2007-10-05 / Bulletin Board
Girl Scouts Recruited Girl Scouts of the San Fernando Valley hosts recruitment day for interested girls and volunteers, 10 to 11 a.m., Juan Bautista de Anza Park, 3701 Lost Hills, Calabasas. (818) 886-1801, ext. 29.
Malibu Goes Green Malibu Organic and Green Festival, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., between Cross Creek and Webb Way off Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu. Event proceeds benefit designing Legacy Park. Green builders, green products, children's eco-village with handson opportunities, merchants, green experts showcase products. Live jazz, classical, blues music. Tours of Aquarium of the Pacific. Organic food village 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Free admission, $7 parking. (310) 456-9025, www.malibuartsfestival.com.
A Season For Change Women's Resource Center of Thousand Oaks hosts annual charity banquet, "A Season for Change," 6 p.m., Four Seasons Grand Ballroom, 2 Dole Drive, Westlake Village. Gourmet dinner, awards presentation, silent and live auctions, celebrity guests. Comedian Michael Jr. performs. $175. RSVP Jan Moses, (805) 496-7383, www.wrcevent.com.
Bonsai Care Tips Conejo Valley Bonsai Society hosts fourth annual Bonsai Exhibition and Demonstration, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Sunday, Gardens of the World, 2001 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. Tree care demonstrations 11 a.m., 2 p.m. both days. Tree displays, talk to club members for tree tips. Street parking on T.O. Boulevard. Nat Stein, (805) 374-9668.
Immigration Issues Ventura County League of Women Voters presents public meeting, "Perspectives on Immigration: Economic, Legal, Agricultural, Legislative," Resident Inn by Marriott at River Ridge, 2101 W. Vineyard, Oxnard. Registration 9 a.m., program 10 a.m. Four panelists discuss immigration law. Open to public, free. Continental breakfast, luncheon $24. RSVP for meals, Jeri Andrews, (805) 379-2768.
SUN., OCT. 7
Respond For GOP Reservations due for Westlake Village Republican Women Federated dinner event, Thurs., Oct. 11, Westlake Village Inn, 31943 W. Agoura Road, Westlake Village. Social hour 6:30 p.m. Speaker: Larry Greenfield, California director of the Republican Jewish Coalition. Spouses, guests welcomed. Mail check for $47.50 to WVRWF, 1125 Lindero Canyon Road, A8, Box 102, WLV, CA 91362.
Play Date For Music Acacia Elementary School hosts fourth annual MusicFest and Carnival, 1 to 5 p.m., 55 W. Norman Ave., Thousand Oaks. Bruce Brothers Blues Band plays. Carnival games, inflatables, craft booths, silent auction, train and pony rides, food. New West Symphony Music Van on site. Blood drive 1:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. All proceeds support school's music program. Debbie Sios, (805) 495-5550.
Baked By Cheerleaders Moorpark Packers Competitive Cheerleading Team hosts bake sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Vons, 4241 Tierra Rejada Road, Moorpark. Proceeds to cover competition expenses. Jan Cole, (805) 523-2372, email@example.com.
Rat Pack Cool Thousand Oaks Rotary Foundation hosts "Las Vegas Cool" fundraiser, 5 p.m., Moorpark Country Club, 11800 Championship Drive. Games, food, entertainers, showgirls, prizes, live auctions. Proceeds to Hospice of the Conejo. $75 advance, $100 at door. (805) 4952145, www.lasvegascool.org.
Cars In 51 Categories Thousand Oaks-Westlake Village Regional Chamber of Commerce presents 22nd annual Westlake Village Auto Show, 10 a.m., Countrywide, 31303 Agoura Road, Westlake Village. Day of event registration 7 to 9:30 a.m. Classics, antiques, sports cars in more than 51 categories. Trophies awarded 2:30 p.m. Vendors, food, raffles, live entertainment, rock climbing wall. Free to public. $25 car registration. www.WestlakeVillageAutoShow.com.
MON., OCT. 8
Meet, Join 4-H Conejo Valley 4-H Club meets, 7 to 9 p.m., Cameron Center, 288 Greenmeadow Drive, Thousand Oaks. Educational program for ages 5 to 19. New members welcome. Jenean Bass, jeneanbass @roadrunner.com.
Photo Field Trips Photo Group meets 6:30 p.m., Grant Brimhall/Thousand Oaks Library, 1401 E. Janss Road. Guest speaker: Bruce Stein, manager of Hooper's Camera Store. Members report on recent field trips. Guests welcome. (805) 498-4669.
TUES., OCT. 9
Small Biz Loans The Agoura/Oak Park/Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce hosts breakfast meeting, 8 a.m., Terri's Cafe, 30135 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills. Program: "How to get a small business loan." Speakers: Chamber members Jim Salin and Cheryl Murphy, vice presidents Pacific Western Bank. RSVP (818) 889-3150.
WED., OCT. 10
A Stitch In Time Simi Valley Quilt Guild meets 7:30 p.m., Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi.Guest speaker: Kelly Gallagher-Abbott. Topic: "Techniques," ways to solve personal quilting dilemmas. No charge for guests. Refreshments served. All levels welcome.www. simivalleyquiltguild.org
Fortnightly Date Reservations due by noon for Moorpark Women's Fortnightly Club luncheon, 10 a.m., Fri., Oct. 12, Holy Cross Catholic Church, 13955 Peach Hill Road, Moorpark. Program: Lewis and Clark trek, collection for UNICEF. RSVP Tami Gresiak, (805) 529-5439, gresiak58 @hotmail.com.
Psych Prof Speaks Democratic Club of Conejo Valley meets 6:30 p.m., Goebel's Senior Adult Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Guest speaker: Rochelle Sechooler, chair of psychology department Los Angeles City College. Public welcome. (805) 675-8785.
Angle On Fly Fishing Conejo Valley Fly Fishers meet 7 p.m., Orchid Room, Best Western-Thousand Oaks Inn, 75 W. Thousand Oaks Blvd. Speaker: Gary Borger, author, angler, instructor. (805) 498-2944, www.cvff.org.
THURS., OCT. 11
Gallegly Reception Ventura County Federation of Republican Women host reception for Rep. Elton Gallegly, Sen. Tom McClintock, Assemblymember Audra Strickland and other guests, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., 5182 Kingsgrove, Somis. RSVP (805) 399-1023, (805) 497-4727.
FRI., OCT. 12
Boo! To You Ghost Tour opens in Strathearn Park, 137 Strathearn Place, Simi Valley. Weekends through Oct. 28. Fridays 7 to 10 p.m., Saturdays 6 to 10 p.m., Sundays 6 to 9:30 p.m. Onehour walking tours leave every 10 minutes. Meet local "ghosts," $7. (805) 526-6453.
Mayor's Dinner Simi Valley Community Foundation hosts third annual Mayor's Dinner and Charity Auction, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley. Music by Billy Davis Jr. Comedy by Mimi Donaldson. Live and silent auctions. Mayor Paul Miller honors Humanitarian Award recipients. RSVP Susan Sheppard, Chamber office, (805) 520-8222.
Moore Music Simi Valley Council on Aging hosts dance, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. Dance instruction, doors open 7 p.m. Music by Moore Music. Refreshments, door prizes. $6. Proceeds to senior programs. (805) 583-6041.
SAT., OCT. 13
Quilts Under The Oaks Conejo Valley Quilters presents biannual quilt show, "A Gathering Under the Oaks," California Lutheran University, 60 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. More than 200 quilts, children's treasure hunt, vendors, sewing machine giveaway. $8 admission, free parking. www. Conejovalleyquilters.com.
Ojai Studio Tour Ojai Studio Artists Tour, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., today and Sunday, Ojai Art Center, 113 S. Montgomery St. Public can visit 40 artists' studios. Artist Palette Reception, 6 to 8 p.m. today, Ojai Art Center. $20 advance, $25 at door, children 12 and under free. (805) 646-8126.
Kimono Collection Reservation due for Camarillo Newcomers Club meeting Thurs., Oct. 18, Spanish Hills Country Club, 999 Crestview Ave., Camarillo. Social time/meeting 11 a.m., lunch at noon. Program: John McMullen, minister of visitation at Camarillo United Methodist Church, shows his personal collection of Japanese kimonos. Lunch $20 members, $22 guests. RSVP (805) 389-4079. Club information (805) 384-9373.
SUN., OCT. 14
Fiddling Fun California OldTime Fiddlers Association meets 1:30 p.m., Oak View Community Center, 18 Valley Road. Family fun, music, dancing, refreshments. All ages welcomed. Free. (805) 517-1131.
International Dances West Valley Folk Dancers hosts "Autumn in the Valley," international folk dance festival, 1 to 4:30 p.m., Woodland Hills Recreation Center, 5858 Shoup Ave. Line and couple dances, ethnic costumes. Free, parking nearby. Soft-soled shoes needed. (818) 368-1957.
Culture Of Rising Sun Ventura County Japanese American Citizens League hosts 17th annual Japanese Culture Day, 1 to 4 p.m., Camarillo Community Center, 1605 E. Burnley St., Camarillo. Karate demos, classical dance, taiko drumming, bonsai plants, flower arrangements, tea ceremony, crafts, food and gift items for sale. Donations: $7 adults, $5 ages 5 to 17, $5 seniors 62 and up, students with ID, $15 family. (805) 677-4517, www.vcjacl.org.
Fat Tire Fest Concerned OffRoad Bicyclists Association (CORBA) presents Fat Tire Fest annual fundraiser, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Malibu Creek State Park. Poker ride (helmets required), mountain bike skills clinic, celebrity pro riders, log pull contest, catered lunch, raffle, exhibitors. $25 CORBA members, $30 nonmembers, $10 children 12 and under. Includes lunch, poker ride, raffle tickets. Registration, www.corbamtb.com.
Old California Ventura Music Festival hosts annual Old California Days Barbecue and Musicale, 2 p.m., Old Creek Ranch Winery, 10244 Old Creek Road, Oak View. Wine tasting, tritip/chicken catered luncheon. The Phil Salazar Band plays bluegrass music. Proceeds support Ventura Music Festival. $65. Tickets (805) 648-3146.
MON., OCT. 15
Harvest RSVPs Due Reservations due for Pleasant Valley Historical Society's fourth annual Harvest Festival, 4 to 8 p.m., Sat., Oct. 20, Thiessen Family Barn, 4588 Donlon Road, Somis. Barbecue beef, grilled chicken, side dishes, drinks. Boney Mountain Mamas play country and western music. Silent auction. Proceeds to society museum, botanical garden maintenance and expansion. $45, no-host bar. RSVP (805) 482-3660, (805) 482-2580.
TUES., OCT 16
Coping With Stress Westlake Village Newcomers Club meets for coffee, 10 a.m. to noon, home of Elke Heuer, 1829 Stonesgate St., Westlake Village. Program: coping with stress. Guest speaker Doris Eddy, registered nurse, hypnotherapist. Eddy discusses selfhypnosis techniques for relaxation. RSVP (805) 496-2464.
Opera Talks Friends of the Platt Library hosts series of opera talks with L.A. Opera, 7 p.m., library, 23600 Victory Blvd., Woodland Hills. Topic: Introduction to opera. Free admission, no reservations needed. (818) 3409386, www.plattlibrary.org/events.
Unplugged Tunes Camarillo Acoustic Music Club meets 7 to 11 p.m., private home in Camarillo. Beginner to expert musicians perform live acoustic music. Guests welcome to play or listen. T.J. Zeiler, (805) 4820029. www.Songmakers.org.