2010-09-03 / Datebook



‘At Home At The Zoo’ Play by Edward Albee opens at Santa Paula Theater Center, 125 S. Seventh St. 8 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays, 2:30 Sundays through Oct. 10. Mature subject matter. Phone: 805.525.4645 Contact: Box office Web: www .santapaulatheatercenter.org Time: 8:00 p.m. Date: 9/3/2010


AAUW Coffee & Chat At Side Street Cafe, 652 Lawrence Drive, Newbury Park. Hosted by American Association of University Women, Thousand Oaks Branch. New members welcome. Phone: 805.493.2138 Contact: Narda Fargotstein Email: pfargot@verizon.net Web: www .aauwto.org Time: 9:00 a.m. Date: 9/4/2010

Sixth Annual Steppin’ Out

At The Miles Playhouse 1130 Lincoln Blvd., Santa Monica. Today, 8 p.m., swing dancing with 13-piece Swing Cats Big Band & Swing Kitties vocal trio. Sunday, 3 p.m., square dancing with string band Triple Chicken Foot and caller Susan Michaels. All ages and abilities, singles and couples. Each day $10 adults, $5 students/seniors. Phone: 310.458.8634 Contact: Justin Yoffe Email: justin.yoffe @smgov.net Web: www .milesplayhouse.org Time: 8:00 p.m. Date: 9/4/2010


Country Music Festival

& Chili Cook-off Noon to 5 p.m. at Camarillo Ranch, 201 Camarillo Ranch Road. International Chili Society-sanctioned competition with prizes. Wine, beer, food for sale. Live country music. Vintage car display. Games in children’s area. Fundraiser for Camarillo Hospice. $10 admission. Children under 12 free. Phone: 805.389.6870 Contact: Camarillo Hospice office Web: www.camarillohospice.org Time: 12:00 p.m. Date: 9/5/2010

Dudley House Open House 1 to 4 p.m. at Dudley House, Ashwood and Loma Vista streets, Ventura. Docent tours of house, old-time radio shows. Free. Phone: 805.644.3286 Contact: Steve Cummings Time: 1:00 p.m. Date: 9/5/2010

De Colores Festival 2 to 9 p.m. at Santa Paula Art Museum, 117 N. 10th St., downtown Santa Paula. In conjunction with De Colores Art Show inside museum. Celebration of Latino culture. Musical groups, Folklorico dancers, crafts, food booths, beer garden, kids corner. Free admission to festival. Museum admission $4 adults, $3 seniors, students free with ID. Web: www.decoloresartshow.com Time: 2:00 p.m. Date: 9/5/2010


Summer Concert

In The Park In natural amphitheater at Conejo Community Center, 1175 Hendrix Ave., Thousand Oaks. Queen Nation presents tribute to vintage Queen concerts. Suitable for all ages. Free admission. Bring lawn seating, food and beverages. Street parking only. Sponsored by T.O. Acorn Phone: 805.381.1247 Contact: Conejo Rec and Park District Web: www.HillcrestArts.com Time: 5:00 p.m. Date: 9/6/2010


Westlake Village Art Guild Meets at Thousand Oaks Inn Banquet Center, 75 W. Thousand Oaks Blvd. 6 to 7 p.m. buffet dinner. 7 to 9 p.m. watercolor artist Pong Apinyavat gives painting demonstration. $20 members, $25 guests. Cost includes dinner, beverage, dessert, tax, tip, demo. RSVP requested. Phone: 805.379.5655 Email: wlvag @hotmail.com Time: 6:00 p.m. Date: 9/7/2010

Ventura County

Sportfishing Club Meets at Mariscos Cancun, 1074 E. Avenida de Los Arboles, Thousand Oaks. Capt. David Bacon, charter boat skipper, speaks on hot spots for fishing. Guests welcome, no charge. Phone: 818.889.1370 Contact: Bill Berger Web: vcsc.info Time: 6:30 p.m. Date: 9/7/2010


Wellness &

Information Expo 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. More than 50 vendors and agencies providing resources for seniors. Free health screenings. Miniexercise classes. Free admission. Phone: 805.583.6363 Contact: Senior Center Time: 9:00 a.m. Date: 9/8/2010

Rancho Simi

Senior Citizens Meets at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. Coffee and cookies served. Bingo games. Phone: 805.955.0788 Time: 1:30 p.m. Date: 9/8/2010

IEEE Computer Society 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Overton Hall, California Lutheran University, 60 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. Pizza, networking 6:30 p.m. Presentation 7 p.m. Dave Jollota, CEO of QualityLogic, discusses software testing to ensure interoperability of the DOE’s largest smart grid project. Free, open to public. RSVP requested. Phone: 805.876.4271 Contact: Karl Geiger Email: events@ieee-bv-cs.org Web: computer.ieee-bv.org Time: 6:30 p.m. Date: 9/8/2010

Simi Valley Quilt Guild Meets at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. Doors open 7 p.m. Guild founding member Mary Brewer presents retrospective on her quilting life, from double-knit to batik. All levels of quilters welcome. Phone: 805.583.3389 Web: www .simivalleyquiltguild.org Time: 7:30 p.m. Date: 9/8/2010


IWOSC Ventura

Writers Group 10 a.m. to noon at Sherwood Country Club, 320 W. Stafford Road Golf Club House, Thousand Oaks. Open to all writers, any level, any genre. Representative from Public Relations in Social Media 4 Creative Professionals (PRISM) speaks on importance of social media for writers and how to use it. RSVP required for admittance to site. $2 fee for refreshments, free parking. No shorts, jeans, flip-flops allowed in clubhouse. Phone: 805.402.7979 Contact: Dawn Wood Email: aubewood @verizon.net Web: web.me.com/ prism4/prism Time: 10:00 a.m. Date: 9/9/2010

Simi Valley

Community Council Meets at Lost Canyons Golf Club, 3301 Lost Canyons Drive, Simi Valley. Meet-and-greet 11:30 a.m. Program and lunch at noon. Mike Sedell, city manager of Simi Valley, discusses progress of city. Free drawing for all paid members. Bring canned food items for Simi Valley Care and Share. $15 for lunch.

Contact: Nancy Lukunich Web: simivalleycommunitiycouncil.org

Time: 11:30 a.m. Date: 9/9/2010

FRI., SEPT. 10

Seashore Porcelain Artists Meets in Camarillo EV Free Church, 2315 Ventura Blvd. Susan Hertzberg discusses “Designing Small Treasures.” Guests welcome. Phone: 805.649.9318 Contact: Ingrid Time: 9:30 a.m. Date: 9/10/ 2010

Westlake Village

Encore Club Meets at Westlake Yacht Club, 32123 Lindero Canyon Road, WLV. 9:30 a.m. refreshments. 10 a.m. meeting. 10:30 root beer floats served, boat ride. Wear flat, softsoled shoes. Bring sun hat. Nonprofit social club. Guests welcome. Phone: 818.889.3712 Time: 9:30 a.m. Date: 9/10/2010

Fireside Variety Show At Borchard Community Center, 190 Reino Road, Newbury Park. Showcasing Ken and Phee, Stephanie Bettman and Luke Halpin, Jim Stours, Tom Corbett Trio with Bill Knopf and David Ferguson. Adults only. Donation $7 at door. Seating first come, first served. Phone: 805.499.3511 Contact: Bob Kroll Email: folksgr1@aol.com Time: 8:00 p.m. Date: 9/10/2010

Pat Benatar

Benefit Concert At The Canyon club, 28912 Roadside Drive, Agoura Hills. Today and Sept. 11. Doors open 6 p.m. Malibu resident Pat Benatar and husband Neil Giraldo will donate all proceeds to Save Our Schools campaign for Santa Monica-Malibu School District funding and arts programs at Malibu High School. Phone: 818.879.5016 Contact: Canyon Club Web: canyonclub.net Time: 9:00 p.m. Date: 9/10/2010

SAT., SEPT. 11

Doodle Romp & Picnic Meets on 16 acres of private land in Santa Monica Mountains. Benefit for Malibu Pet Companions and funding medical care for homeless animals at Agoura Animal Shelter. Open to goldendoodle, labradoodle owners. Competitions, auctions, food, vendors, pet portraiture, breeders. Reservations requested. Location given upon RSVP. Phone: 818-735-7332 Contact: Craige Email: doodleromp @earthlink.net Web: www .MalibuPetCompanions.org Time: 1:00 a.m. Date: 9/11/2010

School Car Wash

Fundraiser 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Thousand Oaks High School, 2323 N. Moorpark Road. Benefit for TOHS Band. $5 donation per vehicle. Web: www.tohsband.org Time: 9:00 a.m. Date: 9/11/2010

Moorpark High School

Band E-Waste Event From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Moorpark High School, 4500 Tierra Rejada Road. Fundraiser for MHS band. Drop off electronic waste for recycling, any item that plugs in or takes batteries. Computers, laptops, cellphones, TVs, monitors, wire accepted. Phone: 866.410.9600 Contact: Michael Sarubbi Email: michael @coastalewaste.com Web: www .ezewaste.com Time: 9:00 a.m. Date: 9/11/2010

Democratic Women’s

Council Of Conejo Valley Meets at Boccaccio’s restaurant, Landing on the Lake, 32123 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village. Forum of local candidates running in November election. Bring canned goods for Manna food drive. $20 for brunch. RSVP requested. Phone: 805.495.1515 Web: www.dwccv.org Time: 9:30 a.m. Date: 9/11/2010

Thousand Oaks

Arts Festival 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Sunday at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza and The Lakes at Thousand Oaks, T.O. Boulevard. More than 60 local visual arts exhibitors, live performances, art demonstrations, children’s interactive art exhibits, wine tasting, gourmet food trucks. Honorary chair/PGA golf artist Scott Medlock presents 2 to 4 p.m. both days. Free admission. Phone: 805.449.2660 Contact: Jana Covell Email: jcovell @tolibrary.org Web: www .toartsfestival.com Time: 10:00 a.m. Date: 9/11/2010

E-Waste Collection

Fundraiser 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in front parking lot, Alex Fiore Thousand Oaks Teen Center, 1375 E. Janss Road. Collecting old and broken electronics for recycling. TVs up to 25-inches, computers, laptops, iPods, cellphones, stereos. No appliances. Benefit for Teen Center.

Phone: 805.494.5156 Web: www .thousandoaksteencenter.com

Time: 10:00 a.m. Date: 9/11/2010

Conejo Valley Home

Remodeling & RV Show At Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 170 vendors exhibit kitchen and bath remodeling ideas, interior designs, landscaping, pools and spas, home entertainment. 2011 RVs on display. First 200 people free each day. $4 at door. Phone: 805.529.0760 Email: showkase9@gmail.com Web: www.conejovalleyhomeshow.com

Time: 10:00 a.m. Date: 9/11/2010

Brandon’s Buddies 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Brandon’s Village universal playground, 25801 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Calabasas. Integrated play for children with and without disabilities, face painting, crafts, entertainment, treats. Free. RSVP requested. Phone: 818.222.8118 Contact: Dina Kaplan Email: brandonsbuddies@pacbell.net Time: 11:00 a.m. Date: 9/11/2010

Las Vegas Cool At Los Robles Country Club, 299 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Hosted by Los Robles Hospital volunteers and Thousand Oaks Rotary Foundation. Benefit for Hospice of the Conejo. Casino games, food, martini luge, showgirls, prizes, live auctions. Music by Celebrity DJ Kryptonite. General admission $60. Upgraded packages available. Phone: 805.495.2145 Contact: Hospice of the Conejo Web: www.lasvegascool.org Time: 7:00 p.m. Date: 9/11/2010

SUN., SEPT. 12

Ventura Vintage Rods

Harbor Run 20 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Harborview Park, Channel Islands Harbor. Almost 300 classic cars before 1975 entered: muscle cars, coupes, pickup trucks. Raffle prizes, 50-50 drawing. All proceeds benefit local charities. Free to public, $20 car entry fee. Contact: Ventura Vintage Rods Web: www.venturavintagerods.org Time: 8:00 a.m. Date: 9/12/2010

Fall Equinox Folk Music

And Dance Festival 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Rancho Cordillera del Norte, 9015 Wilbur Ave., Northridge. Presented by the California Traditional Music Society and FolkWorks. Traditional performers, dance tent, jam sessions, family area, crafts and food vendors. Music, dance & storytelling workshops. Phone: 818.817.7756 Contact: Lisa Richardson Email: lisar @ctmsfolkmusic.org Web: www .ctmsfolkmusic.org/equinox Time: 10:00 a.m. Date: 9/12/2010

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