Feelin’ the groove

RAGIN’ CAJUN-Andrea Moran, Camarillo, learns to dance Cajun style during the 17th annual Cajun Creole Music Festival at Rancho Santa Susana Community Park last Saturday. Presented by the Rotary Club of Simi Sunrise, the weekend celebration featured activities for the entire family and is the club’s largest fundraising event of the year. Proceeds from the festival benefit many local organizations […]

CLU to host classical ensemble

The music department at California Lutheran University will sponsor an evening of baroque music performed by Ensemble Bella Musica. “The Music Garden of Telemann’s Winter” will be presented at 4 p.m. Sun., June 11 in Samuelson Chapel on the CLU campus at 60 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. Admission ranges from $12 to $15; free to students with CLU I.D. […]

Come to the carnival

The Camarillo Heights Elementary School at 35 Catalina Drive will host their annual carnival today from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. The evening of family fun will feature games, a train ride, a cake walk, a barbecue, a silent auction, karaoke and more. For information about the carnival, call (805) 482-9838.

Summerfest to celebrate healthy habits

Summerfest will feature a farmers’ market, hands-on gardening activities, free health screenings, live music, a fun zone for children and fresh, healthy foods. The event is free and is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. tomorrow, Sat., June 3 at the Ventura Unified School District’s Education Service Center, 255 W. Stanley Ave., Ventura. The event is sponsored by the […]

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POISED-Camarillo residents Lorraine and Carlos Villarreal submitted this photo of Squirrely, just one of several furry friends to frequent their yard. The Villarreals provide food, shelter and water for various wild friends and thoroughly enjoy their visits.

Famed mind reader to show his talents in Thousand Oaks

Marc Salem, a renowned mentalist known for taking his audience on a captivating excursion into the possibilities of the human mind, will bring his Broadway performance “Mind Games” to Thousand Oaks. His performance is presented by Chabad of the Conejo and the Friendship Circle as part of Chabad’s annual gala banquet on Wed., June 14. The Chabad gala will begin […]

Be alert to hidden dangers of pools, hot tubs

As more kids enjoy the warm weather with a dip in the pool, it’s important for parents to be on guard against one of the leading causes of accidental death in children: drowning. Fortunately, there are a number of ways parents can keep their kids safe, and new legislation may help. The legislation will encourage states to require protection-such as […]

Church to present comedy

Peace Lutheran Church will present a family oriented comedy program featuring veteran television comics Kerri Pomarolle and Ron Mcgehee at 3 p.m. Sun., June 4 at 71 Loma Drive, Camarillo. Their “script” is for those 12 and over, but babysitting and activities are planned for younger children. The event will kick off with a barbecue at 1:30 p.m. Admission is […]

A touch of Camarillo

JANN HENDRY/Acorn Newspapers LANDMARK-Completed by Juan Camarillo in 1914, the St. Mary Magdalen Chapel at 2532 Ventura Blvd. has become a trademark for the city of Camarillo. The chapel is open Monday through Friday 8 a..m. to 5 p.m.

CATS to offer theater camp

Broadway Bound is scheduled to run July 24-28 at Valle Lindo Park

Roxanne Diesel, local drama and manners instructor, and owner of CATS (Creative Acting Theater School) offers a variety of summer camps in Ventura County. All camps, for ages 7 to 13, are in partnership with local Ventura County recreation districts and range from half-day to full-day sessions. Camp Broadway Bound is a weeklong day camp from July 24-28 at Valle […]