Events coming up at senior center

The Pleasant Valley Senior Center will offer the following activities at 1605 Burnley St., Camarillo. Contact the center for ongoing classes, game times, blood pressure readings, health and exercise activities, and more. For more information or to RSVP, call (805) 482-4881. •Movie Time at 1 p.m. Thurs., Dec. 4 will feature “God’s Not Dead” in the auditorium. Snacks will be […]

Event to help feed the hungry

FOOD Share will have its third annual CAN-tree Collection food drive Fri. through Sun., Dec. 5 to 7 at The Collection at RiverPark, 2751 Park View Court, Oxnard. The event will feature bus inesses , communi ty leaders and teams building Christmas trees made of canned goods for Ventura County’s hungry. The goal is to build 150 trees standing 6 […]

Former ‘Idol’ star sings the classics

Brooke White to perform in Christmas concert

Singer-songwriter Brooke White, a former “American Idol” contestant, will present her annual Hometown Christmas Concert at 7:30 p.m. Thurs., Dec. 11 at the Scherr Forum Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. White’s concert will feature songs from her holiday album “White Christmas,” as well as tunes from her album “High Hopes and Heartbreak,” yuletide classics […]

Take Your Camarillo Acorn on Vacation

Travel gifts

The gift-giving season is here. It’s the season for Black Friday and Cyber Monday, and every year, it seems, a couple more “Buy now!” shopping days are added to the mix. If you have a traveler in your life to shop for, you have a wide variety of possibilities. Luggage and travel bags can make ideal gifts for several reasons. […]


Cops help children find the perfect gift The Ventura County Sheriff’s Department will present its third annual Shop with a Cop event at 8 a.m. Sat., Dec. 6 at the Camarillo Target store, 209 W. Ventura Blvd. Deputies from Camarillo, Fillmore, Moorpark, Ojai, Thousand Oaks and the Ventura County Sheriff’s headquarters will assist 60 children at this year’s event. Created […]

Choir to sing holiday tunes

The Cal State Channel Islands Choir will present a concert at 3 p.m. Sun., Dec. 7 at St. Columba’s Episcopal Church, 1251 Las Posas Road, Camarillo. This holiday concert will feature modern melodies with texts in Swahili, Hebrew and Latin including “Little Jazz Mass.” Donations will be requested. For more information, visit www.cicachoir.org.

Diamonds to sparkle at jewelry shop

Win $1,000 shopping spree

Van Gundy Jewelers will host a Hearts On Fire diamond-cutting event and trunk show from 6 to 9 p.m. Wed., Dec. 3 at 588 E. Main Street, Ventura and Thurs., Dec. 4 at 77 E. Daily Drive, Camarillo. Brian McHardy, a fourth-generation master diamond cutter, will demonstrate his skills and explain Hearts On Fire diamonds. A selection of Hearts On […]

A holly, jolly luncheon

The Camarillo Womens Connection will host its Christmas Joy Luncheon: Christmas Past, Present, Future at 11 a.m. Fri., Dec. 5 at Spanish Hills Country Club, 999 Crestview Ave, Camarillo. Reservations are requested. The all-inclusive cost of $25 may be paid at door. To RSVP, call Beverly at (805) 484-0077. For more information, go to www.facebook.com/CamarilloChristianWomensConnection or Stonecroft Ministries at www.stonecroft.org.

Info on H2O toflow at CLU

League of Women Voters of Ventura County, a nonpartisan political organization, and California Lutheran University will sponsor a forum titled “Post Water Bond, What Next” from 10 a.m. to noon Sat., Dec. 13 in the Roth Nelson Room, 3391 Montclef Blvd. on the CLU campus, Thousand Oaks. The forum will discuss what passage of Proposition 1, the water bond, will […]