2017-07-14 / Calendar



Democratic Women’s Council Of Conejo Valley

9:30 a.m. at Boccaccio’s Restaurant, 32123 Lindero Canyon Road, Ste. 104, Westlake Village. Deborah Madden, regional coordinator for Ventura County Healthy California Campaign, presents “Will California go it alone in healthcare?” Darlynn Childress and Danielle Walsmith speak on “the resistance movement continues.” Cost: $25 for champaign brunch. RSVP requested. Phone: 805.498.7262. Web: www.dwccv.online.

Fine Art Festival

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Sunday at Channel Islands Harbor Landing, 2800 Harbor Blvd., Oxnard. Artists sell their original work in 2-D and 3-Dfine art. Free admission. Web: www.channelislandsharbor.org.

Wild West Fundraiser

5 to 10 p.m. at Strathearn Park, 137 Strathearn Place, Simi Valley. Handrolled cigars, live auction, casino tables, raffles, DJ, lawn games, cornhole tournament, TV celebrities, Charityville Jail, free popcorn. Proceeds benefit pediatric cancer patients and their families through Bumblebee Foundation. Tickets: $75. Phone: 805.870.4003. Web: www.bumblebeefoundation.org.

Concert In The Park

7 p.m. at Berniece Bennett Park, 31800 Village Center Road, Westlake Village. Bella Donna, tribute to Stevie Nicks and Fleetwood Mac, performs. Four food trucks begin selling dinner at 6 p.m. Free admission. Contact: City Hall. Phone: 818.706. 1613. Web: www.wlv.org/summertimeinthecity.

Guided Labyrinth Walk

7 to 8:30 p.m. at labyrinth behind St. Columba’s Episcopal Church, 1251 Las Posas Road, Camarillo. Theme: “Compassion.” Finger labyrinths available. Phone: 805.482.8831. Web: www.stcolumbaca.com.

Thousand Oaks Dance Club

7:30 to 10 p.m. at Goebel Adult Community Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, T.O. Doors open 6 p.m. Theme: Rhapsody in Blue. Dick Parent Trio performs. Free dance lesson from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. Male dance hosts, refreshments, door prizes. Admission: $8. Phone: 805.381.2744.

Star Party

8 to 10 p.m. at Moorpark College Observatory, 7075 Campus Road. Open house for families. Ventura County Astronomical Society members assist guests with their telescopes and show the night sky. Free admission, parking. Web: www.vcas.org.

Oak Canyon Community Astronomers

8:30 p.m. at Oak Canyon Community Park, 5600 Hollytree Drive, Oak Park. Star party open to the public. View the universe through telescopes and learn from local astronomers. Weather permitting. No charge. Contact: Darren. Phone: 805.490.0224.


Watch/Clock Association

Noon at campus student center, Ventura College, 4667 Telegraph Road. Informal workshop on clocks or watches at 11 a.m. Items for sale. Matt Bonaccorso discusses his Mayer Brothers Street Clock. Admission: $3. Optional lunch for additional $5. Web: www.nawcc-ch190.com.

Free Concert

2 to 3 p.m. at Camarillo Library community room, 4101 Las Posas Road. Vocalist Vivien Mason, backed by trio, performs Broadway and jazz standards. Friends of the Camarillo Library sponsors. Phone: 805.388.5222. Web: www.friendscamarillolibrary.org.

Silents Under The Stars

6:30 p.m. at Paramount Ranch, 2903 Cornell Road, Agoura. Tour of historic ranch at 6:30 p.m. 1926 “Beau Geste” screens at 8 p.m. Live music accompaniment. Tickets: $6 adults, $3 children under 12, Hollywood Heritage members $5. Phone: 805.370.2301.

Conejo Valley Quilters

6:30 p.m. at Ascension Lutheran Church, Pederson Hall, 1600 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Wendy Mathson explores designs using the Storm at Sea block. $5 guest fee. Web: http://conejovalleyquilters.com.


Social Dancing

10 to 11:30 a.m. at Goebel Adult Community Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Music from 1930s to ‘60s. No partner or dance skills needed. Free admission. Phone: 805.381.2744.

Temple Adat Elohim Seniors

1:30 p.m. in temple social hall, 2420 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Steve Kohn, composer and lyricist, gives an operatic program. No charge. Contact: Bill Berger. Phone: 818.889. 1370.

Conejo Valley Genealogical Society

6:30 p.m. at Grant Brimhall Library, 1401 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Robert Dempster describes “How the American Revolution really started.” Phone: 805.390.6865.

‘Disney’s Beauty And The Beast Jr.’

7 p.m. at Rock City Studios, 2258 Pickwick Drive, Camarillo. Also 7 p.m. July 19 and 20, and 1:30 p.m. July 22. Children’s theater camp performs. Tickets: $10 in advance, $14 at the door. Email: camarillojuniortheatre@gmail.com. Web: cjtheatre.shutterfly.com.


Simi Valley Democratic Club

7 p.m. at Simi Valley Town Center community room, 1555 Simi Town Center Way. Actress and activist Mimi Kennedy discusses election fraud and voter suppression. Contact: Camilla Gonzales. Phone: 805.914.9289.


Channel Islands Gulls

11 a.m. at Spanish Hills Country Club, 999 Crestview Drive, Camarillo. Social hour at 11 a.m., lunch at noon. Bring canned goods and nonperishables for St. Vincent De Paul Charity. Raffle, table centerpieces for sale. Proceeds go to local charities. Luncheon cost: $30. RSVP requested. Contact: Shirley. Phone: 805.824.4005.

Thousand Oaks Tea Party

6:45 to 9 p.m. at Calvary Church, 2697 Lavery Court, Ste. 9, Newbury Park. Author and columnist Susan Shelley discusses the policies that are holding back job creation in California and President Trump’s communication strategy.

Conejo Valley Bonsai Society

7:30 p.m. at Westlake Village Community Center, 31200 Oak Crest Drive. Gary Nanson demonstrates using power tools on bonsai. Bring a tree from home that might benefit from this technique. Phone: 805.373.1330.

Conejo Valley Amateur Radio Club

7:30 p.m. in community room, East County Sheriff’s Station, 2101 E. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. Rob Hanson explains the use of panadapters used with ham radios and station computers to see all the transmitted signals on a frequency band. Web: www.cvarc.org.


Reggae On The Mountain

10 a.m. to 8 p.m. today and Sunday at 1440 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga. Performers include Sly and Robbie with Mykal Rose, Katchafire, Yellowman, Raging Fya and Eljai. Gourmet food for sale. Over 30 vendors. Fundraiser for Topanga Community Club. Tickets start at $50. Free parking and shuttle along Topanga Canyon Boulevard. Web: www.reggaeonthemountain.com.

Master Gardeners Talk

11 a.m. at Goebel Adult Community Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Program on selection and care of garden tools. 20-minute optional garden tour follows the class. RSVP requested. Phone: 805.381.2744.

Boots And Slippers Dance Club

7 p.m. at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. Pre-round dancing at 7 p.m. Square dance with Jim Henderson at 7:30 p.m. Theme: Beach ball bingo dance. Admission: $8. Contact: Barry or Debra Kessler. Phone: 818.426.6415.

Buckles And Bows Square Dance Club

7 to 10 p.m. at Goebel Adult Community Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Rounds start 7 p.m. Plus level dancing begins 7:30 p.m. Bob Jones, caller. Admission: $7. Contact: Bill and Nancy. Phone: 805. 497.8398.

‘Billy Elliott’

8 p.m. at Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, 3050 Los Angeles Ave. Runs weekends through Aug. 27; call for showtimes. Actors’Repertory Theatre of Simi present musical. Tickets: $25 for adults, $22 for seniors 60 and up and students, $19 for children 12 and under. Phone: 805.583.7900. Web: www.simi-arts.org.


Summer Concert In The Park

5 to 7 p.m. at Conejo Community Park, 1175 Hendrix Ave., Thousand Oaks. The Neil Deal performs music of Buffalo Springfield, Neil Young and Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young. Bring lawn seating and picnics. Leave pets at home. Free admission. Off-site parking only; on-site parking for vehicles with handicap placards. Web: www.crpd.org/concerts.


Organic Garden Club Of Ventura County

6 to 8 p.m. at Newbury Park Library, 2331 Borchard Road. Organic seed saver Laura Maher speaks on “Water harvesting: grey water and rainwater.” Contact: Diana. Phone: 805.241.7308.


Bella Vita Italian-American Club

6 p.m. at St. Jude Catholic Church hall, 32032 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village. Gypsy Folk Ensemble western dancing. Early RSVP required. Contact: Kathi. Phone: 805.910.5737.


Oxnard Salsa Festival

11 a.m. to 7 p.m. today and Sunday at Plaza Park, Fifth and B streets, downtown Oxnard. Three Latin bands perform both days. Salsa tasting, vendors, food, kids’play zone, salsa recipe contest, dance contest. Free admission and parking. Main stage seating is $5. No coolers or pets allowed. Phone: 805.535.4060. Web: www.oxnardsalsafestival.com.

Music In The Park

6:30 p.m. at 5600 Hollytree Drive, Oak Park. The Springsteen Experience: A Tribute to the Boss performs. Bring picnic basket or purchase food at the event. Free admission. Phone: 818.865.9305. Web: rsrpd.org.


American Handwriting Analysis Foundation

11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at EP Foster Library, Topping Room, 651 E. Main St., Ventura. Sheila Lowe and Lena Rivkin lead discussion on what the handwriting of business leaders says about their leadership styles, and questioned- document examination (forgery). Refreshments. RSVP requested. Contact: Sheila Lowe. Phone: 805.658. 0109. Email: Sheila@sheilalowe.com.

A Taste Of Camarillo

1 to 4 p.m. at Camarillo Ranch, 201 Camarillo Ranch Road. Wine, craft beer and gourmet food festival. Music by band Caught Red Handed. Silent auction, boutiques. Proceeds go to local charities. At-gate admission: $95. VIP admission: $180 at gate if available. Discount tickets can be ordered online. Web: meadowlarkserviceleague.com/ events.

Public Concert

7 p.m. at Calvary Community Church, 5495 Via Rocas, Westlake Village. Libera, an English boys choir, performs. Tickets: $15. Web: calvarycc.org.


Fork It Over Fundraiser

6 to 9 p.m. at Palm Garden Hotel, 495 N. Ventu Park Road, Thousand Oaks. Chefs create Girl Scout cookieinspired appetizers and desserts. Spirits, wine, beer tastings. Silent auction. Proceeds benefit Girl Scout Leadership Experience. For ages 21 and up. Tickets: $50 per person, $75 per couple. Cost includes spirits, wines, appetizers and dessert samples. Phone: 805.232.3988. Web: www.forkitovergsccc.com.

SUN., AUG. 6

Elks Car Show And Chili Cook-Off

8 a.m. at Elks Lodge, 1561 Kuehner Drive, Simi Valley. Breakfast buffet at 8 a.m. Vintage and customized cars on display. Music, vote for favorite chili. Barbecue hamburgers, hot dogs and beverages for sale. Funds raised go to charity. Call to enter a vehicle. Contact: Ted Poliskey. Phone: 805.304.0891.

Jewish Genealogical Society

1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Temple Adat Elo- him, 2420 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Guests and members can sign up at president@JGSCV.org to briefly share a success, failure, brick wall or artifact. Guests attend free. Contact: Jan Meisels Allen. Phone: 818.889.7716.

MON., AUG. 7

Conejo Cactus And Succulent Society

7 p.m. at Elks Lodge, 158 N. Conejo School Road, Thousand Oaks. Steve Frieze, owner of Desert Creations, talks about his monthlong journey to Brazil in “Brazil: where cactus and orchids coexist.”Refreshments served. New guests receive a free plant. Email: ConejoCSS@hotmail.com.

WED., AUG. 9

Poetry At The Library

6 to 7:45 p.m. at Newbury Park Library, 2331 Borchard Road. Open mic poetry readings. Open to all. No charge.

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