2017-01-19 / Calendar
Pleasant Valley Garden Club
10:15 a.m. at Seventh-day Adventist Church, 3975 E. Las Posas Road, Camarillo. James Adams, professor of pharmacology and Chumash healer, speaks on “Healing with medicinal plants of the west.” Snacks served. Contact: Teri. Phone: 805.482.6933.
Thousand Oaks Stamp Club
6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Goebel Adult Community Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, T.O. Contact: Rick McHenry. Phone: 805. 405.4566.
Ventura County Rose Society
7:30 p.m. at Ventura County Office of Education Conference Center, 5100 Adolfo Road, Camarillo. Doors open 6:30 p.m. for advice from rose experts, refreshments. Little rose show 7 p.m. Program: Craig Hueneke, Orchard Supply Hardware manager, discusses the use of beneficial insects for roses. Demo on pruning roses. Contact: Barbara Morse. Phone: 805. 499.1657.Web: www.venturarose.org.
Conejo Valley Bonsai Society
7:30 p.m. at Westlake Village Community Center, 31200 Oak Crest Drive. Bonsai expert Roy Nagatoshi will give a demonstration on grafting. Refreshments will be served. Phone: 805.495.7480.
Conejo Valley Amateur Radio Club
7:30 p.m. in community room, East County Sheriff’s Station, 2101 E. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. Adrian Jarrett explains how to read American Radio Relay League’s Propagation Charts. Web: www.cvarc.org.
FRI., JAN. 20
Simi Valley Moorpark Republican Women
11:30 a.m. at Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, 3050 E. Los Angeles Ave. Speaker is Mark Lunn, Ventura County clerk and recorder. Luncheon: $20 members, $25 guests. Phone: 805.630.7676. Email: email@example.com.
Ventura County Astronomical Society
7:15 p.m. in Moorpark College Forum, 7075 Campus Road. Dr. Anna Ho of CalTech shows what the universe would look like if it were visible in infrared, ultraviolet and X-rays. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
SAT., JAN. 21
Document Shredding Fundraiser
8 to 11 a.m. at Thousand Oaks High School, 2323 N. Moorpark Road. Cost: $10 per file box or equivalent. 10-box maximum per person. Shredding done on site. Benefits TOHS PTSA. Email: email@example.com. Web: www.tohsptsa.com.
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at west parking lot, Royal High School, 1402 Royal Ave., Simi Valley. Accepting computers, monitors, laptops, TVs, printers, fax machines, cellphones, VCRs, DVD players, stereos, cameras, tablets and e-readers. No appliances, batteries or lighting. Band students unload vehicles. RHS Band Boosters sponsors.
Blowout Book Sale
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in community room, Simi Valley Public Library, 2969 Tapo Canyon Road. Paid members of S.V. Friends of Library enter at 9 a.m. Cost: $3 per bag of books or $5 per box.
McCrea Ranch Matinee
1 to 3 p.m. at McCrea Ranch Visitors Center, Thousand Oaks. Screening of 1943 romantic drama “Happy Land” starring Frances Dee and Don Ameche. Cost: $10. RSVP required. Phone: 805.495.2163. Web: www.crpd.org/reg.
Thousand Oaks Dance Club
7:30 to 10 p.m. at Goebel Adult Community Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Doors open 6 p.m. Roaring ’20s theme. Ed La- Fata Trio plays. Male dance hosts, refreshments, door prizes. Free dance lessons from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. Admission: $8. Phone: 805.381.2744.
Camarillo Cafe Concert
8 p.m. at Camarillo Community Center, 1605 E. Burnley St. Doors open 7:30 p.m. Musicians John Zipperer and Dulcie Taylor perform. Smoke and alcohol-free venue. Admission: $20. Web: http://camarillocafe.com.
SUN., JAN. 22
Mysteries Of Space
2 p.m. at Westlake Village Civic Center, 31200 Oak Crest Drive. Author William Green discusses the mystery behind telescopes in the community room. Program moves to courtyard as Richard Wade offers stargazing opportunities. Free, for all ages. Dress warmly for outdoor portion of the event. Part of Westlake Village Reads “Mystereads” program. Phone: 818.706.1613. Web: www.wlv.org/wlvreads.
4:30 to 7 p.m. at Simi Valley Boys & Girls Club, 2850 Lemon St., Simi Valley. Santa Susana High School Key Club hosts annual dinner fundraiser. Spaghetti, salad, garlic bread, beverages. Proceeds benefit scholarships and student leadership programs. Tickets: $8 adults, $5 children, free for kids age 3 and under. Raffle tickets and desserts extra charge. RSVP requested. Phone: 805.368.9980. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
MON., JAN. 23
Ventura County Potters’ Guild
7:45 p.m. at Ventura Avenue Adult Center, 550 N. Ventura Ave., Ventura. Doors open 7 p.m. Artist Troy Schmidt discusses “My Miniature World of Ceramics” and the methods he uses to create scale miniatures. Contact: Cecile Gurrola-Faulconer. Phone: 805.985.5038.
WED., JAN. 25
Conejo Valley Garden Club
9:30 a.m. at Thousand Oaks United Methodist Church, room 11/12, 1000 E. Janss Road. Penelope Grenoble, editor of Source magazine for the American Water Works Association, discusses the impact of the drought on western states’ water supply. Contact: Walter Rugh. Phone: 818.865. 2988.
Thousand Oaks Woman’s Club
10:30 a.m. at Los Robles Greens, Sunset Ballroom, 299 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Magician Shawn Mc- Master performs. Open to all women. Luncheon cost: $21. RSVP requested. Contact: Kitty Sciacia. Phone: 805.484. 7741.
Organic Garden Club Of Ventura County
6 to 8 p.m. at Newbury Park Library, 2331 Borchard Road. DripWorks representative discusses drip watering systems. Guests welcome. Contact: Diana. Phone: 805.241.7308. Web: www.organicgardenclubofventuracounty.org.
Ventura County Classical Guitar Society
7 to 9 p.m. at Rec and Park District Senior Center, 1605 Burnley St., Camarillo. Ensembles and solos play. Michael Nigro, guitarist from Orange County, performs at 8 p.m. No charge. Phone: 805.640.7147. Web: www.vccgs.com.
FRI., JAN. 27
Bella Vita Italian American Club
6 p.m. at St. Jude Catholic Church hall, 32032 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village. Lasagna dinner with dessert. Entertainment by harpist Vee Donna. Guest cost: $17. RSVP required. Contact: Betty. Phone: 805.496.6905.
SAT., JAN. 28
Master Gardener Class
8:30 a.m. to noon at Hansen Agricultural Research Center, 14292 W. Telegraph Road, Santa Paula. Enter from Briggs Road. “Tree care in a drought.” How to save water and the best trees to plant. Taught by UC expert. Wear closed-toe shoes and dress in layers. Cost: $20 includes continental breakfast. Preregistration required. Contact: Leah Haynes. Email: email@example.com. Web: uncanr.edu/sites/vcmg.
Guided Labyrinth Walk
9:30 to 11 a.m. at labyrinth behind St. Columba’s Episcopal Church, 1251 Las Posas Road, Camarillo. Theme: “Emergence.” Finger labyrinths available. Phone: 805.482.8831. Web: www.stcolumbaca.com.
Punk Rock Swap Meet
4 to 10 p.m. at 21433 Strathern St., Canoga Park. For all ages. 7 bands perform; Ill Repute headlines. Door prizes, raffle, food for sale. Full bar with ID. Charity event to support underprivileged kids through Knights of Columbus Council No. 3601. Admission: $8 in advance, $10 at the door. Phone: 818.492.8690.
Buckles And Bows Square Dance Club
7 to 10 p.m. at Goebel Adult Community Center, Janss Road at 23 Freeway, Thousand Oaks. Rounds from 7 to 7:30 p.m. followed by plus. Mike Sikorsky, caller. Cost: $7. Contact: Bill and Nancy. Phone: 805. 497.8398.
Gold Coast Wind Ensemble
7:30 p.m. at Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, Scherr Forum, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. Pops concert with music from Broadway shows and Gershwin. Tickets: $22 adults, $14 students and seniors. Phone: 805.492.0049. Web: www.gcwe.org.
SUN., JAN. 29
9 a.m. at Wildwood Park, Avenida de Los Arboles at Big Sky Drive, Thousand Oaks. Four-mile walk to Paradise Falls and back. No-host lunch follows at Mimi’s, 400 Moorpark Road, T.O. For people age 60 and older who are single, divorced or widowed. No charge for walk. Phone: 805.222.5959. Emai l : firstname.lastname@example.org.
WED., FEB. 1
Ventura County Garden Club
1 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal and Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 117 Seventh St., Santa Paula. “Show and Tell”: Bring a favorite plant and give a five-minute talk about it. Refreshments served. Contact: Marlene. Phone: 805.386. 4224. Email: email@example.com.
Conejo Valley Legal Professional Assoc.
6 p.m. at Geppino’s Sicilian Kitchen, 3316 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., T.O. Michael Gibbens discusses disability updates in the law. Cost: No-host dinner plus tax/tip and $2 for speaker. RSVP requested. Contact: Barbara. Phone: 818.865. 0444. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
THURS., FEB. 2
Business-Professional Women Of Conejo Valley
7 p.m. at Camboni restaurant, 75 W. Thousand Oaks Blvd., T.O. Both men and women welcome. Lalaine Braime, CPA, presents latest tips on 2016 taxes. Contact: Lydia Steadman. Phone: 818. 889.4953.
FRI., FEB. 3
‘Much Ado About Nothing’
8 p.m. at Camarillo Skyway Playhouse, 330 Skyway Drive. Weekends through March 5. Shakespeare comedy about young lovers. Tickets: $20 for adults; $15 for students, seniors and military; $10 for children. Call for show times. Phone: 805.388.5716. Web: www.skywayplayhouse.org.
SAT., FEB. 4
Sustainability Fair And Recycling Event
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Oak Park High School, 899 N. Kanan Road. Kids built solar cars and pot plants to take home. Hang out with endangered animals at 10 a.m. Adults learn about native plants and natural pesticides and test drive electric cars and bicycles. Sustainable art showcase. Recycle e-waste, old medications, prescription eyeglasses, bikes, used clothes. Free paper shredding. No admission fee. Web: www.oakparkusd.org/superstaturday.
‘Hansel And Gretel’
1 to 2:30 p.m. at Simi Valley Library, 2969 Tapo Canyon Road. L.A. Metropolitan Opera presents live, family-friendly performance of opera by German composer Engelbert Humperdinck. Free admission. Seating is first come, first served. Email: Kathia.email@example.com. Web: www.losangelesmet.com.
SUN., FEB. 5
Old-Time Country Bluegrass Gospel Music
2 to 4 p.m. at Ventura Poinsettia Pavilion, 3451 Foothill Blvd., Ventura. Free music concert. Phone: 805.517.1131.
MON., FEB. 6
Conejo Cactus And Succulent Society
7 p.m. at Elks Lodge, 158 N. Conejo School Road, Thousand Oaks. Doors open 6:30 p.m. Ernesto Sandoval, director of UC Davis Botanical Conservatory, tells how to grow succulents in a container and in the ground. New guests receive a free plant. Email: ConejoCSS@hotmail.com.
Ventura County Philatelic Society
7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Church of the Foothills, 6279 Foothill Road, Ventura. Stamp trading and socializing. Free. Phone: 805.320.1601. Emai l : firstname.lastname@example.org.