2006-12-07 / Calendar


GOP Holiday Gala Thousand Oaks Republican Women Federated hosts holiday gala, "Christmas Festivities at Mount Vernon." Sherwood Country Club, 320 W. Stafford Road, Westlake Village. 11 a.m. reception, boutiques. 12:15 p.m. luncheon, program. Carolers, officer installation. Guests: retired Lt. Col. Steve Chealander, "George Washington." $50, RSVP by Dec. 4. (818) 889-4839.


With Heart Conejo Valley Woodworkers Association meets 7 p.m., Redwood Middle School, 233 W. Gainsborough Road, Thousand Oaks. Members make, donate wooden toys to Interface Children Family Service for underprivileged children. (805) 492-2968, www.cvwa.org.

Pearl Harbor Pearl Harbor 65th anniversary event, 10:30 a.m., Samuelson Chapel, California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks. Honor guard, video, guest speakers, singalong, swing dancers, '40s music. Len Zerlin, (805) 492-2272.

Women's Club Meets Camarillo Women's Club hosts Christmas Boutique and Ornament Exchange, 11 a.m., Sterling Hills Golf Club. Ventura Choraliers provide Christmas music. Nonmembers welcome. RSVP (805) 488-3478.

FRI., DEC. 8

'A Christmas Story' Young Artists Ensemble presents "A Christmas Story," staged reading of play based on movie. Through Dec. 10. 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday. 2 p.m. Sunday. Theatre on the Hill, Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. $15 reserved seats. www.YAEonline.com, (805) 381-1246.

Kid's Fun City of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services hosts Kid's Night Out for ages 5 to 11, 6 to 10 p.m., Agoura Hills Recreation Center, 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Supervision by experienced recreation leaders. Pizza, movie, craft, games. $20 one child, or $40 two or more children from same family. RSVP by Dec. 7. (818) 597-7361

Harmonies Of Hope Village Voice Chorale presents winter holiday concert, "Harmonies of Hope," 8 p.m. today, 2:30 p.m. tomorrow, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Scherr Forum Theatre. International Christmas songs. $18. Village Voices (805) 3795913, Civic Arts Plaza box office (805) 449-2787, Ticketmaster (805) 583-8700.

GOP Women Westlake Village Republican Women Federated host officer installation, Christmas boutique, luncheon, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sherwood Country Club, Thousand Oaks. $55. RSVP (805) 373-1730.

Hurrah Tiny Tim "A Christmas Carol" musical opens 8 p.m., High Street Arts Center, 45 E. High St., Moorpark. Through Dec. 23. $14 to $20. For show times, tickets (805) 529-8700.


Support Pets Denise Esswein hosts Petstop Rescue fundraising boutique, 3004 Kilaine Drive, Simi Valley. 4 to 7 p.m. today, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. tomorrow. Jewelry, candles, purses, more. (805) 583-3037 or (805) 526-4472.

'The Nutcracker' Moorpark Civic Ballet dances 11th annual "The Nutcracker" 7 p.m. today, Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Moorpark High School Performing Arts Center, 4500 Tierra Rejada Road. Includes guest artists from other dance companies. $15. (805)715-0512 or (805)529-1958.

Fortnightlies Celebrate Moorpark Women's Fortnightly Club meets 10 a.m., Holy Cross Catholic Church, 13955 Peach Hill Road, Moorpark. Moorpark High School Choir sings holiday music. $10. Reservations required by Dec. 6. Tami Gresiak, (805) 529-5439.

SAT., DEC. 9

Fly Away Aviation Museum at Camarillo Airport hosts "The Pilot Maker" aircraft day for families, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 455 Aviation Drive. Demo flights 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m. Plane displays, meet pilots, videos, tours, free posters for children, refreshments, souvenirs on sale. Photo taken in cockpit, $10. (805) 482-0064.

Tea Time For Kids Agoura Hills Library hosts free children's holiday tea party. 2 p.m., 29901 Ladyface Court. Stories, tea, cookies, make craft. Bring favorite doll or toy animal. (818) 889-2278.

Watch Anime Anime movie day at Calabasas Library, 2 p.m., 23975 Park Sorrento St. Free admission, free refreshments. Movie rated PG-13. Karilyn Steward, (818) 225-7616.

Swing Your Partner Annual Christmas and Hanukkah swing dance, Goebel Community Center, 1385 Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Dance lesson 7 p.m. Open dancing to 11 p.m. $10 general admission, $5 seniors. David Katz, (818) 865-1257.

Potluck Party Agoura Newcomers hosts annual Holiday Potluck Party, 6:30 p.m. All are welcome. For location, RSVP, (818) 889-2084.

Old-Fashioned Fun Strathearn Historical Park and Museum hosts Christmas Memories program, "Toys and Games, A Trip Down Memory Lane." 2 p.m., Visitor Center, 137 Strathearn Place, Simi Valley. Hear stories behind toys, games of 19th, 20th centuries, play games. Park museum buildings decorated for season, special Christmas gift shop. (805) 526-6453.

Live Nativity Westminster Presbyterian Church presents drivethrough "The Bethlehem Experience," re-creation of 1st century village with live animals, actors in costume, Hebrew music and dance, marketplace. 5 to 9 p.m. today, 5 to 8:30 p.m. tomorrow. 3211 Watergate Road, Westlake Village. Free. (818) 889-1491, (805) 496-2394.

SUN., DEC. 10

Band Plays On Camarillo Community Band plays annual Christmas Concert, 3 p.m., Camarillo Community Center auditorium, 1605 Burnley St. Julie Judd, band director at Chaparral Middle School in Moorpark, guest director. Appearance by Santa Claus. (805) 484-8050.

Learn About Nature Kid's Adventure Garden open every Sunday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., 350 W. Gainsborough Road, Thousand Oaks. Tree house, dinosaur garden, docents. Free. (818) 889-0560.

TUES., DEC. 12 Gifts From The Hearth C a l a b a s a s Women's Club Gifts from the Heart and Hearth Luncheon. 11:30 a.m. $24. Calabasas Inn, 23500 Park Sorrento. Ann Mohr from "Cakes By You" gives demonstration. Guest speaker Yrena Friedman: "The Prescription for Peace." Holiday music by Rebecca Franson. Reservations: (818) 348-5247 or (818) 341-8684.

Shakespeare Comedy Curtain Call Youth Theatre and CASA (Ventura County home-schooling) present "The Taming of the Shrew," 330 Skyway Drive, Camarillo, inside the airport. 7 p.m. today, Dec. 14 and 15. 2 p.m. Dec. 16. $5. Free popcorn for nonperishable food item for food share. (805) 388-5716.

Jazzy Luncheon Westlake Women's Club meets 10 a.m., Westlake Village Inn, 31943 Agoura Road. Westlake High School Class Act presents "A Jazzy Encore." $23 for lunch. Judy Futterman, (818) 865-1399.

Rotarians Agoura Hills/Oak Park Rotary Club hosts Ron Tunik, "Growing Business with Technology," 7 a.m., Brent's Deli, 2799 Townsgate Road, Westlake Village. Breakfast, club meeting to discuss upcoming community service events. Frank Littman, (818) 586-0426

WED., DEC. 13

Musicians Gather Songmakers meet every Wednesday, 7:30 to 11:30 p.m., Simi Valley home. Music lovers invited to participate in song circles or visit. M. Gregory, (805) 579-6416.

Ladies Lunch Thousand Oaks Women's Connection hosts luncheon, 11:30 to 1:30 p.m., Palm Garden Hotel, 495 Ventu Park Road, Thousand Oaks. Tricia Davis presents holiday program, music. Charissa Williams, former college teacher, speaks on "Gift of Friendship." $20. Free child care with RSVP. Brenda (805) 4972949, Charlene (805) 526-9820.

Dems Have Dinner Democratic Club of Conejo Valley hosts annual holiday potluck dinner and meeting, 6:30 p.m., Grant Brimhall/Thousand Oaks Library. Officer election, volunteer recognition. Jay Kapitz, (818) 880-1039.

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