2006-12-07 / Calendar

THURS., DEC. 7

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.

Hobbyists

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.

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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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