2007-08-30 / Bulletin Board
THURS., AUG. 30
Scouts Go Hawaiian Girl Scouts host "Go Girl" Hawaiianstyle celebration for ages 5 to 12, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Conejo Community Park, 1175 Hendrix Ave., Thousand Oaks. Learn about Girl Scouting, hula dancing, crafts, songs. Open to public. Free to attend, $10 Scout registration fee. Ice cream, shaved ice for sale. Register Nikki De La Torre, (805) 231-9352, email@example.com.
Make A Date Guest reservations due for Jonsson Cancer Center Foundation Conejo Valley Guild luncheon, 10:30 a.m. Wed., Sept. 5, Westlake Village Inn, 31943 Agoura Road, Westlake Village. Speaker: Kira Wagner, author and humorist. $25. RSVP (805) 496-4702.
SAT., SEPT. 1
Safe Biking Santa Monica Mountains Recreation Area presents Introduction to Mountain Bike Skills class, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Malibu Creek State Park, Las Virgenes and Malibu Creek roads. Learn backcountry preparedness, etiquette, riding fundamentals. Mountain bike, helmet required. Rain cancels. (805) 558-1606.
SUN., SEPT. 2
Vintage Vehicles Conejo Valley Neighborhood for Learning and AdoptAFuture Foundation host Road to the Future exotic and classic car show, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., El Parque de la Paz Park, 100 N. Oakview Drive, Thousand Oaks. Food, displays, family entertainment, prizes for cars. $5, children 5 and under free. (805) 496-9035.
'Doodle Delight Reservations due for Southern California sixth annual Labradoodle romp and picnic, 1 to 5 p.m. Sat., Sept. 8, private Malibu estate. Food, wine, music for Labradoodle, Goldendoodle owners, prospective owners. Nonprofit event to raise charity funds. RSVP doodleromp@ verizon.net.
MON., SEPT. 3
Disco Diva Conejo Recreation and Park District and Thousand Oaks Acorn present free concert in the park, 5 p.m., Conejo Community Park, 1175 Hendrix Ave., Thousand Oaks. Music by Maxine Nightingale ('70s' disco era), Aspen (acoustic group). (805) 381-2747, (805) 495-2163.
TUES., SEPT. 4
Swing Your Partner Buckles and Bows Square Dance Club teaches beginner dance classes every Tuesday, 7 to 9 p.m., Hillcrest Center, 430 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Refreshments served. First class free, $5 donation afterwards. John and Sybil, (805) 584-1482, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Courtroom Sketcher Westlake Village Art Guild meets at new venue, Naylor's Banquet Center, Thousand Oaks Inn, 75 W. Thousand Oaks Blvd. Buffet dinner 6 p.m. Demonstration 7 p.m. by noted courtroom artist Bill Robles showcasing on-the-spot illustrating. Music by The Silver Strings. Public invited. Dinner/ demo $15 members, $20 nonmembers, includes dessert, tax, tip. Reservations requested. (805) 379-5655. www.wvartguild.org.
Fall Planters Westlake Village Garden Club hosts first meeting of fall season 9:30 a.m., Westlake Village City Hall, 31200 Oak Crest Drive. Agenda: discuss new club year, fall season planting tips. Refreshments served. Guests welcome. (805) 496-4702.
Songmakers Ventura County Acoustic Music Club meets 6:30 to 10 p.m., Camarillo Round Table Pizza, 880 Arneill Road, Camarillo. TJ Zeiler, (805) 482-0029.
THURS., SEPT. 6
Chamber RSVP Due Prepaid reservations due by 6 p.m. for Thousand OaksWestlake Village Regional Chamber of Commerce Networking Breakfast of Champions, Fri., Sept. 7, 7 to 9 a.m., Los Robles Greens Banquet Center, 299 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Registration 6:45 a.m., Early Bird Drawing 7 a.m. Agenda: School-to-Career programs at Las Virgenes, Conejo Valley unified school districts. Chamber members $18, nonmembers $23, at door $27. www.towlvchamber.org.
Dems Discuss Budget Democratic Club of Camarillo meets 7 p.m., UFCW Union Hall, 816 Camarillo Springs Road. Guest speaker: Supervisor Kathy Long, 3rd District Ventura County. Topic: how the state budget impacts the county. Carolyn Crandall (805) 410-7536 (day), (805) 484-0173 (evening).
Finishing Touch Conejo Valley Woodworkers Association meets 7 p.m., Redwood Middle School, 233 W. Gainsborough Road, Thousand Oaks. Program: members demonstrate favorite finishes. (818) 707-2772, www.cvwa.org.
FRI., SEPT. 7
Kickoff Reservations due for Moorpark Women's Fortnightly Club fall kickoff luncheon, 9:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., Fri., Sept. 14, Moorpark Country Club, 11800 Championship Drive. Program: Jacqueline Berger, "The First Ladies' Lady," gives insight into presidential lovers, courtships. $25. RSVP Tami Gresiak, (805) 529-5439.
A Fair To Remember Reservations due for Thousand Oaks Women's Connection luncheon, 11:30 to 1:30 p.m., Wed., Sept. 12, Naylor's Banquet Center, Thousand Oaks Inn, 75 W. Thousand Oaks Blvd. Topic: "A fair to remember, women in business." Speaker: Gerda Kuykendall, "One woman's triumph over the hardships of war." Music by Lauri Kreiger. $16 for lunch, free child care. RSVP Joanne, (805) 4981823; Charlene, (805) 526-9820.
Book Bargains The Book Bag, nonprofit used bookstore, hosts third annual fall sidewalk sale outside shop today and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 202 N. Skyline Drive, Thousand Oaks. Hardbacks $1, paperbacks 75 and 50 cents, children's books five for $1. Cash, checks accepted. Denise Powell, (805) 497-0710.
SAT., SEPT. 8
Nocturnal Nature Youth Naturalist Program for ages 8 to 12, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Headwaters Corner, 3815 Old Topanga Canyon Road, Calabasas. Discover night life of wildlife. Pizza dinner, evening hike, craft. Fee charged; preregistration required. (818) 5911701, ext. 181.
Paint Beach Scenery Allied Artists of the Santa Monica Mountains and Seashore sponsors Paint Out, 10 a.m., Leo Carrillo State Beach, 35000 Pacific Coast Hwy., Malibu. Meet at uppermost lifeguard station on point. All artists welcome. Bring own supplies, water. For-fee parking lots, free parking along PCH.
Happy Feet Happy Squares Square Dance Club hosts a plus level square dance, 7:30 p.m., Simi Valley United Methodist Church, 2394 Erringer Road. Guest caller: Nasser Shukayr. Marge and Bill, (805) 526-9638.
Nice Clean Cars Calabasas High School dance team hosts car wash, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., school parking lot, 22855 W. Mulholland Hwy. $5 with ASB ID, $7 small cars, $10 large cars. All proceeds to dance team. Linda Hauss, Fulhauss@aol.com.
Revolutionary Tea Conejo Valley Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution hosts prospective member tea, 1 to 4 p.m., Marvin E. Smith Community Room, Grant Brimhall/ Thousand Oaks Library, 1401 E. Janss Road. For women interested in membership. Barbara Houghardy, (818) 889-8039.
Quilts Of Heroism San Fernando Valley Quilt Association, Valley Quiltmaker's Guild host "Heroes in Our World" quilt show, Airtel Plaza Hotel, 7727 Valjean Ave., Van Nuys. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. today, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. More than 100 quilts, quilt auction, doll display, vendor mall, lectures, workshops, veteran's quilt project sew-a-thon. Featured artist: Sue Rasmussen. $7 one day, $10 two days. $6 validated parking. www.sfvqa.org/quiltshow.
Indie Views of 9/11 Screening of independent films that present alternative views of the Sept. 11, 2001, tragedy. 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., EP Foster Library, Elizabeth Topping Room, 651 E. Main St., Ventura. Free. Dawn Hodson (805) 644-3268.
MON., SEPT. 10
Newcomers Invited Mount Boney 4-H Club enrolls members for 2007-08 club year, 7 to 9 p.m., Cameron Center, 288 Greenmeadow Drive, Thousand Oaks. Youth participate in various projects, culminating in county fair exhibits. RSVP Jenean Bass, email@example.com.
Picturing Orchids Conejo Orchid Society meets 7 p.m. Westlake Village City Hall, 23300 Oak Crest Drive. Speaker: Greg Harvey, photographer, teacher at Brooks Institute of Photography. Presentation on taking pictures of orchids. Orchid raffle, refreshments. Free. Janna (805) 278-2205.
Enroll In 4-H Tapo Simi 4-H Club accepts new members at enrollment night, 7:30 p.m., Valley View Middle School multipurpose room. For boys and girls ages 9 to 19. Members complete projects for county fair exhibition. Community service, leadership, public speaking emphasized. (805) 582-0615.
TUES., SEPT. 11
Back To School Agoura High School and PFC sponsor Parent Town Hall meeting, 7 to 8:30 p.m., G-building 28545 Driver Ave., Agoura Hills. Nuts and bolts orientation for parents of incoming ninth-grade students. Free. (818) 889-1262.
WED., SEPT. 12
Garden Club Execs Conejo Valley Garden Club hosts meeting for members of executive board, 10 a.m., Newbury Park Library, 2331 Borchard Road. Maggie Crane firstname.lastname@example.org.
THURS., SEPT. 13
Wooden Shoes Conejo Valley Cloggers host firsttime clogging classes, Old Meadows Park, 1600 Marview Drive, Thousand Oaks. Beginners 6:45 p.m., progresses through advanced until 10 p.m. Adults $6 nonmembers, $5 members. All ages welcome; no part
ner needed. (805) 4972119.
Trees Conejo Valley Bonsai Society meets 7:30 p.m., Community Center, Westlake Village City Hall, 31200 Oak Crest Drive. Agenda: prepare trees for annual bonsai show Oct. 6 to 7. (805) 374-9668.
Turn On To Vista Simi Valley Computer Users Group meets 7:30 p.m., Simi Valley Library community meeting room, 2969 Tapo Canyon Road. Topic: the Vista O.S. Speakers: Rod Grimes, John Robinson of PC Joy/Cables. Barbara Cott, (805) 2180909, www.svcug.org.
World traveler Irma Kachert presents talk on Thailand, its temples and people, 9:30 a.m., Goebel Senior Adult Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Audience discussion after talk.
Maestro's Discussion Meet concert pianist Stewart Goodyear, 9:30 a.m., Founders Room, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. Maestro Boris Brott conducts informative discussion with artist. Sponsored by New West Symphony League. Free, refreshments served, no RSVP needed. Kathy Gilbert, (805) 557-1575.
Toast From Podium Simi Valley Toastmasters meets every Thursday, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., Sunrise Assisted Living, 5300 E. Los Angeles Ave., Simi Valley. Linda Martins (805) 501-5229.
FRI., SEPT. 14
Wild West Weekend Simi Valley Elks Lodge No. 2492 hosts third annual Wild West Weekend, 1561 Kuehner Drive, Simi Valley. Friday, 6 to 10 p.m.: Casino Night, $25 advance, $30 at door. Saturday, 7 to 10 p.m.: western dinner and dance, $15. Sunday, 9 a.m. to noon: honor veterans at flapjack breakfast, $5. Proceeds benefit Elk Charities. (805) 522-2492.
SAT., SEPT. 15
About Boy Scouting Community is invited to experience the Boy Scout program at Webelos Woods, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tierra Rejada Ranch, Walnut Grove area, 3370 Sunset Valley Road, Moorpark. Interact with local Boy Scout troops, learn about the activities for coming year. RSVP (805) 482-8938. www.vccbsa.org/ronaldreagan/ events/WebWoods.
Jazzy Grace Notes Fifth annual Simi Valley Vino Jazz Festival, 4 to 9 p.m. Town Center mall. Wine tasting, gourmet food, gift packages, auctions, opportunities to win prizes. Musicians include Danny Carrerras, Nancy Wilson, Karen Briggs, Howard Hewitt, Freddie Fox, Evelyn Champagne King. Event raises funds for Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center. General admission $50, VIP tickets $125. (805) 583-7900, (805) 432-8909, www.simi-arts.org.
Aloha Ventura County Third annual Aloha Beach Festival, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and Sunday, Promenade from Ventura Pier to "Surfer's Point," Ventura. C-Street Longboard Classic, outrigger canoe race, K9 and World Beach Frisbee Freestyle Disc Championships. Food booths, local artisans, display of "Woody" autos, live music, hula dancers. Portion of proceeds benefit charities. Free admission, parking $5 at Seaside Park. www.alohabeachfestival.com.
Doctors Sans Borders Malibu Global Awareness sponsors fourth annual fundraiser to benefit Doctors Without Borders, private home in Malibu. 5:30 p.m.: cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, silent auction. 7:30 p.m.: dinner, live auction. 8:30 p.m.: entertainment, dancing on beach. Music by Stephen Collins and his 7th Heaven Band, The Mornings, Louie Beltran Salsa Band and DJ Dion. Advance tickets $350. Carol, (310) 457-3120, www.malibuglobalawareness.com.
Tunes R Us Thousand Oaks Dance Club meets 7:30 to 10 p.m., Goebel Senior Adult Center ballroom, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Doors open 7 p.m. Music by Tunes R Us. Couples, singles welcome. Light refreshments. $5 members, $7 nonmembers. (805) 381-2744.
SUN., SEPT. 16
Furry And Homeless Camarillo Premium Outlets and Rescue Me Inc. sponsor animal adoption event, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 740 E. Ventura Blvd., Camarillo, near Saks Fifth Avenue. Homeless cats, dogs available for adoption from local rescue centers. Joy Nadel, (818) 999-2400.
Cruisin' Corvettes 14th annual Car Show 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Conejo Creek Park, Janss Road and 23 Freeway, Thousand Oaks. Hosted by Red Line Corvettes, Thousand Oaks Police Department, Conejo Recreation and Parks District. Raffles, awards, food, drinks, vendors, entertainment. Free for spectators. Event benefits police charities, Hospice of the Conejo. (805) 499-3152.
WED., SEPT. 19
Ready To Play Opening of 2007 Moorpark Senior Games, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Civic Center Park, 799 Moorpark Ave. Buffet lunch, entertainment by Chris DeKlotz and the Golden Pipers recorder group. Free to games participants. RSVP (805) 517-6261.
Diseases Dissected Business and Professional Women's Club of Conejo Valley meets 7 p.m., lounge, Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Speaker: Fred Rosenberg, PhD, talks on "Emerging and re-emerging diseases." Men welcomed. Meeting is free; order from menu. Mary Lou Wetter, (805) 526-5587.
Watch Watercolorist Camarillo Art Center hosts watercolor demonstration by gallery owner, artist Phyllis Doyon, 7:30 p.m., 3150 Ponderosa Drive. Refreshments, drawing. $5 nonmembers, members free. (805) 4457061. www.CamarilloArtCenter.org.