2008-04-24 / Bulletin Board
THURS., APRIL 24
Safe Drivers Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff's Station and city of Westlake Village present "Is Your Teen Road Ready?" 7 to 9 p.m., Westlake Village City Hall, 31200 Oak Crest Drive. Guest speakers from sheriff's station, DMV, insurance specialist. Information for teens, parents about new laws, license requirements, young drivers restrictions. Free.
Rose Rustling Ventura County Rose Society meets 6:30 p.m., Ventura County Office of Education Conference Center, 5100 Adolfo Road, Camarillo. Jeri and Clay Jennings talk on "Rose Rustling: A Tradition of Preservation," propagating old garden roses found in cemeteries, old gardens. Refreshments provided. Visitors welcome. www.venturarose.org.
Spring Fling Conejo Valley National Society Daughters of the American Revolution hosts second annual Spring Fling and fashion show, 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wood Ranch Country Club, 301 Wood Ranch Parkway, Simi Valley. Door prizes, raffle, silent auction. $35. RSVP Barbara Hougardy, (818) 889-8039; Carol Satterwaite, (805) 532-1148.
Four-Part Harmony Oak Park High School hosts second annual Barbershop Mania, 7 to 9 p.m., campus Pavilion, 899 N. Kanan Road. Twelve student barbershop groups compete. $10 adults, $5 students.
FRI., APRIL 25
Bella Vita Club Bella Vita Italian Social Club meets for dinner, 6 p.m., St. Jude Catholic Church Parish Hall, 32032 W. Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village. Program after dinner. April birthdays celebrated. Plans discussed for upcoming trips, events. $12 members, $14 nonmembers. Guests welcome. Sara Paruolo, (805) 446-9225.
SAT., APRIL 26
Singin' The Blues Write4Hope, Kiwanis Club of Simi Valley host third annual Write4Hope Blues Festival, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Oak County Park, 901 Quimisa Drive, Simi Valley. Musicians Robben Ford, Jimmy Z and the ZTribe, Michael John and The Bottom Line, Laurie Morvan Band, Barry "Big B" Brenner, BB Chung King and The Buddaheads. Fundraiser for Simi Valley Samaritan Center, Simi Valley Free Clinic. Advance tickets $20 adult, $25 at door. Children $5, age 4 and under free. On-site parking $10. Free off-site parking with shuttle at Moorpark College, 7075 Campus Road. (805) 289-4885, www.write4hope.org.
For Young Families Conejo Valley Neighborhood for Learning hosts annual Family Day at the Park for families with children ages 1 to 5, noon to 4 p.m., Thousand Oaks Community Park, 2525 N. Moorpark Road. Games, music, karaoke, drawings, giveaways. Ventura County Fire Department "Smoke House" on site. (805) 496-9035.
Ventura ArtFest Ventura Charter School hosts inaugural ArtFest, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Mission Park in downtown Ventura. Live music, dancing, arts, crafts, climbing structures, food, silent auction, raffles, vendor booths. Free admission. Proceeds benefit Ventura Charter School of Arts and Global Education. (805) 648-5503, www.venturacharterschool.org.
SUN., APRIL 27
Clean Cars Oak Park High School Choir hosts carwash, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Oak Park High School, 899 N. Kanan Road. Proceeds benefit choir programs. Cars $5, trucks and SUVs $8.
Thousand Oaks Rotary Club hosts 33rd annual Conejo Valley Days Chili Cook-Off, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Conejo Creek Park South, Janss Road at 23 Freeway, Thousand Oaks. Sample 50 different types of chili. Band music, vendor booths, children's area. Adults $5, children 12 and under free. Parking free.
Garden, Patio Tour Westlake Village Garden Club hosts 35th annual Garden and Patio Tour, 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tour five gardens in Westlake Village, Thousand Oaks. $15 advance, $20 at door. Children under 12 free. Proceeds fund college scholarships for local horticultural, forestry students. Lovita Vanderberg, tour co-chair, (805) 370-3141.
Radio Show "The High Street Broadcast," sketch comedy show based on live radio shows of 1940s, 7 p.m. High Street Arts Center, 45 E. High St., Moorpark. Sketches written, performed by the players. Free, no reservations needed. Seating is first come, first served. (805) 529-8700.
Fiddlers Group California State Old Time Fiddlers Association meets 1:30 p.m., Oak View Community Center, 18 Valley Road, Oak View. For all ages. Family oriented fun, old time music, dancing, refreshments. Free admission. (805) 517-1131.
MON., APRIL 28
Photo Show, Sale Oaks Christian High School senior photography class hosts opening party for photo show, 7 to 9 p.m., on campus, 31749 La Tienda Road, Westlake Village. Prints, postcards with students' photos for sale. Proceeds go to nonprofit Kids with Cameras. Karla Branen Chouhan, email@example.com.
TUES., APRIL 29
Free Ice Cream Annual Free Cone Day and fundraiser to benefit Many Mansions, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Ben & Jerry's in The Lakes shopping center, Thousand Oaks. Residents receive one free scoop of ice cream and learn about Many Mansions and need for affordable housing.
WED., APRIL 30
Ceramics Sale Moorpark College hosts Spring Student Ceramics Sale, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., today and Thursday, Room T114, Ceramics Studio, Technology Building, Moorpark College, 7075 Campus Road. (805) 378-1400, ext. 1770, www.moorpark.edu.
Flamenco Guitarist Ventura County Classical Guitar Society meets, Recreation and Park District, 1605 Burnley St., Camarillo. 7 p.m. ensemble, solos. 8 p.m. Benjamin Shearer, flamenco guitarist. Public welcome. (805) 4826224. www.vccgs.com.
THURS., MAY 1
Candidates Debate Democratic Club of Camarillo hosts Candidates' Night, 7 p.m., Orchid Room, UFCW Union Hall, 816 Camarillo Springs Road, Camarillo. Doors open 6:30 p.m. Democratic candidates for 24th Congressional District, 37th Assembly District, candidates for nonpartisan 3rd Supervisorial District race present statements, respond to questions. Public invited, free. Jack Phillips, (805) 504-3749.
Mexico Update Business and Professional Women of Conejo Valley meet 7 p.m., Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Dr. Eva Remirez discusses current issues in Mexico. Both men, women welcome. Free.
FRI., MAY 2
Pet Benefit LIFE Animal Rescue hosts "A Pawsitively Purrfect Night at the Casino" fundraiser, 7 to 11 p.m., Sunset Hills Country Club, 4155 Erbes Road, Thousand Oaks. Hors d'oeuvres, live entertainment, silent auction, casino games, Texas Hold'em poker, door prizes. $60. All proceeds benefit LIFE Animal Rescue. firstname.lastname@example.org.
SAT., MAY 3
CVD Parade Conejo Valley Days parade, 9 a.m., Thousand Oaks Boulevard from Pierce Arrow to The Lakes. Grand marshal, bands, horse riders, floats. Free. Festival continues noon to midnight, Conejo Creek Park South, 23 Freeway and Janss Road. Rides, vendors, food, live music, stunt dog show. Admission $4 to $10. Event raises funds for local nonprofits. www.conejovalleydays.org.
Fine Arts Festival 11th annual Calabasas Fine Arts Festival 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., today and Sunday, parking lot behind Calabasas Library, 23975 Park Sorrento. Artists sell unique art in variety of media. Free admission. On-site parking $5. Parking fees benefit Calabasas Arts Council. (818) 878-4225, ext. 266.
SUN., MAY 4
Love The Arts Annual Moorpark Arts Festival, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., various sites in downtown/High Street area (City Hall, City Library, High Studio Fine Arts Gallery, High Street Arts Center). Juried art show, photography exhibit, live music performances, children's interactive arts, poetry readings. (805) 517-6260, www.moorparkartsfestival.com .
Open House California Wildlife Center hosts open house, noon to 4 p.m., 26026 Piuma Road, Calabasas. Meet the staff, guided tours, refreshments. Free, children welcome. RSVP (818) 222-2658.
MON., MAY 5
Military Couples Conejo Valley National Society Daughters of the American Revolution meet 11:30 a.m., Garden Room, Plug Nickle Restaurant, 717 Lakefield Road, Westlake Village. Retired Lt. Cmdr. Ann Siefert, USN, discusses military married couples. RSVP Barbara Hougardy, (818) 889-8039; Carol Satterwaite, (805) 532-1148.
Global Warning Conejo Audubon Society meets 7:30 p.m., Western Foundation for Vertebrate Zoology, 439 Calle San Pablo, Camarillo. Elzbet Diaz de Leon from Ventura College speaks on "The Carbon Diet," ways to avoid global disaster. (805) 987-2721, www.ConejoValleyAudubon.org.
WED., MAY 7
Women's Luncheon Simi Valley Woman's Club meets 11 a.m., Rancho Santa Susana Community Center, 5005 Los Angeles Ave., Simi Valley. New officer installation, barbecue pork luncheon. $10. RSVP (805) 583-8272.