2009-07-30 / Calendar

Datebook

FRI., JULY 31

'Miss Saigon' Broadway musical performed by Pierce College Theatre Arts Department on Mainstage in Performing Arts Building on campus, Woodland Hills. Showtimes 8 p.m. today, Aug. 7, 8. 2 p.m. Aug. 2, 9. 40 cast members, 16-piece orchestra. $20 students, $25 general admission. Phone: 818.719.6488 Time: 8:00 p.m. Date: 7/31/2009

SAT., AUG. 1

Water-Wise Gardening

Discussion 9 to 11 a.m. at Kids' Adventure Garden, Conejo Valley Botanic Garden, 350 W. Gainsborough Road, Thousand Oaks. Informal discussion on maintaining garden on reduced water budget. Free. Phone: 805.494.7630 Email: Tom1374@verizon.net Time: 9:00 a.m. Date: 8/1/2009

Camarillo Police

Department Open House 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 3701 Las Posas Road. McGruff the crimefighting dog, K-9 demos, SWAT, bomb disposal vehicle, mounted patrol units, search and rescue units, police cars and motorcycles, Crime Scene Investigation Unit. Free Jersey Mike sandwiches and refreshments. Free child photos and fingerprinting. Youth officer with educational talks. B95.1 remote broadcast. Free. Phone: 805.388.5130 Contact: Senior Dep. Robert Maclean Time: 11:30 a.m. Date: 8/1/2009

Round Table Discussion

on 'Cymbeline' 2 to 3:15 p.m. at Woodland Hills Branch Library, 22200 Ventura Blvd. Actors Susan Angelo, Jeff Wiesen from Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum moderate discussion on classic play "Cymbeline." Free.

Time: 2:00 p.m. Date: 8/1/2009

SUN., AUG. 2

Free to Breathe

5K Run/Walk At Dockweiler State Park, 12001 Vista Del Mar, Playa Del Rey. Registration opens 7 a.m. 5K run/walk, 1.5mile walk begin 8:30 a.m. Morning expo, awards, community rally follow races. Sponsored by National Lung Cancer Partnership. $30 at gate, discount for advance registration. All proceeds support research, education, awareness programs for lung cancer. Contact: Jackie Web: www .Freetobreathe.org Time: 8:00 a.m. Date: 8/2/2009

Santa Rosa Valley

Annual Car Show 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Rancho Santa Rosa Property Owners Clubhouse. Free general admission. Vehicle entry at 8 a.m. $10 single vehicle entrance fee, $20 two or more vehicles. Food and beverage for sale. Phone: 805.491.2387 Email: RosemaryAllison@aol.com Web: www.SantaRosaValleyHomes.com

Time: 10:00 a.m. Date: 8/2/2009

Susie Hansen Band At

Gardens Of The World 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Gardens of the World, across from Civic Arts Plaza, Thousand Oaks Boulevard, Thousand Oaks. Violinist Susie Hansen and her band play Latin, salsa music. Free admission. Parking along T.O. Boulevard. Bring picnic baskets, blankets, lawn chairs. No smoking, glass containers or pets. Phone: 805.557.1135 Contact: Ken Email: Coulson@hogan foundation.org Time: 5:00 p.m. Date: 8/2/2009

Senior Concerns

Ultimate Dining At Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Gourmet dinner by local chefs, fine wines, silent and live auctions$125 per person. Fundraiser for Senior Concerns.

Phone: 805.497.0189 Webwww.seniorconcerns.org Time5:00 p.m. Date: 8/2/2009

LA Singles Society Disco Night for 40+ singles aMediterranean Express Restaurant16101 Ventura Blvd., Encino. Dancing, food, conversation. $15. Phone: 818.342.3311 ContactFred Gansky Time: 6:00 p.m. Date8/2/2009 MON., AUG. 3

Thousand Oaks

Digital Photo

Group Meets in community room, Grant Brimhall/ Thousand Oaks Library, 1401 E. Janss Road. Digital contest overhead presentation. Demos, Photoshop tips. For beginners to advanced. No charge first visit. Email: bopeltzman @aol.com Time: 6:00 p.m. Date: 8/3/2009

TUES.,

AUG. 4

Ventura County

Sportfishing Club Meets at Mariscos Cancun restaurant, 1074 E. Avenida de Los Arboles, Thousand Oaks. Fishing tackle manufacturer Dennis Braid speaks on albacore fishing and "How to catch the big one." All men, women invited. Free. Phone: 805.499.6050 Contact: Bernie Time: 6:30 p.m. Date: 8/4/2009

WED., AUG. 5

World's Fair Of Money 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. today through Sunday at Los Angeles Convention Center West Hall A, 1201 S. Figueroa St. Historic, rare coins and currency on exhibit. Sponsored by nonprofit American Numismatic Association. Educational seminars, children's treasure hunt trivia game, dealers buying and selling, free informal appraisals. All events open to public. Admission $6 adults, children 12 and under free. Web: www.WorldsFairofMoney .com Time: 10:00 a.m. Date: 8/5/2009

THURS., AUG. 6

Traveling Music Van Visit 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at food court patio, The Oaks mall, Thousand Oaks. Hands-on experience for children of all ages to hear and play orchestra instruments. Instruction provided. Sponsored by New West Symphony. Free. Phone: 805.435.2783 Contact: Anne Lazo Time: 10:00 a.m. Date: 8/6/2009

Business & Professional

Women's Club Meets at lower lounge near bar, Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Hillary Natilin speaks on "How to thrive during difficult times." For men, women. Phone: 805.526.5587 Contact: Mary Lou Wetter Time: 7:00 p.m. Date: 8/6/2009

Malibu International

Film Festival 29 independent films from U.S., France, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark and Sweden screened today through Saturday at Malibu Cinemas and Ocean Avenue Screening Room, Santa Monica. Phone: 402.499.6001 Contact: Chad Email: staff@malibu filmfestival.org Time: 7:00 p.m. Date: 8/6/2009

Democratic Club

Of Camarillo Meets at Orchid Building, 816 Camarillo Springs Road, Camarillo. Social time at 6:15 p.m. with Tim Allison, Democratic candidate for 24th Congressional District seat. Program at 7 p.m. Gregory Freeland, PhD, chair of department of political science at California Lutheran University, speaks about his work on country redistricting and citizen participation. Free. Phone: 805.987.1846 Time: 7:00 p.m. Date: 8/6/2009

FRI., AUG. 7

Reception for Splash 2009 5 to 8:30 p.m. reception for Splash 2009 Impressionism/Pointillism art exhibit at Thousand Oaks Community Gallery, 2331 Borchard Road, Newbury Park. Public welcome. Phone: 805.987.0291 Contact: Phyllis Doyon Email: pjdoyon @verizon.net Time: 5:00 p.m. Date: 8/7/2009

'Stop Kiss' Opens at Santa Paula Theater Center's renovated backstage performance stage, 125 S. 7th St., Santa Paula. Through Aug. 23. 8 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays. 4 p.m. Sundays. For mature audiences. $15 adults, $12 seniors 55 and up, students, military. Phone: 805.525.4645 Contact: Box office Web: www .santapaula theatercenter.org Time: 8:00 p.m. Date: 8/7/2009

'I Do! I Do!' Tom Jones/Harvey Schmidt musical opens at High Street Arts Center, 45 E. High St., Moorpark. Through Sept. 13. 8 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays. 2 p.m. Sundays. $15 adults, $12 seniors and students, $8 children 12 and under. Phone: 805.529.8700 Contact: Box office Time: 8:00 p.m. Date: 8/7/2009

SAT., AUG. 8

Paint-Out At

El Matador State Beach 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at El Matador State Beach, PCH west of Kanan, past Trancas. Meet in parking lot. All artists invited to paint. Sponsored by Allied Artists of the Santa Monica Mountains and Seashore. Portable toilets; parking fee. Phone: 310.338.0333 Contact: Carole Garland Web: www.alliedartists.com Time: 9:30 a.m. Date: 8/8/2009

Electronic Waste

Collection Event Noon to 5 p.m. in front parking lot of Bellavino Wine Bar, 3707 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Westlake Village. Sponsored by Coastal E-Waste. Fundraiser for Susan G Komen The Cure for Breast Cancer. Phone: 818.534.2316 Contact: Michael Email: ewasteevent @yahoo.com Time: 12:00 p.m. Date: 8/8/2009

Harry Potter Event 1 to 5 p.m. at Calabasas Library, 200 Civic Center Way. Free crafts, snacks; children can read scenes from Harry Potter books. First movie in series shown at 2 p.m. Phone: 818.225.7616 Contact: Karilyn Steward Time: 1:00 p.m. Date: 8/8/2009

Tropical Night

Under The Stars 7 to 11 p.m. at Lost Canyons Golf Club, 3301 Lost Canyons Drive, Simi Valley. Live jazz, reggae, soca, steel drum music. Wine tasting, food, raffle for big screen TV. Proceeds go to Simi Valley Educational Foundation. $60. Email: zumegaevents @gmail.com Web: www.zumegamusic.com/ event Time: 7:00 p.m. Date: 8/8/2009

SUN., AUG. 9

Ventura

Botanical

Gardens

Fundraiser 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Santa Barbara Polo Grounds in a private tented area. Gourmet box lunch, no-host bar during America's Cup championship polo game, silent auction. After match, desserts and beverages are served at Island View Nursery. Best hat prize for ladies. Tickets $100 per person, tables of 10 for $1,000 reserved in advance.

Contact: Marion Email: venturabotanicalgardens @yahoo.com Time: 11:30 a.m. Date: 8/9/2009

Watercolor Workshop Noon to 4 p.m. at Thousand Oaks Community Gallery, 2331 Borchard Road, Newbury Park. Phyllis Doyon teaches, critiques all levels of watercolor artists. $35. Phone: 805.987.0291 Contact: Phyllis Doyon Email: pjdoyon @verizon.net Web: www .phyllisdoyon.com Time: 12:00 p.m. Date: 8/9/2009

Uncork A Wish

Wine Tasting & Auction 3 to 7 p.m. at Bel Air Bay Club, 16801 PCH, Pacific Palisades. French Riviera beach chic theme. Fundraiser for MakeAWish Foundation. Fine wine and gourmet food tasting, live and silent auctions. $150. Must be 21 years or older. Phone: 310.788.9474 Web: www.wishla.org Time: 3:00 p.m. Date: 8/9/2009

Summer Concerts

In The Park At Natural Amphitheater, Conejo Community Park, 1175 Hendrix Ave., Thousand Oaks. Lisa Hayley and the Zydecats perform. Traditional, contemporary Americana/ Cajun/zydeco music. Bring lawn seating. No pets. Free.

Phone: 805.381.1247 Contact: Conejo Recreation and Park District

Time: 5:00 p.m. Date: 8/9/2009

TUES., AUG. 11

Ventura County

Writers Club Meets at Borders bookstore, 125 W. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. Forensic handwriting analyst Sheila Lowe discusses and signs her newest mystery novel in the Claudia Rose series, "Dead Write." Free admission; book for sale.

Time: 7:00 p.m. Date: 8/11/2009

Round Table Discussion

of 'Julius Caesar' 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. at Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd., Woodland Hills. Discussion by Theatricum Botanicum on their production of "Julius Caesar." Read excerpts from play, explore themes with moderator/actor Aaron HenryFree, no reservations needed.

Time: 6:30 p.m. Date: 8/11/2009

THURS., AUG. 13

IWOSC Ventura County

Satellite Group 10 a.m. to noon at Sherwood Country Club. RSVP via e-mail for admittance to communityKathleen Rogan, writer, performerteacher, speaks on "Writing to Perform the Truth." Rogan presents exercises to help writers discover their creativity through the use operformance monologue. Phone: 805.402.7979 Contact: Dawn Email: aubewood@verizon .net Time: 10:00 a.m. Date: 8/13/2009

SAT., AUG. 15

Channel Islands Harbor

Fine Art Festival 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today, Sunday at Harbor Landing, 2800 Harbor Blvd., Oxnard. Artwork for sale in all media. Artists available to discuss their work. Free admission. Presented by West Coast Artists. Phone: 818.709.2907 Web: www.westcoastartists.com Time: 10:00 a.m. Date: 8/15/2009

Thousand Oaks Dance Club 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at Goebel Senior Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Doors open 7 p.m. Singles, couples welcome. Refreshments. Music by Denis La Pron. $5 members, $7 nonmembers. Phone: 805.381.2744 Time: 7:30 p.m. Date: 8/15/2009

WED., AUG. 19

Conejo Mega Mixer 4:30 to 7 p.m. at Westlake Village Inn, 31943 Agoura Road, Westlake Village. Sponsored by Thousand OaksWestlake Village Regional Chamber of Commerce. Showcase of locavendors, businesses, caterers, wineries. Raffle prizes. Admission $10 Chamber members, $20 nonmembers, includes two food tasting tickets. Additional tasting tickets $1 each, $10 for 12. No RSVP needed. Phone: 805.370.0035 Contact: Chamber office Web: www .towlvchamber.org Time: 4:30 p.m. Date: 8/19/2009

THURS., AUG. 20

Singles 50+ 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Goebel Senior Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Dr. Arnold Bresky discusses "Tune up your brian, tune up your life." Bring appetizer to share during social time. Phone: 805.552.6476 Contact: Ann Johnston Time: 6:00 p.m. Date: 8/20/2009

FRI., AUG. 21

Used Book Sale Noon to 5 p.m. today, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Woodland Hills Library, 22200 Ventura Blvd. Large selection of new, gently used books for adults, children. Tapes, collectibles, CDs, videos, autographed books. Each child receives free book. Fabric book bags $1. Sponsored by Friends of the Library. Proceeds support library. Phone: 818.226.0017 Time: 12:00 p.m. Date: 8/21/2009

'The Beard Of Avon' Farce by Amy Freed opens at Conejo Players Theatre, 351 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Through Sept. 12. 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. $16 to $20. Phone: 805.495.3715 Contact: Box office Time: 8:00 p.m. Date: 8/21/2009

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