2010-03-04 / Calendar

Datebook

THURS., MAR. 4

Model T Ford Club

Of Ventura County Meets at Greenhouse Cafe, 652 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. 5:45 p.m. social time. 6:30 p.m. dinner followed by business meeting, program. David Woodworth of Santa Clarita speaks about early days of camping in the Model T, 1914-1937. Guests, new members, Model T enthusiasts welcome. Contact: Ken Walkey Email: kwalkey22@yahoo.com Time: 5:45 p.m. Date: 3/4/2010

Business And Professional

Women’s Club Meets 7 p.m. at lower lounge near bar, Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Fred Tonsing, PhD, speaks on “A pioneer woman: My mother’s mother.” Men, women welcome. Order from menu. Phone: 805.526.5587 Contact: Mary Lou Wetter Time: 7:00 p.m. Date: 3/4/2010

FRI., MAR. 5

Spring Used Book Sale 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. today, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Thousand Oaks Art Gallery (next to library), 2331 Borchard Road, Newbury Park. Sponsored by Friends of the Thousand Oaks Library. 50 cents children’s books, paperbacks. $1 hardbacks. Records, Civil War books, thousands of books. Admission, parking free. Phone: 805.480.9737 Contact: Geri Trail Web: www.ftol.org Time: 6:00 p.m. Date: 3/5/2010

Music Of Faith

For A Weary World 8 to 10 p.m. at Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. Choral concert of two works composed and directed by Ed Lojeski, “Psalms of the Passover,” “Missa Americana.” Performed by 150-voice choir and orchestra from Westminster Presbyterian Church, United Methodist Church of Westlake Village, Village Voices, others. Tickets at Ticketmaster.com Phone: 805.339.0284 Contact: Ed Wohlenberg Email: edgwohl @roadrunner.com Web: www .ticketmaster.com Time: 8:00 p.m. Date: 3/5/2010

SAT., MAR. 6

NAWIC Charity

Garage Sale, Food Drive 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 2524 Northshore Lane, Thousand Oaks. Proceeds donated to Manna Food Bank of Conejo Valley. Those bringing nonperishable food items are eligible to win a prize. Items for sale include Infinity speakers, outdoor slate tiles, clothes, books, collectibles. Sponsored by Simi/Conejo Chapter of National Association of Women in Construction. Contact: Alana Busse Web: www.simiconejo.nawic.net Time: 7:00 a.m. Date: 3/6/2010

E-Waste Collection 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. rain or shine at 4191 Cochran St., Simi Valley. No batteries, appliances or lighting. Hosted by Boy Scout Troop 622. Managed by egreenrecycle.com. Carwash too if no rain. Contact: CJ Parrish Email: info@egreenrecycle.com Web: www.egreenrecycle.com Time: 9:00 a.m. Date: 3/6/2010

Gem, Mineral, Lapidary

& Fossil Show 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Ventura County Fairgrounds, Ventura. Fundraiser for Ventura Gem and Mineral Society. Demonstrations of gem cutting, raffles, silent auctions for rocks and fossils, flea market, plant sale, dealers of minerals and jewelry, children’s activities. Free items for children, teachers. Free admission. Phone: 805.987.0043 Contact: Andy Anderson Web: www.vgms .org Time: 10:00 a.m. Date: 3/6/2010

Brandon’s Buddies

Play Date 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Brandon’s Village, 25801 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Calabasas. Free kids club for children with and without disabilities. Integrated play, face painting, crafts, entertainment, snacks. Sack lunch permitted. RSVP requested. Phone: 818.222.8118 Con tact: Dina Kaplan Email: brandonsbuddies @pacbell.net Time: 11:00 a.m. Date: 3/6/2010

Reading To

Therapy Dogs 11:30 to 1:30 p.m. at Calabasas Library, 200 Civic Center Way. Reservations begin 11 a.m. Children have 15 minutes to read aloud to trained therapy dog. Free. Phone: 818.225.7616 Con tact: Jill Nevins Time: 11:30 a.m. Date: 3/6/2010

Pre-Oscar Party At Grant Brimhall/ Thousand Oaks Library, 1401 E. Janss Road. Screening of Academy Awardnominated short films, movie trivia contests, Oscar Picks contest, prizes. Must be 18 years or older for contests. Phone: 804.449.2660 Web: www .toaks.org/library Time: 2:00 p.m. Date: 3/6/2010

Annual Spaghetti

Dinner Fundraiser 4 to 8 p.m. at United Methodist Church of Thousand Oaks, 1000 E. Janss Road. Benefit for Boy Scout Troop 716. $5 adult, $3 children 10 and under. Phone: 805.907.6916 Time: 4:00 p.m. Date: 3/6/2010

Winter Guard, Drumline,

Percussion Exhibition 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Thousand Oaks High School gym, 2323 Moorpark Road. Winter color guard and drumline shows by students of two middle schools and four high schools. TOHS AM Jazz Band performs. $5 at door. Email: publicity@tohsband.org Web: www.tohsband.org Time: 6:30 p.m. Date: 3/6/2010

Thousand Oaks Dance Club 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at Goebel Senior Adult Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Doors open 7 p.m. Rhythm Kings provide music. Singles, couples welcome. Ballroom, Latin, swing, line dancing. Light refreshments. $5 members, $7 nonmembers. Phone: 805.381.2744 Time: 7:30 p.m. Date: 3/6/2010

Curling Open House 9 p.m. today and March 20 at Easy Street Iceoplex, 131 W. Easy St., Simi Valley. For ages 12 and older. Learn how to play Winter Olympic sport of curling. $20 includes lessons, ice time, use of equipment. Dress warmly. Wear tennis shoes with traction. Phone: 805.520.7465 Contact: Scott Time: 9:00 p.m. Date: 3/6/2010

SUN., MAR. 7

Jewish Genealogical

Society 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Temple Adat Elohim, 2420 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Steve Luxenberg, newspaper editor and reporter, speaks on “Genealogy from the inside out: The story of ‘Annie’s Ghosts.’” Free to attend. Phone: 818.889.6616 Contact: Jan Meisels Allen Email: information @jgscv.org Time: 1:30 p.m. Date: 3/7/2010

MON., MAR. 8

Conejo Orchid Society Meets in Westlake Village Civic Center, 31200 Oak Crest Drive, Westlake Village. Dr. Howard Liebman speaks on odontoglossums. Refreshments, orchid raffle. Phone: 818.991.1275 Contact: Janice Kobey Web: www .ConejoOrchidSociety.org Time: 7:00 p.m. Date: 3/8/2010

Rancho Simi

Senior Citizens Club Meets at Elks Lodge, 1561 Kuehner Drive, Simi Valley. $10. Phone: 805.955.0788 Time: 11:00 a.m. Date: 3/8/2010

TUES., MAR. 9

League of Women Voters At Platt Public Library, 23600 Victory Blvd., Woodland Hills (left side entrance). Public forum on Education Committee’s three-year study of Los Angeles Unified School District. Phone: 213.368.1616 Contact: Carol Winston Web: www .lwvlosangeles.org Time: 9:30 a.m. Date: 3/9/2010

Camarillo Quilters

Association Meets at Orchid Professional Building, 830 Camarillo Springs Road, Camarillo. Maxie Rosenthal, awardwinning quilt maker, gives presentation based on her book “One Block Wonders: One Fabric, One Shape, One-of-a-kind Blocks.” Guest fee $5. Phone: 805.482.8234 Time: 9:30 a.m. Date: 3/9/2010

Ventura County

Writers Club Meets at Borders Books, 125 W. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. Guest speakers award-winning author Marcia Meier, literary agent Paul Levine. Free.

Time: 7:00 a.m. Date: 3/9/2010

WED., MAR. 10

Moorpark Arbor Day Event 4 to 5 p.m. at Monte Vista Natural Park on Spring Road, Moorpark. Ceremonial tree planting, information on tree care, free 5-gallon tree to take home. Free admission. Phone: 805.517.6360 Time: 4:00 p.m. Date: 3/10/2010

Democratic Club

Of Conejo Valley Meets at Grant Brimhall/Thousand Oaks Library, 1401 E. Janss Road. Social networking 6:15 p.m., meeting 6:45 p.m. Presentations on ballot propositions. Guests, new members welcome. Web: www.conejodemocrats.com Time: 6:15 p.m. Date: 3/10/2010

IEEE Computer Society 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Richter Auditorium, Ahmanson Science Center, California Lutheran University, 60 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. Carlyn Maw, founder of Crashspace, talks about physical computing: sensors, robots, cybernetics, hacking, art. Free, public welcome. Phone: 805.876.4271 Contact: Karl Geiger Email: events@ieee-bvcs.org Web: www.ieee-bv-cs.org Time: 6:30 p.m. Date: 3/10/2010

L.A. Opera Talk At Platt Library, 23600 Victory Blvd., Woodland Hills. Talk on Wagner’s epic drama “Gotterdammerung” (The Twilight of the Gods). Free, reservations not needed. Phone: 818.340.9386 Contact: Friends of Platt Library Web: www .plattlibrary.org/ events Time: 6:45 p.m. Date: 3/10/2010

Simi Valley

Quilt Guild Meets at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. Doors open 7 p.m. Maxine Rosenthal speaks on her One Block Wonder kaleidoscope quilts. All levels of quilters welcome. Web: www.simivalley quiltguild.org Time: 7:30 p.m. Date: 3/10/2010

Ventura County

Amateur

Radio Society 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Cameron Center, 288 Greenmeadow Drive, Newbury Park. Allen Edwards presents “Stellar: Inertial Navigation.” Licensed amateur radio operators, visitors welcome. Contact: Peter Heins Email: n6ze@aol.com Time: 7:30 p.m. Date: 3/10/2010

Conejo Valley Fly Fishers Meets in Orchid Room, Best Western Thousand Oaks Inn, 75 W. Thousand Oaks Blvd. Program on fishing the Mammoth area. Auction of fishing trips and items. Phone: 805.498.2944 Web: www .cvff.org Time: 7:00 p.m. Date: 3/10/2010

THURS., MAR. 11

Somis Thursday Club Meets at clubhouse, 5380 Bell St., Somis. Janie Knappenberger gives program on “incredible gourds.” $15 for lunch. Phone: 805.987.2728 Contact: Sandi Time: 12:00 p.m. Date: 3/11/2010

Dan Crow Benefit Show 1 to 1:45 p.m. in multipurpose room at Horizon Hills Elementary School, 33 Greta St., Thousand Oaks. Children’s singer/songwriter Dan Crow performs. $7 presale ages 3 to adult. $10 at door. All proceeds go to school’s PSG. Phone: 805.816.0054 Contact: Jennifer Jones Email: jenjonesms @gmail.com Web: www .conejoadultschool.org/parenting

Time: 1:00 p.m. Date: 3/11/2010

Conejo Valley

Mothers & More 7:30 to 9 p.m. at Westlake Village Civic Center, 31200 E. Oak Crest Drive. Michelle Paquette will discuss “Mommy guilt” and personal self-care. Free, public invited. RSVP requested. Contact: Lucy Email: Lmchae @yahoo.com Web: www .ConejoValleyMothersAndMore .org

Time: 7:30 p.m. Date: 3/11/2010

Simi Valley

Community Council Meets for lunch at Lost Canyons Golf Club, 3301 Lost Canyons Drive, Simi Valley. Presentation by Simi Valley Police Department’s SWAT team. $15. Contact: Mary Phone: 805.526 .8006 Email: mrlmrs34@sbcglobal .net Time: 12:00 p.m. Date: 3/11/2010

Daniel Rodriguez

Performance At Performing Arts and Convention Center, Oxnard. Rush tickets available in lobby one hour before show for $25, cash or check only. Sponsored by Oxnard Community Concert Association. Phone: 805.483.3858 Web: www.oxnardcca.com Time: 8:00 p.m. Date: 3/11/2010

FRI., MAR. 12

Moorpark Women’s

Fortnightly Club Meeting/luncheon at Moorpark Country Club, 11800 Championship Drive. Patty Colman, history professor from Moorpark College, discusses women’s issues in early 20th century, suffrage movement. $20. RSVP requested. Contact: Fran Levy Email: franalevy@mac.com Time: 9:45 a.m. Date: 3/12/2010

Environmental

Film Festival Today and Saturday at Poinsettia Pavilion, 3451 Foothill Road, Ventura. 20 films on nature, oceans and rivers, conservation screened over two nights. Raffles, giveaways, food for sale. $10 general admission each night. Phone: 805.643.8044 Web: www .venturahillsides.org Time: 7:00 p.m. Date: 3/12/2010

‘Sweet Charity’ Musical opens at Moorpark College Performing Arts Center Mainstage Theater, 7075 Campus Road, Moorpark. Runs 8 p.m. March 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27. 2 p.m. matinees March 14, 21, 28. $16 adults, $9 students. Senior, group discounts available. Phone: 805.378.1485 Contact: Box office Web: www .Moorpark College.edu/PAC Time: 8:00 p.m. Date: 3/12/2010

SAT., MAR. 13

Baby Joey Run For Life 5K SIDS, infant loss run/walk at Constitution Park, 1287 Paseo Camarillo, Camarillo. On-site registration 8 a.m. Run starts 9 a.m. Fundraiser for Jospehine DeMello Foundation to assist families affected by sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). Entry fees $25 ages 10 and up, $15 ages 5 to 9, free for children under 5. Phone: 888.674.2999 Contact: Yolanda DeMello Email: Yolanda @joeydemellofoundation.org Web: www.joeydemellofoundation.org

Time: 8:00 a.m. Date: 3/13/2010

Agoura High Electronic

Recycling Fundraiser 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at school, 28545 Driver Ave., Agoura Hills. Recycle TVs, computers, printers, cellphones, stereos, fax machines, laptops, scanners. Unloading assistance provided. Fundraiser for Class of 2010 Grad Nite. Phone: 818.706.0886 Contact: Clemet Lew Time: 9:00 a.m. Date: 3/13/2010

Paint-Out At

Point Dume Headlands Stay till early afternoon. For all artists working in any media. Meet near restrooms near trail. PCH past Kanan Road to Westward Beach Road. Restrooms available, parking fee. Bring own art supplies. Sponsored by Allied Artists of the Santa Monica Mountains and Seashore. Phone: 310.383.1374 Contact: Carole Garland Web: www.alliedartists.com Time: 9:30 a.m. Date: 3/13/2010

Botanical Gardens

Community Workshop 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Crowne Plaza Hotel, 450 E. Harbor Blvd., Ventura. Sponsored by Ventura Botanical Gardens. Learn the history of gardens, meet board of directors, view topographic map of future site. See a presentation on project goals, development process. Attendees discuss their ideas. Refreshments served.

Contact: Beverly McCaslin Email: venturabotanicalgardens @yahoo.com Web: www .venturabotanicalgardens.com Time: 9:30 a.m. Date: 3/13/2010

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