2010-05-13 / Calendar

Datebook

THURS., MAY 13

Calabasas Chamber

Networking Breakfast 7:15 to 8:45 a.m. at Hilton Garden Inn, 24150 Park Sorrento, Calabasas. Topic: “How or if you use social media for your business.” $15 members, $18 first-time guests. Noshows are charged. RSVP requested. Phone: 818.222.5680 Contact: Chamber of Commerce Time: 7:15 a.m. Date: 5/13/2010

Merry Hall Tree Thrift

Store Grand Reopening 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 2929 Theresa Drive, Newbury Park. Mary Health of the Sick Convalescent and Nursing Hospital reopens renovated thrift store. Light refreshments served. Furniture, clothing, books, children’s wear, home accessories, garden items for sale. Phone: 805.498.6795 Contact: Kathy Tamashiro Email: kathy @maryhealth.com Web: www .maryhealth.com Time: 10:00 a.m. Date: 5/13/2010

Conejo Valley Moms Meets at Conejo Creek Park North, behind library, 1379 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Crafts, games, snacks, drinks, play time. Free and open to public. For moms and their children ages 1 to 5 years. Older siblings welcome.

Time: 3:30 p.m. Date: 5/13/2010

Conejo Gem &

Mineral Club Meets at Hillcrest Arts Center, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Fred & Charlotte Ward present program on rubies & sapphires. Free. Phone: 805.494.7734 Contact: Deb Sankovich Email: Sankovichdeb@yahoo.com Time: 7:30 p.m. Date: 5/13/2010

Conejo Valley

Mothers & More Meets at Westlake Village Civic Center, 31200 E. Oak Crest Drive. Christine Lang speaks on “Understanding the Messages Behind Your Physical Symptoms.” Free, public welcome. RSVP requested.

Contact: Lucy Email: cvmothersandmore@gmail.com

Web: www .ConejoValleyMothersAndMore.org

Time: 7:30 p.m. Date: 5/13/2010

FRI., MAY 14

Woodland Hills

Library Book Sale 1:30 to 5 p.m. today, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, 2 to 5:30 p.m. remainder sale Monday at 22200 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills. Adult and children’s books, cookbooks, collectibles, tapes, CDs, videos. All proceeds support library. Free book for each child. Phone: 818.226.0017 Time: 1:30 p.m. Date: 5/14/2010

Fireside Concert At Borchard Community Center, 190 Reino Road, Newbury Park. 11 musicians from Songmakers acoustic music club. Benefit for club. $7 donation, first come, first seated. Phone: 805.499.3511 Contact: Bob Kroll Email: folksgr1@aol.com Time: 8:00 p.m. Date: 5/14/2010

‘Driving Miss Daisy’ Opens tonight at High Street Arts Center, 45 E. High St., Moorpark. Through June 13. 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. 2 p.m. Sundays. $5 adults, $12 seniors and students, $8 children 12 & under. Group discounts. Phone: 805.529.8700 Contact: Box office Time: 8:00 p.m. Date: 5/14/ 2010

SAT., MAY 15

Community Yard Sale 7 a.m. to noon at Agoura Bible Fellowship, 5564 Foothill Drive, Agoura Hills. Raffle for Dodger Dugout tickets with food and drink. All proceeds go to Red Cross, World Vision and Manna food bank. Phone: 818.535.0711 Contact: Jennifer Miller Time: 7:00 a.m. Date: 5/ 15/2010

Annual Native Plant Sale 8 a.m. to noon at Rancho Sierra Vista, Lynn Road and Via Goleta, Newbury Park. Native plants for sale, educational gardening materials, tours of ethnobotanic garden and native plant nursery. Planting event at 10 a.m. to restore parkland. Proceeds from sale benefit the Santa Monica Mountains Fund. Phone: 805.370.2301 Contact: Visitor Center Email: lauren_newman @nps.gov Time: 8:00 a.m. Date: 5/ 15/2010

Elementary School

Garage Sale 8 a.m. to noon at 2840 Sandhurst Ave., Thousand Oaks. Garage sale put on by Bob Rhoads’ third-grade class at Lang Ranch Elementary School. Proceeds help pay for water purification system, medical supplies and building a school in Bukasa Village, Uganda. Phone: 805.241.7392 Email: ladybubb@yahoo.com Time: 8:00 a.m. Date: 5/15/2010

California

Strawberry Festival 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and Sunday at Strawberry Meadows of College Park, 3250 S. Rose Ave., Oxnard. Strawberry-themed food for sale, 200 fine arts and crafts booths, Strawberryland For Kids rides and attractions, contests, musical acts on two stages. Recipe cook-off at noon Saturday. Proceeds go to local charities, nonprofits. $5 to $12 admission. Free Park ’n Ride shuttle from various cities. Phone: 888.288.9242 Web: www .strawberry-fest.org Time: 10:00 a.m. Date: 5/15/2010

Kids Health Expo 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Newbury Park High School, 456 N. Reino Road. Games, prizes, rock wall, bouncy jump, healthy snacks, raffles, Tony Clark magic show, health food vendors. Keynote speakers discuss health and nutrition. Free. Phone: 805.857.3902 Contact: Drew Kaplan Email: dkaplan @iswest.net Web: www .kidshealthexpo.org Time: 10:00 a.m. Date: 5/15/2010

Turtle And Tortoise Show 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Woodland Hills Christian Church, 5920 Shoup Ave. Live turtles and tortoises, information on pet care, adoptions, crafts for sale, children’s games and activities. Admission $3 adults, $2 seniors 60+ and children. Children 5 and under free. Proceeds go to rehabilitating sick and injured turtles and tortoises and educational programs. Sponsored by Valley Chapter of California Turtle and Tortoise Club. Web: www.tortoise.org/valley/ Time: 11:00 a.m. Date: 5/15/2010

Women Of The World Noon to 2 p.m. at the Freedom Center, 515 Eubanks St., Camarillo. Annual spring luncheon of the Women’s Ministry at First Baptist Camarillo. Celebrates women of all cultures. Lunch catered by Merlins Kitchens in Westlake Village. Guest speaker former missionary to Zimbabwe. Free gifts to attendants. $10. Phone: 805.484.2879 Contact: Ethelyn Martin Email: tealvr36 @msn.com Time: 12:00 p.m. Date: 5/15/2010

Ventura County

Genealogical Society Meets at Ventura LDS Family History Center, 3501 Loma Vista Road, Ventura. Sandi Ruch speaks on “Appalachia and Alcohol.” Workshops on PowerPoint, ancestral files, computer lab. Free for guests. Phone: 805.485.7930 Contact: Gwenda Time: 1:00 p.m. Date: 5/ 15/2010

Conejo Valley YMCA

Family Fun Night At Conejo Valley YMCA, 4031 N. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Heated indoor pool swim, barbecue dinner. Free outdoor movie at 7:45 p.m. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Phone: 805.523.7613 Contact: Krystal Wahl Email: kwahl @sevymca.org Web: www .sevymca.org Time: 5:00 p.m. Date: 5/15/2010

Diamond Nights,

Northern Lights 5:30 to 10 p.m. at Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles. Premiere of new planetarium show “Light of the Valkyries” in Samuel Oschin Planetarium with music by Richard Wagner and live narration by celebrity performers. Proceeds support children’s educational programs. Phone: 213.473.0807 Contact: Friends of the Observatory Email: fotofriend@friendsoftheobservatory .org Web: www .friendsoftheobservatory.com

Time: 5:30 p.m. Date: 5/15/2010

Free Family Movie Evening “Night at the Museum” rated PG shown in Brooks Hall, Camarillo United Methodist Church, 291 Anacapa Drive, Camarillo. Free admission, hot dogs, popcorn, fruit drinks. Children can come in pajamas, bring blankets and pillows. Phone: 805.482.4312 Contact: church office Web: www.camumc. org Time: 6:30 p.m. Date: 5/ 15/2010

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. Music by Denis LaPron and the Time Machine. Singles, couples welcome. Light refreshments. Ballroom, Latin, swing and line dancing. $5 members, $7 nonmembers. Phone: 805.381.2744 Time: 7:30 p.m. Date: 5/15/2010

SUN., MAY 16

Kiwanis Kruzin Kar Show 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Rancho Santa Susana Community Park, 5005 Los Angeles Ave., Simi Valley. Sponsored by Santa Susana Kiwanis Club of Simi Valley. Pancake breakfast 8 to 10 a.m. for $5 donation. Hot dogs and hamburgers for lunch. Food, cars, vendors, candy poker run, DJ, T-shirts, prizes, 50- 50 drawings, raffle. Free to the public; proceeds go back into the community. Cars accepted at show without preregistration. Phone: 805.796.0582 Contact: Camille Elliot Email: camille4homes@yahoo.com Web: www.santasukiwanis.com Time: 8:00 a.m. Date: 5/16/2010

Topanga

Banjo-Fiddle Contest 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Paramount Ranch, Cornell Road, near Agoura Hills. Old-time, folk, bluegrass music.

Phone: 818.382.4819 Email: info@topangabanjofiddle .org

Time: 9:00 a.m. Date: 5/16/2010

Concorso Ferrari 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena. More than 150 vintage and modern Ferraris on display. Awards given at conclusion. Free admission, fee to display cars. Presented by Ferrari Club of America Southwest Region. Phone: 818.971.3300 Contact: Marv Landon Email: marv@fdsi .com Web: www.fca-sw.org Time: 10:00 a.m. Date: 5/16/2010

Assistance League’s

Kitchen & Cooks Tour 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Self-guided tour of six homes in Westlake Village. View kitchens and dining areas, food samples, meet cookbook authors and designers. Boutiques open. Wine tasting event and silent auction 4 to 7 p.m. at gated North Ranch estate. $35 tour, $60 wine tasting. Proceeds benefit Assistance League of Conejo Valley. Phone: 805.379.5686 Web: www.alcv.net Time: 11:00 a.m. Date: 5/16/2010

Association Of Watch

And Clock Collectors Meet in cafeteria, building B, Ventura College. Dave Coatsworth gives presentation on Illinois Watch Company. $3 admission. Web: www.nawcc-ch190.com Time: 12:00 p.m. Date: 5/16/2010

Simi Valley

CROP Hunger Walk Begins at Simi Valley United Methodist Church, 2394 Erringer Road. Registration 12:30 p.m. Walk begins 1:30 p.m. Water stations on route, refreshments at conclusion. Donations benefit Samaritan Center, Care and Share, world hunger agencies. Contact: Nancy Reyes Email: nmrmystery@prodigy.net Web: www.churchworldservice.org

Time: 12:30 p.m. Date: 5/16/2010

Bears Bingo 12:30 to 5 p.m. at Ventura Harbor Comedy Club, Ventura Harbor Village at 1559 Spinnaker Drive, Ste. 205, Ventura. Fundraiser for Ventura County Rainbow Alliance. $25 cash at the door for 10 games of bingo. Extra tickets, early bird games available. Raffles, silent auction. Snacks for sale. Phone: 805.415.7785 Contact: Arthur Email: events @bearsventura.org Web: www .lgbtventura.org Time: 12:30 p.m. Date: 5/16/2010

Mystery Authors Panel 2 to 4 p.m. at Grant Brimhall/Thousand Oaks Library, 1401 E. Janss Road. “Cozies and Comedies: The Lighter Side of Murder.” Panel discussion, book signing with novelists Hannah Dennison, Dorothy Howell, Sue Ann Jaffarian, Daryl Wood Gerber. Sponsored by Sisters In Crime/L.A. Chapter. Free, books for sale. Phone: 805.449.2660 Contact: Jana Covell Email: jcovell @tolibrary.org Web: www.toaks .org/library Time: 2:00 p.m. Date: 5/16/2010

Women’s Personal

Networking Group 2 to 4 p.m. at Ladyface Alehouse 29281 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills. Social group for single, married women ages 35 to 50 in Calabasas, Agoura, Westlake, Thousand Oaks. Open to new members. Phone: 818.516.4405 Contact: Denise Spinelli Email: denise .spinelli@gemb.com Time: 2:00 p.m. Date: 5/16/2010

Agoura Hills/Westlake Village Community Concert At Oaks Christian School Performing Arts Center, 31749 La Tienda Drive, Westlake Village. Spring performance of Community Concert, Jazz bands.

Phone: 818.597.7361 Contact: Agoura Hills Recreation Center

Time: 4:00 p.m. Date: 5/16/2010

MON., MAY 17

Silent Movie At

The Beach House 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at The Beach House, 415 Pacific Coast Hwy., Santa Monica. 1927 movie “Quality Street” with Marion Davies. Includes talk by film historian Elaina Archer. Event parking $4. Free admission, reservations required. Phone: 310.458.2257 Contact: Beach Culture Email: beachhouse @smgov.net Web: www .beachculture30.eventbrite.com

Time: 6:30 p.m. Date: 5/17/2010

Freethinkers Of

Ventura County Meets at Round Table Pizza, 880 Arneill Road, Camarillo. Club president Charlotte Poe presents tongue-in-cheek look at “proofs of God’s existence.”

Time: 7:30 p.m. Date: 5/17/2010

A Night At The Kress School fundraiser at The Kress, 6608 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood. Games, entertainment. Exclusive rooftop party with game show host Wink Martindale. Benefit for Conejo Jewish Day School. Phone: 818.879.8255 Contact: Conejo Jewish Day School Email: cjdsatkress@gmail.com Web: www.conejojewishdayschool.com/ kress.html Time: 8:00 p.m. Date: 5/17/2010

TUES., MAY 18

Conejo Valley

Children’s Concert 9:30 and 11 a.m. at Kavli Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. Conejo Valley Adult School Children’s Concert Series, nonprofit group hosts Greg and Steve in concert. For ages 2 to 8. $9, discount for groups available. Phone: 805.338.3021 Contact: Carol Web: www .conejoadultschool.org/parenting

Time: 9:30 a.m. Date: 5/18/2010

Las Virgenes League

of Women Voters Meets at private residence in Oak Park. Program on June election ballot propositions pros and cons. 9:30 a.m. coffee, 10 a.m. meeting. Call for location. Phone: 818.889.1068 Contact: Debbie Verity Time: 9:30 a.m. Date: 5/18/2010

Women Entrepreneurs

of Conejo Valley 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. monthly luncheon at Sunset Hills Country Club, 4155 Erbes Road North, Thousand Oaks. Program on “Being the Source for Harmony in Your Life.” Phone: 805.402.4600 Contact: Marsha Burg Web: www.weofcv .com/ Time: 11:30 a.m. Date: 5/ 18/2010

Ballot Measures Program In multipurpose room of Platt Library, 23600 Victory Blvd., Woodland Hills. Ellen Pangarliotas of Los Angeles League of Women Voters presents analysis and review of June statewide ballot measures 12 to 17. Free, no reservations required. Phone: 818.340.9386 Time: 6:45 p.m. Date: 5/18/2010

Ventura County

Writers Club Meets at Borders bookstore, 125 W. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. Literary agent Toni Lopopolo speaks on “10 most common mistakes first novelists make.” Free. Time: 7:00 p.m. Date: 5/18/2010

WED., MAY 19

Chamber Courtyard Mixer 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Selvin Properties, 3625 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Westlake Village. Food, door prizes. Sponsored by Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce. $5 Chamber members, $15 nonmembers. No RSVP needed. Phone: 805.370.0035 Contact: Chamber office Web: www .conejochamber.org Time: 5:30 p.m. Date: 5/19/2010

Simi Valley/Moorpark

Democratic Club Meets at Simi Valley Library community room 2969 Tapo Canyon Road. Discussion of legalization of marijuana to balance budget. Public invited. Refreshments served. Phone: 805.210.6061 Time: 7:00 p.m. Date: 5/19/2010

THURS., MAY 20

Margarita Mix-Off 6 to 8 p.m. at 1379 E. Janss Road, Conejo Creek Park North, behind the library, Thousand Oaks. Sponsored by Soroptimist International of the Conejo. Competition with 11 restaurants. Strolling mariachis. $30 advance, $35 at the door, includes drink tastings, appetizers, beer, wine, soft drinks. Proceeds benefit local organizations. RSVP requested. For ages 21 and up. Phone: 805.484.7320 Contact: Marcy Shewmon Email: marcys @powermaginc.com Web: www.sioc.caminorealregion.org Time: 6:00 p.m. Date: 5/20/2010

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