2010-10-14 / Calendar

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THURS., OCT. 14

Benefit Concert For

Habitat For Humanity 5:30 to 10 p.m. at Majestic Theater, 26 S. Chestnut St., Ventura. VIP reception 5:30 p.m. Doors open for Los Lobos concert 7 p.m. $50 general admission. $150 VIP reception includes meet-andgreet with band before the show, appetizers, silent auction, raffles. Proceeds from concert benefit Habitat for Humanity of Ventura County. Phone: 805.653.0721 Contact: Elizabeth Mayer Email: elizabethm@habitatventura.org Web: www.venturatheater.net Time: 5:30 p.m. Date: 10/14/2010

IEEE Internet Privacy

Speaker Event 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Los Robles Greens Banquet Center, 299 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. IEEE Buenaventura Section’s annual dinner and speaker event. Industry and government experts discuss guarding privacy online. IEEE members $40, nonmembers $50. Public invited. Contact: Steve Johnson Email: sfjohnso@ieee.org Web: www .ieee-buenaventura.org Time: 6:30 p.m. Date: 10/14/2010

Election Forum Program to demystify November ballot propositions at Temple Adat Elohim, 2420 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Sponsored by League of Women Voters, Hadassah groups. Bring sample ballots and questions. Phone: 805.497.7101 Contact: Temple Adat Elohim Web: www.adatelohim.com Time: 7:00 p.m. Date: 10/14/2010

Conejo Gem & Mineral

Club Meeting 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Mike Woodward presents program on “Rocks, Minerals and Fossils: A new perspective in photography.” Free, open to public. Pebble Pup workshop (youth program) 7 p.m. Phone: 805.494.7734 Contact: Rob Sankovich Email: rmsorca @adelphia.net Web: www.cgamc .org Time: 7:30 p.m. Date: 10/14/ 2010

FRI., OCT. 15

Ventura Harvest Festival

Original Art & Craft Show At Seaside Park/Ventura County Fairgrounds, Ventura. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today, Saturday. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Hundreds of art pieces, handmade crafts for sale. Free health screenings. Live bands. $2 admission discount with three nonperishable food items for FOOD Share. $9 adults, $6 seniors 62 and up, $4 ages 13 to 17. Children 12 and under free. Phone: 800.346.1212 Web: www .harvestfestival.com Time: 10:00 a.m. Date: 10/15/2010

Oak Park Disaster

Preparedness Night At Oak Park Community Center, 1000 Kanan Road. American Red Cross presents information on preparing for emergencies, disasters, family safety. Coffee and refreshments served. Disaster kits available. Sponsored by Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District, Oak Park MAC and CERT, OPUSD.

Time: 7:00 p.m. Date: 10/15/2010

Boys & Girls Club Dance-

Off & Karaoke Party 7 to 9:30 p.m. at 1450 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Grades six through eight only. Dinner provided with purchase of dance ticket. Prizes, DJ Time of Your Life. $10. Phone: 805.449.1309 Contact: Jennifer Wissusik Email: jwissusik@bgcconejo.org Web: www.bgcconejo.org Time: 7:00 p.m. Date: 10/15/2010

Rock Concert For The Gulf 7:30 to 10 p.m. at Ventura Center for Spiritual Living, Laurel and Santa Clara streets, Ventura. Music by Sunset Saints, Glass Elevator. For all ages. No alcohol permitted. Benefits United Fishermen of Louisiana, The High School @ Moorpark College. Presale tickets at Buffalo Records, Ventura. Presale $5 under 21, $10 adults. At the door $15. Phone: 805.648.3345 Contact: Buffalo Records Email: buffalo .records@sbcglobal.net Time: 7:00 p.m. Date: 10/15/2010

Ventura County

Astronomical Society Meets in multipurpose room, Mesa Union School, 3901 Mesa School Road, Somis. Dr. David Law, NASA Hubble postdoctoral fellow at UCLA, speaks on “Tidal Streams in the Milky Way.” Public invited, free. Phone: 805.642.5166 Contact: Carl Ashley Email: vcas1@aol.com Web: www.vcas.org Time: 7:30 p.m. Date: 10/15/2010

‘Rent’ Moorpark College stages Tony Award-winning Broadway rock opera Oct. 15 through 30 at Performing Arts Center, 7075 Campus Road, Moorpark. Mature subject matter. 8 p.m. evening shows, 1 p.m. matinees Oct. 20, 27. $10 to $15, senior and group discounts. VIP Night fundraiser Oct. 16, $50. Must be 21 and up to attend VIP Night. Phone: 805.378.1485 Contact: Box office Web: www .MoorparkCollege.edu/PAC Time: 8:00 p.m. Date: 10/15/2010

‘Footloose’ Musical opens at Camarillo Community Theatre, 330 Skyway Drive, inside Camarillo Airport. Runs through Nov. 21. 8 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays. 2 p.m. Sundays. $18 adults. $13 students, seniors, military. $10 children 12 and under. Open seating. Bring nonperishable food items for discount on popcorn. Phone: 805.388.5716 Contact: Box office Web: www .camarillotheater.org Time: 8:00 p.m. Date: 10/15/2010

SAT., OCT. 16

Cosca Trail Work Day 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Conejo Community Center, 350 W. Gainsbor-ough Road, Thousand Oaks. Build new trail in Wildwood Park. Children’s activity at Conejo Valley Botanic Garden next door. Snack pack, free bus shuttles and tools provided. After trail work, free lunch and giveaway of new mountain bike. Only work participants eligible for prize, must be present to win. Wear long pants and long-sleeved shirt, sturdy shoes, gloves, hat, sunscreen. Bring backpack. Phone: 805.558.1606 Contact: Mark Langton Email: markmtb@roadrunner.com Web: www.cosf.org Time: 7:30 a.m. Date: 10/16/2010

Calabasas

Pumpkin Festival 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. today and Sunday at De Anza Park, 3701 Lost Hills Road, Calabasas. Contests, pumpkin and face painting, fun zone, rides, car show, live entertainment. $3 advance, $5 at gate. Email: info@calabasaschamber .com Web: www .calabasaspumpkinfestival.com

Time: 9:30 a.m. Date: 10/16/2010

Paint-Out In Malibu 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Point Mugu State Park, off PCH past Leo Carrillo State Beach, across Sycamore Canyon Campground. For all artists. Sponsored by Allied Artists of Santa Monica Mountains and Seashore. Facilities, parking fee. Phone: 310.383.1374 Contact: Carole Garland Web: alliedartists. com Time: 9:30 a.m. Date: 10/16/2010

Spotlight On Style 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Four Seasons Hotel, Two Dole Drive, Westlake Village. Benefit for Casa Pacifica Centers. Champagne reception, luncheon, live and silent auctions, runway fashion show, designer boutiques. Admission $125 advance purchase only. Phone: 805.484.7144 Contact: Stephanie Caffee Web: www .casapacifica.org Time: 10:00 a.m. Date: 10/16/2010

Youth Stamp Fair 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Dudley House, Loma Vista Road and Ashwood Avenue, Ventura. Sponsored by Ventura County Philatelic Society and Anacapa Middle School Stamp Club. Cachet contest, stamp-related games, information stations, boxes of stamps to look through, make stamp bookmarks. Goody bag of stampcollecting items for all attendees. Door prizes. For all ages. Contact: Weigle Email: jweigle@vcnet.com Time: 10:00 a.m. Date: 10/16/2010

Living Green Expo 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Simi Valley Town Center. Co-hosted by city of Simi Valley, Chamber of Commerce. Exhibitors showcase products, services, practices for green lifestyle. Free household battery drop-off, free personal document shredding. Workshops every 30 minutes. Craft corner and activities for youths. Free admission. Web: www.simivalley.org/ livinggreenexpo Time: 10:00 a.m. Date: 10/16/2010

Peace Pumpkin Fest Noon to 5 p.m. at Peace Lutheran Church, 71 Loma Drive, Camarillo. 5K run starts 9 a.m. Jolly Jump, hay rides, pumpkins for sale, live insect exhibit, face painting, storytellers, pie sale. Oktoberfest beer making for adults. Free admission; cost for some attractions. Funds raised support church youth ministry, summer missions. Phone: 805.482.3313 Contact: Mike Schultze Email: Mike@PeaceCamarillo.com Web: www.PeaceCamarillo.com Time: 12:00 p.m. Date: 10/16/2010

Camarillo’s Got Talent At Camarillo United Methodist Church, 291 Anacapa Drive, Camarillo. Doors open 6 p.m. 20 finalists compete for Got Talent award. Celebrity judges. All proceeds benefit America Red Cross Ventura County Chapter. $30. Phone: 805.384.0100 Contact: SPAR Technology Web: www .camarillosgottalent.com. Time: 7:00 p.m. Date: 10/16/2010

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. Band music by Moore Music. Black-and-white theme. Light refreshments. Singles, couples welcome. Ballroom, Latin, swing dancing. $5 members, $7 nonmembers. Phone: 805.381.2744 Time: 7:30 p.m. Date: 10/16/2010

SUN., OCT. 17

Back Roads Classic 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Simi Valley Harley- Davidson, 6190 Condor Drive, Moorpark. All bikes, brands welcome. Hosted by Simi Valley Chapter 1506. Portion of proceeds donated to Coalition to End Family Violence. Checkin, free coffee and doughnuts 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Scenic ride through back roads. After ride, catered barbecue lunch, DJ music, raffle prizes, vendors. Phone: 818.232.6032 Contact: Ted Severns Email: registration @backroadsclassic.com Web: www.backroadsclassic.com Time: 8:00 a.m. Date: 10/17/2010

Jason’s Race At Berniece Bennett Park, 31800 Village Center Road, Westlake Village. 5K run/walk starts 9 a.m. 25-yard dash for children age 6 and under at 10:30 a.m. Fundraiser for Jason Lutz SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) Foundation. Web: www.JasonsRace.com Time: 9:00 a.m. Date: 10/17/2010

Channel Cities Jazz Club 1 to 5 p.m. at Oxnard Elks Lodge, 801 S. “A” St., Oxnard. 1 to 3 p.m. and 4 to 5 p.m. qualified amateur, pro musicians jam. 3 to 4 p.m., Jimmy McConnell’s Big Band plays. Food, drink for sale. Public welcome. $7 members, $10 nonmembers. Phone: 805.487.3062 Web: www .channelcitiesjazzclub.org Time: 1:00 p.m. Date: 10/17/2010

Halloween Dance Party At Poinsettia Pavilion, 3451 Foothill Road, Ventura. Free dance lesson 2 p.m. Open dancing 3 to 5:30 p.m. Big band CD music. Refreshments, 50-50 raffle, male dance hosts. Sponsored by Ventura County Chapter of USA Dance Inc. $10 general, $9 dance buddies, $7 USA Dance members, $5 youth and active duty military. Phone: 805.646.6271 Time: 2:00 p.m. Date: 10/17/2010

Spooky Sunday

At The Symphony 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Carpenter Family Theatre, Westlake High School, 100 N. Lakeview Canyon Blvd., Westlake Village. WHS Chamber Orchestra and Symphony perform classical and thematic works. For all ages. Free. Contact: Liz Blake Email: lblake@whsband.org Time: 2:30 p.m. Date: 10/17/2010

The High Street Broadcast 7 to 8 p.m. at High Street Arts Center, 45 E. High St., Moorpark. Annual “live radio” Halloween show, “Tales from Autumn Knoll.” Comedy, original music, scary tales. For entire family. Free with $5 suggested donation. Phone: 805.529.8700 Contact: Devlin Connors Web: www .thehighstreetbroadcast.com Time: 7:00 p.m. Date: 10/17/2010

MON., OCT. 18

Conejo Valley Moms

Party In the Park 3:30 to 5 p.m. at Old Meadows Park, 1600 Marview Drive, Thousand Oaks. Meet at round tables. Program with goofy mad scientist. Children should wear play clothes to get dirty. For children ages 1 to 6 years. Older siblings welcome. Crafts project, snacks, beverages.

Contact: Nicole Email: conejovalleymom@yahoo.com Web: www.conejovalleymoms.org Time: 3:30 p.m. Date: 10/18/2010

TUES., OCT. 19

Ventura County

Archaeological Society Meets at Ventura County Star community meeting room, 550 Camarillo Center Drive. Matthew Conrad speaks on SRAP investigations into settlement patterns in Black Sea costal region from prehistoric times to present. Free. Time: 7:00 p.m. Date: 10/19/2010

WED., OCT. 20

Books & Looks Luncheon 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 800 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Vendors, luncheon, raffles, fashion show. Author Kate Jacobs, “The Friday Night Knitting Club,” speaks. Fundraiser for Assistance League of Conejo Valley. RSVP requested. Phone: 805.379.5686 Web: www .alcv.net Time: 9:00 a.m. Date: 10/ 20/2010

Rotary Club Of

Westlake Village Meets for noon luncheon at North Ranch Country Club, 4761, Country Club Road, Westlake Village. Heather Frankle of Rotary Club of Simi Sunrise discusses eliminating poverty in Honduras village through regional micro credit banks. Guests welcome. $20. Phone: 805.379.9585 Contact: Sam Greene Email: sam.greene @roadrunner.com Time: 12:00 p.m. Date: 10/20/2010

Networking At Night Mixer 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Muvico Theaters Thousand Oaks 14, 166 W. Hillcrest Drive (The Oaks mall). Hosted by Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce. Food, door prizes. $5 Chamber members, $15 nonmembers. Pay at door, no RSVP needed. Phone: 805.370.0035 Contact: Chamber office Web: www .conejochamber.org Time: 5:30 p.m. Date: 10/20/2010

Blue Thong Society Meets at Bogies Lounge, 32001 Agoura Road, Westlake Village. Discussion on emergency preparedness. Women’s philanthropic group. Newcomers welcome. Phone: 805.901.1684 Contact: Shannon Miranda Email: shiranda@hotmail.com Time: 5:30 p.m. Date: 10/20/2010

Book Publishing 1-2-3 7 to 9 p.m. at Grant Brimhall/Thousand Oaks Library, 1401 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Free workshop with book editor/proofreader Laurie Gibson for aspiring authors on getting published, “From the Writers’ Fingertips to the Readers’ Hands.” Children’s literature market, self-publishing and e-books, traditional publication process, writing exercises. Phone: 805.449.2660 Contact: Sue Pelman Email: spelman @tolibrary.org Web: www .thousandoaksreads.org Time: 7:00 p.m. Date: 10/20/2010

THURS., OCT. 21

Treasure Trove Of Holiday

Gift Giving Boutique At Temple Adat Elohim social hall, 2420 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. 5 to 8 p.m. today. 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday. Clothing, jewelry, gourmet foods, stationery, Jewish holiday items for sale. Raffle for Nordstrom gift card. Phone: 805.497.7101 Contact: Temple office Web: www .adatelohim.org Time: 5:00 p.m. Date: 10/21/2010 Phone: 805.484.5484 Contact: Sandy Time: 9:00 a.m. Date: 10/ 21/2010

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