2014-08-14 / Calendar
Marine Corps League Detachment 597
6 p.m. at Junkyard Cafe, 3585 Cochran St., Simi Valley. Marines and corpsmen of all ages meet for socializing, dinner and program.
Simi Settlers Amateur Radio Club
7 p.m. at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. Mike Hasenfratz speaks on software-defined radio.
FRI., AUG. 15
Ventura County Astronomical Society
7:15 p.m. at Moorpark College Forum, 7075 Campus Road. Dr. Tommaso Treu, UCLA physics and astronomy professor, unravels the mysteries of dark energy and dark matter in a talk, “What’s the Universe Made of?” Admission: suggested $2 donation. Phone: 805.520.9666. Web: www.VCAS.org.
‘The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance’
8 p.m. on lawn of Stagecoach Inn Museum, 51 S. Ventu Park Road, Newbury Park. Outdoor screening of 1962 western with James Stewart and John Wayne. Refreshments for sale. Padded folding chairs set up on parking lot. Can bring own blankets or lawn chairs. Admission: $5 cash donation at door.
SAT., AUG. 16
Master Gardener Event
8:15 a.m. to noon at Hansen Agricultural Center, 14292 W. Telegraph Road, Santa Paula. Master gardeners give two workshops on “Growing enviable orchids and roses.” Admission: $20 includes classes, continental breakfast, entry to demo gardens and plant sale. Web: http://ucanr.org/sites/VCMG.
Car Wash Fundraiser
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Thousand Oaks High School, 2323 N. Moorpark Road. Line starts in front of performing arts center. $5 per car. Benefit for TOHS instrumental music program. Contact: Brenda Ruckstuhl. Phone: 805.844.4911. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fun In The Sun Healthy Living Event
9 a.m. to noon at Arroyo Verde Park, 5000 Foothill Road, Ventura. For all ages. Light breakfast and nutritious lunch served. Multi-station workout course with yoga, Zumba-style dancing, hula hoops, martial arts. Educational lecture on nutrition for parents. Admission: free. RSVP requested. Sponsored by Young Leaders Society of Ventura County. Contact: Amanda Broggie. Phone: 805.651.9618. Email: email@example.com.
Barking Lot Sale
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Camarillo Animal Shelter, 600 Aviation Drive. Rummage sale of kitchen items, furniture and clothing. All sales benefit shelter animals. Book signing by local author. Admission: free.
Monarch Butterfly Event
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1491 Mellow Lane, Simi Valley. Call for details. Contact: Rick. Phone: 805.304.0369. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
10 a.m. to noon in classroom, Dos Camino Park, 2198 N. Ponderosa Road, Camarillo. Hands-on science activities for children. Admission: free.
Military And Veterans Expo
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Camarillo Community Center, 1605 Burnley St. For all military personnel, veterans and their families. VA service providers on hand to answer questions about VA benefits. Job fair, information on Veterans Court. Kids’ crafts and activities. Free health screenings. Air Force Band of the Southwest presents a concert. Register at event to receive free lunch and giveaways. Admission: free. Phone: 805.218.1930. Web: www.military411.org.
Reggae On The Mountain
11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Topanga Community Club, 1440 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd. Julian Marley and the Uprising, Black Uhuru, Quinto Sol and other reggae groups perform. Craft vendors, clothing, jewelry, environmentally conscious products, food for sale. Fundraiser for Topanga Community Club. Free parking; shuttle service runs along Topanga Canyon. Tickets: $30 plus
$2.64 online service fee. Web: www.reggaeonthemountain.org.
Spaw Day Fundraiser
Noon to 4 p.m. at Tiny Loving Canines rescue shop, 1555 Simi Town Center Way, Simi Valley. Bring in dogs for bathing, priced by the pound. Other services, including microchipping and activation, are available. Funds go to canine surgery expenses. Phone: 805.527.7283. Web: www.tinylovingcanines.org.
4 to 10 p.m. at Rock ’n’ Roll Cafe, 2196 Tapo St., Simi Valley. Band, canned food drive. Screening of “The Lego Movie.” Phone: 805.584.2233.
Thousand Oaks Dance Club
7:30 to 10 p.m. at Goebel Adult Community Center, 1385 E. Janss Road,
Thousand Oaks. Doors open 6:15 p.m. Free dance lesson 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. Music by the Ed LaFata Trio. Ballroom, swing, waltz and Latin dancing. Singles and couples welcome. Light refreshments. Admission: $7. Phone: 805.381.2744.
Movie Night At McCrea Ranch
8 to 10 p.m. at McCrea Ranch Visitors Center, Thousand Oaks. Outdoor screening of 1947 western drama “Fort Massacre” starring Joel McCrea. Admission: $10 includes popcorn, candy and beverages. RSVP required. Phone: 805.495.2163. Web: www.crpd.org/mccrea.
A Program Of Music By Maestro James Domine
8 p.m. in outdoor amphitheater, Founders Hall, 200 Civic Center Drive, Calabasas. Symphomaniax Chamber Orchestra presents violin and guitar concerto, opera excerpts and a suite for string orchestra. Admission: $20.
Phone: 818.347.4807. Web: www.sfvsymphony.com.
Public Star Party
8 to 10 p.m. at Moorpark College Observatory, 7075 Campus Road. Slide show of constellations and planets. Viewing through club members’ and observatory telescopes. Dress warmly. Admission: $2 donation. Phone: 805.520.9666. Web: www.VCAS.org.
SUN., AUG. 17
Gourmet Food Truck And Bocce Ball Festival
Noon to 5 p.m. at Limoneira Ranch, 1141 Cummings Road, Santa Paula. 11 food trucks on site. Local bands perform. Bocce ball teams compete for prizes. Admission: Range of prices from $20 individual adult to $50 family four-pack or individual VIP. VIP tickets provide access to lounge and early entry. Fundraiser for Casa Pacifica. Contact: Juliana Thiessen. Phone: 805.366.4014. Email: email@example.com.
Watch And Clock Association
Noon at campus student center, Ventura College, 4667 Telegraph
Road. Informal workshop on clocks or watches at 11 a.m. Dave Coatsworth discusses the history of the Hamilton Watch Company. Items for sale, display of watches and clocks. Admission: $3. Lunch for additional $5. Web: www.nawcc-ch190.com.
2 to 3 p.m. in community room, Camarillo Library, 4101 Las Posas Road. Concert pianist David Fraley gives a concert. Admission: free. Phone: 805.388.5222. Web: www.friendscamarillolibrary.org.
Moorpark Community Celebration
3 to 7 p.m. at Moorpark High School junior varsity field, 4500 Tierra Rejada Road. Eight food trucks, music, games, vendors. Bring lawn seating and picnics. Moorpark Education Foundation sponsors. Admission: free. Web: www.moorparkedfoundation.org.
5 to 6: 30 p. m. at Gardens of the World American Bandstand, 2001 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., T.O. The Modernaires perform “Music in the Glenn Miller Mood.” Law seating available in front of bandstand. Bring lawn seating and picnics. No smoking, glass containers, alcohol or pets. Park on street or in T.O. Civic Arts Plaza structure (fee). Admission to concert: free. Phone: 805.557.1135. Email: info@ gardensoftheworld.info.
Concerts In The Park
6 to 8 p.m. at Chumash Park, 5550 Medea Valley Drive, Agoura Hills. Fan Halen, tribute to Van Halen rock band, performs. Bring lawn seating and picnics; no pets or alcohol. Admission: free, donations accepted. Phone: 818.597.7361. Web: http:// ci.agoura-hills.ca.us.
MON., AUG. 18
Camarillo Noontime Optimist Club
Noon at Round Table Pizza, 880 Arneill Road, Camarillo. Garry Olsen tells the story of Adolfo Camarillo in celebration of city’s 50th anniversary. Contact: Ada Lee. Phone: 805.482. 2375.
TUES., AUG. 19
Coffee With A Cop
9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Dr. Conkey’s, 2804 Cochran St., Simi Valley. Residents can discuss community issues with and ask questions of local police officers.
Temple Adat Elohim Seniors
2 p.m. in temple social hall, 2420 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Kabrillo Kids sings songs from musicals. Admission: free. Open to all seniors. Contact: Bill Berger. Phone: 818.889. 1370.
Conejo Valley Genealogical Society
6 p.m. at Grant Brimhall Library, 1401 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Ice cream social with classes following. Admission: free, open to public. Contact: Priscilla. Phone: 805.390.8216.
WED., AUG. 20
Simi Valley Democratic Club
7 p.m. at Simi Valley Town Center community room, 1555 Town Center Way. Attorney Raymond Freeman, newspaper columnist, is guest speaker. Contact: Richard Carter. Phone: 805. 210.6061.
THURS., AUG. 21
Jewelry Sale And Luncheon
11 a.m. at Pacific Corinthian Yacht Club, 2600 S. Harbor Blvd., Oxnard. C.I. Gulls hosts annual jewelry sale. Guests are asked to bring gently worn women’s and men’s watches, chains, bracelets, earrings and jewelry boxes. Proceeds support local charities. Admission: $25 prepaid. RSVP required. Contact: Shirley. Phone: 805.263.6062.
Democratic Club Of Moorpark
6 p.m. at Moorpark Country Club restaurant, 11800 Championship Drive. U.S. Rep. Julia Brownley and candidates for local office discuss current issues. Review of November ballot propositions. Phone: 805.338.5582. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Conejo Valley Bonsai Society
7:30 p.m. at Westlake Village Community Center, 31200 Oak Crest Drive. Bring a tree for critiquing workshop by Roy Nagatoshi. Refreshments served. Phone: 805.495.7480.
Conejo Valley Amateur Radio Club
7:30 p.m. in community room, East County Sheriff’s Station, 2101 E. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. Engineer Ken Larson gives program on maximum usable frequency.
SAT., AUG. 23
Santa Susana RR Historical Society
7 to 10 a.m. at Santa Susana Park Pavilion, 6503 Katherine Road, Simi Valley. Swap meet with vendors selling model railroad scenery and equipment, books, photos and collectibles. Admission: $2 donation, kids under 12 free. Email: email@example.com.Web: www santasusannadepot.org/swapmeet.htm.
Volunteer Work Day
8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Paramount Ranch, 2903 Cornell Road, Agoura. Work to improve trails and facilities. Bring gloves, hat, closed-toe shoes and water. All tools provided. Admission: free. Contact: Ranger Ken. Phone: 805.370. 2316. Web: www.paramountworkday.eventbrite.com.
Car Wash Fundraiser
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in faculty parking lot, Westlake High School, 100 N. Lakeview Canyon Road. $5 donation per vehicle. Benefit for WHS cross country team. Contact: Carolyn Hazuka. Phone: 805.807 3204.
Revivus: The Summer Event
2 to 10 p.m. at Rancho Simi Community Park, 1765 Royal Ave , Simi Valley. Concert and youth outreach event with award-winning artists. Food vendors and activities. Admission: free. Phone: 844.738.4863. Web: www.revivus.org.
SUN., AUG. 24
Sizzlin’ Summer Concert
3 p.m. at Grant Brimhall Library, 1401 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. The Jumpin’ Joz Band plays swing, jazz and early R&B music. Admission: free. Phone: 805.449.2660. Web: www.toaks.org/library.