2014-10-30 / Calendar



School Carnival Fundraiser

4 to 7 p.m. at Dos Caminos Elementary School, 3635 Appian Way, Camarillo. Food, games, activities, auction, raffle. Celebrating school’s 50th anniversary. Alumni and the community welcome.

Dancing With The Star Chargers

6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Agoura High School gym, 28545 Driver Ave. Teacher and dance team member couples compete with original choreography. Admission: $10 adults, $5 for students. Email: ahsdanceprogram.gmail.com.

FRI., OCT. 31

Haunted House

6:45 p.m. at 3663 Golden Pond Drive, Village at the Park, Camarillo. Haunted house run by Sean Kelley. “Into the Shadows” is an interactive and theatrical experience. Guests walk alone or in pairs. For older audiences. Web: Facebook.com/TestHauntedHouse.

Community Hike

8:30 a.m. at La Jolla Canyon. Meet at Freddy’s Restaurant on 391 Hampshire Road, Westlake Village to carpool. 8.8-mile round-trip hike. New hikers welcome. Contact: Lillian. Phone: 805.498.1623.

Trunk-or-Treat Halloween Spooktacular

3 to 5 p.m. at Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center, 27040 Malibu Hills Road, Calabasas. Popcorn, fire trucks, DJ, Foggy Forest, games, prizes, candy. Admission: free.

Trunk Or Treat

6 to 8 p.m. at Newbury Park First Christian Church, 801 Knollwood Drive. Cars in parking lot have open trunks with treats. Games, bounce houses, photo booth, cotton candy, popcorn, brownies and cookies. Admission: free. Community welcome.

SAT., NOV. 1

Autism-friendly Movie Screening

10 a.m. at Simi Valley 10 Cinemas, 1457 E. Los Angeles Ave. “Planes: Fire and Rescue”screened. For families affected by autism. Lights are up and sound down. Guests can move around. Outside food and drinks OK. Admission: $3.75. Contact: Megan Wood. Phone: 805. 526.4505.

Cider At Circle X Ranch

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 12896 Yerba Buena Road, Malibu. Apple cider, cookies and candy served. Rangers offer trail advice. Admission: free.

Unique Holiday Boutique

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 1056 Triunfo Canyon Road, Westlake Village. Multiple vendors, handcrafted items, refreshments, samples.

Moorpark Historic Downtown Walk

10 a.m. on High Street, Moorpark. David Schwabauer, president of Moorpark Historical Society, tells stories and leads walking tour. Admission: free. Email for starting location. Email: schwabauer@aol.com.

Children’s Multicultural Book Fest

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Camarillo Community Center, 1605 E. Burnley St. World’s continents story tents with volunteer readers. Children’s authors, dance and music by children, food trucks, kids’ fingerprinting. Readers in English, Spanish and Chinese. Admission: free. Phone: 805.388.0369.

African Violet Show And Sale

11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and noon to 3 p.m. Sunday at Grant Brimhall Library, 1401 Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Judging of African violets and gesneriads. Experts on hand to give advice on growing flowers. Plant sale. Admission: free. Contact: Barbara Burde. Phone: 805. 581.6126.

Brandon’s Buddies

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Brandon’s Village universal playground, 25801 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Calabasas. Integrated play for kids of all abilities. Crafts, entertainment, treats. RSVP requested. Contact: Dina Kaplan. Phone: 818.222. 8118. Email: brandonsbuddies@pacbell.net.

Family Day/ Dia De Los Muertos

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Santa Paula Art Museum, 117 North 10th St. Storytelling, Latino art show, hands-on art activities, decorate sugar skills. Bring items of loved one for community altar. Admission: free. Phone: 805.525.5554. Email: info@santapaulaartmuseum.org.contact.

An Afternoon With Marisa Silver

1 p.m. at Kavli Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 T.O. Blvd. Discussion with author of the novel “Mary Coin,” the T.O. One City, One Book selection. Q&A and book signing. Admission: free. Books for sale in lobby. Phone: 805.449.2660. Web: www.toaks.org/library.

Science Carnival

5 to 8 p.m. at Thurgood Marshall Elementary School, 2900 Thurgood Marshall Drive, Oxnard. Cal State Channel Islands faculty and students conduct more than 70 hands-on science activities and demonstrations for K-8 kids and families. Music, spooky snacks. Kids can wear costumes. Bring picnic lunch or purchase food on site. Spanish-speaking volunteers available to translate. Admission: free. Contact: Phil Hampton. Phone: 805. 437.8869. Email: Philip.Hampton@csuci.edu. Web: www.csuci.edu/ sciencecarnival.

‘Dark Heart Of Poe’

7:30 p.m. at Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, 3050 E. Los Angeles Ave. It’s A New Day presents a dramatic performance about horror writer Edgar Allan Poe. Tickets: $20 general admission, $5 seniors and active military, $10 students and teachers. Web: www.DarkHeartofPoe.com.


8 p.m. at High Street Arts Center, 45 E. High St., Moorpark. Runs through Nov. 23. 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sunday. Original comedy melodrama. Audience interaction encouraged. Opening night show with champagne afterparty: $21 to $25. All other shows: $16 to $20. Phone: 805.529.8700. Web: www.highstreetartscenter.com.

SUN., NOV. 2

Dudley House Open House

At Dudley House, 197 N. Ashwood, Ventura. Flea market and collectibles faire at 9 a.m. House open for docent-led tours from 1 to 4 p.m. Admission to house and lavender garden: free. Contact: Steve Cummings. Phone: 805.644.3286.

Artists Exhibition/ Birthday Celebration

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Will Rogers Park, 1501 Will Rogers Park Road, Santa Monica. Fine art show by Allied Artists of the Santa Monica Mountains and Seashore. Classic cars, food and wine. Bring blanket and picnic if desired. Admission: free. Parking: $12 on site or $6 with download from website. Phone: 818.368.6849. Email: baluku1 @hotmail.com. Web: www.allied-artists.com.

Used Tack Sale/ Swap Meet

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Bright Star Saddlery, 28708 Roadside Drive, Agoura Hills. Buy, sell or swap anything horse related. Free raffles and swag bags. Benefit for Gentle Carousel West nonprofit group. Contact: Bright Star Saddlery. Phone: 818.879.8333.

Bark For Life

10:30 to 2:30 p.m. at Bernice Bennett Park, 31800 Village Center Road, Westlake Village. Noncompetitive 1-mile walk, dog games and contests, silent auction, raffle, rescue parade, vendors, K-9 demos, food for sale, photo booth and yoga with your dog. Registration: $20 for walker and one dog; $5 for each additional dog. Benefit for American Cancer Society. All dogs must be on leash. Phone: 805.341.1910. Web: www.relayforlife.org/barkwestlake.ca.

Old Time Country Bluegrass Gospel Music

2 to 4 p.m. at Poinsettia Pavilion, 3451 Foothill Road, Ventura. Allgirl band Travelin’ Light performs. Jam session. Phone: 805.517.1131. Web: www.oldcountrygrassband.com.

‘Letters Through The Ages’

2:30 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 32111 Watergate, Westlake Village. Martha Miller

gives a one-woman show on writers’ diaries and letters. Refreshments served. Event is philanthropic project of Westlake Village chapter of P.E.O. Admission: $10.

MON., NOV. 3

Conejo Senior Volunteer Program Holiday Sale

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays through Nov. 21 at Goebel Adult Community Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Gifts, holiday and handmade items, greeting cards. Proceeds help fund CSVP and seniors programs. Contact: Jackie Lund. Phone: 805. 381.2742. Email: jlund@crpd.org. Web: crpd.org/csvp.

Camarillo Noontime Optimist Club

Noon at Round Table Pizza, 880 Arneill road, Camarillo. Guest speaker is Shigeru Yabu, WWII internment camp detainee and Korean War veteran. Phone: 805.484.1343. Email: CamarilloNoontimeOptimist@yahoo.com.

Jewish Genealogical Society

7 to 9 p.m. at Temple Adat Elohim, 2420 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Tammy Hepps gives program on “The margarine moonshiners from Minsk: conducting storydriven research.” Refreshments served. Admission: free. Contact: Jan Meisels Allen. Phone: 818.889.6616. Email: information@jgscv.org.

Conejo Valley Audubon Society

7:30 p.m. at Western Foundation of Vertebrate Zoology, 439 Calle San Pablo, Camarillo. Sandor Havasi and Marilyn Fordney of Havasi Wilderness Foundation give a DVD program on “Costa Rica Wildlife Adventures.” Pre-meeting dinner at Ottavio’s in Camarillo at 5:15 p.m. Dinner reservations required by 9 a.m. today. Contact: Nobuko McClure. Phone: 805.482.0411.

Ventura County Philatelic Society

7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Church of the Foothills, 6279 Foothill Road, Ventura. Stamp trading and socializing. Phone: 805.320.1601. Email: vcpsforyou@lycos.com.


Westlake Village Garden Club

9:30 a.m. at North Ranch Community Center, 1400 N. Westlake Blvd. Continental breakfast buffet. Guest speaker is Connie Mercurio, designer offloral displays in hotel lobbies. Admission: free, no reservations required. Phone: 805.557.1575. We b : westlakevillagegardenclub.com.

‘Glitz And Glam’

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Assistance League of Conejo Valley Thrift Shop, 783 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. Holiday fashion and jewelry sale through Nov. 4. Web: www.alcv.net.

Ventura County Sportfishing Club

6:30 p.m. at Mariscos Cancun, 1060 E. Avenida de Los Arboles, Thousand Oaks. Wendy Tochihara, sales manager of Izor line, speaks about knots. Contact: Bill Berger. Phone: 818.889. 1370. Web: vcsc.info.

Conejo Ventura Mac User Group

6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Camarillo Health Care District, Dos Caminos Plaza, 3639 E. Los Posas Road, Ste. 160. Contact: Susan Herrera. Phone: 805. 504.3610.

WED., NOV. 5

McCrea Ranch Tour And Tea

10 to 11:30 a.m. at McCrea Ranch Visitors Center in Thousand Oaks. Celebration of Joel McCrea’s birthday. Tour grounds and watch a brief video about McCrea family. Tea, coffee and birthday treats provided. Admission: $10. RSVP required. Phone: 805.495.2163. Web: www.crpd.org/mccrea.

Simi Valley Women’s Club

11 a.m. in multipurpose room, Rancho Santa Susana Community Center, 5005 Los Angeles Ave., Simi Valley. Leah Haynes, program coordinator for Ventura Master Gardener Center, reviews the activities of the center. Luncheon served following program.

Authors’ Panel Discussion

6 p.m. at Moorpark City Library, 699 Moorpark Ave. Four local authors discuss their work and overcoming writer’s block. Q&A and signing. Admission: free. Books for sale at event. Pone: 805.517.6370.

Conejo Senior Singles

7 to 8:30 p.m. at Goebel Adult Community Center, 1385 E. Janss Road,

Thousand Oaks. Social activities for ages 55 and up. Phone: 805.494.9863.


Affordable Housing Fundraiser

At Camarillo Ranch, 201 Camarillo Ranch Road, Camarillo. 4 to 5 p.m.: tours of estate. 5 to 7 p.m.: guest speaker, drinks and appetizers. Pulitzer Prize nominee Victor Villasenor discusses his life as a son of an immigrant farm worker. Funds raised support loans to produce new affordable housing in Ventura County. Admission: $50 per person at door. Phone: 805.330.6987. Web: www.vchousingtrustfund.org.

VIP Shopping Event

5 to 9 p.m. at St. Maximilian Kolbe church, 5801 Kanan Road, Westlake Village. Shopping at Gingerbread Boutique, appetizers, cocktails. Snacks for sale. Sponsored by Westlake Village Juniors. Admission: $30.

Web: www.westlakejuniors.org.

Ronald Reagan Det. 597 Marine Corps League

6 p.m. at Junkyard Cafe, 2585 Cochran St., Simi Valley. Meet and greet at 7 p.m, business meeting at 7:30 p.m. For all active and retired Marines and corpsmen. Contact: Ken Honaker. Phone: 805.416.4063. Email: JrViceMCL597@gmail.com. Web: www.MCL597.org.

Business-Professional Women Of Conejo Valley

7 p.m. at Sheraton Agoura Hills Hotel, 30100 Agoura Road. Helen Follmer shares her “Adventures at 2014 World Cup in Brazil.” Both men and women welcome. RSVP requested with number in party. Contact: Lydia Steadman. Phone: 818. 889.4953.

FRI., NOV. 7

‘Just Another High School Play’

7 p.m. at Santa Susana High School, 3570 Cochran St., Simi Valley. Also at 2 and 7 p.m. Nov. 8. Admission: $12 general, $10 senior citizens and kids under 12. Web: santasusana.org.

‘Man Of La Mancha’

8 p.m. at Newbury Park High School Performing Arts Center, 456 Reino Road. Also 8 p.m. Nov. 14 and 15, and 7 p.m. Nov. 13. Students present awardwinning musical about Don Quixote. Admission: $12 online, $10 cash only at door for adults, $8 students and kids under 12. Email: mstrange@conejousd.org. Web: www.ShoTix4U.com.

SAT., NOV. 8

Holy Cross Holiday Boutique

9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 13955 Peach Hill Road, Moorpark. Also 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. 30 crafters and vendors, baked goods, homemade burritos, raffle items. Grant prize cash drawing. Photos with Santa from 10 a.m. to noon Sunday only. Admission: free. Phone: 805.529.1397.

St. Peter Claver’s Holiday Boutique

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at St. Peter Claver Catholic Church, Stow and Cochran

streets, Simi Valley. Crafts, holiday gifts, jewelry, food, raffles, bake table, hot cinnamon rolls. Pictures taken with Santa. Admission: free. Contact: Lisa. Phone: 805.583.0466.

Job’s Daughters Holiday Bazaar

9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Conejo Valley Masonic Hall, 2786 Crescent Way, Thousand Oaks. Home sale representatives and homecrafters sell goods. Portion of proceeds will go to a charity. Admission: $5 includes raffle ticket.

The Blue And The Gray

10 a.m. today and tomorrow at a site near Moorpark College. Park at college to take shuttle to event site. Civil War reenactment sponsored by Moorpark Rotary Club. Encampments, tents, recreation of authentic battles, food vendors. Admission per day: $25 adult, $20 student. Bleacher seats additional $3. Kids age 5 and under free. Phone: 805.279.5253. Web: www.moorparkrotary.com.

Art Show And Workshop

3 to 5 p.m. at Santa Monica Mountains Visitor Center, King Gillette Ranch,

26876 Mulholland Hwy., Calabasas. Showcase of works by youth, art activities for kids. Admission: free. Pone: 805.370.2301.

Gifts Of Hope Boutique

6 to 7:30 p.m. in Founders Hall, Ascension Lutheran Church, 1600 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Also same hours Nov. 15 and 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nov. 9 and 16. Chocolates, coffees, teas, scarves, baskets, stuffed animals, Bethlehem olive wood carvings, Christmas ornaments, tote bags, greeting cards. Fair Trade and handmade items from around the world. Portion of proceeds go to help build African communities. Admission: free. Contact: Stacy Smith. Phone: 805.495. 0406. Email: ssmith@alcto.org.

Steppin’ Out In Sobriety Clean And Sober Dance

7:30 p.m. in community room and center court at Simi Valley Town Center, 1555 Town Center Way. For all ages. Sober dancing, food, raffle prizes, DJ. Proceeds to benefit the local sober community. Parents must accompany kids under 12. No drugs or alcohol allowed at event. Admission: $7 suggested donation. Contact: Mark Strauss. Phone: 805. 306.9706. Email: mb54aa@gmail.com.

SUN., NOV. 9

Ventura County Concert Band

3 p.m. at Ventura High School auditorium, 2 N. Catalina. Musical tribute for Veterans Day. Admission: free. Phone; 805.289.7925.

MON., NOV. 10

La Leche League of Thousand Oaks

10 to 11:30 a.m. at Newbury Park Library, 2331 Borchard Road. Learn about benefits of breastfeeding, ask

questions and meet other breastfeeding moms. Open to all pregnant and breastfeeding women. Babies and children welcome. Admission: free. Web: www.llli.org.

TUES., NOV. 11

Veterans Day Celebration

9:15 to 10:15 a.m. at Calvary Commuity Church worship center, 5495 Via Rocas, Westlake Village. Color guard, music, speakers. All veterans welcome to attend. Reception follows. Contact; Kevin Lindsey. Phone: 818.575.9206.

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