2015-09-10 / Calendar



Raising ‘Punky’ To Roof

5:30 to 7 p.m. at Acura 101 West, 24650 Calabasas Road, Calabasas. Kickoff for Pumpkin Festival. City Council and Chamber board members judge pumpkin recipes. Festival mascot “Punky” raised onflagstaff. Open to the community, free admission.

JNET Business Networking

7 to 9 p.m. at Temple Etz Chaim, 1080 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Doors open 6:30 p.m. Networking for Jewish business owners, executives and employees. No charge to attendfirst two meetings. Dues include two holiday parties/mixers. Contact: Steven Marche. Phone: 805.374.6000. Email: Steve@2homeloans411.com. Web: www.jnetonline.org.

Conejo Gem And Mineral Club

7:30 p.m. at Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Janie Duncan presents Stone Stories program about the stories that stones tell. Youth program at 7 p.m. No charge to attend. Contact: Deb or Rob Sankovich. Phone: 805.494.7734. Email: rmsorca@roadrunner.com. Web: www.cgamc.org.

FRI., SEPT. 11

Westlake Village Encore Club

9:30 a.m. at Westlake Yacht Club, Lindero Canyon Road. Coffee and refreshments. Guests welcome. Contact: Tommie. Phone: 805.852. 5009.

Moorpark Women’s Fortnightly Club

9:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Moorpark Country Club, 11800 Championship Drive. Americanflag presentation by Cmdr. Gary Erland. Luncheon cost: $22. RSVP required. Contact: Lynn. Phone: 818.808.3340. Web: www.mpfortnightly.com.

Document Shredding Event

1 to 4 p.m. in front parking lot of Simi Valley Chamber office, 40 W. Cochran St. Cost: $5 per banker-type, 12-by- 15-inch box. Contact: Chamber. Phone: 805.526. 3900.

Big Jamboree

6:30 p.m. at Borderline Bar and Grill, 99 Rolling Oaks Drive, Thousand Oaks. Dancing, county-rock concert, live and silent auctions. Fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ventura County. Tickets: $20 in advance, $25 at door. Contact: Danica Selvaggio. Phone: 805.484.2282. Email: dselvaggio@bbsvc.org. Web: www.BigJamboree.com.

Firefighters And Heroes Gala

6:30 to 11 p.m. at Crown Plaza Ventura Beach, 450 E. Harbor Blvd., Ventura. Honoring local civilian heroes. Dinner, awards, dancing, DJ music. Hosted by Kiwanis Club of Ventura. Tickets: $40. Web: venturakiwanis.com.

Fireside Concerts

7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at Borchard Community Center, 190 Reino Road, Newbury Park. Performers are Tracy Newman and the Reinforcements, Tom Corbett Trio with Bill Knopf, and Mike Mullins and the John Zipperer Band. Refreshments. Admission: $10 at door. First come,first served seating. Contact: Bob Kroll. Phone: 805.427. 4707. Email: folksgr1@aol.com. Web: crpd.org/parkfac/borchard.

‘She Loves Me’

8 p.m. at Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Panic Productions presents musical comedy. Runs through Sept. 27. 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $24 adults, $20 students and seniors. Group rates. Phone: 805.381.1247. Web: www.hillcrestarts.com.

SAT., SEPT. 12

Biking, Brews And Barbecue

6 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Freedom Park, Camarillo Airport. Bicycling courses at 20, 56 and 100 miles. For individuals, families and teams. Rest stops, full SAG support. Post-event dinner with local microbrews and a barbecue. Hosted by Camarillo Rotary. Proceeds support local charities. Web: www.camarillorotary.org.

Lecture On Biochar

9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Kids Adventure Garden at Conejo Valley Botanic Garden, 400 W. Gainsborough Road, Thousand Oaks. Michael Wittman presents ” What in the World is Biochar,” saving water through better soil retention. Sale of droughttolerant plants and succulents. Free admission. Contact: Sandy. Phone: 805.532.1041. Email: sandelsun6@yahoo.com. Web: www.conejogarden.org.

Emergency Preparation Expo

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Calabasas Civic Center, 100 Civic Center Way. Earthquake simulation van, hands-only CPR, simulated fire extinguisher training, emergency vehicle tours, educational presentations. Displays on food and water storage,first aid kits,financial preparation. Attend a Red Cross presentation to receive a free hot dog. No charge to attend. Web: www.cityofcalabasas/ departments/public-safety.

Ventura Art And Street Painting Festival

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Ventura Harbor Village, 1583 Spinnaker Drive, Ventura. Over 40 fine artists on main lawn, over 50 street chalk artists create murals along promenade. Vendors sell fine arts and crafts. Proceeds benefit FOOD Share. Festival admission: free. Web: http://venturaartfestival.com.

Brandon’s Buddies

10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Brandon’s Village, 25801 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Calabasas. Integrated play for kids of all abilities. Crafts, entertainment, treats. Free. RSVP required. Contact: Dina Kaplan. Phone: 818. 222.8118. Email: specialkidslaw@gmail.com.

Program On Guide Dogs For the Blind

11:30 a.m. at Calabasas Library, 200 Civic CenterWay. Elementary school-age kids can meet puppies from the organization and learn about dog training and how dogs help their owners. Puppies available for photos and to read to. Free. Phone: 818.224.1753. Email: ksteward@cityofcalabasas.com.

Conejo Valley Writers

Noon to 2:30 p.m. at Goebel Adult Community Center, Foothill Lupin room, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Optional BYO brown bag lunch at noon. Program at 12:30 p.m. Emmy Award-winning TV producer Steve Orlandella speaks on“Make your characters come alive.” No charge. Web: www.meetup.com/ ConejoValleyWriters.

‘Juno And The New Renaissance’

2 to 3 p.m. at Grant Brimhall Library, 1401 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Theo Clarke, adjunct professor of physics at Pasadena City College, gives PowerPoint/DVD program on Juno spacecraft mission to Jupiter. Phone: 805.449.2660. Web: www.toaks.org/library.

‘Casablanca: A Rescue Affair’

5 to 10 p.m. at Camarillo Air Force Museum, 455 Aviation Drive. 1940s theme. Dinner, live and silent auctions, celebrities, entertainment by Bruce Belland and Rebecca Holden. Hosted by Ventura County Animal Services. Fundraiser for new puppy playground at Camarillo Animal Shelter. Tickets: $125 for one, $225 for two. Contact: David Mirisch. Phone: 805. 870.4003. Email: david@dmirisch.com. Web: www.vcas.us/gala.

A Gala Under The Stars

6 to 11 p.m. at 12626 W. Andalusia, Santa Rosa Valley. Catered dinner, casino games, dancing, music by Ignition and silent auction. Benefit for Riley’s Rescue; all proceeds support animals in need and rescues. Attire: smart casual. Tickets: $90 individual, $170 per couple at door. Phone: 805.490.9922. Email: RileysRescue.org.

Movies By Moonlight

7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Paramount Ranch, 2903 Cornell Road, Agoura Hills. Outdoor screening of 1941 comedy “Sullivan’s Travels” with Joel McCrea. Phone: 805.370.2301.

Happy Squares Square Dance Club

8 to 10:30 p.m. at Simi Valley Senior Center, 2900 Avenida Simi. Dan Preedy, caller. Rounds start 7:15 p.m. Ice cream sundaes served. Admission: $7. Phone: 805.527.2769.Web: www.happysquares.com.

‘Fiddler On The Roof’

8 p.m. at Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, 3050 Los Angeles Ave. Classic musical runs through Oct. 18. 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $24 adults, $20 seniors and students, $18 children. Phone: 805.583.7900. Web: www.simi-arts.org.

Public Star Party

8:30 to 10:30 p.m. at Moorpark College Observatory, 7075 Campus Road. For ages 6 and up. Slide show of stars and plants. Then view night sky through club members’ telescopes. Sponsored by Ventura County Astronomical Society. Admission: $2 suggested donation. Free parking. Phone: 805.520.9666. Email: vcas.publicity1@gmail.com. Web: www.vcas.org.

SUN., SEPT. 13

Ventura Vintage Rods Harbor Run 25

8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Harborview Park in Channel Islands Harbor, 3810 W. Harbor Blvd., Oxnard. More than 300 classic and muscle cars, rods and trucks dating before 1975. Raffle prizes and drawing, trophies. Free for spectators. Entry fee: $30 per car and two canned items for FOOD share. All profits go to local organizations. Web: www.venturavintagerods.org.

The Wild Brunch

Noon to 4:30 p.m. at Gull’s Way Estate, Malibu. Fundraiser for California Wildlife Center. Live and silent auctions, vegetarian cuisine, wine tasting, kids’buffet and activities. Drawing for Maui trip. Tickets: $160 adult, $50 ages 12 to 17, ages 11 and under free. Phone: 818.222.2658. Email: admin@cawildlife.org. Web: www.cawildlife.org.

Simi Valley Jazz/Dance Club

1 to 4:30 p.m. at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. Jam by qualified musicians 1 to 3 p.m. The Seniors of Note play at 3:15 p.m. Dance floor, refreshments. Admission: $10 nonmembers, $7 members. Phone: 805.443.4514.

Old Time Fiddlers

1:30 to 4 p.m. at Oak View Community Center, 18 Valley Road. Listen and dance to country western and bluegrass music. Free admission. Phone: 805.797.6563. We b : calfiddlers.com.

Cowboys And Cabernet

3 to 7 p.m. at Hummingbird Nest Ranch, 2940 Kuehner Drive, Simi Valley. Unlimited wine, microbrew and food tasting. Silent auction, tour the property. Alive & Pickins Band plays. Proceeds support charitable programs of Kiwanis Club of Simi Valley. Tickets: $45. Phone: 805.807.5100. Web: www.roundupsimi.com.

Free Sunday Concert

5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Peter Strauss Ranch, 30000 Mulholland Hwy., Agoura. The Paul Murphy Celtic Project performs original Celtic-fusion music. Bring lawn seating and picnics. Free admission and parking. Phone: 805.370.2301.

MON., SEPT. 14

Camarillo Noontime Optimist Club

Noon to 1 p.m. at Round Table Pizza, 880 Arneill Road, Camarillo. Guest speaker is Kim Stephenson, new principal of Adolfo Camarillo High School. Guests welcome at no charge.

Ventura County Women’s Forum Collaborative

5 to 7 p.m. at Ventura County Community Foundation, 4001 Mission Oaks Blvd., Camarillo. Program and speakers on “The growing crisis of women and homelessness.” Admission: free for members, $10 suggested donation for nonmembers. Memberships can be purchased at the door. Contact: Sue. Phone: 805.231.4152.

Conejo Orchid Society

7 p.m. at Westlake Village City Hall, 31200 Oak Crest Drive. Paul Gripp to speak on the blooms of the Santa Barbara Orchid Estates. Refreshments, orchid raffle. No charge. Contact: Bill Gunning. Phone: 805.279. 0334. Web: ConejoOrchidSociety.org.

Conejo Valley Toastmasters Club

7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Temple Etz Chaim School, classroom L, 1080 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Members develop their public speaking and leadership skills. Guests welcome. Contact: Amy Hu. Phone: 626.709. 6690.


Camarillo Republican Women

10:30 a.m. at Las Posas Country Club, 955 Fairway Drive, Camarillo. Guest speaker is Shannon Grove, assembly member from Kern County. Cost: $28 for lunch. RSVP required. Contact: Kaye Feller. Phone: 805.604. 1798.

Conejo Valley Genealogical Society

7:30 p.m. at Grant Brimhall Library, 1401 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Barbara Randall speaks on “Weaving the research quilt.” No charge. Contact: Priscilla. Phone: 805.390.8216.


Soroptimist Simi Valley

11:30 a.m. at Lost Canyons Golf Club, 3301 Lost Canyons Drive, Simi Valley. Steve Sojka and Michelle Foster of Simi Valley Hospital discuss SVH’s 50th anniversary and resources for women. Lunch cost: $22. RSVP required. Contact: Shari Schultz. Phone: 805. 404.9941.

ARC Bell Choir

Noon performance at Rotary of Thousand Oaks meeting at Rotary Dream- catcher Playground, Old Meadows Park, 1600 Marview Drive, Thousand Oaks. No charge.

Thousand Oaks Toastmasters At Lunch

Noon to 1 p.m. in Oak Room, third level, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. T.O. Blvd. Humorous Speech and Evaluation contests. No charge. Contact: Richard Gaz. Phone: 805.498. 3393.

Welcome Home!

5 to 8 p.m. at Camarillo Ranch Home. Marine veteran Darryl Vincent is keynote speaker. New Directions Veterans choir performs. Color guard. Funds raised go to providing affordable housing for veterans. Tickets: $55 for one, $100 for two. Contact: Linda Braunschweiger. Phone: 805.330.3987. Email: linda@vchousingtrustfund.org. Web: www.VCHousingTrustFund.org/2015-event.

Conejo Valley Kiwanis PizzaFest

5:30 to 8 p.m. at Conejo Creek Park North, 1379 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Restaurants provide unlimited pizza tasting. Beer, wine and soft drinks for additional cost. Live music by 321 Ignition. Funds raised go to local charities and programs. Admission: $35 at door for tastings and one wine or beer drink. Kids under 12 admitted free. Web: www.TOPizzaFest.com.

Simi Valley Art Association

5:45 p.m. at Simi Valley Library community room, 2969 Tapo Canyon Road. At 6 p.m. Barbara Burke shows colored pencil techniques. Refreshments served. Admission: $7 for nonmembers. Students under 18 free with paying adult. Contact: Katy Kearny. Phone: 805. 579.9199.

Democratic Club Of Moorpark

6:30 p.m. at Median Recreation Room, 6863 Breezy Glen Drive, Moorpark. Guest speakers discuss the Planned Parenthood controversy. Those who can bring potluck dish. $5 donation for room rental. Phone: 805.338.5582. Email: moorparkdemocrats@gmail.com.

Conejo Valley Bonsai Society

7:30 p.m. at Westlake Community Center, 31200 Oak Crest Drive. Bring trees for a workshop. Phone: 805.495.7480.

FRI., SEPT. 18

Girls’ Night Out

5 to 9 p.m. in Agoura Hills. Hosted by City of Agoura Hills. 5 to 7 p.m., women take part in complimentary beauty and shopping sessions around town. Snacks and entertainment. At 7 p.m., screening of “Finding Kind,” documentary of “mean girl” phenomenon, at Agoura Hills Recreation and Event Center, 29900 Ladyface Circle. For ages 11 and up. Free admission to event; RSVP requested. Phone: 818.597.7361. Email: culturalarts@ci.agoura-hill.ca.us. Web: www.91301.org/events/gno.

The Street Art Live

7 to 11 p.m. at Whizin Market Square, 28914 Roadside Drive, Agoura Hills. Walk along atrium and watch artists create street art. Solo artist show: Joey Rotten upstairs in the Street Art Loft. Free admission. Phone: 818.707.2000. Email: info@thestreetartloft.com. Web: www.thestreetartloft.com.

Ventura County Astronomical Society

7:15 to 9 p.m. at Moorpark College Forum, 7075 Campus Road. Dr. Bruce Banerdt of JPL discusses how the InSight Mission will explore the Mars interior. Prize giveaway. $2 donation suggested. Free parking. Web: www.vcas.org.

SAT., SEPT. 19

AAUW Fall Breakfast

8 to 11:30 a.m. at Moorpark Country Club, 11800 Championship Drive. Ann Bonitatibus, new superintendent of Conejo Valley Unified School District, speaks on public education. Presentation on AAUW programs. Collection of toiletry items for Casa Pacifica. RSVP required. Cost: $35. Contact: Sally Hibbitts. Email: sjhibbitts@aol.com. Web: www.aauwto.org.

Elks Hoop Shoot Free Throw Contest

9 a.m. at Thousand Oaks Community Center, 2525 N. Moorpark Road. Registration starts 8 a.m. Boys and girls compete in age brackets. Each child must be accompanied by parent/ guardian. No entry fee. Phone: (805) 496-2477.

Democratic Women’s Council Of Conejo Valley

9:30 a.m. at Boccaccio’s Restaurant, 32123 Lindero Canyon Road, Ste. 104. The Landing, Westlake Village. Two representatives from Ventura County Activists for Bernie Sanders speak. Information on Strategic Plan. Cost for champagne breakfast: $24.75. RSVP requested. Phone: 805.410.4909. Web: DWCCV. org.

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