2016-04-28 / Calendar



Portuguese Fraternal Society Of America

11:30 a.m. at Main Street Restaurant, 3159 E. Main St., Ventura. No host luncheon and meeting. For any person of Portuguese decent or those interested in the culture. RSVP requested. Contact: Yvonne Westervelt. Phone: 805.483.4168.

Ventura County Rose Society

7 p.m. at Ventura County Office of Education Conference Center, 5100 Adolfo Road, Camarillo. Doors open 6:30 p.m. for refreshments. Little rose show 7 p.m. Program at 7:30 p.m. Tony Hepton speaks on “roses in a low-water garden.” Contact: Janet Sklar. Phone: 818.337. 9970.


Dog Agility Regional Championships

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today through May 1 at soccer fields, Arroyo Vista Community Park, 4550 Tierra Rejada Road, Moorpark. 300 dogs from across the nation compete in agility contests. Free dog treat samples. All dogs must be on non-retractable leashes.

Bella Vita Italian- American Social Club

6 p.m. at St. Jude Church hall, 32032 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village. Salisbury steak dinner. Philip Pepe gives a tribute to Frank Sinatra. RSVP required. Contact: Betty. Pone: 805.496.6905.

Movie And Pizza Night

6 p.m. at UFCW building, 816 Camarillo Springs Road, Camarillo. Ventura County Democratic Central Committee hosts. Screening of Michael Moore’s “Capitalism: A Love Story.” Movie, pizza, salad and dessert for $15. Wine and beer $5 extra. RSVP requested Contact: Rick Gunther. Phone: 805.231.0628. Email: richard. gunther@csun.edu.

Westlake Yacht Club

6 to 10 p.m. open house at the clubhouse, 32123 W. Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village. Bar will be open. Appetizers, salads and desserts served. Live music, boat rides. Free.


NAMI Ventura County Walk

9 a.m. check at Ventura Promenade, 750 Harbor Blvd., Ventura. Program at 10 a.m. 5K walk starts 10:30 a.m. Held rain or shine. Fundraiser for National Alliance on Mental Illness. Phone: 805.641.2426. Web: www.namiventura.org.

Ventura County Blues Festival

11 a.m. at Studio Channel Islands, 2222 E. Ventura Blvd., Camarillo. Gates open 10 a.m. Variety of blues musicians perform. All star jam with special guests. Bring food item to donate to FOOD Share. Smoke-free event. Tickets: $40 at gate. Kids 12 and under free with paid adult general admission. VIP tickets: $125 online only. Web: www.venturacountyblues.com.

McCrea Ranch Tour And Matinee

1 to 4 p.m. at McCrea Ranch Visitors Center, Thousand Oaks. Screening of “Interns Can’t Take Money,” 1937 drama with Joel McCrea and Barbara Stanwyck. Followed by video about McCrea family, tour of the grounds. Admission: $15. RSVP required. Phone: 805.495.2163. Web: www.crpd.org/mccrea.

Channel Islands Chamber Orchestra

3 p.m. at Camarillo United Methodist Church, 291 Anacapa Drive. Choral orchestral spectacular with Channel Islands Choral Association, Cal State Channel Islands Choir, The Hans Ottsen Trio and PVSD Chorus. Music by Faure, Bernstein and Hekselman. Admission: $20. Ages 18 and under free. Phone: 805.643.8621. Web: chicovc.org.

Bids For Kids Auction

5 to 9 p.m. at Las Posas County Club, 955 Fairway Drive, Camarillo. Fundraiser for Boys & Girls Club of Camarillo. Hors d’oeuvres, no host cocktails, silent and live auctions and buffet dinner. Tickets: $125. Phone: 805.482.8113.

Salute To The Stars

6 to 10 p.m. at Hyatt Regency, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Fundraiser for Ventura County Sheriff’s Foundation. Entertainment, reception, dinner, silent and live auctions. Meet members of SWAT team, K-9 units, search and rescue team, CSI unit. Tickets: $175. Web: www.vcsheriffsfoundation.org.

Spotlight Award Dinner

6 p.m. at Grand Vista Hotel, 999 Enchanted Way, Simi Valley. Annual awards presentation of Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center Foundation. Red carpet entrance, cocktails, formal sit-down dinner, live show, silent auction. Tickets: $100. Contact: Marie Bennett. Phone: 805. 582.4931. Web: www.svcacf.org/.


Mustang And Ford Auto Show

8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Warner Center Park, 5800 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Woodland Hills. Car check in 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. 82 classes for cars, raffles, drawing. Trophies given; car owner must be present to receive award. Free admission for spectators. Car entries: $10 for non-judging, $50 judging. Contact: Debbie Anderson. Phone: 661.295.5255. Email: debrastarr@att.net. Web: www.mustangownersofca.org.

High School Fiesta

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at St. Bonaventure High School campus, 3167 Telegraph Road, Ventura. Entertainment, games. Food and sweets for purchase. Raffle. All proceeds go to classroom renovation and upgrades. Contact: Dawn Norkewicz. Phone:

805.648.6836. Email: dnorkewicz@saintbonaventure.com.

Matilija Poppy Festival

11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Conejo Valley Botanic Garden, 400 W. Gainsborough Road, Thousand Oaks. Plant sale, kids’ crafts. Docent-led tours at 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. “Birds of prey” talk at 12:45 p.m. “Celestial succulents” talk at 3 p.m. Speakers at 12:45. Free entry. Contact: Beverly. Phone: 818.889.2835.

Camarillo Hospice Spring Garden Tour

Noon to 4 p.m. Self-guided tour of five private gardens in Camarillo. Artists display their work at gardens. Musicians perform. Opportunity drawings. All proceeds support hospice services. Garden tickets: $25. Opportunity tickets: $10 each or three for $25. Email: info@camarillohospice.org. Web: www.camarillohospice.org.

Jewish Genealogical Society

1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Temple Adat Elohim, 2420 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Holli Levitsky, Ph.D., director of Jewish studies at Loyola Marymount University, speaks on “ Creating new witnesses to the Holocaust: Teaching the Holocaust locally, globally and virtually.” No charge to attend. Contact: Jan Meisels Allen. Phone: 818.889.6616. Email: information@jgscv.org.

Country Western Concert

2 to 4 p.m. at Poinsettia Pavilion, 3451 Foothill Road, Ventura. C&W band performs. Free.


Simi Valley/Moorpark Republican City Club

6 to 8 p.m. at Junkyard Cafe, 2585 Cochran St., Simi Valley. Concerned Citizens for Common Sense group discusses the fallacy of man-made global warming/climate change. Phone: 805.208.6067. Web: www.SvmpCityClub.com.

Ventura County Sport Fishing Club

6:30 p.m. at Mariscos Cancun, 1060 E. Avenida de Los Arboles, Thousand Oaks. Capt. Robb, San Diego skipper, speaks on lower cost, lightweight durable bait reels. Raffle for bait reel. Contact: Bill Berger. Phone: 818.889. 1370. Web: vcsc.info.

‘The Tempest’

7 p.m. in Downstage Theater, Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, 3050 Los Angeles Ave. Also at 7 p.m. May 4, 5, 10, 11 and 12. Actor’s Repertory Theatre of Simi present young actors from ARTS Literature in Action. General admission $12, students/ seniors $10. Phone: 805.579.3611. Email: jgartdept@sbcglobal.net.


Tri-Cities Senor Expo

9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Agoura Hills/ Calabasas Community Center, 27040 Malibu Hills, Calabasas. Booths, displays, vendors, senior services, health screenings, demonstrations. Free entry. Free shuttle service from Agoura Hills Rec and Event Center and Westlake Village Civic Center. Must RSVP. Phone: 818.597.7361. Web: www.agourahillsrec.org.

Ventura County Garden Club

1 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 117 7th St., Santa Paula. Lynne Godin, co-owner of This is a Monarchy, discusses Monarch butterflies. Contact: Marlene. Email: wmewait@aol.com.

Conejo Senior Singles

7 to 8:30 p.m. at Goebel Adult Community Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Friendly group with social activities for ages 55 and up. Phone: 805.494.9863.


Marines, FMF Corpsmen

6 p.m. at Elks Lodge, 1561 Kuehner Drive, Simi Valley. Pres. Ronald Reagan Marine Corps League Det. 597 meets for dinner. Contact: Ken Honaker. Phone: 805. 416.4063. Email: JrViceMCL597@gmail.
Web: www.MCL597.org.

Thousand Oaks Stamp Club

6:30 p.m. in Goebel Adult Community Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, T.O. Contact: Rick McHenry. Phone: 805. 405.4566.

Conejo Valley Woodworkers Assoc.

7 p.m. at Redwood Middle School (round building), 233 W. Gainsborough Road, Thousand Oaks. Marquetry tutorial. Guests welcome. Contact: Christian. Phone: 805.491. 2599. Web: www.cvwa.org.

Business/Professional Women Of Conejo Valley

7 p.m. at Camboni Restaurant, 75 W. Thousand Oaks Blvd., T.O. David Lee, Ph.D., discusses“Acupuncture benefit for women.” Contact: Lydia Steadman. Phone: 818. 889.4953.


Girls’ Night Out

5 to 10 p.m. in Agoura Hills. Hair/ makeup application, food, shopping for all women. Katie Willcox of Natural Model Management and Healthy is the New Skinny gives a talk. Cost: $6. Web: www.91301.org/events/gno2.

Special Needs Prom

6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W. Harbor Blvd., Ventura. For those with special needs age 12 to 25. Guests receive a host, dress or tuxedo, professional makeup and hair styling, limo ride, photo, swag bag, DJ, dancing and food. Free of charge for guests. Phone: 805.620.7558. Web: www.NTRventura.com.


Cruisin’ The Conejo

6:30 a.m. at Skyworks Solutions, 749 Lawrence Drive, Newbury Park. Five scenic routes for bicycles: 35, 72, 100 and 125 miles. 10-mile Kids Cruise for parents and kids starts at noon. Rest stops, restrooms, and mechanical aid provided. Post-race beer garden, expo, vendors, silent auction, raffle. Free barbecue lunch for all riders. Proceeds go to Scouts and organizations. Web: www.cruisintheconejo.org/registration.html.

Thousand Oaks AAUW

9 a.m. at Stella’s Gourmet Restaurant, 2385 Michael Drive, Newbury Park. Informal coffee and chat for prospective members. Web: www.aauwto.org.

Guided Labyrinth Walk

9:30 to noon at labyrinth behind St. Columba’s Episcopal Church, 1252 Las Posas Road, Camarillo. Finger labyrinths for those who have difficulty

walking. Refreshments. Free. Phone: 805.482.8831. Web: www.stcolumbaca.com.

Spring Open House

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Western Foundation of Vertebrate Zoology (Camarillo Bird House), 439 Calle San Pablo, Camarillo. Tour bird, nest and egg collections. Egg blowing and nest building demos at 10:30 a.m., noon, 1:30 and 3 p.m. Raffles. Admission: $3 per person, $5 family, free for members. Phone: 805.388..9944

Master Gardener Talk

10:30 a.m. at pergola, Las Flores Community Garden, 1305 E. Avenida de Las Flores, Thousand Oaks. Julian Hoyle presents “Using organic and inorganic fertilizers.” Free.

Brandon’s Buddies

10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Brandon’s Village playground, 25801 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Calabasas. Integrated play for kids of all abilities. Treats, crafts, entertainment. Free. RSVP required. Contact: Dina Kaplan. Phone: 818.222. 8118. Email: brandonsbuddies@pacbell.net.

Monarch Butterfly Event

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 1491 Mellow Lane, Simi Valley. For families. Games and videos for the kids. Free. Contact: Rick. Phone: 805.304.0369. Email: thisisamonarchy3@aol.com.

Family Star Party

9 p.m. at Moorpark College Observatory, 7075 Campus Road. Slide show of stars and planets. View night sky through telescopes. Free. Dress for cool night. Web: www.vcas.org.


Mother’s Day Breakfast

8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Malibou Lake Mountain Club, 29033 Lake Vista Drive, Agoura. All-you-can-eat breakfast with pancakes, eggs, sausage, fruit, coffee and milk. Cost: $5 donation. Kids age 3 and under free. Benefits Boy Scout Troop 127.


Westlake Women’s Club

10 a.m. at Westlake Village Inn, 31943 Agoura Road. Irene Jarett and Kathy Anderson give a program on Friends of Barnabas. Lunch cost: $28. RSVP. Contact: Ina Ames. Phone: 818.430. 5885.

WED., MAY 11

Conejo Valley Days

5 to 10 p.m. at Conejo Creek Park South, Janss Road at 23 Freeway, Thousand Oaks. Also 5 to 10 p.m. May 12; 5 to 11 p.m. May 13; noon to 11 p.m. May 14 and noon to 8 p.m. May 15. Carnival rides and games, hands-on exhibits, motocross, live music. Admission: $10 adults, $5 ages 6 to 12, free for ages 5 and under. Funds raised go to local nonprofit groups. Web: www.conejovalleydays.us.

Democratic Club Of Conejo Valley

6 to 8 p.m. at Cisco’s, 925 Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Cinco de Mayo after party. Free to all Democrats who can order from Happy Hour menu from 6 to 7 at discount. Candidates for 27th state Senate race have been invited to speak. Contact: Sue. Phone: 805.231.4152.

Simi Valley Quilt Guild

7 p.m. at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. Cara Gulotti tells how to make an art quilt. $5 guest fee. Phone: 805.522.2454. Web: www.simivalleyquiltguild.org.


JNET Thousand Oaks

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 professionals and employees. No charge to attend first two meetings. Contact: Steve Matrche. Phone: 805.374.6000. Email: Steve@homeloands411.com. Web: www.jnetonline.org.

FRI., MAY 13

Westlake Village Encore Club

9:30 a.m. at Westlake Yacht Club, 32123 W. Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village. Patty Hamm of Goebel Adult Community Center speaks. Contact: Tommie Katz. Phone: 805. 870.4070.

Moorpark Women’s Fortnightly Club

9:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Moorpark Country Club, 11800 Championship Drive. Planning for next year. Lunch: $22. Contact: Lynn. Phone: 818.808.3340.

Camarillo Cafe

8 p.m. at Community Center, 1605 E. Burnley St., Camarillo. The Luckys perform.

Smoke- and alcohol-free venue. $15 donation at door. Web: http://camarillocafe.com/.

SAT., MAY 14

Master Gardeners Of Ventura County

8:30 to noon at HAREC, 14292 W. Telegraph Road, Santa Paula. Use Briggs Road entrance. Two talks on protecting roses from drought. Bring an orchid for repotting. Light breakfast provided. Cost: $20. Register online. Contact: Leah Haynes. Email: ljhaynes@ucanr.edu. Web: http://ucanr.org/sites/ VCMG.

Stamp Collecting Seminar, Evaluation

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Bonaventure Community Building, 10949 Telegraph Road, Ventura. For adults. Talks on starting a stamp collection at 9, 10 and 11 a.m. $10 fee for each seminar. Free stamp evaluations (not appraisals) from 1 to 3 p.m. Ventura County Philatelic Society sponsors. RSVP required by sending a check. Email to receive mailing address. Contact: John Weigle. Email: jweigle@vcnet.com.

Theatre Fest

1 p.m. at Conejo Players Theatre, 351 S. Moorpark Road. Portion of ticket sales support Conejo Senior Volunteer Program. Wine and cheese reception at 1 p.m. Production of “Amadeus” at 2 p.m. Tickets: $20 includes reception, show and one raffle ticket. Phone: 805.381.2742.

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