2016-10-20 / Calendar



Antiques And Collectibles Study Group

9:30 a.m. to noon at Stagecoach Inn Museum, Anderson Hall, 51 S. Ventu Park Road, Newbury Park. Program on history and types of teddy bears. Bring a favorite teddy bear to share. Phone: 805.495.3297. Email: pen1@verizon.net.

Pleasant Valley Garden Club

10 a.m. at Seventh-day Adventist Church, 3975 Las Posas Road, Camarillo. Dee Lyons discusses how to

attract birds into home gardens using California native plants. Contact: Teri. Phone: 805.482.6933.

Woodland Hills Woman’s Club

10 a.m. at Woodland Hills Country Club, 21150 Dumetz Road. Valley Harmonettes chorus performs. Luncheon cost: $25. RSVP requested. Contact: Jane Leisure. Phone: 818.225. 0843.

Channel Islands Gulls

11 a.m. at Pacific Corinthian Yacht Club, 2600 S. Harbor Blvd., Channel Islands Harbor. Auction of gift baskets. Proceeds go to local charities.

Luncheon cost: $25. RSVP requested. Contact: Shirley. Phone: 805.263.6062.

Wine And Food Celebration

5 to 9 p.m. at The Gardens at Los Robles, 299 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Food samples and wine tasting from local restaurants and wineries. Wine for sale. Live music, silent auction, raffle, live auction of premium wines. Fundraiser for Conejo Valley Kiwanis Foundation. Tickets: $60 each. VIP table for 10: $450. Contact: Sheromie Vittachie. 805.551. 2084. Email: svittachi4homes@gmail.com.

Thousand Oaks Stamp Club

6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Goebel Adult Community Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Contact: Rick McHenry. Phone: 805. 405.4566.

Channel Islands Maritime Museum Talk

6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at museum, 3900 Bluefin Circle, Oxnard. Bridge Carney, PT boat historian and model maker, shares his experience with the ELCO PT boat and its missions in the Pacific along with PT 157’s rescue of the PT 109 crew. Refreshments served. Admission: free with membership, $5 for nonmembers, $4 seniors. Phone: 805.984.6260.

‘The Merry Wives Of Windsor’

7 p.m. at Oak Park High School pavilion, 899 N. Kanan Road. Also 7 p.m. Oct. 21 and 22, and 2 p.m. Oct. 22. Students perform Shakespeare comedy set in 1960s England. Allan Hunt directs. Tickets: $20 general admission, $10 students and seniors. Web: www.oppaatix.com.

Conejo Valley Bonsai Society

7:30 p.m. at Westlake Village Community Center, 31200 Oak Crest Drive. Tom Vuong works on olive trees. 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. Paul Strauss discusses FM repeater operations and how to use these systems. Web: www.cvarc.org.

FRI., OCT. 21

Conejo Valley Republican Women

11 a.m. at Los Robles Greens, 299 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Betsy Speicher speaks on “How to convert a Democrat: the art of persuasion.” Former U.S. Rep. Elton Gallegly and District Attorney Greg Totten discuss the ballot measures. Luncheon buffet cost: $25. RSVP requested. Phone: 805.358.6250. Email: cvrwf@verizon.net.

Simi Valley/Moorpark Republican Women

11:30 a.m. at Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, 3050 E. Los Angeles Ave. Meet the local candidates. Luncheon cost: $20 members, $25 guests. Phone: 805.630.7676. Email: charnchrg25@icloud.com.

Fall And Holiday Boutique

Noon to 7 p.m. today, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Simi Valley United Methodist Church, 2394 Erringer Road. Church women present boutique. Proceeds go to missions. Contact: Jeanne. Phone: 805.657.0583.

Harvest Dinner And Casino Night

5:30 p.m. at Moorpark Country Club, 11800 Championship Drive. Casino tables, raffle prizes. Fundraiser for Moorpark Pantry Plus. Early-bird ticket price: $75. Phone: 805.529.0720. Email: events@pantryplus.org. Web: www.pantryplus.org.

St. Paschal’s Fall Fest

6 to 11 p.m. today; 1 to 11 p.m. Saturday; noon to 9 p.m. Sunday at St. Paschal church grounds, 155 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Carnival rides and games, food vendors, beer garden, sweet shop, entertainment, prizes, silent auction. Raffle for new BMW car and cash prizes. Free admission; cost for raffle tickets. Web: www.spbfestival.com.

Ventura County Astronomical Society

7:15 p.m. at Moorpark College Forum, 7075 Campus Road. NASA scientist Dr. Muthu Jeganathan

presents the discovery of Earth-like planets outside this solar system. Free admission. Web: www.vcas.org.

SAT., OCT. 22

Santa Susana Railroad Swap Meet

7 to 10 a.m. at Santa Susana Park Pavilion, 6503 Katherine Road, Simi Valley. Vendors sell model railroad scenery and equipment, books, photos, periodicals and collectibles. Admission: $2. Kids under 12 enter free. Email: events@santasusannadepot.org. Web: www.santasusannadepot.org/swapmeet.htm.

Harvest Boutique

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Royal High School multipurpose room,1402 Royal Ave., Simi Valley. Vendors, food and canned food drive. School fundraiser.

Punch-athon Fundraiser

9 a.m. at CKO Kickboxing, 2955 Cochran St., unit A-1 in Target Center, Simi Valley. Proceeds go to Nancy Reagan Breast Center. Minimum donation of $25 for 90-minute kickboxing class and T-shirt. Live DJ during workout, raffle prizes. Nonmembers welcome. Gloves required; bring own gloves or purchase gloves on site.

Bird Museum Fall Open House

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Western Foundation of Vertebrate Zoology, 439 Calle San Pablo, Camarillo. See bird, nest and egg collections and art exhibit. Egg blowing and other demos at 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m. Raffles. Gift items for sale. Admission: $3 per person, $5 per family, free for members. Phone: 805.388.9944.

Halloween Spooktacular Family Fun Day

At Simi Valley Library, 2969 Tapo Canyon Road. Family fun from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Crafts, games, costume parade and story time for kids. Screening of “Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein” at 2 p.m. in community room. Hallo- Extravaganza lock-in for middle and high school students only from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Activities, games, crafts, pumpkin decorating contest, prizes and screening of movie “Coraline.” Costumes encouraged. Phone: 805.526.1735. Web: simivalleylibrary.org.

Oak Park Community Garden Open House

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Kanan Road and Sunnycrest Drive, Oak Park. Guests can stroll through garden, learn how to take part in gardening. Contact: Timmie High. Phone: 818. 889.4478.

Ventura River Nature Walk

10 a.m. at Willoughby Nature Preserve, downtown Ventura (call for directions). Ventura Hillsides Conservancy biologists lead easy one-mile walk along river bank. Spanish translator on hike. Light lunch served at hike’s end. No charge, RSVP recommended. Phone: 805.643.8044. Web: www.venturahillsides.org/events.

Leonis Adobe Pumpkin Party

1 to 4 p.m. at Leonis Adobe, 23537 Calabasas Road, Calabasas. Costumes encouraged. Halloween crafts for kids,

pumpkins, music by Craig Newton, feed the ranch animals. Admission: Free for members and kids under 2 years, $5 for nonmembers. Phone: 818.222.6511. Web: www.leonisadobemuseum.org.

Miller YMCA Kids’ Night Out

5 to 8 p.m. at Miller Family YMCA, 320 Via Las Brisas, Newbury Park. Halloween games and activities, dinner. Screening of “Pooh’s Heffalump Halloween Movie.” Costumes encouraged. Cost: $25 per child for Y members, $30 for nonmembers. Phone: 805.480.0309.

Zombie Run

7 to 10 p.m. at Newbury Park High School, 456 N. Reino Road. Haunted house/maze with NPHS drama students dressed as zombies. Tickets: $5 cash only. Proceeds benefit drama department. Children under 12 must be accompanied by adult. Contact: Marilyn Strange. Phone: 805.498.3676. Email: mstrange@conejousd.org.

Boots And Slippers Square Dance Club

7 p.m. at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. Rounds begin 7 p.m., squares at 7:30 p.m. Broomstick dance theme. Andy Alemao, caller. Cost: $8. Contact: Bob or Glenda. Phone: 805. 526.3130.

Buckles And Bows Square Dance Club

7 to 10 p.m. at Goebel Adult Community Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Rounds 7 to 7:30 p.m., plus dance to 10 p.m. Hunter Keller, caller. Cost: $7. Contact: Bill and Nancy. Phone: 805. 497.8398.

SUN., OCT. 23

Topanga Vintage Market

8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Pierce College, Woodland Hills. Enter at Victory Boulevard at Mason Avenue. 180 vintage vendors, artisans, music and food trucks. Admission: $3. Kids under 12 enter free. Free parking. No pets. Phone: 310.422.1844. Web: www.topangavintagemarket.com.

California Intertribal Gathering

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Chumash Indian Museum, 3290 Lang Ranch Parkway, Thousand Oaks. Chumash dancers, singers and storytellers. Public can watch, eat and make crafts. Tickets: $10 per family, $5 for adults and $3 for seniors age 55 up. Free parking. Phone: 805.492.8076. Emai l : chumashindianmuseum@verizon.net. Web: chumashindianmuseum.com.

Rhythm And Chews Festival

11 a.m. to 4 p.m. outside the performing arts education center, Agoura High School, 28545 Driver Ave. Musicians from AHS music program, CSUN Jazz “A”Band, Conejo Community Jazz Band and Equinox Jazz perform. Food trucks, artisans, vendors and kids’ activities. Proceeds go to AHS music program. Admission: $5. Web: http://rhythmnchews.wixsite.com/rhythmnchews.

Ojai Raptor Center Open House

Noon to 4 p.m. at 370 Baldwin Road, Ojai. See hawks, falcons and owls. Stage presentations with birds. Native wildlife stories by Chumash elder. Silent auction, activities for kids and adults. Raptor Store open. Drinks and snacks for sale. Admission: $5. Kids under age 10 free. Dog-free event. Additional parking one mile from center with shuttle every 10 minutes. Web: www.ojairaptorcenter.org.

Adolfo Camarillo Birthday Party

Noon to 4 p.m. at Camarillo Ranch, 201 Camarillo Ranch Road. Food, music, shopping and history for the family. Phone: 805.389.8182. Web: www.camarilloranch.org.

Harmony for Humanity World Music Festival

1:30 p.m. at Camarillo Boys & Girls Club, 1500 Temple Ave. African drummer, Motown musicians, cantor, gospel band, pianist and PVSD Chorus perform. Refreshments for sale. Admission is free; donation requested for B&G Club.

Bras For A Cause

2 to 5 p.m. at Pacific Corinthian Yacht Club, 2600 Harbor Blvd., Oxnard. Gift baskets and decorated bras for sale and for raffle drawing. Funds raised provide comfort kits for breast cancer surgery patients and for scholarships. Soroptimist International of Oxnard hosts. Tickets: $50, includes dessert. Contact: Holly Nash. Phone: 805.218. 4322. Email: hnash805@aol.com.

‘Mamma Mia!’ Sing And Dance-along Fundraiser

5:30 p.m. at Studio Movie Grill, 1555 Simi Town Center Way, Simi Valley. Dress in character or in crazy wedding attire for costume contest at 5:30 p.m. Prizes awarded.“Mamma Mia!”movie screens at 6 p.m. Fundraiser for Kiwanis Club of Simi Valley. Admission: $10. Studio Movie Grill passes and coupons not applicable. Food for sale. Phone: 805.807.5100.

Dramatic Readings Of Poe’s Works

6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, the Commons at Calabasas, 4735 Commons Way. Actors read “The Tell-Tale Heart” and “The Raven” by Edgar Allen Poe. Costume contest at 6:30 p.m. Readings begin 7 p.m. No charge.

TUES., OCT. 25

Soroptimist Of Camarillo

Noon at 4001 Mission Oaks Blvd., Ste. J, Camarillo. Suki Sir of Turning Point Foundation discusses solutions for people disabled by mental illness and veterans’ transitional housing. Lunch cost: $10. RSVP requested. Contact: Sylvia Martini. Phone: 805. 509.2238. Web: soroptimistcamarillo.org.

Spooktacular Concert

6:30 p.m. today and Wednesday in auxiliary gym, Moorpark High School, 4500 Tierra Rejada Road. Food truck and jazzy bands at 5:30 p.m. in the quad. MHS instrumental music department presents annual Halloween concert of autumn favorites and Mussorgsky’s “Night on Bald Mountain.” Musicians in costume. Jazz band, concert band, orchestra and ensembles perform. Tickets: $10 for adults and $7 for students under 13. Web: www.moorparkmusic.org.

WED., OCT. 26

Conejo Valley Garden Club

9:30 a.m. at Thousand Oaks United Methodist Church, 1000 E. Janss Road, room 11/12. Program on decorating with succulents. Contact: Walter Rugh. Phone: 818.865. 2988.

Thousand Oaks Women’s Club

10:30 a.m. at Los Robles Greens, Sunset Ballroom, 299 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Social time, business meeting, lunch. California Search K9 presents program. For all women of the Conejo Valley and surrounding areas. Lunch cost: $21. Reservations are requested. Contact: Kitty Sciacia. Phone: 805.484. 7741.


Camarillo Ranch #TBT Food Truck Festival

5 to 9 p.m. at Camarillo Ranch, 201 Camarillo Ranch Road. Family movie in bar at 6 p.m. Free admission, charge for food. Camarillo Foundation hosts. Phone: 805.389.8182. Email: info@camarilloranch.org.

Fall Boutique

6 to 9 p.m. today, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at Westlake Hills Elementary School, 3333 S. Medicine Bow Court, WLV. School fundraiser.

Charity Comedy Show

6 p.m. at Elks Lodge, 158 N. Conejo School Road, Thousand Oaks. Raffle, food and drinks. PG-13 comedy show. Fundraiser for greater Conejo Valley chapter of America Supporting Americans. Contact: Stephanie Clark. Email: FunnyGirlEvents@gmail.com.

YMCA Halloween Fun Night

6 to 8 p.m. at Conejo Valley YMCA community room, 4031 N. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Pumpkin carving, crafts, Zumba party, healthy snacks. Kids can wear costumes. Y provides carving tools and free pumpkins while supplies last. Free event. Phone: 805.523.7613.

Ventura County Rose Society

6:30 p.m. doors open at Ventura County Office of Education Conference Center, 5100 Adolfo Road, Camarillo. Little rose show at 7 p.m., program at 7:30 p.m. Cory Welles, plant healthcare coordinator at Lotusland, talks about plant health in drought. Contact: Janet Sklar. Phone: 818.993. 6622.

WLV Toastmasters

7 to 8:15 p.m. at Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce, 600 Hampshire Road, room 202, Thousand Oaks. Improving communication skills. Contact: Anita. Phone: 805.657.0093. Web: 2549330.toastmastersclubs.org.

FRI., OCT. 28

Bust-a-move Dance-athon

9:30 to 11 a.m. on blacktop, Mountain Meadows Elementary School, 4200 Mountain Meadow Drive, Moorpark. Also a pirate-themed book fair. Live music, costumes and dancing. Web: www.mrpk.org/mm.

Bella Vita Italian- American Social Club

6 p.m. at St. Jude Church hall, 32032 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village. The club’s meeting will feature a catered dinner and the installation of new board members. Reservations are required. Contact: Betty. Phone: 805.496.6905.

SAT., OCT. 29

School Rummage Sale

8 a.m. to noon at Oak Park High School, 899 N. Kanan Road. Contact: Rachael Glucroft. Phone: 818. 425.2696.

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