2017-02-23 / Calendar
Lunafest: Short Films By, For, About Women
5:30 p.m. at Studio Movie Grill, 1555 Simi Town Center Way, Simi Valley. Complimentary cocktail reception at 5:30 p.m. Program begins 6:30 p.m. Meet-and-greet with directors follows screening. Movies by female directors about women’s health, motherhood, body image, aging and diversity. All proceeds go to Breast Cancer Fund and Soroptimist of Simi Valley. General tickets $35. VIP tickets $50. Web: www.soroptimistsv.org/lunafest.html.
Night Of The Horse
6 to 8 p.m. at Conejo Valley Art Museum, 275 N. Moorpark Road, in the Janss Marketplace by Regal Cinemas. View equine-themed exhibit “A Dream of Equus.” Meet the artists. Music by the Zmed Brothers. Wine, hors d’oeuvres, silent auction. Benefit for California Coastal Horse Rescue. Tickets: $25. RSVP requested. Phone: 805.758.8312. Email: email@example.com. Web: https://night-of-the-horse-a-dream-of-equus.eventbrite.com.
Ventura County Rose Society
6:30 p.m. doors open at Ventura County Office of Education Conference Center, 5100 Adolfo Road, Camarillo. At 7:30 p.m. Tom Perkins of Flexrake talks about soils, soil biology and organic gardening. Guests welcome. Contact: Barbara Morse. Phone: 805. 499.1657. Web: www.venturarose.org.
FRI., FEB. 24
Tootles And Noodles
5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Camarillo Community Center, 1605 Burnley St. Adolfo Camarillo High School Music Boosters serve pasta dinner. ACHS music ensembles perform. Auction and raffle. Raffle tickets: $5 each or $20 for five. Admission: $16 for adults and $10 for kids at door. Early purchase discounts. Web: achsmusic.com/tootles-noodles.
Bella Vita Italian American Club
6 p.m. at St. Jude Catholic Church hall, 32032 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village. Chinese dinner, dessert and musical entertainment. Cost: $17. RSVP required. Contact: Kathi. Phone: 805.910.5737.
Ventura County Astronomical Society
7:15 p.m. at Moorpark College Forum, 7075 Campus Road. Joseph Masiero of JPL discusses different types of asteroids and grouping them in families. Web: www.vcas.org.
SAT., FEB. 25
5K Fun Run
2:30 p.m. bib pickup at Calabasas High School track, 22855 Mulholland Hwy. Sponsored by Kevin Cordasco Foundation Team Something Yellow. Yoga warm-up and Something Yellow presentation before race. 5K run begins 3:30 p.m. Kids’ 400 meter dash starts 4:30 p.m. No
race day entry for 5K. Can enter on site for 400 meter. No dogs or bikes. Net proceeds go to Concern Foundation. 5K entry: $25. 400 meter fee: $5. Contact: Claudia Plasencia. Phone: 213.400.8062. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: raceentry.com.
6 p.m. at the Arena, Grand Vista Hotel, 999 Enchanted Way, Simi Valley. Live country music by the Chad Watson Band, dancing, line dance lessons and prizes. For adults ages 21 and up. Kiwanis Club Simi Valley hosts. Admission: $5 Phone: 805.807.5100. Web: www.roundupsimi.com.
6 to 11 p.m. at Holy Cross Catholic Church parish hall, 13955 Peach Hill Road, Moorpark. Poker, roulette, blackjack, craps. No-host bar and snack food. Door prizes, silent auction. Hosted by Knights of Columbus. Proceeds benefit local charities. Open to ages 18 and older. Tickets: $30 in advance, $35 at door, includes $500 in play money and door prize ticket. Contact: Mike Palacios. Phone: 805. 581.9506.
7 to 8:30 p.m. today and 4 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Stagecoach Inn Museum, 51 S. Ventu Park Road, Newbury Park. Screening of Charlie Chaplin’s classic 1931 film with live piano accompaniment by Jake Justice. Open seating. Admission: $10 cash or check, includes refreshments.
Buckles And Bows Square Dance Club
7 to 10 p.m. at Goebel Adult Community Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Rounds start 7 p.m., plus dances begin 7:30 p.m. David Mee, caller. Cost: $7. Contact: Bill and Nancy. Phone: 805.497.8398.
‘The Little Mermaid’
8 p.m. at Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, 3050 Los Angeles Ave. Show runs weekends through April 2. Family musical with live orchestra based on Disney movie Call for showtimes and ticket prices. Phone: 805.583.7900. Web: simiarts.org.
SUN., FEB. 26
Topanga Vintage Market
8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Pierce College, Victory Boulevard at Mason Avenue entrance, Woodland Hills. 180 vintage vendors, artisans, music and food trucks. Admission: $3. Free admittance for kids under 12. No pets. Phone: 310.422.1844. Web: www.topangavintagemarket.com.
Old Time Fiddlers
1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Oak View Community Center, 18 Valley Road. Play, listen and dance to country western and bluegrass music. Free admission. Phone: 805.797.6563. Web: calfiddlers.com.
MON., FEB. 27
Organic Garden Club Of Ventura County
6 to 8 p.m. at Newbury Park Library, 2331 Borchard Road. Scott Klittich of Otto and Sons Nursery talks about growing blueberries and roses. Contact: Diana. Phone: 805.241.7308. Web: organicgardenclubofventuracounty.org.
Ventura County Potters’ Guild
7:45 p.m. at Ventura Avenue Adult Center, 550 N. Ventura Ave., Ventura. Doors open 7 p.m. Kevin Wallace, director of the Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts in Ojai, discusses how to develop a career as a ceramic artist. Contact: Cecile Gurrola-Faulconer. Phone: 805.985.5038.
WED., MARCH 1
Simi Valley Woman’s Club
11 a.m. at VFW Museum of Military History, 1555 Simi Town Center Way, Ste. 220, Simi Valley. After tour and meeting, gather at Red Robin restaurant for no-host lunch. Public invited. Contact: Chris Pilgreen. Phone: 805. 526.3498.
Conejo Valley Legal Professionals Assoc.
6 p.m. at Cisco’s Mexican Restaurant, 1712 E. Avenida de Los Arboles,Thousand Oaks. An attorney addresses family law updates. RSVP requested. Contact: Barbara. Phone: 818.865. 0444. Email: email@example.com.
THURS., MARCH 2
Marines And FMF Corpsmen
6 p.m. at Elks Lodge, 1561 Kuehner Drive, Simi Valley. Ronald Reagan Marine Corps League Det. 597 has dinner at 6 p.m., business meeting 7:15 p.m. For all Marines and FMF Corpsmen. Contact: Ken Honaker. Phone: 805.416. 4063. Email: JrViceMCL597@gmail.com. Web: www.MCL597.org.
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.
Business/Professional Women Of Conejo Valley
7 p.m. at Camboni Restaurant, 75 W. Thousand Oaks Blvd., TO. Debbie Ballinger presents “Western Caribbean.” Contact: Lydia Steadman. Phone: 818. 889.4953.
FRI., MARCH 3
Newcomers-Encore Club Of Conejo Valley
9:45 a.m. outside food court of The Oaks mall, Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Learn about club activities. Contact: Bonnie. Phone: 805.374.2815.
SAT., MARCH 4
Thousand Oaks AAUW
9 a.m. at Stella’s Gourmet Restaurant, 2385 Michael Drive, Newbury Park. Informal small group coffee and chat for prospective members. Web: http://aauwto-ca.aauw.net.
Used Book Sale
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on front porch, Moorpark Library, 699 N. Moorpark Ave. Gently used fiction, children’s and young adult books. $4 for a bag of books. Sale continues through March 10 during regular hours. Contact: Mike Fenerin. Phone: 805. 231.1198.
Spring Arts And Crafts Festival
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Sunday at Borchard Community Center, 190 Reino Road, Newbury Park. Over 100 artisans sell handmade art and craft items. Children’s craft activity area. Food for sale. Free admission. Phone: 805.381.2791. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Oak Park Neighborhood School, 1010 Kanan Road. Over 20 tons of snow for play. Carnival games, face painting, bounce house and silent auction. Pizza for sale. Admission: $6 per person includes snow play, sledding and bounce house. Kids under age 2 get in free.
10 a.m. at Las Flores Community Garden, 1305 E. Avenida de Las Flores, Thousand Oaks. Instruction on composting basics, how to evaluate and use compost in home gardens, and making compost teas. No charge.
Ventura Gem And Lapidary Arts Show
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W. Harbor Blvd., Ventura. Continues 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. 60 displays of gems, minerals, fossils and handmade jewelry. Demos of gemstone cutting, silver work, beading and jewelry making. Silent auction and raffle prizes. Beads, opals, gems, crystals, fossils and jewelry for sale. Kids get a free polished stone. Free items for teachers. Free admission; on-site parking $5. Contact: Diane Cook. Phone: 805.312. 8467. Email: email@example.com. Web: www.vgms.org.
Community Shred Event
10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks-Griffin Memorial Park, 5600 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village. Residents can bring maximum of four standard-size boxes of paper documents for free shredding. Paper clips and staples OK. No binders, CDs, DVDs or other media. Phone: 818.889.0902.
11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at Malibu Library, 23519 Civic Center Way. Also noon to 3 p.m. Sunday. Used books in all subjects; most $1. CDs and videos. Proceeds support kids’ programs.
SUN., MARCH 5
Women’s History Month Hike
7 a.m. to noon at Ahmanson Ranch/ Upper Las Virgenes Canyon. Meet at Victory trailhead. Seven-mile hike connecting three Ventura County canyons saved from development by local women and men. The hike ends in Oak Park. Bring sturdy shoes, shade hat, water and lunch. There is no charge to attend. Contact: Dan Cooper. Phone: 323.397. 3562. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
MON., MARCH 6
Simi Valley Stamp And Coin Club
1 to 3 p.m. at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. Presentations, show and tell, and auctions. Contact: Steve Thomas. Phone: 818. 312.6898.
Jewish Genealogical Society
7 to 9 p.m. at Temple Adat Elohim, 2420 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Mary Kathryn Kozy speaks on“Google and its tools for genealogists.” Contact: Jan Meisels Allen. Phone: 818.889.6616. Email: email@example.com.
Conejo Cactus And Succulent Society
7 p.m. at Elks Lodge, 158 N. Conejo School Road, Thousand Oaks. Doors open 6:30 p.m. Woody Minnich gives a program on Socotra: cool plants in a hot zone. Refreshments served. New guests receive a free plant. Email: ConejoCSS@hotmail.com.
TUES., MARCH 7
Simi Valley/Moorpark Republican City Club
6 to 8 p.m. at Junkyard Cafe, 2585 Cochran St., Simi Valley. Brent Siemer of Simi Valley Public Works Department discusses FEMA and flood insurance. Web: www.SvmpCityClub.com.
WED., MARCH 8
Thousand Oaks Christian Women’s Connection
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Los Robles Greens, 299 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Martha Shapiro of Senior Concerns discusses community activities. Pam Hage shares “the best gifts.” All women invited regardless of church affiliation or none. Lunch cost: $20.
Contact: Joanne. Phone: 805.498.1823. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Democratic Club Of Conejo Valley
7 p.m. at North Ranch Center, 1400 N. Westlake Blvd., Westlake. Social networking at 6:30 p.m. Journalist David Dayen presents a strategy for opposing the president’s programs. Phone: 805.231.4152.
THURS., MARCH 9
Somis Thursday Club
11:15 a.m. at 53890 Bell St., Somis. Women’s club has catered lunch and program. Program: Lauralee and Let Us Sing, a professional musician singing cowboy songs. $15 at door for lunch. RSVP requested. Phone: 805.388.1275. Email: email@example.com.
Conejo Gem And Mineral Club
7:30 p.m. at Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Youth program at 7 p.m. During the club meeting, Eric Stokes will give a slide show on how to make knife handles out of stone. Contact: Deb or Rob Sankovich. Phone: 805.494.7734. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: www.cgamc.org.
FRI., MARCH 10
Wig And Stache Party
7 to 11 p.m. at Four Seasons Westlake, Two Dole Drive. Westlake Village Junior Women’s Club hosts. Net proceeds from the event will benefit local charities. $80 includes one cocktail, hors d’oeuvres, raffle, dancing and silent auction. Web: www.westlakejuniors.org.
SAT., MARCH 11
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Canoga Park Elks Lodge, 20925 Osborne St. New, heirloom and art quilts. Quilts for sale. Vendors, door prizes. Margarete Heinisch speaks at 1 p.m. Light lunch available. Free parking. Admission: $7.
St. Patrick’s Day Celebration
11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Agoura Hills/ Calabasas Community Center, 27040 Malibu Hills Road, Calabasas. Live Irish music, Irish dancers, belly dancers, food, activities, photo booth, contests, games and prize drawings. Free admission. Phone: 818.880.2993. Email: email@example.com.
Bowl for Kids’ Sake
11 a.m. or 12:30 p.m. bowling times at Harley’s Camarillo Bowl, 305 Arneill Road. Sign up on team or as individual bowler. Food, games, contests. Fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters Ventura County. Web: www.bbsvc.org.