2017-03-09 / Calendar



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. Eric Stokes gives a slide show on how to make knife handles out of stone. Contact: Deb or Rob Sankovich. Phone: 805.494.7734. Email: rmsorca@roadrunner.com. Web: www.cgamc.org.


Moorpark Women's Fortnightly Club

9:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Moorpark Country Club, 11800 Championship Drive. Program on the Moorpark City Library. Lunch cost: $23. RSVP requested. Contact: JoAnn. Email: joac1627@gmail.com.

Document Shredding Event

1 to 4 p.m. in back parking lot of Simi Valley Chamber of Commerce, 40 W. Cochran St. Cost: $5 per 12-by-15-inch box. Limit five boxes per person. Phone: 805.526.3900.

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 benefit local charities. $80 includes one cocktail, hors d'oeuvres, raffle, dancing and silent auction. Web: www.westlakejuniors.org.

Free Concert

7 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 1338 E. Santa Clara Ave., Ventura. Concert benefiting women and musical arts. Arias, duets, classical choral and piano music all

by female composers. Donations accepted. Contact: Millie Schofield. Phone: 805. 650.1422.

'The Gondoliers'

8 p.m. at Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Runs through March 26. Ventura County Gilbert and Sullivan Repertoire Co. present G&S musical. Champagne gala opening night tickets: $25 to $30. General tickets: $19 to $23. Group rates available. Call for showtimes. Phone: 805.381.1246. Web: www.hillcrestarts.com.


Rummage Sale

8 a.m. to noon at Simi Community Church, 2000 Royal Ave., Simi Valley. Household goods, decor, electronics, sports equipment, toys, furniture and clothes. Bake sale. All proceeds support youth summer camp.

Free Hike

8 to 11:30 a.m. hike the Potrero Ridge Trail to Sierra Vista and Los Brisas trails. Six miles, moderately strenuous, elevation gain of 1,100 feet. Views of Point Mugu, Channel Islands, Conejo Valley and Oxnard coast. For ages 14 and up. Directions: from Lynn Road, drive north 0.2 mile on Reino Road.

Newbury Park Jazz Festival

9 a.m. at Newbury Park High School, 456 N. Reino Road. Contest for middle and high school bands. Competitions and clinics start at 9 a.m. Concert with jazz drummer Steve Houghton and CSUN Jazz A Band at noon. Performance with Gordon Goodwin and L.A. College of Music Big Band at 6:30 p.m. $10 for all access pass for entire day. Proceeds support NPHS instrumental music

department. Contact: Dennis Crystal. Phone: 805. 498.3676. Email: dcrystal@conejousd.org.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

10 a.m. Begins at San Buenaventura Mission,Ventura. Moves up Main Street to Laurel Street. The parade will feature floats, marching bands, car clubs, horses, clowns and Sham Hock,aka the Biggest Green Pig in the World. Free to watch. Contact: Jim Monahan. Email: jim.monahan@att.net.

Quilt Exhibit

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: jenna@ahccc.org.

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. Fund-raiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters Ventura County. Web: www.bbsvc.org.

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 and social at noon. Program at 12:30 p.m. Sandra Hunter, creative writing teacher, gives an interactive workshop on diving into writing and staying in when the going gets tough. Web: www.meetup.com/ ConejoValleyWriters.

Munch Madness

4 to 8 p.m. at Agoura High School, 28545 Driver Ave. 10 food trucks, street vendors, silent auction, games, live music, bouncy houses. AHS jazz band performs. Fundraiser for AHS International Baccalaureate program. Tickets at gate: $10; kids age 4 and under free. Free parking. Food is not included in admission price. Email: agourafundraising@gmail.com.

Happy Squares Square Dance

8 to 10:30 p.m. at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. 48th anniversary of club. Rounds start 7:15 p.m. Rod Shuping, caller. Admission: $7. Phone: 805.583.2735. Web: www.happysquares.com.


Holi Day

11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Oak Canyon Community Park, 5600 Hollytree Drive, Oak Park. Sponsored by India Cultural Society. Cost: $6 members, $10 nonmembers. Price includes lunch, chai and colors. Ages 6 and under are free. RSVP required. Contact: Punita Joshi. Phone: 818. 735.9705.

Purim Carnival

11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Temple Etz Chaim, 1080 E. Janss Road,Thousand Oaks. Silent auction, food, games, dunk tank, face painting, pie toss, bungee jumping, crafts, puppy petting zoo and bouncers. Tickets: $1. Phone: 805.497.6891. Web: www.templeetzchaim.org.


Happy Little Ukulele Club

6 to 8:30 p.m. in Thousand Oaks. For all levels of players and singers. Bring your own ukulele. Free. Email for location. Email: tohappyuke@icloud.com. Web: tohappylittleuke.weebly.com.

Conejo Orchid Society

7 p.m. at Westlake Village City Hall, 31200 Oak Crest Drive. In-depth culture session on repotting and splitting. Attendees can bring their own questions about orchids. Refreshments, orchid raffle. Email: Kathy@KathyBoals.com. Web: www.ConejoOrchidSociety.org.


Westlake Women’s Club

10 a.m. at Westlake Village Inn, 31943 Agoura Road. Program on new Westlake Village YMCA building. Lunch cost: $28. RSVP requested. Phone: 805.405.4937.

Ventura County Writers Club

7 p.m. at Camarillo Community Center, 1605 E. Burnley St. Authors David Drake and Katherine Morse discuss steampunk, a speculative fiction genre that uses Victorian-era steam power culture to create an alternative history. Guests welcome. Contact: Sheli Ellsworth. Phone: 805. 499.3490.

Festival Concert

7 p.m. at Newbury Park High School performing arts center, 456 N. Reino Road. Preview of NPHS orchestra’s program for Festival of Gold on March 27 at Segerstrom Hall, Costa Mesa. Westmont College string quartet also performs. Admission: $7 at door.


CineMagic 6 p.m. today and Thursday at Rancho Campana High School performing arts center, 4235 Mar Vista Drive, Camarillo. Children in grades three through eight sing and dance to 1920s jazz tunes through to 1990s music. Advance tickets $10 to $20; tickets may sell out. Web: www.pvef.org.

Channel Islands Maritime Museum Speakers Series

7 p.m. at museum, Channel Islands Harbor, 3900 Bluefin Circle, Oxnard. Refreshments served 6:30 p.m. Tom Danza discusses his 19-day sail along the European coast and across the Atlantic Ocean on the Royal Clipper. Admission: free for museum members, $7 nonmembers, $5 senior adults. Phone: 805.984.6260.Web: cimmvc.org.


Antiques And Collectibles Study Group

9:30 a.m. meet on Susan Drive beside Stagecoach Inn Museum, 51 S. Ventu Park Road, Newbury Park. Carpool to vintage shops and lunch in Oxnard. Phone: 805.444.3610. Email: pen1@verizon.net.

Pleasant Valley Garden Club

10:15 to 11:30 a.m. at Seventh-day Adventist Church, 2975 Las Posas Road, Camarillo. Snacks at 10:15 a.m., program at 10:30 a.m. Michael Newman of Corona Seeds WorldWide and Dan Croker of Danny Boy Seeds discuss the pros and cons of GMOs. Contact: Teri McDaniel. Phone: 805. 482.6933.

Soroptimist Simi Valley

11:30 a.m. at Posada Royale, 1775 Madera Road, Simi Valley. Christina Sullivan discusses the minor parent program at Apollo High School. Attendees asked to bring diapers, baby food and baby wipes to donate. Lunch cost: $22. RSVP required. Web: www.SoroptimistSV.org.

Conejo Valley Amateur Radio Club

7:30 p.m. in community room, East County Sheriff's Station, 2101 E. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. Roger Berchtold introduces fast-scan amateur television. Web: www.cvarc.org.


Salute To Broadway Concert

7 p.m. at Moorpark High School performing arts center, 4500 Tierra Rejada Road. MHS vocal arts program performs tributes to "West Side Story," "Fiddler on the Roof” and "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat." Solos, ensembles and two choirs will be featured. Tickets: $8 adults and $6 senior adults and students. Doors open 30 minutes before curtain.

Ventura County Astronomical Society

7:15 to 9 p.m. at Moorpark College Forum, 7075 Campus Road. Marc Rayman of JPL talks about the Dawn mission, launched in 2007 and still going strong. Free admission. Web: www.vcas.org.


Walk With A Doc

7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at Triunfo Community Park, 950 Aranmoor Ave., Westlake. Meet at children's play structure. For all ages and walking speeds. Strollers and dogs on leashes OK. Dr. Ashish Toor gives brief talk on eye problems, followed by 45-minute walk. Free. RSVP requested. Web: http://walkwithadoc.org/ourlocations/ westlake-village.ca.

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. Speaker is U.S. Rep. Ted Lieu of the House Judiciary and House Foreign Affairs committees. Champagne brunch cost: $25. RSVP requested.. Phone: 805.498.7262. Web: www.dwccv.online.

Guided Labyrinth Walk

9:30 to 11 a.m. at labyrinth behind St. Columba's Episcopal Church, 1251 Las Posas Road, Camarillo. Theme: "Confessing the good you have done." Free. Phone: 805.482.8831. Web: www.stcolumbaca.com.

St. Patrick Day's Poker Tournament

4:45 to 10 p.m. at Agoura Hills Recreation and Event Center, 29900 Ladyface Circle. Fundraiser for Hope's Haven Children's Charity. Tickets $70 to $150. Web: www.hopes-haven.org.

Lucky Bingo Night

5 to 8:30 p.m. in multipurpose room, Thousand Oaks High School, 2323 N. Moorpark Road. For families. Bingo, prizes, silent auction, raffles, dinner and kids' activities. Organized by TOHS Cheer Boosters. Register online for five free tickets. Web: https://squareup.com/market/tohs-cheer-boosters.

An Evening Of Magic

7:30 p.m. at High Street Arts Center, 45 High St., Moorpark. Five Magic Castle magicians present illusions. Proceeds benefit local charities through Camarillo Rotary Foundation. Seating is first come,first served. Tickets: $35. Phone: 805.388.7669. Web: www.camarillorotary.org.

Thousand Oaks Dance Club

7:30 to 10 p.m. at Goebel Adult Community Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Doors open 6 p.m. Ed LaFata Trio plays. St. Patrick's Dance. Complimentary dance lesson 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. Male dance hosts, refreshments, door prizes. Admission: $8.

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