2017-05-18 / Calendar



Conejo Valley Bonsai Society

7:30 p.m. at Westlake Village Community Center, 31200 Oak Crest Drive. Bring trees for critiquing by expert Jim Barrett. Refreshments served. Phone: 805.373.1330.

Conejo Valley Amateur Radio Club

7:30 p.m. in community room of East County Sheriff’s Station, 2101 E. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. Eric Christensen of Ham Radio Outlet shows latest equipment in ham radio. Web: www.cvarc.org.

FRI., MAY 19

Ventura County Astronomical Society

7:15 p.m. at Moorpark College Forum, 7075 Campus Road. Hal Jandorf discusses the great American solar eclipse in August and shows images of other eclipses. Free admission. Web: vcas.org.

Camarillo Cafe

8 p.m. at Camarillo Community Center, 1605 E. Burnley St. Doors open 7:30 p.m. Tom Corbett Trio plays (change of performers). Smoke- and alcohol-free venue. Tickets: $20 at door.

SAT., MAY 20

Santa Susana Railroad Swap Meet

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

Ventura County Master Gardeners

8:30 a.m. to noon at Hansen Agricultural Center, 14292 W. Telegraph Road, Santa Paula. Enter on Briggs Road. Program on using water efficiently and irrigation basics. Wear closed-toe shoes. Bring sunscreen and water. Cost: $20 includes class, handouts, hands-on demonstration and continental breakfast. RSVP required. Contact: Leah Haynes. Email: ljhaynes@ucanr.edu. Web: ucanr.edu/sites/VCMG.

E-waste Recycling Day

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Simi Valley Unified School District parking lot, 875 Cochran St. Computers, laptops, monitors, TVs, scanners, cellphones, printers, fax, answering machines and keyboards accepted. SVUSD fundraiser. Web: www.svef.org.

Bird Museum Spring Open House

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 439 Calle San Pablo, Camarillo. Hands-on egg blowing, net building, live birds, art exhibit, raffles, gift items for sale. See website for schedule. Admission: $5 individual, $10 family, free for members. Phone: 805.388.9944. Web: www.wfvz.org.

Battle Of The Food Trucks

10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Adolfo Camarillo High School football stadium, 4660 Mission Oaks Blvd., Camarillo. VIP ticket holders can vote for favorite food truck. Bands perform on mobile stage. Children’s area, photo booth, school club booths, raffles, canned-food drive. T-shirts for sale. General admission: $8 in advance, $15 at the door. Advance VIP tickets with early admission, free drink: $12. Free raffle ticket with donation of a can of food. Web: ACHSmusic.com/food-truckfestival.

Turtle, Tortoise Show

11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Woodland Hills Christian Church, 5920 Shoup Ave. Live turtles and tortoises, information on pet care, Ask the Vet booth, adoptions, raffles, silent auction. Benefits California Turtle and Tortoise Club for rehabilitating sick and injured animals. Tickets: $2 and $3. Contact: Karen Berry. Email: theFlyingTurtle1953@yahoo.com. Web: www.tortoise.org/valley.

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. Karen Gorback leads “Writing dazzling dialogue”hands-on workshop. Web: www.meetup.com/ ConejoValleyWriters.

‘Noah’s Ark’

2 and 7 p.m. at Kavli Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. T.O. Blvd. Pacific Festival Ballet presents the Bible story in dance, aerial arts and original score. For families. $30. Web: www.noahsarkballet.com.

T.O. Dance Club

7:30 to 10 p.m. at Goebel Adult Community Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Doors open 6 p.m. Western theme. Ed LaFata Trio plays. Free dance lesson 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. Male dance hosts, refreshments, door prizes. Admission: $8. Phone (evening): 805.381.2744.

SUN., MAY 21

Mustangs And Ford Car Show

8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Warner Center Park, 5800 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Woodland Hills. Trophies for over 82 classes. Raffle, drawing, Horseshoes for Cancer, vendors. Car entry: $40 day of show. Pony Corral: $20, no trophies. Contact: Debbie Anderson. Phone: 661.295.5255. Email: debrastarr@att.net. Web: www.mustangownersofca.org.

Valley Asian Cultural Festival

11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Tarzana Cultural Center, 19130 Ventura Blvd. Displays, Asian food, dance, music, entertainment, arts and crafts, celebrities. Web: valleyasianfestival.com.

Rebozo Festival

11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Camarillo Ranch, 201 Camarillo Ranch Road. Mexican brunch, mariachi music, fashion show, silent and live auctions, tiendita and cantina. Fundraiser for local nonprofit charitable groups. Tickets: $50. Web: www.rebozofestival.org.

Living History Day

1 to 4 p.m. at Pleasant Valley Historical Society Museum, 720 Las Posas Road, Camarillo. 25 activities in old-time life. Kids can grind wheat,

make tortillas and butter, pan for gold, use a washboard, make a toy or doll. No charge. Phone: 805.482.3660. Web: www.pvhsonline.org.

Boots And Slippers Square Dance Club

2 p.m. at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. Guide Dogs of America benefit dance. Rounds start 2 p.m., squares at 2:30 p.m. All proceeds go to GDA. Admission: $10 includes hot dogs and dessert. Phone: 805.583.5900.


‘The Taming Of The Shrew’

7:30 p.m. in DownStage theater, basement of Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, 3050 Los Angeles Ave. Runs May 24 and 25. Literature in Action troupe presents Shakespearian comedy. Tickets: $12 adults, $10 seniors and students. RSVP recommended. Email: jgartdept@sbcglobal.net.

WED., MAY 24

Thousand Oaks Woman’s Club

10:30 a.m. at Los Robles Greens, Sunset Ballroom, 299 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Entertainment by Newbury Park High School choral group. Luncheon cost: $21. RSVP requested. Open to all women. Contact: Kitty Sciacia. Phone: 805.484. 7741.

Organic Garden Club Of Ventura County

6 to 8 p.m. at Newbury Park Library, 2331 Borchard Road. Garden designer Lisa Burton discusses “The right plant in the right place.” Contact: Diana. Phone: 805.241.7308. Web: organicgardenclubofventuracounty.org.

Finale Viva Las Vegas Concert

7 p.m. in Moorpark High School performing arts center, 4500 Tierra Rejada Road. School vocal arts program performs a variety of music and impersonations of Vegas superstars of past and present. Choral selections of hits from 1960s to today. Doo wop medley. Tickets: $8 adults, $6 seniors and students. Box office opens 30 minutes before curtain. Contact: Ray Hebel. Phone: 805.340. 7348.


Ventura County Rose Society

7 p.m. at Ventura County Office of Education Conference Center, 5100 Adolfo Road, Camarillo. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for refreshments. Attendees asked to bring a cut rose or perennial flower from their garden to share. Members give tips on growing roses and share garden tools. Contact: Barbara Morse. Phone: 805. 499.1657. Web: venturarosesociety.org.

FRI., MAY 26

‘When We Were Young And Unafraid’

8 p.m. at Camarillo Skyway Playhouse, 330 Skyway Drive. Runs through June 25. 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays. Play about feminism and a woman’s place in 1972. Tickets: $15 and $20. For mature audiences. Web: www.brownpapertickets.com.

SAT., MAY 27

Handweavers And Spinners Guild

9 a.m. at Camarillo Center for Spiritual Living, 340 Mobil Ave. Hands-on program of classical ply-split braiding. Email: annietoth7@roadrunner.com.

Arts Alive Festival

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Studio Channel Islands Art Center, 2222 Ventura Blvd., Camarillo. Festival opens with magic show 7:30 p.m. Fri., May 26. Magic show tickets $25, includes one drink. Over 100 artists present pop-up exhibits and demos Saturday and Sunday. Entertainment on main stage. Free admission to exhibits. Food trucks, beer and wine tent available. Phone: 805.383.1368. Web: www.studiochannelislands.org.

Simi Valley Cajun And Blues Music Festival

10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. today and Sunday at Rancho Santa Susana Park, 5005 Los Angeles Ave. Live blues, Cajun and zydeco music from noon to 7:30 p.m. both days on two stages. Mardi Gras parade both days. Free dance lessons on Cajun/Zydeco Stage. Single-day advance tickets: $25 ages 13 and over, $45 for two-day pass. Children 12 and under are free. SuperTicket advance passes with reserved seat, two drinks and private bar access: $124 for one day or $199 both days. Only single day $30 tickets sold at the gate. Web: www.simicajun.org.

Buckles And Bows Square Dance Club

5:30 p.m. at Goebel Adult Community Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Hex at 5:30 p.m. Rounds at 7 p.m. Plus level square dancing 7:30 to 10 p.m. Andy Allemao, caller. Cost: $7. Contact: Bill and Nancy. Phone: 805. 497.8398.

SUN., MAY 28

Singles Walk

9 a.m. at Llajas Canyon Trail, Evening Sky Avenue off Yosemite Avenue, Simi Valley. 3.5-mile walk. No-host lunch after at El Patio restaurant, Township Avenue, Simi Valley. No charge for the walk. For people age 60 and older who are single, divorced or widowed. Phone: 805.222.5959. Email: spvalayil@aol.com.

‘Caught In the Draft’

8 p.m. at Paramount Ranch, 3903 Cornell Road, Agoura. Screening of Bob Hope movie shot at the ranch in 1941. Come early and bring a picnic dinner. Cost: Free. Phone: 805.370.2301.

MON., MAY 29

Memorial Day Observance

10 a.m. rain or shine at Moorpark Veterans Memorial, Spring Road at Flinn Avenue. POW/MIA recognition, colors, guest speaker, recitation of “In Flanders Field,” memorial wreath, roll call and taps. Refreshments served. Contact: American Legion Post 502. Phone: 805.750.0095.

Memorial Day Ceremony

10 a.m. at El Rancho Simi Pioneer Cemetery, 1461 Thompson Lane, Simi Valley. Military ritual for those who died in service. VFW Post 10049 hosts. Free parking and limited seating; bring own chair if possible. Contact: W. Wright. Phone: 805.285. 8844. Email: vfwso10049@sbcglobal.net.

Summer Concerts In The Park

5 to 7 p.m. in natural amphitheater, Conejo Community Center, 1175 Hendrix Ave., Thousand Oaks. L.A. Allstars 10-piece band performs. Bring lawn seating and sweater. Food for sale. Leave pets at home. On-site parking for vehicles with handicap placards only. Seating is first come,first served. Admission: Free. Web: www.crpd.org/concerts.

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