2017-01-20 / Calendar
Simi Valley/Moorpark Republican Women
11:30 a.m. at Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, 3050 E. Los Angeles Ave. The speaker at this meeting will be Mark Lunn, Ventura County’s clerk and recorder. Luncheon: $20 members, $25 guests. Phone: 805.630.7676. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ventura County Astronomical Society
7:15 p.m. in Moorpark College Forum, 7075 Campus Road. The society presents a talk by Dr. Anna Ho of CalTech, who will discuss what the universe would look like if it were visible in infrared, ultraviolet and X-rays. Email: email@example.com.
SAT., JAN. 21
Document Shredding Fundraiser
8 to 11 a.m. at Thousand Oaks High School, 2323 N. Moorpark Road. Cost: $10 perfile box or equivalent. 10-box maximum per person. Shredding done on site. Benefits TOHS PTSA. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: www.tohsptsa.com.
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at west parking lot, Royal High School, 1402 Royal Ave., Simi Valley. Accepting computers, monitors, laptops, TVs, printers, fax machines, cellphones, VCRs, DVD players, stereos, cameras, tablets and e-readers. No appliances, batteries or lighting. Band students unload vehicles. RHS Band Boosters sponsors.
Blowout Book Sale
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in community room, Simi Valley Public Library, 2969 Tapo Canyon Road. Paid members of S.V. Friends of Library enter at 9 a.m. Cost: $3 per bag of books or $5 per box.
McCrea Ranch Matinee
1 to 3 p.m. at McCrea Ranch Visitors Center, Thousand Oaks. Screening of 1943 romantic drama “Happy Land” starring Frances Dee and Don Ameche. Cost: $10. RSVP required. Phone: 805.495.2163. Web: www.crpd.org/reg.
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. Roaring ’20s theme. Ed La- Fata Trio plays. Male dance hosts, refreshments, door prizes. Free dance lessons from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. Admission: $8. Phone: 805.381.2744.
Camarillo Cafe Concert
8 p.m. at Camarillo Community Center, 1605 E. Burnley St. Doors open 7:30 p.m. Musicians John Zipperer and Dulcie Taylor perform. Smoke- and alcohol-free venue. Admission: $20. Web: http://camarillocafe.com.
SUN., JAN. 22
Mysteries Of Space
2 p.m. at Westlake Village Civic Center, 31200 Oak Crest Drive. Author William Green discusses the mystery behind telescopes in the community room. Program moves to courtyard as Richard Wade offers stargazing opportunities. Free, for all ages. Dress warmly for outdoor portion of the event. Part of Westlake Village Reads “Mystereads” program. Phone: 818.706.1613. Web: www.wlv.org/wlvreads.
4:30 to 7 p.m. at Simi Valley Boys & Girls Club, 2850 Lemon St., Simi Valley. Santa Susana High School Key Club hosts annual dinner fundraiser. Spaghetti, salad, garlic bread, beverages. Proceeds benefit scholarships and student leadership programs. Tickets: $8 adults, $5 children, free for kids age 3 and under. Raffle tickets and desserts extra charge. RSVP requested. Phone: 805.368.9980. Email: email@example.com.
MON., JAN. 23
Ventura County Potters’ Guild
7:45 p.m. at Ventura Avenue Adult Center, 550 N. Ventura Ave., Ventura. Doors open 7 p.m. Artist Troy Schmidt discusses “My Miniature World of Ceramics” and the methods he uses to create scale miniatures. Contact: Cecile Gurrola-Faulconer. Phone: 805.985.5038.
WED., JAN. 25
Channel Islands Chapter Embroiderers’ Guild
9:30 a.m. at Camarillo United Methodist Church, 291 Anacapa Drive. Program on how to do cutwork. Beginners can attend two meetings before joining. Phone: 805.484.9183. Web: http:// psrega.org.
Conejo Valley Garden Club
9:30 a.m. at Thousand Oaks United Methodist Church, room 11/12, 1000 E. Janss Road. Penelope Grenoble, editor of Source magazine for the American Water Works Association, discusses the impact of the drought on western states’ water supply. Contact: Walter Rugh. Phone: 818.865. 2988.
Thousand Oaks Woman’s Club
10:30 a.m. at Los Robles Greens, Sunset Ballroom, 299 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Magician Shawn McMaster performs. Open to all women. Luncheon cost: $21. RSVP requested. 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. DripWorks representative discusses drip watering systems. Guests welcome. Contact: Diana. Phone: 805.241.7308. Web: www.organicgardenclubofventuracounty.org.
Ventura County Classical Guitar Society
7 to 9 p.m. at Rec and Park District Senior Center, 1605 Burnley St., Camarillo. Ensembles and solos play. Michael Nigro, guitarist from Orange County, performs at 8 p.m. No charge. Phone: 805.640.7147. Web: www.vccgs.com.
FRI., JAN. 27
Bella Vita Italian American Club
6 p.m. at St. Jude Catholic Church hall, 32032 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village. Lasagna dinner with dessert. Entertainment by harpist Vee Donna. Guest cost: $17. RSVP required. Contact: Betty. Phone: 805.496.6905.
SAT., JAN. 28
Master Gardener Class
8:30 a.m. to noon at Hansen Agricultural Research Center, 14292 W. Telegraph Road, Santa Paula. Enter from Briggs Road. “Tree care in a drought” is the topic. Cost: $20 includes continental breakfast. Preregistration required. Contact: Leah Haynes. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: uncanr.edu/sites/vcmg.
Channel Islands Woodturners
9 a.m. to noon at Cabrillo Middle School, 1426 E. Santa Clara St., Ventura. Kevin Wallace of Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts in Ojai gives PowerPoint talk and critique of members’ turnings. Bring two or three pieces for tips on technique.
Guided Labyrinth Walk
9:30 to 11 a.m. at labyrinth behind St. Columba’s Episcopal Church, 1251 Las Posas Road, Camarillo. Theme: “Emergence.” Finger labyrinths available. Phone: 805.482.8831. Web: www.stcolumbaca.com.
Punk Rock Swap Meet
4 to 10 p.m. at 21433 Strathern St., Canoga Park. For all ages. 7 bands perform; Ill Repute headlines. Door prizes, raffle, food for sale. Full bar with ID. Charity event to support underprivileged kids through Knights of Columbus Council No. 3601. Admission: $8 in advance, $10 at the door. Phone: 818.492.8690.
Buckles And Bows Square Dance Club
7 to 10 p.m. at Goebel Adult Community Center, Janss Road at 23 Freeway, Thousand Oaks. Rounds from 7 to 7:30 p.m. followed by plus. Mike Sikorsky, caller. Cost: $7. Contact: Bill and Nancy. Phone: 805. 497.8398.
Gold Coast Wind Ensemble
7:30 p.m. at Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, Scherr Forum, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. Pops concert with music from Broadway shows and Gershwin. Tickets: $22 adults, $14 students and seniors. Phone: 805.492.0049. Web: www.gcwe.org.
SUN., JAN. 29
9 a.m. at Wildwood Park, Avenida de Los Arboles at Big Sky Drive, Thousand Oaks. Four-mile walk to Paradise Falls and back. No-host lunch follows at Mimi’s, 400 Moorpark Road, T.O. For people age 60 and older who are single, divorced or widowed. No charge for walk. Phone: 805.222.5959. Email: email@example.com.
MON., JAN. 30
Viva La Comida
5 to 8 p.m. at Camarillo Community Center, 1605 Burnley St. Community dinner. Enchilada meals, mariachis, pinatas, magicians and drawing for large TV. Soft drinks, beer, wine and margaritas available. Dine-in, takeout and drive-thru dinner options. Camarillo Rotary Club sponsors. Proceeds benefit Boys & Girls Club and other local charities. Tickets: $14. Phone: 805.312.5506. Web: www.camarillorotary.org.
WED., FEB. 1
Ventura County Garden Club
1 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal and Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 117 Seventh St., Santa Paula. “Show and Tell”: Bring a favorite plant and give afive-minute talk about it. Refreshments served. Contact: Marlene. Phone: 805.386. 4224. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Conejo Valley Legal Professional Assoc.
6 p.m. at Geppino’s Sicilian Kitchen, 3316 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., T.O. Michael Gibbens discusses disability updates in the law. Cost: No-host dinner plus tax/tip and $2 for speaker. RSVP requested. Contact: Barbara. Phone: 818.865. 0444. Email: email@example.com.
THURS., FEB. 2
Business-Professional Women Of Conejo Valley
7 p.m. at Camboni restaurant, 75 W. Thousand Oaks Blvd., T.O. Both men and women welcome. Lalaine Braime, CPA, presents the latest tips on 2016 taxes. Contact: Lydia Steadman. Phone: 818. 889.4953.
FRI., FEB. 3
‘Much Ado About Nothing’
8 p.m. at Camarillo Skyway Playhouse, 330 Skyway Drive. Weekends through March 5. Shakespeare comedy about young lovers. Tickets: $20 for adults; $15 for students, seniors and military; $10 for children. Call for show times. Phone: 805.388.5716. Web: www.skywayplayhouse.org.
SAT., FEB. 4
Sustainability Fair And Recycling Event
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Oak Park High School, 899 N. Kanan Road. Kids built solar cars and pot plants to take home. Hang out with endangered animals at 10 a.m. Adults learn about native plants and natural pesticides and test drive electric cars and bicycles. Sustainable art showcase. Recycle ewaste, old medications, prescription eyeglasses, bikes, used clothes. Free paper shredding. No admission fee. Web: www.oakparkusd.org/ superstaturday.
‘Hansel And Gretel’
1 to 2:30 p.m. at Simi Valley Library, 2969 Tapo Canyon Road. L.A. Metropolitan Opera presents live, familyfriendly performance of opera by German composer Engelbert Humperdinck. Free admission. Seating is first come, first served. Email: Kathia.firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: www.losangelesmet.com.
SUN., FEB. 5
Old-Time Country Bluegrass Gospel Music
2 to 4 p.m. at Ventura Poinsettia Pavilion, 3451 Foothill Blvd., Ventura. Free music concert. Phone: 805.517.1131.
MON., FEB. 6
Conejo Cactus And Succulent Society
7 p.m. at Elks Lodge, 158 N. Conejo School Road, Thousand Oaks. Doors open 6:30 p.m. Ernesto Sandoval, director of UC Davis Botanical Conservatory, tells how to grow succulents in a container and in the ground. New guests receive a free plant. Email: ConejoCSS@hotmail.com.
Ventura County Philatelic Society
7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Church of the Foothills, 6279 Foothill Road, Ventura. Stamp trading and socializing. Free. Phone: 805.320.1601. Email: email@example.com.
TUES., FEB. 7
Conejo Ventura Mac User Group
6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Camarillo Health Care District, Dos Caminos Plaza, 3639 E. Las Posas Road, Ste. 190. Free. Contact: Susan Herrera. Phone: 805.504.3610.
SAT., FEB. 11
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Santa Susana High School, 3570 Cochran St., Simi Valley. The expo will feature student science exhibits and a mini health fair plus demos of rockets, 3-D printing, green screens and voice modulation. Dr. George Djorgovski of Caltech gives talk. There will be food for sale. Web: www.sshsSTEAMexpo.com.
SUN., FEB. 12
Jewish Genealogical Society
1 to 5 p.m. at L.A. Family History Library, on grounds of LDS Temple, 10741 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles. Library volunteers can help members use library resources, genealogical databases, microfilms and maps. Bring research documents and flash drive to download images. Hard copying on site. Open only to current society members. Anyone can join at the door: $25 individual or $30 family. Contact: Jan Meisels Allen. Phone: 818.889.6616. Email: information@ JGSCV.org.