2015-09-11 / Calendar


FRI., SEPT. 11

Westlake Village Encore Club

9:30 a.m. at Westlake Yacht Club, Lindero Canyon Road. Coffee and refreshments. Guests welcome. Contact: Tommie. Phone: 805.852. 5009.

Moorpark Women’s Fortnightly Club

9:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Moorpark Country Club, 11800 Championship Drive. American flag presentation by Cmdr. Gary Erland. Luncheon cost: $22. RSVP required. Contact: Lynn. Phone: 818.808.3340. Web: www.mpfortnightly.com.

Document Shredding Event

1 to 4 p.m. in front parking lot of Simi Valley Chamber office, 40 W. Cochran St. Cost: $5 per banker-type, 12-by- 15-inch box. Contact: Chamber. Phone: 805.526. 3900.

Firefighters And Heroes Gala

6:30 to 11 p.m. at Crown Plaza Ventura Beach, 450 E. Harbor Blvd., Ventura. Honoring local civilian heroes. Dinner, awards, dancing, DJ music. Hosted by Kiwanis Club of Ventura. Tickets: $40. Web: venturakiwanis.com.

Big Jamboree

6:30 p.m. at Borderline Bar and Grill, 99 Rolling Oaks Drive, Thousand Oaks. Dancing, county-rock concert,

live and silent auctions. Fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ventura County. Tickets: $20 in advance, $25 at door. Contact: Danica Selvaggio. Phone: 805.484.2282. Email: dselvaggio@bbsvc.org. Web: www.BigJamboree.com.

Fireside Concerts

7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at Borchard Community Center, 190 Reino Road, Newbury Park. Performers are Tracy Newman and the Reinforcements, Tom Corbett Trio with Bill Knopf, and Mike Mullins and the John Zipperer Band. Refreshments. Admission: $10 at door. First come, first served seating. Contact: Bob Kroll. Phone: 805.427. 4707. Email: folksgr1@aol.com. Web: crpd.org/parkfac/borchard.

‘She Loves Me’

8 p.m. at Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Panic Productions presents musical comedy. Runs through Sept. 27. 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $24 adults, $20 students and seniors. Group rates. Phone: 805.381.1247. Web: www.hillcrestarts.com.

SAT., SEPT. 12

Biking, Brews And Barbecue

6 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Freedom Park, Camarillo Airport. Bicycling courses at 20, 56 and 100 miles. For individuals, families and teams. Rest stops, full SAG support. Post-event dinner with local microbrews and a barbecue. Hosted by Camarillo Rotary. Proceeds

support local charities. Web: www.camarillorotary.org.

Lecture On Biochar

9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Kids Adventure Garden at Conejo Valley Botanic Garden, 400 W. Gainsborough Road, Thousand Oaks. Michael Wittman presents ”What in the World Is Biochar,” saving water through better soil retention. Sale of drought-tolerant plants and succulents. Free admission. Contact: Sandy. Phone: 805.532.1041. Email: sandelsun6@yahoo.com. Web: www.conejogarden.org.

Emergency Preparation Expo

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Calabasas Civic Center, 100 Civic Center Way. Earthquake simulation van, hands-only CPR, simulated fire extinguisher training, emergency vehicle tours, educational presentations. Displays on food and water storage, first aid kits, financial preparation. Attend a Red Cross presentation to receive a free hot dog. No charge to attend. Web: www.cityofcalabasas/ departments/public-safety.

Ventura Art And Street Painting Festival

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Ventura Harbor Village, 1583 Spinnaker Drive, Ventura. Over 40 fine artists on main lawn, over 50 street chalk artists create murals along promenade. Vendors sell fine arts and crafts. Proceeds benefit FOOD Share. Festival admission: free. Web: http://venturaartfestival.com.

Brandon’s Buddies

10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Brandon’s Village, 25801 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Calabasas. Integrated play for kids of all abilities. Crafts, entertainment, treats. Free. RSVP required. Contact: Dina Kaplan. Phone: 818. 222.8118. Email: specialkidslaw@gmail.com.

Program On Guide Dogs For the Blind

11:30 a.m. at Calabasas Library, 200 Civic Center Way. Elementary schoolage kids can meet puppies from the organization and learn about dog training and how dogs help their owners. Puppies available for photos and to read to. Free. Phone: 818.224.1753. Email: ksteward@cityofcalabasas.com.

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. Emmy Award-winning TV producer Steve Orlandella speaks on“Make your characters come alive.” No charge. Web: www.meetup.com/ ConejoValleyWriters.

‘Juno And The New Renaissance’

2 to 3 p.m. at Grant Brimhall Library, 1401 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Theo Clarke, adjunct professor of physics at Pasadena City College, gives PowerPoint/DVD program on Juno spacecraft mission to Jupiter. Phone: 805.449.2660. Web: www.toaks.org/library.

‘Casablanca: A Rescue Affair’

5 to 10 p.m. at Camarillo Air Force Museum, 455 Aviation Drive. 1940s theme. Dinner, live and silent auctions, celebrities, entertainment by Bruce Belland and Rebecca Holden. Hosted by Ventura County Animal Services. Fundraiser for new puppy playground at Camarillo Animal Shelter. Tickets: $125 for one, $225 for two. Contact: David Mirisch. Phone: 805. 870.4003. Email: david@dmirisch.com. Web: www.vcas.us/gala.

A Gala Under The Stars

6 to 11 p.m. at 12626 W. Andalusia, Santa Rosa Valley. Catered dinner, casino games, dancing, music by Ignition and silent auction. Benefit for Riley’s Rescue; all proceeds support animals in need and rescues. Attire: smart casual. Tickets: $90 individual, $170 per couple at door. Phone: 805.490.9922. Email: RileysRescue.org.

Movies By Moonlight

7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Paramount Ranch, 2903 Cornell Road, Agoura Hills. Outdoor screening of 1941 comedy “Sullivan’s Travels” with Joel McCrea. Phone: 805.370.2301.

Happy Squares Square Dance Club

8 to 10:30 p.m. at Simi Valley Senior Center, 2900 Avenida Simi. Dan Preedy, caller. Rounds start 7:15 p.m. Ice cream sundaes served. Admission: $7. Phone: 805.527.2769.Web: www.happysquares.com.

‘Fiddler On The Roof’

8 p.m. at Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, 3050 Los Angeles Ave. Classic musical runs through Oct. 18. 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $24 adults, $20 seniors and students, $18 children. Phone: 805.583.7900. Web: www.simi-arts.org.

Public Star Party

8:30 to 10:30 p.m. at Moorpark College

Observatory, 7075 Campus Road. For ages 6 and up. Slide show of stars and plants. Then view night sky through club members’telescopes. Sponsored by Ventura County Astronomical Society. Admission: $2 suggested donation. Free parking. Phone: 805.520.9666. Email: vcas. publicity1@gmail.com. Web: www.vcas.org.

SUN., SEPT. 13

Ventura Vintage Rods Harbor Run 25

8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Harborview Park in Channel Islands Harbor, 3810 W. Harbor Blvd., Oxnard. More than 300 classic and muscle cars, rods and trucks dating before 1975. Raffle prizes and drawing, trophies. Free for spectators. Entry fee: $30 per car and two canned items for FOOD share. All profits go to local organizations. Web: www.venturavintagerods.org.

The Wild Brunch

Noon to 4:30 p.m. at Gull’s Way Estate, Malibu. Fundraiser for California Wildlife Center. Live and silent auctions, vegetarian cuisine, wine tasting, kids’ buffet and activities. Drawing for Maui trip. Tickets: $160 adult, $50 ages 12 to 17, ages 11 and under free. Phone: 818 222.2658. Email: admin@cawildlife.org.Web: www.cawildlife.org.

Simi Valley Jazz/Dance Club

1 to 4:30 p.m. at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. Jam by qualifled musicians 1 to 3 p.m. The Seniors of Note play at 3:15 p.m. Dance floor, refreshments. Admission: $10 nonmembers, $7 members. Phone: 805.443.4514.

Old-Time Fiddlers

1:30 to 4 p.m. at Oak View Community Center, 18 Valley Road. Listen and dance to country western and bluegrass music. Free admission. Phone: 805.797.6563. We b : calfiddlers.com.

Cowboys And Cabernet

3 to 7 p.m. at Hummingbird Nest Ranch, 2940 Kuehner Drive, Simi Valley. Unlimited wine, microbrew and food tasting. Silent auction, tour the property. Alive & Pickins Band plays. Proceeds support charitable programs of Kiwanis Club of Simi Valley. Tickets: $45. Phone: 805.807.5100. Web: www.roundupsimi.com.

Free Sunday Concert

5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Peter Strauss Ranch, 30000 Mulholland Hwy., Agoura. The Paul Murphy Celtic Project performs original Celtic-fusion music. Bring lawn seating and picnics. Free admission and parking. Phone: 805.370.2301.

MON., SEPT. 14

Camarillo Noontime Optimist Club

Noon to 1 p.m. at Round Table Pizza, 880 Arneill Road, Camarillo. Guest speaker is Kim Stephenson, new principal of Adolfo Camarillo High School. Guests welcome at no charge.

Ventura County Women’s Forum Collaborative

5 to 7 p.m. at Ventura County Community Foundation, 4001 Mission Oaks Blvd., Camarillo. Program and speakers on “The growing crisis of women and homelessness.” Admission: free for members, $10 suggested donation for nonmembers. Memberships can be purchased at the door. Contact: Sue. Phone: 805.231.4152.

Conejo Orchid Society

7 p.m. at Westlake Village City Hall, 31200 Oak Crest Drive. Paul Gripp to speak on the blooms of the Santa Barbara Orchid Estates. Refreshments, orchid raffle. No charge. Contact: Bill Gunning. Phone: 805.279. 0334. Web: ConejoOrchidSociety.org.

Conejo Valley Toastmasters Club

7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Temple Etz Chaim School, classroom L, 1080 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Members develop their public speaking and leadership skills. Guests welcome. Contact: Amy. Phone: 626.709. 6690.

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