2015-11-20 / Calendar


FRI., NOV. 20

Bella Vita Italian- American Social Club

6 p.m. at St. Jude social hall, 32032 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village. Thanksgiving turkey dinner served. The Lake Lindero Middle School jazz group performs. RSVP required. Contact: Betty. Phone: 805.496.6905.

Ventura County Astronomical Society

7:15 p.m. at Moorpark College Forum, 7075 Campus Road. Robert Piccione of Cal State Channel Islands discusses “Einstein for Everyone.” Talk begins at 8 p.m. $2 donation suggested. Web: ww.vcas.org.

Holiday Tree Lighting

7:30 p.m. at The Promenade at Westlake, 100 Promenade Way. Snowfall, singers, dancers, fireworks, live reindeer and Santa. Free admission. Web: www.shoppromenade.com.

Camarillo Cafe

8 p.m. at Camarillo Community Center, 1605 E. Burnley St. Doors open 7:30 p.m. Final concert of the series. Singer-songwriters Bernice Lewis and Laura Zucker perform. Complimentary refreshments. Suggested donation: $15. Smoke- and alcohol-free venue.

SAT., NOV. 21

Yard Sale Fundraiser

8 a.m. to 2 p.m. today and Sunday at Grace Brethren Elementary School, 1717 Arcane St., Simi Valley. Food trucks on site. Boutiques, bounce house and popcorn. Funds go to family of 5-year-old girl who suffered severe head trauma due to a fall. Web: brinleygrossmanfund.com.

Xtreme Raider Challenge

8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on lower field of Moorpark College campus, 7075 Campus Road. Activities, business booths, food trucks. Cheer college students and staff as they compete in obstacle course. Bone marrow registry signups. Hosted by Moorpark College FleX Club and Fitness Specialist program.

Old Men And Old Cars

8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Best Donuts, 3900 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. Socialize and discuss old cars. Phone: 818.706.0127. Email: heyversn1929@gmail.com.

The Magic Of Christmas Holiday Boutique

9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at United Methodist Church of Westlake Village, 1049 S. Westlake Blvd. Holiday decorations, canned pickles, homemade baked goods. Quilted, knitted and stitched handmade items. Also Alternative

Christmas Gift Market. Soup and dessert luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Proceeds go to church’s Women’s Ministries Council. Phone: 805.497.7884.

Guided Labyrinth Walk

9:30 a.m. to noon at labyrinth behind St. Columba’s Episcopal Church, 1251 Las Posas Road, Camarillo. Free. Phone: 805.482.8831. Web: www.stcolumbaca.com.

Holiday Craft And Gift Fair

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, 3050 E. Los Angeles Ave. Handicrafts, teas, infant tutus, jewelry, holiday gifts. Over 50 booths. Benefits Share the Arts Program. Phone: 805.583.7905.

Blow-Out Book Sale

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Simi Valley Public Library, 2969 Tapo Canyon Road. Fill bag of books for $3 or a box for $5. All proceeds benefit the library.

Holiday Shopping Boutique

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Village Homes Clubhouse, 1040 Evenstar Ave., Westlake Village. Over 25 vendors. Handcrafted items, clothing, jewelry, toys. $1-perminute neck massages. Giveaways. Contact: Julie. Phone: 818.266.9662

TLC’s Bake Sale

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Theresa’s Country Feed and Pet, 1836 Erringer Road, Simi Valley. Also selling pumpkin spice coffee creamer. All proceeds go to Tiny Loving Canines rescue group. Web: www.tinylovingcanines.org.

Democratic Women’s Council Of Conejo Valley

Noon to 3 p.m. at San Vicente Cellars, 741 Lakefield Road, Thousand Oaks. Wine tasting and food, silent auction. Proceeds go to scholarship fund for local senior girls. Cost: $25 for members ( join at the door) or $35 nonmembers. Includes one wine flight and food. Phone: 805.398.7262. Web: https:// secure.actblue.com/contribute/ page/toasttheholidays.

International Survivors Of Suicide Loss Day

Noon to 4 p.m. at Agoura Hills Library, 29901 Ladyface Circle. Screening of documentary “Family Journeys: Healing and Hope after a Suicide” and discussion group. Free. Contact: Mike Matthew. Phone: 310. 729.6698. Email: mikemanfrommo@yahoo.com.

Channel Islands Chamber Orchestra

3 p.m. at Camarillo United Methodist Church, 291 Anacapa Drive. Organist Linda Fern Fay plays Symphony No. 3, Op. 78 in C minor by Saint-Saëns. Holiday favorites with audience singalong. Tickets: $20 donation requested, ages 18 and under free. Phone: 805.643.8621. Web: CHICOVC. org.

Casino Night And Silent Auction Fundraiser

6 to 10 p.m. at Four Brix Winery, Ventura. Food truck, entertainment. Portion of proceeds go to Arc of Ventura County to fund iPads for Communication program. Tickets: $40 in advance, $50 at door. Limited seating. Web: www.avoicediscovered.com/ events.html.

SUN., NOV. 22

Topanga Vintage Market

8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Pierce College, Woodland Hills. Enter Victory Boulevard at Mason Avenue. 180 vintage vendors, artisans, music and food trucks. No pets. Admission: $3. Kids under 12 are free. Free parking. 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.

Universal Children’s Day

2 to 4 p.m. at Founders Hall, Calabasas Library, 200 Civic Center Way. International music and dance cultural performances by children. Food, kids’ activities. No charge. Phone: 310.453.0809. Web: www.childfoundation.org.

MON., NOV. 23

TOHS Jazz Band Concert

7 p.m. at Thousand Oaks High School performing arts center, 2323 N. Moorpark Road. Bake sale proceeds benefit the band. Free admission. Email: tohsband@conejousd.org. Web: tohsband.org.

‘The Importance Of Being Earnest’

7 p.m. in intimate DownStage Theater at Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, 3050 Los Angeles Ave. Also at

7 p.m. Nov. 24 and 30, Dec. 1, 2 and 3. Actors Repertory Theatre of Simi Literature in Action presents Oscar Wilde comedy. Admission: $12 general seating and $10 for seniors and students. Phone: 805.579.3711. Email: jgartdept@sbcglobal.net.

Ventura County Potters’ Guild

7:30 p.m. at Ventura Avenue Adult Center, 550. N. Ventura Ave., Ventura. Doors open 7 p.m. Ceramist Nina de Creeft Ward discusses her work techniques through a video presentation. Contact: Cecile Gurrola-Faulconer. Phone: 805.985.5038.

Conejo Valley Toastmasters

7:30 to 9:30 p.m. in classroom L, Temple Etz Chaim School, 1080 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Develop public speaking and leadership skills. Contact: Amy Hu. Phone: 626.709. 6690.


Turkey Day Dash

6:30 to 7:15 a.m. sign-up at old Cal Lutheran University football stadium, 60 E. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. 1K family fun run/walk begins 7:30 a.m. 5K run/walk starts 8 a.m. Water and snacks provided. Awards for runners in 15 age and gender categories. Costume contest. Proceeds benefit Conejo Valley YMCA youth and senior programs. Online registration: $35 solo and $75 family up to six members. Day of race sign-up $45 and $100. No pets.

Jogging strollers welcome. Phone: 805.523.7613. Web: www.turkeydaydash.org.

FRI., NOV. 27

Turkey Burn Off

8 to 11 a.m. at Simi Valley Family YMCA, 3200 Cochran St. 30-minute, drop-in group exercise classes for all fitness levels beginning every halfhour. No charge. Phone: 805.583.5338.

Dudley House Holiday Boutique

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Dudley House, at Loma Vista Road and Ashwood Avenue, Ventura. Also Nov. 28 and 29, Dec. 4, 5, 6, 11, 12 and 13. Crafts, home decor, antiques and collectibles for sale. Tea room with refreshments. Silent auction. Flea market on Sundays. Local history expert Glenda Jackson signs her book from 1 to 2 p.m. Nov. 28. Phone: 805.642.3345.

Santa Parachute Arrival

Noon at Janss Marketplace, Hillcrest Drive and Moorpark Road. Mrs. Claus and hundreds of kids meet Santa when he arrives from the sky. Free. Contact: Heather Danko. Phone: 818. 426.1529. Email: hdanko@newmarkmerrill.com.

WED., DEC. 2

Channel Islands Chapter Embroiderers’ Guild

9:30 a.m. at Camarillo United Method-

ist Church, 291 Anacapa Drive. Holiday potluck. Bring stitching project to work on. Guests welcome. Phone: 805.484.9183. Web: http:// psrega.org.

C.V. Guild UCLA Jonsson Cancer Ctr. Foundation

10:30 a.m. at Westlake Village Inn, 31943 Agoura Road. Holiday luncheon. Newbury Park High School choir sings Hanukkah and Christmas songs. Attendees bring new, unwrapped toy worth $10 or more for UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital. RSVP requested. Cost: $30. Contact: Gertie Sanders. Phone: 805. 230.1252. Email: gertiesanders@gmail.com.


Simi Community Christmas

5 to 9 p.m. tonight and through Dec. 6 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 480 Sinaloa Road, Simi Vallery. Display of hundreds of nativities. Live nativity. Kids’ crafts, activities and costumes. Singers and instrumental solos and groups perform each night. Free admission and parking. Web: www.simicommunitychristmas.com.

Angels On The Tracks Holiday Boutique

6 to 9 p.m. at 4364 Valley Fair St., Simi Valley. Also 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Dec. 4; 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Dec. 5 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 6. Handcrafted items benefiting Life Impact International. Web: www.lifeimpactintl.org/events.

‘Romeo And Juliet’

7 p.m. at Oak Park High School pavilion, 899 N. Kanan Road. Also 7 p.m. Dec. 4, and 2 and 7 p.m. Dec. 5. Students

present Shakespeare’s classic tragedy. Directed by teacher Don Enoch. Tickets: $8 students, $10 seniors, $18 general admission. Web: www.oppaatix.com.

FRI., DEC. 4

Holiday Big Band Dance/Concert

8 to 10:30 p.m. at Poinsettia Pavilion ballroom, 3451 Foothill Road, Ventura. Ventura Poinsettia Dance Club and Ventura Jazz Orchestra host. Vocalists Donna Greene and Julija Zonic and pianist Smitty West perform Great American songbook and Christmas music. $15 admission includes refreshments and parking. Phone: 805.648.1143.

SAT., DEC. 5

Bird Festival

8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at King Gillette Ranch Visitor Center, 26876 Mulholland Hwy., Calabasas. Bird walks, programs, information tables, live bird demos. Contact: Bonnie. Phone: 805.405.5632. Email: vice-president@conejovalleyaudubon.org.

Touch-A-Truck Family Event

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in front parking lot, Simi Valley Police Station, 3901 Alamo St. Kids can climb and explore construction, police andfire vehicles and meet the people who drive them. Free childfingerprinting. Giveaways. Sale of baked goods, coffee, hot dogs and soda to support SVPD Baker to Vegas running team. Admission: donation of new, unwrapped toy for toy drive. Contact: SV Police Foundation. Phone: 855.478.7300. Web: www.svpf.org.

School Holiday Boutique

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at MATES Elementary School, 2000 La Granada Ave., Thousand Oaks. Variety of local shops. Email: matesholidayboutique@gmail.com. Web: www.matesmcn.net.

Holiday Art Market

11 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Old Town Camarillo, 2222 Ventura Blvd. Free parking off Elm Street and Ventura Boulevard. 50 artists of Studio Channel Islands sell variety of artwork. Wine and beer garden. Food trucks at various times during the day. Singers and instrumentalists perform. Phone: 805.383.1368. Web: www.studiochannelislands.org.

SUN., DEC. 6

Holiday Open House At Stagecoach Inn Museum

12:30 to 4:30 p.m. at 51 S. Ventu Park Road, Newbury Park. Tour museum decorated for holidays and grounds. Free admission. Guide animals OK. Phone: 805.498.9441. We b : stagecoachmuseum.org.

Hanukkah At The Mall

3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Simi Valley Town Center, near the new movie theater, 1555 Town Center Way. Live Jewish music, latkes, Hanukkah crafts and activities, juggler, menorah

lighting ceremony. Free admission. Sponsored by Chabad of Simi Valley.

Hanukkah Family Festival

4 to 6 p.m. at Janss Marketplace, Moorpark Road and Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Traditional Jewish music and food, hot latkes, kids’ craft activity. Lighting of 18-foot menorah. Web: www.janssmarketplace.net.

Hanukkah Celebration

4 to 5:30 p.m. at Constitution Park, 1285 Paseo Camarillo, Camarillo. Carving and kindling of giant ice menorah. Kids can make their own menorah at 3:30 p.m. Music, doughnuts, chocolate coins for kids. Free admission. Phone: 805.383.7882. Email: info@chabadcamarillo.com. Web: www.ChabadCamarillo.com.

Westlake Yacht Club Parade Of Lights

5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Westlake Yacht Club, Westlake Lake. Walk-in registration of boats at 3:30 p.m. Boat parade organizes on lake in front of clubhouse at 5:30 p.m. Procession of decorated boats around lake at 6 p.m. Singing Santa and Mrs. Claus and A Class Act student ensemble sing at 6:15 p.m. Awards given inside clubhouse at 7 p.m. Chili, hot dogs and cookies available. Any boat with WLMA permit can be in parade. Contact: Howard Brenner. Phone: 818. 383.2859. Email: Howard. brenner@insperity.com.


Camarillo Quilters Association

9:30 a.m. at Freedom Center, 515 Eubanks St., Camarillo. Quilts distributed to local charities. Guests welcome. Phone: 805.647.9679. Web: www.camarilloquilters.org.

Brandeis Conejo Valley Chapter

1 p.m. at Grant Brimhall Library, 1401 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Violinist Bob Ryman presents “From Country to Classics to Klezmer.” Admission: $20. RSVP required. Contact: Frona. Email: kidzathart@aol.com.

FRI., DEC. 11

Moorpark Women’s Fortnightly Club

9:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Moorpark Country Club, 11800 Championship Drive. Moorpark High School choir, directed by Ray Hebel, presents holiday program. Luncheon cost: $22. RSVP required. Contact: Lynn. Email: glitterqueen2@dslextreme.com.

‘A Baby Will Come’

7 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Camarillo, 1601 Temple Ave. 20-member church choir presents a Christmas musical. Refreshments follow. Free.

SAT., DEC. 12

Santa Comes to Westlake/ Agoura And Beyond

9 to 11 a.m. at DIY Home Center parking lot, Whizin Market Square,

28750 Roadside Drive, Agoura Hills. Help bag food donations and assist in deliveries to families in need. Entertainment, bike raffle, kids’ crafts, Santa arrival. Free. Email: santa@westlakejuniors.org. Web: www.westlakejuniors.org.

Holiday Boutique For Homeless Pets

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Agoura Hills Animal Shelter, 29525 Agoura Road. Pet items, jewelry, baby items, clothes and hand-lathed wood art for sale. Proceeds pay medical costs of shelter animals. Phone: 818.483.4228.

Bowling For Bucks

11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Harley’s Simi Bowl, 480 E. Los Angeles Ave., Simi Valley. Moorpark College Foundation raising money for student scholarships. Open to all bowlers. Silent auction, raffle. $50 includes two games, shoes, pizza, unlimited soft drinks and trophies for highest games. Contact: David Mirisch. Phone: 805. 553.4760. Email: dmirisch@vcccd.edu.

Holiday Parade Of Lights

Noon to 8 p.m. at Channel Islands Harbor. Snowplay area, Santa and Mrs. Claus, artists’ market, exhibitors, music, kids’ activities. Parade of lighted boats begins in front of Peninsula Park 7 p.m. Free admission. Web: www.channelislandsharbor.org.

Christmas Music

1:30 p.m. at Platt Library, 23600 Victory Blvd., Woodland Hills. Shelly Cohen, assistant director for “The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson,” presents a free concert. Phone: 818.340.9386. Web: www.plattlibrary.org/events.

SUN., DEC. 13

Jewish Genealogical Society

1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Temple Adat Elohim, 2420 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Glenn Dynner, professor of Judaic Studies at Sarah Lawrence College, speaks on “Jews, Liquor and Life in Eastern Europe.” Raffle prizes, refreshment. Free for guests. Contact: Jan Meisels Allen. Phone: 818.889.6616. Email: information@jgscv.org.

Hanukkah Festival

2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Ventura Harbor. Live Klezmer band, hot latkas, holiday Judaica boutique, carnival booths, menorah lighting ceremony. Free. Phone: 805.383.7882. Email: info@chabadcamarillo.com. Web: www.ChabadCamarillo.com.

Christmas Band Concert

5 p.m. in Camarillo Community Center auditorium, Carmen Drive and Burnley Street. Camarillo Community Band plays holiday favorites; guests can sing along. Santa arrival. No charge. Contact: Dan Rhymes. Phone: 805.484. 8050. Email: camarillocommunityband@gmail.com. Web: camarillocommunityband.com.

FRI., DEC. 18

Drive-through Nativity

6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Camarillo, 1601 Temple Ave. Church members reenact Bible scenes outdoors. Choir; cocoa served.

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