2017-01-06 / Calendar


FRI., JAN. 6

New Year’s Dance

6 to 9 p.m. at Community Center auditorium, 1605 E. Burnley St., Camarillo. For active adults (seniors). Semi-formal evening of dancing. Music by DJ Mark. Pleasant Valley Recreation and Park District sponsors. Cost: $10 at door. Phone: 805.482.4881. Web: www.pvrpd.org.

SAT., JAN. 7

Thousand Oaks AAUW

9 p.m. at Stella’s Gourmet Restaurant, 2385 Michael Drive, Newbury Park. Informal small group coffee and chat for members and prospective members. Web: http://aauwto-ca-aauw.net.

Electronic Waste Roundup

10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Yerba Buena Elementary School parking lot, 6098 Reyes Adobe Road, Agoura Hills. Accepting cellphones, computers, digital cameras, power tools, laptops, stereos, tape players, telephones, small household appliances, and CD, VHS and DVD players.

Brandon’s Buddies

10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Brandon’s Village universal playground, 25801 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Calabasas. Integrated play for kids of all abilities. Crafts, entertainment, treats. OK to bring a sack lunch. No charge. RSVP required. Contact: Dina Kaplan. Phone: 818.222. 8118. Email: specialkidslaw@gmail.com.

Mysteries Of Magic

2 p.m. at Westlake Village Civic Center, 31200 Oak Crest Drive. Labak the Magician presents a show. Melissa Wolfson teaches how to do magic. Free. Part of Westlake Village Reads. Phone: 818.706.1613. Web: www.wlv.org/wlvreads.

SUN., JAN. 8

Simi Valley Jazz/Dance Club

12:15 p.m. in Simi Valley Senior Center auditorium, 3900 Avenida Simi. Dance lessons 12:15 to 1 p.m. Jammers play 1 to 3 p.m. Richie Freedman’s Cool Blue performs 3:15 to 4:30 p.m. Light refreshments. Admission: $7 members, $10 nonmembers. Phone: 805.279.3905.

Jewish Genealogical Society

1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Temple Adat Elohim, 2420 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Warren Blatt, editor-in-chief of JewishGen, speaks on “Polish-Jewish genealogical research.” No charge. Contact: Jan Meisels Allen. Phone: 818.889.6616. Email: information@jgscv.org.

Old-Time Fiddlers

1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Oak View Community Center, 18 Valley Road. Play, dance or listen to country western and bluegrass music. Workshop at 12:30 p.m. on fundamentals of the bass. Free admission. Refreshments available. Phone: 805.797.6563. We b : calfiddlers.com.

Old-Time Country Bluegrass Gospel Music

2 to 4 p.m. at Poinsettia Pavilion, 3451 Foothill Blvd., Ventura. Music by the Old Country Grass Band. No charge. Phone: 805.517.1131.

MON., JAN. 9

Conejo Orchid Society

7 p.m. at Westlake Village City Hall, 31200 Oak Crest Drive. James Rose of Cal Orchids speaks on Mexican orchids that grow outside. Refreshments, orchid raffle. Email: Kathy@KathyBoals.com. Web: www.ConejoOrchidSociety.org.

TUES., JAN. 10

Camarillo Quilting Association

9:30 a.m. at Camarillo Community Center, 1605 E. Burnley St. Barbara Persing and Mary Hoover present a lecture and trunk show. Guest fee $5. Web: camarilloquilters.org.

Conejo Valley Chapter Brandeis Nat’l Committee

1 p.m. at Grant Brimhall Library, 1401 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. University on Wheels. Jennifer Cleary, senior lecturer at Brandeis University, discusses “Theater for Social Change.” Suggested donation: $20. Proceeds benefit Brandeis University’s Sustaining the Mind fund. RSVP requested. Contact: Jessie. Email: jbrra@aol.com.

Archaeological Society

7 p.m. at Chumash Indian Museum, 3290 Lang Ranch Pkwy., Thousand Oaks. Hélène Rougier, associate professor of anthropology at Cal State Northridge, speaks on “The Troisième caverne of Goyet, Belgium: New Neanderthal fossils and their mortuary behavior.” Web: www.venturaarchaeology.org.

WED., JAN. 11

Thousand Oaks Christian Women’s Connection

11:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Los Robles Greens, 299 S. Moorpark Road. T.O. “Hello, Dolly!” theme. Doll collector Mary Olson discusses the influence of dolls. Gerda Kuykendal shares “One woman’s story of triumph over the hardships of war.” For all woman regardless of church affiliation or none. Luncheon cost: $20. RSVP required. Contact: Joanne. Phone: 805.498. 1823. Email: bjoanne.wright@verizon.net.

Democratic Club Of Conejo Valley

6:30 p.m. social networking at North Ranch Center, 1400 N. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Meeting at 7 p.m. Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Club officer installation. Discussion of future goals for Democratic Party. Phone: 805.231.4152.

Simi Valley Quilt Guild

7 p.m. at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. Program by Janet Bottroff. $5 guest fee. Contact: Sue Singer. Phone: 805.522. 2454. Web: www.simivalleyquiltguild.org.


Woodland Hills Republican Women

10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Woodland Hills Country Club, 21150 Dumetz Road. John Duffy speaks on “From Mao to Reagan” and his journey to become a conservative. Luncheon cost: $25. RSVP requested. Contact: Jane Leisure. Phone: 818.225. 0843.

Simi Valley Community Council

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Sutter’s Mill, 3885 Cochran St., Simi Valley. Elain Freeman and Larry Peterson provide a historic perspective and future view of the Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District. Luncheon: $18 cash or check. Web: www.svcommunitycouncil.org.

Business-Professional Women Conejo Valley

7 p.m. at Camboni restaurant, 75 W. Thousand Oaks Blvd., T.O. Guest speaker is Janice Wise from YMCA Ventura County. Contact: Lydia Steadman. Phone: 818. 889.4953.

JNET Thousand Oaks

7 to 9 p.m. at Temple Etz Chaim, 1080 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. No charge to attend first two meetings. Networking for Jewish employers, employees and business professionals. Contact: Steve Marche. Phone: 805.374.6000. Email: Steve@homeloands411.com. Web: www.jnetonline.org.

Westlake Village Toastmasters

7 to 8:15 p.m. at Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce, 600 Hampshire Road, room 202, Thousand Oaks. Members work to improve their communication skills in a fun setting. Contact: Anita. Phone: 805.657.0093. Web: 2549330.toastmastersclubs.org.

Moorpark Democratic Club

7 p.m. at Meridian Hills rec room, 6801 Breezy Glen Drive, Moorpark. Meet-and-greet at 6:30 p.m. Representative from Ventura County Public Works speaks on current and planned projects in the Moorpark area. Phone: 805.338.5582. Email: moorparkdemocrats@gmail.com.

Conejo Gem And Mineral Club

7:30 p.m. at 403 Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Mary Pat Weber speaks about “Stromatolites, Earth’s oldest fossils”and shows specimens from her personal collection. No charge. Contact: Deb or Rob Sankovich. Phone: 805.494.7734. Email: rmsorca@roadrunner.com. Web: www.cgamc.org.

FRI., JAN. 13

Westlake Village Encore Club

9:30 a.m. at Westlake Yacht Club, 32123 Lindero Canyon Road. Artists Ronald and Sheila Ruiz discuss creating their bronze sculptures. Coffee and refreshments served. Contact: Evelyn. Phone: 805.496.1205.

Moorpark Women’s Fortnightly Club

9:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Moorpark Country Club, 11800 Championship Drive. Operation Blankets of Love presents the program. Luncheon cost: $23. RSVP required. Contact: JoAnn. Email: joac1627@gmail.com.

SAT., JAN. 14

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. Discussion of ways to support newly elected officials. Election of club officers. Champagne brunch: $25. RSVP requested. Phone: 805.498.7261.

Coats For Casa Coat Drive

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Three Springs Park, 3000 Three Springs Drive, Westlake Village. Snow for sledding and playing. Free coffee and smoothies. Kids’ crafts and a visit from a famous ice princess. Bring new or gently used winter coats, sweaters, hoodies, mittens/ gloves, hats and scarves (all sizes) to benefit children of Casa Pacifica.

Conejo Valley Writers

Noon to 2:30 p.m. at Goebel Community Adult Center, Foothill Lupin Room, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Optional BYO brown bag lunch at noon. Program at 12:30 p.m. Dennis Mathis speaks on “how to make a story come alive.”Activities on“writing resolutions revisited.” Web: www.meetup.com/ ConejoValleyWriters.

SUN., JAN. 15

Bingo Marathon

10 a.m. doors open at Temple Etz Chaim, 1080 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Games begin at noon. International-style lunch provided free with marathon buy-in. Reservations requested. Phone: 805.497.6891.

Watch And Clock Association

Noon at campus student center, Ventura College, 4667 Telegraph Road, Ventura. Informal workshop on clocks or watches at 11 a.m. David Spong presents main program on “replacing the verge on an American clock.” Watches and clocks on display. Admission: $3. Optional lunch for $5 more. Web: www.nawcc-ch190.com.

MON., JAN. 16

Conejo Valley Quilters

6:30 p.m. at Pederson Hall, Ascension Lutheran Church, 1600 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. No guest fee for this meeting. Silent auction, prizes, Trash to Treasure items for sale. Bring bags to take home purchases; no bags available at the meeting.

TUES., JAN. 17

Agoura Hills Acoustic Music Club

6 p.m. at private home in Agoura Hills. Potluck dinner at 6 p.m. Song circle from 7 to 10 p.m. Instrumentalists, singers, songwriters and listeners welcome. Call or email for address. Contact: Steve Berman. Phone: 310. 699.5755. Email: sberman@ucla.edu.

Conejo Valley Genealogical Society

6:30 p.m. at Grant Brimhall Library, 1401 Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Barbara Randall speaks on “portable scanners, a wonderful tool.”

WED., JAN. 18

Wellness Fest

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Goebel Adult Community Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Theme: “Visit the island of health and wellness.” Free admission. Lunch provided to seniors who have picked up an advance ticket at the Goebel Center. Conejo Recreation and Park District sponsors. Contact: Rick Tanaka. Phone: 805.381. 2742. Web: crpd.org/wellness.

Simi Valley Stamp And Coin Club

1 to 3 p.m. at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. Presentations, show-and-tell, auctions. Contact: Steve Thomas. Phone: 818. 312.6898.

Simi Valley Democratic Club

7 p.m. at Simi Valley Town Center community room, 1555 Town Center Way. S.V. Mayor Bob Huber discusses the state of the city. Refreshments served. Contact: Camilla Gonzales. Phone: 805.914.9289.

Ukulele Song Circle

7 to 10 p.m. at Thousand Oaks Instrumental Music, 1501 E. T.O. Blvd. Players and singers of all skill levels perform music of all genres and originals. Contact: Pat Cronin. Phone: 805.236. 7958.


Woodland Hills Woman’s Club

10 a.m. at Woodland Hills Country Club, 21150 Dumetz Road. Representatives from Center for Assault Treatment Services give the program. Luncheon cost: $25. RSVP required. Contact: Jane Leisure. Phone: 818.225. 0843.

Pleasant Valley Garden Club

10:15 a.m. at Seventh-day Adventist Church, 3975 E. Las Posas Road, Camarillo. James Adams, professor of pharmacology and Chumash healer, speaks on “Healing with medicinal plants of the west.” Snacks served. Contact: Teri. Phone: 805.482.6933.

Channel Islands Gulls

11 a.m. at Greek at the Harbor, 1583 Spinnaker Drive, Ventura Harbor. Social hour at 11 a.m. Luncheon and program at noon. Greek dancing, raffle drawing. Proceeds go to local charities. Lunch cost: $30 prepaid. RSVP required. Contact: Shirley. Phone: 805.263.6062.

Thousand Oaks Stamp Club

6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Goebel Adult Community Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, T.O. Contact: Rick McHenry. Phone: 805. 405.4566.

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