2017-08-04 / Calendar


SAT., AUG. 5

Thousand Oaks AAUW

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

Gardening Workshop

10 a.m. at Las Flores Community Garden, 1305 E. Avenida de Las Flores, Thousand Oaks. Cooking class and recipe swap. No charge to attend.

Free Family Fun Day

1 to 5 p.m. in parking lot, First Baptist Church, 1601 Temple Ave., Camarillo. Open house/block party. Praise music, ministry, multicultural food, Jolly Jumps, financial classes, CPR training, blood drive, community garden tours and planting experience for kids. Raffle drawings every 30 minutes. Phone: 805.484.2879.

SUN., AUG. 6

Elks Car Show And Chili Cook-Off

8 a.m. at Elks Lodge, 1561 Kuehner Drive, Simi Valley. Breakfast buffet at 8 a.m. Vintage and customized cars on display. Music, vote for favorite chili. Barbecue hamburgers, hot dogs and beverages for sale. Funds raised go to charity. Call to enter a vehicle. Contact: Ted Poliskey. Phone: 805.304.0891.

Jewish Genealogical Society

1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Temple Adat Elohim, 2420 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Guests and members can sign up at president@JGSCV.org to briefly share a success, failure, brick wall or artifact. Guests attend free. Contact: Jan Meisels Allen. Phone: 818.889.7716.

Summer Jazz Concert Series

5 to 6:30 p.m. at Gardens of the World, 2001 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., T.O. Jazz harpist Lori Andrews and keyboardist Gregg Karukas perform.. Bring lawn seating and picnics. No smoking, glass containers, alcohol or pets. Free admission. No parking on site. Free street parking; paid parking in T.O. Civic Arts Plaza structure. Phone: 805.557.1135. Email: info@ gardensoftheworld.info.

MON., AUG. 7

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.

Conejo Cactus And Succulent Society

7 p.m. at Elks Lodge, 158 N. Conejo School Road, Thousand Oaks. Steve Frieze, owner of Desert Creations, talks about his monthlong journey to Brazil in “Brazil: where cactus and orchids coexist.”Refreshments served. New guests receive a free plant. Email: ConejoCSS@hotmail.com.


Fiesta On The Rancho

9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Leonis Adobe, 23537 Calabasas Road, Calabasas. Kids learn about life on 1800s ranch. Live music. Admission: $6 for ages 2 and up. Free for museum members and kids under 2. Phone: 818.222.6511. Web: www.leonisadobemuseum.org.

Conejo Craft Club

6 p.m. in Westlake Village. Founding meeting. For those who sew, draw, paint, make jewelry or do needlework. Call for location. No charge to attend. Phone: 805.559.9521.

Ventura County Writers Club

7 p.m. at 1605 Burnley St., Camarillo. Edward D. Webster discusses his memoir, “A Year of Sundays: Taking the Plunge and Our Cat to Explore Europe.” Free to attend. Contact: Sheli Ellsworth. Phone: 805. 499.3490.

California Hunters’ Alliance

7 to 9 p.m. at 3475 Old Conejo Road, Ste. C-2, Newbury Park. All types of hunting welcome: bow, rifle or other. Email: ca.hunters.alliance@gmail.com.

WED., AUG. 9

Poetry At The Library

6 to 7:45 p.m. at Newbury Park Library, 2331 Borchard Road. Open mic poetry readings. Open to all. No charge.

Ventura County Camera Club

6:30 p.m. at Poinsettia Pavilion, 3451 Foothill Road, Ventura. Instructional workshop on image processing and showing/discussion of club members’ images. Phone: 805.908.5663. Web: www.VenturaCountyCameraClub.com.

Simi Valley Quilt Guild

7 p.m. in Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. Program by Shawnee Miller. Guest fee: $5. Contact: Sue Singer. Phone: 805.522. 2454. Web: simivalleyquiltguild.org.

Democratic Club Of Conejo Valley

7 p.m. at North Ranch Center, 1400 N. Westlake Blvd., Thousand Oaks. Social networking at 6:30 p.m. Journalist and author Nomi Prins speaks on “Fake money, systemic risk and Goldman back in the White House.” Phone: 805.231.4152.

Ventura County Dog Fanciers Association

7:30 p.m. at Camarillo Animal Shelter, 600 Aviation Drive. Founding meeting of club for people who love dogs. Free pizza for members and guests. Leave pets at home. RSVP required. Contact: Donna. Email: Hollysams@aol.com.


Simi Valley Community Council

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Rancho Santa Susana Community Center, room A, 5005-C E. Los Angeles Ave., Simi Valley. Floyd Martin and Jim Lightfoot discuss the service projects of the Kiwanis Club of Simi Valley. Luncheon cost: $18 cash or check. Web: www.svcommunitycouncil.org.

‘Little Black Dress’

5 to 9 p.m. at Quail Ranch, Simi Valley (address given upon RSVP). Fashion show, dancing, silent auction, raffle. Soroptimist Simi Valley hosts. Fundraiser for educational grants and girls’ mentoring program. Tickets: $75 includes dinner, wine and champagne. Web: http://soroptimistsv.org/littleblack dress.

JNET Thousand Oaks

6:30 to 9 p.m. at Temple Etz Chaim, 1080 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Networking for Jewish business owners, employers and employees. No charge to attendfirst two meetings. Contact: Steve Marche. Phone: 805. 374.6000. Email: ThousandOaks@ JNETonline.org. Web: www.jnetonline.org.

Oakbrook Chumash Indian Museum Speaker

7 p.m. at 3290 Lang Ranch Pkwy., Thousand Oaks. Timonty Henry, Ph.D., Cal State Fullerton, speaks on making a dictionary for the Ventureño Chumash language, working with a fragmented language and designing a database for academic study. Admission: $5 adults, $3 children and seniors. Phone: 805.492.8076. Email: education@chumashmuseum.org. Web: www.chumashmuseum.org.

Westlake Village Toastmasters

7 to 8:15 p.m. at Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce, 600 Hampshire Road, room 202. Improve speaking skills. RSVP requested. 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. Potluck barbecue, discussion of local politics. Phone: 805.338.5582. Email: moorparkdemocrats@gmail.com.

FRI., AUG. 11

Newcomers-Encore Club Of Conejo Valley

9:45 a.m. outside the food court, The Oaks mall, Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Chat with members, learn about club activities, meet new people. Contact: Sharon. Phone: 805.529.9048.

Folk Dancing

7:15 to 10 p.m. weekly at Senior Center, 7326 Jordan Ave., Canoga Park. Learn two dances each week. No experience or partner necessary. First night free. Phone: 818.368.1957.

SAT., AUG. 12

Free Hike

8 to 10:30 a.m. Explore Lang Ranch Loop, 4.5-mile moderate hike with elevation gain of 750 feet. Meet at trailhead, 0.8 mile east on Lang Ranch Parkway off Westlake Boulevard. Call for driving directions. Contact: CRPD. Phone: 805.495.2163

Conejo Valley Writers

Noon to 2:30 p.m. at Goebel Adult Community Center, Card Room, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Optional

BYO brown bag lunch at noon. Program at 12:30 p.m. Members read and critique writing. Table discussion on pacing, prose and page turners. Web: www.meetup.com/ ConejoValleyWriters.

Summer Art Party And Concert

5 to 10 p.m. in Westlake Village. Wine, live music. Connect with local artists. Benefit for the Love and Loss Project of Conejo Valley Hospice and Nebunele Theatre. Address provided with ticket purchase. Tickets: $25 to $85 plus online service fee. Web: www.nebunele.com.

Movies At The Adobe

6 p.m. at Reyes Adobe Historical Site, 30400 Rainbow Crest Drive, Agoura Hills. “The Graduate” (parental discretion advised) screens at dusk. Bring blankets, foam pads or pillows for outdoor ground seating. Picnics welcome; snacks and drinks for sale. No pets or barbecues. Free admission but preregistration is required. Phone: 818.597.7361. Web: www.91301.org.

SUN., AUG. 13

Simi Valley Jazz/Dance Club

1 to 4:30 p.m. at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. Open jam session from 1 to 3 p.m. Studio C Dance Band performs from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Admission: $10 for nonmembers. Phone: 805.915.7712.

Old-Time Country Bluegrass Gospel Music

2 to 4 p.m. at Poinsettia Pavilion, 3451 Foothill Road, Ventura. Free concert. Phone: 805.517.1131. Web: www.oldcountry-grassband.com.

Summer Concert In The Park

5 to 7 p.m. at Conejo Community Park, 1175 Hendrix Ave., Thousand Oaks. Green Today: a tribute to Green Day and Blink-180TRUE: a tribute to Blink-182 perform. Bring lawn seating and picnics. Leave pets at home. Free admission. Off-site parking only; on-site parking for vehicles with handicap placards. Web: www.crpd.org/concerts.

Summer Jazz Concert Series

5 to 6:30 p.m. at Gardens of the World, 2001 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., T.O. Latin guitar group Incendio performs. Bring lawn seating and picnics. No smoking, glass containers, alcohol or pets. Free admission. Free street parking; paid parking in T.O. Civic Arts Plaza structure. Phone: 805.557.1135. Email: info@ gardensoftheworld.info.

WED., AUG. 16

Soroptimist International Of Oxnard

7:30 a.m. at Courtyard Marriott, 600 Esplanade Drive, Oxnard. Gwynneth Doyle with Legalshield and ID Shield speaks on identity protection. Guests are asked to RSVP. Email: ladyktw@yahoo.com. Web: http://oxnardsoroptimist.org.


Channel Islands Gulls

11 a.m. at Corinthian Yacht Club, 2600 S. Harbor Blvd., Oxnard. Social hour at 11 a.m., luncheon at noon. View and buy donated used jewelry. Silent auction, sale of table centerpieces. Proceeds benefit local charities. Lunch cost: $30. RSVP requested. Contact: Shirley. Phone: 805.824.4005.

‘Born Into This’ Screening

6:30 to 9 p.m. at Museum of Ventura County, 100 Main St., Ventura. Screening of documentary of 1960s poet Charles Bukowski. Ventura County poet laureate Phil Taggart reads from Bukowski’s writings. No-host bar open. Admission: free to museum members, $5 for nonmembers. Phone: 805.653.0323. Web: www.venturamuseum.org.

SAT., AUG. 19

Wings Over Camarillo Air Show

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Sunday at Camarillo Airport. Veterans’ events. Military aircraft, antique cars and motorcycles on display. Airplane rides. Food vendors. WWII reenactment camp, Kiddy Korner, STEM Pavilion with science activities. Aerobatic plane performances. Net profits go to nonprofits that promote youths in science and aviation. General admission: $12 to $17 in advance, $15 to $20 at door. Ages 12 and under free. VIP Chalet: $110 to $120 adult, $80 kids age 6 to 12 with paid adult. Fees for garage parking and seating upgrades. Web: www.wingsovercamarillo.com.

Blowout Book Sale

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Simi Valley Public Library, community room, 2969 Tapo Canyon Road. Fill a bag of books for $3 or a box for $5. All proceeds benefit the library. Paid members enter at 9 a.m.; memberships sold at door.

Chowder Tasting And Competition

2 to 6 p.m. at Channel Islands Maritime Museum, 3900 Bluefin Circle, Oxnard. Tickets include free chowder samples, wine tasting and desserts. Guests vote for People’s Choice award. Proceeds benefit museum programs. Tickets: $23 presale, $30 at door. Web: www.cimmvc.org.

Guided Labyrinth Walk

7 to 8:30 p.m. at labyrinth behind St. Columba’s Episcopal Church, 1251 Las Posas Road, Camarillo. Theme: “Fire Within.” Finger labyrinths available. Free. Phone: 805.582.8832. Web: www.stcolumbaca.com.

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. Free dance lesson from 6:30 to 7:20 p.m. Theme: “Hawaiian.” Denis Lapron and the Time Machine band performs. Male dance hosts, refreshments, door prizes. Admission: $8.

SUN., AUG. 20

Watch And Clock Association

Noon at campus student center, Ventura College, 4667 Telegraph Road. Informal workshop at 11 a.m. Items for sale. Dave Coatsworth gives talk on collecting private-label watches. Admission: $3. Optional lunch: $5 more. Web: www.nawcc-ch190.com.

AAUW Simi Valley

1 to 3 p.m. at 195 Tierra Rejada Road, Simi Valley. Coffee, tea and come and see. RSVP requested. Contact: Judy. Phone: 805.527.6292.

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