2012-02-16 / Calendar



Pleasant Valley

Garden Club 10:30 a.m. at Seventh-day Adventist Church, 3965 Las Posas Road, Camarillo. Donna Kashola of Tea Liteful speaks on “All Things About Tea.” Contact: Sandy. Phone: 805.484.5484.

Republican Women 5 to 7 p.m. at Disabled American Veterans Hall, 6543 Corbin Ave., WH. Guest speaker Nerlin Froyd. Free hors d’oeuvres, no-host bar.

Happy Ukulele Club 6 to 8 p.m. at Denny’s restaurant, 50 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., T.O. Email: tohappyuke@yahoo.com.

Patriots For Liberty 7 p.m. in Newbury Park. Screening of film “Atlas Shrugged Part 1” (90 minutes). Ayn Rand expert leads questions and answers. RSVP required. Address given on confirmation. Phone: 805.262.2477.

Conejo Valley Cloggers 7:15 to 9 p.m. at Old Meadows Center, 1600 Marview Drive, Thousand Oaks. Valentine’s Day dance with clogging. No partner needed, for all ages. $6. Free for observer or first beginner class. Phone: 805.796.0616. Web: www.conejocloggers.com.

Amateur Radio Club 7:30 p.m. at East County Sheriff ’s Station, 2101 E. Olsen Road, T.O. Presentation on amateur radio antennas. Contact: David Singer. Phone: 805. 377.2459. Web: www.cvarc.org.

Bonsai Society 7:30 p.m. at Westlake Village Community Center, 31200 Oak Crest Drive. Bob Pressler of Kimura Bonsai Nursery discusses proper methods for repotting trees. Refreshments. Phone: 805.495.7480.

FRI., FEB. 17 Conejo Valley Republican

Women Federated 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Los Robles Greens Golf Course, 299 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Joel Strom, DDS, fellow at Jess Unruh Institute of Politics at USC, speaks on “Doc Squads: The National Healthcare Surrogate Speaking Team.” $27 for buffet, dessert. Nohost bar. RSVP. Phone: 805.379.0036. Email: CVRWF@verizon.net.

Simi Valley Republican

Women Federated 11:30 a.m. at Junkyard restaurant, 2585 Cochran St., Simi Valley. Debra Tash speaks on sustainable development versus sustainable freedom. $15 for lunch, cash or check at door. RSVP. Contact: Laurie Nowland. Phone: 805.583.0479. Email: laurieinsimi@gmail.com.

Simi Valley

Art Association 7 p.m. in community room, Simi Valley Library, 2969 Tapo Canyon Road. Pong Apinyavat gives watercolor painting demo. $5 members, $7 guests. Contact: Pat Duggan. Phone: 805.583.8044. West Valley Folk Dancers 7:15 to 10 p.m. at Canoga Park Senior Center, 7326 Jordan Ave. U.S. mixer “Steppin’ Out,” Armenian line dance “Loree Agcheek” performed. Wear soft shoes. $5. Phone: 818.591.9078. Email: hobnoblax@roadrunner.com.

Camarillo Cafe At Camarillo Community Center, 1605 E. Burnley St. Open mike sign-ups 7:30 p.m. Show starts 8 p.m. $15 at door. Refreshments available. Phone: 805.523.2682. Email: WhatsHappening@CamarilloCafe.com. Web: www.CamarilloCafe.com.

SAT., FEB. 18

Civil War Encampment 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at Strathearn Historical Park, 137 Strathearn Place, Simi Valley. Union and Confederate reenactors camp overnight. Lincoln impersonator gives Gettysburg Address. $5 over age 12. $3 ages 5 to 12. Under 5 free. Phone: 805.526.6453. Web: www.simihistory.com.

Ventura County

Genealogical Society 1 p.m. at LDS Family History Center, 3501 Loma Vista Road, Ventura. Free for guests. Books and supplies for sale. Contact: Gayle Wolcott. Phone: 805. 987.8614.

Free Concert 2 to 3:30 p.m. at Gardens of the World, 2001 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. U.S. Air Force Band of the Golden West plays. Bring lawn seating and food. No alcohol, smoking, glass containers or pets. Contact: Marianne Coulson. Phone: 805.557.1135. Email: Coulson@hoganfoundation.org.

Rogers & Hammerstein’s

‘Cinderella’ 2:30 p.m. at La Reina High School, 106 W. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. 2:30 p.m. Feb. 19 and 25. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 18, 24 and 25. $8 adults, $5 students and children. Contact: Robin Privat. Phone: 805.495. 6494. Web: www.lareina.com.

Rock For A Cause

Benefit Concert 5 to 10 p.m. at Franky’s Place, 456 E. Main St., Ventura. Local bands perform. Fundraiser for Free Clinic of Simi Valley’s dental clinic. $3 admission. Web: www.facebook.com/ Rock4aCause.

Wheelchair Drive 5 to 8 p.m. today, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at Living Oaks Community Church, 1033 Business Center Drive, Newbury Park. Drop off used wheelchairs for donation to Joni and Friends Wheels for the World ministry. Contact: Sally Kappen. Phone: 805. 376. 800.

Mardi Gras Ball 6 p.m. at Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Champagne reception, silent and live auctions, jazz band, dinner, big band dancing, crowning King and Queen. Benefit for Community Conscience/ Under One Roof. $150. Contact: Cindy Brand. Phone: 805.494. 3543.

Year Of The

Dragon Celebration 7 p.m. at Kavli Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. T.O. Blvd. Conejo Chinese Cultural Association presents carnival, magic, masquerade for Chinese New Year. $15 to $30. Phone: 818.274.9552

Public Star Party 7 p.m. at Charles Temple Observatory, Moorpark College, 7075 Campus Road. Observe night sky with high-quality telescopes. Slide lecture. Free star map. Bring flashlight, dress warmly. Rain will cancel. $2 donation. For ages 8 and up. Contact: Carl Ashley. Phone: 805.642. 5166. Email:vcas1@aol.com. Web: www.vcas.org.

‘Hamlet, Prince

Of Denmark’ 7:30 p.m. at Four Friends Hall, 1408 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., T.O. California Shakespeare Company presents classic drama through March 11. Fridays and Saturdays 7:30 p.m., Sundays 3 p.m. Advance tickets $17 adults, $15 students and seniors. At the door $20 adults, $18 students and seniors. Phone: 805.498.3354. Web: www.californiashakespearcompany.org.

Thousand Oaks

Dance Club 7:30 to 10 p.m. at Goebel Senior Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Music by The Rhythm Kings. Ballroom, swing, waltz. Singles and couples welcome. $7. Phone: 805.381.2744.

SUN., FEB. 19

Baroque Chamber

Players Concert 4:30 p.m. in Dudley House conference hall, N. Ashwood Avenue and Loma Vista Road, Ventura. Music by Vivaldi. Refreshments. $20 donation, free parking. Phone: 805.827.8722. Email: southdesigns@yahoo.com. Web: cavitmuzik.com/baroque.

MON., FEB. 20 Storytelling For Children 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. at Reagan Library, 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley. Storyteller Jim Woodard describes the making of the first American flag. Free. Contact: Jim Woodard. Email: storyjim@aol.com. Web: www.jimwoodard.net.

Conejo Valley Quilters 6:30 p.m. at Palm Garden Hotel, 495 N. Ventu Park Road, Newbury Park. Cathie Hoover shares her work. Guest fee $5. All levels of quilters welcome. Web: www.conejovalleyquilters.com.

Freethinkers Of

Ventura County 7 p.m. at Round Table Pizza, 880 Arneill Road, Camarillo. Jimmy Meadowcroft of Red Cross discusses disaster preparedness. Free. Contact: Jeanean. Phone: 805.405. 7389. Web: www.ftvc.org.

Urban Cougars 7: 15 to 8: 30 p. m. at Rockpointe Clubhouse, 22300 Devonshire St., Chatsworth. Jeff Sikick of National Park Service discusses protection of mountain lions in local mountains. Free. Phone: 818.340.7357. Web: www.ssmpa.com.

Conejo Valley

Toastmasters 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at 1 Baxter Way, Westlake Village. Learn public speaking. Free for guests. Contact: Anita Garatie. Phone: 805. 657.0093. Email: a_ garatie@hotmail.com.

TUES., FEB. 21

Camarillo Kiwanis Noon at Round Table Pizza, 880 Arneill Road, Camarillo. Guest speaker Debra Mott, weather forecaster. No lunch. Contact: Darryl Sobelman. Phone: 805.484.1604.

Greatest Generations

Senior Group 2 p.m. in social hall, Temple Adat Elohim, 2420 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Singer-guitarist Dave Winstone performs. Free. Contact: Bill Berger. Phone: 818.889. 1370.

Marine Mobile Lab 3:15 to 4:30 p.m. at Our Lady of Malibu School, 3625 S. Winter Canyon Road, Malibu. See fish from the Pacific Ocean, touch tank. Marine biologist answers questions. Free. Phone: 810.456.8071.

Conejo Valley

Genealogical Society 6:45 to 8:45 p.m. at Grant Brimhall Library, 1401 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Carl Boyer III speaks on “American presidents: How they fit into your family.” Guests welcome. Contact: B. Brown. Phone: 805.390. 6865.

WED., FEB. 22

Conejo Valley

Garden Club 10:30 a.m. at United Methodist Church of Thousand Oaks, 1000 E. Janss Road. Camille Van Ast demonstrates flower arranging. Beverly Switzer gives hands-on workshop on flower design. Bring sack lunch to eat. Contact: Lillian. Phone: 805.498.1623.

Thousand Oaks

Woman’s Club 11 a.m. at Los Robles Greens Golf Course, 299 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Stephanie Sayre of Wings of Discovery discusses birds of the world. $21 for luncheon. RSVP. Contact: Cathy McCafferty. Phone: 805.263.6501.

Women’s Information

Network Simi Valley 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Sutter’s Mill, 3885 Cochran St., Unit A, Simi Valley. Bryon Walls discusses crime safety. Luncheon cost $22.50 members, $26 guests. RSVP. Web: www.womensinfonetwork.com.

Simi Valley/Moorpark

Democratic Club 6 p.m. at Simi Valley Library community room, 2969 Tapo Canyon Road. Community activist Jodell Haws discusses Proposition 8. Contact: Richard Carter. Phone: 805. 210.6061.


Marketplace And

Mega Mixer 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Grand Vista Hotel, 999 Enchanted Way, Simi Valley. Local businesses showcase products and services. Open to public. Contact: Patrick Ellis. Phone: 805. 529.0322.

School Movie Screening 6 p.m. at Goebel Senior Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. One Spark Academy screens documentary “Forks Over Knives.” Dinner, movie, discussion panel. $20. Any proceeds go to academy, Forks Over Knives. Contact: Laura Erlig. Email: laura@onesparkacademy.com.

Ventura County

Rose Society 6:30 p.m. at Ventura County Office of Education Conference Center, 5100 Adolfo Road, Camarillo. Consulting rosarian Suzanne Horn speaks on “The Magic of Microminiature Roses.” Contact: Dawn- Marie Johnson. Phone: 805.523.9003. Web: www.venturarose.org.

FRI., FEB. 24 Ventura County Alumnae

Delta Sigma Theta 7 p.m. at the Plaza Cinema, 255 W. Fifth St., Oxnard. Red carpet screening of Tyler Perry’s movie “Good Deeds.” All proceeds benefit scholarships, service projects. $13. Email: events@dstvcac.org. Web: www.dstvcac.org.

SAT., FEB. 25

Life Vines Wine Tasting 4 to 7 p.m. at Malibou Lake Mountain Club, 29033 Lake Vista Drive, Agoura Hills. Wines from local wineries, food samples from restaurants. Silent auction. Benefit for ALS Association. $75. Contact: Jamie. Phone: 818.865.8067. Email: jaronson@alsagoldenwest.org.

Woodland Hills

Woman’s Club 6:45 p.m. at St. Bernadine’s Catholic Church, 6061 Valley Circle Drive, Woodland Hills. Fundraiser bunco party with door prizes, free dessert table. Beer and wine for sale. $15. Contact: Beverly Ulis. Phone: 818.883. 2381.

Curling Open House 7:15 p.m. Simi Valley Iceoplex, 131 W. Easy St., Simi Valley. $20 per person. All skill levels welcome.

SUN., FEB. 26

Cupcake Camp 1 to 4 p.m. at Westlake Village Inn, 31943 Agoura Road. Fundraiser for the Wellness Community Valley/Ventura. Cupcake tastings, baker contest, cake auction, crafts boutique, cupcake eating contest, princess costume parade. $20 for four tastings, milk, coffee. Phone: 805.448.7336. Web: www.cupcakecampconejovalley.com.

MON., FEB. 27

Coyote Education Night 7 p.m. at Founders Hall, Calabasas Public Library, 200 Civic Center Drive. Calabasas Environmental Commission presents information on co-existing with coyotes, protecting one’s home. Free. RSVP requested. Email: coyotes@cityofcalabasas.com.

TUES., FEB. 28

Conejo Valley

Organic Garden Club 6: 30 to 8 p. m. at Newbury Park Library, 2331 Borchard Road. Tips to plan spring vegetable and berry garden. Contact: Mary. Phone: 805.795.3887. Web: www.conejoorganicgardening.org.

WED., FEB. 29

Ventura County

Classical Guitar Society 7 p.m. at Camarillo Recreation and Park District Senior Center, 1605 Burnley St. Michael Nigro and the Vanguard University Guitar Ensemble perform at 8 p.m. Public welcome. Phone: 805.482.6224. Web: www.vccgs.com.


Camarillo Women’s Club 11 a.m. at Wedgewood Banquet Center, 901 Sterling Hills Drive, Camarillo. Harvey Family Irish Dancers perform. $20 for lunch. RSVP. Contact: Carolyn. Phone: 805.482. 6919.

Ventura Go Red

For Women 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Health expo, healthy luncheon, guest speakers. Sponsored by American Heart Association. $125. Contact: Danielle Dietz. Phone: 213.291.7048. Web: www.VenturaGoRedLuncheon.org.

Madera Toastmasters Noon in conference room in cafeteria, Bank of America, 450 American St., Simi Valley. Learn public speaking. Contact: Dan Waldman. Phone: 805. 901.4435.

Democratic Club

Of Camarillo 6:15 p.m. in Orchid Building, 816 Camarillo Springs, Camarillo. Dr. Herb Gooch moderates forum with state Senate candidates Jason Hodge and Hannah-Beth Jackson. Open to public. Phone: 805.484.6601.

‘Almost, Maine’ 8 p.m. in Black Box Studio Theatre, Theatre Arts Building, north side of Memorial Parkway, California Lutheran University campus, Thousand Oaks. 8 p.m. March 2 and 3. 4 p.m. March 4. Student drama production. Free. Phone: 805.493.3416.


AAUW Coffee And Chat 9 a.m. at Side Street Cafe, 5652 Lawrence Drive, Newbury Park. Prospective members welcome. Contact: Narda. Phone: 805.493.2138. Email: pfargot@verizon.net.

McCrea Ranch Pioneer

Crafts And Games 10 a.m. to noon at McCrea Ranch (address mailed to registered guests). Children ages 6 to 10 can play oldfashioned games, make leather craft, decorate bandanna, rope a steer. $25 per child. Sponsored by CRPD. RSVP required. Phone: 805.495.2163.

Ventura Gem Show At Ventura County Fairgrounds, Seaside Park, Ventura. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Gems, minerals, fossils on display. Jewelry, exhibits, demos, children’s activities, raffle, silent auction, plant sale, country store. Free admission. Sponsored by Ventura Gem and Mineral Society. Contact: Rob Sankovich. Phone: 805. 494.7734. Web: www.vgms.org.

SUN., MARCH 4 Conejo Valley CROP Walk Registration noon at Lundring Event Center, Sports Complex on Olsen Road, California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks. Walk begins at 1 p.m. Six- or four-mile route. 20-minute campus stroll for seniors, disabled, young children. No entry fee. Contact: Sherrill. Phone: 805.492.3674.

Movie Walk 3:30 to 5 p.m. at Chaparral Park, 217 N. Medea Creek Lane, Oak Park. Leaders discuss history of Medea Creek and Simi Ridge as movie location. Familyfriendly walk. Rain cancels. RSVP. Email: harry.medved@fandango.com.

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