2012-04-12 / Dining & Entertainment



Woodland Hills Republican Women

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Woodland Hills Country Club, 21150 Dumetz Road. Al Ramirez and the Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson speak on “Stop Obama’s socialist change.” Book signing. $22 luncheon. Contact: Jane. Phone: 818.225.0843.

Independent Writers Of Southern California

10 a.m. to noon at Sherwood Country Club, golf club meeting room, 320 W. Stafford Road, Thousand Oaks. Writers network, critique work. RSVP. Email: sharon_ schnell@yahoo.com.

Somis Thursday Club

Noon at clubhouse, 5380 Bell St., Somis. Senior Dep. Sean Britt speaks on law enforcement. $15 luncheon. Phone: 805.583.2260.

Simi Settlers Amateur Radio Club

7 p.m. at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. Al Febraro discusses DStar System and Flex Radio. Contact: Rick Galbraith. Phone: 805. 433.4513.


Seashore Porcelain Artists

9:30 a.m. at Camarillo Evangelical Free Church, 2315 Ventura Blvd., Camarillo. Barbara Duncan gives demonstration. Contact: Ingrid. Phone: 805.649.9381. Email: ischuh0506@aol.com.

Moorpark Women’s Fortnightly Club

9:45 a.m. at Moorpark Country Club, 11800 Championship Drive. Jeff Schnaufer speaks on memoir writing. $20 for luncheon. RSVP. Contact: Diana Fowler. Phone: 805.529. 9760. Email: mom2jt@sbcglobal.net. Web: www.mpfortnightly.webs.com.

Anime Night

7 p.m. at Arroyo Vista Recreation Center, 4550 Tierra Rejada Road, Moorpark. Anime film viewing, karaoke, cosplay fashion contest, anime drawing contest with prizes. Open to all middle and high school-aged youths. $3 per person at door. Phone: 805.517.6300. Web: www. ci.moorpark.ca.us.

‘Smokey Joe’s Cafe’

At Sequoia Middle School auditorium, 2855 Borchard Road, Newbury Park. 7 p.m. today and April 20. 2 and 7 p.m. April 14 and 21. Musical with ’50s and ’60s pop standards by Leiber and Stoller. Sponsored by Sequoia Singers Booster Club. $7. Email: p.roachisom@gmail.com.


Musical opens at Santa Susana High School, 3570 Cochran St., Simi Valley. 7:30 p.m. today and April 20; 2 and 7:30 p.m. April 14 and 21. For all ages. Web: www.santasusana.org.

‘The Laramie Project’

Play opens at Camarillo Skyway Playhouse, 330 Skyway Drive. Through May 13. 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays. Talkback sessions after each performance. Not recommended for small children. $18 adults. $13 students, seniors, military. Phone: 805.388.5716. Email: boxoffce@skywayplayhouse.org.

Fireside Concert

8 p.m. at Borchard Community Center, 190 Reino Road, Newbury Park. Brad Colerick, Robby Longley and Border Radio perform. $9, adults only. Seatingffrst come,frst served. Contact: Bob Kroll. Phone: 805.499. 2930. Email: firesidebobkroll@aol.com.


Camarillo Kiwanis 5K/10K

At Camarillo Community Center, 1605 Burnley St. 5K race 7:30 a.m. 10K starts 8 a.m. Free parking, refreshments, cofee, rafe. $30 entry fee on race day. Contact: Bob Gaboury. Phone: 805.390.9312. Web: http:// KiwanisClubofCamarillo.com.

Electronic Waste Recycling Event

9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Tierra Linda School, 1201 Woodcreek Road, Camarillo. Old or broken electronic devices collected. No limit, free. No refrigerators, washers or dryers. PTA fundrasier.

Democratic Women’s Council Conejo Valley

9 to 11 a.m. champagne brunch at Boccaccio’s restaurant, The Landing, 32123 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village. Rochelle Secholler moderates program on the campaign for newly drawn 26th Congressional District. $20. RSVP requested. Phone: 805.495.1515.

Emergency Preparedness Fair

9 a.m. to noon at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 3645 N. Moorpark Road,Thousand Oaks. Demos onffrst aid, food storage, ham radio use. Red Cross,ffre and police departments participate. Information on joining DART (Disaster Assistance Response Team). Free, for all ages.

Simi Valley Arbor Day

10 a.m. at Veterans Plaza, Rancho Tapo Community Park, 3700 Avenida Simi. Student poster contest, program by Dept. of Urban Forestry, tree planting, educational workshops on gardening and conservation. Free trees, seedling and compost to residents. Contact: Jerry Clark. Phone: 805. 583.6393.

Scandinavian Festival

10 a.m. today and Sunday at California Lutheran University, 60 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. Marketplace, folk dancing, music, children’s crafts, games, maypole, Viking camp, cultural presentations, food booths with Scandinavian fare. Opening ceremony with traditional costumes. Scandinavian church service 10:30 a.m. Sunday. $7 adults; children under 12 are free. Web: http://scandinaviancenter.org.

Spring Carnival And Open House

10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Boys & Girls Club of Simi Valley, 2850 Lemon Drive. Jumpers, crafts, carnival games, raffes. Carnival food for sale. Free admission. Phone: 805.527.4437. Web: www.bgcsimi.com.

You Belong@Your Library

11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Westlake Village Library, 31220 Oak Crest Drive. Puzzle day all day. Sessions on using Nook and Overdrive. Harpist Peggy Skomal plays at 3 p.m. Free, for all ages. Phone: 818.865.9230.

Brandon’s Buddies

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Brandon’s Village, 25801 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Calabasas. Integrated play for children of all abilities. Crafts, entertainment, treats, face painting. RSVP. Contact: Dina Kaplan. Phone: 818.222. 8118. Email: brandonsbuddies@pacbell.net.

Health And Fitness Expo

11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today at Simi Valley Town Center. 6 to 11 a.m. at Rancho Santa Susana Community Park on Sunday. Products and services that promote healthy living. Held in conjunction with Gator Run. Free. Phone: 805.587.6128. Email: GatorRun@mac.com. Web: www.GatorRun.org.

Calabasas Earth Day

2 to 5 p.m. at Las Virgenes Creek site, behind Starbucks at 26531 Agoura Road, Calabasas. Exhibitors, eco-cars, solar energy companies, children’s environmental activities. Live music, giveaways, wildlife presentation. Free. Contact: Alex Farassati. Phone: 818. 224.1680. Web: www.cityofcalabasas.com.

‘Strange Light’

7 p.m. at Hillcrest Center for the Arts, Theatre on the Hill, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Author Derrick C. Brown reads from his book, “Strange Light.” Screening of documentary “You Belong Everywhere” about Brown’s tour with rock band. Live auction raises funds for Shelf Life, providing books to homeless. For ages 13 and up. $15 admission, $10 students and seniors. Phone: 805.381.1246. Web: www.hillcrestarts.com.


Stephen Schwartz/Bob Fosse Tony Award-winning musical opens at Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, 3050 Los Angeles Ave. Through May 20. 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays. For ages 14 and up. $22 adults, $18 seniors and students, $16 children. Contact: Box office. Phone: 805.583. 7900. Web: www.simi-arts.org.

Happy Squares Square Dance Club

8 to 10:30 p.m. at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. John Reitmajer, caller. Rounds start 7:15 p.m. Square dance attire suggested. $6. Contact: Marge. Phone: 805.526.9638.


Gator Run

Rancho Santa Susana Community Park, 5005 Los Angeles Ave., Simi Valley. 5K, 10K, one-mile fun run. Warm-ups begin 7:30 a.m. Beneffts Ventura County Special Olympics. Email: GatorRunSV@yahoo.com. Web: www.GatorRun.org.

Kids4Kids Carnival

11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 29026 Laro Drive (at Kanan Road), Agoura Hills. Go-karts, carnival games and rides, inffatables, music, food, raffe, silent auction. Photo ops with animated movie characters. Jr. Variety fundraiser for local children in need. Free admission. Web: www.VarietySoCal.org.

Library Family Fest

At Simi Valley Library, 2969 Tapo Canyon Road. Folk tales and myths by children’s author Antonio Sacre at 1:30 and 3 p.m. Crafts, book sales, author signings, story corners. Free. Contact: Caroline Hucker. Phone: 805. 583.8148.


Conejo Valley Quilters

6:30 p.m. at Palm Garden Hotel, 495 N. Ventu Park Road, Newbury Park. Nancy S. Brown shares her work. Guest fee $5. All levels welcome. Web: www.conejovalleyquilters.com.

Conejo Valley Toastmasters

7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at 1 Baxter Way, Westlake Village. Free for guests. Learn public speaking, leadership skills. Contact: Anita Garatie. Phone: 805.657.0093. Email: a_ garatie@hotmail.com. Web: www.ConejoValleyToastmasters.org.


Document Shredding Event

1 to 4 p.m. in parking lot of Simi Valley Chamber of Commerce, 40 W. Cochran St., Ste. 100. Secure shredding of old documents. $5 per standard size box. Contact: Brad Ford. Phone: 805.341. 7908. Email: brad@adshred.com.

Greatest Generation Men’s, Women’s Group

2 p.m. in social hall, Temple Adat Elohim, 2420 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Cabaret singer Kari Howard gives stories behind songs of Gershwin, Berlin, Rodgers and Hart. Free. Contact: Bill Berger. Phone: 818.889. 1370.

‘Anne Frank: Hiding And Writing’

7 p.m. at Oak Park Library lecture room, 899 N. Kanan Road. Martha Abbey Miller presents program on writer Anne Frank. Free. Phone: 818.889.2239.


Wine Tasting And Movie Night

6 p.m. at Big Red Barn, Camarillo Ranch. Screening of “Sideways.” Hors d’oeuvres, fruits, cheese, wine tasting and discussion. Fundraiser for Ranch preservation. $20. Phone: 805.389.8182. Web: www.camarilloranch.org.

Beatles Tribute Band

7 to 9 p.m. outdoors in front of John Spoor Broome Library, Cal State Channel Islands campus, Camarillo. Paperback Writer performs free concert. Limited campus parking; carpool or take free CSUCI VISTA bus from Camarillo Metrolink station. Contact: Merissa Stith. Phone: 805.437. 8548. Email: merissa.stith@csuci.edu.

Goebel Senior Center Stamp Club

7 p.m. at Goebel Senior Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Program on U.S. Confederate stamps. Contact: Richard Countess. Phone: 818.889.2669. Email: rcountess@aol.com.

Conejo Valley Bonsai Society

7:30 p.m. at Westlake Village Community Center, 31200 Oak Crest Drive. Bonsai expert Ted Matson works on a yaupon holly. Refreshments. Phone: 805.45.7480.


‘Jekyll & Hyde: The Musical’

In Scherr Forum Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. 7:30 p.m. today, April 21, 27 and 28. 2:30 April 22 and 29. Performed by Cal Lutheran University Creative Arts Division. $21 all seats. Contact: Box offce or Ticketmaster.

Showcase Of The Stars

5 to 8 p. m. at Chaparral Middle School, 280 Poindexter Ave., Moorpark. $1 tickets good for raffle baskets, carnival rides, silent and live auctions. Food vendor trucks (cash only). Jazz band and choir performances. School fundraiser. Contact: Karen Chima. Email: kjchima@aol.com.


E-waste Drop-off, Document Shredding

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in parking lot by Wells Fargo Bank, Simi Valley Town Center mall. Electronics with printed circuit board or microprocessor collected. Paper shredding of up toffve standard sizedffle boxes of documents per person. 2 to 7 p.m., Earth-friendly exhibits and activities in Center Court.

School Car Wash

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Reino Mobile, 45 N. Reino Road, Newbury Park. $10 per car, truck and SUV. Rain date April 28. Fundraiser for Newbury Park High School girls’ lacrosse team. Contact: Kari Stone. Phone: 806.499. 3528.


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