2015-08-06 / Calendar
TOTAL Toastmasters Club
Noon to 1 p.m. in Oak Room, third level, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. T.O. Blvd. Newly elected president Andrew Dragotto presides. Open to public at no charge. Contact: Richard Gaz. Phone: 805. 498.3393.
Marines And FMF Corpsmen
6 p.m. at Elks Lodge No. 2492, 1561 Kuehner Drive, Simi Valley. Marine Corps League President Ronald Reagan Detachment 597 with dinner at 6 p.m. business meeting at 7 p.m. Contact: Ken Honaker. Phone: 805. 416.4063. Email: JrViceMCL597@gmail.com. Web: www.MCL597.org.
Thousand Oaks Stamp Club
6:30 p.m. at Goebel Adult Community Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, T.O. Contact: Richard Countess. Phone: 818.889.2669.
Business-Professional Women Of Conejo Valley
7 p.m. at Camboni restaurant, 75 W. Thousand Oaks Blvd., T.O. Cyrus Wilson speaks on “ We are born healers.”Men and women welcome. RSVP with number of guests in party. Contact: Lydia Steadman. Phone: 818. 889.4953.
Rhetorical Link Toastmasters
7 to 8:45 p.m. at Thousand Oaks Surgical Hospital, second floor conference room, 401 Rolling Oaks Drive. Open house with standard meeting. Refreshments served. RSVP requested. Contact: Elisia. Phone: 805.813.0622. Web: http://6765.toastmastersclubs.org.
Outdoor Family Movie Night
8 to 10 p.m. in Newbury Park Library parking lot, 2331 Borchard Road. Screening of“Big Hero 6.”Bring lawn seating and snacks. Free admission. Phone: 805.381.7358. Web: www.toaks.org/library.
FRI., AUG. 7
MOPS Of Moorpark Play Date
9 to 11:30 a.m. at Mountain Meadows Park, 4350 Mountain Meadows Drive, Moorpark. For moms and their children ages infant to 5 years. Meet MOPS moms, balloon animal artist, food, drinks. No charge. Email: MoorparkMOPS@gmail.com. Web: mops.org/moorparkmops.
Westlake Village TGIF
7 p.m. at Westlake Village Civic Center, 31200 Oak Crest Drive. Riverboat Dixie concert. Food sales begin 6 p.m. Bring lawn seating, picnics. Free admission. Phone: 818.706.1613. Web: www.wlv.org.
SAT., AUG. 8
Free Lecture On Alternative Lawns
9:30 to 11 a.m. at Kids Adventure Garden, Conejo Valley Botanic Garden, 400 W. Gainsborough Road, Thousand Oaks. Master Gardener Bill Dobner presents “Alternative lawns and drought-tolerant plants.” Succulents and drought-tolerant plants for sale. Contact: Sandy. Phone: 805 532.1041. Email: email@example.com.
Conejo Valley Writers
Noon to 2:30 p.m. at Goebel Adult Community Center, Foothill Lupin Room, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Optional BYO brown bag lunch and social at noon, program follows. Members read from their works, swift writing challenge, round table discussion of works in progress. Web: www.meetupcom/ ConejoValleyWriters.
Summer Movie Night
6:30 p.m. at The Lakes at Thousand Oaks, 2200 E. T.O. Blvd. “Toy Story” screens outdoors about 7:30 p.m. Grass seating available; limited blankets provided. Hot dog/root beer combo $4.99. Free admission to film.
Conejo Improv Players
7:30 and 10 p.m. shows at Conejo Players Theatre, 351 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Also 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Improv show with community members. All proceeds go to upkeep of the theater. Tickets: $10 per show. Contact: Jeremy Zeller. Email: jzhockey4 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Summer Star Festival
7:30 to 10 p.m. at Paramount Ranch, 2903 Cornell Road, Agoura Hills. Astronomy-themed music. Lecture and constellation tour by college professor Hal Jandorf. Children’s activities. View night sky through large telescopes. Bring flashlights, warm clothing and telescopes if available. Rain cancels. Phone: 805.370.2301.
Happy Squares Dance Club
8 to 10:30 p.m. at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. Square dancing. Casual dress OK. Rounds start at 7:15 p.m. Admission: $7. Phone: 805.527.2769. Web: www.happysquares.com.
SUN., AUG. 9
Simi Valley Jazz/Dance Club
1 to 4:30 p.m. at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. Evie and All That jazz performs 3:15 to 4:30 p.m. Jammers welcome. Refreshments. Admission: $7 members, $10 nonmembers. Phone: 805.527.5905.
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 and parking. Refreshments available. Phone: 805.797.6563. Web: calfiddlers.com.
Sea Breeze Square Dance
2:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Goebel Adult Community Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Buckles and Bows Square Dance club hosts annual plus level dance. Buddy Weaver, caller. Square dance attire optional. Food, gift basket raffle. Donation: $12.50 each in advance, $15 at door. Contact: Nancy. Phone: 805.497.8398.
Summer Concert Series
5 to 6:30 p.m. Gardens of the World, 2001 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., T.O. Susie Hansen Latin Jazz Orchestra plays salsa-style music. Bring lawn seating and picnics. Smoking, glass containers, alcohol and pets not allowed. Free admission. Free parking on street; paid parking in Civic Arts Plaza. Phone: 805.557.1135. Email: info@ gardensoftheworld.info.
Concert In The Park
6 p.m. at Chumash Park, 5550 Medea Valley Drive, Agoura Hills. The Alley Cats doo wop male vocal group performs. Kids zone play area. Bring lawn seating and picnics. Free admission.
TUES., AUG. 11
Ventura County Writers Club
7 p.m. at Camarillo Community Center, 1605 Burnley St. Release of club anthology, “Remembrances.” Readings, refreshments, author signings. Anthologies for sale at meeting. Contact: Sheli Ellsworth. Phone: 805.499.3490.
WED., AUG. 12
Thousand Oaks Christian Women’s Connection
11:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Los Robles Greens, 299 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Karen Stueve of Bee Charmer Soap Co. showcases her hand-crafted soaps made of organic herbs and honey. Carrie Payne discusses “Becoming a Masterpiece.” For all women regardless of church affiliation or none. No dues. Cost: $20 for lunch and dessert. RSVP required. Contact: Joanne. Phone: 805.498.1823. Email: email@example.com.
Simi Valley Quilt Guild
7 p.m. at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. Bring a fat quarter and play Quilto. Games, show and tell, and prizes. $5 guest fee. Phone: 805.583.3389. Web: www.simivalleyquiltguild.org.
Democratic Club Of The Conejo Valley
7 p.m. at North Ranch Community Center, 1400 N. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Social networking at 6:30 p.m. Transgenderfilmmaker Rachel Rose Luckey speaks on gender issues.
Rick Gunther gives update of Trans- Pacific Partnership. Contact: Rick. Phone: 805.231.0628.
THURS., AUG. 13
JNET Business Networking
7 to 9 p.m. at Temple Etz Chaim, 1080 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Doors open 6:30 p.m. Networking for Jewish business leaders, executives, employers and employees. No charge to attend first two meetings. Contact: Steven Marche. Phone: 805.374.6000. Email: Steve@homeloans411.com. Web: www.jnetonline.org.
Oxnard Ballroom Dance Club
7:30 to 10 p.m. in Ventura Room, Oxnard Performing Arts Center, 800 Hobson Way. 6:30 dance lesson. Ballroom, line, Latin, swing and mixers. Refreshments included. Admission: $10. Pone: 805.340.5226.
8 p.m. at Agoura High School performing arts education center, 28545 Driver Ave. Also 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday. Agoura Community Theater and Curtain Call Youth Theatre present musical. Actors are ages 13 to 19. Directed by Jeff Wallach. Tickets: Adults $20, students and seniors $18. Phone: 818.597.7361. Web: www.thepaec.org.
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Saturday at American Legion Hall, corner of Fallbrook and Ventura, Woodland Hills. Hosted by Woodland Hills Woman’s Club. Proceeds go to local and global worthy causes.
Document Shredding Event
1 to 4 p.m. in parking lot in front of Simi Valley Chamber of Commerce, 40 W. Cochran St. Paper shredded on site. Cost: $5 per banker-type/12- inch-by-15-inch box. Contact: Chamber. Phone: 805.526. 3900.
7:30 to 10 p.m. at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. For adults of all ages. Hawaiian theme. John Brunac Dual provides music. Refreshments, door prize, raffle, dance hostesses and hosts. Free dance lesson with paid admission from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Admission: $7. Phone: 805.583.6363.
SAT., AUG. 15
Santa Susana Railroad Society Swap Meet
7 to 10 a.m. at Santa Susana Park Pavilion, 6503 Katherine Road, Simi Valley. Vendors sell model railroad scenery and equipment, books, photos, magazines and collectibles. $2 admission, kids under 12 free. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: www.santasusannadepot.org/swapmeet.htm.
Military And Veteran Expo
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Camarillo Community Center, 1605 Burnley St. Over 100 agencies provide services and benefits. Job fair, music, demonstrations, raffles, kids zone, VA bene fits enrollment. Lunch provided for military, vets and dependents. Silent auction fundraiser. Free admission. Contact: Kim Evans. Phone: 805.218. 1930. Email: email@example.com. Web: www.military 411.org.
Blow-out Book Sale
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in community room, Simi Valley Library, 2969 Tapo Canyon Road. Thousands of books for sale. Fill a bag with books for $3 or box for $5. Proceeds benefit the library.
10:30 a.m. at Hillcrest Christian Preschool parking lot, 101 N. Skyline Drive, Thousand Oaks. Fundraiser for nonprofit independent school. Phone: 805.497.7501.
‘Saved In America’
Noon screening at Regency Agoura Hills Stadium 8, 29045 Agoura Road. Documentary by Kim Sill on rescuing animals from abusers, hoarders, gang members and puppy mills. Red carpet event; Katherine Heigl takes part in 15-minute Q&A followingfilm. Screenings continue through Aug. 20. Tickets: $9.50. Web: www.SavedInAmericaTheFilm.com.
Harmony And Ice
1:30 p.m. at Camarillo Center for Spiritual Living, 340 Mobil Ave. The Channelaire Chorus of Sweet Adelines International presents a concert of a cappella harmony. Italian ice served afterward. Tickets: $15. Phone: 805.482.5557.
Summer Sips And Strokes
2 to 5 p.m. at Paradise Cove, Malibu. Paint and wine event with silent auction benefiting children in child care. Tickets: $45. Web: www.tlfcci.org/summer-sipsand strokes.html.
Midsummer Eve Wine Festival
4 to 7:30 p.m. at Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 S. Westlake Blvd. Boutique wineries and craft breweries pour wines and beers. Hors d’oeuvres from local restaurants. Silent auction, live music, raffle for travel package. Fundraiser for Special Olympics and other charities. Hosted by Rotary Club of Thousand Oaks. For ages 21 and up. Tickets: $60 before Aug. 1, $80 after Aug. 1. Contact: Keith Parks. Phone: 805.529. 8806. Web: thousandoaksrotarywinefestival.com.
Guided Labyrinth Walk
6:30 to 9 p.m. at labyrinth behind St. Columba’s Episcopal Church, 1251 Las Posas Road, Camarillo. Theme: “Returning/going forth.” Free. Phone: 805.482.8831.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 6:30 p.m. Free dance lesson from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. Ballroom, swing, waltz and Latin. Light refreshments. Music by The Starlighters. Admission: $7. Phone: 805.381.2744.
Family Night Of Meteor Watching
8:30 p.m. at Moorpark College Observatory, 7075 Campus Road. Slide show of visible night sky. Then view objects through telescopes or watch for meteors. Free but $2 donation suggested. For ages 6 and up. Phone: 805.520.9666. Email: vcas. firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: www.vcas.org.
SUN., AUG. 16
Noon to 5:30 p.m. at Malibu Bluffs Park, 25250 PCH. Hosted by Malibu Coast Animal Hospital. A benefit for healthcare for animals at Agoura Hills Animal Shelter. Music by bands, silent auction, vendors, K-9 demos and games, food trucks. VIP tent with wine and beer for ages 21 and up. Actors Brad Garrett and Joe Reitman host. Leashed dogs welcome.
Watch And Clock Association
Noon at Campus Student Center, Ventura College, 4667 Telegraph Road, Ventura. Informal workshop and items for sale at 11 a.m. Guest speaker is Dave Coatsworth of Elgin National Watch Company. $3 admission charge. $5 optional lunch fee. Web: www.nawcc-ch190.com.
True Thomas The Storyteller
2 to 3 p.m. in Camarillo Library community room, 4101 Las Posas Road. Performer True Thomas tells tales from Celtic and Nordic folklore. For all ages. Doors close when room isfilled. Phone: 805.388.5222. Web: www.friendscamarillolibrary.org.
Concert In The Park
5 p.m. in natural amphitheater, Conejo Community Park, 1175 Hendrix Ave., Thousand Oaks. The Boogie Knights perform disco hits. Bring lawn seating, sweaters and picnics. Hot dogs and snow cones for sale. Seating is first-come, first-served basis. No parking on-site except for vehicles with handicap placards. Free admission. Web: www.crpd.org/concerts.
Summer Concert Series
5 to 6:30 p.m. Gardens of the World, 2001 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., T.O. Award-winning keyboardistcomposer Gregg Karukas plays pop and jazz. Bring lawn seating and picnics. Smoking, glass containers, alcohol and pets not allowed. Free admission. Free parking on street; paid parking in nearby Civic Arts Plaza. Phone: 805.557.1135. Email: info@ gardensoftheworld.info.
TUES., AUG. 18
Channel Islands Gulls
11 a.m. at Pacific Corinthian Yacht Club, 2600 S. Harbor Blvd., Oxnard. Social time 11 a.m., luncheon at noon. Bring gently worn jewelry and accessories to sell. Profits go to charities. Cost: $25 prepaid. RSVP required. Contact: Shirley. Phone: 805.263. 6062.
Westlake Village Junior Women’s Club
6:30 to 8 p.m. at Casa Escobar restaurant, 2809 Agoura Road, Westlake Village. New-member social with wine and appetizers. Interested women can
Channel Islands Maritime Museum Speaker Series
7 p.m. at Maritime Museum, Channel Islands Harbor, 3900 S. Harbor Blvd., Oxnard. Social time at 6:30 p.m. Lilly Sugio discusses “WWII, life behind barbed wire and armed guards on American soil,” her personal story on life in an American internment camp. Memorabilia on display. Museum entry: $5 adults, $4 seniors, $2 children. Phone: 805.984.6260. Web: cummvc.org.