2017-05-18 / Calendar



Antiques/Collectibles Study Group

9:30 a.m. to noon at Stagecoach Inn Museum, 51 S. Ventu Park Road, Newbury Park. Bring an antique or collectible to discuss with group. Free. Phone: 805.444.3610. Email: pen1@verizon.net.

Channel Islands Gulls

11 a.m. at Alexander’s Restaurant, 1050 Schooner Drive, Ventura Harbor. Lunch at noon. Spring fashion show. Table centerpieces sold for charity. Cost: $30. RSVP required. Contact: Shirley. Phone: 805.824.4005.

Soroptimist Simi Valley

6 p.m. at Posada Royale, 1775 Madera Road, Simi Valley. Speaker is Cheryl Tsieprati, who co-wrote the book “One Blink at a Time” with her husband, Ismail, who is totally paralyzed with ALS and communicates through blinking. Luncheon cost: $22. RSVP required. Web: soroptimistsv.org.

Conejo Valley Bonsai Society

7:30 p.m. at Westlake Village Community Center, 31200 Oak Crest Drive. Bring trees for critiquing by expert Jim Barrett. Refreshments served. Phone: 805.373.1330.

Conejo Valley Amateur Radio Club

7:30 p.m. in community room of East County Sheriff’s Station, 2101 E. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. Eric Christensen of Ham Radio Outlet shows latest equipment in ham radio. Web: www.cvarc.org.

FRI., MAY 19

Simi Valley/Moorpark Republican Women

11:30 a.m. at Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, 3050 E. Los Angeles Ave. Guest speakers: Matt Valenzuela is director of Museum of Military History in Simi Valley Town Center. Buzz Patterson was the military aide carrying the nuclear codes for President Bill Clinton. Luncheon: $20 members, $25 guests. Phone: 805.630.7676. Email: charnchrg25@icloud.com. Web: simivalleymoorparkrepublicanwomen.

Document Shred Event

1 to 4 p.m. in back parking lot, Simi Valley Chamber of Commerce, 40 W. Cochran St. $5 per 12-by-15-inch box. Papers shredded on site. Limit of five boxes. Contact: Brad Ford. Phone: 805.341. 7908.

Ventura County Astronomical Society

7:15 p.m. at Moorpark College Forum, 7075 Campus Road. Hal Jandorf discusses the great American solar eclipse in August and shows images of other eclipses. Web: vcas.org.

Camarillo Cafe

8 p.m. at Camarillo Community Center, 1605 E. Burnley St. Doors open 7:30 p.m. Tom Corbett Trio plays (change of performers). Smoke- and alcohol-free venue. Tickets: $20 at door.

SAT., MAY 20

Santa Susana Railroad Swap Meet

7 to 10 a.m. at Santa Susana Park Pavilion, 6503 Katherine Road, Simi Valley. Vendors sell model RR scenery and equipment, books, photos, magazines and collectibles. $2 admission, kids under 12 enter free. Email: events@santasusannadepot.org. Web: santasusannadepot.org/swapmeet.htm.

Ventura County Master Gardeners

8:30 a.m. to noon at Hansen Agricultural Center, 14292 W. Telegraph Road, Santa Paula. Enter on Briggs Road. Program on using water efficiently and irrigation basics. Wear closed-toe shoes. Bring sunscreen and water. Cost: $20 includes continental breakfast. RSVP required. Contact: Leah Haynes. Email: ljhaynes@ucanr.edu. Web: ucanr.edu/sites/ VCMG.

E-waste Recycling Day

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Simi Valley Unified School District parking lot, 875 Cochran St. Computers, laptops, monitors, TVs, scanners, cellphones, printers, fax, answering machines and keyboards accepted. SVUSD fundraiser. Web: www.svef.org.

E-waste Recycling Event

9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at United Church of Christ, 370 Royal Ave., Simi Valley. Cellphones, monitors, TV screens, laptops and tablets accepted. Phone: 818.363.7927.

Bird Museum Spring Open House

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 439 Calle San Pablo, Camarillo. Hands-on egg blowing, net building, live birds, art exhibit, raffles, gift items for sale. See website for schedule. Admission: $5 individual, $10 family, free for members. Phone: 805.388.9944. Web: www.wfvz.org.

Simi Valley AAUW

10 a.m. at member’s home. Spring brunch. Scholarship winners and TechTrek STEM campers introduced. Guests welcome. Call for location. Contact: Yolanda. Phone: 805.582. 1286.

Battle Of The Food Trucks

10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Adolfo Camarillo High School football stadium, 4660 Mission Oaks Blvd., Camarillo. Bands perform on mobile stage. Children’s area, photo booth, school club booths, raffles, canned-food drive. General admission: $8 in advance, $15 at the door. Advance VIP tickets: $12. Free raffle ticket with donation of a can of food. Web: ACHSmusic.com/food-truck-festival.

Turtle And Tortoise Show

11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Woodland Hills Christian Church, 5920 Shoup Ave. Live turtles and tortoises, information on pet care, Ask the Vet booth, adoptions, raffles, silent auction. Benefits California Turtle and Tortoise Club for rehabilitating sick and injured animals. Tickets: $2 and $3. Contact : Karen Berry. Email: theFlyingTurtle1953@yahoo.com. Web: www.tortoise.org/valley.

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 at noon. Program at 12:30 p.m. Karen Gorback leads “Writing dazzling dialogue” hands-on workshop. Web: www.meetup.com/ ConejoValleyWriters.

‘Noah’s Ark’

2 and 7 p.m. at Kavli Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. T.O. Blvd. Pacific Festival Ballet presents the Bible story in dance, aerial arts and original score. For families. $30. Web: www.noahsarkballet.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. Western theme. Ed LaFata Trio plays. Free dance lesson 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. Male dance hosts, refreshments, door prizes. Admission: $8. Phone (evening): 805.381.2744.

SUN., MAY 21

Mustangs/Ford Car Show

8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Warner Center Park, 5800 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Woodland Hills. Trophies for over 82 classes. Raffle, drawing, Horseshoes for Cancer, vendors. Car entry: $40 day of show. Pony Corral: $20, no trophies. Contact: Debbie Anderson. Phone: 661.295.5255. Email: debrastarr@att.net. Web: www.mustangownersofca.org.

Valley Asian Cultural Festival

11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Tarzana Cultural Center, 19130 Ventura Blvd. Displays, Asian food, dance, music, entertainment, arts and crafts, celebrities. Web: valleyasianfestival.com.

Rebozo Festival

11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Camarillo Ranch, 201 Camarillo Ranch Road. Mexican brunch, mariachi music, fashion show, silent and live auctions, tiendita and cantina. Fundraiser for local nonprofit charitable groups. Tickets: $50. Web: www.rebozofestival.org.

Watch And Clock Association

Noon at student center, Ventura College, 4667 Telegraph Road, Ventura. Workshop on clocks or watches at 11 a.m. Items for sale. Noel Poirier of the National Watch and Clock Museum in Pennsylvania gives the program. Admission: $3. Optional lunch is $5 extra. Web: www.nawcc-ch190.com.

Living History Day

1 to 4 p.m. at Pleasant Valley Historical Society Museum, 720 Las Posas Road, Camarillo. 25 activities in old-time life. Kids can grind wheat, make tortillas and butter, pan for gold, use a washboard, make a toy or doll. No charge. Phone: 805.482.3660. Web: www.pvhsonline.org.

Boots And Slippers Square Dance Club

2 p.m. at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. Guide Dogs of America benefit dance. Rounds start 2 p.m., squares at 2:30 p.m. All proceeds go to GDA. Admission: $10 includes hot dogs and dessert. Phone: 805.583.5900.


‘The Taming Of The Shrew’

7:30 p.m. in DownStage theater, basement of Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, 3050 Los Angeles Ave. Runs May 24 and 25. Literature in Action troupe presents Shakespearian comedy. Tickets: $12 adults, $10 seniors and students. RSVP recommended. Email: jgartdept@sbcglobal.net.

WED., MAY 24

Channel Islands Chapter Embroiderers’ Guild

9:30 a.m. at Camarillo United Methodist Church, 291 Anacapa Drive. Starting part one of small colored rice stitch project. Beginners welcome. Phone: 805.484.9183. Web: http:// psrega.org.

Thousand Oaks Woman’s Club

10:30 a.m. at Los Robles Greens, Sunset Ballroom, 299 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Entertainment by Newbury Park High School choral group. Luncheon cost: $21. RSVP requested. Open to all women. Contact: Kitty Sciacia. Phone: 805.484. 7741.

Organic Garden Club Of Ventura County

6 to 8 p.m. at Newbury Park Library, 2331 Borchard Road. Garden designer Lisa Burton discusses “The right plant in the right place.” Contact: Diana. Phone: 805.241.7308. Web: organicgardenclubofventuracounty.org.

Finale Viva Las Vegas Concert

7 p.m. in Moorpark High School performing arts center, 4500 Tierra Rejada Road. School vocal arts program performs a variety of music and impersonations of Vegas superstars. Tickets: $8 adults, $6 seniors and students. Box office opens 30 minutes before curtain. Contact: Ray Hebel. Phone: 805.340. 7348.


Woodland Hills Woman’s Club

11:30 a.m. at Woodland Hills Country Club. 21150 Dumetz Road. Arc Bell Ringers perform. Luncheon cost: $25. RSVP required. Contact: Jane Leisure. Phone: 818.225. 0843.

Ventura County Rose Society

7 p.m. at Ventura County Office of Education Conference Center, 5100 Adolfo Road, Camarillo. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for refreshments. Attendees asked to bring a cut rose or perennial flower from their garden to share. Members give tips on growing roses. Contact: Barbara Morse. Phone: 805. 499.1657. Web: venturarosesociety.org.

FRI., MAY 26

‘When We Were Young And Unafraid’

8 p.m. at Camarillo Skyway Playhouse, 330 Skyway Drive. Runs through June 25. 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays. Play about feminism and a woman’s place in 1972. Tickets: $15 and $20. For mature audiences. Web: www.brownpapertickets.com.

SAT., MAY 27

Handweavers And Spinners Guild

9 a.m. at Camarillo Center for Spiritual Living, 340 Mobil Ave. Hands-on program of classical ply-split braiding. Email: annietoth7@roadrunner.com.

Arts Alive Festival

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Studio Channel Islands Art Center, 2222 Ventura Blvd., Camarillo. Festival opens with magic show 7:30 p.m. Fri., May 26. Magic show tickets $25, includes one drink. Over 100 artists present pop-up exhibits and demos Saturday and Sunday. Entertainment on main stage. Free admission to exhibits. Food trucks, beer and wine tent available. Phone: 805.383.1368. Web: www.studiochannelislands.org.

Simi Valley Cajun And Blues Music Festival

10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. today and Sunday at Rancho Santa Susana Park, 5005 Los Angeles Ave. Live blues, Cajun and zydeco music from noon to 7:30 p.m. both days on two stages. Mardi Gras parade both days. Free dance lessons on Cajun/Zydeco Stage. Single-day advance tickets: $25 ages 13 and over, $45 for two-day pass. Children 12 and under are free. SuperTicket advance passes with reserved seat, two drinks and private bar access: $124 for one day or $199 both days. Only single-day $30 tickets sold at the gate. Web: www.simicajun.org.

Buckles And Bows Square Dance Club

5:30 p.m. at Goebel Adult Community Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Hex at 5:30 p.m. Rounds at 7 p.m. Plus level square dancing 7:30 to 10 p.m. Andy Allemao, caller. Cost: $7. Contact: Bill and Nancy. Phone: 805. 497.8398.

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