Republican social

A social event for Republicans will take place at 6 p.m. Wed., Oct. 18 at the Sunland Winery, 1231 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Ste. 108, T.O.

The event hosts are the Greater Conejo Valley Republican City Club and the Conejo Valley Republican Women Federated.

Alan Munson will provide music. Betsy Speicher will discuss “How to convert a Democrat.”

State Assembly candidate Daniel Chavez will speak.

The cost of $10 includes one glass of wine.

Rider Roundup

Exile Cycles will present its second Rider Roundup at the Ranch from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun., Oct. 15 at Paramount Ranch in Agoura Hills.

Because last year’s event was successful, Exile Cycles president Russell Mitchell said, he’s decided to make it an annual event.

This year, he’s teaming up with Jim Gianatsis’ Calendar Bike Building Championship, which will feature custom bikes from around the globe competing for trophies and their own page in the 2019 FastDates calendar. To enter, visit

The Rider Roundup will also feature live music, vendors, artisan beers, local wines, food trucks and a “not-so-silent auction.”

Proceeds will benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

Entry is $10 at the gate or $20 in advance, which will include a free event shirt.

For more information, including vendor inquiries, email

Book release party

Bantu Arts Artelier for Kids, a nonprofit organization, will hold a book release party from 6 to 9 p.m. Thurs., Oct. 19 at the Calabasas Senior Center, 300 Civic Center Way.

Marianne Bema will release her children’s book “Nguni Stands up to Gure the Bully.”

The event will include a ribbon cutting by the Calabasas Chamber of Commerce.

Activities will include a photo booth, African face painting, dance, art and light refreshments.

The event is free to the public; donations will be accepted.

For more information, call (818) 805-4100 or go to