Thousand Oaks Stamp Club
6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Goebel Adult Community Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, T.O. Contact: Rick McHenry. Phone: 805. 405.4566.
Business-Professional Women Of Conejo Valley
7 p.m. at Camboni Restaurant, 75 W. Thousand Oaks Blvd., T.O. White House and Black Market display their fashions. Contact: Lydia Steadman. Phone: 818. 889.4953.
FRI., SEPT. 8
Westlake Encore Club
9:30 a.m. at Westlake Yacht Club, 32123 Lindero Canyon Road. Coffee, tea and snacks. Angie Kobabe speaks on birds of the area. Guests welcome.
7:30 to 10 p.m. at Borchard Community Center, 190 Reino Road, Newbury Park. Performers are John Zipperer and friends plus the Tom Corbett Bluegrass Trio with Bill Knopf and Mike Mullins. $10 admission includes snacks and coffee. Adults only. Seating isfirst-come,first-served. Contact: Bob Kroll. Phone: 805.427. 4707. Email: email@example.com.
‘A Murder Is Announced’
8 p.m. at Conejo Players Theatre, 351 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Runs through Sept. 30. Adaptation of Miss Marple murder mystery by Agatha Christie. Tickets: $16 and $18. Call for showtimes and reservations. Contact: Box office. Phone: 805.495. 3715. Web: www.conejoplayers.org.
SAT., SEPT. 9
CRPD Free Hike
8 to 11 a.m. Park in lot at Arboles and Big Sky, Thousand Oaks. Moderate 6-mile loop in Wildwood Park with elevation gain 900 feet. Hike Santa Rosa Trial to ridge overlooking park. Loop around lower Butte Trial and return on Santa Rosa Trail. Call for driving directions to parking lot. Contact: Conejo Rec and Park District. Phone: 805.495.2163.
10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Brandon’s Village universal playground, 25801 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Calabasas. Integrated play for kids of all abilities, face painting, crafts, treats, entertainment. OK to bring a sack lunch. No charge. RSVP required. Contact: Dina Kaplan. Phone: 818. 222.8118. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Conejo Valley Writers
Noon to 2:30 p.m. at Goebel Community Adult Center, Foothill Lupin Room, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Optional BYO brown-bag lunch at noon. Program at 12:30 p.m. Joe Menkin, professional book designer, discusses the importance and aspects of formatting a good cover design. Web: www.meetup.com/ConejoValleyWriters.
Plein Air Art Show
3 to 6 p.m. at the Simi Valley Art Association gallery, Simi Valley Town Center, unit 295, 1555 Simi Town Center Way. Paintings of local scenery by award-winning watercolor artist Pong Apinyaval and other artists. Contact: Katy Kearny. Phone: 805.304. 7322.
Happy Squares Square Dance
8 to 10:30 p.m. at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. Rounds start 7:15 p.m., square dancing at 8 p.m. Dan Preedy, caller. Admission: $8. Phone: 805.522.1455. Web: www.happysquares.com.
‘Love And Loss’
8 p.m. at Preus-Brandt Forum at Cal Lutheran University, 60 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. Also 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday. New play about resilience among hospice patients and those who grieve. Written and directed by Claytie Mason of Nebunele Theatre working with Hospice of the Conejo. Tickets: $25 general admission, $15 seniors, $10 CLU staff and students. Contact: Natalie Helton. Phone: 805. 493.3452. Web: callutheran.edu.
SUN., SEPT. 10
Simi Valley Jazz/Dance Club
1 to 4:30 p.m. at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. Open jam sessions 1 to 3 p.m. Top Hat Big Band plays at 3 p.m. Admission: $10 nonmembers. Phone: 805.915.7712.
Jewish Genealogical Society
1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Temple Adat Elohim, 2420 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Hal Bookbinder gives talk on U.S. immigration and naturalization. Contact: Jan Meisels Allen. Phone: 818.889.6616. Email: email@example.com. Web: www.jgscv.org.
Westlake Yacht Club Open House
2 to 4 p.m. at clubhouse deck, 32123 Lindero Canyon Road. Free boat ride and glass of wine for those with questions about membership and free sailing lessons.
Cowboys And Cabernet
3:30 to 7 p.m. at Strathearn Historical Park, 137 Strathearn Place (behind Target), Simi Valley. Sample wines, craft beers and cuisine from local restaurants and wineries. Lawn games, silent auction, craft vendors, dancing and live music by Justin Honsinger. Area to watch the football game and drink. Fundraiser for Kiwanis Club of Simi Valley. For ages 21 and up. Admission: $48. Designated driver: $25. VIP parking: $20. Fee for online orders. Web: www.cowboysandcabernet.com.
Let’s Party For A Cure
5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Los Robles Greens, 299 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Wine tastings by local wineries, three-course dinner, music and auction. Fudge, olive oil and balsamic vinegar tastings. Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation Greater Los Angeles chapter hosts. Proceeds support medical research. Tickets: $135. Contact: Amber Walters. Phone: 310. 478.4500. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
MON., SEPT. 11
Camarillo Noontime Optimist Club
Noon to 1 p.m. at Money Pancho restaurant, 3661 Las Posas Road, Camarillo. Mike Mishler, Pleasant Valley Recreation and Park District director, discusses the need to expand the community senior center and other happenings. Guests welcome. Contact: Ron Klemann. Phone: 805. 484.1343. Web: www.camarillooptimistclub.org.
TUES., SEPT. 12
Camarillo Quilters Association
9:30 to noon at Pleasant Valley Recreation Center, 1605 E. Burnley St., Camarillo. Use east-side parking lot. Doors open 8:45 a.m. Program by Jenny Lyons, award-winning art quilter.
Westlake Women’s Club
10 a.m. at Westlake Village Inn, 31943 Agoura Road. Betty Berry of Senior Concerns gives the program. Lunch cost: $28. RSVP required. Phone: 805.405.4937.
Ventura County Archaeological Society
7 p.m. at Chumash Indian Museum, 3290 Lang Ranch Pkwy., Thousand Oaks. Chumash Elder Alan Salazar speaks on “Brotherhood of the Tomol (canoes) and the Annual Channel Crossing to Limuw.” Web: www.venturaarchaeology.org.
WED., SEPT. 13
Brandeis Conejo Valley Chapter
10 a.m. in private Agoura Hills home. Orientation coffee to introduce club to new and prospective members. Address given upon RSVP. No charge. Contact: Elaine Leff. Phone: 818.368. 5705. Email: email@example.com.
Westlake Village Newcomers Club
10 a.m. at Westlake Yacht Club, 32123 Lindero Canyon Road. Annual kickoff coffee for new members. Open to residents living in ZIP codes 91361, 91362 and 91377. Annual membership: $40. RSVP required for meeting. Contact: Cynthia. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. Janice Mitchell tells how she learned to make baskets. Jeanell Piconi gives her story on“Surviving to Thriving.” $20 for catered hot meal. For all ladies regardless of church affiliation or none. RSVP required. Contact: Joanne. Phone: 805.498.1823. Email: bjoanne. email@example.com.
Conejo Valley Environmental Club
5:30 p.m. at Total Wine, 394 N. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Richard Kramer of UCLA presents graphene applications including energy storage and medical therapy. Tickets: $15 includes wine mixer, food and parking. Web: www.cleantechnologycouncil.org/events.
Simi Valley Quilt Guild
7 p.m. at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. Jenny K. Lyon gives the program. Guest fee: $5. Contact: Sue Singer. Phone: 805.522. 2454. Web: www.simivalleyquiltguild.org.
Democratic Club Of The Conejo Valley
7 p.m. at North Ranch Center, 1400 N. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Social networking at 6:30 p.m. Ray Bishop, president of Public Banking Institute of California, leads a panel of banking experts who will address banking and credit problems of small businesses and middle-class borrowers, and the potential of public banking. Phone: 805.321.4152.
Ventura County Dog Fanciers Association
7:30 p.m. at Camarillo Animal Shelter, 600 Aviation Drive. Founding meeting of club for people who love dogs. Leave pets at home.
THURS., SEPT. 14
Somis Thursday Club
11:15 a.m. at 5380 Bell St., Somis. Local women’s club. Merrill Berge presents “A portrayal of Carmen Camarillo.”$15 at the door for lunch. RSVP requested. Phone: 805.388.1275. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Simi Valley Community Council
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Rancho Santa Susana Community Center, room A, 5005 E. Los Angeles Ave., Simi Valley. Lisa Robinson, director of Restores, describes the role Restores plays for Habitat for Humanity Ventura County. Luncheon cost: $18 cash or check. Web: www.svcommunitycouncil.org.
Soroptimist International Simi Valley
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Best Western Posada Royale Hotel, 1775 Madera Road, Simi Valley. Speaker is Amber Olsen, founder of My Kaleidoscope Project. Luncheon cost: $22.
Thousand Oaks Toastmasters At Lunch
Noon to 1 p.m. in Oak Room, third level, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. T.O. Blvd. Open house with complimentary lunch served. Annie Dyess, YMCA executive director, gives talk on success and good speaking skills. No charge for visitors. Contact: Richard Gaz. Phone: 805.498. 3393. Web: 1934toastmastersclub.org.
JNET Thousand Oaks
6:30 to 9 p.m. at Temple Etz Chaim, 1080 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Networking for Jewish business professionals, employers and employees. No charge to attendfirst two meetings. Contact: Joel Wolk. Phone: 805.931. 6683. Email: ThousandOaks@JNETonline.org. Web: www.jnetonline.org.
Bilingual Toastmasters Club
6:30 p.m. at St. John’s Hospital, 1600 N. Rose Ave., Oxnard. Improve leadership and communication skills in English and Spanish. Phone: 805.433.3027. Web: http:// 2224.toastmastersclubs.org.
Moorpark Democratic Club
7 p.m. at Meridian Hills Rec Room, 6801 Breezy Glen Drive, Moorpark. Speaker is Greg Gillespie, chancellor of Ventura County Community College District. Phone: 805.338.5582. Email: email@example.com.
Rhetorical Link Toastmasters
7:30 to 8:45 p.m. at Thousand Oaks Surgical Hospital, second-floor conference room, 401 Rolling Oaks Drive. Public open house, refreshments. Free. Toastmasters helps members to improve their speaking skills. Contact: Anna Gaz. Phone: 805.498. 3393. Web: http://6765.toastmastersclubs.org.
Conejo Gem And Mineral Club
7:30 p.m. at Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Louisa May Carey with Fox Fine Jewelry in Ventura gives a program on diamonds. No charge for guests. Contact: Deb or Rob Sankovich. Phone: 805.494.7734.
FRI., SEPT. 15
Simi Valley/Moorpark Republican Women Fed.
11:30 a.m. at Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, 3050 E. Los Angeles Ave. Assemblymember Dante Acosta describes what is going on in Sacramento. Luncheon cost: $20 for members, $25 for guests. Phone: 805.630.7676. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: www.svrwf.com.
Ventura County Astronomical Society
7:15 to 9 p.m. at Moorpark College Forum, 7075 Campus Road. Society members share their photos and stories of the recent solar eclipse. For all ages. Free admission and parking. Web: www.vcas.org.
SAT., SEPT. 16
‘Who Done It?’
5:30 p.m. at Wood Ranch Golf Club, 301 Wood Ranch Pkwy., Simi Valley. Murder-mystery fundraiser to benefit Samaritan Center. Hors d’oeuvres, Tuscan dinner, no-host bar and raffle. Guestsfind clues to identify the “murderer.” Tickets: $90 per person, $630 for table of eight. Phone: 805.231.2497. We b : murdermysterysv.org.
Guided Labyrinth Walk
7 to 8:30 p.m. at labyrinth behind St. Columba’s Episcopal Church, 1215 Las Posas Road, Camarillo. Theme: “Recommitting.” Finger labyrinths available. Free. Phone: 805.482.8831. Web: www.stcolumbaca.com.
Summer Movie Night At McCrea Ranch
8 to 10 p.m. at McCrea Ranch Visitor Center in Thousand Oaks. Gate opens 7:30 p.m. Outdoor screening of “The More the Merrier,” 1943 romantic comedy with Joel McCrea and Jean Arthur. Admission: $10. RSVP required. Phone: 805.495.2163. Web: www.crpd.org/mccrea.