Somis Thursday Club

11:15 a.m. at 5380 Bell St., Somis. Local women’s club. Colleen Robertson, principal/superintendent of Somis Union School District, discusses future of the new school. $15 at door for catered lunch. RSVP requested. Phone: 805.388.1275. Email: crusin222

Moorpark Democratic Club

7 p.m. at Meridian Hills Rec Room, 6801 Breezy Glen Drive, Moorpark. Social time at 6:30 p.m. Environmental activist Richard Matthews discusses the Santa Susana Field Lab cleanup. Phone: 805.338.5582. Email:

‘Our Town’

7 p.m. at Oak Park High School pavilion, 899 N. Kanan Road. Also 7 p.m. Friday, and 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday. OPHS students present Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prizewinning drama. Tickets: $10 general admission. Web:

Conejo Gem And Mineral Club

7:30 p.m. at Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Lowell Foster presents “What we want: Halloween stories for rock collectors.” No fee to attend. Contact: Deb Sankovich. Phone: 805. 494.7734. Email:

‘A Streetcar Named Desire’

8 p.m. at Moorpark College performing arts center main stage, 7075 Campus Road. Runs through Oct. 22. 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. ASL interpretation 2 p.m. Oct. 15 and 8 p.m. Oct. 20. College students present Tennessee Williams’ classic drama. Tickets: $8 to $12. Contact: Box office. Phone: 805.378. 1485. Web:

FRI., OCT. 13

Moorpark Women’s Fortnightly Club

9:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Moorpark Country Club, 11800 Championship Drive. Park ranger Razsa Cruz gives program on the night sky. Lunch: $23. RSVP required. Contact: JoAnn. Email:

Conejo Valley Republican Women Fed.

11 a.m. at Los Robles Greens, 299 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Registration at 11 a.m. Program and luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Senior border patrol agent Christopher J. Harris speaks on “Trouble on the California-Mexico Border.” Harris is assigned to Imperial Beach Border Patrol Station in San Diego. Cost: $25. RSVP needed. Phone: 805.358.6250. Email:

Document Shred Event

1 to 4 p.m. in parking behind Simi Valley Chamber office, 40 W. Cochran St. Cost is $10 per 12-by-15- inch standard size box. Limit offive boxes. Shredding done on site. Contact: Chamber. Phone: 805.526. 3900.

Night At The Adobe

6 to 9 p.m. at Reyes Adobe Historical Site, 30400 Reyes Adobe Road, Agoura Hills. Breweries pour beers paired with food selections. Educational tastings. For ages 21 and up. Art activities, art gallery, music, wine, beer, book signings, food and boutique shopping. Part of Reyes Adobe Days. Admission at door: $30. Phone: 818.597.7361. Web:

Dancing With The Panther Stars

7 p.m. in Newbury Park High School gym, 456 Reino Road. Members of school dance team pair up with other students in a variety of dance styles. Celebrity judges and guest dancers. Fundraiser for dance team. General admission tickets at door: $23 for students and $15 for adults. Floor-level VIP tickets $25.

Dancing With The Warrior Stars

7 p.m. at Westlake High School, 100 N. Lakeview Canyon Road. Westlake dance team hosts competition. Audience votes for their favorite couple. Tickets: $10 in advance, $15 at door.

SAT., OCT. 14

Community Health Expo

8 a.m. to noon at Simi Valley Town Center, 1555 Simi Town Center Way, in parking area in front of Studio Movie Grill. Health screenings,flu shots, exercise and CRP/first aid demos, massage therapy. Tips on nutrition, mental health, smoking and weight loss. All services are free. Kids’activities, blood drive and entertainment. Contact: Fred Bauermeister. Phone: 805.522.3733. Web:

CRPD Edison Road Hike

8 to 11 a.m. Meet at trail entrance. South on Borchard Road, turn right on Via Ricardo near Dos Vientos Community Center. Park on road past Via Pisa. Moderately strenuous 6-mile hike. Elevation gain of 1,200 feet. Phone: 805.495.2163.

Simi Valley High School Car Show

9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at SVHS, 5400 Cochran St. Food for sale. Silent auction, music. Proceeds benefit students. Online registration for cars. Web:

Democratic Women’s Council Of Conejo Valley

9:30 a.m. at Boccaccio’s Restaurant, 32123 Lindero Canyon Road, Ste. 104, Westlake Village. Talk by Julie Michelberry of Planned Parenthood Central Coast. $25 for champagne brunch. RSVP requested. Phone: 805.498.7262. Web:

Bingo Bash

10 a.m. doors open at Moorpark Active Adult Center, 799 Moorpark Road. Games begin at 11 a.m. Door prizes. Buy-in includes 10 games, three specials, dessert bar, coffee and tea. Advance buy-in purchase: $20. At the door: $25. Additional games sold at door. For ages 18 and up. Fundraiser for adult center. Phone: 805.517.6261.

Archaeology Day

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Santa Monica Mountains rec area visitor center, 26876 Mulholland Hwy., Calabasas. Kids can work a dig, watchflintknapping, throw spears. Presentations by local archaeologists. Phone: 805.370.2301.

Royal Classic

10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Royal High School stadium, 1402 Royal Ave., Simi Valley. 25 local high school marching bands compete for top honors. Spectators welcome. Admission: $10 adults, $5 students with ID and kids under 12. Teachers with ID admitted free.

Community Garden Open House

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at northwest corner of Kanan Road and Sunnycrest Drive in Oak Park. Learn about organic gardening, meet other gardeners, teach kids where food comes from. Parcels available for residents. Free admission. Contact: Roseanne Parino. Phone: 818. 735.9957.

Day At The Adobe

11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Reyes Adobe Historical Site, 30400 Rainbow Crest Drive, Agoura Hills. Face painting, balloons, drum circle, magician, puppet show, petting zoo, train ride and hands-on rancho activities for kids. Live music, art show, adobe tours, food trucks and craft beers for sale for adults. Free admission. Web:

Conejo Valley Writers

Noon to 2:30 p.m. in Foothill Lupin Room, Goebel Adult Community Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Optional BYO brown bag lunch at noon. Program at 12:30 p.m. Member contest winners read their works. Publicist Kathleen Kaiser speaks on “What to do after you’ve finished your manuscript.” Web: ConejoValleyWriters.

Charity Poker Tournament

5 to 10 p.m. at McGregor’s Craft Beer and Wine, 144 W. Moorpark Ave., Moorpark. Poker begins 5:30 p.m. Ticket includes one drink, appetizers and splash pots. Re-buys and add-ons available. Kiwianis Club of Moorpark hosts. Tickets: $60 in advance, $70 at the door. Non-players pay $15 for one drink and appetizers. Phone: 424.750.1103. We b :

Happy Squares Square Dance

8 to 10:30 p.m. at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. Rounds start 7:15 p.m. Buddy Weaver, caller. Admission: $8 donation. Phone: 805.522.1455. Web:

SUN., OCT. 15

Thousand Oaks Rotary Street Fair

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Moorpark Road, between Hillcrest Drive and Wilbur Road, Thousand Oaks. Street closed to vehicle traffic. 300 vendors, two stages of bands and dancers, food area and kids’ zone. Free admission. Proceeds support over 70 charities.

Watch-Clock Association

Noon at campus student center, Ventura College, 4667 Telegraph Road. Informal workshop on clocks or watches at 11 a.m. Items for sale, lunch, program at noon. David Spong speaks on fabricating a verge for an English clock. $3 admission. Optional lunch for $5 more. Web:

TUES., OCT. 17

Conejo Valley Genealogical Society

6:30 p.m. at Grant Brimhall Library, 1401 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Jim Cry speaks on the new aspects and improvements of RootsMagic. Contact: Brownie. Phone: 805.390. 6865.

WED., OCT. 18

Antiques And Collectibles Study Group

9:30 a.m. to noon at Stagecoach Inn Museum, Anderson Hall, 51 S. Ventu Park Road, Newbury Park. Barbara Drury talks about shawls and shares her collection. Bring a shawl for show and tell. No RSVP needed; free. Phone: 805.495.3297. Email:

St. Jude 50+ Senior Group

12:30 p.m. at St. Jude Catholic Church hall, 32032 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village. Lunch of sauerbraten, hot German potato salad, red cabbage, German cucumber salad and apple strudel/whipped cream. The Forever Young Singers provide entertainment. RSVP required. Contact: Sue. Phone: 818.879.8534.

Simi Valley Democratic Club

6:30 p.m. in community room, Simi Valley Town Center, 1555 Simi Town Center Way. Candidates’ forum for 25th congressional district seat.

Fall Concert

7 p.m. at Simi Valley United Methodist Church, 2394 Erringer Road. Royal High School vocal music department presents “Beau Soir” (beautiful evening) concert. General admission: $10. Students and kids under 12: $8.

Conejo Senior Singles

7 to 8:30 p.m. at Goebel Adult Community Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Weekly gathering with social activities for ages 55-plus. Phone: 805.494.9863.


Pleasant Valley Garden Club

10 to 11:30 a.m. at Seventh-day Adventist Church, 3975 Las Posas Road, Camarillo. 10 a.m. snacks,10:30 a.m. program. Former nurseryman Charles Uvari presents “Caring for bromeliads and tillandsias.” Contact: Teri. Phone: 805.482.6966.

Holiday Shopping

11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Agoura Hills Rec and Event Center, 29900 Ladyface Court. Over 20 boutique vendors. National Charity League hosts. Funds go to scholarships for girls. Email:

Conejo Valley Amateur Radio Club

7:30 p.m. in conference room, East County Sheriff ’s Station, 2101 E. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. John Castorina on the restoration of WW2- era radios. Web:

FRI., OCT. 20

Holiday Boutique

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Simi Valley United Methodist Church, 2394 Erringer Road. Gifts for winter, Christmas, fall, Thanksgiving and Halloween. Bake sale and luncheon. Sponsored by United Methodist Women. Proceeds go to missions.

Simi Valley/Moorpark Republican Women Fed.

11:30 a.m. at Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, 3050 E. Los Angeles Ave. Speaker is Eric Golub, radio/TV personality and author. Luncheon: $20 for members, $25 for guests. Pay online or at the door. Phone: 805.630.7676. Email:

Library Used Book Sale

6 to 8:30 p.m. today and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Newbury Park Library, 2331 Borchard Road. Thousands of books for sale. Proceeds support Thousand Oaks Library System. Contact: Geri Trail. Phone: 805.480. 9737.

St. Paschal Fall Fest

6 to 11 p.m. today at St. Paschal Baylon Church grounds, 155 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Also runs 1 to 11 p.m. Saturday and noon to 9 p.m. Sunday. Carnival rides and games, food, beer garden, coffee bar, sweet shop, entertainment, silent auction. Free admission. Fee for car raffle tickets. Contact: Parish center. Phone: 805.496. 0222. Web:

Downtown Ghost Tour

7 to 9 p.m. meet at Bank of Books, 748 E. Main St., Ventura. Author Richard Senate gives talk and leads tour of “haunted” areas of city of Ventura. Cameras welcome. Senate will also sign books. Fee: $5. Phone: 805.643.3154. Email:

Ventura County Astronomical Society

7:15 to 9 p.m. at Moorpark College Forum, 7075 Campus Road. Omer Blaes, Ph.D., of UC Santa Barbara discusses “The bizarre nature of black holes.” Admission, parking are free. Web:

California Turtle And Tortoise Club

7:30 p.m. at Woodland Hills Christian Church, 5920 Shop Ave. Dr. Attila Molnar, veterinarian, speaks on“Turtle and tortoise health-best practices.” Contact: Bob Hazard. Email: ra_ Thousand Oaks. Information available on advocacy opportunities and clinical studies enrollment. Promise Garden ceremony. Teams welcome. Phone: 805.494.5200. Web:

Fall Arts And Crafts Fair

9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Camarillo Arts Center, 3150 E. Ponderosa Drive. Local artists and crafters sell their items. Part of proceeds support community programs at the center. Free admission. Contact: Kathy. Phone: 805.390.6267. Web:

Halloween Bash

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Golden Heart Ranch, 3190 Triunfo Canyon Road, Agoura Hills. Games, craft, costume contest, pumpkin carving, food prizes. Cost: $10. Register online. Contact: Deborah Roger. Phone: 818.620.7333. Email: Web:

Howl-O-Ween Dog Costume Contest

Noon in Ventura Harbor Village, 1583 Spinnaker Drive, Ventura. Pets only in costume compete for prizes. First 100 dogs to participate receive bag of doggie treats. Free to enter. Preregistration requested. Phone: 805.477.0470. We b :

McCrea Ranch Tour And Matinee

1 to 4 p.m. at McCrea Ranch Visitor Center in Thousand Oaks. Screening of 1934 romantic drama “Of Human Bondage” starring Frances Dee, Leslie Howard and Bette Davis. Brief video of Joel McCrea family followed by tour of grounds. Registration: $15. Phone: 805.495.2163. Web:

Pumpkin Party

1 to 4 p.m. at Leonis Adobe, 23537 Calabasas Road, Calabasas. Costumes encouraged. Halloween activities, crafts, interactive kids’ music by Craig Newton. Feed the ranch animals. Free for members. Nonmembers pay $8. Kids under age 2 enter free. Phone: 818.222.6511. Web: