JNET Thousand Oaks

6:30 to 9 p.m. at Temple Etz Chaim, 1080 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Networking for Jewish business owners, employers and employees. No charge to attend first two meetings. Contact: Joel Wolk. Phone: 805.931. 6683. Email: ThousandOaks@ Web:

Dancing With The Charger Stars

7 p.m. at Agoura High School gym, 28545 W. Driver Ave. AHS dance team performs with AHS athletes, musicians and ASB members. Tickets: presale $10; at door $12; VIP $20. Opportunity drawing for Universal Studios tickets at $5 for one ticket, $20 for five tickets and $40 for 10 tickets. Fundraiser for AHS dance team. Web:

Westlake Village Toastmasters

7 to 8:15 p.m. at Chamber of Commerce, 600 Hampshire Road, room 202, Thousand Oaks. Open house. Members improve their communication skills Contact: Anita. Phone: 805.657.0093. Web:

‘The Pirates Of Penzance’

7 p.m. today and also Nov. 11, 16, 17 and 18 at Newbury Park High School, 456 Reino Road. Students perform Gilbert and Sullivan operetta. Tickets: $10 at door, $11 online (Paypal only). Web:

FRI., NOV. 10

Helping Hands Holiday Boutique

5 to 8 p.m. today at St. Julie Billiart Church parish center, 2475 Borchard Road, Newbury Park. Also 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday. Handcrafted items, vendors, baked goods, refreshments and raffle. Proceeds support parish ministry. Web:

Fireside Concert

7:30 to 10 p.m. at Borchard Community Center, 190 Reino Road, Newbury Park. Doors open 6:30 p.m. 20th anniversary of concert series. Performers are Gemini with Bruce and Reneta Farwell and the Harmonistas. Admission: $10 includes coffee, tea and snacks. No reserved seating. Adults only. Contact: Bob Kroll. Phone: 805.427. 4707. Email:

SAT., NOV. 11

Free Hike

8 to 11:30 a.m. Meet at trailhead, east end of parking lot, Rancho Conejo Play fields on Ventu Park Road. Moderately strenuous 7-mile loop with elevation gain of 1,500 feet. Call for driving directions. Phone: 805.495.2163.

Southern California MK 5K Fun Walk/Run

8 a.m. at Ventura Community Park, 901 S. Kimball Road, Ventura. Raises funds for Mary Kay Foundation to aid women affected by cancer and domestic violence. Refreshments, prizes, silent auction. Health and wellness fair. Register online. Email: Web:

Veterans Day Observance

10 a.m. at Moorpark Veterans Memorial, corner of Spring Road and Flinn Avenue. POW/MIA recognition, changing of the colors. Keynote speaker is Command Master Chief Joseph Johnson, USN. Roll call, memorial wreaths, taps. Refreshments served. No charge. Contact: American Legion. Phone: 805.523.3355. Email:

Veterans Day Ceremony

11 a.m. to noon at Conejo Creek Park North, 1379 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Color guard, music by Seniors of Note band,flyover, remarks by retired Air Force Lt. Col. Dave Worley. Free.

Veterans Day Event

11 a.m. at Veterans Plaza, Rancho Tapo Community Park, 3700 Avenida Simi, Simi Valley. Contact: Carolyn Valdez. Phone: 805.526.0245. email:

Conejo Valley Writers

12:30 to 2:30 p.m. at Goebel Adult Community Center, Foothill Lupin Road, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Optional BYO brown bag lunch at noon. Bring six copies of manuscript to share for critique, 1,500 words max. Web:

Paramount Ranch 90th Anniversary

1 to 4 p.m. at the ranch, 2903 Cornell Road, Agoura. Easy walking tour at 1 p.m. (rain cancels). PowerPoint presentation and film clips of ranch history inside Western town barn after walk. Phone: 805.370.2301.

SUN., NOV. 12

Calabasas Classic Run

8 a.m. 5K run begins at 100 Civic Center Way, Calabasas. 10K and 5K/10K combo start 9 a.m. 1-mile kids’ fun run begins 10:15 a.m. Post-run party expo with massages, kids’ fun zone, giveaways, raffles, vendors and appearance by American Ninja Warrior Jessie Graff. Funds raised go to Cookies for Kids’ Cancer. Entry fees: $40 for 5K and 10K runners, $20 for 1-mile fun run. Web:

Independence Ride

8 a.m. at Calabasas Tire Pros, 4929 Las Virgenes Road. 62-mile bike ride, also 25- and 8-mile rides available. Funds provide disabled veterans with mobility devices. Cost: $45 to $65. Web:

Holiday Boutique

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Congregation B’nai Emet, 9 W. Bonita Drive, Simi Valley. Judaica, jewelry, gifts, food, clothing, toys, housewares, art, baked goods and food for sale.

Local Author Fair

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Camarillo Public Library, 4101 Las Posas Road. 40 authors sell their books, talk with readers. Free admission.

Christmas Market

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 2304 Antonio Ave., Camarillo. Fair-trade handicrafts from micro-enterprises around the world for sale. Free admission. Phone: 805.484.0530.

Simi Valley Jazz And Dance Club

1 to 4 p.m. at The Ranch radio station, 1555 Simi Town Center Way, Simi Valley. Open jam session 1 to 3 p.m. Swing Shift Big Band performs at 3 p.m. Admission: $10 for nonmembers. Phone: 805.915.7712.

MON., NOV. 13

Artist Showcase

11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Thousand Oaks Gallery, 2331-A Borchard Road, Newbury Park (near library). Thousand Oaks Art Association presents member show. Free admission.

Organic Garden Club Of Ventura County

6 to 8 p.m. at Newbury Park Library, 2331 Borchard Road. Michael Wittman and Bryan Spangle of Organic Solutions discuss worm farming: how worms make the best organic fertilizers and creating worm bins. Contact: Diana. Phone: 805.241.7308. Web:

Jewish Genealogical Society

7 to 9 p.m. at Temple Adat Elohim, 2420 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Warren Blatt of tells how to use the website for Jewish genealogy research. Contact: Jan Meisels Allen. Phone: 818.889.6616. Web:

TUES., NOV. 14

New In Town Women’s Club

9:30 to 11:30 a.m. in community room, Simi Valley Public Library, 2969 Tapo Canyon Road. Sign up for games and activities. Brian Gabler, assistant city manager, discusses Simi Valley’s new developments and businesses. Contact: Dana Apple. Phone: 805.304.4540

Camarillo Quilters Association

9:30 a.m. to noon at Pleasant Valley Recreation Center, 1605 E. Burnley St. Doors open at 8:45 a.m. Parking in east-side lot. Marcia Stein of San Francisco combines photography with quilt making to create machine-appliqued art quilts.

Westlake Women’s Club

10 a.m. at Westlake Village Inn, 91343 Agoura Road. Patricia Ruff, Oakbrook florist, teaches flower arrangement. Luncheon cost: $28. RSVP requested. Phone: 818.430.5885.

Ventura County Archaeological Society

7 p.m. at Chumash Indian Museum, 3290 Lang Ranch Pkwy., Thousand Oaks. State park archaeologist Barbara Tejada discusses the archaeology and history of the Sepulveda Adobe, Malibu Creek State Park. Web:

WED., NOV. 15

Conejo Valley Garden Club

9:30 a.m. at United Methodist Church of Thousand Oaks, 1000 E. Janss Road, room 11/12. Master Gardener Dani Brusius tells what to plant to attract more birds, bees and butterflies to a garden. A tour of the garden at the Goebel Adult Community Center follows the program. Bring a brown bag lunch to eat in the garden. Contact: Walter Rugh. Phone: 818.865. 2988.

Social Dancing

10 to 11:30 a.m. weekly at Goebel Adult Community Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Music from the 1930s-60s. No partner or dancing skills needed. Free admission. Phone: 805.381.2744.

Thousand Oaks Woman’s Club

10:30 a.m. at Los Robles Greens, Sunset Ballroom, 299 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Holiday boutique from 9 to 11 a.m.; open to nonmembers. Tarra Angelz’s fashion show with Custom Crystal Clothing line shown. Luncheon cost: $22. RSVP requested. Contact: Ann Calderaro. Phone: 805. 498.8294.


Pleasant Valley Garden Club

10:15 to 11:30 a.m. at Seventh-day Adventist Church, 3975 Las Posas Road, Camarillo. Snacks at 10:15 a.m. Program starts 10:30 a.m. David Gordon, Kern County landscape designer and painter, speaks on the psychology of design in landscape architecture. Contact: Teri. Phone: 805.482.6933.

Channel Islands Gulls

11 a.m. at Saticoy Country Club, 4450 Clubhouse Drive, Somis. Social hour at 11 a.m., lunch at noon. Bring canned goods, blankets and coats to donate. Centerpieces sold; proceeds go to charities. RSVP required. Contact: Shirley. Phone: 805.824.4005.

Goebel Stamp Club

6:30 p.m. at Goebel Adult Community Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Annual club election. Contact: Rick McHenry. Phone: 805.405.4566.

Ventura County Rose Society

6:30 p.m. doors open and refreshments at Ventura County Office of Education Conference Center, 5100 Adolfo Road, Camarillo. Meeting at 7 p.m., speaker at 7:30 p.m. Tom Carruth, curator of Huntington Library Rose Garden, shows his favorite roses and describes how the Huntington garden has been updated. Visitors welcome. Contact: Barbara Morse. Phone: 805. 499.1657. Web:

Conejo Valley Bonsai Society

7:30 p.m. at Westlake Village Community Center, 31200 Oak Crest Drive. Jason Chan works on a juniper from start to finish. Refreshments served. Phone: 805.373.1330.

Conejo Valley Amateur Radio Club

7:30 p.m. in conference room, East County Sheriff’s Station 2101 E. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. Dennis Kidder describes how to increase the functionality of ham radio using Arduino micro-controllers. Web: