Friendly Book Discussion Group

6:30 to 8 p.m. at Grant Brimhall Library, 1401 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Reading William Shakespeare’s “Two Noble Kinsmen.” Guests welcome.

Goebel Stamp Club

6:30 p.m. at Goebel Adult Community Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Giveaways, show and tell. Contact: Jeff Goldstein. Phone: 805. 358.6162.

Camarillo Community Band

7 p.m. in Community Center Park, 1605 Burnley St., Camarillo. Outdoor concert. Bring picnic dinner. Free admission. Contact: Dan Rhymes. Phone: 805.484. 8050. Email: Web:

Conejo Valley Woodworkers Assoc.

7 p.m. at private home, 4261 Walnut Ave., Simi Valley. Three informative woodworking demos. No charge. Contact: Arlen Handberg. Phone: 805. 229.1559. Email: Web:

Business/Professional Women Of Conejo Valley

7 p.m. at Mimi’s Cafe, 400 N. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Craig Ann Barbosa and Linda Eichberg promote health benefits of a local spa and gym. Contact: Lydia Steadman. Phone: 818. 889.4953.


Newcomers/Encore Club

9:45 a.m. outside food court, The Oaks mall, 350 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Chat with members to learn about club activities. Contact: Darlene. Phone: 805.267. 9558.


Thousand Oaks AAUW

9 a.m. at Stella’s Gourmet Restaurant, 2385 Michael Drive, Newbury Park. Informal small group coffee and chat for prospective members. Web:

Brandon’s Buddies

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. Crafts, entertainment, face painting

and treats. Kids can bring a sack lunch. No charge. RSVP required. Contact: Dina Kaplan. Phone: 818. 222.8118. Email:

Monarch Butterfly Event

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 1790 Colgate Drive, Thousand Oaks. For all ages. Rick and Lynne talk about monarch butterflies and why they need help. Butterfly speciality plants for sale. Free admission. Contact: Rick. Phone: 805.304.0369.

Curling Open House

7:30 p.m. at Iceoplex, 131 W. Easy St., Simi Valley. Lanes for beginning and experienced players. For ages 12 and up. $20. RSVP requested. Contact: Kate. Email:


Simi Valley Jazz Club

1 to 4:30 p.m. at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. Open jam session at 1 p.m. Seniors of Note Big Band plays at 3 p.m. Non-member donation: $10. Phone: 805.791.9903.

‘Gilbert And Sullivan Favorites’

3 to 5 p.m. at Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Ventura County Gilbert and Sullivan Repertoire Co. presents selections from operettas. Audience sings along on some choruses. Tickets: $15. Phone: 805.381.1246. Web:

Concerts In The Park

6 p.m. at Chumash Park, 5550 Medea Valley Drive, Agoura Hills. Platinum Groove performs. Fireworks show at 9 p.m. Free admission. Bring lawn seating and picnic. Contact: Agoura Hills Rec and Event Center. Phone: 818.597.7361. Web:


Conejo Orchid Society

7 p.m. at Westlake Village City Hall, 31200 Oak Crest Drive. Chris Ehrler of Five City Orchid Society speaks on the culture and growing of masdevallias and pleurothallids. Refreshments, orchid raffle. Guests welcome. Email: Web:


Camarillo Quilters Association

9:30 a.m. to noon at Pleasant Valley Rec Center, 1605 Burnley St., Camarillo. Doors open 8:45 a.m. Mike McNamara speaks on “Meaning, Metaphor and Humor in Quilt-Making.” $5 guest fee. Web:

AAUW Simi Valley

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at a member’s home. Informational potluck salad luncheon for prospective members. Social projects and programs discussed. Location given upon RSVP. Contact: Volanda. Phone: 805.582. 1286.

United Democrats For Progress

6:30 p.m. at Cal Lutheran University Lundring Center, room GSFC 253, 60 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. Economist Ray Freeman discusses “coffee bar economics.” Rep. from Katie Hill campaign for Congress invited. Contact: Sue. Phone: 805.231.4152. Email:

Ventura County Writers Club

7 p.m. at Pleasant Valley Rec and Park, 1605 Burnley St., Camarillo. Author Xina Marie Uhl discusses the importance of research in writing fiction. YA science fiction author Steven Eckroad speaks about his book “Telpher.” Contact: Shellie Ellsworth. Phone: 805. 300.1365.


Social Dancing

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

Simi Valley Quilt Guild

7 p.m. at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. Program: game night. Guest fee: $5. Contact: Sue Singer. Phone: 805.522. 2454.


Simi Valley Community Council

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Best Western Posada Royale Hotel, 1775 Madera Road, Simi Valley. Robbie Hildago from Simi at the Garden speaks about the benefits the garden brings to the community. Lunch: $18 cash or check. Web:

Wild West Fundraiser

5 to 10 p.m. at Strathearn Historical Park, 137 Strathearn Place, Simi Valley. Catered barbecue, live and silent auctions, casino tables, raffles, lawn games, Charityville Jail, celebrities. Country-western attire suggested. Fundraiser for BumbleBee Foundation. Tickets: $60. Web:

Hot Summer Night Festival

5 to 9 p.m. at The Gardens at Los Robles Golf Course, 299 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Unlimited craft beer, wine and food tastings. 70 hot sauces for tasting. Cornhole tournament with cash prizes. Benefit for Grossman Burn Foundation Fireman’s Fund. Hosted by Rotary Club of Newbury Park and Old Boney Mtn. Hot Sauce Co. Tickets: $55 online and $60 at gate. Tastings plus cornhole tourney: $70. Cornhole tourney only: $30. Phone: 805.701.7248. Email: Web:


Free Hike

8 to 11:30 a.m. Meet at trailhead at end of Wendy Drive, Newbury Park. Moderately strenuous 6-mile hike along Mount Boney Trail. Bring water. Phone: 805.495.2163.


Watch-Clock Association

Noon in campus student center, Ventura College, 4667 Telegraph Road. Informal workshop on clocks or watches at 11 a.m. Mart with items for sale, lunch. Program at 1 p.m. David Walter gives a program on watchmaking. $3 admission charge. $5 additional, optional lunch fee. Web:

Bee And Butterfly Day

1 to 4 p.m. at Pleasant Valley Historical Society Botanical Garden, 720 N. Las Posas Road, Camarillo. Guest speakers. Seed packet giveaways. Butterfly- and bee-friendly plants, books, seed mix and pollinator plants for sale. Phone: 805.482.3660. Web:

Jewish Genealogical Society

1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Temple Adat Elohim, 2420 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Program: “Genealogy in the round: successes, failures, artifacts and brick walls.” Members and guests share their research stories in five to 10 minutes or ask questions. To participate, email contact in advance. Contact: Jan Meisels Allen. Email: Web:

Silents Under The Stars

8 p.m. at Paramount Ranch, 2903 Cornell Road, Agoura. Presented by Hollywood Heritage with the National Park Service. Program starring Marion Davies, who finds herself swept up in the crazy world of slapstick comedies in a behind-the-scenes look at silent-era Hollywood. Filled with cameos of biggest stars of the time. Tickets: $6. Phone: 805.370.2301.


Conejo Valley Genealogical Society

6 to 8:30 p.m. at Grant Brimhall Library, 1401 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Jeanette Berrard, special collections librarian at Thousand Oaks Library, discusses special books, files, folios, audio and video records available for genealogical research. Free.


TAE Seniors

1:30 p.m. at Temple Adat Elohim, 2420 Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Entertainment by Starlight Kids (formerly Kabrillo Kids), 60-voice choir with youths ages 8 to 14.


Channel Islands Gulls

11 a.m. at Saticoy Country Club, 4450 N. Clubhouse Drive, Somis. Lunch at noon. “Christmas in July” theme. Bring canned goods and non-perishable foods to benefit St. Vincent de Paul. Wear blue. Cost: $30. RSVP requested. Contact: Shirley. Phone: 805.824.4005.

Conejo Valley Amateur Radio Club

7:30 p.m. in community room, East County Sheriff ‘s Station, 2101 E. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. Panel presentation of logging software programs. Web:


Simi Valley/Moorpark Republican Women Fed.

5 to 7 p.m. at Best Western Posada Royale Hotel, 1775 Madera Road, Simi Valley. Informal time to share ideas. No-host bar. No RSVP needed.


Library Used Book Sale

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in parking lot, Moorpark City Library, 699 Moorpark Ave. $4 per bag of books. Early-bird admission at 9:30 a.m. and $3 per bag for Friends of the Library members; can join at the event. Contact: Mike Fenerin. Phone: 805. 231.1198.

Guided Labyrinth Walk

7 to 8:30 p.m. at outdoor labyrinth behind St. Columba’s Episcopal Church, 1251 Las Posas Road, Camarillo. Theme: “Acceptance.” Finger labyrinths available. No charge. Contact: Church office. Phone: 805. 482.8831.

Ballroom Dance

7:30 to 10 p.m. at Goebel Adult Community Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Doors open 6 p.m. Free dance lesson from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wyatt Haupt Band plays. Red, white and blue theme. Admission: $8. Phone: 805.381.2744. Web:


Summer Concerts In the Park

5 to 7 p.m. at natural amphitheater, Conejo Community Center, 1175 Hendrix Ave., Thousand Oaks. Mirage: Visions of Fleetwood Mac performs. Free admission. Seating is first-come, first-served. On-site parking only for vehicles with handicap placard. Bring lawn seating and picnics. No pets. Web:


Channel Islands PC Users Group

8:45 a.m. to noon at Boys & Girls Club, 1500 Temple Ave., Camarillo. Enter through rear of building. Educating users about computers, tablets, phones and technology. Phone: 805.289.3960. Web:


Free Outdoor Concert

5 to 6:30 p.m. at bandstand, Gardens of the World, 2001 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., T.O. U.S. Coast Guard Guardian Brass Band quintet performs. Bring lawn seating and picnics. No smoking, glass containers, alcohol or pets. Parking available on street and in Civic Arts Plaza structure. Free. Phone: 805.557.1135. Email: info@

SUN., AUG. 5

Car Show/Chili Cook-Off

8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Simi Valley Elks Lodge, 1561 Kuehner Drive. Breakfast buffet at 8 a.m. Chili tasting. Hot dogs, hamburgers and beverages sold. Live music. Free admission. $10 breakfast buffet. Fee for chili taste tickets. $10 vehicle/motorcycle show entry. Charity event hosted by Elks Lodge. Contact: Ted Poliskey. Phone: 805.304. 0891.

SAT., AUG. 11

Book Blow-Out Sale

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Simi Valley Library community room, 2969 Tapo Canyon Road. $3 for bag of used books, $5 for a box of books. Simi Valley Friends of the Library sponsors.

SUN., AUG. 12

Summer Concerts In The Park

5 to 7 p.m. at natural amphitheater, Conejo Community Center, 1175 Hendrix Ave., Thousand Oaks. Yachtley Crew plays ’70s and ’80s soft rock. Free admission. Bring lawn seating and picnics; no pets. On-site parking only for vehicles with handicap placard. Web: