THURS., JULY 12
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: svcommunitycouncil.org.
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: bumblebeefoundation.org.
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: email@example.com. Web: oldboneymtnhotsummernight.com.
SAT., JULY 14
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.
Concert In The Park
7 p.m. at Berniece Bennett Park, 31800 Village Center Road, Westlake Village. Concert by the Long Run, tribute to the Eagles. Food trucks open at 6 p.m. Free admission; cost for food. Contact: City Hall. Phone: 818.706. 1613. Web: wlv.org/tgif.
Happy Squares Square Dance Club
8 to 10:30 p.m. at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. Rounds start at 7:15 p.m. Squares begin 8 p.m. Charlie Robertson, caller. Collecting canned goods for local food pantry.
SUN., JULY 15
Noon in campus student center, Ventura College, 4667 Telegraph Road. Informal workshop on clocks or watches at 11 a.m. At 1 p.m. David Walter gives a program on watchmaking. $3 admission charge. $5 additional, optional lunch fee. Web: nawcc-ch190.com.
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: pvhsonline.org.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: jgscv.org.
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 the biggest stars. Tickets: $6. Phone: 805.370.2301.
MON., JULY 16
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.
Conejo Valley Quilters
6:30 p.m. at Pederson Hall, Ascension Lutheran Church, 1600 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Ice cream social. Learn to make a weighted lap pad. Guest fee: $5. Web: conejovalleyquilters.com.
TUES., JULY 17
1:30 p.m. at Temple Adat Elohim, 2420 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Entertainment by Starlight Kids (formerly Kabrillo Kids), 60-voice choir with youths ages 8 to 14.
THURS., JULY 19
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 nonperishable 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: cvarc.org.
FRI., JULY 20
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.
SAT., JULY 21
Democratic Women’s Council Of Conejo Valley
9:30 a.m. champagne brunch at Boccaccio’s, 32123 Lindero Canyon Road, Ste. 104, in The Landing. Program with candidates or their representatives, including Paula Nathan, running for Ventura County Board of Education Area 2. RSVP requested. Brunch: $25. Phone: 805.498.7262. Web: dwccv. online.
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 members of Friends of the Library. Contact: Mike Fenerin. Phone: 805. 231.1198.
Westlake Village Dog Park Opening
10 a.m. to noon at dog park, southwest corner of W. Oak Crest Drive and Agoura Road. Ribbon-cutting, local pet business zone, giveaways, photo ops with owners and their pets. Separate areas for small and large dogs. Open for off-leash running and playing. Free admission. Contact: Brianne Anderson. Phone: 818.706.1613. Email: email@example.com. Web: wlv.org/dogpark.
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.
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: crpd.org/gacc.
Open House/ Family Star Party
7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at Moorpark College Observatory, 7075 Campus Road. Telescope demos, Q&A, PowerPoint show of night sky, viewing objects through telescopes. For ages 6 and up and Scouts. Free admission. Ventura County Astronomical Society hosts. Web: vcas.org.
SUN., JULY 22
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: crpd.org/concerts.
SAT., JULY 28
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: cipcug.org.
Community Health Fair
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Simi Covenant/ Nueva Esperanza Church, 4680 Alamo St., Simi Valley. Free health screenings. Professionals on-site to address health needs. Information available on community services. Services in Spanish and English. Free admission. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (English); email@example.com (español).
Monarch Butterfly Event
11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 1790 Colgate Drive, Thousand Oaks. Learn about monarch butterflies and why they need our help. Butterfly speciality plants for sale. For families. Free admission. Contact: Rick. Phone: 805.304.0369.
Buckles And Bows Square Dance Club
7 to 10 p.m. at Goebel Adult Community
Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Rounds at 7 p.m. Plus square dancing begins 7:30 p.m. Rick Gittleman, caller. Donation: $8. Contact: Bill and Nancy. Phone: 805. 497.8398.
SUN., JULY 29
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@ gardensoftheworld.info.
THURS., AUG. 2
Business-Professional Women Conejo Valley
7 p.m. Brent’s Deli, 2799 Townsgate Road, Westlake Village. Speaker is Teresa Menchaca, executive director of Ohana Health. RSVP requested. Contact: Lydia Steadman. Phone: 818. 889.4953.
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.
MON., AUG. 6
Conejo Cactus And Succulent Society
7 p.m. at Elks Lodge, 158 N. Conejo School Road, Thousand Oaks. Doors open 6:30 p.m. Michael Tardif discusses Plant Picasso landscape design. Refreshments. Free plant for new guests and new members. Free. Email: ConejoCSS@hotmail.com.
THURS., AUG. 9
Simi Valley Community Council
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Best Western Posada Royale Hotel, 1775 Madera Road, Simi Valley. Speaker from Charles J. Evered House, division of Hi-Desert Cultural Center. Lunch: $18 cash or check. Open to community. Web: svcommunitycouncil.org.
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: crpd.org/concerts.
SAT., AUG. 18
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 7:20 p.m. Tropic Starr band performs. Luau theme. Tickets: $8. Phone: 805.381.2744. Web: crpd.org/gacc.
Curling Open House
7:30 p.m. at Iceoplex, 131 W. Easy St., Simi Valley. SoCal Curling hosts. All levels of players welcome. Instruction provided for beginners. All equipment provided. For ages 12 and up. $20. RSVP requested. Contact: Kate. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.