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:

Conejo Valley Bonsai Society

7:30 p.m. in Westlake Village Community Center, 31200 Oak Crest Drive. Bring trees for a workshop. Phone: 805.373.1330.


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.

Clean Comedy Hour

7:30 p.m. at 6144-1/2 Chesebro Road, Agoura Hills. For all ages. Laughs in fun, safe, clean environment. Admission: donations. Food and drinks for sale, cash only.


Democratic Women’s Council Of Conejo Valley

9:30 a.m. champagne brunch at Boccaccio’s Restaurant, 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 cost: $25. Phone: 805.498.7262. Web:

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; can join at the event. 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: Web: 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.

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: 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:


Topanga Vintage Market

7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Pierce College, Woodland Hills. Mason Avenue entrance at Victory Boulevard. 180 vintage vendors, artisans, music and food trucks. Admission: $3. Kids under age 12 enter free. No pets. Phone: 310.422.1844. 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:

Community Concert

6 to 8 p.m. at Agoura High School PAEC, 28545 Driver Ave. Conejo Valley Community Concert and Jazz Band featuring Matt Harris performs. Guest vocalist Kenny Ellis. Bob Hackett, director. No charge. Phone: 818.597.7361. Web:


Channel Islands Chapter Embroiderers’ Guild

9:30 a.m. at Camarillo United Methodist Church, 291 Anacapa Drive. Bring a project to work on. Beginners can attend two meetings before joining. Phone: 805.484.9056. Web:

Ventura County Classical Guitar Society

7 to 9 p.m. at Pleasant Valley Rec and Park District Senior Center, 1605 Burnley St., Camarillo. Ensembles and solos play at 7 p.m.; bring a guitar and sign up. Benjamin Shearer,flamenco guitarist, performs at 8 p.m. Admission is free; donations go to guest artist. Refreshments served. Phone: 805.640.7147. Web:


Jewish Republican Alliance

Noon to 1:30 p.m. at Los Robles Greens, 299 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Speaker is Ronda Baldwin- Kennedy, Republican nominee for Assembly 44th District. Buffet lunch: $22 members and $25 nonmembers with RSVP. $25 cash or check at door. Email: Judy@ Web:

Adult Dance

7 to 10 p.m. at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. West Coast Swing lesson from 7 to 8 p.m. Dancing from 8 to 10 p.m. with all types of music. $10 for lesson, refreshments and dancing. For all ages.


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:

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: (English); (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.

Oxnard Salsa Festival

11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Plaza Park,fifth and B streets in Oxnard. Latin bands,crafts, international foods, kids’ play zone. Free admission. Main stage open lawn seating is $5 (kids under 10 admitted free). Salsa tasting tent admission: $5, includes 10 taste tickets and chips. Phone: 805.535.4060. Web: Oxnard-

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.


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. Free admission. Parking available on street and in Civic Arts Plaza structure. Phone: 805.557.1135. Email: info@


Organic Garden Club Of Ventura County

6 to 8 p.m. at Newbury Park Library, 2331 Borchard Road. Paul Tille of Calif. Rare Fruit Growers,“All aboutfig trees.” Contact: Diana. Phone: 805.241.7308.

WED., AUG. 1

Conejo Valley Guild UCLA Jonsson Cancer Ctr.

10:30 a.m. luncheon in Provence Room, Westlake Village Inn, 31943 Agoura Road. Doctors from Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center discuss their research. Admission: $30. RSVP. Contact: Hedy Nulman. Phone: 805. 955.0553. Email:

Conejo Valley Legal Professionals Assoc.

6 p.m. at Ameci’s 1724 Avenida de Los Arboles, Thousand Oaks. Program on “Professional ethics in the workplace.” RSVP requested. Contact: Barbara. Phone: 818.865. 0444.


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.

Free Concert Series

5 to 6:30 p.m. at bandstand, Gardens of the World, 2001 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., T.O. 16-piece Thousand Oaks-based Sedalia Ragtime Orchestra plays “Americana” songs. Bring lawn seating and picnics. No smoking, glass containers, alcohol or pets. Free admission. Parking available on street and in Civic Arts Plaza structure. Phone: 805.557.1135. Email: info@

MON., AUG. 6

Simi Valley Stamp And Coin Club

1 to 3:30 p.m. at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi, room 106. Talks, show and tell, and auctions. Contact: Allen Conrad. Phone: 818. 348.3695.

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:


United Democrats For Progress

6:30 p.m. at Cal Lutheran University, Lundring Center, room GSFC 253, 60 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. Attorney Caleb Donner discusses the Supreme Court controversy. Contact: Sue. Phone: 805.231.4152. Email:


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:

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.

Midsummer Eve Wine Festival

4 to 7:30 p.m. at Hyatt Regency Westlake, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., WLV. For ages 21 and up. Sample limited-production local handcrafted wines, microbrews and hors d’oeuvres. Auction. Meet Olympic and Special Olympic athletes. Fundraiser for Thousand Oaks Rotary Foundation. Admission: $75 in advance, $90 at door. Raffle tickets: $20. Contact: Susan Murata. Phone: 805. 390.0027. Web: