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SAT., AUG. 25

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.

Starlit Summer’s Night

5:30 p.m. at Camarillo Grove Park, 6968 E. Camarillo Springs Road. Annual party for the park. Pleasant Valley Rec and Park Foundation hosts. Fundraiser for educational improvements at the nature center. Phone: 805.482.1996.

Concert In The Park

7 p.m. at Berniece Bennett Park, 31800 Village Center road, Westlake Village. Abba Fab, a tribute to Abba, performs. Free admission. Four food trucks sell dinner starting at 6 p.m. Free activities for all ages from 6 to 8 p.m. Contact: City Hall. Phone: 818.706. 1613. Web: wlv.org/tgif.

Camarillo Cafe

8 p.m. at Pleasant Valley Senior Center, 1605 E. Burnley St., Camarillo. Doors open 7:30 p.m. The Quitters and Rebecca Troon perform. Smoke- and alcohol-free venue. Suggested donation: $20. No reserved seating. Phone: 805.814.9366. Web: CamarilloCafe.com.

SUN., AUG. 26

Topanga Vintage Market

7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Pierce College, Woodland Hills. Enter at Mason Avenue entrance at Victory Boulevard. Over 180 vintage vendors, artisans, music and food trucks. $3 admission; kids under age 12 are free. Free parking. Do not bring pets. Phone: 310.422.1844. Web: topangavintagemarket.com.

Jewish Genealogical Society

1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Temple Adat Elohim, 2420 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Program: Highlights of International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies Conference, and club members share their experiences visiting their Eastern European ancestral towns. No charge to attend. Contact: Jan Meisels Allen. Phone: 818.889.6616. Email: information@ JGSCV.org. Web: JGSCV.org.

805 Wine And Brew Festival

4 to 8 p.m. at Los Robles Greens, 299 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Local wineries and breweries, exhibitors, silent raffle, and live music from Ignition. Conejo Simi Moorpark Assoc. of Realtors Public Benefit Foundation hosts. Tickets: $55. Use promo code SIZZLE for $15 discount. Contact: Rosie Nieto. Phone: 805.201. 7077. Email: 805winebrewfest@gmail.com. Web: 805WineBrewFest.com.

Free Concert Series

5 to 6:30 p.m. at Gardens of the World American Bandstand, 2001 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. 17-piece Angel City Big Band and vocalists perform. Bring lawn seating and picnics. Smoking, glass containers, alcohol and pets are not allowed. Parking on street or in TOCAP structure across the street. Phone: 805.557.1135. Email: info@ gardensoftheworld.info.

Jazz On The Patio

6 p.m. on patio behind St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church, 280 Royal Ave., Simi Valley. Jazz pianist Derek Silbermann and L.A. musicians play jazz. Family- and dog-friendly. Bring a picnic. Chairs and tables provided. Food truck available. Free admission. Phone: 805.526.5141. Web: stfrancischurchofsimi.org.

WED., AUG. 29

Ventura County Classical Guitar Society

7 to 9 p.m. at Rec and Park District Senior Center, 1605 Burnley St., Camarillo. Local ensembles and soloists play at 7 p.m. Bring own guitar. Carlos Gonzales performs 8 p.m. Free admission; all donations go to guest artist. Phone: 805.640.7147. Web: vccgs.com.

THURS., AUG. 30

Thousand Oaks Toastmasters At Lunch

Noon at Oak Room, third floor, Thousand Oaks City Hall, 2100 E. T.O. Blvd. TOTAL meetings open to guests at no charge. Improve speaking skills. Phone: 805.498.3393. Web: 1934. toastmastersclubs.org.

FRI., AUG. 31

Adult Dance

7 p.m. at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. West Coast swing lesson at 7 p.m. Dancing from 8 to 10 p.m. All types of music. For all ages. $10 for lesson, dance, refreshments. Contact: Ed. Phone: 805.391.0548.

SAT., SEPT. 1

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: aauwto-ca.aauw.net.

SUN., SEPT. 2

Dudley Museum Open House

1 to 4 p.m. at 1892 Dudley Historic House Museum, corner Loma Vista and Ashwood streets, Ventura. Docent-led tours with period music in the parlor and upstairs library landing. Free admission. Phone: 805.642.3345. Web: dudleyhouse.org.

Old-Time Country Bluegrass Gospel Music

2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Knights of Columbus Hall, 36 Figuero St., Ventura. Music on stage and jamming. Free parking in the rear. Free admission. Phone: 805.517.1131. Facebook: OTCBGMA.

MON., SEPT. 3

Summer Concerts In the Park

5 to 7 p.m. at natural amphitheater, Conejo Community Center, 1175 Hendrix Ave., Thousand Oaks. The Petty- Breakers perform tribute to Tom Petty and his band. 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.

Conejo Cactus And Succulent Society

7 p.m. at Elks Lodge, 158 N. Conejo School Road, Thousand Oaks. Doors open 6:30 p.m. Sandy Chase gives a program on “The sweet, the foul, the awesome asclepiads.” Refreshments. Email: ConejoCSS@hotmail.com.

TUES., SEPT. 4

Ventura County Sportfishing Club

6:30 p.m. at Brendan’s Irish Pub, 495 N. Ventu Park Road, Newbury Park. Pete Haynes shares his proven tips on catching fish. Contact: Bill Berger. Phone: 818.889. 1370. Web: vcsc.info.

United Democrats For Progress

7:30 p.m. at Cal Lutheran University Lundring Center, room GSFC 253, 60 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. Panel discussion on immigration. Contact: Sue. Phone: 805.231.4152. Email: suegunther@verizon.net.

WED., SEPT. 5

Ventura County Garden Club

1 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal and Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 117 N. Seventh St., Santa Paula. Bring-a-friend day. Bob Susman of Matilija Nursery in Moorpark discusses “Native plant landscaping and bringing the wild kingdom to your garden.” Contact: Jacqualin. Phone: 805.816. 6019. email: starrjacqualin@yahoo.com.

Simi Valley Stamp And Coin Club

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

Conejo Valley Legal Professionals Association

6 p.m. at Lure Fish House, 259 W. Ventura Blvd., Camarillo. Program on “real world ethic breaches.” RSVP requested. Contact: Barbara. Phone: 818.865. 0444.

THURS., SEPT. 6

Goebel Stamp Club

6:30 p.m. at Goebel Adult Community Center, 1285 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. British stamp history, show and tell, stamp giveaways. Contact: Jeff Goldstein. Phone: 805. 358.6162.

Business And Professional Women

7 p.m. at White House Black Market in The Oaks mall, 330 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Members model the latest fashions. RSVP requested. Contact: Lydia Steadman. Phone: 818. 889.4953.

FRI., SEPT. 7

The Carnival

6 to 11 p.m. at Whizin Market Square, 28914 Roadside Drive, Agoura Hills. Also noon to 11 p.m. Saturday and noon to 9 p.m. Sunday. Rides and games with prizes. Benefit for the Foundation for Las Virgenes Schools. Free admission. Cost for rides, games. Web: TheFoundationLVS.org.

Fireside Concert

7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at Borchard Community Center, 190 Reino Road, Newbury Park. Entertainers: Emmy Award-winning writer/folksinger Tracy Newman, Tom Corbett trio with Bill Knopf and Mike Mullins, plus John Zipperer and band. $10 admission includes coffee, tea and refreshments. Adults only. No reserved seating. Contact: Bob Kroll. Phone: 805.427. 4707. Email: folksgr1@aol.com. Web: facebook.com/firesideconcert.

SAT., SEPT. 8

End-Of-Summer Plant Sale

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Elks Lodge, 158 N. Conejo School Road, Thousand Oaks. Conejo Cactus and Succulent Society hosts. Over 16 plant and pottery vendors. Drought-tolerant plants for sale. Growing tips from experts. Bring boxes or bags for purchases. Sale is in conjunction with Elks barbecue. Web: conejocss.com.

Ventura Art And Street Painting Festival

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Sunday on Ventura Harbor Village promenade. Featured artist is Gus Moran. Over 40 artists create chalk murals as spectators watch. Children can draw their own art for $10 donation for chalk and a sidewalk square. Vendors. Event benefits local nonprofits. Free admission. Free parking on Spinnaker Drive in Harbor Village parking lots. Web: venturaartfestival.com.

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 children of all abilities. Face painting, crafts, entertainment and treats. Kids can bring a sack lunch. Free admission. RSVP required. Contact: Dina Kaplan. Phone: 818.222. 8118. Email: specialkidslaw@gmail.com.

TUES., SEPT. 11

Westlake Women’s Club

10 a.m. at Westlake Village Inn, Vintage Room, 31943 Agoura Road. Speaker is Barbara Colella from Preferred Hospice Inc. Luncheon served. RSVP requested. Contact: Judy. Phone: 805.523.7956. Web: westlakewomensclub.com.

THURS., SEPT. 13

Somis Thursday Club

11:15 a.m. at 5380 Bell St., Somis. Richard Weiss plays piano and explains about operas. Cost: $15 at door for catered lunch. RSVP requested. Phone: 805.388.1275. Email: crusin222@gmail.com.

Simi Valley Community Council

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Best Western Posada Royale Hotel, 1775 Madera Road. Representative from Many Mansions affordable housing to speak. Lunch cost: $18, cash or check payable to SVCC. RSVP requested. Email: simivalleycommunitycouncil@gmail.com.

FRI., SEPT. 14

Simi Valley/Moorpark Republican Women Fed.

5 to 7 p.m. at Viva La Pasta, 525 Country Club Drive, Simi Valley. Chips and chat. Informal meeting for people to share ideas of a conservative political nature. No RSVP needed. No-host bar. Web: svrwf.com.

SAT., SEPT. 15

Guided Labyrinth Walk

7 to 8:30 p.m. at labyrinth behind St. Columba’s Episcopal Church, 1251 Las Posas Road, Camarillo. Theme: “Silence.” Finger labyrinths available. Contact: Church office. Phone: 805. 482.8831. Email: office.manager@stcolumbaca.com.

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 7:20 p.m. Ralph Mathis provides music. Black and White theme. Tickets: $8. Contact: Goebel Center. Phone: 805. 381.2744. Web: crpd.org/gacc.

SAT., SEPT. 22

Channel Islands PC Users Group

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

Bingo Bonanza

9:30 a.m. doors open at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. Games start 11 a.m. Cash prizes. $25 for 28 games. Optional turkey sandwich lunch for additional $5. Tickets available at door if not sold out. Proceeds benefit local seniors. Phone: 805.583.6363.

MON., SEPT. 24

Brandeis Conejo Valley Chapter

10 a.m. at a home in Agoura Hills. Orientation coffee for new and prospective members. RSVP required. Contact: Elaine Leff. Phone: 818.368. 5705. Email: elainel@socal.rr.com.