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THURS., MARCH 7

Conejo Valley Woodworkers Assoc.

7 p.m. in cafeteria building, Redwood Middle School, 233 W. Gainsborough Road, Thousand Oaks. Informative project demo and tool raffle. For all skill levels. No charge. Phone: 805.229.1559. Email: president@cvwa.org. Web: cvwa.org.

Business/Professional Women Of Conejo Valley

7 p.m. at Brent’s Deli, 2799 Townsgate Road, Westlake. Lydia Steadman gives a travelogue on Papua New Guinea. Contact: Lydia Steadman. Phone: 818. 889.4953.

Toastmasters

7 p.m. at Calvary Community Church, 5439 Via Rocas, room 2106, Westlake Village. Learn how to share your faith with others in friendly setting or practice a speech for the workplace.

FRI., MARCH 8

Women As Agents Of Change

6 to 8:30 p.m. in Lundring Event Center, Cal Lutheran University, 3405 Mountclef Blvd., Thousand Oaks. Dining For Women hosts broadcast of discussion with Abigail Disney and other panelists on women as agents of change. Refreshments served. Free admission. RSVP required. Web: Eventbrite.com (search for International Women’s Day in Thousand Oaks)

COA Adult Dance

7:30 to 10 p.m. at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. Eric Ekstrand Trio plays ballroom, swing and line dance music. Dance hosts, refreshments. St. Patrick’s Day theme. Polka lesson from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Admission: $7 includes lesson. Phone: 805.208.8394.

SAT., MARCH 9

Out Of The Darkness Walk

8 p.m. at Cal Lutheran University Kingsmen Park, 60 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. Walk runs rain or shine from 9 to 11 a.m. American Foundation of Suicide Prevention hosts walk to fight suicide. Speakers. Contact: Mike Matthew. Email: mikemanfrommo@yahoo.com. Web: afsp.donordrive.com.

Happy Squares Square Dance Club

8 to 10:30 p.m. at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. Rounds start 7:15 p.m. Squares begin 8 p.m. 50th anniversary dance. Bronc Wise, caller.

SUN., MARCH 10

Free Hike

8 to 11:30 a.m. Meet at trailhead on Lindero Canyon Road near Wembly Road. 6.5-mile moderately strenuous hike through Rancho Simi. Bring water and suitable boots. Rain two days before or during cancels. Phone: 805.495.2163.

Camarillo CROP Walk

12:30 p.m. registration at Padre Serra Church, 5205 Upland Road, Camarillo. Walk begins 1:30 p.m. 5K and 10K routes. Donations go to Church World Services to fight hunger worldwide. Contact: Gordon Henry. Phone: 805. 279.9250. Email: ghenry33@hotmail.com. Web: crophungerwalk.org/ camarilloca.

MON., MARCH 11

Conejo Orchid Society

7 p.m. at Westlake Village City Hall, 31200 Oak Crest Drive. Tim Culbertson speaks on pescatoria orchids. Plant judging and a plant raffle table. Email: Kathy@KathyBoals.com. Web: ConejoOrchidSociety.org.

TUES., MARCH 12

Camarillo Quilters Association

9:30 a.m. at Pleasant Valley Community Center auditorium, 1605 Burnley St., Camarillo. Doors open at 8:45 a.m. for social time. Sarah Goer gives a trunk show and discussion of rules and options for planned improv piecing. Guest fee $5. Web: camarilloquiltersassociation.com.

Westlake Women’s Club

10 a.m. at Westlake Village Inn, Fairway Room, 31943 Agoura Road. Presentation by Dale Harshberger, garden professional from Armstrong Garden Center, Thousand Oaks. Lunch served. RSVP requested. Contact: Judy. Phone: 805.523.7956. Web: westlakewomensclub.com.

Ventura County Writers Club

7 p.m. at Pleasant Valley Rec Center, 1605 Burnley St., Camarillo. Speaker is Karen Gorback, award-winning author who teaches menior writing. Contact: Sheli Ellsworth. Phone: 805. 300.1365. Web: venturacountywriters.com.

WED., MARCH 13

Simi Valley Quilt Guild

7 p.m. at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. Quilty’ force sew-athon. Guest fee $5. Contact: Sue Singer. Phone: 805.522. 2454. Web: simivalleyquiltguild.org.

Conejo Valley Fly Fishers

7:30 p.m. at Conejo Valley Church of Christ, 2525 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Steve Day discusses the Golden Trout Wilderness Pack Station. Phone: 805.498.2944.

THURS., MARCH 14

Somis Thursday Club

11:15 a.m. at 5380 Bell St., Somis. Women’s club with lunch and program. Richard Weiss at piano gives a “Broadway Review.” No lunch charge this month. RSVP requested. Phone; 805.388.1275. Email: crusin222@gmail.com.

Simi Valley Community Council

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Posada Royale Best Western Hotel, 1775 Madera Road, Simi Valley. Caroly Valdez of Simi Valley Historical Society discusses the city’s history. Lunch: $18 members, $20 non-members or $10 if not eating. Web: svcommunitycouncil.org.

Thousand Oaks Toastmasters At Lunch

Noon to 1 p.m. every Thursday at T.O. Civic Arts Plaza, third floor Oak Room, 2100 T.O. Blvd. Advance your career, improve your public speaking and develop leadership skills. Free for guests. Web: 1934.toastmastersclubs.org.

Salute To 100 Years Of Broadway Concert

7 p.m. at Moorpark High School performing arts center, 4500 Tierra Rejada Road. Two school choirs, three ensembles and soloists present hits and medleys from Broadway shows. Tickets: $10 adults, $7 seniors and students. Box office opens 6:30.

FRI., MARCH 15

Simi Valley/Moorpark Republican Women Fed.

11:30 a.m. at Simi Valley Cultural Arts center, 3050 E. Los Angeles Ave. Susan Shelley, columnist and Assembly candidate, speaks on current events regarding China. $25 pay at the door by cash or check. RSVP requested. Contact: Lea Williams. Email: mrsleawilliams@gmail.com.

WVFD International Folk Dancing

7 to 10 p.m. every Friday at Canjo Park Senior Center, 7356 Jordan St., near post office. No partner needed. First visit is free, then $5 per week. Contact: Randy. Phone: 805.558.2350.

SAT., MARCH 16

Community 5K And Fun Run

8 a.m. 5K race starts at Arroyo Vista Community Park, Tierra Rejada Road, Moorpark. Fun Run begins 9:30 a.m. Runners should arrive 30 minutes before start of race. Event benefits Reuben Castro Charities. Entry fees: $30 for 5K, $35 for Virtual Runner and $10 for Fun Run. Discount for registered groups of four or more. Web: community5K.us.

Democratic Women’s Council Of Conejo Valley

9:30 a.m. champagne brunch at Boccaccio’s Restaurant, 32123 Lindero Canyon Road, The Landing, Westlake Village. L. A County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl speaks on women in politics. Cost: $25. RSVP requested. Phone: 805.498.7262. Web: Actblue Democratic Women’s Council.

New Orleans Crawfish Boil

1 to 6 p.m. at private residence, 848 Calle Compo, Thousand Oaks. Live crawfish boil, chicken and sausage gumbo, fried chicken po’boys, Cajun poke, bread pudding shuffle, beer, wine and Hurricanes. Fundraiser for Jewel Levine Foundation. Tickets: $60. Email: thejewellevinefoundation@gmail.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 6:30 to 7:20 p.m. Tropic Starr plays live music. St. Patrick’s Day theme. Tickets: $10. Phone: 805.381.2744. Web: crpd.org/ gacc.

Camarillo Cafe

7:30 p.m. at 1605 Burnley St., Camarillo. Fiddler Phil Salazar and the Kinfolk perform. Smoke- and alcohol-free venue. Desserts served. Admission: suggested donation of $25. Seating isfirst-come,first-served.

SUN., MARCH 17

Watch/Clock Association

Noon in Campus Student Center, Ventura College, 4667 Telegraph Road. Workshop on clocks or watches at 11 a.m. Items for sale, lunch. Program at 1 p.m. Sue Gary discusses Eberhard Baldewein and his astronomical clock of Dresden. $5 admission charge. Optional lunch for $5 more. Web: nawcc-ch190.com.

Free Concert

2 p.m. at Camarillo Public Library community room, 4101 Las Posas Road. Award-winning Crooked Eye Tommy, blues and Southern rock band, performs. Plays songs from the CD“Butterflies and Snakes.”Friends of the Camarillo Library sponsor. Seating isfirst-come,first-served. Phone: 805.388.7158. Email: marymlittle@verizon.net.

WED., MARCH 20

Camarillo Republican Women

5:30 p.m. at Spanish Hills Country Club, 999 Crestview Drive, Camarillo. Networking at 5 p.m. Lt. Col. Buzz Paterson discusses his 20-year Air Force career. Lunch: $40 members, $45 nonmembers. Champagne chicken or grilled ham steak. RSVP required; leave name, phone, entree choice and number of guests attending. Phone: 888.747.9955, ext. 1.

THURS., MARCH 21

Simi Valley Art Association

6 p.m. at Rancho Simi Rec and Park District Activity Center, 4201 Guardian St., Simi Valley. Demo by animator Pete Michaels, supervising producer at Stoopid Buddy Studios, Burbank, and director for Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim show. Admission: $5 SVAA members, $7 nonmembers. Web: simivalleyart.org.

Ventura County Rose Society

7:30 p.m. doors open and refreshments at Ventura County Office of Education Conference Center, 5100 Adolfo Road, Camarillo. Rose show at 7 p.m, program at 7:30 p.m. Suzanne Horn speaks about“Success with roses in containers.” Contact: Barbara Morse. Phone: 805. 499.1657. Web: venturacountyrosesociety.org.

FRI., MARCH 22

Spring Arts And Crafts Boutique

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Simi Valley United Methodist Church, 2394 Erringer Road. Spring holiday gifts, baked goods, lunch cafe. Sponsored by United Methodist Women. Phone: 805.526.6231.

SAT., MARCH 23

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 tech. Free for guests. Phone: 805.289.3960. Web: cipcug.org.

MON., MARCH 25

Organic Garden Club Of Ventura County

6 to 8 p.m. at Newbury Park Library, 2331 Borchard Road. Fruit tree expert Edgar Valdivia teaches how to propagate dragon fruit and other tropical fruits. Public welcome.

WED., MARCH 27

Conejo Valley Garden Club

9:30 a.m. at United Methodist Church of Thousand Oaks, 1000 E. Janss Road, room 11/12. After a brief meeting, carpool to visit Hartley Botanica wholesale nursery at 4467 Balcom Canyon Road, Somis. Bring a picnic lunch. Contact: Walter Rugh. Phone: 818. 865.2988.

SAT., MARCH 30

Round-Up Country Music Festival

11 a.m. at Hummingbird Nest Ranch, 2940 Kuehner Drive, Simi Valley. Performances by country music headliners and local talent. Food and merchandise vendors, beer and wine, silent auction, lawn games and Kids Korral. All proceeds go to Kiwanis Club charitable programs. General admission: $34.99. Kids 12 and under free with GA paid adult. VIP Terrace Experience: $99.99 with access to Village Terrace, catered food and private bar. On site parking: $20 cash. Free parking and shuttle at Simi Valley High School and Metrolink station. Phone: 805.807.5100. Web: roundupsimi.com.

Music By Vivien Mason

2 p.m. at Oxnard Public Library, meeting room B, 251 South A St. Mason sings jazz and Broadway tunes with pianist Jimmy Calire. No charge.

THURS., APRIL 11

Brandeis Conejo Valley Chapter

10 a.m. in Agoura Hills. Orientation coffee to introduce prospective members to the club. Address given on RSVP. Contact: Elaine Leff. Phone: 805.876. 0303. Email: elainel@socal.rr.com.

SAT., APRIL 13

Spring Plant Sale

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Elks Lodge, 158 N. Conejo School Road, Thousand Oaks. Conejo Cactus and Succulent Society sponsors. 30 plant and pottery vendors, drought-tolerant plants. Guests can get advice from experts. Bring boxes or bags for purchases. Parking on Los Feliz Drive next to Beyer Park. Web: conejocss.com.

Pageant Of A Thousand Gems

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at Borchard Community Center, 190 Reino Road, Newbury Park. Also 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Dealers in minerals, gems, fossils, rocks, jewelry, hobby tools and supplies. Exhibits, demos, door prizes, silent auction, plant sale and youth activities. Conejo Gem and Mineral Club sponsors. Free admission and parking. Contact: Chuck Borchart. Phone: 805. 551.9946. Web: cgamc.org.

Youth Stamp Fair

12:30 to 3 p.m. at Goebel Center, 1385 Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Prizes given all day. Free admission. Each patron receives a beginners’ stamp collecting kit and stamps. Contact: Richard Countess. Phone: 818.889.2669. Email: rcountess@aol.com.

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