New Boys & Girls Club dedicated

FOR THE KIDS—Crystal Naone, CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley, left, and Linda Catlin, board member, right, with Ed and Karen Jefferson during the dedication of the Karen & Ed Jefferson Boys & Girls Club on June 3 at Bay Laurel Elementary School.

Creativity springs forth at Cal Lutheran youth summer art and writing camps

The California Reading & Literature Project at Cal Lutheran University is a nonprofit organization that specializes in providing professional learning for teachers and administrators. CRLP will sponsor five camps for elementary and middle school students to help kids build their academic skills and explore their creativity during the summer. Each camp session meets from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday […]

Vintage sale at Thrift Shop

Assistance League Conejo Valley presents Glance at the Past, the once-a-year vintage event, starting Tues., June 11 at the Thrift Shop, 2853 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. The sale will have vintage, antiques and retro. The shop is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays and Saturdays; open until 7 p.m. Thursdays. Proceeds support philanthropic programs serving adults […]

Scouts learn meaning of Memorial Day

Boys & Girls Clubs offer a variety of camps

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley is accepting registrations for 2019 summer camp, open to kids in grades K-8. Camp Extreme will run at four clubs from June 10 through Aug. 16. The camp includes themed weeks such as mad science, carnival, luau and amazing race. The camp locations are: Anderson Club on the Los Cerritos Middle […]

Club member meets tennis pro

LITTLE BIG SHOT—Tennis pro Sam Querrey stands tall next to Victoria Jivkova, a Boys & girls Club member, at the recent Sam Querrey Classic hosted by North Ranch Country Club in Thousand Oaks. The charity tournament raised $14,000 for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley. Guests were also treated to an exhibition match between Querrey and Steven […]

At the library

The Calabasas Library will offer the following free programs in June at 200 Civic Center Way. The multipurpose room will be open for high school students to study for finals Thurs., June 6 from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m., Sat., June 8 from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Tues., June 11 from 2 to 7 p.m. Sat., June 1 from […]

Junior firefighters taking teen applications

Registration is open for the Ventura County Fire Department’s 2019 Junior Firefighter Academy for girls and boys ages 13 through 16. VCFD firefighters will teach three, week-long sessions of hands-on activities using firefighting tools, hoses, equipment and protective gear. Organizers say students will learn about the firefighting profession while developing communication, leadership and life skills. The program is a pathway […]

A delicious fundraising fest for Casa Pacifica

Local nonprofit Casa Pacifica is gearing up for its biggest fundraiser of the year, the 26th annual Angels Wine, Food and Brew Festival from 1 to 5 p.m. Sun., June 2 at Cal State Channel Islands, Camarillo. The festival has grown into one of the largest food and drink events in California and has been voted Best Charity Event and […]

Goal-minded girls eclipse the competition

WINNERS—The girls’ Simi Valley Eclipse Silver Elite soccer team won eight games straight to capture the recent Cal South 2019 President’s State Cup championship. Players will represent Ventura County and Southern California in the U.S. Youth Soccer Far West Regionals Cup in June in Norco, Calif., n June. Back row from left are: Coach Nelson Townes, Maggie Jiminez, Mia Woods, […]

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