Celebrating Scandinavian heritage in Agoura Hills

Westlake prepares for day of family fun

The 16th annual Westlake Village City Celebration will run from 3 to 8 p.m. Sat., Oct. 20 at the Civic Center, 31200 Oak Crest Drive. The afternoon and evening event brings together community groups and organizations for a family-friendly gathering. White Oak Family Fun Fair returns with rides like Zipper, swing chairs, pirate ship, Ferris Wheel, carousel, inflatables and a […]

Love meatballs

The Vasa Park Association will present its annual Scandinavian Höstmarknad Fall Market and Swedish Meatball Competition from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun., Oct. 14 at Vasa Park, 2854 Triunfo Canyon Road, Agoura Hills. The event will have craft retailers, games, swimming, dancing and climbing in the tradition of a Swedish Crayfish Party in which Swedes have a good time. […]

Gala night offlapper-era fundraising

Step back in time and experience a decade full of glitz, glamour and old-fashioned fun during the 16th annual Stand Up for Kids gala dinner and auction hosted by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley. Centered around a 1920s theme, the event takes place from 5 to 10 p.m. Sat., Oct. 20 at the Four Seasons Hotel […]

At the library

The Calabasas Library at 200 Civic Center Way will offer the following free activities. Tues., Oct. 16 and 23, college advice for high school students and their parents. Thurs., Oct. 11 at 6 p.m., the 2nd Thursday book club for adults. A library card is required to participate. For details, email Wed., Oct. 17 at 11 a.m., the Wednesday […]

YMCA benefits draws in over $465,000

The Southeast Ventura County YMCA’s second annual “Reach For The Stars” Gala raised $465,780 to support YMCA programs. The event was held Sept. 22 at the Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village. Also, John and Karen Bradley were honored as the 2018 Joel and Frances McCrea Award recipients Nearly 500 guests attended the festivities. The YMCA also presented three leadership awards […]

Ahhh! Music for the holidays

The Agoura Hills Harmony Chorus, a.k.a. Ahh! Cappella, invites women singers in the area to participate in the 2018 Jingle and Mingle Guest Chorus. Rehearsals will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays for six weeks beginning Oct. 23 at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church Hall, 1 Church Road, Thousand Oaks. The chorus is not affiliated with the church. Women […]

Dressing in style

The Assistance League Conejo Valley will present a coat sale at its thrift shop starting Tues., Oct. 9 at 2853 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., T.O. Coats for women, men, and children will be available for all seasons, in many styles, colors, sizes and fabrics. Proceeds support philanthropic programs serving adults and children in the Conejo Valley. The store is open […]

Kids clubsfly with E.A.G.L.E.S. award

Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s national headquarters based in Atlanta, Ga., recently honored the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley for achieving the 2018 League of E.A.G.L.E.S. Bronze Award. The award recognizes the clubs for achieving 85 percent or more of the Board Governance Key Performance Indicators that define a strong organizational board of directors. According to […]

Samuelsson Foundation helps youth program

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley recently received a $50,000 grant from the Harriet H. Samuelsson Foundation. The grant will be used to support clubs’ Strong Communities, Resilient Youth program, which includes training for staff and members as well as the development of youth-led safety committees at each club site. The project aims to provide support to […]

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