Botanicum to host ‘Family Fundays’ on Sundays

Family Fundays will be presented at 11 a.m. on Sundays, June 2 through Oct. 27, at the Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga. Creative PlayGround will present interactive theatre for young children and Peter Alsop’s Kids Koncerts provide music and stories. The picturesque and rustic grounds of the Botanicum offer an opportunity for families to stroll, […]

Singing group benefits schools

Singing group benefits schools In a recent ceremony, representatives of Agoura Hills Harmony Chorus and Harmony Oaks Chorus presented nearly $10,000 to five Conejo Valley and Simi Valley high school choral music programs. The funds were generated through two benefit performances hosted by Dick Van Dyke and organized by local women’s and men’s barbershop choruses. The performances were in Thousand […]

Bard’s summer visit to Thousand Oaks needs help

Volunteers are sought to serve as greeters, gift shop assistants, site set-up assistants, VIP hospitality hosts and reservation managers during the Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from June 28 through Aug. 4 in Kingsmen Park on the campus of California Lutheran University, 60 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. The Kingsmen Shakespeare Company will offer free weekend performances […]

Zwicker named crossing guard of the year

Irving Zwicker has been named 2001-2002 School Crossing Guard of the Year for the city of Agoura Hills by All City Management Services, Inc. As a crossing guard, Zwicker has served the students and community of Lindero Canyon Middle School and Yerba Buena Elementary School in Agoura Hills for five years. According to All City, "On school days, everyone has […]

The Acorn Newspapers to present ‘Summer Concerts in the Park’

The city of Agoura Hills and The Acorn Newspapers will present the "Summer Concerts in the Park" series from June through August at Chumash Park, 5550 Medea Valley Drive, Agoura Hills. The concert series is celebrating 20 years of bringing free summer musical events to the city of Agoura Hills. Food is for sale at a nominal fee beginning at […]

La Reina students to participate in Art Walk

Students from La Reina High School in Thousand Oaks will again donate their time to create a mural interactively with kids attending ArtWalk 2002. Each year about 10 to 15 girls from the high school’s Art Club, under the direction of Deborah DeMontreaux, stretch out a giant canvas and sketch in a general outline of the mural’s theme. This year […]

Mixer brings businesses together

Datebook THURS., MAY 30

Datebook THURS., MAY 30 Reservations Due Stagecoach Inn Museum, 51 S. Ventu Park Road, Newbury Park: Reservations are due today for the Victorian Tea & Period Fashion Show at 2 p.m. on Sat., June 8. Fashions from the turn of the 20th Century, tea, sandwiches, pastries and more. Proceeds benefit Conejo Valley Historical Society. $25. (805) 497-3870 Lou Kirby Westlake […]

Lions continue drive in softball playoffs, will play in CIF finals

Special to The Acorn

No team can expect its pitching staff to throw a shutout, a no hitter or a perfect game. But Oaks Christian’s softball pitchers last Thursday prevented a single base runner when the Lions tamed the Bloomington Christian School Ravens of San Bernardino County, 4-0, in Westlake Village. Ashlee Freeman (11-1) hurled four innings and struck out eight Raven batters, and […]

‘Murdering Marlowe’ coming to Malibu

"Murdering Marlowe," written and directed by Charles Marowitz, will have its world premiere at 8 p.m. on Fri., June 7 at the Malibu State Company, 29243 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu. Composed in "pseudo-Shakespearean" prose and blank verse, the play deals with an imagined rivalry between a very young William Shakespeare and the already established Christopher Marlowe. Although fictional, it incorporates […]

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