Jewish Arbor Day festival scheduled

Chabad of the Conejo and the Jewish Journal will jointly sponsor "The Green Party—A Jewish Arbor Day Festival" at 2 p.m. Sun., Feb. 8 at the Conejo Jewish Academy, 30345 Canwood St., Agoura Hills. The celebration will include hands-on art projects, cooking classes, plantings of saplings, music, a buffet of fruits from Israel and a fruit-carving workshop. The projects and […]

This Week’s

Top Films 1. The Butterfly Effect (R) 2. Win a Date with Tad Hamilton! (PG-13) 3. Big Fish (PG-13) 4. The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King (PG-13) 5. Cold Mountain (R) 6. Monster (R) 7. Cheaper by the Dozen (PG) 8. Something’s Gotta Give (PG-13) 9. Along Came Polly (PG-13) 10. Calendar Girls (PG-13)

Enjoy a slice of birthday cake in honor of Ronald Reagan

The public is invited to festivities marking the 93rd birthday celebration of former President Ronald Reagan on Fri., Feb. 6 at the Ronald Reagan Library and Museum, 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. free birthday cake will be served in the lobby, and the public will have the opportunity to sign birthday cards that will […]

Oak Park Library to host grand opening

The community of Oak Park is invited to attend the grand opening of the new Oak Park Library from 2 to 4 p.m. Sun., Feb. 8 on the campus of Oak Park High School, 899 N. Kanan Road, Oak Park. The celebration will include a dedication ceremony, refreshments, music, and the Oak Park High School cheerleaders. The Oak Park Friends […]

Topic: Non-toxic approaches to killing insects, weeds

Topic: Non-toxic approaches to killing insects, weeds James Nichols of Thousand Oaks will lead a discussion on "The Secret Non-Toxic Formula to Growing Plants" from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wed., Feb. 25 at Soka University, 26800 W. Mulholland Hwy., Calabasas. For more than 20 years Nichols has studied creating a successful environmentally friendly agricultural industry without chemicals. He has written […]

Lacrosse moves into Southland

Special to the Acorn

Lacrosse, a sport played hundreds of years ago by Native Americans and currently enjoying popularity on the East Coast and in the Midwest, is beginning to take hold in the Conejo Valley and Las Virgenes communities. Take for example the Conejo Valley Lacrosse League, now in its third season. "One of the greatest things about lacrosse is that it’s a […]

Women’s program offered

St. Maximilian Catholic Church offers a social program for women from 9:15 to 11:15 a.m. every second and fourth Friday of the month in room 1 at the church, 5801 Kanan Road, Westlake Village. The next gathering will be on Fri., Feb. 13. Meetings feature a variety of faith reflections, guest speakers and creative projects. Childcare is available with an […]

Festival of one-act plays opens in Malibu

Malibu’s Second Annual International Festival of One-Act Plays will be presented by St. Aidan’s Better Entertainment League from Thurs. to Sun., Feb. 5 to 8 and from Thurs. to Sun., Feb. 12 to 15 at the Malibu Stage Company, 29243 Pacific Coast Hwy. Twelve plays were culled out of more than 200 submissions from playwrights around the world. Seven of […]

Mayor to give State of the City

Calabasas Mayor James Bozajian will present the sixth annual State of the City address at 7 p.m. Wed., Feb. 11 in the city council chambers at Calabasas City Hall, 26135 Mureau Road. A reception hosted by the Calabasas Chamber of Commerce will begin with drinks and hors d’oeuvres at 6 p.m. The event is open to the public. The mayor’s […]

Deputies, LVUSD educate parents on kids’ drug use

By Lori Porter Acorn Staff Writer Las Virgenes Unified School District and Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department co-hosted a parents’ education night recently on teenage drug and alcohol abuse. The program shared information about STAR (Success Through Awareness and Resistance), the sheriff’s department’s drug intervention program. The event at Westlake Village City Hall was titled "What’s Happening to our Youth?" […]