Art scholarship winners announced

Chloe Weiller of Thousand Oaks High School won a fourth-place prize of $100 in the 2007 Tamima AlAwar Memorial Scholarship Program sponsored by Focus on the Masters and the Ventura County Arts Council. Erica M. Honles of Camarillo Young At Art received honorable mention. The Tamima AlAwar Memorial Scholarship Program provides a total of $1,850 in scholarships to high school […]

Congregation gathers under the stars

Congregation Or Ami left the confines of its Mureau Road synagogue to find spirituality at a campfire under the stars. In May, more than 120 congregants and community members gathered outdoors at a campfire to celebrate Shabbat and to explore spirituality within nature. During the service, Rabbi Paul Kipnes, the synagogue’s spiritual leader, said that ever since Jacob encountered the […]

Botanicum dreams of a midsummer night’s pla

The Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum presents the Shakespeare comedy “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” in the outdoor amphitheater at 1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga. The show is directed by Melora Marshall. Performances are 4 and 8 p.m. Saturdays from June 9 through July 21. Tickets are $20 and $25 for adults; $15 and $18 for Equity, students and seniors; and […]


Park wants sprinkler fun

Oak Park children could be running through sprinklers and firing water cannons at each other in Oak Canyon Park in the heat of summer 2008 if approval and funding can be obtained. It’s an idea that’s been on the mind of Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District assistant general manager Ed Hayduk for several years, but funding remains a challenge. […]

Rider wins endurance race

BEST BUDS- Olivia Sieling, 9, with Ricco, her 5-year-old grey gelding Arab, celebrates her firstplace win in the 25mile Malibu Endurance horse race at Paramount Ranch. This was the first race for the Lupin Hill third grader who lives in Monte Nido.

Yoga Works opening new center in Westlake

YogaWorks will open a new health center in Westlake Village in June. The eco-friendly facility will feature yoga and fitness for beginner to advanced students of all ages and include a dedicated area for children, community areas, a tea lounge and more. YogaWorks Westlake Village features a quiet room, created as an inner retreat with a living tree at its […]

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All events (subject to change) are listed by name, location and time if provided. If calendars are modified, school sources are asked to contact us with updated information at this email address: newstip@theacorn.com. Agoura Chargers Fri., May 18: Comedy Sportz/ G building/6 p.m. Mon., May 21: Even day “Every 15 Minutes” Tues., May 22: Every 15 Minutes One Acts rehearsal/G […]

Synagogue to celebrate Shavuot

Temple Beth Haverim will usher in the Festival of Shavuot (Feast of Weeks or Pentecost) with “Tikkun Layl Shavuot” at 6:30 p.m. Tues., May 22 at the home of Rabbi Gershon and Sheva Weissman. The festival celebrates the giving of the Torah on Mt. Sinai and is also called “Yom Habikkurim,” the day of the first fruits and harvest. The […]

Hear a free pops concert Sunday at Calabasas Lake

The Calabasas Orchestra will present a free Pops concert at 5 p.m. Sun., May 20 at 23400 Park Sorrento in Calabasas. The 42-piece orchestra will be joined by Bill Watrous, jazz trombonist, and vocalists Khori Dastoor, Matt James and Mortonette Jenkins. Composers whose music will be performed include Puccini, Gershwin, Bocelli and Duke Ellington. Some fixed seating is available on […]

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