2010-04-08 E-Edition

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Parent ed night slated

Mariposa Elementary School of Global Education will host a Parent Education Night, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thurs., April 15 at the school, 6050 N. Calmfield Ave. Agoura Hills. At the fundraiser, Dr. Susan Johnson will discuss the practical steps that parents and teachers can take to help encourage children to embrace an active, joyful and loving lifestyle. Johnson will […]

End on a high note

The New West Symphony is a gem that adorns the crown of the Conejo Valley. This highly professional orchestra is a treasure for all of us who live within its musical embrace. It enhances our lives, our creativity, our children’s education and our property values. As a citizen of the city of Westlake Village who is no less in love […]

Church to present program on African music

The Church of the Epiphany (Episcopal) will present “About Africa,” a family concert by Paul Tracey that showcases the music and culture of African peoples, at 3 p.m. Sat., April 17 at the church, 5450 Churchwood Drive, Oak Park. The event begins with a “gathering time” with snacks before the show. Known as “the wandering minstrel,” Tracey was born in […]

Calabasas Library to host games, movie for kids

The Calabasas Library will host a fun fair from noon to 5 p.m. Sat., April 17 at the library, 200 Civic Center Way. The event will have games, food and prizes with a fundraiser. All proceeds will go to the Giving Tree Club and Project Cool Down from Calabasas High School and the Calabasas Teen Library Council.  Children’s book donations are […]

Topanga Earth Day offers music, vendors

The 11th annual Topanga Earth Day festival will be from 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Sat., April 17 and 10 a.m. to sunset Sun., April 18 at the Topanga Community House Fairgrounds, 1440 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga. The festival will feature local, international and national bands representing diverse musical genres on two stages, one powered entirely by solar power. […]

VH1 presents video contest

DoSomething.org and the VH1 Save The Music Foundation have launched a national Battle of the Bands competition that will reward winners with funds for school arts programs. Bands, glee clubs, freestylers and orchestras can submit a video audition by April 16. In the video, the performers should include a testimonial about why music education matters to them. Then, upload the […]

I feet your (metatarsal) pain: foot treatments

All of you with metatarsalgia, in the words of a famous campaigner, I feel your pain. Earlier this month I make the mistake of walking several miles in badly cushioned dress shoes (don’t ask, but it was at a foot surgery seminar in Las Vegas) resulting in significant pain on the ball of my foot. The word metatarsalgia has come […]


Registration underway for Kiwanis poker tourney

The third annual Texas Hold ’Em Poker Tournament and Casino Night presented by Kiwanis Club of Thousand Oaks Charitable Foundation will be Sunday evening, April 25 at The Canyon in Agoura Hills. Experience may not be as important as most people think—last year, three of the nine players who made it to the final table had never played in a […]

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