2010-08-26 E-Edition

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Summer Wine Down

Sunday, August 29

4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Westlake Village Inn Wine Cellar and Lakeside Room, 31943 Agoura Road. Wine tasting, food, live entertainment. Hosted by Westlake Women’s Club. $40 advance, $45 at door. Phone: 805.497.8206 Contact: Linda Schottel Web: www.westlakewomensclub.com Time: 4:30 p.m. Date: 8/29/2010 THURS., AUG. 26 Vietnam Veterans Moving Wall Display Replica of Washington, D.C., Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall on […]

Docents needed for Adamson House

The Malibu Lagoon Museum is looking for volunteer docents to provide tours of the oceanfront Adamson House historical site. This site is part of the California state park system. Training for volunteers will be on six consecutive Tuesdays starting Sept. 7. The classes will prepare volunteers to greet the public, give tours and work with groups and the visitors center. […]

Discovery Church members wrap up summer of service

At the start of summer, volunteers at Discovery Church in Simi Valley pledged to donate 1,500 hours to help their neighbors. At last count, they’re nearly there. Dubbed “The Summer of Service,” the church’s goal was to “demonstrate the love of Christ by helping people in our valley through action,” said Rick Kyle, associate pastor. “Our vision is to love […]

Seminar slated

The Ventura County office of the Central Coast Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association will present a brown bag seminar, “Know the 10 Signs,” from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wed., Sept. 1 at the office, 80 N. Wood Road, Ste. 302, Camarillo. The seminar will discuss the early detection signs of Alzheimer’s. Space is limited, and reservations are requested […]

A Critter Tail

I cannot tell you how lucky I feel to live in this community. I have seen people who have never before met come together to help one in need. While on family vacation at our home in Dana Point, my daughter Kathryn’s beloved dog Izzie (short for Isabel) was being baby-sat by my girlfriend. We adopted Izzie a couple of […]

Strike the date

The Calabasas Chamber’s fifth annual bowling tournament set for tomorrow, Fri., Aug. 27, has been rescheduled for Mon., Nov. 15 at AMF Woodlake Lanes, 23130 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills. Six teams have signed up already. Additional teams are encouraged to register. The event is a fundraiser for the Chamber’s Education Fund to provide awards and scholarships to local students. For […]

Take your Acorn on vacation

Don’t forget to share your vacation with other readers of the Acorn. It’s easy. Take a front page of any edition of the Acorn the next time you go on vacation. Have someone hold the front page so it’s visible in the photograph with the background depicting scenery of wherever you are. Whether you’re going to Dubuque, Disneyland or Dubai, […]

Temple Adat Elohim goes Hawaiian for open house

Temple Adat Elohim will host the annual Hawaiian-themed Shaloha Open House from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sun., Aug. 29 at the temple, 2420 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. The community is invited to meet the clergy, the temple’s board of directors and members. For more information, call (805) 497-7101 or go to www .adatelohim.org.

For snacks, read the ingredients

I want to respond to the back and forth, black and white positions taken by several people regarding snacks and treats for kids after games. I am always astonished by the parents who have the means to buy high-quality, good-tasting snacks but instead buy the poorest quality of foods filled with food coloring, preservatives and who knows what else. I […]

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