2013-08-29

Woman lauches dance classes for kids in wheelchairs




“Being restricted to a wheelchair doesn’t mean you need to be limited in life,” said Woodland Hills resident Bethany Bookin, who is organizing a series of wheelchair dancing classes in the area for children between the ages of 3 and 10. The free “BethAbility” classes sponsored by the Center of Achievement at Cal State Northridge will take place at the […]

A measure of Shakespeare



The California Shakespeare Company will present “Measure for Measure,” directed by Bill Fisher, Sept. 7 through 29 at the Four Friends Hall, 1408 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. A champagne reception with the actors will follow the opening night show on Sept. 7. Performances are Friday and Saturday nights at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 4 p.m. Tickets are […]

TGIF series closes with a touch of class



Labor Day weekend will get off to a musical start when the City of Westlake Village presents its final summer concert of the season at 7 p.m. Fri., Aug. 30 in the outdoor courtyard of the Westlake Village Civic Center, 31200 Oak Crest Drive. TGIF@The Civic Center Summer Concert Series will feature a selection of classical music presented by New […]

Not all classes are smaller



I was surprised to read your front page article in last week’s Acorn titled “Children head back to school as changes abound” and its subhead, “Las Virgenes applauds smaller class sizes.” I particularly found interesting the line, “Class sizes at the elementary schools have been maintained to meet the state goal of 24 students per teacher.” But White Oak, a […]

Author to discuss memoir on Amenian genocide



New York Times best-selling poet and nonfiction author Peter Balakian will discuss his 1997 memoir, “Black Dog of Fate: An American Son Uncovers his Armenian Past,” at 7:30 p.m. Tues., Sept. 17 in Gilbert Arena, north side of Olsen Road near Mountclef Boulevard on the California Lutheran University campus in Thousand Oaks. This free public event is part of a […]

Campus exhibit to showcase faculty artwork

Watercolor, oil, photos, dioramas and prints on display

An exhibit of works by the art faculty of California Lutheran University is on display through Oct. 4 at the Kwan Fong Gallery of Art and Culture in the Soiland Humanities Center, south side of Memorial Parkway on the Thousand Oaks campus. A reception will be held at 6 p.m. Thurs., Sept. 12. The eight featured artists will display watercolor […]

Raise a glass to BrewFest

Event to support local charities

The Kiwanis Club of Thousand Oaks Charitable Foundation will host the second annual Brew- Fest today from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thurs., Aug. 29 at Conejo Creek Park North, Lakeside Pavilion, behind the library, 1379 E. Janns Road, Thousand Oaks. The event will feature samples of beers and food samples from 19 micro and major breweries and some of the […]

Feels school district ignores traffic it creates



A letter writer to The Acorn suggested that LVUSD provide a traffic cop to direct traffic at the intersection of Driver and Chesebro every school day in the morning and the afternoon so that the line of cars snaking through Old Agoura can move faster. The simplest solution, of course, would be for LVUSD to have the teenagers walk to […]

At The Library



The Calabasas Library at 200 Civic Center Way will present these free events in September. The Pumpkin Patch story times will changed starting Sept. 12. Most Thursdays will have a story time at 1:30 p.m. for ages 3 to 6. Most Fridays will have a baby story time at 11:10 a.m. for infants to 17 months and a toddler story […]

Karate class takes a swing outdoors




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