2008-05-30 / Calendar
Students Perform Moorpark High School Jazz Grand Finale Concert, 7 p.m., campus Performing Arts Center, 4500 Tierra Rejada Blvd., Moorpark. All three school jazz bands perform. $5 adults, $3 seniors/students.
Westlake Says `TGIF' City of Westlake Village hosts fifth season of TGIF "Jazz Night," 7 p.m. Westlake Village Civic Center, 31200 Oak Crest Drive. Jazz bands from Lindero Canyon Middle School, Agoura High School perform. Qdoba Mexican Grill sells family dinner. Free admission. (818) 706-1613, www.wlv.org.
Laughs For Charity Westlake High School Comedy Sportz hosts students vs. teachers improv competition, 7 to 9:30 p.m., school theater, 100 N. Lakeview Canyon Road, WLV. Proceeds go to Prader-Willi Syndrome California Foundation. $5 adults, $3 students. (805) 497-6711, ext. 4301.
British Comedy Stage Door Theatre presents farce, "No Sex Please, We're British," by Anthony Marriott and Alistair Foot, 8 p.m., 28311 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills. Runs through July 12. 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays. 2 p.m. June 1, 8, 22 and July 6. $15 Saturday shows, $12 all other nights. (818) 889-5209.
Wellness Gala Wellness Community Valley/Ventura hosts 17th anniversary gala and awards celebration, 6 p.m. to midnight, Four Seasons Hotel and Spa, Two Dole Drive, Westlake Village. Live auction, dinner, dancing, music by Harry Selvin Orchestra. www.TwcVv.org.
Olde World Faire Lindero Canyon Middle School hosts 22nd annual Olde World Faire, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 5844 Larboard Lane, Agoura Hills. Seventh-graders create 100 booths with artifacts of Medieval civilizations. Bartering, handcrafted goods, florists, traditional costumes. Public invited.
Prime Rib, Chorus Line Bella Vita Italian Social Club meets 6 p.m., parish hall at St. Jude Catholic Church, 32032 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village. Cruise ship "Bella Vita" theme. Prime rib dinner 6:30 p.m. Program 7:30 p.m. Herb C. Coleman and "Bella Vita Beauties" chorus line. Reservations required, no tickets at door. Holiday dress. RSVP: Chik Smaldino, (818) 5979071. Information: Sara Paruolo, (805) 446-9225.
Movie Music Royal High School Vocal Music Department presents final concert of year, "Lights Camera Action," music from movies, 7 p.m., high school quad (outdoors), 1402 Royal Ave., Simi Valley. Gates open 5:30 p.m. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. Dinner/refreshments available for purchase. $12 general admission, $10 presale tickets. $8 students, seniors, children under 12.
Book And Doll Sale Friends of the Woodland Hills Library Book Sale, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. 22200 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills. Adult and children's books, cookbooks, collectibles, CDs, videos, Cabbage Patch dolls. Free book for each child. All proceeds support library. (818) 226-0017.
Musicals Fire Rose Productions presents "The 10s," festival of five original 10-minute musicals, today through June 22, Secret Rose Theatre, 11246 Magnolia Blvd., North Hollywood. 8 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays. 2 p.m. Sundays. $20 general admission. RSVP (866) 811-4111, www.SecretRose.com. SAT., MAY 31
Relay For Life Moorpark Relay for Life, today and Sunday, Moorpark High School stadium, 4500 Tierra Rejada Road. Teams walk relay style around track for 24 hours. Fundraiser for American Cancer Society. www.events.cancer.org/ rflmoorparkca.
Bowling Benefit Institute of Equestrian Therapy, nonprofit corporation teaching horseback riding to disabled, hosts inaugural Bowl-athon fundraiser, Brunswick Lanes, 5255 Cochran St., Simi Valley. Registration 4:30 p.m. Doors open 5:30 p.m. Celebrity hostess Maiara Walsh (Meena) from Disney Channel's "Cory in the House." Music, raffle prizes. Autographed pictures with Walsh for $15. Registration fee $20 individual, $60 family of four. Entry limited to 500 bowlers. Register www. equestriantherapy.com.
Deep-Pit Barbecue Inaugural Country and Western Round-Up Days at United Methodist Church of Thousand Oaks, 1000 E. Janss Road. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. today, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Deeppit barbecue dinner, entertainment, live music, cowboy poetry, karaoke, clowns, face painting, Jolly Jump bouncer. Admission and meal $10 adults, $7 children 2 and under. Proceeds benefit Manna, Westminster Free Clinic, Lutheran Social Services homeless shelter program. Church office, (805) 4957215; Manna, (805) 4974959.
Games St. Paschal Baylon Men's Club hosts Casino Night fundraiser, parish hall, 155 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Doors, no-host bar open 5:30 p.m. Casino games 6 p.m. Texas Hold'em Poker Tournament 7 p.m. $25 includes games entry, $100 play money, food, soft drinks, door prizes. Additional $75 poker tournament entry. Ron Brabant, (805) 375-9968.
SUN., JUNE 1
Family Fun Red Oak Elementary School hosts annual Family Carnival, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., on campus, 4857 Rockfield St., Oak Park. Water slides, climbing wall, bouncers, raffle, music, games, prizes, food. Free admission. Cost for games, attractions, food. (818) 707-7972.
Jazzy Summer Nights Valley Cultural Center hosts Playboy Jazz at Warner Park free community concert series, 2 to 8 p.m., Lou Bredlow Pavilion, Warner Park, 5800 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Woodland Hills. Four professional jazz artists, Chatsworth High School Jazz Band perform. (310) 450-1173.
Love Run Senior Concerns' 15th annual Love Run, Brent's Deli parking lot, 2801 Townsgate Road, Westlake Village. Registration 7 a.m. 5K run starts 8 a.m., 10K run 8:50 a.m., one-mile walk/run 9 a.m. Awards, post-race party, free refreshments, vendor display tables. $25 advance registration, $30 day of race. Fundraiser for Meals on Wheels. Sign up at www.seniorconcerns.org.
Dudley House Faire Flea Market and Collectibles Faire, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Dudley House, 197 N. Ashwood, Ventura. Open house 1 to 4 p.m. Faire has antiques, collectibles, jewelry, floral decorations, dolls, crafts on grounds. Recordings of ragtime, Sherlock Holmes old-time radio series played during open house. Docent-led tours of house. Free admission. Steve Cummings, (805) 644-3286.
Free Piano Concert City of Calabasas hosts free Spring Pops concert with pianist Freddie Ravel, 5 p.m., Calabasas Tennis and Swim Center, 23400 Park Sorrento. Bring lawn seating, picnic, sweater. Limited fixed seating first come, first served. (818) 878-4225, ext. 302, www .cityofcalabasas.com.
Classic Car Show Assistance League of Southern California presents third annual Los Angeles Concours d'Elegance, Rose Bowl and Brookside Golf Course, Pasadena. Gates open 10 a.m. VIP Pavilion open for luncheon, beverages 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Parade of winners, awards presentation 1:45 p.m. Showcase of horseless carriages, European and American classics from '20s to '40s, muscle cars, sports cars, hot rods, exotic cars, GM Cadillacs. Food and automotiverelated vendors, sponsor displays. $30 admission at gate; free parking. Children under 12 free. All proceeds go to Assistance League. (323) 4691973, www.laconcours.com.
MON., JUNE 2
High Tech Fishing Ventura Sportfishing Club meets 6:30 p.m., El Torito Restaurant, 449 N. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Tim Campbell, president of Swifty Co., presents program on cuttingedge technology involving Spectra, fluorocarbon line and attachments, cleaning and maintenance. All adults interested in ocean fishing invited. Bill Berger, membership cochair, (818) 889-1370.
TUES., JUNE 3
Calabasas Fine Wines Calabasas Chamber of Commerce hosts 13th annual Calabasas Wine Tasting and Silent Auction, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Calabasas Country Club, 4515 Park Entrada. $40. RSVP (818) 222-5680.
Aquamedia Art Westlake Village Art Guild's final dinner meeting before summer, Naylor's Banquet Center, 75 W. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. Buffet dinner 6 p.m. Artist demo 7 to 9 p.m. Al Setton demonstrates "aquamedia" techniques. $15 members, $20 guests includes dinner, demo, tax, tip. RSVP (805) 379-5655, email@example.com.
THURS., JUNE 5
Business Women Business and Professional Women's Club of Conejo Valley meets 7 p.m. Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 S. Westlake Blvd. Christopher Christian, PhD, speaks on "The Puerto Rican Syndrome." Men and women welcome.
Newcomers Reservations due for Agoura Newcomers Club formal high tea, 11 a.m., Thurs., June 19 at member's home in Agoura Hills. Members, those new to area welcome. RSVP Judy, (818) 706-6041.
FRI., JUNE 6
GOP Women Event Reservations due for Thousand Oaks Republican Women Federated special event "A Tale of Two Futures: McCain and the Democrats on National Security and the Economy," Wed., June 11, Westlake Village Inn, 32001 Agoura Road, Westlake Village. Reception 5 p.m., Dinner/program 6 p.m. Guests include Dr. Robert KaufmanMichael Shires of Pepperdine University. $45. RSVP (805) 230-2919, (818) 889-4839. SAT., JUNE 7
Food Pantry Garage sale to benefit Moorpark Food Pantry, 8 a.m. to noon, United Methodist Church, 261 Flory Ave., Moorpark. Household items, clothes, books, furniture for sale. All proceeds to Catholic Charities nonprofit food bank. Free admission.
The Lawn Santa Susana High School presents "Concert on the Lawn," 2 to 4 p.m., central quad/amphitheater of campus, 3750 E. Cochran St., Simi Valley. Student percussion ensemble, jazz ensemble, concert orchestra, wind ensemble, production orchestra perform. Variety of music. Concessions, spirit shirts for sale. Drawing. Free admission, bring lawn seating. (805) 520-6800.
Fourth annual Bike Rodeo, 9 a.m. to noon, parking lot Grace Brethren Church, 2900 Sycamore Drive, Simi Valley. Local vendors and community agencies offer services in home safety, education, soccer registration, pet care, child safety. CHP obstacle course. Chance to win free bike. (805) 5824300, www.gracebrethren.com.
Play Date For All Kids Calabasas Teen Activities Council sponsors play date for children with and without disabilities, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Brandon's Village universally accessible playground at Gates Canyon Park, 25801 Thousand Oaks Blvd, Calabasas. Integrated play, face painting, crafts, entertainment, treats. Free. RSVP Dina Kaplan, (818) 222-8118, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cars On Display Conejo Valley Rotary Club presents second annual Conejo Valley Car Classic, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Conejo Creek Park North, behind Thousand Oaks Library, 1379 E. Janss Road. Display of classic, vintage cars. Elks Lodge barbecue, food vendors, car-related vendors. The Coveralls play music. Proceeds to local, global charities. $10 adults, $5 children, seniors. $20 family. www.Conejovalleycarclassic.com.
Walk For Wishes Mattel presents inaugural Walk for Wishes, Pepperdine University, 24255 Pacific Coast Hwy., Malibu. Check-in 9:30 a.m. Walk begins 10 a.m. Entertainment until 1 p.m. Music, food, photos with Barbie, Hot Wheels races. Fundraiser for Make-A-Wish Foundation. www .walkforwishes.kintera.org.
Fox Talk Ken Dearborn gives talk on status of endangered Island Fox, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Woodland Hills Branch Library, 22200 Ventura Blvd. Free. (818) 226-0017.
Travel In Asia Hostelling International USA conducts World Travel Workshop on Southeast Asia for first time travelers, 11 a.m., Westwood Public Library, 1246 Glendon Ave., West-wood. Free admission. (310) 474-1739.
SUN., JUNE 8
School Carnival Calabash Elementary School PTA hosts Spring Carnival, Silent Auction school fundraiser, 11 to 4 p.m., 23055 Eugene St., Woodland Hills. Gokarts, Quadra cycle bikes, carnival booths/games, obstacle course, bowling, arts and crafts, ceramics, food. Free admission; activity and food tickets for sale. (818) 623-7266
CROP Hunger Walk Simi Valley 5K CROP (Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty) Hunger Walk, Simi Valley United Methodist Church, 2394 Erringer Road. Registration begins 12:30 p.m. Walk starts 1:30 p.m. Water stations, post-walk refreshments provided. Portion of donations go to Samaritan Center of Simi Valley, Care and Share. Nancy Reyes, email@example.com.
Trail Dusters Dance Trail Dusters hosts 50th anniversary square dance, 1 to 5 p.m., Granada Pavilion, 11128 Balboa Blvd., Granada Hills. Six top callers, round dancing. Advanced level dancing 1 to 2 p.m. $15 admission includes catered lunch by Brent's. Rusty and Norm Kaman, (805) 241-8488.
DAR Picnic Conejo Valley National Society Daughters of American Revolution hosts annual Fourth of July Picnic in June, Conejo Community Park, 1175 Hendrix Ave., Thousand Oaks. Tour Kids Adventure Garden open to members, guests 10 to 10:45 a.m. Meeting/picnic 11 a.m. Barbara Hougardy, (818) 889-8039.
MON., JUNE 9
Learn About Laelias Conejo Orchid Society meets 7 p.m., Westlake Village City Hall, 31200 Oak Crest Drive. Paul Gripp from Santa Barbara Orchid Estates speaks on laelias. Raffle, refreshments. Free, guests welcome. Janna, (805) 278-2205; Marian (818) 889-1895.
TUES., JUNE 10
Women's Self-Defense Mothers and More of Conejo Valley meets 7:30 p.m., Westlake Village Civic Center, 31200 E. Oak Crest Drive. Retired police officer Jodie King presents "Empowering women, selfdefense" on risk avoidance, reduction. King is founder of Women's SelfDefense and Empowerment Group. Free, public invited. RSVP Maria, (805) 418-0126. www. conejovalleymothersandmore.org.
Quilt Giveaway Camarillo Quilters has semiannual quilt giveaway to 10 local charities. Orchid Room, Orchid Professional Building, Highway 101 at Cama-rillo Springs Road, Camarillo. Guest fee $5. Beth, (805) 483-3201.
WED., JUNE 11
Fly Fishers Conejo Valley Fly Fishers meets 7 p.m., Orchid Room, Best Western Thousand Oaks Inn, 75 W. Thousand Oaks Blvd. Diana Rudolph speaks on fly fishing Islamorada. (805) 498-2944, www.cvff.org.
THURS., JUNE 12
Around The World Irma Kackert, world traveler and writer, presents slide show on India, 1:30 p.m., Goebel Senior Adult Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. (805) 381-2744.
Popular Music Lecture Friends of Platt Library hosts James Domine, music director of San Fernando Valley Symphony Orchestra, 7 p.m., Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd., Woodland Hills. Domine speaks on "The trend in the development of popular music." Free, no reservations needed. Refreshments served. (818) 340-9386, www.plattlibrary.org.