2012-04-13 / Dining & Entertainment
Seashore Porcelain Artists
9:30 a.m. at Camarillo Evangelical Free Church, 2315 Ventura Blvd., Camarillo. Barbara Duncan gives demonstration. Contact: Ingrid. Phone: 805.649.9381. Email: email@example.com.
Moorpark Women’s Fortnightly Club
9:45 a.m. at Moorpark Country Club, 11800 Championship Drive. Jeff Schnaufer speaks on memoir writing. $20 for luncheon. RSVP. Contact: Diana Fowler. Phone: 805.529. 9760. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: www.mpfortnightly.webs.com.
7 p.m. at Arroyo Vista Recreation Center, 4550 Tierra Rejada Road, Moorpark. AnimeIlm viewing, karaoke, cosplay fashion contest, anime drawing contest with prizes. Open to all middle and high school-aged youths. $3 per person at door. Phone: 805.517.6300. Web: www. ci.moorpark.ca.us.
‘Smokey Joe’s Cafe’
At Sequoia Middle School auditorium, 2855 Borchard Road, Newbury Park. 7 p.m. today and April 20. 2 and 7 p.m. April 14 and 21. Musical with ’50s and ’60s pop standards by Leiber and Stoller. Sponsored by Sequoia Singers Booster Club. $7. Email: email@example.com.
Musical opens at Santa Susana High School, 3570 Cochran St., Simi Valley. 7:30 p.m. today and April 20; 2 and 7:30 p.m. April 14 and 21. For all ages. Web: www.santasusana.org.
‘The Laramie Project’
Play opens at Camarillo Skyway Playhouse, 330 Skyway Drive. Through May 13. 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays. Talkback sessions after each performance. Not recommended for small children. $18 adults. $13 students, seniors, military. Phone: 805.388.5716. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
8 p.m. at Borchard Community Center, 190 Reino Road, Newbury Park. Brad Colerick, Robby Longley and Border Radio perform. $9, adults only. Seating first come,first served. Contact: Bob Kroll. Phone: 805.499. 2930. Email:email@example.com.
SAT., APRIL 14
Camarillo Kiwanis 5K/10K
At Camarillo Community Center, 1605 Burnley St. 5K race 7:30 a.m. 10K starts 8 a.m. Free parking, refreshments, coffee, raffe. $30 entry fee on race day. Contact: Bob Gaboury. Phone: 805.390.9312. Web: http:// KiwanisClubofCamarillo.com.
Electronic Waste Recycling Event
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Tierra Linda School, 1201 Woodcreek Road, Camarillo. Old or broken electronic devices collected. No limit, free. No refrigerators, washers or dryers. PTA fundrasier.
Democratic Women’s Council Conejo Valley
9 to 11 a.m. champagne brunch at Boccaccio’s restaurant, The Landing, 32123 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village. Rochelle Secholler moderates program on the campaign for newly drawn 26th Congressional District. $20. RSVP requested. Phone: 805.495.1515.
Emergency Preparedness Fair
9 a.m. to noon at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 3645 N. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Demos onfrst aid, food storage, ham radio use. Red Cross,fre and police departments participate. Information on joining DART (Disaster Assistance Response Team). Free, for all ages.
Simi Valley Arbor Day
10 a.m. at Veterans Plaza, Rancho Tapo Community Park, 3700 Avenida Simi. Student poster contest, program by Dept. of Urban Forestry, tree planting, educational workshops on gardening and conservation. Free trees, seedling and compost to residents. Contact: Jerry Clark. Phone: 805. 583.6393.
10 a.m. today and Sunday at California Lutheran University, 60 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. Marketplace, folk dancing, music, children’s crafts, games, maypole, Viking camp, cultural presentations, food booths with Scandinavian fare. Opening ceremony with traditional costumes. $7 adults; children under 12 are free. Web: http://scandinaviancenter.org.
Spring Carnival And Open House
10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Boys & Girls Club of Simi Valley, 2850 Lemon Drive. Jumpers, crafts, carnival games, rafes. Carnival food for sale. Free admission. Phone: 805.527.4437. Web: www.bgcsimi.com.
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Brandon’s Village, 25801 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Calabasas. Integrated play for children of all abilities. Crafts, entertainment, treats, face painting. RSVP. Contact: Dina Kaplan. Phone: 818.222. 8118. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Health And Fitness Expo
11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today at Simi Valley Town Center. 6 to 11 a.m. at Rancho Santa Susana Community Park on Sunday. Products and services that promote healthy living. Free. Phone: 805.587.6128. Emai l : GatorRun@mac.com. Web: www.GatorRun.org.
Calabasas Earth Day
2 to 5 p.m. at Las Virgenes Creek site, behind Starbucks at 26531 Agoura Road, Calabasas. Exhibitors, eco-cars, solar energy companies, children’s environmental activities. Live music, giveaways, wildlife presentation. Free. Contact: Alex Farassati. Phone: 818. 224.1680. Web: www.cityofcalabasas.com.
7 p.m. at Hillcrest Center for the Arts, Theatre on the Hill, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Author Derrick C. Brown reads from his book, “Strange Light.” Screening of documentary “You Belong Everywhere.” Live auction raises funds for Shelf Life, providing books to homeless. For ages 13 and up. $15 admission, $10 students and seniors. Phone: 805.381.1246. Web: www.hillcrestarts.com.
Stephen Schwartz/Bob Fosse Tony Award-winning musical opens at Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, 3050 Los Angeles Ave. Through May 20. 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays. For ages 14 and up. $22 adults, $18 seniors and students, $16 children. Contact: Box office. Phone: 805.583. 7900. Web: www.simi-arts.org.
Happy Squares Square Dance Club
8 to 10:30 p.m. at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. John Reitmajer, caller. Rounds start 7:15 p.m. Square dance attire suggested. $6. Contact: Marge. Phone: 805.526.9638.
SUN., APRIL 15
Rancho Santa Susana Community Park, 5005 Los Angeles Ave., Simi Valley. 5K, 10K, one-mile fun run. Warm-ups begin 7:30 a.m. Benefits Ventura County Special Olympics. Email: GatorRunSV@yahoo.com. Web: www.GatorRun.org.
11 a. m. to 4 p. m. at 29026 Laro Drive (at Kanan Road), Agoura Hills. Go-karts, carnival games & rides, inflatables, music, food, raffle, silent auction. Photo ops with animated movie characters. Jr. Variety fundraiser for children. Free admission. Web: www.VarietySoCal.org.
Library Family Fest
At Simi Valley Library, 2969 Tapo Canyon Road. Folk tales and myths by children’s author Antonio Sacre at 1:30 and 3 p.m. Crafts, book sales, author signings, story corners. Free. Contact: Caroline Hucker. Phone: 805. 583.8148.
MON., APRIL 16
Simi Valley Stamp And Coin Club
1 p.m. in room 122, Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. Show and tell by collectors. Info on starting hobby. For old and new collectors. Contact: Jeff Goldstein. Phone: 805. 579.7907.
Conejo Valley Quilters
6:30 p.m. at Palm Garden Hotel, 495 N. Ventu Park Road, Newbury Park. Nancy S. Brown shares her work. Guest fee $5. All levels welcome. Web: www.conejovalleyquilters.com.
Conejo Valley Toastmasters
7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at 1 Baxter Way, Westlake Village. Free for guests. Learn public speaking, leadership skills. Contact: Anita Garatie. Phone: 805.657.0093. Emai l : a_ email@example.com. Web: www.ConejoValleyToastmasters.org.
TUES., APRIL 17
Document Shredding Event
1 to 4 p.m. in parking lot of Simi Valley Chamber of Commerce, 40 W. Cochran St., Ste. 100. Secure shredding of old documents. $5 per standard size box. Contact: Brad Ford. Phone: 805.341.7908. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Greatest Generation Men’s, Women’s Group
2 p.m. in social hall, Temple Adat Elohim, 2420 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Cabaret singer Kari Howard gives stories behind songs of Gershwin, Berlin, Rodgers and Hart. Free. Contact: Bill Berger. Phone: 818.889. 1370.
‘Anne Frank: Hiding And Writing’
7 p.m. at Oak Park Library lecture room, 899 N. Kanan Road. Martha Abbey Miller presents program on writer Anne Frank. Free. Phone: 818.889.2239.
WED., APRIL 18
Simi Valley/Moopark TEA Party
6 p.m. at First Street Restaurant, 2025 First St., Simi Valley. Republican candidates Dante Acosta and Paul Strickland speak. Question and answer time. Nohost food and drinks. Email: email@example.com. Web: www.simivalleyteaparty.com.
Simi Valley/Moorpark Democratic Club
7 p.m. at Simi Valley Library community room, 2969 Tapo Canyon Road. Political forum of local, state and national candidates. Refreshments. Contact: Richard Carter. Phone: 805. 210.6061.
THURS., APRIL 19
Wine Tasting And Movie Night
6 p.m. at Big Red Barn, Camarillo Ranch. Screening of “Sideways.” Hors d’oeuvres, fruits, cheese, wine tasting and discussion. Fundraiser for Ranch preservation. $20. Phone: 805.389.8182. Web: www.camarilloranch.org.
Beatles Tribute Band
7 to 9 p.m. outdoors in front of John Spoor Broome Library, Cal State Channel Islands campus, Camarillo. Paperback Writer performs free concert. Limited campus parking; carpool or take free CSUCI VISTA bus from Camarillo Metrolink station. Contact: Merissa Stith. Phone: 805.437. 8548. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Goebel Senior Center Stamp Club
7 p.m. at Goebel Senior Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Program on U.S. Confederate stamps. Contact: Richard Countess. Phone: 818.889.2669. Email: email@example.com.
Conejo Valley Bonsai Society
7:30 p.m. at Westlake Village Community Center, 31200 Oak Crest Drive. Bonsai expert Ted Matson works on a yaupon holly. Refreshments. Phone: 805.45.7480.
FRI., APRIL 20
Moorpark Chamber Networking Breakfast
7:30 a.m. at Moorpark Country Club, 11800 Championship Drive. Door prizes. $15 members with RSVP. $20 without reservation and for nonmembers. Contact: Abigail Sichmeller. Phone: 805.529.0322.
Showcase Of The Stars 5 to 8 p. m. at Chaparral Middle School, 280 Poindexter Ave., Moorpark. $1 tickets good for raffle baskets, carnival rides, silent and live auctions. Food vendor trucks (cash only). Jazz band and choir performances. School fundraiser. Contact: Karen Chima. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Conejo Valley Republican Women Federated
Showcase Of The Stars
5 to 8 p. m. at Chaparral Middle School, 280 Poindexter Ave., Moorpark. $1 tickets good for raffle baskets, carnival rides, silent and live auctions. Food vendor trucks (cash only). Jazz band and choir performances. School fundraiser. Contact: Karen Chima. Email: email@example.com.
Conejo Valley Republican Women Federated
6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Los Robles Golf Course, 299 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Joint meeting with Simi Valley Republican Women Federated. Discussion with Republican 27th Senate District candidate Todd Zink. Cost for buffet dinner. No-host bar. RSVP. Phone: 805.379.0036. Email: CVRWF@verizon.net
Ventura County Astronomical Society
7:15 p.m. at Forum Auditorium, Moorpark College campus, 7075 Campus Road. Dr. Marc Rayman of JPL speaks on NASA’s Dawn mission to asteroid belt. Free. Contact: Carl Ashley. Phone: 805.642. 5166. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: www.vcas.org.
7:30 to 10 p.m. at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. 19th century dances. No partner or experience needed. Recorded music. Period attire optional. $5. Phone: 805.584.4456.