2016-07-22 / Calendar



Movies In The Park

7 p.m. at Peach Hill Park, 13204 Peach Hill Road, Moorpark. Games and crafts at 7 p.m. Outdoor screening of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” (PG-13) begins at dusk about 7:45 p.m. Bring lawn seating and picnic. Guests can wear costumes. Free admission. Phone: 805.517.6300. Web: www.moorparkca.gov/recreation.

Free Movie Night

Dusk on lower field, Conejo Valley YMCA, 4031 N. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Outdoor screening of“The Lion King.” Bring blanket or low-back chair for seating. Free admission and popcorn. Phone: 805.523.7613.


Kiwanis Car Show

8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Sycamore Drive Community Center, 1692 Sycamore Drive, Simi Valley. Sponsored by Kiwanis Santa Susana. Day-of-event registration: $35. Gates open 7 a.m. for car entries. Free parking and admission for public. Proceeds benefit Simi Valley charities and organizations. Contact: Ray. Phone: 805.527.2501. Web: KiwanisofSantaSusana.com.

Seaside Wilderness Park Herb Walk

9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at east end of Emma Wood Group Camp on River’s Edge Trail. Ojai native plant guide Lanny Kaufer demonstrates the uses of native plants found in the park. Cost: $20 for adults, $15 for seniors age 62 and up and students 13 to 18. Kids age 5 to 12 are free, one per adult, by arrangement. Driving directions given when registration is confirmed. No dogs or smoking on walk. Phone: 805.646.6281. Web: www.HerbWalks.com.

Pet Adopt-a-thon

11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Ventura County Animal Services, 600 Aviation Drive, inside Camarillo Airport. Free adoptions of dogs and cats; may need to pay $20 license fee. Cost for rabbit adoptions. Petting zoo, food trucks, kids’ crafts, prize drawings and red carpet ceremony.

Pollinators Day

1:30 p.m. at Pleasant Valley Historical Society Botanical Garden, 720 N. Las Posas Road, Camarillo. Gordon Frankie, native bee specialist from UC Berkeley, and Lynne and Rick Krause, owners of This is a Monarchy, discuss bees and butterflies. Garden walk to see caterpillars. Free flower seed packets for guests and free information packets for teachers. Plants, books and native wildflower mix for sale. Free admission. Phone: 805.482.3660. Web: www.pvhsonline.org.

Dive-in Movie

6 p.m. pool opens at Rancho Simi Community Park, 1765 Royal Ave., Simi Valley. “SpongeBob” screening begins at dusk. Admission: $3; kids under 2 years admitted free.

Simi Valley Boots And Slippers Dance Club

7 p.m. at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. Rounds begin 7 p.m., squares at 7:30 p.m. “Stars and stripes” theme. Ken Ritucci, caller. Casual or summer attire OK. $8 charge. Contact: Bob or Glenda. Phone: 805. 526.3130.

Buckles and Bows Square Dance Club

7 to 10 p.m. at Goebel Adult Community Center, Janss Road at 23 Freeway, Thousand Oaks. Rounds 7 to 7:30 p.m. Plus dancing to 10 p.m. Andy Allemao, caller. Admission: $7. Contact: Bill or Nancy. Phone: 805.497. 8398.

Hollywood’s Greatest Backdrops

8 to 9 p.m. at Paramount Ranch, 2903 Cornell Road, Agoura Hills. Retired park ranger Mike Malone presents pictorial journey of American western park where movies were made. Guests can arrive early and bring picnic dinner. Free program. Phone: 805.370.2301.

‘Peter And The Starcatcher’

8 p.m. at Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, 3050 Los Angeles Ave. Runs weekends through Aug. 28. Actors’ Repertory Theatre of Simi presents musical, a grown-up’s prequel to “Peter Pan.” Most suited for ages 10 and up. Call for showtimes and ticket prices. Phone: 805.583.7900. Web: www.simiarts.org.


Topanga Vintage Market

8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Pierce College, Woodland Hills. Enter Victory Boulevard at Mason Avenue. 180 vintage vendors, artisans, music and food trucks. Admission: $3, kids under 12 free. Free parking. No pets. Phone: 310.422.1844. Web: www.topangavintagemarket.com.

American Handwriting Analysis Foundation

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Topping Room, E.P. Foster Library, 651 E. Main St., Ventura. A discussion of Americanfirst ladies and their handwriting. Guests can bring handwriting samples for group discussion.

Summer Concerts In The Park

6 to 8 p.m. at Agoura High School performing arts education center, 28545 Driver Ave. Conejo Valley Community Concert and Jazz Band featuring Ira Nepus performs. No charge.

Jazz On The Patio

6 p.m. on patio, St. Francis Episcopal Church, 280 Royal Ave, Simi Valley. Local musicians perform. Bring picnic supper and blanket to sit on grass or sit at tables provided. No charge. Contact: Church office. Phone: 805. 526.5141. Web: www.stfrancischurchofsimi.org.


Organic Garden Club Of Ventura County

6:15 to 8 p.m. at Newbury Park Library, 2331 Borchard Road. Bill Brandt discusses growing tropical plants locally. Contact: Diana. Phone: 805.241.7308. Web: organicgardenclubofventuracounty.org.


Police Appreciation Day

4 p.m. in front of Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station, 27050 Agoura Road, Calabasas. Nonsectarian, nondenominational event to honor local law enforcement agencies. Talks by community and civil service leaders. Pizza, refreshments and drinks served. For all ages. Bring banners and posters showing support for police. Free. Overflow parking at Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center, 27040 Malibu Hills Road. Chabad of the Conejo sponsors. Phone: 818.991.0991.


Simi Valley AAUW

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. luncheon in Simi Valley. Learn about club activities. Call for location. Open to nonmembers. Contact: Ruth. Phone: 805.501.5874.

Ventura County Classical Guitar Society

7 to 9 p.m. at park district Senior Center, 1605 Burnley St., Camarillo. Ensemble and solos. Jack Cimo, guest guitarist, plays at 8 p.m. Phone: 805.482.6224. Web: www.vccgs.com.


Bella Vita Italian- American Social Club

6 p.m. at St. Jude Church social hall, 32032 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village. Champagne bingo bash with raffle and prizes. Lemon chicken piccata dinner served. RSVP required. Contact: Betty. Phone: 805.496.6905.

Free Movie Night

Dusk on lower field, Conejo Valley YMCA, 4031 N. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Outdoor screening of “Mary Poppins.” Bring blanket or low-back chair for seating. Free popcorn. Phone: 805.523.7613.


Malibu Arts Festival

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and Sunday in front of Malibu Civic Center, 23555 Civic Center Way. Over 200 artists sell their wares under tents. Entertainment stage, Chamber Village, children’s workshop, food trucks. Programming in Malibu Library. Free admission, $10 parking. Phone: 310.456.9025. Web: www.malibu.org.

Science Day

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at lower end of second parking lot, Malibu Creek State Park, 1925 Las Virgenes Road, Calabasas. Kids and families learn about natural world. Hands-on activities, animal presentations, short guided hikes, wilderness survival presentation. Presented by Malibu Creek docents. Cost: $3 per hour or $12 for all-day parking.

Oxnard Salsa Festival

11 a.m. to 7 p.m. today and Sunday. Live salsa and Latin bands, dance shows, Dancing with Our Community Stars contest and charity fundraiser, recipe contest, Kids Korner with art and music, food, shopping and salsa tasting. Admission and parking are free. No pets or coolers permitted. Friday night kickoff concert from 7 to 9 p.m. Admission $20 at gate. Phone: 805.535.4060. Web: www.oxnardsalsafestival.com.

Chowderfest 2016

3 to 7 p.m. at Channel Islands Maritime Museum, 3900 Bluefin Circle, Oxnard (Channel Islands Harbor). Restaurants compete for “best chowder” title. Free samples of chowder, side dishes, dessert, beer and wine. Cost for full beverage servings, pirate boat rides, event hats and museum store items. Admission: $30 at door, $25 in advance. Web: cimmvc.org.

Wine Auction Gala

5 to 10 p.m. at Camarillo Ranch, 201 Camarillo Ranch Road. Kickoff for A Taste of Camarillo festival. Appetizers, entrees, desserts, wines provided. Silent auction of fine wines and gift items. After-dinner live auction of wines, dining and travel packages. County band Alive and Pickin’ provides dance music. Cost: $85 at gate. Web: www.TasteOfCamarillo.com.


A Taste Of Camarillo

1 to 4 p.m. at Camarillo Ranch, 201 Camarillo Ranch Road. Fine wines, craft beers and gourmet food samples provided. Silent auction and boutique shopping. Country band Caught Red Handed provides dance music. Meadowlark Service League sponsors. Western attire encouraged. VIP tickets provide access to Lark Saloon, early entry, VIP parking and exclusive food and wine. Tickets: $95 festival at gate, $180 VIP at gate if available. Web: www.TasteofCamarillo.com.

Raise The Roof Jazz Fest

2 to 5 p.m. at Four Seasons Hotel, 2 Dole Drive, Westlake Village. Grammy Award-winner Tom Scott and saxophonist

Samantha Shapiro perform. Rock pianist Mike Garson presents his tribute to David Bowie. Refreshments served. Funds support Loving Home Hospice For Children. Tickets: $50. Web: www.lovehomehospice.org.

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