2017-09-01 / Calendar



AAUW Thousand Oaks

9 a.m. at Stella's Gourmet Restaurant, 2385 Michael Drive, Newbury Park. Coffee and chat, informal small group open to prospective members. Web: http://aauwto-ca.aauw.net.

Gardening Workshop

9:30 a.m. at Las Flores Community Garden, 1305 E. Avenida de Las Flores, Thousand Oaks. Program on seed tape, seed bombs and seed exchange. Free and open to public.

1st Saturday Book Sale

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Blanchard Community Library, 119 N. Eighth St., Santa Paula. Enter through north parking lot through roll-up door in the back. Friends of the Library hosts sale of used books from 50 cents to $2. Collectible books $4 and up. Sale on all coffee table books. Email: spfotl@gmail.com.


Camarillo Chili Cook-Off And Music Festival

11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Camarillo Ranch, 201 Camarillo Ranch Road. Championship chili, food, wine, craft beer, car display, kids' activities, bounce house. Live music by In Stone Band, Caught Red Handed and Ventucky String Band. Tickets: $20 general, $60 VIP plus online service fee. Contact: Camarillo Chamber. Phone: 805.484.4383. Web: Camarillochili-Cook-Off.com.

Old-Time Country Bluegrass Gospel Music

2 to 4 p.m. at Poinsettia Pavilion, 3451 Foothill Road, Ventura. Free bluegrass concert. Phone: 805.517.1131. Web: www.oldcountry-grassband.com.


Summer Concert In The Park

5 to 7 p.m. at Conejo Community Park, 1175 Hendrix Ave., Thousand Oaks. Melvin Seals and JGB (Jerry Garcia Band) perform. Bring lawn seating and picnics. Food for sale. Leave pets at home. Free admission. Off-site parking only; on-site parking for vehicles with handicap placards. Web: www.crpd.org/concerts.


Westlake Village Garden Club

9:30 a.m. at North Ranch Community Center, 1400 N. Westlake Blvd. Refreshments at 9:30 a.m., meeting at 10 a.m. Andy Lopez, "The Invisible Gardener," discusses easy practices that improve the soil and promote healthy plants. Free, no RSVP needed. Web: westlakevillagegardenclub.org.

Simi Valley/Moorpark Republican City Club

6 to 8 p.m. at Junkyard Cafe, 2585 Cochran St., Simi Valley. Joe Panzarello speaks on "Take back California." Web: www.SvmpCityClub.com.

Ventura County Sportfishing Club

6:30 p.m. at Brendan's Irish Pub, 495 N. Ventu Park Road, Newbury Park. Capt. David Bacon discusses fishing the Channel Islands. No charge. Contact: Bill Berger. Phone: 818.889. 1370.


Simi Valley Woman's Club

11 a.m. at Simi Valley Moose Lodge, 4860 Alamo St. Lynda Nickolai of Simi Valley Police Foundation gives a presentation. Luncheon meeting. Contact: Donna. Phone: 805.526.8545.

Simi Valley Stamp And Coin Club

1 to 3 p.m. at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. Presentations, show and tell, auctions. Contact: Steve Thomas. Phone: 818. 312.6898.

Ventura County Garden Club

1 p.m. at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 117 Seventh St., Santa Paula. Dave Nichols from Green Thumb Nursery in Ventura gives a 60-minute talk on "water-wise vegetable gardening." Contact: Jacqualin. Phone: 805.816. 6019.


Thousand Oaks Stamp Club

6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Goebel Adult Community Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, T.O. Contact: Rick McHenry. Phone: 805. 405.4566.

Business-Professional Women Of Conejo Valley

7 p.m. at Camboni Restaurant, 75 W. Thousand Oaks Blvd., T.O. White House and Black Market display their fashions. Contact: Lydia Steadman. Phone: 818. 889.4953.


Westlake Encore Club

9:30 a.m. at Westlake Yacht Club, 32123 Lindero Canyon Road. Coffee, tea and snacks. Angie Kobabe speaks on birds of the area. Guests welcome.

Moorpark Women's Fortnightly Club

9:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Moorpark Country Club, 11800 Championship Drive. Program on "The Price and Power of Freedom: An Immigrant's Story." $23 for lunch. RSVP required. Contact: JoAnn. Email: joac1627@gmail.com.

'A Murder Is Announced'

8 p.m. at Conejo Players Theatre, 351 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Runs through Sept. 30. Adaptation of Miss Marple murder mystery by Agatha Christie. Tickets: $16 and $18. Call for showtimes and reservations. Contact: Box office. Phone: 805.495. 3715. Web: www.conejoplayers.org.


Brandon's Buddies

10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Brandon's Village universal playground, 25801 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Calabasas. Integrated play for kids of all abilities, face painting, crafts, treats, entertainment. OK to bring a sack lunch. No charge. RSVP required. Contact: Dina Kaplan. Phone: 818. 222.8118. Email: specialkidslaw@gmail.com.

Conejo Valley Writers

Noon to 2:30 p.m. at Goebel Community Adult Center, Foothill Lupin Room, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Optional BYO brown-bag lunch at noon. Program at 12:30 p.m. Joe Menkin, professional book designer, discusses the importance and aspects of formatting a good cover design. Web: www.meetup.com/ConejoValleyWriters.

Plein Air Art Show

3 to 6 p.m. at the Simi Valley Art Association gallery, Simi Valley Town Center, unit 295, 1555 Simi Town Center Way. Paintings of local scenery by award-winning watercolor artist Pong Apinyaval and other artists. Contact: Katy Kearny. Phone: 805.304. 7322.

'Love And Loss'

8 p.m. at Preus-Brandt Forum at Cal Lutheran University, 60 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. Also 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Original play about partnership and resilience among hospice patients and those who grieve. Written and directed by Claytie Mason of Nebunele Theatre working with Hospice of the Conejo. Tickets: $25 general admission, $15 seniors, $10 CLU staff and students with campus ID. Contact: Natalie Helton. Phone: 805. 493.3452. Web: callutheran.edu.

SUN., SEPT. 10

Simi Valley Jazz/Dance Club

1 to 4:30 p.m. at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. Open jam sessions 1 to 3 p.m. Top Hat Big Band performs at 3 p.m. Admission: $10 nonmembers. Phone: 805.915.7712.

Jewish Genealogical Society

1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Temple Adat Elohim, 2420 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Hal Bookbinder gives talk on U.S. immigration and naturalization. No charge to attend meeting. Contact: Jan Meisels Allen. Phone: 818.889.6616. Email: information@jgscv.org. Web: www.jgscv.org.

Cowboys And Cabernet

3:30 to 7 p.m. at Strathearn Historical Park, 137 Strathearn Place (behind Target), Simi Valley. Sample wines, craft beers and cuisine from local restaurants and wineries. Lawn games, silent auction, craft vendors, dancing and live musical entertainment by Justin Honsinger. Area to watch the football game and drink. Fundraiser for Kiwanis Club of Simi Valley. For ages 21 and up. Admission: $48. Designated driver: $25. VIP parking: $20. Fee for online orders. Web: www.cowboysandcabernet.com.

Let's Party For A Cure

5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Los Robles Greens, 299 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Wine tastings by local wineries, three-course dinner, music and auction. Fudge, olive oil and balsamic vinegar tastings. Crohn's and Colitis Foundation Greater Los Angeles chapter hosts. Proceeds support medical research, education and support programs. Tickets: $135. Contact: Amber Walters. Phone: 310. 478.4500. Email: awalters@crohnscolitisfoundation.org.

MON., SEPT. 11

Camarillo Noontime Optimist Club

Noon to 1 p.m. at Money Pancho restaurant, 3661 Las Posas Road, Camarillo. Mike Mishler, Pleasant Valley Recreation and Park District director, discusses the need to expand the community senior center and other happenings. Guests welcome. Contact: Ron Klemann. Phone: 805. 484.1343. Web: www.camarillooptimistclub.org.


Camarillo Quilters Association

9:30 to noon at Pleasant Valley Recreation Center, 1605 E. Burnley Drive, Camarillo. Use east-side parking lot. Doors open 8:45 a.m. Program by Jenny Lyons, award-winning art quilter.

Westlake Women's Club

10 a.m. at Westlake Village Inn, 31943 Agoura Road. Betty Berry of Senior Concerns gives the program. Lunch cost: $28. RSVP required. Phone: 805.405.4937.

Ventura County Archaeological Society

7 p.m. at Chumash Indian Museum, 3290 Lang Ranch Pkwy., Thousand Oaks. Chumash Elder Alan Salazar speaks on "Brotherhood of the Tomol (canoes) and the Annual Channel Crossing to Limuw." Web: www.venturaarchaeology.org.

WED., SEPT. 13

Brandeis Conejo Valley Chapter

10 a.m. in private Agoura Hills home. Orientation coffee to introduce club to new and prospective members. Address given upon RSVP. No charge. Contact: Elaine Leff. Phone: 818.368. 5705. Email: elainel@socal.rr.com.

Thousand Oaks Christian Women's Connection

11:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Los Robles Greens, 299 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Janice Mitchell tells how she learned to make baskets. Jeanell Piconi gives her story on "Surviving to Thriving." $20 for catered hot meal. For all ladies regardless of church affiliation or none. RSVP required. Contact: Joanne. Phone: 805.498.1823. Email: bjoanne.wright@verizon.net.

Conejo Valley Environmental Club

5:30 p.m. at Total Wine, 394 N. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Richard Kramer of UCLA presents graphene applications including energy storage and medical therapy. Tickets: $15 includes wine mixer, food and parking. Web: www.cleantechnologycouncil.org/events.

Simi Valley Quilt Guild

7 p.m. at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. Jenny K. Lyon gives the program. Guest fee: $5. Contact: Sue Singer. Phone: 805.522. 2454. Web: www.simivalleyquiltguild.org.

Democratic Club Of The Conejo Valley

7 p.m. at North Ranch Center, 1400 N. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Social networking at 6:30 p.m. Ray Bishop, president of Public Banking Institute of California, leads a panel of banking experts who will address banking and credit problems of small businesses and middle-class borrowers, and the potential of public banking. Phone: 805.321.4152.

Ventura County Dog Fanciers Association

7:30 p.m. at Camarillo Animal Shelter, 600 Aviation Drive. Founding meeting of club for people who love dogs. Leave pets at home.


Somis Thursday Club

11:15 a.m. at 5380 Bell St., Somis. Local women's club. Merrill Berge presents "A portrayal of Carmen Camarillo." $15 at the door for lunch. RSVP requested. Phone: 805.388.1275. Email: cruisin222@gmail.com.

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