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01/25/15

 

 

 

Elizabeth Arellano

Development Coordinator

Make-A-Wish Tri-Counties

Volunteer Opportunities

to benefit Make a Wish

www.tri-counties.wish.org

805.676.9474

 

 

Captain Frank Ursitti

Channel Islands Whale Watching

19th Annual Celebration of the Whales

now thru April

www.ciwhales.com

www.channelislandswhalewatching.com

www.channelislandsharbor.org

 

 

Dr. Debra Ouyang 

specializes in endocrinology

"Diabetes Basics: What You Should Know"

Tues, Jan 27

6 - 8p Nichols Auditorium, 8th Floor 

Community Memorial Hospital 

147 N. Brent St., Ventura 

For reservations to this 

FREE seminar call 800/838-3006 

or visit www.cmhshealth.org/rsvp. 

 

 

Elena Woodard 

National Engineers Week Committee 

Celebrating the Engineering Profession 

Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties

National Engineer’s Week Banquet - 2015

February 19, 2015 at The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library

www.newc-vsb.org

 

 

Sandon Yahn

Co-Director, Co-Producer

Road Less Traveled Pictures

“Redemption of the Heart”  

 Regency Theater in Ventura

Jan. 25th and Feb. 8th at 7p

www.redemptionoftheheartthemovie.com 

 

 

 

 

Jan 18, 2015

 

 

Mariaemma Willis, M.S.

Co-Founder

Learning Success Institute in Ventura

Adult Learning Styles

805-648-1739

www.learningsuccesscoach.com

www.mariaemmawillis.com

 

 

Danica Selvaggio

Marketing & Volunteer Coordinator

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ventura County

January is Mentoring Month

805-484-2282

www.bbsvc.org

 

 

 

Shelley Savren 

Founder Curator 

Ox College Literature & Arts & Lecture Series 

Feb 25 - May 4 Wed at 1p

English Prof Emertius 

Published Poet 

ssavren@vcccd.edu

http://www.oxnardcollege.edu/

 

 

 

Leah Gonzales

Program Manager 

Women’s Business Center Director

Women’s Economic Ventures (WEV) 

Self-Employment Training (SET) program 

Orientations are free, but RSVP

Ventura on Wednesday, January 21st from 6:00 – 7:00 pm

Downtown Oxnard on Tuesday, January 27th from 6:00 – 7:00 pm

www.wevonline.org/orientations 

(805) 456-2355

 

 

Kimberly Tilliman

Committee Member

Vincent Stewart

Sec. of Committee

Martin Luther King Committee of Ventura County

29th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., birthday celebration 

“Celebrating Voting and Civil Rights TODAY!” 

Mon, Jan 19 

8a - Freedom March from Plaza Park at Fifth and “C” Streets

9a - Birthday celebration at Oxnard Performing Arts Center

800 Hobson Way, Oxnard

805-486-2424

www.mlkventuracounty.com   

 

 

01/11/15

 

Jody Tompkins

VP of Programs

Cancer Support Community Valley/Ventura/Santa Barbara

Diego Villegas

2014 winner of the “Dear Cancer, It’s Me” Essay Contest

2015 entries due Feb 2(805) 379-4777 

www.cancersupportvvsb.org

 

 

Andrea Gallagher

President 

Senior Concerns

Caregivers Matter…Conejo Cares 

Caregiver Recognition Day

to honor and recognize family caregivers 

Sat, Jan 31, 2015 10a to 1:30p

FREE - but RSVP for space

805-497-0189

www.seniorconcerns.org 

 

 

Nina Danza 

Ventura Sierra Club Leadership Member

'Gear Grab' - Outdoor Equipment Swap/Sale

Sat Jan 31, 10a - 2p 

WAV (Working Artist Ventura) Courtyard, 175 S. Ventura Ave. 

www.facebook.com/pages/Ventura-Sierra-Club

info@venturasierraclub.org

 

 

Troy Mounier 

Co-Director

Pacific Fine Arts 

CA Strawberry Festival seeks artists 

Applications must be submitted by Feb 2, 2015

 

Contact: Troy and Dana Hale-Mounier 

Pacific Fine Arts Festivals 

P.O. Box 280

Pine Grove, CA 95665    

(209) 267-4394 email: pfa@pacificfinearts.com

 

Applications available at 

www.pacificfinearts.com and 

http://strawberry-fest.org/arts-and-crafts-exhibitor/

 

 

 

 

1/04/15

Ahmad Newton 
Owner 
Ventura Black Widows 
2015 Ventura Black Widows football season
venturablackwidowsfootball@gmail.com
Nancy McIntyre 
Robotics Education & Competition Foundation 
Robotics Kits Available to Ventura County Schools 
Schools that wish to apply for the robotics kit grants should download and return the brief application form: http://bit.ly/1u6SP4v 
2013 World Championship: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HLA5AsYsceY 
This is a clip to this year's game which is called Skyrise: http://www.roboticseducation.org/vex-robotics-competitionvrc/current-game/
nancy_mcintyre@roboticseducation.org
Mariaemma Willis, M.S.
Co-Founder
Learning Success Institute in Ventura
New Years “Resolutions”
805-648-1739
www.learningsuccesscoach.com
www.mariaemmawillis.com
Ron Wallace
Publisher
Edible Ojai & Ventura County Magazine
Winter Edition is out now
www.edibleventuracounty.com 
www.edibleojai.com

 

Ahmad Newton 

Owner 

Ventura Black Widows 

2015 Ventura Black Widows football season

venturablackwidowsfootball@gmail.com

 

 

Nancy McIntyre 

Robotics Education & Competition Foundation 

Robotics Kits Available to Ventura County Schools 

Schools that wish to apply for the robotics kit grants should download and return the brief application form: http://bit.ly/1u6SP4v 

2013 World Championship: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HLA5AsYsceY 

 

This is a clip to this year's game which is called Skyrise: http://www.roboticseducation.org/vex-robotics-competitionvrc/current-game/

nancy_mcintyre@roboticseducation.org

 

 

Mariaemma Willis, M.S.

Co-Founder

Learning Success Institute in Ventura

New Years “Resolutions”

805-648-1739

www.learningsuccesscoach.com

www.mariaemmawillis.com

 

 

Ron Wallace

Publisher

Edible Ojai & Ventura County Magazine

Winter Edition is out now

www.edibleventuracounty.com 

www.edibleojai.com

 

 

Dec 21 2014 - First Day of Winter!

 

Mariaemma Willis, M.S.

Co-Founder

Learning Success Institute in Ventura

805-648-1739

www.learningsuccesscoach.com

www.mariaemmawillis.com

 

 

Barbara Wagner

Laubach Literacy of Ventura County, Inc.

Free Training for ESL Tutors Jan. 10 and Feb. 7 

(805) 385-9584 

www.laubachventura.org

 

Rachel Shur 

Cancer Survivor Extraordinaire & Founder 

United Cancer Advocacy Action Network 

6th Annual Gift Wrap 4a Cause

thru December 23rd from 10am-8pm

Jann's Marketplace

Office: 805-796-6090 

After Hours: 805-479-1032 

ucaanorg@yahoo.com 

www.ucaan.org 

www.CancerRockedMyWorld.blogspot.com 

 

 

Danica Selvaggio

Marketing & Volunteer Coordinator

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ventura County

805-484-2282

www.bbsvc.org 

 

 

Rachel Scott

emPower Ventura County 

Free Energy Advice 

Moorpark Community Marketplace 

Nov 28 - Dec 23

805-654-3834 

email empower@ventura.org

empowersbc.org/events

 

WEEKEND EVENTS 

 

2015

through Feb. 22 - “DE COLORES”  21st annual art show founded by Xavier Montes celebrates Latino heritage, history and iconography. Santa Paula Art Museum, 117 N. 10th St.; Agriculture Museum, 926 Railroad Ave.  525-3100 or www.santapaulaartmuseum.org  

through Feb 25 -Youth Programs at the Camarillo Library, 4101 Las Posas Road include:  PAWS for Reading: Mon and Wed from 3:30pm to 4:30pm Jan 5 to Feb 25 - tell a story to a certified therapy dog!  More info at www.camarillolibrary.org or 805.388.5222 

Jan 12 - 25 - PAWS for Reading: Mon and Wed from 3:30pm to 4:30pm Jan 5 to Feb 25 - tell a story to a certified therapy dog! 3:30 – 4:30p at the Camarillo Library, 4101 Las Posas Road. More info at www.camarillolibrary.org or 805.388.5222 

Jan 13 to Feb 4 - The tall ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain return to Ventura Harbor Village. Lady Washington is a wooden replica of one of the first U.S.-flagged vessels to explore the west coast of North America. Hawaiian Chieftain is a steel-hulled interpretation of a typical early 19th century coast trader. Walk-on tours, K-12 programs, and ticketed excursions during their visit.   800-200-5239   historicalseaport.org/2014/12/ships-preparing-for-another-visit-to-ventura-calif/ 

Jan 23 - CLU faculty members will present “Borrowed Gems,” a recital at 7:30p, in Samuelson Chapel, 165 Chapel Lane on the Thousand Oaks campus. Additional parking is available at the corner of Olsen Rd and Mountclef Blvd.  805-493-3306 or CalLutheran.edu.

Jan 23 -Youth Programs at the Camarillo Library, 4101 Las Posas Road include:  Francophone Fridays at 10am on Jan 16, 23, 30 and Feb 6, 13. Storytime and songs in French!  More info at www.camarillolibrary.org or 805.388.5222 

Jan 24 - Youth Programs at the Camarillo Library, 4101 Las Posas Road include:  LEGOSs, Puzzles and Board Games on Saturdays,from 10am to 4pm and Feb 14 from noon to 4pm.   More info at www.camarillolibrary.org or 805.388.5222

Jan 26 - SMOKING CESSATION CLASS SERIES 5:30-7 p.m. (and every Monday through January). The eight-session class covered over seven weeks includes confidential sessions on how to handle smoking urges, how to handle stress and moods and how to handle slips. CMH Cancer Resource Center, 2900 Loma Vista Road, suite 105, Ventura. For more information, call 667-2818.

Jan 29 - Teen Programs at the Camarillo Library, 4101 Las Posas Road include:  6-8:15pm: Dare to Prepare free workshop presented by AAA for pre-permit teens 13 to 15 and their parents. Register in advance at bit.ly.com/Dare2Prepare www.camarillolibrary.org or 805.388.5222

Jan 30 -Youth Programs at the Camarillo Library, 4101 Las Posas Road include:  Francophone Fridays at 10am on Jan 16, 23, 30 and Feb 6, 13. Storytime and songs in French!  More info at www.camarillolibrary.org or 805.388.5222 

Jan 31 - Ventura Sierra Club is holding a 'Gear Grab' of good quality used equipment.  Buyers and sellers invited!  Dust off those skis or that backpack you aren't using anymore and come sell!  Pick up a sleeping bag or a boogie board for the kids!   10a -2p at the WAV (Working Artist Ventura) Courtyard, 175 S. Ventura Ave.  info@venturasierraclub.org   https://www.facebook.com/ notes/ventura-sierra-club/

Jan 31 - Youth Programs at the Camarillo Library, 4101 Las Posas Road include:  10am: Kids' Book Choice Awards - Walk the red carpet, have your picture taken, then find out winning categories for kids' choice books voted on from 1/5 to 1/24.   More info at www.camarillolibrary.org or 805.388.5222

Jan 31 - Youth Programs at the Camarillo Library, 4101 Las Posas Road include:  LEGOSs, Puzzles and Board Games on Saturdays, from 10am to 4pm and Feb 14 from noon to 4pm.   More info at www.camarillolibrary.org or 805.388.5222

Feb 1 - "First Sunday at the Airport" at Santa Paula Airport, displaying aircraft of all ages and types. Museum hangars are open with docents on hand to give free tours. Located alongside Highway 126 between Palm Avenue and 10th Street, Santa Paula. For further information, click here to visit the Aviation Museum of Santa Paula webpage or phone (805)525-1109. 

Feb 1 - Romantic plant restoration at Hedrick Ranch Nature Area (HRNA)!  Ventura Sierra Club is partnering with Friends of the Santa Clara River, and UCSB Riparian Restoration Program to return hundreds of acres to a long term sustainable ecological condition.  9a – noon at Hedrick Ranch Nature Area (HRNA), Santa Paula.  Long pants and closed shoes required.  All ages welcome.  High school teens can get community service hours.   Ages 15-18 unaccompanied by parent/guardian MUST bring signed waiver available from the leader or print from Ventura Sierra Club Facebook Page notes here  https://www.facebook.com/ notes/ventura-sierra-club/ youth-participant-waiver-english/788718651140480)   RSVP requested.  Directions: Hwy 126 E to Santa Paula, exit 10th St. and turn left (go under freeway), turn right on Harvard, turn right on 12th St. (cross Sta Clara River bridge), go 3.7 mi to 20395 S. Mountain Rd, turn left onto dirt road to the end (about 1/2 mi). Heavy rain cancels.  info@venturasierraclub.org

Feb 2 - Groundhogs’s Day 

Feb 3 - Mark your calendars for this For The Troops fundraiser.  6:00am - 10:00pm, Junyard Cafe, 2585 Cochran St, Simi Valley. Go to www.ForTheTroops.org for Junkyard Fundraiser flyer

Feb 3 - "Have I Got a Story to Tell" with Diane Ferlatte.  7p at the Camarillo Library, 4101 Las Posas Road. More info at www.camarillolibrary.org or 805.388.5222

Feb 6 - OPEN's Networking with Professionals: from 9a to noon at the Camarillo Library, 4101 Las Posas Road. www.camarillolibrary.org or 805.388.5222 

Feb 7 - Moorpark's 3rd annual premier 5K road race and one-mile fun run.  Benefits Moorpark High School's cross country and track programs.  Starting and ending at the Moorpark High School stadium, 4500 Tierra Rejada Road, Moorpark.  All ages and abilities are welcome including walkers, strollers and in the spirit of Groundhog Day, costumes are encouraged.  There will also be a "Catch the Groundhog" 1 mile fun run for kids 13 and under which will be held on the track with finisher medals for all.  Registration fees include a performance t-shirt for all runners. www.moorparkgroundhogday5k.org 

Feb 7 - Ventura Sierra Club Seaward Beach Cleanup 10am-noon.  All invited to come and show the love! No dogs please. Get high school community service hours, too.  High school teens ages 15 to 18 can come without parent/guardian but must bring the signed waiver on the Ventura Sierra Club FB page 'notes' here https://www.facebook.com/ notes/ventura-sierra-club/ youth-participant-waiver-english/788718651140480)   info@venturasierraclub.org

Feb 5 - Teen Programs at the Camarillo Library, 4101 Las Posas Road include: The Maze Runner (PG-13)  More info at www.camarillolibrary.org or 805.388.5222

Feb 6 -Youth Programs at the Camarillo Library, 4101 Las Posas Road include:  Francophone Fridays at 10am on Jan 16, 23, 30 and Feb 6, 13. Storytime and songs in French!  More info at www.camarillolibrary.org or 805.388.5222 

Thursday, February 12 - Lincoln's Birthday 

Feb 12 - 2nd Thurs of month  - The Camarillo Health Care District, in partnership with FOOD Share, will host a free produce day from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at 3639 E. Las Posas Road, Suite 117. Produce is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Bags will be provided at the site. There are no eligibility requirements.  This new program was designed to be available during the senior lunch program held at the Camarillo Health Care District on the second Thursday of each month.  388-1952. 

Friday, February Friday the 13 !!!! 

Feb 13 -Youth Programs at the Camarillo Library, 4101 Las Posas Road include:  Francophone Fridays at 10am on Jan 16, 23, 30 and Feb 6, 13. Storytime and songs in French!  More info at www.camarillolibrary.org or 805.388.5222 

Saturday, February 14 - VALENTINE'S DAY 

Feb 14- Youth Programs at the Camarillo Library, 4101 Las Posas Road include:  11am to 3pm: Valentine's Day Stories and Crafts - stories, songs and crafts for all ages.   LEGOSs, Puzzles and Board Games from noon to 4pm.   More info at www.camarillolibrary.org or 805.388.5222 

Monday, February 16 - PRESIDENT'S DAY 

February 18: Crab-Stuffed Flounder Day

Feb 19 — Youth Programs at the Camarillo Library, 4101 Las Posas Road include:  16-8pm: Balloon Power - experiment with balloons.   6-8pm: Balloon Power - experiment with balloons.  More info at www.camarillolibrary.org or 805.388.5222

Feb 21 - For The Troops Military Tribute Gala honoring Vietnam Veterans. Sponsorships are available now!  Help us welcome home our Vietnam Vets who did not get the appropriate homecoming.   www.ForTheTroops.org

Sunday, February 22 - Washington's Birthday

Feb 23 - 25 -Youth Programs at the Camarillo Library, 4101 Las Posas Road include:  Kindermusik with Katie: 10a in the Pirate Ship.   More info at www.camarillolibrary.org or 805.388.5222

Mar 1 - "First Sunday at the Airport" at Santa Paula Airport, displaying aircraft of all ages and types. Museum hangars are open with docents on hand to give free tours. Located alongside Highway 126 between Palm Avenue and 10th Street, Santa Paula. For further information, click here to visit the Aviation Museum of Santa Paula webpage or phone (805)525-1109. 

March 6: Frozen Food Day

Mar 7 - Spring Arts and Crafts Festival 10a - 4p at Borchard Community Center, 190 Reino Road, Newbury Park Also runs Sunday, March 8. Features more than 100 vendors, handmade crafts, food trucks. Free. (805) 381-2791  boc@crpd.org

Sunday, March 8 - Daylight Saving Time begins - Spring Forward 1 Hour! 

Mar 11  - 8:00 p.m. Joffrey Ballet performance at the Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. (805)449-2787.

Mar 12 - 2nd Thurs of month  - The Camarillo Health Care District, in partnership with FOOD Share, will host a free produce day from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at 3639 E. Las Posas Road, Suite 117. Produce is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Bags will be provided at the site. There are no eligibility requirements.  This new program was designed to be available during the senior lunch program held at the Camarillo Health Care District on the second Thursday of each month.  388-1952. 

Mar 13 - FRIDAY THE 13TH!

Mar 13 - Carpe Diem Conference. For parents and professionals who care for children with emotional challenges. Information will focus on relationship-building. Also a Resource Fair. 8a - 4:15p at the Ventura County Office of Education Conference Center 5100 Adolfo Road, Camarillo  www.VenturaCountyselpa.com

Mar 13 - Santa Barbara International Orchid Show 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Earl Warren Show Grounds 3400 Las Positas Road, Santa Barbara www.sborchidshow.com

Mar 14 - St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center 11 a.m. to 3 p. 27040 Malibu Hills Road, Calabasas. Free. Games for kids, Irish band, dancers, raffle baskets, lunch. Call (818) 880-2993 www.ahccc.org 

Mar 14 - 27th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade 10am – 12pm in Downtown Ventura.  www.venturastpatricksdayparade.com

Tuesday, March 17 - St. Patrick's Day 

Mar 17 - Leprechaun’s Lucky Gold Hunt for Kids 4 to 5:30 p.m. 2525 N. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks Children will search for gold coins hidden in the park, then turn them in for fun prizes. Call (805) 381-2793 Visit www.crpd.org/programs

Saturday, March 21 - First Day of Spring 

Mar 21 - City of Calabasas Arbor Day Celebration 9:30 a.m. to noon Gates Canyon Park 25801 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Calabasas Free admission. Call Marina Issakhani at (818) 224-1600 Email missakhani@cityofcalabasas.com

Mar 21 - 22 - Spring Spectacular at America’s Teaching Zoo, Moorpark College 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 7075 Campus Road, Moorpark.   Also runs Sat. and Sun., March 28, 29 and April 4 and 5 Features four shows at 10:30 a.m., noon, 2 and 4 p.m.; kids’ zone, VIP tours, raffle and 3 p.m. Creature Feature with guest animal appearances from other facilities. $10 adults; $8 kids and seniors Call (805) 378-1441 Visit www.moorparkcollege.edu/zoo

Mar 22 - Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley Superstars of the Year 2:30 to 5 p.m. Kavli Theatre, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks Honors youth, volunteers and staff, and will include music and performing arts by club members, celebrity guests. Free entrance, parking, snacks and beverages. Call (818) 706-0905 Register at www.bgcconejo.org

Mar 28 - 29  - Spring Spectacular at America’s Teaching Zoo, Moorpark College 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 7075 Campus Road, Moorpark Also runs Sat. and Sun., April 4 and 5 Features four shows at 10:30 a.m., noon, 2 and 4 p.m.; kids’ zone, VIP tours, raffle and 3 p.m. Creature Feature with guest animal appearances from other facilities. $10 adults; $8 kids and seniors Call (805) 378-1441 Visit www.moorparkcollege.edu/zoo 

Wednesday, April 1 - April Fool's Day  

Apr 4 - Easter Eggsplosion & Craft Fair.  Pleasant Valley Recreation and Park District.  805-482-1996  www.pvrpd.org

Apr 4 - Egg Hunt and Salute to Spring in Simi Valley.  Eggsplorers ages 1-10 - grab your basket and scramble on over the the Egg Dash for candy-filled eggs!. Celebrate the Eggcitement of the coming of Spring!  Rancho Santa Susana Community Park, 5005 Los Angeles Avenue, Simi Valley starting at 9a.  Rain cancels the event (so let's cross our fingers there's no rain!) 

805.584.4456 or www.rsrpd.org 

Apr 4 - 5 - Spring Spectacular at America’s Teaching Zoo, Moorpark College 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 7075 Campus Road, Moorpark .Features four shows at 10:30 a.m., noon, 2 and 4 p.m.; kids’ zone, VIP tours, raffle and 3 p.m. Creature Feature with guest animal appearances from other facilities. $10 adults; $8 kids and seniors Call (805) 378-1441 Visitwww.moorparkcollege.edu/zoo

Sunday, April 5 - EASTER SUNDAY 

Apr 5 - "First Sunday at the Airport" at Santa Paula Airport, displaying aircraft of all ages and types. Museum hangars are open with docents on hand to give free tours. Located alongside Highway 126 between Palm Avenue and 10th Street, Santa Paula. For further information, click here to visit the Aviation Museum of Santa Paula webpage or phone (805)525-1109.  

Apr 7 - Mark your calendars for this For The Troops fundraiser.  Topper's Pizza Place, 2408 Erringer Rd, Simi Valley. Go to www.ForTheTroops.org and print Topper's Fundraiser flyer.

Apr 7 - Mark your calendars for this For The Troops fundraiser.  Topper's Pizza Place, 2408 Erringer Rd, Simi Valley. Go to www.ForTheTroops.org and print Topper's Fundraiser flyer.

April 9 - 2nd Thurs of month  - The Camarillo Health Care District, in partnership with FOOD Share, will host a free produce day from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at 3639 E. Las Posas Road, Suite 117. Produce is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Bags will be provided at the site. There are no eligibility requirements.  This new program was designed to be available during the senior lunch program held at the Camarillo Health Care District on the second Thursday of each month.  388-1952. 

Apr 11 - Calabasas City’s Earth Day Celebration/Green Expo 2 to 5 p.m. Las Virgenes Creek on Agoura Road, Calabasas A day of education, celebration and action for the natural world. www.cityofcalabasas.com 

Apr 12 - 3rd Annual Walk to End Genocide in Thousand Oaks. 11:30a – 2:30p at Temple Etz Chaim/United Methodist Church of Thousand Oaks, 1080 E. Janss Road in Thousand Oaks from noon to 3pm. Visit the Global Village Festival before and after the Walk, for information and advocacy booths on Darfur, Sudan, Congo and other human rights abuses, conflict minerals campaign and other advocacy opportunities, solar cooker demonstrations, crafts, merchandise, food, music and more.  www.walktoendgenocide.org. 

April 18 - National Animal Cracker Day

Apr 18 - Rummage Sale.  Pleasant Valley Recreation and Park District.  805-482-1996  www.pvrpd.org

April 18 - The City of Moorpark presents the Moorpark Arts Festival, 10a to 4p at the Moorpark Civic Center and High Street at 45 East High Street. Music, theatre, visual arts, children's hands-on art exhibits and much more.   FREE.  805.517.6260  or www.moorparkartsfestival.com

Apr 18 - Scandinavian Festival 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday and continues 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday Kingsmen Park at Cal Lutheran University 60 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks Music, dancing, food, lectures, demonstration, vendors and an on-site Viking encampment and Sami Village. Admission is $8 for adults and $4 for teenagers. Children are free. Discounted tickets available at scandinavianfest.org. Email scanfestival@callutheran.edu

April 24: Pigs In A Blanket Day

Apr 25 - Ventura Sierra Club and The Nature Conservancy partnership Earth Day Clean Up at the Santa Clara River.  9a - noon at Johnson Dr. across from Motel 6  info@venturasierraclub.org

Apr 25 -  The 15th Annual Relay for Life of Moorpark will take place from 9am on Saturday, April 25th to 10am on April 26th at Arroyo Vista Community Park, 4550 Tierra Rejada Road, Moorpark. http://main.acsevents.org/site/TR/RelayForLife/RFLCY15CA?pg=entry&fr_id=68599 

Apr 25 - The 10th Annual Ventura County Blues Festival at Moorpark College from 10a - 7:30p. Presented by the Ventura County Blues Society and proceeds benefit the American Diabetes Association. Event to feature guitarist Coco Montoya, John Nemeth, Deanna Bogart, BB Chung King and the Buddaheads, the Delgago Brothers and others to be announced. Presale tickets now available. Kids 12 and under free with adult.   www.venturacountyblues.com. 

Apr 25 - The Thousand Oaks Rotary Club hosts its 39th Annual Chili Cook Off and Classic Car Show, 11a - 9p at Conejo Creek Park South in Thousand Oaks. The annual event will feature a regional Chili Cook Off, sanctioned by the International Chili Society, Classic Car Show, live music, food, beverages and fun activities for the whole family. And of course, cast your vote to crown the 2015 "Miss Chili/Conejo Valley.  Admission TBA and kids 11 and under are free. $5 to park. Visit www.chili-cook-off.com

May 3 - "First Sunday at the Airport" at Santa Paula Airport, displaying aircraft of all ages and types. Museum hangars are open with docents on hand to give free tours. Located alongside Highway 126 between Palm Avenue and 10th Street, Santa Paula. For further information, click here to visit the Aviation Museum of Santa Paula webpage or phone (805)525-1109.

May 9 - Mud Crazy Mission Oaks (Mud Run).  Pleasant Valley Recreation and Park District.  805-482-1996  www.pvrpd.org

May 9 - The 3rd Annual Santa Paula Police Memorial 5K Run/Walk is 8a - 10a at the Santa Paula Train Depot, 963 E. Santa Barbara Street.  All net proceeds from the race will go to benefit the families of members of Santa Paula Police Department whose lives were lost in the line of duty.  www.copquest.org/5k 

Sunday, May 10 - MOTHER'S DAY

May 14 - 2nd Thurs of month  - The Camarillo Health Care District, in partnership with FOOD Share, will host a free produce day from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at 3639 E. Las Posas Road, Suite 117. Produce is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Bags will be provided at the site. There are no eligibility requirements.  This new program was designed to be available during the senior lunch program held at the Camarillo Health Care District on the second Thursday of each month.  388-1952. 

May 16 - 18th Relay For Life of Thousand Oaks starts at 10a to Sunday, May 17 10a at Conejo Creek Park South, Thousand Oaks.   www.relayforlife.org/thousandoaksca. 

Monday, May 25 - MEMORIAL DAY 

June 1 - For The Troops 5th Annual Golf tournament at Moorpark Country Club.   www.ForTheTroops.org. 

Jun 7 - "First Sunday at the Airport" at Santa Paula Airport, displaying aircraft of all ages and types. Museum hangars are open with docents on hand to give free tours. Located alongside Highway 126 between Palm Avenue and 10th Street, Santa Paula. For further information, click here to visit the Aviation Museum of Santa Paula webpage or phone (805)525-1109. 

June 11 - 2nd Thurs of month  - The Camarillo Health Care District, in partnership with FOOD Share, will host a free produce day from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at 3639 E. Las Posas Road, Suite 117. Produce is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Bags will be provided at the site. There are no eligibility requirements.  This new program was designed to be available during the senior lunch program held at the Camarillo Health Care District on the second Thursday of each month.  388-1952. 

Sunday, June 14 - Flag Day 

Sunday, June 21 - First day of Summer 

Sunday, June 21 - FATHER'S DAY  

July 5 - "First Sunday at the Airport" at Santa Paula Airport, displaying aircraft of all ages and types. Museum hangars are open with docents on hand to give free tours. Located alongside Highway 126 between Palm Avenue and 10th Street, Santa Paula. For further information, click here to visit the Aviation Museum of Santa Paula webpage or phone (805)525-1109. 

July 9 - 2nd Thurs of month  - The Camarillo Health Care District, in partnership with FOOD Share, will host a free produce day from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at 3639 E. Las Posas Road, Suite 117. Produce is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Bags will be provided at the site. There are no eligibility requirements.  This new program was designed to be available during the senior lunch program held at the Camarillo Health Care District on the second Thursday of each month.  388-1952. 

Aug 2 -"First Sunday at the Airport" at Santa Paula Airport, displaying aircraft of all ages and types. Museum hangars are open with docents on hand to give free tours. Located alongside Highway 126 between Palm Avenue and 10th Street, Santa Paula. For further information, click here to visit the Aviation Museum of Santa Paula webpage or phone (805)525-1109. 

Aug 13 - 2nd Thurs of month  - The Camarillo Health Care District, in partnership with FOOD Share, will host a free produce day from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at 3639 E. Las Posas Road, Suite 117. Produce is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Bags will be provided at the site. There are no eligibility requirements.  This new program was designed to be available during the senior lunch program held at the Camarillo Health Care District on the second Thursday of each month.  388-1952. 

Sept 6 - "First Sunday at the Airport" at Santa Paula Airport, displaying aircraft of all ages and types. Museum hangars are open with docents on hand to give free tours. Located alongside Highway 126 between Palm Avenue and 10th Street, Santa Paula. For further information, click here to visit the Aviation Museum of Santa Paula webpage or phone (805)525-1109.

Sept 10 - 2nd Thurs of month  - The Camarillo Health Care District, in partnership with FOOD Share, will host a free produce day from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at 3639 E. Las Posas Road, Suite 117. Produce is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Bags will be provided at the site. There are no eligibility requirements.  This new program was designed to be available during the senior lunch program held at the Camarillo Health Care District on the second Thursday of each month.  388-1952.  

Sept 26 - 27 - Blue Angels Air Show 

Oct 4 - "First Sunday at the Airport" at Santa Paula Airport, displaying aircraft of all ages and types. Museum hangars are open with docents on hand to give free tours. Located alongside Highway 126 between Palm Avenue and 10th Street, Santa Paula. For further information, click here to visit the Aviation Museum of Santa Paula webpage or phone (805)525-1109.

Nov 1 - "First Sunday at the Airport" at Santa Paula Airport, displaying aircraft of all ages and types. Museum hangars are open with docents on hand to give free tours. Located alongside Highway 126 between Palm Avenue and 10th Street, Santa Paula. For further information, click here to visit the Aviation Museum of Santa Paula webpage or phone (805)525-1109.

Dec 6 - "First Sunday at the Airport" at Santa Paula Airport, displaying aircraft of all ages and types. Museum hangars are open with docents on hand to give free tours. Located alongside Highway 126 between Palm Avenue and 10th Street, Santa Paula. For further information, click here to visit the Aviation Museum of Santa Paula webpage or phone (805)525-1109.

 

 

Major Events - 2015 

(Additional information will be posted when received).

 

March ? - Spring Home and Garden Show, Ventura 

April ? - Renaissance Festival, Ojai 

April ? - Spring Artwalk, Ventura 

April ? - Pt. Mugu Airshow, Oxnard 

April ? - Scandinavian Festival, Thousand Oaks 

April ?, Tennis Tournament, Ojai 

May ? - Conejo Valley Days, Thousand Oaks 

May ? - Music Festival, Ventura 

May ? - Orange Festival, Thousand Oaks 

May ? - Street Fair, Simi Valley 

May ? - California Strawberry Festival, Oxnard 

May ? - Cajun Festival, Simi Valley 

May ? - Music Festival, Ojai 

May ? - VPD Block Party, Ventura 

May ? - Maritime Festival, Port Hueneme 

June ? - Greek Festival, Camarillo 

June ? - Wine Festival, Ojai 

June ? - Kingsmen Festival, Thousand Oaks 

June ? - SeaFest, Ventura 

July ? - Street Fair, Ventura 

July ? - Citrus Festival, Santa Paula 

July ? - Fiesta Festival, Camarillo 

July ? - Salsa Festival, Oxnard 

July ? - County Fair, Ventura 

August ? - Summer ArtWalk, Ventura 

August ? - Camarillo Air Show, Camarillo 

September ? - Surf Rodeo & Street Fair, Ventura 

September ? - Food & Wine Festival, Oxnard 

September ? - Country Days, Moorpark 

September ? - Bowlful of Blues, Lake Casitas 

October ? - Harvest Festival, Ventura 

October ? - Food and Wine Event, Ventura 

October ? - Fall Home & Garden Show, Ventura 

October ? - Kinetic Sculpture Race, Ventura 

December ? - Holiday Street Festival, Ventura 

December ? - Parade of Lights, Oxnard 

December ? - Ventura Harbor Parade of Lights, Ventura