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021515 

 

Ricardo Rodriguez 

Janet Neuwalder 

Ventura Artists 

“Parallel Realities”

Artist Conversation Sun 2/15 at 2p

Exhibit runs through Feb 22

www.galerie102.com

 

 

Mariaemma Willis, M.S.

Co-Founder

Learning Success Institute in Ventura

Taking away kids‘ things as punishment

805-648-1739

www.learningsuccesscoach.com

www.mariaemmawillis.com

 

 

Mike Macke

Community Marketing Director 

Cypress Place Senior Living 

Ventura

Kim O’Brien - Assisted Home Hospice

Jonathan Monroy - Glenwood Care Center

Annual Health and Wealth Senior Expo 

Feb 18 from 11a to 1:30p

FREE

RSVP By Feb 17 

650-8000

www.cypressplaceseniorliving.com 

 

 

 

Dr. John Tesman

Medical Director

Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine in Ventura

“Hyperbaric Oxygen & Chronic Wound Care”

Tues, Feb 24

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

 


 2/8/15

 

Patricia Rillera, MBA  

Executive Director 

Mothers Against Drunk Driving 

Southern California Region 

35th Anniversary

310.215.2905

1-877-ASK-MADD

www.walklikemadd.org

www.madd.org 

 

 

Dean Adams

Director

Ventura Jazz Orchestra

Mentor / Protege Auditions

Applications due for auditions Feb 20th

805-648-1143

www.theventurajazzorchestra.com

 

 

Danica Selvaggio

Marketing & Volunteer Coordinator

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ventura County

Elle Febb

Board Member, former Little

#FindLisa

805-484-2282

www.bbsvc.org

 

 

Feb 1, 2015

  

Evette and Mark McAlister

Speaker’s Bureau members 

Hannah Wohlman

Chair 

Let’s Bake a Difference 

(formerly Cupcakes for Cancer)

March 1st at the Westlake Village Inn

Cancer Support Community Valley/Ventura/Santa 

(805) 379-4777 

www.cancersupportvvsb.org

 

 

Mariaemma Willis, M.S.

Co-Founder

Learning Success Institute in Ventura

School Choice Week

805-648-1739

www.learningsuccesscoach.com

www.mariaemmawillis.com

 

 

Sandy Nirenberg 

President/CEO 

Camarillo Hospice 

Turn fresh fruit into “Valentine’s Day” decorations

Camarillo Farmers’ Market 

Feb 7 8a - noon

805-389-6870

www.camarillohospice.org                                                                 

 

 

Rachel Shur

Cancer Survivor Extraordinaire

Founder of United Cancer Advocacy Action Network 

UCAAN Buy Me Love

Charity Date Auction

Feb 8 

Tipsy Goat, Thousand Oaks

Office: 805-796-6090 

After Hours: 805-479-1032 

www.ucaan.org 

www.CancerRockedMyWorld.blogspot.com 

 

 

 

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 

Feb 15 - 16 - the Maritime Museum turns 24 years old.   Indoor and outdoor activities are scheduled, from 11 am to 5 pm each day. Kids get in free! Located at Oxnard’s Channel Islands Harbor, 3900 South Harbor Boulevard, on Blue Fin Circle. $5 Adults, $4 Seniors, $2 Children. www.CIMMVC.org or 805.984.6260.

Monday, February 16 - PRESIDENT'S DAY 

Feb 16 - 17 - Presidents’ Day Weekend at Channel Islands Maritime Museum Celebrating our 24th Anniversary.   Five centuries of maritime art come alive with special historic guests in the galleries.  Visit the newly unveiled Port of Hueneme exhibit on the upper deck. Ships in bottles. Model Guild educational displays. Final days of the Coast Guard Exhibit. Docent tours with admission, Shop the Museum store.  Free Outdoor Activities include: How does a sundial tell time?  Collaborative seascape art making.  Wood carvers.  How big is a whale?  Whale hats designed by a world famous artist.  Channel Islands Maritime Museum, 3900 Bluefin Circle, Oxnard.   805-984-6260  www.cimvc.org

February 18: Crab-Stuffed Flounder Day

Feb 18 -  Be The Match - Bone Marrow Registry Drive 11a - 2pmat the Ventura County Government Center, Hall of Administration, 800 Victoria Avenue, Ventura. This drive has been set up to support Nicole DeLillo Kountz, who desperately needs a bone marrow transplant to survive.  Ages 18 to 44. Walk-in registration. No appointment needed. Just takes 10 minutes to complete paperwork and cheek swab.    join.marrow.org/swabfornicole for more information. 

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 21-22 - 4th Annual Civil War Encampment at Strathearn Park Simi Valley, Sat 10a - 4p and Sun from 10a - 3p. $5 for age 13 & up - $3 ages five to twelve years old.  Children 4 & under are free.  Food can be purchased from Metro Dogs.  Strathearn Historical Park & Museum is at 137 Strathearn Place in Simi Valley (the street behind Target off Madera Road) 805-526-6453 or www.CivilWarSimi.com.

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

Feb 24 - Children and Family Services welcome you to attend an open informational meeting to help you decide if foster parenting is the right choice for you.  Come to a Ventura County Foster Parent Informational Meeting from 6 - 8p at the Human Services Agency, 855 Partridge Drive, Ventura.  805-654-1564  http://fostervckids.org/

Feb 26 - CASA Informational Session.  CASA is the only volunteer organization that empowers everyday citizens as officers of the court. In an overburdened social welfare system, abused and neglected children often slip through the cracks among hundreds of current cases. CASA volunteers change that. Appointed by judges, CASA volunteers typically handle just one case at a time—and commit to staying on that case until the child is placed in a safe, permanent home. While others may come and go, CASA volunteers provide that one constant that children need in order to thrive. To enroll in our informational session, call 805.389.3120, Fax to 805.389.3451 ATTN: Bernadette Cardenas, or Email registration to bernadette@casaofventuracounty.org After you have registered, you will receive location information by email or phone call.   805-389-3120  http://www.casaofventuracounty.org/ 

Feb 28 - Mar 1 - NSSA SURF COMPETITION 7a - 5 both days.   Ventura’s Surfer’s Point, Lot D. (714) 906-7423

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. 

Mar 1 - "Let's Bake a Difference" to benefit the Cancer Support Valley Ventura Santa Barbara.  Westlake Village Inn.  www.cancersupportvvsb.com  

Mar 1 - The 25th Anniversary ValleyCon Model Building Contest will take place from 10am to 4pm on Sunday, March 1st in the Reagan Library's Air Force One Pavilion. Contestants and spectators pay just regular museum admission to participate, granting you access to ValleyCon and all the other great Reagan Museum exhibits, including the current special exhibit, "Amazing Automobiles: The Ultimate Car Exhibit." More info at www.reaganlibrary.com/events. 

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

Mar 7 - 8 - The 28th Annual Spring Arts & Crafts Festival at Borchard Community Center in Newbury Park, 190 Reino Road at Borchard, on Saturday and Sunday, March 7-8, 2015.  10am – 4pm. Along with over 100 artisans and craft persons on hand to sell original, hand-made art and craft items, this free event will feature a hands-on children’s art/craft activity area.  The Grilled Cheese Truck will also be on hand.  Interested vendors are invited to call the Borchard Community Center at (805) 381-2791 for more information.  www.crpd.org

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

Mar 8  - Ventura Gem & Mineral Society, Inc. presents The Ventura Gem Show its 53rd Annual Gem, Mineral, Lapidary & Fossil Show at Seaside Park, Ventura County Fairgrounds. March 7th (10 am to 5 pm) and March 8th (10 am to 4 pm).  Gems, minerals, rocks, fossils, jewelry, exhibits, displays, dems, prizes, dealers, silent auction, kids' activities, FREE admission (parking at Seaside Park is $5).  More information at www.vgms.org.

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

Mar 14 - the 3rd annual conference venture by Center4SpecialNeeds, as it continues on its mission to provide the support necessary so families with children with special needs can thrive. The full day conference will be held from 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. and includes 11 break-out sessions in English. Topics covered on ADHD, IEP’s, nutritional deficiencies, special needs planning, dentistry, self -determination, sensory challenges and more.   We are happy to announce the addition of Special Ability Entrepreneur Boutique featuring and supporting talented artists and their wares, which is open to the public.  The conference will also feature a resource faire of local special needs providers. Attendees can participate at a very low cost and free child care is offered and provided by Calvary and Channel Islands Social Services. Lunch is also offered at a low cost through Jersey Mikes.   Scholarships may be available. In honor of our Heroes, Military families are invited to register and attend at NO cost.  The conference is presented in collaboration with the Rainbow Connection Family Resource Center and Calvary Community Church in Westlake Village where the conference will take place.  To register for the conference, individuals may visit www.center4specialneeds.org or call  Center4SpecialNeeds at 805.379.1681.

Mar 14 - Ventura County Astronomical Society Public Star Party.  8 – 10p at Moorpark Observatory & Amphitheatre, Moorpark College, Campus Road, Moorpark.  Donation of $2 per person is suggested to defray the cost of renting the facilities.  In the event of inclement weather the event will be canceled. http://www.vcas.org/astro_night.html

Mar 14 - 15 - Pop Stuff Expo is back for its second year of fun! Family friendly convention that brings together friends and fans from many genres of popular culture such as horror, comics, anime, sci-fi, special effects/makeup, cosplay and more.  Voice Actor Jim Cummings will be on hand. Cosplay, special effects, and fan panels, workshops, and demonstrations. Kids Entertainment area with musical Disney performances. Costume contest. Vendor room and artist alley.  Sat 10a - 8p, Sun 10a - 7p at the Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 West Harbor Boulevard, Ventura. 

Mar 20 - 16th annual Bravo Awards will be presented by the National Association of Women Business Owners Ventura County Chapter at the Serra Center in Camarillo. 

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

 

March 20 - 22 - Spring Home and Garden Show, Ventura 

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 

April 4 - Easter Events

9:00am - Egg Hunt and Salute to Spring in Simi Valley

9:30am - Oak Park Spring Egg Hunt and Arts and Crafts Show

10:00am - Easter Eggstravaganza and Arts & Crafts Fair in Camarillo

10:00am - Easter Egg Hunt at Christ the King Church in Newbury Park

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 - 19 - 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 22 - 26, "The Ojai" Tennis Tournament, Ojai 

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

Apr 25 - The Santa Clara River Valley Railroad Historical Society presents Santa Clara River Valley “Railfest 2015”. The center of activities will be held in Central Park, corner of Central Ave. and Main St, Fillmore. 9a - 5p each day. Admission and parking are free; however, there is a charge for the railway excursions. Entertainment, music, food vendors, arts and crafts booth and much more. www.scrvrhs.com 

May 1 - 9, Music Festival, Ventura 

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 7 - 10 - The 59th Annual Conejo Valley Days at Conejo Creek Park South (23 Freeway/Janss Rd. exit) in Thousand Oaks, celebrates the area's western roots and community spirit. The four-day event features entertainment for kids, teens and the whole family including carnival rides, games, live entertainment, a western saloon, outhouse races and a food court. Live entertainment and hands-on exhibits are included with general admission. Entry: $10 for adults, $5 for kids 6 through 12 and free for kids 5 and under. 

Thursday, May 7

5:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m.

Friday, May 8

5:00 p.m. until midnight

Saturday, May 9

12:00 noon until midnight

Sunday, May 10

12:00 noon until 8:00 p.m.

For ticket information (805)498-0624

 

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 

May 9 - the Simi Valley Street Fair 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Features kids corner, emergency preparedness expo, over 300 booths selling arts, crafts, food and other items and other activities.  Cochran Street, between Galena and Sequoia. FREE!  805.526.3900 or www.simivalleychamber.org

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. 

May 23 & 24, Cajun Festival, Simi Valley 

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. 

June 11 - 14, Music Festival, Ojai  

Sunday, June 14 - Flag Day 

Sunday, June 21 - First day of Summer 

Sunday, June 21 - FATHER'S DAY  

June 26 - August 2, Kingsmen Festival, Thousand Oaks 

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. 

July 9 - 12, Fiesta & Street Fair, Camarillo 

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. 

Apr 11 - The City of Calabasas Earth Day Celebration/Green Expo,  a day of education, celebration, and action for the natural world in which we live. 2 - 5p at the Las Virgenes Creek site on Agoura Rd (behind the Starbucks at 26531 Agoura Road) in Calabasas. Over fifty exhibitors from all over Los Angeles County and Ventura County will be participating in the event to help participants take actions that will save them money through efficiency while protecting our planet.  Free.    www.cityofcalabasas.com/earth-day.html or 818.224.1600.

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.

Nov 7, 8, 14 and 15 - The third annual Nottingham Festival will run for two weekends instead of one and move its NEW location at Rancho Tapo Community Park to the Simi Valley Civic Center. The Renaissance-style festival will take place on the large grassy area between City Hall, the East County Courthouse and the DMV at the corner of Alamo Street and Tapo Canyon Road.  www.nottinghamfestival.com

 

Nov 14 - 15 - The third annual Nottingham Festival will run for two weekends instead of one and move its NEW location at Rancho Tapo Community Park to the Simi Valley Civic Center. The Renaissance-style festival will take place on the large grassy area between City Hall, the East County Courthouse and the DMV at the corner of Alamo Street and Tapo Canyon Road.  www.nottinghamfestival.com


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).

 

April ? - Renaissance Festival, Ojai 

April ? - Spring Artwalk, Ventura 

May ? - Orange Festival, Thousand Oaks 

May ? - California Strawberry Festival, Oxnard 

May ? - Maritime Festival, Port Hueneme 

June ? - Greek Festival, Camarillo 

June ? - Wine Festival, Ojai 

June ? - SeaFest, Ventura 

July 4 - Street Fair, Ventura 

July ? - Citrus Festival, Santa Paula 

July ? - Salsa Festival, Oxnard 

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