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Friday
Oct312014

Juggle the World Community Soccer Day at Cal Lutheran on Sunday, November 16th

"Juggle the World" Community Soccer Day is planned for Sunday, November 16th at Cal Lutheran University from 2-6PM at Mt. Clef Stadium.  The event includes a free youth soccer clinic, live music, fresh tacos and exclusive Juggle the World Gear for sale. Any “gently used” soccer equipment and canned goods are requested for donation in support of families & soccer players in our inner cities.

There is also a "buy a ball, give a ball to inner city youth" initiative; buy a soccer ball from us we donate one to the inner city kids. www.juggletheworld.com

Thursday
Oct302014

33rd Annual Westlake Village Junior Women's Club Gingerbread Boutique November 6-7

The Westlake Village Juniors will kick off their 33rd annual Gingerbread Boutique on Thursday, November 6th from 5 p.m.-9 p.m. at St. Maximilian Kolbe Church, 5801 Kanan Road, Westlake Village. Tickets are $30 per person, and the cost includes shopping, appetizers, cocktails, and raffle prizes. The boutique continues on Friday, November 7th from 10am-6pm.

The festive atmosphere of this evening makes it one of the Westlake Village Junior Women’s Club most anticipated events. In addition to an eclectic collection of vendors, shoppers also have the opportunity to win raffle prizes, grab beautifully wrapped presents filled with surprises from the vendors, and purchase the ever-popular pumpkin pie bars or Neiman Marcus brownies.

For more information, please go to www.westlakejuniors.org. Tickets can be purchased online through their website or at the door at the VIP event.

Sunday
Oct262014

Calabasas Classic Run 5K, 10K and 1 Mile Fun Run on Sunday, November 9th

The Agoura Hills / Calabasas Community Center presents the Calabasas Classic Run 5K/10K and 1 Mile Fun Run on Sunday, November 9th at the City of Calabasas Civic Center, 100 Civic Center Way, Calabasas.

Come celebrate Community, Fitness and Fun!  This timed 5K/10K run course explores the beautiful roads of Calabasas.  Competitive and non-competitive runners will enjoy this challenging course ending with a post-run party expo to celebrate you!  Free event t-shirt and participant medal. Course is USATF certified and sanctioned.

Race start times are 8am for the 5K, 9am for the 10K and 10:30am for the 1 Mile Fun Run. Entry fees are $30 for the 5K and 10K by September 30th, $35 thereafter, and $10 for the 1 Mile Fun Run by September 30th, $15 thereafter.

Strollers are welcome. Due to the safety of others we ask that you line up at the back of the pack at the start. Please be careful and cautious not to interfere with the path of other runners.

Learn more and register at www.calabasasclassicrun.com.

Founded in 1996, the Community Center Alliance is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that serves as the fundraising arm of the Agoura Hills / Calabasas Community Center.  A Board of Directors consisting of local community members acts to improve the quality of life for people in the community.

The Alliance’s goal is to raise funds to support the programs, activities and services provided by the Agoura Hills / Calabasas Community Center.

Sunday
Oct262014

62nd Annual Santa Barbara Downtown Holiday Parade on Friday, December 5th

More than 50,000 spectators are expected to line downtown Santa Barbara on Friday evening, December 5th, for the 62nd Annual Downtown Holiday Parade in Santa Barbara, to cheer a colossal contingent of high-stepping marching bands, giant helium balloons, fabulous holiday floats, spectacular performance groups, local personalities, and of course, the most anticipated appearance of the evening the annual arrival of Santa Claus, dispensing holiday cheer from atop his festive sleigh. The Holiday Prince & Fairy officially light up the night with the lighting of the large Christmas tree at State & Victoria Streets.

2014 Theme is "Winter Nights & Holiday Lights" and the Grand Marshall of this year's event is Alan Thicke!

The parade begins at 6:30 p.m. at State and Sola Streets and concludes at Cota Street. For more information, call 805.962.2098 ext. 23 or visit www.santabarbaradowntown.com/about/downtown-holiday-parade.

Meet and Greet Santa Claus at Paseo Nuevo Center Court from 4pm to 5:30pm.

Saturday
Oct252014

Santa Monica Mountains Recreation Area Programs in Ventura County

Free events and programs at Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area locations in Ventura County and adjacent areas through December 2014 are highlighted below! (updated periodically to remove past activities). For additional details and other event locations, visit
www.nps.gov/samo/planyourvisit/things2do.htm.

Sat 11/1 3pm to 5pm at King Gillette Ranch - Capture a Nature Moment Walk - bring your camera!

Sun 11/2 2pm to 4pm at SMMVC - Opening of Spirit of the Mountains Photo Exhibit and announcement of winners. nps.gov/samo/photocontest.htm

Wed 11/5 10am to 1pm at Paramount Ranch - Outdoor Landscape Painting - Group includes pros and beginners. Bring camera, sketchbook and paints.

Sat 11/8 1pm to 2:30pm at SMMVC - Big Cats of the Mountains 1 mile hike - see how researchers track these cats and hear the stories of birth, life and death. Meet by fountain.

Sat 11/8 3pm to 4:30pm at SMMVC - Slow Down and Relax short walk and gentle Qi-Gong standing exercises out in nature. Rain cancels.

Sat 11/8 3pm to 5pm at King Gillette Ranch - Walk Into the Chumash World easy 1 mile walk

Sun 11/9 10am to noon and 1-3pm at Satwiwa Native American Indian Culture Center - Cultural Workshop featuring Hupa Native, Kat High, who demonstrates how to make acorn crafts and discuss acorn game practiced by her people. 805/370-2301

Sun 11/9 11am to 12:30pm at SMMVC - Gardening with Nature program - meet inside Visitor Center

Tue 11/11 8:30am to 11:30am - Cheeseboro/Palo Comado Canyon Moderate 5 mile hike. Take Kanan Rd north to Sunnycrest Drive, turn right, go .8 mi to "Public Open Space" sign on right and park on curb. Bring water, snack, lugsoles, hat, sunscreen. Rain cancels.

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Wednesday
Oct222014

CSU Channel Islands 2014 Science Carnival in Oxnard on Saturday, November 1st

CSU Channel Islands presents its 2014 Science Carnival to be held at Thurgood Marshall Elementary School, 2900 Thurgood Marshall Drive, Oxnard on Saturday, November 1, 2014, from 5 - 8 pm.

The Science Carnival is FREE to the public! Kids in kindergarten through grade 8 and their families are welcome to attend. This event provides students and their families with hands-on science experiences in a Halloween carnival setting. Free parking is available at the school and at Oxnard High School. Visit www.csuci.edu/sciencecarnival for more information.

Tuesday
Oct212014

Moorpark Teaching Zoo Hosts "Boo at the Zoo" Event on October 25-26

The Moorpark Teaching Zoo is hosting its annual "Boo at the Zoo" on October 25th-26th from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission to the zoo includes wild animal shows, featuring creepy crawly critters, trick or treating, kids crafts and costumes! Admission is $8 per adult and $6 for children (2-12yrs). The zoo is located at 7075 Campus Road in Moorpark. Visit zoo.moorparkcollege.edu for more information or call 805.378.1441.

Tuesday
Oct212014

"A California Christmas" Tree Display at Reagan Library November 16 to January 4

This year, the annual Christmas Tree Exhibit at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum will showcase the great state of California beginning November 16, 2014 until January 4, 2015!

Featuring natural beauties and man-made attractions, 24 trees will represent not only tourist attractions such as the cities of San Francisco and nearby Los Angeles, but also historical landmarks and national parks like Yosemite and the Redwoods.

Don’t miss out! The limited-time exhibit is only open for seven weeks! Learn more at www.reaganlibrary.com or purchase your tickets at www.reaganlibrary.com/tickets or call 805-522-2977.

Monday
Oct202014

Spookytown Halloween Event at Simi Valley Town Center on Friday, October 24th

Monday
Oct202014

10th Annual Run Through the Orchards 5K/10K in Moorpark on Sunday, November 2

The 10th Annual Run Through the Orchards takes place on Sunday, November 2nd at 8 a.m. at Tierra Rejada Ranch, 3370 Sunset Valley Road, Moorpark. This is a certified 5K and 10K, all-dirt course through the scenic walnut, avocado and orange groves celebrating open space and agriculture in Ventura County.

Eight age categories from under 13 through over 70. Race prizes will be awarded in each category and for overall men's and women's runners. Registration includes a raffle drawing ticket and a limited edition tote bag made from recycled materials. Water and refreshments will be provided. T-shirts will be available for purchase at the race. Proceeds support SOAR, a local organization dedicated to making Ventura County a better place to live by limiting urban sprawl, protecting open space and agricultural lands, and promoting livable and sustainable communities.

For more information and to register, visit www.soarvc.org/event/soar-trail-run-series or call 805.644.0859. $25 in advance. $30 day of race.

Sunday
Oct192014

35th Annual Roam' N Relics Car Show in Old Town Moorpark on Sunday, October 26th

The 35th Annual Roam' N Relics Car Show to benefit local charities will take place on Sunday, October 26th from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Old Town Moorpark, 233 High Street. Event will have food, vendors, giant raffle, awards, & dash plaques, posters, event T-shirts.

Model Car Contest (enter your model at the event). Open to all pre-'74 vehicles. 501 car limit.  NSRA safety inspections. Call 24 hour hotline at 805.583.2965 or visit www.roamnrelics.com to register!

Saturday
Oct182014

Harvest Moon Spooktacular Family Event in Ventura on Saturday, October 25th

Open Classroom K-8 and Downtown Ventura Partners present the Harvest Moon Spooktacular on Saturday, October 25th, on Main St. between Palm St. and N. Oak St from 11am-7pm. The event will feature live music on two stages, inflatables, games, food, and prizes. Come dressed in costume and take part in the Rocket Fizz all ages costume contest at 3pm and stay for the trick-or-treating throughout downtown from 4-7pm. Costume contest categories are infant-3, 4-7, 8-12, 13-17, 18+. Admission is free.

Friday
Oct172014

Laugh Out Loud Comedy Night in Camarillo on Wednesday, November 19th

Thursday
Oct162014

15th Annual Reign of Terror Haunted House in Thousand Oaks Oct 4th to Nov 1st

The Reign of Terror Haunted House is Joining
Janss Marketplace for a 15th Year of Fright and Terror

Get ready for 11 bone-chilling nights when the Reign of Terror Haunted House opens on Saturday, October 4th at Janss Marketplace.   The annual Reign of Terror, ranked as one of the top 10 Haunted Houses in the U.S., draws visitors from throughout southern California to Janss Marketplace, located off the 101 Freeway, at the intersection of Hillcrest Drive and Moorpark Road in Thousand Oaks.  

Guests who visit the Reign of Terror Haunted House from October 4 – November 1 will scream louder than ever this year.

Mark your calendars now for the Reign of Terror Haunted House, which will be located above Gold’s Gym near Sears on:

  • Fridays: October 10, 17, 24 from 7 – 10 p.m.
  • Friday, October 31 - 7 - 11 p.m.
  • Saturdays: October 4, 11, 18, 25 and Nov 1 from  7 – 11 p.m.
  • Sunday, October 26 from 7 – 10 p.m.
  • Thursday, October 30 from 7 – 10 p.m.

The Reign of Terror ticket office in the Janss food courtyard area will open daily at 6 p.m. on the Haunted House dates.  Tickets can also be purchased at participating Janss Marketplace store.  Visit www.janssmarketplace.net for merchant ticket locations and list of special Janss Marketplace shopping and dining offers for ticket holders. Admission is $17 ($25 for express pass).

Janss Marketplace will also host two illuminated Reign of Terror Haunted House experiences for younger children from 1 – 4 p.m. on two Saturdays, October 18 and 25.  The less scary daytime tickets are $5 per child with free admission for adults accompanying children.   The daytime ticket price for adults visiting without a child is $5. 

For more information visit www.ROThauntedhouse.com and become a friend on Facebook at Reign of Terror Haunted House

Visitors to the Reign of Terror will get more than a good scare.  Janss Marketplace will donate profits from the Haunted House ticket sales to the Conejo Recreation and Park District.   Janss Marketplace anticipates that ticket sales at the 2014 Reign of Terror will generate more than last year’s $18,000 donation to the District. 

The donation will benefit the District’s Thousand Oaks Teen Center and Young Artists Ensemble programs. The Thousand Oaks Teen Center is a full service activity center and recreational programs.  The Young Artists Ensemble’s “Conejo Theatre for Everyone” program gives special needs youth the opportunity to perform in an annual fully-produced production with high community attendance. 

For more information about the Conejo Recreation and Park District youth programs, contact Brenda Coleman at 805.495.6471. 

Wednesday
Oct152014

9th Annual Oak Park Indoor Halloween Carnival on Friday, October 31st

Oak Park's 9th Annual Indoor Halloween Carnival will take place at Oak Park Community Center, 1000 Kanan Road, on Friday, October 31st from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Only $2 for 2 and up and $1 for under age 2. Parents are free when accompanied by children.

Children may bring their parents along for an evening of games, attractions, food and prizes. The carnival will be held indoors and everyone is encouraged to wear costumes. Attractions include a Trick or Treat Village, Enchanted Forest, face painting, game booths, food and prizes. The entrance fee covers unlimited use of all games and attractions.

For more information visit www.rsrpd.org or call 818.865.9304.

Wednesday
Oct152014

2014 Dia De Los Muertos Event at Conejo Mountain Memorial Park on November 1st

Ventura County's Only Traditional Dia De Los Muertos Celebration will be held on Saturday, November 1st at Conejo Mountain Memorial Park, 2052 Howard Road, Camarillo. More information at www.facebook.com/DiaDeLosMuertosVentura.

The Dia De Los Muertos Celebration will be held from 11am to 6pm with free activities for all. Come dressed in your festive muerto attire! Face painting, art exhibit, local food and craft vendors, live performances and more. At 5pm, everyone is invited to participate in a traditional ceremonial procession around the cemetery after the blessing.

Wednesday
Oct152014

Inaugural "Nun Run" 5K and 1 Mile Run in Thousand Oaks on January 31, 2015

The Sisters of Notre Dame and La Reina High School in Thousand Oaks will host a 5K and 1 Mile event called the Nun Run on January 31, 2015 at 8:00 a.m.

The inaugural race is open to runners and walkers of all ages and ability levels.  The course will start at Notre Dame Center in Thousand Oaks, circle around residential areas near Janss Road and finish at La Reina High School. Professional chip timing technology will be provided to 5K runners by Vendurance Sports.  Each participant will also receive a free t-shirt (while supplies last), special offers from our sponsors and a delicious pancake breakfast after the race.

All proceeds from the Nun Run will support the Sisters of Notre Dame Life and Ministry Fund, which allows the sisters to continue their various ministries in the Los Angeles and Ventura counties. The Sisters of Notre Dame are an international congregation of Catholic women religious who have served in California for over 80 years.

There are many alternative opportunities to get involved in the Nun Run through race sponsorship, donations and volunteer positions. Please contact Anne Interrante at events@sndca.org for more information or visit sndca.org/nunrun.

Wednesday
Oct152014

Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza 20th Anniversary Free Day on October 25th

Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza 20th anniversary free day will feature performances in the Fred Kavli Theatre and the Scherr Forum from 12-5, Saturday, October 25, 2014.

The Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza was built by decision of the Thousand Oaks City Council and opened the theatres for their inaugural season in October 1994. The complex, including the Bank of America Performing Arts Center and the parking structure, is owned by the City of Thousand Oaks and is operated by the City’s Cultural Affairs Department. Thousand Oaks City Hall and the 3-acre Mary and Richard Carpenter Plaza Park are also located here.

The day will begin at 10:30am with a Gallery Reception in the Fred Kavli Theatre for the art exhibit “A Look Back” which features the best of the art that has been showcased in the complex in the past 20 years.

The performances will begin at noon and will highlight many of the local groups that perform at the Civic Arts Plaza.  Artists to include Cabrillo Music Theatre, CLU Drama Department, New West Symphony, Gold Coast Conservatory, Pacific Festival Ballet, NWS Jazz Project, Gold Coast Wind Ensemble, Thousand Oaks Repertory Company, Conejo Valley Youth Orchestra, Youth Artist Ensemble, Thousand Oaks Philharmonic, Village Voices and the Best of Bogies.

In between performances enjoy the Discovery Center Kids Zone, food for purchase and free birthday cake to celebrate 20 years of bringing the arts to Thousand Oaks.

Monday
Oct132014

3rd Annual Autism Society of Ventura County Aut2Run Event on Sunday, April 19th

The Autism Society of Ventura County is excited to host its 3rd Annual charity race “Aut2Run!” at California State University Channel Islands on Sunday, April 19, 2015. The event features a 10K trail run at 7:30 am, 5K Run/Walk at 9 am, 15K "Hero Run" (10K and 5K combined!) and a Fun-K at 10:30 am. Open to competitive runners, casual walkers, families & the community. Learn more and register at www.aut2run.org. Sign up early as the race sold out last year, with over 2,100 participants.

Proceeds benefit the Autism Society of Ventura County. ASVC is a local chapter of the national Autism Society, a 501c3 not-for-profit organization whose mission is to improve the lives of all affected by Autism. ASVC was founded in 1994 by local parents and educators to provide support groups, community events, information and resources to families and individuals on the Autism Spectrum.

Monday
Oct132014

14th Annual Civil War Reenactment in Moorpark on November 8th-9th

civilwarrenactment.jpgThe Rotary Club of Moorpark presents what is called the largest and grandest Civil War Reenactment west of the Mississippi at a new location this year adjacent to Moorpark College on Saturday and Sunday, November 8th and 9th. Free parking and shuttle from college to encampment. No on-site  parking or walk-ins permitted.

Events start at 10 a.m. and ends at 6:15 pm. Dates are Saturday and Sunday, November 9th and 10th. Battle schedules are Saturday at noon, 3pm and 5:15pm annd Sunday noon and 2:30pm. $25 admission; $20 for students with ID. Children 5 and under are free. Use promo code CWUN to save $2 when buying tickets online at www.moorparkrotary.com.

This is the 14th year of this event and while the battles are spectacular, you can make a real day of it by visiting the Union and Confederate encampments, taking pictures, visiting the sutler tents (the general stores of the Civil War), and generally observing life as it was during the Civil War.  There is a huge food court with moderate prices so you can enjoy lunch or snacks with lots of picnic tables to enjoy your fare and wait for the next battle.

SCENES FROM THE 2010 EVENT