18th Annual Kinetic Sculpture Race at Ventura Harbor on Saturday, October 17th

The 18th Annual Kinetic Sculpture Race at Ventura Harbor is a unique event that features people-powered works of art built to travel over an exciting all-terrain race course beginning with the launching of the vehicles into the water at the boat ramp on Spinnaker drive, continuing across the sand and around an oval track and ending with a drive through the mud pit at Ventura Seaside Village.

These kinetic sculptures can have over 100 gears, ingenious treading, flotation and propulsion, athletic pilots and mechanically advanced pit crews. These uniquely engineered machines are transformed into moving artful sculptures. Visit www.kineticrace.com for more information.

The event starts at the corner of Anchors Way Drive and Schooner Drive at 10:17 a.m. on Saturday, October 17th. Admission is FREE. The race benefits Turning Point Foundation, a non-profit organization, which provides a homeless shelter, housing and rehabilitation and community support services for persons disabled by mental illness in Ventura County. For more information, visit www.turningpointfoundation.org.

2015 Santa Barbara Harbor & Seafood Festival on Saturday, October 17th

When it comes to fresh seafood, you can’t get it any fresher than right off the boat. On October 17th, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., the Santa Barbara Harbor & Seafood Festival lures seafood lovers of all ages to Santa Barbara’s thriving Harbor for one of the community’s most beloved and flavorful events. 

This signature event coincides with lobster season and features local commercial fishermen offering the Santa Barbara Channel’s freshest seafood. Fishermen and seafood vendors will provide thousands of festival-goers with an abundance of live lobster, crab, prawns, BBQ albacore, clam chowder, fish tacos, seafood gumbo and other prepared dishes. Arts and crafts vendors will offer jewelry, clothing, art, photography and other hand-crafted items.

Admission is FREE. Since 2002, the annual Harbor and Seafood Festival has become Santa Barbara’s signature autumn event. It brings people together for a day full of fun and good memories.

For more information, visit harborfestival.org.

Pet Parade and Costume Contest at Janss Marketplace on Saturday, October 31st

There will be a Pet Parade and Costume Contest at Janss Marketplace on Saturday, October 31st from 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. A $100 Grand Prize will be awarded. Event will be held in conjunction with the Shelter Hope Pet Shop during the free Kid's Fun Zone event taking place from noon to 3pm that day. www.facebook.com/JanssMarketplace

Bark for Life Westlake Village on Sunday, November 1st


Dog lovers will bring out their furry friends on November 1st in Westlake Village to honor cancer survivors, pay tribute to loved ones lost and remember those who are still fighting. The American Cancer Society’s Bark For Life event is a 1 mile noncompetitive walk for dogs and their owners to raise funds and awareness to create a world with less cancer and more birthdays.

WHO:  Dogs large and small, from Great Dane guard dogs to little Chihuahuas lap dogs, dog owners, volunteers, families, individuals, teams, and the American Cancer Society.

WHAT:  The American Cancer Society’s Bark For Life is a noncompetitive walk for dogs and their owners to raise awareness and funds for the American Cancer Society’s fight against cancer.  Even though walking might be your canine companion’s favorite thing to do, Bark For Life participants will also enjoy contests, games and demonstrations.

Canine  Grand Marshal and two time cancer survivor and very colorful poodle Fire will be kicking off the opening ceremonies. Cancer Survivors will lead the walk as we celebrate their victory and remember loved ones as we walk through the park.

After the walk Bark Avenue to visit vendor and sponsor booths as you play Bark Bingo, K9 Club will host games and contests (Best Halloween Costume), stop by the Silent Auction and Raffle booth. Oak Park Veterinary Hospital and vet of the day Dr. Gena Broussard-Cole will be on hand to answer questions or if there is a Canine Emergency during the event. Other sponsor booths Dutton Plumbing, Coconotion, Inc.,  Just Food For Dogs, Camp Bow Wow Agoura Hills, Pet N Sport, Lindero Canyon Dental Group, So Cal Self Storage Westlake, Dioji K9 Athletic Club and Resort, Invisible Fence. Dutton Plumbing is helping us to Stuff a Dutton Truck for a local rescue (Drop off New and Gently Used Towels, Blankets, Dog Food, Dog Treats and Toys and Help us Help a Rescue)

WHERE:  Berniece Bennett Park, 31800 Village Center Rd. Westlake Village

WHEN:   Sunday November 1, 2015 Registration 10:30am, Opening Ceremonies 11am

Visit www.relayforlife.org/barkwestlakeca or call 805-341-1910 for more info.

REGISTRATION: $20.00 for 1 Dog, $25.00 for 2 Dogs every registered dog receives a Bark Bandana, Dog Tag and Swag Bag. The goal is to have each dog fundraise $100.00.   

Upcoming Events and Free Programs at the Thousand Oaks and Newbury Park Branch Libraries

The main Thousand Oaks ( Grant R. Brimhall) Library is located next to the beautiful Conejo Creek North Park

The main Thousand Oaks ( Grant R. Brimhall) Library is located next to the beautiful Conejo Creek North Park

There are two great Thousand Oaks libraries; the Grant R. Brimhall Library at 1401 E. Janss Road in Thousand Oaks (805.449.2660) and the local Newbury Park Branch is at 2331 Borchard Road (805.498.2139).  These libraries provide year-round free events, activities and programs for all ages that from time to time will be summarized right here. Visit the library website at www.toaks.org/library to learn more. 

(The programs below are updated periodically to remove past events)

Movie Matinees

Dog Days

Sept 15 - Nov. 17 - every Tuesday from 3:30 -4:30 p.m. - Grant R. Brimhall Library
Children can practice their reading skills by reading to therapy dogs.

Thousand Oaks Reads Community Book Discussions
Wednesday, Oct. 14 - 7:00 p.m. - Grant R. Brimhall Library (Spanish)
Saturday, Oct. 17 - 11:00 a.m. - Grant R. Brimhall Library
Saturday, Oct. 24 - 11:00 a.m. - Newbury Park Branch

Thousand Oaks Reads Movie Series

GRANT R BRIMHALL LIBRARY - 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 12 - CESAR CHAVEZ (Lions Gate, PG-13) - stars Michael Pena, John Malkovich, America Ferrera and John Ortiz
Monday, Oct. 19 - A BETTER LIFE (Summit, PG-13) - stars Demian Bichir and Jose Julian
Monday, Oct. 26 - SPARE PARTS (Lions Gate, PG-13) - stars George Lopez and Marisa Tomei

NEWBURY PARK BRANCH - 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 13 - Pirates of the Carribean: Dead Man's Chest starring Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom and Keira Knightley

Tuesday, Oct. 20 - CESAR CHAVEZ - (Lions Gate, PG-13) stars Michael Pena, John Malkovich, America Ferrera and John Ortiz

Tuesday, Oct. 27 - The Ring (PG-13) starring Naomi Watts, Martin Henderson and Brian Cox

Fright Fest

Friday, Oct. 30 - 11:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. - Newbury Park Branch
A day full of scary movies to get you in the mood for Halloween.
11:00 a.m. - THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS (Buena Vista Pics, PG, 1993, 76 min.,)
1:30 p.m. - HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE (Warner Bros., PG, 2001, 152 min.)
4:30 p.m. - DRAG ME TO HELL (Universal, PG-13, 2009, 98 min.)
6:30 p.m. - SLEEPY HOLLOW (Paramount, Rated R, 1999, 105 min., no one under 18 permitted without a parent)

Incendio in Concert

Sunday, Nov. 1 - 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. - Grant R. Brimhall Library
Nominated for the Independent Music Award, Latin musical group INCENDIO will bring their fiery guitar work, world rhythms and exciting songs to the library in a free concert. http://www.thousandoaksreads.org/

The Dreamers

Monday, Nov. 2 - 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. - Grant R. Brimhall Library
A panel discussion featuring young Latino students who, while they live in the shadows of society, strive to achieve the American dream. Presented by the Library, AAUW and CLUE. www.thousandoaksreads.org

An Afternoon with Cristina Henriquez

Sunday, Nov. 8 - 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. - Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, Fred Kavli Theatre
The author of THE BOOK OF UNKNOWN AMERICANS, Henriquez will discuss her book, her career and answer questions. She will also greet patrons at a book signing following her talk. Free tickets for this event will be available beginning Oct. 3 at either library. Copies of her book will also be for sale by the Friends of the Thousand Oaks Library. www.thousandoaksreads.org


Parent and Child - Baby Play & Learn Classes

Conejo Valley Neighborhood for Learning
Ages: 0 - 24 months

Tuesdays, September 15, 22, 29, October 6, 13, 20, 27,
November 3, 10, 17
10:30 – 11:20 a.m.*

Grant R. Brimhall Library Community Room
(*Before Library hours - Participants should enter at the Main Library entrance.)

Introduce babies to rhymes, songs and storys during these engaging programs. CVNfL staff will lead a brief lapsit activity time followed by playtime.

Toddler Play & Learn Storytime

Ages: 2-3 years

Wednesdays, September 16, 23, 30, October 7, 14, 21, 28, November 4, 18
10:30 - 11:20 a.m.*

Grant R. Brimhall Library Community Room
(*Before Library hours - Participants should enter at the Main Library entrance.)

Enjoy 20 minutes of simple stories, songs and fingerplays and more for toddlers followed by 30 minutes of play activities.

Preschool Play & Learn Storytime

Ages: 3 - 5 years

Thursdays, September 17, 24, October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29,
November 5, 12, 19
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.*

Grant R. Brimhall Library Community Room
(*Before Library hours - Participants should enter at the Main Library entrance.)

An hour of fun for the adventurous preschooler with 30 minutes of stories, songs and fingerplays followed by 30 minutes of free play and exploration of preschool-level concepts of math, science, art and literacy.

Baby/Toddler Play & Learn Storytime

Ages: 0 - 3 years

Thursday, October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
10:30 - 11:15 a.m.

Newbury Park Branch Library Meeting Room

Brief lapsit storytime with entertaining stories, songs, and fingerplays followed by 30 minutes of interactive playtime.

Thousand Oaks Library Offers Free Fall Classes with Learning @ Your Library

Due to limitations in class size and popular demand, registration is required. Classes are open to ages 14 and up. Register in person at the Reference Desk: Grant R. Brimhall Library (GRB), 1401 East Janss Road, Thousand Oaks or at the Newbury Park Branch Library (NPB), 2331 Borchard Road, Newbury Park or Register by phone: GRB Library at 805-449-2660, option 5, or at the NPB at 805-498-2139, option 5. Classes start promptly at the listed time. Open seats will be given to participants on the waiting list at the start of class. Please check the calendar on the Library’s website for more information about classes and other special events. For more information about the Thousand Oaks Libraries visit www.toaks.org/library .

Fall 2015 Schedule of Classes:

Book a Librarian September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, October 6, 13, 20, 27, November 3, 10, 17
30-minutes tutoring appointments are available with a librarian to get help on a specific topic: using the library’s web site to find books, magazine or journal articles, using e-books, using the Internet or sharing photos. This is a reference service designed to guide you to make the best use of the Library’s resources and collections. Librarians cannot offer advice (e.g., medical, legal, investment) except to advise users of reputable sources. Librarians may offer you sources to use and suggestions on where to search, but are prohibited by law from offering legal or medical advice or opinions. Only a professional practitioner can provide specific advice and direction in resolving legal and/or medical issues. Appointments start at 11:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. on Tuesdays. Meet the librarian at the GRB Reference Desk. Limit: one appointment per person on Tuesdays at 11:00 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.

Surfing the Web October 13, 10:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. in the NPB Meeting Room
An introductory Internet class that covers basic Internet functions, how to use web browsers, and how to navigate and evaluate web pages. Prerequisites: Familiarity with using the keyboard and mouse.

Outlook Email Basics • October 21, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the GRB Technology Training Room
Are you waiting for days until people get your letters? Email dramatically speeds up your communication (and cuts down on licking stamps). Email is also essential in today’s business environment. You will learn to create an account, send a message, reply, forward, add attachments, and organize messages. Prerequisites: Familiarity with using the keyboard and mouse.

Saving Your Stuff in the Cloud (OneDrive Cloud Storage) • November 5, 5:30 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. in the GRB Technology Training Room
Learn to use OneDrive as your own personal online hard drive. When you create a document with Office Online, it will be saved to your OneDrive. You can access your documents from any device with an Internet connection at any time. Prerequisites: Familiarity with using Internet and Microsoft Word.

LinkedIn • November 12, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the GRB Technology Training Room
Learn about establishing trust relationships in LinkedIn, the social network for business. In LinkedIn, you and your contacts help each other with job leads, recommendations, and vouching for each other’s abilities and qualifications.

Thousand Oaks Library One City, One Book Events

Join us on Sunday, October 4, 2015 at 3 pm when Thousand Oaks Library kicks-off the 2015 Thousand Oaks Reads One City One Book programming with a very special event, “Celebrando Mexico!” featuring the Ballet Folklorico Mestizo from Oxnard College and Mariachi Aguilas de Oxnard. Enjoy the exuberant music and dance traditions of Mexico in this free, family event at the main library sponsored by the Friends of the Thousand Oaks Library.

Special programs continue throughout the month of October and the first two weeks of November at both libraries culminating in the author event, “An Afternoon with Cristina Henrίquez” on Sunday, November 8 at 3 pm at the Civic Arts Plaza. Ms. Henrίquez's beautifully crafted novel, The Book of Unknown Americans, is the 2015 Thousand Oaks Reads: One City One Book selection.

Along with four book discussions and a movie series, these other exciting programs have been lined up for patrons to enjoy at the Libraries:

Saturday, October 10, 2:00 – 3:30 PM • Newbury Park Branch Library - Music of Dia de los Muertos. Celebrate the tradition with Latino harpist Xavier Montes.

Sunday, October 11, 2:00 – 4:00 PM • Grant R. Brimhall Library - Dia de los Muertos, or The Day of the Dead, celebrates both the vitality and fragility of life. Come honor the lost loved ones in your family, and learn about Latino culture with the Inlakech Arts Center. Our hands-on craft stations are set for making crafts needed to create your own Dia de los Muertos altar. Music from the Estrada Brothers.

Thursday, October 15, 7:00 – 8:00 PM • Grant R. Brimhall Library and Wednesday, November 4, 7:00 – 8:00 PM • Newbury Park Branch Library - “Why Are They So Mean?” Join professionals from California Lutheran University’s Community Counseling Services for a discussion about bullying: how to identify and prevent bullying, and understand its damaging effects on individuals and communities.

Thursday, October 22, 7:00 – 8:00 PM • Grant R. Brimhall Library - Coming Back from Brain Trauma: The Brain Injury Center of Ventura County provides support and assistance for injury survivors, their families and caregivers. Our panelists will discuss their challenges, victories and hopes for the future in this compelling program.

Wednesday, October 28, 6:30 – 8:00 PM • Grant R. Brimhall Library - Historias familiares increíbles: Tracing your amazing family history: A workshop hosted by the Ventura County Genealogical Society, with step-by-step guidance to help you explore your family’s Latino roots.

Thursday, October 29, 7:30 – 9:00 PM • Lundring Events Center at California Lutheran University - CLU Faculty Panel Discussion. Professors from CLU bring their unique perspectives and thoughtful responses to many of the issues and themes in The Book Of Unknown Americans. Hosted by Dr. Michaela Reaves, Professor of History.

Sunday, November 1, 2:00 – 3:30 PM. • Grant R. Brimhall Library - Incendio Live In Concert. Nominated for the Independent Music Award, Latin musical group Incendio brings fiery guitar work, joined with world rhythms, exciting improvisations and creative songs in this free concert.

Monday, November 2, 6:30 – 8:00 PM • Grant R. Brimhall Library - The Dreamers. An important panel discussion sponsored by The American Assoc. of University Women and CLUE (Clergy and Laity United for Economic Justice), featuring young Latino students who, while they live in the shadows of society, strive to achieve the American dream.

Trick-or-Treat at The Collection at RiverPark in Oxnard on Thursday, October 29th

Trick-or-Treat at The Collection at RiverPark on Thursday, October 29, from 4pm – 8pm. Trick or treating, crafts and activities for the little ones in costume. Pick up your Trick-or-Treating passport at Guest Services, located on Park View Court. thecollectionrp.com  Direction at thecollectionrp.com/directions.

2015 Many Mansions "Bowls of Hope" Event at Cal Lutheran on Sunday, November 8th

Many Mansions will hold its traditional Bowls of Hope event on Sunday, November 8, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at California Lutheran University Gilbert Arena in Thousand Oaks. Bowls of Hope is Many Mansion's only fundraising event this year. Your contributions will benefit our Children and Adult Service Programs.

The Bowls of Hope Event is designed to spread awareness of the need for affordable housing in Ventura County and the importance of on-site services and programs provided by Many Mansions.

Five hundred ceramic bowls have been created by local community members for our guests to keep as a reminder of the day. Guests enjoy delicious soups and breads donated by local restaurants and served by dignitaries and civic leaders. Enjoy a simple meal of soup and salad with ice cream for dessert, bid on wonderful silent auctions items and enjoy live entertainment by local area youth! 

For pre-sale tickets, visit our website at http://www.manymansions.org/ways-to-give/donate/ or contact Heather at (805) 496-4948 ext. 212. Ticket prices are $35 for one or $60 for two.

34th Annual Westlake Village Juniors Gingerbread Boutique on Thursday, Nov 5th, Friday, Nov 6th


The Westlake Village Juniors will kick off their 34th annual Gingerbread Boutique on Thursday, November 5th 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 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  or at the door at the VIP event.

Halloween Fun at "Maliboo" Country Mart on Saturday, October 31st

The Malibu Country Mart to celebrate Halloween with costume contest, trick-or-treating and plenty of pumpkins

“Maliboo” Country Mart celebrates Halloween with a variety of festive activities for children and families on October 31 from noon to 2 p.m. Decked out in Halloween décor – including pumpkins and hay bales – Malibu Country Mart will transform into a spooktacular haunt.  Ghosts and gals can trick-or-treating at selected shops displaying a Halloween balloon or participate in the children’s costume contest. The costume contest will take place at the Jester Fountain at 2 p.m. Three lucky winners will be selected for first, second and third place. $100 will be awarded for first place, $75 gift card for second place and $50 gift card for third place.  Malibu Country Mart is located at 3835 Cross Creek Road, Malibu.

About the Malibu Country Mart

The Malibu County Mart encompasses six acres of prime real estate in the heart of Malibu. The 67 unique tenants comprised of high-end retail, dining, and service offerings are housed in an eclectic mix of architectural styles including Mediterranean, modern and rustic influences. The structures are complimented by world-class gardens, unique sculptures, outdoor dining and picnic areas, and the popular children’s playground. The Malibu County Mart is leading the trend in Malibu in eco-friendly practices, from three electric car charging stations to a chemical-free sandbox in the children’s playground. www.malibucountrymart.com.

Zombies Will Invade Cal Lutheran Campus on Saturday, Oct 24th for "Thrill the World"

Zombies will invade the California Lutheran University campus on Saturday, Oct. 24.

The public is invited to dance to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” during Thrill The World Thousand Oaks, one of hundreds of synchronized performances held annually throughout the world. All participants are tallied in an effort to set world records for the largest simultaneous dance.

The music for the official performance will cue at 3 p.m. in Kingsmen Park, but the party will begin at noon. Dance instruction and zombie makeup will be available. Participants are invited to come dressed as zombies.

The event is part Michael Jackson tribute and part charity fundraiser. It is being presented for free by Cal Lutheran’s Theatre Arts Department, but donations will be accepted for World Dance for Humanity. The Santa Barbara–based organization supports community and small business development in Rwanda and contributes relief funds to disaster areas.

The first Thrill the World took place in Toronto in 2006 with 62 dancers. The next year it spread to five continents. Cal Lutheran first participated last year. The global event is both a celebration of Jackson’s talent and a push to inspire people to connect with people of all religions, races, political persuasions and economic levels.

Kingsmen Park is located along Memorial Parkway west of Mountclef Boulevard. Parking is free.

For more information, contact Barbara Wegher-Thompson at wegher@callutheran.edu or 805-241-8515.

2nd Annual Recreation Festival Hosted by National Park Service in Agoura on Oct 24

Youngsters learn about mountain biking on a beginner obstacle course at last year's Recreation Festival. This year's event will be held on Saturday, October 24 at Paramount Ranch. Courtesy of National Park Service.

Youngsters learn about mountain biking on a beginner obstacle course at last year's Recreation Festival. This year's event will be held on Saturday, October 24 at Paramount Ranch. Courtesy of National Park Service.

Outdoor enthusiasts are invited to attend the National Park Service's second-annual Recreation Festival on Saturday, October 24 from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Also known as Rec Fest, this free, family-friendly event will take place at Paramount Ranch in Agoura and will feature several hands-on opportunities to introduce families to the outdoors.

"A lifelong love for the outdoors usually starts with one adventure," said David Szymanski, superintendent of Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. "This is a chance to experience that adventure in a safe place with all the equipment provided.”

Equipment will be on hand so that attendees can try their hand at rock climbing, mountain biking, horseback riding, fishing and art activities. Children and their families can even participate in a one-mile fun run that begins at noon.

Visitors are encouraged to bring water, sunscreen and a hat. Food vendors will be available on site. More information is available at www.nps.gov/samo/recfest2015.htm.

The event is co-sponsored by the Santa Monica Mountains Fund and is made possible by a generous grant from the National Park Foundation's Active Trails program.

The National Park Foundation is the official charity of America's national parks and nonprofit partner to the National Park Service. Chartered by Congress in 1967, the National Park Foundation raises private funds to help PROTECT more than 84 million acres of national parks through critical conservation and preservation efforts, CONNECT all Americans with their incomparable natural landscapes, vibrant culture and rich history, and INSPIRE the next generation of park stewards. Find out more and become a part of the national park community at www.nationalparks.org.

The Santa Monica Mountains Fund is a locally-based nonprofit committed to supporting the National Park Service and the California State Parks in their missions to provide for resource protection and public enjoyment of the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. Learn more at www.samofund.org.

Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area (SMMNRA) is the largest urban national park in the country, encompassing more than 150,000 acres of mountains and coastline in Ventura and Los Angeles counties. A unit of the National Park System it comprises a seamless network of local, state and federal parks interwoven with private lands and communities. As one of only five Mediterranean ecosystems in the world, SMMNRA preserves the rich biological diversity of more than 450 animal species and 26 distinct plant communities. For more information, visit www.nps.gov/samo.

Halloween Haunted Trail, Costume Contest and Trick-or-Treat Street in Thousand Oaks on Saturday, October 24, 2015

The Conejo Recreation & Park District’s, Thousand Oaks Community Center, located at 2525 N. Moorpark Rd,  will be offering a night full of safe Halloween fun specifically for young children on Saturday, October 24th from 6:00-9:00pm. 

The annual Haunted Trail is a short Halloween hike appropriate for kids of all ages and packed full of fun.  At the end of the trail there will be a hayride that returns “hikers” to the “haunted trailhead.” Tickets are $3 per person and can be purchased at the gate.  The “Trail” will be open from 7:15-9:00pm. Tickets for assigned trail times will be sold on-site starting at 6:00pm. Early times sell out fast!

Those dressed in costume may participate in the costume contest.  Age groups range from two and under through adults.  Great prizes will be awarded for each category!  Contest starts at 6:00pm. Registration is free and takes place onsite 20 minutes prior to contest.

The popular Trick-or-Treat Street is back again!  Local scout troops and community groups have created Halloween-themed houses and will be ready to hand out treats from 6:00-8:30pm. Admission to Trick-or-Treat Street is free.

A free live reptile show will take place at 7:00pm. The event takes place on the soccer fields behind the community center.  For more information, call (805) 381-2793 or visit crpd.org/programs/district_special_events/halloween_haunted_trail.asp.