7th Annual Jammin at the Art Center Summer Music Series in Ojai July 9 to August 13

The Ojai Art Center presents its 7th Annual Jammin at the Art Center Summer Music Series on Sundays from 6-9pm July 9 through August 13, 2017. Admission is $10; under 12 free. Food and beverages available for sale.

The line-up includes:
July 9th – Action Down
July 16 – Teresa Russell
July 23 – The Ojai Mardi Gras Band
July 30 – Crooked Eye Tommy
August 6 – Milton Kelley Band
August 13 – 50 Sticks of Dynamite

The center is located at 113 S. Montgomery Street. Phone 805-646-0117.


5th Annual Pants Off Racing Almost 10K/5K at Malibu Creek State Park on November 4, 2017

Pants Off Racing's 5th Annual Almost 10K/5K and 1 Mile fun run/walk for the 1st Time will take place at Malibu Creek State Park on Saturday, November 4, 2017 and will include a 1 mile fun run/walk, 5K and 10K distances. All proceeds from the event are used to assist families and support pancreatic cancer victims.

Pants Off Racing's mission is to provide service to those lives affected by pancreatic cancer through time, energy, and goodwill; to integrate and unite generations, through sport participation, while creating public awareness about pancreatic cancer.


Sunset Symphony with the New West Studio Quintet at Camarillo Ranch on August 31, 2017

Camarillo Ranch is excited to share that The New West Symphony Studio Quintet will be performing contemporary movie, pop, and jazz songs at the Camarillo Ranch on 8/31/17 from 5-9pm during #tbtfoodtruckfest. Admission is FREE! Food trucks & cash bar will also be on site. Bring picnic blankets & chairs!

The New West Symphony Quintet consists of Grammy award winning studio musicians in a concert of jazz arrangements of scores from your favorite Hollywood movies: Jim Grinta, Trumpet, Mark Gasbarro, Piano, Tom Mendola, Drums, P. Blake Cooper, Electric Bass & Tuba and Brian Scanlon, Saxophone.

A dozen food trucks will be on hand and there will be a $7 cash bar with Enegren Brewing Co. and Sunland Vintage winery.  Proceeds from cash bar benefit preservation and educational programming through the Camarillo Ranch Foundation.


2017 Naval Base Ventura County Point Mugu Surf Contest on Saturday, August 19-20

August 19-20, 2017 Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC) will host the 2017 NBVC Point Mugu Surf Contest. This is an exciting opportunity for the surfing community to access one of the best waves Southern California has to offer.

The NBVC Point Mugu Surf Contest is open to the public. Admission and parking are FREE!

The Las Posas Gate will close to ALL incoming traffic at 3:00 pm on both days of the competition. No exceptions!

Entry into this event as a competitor allows you to surf on Saturday, August 19 from 0700-1630 in the practice area and during your scheduled 15-minute heat. ONLY those surfers who advance to heats on Sunday, August 20 will be allowed water access in the practice area from 0700-1600 and for their scheduled heats.

Based on total entries, expect Juniors and Women's Division Finals to take place on Saturday, 8/19 and Military and Open Division Finals on Sunday, 8/20.  


2017 Glow in the Dark 5K Run/Walk at Cal Lutheran in Thousand Oaks on Saturday, August 19th

Light up the night with us at the GLOW IN THE DARK 5K RUN/WALK on SATURDAY, AUGUST 19, 2017 at 8PM at California Lutheran University, supporting the Thousand Oaks Police Charitable Foundation, with its efforts in funding the crime prevention programs, educational programs and police volunteer programs in the City of Thousand Oaks.

The GLOW IN THE DARK 5K RUN/WALK is an event designed for all people of all ages and athletic abilities.   Runners and walkers are welcome to join in the fun for an evening filled with glow sticks, black lights, face and body painting!

Come join us for 3.1 miles of black light, music and neon fun.  Before the race you and your friends will each get a chance to visit all the booths to receive glow accessssories and paint to adorn yourselves to the height of glowy fashion!

This 5K event is NOT TIMED as its primary goal is to provide a fun, family-friendly experience with law enforcement for participants of all ages and athletic abilities. 

Learn more and sign up at supporttopcf.org/glow-in-the-dark-5k-run-walk.

2017 City of Agoura Hills Summer Concerts in the Park - June through August

The City of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services and The Acorn Newspapers are pleased to announce the 2017 Summer Concerts in the Park series.

All concerts will begin at 6:00 p.m. and (except for July 16th) are held at Chumash Park, located at 5550 Medea Valley Dr. in Agoura Hills.  Concerts are free to the public. The July 16th concert will take place at the Agoura High School PAEC, 28545 Driver Avenue.

For more information or park directions, call the Agoura Hills Recreation Center at (818) 597-7361.  You can also visit the Recreation Center at www.agourahillsrec.org.

The line-up for this year’s concert series is as follows:

Sunday, June 18: Queen Nation - Queen tribute

Sunday, July 9: Hollywood U2 - U2 tribute - followed by fireworks display

Sunday, July 16: Conejo Valley Community Concert and Jazz Band at AHS PAEC

Sunday, August 6: Who's Next - The Who tribute

Sunday, August 20: Ghost in the Machine - The Police tribute

Foster Park Half Marathon, 5K and 10K in Ventura on Sunday, October 15th

The Foster Park Half Marathon, 5K and 10K on Sunday, October 15, 2017 is an out and back course along the famous Ojai bike trail. Gentle rolling hills as you gradually go up to the turnaround then all down hill on the way back. Finisher medals, goody bag, and tech shirt for all runners. Starts at 8 am.

Location: Foster Park, 438 Casitas Vista Road, Ventura

Website: www.FosterParkHalf.com