9th Annual Children's Multicultural Bookfest at Camarillo Community Center on November 3, 2018


9th Annual Children’s Multicultural BookFest

A FREE event for young children and their families on Saturday, November 3rd from 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM at the Camarillo.

Community Center, 1605 E. Burnley Street, Camarillo.

The World’s Continents Story Tents will have community volunteer readers with featured Children’s Authors Carol Heyer, author and illustrator of" Humphrey’s First Christmas", Neil Klayman, author of "Boris Ate a Thesaurus". Every child will receive a free book.  For more Information call, 805-388-0369.

Free Crafts at Lakeshore Learning in Ventura on Saturdays

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Free crafts for kids ages 3 and up at Lakeshore Learning in Ventura on Saturdays from 11 am to 3 pm (updated 10/12/18):

10/13 Cute to the Core Craft

10/20 Silly Spider Headband

10/27 “I Want to Be…” Career Mask

11/3 Falling Leaves 3-D Tree

11/10 Friendly Fall Scarecrow

11/17 Hide and Seek Turkey

11/24 My Favorite Slice of Pie

The Ventura store is located at 4705 Telephone Road.  Phone 805.289.1550 or visit www.lakeshorelearning.com.



2018 City of Malibu Annual Halloween Carnival at Malibu Bluffs Park on Friday, October 26th


The City of Malibu's annual Halloween Carnival and Movie will take place at Malibu Bluffs Park, 24250 Pacific Coast Highway, on Friday, October 26, 2018 from 3pm to 6pm. Admission is free.

  • Open to the public

  • Appropriate for children ages 2-10

  • The costume parades will begin at 3:30 PM and 4:30 PM

  • Carnival Games*

  • Trunk or Treat; open from 3:30-4:30 PM.

  • D'Amore's Pizza Food Truck

  • Bounce Houses (Bounce Houses close at 5:30 PM)

  • S.T.E.A.M Activity with MakMo Mobilemakers


  • Goonies, Movie appropriate for all ages (begins at sunset)

  • Pre-show entertainment: Inflatable rock wall, magician, juggler*


Upcoming Free Events and Programs at the E.P. Foster Library in Ventura

Here is a compilation of selected upcoming planned events at the E.P. Foster Library. All events are free and open to the public. The Library is located in Historic Downtown Ventura, 651 East Main Street, Ventura. (805) 648-2716 www.vencolibrary.org/locations/ep-foster-library.

Adult Events

Spanish Conversation Group

11/3, 10, 17,& 24 Saturdays @ 10:30am in the Rentfrow Room

Are you learning Spanish but need some practice speaking? Join this informal group to chat and practice your Español! Bring your own coffee!

Poetry Open Mic Night

10/18 & 25 and 11/1, 8, 15, 22, & 29 Thursdays @ 7:30-9pm in the Topping Room

On these Thursday nights, come join this group of  writers as they meet in the Topping Room to share their work.

Twisted Stitchers Fiber Arts Club

11/1 & 15 Thursday @ 10:30am

Get together with makers from all across the fiber-arts world. Meet, teach, connect, share.

Ukulele Jam Session

10/22 and 11/26 Mondays @ 7-10pm in the Topping Room

Locals gather to play the ukulele on the first and third Monday of the month.

Opera Santa Barbara

10/12 Friday @ 12pm

Please join us for a free noontime concert presented by Opera Santa Barbara!  Opera Santa Barbara will offer a concert featuring members of the Studio Artist Program. This concert series features a variety of popular and lesser-known arias and duets.

A California Native Plant Society Lecture 

 10/16 Tuesday @ 7-9pm in the Topping Room 

Please join us for an interesting and enlightening lecture series presented by the California Native Plant Society, Channel Islands Chapter.  

Adult STEAM Workshop

10/20 Saturday @2-3pm 3rd Saturday of the month 

Do you want to learn about what's new in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM)? Each month  a different themed  program will be presented. 

Veterans’ Resources Workshop with CalTAP– California Transition Assistance Program

11/3 Saturday @1-2:30pm

Join us for an informative program that will connect you with important federal and state Veterans benefits. Learn about: Veteran 101, CA benefits, financial literacy, educational benefits, business centers, and resources.

Venture(a) Out in the County: A Sierra Club Educational Series

Saving the Channel Islands Fox: The Interconnections between Land and Sea

11/13 Tuesday @ 5:30-7pm

Speakers: Pat Meyer & Keri Dearborn, Friends of the Island Fox

Adult STEAM Workshop 

11/17 Saturday @2-3pm 

3rd Saturday of the month. Each month a different themed program will be presented.  See you in the Makerspace!  

Children’s Events

All Summer Reading (SR) Shows on the 2nd floor, all at 3pm

Lego play

10/16, 23 & 30  Tuesdays @ 3-5pm

10/13, 20, & 27  Saturdays @ 10:30am-4pm

Build, Learn, and Play! Bring your imagination and experiment with creative designs. Children of all ages welcome!

Monday Craft Madness

10/15, 22 & 29 Mondays @ 10am-6pm

Drop-in craft table!

Horror in the Stacks: The Summoning

10/24 Wednesday @ 7:30-9pm

A Haunted Library Experience Starting from the Second Floor/Children’s Department Entrance

Kids & Teens of All Ages Welcome & No Free

Ages 9 & Under Must Have An Older Sibling or Guardian, Won’t You Come In?   

Trick or Treating at The Collection at RiverPark in Oxnard on Tuesday, October 30th

Super Heroes, witches and zombies, unite! All are invited for an evening of delight. Enjoy dreadfully delicious treats at The Collection at RiverPark’s annual trick-or-treat event on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 from 5 – 7 p.m. 

Presented by Sunny Smiles Dentistry for Children and Young Adults, families and friends can travel through The Collection with passport maps and visit participating merchants for either a trick or a treat. Attendees who complete their passport will be entered for a chance to win a spooktacular Collection grand prize. 

To support deployed troops, Sunny Smiles Dentistry will be giving trick-or-treaters the chance to enjoy their goodies while earning money by selling back their candy. Sunny Smiles Dentistry will be sending the buy-back Halloween candy overseas in appreciation for our troops’ service. The candy buy-back is $1/lb. of candy – up to 5 pounds per household. 

This wicked event fills up fast so mummies and daddies are strongly encouraged to RSVP as soon as possible. Tickets are reserved for children only; one ticket per trick-or-treater. 

To learn more about The Collection’s Trick-or-Treat event and to RSVP, visit our Eventbrite page at thecollectionrp.com to reserve your tickets starting Oct.1. 

About The Collection
The Collection at RiverPark is a 750,000 square foot, open-air specialty retail center located in the heart of West Ventura County. Inspired by the beauty of the California coast, The Collection reflects the unique atmosphere of the surrounding seaside communities. The Collection is built around a town grid of retail streets, each of which has its own personality-a carefully crafted assortment of established and contemporary designer shops, distinctive dining, and signature entertainment venues. Anchors include Target, Century RiverPark 16, REI, Whole Foods Market, H&M, 24-Hour SuperSport and The Container Store. Restaurants include Yard House, Larsen’s Grill, Gen Korean BBQ, Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar, Maria’s Italian Kitchen and more. Follow us on the web, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram at TheCollectionRP.

About Sunny Smiles Dentistry
Sunny Smiles Dentistry for Children and Young Adults is a pediatric dental office that uses the most advanced dental techniques with state-of-the-art equipment to guarantee that children receive exceptional dental care. From the moment a patient enters Sunny Smiles, they can see that great care and lots of love has been given to make the office a unique, fun and friendly environment. With friendly staff, caring doctors, vibrant colors and an ocean theme, children will lose all hesitation and be excited to have their teeth sparkled!

Location: 2751 Park View Ct #261, Oxnard

14th Annual Reyes Adobe Days Festival in Agoura Hills October 11-14, 2018

The 14th Annual Reyes Adobe Days Festival will take place at the Reyes Adobe Historical Site, 5464 Reyes Adobe Road, Agoura Hills  on October 11-14, 2018

RAD celebrates the very best of local culture with a variety of events for all ages on the grounds of an original 1845 California rancho. 


Thursday, October 11: Fiesta at the Adobe at 11:30am - luncheon for ages 50+ $10

Friday, October 12: Night at the Adobe for ages 21+ from 6-9PM. Visit website for tickets and pricing.

Saturday, October 13: RAD Runs 5K/10K/10 Miler in the early morning. RAD Parade at 10am.

Saturday/Sunday October 13-14: Day in the Park 11am to 4pm featuring live music, free children's activities, art, food, adobe tours and more.

More information at www.reyesadobedays.org. Or call 818.597.7361 for more details, float parade entries, etc.