9th Annual Wild and Scenic Film Festival in Ventura on August 18, 2018

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Tickets are on sale now for Ventura Land Trust’s 9th annual Wild and Scenic Film Festival (WSFF) coming to Ventura on August 18, 2018. The popular festival offers audiences the chance to enjoy a series of award-winning short films that celebrate the beauty and bounty of our natural world.
 

For the first time, this year’s festival will take place outdoors under the stars at the headquarters of the Ventura County Credit Union, 2575 Vista Del Mar Drive. In addition to films, festival-goers will enjoy live bands, food trucks, beer and wine, a high-end raffle plus family-friendly games and activities!

Ticket prices are $25 for General Admission and $5.00 for Children (ages 12 and under). To purchase, go to https://www.venturalandtrust.org/2018_wsff and click on the drop-down ticket tab. The festival begins at 5 p.m.; films start at 8 p.m.

“The Wild and Scenic Film Festival helps connect the Land Trust’s work to the greater global environmental movement,” said Derek Poultney, VLT Executive Director. “The films are beautiful, educational, inspirational and just plain fun.”

The WSFF is supported by sponsorships from local businesses, community organizations and individuals. This year’s event “Celebrity Sponsors” are Rabobank and Slaughter, Reagan and Cole and the “Venue Sponsor” is Ventura County Credit Union. For a full list of the 2018 festival sponsors, go to www.ventura.org and click on Wild and Scenic sponsor tab.

For more information on tickets or sponsorship opportunities, visit www.venturalandtrust.org or call the VLT office: (805) 643-8044.

The Ventura Hillsides Conservancy is dedicated to preserving and protecting Ventura's hillsides, waterways and wildlife. Founded in 2003, the 501(c)(3) non-profit organization is supported by over 500 members, local business and government partners. The land trust manages 80 acres of land near the Ventura River and is working toward the purchase of its first hillside property. Further information about the Conservancy is at: www.venturahillsides.org.

Free Screening of "The Wizard of Oz" at The Shoppes at Westlake on Friday, August 10th

Free Movie Night at The Shoppes: Wizard of Oz

The Shoppes at Westlake Village and Tifa Chocolate & Gelato are presenting a Free Outdoor Movie Night featuring The Wizard of Oz on Friday, August 10th at 8pm. The screening will take place at the front fountain outside of Tifa.

Tifa will be handing out special treats during the screening of the movie. Guests should be sure to bring blankets and lawn chairs.

All ages welcome! Come early to secure a seat, grab dinner to-go from one of the Shoppes restaurants, and get ready for a perfect summer evening with the family.

Location: 30770 Russell Ranch Rd., Westlake Village

http://shoppesatwestlakevillage.com/outdoor-movie-night-the-wizard-of-oz

City of Camarillo Friday Night Movies in the Park in July and August 2018

The Pleasant Valley Recreation and Park District once again is hosting a series of free outdoor movies on Friday nights starting July 13 through August 17, 2018 at Community Center Park, 1605 E. Burnley Street and Camarillo Grove Park, 6968 E. Camarillo Springs Road (8/17 film). Refreshments available for purchase. Movies start at dusk. Visit www.pvrpd.org/recreation/special_events/movies.asp for more information.

Food Trucks will be on site for snack purchases (bring cash).
Live music performance before each movie, from 6-8pm, courtesy of Rock City Studios.
Lawn games available to play with before movie.

The lineup:

  • July 13: Toy Story (PG) (Community Center Park)
  • July 20: Star Wars: The Last Jedi (PG-13) (Community Center Park)
  • July 27: Beauty and the Beast (2017 PG) (Community Center Park)
  • August 3: Thor: Ragnarok (PG-13) (Community Center Park)
  • August 10: Jumanji (2017 PG-13) (Community Center Park)
  • August 17: Coco (PG) (Camarillo Grove Park) (followed by end of summer campout)

Brings lawn chairs, blankets, picnic baskets and enjoy! Movies, dates subject to change, so check the PVRD website for updates.

2018 Regal Theaters Summer $1 Movie Express in Camarillo and Simi Valley

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Regal Theaters presents its Summer Movie Express 2018. Moviegoers of all ages can climb aboard to enjoy a great selection of films. During this 10-week festival, select Regal Cinemas, United Artists and Edwards Theatres will offer selected G or PG rated movies for only a dollar ($1) on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10:00 am. Both movies play both days.

A portion of the $1 admission price goes to assist the Will Rogers Institute

Edwards Camarillo Palace Stadium 12 & IMAX, 680 Ventura Boulevard, Camarillo (805-383-8879) 

  • June 19-20: Storks and Mr. Peabody & Sherman
  • June 26-27: Despicable Me 2 and How to Train Your Dragon 2
  • July 3-4: The LEGO Movie and Alvin and the Chipmunks
  • July 10-11: Sing and The Peanuts Movie
  • July 17-18: The LEGO Ninjago Movie and Ferdinand
  • July 24-25: The Secret Life of Pets and Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel
  • July 31-Aug 1: The LEGO Batman Movie and Trolls
  • Aug 7-8: Minions and The Boss Baby
  • Aug 14-15: Paddington 2 and Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie
  • Aug 21-22: Despicable Me 3 and Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked

Regal Simi Valley Civic Center Stadium 16 & IMAX, 2751 Tapo Cyn Road, Simi Valley (805-526-0232)

  • June 19-20: Storks and Mr. Peabody & Sherman
  • June 26-27: Despicable Me 2 and How to Train Your Dragon 2
  • July 3-4: The LEGO Movie and Alvin and the Chipmunks
  • July 10-11: Sing and The Peanuts Movie
  • July 17-18: The LEGO Ninjago Movie and Ferdinand
  • July 24-25: The Secret Life of Pets and Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel
  • July 31-Aug 1: The LEGO Batman Movie and Trolls
  • Aug 7-8: Minions and The Boss Baby
  • Aug 14-15: Paddington 2 and Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie
  • Aug 21-22: Despicable Me 3 and Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked

Visit www.regmovies.com/Movies/Summer-Movie-Express for more information.

2018 City of Westlake Village TGIF and Saturday Concert Series This Summer

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Summer evenings in Westlake Village provide the perfect backdrop for a great entertainment series. The 13th Annual TGIF Westlake Village series offers families a series of free performances at the Westlake Village Civic Center, 31200 Oak Crest Drive. Events start at 7pm, with food available for purchase from a variety of great food trucks at 6pm. The lineup:

June 1: Jazz Night Featuring the Lindero Canyon Middle and Agoura High School Jazz Bands. 

June 29: “Tale as Old As Time” a night of Disney Music Under the Stars with 5-STAR THEATRICALS. 

August 10: A musical evening with "The Rat Pack" featuring a tribute with Frank Sinatra portrayed by Vaughn Suponatime, Sammy Davis Jr. portrayed by Alfredo Miller, and Dean Martin portrayed by Russ Loniello. 

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Saturday Concerts in the Park planned this summer at Berniece Bennett Park, 31800 Village Center Road:. Events start at 7pm with food available for purchase at 6pm (except July 28th movie night):

  • June 16: "Wanted" Tribute to "Bon Jovi"
  • July 14: "The Long Run" Tribute to "The Eagles"
  • July 28: Outdoor screening of "ET” with activities before the movie (Activities begin at 6 p.m. film begins approximately at 8).
  • August 25: "Abba Fab" Tribute to "Abba" Concert.

More info at wlv.org/228/TGIF-Saturdays-in-the-Park

A limited number of chairs and tables are available on a first-come, first-seated basis at all TGIF Civic Center events. Food is available for sale from local restaurant vendors each week. Concerts start at 7pm.

More information and updates at www.wlv.org.

2018 Studio Movie Grill Children's Summer Series in Simi Valley

Studio Movie Grill at the Simi Valley Town Center is offering up a $1 children's summer movie series to escape the summer heat once again this summer of 2018. Details at www.studiomoviegrill.com/Movie/Film-Series/Childrens-Summer-Series but are summarized below for you local folks. Movies are on weekdays at 10 am.

  • June 11-15: How to Train Your Dragon 2 (PG)
  • June 18-22: Ferdinand (PG)
  • June 25-29: Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (PG)
  • July 2-6: The Boss Baby (PG)
  • July 9-13: Horton Hears a Who! (G)
  • July 16-20: The Peanuts Movie (G)
  • July 23-27: The Croods (PG)
  • July 30-August 3: The Prince of Egypt (PG)
  • August 6-10: Megamind (PG)

Summer Movie Series at The Lakes at Thousand Oaks July 19 to August 9, 2018

The Lakes at Thousand Oaks presents the 2018 Summer Movie Series. This is a fun, free, family-friendly series that will take place Thursday evenings at sundown; the grassy area will be open starting at 6:30pm.

The lineup:
 
July 19th – Coco
July 26th – Moana
August 2nd – Wonder Woman
August 9th – Finding Nemo

The series is presented by Compass, the team building the first modern real estate platform, pairing the industry’s top talent with technology to make the search and sell experience intelligent and seamless.