50th Annual Westlake Village 4th of July Parade and Party in the Park

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The 50th Annual City of Westlake Village 4th of July Parade on Thursday, July 4, 2019 will line up at 9:30 AM and proceed down the decorated four block route at 9:45 AM.

Participants are encouraged to decorate their bike, scooter, skateboard, or wagon in patriotic colors and join the City of Westlake Village for this wonderful patriotic celebration! Residents are also welcome to cheer participants on from the side of the parade route.

Awards for Most Patriotic Pooch, Most Patriotic Baby (0-1), Most Patriotic Toddler (2-4), Most Patriotic Elementary (K-5), Most Patriotic Middle School (Grades 6-8), Most Patriotic High (9-12), Most Patriotic Young Adult (age 19-23), Most Patriotic Adult (24-49), Most Patriotic Senior (55 and up) and Most Patriotic Family!

But wait! Before the parade, starting at 8am, Boy Scout Troop #752’s pancake breakfast will take place at the former Westlake Village Medical Center Property at 4415 Lakeview Canyon at 8:00 am. Breakfast tickets are available for $5 per person or $20 per family.

The event begins at the corner of Lakeview Canyon Road and Agoura Road and marches down the four-block Agoura Road route to Berniece Bennett Park.

Once the parade arrives at the park there will be a U.S. flag retirement ceremony performed by Boy Scout Troup 485, followed by music, inflatables, old-fashioned games and free popsicles and water. The Rotary will be on hand selling hot dogs and snacks, with proceeds benefiting a local charity.

Visit wlv.org/254/Fourth-of-July-Parade or call 818.706.1613 for more information.

2019 Matilija Poppy Festival at Conejo Valley Botanic Garden on Sunday, May 19th (Rescheduled to June 2 Due to Rain)

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Due to rainy/muddy conditions today, organizers have rescheduled this event to Sunday, June 2nd.

The Conejo Valley Botanic Garden presents its annual Matilija Poppy Festival on Sunday, May 19, 2019 from 11 am to 4 pm. Event will feature beautiful Matilija poppies, including garden tours, crafts, speakers and more. Free admission. The garden is located at 400 W. Gainsborough Road, Thousand Oaks.

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Memorial Day Services at Ivy Lawn Memorial Park in Ventura on Monday, May 27, 2019

Memorial Day Services open to the public on Monday, May 27, 2019 at Ivy Lawn Memorial Park, 5400 Valentine Road, Ventura at 10am.

Program to include an invocation, pledge of allegiance, welcome/introduction, keynote speaker (Captain Jeff Chism from Naval Base Ventura County), nationial anthem, honor guard rifle salute, flag raising, Gold Coast Pipe Band, Taps, benediction and flyover.

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Oxnard Cruise Night 2nd Friday of the Month May, June, July 2019

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You're invited to the Second Annual Oxnard Cruise Night happening around Oxnard Plaza Park in Historic Downtown Oxnard, every second Friday of the month. This is a FREE event and is open to the public and anyone who wants to display their classic car or truck (pre-1975 cars & trucks).

Roll-in time is 4 p.m. (enter through Fourth Street & B Street or Sixth Street & B Street).
Start time is 5 p.m.
Ends at 8 p.m.

This is a family friendly event. Enjoy delicious food from restaurants located in Centennial Plaza. Music will be provided by Oxnard's premiere female deejay "DJ G-Cut."

Call (805) 385-2705 for more information.

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2019 Free Summer Concerts at the Thousand Oaks Library - June through August

Kalinka’s music is a high energy blend of Jewish klezmer, traditional jazz, gypsy swing, Roma music, and Middle Eastern melodies. Formed nine years ago, this Santa Barbara-based group has played at the Skirball Cultural Center, the Live Oak Music Festival, Topanga Canyon Banjo and Fiddle Festival, and many other Coastal California venues. Led by clarinetist, Fred Nadis with Eric Ederer on acoustic guitar/oud, Besnik Yzeiri and Daniel Moltke on violin, and Andrew Fedders on bass. Enjoy the concert on June 9, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Thousand Oaks Library Community Room.

Future Concert Dates:

  • July 14: Kátia Moraes and Brazilian Hearts

  • July 28: Westlake Village Quartet

  • August 4: Marc Berger

  • August 10: hONEyhoUSe

For more information about adult programs offered through the Thousand Oaks Library, visit www.tolibrary.org or call the Information Desk during open hours at 805-449-2660.

54th Annual "Lest We Forget" Memorial Day Service in Camarillo on Monday, May 27, 2019

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Conejo Mountain Funeral Home, Memorial Park and Crematory will host the 54th Annual “Lest We Forget” Memorial Day Service at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, May 27, 2019. The service will be held outdoors with the Santa Monica Mountain Range as a backdrop for the ceremony. Conejo Mountain is located at 2052 Howard Road, Camarillo. Free admission. Free hot dogs!

Event to include the Vietnam War Era “Huey” 205 Bell Helicopter on display, American Legion Riders, Camarillo Community Band, Gold Coast Pipe Band, White Dove Release, Keynote Speaker Jeff Gorell (Deputy Mayor, City of Los Angeles) and more. www.conejomountain.com 805-482-1959

2019 Free Movies in the Park in Moorpark - June to August

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City of Moorpark presents free Movies in the Park this summer. Fun activities start at 7:15pm; movies start at 8:15pm. Free admission!

The lineup:

Sat, June 22: Ralph Breaks the Internet at Peach Hill Park

Sat, July 20: How to Train Your Dragon at Mammoth Highlands Park

Sat, August 17: The LEGO Movie 2 at Arroyo Vista Park

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