2019 City of Malibu Spring Hoppening Event on Friday, April 5th

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The City of Malibu's Annual Spring Hoppening event is set for Friday, April 5, 2019 from 3-5:30 p.m. at Malibu Bluffs Park, 24250 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu. Free admission.

Enjoy a fun-filled afternoon filled with an egg hunt for children ages 1-10, bounce houses*, food trucks, crafts, photos with the Easter Bunny, crnival games and more!

Admission is free and pre-registration is not required. Limited parking on park site, additional parking along Malibu Canyon; please arrive early. Some games have an additional cost.

Additional information at (310) 317-1364 and www.malibucity.org or THiS LINK.

2019 Princess Weekend at Santa Barbara Zoo on Saturday & Sunday, March 23-24

TWO-DAY “PRINCESS WEEKEND”

RAISES THE SCEPTER FOR FROG CONSERVATION ON

SATURDAY & SUNDAY, March 23-24, 2019

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A hit with budding royalty since 2009 when the Zoo first raised the scepter for amphibian conservation, Princess Day is once again a two-day affair, dubbed Princess Weekend. Young female members of royal birth don tiaras, step into their glass slippers, and wear their finest sparkly ball gowns to this celebration of all-things-princess. But it’s not all dress-up, this event also is designed to bring attention to the many frogs, toads, and other amphibians around the world that face possible extinction.

Princess Weekend at the Santa Barbara Zoo is Saturday and Sunday, March 23-24, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Santa Barbara Zoo members only are allowed early admission at 9 a.m.). The event is free with Zoo admission: $18 adults, $13 seniors aged 65 and up, $11 children 2-12. Weekend parking is $11. For more info, visit www.sbzoo.org.

Real live princesses like Snow White and Sleeping Beauty, along with mermaids, fairies, and other fairytale characters, are present for photos and chat. Costumes are encouraged, and boys are also welcome, be they dressed as knights, princes, cowboys, pirates, or astronauts.

The Santa Barbara Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) whose accredited members are helping to preserve thousands of animals regionally and around the world through unequaled wildlife conservation programs. Visit www.sbzoo.org.

2019 XTERRA Boney Mountain Trail Run 21K/6K in Newbury Park on Saturday, March 16th

The XTERRA Boney Mountain Trail Run 21K/6K races have been rescheduled (due to the federal government shutdown) for Saturday, March 16, 2019 at Rancho Sierra Vista/Satwiwa National Park in Newbury Park.

The 21K starts at 8:00am and 6K starts at 8:30am. Learn more and register at trailrace.com/boney-mountain-trail-run.

36th Annual Ventura County Bar Association Law Day 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, June 22, 2019

Mark your fitness calendars for the 36th Annual Ventura County Bar Association Law Day 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, June 22, 2019.

The 5K run starts at 8:30 a.m. and 1 mile family fun run starts at 9:30 a.m. at Ventura Community Park, 901 S. Kimball Road. Flat and fast course. All proceeds benefit VCBA and Ventura Co. Legal Aid, Inc., who provide legal services to the needy. The flat and fast race includes 12 age categories, with a first-place winner in each category.

Visit runsignup.com/Race/CA/Ventura/LawDay5KVentura to register.

2019 Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ventura County Golf Classic in Somis on April 29th

LA Kings Team Ambassador Bob Miller to Host

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ventura County (BBSVC) is excited to welcome hockey Hall of Famer and “Voice of the Kings” announcer Bob Miller as the celebrated host and keynote speaker for its 46th annual Golf Classic, presented by Select Workforce Specialists. The event, to be held Monday, April 29, 2019, at The Saticoy Club in Somis, California, helps deliver the funds necessary to support 1,500 local youth who are facing adversity.

“I am extremely honored and excited to be the celebrity host for the Big Brothers Big Sisters Golf Classic,” says Miller. “Now more than ever these youngsters need help and mentoring to realize their potential leading to a successful career in life. Positive reinforcement and guidance are so essential to our youth, especially these days, and I thank everyone who will be participating in this event.”

“[Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ventura County] is in good hands with Bob Miller, he’ll be a great host!” said Vince Ferragamo, who hosted the tournament in 2017 and 2018, in a video to the agency and friends.

A day of play at the private 18-hole championship golf course, will be followed by evening festivities including dinner, live & silent auctions, and so much more. BBSVC is honored to have Bob Miller support BBSVC’s efforts. Funds generated go towards growth and professional support of BBSVC’s one-to-one mentoring and school site programs throughout the county.

The agency welcomes back its returning event sponsors, including long time Title Sponsor, Select Workforce Specialists. A complete list of sponsors can be viewed at bbsvc.org/golf. Those interested in sponsoring or participating in the Golf Classic, are asked to contact Rene’ Solem at 805-603-4938 or visit www.bbsvc.org/golf for more information.

About Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ventura County

Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBSVC) has been helping youth in Ventura County and neighboring communities realize their potential for over 45 years. Facilitating more than 1,500 one-to-one mentoring relationships annually, BBSVC is committed to bringing this life-changing program to every child who needs it. BBSVC is an independent 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that depends on private donors for 75% of its funding. To donate, become a mentor, or learn more, please call 805-484-2282 or visit www.bbsvc.org

27th Annual Orchard to Ocean 10K and 5K Cross Country Runs and 1 Mile Run/Walk on March 16, 2019

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The 27th Annual Orchard to Ocean 10K and 5K Cross Country Runs and and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk benefiting Carpinteria and Summerland public schools is planned for March 16, 2019, rain or shine. Located at 5201 8th St, Carpinteria. Picturesque course through Carpinteria, downhill to the beautiful Carpinteria bluffs, overlooking the Pacific.

Visit www.carpeducationfoundation.org for more information and sign up at raceroster.com/events/2019/21689/the-27th-annual-orchard-2-ocean-o2o-5k-10k-and-1-mile-fun-run.

St. Patrick's Day Celebration at Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center on Saturday, March 16, 2019

The Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center at 27040 Malibu Hills Road, Calabasas presents its 13th Annual St. Patrick's Day Celebration on Saturday, March 16, 2019 from 11am to 3pm.

This free event will feature live Irish music and step dancers, entertainment, food, activities, contests, games and drawings. Face painting, rock climbing, inflatable and beer garden also on hand.  ahccc.org