Upcoming Events and Programs at the Moorpark City Library

The Moorpark City Library, located at 699 Moorpark Avenue, hosts a variety of events and programs for the general public, all free of charge. From time to time we will list some of them here. For more details, visit moorparklibrary.org or call 805.517.6370. Library hours are 10am to 8pm Mon-Thurs, 10am to 5pm Fri-Sat and 1-5pm on Sun.

Children's Events

Monday Performers at 3pm in the Civic Center Apricot Room

  • July 8: Circus Fantastico with Luce Puppet Co.

  • July 15: Billy Bonkers Magic Show

  • July 22: One World Rhythm - music participation show

PJ Storytime in the parks on Thursdays from 6:30-7:15pm

  • June 20: Community Park next to the Library

  • June 27: Mammoth HIghlands

  • July 11: Campus Canyon

  • July 18: Mountain Meadows

  • July 25: Peach Hill

  • August 1: Tierra Rejada

  • August 8: Poindexter Park

Elementary Crafts and Contests in the library or the park next door

  • June 21: Perler Beads

  • June 28: Crazy Hats with Glow Stickers

  • July 5: Bubble Gum Contest

  • July 12: Bubble Wans

  • July 19: Chalk Art

  • July 26: Relay Races & Fitness Challenge

  • August 2: Showtime Best

Teens (Grades 6-12)

Guitar Club - Saturdays, June 15, July 20 and Aug 17 3-4pm - Learn guitar basics. Bring your own guitar.

Creation Station: June 11 4pm DIY Bath Bombs, July 9 2pm Duct Tape Wallets, Aug 13 2pm Perler Beads

Ukulele Workshop - Mon, July 8 2-3pm with Craig Newton - Uke will be provided.

Conejo Valley Cars & Coffee Meetup - 1st and 3rd Saturday of the Month in Newbury Park

Conejo Valley Cars and Coffee meets every first and third Saturday of the month from 7am to 10am at the Old New York Bakery and Deli Company, 2700 Teller Road, Newbury Park.

The general public and car aficionados are welcome to enjoy classics, muscle cars and exotics.

Learn more at www.cvcarsandcoffee.com.

2019 Pioneer Jamboree at Stagecoach Inn Newbury Park on Saturday, June 8th

The Stagecoach Inn Museum hosts its Annual Pioneer Jamboree from 10 am to 4 pm, Saturday, June 8, 2019, on the museum’s grounds at 51 S. Ventu Park Road, Newbury Park.

This is a "hands on history" event.  Featured activities include gold panning, pioneer and Indian games, storytelling, antique toys, rock painting, butter churning, clothes washing, lemon squeezing, old-time school lessons, handwriting, corn husk and yarn doll making, humongous bubble blowing, old-fashioned costume dress-up and others.

There will be food and beverages for sale. Free parking in Stagecoach Park – enter from Lynn Road just west of Ventu Park Road. Admission: Adults $6, Seniors (62+) $5, Children $4. Free under age 5. Family (up to 6) $20.  For further information, call the museum at (805) 498-9441 or visit www.stagecoachinnmuseum.org.

Amgen Tour of California Cycling Stage Race May 12-18, 2019, Including Ventura on May 16

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The Amgen Tour of California organizers today announced the 13 Host Cities selected for the 14th edition of America’s premier professional cycling stage race set for May 12-18, 2019. Throughout seven stages over seven days, the world’s elite cyclists will contest more than 750 miles of roadways, highways and coastlines from Sacramento to Pasadena.

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The Amgen Tour of California Women's Race empowered with SRAM, showcasing the world’s best women cyclists, will run concurrently May 16-18, covering upwards of 180 miles over three stages. Owned and presented by AEG, both races conclude with same-day finishes in Pasadena, a veteran overall finish city.

The annual Amgen Tour of California carries the distinction of being the only U.S. men’s and women’s races on the UCI WorldTour calendar. With seven new courses between them, the event’s legacy as an international platform for both men’s and women’s racing will hold special significance this year as Olympic hopefuls gear up for Tokyo 2020.

2019 RACE SCHEDULE

DATE | MEN

Sun., May 12  -  Stage 1: Sacramento
Mon., May 13  -  Stage 2: Rancho Cordova to South Lake Tahoe
Tues., May 14  -  Stage 3: Stockton to Morgan Hill
Wed., May 15  -  Stage 4: WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca to Morro Bay
Thurs., May 16  -  Stage: 5 Pismo Beach to Ventura
Fri., May 17  -  Stage 6: Ontario to Mt. Baldy
Sat., May 18  -  Stage 7: Santa Clarita to Pasadena

DATE | WOMEN

Thurs., May 16  -  Stage 1: Ventura
Fri., May 17  -  Stage 2: Ontario to Mt. Baldy
Sat., May 18  -  Stage 3: Santa Clarita to Pasadena

**Courses subject to change

The Amgen Tour of California and the Amgen Women's Race empowered with SRAM are Tour de France-style cycling road races created and presented by AEG. Running concurrently, the races challenge the world's top professional cycling teams to compete along demanding courses that traverse hundreds of miles of California's iconic highways, byways and coastlines each spring. The teams chosen to participate have included Olympic medalists, Tour de France contenders and World Champions and award important, world-ranking points to the top finishers. For more information visit the Amgen Tour of California on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or www.amgentourofcalifornia.com.

The final nine miles of Men’s Stage 5 in Ventura

Men’s Stage 5 on Thursday, May 16th Details

  • Starts in Pismo Beach at 10 am on Pomeroy Ave

  • Total distance 136.4 miles

  • Finishes in Ventura at anticipated time of 3:43 pm on Shoreline Drive

  • The final approximately 9 miles are as follows:

    • From Casitas Vista Road, the course turns right onto Ventura Ave

    • Left onto Kellogg St

    • Right onto Cedar St

    • Left onto Ferro Dr

    • Right onto Brakey Rd

    • Right onto Summit Dr

    • Left onto Poli St

    • Right onto Hemlock St

    • Left onto Thompson Blvd

    • Right onto San Jon Rd

    • Right onto Harbor Blvd

    • Left onto Figueroa St to the finish on Shoreline Dr

Women’s Stage 1 on Thursday, May 16th Details

  • Starts in Ventura at 12:10 pm

  • Distance 60 miles

  • Ends in Ventura at anticipated time of 2:56 pm.

  • The women’s race will follow the men’s race finish in reverse and will finish in the same order as the men’s race.

2019 Reyes Adobe Days RAD Runs 10K and 10 Miler on Saturday, October 12th

Celebrate Reyes Adobe Days by running this one of a kind course featuring historic and scenic views of the Santa Monica Mountains and Agoura Hills. The USATF Certified & Sanctioned race begins at City Hall passing by our beautiful National and State Parks including Paramount Ranch and Malibu Creek State Park. The 10-Miler continues through beautiful Malibou Lake and onto scenic Mulholland Hwy before returning to an exciting finish back at City Hall.

Teh RAD Runs 10K and 10 Miler 2019 takes place on Saturday, October 12th at 7am.

Don't miss out on the Reyes Adobe Days Parade and Festival after the race at Reyes Adobe Park. Convenient shuttles available from the Race to the Festival, which will feature a parade, live music, face painting and other kids’ activities, Adobe tours, beer garden, food trucks and more.

Sign up at runsignup.com/Race/CA/AgouraHills/RAD.

59th Annual Topanga Banjo-Fiddle Contest and Folk Festival on Sunday, May 19, 2019

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The 59th Annual Topanga Banjo-Fiddle Contest and Folk Festival on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at Paramount Ranch, 2903 Cornell Road, Agoura Hills features a main stage with over 100 instrumental and singing contestants competing for cash and gift awards, many professional bands, a dance barn with square dancing, clogging and other dancing to live music, jam sessions (bring your instruments), a children's area, folk art and wares, great food, etc.

Advance tickets will be available beginning online. $18 for ages 18-64 and $15 for ages 10-17 and 65+. Kids under 10 get in free, accompanied by adult. Parking and shuttle bus are free! Bring a picnic, bring your instruments, bring your mother-in-law! Event is 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

For more information, visit www.topangabanjofiddle.org

2nd Annual Calabasas Shamrock Shuffle 5K, Kids Run and St. Patrick's Day Festival on Saturday, March 14, 2020

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Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with the Calabasas Shamrock Shuffle 5K & Fun Run along the beautiful roads of Calabasas. With a race start and finish at the Agoura Hills / Calabasas Community Center runners will enjoy the post-race St. Patrick's Day Celebration featuring Live Irish Music, Kids Inflatables / Carnival Games, Face Painting, Irish Step Dancers, Beer Garden featuring an Irish Coffee Bar, and much more!

Online Registration Closes Thursday Evening, March 12th at 11:59pm.

After online registration closes you can register in person at the expo on Friday from 11am - 7pm or at the race starting at 7:30am. Both the expo and the race take place at the Agoura Hills / Calabasas Community Center (27040 Malibu Hills Rd, Calabasas)

5K participants are welcome to join the Fun Run at no additional fee.

Participants receive:

•race shirt
•custom finisher medal
•race photo
•chip timing (5K)
•awards (5K)
•post-race St. Patrick's Day Celebration for the whole family

Don't miss out on the St. Patrick's Day Celebration in town! Post Race St. Patrick's Day Celebration is Free!

•Live Irish Music on the Main Stage
•Irish Step Dancers
•Face Painting
•Jumbo Inflatable Play Course
•Games / Activities
•Beer Garden
•And more!

Register at runsignup.com/Race/CA/Calabasas/CalabasasShamrockShuffle