Events by Ana Baker
Free admission stage show, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. First Sunday of every month. Old Time Country Bluegrass Gospel Music Assoc. Poinsettia Pavilion, 3451 Foothill Rd. For more Information call 517-1131.
Ventura Poinsettia Dance Club meets every Monday from 7:30 p.m. to 9:45 p.m. at the Poinsettia Pavilion, 3451 Foothill. Ballroom, swing, Latin, mixers and line dancing. Members $10, non-members $12, first time dancers are free. Call Rick at 415-8842 for more information.
Aug.18: Meeting of the East Ventura Community Council will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday at the First Assembly of God Church Coffeehouse, 346 N. Kimball Road. Iain Holt, Principal Planner of the City of Ventura’s Community Development Department, will talk about land development issues, growth, economic development, adaptive reuse and planning for Ventura. Dr. Michael Babb, Superintendent of Ventura Unified School District, will address the issue of the effect on schools of the new housing developments in East Ventura. Jeannette Sanchez-Palacios, candidate for Ventura City Council, will also speak to the group. For more information call 804-7558 or visit the group’s Facebook page. The public is encouraged to attend and participate.
Aug. 20: Choral Evensong on Sat. at 5 p.m. celebrating the joy of late summer sunshine amidst the impending rays of Autumn’s glow. Schubert’s cheerful yet profound Mass in C major is paired with Mendelssohn’s brooding yet ecstatic Kyrie in D minor while Buxtehude’s ebullient Erfreue dich, Erde (Rejoice, O Earth) rounds out this program of choral treasures. Our singers and chamber orchestra feature well-known. Conducted by Helen Farson. Admission is free. Ventura Seventh-day Adventist Church, 6300 Telephone Rd. Call 641.9646 for more information. Program lasts approx. 1 hour.
Aug 20: Dr. Vondie’s Ventura Singles, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Join Dr. Vondie Lozano, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, to talk about “First Date Do’s and Don’ts” with live demonstrations. Free. Ventura E.P. Foster Library, Topping Room, 651 E. Main Street. For more information go to http://drvondie.com/first-date-dos-and-donts/
Aug 21: Live Your Best Life Hypnosis Meetup, 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Join Dr. Vondie Lozano, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Certified Hypnotherapist for, “What Would You Like to Attract into Your Life?” Group Guided Imagery/Hypnosis included. Free. Ventura E.P. Foster Library, Topping Room. For more information go to www.meetup.com/live-your-best-life-hypnosis/events/
Aug 21: The Ventura and Santa Barbara County chapter of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors (NAWCC) will meet Sunday, in the Campus Student Center of Ventura College, 4667 Telegraph Road. The regular meeting starts at noon and at 11 a.m. there will be an informal workshop where a topic on clocks or watches will be demonstrated and discussed. There will be a mart where items will be for sale followed by lunch and an informational meeting and a program. This month’s program will be a presentation by Dave Coatsworth on the very interesting history of the Deuber-Hampden Watch Company. Anyone interested in watches and clocks, modern and antique, is invited to visit and join our chapter. There is a $3 admission charge. Lunch is available for $5 more.
Sept. 5: The public is invited to celebrate Labor Day at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1679. Admission is free. The Canteen opens at 10 a.m. Live entertainment by the band Action Down runs noon to 4 p.m. Food will be available for purchase beginning at 1 p.m. Charitable drawings will be conducted throughout the afternoon. Proceeds benefit veterans and their families. Prospective members of the VFW and its Auxiliary are encouraged to attend and learn more about these organizations. Post 1679 is at 3801 Market St. For more information call 642-2674.
Sept. 5, 19: The Ventura County Philatelic Society’s Stamp trading and camaraderie. Located at the Church of the Foothills, 6279 Foothill Road. Monday from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Admission and parking are free. Come for a great evening. They are a fun group. Contact:firstname.lastname@example.org or 320-1601
Sept. 6: Mended Hearts of Ventura.
Come share if you have had heart surgery or stent implant.
Located at the Community Memorial Hospital – 8th floor from 7p.m. to 9 p.m.
Excellent speakers, leading Cardiologists, Nutritionists, and Dietitians from our area who give excellent information. Contact: Richard Hatcher 644-2733