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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. Call Rick at 415-8842 for more information.
Jan. 18: The end of the year Luau for the Ventura Surf Club is Saturday at 5 p.m. everyone is welcome.
Intra club contest award ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Taco dinner with all the sides at 6 p.m. No host bar, cash only. Club members $ 20 and Nonmembers $ 30. Tickets are avail at Ventura Surf Shop, at the door, or on line at www.VenturaSurfClub.org/Luau.php Located at the Knights of Columbus 36 Figueroa St, 643-6756
Jan. 19: The regular monthly meeting of Assistance League of Ventura County will be conducted on at the Chapter House, 913 East Santa Clara St. Meeting begins at 9:30 a.m. New members and guests are welcome. Assistance League is creating “A Brighter Tomorrow for Today’s Children” through several philanthropic programs: B.U.F.F.Y. Bear, Operation School Bell®, Girls Club/Teen Club, and Assistance League School for young children with learning disabilities. The Bargain Box Thrift Shop 3351 Telegraph Rd. helps fund these programs. Find more information on the Website assistanceleagueventuracounty.org or email@example.com. 643-2458
Jan. 19: The East Ventura Community Council will hear a status report from Commander Rick Payne of the Ventura Police Department, when it meets on Thursday, at 7 p.m., at the First Assembly of God Church, 346 N. Kimball Road. Jill Santos, Ventura County Manager for Food Forward will speak. Come and learn what they are accomplishing and how you might help them alleviate hunger in our community. Dan Cormode, Development Chairperson for the Council, will present an update on Ventura’s water supply. The council represents residents who live east of Victoria Avenue. Books in good condition are always accepted by San Buenaventura Friends of the Library. The public is encouraged to attend and participate. For more information call 804-7558 or visit the group’s Facebook.
Jan. 21: Creative ways around and through procrastination! Let’s have some fun. Did you know that it’s super common to procrastinate? Join professional organizer and certified creativity coach Tracy Wallace for creative solutions. EP Foster, Topping Room from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Jan. 25: The College Area Community Council will meet on Wednesday at 7 p.m. Council meetings include speakers and discussion on topics of neighborhood and community interest, including public safety and economic development. The upcoming meeting will include a report on property development in the area. The Council, which represents citizens between Mills and Victoria bordered by Foothill and Hwy. 126, meets in the Wright Event Center at 57 Day Rd. on the Ventura College campus. Free parking is available adjacent to the Event Center. Call 644-8695 for more information.
Jan.28, 29. God and Country Rally. Patriotic 2-day event for the whole family. Saturday evening 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Enjoy patriotic music and singing, a free barbecue tri-tip meal, and an uplifting message from Dr. Jim Schettler, VP of West Coast Baptist College, Lancaster. Sunday, January 29, the 2-day event will continue 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., with more great music, an All-American picnic lunch of barbecue burgers and hot dogs, and a jump house for the kids. Located at the Poinsettia Pavilion 3451 Foothill Road. For more information 209-550-1433 or www.everycityusa.org
Feb.5: The 1892 Dudley Historic House Museum will be open for docent-led tours from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. accompanied by period music in the parlor and upstairs library landing. Admission is free. The museum is located at the corner of Loma Vista and Ashwood streets in Ventura. For information please call 642-3345 or visit the website at www.dudleyhouse.org.
Feb. 6, 20: The Ventura County Philatelic Society Two Mondays, Feb.6th and 20th from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Church of the Foothills, 6279 Foothill Road. Admission and parking are free. Stamp trading and camaraderie. Come for a great evening. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 320-1601
Feb.7: Mended Hearts of Ventura will meet Tuesday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Community Memorial Hospital, 8th floor. Come share if you have had heart surgery or stent implant. Group meets the first Tuesday each month. They have excellent speakers, leading Cardiologists, Nutritionists, Dietitians, etc. from our area who give excellent information. Contact: Richard Hatcher 644-2733