Vol. 10, No. 18 – June 7 – June 20, 2017 – Events

Events by Ana Baker

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.

Ventura’s ACBL Duplicate Bridge Club offers games for all levels of play.  Learn the game, play with your peers, and earn master points while you are having fun.  There is a game every day of the week.  Check out their website at www.vcbridge.org   Life is Better with Bridge.

The Ventura Retired Men’s Group welcomes interested men to their semi-monthly Tuesday lunch ($15) meetings at the Ventura Elks lodge. This regular congenial social event, besides a healthy, satisfying meal, supplies a welcome atmosphere to talk and joke, hear a speaker on a variety of relevant topics and brighten your week. Hear more from Steve at 642-1359

Country Western Line Dancing every Tuesday 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Instruction every night. Located at the Mooselodge, 10269 Telephone Road. More information at countrylovers.com.

Do you know what the present administration’s foreign policy is? Are we taxed too much, causing businesses to suffer and move to lower tax regions and individuals to lose incentive to work?  Find out the answers to these and other tantalizing questions at the Ventura Discussion Group at the Main Street Restaurant 3159 Main St. Wednesday’s from 4 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.

June 7: Vista Real Charter High School will be celebrating the graduates for 2017 at 6 p.m. at the Oxnard Performing Arts Center. Student speakers will be sharing the obstacles that they had to overcome to get to graduation and the dream of completing high school. Keynote speaker for the evening will be Santa Paula’s Chief of Police Steve McLean. Graduation commencement is open to community members that would like to share in the celebration or simply learn more about Vista Real.

June 9: The General George S. Patton, Jr. Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution June luncheon meeting will include a special program presentation ” Privateers, Pirates, Frigates & Politics: The Beginning of the United States Navy “, presented by Jim Kosinski, Channel Islands Maritime Museum.  11:30 a.m., Friday, in the Garden Room, Marie Callender’s Restaurant.  All SAR & DAR Compatriots, friends, fans of the Museum, and visitors are welcome.  Lunch is $20 per person.  For additional information call Bill Bays 650-3036 or Robert Taylor 216-7992. Please visit the chapter website at http://pattonpatriots.org.

June 9, 10: Rummage sale at First United Methodist Church 1338 E. Santa Clara on Friday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday June 10th 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday is $5 a bag day.

June 10: Three organizations have united to give Cabrillo Village parents and their kids a field of options for a transformative summer. Best Summer Ever Fair, Cabrillo Village soccer field, 1515 S. Saticoy Ave, 11 a.m. to 2 pm.

June 10: The Ventura Beginners PC Users Group will meet Saturday at Cypress Place, 1220 Cypress Place, from 9:15 a.m. to noon. The 9:15 workshop topic will focus on what can be created in Microsoft Word.  At 11 a.m. Michelle Rogers, will discuss Facebook Basics.  There will also be an opportunity to ask questions about computer problems for beginners and intermediates.  Everyone who would like to know more about their computer is welcome to attend.  For more information call 648-1368.

June 11, 9-11am Guided nature hike Ormond beach at Arnold Rd.  The Nature Conservancy offers a free, guided walk on the beach to learn about the coast, the Channel Islands and how the area is teeming with life.  For more information, contact Amy Davis at guideamy@gmail or 770-853-4715.

June 11: The Ventura International Folk Dancers are having a folk dance party at the Ventura YMCA Sunday afternoon from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.  Come dance and bring your requests. Will have light refreshments. Unless you are a member of the Y, bring a photo ID and a $5 donation to the Y’s community building scholarship fund.

June 14: The Ventura County Camera Club will hold a critique meeting on Wednesday, at 6:30 p.m. at the Poinsettia Pavilion. Donna Granata, from FOTM will critique member’s prints. Each month a special topic is chosen. June is a prints only meeting. Anyone with an interest in photography is welcome and admission is free. Only members may submit images for critique. For more information www.VenturaCountyCameraClub.com or call 908-5663.

June 19: CA Zeta Chi parliamentarians will meet at 7 p.m and will feature a lesson by Sally LaMacchia entitled “Motions that Bring a Question Again before the Assembly.”  The Main Street Restaurant and Steakhouse, 3159 E. Main St.  Those wishing to eat should arrive at 6 p.m.  Non-members are welcome.  Membership is $25 per year.  For information, contact Sharon Hillbrant, 479-6738, or zetachi.webstarts.com.

July 21&22: Buena High Class of 1967, will hold its 50 year reunion at the Pierpont Racquet Club. Saturday, from 6p.m.to 10 p.m.  Casual dress and Beach Boy Theme.  DJ and catered food will be provided.   Photo op at 7:30 p.m.  $67 for individuals and $100 per couple. Friday night July 21st, meet and greet at The Discovery Bowling Alley, 1888 E Thompson. For more information please contact Bonnie (Wolever) Long at beachydayz4@gmail.com, or Facebook Page “Buena Class of ’67 50th Reunion”

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