Events by Ana Baker
Ventura Poinsettia Dance Club meets every Monday from 7:30 – 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.
There will be a regular Ventura Discussion Group meeting at Main Street Restaurant 3159 Main St., Wednesday from 4 – 5:45 p.m. Several people usually stay for a drink and a bite to eat afterward. Bring an interesting topic to discuss if you can.
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.
Country Western Line Dancing every Tuesday 7 – 9 p.m. Instruction every night. Located at the Moose lodge, 10269 Telephone Road. More information at countrylovers.com.
Ventura County Philatelic Society meets the first and third Mondays each month. Do you collect stamps? Come spend the evening with us. We are a fun group. 7:30 p.m. at the Church of the Foothills, 6279 Foothill Rd. Admission and parking free. Contact Bill Garner 320-1601
Mended Hearts of Ventura meet the first Tuesday each month at the Community Memorial Hospital – 8th floor. We have excellent speakers – leading Cardiologists, Nutritionists, Dietitians, etc. from our area. Come share with us if you have had heart surgery or stent implant. Contact: Bill Garner 320-1601
Assistance League of Ventura County creating “A Brighter Tomorrow for Today’s Children” will hold its regular monthly meeting on the third Thursday of each month at the Chapter House, 913 East Santa Clara St. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. meeting begins at 10 a.m., guests and new members welcome.
Find more information at assistanceleagueventuracounty.org or Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Telephone: Monday thru Friday 8 – 2 p.m. 643-2458
DBSA Ventura County support group for depression and bipolar disorder meets Tuesdays, 6:30-8 p.m. A free weekly peer-led support group meeting at the Encounter Bible Fellowship Church campus, upstairs, Room 426/428, 6950 Ralston St. 633-0736 for recorded information or visit www.DBSAlliance.org.
Sept. 13: The Ventura County Camera Club will hold a meeting on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Poinsettia Pavilion. The first part of the meeting will be an instructional workshop on the techniques of image processing such as using Photoshop or the aesthetics of composition. Followed by the showing of member images. For more information about the club 908-5663 or WWW.VenturaCountyCameraClub.com
Sept. 17: 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. This month’s program will be presented by chapter members on their ‘Secret’ Tech Tips. $3 admission charge. Lunch is available for $5 more. More information can be found at www.nawcc-ch190.com.
Sept. 18: 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.” Main Street Restaurant and Steakhouse, 3159 E. Main St. Those wishing to eat should arrive at 6 p.m. Non-members are welcome. For information, contact Sharon Hillbrant 479-6738, or zetachi.webstarts.com.
Sept. 19: The Ventura Retired Men’s Group will be having their meeting at the Elks lodge in Ventura. Enjoy a healthy lunch ($15), a speaker from the Port of Hueneme, raffles, and a couple of pleasant social hours. Call Steve at 642-1359 for details.
Sept. 21: East Ventura Community Council will have a representative of the Ventura Police Department update the Council on crime and safety in the area. The Council represents those who live east of Victoria Avenue. Books in good condition are always accepted by San Buenaventura Friends of the Library. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. at the First Assembly of God Church, 346 N. Kimball Road.
Sept. 21,29,30: Chabad Services for both days Rosh Hashanah will be held at the Wyndham Garden Pierpont Inn, 550 Sanjon Rd in the Camulos Room. The program is directed in English with Hebrew / English texts. Suggested donations for High Holiday seat reservations are at www.ChabadVentura.com. No one will be turned away. September 21 there will be a community Tashlich ceremony & Shofar blowing at 6 p.m. at Ventura beach, directly across from the hotel.
For more information www.ChabadVentura.com or 895.658.7441.
Sept. 23: Faith Calvary Chapel presents a free Christian music event featuring Paula Kee, David Glass, Michael Patrick Blues and Joe Tourist. 6 p.m. at 405 Jordan Ave. Refreshments will be available.
Sept. 23: The 3rd annual Lucky Duck Race and Plucktacular event benefitting Special Olympics Ventura County will take place at the Lazy River at the Lake Casitas Water Adventure at 10 a.m. to noon. Nearly 3,000 numbered rubber ducks adopted by the public will be tossed into the Lazy River. To adopt a duck and for more information contact Peggi Preston, SOVC Regional Director Ventura County Chapter at 650-7717 Email Ppreston@sosc.org. Tickets are available at www.socc.org/ventura.
Sept. 28: Portuguese Fraternal Society of America. The local chapter of PFSA (Council #128) will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday. This meeting is open to any person of Portuguese descent, or interested in the Portuguese culture. Located at Main Street Restaurant and Steakhouse, 3159 East Main St. 11:30 a.m. for a 12 p.m., no host luncheon / meeting. For more information and reservation, please call Cora Corella at 483-4168.