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.
DBSA Ventura, the local chapter of the Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) hosts two regular, confidential, peer-led, self-help support groups in the County. Tuesday from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Bible Fellowship Church at 6950 Ralston Street in Room 301 of Building 300. Email DBSA_Ventura@yahoo.com, visit facebook.com/DBSA.Ventura or call 253-3289 for more information. 1p.m. to 3p.m. at the New Visions Center on the first and third Saturdays of the month. At 1065 E. Main. Email DBSA_Ventura@yahoo.com, visit facebook.com/DBSA.Ventura or 746-3106 for more information.
July 20,21: Community Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Gift Shop is having a fun sale from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Look for all the jewelry items, accessories and eclectic items located in CMH front Lobby 147 North Brent St. While shopping, consider filling out an application to become a volunteer. There are many Auxiliary services look for volunteers. Weekdays (daytime and evening) and Saturday (daytime) opportunities.
July 21: East Ventura Community Council. A representative from the Ventura Police Department will present an update on crime and safety in the area. Darren Kettle of the Ventura County Transportation Commission will talk about the state of our transportation system and the mobility challenges the county faces. The council represents residents who live east of Victoria Avenue. Books in good condition are always accepted by San Buenaventura Friends of the Library, and are very much appreciated.
The meeting starts at 7 p.m. at the First Assembly of God Church, 346 N. Kimball Road. The public is encouraged to attend and participate. Ask questions! Voice concerns! Help our community keep improving! For more information call 804-7558.
July 27: An afternoon of jazz and Broadway at the Oxnard Public Library, 251 S. A Street at 1 p.m. featuring the singing of Vivien Mason accompanied by piano, bass and drums. You’ll enjoy the old beautiful melodies from composers such as George Gershwin and Richard Rogers and her special composition “At the Library”. Free admission.
August 1,15: The Ventura County Philatelic Society will have their Stamp trading and camaraderie. Admission and parking are free. Located at the Church of the Foothills, 6279 Foothill Road, from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Come for a great evening. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 805-320-1601
August 2: Mended Hearts of Ventura Group meets the first Tuesday each month at the
Community Memorial Hospital – 8th floor from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Come share if you have had heart surgery or stent implant. They have excellent speakers, leading Cardiologists, Nutritionists,
Dietitians, etc. from our area who give excellent information. Contact: Richard Hatcher 644-2733
August 7: 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.
August 12: The General George S. Patton, Jr. Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution August luncheon meeting will feature the program ” Colonial Pewter “, presented by Chapter member Eric Stassforth. Will take place at 11:30 am in the Garden Room, Marie Callender’s Restaurant. All SAR & DAR Compatriots, friends, and visitors are welcome to join us. The cost for lunch is $20. For additional information or for assistance in determining your possible Revolutionary War genealogical roots, please call Bill Bays 650-3036 or Robert Taylor 216-7992. For information regarding SAR membership and chapter activities, please visit http://pattonpatriots.org.