Vol. 9, No. 26 – September 28 – October 11, 2016 – Events

Events by Ana Baker

Retired Men(and semi-retired or on the brink). If your significant other says you’re getting under foot around the house, we’d welcome you for a few informal hours twice a month on a Tuesday at the Ventura Retired Men’s Group. Enjoy your choice at the bar, exchange thoughts with a friend, new or old, have a healthy lunch and hear a presentation of interest, information and/or education. Call Steve Carroll at 642-1359 for when and where.

Music Speaks on all Sundays at 4 p m. in October is a play plus Q & A.

Each week brings a musician of note who will share their music and anecdotes from their professional careers in an intimate conversational setting at the NAMBA Performing Arts Space. 47 S. Oak St. For more info call 628-9250.

Tickets at http:/www.musicspeaks2016.brownpapertickets.com or at the door $20.


Sept. 28: “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 Council, meets in the Wright Event Center at 57 Day Rd. on the Ventura College campus.  Free parking is available adjacent to the Event Center.”

Sept. 30: A filled to the brim showcase of 24,000 handmade creations, the 27th Annual Ventura Harvest Festival® Original Art & Craft show gets underway Sept. 30 to Oct. 2 at the Ventura County Fairgrounds. Seaside Park at the beach becomes a hub of activities with shopping, live entertainment, contests, strolling entertainers, and a Kidzone with a pumpkin patch.

It’s the west coast’s largest indoor arts & crafts showcase that never disappoints.

Food Share will be on hand to offer $2 admission discounts to patrons who bring canned goods for donation. The Boys & Girls Club of Ventura also benefits from sales of shopping bags as they greet guests. Info and tickets are available at www.harvestfestival.com or call 925- 392-7300. Adults: $9, Seniors (62+) $7, Military: (Active/Retired/Veteran) $7, Youths (13-17) $4,

Kids 12 and under are free.

Oct.1: an Autumn Evensong on Saturday at 5 p.m.  Program features David Singer, clarinet and Nick Akdag, bassoon along with Helen Farson performing Glinka’s impassioned Trio Pathetique in d minor and  Dvorak’s timeless Largo from the New World Symphony.  Ventura Seventh-day Adventist Church, 6300 Telephone Dr. No admission charge.  Call 641.9646 for more information.

Oct. 2: Ventura CROP 5km and 10km Walk to support hunger-fighting agencies. Walk Begins at 2 p.m. on Sunday. Check-in from 1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 1338 E. Santa Clara Street. 658-7446 or [email protected]

Oct.2: The Chabad Jewish Center of Ventura will host High Holiday Services for both Rosh Hashanah, Oct 2, 3 and 4 and Yom Kippur, October 11 & 12 at the Pierpont Inn, Chabad & the Pierpont Inn are also offering a full Holiday “Retreat”   in conjunction with the services.

Rabbi Yakov Latowicz, will lead the services accompanied by a guest Cantor Rabbi Mendy Lubin. Services are conducted in Hebrew and English with bilingual prayer books. The cost for each dinner is $45 for adults and $30 for children (under Bar/Bat Mitzvah).

For more info and please call 658-7441 or visit www.ChabadVentura.com.

Oct. 2: The 1892 Dudley Historic House Museum will be open for docent-led tours from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.  As a special treat, local celebrity author and ghost hunter Richard Senate will be on hand to lead tours and sign books. 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.

Oct. 2 , 8: The Murphy Auto Museum in Oxnard is gearing up for two spectacular events in October to round out the remaining months of 2016. First up, on October 2, is the opening of its newest exhibit, Station Wagons and Pickups, along with a public car show hosted the same day.

Next, a fundraiser and car rally on Oct. 8 to honor late Ventura resident Jerry Magnuson, founder of worldwide famous Magnuson Superchargers. A portion of proceeds will be donated to the local chapter of the American Cancer Society.

Oct.3&17: The Ventura County Philatelic Society will meet for stamp trading and camaraderie.

Located at the Church of the Foothills, 6279 Foothill Road from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Admission and parking are free. Contact: [email protected] or 320-1601

Oct. 5: The Beach Cities Neighbors and Newcomers Club, (BCNN ) is a group of active women of all ages who live in Ventura, Oxnard, or Port Hueneme and enjoy activities such as hiking, bridge, dining, etc. From 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. held at the Ventura Museum Pavilion. No charge for meeting and no reservation is required.

Speaker Dr. Donald Decker for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

“Breast Density & Tomosynthesis”. Please visit our Website at: bcnnwomensclub.org or  call 988-0795.

Oct. 5: Author and Ventura native Bill Lascher will present a talk on his new nonfiction book, Eve of a Hundred Midnights, at the inaugural Engage & Enlighten event, a community event series sponsored by the law firm Ferguson Case Orr Paterson (FCOP). The presentation is from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at FCOP’s office at 1050 S. Kimball Road.

The event is open to the public; however reservations are required. RSVP to [email protected] or call  659-6800.

Oct. 8: Creating stationery in Word and Changes in the Ventura County Star Photos will be topics for the Ventura Beginners PC Users Group on Saturday from 9:15 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the 3rd floor lounge of Cypress Place Independent Living, 1220 Cypress Point Lane.  All beginning and intermediate computer users are welcome to attend. For further information, call 648-1368.

Oct.12: The Ventura County Camera Club will hold a critique meeting on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Poinsettia Pavilion, 3451 Foothill Rd. A professional photographer from the area will critique member’s prints and digital images. Each month a special topic is chosen which features some interesting aspect of photography. This month’s topic is “Black & White”. Anyone with an interest in photography is welcome and admission is free. Only members may submit images for critique. See the club’s web site for more information about the club and examples of member’s work or call 908-5663.  WWW.VenturaCountyCameraClub.com

Oct.14: The General George S. Patton, Jr. Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution October luncheon meeting will feature the program “Thomas Jefferson Miscellaneous “, presented by Past California Society SAR President Steve Hurst.  Begins at 11:30 a.m., Friday, in the Garden Room, Marie Callender’s Restaurant lunch is $20 per person.  For additional information please call Bill Bays 650-3036 or Robert Taylor 216-7992.  For information regarding SAR membership and chapter please visit http://pattonpatriots.org.

Oct. 16: The Ventura Sports and Race Car Club is pleased to present, The Ninth Annual Ventura Motor Sports Gathering.  This year will feature Italian cars on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  held on the main lawn at the Ventura Harbor Village.  It will also feature classic wooden boats.  Cost for entry is $50.00.  The event is free to the public.  For further information call Don Greene 794-5438 or Bill Erickson 890-1461.


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