Vol. 13, No. 2 – Oct 23 – Nov 5, 2019 – Ojai News & Events

Nationally-recognized singer Vivien Mason will visit the Ojai Library at 1pm on Friday, October 25, to deliver a special musical performance. Mason will be accompanied by pianist Jimmy Calire. Mason is a versatile entertainer who has performed at clubs, concerts, festivals, and in film and television. She has toured across the country from San Francisco to New York.

Attorney H. Frederick Seigenfeld of Seige Law will visit the Ojai Library at 6pm on Wednesday, November 6, to present a talk centered around protecting your loved ones, yourself and your assets. The presentation will cover subjects such as advanced healthcare directives, wills and trusts, probate, and more. The talk will include a slide presentation, real life examples, and a Q&A session.

Dr. Sirena Pellarolo will visit the Ojai Library on Friday, November 8, at 12pm to deliver a presentation entitled “Re-Writing Old Stories: A Fun-Filled Playshop for Your Emotional Liberation.”

Do you have stories that play constantly in your mind and keep you frustrated and disempowered? Do you feel victimized by external circumstances and the people who “did it to you”? Are you feeling stuck and confused as to what to do with this pent-up energy?

These events are free and open to the public. For additional information, contact Ron Solórzano, Regional Librarian, at (805) 218-9146.

The Ojai Library is located at 111 East Ojai Ave. Hours of service are 10am to 8pm Monday through Thursday and 12pm to 5pm Friday through Sunday.

Join Ojai herbalist Lanny Kaufer and special guest author and forager Christopher Nyerges for an Acorn Processing Workshop in Ojai on Saturday, November 2, to learn all aspects of foraging, processing and preparing acorns. The workshop will begin with a morning plant walk on the Ventura River Preserve followed by an afternoon workshop under a Coast Live Oak tree at Euterpe Farms.

Christopher Nyerges He has written several thousand newspaper and magazine articles in such publications as the Los Angeles Times, Pasadena Star News, Pasadena Weekly, Whole Life Times, Countryside, Mother Earth News, Acres USA, American  Survival Guide, and others.

He currently serves as a consultant to the “Naked and Afraid” show on Discovery.  Nyerges’s web site is www.SchoolofSelf-Reliance.com.

Please note: This workshop will go on rain or shine with the exception of a heavy downpour in the morning and/or a 100% chance of heavy rain that day. No dogs or smoking, please.

The cost of the workshop including all materials is $75. To register, please visit HerbWalks.com or call 805-646-6281.  Registrants will receive a confirmation email with all necessary info prior to the event.

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