Vol. 14, No. 14 – April 7 – April 20, 2021 – Community Events

April 8: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mothers Day weekend plant sale at the Dudley House Museum Bromeliads, orchids, succulents, tillandsias, rhipsalis, garden art and cultural instructions. Vendors welcome (plants only), please call Charlie at 805 746 4317. The museum is located at the corner of Loma Vista and Ashwood streets (197 N. Ashwood). Covid protocols observed.

April 13: Causes and Treatment for Enlarged Prostate Explored at a Free Online CMHS Seminar

Some of the most common urological health issues in men include increased urinary frequency and benign prostatic hyperplasia, or an enlarged prostate gland. In the United States, half of all men have an enlarged prostate by age 60. If you have a frequent need to urinate both day and night, you may have an enlarged prostate.

Join Dr. Marc A. Beaghler from San Buenaventura Urology group for a free webinar on causes, symptoms, screening, diagnosis, and the latest treatments for an enlarged prostate. Among the treatment options he will discuss is the UroLift® System, a minimally invasive procedure that may help relieve symptoms.

Dr. Beaghler specializes in urology and is Community Memorial Hospital’s Medical Director of Robotic Surgery, as well as a former chief of staff and chief of surgery. He earned his medical degree from the Creighton University School of Medicine and completed a residency at Loma Linda University School of Medicine.

This free virtual event takes place on Zoom at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 13. To register, visit www.cmhshealth.org/RSVP.

April 28: The Ventura College Area Community Council will be holding a Zoom meeting on Wednesday, at 7pm. Council meetings include speakers and discussion on topics of neighborhood and community interest, including public safety and economic development. CACC represents citizens in Council District 3, neighborhoods between Dunning/Lemon Grove and Hill Road, north of Hwy. 126. Visit the College Area Community Council website @ http://collegeareacouncil.com/wp/ to be added to the mailing list and to access a link to the Zoom meeting.”

April 9: The Ventura College Theatre Arts Department will present five plays over the next two months. The all-virtual season is a blend of recorded and live-streamed productions featuring a diverse slate of plays that has something for everyone.

The Theatre Department launches its spring season with SHEL-SHOCKED, An Evening of Plays by Shel Silverstein, which have been fully directed, acted and designed by VC Theatre Arts students. SHEL-SHOCKED will stream all day on both April 9 & 10.

On April 16, VC will present an encore streaming performance of Jessica Dickey’s moving play, THE AMISH PROJECT, a work about a rural Amish town finding acceptance and learning to move forward after a shocking act of violence nearly shatters their community.

DEVIL BOYS FROM BEYOND a hilarious, high camp southern-fried comedy will stream on both April 16 & 17.

The Staged Reading Series will conclude with a live-stream of ADA AND THE ENGINE on April 30 and May 1 at 7:30pm.

VC ends the theatre season with EVERYMAN (streaming May 7, 8, & 9), a re-imagined and modernized tale of one of the fifteenth century’s greatest myths.

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