Vol. 14, No. 17 – May 19 – June 1, 2021 – Community Events

May 20: Ventura City Councilmember Lorrie Brown, Chairperson of the city’s General Plan revision process, will address the East Ventura Community Council, at its next virtual meeting, on Thursday, at 7:00 p.m.  She will speak about issues of concern in the General Plan for East Ventura, as well as citywide. A question and answer period will follow Ms. Brown’s presentation.

In addition, Meredith Hart, Director of the City of Ventura’s Homeless Services, will present an update on efforts to house the homeless, with a focus on the City’s new FAQ educational campaign.

Area crime statistics will be shared by Commander Weeks of the Ventura Police Department.

The Council represents those who live east of Victoria Avenue, and the public is encouraged to attend and participate.

The meeting will be held online at 7:00 p.m. via the Zoom application.

Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84788961123?pwd=QXhnazZHMkJPcWJCU2hNZGR1T3VTZz09

Meeting ID: 847 8896 1123

Passcode: 874800

You will first need to download the Zoom app on your computer or smart phone. You do not need an account.  If you miss the meeting, you can always view it later on the website, www.eastventura.org. For more information, contact EVCC Chairperson, Deborah Meyer-Morris at [email protected].

May 21-22: Ventura County high school students are invited to attend the Hackathon by the Sea, a two-day computer coding event presented by the Ventura County Office of Education with support from the U.S. Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Engineering & Expeditionary Warfare Center. Hacker Fund, which is a national nonprofit network of STEM mentors, is joining us again this year to deliver the event.


Participants will have the chance to “hack together” all types of creative projects which they will present as they compete for awards. This is an opportunity for students to team up with some of the brightest minds in Ventura County through a variety of workshops. This free event is open to students in grades 9-12 and will be held on Friday, May 21, and Saturday, May 22. All experience levels are welcome.

Registration is available at https://www.vcoe.org/hackathon. Please address any questions to [email protected] or [email protected].

May 26: The Ventura College Area Community Council will be holding a Zoom meeting on Wednesday, at 7pm.  An invitation and link to the meeting will be sent to everyone on the CACC mailing list.   Council meetings include speakers and discussion on topics of neighborhood and community interest, including public safety and economic development. At the May meeting, a representative of Ventura College will be discussing long-range plans for developing facilities at the college.  Also, Christy Weir, from the Ventura Tree Alliance, will explain how residents can get involved in “urban forestry.”  CACC represents citizens in Council District 3, neighborhoods between Dunning/Lemon Grove and Hill Road, north of Hwy. 126.  collegeareacouncil.com/map.  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.

June 4 – June 20: Channel Islands Choral Association presents “Into the Light”; A virtual choral experience celebrating Black composers in choral music.

Performances include CSU Channel Islands University Chorus and Pleasant Valley School District Chorus. Online Video on-demand streaming event will be available from June 4 through June 20. Tickets available at www.cicachoir.org

June 6: The 1892 Dudley Historic House Museum has resumed the first Sunday afternoon docent-led tours with covid protocols from 1 to 4 p.m. Group size is strictly limited. Admission is free. The museum is located at the corner of Loma Vista and Ashwood streets (197 N. Ashwood) in Ventura. For information please call (805) 642-3345 or visit the website at dudleyhouse.org.

June 6: Old-Time Country Bluegrass Gospel Music Assoc.

Sunday 2 :00-4:00 pm

Moorpark Community Center, 799 Moorpark Ave.

Live Music on stage. Jamming on the Patio. Free Admission. Free parking Open to Public. For more information call 805-517-1131 or visit Facebook: OTCBGMA

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