Events by Ana Baker
August 15: CCJC presents, “The Phoenyx Big-Band,” Sunday from 1-4 p.m. at the House of Dance, 3007 Bunsen Ave. Suite E. Swing/Pop/Blues/Dixie Jazz and continuous entertainment, great dance floor and free parking. Donations $10 Members and $15 Non-Members. Qualified musicians welcome for Open Jam Session before featured band. Join us the 3rd Sunday of the month. www. ChannelCitiesJazzClub.com
August 19: The East Ventura Community Council, former County Supervisor Kathy Long will talk about the “Rising from the Ashes Home Tour” benefitting the Ventura County Library Foundation, to take place in the Fall. The Council will have the opportunity to weigh in once again on the city of Ventura’s General Plan revision. They will also hear from the Ventura Tree Alliance, a newly formed non-profit dedicated to making Ventura a more beautiful and greener place to live. Area crime statistics will be shared by Commander Weeks of the Ventura Police Department. The committee revising the group’s By-Laws will present a brief report. Other topics may be added to the agenda, so be sure to check the group’s Facebook page for updates. The Council represents those who live east of Victoria Avenue, and the public is encouraged to attend and participate. The meeting will be held on Thursday, at 7p.m. online via the Zoom application. Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89105016185?pwd=S1JyZFozZ1owZUxqWnh0KzhQWUN3QT09
August 21, Saturday, 1-4 pm. The Ventura County Genealogical Society
presents two Free Family History Presentations Online with Zoom
1:00 p.m. Presenter: Judy Janes
“Discover Family History in Online Newspapers”
Newspapers offer a broad range of information about our families. Digital newspaper collections have\ proliferated in recent years, and are searchable by name, keyword, or
date. Learn how to use this powerful new tool to uncover
fascinating stories about your families.
Presenter: Debra Dudek “Discovering your UK/Irish Roots Online” Websites and Resources for English, Welsh, Irish and Scottish Ancestry There is no such thing as “one-stop genealogy shopping”! This program will lead you through the resources and search techniques.
All our monthly lectures and workshops are free to our members and the public. Non-members should request a Zoom invitation here
Visit our website at https://venturacogensoc.org/
August 25: The Ventura College Area Community Council will be holding a Zoom meeting on Wednesday at 7p.m. An invitation and link to the meeting will be sent to everyone on the CACC mailing list. Community Council meetings include speakers and discussion on topics of neighborhood and community interest, including public safety and economic development. The meeting will focus on historic buildings and the preservation of community character through architecture. CACC represents citizens in Council District 3, currently neighborhoods north of Hwy. 126 between Dunning/Lemon Grove/Agnus on the west and Hill Road on the east. Visit the College Area Community Council website @ https://caccventura.com to learn more, to be added to the mailing list and to access a link to the Zoom meeting.