Vol. 14, No. 24 – Aug 25 – Sept 7, 2021 – Community Events

Events by Ana Baker

Aug 25: The Ventura College Area Community Council will be holding a Zoom meeting on Wednesday, at 7 p.m. The August 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.”

Aug 27: Richard Senate’s Ghost Talk & Tours Return 7-9 pm. Located at the Bank of Books 748 E. Main St. 805-643-3154. Discover the ghosts of Old Ventura that lurk in saloons and re-enact tragic events from the days when this place was a wild cow town. You will never see Main Street the same after this tour of haunting stories and mysterious happenings.
Fee: $10/person. Advance reservations recommended.

Aug 28: The Jewish New Year, 5782, a time for reflection and recommitment is approaching. Congregation Am HaYam invites all to join with them in observances. S’lichot Services will take place via Zoom on Saturday, with a study session at 7:30 p.m., services at 8:15 p.m., and a second study session following. To receive the link, please call 805-469-0268.

Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur services will be both in-person and through YouTube. Services on the first and second days begin at 9:00 am both Tuesday, September 7 and Wednesday, September 8.

Kol Nidre begins on Wednesday, September 15 at 6:30 p.m. Yom Kippur services on Thursday, September 16 begins at 9 a.m. Fran Lande will lead a Study Session at 4:15 p.m., followed by Minchah (Afternoon) services at 5:15 and Ne’ilah (Concluding Services and Shofar Blasts) at 6:15. Please call 805-469-0268 to receive the link. CAH is located at 4839 Market Street, Unit C (rear). Ample free parking is available. Please call 805-644-2899 for ticket or other information or see our website at www.amhayam.com.

Aug 29: NAMBA Performing Arts Space, Inc. presents a new play “Breaking the Code” by local playwright Claudia Hoag McGarry. One day only, Sunday at 3 p.m. at NAMBA Performing Arts Space 47 S Oak St. in Historic Downtown Ventura. Tickets are $20 and are available on www.NambaArts.com. Starring Shelly Best, Gul Saeed, Heather Terbell, Claire Waterhouse, Shari Howard, Marlene Matosian. Music by Ashley Jones and Paul McGarry. Directed by Jordana Lawrence.

Sept. 4&5: Happenings at the Dudley Museum
Richard Senate, long known as Ventura County’s “Ghost Hunter” and other docents will lead tours of the 1892 Dudley Historic House Museum on Sunday September 5th from 1 to 4 p.m. Senate will be signing his books including the booklet, “Are There Ghosts at the Dudley House?” for sale in the gift shop. Tour group size will be limited. Admission is free. For information please call (805) 642-3345 or visit the website at dudleyhouse.org.

Sept. 4: The monthly plant sale continues at the Dudley House from 8 to 2 p.m. Bromeliads, orchids, succulents, tillandsias, rhipsalis, garden art and more. 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).

Sept. 4: The Sespe Flyfishers of Ventura will again be conducting “First Saturday” introductory class on Fly Fishing and Casting the Fly Rod. There is no charge, and all are welcome. Whether you are an experienced fly fisher or a complete novice we want to help you learn and enjoy this great sport. If you don’t yet have a fly rod, don’t worry, just come, and use one of ours. Chumash Park, Petit and Waco, 9 to 11a.m. For every one’s safety we ask all those attending to please comply with any current recommendations by the Ventura County Health Department.
For more information: Bob Smith (805) 647-3522 www.sespeflyfishers.org

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