Events by Ana Baker
Oct. 21: The East Ventura Community Council virtual zoom meeting on Thursday, at 7p.m. participants will hear about the city’s new Active Transportation Plan. Kevin Clerici, Executive Director of Downtown Ventura Partners, will speak about the Downtown Moves program.
For more information, contact EVCC Chairperson, Deborah Meyer-Morris at [email protected].
Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 899 1074 7358
Passcode: 646353Dial in: 669 900 6833
You will first need to download the Zoom app on your computer or smart phone. You do not need an account. The meeting will be recorded and can be viewed at www.eastventura.org.
Oct. 23: Ventura County Philatelic Society is sponsoring the 31st Youth Stamp Fair Saturday, from 10 – 3 p.m. at the Dudley House Museum, 197 N. Ashwood Ave. Everyone is welcome, the young at heart, those who inherited a collection and those who ran across their own old collections. October is “Stamp Collecting Month.” There will be a Youth Stamp Fair Station with a very special Post Office Cancellation “Honoring Frontline First Responders.”
For further information call Sheri at 667-8042 or visit the
Oct. 24: Olivas Victorian Halloween 11am-3 pm Free
Join the Olivas Adobe Historical Interpreters as they take you on a tour of the rancho home . Each room reveals a bit of Victorian Halloween history and mystery. Face painting, music and outdoor gift shop for some Halloween treasures.
Don’t forget your masks as the tours will be inside the historic home. For more information call 805-658-4728.
Oct. 27: 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. Mental health and homelessness issues will be discussed and a representative from the city will also explain the goals of the Ventura Active Transportation Plan. Visit the College Area Community Council website @ caccVentura.com to learn more, to be added to the mailing list and to access a link to the Zoom meeting.
Nov. 6: The “Sespe Flyfishers of Ventura” will be conducting our “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. Please join us at Chumash Park, Petit and Waco, 9 – 11a.m. in East Ventura, off Telephone Rd. For more information: Bob Smith 647-3522, www.sespeflyfishers.org
Nov.6: The Ventura Friends of the Library will hold a Bag O’ Books Sale at E.P. Foster Library from 10-3p.m. Located in front of the library on Main Street and held in the Topping Room. You can take home a bag (paper grocery sized bag) of books for $4 or purchase 3 books for $1. Friends of the Library members will receive a discount of $1.00 per bag at check-out. All proceeds benefit Ventura’s libraries.
Nov. 6: Renowned Brazilian vocalist/guitarist Téka sings with a sensual lyricism and a rich and velvety tone will appear at Namba in downtown. Her guitar playing is equally enchanting as she offers swinging grooves from her extensive repertoire. Joining Téka will be saxophonist/flutist/percussionist Robert Kyle. Robert has played with a long list of the biggest names in Jazz and contemporary music and has a lifelong love affair with the music of Brazil. Rounding out the trio is the skillful and talented jazz pianist Alyse Korn.”
Nov.7: Open house tours of the 1892 Dudley Historic House Museum with “COVID protocols” will take place on Sunday, from 1 – 4 p.m. Tour group size will be limited. Admission is free. The museum is located at 197 N. Ashwood the corner of Loma Vista and Ashwood Street. For information, please call 642-3345 or visit the website at dudleyhouse.org.
Nov. 12: Richard Senate’s Ghost Talk & Tour 7-9 p.m. held at the Bank of Books 748 E. Main St. Talks of the Haunted Saloons and Eateries of Downtown Ventura. Some of the downtown buildings date back to the 19th Century and have some eerie ghost stories. Some date back to gangster times when Ventura was a hub of smuggled, illegal alcohol. Relive the days of Bootleg Booze and jazz music in old Ventura. Fee: $10 per person. Limited to 30 people. Make your reservation now. 643-3154