Vol. 15, No. 12 – Mar 9 – Mar 22, 2022 – Community Events

Events by Ana Baker

Cheers to 20 years. St. Bonaventure High School Class of 2000 reunion.
Saturday, June 4, at 6 pm. Contact Julia Wouk for further information at 619-888-7956.

The Ventura Investment Group has reconvened and is meeting in the rear room of Denny’s Restaurant at the corner of Telegraph and Ashwood each Monday at 10:30 a.m. All people interested in investment are welcome.

March 13: Olivas Adobe 4200 Olivas Park Drive Sunday from 11- 3 p.m. Spring Flora & Local Landscapes exhibit. Artists Lisa Mahony and Laura Jespersen explore spring flora and local landscapes in this new exhibit coming to the small Adobe. “Meet the Artists” reception from 1-3 p.m. with light refreshments. Any art purchased on opening day is eligible for 10% off the price. Plein-air artists are welcome! The historic Olivas home will be open for docent lead tours, and the alfresco gift shop will be available.
March 13: Do you like to garden? Plan events? Love music? Or dress up to bring history to life? Join us at the Olivas Adobe Historical Park on Sunday at 1 p.m. to learn about all our volunteer opportunities.
March 17: You are invited to a St. Patrick’s Day happy hour from 4- 6 p.m. at the Regency Palms Senior Living at 1020 Bismark way in Oxnard. We will be serving appetizers and refreshments and be raffling a basket, and having goodie bags for each guest RSVP to 805-406-6626.

March 17: In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, Ojai author and native plant guide Lanny Kaufer will lead a Green Full Moon Sunset Nature Hike on Thursday evening, from 5:30 – 7:45 p.m. Returning to the trailhead between 7:45 – 8 p.m. The cost for the hike is $35/person. Senior, student, and child discounts are available by request. HerbWalks.com, by emailing [email protected], or by calling 805-646-6281.
March 17: At the next virtual meeting of the East Ventura Community Council on Thursday, City of Ventura Civil Engineer Cody Stults will present an update on the city’s street paving program. Arepresentative from County Supervisor Matt LaVere’s office will report on the newly formed Saticoy Municipal Advisory Committee. Area crime statistics will be shared by Commander Weeks. Other topics may be added to the agenda, so be sure to check the group’s Facebook page for additions.
The meeting will be held online via the Zoom application at 7 p.m. The Zoom link can also be accessed at the website, www.eastventura.org. For those unable to attend the meeting in real-time, it can be accessed later at the website. For more information, contact EVCC Chairperson, John McNally, at [email protected].
March 19: “Being Richard Greene”, tenth in NAMBA’s Women’s Voices Series written and performed by Lynne Jassem at 7 p.m.; NAMBA Performing Arts Space, 47 S. Oak St. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at NambaArts.com.  Lynne will also teach a Mime workshop on March 17th at NAMBA.  Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at NambaArts.com

March 19: Dudley House Museum Saturday, 8 – 2 p.m. Plants and collectibles sale. Bromeliads, orchids, and succulents will be on sale along with a variety of collectibles. Vendors, please call Charlie at 805-746-4317 for details. The museum is located at the corner of Loma Vista and Ashwood streets (197 N. Ashwood). Free.

March 23: The Channel Islands Chapter of the Embroiderers’ Guild of America (CICEGA) will meet at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, at the United Methodist Church, 291 Anacapa Drive, Camarillo. This month we will be learning Kunihimo Braiding. For more information, e-mail [email protected] or visit our website at https://www.channelislandsega.org.

March 26: Author Book Signing Event – Hannah Nicole Duran “Written on Walls”
Sat. 1-3 pm, Bank of Books, 748 E. Main St.
Throughout Hannah’s path to find justice for herself and heal from trauma, she learns she must live to have her voice be heard. And by being heard, Hannah can begin to recover from anorexia, major depressive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, and anxiety disorder.

April 3: The Ventura County Concert Band will open its 56th season on Sunday, at 3 p.m. at Ventura High School. Plenty of street parking. Dr. Julie Judd is the conductor. The concert is free.

April 3: Open house tours of the 1892 Dudley Historic House Museum will take place on Sunday, from 1 to 4 p.m. along with a celebration of Ventura’s 156th birthday. Special exhibits in the Community Room will include an Historic Photo Timeline of Ventura consisting of 16 panels of photos from the past. Also on display will be a “Celebrate the Century” stamp exhibit including artifacts from each decade. Admission is free. Located at the corner of Loma Vista and Ashwood streets (197 N. Ashwood). For information please call (805) 642-3345 or dudleyhouse.org.

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