Events by Ana Baker
The Ventura Senior Men’s Group continues to meet for a social lunch and program at the Poinsettia Pavilion in Ventura on the first and third Tuesday each month. Men of all descriptions are always welcomed to stop in to sample our shenanigans. Bob Likins at 805-587-1233 or Rick Follenweider at 650-520-1098 can supply details.
April 9: Come blossom with the Turning Point Foundation. Our nursery will be in full bloom during our uplifting Spring Fling event from 10-2 p.m. Blossoming with health and wellness ideas, live music, delicious food, and stunning plants for sale that will all go to a beautiful cause. Our Spring Fling is open to the public of all ages. So, bring your kids, grandkids, neighbors, and friends for an inspirational day at Growing Works Nursery! 1736 S. Lewis, Camarillo. We’re excited to meet some new faces and celebrate our years of caring for homeless populations and veterans!
April 10: Will Olivia the great horned owl return to the Olivas Adobe this Spring?
We may never know for sure, but we can still celebrate her at this free family event.
Docent lead tours of the rancho home are available for a small fee, plus visit our gift shop and small adobe gallery for owl-themed paintings and trinkets to purchase. Sunday 11-3 p.m. Olivas Adobe, 4200 Olivas Park Drive
www.cityofventura.ca.gov/OlivasAdobe or call 805-658-4728 for additional information
April 12: Ventura County Writers Club is glad to announce that Alicia Doyle will be the speaker for the upcoming meeting. With more than two decades of experience, the award-winning journalist will bring her expertise to the industry and her vast knowledge of storytelling. The meeting is a free event open to anyone interested in writing. Located at 1605 Burnley St. in Camarillo at 7 p.m.
April 16: The Ventura County Genealogical Society presents a Free Family History Presentation Online with Zoom. Saturday, 1– 4 p.m., Sara Cochran
will discuss techniques for finding new clues in records we already have and look at several small case studies to see the value of taking the time to go backward in
order to go forwards. https://venturacogensoc.org/this-month/
April 21: Channel Islands Gulls Fundraising Luncheon
Join in the fun at our April luncheon and help raise funds for California Coastal Horse Rescue. CCHR rescues and re-homes horses and provides educational programs to school and community groups.
11:00 a.m. Social Hour; 12:00 noon Meeting and Lunch
The Greek, 1583 Spinnaker Drive, Ventura Harbor
Cost: $40 per person – Advance reservations and payment required: firstname.lastname@example.org or 805/263-7759
April 22: Join us for an in-person production of Hansel & Gretel on April 22 and 23 at the Ventura College Performing Arts Center. Experience this musical fairy tale with folk-music-inspired themes, including the famous “Evening Prayer” in Engelbert Humperdinck’s opera production. Free admission for children ten and under.
Friday, April 22 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 23 at 3:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Purchase Tickets in Advance: https://www.venturacollege.edu/performing-arts
April 27: The College Area Community Council will be holding a Zoom meeting on Wednesday at 7 p.m. An invitation and link to the meeting will be sent to everyone on the CACC mailing list. Council meetings include speakers and discussions on neighborhood and community interest topics, including public safety and economic development. Visit the College Area Community Council website @ https://caccventura.com to learn more, to be added to the mailing list, and access a link to the Zoom meeting