Events by Ana Baker
May 8: 11am-3 pm Murals & Roses -Olivas Adobe 4200 Olivas Park Drive-Ventura.
Join us on Mother’s Day for a stroll through the rose garden and historic grounds of the Olivas Adobe where the famous Margarite Hardeman mural paintings will be on display. Free corsages for visiting mothers, tours of the rancho home, gift shop, art exhibit by artists Laura J Jespersen & Lisa Mahony in the small adobe and new this year displays of women’s fashion through the ages. wwwcityofventura.ca.gov/OlivasAdobe.
May 9: Free Dance Lesson 6:30 p.m. Dance Poinsettia Pavillon,3451 Foothill Rd. 7p.m $10, refreshments, Tropic Star Ban.
May 10: Ventura County Writers Club invites aspiring writers to join their bi-annual “Join a Writing Workshop Group” meeting at 1605 Burnley St. in Camarillo at 7 p.m.
“Anyone interested in writing needs to learn the power of a writing workshop,” says VCWC Vice President Pat Caloia. VCWC is a non-profit volunteer society driven by writers for writers. All club activities are intended to expand writers’ creativity and business skills.
For more information, please call Pat Caloia at 805-643-8959.
May 21-27: National Safe Boating Week is an excellent time to refresh on safe and responsible boating and ensure you have all safety measures before heading out. On Saturday, boaters and their families are invited to attend the Safe Boating Open House at U.S. Coast Guard Station Channel Islands. Local organizations and public safety agencies will be onsite to provide information on the latest boating safety.
You can also visit the website HTTPS://www.safeboating.us which includes safety and demonstration videos, including how to use life jackets, fire extinguishers, flares, and more.
The Safe Boating Open House at U.S. Coast Guard Station Channel Islands will take place Saturday from 10-2 p.m. at 4201 S. Victoria Ave. in Oxnard.
May 25: The College Area Community Council in Ventura 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. CACC represents citizens in the area bounded by Mills Road on the west, Hill Road on the east, city limits in the hillsides on the north, and the 126 Freeway on the south. Visit the College Area Community Council website @ https://caccventura.com to learn more, add to the mailing list, and access a link to the Zoom meeting.”
May 28: Saturday, the Ventura County Handweavers and Spinners Guild will hold a hybrid in-person / zoom meeting at the Studio Channel Islands Art Center (SCIART) – 2222 Ventura Blvd., Old Town Camarillo, from 9 – Noon. General Meeting will be from 9 – 10:30 a.m. in the Community Room, and the Program will be from 10:30 – Noon. For more information on Programs and Workshops, please visit www.vchsg.org.