Vol. 15, No. 19 – June 15 – June 28, 2022 – Community Events

Events by Ana Baker

The historic Olivas Adobe is now open to the public.  Sundays 11-3 p.m. for rancho home and grounds tours, bring a picnic and enjoy the rose garden. While you are on site be sure to step into the small adobe to view the Flora & local landscapes exhibit by artists Laura J Jespersen and Lisa Mahony.   The Olivas Adobe Historical Interpreters gift shop is open and full of eclectic options to purchase for all ages. Interested in volunteering?  Join us on Sunday July 10 at 1 p.m. for a volunteer open house. For more information about the adobe or the volunteer opportunities www.cityofventura.ca.gov/OlivasAdobe

June 16: The East Ventura Community Council virtual meeting on Thursday at 7 p.m., Gina Dorrington, Ventura Water’s new General Manager, will speak about the crucially important subject of water supply. Rob Davidson, Ventura County’s Assistant Sheriff of Detention Services, will talk about the new mental health jail ward and services and facilities redesigned for mentally ill-disabled detainees. Commander Weeks of the Ventura Police Department will share the Area Crime statistics. The Zoom link is also accessible at the website, www.eastventura.org. Meeting ID: 823 8169 5027, Passcode: 287431, Join by phone: +1 669 900 6833

June 18: The Museum of Ventura County welcomes guests to a free opening reception from 3 – 5 p.m. at its Main Street campus. The Museum will debut of three new exhibitions: All That Glitters Is Not Gold, Chromatic: The Museum in Six Colors and, Always Keep Creating, the Resiliency of Carol Rosenak. Early arrivals are invited to enjoy a Bee’s Knees, Prohibition-era cocktail provided by Ventura Spirits (while supplies last). The Museum’s transformation leads visitors on a historical journey, from the 1920s as lived by residents of Ventura County, through 100 years of collected County artifacts.

June 21: On Tuesday, 6:00 to 7:30pm, Ventura Land Trust will host a summer solstice drum circle at Harmon Canyon Preserve as a fundraiser to benefit the Harmon Canyon Campaign. The drum circle, facilitated by John Lacques of Ventura-based company Drumtime, will encourage guests to connect with nature and honor their relationship to the seasons. The solstice marks the astronomical start of summer in the northern hemisphere, and the longest day of the year.

Funds raised from drum circle ticket purchases will benefit the campaign. Members of the public are invited to donate to the Harmon Canyon Campaign for the benefit of the preserve, its wild inhabitants, and all people who need and enjoy open spaces (www.venturalandtrust.org/harmoncanyoncampaign).
Guests can purchase a ticket to the drum circle that includes a reservation for a drum provided by Drumtime for $50; “bring your own drum” tickets are available for $25. Tickets can be purchased at www.venturalandtrust.org/drumcircle.

June 22: The College Area Community Council will hold a meeting on Zoom on Wednesday at 7 pm. Council meetings include speakers and discussion on topics of neighborhood and community interest, including public safety and economic development. An invitation and link to the meeting will be sent to everyone on the CACC mailing list. Visit the College Area Community Council website @ caccVentura.com to learn more, added to the mailing list or to access a link to the Zoom meeting.

June 24, 25, 26: Ventura County 43rd Annual Greek Festival will be held at the Camarillo Airport Freedom Park 501 Eubanks. Friday, June 24th Opening Ceremony begins at 4:30 p.m. until midnight, Saturday, 25th from 11a.m.-Midnight, and Sunday 26th from 11-7p.m. Church Services at 10 am at Festival. Admission: $5 (Free with $5 Drawing Ticket Purchase) Free for Kids 12 and under and Active-Duty Military VCGreekFestival.org

July 3: Open house tours of the 1892 Dudley Historic House Museum will take place on Sunday from 1- 4 p.m. Admission is free. The museum is located at the corner of Loma Vista and Ashwood streets (197 N. Ashwood). For information, please call (805) 642-3345 or visit the website at dudleyhouse.org.

July 23: Channel Islands PC User Group (CIPCUG) event is held on Saturday,
online and in person at our temporary location Ventura County
Computers 2175 Goodyear Avenue, Unit 117. Due to limited space in person,
attendance is reserved for members. Discussion, tutorial, and Q&A sessions is centered on computers, email, the Internet, and social media brokers such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Google, and Yahoo.  Events begin at 9:30 a.m.
Details for connecting to online events are emailed prior to the event. To receive connection instructions, please sign up on our website at
http://www.cipcug.org or call (805) 289-3960

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