Vol. 15, No. 23 – Aug 10 – Aug 23, 2022 – Community Events

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.

Wanna Play Bridge?  Join us for ACBL sanctioned duplicate bridge games every Tues., Wed., and Thurs. at 12:30.  All levels of play and we will guarantee to have a partner for you if you need one.  Lessons are available. Contact:  Richard 805-850-8011 or Rose 805-659-9223 or [email protected].   All Welcome.

August 18: At the next virtual meeting of the East Ventura Community Council on Thursday,  at 7:00 p.m., participants will hear from Ventura’s new City Clerk, Michael MacDonald.

Also on the agenda will be Dr. Roger Rice, retiring Ventura Unified School District Superintendent, who will talk about Measure E, the school bond measure on the fall ballot.

Area crime statistics will be shared by Commander Weeks of the Ventura Police Department. Other topics may be added to the agenda, so be sure to check the group’s Facebook page for additions.

The Council represents those who live east of Victoria Avenue, and the public is encouraged to attend and participate.

The meeting will be held online via the Zoom application at 7:00 pm, link below. The Zoom link can also be accessed at the website, www.eastventura.org.

Join Zoom Meeting:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85233875284?pwd=QVhyOEs5azJ0UGZKSDVvWGFjSkJYdz09Meeting ID: 852 3387 5284.Passcode: 293398

By phone:+1 669 900 6833 

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].

August 20 & 21: Welcome to the 41st annual Wings Over Camarillo presented by Oxnard Auto Center at the Camarillo Airport. Wings Over Camarillo is back and better than ever! The2022 theme is “Women in Aviation” – celebrating the incredible accomplishments that women have made in the history of aviation.

Buy your tickets in advance and save. No cash will be accepted at the gate.

The General Viewing area is located on the East Ramp. You can bring blankets and/or chairs. We highly recommend hats and sunscreen as it may get hot.

Dogs and pets are not permitted on the airshow grounds – there will be no exceptions.

Gates open at 9 am. Arrive early to avoid traffic and to see everything. The airshow performances begin at 12:00pm.

August 21: The Ventura and Santa Barbara County chapter of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors (NAWCC) will meet Sunday, August 21st in the Campus Student Center of Ventura College, 4667 Telegraph Road.

The regular meeting starts at 11:00. There will be a mart where items will be for sale followed by lunch. An informational meeting and a presentation on a topic on clocks or watches will start at 1:00 pm.

Anyone interested in watches and clocks, (modern & antique) is invited to visit and join our chapter.

Monthly meetings are held on the 3rd Sunday of each month at the Ventura College location. More information about chapter 190 can be found at www.nawcc-ch190.com.

August 27: The City of Port Hueneme in partnership with the nonprofit REACH is hosting the Hueneme Beach Festival, Saturday and Sunday, August 27 and 28 from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Admission is free.

The festival features live music on two stages, fair-style carnival rides and games, local vendor booths, arts and crafts, and a variety of food and drink. Carnival rides will feature kiddie, family and teen/adult options.

Proceeds from the festival will go toward helping REACH continue to provide financial support to recreational, cultural and educational activities in Port Hueneme.

The Hueneme Beach Festival takes place at Hueneme Beach Park (E. Surfside Dr. in Port Hueneme). Parking is $10. For more information about the festival, activities and the live band line-up, visit huenemebeachfestival.org.

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