Vol. 16, No. 04 – Nov 16 – Nov 30, 2022 – Community Events

Events by Ana Baker

The Ventura Senior Men’s Group continues to meet for a social lunch and program at the Poinsettia Pavilion on the first and third Tuesday of each month. Men of all descriptions are always welcome to stop to sample our shenanigans. Lyle Hotzler at 805-341-9820 or Rick Follenweider at 650-520-1098 can supply details.

Do you want a Play Bridge? Join us for ACBL-sanctioned duplicate bridge gamesevery Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. At 12:30 p.m. 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.

Nov. 22, etc.: Livingston Memorial Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice’s free grief and bereavement program are committed to providing free bereavement services to the community in the open, accepting, confidential atmosphere. The groups provide support, connections, and validation that they are not alone. Good Grief Club, Tuesdays from 6 to 7 p.m. starting from November 22, 2022, through January 17, 2023 (RSVP required) Young Teen Groups, Thursdays from 6 to 7 p.m. beginning December 1, 2022, through January 19, 2023 (RSVP required). We’ve also added an in-person group for Survivors of a Suicide Loss beginning December 7. It meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. (Registration required). To register or for additional information on our wide range of grief and bereavement support, please contact Stacia Sickle, Director of the Grief Program, at (805) 389-6870 x452 or [email protected].

Nov. 25, 26, 27; Dec. 3 & 4; 10 & 11: Dudley House Holiday Boutique. The 28th annual fundraiser for the 1892 historic house museum is back. Come celebrate the spirit of holidays past, where you’ll find quality crafts, home décor, antiques and collectibles, a silent auction, and a bargain “basement.” New hours are 11 to 5 p.m. with a flea market added 8 to 4 p.m. outside on Sundays. Located at 197 N. Ashwood in Ventura. (805) 642-3345. Free.

Nov.26: Local rising star Olivia Willhite is playing an all ages show at Bombay’s from 5pm-7pm, to celebrate several important milestones. A big one is her runaway hit song Runaway Man, which is poised to surpass 6 million streams on Spotify that same week.

The singer-songwriter and musician will also be taking the opportunity at the show to thank her fans and the local surf community who have embraced her from when her career first began. She’ll also be releasing her first album in the spring–so bring your whole family–there’s a lot to celebrate!

Dec.1: A Christmas Carol previews on Thursday, December 1 at 7:30 pm, opens on Saturday, December 3 at 8 p.m., and runs through Sunday, December 18 at The New Vic, 33 W. Victoria Street in Santa Barbara. Performances are Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7:30 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., and Sundays at 2 p.m., with added performances on Sunday, December 4 at 7 p.m.; Tuesday, December 6 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, December 10 at 4 p.m.

Ticket prices range from $40 – $84. Single tickets are available through the ETC box office at (805) 965-5400 or online at etcsb.org. Prices are subject to change.

Dec.11: The Compassionate Friends of West Ventura County invites you to join us in remembering and honoring the bright shining stars we love and miss so much in the 2022 Worldwide Candle Lighting from 6-8 p.m. Remembering through photos and music, creating decorations for a memorial tree sharing food and conversation with others lighting a candle for your child. All are welcome to attend. Call for location information and to RSVP Laura (914) 610-8918

Dec.10: International Human Rights Day Open House Saturday 1 to 3 p.m. Join us for a day to commemorate the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a milestone document that proclaims the inalienable rights that everyone is entitled to. Guest speakers include Imam Muhammed Shoayb Mehtar, Religious and Interfaith Director of the Islamic Center of Conejo Valley, Venerable Thepo Tulku Rinpoche, Co-Founder of the Tibetan Association of Southern California, Buddhist Lama, Human Rights Activists. Church of Scientology of Ventura 2151 Alessandro Dr.

Dec.11: The First Annual Holiday Parade on Wheels takes place at Ventura Community Park (Telephone & Kimball Road) Saturday at 4 p.m. Decorated bikes, and any other wheeled zero-emission mobility, will parade on the Class 1 recreation path inside. The event benefits and is hosted by Bike VC. Proceeds from Holiday Parade on Wheels contribute to Bike VC operations and programs. Registration is limited to the first 250 entries. Parade Guidelines and required registration details are available at https://bikeventura.org/holiday-parade-on-wheels-2022/ or Evenbrite.com.

Dec. 11: Patchwork Show on California & Main 11 to 5 p.m. Patchwork Show featuring 60+ local makers, crafters, junior entrepreneurs, designers, and food artisans alongside crafting stations. Family and dog-friendly, a vibrant downtown street location surrounded by shops and restaurants, and Free to attend.

Dec.18: Channel Islands PC User Group (CIPCUG) will have a discussion, tutorial, and Q&A sessions centered around computers, email, and the Internet, social media brokers such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Google, and Yahoo. All CIPCUG events may be attended online. Due to limited space, live attendance is reserved for members. Saturday at 9:30 a.m. Location: Online and now live at Ventura County Computers 2175 Goodyear Avenue, Unit 117 Ventura. (805) 289-3960 To receive connection instructions, please sign up on our website at: <ahref=http://www.cipcug.org>cipcug club website</a>.

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