Vol. 16, No. 18 – May 31 – June 13, 2023 – 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. Lyle Hotzler at 805-341-9820

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.

June 3: Sespe Fly Fishers of Ventura will be conducting monthly “First Saturday” introductory Fly Rod Casting and Intro to Fly Fishing clinic. There is no charge and all are welcome.

Whether you are an experienced fly fisher or a complete novice we want to help you improve your casting and learn to enjoy this great sport. If you don’t yet have a fly rod, don’t worry, just come and use one of ours.
Chumash Park, Petit and Waco, 9:00 to 11:00 am, in East Ventura, off Telephone Rd.
For more information:
Casting Program Coordinator Thomas Hall
[email protected]
(805) 377-5249

June 10: World Ocean Day Ventura
Saturday, 11 am – 5 pm. Harbor Cove Beach, Ventura. Make marine memories at a free, family-friendly beach event! World Ocean Day Ventura will be held at the Ventura Harbor during the Ventura Outrigger Challenge.

The day-long event will feature live music, games, ocean-oriented non-profits, and an incredible view of the Challenge’s exciting canoe races. Our partner event, the Ventura Outrigger Challenge, will also have food, a beer garden, and vendors’ booths to explore.

June 11: Olivas Adobe 11am- 3 pm free.
Weddings then and now. Explore weddings past and present.
Historian, Glenda Jackson will be sharing some items from her vast collection of Victorian clothing as well as sharing etiquette from the past .
Her lectures are at 11:30 am or 1 pm and they are free.  In the Rancho home wedding dresses will be displayed along with a little history about the bride and why they chose the Olivas Adobe for their special occasion.
Our volunteer docent gift shop will be open as well as the small adobe housing a new art exhibit by local artist Bob Engel. www.cityofventura.ca.gov/OlivasAdobeEvents

June 11: Anyone interested in timepieces, both antique and modern, can join the Ventura County chapter of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors for a watch/clock marketplace, lunch, and a presentation on a horological topic.
Bring a watch or clock for a free evaluation. 11am,  Campus Student Center of Ventura College, 4667 Telegraph Road, Ventura. nawcc-ch190.com.

For Details contact:
Bob McClelland
Director, Public Information
(818) 225-8212
[email protected]

June 17: On Saturday the Ventura County Genealogical Society will present its monthly program online via Zoom, from 1:00 until 3:00 pm, featuring Curt Witcher, speaking on “Using Periodicals and PERSI (Periodical Source Index) to Take Your Research to the Next Level.” Participants will hear about the various types of genealogy and local history magazines and journals, and how PERSI can help one find articles to further their research.
Non-members may request a Zoom invitation at https://venturacogensoc.org/request-invitation-to-lecture/.

June 24: the VCGS DNA Special Interest Group meets at 10:30 am via Zoom, with the challenge “Ask Me Anything,” by Angie Bush from the National Genealogical Society, chair of its Genetic Genealogy committee. Contact the webmaster at [email protected] to request an invitation.
All VCGS workshops are free and open to members and the public.
For information about the society: https://www.venturacogensoc.org.

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