Vol. 17, No. 13 – Mar 20 – April 2, 2024 – Community Events

Events by Ana Baker

Wanna Play Bridge? Join us for ACBL-sanctioned duplicate bridge games every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 12:30 p.m. There are 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, Rose 805-659-9223, or [email protected]. All are Welcome.

The Ventura County Philatelic Society meets every first and third Monday of the month at the Church of the Foothills, Ventura. Meetings start at 7:30 p.m. For more information, visit https://venturacountyphilatelicsoc.org.

Monthly Beach Cleanup: This is the first Saturday of every month! Meet your neighbors and help keep our beach looking fresh. Hosted by Pierpont Beach Community Council in partnership with Surfrider. Meet up near the beach at the end of Seward. (1140 S Seward St) 8:30-10:30 a.m. Arrive any time during the timeframe. Fun for the whole family! Supplies provided BYO water.

Paws for Reading brings together young readers and affectionate canine listeners to help boost the confidence of beginning readers. Hill Road Library, Wednesdays, 3:30 – 5 p.m. and

E.P. Foster Library, Thursdays, 4 – 5:30 p.m. Join PAWS dogs for one-on-one reading sessions. Arrive at the library early to choose a book and get in line to read to a special pooch. Children of all ages are welcome.

March 21: The East Ventura Community Council (EVCC) will meet virtually at 7 p.m. Visit the EVCC website at https://eastventura.org/ for the Zoom meeting link. The agenda includes the East Ventura police report and a presentation from Korinne Bell, Ventura County Agricultural Commissioner. Ms. Bell will brief us on the agricultural issues facing East Ventura.

March 23: The office of Senator Monique Limon alongside Assemblymember Steve Bennett will host a free tax preparation event. Eligible community members are invited to receive free tax filing services, claim the earned income tax credit (if applicable), enjoy free tacos, and learn about community resources. Services are available in both English and Spanish.

9 – 1 p.m. CLU Oxnard Campus 2201 Outlet Center Dr. #600 Oxnard. Schedule an appointment by dialing 21.

March 27: The College Area Community Council in Ventura will hold an in-person and Zoom meeting on Wednesday at 7 p.m. Community council meetings include speakers and discussion on topics of neighborhood and community interest. Our meeting will take place in person at CAPS Media, 65 Day Rd., and by Zoom. Visit the CACC website at https://caccventura.com for more information, a Zoom link to the meeting, or to be added to the mailing list.

April 3: The Ventura County Garden Club celebrates its 100th Year Season in 2024.  The Fillmore members and the Fillmore Director/Organizer, Stephen McKeown, will provide the luncheon.  The Luncheon will be held at noon on Wednesday at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church located at 117 N. 7th Street, Santa Paula. We welcome new members. For more information, visit our website at VenturaCountyGardenClub.com.

April 3: Tammy Glenn, Executive Director of CAREGIVERS, will speak at BCNN’s April meeting. Caregivers was developed as a community-based model to meet the growing need for services for frail and homebound elderly people.

BCNN, Beach Cities Neighbors and Newcomers, meets the first Wednesday of the month from 9:30 to 11 a.m. It offers dozens of small group activities, from sports activities to wine tasting, bridge, games, book groups, and more. www.bcnnwomensclub.org. The meeting is at PCYC Pacific Corinthian Yacht Club, 2600 Harbor BLVD, Oxnard.

April 6: Ventura Friends of the Library will hold a Book Sale at the Vons shopping center at Telegraph & Victoria from 10 to 3 p.m. Children’s books—buy one, get one Free (except graphic novels), puzzles, DVDs, and CDs—are $1.00 each. Books on CD are $1.50-$2.00 each.

April 27: Channel Islands PC User Group (CIPCUG) Online and Live at our temporary location Ventura County Computers 2175 Goodyear Avenue, Unit 117. Discussion, Tutorial, and Q&A sessions centered around Computers, email, the Internet, AI, and social media brokers such as X, Facebook, and Google.  Events begin Saturday at 9:30 a.m. CIPCUG events may be attended online.  Due to limited space, live attendance is reserved for members.  To receive connection instructions, please sign up on our website at www.cipcug.org. (805) 289-3960.

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