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WEST HILLS COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Oct, 19-28, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

Neighborhood Council Events

The public is invited to attend all meetings.

The next meeting of the
West Hills Neighborhood Council

will be on

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018

7-9:30 p.m.

deToledo High School
22622 Vanowen St., West Hills
East of Fallbrook, across from Shadow Ranch Park

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10-Day Calendar, Oct, 19-28, 2018

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Friday, Oct. 19

12:30-2 p.m. — A free English Conversation Class meets at the Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills.

7 p.m. — Jenoah, Mister Wasco and other acts perform at the Guitar Merchant, 22805 Saticoy St., at Fallbrook Avenue, in West Hills.

8 p.m. — Oliver Goldsmith’s classic comedy “She Stoops to Conquer” continues its run at Clyde Porter’s West Valley Playhouse, 7242 Owensmouth Ave. in Canoga Park. (818) 884-1907.

8 p.m. — Caryl Churchill’s play “Top Girls” begins its run in the Dow Arena Theatre at Pierce College, 6201 Winnetka Ave. in Woodland Hills. (818) 719-6488.

8-11 p.m. — The Captain Morgan Band plays on Friday nights at Lenny’s Smokehouse, 23360 Lake Manor Drive in Chatsworth Lake Manor.

Saturday, Oct. 20
7 a.m.-2 p.m. — St. Bernardine of Siena School holds a rummage sale to raise funds for its eighth grade trip to Washington, D.C., at 6061 Valley Circle Blvd. in Woodland Hills.

8:30 a.m. — An intermediate yoga group meets at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 23838 Kittridge St., West Hills. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat or blanket. Donations accepted.

8:30-9:30 a.m. — XPlosive Fit of West Hills presents “Train for a Cure” at Lazy J Ranch Park in West Hills. Bring a friend and XPlosive Fit gives $10 to the Susan G. Comen Foundation for breast cancer research and treatment.

9 a.m.-3 p.m. — West Hills Church has its Holiday Boutique, featuring handmade crafts, homemade jams and jellies, baked goods and more, at 7475 Fallbrook Ave., near Saticoy Street in West Hills.

10-11:30 a.m. — Home Depot offers a free workshop on “Energy Saving Solutions” at 22855 Victory Blvd., West Hills.

10 a.m.-3 p.m. — The City of Calabasas presents a free electronic waste round-up on the third Saturday of every month in the future Bristol Farms parking lot at 23381 Mulholland Drive in Woodland Hills. Click here for a list of accepted items.

10 a.m.-4 p.m. — Chatsworth Lake Community Church has a Fundraiser Carnival at 23449 Lake Manor Drive in Chatsworth Lake Manor.

10 a.m.-4 p.m. — Los Angeles Guinea Pig Rescue has its fourth annual Pet Guinea Pig Festival at Farralone Farms, 10856 Farralone Ave. in Chatsworth. Free.

10 a.m.-5 p.m. — The Woodland Hills Rock Chippers, Inc. presents its annual Gem Show at First United Methodist Church, 22700 Sherman Way in West Hills. The event includes gem displays, crafts, silent auctions, gold-panning and other activities. Free admission. Details: [email protected]

10 a.m.-5 p.m. — The two-day Calabasas Pumpkin Festival begins along Lost Hills Road and Juan Bautista de Anza Park. Details are here.

Noon-3 p.m. — Blood Moon University and Cookin’ With Lenny’s Steakhouse present Undead Pep Rally, a free all-ages costume party, at 23360 Lake Manor Drive in Chatsworth. Food and drinks are available for purchase. Details are here.

4-6:30 p.m. — This year’s West Hills Fall Fest is for the kids, with a full schedule of fun in the baseball fields at Shadow Ranch Park on Vanowen Street between Fallbrook and Sale Avenues. Activities include a rock-climbing wall, a Fall Fest maze, balloon artists, face painting, a slime-making station, fall arts and crafts, games and prizes. Bonnie Abel serves samples from Nothing Bundt Cakes. The West Hills Fall Fest is sponsored by Shadow Ranch Park with the West Hills Neighborhood CouncilMitchell Englander’s annual Drive-In Movie Night follows immediately with “The Sandlot.”

4-6:30 p.m. — The Sky Valley Volunteers have an open house showcasing their newly-constructed shade house for growing oak seedlings from acorns. The event is in the community gardens at Orcutt Ranch Horticulture Center, 23600 Roscoe Blvd. in West Hills. Special guests include The Lorax (Wendi Gladstone) and Johnny Acorn (John Luker). Food and fruit juice are served. Parking is half a block east of the Orcutt Ranch main entrance (don’t park in the main lot).

5:30 p.m. — Councilmember Mitchell Englander’s annual Drive-In Movie Night presents “The Sandlot” projected on a giant screen in the soccer fields at Shadow Ranch Park in West Hills. Participants watch the movie in their cars, with sound relayed to their car speakers via radio signal. Gates open for cars at 5:30 p.m. with the movie beginning at sunset. Wendy’s of Woodland Hills serves free food before the movie at 6 p.m. For information and to RSVP, call (818) 882-1212 or email [email protected]

7 p.m. — Roger Haferkamp and Joel Amromim perform at the Guitar Merchant, 22805 Saticoy St., at Fallbrook Avenue, in West Hills.

8 p.m. — Oliver Goldsmith’s classic comedy “She Stoops to Conquer” continues its run at Clyde Porter’s West Valley Playhouse, 7242 Owensmouth Ave. in Canoga Park. (818) 884-1907.

8 p.m. — The West Hills Optimist Club attends the West Valley Playhouse’s presentation of Oliver Goldsmith’s classic comedy “She Stoops to Conquer” at Clyde Porter’s West Valley Playhouse, 7242 Owensmouth Ave. in Canoga Park. Tickets for the Optimists fundraiser cost $28. RSVP: Kathy Willets, (818) 970-7200.

8 p.m. — Caryl Churchill’s play “Top Girls” continues its run in the Dow Arena Theatre at Pierce College, 6201 Winnetka Ave. in Woodland Hills. (818) 719-6488.

8 p.m. — Ian Ruskin performs as longshore workers union leader Harry Bridges in his one-man show, “From Wharf Rats to Lords of the Docks” at Theatre West, 3333 Cahuenga Blvd., Los Angeles.

Sunday, Oct. 21

10 a.m.-5 p.m. — The two-day Calabasas Pumpkin Festival continues along Lost Hills Road and Juan Bautista de Anza Park. Details are here.

10:30 a.m.-noon — Hazak Seniors of Shomrei Torah Synagogue hear Roberta Goldspeak on “Laughter for the Health of It” at 7353 Valley Circle Blvd. in West Hills. Lunch is included. Cost: Free for Hazak members, $8 for others, payable at the door. RSVP to [email protected]

1-5 p.m. — The Bluegrass Association of Southern California meets for a Bluegrass Jam on the fourth Sunday of each month at the West Valley Music Center, 24424 Vanowen St., West Hills.

2 p.m. — Caryl Churchill’s play “Top Girls” continues its run in the Dow Arena Theatre at Pierce College, 6201 Winnetka Ave. in Woodland Hills. (818) 719-6488.

2:30 p.m. — Oliver Goldsmith’s classic comedy “She Stoops to Conquer” continues its run at Clyde Porter’s West Valley Playhouse, 7242 Owensmouth Ave. in Canoga Park. (818) 884-1907.

Monday, Oct. 22

TEMPORARILY CLOSED — The Platt Branch Library at 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills closes its doors for renovations of its cable system. The library is scheduled to reopen on Nov. 15.

8:30-11 a.m. — Wings Over Wendy’s, a club for retired military fliers and others interested in veterans and military aviation, meets at the Woodland Hills Wendy’s restaurant at Ventura Boulevard and Sale Avenue.

10-11 a.m. — West Hills Hospital hosts a Breastfeeding Chat Group. Free.

6 p.m. — Deanne leads a basic “mindful yoga” group at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 23838 Kittridge St. Donations accepted.

6-7 p.m. — Cub Scouts Pack 721 meets at Lockhurst Drive Charter Elementary School, 6170 Lockhurst Drive, Woodland Hills. The pack is chartered by American Legion Post 826.

7 p.m. — Cub Scouts Pack 474 meets in the Scout Room at First United Methodist Church, 22700 Sherman Way in West Hills.

7 p.m. — A support group affiliated with NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, meets on the second and fourth Monday of the month at West Valley Christian School, 22450 Sherman Way, West Hills. Park in the back of the lot.

8 p.m. — A Narcotics Anonymous group meets in the Parlor at First United Methodist Church, 22700 Sherman Way in West Hills.

Tuesday, Oct. 23

TEMPORARILY CLOSED — The Platt Branch Library at 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills closes its doors for renovations of its cable system. The library is scheduled to reopen on Nov. 15.

6:30 p.m. — The West Hills Neighborhood Council’s Beautification Committee meets in the second-floor conference room of the Condon Center at Chaminade College Preparatory High School. To attend committee meetings, enter Chaminade through the Cohasset Street entrance between Woodlake and Platt Avenues. Drive through the main parking lotbear left and then continue up and over the hill until you see the Condon Family Technology Center on the left. Park in the nearest lot. The agenda is here.

6:30 p.m. — Cub Scouts Pack 777 meets in Founders Hall at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 23838 Kittridge St.

7 p.m. — A Narcotics Anonymous group meets in the Youth Room at First United Methodist Church, 22700 Sherman Way in West Hills.

7-9 p.m. — Boy Scouts Troop 474 meets in the Scout Room at First United Methodist Church, 22700 Sherman Way in West Hills.


7:30 p.m. — The Streets & Transportation Committee of the West Hills Neighborhood Council meets in the second-floor conference room of the Condon Center at Chaminade College Preparatory High School. To attend committee meetings, enter Chaminade through the Cohasset Street entrance between Woodlake and Platt Avenues. Drive through the main parking lotbear left and then continue up and over the hill until you see the Condon Family Technology Center on the left. Park in the nearest lot. The agenda is here.

7:30 p.m. — A Narcotics Anonymous group meets in the Parlor at First United Methodist Church, 22700 Sherman Way in West Hills.

Wednesday, Oct. 24

TEMPORARILY CLOSED — The Platt Branch Library at 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills closes its doors for renovations of its cable system. The library is scheduled to reopen on Nov. 15.

3:30 p.m. — Elected officials, school district executives, principals and teachers participate in the annual educators’ conference sponsored by The West Hills Neighborhood Council’s Youth & Education and Public Health Committees at Pomelo Community Charter School, 7633 March Ave. in West Hills. The public is invited. The agenda is here.

7 p.m. — The Bylaws Committee of the West Hills Neighborhood Council meets at de Toledo High School, 22622 Vanowen St., across the street from Shadow Ranch Park in West Hills. The agenda is here.

7 p.m. — It’s Open Mic Night at the Guitar Merchant, 22805 Saticoy St., at Fallbrook Avenue, in West Hills.

7 p.m. — A men’s AA group meets in the Parlor at First United Methodist Church, 22700 Sherman Way in West Hills.

7 p.m. — Its Paint Nite at Lenny’s Smokehouse, 23360 Lake Manor Drive in Chatsworth Lake Manor.

7-8:30 p.m. — Boy Scouts Troop 464 meets at Lockhurst Drive Charter Elementary School, 6170 Lockhurst Drive, Woodland Hills. The troop is chartered by American Legion Post 826.
 

7-10 p.m. — West Hills Hospital presents a class on Pediatric CPR in the Physicians Dining Room. $45.

Thursday, Oct. 25

TEMPORARILY CLOSED — The Platt Branch Library at 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills closes its doors for renovations of its cable system. The library is scheduled to reopen on Nov. 15.

7-8:30 a.m. — The Kiwanis Club of Warner Center meets at IHOP, 22810 Vanowen St., West Hills.

2-3 p.m. — Enadia Way Technology Enriched Charter School, 22944 Enadia Way in West Hills, has its weekly Farmers Market featuring fresh fruits and vegetables from its garden. Cash only.

6-8:30 p.m. — Jazz guitarist Mitch Holder and singer Donna Deussen perform at Thai Fusion Bistro, 6401 Platt Ave. in West Hills.

6:30-9 p.m. — Local musician Eddie Salcido performs at Al Italiano Restaurant, 23701 Roscoe Blvd. in West Hills.

6:30-10:30 p.m. — The West Valley Chess Club meets at Shomrei Torah Synagogue, 7353 Valley Circle, West Hills.

7-9 p.m. — A Narcotics Anonymous Study Group meets at First United Methodist Church, 22700 Sherman Way in West Hills.

8 p.m. — Oliver Goldsmith’s classic comedy “She Stoops to Conquer” continues its run at Clyde Porter’s West Valley Playhouse, 7242 Owensmouth Ave. in Canoga Park. (818) 884-1907.

8 p.m. — Piano man Robert Sweet performs at Cookin’ With Lenny’s Smokehouse, 23360 Lake Manor Drive in Chatsworth Lake Manor.

8:30 p.m. — Community Open Gym Basketball is played in the gym at West Valley Christian Church, 22450 Sherman Way, West Hills.

Friday, Oct. 26

TEMPORARILY CLOSED — The Platt Branch Library at 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills closes its doors for renovations of its cable system. The library is scheduled to reopen on Nov. 15.

8:15 a.m. — The weekly West Valley breakfast meeting of the Southland Regional Association of Realtors takes place at Weiler’s West Hills Deli, 22323 Sherman Way (at Shoup) in Canoga Park. The meeting is open to all real estate agents, trades people and anyone else who is interested in real estate.

8 p.m. — Oliver Goldsmith’s classic comedy “She Stoops to Conquer” continues its run at Clyde Porter’s West Valley Playhouse, 7242 Owensmouth Ave. in Canoga Park. (818) 884-1907.

8 p.m. — Caryl Churchill’s play “Top Girls” continues its run in the Dow Arena Theatre at Pierce College, 6201 Winnetka Ave. in Woodland Hills. (818) 719-6488.

8-11 p.m. — The Captain Morgan Band plays on Friday nights at Lenny’s Smokehouse, 23360 Lake Manor Drive in Chatsworth Lake Manor.

8 p.m.-2 a.m. — The Rabbit Hole presents The Underland CarnEVIL in the former West Hills Lawnmower shop doors down from The Rabbit Hole bar at 22105 Roscoe Blvd. in West Hills. Costume required. Cover: $15. See here for all the grisly details.

Saturday, Oct. 27

TEMPORARILY CLOSED — The Platt Branch Library at 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills closes its doors for renovations of its cable system. The library is scheduled to reopen on Nov. 15.

8:30 a.m. — An intermediate yoga group meets at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 23838 Kittridge St., West Hills. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat or blanket. Donations accepted.

8:30-11:30 a.m. — The West Hills Neighborhood Council’s Beautification Committeeinvites the community to help clear the sidewalks of along the north side of Saticoy Street east of Fallbrook Avenue. Meet at the northeast corner of Fallbrook and Saticoy. Brad Vanderhoof supplies gardening tools. Bring a hat, a pair of gloves, some sun block and a smile.

10-11:30 a.m. — Home Depot offers a free workshop on “Installing Tile Flooring” at 22855 Victory Blvd., West Hills.

2 p.m. — Chatsworth’s Big Oak Theatre presents a performance of New Orleans Style Riverboat Dixieland Jazz at 22200 Chatsworth St. $25. Tickets, if any are left, can be purchased by calling (818) 998-0185 or emailing [email protected]

3-6 p.m. — Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church and its preschool have a “Trunk or Treat” with more than 20 themed cars at 23838 Kittridge St. in West Hills. Includes trick-or-treating, food from the Burn to a Crisp Texas BBQ truck, baked goods, a costume contest and more. Admission: $10 per child, free for adults and children under 2.

5-8 p.m. — New Life Church has its annual kid-friendly “Trunk or Treat” fall festival at 6115 Fallbrook Ave. in Woodland Hills. The event includes food, games and decorated cars. Free.

8 p.m. — Oliver Goldsmith’s classic comedy “She Stoops to Conquer” continues its run at Clyde Porter’s West Valley Playhouse, 7242 Owensmouth Ave. in Canoga Park. (818) 884-1907.

8 p.m. — Caryl Churchill’s play “Top Girls” concludes its run in the Dow Arena Theatre at Pierce College, 6201 Winnetka Ave. in Woodland Hills. (818) 719-6488.

8 p.m.-2 a.m. — The Rabbit Hole presents The Underland CarnEVIL in the former West Hills Lawnmower shop doors down from The Rabbit Hole bar at 22105 Roscoe Blvd. in West Hills. Costume required. Cover: $15. See here for all the grisly details.

Sunday, Oct. 28

2 p.m. — Chatsworth’s Big Oak Theatre presents a performance of New Orleans Style Riverboat Dixieland Jazz at 22200 Chatsworth St. $25. Tickets, if any are left, can be purchased by calling (818) 998-0185 or emailing [email protected]

2:30 p.m. — Oliver Goldsmith’s classic comedy “She Stoops to Conquer” concludes its run at Clyde Porter’s West Valley Playhouse, 7242 Owensmouth Ave. in Canoga Park. (818) 884-1907.

4 p.m. — Pam Loe delivers a musical recital at the Guitar Merchant, 22805 Saticoy St., at Fallbrook Avenue, in West Hills.

ONGOING EVENTS AND VENUES:

Art Galleries

Hidden L.A. Tattoo & Fine Art, 24372 Vanowen St. (southeast corner of Vanowen and Valley Circle), Ste. 203, West Hills. (747) 888-3539.

Farmer's Markets

Enadia Way Technology Enriched Charter School hosts a weekly Farmer’s Market featuring fresh fruits and vegetables from its garden on Thursdays, 2-3 p.m., at 22944 Enadia Way in West Hills. In addition, the school is a drop-off site for the John Muir Ranch Community Supported Agriculture program, which delivers pre-ordered local organic produce to the school. To make orders, visit here.

Calabasas — Saturdays, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Old Town along Calabasas Road; Canoga Park— Saturdays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on Owensmouth Avenue north of Sherman Way;  Northridge Fashion Center — Wednesdays, 5-9 p.m. in the parking lot along Tampa Avenue.

Clubs and Organizations

The Bluegrass Association of Southern California meets for a Bluegrass Jam on the fourth Sunday of each month at the West Valley Music Center, 24424 Vanowen St., West Hills.

Crochet/Knitting Circle meets Wednesdays at 10:15 a.m. at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 23838 Kittridge St., West Hills.

The Lions Club of the Greater West Valley meets at 6:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month at the Nova Vitae Treatment Center, 5985 Topanga Canyon Blvd. in Woodland Hills. $5 covers dinner. Details: (818) 518-5341.

San Fernando Valley Geocachers gather for “meet and greets,” 4:30-7 p.m. on the second Wednesday of most months at the West Hills Pizza Company, 7543 Fallbrook Ave. (at Saticoy), West Hills. Free raffle around 6:30 p.m.

The weekly West Valley breakfast meeting of the Southland Regional Association of Realtors takes place Fridays at 8:30 a.m. at Weiler's West Hills Deli, 22323 Sherman Way (at Shoup) in Canoga Park. The meetings are open to all real estate agents, trades people, and anyone else who is interested in real estate.

West Valley Chess Club meets on Thursdays, 6-30-10.30 p.m., at Shomrei Torah Synagogue, 7353 Valley Circle, West Hills.

West Valley Garden Club, founded in 1948, meets on the second Tuesday of the month except July and August, 9:30 a.m.-noon at Orcutt Ranch Horticulture Center, 23600 Roscoe Blvd., West Hills.

Woodland Hills Rock Chippers, a club for aficionados of gems and minerals, has its general meetings at 7 p.m. on the third Saturday of the month at First United Methodist Church, 22700 Sherman Way in West Hills.

Woodland Hills Woman’s Club meets on the third Thursday of the month, September through June, at the Woodland Hills Country Club, 21150 Dumetz Road. To RSVP, click here and complete the online form.

Libraries

Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd., Woodland Hills/West Hills, (818) 340-9386. The Adult Literacy Center at the Platt Branch offers free English conversation classes for all levels. Drop by to pick up a class schedule or volunteer.

Music

Acoustic Music Series, West Valley Music Center, 24424 Vanowen St., West Hills. For details, call (818) 992-4142 or click here.

Casey’s Tavern, 22029 Sherman Way, Canoga Park. (818) 992-9362. Jazz bands perform Tuesdays (8:30-11:30 p.m.), Thursdays (8:30-11:30 p.m.), Saturdays (9 p.m.-1 a.m.) and Sundays (6-9 p.m.). Also a golf club and free paperback library. No cover charge, cash only, no cussing. (21+)

The Guitar Merchant features bands and a Wednesday night “open mic” showcase. Cover charges vary. 22805 Saticoy St., West Hills, (818) 884-5905.

Singers are invited to join the San Fernando Valley Male Chorus, which rehearses every Monday, 7:30-9:30 p.m., at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church and School, 23838 Kittridge St., West Hills. Send e-mail inquiries to [email protected] or call Bill Congleton at (818) 888-8093.

Museums

Canoga-Owensmouth Historical Museum, 7248 Owensmouth Ave., Canoga Park. Second Sunday of each month, 2-4 p.m. Free. (818) 340-5639.

Chatsworth Historical Society, Homestead Acre, 10385 Shadow Oak Drive, Chatsworth (Chatsworth Park South at the west end of Devonshire Street). The Homestead Acre, which houses the Chatsworth Historical Society, the Chatsworth Museum, the Frank H. Schepler Jr. Memorial Library and the Hill-Palmer Homestead Cottage, is open to the public 1-4 p.m. on the first Sunday of every month. Tours of at least 10 or more people can be arranged. Free. (818) 882-5614.

San Fernando Valley Relics Museum, 21630 Marilla St., Chatsworth. Open Saturdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., and Sundays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. (818) 678-4934.

Sports Bars

Chili’s Grill & Bar, 6775 Fallbrook Ave., West Hills. (818) 704-9537.

Numero Uno Tavern, 243335 Victory Blvd. (at Valley Circle Boulevard), West Hills. (818) 999-0880.

The Rabbit Hole, 22105 Roscoe Blvd (just west of Lowe's), West Hills.

West Hills Pizza Company, 7543 Fallbrook Ave. (at Saticoy), West Hills. (818) 347-4992.

Theater

Clyde Porter's West Valley Playhouse, 7242 Owensmouth Ave. in Canoga Park.

Madrid Theater, 21622 Sherman Way, Canoga Park. (818) 347-9419.

Los Angeles Pierce College (LAPC) Theatre, 6201 Winnetka Ave., Woodland Hills. (818) 719-6488.



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