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WEST HILLS COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Aug 3-Aug. 12, 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, Sept. 6, 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, Aug 3-Aug. 12, 2018

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Friday, Aug. 3

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.Nicole and Friends perform at the Guitar Merchant, 22805 Saticoy St., at Fallbrook Avenue, in West Hills.

8 p.m. — The Richard Rodgers musical “Two by Two”opens its run at Clyde Porter’s West Valley Playhouse, 7242 Owensmouth Ave. in Canoga Park. (818) 884-1907.


Saturday, Aug. 4
8:30-9:30 a.m. — An intermediate yoga group meets at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 23838 Kittridge St. in West Hills. Donations are accepted.

9 a.m.-noon —A free workshop for kids called “Bookworm Bookends,” using free kits, is presented at Home Depot22855 Victory Blvd., West Hills. Kids keep their crafts and receive a free apron, pin and certificate.

10 a.m.-noon — The Platt Branch Library begins its 2018 SAT Preparation Series with a class and preparation tests on Reading Skills and Math Skills at 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills. Sign up at the Reference Desk or call (818) 340-9386 to reserve a spot.

2 and 7 p.m.  — West Hills’ Golden Performing Arts Center presents “A Chorus Line” at Canoga Park High School. Tickets are available at the door 30 minutes prior to show time.

7:30 p.m.— Performers lead a singalong of classic tunes by the Beatles and others in the Back Room at Henri’s, 21601 Sherman Way in Canoga Park.

8 p.m. — The Richard Rodgers musical “Two by Two”continues its run at Clyde Porter’s West Valley Playhouse, 7242 Owensmouth Ave. in Canoga Park. (818) 884-1907.

8-10 p.m. — The Valley Cultural Center presents a free screening of “Coco” in Warner Park in Woodland Hills.

Sunday, Aug. 5

10:45 a.m.  — The Book Club at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church discusses “The Silent Corner” by Dean Koontz in the Library at 23838 Kittridge St., West Hills.

11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. — Members from Shomrei Torah Synagogue of West Hills bring home-prepared lunches and organize fun activities for families living at two transitional housing sites operated by Los Angeles Family Housing (LAFH). Click here for details and to sign up.

Noon —The monthly Bluegrass Jam happens at the Guitar Merchant, 22805 Saticoy St., at Fallbrook Avenue, in West Hills.

1:10 p.m. — It’s Jewish Community Day at Dodger Stadium as the Dodgers take the field against the Houston Astros. The Men’s Club of Shomrei Torah Synagogue is going and you can come along.

1-4 p.m. — The Valley Jazz Club presents jamming musicians at 1 p.m., followed by a performance by Emillio Barkett and the Original Rays at 3 p.m., at the Elks Club Lodge, 20925 Osborne St. in Canoga Park. Cost: $7 for members, $10 for guests, free for musicians and children under 12. Food and beverages are available. Details: (818) 347-3155.

2 and 7 p.m.  — West Hills’ Golden Performing Arts Center presents “A Chorus Line” at Canoga Park High School. Tickets are available at the door 30 minutes prior to show time.

2:30 p.m. — The Richard Rodgers musical “Two by Two”continues its run at Clyde Porter’s West Valley Playhouse, 7242 Owensmouth Ave. in Canoga Park. (818) 884-1907.

5:30 p.m.Bostyx, featuring David Victor, formerly of Boston, performs the music of Boston and Styx in Warner Park, presented by the Valley Cultural Center. The alt-rock/classic revivalist band Lunden Reign is the opener.

Monday, Aug. 6

9-11 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 in the first-floor Doctors’ Dining Room. Free.

Noon-1:15 p.m. —A free Fun With Words English learning group meets at the Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills.

1:15-2:30 p.m. —A free Grammar Patterns English learning group meets at the Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills.

3:30 p.m. —A Chess Club for All Ages meets at the Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills. Chess sets are provided and all are welcome.

6 p.m. — A group meets for basic “mindful yoga” at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 23838 Kittridge St. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat or blanket. No charge.

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

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

Tuesday, Aug. 7

2-3:20 p.m.—A free English Conversation Class meets at the Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills.

6:30 p.m.Cub Scouts Pack 777 meets at West Valley Christian Church, 22450 Sherman Way, West Hills. A Boy Scouts troop also meets at 7 p.m.

7-8:30 p.m.Boy Scouts Troop 474 meets at First United Methodist Church, 22700 Sherman Way in West Hills.

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

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

Wednesday, Aug. 8

10:30-11:15 a.m. Preschool Storytime With Grandma Judie is presented at the Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills.

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. — The West Hills Neighborhood Council’s Environment Committee meets in the second-floor conference room of Chaminade College Preparatory High School’s Condon Center. Enter the campus at Cohasset Street, drive to the north end and park on the lot’s higher level.

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

7 p.m.West Hills Hospital hosts a free tour of its Maternity Floor. Meet in the lobby.

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

Thursday, Aug. 9

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

Noon — The Bookends group of West Hills’First United Methodist Church meets at the Sagebrush Cantina in Woodland Hills/Calabasas.

3:30-4:30 p.m.—A free English Conversation Class meets at the Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills.

6-8:30 p.m. — Jazz guitarist Paul Weitz 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 p.m. — Los Angeles City Councilmember Paul Koretz is the guest speaker when the West Valley Democratic Club meets at Public School 818, 15300 Ventura Blvd., Suite 2008, Sherman Oaks.

8 p.m. — Piano man Robert 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, Aug. 10

8:30 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.

12:30-2 p.m. —Free English Conversation Classes meet at the Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills.

8 p.m. — The Richard Rodgers musical “Two by Two”continues its run at Clyde Porter’s West Valley Playhouse, 7242 Owensmouth Ave. in Canoga Park. (818) 884-1907.

Saturday, Aug. 11
8:30-9:30 a.m. — An intermediate yoga group meets at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 23838 Kittridge St. in West Hills. Donations are accepted.

9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.West Hills Hospital hosts a Breastfeeding Class at 7320 Woodlake Ave., Suite 120. Free.

10-11:30 a.m. Home Depot offers a free workshop on “Interior Paint and Drywall Repair” at 22855 Victory Blvd., West Hills. Click here to register.

10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. — The Platt Branch Library continues its 2018 SAT Preparation Series with an SAT Practice Test at 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills. Sign up at the Reference Desk or call (818) 340-9386 to reserve a spot.

3-4 p.m.Adult Librarian Marc presents Classical Piano Through the Fingers of Vladimir Horowitz at the Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills.

6 p.m. Manifest performs at the Guitar Merchant, 22807 Saticoy St. (at Fallbrook) in West Hills.

7:30 p.m. — The Angel City Big Band, with guest soloist Bill Jones, performs in the American Legion hall at 5320 Fallbrook Ave. in Woodland Hills. Full cash bar and dancing. Admission: $15, $25 for couples, cash only. Dinner is an additional $9. Doors open at 6:30. Details: Bucky, (818) 692-0701.

8 p.m. — The Richard Rodgers musical “Two by Two”continues its run at Clyde Porter’s West Valley Playhouse, 7242 Owensmouth Ave. in Canoga Park. (818) 884-1907.

8-10 p.m. — The Valley Cultural Center presents a free screening of “Black Panther” in Warner Park in Woodland Hills.

Sunday, Aug. 12

2:30 p.m. — The Richard Rodgers musical “Two by Two”continues its run at Clyde Porter’s West Valley Playhouse, 7242 Owensmouth Ave. in Canoga Park. (818) 884-1907.

4-7 p.m. — The Valley Hive hosts its third annual Honey Competition and Recipe Contest at 10538 Topanga Canyon Blvd. in Chatsworth. To enter the competition or submit a recipe, send an email to info@thevalleyhive.com. 

5:30 p.m.The Long Run performs the music of The Eagles in Warner Park in a concert presented by the Valley Cultural Center. ShyTown is the opener.

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 estat

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 bandkcongleton@sbcglobal.net 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.



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