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WEST HILLS COMMUNITY CALENDAR

June 15 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, July 5, 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, June 15 2018

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Friday, June 15

10:30 a.m.-noon and 12:30-2 p.m.—Free English Conversation Classes meet at thePlatt Branch Library23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills.

8 p.m. — “Bullshot Crummond, a comedy-adventure spoof directed by Jon Berry, continues its run at Clyde Porter’s West Valley Playhouse7242 Owensmouth Ave. in Canoga Park. (818) 884-1907.

Saturday, June 16
8-11 a.m. — The West Hills Neighborhood Council’s Beautification Committee invites the community to help clear litter and weeds on Platt Avenue north of Sherman Way.  Meet on the north side of Platt and Sherman Way. Committee chairs Anthony Brosamleand Brad Vanderhoof supply gardening tools. Bring a hat, a pair of gloves, some sun block and a smile. Bagles and cream cheese supplied by Badda Bing! Bagels at Fallbrook Center.

8:30 a.m. — A substitute teaches yoga at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church in West Hills.

9 a.m. — The Kiwanis Club of Chatsworth has a community cleanup. Meet at Mason Avenue and Chatsworth Street. Tools are provided.

9 a.m-12:30 p.m. — West Hills Hospital offers an introductory class on breastfeeding and preparing for birth at 7320 Woodlake Ave., Suite 120, West Hills. Free.

10-11:30 a.m. — Home Depot offers a free workshop on “Edible Plants and Raised Garden Beds” at 22855 Victory Blvd., West Hills. Click here to register.

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 Bristol Farms parking lot at 23381 Mulholland Drive in Woodland Hills. Click here for a list of accepted items.

11 a.m.  Doug Frankel leads “Meditation: Taking You Away from Stress” for adults and seniors at the Platt Branch Library23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills.

3 p.m. — Renowned jazz guitarist David Becker leads a guitar workshop at the Guitar Merchant22805 Saticoy St., at Fallbrook Avenue, in West Hills.

6:30 p.m. — Woodland Hills Rockchippers, Inc. gathers for a social and general meeting at First United Methodist Church, 22700 Sherman Way in West Hills.

8 p.m. — “Bullshot Crummond,” a comedy-adventure spoof directed by Jon Berry, continues at Clyde Porter’s West Valley Playhouse7242 Owensmouth Ave. in Canoga Park. (818) 884-1907.

8 p.m. — The West Hills Optimist Club attends a performance of “Bullshot Crummond”at Clyde Porter’s West Valley Playhouse7242 Owensmouth Ave. in Canoga Park. To purchase tickets, contact Kathy Willets at paramgmt@aol.com or call (818) 970-7200.

9 p.m. — Renowned jazz guitarist David Becker performs in a solo concert at theGuitar Merchant22805 Saticoy St., at Fallbrook Avenue, in West Hills.

Sunday, June 17
Father’s Day

2:30 p.m. — “Bullshot Crummond,” a comedy-adventure spoof directed by Jon Berry, continues at Clyde Porter’s West Valley Playhouse7242 Owensmouth Ave. in Canoga Park. (818) 884-1907.


4-7:30 p.m. — The annual Mike Boisclair Car Show returns to West Valley Christian Church22450 Sherman Way, West Hills. Free to the public. Includes free food, beverages and more. For details, call (818) 884-6480.

5:30 p.m.  — The Valley Cultural Center’s 2018 season of free summer concerts in Warner Park continues with Fortunate Son, a tribute to John Fogerty and Creedence Clearwater Revival. Opening act is Xs and Arrows.

Monday, June 18

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.

9 a.m.-7 p.m. — Shomrei Torah Synagogue of West Hills and Temple Aliyah of Woodland Hills have their second joint golf tournament at Spanish Hills Country Club in Camarillo. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.

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 Library23600 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 Library23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills.

3:30 p.m. —A Chess Club for All Ages meets at the Platt Branch Library23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills. Chess sets are provided and all are welcome.

Canceled — The usual group does not meet tonight for basic “mindful yoga” atShepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church23838 Kittridge St.

6:30 p.m. — The West Hills Neighborhood Council’s Homelessness Committee meets in the second-floor conference room of Chaminade College Preparatory High School’s Condon Center. Enter at Cohasset Street and park across campus on the northern lot’s higher level. The agenda is here.

7:30 p.m. — The West Hills Neighborhood Council’s Government Relations Committee meets in the second-floor conference room of Chaminade College Preparatory High School’s Condon Family Center. Enter at Cohasset Street and park across campus on the northern lot’s higher level.

8 p.m. — A Narcotics Anonymous group meets in the Parlor at First United Methodist Church22700 Sherman Way in West Hills.

Tuesday, June 19
Juneteenth

2-3:30 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. — The West Hills Neighborhood Council’s Budget Committee meets in the second-floor conference room of the Condon Center at Chaminade College Preparatory High School. Enter Chaminade through the Cohasset Street entrance between Woodlake and Platt Avenues.

6:30 p.m. — The Valley Jewish Community Center goes out to dinner at the Anantra Thai Restaurant21799 Ventura Blvd. in Woodland Hills. RSVP by June 18: (818) 360-2211.


7 p.m. — A Codependents Anonymous group meets in the Youth Room at First United Methodist Church22700 Sherman Way in West Hills.

7:30 p.m. — The West Hills Neighborhood Council’s Cultural/Community/Senior Center Committee meets in the second-floor conference room of the Condon Center at Chaminade College Preparatory High School. Enter Chaminade through the Cohasset Street entrance between Woodlake and Platt Avenues. The agenda is here.

7:30 p.m. — A Narcotics Anonymous group meets in the Parlor at First United Methodist Church22700 Sherman Way in West Hills.

Wednesday, June 20

10:30-11:15 a.m.  Preschool Storytime With Grandma Judie is presented at thePlatt Branch Library23600 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.

3-4 p.m. Ric Morton turns into Professor Wisenheimer for an hour of Silly Science Fun for kids and preschoolers at the Platt Branch Library23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills.

6:30 p.m. — The West Hills Neighborhood Council’s Public Safety & Emergency Preparedness Committeemeets at IHOP, 22810 Vanowen St., West Hills. The agenda is here.

7 p.m. —It’s Open Mic Night at the Guitar Merchant22805 Saticoy St., at Fallbrook Avenue, in West Hills.


7:30 p.m. — The West Hills Neighborhood Council’s Communications Committeemeets at IHOP, 22810 Vanowen St., West Hills. The agenda is here.

Thursday, June 21
Summer Solstice begins at 3:07 a.m.

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


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.

4 p.m.—To celebrate LGBTQ Heritage Month, teens gather to make Rainbow Loom Rubber Band Bracelets at the Platt Branch Library23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills. Sign up at the reference desk or call (818) 340-9386 to reserve a spot.

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

6-10 p.m. — The Third Thursdays Canoga Park Art Walk takes place on Owensmouth Avenue north of Sherman Way. Initiated and hosted by the Canoga Park Improvement Association, supported by the Canoga Park Neighborhood Council, and produced by11:11 ACC, Third Thursdays draws artists and vendors from all over the Valley. Food trucks, DJs, bands, street artists, mural artists and graffiti artists add to the mix. 

 

6:30-7:30 p.m. — West Hills Hospital hosts an evening Breastfeeding Chat Group in the first-floor Doctors’ Dining Room. Free.

6:30-8 p.m. — Home Depot offers a free “Do It Herself” workshop, “Learn to Build a Menu Board,” at 22855 Victory Blvd., West Hills. Click here to register.

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. — The West Hills Neighborhood Council’s Operations Committee meets in the second-floor conference room of the Condon Center at Chaminade College Preparatory High School.

8 p.m. — “Bullshot Crummond, a comedy-adventure spoof directed by Jon Berry, continues its run at Clyde Porter’s West Valley Playhouse7242 Owensmouth Ave. in Canoga Park. (818) 884-1907.

8 p.m. — Piano man Robert performs at Cookin’ With Lenny’s Smokehouse23360 Lake Manor Drive in Chatsworth Lake Manor.

8 p.m. — A Narcotics Anonymous Study Group meets in the Youth Room at First United Methodist Church22700 Sherman Way in West Hills.

8:30 p.m. — Community Open Gym Basketball is played in the gym at West Valley Christian Church22450 Sherman Way, West Hills.

Friday, June 22

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.

10:30 a.m.-noon and 12:30-2 p.m.—Free English Conversation Classes meet at thePlatt Branch Library23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills.

8 p.m. — Lloyd Moss and Friends perform at the Guitar Merchant22805 Saticoy St., at Fallbrook Avenue, in West Hills.

8 p.m. — “Bullshot Crummond, a comedy-adventure spoof directed by Jon Berry, continues its run at Clyde Porter’s West Valley Playhouse7242 Owensmouth Ave. in Canoga Park. (818) 884-1907.

Saturday, June 23
7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. — West Hills stakeholders are invited to join WHNC board members attending the 2018 Budget Day at Los Angeles City Hall to learn about how city services are financed. Free breakfast and parking are provided. Click here to RSVP.

8 a.m.-4 p.m. — Training for the LAPD Topanga Division’s new Volunteer Community Patrol takes place at the Topanga Station, 21501 Schoenborn St, in Canoga Park. Training includes four hours of slow-speed/defensive driving, policies and procedures, radio communication, and radio and penal codes. Volunteers must have a valid driver’s license and be at least 21. Duties may include high-visibility patrol, missing persons search, vacation residence check, special events and community outreach. Interested persons should contact Officer Lazo at 39600@lapdonline.

8:30 a.m. — A substitute teaches yoga at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church in West Hills.

9 a.m-2 p.m. — The first session of a two-day “Childbirth Education Weekend Express” course meets in the Education Office of West Hills Hospital at 7320 Woodlake Ave. $125.

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

2-3 p.m. — Adults and teens learn about the origin and history of sushi-making from vegan sushi expert Acooba Scott at the Platt Branch Library23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills. Participants make and sample their own sushi creations. Sign up at the reference desk to ensure sufficient supplies.

6 p.m. — West Hills Optimist Club has its 10th annual Authentic Italian Dinner at St. James Presbyterian Church, 19414 Ventura Blvd. in Tarzana. Cost: $30. RSVP or send payment as soon as possible to West Hills Optimist Club. c/o Bill Hadala, (805) 552-4073 or whadala@yahoo.com.

6-8 p.m. — Foundation for the Preservation of the Santa Susana Mountains presents a Sunset Picnic Hike in the Santa Susana Pass State Historic Park. Meet at the Lilac Lane entrance to the park at 7700 Lilac Lane in Simi Valley. Details are here.

8 p.m. — “Bullshot Crummond, a comedy-adventure spoof directed by Jon Berry, continues at Clyde Porter’s West Valley Playhouse7242 Owensmouth Ave. in Canoga Park. (818) 884-1907.

6 p.m. — Manifest Productions presents live music at the Guitar Merchant22805 Saticoy St., at Fallbrook Avenue, in West Hills.

Sunday, June 24
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. — Aiyana Cadwell performs in a recital at the Guitar Merchant22805 Saticoy St., at Fallbrook Avenue, in West Hills.


2:30 p.m. — “Bullshot Crummond,” a comedy-adventure spoof directed by Jon Berry, continues at Clyde Porter’s West Valley Playhouse7242 Owensmouth Ave. in Canoga Park. (818) 884-1907.

5:30 p.m.  — The Valley Cultural Center’s 2018 season of free summer concerts in Warner Park continues with The Highwaymen Live, a tribute to Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash and Waylon Jennings. Opening act is Katie Dix.

Monday, June 25

6:30 p.m. — The public is invited to learn about “Scams and ID Theft” in a forum set at West Valley Christian Church, 22450 Sherman Way in West Hills. Presented by the West Hills Neighborhood Council’s Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Committee, the event features United States Postal Inspector Stacia CraneSusan Strick of the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office, a representative of the Los Angeles Police Department’s Commercial Crimes Unit, Tamra Lett of Bet Tzedek Legal Services, and a representative of AARP’s Fraud Watch Network. Food and refreshments for attendees are donated by Roman’s Carving Kitchen at Fallbrook Center, Numero Uno Tavern at Victory and Valley Circle, Ralphs Supermarket at Victory and Fallbrook, Starbucks at Victory and Fallbrook, and Nothing Bundt Cakes at Platt Village.

ONGOING EVENTS AND VENUES:

Art Galleries

Hidden L.A. Tattoo & Fine Art24372 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 Church23838 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, clickhere and complete the online form.

Libraries

Platt Branch Library23600 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 Center24424 Vanowen St., West Hills. For details, call (818) 992-4142 or click here.

Casey’s Tavern22029 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.netor call Bill Congleton at (818) 888-8093.

Museums

Canoga-Owensmouth Historical Museum7248 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 Museum21630 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 & Bar6775 Fallbrook Ave., West Hills. (818) 704-9537.

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

The Rabbit Hole22105 Roscoe Blvd (just west of Lowe's), West Hills.

West Hills Pizza Company7543 Fallbrook Ave. (at Saticoy), West Hills. (818) 347-4992.

Theater

Clyde Porter's West Valley Playhouse7242 Owensmouth Ave. in Canoga Park.

Madrid Theater21622 Sherman Way, Canoga Park. (818) 347-9419.



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