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WEST HILLS COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Dec. 14-23, 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, Jan. 3, 2019

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, Dec. 14-23, 2018

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Friday, Dec. 14

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

7-8 p.m. — Chaminade College Preparatory High School in West Hills hosts its open-mic Acoustic Coffee House in the Bob Hope Center.

7-8:30 p.m. — Canoga Park Presbyterian Church has its Rally for the Valley andFamily Rescue Center Toy Drive at 22103 Vanowen St. in Canoga Park.

8-11 p.m. — Friday is Jam Night at Lenny’s Smokehouse, 23360 Lake Manor Drive in Chatsworth Lake Manor.

Saturday, Dec. 15

8:15 a.m.-1 p.m. — Cub Scout Pack 777 of West Hills donates toys and helps out atFamily Rescue Center, 22103 Vanowen St, in Canoga Park.

8:30 a.m. — An intermediate yoga group meets at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church at 23838 Kittridge St. in West Hills. Donations accepted.

8:30-10:30 a.m. — Carter Fitness hosts a series of free holiday-themed activities at 8240 Fallbrook Ave. in West Hills: Ugly Sweater Boot Camp, Naughty & Nice Cookie Exchange, Clothing Swap and Fitlicious Meal Prep. Here are the details.

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

9 a.m.-4 p.m. — St. Bernardine of Siena has its Holiday Boutique in the Parish Hall at 24410 Calvert St., Woodland Hills. Included are vendors, food, music, raffles and more.

10 a.m.-noon — Foundation for the Preservation of the Santa Susana Mountainspresents a “welcome walk” through the Santa Susana Mountains State Historic Park.Meet at the Andora entrance to the park in Chatsworth.

10 a.m.-3 p.m. — The City of Calabasas presents a free electronic waste round-upon 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.

6 p.m. — Manifest presents a night of music at the Guitar Merchant, 22805 Saticoy St., at Fallbrook Avenue, in West Hills.

7-10 p.m. — Wumbloozo performs at Lenny’s Smokehouse, 23360 Lake Manor Drive in Chatsworth Lake Manor.

Sunday, Dec. 16

9 a.m.-4 p.m. — St. Bernardine of Siena has its Holiday Boutique in the Parish Hall at 24410 Calvert St., Woodland Hills. Included are vendors, food, music, raffles and more.

1 p.m. — Aiyana Cadwell performs in a recital at the Guitar Merchant, 22805 Saticoy St., at Fallbrook Avenue, in West Hills.

3 p.m. — The West Hills-based San Fernando Valley Male Chorus performs its annual holiday concert, “Joy! Joy! Joy!” at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 23838 Kittridge St., West Hills. Tickets: $18. Buy tickets here.

Monday, Dec. 17

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

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. — A free Fun With Words English learning group meets at thePlatt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills.

12:30-1:30 p.m. — A free Grammar Patterns English learning group meets at thePlatt 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.

6:30 p.m. — The West Hills Neighborhood Council’s Homelessness Committee meets in the Condon Family Center at Chaminade College Preparatory High School in West Hills. Items on the agenda include the upcoming Homelessness Count. Enter Chaminade through the Cohasset Street entrance between Woodlake and Platt Avenues. Drive through the main parking lot, bear left and then continue up and over the hill until you see the Condon Center on the left. Park in the nearest lot on the right.

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

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.

7:30 p.m. — The West Hills Neighborhood Council’s Government Relations Committee meeting is cancelled.

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

Tuesday, Dec. 18

6 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. 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 on the right.

6:30 p.m.  Cub Scouts Pack 777 meets at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 23838 Kittridge St., 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 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. Note: 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 on the right.

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

Wednesday, Dec. 19

10:30 a.m. — It’s Preschool Story Time with the children’s librarian at the Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills.

12:30-1:30 p.m. — A free English Conversation Class meets at the Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills.

2:15 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 Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Committee meeting is cancelled.

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.

7-8:30 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.

7:30 p.m. — The West Hills Neighborhood Council’s Communications and Outreach Committee meets in the second-floor conference room of the Condon Center at Chaminade College Preparatory High School. Note: 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 on the right.

Thursday, Dec. 20

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

12:30-2:30 p.m.  Adult literacy tutors are available for walk-in assistance at thePlatt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills.

3:30-4:30 p.m. and 6-7 p.m. — Free English Conversation Classes meet at the Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills.

6 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 Mitch Holder and singer Donna Deussen perform at Thai Fusion Bistro, 6401 Platt Ave. in West Hills.

6:30 p.m. — A Narcotics Anonymous study group meets in the Lounge at First United Methodist Church, 22700 Sherman Way 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.

7-9 p.m. — Local musician Eddie Salcido performs at Al Italiano Restaurant, 23701 Roscoe Blvd. in West Hills.

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

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

Friday, Dec. 21

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 — A free English Conversation Class meets 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.

2:23 p.m. — The Winter Solstice happens in West Hills.

8-11 p.m. — Friday is Open Mic Jam Night featuring the Captain Morgan Band atLenny’s Smokehouse, 23360 Lake Manor Drive in Chatsworth Lake Manor.

Saturday, Dec. 22

8:30 a.m. — An intermediate yoga group meets at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church at 23838 Kittridge St. in West Hills. Donations accepted.

1-4 p.m. — Congregants of West Hills Church assemble in front of the

Target store in Fallbrook Center to provide free gift wrapping to the public.

7-9:30 p.m. — Shomrei Torah Synagogue’s “Listening As…” film series presents“The Sixth Sense” at 7353 Valley Circle Blvd. in West Hills. Free.

Sunday, Dec. 23

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.

Monday, Dec. 24

10 a.m.-1 p.m. —The Platt Branch Library is open for reduced hours at 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills.

8-11 p.m. — Shomrei Torah Synagogue, 7353 Valley Circle Blvd. in West Hills, presents its 15th annual Men’s Club Comedy Night, featuring comedians Cathy LadmanSue Kolinsky, Steve Bluestein and Marty Ross. Free snacks and non-alcoholic drinks, $4 well drinks. Benefits synagogue youth programs. Tickets: $36 in advance, $40 at the door. 18+ RSVP: Ron Freeman, (818) 703-6003.

 

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 second Thursday of the month, at the Malibu Wine and Beer Garden at 23130 Sherman Way in West Hills. 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, 7900 Balboa Blvd. (C3 and C4 entrance on Stagg Street), Van Nuys, CA 91406. Open Saturdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursdays; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays. Admission: $10, seniors $8, children 10 and under free.

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

West Valley Playhouse, currently operating at First United Methodist Church, 22700 Sherman Way, West Hills, CA 91307.

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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