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WEST HILLS COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Feb. 21 - March 1, 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

Neighborhood Council Events

The public is invited to attend all meetings.

The next meeting of the
West Hills Neighborhood Council

Thursday, March 5, 2020

7 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

de Toledo High School

22622 Vanowen St., West Hills

East of Fallbrook, across from Shadow Ranch Park

(Please use the parking structure.)



   

10-Day Calendar, Feb. 21 - March 1, 2020

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Friday, Feb. 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.

9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. — A free citizenship class taught in Farsi is offered at the Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills. To register, call the PARS Equality Center, (818) 606-3091.

12:30-2 p.m. and 2-3:30 p.m. — Free English Conversation Classes meet at the Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills.

4 p.m. — The Sage Ranch Roundup begins at Sage Ranch Park at the top of Woolsey Canyon Road west of Valley Circle. The free two-night event includes acoustic music by local artists, a potluck BBQ, planting baby oak trees with the Sky Valley Volunteers, a screening of a locally filmed cowboy movie, a hike to Turtle Rock, and optional camping in the great outdoors. A small fee is charged for parking.

7:30 p.m. — “The Boggs & Maschmeyer Funeral Home,” a “grave musical undertaking,” is performed at the Madrid Theatre, 21622 Sherman Way in Canoga Park.

8 p.m. — The West Valley Playhouse presents Agatha Christie’s mystery thriller, “Love From a Stranger, at its new home, 7507 Topanga Canyon Blvd, in Canoga Park. (818) 884-1907.

Saturday, Feb. 22

All Day — The Sage Ranch Roundup continues at Sage Ranch Park at the top of Woolsey Canyon Road west of Valley Circle. The free two-night event includes acoustic music by local artists, a potluck BBQ, planting baby oak trees with the Sky Valley Volunteers, a screening of a locally filmed cowboy movie, a hike to Turtle Rock, and optional camping in the great outdoors. A small fee is charged for parking.

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

8:30-11:30 a.m. — Volunteers are invited to join the West Hills Neighborhood Council’s Beautification Committee in a Community Cleanup along Medical Center Drive between Sherman Way and Woodlake Avenue. Participants sweep up pine needles and clear weeds on sidewalks. Meet in the hospital parking lot at Sherman Way and Medical Center Drive. Tools and gloves are provided. Bring your own sunscreen, a hat and a smile.

8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. — West Hills Hospital presents an all-day Childbirth Education course in the first-floor Doctors’ Dining Room. Cost: $100.

10 a.m.  Fun With Friends, a social skills group for young people age 5 to young adults with developmental disabilities, meets at 24372 Vanowen St. in West Hills. Email [email protected] for details.

10 a.m.-11:30 p.m. — The Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills, hosts an Adult Literacy Voting Workshop. Snacks are provided.

10-11:30 a.m. — Home Depot provides a free “Do It Yourself” workshop on “Installing Tile Backsplash” at 22855 Victory Blvd., West Hills.

10 a.m.-1 p.m. —The Foundation for the Preservation of the Santa Susana Mountainscontinues its training series for park docents, naturalists and hike leaders. Today’s session is “Stagecoach Trail History Hike,” led by Dottie Acker. Meet at the Andora Avenue entrance of the Santa Susana Pass State Historic Park. Cost: $15 per class for drop-ins.

1-2 p.m. — Kres Mersky presents her one-woman show, “The Life and Times of Albert Einstein, at the Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills. Free.

2:30-4 p.m. — A free English Conversation Class meets at the Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills.

5-10 p.m. — An art show called Visions II opens with a reception at Toolbox LA, 9410 Owensmouth Ave. in Chatsworth. Free and open to the public.

7 p.m. — Sekou and Friends break down the groove at the Guitar Merchant, 22805 Saticoy St., at Fallbrook Avenue, in West Hills.

7:30 p.m. — “The Boggs & Maschmeyer Funeral Home,” a “grave musical undertaking,” is performed at the Madrid Theatre, 21622 Sherman Way in Canoga Park.

8 p.m. — The West Valley Playhouse presents Agatha Christie’s mystery thriller, “Love From a Stranger, at its new home, 7507 Topanga Canyon Blvd, in Canoga Park. (818) 884-1907.

Sunday, Feb. 23

8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. — The Shomrei Torah Synagogue Sisterhood presents an all-day Mah Jongg Tournament and Social at 7353 Valley Circle Blvd. in West Hills. Cost is $42. Details: (818) 854-7478.

11 a.m. — The Foundation for the Preservation of the Santa Susana Mountains welcomes the public to a Welcome Walk into the Santa Susana Pass State Historic Park. Meet at the Andora Avenue Trailhead.

1-2 p.m. — Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer presents a free panel discussion for seniors, “Thrive! Preparing for the Next Act, at Temple Aliyah, 6025 Valley Circle Blvd. in Woodland Hills. RSVP required:[email protected] or (213) 978-8026.

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. — “The Boggs & Maschmeyer Funeral Home,” a “grave musical undertaking,” is performed at the Madrid Theatre, 21622 Sherman Way in Canoga Park.

2:30 p.m. — The West Valley Playhouse presents Agatha Christie’s mystery thriller, “Love From a Stranger, at its new home, 7507 Topanga Canyon Blvd, in Canoga Park. (818) 884-1907.

Monday, Feb. 24

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.

6 p.m. — The basic “mindful yoga” group meets at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 23838 Kittridge St. Donations optional. 

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.

7-11 p.m. — The final round of the Rock the Valley Battle of the Bands pits Spectre Jonesand Illunis against Av!va and Austin Jones & the Immortals at the Madrid Theatre, 21622 Sherman Way in Canoga Park. The event is a production of the Valley Cultural Foundation. Admission: $10.

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

Tuesday, Feb. 25

Noon-2 p.m. and 2-4 p.m.  Adult literacy tutors are available for walk-in assistance at the Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills.

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 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.

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

7 p.m. — Shomrei Torah Synagogue hosts a hamantaschen-making party at 7353 Valley Circle Blvd. in West Hills. Free for Sisterhood members; $5 for others. Children are welcome.

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.

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

7:45 p.m. — Shomrei Torah Synagogue’s Underground Book Club discusses Barry Weiss’ “How to Fight Anti-Semitism” at 7353 Valley Circle Blvd. in West Hills.

 

Wednesday, Feb. 26

3 p.m.  The West Hills Neighborhood Council’s Youth & Education and Public Health Committees meet at Pomelo Community Charter School, 7633 March Ave., West Hills.

6:30-7:30 p.m. — A free English Conversation Class meets at the Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills.

7 p.m. — It’s Open Mic Night at the Guitar Merchant, 22805 Saticoy St., at Fallbrook Avenue, in West Hills. $5 for performers, $3 for audience members.

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

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. — Weekly life drawing sessions are offered at Toolbox LA, 9410 Owensmouth Ave. in Chatsworth. Cost: $10 for members, $20 for the public.

Thursday, Feb. 27

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

12:30-2 p.m. — Joanne D’Antonio and Richard Torres of Green Light to Mobility conduct a free advanced workshop on how to use a computer, tablet or smartphone to plan trips on public transportation at the Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills. Bring a smartphone and know your ID and password so you can download free apps; some knowledge of local public transportation is necessary. Seniors over age 62 can apply for a discount tap card before or after the workshop (bring ID and be prepared for a photo).

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

1-2 p.m. — It’s Paint Day at Toolbox LA, 9410 Owensmouth Ave. in Chatsworth.

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

4-7 p.m. — The NextGen Bus Plan for the San Fernando Valley is described in the Rose Goldwater Community Room, 21710 Vanowen St. in Canoga Park.

5:30-6:30 p.m. — It’s STEAM Family Night at Haynes Charter for Enriched Studies, 6624 Lockhurst Drive in West Hills.

6-8:30 p.m. — Jazz guitarist Jim Fox 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 Ad Hoc Bylaws Committee meets at de Toledo High School, 22622 Vanowen St. 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 p.m. — The West Valley Playhouse presents Agatha Christie’s mystery thriller, “Love From a Stranger, at its new home, 7507 Topanga Canyon Blvd, in Canoga Park. (818) 884-1907.

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

Friday, Feb. 28

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.

9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. — A free citizenship class taught in Farsi is offered at the Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills. To register, call the PARS Equality Center, (818) 606-3091.

11 a.m.-2 p.m. — West Hills Hospital presents Heart Smart 2020 in a large tent behind the hospital. The free exposition provides information on heart health, including heart attack prevention, plus blood pressure screenings and training in hands-only CPR. Free heart-healthy lunches are provided.

12:30-2 p.m. and 2-3:30 p.m. — Free English Conversation Classes meet at the Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills.

7:30 p.m. — The Chaminade Players present the musical “Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street” in Chaminade’s magnificent Tutor Family Center for the Performing Arts in West Hills. Tickets: $16 students; $22 adults.

8 p.m. — The West Valley Playhouse presents Agatha Christie’s mystery thriller, “Love From a Stranger, at its new home, 7507 Topanga Canyon Blvd, in Canoga Park. (818) 884-1907.

8:30 p.m. — Spectrum Dance brings a showcase of different styles of dance performed by different age groups at the Madrid Theatre, 21622 Sherman Way in Canoga Park. No tickets or reservations needed.

Saturday, Feb. 29

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

10 a.m.  Fun With Friends, a social skills group for young people age 5 to young adults with developmental disabilities, meets at 24372 Vanowen St. in West Hills. Email [email protected] for details.

10 a.m.-1 p.m. — The Foundation for the Preservation of the Santa Susana Mountainscontinues its training series for park docents, naturalists and hike leaders. Today’s session is “Third Grade Field Trip Program.” Meet at Homestead Acre. Cost: $15 per class for drop-ins.

2:30-4 p.m. — A free English Conversation Class meets at the Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills.

7:30 p.m. — The Chaminade Players present the musical “Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street” in Chaminade’s magnificent Tutor Family Center for the Performing Arts in West Hills. Tickets: $16 students; $22 adults.
 

8 p.m. — The West Valley Playhouse presents Agatha Christie’s mystery thriller, “Love From a Stranger, at its new home, 7507 Topanga Canyon Blvd, in Canoga Park. (818) 884-1907.

8 p.m. — Spectrum Dance brings a showcase of different styles of dance performed by different age groups at the Madrid Theatre, 21622 Sherman Way in Canoga Park. No tickets or reservations needed.

Sunday, March 1

Noon — Bring your fiddles, banjos, mandos and spoons to the Bluegrass Jam at the Guitar Merchant, 22805 Saticoy St., at Fallbrook Avenue, in West Hills.

2 p.m. —The Chaminade Players present the musical “Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street” in Chaminade’s magnificent Tutor Family Center for the Performing Arts in West Hills. Tickets: $16 students; $22 adults.

2-4 p.m. — The Valley Jazz Club Presents the Chaminade Jazz Ensemble in a performance at 3 p.m. at the Elks Club Lodge, 20925 Osborne St. in Canoga Park. Preceding the concert is a jazz jam, 1-3 p.m. Cost: $7 members, $10 guests. Food and beverages are available. Details: (818) 347-3156.

2:30 p.m. — The West Valley Playhouse presents Agatha Christie’s mystery thriller, “Love From a Stranger, at its new home, 7507 Topanga Canyon Blvd, in Canoga Park. (818) 884-1907.

3-5 p.m. — Fun With Friends, a social skills group for kids, teens and young adults, has its monthly meet-up at 24372 Vanowen St. in West Hills. RSVP by Feb. 23: (818) 251-0422.

7 p.m. — Spectrum Dance brings a showcase of different styles of dance performed by different age groups at the Madrid Theatre, 21622 Sherman Way in Canoga Park. No tickets or reservations needed.

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 50+ Social Club meets on the second and fourth Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Woodland Hills Recreation Center, 5858 Shoup Ave. in Woodland Hills.


Bridge games for Seniors happen on second and fourth Thursdays, 12:30-4:30 p.m., at the West Valley-Warner Chamber of Commerce, 6101 Owensmouth Ave. in Woodland Hills. Fee: $5. RSVP: [email protected]o.com or (818) 243-1004.

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.

Civil War Roundtable meets at 6 p.m. on the second Wednesday of the month at Weiler’s West Hills Deli, 22323 Sherman Way in Canoga Park. $18 covers the cost of admission and a sandwich dinner that precedes the talk, which begins at 7 p.m. Cost to attend the talk only (includes soft drinks, cookies and entry in a book drawing) is $5. To RSVP for dinner, email [email protected] by noon.

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.

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 

10 a.m. at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 23838 Kittridge St. in West Hills.

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 Saturday 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 its temporary space next to Maggiano’s and the Corner Bakery off Erwin Street at the Promenade Mall in Woodland Hills. (818) 884-1907.

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

This special meeting will be in the second-floor conference room of Chaminade College Preparatory High School’s Condon Center. Enter through Chaminade’s southern entrance on Cohasset Street and drive to the north side of campus. Park in the upper lot.



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