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WEST HILLS COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Sept. 13-Sept. 22, 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

Neighborhood Council Events

The public is invited to attend all meetings.

The next meeting of the
West Hills Neighborhood Council

will be on

Thursday Oct. 3, 2019.

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

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



   

10-Day Calendar, Sept. 13-Sept. 22, 2019

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Friday, Sept. 13

8 a.m. — The Wellness Resource Network has its monthly meeting in the offices of the West Valley Warner Center Chamber of Commerce on the east side of the Promenade mall.

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. — The New Americans Initiative provides free naturalization and immigration classes at the Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills. Call (213) 228-7390 and leave a message to make an appointment.

12:30-2 p.m. and 3:30-4:30 p.m. — Free English Conversation Classes meet at the Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills.

2:30-3:30 p.m.  “Fun With Words,” a free vocabulary-building class for beginning English learners, meets at the Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills.

Saturday, Sept. 14

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.

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. — A free “Do It Yourself” workshop on “Staining Wood” is presented at Home Depot, 22855 Victory Blvd., West Hills.

10 a.m.-noon — The Los Angeles Fire Department’s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Battalion 17 presents a community meeting on emergency preparedness at 21050 Burbank Blvd. in Woodland Hills. Free. Details are here.

1-4 p.m. — The Valley Ragtime Stomp happens at Paoli’s Pizzeria and Piano Bar, 21020 Ventura Blvd. in Woodland Hills.

4 p.m. — A Sunset Hike treks through the Upper Meadow in the Santa Susana Mountains State Historic Park. Meet at the park’s Lilac Lane Trailhead, 7700 Lilac Lane in Simi Valley.

5 p.m. — Manifest Productions presents music at the Guitar Merchant, 22805 Saticoy St., at Fallbrook Avenue, in West Hills.

7:45 p.m. — The Israeli film “The Women’s Balcony” is screened “under the stars” in the Weisz Garden at Shomrei Torah Synagogue, 7353 Valley Circle, West Hills. Free.

Sunday, Sept. 15

11 a.m.-2 p.m. — Chabad of West Hills celebrates its “bar mitzvah” (13th) year with a dedication ceremony, luncheon and parade marking completion of the Silberg Family Torah. The ceremony takes place at Hill Point Montessori, 6601 Valley Circle Blvd. Following lunch, a “dancing parade” carries the Torah scroll to its home at Chabad. To RSVP, call (818) 337-4544 or visit chabadofwesthills.com.

Monday, Sept. 16

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.

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

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 drive through the parking lot. Then stay to the left and drive until you pass the Condon Center at your left. Park on the 1st lot on your right.

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

7-8:30 p.m. — Naturalist John Luker, AKA “Johnny Acorn,” discusses possible causes and effects of last November’s Woolsey Fire during a meeting of the Santa Susana Mountain Park Association in the Chatsworth Park South Recreation Center at 22360 Devonshire St. in Chatsworth. Free.

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 Church, 22700 Sherman Way in West Hills.

Tuesday, Sept. 17

Noon-6 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.

4-11 p.m. — Team Pomelo PTA has its first restaurant fundraising night of the school year at Islands Fine Burgers and Drinks in the Westfield Topanga mall.

5:30 p.m. — West Hills Walkers meet for a family-friendly social stroll of less than three miles starting from Nothing Bundt Cakes in Platt Village. Free.

6 p.m.  Cub Scouts Pack 777 meets at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 23838 Kittridge St., West 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 at Cohasset Street and drive across campus until you see the Condon Center at your left. Park on the lot’s higher level.

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. Enter at Cohasset Street and drive through the parking lot. Then stay to the left and drive until you pass the Condon Center at your left. Park on the 1st lot on your 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, Sept. 18

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.

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.

4 p.m. — The Platt Branch Library celebrates Latino Heritage Month Margarita with Medina teaching the art of paper-cutting at 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills. Free.

6:30 p.m. — The West Hills Neighborhood Council’s Public Safety & Emergency Preparedness Committee meets in the second-floor conference room of Chaminade College Preparatory High School’s Condon Family Center. Enter at Cohasset Street and drive through the parking lot. Then stay to the left and drive until you pass the Condon Center at your left. Park on the 1st lot on your right.

6:30-7:30 p.m.  MP3 Physical Therapy hosts a Back and Sciatica Workshop at 7230 Medical Center Drive #401 in West Hills. Details are here.

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. — East Coast Al hosts 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 the maternity floor. Meet in the hospital 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.

7:30 p.m. — The West Hills Neighborhood Council’s Communications and Outreach Committee meets in the second-floor conference room of Chaminade College Preparatory High School’s Condon Family Center. Enter at Cohasset Street and drive through the parking lot. Then stay to the left and drive until you pass the Condon Center at your left. Park on the 1st lot on your right.

Thursday, Sept. 19

Talk Like a Pirate Day, arrr.

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

Noon-1:30 p.m. — West Hills Hospital hosts a free Hip and Knee Pre-Operative Education Class at 7320 Woodlake Ave., Suite 120.

12:30-2 p.m. — Emergency and disaster preparedness expert Sue Michiels presents "Are You Really Prepared?” at the Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills. Free.

12:30 and-2:30-4:30 p.m.  Adult literacy tutors are available for walk-in assistance at the Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills.

2-3:30 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.

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 Jim Fox and singer Donna Deussen perform at Thai Fusion Bistro, 6401 Platt Ave. in West Hills.

6-7 p.m. — Patty leads a “Fit 4 Mom” pre-natal group at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church at 23838 Kittridge St. in West Hills.

6:30 p.m. — Chabad of West Hills hosts a “Mega Mother-Daughter Challah Bake” at 6820 Valley Circle Blvd. To RSVP, call (818) 337-4544 or visit chabadofwesthills.com.

6:30-8 p.m. — Home Depot offers a free “Do It Herself” workshop, “Build a mum Planter,” at 22855 Victory Blvd., 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. Enter at Cohasset Street and drive through the parking lot. Then stay to the left and drive until you pass the Condon Center at your left. Park on the 1st lot on your right.

7-9 p.m. — A mah jongg lesson is taught at Shomrei Torah Synagogue, 7353 Valley Circle, West Hills. Donation is $5. RSVP: [email protected].

8 p.m. — A Narcotics Anonymous Study Group meets in the Youth Room 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, Sept. 20

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. — The New Americans Initiative provides free naturalization and immigration classes at the Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills. Call (213) 228-7390 and leave a message to make an appointment.

12:30-2 p.m. and 3:30-4:30 p.m. — Free English Conversation Classes meet at the Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills.

2:30-3:30 p.m.  “Fun With Words,” a free vocabulary-building class for beginning English learners, meets at the Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills.

Saturday, Sept. 21

8-11 a.m. — Volunteers are invited to join the West Hills Neighborhood Council’s Beautification Committee in a Community Cleanup along Platt Avenue between Ingomar and Keswick. Participants use bags and tools supplied by the committee, chaired by Brad Vanderhoof and Faye Barta. Service credit is provided to students.

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.

10-11:30 a.m. — A free “Do It Yourself” workshop on “Installing a Light Fixture” is presented at Home Depot, 22855 Victory Blvd., West Hills.

10 a.m.-1 p.m. — A community open house focusing on “Addressing Transit Access and Heat in Canoga Park” is hosted by City Councilmember Bob Blumenfield and Climate Resolve at Emerson Unitarian Universalist Church, 7304 Jordan Ave. in Canoga Park. Details are here.

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.

11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. — Adult librarian Marc reviews the life and music of Neil Diamond at the Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills. Free.

Noon-4 p.m. — 8one8 Brewing hosts its 2019 Oktoberfest Kickoff Celebration at 8951 De Soto Ave. in Canoga Park. Details are here.

6:30 p.m. — Woodland Hills Rockchippers, Inc. gathers for a social hour and general meeting featuring a DVD program on “Flint Knapping” at First United Methodist Church, 22700 Sherman Way in West Hills.

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

Sunday, Sept. 22

Noon-4 p.m. — 8one8 Brewing continues its 2019 Oktoberfest Kickoff Celebration at 8951 De Soto Ave. in Canoga Park. Today’s event includes “the first ever wiener dog race in Canoga Park.” Details are here.

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.

2-6 p.m. — Funday Sunday, a family event benefiting the San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission, comes to Toolbox LA, 9410 Owensmouth Ave. in Chatsworth. The event includes a magic show, a puppet show, character appearances and shopping opportunities. Details are here.

3:30 p.m. — First United Methodist Church has its All Church BBQ at 22700 Sherman Way 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.

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 the Malibu Wine and Beer Garden at 23130 Sherman Way 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 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 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.

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



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