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WEST HILLS COMMUNITY CALENDAR

June 14-23 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

Neighborhood Council Events

The public is invited to attend all meetings.

The next meeting of the
West Hills Neighborhood Council

will be on

Tuesday, July 2, 2019.

7-9:30 p.m.

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



   

10-Day Calendar, June 14-23 2019

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Friday, June 14

Flag Day

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. — A free English Conversation Class meets 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.

6-9 p.m. — Canoga Park Women’s Club hosts Baseball Bingo at 7401 Jordan Ave. (at Valerio) in Canoga Park. Reservations required: (818) 437-2232 or[email protected].

7-10 p.m. — It’s time for a Silent Disco Glow Party outside the Veggie Grill in the Village at Westfield Topanga. Participants are loaned wireless headphones so they can dance to music from DJs.

8 p.m. — Join officers of the LAPD Topanga Division for “Movie With a Cop” in front of the Topanga Community Police Station, 21501 Schoenborn Ave. in Canoga Park. A family-friendly film is shown on a giant outdoor screen. The movie and popcorn are free, but bring your own chairs and blankets.

Saturday, June 15

8-11 a.m. — The West Hills Neighborhood Council’s Beautification Committeeinvites the community to help clear litter and weeds on the east side of Fallbrook Avenue between Ingomar and Saticoy Streets.  Meet on the corner of Fallbrook and Ingomar. Committee chairs Faye Barta and Brad Vanderhoof supply gardening tools. Bring a hat, a pair of gloves, some sun block and a smile.

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-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.

Noon — The Canoga-Owensmouth Historical Society has its End of 2018-2019 Luncheon in the Back Room at Henri’s, 21601 Sherman Way in Canoga Park.
 

Noon-7 p.m. — A Family Carnival raises funds for local programs of Scouts BSA at Pierce College Farm in Woodland Hills.

1:30 p.m. — Friends of the Platt Branch Library presents Robert Schirn, retired Los Angeles prosecutor and assistant district attorney, speaking about “The Life, Career and Death of Marilyn Monroe” at the Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills. No reservations are required for this free event.

2 p.m. — A GM piano recital happens at the Guitar Merchant, 22805 Saticoy St., at Fallbrook Avenue, in West Hills.

6-8 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.

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.

7 p.m. — A Michelle Audish Benefit Show takes place at the Guitar Merchant, 22805 Saticoy St., at Fallbrook Avenue, in West Hills.

Sunday, June 16

Father’s Day

10 a.m. — Canoga Park Presbyterian Church invites the public to “Donuts With Dad”at 22103 Vanowen St. in Canoga Park.

5:30 p.m.  — The Valley Cultural Center’s 2018 season of free summer concerts in Warner Park continues with Beatles vs. Stones. Emerging artist Emily Coupe is the opening act.

Monday, June 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.

9 a.m.-7 p.m. — Shomrei Torah Synagogue has its 18th annual golf tournament at Spanish Hills Country Club in Camarillo.

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 English Conversation Class with a focus on grammar 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.  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 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 Church, 22700 Sherman Way in West Hills.

Tuesday, June 18

Noon-2 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.

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.

6:30 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.

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.

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

Wednesday, June 19

Juneteenth

8 a.m. — Join Topanga Division senior lead officers in Coffee With a Cop at the Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, 6401 Platt Ave. (at Victory) in West Hills.

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.

11 a.m.-6 p.m. — The New Americans Initiative provides free naturalization and immigration assistance 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.

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

3-4 p.m. — The Summer Reading Challenge for kids continues at the Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills, with Mark Wenzel, resident mime of Disneyland and Sea World, demonstrating classical and contemporary mime styles.

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. Meets in the hospital lobby (may be sold out).

Thursday, June 20

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.

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

4 p.m. — The Summer Reading Challenge for teens continues at the Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills, with a Harry Potter Tri-Trivia Tournament. To reserve a spot, sign up at the reference desk or call (818) 340-9386.

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

6-10 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 by 11:11 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 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.

6:30-8 p.m. — Home Depot offers a free “Do It Herself” workshop on building a rustic-style charging station at 22855 Victory Blvd., 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.

8:30 p.m. — Community Open Gym Basketball is played in the gym at

West Valley Christian Church, 22450 Sherman Way, West Hills.

Friday, June 21

Summer Solstice is at 8:54 a.m.

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. — A free English Conversation Class meets 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.

7 p.m. — Ray Williams and Friends perform at the Guitar Merchant, 22805 Saticoy St., at Fallbrook Avenue, in West Hills.

Saturday, June 22

9 a.m-2 p.m. — The first session of a two-day “Childbirth Education Weekend Express” course meets in the Education Center of West Hills Hospital at 7320 Woodlake Ave., Suite 120. $125.

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

7 p.m. — Diane Hubka & Rick Mayock and John Ziegler perform at the

Guitar Merchant, 22805 Saticoy St., at Fallbrook Avenue, in West Hills.

Sunday, June 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.

5:30 p.m.  — The Valley Cultural Center’s 2019 season of free summer concerts in Warner Park continues with Hollywood U2 in a tribute to U2. Emerging artists Melissa Gottlieb is the opening act.

Upcoming Events:

Aug. 10: West Hills Traffic Safety Fair & Bike Rodeo

 

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. 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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