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WEST HILLS COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Aug. 16-25, 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 Sept. 5, 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, Aug. 16-25, 2019

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Friday, Aug. 16

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.

11 a.m.-6 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. — 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.

6:30-10 p.m. — Chaminade College Preparatory High School in West Hills has itsBack to School BBQ and Dance.

8 p.m. — The West Valley Playhouse continues its run of “Forbidden Broadway,” a musical parody of Broadway’s greatest hits, 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.

Saturday, Aug. 17

8-11 a.m. — The West Hills Neighborhood Council’s Beautification Committeeinvites the community to help clear litter and weeds along Woodlake Avenue between Ingomar and Saticoy Streets.  Meet in the Fields Market parking lot near Saticoy and Woodlake. Committee chairs Faye Barta and Brad Vanderhoof supply gardening tools. Bring a hat, a pair of gloves, some sun block and a smile.

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-2 p.m. — The first session of a two-day “Childbirth Education Weekend Express” course meets in the H2U office of West Hills Hospital at 7320 Woodlake Ave. $125.

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

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

8 p.m. — The West Valley Playhouse continues its run of “Forbidden Broadway,” a musical parody of Broadway’s greatest hits, 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.

Dusk-10 p.m. — The Valley Cultural Foundation presents a free screening of “Mary Poppins Returns” in Warner Park in Woodland Hills.

Sunday, Aug. 18

7:30 a.m.-noon — Boy Scout Troop 175 has its Sixth Annual Pancake Breakfast in Parish Hall of St. Bernardine’s Church, 6061 Valley Circle Blvd. in Woodland Hills. One $7 ticket covers a full breakfast with eggs, fruit, sausage, pancakes, coffee and juice.

9 a.m.-4 p.m. — Members of the West Hills community join the fun as streets connecting Hollywood and West Hollywood are transformed into bicycle and pedestrian zones for CicLAVia. Visit here for more information.

Noon-10 p.m. — 8one8 Brewing opens its doors for a celebration of its four-year anniversary at 8951 De Soto Ave. in Canoga Park. Details are here.

2:30 p.m. — The West Valley Playhouse continues its run of “Forbidden Broadway,”a musical parody of Broadway’s greatest hits, 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.

4-7 p.m. — The Valley Hive hosts its fourth annual Honey Competition and Recipe Contest at 10538 Topanga Canyon Blvd. in Chatsworth. To enter the competition or submit a recipe, send an email to [email protected] 

5:30 p.m. — The Valley Cultural Foundation’s 2019 season of free summer concerts in Warner Park concludes with The Purple Experience performing music by Prince.Brittney Crush is the opening act.

7 p.m. — Rotten Apples and Friends perform at the Guitar Merchant, 22807 Saticoy St. (at Fallbrook) in West Hills.

Monday, Aug. 19

8 a.m.-7 p.m. — A truck from Helping Hands for the Blind comes to West Hills homes to pick up donations of usable clothes and small household items such as electronics and furniture. Place your boxes or bags marked “Helping Hands for the Blind” on the curb and call (800) 576-5786 to schedule a pickup.

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.

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 drive across campus until you see the Condon Center at your left. Park on the lot’s higher level.
 

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 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, Aug. 20

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 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 across campus until you see the Condon Center at your left. Park on the lot’s higher level.

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

Wednesday, Aug. 21

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.

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.

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 park across campus on the northern lot’s higher level.

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. — West Hills Hospital hosts a free tour of its maternity floor. Meets in the hospital lobby (may be sold out).

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 its summer home, St. Mel Catholic Church at 20870 Ventura Blvd. in 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 park across campus on the northern lot’s higher level.

Thursday, Aug. 22

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.

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.

6-7 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.

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

6:30-10:30 p.m. — The West Valley Chess Club meets at Shomrei Torah Synagogue, 7353 Valley Circle, West Hills.

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, Aug. 23

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.

11 a.m.-6 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. — 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.

4-7 p.m. — Chaminade College Preparatory High School in West Hills has its Stadium Club Tailgate Party.

6:30 p.m. — The Valley Cultural Foundation presents its Fifth Annual Art of Whiskey Tasting on stage at Warner Ranch Park in Woodland Hills. Get details here.

8 p.m. — The West Valley Playhouse continues its run of “Forbidden Broadway,” a musical parody of Broadway’s greatest hits, 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.

Saturday, Aug. 24

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. — Home Depot offers a free workshop on “Installing Tile Backsplash” at 22855 Victory Blvd., West Hills.

10:45 a.m. — A book club meets at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church at 23838 Kittridge St. in West Hills.

4-8 p.m. — The community is invited to Game Fest 2019 at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 23838 Kittridge St. in West Hills. The (mostly) free event includes games for all ages, including board games, video games, “dice and paper” role-playing games, trivia contests, basketball, lawn games and more, plus food trucks, a free drawing for Dodgers tickets and a Velcro wall. Details: (818) 348-8343.

6 p.m. — Foundation for the Preservation of the Santa Susana Mountainspresents a difficult-level Sunset Hike in the Santa Susana Pass State Historic Park’s Upper Meadow. Meet at the Lilac Lane entrance to the park, 7700 Lilac Lane in Simi Valley.

7 p.m. — Ryann Eve and Heather Diem perform at the Guitar Merchant, 22807 Saticoy St. (at Fallbrook) in West Hills.

8 p.m. — The West Valley Playhouse continues its run of “Forbidden Broadway,” a musical parody of Broadway’s greatest hits, 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.

Sunday, Aug. 25

8 a.m.-3 p.m. — Members of Shomrei Torah Synagogue 16 and older join Habitat for Humanity in building housing for people in need. For details, contact Zygi Boxer at (786) 393-0419.

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.

2:30 p.m. — The West Valley Playhouse continues its run of “Forbidden Broadway,”a musical parody of Broadway’s greatest hits, 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.

 

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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