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WEST HILLS COMMUNITY CALENDAR

April 18-29. 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, May 2, 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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12th Annual Springfest

Saturday, April 6, 2019 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Shadow Ranch Park

22633 Vanowen St., West Hills



   

10-Day Calendar, April 18-29. 2019

Do you have a West Hills event you'd like to list on the calendar?
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Friday, April 19

Good Friday

Passover begins at sundown

10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. —Free English Conversation Classes meet at the Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills.

7 p.m. — Bands perform at the Guitar Merchant, 22805 Saticoy St., at Fallbrook Avenue, in West Hills.

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

Saturday, April 20

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 “Container Gardening” at 22855 Victory Blvd., West Hills.

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.

2 p.m. — Dr. Bradley Bobbs, Ph.D, presents the second session of his two-part lecture, “All I Really Need to Know I Learned From Quantum Physics” or “About Your Cat, Dr. Schrodinger… We Have Good News and Bad News,” at the Calabasas Library next to the Calabasas Commons.

6 p.m. — Bands perform at the Guitar Merchant, 22805 Saticoy St., at Fallbrook Avenue, in West Hills.

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.

Sunday, April 21

Easter

4-7 p.m. — Sunday is the second Jam Night with the Captain Morgan Band at Lenny’s Smokehouse, 23360 Lake Manor Drive in Chatsworth Lake Manor.

Monday, April 22

Earth Day

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 Grammar Patterns English learning group 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.

6-7 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 p.m. — A support group affiliated with NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, meets on the second and fourth Mondays of the month at West Valley Christian School, 22450 Sherman Way, West Hills. Park in the back of the lot.

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

Tuesday, April 23

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 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 Committeemeets in the second-floor conference room of the Condon Family Science and Technology Center at Chaminade College Preparatory High School. To attend committee meetings, enter the campus at Cohasset Street, drive to the north end and park on the lot’s higher level.

6:30 p.m. — The West Hills Optimist Club meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at Mimi’s Café, 19710 Nordhoff Place in Northridge. Details: (818) 704-1505 or (818) 970-7200.

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 Family Science and Technology Center at Chaminade College Preparatory High School. To attend committee meetings, enter the campus at Cohasset Street, drive to the north end and 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, April 24

Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day

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

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.

4 p.m. Inca performs music of the Incas, the Hispanic cities of coastal Peru, the Afro-Peruvian villages south of Lima, and the natives of the Peruvian and Bolivian Amazon jungle at the Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills. The all-ages concert celebrates El Dia de los Ninos and El Dia de Los Libros. Pick up free tickets at the Reference Desk 15 minutes before showtime.

5:30-7:30 p.m. — Fairwinds West Hills hosts the April Mix & Mingle Mixer of theWest Valley Warner Center Chamber of Commerce at 8138 Woodlake Ave. (at Roscoe) in West Hills. RSVP by noon on Tuesday, April 23, by calling (818) 347-4737.

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.

Thursday, April 25

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.

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 p.m. —A free English Conversation Class meet at the Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills.

6-8:30 p.m. — Jazz guitarist Tom Rizzo 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 Neighborhood Watch group for northern West Hills (north of Roscoe Boulevard) meets at the LAPD’s Topanga Community Station, 21501 Schoenborn St. in Canoga Park. 

7 p.m. — California Assembly member Adrin Nazarian speaks about his legislative priorities when the West Valley Democratic Club meets at Toolbox LA, 9410 Owensmouth Ave. in Chatsworth. Also, a representative for Measure EE, on the ballot in the June 4 special election, discusses the measure and asks for the club’s endorsement. RSVP to [email protected].

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

Friday, April 26

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

7 p.m. — The Guitar Merchant presents performances by Garret Swayne and Chad Watson & Scott Firestone at 22805 Saticoy St., at Fallbrook Avenue, in West Hills.

7 p.m. — Singer-songwriter Arielle Silver performs in a house concert in Winnetka in support of her new album. Includes “wine & bites.” Click here for RSVP and location.

8 p.m. — LAPC Theatre presents the Tony Award-winning musical “In the Heights,with music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, in the Dow Arena Theatre at Pierce College, 6201 Winnetka Ave. in Woodland Hills. For tickets, visitbrownpapertickets.com or call (818) 719-6488.

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

Saturday, April 27

Passover ends at sundown

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 West Hills Hospital’s two-day “Childbirth Education Weekend Express” course meets in the Education Classroom, Suite 120 at 7320 Woodlake Ave. $125.

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

10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. — City of Los Angeles Sanitation hosts Earth Day L.A. 2019 at Woodley Park I, 6350 Woodley Ave. in Van Nuys. The free event includes complimentary food and drinks, entertainment, a Kids Zone, a tree and plant give-away, customer assistance, more than 50 exhibitors, and more.

11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.  Nobuyuki Tsujii, blind Japanese concert pianist, performs for adults and seniors at the Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills.

1:30 p.m. — “Contemporary Novels” is the theme when Friends of the Platt Libraryhosts a discussion featuring authors Laurie StevensNancy Cole Silverman and Jill Amadio at the Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills.

4-8 p.m. — West Hills Presbyterian Church welcomes the community to its annual festival at 23350 Welby Way in West Hills. The event includes Korean barbecue, tae kwan do demonstrations, dance performances and snacks.

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

6 p.m. — Bell Canyon Broadway, a community youth theater group, presents “Shrek: The Musical” in the Bell Canyon Social Hall in Bell Canyon. A potluck dinner begins at 5 p.m. Tickets: $10 at the door (cash or check). Details: [email protected].

8 p.m. — LAPC Theatre presents the Tony Award-winning musical “In the Heights,with music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, in the Dow Arena Theatre at Pierce College, 6201 Winnetka Ave. in Woodland Hills. For tickets, visitbrownpapertickets.com or call (818) 719-6488.

Sunday, April 28

8:30-11 a.m. — The Third Annual Shriners for Children Medical Center 5K/10K Walk & Run 2 Heal Kids takes place at Woodley Park in Lake Balboa and Van Nuys. 10K starts at 8:30, 5K starts at 8:45, and the Kids Fun Run starts at 10:15.

9 a.m.-12:45 p.m. — City Councilmember Bob Blumenfield leads a leisurely bicycle ride through existing and planned Los Angeles River and bicycle projects in Reseda and Winnetka. The 10-mile route is suitable for all levels of riders. An LAPD escort is provided. Meet in the parking lot behind the 3rd District Reseda Field Office at 19040 Vanowen St. in Reseda. Details: (818) 774-4330.

9 a.m.-4 p.m. — Members of the West Hills community join the fun as streets in Wilmington are transformed into bicycle and pedestrian zones for CicLAVia. Visitwww.ciclavia.org for more information.

11 a.m.-3 p.m. — The Chatsworth Historical Society has its annual Garden Festivalat Homestead Acre, located just inside Chatsworth Park South on the west end of Devonshire Street. Donations: $5 adults, $1 children, free for children under 5. The Duchess Tea is served in the Rose Garden, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., at a cost of $12 per person.

2 p.m. — LAPC Theatre presents the Tony Award-winning musical “In the Heights,with music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, in the Dow Arena Theatre at Pierce College, 6201 Winnetka Ave. in Woodland Hills. For tickets, visitbrownpapertickets.com or call (818) 719-6488.

4-7 p.m. — Sunday is the second Jam Night with the Captain Morgan Band at Lenny’s Smokehouse, 23360 Lake Manor Drive in Chatsworth Lake Manor.

1 p.m. and 6 p.m. — Bell Canyon Broadway, a community youth theater group, presents “Shrek: The Musical” in the Bell Canyon Social Hall in Bell Canyon. A potluck meal begins one hour before each show. Tickets: $10 at the door (cash or check). Details: [email protected].

Upcoming Events:

April 29: Candidates Forum, West Hills Neighborhood Council Elections

May 19: West Hills Neighborhood Council Elections

 

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, contact Dave Goracke at[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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