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East county community briefs

June 15, 2013


June 15--Camarill

Shelter's kitten fees to be cut in half

Ventura County Animal Services will host a kitten baby shower from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 22 at the Camarillo animal shelter, 600 Aviation Way.

All kitten pet adoptions will be priced at $60, which is half the regular adoption fee.

The shelter's new nursery foster program requests donations of KMR kitten formula, kitten baby bottles, blankets, cat beds and funding.

Tax-deductible monetary donations should be made payable to Animal Regulation Volunteer Auxiliary.

Contact Brooke Novak at or 388-4345 for more information.

Simi Valley

Fundraiser to help For the Troops

For the Troops will have a fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday at Chili's, 25 W. Cochran St. Present a flier to the server to help the organization

Call 306-0830 to obtain a flier

Picnic to recognize school alumni

The fifth annual Simi Valley High School alumni barbecue/picnic will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 22 at Tapo Canyon Park, 4651 Tapo Canyon Road.

Contact Shelle Hogan at for more information.

Thousand Oaks

Summer concerts to get underway

The U2 tribute band Hollywood U2, will kick off the Janss Marketplace summer concert series from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at 275 N. Moorpark Road.

The free concerts will take place for 11 weeks through Aug. 28. Performers include 90s Top Dance Band, Acoustic Saints, Neil Deal, Fan Halen and more.

Concertgoers can register for the chance to win great prizes, and those who present receipts of $25 or more will get a free summer concerts T-shirt.

Call 495-4662 for more information.

McRea Ranch to host movie night

The Conejo Community Center/Outdoor Unit of the Conejo Recreation and Park District will have "A Movie Night at the McCrea Ranch" from 8-10 p.m. June 22.

The feature film will be "The Outriders" a 1950 western starring Joel McCrea.

Popcorn, candy and beverages will be available. Space is limited.

Visit or call 495-2163 for directions or to register

Film explores impact of Club 47

The Grant R. Brimhall Library will host a free screening of "For the Love of the Music: The Club 47 Folk Revival" at 2 p.m. June 23 at 1401 E. Janss Road.

The documentary explores the history of Club 47, the iconic Cambridge, Mass., folk music mecca from 1958-1968.

The film's co-producer/co-director Todd Kwait will attend the screening. Visit or call 449-2660, ext. 7358, for more information.


Event to include film, dinner

The Museum of Ventura County will start its summer movie series with Dinner and a Movie on June 22 at 100 E. Main St.

The evening will start with a pulled-pork dinner on the museum plaza followed by a screening of the 1963 epic comedy "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World."

Cost is $20 per person, which includes dinner, popcorn and a museum guest pass.

A no-host bar will be available. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m., followed by the film screening at 7 p.m. Reservations are required by calling 653-0323, ext. 7.

Harbor will host pet adoption fest

Ventura Harbor will have a Bring Me Home pet adoption festival from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 22 at the harbor across from Harbor Cove Beach.

Dog trainers, veterinarians, pet food specialists and others will attend.

The free event is open to the public. Call 320-3203 for more information.


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