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Local briefs: District to offer produce for free

August 4, 2013



Event will focus on meth problems

Lifetree Cafe will have an event focused on preventing methamphetamine tragedies at 7 p.m. Thursday at 71 Loma Drive.

The Lifetree event will include an exclusive film of a woman who lost a son due to meth use. The film also features a young man who became addicted to meth but found hope and escaped his addiction.

Admission to the 60-minute event is free. Snacks and beverages will be available. Email or call Phil Hamilton at 482-3313 for more information.

District to offer produce for free

The Camarillo Health Care District will host a produce giveaway in partnership with FOOD Share from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at 3639 E. Las Posas Road.

Participants can select from a variety of seasonal produce items. Produce is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Bags will be provided at the site. There are no eligibility requirements.

Call 388-1952 for more information.


Art entries sought for De Colores show

The Santa Paula Art Museum will have a call to artists for De Colores Art Show.

The show is open to all artists over age 18 working in any medium. All styles of work will be considered, including painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, mixed media, ceramics, batik, metals and tapestry.

Founded by Xavier Montes, the show celebrates Latino heritage, history and iconography. Its inclusive theme asks artists to create artwork that reflects both traditional and contemporary Latino themes.

A processing fee of $25 is required. Visit or call 525-5554 for more information.


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