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West county community briefs: Dinner will benefit longtime secretary

May 24, 2014

Ventura County Star, Calif.

May 24--Camarillo

Dinner will benefit longtime secretary

A fundraiser dinner for longtime Camarillo High School secretary Virginia Meyerson is scheduled for 5-7:30 p.m. Thursday in the cafeteria at the school, 4660 Mission Oaks Blvd.

Meyerson suffered a debilitating stroke in May 2013 and the dinner will support her medical care.

Presale tickets cost $10 through May 27. It's $15 at the door. Checks and donations can be made payable to Friends of the Meyerson Family. Milano's Restaurant will provide catering.

Contact Donna Maygren at donna.maygren@ouhsd.k12.ca.us or 389-5412 or Rochelle Sullivan at rochelle.sullivan@ouhsd.k12.ca.us or 312-1633 for more information.

Trip available to Laguna Beach

Friends of the Camarillo Library will take a trip to Laguna Beach from July 17-18 for Pageant of the Masters.

Price will include a main-tier ticket to the pageant, one night accommodation at Dana Point Marina Inn, admission to San Juan Capistrano Mission, breakfast and one lunch.

Cost is $259.50 double per person and $296.50 single for members. Nonmembers will pay $10 more. The sign-up deadline is June 15. Call Helen Andrews at 482-5269 between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday for reservations.

Exhibit to focus on WWII moms

The Wing Aviation Museum at Camarillo Airport, 455 Aviation Drive, will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday.

A special museum display is dedicated to the moms who sacrificed at home during World War II.

Contact Mike Greywitt at mpgconsult@roadrunner.com or 908-1548 for more information.

Center will offer class on disciplines

The Center for Spiritual Living will have a class on quantum energetic disciplines from 7-9 p.m.June 5, 12, 19 and 26 at 221 Daily Drive, Suite 1.

Cost is a $10 donation. Visit http://www.csl-pleasantvalley.org, email pvcsl@live.com or call 482-4300 for more information.

Session will assess relationships

The Camarillo Health Care District will provide a relationship assessment class from 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday at 3639 E. Las Posas Road, Suite E117.

Cost is $10 for Camarillo and Somis residents. It's $12 for out of area residents. Call 388-1952, ext. 100, to register.

Ojai

Painter will give two days of talks

Kamran Khavarani, architect, philosopher and painter, will have talks from 3:30-6 p.m.May 31 and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.June 1 at the Ojai Retreat, 160 Besant Hill Road.

Presale tickets are $25 each day or $40 for both. It's $30 at the door for each day. Visit http://www.ojairetreatevents.org or call 640-1142 for more information.

Oxnard

Actor will present one-man show

John Slade's one-man show "I Sing Walt Whitman" will be performed at 2 p.m.May 31 and 7 p.m.June 1 at the Elite Theatre at Channel Islands' Fisherman's Wharf, 2731 S. Victoria Ave.

Tickets cost $20. Visit http://www.elitetheatre.org or call 483-5118 for reservations.

Shredding event open to residents

The city of Oxnard will host a secure document-shredding event from noon to 4 p.m.June 5 at the Del Norte Regional Recycling and Transfer Station, 111 S. Del Norte Blvd.

The free event is open to Oxnard residents only. Visit http://www.cityofoxnard.org or call 385-8060 for more information.

Knights council planning fundraiser

Oxnard Knights of Columbus Council No. 750 and the Santa Clara Conference of the St. Vincent de Paul Society will have a pancake breakfast fundraiser from 7:30 a.m. to noonJune 8 at Knights of Columbus Hall, 632 South D St.

Tickets can be bought at the door. Call 754-7657 for more information.

Train to be docent at maritime museum

There will be a docent training class at the Channel Islands Maritime Museum, 3900 Bluefin Circle.

It's an eight-week program that meets once a week for two hours. Individuals can select either the Sunday or Tuesday morning class.

Email Jerry Leckie at jleckie@cimmvc.org to enroll.

Santa Paula

Ceremony will honor military veterans

There will be a Memorial Day Ceremony conducted by the Mercer-Prieto Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2043 of Santa Paula and the Korean War Veterans Association Chapter 56 of Ventura County.

The ceremony will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Santa Paula Pierce Brothers Cemetery, 380 Cemetery Road. A musical prelude will take place from 10:15-10:30 a.m.

Seating is limited. Individuals are advised to bring a folding chair. Call 525-5258 for more information.

Theater to present one-act plays

Backstage at Santa Paula Theater Center will present "Playzapoppin!"

The collection of one-act plays will run from Friday through June 15. Performances are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. Sundays. There will be no performance June 7.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $13 for seniors, students and military. Visit http://www.santapaulatheatercenter.org or call 525-4645 for more information.

Chili cook-off, varied activities set

The first Santa Paula Chili Cook-Off will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at East Area One Field, No. 126 and Hallock Drive.

There will be a kids zone, display booths, food vendors, arts and crafts and more.

Admission is $5 for adults and free for children under age 12. Call 525-1333 for more information.

Library will host used book sale

Friends of the Santa Paula Blanchard Community Library will have a book sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.June 7 at 119 N. Eighth St.

Patrons should enter through the roll-up door behind the library accessed from the north parking lot. Email jhawkc@gmail.com for more information.

Ventura

Fundraiser set for local resident

A Team David benefit will take place from 6:30-11 p.m. Saturday at Ventura Elks Lodge, 2126 Knoll Drive.

It will be an evening of fun, food, dancing and friendship to raise funds for medical bills for Ventura County resident David Baker as he undergoes treatment for lymphoma.

Cost is $30 per person or $50 per couple. Email jenisewager@gmail.com for more information.

Pianist to perform solo at concert

Channel Islands Chamber Orchestra will present a concert "Black and White Concept" at 4 p.m.June 1 at the Ventura First United Methodist Church, 1338 E. Santa Clara St.

Piano soloist Miriam Arichea will perform.

Admission is a $20 donation. Visit http://www.chicovc.org or call 643-8621 for more information.

Concert band to present show

The Ventura County Concert Band golden anniversary concert season will conclude with Fab Flashbacks and Timeless Tunes at 3 p.m.June 1 in the Ventura High School Auditorium, 2 N. Catalina St.

Julie Judd will conduct.

Admission is free. Email friends.of.vccb@gmail.com for more information.

Comics will perform at comedy club

"Comics on Surfari" will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday at Ventura Harbor Comedy Club, 1559 Spinnaker Drive.

The comics have been on HBO, Comedy Central, late-night talk shows and more.

Visit http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/684436?date=1044432 for tickets.

Healthy living event will include booths

Summerfest, the free, family-friendly healthy living event, will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.May 31 at Ventura Unified School District'sEducation Service Center, 255 W. Stanley Ave.

More than 50 free community, sports and health organizations will have booths offering fun, hands-on activities, demonstrations and information.

Artist to display assemblage works

Ojai artist Sylvia Raz will present a solo exhibit, "Women on the Verge," through June 14 at the Buenaventura Gallery, 700 E. Santa Clara St.

Raz will show about a dozen pieces of three-dimensional assemblage art.

Visit http://www.buenaventuragallery.org or call 648-1235 for more information.

Jazz orchestra set to perform

The 18-piece Ventura Jazz Orchestra will perform for the memorable Big Band Swing Dance sixth-year anniversary from 8-10:30 p.m.May 31 in ballroom at the Poinsettia Pavilion, 3451 Foothill Road.

Cost is $15. Call 648-1143 for more information.

Public can enjoy open house

The Dudley House will have an open house from 1-4 p.m.June 1 at 197 N. Ashwood Ave.

Admission is free. Call Steve Cummings at 644-3286 for more information.

Group will hold monthly meeting

Citizens for Peaceful Resolutions will meet from 3-5 p.m.June 1 in the Topping Room at E.P. Foster Library, 651 E. Main St.

Visit http://www.c-p-r.net for more information.

Ventura County

Workshops to help with job searches

The Ventura County Job and Career Centers will present free career workshops for job seekers throughout June.

Career shop topics include resume-writing and job-interview techniques. Visit http://www.venturacountyjcc.org or call 800-500-7705 for more information.

Australian musician to offer show

Australian piano star Fiona Joy will perform from 5-7 p.m.June 1. Location will be revealed after ticket purchase.

Tickets are $25. Space is limited. Call 216-8004 for tickets.

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