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WEST HILLS COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Sept. 14-23, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

Neighborhood Council Events

The public is invited to attend all meetings.

The next meeting of the
West Hills Neighborhood Council

will be on

Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018

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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10-Day Calendar, Sept. 14-23, 2018

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Friday, Sept. 14

12:30-2 p.m. — A free English Conversation Class meets at the Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills.

4 p.m. — The Guitar Merchant hosts a Sekou Master Music Seminar and Performanceat 22805 Saticoy St., at Fallbrook Avenue, in West Hills.

5:30-7:30 p.m. — The public is invited to “Taco Tuesday on Friday” at YesLoans, 22709 Victory Blvd. in West Hills. RSVP: Shimon at myscore2011@yahoo.com.

Saturday, Sept. 15

8:30-11:30 a.m. — Volunteers are invited to join the West Hills Neighborhood Council’s Beautification Committee in a Community Cleanup along Valley Circle Boulevard between Strathern Street and Roscoe Boulevard. Participants sweep up pine needles from the sidewalks using bags and tools supplied by the committee, chaired byBrad Vanderhoof. Bagels and cream cheese are supplied by event sponsor Badda Bing! Bagels and coffee comes from Starbucks. Service credit is provided to students.

8:30 a.m. — An intermediate yoga group meets at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 23838 Kittridge St., West Hills. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat or blanket. Donations accepted.

9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. — West Hills Hospital hosts a Breastfeeding Class at 7320 Woodlake Ave., Suite 120. Free.

9 a.m.-3 p.m. — The Women’s Ministry of Calvary Church hosts the church’s Harvest and Bake Sale at 7115 Shoup Ave. in West Hills. The sale includes quilts, embroidery, wreaths, knitting, crochet, baked goods, costume jewelry, plants & succulents, and jams & preserves.

9 a.m.-3 p.m. — Secure E-Waste Destruction has a TV Monitor & Computer Recycling and Paper Shredding Event in the parking lot behind the Ralphs Supermarket at 22915 Victory Blvd. in West Hills. Cost for shredding: $5 per banker’s box; no shredding is done on site. Do not bring printers.

10-11:30 a.m.— A free “Do It Yourself” workshop on “Installing a Faucet” is presented at Home Depot, 22855 Victory Blvd., West Hills.

CANCELED — National Drive Electric Week won’t take place this year at El Camino Real Charter High School in Woodland Hills.

10 a.m.-3 p.m. — The City of Calabasas presents a free electronic waste round-up on the third Saturday of every month in the future Bristol Farms parking lot at 23381 Mulholland Drive in Woodland Hills. Click here for a list of accepted items.

10 a.m.-5 p.m. — The annual Mile of Quarters event at Westfield Topanga raises funds for the Boys & Girls Club of the West ValleyThe public is invited topurchase one foot or more of quarters (at $3.25 each foot) to join in laying out a mile of quarters (5,280 feet) inside the mall. Other events are set at local schools. The mall event includes face painting, a DJ, a balloon artist, guest dignitaries and music. Main ceremony is at noon.

1-2 p.m. — Emergency Medical Technician Chris Le leads a hands-on workshop on Basic First Aid at the Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills. For all ages.

6:30 p.m. — Woodland Hills Rockchippers, Inc. gathers for a social and general meeting featuring Brad Smoth speaking on “Broom Casting” at First United Methodist Church, 22700 Sherman Way in West Hills.

7 p.m. — The Guitar Merchant hosts performances by Nutcracker Gonzalez and Robin Hild and Co. at 22805 Saticoy St., at Fallbrook Avenue, in West Hills.

Sunday, Sept. 16

9 a.m.-3 p.m. — Secure E-Waste Destruction has a TV Monitor & Computer Recycling and Paper Shredding Event in the parking lot behind the Ralphs Supermarket at 22915 Victory Blvd. in West Hills. Cost for shredding: $5 per banker’s box; no shredding is done on site. Do not bring printers.

11 a.m.-2 p.m. — California Assemblymember Jesse Gabriel takes his oath of office at Reseda High School, 18230 Kittridge St. in Reseda. Featured speakers include Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, California Secretary of State Alex Padilla and Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon. At noon, the event turns into a Community Resource Fairand service project presented by L.A. Family Housing. RSVP here.

Monday, Sept. 17

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.

10-11 a.m. — West Hills Hospital hosts a Breastfeeding Chat Group. Free.

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.  — A basic “mindful yoga” group meets at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 23838 Kittridge St. Free.

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. Note: To attend committee meetings, enter Chaminade through the Cohasset Street entrance between Woodlake and Platt Avenues. Drive through the main parking lotbear left and then continue up and over the hill until you see the Condon Family Technology Center on the left. Park in the nearest lot. The agenda is here.

7 p.m. — Cub Scouts Pack 474 meets in the Scout Room at First United Methodist Church, 22700 Sherman Way in West Hills.

7-8:30 p.m. — Sky Valley Volunteers and TreePeople speak on “Reforesting Our Struggling Oak Trees: What We’ve Learned After 1 Year” when the Santa Susana Mountain Park Association meets in the Chatsworth Park South Recreation Center, 22360 Devonshire St. in Chatsworth.

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 Center. Enter the driveway across Saticoy Street from Fields Market and park on the lot’s higher level. Note:  To attend committee meetings, enter Chaminade through the Cohasset Street entrance between Woodlake and Platt Avenues. Drive through the main parking lotbear left and then continue up and over the hill until you see the Condon Family Technology Center on the left. Park in the nearest lot.

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

Tuesday, Sept. 18

Yom Kippur begins at sundown.

2-3:30 p.m. — A free English Conversation Class meets at the Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills.

4-5 p.m. — Detective  Foster Rains of the Los Angeles Police Department discusses his experiences involving elder abuse and interventions that can be taken to stop it at thePlatt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills. Free.

6:30 p.m. — Cub Scouts Pack 777 meets at West Valley Christian Church, 22450 Sherman Way, West Hills. A Boy Scouts troop also meets at 7 p.m.

7 p.m. — A Codependents Anonymous group meets in the Youth Room at First United Methodist Church, 22700 Sherman Way in West Hills.

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

Wednesday, Sept. 19

Yom Kippur ends at sundown.

Talk Like a Pirate Day, aargh.

10:30-11:15 a.m.  Preschool Storytime With Grandma Judie is presented at thePlatt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills.

12:30-2 p.m. and 2:15-3:45 p.m. — Free English Conversation Classes meet at thePlatt 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.

7-8 p.m. — West Hills Hospital hosts a free tour of the maternity floor. Meet in the hospital lobby.

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, Sept. 20

7-8:30 a.m. — The Kiwanis Club of Warner Center meets at IHOP, 22810 Vanowen St., West Hills. Wynn Rich is the guest speaker.

12:30-2:30 p.m. — Retired Judge Ira Banks leads a discussion on “Immigration: The Law, History and Jargon” in an event sponsored by the League of Women Voters at the Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills.

2-4:30 p.m. — Enadia Way Technology Enriched Charter School, 22944 Enadia Way in West Hills, has its weekly Farmers Market featuring fresh fruits and vegetables from its garden. Cash only.

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.

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

6-9 p.m. — It’s Italian Cookin’ Class Night at Cookin’ With Lenny’s Steakhouse, 23360 Lake Manor Drive in Chatsworth Lake Manor. $65 per person. RSVP required: (818) 348-8100.

6-9 p.m. — Top Rocker Harley-Davidson hosts Bike Night #6 Edition at 22107 Sherman Way in Canoga Park. The event includes live music, food, raffle prizes, contests and vendors to benefit the White Hear Foundation.

6:30-8 p.m. — Home Depot offers a free “Do It Herself” workshop, “Build a S’mores Station,” at 22855 Victory Blvd., West Hills. Click here to register.

6:30-9 p.m. — Local musician Eddie Salcido performs at Al Italiano Restaurant, 23701 Roscoe Blvd. 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 West Hills Neighborhood Council’s Operations Committee meets in the second-floor conference room of the Condon Center at Chaminade College Preparatory High School.

8 p.m. — Piano man Robert Sweet performs at Cookin’ With Lenny’s Smokehouse, 23360 Lake Manor Drive in Chatsworth Lake Manor.

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

Friday, Sept. 21

8:15 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.

12:30-2 p.m. — A free English Conversation Class meets at the Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills.

6-10 p.m. — Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary 2805 hosts its annual Fish Fry and Live Band at 8107 Canoga Ave. in Canoga Park. Cost: $10 presale, $12 on the day of the event.

Saturday, Sept. 22

7:45 a.m.-4 p.m. — Members of 99 Neighborhood Councils across Los Angeles, including the West Hills Neighborhood Council, participate in the 2018 Congress of Neighborhoods at City Hall.

8:30 a.m. — An intermediate yoga group meets at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 23838 Kittridge St., West Hills. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat or blanket. Donations accepted.

9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. — West Hills Hospital hosts a Breastfeeding Class at 7320 Woodlake Ave., Suite 120. Free.

10-11:30 a.m. — A free “Do It Yourself” workshop on “Installing Wall Tile” is presented at Home Depot,22855 Victory Blvd., West Hills.

Noon-4 p.m. — It’s Safety Day at the Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills. Participants of all ages learn about preparing for earthquakes and other disaster. The event includes Yogi Bear’s Shakey Quakey Schoolhouse. Free for all ages.

1 p.m. — The Los Angeles Fire Department provides a program for children at thePlatt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills.

7 p.m. — The Guitar Merchant hosts performances by John Doe, Sabre, The Calicos and NOBI  at 22805 Saticoy St., at Fallbrook Avenue, in West Hills.

Sunday, Sept. 23

Sukkot begins at sundown.

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.

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.

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.

San Fernando Valley Geocachers gather for “meet and greets,” 4:30-7 p.m. on the second Wednesday of most months at the West Hills Pizza Company, 7543 Fallbrook Ave. (at Saticoy), West Hills. Free raffle around 6:30 p.m.

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 third Thursday of the month, September through June, at the Woodland Hills Country Club, 21150 Dumetz Road. To RSVP, clickhere 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 bandkcongleton@sbcglobal.netor 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, 21630 Marilla St., Chatsworth. Open Saturdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., and Sundays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. (818) 678-4934.

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

Clyde Porter's West Valley Playhouse, 7242 Owensmouth Ave. in Canoga Park.

Madrid Theater, 21622 Sherman Way, Canoga Park. (818) 347-9419.



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