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WEST HILLS COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Sept. 15-24, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

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. 5, 2017

7-9:30 p.m.

deToledo High School
22622 Vanowen St., West Hills
East of Fallbrook, across from Shadow Ranch Park

Note: Most WHNC committees now meet in Chaminade's Condon Center
second-floor conference room, 
7500 Chaminade Ave, Canoga Park, CA 91304

Note: The Saticoy Street entrance to the Condon Center is no longer available.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



   

10-Day Calendar, Sept. 15-24, 2017

Do you have a West Hills event you'd like to list on the calendar?
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Friday, Sept. 15
Noon-1:30 p.m. — Julie Helmstetler leads a Hip and Knee Pre-Operative Education Class near West Hills Hospital at 7320 Woodlake Ave., #110. Free.
 
6:30 p.m. — The Valley Cultural Center has its Third Annual Whiskey Tasting in Urban Oasis at the Warner Center Marriott. Get tickets here.
 
Saturday, Sept. 16
8 a.m. —  Residents of Chatsworth Lake Manor participate in a roadside cleanup of Valley Circle Boulevard, much of which is in West Hills. Meet at the Lake Manor Chapel.
 
8:30 a.m. — Julie Segovia Rowland’s intermediate yoga group meets atShepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church.
 
9 a.m. — Los Angeles City Councilmember Bob Blumenfield’s Free Summer Movie Series wraps up with a screening of “The Book of Life” in the air-conditioned Madrid Theatre, 21622 Sherman Way in Canoga Park. RSVP here.
 
9 a.m-2 p.m. — The first session of a two-day “Childbirth Education Weekend Express” course meets in the H2U office of West Hills Hospital at7320 Woodlake Ave. $125. Register here.
 
10-11:30 a.m. — A free “Do It Yourself” workshop on “Installing a Toilet” is presented at Home Depot22855 Victory Blvd., West Hills. Register here.
 
10 a.m.-1 p.m. — “Relax, Recharge, Rejuvenate,” a class in sensory movements set to music, comes to Antonio Bellissimo’s Café Della Vita Sicilian/Italian Restaurant23759 Roscoe Blvd. in West Hills. Includes a buffet lunch at noon. $15 donation accepted.
 
9 a.m.-2 p.m. — Actor Ed Begley, Jr. joins a lineup of speakers that also includes California State Sen. Henry Stern, Assemblymember Matt Dababneh and Los Angeles City Controller Ron Galperin at an event celebrating National Drive Electric Week at El Camino Real Charter High School, 5440 Valley Circle Blvd. in Woodland Hills. A variety of electric cars and bicycles are on view and available for test drives. The event also includes a free raffle, emergency vehicles, children’s crafts, food trucks and a DJ. Speakers appear at noon. Details are here.
 
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 Topangaraises 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 Hale Charter Academy and Canoga Park, Chatsworth and Cleveland High Schools, among other local schools. The mall event includes face painting, a DJ, guest dignitaries and music. Main ceremony is at noon.
 
11 a.m. — Future Ready Teens presents a workshop on college essay writing at the Platt Branch Library23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills. Sign up at the Reference Desk or call (818) 340-9386 to reserve a spot. Bring a pen and paper.
 
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.
 
8 p.m. — Chaminade College Preparatory High School has its Homecoming Dance in the gym.
 
Sunday, Sept. 17
7 a.m.-1 p.m. — Volunteers are needed to help the West Hills Neighborhood Council pour the concrete foundation for its new storage shed next to the parking lot at Hill Point Montessori on Kittridge Street at Valley Circle Boulevard.
 
8:30-11:30 p.m. — Spoken-word poet Ideas Aubrey is the headliner when the Lamplight Poetry group meets for its biweekly open-mic night at the White Harte Pub, 22456 Ventura Blvd. in Woodland Hills.
 
Monday, Sept. 18
9-11 a.m. — Wings Over Wendy’s, a club for retired military fliers and others interested in veterans and military aviation, meets at the Wendy’s restaurant at Platt Village in West Hills.
 
10-11 a.m. — West Hills Hospital hosts a Breastfeeding Chat Group in the first-floor Doctors’ Dining Room. Free.

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 Church23838 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:The Saticoy Street entrance to the Condon Center is no longer available. To attend committee meetings, enter Chaminade through the Cohasset Street entrance between Woodlake and Platt Avenues. Drive through the main parking lotbear leftand then continue up and over the hill until you see the Condon Family Technology Center on the left. Park in the nearest lot.
 
7 p.m. — Cub Scouts Pack 474 meets in the Scout Room at First United Methodist Church22700 Sherman Way in West Hills.
 
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.  Note:The Saticoy Street entrance to the Condon Center is no longer available. To attend committee meetings, enter Chaminade through the Cohasset Street entrance between Woodlake and Platt Avenues. Drive through the main parking lotbear leftand 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.
 
7:30-9 p.m. — Linda Feder leads a weekly meditation class at Shomrei Torah Synagogue7353 Valley Circle Blvd. in West Hills. Wear comfortable clothes.
 
8 p.m. — A Narcotics Anonymous group meets in the Parlor at First United Methodist Church22700 Sherman Way in West Hills.
 
Tuesday, Sept. 19
6:30 p.m. — The West Hills Neighborhood Council’s Budget Committeemeets in the second-floor conference room of the Condon Center at Chaminade College Preparatory High School. Note:The Saticoy Street entrance to the Condon Center is no longer available. To attend committee meetings, enter Chaminade through the Cohasset Street entrance between Woodlake and Platt Avenues. Drive through the main parking lotbear leftand 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.
 
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. — The Santa Susana Field Lab Community Advisory Group (CAG) meets in the Hidden Lake Clubhouse, 8360 Sedan Ave. in West Hills. Discussion focuses on the DTSC Draft Environmental Impact Report.
 
7-9 p.m. — Boy Scouts Troop 474 meets in the Scout Room at First United Methodist Church22700 Sherman Way in West Hills.
 
7-9:15 p.m. — A Narcotics Anonymous group meets in the Parlor of First United Methodist Church22700 Sherman Way in West Hills.
 
7:30 p.m. — The West Hills Neighborhood Council’s Community/Senior Center Committee meets in the second-floor conference room of the Condon Center at Chaminade College Preparatory High School. Note:The Saticoy Street entrance to the Condon Center is no longer available. To attend committee meetings, enter Chaminade through the Cohasset Street entrance between Woodlake and Platt Avenues. Drive through the main parking lotbear leftand 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.
 
Wednesday, Sept. 20
Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year, begins at sundown.
 
10:30 a.m.  Preschool Storytime With Grandma Judie is presented at thePlatt Branch Library23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills.
 
7-8 p.m. — West Hills Hospital hosts a free tour of the maternity floor. Register here.
 
7-9 p.m. — Alcoholics Anonymous for Men meets at First United Methodist Church22700 Sherman Way in West Hills.
 
8 p.m. — West Hills’ Mary Crescenzo sings with James Domine’s Blues Bandits at Lane 33 of the Winnetka Bowl, Winnetka Avenue at Vanowen Street in Winnetka. Two-drink minimum.
 
Thursday, Sept. 21
Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year, continues to sundown.
 
7-8:30 a.m. — The Kiwanis Club of Warner Center meets at IHOP, 22810 Vanowen St., West Hills.
 
Noon-1:30 p.m. — Julie Helmstetler leads a Hip and Knee Pre-Operative Education Class near West Hills Hospital at 7320 Woodlake Ave., #110. Free.
 
4-5 p.m. — The Platt Branch Library celebrates Teen Latino Heritage Month with a workshop on “Mexican Paper Art” for ages 10 and up at 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills. Sign up at the Information Desk or call(818) 340-9386.
 
6:30-8 p.m. — Home Depot offers a free “Do It Herself” workshop on “Harvest Lawn Signs” at 22855 Victory Blvd., West Hills. Click here to register.
 
6:30-10:30 p.m. — The West Valley Chess Club meets at Shomrei Torah Synagogue, 7353 Valley Circle, West Hills.
 
CANCELED — The West Hills Neighborhood Council’s Operations Committee does not meet tonight.
 
8:30 p.m. — Community Open Gym Basketball is played in the gym at West Valley Christian Church22450 Sherman Way, West Hills.
 
Friday, Sept. 22
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.
 
Saturday, Sept. 23
8-11 a.m. — The West Hills Neighborhood Council’s Beautification Committee invites the community to help clear the sidewalk along the north side Roscoe Boulevard east of Fallbrook Avenue. Meet at the northeast corner of Fallbrook and Roscoe. Committee chairs Anthony Brosamle andBrad Vanderhoof supply gardening tools. Bring a hat, a pair of gloves, some sun block and a smile.
 
8:30 a.m. — Julie Segovia Rowland’s intermediate yoga group meets atShepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church.
 
10-11:30 a.m.— A free “Do It Yourself” workshop on “Installing Wall Tile” is presented at Home Depot22855 Victory Blvd., West Hills. Register here.
 
10 a.m.-1 p.m. — “Relax, Recharge, Rejuvenate,” a class in sensory movements set to music, comes to Antonio Bellissimo’s Café Della Vita Sicilian/Italian Restaurant23759 Roscoe Blvd. in West Hills. Includes a buffet lunch at noon. $15 donation accepted.
 
11 a.m.-noon — Adult Librarian Marc talks about the science of the Sun at the Platt Branch Library23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills.
 
Sunday, Sept. 24
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.
 
3:30-5 p.m. — First United Methodist Church has its 58th annual All-Church Barbecue at 22700 Sherman Way in West Hills. Tickets: $7 adults, $4 children 6-12, free for 5 and younger. Purchase tickets by Sept. 18. Details:(818) 340-5084.
 
ONGOING EVENTS AND VENUES:
Art Galleries
Hidden L.A. Tattoo & Fine Art24372 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.
 
Other farmers markets in the vicinity of West Hills include:
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; Kaiser Woodland Hills Medical Center  Thursdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; 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 Church23838 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 Hills Walkers meet for a family-friendly social stroll at 6:45 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays in Platt Village in front of Nothing Bundt Cakes.
 
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.
 
Wings Over Wendy’s, a club for retired military fliers, meets on Mondays, 9-11 a.m., at Wendy’s at 6430 Platt Ave., 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 Library23600 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 Center24424 Vanowen St., West Hills. For details, call (818) 992-4142 or click here.
 
Casey’s Tavern22029 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+)
 
Café Della Vita Sicilian Italian Restaurant23759 Roscoe Blvd., near Valley Circle Boulevard, open 3-9 p.m. every day except Mondays. Richie Freeman and his band perform jazz and standards on Tuesdays, 7-9 p.m. Singing waiters and karaoke nightly.
 
The Guitar Merchant features bands and a Wednesday night “open mike” showcase. Cover charges vary. 7503 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Canoga Park(818) 884-5905.
 
Piano bar at Alessio’s Restaurant6428 Platt Ave., West Hills(818) 710-0270. You can take a look at the menu here.
 
Singers are invited to join the San Fernando Valley Male Chorus, which rehearses everyMonday, 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.net or call Bill Congleton at (818) 888-8093.
 
Museums
Canoga-Owensmouth Historical Museum7248 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 Museum21630 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 & Bar6775 Fallbrook Ave., West Hills(818) 704-9537.
 
Numero Uno Tavern, 243335 Victory Blvd. (at Valley Circle Boulevard), West Hills. (818) 999-0880.
 
The Rabbit Hole22105 Roscoe Blvd (just west of Lowe's), West Hills.
 
West Hills Pizza Company7543 Fallbrook Ave. (at Saticoy), West Hills. (818) 347-4992.
 
Theater
Clyde Porter's West Valley Playhouse7242 Owensmouth Ave. in Canoga Park.
 
Madrid Theater21622 Sherman Way, Canoga Park(818) 347-9419.



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