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WEST HILLS COMMUNITY CALENDAR

May 26-June 4, 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, June 1, 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, 
23260 Saticoy St., West Hills, CA 91304.
To see a map of the location, please click here.

 



   

10-Day Calendar, May 26-June 4, 2017

Do you have a West Hills event you'd like to list on the calendar?
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Friday, May 26

RSVP Deadline — Today is the deadline for reservations to attend the National Cancer Survivors Day Picnic on Saturday, June 3, at 1 p.m. at 530 Hampshire Road in Westlake Village. RSVP: (805) 379-4777.

7-10:30 p.m. — Dave and Brian perform at Alessio Bistro, 6428 Platt Ave., West Hills.

Saturday, May 27

CANCELED — The intermediate yoga group does not meet today at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 23838 Kittridge St.

9 a.m. — Commencement takes place at Chaminade College Preparatory High Schoolin West Hills.

10-11:30 a.m. — Home Depot offers a free workshop on “Installing Tile Backsplash” at 22855 Victory Blvd., West Hills. Click here to register.

6-8:30 p.m. —The Vegetarian Dining Society of Emerson Unitarian Universalist Church meets at Anantra Thai Restaurant, 21799 Ventura Blvd. in Woodland Hills. Meals cost $15 per person. RVSP here or call (818) 346-0902.

7-10:30 p.m. — Dave and Brian perform at Alessio Bistro, 6428 Platt Ave., West Hills.

Sunday, May 28

8:30-11:30 p.m. — The Lamp Light poetry group meets at the White Harte Pub, 22456 Ventura Blvd. in Woodland Hills. West Hills-raised poet David Gale is among those who participate in the biweekly event of open-mike readings, which are organized by Gale and Cyrus Sepahbodi.

Monday, May 29

Memorial Day

10-11 a.m. — West Hills Hospital hosts a Breastfeeding Chat Group in the first-floor Doctors’ Dining Room. Free.

11 a.m. — The West Hills Neighborhood CouncilWings Over Wendy’s and other West Hills groups participate in the Canoga Park Memorial Day Parade, starting from Sherman Way and Owensmouth Avenue and ending at Cozycroft Avenue. The parade is preceded by a Memorial Day ceremony at 9:50 a.m. A car show follows the parade in the parking lot at First Baptist Church at Sherman Way and Cozycroft. For details, call the Canoga Park/West Hills Chamber of Commerce at (818) 884-4222.

Tuesday, May 30

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.

7-8:30 p.m. — Boy Scouts Troop 474 meets at First United Methodist Church, 22700 Sherman Way in West Hills.

7-9 p.m. — Richie Freeman and his band perform jazz and standards at Café Della Vita Sicilian Italian Restaurant, 23759 Roscoe Blvd., near Valley Circle Boulevard.

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

Wednesday, May 31

10:15 a.m. — A crochet and knitting group meets at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 23838 Kittridge St., West Hills.

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

7 p.m. — The public is invited to the LAPD Topanga Division’s Senior Lead Officers Public Safety Summit at de Toledo High School, 22622 Vanowen St. (across the street from Shadow Ranch Park) in West Hills. Panelists include Topanga SLOs, HOPE Officer Dan Harty, Narcotics Officer Pete Tulugan, Neighborhood Prosecutor Karine Phillips and other guests.

7 p.m. — A men’s AA group meets in the parlor at First United Methodist Church, 22700 Sherman Way in West Hills. Free.

Thursday, June 1

Noon-1:30 p.m. — West Hills Hospital hosts a Hip and Knee Pre-Operative Education Class at 7320 Woodlake Ave., No. 110, West Hills.

2-3 p.m. — Enadia Way Technology Enriched Charter School, 22944 Enadia Way in West Hills, has its weekly Farmers Market featuring fresh fruits, flowers and vegetables from its garden.

5 p.m.  — Julie leads a yoga group at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 23838 Kittridge St. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat or blanket.

6 p.m.  — Natalie teaches a free weekly ukulele lesson at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 23838 Kittridge St.

6:30 p.m. — The Kiwanis Club of Warner Center meets at Weiler’s West Hills Deli, 22323 Sherman Way in Canoga Park.

6:30-10:30 p.m. — The West Valley Chess Club meets at Shomrei Torah Synagogue, 7353 Valley Circle, West Hills.

7 p.m. — A proposed mixed-use development at 23133 Sherman Place is among the topics when the West Hills Neighborhood Council meets at de Toledo High School, 22622 Vanowen St. in West Hills. Also, LAPD Topanga Division Capt. Maureen Ryan addresses police staffing issues in West Hills and nearby communities. Other items on the agenda include budget items to finish the 2016-2017 fiscal year and start the new fiscal year. The public is welcome.

 

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

 

Friday, June 2

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.

 

Friday, June 2 

5-9 p.m. — A Senior Dance with dinner, music and karaoke is the highlight today at the Northridge Hawaiian Festival at the Northridge Recreation Center, 18300 Lemarsh St. Details: (818) 756-8060.

 

7-10:30 p.m. — Dave and Brian perform at Alessio Bistro, 6428 Platt Ave., West Hills.

 

8 p.m. — Robin Howdon’s comedy “Perfect Wedding”begin its run at Clyde Porter’s West Valley Playhouse, 7242 Owensmouth Ave. in Canoga Park. (818) 884-1907.

 

Saturday, June 3

8:30-9:30 a.m. — Julie Segovia Rowland leads an intermediate yoga group atShepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 23838 Kittridge St. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat or blanket. Donations requested.

 

9 a.m.-noon — Home Depot offers a free workshop for kids, building wooden tic-tac-toe games to play with friends and family, at 22855 Victory Blvd., West Hills. Children keep their crafts, receive a certificate of achievement and get a commemorative pin. Register here.

 

9 a.m.-3 p.m. — An LAPD helicopter,SWAT officers, K-9 and Bomb Squad units, food trucks and the LAPD Motorcycle Drill Team and Off Road Unit are among the attractions at the LAPD’s 14th annual Still Saving Lives Car Show at the corner of Topanga Canyon Boulevard and Oxnard Street in Woodland Hills. The event is presented by the LAPD Valley Traffic Division and the Valley Traffic Advisory Council, with sponsorship by Exotic Euro Cars and Vista Woodland Hills. Free.

 

Saturday, June 3

10 a.m.-9 p.m. — A Zumba Dance Party (10 a.m.-noon) is among the highlights at the Northridge Hawaiian Festival at the Northridge Recreation Center, 18300 Lemarsh St. Hawaiian performances and a children’s area are also featured. Details: (818) 756-8060.

 

11 a.m.-3 p.m. — West Hills Church invites the community to its Fun Family Festivalat 7475 Fallbrook Ave., near Saticoy Street in West Hills. Attractions include games, a petting zoo, crafts, goodie bags, drawing prizes, a photo booth, face painting, soccer tips and tricks, and hot dogs for purchase. Details: (818) 887-6227.
 

2:30 p.m. Platt Branch Library presents classical Indian dance performed by Sushma Mohan and the Soorya Arts Academy dancers at 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills. All ages are invited.

 

3 p.m. — California Assemblymember Matt Dababneh hosts a State Budget Town Hallin the Rose Goldwater community meeting room at 21710 Vanowen St. in Canoga Park. Click here to get more information and to RSVP.

 

7-10:30 p.m. — Dave and Brian perform at Alessio Bistro, 6428 Platt Ave., West Hills.

 

8 p.m. — Robin Howdon’s comedy “Perfect Wedding”continues at Clyde Porter’s West Valley Playhouse, 7242 Owensmouth Ave. in Canoga Park. (818) 884-1907.

 

Sunday, June 4

10 a.m.-8 p.m. — The Northridge Hawaiian Festival at the Northridge Recreation Center, 18300 Lemarsh St. features, vendors, Hawaiian performances and a children’s area. Details: (818) 756-8060.

10:45 a.m. — Daphne Du Maurier’s “My Cousin Rachel” is the topic when a book club meets at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 23838 Kittridge St.

1-4 p.m. — The Valley Jazz Club presents jamming musicians at 1 p.m., followed by a performance by Night Blooming Jazzman at 3 p.m., at the Elks Club Lodge, 20925 Osborne St. in Canoga Park. Cost: $7 for members, $10 for guests, free for musicians and children under 12. Food and beverages are available. Details: (818) 347-3155.

2:30 p.m. — Robin Howdon’s comedy “Perfect Wedding”continues at Clyde Porter’s West Valley Playhouse, 7242 Owensmouth Ave. in Canoga Park. (818) 884-1907.

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.

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 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 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 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+)

Café Della Vita Sicilian Italian Restaurant, 23759 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 Restaurant, 6428 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 Museum, 7248 Owensmouth Ave., Canoga Park. SecondSunday 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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