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WEST HILLS COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Nov. 16-25, 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, Dec. 6, 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, Nov. 16-25, 2018

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WEST HILLS COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Nov. 16-25, 2018

 

Neighborhood Council Events

The public is invited to attend all meetings.

The next meeting of the
West Hills Neighborhood Council

Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018

7-9:30 p.m.

de Toledo High School

22622 Vanowen St., West Hills

East of Fallbrook, across from Shadow Ranch Park

(Please use the parking structure.)

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Nov. 16-25, 2018

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

Send your notices to [email protected].

Friday, Nov. 16

9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. — The newly reopened Platt Branch Library has a “Welcome Back” book sale at 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills. Everything in the bookstore and foyer is available for purchase at 50% off. Also, refreshments are served in the multipurpose room.

6 p.m. — VFW Post 2805 has its annual Turkey Shoot at 8107 Canoga Ave. in Canoga Park.

7 p.m. — Devin, Carl Gustave and L.A. Wood perform at the Guitar Merchant, 22805 Saticoy St., at Fallbrook Avenue, in West Hills.

7:30 p.m. —The Chaminade Players present Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible” in Chaminade’s magnificent Tutor Family Center for the Performing Arts in West Hills. Order tickets through this site.

8-11 p.m. — The Captain Morgan Band plays on Friday nights at Lenny’s Smokehouse, 23360 Lake Manor Drive in Chatsworth Lake Manor.

Saturday, Nov. 17

8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. — The City of Los Angeles Bureau of Sanitation invites L.A. residents to drop off bulky items for disposal at the West Valley District Yard, 8840 Vanalden Ave. in Northridge. See this flyer for a list of accepted and not-accepted items.

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-2 p.m. — The first session of West Hills Hospital’s two-day “Childbirth Education Weekend Express” course meets in the Education Classroom, Suite 120 at 7320 Woodlake Ave. $125.

9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. — The newly reopened Platt Branch Library has a “Welcome Back” book sale at 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills. Everything in the book store and foyer is available for purchase at 50% off. Also, refreshments are served in the multipurpose room.

10 a.m. — It’s National Take a Hike Day at Santa Susana Pass State Historic Park. Trained guides lead of various difficulties. Meet at the Andora Trail Head, 9955 Andora Ave. in Chatsworth. Bring sunscreen, hiking boots, a hat and water. Leashed digs are welcome.

10-11:30 a.m. — Home Depot offers a “Do It Yourself” workshop on making holiday magazine holders at 22855 Victory Blvd., West Hills.

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

10 a.m.-3 p.m. — The Canoga Park Women’s Club hosts a Holiday Boutiquebenefitting local charities at 7401 Jordan Ave. (at Valerio Street) in Canoga Park. Items for sale include jewelry, fused art glass, homemade preserves, baked goods, needle crafts, home décor, bath and beauty products, clothing and accessories. Pizza, hot dogs and cold drinks are available, as are raffle drawings. Details: (818) 268-0325.

2 p.m. —The Chaminade Players present Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible” in Chaminade’s magnificent Tutor Family Center for the Performing Arts in West Hills. Order tickets through this site.

3 p.m. — A music recital takes place at the Guitar Merchant, 22805 Saticoy St., at Fallbrook Avenue, in West Hills.

6:30 p.m. — The Woodland Hills Rock Chippers, Inc. has its general meeting at First United Methodist Church, 22700 Sherman Way in West Hills. Following a social and election of officers, Renee Newman speaks on “DelJade.” Details:[email protected].

6:30 p.m. — Impact Cheer and Tumbling presents its Fall Cheer Showcase at El Camino Real Charter High School5440 Valley Circle Blvd. in Woodland Hills. The event includes a raffle, apparel sale, games and snacks. Cost: $7 for ages 12+, $5 for ages 5-12, free for 4 and under.

7:30 p.m. — The Chaminade Players present Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible” in Chaminade’s magnificent Tutor Family Center for the Performing Arts in West Hills. Order tickets through this site.

Sunday, Nov. 18

11 a.m.-4 p.m. — The Chatsworth Metrolink Station is the site of an Arts & Crafts Show and a sealed-bid silent auction. Rescheduled from last weekend. Free admission and free parking.

Noon — A music recital takes place at the Guitar Merchant, 22805 Saticoy St., at Fallbrook Avenue, in West Hills.

2 p.m. —The Chaminade Players present Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible” in Chaminade’s magnificent Tutor Family Center for the Performing Arts in West Hills. Order tickets through this site.

Monday, Nov. 19

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 a.m.-8 p.m. — The Platt Branch Library begins offering holiday specials in its book store at 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills. The sale includes holiday-themed books, cookbooks, gift books and decorating books.

6 p.m. — Deanne leads a basic “mindful yoga” group at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 23838 Kittridge St.

6-7 p.m. — Cub Scouts Pack 721 meets at Lockhurst Drive Charter Elementary School, 6170 Lockhurst Drive, Woodland Hills. The pack is chartered by American Legion Post 826.

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. The meeting includes a discussion about Bridge Housing with Tanaz Golshan, Mayor Garcetti’s West Valley representative. 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 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.  Joel Schulman of Poison Free Malibu and Cathy Schoonmaker of the National Park Service speak on “The Dangerous Use of Anticoagulant Rodenticides” during a meeting of the Santa Susana Mountain Park Association at 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. 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.

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

Tuesday, Nov. 20

6 p.m. — Cub Scouts Pack 777 meets the first three Thursdays of the month in Founders Hall at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 23838 Kittridge St. in West Hills. Click here for information about the pack, which welcomes boys and girls ages 5-10.

6:30 p.m. — The West Hills Neighborhood Council's Budget Committee meets in the second-floor conference room of the Condon Center at Chaminade College Preparatory High School. 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.

7-9 p.m. — Boy Scouts Troop 474 meets in the Scout Room at the First United Methodist Church, 22700 Sherman Way in West Hills.

7:30 p.m. — The West Hills Neighborhood Council’s Cultural/Community/Senior Center Committee meets in the second-floor conference room of the Condon Center at Chaminade College Preparatory High School. Note: 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.

7:30 p.m. — A Narcotics Anonymous group meets in the Parlor at First United Methodist Church, 22700 Sherman Way in West Hills.

Wednesday, Nov. 21

6:30 p.m. —The West Hills Neighborhood Council’s Public Safety & Emergency Preparedness Committee meets in the second-floor conference room of the Condon Center at Chaminade College Preparatory High School. Enter Chaminade through the Cohasset Street entrance between Woodlake and Platt Avenues. The agenda is here.

7 p.m. — It’s Open Mic Night at the Guitar Merchant, 22805 Saticoy St., at Fallbrook Avenue, in West Hills.

7 p.m. — “My Heart is in Havana” is the theme for Paint Nite at Lenny’s Smokehouse, 23360 Lake Manor Drive in Chatsworth Lake Manor. Details are here.

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.

7:30 p.m. — The West Hills Neighborhood Council’s Communications and Outreach Committee meets in the second-floor conference room of the Condon Center at Chaminade College Preparatory High School. Enter Chaminade through the Cohasset Street entrance between Woodlake and Platt Avenues.

Thursday, Nov. 22

Happy Thanksgiving!

Libraries, schools and most government offices closed

Friday, Nov. 23

Black Friday

Libraries, schools and most government offices closed

8-11 p.m. — The Captain Morgan Band plays on Friday nights at Lenny’s Smokehouse, 23360 Lake Manor Drive in Chatsworth Lake Manor.

Saturday, Nov. 24

Small Business Saturday — Shoppers are encouraged to patronize local small businesses.

9 a.m.-noon — A free workshop for kids on making Gingerbread Man ornaments, using free kits, is presented at Home Depot, 22855 Victory Blvd., West Hills. Kids can keep their crafts and will receive a free apron, pin and certificate.

Sunday, Nov. 25

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 [email protected] or 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.

Los Angeles Pierce College (LAPC) Theatre, 6201 Winnetka Ave., Woodland Hills. (818) 719-6488.



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