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WEST HILLS COMMUNITY CALENDAR

June 23-July 2, 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, July 6, 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, June 23-July 2, 2017

Do you have a West Hills event you'd like to list on the calendar?
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Friday, June 23

Noon-1:30 p.m. — West Hills Hospital hosts a Hip and Knee Pre-Operative Education Class at 7320 Woodlake Ave. #110 in West Hills.

6:30-10:30 p.m. — Dave and Kevin 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.

Saturday, June 24

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

10 a.m.-2 p.m. — Foxy and the Hounds has a dog adoption event at the Bay Club, 22235 Sherman Way in Canoga Park.

11 a.m. — Doug Frankel presents a program on “Designing a More Positive and Fulfilling Life With Meditation” at the Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills.

Noon-1 p.m. — MedCenta Pharmacy celebrates its official grand opening at 6401 Platt Ave., on the northwest corner of Platt and Victory Boulevard. The event includes snacks and other refreshments, tote bag giveaways and prize drawing.

3 p.m. — In observance of LGBT Heritage Month, Los Angeles Public Library librariansAnne Olivier and David Hagopian present “LGBTQIA Los Angeles, 1944-1989: A History in Images From the Los Angeles Public Library Herald-Examiner Photo Collection” at thePlatt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills.

5-11 p.m. — We Lift L.A. and Woodland Hills Rotary Club have a Poker Tournament and Las Vegas Night at the Woodland Hills Country Club, 21150 Dumetz Road in Woodland Hills. Click here for retails and to RSVP.

6 p.m. — West Hills Optimist Club has its ninth annual Authentic Italian Dinner at St. James Presbyterian Church, 19414 Ventura Blvd. in Tarzana. Cost: $25. RSVP or send payment as soon as possible to West Hills Optimist Club, c/o Bill Hadala, (805) 552-4073or whadala@yahoo.com.

6:30-10:30 p.m. — Dave and Kevin perform at Alessio Bistro, 6428 Platt Ave., West Hills.

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

Sunday, June 25

9 a.m.-noon — The inaugural Cantor Avrum Schwartz Basketball Tournament, named in honor of the longtime cantor and educator at Shomrei Torah Synagogue and Congregation Beth Kodesh in West Hills, takes place at de Toledo High School, 22622 Vanowen St. in West Hills. All are invited to participate in three-member teams to be formed in the morning. Organizers hope to have co-ed U14, U18, U40 and U90 divisions. The $18 entry fee benefits Shomrei Torah Synagogue, West Valley Chabad and Heschel Day School. To sign up or get more information, call (818) 854-7650.

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.

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

6 p.m. — Which One’s Pink?, a tribute to Pink Floyd, comes to Warner Park in the third of a summertime series of concerts presented by the Valley Cultural Center. It’s free, though parking in the structure on Califa Street costs $15.

7:30-11:30 p.m. — Writer-musician-poet Chris Elliott is featured when 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, June 26

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 group meets for “mindful yoga” at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 23838 Kittridge St. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat or blanket. Free.

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

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

Tuesday, June 27

2 p.m. — The Lions Club of the Greater West Valley presents a celebration of Helen Keller’s 137th birthday and the 23rd anniversary of the Los Angeles Radio Reading Service (LARRS) at Westfield’s Rose Goldwater community room, 21710 Vanowen St. in Canoga Park. The event, which includes a silent auction, helps support blind veterans and celebrates volunteers. To RSVP, email laradioreading@gmail.com or call Jolie Mason at (818) 345-2874.

6:30 p.m. — The West Hills Neighborhood Council’s Beautification Committee meets in the second-floor conference room of the Condon Center at Chaminade College Preparatory High School. Enter the gate on Saticoy Street across the street from Fields Market and park on the higher level.

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.

7:30 p.m. — The Streets & Transportation Committee of the West Hills Neighborhood Council meets in the second-floor conference room of the Condon Center at Chaminade College Preparatory High School. Enter the gate on Saticoy Street across the street from Fields Market and park on the higher level.

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

Wednesday, June 28

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

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

3 p.m. — The 2017 Summer Reading Challenge for children continues atthe Platt Branch Library with “Reading by Design,” featuring stories, puppets and crafts at 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills. One ticket per person is required for entry. Pick up tickets at the Reference Desk 30 minutes before show time.

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

Thursday, June 29

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.

3 p.m. — The 2017 Summer Reading Challenge for teens continues at the Platt Branch Library with performance poet, DJ and dancer Rachel Kann presenting “Music Feeds Your Creative Soul” at 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills. The workshop is open to all teens but will be especially meaningful for singer-songwriters, poets, hip hop emcees and others who are inspired by the power of song.

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. Donations accepted.

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

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

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 30

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.

6:30-10:30 p.m. — Dave and Kevin perform at Alessio Bistro, 6428 Platt Ave., West Hills.

Saturday, July 1

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 —A free workshop for kids called “Build a Bug House,” using free kits, is presented at Home Depot, 22855 Victory Blvd., West Hills. Kids keep their crafts and receive a free apron, pin and certificate.

6:30-10:30 p.m. — Dave and Kevin perform at Alessio Bistro, 6428 Platt Ave., West Hills.

Sunday, July 2

1-4 p.m. — The Valley Jazz Club presents jamming musicians at 1 p.m., followed by a performance by Richard Freedman and Cool Blue Band 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.

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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