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WEST HILLS COMMUNITY CALENDAR

July 13-22, 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, Aug. 2, 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, July 13-22, 2018

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Friday, July 13

12:30-2 p.m. — Free English Conversation Classes meet at the Platt Branch Library,23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills.

5 p.m. — It’s Family Fun Night in Founders Hall at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church23838 Kittridge St. in West Hills.

7 p.m.  — Sabre, Big Squid and others perform at the Guitar Merchant22807 Saticoy St. (at Fallbrook) in West Hills.

Saturday, July 14

8:30 a.m. — An intermediate yoga group meets at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church23838 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, West Hills. Free.

10-11:30 a.m. — Home Depot offers a free workshop on “Installing a Toilet” at 22855 Victory Blvd., West Hills. Register here.

Sunday, July 15

5:30 p.m. — DSB: A Tribute to Journey Band returns to Warner Center Park in the summertime series of concerts presented by the Valley Cultural Center. Alt-rock bandDusk is the opener.

Monday, July 16

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 Woodland Hills Wendy’s restaurant at Ventura Boulevard and Sale Avenue.

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

Noon-1:15 p.m. — A free Fun With Words English learning group meets at the Platt Branch Library23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills.

1:15-2:30 p.m. — A free Grammar Patterns English learning group meets at the Platt Branch Library23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills.

3:30 p.m. — A Chess Club for All Ages meets at the Platt Branch Library23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills. Chess sets are provided and all are welcome.

6 p.m. — A free, basic-level “Mindfulness Yoga” group meets at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church23838 Kittridge St. in West Hills.

6:15-8:30 p.m. — Vacation Bible School begins at West Valley Christian Church,22450 Sherman Way in West Hills. Click here to register in advance.

6:30 p.m. — The West Hills Neighborhood Council’s Homelessness Committee meets to fill school backpacks in the second-floor conference room of Chaminade College Preparatory High School’s Condon Center. Enter at Cohasset Street and park across campus on the northern lot’s higher level. The agenda is here.

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 Family Center. Enter at Cohasset Street and park across campus on the northern lot’s higher level.

Tuesday, July 17

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

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. Enter Chaminade through the Cohasset Street entrance between Woodlake and Platt Avenues.
 

7 p.m. — A Narcotics Anonymous group meets in the Fellowship Hall at First United Methodist Church22700 Sherman Way in West Hills.

7-9 p.m. — West Hills Hospital begins a six-session Childbirth Class at 7320 Woodlake Ave., Suite 120, West Hills. $120.

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. Enter Chaminade through the Cohasset Street entrance between Woodlake and Platt Avenues.
 

Wednesday, July 18

10:30-11:15 a.m.  Preschool Storytime With Grandma Judie is presented at thePlatt Branch Library23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills.

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

3 p.m. — The 2018 Summer Reading Challenge for children continues at the Platt Branch Library with “Living Treasured From Around the World With the Reptile Family” at 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills.

6:30 p.m. — The West Hills Neighborhood Council’s Public Safety & Emergency Preparedness Committee meets in a new location, 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 Merchant22807 Saticoy St. (at Fallbrook) in West Hills. Bring your guitar and play.

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

7:30 p.m. — The West Hills Neighborhood Council’s Communications and Outreach Committee meets in a new location, 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, July 19

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

3:30-4:30 p.m. — A free English Conversation Class meets at the Platt Branch Library23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills.

4 p.m. — Teens are invited to a Star Wars Trivia Tournament at the Platt Branch Library23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills.

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

6-10 p.m. — The Third Thursdays Canoga Park Art Walk takes place on Owensmouth Avenue north of Sherman Way. Initiated and hosted by the Canoga Park Improvement Association, supported by the Canoga Park Neighborhood Council, and produced by11:11 ACC, Third Thursdays draws artists and vendors from all over the Valley. Food trucks, DJs, bands, street artists, mural artists and graffiti artists add to the mix. 

6:30 p.m. — A Narcotics Anonymous study group meets in the lounge at First United Methodist Church22700 Sherman Way in West Hills.

6:30-8 p.m. — Home Depot provides a free “Do It Herself” workshop, “Learn to Build a Storage Caddy,” at 22855 Victory Blvd., West Hills.

6:30-closing — 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 Chaminade’s Condon Center.

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

8 p.m. — A Narcotics Anonymous Study Group meets in the Youth Room at First United Methodist Church22700 Sherman Way in West Hills.

8:30 p.m. — Community Open Gym Basketball is played in the gym at West Valley Christian Church22450 Sherman Way, West Hills.

Friday, July 20

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.

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

7 p.m.  — Jacob Robledo and others perform at the Guitar Merchant22807 Saticoy St. (at Fallbrook) in West Hills.

Saturday, July 21

8-11 a.m. — The West Hills Neighborhood Council’s Beautification Committee invites the community to help clear weeds and debris from the sidewalks and parkways along Fallbrook Avenue opposite the main entrance into Fallbrook Center. Meet at the corner of Fallbrook and Criswell Street. Committee chairs Anthony Brosamle and Brad Vanderhoof supply gardening tools. Bring a hat, a pair of gloves, some sun block and a smile.

8:30-9:30 a.m. — An intermediate yoga group meets at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church23838 Kittridge St. in West Hills. Donations are accepted.

10 a.m.-3 p.m. — A free “do it yourself” workshop on “Installing Ceiling Fans” is presented at Home Depot22855 Victory Blvd., West 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 El Camino Shopping Center parking lot at23381 Mulholland Drive in Woodland Hills. Click here for a list of accepted items.

2-3:30 p.m. — Adults and seniors are invited to a Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain Workshop featuring therapist and holistic healer Jeannie Davis at the Platt Branch Library23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills.

6 p.m. — The West Valley Playhouse presents Sounds of Summer, a fundraiser to save the playhouse at 7242 Owensmouth Ave. in Canoga Park. The evening includes food, drinks, entertainment, dancing and more in a luau setting. Admission is $50 each. RSVP: (818) 884-1907.

6:30 p.m. — Woodland Hills Rockchippers, Inc. meets for a Family Craft Night and Ice Cream Social at First United Methodist Church, 22700 Sherman Way in West Hills. Bring beads to test.

7 p.m.  — Fake BearHonest DazeWill Sivy and 1 step closer perform at the Guitar Merchant22807 Saticoy St. (at Fallbrook) in West Hills.


Sunday, July 22

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.

5:30 p.m. — Arrival From Sweden performs the music of Abba at Warner Park in Woodland Hills as part of a summertime series of concerts presented by the Valley Cultural Center. Funky western hip-hop band Deadwood Jones is the opener.

7 p.m.  — Top Felt Hat performs at the Guitar Merchant22807 Saticoy St. (at Fallbrook) in West Hills.

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.

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 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 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 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+)

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 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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