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WEST HILLS COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Nov. 17-26, 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, Dec.7, 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 at 23241 Cohasset Street. 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, Nov. 17-26, 2017

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Friday, Nov. 17
7:30 p.m. —The Chaminade Players present William Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” in Chaminade’s magnificent Tutor Family Center for the Performing Arts in West Hills. Order tickets through this site.
 
Saturday, Nov. 18
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 at 23838 Kittridge St. in West Hills.
 
9 a.m.-noon — El Camino Real Charter High School has a Campus Cleanup and Beautification Day at 5440 Valley Circle Blvd. in Woodland Hills.
 
9:30 a.m.-7 p.m. — See’s Candies opens for business at the Calabasas Commons with a ribbon-cutting and free samples. First 100 customers receive a free tote.
 
10-11:30 a.m. — Home Depot offers a free workshop on making a tree-shaped “Decorative Holiday Shelf” at 22855 Victory Blvd., West Hills. Click here to register.
 
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.
 
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 Bristol Farms parking lot at 23381 Mulholland Drive in Woodland Hills. Click here for a list of accepted items.
 
11 a.m. — Adults and seniors are invited to a free workshop on “Reducing Holiday Stress Through Meditation” presented by Doug Frankel at the Platt Branch Library,23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills.
 
2 p.m. — West Hills’ Mary Crescenzo leads a workshop on “The Arts and Alzheimer’s: Ten Ways the Arts Can Transform the Life of Your Loved One and Your Own” at the Los Angeles County Library’s Topanga Branch, 122 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd. in Topanga. Free and open to the public.
 
3-6 p.m. — The El Camino Shopping Center23335 Mulholland Drive in Woodland Hills, celebrates its grand re-opening with music, food samplings, giveaways, family activities and more.
 
5-7 p.m. — Westfield Topanga and The Village host the Light the Night Walk. The event raises funds for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Activities include live entertainment, Santa’s appearance and more. Meet near the Koi Pond by Tender Greens in The Village.
 
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, Brad Smith speaks on “Delft Sand Castling.” Details:info@rockchippers.org.
 
7:30 p.m. — The Chaminade Players present William Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” in Chaminade’s magnificent Tutor Family Center for the Performing Arts in West Hills. Order tickets through this site.
 
Sunday, Nov. 19
10:30 a.m. — Hazak Seniors present David Lenga speaking in “My Experiences During the Holocaust: A Time of Despair and Survival” at Shomrei Torah Synagogue7353 Valley Circle Blvd. in West Hills. Details are here.
 
11 a.m.-5 p.m. — West Hills Pizza Company hosts “Mimosas and Football” at 7543 Fallbrook Ave. (at Saticoy Street) in West Hills.
 
Noon-4 p.m. — Women of Aliyah presents Handmade for Hanukkah, featuring locally made handcrafted jewelry, clothing, accessories, beauty products, candles, food and other items in an open-air holiday boutique at Temple Aliyah6025 Valley Circle Blvd. in Woodland Hills.
 
1 p.m. — Chaminade College Preparatory High School in West Hills invites parents to an open house. No reservations required. Details are here.
  
Monday, Nov. 20
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.
 
1-5 p.m. — Artist Revital Somekh-Goldreich teaches about stained-glass making in her studio at an event sponsored by Shomrei Torah Synagogue’s Creation Experience.Details are here.

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.
 
6:15-7:15 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. Note: The Saticoy Street entrance to the Condon Center is no longer available. To attend committee meetings, enter Chaminade at 23241 Cohasset Street. Drive through the main parking lot, bear 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.The agenda is here.
 
6:45-8:30 p.m. — de Toledo High School presents a screening of “Screenagers,” an award-winning documentary on the challenges confronted by youths in navigating the digital world, at 22622 Vanowen St. in West Hills.
 
7 p.m. Cub Scouts Pack 474 meets in the Scout Room at First United Methodist Church22700 Sherman Way in West Hills.
 
7-8:30 p.m.  Jim Hines, environmental advocate and organizer for the Sierra Club, speaks on “Environmental Action from the Simi Hills to Capitol Hill” 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. Note: The Saticoy Street entrance to the Condon Center is no longer available. To attend committee meetings, enter Chaminade at 23241 Cohasset Street. Drive through the main parking lot, bear 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.

8 p.m. — A Narcotics Anonymous group meets in the Parlor at First United Methodist Church22700 Sherman Way in West Hills.
 
Tuesday, Nov. 21
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. Note: The Saticoy Street entrance to the Condon Center is no longer available. To attend committee meetings, enter Chaminade at 23241 Cohasset Street. Drive through the main parking lot, bear 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. The agenda is here.
 
6:30 p.m. — Cub Scouts Pack 777 meets at West Valley Christian Church22450 Sherman Way, West Hills. A Boy Scouts troop also meets at 7 p.m.
 
7-9 p.m. — Boy Scouts Troop 474 meets at First United Methodist Church22700 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: The Saticoy Street entrance to the Condon Center is no longer available. To attend committee meetings, enter Chaminade at 23241 Cohasset Street. Drive through the main parking lot, bear 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.
 
7:30 p.m. — A Narcotics Anonymous group meets in the Parlor at First United Methodist Church22700 Sherman Way in West Hills.
 
Wednesday, Nov. 22
10:30-11:30 a.m.  Preschool Storytime With Grandma Judie is presented at thePlatt Branch Library23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills.
 
5-7:45 p.m. — Platt Branch Library continues its celebration of National Novel Writing Month with a quiet writing session at 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills. Includes free wi-fi and refreshments. Details of NaNoWriMo 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.
 
8 p.m. — West Hills vocalist Mary Crescenzo performs with the Blues Bandits in the Lane 33 Lounge at the Winnetka Bowl, Winnetka Avenue at Vanowen Street. 21+, two-drink minimum.
 
Thursday, Nov. 23
Happy Thanksgiving!
Libraries, schools and most government offices are closed.
 
Friday, Nov. 24
Libraries and schools are closed.
 
Saturday, Nov. 25
Small Business Saturday
 
Today is the deadline to RSVP for the San Fernando Valley Youth Chorus’ Dessert Musicale on Dec. 3 at First United Methodist Church22700 Sherman Way in West Hills. Tickets, at $12 for adults and $6 for children under 12, are available by calling(818) 340-5084.
 
8:30 a.m. — An intermediate yoga group meets at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church at 23838 Kittridge St. in West Hills.
 
9 a.m.-noon — A free workshop for kids on “Building a Picture Frame Tree Ornament” using free kits is presented at Home Depot22855 Victory Blvd., West Hills. Kids can keep their crafts and will receive a free apron, pin and certificate. Register here.
 
8 p.m. — Pink Lady presents “We Are America,” a musical salute to military veterans with a cast that is entirely 60 or older, at the Madrid Theatre21622 Sherman Way in Canoga Park. Tickets: (800) 838-3006.
 
Sunday, Nov. 26
1-5 p.m. — Artist Revital Somekh-Goldreich teaches about stained-glass making in her studio at an event sponsored by Shomrei Torah Synagogue’s Creation Experience.Details are here.
 
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 p.m. — Pink Lady presents “We Are America,” a musical salute to military veterans with a cast that is entirely 60 or older, at the Madrid Theatre21622 Sherman Way in Canoga Park. Tickets: (800) 838-3006.
 
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; 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; Westfield Topanga Night Market — Fridays, 5-10 p.m. in the parking lot on the northeast corner of Victory Boulevard and Topanga Canyon Boulevard.
 
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.
 
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.
 
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. 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 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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