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WEST HILLS COMMUNITY CALENDAR

July 14-23, 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, Aug. 3, 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, July 14-23, 2017

Do you have a West Hills event you'd like to list on the calendar?
Send your notices to danlbrin@aol.com.

Friday, July 14

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

Saturday, July 15
8-11 a.m. — The West Hills Neighborhood Council’s Beautification Committee invites the community to help sweep up pine needles and clear debris from the sidewalk along Medical Center Drive. Meet at the northeast corner of Woodlake and Medical Center Drive. Committee chairs Anthony Brosamle and Reeyan Raynes supply gardening tools. Bring a hat, a pair of gloves, some sun block and a smile.

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.-3 p.m. — The City of Los Angeles Bureau of Sanitation invites the public to drop off used motor oil, used oil filters and electronic waste at a free recycling event in the parking lot of the Winnetka Recreation Center, 8401 Winnetka Ave. in Winnetka. The details are here.

10-11:30 a.m. — A free “Do It Yourself” workshop called “Installing a Ceiling Fan” is presented at Home Depot, 22855 Victory Blvd., West Hills. Register here.

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 at 23381 Mulholland Drive in Woodland Hills. Click here for a list of accepted items.

Noon — Third District City Councilmember Bob Blumenfield and the Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks invite the West Hills community to participate in grand opening festivities for the new swimming pool at the Woodland Hills Recreation Center, 5858 Shoup Ave. in Woodland Hills. Bring your swimsuit and jump in!

6:30 p.m. — Woodland Hills Rockchippers, Inc. meets for a social and general meeting at First United Methodist Church, 22700 Sherman Way in West Hills. Rosanna Fabella speaks on “African Amber” at 7 p.m. Bring beads to test.

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

SOLD OUT — Tim Piper’s performance as John Lennon in Just Imagine returns for two shows at Clyde Porter’s West Valley Playhouse, 7242 Owensmouth Ave. in Canoga Park.

Sunday, July 16

SOLD OUT — Tim Piper’s performance as John Lennon in Just Imagine returns for two shows at Clyde Porter’s West Valley Playhouse, 7242 Owensmouth Ave. in Canoga Park.

6 p.m. — Surf City All Stars, featuring original Beach Boy David Marks, perform music of the Beach Boys in a concert presented by the Valley Cultural Center in Warner Park in Woodland Hills. It’s free, though parking in the structure on Califa Street costs $15.

Monday, July 17

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.

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. Enter the driveway across Saticoy Street from Fields Market and park on the lot’s higher level. 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.

7:30 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 the driveway across Saticoy Street from Fields Market and park on the lot’s higher level.

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

Tuesday, July 18

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.

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

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

6-8 p.m. — Stakeholders of West Hills are invited to a Community Plan Update Workshop presented by the Los Angeles Department of City Planning at de Toledo High School, 22622 Vanowen St. (opposite Shadow Ranch Park) in West Hills. The Community Plan determines where different types of development are permitted. Clickhere for comprehensive details and to RSVP.

CANCELLED — Tonight’s meetings of the West Hills Neighborhood Council’s Budget Committee and Community/Senior Center Committee are cancelled to encourage attendance at the Community Plan Update Workshop at de Toledo High School (see above).

7-9:15 p.m. — A Narcotics Anonymous group meets in the hall of First United Methodist Church, 22700 Sherman Way in West Hills.

Wednesday, July 19

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 at the Platt Branch Library with Mad Science presented feats of fire and ice at 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills A dog-themed craft follows. 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.

7-8 p.m. — West Hills Hospital hosts a tour of its maternity floor. Meet in the front lobby, 7300 Medical Center Drive. Free.

Thursday, July 20

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 a workshop led by Erin Rosen of Beauty Marks Henna and Body Art at 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills. Sorry, all seats are taken.

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.

6-10 p.m. — The Third Thursday/Canoga Park Art Walk returns to downtown Canoga Park with art, music, vendors and food trucks in the vicinity of Owensmouth Avenue and Sherman Way.

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

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

7-9 p.m. — Emerson Unitarian Universalist Church hosts an open-microphone night in conjunction with the Third Thursday/Canoga Park Art Walk in downtown Canoga Park.

CANCELLED — The West Hills Neighborhood Council’s Operations Committee is not meeting tonight.

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

Friday, July 21

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.

7-10 p.m. — It’s time for Silent Disco at the Village at Westfield Topanga.

Saturday, July 22
Cancelled — Julie Segovia Rowland’s intermediate yoga group does not meet today atShepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church.

9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. — West Hills Hospital hosts a breastfeeding class at 7320 Woodlake Ave., Suite 120. Free. Register here.

10-11:30 a.m. — A free “Do It Yourself” workshop called “Installing Tile Flooring” is presented at Home Depot, 22855 Victory Blvd., West Hills. Register here.

11 a.m. — In preparation for the solar eclipse of Aug. 21, adult librarian Marc leads a program on the Moon at the Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in West Hills/Woodland Hills. Free eclipse viewers are provided.

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

Sunday, July 23

6 p.m. — Kenny Metcalf performs music of Elton John and Mike Santoro performs asBilly Joel in a concert presented by the Valley Cultural Center in Warner Park in Woodland Hills. The opening act is the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles. It’s free, though parking in the structure on Califa Street costs $15.

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.

7:30-11:30 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.

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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