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Important Note: Due to the coronavirus pandemic, any public events & gatherings are subject to postponement or cancellation. Please check directly with the organizer or venue to find out about the details.

Thu, Apr 15: Thousand Oaks Certified Farmers’ Market Enjoy a wonderful outdoor shopping experience with California farmers bringing you the freshest, vine and tree ripened fruits and vegetables. Other California agricultural items include fresh meat products, herbs, honey, eggs, whole and shelled nuts, fruit juices, jams, jellies, cut flowers, potted plants, and wine. Noon TO 5:00pm at THE OAKS SHOPPING CENTER in the EAST END PARKING LOT, Wilbur Road & Oaks Mall Drive, Thousand Oaks. Info: 805-529-6266 or click here

Sat, Apr 17: Junk in the Trunk Swap Meet Rancho Simi Recreation & Park District resumes its annual swap meet at the Rancho Santa Susana Community Center Parking Lot. Sell your items and/or stop by to buy some treasures. 7am to 11am at 5005-C Los Angeles Avenue, Simi Valley. Info: click here

Sat, Apr 17: Downtown Ventura Certified Farmers’ Market Enjoy a wonderful outdoor shopping experience with California farmers bringing you the freshest, vine and tree ripened fruits and vegetables. Other California agricultural items include fresh meat products, herbs, honey, eggs, whole and shelled nuts, fruit juices, jams, jellies, cut flowers and potted plants. Wonderful artisan bakery products, ethnic foods and tasty hot foods prepared onsite. Ocean fish fresh from the boat is also a real treat offered here. Open 8:30am to Noon at Santa Clara Street & Palm Street, Ventura. Info: 805-529-6266 or click here

Sun, Apr 18: Santa Clarita Certified Farmers’ Market Every week over 40 California farmers bring the freshest, vine and tree ripened fruits and vegetables to you. Other California agricultural items offerings are fresh ocean fish & seafood products, herbs, honey, eggs, whole and shelled nuts, fruit juices, jams, jellies, cut flowers and potted plants. 8:30am to Noon at the COLLEGE OF THE CANYONS in PARKING LOT 5,
Valencia Boulevard & Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita. Info: 805-529-6266 or click here

Wed, Apr 21: Midtown Ventura Certified Farmers’ Market Enjoy a wonderful outdoor shopping experience with California farmers bringing you the freshest, vine and tree ripened fruits and vegetables. Other California agricultural items include herbs, honey, eggs, cut flowers and potted plants. Wonderful artisan bakery products, ethnic foods and tasty hot foods prepared onsite are also available. 9 am to 1 pm at Pacific View Mall in the west parking lot, near Red Robin and Sears, 3301 N. Main Street, Ventura. Info: 805-529-6266 or click here

Thu, Apr 22: Oxnard Farmers Market Shop for locally grown farm products such as fruits, flowers, veggies, eggs, nuts and honey! Enjoy fresh-baked bread, assorted live plants and jewelry. 9 am to 2 pm at Plaza Park, 5th and C Streets, Oxnard. Call 805-247-0197 or click here

Thu, Apr 22: Thousand Oaks Certified Farmers’ Market Enjoy a wonderful outdoor shopping experience with California farmers bringing you the freshest, vine and tree ripened fruits and vegetables. Other California agricultural items include fresh meat products, herbs, honey, eggs, whole and shelled nuts, fruit juices, jams, jellies, cut flowers, potted plants, and wine. Noon TO 5:00pm at THE OAKS SHOPPING CENTER in the EAST END PARKING LOT, Wilbur Road & Oaks Mall Drive, Thousand Oaks. Info: 805-529-6266 or click here

April: Channel Islands Maritime Museum Hosts Mini “Eco-Boat” Contest The Channel Islands Maritime Museum (CIMM) is happy to announce its April event/contest as part of its continuing 30th anniversary year celebration and Earth Day. The Museum is calling for mini “eco-boat” contest entries which are boats that utilize recyclable or compostable materials. Entries should be no larger than 24” in length. Winning entries will be chosen based on the most creative use of materials. Wood, paper, glass, aluminum, cardboard, and plant fibers (including cotton fabric, canvas, hemp, non-nylon rope, etc.) are all acceptable materials. Plastics and foams may not be used in the construction of boats. Prizes will be awarded in four age categories: Adults (18 years and older), Young Adults (13-17 years of age), Kids (7-12 years of age), and Kids (6 years and under). Entries may be dropped off at the Museum Monday-Friday 10 am to 4 pm during the month of April. Entries must be at the Museum at 3900 Bluefin Circle, Oxnard, no later than April 30 at 12 pm. Entries received after this time will not be accepted into the judging. Entrants are asked to include a piece of paper with their name, age category, email address, phone number, and list of materials used in the entry. Entrants are also being asked for their boat’s name and are welcome to share a short description of their boat-building experience or their goals in building their boat. For all details on the contest, please go to the CIMM website at www.cimmvc.org.

Sat-Sun, May 8-9: Mother’s Day OPEN AIR VASE EXHIBIT The artists of Ventura Pottery Gallery in Ventura Harbor invite you to stop by to pick up a special token of appreciation for your favorite mother. To show our appreciation we will provide fresh flowers for the first ten purchases (each of the two days) of a hand-made vase from the gallery. While the traditional flower for Mother’s Day is a carnation, all sorts of flowers will be available. The gallery is teaming up with florist Suzan Matsukawa to fill your hand-made vase. Gallery artist have been busy making one-of-a-kind vases for that one-of-a-kind mother. There will be a special outdoor exhibit of vases or step inside the gallery to explore other ceramic creations. In addition there will be demonstrations by potters Rebecca Catterall (Sat 11-2), John Grisafe (Sat 2:30 – 4) and Suzanne Cline (Sun 12-2). Watch the magic as the clay transforms from a lump to an elegant vase! Register inside the gallery by the end of the day Friday, May 7 to win a hand-made vase by ceramic artist Ellen Wohlstatadter with a faux floral arrangement created by floral designer and artisan, Suzan Matsukawa. Winner does not need to be present to win. 11am - 6pm at The Ventura Pottery Gallery, 1567 Spinnaker Drive, Suite 105 in Ventura Harbor. The Gallery is also open seven days a week from 11-6 and has an online store for those who can’t make it to the harbor: www.venturapottersguild.org

Sat, May 8: Cars and Coffee All cars and trucks are welcome. The perfect, the weird, the bit finished, the European, the American, . . the everything. 2nd Saturday of each month from 8am-10am at Westlake Autoscape, located at 2360 Townsgate Rd. Westlake Village, Ca. 91361. The location is subject to change from month to month so please check the events page for updates each 2nd Saturday.

Summer Day Camp Registration Underway At Southeast Ventura County YMCA Branches Westlake Village, Calif.—The three branches of the Southeast Ventura County YMCA are taking early registrations for their summer day camps. Camps are from June 14 through August 13 at the Conejo Valley YMCA and Yarrow Family YMCA and from June 7 through August 6 at the Simi Valley Family YMCA. Info: www.sevymca.org/camp

Island Packers Winter Whale Watch We've now re-opened! A winter Whale Watch is a perfect way to gather with family and friends to view Pacific Gray whales migrating through the Santa Barbara Channel from their feeding grounds in Alaska to their breeding grounds in Baja. Pacific Gray Whales are normally sighted in the National Marine Sanctuary near Anacapa and Santa Cruz Island that began in late December and extends through April 14. This mammoth migration of over 20,000 whales and 6,000 miles twice a year remains a major attraction in Southern California. Sightings of the southern migration began in December for Pacific Gray Whales, and we also saw Humpback Whales, Fin whales, and occasionally Orcas. Common Dolphin are enjoyed year-round, delighting passengers as they frolic with the boat, and ride the bow and stern waves. For our most recent sightings and excursion details, visit: www.islandpackers.com

Camarillo Rotary Grants Available! The Rotary Club of Camarillo seeks to improve the quality of life of people in the greater Camarillo area and the global community. The club raises funds through annual events like the Care for Kids Golf Classic, poinsettia sales and the Viva la Comida Community Dinner. Unfortunately, the dinner will not occur this year due to the Covid pandemic. A substantial portion of the funds raised go to support Casa Pacifica. Other funds are given as scholarships and grants to a variety of charities, humanitarian projects and causes. Typical grants are for a specific purpose where $1,000 to $3,000 can make a difference. Grant applications are due by April 30. The Camarillo Rotary Club continues to meet through the Covid pandemic on Zoom with speakers on a variety of economic and humanitarian topics. Grant application forms and information about joining Rotary can be found at: www.camarillorotary.org

New and Exciting Robotics Online STEM Curriculum using Virtual Content including the same Robotic Materials (Kits & Parts) used in Public, Private, Faith-Based, Charter & Home School Programs Nationwide. All Robotic Materials for ALL Families with Boys & Girls in Grades K-6 who sign up for our 1-2 Hour Weekly Programs for a 6-10 Week Timeframe will receive Robotic Materials with a unique Curriculum that changes Weekly. We have 25-Years Experience with Schools, Recreation & Park Districts, Boys & Girls Clubs, Groups, Clubs & Organizations Worldwide with References available on Request. CALL/TEXT 805-660-1809 or E-MAIL[email protected]

STEM Club For Middle Schoolers presented by Southeast Ventura County YMCA and Columbia Memorial Space Center. New advanced STEM program for local middle schoolers! YMCA STEM Club is divided into three units----Aerospace (October 19 through December 18), Solar Chemistry (January 18 through March 26) and 3D Printing and Robotics (April 12 through June 18). Club members meet Monday through Thursday from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. (virtually and when approved, in person). The club curriculum includes rocketry and exploring space. Participants will build with club-provided LEGO Mindstorms education kits and create objects with 3D printers. The fee is $49 per unit and includes club materials. The units do not build upon each so parents can register their kids for all three units or a specific unit. Info: click here

Robotic Kits & Parts available for Sale or Rent/Lease to Schools, Families or Organizations with a suggested use for Boys & Girls in Grades K-6 – CALL/TEXT 805-660-1809  or  E-MAIL[email protected]

Island Packer Cruises Excursions with regular trips for day visitors and campers to the Channel Islands National Park.  The boat departs from Ventura Harbor Village off of California Highway 101. Info:  click here  A variety of trips through the summer.  Special trips include a visit to the Painted Cave, one of the largest known sea caves in the world as well as multi-island day trips and inter-island camper shuttles to expose visitors to the great diversity of the Channel Islands.  Spring time is the best time of year to view wildflowers on all of the islands.  For camping rates, regular schedules, rates and special trips visit: www.islandpackers.com

The Ultimate Escape Rooms are a fun, physical, adventurous way to challenge your mind. Each room has a different theme. There are up to ten people in each room depending on which room you book; when the door locks you have 60 minutes to solve a series of puzzles using the elements of the room. Can U Escape? Reservations recommended; gift certificates available. Sun-Thur 11am-9:45pm, Fri-Sat 11am-10pm Ventura Harbor Village, 1591 Spinnaker Drive #117 C, in Ventura. Info:​​ 805-256-6600 or click here

Ongoing, Saturdays: The Camarillo Hospice Certified Farmers Market 8am until noon in the parking lot of the County of Ventura Senior Nutrition Center, at 2220 Ventura Blvd., on the south side of the Boulevard, between Elm Drive and Fir Street. Info: 389-6870 or visit the site .

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