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January 2018

Rainbow Umbrella-Friday meetings

January 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Diversity Collective VC, 2471 Portola Road
Ventura, CA 93003 United States
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Rainbow Umbrella (RU) is a positive, safe and welcoming space, free of drugs and alcohol. RU is an activities based program that provides support and empowerment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer and questioning (LGBTIQQ) youth ages 13 to 23 and their allies. All youth are welcome. Free and confidential. PEER SUPPORT GROUP MEETINGS: Wednesdays The Coalition for Family Harmony 1030 N Ventura Road, Oxnard, CA 93030 Fridays Open to all Youth (13 to 23) Community Resource Center 2471 Portola Rd Ventura, CA 93003

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Food Truck Fridays (Ventura)

January 19 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Pacific View Mall, 3301 E Main St
Ventura, CA United States
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Work/Play Day at Community Roots Garden

January 20 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Community Roots Garden, North Oxnard United Methodist Church, 1801 Joliet Place
Oxnard, CA United States
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Free

"Community Roots Garden is a one-acre garden at the North Oxnard United Methodist Church. We are dedicated to growing a community of gardens that build food security and empower our community. Our garden volunteers share land, labor, and harvest with one another and those in need. We offer hands-on gardening experience, workshops, resources, tours, and service opportunities to volunteers, community groups, youth, and those starting gardens in their own neighborhoods." Wednesdays at 1:00 pm is volunteer work day Saturdays is the volunteer chief program. Find more info here Contact us…

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Volunteer Chief Program

January 20 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Community Roots Garden, 1801 Joliet Place, North Oxnard United Methodist Church
Oxnard, CA 93030 United States
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Community Roots Garden’s Volunteer Chef Program youth with older volunteer chefs to cook delicious, simple meals for an average of 20-25 Saturday volunteers using Garden vegetables and fruits. To volunteer one Saturday as a volunteer chef, call 805-616-2326 or email communityrootsgarden@gmail.com. Click HERE for our 2011 Volunteer Chef program description and report.

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Ventura Wildlife Ponds – Community Volunteer Day!

January 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ventura Harbor Wetlands, 1400 Spinnaker Drive
Ventura, CA 93001-2418 United States
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Resource Conservation Partners (RCP),  a local non-profit organization in Ventura, CA. RCP’s purpose is to restore, conserve, protect, and monitor our natural resources. Help RCP  and our community to restore the Ventura Harbor Ecological Reserve, to its native habitat. Most of the natural wetland areas of southern California have been lost to urbanization. This site provides important habitat for many native plants and animal species. Unfortunately several non-native plants have become established at the site and have degraded the habitat. We're working to remove non-native plants, such as iceplant. Please join us…

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Ventura County Rising

January 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Plaza Park, Ventura, 651 W. Thompson Blvd.
Ventura, CA United States
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Justice For All VC is hosting another dynamic community event. “Ventura County Rising” will bring us back together once the smoke has cleared and the ashes have settled. It will be a celebration of the first responders and community activists who have kept us safe and fed. It will be a time of healing. And it will be a political rally that addresses the environmental factors that allowed such a vicious fire to uproot our community. We are one world, political and social. These worlds communicate with each other on…

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Chumash History, Culture and Plant Knowledge

January 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ojai Valley Land Conservancy office, 370 W. Baldwin Rd.
Ojai, CA United States
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The Chumash were Ojai’s first inhabitants, living here for thousands of years before European explorers arrived. The livelihood of the Chumash people was based upon their subsistence upon the available natural resources – plants, animals, and fish, and their sustainable ways of utilizing these resources. They found use for almost every type of plant and animal available – for food, clothing, medicine and tools. Their environment inspired their art, their beliefs, their stories, ceremonies and songs. Join us for a fascinating exploration of Chumash life through artifacts, art, and stories…

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Todo Poder Al Pueblo Collective General Meeting

January 20 @ 2:30 pm
Pleasant Valley Park, 819 E Dollie St
Oxnard, CA 93030 United States
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Join the Todo Poder Al Pueblo Collective for the first of what will be a now monthly open meeting! Our organization is a non-hierarchal independent, grassroots formation organizing for the self-defense and empowerment of our community as a response towards the escalation of repressive measures aimed at migrantes, families and workers. We believe in mass movement building through collectivism and public efforts of direct action. Join in for food, zine reading, activities, and solidarity! All ages are welcome!

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Food Truck Fridays (Ventura)

January 20 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Pacific View Mall, 3301 E Main St
Ventura, CA United States
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The Midtown Ventura Community Council present gourmet food trucks, live music & kids fun at Pacific View Mall the third Friday of the month from 5-9 pm.

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Food Truck Fridays (Ventura)

January 20 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Pacific View Mall, 3301 E Main St
Ventura, CA United States
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The Midtown Ventura Community Council present gourmet food trucks, live music & kids fun at Pacific View Mall the third Friday of the month from 5-9 pm.

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Brew Ride!

January 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ventura Bike HUB – Helping Urban Bicyclists, 490 N Ventura Ave
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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We will be visiting some great local establishments on bikes. Check  Ventura Bike HUB and BikeVentura  for updates!

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Girls Girl Book Club

January 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bell Arts Factory, 432 N Ventura Ave
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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Book selections have included: “The Lovely Bones” by Alice Sebold and The Poisonwood Bible”, by Barbara Kinsolver Please contact the organizer for details. Mission Statement The Girls Girl Club is an inclusive community that empowers individuals by fostering strength and well-being through education, creativity, and community engagement. At the Girls Girl Club we believe that people are valuable because of their differences. Each of us has something to share as well as something to learn. The Girls Girl culture is one of respect and equality without judgement. We welcome all…

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Roe vs. Wade Annual Event

January 21 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Temple Beth Torah, 7620 Foothill Rd
Ventura, CA United States
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"Birthright: A War Story" This informative documentary packs a powerful message: Reproduction has become perilous for women in America as a radical movement tightens its grip across America. Hosted by Ventura County Reproductive Rights Network

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Kid’s Garden Brigade

January 22 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Restore Ventura, 572 N. Ventura Ave
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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The Kid's Garden Brigade at Restore Ventura teaches kids how to grow their own foods and raise chickens. It is a delight to visit and support. Monday is the kid's program, Wednesday is the all girls Junior High after school Urban Farming program, and the Work Party & Veggie Swap. Facebook page here Mission Restore Ventura a non-profit that works to Educate, Mentor, and Equip families in need.

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Boys Junior High Free After School Urban Farming

January 23 @ 3:30 pm - January 24 @ 5:00 pm
Restore Ventura, 572 N. Ventura Ave
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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The Kid's Garden Brigade at Restore Ventura teaches children how to grow their own foods and raise chickens. It is a delight to visit and support. Monday is the kid's program, Tuesday is the boys Junior High free after school Urban Farming program, and the Work Party & Veggie Swap. Facebook page here Mission Restore Ventura a non-profit that works to Educate, Mentor, and Equip families in need.

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The Occupation of the American Mind

January 23 @ 5:30 pm
Universalist Unitarian Church of Santa Paula, 740 East Main Street+
Santa Paula, CA 93060 United States
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Potluck 5:30 PM Film 6:30 Hosted by the Social Concerns Action Committee Q an A by Nuri Ronaghy Israel's ongoing military occupation of Palestinian territory and repeated invasions of the Gaza strip have triggered a fierce backlash against Israeli policies virtually everywhere in the world -- except the United States. The Occupation of the American Mind takes an eye-opening look at this critical exception, zeroing in on pro-Israel public relations efforts within the U.S. Narrated by Roger Waters and featuring leading observers of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and U.S. media culture,…

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CASA of Ventura County Informational Session

January 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Come learn about Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children (CASA) and how you can make a difference in the life of an abused, abandoned or neglected child. These are free informational presentations about our program and are not a pre-requisite for the training. Meeting is in Oxnard Contact 805-389-3120 and info@casaventuracountry.org for address and details

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SWAN January Forum – Criminal Justice Reform

January 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Create Studio, 31840 Village Center Road
Westlake Villaage, CA United States
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The United States has over 2 million people incarcerated, the highest rate in the world. SWAN begins its new quarterly focus on criminal justice reform with a discussion of issues including the juvenile justice system, racial & ethnic disparities in prisons, cash bail reform, and more.

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Work/Play Day at Community Roots Garden

January 24 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Community Roots Garden, North Oxnard United Methodist Church, 1801 Joliet Place
Oxnard, CA United States
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Community Roots Garden is a one acre garden at the North Oxnard United Methodist Church. We are dedicated to growing a community of gardens that build food security and empower our community. Our garden volunteers share land, labor, and harvest with one another and those in need. We offer hands-on gardening experience, workshops, resources, tours, and service opportunities to volunteers, community groups, youth, and those starting gardens in their own neighborhoods. Contact us at (805) 616-2326 or communityrootsgarden@gmail.com, or check us out on Facebook!

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ALL GIRLS Junior High Free After School Urban Farming

January 24 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Restore Ventura, 572 N. Ventura Ave
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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The Kid's Garden Brigade at Restore Ventura teaches children how to grow their own foods and raise chickens. It is a delight to visit and support. Monday is the kid's program, Wednesday is the all girls Junior High free after school Urban Farming program, and the Work Party & Veggie Swap. Facebook page here Mission Restore Ventura a non-profit that works to Educate, Mentor, and Equip families in need.

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Free Preview of the 2018 Ventura Music Festival

January 24 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Ventura City Hall, 501 Poli St
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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Preview of the 2018 Ventura Music Festival, on Wednesday, January 24. It’s in the Atrium at Ventura City Hall, 5 to 6:30 pm, 501 Poli Street. Artist Previews, Refreshments, Entertainment. Free. Join us. Dear Friends, The fires have left members of the Festival staff along with numerous friends and neighbors in need of basic resources like food, clothing and shelter. Many people and organizations are rallying to meet those needs and, in time, they will be met. We are reminded that music is also an important healing tool after a disaster…

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LGBTQ Clinical based support group

January 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Coalition for Family Harmony, 1030 North Ventura Roud
Oxnard, California 93030
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Coalition for Family Harmony The Coalition strives to provide nonjudgmental, affirming, survivor centered care. We recognize that LGBTQ+ people have been excluded from conversations about sexual assault and domestic or intimate partner violence. LGBTQ Clinical based support group Meets every Wednesday from 5:30PM-7PM for LGBTQ+ youth ages 12-18 Call (805) 983-6014 or email c.gonzalez@thecoalition.org

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PFLAG monthly meeting

January 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Diversity Collective VC, 2471 Portola Road
Ventura, CA 93003 United States
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The Ventura Chapter of PFLAG (Parents & Friends of Lesbians and Gays) PFLAG supports the members, families, and allies of the LGBT community. PFLAG (Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians and Gays) provides support, education, and advocacy to the families and allies of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community. PFLAG's goal is to strengthen families and help them through the often difficult adjustment when a family member comes-out. The Ventura chapter of PFLAG has a core group of parents who are active in the community and committed to promoting the civil rights…

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Munch at the Museum

January 25 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Museum of Ventura County, 100 East Main
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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Grab a lunch and head on over to the Museum on Thursdays between 11:30 and 1:30 for music and free entry to the galleries. Enjoy your lunch break in one of our colorful patio chairs while you listen to local musicians, then take a stroll through the galleries. Entrance is free. Feel free to tip the musicians! Peirano’s Market and deli will offer discount for museum members and new visitors for the Munch events.

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Dark Skies Workgroup

January 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Ojai Valley Green Coalition Resource Center, 206 N. Signal Street
Ojai, CA United States
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Dark Skies work group meets the last Thursday of the month. Focused on reducing light pollution in the Ojai Valley and becoming a 'Dark Skies Designated Community'.

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Thrive LGBTQ Community Meeting

January 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Diversity Collective VC, 2471 Portola Road
Ventura, CA 93003 United States
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It's finally here! A place for LGBTQ+ adults to meet, connect, and thrive with others in our community. This meeting is: 21+ For making connections and building community To learn, share, grow, heal, and have fun A safe space to relax and let your authentic self free Not for networking Not for hookups A drug and alcohol free zone A 45 free zone There are two separate back to back events, come to one or both: 6:00 - 6:45: Spiritual Healing Session with Crystal Star ($10)* *12/14 is a no-cost…

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One Billion Rising Santa Paula Learn the Low Impact Dance

January 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Universalist Unitarian Church of Santa Paula, 740 East Main Street+
Santa Paula, CA 93060 United States
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Learn a low impact version of the Break the Chain Dance with Pastor Michelle Magee in the Parish Hall of UUCSP on January 26, 2018 in preparation for One Billion Rising 2018 (February 3 from 2-4 PM at the SP Community Center). Free.Learn a low impact version of the Break the Chain Dance with Pastor Michelle Magee in the Parish Hall of UUCSP on January 26, 2018 in preparation for One Billion Rising 2018 (February 3 from 2-4 PM at the SP Community Center). Free. Save the date for the…

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Rainbow Umbrella-Friday meetings

January 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Diversity Collective VC, 2471 Portola Road
Ventura, CA 93003 United States
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Rainbow Umbrella (RU) is a positive, safe and welcoming space, free of drugs and alcohol. RU is an activities based program that provides support and empowerment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer and questioning (LGBTIQQ) youth ages 13 to 23 and their allies. All youth are welcome. Free and confidential. PEER SUPPORT GROUP MEETINGS: Wednesdays The Coalition for Family Harmony 1030 N Ventura Road, Oxnard, CA 93030 Fridays Open to all Youth (13 to 23) Community Resource Center 2471 Portola Rd Ventura, CA 93003

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Work/Play Day at Community Roots Garden

January 27 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Community Roots Garden, North Oxnard United Methodist Church, 1801 Joliet Place
Oxnard, CA United States
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Free

"Community Roots Garden is a one-acre garden at the North Oxnard United Methodist Church. We are dedicated to growing a community of gardens that build food security and empower our community. Our garden volunteers share land, labor, and harvest with one another and those in need. We offer hands-on gardening experience, workshops, resources, tours, and service opportunities to volunteers, community groups, youth, and those starting gardens in their own neighborhoods." Wednesdays at 1:00 pm is volunteer work day Saturdays is the volunteer chief program. Find more info here Contact us…

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Volunteer Chief Program

January 27 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Community Roots Garden, 1801 Joliet Place, North Oxnard United Methodist Church
Oxnard, CA 93030 United States
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Community Roots Garden’s Volunteer Chef Program youth with older volunteer chefs to cook delicious, simple meals for an average of 20-25 Saturday volunteers using Garden vegetables and fruits. To volunteer one Saturday as a volunteer chef, call 805-616-2326 or email communityrootsgarden@gmail.com. Click HERE for our 2011 Volunteer Chef program description and report.

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