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Fillmore Library Expansion Fundraiser Lunch

May 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

The Friends of the Fillmore Library are hosting a luncheon to raise funds for the Fillmore Library Expansion Project at El Pescador Restaurant, 1305 W. Ventura St, Fillmore. Tickets are $20 apiece or $30 for two. For those who wish to purchase tickets but cannot attend the luncheon, special arrangements will be made by the Friends to deliver lunches. To purchase tickets please contact the Friends of the Fillmore Library at 805-524-2731. Hosted by Ventura County Library

Kid’s Garden Brigade

May 21 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Monday, repeating until August 4, 2025

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.

Housing the Homeless

May 22 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am

Tara Carruth, Ventura County Continuum of Care Jason Meek, Turning Point Foundation, River Haven project This is the second Housing Issues Forum for 2018 with a focus on understanding and helping the homeless living among us. Tara Carruth with the County Continuum of Care will present the recent County-wide homeless count, understanding the different people (and needs) that comprise the homeless population, and an overview of some successful programs to help transition and support this population. Jason Meek, Executive Director at Turning Point Foundation, will present a more detailed look…

Self-Defense Body Boundaries Class – Donation Base

May 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 13, 2018

Self-Defense Body Boundaries Class - Donation Base Class at Alma Rose Holding Space For Community Regeneration *Movement* *Imagination* *Conscientization*

Work/Play Day at Community Roots Garden

May 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday and Saturday, repeating until February 12, 2020

"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." Saturdays is the volunteer chief program. Find more info here Contact us at (805) 616-2326 or communityrootsgarden@gmail.com, or check us…

Paws for Reading at Ojai Library

May 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until June 13, 2018

An event every month that begins at 3:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until June 13, 2018

Sign up is required for 15-minute sessions. For program information or to schedule an appointment, please call Laura at (805) 646-1639 Lindsey Boubel and her basset hound George will visit the Ojai Library every second and fourth Wednesday from 3 to 4 p.m. George is a certified therapy dog and will be available for children to read to as part of our Paws for Reading program. Paws for Reading is a program that has been successfully implemented at other Ventura County Library locations. When children read aloud to dogs they…

LGBTQ Clinical based support group

May 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until January 5, 2022

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

Restorative Movement and Egyptian Music and Dance Class to Fund Arts Programs

May 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 5, 2021

If you are wondering what Egyptian dance is... Its a style originating from Egypt that is more commonly known as "bellydance." The term bellydance doesn't appropriately describe the dance form, movement away from using that term is emerging. Daisy Dances is an advocate for appropriately labeling dance forms from the Middle East as this region is vastly diverse, greatly misunderstood and terribly stereotyped. The dance form we will practice is feminine, earthy, and uplifting to the soul. If this resonates with you, please join! 6:30 is a pre-dance session to…

PFLAG monthly meeting

May 23 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until May 27, 2020

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…

Munch at the Museum

May 24 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Thursday, repeating until July 9, 2020

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. Feel free to tip the musicians! For information visit venturamuseum.org or call 805.653.0323.

Thrive LGBTQ Community Meeting

May 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until January 7, 2021

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…

A Cross of Thorns Author Discusses Mission Era Book

May 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for a book reading from Author Elias Castillo. Castillo will be selling and signing books before and after the talk. Elias Castillo is a three-time Pulitzer Prize nominee and has earned 13 journalism awards in a career that included reporting for the Associated Press and the San Jose Mercury News. In writing A Cross of Thorns, Castillo spent more than eight years meticulously researching historic documents including diaries and letters written by Saint Junipero Serra and padres Fermín Francisco de Lasuén, Francisco Palou and Mariano Payeras. His book…

Rainbow Umbrella-Friday meetings

May 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Friday, repeating indefinitely

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

Planned Parenthood Comprehensive Sex Education

May 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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We are so amped to be partnering with Planned Parenthood to bring youth ages 13-23 Comprehensive Sex Ed at Rainbow Umbrella! Food is provided and if you come to at least 5 sessions, you will receive a $15 gift card :) Notice the schedule attached below. We will start around 5:45PM and end with an open discussion. Please spread the word and bring a friend! See you there! Module 1: March 30 Module 2: April 6 Module 3: April 13 Break: April 20 Module 4: April 27 Module 5: May 4 Module 6:…

Project Pride Santa Paula

May 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Friday, repeating until February 7, 2020

Project Pride Santa Paula About One Step La Vez To serve the communities of Santa Clara Valley by providing a safe environment for 13-19 year olds and preparing informed, empowered youth who are equipped with the tools to lead, cultivate cultural awareness, bridge the gaps of inequality and advocate for fair, just and healthy individuals and communities. Thank you to our partners VCBH for funding, Coalition for Family Harmony for program content and the Universalist Unitarian Church of Santa Paula for hosting us.

Oxnard Performing Arts Center The Arts Festival

May 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on May 26, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on May 27, 2018 at 12:00pm

Families, friends and neighbors are invited to our second annual “PACC The Arts Festival” at the Oxnard Performing Arts & Convention Center (The PACC). This weekend event features multicultural art and entertainment for guests of all ages. Our theme this year is “Art By The People” or “Arte De La Gente,” and includes a one-of-a-kind car show! “PACC THE ARTS FESTIVAL” @ The PACC 800 Hobson Way | Oxnard, CA 93030 Opening Reception : Friday, May 25th | 6 to 8 pm Tickets coming soon. Festival : Saturday, May 26th…

Work/Play Day at Community Roots Garden

May 26 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday and Saturday, repeating until February 12, 2020

"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." Saturdays is the volunteer chief program. Find more info here Contact us at (805) 616-2326 or communityrootsgarden@gmail.com, or check us…

Volunteer Chief Program

May 26 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until September 4, 2021

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.

Surfrider Beach Cleanup

May 26 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until April 23, 2022

Most of the items collected at beach cleanups are plastic and don’t truly biodegrade. It is important to host cleanups because litter is ugly and we want to help protect the coastal wildlife that we love! For all beach cleanups, please wear comfortable clothes, closed toed shoes and sunscreen. All volunteers are welcome to participate and must sign a liability waiver. Pre-­registration is not required unless your group is larger than 25 people – please email Ryan with how many people you expect: beachcleanups@ventura.surfrider.org Volunteers under 18 MUST have a parent…

41st Annual Art in the Park

May 26 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on May 27, 2018 at 10:00am

Everyone is invited to the 41st Annual Art in the Park held Memorial weekend in Libbey Park located in the heart of downtown Ojai. Come browse, meet 80+ artists, listen to music, grab a bite and enjoy the weekend in Ojai. Professional and high school art and music featured. Free admission. A variety of art mediums are featured. Musical styles include folk, rock and jazz. Art in the Park is an annual tradition started in 1977 by local artists at the Ojai Art Center to give fine artists a place…

Oxnard Performing Arts Center The Arts Festival

May 26 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on May 26, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on May 27, 2018 at 12:00pm

Families, friends and neighbors are invited to our second annual “PACC The Arts Festival” at the Oxnard Performing Arts & Convention Center (The PACC). This weekend event features multicultural art and entertainment for guests of all ages. Our theme this year is “Art By The People” or “Arte De La Gente,” and includes a one-of-a-kind car show! “PACC THE ARTS FESTIVAL” @ The PACC 800 Hobson Way | Oxnard, CA 93030 Opening Reception : Friday, May 25th | 6 to 8 pm Tickets coming soon. Festival : Saturday, May 26th…

Work/Play Day at Community Roots Garden

May 26 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday and Saturday, repeating until February 12, 2020

"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." Saturdays is the volunteer chief program. Find more info here Contact us at (805) 616-2326 or communityrootsgarden@gmail.com, or check us…

41st Annual Art in the Park

May 27 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on May 27, 2018 at 10:00am

Everyone is invited to the 41st Annual Art in the Park held Memorial weekend in Libbey Park located in the heart of downtown Ojai. Come browse, meet 80+ artists, listen to music, grab a bite and enjoy the weekend in Ojai. Professional and high school art and music featured. Free admission. A variety of art mediums are featured. Musical styles include folk, rock and jazz. Art in the Park is an annual tradition started in 1977 by local artists at the Ojai Art Center to give fine artists a place…

Oxnard Performing Arts Center The Arts Festival

May 27 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on May 26, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on May 27, 2018 at 12:00pm

Families, friends and neighbors are invited to our second annual “PACC The Arts Festival” at the Oxnard Performing Arts & Convention Center (The PACC). This weekend event features multicultural art and entertainment for guests of all ages. Our theme this year is “Art By The People” or “Arte De La Gente,” and includes a one-of-a-kind car show! “PACC THE ARTS FESTIVAL” @ The PACC 800 Hobson Way | Oxnard, CA 93030 Opening Reception : Friday, May 25th | 6 to 8 pm Tickets coming soon. Festival : Saturday, May 26th…

Free Farmers Market

May 27 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Sunday, repeating until March 10, 2019

Free Farmers Market Every Sunday 3-4pm @The Restore Garden FYI bring a reusable bag

Volunteer Social and Bowling

May 27 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Our featured Ocean Friendly Restaurant, Discovery Ventura, is the location of our May Volunteer Social! Come and enjoy getting to know your fellow volunteers. Not a volunteer, yet? Discovery is the place to...discover how you can help. We hope to see you there! Hosted by Surfrider Foundation - Ventura County Chapter

Memorial Day

May 28
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An event every year that begins at 3:00am on day last of May, repeating indefinitely

"Memorial and Veterans' Day Hypocrisy"

Kid’s Garden Brigade

May 28 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Monday, repeating until August 4, 2025

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.

Self-Defense Body Boundaries Class – Donation Base

May 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 13, 2018

Self-Defense Body Boundaries Class - Donation Base Class at Alma Rose Holding Space For Community Regeneration *Movement* *Imagination* *Conscientization*

Work/Play Day at Community Roots Garden

May 30 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday and Saturday, repeating until February 12, 2020

"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." Saturdays is the volunteer chief program. Find more info here Contact us at (805) 616-2326 or communityrootsgarden@gmail.com, or check us…

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