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Music of the West African Kora Comes to the Oxnard Public Library

Music of the West African Kora Comes to the Oxnard Public Library

OXNARD, Calif. – The Oxnard Public Library is pleased to host Sean Gaskell on Monday, Februrary 3 at 4 p.m. at the Main Library (251 S. A St., Oxnard) in celebration of African American Heritage Month. Gaskell will perform music and provide an educational demonstration on the kora, an ancient 21-stringed harp from West Africa. […]

Santa Paula Art Museum to Celebrate First 10 Years With Birthday Bash

Santa Paula Art Museum to Celebrate First 10 Years With Birthday Bash

SANTA PAULA, CA – The Santa Paula Art Museum is turning 10 this year! To celebrate its first decade, the Museum will be hosting a big Birthday Bash on Saturday, February 1, 2020, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The event will be a fun filled evening featuring live music by Ryan Quinn and Sounds […]

LIFESTYLE | Pizza Party! Learn to make restaurant quality pizza with Chef Randy

LIFESTYLE | Pizza Party! Learn to make restaurant quality pizza with Chef Randy

In this hands-on class, private chef and author Randy Graham will show you how to make restaurant quality pizza at home using pizza stones and traditional ingredients. In addition, there will be a pizza surprise so come hungry! Recipes and copies of his most recent cookbook are included in the $75 cost of the class. […]

Ira The Lion Celebrates His 6TH Birthday at Moorpark College

Ira The Lion Celebrates His 6TH Birthday at Moorpark College

America’s Teaching Zoo (ATZ) at Moorpark College invites the community to celebrate Ira the Lion’s 6th birthday on Feb. 1. The day of festivities includes Ira unwrapping edible gifts made by his student trainers and guests singing “Happy Birthday” before eating birthday cake at 1 p.m. Children and adults can visit the craft station to decorate […]

Travel the World with Art Comes Alive

Travel the World with Art Comes Alive

Oxnard, CA: Art Comes Alive brings Maritime models and paintings to life with the help of live characters. Visitors have the unique opportunity to interact and speak with characters from many ages of Maritime history. Join the Channel Islands Maritime Museum on Saturday, February 15 and Sunday, February 16, 12-4 pm as friends of the […]

Meet Mead, the Ancient Honey Wine Making a 21st-Century Comeback

Meet Mead, the Ancient Honey Wine Making a 21st-Century Comeback

By Kevin Revolinski  I first learned of mead in high school, but then it was only by reputation: The mead hall in “Beowulf” where Danish king Hrothgar and his people quaffed cups to achieve “mead joy”—until Grendel showed up and ruined the party.  Others may have recently caught wind of it via Game of Thrones. […]

Come to MLK Day 2020 Observance and Celebration, Monday, January 20

Come to MLK Day 2020 Observance and Celebration, Monday, January 20

Celebration moved to PAL gym this year. Starts with a march from Plaza Park to PAL Ventura County’s 34th Annual MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY “Dream, Believe, Act! We can do more together than apart.”   8:00 AM  “Freedom March” From: Plaza Park, 5th Street and C Street, Oxnard, CA To: Oxnard PAL Gymnasium (350 South K Street, […]

Lecture and Book Signing with Craig Shirley at the Reagan Library

Lecture and Book Signing with Craig Shirley at the Reagan Library

Please join us for a lecture and book signing with presidential historian and best- selling author Craig Shirley on his latest book, Mary Ball Washington: The Untold Story of George Washington’s Mother (Harper Collins: December 3, 2019) on February 13 at 6 p.m. at 40 Presdential Drive in Simi Valley. This event is free to attend; however, […]

Metrolink to DTLA for only $10 Roundtrip to Avoid Traffic and Parking Woes from Women’s March Crowds

Metrolink to DTLA for only $10 Roundtrip to Avoid Traffic and Parking Woes from Women’s March Crowds

LOS ANGELES – Whether you are attending the Women’s March or one of the many other events Downtown, skip traffic and parking and save money while reducing congestion and emissions in the region by leaving your car at home and taking Metrolink instead. Metrolink is adding service to its weekend train schedule on Saturday, January […]

Ventura County Public Works Agency Reopens the Ojai Valley Bike Trail through Casitas Springs Area

Ventura County Public Works Agency Reopens the Ojai Valley Bike Trail through Casitas Springs Area

Ventura County Public Works Agency’s (VCPWA) Watershed Protection District (WPD) is working to reduce repeated flooding in the Casitas Spring community and State Route (SR) 33 by constructing the Fresno Canyon Diversion Project. The new Fresno Canyon Diversion, which is nearly finished, constructs a new storm drain facility, approximately 1,500 feet in length. The project […]