Legendary drummer, Fito de la Parra, from the band Canned Heat, is the guest speaker for this month’s “Speaking Of” lecture series, 7–9 p.m.,August 10, at the Museum of Ventura County, 100 Main Street, Ventura. As part of the Summer of Love 50th anniversary celebration, Bringing the Heat features De la Parra sharing highlights from his life in rock ‘n roll—from his start as a house drummer at the Tom Cat Club in Torrance to joining the up-and-coming blues band Canned Heat, known for a number of songs that became anthems for the Woodstock generation. Admission is free for members, $5 for non-members. No-host bar available. The Museum of Ventura County is open Tuesday – Sunday 11a.m. – 5 p.m.