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PSA for Ventura County Astronomical Society – Friday, June 21, 2019

PSA for Ventura County Astronomical Society – Friday, June 21, 2019

“Putting a Spin on Black Holes.” Ventura County Astronomical Society hosts Dr. Greg Salvenson of UCSB. He’ll explain the violent forces of our Universe’s most destructive creation: The Black Hole and show us the recent 1st time ever image. Friday, June 21st 7:15 pm at the Moorpark College Forum. 7075 campus Dr. Admission and parking are […]

Summer Solstice Nature Hike on Pine Mountain Sunday June 23

Summer Solstice Nature Hike on Pine Mountain Sunday June 23

Celebrate the Summer Solstice on Sunday, June 23, with a Nature Hike on Pine Mountain led by native plant educator Lanny Kaufer. He’ll visit some of the most spectacular scenery and habitat that Ventura County has to offer just when many late spring wildflowers are blooming at an elevation of 7000 feet.  According to Craig Carey, author of Hiking and Backpacking Santa […]

Nature Hike to Potrero John Camp in the Sespe Wilderness

Nature Hike to Potrero John Camp in the Sespe Wilderness

Thanks to a wet winter and spring, the wildflowers and herbs in the mountains above Ojai are thriving as we approach the summer months. Join native plant guide Lanny Kaufer on Saturday, June 15, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. for a Nature Hike to Potrero John Camp, deep in the Sespe Wilderness of the Los […]

VCAS Star Party at Satwiwa on June 1

VCAS Star Party at Satwiwa on June 1

In Cooperation with VCAS member Pam Hoffman of Everyday Spacer: VCAS members are invited to her next Star Party in Newbury Park Saturday, June 1st @ 5 pm near Satwiwa Park FMI and directions follow this link: Pam Hoffman’s Astronomy Meet-Ups: Everyday Spacer  _________________________________________________ And Remember the next VCAS Star Party is 1 week later: Saturday, […]

Local YMCAs Host Summer Camp in Big Bear

Local YMCAs Host Summer Camp in Big Bear

Thousand Oaks, Calif.—The three branches of the Southeast Ventura County YMCA are taking signups for their annual summer resident camp at Camp Oakes in Big Bear. Camp runs from July 6 through July 13. The YMCA camp is for kids entering grades four through nine. Activities include climbing wall, zip line, fishing, canoeing, high ropes, […]

Oxnard’s Insect Festival Coming June 1

Oxnard’s Insect Festival Coming June 1

The City of Oxnard is excited to offer its inaugural Oxnard Insect Festival on Saturday, June 1, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Plaza Park. This unique event will allow the community to experience the world of insects in ways they may never have before, with opportunities to see, touch, buy and even taste […]

NASA Invites Public to Submit Names to Fly Aboard Next Mars Rover

NASA Invites Public to Submit Names to Fly Aboard Next Mars Rover

Although it will be years before the first humans set foot on Mars, NASA is giving the public an opportunity to send their names — stenciled on chips — to the Red Planet with NASA’s Mars 2020 rover, which represents the initial leg of humanity’s first round trip to another planet. The rover is scheduled […]

Caregivers Sailathon – October 20

Caregivers Sailathon – October 20

  SAVE THE DATE:  Sunday, October 20, 2019  CAREGIVERS 18th Annual SAILATHON   The Ugly Fish Will Return! All Watercraft Welcome!   We have an extraordinary special this year! First-time sponsors will receive  50% off their sponsorship!  If you’re a continued supporter, give us a call so we can tell you how you can receive […]

Ventura County Astronomical Society Star Party on June 8th

Ventura County Astronomical Society Star Party on June 8th

A Family Friendly Star Party for ages 6 and up Sat. June 8th, from 8:00 to 10:00 pm at the Moorpark College Observatory. Watch a PowerPoint on what’s up then marvel at what’s up through the best telescopes in Ventura County.  7075 Campus Rd. Free Parking and Admission. FMI vcas.org Join us at the Ventura County Astronomical Society Star Party […]

Obi Kaufmann and The State of Water | Herbwalks June 29th

Obi Kaufmann and The State of Water | Herbwalks June 29th

Author of the bestselling and award winning California Field Atlas, Obi Kaufmann will make a return appearance in Ojai on Saturday, June 29, on the statewide book tour for his next published work, The State of Water, Understanding California’s Most Precious Resource (HEYDAY, June 2019). Obi’s February 2018 visit here as the guest of Ojai’s Lanny Kaufer, included […]

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