Young children and their families are invited to celebrate the joy of reading at the 11th annual StoryFest, Saturday, October 14, 2017 in Ventura, 9 AM to 2 PM.  The free event features story-telling, book giveaways, musical activities, Truckfest (opportunity for children to get up close and touch trucks and a fire engine), food for […]

A Free Public Event with Food Vendors and Live Music  .  CAMARILLO, CA–– The Camarillo Ranch Foundation is celebrating community leader Adolfo Camarillo’s 153rd Birthday on October 22, 2017 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., at the Camarillo Ranch. The Foundation will be honoring the memory of Adolfo and his contributions to the community with an […]

  Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District   Celebrate the holiday at the Halloween Carnival hosted by the Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District. For more information please visit www.rsprd.com.    For Halloween safety tips, citizens may contact the Simi Valley Police Department’s Crime Prevention Specialist, Jean Marie Maroshek at (805) 583-6276. Please enjoy Halloween and stay […]

  A FREE event for young children and their families World’s Continents Story Tents with community volunteer readers and featuring two local authors…  Kevin Tseng, author and illustrator of Ned’s New Home: Born and raised in Thousand Oaks, California… Majored in biology + fine art at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri… Worked as an illustrator/designer […]

The Museum of Ventura County | Events Calendar   17th Annual Dia de los Muertos Celebration | Free admission A free family event celebrating Dia de los Muertos with music, art, dance and crafts. Performances include De Anza Academy Mariachi Ballet Folklorico de Bell Arts, Danza Mexica Cuautemoc and Ballet Folklorico Mestizo of Oxnard College. Displays will include traditional alters created by Buena High School, […]

The Camarillo Police Department has a great interest in ensuring children reach their scholastic and personal growth potential. In today’s society, children face many obstacles, bad influences, and distractions, which create added difficulties for the parent(s) trying to raise them. Some children engage in harmful behaviors fueled by negative social influences including alcohol, drugs, gangs, […]

Ojai Valley Trail Riding Company   Horses Heart and Soul is a non-profit organization created to teach dependents of the court and other selected children basic horsemanship paired with rescued horses. The Ojai Valley Trail Riding Company is sponsoring the 24th annual Saddle Up and Save Lives benefit horseback ride. 100% of the proceeds go […]

United Parents Collaborative United Parents will host a free event on November 29th from 9:30 am until 7:30 pm at the Oxnard Church for the Nations, 270 West 5th St., in Oxnard.  The overall theme of the event is “How to Keep My Child Safe.” This theme has been highly prevalent in our parent/caregiver surveys that have […]

(Oxnard, Calif.) — Dec. 07, 2017 — Bright lights, seasonal show tunes and a trip to see Santa are all hallmark traditions for families celebrating the holiday season; however, for children with special needs, the experience can be overwhelming and may cause them to shy away from participating in these time-honored traditions. Sponsored by valued community partner […]

THOUSAND OAKS, CA – Young Artists Ensemble’s Hillcrest Players holds auditions for IF THE SHOE FITS by Karen Woodford, open to performers age 7-14, directed by Ivy Ratafia.   Auditions are held Saturday and Sunday, January 6 & 7 by appointment only at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 West Hillcrest Drive. Time slots begin at […]