Friday Night Game: Santa Paula Cardinals vs Grace Brethren. Game at Moorpark College 7:30 p.m.
October 04, 2014, 6:00
Help us build the next 8 homes in Santa Paula!
Join us for our 2nd Annual Habitat for Humanity of Ventura County “Hearts & Hammers” Dinner and Auction

Habitat for Humanity of Ventura County invites you to its 2nd Annual Hearts & Hammers benefit dinner and auction on Saturday, October 4, 2014 at the beautiful Santa Paula Agriculture Museum. This fun-filled evening will include dinner, entertainment, silent auction, and live auction (with guest auctioneer, Ventura County Supervisor Kathy Long). Live auction items include two ‘unrestricted’ roundtrip Alaska Airline tickets with no blackout dates, Mammoth Lakes Get Away, Desert Golf at La Quinta, Channel Islands Sailing Excursion, and Hollywood Bowl Jazz Festival.

Event details:

· Saturday, October 4, 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

· Santa Paula Agriculture Museum – 926 Railroad Avenue, Santa Paula, CA 93060

· Seating is limited. RSVP at or call (805) 485-6065, x200. Please RSVP by Monday, September 29th.

·Tickets $75 per person (Attire dressy casual)
October 04, 2014, 10:00
Book Sale
The Friends of the Santa Paula Blanchard Community Library invite all book lovers to their First_Saturday_of-the_Month book sale on Oct. 4, 2014 from 10AM to 2PM.
Again there will be selections in fiction, non_fiction, children's, and collectible books. New arrivals have been coming in daily so there will be lots of new choices. Most books are priced from $.50_$2.00. Rare and collectible books start at $4.00. Everyone can join the fun searching for literary treasures.
The event will be at the library, 119 N. 8 th Street, Santa Paula. Patrons
should enter through the roll_up door behind the library to access the sale.
For more information email

October 04, 2014
First Methodist Church Annual Bazaar
First Methodist Church Annual Bazaar
The First United Methodist Church, 133 N. Mill Street will be holding their annual Bazaar on Saturday, October 4. The Bazaar hours will be from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Halloween, Fall and Christmas Decorations and more will be available.
As part of the Bazaar the Soup Kitchen will be from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. serving homemade soup, roll, pie and beverage, the cost is $8.00. Pie and Beverage only $4.50.

October 04, 2014
The 1964 Class of Ventura High is celebrating their 50th class reunion on Saturday, October, 4, 2014, at the Historic Pierpont Inn, 550 Sanjon Road, Ventura, CA. The evening begins at 5:00 p.m. in the Pavilion and the committee has planned an evening you do not want to miss. The 1935 Spanish Revival Vickers Estate at The Pierpont Inn is the perfect place to celebrate our unforgettable 50th Class Reunion.

For detailed information, visit our website: or go to Facebook: Ventura High School Class of '64 Reunion.
Posted on both sites are: the cost for this "once in a lifetime" celebration; dinner entree choices; and overview of the evening. You will enjoy viewing photos from our 45th Class Reunion and reading comments from other classmates.

The Pierpont Inn is now accepting reservations for booking a room on Friday and/or Saturday night. Call (805) 643-6144 and mention you are attending the VHS 50th Reunion
You can also email one of these Reunion Committee members for information:
Barbara HESSEMER Crowdis -
Mike Fausset -

October 06, 2014, 10:00
Arts & Crafts Class
Arts & Crafts classes at the Senior Center
Starting October 6th from 10am-11am the Santa Paula Senior Center will be having Arts & Craft classes every Monday. These classes will be taught by Joan McKnerney who has many years of experience and has won many awards. There will be a monthly cost of $20. Call 933-4226 ext. 356 for pre-registration as there are limited spots available. The senior center is located at 530 W. Main Street.

October 06, 2014, 10:00
Arts & Crafts classes at the Senior Center

Starting October 6th from 10am-11am the Santa Paula Senior Center will be having Arts & Craft classes every Monday. These classes will be taught by Joan McKnerney who has many years of experience and has won many awards. There will be a monthly cost of $20. Call 933-4226 ext. 356 for pre-registration as there are limited spots available. The senior center is located at 530 W. Main Street.

October 07, 2014
Presentation shares new book
Please join us for a very special presentation featuring author/journalist Ivor Davis as he shares his new book "The Beatles and Me On Tour." The event will take place on October 7, 2014, 6:30 p.m. at the Blanchard Community Library, 119 N. 8th Street.
Don't miss this wonderful evening with the only British newspaper writer invited on the entire American tour. Paperback books ($15.99) will be available for purchase.

October 08, 2014
Consider the Conversation
Location: Vista Cove Care Center at Santa Paula
Contact tel.: 525-7134
Contact: Brianda Gonzalez
Dr. Lanyard Dial will speak on end-of-life issues and talk about what hospice is about. A film will also be shown.
October 17, 2014
Costa Mesa Gem Faire
Location: OC Fair & Event Center
Contact tel.: 503-252-8300
Contact: Yooy Nelson
Oct. 17-19, 2014, OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Dr., Costa Mesa. Fri. 12pm-6pm, Sat. 10am-6pm, Sun. 10am-5pm. Admission $7 weekend pass. Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Nearly 200 exhibitors from around the world. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop. Classes & demos. Free hourly door prizes. For more info, visit or call (503) 252-8300 or email:
October 17, 2014
2nd Annual Dance For Drew Benefit
Location: Borderline Bar & Grill
Contact tel.: 805-822-2282
Contact: Erin Culbertson
Come dance for a good cause at the 2nd Annual Dance for Drew benefit concert, Friday, October 17 at 7:00 p.m. at Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks (99 Rolling Oaks Dr.). The evening will feature dance music from classic and pop rock band Full House, food, drinks, a raffle and a silent auction. All funds raised will go towards the Drew Perez Scholarship Fund benefiting local students, high schools and Rotary Club of Newbury Park charitable causes. The evening was created in memory of Drew Perez (son of a local Los Angeles City Fire Captain Ed Perez), age 17 and a senior at Thousand Oaks High School, who lost his battle with cancer in 2013. The money raised will enable teens to achieve their dreams and support those in need. Tickets: adults 21 and over: $25, under 21, $15. For more information or to purchase tickets, go to or call Erin Culbertson at 805-822-2282. On Facebook:
October 20, 2014
Medicare One Stop Shop in Santa Paula
During the Medicare Open Enrollment period, choices for 2014 must be made by December 7. The Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP) from the Area Agency on Aging will offer a One Stop Shop in Santa Paula. They will provide consultation and registration for the various Medicare plans and Part D Prescription Drug Plans for 2013. HICAP will be at the SENIOR CENTER, 530 W. Main, on Friday, October 20th from 10:00am-12:00pm. HICAP offers free, unbiased comparisons of all Medicare Advantage HMOs, PPOs, and Part D plans. For appointment and information, call HICAP at 800-434-0222; the Senior Center may be reached at 933-4226 ext 356.
October 26, 2014, 12:00
Ojai Raptor Center Open House
Ojai Raptor Center
Open House
October 26, 2014
12:00 noon- 4:00 pm
370 Baldwin Rd., Ojai CA 93023
Ojai Raptor Center, (ORC) a non-profit 501(c) (3) organization is dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and release of birds of prey and other wildlife, and to providing educational programs to teach communities about wildlife and our shared environment.
The Center is closed the public year-round due to the sensitive nature of wildlife in rehabilitation, but on Sunday, October 26th, ORC will open its doors to the public for a rare opportunity to meet all 18 of our non-releasable "ambassador" raptors.
Hawks, falcons, eagles, and owls will be on hand to greet guests with concurrent presentations on the ORC stage along with special guest Julie Tumamait-Stenslie, Chumash elder, who will be sharing native stories about our local wildlife throughout the afternoon. Drinks and snacks will be available for purchase as well as activities for children, auctions, and raffles.
Ojai Raptor Center Open House will be a free event with a suggested donation of five dollars. Handicapped parking will be available. Overflow parking will be located one street down from the Center where Pegasus shuttles will be running every 10 minutes.

October 28, 2014
Musical at the Libary
Blanchard Community Library presents "Spooktacular Musical Halloween Extravaganza" featuring Donna Nelson and the Isbell Chorus. Singing, Skits, Surprises, Fun!
Tuesday October 28, 6:30 p.m. at the Blanchard Community Library, 119 N. 8th Street. Costumes are encouraged and all ages welcome.

October 29, 2014, 17:30
Grant Writing for Volunteers
Location: 4001 Mission Oaks Blvd., Camarillo, CA 93012
Contact tel.: 805-323-6053
Grants To You is a national nonprofit organization helping to strengthen communities by offering volunteers a low cost grant writing & research class to enable them to assist their favorite,
local nonprofit.

The next class will run consecutive Wednesdays, October 29th and November 5th, 2014 at the boardroom of the Ventura County Community Foundation (VCCF), 4001 Mission Oaks Blvd., Camarillo, CA 93012.
Workshop hours are 5:30pm-8:30pm.

Reserve your place in our next workshop at (select the correct location and date) by Friday, October 24th. The $40 fee needs to be received prior to the start of the workshop.

In the past 5 years, Grants To You has trained over 400 people in grant writing resulting in 185 grants valued at more than $1 million in funding for local nonprofit organizations.
November 02, 2014
Home Innovation-Design & Wine Tasting Event
Location: Hyatt Westlake Plaza
Contact tel.: 805-529-0760
Contact: Rick Goodman
The first Home Innovation-Design & Wine Tasting Event featuring new and innovative products and services for inside and outside the home, will be held Sunday, November 2 at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza (880 S Westlake Blvd, Westlake Village) Wine tasting from local wineries is part of the show. Manufacturers and contractors will discuss and display their latest high-end equipment, designs, features and services. Hours are 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. with wine tasting from noon to 5:00 p.m. Cost: $20 ($25 at the door). To purchase tickets or for more information: 805-529-0760, or go to
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