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August 2017

Classes at A Smart Garden

August 4 - October 28
a smart garden, 33 S Palm Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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Check out the updated class list for A Smart Garden! August 5:  Garden Design Instructor:  Cari Vega 10:30 to 12pm Considering revamping your front or back yard, but not sure where to start?  We'll break it down for you and make it easier than you think to get started creating a low-maintenance showpiece without breaking the bank. August 19: Succulent Gardening & Swap Instructor:  Cari Vega 10:30 to 12pm Let's talk about Succulents!  We'll cover different types, care needs and…

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October 2017

Library LAB at E.P. Foster Library

October 18 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

E.P. Foster Library, CA 93001 United States + Google Map

Library LAB Come by the library on Wednesday evenings to learn more about our 3D printer and laser cutter—or to use them yourself! Ask the library staff about what you need to bring to print or engrave an item of your own, or just drop in to see what we’re up to in our library makerspace.

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Open Mic Night at E.P. Foster Library

October 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

E.P. Foster Library, CA 93001 United States + Google Map

Open Mic Night On these Thursday nights, come join this group of writers as they meet in the Topping Room to present their work.

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Lexus LaceUp Ventura Marathon

October 21 @ 8:00 am - October 22 @ 5:00 pm
Ventura Promenade, Ventura, CA 93001 United States + Google Map

Lexus LaceUp Ventura Marathon Ventura Pier Marathon, Half Marathon, 5k, Kids Run Saturday, October 21 - Sunday, October 22 5k: Sunday, 6:45-6:55 am 10k: 8:05 am Half Marathon: Sunday, 6:30 am Marathon: Sunday, 6:00 am Kids Run: Saturday, 11:00 am Join the fun at the 5th annual Lexus Ventura Marathon & Beach Party on October 22nd. New for 2017 is a Boston Qualifying downhill marathon course, which runs from the beautiful town of Ojai down to the oceanfront Ventura Pier.…

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The Downtown Ventura Farmer’s Market

October 21 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
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The Downtown Ventura Farmer's Market has local fresh fruits, vegetables, bakery items, eggs, nuts, honey, potted plants, cut flowers....and MORE! Come pick from the local healthy harvest any Saturday from 8:30am-noon on the corner of E. Santa Clara and Palm.

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Museum of Ventura County Appreciation Weekends

October 21 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 3, 2017

Museum of Ventura County, 100 East Main Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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Appreciation Weekends: We appreciate you! Please bring an ID, addressed letter, business card or other form of verification to enjoy free admission on the days designated below: Saturday and Sunday, October 14 and 15, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; City and County Workers Saturday and Sunday, October 28 and 29, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Residents of Zip Codes 93015-93016, Sunday, November 5, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Free First Sunday Saturday and Sunday, November 11 and12, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Grandparents Saturday…

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Interested in Volunteering at the Museum of Ventura?

October 24 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Tuesday, repeating until November 21, 2017

Museum of Ventura County, 100 East Main Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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Interested in Volunteering at the Museum of Ventura? The Museum of Ventura County is looking for volunteers to help support the museum’s events and educational programs in the following areas: school tours, front desk services, special events, programs and in the research library. All prospective volunteers are invited to attend upcoming training workshops on Tuesdays,October 17, 24, 31, and November 7, 14, 21 from 9:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. The workshops will offer an overview of Ventura County history, museum history and collections, with training for…

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Rubicon Theatre presents Taking Sides

October 25 - November 12
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 12, 2017

Rubicon Theatre, 1006 East Main Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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Rubicon Theatre launches the company’s 20th Anniversary Season with Taking Sides, a provocative and gripping drama based on the true story of German conductor and composer (and accused Nazi sympathizer) Wilhelm Furtwängler. Written by Academy Award-winner SIR RONALD HARWOOD (“The Pianist”) and directed by Ovation Award-winner STEPHANIE COLTRIN, the play explores the terrible collision between art, power, politics and personal responsibility. Harwood’s dramatization of the investigation into Furtwängler (PETER VAN NORDEN) is set in 1946 in the American Zone of…

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Dia de los Muertos Ofrendas: A Chicano Art Practice for Honoring our Loved Ones

October 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Museum of Ventura County, 100 East Main Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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Dia de los Muertos Ofrendas: A Chicano Art Practice for Honoring our Loved Ones    Thursday, October 26, 6 – 7 p.m. | Free for members | $5 for non-members Special guest, Roberto Vargas will present the use of ofrendas (altars) and ceremony for honoring our loved ones as reflected in the exhibit in the Huntsinger galleries.  

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Harvest Moon Spooktacular

October 28 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Free

Downtown Ventura and Open Classroom present the 6th annual Harvest Moon Spooktacular! Saturday, October 28. 10am-7pm Oak St. between Main and Santa Clara streets Enjoy live music, games, food and shopping vendors, a haunted house, kids zone with bounce houses, and lots of fun! There will be a pumpkin pie eating contest at noon. Come dressed in your favorite costume and take part in the all ages costume contest at 3pm. Costume contest categories are infant-3, 4-7, 8-12, 13-17, 18+. Prizes will…

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2017 Walk to Defeat ALS

October 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Plaza Park, Santa Clara & Chestnut Streets
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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Join us for the 2017 Walk to Defeat ALS! WHAT: Ventura/Santa Barbara County Walk WHEN: Sunday, October 29, 2017 DETAILS: WALK CHECK-IN: 9:00 AM OPENING CEREMONY: 10:00 AM WALK STARTS: 10:30 AM LOCATION: Plaza Park, E Thompson Blvd and S Chestnut Street, Ventura, CA 93001 DISTANCE: 2 miles   Join us at the 14th annual Ventura/Santa Barbara County Walk to Defeat ALS® as we come together to bring hope to people impacted by ALS and raise funds that allow the Golden…

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November 2017

Just Between Friends Sales Event

November 4 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until November 5, 2017

Ventura Fairgrounds, 10 W Harbor Blvd
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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Just Between Friends is a seasonal sales event where communities come together to buy and sell the best in new and gently-used children's and maternity items at HUGE SAVINGS. These events are locally owned and held two to three times a year. Join us November 4 & 5 at Ventura Fairgrounds!  November 4th 9:00am - 7:00pm November 5th 9:00am-2:00pm At each event you can choose to: SHOP for childrens and maternity items at 50-90% savings. SELL your gently-loved children's items to make money.…

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17th Annual Dia de los Muertos Celebration

November 5 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Museum of Ventura County, 100 East Main Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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17th Annual Dia de los Muertos Celebration Sunday, November 5, 11 a.m.– 4 p.m. | 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, Carpinteria Public Library, De Anza Middle School and other local artists.  

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In Memoriam: The Chicano Moratorium

November 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Museum of Ventura County, 100 East Main Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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In Memoriam: The Chicano Moratorium Saturday, November 11, 2 – 4 p.m. | Free for members | $5 for non-members The Chicano Moratorium, the massive mobilization in 1969 to raise awareness of the Vietnam War as a civil rights issue in the Chicano community, is the topic of a panel discussion. Set at the height of the disproportionate death rates of Mexican-American casualties in Vietnam–20 percent of the casualties as compared to 10 percent of the American population–the march was the largest…

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Why I Collect Chicano Art

November 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Museum of Ventura County, 100 East Main Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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Why I Collect Chicano Art  Tuesday, November 14, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. | Free for members | $5 for non-members Ventura College professor and avid art collector, Tomás Sanchez, will be the featured speaker for the "Speaking Of Ventura County" lecture series. A serious Chicano Art collector since the mid-1980s, Sanchez’s collection features artists Carlos Almaraz, Roberto Tito Delgado, Elsa Flores, Salomón Huerta, Leo Limón, Roberto Gil de Montes, Frank Romero and Patssi Valdez. At Ventura College Santa Paula, Sanchez teaches World History,…

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The Color Run Ventura

November 18
Downtown Ventura, Ventura, CA 93001 United States + Google Map

The Color Run is coming to Ventura! The Color Run is a 5K, un-timed event in which thousands of participants, or “Color Runners,” are doused from head to toe in different colors at each kilometer. The Color Run caters to everyone — from first time runners to seasoned athletes. At the end of the event, participants join a “Finish Festival” with music, dancing and massive color throws. Date: November 18, 2017 Time: 8:00am Cost: Starting at $34.99 for individuals older…

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