Simi Valley Briefs

first_imgSeabee Days sail into town PORT HUENEME — Naval Base Ventura County will host its annual Seabee Days on June 24-25, and organizers are seeking public entries for a classic car show, motorcycle show, poker run and karaoke contest. There will also be several sports tournaments, including softball, basketball and golf, open to members of the military. Seabee Days is a free celebration of the Naval Construction Force, featuring ship tours, musical entertainment and a carnival. It runs from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. both days. For more information call (805) 982-6000 or see — Daily News Seniors learn financial safety SIMI VALLEY — The Police Department will host a seminar on June 20 to help senior citizens protect their finances from fraud and other criminal activity. The Financially Prudent Senior will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. at City Hall, 2929 Tapo Canyon Road. Representatives from the Ventura County District Attorney’s office, the state Department of Corporations, the Ventura County Financial Abuse Specialist Team, the California Department of Insurance and other groups will be available to inform senior citizens of their rights and potential problems. For more information call (805) 583-6908. — Daily News Simi Ford dealer donates $2,000 SIMI VALLEY — Simi Valley Ford recently presented Interface Children Family Services with a $2,000 contribution based on a pledge to donate $100 to charity for every fifth car sold during the dealership’s 5th anniversary sale-a-thon. — Daily News Chumash basket expert featured OXNARD — An authority on Chumash Indian basketry will be featured at Saturday’s meeting of the Ventura County Handweavers and Spinners Guild. The 9:30 a.m. program will be presented by Jan Timbrook, curator of ethnography at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, which has one of the largest Chumash basketry collections in the world. The event is at 701 South Del Norte Blvd., units 115 and 120, Oxnard. For more information call (805) 527-1915. — Daily News American West art highlighted SIMI VALLEY — The American West is the theme of several exhibits at the Simi Valley Senior Center during June and July. In June the center at 3900 Avenida Simi is featuring the drawings of Richard Wellington Evans and the sculptures of Dot Stage. In July the center will feature the equestrian paintings of Pat Duggan. For more information call (805) 583-6363. — Daily News Jazz singer visits Peter Strauss SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS — Jazz singer Toni Jannotta will perform in a free outdoor concert at 3 p.m. June 25 at Peter Strauss Ranch. The ranch in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area is located on Mulholland Highway at Troutdale Drive. — Daily News Brimhall library shut ’til June 24 THOUSAND OAKS — The Grant Brimhall Library, 1401 Janss Road, will be closed for two weeks to prepare for the June 24 opening of its expanded children’s area. The new section will feature a separate entrance, check-out desk, drive-up book return, story-time room, children’s garden, outdoor family courtyard and a 3,600-gallon saltwater aquarium. The grand opening is scheduled at 9:30 a.m., with special family activities planned throughout the day. For more information call (805) 449-2666. — Daily News AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORE11 theater productions to see in Southern California this week, Dec. 27-Jan. 2160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img

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