May 4th, 2015 at 11:00 am
Climb aboard a real Coast Guard cutter and learn what it takes to be safe on the sea at the Channel Islands Harbor Safe Boating Day Expo. View the proficiency of maritime rescue operations with two offshore air, sea, and fire rescue demonstrations conducted by several agencies, including the U.S. Coast Guard and Ventura County public safety departments. There will be safety demonstrations throughout the day, as well as booths and displays, from the state Department of Fish and Wildlife, the Red Cross, and the National Weather Service.
Channel Islands Harbor
4201 S. Victoria Ave.
Oxnard, CA 93035
May 1st, 2015 at 8:00 am
With Mother’s Day approaching, there’s no lack of ways to show Mom your appreciation before, on, or after May 10. Of course there are the standard brunches, flowers, and boxes of candy. But why not consider something less predictable? Here are some suggestions for making Mom’s day memorable:
April 29th, 2015 at 11:00 am
As part of the ongoing Water Wise Gardening series, the city of Ventura will present a class on graywater and rainwater harvesting. This event is free and open to the public. Join others from your community in listening to industry professionals talk about protection of the local water supply, how to reduce waste, and how to create more efficient water-use systems in your home. Attendees will have the opportunity to network and enjoy complimentary refreshments.
City of Ventura’s Sanjon Public Works Maintenance Yard
336 Sanjon Road
Ventura, CA 93001
April 28th, 2015 at 11:00 am
More than 20 years ago, a group of arts advocates, business leaders and local politicians decided that Ventura should claim its rightful place as a regional cultural mecca. Now every year, the Ventura Music Festival takes place in the city’s historic downtown core. Enjoy great artists with a wide musical range such as the Pacific Mambo Orchestra, Tea & Trumpets, and more during the festival’s 21st season. These nationally known singers, instrumentalists, ensembles, and chamber orchestras will be performing in various historic and architecturally unique settings in downtown Ventura.
Downtown Ventura, various locations
April 27th, 2015 at 11:00 am
Bring the whole family to the Second Annual Hamburger and Hops Music Festival at Collection Park in Oxnard. Sample some of the most mouthwatering pairings of craft beer and fusion burgers while you enjoy live music featuring reggae, funk, and Top 40 styles. And if burgers aren’t quite your taste, there will be chicken, taco, and pretzel vendor alternative options rounding out the delectable fare. Be sure to get your tickets early!
The Collection at Riverpark
Park View Court
Oxnard, CA 93036