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KidSTREAM Receives Grant to Measure Impact of Children’s Museum

KidSTREAM Receives Grant to Measure Impact of Children’s Museum

VENTURA COUNTY — KidSTREAM, the emerging children’s museum based in Camarillo, received funding from the William A. and Cynthia D. Fairburn, Jr. Memorial Fund to assess needs and measure the expected economic and social impacts that will be created by the museum when it is in full operation in a dedicated museum facility. The...
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Dec. 8-10 — Local Rising Star Featured in Ventura County Ballet’s Beloved Holiday Performance, “The Nutcracker”

Dec. 8-10 — Local Rising Star Featured in Ventura County Ballet’s Beloved Holiday Performance, “The Nutcracker”

VENTURA COUNTY — When you first meet her, Jasmine Duncan appears to be a shy and quiet 16-year-old girl, but when she hits the stage, she comes out of her shell to dazzle audiences with her pure technical talent and knowledge of ballet. Jasmine started ballet with the Ballet Academy Ventura when she was...
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Ventura County Arts Council offers free Dia de Los Muertos activities

Ventura County Arts Council offers free Dia de Los Muertos activities

VENTURA COUNTY — The Ventura County Arts Council is offering a variety of classes and activities that use art in various forms to help area residents understand, appreciate and celebrate the upcoming holiday Dia de Los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead. Activities include free Dia de Los Muertos art classes that will...
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Continuing: Summer of Love 50th Anniversary exhibits at the Museum of Ventura County

Continuing: Summer of Love 50th Anniversary exhibits at the Museum of Ventura County

VENTURA — Summer of Love 50th Anniversary exhibits continues at the at the Museum of Ventura County. Experience the significance of the times through the community-based Tune In, Turn On, Drop Out pop-up exhibit featuring memorabilia from across Ventura County, including a special collection of cubbies curated by local individuals, each expressing a unique experience of...
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May 20 — Ventura County Genealogical Society Presents Free Family History Program

May 20 — Ventura County Genealogical Society Presents Free Family History Program

CAMARILLO — The Ventura County Genealogical Society will present a Free Family History Program  Saturday, May 20, 2017 at the Camarillo Library Community Room, 4101 Las Posas Road, Camarillo, CA Presentation by Linda Serna: 1:00 P.M. “Road Block: Where Do I Go From Here?” This workshop addresses what happens when we hit a road block or brick wall...
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April 28 — ¡Viva el Arte de Santa Bárbara! presents Mariachi Femenil Nuevo Tecalitlán, women representing the traditions of Jalisco, from Guadalajara, Mexico

April 28 — ¡Viva el Arte de Santa Bárbara! presents Mariachi Femenil Nuevo Tecalitlán, women representing the traditions of Jalisco, from Guadalajara, Mexico

FREE concert! Friday, April 28, 7 PM Isla Vista School, 6875 El Colegio Road, Isla Vista Doors open one half hour before the show starts. Reception follows concert. More info: (805) 252-3493 or facebook.com/vivaelartesb Representing a deep family tradition at the forefront of the mariachi scene in Mexico, Mariachi Femenil Nuevo Tecalitlán is headed...
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April 22 — Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival

April 22 — Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival

Join the Community Environmental Council’s (CEC) 47th annual Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival, Saturday April 22, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday, April 23, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. This year’s festival, themed “Educate. Inspire. Act.”, will feature two full days of live music and speakers on three stages, family programming,...
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April 2 is Free First Sunday at the Museum of Ventura County & the Agriculture Museum

April 2 is Free First Sunday at the Museum of Ventura County & the Agriculture Museum

VENTURA COUNTY — The first Sunday of every month is free admission at The Museum of Ventura County and The Agriculture Museum, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free First Sunday, April 2, features a nature-themed Earth Day celebration, including a planet earth craft for kids, from 1-3 p.m., funded through the generosity of...
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Channel Island’s Maritime Museum Offers “Groups Only” Days for Customized Events

Channel Island’s Maritime Museum Offers “Groups Only” Days for Customized Events

OXNARD — Private groups may now claim the Channel Island Maritime Museum as theirs exclusively for events and tours, the Museum recently announced. Perched on some of the most scenic waterfront property in Ventura County, the Museum gives visitors a captivating display of world-class maritime artwork that spans five centuries, over 60 handmade ship...
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Through Jan. 31 — KHAY’s Dave Daniels Joins Foster VC for “Open Heart” Home Drive

Through Jan. 31 — KHAY’s Dave Daniels Joins Foster VC for “Open Heart” Home Drive

VENTURA COUNTY — Every child deserves a family, and this New Year, 100.7 KHAY’s Dave Daniels hopes that by joining Foster VC Kids for their “Open Heart” drive, through Jan. 31st, more dedicated families who are ready for the life-changing experience of opening their home to a local foster child or youth will come forward....
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Feb. 25 — Foster VC Kids to hold Open Hearts Town Hall Meeting in Oxnard

Feb. 25 — Foster VC Kids to hold Open Hearts Town Hall Meeting in Oxnard

Local Nurses’ Hearts Beat for Foster Kids VENTURA COUNTY — Ventura County resident and foster parent Sandra Chronis has always had a special place in her heart for babies. The labor and delivery nurse made a career out of welcoming newborns into the world and caring for them and their mothers in their first...
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Feb. 18-19 — Art Comes Alive at the Channel Islands Maritime Museum

Feb. 18-19 — Art Comes Alive at the Channel Islands Maritime Museum

OXNARD — Visitors of all ages can enjoy an assortment of maritime mysteries associated with the life and times of historical characters, portrayed by volunteers in period costume, and hear stories about the fascinating maritime heritage surrounding rare and beautiful paintings dating back to the 1600s, world-class ship models and maritime artifacts, at the third...
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Jan. 25 — Channel Islands Maritime Museum’s ‘Love Letters Home’ now open. To hold reception on Jan. 25

Jan. 25 — Channel Islands Maritime Museum’s ‘Love Letters Home’ now open. To hold reception on Jan. 25

OXNARD — In an era before high-speed travel and instantaneous communication, separation and longing were an ever-present reality for the men, women and children of both maritime and wartime communities. Through the display of original artifacts and correspondence, Channel Islands Maritime Museum’s newest exhibit, Love Letters Home, explores the common themes found in letters...
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Ongoing: ‘Designs from the Deep: The Architecture of the Shell’ at the Channel Islands Maritime Museum

Ongoing: ‘Designs from the Deep: The Architecture of the Shell’ at the Channel Islands Maritime Museum

OXNARD – The Channel Islands Maritime Museum will host an opening reception for its new exhibition, Designs from the Deep: The Architecture of the Shell, from 5-7 p.m., Oct. 27. The exhibit features close to a thousand stunning shells from around the world, selected from the private collection of local collector Catherine Wiggins. Visitors...
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Volunteers Wanted for ‘Art Comes Alive’ at the Channel Islands Maritime Museum

Volunteers Wanted for ‘Art Comes Alive’ at the Channel Islands Maritime Museum

OXNARD – Channel Islands Maritime Museum is looking for volunteers to participate as historical figures in period costume for its third annual “Art Comes Alive” event, scheduled to take place 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Feb. 18-19, 2017. The event presents living history as volunteers in authentic costuming interact with visitors of all ages, sharing...
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