September 22, 2018

Events Calendar: August 2011

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3

VENTURA COUNTY FAIR
Grab the family and enjoy “The Bounty of the County” at this year’s fair, which features games, rides, food pavilions, carnival rides, livestock pavilions and concerts by The Beach Boys, The Four Tops, Pat Benatar and REO Speedwagon. Through Aug. 14. 10 a.m. (weekends), 11 a.m. (weekdays); entrance until 10 p.m., fair closes at 11 p.m., carnival closes between 11 p.m. and midnight. $12 (general), $9 (seniors and children, 6-12), free (children, 5 and younger); rides extra. Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W. Harbor Blvd., Ventura. (805) 648-3376. ” title=”venturatheater.net” target=”_blank”>venturatheater.net.


FRIDAY, AUGUST 5

“MERCHANT OF VENICE”
Head outdoors to see the Bard’s controversial tragicomedy — featuring Shylock, a Jewish moneylender intent on revenge — during the final weekend of the Kingsmen Shakespeare Company’s 15th season. Through Aug. 7. 5:30 p.m. (grounds open for picnicking), 8 p.m. (show). $15 (adults), free (18 and younger). California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks. (805) 493-3014.

SUMMER PICNICS

FRIDAY, AUGUST 5

NEW SHUL AT OAK CANYON
Bring your own picnic dinner to this annual Shabbat service in the great outdoors. Sponsored by The New Shul of the Conejo. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Free. Oak Canyon Community Park, 5600 Hollytree Drive, Oak Park. (818) 851-0030.
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SUNDAY, AUGUST 28

JEWISH COMMUNITY PICNIC
This annual community event features a barbecue, old-fashioned games and more for the whole family. 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. $10 (adults), $5 (kids, 6-12), free (kids, 5 and under). Elings Park, 1298 Las Positas Road, Santa Barbara. (805) 565-1158. ” title=”orami.org” target=”_blank”>orami.org.


SATURDAY, AUGUST 6

FAMILY FUN NIGHT
Spend quality time with family and friends during this synagogue fundraiser. Rock out to Kol Play. Join the Havdalah service. Enjoy carnival games, a watermelon-eating contest and a movie (1971’s “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory”). Food and snacks available for purchase from Menchie’s, Rocket Fizz and a food truck. 5:30-9:30 p.m. Free admission. Temple Kol Tikvah, 20400 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills. (818) 348-0670. ” title=”valleycultural.org” target=”_blank”>valleycultural.org.

ACADEMY FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA
A trio of symphonic sounds closes out the summer season, conducted by maestro Leonard Slatkin, a Southern California native and incoming music director of the Orchestre National de Lyon. Enjoy Cindy McTee’s “Circuits,” Tchaikovsky’s “Francesca da Rimini, TH 46, op. 32” and Stravinsky’s “The Rite of Spring.” 8 p.m. $10-$48. The Granada Theatre, 1214 State St., Santa Barbara. (805) 899-2222. ” title=”eventbee.com/v/campjewlicious2011″ target=”_blank”>eventbee.com/v/campjewlicious2011.


SATURDAY, AUGUST 27

RICHARD LEWIS
Like your comedy slightly neurotic? Actor-comedian Richard Lewis (“Curb Your Enthusiasm”) manages to make depression funny, drawing on his therapy sessions and recovery from alcoholism for his stand-up act. 6 p.m. (doors open), 9 p.m. (show begins). $29.50 (under 18 must be accompanied by an adult). Canyon Club, 28912 Roadside Drive, Agoura Hills. (818) 879-5016. ” title=”congregationbnaiemet.org” target=”_blank”>congregationbnaiemet.org.

WELCOME BACK BASH
Celebrate Temple Aliyah’s 50th anniversary during this open house, which features activities for the whole family and a barbecue. 4-6 p.m. Free. Temple Aliyah, 6025 Valley Circle Blvd., Woodland Hills. (818) 346-3545.