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Now Opening: Dogs! A Science Tail Experience an immersive 7,000 - 9,000-square-foot traveling exhibition that explores the bond between humans and dogs—one of the most successful interspecies partnerships of all time. Divided into four sections and a demonstration space, this exhibition reveals where dogs came from, how dogs experience the world, what makes our bond so special, and how to care for dogs. Immersive experiences invite guests to see, hear, smell, and think like a dog! With support from the California Science Center’s contacts and program handbook, host museums can schedule demonstrations by trained professionals and their amazing canines. Guests will have opportunities to see real dogs, pretend to be dogs, and share their favorite dog photos and videos in the exhibit. General admission is free, tickets to the Dogs! exhibit are: $9.95/Adults; $7.95/Children; $8.95/Students; $8.95/Seniors. 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at the California Science Center, 700 Exposition Park Dr. Runs through Jan 6, 2020. Info: click here

Sat-Sun, Mar 16-17: Spring Spectacular at the Moorpark Zoo This is the America's Teaching Zoo's largest fundraising event of the year, with entertaining animal shows, sneak peeks behind the scenes, interactions with wild animal trainers and their furry friends, games, food and fun for all! Admission is $10 for adults and $7 for ages 3 to 12 (free for 2 and under). Open March 16-17 and March 23-24 from 10am to 5pm at The Zoo at Moorpark College. Info: click here or 805-378-1441

Sun, Mar 17: Fireball Tim’s Wheels and Waves Vintage and Exotic Car Meet-up Auto enthusiasts will show their collections and the entire community can join in to experience eye-catching automotive inspiration. Families, kids, and guests of all ages are invited to enjoy vintage, exotic, and rare cars of all types. Photo opportunities are welcome and all events are free and open to the public. This event was created by accomplished car designer, award-winning filmmaker, and automotive T.V. host, Fireball Tim. A legend in the car design industry and in Hollywood, Fireball’s designed vehicles for over 400 A-list projects and major motion pictures. Additional Sunday morning meetups scheduled: Feb 17, Mar 17, Apr 21, May 19, Jun 16, Jul 21, Aug 18 and Sep 15. The event is 7-9am at Malibu Country Mart, 3835 Cross Creek Rd., Malibu. Info: fireballtim.com

Hot Wheels® Exhibit is Now Open through April 28, 2019. Buckle up and Race to Discovery Cube Los Angeles for the Hot Wheels™: Race to Win™ Exhibit. Info: click here

“Monsters of the Deep: Fact or Fiction” Exhibit (thru Mar 18) Works by local artisans, images and stories of the deep will be featured; a  historical background for deep-sea exploration and an ecological perspective on life in the ocean’s depths. Family friendly – great for all! The public is invited to the opening reception January 9, 2019, 5:30-7:30 PM. Exhibtion runs Jan 9th to March 18th in the Farr Gallery at Channel Islands Maritime Museum, open M/Th-Sat 10-4pm, Sun 12-4pm, and Tues/Wed for group tours and private member events (please call ahead to make a reservation). Located in Oxnard’s Channel Islands Harbor at 3900 Bluefin Circle. Museum entry is $7 adults, $5 seniors, $3 children (ages 6-17), free for members and children under 6, and free on the third Thursday of the month. Info: cimmvc.org or 805-984-6260

Pompeii: The Exhibition fea. over 150 authentic artifacts on loan from the renowned Naples National Archaeological Museum in Italy. These are not replicas, but rather original, 2,000-year-old objects that were preserved in the ash. These artifacts include wall-sized frescos, marble and bronze sculptures, jewelry, ancient Roman coins, and full body casts of the volcano’s victims. A simulated 4-D Eruption Theater experience allows visitors to experience the devastating impact Mount Vesuvius had on Pompeii, culminating in the reveal of full body casts of twisted human forms, asphyxiated by extreme heat and noxious gases. This not-to-be-missed exhibition is thrilling for adults and appropriate for the whole family (ends April 21, 2019). Open 10 a.m.–5 p.m. daily at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum in Simi Valley. Info: 805-522-2977 or click here

Free Career Workshops For Job Seekers  presented throughout March by the America’s Job Center of California in Oxnard with support from the Workforce Development Board, EDD Workforce Services and the Human Services Agency of Ventura County. Career Shop topics include resume writing and job interview techniques. For more job search opportunities, go to https://www.caljobs.ca.gov. Career Shops are offered at no cost to job seekers. Space is limited. Prior registration is required. Call the America’s Job Center of California at 805-204-5171 or go to its website to enroll.

GIRL SCOUTS Picture this: a safe, no-limits place designed specifically for girls, where they’re inspired to seek out new challenges, build important skills, and take the lead. That’s Girl Scouts. A place where every girl has the space and support she needs to reach her full potential and accomplish amazing things. With a unique network of more than 50 million girls and women to cheer her on every step of the way, a lifetime of leadership, success, and adventure starts here. Join today at girlscoutsccc.org/join or text JOIN to 5961

The Ultimate Escape Rooms are a fun, physical, adventurous way to challenge your mind. Each room has a different theme. There are up to ten people in each room depending on which room you book; when the door locks you have 60 minutes to solve a series of puzzles using the elements of the room. Can U Escape? Reservations recommended; gift certificates available. Sun-Thur 11am-9:45pm, Fri-Sat 11am-10pm Ventura Harbor Village, 1591 Spinnaker Drive #117 C, in Ventura. Info:​​ 805-256-6600 or click here

March: ROBOTICS & THINGS will be providing Boys & Girls in Grades K-8 our ROBOTICS Hands-on STEM After-School ENRICHMENT to Elementary & Middle Schools in the Conejo Valley, Moorpark, Oak Park, Las Virgenes, Los Angeles & Simi Valley Unified School Districts. For more info or to Schedule an Orientation, Presentation and/or Demonstration for your local school’s Principal, Educators, Staff, Administration, PTA, PTF or Enrichment Director: 805-660-1809 or click here to send an email

Tue, Mar 19: Free Medicare 101 Workshop The Simi Valley Family YMCA is holding a free seminar to help those approaching Medicare age or currently receiving Medicare to get the most from their coverage. Speaking at the workshop will be Christine Shahinian, with CR Partners Insurance Services. Topics include how to get Medicare coverage and open enrollment periods, understanding Medicare Part A and B and how coverage works with other insurance and tips to minimize the prescription drug coverage gap. Complimentary refreshments provided; seating is limited. The seminar takes place at 12 noon at the Simi YMCA, 3200 Cochran St., Simi Valley. Reservations/info: 805-583-5338

Fri, Mar 22: Free Job Search/Social Media Workshop Learn common sense tactics to be more effective in finding employment when dealing with little work experience, age discrimination, gaps in employment, barriers, and returning to the workforce. The social media portion provides information on the most popular online social networks. 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. at the West County America’s Job Center, 2901 N. Ventura Rd., 3rd Floor, Oxnard. Info: 805-204-5171

Sat-Sun, Mar 23-24: Vegan Street Fair Experience L.A.'s best vegan food & lifestyle extravaganza where local vegan and vegan-friendly restaurants and vendors come together to serve you bite-size portions of vegan eats and goods all in one place. *FREE ENTRANCE* Every food vendor has a $4 or less bite-size portion. Nosh on as many local eats as your heart desires (and your belly can hold) for street fair prices. Enjoy all of your city's BEST vegan eats in one place! FEATURES:
• Now 2 days!
• FREE ENTRANCE
• Family friendly
• 21+ Beer Garden at The Federal NoHo
• 200 vendors
• 2 All Inclusive Passports to choose from- The Hits and New Kids- where you pay 1 price and get a $4 portion from 14 carefully selected vendors.
• Pay vendors directly, cash or credit
• More activites and games
VegNews Magazine & Chill Lounge
• Entrance is absolutely FREE but if you prefer to skip some lines, Weekend and Single Day Fast Passes (FKA VIP Passes) and Passports can be purchased here.
This event is open to the public. All ages, vegans and non-vegans are welcome.
Sorry, companion animals are not allowed per CA county health rules. Info: www.veganstreetfair.com

Sat-Sun, Mar 23-24: Spring Spectacular at the Moorpark Zoo This is the America's Teaching Zoo's largest fundraising event of the year, with entertaining animal shows, sneak peeks behind the scenes, interactions with wild animal trainers and their furry friends, games, food and fun for all! Admission is $10 for adults and $7 for ages 3 to 12 (free for 2 and under). 10am to 5pm at The Zoo at Moorpark College. Info: click here or 805-378-1441

Sun, Mar 24: Celebration of the Whales Free festival featuring an interactive whale migration trail which invites participants to stroll the west-side of the Harbor. The walk starts at the expanded marketplace at the existing Farmer’s Market and goes to the Maritime Museum landing where over 2 dozen chalk artists will be featured and there will be interactive and educational booths including a touch tank, live entertainment and family-friendly activities including arts and crafts, a bounce house and contests and prizes. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Channel Islands Harbor. Note to sponsors/exhibitors: The Channel Islands Maritime Museum is also seeking corporate sponsors and exhibitors for this event. Sponsors are included in marketing, public relations and social media campaigns leading up to the festival. Businesses that relate to the theme of Marine Mammals, maritime conservation or whale watching are invited to participate. For Sponsorships and exhibit opportunities please contact Pat Hart: pathart@cimmvc.org or 805-984-7201

Apr 1-29: Oxnard Union High School District Art Exhibit Celebrate the creative talent on display, original works in all media—from painting and drawing to photography, ceramics, three-dimensional assemblage, and digital art—will all be on view. Participating high schools include: Adolfo Camarillo, Channel Islands, Condor, Hueneme, Oxnard, Pacifica, Rio Mesa and Rancho Campana. Also, please join us as we announce this year's winners and vote for People’s Choice on Tuesday, April 9, from 5:30PM – 7:30PM. The Channel Islands Maritime Museum is open M/Th-Sat 10-4pm, Sun 12-4PM and closed Tues and Wed, and is located at 3900 Bluefin Circle, Oxnard, CA 93035. Info: cimmvc.org or 805-984-6260

Sat, Apr 13: BINGO BASH FUNDRAISER Here’s your chance to have some great fun, including winning great door prizes and cash prizes. Presale tickets are on sale now.  A $20 buy-in ($25 at the door) includes ten games, three specials, a delicious dessert bar, coffee, tea and your chance to win great door prizes.  Doors open at 10:00 a.m. with games starting at 11:00 a.m.  Additional games will be sold at the door. A lunch special of a hot dog, chips and drink will be on sale for $3. Tickets can be purchased at the Moorpark Active Adult Center, located at 799 Moorpark Avenue. You must be 18 or older to play. This special Bingo Bash Fundraising Event will benefit the Moorpark Active Adult Center, a 55+ activity center, and is co-sponsored by American Legion Post 502. 10am at the Moorpark Active Adult Center, 799 Moorpark Ave, Moorpark. Info: 805-517-6261

Sat-Sun, April 13-14: Conejo Valley Home Remodeling Show Homeowners who are planning spring and summer projects around their house can talk with professionals for ideas and advice at the 45th Conejo Valley Home Remodeling Show. The show is Saturday and Sunday, April 13 and 14, at the Hyatt Regency Westlake (880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village). Over 170 vendors will be on hand with information on everything from kitchen and bath remodeling to interior decorating to landscaping, pools and spas. Vendors will also be on hand to discuss rebuilding options for those homeowners whose home or landscaping was destroyed or damaged during last year's fires. Free passes are available online here, otherwise cost at the door is $4 per person. Sponsoring the show this year is BMC, one of the country's largest providers of building products. Gourmet food trucks will be at the show on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Home Show hours: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Westlake, 880 S Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Info: 805-529-0760 or e-mail

Fri, Apr 19: Free Family Pool Party At Simi YMCA The pool party will be held in the Y's indoor heated swimming pool. The evening will include a family-friendly movie, staff-led activities and plenty of healthy snacks and refreshments. Families need to bring swimsuits and towels. They'll be chairs around the pool for parents who don't want to get into the water. Certified YMCA lifeguards will be on duty. 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Simi YMCA, 3200 Cochran Street, Simi Valley. Info: 805-583-5338

Sun, Apr 21: Fireball Tim’s Wheels and Waves Vintage and Exotic Car Meet-up Auto enthusiasts will show their collections and the entire community can join in to experience eye-catching automotive inspiration. Families, kids, and guests of all ages are invited to enjoy vintage, exotic, and rare cars of all types. Photo opportunities are welcome and all events are free and open to the public. This event was created by accomplished car designer, award-winning filmmaker, and automotive T.V. host, Fireball Tim. A legend in the car design industry and in Hollywood, Fireball’s designed vehicles for over 400 A-list projects and major motion pictures. Additional Sunday morning meetups scheduled: May 19, Jun 16, Jul 21, Aug 18 and Sep 15. The event is 7-9am at Malibu Country Mart, 3835 Cross Creek Rd., Malibu. Info: fireballtim.com

April 25: 18th Annual Margarita Mixoff & More! Presented by Soroptimist of the Conejo, Competing restaurants go all out for this popular event to win the coveted People’s Choice award for Best Margarita, so come prepared to enjoy the appetizers, Margarita tastings and festive DJ music (this is a 21+ event). In addition to the traditional margaritas, there will be Beer sampling, Wine tasting, and delicious food from various restaurants.  A fabulous array of raffles and silent auction items will be up for bid.  All-inclusive Tickets are $45 in advance; $50 at the door. Event is 5:30-8:00 p.m. at The Gardens at Los Robles Greens, Thousand Oaks.  Proceeds benefit local charities.  Info: 805-701-8537 or www.siconejo.org

May 18 & 19: California Strawberry Festival Kick off summer with chocolate dipped strawberries, strawberry margaritas, strawberry pizza and dozens of other strawberry treats. Festivalgoers can sample strawberry-themed food and drink from over 50 vendors and take part in strawberry pie eating contests, strawberry relays, strawberry tart tosses and other free contests. An estimated 1.5 million strawberries will be consumed at the festival. The two days also feature a vendor marketplace, live music on three outdoor stages, cooking demonstrations and contests (with fresh strawberries of course) and kids' rides and entertainment at their own Strawberryland. Since its inception, the California Strawberry Festival has donated over $4.5 million to southern California charitable organizations. A free shuttle service to the festival is available ($10 to park onsite). Admission: adults, $12, seniors (62+), $8, kids (5 to 12), $5, ages 4 and under, free. 10:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Strawberry Meadows Park in Oxnard (3250 South Rose Ave.). Info: click here or 888-288-9242

Sat-Sun, Jul 27-28: Oxnard Salsa Festival—A Weekend of Sizzling Music, Dance & Food Groove to hot Latin sounds and indulge in spicy culinary flavors at this celebration of all things salsa--the food, music and dance. Festivalgoers are treated to live salsa bands, can take part in salsa dance lessons and participate in a salsa recipe challenge. The two days also feature a vendor marketplace, international cuisine and a kids' fun zone. Presented by the Oxnard Downtowners, the festival is the place to be for salsa lovers throughout southern California. Free admission and parking. Main stage open seating is $5.  Festivities take place at Plaza Park, Fifth and “B” streets in historic downtown Oxnard from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. both days. Info: 805‐535‐4060 or click here

Ongoing: Sat: The Camarillo Hospice Certified Farmers Market 8am until noon in the parking lot of the County of Ventura Senior Nutrition Center, at 2220 Ventura Blvd., on the south side of the Boulevard, between Elm Drive and Fir Street. Info: 389-6870 or visit the site .

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