Holiday Fun

Holiday Art & Gift Gallery to Open at Reyes Adobe

(The following is from a press release) For the holidays, the Reyes Adobe’s historic barn will have on exhibit a Holiday Art and Gift Gallery featuring original works by local artists and artisans. Paintings, jewelry, accessories and decorative items are among the items on display, ideal for hand-crafted holiday gifts. Artists will also have original designs […]

‘Fright Night’ to Spook Audiences With Tales From Edgar Allan Poe

by Mira Reverente Nothing sets the stage for Halloween better than a tale by Edgar Allan Poe, so be prepared to get  spooked at “Open House Fright Night,” an evening of Poe readings, Thursday, Oct. 30th, at the Calabasas Barnes & Noble. Presented by Spotlight the Arts Foundation, the event will be hosted by Conejo […]

Top 5 Things To Do With Your Kids This Holiday Weekend

by Laura Nickerson The 4th of July is finally here, and you can happily pull out your flag decorated attire, pop a cold beverage and relax. That is, for the five minutes your kids can sit still while you are having that beautiful moment. After that, you might need some plans. So, here are some […]

City of Agoura Hills Offers July 4th Hollywood Bowl Excursion

You can celebrate Independence Day this year at the Hollywood Bowl with a concert and fireworks display, thanks to an excursion being offered by the City of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services. The performance features Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers starring Edie Brickell. The popular Fireworks Spectacular will follow the show. You […]

Where to Watch July 4th Fireworks

This year there are plenty of places to celebrate Independence Day in and around the Conejo Valley, and most events are free to the public. Start planning your holiday now. JANSS 4TH OF JULY FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR What: Music, food, family fun and fireworks. When/Where: 5 to 9 p.m.; Janns Marketplace, 275 North Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Cost: Free […]

Westlake Village to Hold July 4th Fireworks For First Time

Are you looking for a fun and patriotic activity on the morning of July 4th? Residents of all ages are invited to participate in the 45th Annual Westlake Village Fourth of July Parade. A full morning of activities is planned with a pancake breakfast that begins at 8 a.m. The parade begins at the former hospital site […]

Students Celebrate the Season With Old-Fashioned Mayfest

Song and laughter filled the air at Mariposa School of Global Education in Agoura Hills Wednesday as students, teachers and parents gathered on the lawn for the fifth annual Mayfest Celebration. After the kindergarten classes welcomed the Queen of May, portrayed by Office Manager Karen Anderson, students in grades 1-5 performed intricate weaving dances around […]

Fit Family: Healthy Mother’s Day Gifts

by Mike Levinson This year, Mother’s Day falls on Sunday, May 11. Why not give the special mom in your life a gift that not only makes her feel good, but one that is good for her, too? Here are some gift ideas to encourage an active, healthy lifestyle. 1. Dark Chocolate. Here’s a sweet […]

Farmers Market Finds: Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

By Mira Reverente Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 11. Have you gotten Mom a gift yet? If not, we have some suggestions. The Calabasas Farmers Market is packed with thoughtful and meaningful presents for that wonderful woman who raised you. Jewelry If mom has a fondness for necklaces, earrings and bracelets, check out Jennifer Jones’ collection. […]

Starter Mom Mother’s Day Thank You Throwback

Our mom’s had it tough. The other day I came across an article called “If 70s moms had blogs.” It is filled with old visions of parenting that included mass smoking and Formica countertops, but my mother-in-law assures me it was not all Bon Bon’s and Harvey Wallbangers. Parenting in the 1970s and 1980s was a different […]