- Where to Volunteer In and Around the Conejo Valley
- Where to Volunteer In and Around the Conejo ValleyPosted 2 years ago
With the new year comes new opportunities to give. If you are looking to volunteer in the Conejo Valley, you’ve come to the right place. We are keeping a running list of volunteer opportunities throughout the area.
Have we missed someone? Please let us know if you have volunteer opportunities you’d like to be listed. You can either contact us by clicking here or emailing us at [email protected]
The Conejo Valley based Center4SpecialNeeds (Thousand Oaks) offers financial support, educational workshops, networking and other resources for families with children that have developmental disabilities.
The Cancer Support Community Valley/Ventura/Santa Barbara (Westlake Village) has provided cancer education, support and…
- ‘We Are The Future,’ A Concert to Benefit the LVUSD Performing Arts
- ‘We Are The Future,’ A Concert to Benefit the LVUSD Performi…Posted 8 months ago
(The following is from a press conference)
The Las Virgenes Unified School District is proud to announce our fourth annual concert to benefit the performing arts. “We Are the Future” will be held on Friday, February 17, at 7 p.m. at the 650-seat, state-of-the-art Performing Arts Education Center on the campus of Calabasas High School (C-PAEC), 22855 Mulholland Hwy, Calabasas, CA, 91302.
This mosaic of music, theater and dance will feature as many as 150 middle and high school students from throughout the district, shining a spotlight on the future they imagine for themselves, their peers and the larger world that awaits…
- Pet Spotlight
- Pet Spotlight: Dayo ‘Wan’ Go Home’Posted 9 months ago
by Helen Hartel
“Day-o, day-ay-ay-o! Daylight come and he wan' go home..."
Our robust five-year-old Dayo has been at the shelter since late October and is more than ready to go to his new home. He has many attributes but is often overlooked because of breed discrimination. You see, he may be a mix but is labeled as a pit bull.
Here are some things you should know about Dayo:
He is housebroken.
He is good with kids.
He has always been an indoor dog and needs to remain so.
He is a very smart boy that knows how to sit, shake, come, and…
- Introducing Conejo Valley Fit
- Introducing ‘Conejo Valley Fit’Posted 10 months ago
by Tom Chowanec
Hi, Conejo Valley! I'm Tom Chowanec, and I am a personal trainer/gym owner. I will be writing Conejo Valley Fit, a fitness column for Conejo Valley Happening. My goal is to help educate our community on the importance of general fitness and help keep you strong and fit, especially if that's one of your New Year's resolutions. Before getting started, I thought you'd like to know a little more about me.
I received my certification through the National Academy of Sports Medicine in April of 2000 and, currently, I am working as the Program Director of SportFit Westlake. My…
- Weekend Holiday Happenings
- Weekend Holiday HappeningsPosted 11 months ago
Conejo Valley Happening stopped by a couple of the charitable holiday boutiques this weekend: Healthcare for Homeless Animals Holiday Boutique in Agoura Hills and the Cancer Support Community Holiday Homes Tour and Boutique in Westlake Village.
Now in its seventh year, the Healthcare for Homeless Animals Annual Holiday Boutique raises funds for the medical care of animals brought in to the Agoura Hills Animal Shelter. "This is our biggest year ever," said Jennifer Commander, president of HHA, of the event which was held in the barn area of the shelter on Saturday.
The Cancer Support Community Valley/Ventura/Santa Barbara provides support, education and…
- Judaic Studies by Nomie
- A Place Where Jewish Kids Learn Faith and Tradition Without …Posted 11 months ago
Nomie Azoff believes that receiving a proper Jewish education does not necessitate a family belonging to a synagogue. This is why, in 2002, she opened Judaic Studies by Nomie (JSN), an independent Hebrew School unaffiliated with any Temple or organization.
"What makes JSN different than all other unaffiliated programs is that students are learning to be proud of their heritage in a fun and unique way in addition to learning Hebrew, bible, prayers and Israel's history," she said.
At the Agoura Hills-based program, Azoff teaches weekly classes as well as Bar and Bat Mitzvah lessons. In addition, JSN offers events and extracurricular activities…