Weekend Guide: Dole Great Race, Easter Events and Loads of Outdoor Fun

Weekend Guide IconSo much fun, so little time! Here are our Happening’s picks for the weekend and as always, don’t forget to check out our calendar daily for lots of fresh ideas. 

 

 

Friday

 

Great Race Expo: There will be a full house of booths at our expo at the Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center on Friday, March 18 from 12-6 p.m.

‘Easter Hoppening’ at Malibu Bluffs Park: Enjoy a fun-filled afternoon filled with an egg hunt for children ages 1-10, bounce houses*, food trucks, crafts, photos with the Easter Bunny and more!

8th Annual Newbury Park High School Jazz Fest: The Newbury Park Jazz Festival is a regional competition gathering middle and high school big bands and jazz combos together from all over the southland, allowing them to showcase their talent and receive valuable feedback from professional jazz artists and educators.

 

Saturday

Dole Great Race of Agoura Hills: The Great Race of Agoura Hills is a celebration of running that features six races.

Autism Conference at Cal Lutheran Thousand Oaks:“Spectrum of Opportunity: Autism, Inclusion and Communication Conference” will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Lundring Events Center on the Thousand Oaks campus. It will feature nationally known speakers, including people with autism who have learned to communicate by using keyboards and letter boards.

Whale Watching at Leo Carrillo State Park: Join rangers in search of signs of gray whales. Also enjoy a great chance to explore the beach, tide pools and look for seals and dolphins.

Spring Spectacular at America’s Teaching Zoo in Moorpark:Spring Spectacular is the America’s Teaching Zoo’s largest fundraising event of the year, with entertaining animal shows, get a sneak peek behind the scenes, interact with wild animal trainers and their furry friends and don’t miss all the games, food and fun for all!

Ranger Led Hike at Santa Monica Mountains Interagency Visitor Center: Join a ranger and enjoy a 1.5-mile loop hike with 360° views of the Santa Monica Mountains.

Fundraiser for Healthcare for Homeless Animals: Come join us Saturday, March 19, at Twisted Oak Tavern in Agoura for a fundraiser for Healthcare for Homeless Animals.

Conejo Recreation & Park District Annual Conejo Springfest:There will be egg hunts from noon to 2 p.m., game booths, inflatables, craft, face painting, live entertainment and plenty more.

Springtime at the Adobe Event in Calabasas: Event includes egg hunt, feeding the farm animals, face painting, crafts, music and more.

‘Wizard of Oz’ Show and After Show Reception in Thousand Oaks:The whole family is invited to attend. Children, six and older, will be delighted to be part of the after-show festivities.

MakerBox STEAM Program at Newbury Park Library: Ages 8 and up will enjoy making music with a laptop, fruit and circuits.

Wiley Coyote Hike at Rancho Sierra Vista/Satwiwa: Join a ranger for a 1.5-mile hike through grassy hills while learning about these savvy opportunistic creatures.

33rd Annual Camairllo Rotary Magic Show in Moorpark:This 33rd Annual Rotary Fundraiser will bring the theater alive with magic, featuring world class magicians from Hollywood’s famous Magic Castle.

Sunday

Temple Adat Elohim’s Purim Carnival and Purim Schpiel:There will be rides, great food, attractions, a dunk tank, a cookie walk, and more.

Santa Monica Mountains & Seashore Art Sale in Calabasas:Enjoy original art by local artists featuring paintings of the Santa Monica Mountains

Spring Spectacular at America’s Teaching Zoo in Moorpark:Spring Spectacular is the America’s Teaching Zoo’s largest fundraising event of the year, with entertaining animal shows, get a sneak peek behind the scenes, interact with wild animal trainers and their furry friends and don’t miss all the games, food and fun for all!

‘Let’s Bake a Difference’ Fundraiser at Westlake Village Inn: Enjoy the biggest cupcake and dazzling dessert tasting of the year! Proceeds from the event will benefit Cancer Support Community Valley/Ventura/Santa Barbara.

Images of America Book Signing at Barnes & Noble Calabasas:The authors of three “Image of America” books: Calabasas, Agoura Hills and Oak Park, will be on hand at Barnes & Noble Calabasas to sign copies of their books.

A Walk into the Chumash World at King Gillette Ranch:Chumash Indians have used many natural resources for thousands of years to create a sustainable way of life. Learn about their culture and life in Southern California on this easy 1-mile walk.

Los Robles Master Chorale Performs at Agoura High School: Artistic Director Lesley Leighton and Los Robles Master Chorale will present an exciting world cultures concert bringing together several ensembles from southern California.

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