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The Month Ahead

November 01, 2000

If you like to plan ahead, this monthly feature will be your guide and calendar. Just snip it out of the paper and attach it to the fridge.

To contribute suggestions for next month's calendar, send a letter by Nov. 21 to the Month Ahead, Los Angeles Times, 93 S. Chestnut St., Ventura 93001.

For information, call 653-7570.

Job Fair

Wednesday, Nov. 1

Conejo Valley Adult Education hosts its second annual Job Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1025 Old Farm Road, Thousand Oaks. Participants can interview with such local employers as Technicolor, Countrywide Home Loans, Target, Conejo Valley Unified School District, Sears, Volt, CDI, Hyatt Hotels and Executive Search Consultants. There will be full- and part-time job opportunities. The public is welcome. Free. Information: 497-2761.

Art Demonstration

Wednesday, Nov. 1

The Westlake Village Art Guild will hold a meeting and demonstration with Georgia Scott beginning at 6:30 p.m., with the demonstration at 8 p.m., at the Thousand Oaks Inn, 75 W. Thousand Oaks Blvd. Scott's medium of choice is transparent watercolor, with which she will paint a floral setting. Dinner cost is $24. Reservations and information: 373-2123.

Classic Gershwin

Nov. 2-5, 9-12, 16-19, 23-26

Conejo Players Theatre presents "Crazy for You" at 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. Sundays at 351 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. The show, based on Gershwin's "Girl Crazy," is filled with song and dance, and follows Bobby and Polly in boy-meets-girl story. Directed by Charles Padilla with music by George and Ira Gershwin. Tickets are $10 Thursdays, $12 Fridays and Sundays, and $14 Saturdays. Information: 495-3715.

Hit Musical

Nov. 3-5, 10-12

The Cabrillo Music Theater presents "Anything Goes" at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. The musical is directed and choreographed by Alyson Reed, with music and lyrics by Cole Porter. The show won the 1988 Tony award for best revival. Tickets are $14 to $34. Information: 449-2787.

Performer to Sing

Friday, Nov. 3

Cal Lutheran University presents Loren Geeting, an actor from London's West End theater district, in a performance of musical theater numbers at 7:30 p.m. in Samuelson Chapel, 60 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. Geeting has performed in more than 24 shows, including "Romeo and Juliet," "The Taming of the Shrew," "Beauty and the Beast" and "Les Miserables." The 1992 CLU graduate is an actor, singer and musician. Information: 493-3151.

Historical Exhibit

Saturday, Nov. 4

The California Oil Museum opens a new exhibit, "Gold Fever: Untold Stories of the California Gold Rush," from 1 to 4 p.m. at 1001 E. Main St., Santa Paula. The exhibit consists of personal stories of miners, immigrants, Native Americans and entrepreneurs. The traveling exhibit was commissioned by the California Council for the Humanities and was produced by the Oakland Museum. The exhibit runs through Feb. 18. Admission is $2. Information: 933-0076.

Craft Extravaganza

Sunday, Nov. 5

The Conejo Valley Historical Society presents its 24th annual Fall Craft-A-Rama from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Thousand Oaks Community Center, 2525 Moorpark Road. The event features items from hundreds of crafters. Admission is free. Proceeds benefit the Stagecoach Inn Museum, Timber Schoolhouse, Tri-Village Complex, and community education programs offered through the museum and historical society. Information: 499-7526.

Tuesday Talk Series

Tuesday, Nov. 7

The Focus on the Masters Tuesday Talk Series presents an evening with Miguel del Aguila from 7 to 8:30 at the Laurel Theater, 1006 E. Main St., Ventura. Aguila has composed more than 60 pieces of music, including opera, orchestra, choral, solo and chamber works for theater and television. Cost is $8. Free for students under age 18. Information: 649-9366.

Art Lecture

Wednesday, Nov. 8

The Carnegie Art Museum will present a lecture on "John Valadez: the Color of Dreams and Desire" at 7 p.m. at 424 South C St., Oxnard. The speaker is Max Benavidez, who received his master's degree from UCLA. Reservations are required. Admission is $5, members admitted free. The series is supported by the Procter & Gamble Fund and CSU Northridge at Channel Islands. Reservations or information: 385-8157.

Updated Shakespeare

Nov. 8-11, 16-18

Thousand Oaks High School presents Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing" at 7:30 p.m. at 2323 Moorpark Road. The adaptation of Shakespeare's classic is set in the 1960s and tells the story of two couples who take different paths but both end up at the altar. The show features special effects, music and dancing. Tickets are $5. Information: 495-7491.

Baud iSnatchers

Nov. 9-11, 16-19

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