Discussion on poverty at Unitarian Universalist Church of Ventura

Gail Taback will lead a discussion about the causes of poverty, particularly among third-world children. For more info, call 644-3926 or e-mail gailsimms@sbcglobal.net. The event is free.

Feb. 12 at noon, Unitarian Universalist Church of Ventura, 5654 Ralston St., Ventura.

Pedal to fight cancer at The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura’s Cycling for Wellness event

The Wellness Community is hosting a non-competitive indoor spinning event to raise funds for the organization’s free programs. Call 379-4777 or visit www.TwcVv.org to register or sponsor.

Feb. 18 from 8 a.m. to noon at Bally Total Fitness, in Oxnard; and noon to 2 p.m. at the Spectrum Club, in Thousand Oaks.

American Association of University Women Presents an “Evening of Phenomenal Women.

Songs, words of wisdom, humor, poetry, beverages and bon bons. The event is free, but guests are encouraged to bring dessert to share. Call Bev at 499-1063, or Betsy at (818) 991-0114 for more information.

Feb. 10, 7 p.m., Rockwell Scientific Lab Auditorium, 1049 Camino Dos Rios, in Thousand Oaks.