Happenings

Teens can make their own vejigante mask (pictured) during Hispanic Heritage Month Teen Crafternoon at the Camarillo Public Library on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 4-5:30 p.m.

THURSDAY

CHANNEL ISLANDS CHAPTER OF THE EMBROIDERERS’ GUILD OF AMERICA | 9:30 a.m. This month we have scheduled a smocking workshop. United Methodist Church, 291 Anacapa Drive, Camarillo. For more information, email president@channelislandsega.org or visit our website at www.channelislandsega.org.

THE BINDING OF ART AND FAITH | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. via Zoom. In this course, we will examine the creation of art and its impact on the development of faith, religion and spirituality; and inversely how faith, religion, and spirituality influenced art. Taught by Christine Maasdam. Part of the Fifty and Better series offered by California Lutheran University’s Center for Lifelong Learning. Courses are $40 each; two-part lectures are $15 each; fall bundle (all lectures) for $180; household fall bundle (two members of the same household) for $230. More information and registration at www.callutheran.edu/centers/lifelong-learning/fifty-better/

upcoming-sessions.html.

A MODERN HISTORY OF JERUSALEM | 1-3 p.m. via Zoom. Jerusalem has a complex history, both ancient and modern. This course will begin with World War II and trace the city’s modern history in an attempt to understand the political forces that have shaped it. Taught by Jason Hensley. Part of the Fifty and Better series offered by California Lutheran University’s Center for Lifelong Learning. Courses are $40 each; two-part lectures are $15 each; fall bundle (all lectures) for $180; household fall bundle (two members of the same household) for $230. More information and registration at www.callutheran.edu/centers/lifelong-learning/fifty-better/upcoming-sessions.html.

JACKBOX PARTY GAMES FOR TEENS | 4-5:30 p.m. Bring your own device and play Jackbox Party Games with other teens in the Young Adult Center. YA Library at the Camarillo Public Library, 4101 Las Posas Road, Camarillo, 805-388-5222, camarillolibrary.org.

BIKE RIDE, FILM SCREENING AND COMMUNITY CONVERSATION | 4:45 p.m. With more and more hikers and cyclists on the trails, what are the rules for navigating one another with respect, while protecting the outdoor spaces we love? Join Ventura Land Trust for a Harmon Canyon bike ride guided by Preserve Director Dan Hulst, then gather at Patagonia headquarters for a screening of Patagonia’s new mountain bike short film North Shore Betty and a community conversation on practices for safely sharing trails. Harmon Canyon Preserve, 7511 Foothill Road, Ventura. More information at www.venturalandtrust.org/events.

EVENING MOVIE SONIC THE HEDGEHOG 2 | 5-7 p.m. This month we’re screening Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (2022), featuring James Marsden, Ben Schwartz, Jim Carrey, Tika Sumpter and Idris Elba. Community Room at the Camarillo Public Library, 4101 Las Posas Road, Camarillo, 805-388-5222, camarillolibrary.org.

THOUSAND OAKS CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATE FORUM | 6-8 via Zoom. A community forum for the 10 candidates running for the Thousand Oaks City Council, hosted by Conejo Unido. Each candidate will give a prepared statement prior to a moderated question-and-answer session. Free. More information at www.adelantecomunidadconejo.org.

FRIDAY

AMERICAN CIVICS 101+ | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. via Zoom. A timely six-part discussion that provides a simple but comprehensive path to understanding what every person applying for U.S. citizenship today needs to know. Taught by Alan Perper. Part of the Fifty and Better series offered by California Lutheran University’s Center for Lifelong Learning. Courses are $40 each; two-part lectures are $15 each; fall bundle (all lectures) for $180; household fall bundle (two members of the same household) for $230. More information and registration at www.callutheran.edu/centers/lifelong-learning/fifty-better/upcoming-sessions.html.

SURVIVING THE DRY SEASON | 4 p.m. Southern California sees almost no rain for 6 months at a time, yet the plants and animals that call this area home have figured out ways to thrive in this unforgiving landscape. Join us on a naturalist-led three-mile hike at Harmon Canyon, where we will learn about these unique adaptations, and what you can do to help wildlife thrive. Please bring water and snacks, and wear closed-toe shoes and sun protection. Harmon Canyon Preserve, 7511 Foothill Road, Ventura, www.

venturalandtrust.org/survivingthedryseason.

SATURDAY

FALL HARVEST FESTIVAL AT UNDERWOOD FAMILY FARMS | Through Oct. 31. We invite all to celebrate the season with us at our 25th Annual Fall Harvest Festival. Oct. 1-31, the farm transforms into a huge festival with a corn maze, labyrinth, gourd tunnel, photo ops, pumpkin playhouse and more. Pick out a jack-o-lantern at the enormous pumpkin patch! Open daily 9 a.m.-6 p.m. $14 per person, Monday-Friday; weekend tickets available online only. Free for children under 2; $2 discount for seniors 65+, military, veterans and emergency first responders. Themed weekends throughout the month. Oct. 1-2: Friends of the Farm. Oct. 8-9: Farm Country. Oct. 15-16: Antique Tractors. Oct. 22-23: Wild West. Oct. 29-30: All About Pumpkins. 3370 Sunset Valley Road, Moorpark and 5696 E. Los Angeles Ave., Somis. underwoodfamilyfarms.com.

BACK STACKS BOOKSTORE SALE | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. We have loads of fiction and non-fiction as well as children’s books. Our collection features thousands of used books from 50 cents to $2, as well as collectible books from $4 and up. Get a head start on Halloween with 50% off all mystery and horror books. All book sale proceeds go to support the Blanchard Community Library. Presented by the Friends of the Blanchard Community Library. 119 North Eighth St., Santa Paula; enter via the north parking lot, through the roll-up door in the back.

BANK OF BOOKS VENTURA BOOK SIGNING | 1-3 p.m. Gosta Iwasiuk, Muses and Inspirations. Bank of Books, 748 E. Main St., Ventura, www.bankofbooks.com.

CAMARILLO READS: AUTHOR TALK WITH DUNCAN TONATIUH | 2-3 p.m. Camarillo Reads: One City, One Book is an annual citywide reading initiative to inspire community conversations. Program will be held in the Community Room and children’s author and illustrator Duncan Tonatiuh will join us via Zoom to discuss his picture book, Separate Is Never Equal. No registration required. Community Room of the Camarillo Public Library, 4101 Las Posas Road, Camarillo, 805-388-5222, camarillolibrary.org.

HISTORY PROFESSOR AND AUTHOR FRANK BARAJAS | 3 p.m. In Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15-Oct. 15), the Oxnard Public Library will host history professor and author Frank Barajas at the Downtown Main Branch to discuss his book Mexican Americans with Moxie: A Transgenerational History of El Movimiento Chicano in Ventura County, California, 1945–1975. Downtown Branch of the Oxnard Public Library, 251 S. A St., Oxnard, www.oxnard.org/library/.

PIER UNDER THE STARS | 5-8 p.m. Enjoy an evening under the stars savoring food and beverages from a variety of local wineries, breweries, restaurants, and cafes. The event will be held just under Ventura’s historic pier alongside the Pacific Ocean. A live band, Mid Life Crisis, will be playing and a fabulous silent auction will be available for bidding fun. Guests are encouraged to dress in Hawaiian attire. The event will be a bit smaller than past years to ensure a safe and healthy evening. This is a 21 years of age or older event. Tickets are $85 per person and can be purchased through brownpapertickets.com. Presented by Pier Into The Future, a nonprofit organization that works to preserve and maintain the Ventura Pier for future generations to enjoy. More information at pierintothefuture.org/pier-under-the-stars or call 805-804-7735.

MASTERS OF MELODY | 7:30 p.m. A melody leads us to the heights of bliss and the depths of despair, but what are the keys to weaving together musical notes into emotional expression? Leading American composer and double bass virtuoso Xavier Foley illuminates the process of creating melodies and demonstrating their power. Mozart’s “Jupiter Symphony” is the pinnacle of classical era melody-creating genius; the Great American Songbook and Beyond connects us to a golden era of American and Mexican songwriting. Presented by New West Symphony. $30-120. Fred Kavli Theatre of the Bank of America Performing Arts Center, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks, 805-449-2787, www.bapacthousandoaks.com.

SUNDAY

CARPINTERIA SALT MARSH HERB WALK | 9-11 a.m. Carpinteria Salt Marsh Nature Park, also known as El Estero, is a rare salt wetland in Southern California home to hundreds of migrating birds, exotic sharks, rays and native fish. This hike with Lanny Kaufer should coincide with the right tide level to see marine wildlife (hopefully). No dogs or smoking. Light rain will not cancel; heavy rain will. $35/person. Register now at HerbWalks.com or by calling 805-646-6281.

OAKTOBER | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Join the Museum of Ventura County in a celebration of oaks and native plants with Dr. David White of Once Upon a Watershed, Dave Muffly of Oaktopia, Jenn Rodriguez of Growing Works, Katie Tilford of TinyPlants, and Melina Watts, author of Tree, in partnership with Melissa Baffa of Ventura Land Trust. Feel connected to your county’s environmental community with the local leaders and creatives creating a more sustainable future. 100 E. Main St., Ventura, 805-653-0323, venturamuseum.org/event/oaktober/.

MONSTER STACK DRAWING FOR KIDS | 1-3 p.m. Do the Monster Stack with Art Trek teachers. For ages 5-12. Register on our online event calendar. Community Room of the Camarillo Public Library, 4101 Las Posas Road, Camarillo, 805-388-5222, camarillolibrary.org.

TECHNOLOGY HELP | 2-4 p.m. Technology can be confusing, let us help! Stop by the second floor Tech Lab on Sundays for assistance with your tech questions. Tech Lab of the Camarillo Public Library, 4101 Las Posas Road, Camarillo, 805-388-5222, camarillolibrary.org.

SILENT BOOK CLUB | 3-4 p.m. Shhh, we’re reading! Do you love the idea of a book club but hate being told what book to read? Then this is the book club for you. Bring whatever book you want and enjoy quality reading with fellow book lovers. Everyone will have the chance to share what they are reading. Conference Room of the Camarillo Public Library, 4101 Las Posas Road, Camarillo, 805-388-5222, camarillolibrary.org.

PARSONS DANCE | 7 p.m. Parsons Dance is committed to building new audiences for contemporary dance by creating American works of extraordinary artistry. Parsons Dance tours nationally and internationally, including an annual season in its home community of New York City. Parsons Dance includes ten full-time dancers and maintains a repertory of more than 80 works choreographed by David Parsons. This program will include iconic pieces including Caught, The Envelope, Kind of Blue and The Road. $35-65. Fred Kavli Theatre of the Bank of America Performing Arts Center, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks, 805-449-2787, www.bapacthousandoaks.com.

MONDAY

DOS ESTACIONES | 3:30 and 6:30 p.m. Oxnard Film Society presents this 2022 drama from Mexico. An iron-willed businesswoman struggles to keep her tequila factory afloat amid a persistent plague and an unexpected flood. An award-winning film at Sundance, Outfest and IFF Boston. Runtime: 1 hour, 37 minutes. Not rated. In Spanish with English subtitles. $8 seniors, $11.25 general admission. Plaza Cinemas 14, 255 West Fifth St., Oxnard, www.oxnardfilmsociety.org.

TAKE AND MAKE FOR TEENS: MACAROON KEYCHAIN | 4-5:30 p.m. Stop by the Young Adult Center and pick up a take and make kit containing materials and instructions to make your own Macaroon keychain. Aimed at ages 13-18. Young Adult Library of the Camarillo Public Library, 4101 Las Posas Road, Camarillo, 805-388-5222, camarillolibrary.org.

TUESDAY

ITALIAN BAROQUE OF BERNINI, CARAVAGGIO AND GENTILESCHI | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. via Zoom and HyFlex. The Baroque art style in Italy emerges as part of the Catholic Counter-Reformation’s effort to reinspire the faithful back to the Church. Understanding the power of art, the Church began to commission grand scale works of art to communicate directly with the public. This class will give an overview of the development of this distinctive style. Taught by Katherine Zoraster. Part of the Fifty and Better series offered by California Lutheran University’s Center for Lifelong Learning. Courses are $40 each; two-part lectures are $15 each; fall bundle (all lectures) for $180; household fall bundle (two members of the same household) for $230. More information and registration at www.callutheran.edu/centers/lifelong-learning/fifty-better/upcoming-sessions.html.

GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE: PRINCIPLES, IMPLICATIONS AND CHALLENGES | 1-3 p.m. via Zoom. The goal of this six-week course is to present the audience with not only the most accurate scientific information, but also an explanation of how these principles come together using real-world examples and predictive computer models. Taught by Grady Hanrahan. Part of the Fifty and Better series offered by California Lutheran University’s Center for Lifelong Learning. Courses are $40 each; two-part lectures are $15 each; fall bundle (all lectures) for $180; household fall bundle (two members of the same household) for $230. More information and registration at www.callutheran.edu/centers/lifelong-learning/fifty-better/upcoming-sessions.html.

CAMARILLO READS: ART TALK | 2-3 p.m. The protagonist of The Barbarian Nurseries, our 2022 Camarillo Reads selection, attends art school and creates sculptures in her spare time. Learn to do the same by diving in with local artist BiJian Fan. Community Room of the Camarillo Public Library, 4101 Las Posas Road, Camarillo, 805-388-5222, camarillolibrary.org.

HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH TEEN CRAFTERNOON: VEJIGANTE MASKS | 4-5:30 p.m. Crafternoons are a series of after school crafts held in the Young Adult Center. September is Hispanic Heritage Month. For this crafternoon, we are celebrating Puerto Rico by making vejigantes, creatures that chase away evil spirits and are popular during Puerto Rico’s carnival festivals. Ages 13-18. YA Library of the Camarillo Public Library, 4101 Las Posas Road, Camarillo, 805-388-5222, camarillolibrary.org.

LOCAL HISTORY HAPPY HOUR WITH JOHN KRIST | 5-6 p.m. The Agriculture Museum in Santa Paula invites you to join us for the next installment of this popular series where local authors and historians sit down with The Barbara Barnard Smith Executive Director Elena Brokaw to discuss their unique perspectives on our region’s history and take questions from the audience. The next episode features John Krist, author of Living Legacy: The Story of Ventura County Agriculture. Krist is also an award-winning photojournalist and former CEO of the Farm Bureau of Ventura. Copies of his book will be available for purchase, with all proceeds going to the Farm Bureau Foundation and the Museum. Free for members; $10 for nonmembers in person; $5 for nonmembers on Zoom. The Agriculture Museum, 926 Railroad Ave., Santa Paula, venturamuseum.org/venue/the-agriculture-museum-zoom/.

VC SURFRIDER MONTHLY PUBLIC CHAPTER MEETING | 6:30-8 p.m. Do you know the major cause of water pollution on the Central Coast? Agricultural pollution and runoff from farms and the over-application of fertilizers is the primary source of water pollution on the Central Coast. Find out how you can voice your support for improving the terms of the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Board’s AG waiver to make sure all farmers are accountable for their discharges to our streams, rivers and oceans by improving the safeguards in place to protect our rivers, coastal areas, and water supplies from agricultural pollution. For questions, email bwtf@ventura.surfrider.org. Patagonia back patio, 235 W. Santa Clara St., Ventura, ventura.surfrider.org.

WEDNESDAY

THE WRITING JOURNEY: AUTHORS DISCUSS THE WRITING AND PUBLISHING PROCESS | 4-5 p.m. Sisters in Crime is the international, inclusive community for all who enjoy reading and writing crime fiction, mystery, thrillers and suspense. A panel featuring members Mary Marks, Dorothy Howell, Judith Ayn, Lida Sideris, Matt Coyle and moderator Anne Louise Bannon will discuss the process of writing and publishing a book. Community Room of the Camarillo Public Library, 4101 Las Posas Road, Camarillo, 805-388-5222, camarillolibrary.org.

DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS FOR TEENS | 4-6 p.m. All skill levels are invited to jump into a campaign of D&D led by library staff. Interested in joining our adventure? Email Young Adult Librarian Luz Sandoval at lsandoval@camarillolibrary.org. For ages 13-18. YA Library of the Camarillo Public Library, 4101 Las Posas Road, Camarillo, 805-388-5222, camarillolibrary.org.

THURSDAY

THE BINDING OF ART AND FAITH | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. via Zoom. In this course, we will examine the creation of art and its impact on the development of faith, religion and spirituality; and inversely how faith, religion, and spirituality influenced art. Taught by Christine Maasdam. Part of the Fifty and Better series offered by California Lutheran University’s Center for Lifelong Learning. Courses are $40 each; two-part lectures are $15 each; fall bundle (all lectures) for $180; household fall bundle (two members of the same household) for $230. More information and registration at www.callutheran.edu/centers/lifelong-learning/fifty-better/upcoming-sessions.html.

A MODERN HISTORY OF JERUSALEM | 1-3 p.m. via Zoom. Jerusalem has a complex history, both ancient and modern. This course will begin with World War II and trace the city’s modern history in an attempt to understand the political forces that have shaped it. Taught by Jason Hensley. Part of the Fifty and Better series offered by California Lutheran University’s Center for Lifelong Learning. Courses are $40 each; two-part lectures are $15 each; fall bundle (all lectures) for $180; household fall bundle (two members of the same household) for $230. More information and registration at www.callutheran.edu/centers/lifelong-learning/fifty-better/upcoming-sessions.html.

CHAIR YOGA | 3-4 p.m. Take a moment to stretch! Instructor Lisa Clements Feeney will teach chair yoga suitable for everyone. No experience needed. Community Room of the Camarillo Public Library, 4101 Las Posas Road, Camarillo, 805-388-5222, camarillolibrary.org.

TIS THE SEASON TO GET HIRED: A WORKSHOP SERIES FOR TEENS | 4-5:30 p.m. Do you have questions on how to develop your résumé? Our Business Services Coordinator is here to help strengthen your résumé! This series will cover steps on landing a job for the holiday season. Young Adult Library of the Camarillo Public Library, 4101 Las Posas Road, Camarillo, 805-388-5222, camarillolibrary.org.

RAISING JUSTICE | 4-6 p.m. CAUSE supporters from throughout our region will be gathering to celebrate and uplift the momentum we’re building together in creating a more just and sustainable region at our annual Raising Justice community building and fundraising event. We’ll be gathering in person – finally, after three long years – outside at the beautiful Olivas Adobe Historic Park in Ventura – and we can’t wait to be there with you! This year is especially important because we’ll be sharing a big, exciting announcement about the future of CAUSE. Olivas Adobe, 4200 Olivas Park Dr., Ventura, causenow.org.

DINNER AT THE RANCHO | 5:30 p.m. Guests will enjoy a dinner served al fresco in a communal, family style in the beautiful gardens of this historic ranch. The location is a virtual treasure trove of beauty, from its meandering garden paths, unusual species of plants to its majestic home and agricultural legacy. Guests will have an opportunity to talk with local farmers from whose land the food derives. Proceeds from the dinner events help Totally Local VC continue its Education Programs with students throughout the county. $165. Tickets and more information at totallylocalvc.com.

OAK PARK FIRE SAFE COUNCIL TOWN HALL MEETING | 6-8 p.m. With California’s recent heat wave and fire season in full swing, the Oak Park Fire Safe Council’s event is a call to action for residents to learn about the specifics of home and defensible space hardening from experts. Ventura County Supervisor Linda Parks will provide a welcome and introduction of the collaborative partners in fire prevention. The Ventura County Fire Department will update residents on requirements for home protection against wildfires, and representatives from the Santa Monica Resource Conservation District and the Ventura Regional Fire Safe Council will outline their approach to home assessments. The council will also discuss current projects including the Wildfire Risk Assessment and an upcoming Community Wildfire Protection Plan. Oak Park Community Center, 1000 Kanan Road, Oak Park, news.ventura.org/en/oak-park-fire-safe-council-announces-a-town-hall-meeting/.

AUTHOR DEBORAH HOLT LARKIN | 7 p.m. The author of A Lovely Girl: The Tragedy of Olga Duncan and the Trial of One of California’s Most Notorious Killers will be at Timbre Books to sign copies of her book. 1924 E. Main St., Ventura, 805-628-3370, timbrebooks.com.

COMMUNITY NEEDS, OPPORTUNITIES AND RESOURCES

CHANNEL ISLANDS CHORAL ASSOCIATION | Community singers are needed! Audition now for the California State University, Channel Islands University Chorus, composed of CSUCI students, faculty, staff and alumni as well as community singers. Auditions are by appointment with Dr. KuanFen Liu. The chorus meets Monday evenings, 6:30-9:15 p.m., in Malibu Hall 100. Concerts on Dec. 2 and 4. To request an audition, email downbeatplus@gmail.com. More information at cicachoir.org.

INFORMATION ON THE HIGH SCHOOL AT MOORPARK COLLEGE | Through March 28. Students can get a head start on their future at the High School at Moorpark College. The free public school founded by Moorpark Unified School District allows students to earn their high school diploma and college credits at the same time. HSMC is located on the Moorpark College campus. High schoolers, beginning their freshman year, take both high school and college-level classes. College credits earned at HSMC are transferable to any university in the United States. The school is open to any student in Ventura or Los Angeles counties. HSMC will host in-person information nights on Nov. 1, Jan, 24 and Feb. 28. Virtual sessions are offered Nov. 29 and March 28. For more information, call Dr. Shirleen Oplustic at 805-378-6312 or soplustic@mrpk.org. More information at www.hsmc.mrpk.org.

INKTOBER FOR TEENS | Through Oct. 31. The month of October is known as Inktober, where participants draw an image every day in October based on a list of prompts. Want to participate? Stop by the Young Adult Desk and pick up an Inktober assignment. Turn in five drawings inspired by the prompts by Oct. 31 for a chance to win a prize. Young Adult Desk of the Camarillo Public Library, 4101 Las Posas Road, Camarillo, 805-388-5222, camarillolibrary.org.

LIBRARY CARD SIGN-UP MONTH | Through Sept. 30. September is Library Card Sign-up Month. Do you know all the benefits of having a library card? Teens can play bingo to find out! Or travel throughout the library with your library passport and discover new adventures with your library card. Visit the second floor Reference Desk to pick up your passport. Return your completed passport by Sept. 30 for a chance to win a prize. Camarillo Public Library, 4101 Las Posas Road, Camarillo, 805-388-5222, camarillolibrary.org.

QUILT RAFFLE | Through Oct. 15. The Ojai Valley Museum is holding a raffle for a beautiful quilt made by the Ojai Community Quilters. Tickets are on sale now; the winner will be drawn on Ojai Day, Oct. 15. Tickets are available at the museum. All proceeds benefit museum programs. 130 W. Ojai Ave., Ojai, 805-640-1390, info@OjaiValleyMuseum.org, www.ojaivalleymuseum.org.

ONGOING/

UPCOMING EVENTS

DEPRESSION AND BIPOLAR SUPPORT ALLIANCE MEETING | Tuesdays, 6:30-8 p.m. This Ventura-based peer support group for those experiencing depression and bipolar disorder will resume its free weekly meetings at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Ventura. Enter by way of the main door. Please bring your own N95 mask. For more information, contact Wendell Jones at 805-640-6472, wenj16630@sbcglobal.net or DBSAlliance.org. 5654 Ralston St., Ventura.

FAMILY STORYTIME | Mondays, 4 p.m. Every Monday the South Oxnard Library hosts an all-ages storytime with Miss Joanne in the Children’s Area. South Oxnard Branch Library, 4300 Saviers Road, Oxnard, 805-385-8129, www.oxnard.org/library/south-oxnard-branch-library/.

HOPE AND HELP FOR OVEREATERS | Saturdays, 10-11 a.m. Is your eating out of control? Are you feeling fat? Overeaters Anonymous can help. 133 S. Laurel St., Ventura (building next to the church). For more information call Amy at 805-340-5882. Donations only.

JEST IMPROV | Saturdays, 2-4 p.m. Need to laugh or be silly? JEST Improv holds weekly, improv drop-in classes for beginners and all experience levels, Saturdays, 2-4 p.m. at Diversity Collective, 2471 Portola Road, Ventura. Classes are $15 each, or $10 each with JEST membership. More information at www.jestimprov.com.

SOUND MEDITATION | Fridays and Sundays. Morning and sunset sound meditation sessions will take place weekly in person at the Viewpoint at Meditation Mount. Sunday morning sessions 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. with Suburbanoid. Friday evening sessions 6:15-8:15 p.m. with Trinity of Sound. $25; registration is required. 10340 Reeves Road, Ojai. For exact dates and times, visit meditationmount.org/events.

SUNSET YOGA AND SOUND MEDITATION | Thursdays, 6:30-8 p.m. Connect with your mind, heart and body in a picturesque outdoor garden setting overlooking the beautiful Ojai Valley. Please bring your own yoga mat and props, and a blanket (optional) for closing meditation, which will be accompanied by crystal singing bowls. $20; registration is required. 10340 Reeves Road, Ojai. For exact dates and times, visit meditationmount.org/events.