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EVENT: Holiday Ice Show: "Letters to Santa...on Ice"
Shows: Dec. 13, 14, 15 - Proceeds to Benefit the Ventura County Children's Services Auxiliary
Ventura County's annual ice skating event to raise money for foster and abused children in need during the Holiday season in our community. Proceeds from the shows will be donated to the Children's Services Auxiliary, also known as radio KVTA Morning Show's Children's Fund. Since its inception, eleven years ago, this event has raised over $90,000 for the charity. This year's production, which is based on actual letters that have, throughout the years, been sent to Santa, will feature over a hundred skaters ranging in age from tots to senior citizens. Also performing will be competitive skaters, from national, regional, and collegiate levels, and professional ice show skaters. Members of the Channel Islands Dance Studio, which is based at the rink, will be performing on a specially built dance floor on the ice during the show.
EVENT: Montessori School of Ojai presents “Once Upon a Winter Moon”
Show: Dec. 7, 4-7pm
Annual Fundraiser For Non-Profit School Pairs Local Wines and Delicious Hors d'oeuvre
Montessori School of Ojai will present “Once Upon a Winter Moon,” the non-profit school’s largest annual fundraiser, on Dec. 7, 2013 from 4pm – 7pm at the Oak View Park and Resource Center.
This year, wines from regional wineries will pair with hors d'oeuvres from Lorraine Lim Catering. Live and silent auctions will include student masterpieces, weekend getaways, gift baskets, beautiful jewelry and so much more. A Mediterranean appetizer station featuring domestic and imported cheeses, marinated olives, dolmas, hummus, nuts, fruits and flat breads will greet guests. Tray-passed hors d'oeuvres will include grilled sea scallops on a tortilla chip with guacamole and salsa, chicken empanadas with green salsa and
EVENT: Art Exhibition:
Show: Dec. 6 - 21, 2013, Reception: Dec. 6, 6-9pm
This exhibition showcases the new work of Misako Inaoka titled Chances are. Inaoka is well known for her surreal sculptural work. Often making ironic juxtapositions of objects like toys, animals, fabrics, organic materials, and man made objects. Inaoka transforms the function or meaning of these objects by combining them in unusual ways. In this series she explores a similar process to her sculptural work, but with collage. Her collages are playful, imaginative, and unexpected.
“I primary work sculpturally, mixing artificial material and organic found objects. For this show, I started, making drawings and sketches with pencil and gouache. However, I