2014 SUNSETS CONCERT SERIES
AT CALABASAS LAKE
marks the final month of this season's SunSets
Concert Series at Calabasas Lake and there are two
spectacular shows to bring it to a close. Both
concerts begin at 6:00 p.m. and are free to the
Latin Music and Dance Night is back on August 10th!
The up-tempo group
Octavio Figueroa y La Combinacion will have you
dancing in no time! Professional instructors will be
on hand throughout the concert to teach you how -
it's going to be a fun evening!
You won't want to miss the concert on August 24th as
The Section Quartet featuring
Lauren Chipman challenges traditional ideas of string
quartet music. TSQ doesn’t play classical music -- they
only play rock & roll! By day, The Section Quartet
is in-demand for both recording studio
collaborations and electrifying live performances
alongside music’s top artists and producers. By
night, this rock band disguised-as-a-string-quartet
has sold out shows from their native Los Angeles to
New York, London and beyond. TSQ’s own visionary
arrangements and high-powered live shows confirm
that you don’t need a guitar to rock. Joined by New West
Symphony's principal violist Lauren Chipman, this
unique performance will take the audience on an
eclectic musical journey!
The SunSets Concerts are located on the Greenbelt at Calabasas Lake with
entrance at the
Calabasas Tennis & Swim Center (located at 23400
Park Sorrento). The concert series features field
seating on grass and guests are encouraged to bring
blankets or lawn chairs. You can now pre-order a
Atmosphere Café by calling (818) 222-0226. Enjoy a
no-hassle delicious dinner while attending the event!
You are also welcome to bring a picnic from home. There
is limited chaired seating available on a first come -
first serve basis (kindly reserve for those in need).
New this year, there will be a free park and ride
shuttle from the
Calabasas Civic Center (100 Civic Center Way)
between the hours of 4:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. (Please
note that the Calabasas Inn is under construction and is
no longer a park and ride destination). For more
information, please visit
FAMILY CAMP-OUT & MOVIE UNDER
the event, double the fun! Be a part of the
3rd Annual Family Camp Out on Friday, August 1st and
enjoy a Movie Under the Stars! Join
the Calabasas staff at
Juan Bautista de Anza Park for camping, games, s'mores, and singing.
Watch the family favorite movie "Open Season" at
7:00 p.m. If you are feeling adventures, plan on
spending the night! Fall asleep to the
sounds of nature and wake up to the smell of
The camp out begins at 4:00 p.m. on
Friday, August 1st and goes until 11:00 a.m. on
Saturday, August 2nd. The cost is $10 for adults and
$5 for kids under the age of fourteen. For
camp-out information, contact
Kathy Milbrand at (818) 222-2782,
questions about the Movie Under the Stars, contact
Raine Kishimoto at
TAKE A RIDE ON THE BEACH BUS
The beach is a great place to spend the summer - and
we want to take you there! The Summer Beach Bus
offers residents a ride to Zuma for just $2 each
way. The Beach Bus runs until August 15th on Mondays, Tuesdays,
Thursdays, and Fridays. Exact change and photo ID
are required. The Beach Bus is a public service to
provide transportation to Zuma Beach, but please
note that there is no supervision once at the beach,
aside from on-duty lifeguards. For the Beach Bus
31ST ANNUAL NATIONAL NIGHT OUT
Tuesday, August 5th from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., community members
are encouraged to participate in
National Night Out by locking their
doors, turning on outside lights, and spending the
evening outside with neighbors. Organize block
parties, cookouts, parades, festivals, visits from
Sheriffs, neighborhood walks, safety fairs, contest
rallies or meetings.
NNO has proven to be an
effective, inexpensive and enjoyable program to
promote neighborhood spirit and police-community
partnerships in our fight for a safer nation. Plus,
the benefits your community will derive from NNO
will most certainly extend well beyond the one
night. For more information about National Night
Out, please visit
PRESCHOOL FALL ENROLLMENT
you looking for a fun, nurturing, and rewarding
preschool environment for your child? At the
Calabasas Klubhouse Preschool, children learn
self-confidence, self-respect, and a sense of caring
for others. The goal of the teachers and staff
is to develop the whole child by presenting a
balanced program that fosters physical, emotional
and intellectual growth in each student. They
provide activities that stimulate curiosity, lead to
discovery, build self-esteem and encourages mastery
within a healthy and safe environment.
The Calabasas Klubhouse Preschool is based on a
developmental curriculum and an academic approach in
preparation for kindergarten. The staff and teachers
recognize that each child develops cognitively,
emotionally, physically, and socially at his/her own
pace. They are dedicated to meeting each child's
individual needs and adapting their approach to
support this goal. In addition to the daily
curriculum, several enrichment programs are offered.
The Calabasas Klubhouse Preschool is state-licensed for ages 18 months to 5
years of age. It is located on 11.8 acres and is
security gated to maintain a protected environment.
To enroll for the 2014/2015
school year, please visit
creeksideklubhouse.com or call (818)
222-9791 for information. Spaces are limited, so
check it out today!
BACK TO SCHOOL POOL PARTY
you ready to go back to school? Ready or not, here
it comes - but first, let's party!
Summer is coming to an end and the
Calabasas Tennis & Swim Center invites you
to say good-bye in style! Bring all your friends to
a pool side party on Friday, August 15 from 4:00 p.m.
to 8:00 p.m. There will be free open swim, music,
games and prizes! It is going to be a blast!
For information, please contact Raine Kishimoto at
(818) 222-2782 or
STAND-UP PADDLE BOARD & KAYAKING
you know a teen who is interested in stand-up paddle
boarding and kayaking?
Malibu Surf Shack is offering a trip to do just
that in Malibu on Tuesday, August 5. The program is open to
ages 11-16 and includes transportation from the
Calabasas Tennis & Swim Center to the Malibu Surf
Shack. The cost is $40 per student.
Don't miss this opportunity to paddle with the sea
life along the Malibu coastline! To register, visit
Calabasas On-line Registration.
CALLING ALL TEENS: PUT YOUR TECH
SKILLS TO WORK THIS SUMMER!
Are you a teen with technology skills, time on your
hands, and a desire to give something back to your
community? You can earn community service credit
this summer by helping adults learn to work with
technology (you know, computers, tablets,
smartphones, all that stuff!) in the Savvy Senior
TECH HELP program at the Calabasas Library.
Volunteer hours can be applied to meet next school
year's community service requirements. For more
information, call Charlotte Meyer at 818-222-5679 and
put your skills to work this summer!
SIGN UP FOR SUMMER CAMP!
still time to sign up for Summer Camp! Cool off with
Peak Adventures Summer Camps at the
Calabasas Tennis & Swim Center. There are
two camps remaining. Shark Week will run from
Tuesday, August 5th through Friday, August 8th. It's
going to be a JAWSOME week! Campers will discover
how many senses sharks have and how they use them to
catch prey. Perform experiments, learn about shark
anatomy, and even hold a real shark! In addition to
sharks, campers will also hold and touch several
marine animals during this marine exploration. There
will also be a surfboard design competition. Dive
into this class to learn more!
From Tuesday, August 12th through Friday, August 15th,
roll up your sleeves and dig into archeology! Sign
up for Indiana Jones and the Adventures in
Archaeology Camp and discover the fascinating
traditions and myths behind the ancient art of
mummification. Restore a ruined mummy, create a time
capsule, and create your own hieroglyphics based on
the style of the Egyptian language.
All camps are for children ages 5 to 12 years old.
The cost is $150 per camp and each camp requires a
material fee of $25 which is due the first day of
class. Camp begins each day at 10:30 a.m. and ends
at 4:00 p.m. with two hours of pool time. For more
information or to enroll your child, contact Kathy
Milbrand at (818) 222-2782 or
LIBRARY EVENTS IN AUGUST|
August 10th marks the end of the
Summer Reading Program at the Calabasas Library. Make
sure you stop in and get your prizes for reading each week!
K-5th Graders are invited to come by for the final SRP event
on Wednesday, August 6th at 4:00 p.m. Take a "Walk on the Wild
Side" and see animals from all over the world!
On Saturday, August 2nd, teens are invited to the Library at
1:00 p.m. to enjoy
Teen Movie Day! The movie being shown is a modern
retelling of "The Taming of the Shrew." It's about a tenth
grader who wants to go on a date, but can't until her
mean-spirited older sister gets a boyfriend. The movie is
rated PG-13 and lasts 99 minutes. Admission is free and
there will be refreshments.
The Library has adopted an animal shelter this summer and
is still accepting donations this month! You
can donate items for our animal friends now through August
10th. All donations benefit the Agoura Animal Shelter. For a list of items
needed and for more information about the program, visit
Come by for Yoga on
August 7th and Thursday,
August 21st at 12 noon. No experience is
necessary and all are welcome. Instructor Deanne Wenger, RYT
will lead you in relaxing (and free) yoga session. Wear
comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat/large towel.
Are you an adult interested in joining a book club? Stop by
the Library on Thursday, August 14th at 6:00 p.m. for
2nd Thursday Book Club! This month's book discussion
will be on They Other Typist by Suzanne Rindell.
Membership into the club is free, however a library card is
required to participate. For information, call Caroline
Russom at (818) 225-7616, ext. 756.
Please note that the
Pumpkin Patch Story Time is cancelled during the month
of August. The Library will be closed on Sunday, August 31st
in observation of Labor Day.
For a complete list of Library events, call (818) 225-7616
E-WASTE COLLECTION EVENTS
City of Calabasas organizes two free
monthly electronic waste collection events. On the
first Saturday of the month (August 2, 2014), an electronic
waste collection will take place at the Albertson’s
parking lot, 26521 Agoura Road (at Las Virgenes Road) in
Calabasas from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. A second monthly
electronic waste event will take place on the 3rd
Saturday of the month (August 16, 2014) in the Vons
Shopping Center parking lot at 23381 Mulholland Drive in
Woodland Hills from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Acceptable
items include but are not limited to CD players, laptops
and personal computers, microwave ovens, printers,
radios, stereos, telephones, and VCR’s. For more
information, please contact the City of Calabasas
Recycling and Solid Waste Coordinator at (818) 224-1600.
ARTIST ALLEY AT THE TENNIS
& SWIM CENTER
six weeks, the
Calabasas Tennis & Swim Center features a local
artist to display his/her remarkable artwork. On
August 18th, Christine Ann O' Brien will be displaying
her beautiful paintings. Come by and see her art
pieces until September 26th. For information, contact
Kathy Milbrand at (818) 222-2782, ext. 113.
PROPERTY WEBSITE MIGHT MEAN MONEY IN YOUR POCKET!
to the Controller's Office website, the State of
California has $6.9 billion in unclaimed property
belonging to approximately 24.9 million individuals
and organizations. Could you be one of them?
Since 1959, California's Unclaimed Property Law has
protected consumers from permanently losing their
money or abandoned property. Under this law,
landlords, banks and other businesses that have
control over others' property must return it to
their owners after three years of inactivity. In
many cases, the owner forgets that the account
exists, moves without leaving a forwarding address
or the forwarding order expires. Sometimes, the
owner dies without any relatives knowing about the
Common types of unclaimed property are: cash or
assets in abandoned bank accounts, forgotten utility
deposits, tenant security deposits, stocks and
bonds. Some abandoned safe deposit boxes have
precious valuables, collector's items or family
How can you find out if there is any unclaimed
property belonging to you or your loved ones? Simply
https://ucpi.sco.ca.gov/ucp. This is a free
service, so beware of anyone who tries to charge you
for this search.
HAVE YOUR NEXT EVENT AT THE
CALABASAS TENNIS & SWIM CENTER
small, intimate affairs to large corporate and
private parties, let the
Calabasas Tennis & Swim Center and
Events & Catering be your one-stop
shop for the finest food, superb service, menu
planning, staffing, rentals & décor. Our Chefs are
professionally-trained with over 20 years of
experience and will work with our clients’
nutritional needs as well as with their budgetary
confinements. We feel everybody has the right to a
great event! On-site catering by Atmosphere Events &
Catering. Some tables & chairs are provided. For
further information, please contact Kathy Milbrand
(818) 222-2782 x 113 or visit
AUGUST EVENTS AT MOUNTAINS
Restoration Trust has some exciting
opportunities for you this month! On Saturday,
August 2nd from 8:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., build a
habitat by restoring native plants and California
bunchgrasses at the Cold Creek Preserve. Join MRT
TreePeople to water native oaks, shrubs,
penstemons, roses and bunchgrasses. Reservations are
required by signing up at
Walk in the shade of the great oaks
at the Cold Creek Preserve on Saturday, August 2nd
from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Join the Cold Creek
Docents for a walk to delight in colors in a basin
set among craggy peaks. Call (818) 591-9363 to
reserve your spot and for more information.
Come by Malibu Creek State Park on
Saturday, August 9th from 8:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. as MRT, TreePeople and the
California Native Plant Society helps rebuild
the native landscape by removing rigput and
thistles. This will allow native grasses and oak
food and shelter for wildlife. Register at
a wonderful day at
Malibu Creek State Park on
Sunday, August 10th from 8:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Help MRT and
TreePeople rebuild a native landscape by
planting and caring for oak trees and
their understory plants. Reservations are required
Come along for the restoration of a hidden gem!
won't find this beauty spot on any map, but MRT and
TreePeople will show you the way! Just meet at
Peter Struass Ranch and spend some time caring for
this hidden beauty. Reservations are required at
For MRT's complete calendar of events, visit www.mountainstrust.org.
Restoration Trust has received a grant from the
Community Assistance Program of the Santa Monica
Mountains National Recreation Area and the U.S.
Department of the Interior to help support the Monte
Nido Fire Safe Council and to help the community of
Monte Nido be wildland fire safe. The grant will
enable MRT to support the Monte Nido Fire Safe
Council through a series of educational seminars and
workshops. The Monte Nido Fire Safe Council is
comprised of Monte Nido community neighbors working
together to mobilize the Monte Nido Community into
action in order to protect homes, community, and the
environment from wildfire. For more information,
please contact Jo Powe at
or Mountains Restoration Trust at (818) 591-1701
REGISTER TO VOTE TODAY!
Are you registered to vote? It’s easy to participate
in elections if you have the right tools and
information. Apply to register to vote today by
filling out the online application found at
can also pick up a paper voter registration
application at your county elections office,
library, Department of Motor Vehicles office, or
U.S. post office.
Don’t remember if you’re registered to vote? Visit
to check the status of your voter registration. You
must be registered 15 days prior to an election if
you wish to vote, so be sure to register today!
CALABASAS CALENDARS, MEETINGS &
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Thursday prior to a City Council Meeting. Agendas for
all commissions are available online the Friday prior to
the commission meeting. All City Council meetings and
commission meetings take place in the Council Chambers
at City Hall, 100 Civic Center Way in Calabasas.
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