July 1, 2010
Macaroni Kid wishes all subscribers and their families a safe and happy July 4th.
Here is a list of events around our communities where you can enjoy some fantastic fireworks and holiday events this weekend:
Moorpark 3rd of July Fireworks Extravaganzahttp://ci.moorpark.ca.us/cgi-bin/start.exe/moorparkcity/index.html?entry=X&thid=113&XCAT=1&XTHID=3
Simi Valley 4th of July
Thousand Oaks Janss Marketplace 4th of July Fireworks
Thousand Oaks The ...
July 1 - 5
Family Entertainment at its finest... Circus Vargas 2010! The quintessential coupling of traditional acts and modern concepts, a production par excellence! Join us for what is sure to be one of the most enjoyable and memorable editions of Circus Vargas to date, an ingenious mélange of unparalleled artistry and comical relief.... a welcome diversion from the everyday doldrums. Come join the FUN!
Ventura County Fair Grounds
Off Highway 101
Circus Ticket Office 877-GOTFUN1
Discount Coupons available at Papa Johns and McDonalds.
To purchase tickets ...
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Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® is roaring into town with Barnum's FUNundrum!SM, a new jumbo-sized, un-miss-able event celebrating the 200th anniversary of the birth of legendary P.T. Barnum, the Greatest Showman on Earth!
From the moment that you arrive, the momentum explodes as The Greatest Show On Earth® comes to life in a way that can only be inspired by the greatest showman who ever lived. At Barnum's FUNundrum!, the funtastic and funbelieveable experience answers the FUNundrum! so get your tickets today before this train leaves ...
Where: Moorpark City Library
699 Moorpark Avenue
Moorpark, CA 93021When: 10:30 AM (THURSDAYS)Who: Kids of all ages.How: Come on down.Cost: FREEFor more info: (805) 517-6370 http://www.moorparklibrary.org/
Where: Westlake Village, Simi Valley, Channel Islands Harbor, Camarillo, VenturaWhen: 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM (Saturdays and Sundays)Who: YOU!How: Check it out.Cost: FREEFor more info: http://fairytalesinthepark.com/ Check out their website for a performance in your area.
Where: Civic Center Stadium 16 & IMAX 2751 Tapo Cyn Road
Simi Valley ,CA 93063
805-526-0232When: 10:00 AM (Tuesdays and Wednesdays)Who: Kids and parentsHow: Tickets are first come first serve.Cost: FREE!
Where: Janss Marketplace Thousand OaksWhen: 10:00 AM (Every Tuesday & Thursday)Who: Movie lovers!!How: First come first serve!Cost: FREE admission (subject to seating availability)For more info: www.janssmarketplace.net
Where: 699 Moorpark Avenue Moorpark CA 93021 In the Apricot RoomWhen: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PMWho: Preschoolers to Grade 5How: Just show up!Cost: All events are FREE!!!For more info: www.moorparklibrary.org 805-517-5370
Where: Janss Marketplace Thousand OaksWhen: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (Wednesdays)Who: Families!How: Just show up!Cost: FREEFor more info: http://www.janssmarketplace.net/index.cfm?tdc=dsp&page=events Gift with Purchase: Receive a FREE concert T-shirt with any Janss store receipt of $10 or more dated June 10th - Aug 25th, 2010. One t-shirt per family while supplies last. Bring receipt to redemption table on event nights.
Where: 30315 Canwood Street, Agoura, CA 91301 Ph:818-706-9002 Fax:818-706-9003 (In the Reyes Adobe Shopping Center)When: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM (Monday thru Friday)Who: Children under the age of 6 are recommended.How: Just come on in! For Tuesday morning drop off, call ahead for reservations.Cost: $9 for the first child $7 for the second child* $6 for each additional child* Child must be a sibling to receive discount. Ask about their pre-paid card. Significant savings.For more info: http://www.jungleland.info/
Where: 1716 Erringer Road, Suite 106
Simi Valley, CA 93065-6527When: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PMWho: Kids 4 and above.How: Just show up. No reservations necessary.Cost: $1 entrance fee and the cost of a figurine you choose if you paint.For more info: http://www.paintpalsclubhouse.com/index.html
Where: Lake Casitas Recreation Area 11311 Santa Ana Road Ventura, CA 93001When: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM (7:00pm on weekends)Who: Kids of all ages.How: Call for reservations 805-649-1122Cost: Single Splash Pass - $12.00For more info: http://www.lakecasitas.info/wateradventure.html General Information: (805) 649-2233
Where: Paramount Ranch Road (off Cornell Road),
Agoura Hills, CA. / (818) 597-9192When: 8:00 AM (Dawn til dusk)Who: Movie and Western lovers.How: Just visit!Cost: Admission is FREE and so is the parking lot!For more info: http://www.seeing-stars.com/studios/ParamountRanch.shtml
Where: 901 South Kimball Road, Ventuar, CA 93004When: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (Friday, Saturday and Sunday)Who: Water lovers!How: Just show up. It is first come first serve so when they reach maximum capacity they do close admission. But they do reasses every half hour.Cost: Ages 3-9 - $3.00 and Ages 10 and up - $5.00For more info: http://www.cityofventura.net/aquatics Or call 805-654-7511 for more information.
Where: The Simi Valley Farmers' Market is held in the mall’s parking lot across from Larsen's Grill.When: 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM (Every Friday)Who: Everyone!How: Just visit!Cost: FREEFor more info: http://www.simivalleytc.com/go/Poolb.cfm?MallID=781&FPURLID=2129965221 (805) 643-6458
Where: The front parking lot of the Village at Moorpark Shopping Center at the northwest corner of Miller Parkway and Los Angeles Avenue. In front of Staples and Petco.When: 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM (Every Friday)Who: Underwood Family Farms, Mcgrath Farms, Country Fresh, Beylik Farms, Waters Ranch, Jimenez Family Ranch, Spring Hill Dairy, Sole Dad Goat Cheese, Knead Bakery, Wagon Wheel Bakery, Macies Pies, Lily's Eggs, Moon Rise Nursery,and more...How: Check it out!Cost: FREE admission.For more info: [email protected]
Where: Moorpark College
7075 Campus Road
Moorpark, CA 93021When: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Open every Saturday and Sunday)Who: Animal lovers of all ages!How: Come check us out!Cost: Admission is $5 for Adults, $4 for Children & Seniors
Where: Moorpark College Zoo 7075 Campus Road Moorpark, CA 93021When: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM (Programs and ages vary.)Who: Programs for ages 6-7 years old; 8-10 years old; and 11-13 years old. See website for more details. Three session times to choose from:Full Day, Early Bird or Night Owl.How: Need to fill out an application.Cost: Prices and session vary. Check out the website for more information. Download an application here. http://www.moorparkcollege.edu/current_students/teaching_zoo/junior_zoo_info.shtmlFor more info: http://www.moorparkcollege.edu/current_students/teaching_zoo/junior_zoo_info.shtml
Where: Arroyo Vista Recreation Center 4550 Tierra Rejada Road Moorpark CAWhen: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PMWho: Ages 6-11.How: Call for details. 805-517-6300Cost: Full Week $140 On-site Day $25 Trip Day (M) $40 Trip Day (W) $35 Trip Day (F) $30 Call for 2nd chlld rates, Late rates, or Drop-in rates.For more info: 805-517-6300
Where: Hot Dog on a Stick at the Simi Valley Town CenterWhen: TUESDAYSWho: Everyone!How: Just visit.Cost: $1 for a Hot Dog
Where: Simi Valley Library 2969 Tapo Canyon Simi Valley, CA 93063When: 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM (Tuesdays)Who: Preschoolers.How: Come on in.Cost: FREEFor more info: http://www.vencolibrary.org/calendar/Simi-Valley (805) 526-1735
Where: Underwood Farms in SOMIS 5696 Los Angeles Ave Somis CA 93066When: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PMWho: Blueberry lovers.How: Just show up!Cost: Cost of admittance. 1lb and 2lb containers provided for $3.25 a pound. FREE ParkingFor more info: For more information go to: http://www.underwoodfamilyfarms.com/pick_your_own_blueberries.html 805-386-4660
Where: Simi Valley Library 2969 Tapo Canyon Simi Valley, CA 93063When: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Saturdays)Who: Families.How: Check it out.Cost: FREEFor more info: Call ahead just to make sure the storytime is happening that week. http://www.vencolibrary.org/calendar/Simi-Valley (805) 526-1735
Where: Barnes and Noble 160 S. Westlake Blvd. Thousand Oaks, CA 91362When: 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM (Mondays and Saturdays)Who: Kids under 6 recommended.How: Just check it out!Cost: FREEFor more info: 805-446-2820 160 S. Westlake Blvd.
Thousand Oaks, CA 91362
Where: Simi Valley Library 2969 Tapo Canyon Simi Valley, CA 93063When: 10:10 AM - 10:30 AM (Mondays)Who: Ages 12-24 monthsHow: Just visit!Cost: FREEFor more info: http://www.vencolibrary.org/calendar/Simi-Valley 805-526-1735
Where: Moorpark City Library
699 Moorpark Avenue
Moorpark, CA 93021When: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Tuesdays)Who: Parents and toddlers to 4 years old.How: Come on in!Cost: FREEFor more info: (805) 517-6370
July 12th - Ghosts of Girlfriends Past July 19th - Fantastic Mr. Fox July 26th - GI Joe - The Rise of Cobra
Where: Simi Valley Town CenterWhen: 8:00 PM (MONDAYS)Who: Families with teenagers. The series is offered through the Rancho Simi Teen Events program of the Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District, and Simi Valley Town Center.How: Just show up. Families are free to bring chairs and blankets, and are encouraged to arrive early for best seating or to take advantage of nearby eateries.Cost: FREEFor more info: For more information contact the Park District at 805-581-4400 or visit www.rsrpd.org, or Town Center at 805-581-1430 or www.simivalleytc.com.
Where: www.lewismusicacademy.comWhen: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Monday thru Friday)Who: Pre-teens and teensHow: Pre-registration is required. Call or sign-up today. www.lewismusicacademy.com 805-523-1615Cost: $200 for the weekFor more info: http://www.lewismusicacademy.com/rockandrollsummercamp.html
Where: Skirball Museum: 2701 North Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049When: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PMWho: Kids of all ages.How: Same-day walk-up tickets are subject to availability. Advance purchase are recommended. All Noah's Ark ticketholders are assigned an entry time, permitting up to two hours in the Noah's galleries. Advance tickets can be purchased by calling (877) SCC-4TIX or (877) 722-4849 Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Service charges may apply.Cost: Included with Museum admission: $10 General; $7 Seniors and Full-Time Students; $5 Children 2–12; Free to Members and Children under 2. Free to all on Thursdays.For more info: Phone: (310) 440-4500
Email: [email protected]
Where: Along Ventura Blvd. in CamarilloWhen: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM (Saturday and Sunday)Who: FamiliesHow: Car, bike or shuttleCost: FREE Admission Free Shuttle Saturday and SundayFor more info: http://www.camarillofiesta.org/
Where: Moorpark Civic Center Apricot RoomWhen: 2:00 PMWho: For all ages.How: Just show up!Cost: FREE!For more info: http://www.moorparklibrary.org 805-517-6370
Where: Rancho Simi Community Park Pool 1765 Royal Avenue Simi ValleyWhen: 8:00 PM - 10:00 PMWho: Movie lovers.How: Check it out!Cost: $3 per personFor more info: July 24th - Toy Story August 7th - Momsters vs. Aliens
Where: Santa Barbara Zoo
500 Niños Drive
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
Tel: (805) 962-5339
Info line: (805)962-6310
Fax: (805) 962-1673
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.sbzoo.orgWhen: 6:30 PM - 10:45 AM (Overnight)Who: Kids 5 and olderHow: Pre-registration is required, please visit our Family Zoo Snooze page for more information and to pre-register.Cost: Cost: $50/person for Zoo Members, $60/person for non-members.For more info: http://www.santabarbarazoo.org/families.asp
Where: Oxnard Plaza ParkWhen: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PMWho: Salsa Lovers!How: Travel by car, bus, bike or train. More info go to: http://www.oxnardsalsafestival.com/directions.aspxCost: Admission and parking are FREE! Salsa tasting is $5.00 for ten tasting tickets.For more info: http://www.oxnardsalsafestival.com/default.aspx
Where: Janss Marketplace Outside Toys R UsWhen: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM (Last Saturday of every month)Who: Kids 12 and under!How: Sign up online to be a Kids Fun Zone member. Then just show up and visit the Janss Marketplace the last Saturday of the month. Bring your kids swim suit and let them run through the fountains. Make a day of it.Cost: FREE Kids Craft.For more info: www.janssmarketplace.net or check them out on Facebook.
Where: Rancho Madera Community Park 556 Lake Park Drive Simi ValleyWhen: 8:00 PM (Movies start at dusk)Who: Open to the publicHow: Just bring your own blanket, lawn chairs and snacks. Concessions available as well.Cost: FREEFor more info: 805-584-4400 http://www.rsrpd.org/rec/events/events.html
Where: 2701 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Thousand Oaks CA 91360When: 10:30 AM - 1:30 PMWho: Camp program is designed for kids ages 3-9 years old. Kids will be divided into age appropraite groups.How: Call or stop by to sign your child up.Cost: $40 a day; $35 a day when you sign up for 5 or more days!For more info: http://www.my-gym.com/franchisee_schedule.aspx?id=240 805-494-4154
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Let someone else do the driving!
Why pay for parking at Zuma Beach when you can take the Moorpark Beach bus?
Enjoy lounging on the beach, playing volleyball, creating sand castles, or riding the waves.
Fare is $5.00 round trip for students and adults. $2.00 for seniors and the disabled.
For more information, go to
Departure times and locations vary. The Moorpark Beach Bus is open to the general public.
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