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February 2019

Things to do in the san fernando valley. LOCAL Events

Northridge Recreation Center

Registration for spring sports are now open online ( and walk in registration will be starting Monday, February 4. The spring sports this session include Soccer, Girls Volleyball, baseball, and Girls softball. For more information please call 818-349-7341. Northridge Recreation Center is located at 18300 Lemarsh Street.

Chatsworth Library Book Club

The Chatsworth Library Book Club will have a discussion of Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker by Jennifer Chiaverini on Wednesday, February 6 at 1:30 pm. The book club meetsthe first Wednesday of the month at theLibrary Community Room, 21052 Devonshire Street. For more information, call (818) 341-4276.

CalRTA Meeting

On February 8th, Friday, at 10 a.m., the CalRTA meeting will be at the Northridge Women’s Club at 18401 Lassen St. in Northridge. All retired teachers are welcome to come hear the latest about pensions, health issues, and more such as scams aimed at retirees. To join the lunch after the meeting, please contact Nancy Gohata at (818) 371-8013

Valley Ragtime Stomp

The Valley Ragtime Stomp, a free monthly concert in Canoga Park, will hold the next meeting onSaturday, February 9 from 2-5:00 pm at 21601 Sherman Way in Canoga Park. Stomp features ragtime-era and other vintage music, including stride, boogie-woogie, blues and ballads. It’s a gathering of amateur and professional musicians that welcomes newcomers to play or just listen. For further information call or text Ron at 818-439-9048 or email him at

Astronomy Night

The Friends of Platt Library will host the popular amateur astronomer, Neill Simmons on Saturday, February 9, 1:30 pm at Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd. in Woodland Hills. The topic of Mr. Simmons’ talk is “Top Astronomy Sights to See in 2019,” and it promises to be very interesting and informative for those wishing to wonder at the stars. Admission is free and no reservations are required. For ADA accommodations, call (213) 228-7430 at least 72 hours in advance.

Rally in the Valley

Attend a workshop on how to run for office and meet members of Neighborhood Councils from across the San Fernando Valley at the 2019 Rally in the Valley. The eventwill be on Saturday, February 9th, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM at the Sepulveda Unitarian Universalist Society (aka “The Onion”), 9550 Haskell Ave in North Hills. For more info, contact the organizer at

LA Opera Talk

The Friends of Platt Library will host an LA Opera Talk on Tuesday, February 12 at 6:15 pm. A representative of the opera company will discuss the upcoming performances of Mozart’s “The Clemency of Titus.” The library is located at 23600 Victory Blvd. in Woodland Hills.

EmpowerLA Awards

Nominations are open for the 2019 EmpowerLA Awards. Awards recognize Neighborhood Councils that are doing an outstanding job fulfilling the mission of increasing civic engagement and making government more responsive to local needs. The submission deadline is Friday, February 15th at 5:00 PM,

Chatsworth NC Candidate Filing

If you are a Chatsworth stakeholder, your community needs you to run for a seat on the Chatsworth Neighborhood Council. You can file your candidacy until 11:59 p.m., Thursday, February 14. Balloting will take place 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, March 16, at the Chatsworth Train Depot, 10038 Old Depot Plaza Road. For more info, visit

PRNC Candidate Filing

The Porter Ranch Neighborhood Council candidate registration for the 2019 elections is now open but will close on February 19. Go to for detailed information on the elections and how you can become a candidate. The PRNC Elections will take place on Saturday, May 4, between 10 AM and 4 PM.

Rummage Sale

The Granada Hills Woman’s Club is holding a Rummage Sale on Friday, Feb. 22 from 8am to 2pm and on Saturday, Feb. 23 from 8 am to 12 pm at 10666 White Oak Avenue. All local proceeds go to local charities

Free Movie Night

The Chatsworth Library Community Room there will host a free screening of Jurassic Park: Fallen Kingdom on Thursday, February 28 at 1:30 pm. The movie is sponsored by the Friends of Chatsworth Library. Light efreshments are available. The library is located at 21052 Devonshire Street. For more information, call (818) 341-4276.

Valley Trailers

The Valley Trailers Square Dance Club invites you to join their new class of modern square dancing starting on March 12th. Arrive at Wilkinson Center, 8956 Vanalden Avenue in Northridge, around 6:45 to sign in. New dancers accepted on 3/12 and 3/17. Your first class is free, $6.00 after that. For more info, call Linda Kaplan -805-231-6171.

SFV Male chorus

The San Fernando Valley Male chorus is seeking singers of all ages who enjoy four-part male harmony. Rehearsals are on Monday nights at 7:30 p.m. No audition or ability to read music required. We put on two major programs annually, a holiday show in December and a spring show in May. Rehearsals and performances are at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 23838 Kittridge St. in West Hills. Contact Bob Banta at (818) 888-8345, email or visit us


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