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Help Keep Ventura County Beautiful During California Coastal Cleanup Day!

by The Blake Mashburn Group

One of the best things about living in Ventura County is the stunning coastal areas and waterways! Help keep all of these beautiful, vital natural spaces clean during the 33rd Annual California Coastal Cleanup Day. This Saturday, September 16th, volunteer and give back to your community. Help protect local wildlife and take care of our environment by removing debris from the beaches, creeks, lakes, and rivers throughout the county.

 

Sign up for a 3 hour shift and enjoy time along the water while making an important difference. Click HERE for the Volunteer Waiver Form.

 

Help keep Ventura County one of the best places to live by participating in the 33rd Annual California Coastal Cleanup Day. Find all the information about area cleanup sites below!

 

 

Coastal Sites

  • Emma Wood Group Camp

    • Main Street to camp entrance; meet at kiosk.

  • Marina Park

    • Park entrance at Pierpont and Greenock Lane.

  • Ventura Promenade

    • Meet at the California Street Plaza near the Crowne Plaza Hotel.

  • Mugu Rock Beach

    • Off Highway 1, South of Oxnard. Meet in parking lot near rock.

  • Oil Piers

    • Exit Seacliff, proceed north one mile, go through pedestrian underpass; meet near stairs.

  • Ormond Beach- NRG Generating Station

    • Meet at NRG Energy plant at end of Edison Drive off Hueneme Road.

  • Ormond Beach Wetland (The Nature Conservancy)

    • Meet at gate near dead end on McWane Boulevard. Park near gate.

  • Oxnard Beach Park

    • 1601 South Harbor Boulevard.

  • Rincon Parkway

    • Meet north of Emma Wood State Beach entrance at start of Rincon day use parking zone.

  • San Buenaventura State Beach

    • San Pedro Street entrance, follow “Beach Clean-up” signs.

  • Silver Strand Beach

    • Meet at north end.

  • Ventura Harbor Beaches (Harbor Cove beach to Surfer’s Knoll)

    • Meet at Channel Islands National Park Visitor Center at 1901 Spinnaker Drive.

  • Port Hueneme Beach

    • Meet at Alaska Flight 216 Memorial, south of the pier.

Inland Sites

  • Camarillo-Calleguas Creek

    • Creekside Road at Paseo Del Campo - Meet at bottom of slope at entrance to creek bottom. Call (805) 383-5659.

  • Camarillo-Mission Oaks Park Barranca

    • Meet in the parking lot of park located on Mission Oaks Boulevard at Oak Canyon Road. Call (805) 383-5659.

  • Camarillo-Beardsley Wash

    • Meet at Beardsley Drive and Wright Road in Camarillo.

  • Moorpark

    • Meet at Villa Campesina Park at 4704 Leta Yancy Road. Call (805) 517-6257.

  • Ojai

    • Meet at the Libbey Park lower tennis courts parking lot off of South Montgomery.

  • Santa Paula Creek

    • At Steckle Park off of Mistletoe Road.

  • Santa Clara River Gateway

    • Park in paved lot near Mission Church at corner of Elba Street and Northbank Drive. Follow signs south along bike trail to site.

  • Simi Valley

    • Meet on Erringer Road at the arroyo (next to Rancho Simi Community Park) Call (805) 583-6424.

  • Thousand Oaks/ Arroyo Conejo Creek

    • Meet at Borchard Park, corner of Borchard and Reino, across from tennis courts. Call (805) 449-2386.​

*Map of Ventura County Coastal Cleanup Day Sites*

 

 

Image Credit: California Coastal Commission

 

Arts and Cultural Events this Weekend in Ventura County!

by The Blake Mashburn Group

Ventura County isn't just a dream come true due to its endless recreational facilities and stunning natural landscape. It also is a haven for some of the most incredible artistic work in the country. The thriving arts and cultural scene throughout the communities in Ventura County ensure that there is always something interesting, enlightening, inspiring, and beautiful occurring. From visual arts, music, performing arts, theater, and so much more, there is something for everyone. Come celebrate the creative, artistic spirit of our area at these amazing events occurring this weekend in Ventura County.

 

Ojai Storytelling Festival

Dates: Thursday, September 7th - Sunday, September 10th

Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location: Libbey Bowl & Ojai Art Center

Cost: Varies per each performance/workshop

Enjoy 4 days of incredible spoken word storytelling and music at the 17th Annual Ojai Storytelling Festival. With workshops and performances geared to audiences of all ages, there is something for everyone. Sit beneath the oak trees and stars as you listen to innovative stories. Check out the full Schedule.

Featured Storytellers & Musicians

Individual Tickets and Passes Available HERE

 

Ventura Art & Street Painting Festival

Dates: Saturday, September 9th - Sunday, September 10th

Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location: Ventura Harbor Village (1583 Spinnaker Drive, Ventura)

Cost: FREE admission!

Marvel at incredible works of art at this fine arts and crafts festival. Stroll through the artisan marketplace to find 50 artisans selling their work, including jewelry, glass work, hand created crafts, paintings, sculpture, and more. There will also be 40 street painters masterfully creating works of art on the sidewalks along the docks!

 

Oxnard Jazz Festival

Date: Saturday, September 9th

Time: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

Location: Oxnard Beach Park (1601 Harbor Boulevard, Oxnard)

Cost: $50 per adult (GA - Lawn Seating) | $15 per child (Ages 5-12)

Dance the day away to the greatest Jazz, Latin, Soul, R&B, and Blues music in the region and country. Along with some of the best live music you will hear all year, enjoy cultural foods, vendor booths, and more activities at this fun musical event. Check out all the related Special Events for fun occurring throughout the weekend in Oxnard.

Featured Artists

Opening Acts

Purchase tickets HERE!

 

Image Credits: Ojai Storytelling Festival, Ventura Art & Street Painting Festival, and Oxnard Jazz Festival   

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