Arts, Lectures and Gatherings

All Upcoming Events

Fifty and Better Summer Lecture: June
FABulous Summer Lecture Series

Zoom PDT; select lectures available in-person at the Thousand Oaks campus or Oxnard Center

Topics for June: history and music of Frank Sinatra, uncovering the Byronic hero, religion of the founders, Shakespeare on love, investigative journalism, how Hollywood movie music is made, media in elections, animals in art history and San Francisco Art.

"Much Ado About Nothing"
27th Annual Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival

Kingsmen Park

In one of the region’s most popular outdoor theatrical events, the Kingsmen Shakespeare Company will feature Much Ado About Nothing and Romeo and Juliet. Please note that this coming season will begin a week earlier than usual.

A Celebration of Academic Excellence

Preus-Brandt Forum

Join us for an awards ceremony recognizing the achievements of Ventura County college-bound students engaged in the pursuit of equity and social justice.

Giving USA 2024: A Virtual Lunch and Learn

Zoom PDT

Learn about emerging philanthropic trends and their implications for fundraising strategies and approaches with your nonprofit organization with Cassie Carter, vice president, Fundraising at Campbell & Company. 

The event is from Noon to 1:30 p.m.

Giving USA 2024: A Virtual Lunch and Learn
Center For Nonprofit Leadership

Zoom PDT

Join us to learn about emerging philanthropic trends and their implications for fundraising strategies and approaches with your nonprofit organization.

The event is from noon to 1:30 p.m.

Inspiration Ecosystem: Pop Up Art Museum
Hub 101 Open House

Westlake Center

Hub 101 is Hosting an opening reception for Inspiration Ecosystem: There is No Such Thing as an Original Idea a Pop Up Art Museum.

Fifty and Better Summer Lecture - July
FABulous Summer Lecture Series

Zoom PDT; select lectures available in-person at the Thousand Oaks campus or Oxnard Center

Topics for July: The art of Marc Chagall, Alma and Alfred Hitchcock, searching for intelligent life beyond Earth, online maps and GPS, Joan of Arc, transformative justice in a carceral society, Los Angeles after World War II, delving into documentaries.

Succession Planning for Nonprofit Boards
Center For Nonprofit Leadership

Zoom PDT

Some nonprofits can envision success in a decade or two; others expect to continue for generations. If you’re not activating the next generation of leaders, who will carry on?

The event is from 9 to 11 a.m.

"Romeo and Juliet"
27th Annual Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival

Kingsmen Park

In one of the region’s most popular outdoor theatrical events, the Kingsmen Shakespeare Company will feature Romeo and Juliet. Please note that this coming season will begin a week earlier than usual.

Surprising Adventures of a Marketing Maven
Cal Lutheran Lectures at the Thousand Oaks Library

Grant R. Brimhall Library, 1401 East Janss Road, Thousand Oaks

Hear a talk on the surprising adventures a career in marketing has taken Lindsey Carnett, CEO and president of Marketing Maven, while gaining some marketing tips you can use immediately.

Fifty and Better Summer Lecture - August
FABulous Summer Lecture Series

Zoom PDT; select lectures available in-person at the Thousand Oaks campus or Oxnard Center

Topics include: The art of propaganda, landscapes of the Channel Islands, Neanderthals and language, preventative medicine, Luna Luna museum, dubbing in musicals, AI and music, masters of Swing, slavery in Ancient Rome, story and resonance of song "Over the Rainbow"

Adventures in Education Abroad with Matthew Yates
Cal Lutheran Lectures at the Thousand Oaks Library

Grant R. Brimhall Library, 1401 East Janss Rd., Thousand Oaks

Matthew Yates, director of the Office of Education Abroad at Cal Lutheran, will share captivating stories and insights on stories of education abroad.

Rescheduled: Bach, Buxtehude, and Brahms: A Lineage Through Organ Music
Adán Fernandez

Samuelson Chapel

Campus Organist Adán Fernandez presents a concert of organ music from Bach to Brahms.


The event has been reschedule from June 14 to Friday, Aug. 30.

Getting the Most from Your Board
Center For Nonprofit Leadership

Zoom PDT

In this workshop we will explore the practical tools for creating a productive board, one characterized by open and respectful dialogue, collaborative and inclusive participation and effective focus on the vision.

The event is from 9 to 11 a.m.

Grant Writing Basics
Center For Nonprofit Leadership

Oxnard Campus

Workshop attendees will explore the basics of writing a winning proposal and learn how to craft each component of a grant proposal.

The event is from 8 a.m. to noon.

Strategic Board Recruitment Through a DEIJ Lens
Center For Nonprofit Leadership

Oxnard Campus

This workshop seeks to arm nonprofit leaders with a different set of questions to enable them to strengthen both the make-up and overall effectiveness of their boards.

The event is from 9 a.m. to noon.

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