Featured Events

Kingsmen Shakespeare Benefit Performance

Kingsmen Park

Presented by “Puke & Snot,” the longest running two-man comedy act in U.S. renaissance festival history. This is a pay "What You Will" event to attend!

25th Annual Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival
“Macbeth”

Kingsmen Park

Saturday and Sunday at 8 p.m., July 23-24, Fridays through Sundays at 8 p.m., July 29-31, Aug 5-7

Macbeth will bring together sweeping battles, sardonic wit, occult mysteries and sublime poetry in a masterful tale of ruthless ambition — brought to life under the stars for Kingsmen’s 25th anniversary season.

Festival grounds open at 5:30 p.m. for pre-show picnicking and entertainment.

Read2Write and Study Skills
CRLP Summer Camps

Thousand Oaks

Chooses from two California Reading and Literature Project (CRLP) summer camp sessions for elementary and middle school students entering grades 5-8.

Gender and Bible Translation (Parts 1 and 2)
Fifty and Better FABulous Summer Lecture Series

HyFlex (Thousand Oaks Campus and Zoom)

These lectures will first examine the basics of Bible translation and will then consider specific passages where the Hebrew and the Greek originals could present a slightly different picture of men and women than many English translations often present.

George and Ira Gershwin On Broadway
Fifty and Better FABulous Summer Lecture Series

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Their brash and distinctive music reflected the dissonances and restlessness of urban life and the unabashed optimism shared by many immigrants who came to the United States seeking their fortune.

Impossible Dreams, Imporbable Deeds — Pizarro and the Conquest of the Incas
Fifty and Better FABulous Summer Lecture Series

HyFlex (Thousand Oaks Campus and Zoom)

After Cortés conquered Mexico, his cousin Francisco Pizarro invaded Peru. He found, exploited, and then extended a native civil war which was to go on for decades. Who was Pizarro? How has his reputation fared over the last 500 years?

Molecular Biology: Important Historical Discoveries and Tools
Fifty and Better FABulous Summer Lecture Series

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This lecture will explore some of the discoveries that have driven the field forward.

It Takes Two, Baby! (Parts 1 and 2)
Fifty and Better FABulous Summer Lecture Series

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In the first lecture, we will discuss the various types of musical duos; exploring how and why they came together. In our second lecture, we will move chronologically from the 70s through the 90s.

Dealers & Collaborators: The Famous and Infamous Art Houses of WWII (Parts 1 and 2)
Fifty and Better FABulous Summer Lecture Series

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What was the art market like during the years of WWII? In this two-part lecture we examine the lives of those dealers as we peel back the veneer of staged auctions, forced sales and forged provenance.

The Life, Times and Works of the Remarkable Winsor McCay
Fifty and Better FABulous Summer Lecture Series

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We will explore McCay’s varied output of comic art, his animation experiments as well as his life story which includes his tumultuous later career as the foremost political cartoonist working under the thumb of the legendary William Randolph Hearst.

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