Join the Ojai Lightning traveling
Coach Lonnie Stanford would like to announce openings in his
fifth- to eighth-grade Ojai Lightning basketball squad.
Boys and girls who would like to play on this travelling team
should call Stanford at 798-1989.
California Street Longboard
Championships start Sept. 13
Spectators of all ages are welcome to come watch this annual
amateur surfing event. Held Sept. 13 and 14, its highlights include
several age divisions, including a division named "Old Log,"
where contestants ride a surfboard 35 years or older without
a leash or wetsuit.
There will also be a Legendary Exhibition Heat, with '50s and
'60s surfing legends, such as Tom Morey, John Peck, Kemp and
Danny Aberg, Tom Hale, Blinky Hubina and others, will compete
in a friendly "expression session."
The event will be held at Surfer's Point, at the end of Figueroa
Street in Ventura.
The public will be admitted for free to watch this growing Ventura
tradition. Other entertainment will be provided, including surf
films from legends such as Bud Browne, and will be held at the
Ventura College Theater Sept. 13 at 7 p.m.
The real Gidget, Kathy Kohner-Zuckerman, will also be in attendance
to sign her re-released book which was the basis for the famous
surf movie, "Gidget."
All proceeds go to benefit the Stanley's Reef Foundation.
WTT kicks off league play
with Dunlop Demo Day
World Team Tennis Competition returnsthis weekend. The six-team,
36-player league features singles, doubles, and mixed doubles.
Adults start Friday at 10 a.m. and play each Saturday for 11
Juniors also start Friday and play for 11 weeks. The junior
WTT is for children registered in the Recreation Department
Tennis Program, but open enrollment is available. Cost is $39
for adults and $35 for juniors.
Opening day will be Dunlop Demo Day with new rackets available
to use and a chance to hit for prizes.
Relax your mind and body with
t'ai chi ch'uan
T'ai chi ch'uan is an ancient meditative martial art, which Clifton
Gore will guide class participants through.
It involves slow, controlled movements, whose benefits include
stress reduction and improved balance and health. Loose clothing
and low-heeled shoes are recommended.
Ages 16 and up are welcome to the class, which is held at the
Boyd Center Mondays from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays from
9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Classes are $8 per participant.
Wildcat Golf Classic set for
Villanova Preparatory School will hold its annual Wildcat Golf
Classic on Friday morning, Oct. 3, at the Ojai Valley Inn &
Participants and sponsors will benefit the Father John Glynn,
OSA, Scholarship Fund, which provides tuition assistance to students
from families demonstrating financial need.
Player fee is $250 and includes 18 holes of golf, cart, gourmet
lunch, goodie bag and the chance to win great prizes.
Tee sign and other sponsorships are available. To become a sponsor
or reserve space for one player or a foursome, contact Heather
Clopton, Villanova Development Office at 646-1464. Flier and
registration information are available upon request.
Make Thursday night yoga
Join instructor Lys Martin for an evening of yoga each Thursday
night at the Boyd Center.
From 5:30 to 6:45 p.m., participants will improve their stability,
strength and flexibility through gentle movement, breathing and
meditation. Yoga, made popular by celebrities, is a proven way
to lose weight as well as gain strength and lengthen muscles.
The cost is $10 per drop-in class for ages 16 and up.
Call the ORD at 646-1872 for more information.