Today: Richard Dean, incumbent county clerk and recorder, will host a $20-a-plate barbecue fund-raiser; OST Park in Ventura, 2951 Ventura Ave.; 12:30 to 3 p.m. Reservations: 659-0693.
Today: U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer will discuss women’s health issues at a Santa Barbara Women’s Political Committee brunch. Home of Susan Rose and Alan Ghitterman, 928 Las Palmas Drive, Santa Barbara; 10 a.m. to noon; Admission is $35. Reservations: (805) 568-5556.
Sunday: Moorpark Councilman Scott Montgomery, a candidate for Ventura County supervisor, will host a barbecue fund-raiser. Hilltop ranch of Pete Peters: 7155 Walnut Canyon Road in Moorpark; 3 to 7 p.m; $15 for adults, $5 for children. Information: 579-9566.
Sunday: Republican state Senate candidate Steve MacElvaine hosts a barbecue fund-raiser at Paul and Carolyn Leavens’ beach cabin; 4044 Faria Road in Ventura; 2 to 5 p.m.; $60 per person. Information: 659-0706 or 492-9494.
Sunday: Simi Valley City Councilwoman Barbara Williamson, a candidate for Ventura County supervisor, will host a fund-raising dinner at La Fuente Mexican Restaurant. 1408 E. Los Angeles Ave., Simi Valley; 1 to 4 p.m.; $25 per person or $50 per family. Information: 522-8788.
Monday: Mark Boos Benhard, a Republican candidate in the 24th Congressional District race, will be the guest at a meeting of the Conejo Valley Toastmasters; Los Robles Bank at Thousand Oaks Boulevard and Moorpark Avenue; 7:45 p.m. Reservations: (818) 226-6829.
May 3: Ventura County Supt. of Schools Charles Weis and school principal Dan Flynn, who is challenging Weis for his job, will participate in a debate co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters and the Ventura County Federation of School Employees at the James F. Cowan Conference Center at Camarillo Airport. Although the debate will focus on employee issues, it is open to the public and will include an audience question-and-answer session; 6 p.m. Information: 654-2602.
May 4: Kevin Ready and Frank Stephenson, who are competing for the Democratic nomination in the 23rd Congressional District race, will participate in a debate sponsored by the Democratic Club of Ventura. International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Union Hall; 3994 E. Main St. in Ventura; 7 p.m. Information: 642-5113.
May 4: The Conejo Valley Assn. of Realtors will sponsor a round-table discussion with the five candidates competing for the Ventura County supervisorial seat representing Thousand Oaks. Conejo Valley Assn. of Realtors Building; 463 Pennsfield Place; 4 to 6 p.m. The public is invited. Information: 495-4681.
May 5: Ventura County supervisorial candidate Madge Schaefer will host a Cinco de Mayo celebration and fund-raiser at Willow Bend Pavilion in Thousand Oaks. Conejo Creek Park North; 1379 E. Janss Road; 4:30 to 8 p.m.; $25. Reservations: 492-0690.
May 5: The West Valley chapter of United We Stand, America will host a question-and-answer forum for candidates in the 24th Congressional District race. Parkman Middle School; 20800 Burbank Blvd.; Woodland Hills; 6 to 9:30 p.m. Information: (818) 342-2861.
May 12: William Baker, a candidate for Ventura County auditor-controller, will be the guest speaker of a meeting of the Conejo Valley Chapter of United We Stand, America. UWSA meeting room at 3055 Thousand Oaks Blvd. The public is invited. Information: 374-1331.
Fax campaign calendar submissions to 658-5576 or mail to 5200 Valentine Road, Suite 140, Ventura, CA 93003. The deadline is 5 p.m. Thursday for upcoming events. Please include contact person and telephone number.