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City of Port Hueneme
250 North Ventura Road
Port Hueneme, CA 93041

Monday -Thursday
7:30 a.m.- 5:30 p.m.

Alternate Fridays
8:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m.
(closed every other Friday -
see Calendar for dates)

Ph: (805) 986 - 6500
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Community Center

Orvene S. Carpenter Community Center

Facility Rental Information
This state-of-the-art facility is located next to the Ray Prueter Library and Bubbling Springs Park. The Community Center features a large auditorium with a stage, kitchen facilities, outside patio, children’s play area and meeting rooms available for rent.

2016 Facility Rental Policies 
2016 Facility Rental Policies - Spanish

2016 Facility Rates
2016 Facility Rates - Spanish

Application for Reservation
Application for Reservation - Spanish  

Classes and Programs
Recreation offers many programs in the arts that inspire. We offer Dance, gymnastics, chess lessons and a variety of classes for tots, teens, and adults, as well as for our Senior Citizens. We offer a variety of programs during the week (days and evenings). If you have any question about classes, please call (805) 986-6542 or stop by the center.

Senior Nutrition Program
Home Delivered Meal Program
All seniors age 60 and over who are unable to prepare their own meals because of physical disabilities and are homebound are eligible for home delivered meals. This service is provided by the City of Port Hueneme’s Senior Nutrition Program. Nutritious meals are delivered to the home. Suggested donated cost per meal is $3.00 (including delivery). For more information call (805) 986-6676. You may also download the application for Senior Nutrition Home Delivered Meals in English or Spanish.

Application for Home Delivered Meals - English or Spanish.

MuseumPort Hueneme Historical MuseumMusuem Interior
The Port Hueneme Historical Museum 
is located at 220 Market Street in Port Hueneme.

Built in 1925, the Museum houses historical artifacts, photographs, and information on the history of the Hueneme area. Architect Myron Hunt designed the building, and he was also responsible for designing the Bard Mansion, Huntington Library, and the Ambassador Hotel.

The Museum is open on Tuesdays and Fridays from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00p.m., and every third Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 

Displays are maintained by the Department of Recreation and Community Services and the Historical Commission. 
                                                   Please call (805) 986-6542 for more information. 

Distinguished Speaker Series
All ages welcome and Free of charge

The Museum is hosting a "Distinguished Speaker Series" featuring special guest speakers sharing experiences or historical information about people and places in Ventura County. This is a wonderful opportunity if you are interested in local history. These events normally are held on Saturdays at the Museum, but see the schedule below for exact dates and times.

August 20, 2016 
Joanna Bard Newton (Daughter of Richard Bard) presented by Georgia Newton Pulos.

September 17, 2016
History of the Hispanic Population in Port Hueneme presented by Council Member Sylvia Munoz Schnopp. 

October 22, 2016
What the City of Port Hueneme has done for the Oxnard Harbor District presented by Mayor Doug Breeze.

October 23, 2016
Jewish Heritage and History in Ventura County and Hueneme presented by Diane Boydtun.
(Note: This is Sunday instead of the usual Saturday).

October 29, 2016
Update on Port of Hueneme Security presented by Will Berg.

November 5, 2016
50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War presented by Captain Bill Hodge, Captain Bob Quinn, Master Chief Jim Daniels and Corporal Ron Mongeau.

December 10, 2016 
A Tribute to Elaine Garber presented by Lydia Stevenson. Elaine will be receiving the “People Who Make a Difference” Award.

January 28, 2017
The History of Citrus Labels in Ventura County presented by Jim Campos.