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Santa Clarita Top Things To Do – May 1, 2013

Santa Clarita Top Things To Do – May 1, 2013

Taste Of The Town
Santa Clarita Man & Woman Of The Year
Grace Baptist “The Curious Savage”
Wine & Business Mixer “Search Engine Optimization Made Easy”
Assistance League “Operation School Bell 5K Run/Walk”
College Of The Canyons “Job & Career Fair”
Carousel Ranch “How The West Was Won”
SCV Latino Chamber of Commerce “Cinco De Mayo”
And More…And Upcoming…

Taste Of The Town
When:  Sunday, May 5 from 1-5pm
Where:  Mann Biomedical Park, 25104 Rye Canyon Loop, near Copperhill and Kelly Johnson Parkway
Details:  Child & Family Center’s premier event is Taste of the Town.  Over 40 restaurants and caterers serve up all the food you can eat, all the wine and beer you can drink, plus entertainment, silent and live auctions in a beautiful garden setting.  Tickets are $65 for general admission and $100 reserved seating (presale only).  This event is adults only.  KHTS is selling the general admission tickets. More information is available by calling 661-259-9439 or online.

SCV Man & Woman of the Year Dinner
When:  Friday, May 3 at 6pm
Where:  Hyatt Regency Valencia, 24500 Town Center Drive (at McBean Parkway)
Details:  The 47th Annual Santa Clarita Valley Man & Woman of the Year dinner is the premier volunteer recognition event.  The purpose of the event is to honor men and women who have given outstanding volunteer service to the Santa Clarita Valley area.  The committee selecting the winners is comprised of previous honorees.   Tickets and more information are available online or by calling 661-257-2900. 


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Grace Baptist “The Curious Savage”
When:  see play times below
Where:  Grace Baptist Church, the F Modular Theater, 22833 Copper Hill Drive (at Copperhill &Seco) 
Details:  Grace Baptist is featuring John Patrick’s smart comedy “The Curious Savage”, presented by Fathom Productions.  The Curious Savage is a poignant play that puts the fun in dysfunctional and will leave you pondering the longings of the human heart.  Performance Dates and Times:  Saturday, May 4 – 1pm, Sunday, May 5 – 4pm, Thursday, May 9 – 7pm, Friday, May 10 – 7pm and Saturday, May 11 – 1pm.   Suggested donation is $10 each or two for $16 at the door.  More information is available by calling661-296-8737 or online.

Wine & Business Mixer “SEO – Search Engine Optimization – Made Easy”
When:  Monday, May 6 at 5:15pm
Where:  Salt Creek Grille, 24415 Town Center Drive, #115, Valencia (near the Regal/Edwards Valencia Theatres)
Details:  Business and pleasure – an easy mixing with worthwhile results.  It all started with Santa Clarita’s own SEO guru Chaz Key having a glass of wine with a couple of friends that increased to four groups of local businesses, and now six groups that are both local and surrounding area businesses.  This Wine & Business Mixer at Salt Creek Grille will give you a chance to network, make new friends, and meet up with old friends.  The added benefit of the event will be the opportunity to learn about SEO – Search Engine Optimization Made Easy.  RSVP is a must.  Read more in an article on the KHTS website.  

Assistance League “Operation School Bell 5K Run/Walk”
When:  Sunday, May 5, registration begins at 6:30am
Where:  Newhall Park, 24923 Newhall Avenue, Newhall
Details:  The Assistance League is holding their Operation School Bell 5K Run/Walk.  All proceeds from the race will support the Operation School Bell program in the Santa Clarita Valley.  The program provides new shoes and clothing for children in need.  All age groups are welcome.  The 1K Kids Fun Run starts at 8am.  The 5K Run/Walk starts at 8:15am.  Pre-registration offers a break in fees.  Register online.  

COC Job & Career Fair
When:  Wednesday, May 8 from 11am-2pm
Where:  College of the Canyons Canyon Country Campus, Carl A. Rasmussen Amphitheater, 17200 Sierra Highway, Canyon Country
Details:  College of the Canyons is holding an open-to-the-public Job & Career Fair.  There will be a variety of employers seeking to fill entry, middle and upper level employment opportunities.  Participants should “dress for success”.  There will be a series of workshops with tips, techniques and information for job seekers to use when looking for employment.  More information is available by calling 661-362-3286 or online 

Carousel Ranch “How the West Was Won Trap Shoot”
When:  Friday, May 3 at 9am
Where:  Oak Tree Gun Club, 23121 Coltrane Avenue, Santa Clarita
Details:  What better way to spend a Friday morning than being with good friends while raising money for the kids at Carousel Ranch at the 5th Annual How the West Was Won Trap Shoot.  Each team or each shooter will receive three rounds of trap, gun rental, ammunition, targets, an opportunity to win prizes, and a BBQ lunch.  Call 661-268-8010 for more information or register online.   

Cinco De Mayo at Old Town Newhall
When:  Sunday, May 5 from noon-5pm
Where:  Main Street in Old Town Newhall
Details:  The SCV Latino Chamber of Commerce invites everyone to celebrate Cinco de Mayo featuring music, dancers, performances, food, prizes and fun.  More information is available by calling 661-250-4892 or online.  

And More…

Valley Performing Arts Center “Chef Jacques Pepin”
When:  Saturday, May 4 at 8pm
Where:  Valley Performing Arts Center at CSUN, 18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge
Details:  Valley Performing Arts Center is hosting internationally recognized French chef, television personality, and bestselling author, Jacques Pepin.  More information is available by calling 818-677-3000 or online.  

City of Santa Clarita – Art SLAM
When:  Thursday, April 2 from 7-11pm
Where:  Main Street in Old Town Newhall
Details:  The City of Santa Clarita  holds Art SLAM the first Thursday of every month.  At Art SLAM you can enjoy interactive art happenings featuring local and regional visual artists, performers and more.  This week featured artists use recycled, re-purposed and raw materials.  More information can be found online.  

Castaic Days Festival
When:  Saturday, May 4 from 12-6pm and Sunday, may 5 from 11am-4pm
Where:  Castaic Lake, 32132 Castaic Lake Drive, Castaic
Details:  The Castaic Days Outdoor Festival will be a full day of entertainment for the whole family.  The festival will have live music and entertainment, Reptacular Animals Petting Zoo and pony rides, Arts and Crafts, Climb Quest Climbing Wall, the Creekside Classic Auto Show (on Sunday) and so much more.  The event is free.  Parking is $5.  More information is available online

Lancaster Performing Arts “Big Band Blowout!”
When:  Saturday, May 4 at 8pm
Where:  Lancaster Performing Arts Center, 750 W. Lancaster Blvd., Lancaster
Details:  Lancaster Performing Arts Center has the “Big Band Blowout”.  “Playing everything from Glenn Miller to Gordon Goodwin, this blowout concert will be a feast for big band devotees.”  More information is available by calling 661-723-5950 or online.  

College Of The Canyons “Star Party”
When:  Friday, May 3 from 7:30-10pm
Where:  College of the Canyons, Canyon Country Campus, Carl A. Rasmussen Amphitheater
Details:  The Spring Star Party at College of the Canyons will feature guest speaker, Dr. Gerard Van Belle, an astronomer from Lowell Observatory.  Topics include direct imaging of stars, observation of galaxies, double-star systems, and the star Regulus in the constellation Leo.  Admission is free.  More information is available by calling 661-362-3802 or online.  

College of the Canyons Music-“Arranged by Dirk: A Night of Memories”
When:  Friday, May 3 at 7:30pm
Where:  Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at COC Valencia Campus, 26455 Rockwell Canyon, Valencia
Details:  “College of the Canyons is paying tribute to the life and work of longtime College of the Canyons jazz professor Dirk Fischer.  This special event will include selections of music composed or arranged by Fischer, and performed by the award-winning College of the Canyons Studio Jazz Ensemble.”  More information and tickets are available by calling 661-362-5304 or online

American Cancer Society “Cancer Survivor Event”
When:  Saturday, May 4 from 10am-2pm
Where:  Westfield Valencia Town Center
Details:  Join in the fun, door prizes, raffles, food and much more at the American Cancer Society “Cancer Survivor Event”.  It is also an opportunity to register for the 15th annual Relay for Life to be held on May 18.  RSVP by calling 661-259-7726. 

Combat Radio Celebrity Charity Soccer Invitational
When:  Sunday, May 5 at 5pm
Where:  Canyon High School, 19300 Nadal Street, Canyon Country
Details:  Come to the Combat Radio Celebrity Charity Soccer Invitational to benefit Project Kindle.  See actor Adrian Paul from “Highlander,” cast members from Spartacus, Falling Skies, Mad Men, True Blood, Weeds, Breaking Bad, Paranormal Activity, and women’s Pro-Am Team Blue Heat in action.  Play-by-play will be called by Lex Lang (Justice League, Batman and the Avengers).  More information can be found online

1st Annual Charity Chili Cook-Off
When:  Thursday, May 2 at 5:30pm
Where:  Embassy Suites, 28508 Westinghouse Place, Valencia
Details:  The local real estate community is holding their 1st Annual Charity Chili Cook-Off.  The Cook-Off will benefit Sparks of Love, SCV Youth Project, DVC of Santa Clarita Valley, Rescues on the Runway, and the Wounded Warrior Project.  Entry fee for the chili contest is $50.  Donation for the event is $5 or more.  For more information call 661-816-4234. 

Summer Meltdown
When:  Saturday, May 4
Where:  Santa Clarita Valley Skatepark, Center Pointe Parkway
Details:  Yes I Can (YIC) students in the William S. Hart District will be producing the 10th Annual Summer Meltdown Autism Awareness Arts & Music Festival.  This event “has always included top names in the music industry including: Stephen Perkins of Jane’s Addiction, Cisco Adler, Shwayze, Chris Young and Iration.  This year will be no exception.”  For more information call 661-904-6406.

And Upcoming…

California Strawberry Festival – tickets
When:  Saturday, May 18 from 10am-6:30pm and Sunday, May 19 from 10am-6:30pm
Where:  Strawberry Meadows of College Park, 3250 South Rose Avenue, Oxnard
Details:  The 30th Annual California Strawberry Festival plans to be the best festival ever.  The festival will be jam-packed with all your favorite strawberry indulgences at over 50 food booths.  There will be concert stages, Strawberryland For Kids with free rides and attractions, fine arts and crafts booths, games, contests and more.  KHTS is selling adult tickets at half price – $12 value, your cost $6.  Purchase tickets online or at our radio station studio at 27225  Camp Plenty Road, Suite 8.  Purchase early, last year KHTS sold out.  See more of what the California Strawberry Festival 2012 has to offer online.  

Real Life Church “Leadercast” – early registration
When:  Friday, May 10 from 8am-3:30pm
Where:  Real Life Church, 23841 Newhall Ranch Road, between Grandview and McBean
Details:  Community business leaders can access the knowledge and experience of world renowned leaders by attending “Leadercast” at Real Life Church.”  The Chick-Fil-A “Leadercast is a one-day leader development event broadcast from Atlanta, Georgia to hundreds of sites through the United States.  Some of this year’s speakers:  Jack Welch, Mike Krzyzewski, Sanya Richards-Ross and Condolezza Rice.  More information, the full line-up of speakers and ticket information is available by calling 661-775-2041 or online.  

Ice Station Valencia – Registration for Summer Camp
When:  registration is now open
Where:  Ice Station Valencia, 27745 North Smyth Drive, Valencia (across from Valencia High)
Details:  Ice Station Valencia has the Coolest Camp in Santa Clarita.  Kidtastic runs from June 17-August 9, Monday through Friday.  Kidtastic offers ice skating lessons, crafts and games.  Polar Bears (ages 7-12) and Penguins (ages 4-6) participate in broomball, introduction to speed skating and hockey, play in the snow, and more.  Every Friday, both Penguins and Polar Bears compete in Ice Station Valencia Winter Olympics.  For more information call 661-775-8686 or online.  

Looking for more events or want to register your event – check out the KHTS Community Calendar 

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Santa Clarita Top Things To Do – May 1, 2013



Source: Santa Clarita News


Santa Clarita Top Things To Do – May 1, 2013

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