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Santa Clarita Top Things To Do – May 22, 2013

Santa Clarita Top Things To Do – May 22, 2013

Memorial Day Tribute
Canyon Theatre Guild “The Fox On The Fairway”
Domestic Violence Center SCV “Fairy Berry Breakfast & Fairy Home Contest”
REP “To Kill A Mockingbird”
Six Flags Hurricane Harbor “Opening Day”
Placerita Nature Center “Creepy Crawlies”
Straightening Reins “Open Barn”
And Upcoming…

Memorial Day Tribute
When:  Monday, May 27 at 10am
Where:  Eternal Valley Memorial Park, 23287 North Sierra Highway, Newhall
Details: The 25th Annual Tribute to Veterans will be especially memorable with year’s tribute dedicated to American POWs and MIAs.  The Condor Squadron aircraft will be flying overhead.  There will be a flag presentation and Rifle Salute by the Marine Corps League of Simi Valley.  This year’s guest speaker is Santa Clarita City Manager, Kenneth Striplin.  The SCV Concert Band and the Santa Clarita Master Chorale will be performing.  At the Veterans Memorial Wall, there will a reading of the 850 names.  Parking is available in the Park and along Sierra Highway.  Near the Park entrance there will be golf carts available to bring attendees to the ceremony.  Bring folding chairs and/or blankets.  Read more in a story on the KHTS website.  

Canyon Theatre Guild “The Fox On The Fairway”
When:  Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm on May 24, 25, June 1, 8, 14, 15, 21 and 22; Sundays at 2pm on June 2 and 16; Sunday at 6pm on June 9
Where:  Canyon Theatre Guild, 24242 Main Street, Old Town Newhall
Details:  Canyon Theatre Guild has the Ken Ludwig high comedy “The Fox on the Fairway”.  “The Fox on the Fairway is the playwright’s tribute to the great English farces of the 1930s and 1940s.  It takes audiences on a hilarious romp which pulls the rug out from underneath the stuffy denizens of a private country club.  Filled with mistaken identities, slamming doors, and over-the-top romantic shenanigans, it’s a furiously paced comedy that recalls the Marx Brothers’ classics.”  KHTS has a special connection with “The Fox on the Fairway”, KHTS’ own wildly entertaining Morning Man, George Cummings is the male lead in the comedy.  Tickets are $12 and $15.  Tickets are available by calling 799-2702.  More information and directions are available online


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Domestic Violence Center SCV “1st Annual Fairy Berry Breakfast and Give A Fairy A Home & Beyond” Event
When:  Saturday, May 25 from 8-10:30am with festivities continuing through noon
Where:  Tea Gardens, 26111 Bouquet Canyon Road (just south of Cinema Drive, in same center as IHOP)
Details:  The Domestic Violence Center of the Santa Clarita Valley is holding their “1st Annual Fairy Berry Breakfast and Give a Fairy a Home & Beyond” event.  Fairy Homes made of natural materials including moss, wood, twigs, flowers, shells, pinecones, feathers and pebbles will be on display for judging and ultimately available for a silent auction.  The Fairy Homes promise to be miniature structures of creativity.  A waffle and berry breakfast will be served before winners are selected.  More information and tickets are available by calling 259-8175 or online

Repertory East Playhouse “To Kill A Mockingbird”
When: now through June 15; Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm; Sunday Matinees at 2pm
Where:  Repertory East Playhouse, 24266 Main Street, Old Town Newhall
Details:  The spring production at Repertory East Playhouse is Harper Lee’s American classic “To Kill A Mockingbird”.  “Set in Alabama during the Great Depression, To Kill a Mockingbird follows the journey of Jem and Scout Finch, whose father has been appointed to defend Tom Robinson, a black man framed for a crime he didn’t commit.”  More information and tickets are available by calling 288-0000 or online.  

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor – “Opening Day”
When:  opens Saturday, May 25, hours available online
Where:  Six Flags Hurricane Harbor, 26101 Magic Mountain Parkway, Valencia
Details:  Six Flags Hurricane Harbor will again provide us with a summer of wet fun.  Wherever you are on the “Thrill Rating” – mild, moderate or maximum – you are sure to be thoroughly entertained at Hurricane Harbor.  Take the “mild” River Cruise where you coast along a 1,300-foot-long lazy river.  The “moderate” Lost Temple Rapids is a rafting adventure along the winding waterways of the ancient and mysterious LostTemple aqueduct.  For those looking for a “maximum” experience, scale the heights of Taboo Tower with it’s Secret Passage, Daredevil Plunge and Escape Chute before sliding back to earth at extremely high speed. New this season is Cabana Cove, a sprawling oasis featuring private rental cabanas with table, lounge chairs, food and beverage wait service and free tube rentals.   Hurricane Harbor right here in our own backyard.  Ticket information, hours, FAQs and more can be found online.

Placerita Nature Center “Creepy Crawlies”
When: Sunday, May 26 at 2pm
Where:  Placerita Nature Center, 19152 Placerita Canyon Road, Newhall
Details:  The Placerita Nature Center takes us inside to learn about the “Creepy Crawlies of the Natural World”.  Most people like butterflies but not everyone can say the same for bees, wasps, beetles and such.  The Nature Center hopes to bring all of us to an appreciation of Santa Clarita creepy crawlies.  More information is available by calling 259-7721 or online

Jack’s Angels – “Jump For Jack”
When:  Friday, May 24, 10am to 11pm
Where:  Jump 5150, 28381 Constellation (off of Kelly Johnson Parkway)
Details: Jack’s Angels  is holding a “Jump for Jack” fundraiser at Jump 5150.  Jump 5150 has indoor trampoline fun for all ages.  Jack’s Angels receives 30% from the day.  Jack’s Angels is a non-profit whose mission is to fund research for Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG), an aggressive and deadly pediatric brain tumor.  Learn more about Jack’s Angels, “Jump for Jack” and DIPG online.  

SRD-Straightening Reins “Open Barn”
When:  Thursday, May 23 from 4-6pm
Where:  Straightening Reins, 30255 Quail Trail Road, near Vasquez Canyon, on the left along San Francisquito Canyon – 2.6 miles from Copper Hill
Details:  SRD-Straightening Reins is an organization which uses horses as a tool to promote emotional growth in teens.  To help bring awareness to this new organization, SRD-Straightening Reins is hosting an “Open Barn” to introduce the community to the organizations classes and support groups that teach teens how to be creative through photography, painting and interactions with horses and barnyard animals in order to understand their feelings and struggles.SRD-Straightening Reins was started by a local mother, Debbie Rocha, who lost her daughter, Samantha Dyer-Rocha, in a tragic suicide and an owner of a local ranch who lost a child to cystic fibrosis.  Read a story on the KHTS website.  Learn more about SRD-Straightening Reins by calling 263-9371or online

And Upcoming

Thunder On The Lot
When:  Saturday, June 8 from 2-11pm and Sunday, June 9 from 10am-6pm
Where:  Antelope Valley Fairgrounds, 
Details:  This year marks the 19th year for Thunder On The Lot.  The event is a huge motorcycle show, custom/classic car show, low rider show, import car show, natural gas vehicles show, green energy exhibit, drifting races, and stunt farm/motorcycle stunt show.  There will be a carnival and over 100 vendors.  On Saturday, the main stage will feature MLC, Jason Scott, Judge Jackson and Great White.  The Car Show Stage will feature L’Insanity, Angeles Band, Jay Gordon & Blues Venom, and Bullfrogg Blues Band with special guest Mo Grundy.  You’ll have a chance at winning a brand new Harley Davidson bike, a $25,000 in-ground swimming pool and much more.  KHTS is selling tickets to Saturday’s Thunder On The Lot by coming into the station or online. More information, directions, concert line-up and more can be found online.  

Golden Valley High School Band “The International Sonora Show”
When:  Friday, May 31 at 7pm
Where:  Golden Valley High School, 27051 Robert C. Lee Parkway (near Golden Valley Parkway and Sierra Highway)
Details:  Golden Valley High School Band Boosters are hosting a benefit concert starring Kiko Vargas and The International Sonora Show with an orchestra of professional singers and musicians performing the popular dance music, Cumbia.  Kiko is a supporter of music education and is excited to promote multi-cultural music in Santa Clarita.  Kiko and his band will be performing with the Golden Valley High School band and members of the Hart District Honor Bands.  Proceeds benefit the Hart District Honor Bands.  Information and tickets are available online with KHTS or online with Golden Valley High School band.

COC Sign-Ups – Athletics Youth Summer Camps
When:  now
Where:  College of the Canyons
Details:  It’s time to register for College of the Canyons youth summer camps.  This year’s offerings are in baseball, basketball, soccer and volleyball.  The camps are staffed and run by Cougar coaches and student-athletes.  The camps, held from June to July, are for kids of all skill levels.  More information and registration is available by calling 362-5494 or online.  

COC Sign-Ups – COC Summer Institute
When:  now
Where:  College of the Canyons
Details:  Register your students, entering seventh, eighth, ninth and tenth grades, for the popular career exploration College Summer Institute.  The Summer Institute provides hands-on career exploration and learning opportunities in a variety of areas and subject including:  robotics, motion picture special effects, video game design, sports medicine, digital photography, architecture, welding and alternative energy fabrication.  More information is available 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.

Also brought to you by our friends at Facey Medical Center.


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




Source: Santa Clarita News


Santa Clarita Top Things To Do – May 22, 2013

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