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Santa Clarita Top Things To Do – May 8, 2013

Santa Clarita Top Things To Do – May 8, 2013

Sky High Sports “Grand Opening”
Real Life Church “Leadercast”
Grace Baptist “The Curious Savage
Fast Frame Valencia “Congressional Art”
REP “To Kill A Mockingbird”
And More…And Upcoming…

Sky High Sports “Grand Opening”
When:  Tuesday, May 14 from 3-8pm
Where:  Sky High Sports, 28658 The Old Road, Valencia
Details:  The Grand Opening of Sky High Sports, The Trampoline Place will be spectacular and KHTS will be there broadcasting.  Sky High has all trampoline floors and all trampoline walls.  There is a special Kid Zone for jumpers under 52 inches tall.  During the Grand Opening there will be discounted jumping throughout the event, raffles, food from Stone Fire and more.  KHTS will bring the 1948 Mack Fire truck for the kids to climb on and pose as firefighter in photographs.  Stop by for the jumping fun and say, “Hi” to KHTS.  KHTS is giving away a pair of tickets for one hour jumping at Sky High Sports – just listen for the Prize Man on-air or go to our KHTS Facebook page Read more in a story on the KHTS website.  More information is available by calling 775-6300 or online

Real Life Church “Leadercast”
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

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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:  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. Read a story on “The Curious Savage” on the KHTS website. More information is available by calling 296-8737 or online.

Fast Frame Valencia “Congressional Art”
When: now through Wednesday, May 15 
Where:  Fast Frame Valencia, 24204 Valencia Boulevard, Valencia (in the Kohl’s/Whole Foods Center)
Details:  Fast Frame Valencia  is hosting the artwork submissions for the Congressional Art 2013 contest.  Artwork from high school students (grade 9-12) who are residents of the California 25th District have been accepted for the Congressional Art 2013 contest.  The winner will be selected on Thursday, May 9.  The winning submission will be put on display in the United States Congressional tunnel in Washington, D.C. for visitors to and members of Congress to enjoy.  Read a story about the contest is on the KHTS website Fast Frame Valencia welcomes the community to view the artwork.

REP “To Kill A Mockingbird”
When: May 10 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.  

And More

City of SC – Tell The City Campaign
When:  on-going campaign
Where:  online, see details
Details:  The City of Santa Clarita wants to know what we think.  If you have thoughts on City issues, projects, programs or services, the City needs your input on how to communicate residents.  The City is surveying to learn how residents want to be communicated with, when, where and on what types of issues.  The surveys will be analyzed and used in the creation of a new public participation plan to be prepared later this year, in collaboration with us, the community.  Read a KHTS story on the City’s campaign.  Take a few minutes for an online survey and Tell The City. And, since you are reading it here, please don’t forget to include KHTS! 

Valley Performing Arts Center “Michael Feinstein In Concert”
When:  Saturday, May 11 at 8pm
Where:  Valley Performing Arts Center at CSUN, 18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge
Details:  Valley Performing Arts Center  has Michael Feinstein, dubbed “The Ambassador of the Great American Songbook”.  “Grammy-nominated artist Michael Feinstein is considered one of the premier interpreters of American standards.”  More information and tickets are available by calling 818-677-3000 or online.  

Lancaster Performing Arts “Cinderella”
When:  Saturday, May 11 at 7pm and Sunday, May 12 at 2pm
Where:  Lancaster Performing Arts Center, 750 W. Lancaster Blvd., Lancaster
Details:  Lancaster Performing Arts Center  has the classic rags-to-riches story with the ballet “Cinderella”.  “From dancing with a broomstick to magically entering the ballroom en pointe in fanciful slippers, Cinderella discovers her dreams have come true within the arms of a Prince.”  More information and tickets are available by calling 723-5950 or online

City of Santa Clarita – “Amgen Tour Of California”
When:  see details below for various events
Where:  Salt Creek Grille, 24415 Town Center Drive; Valencia (near the Regal Edwards Theatres)
Details:  The City of Santa Clarita is again a part of the Amgen Tour of California.  Amgen Tour of California is America’s most successful cycling race held over eight days.  This cycling road race features elite professional teams and athletes from around the world.  This year’s race brings 16 of the world’s top professional cycling teams to compete in the 750 mile course of California highways and roadways. On Monday, May 13 from 7:30-9pm you can be part of the Viewing Party at Salt Creek Grille.  Monday’s race coverage starts at 8pm.  Tuesday, May 14 the Amgen Tour Stage 3 will end on Magic Mountain Parkway between Citrus and Auto Center Drive. The estimated time of the finish is 3:45pm and will be immediately followed by the presentation of the yellow leader jersey.  Take part in the Lifestyle Festival from 11am-4pm.  Wednesday, May 15 will be the Stage 4 Start on Town Center Drive.  Get autographs form your favorite riders prior to the start of the race sending the racers out of Santa Clarita on the route to Santa Barbara.  More information is available online.

Art For Jack “Celebrating Children’s Art”
When:  Saturday, May 11 from 1-7pm
Where:  Agua Dulce Women’s Club, 33201 Agua Dulce Canyon Road, Agua Dulce
Details: Jack’s Angels Foundation is holding “Art For Jack-Celebrating Children’s Art” featuring works from professional, student and child artists.  There will be exhibits, art workshops, auctions, live entertainment and magic acts.  This would be a great opportunity to purchase art for Mother’s Day.  All of the net proceeds will benefit brain tumor research at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.  Learn more about Jack’s Angels, James-William “Jack” Demeter and Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine (DIPG) online.

NorthPark Community Church “Mother’s Day”
When:  Sunday, May 12 at 9:00am, 10:30am and 11:45am
Where:  NorthPark Community Church, 28310 Kelly Johnson Parkway, Valencia (off Copperhill & Newhall Ranch)
Details:  Celebrate Mother’s Day at NorthPark Community Church  NorthPark “celebrates and honors the women in our lives with a special message and a small token of their beauty for each woman who attends.”  More information is available by calling 296-6784 or online.  

“Stamp Out Hunger”
When:  Saturday, May 11
Where:  your home mailbox
Details:  The National Association of Letter Carriers is holding the 21st Annual Stamp Out Hunger Day.  The food collected will be delivered to local food banks.  To help feed those in need all you need to do is bag up food items and place them by your mailbox for your letter carrier to pick-up.  Donate items like: canned meats, fish, soup, juice, vegetables, pasta, cereal and rice.  Please do not include items that have expired or are in glass containers.  For more information call 202-662-2489 or email

HMNMH 40th Annual Drive Safe Golf Classic
When:  Saturday, May 11
Where:  Valencia Country Club
Details:  Get ready for a day of golf with the 40th Annual Drive Safe Golf Classic presented by Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital Foundation and Frontier Toyota.  The day of golf will include contest, prizes, food, drinks, auctions, entertainment and more.  There will be a helicopter golf ball drop.  The helicopter will drop 1,800 golf balls on the driving range.  If your ticket matches the one of the 10 closest balls to land nearest the target hold, you will win cash prizes.  The evening brings the dinner, auction and award ceremony.  The day benefits Emergency and Trauma Services at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital. More information on the golf classic and awards ceremony dinner is available by calling 200-1200 or online.

Placerita Canyon Nature Center “Open House & Family Festival”
When:  Saturday, May  11 from 10am-3pm
Where:  Placerita Canyon Nature Center, 19152 Placerita Canyon, Newhall
Details:  The Placerita Nature Center is hosting their annual Open House & Family Festival.  This year’s theme is “Celebrating the Year of the Snake”. Fun activities will center on snakes and other creatures found in the Santa Clarita Valley.  There will be a treasure hunt, animal presentation, panning for Fool’s Gold, guided hikes, conservation and wildlife exhibits, and more.  Children’s face painting and crafts are available for a nominal fee.  Parking and admission is free.  More information is available by calling 259-7721 or online.  

College of the Canyons Theatre “Lend Me A Tenor”
When:  Thursday, May 9 at 8pm; Friday, May 10 at 8pm; Saturday, May 11 at 8pm; and Sunday, may 12 at 2pm
Where:  Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at COC Valencia Campus, 26455 Rockwell Canyon, Valencia
Details:  College of the Canyons Theatre  has the hilarious play “Lend Me a Tenor” that takes us back to 1934 and the Cleveland Grand Opera, when the world-famous tenor arrives drunk and things spin out of control.  Tickets and more information are available by calling 362-5304 or online

OLPH “Day of Golf”

When:  Wednesday, May 15
Where:  Robinson Ranch Golf Club, 27734 Sand Canyon Road, Canyon Country
Details:  Our Lady of Perpetual Dad’s Club is holding the OLPH Help Charity Golf Classic will benefit the OLPH Catholic school grades K-8.  All proceeds will go directly to the school and right into the classroom.  More information is available online

College of the Canyons “Old, New, Borrowed, Blue – Music for Band”
When:  Monday, May 13 at 8pm
Where:  Dr. Dianne G. Van hook University Center lobby at COC Valencia Campus, 26455 Rockwell Canyon, Valencia
Details:  College of the Canyons Symphonic Band will present the concert event “Old, New, Borrowed, Blue – Music for Band”.  This free concert is open to the public.  It will include music by Mozart, Rosini, Holst, Respighi and original compositions by the band’s conductor, Raymond Burkhart.


Child & Family Center – “Parenting Teens & Tweens”
When:  Tuesday, May 14 from 6:30-7:30 pm
Where:  Canyon Country Community Center, 18792 Flying Tiger Drive (at Sierra Highway, north of Via Princessa)
Details:  Child & Family Center is hold a free workshop, “Parenting Teens & Tweens”.  Parents are invited to attend to learn about the changes their child is going through, why their relationship is changing, and how to guide their teens and tweens through these changes.  For more information, contact Phyllis Nadler, Child & Family Center, 259-9439, extension 3014 or online

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 G2012 has to offer online.  

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.

Habitat For Humanity “Women’s Empowerment Build”
When:  Saturday, May 18 from 9am-2pm
Where:  College of the Canyons Valencia Campus, Parking Lot 8, Valencia
Details:  Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita is holding the 2013 Women Empowerment Build (WE Build).  Local women will gather to build veteran homes.  The 2013 Chairwoman of the build is Cheri Fleming, owner of Valencia Acura and President-elect of Soroptomist International.  Female family members who are going to receive homes and female community members will come together to work towards a common goal of building for Humanity SF/SCV’s new Habitat for Heroes Veteran community here in Santa Clarita.  Registration includes a t-shirt and pink hard hat for each participant, continental breakfast, sponsor fair, safety briefing, building assignments, build, lunch and speakers, training and competitions.  Special this year will be the honoring of female veterans, widows of the fallen, and those who have persevered despite tragic losses incurred during wartime.  In addition to our speakers, there will be a special WWII Veteran who exemplifies women in the armed forces.  The event will be held off-site from where the homes are being built, but participants will be building elements of the neighborhood that will later go into the 87-home community here in Santa Clarita.  For more information and registration call 818-884-8808 or email  More information and registration is also available online.  

American Cancer Society “Relay For Life”
When:  Saturday, May 18 through Sunday morning, May 19
Where:  Central Park, 27150 Bouquet Canyon Road, Saugus
Details:  Get ready for the American Cancer Society’s heart-warming event Relay for Life.  It is an overnight community walk where teams take turns walking the track and supporters cheer on the teams. Relay for Life recognizes and celebrates those that are fighting cancer, those that have survived and those that have lost their battle.  The event also recognizes those who give time, love and support. The day includes food, games activities, entertainment and much needed informational booths.  The Opening Ceremony brings everyone together for a high-energy kick off at 10am followed by the Survivors Lap where cancer survivors take the first lap, celebrating their victory over cancer.  One of the most memorable parts of the event is the lighting of candles inside personalized bags the Luminaria Ceremony, which takes place after dark to remember those lost to cancer, honor those who have fought cancer in the past, and support those who continue the fight.  The Fight Back Ceremony symbolizes the emotional commitment to fight against cancer.  Learn more or register by calling 298-0886, option 3 or online.  

Teen Life Leadership Training with Alex Urbina
When:  Day One:  Saturday, May 18 begins with registration at 9:30am, start at 10am and ends at 6pm; Day Two: Sunday, May 19 begins promptly at 10am and ends at 4:40pm
Where:  SCVi Charter School, 28060 Hasley Canyon Road, Castaic
Details:  Teen Life Leadership Training with Alex Urbina is a life altering educational experience focused on self-awareness and leadership development for teens.  The workshop offers direct and powerful exercises where teens get to examine their own viewpoints and identify the self-limitations that get in the way of their maximum potential. Once identified, the students get multiple opportunities to break through some of the fears, doubts, and other insecurities that inhibit self-expression and the self-confidence they need to be living extraordinary lives.  For more information call 661-505-5021.

Bike To Work Day Challenge
When:  Thursday, May 16 
Where:  from home to work
Details:  The City of Santa Clarita is holding Santa Clarita’s 10th Annual Bike to Work Day Challenge.  Participants can enter into a raffle for prizes.  Bicycle pit stops will be stationed throughout the City for cyclist to enjoy free refreshment, gift certificates, movie tickets and more.  There is also a competition for businesses with participating employees.  Learn more and register online.  

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 of the Canyons 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.

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Source: Santa Clarita News

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