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Santa Clarita Top Things To Do – October 9, 2013

Santa Clarita Top Things To Do – October 9, 2013

Child & Family Center “Kid Expo”
YMCA Halloween Fun
SCV Youth Project “Poker Tournament”
SCV Taste of Expo
Repertory East Playhouse “God Of Carnage”
COC “Green Up”
Canyon Theatre Guild “Dial M For Murder” & “The Miracle Worker”
And More…And Upcoming…

Child & Family Center “Kid Expo”
When:  Sunday, October 13 from 11am-4pm
Where:  Golden Valley High School, 27051 Robert C. Lee Parkway, Canyon Country
Details:  The Child & Family Center’s 10th Annual Kid Expo presented by Providence Holy Cross Medical Center will have over 1200 exhibits of local businesses offering products and services for children.  The Expo will have Animal Tracks, a live animal show.  Kids can play in a bounce house or enjoy live stage performances, games, arts & crafts, reading and storytelling, art, music, sports, entertainment and more.  The Shakey Quakey Earthquake House and a L.A. County Fire Department hook and ladder truck will be available.  “From sports to karate, dance to art, gymnastics to books and tutors, kids and parents discovered the many local events and businesses available for children throughout the SCV.”  Admission for kids is free, and adult entry is $3.  Proceeds benefit Child & Family Center, which provides mental health services to children and families within the Santa Clarita Valley.  More information on exhibitors, activities and directions are available online.

YMCA Halloween Festivities
When:  Saturday, October 11 from 4-7pm
Where:  YMCA, 26147 McBean Parkway, Valencia
Details:  The Santa Clarita Valley Family YMCA is hosting its annual Halloween Festivities for families.  Expect family fun with indoor trick-or-treat, costume contests, a chili cook-off, haunted house center, games and crafts.  The YMCA invites you to come see what the “Y” has to offer.  For more information on the YMCA, call 661-253-3593 or visit online.

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 SCV Youth Project “Poker Tournament”
When:  Saturday, October 12, registration begins at 5pm
Where:  Valencia Country Club, 27330 North Tourney Road, Valencia
Details:  The SCV Youth Project 7th Annual Hold ‘Em Not Hassle ‘Em Poker Tournament will be bigger and better than ever.  Join Honorary Chair, Mayor Bob Kellar in an evening of food, drinks, poker, Casino Night and more.  There will be something for everyone.  The Grand Prize is entry into the 2014 World Series of Poker, a $1,500 value.  All proceeds to the event benefit the SCV Youth Project, a “nonprofit organization assisting at-risk adolescents in overcoming the challenges they face daily and avoiding behavior such as substance use, violence, unsafe sex, dropping out of school, bullying, peer pressure, depression, suicide, grief/loss, running away, and then some.”  The night’s buy-in is $125 and $40 Spectator/Casino Night entry.  More information and tickets are available by calling 661-257-9688 and online.

29th Annual SCV Taste of Expo
When:  Friday, October 11 from 5:30-8pm
Where:  Friends of hart Park & Museum, Hart Hall, 24151 Newhall Avenue, Newhall
Details:  The SCV Chamber of Commerce is holding their 29th Annual SCV Taste of Expo, the largest business mixer.  This event is the kick-off party and vendor VIP reception for next weekend’s Expo.  Over 16 local restaurants will be participating.  More information is available by calling 661-702-6977 or online.  

Repertory East Playhouse “God Of Carnage”
When:  through October 18 – Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm
Where:  Repertory East Playhouse, 24266 Main Street, Old Town Newhall
Details:  Repertory East Playhouse has the production “God of Carnage”.  The play was a Tony Award winning Broadway hit.  The story is based around two couples who get together to discuss the problem of their sons getting into a fight.  The evening results in chaos.  Rated REP-13 for adult language and content.  Theater doors and Hideaway Bar open at 7pm on Fridays and Saturdays.  For Sunday Matinees, the doors and Bar opens at 1pm.  Tickets are $25 for Adults and $20 for Students/Seniors.  Tickets and more information are available online

College Of The Canyons “Green Up: Community Action & Education”
When:  Saturday, October 12 from 9am-3pm
Where:  College of the Canyons, Valencia campus, Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia
Details:  College of the Canyons and the Santa Clarita Education Consortium (SCEEC) is hosting the first annual environmental leadership conference “Green Up: Community Action & Education”.  “The Santa Clarita Education Consortium (SCEEC) is an initiative of College of the Canyons, which operates as a private-public partnership with a mission to promote environmental literacy throughout the SCV.”  The conference is open to the public and admission is free.  Topics to be covered: environmental technology, green architecture & home design, business and sustainability, water conservation, eco-friendly gardening, renewable energy, and personal environmental responsibility and common best practices.  More information is available by calling 661-362-3188 or online

Canyon Theatre Guild “Dial M For Murder”
When: 8pm performances:  October 11, 19, 25, 26;  2pm performances: October 12, 20, 26
Where:  Canyon Theatre Guild, 24242 Main Street, Old Town Newhall
Details:  Canyon Theatre Guild has the “thrilling whodunit” “Dial M For Murder.  “The story centers around a man who marries his wife for her money, and plans to murder her for the same reason.  Things don’t always work out according to plan and in this case, the murderer gets murdered, the victim survives, and the audience is in for an evening of thrills and suspense.”  Tickets range from $12-17.  More information is available by calling 661-799-2702 or online.  

Canyon Theatre Guild “The Miracle Worker”                                         
When: 8pm performances: October 4, 12, 18, 26;  2pm performances: October 5, 13, 19, 27
Where:  Canyon Theatre Guild, 24242 Main Street, Old Town Newhall
Details:  “The Miracle Worker” is being performed at the Canyon Theatre Guild.  “’The Miracle Worker’ is the touching, true story of two amazing women: Helen Keller, a child who can neither see, nor hear, and her teacher Anne Sullivan who refuses to believe that Helen’s mind and spirit have to remain trapped in silence.  Annie and Helen struggle through a period of intense physical and emotional turmoil until success finally comes to Annie when Helen finally utters a single, glorious word: water.”  Tickets range from $12-17.  More information is available by calling 661-799-2702 or online

Free Homebuyer Workshop
When:  Tuesday, October 15 at 7pm
Where:  Santa Clarita Lanes, 21615 Soledad Canyon Road, Saugus
Details:  A Free Homebuyer Workshop will give you the facts on becoming a homeowner.  “Gain a better understanding of these home buying basics: the benefits and costs of owning a home; credit, debt and mortgage qualifying guidelines; how different kinds of mortgages work; and how to choose a realtor and shop for a home that’s right for you.”  Michael Ruhland, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage Consultant will guide the workshop.  More information is available by calling 299-2790, emailing Michael.ruhland@wellsfargo.com or online.  

And More…

Circle of Hope “Afternoon Tea”
When:  Saturday, October 12 from 11:30am-3:30pm
Where:  Robinson Ranch Golf Club, 27734 Sand Canyon Road, Santa Clarita
Details:  Come to the 10th Annual Circle of Hope “Afternoon Tea – Romantic Daydreams”.  The traditional tea will include a special cocktail reception, three course tea service, and live entertainment.  Emmy and Golden Mike Award winning anchor, Sandra Mitchell, will share her experiences as a newscaster, world traveler and breast cancer survivor.  Tickets are $55 per person.  More information and tickets are available by calling 661-254-5218 or online.

Lombardi Ranch Halloween Festival
When:  starting now
Where:  29527 Bouquet Canyon Road, just south of Vasquez
Details: Get into the spirit of the changing seasons at Lombardi Ranch.  Lombardi Ranch has been a staple in Santa Clarita for over 30 years, especially at pumpkin time.  Lombardi Ranch is a working farm offering seasonal produce for sale, in addition to Halloween pumpkins. Enjoy Scarecrow Alley, live bands, petting zoos, wagon rides, face paintings, and more.  Bake sales happen every weekend by various Santa Clarita organizations.  As every Santa Clarita school age child knows, no little one leaves empty handed.  There are balloons, stickers and candy for each little hand.  The Lombardi Ranch Scarecrow Alley is an enjoyable and sometimes scary, walk through the corn fields.  Come to the Ranch and you’ll be sure to be humming the everlasting Lombardi Ranch song by David Reeves Carpenter. Free parking and admission.  More information is available online.   

Vayu Yoga “Marathon Runners Training”
When:  Mondays through October, at 10:45am
Where:  Vayu Yoga, 24353 Main Street, Old Town Newhall
Details:  If you are training for the SCV Marathon, Vayu Yoga has a community yoga class with a focus on runners.  The Asana trainings will offer stretches focused towards marathon and long-distance runners.  The training is good for all levels.  The sessions are offered at a special discounted price.  More information is available by calling 661-222-9262 or online.

Lancaster Performing Arts Center “Ring Of Fire – The Music Of Johnny Cash”
When:  Saturday, October 12 at 3pm and 8pm
Where:  Lancaster Performing Arts Center, 750 West Lancaster Blvd, Lancaster
Details:  Lancaster Performing Arts Center  presents “Ring of Fire – The Music of Johnny Cash”.  “Reflecting the life and times of one of the world’s legendary country artists, Johnny Cash, the musical revue Ring of Fire has been described as one of the best jukebox musicals of our time.”  More information and tickets are available online.

Taking Steps For Crohn’s & Colitis
When:  Saturday, October 12 starting at 5pm for check-in and festival, walk starts at 6pm
Where:  Bridgeport Park, 23520 Bridgeport Lane, Valencia
Details:  “’Take Steps for Crohn’s & Colitis’ is CCFA’s largest fundraising event and the nation’s only walk dedicated to finding a cure for digestive diseases. Participants raise funds throughout the year to find a cure and come together to celebrate the steps taken when no American has to suffer with digestive diseases and Crohn’s or colitis.”  More information and registration is available online.

American Legion Post 507 Dinner Fundraiser
When:  Saturday, October 12 starting at 6pm
Where:  American Legion Post 507, 24527 Spruce Street, Newhall – near the Newhall Library
Details:  American Legion Post 507 is extending an invitation to a “Dinner Fundraiser – Raising Funds for Building Improvements”.  Individual tickets are $60, couples tickets are $100 and a table of eight is $500.  The dinner menu includes Chicken Cordon Bleu.  For more information and tickets email tootsie615@att.net or call 661-263-1717.

City Of Santa Clarita “Movie Madness”
When:  Friday, October 11 from 12-2pm
Where:  Santa Clarita Activities Center, 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway at Golden Valley Parkway
Details:  The City of Santa Clarita presents “Movie Madness”.  Free movies are offered once a month.  This month, the movie is “Free Willy 2”.  Sign-up now since space is limited and pre-registration is required.  For more information call 661-250-3703.

College Of The College Black Box Theatre
When:  Friday, October 11and Sunday, October 12 at 8pm;  Sunday, October 13 at 2pm
Where:  College of the Canyons, Valencia campus, Black Box Theatre, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia
Details:  College of the Canyons Arts On Campus Theatre has the production “Five Women Wearing The Same Dress”.  “During an ostentatious wedding reception at a Knoxville, Tennessee estate, five reluctant identically clad bridesmaids hide out in an upstairs bedroom, each with her own reason to avoid the proceedings below.  As the afternoon wears on, these five very different women joyously discover a common bond in this wickedly funny, irreverent and touching celebration of the women’s spirit.”  This play contains profanity and adult situations and is recommended for mature audiences only – children under age 5 are not allowed in the theater.  Tickets are $40/$5.   More information and tickets are available by calling 661-362-5304 or online.

And Upcoming…

SCV Home & Business Expo Street Fair
When: Saturday, October 19 from 10am-5pm
Where:  Main Street, Old Town Newhall
Details:  The SCV Chamber of Commerce “SCV Home & Business Expo Street Fair” is coming back to Old Town Newhall and KHTS AM-1220 will be there.  There will be something for every member of the family to enjoy and it is free.  Vendors will have a wide variety of products and services.  New this year will be the Green House featuring products and services that are green, eco-friendly, organic and environmentally minded.  Learn more about earthquake preparedness at the Shakey Quakey School House.  There will be an organic farmer’s market and Candyland Carnival.  More information is available by calling 661-702-6977 or online

Real Life Church “Halloween at the Castle”
When:  Saturday, October 26 from 3-8pm
Where:  Real Life Church, Valencia Campus, 23841 Newhall Ranch Road, between Grandview and McBean Parkway
Details:  Real Life Church is hosting their third annual Halloween event, “Halloween at the Castle”.  This family fun event will have jousting, knight training, archery skills test, trunk-or-treat, King’s court, aerial act and town hall.  Food vendors will be at the event.  Offsite parking will be available.  Read more in a story on the KHTS AM-1220 website.
More information is available by calling 661-775-7401 or online.

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Source: Santa Clarita News

Santa Clarita Top Things To Do – October 9, 2013

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