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Things To Do In Santa Clarita – May 7, 2014

Things To Do In Santa Clarita – May 7, 2014

Looking for fun things to do in Santa Clarita? Check out these Santa Clarita events: Real Life Church “Leadercast”, NorthPark Community Church “Mother’s Day”, COC Theatre “Rent”, Castaic Lake Water Agency “Open House”, Hit The Trail Community Bike Ride, and more!


Life Church “Leadercast”
NorthPark Community Church “Mother’s Day”
College Of The Canyons Theatre “Rent”
Castaic Lake Water Agency “Open House”
Hit The Trail Community Bike Ride
Caregiver Resource Day
And More…And Upcoming…

Real Life Church "Leadercast"

Real Life Church “Leadercast”

When:  Friday, May 9 from 8am-3:30pm, registration begins at 7am
Where:  Real Life Church, 23841 Newhall Ranch Road, between Grandview and McBean Parkway
Details:  Real Life Church is hosting the screening event,“Leadercast” a one day seminar with internationally known business and government leaders.  “Leadercast” is broadcast live in Atlanta, Georgia to hundreds of sites around the country and world.  This year’s theme is “Beyond You”.  Learn more in an article on the KHTS website: Hear International Leadership Experts At Real Life Church During Leadercast.  This year’s speakers include: Archbishop Desmond Tutu, First Lady Laura Bush, Andy Stanley, Dr. Henry Cloud, Simon Sinek, Randall Wallace, Bill McDermott, and more.  More information, a schedule and tickets are available by calling  661-775-7401or online.  

NorthPark Community Church “Mother’s Day”

When:  Sunday, May 11 at 9am, 10:30am, and 11:45am services
Where: NorthPark Community Church, 28310 Kelly Johnson Parkway, near Copper Hill
Details:  NorthPark Community Church celebrates Mothers with “Mother’s Day” services.  This Mother’s Day the special NorthPark message is:  “Motherhood is Messy.”  Send a photo of “a beloved woman in your life” to  Send a picture where mom is handling “messes.”  More information is available by calling 661-296-6784 or online

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College Of The Canyons Theatre “Rent”College Of The Canyons Theatre “Rent”

When:  8pm Performances on Friday, May 9, 10, 16 and 17 at 8pm; 2pm Performance on Sunday, May 11
Where: Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center, COC Valencia Campus, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia
Details:  College of the Canyon Theatre will be performing the pop culture musical “Rent.”  “Set in the East Village of New York City, ‘Rent’ is about falling in love, finding your voice and living for today.”  The play portrays a year in the life of friends.  Tickets are $10/$5.  More information and tickets are available by calling 661-362-5304 or online.  

Castaic Lake Water Agency “Open House”

When:  Saturday, May 10 from 9am-2pm      Where: Castaic Lake Water Agency,
Details:  The Castaic Lake Water Agency is celebrating Water Awareness Month at their “Open House.”  There will be several free classes, including: Mini-Gardening Roses, Gardening by the Foot, Irrigation & Drought Tolerant Plants, and Smart Gardening.  A variety of vendors will be participating.   Children can enjoy face painting and the children’s show “H2O, Where Did You Go?” Stroll through the Conservatory Garden with its water-wise plantings of plants, flowers and grasses. This event is free and open to the public.  More information is available online

Hit The Trail Community Bike Ride

When:  Saturday, May 10 from 10am-noon Where:   Bridgeport Park, 23520 Bridgeport Lane, Valencia
Details:  The City of Santa Clarita  is hosting the “Hit the Trail Community Bike Ride” presented by Total Financial Solutions.
“Bring the whole family and explore the City’s trail system with this guided non-competitive bicycle ride.”  Choose between a 10-mile route or a shorter 4-mile route.  The rides are free and open to everyone.  Each ride begins and ends at Bridgeport Park.  No registration required.  More information can be found online.    A flyer is also available online

Caregiver Resource Day

When:  Saturday, May 10 from 8:30am-1pm
Where:  College of the Canyons, Valencia Campus, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia 
Details:  The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center  is hosting “Caregiver Resource Day.” The day is designed to give information and support to family members who are caring for a loved one.  There is a $10 registration fee that covers access to all sessions, vendors, resource materials, and a continental breakfast.  Seating is limited.  For more information call 661-259-9444.  

Providence Holy Cross “Stroke Awareness” 

When:  Monday, May 12 from 6-7:30pm
Where: Providence Holy Cross, 15031 Rinaldi Street – North Building Conference Rooms, Mission Hills
Details:  Providence Holy Cross is holding a “Stroke Awareness Lecture & Screening Event.”  In addition to the educational lecture, there will be free blood pressure and carotid screenings.  This event is free and open to the public, though reservations are required.  Please call 1-888-HEALING, 1-888-432-5464.

VIA B2B 2014 

When:  Thursday, May 8 
Where: Hyatt Regency Valencia, 25400 Town Center Drive – at McBean Parkway, Valencia 
Details:  The Valley Industry Association is holding their premier business event B2B.  This industry show offers the business community a conference, panel discussion, and expo trade show.  There will be breakfast, luncheon speakers and networking.  The Opening Speaker is Noelia Rodrigues, chief communications officer for the L.A. County Metropolitan Transportation Authority.  Keynote Speaker is Jeffrey Cleveland, senior economist for Payden & Rygel. Tickets are available online.  More information is available by calling 661-294-8088 or online.  

Placerita Canyon Nature Center “Open House”   

When:  Saturday, May 10 from 10am-3pm
Where: Placerita Canyon Nature Center, 19152 Placerita Canyon Road, Newhall
Details:  The Placerita Canyon Nature Center is holding their “Open House.” This year’s theme is “Amazing Arthropods.”  There will be fun activities for the entire family including: animal presentations, panning for Fool’s Gold, guided hikes, face painting, children’s crafts, and a treasure hunt.  Food and drink will be available for purchase. Parking and admission is free.  Learn more about the Placerita Canyon Nature Center online.   More information is available by calling 661-259-7721.

Valencia United Methodist “Car Wash”

When:  Saturday, May 10 from 8:3oam-1pm
Where:  Valencia United Methodist Church, 25718 McBean Parkway – across from Henry Mayo Hospital, Valencia Details:  Valencia United Methodist is holding a car wash.  Get a sparkling clean car while supporting youth programs and mission trips.  The car wash is open to everyone.  Valencia United Methodist – here for good.  Learn more about the car wash and Valencia United Methodist online.  

Lancaster Performing Arts Center “AV Ballet presents Coppelia”

When:  Saturday, May 10 at 7pm and Sunday, May 11 at 2pm
Where:  Lancaster Performing Arts Center, 750 W. Lancaster Boulevard, Lancaster
Details:  The Antelope Valley Ballet presents “Coppelia” at the Lancaster Performing Arts Center.  “The ballet Coppelia is one of the few comedic ballets, and tells the story of a girl who sits on her balcony all day reading, while speaking to no one.  A local boy named Franz falls in love with her and decided to marry her, even though he is already engaged to Swanhilda.”  This comedic love-triangle is a wonderful way to celebrate Mother’s Day with mom.  More information and tickets are available online.   

HMNMH Golf Classic

When:  Saturday, May 10, registration at 7:30am; tee off at 9am
Where: Valencia Country Club, 27330 Tourney Road, Valencia
Details:  This weekend is 41st Annual Frontier Toyota – Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital “Drive Safe” Golf Classic. There will be a helicopter will drop of 1,800 golf balls as part of the Golf Ball Drop with $50,000 on the line.  The day of golf extends with dinner and live & silent auctions.  The Golf Classic Auction includes a variety of items: NASCAR Pit Pass package, one week at a Palm Desert villa, one week at a Santa Barbara beach house, Alaskan cruise with airfare, 14K white gold blue sapphire and pave diamond necklace, and more. Tickets to the dinner and auctions are available online.   Funds raised support the emergency and trauma services at Henry Mayo.  More information and registration are available by calling 661-200-1200 or online.  

Rancho Camulos “Mother’s Day”

When:  Saturday, May 10, see tour hours below
Where: Rancho Camulos, Highway 126, 10 miles west of the I-5
Details:  Rancho Camulos celebrates mothers with “Mother’s Day at the Rancho.”  Bring a blanket and picnic lunch to have while spending time enjoying the Rancho’s gardens.  The Rancho’s roses are in their prime. Docent-led tours will focus on the stories of mothers throughout Camulos history and each touring mother will receive a freshly cut rose from the gardens. The suggested donation is $5 for adults and $3 for children. Reservations are not required but are appreciated – email or call 805-521-1501.  Open for tours at 1:00, 2:00, and 3:00. More information on Rancho Camulos is available online.  

FastFrame Valencia “Congressional Art On Display”

When:  now
Where: FastFrame Valencia, 24204 Valencia Boulevard – in the Whole Foods/Kohl’s center
Details:  FastFrame Valencia hosted the 25th Congressional District Art contest.  The contest was opened to high school students, grades 9-12 in our Congressional District. The winning piece will be displayed in the Cannon Tunnel of the U.S. Capitol for a year.  This year’s winner is Golden Valley High freshman Jennifer Kong, age 14.  Her winning piece is titled “The Tea Set” and is white charcoal on black paper.  Read more and see photographs in an article on the KHTS website: Golden Valley Freshman Wins 2014 Congressional Art Competition.    Then, go to FastFrame Valencia to see several of the entries from the contest.  More information on FastFrame is available by calling 291-1325 or online.  

Santa Clarita Elite Futbol Club U16 Goodwill Fundraiser

When:  Saturday, May 10 from 9am-3pm
Where:  K-Mart/McDonalds parking area, 23222 Valencia Boulevard – at Bouquet Canyon
Details:  The Santa Clarita Elite Futbol Club U16 is holding a Goodwill Fundraiser.  Gather up those items that have been cluttering your life and donate them to the drive.  

And Upcoming Events…

Dr. Thomas Polucki “Foam Rolling Class”

When: Wednesdays at 7pm          
Where:  25050 Peachland, Suite 5, Newhall
Details:  Dr. Thomas Polucki is holding a free “Foam Rolling Class” every Wednesday.  Learn the secret that top athletes use to erase muscle and joint pain without drugs.  The free class is limited to six.  Please call to reserve a spot 661-753-9340.  Learn more about Dr. Thomas Polucki and his radio show “Dr. Polucki Family Health Hour” on KHTS AM-1220 online.  

GraceFest SCV 

When:  Saturday, May 31 from 1-9pm, gates open at noon
Where:  Central Park, 27150 Bouquet Canyon Road, Saugus
Details:  The First Annual GraceFest SCV is the Santa Clarita Valley’s premier music and message festival.  GraceFest SCV will feature Building 429 with songs from their new album “Listen to the Sound.” Other bands in the line up: Worship Jam, Matterband, Truth Jones, Imagine Tomorrow, and Andy Gregory.  The festival will also include: children’s play area, prayer tent, and food & vendor booths. Carry-in food and coolers are permitted but not alcoholic drinks.  Blankets, beach chairs and beach umbrellas are welcome, though the umbrellas must be down by 5pm.  Pets and smoking will not be permitted.  Tickets are available through KHTS.  Adult tickets through KHTS are valued at $20 and sold for $15. Children’s tickets are for ages 11-19 years and are $10 each.  Come to the KHTS studios at 27225 Camp Plenty, Suite 8, at the intersection of Camp Plenty and Soledad Canyon Road or purchase online (online orders have a $2.50 fee for entire order; orders paid for online can be mailed). Enter for a chance to win a pair of tickets to GraceFest SCV courtesy of The Painted Shutter.   Kid’s Charities of the SCV will benefit from GraceFest SCV with financial support and scholarships for local youth programs and schools.  More information is available online.  

Saugus High Class of 2004 Reunion 

When:  Saturday, August 23 from 7-11pm
Where:  Robinson Ranch Golf Clubhouse, 27734 Sand Canyon Road, Santa Clarita
Details:  The Saugus High School Class of 2004 will be celebrating their 10th High School Reunion.  The evening includes visiting with classmates, Italian buffet dinner, drinks and dancing.  More details and tickets are available online.  More information is also available by contacting Kathleen Huff or Becky Medina or call 213-220-0077.

California Strawberry Festival
When:  Saturday, May 17 and Sunday, May 18 from 10am-6:30pm
Where: Strawberry Meadows of College Park, 3250 S. Rose Avenue, Oxnard
Details:  The California Strawberry Festival is the ultimate in strawberry food, beverages, games, contests, chef demonstrations, concerts, arts & crafts, kid’s entertainment, and much more.  Adult tickets are $12; seniors & active military are $8; youth (5-12) are $5; and children 4 and under are free.  KHTS is selling half-price adult tickets for $6.  Just come by the station at 27225 Camp Plenty Road, Suite 8, Monday through Friday from 8:30am-5pm or shop online at  More information on show schedules, directions, parking and Q/A Facts are available online.  

AMGEN Tour Of California “Salt Creek Grille Viewing Party”

When:  Wednesday, May 14 starting at 8pm
Where: Salt Creek Grille, 24415 Town Center Drive, #115 – near Edwards Movie Theaters
Details:  Get into an AMGEN Tour of California state of mind at Salt Creek Grille.  Salt Creek will have a recap of AMGEN Tour of California Stage 4 as AMGEN makes its way to Santa Clarita.  The Viewing Party will have giveaways and raffles, including signed rider’s jerseys.  Learn more about Salt Creek Grille online.  

City Of Santa Clarita “Bike To Work Day”

When:  Thursday, May 15
Where: all throughout the Santa Clarita Valley
Details:  The City of Santa Clarita is holding the Fifth Annual “Bike to Work Day.” The biking is a friendly competition for Santa Clarita businesses.  Employers compete by getting the most employees to bike to work.  There will be ‘pit stops’ around the offering snacks, water and giveaways.  The pit stops will be open from 7am-9am  “The No Pollute Commute!”  Sign up by calling the city’s Environmental Services at 661-286-4098.   Learn more online.  

AMGEN Tour of California “Stage 6 Start”

When:  Friday, May 16 at 11:35am
Where:  Old Town Newhall at Main Street and Market
Details:  Be part of biking history with the Santa Clarita AMGEN Tour of California Stage 6 Start.  Arrive early to get autographs and watch the world’s top cyclists being interviewed live.  Riders will race 94 miles on the way to Mountain High North for the races second mountain top finish.  More information is available online.   

AMGEN Tour of California “Stage 7 Start”

When:  Saturday, May 17 at 11:40am
Where: Town Center Drive at the Westfield Valencia Town Center
Details:  The AMGEN Tour of California returns to Town Center Drive for the Stage 7 Start.  Arrive early to get autographs and watch the world’s top cyclists being interviewed live.  On this stage of the tour, cyclists will travel over 90 miles to Pasadena.  More information is available 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 



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