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Top Things To Do This Weekend, April 18, 2012

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Cabrillo Music Theatre –“Once Upon A Mattress”
SCV Kids Consignment-“Spring Sale”

Canyon Theatre Guild-“Barefoot In the Park” & “Anne Of Green Gables”
Circle Of Hope Walk For Hope
SCV Youth Project Sweet Charity Cake Auction
Million Meal Marathon
Bowman High – E-Waste Collection
Rituals Colour Salon – Earth Day Carnival For Kids
Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival
And More…Including Upcoming Events…

Cabrillo Music Theatre – “Once Upon A Mattress”
When: Friday, April 20 at 8pm; Saturday, April 21 at 2pm and 8pm; Sunday, April 22 at 2pm; Thursday, April 26 at 7:30pm; Friday, April 27 at 8pm; Saturday, April 28 at 2pm and 8pm; Sunday, April 29 at 2pm
Where: Cabrillo Music Theatre, 2100 Thousand Oaks Boulevard, Thousand Oaks
Details: “Before Rapunzel got tangled, before Fiona met her ogre, before Belle tamed the beast, there was Princess Winnifred!  Watch as Princess Winnifred swims the moat to reach Prince Dauntless the Drab.  Will the Evil Queen keep these two lovebirds apart?  Will a small pea hidden below twenty mattresses cause the Princess a sleepless night?”   Bring the kids to this musical that’s perfect for everyone in the family.  Click here for more information and tickets.

SCV Kids Consignment “Spring Sale
When: Thursday, April 19th to Sunday April 22nd from 9am-5pm
Where: 25300 Rye Canyon Road in the Valencia Industrial Center
Details: The Santa Clarita Valley Kids Consignment sale is back! The “Spring Sale” is the best way to find high-quality, affordable items for your kids. From clothes, shoes, toys, strollers, baby equipment, furniture and more… there are over 60,000 items to choose from. SCV Kids Consignment has new and used items at a fraction of the retail cost. The “Spring Sale” is open to the public with FREE admission. For more information visit or call 263-1220.


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CTG – “Barefoot in the Park”
When: Fridays at 8pm on: April 20 and 27;  Saturdays at 8pm on: April 14, 21 and 28;  Sundays at 2pm on: April 22
Where: Canyon Theatre Guild, 24242 Main Street, Old Town Newhall
Details: How lucky can Santa Clarita get?  Canyon Theatre Guild has “Barefoot in the Park”.  Neil Simon’s play tells the story of newlyweds Paul and Corie.  Paul is a conservative young lawyer and Corie is a carefree young wife.  This comedy follows their new marriage and life in their five-story Greenwich Village walk-up.  KHTS’ own Morning Man, George Cummings plays the up-stairs neighbor Victor Velasco.  Corie and Paul play matchmaker with Victor and Corie’s mother when she comes for a visit.  On opening night there will be a champagne reception at 7pm.  Call 661-799-2702 for tickets.  Click herefor more information and tickets.

CTG – “Anne of Green Gables”
Saturday at 2pm on: April 21 and 28;  Sunday at 2pm on April 29;  Sunday at 6pm on April 22
Where: Canyon Theatre Guild, 24242 Main Street, Old Town Newhall
Details: Canyon Theatre brings us the family friendly musical “Anne of Green Gables”.  “She’s the girl with a wild imagination and a talent for getting into trouble.”  Anne is an engaging orphan child who charms the elderly brother and sister she is sent to live with and her new community, too.  This production is a family musical for all ages.  Call 661-799-2702 for tickets or click here for more information and tickets.

Circle of Hope-Walk For Hope
When: Saturday, April 21; check-in & registration from 8-9:15am; Walk begins at 9:30am
Where: Castaic Lake, 32132 Castaic Lake Drive, Castaic
Details: Circle of Hope is holding their 8th Annual 5K Walk and People’s Choice Car Show at Castaic Lake.  The People’s Choice Car Show includes classically restored vehicles along the 5K route.  Sign up as a family, as part of a team or just you and your pup.  Students who walk under their school’s name will get 50% of their earned pledges donated back to their school.  There will be a variety of vendors on hand offering goods and services.  New for this year is the Healthy Food Pavilion featuring a tasting and Food Network celebrity judging of the SCV Healthy Recipe Challenge.  Circle of Hope is a nonprofit assisting Santa Clarita Valley uninsured and underinsured breast cancer patients and their families with financial, emotional and educational support services.  Click herefor information on walk registration fees, the Car show, SCV Healthy Recipe Challenge and Circle of Hope.


SCV Youth Project Sweet Charity Cake Auction
When: Saturday, April 21 from 6:30-10pm
Where: Tournament Players Club, 26550 Heritage View Lane
Details: Design a cake for one of Santa Clarita’s truly unique fundraisers, the SCV Youth Project’s 4th Annual Sweet Charity Cake Auction.  Your cake can reflect your business mission, logo or product in any grand way you can imagine.  Then pair your cake with unique gifts, such as trips, baskets and certificates for places or services.  Cakes will be awarded prizes based on originality, creativity and the cake that raises the most money.  Bakers are available to help you with your dream cake.  But, if cake decorating isn’t your thing, you can still appreciate all the imaginative work by coming to the event.  You’ll have an opportunity to bid on your favorite cake while enjoying cocktails and appetizers.  If past years are a sign, this year’s event surely will be grand.  Click here for a full story by KHTS’ own, Allison Pari.  Click here for photos on last year’s event.  The cost to register a cake is $25.  General admission is $40. Click here for more information and registration or call 661-257-9688.

What: Million Meal Marathon
When: Sunday, April 22
Where: various churches around the Santa Clarita Valley
Details: Real Life Church is one of many local congregations working towards one common goal: one million meals.  Churches will gather canned food to be distributed locally through Help the Children and the SCV Food Pantry.  The project is open to anyone who is interested in helping.  Help by donating canned goods (vegetables, meats, soups, beans, fruit, etc.)at the participating churches or by packaging meals at the churches.  Click here for more information, a list of the participating churches and more on Real Life Church.  Click here to read a complete story on Million Meal Marathon. 

What: Bowman High – E-Waste Collection
When: Sunday, April 22 from 9am-3pm
Where: Santa Clarita Lanes, 21615 Soledad Canyon Road, Saugus
Details: Clean out your garage and closets.  Bowman High is holding an E-Waste Collection.  E-Waste is almost anything that can plug in.  Items on the approved list: computers, monitors, printers, televisions, VCRs, small appliances.  Larger items, such as furniture, washers/dryers and refrigerators will not be accepted.  This event is free and open to the public.  Click here for a full list of approved items for collection.

What: Rituals Colour Salon – Earth Day Carnival For Kids
When: Sunday, April 22 from 1-3pm
Where: Rituals Colour Salon, 26918 The Old Road, Valencia
Details: Join Rituals Colour Salon for an Earth Day Carnival to benefit Global Greengrants Fund and the Surfrider Foundation.  Rituals wants to promote environmental awareness where it should begin…with our children.  There will be games, crafts, auction items, snacks and beverages (for purchase) and face painting.  Call 661-799-9910 or

What: Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival
When: Thursday, April 19 through Sunday, April 22
Where: Melody Ranch Motion Picture Studio
Details: “The Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival is once again coming to Melody Ranch Motion Picture Studio and other venues throughout Santa Clarita. Saddle up and step back to a simpler time of chaps, saddles and old-time saloons. This year’s festival will include a mix of new attractions and returning favorites, including dutch oven peach cobbler, trick ropers, authentic gear and a show stopping musical talent lineup.”  Click here for a full story on the Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival and all of its individual events.  Click here for more information, tickets, directions, list of performers & schedule and more  or call 661-250-3735.

And More…

Action Family Counseling – Advanced Parenting “Life Class”
When: Wednesday, April 25 from 7-9pm
Where: Action Family Counseling, 22722 Soledad Canyon Road, Saugus (near the Speedway)
Details: Action Family Counseling is holding a parenting workshop for “committed parents ready for the next level”.  The workshop is designed to “create awareness and personal breakthroughs that lead to extraordinary family results”.  The course will be led by Alex Urbina, a leading expert in Teen Leadership and Family Relationships.  Seats are limited to 30 and are on a first-come, first-serve basis.  To register for this free event, email your name, age and telephone number to Click here to learn more about Action Family Counseling.   Click here to learn more about Alex Urbina. 

What: SCV Habitat For Heroes–Banking Boot Camp
When: Friday, April 20 from 11am-12 noon
Where: College of the Canyons Valencia Campus, Veteran’s Affairs Office, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Building X9
Details: Veterans and their families are invited to take part in a series of financial workshops.  This Friday’s workshop is “Online Banking”.  Next Friday, April 27th, the workshop is “Homeownership”.  Come and bring your questions.  Call 661-362-3469 or email for more information.  Click here to learn more about SCV Habitat For Heroes.

What: Veteran’s Job Seminar
Friday, April 20 from 9:30-10:30am
College of the Canyons Valencia Campus, Veteran’s Affairs Office, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Building X9
Veterans are invited to this valuable seminar with speaker, Brad Spahr, President and CEO of Specialty Motors and a veteran.  Come learn important skills to help you become a successful job candidate.  You’ll learn interview skills and how to evaluate a job offer.  Brad Spahr is the perfect combination of employer and veteran.  Bring your questions and spread the word to fellow veterans.  Light refreshments will be provided.

What: Beyond Harmony Med Spa Brunch
Sunday, April 22 from Noon to 2pm
Beyond Harmony Med Spa, 18635 Soledad Canyon Road (near the Canyon Country Library)
Come to Beyond Harmony Med Spa for an informal brunch and learn everything you wanted to know about med spa treatments.  Beyond Harmony Med Spa has long been Santa Clarita’s most popular med spa.  There will be demonstrations and raffles.  This event is free but you must RSVP at 661-298-8008.  Click here to learn more about Beyond Harmony.

What: SENSES – Wild Wild West
When: Thursday, April 19 from 7-11pm
Where: Main Street, Old Town Newhall
Details: SENSES transforms Main Street in Old Town Newhall into the ultimate big block party.  It is designed to heighten your sense of sight, smell, touch, taste and sound with live music and entertainment, art, food trucks, beer, wine and more.  Each month there will be a different theme to the evening and a constantly changing musical lineup.  This month’s theme is “Wild Wild West”.  The event is open to all ages and free.

What: LPAC – Craig Ferguson
When: Saturday, April 21 at 8pm
Where: Lancaster Performing Arts Center, 750 W. Lancaster Boulevard, Lancaster
Details: The late-night talk show host, Craig Ferguson is bringing his comedy to the Lancaster Performing Arts Center.  Tickets are $45 for balcony, $50 for orchestra and $75 for Gold Circle.  Click here for tickets.

Barry’s Tickets
Phone: 866-708-8499
Details: With Barry’s Tickets you have the largest selection of tickets right at your fingertips.  Since 1985, they’ve been selling the hottest tickets in Santa Clarita for events nationwide, including concerts, live theatre, sporting events and comedy tours.  Barry’s Tickets is the perfect gift to give to any music, sport or theater fan.  With their diverse selection of tickets, you will find something that will peak your interest.  When you need to find the best tickets in Santa Clarita, and to see all Barry’s Tickets office locations, visit or call 866-708-8499


What: SCV Habitat for Heroes – Women’s Empowerment Build
When: Saturday, May 5, registration from 8-9am, event start at 9am
Where: a new development in Sylmar, 14560-14562 Foothill Boulevard, Sylmar
Details: Women of Santa Clarita, get in on the 3rd Annual Women’s Empowerment Build.  You don’t need experience, just a willingness to work.  Hammers will be raised to build homes for veteran families and widows of the fallen in need.  Just come and have a great time.  Call 818-884-8808 or click here.

What: Child & Family – Taste of the Town
When: Sunday, May 6 from 1-5pm
Where: Man Biomedical Park, 25104 Rye Canyon Loop (near Copperhill)
Details: Taste of the Town is the Child & Family Center’s premier event.  This event is a foodie’s dream come true.  Over 40 of our valley’s best restaurants and caterers will share their amazing food, wines, beers and ales.  The Champagne Diamond Drop is always popular.  Include live entertainment and live and silent auctions in a garden setting, and you’ll remember why this event is considered the “Best Charity Event in the SCV”.  KHTS is selling tickets to Taste of the Town. Although they are not part of Restaurant Row, you can save if you purchase before April 6th.  Tickets are $65 for General Admission.  After April 6th the price is $75.  Click here to read more.

What: Tributefest 2012
When: Saturday, May 12 from 11am-10p
Where: Central Park, 27150 Bouquet Canyon Road, Santa Clarita
Details: The 3rd Annual Tributefest is coming back to Santa Clarita.  Take eight tribute bands over ten hours, add ten gourmet food trucks, beer and dancing, and you have a Tributefest party.  So, buy your tickets, then grab your chairs/blankets for the best party in Santa Clarita.  Bands will pay tribute to Elton John, The Beatles, Johnny Cash, Tom Petty, Journey, Dave Mathews, U2, The Police and Queen.  With names like: Nom Nom, Rebel Bites, Sweet E’s, Don Chow and Great Balls On Tires, the gourmet food trucks should be a real hit.  There will be dozens of beers on tap.  KHTS is selling tickets as part of our Restaurant Row program.  The tickets are $40 each and on Restaurant Row they are $20 each.  Purchase here at the station, 27225 Camp Plenty Road (at Soledad Canyon) or purchase on-line at shopKHTS.comClick here to learn more.

What: Stand Up Guys: A Family Comedy Night
When: May 18th – 8-10pm
Where: 23841 Newhall Ranch Rd, Valencia
Details: “Standup Guys: A Family Comedy Show” benefits Veterans in the SCV Habitat for Heroes Program.  This belly laugh event will feature comedians Robert G. Lee, Kenn Kington and Daren Streblow.  Combining side splitting laughter, life changing content, advocacy and fundraising, the Standup Guys are coming to our Hometown.  This is a performance you won’t want to miss!  KHTS is selling tickets: Tickets: $15.00 before May 11th, $17.50 after May 11th and VIP Tickets: $20.00.  Click here for more information.

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Top Things To Do This Weekend, April 18, 2012

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