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Top Things To Do This Weekend, April 25, 2012

This weekend in Santa Clarita is brought to you by our friends at Valencia Auto Center

Canyon Theatre Guild–“Barefoot In The Park” & “Anne Of Green Gables”
“Wartime Romance”
COC–Job, Career & Intern Fair
Carousel Ranch–“How the West Was Won”
COC–Discovering Careers Expo
Fundraiser for Saugus Family
And More…Including Upcoming Events…

CTG – “Barefoot in the Park”

When: Friday at 8pm on: April 27;  Saturday at 8pm on: April 28;  Sunday at 2pm on: April 22
Where: Canyon Theatre Guild, 24242 Main Street, Old Town Newhall
Details: You have one last chance to catch “Barefoot in the Park” at  Canyon Theatre Guild.  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 and looks particularly debonair in his beret.  Corie and Paul play matchmaker with Victor and Corie’s mother when she comes for a visit.  Director Ingrid Boydston says, “If you love to laugh, and you love to laugh at love, “Barefoot in the Park” is a show you will enjoy as much as I do!”  Call 661-799-2702 for tickets.  Click here for more information and tickets.

CTG – “Anne of Green Gables”
When: Saturday at 2pm on: April 28;  Sunday at 2pm on April 29
Where: Canyon Theatre Guild, 24242 Main Street, Old Town Newhall
Details: Canyon Theatre brings us the family friendly musical “Anne of Green Gables”, and this weekend is your last chance to see it.  “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.


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“Wartime Romance”
When: April 28 at 3pm for the “Victory Afternoon” showing and 7pm for the “Gala Evening” performance, with a special Dinner & Premiere that starts at 5pm and continues to the 7pm show
Where: Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia
Details: Local resident Marilyn Hackett wrote and produced this love story based on the love letter correspondence between her parents during WWII.  Marilyn says, “Wartime Romance was written to honor our veterans and their families who have given so much to keep us safe.”  The play has 1940’s music to help set the scene.  Proceeds benefit Bridge to Home and Single Mothers Outreach (see ticket webpage for further information).  Tickets start at $25. The special Dinner & Premiere includes a VIP experience and dinner provided by Salt Creek Grille reflecting Wartime Romance’s setting in Kansas and the Philippines.  Click here for a complete story on Wartime Romance by KHTS’ own Hannah Taylor.  Click here for further information and ticket information. 

COC – Job, Career & Intern Fair
When: Tuesday, May 1 from 10am-2pm  
Where: College of the Canyons, Canyon Country Campus, 17200 Sierra Highway, Canyon Country
Details: College of the Canyons is holding a Job, Career & Intern Fair.  This fair is open to the public.  There will be workshops and employers at the event.  Bring resumes and dress for success.  Free parking is available in the student parking lots.  For more information or assistance with your resume or interviewing, etc, call 661-362-3286.  Click here for more information or a list of registered employers.

Carousel Ranch – “How the West Was Won” Trap Shoot
When: Friday, April 27 at 9am
Where: Oak Tree Gun Club, 23121 Coltrane Avenue, Newhall
Details: Carousel Ranch is holding their 4th Annual “How the West was Won” Trap Shoot.  With each team or reservation, shooters will receive a gun rental, ammunition, three rounds of trap, and a barbeque lunch.  Trophies and prizes will be awarded.  This event is for any level of experience.  This event benefits the 100 plus kids of Carousel Ranch with mental and/or physical disabilities who receive therapy on horseback.  Click here for more information or call 661-268-8010.

COC – Discovering Careers Expo
When: Saturday, April 28 from 9am to 1pm
Where: College of the Canyons, Valencia Campus, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia
Details: Do your kids know what they want to do when they grow up?  College of the Canyons can help open their eyes to a variety of jobs and careers at the 5th Annual Discovering Careers Expo.  This event is designed for middle school students, their siblings and parents.  The Expo features interactive presentations and demonstrations by over 50 local industry professionals.  This event is free.  For more information call 661-362-3653.  Click here to read more on the Expo.

Fundraiser for Saugus Family
When: Saturday, April 28 from 10am to 5pm
Where: Albertsons, 27631 Bouquet Canyon Road, Saugus (corner of Bouquet & Haskell)
Details: A fundraiser is being held to benefit a local Saugus family.  Back in January, local resident Sammy Choy was killed in a motorcycle accident.  He is survived by his wife and two children.  All proceeds of the day will benefit Sammy Choy’s family.  The event will include a barbeque, raffles, a motorcycle show, cotton candy and snow cones.  Click here to read more on Sammy Choy and this Fundraiser.

And More…

What: “Mormon Helping Hands-Serving Our Communities”
Where:Two local projects: 1.) Santa Clarita Aquatics Center  2.)  Castaic Lake
When: Saturday, April 28 at 8am (for each project)Details:  All are invited to help local members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to participate in a day of service designed to help our communities.  “Mormon Helping Hands-Serving Our Communities” has planned hundreds of projects across the State. City Councilman Bob Kellar along with members of the Church will be at the Santa Clarita Aquatics Center painting all the surrounding fence.    Church members will also be at Castaic Lake, planting trees, painting curbs and weeding.  Approximately 400 members will be participating with this service project and Council member Laurene Weste and her husband will be working along side to help beautify the area.  For more information about Mormon Helping Hands please visit:  MHHCalifornia.org or  MormonNewsroom.org ( type Helping Hands in the Search field).

Cabrillo Music Theatre – “Once Upon A Mattress”
When: 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.

What: Bling Benefit “For the Love of Levi” Foundation
When: Wednesday, April 25 at 7pm
Where: Bridgeport Clubhouse 27002 Edgewater Lane, Valencia CA 91355
Details: Jaime Bazar’s Lia Sophia Team will be hosting the Bling Benefit to support the “For the Love of Levi” Foundation. Levi Davenport, who is 6 years old and lives in Santa Clarita, has been fighting Cystic Fibrosis since he was born. The Bling Benefit will feature Lia Sophia jewelry and will be a fun filled night with free jewelry giveaways, wine, photo booths, and delicious deserts. Over 200 woman will be in attendance and there will also be a boutique taking place at the event that anyone can attend. Click here to read more.  To RSVP and for more information please contact Jaime Bazar at 310-968-1696.

What:“Snake Break” – Rattlesnake Clinic
When:
April 28 and 29 from 7am to 5pm (at specific intervals)
Where:
Mint Canyon Community School (utility field), 16400 Sierra Highway, Canyon Country
Details:
Bring your dog to a “Snake Break” Rattlesnake Avoidance Clinic for Dogs.  Rattlesnakes are a fact of Santa Clarita life.  This snake avoidance clinic is a safe and humane way to teach your pet to stay away from snakes.  The clinic is conducted by a professional herpetologist.  A minimum of 35 dogs is needed to hold the clinic.  The cost is $65 per dog.    For more information call 661-297-0876, extension 3.  Click here for more information. 

What: Beth Shalom Spring Luncheon, Boutique & Fashion Show
When: Sunday, April 29 from 11am to 2pm
Where: Valencia Country Club, 27330 Tourney Road, Valencia
Details: Congregation Beth Shalom’s Sisterhood and Pre-School & Religious School Parent Councils are hosting a Spring Luncheon, Boutique & Fashion Show.  The event includes a catered meal with dessert, raffles, a fashion show and vendor boutique items including jewelry and accessories.  Money raised will supplement the education programs at the synagogue’s pre-school and religious school.  All women are invited to join the afternoon.  To RSVP and purchase tickets, call 661-254-2411.

What: Relay For Life Community Social
When:
Saturday, April 28 from 10am to 7pm
Where:
Albertson’s, 23850 Copper Hill Road
Details:
The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is holding a community social.  Enjoy live bands, rootbeer floats, raffles, hoola hoop contests and more.  Every dollar will go to Relay For Life.  The event is sponsored by Albertson’s and Coca Cola.  Contact sponsors@scvrelay.org for more information.

What: Lancaster Performing Arts Center – Sawyer Brown
When:
Saturday, April 28 at 8pm
Where:
Lancaster Performing Arts Center, 750 West Lancaster, Lancaster
Details:
Sawyer Brown has been called the Rolling Stones of country music.  The Sawyer Brown Band is coming to the stage at the Lancaster Performing Arts Center.  Their shows are known for their ‘excitement, energy and the emotion they generate’.  Tickets are $57 for Orchestra and $52 for Balcony.  Click here for tickets and information. 

What: Jewish Food & Cultural Festival
When: Sunday, April 29 from 11am to 4pm
Where: College of the Canyons, Valencia Campus, Parking Lot 7, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia
Details: The 4th annual Jewish Food & Cultural Festival is a day packed with fun for the whole family.  Expect authentic Jewish foods, live entertainment, a kids area and plenty of opportunity to give back to the community.  Tickets are $5 for adults/kids over age 12, kids under age 12 are free.  Bring a donation to the Santa Clarita Valley Food Pantry and you’ll get two-for-one admission.  Submit questions to scvjewishfoodfestival@gmail.com

What: Highlands Elementary Sock Hop Carnival
When: Saturday, April 28 from 3-7pm
Where: Highlands Elementary School, 27332 Catala Avenue (where Catala meets Empino – off Bouquet & Alamogordo Rd), Saugus
Details: Travel back to the Fabulous 50s at the Highlands Spring Carnival.  The carnival will be chock full of fames, attractions, food trucks, silent auction, vendors, music and other fun things to see and do.  Food trucks: After School Special (with some of Mom’s finest food inspired by kids), Hungry Nomad, El Burger Luchador and Breezy Freeze.  Admission is free, game tickets are 4/$1.  Ten percent of food truck proceeds go to the Highlands PFO.  The funds raised will directly benefit the students by way of such great programs as assemblies throughout the school year and the Accelerated Reader Program.  Call Lee at 818-917-2656.

 

Upcoming Events:

Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast
When: Thursday, May 3 from 7-8:30am
Where: Hyatt Regency Valencia, 24500 Towne Center Drive, Valencia
Details: The Santa Clarita Valley’s 8th Annual Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast will be held on Thursday, May 3 from 7-8:30am to “support our community in prayer”.  This year’s keynote speaker is record-setting, double amputee triathlete Scott Rigsby.  Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door.  Call 661-257-9250 or visit SCVMayorsPrayerBreakfast.com

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 to read a story on the event by KHTS’ own Allison Pari.  Click here for more information.

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

Top Things To Do This Weekend, April 25, 2012

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