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Top Things To Do This Weekend, March 14, 2012

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Tilted Kilt – St Patty’s Day
Kenneally Acupuncture – Seasonal Event
College of the Canyons – Women’s Conference
LPAC – Saxophone Symphonette
College of the Canyons – Spring Open House

And More:
Music Underground – Latin Night

Valencia High School Band E-Waste Recycling Fundraiser
Soroptimist – Fashion, Fun & Fantasy
SENSES “Luck of the Irish”
One March Night

St. Patrick’s Day Party at American Legion Post 507
Golden Valley  Jazz Band “Winter Blues” Concert

Upcoming:
Santa Clarita Home & Garden Show
Emergency Expo

Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery – St Patty’s Day
When:
Saturday, March 17Where: Tilted Kilt, 24300 Town Center Drive, Valencia
Details: The SCV’s newest restaurant knows that everyone is Irish on St Patty’s Day.  The green beer will be flowing to go with corned beef and cabbage or one of the Tilted Kilt’s menu items, such as potato skins, wraps, sandwiches and burgers.  Their pub specialties include Drunken Clams, Olde Dublin Irish Stew and Irish Dip.  They have over 20 draft beers and 50 big screen televisions.  Click here to read more on the Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery.

Kenneally Acupuncture – Seasonal Event
When:
Sunday, March 18 from 9am-6pm
Where:
Kenneally Acupuncture, 27225 Camp Plenty, Suite 4 – just below the KHTS studio
Details:
Feeling low, stressed or a little sniffley?  Are your seasonal allergies kicking up because of the change of season?  Kenneally Acupunture is holding their Seasonal Event which includes much more than just boosting your immune system and assisting your body in making the transition from one season to the next.  Kenneally can relieve your stress and balance your body.  The cost of the seasonal acupuncture is $40.  You can experience astrology readings, angel readings and advanced digital foot detox.  Then, just for fun and to help your holiday shopping, check out the hand-painted silk scarves, crystals, books, CDs, jewelry, angel cards and more.  Kenneally Acupunture is at the intersection of Soledad Canyon and Camp Plenty, downstairs from the KHTS Studio.  Whether you’re coming for treatment or just a little shopping, you’re sure to have a good experience.  Kenneally Acupuncture is also holding a special “Needle Free” event for children on Saturday from 9am-3pm.  This, too, will be a seasonal for children and others who may be afraid of needles.  The acupuncture points are stimulated with a cold laser.  It offers relief for seasonal allergies and illnesses.  The cost for the Needle Free treatment is $30.  Call 252-4100 for more information and to sign-up since space is limited or visit:  KenneallyAcupuncture.com


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College of the Canyons – Women’s Conference 2012

When:
Saturday, March 17 from 8am-1:30pm
Where:
Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center at College of the Canyons, Valencia campus
Details:
College of the Canyons is extending an invitation to the women of the SCV to participate in an “inspirational, hands-on day of information, support and resources for women who are experiencing important transitions in their lives”.  This years Conference will recognize transitions in women’s personal and professional lives in the areas of:  Business, Education, Career, Exploration, Financial Planning and Women’s Health.  There will be interactive breakout sessions.  Tickets are $15.  Click here for more information.

LPAC – Saxophone Symphonette
When: Friday, March 16 at 8pm
Where:Lancaster Performing Arts Center, 750 W. Lancaster Blvd, Lancaster
Details:  It’s all about jazz at the Lancaster Performing Arts Center.Under the direction of Lee Matalon, the saxophone quintet will be accompanied by a dynamic rhythm section.  They will be playing ‘everything from Bach to BeBop”.  Click here for more information and tickets.

College of the Canyons – Spring Open House
When:
Tuesday, March 20 from 4-7pm
Where:
College of the Canyons, Valencia Campus, 26455 Rockwell Drive, Valencia
Details:All are invited to an Open House at COC’s Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center.  Learn about the University Center’s bachelor’s and master’s degree programs through the Center by partner institutions.  You can learn about financial aid programs and meet with counselors.  Click hereto learn more.

And More…

What: Music Underground – Latin Night
When: Friday, March 16 at 8pm
Where: Undergrounds Coffeehouse, 23841 Newhall Ranch Road (Real Life Church, lower level – near McBean Parkway)
Details: Come hear “two great bands for one special price – free”.  Stevie y Los Locos and The Vida Real Band will be featured at Undergrounds Coffeehouse.  The show starts at 8pm.  The Coffeehouse is open all day.  Though the show is free, artist donations are appreciated.  Click here to learn more.

What: ValenciaHigh School Band E-Waste Recycling Fundraiser
When: Saturday, March 17 from 9am-3pm
Where:
Valencia High Student Parking Lot (corner of Dickason & Smyth)
Details: The Valencia High School Band and Color Guard is holding an E-waste Recycling fundraiser. Accepted items include:  inkjet, toner/laser cartridges, televisions,  cameras,  cell phones, keyboards, telephone equipment, monitors, computers,  laptops,  copiers, microwaves, small appliances, stereos, printers, VCRs, DVD players, car batteries and more.  Items not accepted:  hazardous waste items, liquids or large appliances (stoves, washers/dryers, etc).

What: Soroptimist – Fashion, Fun & Fantasy
When: Sunday, March 18, doors open at 5:30pm
Where: Hyatt Regency Valencia, 24500 Town Center Drive, Valencia (at McBean Parkway)
Details: The Soroptimist “Fashion, Fun & Fantasy” event offers up a fashion show, dinner and entertainment.  Individual tickets are $80, sponsor tables are available.  A portion of the proceeds will benefit education for women in-need in the Santa Clarita Valley, through the COC Foundation.  Click here to learn more.

What: SENSES “Luck of the Irish”
When:
Thursday, March 15 from 7-11pm
Where:
Main Street, Old Town Newhall
Details:
This month’s theme is “Luck of the Irish”.  Every third Thursday SENSES comes to us at Old Town Newhall.  SENSES is designed to heighten your sense of sight, smell, touch, taste and sound.  Main Street will turn into a block party with live music, entertainment, interactive activities, art displays, giveaways and more.  Not to be missed are the festive food trucks.

What:  One March Night
When:  Wednesday, March 21, 6:30p
Where:  Salt Creek Grille, 24415 Town Center Drive, Valencia
Details:  Come to “One March Night” at Salt Creek Grille to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley.   “Sample wines from two of California’s premier Central Coast Wineries”.  Wines from Siduri and selections from their Novy label.  Salt Creek Grille will provide special food pairings.  Tickets are limited.  The cost is $75 in advance or $90 at the door.  Make reservations by March 19 by calling 661-254-3063.  Click here to purchase tickets on-line.  SCVBGC.org

What:  St. Patrick’s Day Party at American Legion Post 507
When:  Saturday, March 17 from 4-9pm
Where:  American Legion Post 507, 24527 Spruce Street, Newhall
Details:  Enjoy a special St. Patrick’s Day Party to benefit Boy’s State.  Tickets are $10 and include a Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner from 4-6pm and music and dancing until 9pm.  Dress for the “Most Festive Outfit” contest.  Raffles, prizes, a dart tournament and St. Patty’s Day games round out the evening.  Call 661-259-8507 for more information.

What:  Golden Valley  Jazz Band “Winter Blues” Concert
When:  Thursday, March 22 at 7pm
Where:  Golden Valley High School Theater, 27051 Robert C. Lee Parkway (near Sierra Highway)
Details:  Golden Valley High School Jazz Band perform their annual “Winter Blues” concert with special guest saxophonist Kevin Garren.  Kevin Garren’s credit include Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band, Jennifer Lopez, and Kenny Loggins.  Click here for more information. 

UPCOMING…

What: Santa Clarita Home & Garden Show
When: Saturday, March 31 from 9am-5pm and Sunday, April 1 from 10am-4pm
Where:
Hyatt Regency Valencia, 24500 Town Center Drive, Valencia (Town Center at McBean Parkway)
Details:
The 3rd Annual Santa Clarita Home & Garden Show is going to be bigger than ever.  Over 130 businesses and organizations will be participating.  New for 2012 is the Emergency Expo with emergency equipment and displays where you can learn to be prepared (see entry below).  There will be a Kid’s Zone, RV Show and Garden Party Community Stage.  Expect drawings, give-aways and promotional discounts.  On Sunday there will be plant give-aways.    Click here to learn more about the Home & Garden show and to download admission coupons.

What: Emergency Expo (part of the SC Home & Garden Show)
When: Saturday, March 31 from 9am-5pm
Where:
Hyatt Regency Valencia, 24500 Town Center Drive, Valencia (Town Center at McBean Parkway)
Details: Learn to be prepared at the Emergency Expo.  This year the Emergency Expo will be part of the Home & Garden Show (see entry above).  The Emergency Expo will take place on Saturday only.  There will be several demonstrations, such as Drop/Cover/Hold, dog rescue, fire turnout competition and climbing rescue.  The kids can enjoy face painting, Smokey Bear and crafts.  Admission to the Emergency Expo is free.  Make a plan, build a kit, stay informed.  Click here for more information.

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Top Things To Do This Weekend, March 14, 2012

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