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Top Things To Do This Weekend, May 23, 2012

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

Triumph Foundation – Wheelchair Sports Clinic
COC – Comedians of the Canyons
Leukemia & Lymphoma – “Ride”
Adage IT “Open House”
Canyon Theatre Guild “Thoroughly Modern Millie”
LPAC – Lee Matalon’s Big Band
Upcoming – Kids & Summer

Triumph Foundation – Wheelchair Sports Clinic
When: Saturday, May 26 from 9am-5pm
Where:
Santa Clarita Sports Complex, 20870 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita
Details:
Experience the exciting world of adaptive wheelchair sports.  Come to a clinic where you can try out sport chairs while getting tutorials on how to play the games.  “If you have ever thought about trying out wheelchair sports and would like to experience the action, come out and participate in this free event”.  This event is open to all.  There will be a concession stand selling lunch and snacks.  All proceeds benefit Disabled Sports & Fitness which promotes and develops sports programs and events for challenged athletes.  Triumph Foundation’s mission is to help individuals with Spinal Cord Injuries to triumph over their disability and to inspire them to keep moving forward with their lives by pushing themselves to get better every day.  Click here to learn more about Triumph Foundation.

College of the Canyons – Comedians of the Canyons Final Evening of Improv
When: Saturday, May 26 at 8pm
Where: College of the Canyons – Valencia Campus, Pico Canyon Hall, Room 202
Details:
The College of the Canyons’ theatre department will host an “evening of unscripted laughter and excitement as the college’s student improv troupe, Comedians of the Canyons, presents its final show of the spring semester”.  The troupe is made up of student performers enrolled in the college’s advanced improvisational performance theatre class.  During each performance, scenes are made up on the spot using audience suggestions. There is no script and no safety net, which makes each performance exciting and hilarious to watch.  The evening is free and open to the public. Seating is limited.  For more information contact Allan Trautman at allan.trautman@canyons.edu or click hereClick here to read more on Comedians of the Canyons.


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Leukemia & Lymphoma – “Ride”
When: Saturday, May 26, from 11am-1pm
Where: Spokes is located at 26635 Valley Center Drive, Unit 106, 661-291-1196
Details: Sarah Rock is asking you to ‘ride’ for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society at Spokes Indoor Cycling.  The event is a class led by a Spokes instructor.  Music will accompany the ride and light snacks and conversation will follow.  The suggested donation is $15.  Spokes will donate half of the proceeds from any cycling packages sold at the event to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.  Click here for more information on Sarah Rock’s fundraising page.

Adage IT “Open House”
When:  Thursday, May 24 from 5:30-7:30pm
Where:  Adage, 27451 Tourney Road (across the hall from SC Chamber of Commerce)
Details:    Adage is an IT vendor that can help your company maximize its use of technology.  They listen to your desires, while assessing your needs to provide a complete IT solution that delivers on its promise.  With over 50 years of combined knowledge on the Adage IT team, it’s hard to find anything related to your computers, network, or phones that they haven’t done.  Come to the Adage IT “Open House” and see all that this brillant team has to offer.  Visit Adageit.com to learn more about what Adage IT has to offer.

What: Canyon Theatre Guild “Thoroughly Modern Millie”
When: Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm:  5/26, 6/2, 6/9, 6/15, 6/16, 6/22, 6/23;  Saturdays and Sundays 2pm:  5/27, 6/3, 6/10, 6/16, 6/17, 6/23, 6/24
Where: Canyon Theatre Guild, 24242 Main Street, Old Town Newhall
Details: The Canyon Theatre Guild brings us the Broadway Tony Award winning musical “Thoroughly Modern Millie”.  The play takes place in New York during the roaring ‘20s.  It tells the story of Millie Dillmount a shiny-faced new-comer to the big city.   Tickets are $15 for juniors/seniors and $17 for adults.  Some of the material presented may not be suitable for young children.  Canyon Theatre Guild is offering free tickets to the unemployed and their family, with proof of unemployment.  Click here for more information and tickets or call 661-799-2702.

LPAC – Lee Matalon’s Big Band
When: Saturday, May 26 at 8pm
Where:
Lancaster Performing Arts Center, 750 W. Lancaster Boulevard, Lancaster
Details:
Lee Matalon’s Big Band at Lancaster Performing Arts will get you up and out of your seat and dancing to their big band beat.  You’ll travel back in time to the hits of a bygone era of big band music.  Click here for tickets and more information or call 661-723-5950.

Upcoming – Kids & Summer…

What: Little Chefs, Teen Chefs Cooking Camp
When: various sessions starting June 18 and ending August 24
Where:
Valencia Chef Camp, 23460 Cinema Drive, Valencia
Details:
Former White House chef, Louis Eguaras has started Little Chefs & Teen Chefs Cooking Camp.  The 10-week sessions teach young chefs how to cook delicious, healthy meals.  The idea is to instill a lifelong love of cooking and an understanding of the importance of a healthy diet.  Program Sessions include:  Culinary Foundations, Baking Foundations, American traditions, Best Breakfast Ever, Cooking Meals All Day, International Cuisine, Crazy About Sweets and Regional Cuisine.  Click here for more information and session dates or call 661-381-1540.

What:  Ice Station – Kidtastic Summer Skating Camp
When: various programs starting June 18 through August 17
Where:
Ice Station Valencia, 27745 N. Smyth Drive, Valencia
Details:
Your kids can escape the summer heat at the coolest place in town, Ice Station Valencia.  There will be games, crafts and ice skating lessons.  Weekly lessons will include broomball, hockey, curling and more.  There are half-day morning/afternoon and full day options.  Daily or weekly rates are available.  Click here to learn more or call 661-775-8686.  

What:Scratch Golf – Summer Golf Camp
When: various sessions starting June 18 through August 10
Where: Scratch Golf, 25621 Hercules Street, Santa Clarita (near Kelly Johnson Parkway)
Details:
Scratch Golf offers kids of all ages and abilities a chance to learn and perfect ‘the sport for life’ at Scratch Golf Summer Golf Camp.  Instructors are PGA and LPGA professionals.  Kids will learn and improve in all four facets of golf: swing, short game, putting and fitness.  Basic golf lessons are incorporated into each session.  Call 661-775-0578 or click here to learn more or to register for Summer Golf Camp.

What: Waller’s Academy – Summer Day Camp
When: June 18 through August 3
Where:
Waller’s Gym Jam Academy, 26515 Ruether Avenue, Santa Clarita
Details:
Your children can be part of “Crazy, Happy, Fun Gymnastics, Games & Friends” at Waller’s Gym Jam Academy Summer Day Camp.  Lil’ Jammers (age four to six) have sessions from 9am to noon.  Gym Jammers (age six to twelve) have sessions from 9am to 3:00pm.  There are discounted rates for siblings.  Click here to learn more or call 661-251-3390.

What: Scout Expo 2012
When: Saturday, June 2 from 9am to 6pm
Where:
Bridgeport Market Place, on Newhall Ranch Road between Grandview Avenue and McBean Parkway
Details:
At Scout Expo 2012 you’ll “experience the fun, excitement and life-long learning offered by scouting”.  This event is free and fun for the entire family.  Local Cub Scout Packs and Boy Scout Troops will host booths featuring hands on activities.  Kids can experience:  crafts, sports, first aid, Monkey Bridge, cooking demonstrations and scout skills.  Parents can learn about the scouting program.  Click here for more information. 

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

 

 

Top Things To Do This Weekend, May 23, 2012

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