Rabies season 2014 started in February, with a bat found dead in an Agua Dulce swimming pool. Last year saw an abnormally high number of bats in Los Angeles County and a large percentage of them in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Central Park has been selected for “Heart Your Park,” a program introduced as part of Macy’s “Secret Garden” campaign, which aims to raise awareness and dollars for local parks across the country. From March 7 to March 31, customers at Macy’s in the Westfield Valencia Town Center can donate $1 or more at the register, with 100 percent of the donations benefiting Central Park. To further spread the love, Macy’s will match the total customer donation across all stores, dollar for dollar, up to $250,000 in total.
College of the Canyons is hosting a free forum on Friday addressing mental health issues among veterans and the services available to them. The event is geared towards college and university employees and counts toward Continuing Education Hours.
Santa Clarita Christian School’s 2013-2014 girls soccer season – the most successful season in the history of SCCS varsity soccer – came to an end Tuesday night on the field at College of the Canyons.
Facing Gabrielino (San Gabriel), a high school with a senior class more than twice the size the entire SCCS high school student body, the Lady Cardinals lost their first and final game of the season, 4-1 in the CIF-Southern Section Division 7 semifinals.
The same day its worldwide box-office receipts topped $1 billion, “Frozen,” co-directed by Jennifer Lee and 1978 CalArts grad Chris Buck, added an Oscar to its trophy collection at the 86th Annual Academy Awards Sunday.
The Santa Clarita Public Library invites residents to attend a FREE special evening with New York Times and international best-selling authorJamie Ford at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, March 28, 2014 at the Old Town Newhall Library, located at 24500 Main Street.
Community members are invited to use their imagination and creative flair to transform an everyday curbside recycling cart into a work of art for the City’s cArt aRt Competition, which promotes reusing and recycling household items. Residents, families, school groups, clubs, teams, church groups and other organizations are encouraged to participate in the competition, which is opennow through Monday, March 24, 2014.
Residents interested in joining the City of Santa Clarita’s team of dedicated water safety professionals are invited to attend lifeguard tryouts onSaturday, March 8, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center. All candidates must complete and submit an online application form in advance at Agency.GovernmentJobs.com/SantaClarita/ in order to be considered.
March right into the month of spring with the City of Santa Clarita Public Library as they host a variety of FREE educational events at each library branch, including Canyon Country, Valencia and Old Town Newhall. Community members of all ages are invited to participate in engaging, interactive programming, including: