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Top Things To Do This Weekend, March 23, 2011

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

Santa Clarita Home & Garden Show
Percy Knox Benefit Concert
Golden Valley High - Winter Blues Concert
Take A Ride In A Piece Of History
Texas Hold ‘Em – SCV Senior Center Foundation
Zonta LifeForward Workshop – “Credit & Credit History”
SC Street Fair – Benefits SCV Winter Shelter

Santa Clarita Home & Garden Show
The Home & Garden Show is here!  Over 80 home and garden businesses and organization will the there - everything from nursery/florists, plumbing, pools & spas, bath, cabinetry, living green, remodeling, decorating and so much more.  There will be booths of interest for the entire family.  Click here for a full list.  The Home & Garden Show is a great place to get tips and ideas and to see valuable demonstrations.  This year the Show is more centrally located at the Hyatt Regency Valencia on Town Center Drive.  Click here for a map.  Admission is $5.  Click here for a printable discount coupon.  Under age 12, first responders, military and seniors over 60 are free.  The Show will run Saturday from 9am-5pm and Sunday from 10am-4pm. 
Visit:  scvhomeandgarden.com

Percy Knox Benefit Concert
A variety of old school American soul and Rhythm & Blues is the ticket for a positive family entertainment experience at the Percy Knox Benefit Concert. The concert will feature performances by:  Evelyn “Champagne” King; Windy Barnes Farrell, Meli’sa Morgan, Rose Royce, James “D-Train” Williams, Johnny Kemp and more.  The Percy Knox Benefit Concert is designed to expose and entertain a diverse audience with a variety of old school music.  The concert will be held Saturday starting at 3pm at College of the Canyons.  General admission is $20 and seating is limited.  For tickets call 909-205-0152 or 323-601-4896.  Proceeds benefit local high school track and field programs. 
Visit:  PKITrackMeet.com   

Golden Valley High - Winter Blues Concert
An evening of jazz, like no other, is what you’ll experience at Golden Valley High School Jazz Band’s Winter Blues Concert with special guest artist John Roberts.  That’s right, John Roberts, the trombone player for Christina Aguilera, Sting and Chris Botti.  Experience a blend of new talent mixed with the experience of a great professional.  The concert will be held Thursday starting at 7pm.  Tickets are $10, under age 12 is free.  The concert benefits the Golden Valley High School music program.  The concert takes place at Golden Valley High located at 27051 Robert C. Lee Parkway, off of Golden Valley Parkway near Sierra Highway.  Tickets are available from school band members or email: wblues@gvband.shordale.com 
Visit:  GoldenValleyBand.com     


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Take A Ride In A Piece Of History
A flying replica of the B-17 bomber, Liberty Belle, will be on hand at the Bob Hope Airport in Burbank this weekend. The Army Air Corps' B-17 Flying Fortress bomber was instrumental in the victory in Europe in World War II, and the public can get up close and personal and even get a ride. Only a few B-17s are capable of flight today, so don't miss out on this historic opportunity. Veterans will be on hand to answer questions, too.  Click here for a full story and pictures.  Flights and ground tours will be available Saturday and Sunday at Bob Hope (Burbank) Airport.  Flights are between 10am-3pm with ground tours after flights.   Call 918-340-0243 to schedule a flight.  For more information on Liberty Belle, click here.

Texas Hold ‘Em – SCV Senior Center Foundation
Join in the poker fun to benefit the SCV Senior Center Foundation.  Not a poker player?  Join in the wine tasting.  The tournament will be held at the Summit Clubhouse located at 24600 Del Monte Drive in Valencia.  There will be prizes, an incredible lunch provided by Margarita’s Restaurant, beer, wine and total fun.  It runs from 2-6pm.  Initial buy-in for the tournament is $50.  Call 259-9444 or email crasmussen@scvscf.org
Visit:  SCVSeniorFoundation.org 

Zonta LifeForward Workshop – “Credit & Credit History”
Zonta is giving women of Santa Clarita an opportunity to grow and learn with their LifeForward Workshops.  Saturday’s workshop is “Credit & Credit History”.  This free of charge workshop is designed for women who are underserved, in need or at risk.  The goal of the program is to foster economic independence and self-sufficiency.  The workshop will be held from 9:30am-1pm at Desert Streams Church located at 26873 Ruether Avenue in Canyon Country.  Email questions to lifeforward@scvzonta.org
Visit:  SCVZonta.org  

SC Street Fair – Benefits SCV Winter Shelter
That fun and festive event, the Santa Clarita Street Fair, is here again this weekend.  This one-per-month marketplace is open Saturday and Sunday from 8am-3pm.  Admission and parking are free.  The marketplace is set up at College of the Canyons in parking lot 8 next to the football stadium.  Local vendors will be offering art, crafts, handmade items and more.  Gourmet food trucks will be serving lunch from 11am-2pm.  A portion of the proceeds benefit the SCV Emergency Winter Shelter.
Visit:  SantaClaritaStreetFair.com        

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

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Upcoming Events:
Who:  SCV Youth Project – 3rd Annual Sweet Charity Cake Auction & Competition
What:  Businesses and organizations sponsor or make their own cakes for competition.  Visitors can bid on and win the cakes.  Click here for photos of the 2010 Sweet Charity Cake Auction & Competition. 
Where:  TCP Valencia
When:  Saturday, April 9
Visit:  HelpNotHassle.org