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Top Things To Do This Weekend, December 21, 2011

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NorthParkCommunityChurch
RealLifeChurch
Grace Baptist
The Sanctuary
FirstChristianCanyon Country
Family Snow Day & Learn To Play Hockey – Ice Station
And Upcoming...

NorthParkCommunityChurch
When:  Christmas Eve services:  Friday, Dec 23 at 5pm and 7pm; Saturday, December 24 at 3pm, 5pm, 7pm and 11pm;  Christmas Day Casual Family Services: Sunday, December 25 at 9am and 10:30am.
Where:  NorthPark Community Church, 28310 Kelly Johnson Drive (near Copperhill & Newhall Ranch Rd on the Kelly Johnson loop)
Details:  “Come together, be transformed, make a difference” at NorthPark Community Church.  Senior Pastor Dr Dave White welcomes everyone to NorthPark.  Their Christmas Eve services will have candlelight, beautiful music, a family atmosphere and the special message of Christmas hope.  Michelle Stewart will be a special guest.  Family Christmas services will be family casual and will feature a hot chocolate bar complete with sprinkles, toppings and flavorings.  Call NorthPark Community Church at 661-296-6784 or click here to learn more. 

RealLifeChurch
When:  Christmas services: Thursday, December 22 at 7pm;  Friday, December 23 at 5:30pm and 7:00pm;  Saturday, December 24 at 2:30pm, 4:00pm, 5:30pm, 7:00pm and 11:00pm
Where:  Real Life Church, 23841 Newhall Ranch Road, near Bridgeport
Details:  In addition to the services listed, the church will be open on Sunday, December 25 between 10am-Noon for quiet reflection and devotional time.  There will be prayer team members to pray with you, if you’d like.  The vision of Real Life Church is to be a church unchurched people love to attend.  Call Real Life at 661- 775-7401 or click here to learn more.   


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Grace Baptist
When:  Christmas Eve services:  Saturday, December 24 at 4:00pm, 6:00pm and 11pm;  Christmas Day service:  10:45am
Where:  22833 Copper Hill Drive, near Seco Canyon
Details:  The Senior Pastor at Grace Baptist is David Hegg.  “Grace is a place where lots of different people feel comfortable and appreciated.”  Come celebrate Christmas at Grace Baptist.  Call Grace Baptist at 661-296-8737 or click here to learn more. 

The Sanctuary
When:  Christmas Day services: 11am
Where:  The Sanctuary Church, 26444 Friendly Valley Parkway off Sierra Highway
Details:  On Christmas Day The Sanctuary is holding an 11am meeting. The Sanctuary is “safe place to grow”.  Senior Pastor Marty Walker welcome you to their meetings.  Call The Sanctuary at 661-252-7255 or click here to learn more.   

First Christian Church of Canyon Country
When:  Christmas Day Sunday School:  9am-10am;  Christmas Day worship service: 10:15am-11:45am
Where:  27421 Homyr Place, Canyon Country (across from Edwards Theaters on Soledad)
Details:  Pastor Bill Haley is the Senior Pastor of First Christian Church.  First Christian Church of Canyon Country is a “bible believing fellowship dedicated to restoring the pattern of New Testament Christianity”.  They are not a part of a denomination.  Call 661-251-1230 or click here to learn more.   

Ice Station – Family Snow Day and Learn Hockey
When:  see details for information on each event
Where:  Ice Station Valencia, 27745 N. Smyth Drive, Valencia, across from Valencia High School
Details:  Family Snow Day will be held Saturday, December 24 from 1:00-4:15pm Child admission (17 and under) is $12.  Child admission includes Snow Play Area on the Pond (in shoes, no skates), skate rental and ice skating, hot cocoa and meeting Santa.  Adult admission is free (skate rental $5).  The Learn Hockey Program is a free four week session for children of all ages.  They will learn the basics of the game including ice skating, puck handling, passing and shooting.  This is done on an ice surface designed for beginning players.  The program is taught by professional coaches.  The program is every Saturday at 9am.  All the equipment needed will be provided on a loaner basis for the four weeks.  A $150 refundable security deposit is required.  All participating children will receive a jersey.  Call 661-775-8686 to reserve a spot for your child.  Click here for more information on Family Snow Day and Learn Hockey.   


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KHTS Holiday Wish
KHTS wishes everyone a holiday weekend filled with the love of family and friends.   Don’t let the stresses of this time of year take hold.  Hectic Christmas shopping and decorating is over, so try to find some time to sit and relax in front of the tree (even if it is teetering a bit, as in my case).  Please take care if you have to be on the roads and freeways.

Upcoming Events:

Who:  Circle of Hope – Swing Into The New Year
When:  December 31 from 7pm to Midnight
Where:  Robinson Ranch Golf Club, 27734 Sand Canyon Road
Details:  Swing, spin and jump into the New -Year with Circle of Hope’s New Year’s Eve Gala, “Swing into the New Year”.  Don’t wait, make your reservations now.  The evening offers Champagne toast, live swing band, full no-host bar, buffet dinner and casino.  Tickets are $100 per person.  Click here to learn more or call 661-254-5218.   

Who:  “A Ride For Life, A Tribute To George Hincapie” – Ride & Expo
When:  Saturday, December 31 (see website for schedule)
Where:  Central Park, 27234 Bouquet Canyon Road, Santa Clarita
Details:  Have you ever wondered what it would be like to ride alongside a Tour de France Cyclist?  You’ll have a chance without leaving Santa Clarita.  “Big” George Hincapie will be leading “A Ride For Life”, a cycling event of 30, 60 and 100 miles.  A portion of the proceeds benefits Children’s Hospital LA and the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita.  In addition to the cycling event there is an Expo that will be family friendly.  The Expo at Central Park will be open from 10am-4:30pm.  The Expo features a Family 5K fun run and walk, rock climbing wall and obstacle course.  There will be cycling booths with a variety of products.  And don’t miss the music and Food Trucks.  Click here to learn more about the cycling event, George Hincapie and the Expo.       

Who:  Scratch Golf – Golf Camp
When:  December 26 through January 6
Where:  Scratch Golf, 25621 Hercules (near Kelly Johnson Parkway)
Details:  Sign up now for your kids to attend Scratch Golf Camp during their Winter Break from school.  The camp is designed for ages 7 and up of varied skill levels, including beginners.  The instructors are PGA and LPGA high-level instructors.  Kids do not need their own clubs.  Camp options include half or full days with either one, three or five day sessions.  Call 661-775-0578 or visit ScratchJuniorGolf.com  

What:  Barry’s Tickets
Phone:  866-708-8499
Details:  With Barry’s Tickets you have the largest selection of tickets right at your fingertips.  Since 1985, they’ve been selling the hottest tickets in Santa Clarita for events nationwide, including concerts, live theatre, sporting events and comedy tours.  Barry’s Tickets is the perfect gift to give to any music, sport or theater fan.  With their diverse selection of tickets, you will find something that will peak your interest.  When you need to find the best tickets in Santa Clarita and to see all Barry’s Tickets office locations, visit  BarrysTickets.com or call 866-708-8499

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