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Top Things To Do This Weekend, January 4, 2012

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

Providence Blood Drive
Old Town Newhall - Art Walk
Kids Services – Study, Counseling, Activities
E-Waste Fund Raiser

Providence Blood Drive
When:  Saturday, January 7 from 10am-4pm
Where:  Santa Clarita Providence Health Center at Valencia and McBean
Details:  January is National Blood Donor Month and Providence is holding a blood drive.  This drive is being held locally.  Make yourself feel good and benefits others at the same time.  Click here for information that answer any questions you may have on donating.   

Old Town Newhall - Art Walk
When:  Thursday, January 5 from 4-8pm
Where:  Main Street, Old Town Newhall
Details:  On the first Thursday of the month, you can experience the artistic side of Newhall.  There will be arts & crafts booths, several businesses featuring performances and galleries, and stroll the Farmers Market. Gourmet food trucks will be on hand to excite your taste buds.  This event is free and open to the public.  Click here for more information. 


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Kids Services – Study, Counseling, Activities
Details:  Now that the New Year is here, you may notice that it is time to get your kids an extra boost.  They may need some extra help with their studies or if things have been stresses maybe counseling would be of help.  Or are you looking for a new activity.  KHTS has a variety of local business that may be of help.
Tutoring:
Valencia Tutors assesses skill levels and can teach your child skills to make them successful.  Tutor Time offers you the advantage of being able to choose one of several locations.  Study Pros offers in-home tutoring.  Mathnasium is a top math support tutoring service.  AV Learning has special services for children in the Antelope Valley area. 
Counseling: 
SCV Youth The mission of SCV Youth Project is to provide a safe, nurturing environment where teens and families are strengthened, empowered and equipped with the tools they need to live successful and fulfilling lives.  Action Family Counseling knows that being a teenager in Santa Clarita today is a lot different then when we were kids.  The social and academic pressures are different.  Drugs, alcohol, gangs and sex…these are pressures today's teens face.  When these pressures become too great, that is when ACTION Parent & Teen Support Group can help.  Alex Urbina Teen Leadership Training is guided by Alex Urbina, one of the leading experts in Personal Development Trainings for Teens & Parents. Alex is a powerful Lifestyle Effectiveness Coach helping teens and parents discover their untapped potential and personal power.  Sign up for one of his two-day workshops.
Activities: 
Ice Station Valencia Sign up today for Kidtastic Winter Wonderland Camp or enjoy their open skating sessions.  Fin’s Glow Zone Offers glow in the dark miniature golf.  MB2 is a state of the art indoor kart racing complex that offers challenging and thrilling racing.Waller’s Gym Jam Academy is owned and directed by 1992 Olympian and 2004 Olympic Coach, Chris Waller, and his wife Cindy Waller.  Waller’s offers all levels of gymnastics from Parent and Me and preschool to the highest levels of girls’ competitive right here in Santa Clarita.  Gymboree Play & Music gives you and your child the chance to build creativity, confidence and lifelong friendships. Gymboree programs are specially designed to help young children learn and develop as they play.  Scratch Golf has a unique Scratch training program for juniors that is modeled after other sports – train, practice and compete.  Paseo Club is offering a seminar on Kids Nutrition that discusses the effects of sugar and fast food, after school snacks, and easy recipes and tips of healthy eating.  Register your kids for Junior Boot Camp.


Click here for events on the music blog, “Peeples Place at KHTS”, written by Stephen K. Peeples featuring SCV music news, reviews, features and photos.


E-Waste Fund Raiser
When:  Saturday and Sunday, January 7 and 8 from 9am-4pm
Where:  College of the Canyons parking lot
Details:  Bring your E-waste to this fundraiser and have the added advantage of cleaning out your closets and garage.  And further, you’ll benefit the California Flyer’s Pro-X World Team, a local All-Star competitive cheer team.  Click here to learn more about the California Flyers.   

Denny’s
When:  between now and January 17
Where:  Denny’s in the SCV
Details: Between now and January 17 when you eat at an SCV Denny’s you can donate to the SCV Senior Center Foundation.  Purchase a raffle ticket for $1 and that ticket enrolls you in a drawing for an iPad, television, Kindle, mountain bike, 50 winners will win Grand Slams for one year and many more prizes.  The drawing takes place January 18 at the SCV Senior Center and winners need not be present to win.   

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

Click here for other events listed on the KHTS Community Calendar.  Add your own event to our Community Calendar.  Please give us at least two weeks notice.

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

Upcoming:

What:  Elks Roast – John Heys
When:  Saturday, January 21
Where:  Santa Clarita Elks Lodge, 17766 Sierra Highway, Canyon Country
Details:  Get your tickets now for roasting of John Heys, CEO of Heys Plumbing at the 14th Annual Elks Lodge Roast.  The evening should be a riot with the rich fodder that John and plumbing has to offer.  The evening benefits the Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers.  Click here or call Samuel Dixon Family Health at 661-257-2339 x302 for more information and tickets.

What:  PAC – Dionne Warwick
When:  Friday, January 13 at 8pm
Where:  Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center
Details:  Get your tickets to see pop music icon Dionne Warwick.  You can also enjoy a pre-concert cocktail reception and a meet-and-greet with Dionne Warwick.  The proceeds of the pre-concert benefit PAC K-12 Arts Education Outreach.  Click here to learn more.