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Circle of Hope New Year’s Gala
A Ride For Life
Ice Station Valencia – Kidtastic Winter Camp
Dining Out, Health & Wealth, Glacier Slide
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 a Champagne toast, live swing band, full no-host bar, buffet dinner and casino. Tickets are $100 per person. Click here  to learn more.
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 opens at 10am. 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.
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When: Now through January 14
Where: Scratch Golf, 25621 Hercules Street (near Kelly Johnson Parkway loop)
Details: Doug Dannevik, head pro at Scratch Golf is offering a savings of 15% on all memberships through January 14. Stop by for a fun interactive tour. Scratch is a one-of-a kind, state-of-the-art, 12,000 sq ft indoor golf training facility which includes 30+ real courses playable on advanced golf simulators and bunker, chipping area and putting green. Scratch has programs for every one of all skill levels from beginner to advance. Business people love Scratch for their lunch time program. With Winter and less daylight, Scratch should be your choice to practice or play Pebble Beach in their PGA approved simulators. Call 661-775-0578 or visit ScratchJuniorGolf.com 
Scratch Golf – Kids Golf Camp
When: December 26 through January 6
Where: Scratch Golf, 25621 Hercules (near Kelly Johnson Parkway loop)
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 
Ice Station Valencia – Kidtastic Winter Camp
When: Monday, January 2 through Friday, January 13
Where: Ice Station Valencia, 27745 N. Smyth Drive, across from Valencia High School
Details: The coolest camp in town is enrolling now. Winter Wonderland Camp offers games, crafts and ice skating lessons. Your kids can enjoy snow play and sled rides topped off with hot cocoa. Half-day camps from 9am-noon or 1-4pm are being offered for ages 4-12. Full-day camps from 9am-4pm are being offered for ages 9-12. Click here  for more information or call 661-775-8686.
When: Now through December 31
Where: Paseo Club, 27650 Dickason Drive at Newhall Ranch Road
Details: The Paseo Club offers something for everyone in your family. The Paseo Club has 15 tennis courts, a 3-story Fitness Building, a junior size Olympic pool, a spa with sauna and steam rooms and special social events for members. Contact them for a tour of the facilities. Currently they are holding their “12 Days of Fitness” program. Call 661-257-0044 for more information on the program. Click here  to learn more.
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.
Details: Several of KHTS’ Restaurant Row members will be open for New Year’s Eve and/or New Year’s Day. Wolf Creek  has a special New Year’s menu. Salt Creek Grille  has a rockin’ New Year’s Eve planned with Dave Ford & the Last Set and a special dinner. Oggi’s Pizza & Brewery  is there for you if you’re not into an evening celebration and just want a great dinner. Oggi’s will be open from 11am-9pm. Margaritas Mexican Grill  has a special New Year’s Day Brunch planned from 9am-2pm. Kelly’s Steak & Seafood  has plans for New Year’s Eve that includes dancing, dinner and party favors. Mixer’s Restaurant & Lounge  has your New Year’s Eve covered with a special “Chef Select” menu from 7-9pm before the party starts at 9pm with a gourmet dessert buffet and Champagne toast. Piccola Trattoria  will be serving from their regular menu starting at 5pm and reservations are required. Schooners Patio Grille  will be open from 11am-2am with a special Ribeye Dinner available. Roman Holiday Wine Lounge  is a unique experience and fast becoming a new favorite in Santa Clarita. Roman Holiday will have special plates and cocktails with party favors and sparkling wine at midnight. Denny’s , now they aren’t a restaurant that you would typically think of for New Year’s, but I’m including them here because 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. Click here to learn more about Restaurant Row. 
Health & Wealth
Details: If you are looking to start the New Year with good Health & Wealth, check out these entries on the KHTS business directory. Health entries  - chiropractic, dentists, doctors, fitness, healthcare, massages, pharmacy, prenatal imaging, urologists and more. Wealth entries  - attorney, banking, divorce, financial, legal and more.
When: Sunday, January 1, doors open at 8:45am, event starts at 9:00am
Where: Aquatic Center, 20850 Centre Pointe Parkway near Golden Valley
Details: If your idea of a New Year’s celebration is to take a water plunge via a waterslide then the Glacier Slide/Polar Bear Swim is for you. Register by calling 661-250-3766.
What: Barry’s Tickets
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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