The 10th anniversary of the annual Sheriff's Toy Drive held at AutoNation Valencia - Chevrolet was held on December 4th, 2013. Eight school choirs performed at the event including Santa Clarita Children's Choir, Rio Vista Elementary, Fenton Charter School, Fair Oaks Elementary/Golden Oak Elementary, SCVi Charter School, Monticello Preparatory School, Mitchell Elementary, and Learn Beyond The Book. Parents and spectators joined us and even Santa stopped by! Toys may still be droped off until December 21st at Autonation Chevrolet, the Santa Clarita Sheriff Station, our KHTS Radio kiosk at the Westfield Valencia Town Center or at our KHTS studios. All toys are for families in need in Santa Clarita.
Santa Clarita Valley veterans housing project celebrated a groundbreaking Saturday, a timely event for Veteran’s Day weekend, as the country and community celebrate the contributions and sacrifices from members of the armed forces.
Halloween at the Castle, Real Life Church’s third annual Halloween event, sponsored by KHTS AM-1220, was held on Saturday from 3 to 8 p.m. at their Valencia campus.
Approximately 12,000 to 13,000 Santa Clarita families enjoyed activities for all ages, including live entertainment and plenty of candy.
Set in a Medieval Castle, guests enjoyed jesters, jugglers and stilt walkers and engaged in tests of artistry, skill and bravery. Spectators enjoyed professional jousting and aeriel acts. This free event was put on courtesy of Real Life Church as a safe and fun way to celebrate Halloween.
On October 13, the Child and Family Center held their 10th annual Kid Expo at Golden Valley High School. The Kid Expo presented by Providence Holy Cross Medical Center featured exhibitors from throughout the Santa Clarita Valley. At the Kid Expo, a variety of services and products for Santa Clarita youth, such as karate, dance, art, gymnastics and tutors were on hand. More than 1,200 exhibits of local businesses for children were on display at the event.
Concerts in the Park rocked with The Spazmatics on Saturday. The park was full of people and cars filled the lot and lined the streets for a mile. The Spazmatics sang older rock and some new songs, and they even brought some lucky guests on stage.
“This is our fifth year and what this event is intended to do is introduce kids to a variety of physical activities, get them out and get them playing,” said Richard Carr, recreation supervisor for youth sports for the city of Santa Clarita.” Also, they can learn about eating healthy and creating healthy eating habits.” The event began at 10 a.m. and ended at 3 p.m. with more than 2,000 people coming to the event, said Carr.