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Things To Do In Santa Clarita – January 1, 2014

Looking for fun things to do in Santa Clarita? Check out these Santa Clarita events: Ice Station Valencia “Winter Camp,” Waller’s Gym Jam “Winter Camp,” Placerita Nature Center “Volunteer Training.”

Ice Station “Kidtastic Winter Wonderland Camp” 
Waller’s Gym Jam “Winter Camp”
Placerita Canyon Natural Area “Volunteer Training”
Hart High E-Waste Disposal Event
Audio & Large Print Books Needed
SC Artist Association “Joy To Art”

Ice Station Valencia “Kidtastic Winter Wonderland Camp”

When:  January 2-10
Where:  Ice Station Valencia, 27745 N. Smyth Drive, Valencia – across from Valencia High School
Details:  Ice Station Valencia has the “coolest camp” in town.  Register now for January camp.  “Kidtastic Winter Wonderland Camp” includes games, crafts and ice skating lessons.  All levels of skaters are welcome.  Various sessions are available with half-days and full-days.  Join for one day or all Winter Break.  More information is available by calling 775-8686 or online.  

Wallers Gym Jam “Gymnastics Winter Camp”

When:  January 6-10, times below
Where:  Waller’s Gym Jam, 26515 Ruether Avenue, Santa Clarita
Details:  Waller’s Gym Jam Academy is holding their Gymnastics Winter Camp.  Waller’s Gym Jam Academy is owned and directed by 1992 Olympian and 2004 Olympic Coach, Chris Waller and his wife Cindy Waller.  The Gymnastics Winter Camp is for boys and girls ages 18 months and up.  Ages four and up attend from 9am-noon.  Ages six and up attend from 9am-3pm.  More information is available by calling 251-3390 or online. 

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Placerita Canyon Nature Center - Natural Area “Volunteer Training”

When:  starting Tuesday, January 7, 2014 from 9am-noon
Where:  Placerita Canyon Natural Area, 19152 Placerita Canyon Road, Newhall
Details:  The Placerita Canyon Natural Area, also known as the Placerita Nature Center, is holding a 9-week training program for “Volunteer-Naturalist.”  Become a Volunteer Naturalist and learn about the natural environment, how to teach children about nature, and how to make a difference in your community.  No special background is needed, just a willingness to attend training and to volunteer at least twice a month.  Classes meet Tuesdays and Thursdays for nine weeks.  Topics include native plants, ecology, insects, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, geology, history, and interpretive techniques.  The cost of training is $45, which includes all training materials – instruction manual, field guide, T-shirt, and related items.  Other volunteer opportunities are also available.  More information is available by calling 259-7721 or online

Hart High E-Waste Disposal Event

When:  Saturday, January 4 from 9am-4pm
Where:  College of the Canyons Valencia campus,  26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia
Details:  Hart High is holding a free E-Waste Disposal Event to benefit the City of Santa Clarita.   E-Waste is described as anything electronic, but, large appliances are not allowed.  Consider this collection for your old computers, printers, televisions, VCRs, cell phones, fax machine, stereos and electronic games. 

Audio & Large Print Books Needed

When:  through January 31 
Where:  see below
Details: Prayer Angels for the Military is collecting audio books, large print books, magazines, word search and crossword puzzles.   Your donations are tax-deductible. Cash donations are accepted and can be mailed to:  Prayer Angels for the Military, Inc., 21609 Oak Orchard Road, Newhall, CA 91321 or online through Paypal. Items can be dropped off at American Family Funding 28368 Constellation Rd, #398 Santa Clarita or to Prayer Angel sites at 21609 Oak Orchard Road, Newhall; 23510 and Cherry St, Newhall; 23667 Via Delfina, Valencia.  More information is available by calling 661-799-8865, 818-606-9677 or email

Santa Clarita Artist Association “Joy To Art”

When: through January 5
Where:  24251 Town Center Drive #155, Valencia
Details:  The Santa Clarita Artists’ Association presents “Joy To Art!” This is an opportunity to see and purchase special items.  “Small Pieces – Small Prices.  A special holiday selection where all small art prices are $100.  Come in to see one-of-a-kind paintings, art pieces, photography, handmade jewelry and holiday ornaments and more.  Give the gift of art!”  Gallery Hours:  Fridays and Saturdays from 4-10pm, Sundays from 1-7pm.

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


Looking for more events or want to register your event – check out the KHTS Community Calendar 


Things To Do In Santa Clarita – January 1, 2014

Article: Things To Do In Santa Clarita – January 1, 2014
Source: Santa Clarita News
Author: Connie Jones