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Things To Do In Santa Clarita – June 18, 2014

Looking for fun things to do in Santa Clarita? Check out these Santa Clarita events: OTNA Classic Car Show, Country Showdown 2014, Kenneally Acupuncture Summer Seasonal & Festival, Vayu Yoga Anniversary, Valencia Jazz And Blues Concert Series, and more!

 Town Newhall Association “5th Annual Classic Car Show”
Country Showdown 2014
Kenneally Acupuncture “Summer Seasonal & Festival”
Vayu Yoga “One Year Anniversary”

Valencia Jazz And Blues Concert Series
Canyon Theatre Guild “Singing In The Rain”
Sheriff’s “Summer Showdown Barbeque Competition”
And More…And Upcoming…

Old Town Newhall Association “5th Annual Classic Car Show”

When:  Sunday, June 22 from 9am-2pm
Where:  Main Street between 5th & Lyons, Old Town Newhall
Details:  The 5th Annual Classic Car Show hosted by Old Town Newhall Association (OTNA) promises to be bigger and better than ever.  “These irreplaceable forms of transportation from years passed will live again on Main Street, defining the unique tradition of Newhall.” This event is free and family friendly.  If you have a classic vehicle, pre-1975, you may enter online  or  Read more in a story on the KHTS website: Old Town Newhall Association Gears Up For Annual Classic Car Show.  More information available online.

Country Showdown 2014

When:  Saturday, June 21 starting at 5pm
Where: Keyboard Galleria Music Center, 21515 Soledad Canyon Road, #120, near Santa Clarita Lanes
Details:  The deadline has ended and entries to the Country Showdown 2014 have been submitted to KHTS AM-1220.  Local radio stations throughout the United States give upcoming artists a way to win the Country Showdown.  Country Showdown is a series of competitions on several levels:  Local, State, Regional, and National.   This weekend is the first-round of local competition at Keyboard Galleria and all are invited.  This first-round of local competition pares down the field to three competitors.  The final-round of local competition between the top three takes place at the City of Santa Clarita’s Concerts In The Park on Saturday, July 19.  In 2012, Poor Man’s Poison won the National competition and the band was a KHTS contestant.  In 2013, Suzanne Harper was a National competitor and was a KHTS contestant.  Read more on the KHTS website:  Poor Man’s Poison Wins Texaco Country Showdown In Nashville and Texaco Country Showdown Winner Crystal Yates Named At Thursday’s Final.  More information is available by calling KHTS at 661-298-1220 or online

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Kenneally Acupuncture “Summer Seasonal & Festival”

When:  Sunday, June 22 from 9am-5:30pm
Where:  Kenneally Acupuncture, 27225 Camp Plenty Road, Suite 4 – corner of Camp Plenty and Soledad Canyon
Details:  Kenneally Acupuncture knows that people often get sick with a cold or allergies right around the change of seasons.  Kenneally’s acupuncture treatment can help you boost your immune system to assist your body in making the transition from spring to summer.  The “Summer Seasonal & Festival” has will have vendors, readings, drum circles, prizes, and more.  Call for an appointment for a seasonal acupuncture treatment at 661-252-4100.  Learn more about Kenneally Acupuncture online.  

Vayu Yoga “One Year Anniversary”

When:  Friday, June 20 from 6-9pm; Saturday, June 21 from noon-3pm
Where:  Vayu Yoga, 24353 Main Street, Old Town Newhall
Details:  Vayu Yoga is celebrating their “One Year Anniversary.”  Vayu Yoga will be offering complimentary yoga and Pilates trainings to demonstrate new practices and popular practices.  There will be Henna painting, live music (on Friday), aromatherapy, demonstrations, free classes, and a raffle.  Pre-registration is available online since space is limited.     Students must be at least 18 years old.  More information is available by calling 661-222-9262 or online.     

Valencia Jazz And Blues Concert Series 

When:   Friday, June 20 from 7-9:30pm
Where:  On Town Center Drive (at McBean Parkway) next to the Hyatt Regency Valencia
Details:  The Valencia Jazz and Blues Concert Series is back and ready to entertain.  Next on the schedule is Lori Andrews JazHarp Quartet.  “Lori Andrews is a gifted and energetic performer who takes the harp beyond tradition and into the elements of jazz, fusion, and R&B.”  Read more in an article on the KHTS website: Valencia Jazz & Blues Concert Series Announced 15th Annual Lineup.     This street party will also have interactive activities for adults and children.  There will be a variety of food and beverages, including wine and beer for adults.  Admission is free.  No pets or outside food or beverages will be allowed.  More information is available by calling 661-2902911or online.   

Canyon Theatre Guild "Singing In The Rain"

When:  8pm Fridays: June 20, 27;  8pm on Saturdays: June 21, and 28;  2pm Saturdays: June 22;  2pm Sundays: June 22
Where:  Canyon Theatre Guild, 24242 Main Street, Old Town Newhall 
Details:  Canyon Theatre Guild has the classic musical “Singing In The Rain.”  “Based on the classic Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film, Singing In The Rain has been faithfully adapted from the movie.  Each unforgettable scene, song and dance, is accounted for, including the show stopping title number, complete with an onstage rainstorm Read more in an article on the KHTS website: Come Sing In The Rain With Canyon Theatre Guild This Summer. “You remember the plot.  You love the characters.  You know ‘the song’.”  Tickets are $15-17 for juniors/seniors and $17-$19 for adults.  For tickets call 661-799-2702.  More information is available online.   

Sheriff’s “Summer Showdown Barbeque Competition” 

When:  Saturday, June 21 from 11am-4pm
Where:  Jack Bones Equestrian Center, 26983 Tapia Canyon Road, Castaic
Details:  It’s time for the Sheriff’s Department’s 3rd Annual 999 For Kids “Summer Showdown Barbeque Competition.”   Sample all the barbeque while enjoying live music.  There will be games and a Kid’s Zone.  Read more in an article on the KHTS Website:  Deputies Hosting Their Annual Summer Showdown BBQ Competition.       Entry into this family fun event is free.  Tasting and judging cards are $10.  Children age 12 and under get a free tasting card with a paid adult.  Proceeds benefit 999 For Kids. 

ESCAPE Children’s Theatre “The Wizard Of Oz” 

When:  Friday, June 20; Saturday, June 21; and Sunday, June 22
Where:  Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center on the COC Valencia Campus, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia
Details:  ESCAPE (Experience Santa Clarita’s Actor’s Performing Ensemble) Children’s Theatre’s performances of “The Wizard of Oz” will transport audiences down the yellow brick road along with all the characters of Oz.  ESCAPE is all about the ensemble, and in this case, there will be two groups of children performing as part of the ensemble cast.  Tickets are available through ESCAPE.  More information is available by calling 661-299-5264 or online.  

City of Santa Clarita “SENSES”

When:  Thursday, June 19 from 1-10pm
Where:  Main Street, Old Town Newhall, between Market and 6th Street
Details:  The City of Santa Clarita holds “Senses” every third Thursday. SENSES is Santa Clarita’s favorite block party designed to heighten your sense of sight, smell, touch, taste and sound.  Main Street will turn into a block party with live music, entertainment, interactive activities, art displays, giveaways and more.  The theme this week is “British Invasion”.  Main Street will be filled with 1960s era British lifestyle.  Dress in your favorite mod fashion.  The band Platinum Groove will play top hits of the 60s.  More information is available online.  

City Of Santa Clarita “Camp Out” 

When:  Saturday, June 21
Where:  Central Park, 27150 Bouquet Canyon Park, Saugus
Details:  The City of Santa Clarita is taking part in the “Great American Camp Out.”  “Forget about the TV and the computer for the night.  Pop up a tent and enjoy the summer night under the stars with your family and friends.  Enjoy this one of a kind event full of activities for everyone.”  There will be stargazing, T-shirt decorating, family games & crafts, and a campfire with S’Mores.  Space is limited so register now.  More information and registration are available by calling 661-250-3700 or online.  

Castaic Lake Water Agency “Gardening Class” 

When:  Saturday, June 21 from 9am-noon
Where:  Castaic Lake Water Agency, 27234 Bouquet Canyon Road, above Central Park
Details:  Castaic Lake Water Agency holds a variety of community gardening classes.  This month’s class is “Shrubs and Native Plants for the SCV Landscape.”  Register online.   More information is available by calling 661-297-1600 or online.  

SCAA “Art Show & Wine Reception” 

When:  Friday, June 20 from 6-8pm
Where:  Union Bank, 23620 Lyons Avenue, Newhall 
Details:  The Santa Clarita Artist Association, in partnership with Union Bank, is holding an “Art Show & Wine Reception” on Friday, June 20.  The Art Show begins on June 17 and runs through June 21.  The Wine Reception will have wine pourings from Reyes Winery.  The Art Show will be open during Union Bank hours: Monday through Friday from 9am-5pm, and Saturday from 9am-1pm.  More information is available by calling 661-244-7689 or online.  

Summer Fun For Kids…

Academy Swim Club

When:  now and year-round
Where:  Academy Swim Club, 28079 Smyth Drive, Valencia
Details:  The Academy Swim Club holds child-friendly Aquatic Safety Programs.  They teach not only how to swim but how to be safe around water.  Drowning is the leading cause of accidental death in children ages 1-4.  Academy Swim Club offers a variety of programs: Parent-n-Me and Baby Swim; Private, Semi-Private, and Group Lessons; Continuous Re-Enforced Water Safety & Lifesaving Techniques, and more.  More information is available by calling 661-702-8585 or online.  

Canyon Theatre Guild “Summer Youth Workshops”

When:  see below
Where:  Canyon Theatre Guild, 21242 Main Street, Old Town Newhall
Details:  Canyon Theatre Guild offers Summer Youth Workshops.  These workshops are perfect in a variety of ways to suit almost all kids.  Previous acting experience is not necessary.  The workshops are about learning and group cooperation while having fun, and making and meeting new friends.  Kids will learn from professionals and put on a show on a real stage. More information on each workshop, play information, and pricing are available by calling 661-799-2702 or online.  

CTG Kids is for ages 6-10.  
The CTG Kids will work on “Super Heroes & Social Smarts, or How to Interact with Human Beings.” 
Workshops run: 
Session 1 - June 23 - July 3
Session 2 - July 7 - July 18
Session 3 - July 21 - August 2.  
All CTG Kids sessions meet Monday through Friday from 9am-noon. 

CTG Juniors is for ages 10-13.  
The CTG Juniors will work on “The Magical Land of Oz.”
Workshops run:
Session 1 – June 23 - July 11
Session 2 – July 14 – August 2
Both sessions meet Monday through Friday from 12:30pm-4:30pm.
These workshops are limited to 25 students.

CTG Stars is for ages 13-17.  
The CTG Stars will work on “Disney’s Aladdin, Jr.”
Workshop runs:  June 9 – July 11
Public performances (2-4) on: July 11 and July 13
The workshop is limited to 30 students.  

The Church On The Way Santa Clarita “Vacation Bible School”

When:  June 24 through June 28
Where:  The Church On The Way Santa Clarita, 23415 Cinema Drive-between Valencia Blvd and Bouquet
Details:  Join The Church On The Way Santa Clarita for a summer full of fun for the whole family.  Vacation Bible School “Zooniki Island” is just around the corner.  Kids (who are potty trained) ages 3 through 6th grade are invited to take part in this free Vacation Bible School.  More information and registration are available by calling 661-291-6000 or online

Ekata Training Center

When: now and year-round
Where:  Ekata Training Center, 27831 Smyth Drive, across from Valencia High School
Details:  Ekata’s mission is to fuse ancient tradition with science and technology.  Ekata is a family experience.  There are programs for Little Pandas ages 3-5 years, through the 13-16 teen Bridge Program, to Adult Curriculum.  At Ekata, it isn’t all about the workout, but also about massage, acupuncture, physical therapy, and nutrition and herbology.  There is even a childcare center that takes care of the little ones while Mom gets a massage, takes a yoga class, or just sits down to have a hot tea and read a magazine.  More information is available by calling 661-255-1114 or online.  

Gymboree Play & Music

When:  now and year-round
Where:  Gymboree Play & Music, 24201 Valencia Boulevard, Suite 3402
Details:  Gymboree Play & Music brings out creativity and confidence in children ages 0-5.  The Gymboree curriculum offers classes in Play & Learn, Music, Art, Sports, Family, and School Skills.  Gymboree Play & Music is part of the KHTS Restaurant Row half-price program.  Certificates are available online or at KTHS (27225 Camp Plenty, Ste 8) once every three months.      More information is available by calling 661-287-3890, email, or online.  

Ice Station Valencia “Summer Camp”

When:  summer
Where:  Ice Station Valencia, 27745 North Smyth Drive, across from Valencia High School
Details:  Ice Station Valencia has “Kidtastic Summer Camp, the coolest camp in town.”  Campers can attend full-day, half-day morning, and half-day afternoon sessions.  They will participate in fun and age appropriate crafts and games, with special events including Play In Snow and Broomball.  They will also get an introduction to Broomball, Speed Skating, Curling, and Hockey.  Every Friday, campers participate in the Ice Station Valencia Winter Olympic Games with fun relays and contests.  For an ice skating outing, consider the KHTS Restaurant Row program for half-price admission certificates.   Certificates are available online or at KTHS, 27225 CampPlenty, Ste 8 – at SoledadCanyon.     More information is available by calling 661-755-8686 or online.

MB2 Raceway
When:  now and year-round
Where:  MB2 Raceway. 13943 Balboa Boulevard, Sylmar
Details:  MB2 Raceway is high speed indoor kart racing on a ¼ mile road course.  MB2 also has junior karts for kids.  Kids must be at least 48” tall to race.  Consider the KHTS Restaurant Row program for half-price admission certificates.   Certificates are available online or at KTHS, 27225 Camp Plenty, Ste 8 – at Soledad Canyon.  
More information is available by calling 866-986-7223 or online.  

NorthPark Community Church
 “Kid’s Camp & Vacation Bible School”

When:  June 23-27
Where:  NorthPark Community Church, 28310 Kelly Johnson Parkway – off Copperhill
Details:  NorthPark Community Church is holding the “best week of the summer” with Weird Animals Kid’s Camp & Vacation Bible School.”  NorthPark is certain that kids will make friends and have a great time with games, skits, crafts, music, and more.  This year the theme is Weird Animals.  More information and sign-ups are available by calling 661-296-6784, by emailing, or online.  

Santa Clarita Ballet "Summer Workshops"

When:  now and year-round
Where: Santa Clarita Ballet, 26798 Oak Avenue, just north of Soledad Canyon Road
Details:  The Santa Clarita Ballet celebrates 19 years of dance in the Santa Clarita Valley.  Santa Clarita Ballet has thrilled audiences with performances of Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast, A Midsummer Nights Dream, Alice in Wonderland, and the incomparable The Nutcracker.  They hold year-round workshops and summer workshops.  Summer workshops include: Miss Pam’s Petit Camp, Junior Workshop for grades 1-2, Senior Workshop for grades 3, 4, and 5.  More information is available by calling 661-261-6844 or online.  

Santa Clarita Lanes “Youth Summer Bowling”

When:  year-round
Where:  Santa Clarita Lanes, 21615 Soledad Canyon Road, Saugus
Details:  Santa Clarita Lanes has several youth bowling programs for summer.  Beginning June 19 you can enjoy Cosmic Bowling Thursdays from 3:30-5pm.  For Father’s Day fathers bowl free all day.  Santa Clarita Lanes participates in the KHTS Restaurant Row half-price certificate programs.  Certificates are available online or at KTHS, 27225 Camp Plenty, Ste 8 – at Soledad Canyon.    More information on Summer Programs can be found by calling 661-254-0540 or online

Valencia United Methodist Church “Vacation Bible School”

When:  Monday, July 14 through Friday, July 18 from 9am-12:15pm 
Where:  Valencia United Methodist Church, 25718 McBean Parkway – across from Henry Mayo Hospital
Details:  Valencia United Methodist is holding “Weird Animals Vacation Bible School.”  Vacation Bible School “meets for one week during the summer for fun, fun, and more fun.”  “Kids will connect with God and with other kids through Bible stories, music, snacks, crafts, and more.”  Vacation Bible School is for ages 3 years and 6th grade.  More information and registration is available by calling 661-255-1301 or online.  

Waller’s Gym Jam “Summer Day Camps”

When:  now and year-round
Where:  26515 Ruether Avenue, Santa Clarita 
Details:  Waller’s Gym Jam has “Summer Day Camps.”  Waller’s Gym Jam is all about “crazy, happy, fun” gymnastics.  Lil’ Jammers are ages 4-6 years old and attend from 9am-noon.  Gym Jammers are ages 6-12 years old and participate from 9am-3pm.  More information is available by calling 661-251-3390 or online.  

YMCA “Summer Enrichment”

When:  now through end of summer
Where:  YMCA Santa Clarita, 26147 McBean Parkway
Details:  Youth development, healthy living and social responsibility is important at YMCA Santa Clarita.  YMCA had a wide variety of “Summer Enrichment” activities including day and resident camps, swim lessons, youth enrichment, group exercise classes, and much more.  More information is available by calling 661-253-3593 or online.  

And Upcoming Events…

Dr. Thomas Polucki “Foam Rolling Class”

When: Wednesdays at 7pm    
Where:  25050 Peachland, Suite 5, Newhall
Details:  Dr. Thomas Polucki is holding a free “Foam Rolling Class” every Wednesday.  Learn the secret that top athletes use to erase muscle and joint pain without drugs.  The free class is limited to six.  Please call to reserve a spot 661-753-9340.  Learn more about Dr. Thomas Polucki and his radio show “Dr. Polucki Family Health Hour” on KHTS AM-1220 online.  

The Church On The Way Santa Clarita “Soakfest 2014”

When:  Friday, July 4 from 4-7pm
Where:  The Church On The Way Santa Clarita, 23415 Cinema Drive-between Valencia Blvd and Bouquet
Details:  The Church On The Way Santa Clarita is holding “Soakfest 2014.”  This epic water war will have something for everyone: free food, age specific water balloon fights, and a giant water slide.  For those that won’t care to get wet, there will be a “Dry Zone.”  This is a free event and everyone is invited.  More information and registration are available by calling 661-291-6000 or online.  

Saugus High Class of 2004 Reunion 

When:  Saturday, August 23 from 7-11pm
Where:  Robinson Ranch Golf Clubhouse, 27734 Sand Canyon Road, Santa Clarita
Details:  The Saugus High School Class of 2004 will be celebrating their 10th High School Reunion.  The evening includes visiting with classmates, Italian buffet dinner, drinks and dancing.  More details and tickets are available online.  More information is also available by contacting Kathleen Huff or Becky Medina or call 213-220-0077. 

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 – June 18, 2014 KHTS AM 1220 - Santa Clarita News - Santa Clarita Radio

Article: Things To Do In Santa Clarita – June 18, 2014
Source: Santa Clarita News
Author: Connie Jones