Santa Clarita Top Things To Do – April 24, 2013
KHTS 4th Annual SCV Home & Garden Show
Free Fibromyalgia Workshop
REP “Two Evenings of Schwartz & Sondheim”
SCVi Charter School "Castaic 5K Run/Walk"
RLC – Arts Underground
VPAC “Mark Morris Dance Group”
And More…And Upcoming…
KHTS 4th Annual SCV Home & Garden Show
When: Saturday, April 27 from 9am-5pm and Sunday, April 28 from 10am-4pm
Where: Hyatt Regency Valencia, 24500 Town Center Drive at McBean Parkway
Details: The KHTS 4th Annual SCV Home & Garden Show and Emergency Expo are coming back to town. The Home & Garden show is a two-day event featuring free admission, free parking, a wide-variety of exhibitors, drawings, special offers and freebies, presentation and demonstrations, RV show, Kid’s Zone and more. Take part in the PassPort program to win prizes. On Saturday the KHTS Emergency Expo, in cooperation with the City of Santa Clarita and Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital will take place in the parking lot. The Emergency Expo will have over 60 exhibitors with products, services and information on emergency prevention, preparedness, survival and recovery. The Expo will have emergency vehicles and equipment from fire departments, law enforcement, search & rescue groups, and utility companies. The Expo will also feature drills, demonstrations and presentation. This show is a KHTS AM-1220 event in conjunction with High Impact Event Resources. A full list of participants is available online. More information is available by calling 661-298-1220 or SCVHomeandGarden.com
When: Monday, April 29
Where: Canyon Country – call for directions
Details: Stop in for a simple and free test that will for many, relieve most, to all, Fibromyalgia pain in 10 minutes. This test tells the doctors if you will respond to the treatment. For information & directions call 800-470-9836 or go to nofibropain.com
Repertory East Playhouse “Two Evenings of Schwartz & Sondheim”
When: Friday, April 26 and Saturday, April 27 at 7pm
Where: Repertory East Playhouse, 24266 Main Street, Old Town Newhall
Details: At the Repertory East Playhouse “Hollywood and Broadway will intersect in a magical evening featuring some of the greatest songs from the beloved works of Stephen Schwartz and Stephen Sondheim”. The evening begins with a cocktail reception in the Hydeaway Lounge. This REP fundraiser will have silent auctions with items such as Dodger tickets, Disneyland tickets and golf outings. Tickets are $35 for reserved seating. Attire is black tie optional. Tickets are available by calling 661-288-000 or online.
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SCVi Charter School "Castaic 5K Run/Walk"
When: Sunday, April 28 starting at 8:15am
Where: Castaic Lake
Details: SCVi and the Castaic Town Council have combined fitness and fundraising for SCVi Charter School For International Learning. The Castaic 5K Run/Walk is an fun event for your entire family. It is a beautiful run or walk around the lake that finished with a pancake breakfast. The fundraising effort will benefit the school. Registration forms are available online.
Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center “Abbamania”
When: Friday, April 26 at 8pm
Where: Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center, on the COC Valencia Campus, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia
Details: The Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center has the ultimate ABBA tribute show, “Abbamania”. Expect an amazing performance of all the timeless ABBA classics and authentic costumes. More information and tickets are available by calling 661-259-7800 or online.
Real Life Church – Arts Underground Concert
When: Friday, April 26 from 8-9:30pm
Where: Coffee Undergrounds at Real Life Church, 23841 Newhall Ranch Road, between McBean Parkway & Grandview
Details: Coffee Undergrounds at Real Life Church is committed to creating a space that can be open to our community seven days a week. Taylor Ogburn is kicking off the spring season of Friday night monthly concerts.
Valley Performing Arts Center “Mark Morris Dance Group”
When: Friday, April 27 at 8pm
Where: Valley Performing Arts Center at CSUN, 18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge
Details: Valley Performing Arts Center has “one of the world’s leading dance companies”, the Mark Morris Dance Group. “inspired dancers and engaging choreography make this company a must-see for the season”. For more information is available by calling 818-677-3000 or online.
Michael Hoefflin – Texas Hold ‘Em
When: Saturday, April 27, see times below
Where: Diamond Jim’s Casino, 118 20th Street West, Rosamond (14 Freeway North to Avenue A exit), phone number: 661-256-1400
Details: Come to a Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament to benefit the Michael Hoefflin Foundation for Children’s Cancer. Registration/check-in starts at 10:30am. The Tournament begins at 12:30pm. There will be cash prizes totaling $10,000. Extra $2,000 in chips for anyone signed in by 11:30am. Entry fee is $125. There will be a complimentary buffet for all tournament players.
SCV Youth Renaissance Faire
When: Sunday, April 28 from Noon-6pm
Where: RichardRiouxPark, 26233 Faulkner Drive, Stevenson Ranch
Details: MonticelloPrep School is holding SCV Youth Renaissance Faire. There will be professional actors will portray William Shakespeare and Queen Elizabeth. World class magician, Lincoln Bond, will perform. There will be a Shakespearean monologue or sonnet contest for ages 7-16. There will be kid friendly activities like crafts, face painting, Maypole dancing, and Renaissance style games. Prizes will be awarded for best renaissance costumes. The Monticello Prep School Shakespearean Acting Troupe will present a kid friendly version of "A Midsummer's Night Dream" and "Mr. Shakespeare's PoetryGarden." Admission is $2.00.
Lancaster Performing ArtsCenter “Big Bad Voodoo Daddy”
When: Friday, April 5 at 7pm
Where: Lancaster Performing ArtsCenter, 750 W. Lancaster Blvd., Lancaster
Details: Lancaster Performing Arts Center has the wildly popular Big Bad Voodoo Daddy. “Big Bad Voodoo Daddy’s irresistible live show and aggressive, musically perceptive approach has proven them, over time to be the singular standout among the numerous bands that launched the 90s swing revival.” For more information is available by calling 661-723-5950 or online.
Santa Clarita Dodger Day
When: Saturday, April 27 at 6:10pm
Where: Dodger Stadium
Details: This year marks the 36th annual City of Santa Clarita Dodger Day. The Dodgers will be playing the Milwaukee Brewers. The first 40,000 fans will get a Dodgers sports bag. Advanced sales are now over.
NorthPark Community Church-April Message
When: April’s Sunday Services at 9am, 10:30am and 11:45am
Where: NorthPark Community Church, 28310 Kelly Johnson Parkway, off Copperhill & Newhall Ranch Road
Details: Dr. Dave White, Senior Pastor at NorthPark Community Church will be starting a new series of messages entitled “The Seven Deadly Sins” in April. The series “promises to delve into the age old struggle between good and evil and how it works out in an individual’s life.” Dr. Dave White’s “Transformations” Radio Broadcast examines a new topic every week that encourages insight and personal growth. “Transformations” can be heard Sunday mornings at 9am on KHTS AM-1220. Listen to podcasts of previous “Transformations” online. More information on NorthPark Community Church is available by calling 661-296-6784 or online.
Grace Baptist-April Message
When: Beginning April 6 and through the month – Saturday services at 5:30pm and 7:10pm; Sunday services at 9am and 10:45am
Where: Grace Baptist, 22833 Copper Hill Drive, on corner of Copperhill &Seco
Details: Join Grace Baptist in their tackling of some big questions: If God is good, why is there evil? Does God love everyone the same? If God is sovereign, how can I be free? The series begins the weekend of April 6. More information on Grace Baptist can be found by calling 661-296-8737 or online.
SCAA “Spring Art Festival”
When: Sunday, April 28 from 10am-4pm
Where: La Chene French Cuisine Gardens Restaurant, 12625 Sierra Highway, Agua Dulce
Details: The Santa Clarita Artist Association is holding their Spring Art Festival and Sale. The event is one day only and free to the public. Approximately 30 artists will be represented with their original works. Brunch or lunch at the restaurant will be available at a 15% discount. More information can be found online.
Children’s Dental Health “Wild West Dinner”
When: Saturday, April 27 starting at 5pm
Where: 19802 Placerita Canyon Road, Santa Clarita
Details: The Foundation for Children’s Dental Health is holding “Bob Kellar’s Wild West Dinner” fundraiser. The evening starts with Saloon Hour followed by an evening filled with music from the Sierra Highway Band, Casino Games, a Chuck Wagon Dinner and back by popular demand “Gut Warmer” Whiskey Tasting Bar. Tickets start at $125 per partner, $200 for partner with sweetheart, and a table of 10 partners for $1,000. Make your reservations by calling 661-254-1600.
COC Job & Career Fair
When: Wednesday, April 24 from 10am-2pm
Where: College of the Canyons Valencia Campus, Student Center, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia
Details: College of the Canyons is holding an open-to-the-public Job & Career Fair. There will be a variety of employers seeking to fill entry, middle and upper level employment opportunities. Participants should “dress for success”. There will be a series of workshops with tips, techniques and information for job seekers to use when looking for employment. More information is available by calling 661-362-3286 or online.
SCAA Art Show & Reception at Union Bank
When: Friday, April 26 from 5:30-8:30pm
Where: Union Bank, 23620 Lyons Avenue, Newhall
Details: Some to the Santa Clarita Artists Association Art Show & Reception at Union Bank in Newhall. The public is invited to meet 25 artists and see their work. There will be musical entertainment, beverages and refreshments. Read more in a story on the KHTS website. More information call 661-244-7689 or online.
When: Thursday, April 25 at 6pm
Where: Canyon Theatre Guild, 24242 Main Street, Old Town Newhall
Details: Zonta Club of Santa Clarita is hosting LUNAFEST a national traveling fundraising film festival dedicated to promoting awareness about women’s issues. Read a :UNAFEST story on our KHTS website. More information on Zonta and LUNAFEST is available by calling 661-251-1172 or online.
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation “Great Strides”
When: Saturday, April 27, registration begins at 9am
Where: Westfield Valencia Town Center
Details: The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is holding their fundraising event, Great Strides: Taking Steps to Cure Cystic Fibrosis. Join a team or form a team, or donate to this great cause. Registration begins at 9am and the three-lap walk around the mall begins at 10am. There will be music, food, raffles and entertainment after the walk. For more information on Great Strides and Cystic Fibrosis call 323-939-0758.
SCV Historical Society – Lecture Series
When: Saturday, April 27 at 2pm
Where: Old Town Newhall Library, 24500 Main Street, Newhall
Details: As part of the Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society Lecture Series, producer and author, Ted Faye will be speaking on the history of the twenty mule team of Death Valley and screening of his new film on the twenty mule team. Admission is free. More information can be found online.
COC Speakers Symposium Series: Presentation by Nobel Laureate
When: Tuesday, April 30 at 7pm
Where: Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center on the COC Valencia Campus, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia
Details: The College of the Canyons Mathematics, Sciences & Engineering (MSE) Division will host 2005 Nobel Laureate Dr. Robert H. Grubbs. Grubbs’ 60-minute symposium “Fundamental Research to Commercial Products: Applications of Olefin Metathesis Catalysts” will mark the conclusion of the MSE Speakers Symposium Series. After Grubbs’ presentation, there will be an open forum discussion, which will allow audience members to ask questions and interact with the speaker. The presentation is free and open to the public. For more information call 661-362-3135.
Taste Of The Town - tickets
When: Sunday, May 5 from 1-5pm
Where: Mann Biomedical Park, 25104 Rye Canyon Loop, near Copperhill and Kelly Johnson Parkway
Details: Child & Family Center’s premier event is Taste of the Town. Over 40 restaurants and caterers serve up all the food you can eat, all the wine and beer you can drink, plus entertainment, silent and live auctions in a beautiful garden setting. Tickets are $65 for general admission and $100 reserved seating (presale only). This event is adults only. KHTS is selling the general admission tickets. More information is available by calling 661-259-9439 or online.
SCV Man & Woman of the Year Dinner
When: Friday, May 3 at 6pm
Where: Hyatt Regency Valencia, 24500 Town Center Drive (at McBean Parkway)
Details: The 47th Annual Santa Clarita Valley Man & Woman of the Year dinner is the premier volunteer recognition event. The purpose of the event is to honor men and women who have given outstanding volunteer service to the Santa Clarita Valley area. The committee selecting the winners is comprised of previous honorees. Tickets and more information are available online.
California Strawberry Festival - tickets
When: Saturday, May 18 from 10am-6:30pm and Sunday, May 19 from 10am-6:30pm
Where: Strawberry Meadows of College Park, 3250 South Rose Avenue, Oxnard
Details: The 30th Annual California Strawberry Festival plans to be the best festival ever. The festival will be jam-packed with all your favorite strawberry indulgences at over 50 food booths. There will be concert stages, Strawberryland For Kids with free rides and attractions, fine arts and crafts booths, games, contests and more. KHTS is selling adult tickets at half price - $12 value, your cost $6. Purchase tickets online or at our radio station studio at 27225 Camp Plenty Road, Suite 8. Purchase early, last year KHTS sold out. See more of what the California Strawberry Festival 2012 has to offer online.
Real Life Church “Leadercast” - early registration
When: Friday, May 10 from 8am-3:30pm
Where: Real Life Church, 23841 Newhall Ranch Road, between Grandview and McBean
Details: Community business leaders can access the knowledge and experience of world renowned leaders by attending “Leadercast” at Real Life Church.” The Chick-Fil-A “Leadercast is a one-day leader development event broadcast from Atlanta, Georgia to hundreds of sites through the United States. Some of this year’s speakers: Jack Welch, Mike Krzyzewski, Sanya Richards-Ross and Condolezza Rice. More information, the full line-up of speakers and ticket information is available by calling 661-775-2041 or online.
Ice Station Valencia – Registration for Summer Camp
When: registration is now open
Where: Ice Station Valencia, 27745 North Smyth Drive, Valencia (across from Valencia High)
Details: Ice Station Valencia has the Coolest Camp in Santa Clarita. Kidtastic runs from June 17-August 9, Monday through Friday. Kidtastic offers ice skating lessons, crafts and games. Polar Bears (ages 7-12) and Penguins (ages 4-6) participate in broomball, introduction to speed skating and hockey, play in the snow, and more. Every Friday, both Penguins and Polar Bears compete in Ice Station Valencia Winter Olympics. For more information call 661-775-8686 or online.
Looking for more events or want to register your event – check out the KHTS Community Calendar
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