Santa Clarita Top Things To Do – April 3, 2013
Real Life Church "A.C. Green"--
Help The Children SCV "Giveaway To Veterans"--
LPAC “Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs”--
VPAC "Vadim Repin, Violinist"--
City of Santa Clarita “Art SLAM”--
And More…And Upcoming…
RealLifeChurch – A.C. Green
When: Saturday, April 6 at 5pm and Sunday, April 7 at 8:30am, 10am, 11:30am and 5pm
Where: Real Life Church, 23841 Newhall Ranch Road, between Grandview and McBean
Details: Real Life Church has an exciting speaker planned at all five weekend services, Los Angeles Laker A.C. Green. Green is known as the NBA’s Iron Man. He is a successful youth mentor, author, speaker and businessman. For more information is available by calling 661-775-7401 or online.
Help The Children SCV-Giveaway To Veterans
When: Saturday, April 6 from 11am-1pm
Where: American Legion Post 507, 24527 Spruce Street, Newhall (next to the new Old Town Newhall Library)
Details: Help the Children has been serving children and their families in need in the United States and around the world for more than 13 years. And now, Help the Children SCV is honoring our veterans and active military with a Giveaway. They have rounded up donations from Home Depot – everything from tools to grills – and will be giving them away. Proof of military service must be provided. Donations will be given out on a first come, first serve basis. If you find yourself in a position to help Help the Children with monetary donations or food donations, please call 661-702-8852 or online.
Lancaster Performing ArtsCenter “Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs”
When: Friday, April 5 at 7pm
Where: Lancaster Performing ArtsCenter, 750 W. Lancaster Blvd., Lancaster
Details: Lancaster Performing Arts Center has an adaptation of the classic fairy tale “Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs.” Young Snow White is in peril when her stepmother’s Magic Mirror claims Snow White to be the fairest of all. For more information is available by calling 661-723-5950 or online.
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Canyon Theatre Guild “Hairspray”
When: Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm on: April 5, 6, 12, 13, 19 and 20; Saturdays and Sundays at 2pm on: April 7, 13, 14, 20 and 21
Where: Canyon Theatre Guild, 24242 Main Street, Old Town Newhall
Details: Canyon Theatre Guild has the high-energy Broadway musical “Hairspray”. “Winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Hairspray is piled bouffant high with laughter, romance, and deliriously tuneful songs.” Tickets and more information are available by calling 661-799-2702 or online.
Repertory East Playhouse “Boeing-Boeing”
When: now through April 13 with show times at 8pm on Fridays and Saturdays and 2pm on Sundays
Where: Repertory East Playhouse, 24266 Main Street, Old Town Newhall
Details: The non-stop comedy Boeing-Boeing is playing at Repertory East Playhouse. The comedy takes place in the 60’s and follows a fun-loving and ‘swinging’ bachelor and his three stewardess fiancés. Things go into overdrive when the new Boeing jet throws his detailed time schedule into shambles. Tickets are available by calling 661-288-000 or online.
Valley Performing Arts Center-Vadim Repin, Violinist
When: Friday, April 5 at 8pm
Where: Valley Performing Arts Center at CSUN, 18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge
Details: Valley Performing Arts Center has the violinist Vadim Repin. “A child prodigy who began playing violin at the age of five, Repin has achieved a level of artistry that has won him international respect and acclaim.” For more information is available by calling 818-677-3000 or online.
City of Santa Clarita – Art SLAM
When: Thursday, April 4 from 7-11pm
Where: Main Street in Old Town Newhall
Details: The City of Santa Clarita holds Art SLAM the first Thursday of every month. At Art SLAM you can enjoy interactive art happenings featuring local and regional visual artists, performers and more. This week featured artists use recycled, re-purposed and raw materials. Read a KHTS story on ARTree’s participation in Art SLAM. More information can be found online.
City of SC – Tell The City Campaign
When: on-going campaign
Where: online, see details
Details: The City of Santa Clarita wants to know what we think. If you have thoughts on City issues, projects, programs or services, the City needs your input on how to communicate residents. The City is surveying to learn how residents want to be communicated with, when, where and on what types of issues. The surveys will be analyzed and used in the creation of a new public participation plan to be prepared later this year, in collaboration with us, the community. Read a KHTS story on the City’s campaign. Take a few minutes for an online survey and Tell The City. And, since you are reading it here, please don't forget to include KHTS!
NorthPark 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.
Household Hazardous Waste Round Up
When: Saturday, April 6 from 9am-3pm
Where: College of the Canyon, Valencia Campus, South Parking Lot, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia
Details: The City of Santa Clarita and Los Angeles County are helping us with Spring cleaning with a Household Hazardous Waste Round Up. Household Hazardous Waste is any product labeled toxic, poison, combustible, corrosive, flammable or irritant. In our homes, these products are typically used for cleaning, painting, lubricating and disinfection the house, yard, workshop or garage. There is a limit of 15 gallons or 125 pounds of hazardous waste per trip. A full list of items allowed is 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.
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
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 & FamilyCenter’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.
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 RealLifeChurch.” 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.
Santa Clarita Dodger Day-Deadline coming, purchase tickets now
When: Saturday, April 27 at 6:10pm – last day to purchase tickets is April 17 at noon (by mail – April 10)
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. Mail-in orders must be postmarked April 10. The last day to purchase tickets at the AquaticCenter is Wednesday, April 17 at noon, or until quantities last. The AquaticsCenter is located at 20850 Centre Pointe Parkway (at Green Valley Parkway). Order forms are available by clicking here.
Waller’s Gym Jam – Spring Break Camp
When: April 1-5, see times below
Where: Waller’s Gym Jam Academy, 26515 Ruether Avenue, Santa Clarita
Details: Sign up your kids now for Waller’s Spring Break Camp. Lil’ Jammers Camp for ages 4-6 runs from 9am to noon. Gymjammers Camp for ages 6-12 runs from 9am to 3pm. Waller’s Gym Jam is home of Olympian Chris Waller and 22 current state champions. For more information call 251-3390 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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