Santa Clarita Top Things To Do – February 20, 2013
Real Life Church "Hoops Of Hope Rally"---
CTG “Run For Your Wife” & “Seussical”---
REP “25thAnnual Putnam County Spelling Bee”---
VPAC “Milos” & “Bebe Neuwirth”---
SCV Senior Center "Celebrity Waiter Dinner"---
And More…And Upcoming…
Real Life Church "Hoops Of Hope Rally"
When: Sunday, February 24 at 7pm
Where: Real Life Church, 23841 Newhall Ranch Road, Valencia (between Grand View and McBean)
Details: Real Life Church is holding a rally to support the Annual Santa Clarita/Tri-Valley Special Olympics Hoops of Hope Shoot-A-Thon. This kick-off rally event will feature Austin Gutwein the founder of Hoops of Hope. Austin was just nine years old when he became inspired after watching a video on children in Africa who were orphaned due to AIDS. That first year he shot 2,057 free throws to represent the 2,057 kids who would be orphaned during his day at school. The money he has subsequently raised has built a high school, four dormitories, two medical clinics, two computer labs, feeding programs, water projects and more. The actual Shoot-A-Thon will take place on March 30 from 10am to 3pm at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex. Learn more online.
Canyon Theatre Guild “Run For Your Wife”
When: Fridays at 8pm on: February 22; Saturdays at 8pm on: February 23Where: Canyon Theatre Guild, 24242 Main Street, Old Town Newhall
Details: The hilarious comedy “Run For Your Wife” is playing at Canyon Theatre Guild. This comedy follows a man who leads two lives with two wives. Canyon Theatre Guild finds the craziness and fun in this story of one-marriage, one-wife, too many. Tickets are $12/$15. Call 661-799-2702 for tickets.
Canyon Theatre Guild “Seussical”
When: Saturdays at 2pm on: February 23; Fridays at 8pm on: February 22
Where: Canyon Theatre Guild, 24242 Main Street, OldTown Newhall
Details: Many of your family’s Dr. Seuss favorites are on stage at Canyon Theatre Guild in “Seussical”. “‘Seussical’ is a fantastical, magical and musical extravaganza!” Tickets are $15 for juniors/seniors and $17 for adults. Call 661-799-2702 for tickets.
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Repertory East Playhouse “25thAnnualPutnamCounty Spelling Bee”
When: through February 23; Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm
Where: Repertory East Playhouse, 24266 Main Street, OldTown Newhall
Details: Repertory East Playhouse has the musical comedy “25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”. The play follows six young people in a spelling championship. This show won two Tony Awards in 2005. Friday and Saturday shows are at 8pm. Sunday matinees are at 2pm. Tickets are available online or by calling 661-288-0000.
Valley Performing Arts Center – Milos, Classical Guitar
When: Thursday, February 21 at 7:30pm
Where: Valley Performing Arts Center at CSUN, 18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge
Details: Valley Performing Arts Center has Milos, Classical Guitar. “Milos passion for classical guitar is felt in every chord he plays.” Tickets are available by calling 818-677-3000 or online.
VPAC – Bebe Neuwirth, Stories With Piano
When: Saturday, February 23 at 8:00pm
Where: Valley Performing Arts Center at CSUN, 18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge
Details: Bebe Neuwirth, Stories With Piano will be at the Valley Performing Arts Center. Bebe Neuwirth, Tony and Emmy Award winner, ‘brings the stage to life with an evening of favorite songs from her critically lauded one-woman cabaret show.” Tickets are available by calling 818-677-3000 or online.
LPAC – Sybarite5
When: Sunday, February 24 at 3pm
Where: Lancaster Performing Arts Center, 750 W. Lancaster Blvd, Lancaster
Details: At the Lancaster Performing Arts Center “Sybarite5 will take you on an exciting ride which will change your perception of chamber music, forever.” “This quintet shows off their love and mastery of everything from Barber to Piazzolla, to Led Zeppelin and Radiohead.” For tickets call 661-723-5950 or online.
SCV Senior Center – Celebrity Waiter Dinner
When: Saturday, February 23 starting at 5pm
Where: Hyatt Regency Valencia, 24500 Town Center Drive at McBean Parkway
Details: This year’s Celebrity Waiter Dinner is going “Beyond the Sea” to benefit the SCVSeniorCenter. The evening is a friendly competition with tables and waiters competing for Best Decorated, Best Theme and Favorite Waiter. Individual tickets are $100. Tickets are available by calling Lisa at 661-259-9444. More information can be found online.
No Excuses Transformation Exercise Class
When: Thursday, February 21 at 7pm and Monday, February 25 at 7pm
Where: Dr. Thomas Polucki, 25050 Peachland Avenue, Suite 105, Newhall
Details: Dr. Thomas Polucki is holding a free No Excuses Transformation Exercise Class. The class focuses on core, cardio, strength and flexibility. It requires no special equipment and can be done in 20 minutes. Participants are asked to arrive no later than 6:55pm since the class starts promptly at 7pm. Classes are limited to eight people per class. Dr. Polucki has been helping people find simple, affordable, natural and effective solutions to health issues for over 21 years. For reservations call 661-753-9340.
Ice Station Valencia “Valencia Flyers”
When: Friday, February 22 at 7:15pm and Saturday, February 23 at 7:15pm
Where: Ice Station Valencia, 27745 Smyth Drive (across from Valencia High)
Details: See local junior A hockey at Ice Station Valencia with the Valencia Flyers. The fast-paced, hard-hitting league is made up of players age 16-20. This weekend the Flyers play the Long Beach Bombers on Friday and Ontario Avalanche on Saturday. Tickets are $5 for children, students and seniors. Adult tickets are $8. All tickets are general admission and available at the box office starting 1-1/2 hours before game time.
When: Saturday, February 23 from 11am to 2pm
Where: PetSmart, 19059 Golden Valley Road, Santa Clarita
Details: Some of Brittany Foundation adoptable dogs will be at PetSmart Santa Clarita. Meet the Brittany Foundation team and learn more about their dedication to the rescue, care and placement of homeless dogs. For more information call 661-713-5240.
WiSH Education Foundation Run for Gold
When: Sunday, February 24 starting at 8am (day-of registration starts at 7am)
Where: Placerita Junior High, 25015 Newhall Avenue, Newhall
Details: WiSH Education Foundation is holding a Run for Gold 10K/5K/Kid K. The course takes you along the South Fork Trail. Proceeds benefit the Foundation and its direct support of the students in the WilliamS.Hart Union HighSchool District. Read more on Run for Gold.
St. Clare Lenten Fish Fry
When: Fridays from 4:30-8pm: February 15 and 22, March 1, 8, 15 and 22
Where: St. Clare of Assisi, 19606 Calla Way, Canyon Country
Details: St. Clare of Assisi Catholic Church is holding Fish Fries this Lenten season. The dinners include beer battered Alaska cod, French fries or rice pilaf, homemade coleslaw, fresh rolls and coffee, tea or milk. Dessert and other beverages are available for purchase. Dinners are available for eat-in or take-out. Prices are $8.50 for a 2-piece dinner and $9.50 for a 3-piece dinner. All proceeds benefit the community programs for the needy.
Tips For Vets
When: Sunday, February 24 from 5-9pm
Where: La Toscana Trattoria Grill, 25858 Tournament Road, Valencia
Details: Enjoy a great meal while supporting our local Veterans. Just dine and write "Vets" on your table receipt. For information call 661-373-4770 or 661-510-1025. Reservations can be made by calling 661-254-9000.
West Ranch High – “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown”
When: February 21, 22, 23 and March 1 and 2 at 7pm
Where: West Ranch High School, 26255 Valencia Boulevard, Stevenson Ranch
Details: West Ranch High Theatre Arts is presenting its winter play, the award-winning musical, “You’re a Good man, Charlie Brown”. For more information call West Ranch High at 661-222-1220.
Habitat Hearts for Heroes – The Builders Ball 2013
When: Friday, March 1 from 6am to 10pm
Where: Sheraton Universal Hotel, 333 Universal Drive, Universal City
Details: Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita will be presenting their Hammer of Hope Award to KHTS AM-1220 owners Carl and Jeri Goldman, and the Southern California Gas Company at their Builders Ball. Each year the Builders Ball recognizes the contributions and accomplishment of corporations and civic leaders. This year’s event focuses on work with veterans through the Habitat for Heroes. More information and tickets are available online.
SCV Youth Project – Sweet Charity Cake Auction
When: Saturday, March 2 from 6:30pm to 10pm
Where: Tournament Players Club, 26550 Heritage View Drive, Stevenson Ranch
Details: The SCV Youth Project is holding their 5th Annual Sweet Charity Cake Auction. This event features uniquely inspired and decorated cakes that reflect a business or organizations theme which is paired with individualized products, gifts and/or services. Auction guests bid on the cakes. Cakes will be awarded prizes based on their originality, creativity, and cake that raises the most money. A new category has been added for 2013 – Novice, for those who have never designed a cake before. Jillian Barberie, “Good Day LA” news anchor, will be a guest judge. Click here to see photographs from the 2012 Sweet Charity Cake Auction. Tickets are $45 and be purchased online.
Silver Spur Award – Barry and Pati Gump
When: Saturday, March 2 beginning at 6pm
Where: Globe Theater, located inside Universal Studios Hollywood
Details: Barry and Pati Gump are recipients of this year’s College of the Canyons Foundation Silver Spur Community Service Award. They are being recognized for their passionate support of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and other Santa Clarita projects and charities. The evening is ‘black tie optional’ and includes live entertainment, a studio tour; a cocktail party on the park’s British themed Baker Street and catered by Wolfgang Puck Catering. For more information call the College of the Canyons Foundation at 661-362-3737
Santa Clarita Shakespeare Festival Fundraiser
When: Friday, March 1 at 6pm
Where: Festival’s temporary home in Valencia
Details: The Santa Clarita Shakespeare Festival will be touring local high schools this spring with a presentation of Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet”. There will be a special Sneak Preview night that will feature wine, hors d’oeuvres and a special performance of “Romero and Juliet” with all proceeds going to support the tour and educational outreach efforts. Tickets are $35 per person. For tickets call Mary Ferguson at 661-799-3378 or at email@example.com. In an effort to support the tour, Santa Clarita Shakespeare Festival has launched the “Keep Romeo and Juliet ALIVE” campaign. Sponsorships are available at all levels, from Festival Title Sponsor at $4,000, individual school sponsorships of $650, or other amounts determined by the donor’s generosity. Follow at facebook.com/SCShakespeareFest or follow the tour at facebook.com/ShakespeareTour.
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