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Santa Clarita Top Things To Do – July 3, 2013

The Church On The Way “Soakfest”
City of Santa Clarita – 4th of July Celebrations
Concerts In The Park
Patriots Luncheon-Get Tickets Now!
City of Santa Clarita “Let’s Go To The Beach!”
Academy Swim Club – Swim Lessons
And Upcoming…

The Church On The Way “Soakfest”
When:  Thursday, July 4 from 4-7pm
Where:  The Church On The Way Santa Clarita, 23415 Cinema Drive
Details:  Grab your beach towels.  The Church On The Way Santa Clarita  “Soakfest” is the perfect way to cool down the heat of summer.  This free event features water slides, water balloons, games, music and a free barbeque.  There will be a Toddler Play area and, for those that don’t want to get wet, a Dry area.  The event ends at 7pm which gives you enough time to head on over to the City’s Fireworks Show (see entry below).  More information and directions are available online

City of. Santa Clarita – 4th of July Celebrations
When:  July 4, see details
Where:  see details
Details:  The City of Santa Clarita has the entire 4th of July covered with a variety of pure American and Santa Clarita tradition.  The day starts with the Independence Day Classic 5K and 10K at Newhall Park, 24933 Newhall Avenue in Newhall.  The 5K route is fast, flat and paved going out and back along the City of Santa Clarita parade route.  The 10K continues along South Fork trail.  The City’s 4th of July Parade runs from 9am-12pm.  This year’s theme is “Santa Clarita – The Winning Spirit”.  Learn more about the parade online.  The evening brings the City’s 4th of July Fireworks Show.  The show starts at 9:15pm and features a live broadcast of the soundtrack on KHTS AM-1220.  The fireworks are launched from the Westfield Valencia Town Center Mall.  More information is available online

 


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Concerts In The Park
When:  Saturday, July 6 from 7-11pm
Where:  Central Park, 27150 Bouquet Canyon Road, Saugus
Details:  The City of Santa Clarita is bringing back the popular free concert series “Concerts In The Park”.  The first concert of the summer is the tribute band “Queen Nation”.  “Queen Nation is a picturesque recreation of vintage Queen.  Lead vocalist Joe and Gregory capture Freddy Mercury’s voice and mannerisms while guitarist Mike compliments the perfect look and sound of the Brian May riffs.”  Directions, rules of the park and more information are available online.  

Patriots Luncheon-Get Tickets Now!
When:  Thursday, July 11 starting with check-in at 11:30am
Where:  Hyatt Regency Valencia, 24500 Town Center Drive (Town Center at McBean Parkway)
Details:  This year’s Patriots Luncheon presented by the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce honors SCV Veterans.  Portions of the event’s proceeds will further fund the Chamber’s Ian Gelig Scholarship Program.  The scholarship is named in honor of fallen Sgt. Ian T.D. Gelig, an Army paratrooper who was killed in Afghanistan in 2010.  The scholarship is designed to honor all Santa Clarita Valley veterans by providing financial support to veterans and immediate family members who are pursuing higher education.  Tickets for the luncheon are $50 per person or $500 for a table of 10.  Information is availably by calling 661-702-6977 or by emailing info@scvchamber.com.  Register online

City of Santa Clarita “Let’s Go To The Beach!”
When:  Every Saturday and Sunday now through September 1
Where:  From Santa Clarita to Santa Monica Beach
Details:  The City of Santa Clarita has the “Let’s go to the beach!” program again this summer.  There are Santa Clarita Transit buses that go from four different locations around the valley. Ride to the beach with ease on the City’s comfortable, air-conditioned commuter express buses.  You can bring beach chairs, coolers and even surfboards.  You could make plans to spend Saturday night in Santa Monica then take the bus back the next day.  Bus fares are $3.00 each way for children and adults.  Seniors over age 60 and persons with disabilities pay $1.50 each way and persons with disabilities.  Exact cash or TAP cards only.  Persons under age 12 must be accompanied by an adult.  Unaccompanied minors must bring valid school ID to verify age.  For large group accommodations, please call at least five business days in advance.  More information on routes, pick-up location and more is available by calling 294-1BUS or online.  

Academy Swim Club – Swim Lessons
When:  sign up now
Where:  Academy Swim Club, 28079 Smyth Drive, Valencia
Details:  Academy Swim Club has swim lessons for kids of all ages.  The kids learn in a heated pool while parents can watch from an air-conditioned viewing area.  Academy Swim Club has lessons available for small groups, semi-private or private for ages two weeks through adults.  There is ‘open’ swim practice time for all students.  All lessons are guaranteed.  Keep your kids safe around water by signing them up for swim lessons.  More information is available by calling 702-8585 or online.

Upcoming…

College of the Canyons “CareerCampSCV”
When:  Saturday, July 13 from 9am-3:30pm
Where:  Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center at College of the Canyons Valencia campus, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia
Details:  The College of the Canyons Career Center is again holding their CareerCampSCV, a free daylong event designed to help students and community members that are looking to build, enhance or start a new career.  The event includes guest speakers, ad-hoc presentations and interactive breakout sessions focused on the building and improving a professional career.  Participants must register in advance.  More information and registration are available online  More information is also available by calling the COC Career Center at 661-362-3286.

Boundaries Simulcast at NorthPark Community Church
When: Saturday, July 13, 2013 from 9am-12:30pm
Where: NorthPark Community Church, 28310 Kelly Johnson Parkway (near Newhall Ranch Road & Copperhill)
Details:  NorthPark Community Church  will host a Boundaries Sumulcast event featuring Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend.  This event is open to the community.  Dr. Cloud and Dr. Townsend wrote the best-selling book “Boundaries: When to Say YES, When to Say NO, To Take Control of Your Life”.  Learn how to take back control of your own life.  Tickets are $10 and can be purchased online at    or on Sunday morning at NorthPark.  Tickets can be purchased at northpark.com or on Sunday mornings at NorthPark. NorthPark is the only location in town to see the Boundaries Simulcast and seating is limited.

Summer Night Movies
When:  Friday, June 28 at 7pm
Where:  William S. Hart Regional Park, Hart Picnic Grounds, 24151 Newhall Avenue, Newhall
Details: Summer Night Movies are coming to Santa Clarita.  The first movie of the summer is “Madagascar 3 – Europe’s Most Wanted”.  Outdoor, fun-filled and free summer night movies come to us courtesy of L.A. County’s Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the Friends of Hart Park.  Before the movie there will be music, entertainment and games.  Bring your blankets and/or lawn chairs.  Unleashed animals, smoking and alcohol are prohibited.  Upcoming Movies:  Friday, July 12 “Ice Age 3–Dawn of the Dinosaurs”; Friday, July 26 “Tangled”; Friday, August 2 “How to Train Your Dragon”; Friday, August 16 “The Iron Giant”.

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


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Santa Clarita Top Things To Do – July 3, 2013


Article: Santa Clarita Top Things To Do – July 3, 2013
Source: Santa Clarita News
Author: Connie Jones