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Santa Clarita Top Things To Do – May 29, 2013

Golden Valley High Band “The International Sonora Tropical Show”
Boys & Girls Club “Benefit Auction”
SPAC “An Evening Of Classic Lily Tomlin”
REP “To Kill A Mockingbird”
Canyon Theatre Guild “The Fox On The Fairway”
Harry Bell Memorial Fund Poker Run
Real Life Church – Arts Underground
SCVi “Kids Create Art” Festival
Heads Up Therapy On Horseback “Garage Sale”
And More…And Upcoming…

Golden Valley High School Band “The International Sonora Tropical Show”
When:  Friday, May 31 at 7pm
Where:  Golden Valley High School, 27051 Robert C. Lee Parkway (near Golden Valley Parkway and Sierra Highway)
Details:  Get your dance shoes ready!  Golden Valley High School Band Boosters are hosting a benefit concert starring Carlos Quintana and The International Sonora Show with an orchestra of professional singers and musicians performing the popular international dance music.  Quintana is a supporter of music education and is excited to promote multi-cultural music in Santa Clarita.  The La Internacional Sonora Tropical Show will be performing with the Golden Valley High School band and members of the Hart District Honor Bands.  Proceeds benefit the Hart District Honor Bands.  Information and tickets are available online with KHTS or online with Golden ValleyHigh School band.

Boys & Girls Club “ Rock On! - Annual Benefit Auction”
When:  Saturday, June 1, doors open at 5pm
Where:  27460 Avenue Scott in the Valencia Industrial Park
Details: “Rock On!” at the Boys & Girls Club 42nd Annual Benefit Auction.  The Boys & Girls Club Auction will celebrate with classic rock. Guests are encouraged to dress in classic rock attire to match the Elvis, The Beatles, Rolling Stones and Red Hot Chili Peppers musical entertainment.  As always, there will be live and silent auctions with a wide variety of exciting items for bid.  There will be dinner from Salt Creek Grille and buffet from Wolf Creek Restaurant & Brewing Company The doors will open at 5pm and dinner will be served at 6pm.  The live auction should start at 7:30pm.  Tickets are $25 per couple for general admission.  Reservations for dinner at the event are $85 per person and tables start at $650.  More information is available by calling 254-3063 or online.


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Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center  “An Evening Of Classic Lily Tomlin”
When:  Saturday, June 1 at 8pm
Where:  Santa Clarita Performing ArtsCenter at COC Valencia, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia
Details:  Emmy and Tony Award-Winning Lily Tomlin will be on stage at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center.  “The comedic start of stage, television and the big screen delivers an evening of comical insights and wildly, witty observations about the human condition using more than a dozen of her timeless characters – from Ernestine to Sister Boogie Woman and Mrs. Beasley to Edith Ann.”  More information and tickets are available by calling 362-5304 or online.  

Repertory East Playhouse “To Kill A Mockingbird”
When: now through June 15; Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm; Sunday Matinees at 2pm
Where:  Repertory East Playhouse, 24266 Main Street, Old Town Newhall
Details:  The spring production at Repertory East Playhouse is Harper Lee’s American classic “To Kill A Mockingbird”.  “Set in Alabama during the Great Depression, To Kill a Mockingbird follows the journey of Jem and Scout Finch, whose father has been appointed to defend Tom Robinson, a black man framed for a crime he didn’t commit.”  More information and tickets are available by calling 288-0000 or online.  

Canyon Theatre Guild “The Fox On The Fairway”
When:  Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm on May 24, 25, June 1, 8, 14, 15, 21 and 22; Sundays at 2pm on June 2 and 16; Sunday at 6pm on June 9
Where:  Canyon Theatre Guild, 24242 Main Street, Old Town Newhall
Details:  Canyon Theatre Guild has the Ken Ludwig high comedy “The Fox on the Fairway”.  “The Fox on the Fairway is the playwright’s tribute to the great English farces of the 1930s and 1940s.  It takes audiences on a hilarious romp which pulls the rug out from underneath the stuffy denizens of a private country club.  Filled with mistaken identities, slamming doors, and over-the-top romantic shenanigans, it’s a furiously paced comedy that recalls the Marx Brothers’ classics.”  KHTS has a special connection with “The Fox on the Fairway”, KHTS’ own wildly entertaining Morning Man, George Cummings is the male lead in the comedy.  Tickets are $12 and $15.  Tickets are available by calling 799-2702.  More information and directions are available online.  

Harry Bell Memorial Fund Poker Run
When:  Saturday, June 1, registration runs from 8-9am
Where:  Elks Lodge, 17766 Sierra Highway
Details:  The Santa Clarita Valley Rotary and the Santa Clarita Elks Lodge are holding the First Annual Harry Bell Memorial Fund Poker Run.  There will be raffle prizes, food and fun.  Music will be provided by “Sierra Highway”.  Registration is $25 and includes a Tri-Tip lunch and one extra playing card.  The event benefits veterans programs, including SCV Habitat for Heroes.  For more information call 609-6762.

Real Life Church – Arts Underground
When:  Friday, May 31 from 8-9:30pm
Where:  Undergrounds Coffeehouse at Real Life Church, 23841 Newhall Ranch Road between Grandview and McBean
Details:  Undergrounds at Real Life Church  is an ‘all donation’ coffee house that offers a comfortable space to sit and use free Wi-Fi or talk with a friend.  Performers come to Undergrounds Coffeehouse for free concerts, though donations/tips are appreciated.  This week Desiree Borruel will be performing.  Undergrounds is open from 8am-8pm on Mondays, Tuesday, Thursdays and Fridays; 8am-7pm on Wednesdays and Saturdays; Sundays from 8am-1pm and 4:40-7pm.  More information is available by calling 775-2057 or online.  

SCVi  Charter School “Kids Create Art” Festival
When:  Saturday, June 1 from 10am-4pm
Where:  SCVi Charter School, 28060 Hasley Canyon Road, Castaic
Details:  SCVi Charter School invites us to their annual “Kids Create Art” Festival.  The school classrooms will be turned into art galleries and projects that are part of the core curriculum will be on display.  Student performers will reenact portions of the Civil War.  There will also be theatrical excerpts from the “Bard is Back” and a Nori Korean Traditional Percussion performance.  Expect food trucks, hand-on reptile show, martial arts demonstrations and carnival booths.  Handcrafted items made by school ‘learners’ will be available in the Young Entrepreneurs Fair.  More information is available by calling 705-4820 or online.  

Heads Up Therapy On Horseback “Garage Sale”
When:  Saturday, June 1 starting at 8:00am
Where:  Heads Up Therapy On Horseback, 15842 Iron Canyon Road (corner of Sand Canyon & Iron Canyon)
Details:  Heads Up Therapy On Horseback  has organized a “Garage Sale”.  All proceeds will support Heads Up Therapy On Horseback horse care.  Donations are welcome and be dropped off at the ranch on Fridays or Saturdays from 8:30am-12:30pm.  If you have furniture donation, please call first at 312-6184.   Learn more about Heads Up Therapy On Horseback online  Nancy Pitchford Zhe is the host of Around the Barn, Saturdays at 9am.  Nancy, along with co-hosts Bobbie Jean Bell and Julie Fox Pomilia give you insight on all things western.  Listen to podcast of previous Around the Barn shows.  

And More…

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor – “Opening Day”
When:  opens Saturday, May 25, hours available online
Where:  Six Flags Hurricane Harbor, 26101 Magic Mountain Parkway, Valencia
Details:  SixFlagsHurricaneHarbor  will again provide us with a summer of wet fun.  Wherever you are on the “Thrill Rating” – mild, moderate or maximum – you are sure to be thoroughly entertained at HurricaneHarbor.  Take the “mild” River Cruise where you coast along a 1,300-foot-long lazy river.  The “moderate” Lost Temple Rapids is a rafting adventure along the winding waterways of the ancient and mysterious LostTemple aqueduct.  For those looking for a “maximum” experience, scale the heights of Taboo Tower with it’s Secret Passage, Daredevil Plunge and Escape Chute before sliding back to earth at extremely high speed. New this season is Cabana Cove, a sprawling oasis featuring private rental cabanas with table, lounge chairs, food and beverage wait service and free tube rentals.  Hurricane Harbor right here in our own backyard.  Ticket information, hours, FAQs and more can be found by calling 255-4111 or online.     Read a KHTS story on the season opening of Hurricane Harbor story.  

Green Thumb “Magical Miniatures & Fairy Gardens
When:  Saturday, June 1 at 10am
Where:  Green Thumb International Garden Center, 23734 Newhall Avenue (formerly San Fernando Road)
Details:  Green Thumb is holding an instructional workshop for those with elevated imaginations.  The “Magical Miniatures & Fairy Gardens” workshop will include a lecture and opportunity to create your own miniature garden.  Instructor Arlena Schott is the producer and host of “Garden Wise Living With Arlena” which appears on 200 channels across the United States, Canada, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.  The fee is $10.  Reservations can be made by calling 259-1072.

Santa Clarita WorkSource Center “Recruitment Event”
When:  Friday, May 31 from 9am-4:30pm
Where:  College of the Canyons University Center on the Valencia Campus, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Drive, Suite 250, Valencia
Details:  The Santa Clarita WorkSource Center is holding a free recruitment for anyone seeking industrial, clerical or transportation work.  Available positions include quality inspectors, packers, janitorial, forklift operators and machine operators.  Interested job seeks should arrive at or before 9am and plan to stay until 4:30pm.  For more information read an article on the KHTS website.

Lancaster Performing Arts Center “Juice Newton
When:  Saturday, June 1 at 8pm
Where:  Lancaster Performing Arts Center, 750 W. Lancaster Boulevard, Lancaster
Details:  Lancaster Performing Arts Center has the Grammy Award-Winning, country legend Juice Newton.  “The first singer to bridge the divide between country and pop, Juice became the ‘Queen of Hearts’ to country rockers and the ‘Angel of the Morning’ to the lovelorn.”  More information is available by calling 723-5950 or online.

Canyon Theatre Guild “Little Mermaid”
When:  Saturdays and Sundays at 2pm:  June 1, 8, 9, 15, 22, 23; Sunday at 6pm: June 2 and 16
Where:  Canyon Theatre Guild, 24242 Main Street, Old Town Newhall
Details:  Canyon Theatre Guild has a family favorite “Little Mermaid”.  “This is a delightful adaptation of the popular fairy tale, written and directed by Wade Bradford.  It will be fun, fast-paced and a delight for the whole family.”  Tickets are $12 for juniors and seniors and $15 for adults.  More information is available by calling 799-2702 or online.  

Congregation Beth Shalom “Oy! Vegas!”
When:  Saturday, June 1 at 8pm
Where:  Valencia Hills Clubhouse, 26040 Oak Vale, Valencia
Details:  Congregation Beth Shalom is holding a night of fun, food, drink and high-stakes drama with their “Oy! Vegas!” event.  Enjoy multiple gaming tables, live auction and silent auctions.  One “End-of-Evening” raffle prize winner will go home with a 32-inch Samsung flat screen TV.  General Admission is $36 ($45 at the door) – includes 1,000 Fun Bucks.  Couples $68 ($86 at the door) – includes 2,000 Fun Bucks.  “Chai Rollers” single tickets are $72 ($80 at the door) – includes 2,000 Fun Bucks, a drink ticket and 18 “End-of-Evening” raffle tickets.  “Chai Rollers” couples tickets are $136 ($152 at the door) – includes double the singles benefits.  Babysitting is available for a nominal fee.  For more information call 254-2411 or email david.simon@sbc-scv.org

And Upcoming…

Santa Clarita Ballet Company “Far, Far Away”
When:  Saturday, June 8 at 2pm and 7:30pm
Where:  Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at COC Valencia, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia
Details:  The Santa Clarita Ballet Company has thrilled us with their Christmas ballet “The Nutcracker” and now they are premiering “Far, Far Away” a three-act ballet based on the fairytales, Rumpelstiltskin, Red Riding Hood and Rapunzel.  Choreographer Pam Sosa sets the stage in each act using Russian, British and French composers as musical backdrop.  The Santa Clarita Ballet Company celebrates 17 years of ballet in the Santa Clarita Valley under the guidance of Executive Director Corinne Glover and Artistic Director Carol Guidry.  The Company encourages the artistic development of local ballet talent by providing advanced training and the opportunity to perform with professional guest artists. Their commitment has become our benefit.  “Far, Far Away” is sure to be ethereally entertaining for every member of your family.  More information and tickets are available by calling 251-0366 or online.  

Thunder On The Lot
When:  Saturday, June 8 from 2-11pm and Sunday, June 9 from 10am-6pm
Where:  Antelope Valley Fairgrounds, 
Details:  This year marks the 19th year for Thunder On The Lot.  The event is a huge motorcycle show, custom/classic car show, low rider show, import car show, natural gas vehicles show, green energy exhibit, drifting races, and stunt farm/motorcycle stunt show.  There will be a carnival and over 100 vendors.  On Saturday, the main stage will feature MLC, Jason Scott, Judge Jackson and Great White.  The Car Show Stage will feature L’Insanity, Angeles Band, Jay Gordon & Blues Venom, and Bullfrogg Blues Band with special guest Mo Grundy.  You’ll have a chance at winning a brand new Harley Davidson bike, a $25,000 in-ground swimming pool and much more.  KHTS is selling tickets to Saturday’s Thunder On The Lot by coming into the station or online. More information, directions, concert line-up and more can be found 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.

City Of Santa Clarita “Sound Slam”
When:  Thursday, June 6 from 7-11pm
Where:  Old Town Newhall between Lyons Avenue & Main Street
Details:  On the first Thursday of the month, the City of Santa Clarita presents a genuine happening in Old Town Newhall.  This month the focus is on “Sound Slam” with interactive musical experiences featuring local and regional performers.  There will be a musical & vaudeville performance, strolling tenori-on performance, Silent Disco (where you put on wireless headphone and groove to music that only you can hear), sound effect demonstrations, drum circle, much more.  Stroll, enjoy, and all for free.  More information is available by calling 250-3787, emailing aeo@santa-clarita.com, or online.  

SCV Senior Center “Touch A Truck”
When:  June 15 from 10am-3pm
Where: Central Park, 27150 Bouquet Canyon Road, Saugus
Details:  The SCV SeniorCenter is holding their first annual “Touch a Truck” event.  Kids will be able to get close to a variety of vehicles: sports cars, emergency vehicles, movie cars, construction equipment and even the KTHS 1948 Mack Fire Truck.  This family friendly event will have exhibitors, live music and food vendors.  Tickets are $5 per person or $4 if you purchase online in advance.  In honor of Father’s Day, dads accompanied by their kids get in for free.  More information is available by calling 263-9727 or online.  

COC Sign-Ups – Athletics Youth Summer Camps
When:  now
Where:  College of the Canyons
Details:  It’s time to register for College of the Canyons youth summer camps.  This year’s offerings are in baseball, basketball, soccer and volleyball.  The camps are staffed and run by Cougar coaches and student-athletes.  The camps, held from June to July, are for kids of all skill levels.  More information and registration is available by calling 362-5494 or online.  

COC Sign-Ups – COC Summer Institute
When:  now
Where:  College of the Canyons
Details:  Register your students, entering seventh, eighth, ninth and tenth grades, for the popular career exploration College Summer Institute.  The Summer Institute provides hands-on career exploration and learning opportunities in a variety of areas and subject including:  robotics, motion picture special effects, video game design, sports medicine, digital photography, architecture, welding and alternative energy fabrication.  More information is available online.

Waller’s Gym Jam Academy– Summer Day Camp
When:  June 19 through August 2
Where:  Waller’s Gym Jam Academy, 26515 Ruether Avenue
Details:  Waller’s Gym Jam Academy is again holding their Summer Day Camp filled with gymnastic fun.  Li’ Jammers covers ages 4-6 year olds.  GymJammers are ages 8-12 years old.  Waller’s offers 10% off for siblings.  Waller’s Gym Jam Academy is owned and directed by 1992 Olympian and 2004 Olympic Coach, Chris Waller and his wife Cindy Waller.  Their facility is 14,000 square feet and in the heart of our valley.  More information is available by calling 251-3390 or online.  

Canyon Theatre Summer Youth Workshops
When:  register now
Where:  Canyon Theatre Guild, 24242 Main Street, OldTown Newhall
Details:  Canyon Theatre Guild
Has Summer Youth Workshops for kids ages 6-10, 10-13 and 13-17.  The CTG Kids Ages 6-10 teaches kids to sing, dance and act.  There are three two-week sessions to choose from starting June 24.  On the last day of class there is a free performance of “The Emperor’s New Clothes” for friends and family.  CTG Juniors Ages 10-13 has two three-week sessions to choose from starting June 24.  These Junior sessions teaches kids to sing, dance, act, and learn theatre games, history and terminology.   On the last day of class there is a free performance of the musical “Kamp Kaos” for friends and family.  CTG Stars Ages 13-17 has one five-week session.  At the end of this session there are four performances of “Thoroughly Modern Millie Junior”.  Admission will be $8 and $10, with a 20% sibling discount.  More information is available by calling 799-2702 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.

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


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Santa Clarita Top Things To Do – May 29, 2013


Article: Santa Clarita Top Things To Do – May 29, 2013
Source: Santa Clarita News
Author: Connie Jones