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Santa Clarita Top Things To Do – November 20, 2013

Boys & Girls Club “Festival Of Trees”
Choices In Education Expo
Repertory East Playhouse “Play It Again, Sam”
Lancaster Performing Arts Center “An Evening With Martin Short”
Jack’s Very Big Music
COC “Of Mice And Men”
And More…And Upcoming…

Boys & Girls Club “Festival Of Trees”

When:  November 15 through November 24 – see special event days/dates below
Where:  Westfield Valencia Town Center – between The Patios and Sears on Valencia Boulevard
Details: Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley is holding their premier event “Festival of Trees”.  Christmas trees, wreaths and table top trees are elaborately decorated and available for auction.  There is a special section for gingerbread houses that are made by community members and awarded prizes before being offered for auction.  A Community Stage has local singers, musicians and dancers.  Santa will be available for photos.  Jingle Jam Swing  will be held Friday, November 15 from 7:15-10pm.  Jingle Jam Swing is a fun night of swing dancing, with an instructor giving free lessons.  Holiday Hocus Pocus an Evening of Magic takes place on Saturday, November 16 at 6pm and Friday, November 22 at 6pm.  The Holiday Hocus Pocus shows are an hour of close-up magic followed by a family friendly stage show that is fun for children and adults.  The Magic of Lights Gala takes place Saturday, November 23 from 6:30-11:30pm.  The dressy Gala features entertainment, a live auction of selected trees, appetizers, dessert and a no-host bar.  Read more in a story for KHTS by Michele Buttelman: Family-Friendly Festival of Trees Opens Friday At The Patios In Valencia

Choices In Education Expo

When:  Saturday, November 23 from 10am-5pm
Where:  Hyatt Regency Valencia, 24500 Town Center Drive – at McBean Parkway
Details:  The Choices In Education Expo is focused on education options for you and your family.  The Expo will help you make decisions on life changing academic choices.  The Expo will cover: public and private school options; early childhood and pre-school child development; after-school educational daycare (including tutoring and supplemental learning programs); camps, academies and sports training; educational products and services; local educational resources; educational finance options and scholarships; advance academic and vocational programs; and life-long learning opportunities.  More information is available by calling 255-7063 or online.


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Repertory East Playhouse “Play It Again, Sam”

When:  November 15 through December 14, Friday and Saturdays at 8pm, Sunday Matinees at 2pm
Where:  Repertory East Playhouse, 24266 Main Street in Old Town Newhall
Details:  Repertory East Playhouse has Woody Allen’s “Play It Again, Sam”.  “It’s still the same old story, a fight for love and glory.”  The play is about a recently divorced writer of film commentary that is being urged to date again by his best friend and his best friend’s wife.  Come an hour before the show and stop at The Hideaway Lounge featuring full-service cocktails.  Tickets are $25 for adults and $20 for students and seniors.  Tickets and information on the Opening Night Gala are available online

Lancaster Performing Arts Center “An Evening With Martin Short”

When:  Friday, November 22 at 7pm
Where:  Lancaster Performing Arts Center, 750 W. Lancaster Boulevard, Lancaster
Details:  Lancaster Performing Arts Center has “An Evening With Martin Short”.  “See one of America’s premier funny men in a hilarious one-man show. He’s a comedic chameleon with an uncanny lineup of hijinks, impressions and stunts.”  More information and tickets are available by calling 723-5950 or online

Jack’s Very Big Music Benefit

When:  Sunday, November 24 from 4-8pm
Where:  West Ranch High School, 26255 Valencia Boulevard, Stevenson Ranch
Details:  Jack’s Very Big Music Benefit will feature classical, contemporary, rock and roll, and “Jack’s Young Artists”.  Local professional world-class musicians and talented young artists will perform at the Benefit.  The evening supports Jack’s Angels Foundation for awareness, support and research for Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma, a pediatric brainstem tumor.  More information, a full line up of music and performers, and tickets are available online.

College Of The Canyons Theatre “Of Mice And Men”

When:  8pm performances: November 20, 21, 22 and 23;  2pm performance: November 24
Where:  College of the Canyons Valencia Campus, Black Box Theater
Details:  The College of the Canyons Theater will be performing Steinbeck’s classic novel “Of Mice And Men”.  “Addressing the themes of friendship, loneliness and the pursuit of the American dream, ‘Of Mice And Men’ has captured the hearts of readers ever since its publication in 1937.”  Tickets for all performances are $10 for adults and $5 for students and seniors.  More information is available by calling 362-5304 or online.

Bridge To Home “Soup For The Soul & Open House”

When:  Sunday, November 24 from 3-5:30pm
Where:  Bridge To Home, 23031 Drayton Street, off of San Fernando Road – street across from Saugus Cafe
Details:  Enjoy a unique fundraiser at Bridge to Home and you will be helping those less fortunate.  Local restaurants and bakeries are providing a variety of soups, breads and desserts.  Receive a one-of-a-kind bowl that has been hand painted by children and special friends in our valley.  Proceeds will support the Santa Clarita Emergency Winter Shelter.  Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 at the door.  Last year Santa Clarita Emergency Winter Shelter served 234 people: 151 single men, 36 single women, and 10 families including 17 adults and 20 children, and 24 veterans.      More information and tickets are available by calling 257-9970 or 388-0081 or online.

Go Jazz Big Band Concert

When:  Sunday, November 24 at 8:30pm
Where:  Café Cordiale, 14015 Ventura Boulevard, Sherman Oaks
Details:  Looking for dinner along with great music?  Golden Oak Adult School “Go Jazz Big Band” Concert fills the bill.  “While this event is outside of Santa Clarita, you can still expect the same great music and enthusiasm you have come to enjoy locally.  Golden Oak Adult School ‘Go Jazz Big Band’ – covering the legends of big band jazz and contemporary funk.”  For reservations call 818-789-1985.  More information is available online.

Chanukah Stories At The Library

When:  Thursday, November 21 at 6pm
Where:  Canyon Country Library, 18601 Soledad Canyon Road – across from Regal Entertainment/Edwards Theaters
Details:  Children can enjoy Chanukah stories with Temple Beth Ami’s Rabbi Mark Blazer and music by Wendee at Canyon Country Library.  Refreshments will be available.  More information is available by calling 255-6410 or online

Jacob Zamora Memorial Shoot

When:   Saturday, November 23 from 8am-4pm, registration from 8-10am  
Where:  Oak Tree Gun Club, 23121 Coltrane Avenue, Newhall
Details:  The Jacob Zamora Sports Clays Memorial Shoot is an annual event that supports the Jacob Zamora Memorial Foundation and their work with CHP Explorer Post 540, and education scholarships.  Registration begins at 8am and is open to all.  The top shooter will win a Benelli Super Nova shotgun.  Registrants receive a t-shirt and lunch.  Non-shooters are welcome.  Food, t-shirts, and raffle tickets will be available for purchase.  Entry is $60 for adults and $30 for youth.  More information on the shoot and Jacob Zamora is available by calling 212-3465 or online.


And Upcoming…

Assemblyman Wilk “Community Coffees

When:  Monday, November 25 from 6-8pm
Where:  Agua Dulce Women’s Club, 33201 Agua Dulce Canyon Road, Agua Dulce
Details:  Assemblyman Scott Wilk is holding “Community Coffees” in several location on various dates.  The Community Coffee series is designed to give residents an opportunity to share their ideas, questions and concerns about state legislative issues affecting our community.

Gingerbread House Contest

When:  Saturday, December 7 and Sunday, December 8 will be the public viewing
Where:  Valencia Library Meeting Room, 
Details:  The Friends of the Santa Clarita Public Library will be holding their “First Annual Gingerbread House Contest”.  Enter and start building now to celebrate the holidays.  Entry deadline is Wednesday, December 4.  This contest is for all ages and skill levels.  It is free to enter.   Enter online or visit your local library.  More information and entry forms are available online.

City Of Santa Clarita “Hot Cocoa & A Movie”

When:  Saturday, December 7 from 1-4pm
Where:  Santa Clarita Sports Complex, 20870 Centre Pointe Parkway – at Golden Valley Parkway
Details:  The City of Santa Clarita is hosting “Hot Cocoa & A Movie”.  Sign up now, seating is limited.  The movie is “Santa Buddies The Legend of Santa Paws”.  Hot cocoa and crafts will follow the movie.  Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. No additional food or beverages allowed, except water.  Tickets are available at the Activities Center. More information is available by calling 250-3703 or online.

City Of Santa Clarita “Breakfast With Santa”

When:  Saturday, December 14 from 8:30-10:30am
Where:  Santa Clarita Activities Center, 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway at Golden Valley Parkway
Details:  The City of Santa Clarita is hosting “Breakfast with Santa”.  “Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus and join them for a wonderful breakfast, holiday stories, crafts, and watch Santa blast off in his Turbo Sleigh.”  Don’t forget to bring your camera for photos with Santa.  Tickets are required for anyone age one and older.  Tickets must be purchased in advance and are $15 per person (non-Santa Clarita residents are $20).  Limited seating, register now at the Activities Center or online. Deadline to register is Monday, December 9.  More information is available by calling 284-1465 or online


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


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Santa Clarita Top Things To Do – November 20, 2013


Article: Santa Clarita Top Things To Do – November 20, 2013
Source: Santa Clarita News
Author: Connie Jones