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August, 2018 Community Calendar
Saturday, July 7 to Saturday, August 25

•  2018 Concerts in the Park - This free Saturday-night series is held at Central Park. Grab your beach chairs and picnic baskets and enjoy a night of great music!

Saturday | July 7
Wanted (tribute to Bon Jovi)

Saturday | July 14
Kenny Metcalf as Elton

Saturday | July 21
Green Today (tribute to Green Day)

Saturday | July 28
Hotel California (tribute to The Eagles)

Saturday | August 4
Matchbox Twenty Too (Tribute to Matchbox Twenty)

Saturday | August 11
F00Z FIGHTERS (Tribute to Foo Fighters)

Saturday | August 18
The Pettybreakers (Tribute to Tom Petty)

Saturday | August 25
40 oz to Freedom (Tribute to Sublime)
          Website: www.santa-clarita.com/concerts

Saturday, July 21 to Tuesday, August 21

•  Beauty & the Beast - The Santa Clarita Regional Theatre wants you to "Be our Guest" for their production of Disney's "Beauty & the Beast." Performed on the extraordinary College of the Canyons Performing Arts Center Stage, "Beauty & the Beast" will come to life right before your eyes. This romantic, beloved take on the classic fairytale features all of the wonderful songs written by Alan Menken and the late Howard Ashman, along with new songs by Menken and Tim Rice. This tale is as old as time and is guaranteed to leave the young and old alike singing and dancing along in their seats. A pilot project for the Santa Clarita Regional Theatre's production of "Beauty & the Beast" will allow the public to purchase tickets online for this show on their website at . For handicap seating or membership discounts, call the box office.
          Phone #: 799-2702
          Website: canyontheatre.org

Saturday, July 28 to Saturday, August 25

•  Gilligan's Island: The Musical - CTG Theatre Presents "Gilligan's Island: The Musical" Come get stranded! A three-hour tour has never been this much fun! "Gilligan's Island: The Musical" is a family-friendly stage musical adaption of the ever-popular and iconic 60's TV comedy show.

          Website: www.Canyontheatre.org

Wednesday, August 8 to Thursday, August 23

•  Calling All Choristers - Ever wanted to sing Mozart's "Requiem?" Now's your chance! Choristers are invited to rehearse for Santa Clarita United Methodist Church. Rehearsals are on Thursdays at 7:30pm beginning on August 23, with the performance on Sunday, November 4 at 7pm. E-mail josh@scumc.org for more info.

Monday, August 13 to Sunday, September 30

•  Soles4Souls Shoe Drive - Soles4Souls is having a local shoe drive, and ask the community to donate new or gently worn pairs of shoes at Sinatra Real Estate, 25101 The Old Road, Santa Clarita, CA 91381, through the end August September 2018.

Soles4Souls - a nonprofit global social enterprise committed to fighting poverty through the collection and distribution of shoes and clothing. Contact Josh Sinatra with questions.
          Phone #: (661) 713-1036

Sunday, August 19

•  Cam - Considered by many to be the next big female powerhouse in country music, singer-songwriter Cam has been dazzling country music fans worldwide since relocating to Nashville and signing with Arista. Hailing from San Francisco, Cam's California roots give her country music an edgier, updated sound. Her storyteller lyrics strike a balance between wisdom and whimsy.
          Website: www.canyonspac.com

Monday, August 20

•  SCAA General Meeting and Artist Demonstration - Join the Santa Clarita Artists Association at Barnes & Noble Valencia for their monthly meeting and artist demonstration, held on the third Monday of each month at Barnes and Noble Valencia. The August meeting will feature a demonstration by abstract artist Nancy Eckels.

"A creative block is overcome only by working on your art, not sitting on a couch waiting for inspiration. My paintings are a combination of sculpture and painting. I begin with a texture medium, which I sculpt by shaping, carving and manipulating on the canvas. When I apply the texture, I keep in mind a loose composition and try to imagine what it might become. I want to make something new. I've often thought that abstract art is the purest form of what people consider a one-of-a-kind art," Eckels says.

View Nancy's art at http://www.nancyeckels.com/
          Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Tuesday, August 21

•  Rotary Pint Night & People's Choice Car Show - Held at Wolf Creek Brewery, The Rotary Club presents their People's Choice Car Show & Pint Night featuring Car Show (6pm) & Raffles (8pm), Beer, Food Trucks & Live Band PLUS an Awards Ceremony
This event is free to the public to enter, no outside food or drink permitted.

VEHICLE REGISTRATION: Deadline August 14th - Only Pre-registered vehicles will be granted entry.
($20 to register your vehicle, see website or call for details.)

          Time: 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM
          Phone #: (661) 312-7268
          Website: https://www.scvrotaryclub.com/product/carshow/

Friday, August 24

•  Heart Health Fair - A free community health fair presented by Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital will be held at the Newhall Community Center, guests have a chance to receive these free heart screenings.
          Phone #: 200-1306

Saturday, August 25

•  The Paseo Club Grand Re-Opening & 15 Year Anniversary Celebration - Join The Paseo Club Grand Re-Opening & 15 Year Anniversary Celebration featuring a live DJ, food, games, activities and prizes and peek at the expanded fitness center and new sports equipment. RSVP online to be automatically entered into a drawing for amazing prizes!
          Time: 11:30 PM to 3:30 PM
          Website: www.thepaseoclub.com

•  Heart of the West - Carousel Ranch Hosts 22nd Annual Heart of the West Presented by the Princess Cruises Community Foundation, Carousel Ranch's annual fundraiser, Heart of the West, is gearing up to be the best yet!
          Website: carouselranch.org

Friday, August 31 to Wednesday, October 31

•  Jack the Ripper Virtual Reality Immersive Experience - Ready to travel back to 1888 Whitechapel London during the "Autumn of Terror," when the infamous Jack the Ripper had the city paralyzed with fear? You don't need a time machine, but you do need high-tech VR headsets and backpack computers that will allow you to roam freely through an old abandoned, haunted wax museum called The Wax House. The Legend of Jack the Ripper experience, lasting about 30 minutes, includes a media-based pre-show providing guests a glimpse into the history of the murders. Once inside the Wax House, you'll pick up and hold virtual items, open drawers, search for clues and work together as a team of four to find your way out - or become the next victim. The Jack the Ripper Immersive Experience opens August 31 and runs through Halloween night. Tickets are expected to sell out, so snatch yours quickly.
          Website: www.mountasiafuncenter.com

Every Thursday

•  Nar-Anon Meeting at The Recovery Room - Every Thursday night, held at 17714 Sierra Highway in Canyon Country, this program has helped thousands cope with and learn about drug addiction and the disease.
          Time: 6:00 PM
          Website: mailto:embracingchangescv@gmail.com

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