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September, 2006 Community Calendar
Friday, September 1 to Saturday, September 2

•  The REP Presents "Black Comedy" and "The Real Inspector Hound" - Repertory East Playhouse presents two one-act comedies written by Peter Shaffer and Tom Stoppard, respectively.
          Phone #: 288-0000
          Website: www.repeastplayhouse.org

Monday, September 4

•  Mountasia Hosts Labor Day Fun - Mountasia is open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on the holiday. Stop by and enjoy unlimited play specials all day long.
          Phone #: 253-4386
          Website: www.MountasiaFunCenter.com

Wednesday, September 6

•  Inside SCV Singles Night at the Roast House - More than just drink specials and mingling, learn the Salsa and dance the night away for $7 an hour starting at 8 p.m.
          Time: 7:00 PM
          Phone #: 296-3866
          Website: www.roasthousescv.com

Friday, September 8

•  Hispanic Business Committee Presents Excelencia Awards Gala - Annual recognition and award banquet held at the Valencia Hyatt.
          Phone #: 702-6977
          Website: www.scvchamber.com

•  The Sierra Hillbillies Square Dance Club Hosts Surf''s Up Luau - The festivities begin are held at the SCV Center. For more information please email sierrahillbillies@homestead.com
          Time: 7:30 PM
          Phone #: 257-4801

Saturday, September 9

•  Michael Hoefflin Foundation Gala Dinner & Auction - Spend an elegant evening under the stars with dinner, dancing and great auction items. All proceeds will benefit the Michael Hoefflin Foundation for Children's Cancer.
          Time: 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM
          Phone #: 250-4100
          Website: www.mhf.org

•  Origins, Look at the Evidence - Family conference for ages 10 & up; How could it all have begun? Can science support the Bible? Why does what I believe matter? Speaker is David Coppedge, member of JPL's Cassini Team & Chief Bwana of Creation Safaris; event at La Mesa Junior High School, 26623 May Way, Canyon Country; Optional Creation Safari at Placerita Park after event (pack picnic lunch); register for the event at the website below; event sponsored by Santa Clarita Children's Ministry Network (SCCMN).
          Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
          Phone #: 661-255-7246 ext. 224
          Website: www.sccmnet.org/origins.htm

•  Saugus Speedway Presents Oldies & Goodies Classic Car, Truck & Bike Show - This fun family event combines classic nostalgia of the '50s and '60s with rides, games, raffles, live '50s show band, vendors, displays, dancing, BBQ, snacks and more! Supporting Special Olympics of Santa Clarita.
          Time: 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM
          Phone #: 259-3886
          Website: www.saugusspeedway.com

•  Starpups Depot Hosts Back to School Pups Photos - Held at the store in Stevenson Ranch.
          Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
          Phone #: 255-2208
          Website: www.starpupsdepot.com

Wednesday, September 13

•  "Baby Proof Your Home" - Learn how to baby proof your home, as well as important tips for grandparents who baby-sit or how to find a great babysitter, with Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial RNs, Suzanne Garcia and Megan Bosworth. Westfield Town Center Community Room, near J.C. Penney. Free. Light refreshments provided. (Part of Westfield Town Center and Newhall Memorial's "Go The Extra Mile" mall walk program - see mall concierge for details!)
          Time: 9:00 AM
          Phone #: 661-253-8326
          Website: www.henrymayo.com

Thursday, September 14

•  Free Tax Seminar for Nonprofit and Exempt Organizations - Sponsored by Bill Leonard, Member, State Board of Equalization and Betty T. Yee, Acting Board Member, State Board of Equalization. Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m. Free admission.

UC Santa Barbara
Corwin Pavilion (University Center)
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
          Time: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
          Phone #: 916-341-7389
          Website: www.boe.ca.gov/sutax/nonprofitsched.htm

Friday, September 15 to Sunday, September 17

•  OLPH Church 62nd Annual BBQ Fiesta - Enjoy delicious ethnic foods, rides, games and dance-dance revolution and swing dance competition. Highlights of live pop and alternative rock concert by The Angels of the Dawn on Friday, September 15, 7:00 pm and Sunday, September 17, 3:00 pm. This concert is free and open to the public. 23233 Lyons Ave. near Orchard Village Road, Newhall.
          Phone #: 254-0507
          Website: olphfilipinoministry.org/_wsn/page3.html

Saturday, September 16

•  Boys and Girls Clubs Day for Kids - The City of Santa Clarita in partnership with the Boys and Girls Club of Santa Clarita and other local community organizations will join thousands of other Boys & Girls Clubs nationwide in celebration of Boys & Girls Clubs Day for Kids. The event will offer families a fun-filled carnival at Newhall Park in Santa Clarita. Families will enjoy carnival rides, waterslides, games, contests, crafts, entertainment with special appearance from Radio Disney's Daniel Patrick Ellis, special appearances from Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck provided by Six Flags Magic Mountain, FREE Food and Drinks, and a Kids Raffle. Children will have an opportunity to win many great prizes including a FREE computer donated by Wal-Mart of Stevenson Ranch.
          Time: 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
          Phone #: 661-286-4079
          Website: www.santa-clarita.com/dayforkids

•  Castaic Lake Water Agency Hosts Free Monthly Landscape Education Class - Learn about pest diagnosis, diseases and insects.
          Time: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
          Phone #: 513-1230
          Website: www.clwa.org

•  Starpups Depot Hosts Basset Hound Rescue Adoption Day - Held at the store in Stevenson Ranch.
          Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
          Phone #: 255-2208
          Website: www.starpupsdepot.com

•  The Painted Turtle Hosts Wine Tasting and More - A wine tasting, dinner, entertainment and auction will raise funds for The Painted Turtle, a "Hole-In-The-Wall" Camp.
          Phone #: 310-451-1353 ext. 101
          Website: www.thepaintedturtle.org

Sunday, September 17

•  Armadillo Benefit Motorcycle Ride for Autism - Motorcycle riders can register at 9 a.m. The cost is $25 for riders and $15 for passengers. Fee includes ride, poker run, lunch and admission to the after-the-run party at Carousel Ranch.
          Time: 9:00 AM
          Phone #: 268-8010
          Website: www.carouselranch.org

•  LARC Ranch Presents Annual Concert Fundraiser - LARC Ranch's annual concert fundraiser includes lunch, which begins at 1 p.m., with the concert scheduled for 2:30 p.m. All proceeds benefit the LARC Foundation.
          Time: 1:00 PM
          Phone #: 296-8636 ext. 219
          Website: www.larcfoundation.org

Friday, September 22 to Saturday, September 30

•  International Family Film Festival - Held at Regal Entertainment Group Theatres is the Film & Screenplay Festival. Premieres, features and shorts by studios, independents and students will be shown.
          Time: 1:00 PM to 10:00 PM
          Phone #: 257-3131
          Website: www.iffilmfest.org

•  REP Presents "Proof" - The Repertory East Playhouse presents the 2001 winner of both the Pulitzer prize and Tony award.
          Time: 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
          Phone #: 288-0000
          Website: www.repeastplayhouse.org

Saturday, September 23

•  Senior Center Presents 15th Annual Wine Auction Benefit - Held at Le Chene French Cuisine, enjoy wine tasting, unique auction items and an array of wines that frequently sell for pennies on the dollar.
          Time: 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
          Phone #: 259-9444

Sunday, September 24

•  Blues Ride - Blues Ride Benefiting L.A. County Sheriff Department's "Deputy Hagop 'Jake' Kuredjian Memorial Garden" with featured artist: Blues Label
Ride Sign-ups and Starts: 9-11 a.m.
Party: Noon-4 p.m. Ride: Harley-Davidson Glendale; 3717 San Fernando Road; Glendale, CA 91204
Party: Route 66; 18730 Soledad Canyon Road; Canyon Country, CA 91351
Cost: $25.00
For more information please email mark@blueslabelband.com
          Time: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
          Phone #: Route 66: (661) 298-1494
          Website: www.blueslabelband.com

Wednesday, September 27

•  Teen Scene Unplugged: Plugging In to the Online World of Today's Teens - The internet is a wonderful tool. But, are you aware of the potential dangers your teens face when they are online? Do you know who they meet or talk to over the internet? Your teen may not even know who they really are revealing information to, or that they could be just a click away from potential harm. Come and hear Donna Rice Hughes, internationally-known internet safety expert and advocate, talk about internet safety. Open your eyes to your teen's new world! Learn how you can protect your kids from online predators and other dangers lurking on the web. This is one event you won't want to miss! Free and Open to the Public.
Sponsored by: City of Santa Clarita and Blue Ribbon Task Force
          Time: 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM
          Phone #: 255-4965
          Website: www.santa-clarita.com/blueribbon

Thursday, September 28

•  Inside SCV Magazine Singles Night at All Corked Up - Meet fans of the finer things in life. Enjoy wine, beer and live music, along with tapas and appetizers specials - all for no cover charge. Last month over 200 singles met and mingled.
          Time: 6:00 PM
          Phone #: 799-7979
          Website: www.allcorkedup.com

Friday, September 29

•  Valley Industrial Association Presents Annual Bash - Celebrating VIA's 25th anniversary, the event will be held at the Valencia Hyatt.
          Time: 6:00 PM
          Phone #: 294-8088
          Website: www.via.org

Friday, September 29 to Saturday, October 28

•  Terror By Gaslight - At the Canyon Theatre Guild with performances Friday and Saturday evenings at 8:00 PM, and Sunday matinees at 1:00 PM on 10/1 & 10/8. Chills, murder and mayhem galore in this eerie melodrama. Not recommended for small children. Tickets are $9 - $14.
          Phone #: 661-799-2702

Saturday, September 30

•  Canyon Theatre Guild Presents Night of a Thousand Stars Gala - Held at the Valencia Country Club, the Annual Gala Fundraiser for Canyon Theatre Guild includes a delicious meal and top-rate entertainment.
          Time: 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM
          Phone #: 799-2702
          Website: www.canyontheatre.org

•  HMNMH Presents 22nd Annual Run for the Health of It - Be fit and have fun while supporting your local hospital.
          Phone #: 253-8082

•  River Rally - Come help clean a portion of the Santa Clara river and learn about environmental issues. Fun and rewarding volunteer opportunity for students, scout troops, clubs, organizations and the whole family.
          Phone #: 286-4098
          Website: www.santa-clarita.com/environment

Saturday, September 30 to Sunday, October 1

•  Circle of Hope's Theatrical Tea and Silent Auction - A charming English tea complete with savory treats and theatrical and musical entertainment in a picturesque garden setting awaits you. Most would have to endure a twelve hour flight to find such an authentic and enjoyable event, however those in the Santa Clarita area are lucky to be invited to this fall's most anticipated event, Circle of Hope's Theatrical Tea and Silent Auction. Come dressed to the nines with your most fabulous hat and receive $5 worth of complimentary raffle tickets!

Tickets for the Theatrical Teas are $50 each for unreserved seating, or $448 for a reserved table for 8. Mail ticket requests to Circle of Hope, P.O. Box 221461, Newhall, CA 91322. Contact Colleen at 661-254-5218 for more information. Ticket request forms are also available on the Circle of Hope website - www.circleofhopeinc.org. See you there!
          Time: 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
          Phone #: 661-254-5218
          Website: www.circleofhopeinc.org

Saturday, September 30 to Saturday, October 28

•  Snow White And The 7 Dwarfs - The Canyon Theatre Guild's Fall offering for family entertainment. A delightful musical about the lovely Snow White, her handsome Prince, the evil Queen and her slightly crazy sister, the Wicked Witch, along with seven adorable dwarfs and a talking mirror that only speaks in rhyme, this is suitable for the entire family. Saturday matinees at 1:00 PM; Sunday matinee at 1:00 on October 22; Sunday evenings at 6:30 PM October 1, 8, 15, and 22. Tickets are $9 - $14.
          Phone #: 661-799-2702

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