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October, 2006 Community Calendar
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 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

Sunday, October 1

•  15th Annual Kiwanis Club Magic Mountain 5K Run - Challenging 5k run on the midways of Six Flags Magic Mountain sponsored by Kiwanis Club of Santa Clarita. For more information please contact kiwanis5krun@yahoo.com
          Time: 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM

•  Circle of Hope Hosts Theatrical Tea and Silent Auction - Enjoy musical and theatrical entertainment, silent auction and tea in a beautiful garden setting.
          Time: 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
          Phone #: 661-254-5218
          Website: www.circleofhopeinc.org

•  Thanksgiving Accordion Card Class with Marian - Join the Crafters Connection in celebrating the arrival of fall! Cost is $15 per person.
          Phone #: 661-297-4005
          Website: www.crafterconnection.com

Sunday, October 1 to Saturday, October 28

•  Repertory East Playhouse Features "Proof" - The REP presents the 2001 winner of both the Pulitzer prize and Tony award.
          Phone #: 661-288-0000
          Website: www.repeastplayhouse.org

Thursday, October 5 to Sunday, October 8

•  Loose Goose Wine Festival - This four-day festival, held at Bridgeport park, will offer patrons the finest in wine-tasting encounters. Events include wine-pairing dinners throughout the SCV, the Loose Goose Golf Classic (themed around golf, cigars and wine), the Golden Goose Gala (this mystery event includes the finest in gourmet cuisine and the "best of the best" wine selections), and the main festival at Bridgeport (featuring wines from every size vineyard - both domestic and international - plus live entertainment, gourmet food, luxury-related vendors and more). Festival admission is $30 in advance and $45 at the gate.
          Phone #: 799-WINE
          Website: www.loosegoosewinefestival.com

Friday, October 6 to Sunday, October 8

•  10th Semi-Annual Fall Home & Garden Show - See over 100 exhibitors of home related goods, services and products. Hours are Friday, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Saugus Speedway.
          Phone #: 661-259-3886
          Website: www.saugusspeedway.com

Saturday, October 7

•  COC Performing Arts Center Features "Tango Fire" - In their first US tour, the hottest Tango company from Buenos Aires brings a thrilling new show to the stage.
          Phone #: 661-362-5304
          Website: www.CanyonsPAC.com

•  Golftoberfest Golf Tournament to Benefit Samuel Dixon Family Health Center - Glow in the dark golf balls, beer, food, and an auction will be held at Vista Valencia Golf Course. For more information please contact karla@sdfhc.org.
          Phone #: 661-257-2387

•  Proud Dads - Led by Hogan Hilling, author of "The Man Who Would Be Dad" and a father of three, Proud Dads gives men the tools and support to become better dads. Topics include balancing work and family life, day care, bonding, managing the household, and partnering in parenthood with your wife. Open to everyone from prospective fathers with an impending delivery to those with children up to age five. Open-discussion style setting. Meets monthly, $20 per person.
          Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
          Phone #: 661-253-8607
          Website: www.henrymayo.com

•  The 6th Annual Corvette & Harley Show - Enjoy more than $2,000 in Raffle Prizes, Great Food and Drinks, and Live Bands. Santa Clarita Valley Corvette Club and Route 66 Classic Grill are the proud sponsors.

Saturday, October 7 to Sunday, October 8

•  Santa Clarita Street Art Festival - Free outdoor street festival will feature live entertainment, the fine art of street painting, international dance, music, and arts and crafts vendors. Held in Old Town Newhall on San Fernando Road.
          Phone #: 661-286-4018
          Website: www.streetartfest.com

Sunday, October 8

•  America's Walk for Diabetes - Registration begins at 8 a.m. for the annual 4.5 mile walk through Valencia starting in the Valencia Auto Mall on the corner of Creekside Road and Auto Center Drive.
          Phone #: 661-295-0081
          Website: www.diabetes.org/walk

Saturday, October 14

•  Layne's Legacy Foundation Talent Show and Fundraiser - Support families faced with threatening illnesses. Participants will be judged by entertainment industry judges.
          Phone #: 818-700-4822

Sunday, October 15

•  Annual Bow-Wows & Meows Pet Fair - Held at William S. Hart Park. Over 70 vendors of pet-related supplies and services, raffle, food, kids' zone, demonstrations, animal photographer, pet psychic, shows, low cost vaccine clinic, and pets available for adoption. Pets on leashes welcome. Free.
          Time: 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
          Phone #: 661-297-5961
          Website: www.BowWowsAndMeows.org

Friday, October 20

•  Annual Silver Spur Awards - Produced by the Reel Cowboys, held at the Sportsmen's Lodge. The event benefits the Tri-Valley Special Olympics.
          Phone #: 661-297-8923

Saturday, October 21

•  Leonard Nimoy - "See What I See: Shekhina" - Leonard Nimoy, renown photographer, actor, director and visionary, will make his first appearance in the Santa Clarita Valley in a presentation of his one-man, multi-media show, "See What I See: Shekhina." Mr. Nimoy's presentation kicks off the Congregation Beth Shalom Distinguished Speaker Lecture Series. "See What I See: Shekhina." is a fascinating journey through Leonard Nimoy's experiences in photography. The work ranges from still life to landscape to self portraiture and human figure - from the spiritual to the everyday. Mr. Nimoy leads us through the process of his self-discovery in the photos he has produced over the span of a lifetime. Now in permanent collections in museums from coast to coast, his images reveal the man behind the makeup. In addition to discussing his art, Mr. Nimoy will answer audience questions about his illustrious career. Seating for this exclusive engagement is extremely limited. Congregation Beth Shalom is offering Reserved Seats at $60.00 each, and a "Santa Clarita Patron Package" in limited quantity for $149.00 per seat. The Patron Package includes best Reserved Seats at the front of the theater, a personally-signed copy of Mr. Nimoy's book, Shekhina, and an exclusive pre-show wine & cheese reception attended by Mr. Nimoy.
          Time: 8:00 PM
          Phone #: (661) 254-2411

•  Healthy Woman's Day Offers Free Health Screenings - The Zonta Club of SCV in conjunction with the Samuel Dixon Family Health Center will provide local women who are uninsured or underinsured a free woman's health screening at the Boys and Girls Club in Newhall.
          Phone #: 661-257-2339

•  The Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society Hosts Heritage Haunt and Ghostathon - From 3 p.m. to 8 p.m., visit a haunted house, trick-or-treat, ride ponies, visit a petting zoo, hear local ghost stories and more. Prices are $5 and $10. From 7 p.m. to dawn, experience a ghost hunt, seance, dinner and continental breakfast. Tickets are $100.
          Phone #: 661-254-1275
          Website: www.scvhs.org

Saturday, October 21 to Sunday, October 22

•  Starpups Depot Hosts "Pup-kin Pup Photos" - Held at Starpups Depot in Stevenson Ranch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday.
          Phone #: 661-255-2208

Saturday, October 21 to Saturday, October 28

•  COC Performing Arts Center Features Richard O'Brien's "The Rocky Horror Show" - Parental discretion is advised.
          Phone #: 661-362-5304
          Website: www.canyonspac.com

Sunday, October 22

•  New Leash on Life Presents Nuts for Mutts - The Walk - Raise money for pups and autistic children.
          Phone #: 661-255-0097
          Website: www.walkforpaws.org

•  The SCV Theatre Project Presents "An Evening with Stephen Schwartz" - Witness a musical tribute to 35 years of legendary Broadway musicals and film scores including "Wicked," "Godspell," "Pippin," "Pocahontas," "The Hunchback of Norte Dame" and more. Held at COC's Performing arts Center.
          Phone #: 661-633-3550

Monday, October 23

•  Crawford-Fleming Golf Invitational - Supporting the Sheila R. Veloz Breast Imaging Center and held at the Valencia Country Club.
          Time: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
          Phone #: 661-255-3000 ext. 238

•  Valencia Acura & HMNMH Afternoon Tea - Enjoy a special afternoon tea benefiting the Sheila R. Veloz Breast Imaging Center at the Valencia Country Club.
          Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
          Phone #: 661-255-3000 ext. 238

Saturday, October 28

•  "Transitions to Parenthood" - Educational seminar offers critical information to help couples dispel myths, set realistic expectations, and understand the changes involved within their relationship following the birth of their child. Taught by Dr. Diana Lynn Barnes, the class will also touch on postpartum depression.
          Time: 10:00 AM to Noon
          Phone #: 661-253-8607
          Website: www.henrymayo.com

•  Halloween Chills at Ice Station! (Ages 11 & up) - Join us as we celebrate Halloween in style. All participants that enter our costume contest will recieve 1/2 off admission! Win Great Prizes! Spooky music and lights provided by the Ice Station DJ!
          Time: 7:30 PM to 9:45 PM
          Phone #: (661) 775-8686 x221
          Website: www.icestation.net

•  Halloween Chills at Ice Station! (Ages 2-10) - Join us as we celebrate Halloween in style. All participants that enter our costume contest will recieve 1/2 off admission! Great Family Friendly (children ages 2-10) activites to keep everyone excited all day. Free cookies and cider!
          Phone #: (661) 775-8686 x221
          Website: www.icestation.net

•  HMNMH Presents Transitions to Parenthood Class - Dispel myths, set realistic expectations, and understand the changes involved within their relationship following the birth of their child.
          Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
          Phone #: 661-253-8607

•  Make A Difference Day - Enjoy various projects benefiting local community organizations/nonprofits at Newhall Park.
          Time: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
          Phone #: 661-250-3720
          Website: www.VolunteerInSCV.org

•  Total Financial Solutions Presents Boy Scouts of America Leaders of Character Dinner - Held at the Valencia Hyatt, guests will recognize leaders in our community who exemplify the Boy Scout oath and law. For more information please contact ahalaby@tfswealth.com
          Time: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
          Phone #: 661-753-9683

Sunday, October 29

•  SCV Food Pantry Presents 5K Run Against Hunger - The run starts and ends in Newhall Park and is open to participants of all ages.
          Phone #: 661-255-9078
          Website: www.scvfoodpantry.org

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