April, 2013 Community Calendar
Friday, March 15 to Saturday, April 13

•  Boeing Boeing - A 1960's French farce featuring Parisian Lothario Bernard, who has French, German and American fiancees, each beautiful airline hostesses with frequent "layovers". He keeps "one up, one down and one pending" until unexpected schedule changes bring all three to Paris and Bernard's apartment at the same time.

Saturday, March 23 to Saturday, April 27

•  Hairspray - The 1950's are out and change is in the air! HAIRSPRAY, winner of 8 Tony Awards including Best Musical, is a family-friendly musical piled bouffant high with laughter, romance, and deliriously tuneful songs.
Held at the Canyon Theatre Guild, Reservations for Season Subscribers begins Feb. 26 - for General Public, March 5

          Phone #: 661-799-2702

Thursday, April 4

•  Art Slam - City of Santa Clarita Hosts Art Slam From 7pm to 11pm in Old Town Newhall on Main Street, Art Slam will feature a variety of art, entertainment and activities centered around a new theme each month.
          Time: 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM
          Phone #: 250-3787

Wednesday, April 10

•  Enviroscape - Valencia Library Hosts Enviroscape Presentation for Students At 4pm, the City of Santa Clarita will be conducting a presentation to educate students about stormwater and what they can do to prevent pollution in the river and our drinking water. The presentation is done using an "enviroscape" model to demonstrate what happens when it rains or we overuse our sprinklers, and the litter and pollutants get washed into the streets, down the storm drain and end up in our rivers and the ocean.
          Time: 4:00 PM
          Phone #: 286-4098

Friday, April 12

•  God & Country: Songs of Faith & Patriotism - The Master's College Department of Music Presents Annual Forest Lawn Concert Series "God & Country: Songs of Faith & Patriotism" Held in the Hall of Liberty at Forest Lawn in Hollywood Hills. Tickets are free and can be obtained by calling or visiting the website.
          Time: 7:00 PM
          Phone #: 362-2262

•  Tangos from Gardel to Piazzolla - Tangos from Gardel to Piazzolla Be seduced by the fiery spell of the tango as Maestro Romulo Larrea brings his off-Broadway hit to Santa Clarita.

Saturday, April 13

•  Earth Arbor Day - City of Santa Clarita Hosts Earth Arbor Day Held from 10am to 4pm at Central Park, this Earth celebration will include family-friendly activities, entertainment and themed zones on topics like eco, green car, water conservation, community and children.
          Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

•  Free Landscaping Classes from CLWA - April 13 Water Works: The Basics of Landscape Irrigation

Castaic Lake Water Agency offers a free gardening and landscaping class each month. You'll learn from horticulture experts who have intimate knowledge of Santa Clarita's weather, soil content and SCV-friendly plants. Put these in the calendar now from 9 a.m. to noon, then make your way to the CLWA above Central Park.
          Phone #: 513-1230

•  A Toast and a WiSH - WiSH Education Foundation presents "A Toast and a WiSH: A Benefit for the Future Leaders of Santa Clarita" Guests will enjoy an intimate evening of wine tastings, food and entertainment with a focus on Library wines to commemorate our beautiful venue. All guests will receive goodie bags and take part in both silent and live auctions. Held at the Old Town Newhall Library overlooking the newly designed downtown Newhall.

•  Westside Choral Festival at West Ranch High School - Admission: $3
Choruses from several schools in the Newhall district perform in a celebration of music.
          Time: 2:00 PM

Thursday, April 18 to Sunday, April 21

•  Cowboy Festival - City of Santa Clarita Hosts Cowboy Festival Walk through an authentic Western movie set at Melody Ranch Motion Picture Studio, enjoy performances by Cowboy musicians and poets and dine on Cowboy cuisine.
          Phone #: 250-3735

Friday, April 19

•  Symphony of the Canyons & Guests - Symphony of the Canyons & Guests Symphony of the Canyons will perform in conjunction with guests, the Santa Clarita Valley Youth Orchestra and Prelude Strings.

Saturday, April 20

•  A Spiritual Spring - The COC Choirs will explore songs of survival. Many Americans from all ethnic backgrounds can remember growing up with these songs. In fact, the spiritual has come to be regarded as the first "signature" music of the new American nation.

Thursday, April 25 to Sunday, April 28

•  New Works Festival - Presented by the Theatre and English departments at COC, the New Works Festival 2013 features the faces of new and often experimental theater. Mature audiences only.

Friday, April 26

•  Abbamania - ABBA, the worldwide pop sensation from the 70's, comes alive in this concert-style tribute to the band.

Saturday, April 27

•  Dodger Day - Santa Clarita Dodger Day In its 36th year, the Santa Clarita Valley Dodger Day Committee invites you to enjoy a day out at the Los Angeles Dodgers stadium to watch the Dodgers take on the Milwaukee Brewers at 6:10pm. Proceeds from SCV Dodger Day help support local schools and non-profit youth groups. Purchase tickets at the City of Santa Clarita's Aquatic Center or online.

•  Cystic Fibrosis "Great Strides" Walk - Cystic Fibrosis "Great Strides" Walk Registration begins at 9am with the walk starting at 10am Held at the Patios Parking Lot at the Westfield Valencia Town Center.

•  Rock, Walk & Wag at Central Park - Rock, Walk & Wag at Central Park in Santa Clarita offers free family fun with live music, food trucks, low cost pet adoptions, lots of exciting vendors, bounce house and obstacle course, free microchips, low-cost vaccines and much more! Walkers are also being sought for the Perimeter Trail dog walk, which will raise money for spay/neuter. For more info visit the website or email
          Time: 9:30 AM to 2:00 PM

•  YMCA's Healthy Kids Day - The Santa Clarita Valley YMCA is celebrating YMCA's Healthy Kids DayA® with a free community event to get kids moving and active, and families living healthier. Healthy Kids Day is the Y's national initiative to improve the health and well-being of families and to help them get a jump on creating a healthier summer. Santa Clarita Valley Family YMCA's Healthy Kids Day will feature fun active play and educational activities that will inspire kids to carry a spirit of excitement and exploration throughout their summer, including sack races, relay races, rock wall climbing, obstacle courses with prizes, fun and so much more!!! YMCA's Healthy Kids Day takes place at Santa Clarita Valley Family YMCA at 26147 McBean Parkway, Valencia CA 91355.
          Time: 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
          Phone #: 661-253-3593

Sunday, April 28

•  SCV Youth Renaissance Faire - Monticello Preparatory School & Santa Clarita School of Performing Arts Host SCV Youth Renaissance Faire From 12pm to 6pm at Richard Rioux Park in Stevenson Ranch, enjoy an afternoon filled with fun and plenty of kid-friendly activities. Meet professional actors portraying Henry the Eighth, Queen Elizabeth I and William Shakespeare. See lots of exciting Renaissance-style skits and musical performances at the amphitheater. Enjoy face painting, hands-on craft booths for kids, Renaissance-style games, yummy food and drink. Queen Elizabeth will award prizes for the best costumes worn by attendees. Admission is $2.
          Time: 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM

•  Spring Art Festival - Santa Clarita Artists Association is holding a Spring Art Festival at Le Chene French Cuisine at 12625 Sierra Highway, Agua Dulce. Free to the public, featuring original artworks of artists of SCAA. Proceeds of art sales fund scholarships of promising High School Art students and provide other art programs in the area. Brunch or Lunch reservations may be made at the restaurant via the number below.
          Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
          Phone #: 661 251-4315

Tuesday, April 30

•  28th Annual Choral Music Festival - LOCATION: Grace Baptist Church, Valencia
          Time: 6:30 PM

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