May, 2016 Community Calendar
Sunday, May 1

•  MAYFEST - Spring Celebration of Renewal
Open air church service at 10am!
Food Trucks, Carnival Games, Bounce Houses, Cotton Candy & Snow Cones, and passionate worship and a live DJ
28310 Kelly Johnson Pkwy
Valencia, Ca. 91355
          Time: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
          Phone #: 661-296-6784

Thursday, May 5

•  FREE Spring Concert - The Master's College Presents the Department of Music Spring Concert (FREE) - This annual concert performed the week of our college graduation features various music department ensembles and soloists including the Chorale, Women's Chamber Choir, instrumental chamber ensembles, opera scenes, theatre and handbells. You won't want to miss this wonderful representation of our department's best!

Saturday, May 7

•  Gibbons Conservation Fair - Visit the Gibbons Conservation Fair at College of the Canyons, held in Hasley Hall Atrium & Theater. Guests will enjoy free games, educational presenters and a free screening of "Monkey Kingdom." Brunch will be available for purchase.
          Time: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

•  Breakfast with the Gibbons - Held at the Gibbon Conservation Center in Santa Clarita, it's Breakfast with a twist! Guests will enjoy a free light breakfast, wonderful photo opportunities and probably a few laughs! About mid-day, our Director, Gabi Skollar, will take us on a unique tour around the center to work off those extra calories and watch gibbon antics. At some point, the gibbons will surely sing for your enjoyment. Feel free to watch them or even sing along. Children can get their faces painted, play and learn at the Conservation Station, or participate in other activities. The Silent Auction offers artwork, tickets to shows, gift baskets and other awesome items - with all purchases benefiting the gibbons. They will also be unveiling the new memorial brick patio.

Adult Presale Tickets $20 (includes $20 coupon to UBER!), at the Door $25.
Seniors $15 | Children 6-12 $10
Family (2 adults and up to 5 children) $65
          Time: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

•  Tea & Toeshoes - Santa Clarita Ballet presents "Tea & Toeshoes" , where ladies of all ages should wear their favorite spring dresses and hats for this traditional tea featuring dainty finger sandwiches, tea with clotted cream and decadent scones served by fully-costumed ballerinas. Following the tea, the Best Hat Contest winner will be announced and the littlest ladies will enjoy a ballet lesson and whimsical party favors. The highlight of this afternoon of relaxation and decadence includes a sneak peek of June's performance of "Peter Pan" featuring the most advanced Company ballerinas. Tea & Toeshoes tickets are now on sale at Santa Clarita Ballet for seatings at 11am and 2pm. Santa Clarita Ballet Company is a 501(c)(3) non-profit; all proceeds will benefit the company and are tax deductible under IRS tax code.
          Phone #: 251-6844

•  Healthy Kids Day Runs & Health Expo - YMCA Hosts Healthy Kids Day Runs & Health Expo The Health Expo will feature local vendors, children's activities, a rock-climbing wall, performances, raffles and more.

          Phone #: 253-3593

Friday, May 13

•  Annual POPS! Jazz Concert - The award-winning Studio Jazz Band and Lab Bands, directed by KC Manji, will perform favorite popular and contemporary tunes. You're sure to be tapping your feet and singing along during this incredibly fun concert.

•  How the West Was Won Trap Shoot - Carousel Ranch Hosts "How the West Was Won" Trap Shoot Held at Oak Tree Gun Club, each shooter will receive three rounds of trap, gun rental, ammunition, targets and a barbecue lunch with prizes.
          Phone #: 268-8010

Saturday, May 14

•  Symphonic Dance - Join Symphony of the Canyons and special guest student orchestras, including the Santa Clarita Valley Youth Orchestra and Prelude Strings, for a concert that celebrates the history of dance.

Monday, May 16

•  Amgen Tour of California Lifestyle Festival - The free Lifestyle Festival held on Lyons Avenue features exhibitors, food, drink and an entertainment stage. Then watch the world's top cyclists sprint into Santa Clarita.


Thursday, May 19 to Friday, May 20

•  Dancing to the Icons - Join the College of the Canyons Dance Department in commemorating the songs of well-known pop music artists such as Michael Jackson and others.

Saturday, May 21

•  2020 Mom Farm to Table Fundraiser - 2020 Mom Farm to Table Fundraiser Featuring Apricot Lane Farms will Highlight most Common & Underdiagnosed Obstetrical Complication - Postpartum depression. It's the most under-diagnosed, obstetrical complication in the country. Untreated disorders impact family stability and the development of infants and children. To put a spotlight on its programs promoting the critical need for the proper screening, diagnosis and treatment of maternal mental health disorders like postpartum depression, 2020 Mom will hold its second-annual Farm to Table charity event the evening of May 21 at the Valencia Country Club.
This year the event will include a boutique auction, as well as farm-fresh organic Mexican cuisine. Guests will be greeted with margaritas and Latin music and enjoy their meal on corn-and-lime-decorated sprawling picnic tables placed under globe lights and draped Mexican party flags. Ticket sales close May 15.

•  Fairy Festival - The Domestic Violence Center Hosts Fairy Festival Includes fairy shelter auction, raffle prizes, face painting, music, build event for kids and lots more. The Festival will cumulate with a silent auction, family-fun event and brunch.
          Phone #: 259-8175

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