May, 2018 Community Calendar
Friday, January 12 to Friday, May 11

•  Domes - The Old Town Newhall Library will showcase paintings and mosaics by local Artist, Naomi Young in a solo art show entitled "Domes." The exhibit, featuring cityscapes of Jerusalem, runs from January 12th to May 11th. The public is invited to the artist's reception on Wednesday, January 17 from 6:30-8:00 pm. The Old Town Newhall Library is located at 24500 Main St in Newhall.

Friday, March 9 to Friday, May 25

•  Spring 2018 Concert Series - Santa Clarita United Methodist Church presents their Spring 2018 Concert Series - held at 26640 Bouquet Canyon Road, all events are free and open to t he public.
3/9 Grisha Krivchenia - Concert pianist and composer
4/15 God's Mighty Bunch" Good News Gang
4/28 Kadima String Quartet
5/18 Die Fiedermaus presented by Landmark Opera
5/20 Spring, Ring & Sing
5/25 Memorial Day Music Celebration & BBQ
          Phone #: 297-3783

Friday, April 27 to Sunday, May 6

•  Little Shop Of Horrors - The meek floral assistant Seymour Krelborn stumbles across a new breed of plant he names "Audrey II" - after his coworker crush. A foul mouthed, R&B singing carnivore promises unending fame and fortune to the down-and-out Krelborn as long as he keeps feeding it blood. Over time, though, Seymour discovers Audrey II's out-of-this-world origins and intent toward global domination! Book and lyrics by Howard Ashman; music by Alan Menken.

Friday, May 4

•  FREE Concert by Santa Clarita Encore Chorale - FREE Concert by Santa Clarita Encore Chorale, 55+ community choir featuring songs from the Beatles, Beach Boys, Queen & a TV-Themes singalong.
Held at the Newhall Nazarene, 23857 The Old Road.

          Time: 7:00 PM
          Phone #: 661-347-3221

Friday, May 11

•  Annual Pops! Concert - This concert, featuring the award-winning COC Studio Jazz Ensemble and Lab Band, features many popular tunes from the past and present such as "Make Me Smile," "Pink Panther," "From a Distance" and many more.

•  SCV Man & Woman of the Year - Recognizing men and women who have given outstanding volunteer service
to the Santa Clarita Valley, held at the
Hyatt Regency Valencia.

Friday, May 11 to Saturday, May 12

•  Something Strange in Awesometown - Canyon Theatre Guild Presents "Something Strange in Awesometown" Athena Jones is not your average teen, she's able to see spirits and spends her evenings fighting supernatural happenings around the SCV, protecting "Awesometown" with nothing but her ghost radio and telekinesis powers.

Saturday, May 12

•  BINGO NIGHT - There are few more-wholesome ways to support local mainstays than by eagerly stamping out, "B-11" and then yelling, "Bingo!" The Hart High School Baseball Program and the Santa Clarita Boys and Girls Club will again present Hart Baseball Bingo Night at the Club. Enjoy dinner by El Cholo, drinks, bingo and surprises as you support the 100-percent community-funded Hart Baseball program. The fun, friendly atmosphere draws regulars and newbies every year - because it's fun! Your $40 ($45 at the door) buy-in includes six games of bingo, dinner and a drink coupon. Special guests, a 50/50 raffle, cash bar and more keep it extra interesting. This adults-only event benefits kids - so log on and grab your tickets now!

          Time: 5:00 PM

•  Harry & the Magic Rock - Major Impact Theater is scheduled to present its latest production and uplifting musical, "Harry and the Magic Rock," on May 12 at the Newhall Family Theatre. The performance marks two firsts; Major Impact Theater's inaugural debut at the Newhall Family Theatre and the Newhall Family Theatre's first theatrical debut since its renovation. Along with the amazing cast of characters, led by a talented team of actors and adults with disabilities, Grammy-nominated composer and keyboardist Wally Minko is donating a live music performance during intermission. Major Impact Theater is collaborating with the City of Santa Clarita and the Newhall School District to provide the venue for the event, along with an incredible group of volunteers and sponsors, to bring the production to the community.
Founded in 2014, Major Impact Theater continues its commitment to diversity, inclusion and community engagement with partnerships and outreach specific to adults with disabilities. Major Impact Theater is a non-profit theater group that specially adapts plays for performance by adults with disabilities.

•  Tea & Toeshoes - Join the Santa Clarita Ballet Company at the breathtaking The Oaks Club at Valencia (Formerly known as Tournament Players Club Valencia) for an elegant afternoon tea as they celebrate the Company's June production of "Coppelia." The Oaks Club at Valencia provides an elegant setting with beautiful views of the Santa Clarita Valley and luxurious surrounding areas. Tea & Toeshoes is the perfect way for everyone, young and old, to experience an afternoon tea, silent auction, raffle and a sneak peek of some beautiful dancing featuring Company ballerinas in full costume. They will perform a few excerpts from the upcoming June production of Coppelia. Ladies, dust off your best spring dresses and deck-out your hats for this traditional tea featuring dainty finger sandwiches, tea with clotted cream and decadent scones served by Company ballerinas. The littlest ladies will enjoy a ballet lesson and whimsical party favors. All proceeds from this event benefit the Santa Clarita Ballet Company, a non-profit organization. Seating is at 1pm; all tickets are $65 per person. Groups wishing to share a table are encouraged to reserve tables early; this event will sell out.
          Phone #: 251-6844

•  SCV Dodger Day - Join the City of Santa Clarita for SCV DODGER DAY vs. the Cincinnati Reds. First 40k fans will receive a Dodgers 60th Anniversary cap! HURRY! Last day to order tickets is 5/3/18! Ticket sales support local schools and non-profits.
          Time: 6:10 PM

•  Frontier Toyota/Henry Mayo "Drive Safe" Golf Classic - The tournament supports emergency services in our valley - a vital, lifesaving service for our residents.
          Phone #: 200-1200

Thursday, May 17

•  Caring for the Top 30 Plants for the SCV - You've selected and installed plants new in your landscape, but how do you care for them? Join
us Thursday, May 17 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. to learn about Caring for the Top 30 Plants
for the SCV*. Participants will learn maintenance techniques of the top 30 plants for the SCV
(and others) so that they'll thrive in our climate. Classes are held at SCV Water, located at: 27234 Bouquet Canyon Road, Santa Clarita.

* Note: The Caring for the Top 30 Plants for the SCV is a follow-up class to the Top 30 Plants for the SCV, but can also be attended on its own.
          Time: 6:30 PM

•  Wine on the Roof - Benefiting WiSH Education Foundation, enjoy beautiful lighting, music, photo opportunities, a multi-course dinner and more on the rooftop of the Macy's Parking garage.

Thursday, May 17 to Friday, May 18

•  Put your Best Foot Forward - This COC Dance concert will have you tapping in the aisles as students, alumni and guest dancers present a high-energy concert of visually dynamic dance numbers.

Friday, May 18

•  After the Meltdown Art Show - "Yes I Can" Unity Through Music and Education hosts "After the Meltdown," an art show fundraiser selling paintings from the SCV's annual Summer Meltdown Autism Awareness Arts & Music Festival. Guests can expect unique art produced by underground street artists featuring their own styles. Previous exhibits featured artists such as Spar Art, Girlfish Art, The Bowl Gallery, Ricky Evans, Timoi, Morphis Art, Random Art Studios, Al Scholl, Positive Vibe Studios came from around the country to the SCV's Central Park in support of autism awareness. Tickets can be purchased at the door for ages 18+ starting at $10. Anyone over 21 can purchase $20 tickets that come with two drink tickets for beer or wine.
Held at 24266 Main Street in Old Town Newhall.
          Time: 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Saturday, May 19

•  Landscaping with Perennials - Want to find beauty in your yard year after year? Join us Saturday, May 19 from 9:00 a.m. to
12:00 p.m. to learn how to Landscape with Perennials. These are plants that live two or more
years and are well suited for the SCV climate. Participants will receive a list of perennials that
can help spice up their landscape with texture and pops of color. Classes are held at SCV Water, located at: 27234 Bouquet Canyon Road, Santa Clarita.
          Time: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

•  Wild for Animals - You are invited to help shelter animals that need homes at Wild for Animals - a tax deductible event for the County of Los Angeles Castaic Animal Care & Control Center. Funds will be used to purchase medical equipment to help animals at the shelter.
Tickets are $50 at the door.The event will be held at Centre Point Plaza (26415 Carl Boyer Drive)
GO WILD! Wear a poodle skirt or an animal print outfit! RSVP to the number below.
They are also requesting donations of gently used or new blankets & towels, cat & dog food and miscellaneous animal supplies.
          Time: 6:00 PM
          Phone #: 661-886-1116

•  Olate Dogs - The Olate Dogs are the winning participants of America's Got Talent, a high-energy, fast-paced canine theatrical act filled with amazing dog tricks, human acrobatics and humor.

•  20th Annual Relay For Life - Celebrating 20 years of raising funds and awareness to fight cancer with the American Cancer Society, this year's Relay for Life theme is Disney-inspired so bring the kids for a fun, family-friendly good time!

Thursday, May 24

•  Electronica Musique & Multimedia Concert - Twelve composers, DJs and producers from College of the Canyons will feature a variety of music, dance and lights that will expand and challenge the audience's expectations.

Friday, May 25 to Sunday, June 24

•  In the Heights - Canyon Theatre Guild Presents "In the Heights," The universal story of a vibrant community in New York's Washington Heights neighborhood, a community on the brink of change, full of hopes, dreams and pressures, where the biggest struggles can be deciding which traditions you take with you and which ones you leave behind. In The Heights is the winner of the 2008 Tony Awards for Best Musical and more.

Saturday, May 26 to Saturday, June 23

•  Romeo & Juliet - Canyon Theatre Presents "Romeo & Juliet," William Shakespeare's classic play about young star-crossed lovers and the feud between their families that threatens to tear their happiness apart, with a setting in New York City.

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