October, 2021 Community Calendar
Wednesday, September 1 to Saturday, October 30

•  Mamma Mia! - Canyon Theatre Guild
"Mamma Mia!"
Featuring the hits of the famous pop rock group ABBA, this musical comedy tells the hilarious story of a young woman's search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise.
On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago. "Mamma Mia!" is running through October 30.

Friday, October 1 to Sunday, October 31

•  Flair Cares 3rd Annual Cancer Fundraiser - Flair Cleaners 3rd Annual Cancer Fundraiser is held throughout the month of October. Customers may donate to Flair Cleaners in Valencia, 27011 McBean Parkway (at Magic Mountain Parkway), and designate which of three nonprofits to support, the National Breast Cancer Foundation, ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer, and CURE Childhood Cancer. Flair Cleaners will match the total donations collected for breast, prostate, and childhood cancer nonprofits, up to $5000 dollars.

•  Harvest Festival & Pumpkin Patch - Vintage Vibes at Gilchrist Farm's Harvest Festival & Pumpkin Patch - Open daily from 9am to 6pm October 1 to October 31, the Harvest Festival and Pumpkin Patch at Gilchrist Farm is peak wholesome family fun - with a nod to traditions past. Pick out the perfect pumpkin, then help milk a goat, spin some wool, ride a pony, learn how to forge, watch a pig race and much more. Guests will nosh on festival food and make new friends - as in, Gilchrist's resident farm animals. Take a tour of the expansive space on a farm-animal train or tractor ride, then get lost in the straw-bale maze. Entry is free and additional activities are friendly to all ages - and budgets. Want to treat the kids? Field trips are offered on weekdays.
          Time: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Saturday, October 2

•  SDFHC Duck Dash - The 19th Annual Samuel Dixon Family Health Center Duck Dash includes duck races, balloon artists, games, activities, giveaways, entertainment, raffle prizes, food vendors and more at the SCV Aquatic Center. Adopt a duck today at the link below.
          Time: 11:00 PM to 2:00 PM

•  American Cancer Society Hosts Relay For Life - The Santa Clarita chapter of the American Cancer Society's "Relay For Life" will take place at the Westfield Town Center. This year's Relay theme is No Space For Cancer. Participants are invited to blast off and explore an intergalactic, cancer-ending space adventur featuring live entertainment, games, raffle drawings, food trucks and live entertainment - as well as a Space Camp activity area for kids. In addition to the Relay, guests can take part in a Survivor Lap honoring cancer survivors and caretakers, and a Luminaria Ceremony in which participants walk an illuminated lap to remember those who lost their battle to cancer and honor those continuing the fight.
(Luminarias are a $10 donation, contact to decorate and donate.)
Held at the top of the Macy's parking lot, register as an individual or start a team online today!
          Time: 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM

Saturday, October 2 to Sunday, October 31

•  Pumpkin Patch at Limoneira Ranch - Every weekend in October, the Rotary Club of Santa Paula invites you to the Pumpkin Patch at Limoneira Ranch to celebrate the fall season. Offering one of the largest pumpkin patches in Ventura County, home to a 5.5-acre Corn MAiZE that has been featured on CNN, National Geographic, CBS, NBC, Discovery, People Magazine and more. Visitors will enjoy delicious food, face painting, a petting zoo, pony rides, hay rides and pyramids, live music, crafts, games and the famous Pumpkin Chucker.
Located at 12471 Foothill Road in Santa Paula, the Pumpkin Patch will be open every Saturday and Sunday in October from 10am to 5pm. General admission is $10 per person and children 2 years of age and younger are free. Certain activities - including the Corn MAiZE, pony rides, face painting, games and food and beverage booths - have an additional fee.

Thursday, October 7

•  Trinity Information Meeting - Are you considering enrollment at Trinity Classical Academy? Visit an upcoming information meeting to learn more about their classical, christian education for grades TK-12, including athletics, arts & enrichment as well as special education and independent study options.
meeting at 8:30am, tour at 10am.
          Time: 8:30 AM

Monday, October 11

•  Strawberry & Fig Holiday Boutique & Artisan Fair - Put on your walking shoes, because you're about to explore over 9,000 square feet of boutique shopping. More than 85 vendors will be ready to wow you inside and outside the beautiful Valencia Country Club golf course. Bring your friends and enjoy a day out with amazing shopping, raffles and... a cash bar! Brought to you by Strawberry & Fig, this curated collection of local talented vendors, crafters and artisans will impress you with variety, value and quality. Shop a huge assortment of holiday and home decor, on-trend clothing and accessories, candles, flowers, pet accessories, charcuterie boards, quilts, jewelry, children's toys and books and so much more.

Thursday, October 14

•  SCV Women in Film & LUNAFEST® Films - Join Zonta of SCV as they honor Women in Film & LUNAFEST® Films beginning with a rooftop champagne reception, silent auction and fund-a-need. Next, attendees will move to the Laemmle Theater for a screening of the 2021 LUNAFEST® films featuring Short Films By and About Women with powerful imagery and impactful language (recommended for ages 16+).
          Time: 5:00 PM to 9:30 PM

Friday, October 15

•  How the West was Won Trap Shoot - Carousel Ranch Hosts "How the West was Won"
What better way to spend a Friday morning than at Moore N' Moore Sporting Clays, with good friends raising money for the kids at Carousel Ranch? With each team reservation, each shooter will receive gun rentals, ammunition, targets and a barbecue lunch with prizes.


Saturday, October 16

•  Purple Palooza 5K - Child & Family Center Hosts Purple Palooza 5K Walk to End Domestic Violence
Participants will walk on local sidewalks and bike paths where they will go through "purple checkpoints" for an extra bit of color to help spread awareness. The fun continues after the walk with Purple Palooza activities for kids, entertainment, vendor booths, food and fun for the whole family, including pets!


Thursday, October 21

•  SENSES Harvest Festival - Carve out some fun from 7pm to 10pm at the Harvest Festival SENSES Block Party. Stroll down Scarecrow Alley or enter the community scarecrow contest yourself for a chance to win fa-boo-lous prizes. Pumpkin spice things up with a game of pumpkin bowling and sip on a cider from the on-street bar hosted by The Old Town Junction.

Thursday, October 21 to Sunday, November 14

•  It's a Wonderful Life - The Master's University
Theatre Arts Presents
"It's a Wonderful Life"
From the famous film directed and produced by Frank Capra and originally starring Jimmy Stewart, Donna Reed and Lionel Barrymore, this play is faithfully adapted by Doug Rand.
This fantastic portrayal of the classic film, now brought to life before you on stage, is the never-old love story of George and Mary Bailey - a compelling evaluation of what gives life value and meaning.
Enjoy live shows running October 21 to October 30, with on-demand streaming available November 5 through November 7 and November 12 through November 14.


Saturday, October 23

•  Bras for a Cause - Bras for a Cause will represent various countries in the world where "wanderlust" may take guests post Covid! Wanna do yoga in Bali? How about sip Lemoncello in Italy? Spy a tiger in Kenya?
Survivors and supporters will model custom-designed bras paired with amazing gift baskets. Benefits fund cancer patients directly, as well as support the
Sheila R. Veloz Breast Imaging Center and Circle of Hope. At time of print, only 20 individual tickets are remaining for purchase. Don't wait! Log on and secure yours now.


•  Blue Star Ranch Cornhole Event - Blue Star Ranch has announced the first Annual Cornhole Fundraiser, an in person fundraising event held at the Wolf Creek Brewery supporting Blue Star Ranch, a
non profit organization in our community that offers Veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and
includes families. Event includes live Cowboy Country music, raffles, a food truck, and down home family fun".
The public is invited to attend this event, admission is free. Cornhole Teams can register online, entry fee is $60.00 per team. Cash prizes will be awarded
for first through third place. Sponsorships and donations are are available.
Blue Star Ranch is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, Federal Tax ID # 46-5469268

•  Household Hazardous Waste & E-Waste Recycling - This FREE Household Hazardous and Electronic Waste Drive-Thru Collection Event will be held at Val Verde Park (30300 Arlington Street, Val Verde, CA 91384) Wear a face covering Stay in your vehicle with windows closed, if possible. You are asked to Carefully secure items in your trunk/pick-up bed in a sturdy box, preferably original containers with no other items. No explosives, ammunition, radioactive materials controlled substances, trash, tires, or large appliances (like refrigerators, stoves and washing machines) or business waste can be taken.
Sharps disposal will require exiting your vehicle in a designated location to deposit them in a bin.
Limit of 15 gallons or 125 pounds of hazardous waste per trip.

          Time: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Sunday, October 24

•  #SaveDamian Halloween Treat Sale - Please make your way to 28341 Rodgers Drive in Saugus for the sweetest bake sale ever - one that can save the life of Damian Markham, a 2-year-old treasure with a rare genetic disease that can be treated by funding promising ground-breaking research. This little gift is running out of time - and his family is asking for all of our help. Please join the Facebook group, "Halloween Bake Sale: Please Save Damian" on Facebook at the link to volunteer to bake, serve or just attend. Bakers, volunteers and shoppers are greatly needed - so spread the word.
          Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Monday, October 25

•  Trinity Information Meeting - Are you considering enrollment at Trinity Classical Academy? Visit an upcoming information meeting to learn more about their classical, christian education for grades TK-12, including athletics, arts & enrichment as well as special education and independent study options.

tour at 6:30pm, meeting at 7pm
          Time: 6:30 PM

Tuesday, October 26

•  Snow Orthodontics Hosts Invisalign Day - Brace yourself! The number-one provider of Invisalign in the nation, Snow Orthodontics, is offering their biggest savings of the year. Choose from down-payment matching up to $1,000 or $99 down and $99 a month.


Thursday, October 28

•  SCV Charity Chili Cook-off - SCV Charity Chili Cook-off is back and better than ever with Fabulous Charities, 40 chili cookers, casino tables, cocktails, auctions, dancing, a VIP area and a Halloween theme.

Saturday, October 30

•  CC Community Center Grand Opening - You are invited to the Canyon Country Community Center's Grand Opening with live music, food trucks, cornhole, soccer, parkour, basketball, craft kits and so much more. Located on the corner of Soledad Canyon Road and Sierra Highway.
          Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Sunday, October 31

•  Finish the Ride Halloween Ride/Run - Finish the Ride Hosts Halloween Ride/Run
Benefiting Streets Are For Everyone (SAFE) - a non-profit organization that works to improve the quality of life for pedestrians, bicyclists and drivers - this costume-suggested bike and run event is fun for the whole family.

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