Family Fun in the SCV Summer Sun
July, 2008 - Issue #45
Keep Cool at the Aquatics Center
Beat the summer heat and enjoy the City's Aquatics Center located at the Sports Complex. The Aquatics Center offers a 25-meter dive pool, a 50-meter Olympic pool for competitions and practice, plus a family recreation pool, complete with a two-story high red slide and fun water play equipment for the little ones; 250-3700

Score your Teen a Summer Bus Passport
The City of Santa Clarita Transit's Summer Bus Passport is your child's access to ride and save during the month of July. Show their current student I.D. when you purchase a $25 July bus pass at City Hall; not only will they get safe and reliable local transit service throughout the Santa Clarita Valley, but they will also get a passport sticker that gets them substantial discounts at local retailers when they show off their passport. Discounts include Mountasia, Magic Mountain, the Ice Station, Rattlesnake Slim's, Hurricane Harbor, Farrell's , Color Me Mine, and the Santa Clarita Aquatics Center; 295-1BUS

Mountasia Offers "Killer" Summer Specials
On Mondays, enjoy one free Junior Kids Meal with purchase of two adult meals. Mondays through Thursdays, indulge in a Family Golf & Pizza Deal that includes four rounds of miniature golf, one pitcher of soft drinks and one large pizza with up to two toppings for only $24.99 plus tax; or indulge in the Unlimited Play & Dessert Deal featuring four unlimited play passes valid for three hours of unlimited golf, go karts and bumper boats, plus two Pig's Trough Sundaes and one pitcher of soft drinks for only $79.99 plus tax. Visit Mountasia on Mondays from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., or Tuesday through Thursday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., for unlimited video games or unlimited lazer tag for $9.99 per person. Most offers exclude holidays; 253-4386

Concerts in the Park
Summertime in Santa Clarita wouldn't be the same without the city's popular Concerts in the Park series. Held on Saturdays at 7 p.m. in Central Park, the free concerts are open for all ages to attend. For more information visit

The Lineup
July 5 Santa Clarita Symphony
A salute to great American Musicals with songs from Rogers and Hammerstein, Bernstein and Sondheim and Tin Pan Alley composers George Gershwin, Cole Porter and Irving Berlin, plus a patriotic salute to John Philip Sousa.

July 12 No Duh
No Duh captures the complete essence of a Gwen Stefani & No Doubt concert, mixing their music with nostalgic visuals, stylings and props from their videos, complete with costumes and a rockin' sense of humor.

July 19 Bonne Musique Zydeco
Infectious dance music, rhythms, and an uninhibited beat is the best way to describe zydeco-music that will keep your feet and body moving, and raise your heart rate!

July 26 Hollywood U2
Having toured many countries, Hollywood U2 has the experience and all the elements to emulate one of the greatest rock bands in the world like no other. They deliver the true sentiment and energy of U2's material with extremely accurate interpretations of U2's countless hits.

August 2 Durell Coleman Soul Review
Durell Coleman and his band have opened for Earth Wind & Fire, The Temptations, and Anita Baker. With multiple lead vocalists, choreographed dance steps, and a powerful horn section, the Durell Coleman Soul Review performs classic R&B, Motown and dance hits.

August 9 The Craze
An irresistibly-great show where girls scream, hipsters dance, cowboys smile and everyone has fun. The Craze's influences range from '60s rock to '80s new wave: imagine the Beatles putting together a Duran Duran tribute band.

August 16 Ken O'Malley & the Twilight Lords
Journey to the heart and soul of Ireland with Ken O'Malley and the Twilight Lords, a band that will fill Central Park with classic American and British roots rock as well as Irish favorites.

August 23 Queen Nation
Queen Nation is an amazing recreation of vintage Queen, with vocalist Joe Retta capturing Freddy Mercury's voice, style, and mannerisms and guitarist Mike McMannus replicating Brian May riffs. Queen Nation has been hailed by many critics as one of the best Queen re-creations in the world.
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