October, 2015 Community Calendar
Friday, September 25 to Friday, October 30

•  The Hallelujah Girls - Canyon Theatre Guild Presents "The Hallelujah Girls" Hilarity abounds when the feisty females of Eden Falls, Georgia, decide to shake up their lives. This Southern comedy takes place in SPA-DEE-DAH!, the abandoned chuch-turned-day-spa where they gather every Friday afternoon.

          Phone #: 799-2702

Sunday, September 27 to Saturday, October 31

•  Winnie the Pooh - Canyon Theatre Guild Presents "Winnie the Pooh" Join Winnie-the-Pooh and his friends Eeyore, Piglet and Rabbit as they travel through Christopher Robin's endless imagination of adventure.

          Phone #: 799-2702

Thursday, October 1 to Saturday, October 31

•  Pink Ribbon Month - Pink Ribbon lapel pins can be purchased for $5 from Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital's gift shop, Foundation offices and the Sheila R. Veloz Breast Center. Proceeds Benefit the Sheila R. Veloz Breast Center - a Service of Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital
          Phone #: 200-1200

Friday, October 9 to Sunday, October 18

•  Dracula - A suspenseful story based on the classic legend of the Transylvanian vampire, Dracula. The lead characters in the play work to piece together Dracula's identity and make a valiant attempt to stop him from taking new victims.

Saturday, October 10

•  Circle of Hope Afternoon Tea - Circle of Hope's Afternoon Tea The "Moments in Time" Afternoon Tea offers live entertainment, multi-course tea fare and desserts.


Sunday, October 11

•  Hot Rods 4 Heroes Car Show - Support local veterans while enjoying live music, a beer garden and food trucks. Held at the Newhall Library.

•  Bow-Wows & Meows Pet Fair - Bow-Wows & Meows Pet Fair This free event offers over 70 vendors of pet-related supplies and services, food trucks, entertainment and animals from all six LA County Animal Shelters available for adoption.

Thursday, October 15

•  Valencia Country Club Bridal Show - Top vendors, VCC wine and appetizers, a gown and tux show, floral displays and cake samples are just some of the highlights for this after-work event. Call to reserve your spot.
          Phone #: 799-1271

Saturday, October 17

•  Symphony of the Canyons & Chamber Choir - Two ensembles join forces to present a concert of unprecedented beauty and lyricism. The height of the Romantic movement is revealed at its finest in this blending of voice and song.

•  Fun in the Sun Chili Cook Off - The 2015 Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department presents the "Fun in the Sun Chili Cook Off" benefiting the Santa Clarita & Tri-Valley Special Olympics . The event will feature Chili Booths, a Classic Car Show, Live Music and a Kid Zone, as well as Crafters and Vendors. Each Chili card entitles you to taste chili at more than 25 booths and submit your votes! Adult Chili Card $10, Junior Tasting Card $5, Children under 5 are FREE. Sponsorship, Chili Contestant and Vendor stations still available. Visit for details. Held at Pitchess Detention Center in the Jack Bones Equestrian Center (26983 Tapia Canyon Road in Castaic).
          Time: 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Sunday, October 18

•  The Wine Affair - Sip, Stroll & Savor the Sounds at Soroptomist International of Greater Santa Clarita Valley's 8th Annual Wine Affair Event. Guests will sip wine, enjoy live music and savor delicious foods as you stroll Town Center Drive while raising money for health programs targeting women and girls. Guests holding a VIP ticket will be invited to a special treat this year with ultra-premium wine and food. The VIP Venue will have highlighted music and entertainment for your added enjoyment. Your VIP ticket will also enter you into drawings for gift baskets valued at $500 or more.
          Time: 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM

•  KidExpo - Kid Expo is a day of fun for both children and adults. The day includes over 120 local companies showcasing products and services available here in Santa Clarita that specialize in kids and families. Last year more than 7,000 people enjoyed the day which also included arts & crafts, games, shows & entertainment, sports, karate & dance exhibitions, gymnastics, books & educational activities, cartoon character appearances, the community stage, food, animal shows medical information and much, much more! Cost is FREE for children and a $5 donation for adults. Held at GVHS, benefiting the Child & Family center.
          Phone #: 255-6847

Thursday, October 22

•  Meet & Greet with the Surgeons - Meet Dr. Justin Heller of Heller Plastic Surgery and Dr. Courtenay Poucher of Aesthetic Center of Santa Clarita. Have your most pressing questions answered while getting $500 off your plastic surgery procedures scheduled prior to November 31, all while sipping wine, nibbling on appetizers and watching demonstrations. An exclusive raffle and surprises are also in store. RSVP requested for the event held at the Aesthetic Center in Valencia.
          Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
          Phone #: 312-0497

•  University Center Open House - Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center at College of the Canyons presents their October 2015 Open House, providing prospective students with information about the more than 40 bachelor's and master's degree programs offered through the Center by partner institutions, including CSU Bakersfield, CSU Northridge, University of La Verne, Brandman University and National University.
Attendees can talk to university representatives, learn about financial aid programs, meet with counselors and submit admissions applications. In addition, more information will be available on new programs to be offered in the center.

          Time: 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Friday, October 23

•  Beyond Measure - SCVi hosts iLEAD Film Series - Led by producer/director Vicki Abeles, the same team that created "Race to Nowhere" seeks to answer the next question: "If our current education culture isn't working, what is?" The film takes a look at schools that have redesigned themselves and educators who have brought forth fresh ideas and innovative methods to help students go beyond memorization and truly learn. The screenings will be open to the public at SCVi, the founding campus of iLEAD Schools, located at 28060 Hasley Canyon Road, Castaic, in the Hasley Canyon Commerce Center. in SCVi's Shakespeare Theatre and each will be followed by a group discussion.

(Tickets $15 in advance, $20 at the door.).
          Time: 7:00 PM
          Phone #: 800-925-1502

•  The Music of World War II - Under the direction of KC Manji, the award-winning COC Studio Jazz Ensemble and Lab Bands, along with guest vocalists, will present an evening of music from WWII.

Friday, October 23 to Saturday, October 31

•  The Masters College Crossing Delancey - Crossing Delancey - presented by The Master's College Theatre Arts by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC. Set in modern day New York City, Izzy is determined to make a life on her own. Her grandmother, however, thinks she knows better - Izzy should be getting married! Bubbie thinks the local pickle vendor is the perfect choice. Will Izzy capture her NYC dream, or will her bubbie's romantic schemes change her life forever? You won't want to miss this heartwarming, modern comedy! Directed & Produced by Tricia Hulet. This show will be held in The Master's College Recital Hall and tickets ($10-$15 plus fees)
          Phone #: 661.362.2262

Saturday, October 24

•  Room on the Broom - This witch has a cat and a very tall hat, but is there room on her broom for some helpful friends? Don't let your family miss this delightful tale presented by the UK's Tall Stories Theatre Company.

•  Real Life Church Halloween - Join Real Life Church for "Halloween - A Tribute to Lombardi Ranch" and enjoy a fun-filled afternoon complete with Trunk-or-Treat, Foodtrucks and much more! Off-site parking is required with free shuttle buses to and from the event located at Westfield Valencia Town Center (corner of Magic Mtn Pkwy and Citrus).
          Time: 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM

•  Bark for Life - The American Cancer Society's Bark For Life noncompetitive walk for dogs (large and small - from Great Danes to Chihuahuas!) and their owners raises awareness and funds for the American Cancer Society's fight against cancer. Even though walking might be your canine companion's favorite thing to do, Bark For Life participants will also enjoy costume contests, games and demonstrations. Held at West Creek Park (24247 Village Circle, Valencia).
          Time: 8:30 PM to 1:00 PM
          Phone #: 661-298-0886

Sunday, October 25

•  SCV Food Pantry Run/Walk Against Hunger - 22nd Annual 5K Run/Walk Against Hunger and 1K Kids Run
Supporting the SCV Food Pantry, held at Central Park.
          Phone #: 255-9078

Wednesday, October 28

•  VUMC Trunk or Treat - Valencia United Methodist Church presents "Trunk or Treat" featuring safe family fun for children through sixth grade. This FREE event is open to the public, non-scary costumes, please! Held at 25718 McBean Pkwy in Valencia
          Time: 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
          Phone #: 255-1301

Friday, October 30

•  Golden Dragon Acrobats - This show of acrobatics, traditional dance, spectacular costumes, ancient and contemporary music and theatrical techniques will have you spellbound!

Every Thursday

•  TOWN CENTER FARMER'S MARKET - Visit Town Center Drive for a new Farmer's Market. The market will include farm fresh and organic produce, prepared foods, gluten-free vendors, entertainment, children's activities, and more!
          Time: 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM

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