Clubs for everyone in the SCV

Have a secret passion for exploring the stars? There’s a club for that. Interested in sharing a great read with others? There’s a club for that.

In the Santa Clarita Valley, there’s a club for nearly every interest.

This isn’t a comprehensive list of all SCV clubs and organizations, and some clubs have pricey membership fees and dues, but these are a few options to get you “clubbing.”

Blue Star Mothers of Santa Clarita

Proud military mothers honoring our children, veterans and supporting each other. The Blue Star Mothers of America, Inc. is a nonpartisan, non-political, non-sectarian organization. Supports the efforts and sacrifices of active duty military, guard or reserves as well as veterans through activities and community projects. Membership is open to all mothers (birth, step, adoptive, foster, grand or legal guardian) of a service member that is either currently serving or has been discharged from the Armed Forces of the United States. Meets third Tuesday of each month, 6-8 p.m. American Legion Post 507, 24527 Spruce St., Newhall. Info: https://presidentca46.wixsite.com/bluestarmothersscv

Santa Clarita Valley Rose Society

A nonprofit educational organization, founded in 1992 to serve the needs of rose gardeners. The club boasts it is a “friendly group of people from all walks of life, a wide range of age groups, both male and female, whose common interest is the love of roses.” Meets the second Sunday of the month, 2:30 p.m., Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center, 22900 Market St., Newhall Info: scvrs.homestead.com

SCV Quilt Guild

Join in the pursuit of fun, friendship and quilt making. For those who quilt, those who want to quilt, or those who just love quilts, the Santa Clarita Valley Quilt Guild, provides support for many aspects of quilt making and quilt history. Meets the second Thursday of every month 6:30-9:30 p.m. Santa Clarita United Methodist Church, 26640 Bouquet Canyon Road, Saugus Info: https://scvquiltguild.org

SCV Men of Harmony Chorus

Enjoy singing? Join the SCV Men of Harmony Chorus. Meets each Tuesday 7:30-9:45 p.m. The meeting room inside The Valley Oaks Village Apartments, 24700 Valley St., Newhall Call (661)259-6109 for security door information. Info: www.scmenofharmony.com

Ring 280 of the International Brotherhood of Magicians

IBM Ring 280 provides an opportunity for magicians of all skill levels to learn the rich history of the magical art, improve their skills as performers, and share their talents through community service. Meets the second Thursday of each month, 7:30 p.m., at the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley, 24909 Newhall Ave., Newhall Info: www.ibmring280.com

The Local Group Santa Clarita Astronomy Club

Meets second Thursday of each month, 6:30 p.m. Valencia Branch of the Santa Clarita Library, 23743 Valencia Blvd., Valencia Meetings usually include a surprise “Constellation of the Month” lecture followed by a special presentation which may be a special topic by knowledgeable club members, special guests or professional astronomers from JPL or Caltech.

Meetings are free and open to the public. Info: https://lgscv.org

Sierra Pelona Rock Club

Formed in 1958 for the enjoyment of rock hounds in the SCV. The objectives of the club are to sponsor activities and promote interest and education in mineralogy, lapidary, geology, paleontology and related subjects. Meets the third Tuesday of each month, except July, August and December. 7:30 p.m. Anyone is welcome to attend. Bring treasures you have collected, made or bought to share with the club. Email [email protected] for the meeting place. Guests are always welcome. Light refreshments will be served. Info: sierrapelona.com

Santa Clarita Amateur Radio Club

W6JW. Meets the third Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center, 22900 Market St., Newhall, in the conference room on the west side of the facility. Info: w6jw.org

Santa Clarita Valley Koi and Water Garden Club

The club provides educational programs regarding pond keeping, works to promote water gardening as a leisure activity and to promote appreciation of Nishikigoi and goldfish in outdoor pond settings with the to provide opportunities for members to learn and appreciate “the science of Koi keeping.” The club is open to all who would like to participate. Meets at a different pond owner’s home each month. Info: santaclaritakoiandwatergardenclub.com

Santa Clarita Runners

Founded in 1980, the Santa Clarita Runners is one of the premier fitness organizations in the Santa Clarita Valley.  Our 200+ memberships include runners of all skill levels from beginning and returning runners, to local competitors, elite runners, and even world record holders. The club offers four different weekly workouts, including marathon training, track workout, 5-6-mile tempo/social fun run and the up to 10 mile “LoweBucks” run. Info: scrunners.org

Santa Clarita Velo

A nonprofit cycling club whose mission is to promote cycling in the Santa Clarita Valley. The weekend group rides are an opportunity to explore the SCV. The peloton remains neutral through town, then splits into ability groups. There is always a mid-ride meet-up, then the group returns en masse. Info: santaclaritavelo.org

(Courtesy photo) From left: Zonta Foundation board members Nell Campbell, Darleen Lyons, Phyllis Walker, Beth Heiserman and Barbara Meyer. Not shown: Adele Macpherson, Gloria Mercado-Fortine, Vicky Tungate, Sue Hayward, Terry Kanowsky, Ronnie Erickson, Alicia Estrada and Pat Warford.
(Signal file photo/Ryan Mancini) The Santa Clarita Valley’s chapter of the Elks Lodge frequently hosts community events like their recent Car and Bike Show, to support local nonprofits.
(Signal File/Erik Luna) Blue Star Mothers of Santa Clarita’s Vice President Elise Ginsburg, left, and President Sabina Fetter discuss matters the agenda at a recent meeting of the club.

Rotary Club of Santa Clarita Valley

Founded in the SCV May 31, 1960, the club is a member of Rotary International which has the motto “Service Above Self.”

Meets Wednesdays, noon-1:30 p.m. Valencia Country Club, 27330 Tourney Road, Valencia Info: www.scvrotaryclub.com

Rotary Club of Santa Clarita Sunrise

The club bills itself as the “small but mighty service club.” Meets Wednesdays, 7:10 a.m. Int’l House of Pancakes, 24737 Pico Canyon Road, Stevenson Ranch Info: https://portal.clubrunner.ca/2644

Castaic Lions Club

The club has served the communities of Castaic, Val Verde and the Santa Clarita Valley since 1954. Meets the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month, 7:30 p.m., Mimi’s Café, 24201 Magic Mountain Parkway, Valencia Info: castaiclionsclub.org

Santa Clarita Kiwanis

“Serving the Children of the World.” The club has speakers from the local area and beyond to share information, organizations, happenings and events. Newcomers and visitors are welcome. Meets second and fourth Tuesdays of each month 6:15-8 p.m. Coco’s Bakery Restaurant, 24930 Pico Canyon Road, Stevenson Ranch Info: https://santaclaritakiwanis.com

The Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley

Providing hands-on service delivery while supporting the work, dreams, and goals of others to improve the lives of women. The community and world benefit from these efforts and life-long friendships are nurtured. The club, founded in 1974 in the SCV, is affiliated with Zonta International, celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2019. Zonta welcomes people interested in furthering our mission of empowering women through service and advocacy. Meets the second Wednesday of each month, 6:30 p.m. Check website for location. Info: scvzonta.org

Soroptimist International of Greater Santa Clarita Valley

Soroptimist International is a global volunteer organization working to improve the lives of women and girls in our community and throughout the world. Meets for Monthly Program Luncheons the second Tuesday of each month, 11:30 a.m., The Oaks Grille, 26550 Heritage View Lane

Valencia. Reservations required. Info: sigscv.org

Soroptimist International of Valencia

The name, Soroptimist, means “best for women,” and that’s what the organization strives to achieve. Soroptimists are women at their best, working to help other women to be their best. Soroptimist International of Valencia has been working toward this mission since 1974. Business meetings are held the second Wednesday of every month, 6:30 p.m., Wolf Creek Restaurant, 27746 McBean Parkway, Valencia. Friendship/Program meetings are held the fourth Wednesday of every month. Various locations. Membership info [email protected]. Info: sivalencia.org

Assistance League Santa Clarita

A volunteer organization that develops and implements programs to make a difference in the lives of families in the SCV. Meets first Wednesday of each month. Contact membership for more information: https://assistanceleaguesantaclarita.org

Santa Clarita Artists Association

“Making Visual Art Visible.” Do you enjoy the fine arts? Painting, sculpting, mixed media? Meets the third Monday of each month, 6:30 p.m. Barnes and Noble Booksellers Community Room, 23630 Valencia Blvd., Valencia All meetings are free and open to the public. Info: santaclaritaartists.org

Santa Clarita Elks Lodge 2379

The Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks of the United States of America invites men and women to join the club. Meets the second and fourth Wednesday of each month, 7 p.m., 17766 Sierra Highway, Canyon Country. Info: (661)251-1500 or elks.org/lodges/lodgefacilities.cfm?LodgeNumber=2379

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