Child & Family Center preps for Taste of the Town

Community memerbs enjoy food and drinks at the Taste of the Town event in Valencia. Georgia Rios/The Signal

Child & Family Center’s 31st annual Taste of the Town, a fundraiser for all the services provided by the center, returns Sunday at the Southern California Innovation Park in Santa Clarita.

“This will be a food and wine event,” said Cheryl Jones, vice president of marketing and community outreach for the organization. “We will have 40 caterers, brewers, wine makers and other restaurant representatives providing samples to those who attend.”

Food and drink samples will be provided by local restaurants or breweries such as Nothing Bundt Cakes, Brewery Draconum, Salt Creek Grille, Telco Brewery and Anheuser-Busch.

The fundraiser will also feature live entertainment from recording artist Mark LeVang and Friends, as well as live and silent auctions. Guests will also have the chance to win tickets for a vacation with Princess Cruises or win a 1-carat diamond from Classic Designs Jewelry.

Guests interested in bidding can register now, and even bid without attending Taste of the Town. To register, go to

Taste of the Town begins at noon. Guests must be 21 years old or older to attend. Tickets are available on the Taste of the Town website. Open seating tickets cost $125, with open seating available throughout the event

For more information, including a full list of restaurants, go to


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Ryan Mancini

Ryan Mancini

Ryan Mancini covers local news for The Signal. He joined in 2018 and previously worked as a reporter and editor for The Sundial, Scene Magazine and El Nuevo Sol while enrolled as a student at California State University, Northridge, where he studied journalism and political science. He's lived in Santa Clarita since 2002.