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Events Calendar May 15 to May 18, 2019

ONGOING

Mondays, 10 a.m. Join Barnes & Noble every Monday morning at 10am for a special Toddler Storytime at the Children’s Stage. Barnes & Noble, 23630 Valencia Blvd., Santa Clarita. Info: stores.barnesandnoble.com/store/2642

Saturdays, 8:30 a.m.12:30 p.m. California farmers and specialty food purveyors come together each Saturday, rain or shine, to bring you a farmers’ market with the finest in fresh and seasonal fruits and vegetables, including organic, baked goods, flowers, herbs, cheeses, and prepared foods. The market offers patrons a chance to come face to face with their food source. Old Town Newhall, 24500 Main St., Newhall. Info: oldtownnewhall.com/old-town-newhall-farmers-market

Saturdays and Sundays, 9:30 a.m. to noon Each weekend, the Gibbon Center is open to the public and a tour is given at roughly 10 a.m., no reservations are required. $15 Adults, $12 Teens & Students, $10 Seniors, $5 Children 6-12, Children under 5 are free. 19100 Esguerra Road, Santa Clarita. Info: gibboncenter.org

Saturdays, 5-8 p.m. Every Saturday night, we find a great group of Gourmet Food Trucks to get together and create community fun in the Santa Clarita Valley. The food trucks rotate so that each week, there are different options of food to try. Tables & Chairs are provided & it is handicap accessible. There is a grassy knoll to picnic on, fly kites or Frisbee. 26573 Carl Boyer Dr, Santa Clarita. Info: facebook.com/foodtrucksaturday/

Sundays, 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Shop and save every Sunday at the Santa Clarita Swap Meet! Hundreds of vendors selling new merchandise, collectibles, plants, home decor, clothing, tools and so much more! Live entertainment, food trucks and good cheer every week! $2 admission. 22500 Soledad Canyon Rd, Santa Clarita. Info: saugusspeedway.com/content/Meet-our-Swap-Meets.aspx

FF Sundays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Come hug the cows, give the pig’s tummy rubs, cuddle the turkeys and enjoy a beautiful day at the Gentle Barn! Donation: Adults $22, Kids $12. Tickets are nonrefundable but rain checks are available upon request. The Gentle Barn, 15825 Sierra Highway, Santa Clarita. Info: gentlebarn.org/california/

Third Thursday of the month, 7-10 p.m. The wildly popular SENSES Block Party, brings live music, food trucks, themed activities, and adult beverages to Main Street every 3rd Thursday from March to October. Race through Main Street with Mario and Luigi at the Super Nintendo Party on Thursday, May 16 from 7-10 p.m. Be sure to come dressed as your favorite Nintendo character and enjoy the sights and sounds of iconic video games! While you are there, be sure to grab your favorite drink from the on street bar hosted by The Junction. Main Street, Newhall. Info: facebook.com/events/290288638347355/

EVENTS BY DATE

FF Sunday, May 5, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Join the Community Gardens of Santa Clarita in celebrating springtime inside the gardens. “Bloom into Spring” is a free event for families. The gardens will provide a self-guided tour of the gardens as well as a children’s garden activity. Local food and craft vendors are participating. 21750 Bouquet Canyon Road, Santa Clarita (inside Central Park). Info: [email protected]

FF Sunday, May 5, 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. The 2019 Annual World Music and Dance Festival brings global musical traditions to Southern California, featuring more than 20 concerts on two open-air stages. Listen to music from Bali, the Balkans, Brazil, Cuba, Ghana, India, Japan, Java, Persia and other regions/countries. This family-friendly festival is free and open to the public. Food trucks will be on site, while other vendors will offer instruments, clothing and artifacts. California Institute of the Arts, 24700 McBean Parkway, Valencia. Info: music.calarts.edu/world-music-and-dance-festival

FF Sunday, May 5, noon POP SK8, California’s first themed pop-up outdoor roller rink will be at the Westfield Valencia from May 4-May 27. $15. Westfield Valencia Town Center, 24201 West Valencia Blvd, Valencia, Santa Clarita. Info: https://popsk8.live

May 7, 12:30-2 p.m. The College of the Canyons Art Gallery will present the 23rd annual Student Art Exhibition, an eclectic collection of art work created by the college’s talented student artists. The works on display will include drawing, photography, painting, sculpture, graphic design, animation, and 2D and 3D design. College of the Canyons Art Gallery 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita. Info: https://www.canyons.edu/offices/artgallery/Pages/1-A-Current%20Exhibition.aspx

Friday, May 10, 4:40-10 p.m. and Saturday, May 11, 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. California’s largest traveling Tequila & Taco Music Festival is coming to Santa Clarita at Central Park. Come for mouthwatering food, great drinks and fun in the sun. Friday will be full of Margaritas, eating delicious tacos, all while enjoying an amazing music lineup with performances by Vanilla Ice! $15. 27150 Bouquet Canyon Rd, Santa Clarita. Info: [email protected], (646) 781-7359, (917) 979-2124

FF Friday, May 10, 6-8:30 p.m. Come to College of the Canyons Community Education center with a friend or mom/grandma and enroll with your children 13 years of age and up for a yummy day of baking. In this hands-on class we will be learning how to make different desserts to serve at your Mother’s Day Brunch celebrations, such as fruit tarts and scones, and more. Info: facebook.com/events/2237552743238288/

Friday, May 10, 7:30 p.m. The Annual Pops! Concert, featuring the award-winning College of the Canyons Studio Jazz Ensemble and Lab Band, features popular tunes performed with a tasteful jazz flair. Tunes include “September,” “Peter Gunn,” “Theme from M.A.S.H.,” “Wipe Out” and many more. $12, students and seniors $6. 26455 Rockwell Cyn Road

Santa Clarita. Info:calendar.santa-clarita.com/event/pops_-_college_of_the_canyons_music

Saturday, May 11, 9 a.m to 1 p.m. Join Sanctuary Animal Assisted Therapy for our monthly volunteer day. This month we will be fixing the horse corrals because on May 20 our first horse rescue will arrive. A vegan breakfast and lunch will be available. 27662 Rolling Hills Road, Canyon Country Info: sanctuaryaat.org

Saturday, May 11, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. The 46th annual Frontier Toyota/Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital “Drive Safe” Golf Classic will be held at the beautiful Valencia Country Club. The tournament supports emergency services in our valley — a vital, lifesaving service for our residents. Valencia Country Club 27330 Tourney Rd. Valencia. Info: Laura Chesler (661) 200-1202, [email protected]

FF Saturday, May 11, 10 a.m. to noon Bring the whole family and explore the city’s trail system with this guided non-competitive Hit the Trail Community Bike Ride. The ride begins shortly after 10 a.m., with a full 9-mile route or a shorter 4-mile route for those with younger children. Free and open to the public, the ride begins and ends at Valencia Heritage Park, where there will be a family fun fair featuring activities, giveaways, and tricycle races. Free sandwiches will be provided to riders, courtesy Jersey Mike’s and while supplies last. Valencia Heritage Park, 24155 Newhall Ranch Road Santa Clarita. Info: bikesantaclarita.com

Saturday, May 11, 2-7 p.m. 2nd Annual No-Tap Bowling Tournament Fundraiser & Silent Auction to help raise funds for Avenues Supported Living Services. There will be prizes and food and drink. $25 per person. Valencia Lanes, 23700 Lyons Ave, Newhall. Info: [email protected]

Saturday, May 11, 5-8 p.m. Animal Art Exhibit & Wine & Cheese Reception at Hart Park. More than 150 pieces of animal art will be exhibited, with most available for purchase by tax-deductible donations to help the Castaic Animal Care Center shelter animals and William S. Hart Park barnyard Animals. Tickets in advance $40 or 2 people for $75. $50 at the event. Complimentary food & drink ticket provided. 24151 Newhall Ave, Santa Clarita. Info: (661) 259-1750

Saturday, May 11, 6-8 p.m. The Elks Lodge 2379’s Crabfest 2019 and enjoy all-you-can-eat crab. There will be a raffle and all proceeds from the event go to support the new Astronomy Program and new Observation Deck at Camp Whitsett. Price includes crab, sides and dessert. $55. Elks- Santa Clarita Lodge 2379, 17766 Sierra Hwy, Santa Clarita. Info: facebook.com/events/2221826934699774/

Saturday, May 18, 7-10:45 a.m. The City of Santa Clarita will host the start for the final stage of both the men’s and women’s races of the Amgen Tour of California. Competitors will race through the city streets before waving goodbye as they push toward the overall finish line in Pasadena. 24201 West Valencia Blvd, Valencia. Info: facebook.com/events/2237184859676067/

Saturday, May 18, 1-2 p.m. In celebration of Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, the Canyon Country Library is screening, “To Climb a Gold Mountain,” a cultural and educational film about the Asian community in Southern California. 18601 Soledad Canyon Rd, Canyon Country. Info: facebook.com/events/636133650162825/

FF Saturday, May 18, 3 p.m. The 2019 SCV Relay For Life promises to be a fun event with our theme “GAME OVER, CANCER!” Teams will be decorating their campsites as popular board games, video games, etc. There will be lots of games to play too, so bring the kids! Central Park,27150 Bouquet Canyon Road, Santa Clarita. Info: scvrelay.org, [email protected]

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