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Calendar of Events: July 21, 2019 to August 4, 2019

7/21-8/4/19

ONGOING

FF Mondays, 10 a.m. Toddler Storytime at the Children’s Stage, with various children’s books read to toddlers and parents. Barnes & Noble, 23630 Valencia Blvd., Santa Clarita. Info: stores.barnesandnoble.com/store/2642

Wednesdays, 5 p.m Enjoy food trucks at the Valencia Summit HOA Food Truck Fest. Tables and chairs will be available. Valencia Summit Homeowners Association Clubhouse parking lot, 24600 West Del Monte Dr, Valencia. Info: facebook.com/events/644082939374546

Thursdays, 6 p.m. Come to The Canyon for a night of line dancing lessons and county music presented by Borderline Bar & Grill. Guests 18 years old and older will be permitted, no parents or guardians needed to enter. Show a valid identification upon entry. The Canyon – Santa Clarita, 24201 Valencia Blvd, No. 1351, Santa Clarita. Info: wheremusicmeetsthesoul.com/canyon-santa-clarita

Fridays, 7:30-9:30 p.m. The Valencia Jazz & Blues Concert Series returns for its 20th year, featuring regional, national and international entertainers in a family-friendly, street party setting offering activities for adults and children. The scheduled series will bring a variety of activities for the entire family, as well as a variety of food and beverages. No pets or outside food or beverages are allowed. Admission is free. Downtown Valencia on Town Center Drive, outside the Westfield Valencia Town Center. Info: For the lineup of performers, visit valenciajazzandblues.com/line-up/

Third Thursday of the month, 7-10 p.m. The SENSES Block Party, brings live music, food trucks, themed activities and adult beverages to Main Street until October. Ride a wave on the mechanical surfboard or check out a classic Volkswagen and listen to the tunes of Jimmy Buffet at this Margaritaville-themed party. Main St, Newhall. Info: thursdaysatnewhall.com/senses/

Third Friday of the month, 7-9 p.m. Calling all performers and artists. Now is your time to get yourself out there! Sign up as a performer, sign up as an artist to display your work or both. Coffee and snacks will be provided. Original, family friendly material only please. The Open Book Canyon Country, 19188 Soledad Canyon Rd, Santa Clarita. Info: (661) 255-1400, [email protected]

Fourth Thursday of the month, 7-9 p.m. Audiences to the music showcase Note by Note will be presented with a free evening of fun and a wide range of music styles including rock, folk, Celtic, Americana, blues, jazz, country, experimental, western and more. The MAIN, 24266 Main St, Newhall. Info: thursdaysatnewhall.com/notebynote/

EVENTS BY DATE

FF Sunday, July 21, 2-3 p.m. It’s time to relive another “cool” travel adventure with Placerita Canyon Nature Center docent Nikki Dail. She’ll talk about Belize and take you to the Cayes, fly over the Blue Hole, tour the Belize Zoo, explore Mayan ruins, and get rescued after being trapped inside a flooded cave, while learning about the flora and fauna along the way. Placerita Canyon Nature Center, 19152 Placerita Canyon Rd, Santa Clarita. Info: facebook.com/events/2283160858470626/

Monday, July 22, 6-8 p.m. Join state Sen. Scott Wilk, Supervisor Kathryn Barger and Assemblyman Tom Lackey at the Wildfire Town Hall to hear from the experts and learn practices for keeping your home safe in a wildfire, what are preventative measures taken by utility companies, state and county preparedness plans and the City of Santa Clarita’s response/action plan. The Centre, 20880 Centre Pointe Pkwy, Santa Clarita. Info: (661) 286-1471, tinyurl.com/y58dkq5c

Tuesday, July 23, 6:30-9 p.m. The SCV Education Foundation will host a cornhole tournament fundraiser. Registration starts will be within the first half hour, while the tournament begins at 7 p.m. The first place winner will receive $50, and the second and third place winners will receive $25. $30 entry fee per two-person team. Wolf Creek Brewery, 25108 Rye Canyon Loop, Santa Clarita Info: scveducationfoundation.org/?fbclid=IwAR2dZAv7JkJTd7molunw6u8SisZd7XJYj2yh6fBxApqGEGzi0heIsGJ5d1w

Friday, July 26, 8-11 p.m. Come to Hart Park for a free movie under the stars: “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse.” Avenues Supported Living Services will be selling snow-cones, popcorn, candy and drinks. Bring your chairs, blankets, towels, and everything you need to be comfortable. William S. Hart Regional Park, 24151 Newhall Ave, Santa Clarita. Info: friendsofhartpark.com

Saturday, July 27, 10 a.m. to noon Discover if you have the willingness, ability and resources to take on the challenge of helping a child in need. Los Angeles County’s foster care population exceeds 21,000 children with 200 foster children waiting to be connected to a family who will adopt. Children’s Bureau, Ste 175, 27200 Tourney Rd, Valencia. Info: all4kids.org/program/foster-care/

FF Saturday, July 27, 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. The Open Book Canyon Country will host its annual “Very Potter Celebration.” Celebrating ahead of the birthday of the Boy Who Lived, the book store will have free books for kids, free crafts, free activities, a gift basket raffle, and just a lot of wickedly wizardry fun! Come on your favorite cosplay, represent your house (we are Hufflepuff and welcome all)! The Open Book Canyon Country, 19188 Soledad Canyon Rd, Santa Clarita. Info: facebook.com/pg/Theopenbookvalencia/posts/

Saturday, July 27 at 7 p.m. Join us for Concerts in the Park, presented by Logix, featuring Queen Nation. The mission of the show is to carry on the musical torch and pay homage to the golden age of vintage Queen concerts. Queen Nation’s live 90-minute production of Queen’s greatest hits preserves the image, sound, and stage persona of vintage Queen. Central Park, 27150 Bouquet Canyon Rd, Santa Clarita. Info: facebook.com/events/1298029090350547/

Saturday, July 27, 8-10 p.m. Soundcheck is the SCVTV Community Media Center’s newest music series that provides a platform for young musicians from the Santa Clarita Valley to show off their musical prowess with the performance of original songs. The show will begin with special guest, Ruby Garcia, and feature the main acts, Dean Decay and Familiar Friends. General admission costs $8. The MAIN, 24266 Main St, Newhall. Info: eventbrite.com/e/soundcheck-presents-dean-decay-familiar-friends-tickets-65042181917

FF Sunday, July 28, noon to 2 p.m. Presented by Slow Motion Magic, Conjuring for a Cure will be holding its second annual benefit to help the Michael J. Fox Foundation’s Parkinson’s Disease research fund. Come for an afternoon of family friendly comedy comedy and magic that will leave you both laughing and amazed! 23120 Lyons Ave, Newhall. Info: [email protected]

Sunday, July 28, 2:30-3:30 p.m. The Santa Clarita Valley chapter of the Holistic Moms Network will host a screening of the documentary “Secret Ingredients.” The film shares different stories of people who learned about different ingredients in the foods they ate and what they did to decide to avoid those ingredients. SCV Birth Center, 23548 Lyons Ave, Ste B, Santa Clarita. Info: facebook.com/events/2221029351349549/

Tuesday, July 30, 7-9 p.m. Join Art Tank for this informal discussion and bring us your tips and tricks on how you use your time more effectively to create greater results. If you have successful tools and ideas about organizational habits, discipline, systematization, goals, values, and time management style, please come out to this discussion and share. The MAIN, 24266 Main St, Newhall. Info: atthemain.org/tickets/

Friday, Aug. 2, 7-9 p.m. Erin McBride Africa directs “Julius Caesar” as part of Free Summer Shakespeare, which is hosted by the Santa Clarita Shakespeare Festival. Still one of the most relevant and salient pieces of theater revealing the machinations of power and public manipulation. Tickets are free, $20 for VIP seating.  Newhall Family Theatre, 24600 Walnut St, Santa Clarita. Info: eventbrite.com/e/free-shakespeare-julius-caesar-tickets

FF Friday, Aug. 2 at 7 p.m. “Little Shop of Horrors” is a kid-friendly horror comedy rock musical, by composer Alan Menken and writer Howard Ashman, about a hapless florist shop worker who raises a plant that feeds on human blood and flesh. With four performances, this production features many talented local teens and Canyon High School alumni. Canyon High School Performing Arts Center, 19300 W. Nadal St., Canyon Country.  Info: (661) 299-5264

Saturday, Aug. 3 at 7 p.m. Join Concerts in the Park to watch Mirage — Visions of Fleetwood Mac, which celebrates the classic lineup of the legendary superstar band. Based in Los Angeles, the members of Mirage capture the look and sound of Fleetwood Mac live in concert. Central Park 27150 Bouquet Canyon Rd, Santa Clarita. Info: facebook.com/events/742248669510099/

Sunday, Aug. 4, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Artist Naomi Young will be on hand to discuss her latest exhibition of original art in pastel, watercolor, acrylics and oil. Wine and refreshments will be served and there will be a live musical performance by Maanak. The exhibition runs from August 1 to September 21, 2019. 10am to 5pm daily, closed Mondays. Canyon Theatre Guild

24242 Main St, Newhall. Info: santaclaritaarts.com/2019/03/27/portals/

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