Family Fun

A different kind of bookworm

Every Tuesday, Liza Purdy, a children’s librarian at the Newhall Library, wheels out a box of about 50 to 100 red wiggler worms for children at the library to touch and feed with composted materials like celery, coffee grounds and avocado peel.

SCV’s comic book convention later this month

San Diego Comic Con may be months away, but Santa Clarita geeks and pop culture fans can scratch that itch early as the Santa Clarita Valley Comic Book Convention comes to town for the second time.

When we go green for the fun of it

It’s almost time to don your green or get pinched as St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner. Though we’re a few thousand miles

Newhall Library holds “musical instrument petting zoo” for kids and teens

Gone are the days when you would be shushed for making noise in the library. As librarian Liza Purdy puts it, that’s an antiquated stereotype and the Newhall Library is a “full throttle library.” On Monday, the Old Town Newhall Library was full of music as the library hosted a “musical instrument petting zoo” for children and teens as part of the monthly “Green Eggs and Jam” music program.

West Ranch High to host world famous Glenn Miller Orchestra

The West Ranch High School jazz ensemble is scheduled to host the Glenn Miller Orchestra for a one-night concert on Tuesday, March 10, to help fundraise for the school’s music program. The night will begin with an opening performance from the West Ranch jazz band and then the orchestra will perform some of Miller’s famous tunes.

Rocky’s road to recovery

Most parents would think by kid no. four, there wouldn’t be a lot of unexpected curveballs, but that wasn’t the case for the Graham family.

It’s time to ‘Spread the Sparkle’

Tinnley Reese Harmon was a happy, healthy 1-and-a-half-year-old.  But, while on a family vacation in November 2017, the Harmons took Tinnley to the emergency room,