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Posted: May 19, 2008 8:28 p.m.
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Monday
Zonta Golf Tournament -
Golf reservations and sponsorship opportunities are now available for the third annual Zonta Golf Tournament scheduled for Monday, May 19 at Robinson Ranch Golf Course. The tournament can accommodate up to 160 golfers. Sponsorships range from $5,000-title sponsor, to $2,000-eagle sponsors, $1,000-birdie sponsors and a $150-par sponsor. Individual golfers can register for $175 each, which includes golf cart, lunch on the course, a buffet awards ceremony at the end of the day and a gift bag. Play is on the Valley course and begins with a shotgun start at 10 a.m. For more information visit their Web site at www.scvzonta.org or call Pat Willet at 259-3845.

Upcoming Events
The Theatre Project Salons -

The Theatre Project SCV will offer two more Sunday Salons at All Corked Up, 26340 Diamond Pl. Performances are scheduled from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. on June 29 and July 20 and include an afternoon from Broadway, film and television. Tickets are $25. For reservations and tickets call (661) 633-3550.

Men of Harmony
Accomplished or shower-singers are welcomed to tune in with the Men of Harmony from 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. in Newhall. Meetings take place on every first Tuesday evening at Pizza Hut on Lyons Avenue. For more information call (661) 424-9009 or visit www.scvmenofharmony.com.

Sports Club
California's Complete Sports Club, also known as Century City Ski Club, meets the first Tuesday of every month at Marie Callender's on The Old Road at Magic Mountain Parkway in Valencia at 7 p.m. A brief meeting is followed by a social hour. The club is open to anyone 21 or older. Activities include snow skiing, snowboarding, water skiing, wake boarding, bicycling, air chairing, bowling, theater outings and more. For further information, call Don Gately at (661) 255 8873 or visit the club's Web site at www.CCSC.org.

Bowling for Teens
City of Santa Clarita Mayor Bob Kellar joins the SCV Youth Project to host its third annual Bowling For Youth charity event. On Sunday, May 18 at Valencia Lanes in Newhall, beginning at noon, members of this family-oriented community will spend the day bowling to raise awareness and much needed funds for the SCV Youth Project - which has been in existence for eight years and has reached more than 20,000 kids through mentoring, support groups, crisis intervention and outreach. For more information on this event or to register a team, visit www.HelpNotHassle.org or call 800.257.YOUTH.

weSPARK Cancer Support in May
Monday:
In-Treatment Support Group meeting, facilitated by Tara Shore, begins at 11 a.m. Children Support Group meeting, facilitated by Tara Shore and Sharon Earle, begins at 4 p.m. Post-Treatment Support Group meeting, facilitated by Tara Shore, begins at 6 p.m. Restorative Yoga class, facilitated by Melisa Morgan, starts at 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday: Integrative Yoga class, facilitated by Susie Jacobson, starts at 9:30 a.m. Metastatc Support Group, facilitated by Sharon Earle, takes place at 11 a.m. Caregivers Support Group, facilitated by Sharon Earle, meets at 6 p.m.

Thursday: Creative Writing Workshop, facilitated by Tara Shore, starts at 11 a.m. Grief Support Group, facilitated by Sharon Earle, starts at 6 p.m.

Friday: Gentle Yoga class starts at 10 a.m.

All meetings take place at 26370 Diamond Place, Suite 507. For more information call (661) 288-2322.

Wine for the Cure
During the month of May, Vino 100 is partnering with Hope Wine to raise awareness of women's health issues and engage people in the fight against breast cancer by offering an award-winning coastal California Chardonnay that benefits two great causes. With every purchase, Hope Wines donates 50 percent of its profits to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure. In addition, Vino 100 Valencia will donate 10 percent of Hope Wine Chardonnay sales during May to the Sheila R. Veloz Breast Imaging Center. Vino 100 is located at 28112 Newhall Ranch Road at the intersection of Copper Hill Drive in Valencia. For more information, call (661) 294-6886 or visit www.vino100valencia.com.

Project Dogway
The Brittany Foundation is a non-profit, humane organization located in Agua Dulce dedicated to the rescue, care and placement of homeless dogs. However the dogs at the facility are in need of a fenced run to go along with their spacious kennel. The foundation is launching Project Dogway, a fundraising campaign to complete that run by the beginning of summer. Cash, as well as Home Depot or Lowes gift cards, construction materials and professional time donations are being sought to fund the project's estimated $10,000 cost. To donate or for more information contact Nancy Anderson at (661) 713-5240 or e-mail Brittany_dogs@yahoo.com. Donations can also be mailed to the Brittany Foundation at P.O. Box 738, Acton, CA 93510-0738. Visit www.brittanyfoundation.com.

Tom Bolewski Fundraiser
Tom Bolewski has been a Santa Clarita resident for over 20 years. He recently was injured and is now classified as a quadriplegic. He is in Rehab. A barbecue/concert in the park fundraiser is scheduled for May 24. There will be several live musicians and the fire department is supplying the barbecue. All proceeds go to Tom Bolewski Special Needs Trust. For information visit www.tomsrecovery.com.

ay For Life Seeks Participants/Teams
The annual Relay For Life walk-a-thon, which raises funds for the American Cancer Society, is seeking individual participants and teams for the event, as well as sponsors and donations. This year's event will be held at Central Park May 31 - June 1. For information visit www.scvrelay.org or e-mail info@scvrelay.org.

Prenatal Care in Val Verde
Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers, Inc. is offering a new service at the Val Verde Health Center - prenatal care. The health care provides at Val Verde Health Center offer complete prenatal care for low-risk pregnancies. Services include a comprehensive medical exam; regular checking of blood pressure and weight; regular checking of fetal length, fetal position and heart rate; cervical exam; and postpartum visit. They also screen for high risk pregnancies and can refer patients to appropriate care when needed. Pregnant women can also enjoy seeing their babies in utero through ultrasound. For more information call (661) 257-4008.

Vietnam Era Veterans
"Lost Patrol" serves Vietnam era veterans and their families in Santa Clarita, San Fernando, Simi and Antelope Valleys. Join us on the third Sunday of each month at El Torito Mexican Restaurant, 27510 The Old Road, Stevenson Ranch, at 1100 hours. For further information or to verify the time and place call (661) 296-6688 or e-mail trooper76@earthlink.

Second Opinion Program
Spearheaded by Gene Dorio, M.D., internal medicine, a board member of Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers, Inc. (SDFHC), the Second Opinion Specialist (SOS) program is a volunteer program utilizing physician specialists who will provide consultations for low income, uninsured patients. Twenty-three area physicians have agreed to participate in this program, which, to date, covers the following specialty areas: infectious disease, neurosurgery, gastroenterology, urology, nephrology, cardiology, hematology and orthopedics. For more information visit www.sdfhc.org or call (661) 257-2339, ext. 308.

Cell Phones for Soldiers
More than 150,000 U.S. troops are serving overseas, far from their families. Cell Phones for Soldiers and Blue Star Mothers of the Canyons are calling on all Americans to support these brave men and women by donating their unused cell phones to help keep troops connected with their families. Local residents can support the collection drive by donating their old cell phones at: The Armed Forced Career Center - Army, 21515 Soledad Canyon Rd., Suite 107, Canyon Country. Hours are Monday - Thursday at 8:30 a.m. - 8 p.m., and Friday at 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. For more information contact bluestarcanyons@yahoo.com or call (661) 253-0811.

Procare Hospice Volunteers Needed
Procare Hospice of Mission Hills is seeking volunteers to provide support to those facing a life-limiting illness. Volunteers become part of the hospice care team by making home care visits, lending a listening ear, offering caregiving relief, assisting with errands, or providing bereavement support. A training class is beginning soon. For more information please call Linda Martinez or Sara Berman Rabbi/Chaplain at (818) 895-8000.

Driver Safety Training
The AARP Driver Safety Program hosts Driver Safety Training the second Friday, 2 p.m. - 6 p.m. and Saturday 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. of the month at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center, 22900 Market St., Newhall. Four-hour refresher classes are also being offered on a Saturday of alternate months for those who have completed the AARP eight-hour within the past three years. These courses cover the rules of the road as well as safe driving strategies. Completion of either of these classes will earn each participant a three year certificate, and for drivers 55 and over, an auto insurance credit. Info: (661) 259-9444, admin@scvsc.org or www.scvseniorcenter.org.

Assistance for Teen Moms
The SCV Pregnancy Center provides a caring, nonjudgmental environment where Teen Moms can come together for support and encouragement. The program offers group discussion, insights into motherhood, child rearing and relationships, friendship building and mentoring, and life skills training. Dinner and childcare provided. Meetings every Thursday night 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. For location, registration and information call (661)255-0082.

Mothers Online Community
As a part of The MommiesNetwork, SCValleyMommies.com is a non-profit organization that offers a free online community for moms in the Santa Clarita Valley, Antelope Valley and surrounding areas. SCValleyMommies.com offers a simple way to connect with local moms for friendship, support and fun. Members meet on the online forums to share information on everything from where to get the best haircut to tips on transitioning to a "big kid" bed. Each month, many face-to-face events are offered for members, their children and their families. It is completely free to join. For more information visit www.SCValleyMommies.com.

Bereavement Group
If you are struggling with the loss of the loved one, come to be with others who are going through the same thing. We offer a safe environment for people to share their feelings, discuss their fears, and begin the healing process. Groups meet Wednesdays 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. through May at 10200 Sepulveda Blvd. #115, in Mission Hills. For more information call Sara Berman at (818) 895-8000.

Narcotics Anonymous Meetings
The Santa Clarita Valley helpline for Narcotics Anonymous is (661) 299-5599.
Sunday 10 a.m. and Thursday 7 p.m. - Recovery Room, 17714 Sierra Hwy., Canyon Country.
Sunday 7 p.m. - Recovery Room, 17714 Sierra Hwy., Canyon Country.
Thursday 7:30 p.m. - First Presbyterian Church, 24317 Newhall Ave., Newhall, upstairs.
Monday 6:30 p.m. Denny's, 31724 Castaic Rd., Castaic.
Friday 6:30 p.m. - FOR MALE ADDICTS ONLY - Barnabus House, 24417 Chestnut St., Newhall.
Monday 7:30 p.m. First Presbyterian Church, 24317 Newhall Ave., Newhall.
Friday 8 p.m. Campfire (weather permitting, otherwise inside location), 9927 Soledad Canyon Rd., Santa Clarita.
Tuesday 7 p.m. - LADIES MEETING - NCADD, Valencia Plaza, 24460 Lyons Ave., Newhall.
Saturday 8 a.m. - Recovery Room, 17714 Sierra Hwy., Canyon Country.
Tuesday 7:30 p.m. Recovery Room, 17714 Sierra Hwy., Canyon Country.
Saturday 9:30 a.m. United Methodist Church, 25718 McBean Pkwy., Valencia, Rooms A & B, Canyon Country.
Wednesday 7 p.m. Library Building, 3015 Mount Pinos Way, Frazier Park.
Saturday 7:30 p.m. Recovery Room, 17714 Sierra Hwy., Canyon Country.
Wednesday 7:30 p.m. Sierra Vista Middle School, 19425 Stillmore St., Room #705, Canyon Country.
Saturday 7:30 p.m. Library Building, 3015 Mount Pinos Way, Frazier Park.
Saturday 11:59 p.m. The Cocoon, 17746 Sierra Hwy., Canyon Country.

Radio Club
The Santa Clarita Amateur Radio Club welcomes amateurs and non-HAMs at 7 p.m. the third Wednesday of every month. Meetings are held in Santa Clarita City Hall, 23920 Valencia Blvd. Club members volunteer for L.A. County Disaster Communications Services, DCS, and the city emergency radio services. For more information e-mail Thomas turner at f001@lacds.com or go online to www.w6jw.org.

Come Sing the Oldies
You are invited to join the Santa Clarita Silvertone Singers & Rhythm Review every Monday from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Bouquet Canyon Senior Living Facility (rec. room), 26705 Bouquet Canyon Rd., Saugus. For more information call (661)296-3321.

TOPS
Take off Pounds sensibly, a weight-loss support group, meets on Thursdays at Fellowship Christian Church, 226889 Bouquet Canyon Rd., #C, in Saugus. Weigh-in 9:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. For details contact Diana at 251-5144.

Dance Cuban Salsa
Free salsa classes are held every second and fourth Sunday at 11 a.m. at Newhall Park at 15th Street and 24909 Newhall Ave. Dancing is outside, so wear a hat and tennis shoes. Classes may be canceled due to weather and on three-day weekends, so check www.ruedainthepark.com for more information or call Jonathan at (661) 618-1105.

Pride in the Lake
Every second Saturday of the month, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m., staff and volunteers help to keep Castaic Lake beautiful by removing litter and landscaping different areas each month. Meet at the Lagoon launch ramp parking lot. Please bring your own gloves and equipment, if you have it. For information call (661) 257-5034.

Sierra Pelona Rock Club

Monthly meetings are the third Tuesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. at the Greenbrier Mobile Estates East, 21301 Soledad Canyon Rd., Canyon Country. The club promotes interest and education in mineralogy, lapidary, geology, paleontology and related subjects, with interesting speakers and field trips. Call Mike Serino at (661) 255-5243 for more information. Bring your interesting rocks.

SCV Antique Auto Club
Every second Saturday of the month meetings take place at the Bouquet Canyon Church, 27000 Bouquet Canyon Rd. in Saugus, starting at 7:30 p.m. All kinds of classic cars are welcome. For information e-mail caldwellbob@sgcglobal.net or call (661) 259-3570.

Overeaters Anonymous Meetings
Monday 8 p.m., Santa Clarita United Methodist Church, 26640 Bouquet Canyon Rd., Valencia.
Tuesday 7 p.m., Barnabus House 24417 Chestnut St. Newhall.
Thursday 7 p.m. "The Cocoon," 17746 Sierra Hwy., Canyon Country.
Friday 11:30 a.m. Barnabus House, 22417 Chestnut St., Newhall.
Saturday 9.30 a.m., "The Cocoon" 17746 Sierra Hwy., Canyon Country.
Contact Mary at (661) 252-3762.

SCV Koi & Water Garden Club
The Santa Clarita Koi & Water Garden Club meets on the fourth Sunday of the month at 4 p.m. The club is comprised of people who own or are building ponds that share ideas and experiences. For more information call (661) 259-6437 or visit www.SantaClaritaKoiClub.com.

Placerita Canyon Nature Center
Placerita Canyon Nature Center winter programs. All events held at the Placerita Canyon Nature Center, 19152 Placerita Canyon Road, Newhall. Info: (661) 259-7721.
Family Nature Walk: Every Saturday 11 a.m. to noon. An easy, 1-hour walk exploring the area's natural and cultural history.
Animal Presentation: Every Saturday 1 to 2 p.m. See, learn and ask questions about live native animals of the area.
Trail Team: First Sunday of the month at 9 a.m. Help repair trails, pick up litter and remove weeds. Fifteen minute safety orientation mandatory. Wear long pants, boots, and bring water.
Bird Walk: Second Saturday of the month. Walks start at 9 a.m. and last about two hours. They are free and there is no parking fee. Beginning bird watchers and families are welcome. Children aged 6 and older are welcome with a responsible adult. Bring binoculars and field guide.
Volunteer Orientation: First Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Learn about volunteer opportunities at the Nature Center and Park.
Community Hiking Club: A new monthly community event that invites all ages to get into the outdoors, visit wilderness areas, and stretch their legs.
Community Nature Series: Learn about the animals and nature around. Call the Nature Center for more information, or visit www.placerita.org.

Rancho Camulos Museum
Rancho Camulos Museum is a National Historic Landmark where the early Californio lifestyle is preserved in its original rural environment. What began as part of the 48,000 acre Mexican land grant, Rancho San Francisco, deeded to Antonio del Valle in 1839, is still a 1,800-acre working ranch. Rancho Camulos was also the setting for "Ramona," an 1884 novel by Helen Hunt Jackson that generated national interest in the history of Hispanic settlement in California and the impact on Native Americans. The non-profit museum is a portion of the ranch containing the main adobe, cocina, chapel, schoolhouse and beautiful grounds. Here the history and culture of the people of Camulos from the Tatavian Indians, through the del Valle family who established the rancho in the mid-1800s, to the Rubel family, who purchased the property in 1924, are preserved. The museum is located on Highway 126, 10 miles west of the I-5 freeway in Piru. (Next to the first fruit stand on the left) For information call (805) 521-1501 or visit www.ranchocamulos.org. Docent led one-hour tours are conducted Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. The suggested donation is $5 for adults and $3 for children and students. Private group and school tours and special events such as weddings can also be arranged.

Vasquez Rocks Programs
The County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation is sponsoring a variety of events at the Vasquez Rocks Natural Area in Agua Dulce.

Birds of Prey Presentation - The first Sunday of every month, at 11 a.m. Meet at the park office.
Ranger Guided Hikes - The second, third and fourth Sunday of every month at 11 a.m. the park ranger will lead a nature hike through the park. The hike will last approximately one hour. Meet at the park office.
Beginners' Hike - Easy hike through the park, approximately one hour. Meet at the park office. Thursdays 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. For info call (661) 268-0840.

Santa Clarita Artists' Association
Monthly meetings of the Santa Clarita Artists' Association are held on the third Monday of each month at 7 p.m., excluding holidays, at Westfield Town Center Mall Community Room. Non-members are welcome and may attend their first meeting for free. For more information visit www.santaclaritaartists.org or e-mail Dianne Foderaro at torched@dslextreme.com. The May 19 meeting will feature John Paul Thornton, who will talk about the "8 edges" and then will demonstrate portraiture in oil. The May plein air paint-out will be on Saturday, May 24, 9 a.m. - 12 noon, at Placerita Nature Center, 9152 Placerita Canyon Rd., Newhall. For park details go to www.placerita.org. If you have any questions, e-mail Laura Wambsgans at Wambsgans@pacbell.net. The day of the paint-out call (818) 625-0446 (cell).

Sierra Club Events
Climb to Wilson Saddle Sunday, May 18. Meet at 8 a.m. at Walker Ranch entrance to Placerita Canyon State Park. Leaders: Gaylon Rodin (262-0568), Melinda Arredondo (298-9024).
Towsley canyon to Gotto Falls Sunday June 1. Streamside trail with rock hoping, water slogging, poison oak exposure. Meet 9 a.m., at Santa Clarita rideshare point. Leaders: Henry Schultz (284-5613), Matthew Lax (252-2393).
Monthly meeting Thursday June 12, at 7:30 p.m.
Moonlight Conditioning Hike Wednesday June 18. Moderate five mile, 1,200 foot gain to view San Fernando Valley. Meet at 7 p.m. at trailhead. Leaders: Gaylon Rodin (284-5613), Mary Ellen Dittemore (254-8543), Ken Kerner (251-5156).
Moderate six mile, 1,000 foot gain along PCT through mixed conifer forest. Dinner at summit, back to trailhead by dark - Saturday June 21. One hour to trailhead. Meet at 3:30 p.m. at Canyon Country rideshare point. Leaders: Dave Morrow (254-5245), Mary Ellen Dittemore (254-8543).
Mount Islip Sunday June 29. Moderate seven mile, 1,500' foot gain hike via Little Jimmy CG. Great views of Crystal Lake on one side, far ranging desert on other. This is bighorn sheep country. One hour to trailhead. Meet at 8 a.m. at Santa Clarita rideshare point. Leaders: Ed Benison (254-7517), Ken Kerner (251-5156).

LETMESAIL May Activities
LETMESAIL (Lifestyle Enrichment Through Meaningful Exercise, Social Activity and Independent Living) for teenagers and adults with disabilities will be hosting the following May events for registered clients:
Monday May 19, 6 p.m. - 7 p.m., SNAP Flag Football at the College of the Canyons Upper Field.
Monday May 19, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m., Special Needs Sibling program at Bridgeport Elementary MPR, 23670 Newhall Ranch Rd.
Wednesday May 21, 12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m., Wellness Wednesday "Building Healthy Relationships - Part III," L.A. County Regional Center, 28470 Ave. Stanford, Suite 100.
Saturday May 31, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m., Hang Loose Bowling night, Valencia Lanes, 23700 Lyons Ave., Newhall.
For all the events RSVP required by calling Kristel at LETMESAIL (661) 702-8555 or e-mail letmesail1@sbcglobal.net. For more information visit www.letmesail.org.

SCV Quilt Guild
The Santa Clarita Valley Quilt Guild meets on the second Thursday of each month from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Santa Clarita Methodist Church, 26640 Bouquet Canyon Road, Saugus. The following is a list of upcoming activities:
June 12 - Nancy Rink on Appliqué
July 10 - Guild Auction
Aug. 14 - Tammie Bowser on Quilted Photography
Sept. 11 - Game Night
Oct. 9 - Featuring Guild Member Nancy Mayer
Nov. 13 - Jake Finch on 12 Steps to Recovering Money from Your Fabric Addiction.
For information e-mail Adva Price at adva_p@yahoo.com or visit the Web site at www.scvquiltguild.org.

Singer/Songwriters Share Music
The Unitarian Universalists of Santa Clarita Valley will enjoy the music of Kim Acuna on May 25. Unitarian Universalist church services are held each Sunday at 10:30 a.m. at the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market St., in Newhall. For directions and further information, visit www.UUofSCV.org or call (661) 254-7866.

Hospital May Events
Saturday Maternity Tour on May 24: An informative tour designed to introduce expectant parents to Henry Mayo Hospital's maternity services. The tours take place the fourth Saturday of the month at 1 p.m. Please meet in the hospital's main lobby at 12:45 p.m. No registration is required for this free adult only class. For information call (661) 253-8607.
Care for Your Heart health Fair on June 13: Come learn more about your personal heart health and receive free health screenings from 7:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. at the Santa Clarita Community Center, 22421 market Street, Newhall. For information call (661) 253-8408.

'The Full Monty'
The Repertory East Playhouse will continue its Main Stage Series with the hit Broadway Musical "The Full Monty." The musical runs through June 14. Show times are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets are $18/$16. Advance reservations are highly recommended. For tickets, purchase on-line at www.repeastplayhouse.org or call (661) 288-0000. The REP is located at 24266 Main St. in Newhall.

McCorkle at AAUW Meeting
Sgt. Gerry McCorkle, 2007 Zonta Woman of the Year, will be the guest speaker at the American Association of University Women's dinner meeting on May 20, at Mulligans, starting at 6 p.m. Installation of new offices will be at 6:15 p.m., dinner at 6:45 p.m. and program at 7:15 p.m. The public is invited. Mulligans is located at 25484 Tournament in Valencia. The charge for dinner and speaker is $17. For more information call Rose Romeka at (661) 297-7705 or e-mail her at roseromeka@yahoo.com.

Newcomers and Friends
Newcomers and Friends is a social group open to all women new to the SCV. With more than 200 members, it offers luncheons, activities and fun. The meeting is on Wednesday, May 21, at 1 p.m. at Starbucks, McBean Parkway and Decoro. For more information visit www.newcomersandfriendsofsantaclarita.com.

Democratic Meeting
Santa Clarita's Democratic Alliance for Action (DAA) will host a Meet the Judicial Candidates Night with the SCV Democratic Club and the Democratic Neighbors 38th on Thursday, May 22 at 7 p.m. at Vincenzo's Pizza, 24504½ Lyons Ave. Newhall. All Dems are welcomed. For more information call 877-2775.

'My Fair Lady'
The Canyon Theatre Guild will present "My Fair Lady," May 23 to June 28, every Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., every Sunday at 1 p.m. and on Sundays June 15 and June 22. Tickets are $11 to $17. For more information call (661) 799-2702.

Westside Community Forum
Residents of Stevenson Ranch, West Ridge, Southern Oaks and Sunset Point are invited to the Community Forum on Thursday, May 29, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. at the Stevenson Ranch Elementary School MPR. During this event park programs and building improvements are going to be discussed. For more information call Doug Newell at (661) 222-9536.

Wine Classic
The 20th annual Wine Classic will be held on May 31. The event is taking place in the Main Gallery at California Institute of the Arts from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. and will feature a wide variety of vintage and current wines for tasting and purchase, as well as gourmet cuisine from some of the Santa Clarita Valley's finest restaurants and caterers. Discounts will be given to those who purchase tickets early. $65 each/$120 a pair through March 28, $70 each/$130 a pair from March 29 to March 30, $80 each/$150 a pair at the door. Tickets may be purchased by calling (661) 362-3415 or (661) 362-5604. Visit www.scvwineclassic.org.

Norman Krieger
As part of Congregation Beth Shalom's Distinguished Performance series, acclaimed pianist Norman Krieger will perform in an exclusive fundraising event at Krieger's private residence in Valencia on Saturday May 31 at 7 p.m. The event will include a reception with the artist from 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. and performance from 9 p.m. - 10 p.m. All guests will receive an autographed copy of Kringer's new CD, "Brahms Piano Concerto Number One." Tickets are $120, which includes the private reception with wine and hors d'ourvres, Krieger's private recital and an autographed copy of his latest CD. For information call Mary at (661) 254-2411.

Love in the Air
The Santa Clarita Creative guild will host the benefit "Love is in the Air," an all-afternoon art and music event featuring 25 outstanding artists and musicians of the Santa Clarita Valley, at the Hyatt Valencia on Saturday, May 31, from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Live music will be provided by various local musicians. The event benefits the SCV Senior Center. There will also be a Silent auction and Kids Art Children's Exhibit. Refreshments and door prizes await. Tickets are available at $20 (prepaid until May 20) and $30 at the door. For registration and more information call Joe at (661) 312-3422 or Zony at (661) 312-6774.

'Fasten Your Seatbelts'
The 50-voice Santa Clarita Master Chorale will perform "Fasten your Seatbelts" on Sunday, June 1, at 7 p.m. at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd., Santa Clarita. The program features choral blockbusters both classical and popular including "O Fortuna" from "Carmina Burana," a medley from "Sweeney Todd," "Over the Rainbow" and much more. Tickets are from $14 to $26 and are available online and by telephone and mail order. Order forms are available on the Chorale's Web site, www.scmasterchorale.org. For more information call (661) 254-8886, or e-mail info@scmasterchorale.org, or write to Santa Clarita Master Chorale, P.O. Box 800459, Santa Clarita, CA 91380-0459.

Friday Night Flickers
The Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society is proud to present a series of short silent comedies featuring Buster Keaton, Fatty Arbuckle and the Keystone Cops on Friday, June 6, at 7:30 p.m. The films will be shown in the historic Saugus Train Station in Heritage Junction, Newhall, and will feature live accompaniment by 95-year-old Bob Mitchell, the last of the silent era pianists. There'll be free popcorn. The Saugus Train Station is located at 24107 San Fernando Road, Newhall. Doors are open at 7:00 p.m. and seating is limited. For more information call Pat Saletore at (661) 254-1275 or go on-line at http://www.santaclaritakoiclub.com.

Koi and Water Garden Tour
The fourth annual Santa Clarita Koi and Water Garden Tour will be held on Saturday, June 7, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Twelve private gardens will be open to the public for viewing with the purchase of a tour book. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended. Tour books are available at Green Thumb Nursery, 23734 San Fernando Road, Newhall, May 24-26, 31 and June 1 or at Rooms & Blooms, 24264 Valencia Blvd., Valencia, and Vision Center at 26506 Bouquet Canyon Rd. in Saugus during normal business hours. An $8 requested donation covers entire traveling party. For more information call (661) 259-6437 or go on-line at www.santaclaritakoiclub.com.

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