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2Day in the SCV: Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Posted: May 18, 2010 3:20 p.m.
Updated: May 19, 2010 4:30 a.m.

Welcome to's "2day in the SCV," a compendium of today's events and a quick journey through the past, present and future.

Fifteenth annual Student Art Exhibition
The College of the Canyons Art Gallery hosts the 15th annual Student Art Exhibition, featuring an estimated 75 pieces of art created by COC students.
When: Through Saturday, gallery is open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia

Free hearing checks
: SCV Senior Center holds free hearing checks provided by Audiology Services of Newhall’s Randall Bartlett.
When: 11 a.m. to noon
Where: Activity Room 3 of SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market St., Newhall
Contact: Diana Sevanian at (661) 255-1588, ext. 138.

‘Homeopathy’ presentation
What: SCV Senior Center hosts “Homeopathy: Health and wellness for the body, mind and soul” presentation from holistic practitioner Kim Wahl of Valencia Wellness Center.
When: 1-2 p.m.
Where: Room A6 of SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market St., Newhall
Contact: Diana Sevanian at (661) 255-1588, ext. 138.

Love and logic parenting
What: This seven-week series provides simple and practical techniques to help parents with kids of all ages. Caregivers will learn how to raise responsible children, learn how to have more fun in their role as a parent, and how to easily and immediately change their children’s behavior.
When: Today, May 26 and June 2, 1-3 p.m.
Where: College of the Canyons, University Center Room 208, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia
Contact: (661) 250-3708 or visit

Healthy eating talk

What: A free presentation by Lisa Z. about food and how you can make better choices about eating
When: 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Where: Santa Clarita Valley Family YMCA, 26147 McBean Parkway, Valencia

‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’
What: Placerita Junior High School’s drama department presents “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” dinner theater with meal catered by Stonefire Grill. Tickets are $12.
When: 6 p.m.
Where: Placerita Junior High School’s Tanner Hall, 25015 Newhall Ave., Newhall

Bike Night
What: Route 66 Classic Grill holds Bike Night which includes live music, best bike contest, barbecue and drink specials.
When: 6-10 p.m.
Where: Route 66 Classic Grill, 18730 Soledad Canyon Road, Canyon Country
Contact: (661) 298-1494

Foreclosure workshop
What: California Foreclosure Institute presents a free two-hour workshop for investors and Realtors on how to get started finding and buying foreclosure properties.
When: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: Valencia Public Library, 23743 West Valencia Blvd., Valencia
Contact: or (888) 285-0101

Hart district board meeting
What: The William S. Hart Union High School District hosts its regular meeting
When: 7 p.m.
Where: District office, 21515 Centre Pointe Parkway
Contact: (661) 259-0033

Hart spring concert
What: The Hart High School Choral music department presents its spring concert (Tickets $6 student/senior, $8 adults, $10 premium).
When: today through Friday, 7 p.m.
Where: Hart High School auditorium, 24825 Newhall Ave., Newhall

Canyon Country Advisory meeting
What: The Canyon Country Advisory Committee holds their regular meeting.
When: 7-9 p.m.
Where: George A. Caravalho Activity Center Banquet Room, 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway
Contact: (661) 713-9344

Don’t go there
What: The California Department of Transportation closes Highway 14 and Interstate 5 lanes, ramps and connectors as part of a $161-million improvement project to construct carpool lanes and a direct carpool lane connector at the I-5 and Highway 14 interchange.
When: Through Friday 
Where: (Highway 14) southbound Highway 14 connector to northbound Interstate 5: 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; (Interstate 5) One lane of the northbound Interstate 5 connector to northbound Interstate 5: 5 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Northbound truck route collector road: 11 p.m. to 5 a.m.; Southbound Balboa Boulevard off-ramp: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; up to two lanes of the southbound truck route collector road: 11 p.m. to 5 a.m.; one lane of the southbound truck route collector road: 11 p.m. to 5 a.m.

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Today is Wednesday, May 19, the 139th day of 2010. There are 226 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History
: On May 19, 1935, British Army officer T.E. Lawrence, also known as “Lawrence of Arabia,” died in Dorset, England six days after being injured in a motorcycle crash.

Ten years ago: China and the European Union reached a market-opening trade deal, clearing Beijing’s largest remaining hurdle to joining the World Trade Organization. Masked gunmen launched a coup in Fiji that toppled Prime Minister Mahendra Chaudhry, the country’s first ethnic Indian premier.

One year ago: President Barack Obama asked consumers to back his plan for higher efficiency standards for cars and trucks, saying drivers would make up the higher cost of cleaner vehicles at the gas pump.

PBS newscaster Jim Lehrer is 76. TV personality David Hartman is 75. Actor James Fox is 71. Actress Nancy Kwan is 71. Author-director Nora Ephron is 69. Actor Peter Mayhew is 66. Rock singer-composer Pete Townshend (The Who) is 65. Actor Steven Ford is 54. Rock musician Iain Harvie (Del Amitri) is 48. Actor Jason Gray-Stanford is 40. Christian rock musician Tim McTague is 27. Actor Eric Lloyd is 24.

Mega Millions
11-13-19-37-40 Mega: 26
Draw date: Tuesday, May 18
Jackpot: $42 million

3-9-12-13-38 Mega: 26
Draw date: Saturday, May 15
Jackpot: $14 million

Fantasy 5
Draw date: Tuesday, May 18

Daily 4
Draw date: Tuesday, May 18

Daily 3
Midday: 6-6-8
Evening: 8-7-4
Draw date: Tuesday, May 18

Daily Derby
1st: 03 Hot Shot
2nd: 05 California Classic
3rd: 11 Money Bags
Race time: 1:42.84
Draw date: Tuesday, May 18


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