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2Day in the SCV: Sunday, Aug. 1, 2010

Posted: July 31, 2010 8:17 p.m.
Updated: August 1, 2010 4:55 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.

Grandmother’s Tea Party
Grandmother’s Tea Party celebrates generations of women with a tea party and fashion show. A portion of proceeds benefit the Miss SCV Scholarship Program. Costs $38 for adults, $28 for children ages 4-11.
1 p.m.
Plaza Banquet Hall, Lyons Ave., Newhall 91321
Contact: or (661) 252-3232, ext. 2

Wine-tasting fundraiser
Santa Clarita Valley Education Foundation hosts a wine tasting fundraiser benefiting local public schools. $35 per person.
3-6 p.m.
26340 Diamond Place, Santa Clarita 91350
(661) 414-4465

Teen song-writing workshop
Teens will re-write lyrics to popular songs in this workshop with Kelly Corsino. Song structure and music theory are just some of the topics covered.
4-5 p.m.
Valencia Library, 23743 W. Valencia Blvd., Valencia 91355
Matt Gill at (661) 259-8942

‘The Odd Couple’
Canyon Theatre Guild hosts its production of “The Odd Couple,” a comedy by Neil Simon. Tickets cost $10-12.
Through Aug. 28, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m.
24266 Main St., Newhall 91321
(661) 799-2702

Shakespeare in the Park
Shakespeare in the Park opens “The Tempest.” Free to attend with food, refreshments and preshow activities available at 6:30 p.m.
8-10 p.m.
Towsley Canyon Park, 24507 The Old Road, Santa Clarita 91390

2day in history
Today is Sunday, Aug. 1, the 213th day of 2010. There are 152 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History:
On Aug. 1, 1944, an uprising broke out in Warsaw, Poland, against Nazi occupation; the revolt lasted two months before collapsing.

Ten years ago: A U.S. military court in Germany sentenced Army Staff Sgt. Frank Ronghi to life in prison without parole for sexually assaulting and killing Merita Shabiu, an 11-year-old ethnic Albanian girl, while on peacekeeping duty in Kosovo.

Five years ago:
Saudi Arabia’s ruler, King Fahd, died; Crown Prince Abdullah, the king’s half-brother, became the country’s new monarch.

One year ago:
A fierce storm caused an outdoor stage at the Big Valley Jamboree in Camrose, Alberta, Canada, to collapse, killing one person and injuring dozens of others.

2day's birthdays
Actor-director Geoffrey Holder is 80. Actor Giancarlo Giannini is 68. Blues singer-musician Robert Cray is 57. Singer Michael Penn is 52. Rock singer Joe Elliott is 51. Actor Jesse Borrego is 48. Rapper Coolio is 47. Movie director Sam Mendes is 45. Country singer George Ducas is 44. Actress Tempestt Bledsoe is 37. Actor Jason Momoa is 31. Singer Ashley Parker Angel is 29. Actress Taylor Fry is 29. Actor James Francis Kelly is 21.

California Lottery
Mega Millions
11-30-40-48-52 Mega: 42
Draw date: Friday, July 30
Jackpot: $33 million
6-13-37-43-47 Mega: 15
Draw date: Saturday, July 31
Jackpot: $14 million

Fantasy 5
Draw date: Saturday, July 31

Daily 4
Draw date: Saturday, July 31

Daily 3
Midday: 2-0-1
Evening: 3-3-3
Draw date: Saturday, July 31

Daily Derby
1st: 12 Lucky Charms
2nd: 05 California Classic
3rd: 07 Eureka
Race time: 1:40.10
Draw date: Saturday, July 31


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