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2Day in the SCV: Saturday, Sept. 18

Posted: September 17, 2010 10:06 p.m.
Updated: September 18, 2010 4:55 a.m.
 

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

E-waste event
What:
Recycle your old electronics for free, including computers, cell phones, televisions, toner cartridges, printers and portable electronics. Benefits Hart High School band.
When:
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where:
24825 Newhall Ave., Newhall 91321

Free health assessment
What:
Dr. Roger De Sesa, a certified chiropractic wellness practitioner, will perform free health assessments one day only. Learn your body mass index or BMI, hip to waist ratio, saliva pH and blood pressure. Appointment required.
When:
9 a.m. to noon
Where:
27674 Newhall Ranch Road, Suite 65, Valencia 91355
Contact:
(661) 294-0429

Landscape education class
What:
Castaic Lake Water Agency hosts a class on ways to improve water use efficiency.
When:
9 a.m. to noon
Where:
27234 Bouquet Canyon Road, Valencia 91355
Contact:
(661) 297-1600

‘Day of Dance’ clinic
What:
Hart High School’s dance team hosts its annual “Day of Dance” clinic, open to K-12 students. Registration is $30 and includes a T-shirt, lunch, dance instruction and lots of fun and games.
When:
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where:
Hart High School, 24825 N. Newhall Ave., Newhall 91321

Reptile Festival
What:
The Placerita Canyon Natural Area hosts the “Reptile Festival,” where local residents can learn more about reptiles, like rattlesnakes.
When:
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where:
Nature Center, 19152 Placerita Canyon Road, Newhall 91321
Contact:
www.placerita.org

Jamboree fundraiser
What:
Join the Canyon Country Mustangs 4-H club for the second annual Keeping the Country In the Canyon Jamboree fundraiser. Includes craft fair, horse rides and more. Free.
When:
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where:
Oak Creek Corral, 27345 Sand Canyon Road, Canyon Country 91351
Contact:
Tracy at (661) 607-5971 after 2 p.m. or e-mail bowerslewis@sbcglobal.net

Morning storytime
What:
Barnes & Noble Bookstore hosts morning storytime for toddlers.
When:
Mondays and Saturdays at 10 a.m.
Where:
23630 Valencia Blvd., Valencia
Contact:
(661) 254-6604

Theatre auditions
What:
College of the Canyons’ theater department hosts auditions for the roles of Willy and Linda Loman in its spring 2011 production of “Death of a Salesman.”
When:
Noon to 3 p.m.
Where:
College of the Canyons Pico Canyon Hall, Room 101, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia 91355
Contact:
Paul Wickline at paul.wickline@canyons.edu

‘Battle of the Blues Bands’
What:
The Santa Clarita Valley Blues Society chooses one band and one solo/duo artist to compete at the 2011 International Blues Challenge.
When:
3 p.m. to midnight
Where:
Sagebrush Cantina, 23527 Calabasas Road, Calabasas
Contact:
www.scvblues.org

Benefit concert
What:
ZOE Children’s Homes hosts free benefit concert to help raise awareness toward human trafficking and provide orphan care. Includes silent auction.
When:
5-9 p.m.
Where:
Real Life Church, 23841 Newhall Ranch Road, Valencia 91355
Contact:
RSVP at youcanevent.com

Our Lady of Perpetual Help ‘Route 66’ barbecue
What:
Our Lady of Perpetual Help will host its 66th annual barbecue with a great variety of food and desserts including rib, Italian sausage, tacos, hamburgers and hot dogs. Events include raffles, rides for the kids, face painting, games, car show, live entertainment and more with the theme “Route 66: Coming Home to OLPH.” Free and open to the public.
When:
Today from 3-10 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Where:
23233 Lyons Ave., Newhall 91321
Contact:
(661) 373-3734

Boy Scouts recognition dinner
What:
Santa Clarita Boy Scouts of America’s Leaders of Character Recognition Dinner. Costs $150 per person, $1,500 for a table. The event will honor Congressman Howard P. “Buck” and his wife, Patricia McKeon, along with and Greg and Chell Amsler.
When:
6 p.m.
Where:
Odyssey Restaurant, 15600 Odyssey Drive, Granada Hills
Contact:
Jeff Prata at (661) 212-1095

Rock Candy grand opening
What:
Grand opening event for Rock Candy Music and More, a new record store in Saugus. Featuring local bands Fentruck and The McGrath Project.
When:
6:30-9:30 p.m.
Where:
28124 Bouquet Canyon Road, Saugus 91350
Contact:
(661) 263-9800

Relay for Life meeting
What:
This retreat focuses on setting goals and strengthening the planning team for Relay for Life. Open to past, present and future committee members. RSVP requested.
When:
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Where:
Grace Baptist Church, Building D, Room 120, 22833 Copper Hill Drive, Saugus 91350
Contact:
info@SCVRelay.org

‘Casino Night’ fundraiser
What:
Casino Night fundraiser for the National HART Foundation. Ticket price includes food and drinks, live music, auction and valet parking.
When:
6:30-11 p.m.
Where:
Bridgeport Community Club House, 27002 Edgewater Lane, Valencia 91355
Contact:
National HART Foundation at (661) 295-4664, or e-mail Hope@nationalhart.org

Chakeezy performance
What:
“American Idol” finalist Chakeezy will perform at Rocket Fizz Soda Pop Shop. Free.
When:
Sept. 18 at 7 p.m.
Where:
24300 Town Center Drive, suite 103, Valencia 91355. Free.
Contact:
(661) 753-9985

Submission grappling duel
What:
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station hosts a grappling duel event, featuring the LASD Grizzlies. Admission is $20, ringside seats are $30. Proceeds benefit families of fallen officers and the development of a memorial.
When:
7-10 p.m.
Where:
Castaic Sports Complex, 31230 Castaic Road, Castaic 91385
Contact:
ithfights.com

Big band music
What:
Inferno performs big band music at Hilton Garden Inn. Dancing encouraged.
When:
Every Saturday at 7-10 p.m.
Where: 2
7710 The Old Road, Valencia 91355
Contact:
(661) 254-8800

More live music
What:
Salt Creek Grille hosts live music.
When:
Every Friday and Saturday at 9 p.m. to midnight
Where:
24415 Town Center Dr., Suite 115, Valencia 91355
Contact:
(661) 222-9999 or visit www.saltcreekgrille.com

L.A.-style salsa dancing
What:
Beginner class at 9:15 p.m., open dancing 10:15-11:30 p.m. $10 cover includes one drink, no cover with dinner.
When:
Tonight and Sept. 25 at 9:15-11:30 p.m.
Where:
Inca Bistro, 22896 Copper Hill Drive, Saugus 91350
Contact:
(661) 618-0115

Live Latin music
What:
Latin music and dancing with no cover charge, featuring two-time Grammy winner Ino Alvarez.
When:
Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights
Where:
Mojito Caribbean Cuisine, 26876 The Old Road, Valencia 91381
Contact:
(661) 254-2018 or www.mojitocuisine.com

 

2day in history
Today is Saturday, Sept. 18, the 261st day of 2010. There are 104 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History:
On Sept. 18, 1810, Chile made its initial declaration of independence from Spain with the forming of a national junta.

Ten years ago:
The first working day of a transit strike that had begun over the weekend forced nearly half a million Southern California commuters to scrounge for rides or get behind the wheel themselves.

Five years ago:
Tropical Storm Rita formed southeast of the Florida Keys.

One year ago:
Tens of thousands of protesters rallied in defiance of Iran’s Islamic leadership, clashing with police and confronting state-run anti-Israel rallies. Writer-editor Irving Kristol, known as the godfather of neoconservatism, died at 89. 

 

2day’s Birthdays
Singer Jimmie Rodgers is 77. Actor Robert Blake is 77. Sen. Robert Bennett (R-Utah) is 77. Actor Fred Willard is 71. Singer Frankie Avalon is 70. Rock musician Kerry Livgren is 61. Actress Anna Deavere Smith is 60. Basketball coach Rick Pitino is 58. College Football Hall of Famer and retired NFL player Billy Sims is 55. Movie director Mark Romanek is 51. Baseball Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg is 51. Actor James Gandolfini is 49. Alt-country-rock musician Mark Olson is 49.

California Lottery
Mega Millions
3-4-14-18-27 Mega: 13
Draw date: Friday, Sept. 17
Jackpot: $54 million

SuperLotto
4-6-22-26-43 Mega: 14
Draw date: Wenesday, Sept. 15
Jackpot: $18 million

Fantasy 5
4-13-25-31-32
Draw date: Friday, Sept. 17

Daily 4
3-8-6-0
Draw date: Friday, Sept. 17

Daily 3
Midday: 4-0-6
Evening: 6-2-6
Draw date: Friday, Sept. 17

Daily Derby
1st: 01 Gold Rush
2nd: 10 Solid Gold
3rd: 12 Lucky Charms
Race time: 1:42.70
Draw date: Friday, Sept. 17

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