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2Day in the SCV: Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010

Posted: October 5, 2010 4:03 p.m.
Updated: October 6, 2010 4:30 a.m.

Joy Bible study
Who: Grace Baptist Church
What: Joy of Living Bible Study for women; an interdenominational, in-depth study of God’s word in an informal, small group setting. A 12-week study of the Book of Job. Child care available for children through age 5.
When: Every Wednesday through Dec. 8 at 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Where: 22833 Copper Hill Drive, Saugus 91350
Contact: Fran Padgett at (661) 254-1039 or e-mail

Caring for Your Heart talk
What: Speaker and cardiologist Dr. Sam Kojoglanian will speak on the cause and effects of your diet, lifestyle, stressors, aging and how it all affects your heart’s health. Free. RSVP requested.
When: 11 a.m.
Where: Pacific Senior Living, 24305 Lyons Ave., Newhall
Contact: (661) 255-3100

Adult Children of Alcoholics
What: ACOA hosts its weekly meeting at the Santa Clarita Department of Mental Health.
When: Every Tuesday at noon to 1:30 p.m.
Where: 23501 Cinema Drive, Suite 200, Valencia 91355
Contact: (661) 288-4800

Senior Center presentation
What: The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center hosts free lectures and blood pressure checks. Miguel Palmer presents Social Security and the Medicare Extra Help Subsidy Program.
When: Noon to 2 p.m.
Where: Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center Room A6, 22900 Market St., Newhall 91321
Contact: (818) 508-9626

‘Project Return’
What: Project Return, a peer support self-help group, hosts a meeting.
When: 12:30-2:30 p.m.
Where: Santa Clarita Department of Mental Health, 23501 Cinema Drive, Suite 200, Valencia
Contact: (661) 288-4800

Job Hunters’ Club

What: The Santa Clarita WorkSource Center hosts a workshop for people to learn about job networking and job search tools.
When: 2 p.m.
Where: Santa Clarita WorkSource Center, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Suite 250, Valencia 91355
Contact: (661) 799-9675

Sulphur Springs meeting

What: The Sulphur Springs School District hosts its regular governing board meeting.
When: 6:30 p.m.
Where: District office, 27000 Weyerhaeuser Way, Canyon Country 91351
Contact: (661) 252-5131

Hart district meeting
What: The William S. Hart Union High School District hosts its regular governing board meeting.
When: 6:30 p.m.
Where: District office, 21515 Centre Pointe Parkway

Women’s entrepreneur

What: The SCV Women’s Entrepreneur workshop will feature speakers addressing how companies are working through the economic recession. RSVP requested.
When: 7-8 p.m.
Where: Courtyard by Marriott, 28523 Westinghouse Place, Valencia 91355
Contact: Maureen Spathopoulos at (661) 433-5700

Beginners’ salsa dance
What: Cuban-style salsa lessons, no partner required. Costs $5,
When: Every Wednesday. Beginners 7-8:15 p.m., intermediate 8:15-9:15 p.m.
Where: Courtyard by Marriott, 28523 Westinghouse Place, Valencia 91355
Info: (661) 618-1105

Western music jam
What: Enjoy an evening of Western music featuring John Bergstrom, Jason “Bucks” Corbett, Red River West and others. Bring your own instrument and join in.
When: 7-9 p.m.
Where: El Trocadero Steakhouse, 24274 Main St., Newhall 91321
Contact: John Bergstrom at

Circus Vargas
What: Circus Vargas returns to Westfield Valencia Town Center. Tickets cost $20-55 for adults, $15-50 for children ages 2-10.
When: Through Sunday at 7:30 p.m. Additional shows on Saturdays and Sundays at 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Where: Westfield Valencia Town Center, 24201 Valencia Blvd., Valencia 91355
Contact: (877) 468-3861 or

Game of the day
Who: The Master’s College vs. Hope International
What: Women’s Soccer
When: 4 p.m.
Where: Reese Field at The Master’s College, 21726 Placerita Canyon Road,  Santa Clarita, 91321

2day in history
Today is Wednesday, Oct. 6, the 279th day of 2010. There are 86 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 6, 1927, the era of talking pictures arrived with the opening of “The Jazz Singer,” starring Al Jolson.

Ten years ago: Stuntman-turned-actor Richard Farnsworth died at his New Mexico ranch at age 80. “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” premiered on CBS.

Five years ago: President George W. Bush sought to rally flagging public support for the war in Iraq, accusing militants of seeking to establish a “radical Islamic empire” with Iraq as the base.
One year ago: President Barack Obama said al-Qaida had “lost operational capacity” in Afghanistan after a series of military setbacks and vowed to continue the battle to cripple the terror organization.

2day’s Birthdays
Broadcaster and writer Melvyn Bragg is 71. Actress Britt Ekland is 68. Singer Millie Small is 64. The president of Sinn Fein (shin fayn), Gerry Adams, is 62. Singer-musician Thomas McClary is 61. CBS chief executive officer Les Moonves is 61. Rock singer Kevin Cronin (REO Speedwagon) is 59. Rock singer-musician David Hidalgo (Los Lobos) is 56. Former NFL player and coach Tony Dungy is 55. Actress Elisabeth Shue is 47.


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