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2Day in the SCV: Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010

Posted: October 6, 2010 7:46 p.m.
Updated: October 7, 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.

Betty Ferguson Lunch & Learn
The Betty Ferguson Foundation welcomes Phillis Stacy-Brooks, founder of Main Street Graphics, as guest speaker for its monthly Lunch & Learn program. Costs $10. RSVP required.
When: Noon
Where: Valencia Industrial Center, 25510 W. Ave. Stanford, Suite 104, Valencia 91355
Contact: (661) 702-8712 or

Farmer’s Market
Purchase locally grown produce and baked goods from professional grocers.
When: Every Thursday at 3-7 p.m.
Where: Old Town Newhall, Newhall 91321

Art reception
: Janine Cooper Ayres presents “Unique, Strange & Otherworldly Portraits,” a whimsical art exhibit featuring her oil and acrylic paintings. Refreshments served.
When: 4-7 p.m.
Where: Canyon Theatre Guild, 24242 Main St., Newhall 91321

Bryan Chan’s musical showcase
Live acoustic music from local artists including Chan, Barry Cullison, Jeannie Willis, Kim Acurna, and Andy Rigod. Fun for the whole family.
When: 4-9 p.m.
Where: El Trocadero Steakhouse, 24274 Main St., Newhall 91321

Art Walk
Art Walk in downtown Newhall. Enjoy live music, light refreshments and exhibits featuring art and photography from local artists. ARTree Community Arts Center hosts “The Big Draw.”
Where: Old Town Newhall, Newhall 91321

Free Stellar Kart concert
Award-winning pop-rock band Stellar Kart will perform at South Valley Church.
When: 7 p.m.
Where: 24551 Valley St., Newhall 91321
Contact: (661) 259-1515

Choral concert
Hart High School hosts its fall choral concert. Tickets cost $10 for adults, $8 for students and seniors.
When: October 7-8 at 7 p.m.
Where: Hart Auditorium, 24825 N. Newhall Ave., Newhall 91321
Contact: Gail Hart at

Circus Vargas
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
Valencia at Saugus
What: Girls Volleyball
When: 5:15 p.m.
Where: Saugus High School, 21900 West Centurion Way, Saugus 91350

2Day's Birthdays

Retired South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu is 79. Comedian Joy Behar is 68. Former National Security Council aide Oliver North is 67. Singer John Mellencamp is 59. Actress Christopher Norris is 57. Cellist Yo-Yo Ma is 55. Actor Dylan Baker is 52. Recording executive and TV personality Simon Cowell is 51. Rhythm-and-blues singer Toni Braxton is 43. Rock singer-musician Thom Yorke is 42. Singer Taylor Hicks is 34.

2Day in History

Today is Thursday, Oct. 7, the 280th day of 2010. There are 85 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 7, 1910, a major wildfire devastated the northern Minnesota towns of Spooner and Baudette, charring at least 300,000 acres. Some 40 people are believed to have died.

Ten years ago: Vojislav Kostunica took the oath of office as Yugoslavia’s first popularly elected president, closing the turbulent era of Slobodan Milosevic.

Five years ago: The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the International Atomic Energy Agency and its chief, Mohamed ElBaradei.

One year ago: A top Italian court overturned a law granting Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi immunity from prosecution, allowing trials for corruption and tax fraud to resume.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness and Domestic Violence Awareness month

Forty percent of all the years of life saved by mammography are for women in their 40s.

California Lottery
Mega Millions
10-19-24-37-44 Mega: 27
Draw date: Tuesday, Oct. 5
Jackpot: $51 million

3-4-7-29-39 Mega: 21
Draw date: Wednesday, Oct. 6
Jackpot: $28 million

Fantasy 5
Draw date: Wednesday, Oct. 6

Daily 4
Draw date: Wednesday, Oct. 6

Daily 3

Midday: 1-3-7
Evening: 7-7-6
Draw date: Wednesday, Oct. 6

Daily Derby
1st: 03 Hot Shot
2nd: 11 Money Bags
3rd: 09 Winning Spirit
Race time: 1:43.15
Draw date: Wednesday, Oct. 6


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