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2Day in the SCV: Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010

Posted: October 8, 2010 10:23 p.m.
Updated: October 9, 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.

Library book sale
What: The Friends of the Libraries of Santa Clarita Valley hosts a book sale. Funds from the sale will benefit the libraries of Santa Clarita.
When: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Valencia Library, 23743 W. Valencia Blvd., Valencia 91355
Contact: (661) 252-3980

Hart cheer boutique
What: Hart High School cheer team hosts its Fall Bazaar boutique.
When: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Hart High School, 24825 Newhall Ave., Newhall 91321
Contact: (661) 259-7575

College2Career Day
What: Features workshops, hands-on activities and interactive demonstrations by College of the Canyons faculty members about various academic and career technical education (CTE) opportunities, along with representatives from four-year colleges and universities. Free.
When: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: College of the Canyons, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia 91355
Contact: (661) 362-5479

Craft fair
What: Lombardi Ranch hosts a craft fair. Live music by David Reeves Carpenter and Floyd & the Fly Boys.
When: Through Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Where: 29527 Bouquet Canyon Road, Saugus 91350
Contact: (661) 296-8697

Shihando workshop
What: A self-defense and karate workshop. Great for exercise, focus training and fellowship. Suggested donation of $15 includes a T-shirt.
When: Today and Nov. 13 at 9-10:15 a.m. for ages 6-12; 10:30-11:45 a.m. for 13-adult.
Where: Grace Baptist Church, E-modular, 22833 Copper Hill Drive, Saugus 91350
Contact: Brian at (661) 296-8737 or

Free flu shots
What: Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital hosts a free flu shot clinic for adults age 50 years or older and adults in a high-risk category.
When: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Santa Clarita Sports Complex, 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway, Valencia 91355
Contact: (661) 253-8060

SCV Community Expo
What: The Santa Clarita’s largest business mixer and networking event, featuring more than 100 local business exhibitors.
When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Santa Clarita Sports Complex, 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway, Valencia 91355
Contact: (661) 702-6977 or

Children’s Safety Fair
What: The city of Santa Clarita hosts the fifth annual Children’s Safety Fair. Learn about healthcare, fire safety, bullying and education.
When: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Community Center, 22421 Market St., Newhall 91321
Contact: Susie Cordova at (661) 286-4006 ext. 5061

B.A.B.E. meeting
What: The Betty Ferguson Foundation’s Books And Better Education (B.A.B.E.) hosts a small-group meeting designed to stimulate thought and  share ideas. Check website for current book list.
When: 10:30 a.m. to noon
Where: Barnes & Noble, 23630 Valencia Blvd., Valencia 91355
Contact: or call (661) 702-8712

Job & Career Fair

What: College of the Canyons presents its Fall 2010 job fair. Dress for success and bring plenty of resumes.
When: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Santa Clarita Activities Center, 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita 91354
Contact: COC Career Services at (661) 362-3286

Circle of Hope theatrical tea
What: Local nonprofit group Circle of Hope hosts its seventh annual Theatrical Afternoon Tea fundraiser. Purchase tickets online for $50. Proceeds benefit uninsured or underinsured breast cancer patients.
When: Today and Sunday, noon to 3 p.m.
Contact: (661) 254-5218 or visit

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: Every Saturday from 9:15-11:30 p.m.
Where: Inca Bistro, 22896 Copper Hill Drive, Saugus 91350
Contact: (661) 618-0115

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

Fright Fest
What: This year’s Fright Fest features a new maze, scare zone, Rock ‘n’ Roll show and more. Kids can enjoy the Trick or Treat Trail, Kid Scaryoke and Looney Tunes Harvest Festival.
When: Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 31
Where: Six Flags Magic Mountain, 16101 Magic Mountain Pkwy., Valencia 91355
Contact: (661) 255-4111 or

2Day's Birthdays

Actor Fyvush Finkel is 88. Former Sen. Trent Lott (R-Miss.) is 69. Rhythm-and-blues singer Nona Hendryx is 66. Singer Jackson Browne is 62. Actor Gary Frank is 60. Actor Richard Chaves is 59. Actor Robert Wuhl is 59. Actress-TV personality Sharon Osbourne is 58. Actor Tony Shalhoub is 57. Actor Scott Bakula is 56. Musician James Fearnley (The Pogues) is 56. Actor John O’Hurley is 56. Writer-producer-director-actor Linwood Boomer is 55.

2Day in History

Today is Saturday, Oct. 9, the 282nd day of 2010. There are 83 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 9, 1910, a coal dust explosion at the Starkville Mine in Colorado left 56 miners dead.

Seventy years ago: Future rock legend John Winston Lennon was born in Liverpool, England, to Freddie and Julia Lennon.

Thirty-five years ago: Sean Taro Ono Lennon was born in New York, N.Y. to John Lennon and Yoko Ono Lennon.

Ten years ago:
Arvid Carlsson of Sweden, and Americans Paul Greengard and Eric Kandel won the Nobel Prize in medicine.

Five years ago: Dozens of foreign tourists fled devastated lakeside Mayan towns as Guatemalan officials said they would abandon communities buried by landslides and declare them mass graveyards.

One year ago: President Barack Obama won the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize for what the Norwegian Nobel Committee called “his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples.”

California Lottery
Mega Millions
24-29-37-48-50 Mega: 19
Draw date: Friday, Oct. 8
Jackpot: $51 million 

3-4-7-29-39 Mega: 21
Draw date: Wednesday, Oct. 6
Jackpot: $30 million

Fantasy 5
Draw date: Friday, Oct. 8

Daily 4

Draw date: Friday, Oct. 8

Daily 3
Midday: 5-9-4
Evening: 5-1-5
Draw date: Friday, Oct. 8

Daily Derby
1st: 03 Hot Shot
2nd: 01 Gold Rush
3rd: 11 Money Bags
Race time: 1:42.86
Draw date: Friday, Oct. 8


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