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2Day in the SCV: Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010

Posted: October 9, 2010 9:30 p.m.
Updated: October 10, 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.

Help The Children benefit
What:
The Sport Chalet Magic Mountain Man Triathlon, which runs through the Santa Clarita Valley, will raise money for Help the Children Foundation. Cost ranges from $35 to $250. Finishers will get a finishers medal, event technical T-shirt and more.
When:
7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where:
Castaic Lake, 32132 Castaic Lake Drive, Castaic 91384

Craft fair
What:
Lombardi Ranch hosts a craft fair. Live music and entertainment by The Pink Cadillacs, California Flyers and Theresa James & The Rhythm Tramps.
When:
9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Where:
29527 Bouquet Canyon Road, Saugus 91350
Contact:
(661) 296-8697

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 3 p.m.
Where:
Santa Clarita Sports Complex, 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway, Valencia 91355
Contact:
(661) 702-6977 or www.scvchamber.com

The Lost Patrol
support group
What:
Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 355, hosts its chapter meeting/brunch.
When:
Third Sunday of each month at 10 a.m.
Where:
Marie Callenders, 27630 N. The Old Road, Valencia 91355
Contact:
(818) 508-9626

Bow-Wows & Meows
What:
The tenth annual Bow-Wows & Meows Pet Fair includes entertainment from Extreme Canine Stunt Show and the Fun Dog Show with celebrity judges, plus pet-related vendors, people food, Kids Zone rides, adoptable animals from Los Angeles County shelters and more. Leashed pets welcome, free entrance.
When: 1
1 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where:
24151 Newhall Ave., Newhall 91321
Contact:
www.bowwowsandmeows.org

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 under-insured breast cancer patients.
When:
Noon to 3 p.m.
Where:
Private home near Peachland Estates
Contact:
(661) 254-5218 or visit www.CircleOfHopeInc.org

Live music
What:
Route 66 Classic Grill hosts live bands year-round on the patio.
When:
Every Sunday from noon to 5 p.m.
Where:
18730 Soledad Canyon Road, Canyon Country 91351
Contact:
(661) 298-1494

Music at Mabel’s Roadhouse
What:
Mabel’s Roadhouse hosts live entertainment.
When:
9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Live DJs on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday and every second Friday; karaoke on Thursday; live rock bands on the first, third and fourth Fridays and every Saturday night.
Where:
26328 Bouquet Canyon Road, Saugus 91350
Contact: (
661) 259-8822

LARC Ranch
Western Roundup
What:
LARC Foundation hosts its annual fundraiser featuring great food and entertainment. Costs $125 for adults, $50 for children.
When:
1 p.m.
Where:
LARC Ranch, 29890 Bouquet Canyon Road, Santa Clarita 91390
Contact:
(661) 296-8638, ext. 219, or www.larcfoundation.org

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:
1:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Where:
Westfield Valencia Town Center, 24201 Valencia Blvd., Valencia 91355
Contact:
(877) 468-3861 or www.circusvargas.org

Rose Society meeting
What:
The Santa Clarita Rose Society hosts a meeting featuring Phil Rogers who will talk about high-quality tools for the garden, how to use them and how to care for them.
When:
2:30-4:30 p.m.
Where:
Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center, 22900 Market St., Newhall 91321
Contact:
Kitty Belendez at rosextckb@aol.com or www.scvrs.homestead.com

Mini Triathlon registration
What:
Fitness Expo and Mini Triathlon registration is due today. Entry fee for triathlon is $45, beginner’s event is $25.
When:
Oct. 16 at 7 a.m.-noon
Where:
The Paseo Club, 27650 Dickason Drive, Valencia 91355
Contact:
www.thepaseoclub.com or cindy@thepaseoclub.com

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 www.sixflags.com

2Day's Birthdays

Former Illinois Sen. Adlai Stevenson III is 80. Actor Peter Coyote is 69. Entertainer Ben Vereen is 64. Singer John Prine is 64. Actor Charles Dance is 64. Rock singer-musician Cyril Neville (The Neville Brothers) is 62. Actress Jessica Harper is 61. Author Nora Roberts (aka “J.D. Robb”) is 60. Singer-musician Midge Ure is 57. Rock singer David Lee Roth is 56. Country singer Tanya Tucker is 52. Actress Julia Sweeney is 51. Actor Bradley Whitford is 51.

2Day in History

Today is Sunday, Oct. 10, the 283rd day of 2010. There are 82 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 10, 1935, the George Gershwin opera “Porgy and Bess,” featuring an all-black cast, opened on Broadway; it ran for 124 performances. (The libretto was by DuBose Heyward, who co-wrote the lyrics with Ira Gershwin.)

Ten years ago: Americans Alan J. Heeger, Alan G. MacDiarmid and Japan’s Hideki Shirakawa won the Nobel Prize in chemistry

Five years ago: Angela Merkel struck a power-sharing deal that made her the first woman and politician from the ex-communist east to serve as Germany’s chancellor.

One year ago: Turkey and Armenia signed a landmark agreement to establish diplomatic relations and open their sealed border after a century of enmity.

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

SuperLotto
8-11-17-31-35 Mega: 7
Draw date: Saturday, Oct. 9
Jackpot: $30 million

Fantasy 5
2-16-19-27-28
Draw date: Saturday, Oct. 9

Daily 4
3-4-4-9
Draw date: Saturday, Oct. 9

Daily 3
Midday: 2-1-5
Evening: 4-7-9
Draw date: Saturday, Oct. 9

Daily Derby
1st: 06 Whirl Win
2nd: 04 Big Ben
3rd: 02 Lucky Star
Race time: 1:45.29
Draw date: Saturday, Oct. 9

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