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2Day in the SCV: Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010

Posted: October 27, 2010 9:35 p.m.
Updated: October 28, 2010 4:55 a.m.
 

Daybreak Toastmasters
What:
The Toastmakers regular meeting, where members learn by speaking to groups and working with others in a supportive environment.
When:
7-8 a.m.
Where:
City Hall Council Chambers, 23920 Valencia Blvd., Valencia 91355
Contact:
Jenny Nemitz, (661) 703-5226 or e-mail jennyanemitz@aol.com

Blood drive
What:
Northlake Hills Elementary School hosts its annual blood drive at the Castaic school’s multipurpose room. Sponsored by the school’s Parent-Teacher Association and the American Red Cross.
When:
7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Where:
32545 Ridge Route Road, Castaic 91384
Contact:
(661) 257-4560

Job recruitment
What:
Job recruitment event for new stores opening at Westfield Valencia Town Center’s Shops at the Patios. Be interview-ready, dress to impress and bring several copies of your resume.
When:
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where:
24201 Valencia Blvd., Valencia 91355
Contact:
(661) 799-WORK or www.worksantaclarita.com

Free flu shots
What:
The Santa Clarita Health Center is offering free flu shots for the community.
When:
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where:
18533 Soledad Canyon Road, Canyon Country
Contact:
(661) 673-8800

Valencia Women’s
Connection Lunch
What:
Annual Harvest Fall Luncheon features silent and live auction, and inspirational speaker Kat Dunkle, author and marketing researcher on “Outlook on Finding True Love.” Costs $16.
When:
11 a.m.
Where:
Santa Clarita Activities Center, 20880 Center Pointe Parkway, Saugus 91350
Contact:
(661) 297-5589

Transferrable skills
What:
The Santa Clarita WorkSource Center hosts a workshop on transferable skills.
When:
2-4 p.m.
Where:
Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center Suite 250, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia 91355
Contact:
(661) 799-9675

Farmers market
What:
Purchase locally grown produce and baked goods from professional grocers.
When:
Every Thursday from 3-7 p.m.
Where:
Old Town Newhall

Leona Cox Harvest Fest
What:
Leona Cox Elementary School hosts the Harvest Festival, its biggest fundraiser festival of the year.
When:
5-8 p.m.
Where:
Leona Cox Elementary, 18643 Oakmoor St., Canyon Country 91351
Contact:
(661) 252-2100

Personal safety workshop
What: College of the Canyons hosts a personal safety and self-defense workshop. Free and open to the community.  Wear comfortable work-out clothing and tennis shoes.
When: 6-8:30 p.m.
Where: College of the Canyons WPEK 105, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia 91355
Contact: Tammy Castor, (661) 362-3516 or tammycastor@canyons.

Working with Stones Series
What: Balance Point Spa hosts its Working with Stones series. Learn how to use stones to improve physical, mental and spiritual well-being. Costs $90 for series, $35 per individual class.
When: 7-9 p.m.
Where: 18285 Soledad Canyon Road, Canyon Country 91387
Contact: (661) 252-0650

Hangover Halloween
What: Movie and cigar night at Inca Bistro. Halloween costumes optional, but recommended.
When: 7:30 p.m. to midnight
Where: 22896 Copper Hill Drive, Santa Clarita 91390
Contact: (661) 297-5824

Don’t go there
What:
The California Department of Transportation, Caltrans, closes Highway 14 freeway and Interstate 5 lanes, ramps and connectors as part of a $161-million improvement project to construct carpool lanes and a direct carpool lane connector at the Interstate 5 and Highway 14 freeway interchange.
When: Through Friday
Where/When: (Highway 14) southbound Highway 14 truck route connector to northbound Interstate 5: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.; southbound Highway 14 Newhall Avenue off-ramp: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.; southbound Highway 14 connector to northbound Interstate 5: 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.; southbound Highway 14 connector to southbound Interstate 5: 11 p.m. to 4 a.m. (Interstate 5) northbound truck route collector road: 11 p.m. to 5 a.m.; northbound Interstate 5 Sierra Highway on-ramp: 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; up to four lanes of northbound Interstate 5 from Balboa Boulevard to Highway 14: 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.; northbound Interstate 5 connector to northbound Highway 14: 11:59 p.m. to 5 a.m.; up to two lanes of northbound Interstate 5 from Highway 14 to Weldon Canyon: 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.; southbound Interstate 5 connector to northbound Highway 14: 9 p.m. to 11:59 a.m.; southbound Interstate 5 truck route collector road: 11 p.m. to 4 a.m.; southbound Interstate 5 Balboa Boulevard off-ramp: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. (interstate 210) westbound Interstate 210 connector to northbound Interstate 5: 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Contact: http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist07/travel/projects/

2Day in History
Today is Thursday, Oct. 28, the 301st day of 2010. There are 64 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 28, 1886, the Statue of Liberty, a gift from the people of France, was dedicated in New York Harbor by President Grover Cleveland.

Five years ago: Vice President Dick Cheney’s top adviser, I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby, resigned after he was indicted on charges of obstruction of justice, perjury and making false statements in the CIA leak investigation. (Libby was convicted, but had his 30-month prison sentence commuted by President George W. Bush.)

One year ago: Taliban militants stormed a guest house used by U.N. staff in the heart of the Afghan capital, leaving 11 dead, including five U.N. staff and three attackers.

2Day's Birthdays

Rock singer-musician William Reid (The Jesus & Mary Chain) is 52. Actor Mark Derwin is 50. Actress Daphne Zuniga is 48. Actress Lauren Holly is 47. Actress Jami Gertz is 45. Actor Chris Bauer is 44. Actor-comedian Andy Richter is 44. Actress Julia Roberts is 43. Country singer-musician Caitlin Cary is 42. Actor Jeremy Davies is 41. Singer Ben Harper is 41. Country singer Brad Paisley is 38. Actor Joaquin Phoenix is 36.

Califpornia Lottery
Mega Millions

15-21-30-31-32 Mega: 26
Draw date: Tuesday, Oct. 26
Jackpot: $118 million

SuperLotto
3-8-13-15-36 Mega: 22
Draw date: Wednesday, Oct. 27
Jackpot: $11 million

Fantasy 5
2-3-6-31-32
Draw date: Wednesday, Oct. 27

Daily 4
3-4-1-5
Draw date: Wednesday, Oct. 27

Daily 3
Midday: 9-9-1
Evening: 0-5-8
Draw date: Wednesday, Oct. 27

Daily Derby
1st: 02 Lucky Star
2nd: 12 Lucky Charms
3rd: 04 Big Ben
Race time: 1:48.33
Draw date: Wednesday, Oct. 27

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