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2Day in the SCV: Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010

Posted: October 29, 2010 10:35 p.m.
Updated: October 30, 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.

Rally to Restore Sanity
What:
Local students host the local celebration of the Rally to Restore Sanity, a nationwide event organized by comedian Jon Stewart.
When: 1-3 p.m.
Where: corners of Valencia Boulevard and McBean Parkway

‘Click, Clack, Moo’
What:
A comedic musical based on the children’s book by Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin. Tickets cost $10-$15.
When: 2 p.m.
Where: Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia 91355
Contact: (661) 362-5304

Free foreclosure workshop
What:
California Foreclosure Institute presents a free workshop for investors and realtors on how to find and buy foreclosure properties. RSVP requested.
When: 6-8 p.m.
Where: Valencia Library, 23743 Valencia Blvd., Valencia 91355
Contact: www.foreclosureworkshop.net or call (888) 285-0101

Hollywood Halloweve
What:
Live music, games, candy, a college football cafe and an outdoor movie for families. Free to attend.
When: 6-9 p.m.
Where: Real Life Church, 23841 Newhall Ranch Road, Valencia 91355
Contact: Maddy at (661) 775-2041 or maddy@reallifechurch.org

Benefit concert
What:
Newhall Church of the Nazarene hosts a benefit concert to support the SCV Pregnancy Center featuring professional violinist David and sopranist Leslie Garman. Includes silent auction and light refreshments. Tickets are $20.
When: 7 p.m.
Where: 23857 The Old Road, Valencia 91355
Contact: (661) 259-5272

Acoustic gig
What:
Gary McGrath and Ann-Marita play an acoustic gig with friends and students at Wings, Pizza ‘N’ Things.
When: Oct. 30 at 8-11 p.m.
Where: 28070 Hasley Canyon Road, Castaic 91384

Heritage Haunt
What:
Lots of spooky settings and events to check out, including the Haunted Indian Trail, a real haunted house and a hayride.
When: Every Friday and Saturday through Oct. 31 at 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Where: Hart Park, 24151 Newhall Ave., Newhall 91321
Contact: (661) 254-1275 or www.scvhaunt.com

Music at Hilton Garden Inn
What:
Hilton Garden Inn hosts Inferno for a weekend of classic rock hits and big band music. Dancing encouraged.
When: Fridays at 8-11 p.m.; Saturdays at 7-10 p.m.
Where: 27710 The Old Road, Valencia 91355
Contact: (661) 254-8800

‘Psycho’ screening
What:
Free outdoor screening of Alfred Hitchcock’s chilling classic “Psycho.”
When: 7 p.m.
Where: COC Canyon Country, 17200 Sierra Highway, Santa Clarita 91351
Contact: (661) 362-3801

Vampire’s Ball
What:
Enter costume and carved pumpkin contests and enjoy food and drink specials at the Route 66 Vampire’s Ball. For ages 21 and over only.
When: 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Where: 18730 Soledad Canyon Road, Canyon Country 91351
Contact: (661) 298-1494

Fright Fest
What:
This year’s Fright Fest features a new maze, scare zone and music show. 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 Parkway, Valencia 91355
Contact: (661) 255-4111 or www.sixflags.com

Game of the Day
Who:
Cerritos College at College of the Canyons
What: Football
When: 7 p.m.
Where: 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita

2Day's Birthdays

Actor Dick Gautier is 73. Actor Henry Winkler is 65. Rock musician Chris Slade is 64. Actor Harry Hamlin is 59. Actor Kevin Pollak is 53. Rock singer-musician Gavin Rossdale (Bush) is 43. Actress Nia Long is 40. Actor Gael Garcia Bernal is 32. Actor Matthew Morrison is 32. Actor Tequan Richmond is 18.

2Day in History

Today is Saturday, Oct. 30, the 303rd day of 2010. There are 62 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History
: On Oct. 30, 1938, the radio play “The War of the Worlds,” starring Orson Welles, aired on CBS. (The live drama, which employed fake breaking news reports, panicked some listeners who thought the portrayal of a Martian invasion was real.)

Ten years ago: Comedian, television host, author and composer Steve Allen died in Encino at age 78.

Five years ago: The body of Rosa Parks arrived at the U.S. Capitol, where the civil rights pioneer became the first woman to lie in honor in the Rotunda; President George W. Bush and congressional leaders paused to lay wreaths by her casket.

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