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2Day in the SCV: Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011

Posted: February 26, 2011 1:55 a.m.
Updated: February 26, 2011 1:55 a.m.
 

Santa Clarita Street Fair
What:
The Santa Clarita Street Fair hosts its monthly marketplace featuring arts, crafts and handmade items. Free admission. Lunch vendors also available.
When:
8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where:
College of the Canyons, parking lot 8, adjacent to football stadium, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia 91355
Contact:
www.SantaClaritaStreetFair.com, (661) 810-9905 or Info@SantaClaritaStreetFair.com

Mark Bryan workshop
What:
Noted author Mark Bryan and the Artist’s Way Workshop hosts an information session about how people can leverage their God-given talents.
When:
9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where:
Real Life Church, 23841 Newhall Ranch Road, Valencia 91355
Contact:
Register with Leigh Ann Stiglich, (661) 775-7401

Health and Wellness Fair
What:
Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital offers free health information and screenings.
When:
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where:
College of the Canyons Student Center, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia 91355
Contact:
Laura Young at (661) 253-8089

Zonta LifeForward
workshop
What:
As part of a series of free workshops, Zonta presents a session on money management and identity theft. Free childcare available for participants who register at least a week in advance. Free for local women.
When:
9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where:
Desert Streams Church, 26873 Ruether Ave., Canyon Country 91351
Contact:
lifeforward@scvzonta.org or www.singlemothersoutreach.org/lifeforward

Polar Plunge
What:
Swim in Castaic Lake to benefit Special Olympics Southern California’s Santa Clarita Valley and Tri-Valley Regions athletes.
When:
10 a.m. to noon
Where:
Castaic Lake Lagoon, 32132 Castaic Lake Drive, Castaic 91384
Contact:
www.sosc.org/castaicplunge

Food Truck Festival
What:
Forty top food trucks convene for a festival. Costs $5 for presale tickets, $10 at the door. Buy tickets online.
When:
11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where:
Central Park, 27234 Bouquet Canyon Road, Saugus 91350
Contact:
www.santaclaritafoodfest.com

History of Warner Bros. Studios
What:
Author and Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society board member E.J. Stephens presents the history of the early days of Warner Bros. as part of the Society’s lecture series. Free.
When:
2 p.m.
Where:
Saugus Train Station at Heritage Junction, 24101 Newhall Ave., Newhall 91321
Contact:
(661) 254-1275 or alan@scvhistory.com

‘Willy Wonka’
What:
The Canyon Theatre Guild presents a musical based on the book, “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.” $12-$15 juniors/seniors; $15-$17 adults.
When:
2 and 8 p.m.
Where:
Canyon Theatre Guild, 24242 Main St., Newhall 91321
Contact:
(661) 799-2702

Wine 101: Intro to Wine
Appreciation
What:
Wine appreciation class. Opportunity to ask any questions. Wine tasting. Admission is $30, and free for Wine Club members, but reservations must be made.
When:
3-6 p.m.
Where:
Valencia Wine Company, 24300 Town Center Drive, Valencia 91355
Contact:
www.valenciawine.com or (661) 254-9300

Celebrity waiter dinner
What:
Celebrity waiter dinner featuring a chance to meet the movie star of your dreams from “Casablanca” to “The Hangover.” Proceeds benefit SCV Senior Center.
When:
6-9 p.m.
Where:
Hyatt Valencia, 24500 Town Center Drive, Valencia 91355
Contact:
www.scvseniorfoundation.org or (661) 259-944, ext. 151

Blessed Kateri Casino Night
What:
Blessed Kateri Catholic Church hosts its inaugural Casino Night to benefit the church. Event includes craps, blackjack, roulette, food, entertainment, bar and prizes. Tickets are $50 for a couple or $30 a person.
When:
6:30-11 p.m.
Where:
Blessed Kateri Catholic Church, 22508 Copper Hill Drive, Saugus 91350
Contact:
Stella Pilarski, (661) 714-7559

Live music
What:
Local classic rock band The McGrath Project play a free show at The Cellar.
When:
7-11 p.m.
Where:
26340 Diamond Place, Santa Clarita 91390
 
Game of the Day
Who:
Canyon High School vs. Buena High School, girls basketball
What:
CIF-Southern Section Division IIAA semifinals
When:
7 p.m.
Where:
Ventura High School, 2 North Catalina Street, Ventura 93001

2Day's Birthdays

Singer Fats Domino is 83. Country-rock musician Paul Cotton is 68. Actor-director Bill Duke is 68. Singer Mitch Ryder is 66. Rock musician Jonathan Cain is 61. Singer Michael Bolton is 58. Actor Greg Germann is 53. Democratic National Chairman Tim Kaine is 53. Bandleader John McDaniel is 50. Actress Jennifer Grant is 45. Rhythm-and-blues singer Rico Wade is 39. Olympic gold medal swimmer Jenny Thompson is 38.

2Day in History

Today is Saturday, Feb. 26, the 57th day of 2011. There are 308 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. 26, 1861, Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., received its initial funding from its namesake, businessman Matthew Vassar, who presented the newly formed Board of Trustees with more than $400,000 in securities. (Although created exclusively for women, Vassar went co-educational in 1969.)

Ten years ago: A U.N. tribunal convicted a Bosnian Croat political leader (Dario Kordic) and a military commander (Mario Cerkez) of war crimes for ordering the systematic murder and persecution of Muslim civilians during the Bosnian war.

Five years ago: On the final day of the Turin Winter Olympics, Sweden beat Finland 3-2 to win the men’s hockey gold.

California Lottery
Mega Millions
4-5-17-19-50 Mega: 7
Draw date: Friday, Feb. 25
Jackpot: $76 million

SuperLotto
9‑13‑15‑22‑35 Mega: 19
Draw date: Wednesday, Feb. 23
Jackpot: $7 million

Fantasy 5
7-15-25-28-29
Draw date: Friday, Feb. 25

Daily 4
2-0-2-4
Draw date: Friday, Feb. 25

Daily 3
Midday: 1-3-0
Evening: 6-8-6
Draw date: Friday, Feb. 25

Daily Derby
1st: 02 Lucky Star
2nd: 03 Hot Shot
3rd: 11 Money Bags
Race time: 1:45.74
Draw date: Friday, Feb. 25

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