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2Day in the SCV: Thursday, April 21, 2011

Posted: April 21, 2011 1:55 a.m.
Updated: April 21, 2011 1:55 a.m.
 

Newcomers and friends
What: A coffee corner for women who are new to the Santa Clarita Valley.
When: 10 a.m.
Where: Call for location
Contact: (661) 296-0872

COC Student Exhibition
What: An art exhibit featuring traditional visual artwork from College of the Canyons students.
When: Monday through Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: COC Art Gallery, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia 91355
Contact: (661) 362-3612

Addiction in the Workplace
What: A discussion on substance abuse and its impact on the workplace. Get one hour of continuing legal education credit. RSVP requested, costs $35 for those with reservations.
When: 11:45 a.m.
Where: Tournament Players Club, 26550 Heritage View Lane, Valencia 91355
Contact: www.scvbar.org or Katie Norris at (661) 414-7123

Interviewing skills
What: The Santa Clarita WorkSource Center hosts a workshop about job interviews and dressing for success. Free.
When: 2-4 p.m.
Where: University Center, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Suite 250, Valencia 91355
Contact: (661) 799-9675, wscc@santa-clarita.com or www.scworksource.com

Farmers market
What: Meet and mingle with local artists in Old Town Newhall, enjoy live music, stroll farmers market, light refreshments, food and drink specials.
When: 3-7 p.m.
Where: Main Street, Newhall 91321

661 Arts meeting
What: Monthly meeting. Meet the president and learn about the California Data Project and altSCV.
When: 3:45-5:30 p.m.
Where: Santa Clarita City Hall, Century Room, 23920 Valencia Blvd., Valencia 91355

A Light of Hope support group
What: Support group meeting for youth and young adults (13-26) and their families struggling with substance-abuse issues or self-destructive behaviors.
When: Thursdays from 7:30–9 p.m.
Where: 21618 Golden Triangle Road, Suite 207 (parents/family) and Suite 105 (youth/young adults), Saugus 91350
Contact: (661) 513-4325, Heal@alightofhopescv.org, www.alightofhopescv.org

‘Passion Play’
What: Grace Baptist Church’s “Passion Play,” a dramatic reenactment to explain the heart of God’s plan to restore a relationship with mankind. Not appropriate for children 6 years and under. Free.
When: 7:30 p.m. through Friday, 3 p.m. on Saturday
Where: Grace Baptist Church, 22833 Copper Hill Drive, Saugus 91350
Contact: www.gracebaptist.org

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 project to construct carpool lanes and a direct carpool lane connector at the I-5 and Highway 14 freeway interchange.
When: Through Friday
Where/When: (Highway 14) southbound Highway 14 truck route connector to northbound I-5: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.; southbound Highway 14 connector to southbound Interstate 5: 11 p.m. to 4 a.m.; southbound Highway 14 connector to northbound Interstate 5: 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.; southbound Highway 14 Railroad Ave. off-ramp: 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; four lanes of southbound Highway 14 from Sierra Highway to Interstate 5: 11:59 p.m. to 4 a.m. (I-5) northbound truck route collector road: 11:59 p.m. to 5 a.m.; northbound truck route collector road: 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.; up to four lanes of northbound Interstate 5 from Balboa Boulevard to Highway 14: 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.; northbound Sierra Highway on-ramp: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; southbound truck route collector road: 11 p.m. to 4 a.m.; up to three lanes of southbound Interstate 5 from Highway 14 to Balboa Boulevard: 11 p.m. to 5 a.m.; up to three lanes of southbound Interstate 5 from Highway 14 to Balboa Boulevard: 11 p.m. to 5 a.m.; up to two lanes of southbound Interstate 5 from Weldon Canyon to Highway 14: 11 p.m. to 4 a.m. (Interstate 210) westbound Interstate 210 connector to northbound Interstate 5: 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Contact: http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist07/travel/projects/details.php?id=32

Game of the Day
Who: Valencia at Saugus
What: Foothill League softball
When: 3:15 p.m.
Where: Saugus High School, 21900 W. Centurion Way, Saugus, 91350

2Day's Birthdays

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II is 85. Actress-comedian-writer Elaine May is 79. Actor Charles Grodin is 76. Singer-musician Iggy Pop is 64. Actress Patti LuPone is 62. Actor Tony Danza is 60. Actress Andie MacDowell is 53. Rock singer Robert Smith is 52. Actor John Cameron Mitchell is 48. Rapper Michael Franti is 45. Rock singer-musician Glen Hansard is 41. Comedian Nicole Sullivan is 41. Rock musician David Brenner is 33. Actor James McAvoy is 32.

2Day in History

Today is Thursday, April 21, the 111th day of 2011. There are 254 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History: On April 21, 1910, author Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known as Mark Twain, died in Redding, Conn., at age 74.

Ten years ago: The Los Angeles Xtreme beat the San Francisco Demons 38-6 in the first — and last — XFL championship game.

One year ago: Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was suspended for six games for violating the NFL’s personal conduct policy. (Commissioner Roger Goodell handed down the punishment after prosecutors decided not to bring charges in a case involving a 20-year-old college student who’d accused Roethlisberger of sexually assaulting her.)

AP Odd News
Goldfish-racing forced to end

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — The weekly goldfish races at a Tacoma bar are canceled after it received complaints from animal rights activists.

Every Tuesday night the Harmon Tap Room would feature races in which cheap feeder fish from a pet store were “raced” down two 8-foot troughs. Racers guided the fish with squirt bottles.

Bartender Joel Cummings told KIRO-FM the fish were cared for when they weren’t racing, but occasionally they would pass away.

After complaints by phone and email, the Harmon Tap Room replaced goldfish-racing with beer pong.

California Lottery
Mega Millions

20-24-32-45-51 Mega: 43
Draw date: Tuesday, April 19
Jackpot: $19 million

SuperLotto
6-13-24-27-31 Mega: 8
Draw date: Wednesday, April 20
Jackpot: $7 million

Fantasy 5
9-10-37-38-39
Draw date: Wednesday, April 20

Daily 4
3-1-0-4
Draw date: Wednesday, April 20

Daily 3
Midday: 7-5-3
Evening: 2-8-0
Draw date: Wednesday, April 20

Daily Derby

1st: 11 Money Bags
2nd: 03 Hot Shot
3rd: 07 Eureka
Race time: 1:46.87
Draw date: Wednesday, April 20

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