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2Day in the SCV: Thursday, May 5, 2011

Posted: May 5, 2011 1:55 a.m.
Updated: May 4, 2011 1:55 a.m.
 

Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast
What
: The seventh annual Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast featuring Santa Clarita Mayor Marsha McLean and former Olympic runner and Congressman Jim Ryun. Tickets are $30 at the door.
When:
7-8:30 a.m.
Where: Hyatt Regency Valencia, 24500 Town Center Drive, Valencia 91355
Contact: (661) 257-9250

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

Dream and Discover
What:
Entrepreneurs conference with keynote speakers, interactive workshops and more. Register today.
When:
1:30-6 p.m.
Where: Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia 91355
Contact: Register at www.tinyurl.com/3dubap6

Resume building
What:
The Santa Clarita WorkSource Center hosts a workshop about how to build a strong resume when looking for jobs. 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

Taste of Cinco de Mayo
What:
A celebration of traditional Mexican food, music and dance. Live music, food trucks and more.
When
: 4-9 p.m.
Where: Main St., Newhall 91321
Contact: SCV Latino Chamber of Commerce, (661) 310-0764

Parks and Recreation meeting
What:
The city’s Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission hosts its regular meeting.
When:
6 p.m.
Where:
Council Chambers, 23920 Valencia Blvd., Valencia 91355
Contact: www.santa-clarita.com

Author signing for ‘Blood Brothers’
What: Meet local author Lisa DeLong, who will sign her book “Blood Brothers.” Books available for purchase, 20 percent of proceeds benefit Compassionate Friends.
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Valley View School, 19414 Sierra Estates Drive, Newhall 91321
Contact: (661) 252-4654

A Light of Hope groups
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 Rd., Suite 207 (parents/family) and Suite 105 (youth/young adults), Saugus 91350
Contact: (661) 513-4325, Heal@alightofhopescv.org, www.alightofhopescv.org

Spring dance concert
What: College of the Canyons pays tribute to National Dance Week with the COC Dance Company. $10 regular admission and $5 for children 12 under, seniors above 60 and students with school ID.
When: 8 p.m. today and Friday
Where: Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia 91355
Contact: www.canyonsPAC.com

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: 9 p.m. to 7 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: 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. and 10 a.m. to 3 p.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: 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.; up to four lanes of northbound Interstate 5 from Balboa Boulevard to Highway 14: 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.; up to two lanes of northbound Interstate 5 from Highway 14 to Weldon Canyon: 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.; northbound Interstate 5 connector to southbound Interstate 5: 11:59 p.m. to 6 a.m.; up to three lanes of southbound Interstate 5 from Highway 14 to Balboa Bouelvard: 11-11:59 p.m. and 5-6 a.m.; up to two lanes of southbound Interstate 5 from Weldon Canyon to Highway 14: 11 p.m. to 4 a.m.; southbound Interstate 5 Balboa Boulevard off-ramp: 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Interstate 210) westbound Interstate 210 connector to northbound Interstate 5: 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.
Contact: http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist07/travel/projects/details.php?id=32

2Day's Birthdays

Actor Michael Murphy is 73. Actor Lance Henriksen is 71. Comedian-actor Michael Palin is 68. Actor John Rhys-Davies is 67. Actor Roger Rees is 67. Rock correspondent Kurt Loder is 66. Rock musician Bill Ward is 63. Actor Richard E. Grant is 54. Broadcast journalist-turned-FBI spokesman John Miller is 53. Actress Tina Yothers is 38. Actor Vincent Kartheiser is 32. Singer Craig David is 30. Rock singer Skye Sweetnam is 23.

2Day in History

Today is Thursday, May 5, the 125th day of 2011. There are 240 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History: On May 5, 1961, astronaut Alan B. Shepard Jr. became America’s first space traveler as he made a 15-minute suborbital flight aboard Freedom 7, a Mercury capsule launched from Cape Canaveral, Fla.

Ten years ago: Pope John Paul II became the first pope to visit Syria, where President Bashar Assad asked him to take the Arabs’ side in their dispute with Israel, referring to what Assad described as Jewish persecution of Jesus Christ. Monarchos won the Kentucky Derby.

Five years ago: A military transport helicopter crashed in eastern Afghanistan, killing all ten U.S. soldiers on board. CIA Director Porter Goss resigned in a second-term shake-up of President George W. Bush’s team.

California Lottery
Mega Millions
1-16-29-36-50 Mega: 16
Draw date: Tuesday, May 3
Jackpot: $12 million

SuperLotto
6-8-15-19-45 Mega: 25
Draw date: Wednesday, May 4
Jackpot: $11 million

Fantasy 5
10-14-16-22-32
Draw date: Wednesday, May 4

Daily 4
1-8-2-9
Draw date: Wednesday, May 4

Daily 3
Midday: 8-1-4
Evening: 2-2-1
Draw date: Wednesday, May 4

Daily Derby
1st: 02 Lucky Star
2nd: 03 Hot Shot
3rd: 04 Big Ben
Race time: 1:42.10
Draw date: Wednesday, May 4

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