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2Day in the SCV: Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Posted: June 15, 2011 1:55 a.m.
Updated: June 15, 2011 1:55 a.m.

Rioux Park walking group
What: Walking Wonders welcomes beginning, intermediate or advanced walkers. Go at your own pace, bring comfortable walking shoes, sunscreen and a hat.
When: Every Wednesday from 8:30-9:30 a.m.
Where: Dr. Richard H. Rioux Memorial Park, 6233 W. Faulkner Drive, Stevenson Ranch 91381
Contact: (661) 222-9536

Nonprofit Leadership
Network educational forum
What: The SCV Nonprofit Leadership Network hosts an open forum. Get an update on the nonprofit community. RSVP requested.
When: Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Where: University Center Room 301, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia 91355
Contact: Jane E. Bettencourt-Soto at or (661) 714-6774

Second-chance workshop
What: The Santa Clarita WorkSource Center hosts a free workshop for ex-offenders who are re-entering the workforce. Reservation needed.
When: 2-3:30 p.m.
Where: Santa Clarita WorkSource Center, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Suite 250, Valencia 91355
Contact: (661) 799-9675

Climate change open house
What: Open house workshop regarding the city of Santa Clarita’s Climate Action Plan. Ask questions, get answers and give feedback.
When: 6-8 p.m.
Where: City Hall Century Room, 23920 Valencia Blvd., Valencia 91355
Contact: David Peterson, Planning Division, at (661) 284-1406 or

Advisory Committee meeting
What: The Canyon Country Advisory Committee discusses SCV Sheriff Station Captain Paul Becker’s crime prevention program, Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital and disaster prevention.
When: 6 p.m. for pizza dinner; 7-9 p.m.
Where: Mint Canyon Moose Family Center Banquet Room, 18000 Sierra Highway, Canyon Country 91351
Contact: (661) 713-9344

Beginners’ salsa dance
What: Cuban-style salsa lessons, no partner required. Costs $5.
When: Every Wednesday. Beginners 7-8:15 p.m., intermediate 8:15-9:15 p.m.
Where: Courtyard by Marriott, 28523 Westinghouse Place, Valencia 91355
Contact: (661) 618-1105

‘Obsessive Reductive’
What: Art exhibit featuring the post-minimalist paintings and sculptures of five artists. Free.
When: Monday through Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. until June 23
Where: College of the Canyons Art Gallery, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia 91355

2Day in History
Today is Wednesday, June 15, the 166th day of 2011. There are 199 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History: On June 15, 1215, England’s King John put his seal to Magna Carta (“the Great Charter”) at Runnymede.

Ten years ago: The Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 108-96 in Game 5 to win their second straight NBA championship.

Five years ago: Chairman Bill Gates said he would transition from day-to-day responsibilities at the company to concentrate on the charitable work of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

One year ago: Mexican President Felipe Calderon appealed to his fellow citizens to support the fight against organized crime just hours after troops killed 15 suspected gang members.

2Day's Birthdays
Former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo is 79. Rock musician Lee Dorman (Iron Butterfly) is 69. Rock singer-actor Johnny Hallyday is 68. Singer Russell Hitchcock (Air Supply) is 62. Rock singer Steve Walsh (Kansas) is 60. Comedian-actor Jim Belushi is 57. Country singer Terri Gibbs is 57. Actress Julie Hagerty is 56. Rock musician Brad Gillis (Night Ranger) is 54. Baseball Hall-of-Famer Wade Boggs is 53.

California Lottery
Mega Millions
18-21-27-37-38 Mega: 7
Draw date: Friday, June 10
Jackpot: $42 million

1-24-27-34-36 Mega: 17
Draw date: Saturday, June 11
Jackpot: $30 million

Fantasy 5
Draw date: Tuesday, June 14

Daily 4
Draw date: Tuesday, June 14

Daily 3
Midday: 0-6-5
Evening: 9-3-6
Draw date: Tuesday, June 14

Daily Derby
1st: 05 California Classic
2nd: 02 Lucky Star
3rd: 03 Hot Shot
Race time: 1:45.67
Draw date: Tuesday, June 14


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