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Your Community: Upcoming Events

Posted: October 25, 2008 8:52 p.m.
Updated: December 27, 2008 5:00 a.m.
 
Canyon Theatre Guild performances
Canyon Theatre Guild presents "Bad Seed" at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Canyon Theatre Guild also presents "Musical! The Bard is Back!" through Nov. 1. Matinees on Saturday at 1 p.m. Matinee at 1 p.m. today. Tickets: $10-$12 for children under 18 and seniors over 62, $12-$15 for adults. (661) 799-2702.

Narcotics Anonymous
If you believe you may have a drug problem Santa Clarita Narcotics Anonymous is here to help. Please call (661) 299-5599 for referral.

Run against hunger
The Santa Clarita Valley Food Pantry will host the 15th annual Run Against Hunger 5k run/walk today. Pre-registration fees are $25/adults, $20/seniors and children under 12. (661) 255-9078, www.scvfoodpantry.org.

Town hall meetings
Mayor Bob Kellar will host a series of town hall meetings in four communities of the city: Canyon Country, Newhall, Valencia and Saugus. The second meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday in Canyon Country at Mitchell Elementary School multi-purpose room, 16821 Goodvale Road. The third meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on Nov. 3 in Newhall at Newhall Elementary School multi-purpose room, 24607 N. Walnut St. The final meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Nov. 10 at in Valencia at the Bridgeport Elementary School multi-purpose room, 23670 Newhall Ranch Road. (661) 255-4314.

Mac users group meeting
The Santa Clarita Valley Macintosh users group monthly meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Valencia Mac, 23333 Cinema Dr. #100. (661) 250-4149.

University Women's dinner
Dr. Dena Maloney, founding Dean of the new College of the Canyons Canyon Country campus, will be the guest speaker at the American Association of University Women's dinner meeting at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday at Mulligans, 25848 Tournament Road in Valencia. Cost: $17. RSVP by Monday. (661) 297-7705, (661) 251-6967.

Money matters for young families
Thrivent Financial, a not-for-profit financial firm, will host a free informational seminar at 7 p.m. Tuesday at 26415 Carl Boyer Dr. (661) 295-9616.

Health talk senior lectures
Astoria Nursing and Rehab Center will host a series of free lectures for seniors and their families to celebrate their 10-year anniversary.
Monday, 1:30 p.m. -Dr. Joseph Terrazzino on Osteoporosis and Fall Prevention
Tuesday, 3:30 p.m. - Dr. Tarek Bittar on Treatment of Knee Arthritis
Wednesday, 1:30 p.m. - Dr. Basem Fanous on Coping with Dementia
Thursday, 1:30 p.m. - Dr. Gene Dorio on Dehydration
Registration is free. 14040 Astoria St., Sylmar. (818) 641-8873.

New Naz Neewollah event
New Naz Church will host a backwards Halloween event, Neewollah, from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday. Trunk or treat begins at 7:45 p.m. Costumes welcome, but no scary or witch costumes. Bring a holiday non-perishable food donation for needy families. Newhall Church of the Nazarene, 23857 The Old Road. (661) 259-5272.

SCV Democrats host Garamendi
SCV's Democratic headquarters will host Lt. Gov. John Garamendi, a 2010 gubernatorial candidate, at 4:30 p.m. Thursday. Headquarters are located at 23119 Lyons Ave., Newhall. (661) 877-275.

Fall Family Carnival
Living Grace Christian Fellowship will hold its annual Fall Family Carnival from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday at Oak Hills School, 26730 Old Rock Road. Free. (661) 257-8432.

Annual craft fair
Greenbrier Mobile Estates will host an annual craft fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Friday and Saturday at 21301 Soledad Canyon Road. (661) 799-8110.

Antique and collectors fair
Antique and collectors fair will be held on the last Sunday of every month, starting at 8 a.m. at COC, parking lot eight.

Henry Mayo calendar
First Weeks Breastfeeding Support Group
- Support group meets each Thursday. 9:30-11 a.m. ARU Dining Room, Pavilion, on the hospital's campus. Cost: $10. (661) 253-8238.

Maternity Tours, Thursday - A guided tour to introduce expectant parents to Henry Mayo's maternity's services. Meet in the hospital's main lobby at 6:45 p.m. Free. (661) 253-8607.

Holiday Blood Drive, Nov. 20 - Henry Mayo/COC Clinical Education Center, 25727 McBean Parkway. (661) 253-8060.

Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital is located at 23845 McBean Parkway, Valencia. (661) 253-8000, www.henrymayo.com.

Free consumer lectures, services
Wednesday - "Personal Safely: Law Enforcement Tips and Facts for Staying Safe."
All lectures: 1-2 p.m. in Activity Rooms 1 & 2 of the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market St., Newhall.

SCV history lecture series
The SCV Historical Society and John Boston will present a series of lectures on the history of the Santa Clarita Valley at 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday night through Nov. 19. The class will be held at a different location each week. Cost: $120 plus a $20 material/location fee. (661) 254-1275, www.scvhs.org.

Songwriter and composer's circle
Musicians will meet 7:30-9 p.m. every second Wednesday of the month to share songs at Cuppy's Coffee & More on Sierra Highway. RSVP to scvsongwriters@yahoo.com.

LETMESAIL Oct. calendar
LETMESAIL, (Lifestyle Enrichment Through Meaningful Exercise, Social
Activity and Independent Living) for teenagers and adults with disabilities
will be hosting the following October events for registered clients:
Today - 4-5:30 p.m. - SNAP Flag Football Pick Up Game at College of the Canyons Upper, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia
Monday - 10-11 a.m. - Anchors Aweigh Hiking Day; Walker's Trail.
Tuesday - 6:30-8:30 p.m. "Film 101" at 24623 Walnut St., Newhall
RSVP required: (661) 702-8555, www.letmesail.org. Volunteer opportunities available.

Blue Shadows horseback riding
Blue Shadows, a local non-profit youth equestrian team, is accepting new members for their beginner riding group through Nov. 15. No prior experience necessary. Children ages 8-18 invited to join. (661) 268-0324.

Assistance League of Santa Clarita
Assistance League meetings are the first Wednesday of the month at the Valencia Hills Clubhouse, 24060 Oak Vale Drive, Valencia. Assistance League operates the all-volunteer Take Two Resale Shop located at 24364 Main Street in Newhall. Store hours: Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. (661) 255-1991.

Life Academy
The First Presbyterian Church of Newhall will host Life Academy, one hour courses covering a wide variety of topics. First Presbyterian Church is located at 23127 Newhall Ave. Dates and times vary for each individual class. (661) 259-0555, www.presby-newhall.org.

Driver safety training
The AARP Driver safety program will hold a refresher course on Nov. 8, and a full course on Dec. 5-6. Contact the SCV Senior Center, (661) 259-9444, www.scvseniorcenter.org.

YMCA Pancake Breakfast
Santa Clarita Valley Family YMCA Y-guides will host their 21st annual Pancake Breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. Nov. 8 at Placerita Junior High School. Tickets: $3 in advance, $5 day of the event. (661) 253-3593.

LETMESAIL Nov. Calendar
LETMESAIL, (Lifestyle Enrichment Through Meaningful Exercise, Social Activity and Independent Living) for teenagers and adults with disabilities will be hosting the following November events for registered clients:
Nov. 2 - "Anchors Aweigh Community Service Event: 2008 Santa Clarita Marathon" - please call LMS office for more details
Nov. 2 - 4-5:30 p.m. - "SNAP Flag Football Pick-Up Game"; College of the Canyons Upper Field; 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road
Nov. 8 - 9-10 a.m. - "Tae Bo Exercise Class"; Adult Day Health Care Center; 22903 Soledad Canyon Road
Nov. 8 - 10 a.m.-noon - "Art Experience; Turkey Sculptures"; Adult Day Health Care Center; 22903 Soledad Canyon Road
Nov. 8 - 6:30-10 p.m. - "Cougar Football Game"; College of the Canyons Cougar Stadium; 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road
Nov. 9 - 4-5:30 p.m. - "SNAP Flag Football Pick-Up Game"; College of the Canyons Upper Field; 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road
Nov. 10 - 10-11 a.m. - "Anchors Aweigh Hike Day; please call LMS office for Hike location
Nov. 15 - 7-9 p.m. - "Hang Loose Night; Magic Workshop"; Adult Day Health Care Center; 22903 Soledad Canyon Road
Nov. 16 - 4-5:30 p.m. - "SNAP Flag Football Pick-Up Game"; College of the Canyons Upper Field; 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road
Nov. 17 - 6-8 p.m. - "Cooking Club; Thanksgiving Feast; Adult Day Health Care Center; 22903 Soledad Canyon Road
Nov. 19 - 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. - "Wellness Wednesday; Kitchen & Cooking Safety", North Los Angeles Regional Center; 28470 Avenue Stanford, Suite 100
Nov. 20 - 6:30-7:30 p.m. - "Tae Bo Exercise Class"; Santa Clarita Christian Center; 26017 Huntington Lane, Suite B, Valencia
Nov. 23 - 4-5:30 p.m. - "SNAP Flag Football Pick-Up Game"; College of the Canyons Upper Field; 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road

RSVP required by calling Chris at LETMESAIL: (661) 702-8555 or letmesail1@sbcglobal.net Further information at www.letmesail.org. Volunteer opportunities are available.

ALS support group
The ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease) Support Group will meet on from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Valencia United Methodist Church. Free. (818) 865-8067, ext. 234.

New wine class at TPC
TPC will host a one-day wine course from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m Saturday. Course is $84. Students must be 21 years of age or older to enroll. (661) 288-1995.

Boutique Fantastique
The 19th annual Boutique Fantastique will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in the Saugus High gymnasium, 21900 Centurion Way. Proceeds support the SHS PTSA Scholarship Fund.

Annual city marathon
The city of Santa Clarita's annual marathon and half marathon will be held at 7 a.m. on Nov. 2 Kid K starts at 8:30 a.m. The city will host a pre-race Health and Fitness Expo on Nov. 1 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (661) 259-2489, www.scmarathon.org.

Celebrity Tribute dinner
The Zonta club of the SCV will honor Duane Harte at its annual Celebrity Tribute dinner at 6 p.m. Nov. 7 at the Odyssey Restaurant. Tickets: $100. (661) 252-9351.

Saugus High Dance Clinic
Saugus High School's Dance Team will host a dance clinic for children in kindergarten through 12th grade from 3 to 7 p.m. on Nov. 8 at Saugus High School gym. (661) 297-3578, www.hartdistrict.org/saugus.

Church boutique
The Santa Clarita Seventh-Day Adventist Church will host a boutique from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 9. 24436 Valley St., Newhall.

YMCA Veteran's Day luncheon
The Santa Clarita Valley Family YMCA will host a Veteran's Day Luncheon in honor of our community's heroes from 12:30 to 2 p.m. on Nov. 10 at the YMCA facility on McBean Parkway. (661) 253-3593.

Alzheimer's education program
Summerhill Villa and the Alzheimer's Association will host a free community education program "Alzheimer's, my mom, our journey" from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Nov. 13 at 24431 Lyons Ave. (661) 254-9933.

Flu shots at the SCV Senior Center

Free flu shots will be administered at the SCV Senior Center from 9 to 11 a.m. on Nov. 14 The shots will be given to individuals who are at high risk for flu. (661) 259-9444.

Alternative gift fair
St. Stephen's Episcopal Church will hold an alternative gift fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 15 and from noon to 3 p.m. Nov. 16. 24901 Orchard Village Road. (661) 259-7307.

Caring for the caregiver
The Los Angeles Caregiver Resource Center will host several workshops for caregivers from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Nov. 15 at the AV Inn & Conference Center at 44055 N. Sierra Highway. The workshops are free, but registration is required. (661) 945-4852.

Fencing with Fairbanks

William S. Hart Museum and Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society will present "Fencing with Fairbanks," on Nov. 15 at William S. Hart Park, 24151 Newhall Ave. Celebration of Douglas Fairbanks will include displays of props and costumes, book signings, a catered buffet dinner and a private screening of "The Mark of Zorro." Tickets: $50. Seating is limited. (661) 254-4584.

Meet the artists at B&R Art Gallery
Judy Larson will make her eighth annual appearance at B&R Art Gallery, 17726 Sierra Highway, Canyon Country, from 1 to 4 p.m. on Nov. 16. June Carey will make an appearance from 1 to 4 p.m. on Dec. 6. Both artists will hand-embellish canvas pieces at the shows. (661) 298-2038, www.bnr-art.com/shows/indes.htm.

Literacy and Arts Festival
The SCV Education Foundation and the city of Santa Clarita will host the SCV Literacy and Arts Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Dec. 6 at William S. Hart Park, 24151 San Fernando Road, Newhall. Festival includes live entertainment, strolling performers, storytelling, children's craft activities, author signings, food and more. Free. (661) 414-4465, www.scveducationfoundation.org.

Saugus High Festival of Dance
The Saugus High Dance Team will host their annual Festival of Dance at Hart Auditorium at 7 p.m. on Nov. 22 Tickets: $15 for reserved seating, $10 for presale general admission, $13 at the door. (661) 296-5678.

Annual Celebrity Waiter Dinner
The annual Celebrity Waiter Dinner date will be held Feb. 20. The dinner will benefit the Respite Adult Day Care program offered by the SCV Senior Center. (661) 288-0186, (661) 259-0033, ext. 227.

Submissions sought for mag
The College of the Canyons literary magazine is seeking contributions of poetry, visual art, photography, fiction and creative non-ficton from COC students for its fall publication "cul-de-sac." Submission deadline is Oct. 10. To submit e-mail mailto:culdesacmag@canyons.edu or visit www.culdesacmag.org.

Cell Phones For Soldiers
The Hart High School cheerleaders are sponsoring the Cell Phones For Soldiers drive. Every cell phone turned in will be exchanged for a pre paid phone card and sent to U.S. Troops overseas through the non-profit organization Cell Phones For Soldiers. Bring your old cell phones to any home Hart football game and drop them off at the Hart Cheer booth. Phones can also be dropped off in the Hart H. S. Administration office until the end of the year. (661) 254-7231.

Heart Link Network meeting
The Heart Link Network meets from 7 to 9:30 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of the month. Attendance is limited to 25 women. E-mail kellihagen@gmail.com, (661) 513-0662.

Support for parents of addicts
A support group for parents who are coping with a son or daughter's drug or alcohol addiction will meet from 7 to 8 p.m every Tuesday night at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center at 27107 Tourney Road in Valencia, Conference Room #1 on the second floor. Adults only. (661) 296-1939.

Men of Harmony meets in Newhall
The Men of Harmony meet from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. in Newhall. Meetings held every first Tuesday evening of the month at Pizza Hut, 23430 Lyons Avenue. (661) 424-9009, www.scvmenofharmony.com.

TOPS, Take Off Pounds Sensibly
Take Off Pounds Sensibly, a weight-loss support group, meets on Thursdays at Fellowship Christian Church, 226889 Bouquet Canyon Road., #C, in Saugus. Weigh-in from 9:30 to 10 a.m. For details contact Diana at (661) 251-5144.

T'ai Chi class at Senior Center
New students will be accepted for the 8:30-9:30 a.m. Tuesday-Thursday T'ai Chi class at the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market St., Newhall, during October. All ages welcome. $2 for seniors, $4 for non-seniors. The Senior Center also offers a Saturday morning class from 8:30 to 10 a.m. for $30 per month and a Tuesday-Thursday afternoon class from 3 to 4 p.m. (661) 259-9444, www.scvseniorcenter.org.

Duplicate bridge game in Castaic
There will be a duplicate bridge game every Thursday morning at 9:30 a.m. at the Castaic Regional Sports Complex until the new addition is completed at the Senior Center in Newhall. (661) 803-2266.

SCV Quilt Guild activities
The Santa Clarita Valley Quilt Guild meets on the second Thursday of each month from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Santa Clarita Methodist Church, 26640 Bouquet Canyon Road, Saugus. The following is a list of upcoming activities:
Oct. 9 - Featuring Guild Member Nancy Mayer
Nov. 13 - Jake Finch on 12 Steps to Recovering Money from Your Fabric Addiction.
www.scvquiltguild.org.

Special Olympics
The Special Olympics Santa Clarita Valley is seeking volunteer coaches for their summer/fall sports teams. No coaching experience necessary, and all training is provided.
Saturday - 2-9 p.m.
Charity Softball Tournament at Castaic Regional Sports Complex
Oct. 16 - 5-9 p.m.
Tip A Cop Fundraiser at
Cowboy Cantina, Route 66, Claim Jumpers and Chili's.
For more information call (661) 253-2121 or e-mail lmayo@sosc.org.

Rancho Camulos Museum
Docent led one-hour tours are conducted from 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays at Rancho Camulos Museum, located on Highway 126, 10 miles west of the I-5 freeway in Piru. The suggested donation is $5 for adults and $3 for children and students. Private group and school tours and special events such as weddings can also be arranged.
(805) 521-1501, www.ranchocamulos.org.

Vasquez Rocks programs
The County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation is sponsoring a variety of events at the Vasquez Rocks Natural Area in Agua Dulce.
Birds of Prey Presentation - The first Sunday of every month, at 11 a.m. Meet at the park office.
Ranger Guided Hikes - The second, third and fourth Sunday of every month at 11 a.m. Meet at the park office.
Beginners' Hike - Easy hike through the park, approximately one hour. Meet at the park office. Thursdays 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. (661) 268-0840.

Senior Center rummage sale
The SCV Senior Center will host a monthly rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the first Tuesday and Wednesday of each month. Items may be donated on the preceding Friday and Monday each month at 8 a.m. All funds raised benefit the SCV Senior Center.

Wildlife Waystation orientation
Wildlife Waystation offers volunteer orientation from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the second Saturday of each month. (818) 899-5201, www.WildlifeWaystation.org.

Santa Clarita Artists' Association
Monthly meetings of the Santa Clarita Artists' Association are held at 7 p.m. on the third Monday of each month, excluding holidays, at Westfield Town Center Mall Community Room. Non-members are welcome and may attend their first meeting for free. www.santaclaritaartists.org.

SCV Koi & Water Garden Club
The Santa Clarita Koi & Water Garden Club meets at 4 p.m. on the fourth Sunday of the month The club is comprised of people who own or are building ponds that share ideas and experiences. (661) 259-6437, www.SantaClaritaKoiClub.com.

Placerita Canyon Nature Center
Placerita Canyon Nature Center winter programs:
All events held at the Placerita Canyon Nature Center, 19152 Placerita Canyon Road, Newhall. (661) 259-7721.
Family Nature Walk: Every Saturday 11 a.m. to noon. An easy, 1-hour walk exploring the area's natural and cultural history.
Animal Presentation: Every Saturday from 1 to 2 p.m. See, learn and ask questions about live native animals of the area.
Trail Team: First Sunday of the month at 9 a.m. Help repair trails, pick up litter and remove weeds. Fifteen minute safety orientation mandatory. Wear long pants, boots, and bring water.
Bird Walk: Second Saturday of the month. Walks start at 9 a.m. and last about two hours. They are free and there is no parking fee. Beginning bird watchers and families are welcome. Children aged 6 and older are welcome with a responsible adult. Bring binoculars and field guide.
Volunteer Orientation: First Saturday of the month from 10 to 11 a.m. Learn about volunteer opportunities at the Nature Center and Park.
Community Hiking Club, a new monthly community event that invites all ages to get into the outdoors, visit wilderness areas, and stretch their legs.
Community Nature Series: Learn about the animals and nature around. www.placerita.org.

Come sing the oldies
Santa Clarita Silvertone Singers & Rhythm Review meets from 1:30 to 3 p.m. every Monday at the Bouquet Canyon Senior Living Facility (rec. room), 26705 Bouquet Canyon Road, Saugus. (661)296-3321.

Dance Cuban salsa
Free salsa classes are held at 11 a.m. every second and fourth Sunday at Newhall Park at 15th Street and 24909 Newhall Ave. Dancing is outside, so wear a hat and tennis shoes. (661) 618-1105, www.ruedainthepark.com.

Pride in the Lake
Staff and volunteers remove litter and landscape different areas of Castaic Lake from 9 to 11 a.m. every second Saturday of the month. Meet at the Lagoon launch ramp parking lot. Bring gloves and equipment. (661) 257-5034.

SCV Antique Auto Club
The SCV antique auto club will meet at 7:30 p.m. every second Saturday of the month at the Bouquet Canyon Church, 27000 Bouquet Canyon Road. in Saugus. All kinds of classic cars are welcome. E-mail caldwellbob@sgcglobal.net, (661) 259-3570.

Overeaters Anonymous
Monday 8 p.m., Santa Clarita United Methodist Church, 26640 Bouquet Canyon Road., Valencia.
Tuesday 7 p.m., Barnabus House 24417 Chestnut St., Newhall.
Thursday 7 p.m. "The Cocoon," 27013 Langside, Suite L, Santa Clarita.
Friday 11:30 a.m. Barnabus House, 22417 Chestnut St., Newhall.
Saturday 9.30 a.m., "The Cocoon" 27013 Langside, Suite L, Santa Clarita.
Contact Mary at (661) 252-3762.

Bereavement group
Bereavement groups meet from 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays through May at 10200 Sepulveda Blvd. #115, in Mission Hills. (818) 895-8000.

Narcotics Anonymous
The Santa Clarita Valley helpline for Narcotics Anonymous is (661) 299-5599.
Sunday - 10 a.m. and Thursday 7 p.m. - Recovery Room, 17714 Sierra Hwy., Canyon Country.
Sunday - 7 p.m. - Recovery Room, 17714 Sierra Highway., Canyon Country.
Thursday - 7:30 p.m. - First Presbyterian Church, 24317 Newhall Ave., Newhall, upstairs.
Monday - 6:30 p.m. Denny's, 31724 Castaic Road., Castaic.
Friday 6:30 p.m. - FOR MALE ADDICTS ONLY - Barnabus House, 24417 Chestnut St., Newhall.
Monday - 7:30 p.m. First Presbyterian Church, 24317 Newhall Ave., Newhall.
Friday - 8 p.m. Campfire (weather permitting, otherwise inside location), 9927 Soledad Canyon Road., Santa Clarita.
Tuesday - 7 p.m. - LADIES MEETING - NCADD, Valencia Plaza, 24460 Lyons Ave., Newhall.
Saturday - 8 a.m. - Recovery Room, 17714 Sierra Hwy., Canyon Country.
Tuesday - 7:30 p.m. Recovery Room, 17714 Sierra Hwy., Canyon Country.
Saturday - 9:30 a.m. United Methodist Church, 25718 McBean Parkway., Valencia, Rooms A & B, Canyon Country.
Wednesday - 7 p.m. Library Building, 3015 Mount Pinos Way, Frazier Park.
Saturday - 7:30 p.m. Recovery Room, 17714 Sierra Hwy., Canyon Country.
Wednesday - 7:30 p.m. Sierra Vista Middle School, 19425 Stillmore St., Room #705, Canyon Country. Saturday - 7:30 p.m. Library Building, 3015 Mount Pinos Way, Frazier Park.
Saturday - 11:59 p.m. The Cocoon, 17746 Sierra Hwy., Canyon Country.

SC Amateur Radio Club
The Santa Clarita Amateur Radio Club welcomes amateurs and non-HAMs at 7 p.m. the third Wednesday of every month. Meetings are held in Santa Clarita City Hall, 23920 Valencia Blvd. Club members volunteer for L.A. County Disaster Communications Services, DCS, and the city emergency radio services. E-mail f001@lacds.com, www.w6jw.org.

Vietnam era veterans
"Lost Patrol" serves Vietnam era veterans and their families in Santa Clarita, San Fernando, Simi and Antelope Valleys. Join us on the third Sunday of each month at El Torito Mexican Restaurant, 27510 The Old Road, Stevenson Ranch, at 11 a.m. (661) 296-6688 or e-mail trooper76@earthlink.

Assistance for teen moms
The SCV Pregnancy Center provides meetings from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m every Thursday night for a caring, non-judgmental environment where teen moms can come together for support and encouragement. Dinner and childcare provided. For location, registration and information: (661) 255-0082.

weSPARK cancer support
Monday:
In-Treatment Support Group meeting, facilitated by Tara Shore, begins at 11 a.m.
Children Support Group meeting, facilitated by Tara Shore and Sharon Earle, begins at 4 p.m.
Post-Treatment Support Group meeting, facilitated by Tara Shore, begins at 6 p.m.
Restorative Yoga class, facilitated by Melisa Morgan, starts at7:30 p.m.
Tuesday:
Integrative Yoga class, facilitated by Susie Jacobson, starts at 9:30 a.m.
Metastatc Support Group, facilitated by Sharon Earle, takes place at 11 a.m.
Caregivers Support Group, facilitated by Sharon Earle, meets at 6 p.m.
Thursday:
Creative Writing Workshop, facilitated by Tara Shore, starts at 11 a.m.
Grief Support Group, facilitated by Sharon Earle, starts at 6 p.m.
Friday:
Gentle Yoga class starts at 10 a.m.
All meetings take place at 26370 Diamond Place, Suite 507. For more information call (661) 288-2322.

Hospice volunteers needed
Procare Hospice is seeking volunteers to provide support to those facing a life-limiting illness. Training classes beginning soon. For more information, call Linda Martinez at (818) 895-8000.

Sports Club
California's Complete Sports Club, also known as Century City Ski Club, meets the first Tuesday of every month at Marie Callender's on The Old Road at Magic Mountain Parkway in Valencia at 7 p.m. A brief meeting is followed by a social hour. The club is open to anyone 21 or older. Activities include snow skiing, snowboarding, water skiing, wake boarding, bicycling, air chairing, bowling, theater outings and more. For further information, call Don Gately at (661) 255 8873 or visit the club's Web site at www.CCSC.org.

MOMS Club
MOMS Club (Moms Offering Moms Support) of Stevenson Ranch is a nonprofit organization open to all mothers living in Stevenson Ranch. We offer weekly playgroups and monthly activities including mom's night out, field trips, coffee talks, and park dates. If you are interested in joining or would like more information about us, please contact Melissa Kau at Melissa.W.Kau-2@umn.edu.

Men's health at SDFHC
Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers, Inc. reminds the community that it offers targeted health care services for men, including diabetes treatment, preventative health care treatment for heart disease and stroke, and counseling/support for smoking cessation.
SDFHC operates three health centers in the Santa Clarita Valley - Canyon Country Health Center (661) 424-1220, Val Verde Health Center (661) 257-4008, and Newhall Health Center (661) 291-1777 - as well as outreach sites at College of the Canyons and California Institute of the Arts.
SDFHC offers a full range of health care services - physicals, immunizations and vaccines, screenings and diagnostic tests, well baby care, and family planning - to those who may not seek health care elsewhere. Patients pay based on their income. Easily accessible services are available for the entire family in both English and Spanish. Medi-Cal, Blue Cross and Healthy Families are all accepted, and a sliding fee scale is offered.

ACA meeting
The Adult Children of Alcoholics and Dysfunctional Families meets Fridays 12-1 p.m. at the Department of Mental Health, 23501 Cinema Dr. For more information, call (661) 607-2114.

DRA meeting
Duel Recovery Anonymous, a 12-step group for people who recognize they have mental health as well as substance abuse issues, meets Tuesdays from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Department of Mental Health, 23501 Cinema Dr. For more information, call (661) 406-2003.

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