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Posted: January 3, 2009 9:34 p.m.
Updated: January 4, 2009 4:59 a.m.
 

Today
The Share Life Carnival will be held 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Heart of the Canyons Church, La Mesa Junior High School, 26623 May Way, Canyon Country. Share life with blood, food and love. Blood drive for Children's Hospital Los Angeles, and food drive for the Hunger Defense Fund food pantry. Carnival games, jumpers, live entertainment, food and beverages for the family, plus a putting green. Everyone is welcome! Info: (661) 255-7246, ext 0, e-mail office@heartofthecanyons.com or visit www.heartofthecanyons.com.

Jan. 11
The Santa Clarita Valley Rose Society will host a free rose-care seminar that will include how to prune roses and how to plant bareroot roses 2:30 p.m. at the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market St., Newhall. Info: (661) 296-5033, rosextckb@aol.com.

Jan. 24
The Santa Clarita Elks Lodge, 17766 Sierra Highway, Canyon Country will roast Carl Goldman. Cocktails at 5:30 p.m., roast starting at 7 p.m. Proceeds benefit the Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers. Tickets are available for $200 per individual or for varying levels by table of 10. Info: (661) 877-5219.

Feb. 20
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. Info: (661) 288-0186, (661) 259-0033, ext. 227.

Upcoming Events
Hot Wheels exhibit in Santa Paula

The California Oil Museum will be showing "Hot Wheels: 40 years of Playing and Collecting" through Feb. 17. Exhibit available for viewing Wednesday-Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission: $4/adults, $3/seniors, $1/youth and free for members. 1001 E. Main St., Santa Paula. Info: (805) 933-0076.

Farmer's Market at COC parking lot
The Santa Clarita Farmer's Market is held every Sunday from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the College of the Canyons, Parking Lot 8 in Valencia. Info: (805) 529-6266, www.vccfarmersmarket.com.

YMCA swim lessons
Youth Swim Lessons start Monday at the Santa Clarita Valley Family YMCA, 26147 McBean Parkway in Valencia. These four week sessions are taught by qualified swim instructors in the YMCA's indoor heated pool. Info: (661) 253-3593.

Braille Institute van at Senior Center
The Mobile Solutions Van from the Braille Institute will be available for the visually impaired at the SCV Senior Center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m Tuesday. Info: (661) 259-9444, ext. 125.

Valencia Library Book Club
The Valencia Library Book Club meets the first Thursday of the month in the community room at the library 7 p.m. to 8:30 pm.
January selection: "Cane River" by Lalita Tademy
January meeting will be held Jan. 8 at Borders Bookstore on Town Center Drive, Valencia.
February selection: "Bone People" by Keri Hulme.
Canyon Country Little League
On site sign-ups for spring session of T-ball, baseball, and fast-pitch softball at the Canyon Country Little League Complex, 16066 W. Sierra Highway, Canyon Country. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Jan. 10. Programs available for all youth between the ages of 4 and 15. Info: www.ccll.org.

Winter fitness for seniors
The Bouquet Canyon Seniors Apartment complex will host a new 50+ fitness program with ACE certified fitness trainer Linda Bennett on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting Jan. 13.
Tuesday - 8:45 a.m. - Line dance class.
Thursday - 8:45 a.m. - Chair pilates class.
26705 Bouquet Canyon Road, Santa Clarita. $5 per class for seniors 60 and over, $6 per class for non-seniors. Info: (661) 993-3969 or (661) 259-9444.

LETMESAIL Jan. calendar
LETMESAIL, (Lifestyle Enrichment Through Meaningful Exercise, Social Activity and Independent Living) for teenagers and adults with disabilities will host:

Monday - 9 a.m.-3 p.m. - "Wacky Winter Day Camp." Meet at LMS office; 28304 Constellation Road.

Monday - 10 a.m. - "Anchors Aweigh Hike Day." Towsley Canyon Trail, I-5 at Calgrove exit.

Wednesday - 9 a.m.-3 p.m. - "Wacky Winter Day Camp." Meet at LMS Office; 28304 Constellation Road.

Friday - 9 a.m.-3 p.m. - "Wacky Winter Day Camp." Meet at LMS Office; 28304 Constellation Road.

Friday - 7 p.m.-9 p.m. - "Anchors Aweigh Dance Class I." Adult Day Health Care Center; 22903 Soledad Canyon Road.

Jan. 20 - 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. - "Art Experience." Cupid's Ball Centerpieces, Adult Day Health Care Center, 22903 Soledad Canyon Road.

Jan. 22 - 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. - "Tae Bo Exercise Class." Santa Clarita Christian Center, 26017 Huntington Lane, Suite B.

Jan. 23 - 7 p.m.-9 p.m. - "Anchors Aweigh Dance Class II." Adult Day Health Care Center, 22903 Soledad Canyon Road.

Jan. 24 - 7 p.m.-9 p.m. - "Red & White Bingo Night." Adult Day Health Care Center, 22903 Soledad Canyon Road

Jan. 26 - 6 p.m.-8 p.m. - "Cooking Club," Heart Healthy Recipes. Adult Day Health Care Center, 22903 Soledad Canyon Road.

Jan. 28 - 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. - "Anchors Aweigh Wellness Wednesday." Regional Center, 28470 Avenue Stanford, Suite 100.

Jan. 30 - 4 p.m. - "The Music Man." Please call the LMS office for play details and ticket purchase
RSVP required by contacting Chris at LETMESAIL. Volunteer opportunities are available. Info: (661) 702-8555 or letmesail1@sbcglobal.net.

Driver safety training
The AARP Driver Safety Program will run full-course classes at the SCV Senior Center on Fridays from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in January. $14 class fee.

Parents With Addicts group
A support group for parents who are coping with a son or daughter's drug or alcohol addiction will meet from 7 p.m. 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. Info: (661) 296-1939.

Tesoro walk club
The Tesoro walk club meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Free and open to the public. Info: (661) 702-8953.

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

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

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. Info: (661) 255-1991.

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 8.

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 a.m. to 10 a.m. Info: (661) 251-5144.

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. Info: (661) 803-2266.

SCV Quilt Guild activities
The Santa Clarita Valley Quilt Guild meets on the second Thursday of each month from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Santa Clarita Methodist Church, 26640 Bouquet Canyon Road, Saugus.

Rancho Camulos Museum
Docent-led public and group tours are offered by appointment year-round. Suggested donation, $5/adults, $3/children and students. Info: (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 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Info: (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. Info: (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 Valencia Town Center Community Room. Nonmembers are welcome and may attend their first meeting for free. Info: 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, and allows members to share ideas and experiences. Info: (661) 259-6437, www.santaclaritakoiclub.com.

Placerita Canyon Nature Center
Placerita Canyon Nature Center kicks off its annual Volunteer-Naturalist Training program Jan. 13. Sessions run from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesdays and Thursdays through March 27 with a graduation dinner planned for March 28. 19152 Placerita Canyon Road, Newhall. Info: (661) 252-6197.

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

Pride in the Lake
Staff and volunteers remove litter and landscape different areas of Castaic Lake from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. every second Saturday of the month. Meet at the Lagoon launch ramp parking lot. Bring gloves and equipment. Info: (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. Info: 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.
Info: (661) 252-3762.

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

SCV songwriter circle meeting
Musician networking and song-sharing circle meets the second Wednesday of each month from 7 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. at Peet's Coffee and Tea House, 27047 McBean Parkway in Valencia. Info: www.myspace.com/scvsongcircle.

 

 

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