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Posted: May 2, 2008 4:30 p.m.
Updated: July 3, 2008 5:02 a.m.
Hart Park, Newhall: Fashion Show and Luncheon
The Home Tour League is seeking volunteers for its December 2008 holiday event. For more information 253-8082, or visit

Castaic: Castaic Days
The first ever Castaic Days will be a weekend festival of fun activities for the whole family to enjoy, including live music performances, an evening movie on the lake, an in-water boat show, kids fishing, wake board demonstration, kayaking on the lake and a 10m/5k/1k run.
Castaic Days will feature local restaurants and business as well as an arts and crafts fair. This event will be held Friday May 2 through Sunday May 4. It is free to the public. For more information visit

Thousand Trails: Civil War Days
Thousand Trails Preserve and the American Civil War Society present their annual Civil War Days at Thousand Trails preserve, 4700 Crow Valley Rd. in Acton on Saturday and Sunday, June 7 and 8. Camps are open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday. A period dance and gambling hall are scheduled at 7 a.m. on Saturday. The cost is $5 per person. There is no charge for school groups. For more information call 269-1740.

Paseo Club: Monopoly Mania
The SCV School & Business Alliance will host its fourth installment of Monopoly Mania on Saturday, May 10 at 5:30 p.m. at the Paseo Club in Valencia. Participants in the annual game-fest, the Alliance's signature fundraiser, spend a lively evening buying, selling and monopolizing properties while sending fellow players "to jail." Tickets are $75 per person and include game participation and dinner. Must be 18 and over. For more information call 259-0033, ext. 230.

California Institute of the Arts: Wine Classic
The 20th annual Wine Classic will be held on May 31. The event is taking place in the Main Gallery at California Institute of the Arts from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. and will feature a wide variety of vintage and current wines for tasting and purchase, as well as gourmet cuisine from some of the Santa Clarita Valley's finest restaurants and caterers.

Discounts will be given to those who purchase tickets early. $65 each/$120 a pair through March 28, $70 each/$130 a pair from March 29 to March 30, $80 each/$150 a pair at the door. Tickets may be purchased by calling 362-3415 or 362-5604. Visit

Hurricane Harbor: Polar Bear Plunge
On May 3, the Special Olympics Santa Clarita Valley will hold its third annual Polar Plunge event at Six Flags Hurricane Harbor. Jump into the Wave Pool to raise money, win rewards and have a good time.
Everyone that raises $100 or more will receive free admission to Hurricane Harbor for the entire day and a Polar Plunge T-shirt. Space is limited. To sign up or for more information call 253-2121 or e-mail

Hyatt Valencia: SCV Man and Woman of the Year
The SCV Man and Woman of the Year 2008 awards dinner will be held on May 2 at the Hyatt Valencia. No-host cocktails 6 p.m. Dinner and program 7 p.m. Table sponsorships and commemorative ads are available. Call 298-4586 for information.

Repertory East Playhouse: 'The Full Monty'
The Repertory East Playhouse will continue its Main Stage Series with the hit Broadway musical, The Full Monty. The play opens on Friday, May 16 (and runs through June 14), with an opening night gala at 7 p.m. and curtain at 8 p.m. Showtimes are Friday and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets are $18/$16. Advanced reservations are highly recommended. For tickets, purchase online at, or call 288-0000.

The REP is located at 24266 Main Street in Newhall. The REP will also host two post show discussions on Sunday, May 18 and May 25 immediately following the show.

Repertory East Playhouse: Open Auditions, Shakespeare in the Park
This summer, The Repertory East Playhouse in collaboration with The Canyon Theatre Guild will be holding open auditions for Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew as part of this summer's Shakespeare In the Park. Auditions will be held on Saturday May 10 from 11a.m. to 4 p.m.

All of those interested must come with a one minute prepared Shakespearean monologue and be prepared for cold readings from the script.

Auditions will take place at the Canyon Theatre Guild, 24242 Main St. in Newhall. For more information please call the REP at 288-0000 or the CTG at 799-2707.


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