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2Day in the SCV: Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Posted: May 17, 2010 9:16 p.m.
Updated: May 18, 2010 4:55 a.m.

Welcome to's "2day in the SCV," a compendium of today's events and a quick journey through the past, present and future. 

Fifteenth annual Student Art Exhibition
The College of the Canyons Art Gallery hosts the 15th annual Student Art Exhibition, featuring an estimated 75 pieces of art created by COC students.
When: Through Saturday, gallery is open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia

Republican Women Federated meeting
Monthly meeting of Republican Women Federated
When: 10:30 a.m.
Where: IHOP, 24737 Pico Canyon Road, Stevenson Ranch
Contact: (661) 299-1834

Job Hunter's Club
The Santa Clarita WorkSource Center hosts the Job Hunter's Club where participants learn new ways to find a job.
When: 2-4 p.m.
Where: Santa Clarita WorkSource Center at College of the Canyons' University Center 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Suite 250, Valencia
Contact: (661) 799-9675

Cooperative Parenting and Divorce
Cooperative Parenting and Divorce program is designed to assist divorcing or divorced parents in reducing parental conflict, and the risk factors that influence the child's post-divorce adjustment as well as improve the quality of the parental relationship in situations of joint custody, separate maintenance, change of custody and paternity.
When: Tuesdays in May, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: Santa Clarita Activities Center, Santa Clarita Room A, 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway
Contact: (661) 250-3708 or

Myrna Condie talk
The Mes Amies women's group hosted by the Betty Ferguson Foundation
What: Myrna Condie, Santa Clarita Valley resident and 2009 California Mother of the Year, will share her life story, her philosophy on parenting and family and experiences as a foster mother. A Mother's Day tea party will also be held.
When: 7 p.m.
Where: 25510 W. Ave. Stanford, Suite #104, Valencia
Contact: (661) 702-8712 or

Planning Commission meeting
The Santa Clarita Planning Commission hosts its regular meeting
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Santa Clarita City Hall Council Chambers, 23920 Valencia Blvd.

La Mesa spring concert
La Mesa Junior High School presents its spring concert, featuring intermediate and advanced bands and jazz ensemble. Free.
When: 7 p.m.
Where: La Mesa Junior High School's multipurpose room, 26623 May Way, Canyon Country

‘A Midsummer Night's Dream'
Placerita Junior High School's drama department presents its spring play and dinner theater, "A Midsummer Night's Dream." Show today. Tickets $7. Dinner theater catered by Stonefire Grill on Wednesday at Tanner Hall. Tickets $12.
When: 7 p.m. today, Wednesday's dinner theater at 6 p.m.
Where: Placerita Junior High School's Tanner Hall, 25015 Newhall Ave., Newhall

Newhall School District meeting
The Newhall School District governing board hosts its regular meeting
When: 7 p.m.
Where: District office board room, 25375 Orchard Village Road, Valencia
Contact: (661) 291-4000

Saugus Union meeting
The Saugus Union School District hosts its regular meeting
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Bridgeport Elementary School, 23670 Newhall Ranch Road, Valencia
Contact: (661) 294-5300

‘Food Inc.' screening
Local chiropractor Dr. Roger De Sesa hosts a screening of "Food Inc." a documentary by Robert Kenner that explores where the food we purchase at grocery stores comes from.
When: 7:30-9:15 p.m.
Where: Dr. Roger De Sesa's office, 27674 Newhall Ranch Road, Suite 65, Valencia
Contact: To RSVP, call (661) 294-0429

Sierra Pelona meeting
Sierra Pelona Rock Club holds "All About Pearls" meeting with Evelyn Velie. Guests are invited to bring their pearls for identification.
When: 7:30 p.m.
Where: Greenbrier Mobile Estates East clubhouse, 21301 Soledad Canyon Road, Canyon Country

Game of the Day
St. John Bosco at Hart
What: Baseball, CIF-Southern Section Division I wild card
When: 3:15 p.m.
Where: Hart High baseball field

Hall-of-Fame sportscaster Jack Whitaker is 86. Actor Robert Morse is 79. Baseball Hall-of-Famer Brooks Robinson is 73. Baseball Hall-of-Famer Reggie Jackson is 64. Rock musician Rick Wakeman is 61. Country singer George Strait is 58. Actor Chow Yun-Fat is 55. Comedian-writer Tina Fey is 40. Rapper Special Ed is 36. Rock singer Jack Johnson is 35. Rhythm-and-blues singer Darryl Allen (Mista) is 30. Actor Matt Long is 30. Actor Spencer Breslin is 18.

2Day in History
Today is Tuesday, May 18, the 138th day of 2010. There are 227 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On May 18, 1980, the Mount St. Helens volcano in Washington state exploded, leaving 57 people dead or missing.

Ten years ago: Sante Kimes and Kenneth Kimes, mother-and-son grifters, were convicted in New York of murdering Irene Silverman in a plot to steal her elegant townhouse mansion.

Five years ago:
President George W. Bush offered his unqualified support for Egypt's political reform process as he received Prime Minister Ahmed Nazief at the White House.

One year ago:
President Barack Obama told Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu during a White House meeting he needed to stop Jewish settlements and should grasp a "historic opportunity" to make peace with the Palestinians.

California Lottery
Mega Millions
20-21-40-47-56 Mega: 12
Draw date: Friday, May 14
Jackpot: $42 million

3-9-12-13-38 Mega: 26
Draw date: Saturday, May 15
Jackpot: $14 million

Fantasy 5
Draw date: Monday, May 17

Daily 4
Draw date: Monday, May 17

Daily 3
Midday: 7-0-2
Evening: 8-5-1
Draw date: Monday, May 17

Daily Derby
1st: 02 Lucky Star
2nd: 08 Gorgeous George
3rd: 07 Eureka
Race time: 1:46.91
Draw date: Monday, May 17


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