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Posted: July 13, 2008 12:14 a.m.
Updated: September 13, 2008 5:02 a.m.

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Lexus Jazz and Blues Series

The sounds of live jazz and blues bands once again fill Town Center Drive in Valencia during the 10th annual Lexus of Valencia Jazz & Blues Concert Series. Hours for the concerts will be 7 - 9:30 p.m. and they will take place on Town Center Drive adjacent to the Hyatt Valencia. No pets or outside food or beverages are allowed. Admission is free. The concert line-up includes: Friday — Doña Oxford; July 25 — Louie Cruz Beltran; Aug. 1 — Lightnin’ Willie & the Poorboys, Aug. 8 — Lori Andrews JazHarp Quartet, Aug. 15 — Tom Nolan Band, Aug. 22 — Teresa James & the Rhythm Tramps, Aug. 29 — The Delgado Brothers, Sept. 5 — Michael John & the Bottom Line. For more information regarding the series or sponsorship opportunities, call Barbara Myler at (661) 290-2911.

Child & Family Center Golf

The Child & Family Center is Going Green Fore the Kids at its 10th annual Golf Invitational on Monday at the Tournament Players Club in Valencia from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information contact Cheryl Jones at (661) 255-6847, ext. 3018 or

Art Show & Wine Tasting
Vino 100 presents local artist, Kelly Hackney on Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. Hackney’s art will be on display, much of it wine-related. A wine tasting will be included in the event. Vino 100 is located at 28112 Newhall Ranch Road. For more information, call (661) 294-6886 or visit

Roshambo Tournament
Join hundreds of people at the Santa Clarita Activities Center on Saturday in the largest Roshambo (rock, paper and scissors) Tournament ever held in the Santa Clarita Valley — and all for a good cause, the youth programs of the Santa Clarita Valley Family YMCA. The event starts at 5 p.m. Earn prizes, enjoy some food and dress up for this wacky event. For more information call (661) 253-3593 or visit

SCValley Mommies Boutique presents a “Holiday in July” Boutique & Sale on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Valencia Library Community Room, 23743 W. Valencia Blvd. Shop national and local vendors including Discovery Toys, PartyLite, Creative Memories, Heritage Makers, Arbonne, Musical Stepping Stones, Avon, and Barefoot Books. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, e-mail

Upcoming Events
Seniors Club Events
July 16 — Beach trip: bus leaves from Richard Rioux Park at 9:10 a.m. Drop off will be at 4 p.m. There is a fee of $2 per person.
July 18 — Recreation Day at the Castaic Regional Sports Complex from 10 a.m. to noon.
July 25 — Pizza Day (Dominos) at the Castaic Regional Sports Complex from 10 a.m. to noon.

The Grief Program
The Grief Program of Santa Clarita is offering a free community presentation on the tools and skills for working through grief and loss. The presentation starts at 7 p.m. on Thursday at Santa Clarita City Hall, 23920 Valencia Blvd. For more information call (661) 733-0692

Community Fundraiser
The Girl’s Varsity basketball team at Golden Valley is holding a community fundraiser on Friday.  A bus will go to the Family Fued show from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pickup and drop off will be at Golden Valley High in front of the gym. Admission is free and the event is open to the public.  Anyone over 15 is welcome to participate. Dress appropriately for a TV show. Lunch will not be provided.  All money raised will go to the Golden Valley Girl’s Basketball team. For more information, contact Girl’s Head Varsity Basketball Coach James Wilson at (661) 204-1896.

REP “81 Series”
The Repertory East Playhouse will continue the highly anticipated “81 Series” on Friday at 8 p.m. with the critically acclaimed drama, HurlyBurly by David Rabe. Be a part of the 81 at the Opening Night Wine Reception at 7 p.m. with curtain at 8 p.m. Opening Night Wine Reception is sponsored by Loose Goose Wine Festival. HurlyBurly is a riveting dark comedy which chronicles the non-events in the lives of a group of fast talking, narcissistic, L.A. based professionals, nose deep in the decadent, perverted, cocaine laden culture that is Hollywood.  We follow the characters, who can’t seem to slow down long enough to breathe, let alone make sense of their lives, as they pursue their sex crazed, dope ridden vision of the American Dream. HurlyBurly opens Friday and will run through Aug. 2. Show times are Friday and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. This is a limited engagement performance. This show contains adult language and adult situations and is intended for mature audiences only. For tickets, purchase online at or call (661) 288-0000. The REP is located at 24266 Main Street Newhall, CA. 91321
Songwriters & Composers Circle
The SCV Songwriters and Composers Circle will meet Saturday, July 19 from 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. at 18356 Soledad Canyon Road in Canyon Country. For more information or to RSVP, e-mail Manak at

Golf Tournament
Hart High School Girls’ volleyball team is having a fundraiser golf tournament at the TPC in Valencia on Monday, July 21 starting at 7:30 a.m. For more information,  call (661) 702-9091.

Children’s Bureau Opportunities
The Children’s Bureau is holding a parent information meeting for those interested in foster parenting or adoption on Thursday, July 24 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church.  For more information, call (661) 272-9996 or visit

Citrus Classic Balloon Festival
The inaugural Citrus Classic Balloon Festival will be held July 25,  26 in Santa Paula. For more information, visit or call Carla Edwards at (805) 432-0903.

A. A. Moonlight Dance
Santa Clarita Valley Convention of A.A. is hosting their fifth Annual Enchanting Moonlight Dance on Saturday, July 26 from 4 p.m. to midnight. Event includes BBQ Dinner, A.A. Gratitude Speaker, Carnival Games for the whole family and dancing. Located at the Jack Bones Jr. Equestrian Center in Castaic. Just $10 per person. RSVP on-line at or call (661) 310-0384.

Spanish for Children
Introduce your children to the basics of conversational Spanish. The College of the Canyons Community and Continuing Education program will offer classes for children ages 5 to 7 and their parents, and ages 8 to 10, Mondays and Wednesdays from July 7 to July 30. For more information call (661) 362-3300 or visit

Castaic Lake Programs
The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation is hosting two new programs at Castaic Lake Recreation Area. For Movies at the Lake, the community is invited to bring snacks, a comfortable chair or blanket and enjoy a family movie in Paradise Cove on the lagoon. Vehicle parking is $11 but the movie is free. Movies are scheduled for Aug. 8, Sept. 5 and Oct. 3. A Summer Campfire Talk Series will be held every Saturday at the new campground amphitheater, on the east side of the lagoon, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The topic for July 12 is scuba diving. There will also be talks about sailing, kayaking, fishing, astronomy and local history. For information call (661) 257-4050.

LETMESAIL July Activities
LETMESAIL, (Lifestyle Enrichment Through Meaningful Exercise, Social Activity and Independent Living) for teenagers and adults with disabilities, will be hosting the following July events for registered clients:
Sunday, July 13, 5 - 6:30 p.m., SNAP Flag Football, COC Upper Field, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road.
Monday, July 14, 10 - 11 a.m., Placerita Nature Center Hike, Placerita Nature Center, 19152 Placerita Canyon Road.
Saturday, July 19, 7 - 9:30 p.m., Luau and Dance, LARC Ranch, 29890 Bouquet Canyon Road.
Monday, July 21; 10 - 11 a.m.; Towsley Canyon Hike; I-5 Exit at Calgrove.
Wednesday, July 23, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., Emergency Saftey Class, Regional Center, 28470 Avenue Stanford, Suite 100.
Friday, July 25, 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Griffith Park Observatory, Griffith Park.
Monday, July 28 - Friday, Aug. 1,  9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Summer Splash Day Camp, LETMESAIL Center, 28304 Constellation Road.
Monday, July 28, 10 - 11 a.m., Towsley Canyon Hike, I-5 Exit at Calgrove.
Monday, July 28, 6 - 7 p.m., SNAP Flag Football, COC Upper Field, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road.
RSVP required by calling Chris at LETMESAIL (661) 702-8555 or e-mail For more information visit Volunteer opportunities are available.

July WorkSource Calendar
These workshops are free to job seekers in the community. The Santa Clarita WorkSource Center is located at 20655 Soledad Canyon Road, #25.
Monday, July 14: Practice Interviewing from 9 to 11 a.m.
Tuesday, July 15: CalJobs/Internet Job Search from 9 to 11 a.m.
Thursday, July 17: Transferable Skills from 9 to 11 a.m.
Tuesday, July 22: “Discover” Career Advisement from 9 to 11 a.m.
Wednesday, July 23: Networking Job Club from 9 to 11 a.m.
Thursday, July 24: Interviewing from 9 to 11 a.m.
Monday, July 28: Practice Interviewing from 9 to 11 a.m.
Thursday, July 31: Resume from 9 to 11 a.m.

Henry Mayo Hospital Calendar
First Weeks Breastfeeding Support Group - Support group meets each Thursday from 9:30 to 11 a.m. to discuss breastfeeding and newborn issues. ARU Dining Room, Pavilion, on the hospital’s campus. Cost: $10. For more information, call (661) 253-8238.
Maternity Tours, July 17, 24, 31 – An informative guided tour designed to introduce expectant parents to the Henry Mayo’s maternity’s services. Meet in the hospital’s main lobby at 6:45 p.m. Cost: Free. For more information, call (661) 253-8607.
Bosom Buddies, July 14 – Breast cancer patients and their families and friends are invited to a night of sharing and caring. Support group meets in Henry Mayo’s Foundation Room #1 from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Please RSVP with the American Cancer Society by calling (661) 298-0886, Opt. 3.
Free Community CPR Class, July 17 – Open to anyone who wants to learn CPR but does not need to be certified. Class meets from 7 to 8 p.m. in Henry Mayo’s Foundation Rooms 4 & 5.  Class is free but seats are limited. Register in advance by calling (661) 253-8888.
Tyke Hike, July 17 – Children learn how to be a big brother or sister and how to behave safely around the newborn from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Register in Henry Mayo’s front lobby. Cost: Free. For more information, call (661) 253-8607.
Transitions to Parenthood, July 22 – Postpartum-depression specialist Diana Barnes, Psy.D. teaches this class which focuses on the emotional and psychological issues that can arise the first year after delivery. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. in Greeley Education Center.  Cost: $35.  For more information and to register, call (661) 253-8607.
Child and Infant CPR Class, July 29 – Parents gain the confidence to handle stressful and potentially dangerous situations by learning choking aid procedures and CPR. Class meets from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Greeley Education Center.  Cost: $35.  To register, call (661) 253-8607.
Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital is located at 23845 McBean Parkway, Valencia 91355-2083. For more information, visit or call 661-253-8000.

Friday Night Flickers
The Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society presents classic silent comedies on Friday, Aug. 1 at 7:30 p.m. The films will be shown outdoors near the historic Saugus Train Station in Heritage Junction, Newhall. Live accompaniment will be provided by organist Bob Mitchell. Bring your own lawn chairs and blankets. Donation is $5. Free popcorn included. Films include Laurel & Hardy’s “Big Business,” Buster Keaton’s “One Week,” and Georges Melies’ “A Trip to the Moon.” For more information, contact Pat Saletore at (661) 254-1275 or visit

Heart of the Canyons Broadcast
On Aug. 1, between 6:30 and 9 p.m., and on Aug. 2, between 8:30 a.m. and noon, Christian author Beth Moore will be delivering a message to women across the country via satellite. Heart of the Canyons Church is participating as a host church. Sessions will be held at La Mesa Junior High School, 26623 May Way in Canyon Country. Tickets are $35 per person. For tickets or for more information, call (661) 255-7246 ext. 0 or visit

Shopping for the Boys & Girls Club
Between Aug. 6 - 17, customers shopping at the Santa Clarita JCPenney will have the chance to round up their total purchase to the next dollar and donate the difference to the JCPenney Afterschool Fund, which will donate the money to the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley. For more information, contact Jaci Hoffman at (661) 297-3692.

Hot August Nights
On Saturday, Aug. 16, the Tournament Players Club in Valencia will be the site of an evening of entertainment by blues artist Teresa James and the Rhythm Tramps — all to benefit The Painted Turtle camp for children with life-threatening illnesses. For information visit

Hollister Shipmates Reunion
There will be a USS Hollister (DD-788) crew reunion in Branson, Mo. Sept. 17-21. Shipmates are being sought. Contact Mrs. Nelda Rupp, 15440 SE Hartnell Ave., Portland, OR 97267. Call at (503) 656-4949 or e-mail at

LARC Annual Fundraiser
The LARC Foundation annual fundraiser is on Sunday, Sept. 21. Lunch is served at 1 p.m. and entertainment, featuring Raymond Michael, Elvis impersonator, begins at 2:30 p.m. Prices are $125 for adults, $50 for children and $325 for the family package that includes two adult and two child tickets. Proceeds benefit the LARC Foundation. For more information, call (661) 296-8636 ext. 219.

Hart Class of ‘68 Reunion
On Saturday, Oct. 18, the Hart High School Class of 1968 will be meeting from 6:30 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. at the El Chaparral Mexican restaurant on Soledad Canyon Road for their 40th class reunion. For questions, RSVPs or to submit pictures for the reunion memory book, contact Karen Deason Campbell at (209) 862-1898 or

Rubber Ducky Regatta
Thee Samuel Dixon Family Health Center is holding their 6th Annual Rubber Ducky Regatta on Saturday, Oct. 18 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Castaic Lake. The rubber duck race will be held at 1 p.m.  For information about duck adoptions, visit For general information, call (661) 257-2339, ext. 302 or visit

Celebrity Waiter Dinner
The annual Celebrity Waiter Dinner date has been set for Friday, Feb. 20. The dinner will benefit the Respite Adult Day Care program offered by the SCV Senior Center. For more information, contact Chris Ball at (661) 288-0186 or Pat Willett at (661) 259-0033, ext. 227.

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:
Aug. 14 — Tammie Bowser on Quilted Photography
Sept. 11 — Game Night
Oct. 9 — Featuring Guild Member Nancy Mayer
Nov. 13 — Jake Finch on 12 Steps to Recovering Money from Your Fabric Addiction.
For information e-mail Adva Price at or visit the Web site at

Rancho Camulos Museum
Rancho Camulos Museum is a National Historic Landmark where the early Californio lifestyle is preserved in its original rural environment. The non-profit museum is a portion of the ranch containing the main adobe, cocina, chapel, schoolhouse and beautiful grounds. The museum is located on Highway 126, 10 miles west of the I-5 freeway in Piru. (Next to the first fruit stand on the left)  For information call (805) 521-1501 or visit Docent led one- hour tours are conducted Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 1 p.m. to  4 p.m.  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.

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. the park ranger will lead a nature hike through the park. The hike will last approximately one hour. 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.
For information, call (661) 268-0840. 

Santa Clarita Artists’ Association
Monthly meetings of the Santa Clarita Artists’ Association are held on the third Monday of each month at 7 p.m., excluding holidays, at Westfield Town Center Mall Community Room. Non-members are welcome and may attend their first meeting for free. For more information visit or e-mail Dianne Foderaro at

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

Placerita Canyon Nature Center
Placerita Canyon Nature Center winter programs. All events held at the Placerita Canyon Nature Center, 19152 Placerita Canyon Road, Newhall. Info: (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 - 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. Call the Nature Center for more information, or visit

Come Sing the Oldies
You are invited to join the Santa Clarita Silvertone Singers & Rhythm Review every Monday from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. at the Bouquet Canyon Senior Living Facility (rec. room), 26705 Bouquet Canyon Road., Saugus. For more information call (661) 296-3321.

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 9:30 to 10 a.m. For details contact Diana at 251-5144.

Dance Cuban Salsa
Free salsa classes are held every second and fourth Sunday at 11 a.m. at Newhall Park at 15th Street and 24909 Newhall Ave. Dancing is outside, so wear a hat and tennis shoes. Classes may be canceled due to weather and on three-day weekends, so check for more information or call Jonathan at (661) 618-1105.

Pride in the Lake
Every second Saturday of the month, 9 to 11 a.m., staff and volunteers help to keep Castaic Lake beautiful by removing litter and landscaping different areas each month. Meet at the Lagoon launch ramp parking lot. Please bring your own gloves and equipment, if you have it. For information call (661) 257-5034.

SCV Antique Auto Club
Every second Saturday of the month meetings take place at the Bouquet Canyon Church, 27000 Bouquet Canyon Road. in Saugus, starting at 7:30 p.m. All kinds of classic cars are welcome. For information e-mail or call (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
If you are struggling with the loss of the loved one, come to be with others who are going through the same thing. We offer a safe environment for people to share their feelings, discuss their fears, and begin the healing process. Groups meet Wednesdays 10  to 11:30 a.m. through May at 10200 Sepulveda Blvd. #115, in Mission Hills. For more information call Sara Berman at (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. For more information e-mail Thomas turner at or go online to

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. For further information or to verify the time and place call (661) 296-6688 or e-mail trooper76@earthlink.

Driver Safety Training
The AARP Driver Safety Program hosts Driver Safety Training the second Friday, 2 to 6 p.m. and Saturday 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. of the month at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center, 22900 Market St., Newhall.  Four-hour refresher classes are also being offered on a Saturday of alternate months for those who have completed the AARP eight-hour within the past three years. These courses cover the rules of the road as well as safe driving strategies. Completion of either of these classes will earn each participant a three year certificate, and for drivers 55 and over, an auto insurance credit. Info: (661) 259-9444, or

Assistance For Teen Moms
The SCV Pregnancy Center provides a caring, non-judgmental environment where Teen Moms can come together for support and encouragement. The program offers group discussion, insights into motherhood, child rearing and relationships, friendship building and mentoring, and life skills training. Dinner and childcare provided. Meetings every Thursday night 5:30 p.m. - 7:30  p.m. For location, registration and information call (661)255-0082.

weSPARK Cancer Support
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.
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.
Creative Writing Workshop, facilitated by Tara Shore, starts at 11 a.m.
Grief Support Group, facilitated by Sharon Earle, starts at 6 p.m.
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.

Men of Harmony
Accomplished or shower-singers are welcomed to tune in with the Men of Harmony from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. in Newhall. Meetings take place on every first Tuesday evening of the month at Pizza Hut on Lyons Avenue. For more information call (661) 424-9009 or visit

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

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

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 on Thursday mornings from 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at Parklane Mobile Estates, 20401 Soledad Canyon Road, Canyon Country, 91351, space #651. For details, call (661) 298-1594.


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