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2Day in the SCV: Saturday, Aug. 14, 2010

Posted: August 13, 2010 3:37 p.m.
Updated: August 14, 2010 4:30 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.

Garage-sale fundraiser
What: A garage sale to raise funds for a local mission group’s trip to an orphanage to Belize. Extra funds will be donated to King’s Children’s Home.
When: 7 a.m.-noon
Where: 19121 Dalton St., Newhall 91321
Contact: (661) 877-5160

Bird walk

What: Placerita Canyon Nature Center hosts a bird walk followed by a native animal show.
When: 9-11 a.m. Show runs from 1-2 p.m.
Where: Placerita Canyon Natural Area, 19152 Placerita Canyon Road, Newhall 91321
Contact: (661) 259-7721

Free children’s concert

What: Santa Clarita Little People Day Care and Pre-School hosts a free children’s concert featuring Wendee’s Wacky Music. Appropriate for children 2-5 years old.
When: 10 a.m.
Where: 17873 Sierra Highway, Canyon Country 91351
Contact: (661) 252-6308

Cloth Diapering 101
What: Individuals learn how to use, fold and enjoy cloth diapering.
When: 9-10 a.m.
Where: ABC Baby Furniture, 25030 W. Ave. Stanford, Unit 30, Valencia 91355
Contact: (661) 755-6982 or

Book club meeting

What: The Betty Ferguson Foundation book club, called B.A.B.E., hosts a free meeting.
When: Second Saturday of each month at 10:30 a.m.
Where: Barnes & Noble Valencia, 23630 Valencia Blvd., Valencia 91355
Contact: (661) 702-8712 or visit

Support meeting
What: Support group meeting for those affected by fibromyalgia.
When: Second Saturday of every month at 10:30 a.m. to noon
Where: Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center, 22900 Market St., Newhall 91321
Contact: (661) 270-1961 or

Slip n’ Slide in Valencia
What: A fundraiser for the nonprofit organization Project Parachute, featuring cast members from ABC’s “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette,” a 116-foot-long slip ‘n slide dodgeball and volleyball games and a live DJ. Admission is free.
When: Noon to 3 p.m.
Where: Bridgeport Park, 23521 Bridgeport Lane, Valencia

Relay For Life ‘Bowl-A-Thon’
What: The Relay Committee hosts a bowling fundraiser for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. Costs $25 per person and includes three hours of bowling, shoe rental, two slices of pizza and soda.
When: 5-8 p.m.
Where: Santa Clarita Lanes, 21615 Soledad Canyon Road, Saugus 91350

SCV Jaycees Texas
Hold ’em tourney

What: The Santa Clarita Valley Jaycees will host the fifth annual Brenda Mehling Cancer Fund/Debbie Templeton Texas Hold ‘Em Charity Poker. Evening includes food, drinks, professional dealers, tables and tournament directors provided by the Dealer Dolls. Top 10 players receive a prize. Door prizes, $125 per player (21 and over) or $140 at door, guests (nonplayers) $40, tickets include meal with beer and wine.
When: 6 p.m.
Where: Santa Clarita Activities Center, 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita 91390

Silents Under the Stars
What: William S. Hart Park & Museum screens two Bill Hart silent films, “The Taking of Luke McVane” and “Hell’s Hinges.” Also includes silent auction, a tour of the Hart Collection and dinner. Costs $50, reservations requested.
When: 6 p.m.
Where: William S. Hart Park and Museum, 24151 Newhall Ave., Newhall 91321
Contact: (661) 254-4584

Battle of the Bands
What: People’s choice show featuring five local bands, including Set Match Run, Montezuma, Guilty By Association, Behead Thy King and Timothy Bayona. All ages, $5 at the door.
When: 7-11 p.m.
Where: American Legion Hall, 24527 Spruce St., Newhall 91321
Contact: (661) 259-4745

Ray Doyle and friends
What: Internationally known singer, songwriter and guitarist Ray Doyle performs at Music OutWest, joined by Dave Hall and Bob Rice. Suggested donation of $10 includes refreshments.
When: 8-9:30 p.m.
Where: 24265 Main St., Newhall 91321
Contact: (661) 255-7087

Concerts in the Park

What: The city of Santa Clarita hosts the free “Concerts in the Park” series with Durell Coleman headlining.
When: Through Aug. 28 at 7 p.m.
Where: Central Park, 27150 Bouquet Canyon Road

What: Santa Clarita Regional Theatre hosts its production of the popular musical “Annie” at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center. Tickets cost $12-29.
When: Tonight at 8 p.m., and today and Sunday at 2 p.m.
Where: 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita 91390
Contact: Box office at (661) 799-2702

‘Side Man’
What: Repertory East Playhouse hosts its production of “Side Man” by Warren Leight. Intended for mature audiences only. Tickets cost $18 for adults, $16 for students and seniors.
When: Through Aug. 28, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m.
Where: 24266 Main St., Newhall 91321
Contact: (661) 288-0000 or

‘The Odd Couple’
What: Canyon Theatre Guild hosts its production of “The Odd Couple,” a comedy by Neil Simon. Tickets cost $10-12.
When: Through Aug. 28, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m.
Where: 24242 Main St., Newhall 91321
Contact: (661) 799-2702

2day in history
Today is Saturday, Aug. 14, the 226th day of 2010. There are 139 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History: On Aug. 14, 1935, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act into law.

Ten years ago: the opening night of the Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles, President Bill Clinton offered a triumphant review of his years in office, and exhorted delegates to propel Al Gore on the road to succeed him.

Five years ago: A Cypriot plane crashed into a hill north of Athens, killing all 121 people on board.

One year ago: President Barack Obama denounced what he suggested was news media overemphasis on scenes of angry protesters at town-hall meetings on health care, telling his own town hall-style meeting in Belgrade, Mont. that “TV loves a ruckus.”

2days' birthdays
Singer/songwriter/musician David Crosby (Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young) is 69. Former basketball player Earvin “Magic” Johnson is 51. Singer Sarah Brightman is 50. Actress Susan Olsen is 49. Rock musician Keith Howland (Chicago) is 46. Actress Halle Berry is 44. Actress Catherine Bell is 42. Country musician Cody McCarver (Confederate Railroad) is 42. Rock musician Kevin Cadogan is 40. Actor Scott Michael Campbell is 39. Actress Lalanya Masters is 38. Actor Christopher Gorham is 36. Actress Mila Kunis is 27. Writer Veronica J. Peeples is 23.

California Lottery
Mega Millions
6-17-24-43-55 Mega: 36
Draw date: Friday, Aug. 13
Jackpot: $75 million

13-17-20-23-26 Mega: 15 Draw date: Wednesday, Aug. 11 Jackpot: $22 million

Fantasy 5
Draw date: Friday, Aug. 13

Daily 4
Draw date: Friday, Aug. 13

Daily 3
Midday: 3-0-3
Evening: 0-9-2
Draw date: Friday, Aug. 13

Daily Derby
1st: 03 Hot Shot
2nd: 12 Lucky Charms
3rd: 09 Winning Spirit
Race time: 1:42.07
Draw date: Friday, Aug. 13


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