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2Day in the SCV: Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010

Posted: September 21, 2010 4:01 p.m.
Updated: September 22, 2010 4:30 a.m.

Joy Bible study
Who: Grace Baptist Church
What: Joy of Living Bible Study for women; an interdenominational, in-depth study of God’s word in an informal, small group setting. A 12-week study of the Book of Job. Child care available for children through age 5.
When: Every Wednesday through Dec. 8 at 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Where: 22833 Copper Hill Drive, Saugus 91350
Contact: Fran Padgett at (661) 254-1039 or e-mail

Resume rally
What: Learn effective resume and job search tips. Free.
When: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: COC Canyon Country Campus, Quad 1, Building B, Room 110, 17200 Sierra Highway, Canyon Country 91351
Info: (661) 362-3286

‘Project Return’
What: Project Return, a peer support self-help group, hosts a meeting.
When: 12:30-2:30 p.m.
Where: Santa Clarita Department of Mental Health, 23501 Cinema Drive, Suite 200, Valencia
Contact: (661) 288-4800

Political cartoonists panel
What: A conversation with political cartoonists David Brown and Steve Greenberg, moderated by Professor Russell Richardson.
When: 1-2 p.m.
Where: COC Art Gallery, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia 91355
Contact: Larry Hurst at (661) 362-3875 or

Veterans’ aid and attendance benefit
What: Learn about VA benefits, financial assistance, qualifications, and help in covering the cost of senior living. RSVP required.
When: 2 p.m.
Where” Pacifica Senior Living, 24305 Lyons Ave., Newhall 91321
Contact: (661) 255-3100

Job Hunters’ Club
What: The Santa Clarita WorkSource Center hosts a workshop for people to learn about job networking and job search tools.
When: 2-4 p.m.
Where: Santa Clarita WorkSource Center, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road Suite 250, Valencia 91355
Contact: (661) 799-9675

SCV Improv Festival
What: One week of “madness and insanity” featuring workshops and shows. Support local actors and artists.
When: Through Sunday, 5 p.m.-12:30 a.m.
Where: The SCV Space, 27600 Bouquet Canyon Road, Suite 120, Valencia 91355

Meet the new fire chief
What: Meet Assistant Fire Chief Bill Niccum at this meet-and-greet open house and learn about fire-safety programs.
When: 5-7 p.m.
Where: Santa Clarita City Hall, Century Room, 23920 Valencia Blvd., Valencia 91355
Contact: (661) 255-4939

Vehicle tips for women
What: Vehicle maintenance and safety tips for women. Free to attend. Registration required.
When: 5-7 p.m.
Where: College of the Canyons, PDR #2, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia 91355
Contact: (661) 362-3229

Hart, COC joint meeting
What: The William S. Hart Union High School District board and trustees from the Santa Clarita Community College District, which oversee College of the Canyons host a joint meeting.
When: 6 p.m.
Where: Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center Room 258, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia 91355

Hall of Fame
induction ceremony

What: Saugus High School hosts its Hall of Fame induction ceremony and dinner for local athletes and coaches. Costs $35 per person.
When: 6-9 p.m.
Where: Rio Norte Junior High School, 28771 Rio Norte Drive, Santa Clarita, CA 91354
Contact: (661) 755-2701 or e-mail

Eat to Beat Cancer lecture

What: Tami Hulcher presents her popular lecture series on preventing cancer by having a proper diet. RSVP required. Free admission.
When: 7-8 p.m.
Where: Valencia Hills Clubhouse, 24060 Oakvale Drive, Valencia 91355
Contact: (866) 313-8177 or

Drug-abuse seminar
What: The William S. Hart Union High School District hosts a free drug awareness seminar for parents to learn about student drug and alcohol abuse.
When: 7-9 p.m.
Where: Canyon High School auditorium, 19300 W. Nadal St., Canyon Country 91351
Contact: Andrew Gilberts at

Beginners salsa dance
What: Cuban-style salsa lessons, no partner required. Costs $5,
When: Every Wednesday. Beginners 7-8:15 p.m., intermediate 8:15-9:15 p.m.
Where: Courtyard by Marriott, 28523 Westinghouse Place, Valencia 91355.
Info: (661) 618-1105

Today is Wednesday, Sept. 22, the 265th day of 2010. There are 100 days left in the year. Autumn arrives at 8:09 p.m.

Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 22, 1776, during the Revolutionary War, Capt. Nathan Hale, 21, was hanged as a spy by the British in New York.

Ten years ago: President Bill Clinton directed the release of 30 million barrels of oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, the government’s emergency stockpile. Kraft Foods recalled all taco shells sold nationwide in supermarkets under the Taco Bell brand after tests confirmed they were made with StarLink, a genetically engineered corn not approved for human consumption.

Five years ago: Hurricane Rita, weakened to Category 4 status, closed on the Texas coast, sending hundreds of thousands of people fleeing on a frustratingly slow, bumper-to-bumper exodus.

2day's birthdays

Baseball Hall of Fame manager Tommy Lasorda is 83. NBA Commissioner David Stern is 68. Musician King Sunny Ade is 64. Actor Paul Le Mat is 64. Retired Capt. Mark Phillips is 62. Rock singer David Coverdale (Deep Purple, Whitesnake) is 59. Actress Shari Belafonte is 56. Singer Debby Boone is 54. Country singer June Forester (The Forester Sisters) is 54. Singer Nick Cave is 53. Rock singer Johnette Napolitano is 53.


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