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2Day in the SCV: Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Posted: June 22, 2011 1:55 a.m.
Updated: June 22, 2011 1:55 a.m.

Rioux Park walking group
What: Walking Wonders welcomes beginning, intermediate or advanced walkers. Go at your own pace, bring comfortable walking shoes, sunscreen and a hat.
When: Every Wednesday from 8:30-9:30 a.m.
Where: Dr. Richard H. Rioux Memorial Park, 6233 W. Faulkner Drive, Stevenson Ranch 91381
Contact: (661) 222-9536

Resume workshop
What: College of the Canyons Career Services holds a free workshop on how to create an effective resume.
When: Noon to 2 p.m.
Where: Student Center PDR 3, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia 91355
Contact: (661) 362-3286

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 p.m.
Where: Santa Clarita WorkSource Center, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Suite 250, Valencia 91355
Contact: (661) 799-9675

Bike night
What: Route 66 holds its weekly Bike Night featuring live music, drinks and barbecue.
When: 5-9 p.m.
Where: 18730 Soledad Canyon Road, Canyon Country 91387

COC meeting
What: The Santa Clarita Community College District, which oversees College of the Canyons, holds a regular meeting.
When: 6 p.m.
Where: Hasley Hall 137, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia 91355

Hart district meeting
What: The William S. Hart Union High School District governing board holds a regular meeting.
When: 7 p.m.
Where: District office, 21515 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita 91350
Contact: (661) 259-0033

PFLAG meeting
What: Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays support group. Everyone welcome.
When: Fourth Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m.
Where: Yellow Room, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 24901 Orchard Village Road, Valencia 91355
Contact: (661) 254-2177

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
Contact: (661) 618-1105

‘Obsessive Reductive’
What: Art exhibit featuring the post-minimalist paintings and sculptures of five artists. Free.
When: Monday through Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. until June 23
Where: College of the Canyons Art Gallery, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia 91355

Don’t go there
What: The city of Santa Clarita will conduct repair work to remove and replace damaged crosswalks.
When: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through July 1
Where: Golden Valley Road at Valley Center Drive in Canyon Country
Contact: (661) 255-4363

2Day's Birthdays

Actor Ralph Waite is 83. Singer-actor Kris Kristofferson is 75. Broadcast journalist Brit Hume is 68. Actress Meryl Streep is 62. Pop singer Cyndi Lauper is 58. Actor-producer-writer Bruce Campbell is 53. Author Dan Brown is 47. Rock singer-musician Mike Edwards is 47. Rock singer Steven Page is 41. TV personality Carson Daly is 38. TV personality/actor Jai Rodriguez is 32. Actress Lindsay Ridgeway is 26.

2Day in History

Today is Wednesday, June 22, the 173rd day of 2011. There are 192 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History: On June 22, 1911, Britain’s King George V was crowned at Westminster Abbey.

Ten years ago: The British government announced that 18-year-old Jon Venables and Robert Thompson, who were 10 years old when they kidnapped and killed toddler James Bulger, had been granted parole.

Five years ago: During a visit to Hungary to commemorate the 1956 revolt against communism, President George W. Bush said war-weary Iraqis could learn from the Hungarians’ long and bloody struggle against tyranny.

One year ago: White House Budget Director Peter Orszag announced he was stepping down.


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