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Today in the SCV: Friday, July 29, 2011

Posted: July 29, 2011 1:55 a.m.
Updated: July 29, 2011 1:55 a.m.

Vacation Bible School
What: Western-themed activities, crafts, treats and more for kids ages 4-12. Free.
When: 9 a.m. to noon
Where: North Oaks Church of Christ, 27570 Whites Canyon Road, Canyon Country 91351
Contact: (661) 252-2298 or

‘QuickBooks Point of Sale’
What: Learn how to use this powerful software tool to manage the complex and time-consuming financial issues facing retailers today. Costs $60 with a $2 parking fee.
When: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center, Room 309, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia 91355
Contact: (661) 362-5900

Summer sunset concert
What: Weekly outdoor concert at the Valencia Marketplace. The Red Elvises will perform rock with a Russian twist. Free.
When: Every Friday 6-8 p.m. through Aug. 12
Where: Marketplace amphitheater, between McBean and Lyons along The Old Road, Valencia 91355

Jazz and Blues concert
What: The annual Jazz and Blues concert series, featuring jazz musicians, food and kid games. Free.
When: Friday nights 7-9:30 p.m. through Aug. 26
Where: Town Center Drive in Valencia

What: A comedic play by Bryan Fogel and Sam Wolfson. Tickets cost $20 for adults, $17 for students and seniors.
When: Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m.; Sundays at 2 p.m. through July 30
Where: Repertory East Playhouse, 24266 Main St., Newhall 91321
Contact: (661) 288-0000

Today in history
Today is Friday, July 29, the 210th day of 2011. There are 155 days left in the year.
Today’s Highlight in History: On July 29, 1981, Britain’s Prince Charles married Lady Diana Spencer at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London.
Ten years ago: In a nonbinding referendum, residents of Vieques voted overwhelmingly for the U.S. Navy to immediately stop bombing on the Puerto Rican island
Five years ago: The U.S. command announced it was sending 3,700 troops to Baghdad to try to quell sectarian violence sweeping the Iraqi capital.
One year ago: Army Spc. Bradley Manning was flown from a detention facility in Kuwait to the Marine Corps brig in Quantico, Va., to await trial on charges of giving military secrets to WikiLeaks.

Today's birthdays
Comedian “Professor” Irwin Corey is 97. Actor Robert Horton is 87. Former Sen. Nancy Kassebaum-Baker is 79. Actor Robert Fuller is 77. Former Sen. Elizabeth H. Dole is 75. Actor David Warner is 70. Rock musician Neal Doughty (REO Speedwagon) is 65. Marilyn Tucker Quayle, wife of former Vice President Dan Quayle, is 62. Actor Mike Starr is 61. Documentary maker Ken Burns is 58. Style guru Tim Gunn (TV: “Project Runway”) is 58. Rock singer-musician Geddy Lee (Rush) is 58. Rock singer Patti Scialfa (Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band) is 58. Actress Alexandra Paul is 48. Country singer Martina McBride is 45. Rock musician Chris Gorman is 44.

California lottery
Mega Millions

20-25-35-52-55 Mega: 10
Draw date: Tuesday, July 26
Jackpot: $74 million

4-6-15-16-42 Mega: 16
Draw date: Wednesday, July 27
Jackpot: $8 million

Fantasy 5
Draw date: Thursday, July 28

Daily 4
Draw date: Thursday, July 28

Daily 3
Midday: 4-9-6
Evening: 9-7-3
Draw date: Thursday, July 28

Daily Derby
1st: 08 Gorgeous George
2nd: 12 Lucky Charms
3rd: 02 Lucky Star
Race time: 1:40.73
Draw date: Thursday, July 28


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