Santa Clarita Calendar

first_imgWhere: Hart High School Auditorium, 24825 N. Newhall Ave., Newhall Tuesday Day Activities: Dancing in the Library What: Are you a fan of Dancing with the Stars? Professional dancer Susana Elena will perform and discuss the art of flamenco dancing in honor of Cinco de Mayo. Call (661) 259-0750. When: 3:30 p.m. Where: Newhall Library, 22704 9th St., Newhall Music: Sing along What: Like to sing, hum, tap your feet or just listen while having a pizza? The local Barbershop Harmony singers meet once monthly, just for fun, to harmonize following their normal Tuesday evening practice. Everyone is welcome to join in or just enjoy the music and camaraderie. The singing’s free. For information, call (661) 259-6109 or visit www.geocities.com/bsharmony. When: 8:45 p.m. Where: Pizza Hut, 23450 Valencia Blvd., Newhall Classes: New sushi class What: A new sushi class will meet Tuesday evenings . The instructor, Haru Nikaido, will teach the making of California rolls (comprised of rice, cucumber, avocado and imitation crab) at the first class. Class size is limited to 15 students per session. Costs will be $3 for seniors, $6 for nonseniors and $2 for the mats needed in making sushi. To make the required reservation, call Elaine at the Senior Center at (661) 259-9444 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. When: 5-7 p.m. Where: SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market St., Newhall Thursday Charity: Designer shopping gala What: Santa Clarita fashion mavens will have a rare opportunity to indulge their shopping fantasies while supporting a good cause at the designer purse and shopping gala benefiting Layne’s Legacy Foundation in Valencia and its numerous programs that help families with children facing life-threatening illnesses. Tickets are $75. For more information, call (818) 700-4822 or visit www.layneslegacy.org. When: 5-10 p.m. Where: Macc Designs Home Furnishings, 25030 Avenue Tibbitts, Valencia Day Activities: Mariachi magic show What: Rafael and Katia will amaze you with dazzling magic tricks, mariachi music and even some comedy. For all ages. Call (661) 251-2720. When: 3:30 p.m. Where: Canyon Country Jo Anne Darcy Library, 18601 Soledad Canyon Road, Canyon Country Saturday Music: Santa Clarita Master Chorale performance What: The Santa Clarita Master Chorale will present a preview of its performance “Songs Without Borders” with a variety of songs and show tunes. For information, call (661) 259-8942. When: noon Where: Valencia Library, 23743 W. Valencia Blvd., Valencia. Day Activities: Highlands School carnival What: The Highlands School spring carnival will feature a rock climber, interactive inflatable park, face painting, 2-for-1 book fair, food booths, children’s arts and crafts, cookie cook-off, silent auction, bake sale, carnival games, entertainment from Santa Clarita groups and a raffle of 30 theme baskets created by each of the K-6 classrooms at Highlands Elementary. Free admission. For more information, call (661) 297-8875. When: 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. Where: Highlands Elementary School, 27332 N. Catala Avenue, Saugus General: Mary Ellen’s Tea Party What: The Friends of Hart Park and Museum will be hosting a fundraising event titled “Mary Ellen’s Tea Party” in honor of Mary Ellen Hart, sister of famed silent film star, William S. Hart. The event will be held at the William S. Hart Hall on the grounds of the William S. Hart Park and Museum. The afternoon entertainment will feature music by the Santa Clarita Master Chorale. Guests will be invited to tour the Hart Museum and Ranch House at noon and will enjoy an afternoon tea at 1:30 p.m. with all the trimmings. There will be a prize for the “Most Interesting Hat” and ladies are encouraged to wear their favorite millinery designs. Tickets are $35 per person and reservations can be made by calling (661) 254-4584. When: Tours noon – 1:30 p.m.; tea party 1:30 p.m. Where: Hart Hall, William S. Hart Park & Museum, 24151 San Fernando Road, Newhall Clubs: Community Hiking Club What: Join Santa Clarita’s new Community Hiking Club on a moderate 2-mile hike along the Old Miner Trail near Magic Mountain. An Adventure Pass is required. For information, call Frank Hoffman at the Nature Center at (661) 259-7721, e-mail [email protected] When: 9:30 a.m. Where: Meet at Placerita Canyon Nature Center, 19152 W. Placerita Canyon Road, Newhall Art Events: Film screening: “Fahrenheit 451” What: Come and enjoy a screening of the film adaptation of Ray Bradbury’s “Fahrenheit 451.” For information, call the library at (661) 251-2720. This event is part of The Big Read, a nationwide reading initiative designed not only to revive literary reading and restore reading to the center of American culture, but to encourage reading for pleasure and bring communities together to read and discuss one book. When: 2-4 p.m. Where: Canyon Country Jo Anne Darcy Library, 18601 Soledad Canyon Road, Canyon Country 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! Monday Music: High School/College Choral Festival What: More than 500 students from 13 local schools will be participating in the 22nd annual Santa Clarita Choral Educators Music Festival, including choirs from Sierra Vista Junior High, Castaic Middle School, Rancho Pico Junior High, Placerita Junior High, Santa Clarita Christian Women’s Choir and Honors Ensemble, Golden Valley High Golden Gals as well as concert choirs from West Ranch, Saugus, Valencia, Hart and Canyon High Schools. Also featured will be the College of the Canyons Chamber Singers and Les Chanteuses and The Master’s College Chorale. Tickets are $8. The concert will be broadcast and podcast on local radio station KHTS 1220 on Sunday, May 13, from 5-7 p.m. When: 7-9:30 p.m. last_img read more