first_imgWhere: Westfield Valencia Town Center, 24201 West Valencia Blvd., Valencia Art Events: Film screening What: Come and enjoy a screening of the film adaptation of Ray Bradbury’s “Illustrated Man”. For information, call the library at (661) 259-8942. This event is part of The Big Read, a nationwide reading initiative designed to revive literary reading and restore reading to the center of American culture. When: 4-6 p.m. Where: Valencia Library, 23743 W. Valencia Blvd., Valencia Clubs: Nature slide show What: The famous Pacific Crest Trail slide show will be presented. For information, call the Nature Center at (661) 259-7721. When: 7 p.m. Where: Placerita Canyon Nature Center, 19152 W. Placerita Canyon Road, Newhall Saturday, May 19 General: Tee up for a great time What: The community is invited to the 34th annual Frontier Toyota/Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital Drive Safe Golf Classic tournament, awards dinner and auction. Proceeds from the event will benefit Emergency and Trauma Services at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital. For additional information, contact the Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Health Foundation at (661) 253-8082. When: 7 a.m.-11 p.m. Where: Valencia Country Club, 27330 N. Tourney Road, Valencia Clubs: Community Hiking Club hike What: Hike the Pacific Coast Trail near Vasquez Rocks with members of the Pacific Crest Trail Association. The moderate 4-mile hike will be preceded by a lecture about the Pacific Trail. Meet at Vasquez Rocks Natural Area, where hikers will carpool and caravan to the trailhead. For information, call Frank Hoffman at the Nature Center at (661) 259-7721, e-mail [email protected] or visit www.californiawild.org/santaclarita/Hiking.html. When: 8 a.m. lecture, 9:30 a.m. hike Where: Vasquez Rocks Natural Area, 10700 W. Escondido Canyon Road, Agua Dulce Health: Health fair expo What: The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center offers a Health Fair Expo for all adults in the community, where representatives from health and medical-related businesses and organizations will provide a variety of information about healthy lifestyles and health-related topics. Low-cost health screenings also will be available. For more information, call (661) 259-9444,or e-mail [email protected] When: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Where: Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center, 22900 Market Street, Newhall Art Events: Intellectual Freedom panel discussion What: Participate in a discussion on intellectual freedom and censorship issues and other themes from Ray Bradbury’s “Fahrenheit 451”. The panel will consist of professors from College of the Canyons and others. For information, call the Valencia Library at (661) 259-8942. This event is part of The Big Read. When: 2-4 p.m. Where: Valencia Library, 23743 W. Valencia Blvd., Valencia. Charity: Summer Meltdown Concert What: The third annual Summer Meltdown Concert organized by the YES I CAN program at Golden Valley High School features 10 bands, headlined by the Phunk Junkees. The YES I CAN program combines special-education students with a wide spectrum of disorders with regular-education mentors. Tickets are available at Billy’s Skate Shop, Val Surf or by visiting the Web site at www.summermeltdown2007.com. Program adviser Bret Lieberman can be contacted at (661) 298-8140 Ext. 1414 or e-mail [email protected] When: 2:30-11 p.m. Where: Golden Valley High School, 27051 Robert C. Lee Parkway, Santa Clarita Day Activities: Operation Military Pride vigil What: Join Prayer Angels for the Military on Armed Forces Day for a candlelight vigil to honor our deployed troops, veterans and those who gave their lives serving our country. Bring a light or glow sticks will be provided and if you can, please bring a donation for the care packages going to the front lines. See Web site for full donation list: www.prayerangelsforthemilitary.com. For information, call Suzon or Dale (661) 799-8865 or (818) 606-9677. When: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Where: Veterans Historical Plaza, 24275 Walnut St., Newhall Monday, May 14 Clubs: Adult book club to meet What: The book club will discuss “Suite Francaise” by Irene Nemirovsky. For information, call (661) 251-2720. When: 6:30 p.m. Where: Canyon Country Jo Anne Darcy Library, 18601 Soledad Canyon Road, Canyon Country Friday, May 18 General: Santa Clarita’s first Italian feast What: From Friday through Sunday, the Italian-American experience will come to life through The Italian Feast, modeled after The Feast of San Gennaro. The event will feature food, entertainment and activities and a portion of the proceeds will benefit local charities the SCV Boys & Girls Club and the Brenda Mehling Cancer Fund. For more information, visit the Web site at www.italianfeastofscv.com. When: 11 a.m. to midnight, Friday, Saturday, Sunday last_img

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