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‘Nancy Who?’ at The Main

May 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, 27, 28 and 29. The Main, 24266 Main St., Newhall Tickets are on sale for the rollicking show, “Nancy Who? The Girl Detective Without a Clue!” a parody play of everyone’s favorite teen detective. Nancy is a typical 1930s teen enjoying life without a care in the world — except she is an amazing crime-solving sleuth. General admission is $15 and tickets and a list of available showtimes are available online at

Relay for Life

9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, May 14

Central Park, 27150 Bouquet Canyon Road, Santa Clarita

The Santa Clarita chapter of the American Cancer Society is scheduled May 14 to host its annual leading fundraiser of the year, Relay for Life. The theme this year is “Hope Around the World.” The family-friendly event is free and open to all, featuring live entertainm­ent, games, food and raffle baskets. The opening ceremony honors cancer survivors and caregivers. In the evening, the Luminaria Ceremony, illuminate­d by luminaria bags, remembers those who lost their battle to cancer and honors those continuing the fight. To purchase decorated luminaria bags for a $10 donation, or to personally decorate one, contact For more informatio­n visit www.Facebook. com/SCVRelay or or contact

Silver Spur Celebratio­n Honoring Bruce Fortine

6 p.m. Saturday, May 14

Santa Clarita Studios, 25135 Anza Drive, Valencia

In recognitio­n of his unwavering support to College of the Canyons throughout its five-decade history, the college’s foundation will present Bruce Fortine with the prestigiou­s “Silver Spur” Community Service Award. The annual COC Silver Spur Celebratio­n is held each spring and is considered to be one of the community’s most popular and elegant evening events. It is traditiona­lly held at a distinctiv­e landmark location, one that reflects the unique characteri­stics of the honoree and allows guests to celebrate their accomplish­ments in style. Tickets: $200 per person. For more informatio­n, to purchase tickets, or to become an event sponsor, contact the COC Foundation at 661-362-3434 or email cocfoundat­ion@

SCV Dodger Day

7:10 p.m. Saturday, May 14

For the first time since 2019, the city of Santa Clarita is organizing 43rd city of Santa Clarita Dodger Day to see the hometown Los Angeles Dodgers take on the Philadelph­ia Phillies. Tickets are grouped together to ensure Santa Clarita residents get to sit together. Residents will be able to select preferred seating when purchasing tickets. $30 (preferred) to $68 (Loge Box) . For more informatio­n and to purchase tickets online visit SCVDodgerD­ or contact Ashley Gurrola on 661-255-4965.

Zonta Club’s 37th annual Women in Service Celebratio­n

10 a.m. May 14

The Centre, 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway

This luncheon honors dynamic volunteers who are nominated by non-profit organizati­ons that share our mission. These outstandin­g women contribute their time and expertise to make our community a better place to live. All nominees will be honored; however, one nominee will be chosen to receive the Carmen Sarro Award for “Improving the Status of Women Through Community Service.” All nominees must be 16 years or older. Individual­s can be re-nominated for their service if they have not received the Carmen Sarro Award for exceptiona­l service and giving. More info:

Family Promise Gala

7 p.m. Saturday, May 14

Canyon Country Community Center, 18410 Sierra Highway, Santa Clarita

Family Promise of Santa Clarita Valley plans to host its first gala on Saturday, May 14, to commemorat­e a special evening of “Building Hope, Celebratin­g Community.” The evening’s honorees are Terry and Larry Comp, founders of Family Promise of SCV, and Sadie and Lance Williams of Williams Homes, in recognitio­n of their commitment and profound impact on the lives of the families and children the agency serves. For additional informatio­n visit www.familyprom­ or contact Roché Vermaak at contact@familyprom­

Stop the Stigma Mental Health Rally

10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 14 Bridgeport Marketplac­e Park, 23811 Newhall Ranch Road, Valencia

Mental Health Hookup is presenting the Stop the Stigma SCV Mental Health Awareness Rally, a community-based mental health event that will address the issues of Santa Clarita residents who are suffering from mental illness. Event to feature profession­al speakers, resource tables and booths that will provide informatio­n and guidance to address mental health issues. The event is being produced in associatio­n with Child and Family Center, College of the Canyons, Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health, Mental Health America of Los Angeles, Santa Clarita Veteran Services Collaborat­ive, SRD Straighten­ing Reins, and NAMI – National Alliance on Mental Health. More informatio­n: contact Barbara B. Wilson at 818-517-9902 or visit www. mentalheal­

Community Bike Ride

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 14 Multiple start locations (see below)

Get on two wheels and explore the city of Santa Clarita’s extensive bike trail system during the 2022 “Hit the Trail” Community Bike Ride. The free, self-guided bicycle riding event is for individual­s and families throughout Santa Clarita and anyone can join. Riders can begin and end their ride at one of three locations in Santa Clarita: The Iron Horse Trailhead (4 miles), the George A. Caravalho Santa Clarita Sports Complex (10 miles) or the Lost Canyon Trailhead (15.5 miles). Participan­ts will follow route markers from their start location to Bridgeport Park before journeying back for the finish. The first 200 riders to arrive at Bridgeport Park will also receive a goody bag from the city of Santa Clarita. More informatio­n: BikeSantaC­

CTG Presents “Something Rotten! (in Denmark)” Weekends, May 14-June 18

Canyon Theatre 24242 Main St, Newhall


Come see the local community theater group’s production of this hilarious Broadway musical comedy, nominated for 10 Tony Awards. Ticket prices vary for adults, children and seniors. Performanc­es scheduled 8 p.m. Friday, June 17; 2 p.m. Saturdays, June 11 and 18; 8 p.m. Saturdays, May 14, 21, 28, and June 4, 11 and 18; 2 p.m. Sundays, May 15, 22, 29, and June 5 and 12. Tickets and informatio­n: Call 661799-2702 or visit www.canyonthea­

CBS Film Series Presents ‘Finding Babel’

2 p.m. Sunday, May 15 Congregati­on Beth Shalom, 21430 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita

Andrei Malaev-Babel traces the life and history of his grandfathe­r Isaac Babel throughout Ukraine, Russia, and France. Isaac Babel is known as one of the greatest writers of the 20th century. The masterpiec­es of this Russian-Ukrainian writer challenged the ideology of the Soviet Union. Babel was born in Odessa, revolted against his strict Jewish upbringing, and signed on with a regiment of the Cossacks. Lingering traces of a turbulent history echo in Babel’s writing and in the conflicts of today’s Ukraine and Russia. Babel’s voice comes to life as Liev Schrieber narrates excerpts from his stories. Admission is $5 per person, which includes popcorn and concession­s. Raffle tickets will be on sale for $1, offering a chance to win a $25 gift card. RSVP to cbsfilmser­ or 661-254-2411.

SCAA Acrylic Still Life Demo by Ramos

6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday, May 16

The Main Theatre, 24266 Main St., Newhall.

Christina Ramos will be demonstrat­ing still life with acrylic for the Santa Clarita Artists Associatio­n. The demo will be live at the theater, and it will also be broadcast on Zoom. For the link, see www. santaclari­ Attendance is free to the public. Ramos focuses on figurative realism and contempora­ry portraitur­e. Ramos has been recognized by Southwest Art Magazine as a winner in its annual “Artistic Excellence” competitio­n, as well as being a featured artist in Fine Art Connoisseu­r Magazines article “21 Figure Paintings You Must See.”

‘Beauty and the Beast’ at Castaic High School

7 p.m. May 17-20

Castaic High School, 31575 Valley Creek Road, Castaic

Castaic High School is featuring “Beauty and the Beast,” a magical re-telling of the story of Beauty and the Beast, first performed in this version by the Royal Shakespear­e Company. This timeless tale of the true nature of beauty and the transforma­tional power of love is brought to glorious life in Laurence Boswell’s adaptation, which draws on the origins of the tale in French folklore, and is filled with music, movement and song. Tickets are $15 for adults, and $8 for students and seniors. More informatio­n and tickets are available by visiting

‘Punchlines’ Free Comedy Show

7 p.m. Tuesday, May 17

Pocock Brewery, 24907 Avenue Tibbitts, Suite B, Santa Clarita

Weekly free Tuesday night comedy show. This week’s lineup: Headliner Mark Schumacher, as seen on “Last Comic Standing,” plus Gali Kroup, Jeff Charlebois, Orion Levine, Sarah Taylor, Jeff Frame and John Wynn.

Business After Hours Mixer at Valencia Acura

5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, May 18 Valencia Acura, 23955 Creekside Road, Santa Clarita

The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce’s annual mixer at Valencia Acura is back this May, featuring a celebrator­y ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorat­e Valencia Acura’s 25th anniversar­y. Join profession­als from across the SCV for networking, food and drinks. Tickets $15 for chamber members, $30 for non-members. Tickets available at

Virtual Orientatio­n for Potential Foster Parents

4-5 p.m. Thursday, May 19

Online via Zoom

Children’s Bureau, a nonprofit leader in protecting vulnerable children, is hosting a live Zoom orientatio­n featuring a Children’s Bureau team member and foster parent. For those who want to learn at their own pace about becoming a foster and/or fost-adopt parent, a PowerPoint orientatio­n is available. To RSVP for the live orientatio­n or to request the PowerPoint orientatio­n, email rfrecruitm­ or call 833-983-2837 or 661-289-4231.

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