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St. Clare’s 45th Annual Lenten Fish Fry

4:30-8 p.m. Fridays, March 10, 17, 24 and 31

St. Clare Catholic Church, 19606 Calla Way, Canyon Country.

St. Clare’s Lenten Fish Fries are back with indoor and outdoor dining available, as well as takeout. The cost is $15 for two-piece dinner or tacos; $16 for threepiece dinner. A family pack is available for $55, which includes 10 pieces of fish, two sides, and rolls, coleslaw and condiments. Cash, check, or credit cards are accepted. To pre-order for pickup, visit The proceeds benefit local charities and families in need.

Screening of ‘My Octopus Teacher’

8 p.m. Friday, March 10

The Main, 24266 Main St., Newhall

You can immerse yourself in a screening of the Academy Award-winning documentar­y, “My Octopus Teacher” as “a filmmaker forges an unusual friendship with an octopus living in a South African kelp forest, learning as the animal shares the mysteries of her world.” Event is part of the Santa Clarita Public Library’s 10th annual One Story One City program, promoting reading across all ages through one story. This year’s book selection is “Remarkably Bright Creatures,” by Shelby Van Pelt. The program is free and open to all ages. For a full list of events including book discussion­s and activities, visit Santaclari­­ecity.

Canyon Country Little League 60th Anniversar­y

8:30 a.m. Saturday, March 11

Canyon Country Little League, 16054 Sierra Highway, Santa Clarita

The Canyon Country Little League is scheduled to celebrate its 60th anniversar­y this season, beginning with its opening day festivitie­s, including a parade of players onto the field for all families, parents and friends to see.

Walk for Restaveks

2-4 p.m. Saturday, March 11

Valencia Heritage Park, 24155 Newhall Ranch Road, Santa Clarita

Connect 2 Ministries invites the community to a family fun event, walking to raise awareness about restavek children in Haiti. The country of Haiti is home to approximat­ely 300,000 restaveks. This means that around 1 in 15 Haitian children are enslaved. One aspect of Connect 2 Ministries’ efforts has been to provide a safe and loving home for rescued restaveks. Tickets ($25 for 16 and over) available at All funds raised will support rescued restaveks. More informatio­n available at connect2mi­

St. Francis Dam Tour

11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 11

Meeting location: Room 258, University Center at College of the Canyons, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita

The Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society will commemorat­e the 95th anniversar­y of the second-worst disaster in California history by bringing back its St. Francis Dam lecture and bus tour/hike at the dam site in San Francisqui­to Canyon. The tour begins at 11 a.m. with a short presentati­on on the history of the dam presented by Alan Pollack and Dianne Erskine-hellrigel from the St. Francis Dam National Memorial Foundation. Participan­ts should arrive at the college at 10:30 a.m. to park and check in. After the presentati­on, two buses with speakers familiar with the disaster’s history will take participan­ts into San Francisqui­to Canyon, narrating at important points of interest. Guides include Frank Rock, Ann Stansell, Pollack and Erskine-hellrigel. Tickets for the event are $50 and may be purchased on Eventbrite at Funds raised benefit SCV Historical Society programs at the Santa Clarita History Center.

‘Free to Be Me’ Festival

Noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 11

Canyon Country Community Center, 18410 Sierra Highway, Santa Clarita

The Free to Be Me Festival celebrates Santa Clarita’s special needs community and their families with free live entertainm­ent, arts and crafts, sports activities, games and more. The Free to Be Me Festival is for residents of all ages and abilities and admission is free for all. In addition to live music on the outdoor event stage, the festival will feature a series of inclusive and adaptive activities like active story time, as well as face painting and photo opportunit­ies with popular costumed characters. For more informatio­n, visit Freetobeme­ or contact the city of Santa Clarita’s Arts and Events Office at 661-250-3787 or

Holi Color Festival

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 11

Castaic Lake Recreation Area B-15 Timberland (parking lots 6 & 7), 32132 Castaic Lake Drive, Castaic

Child Rights and You is hosting a Holi color festival to “celebrate the festival of colors and bring joy to children’s lives.” Outside colors are not permitted but along with registrati­on, a water bottle, a snack, and one pack of color will be provided. The organizati­on’s mission is “to enable people to take responsibi­lity for the situation of underprivi­leged children, especially Indian, and so motivate them to seek resolution through individual and collective action thereby enabling children to realize their full potential, and people to discover their potential for action and change,” according to the organizati­on website. Tickets available at­crylosange­lesholi202­3.

SCV Teacher Recruitmen­t Fair

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 11

Rancho Pico Junior High School, 26250 Valencia Blvd., Stevenson Ranch

The SCV Teacher Recruitmen­t Fair is hosted by five local school districts, including the William S. Hart Union High School District, Castaic Union School District, Newhall School District, Saugus Union School District and Sulphur Springs Union School District. The fair aims to connect qualified teaching candidates with open positions in the Santa Clarita Valley. New and experience­d educators are welcome. Free event. Interested candidates are encouraged to register in advance by visiting­mentfair.

Santa Clarita Master Chorale: “Peace and Comfort”

4 p.m. Sunday, March 12 Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita

The Santa Clarita Master Chorale presents the beloved “Mozart Requiem” as well as a new “Dona Nobis Pacem” by Artistic Director Allan Petker. For more informatio­n and ticket informatio­n ($10-$35), visit www.scmasterch­ or call 661-383-1776.

City and Red Cross Blood Drive

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, March 13

Santa Clarita Public Library Canyon Country Jo Anne Darcy Branch, 18601 Soledad Canyon Road, Canyon Country

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, March 31

Cedar Hall at The Centre, 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita

The city is encouragin­g residents to participat­e in its blood drive efforts this spring by hosting two events in March. Residents may schedule an appointmen­t and view other upcoming blood drives near them by visiting Redcrossbl­ or calling 1-800-Red Cross. Donors can quickly locate the blood drives on the website by using the sponsor code “Canyoncoun­trylibrary” for the Jo Anne Darcy location or “Sportscomp­lexsc” for The Centre location. Interested blood donors must be at least 16 years of age and should be in good health. For questions, contact Amanda Santos at

Glenn Miller Orchestra Performs at West Ranch

7 p.m. Tuesday, March 14

West Ranch High School, 26255 Valencia Blvd., Stevenson Ranch

The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra returns to the Santa Clarita Valley for a special one-night-only concert to benefit the West Ranch High School Music Program. It will provide funds for the purchase of new music and instrument­s, the hiring of clinicians to assist student musicians in honing their skills, and for the students to attend jazz festivals and other music education activities. Those attending the show will have the opportunit­y to hear the band perform beloved hits from its extensive library. Tickets available at westranchm­ $30 for seniors/students/military, $40 general admission and $50 premium seating. Prices increase by $5 at the door the day of the event.

Screen Printing Octopus Bags

3 p.m. Wednesday, March 15

Old Town Newhall Library, 24500 Main St., Santa Clarita

Personaliz­e a tote bag, for teens and adults: Head over to the Old Town Newhall Branch to screen print an octopus onto a bag and add glow-in-the-dark embellishm­ents. All materials will be provided while supplies last. Event is part of the Santa Clarita Public Library’s 10th annual One Story One City program, promoting reading across all ages through one story. This year’s book selection is “Remarkably Bright Creatures,” by Shelby Van Pelt. The program is free and open to all ages. For a full list of events including book discussion­s and activities, visit Santaclari­­ecity.

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