Santa Clarita Calendar

first_imgGeneral: Holiday Ice Show What: Ice Station Valencia will present the Snowflake Ball holiday ice skating show. If you’re more of a participant than a spectator, you can enter your own group in the show. Call (661) 775-8686 for details. When: 5 p.m. Where: Ice Station Valencia, 27745 N. Smyth Drive, Valencia General: Living Nativity What: One of the gifts of the Santa Clarita United Methodist Church gives to the community is a drive through Living Nativity-scenes that depict the Christmas story. Families in cars can drive through the scenes hearing Scriptures read and carols that celebrate the holiday season. It has become a Christmas tradition for many people in the neighborhood and the only Christmas story for some. It takes more than 100 people to complete each evening’s performance. When: 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Sunday and Monday Where: 26640 Bouquet Canyon Road General: Unitarian Universalist Church’s Hanukkah service What: The Unitarian Universalist Church of Santa Clarita Valley will hold a special Hanukkah-themed service. Led by Reverend Ricky Hoyt, members of the congregation will act out the story of Hanukkah. Afterward, the children will go to their religious education classes and Rev. Hoyt will preach a sermon on the theme of following through on our dreams even if it doesn’t look like it will come true. The church has never done the Hanukkah story in quite this way, but it is one of the Jewish holidays that they’ve honored most years. As a congregation, Unitarian Universalists draw upon the religious teachings of many of the world’s faiths to help individuals build their own theology. For directions to the Senior Center and further information, visit www.UUofSCV.org or call (661) 254-7866. When: 10:30 a.m. Where: SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market St., Newhall Monday General: Winter Story Time What: Children of all ages are invited for winter stories and a craft led by talented children’s librarian Lori Schwartz. Parents are always welcome. For information, call (661) 251-2720. When: 6:30 p.m. Where: Canyon Country Jo Anne Darcy Library, 18601 Soledad Canyon Road, Canyon Country Nightlife: Two-Wheeled Holiday Light Tour What: The Santa Clarita chapter of the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition will be hosting a holiday light bicycle ride. The group will meet for snacks at The Town Grind Coffee Cafe prior to departing one a one hour easy ride to view festive holiday lights in the Newhall and Valencia area. Riders should use headlights, taillights, and reflectors and are encouraged to decorate their bikes and themselves to be part of the rolling revelry. Rain will CANCEL this event. Contact Maria Gutzeit at (661)670-0332 or [email protected] for more details. When: 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Where: 23414 Lyons Ave., behind the Washington Mutual at Apple Street160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! Sunday Health: Hanukkah Health Fair What: The combination of family togetherness, nutritious food and regular exercise promotes healthy individuals and a healthy society overall. However, during this festive season, families tend to engage in even unhealthier habits than usual. Congregation Beth Shalom and Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital will jointly present a Hanukkah Health Fair to promote the messages that: (1) Holiday health and fitness equal fun – not drudgery, and (2) Family time promotes better physical and emotional health. Join us in the hospital parking lot adjacent to McBean Parkway and Avenida Navarre for a fun and educational afternoon filled with Israeli dancing, Hanukkah-robics, a “Big as a Maccabee” fitness assessment, a “Latke Lite” healthy cooking demonstration, comedy improv and “Hanukkah Ha Ha’s” (laughter, after all, is the best medicine), health screenings and information including blood pressure screenings, breast cancer awareness and organ donor information. There will also be information about parenting, healthy families and dental health. Face painting and crafts, a visit from an LAFD fire engine and ambulance and a Sheriff’s Department patrol car will also be featured. The event will culminate with the lighting of the third candle on the Hanukkah menorah and a sing-along with the Congregation Beth Shalom children’s choir. Guests who attend are encouraged to participate in the Holiday Food Drive to benefit the SCV Food Pantry. Please bring nonperishable food items to advance the well-being of our less fortunate neighbors this holiday season. For information, call (661) 254-2411 or (661) 253-8060. When: 3-5 p.m. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORESurfer attacked by shark near Channel Islands calls rescue a ‘Christmas miracle’Where: Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital, 23845 McBean Parkway, Valencia General: Community Hanukkah Party! What: Join us for arts and crafts, Hanukkah treats and more. For information, call Temple Beth Ami at (661) 255-6410. When: 2 p.m. Where: Granary Square, at the corner of McBean Parkway and Arroyo Park Drive, Valencia last_img read more

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