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| Canyon Country Magazine | June 9, 2019

In April, the City of Santa Clarita issued 57 film permits, which contributed to 160 film days, generating an estimated economic impact of $3,849,500.

The following productions were filming in Canyon Country in
April 2019:
Feature Films:
Arranged Marriage – Area home
Dweller – Sable Ranch
Television Shows:
Bless This Mess – Sable Ranch
Criminal Minds – Area roads, Rancho Deluxe, Sable Ranch
Deputy – Area street
Extreme Measures – Sand Canyon area homes
Holey Moley – Sable Ranch
Light as a Feather – Santa Clarita Skatepark
Straight Up Steve Austin – Sable Ranch
Still Photo:
US Census 2020 – Area homes
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center – Fair Oaks Park
Student Films:
At Peace (New York Film Academy) – Area home
Death Warrant (Columbia College) – Area home
The Husband Stitch (New York Film Academy) – Area home
Red Clover (CSUN) – Area home
Unforgettable Night (New York Film Academy) – Area home
Wendigo (American Film Institute) – Sable Ranch


Progress continues on the Canyon Country Community Center project.  Phase I is currently under construction and includes improvements to the Mint Canyon Channel, installation of the infiltration system, building pad preparation and rough grading of the site.  Currently, the contractor is working on improving the channel which will include a portion to be boxed, allowing park amenities over the top of the channel.  Phase I construction is expected to be completed by the end of 2019 at which time Phase II, the community center building and site improvements, will begin.
For more information on the new Canyon Country Community Center project, please visit santa-clarita.com/FutureCCCC.



The City of Santa Clarita held a second public meeting at the end of May to show residents the updated concept design of the Inclusive Play Area coming to Canyon Country Park. The updated concept design incorporated comments and feedback provided by residents at the City’s first public meeting in April. These meetings enabled residents to ask questions and offer input for the Inclusive Play Area, which will be the first of its kind built by the city. More information about the Inclusive Play Area at Canyon Country Park, including renderings and construction timelines, will be shared by the city as soon as they are available.


On display through July 31, 2019
Canyon Country Jo Anne Darcy Library
18601 Soledad Canyon Rd.
Santa Clarita, CA 91351
All of the work in this exhibit features the art of local artist Christopher Darga. After working as an actor and sculptor in Los Angeles, in 2013 Darga picked up paints again due to inspiration from a gift that he received from his wife. The gift was painting instructional DVDs by the Santa Clarita painter Morgan Weistling. Darga was inspired and subsequently immersed himself into the world of oil painting.

To see more of Darga’s work, visit his Facebook page at facebook.com/ChristopherDargaFineArt.

­Canyon Country Summer Bash
Mark your calendars! The 2019 Summer Bash is heading to Luther Drive on Friday, June 14 from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Summer Bash will once again transform Luther Drive into a family-friendly block party experience, complete with live music, food trucks, a beer garden and fun, family activities. Entrance to the event is FREE!

Concerts in the Park
Logix Federal Credit Union is sponsoring the City of Santa Clarita’s annual Concerts in the Park. Turning 30 this summer, Concerts in the Park will return to Central Park on Saturday nights at 7:00 p.m. from July 6 to August 24. There will be shows from Queen Nation, the Surf City Allstars, The Replicas and much more. Be sure to bring your blanket and chairs to these free events. You can get more information on the entire Concerts in the Park lineup by visiting santa-clarita.com/concerts.


Girls’ Night In (6-14 yrs.)
It’s time for the girls to shine! This evening will be full of dancing, crafts, games and making new friends! Dinner will be provided.
Friday, June 7
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Fee: $9 per person
Saturday Drop-N-Play (5-12 yrs.)
Drop in and enjoy structured play and fun activities on Saturdays. The SMART ProTrainer Interactive Wall, computer time, arts and crafts, games and more are available.
Saturdays,  June 1 – June 29
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Social Bridge Club (50+ yrs.)
Join others and play “Bridge” in a fun, friendly and relaxed atmosphere. Beginners, intermediate and advanced players are welcome. Partners are not required; tables formed as you arrive.
Thursdays, June 20 and 27 – No program on June 13
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Club 50 Fridays (50+ yrs.)
If you are 50+, now is your chance to spend more time with friends doing activities you all enjoy! Club 50 includes diverse activities designed for mature adults. Socialize while nurturing your talents and skills and enhancing the quality of your life.
Friday, June 28
9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Coffee, Tea and BINGO (50+ yrs.)
You can socialize, play BINGO and win prizes. Bring your friends!
Fridays, June 7 and 21
9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Ventura Harbor Village Excursion
The City of Santa Clarita has a summer excursion to Ventura Harbor Village and Harbor Cove Beach.
Saturday, July 13
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Arrive by 8:00 a.m., as the bus will depart promptly at 8:30 a.m.)
$10 per person
Departure Location: Canyon Country Community Center                                18792 Flying Tiger Drive                                 Santa Clarita, CA 91387

Pack your sunscreen for a day at Harbor Cove Beach or dine and shop at Ventura Harbor Village.
Participants decide how to spend their time, as there is no set schedule.  You can bring beach towels, chairs, and more! Parents must attend with anyone 17 and younger. Space is limited.  Last day to register is Wed., July 12.


Storytime at the Canyon Country Jo Anne Darcy Library will resume its normal schedule, running June 10 – July 25.

The annual Summer Reading Program will begin on June 10. All ages are encouraged to join and earn prizes for reading! All three library branches in Santa Clarita will also be hosting special programs throughout the summer for children, teens and adults. More information available on the library’s website and in each branch.

Visit SantaClaritaLibrary.com for more information and to view a complete listing of activities happening at the Canyon Country Jo Anne Darcy Library.

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