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Canyon Country Business Briefs

| Canyon Country Magazine | August 11, 2018

CITYWIDE FILM STATISTICS
In June, the City issued 43 film permits, which contributed to 123 film days, generating an estimated economic impact of $3,140,000.
The following productions were filming in Canyon Country in June 2018.
Television Shows:
Bless This Mess – Sable Ranch
Camping – Sierra Highway
Shooter – Sand Canyon area home
Too Old To Die Young – Sand Canyon area homes Twisted Sisters – Sand Canyon area home
Feature Films:
International Falls – Arco Gas Station
Into the Darkness: Treehouse – Rancho Deluxe
Miss Coordinator – Sand Canyon area home
Commercials:
2018 TTC Certified – Rancho Deluxe
Geico – Friendly Valley Country Club
Walmart – Walmart (Carl Boyer)
Student Films:
Aurora (New York Film Academy) – Area home
You Again (Columbia College) – Area home, Begonias Lane Park

CANYON COUNTRY COMMUNITY CENTER UPDATE

The new Canyon Country Community Center is scheduled to begin construction in 2019. The new center will provide programing opportunities for all age groups and will include park amenities such as a play area, half-court basketball, open turf areas, walkways and landscaping. The City Council is excited about providing these amenities for the community with the center and park area.

CITY PLANNING UPDATE

Planning is signing off on the new Facey/Providence building, and the tenant would like to be open for business in August. The project is located south of the intersection of Mammoth Lane and Soledad Canyon Road. Prior to occupancy, a new traffic signal will be installed at the intersection of Mammoth and Soledad.  This is phase 1 of the development. Phase 2, which includes a drive-through food establishment along with a freestanding building for retail and service businesses, will be developed in the future.

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Bodhi Leaf Coffee House is taking over a former pizza place at 26910 Sierra Highway, Unit D-2.

24th ANNUAL RIVER RALLY

The public is invited to join the City of Santa Clarita for the 24th Annual River Rally Clean Up and Environmental Expo, held on Saturday, September 22 from 8-11 a.m. at the section of the Santa Clara River off of Wiley Canyon Road, east of Orchard Village Road. Volunteers will be given bags and gloves to help clean trash and debris from a section of the river and are encouraged to participate in the Environmental Expo afterwards to learn more about conservation and pollution prevention programs. Register at GreenSantaClarita.com.

ARTS IN CANYON COUNTRY

The Vision of Gary Friedman
FREE exhibit on display through October 5, 2018
Canyon Country Jo Anne Darcy Library
18601 Soledad Canyon Rd.
Santa Clarita, CA 91351
The solo art exhibit “The Vision of Gary Friedman” features several neo-impressionistic landscapes, cityscapes, and abstracts done in a unique, warm palette style. The award-winning painter and teacher has studied with the world’s top watercolor talents, has traveled extensively, and tutored and exhibited locally for the past several years.
Mr. Friedman was also the band director at Arroyo Seco Junior High School from 1976 to 2011. When not painting, traveling or teaching, Friedman plays music with the bluegrass band The Flaw and plays jazz with the Go Jazz Big Band and David Peter’s jazz combo.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Canyon Country Community Center

CCCC Sock Hop (Adults)
You are invited to join others for an evening of dancing to the music of the 1950s. Come and enjoy your favorite boogie-woogie, doo-wop, and rock and roll classics as you dance the night away. Greasers and Pink Ladies are welcome!
Saturday, August 25
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
FREE

Visit santa-clarita.com/CCCC or call (661) 290-2266 for more information and to view a complete listing of activities happening at the Canyon Country Community Center.

Santa Clarita Public Library
The following will be held at the Canyon Country Jo Anne Darcy Library.

Children
Lego Block Party • Monday, September 10 • 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Teens
Books & Battles: Dungeons & Dragons at the Library
Wednesday, September 5 and 26 • 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Teen Advisory Board
Tuesday, September 11 and Friday, September 28 • 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Escape Room – “Break into the Principal’s Office”
Friday, September 14 • 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Thursday Crafts
Every Thursday in September • 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Adults
Afternoon at the Movies
Friday, September 7 and 21 -1:00 p.m. • 3:30 p.m.
Digital Drop-In: Get Help Using Digital Devices
Friday, September 14 and 28 • 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Unwind and Color for Adults
Monday, September 10 and 17 • 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Visit SantaClaritaLibrary.com for more information and to view a complete listing of activities.

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