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Canyon Country Business Briefs

| Canyon Country Magazine | October 15, 2018

CITYWIDE FILM STATISTICS
In August, the City issued 51 film permits which contributed to 165 film days, generating an estimated economic impact of $4,435,500.
The following productions were filming in Canyon Country in August 2018.
Television Shows:
9-1-1 – Sand Canyon area home
Criminal Minds – Sable Ranch
Home Made Simple – Area home
NCIS – Sand Canyon area home
NCIS: Los Angeles – Rancho Deluxe
Station 19 – Sable Ranch
Unbelievable – SCV Pawn Brokers
You’re the Worst – Rancho Deluxe
Commercials:
Adidas – Mountasia Family Fun Center
Jeep – College of the Canyons
Nissan – Vacant lot
Walmart – Walmart
Internet/Web:
Built – Aliento Development, Bothwell Park
Real Bros of Simi Valley – Sand Canyon area home

CANYON COUNTRY COMMUNITY CENTER UPDATE
The project site is on the northeast corner of Soledad Canyon Road and Sierra Highway and is expected to begin construction in the spring of 2019. The City continues to work on completing the construction documents for this project and anticipates the project will go out to bid this fall. The Canyon Country Community Center is tentatively scheduled to open towards the end of 2020. The new center will replace the existing temporary community center located on Flying Tiger Drive, at Sierra Highway.

One of the final structures to be removed, the billboard at the corner of Soledad Canyon Road and Sierra Highway was recently dismantled. As a result, the project site now has a clean slate to begin the grading process. When complete, the new Canyon Country Community Center will hold classes, activities, programs and cultural prospects for youth and adults, as well as special community events and workshops that will provide opportunities for personal and professional development.

PUBLIC WORKS UPDATE
Caltrans started its nightly road closures along Sierra Highway, between Friendly Valley Parkway and Newhall Avenue, for re-pavement work on August 20. This work will run through mid-October. All work will be completed in the late evening through the early morning, and will clear out before heavy commuter traffic starts.

ARTS IN CANYON COUNTRY
The Vision of Gary Friedman
On display through October 5, 2018
FREE
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.

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Mr. Friedman was also the band director at Arroyo Seco Junior High School from 1976 to 2011. When not painting, traveling, or teaching, Gary plays music with the bluegrass band The Flaw and jazz with the Go Jazz Big Band and David Peter’s jazz combo.

UPCOMING EVENTS
Canyon Country Community Center

Flu Vaccine Clinic
This free event will provide flu vaccines at no charge to those who do not have health insurance, or whose healthcare provider does not offer flu vaccines.
Thursday, October 18
4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
FREE

Popcorn and a Movie Family Night (All Ages)
Bring your family and enjoy some popcorn while you watch the 25th Anniversary edition of “Hocus Pocus”!
Friday, October 19
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
FREE

Preschool Pumpkin Party
Join us for all things pumpkin! Celebrate the fall season with music, games, arts and crafts, and sensory activities. Make new friends at our Preschool Pumpkin Party! Children and parents are welcome to attend in costume.

Note: No pretend weapons or masks please. Ages 1-5 years old.
Monday, October 22
9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
FREE

Fall Carnival
A fun-filled family event of games, contests, crafts, and more! Reserve your spot today! Space is limited. Registration begins Mon., October 15.
Friday, November 2
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
FREE
Saturday, November 3
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
FREE

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

SANTA CLARITA PUBLIC LIBRARY
Canyon Country Jo Anne Darcy Library

Monday, October 15
Monster Mash – Sewing Class
3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Learn sewing basics while making a monster bookmark. This free program is for children in kindergarten through sixth grade. All supplies provided. Space is limited to available supplies.

Friday, October 19
Goosebumps & Ghosts Party
3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Creepy crawlies, spine-tingling games, and spooky stories – you’ll be sure to get goosebumps! Kids, wear your costume but please leave masks at home. This free program is for children in kindergarten through sixth grade. Space is limited to supplies on hand.

Monday, October 29
Slime and Other Non-Newtonian Fluids
3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Learn about and play with slime! Make your own slime to take home. This free program is for children in kindergarten through sixth grade. All materials provided. Space is limited to supplies on hand.

Please 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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