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| Canyon Country Magazine | May 12, 2019

CITYWIDE FILM STATISTICS
In March, the City issued 47 film permits, which contributed to 131 film days, generating an estimated economic impact of $2,889,000.
The following productions were filming in Canyon Country in March 2019.
Feature Films:
Ad Astra – Sand Canyon area home
The Lesson – Area home
Simple Man – Sable Ranch
Television Shows:
Bless This Mess – Placerita Canyon Road, Sable Ranch, Sand Canyon area home
S.W.A.T. – Sand Canyon Country Club
Commercials:
Toyota – Area Streets
Walmart – Walmart
Internet/Web:
Accident, Suicide or Murder – Sand Canyon area home
Nagual – Sable Ranch
Student Films:
The Art of Survival (UCLA) – Sierra Highway, Sierra Veterinary Clinic
Love Bites (Columbia College Hollywood) – Area home
Requiem of Anger (Columbia College Hollywood) – Area home
Someday, I Will (New York Film Academy) – Area home

FUTURE CANYON COUNTRY COMMUNITY CENTER UPDATE

Construction continues on the Canyon Country Community Center Phase I. Removal of the old Mint Canyon Channel has been completed in preparation for the installation of the new open/box channel. Rough grading of the site continues and the building pad for the new center has been prepared. In the upcoming months, expect to see the construction of the new Mint Canyon Channel, storm drains, the infiltration system and site grading!

For more information on the new Canyon Country Community Center project, visit santa-clarita.com/FutureCCCC.
ARTS IN CANYON COUNTRY

FACES
On display through July 31, 2019
FREE
Canyon Country Jo Anne Darcy Library
18601 Soledad Canyon Rd.
Santa Clarita, CA 91351

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This exhibit features the art of local artist Christopher Darga. After working as an actor and sculptor in Los Angeles, Christopher picked up paints again in 2013, due to an inspirational gift from his wife. It was a set of instructional DVDs by the Santa Clarita painter Morgan Weistling. Christopher subsequently immersed himself into the world of oil painting.

To see more of Darga’s work, see facebook.com/ChristopherDargaFineArt.

UPCOMING EVENTS

May is Bike Month in Santa Clarita
Celebrate all things bike with free events!

Hit the Trail Community Bike Ride: Saturday, May 11
Bring the entire family to Valencia Heritage Park, located at 24155 Newhall Ranch Road, from 10:00 a.m. to noon, for a morning of bicycle fun! Enjoy a guided 4-mile or 9-mile bike ride along the city’s trail system, a family fun fair, tricycle races, food and giveaways.

Amgen Tour of CA Viewing Party: Wed. May 15
Join fellow cycling fans at B.J.’s Restaurant and Brewhouse at the Westfield Valencia Town Center, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. to watch the Stage 4 recap of the Amgen Tour of California. Win cool swag and raffle prizes including gift cards and signed riders’ jerseys. Food and beverages are available for purchase. *Race recap starts at 7:00 p.m., so arrive early.

Bike to Work Day: Thursday, May 16
Ride your bike to work and win prizes and claim giveaways, all while getting to your job in a healthy and green way!
Amgen Tour of California: Saturday, May 18
America’s most prestigious cycling race is coming to Santa Clarita! Stop by the Valencia Town Center on Town Center Drive from 8:00 a.m. to noon to get front row seats to the world’s best cyclists! Don’t forget to stop by the festival and block party!
For more details, visit BikeSantaClarita.com

­2019 Summer Bash in Canyon Country
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!

Canyon Country Community Center

Community Heart Health Fair
This free event will include health screenings, courtesy of Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital, including blood pressure monitoring, height and weight analysis, body composition analysis, oxygen saturation, carbon monoxide measurements, cholesterol tests, glucose tests, healthy nutrition and diet tips. No registration is required.
Friday, May 10
7:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
FREE

Marvelous Mommies (4-14 yrs.)
Kids, let’s dance, play games and paint while making memories with the ladies of our lives. Light refreshments will be served. Registration is required and space is limited. Register at santa-clarita.com/Seasons.
Saturday, May 18
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
FREE

Dynamic Daddies (4-14 yrs.)
Kids, bring the extraordinary man in your life and come play games and work on a fun DIY project for your home! Light refreshments will be served. Registration is required and space is limited. Please register at santa-clarita.com/Seasons.
Saturday, May 18
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
FREE
Visit santa-clarita.com/CCCC or call (661) 290-2266, for a complete list of activities happening at the Canyon Country Community Center.
Santa Clarita Public Library

Storytime at the Canyon Country Jo Anne Darcy Library will be on break for the month of May. Storytime will resume its normal schedule 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 summer for children, teens and adults. More information is 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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