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Canyon Country Business Briefs

| Canyon Country Magazine | August 13, 2019

CITYWIDE FILM STATISTICS
In June, the City issued 39 film permits, which contributed to 90 film days, generating an estimated economic impact of $2,004,000.

The following productions were filming in Canyon Country in June 2019:
Television Shows:
America’s Top Dog – Sable Ranch
Atypical – Starting 9 Batting Cages
Mayans MC – Area street, Mountasia Family Fun Center
Murder for Hire – Area home
Recreation #2 – Sable Ranch
Scrawny to Brawny – Fair Oaks Park
Features:
Dweller – Sable Ranch
SRRL – Sand Canyon area home
Commercials:
CAR – Area streets, Santa Clarita Skatepark
Chevy – Mountasia Family Fun Center, Rancho Deluxe
Walmart/Capital One – Walmart
Student Films:
El Narco (New York Film Academy) – Church of the Canyons
Super Roomies (New York Film Academy) – Area home

FUTURE CANYON COUNTRY COMMUNITY CENTER UPDATE

Phase I of the Canyon Country Community Center project continues to make progress on the corner of Soledad Canyon Road and Sierra Highway. As Phase I nears completion later this year, residents will see the final touches put on the Mint Canyon Channel, as well as construction of the site’s infiltration systems and completion of the rough grading. Phase I is scheduled to be completed at the end of this year. Phases II and III are expected to begin construction after the first of the year and take approximately 18 months to complete. Phases II and III include the construction of the community center building and site improvements.

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

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CANYON COUNTRY PARK INCLUSIVE PLAY AREA UPDATE

The public outreach process for the Inclusive Play Area project included three public outreach meetings at Canyon Country Park. The public meetings were ‘open house’ style, allowing the attendees to learn about the project, share their thoughts and ideas on the project with City staff and the consultants, vote on play elements and review and comment on the preliminary and revised designs.

Construction will begin in September 2019 and the grand opening of the City’s first Inclusive Play Area will take place by the end of this year.

For more information about the new Inclusive Play Area project at Canyon Country Park, contact Elena Galvez at (661) 255-4911 or egalvez@santa-clarita.com.

ARTS IN CANYON COUNTRY

The Ground Beneath Me; Not Above Me, So Enjoy Life
On display Aug. 2 to Dec. 3, 2019
Canyon Country Jo Anne Darcy Library
The images in this display were created by a local photographer who had cancer and radiation treatment, but did not let that stop him from making art. Through the difficult ordeal, the artist continued to photograph, create art, appreciate nature, live and love life.

This exhibit hopes to remind everyone to stay positive, have a good attitude and continue to live life to its fullest.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Concerts in the Park
The City of Santa Clarita’s annual Concerts in the Park, presented by Logix Federal Credit Union, continue. The 30-year-old program takes place in Central Park on Saturday nights at 7:00 p.m. through August 24. Voted the “Best Live Entertainment in the Santa Clarita Valley in 2018,” you won’t want to miss exciting shows still to come from Mirage – Visions of Fleetwood Mac, Grateful Shred, The Replicas and Erotic City, and a Tribute to Prince!

Be sure to bring your blanket and chairs to these free events and see what residents love about it. You can get more information on the entire Concerts in the Park lineup by visiting santa-clarita.com/concerts.

25th Annual River Rally and Environmental Expo
You and your family can help clean a portion of the Santa Clara River – the longest free-flowing river and one of the last two natural river systems remaining in Southern California.

Be a part of the solution for a better environment by helping to preserve the river’s natural beauty and variety of wildlife. To date, thousands of volunteers have collected more than 445,000 pounds of trash and debris from the Santa Clara River and its tributaries!
Saturday, September 21
Newhall Community Center
22421 Market Street
8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
More information: http://greensantaclarita.com/calendar/river-rally/

Canyon Country Community Center

iTEENS (12-18 yrs.)
iTeens is a teen after school program. Local youth have the opportunity to participate in homework help, leadership development, team building and more.
Mon through Fri beginning Aug. 19
3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
FREE

Teen Night Out (12-18 yrs.)
Drop-in and work up a sweat with an evening of Dodgeball, Wii, or computers in the Tech Room. Bring a friend! Activities will be structured; membership and participation is required.
Friday, August 30
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
FREE

Saturday Drop-N-Play (5-12 yrs.)
Drop in and enjoy structured play and fun activities on Saturdays. SMART ProTrainer Interactive Wall,
computer time, arts and crafts, games, and more are available. Membership is required.
Saturdays
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
FREE

Tiny Time Hour (1-5 yrs.)
Get out and socialize at Tiny Time Hour! Join us for a morning of parent-led activities including art, toys, games and more. Whether you need a new play date spot for your child or want to get out and make friends, at Tiny Time you can mingle, have fun and experience new things.
Mondays, August 19 and 26
9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
FREE

DoodleBugs (2-4 yrs.)
Come and enjoy a fun parent/child participation class. Children and parents will engage in a multitude of sensory activities, crafts, stories and songs.
Fridays, August 23 and 30
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Fee: $5 per class

Adventures with Food (3-5 yrs.)
Cooking activities that integrate reading, math, science and healthy living. Focuses on measuring, mixing and tasting new foods. Parent attendance is required.
Wednesdays, August 21 and 28
10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Fee: $5 per class

Preschool Fitness Fun (3-5 yrs.)
Enjoy a morning of fun on our SMART ProTrainer Interactive Wall. Preschoolers will discover the fun of fitness, while developing their gross motor skills. Participants will practice and improve skills such as spatial awareness, locomotor coordination and rhythmic skills.
Wednesdays, August 21 and 28
11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Fee: $5 per class

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

Get ready for the start of the school year at the Canyon Country Jo Anne Darcy Library! Although programs are on break for the month of August, you can still explore new worlds, find volunteer opportunities, connect with the Friends of the Library and much more.

Discover resources offered by the library for kids, teens and adults and see how you can get involved in the community. Regular programs will return to the Canyon Country Jo Anne Darcy Library on September 9.

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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