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June 2017

Things to do in the san fernando valley.

Porter Ranch Community School (PRCS) is hosting a Run to Summer featuring a 5k, kids fun run, and health fair on Saturday, June 3.

The 5K race at 7:30 am will start and finish at PRCS. There is a Health Fair from 8:00 am to 11:00 am. Kids Fun Run at 9:00am. All race proceeds will benefit Friends of PRCS and a new interactive play experience for their students. The school is located at 12450 Mason Ave. For more information, and to register, go to

Shepherd Youth Sports

Shepherd Youth Sports is excited to host Four Summer Camps. These camps are Coed, ages 5 to 14. All are welcome! Two Basketball Camps: (1) The Holidays' Basketball Camp, Jrue Holiday (New Orleans Pelicans) and Justin Holiday (New York Knicks) and the family will be with us for an exciting week of basketball July 24-28, (2) Skills Basketball Camp with "The Professor" takes Ball Handling to a whole new level! July 10-14 Volleyball Camp is set July 17-21. Your camper will learn the fundamentals & techniques of Volleyball. Surf Camp is open for 9 year olds up to 90 year olds, Coed, August 1-4, 2017. For more details and to register, please visit our website at

Gluck Woodwind Quintet

The Gluck Woodwind Quintet represents a unique formation among chamber ensembles, featuring one of each of the instruments in the woodwind family, as well as the horn, a brass instrument with a rich and warm tone, to compliment the woodwinds. Join us at the Chatsworth Library, 21052 Devonshire Street, on Saturday, June 3 at 2:00 pm for an engaging hour of both classical and contemporary favorites set in the unique style of chamber music. Call (818) 341-4276 for more information.

SF Valley Chorale Concerts

Enjoy the magic of chorale music with “Singing Into Spring.” The SFV Chorale, a not-for profit group of men and women singers, cordially invites you to enjoy it’s spring concert of pop, classical, Broadway, folk and spiritual music under the direction of Conrad Immel, which will take place at the following venues: Saturday, June 3, 7:30 p.m. at Valley Park Baptist Church, 16514 Nordhoff Street in North Hills and Sunday, June 4 at 5 pm at the Congregational Church of Chatsworth, 20440 Lassen Street (at Mason). For further details and/or to order tickets please call (818) 884-8897 or email For further information, visit

Valley Philharmonic Spring Concert

Come and enjoy your Valley's young musicians in a Spring Concert for the whole family, led by distinguished Conductor, Dr. Henry Shin on Sunday, June 4th, 7:00 PM at In-Christ Community Church, 19514 Rinaldi St. in Northridge. Program includes Elgar, Rossini, Rimsky-Korsakov, Mozart and more! $10 Ticket Donation. For advance discount tickets contact Jackie at 213-458-4618 or,

CD 12 Community Art Show

Please join us for an evening of San Fernando Valley nostalgia through pictures, artifacts, and memories provided by the Valley Relics Museum. Their collection includes rare documents, photographs, vintage neon signs, post cards, yearbooks, negatives, clothing, books, art, automobiles, and bicycles from the Valley's past. This year's Art Show on Tuesday, June 6, 6:00 pm at CD 12 Community Service Center, 9207 Oakdale Ave. in Chatsworth, will also serve as a farewell celebration to one of Council District Twelve's finest, our Chief of Staff John S. Lee. For more information and to RSVP, call (818) 882-1212 or email

Chatsworth Library Book Club

The Chatsworth Library Book Club will be discussing Mutant Message Down Under by Marlo Morgan at the June 7 meeting. The Book Club meets at 1:00 PM in the Library Community Room. The Library is located at 21052 Devonshire Street. For more information, call (818) 341-4276.

CalRTA meeting

On June 9, Friday, at 10 a.m., the CalRTA meeting will be at the Northridge Women’s Club at 18401 Lassen Street. Besides getting the latest up-dates about teachers’ retirement, you will have the chance to meet this year’s CalRTA scholarship winners from CSUN. If you wish to buy lunch, please contact Mitzi Kushida at

Used Book Sale

The Friends of the Granada Hills Library will host a two-day used book sale on Friday, June 9 from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm and Saturday, June 10 from 9:30 am to 4 pm. Prices for most books will range from 25 cents to one dollar. All proceeds will benefit the library. The library is located at 10640 Petit Avenue. For more information, call (818) 368-5687.

Annual Rose Auction & Potluck

The San Fernando Valley Rose Society-Annual Rose Auction & Potluck will be on Saturday, June 10th, from 1:00 pm to 4:00pm, at Wilkinson Senior Center, 8956 Vanalden Ave. in Northridge. Phone number 818 756-7741. Free entrance. Anyone attending must bring potluck dish to share.

Relay for Life

Join the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life run and be part of the world’s largest fundraising event to save lives from cancer. This year, Granada Hills, Porter Ranch, Northridge, and Reseda are joining together to fight against cancer during the Chatsworth Relay for Life, Saturday, June 10 from10:00 am to 10:00 pm at Lawrence Middle School , 10100 Variel Ave. in Chatsworth For more information, visit

Santa Susana Sunset Hikes

The Summer Sunset Hike on Saturday, June 10 at 6:00 pm is a two hour, moderate level hike that will take you to the perfect destination to enjoy a picnic dinner and a view of the San Fernando Valley while learning interesting facts about the Santa Susana Pass State Historic Park. Please use the Lilac Lane Entrance, park in the dirt parking lot and meet at the kiosk. For more information, call (818) 784-4849 or email

Ride the “COLT”

Join the Chatsworth Neighborhood Council during the 5th Annual Chatsworth Orange Line Tour “Ride the COLT” bike rally and health walk on Sunday, June 11, 9:00 am at the Chatsworth Train Depot – Parking Lot A, 10040 Old Depot Plaza Rd. This family friendly event allows participants to walk up to 8 miles and cycle up to 20 miles while exploring local bike infrastructure, businesses, and neighborhoods. For more information, go to www.

West End Art Walk

West End Chatsworth Art District, in collaboration with The Chatsworth Fine Arts Council, presents the 6th Annual West End Art Walk, Sunday, June 11th, from 10am - 5pm. Centered at 21800 Devonshire, the Art Walk will feature inside galleries, arts & crafts booths, food trucks, live music, children’s art activities, plus door prize drawings. Free Admission. More info at or 818 772-1639.

Young Inventors Workshop

The Chatsworth Library is holding a workshop led by Susan Casey on Tuesday, June 13 at 2:00 pm. In the workshop young inventors are invited to brainstorm ideas for their own inventions and do a hands-on engineering/inventing activity. They will also see inventions created by other teens, watch videos of young inventors and judge their inventions, and learn about invention contests you can enter and how you can win cash and scholarships. For more information, call (818) 341-4276.


Bubblemania and Company will offer an interactive educational and entertaining program on the science of bubbles for children of all ages at Chatsworth Library, 21052 Devonshire Street on Wednesday, June 14 at 3:00 pm. The production is filled with soap bubble creations of shimmering reflections of light, color, and flowing liquid motion, designed to elicit dialog and experiential learning. For more information call (818) 341-4276.

LAPD Devonshire VST Fundraiser

The LAPD Devonshire Volunteer Surveillance Team is a group of community volunteers living in the Devonshire Area that are specially trained and supervised by LAPD officers to observe and report criminal activity. Help support their mission by attending their upcoming fundraiser on Tuesday, June 20, all day at Sharky's, 20419 Devonshire St. in Chatsworth. For more information, call (818) 832-0633.

Free Movie Matinee

On Thursday, June 22, there will be a free showing of Fences in the Chatsworth Library Community Room. The Library is located at 21052 Devonshire Street. The movie is sponsored by the Friends of the Chatsworth Library Light refreshments will be available. For more information, call (818) 341-4276 or go to

“Dragons By Design”

Kids will laugh, leap, sing and jump in this delightful program where dragons can be friend or foe and fairy tales come alive as Rebecca Martin enchants and gets everyone involved in this vibrant program at Chatsworth Library, 21052 Devonshire Street on Wednesday, June 28 at 3:00 pm. For more information, call (818) 341-4276.


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