Have you perfected your Irish accent yet? Prepped the green food coloring for your libations? Well you still have the weekend to get in the festive spirit for St. Patty’s Day, why not take your kids out for some family fun to get celebration-ready?
Here are my top 5 picks for Family Fun in Santa Clarita this weekend:
St. Francis Dam Tour
Saturday, March 14th at 11:00am, Frank Rock, known as “The Dam Man,” is leading the lecture and hike of the ruins of the St. Francis Dam. The lecture is first and free at Heritage Junction Historic Park, then the tour begins at noon and costs $35. To reserve tickets, call (661) 254-1275.
Kids ages 6 and up are welcome, so take those dam…loving kids to this dam event!
Grand Opening of Stevenson Ranch and Castaic Libraries
Two new local libraries are opening this weekend and both are celebrating with the community.
The Stevenson Ranch library is replacing the former Express library and holding their opening ceremony at 11 a.m. on March 14. The Castaic Library is holding their grand opening on March 14th at 10 am. So you can visit them both!
Don’t worry, if you aren’t feeling THAT ambitious on a Saturday morning, they will be open regular hours as well. That will be fun too. Just not as festive.
Martin: Duty Calls
Your older kids may have studied Martin Luther King Jr in school, but there is a great chance to help them fully understand this amazing man and the still relevant issues he addressed in the upcoming performance of “Martin: Duty Calls” at the Valencia High School.
The touring production of this moving play about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his wife Coretta’s trials and tribulations being the face of a movement, take place on Saturday, March 14th at 3 and 8pm. You can visit their website for details and tickets.
Take your teens and use the show as a springboard for a very important conversation about racism. You will be glad you did.
Crafterday Saturdays at the Hart
Saturday is the most neglected day of the week, as far as nicknames go. Sunday has Funday, Wednesday has Hump Day, Tuesday has Tacos…. Thank goodness the Hart Museum has come to the rescue with Crafterday Saturdays!
This Crafterday, March 14th, bring your kids for a free craft from 11:00am to 4:00pm at the Hart Mansion Back Yard. It’s made for little ones, but all ages are welcome. Call 254-4584 for info.
Don’t you feel good that someone is making all the days of the week feel special?
Starry, Starry Night
So, you THINK you can dance? Well, the former contestants from the popular reality show So You Think You Can Dance are pretty sure about their skill set, and they are ready to show it all off at the Golden Valley High School Auditorium.
This Saturday, March 14th, from 7-9pm you can bring the whole family to this benefit performance through the Wish Education Foundation. Dancers from SYTYCD including Fik-Shun, Rudy Abreau, Will Thomas, Ashley Galvan, and Julz Tockerplus will burn the floor, along with Hart’s own dance team. You can get tickets here.
By the end of the evening, you will KNOW you if can dance, guaranteed!