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Wednesday, October 10

Free Spine Education Program: Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital’s free Spine Education Program offers valuable information on how you can take better care of your spine, including lifestyle changes that may help with pain management and prevent future injuries. Classes meet 5 to 6 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at Henry Mayo’s Outpatient Therapy Services Ambulatory Care Center, Suite 310, 25751 McBean Parkway, Valencia. Call (661)253-8959.

 

Wednesday, October 10

Stroke and Brain Injury Support Group: Open to patients and survivors, their family members and caregivers, the Stroke and Brain Injury Support Groups meets the second Wednesday of each month, 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital ARU Dining Room, 27527 McBean Pkwy, Valencia. Call (661)253-8651.

 

Thursday, October 18

Free Community CPR Class: Approved by the American Heart Association, the Family and Friends CPR Program at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital teaches participants how to perform CPR on adults and how to help an adult who is choking. Classes are open to anyone who wants to learn CPR but does not need to be certified. Each participant will receive a course participation card upon completion. (This is not a certification course). Registration is required. Call (661) 253-8888. Classes meet from 7 to 8 p.m. at Henry Mayo’s Human Resources Building, Rooms 4 and 5, 23871 McBean Parkway, Valencia. Call (661)253-8408.

 

Thursday, October 18

Free Tyke Hike: Being a big brother or sister to a newborn infant is exciting and fun, and Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital’s free Tyke Hike program helps prepare children for their new “responsibilities.” Siblings-to-be will learn how to behave around a newborn, hold a baby properly, and other safety tips. Throughout the program, they will receive token gifts that reinforce what they learn, like a little scrub sponge to teach them the importance of washing their hands when touching the new baby. In addition, children will be taken on a short tour of the Women’s Unit, so they can see for themselves where Mommy will be having her baby. The class is held the third Thursday of every month 3 to 4:30 p.m. Toddlers to pre-teens, accompanied by adult, meet in the hospital lobby at 2:45 p.m., 23845 McBean Parkway, Valencia. Free. Call (661)253-8051.

 

Wednesday, October 24

Baby Care Basics: Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital offers this class the fourth Wednesday of each month, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Human Resources Building, Rooms 4 and 5. Call (661)253-8607.

 

Wednesday, October 24

Free Spine Education Program at Golden Valley Plaza: Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital’s free Spine Education Program is now also offered at the Outpatient Physical Therapy’s location in the Golden Valley Plaza in Canyon Country (across from Lowes). The class offers valuable information on how you can take better care of your spine, including lifestyle changes that may help with pain management and prevent future injuries. Classes meet 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. every fourth Wednesday of the month at Henry Mayo’s Outpatient Therapy Services, Golden Valley Plaza, 19013 Golden Valley Road, #125, Santa Clarita. Seating is limited. Call (661)253-8959.

 

Saturday, October 27

Free Saturday Parent Tour and Preview:  This free, one-hour presentation and tour of Henry Mayo’s Women’s Unit is a unique opportunity for expectant parents and those planning a family soon to familiarize themselves with our hospital. A nurse from our Women’s Unit will take parents step-by-step through the birthing experience at our hospital, from pre-admission to discharge, answering any questions that come up, as best as she can, along the way. This presentation is followed by a firsthand tour of the unit, which includes, subject to availability, a labor and delivery room, a postpartum room, and a C-section operating room. This overview should give expectant parents a chance to experience the friendliness of our staff and their willingness to help them have the happy, secure, and relaxed birth experience that they desire. The free tour is offered on the fourth Saturday of every month from 1 to 2 p.m. Meet in the hospital lobby at 12:45 p.m., 23845 McBean Parkway, Valencia. Call (661)253-8607.

 

October Breast Cancer Awareness Fundraising Events

During October, the Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Health Foundation and Sheila R. Veloz Breast Imaging Center will bring breast cancer awareness to the community through selected fundraising events in the Santa Clarita Valley. Your participation in these events will help fund state-of-the-art equipment and ensure women in our community have access to superior technology for breast cancer detection. For more information or to make a donation, please call (661)200-1200.

 

Oct. 1 – Oct. 31 Pink Ribbon Month–Pink Ribbon lapel pins can be purchased  for $5 from Henry Mayo’s gift shop, Sheila R. Veloz Breast Imaging Center, 23845 McBean Parkway, Valencia, CA. Please visit henrymayogiving.com or call (661) 200-1200.

 

Oct. 1 – Oct. 31 Cobblestone Cottage Brighton Breast Cancer Awareness Jewelry–Cobblestone Cottage will feature a special Brighton Power of Pink bracelet. Visit Cobblestone Cottage at 24335 Magic Mountain Parkway, Valencia. Call (661)253-0209 or visit www.cobblestone-cottage.com.

 

Oct. 1 – Oct 31 Tumbled Rose Breast Cancer Awareness Hand Crafted Tile–Purchase this beautiful handmade 6×6’ tile, crafted of tumbled marble, for $15. Visit http://www.tumbledrose.com/For-A-Good-Cause-Collection.html. Call (661)505-3088.

 

Oct. 1 – Oct. 31 Results Fitness “Think Pink” Shakes–Located at 24420 Walnut Street in Newhall. Call (661)799-7900.

 

Oct. 1 Eat, Drink and Raise Funds at Stone Fire Grill–Stone Fire Grill, 23300 Cinema Drive, Valencia. Open 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. for lunch, dinner, take out. Call (661) 799-8282.

 

Oct. 7 Soroptimist International of SCV 9th Annual Bras for a Cause–This event will take place at The Oaks Grille at TPC, 25550 Heritage View Lane, Valencia. For tickets, visit siscv.com.

 

Oct. 15 Eat, Drink and Raise Funds at Rattlers BAR B QUE–Rattlers BBQ, 26495 Golden Valley Road. Open 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Offer valid for lunch, dinner and take-out. Call (661)251-4195.

 

Oct. 17 Bingo or Bust, Valencia Hills Clubhouse–Enjoy a night of Bingo and great appetizers during this special fundraiser at the Clubhouse, 24060 Oak Vale Drive  Valencia, CA, from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Buy-in is only $35 prepaid and $45 at the door, and includes 2 cards, appetizers and soft drinks. Reserve your spot today. Call (661) 200-1200.

 

Oct. 21 Sip, Stroll and Savor The Sounds–The Wine Affair–Soroptimist International of Greater SCV will present a walking and wine tasting event through Westfield Valencia’s Town Center Mall from 2 to 6 p.m. Visit sigscv.org for information and tickets.

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Thursday, Oct 19, 2017
The Gibbon Conservation Center will celebrate Halloween for the first time on Saturday, Oct. 28 from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
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Spotlight Arts Center, a local non-profit that provides free performing and visual arts classes to children in the Santa Clarita Valley, will hold its Fall Festival, Sunday, Oct. 22 from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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Major Impact Theater, founded by Jill Garson and Shawnda Davis in 2014, is a non-profit theater group that specially adapts plays for performance by adults with disabilities in the Santa Clarita Valley.

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