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Quilter to speak about `Wearables'

SAUGUS -- Speaker Kathy Amparan will discuss ``Wearables'' at the next meeting of the SCV Quilt Guild scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday at United Methodist Church, 26640 Bouquet Canyon Road, Saugus.

For information about the guild, its programs or its charity work, call Adva Price at (661) 298-1385 or visit www.scvquiltguild.org.

-- Daily News

Mothers invited to get-together

VALENCIA -- A Moms Mixer for mothers who would like to socialize will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at a private home in Valencia. For information and directions, call Liz Hodson at (661) 255-6044.

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Highland School rededication set

SAUGUS -- The public is invited to celebrate the rededication of Highland School at 11 a.m. Friday at 27332 Catala Ave., Saugus.

The elementary school underwent a $17 million modernization and now includes a state-of-the-art multipurpose room, upgraded playgrounds, expanded lunch areas and shelters, enlarged school library, upgraded classrooms and increased space for administrative offices and staff rooms.

For information, call the school at (661) 297-8875.

-- Daily News

Libraries' Friends plan book sale

VALENCIA -- The Friends of the Libraries of Santa Clarita Valley will hold a Fall Book Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Valencia Library, 23743 W. Valencia Blvd., Valencia.

A members-only pre-sale will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Funds from the sales will benefit the three library branches in Santa Clarita. Book donations during the period leading up to the sale are welcomed.

For information, call Dorothy Anderson at (661) 252-3980.

-- Daily News

Bar members will laud local heroes

VALENCIA -- The Santa Clarita Valley Bar Association will sponsor its second annual Law Appreciation Day on Oct. 16 to honor local heroes.

A luncheon is planned at noon in the Grand Ballroom at the Hyatt Valencia, 24500 Town Center Drive, Valencia.

Representatives from the Los Angeles County sheriff's and fire departments, California Highway Patrol and the city of Santa Clarita will be honored.

Tickets are $50. For reservations, call (661) 287-3260 or visit www.scvbar.org.

-- Daily News

DAR sponsoring student contests

SANTA CLARITA -- The Alliklik chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution is sponsoring two contests open to students in Santa Clarita.

The Junior American Citizen Contest is for kids in preschool through high school; this year's theme is ``Jamestown Settlement: An American Beginning.'' Students can enter an art project or a creative writing project. The deadline is 5 p.m. Dec. 17.

The American Revolution Essay Contest is open to students in grades 5-12. The topic for grades 5-8 is ``Jamestown Colony is Settled,'' and the topic for grades 9-12 is ``At Sea or Home: Different Perspectives on the Voyage to the New World.'' The deadline for submitting an essay is 5 p.m. Dec. 15.

For information and complete rules for both contests, call Donna Yantis at (661) 259-1610.

-- Daily News
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