Events

 

BOOK DISCUSSIONS

Author Event: Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Join us for a discussion with award winning author, Silvia Moreno-Garcia, as she shares insights into her process, highlights from her book and answers questions from the audience.

Saturday, March 7 at 11:00 a.m.
Newhall Family Theater for the Performing Arts
24607 Walnut Street, Newhall, CA 91321

 

Book Clubs

BABE Book Club
Old Town Newhall Library
Saturday, March 14 at 10:30 a.m.

Canyon Country Book Club
Canyon Country Library
Thursday, March 19 at 4:30 p.m.

Up For Discussion
Valencia Library
Thursday, March 5 at 7:00 p.m.

 

LEARN AND PLAY

 LACMA Maya Mobile

Learn about ancient Maya culture and artifacts from LACMA’s Maya Mobile through a lecture and hands-on exploration. Advanced registration is required. Please visit the Library’s event calendar to register.

Old Town Newhall Library
Saturday, March 21

Times: TBD

 

Maya Revival Architecture

Dr. Jesse Lerner will talk about how works by the likes of Frank Lloyd Wright, Robert Stacy-Judd and Manuel Amábilis connect art deco with the ancient Maya. Dr. Lerner is a professor and wrote the book, Maya of Modernism.

Valencia Library
Saturday, March 21 at 3:00 p.m.

 

Museum of Latin American Art Visit

Explore contemporary Latin American art by joining us in a guided tour of the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, CA.  After the tour, enjoy participating in a craft workshop. Transportation and lunch are provided. Advanced registration is required. Please visit the Library’s event calendar to register.

Valencia Library
Saturday, March 21

    • Departing at 9:15 a.m.
    • Returning by 3:15 p.m.

 

ARTS AND CRAFTS

Art Reception

Experience local art themed around Gods of Jade and Shadow and mingle with the artists.

First Floor Gallery at City Hall
23920 Valencia Boulevard
Santa Clarita, CA 91355

Saturday, March 14 at 6:00 p.m.

 

Mayan Mug Decorating

Artistic skills of all levels are welcome to create a masterpiece on a mug. You are welcome to come up with your own picture or use some of our Mayan painting examples. One free mug per adult while supplies last.

    • Monday, March 9 at 6:00 p.m. – Old Town Newhall Library
    • Monday, March 23 at 6:00 p.m. – Canyon Country Library
    • Thursday, March 26 at 6:00 p.m. – Valencia Library

 

One Story One Bag

Join us and see how you can screen print an image, inspired by the One City One Story book Gods of Jade and Shadow, using a Cricuit and other supplies. You can also personalize it with fabric markers and stencils. All materials will be provided, while supplies last.

    • Wednesday, March 11 at 4:00 p.m. – Canyon Country Library
    • Tuesday, March 17 at 4:00 p.m. – Valencia Library
    • Friday, March 27 at 4:00 p.m. – Old Town Newhall Library

 

DANCE, MOVIES, AND MORE

Joyas Divinas del Valle: Ballet Folklorico

Enjoy Ballet Folklorico dances performances inspired by Gods of Jade and Shadow.

    • Wednesday, March 11 at 6:30 p.m. – Valencia Library
    • Friday, March 20 at 4:30 p.m. – Canyon Country Library
    • Wednesday, March 25 at 6:30 p.m. – Old Town Newhall Library

 

Latin American Movie Series

One Story One City is proud to partner with The MAIN in Downtown Old Town Newhall to put on a Latin American movies series inspired by the events in Gods of Jade and Shadow by Silvia Moreno-Garcia.

The MAIN
24266 Main Street.
Newhall, CA 91321

    • Monday, March 9 at 7:00 p.m.
    • Monday, March 16, at 7:00 p.m.
    • Monday, March 23, at 7:00 p.m.

 

Mayan Yoga with Itzpapalotl

Join us for a 2 hour Mayan Yoga & Meditation session with Itzpapalotl. The session will include a small lecture followed by Yoga & Meditation. Participants are encouraged to bring their own yoga mats or towels.

Canyon Country Library
Thursday, March 12 at 4:00 p.m.

 

Road to Xibalba: A Gods of Jade and Shadow Scavenger Hunt

Join the Santa Clarita Library as we race to help the God of Xibalba, Hun-Kame, find his missing limbs to restore his magic and defeat his evil twin brother, Vucub-Kame. Form teams, get set, and you’re off on a scavenger hunt to help both Casiopea Tun and Hun-Kame in their quest.

Note: We will be using the app GooseChase for the scavenger hunt. Please ensure at least one member on your team has a smart phone to access the app and participate in the game.

Old Town Newhall Library

    • Thursday, March 12 at 6:00 p.m.
    • Thursday, March 19 at 6:00 p.m.
    • Thursday, March 26 at 6:00 p.m.

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