Don’t forget to pick up your One Story, One City grab bag from your local library, courtesy of the Friends of Santa Clarita Public Library, Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital and the SCV Water Agency, while supplies last.
Community Cookbook Digital Edition
Do you have an amazing recipe? Was it handed down, or did you adapt it from the back of a box? Does it take you straight back to a place, a time of strength, hope, happiness or healing? Help the Santa Clarita Public Library create a community cookbook packed full of recipes that make our community unique. Send a recipe, photo and a brief memory you would like to share to firstname.lastname@example.org. Recipes will be posted to our One City One Story website anonymously for the community to try and you will also have a chance to win a food themed gift basket!
March 1 – March 31, 2021
“Creative Comforts” Eat Joy Art Exhibit
Food fills our stomachs and our emotions. It satisfies our cravings, warms our souls and makes us feel safe. The Eat Joy Art Exhibit will be displayed at the First Floor Gallery located in City Hall, located at 23920 Valencia Boulevard and online at SantaClaritaArts.com. The exhibit will feature artwork that showcases the artist’s favorite comfort food such as hamburgers, mac and cheese, cornbread, grandma’s peanut butter cookies and more. This exhibit will take your taste buds for a ride!
March 12 – May 14, 2021
Grab and Go: Family Cookbook Kit
Use scrapbooking materials to design your heirloom cookbook and fill the pages with your favorite recipes from family and friends. In the spirit of Eat Joy, add a story or memory to each recipe to make it a keepsake for years to come! The free Grab and Go Kits are available during regular curbside hours, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., while supplies last.
March 2, 2021
The Food History Talk (Historical Cuisine)
Food is something that brings us together. It can stun and impress, and occasionally be horrifying. Join panelists and authors Janet Wertman (Tudor Era theory of four humors in regards to dining), Jeri Westerson (medieval food and making medieval ale), Zenobia Neil (alcohol in ancient history), Autumn Bardot (medieval food, food in ancient Yemen and historical Romania) and moderator Anne Louise Bannon (winemaking in the LA area) as they share their stories and expertise on this delicious and intoxicating topic. Register in advance at SantaClaritaLibrary.com/Events.
March 8, 2021 from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Grab and Go: Apron Decorating Kit
Dress your best to make your best! Get basic materials and use your ideas and inspiration to make your own custom apron or customize it for the cook in your life. The free Grab and Go Kits are available during regular curbside hours, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., while supplies last.
March 9, 2021
Family Game Night – Food Trivia
Family and friends of all ages are welcome to join the library for our game night as we host a variety of virtual games, like Kahoot! and JackBox, with a food-theme designed just for the One Story One City event. Register in advance at SantaClaritaLibrary.com/Events.
March 11, 2021 from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Mindful Eating – Presented by Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital
Learn about mindful eating, which is the practice of cultivating an awareness of our relationship with food and how it affects our bodies, our feelings and our minds. Join us to practice mindful eating techniques and learn skills to help move away from a dieting mentality toward a healthy relationship with food.
March 16, 2021 from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Grab and Go: Clay Magnet Making
Make fun, food-themed clay magnets as part of our annual One Story One City series of events in this digital program. The free Grab and Go Kits are available during regular curbside hours, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., while supplies last.
March 16, 2021
Theatre in a Week: Special Edition, “The Good, The Bad and The Hungry” Presented by The MAIN
From Artistic Director and Playwright, Barry Agin. Presented by Off Book Theatre Company. Join us for a night of delicious original one-acts! On the menu: Love, life and comedy. Learn more at Facebook.com/TheMAINNewhall.
MAINcast Interview: Tuesday, March 16, at 7:00 p.m. PST
Performance Date: Friday, March 19, at 7:00 p.m. PST
Eat Joy Art Exhibit Virtual Reception
A virtual reception will be held celebrating the newly installed collection Eat Joy displayed at the First Floor Gallery of City Hall. The exhibit is sure to take your mind straight to a place of comfort and the scents of your favorite comfort foods. Learn more at SantaClaritaArts.com.
March 20, 2021 at 6:00 p.m.
Grab and Go: Wooden Spoon Decoupage
Celebrating One Story One City join us for some decoupage fun as we transform a wooden spoon into an eclectic home decor item. The free Grab and Go Kits are available during regular curbside hours, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., while supplies last.
March 23, 2021
Cooking with ArtBites: Mac & Cheese and the History of Comfort Food
Ever wonder why some foods are deemed comfort? Enjoy a cozy Mac & Cheese cook-along and learn about the origins of comfort food during this Zoom presentation! Register in advance at SantaClaritaLibrary.com/Events.
March 23, 2021 from 5:30 – 6:40 p.m.
“A Recipe for Disaster” Presented by The MAIN
Written and directed by Donna Scarantino. Presented by Theatre Americana. Synopsis: Mrs. Dramamine’s Home Economics Class is a recipe for disaster when the surfer dudes and valley girls make mincemeat out of a rum cake and create a food budget that includes mascara and surfboard wax. Learn more at Facebook.com/TheMAINNewhall.
MAINcast Interview: Tuesday, March 23 at 7:00 p.m. PST
Performance Date: Friday, March 26 at 7:00 p.m. PST
FOOD SESSIONS Presented by The MAIN
Tune into The MAIN’s “FOOD SESSIONS” featuring local chefs Tamra Levine, Todd R. Wilson and Alexis Shahin as they discuss food prep, cooking tips and tricks and more! Learn more at Facebook.com/TheMAINNewhall.
March 25, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.
Eat Joy: A conversation with Natalie Eve Garrett
Enjoy a lively conversation via Zoom with Eat Joy editor Natalie Eve Garrett as we explore the 2021 One Story One City book selection. Register in advance at SantaClaritaLibrary.com/Events.
March 27, 2021 2:00 PM- 3:00 p.m.
Grab and Go: Kitchen Herb Garden
Grow your own kitchen herb garden! Pick up your free Grab and Go kit from any of the Santa Clarita Public Library branches. The free Grab and Go Kits are available during regular curbside hours, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., while supplies last.
March 30, 2021