Grand Purim Celebration, will feature a live band, costumes, a parade and Jewish food, 5:30 p.m. today at the Santa Clarita Activities Center, 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway, Valencia. Call (661) 254-3434. “Zoz, Bard of Ireland” will be presented, 7 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday at the Valencia High School Theatre, 27801 Dickason Drive, Valencia. Tickets: $8 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. Call (661) 294-1188, Ext. 522. Rancho Pico Junior High/West Ranch High School instrumental showcase, 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Rancho Pico multipurpose room, 26250 W. Valencia Blvd., Valencia. Admission: $2. Call (661) 284-3260. “The Ides of March” will be presented, 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Rio Norte gym, 28771 Rio Norte Drive, Valencia. Tickets: $5 or $3 for students. Call (661) 295-3700. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORECasino Insider: Here’s a look at San Manuel’s new high limit rooms, Asian restaurant Jazz/Pop Concert, 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday in the gym at Canyon High School, 19300 W. Nadal St. Canyon Country. Tickets: $6 or $5 with ASB card. Call (661) 252-6110. Moonlight Hike, 6-7 p.m. Friday at Placerita Canyon Nature Center, 19152 Placerita Canyon Road, Newhall. Call (661) 259-7721. St. Patrick’s Day Dinner and Dance, 6:30 p.m. Friday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Hall, 23233 Lyons Ave., Newhall. Tickets: $25 or $10 for children. Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus. Call Al Taylor at (661) 254-2735. “As You Like It” will be presented, 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Center for the Performing Arts at College of the Canyons, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia. Tickets: $10 or $5 for students and seniors. Call (661) 362-5304. Jackson Perdue and Steve Mazan will perform, 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday at J.R.’s Comedy Club located inside Marie Callender’s at 27630 The Old Road, Valencia. Cost: $12 or $22.99 for dinner and the show. Call (661) 259-2291. Bird Walk, 8-10 a.m. Saturday at Towsley Canyon, 24255 The Old Road, Newhall. Call (661) 255-3606. Santa Clara River Valley Railfest will feature train rides, arts and crafts, displays and food vendors, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Central Park in Fillmore. Call (800) 773-8724. Reptile Festival will feature reptile and amphibian displays, games, crafts and contests, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at Placerita Canyon Nature Center, 19152 Placerita Canyon Road, Newhall. Call (661) 259-7721. Tesoro Adobe Historic Park is open to the public, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. every Saturday with guided tours of the Harry Carey/Farmer John Ranch House, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Call (661) 702-8953. Zonta Club will host its annual Status of Women celebration brunch, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at the Valencia Country Club, 27330 Tourney Road, Valencia. Tickets: $30. Call (661) 296-4401. Family Nature Walk, 11 a.m.-noon, and an animal presentation, 1-2 p.m., every Saturday at Placerita Canyon Park and Nature Center, 19152 Placerita Canyon Road, Newhall. Call (661) 259-7721. Auction Dinner Dance to benefit Our Lady of Perpetual Help School, 5:20 p.m. Saturday at the Deukmejian Grand Ballroom in Mission Hills. Tickets: $65. Call Pat Olesh at (661) 251-0959. Grateful Dudes perform bluegrass music, 7:30-10:30 p.m. every Saturday at Vincenzo’s, 24504 Lyons Ave., Newhall. Call (661) 259-6733. Ranger-led nature hike, 11 a.m. the second, third and fourth Sundays of each month at Vasquez Rocks Natural Area, 10700 W. Escondido Canyon Road, Agua Dulce. Call (661) 268-0840. Spaghetti Dinner to honor St. Joseph Day, 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Sunday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 23233 Lyons Ave., Newhall. The spaghetti is free and meatballs, sausage and desserts will be available for a small donation. Proceeds benefit the church’s community projects. Call Marianne Douglas at (661) 250-1030. St. Francis Dam tour will include a historical lecture and bus tour of the dam site, 1-3 p.m. Sunday departing from the SCV Historical Society in Heritage Junction, 24101 San Fernando Road, Newhall. Cost: $35. Call (661) 254-1275. To submit an event for the Things To Do calendar, contact Sharon Cotal two weeks prior to the event at (661) 257-5256, fax her at (661) 257-5262, e-mail her at email@example.com or write to her at 24800 Avenue Rockefeller, Valencia, CA 91355. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!