Visiting LA Valley College…

Looks like we may be at LA Valley College twice next weekend: Friday for Putnam County, and Saturday for the College Fair. From their website:

October 15-17, 22-24

LAVC Theater Arts Presents the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

The LAVC Theater Arts Department will present a production of the Tony award-winning musical 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee on October 15-17 and 22-24 at 8 p.m. (plus a 2 p.m. matinee on October 17) in the Horseshoe Theater. This musical is about six quirky kids who find their county spelling bee as a place to stand out and a place to fit in. The book is by Rachel Sheinkin, and music and lyrics by William Finn. This production is directed by Cathy Susan Pyles. Tickets are $15 for general admission, and $10 for students and seniors. For more information, contact (818) 947-2790 or

October 17

LAVC Hosts College Expo for LAUSD District 2

LAVC has partnered with the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) District 2 to host the first annual LAUSD District 2 College Fest on Saturday, October 17 from 9 a.m.-12 noon at Monarch Square. More than 1500 students and families will have the opportunity to meet with representatives from more than 60 colleges and universities and attend college information workshops. All students and their families from District 2, which serves the East San Fernando Valley, have been invited to the event. For more information, contact (818) 778-5831 or