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The Northridge Skateland is a great place to bring you kids and spend a fun day out with them. It is a family-owned roller skating venue, also offering public skating sessions and skating classes. The venue contains 7 large video screens, a rock wall, video games a restaurant serving pizza.

 

Built in 1917, Faith Bible Church is considered to be the oldest church in Northridge. It has been acquired recently by a Korean congregation, known as the Northridge Free Methodist Church or Los Angeles Antioch Church.

 

The Cella Gallery presents displays of contemporary fine art, focusing on the works of creative locals through special events, including new exhibits almost every 5 weeks, Music Nights and Artist Salons. The gallery houses displays of art creations covering areas such as sculpting and painting.

 

Sports & outdoor events

 

The college baseball season begins in January and ends in June. There are teams competing such as CSU Fullerton Titans, CSU Los Angeles Golden Eagles, USC Trojans and CSU Northridge Matadors.

 

The Matador Athletics support more than 400 student athletes, playing in 20 NCAA Division I games.

 

The Matadors soccer team, representing Cal State Northridge, gained national recognition in the season of 2009 for their game, being ranked #24 by the National Soccer Coaches of America.

 

The Matadors earned 12 spots in the 2009 Big West Conference All-Academic Fall Sports Team.

 

Cal State Northridge has defeated Cal State Fullerton 3 times in a row at basketball.

 

The prestigious Matador Hall of Fame contains names such as Terry Craven (Matador's first baseball All American),Garrett Noel (2-time C-Sun track&field All American), Dorothea `Granny` Heitz (greatest sports fan in Matador history) and Priscilla Rouse Becker (Cal State Northridge softball All American).

 

Festivals

 

The Haunted Festival is an annual charity fundraising event, featuring 50 000 square feet of Halloween fun. There are 3 haunted mazes, live entertainment, food and games for all ages.

 

The festival donates a large portion of their profit, every year, to The Make-A-Wish Foundation and The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

 

The Annual Valley Greek Festival is a cultural experience for all the family members, offered by St. Nicholas Church and its 500 volunteers, every year in May, featuring live music, dancing, home-made pastries, cooking demonstrations, shopping boutiques and many activities for children.

 

Nightlife

 

The nightlife options in Northridge consist in bars, comedy clubs, pool halls and dance clubs.

 

Among the most popular nightspots in Northridge, there are:

 

- Plush Pocket Pool Ha - 16950 Parthenia Street.

- Stovepiper Lounge - 19563 Parthenia Street.

- Lee's 4 Cocktails - 17040 Devonshire Street.

- Stuart Anderson's Black Angus Restaurant - 9145 Corbin Avenue.