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Burbank Area Calendar: Square-dancing class for singles and couples offered at senior center

A Queensland grouper in a tank goes by a youngster at the Aquarium of the Pacific, where a field trip will be offered by the Joslyn Adult Center early next month.
A Queensland grouper in a tank goes by a youngster at the Aquarium of the Pacific, where a field trip will be offered by the Joslyn Adult Center early next month.
(Wally Skalij, Los Angeles Times)

A square-dancing class will be held from 6:45 to 8:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 18 and 25, at the Joslyn Adult Center, 1301 W. Olive Ave., Burbank. The low-cost class has no special clothing requirements and no dance experience is needed.

The classes are open to singles and couples. For more information, call (818) 846-8848 or (818) 832-8848.

Historical society to focus on master architects

The Glendale Historical Society will present a free talk about the master architects in Glendale at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 19, in the auditorium at the Downtown Central Library, 222 E. Harvard St. No RSVP is required to attend.

For more information, visit www.glendalehistorical.org/master-architects-in-glendale.

Talk to address how to avoid scams

A presentation about how to avoid scams will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 18, at the Joslyn Adult Center, 1301 W. Olive Ave., Burbank.

This event costs $2 without a Burbank senior activity card. For more information or to sign up, call (818) 238-5353.

Adult center to present selections from opera

Selections from the opera “La Bohème” will be presented at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 25, at the Joslyn Center, 1301 W. Olive Ave., Burbank. “La Bohème” is a four-act Italian opera that tells the story of a love affair between a poor poet and an equally-poor seamstress.

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This performance costs $2 without a Burbank senior activity card. For more information or to sign up for the performance, call (818) 238-5353.

Thousand Oaks artists featured in exhibit in Burbank

An exhibit featuring works by the Thousand Oaks Art Assn. runs through Sept. 26 at the Betsy Lueke Creative Arts Center, 1100 W. Clark Ave., Burbank. Admission is free. For more information, including hours, visit www.burbankca.gov/blcac.

Performance to feature romantic songs

Musician Roberto Bonnai will perform romantic songs performed by Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Elvis as well as classic French songs and some of his own compositions at 12:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 7, at the Joslyn Adult Center, 1301 W. Olive Ave., Burbank.

This performance costs $2 without a Burbank senior activity card. For more information or to sign up for the performance, call (818) 238-5353.

Ceremony to honor athletes

The Burbank Athletics Walk of Fame Ceremony will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 5, in George Izay Park, 1111 W. Olive Ave., Burbank. Admission is free.

For more information, visit www.burbankca.gov/walkoffame.gov/walkoffame.

Performance to showcase multiple dance styles

The Olive Plaza Dancers will perform a variety of dancing styles such as line dancing and Cha Cha at 12:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 14, at the Joslyn Adult Center, 1301 W. Olive Ave., Burbank.

This performance costs $2 without a Burbank senior activity card. For more information or to sign up, call (818) 238-5353.

Coordinating council to hold meeting

Burbank Coordinating Council will meet from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 7 at the Little White Chapel, 1711 N. Avon St., Burbank. This is the organization’s 88th year. Membership is now $20 per individual and $30 per organization. Lunches are $13.

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For more information, visit www.burbankcoordinatingcouncil.org.

Aquarium of the Pacific on adult center’s field-trip itinerary

A field trip to the Aquarium of the Pacific will be offered from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 7. Participants will be able to see more than 12,000 animals from the Pacific Ocean. Participants must bring money for lunch at Café Scuba and must bring their ID for entry.

This field trip will leave from and return to the Joslyn Adult Center, 1301 W. Olive Ave., Burbank. This off-site field trip costs $28 ($26 with a Burbank senior activity card). Registration for the trip can be made at the front desk or the travel office at the Joslyn Adult Center.

Program to look at coyotes’ habitats

The Crescenta Valley Sierra Club will host a free presentation about coyotes at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 8, at the La Crescenta Library, 2809 Foothill Blvd., La Crescenta. Ken Pellman will be give the presentation about the animals, especially their habitats and habits.

For more information, call Wayne Fisher at (818) 353-4181.

Haunted Adventure coming to Stough Canyon Park

A Halloween event called Haunted Adventure will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. on Oct. 11, 12 and 18 at Stough Canyon Park/Starlight Bowl, 1335 Lockheed View Drive., Burbank. Cost is $5 per person.

For more information, visit www.burbankca.gov/hauntedadventure.

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