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Burbank area events: Golf club to hold tournament on Thanksgiving

DeBell Golf Course
DeBell Golf Clubhouse.
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A golf tournament called “Thanksgiving Shotgun” will be held at 8 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 28, at the DeBell Golf Course, 1500 E. Walnut Ave., Burbank.

Tickets for the event cost $55 per player or $40 for players with a Canyon Club membership at DeBell.

For more information, visit, email or call (818) 845-0022, Ext. 3

YMCA to host Turkey Trot

The Burbank YMCA will host its annual “Turkey Trot” at 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 28, starting at the Y, located 321 E. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank.

The event is divided into three types of runs: a 5K, 10K and a kid run. More information, such as a map showing the paths taken on the runs and registration pricing, are available online at

Nonprofit organization hosts fundraiser

The Burbank Tournament of Roses Assn. will host a dine-out fundraiser from 5 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 4, at the Viva! Rancho Cantina, 900 W. Riverside Drive, Burbank.


A group will perform big-band music at 7:30 p.m. The fundraiser’s flier must be used when purchasing meals.

For more information, visit

Church to hold annual holiday concert

Burbank Chorale’s annual holiday concert will be presented at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7, at the American Lutheran Church, 755 N. Whitnall Highway, Burbank.

The concert, titled “Glorious Celebration,” will feature Vivaldi’s “Gloris” as well as other holiday songs.

Tickets can be purchased in advance for $15 until Dec. 6. After that, general admission tickets will cost $20. Both seniors and children under 12 years old will be admitted for $15. Tickets can be purchased by calling (818) 759-9177, emailing or visiting


For more information, visit

Tree-lighting ceremony slated at Burbank City Hall

A tree-lighting ceremony will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7, at the Burbank City Hall, 275 E. Olive Ave., Burbank.

The event is free.

For more information, call (818) 238-5397 or visit

Santa’s Fix-it Clinic to help participants fix items

An event called ”Santa’s Fixit Clinic” will be held from noon to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8, at the Burbank Recycle Center, 500 S. Flower St., Burbank.

Those participating in the event will be shown how to disassemble and repair items that are brought. Participants can register at

For more information, visit

City to open outdoor ice skating rink

An ice-skating rink will be open from Dec. 12 to Jan. 5, 2020, in downtown Burbank, 150 N. Third St., Burbank.

Along with ice skating, this event will feature curling and skating lessons on certain days.

For more information, visit Visit to learn more about the events that will occur at the rink.

Nativity event to be held at area church

A drive-thru nativity event will be held from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, and Saturday, Dec. 14, at the Community Christian Church of the Foothills, 10193 Tujunga Canyon Blvd., Tujunga.

While driving through the site, attendees will see various scenes from the nativity story.


For more information, visit or call (818) 353-8080.

Theater to present Christmas performance

“The Merry Little Christmas Show” will be presented at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 15, at the Colony Theatre, 555 N. Third St., between Cyprus Avenue and Magnolia Boulevard in Burbank.

The performance will also feature special guest Kurtis Simmons.

Tickets can be purchased at or by calling (866) 811-4111. The tickets cost $35.

For more information, visit

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