Life and Arts

Burbank area events: ‘Hidden Jewels’ art exhibit to be on display at arts center

Betsy Lueke Creative Arts Center
Patrons check out a previous exhibit at the Betsy Lueke Creative Arts Center. The center is holding a new exhibition called “Hidden Jewels” starting at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 7 through Feb. 27.
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An art exhibit called “Hidden Jewels” will be on display starting at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 7, and running through Feb. 27 at the Betsy Lueke Creative Arts Center, 1100 W. Clark Ave., Burbank.

The exhibit will feature 2D and 3D artwork created by artists from throughout the Burbank community.

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

Program to give out phones at adult center

The California Telephone Access Program will host an event at 9 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 9, at the Joslyn Adult Center, 1301 W. Olive Ave., Burbank.


A representative from the program will be at the center to provide individuals with information about how to get a free phone based on eligibility.

This event costs $2 without a Burbank senior activity card.

For more information or to sign up, call (818) 238-5353.

Organization to hold fundraising event

The Burbank Tournament of Roses Assn. will hold a dine-out fundraising event from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 11, at Bob’s Big Boy restaurant, 4211 W. Riverside Drive, Burbank.


Proceeds from the event will go toward building Burbank’s 2021 Rose Parade float. A copy of the flier can be found at

For more information, visit

Author and assistant director to speak at library

Author Sam Wasson will speak with Howard “Hawk” Koch Jr., the first assistant director for the movie “Chinatown,” from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 12, at the Buena Vista Branch Library, 300 N. Buena Vista St., Burbank.

The event will also have a question-and-answer segment, and the movie “Chinatown” will be screened at 6:30 p.m. the night before on Tuesday, Feb. 11.

For more information, visit or call (818) 238-5620.

Guest to talk about hybridizing African violets

The Burbank African Violet Society will host its monthly meeting at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 20, at the Little White Chapel, 1711 N. Avon St., Burbank.

Guest speaker Stephen Covollo, judge and club member, will give a presentation about “Learning All About Hybridizing Your African Violets.” A question-and-answer session will follow the presentation. Meetings are open to everyone.

For more information, call (323) 236-0104 or visit


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