Around Town: Calendar

Burbank Leader

TODAY A free Alzheimer's Caregiver Course is offered from 10 a.m. to noon each Wednesday through June 30 at Belmont Village of Burbank, Theater Room on the fourth floor, 455 E. Angeleno Ave., Burbank. Reservations:

Burbank Green Alliance offers a three-part Green Business Training series from 6:30 to 9 p.m. today at the Community Services Building, 150 N. Third St., Burbank. Additional courses are June 2 and 9. Call: 238-5198.

Joslyn Adult Center presents Community Conversations on the topic "When to Take Away the Keys — Should Mom or Dad be Driving?" at 6:30 p.m. at Buena Vista Library, 300 N. Buena Vista St., Burbank. Admission is free. Reservations: (818) 238-5370.

Glendale Burbank Republican Assembly will hear Lt. Col. Robert "Buzz" Patterson, U.S. Air Force Retired, talk about being the senior military aide to President Bill Clinton, at 6:30 p.m. at Clancy's Crab Broiler, 219 N. Central Ave., Glendale. Bring a canned food item to benefit the local Salvation Army food bank efforts.

Verdugo Glen Chapter of the American Business Women's Assn. will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Glendale Elks Club, 120 E. Colorado St., Glendale. Networking begins at 6 p.m. Speaker Yvette Herrera discusses "Strategic marketing for your Business." Dinner cost is $20. Call (818) 419-6840.

Verdugo Hills Group of the Sierra Club will present a program on efforts to save the last open space on the Los Angeles River from private development at 7:30 p.m. in the community room of Montrose Citibank, 2350 Honolulu Ave. Reception begins at 7 p.m. Call: (818) 843-0920.

THURSDAY Fun With Piano class meets at 12:30 p.m. every Thursday at the Don Tuttle Center, 1731 N. Ontario St., Burbank. For more information, call (818) 238-5367. A horseshoe pitching tournament is held every week after the lessons at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call (818) 355-4873.

Providence Health System's Senior Outreach Program offers Chi Gong exercise classes from 5 to 6 p.m. every Thursday at 3413 W. Pacific Ave., Burbank. The cost is $5 per class. Call (818) 238-5353.

A diabetes support group will be offered from 5 to 6 p.m. the last Thursday of each month at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center, 501 S. Buena Vista St., Burbank. Call (818) 847-3277.

FRIDAY The Valley Porcelain Artists Club meets from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Joslyn Adult Center, 1301 W. Olive Ave., Burbank. Guest demonstrator is world-renown painter Mariela Villasmil- Kaminski. From 1998 to 1999 she worked for the Vatican as an oil and porcelain painter and painted the portrait of Pope John Paul II on a porcelain piece as a special Jubilee commission. Admission is free. Call (818) 906-2509.

Youth from Burbank, Glendale and North Hollywood will be laying hundreds of American flags on grave sites of fallen soldiers beginning at 5 p.m. at Valhalla- Pierce Brothers, 10621 Victory Blvd., North Hollywood. Call: (818) 845-7886.

SATURDAY Edvard Grieg Sons of Norway Cultural evening and potluck 6 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 4011 La Crescenta Ave., La Crescenta. Contact: Chiron1977@

SUNDAY The Burbank Historical Society's Gordon R. Howard Museum Complex features exhibits of early Burbank. Hours are from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. The complex is at 1015 W. Olive Ave., Burbank. Parking is available at George Izay Park lot off Clark Avenue.Call (818) 841-6333.

MAY 31 A Memorial Day ceremony hosted by the city of Burbank and the Veterans Commemorative Committee will begin at 11 a.m. at McCambridge Park War Memorial. The Burbank Community Band will perform, there will be the ceremony of the rose, and the Condor Squadron will fly over. Call (818) 238-5300.

JUNE 2 Coffee talk about curing autism hosted by the Burbank group for families affected by autism will be from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Burbank Town Center Mall food court, 201 E. Magnolia Blvd. #151, Burbank. It is held every first Wednesday of the month. E-mail

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