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Around Town: Calendar

WEDNESDAY: Burbank Green Alliance will offer a business training on green initiatives in the workplace from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Community Services Building, 150 N. Third St., Burbank. Visit

Burbank Recycle Center is offering compost workshops for Burbank residents from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Sheridan Gardens Nursery, 817 N. Hollywood Way, Burbank. Reservations: (818) 238-3900.

Glendale Quilt Guild will meet at 6 p.m. at Glendale Central Library, 222 E. Harvard St., Glendale. The topic is batting. Meetings are on the second Wednesday each month and are free for members and $5 for nonmembers. Visit

THURSDAY: Walk with Sally, a nonprofit organization that provides mentoring programs and services to children whose parents or siblings have cancer, will have a fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Pinkberry, 140 E. Palm Ave., Burbank. Visit


FRIDAY: Rockin’ for the Arts will be at 5:30 p.m. at Mark Keppel Elementary School, 730 Glenwood Road, Glendale. The fundraiser is in partnership with the Burbank Music Academy, and proceeds benefit Keppel’s Integrated Arts program. Admission is $6. Call (818) 244-2113.

BCR “a place to grow” and the Burbank Parks, Recreation and Community Services present the Grand Finale Gala dinner-dance beginning with a pizza dinner from 6:45 to 7:30 p.m. followed by dancing until 9:15 p.m. to music by Mainline Sound Mobile DJ at McCambridge Recreation Center, 1515 N. Glenoaks Blvd. The event is for adults and teens with developmental disabilities. Admission is $3 for dancers and free for caregivers. Refreshments hosted by the Burbank Civitans. Information: (818) 843-4907.

The “Glee-fully Awesome Variety Show” begins at 8 p.m. in the Westminster Presbyterian Church sanctuary, 542 N. Buena Vista St., Burbank. Suggested donations for tickets are $10, $5 per child 10 and younger. Proceeds benefit Imagine Ministry. Call (818) 842-5264.

SATURDAY: Glendale Quilt Guild will host a workshop from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. featuring Nan Maples’ “Really Big Bag” workshop at Glendale Central Library, 222 E. Harvard St., Glendale. Visit


Friends of the Burbank Public Library will celebrate its 30th anniversary from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Buena Vista Branch Library, 300 N. Buena Vista St., Burbank. There will be theater readings and a magician at the free event. Call (818) 238-5551.

SUNDAY: Road Kings will have their 21st annual Picnic in the Park and Car Show from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Johnny Carson Park, 400 S. Bob Hope Drive, Burbank. Proceeds go to local charities. Information: visit

John Burroughs Football Team Boosters Club will present Mark Eddie the rock ’n’ roll comedian as a fundraiser for the team at the school auditorium, 1920 W. Clark Ave., Burbank. Dinner is at 5 p.m. followed by the comedy show at 6 p.m. Tickets are $25. Call: (818) 419-9895.

JUNE 23: Friends of the Burbank Public Library meets at 6:30 p.m. in the second floor auditorium, Central Library, 110 Glenoaks Blvd., Burbank. Call (818) 238-5551.

JUNE 26: BCR “a place to grow” will have its rummage sale benefiting BCR programs and “Great American Bake Sale” that will assist America’s charities that provide hunger relief for children from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at BCR, 230 E. Amherst Drive, Burbank. Call (818) 843-4907.