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CALENDAR

TODAY

Have breakfast with the LeTip Business Network at 7 a.m. Wednesdays.

For information about locations, call Fran at 295-3778.

The Burbank Chapter of Leads Club meets from 7:15 to 8:45 a.m.

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Wednesdays at the Courtside Restaurant at the Toluca Lake Sports Center,

6711 Forest Lawn Drive. For information, call John at 623-0337.

The Burbank Public Library Preschool Storytime, an interactive program

of stories, songs and crafts, will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesdays at

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Northwest library, 3323 W. Victory Blvd. until May 24. At Heather’s

Storytime Diner, she will celebrate Thanksgiving by reading, “Happy

Thanksgiving Biscuit,” and “Look Who’s In the Thanksgiving Play,” at

11:30 a.m. at Barnes & Noble, 731 N. San Fernando Blvd. For information,

call 558-1155.

“Brainstormers,” a support group for brain-injury survivors and their

families, meets from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on the second and last Wednesday each

month at the Glendale Adventist Medical Center Rehabilitation Institute,

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1509 Wilson Terrace. For information, call 409-6604.

Chalk Talk, a weekly talk show hosted by the Burbank Unified School

District, will discuss “Dark-Thanksgiving,” at 6 p.m. on Charter

Communications Cable Channel 6.

At Jammyfest with Storyteller Steve, he will read Arthur Yorink’s

book, “The Flying Latke,” at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 731 N. San

Fernando Blvd.

Teenage boys can discuss issues of concern and make friends at the

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Teen Support Group from 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. Wednesdays at Bridge Focus, 217

E. Alameda Ave., Suite 203. For information, call Judy at 895-5132.

THURSDAY

Celebrate the holiday season with a “Reindeer Romp” from 10 a.m. to 5

p.m. today through Jan. 2 at the Eucalyptus Grove at the Los Angeles Zoo,

5333 Zoo Drive in Griffith Park. Admission is $8.25 for adults and $3.25

for children ages 2-12. For information, call (323) 644-6400.

The Burbank Public Library Preschool Storytime will be held at 10 a.m.

Thursdays at Buena Vista library, 401 N. Buena Vista St. until May 25.

The Burbank Optimist Club meets at 11:50 a.m. Thursdays at the Coral

Cafe, 3321 W. Burbank Blvd. For information, call 566-9725.

The Burbank Noon Lions Club meets the second and fourth Thursdays of

every month from noon to 1:30 p.m. at The Castaway restaurant, 1250

Harvard Road. For information, call Marva at 955-8018.

Optimist Youth Home Bingo is held Thursdays at the Pickwick Center,

1001 Riverside Drive. “Early Bird” bingo begins at 6:30 p.m. The regular

session begins at 7:15 p.m. For information, call 845-8869.

FRIDAY

Local poets can share their original works at Open Mic Poetry Night at

8 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 731 N. San Fernando Blvd.

Join Dave Wyman and his crew for a camping trip to the Anza-Borrego

Desert State Park and enjoy guided hikes to waterfalls, cactus gardens

and star walks starting today through Sunday. The cost is $100 for

members and $70 for kids 3-12. Nonmembers are $110 and $75 for kids.

Children under 3 are free. Meals included. To register, call (323)

644-4253.

The Light Festival, a tunnel of lights with representations of

downtown Los Angeles, Staples Center and more, will be open from 5 to

10:30 p.m. today through Dec. 26 along Crystal Springs Drive in Griffith

Park. There is no charge.

Premarital counseling is offered Monday through Friday at the Family

Service Agency of Burbank, 2013 W. Magnolia Blvd. Couples must complete a

survey prior to their first appointment. The cost of the survey is $10.

Counseling sessions are $15 to $20. For information or to obtain a survey

form, call 845-7671.

SENIOR EVENTS

TODAY

The Auld Lange Syne Bridge Club meets to play bridge, Shanghai and Mah

Jongg from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays at the Joslyn Adult Center, 1301

W. Olive Ave. For information, call Allan at 846-3814. Seniors interested

in bridge, Shanghai or Mah Jongg lessons can call 238-5353.

THURSDAY

The Joslyn Duplicate Bridge Club meets to play advanced bridge from 11

a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Thursdays at the Joslyn Adult Center. For information,

call Sherman at 842-5826.

The Joslyn Swinging Seniors Club offers ballroom dancing to music by

the Silver Tones from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Joslyn Adult

Center, 1301 W. Olive Ave. Admission is $3 for members and $3.50 for

guests.

FRIDAY

The Friday Club meets to play bridge, Pinochle and Shanghai from 11

a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Joslyn Adult Center, 1301 W. Olive Ave. For

information, call Ruth at 842-8624.

Ballroom dancing classes for seniors are offered Fridays from 7 to

8:30 p.m. Singles and couples are welcome. Donations are $1. For

information, call 238-5353.

Getting your events listed Mail calendar listings to the Burbank

Leader, P.O. Box 591, Burbank, CA 91503 or fax them to 954-9439. The

deadline for Wednesday’s calendar is 10 a.m. Friday. The deadline for

Saturday’s calendar is 10 a.m. Wednesday.


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