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.


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


Northwest library, 3323 W. Victory Blvd. until May 24.

The monthly meeting of the General Richard Gridley chapter of the

Daughters of the American Revolution will feature a video on California

missions. The meeting starts at 11:30 a.m. at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church

1020 N. Brand Blvd. in Glendale. For more information call Flora Tarr at


Metrolink’s Holiday Toy Train Express will stop at 6 p.m. at Burbank’s

Regional Intermodal Transportation Center, 201 N. Front St. There will be


music by the John Burroughs High School Choir and a live stage show

featuring Santa and his helpers. Bring a new, unwrapped toy to benefit

needy children in Burbank.


Children who bring in a pair of mittens for the needy today through

Sunday will receive a free heart-shaped toy as part of IKEA’s annual

“Mitten Tree” program. IKEA is at 600 N. San Fernando Blvd.

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 is being held at 10

a.m. Thursdays at the Buena Vista Library, 401 N. Buena Vista St.

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.

Employees Nicky Walker and Lisa Cantanio will perform from 7 to 9 p.m.

at the Starbucks Toluca Lake, 4207 Riverside Drive.

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.


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 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.

Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School will hold a holiday boutique from

5 to 8 p.m. in the school auditorium, 850 N. Cordova St. Everyone is


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. through Dec. 26 along Crystal Springs Drive in Griffith Park.

There is no charge.

Holiday story telling will be held at 6:15 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 731

N. San Fernando Blvd. For information, call 558-1155.

Premarital counseling is offered Monday through Friday at the Family

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

survey before 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.

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

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



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.


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



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.