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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.

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

846-7274.

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

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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.

THURSDAY

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

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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.

FRIDAY

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

welcome.

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.

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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