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The Men’s Service Club of the Burbank YMCA is holding its annual

Christmas tree sale from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. every day until Christmas. The

lot is at the corner of Alameda and Olive avenues. All proceeds go to


Burbank youth. Call 841-0387 for more information.

As part of a holiday pet adoption program, dogs and cats will be

displayed at Media City Center Mall from 10 a.m to 8 p.m. daily until Dec

23. The felines and canines are from the Burbank Animal Shelter. Media


City Center Mall is at 201 E. Magnolia Blvd. Call 238-5180 for more


Visitors will have the opportunity to view four reindeer during the

Los Angeles Zoo’s “Reindeer Romp,” from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily through

Jan. 2. The reindeer are being kept in the zoo’s Eucalyptus Grove. The

Los Angeles Zoo is at 5333 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles. For more information,

call (323) 644-6400.

Overeater’s Anonymous, a 12-step group for people suffering from


compulsive overeating and other eating disorders, meets at 10 a.m.

Saturdays at the Magnolia Park United Methodist Church, 2828 Magnolia

Blvd. Meetings are free and confidential. For information, call 881-4776.

“Booker T. Frog’s Story time Diner,” featuring James Rice’s book,

“Texas Night Before Christmas,” will begin at 11 a.m. at Barnes and

Noble, 731 N. San Fernando Blvd. Admission is free. Call 558-1383 for

more information.

The Yuletide Singers, a four-member bell-ringing group, will perform


between 1:30 and 2:30 p.m. today and Sunday at the entrance to the Los

Angeles Zoo, 5333 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles. Call (323) 644-6400 for more


“The Social Bootleggings Showcase 3,” featuring Alice, China Dolls,

Dissonance and other rock bands, will begin at 6 p.m. at The Disabled

Veterans Hall, 1115 W. Magnolia Blvd. Tickets are $6.

The Burbank High School Choir will be featured during the annual

Christmas concert of the North Hollywood Stake of the Church of Jesus

Christ of Latter-Day Saints at 7 p.m. in Liberty Hall at Forest Lawn

Memorial Park, 6300 Forest Lawn Drive, Hollywood Hills. Call 846-4951 for

more information.

The Burbank Salvation Army is sponsoring an angel tree at Media City

Center until Dec. 24. Shoppers can purchase gifts for needy children. The

tree is located in Mervyn’s Court.

The Griffith Park & Southern Railroad is presenting its eighth annual

Night Train Ride to Santa’s House every night until Dec. 23. Tickets are

$5, children under 18 months are free. The event begins in the southeast

corner of the park near Riverside Drive and Los Feliz Boulevard. For more

information, call 566-7133.


The monthly Swap Meet/Flea Market of Glendale Community College, with

more than 70,000 square feet of furniture, dolls, books, jewelry, vintage

clothing and antiques, will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 1500 N.

Verdugo Road, Glendale. Admission is free Call 240-1000, ext. 5805 for

more information.

The American Legion holds bingo games at 12:30 p.m. Sundays at 940 W.

Olive Ave. Proceeds benefit veteran’s rehabilitation. Free parking. Call


Art of the Dance Academy will perform Tchaikovsky’s “Nutcracker” --

the largest children’s production in the San Fernando Valley -- at 1:30

p.m. in the auditorium at North Hollywood High School, 5231 Colfax Ave.,

North Hollywood. Tickets are $10. To order tickets or for more

information, call 760-8675.

The New Valley Symphony Orchestra will perform its “Holiday Century

Celebration” at 2 p.m. in Liberty Hall at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, 6300

Forest Lawn Drive, Hollywood Hills. Admission is free. For more

information call 342-8400.


The Cancer Support Group offers assistance to cancer patients,

caregivers, relatives and friends. It meets from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Mondays

at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center, 501 S. Buena Vista St. For

information, call 525-4941.

The Battered Women Support Group meets from 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays.

Admission and child care are free. Call 845-7671 for locations.


The Burbank Sunrise Rotary club meets at 7 a.m. Tuesdays at The

Castaway restaurant, 1250 Harvard Road. For information, call Lee at


The Burbank Public Library Preschool Story time, an interactive

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

the Central Library, 110 N. Glenoaks Blvd. until May 23.

“Because I Love You,” a free support group for parents experiencing

problems with their children, meets at 7 p.m. Tuesdays in the John

Burroughs High School faculty cafeteria, 1920 Clark St. For information,

call 882-4881.



Beginners and pros alike can sharpen their line-dancing techniques at

classes at Joslyn Adult Center, 1301 W. Olive Ave. Intermediate classes

are at 9 a.m., advanced classes at 10 a.m. and classes for beginners at

11 a.m. The fee is $2. For information, call 238-5353.


Enjoy afternoon dancing from 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays at the Joslyn Adult

Center. Admission is $2. For information, call 238-5353.


The Senior Bereavement Support Group meets from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Mondays and is sponsored by the Family Service Agency of Burbank. The

cost is $10 per month. Call 845-7671 to reserve a space.


A Joslyn Adult Center informational program for new participants,

outlining center activities and services, will begin at 10 a.m. at the

Joslyn Adult Center, 1301 W. Olive Ave. Call 238-5353 for more


The Senior Support Group meets from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays at

the Family Service Agency of Burbank, 2013 W. Magnolia Blvd. The cost is

$10 a month. Call 845-7671.

“Notting Hill,” a romantic comedy starring Hugh Grant and Julia

Roberts, will be the movie of the month at the Don Tuttle Center, 1731 N.

Ontario Ave, at 12:30 p.m. Tea cakes and tea will be served. All programs

are free for those 55 and older. Call 238-5367 for more information.

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 submissions for

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

calendar is 10 a.m. Wednesday.