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
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
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
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,
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.