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, an international organization for
business referrals, 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.
As part of a holiday pet adoption program, dogs and cats will be
displayed at Media City Center Mall today and Thursday. 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 information.
The Burbank Public Library Preschool Story time, 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.
Heather’s Story Time Diner will feature Dr. Seuss’ “How the Grinch
Stole Christmas” at 11:30 a.m. at Barnes and Noble, 731 N. San Fernando
Blvd. Call 558-1383 for more information.
Tickets are available for the “New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner Dance” at 7
p.m. by the Italian Catholic Federation, Branch 102. A live band will be
featured along with door prizes and a chance to win $100. Tickets are $35
per person or $60 per couple. Call 765-7734 for tickets or for more
information. The federation is at Holy Cross Hall, 3801 Scott Road.
“Mouse’s First Christmas,” by Lauren Thompson, will be featured at
Jammyfest With Storyteller Steve at 7 p.m. at Barnes and Noble, 731 N.
San Fernando Blvd. Call 558-1383 for more information.
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 Story time is 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 Thursday of
every month from noon to 1:30 p.m. at The Castaway restaurant, 1250
Harvard Road. For information, call Marva at 955-8018.
The Burbank Public Library Literacy Services is inviting residents to
join learners, tutors and guests for a dinner from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the
auditorium at Burbank Public Library, 110 N. Glenoaks Blvd. Call 238-5577
for more information.
Local author Donna Getzinger will read from her children’s fantasy
novel “Saving Christmas Spirit” at 7 p.m. at Barnes and Noble, 731 N. San
Fernando Blvd. Call 558-1383 for more information.
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.
The Light Festival, a tunnel of lights with representations of
downtown Los Angeles, Staples Center and more, will be open 5 to 10:30
p.m. through Sunday along Crystal Springs Drive in Griffith Park. There
is no charge.
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.