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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, an international organization for

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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

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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

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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.

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San Fernando Blvd. Call 558-1383 for more information.

THURSDAY

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.

FRIDAY

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.

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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