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.

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.

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.



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.

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 Burbank Church of Religious Science will usher in 2000 with a

20-hour observance beginning at 4 a.m. when church members participate in

the 14th annual World Peace Meditation. The observance will conclude with

a candlelight service beginning at 11 p.m. During the day, guests can

view the Church’s Millennium Book or enjoy a walking meditation in the

church’s labyrinth. The church is at 260 N. Pass Ave. For information,

call 848-4158.

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.