CALENDAR

TODAY

Have breakfast with the Burbank Business Associates 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 Court

side Restaurant at the Toluca Lake Sports Center, 6711 Forest Lawn Drive.

For information, call John at 623-0337.

In honor of National Anxiety Disorders Screening Day the San Fernando

Valley Psychological Association is providing information and five minute

phone consultations for people wanting more information on phobias, panic

attacks, social anxiety, nervousness and stress. Call 700-3502 between 9

a.m. and 7 p.m.

The Dana Drugstore's Spring Health Fair continues. Free samples,

health screenings and advice on herbal medicines are available during

normal store hours, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m, the fair runs through Saturday at

317 N. Pass Ave. For information call 562-1177.

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.

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 Gen. Richard Gridley Chapter of the National Society of Daughters

of the American Revolution, will hold its monthly meeting at 11:30 a.m.

at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 1020 N. Brand Blvd., in Glendale. A slide

presentation of the national DAR research library will be featured.

Visitors are welcome. For information call 846-7274.

The Joslyn Chess Club meets from 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays at the Joslyn

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

A public meeting is being hosted by Caltrans to discuss a proposal to

improve traffic flow on the Ventura (134) Freeway will be held from 6 to

8 p.m. at Robert Louis Stevenson Elementary School, 3333 W. Oak St.

Line Dance classes are being taught at the Joslyn Adult Center.

Intermediates come at 6:45 p.m., Advanced at 7:45 p.m., at 1301 W. Olive

Ave. Classes are $2. For information call 238-5353.

The San Fernando Valley Orchid Society is offering an orchid culture

session focusing on lighting techniques, followed by a lecture on the

orchids of Madagascar. It is free to members and first-time visitors. It

takes place at 7:15 p.m. at the Northridge Women's Club, 18401 Lassen St.

in Northridge. Free parking. For information call 360-6587.

THURSDAY

The Burbank-Magnolia Park Optimist Club meets 7:15 a.m. Thursdays at

DeBell Clubhouse, 1500 E. Walnut Ave. Call 846-5781 for information.

The Burbank Valley Garden Club's monthly meeting will be at 10 a.m. in

the Assembly Building at Verdugo Park, 700 California St. Jane G.

Troutman will speak on "Learning the Iris." Lunch is $2. Everyone is

welcome.

The Burbank Public Library Preschool story time is at 10 a.m.

Thursdays at the Buena Vista Library, 401 N. Buena Vista St.

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 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 from noon to 1:30 p.m. the second

and fourth Thursday of every month at The Castaway, 1250 Harvard Road.

For information, call Marva at 955-8018.

Westminster Preschool is holding "Family Fun Night," an Italian-style

fund-raising dinner. Dinner tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for

children. Opportunity baskets will be raffled. Dinner will be from 6 to 8

p.m. at the school, 542 Buena Vista St.

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.

The Drama Department at John Burroughs High School will stage Agatha

Christie's "Ten Little Indians" today, Friday, and Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

in the school auditorium, 1920 W. Clark Ave. Regular admission is $6,

Senior Citizens and students with ID are $4. For information, call

558-4777 ext.454 or 786.

FRIDAY

The 25th Annual Burbank Mayor's Prayer Breakfast featuring keynote

speaker Kevin Malone, executive vice president and general manager of the

L.A. Dodgers, will be from 7 to 8:30 a.m. at The Castaway restaurant

Starlight Room, 1250 Harvard Road. To purchase tickets ($12.50) call

Glenn Taylor at 845-4781. Remaining tickets will be available at the door

as space permits.

"Toddler Tales," a story time for 3-year-olds and younger, begins at

10 a.m. Fridays at Burbank Central Library, 110 N. Glenoaks Blvd. Call

238-5610 for information.

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.

Providence St. Joseph Medical Center offers a Chronic Illness Support

Group from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Fridays at the center, 501 South Buena Vista

St. Call Carolyn Young at 525-4957 for information.

"Take Me to Your Fiestalenium" is the theme for this years St. Finbar

Fiesta & International Food Faire fund-raiser. Families are invited to

enjoy games, prizes and delicious food. The fair will be open from 6 to

10 p.m. today, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday.

St. Finbar is at 2120 W. Olive Ave., at Keystone Street. For information

call 843-0520 or 846-6251.

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.

The Glendale Community College Applied Music Program is holding a free

recital featuring top students in the program. The concert will begin

7:30 p.m. in the college auditorium at 1500 N. Verdugo Road, Glendale.

Call 551-5161 for information.

Local poets can share their original works at Open Mic Poetry Night at

8 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 731 N. San Fernando Blvd.

Free legal assistance is available to needy seniors as part of a

countywide program. To be eligible you must be at least 60 years old,

financially needy and reside in Los Angeles County, but not in the city

of Los Angeles. A legal representative from Bet Tzedek Legal Services

will visit the Joslyn Adult Center on Thursday May, 18, at 1301 W. Olive

Ave. Interested seniors must make an appointment in advance by calling

238-5353.

SATURDAY

Farmers' Market comes to town, rain or shine, from 8 a.m. to 12:30

p.m. in the 300 block of Orange Grove Avenue between Third Street and

Glenoaks Boulevard.

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

classes held Saturdays at the 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.

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.

SUNDAY

More than 200 cars will be on display from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Johnny

Carson Park for the Burbank Kiwanis For Fun Club's Car Show to benefit

Burbank Temporary Aid Center. A pancake breakfast will be served from

7:30 to 9:30 a.m. and the show will feature arts and crafts booths, food

and drinks, drawings and more. Admission is free but bring a canned food

donation for the BTAC pantry. Johnny Carson Park is at Bob Hope Drive and

Parkside Avenue.

The Craig Missakian for Assembly volunteer campaign kicks off at 11

a.m., starting weekly precinct walks. Meet at Missakian's campaign

headquarters, 3519 N. Verdugo Road, in Glendale. For information, call

249-5577.

The American Legion holds bingo at 12:30 p.m. at 940 W. Olive Ave.

Proceeds benefit veterans' rehabilitation. Free parking. For information,

call 846-0683.

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

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

MONDAY

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 writing workshop on how to capture memories for one's own history

and family continuity is held Mondays from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Joslyn

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

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.

Play bingo with the Burbank Elks from 6 to 10:45 p.m. Mondays at the

American Legion, 940 W. Olive Ave. Call 848-5508 for more information.

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

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

TUESDAY

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

Castaway, 1250 Harvard Road. For information, call Lee at 998-9356.

An interactive program of stories, finger plays, songs and crafts for

preschoolers begins at 10 a.m. Tuesdays at Burbank Central Library, 110

N. Glenoaks Blvd. Call 238-5610 for more information.

The Senior Women 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 per month. For information, call 845-7671.

Beverly Manor Health Center offers a low-impact arthritis exercise

class from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays at 1041 S. Main St. For

information, call Lillian at 843-2330.

"Because I Love You," a free support group that helps 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.

Recovery, Inc., a free support group for people suffering from

depression, anxiety, phobias or obsessions, meets at 7 p.m. Tuesdays in

the playroom at Pickwick Bowling Alley, 921 W. Riverside Drive. Donations

are optional. For information, call Cliff at 989-7938.

Seniors 55 and older are invited to a sing-along, with music and

dancing, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. every Tuesday at the Joslyn Adult Center,

1301 W. Olive Ave. A 50-cent donation is requested. Call 238-5353 for

more information.

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

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