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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
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
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
The American Legion holds bingo at 12:30 p.m. at 940 W. Olive Ave.
Proceeds benefit veterans' rehabilitation. Free parking. For information,
Enjoy afternoon dancing from 1 to 4 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 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.
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
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.