New Year’s Day
The Magnolia Park Optimist Club meets at 7:30 a.m. weekly at the
DeBell Golf Clubhouse, 1500 Walnut Ave. For more information, call
Burbank women are invited to attend Touchpoint Bible Study,
composed of nondenominational women who want to know the Bible
better, at 9 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. in private homes. For more
information, call 246-2090.
Join the crafts group from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Joslyn Adult
Center, 1301 W. Olive Ave. The group meets to socialize while working
on a project. For more information, call 238-5353.
The Joslyn Duplicate Bridge Club meets to play advanced bridge
from 11:00 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. at 1301 W. Olive Ave. For more
information, call 842-5826.
The Burbank Noon Optimist Club meets from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.
at the Anabelle Hotel, 2011 W. Olive Ave. For more information, call
Seniors play bingo for a buck at 1 p.m. at the Joslyn Adult
Center, 1301 W. Olive Ave. For more information, call 238-5353.
The Burbank Civitan Club meets for dinner at 6:30 p.m. the first
and third Thursday of each month at the Coral Cafe, 3321 W. Burbank
Blvd. For more information, call 848-7189.
Storyteller Steve reads children’s stories at 7 p.m. weekly at
Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 731 N. San Fernando Blvd. For more
information, call 558-1383.
A course in miracles meets from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at Unity Church of
Burbank & North Hollywood, 637 S. Victory Blvd. There is no fee to
attend, but an offering will be taken each week. For more
information, call 841-4037.
Seniors can play bingo for $1 at 12:30 p.m. at the Don Tuttle
Center, 1731 N. Ontario Ave. For more information, call 238-5367.
Teen Scene Friday Nights is an ongoing event for children 10 to
15 that features games, sports, crafts, food and special events from
6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Verdugo Recreation Center, 3201 W. Verdugo
Ave. For more information, call 238-5390.
Overeaters Anonymous, a 12-Step group for people suffering from
compulsive overeating and other eating disorders, meets from 10 a.m.
to 3 p.m. at the Magnolia Park United Methodist Church, 2828
Magnolia Blvd. Meetings are free and confidential. For more
information, call 881-4776.
The Booker T. Frog Storytime is for children at 11 a.m. weekly at Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 731 N. San Fernando Blvd. For more
information, call 558-1383.
“Catch a Wave,” a family workshop exploring the currents and tides
of the Pacific Ocean by conducting experiments, is from 1 to 3:30
p.m. at the Autry Museum of Western Heritage, 4700 Western Heritage
Way, Griffith Park. For more information, call (323) 667-2000.
“Fitness for Life,” an exercise class, begins at 3 p.m. at the
Joslyn Adult Center, 1301 W. Olive Ave. For more information, call
Computer classes in various experience levels of Microsoft
programs, the Internet and digital photography are offered daily
through the Burbank Family YMCA. The cost is $20 for two classes. For
more information, call 845-7243.
The Slo-Pitch senior softball league for people 50 and older
plays at 8:30 a.m. at George Izay Park, 1111 W. Olive Ave. For more
information, call 238-5330.
The Ladies Auxiliary of the Disabled American Veterans of Burbank
Chapter 40 sponsors its monthly breakfast from 9 a.m. to noon the
first Sunday of the month at 1115 W. Magnolia Blvd. A $4 donation is
suggested. For more information, call 845-2593.
“Conversos: The Story of the Hidden Jews,” a lecture about the
Spanish-speaking Jews who hid their faith during the Spanish
Inquisition, is at 2 p.m. at the Autry Museum of Western Heritage’s
Wells Fargo Theatre, 4700 Western Heritage Way, Griffith Park. For
more information, call (323) 667-2000.
Registration is still available for day trips for seniors 55 and
older, offered through the city’s Park, Recreation and Community
Services Department. Departures will be from the Joslyn Adult Center
parking lot, 1301 W. Olive Ave. For more information, call 238-5353
between 9 to 11 a.m. or noon to 2 p.m. weekdays.
Seniors can enjoy a nutritious lunch at 11:30 a.m. weekdays at
the Don Tuttle Senior Center, 1731 N. Ontario St. The center also
offers a free loaf of bread Mondays and Wednesdays (supplies
limited). For more information, call 238-5367.
Aesthetic chess is at 12:30 p.m. for senior citizens 55 and older
at the Don Tuttle Center, 1731 N. Ontario Ave. For more information,
Learn how to preserve family memories. Join the Writing Your
Memories group at 1 p.m. weekly at the Joslyn Adult Center, 1301 W.
Olive Ave. For more information, call 238-5353.
Children with developmental disabilities have fun with music and
gain social skills at the ongoing “Friends at Play With Music”
program, 4 to 4:45 p.m. at Burbank First United Methodist Church,
700 N. Glenoaks Blvd. For more information, call Teresa Mackey at
A mixed-media class for adults 55 and older is from 6:30 to 9 p.m.
at the Joslyn Adult Center, 1301 W. Olive Ave. Local artist Christina
Lambert is the instructor. For more information, call 238-5353.
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets at 7 p.m. at McCambridge
Park Recreation Center, 1515 N. Glenoaks Blvd., Room 2. For more
information, call 843-4893.
Women’s Self Defense Safety Classes for people 13 and older meet
from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Burbank Family Martial Arts, 1312-B W.
Magnolia Blvd. Registration is required. For more information, call
The Battered Women Support Group meets weekly. Admission and child
care are free. For time, location and more information, call
A weight-management program, combining dietary and exercise
education, individual meal planning, fitness counseling and
supervised exercise classes, is from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays
through March 11 at the Providence Saint Joseph Fitness Center, 501
S. Buena Vista St. The cost is $425 per person with a $50 deposit.
For more information, call 847-3999.
* GETTING ITEMS LISTED: Mail calendar listings to the Burbank
Leader, 220 N. Glenoaks Blvd., Suite B, Burbank, CA 91502, or fax
them to 954-9439. The deadline for Wednesday’s calendar is 10 a.m.