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TODAY

A presentation by the Providence St. Joseph Medical Center and the

City Walkers for National Volunteer Blood Donor Month is at 9 a.m. at

the Media City Center in the Macy’s Court, first level, 201 E.

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Magnolia Blvd. Admission is free. For more information, call

566-8617.

The Auld Lang Syne Bridge & Card Club meets from 11:30 a.m. to 3

p.m. weekly at the Joslyn Adult Center, 1301 W. Olive Ave. The cost

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is $1.50. Arrive early to ensure seating. For more information, call

845-1920.

The Burbank Toastmasters, an organization dedicated to helping

public-speaking skills and confidence, meets at noon at the Burbank

Chamber of Commerce, 200 W. Magnolia Blvd. For more information, call

848-7866.

The Burbank Noon Kiwanis Club meets from noon to 1 p.m. weekly at the Burbank YMCA, 312 E. Magnolia Blvd. For more information, call

954-9294.

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An open Alcoholics Anonymous meeting is from noon to 1 p.m. at

Unity Church of Burbank and North Hollywood, 637 S. Victory Blvd.

Bring a brown-bag lunch and join the group for steps and traditions.

For more information, call 841-4037.

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

Center, 1301 W. Olive Ave. For more information, call 238-5353.

SHHH, a support group for hard of hearing people, meets at 1:30

p.m. the first Wednesday of each month to offer support, information

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and education for people experiencing hearing loss. The group is

facilitated by volunteers Leo Maggio and Courtland Warner, at Joslyn

Adult Center, 1301 W. Olive Ave. For more information, call 238-5353.

Deal with stress and release tension by taking the Wellness

Community yoga class from 2 to 3 p.m. at 214 Frederic St., Apt. A.

The class is free. For more information, call (626) 796-1083.

A stroke-support group providing information, problem-solving

techniques, emotional support and a safe place to express feelings is

from 2:30 to 4 p.m. the second Wednesday of the month at Providence

St. Joseph Medical Center, 501 S. Buena Vista St. For more

information, call 238-2622.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets at 6 p.m. at Magnolia Park

Methodist Church, 2828 Magnolia Blvd. For more information, call

766-8636.

The Burbank Media Center Toastmasters provides a chance for people

to improve their public-speaking skills from 6:50 to 9:30 p.m. the

first and third Wednesday of every month. For more information, call

782-4991.

The Foothill Autism Alliance, Inc. meets at 7 p.m. at Burbank

Center for the Retarded, 230 Amherst Drive. The group meets the

second Wednesday of each month. For more information, call

662-8847.

A praise outreach featuring Marilyn McCoo, Billy Davis Jr., and

their group, “Soldiers for the Second Coming,” perform at 7:30 p.m.

the third Wednesday of the month at the Valley Baptist Church, 2201

W. Alameda Ave. Refreshments and fellowship follows at 9:30 p.m.

Admission is free. For more information, call 845-7871.

THURSDAY

The Burbank Noon Lions luncheon meetings are at 7 a.m. the second

Thursday of the month at the Coral Cafe, 3321 W. Burbank Blvd., and

at noon the fourth Thursday of the month at The Castaway, 1250

Harvard Road. For more information, call 955-8018.

The Magnolia Park Optimist Club meets at 7:30 a.m. weekly at the

DeBell Golf Clubhouse, 1500 Walnut Ave. For more information, call

845-1192.

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 Toddler Storytime features readings from the ladies of

Gymboree at 10:30 a.m. the second and fourth Thursday of every month

at Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 731 N. San Fernando Blvd. For more

information, call 558-1383.

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

506-8714.

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 Sociable Seniors Koffee Klub invites seniors 55 and older to

enjoy coffee, tea, goodies and friendly conversation at 3:15 p.m.

the third Thursday of the month 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.

The Valley Computer Club meets at 7 p.m. the second Thursday of

each month at the First Presbyterian Church, 521 E. Olive Ave.

Donations are $4. For more information, call 846-4012.

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.

The Burbank Emblem Club #86 meets to distribute charity funds to

local charities and make plans for the upcoming installation officers

is at 7:30 p.m. at the Burbank Elks Lodge, 2232 Hollywood Way. For

more information, call 845-6851.

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.

“Middle Eastern Current Events,” an enrichment program featuring

speaker Elan S. Carr from the Israeli Consulate discussing how to

separate truth from propaganda, is at 7:30 p.m. at Temple Beth Emit,

600 N. Buena Vista St. For reservations and more information, call

843-4787.

FRIDAY

A T-shirt painting class is from 9 to 11 a.m. the last Friday of

each month at the Joslyn Adult Center, 1301 W. Olive Ave. Bring a

solid light-colored T-shirt and a piece of cardboard. All other

supplies will be included for $2 per person. For more information,

call 238-5353.

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.

SATURDAY

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.

Blind and visually impaired people and their families and friends

meet at 10 a.m. the second Saturday of every month to provide

support and discuss available services. Seating is limited, so an

RSVP is appreciated. For reservations and meeting place, call

National Federation of the Blind of California at 558-6524.

The Valley Park Grand Opening, including such activities as

demonstrations from the Fastlane skateboarding team, KROQ Street Team

van and the City of Burbank Kids at Play mobile recreation van, is

from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the park, 1625 N. Valley St. Admission is

free. For more information, call 238-5328.

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.

“Native Voices at the Autry,” featuring a stage reading of

playwright Shirley Cheechoo’s “Moose River Crossing,” is at 2 p.m. in

the Wells Fargo Theatre at the Autry Museum of Western Heritage, 4700

Western Heritage Way, Griffith Park. Free. 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

238-5353.

Cruz Night at the Wienerschnitzel features classic hot rods, race

cars and trucks from 4 to 10 p.m. on the second Saturday of the month

at 1101 N. San Fernando Blvd. For information, call 953-4283.

Singer and songwriter Jon Batson is performing a variety of

country, novelty folk and ballad songs at 8 p.m. at the Theta- Sound

Studios Coffee House, 1309 Riverside Drive. For more information,

call 955-5888.

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.

SUNDAY

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 to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Gudgeon Ship

No. 8310 holds its monthly breakfast from 9 a.m. to noon the third

Sunday of every month at 1006 W. Magnolia Blvd. Donations of $3.50

are appreciated. For more information, call 843-3381.

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.

Showtime Cabaret, featuring a gourmet lunch followed by the

musical, “Broadway Forever,” is from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the

Castaway, 1250 E. Harvard Road. Transportation can be on your own or

with the bus departing from the Joslyn Adult Center, 1301 W. Olive

Ave. The cost is $43. For more information, call 238-5353.

A family exploration in Heritage Court celebrating the Jewish

holiday, Tu B’Shevat, the day set aside to honor trees, is from 1:30

to 3:30 p.m. at the Autry Museum of Western Heritage, 4700 Western

Heritage Way, Griffith Park. Admission for adults is $7.50, $5 for

seniors and students and $3 for children 12 and younger. For more

information, call (323) 667-2000.

“Songs of the People,” a concert that explores the world of Jewish

tradition with live musical performances, is at 2 p.m. in the Wells

Fargo Theatre at the Autry Museum of Western Heritage, 4700 Western

Heritage Way, Griffith Park. Admission is free. For reservations and

more information, call (323) 667-2000.

Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday will be celebrated by the

recitation of his “I Have a Dream” speech by actor Ken Sagoes at 4

p.m. in the Hall of Library Auditorium at Forest Lawn Hollywood

Hills, 6300 Forest Lawn Drive. Admission is free. For more

information, call (800) 204-3131 ext. 4743.

MONDAY

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.

* 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. Friday. The deadline for

Saturday’s calendar is 10 a.m. Wednesday.


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