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TODAY

A moderate hike and brunch on the ridge starts at 8:30 a.m. from

the Stough Canyon Nature Center, 2300 Walnut Ave. For more

information, call 238-5440.

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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. Free. For more

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information, call 238-5328.

The Nature’s Artist Club for children 10 and older meets at 11

a.m. at the Stough Canyon Nature Center, 2300 Walnut Ave. For more

information, call 238-5440.

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.

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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.

Singer and songwriter Jon Batson is performing a variety of

country, novelty folk and ballad songs at 8 p.m. at the ThetaSound

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

information, call 955-5888.

SUNDAY

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A “Winter Snacks” bird walk is at 9 a.m. at Wildwood Park, 1701

Wildwood Canyon Dr. For more information, call 238-5440.

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 Rd. 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

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. Free. For reservations and more

information, call (323) 667-2000.

Democrats living in the 43rd Assembly District who volunteered in

the 2002 campaign are invited to help select delegates for the

California Democratic Party’s State Convention after they register at

2 p.m. at 2520 W. Olive Ave. For more information, call (323)

913-5865.

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.

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.

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

566-8676.

The Battered Women Support Group meets weekly. Admission and child

care are free. For time, location and more information, call

845-7671.

The Senior Women’s Support Group meets at the Family Service

Agency of Burbank, 2013 W. Magnolia Blvd. The monthly cost is $10.

For more information and times, call 845-7671.

TUESDAY

The Burbank Women’s Golf Club meets at 8 a.m. at DeBell Municipal

Golf Course, 1500 E. Walnut Ave. For more information, call 845-5301.

The Braille Institute offers classes teaching people how to remain

independent despite vision loss from 9 to 11 a.m. weekly at the

Joslyn Adult Center, 1301 W. Olive Ave. For more information, call

(323) 663-1111, ext. 1252.

Free blood-pressure checks for seniors 55 and older are from 9 to

11 a.m. the first Tuesday of every month at the Joslyn Adult Center,

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

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.

Author Aileen Baron will sign her historic novel, “A Fly Has a

Hundred Eyes,” at 7 p.m. and author Twist Phelan will sign his

mystery novel, “Heir Apparent,” at 7:30 p.m. at Barnes & Noble

Booksellers, 731 N. San Fernando Blvd. For more information, call

558-1383.

* 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.

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


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