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TODAY

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

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

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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

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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.

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

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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

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.

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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.

Children in second through fifth grades are invited to celebrate

the Chinese New Year in a story-craft program, featuring readings and

building model dragons, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Burbank Central

Library, 110 N. Glenoaks Blvd. Admission is free, but reserva- tions

are required. For more information, call 238-5610.

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

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

766-8636.

A moderate fitness hike is at 6:30 p.m. at the Stough Canyon

Nature Center, 2300 Walnut Ave. For more information, call 238-5440.

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.

The Women’s Reading Group meets at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble

Booksellers, 731 N. San Fernando Blvd., to discuss Alice Thomas

Ellis’ “Inn at the Edge of the World.” For more information, call

558-1383.

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

their group, “Soldiers for the Second Coming,” performs 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. For

information, call 845-7871.

The Sierra Club Verdugo Hills Group monthly meeting, featuring a

guest speaker discussing low-fat, vegetarian, organic diets, is at

7:30 p.m. at the Los Angeles Zoo Conference Center, 5333 Zoo Drive.

For more information, call 558-7722.

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

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 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 Sierra Singles monthly meeting, featuring backpacking gear as

the topic, is at 7 p.m. in the Grande Room of the Los Angeles Zoo,

5333 Zoo Drive. For more information, call 769-1521.

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.

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.

Nominations forms for the Burbank Older Americans Volunteers

Service Awards on March 7 and applications for the 2003 Burbank

Senior Games on May 12 to 17 are available at the Joslyn Adult

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

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.

Mervyn’s Moving Mission, a 72-foot big-rig truck containing an

interactive exhibit with replicas of mission-period artifacts, is

from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Autry Museum of Western Heritage, 4700

Western Heritage Way, Griffith Park. For more information, call (323)

667-0988.

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.

World-famous author Ray Bradbury is signing his noir mystery,

“Let’s All Kill Constance,” along with P.N. Eldrod, author of “Cold

Streets,” and Steve Niles, author of “30 Days of Night,” at 2 p.m.

at Dark Delicacies, 4213 W. Burbank Blvd. For more information, call

556-6660.

“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 more information, call 953-4283.

Saturday Night Alive! For the Family, featuring a cool evening

hike, hot chocolate and s’mores, is at 6:30 p.m. at the Stough Canyon

Nature Center, 2300 Walnut Ave. For more information, call 238-5440.

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 the third Sunday of every month

from 9 a.m. to noon 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.

A nature photography workshop is at 11:30 a.m. at the Stough

Canyon Nature Center, 2300 Walnut Ave. For more information, call

238-5440.

The Heritage Serenade Music Series, featuring Tracy Lee Nolson and

the Native Blues Band, is from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the Autry Museum of

Western Heritage, 4700 Western Heritage Way, Griffith Park. For more

information, call (323) 667-2000.

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.

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,

call 238-5367.

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

845-2846.

* 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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