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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 every 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 every 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 Women’s Focus Group Workshop, featuring a discussion with a

psychologist, is from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Providence Health

Center, 3413 W. Pacific Ave., Room 104. Admission is free. For more

information, call 953-4487.

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.

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. The

event 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.

An Asian cultural tour, featuring a Japanese buffet and tours of

the Japanese-American National Museum and the Korean Culture Center,

is from 10:45 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Group meets at the Joslyn Adult

Center, 1301 W. Olive Ave. The cost is $29. 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

every 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.

“Terrorism in America: What You Can Do,” a seminar presented by

former U.S. Counter Intelligence Agent and International Corporate

Spokesman Tom J. Dolan, is at 7 p.m. at the Burbank Central Library,

110 N. Glenoaks Blvd. For more information, call 238-5600.

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

every 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.

The Open Mic Poetry Night for local poets and poetry lovers to

share original and favorite poems is at 8 p.m. the last Friday of the

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

more information, call 558-1383.

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

An environmental clean-up event is at 8 a.m. at the Stough Canyon

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

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.

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.

The annual Japanese Animation Festival, featuring a guest speaker

from Cartoon Network, is from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Buena Vista Branch

Library, 300 N. Buena Vista St. For more information, call 238-5590.

* 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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