“A Visit with Great Presidents & Betsy Ross, Too!”, a children’s
program featuring actors giving first-person accounts of the
presidents and Betsy Ross along with patriotic music, is at 9:30,
10:30 and 11:30 a.m. at Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills Hall of Liberty.
Admission is free. For more information, call (800) 204-3131, ext.
The women’s focus group, a workshop examining spiritual growth,
from the victim mentality to taking control of one’s life, is from
6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Providence Health Center, 3413 W. Pacific
Ave. 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
The Screenwriting Group, discussing barriers, reversals and
complications to challenge heroes, meets at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble
Booksellers, 731 N. San Fernando Blvd. For more information, call
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 every month. For more information, call
“SpiritWorks!”, a religious service for honoring love and
commitment in everyone’s life, is from 7 to 8 p.m. at 260 N. Pass
Ave. For more information, call 848-4158.
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 every 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.
The Magnolia Park Optimist Club meets at 7:30 a.m. at the DeBell
Golf Clubhouse, 1500 Walnut Ave. For more information, call 845-1192.
The senior day trip to the Santa Anita Race Track is from 11 a.m.
to 7 p.m. meeting at the parking lot of the Joslyn Adult Center, 1301
W. Olive Ave. The cost is $25. For more information, call 238-5353.
The Burbank Civitan Club meets for dinner at 6:30 p.m. the first
and third Thursday of every 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.
Mike Valente, director of finance for the California Republican
Party and a political consultant for the Republican National
Convention, will speak during the Glendale/Burbank Republican
VIPS/CCR Club’s monthly dinner at 6:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, 150
The Burbank Jaycees monthly social mixer, featuring socializing,
networking and appetizers, is at 7:15 p.m. at Dalt’s, 3500 W. Olive
Ave. For more information, call 777-4544.
Grandparent’s Day, an event honoring grandparents by students at
St. Robert Bellarmine Church, is at 8:30 a.m. at the school, 154 N.
Fifth St. For more information, call 842-5033.
The public is invited to pass out valentines with Miss Burbank and
Miss Teen Burbank to senior citizens from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Belmont
Retirement Home, 455 Angelino Ave. For more information, call
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.
Nomination 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.
The “Let Me Call You Sweetheart” dance for adults and teens 16 and
older with developmental disabilities is from 7:15 to 9:15 p.m. at
the McCambridge Park Recreation Center, 1515 N. Glenoaks Blvd.
Admission is $1.50 for dancers, free for caregivers. For more
information, call 843-6829.
* 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.