State senator Jack Scott (D-Burbank) and Assemblyman Dario Frommer
(D-Burbank) are co-hosting a town hall meeting on the budget crisis
and how it will affect their districts from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
at the Buena Vista Library, 300 N. Buena Vista St. For more
information, call 240-6330.
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.
A forum for City Council and Board of Education candidates hosted
by the Burbank Chamber of Commerce is at 10 a.m. in the City Council
Chamber at City Hall, 275 E. Olive Ave. For more information, call
In celebration of Dr. Seuss’ birthday, “Yertle the Turtle” and
other classics by the children’s writer will be read at 11 a.m. at
Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 731 N. San Fernando Blvd. For more
information, call 558-1383.
The Feng Shui Specialists present a workshop on the principles of
feng shui at 1 p.m. at the SpiritWorks Center for Spiritual Living,
260 N. Pass Ave. The cost is $40; proceeds will go in part to support
SpiritWorks. For more information, call 848-0458.
A chili cook-off, hosted by the Burbank Coordinating Council, is
at 1 p.m. at the Masonic Lodge, 406 Irving Drive. For more
information, call 843-3699.
“Fitness for Life,” an exercise class, begins at 3 p.m. at the
Joslyn Adult Center, 1301 W. Olive Ave. For more information, call
Cruz Night at the Wienerschnitzel features classic hot rods, race
cars and trucks from 4 to 10 p.m. the second Saturday of every month
at 1101 N. San Fernando Blvd. For more information, call 953-4283.
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.
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 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.
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.
The Braille Institute offers classes teaching people how to remain
independent despite vision loss from 10 a.m. to noon weekly through
April 7 at the Burbank Gardens Hotel, 2721 Willow St. Classes are
free of charge. For more information, call (323) 663-1111.
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.
The Burbank Coordinating Council is celebrating its 70th
anniversary from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Little White Chapel, 1711
N. Avon St. The guest speaker is Interim City Manager Mary Alvord.
The cost is $6.75. For more information, call 848-0472.
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,
Learn how to preserve family memories. Join the Writing Your
Memories group at 1 p.m. weekly at the Joslyn Adult Center, 1301 W.
Olive Ave. For more information, call 238-5353.
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
Aggressive Assets Investment Club, a women’s investment club,
meets at 6:30 p.m. the third Monday of every month in Burbank. For
more information about the group and where they meet, call Marva
Murphy at 955-8018.
A leukemia and lymphoma support group meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
the fourth Monday of every month at Providence St. Joseph Medical
Center, 501 S. Buena Vista St. For more information, call 847-4379.
A mixed-media class for adults 55 and older is from 6:30 to 9 p.m.
at the Joslyn Adult Center, 1301 W. Olive Ave. Local artist Christina
Lambert is the instructor. For more information, call 238-5353.
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets at 7 p.m. at McCambridge
Park Recreation Center, 1515 N. Glenoaks Blvd., Room 2. For more
information, call 843-4893.
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
Lying Down & Letting Go, a blended yoga exercise class designed to
stimulate the inner-healing process, is from 7 to 8:20 p.m. through
March 24 at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center, Room 623, 501 S.
Buena Vista Ave. For more information, call (310) 829-7849.
The Battered Women Support Group meets weekly. Admission and child
care are free. For time, location and more information, call
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.
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Leader, 220 N. Glenoaks Blvd., Suite B, Burbank, CA 91502, or fax
them to 954-9439.