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The Burbank Chapter Leads Club, an organization dedicated to

networking, gaining job leads and expanding business, is from 7:30 to

8:45 a.m. weekly in the Taste Buds Restaurant in the Toluca Lake

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Sports Center, 6711 Forest Lawn Drive. For more information, call

973-7142.

A volunteer is available to help seniors with their sewing

problems from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Joslyn Adult Center, 1301 W.

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Olive Ave. Free. To make an appointment or for more information, call

238-5353.

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

845-1920.

The Burbank Toastmasters, an organization dedicated to helping

public-speaking skills and confidence, meets at noon at the Burbank

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Chamber of Commerce, 200 W. Magnolia Blvd. For more information, call

848-7866.

“Preventing a Brain Attack,” a lecture on strokes sponsored by the

Blue Shield 65+, is at 12:30 p.m. at the Joslyn Adult Center, 1301 W.

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

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

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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

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.

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.

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 every month. For more information, call

662-8847.

“The Art of Living Successfully,” a class for exercising the mind,

body and spirit for people 55 and older, is from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

weekly through April 9 at the Joslyn Adult Center, 1301 W. Olive Ave.

The cost is $5 per class. For more information, call 238-5353.

The Three Club meeting hosted by the Burbank Art Assn., featuring

a watercolor-painting demonstration by Gerald Brommer, is 7 p.m. at

the First Methodist Church, 134 N. Kenwood St., Glendale. Admission

is $6. For more information, call 848-1054.

A pre-Academy Awards discussion group, hosted by “Screening Party”

author Dennis Hensley, is at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble Booksellers,

731 N. San Fernando Blvd. For more information, call 558-1383.

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 Beyond 50 Book Group is reading and discussing “The Liars’

Club: A Memoir” by Mary Karr at 2 p.m. at Barnes & Noble Booksellers,

731 N. San Fernando Blvd. For more information, call 558-1383.

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 every month at the Joslyn Adult Center, 1301 W.

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

The Creative Power Workshop, based on Julia Cameron’s book,

“Walking in This World: The Practical Art of Creativity,” lets

participants draw, write, sing and paint from 4 to 5 p.m. weekly at

the Providence Health Center Conference Room 104, 3413 W. Pacific

Ave. For more information, call 953-4445.

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.

A spirituality discussion group meets from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

weekly through May 8 at the Providence Health System Senior Outreach

Department, 3413 W. Pacific Ave. For reservations and more

information, call 953-4487.

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.

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.

“The Cemetery Club,” starring Olympia Dukakis, is the movie of the

month at 12:30 p.m. at the Joslyn Adult Center, 1301 W. Olive Ave.

For more information, call 238-5353.

The Alzheimer’s & Other Dementia Support Group for Caregivers

meets at 1 p.m. the fourth Friday of the month at the Joslyn Adult

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

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.

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.

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.

Burbank performance artist Mary Burkin is celebrating National

Women’s History Month by reading, in costume, passages of author

Louisa May Alcott’s classic works at 11 a.m. at Barnes & Noble

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

558-1383.

“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. the second Saturday of the month at

1101 N. San Fernando Blvd. For more information, call 953-4283.

A Cider and Cheese Fund-raiser Party to benefit the Burbank Nature

Programs is from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Stough Canyon Nature

Center, 2300 Walnut Ave. Tickets are $25. 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 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.

The nature center open house, featuring ongoing crafts, a rock

wall and beginning bird watching, is from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at

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

information, call 238-5440.

Arigon Starr and her band are performing contemporary Native

American rock, pop, country and funk at the most recent installment

of the Heritage Serenade Music Series at the Autry Museum of Western

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

information, call (323) 667-2000.

* 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.


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