Nature center event hosts formal party
HILLSIDE DISTRICT -- Residents can pull out their formal attire
for an event Saturday at the Stough Canyon Nature Center.
The Cider and Cheese Fund-raising Party starts at 6:30 p.m., with
entertainment and an astronomy demonstration.
Tickets are available for $25 at the nature center, 2300 Walnut
Ave., and proceeds benefit the center and other city nature programs.
Attendees will receive a nature center souvenir and will be
eligible for prizes from businesses including Southwest Airlines,
Handy Market and Trader Joe’s.
For more information, call 238-5440.
Seniors can karaoke at Joslyn
MAGNOLIA PARK -- People 55 and older are invited to strut their
singing skills at the Joslyn Adult Center’s Karaoke Kabaret.
Singers can choose from among their favorite tunes, performing
solo or as part of a duet. They will be backed up by music from a
karaoke machine. People are invited to sing, or just come as audience
The Karaoke Kabaret is from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the
Joslyn Adult Center, 1301 W. Olive Ave. For information, call
Woodbury offers free tax assistance
HILLSIDE DISTRICT -- Woodbury University students and other
community volunteers will offer free help to area residents in
preparing their tax returns. Assistance will be given to people who
are non-English speaking, disabled, elderly, on low-to-fixed incomes
or otherwise not able to access paid professional tax assistance.
Help will be available on a first-come, first-served basis
Saturdays through April 12. Hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Burbank
Central Library, 110 N. Glenoaks Blvd.
All volunteers are trained through the Volunteer Income Tax
Assistance program sponsored by the Internal Revenue Service.
For more information, call accounting professor Jon Myers at
767-0888, ext. 333.
Free storytelling workshop offered
MEDIA DISTRICT WEST -- A free workshop on the art of storytelling
is being offered to people 50 and older.
Conducted by professional storyteller Marjorie Montano -- who in
2000 toured five countries in central Europe -- the classes will
focus on discovering personal stories, research and performance
skills, structure and timing.
Following the two-day workshop, a monthly storytelling group will
form, which will meet the third Monday of each month from 5 to 7
p.m., starting April 21.
The workshop runs from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday and March 31 at
Providence Health Center, 3413 W. Pacific Ave., in Conference Room
Reservations can be made at 953-4487.