Burroughs hosts annual music festival MAGNOLIA PARK...

Burroughs hosts annual music festival

MAGNOLIA PARK -- John Burroughs High School will host its fourth

annual music festival from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday in the school



Student musicians from Burroughs and Burbank high schools, and

Jordan, Luther Burbank and John Muir middle schools will perform.

There will also be performances by students from schools in other



The public is invited to attend the free festival. Burroughs High

School is at 1920 Clark Ave. Entrance to the campus is on Parish


Molly Shore

Fitness workshop for seniors offered

MAGNOLIA PARK -- People 55 and older who want to learn more about

nutrition, exercise and weight loss are invited to join an eight-week

program at the Joslyn Adult Center.


The class will be taught by dietician Ruth Frechman.

Registration is recommended. A $5 fee is charged for the eight

classes, which begin 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday, and continue on

Saturdays through May 31, except for April 26. The workshops are at

Joslyn Adult Center, 1301 W. Olive Ave. To register, call 238-5353.

Laura Sturza

Volunteer to teach adults reading skills

HILLSIDE DISTRICT -- Volunteers are needed for the Burbank Public


Library Literacy Services’ free one-on-one tutoring for adults who

speak and understand English but read and write below a sixth-grade


The first session of a 15-hour tutor workshop is from 6 to 8:30

p.m. Thursday at the Burbank Central Library, 110 N. Glenoaks Blvd.

No experience is necessary, but volunteers must be 18 or older.

To register for the first session or for more information, call


Molly Shore

Candidates forum scheduled for today

HILLSIDE DISTRICT -- The Burbank Sunrise Kiwanis Club is

sponsoring a forum featuring school board and City Council candidates


The forum is planned to help residents choose the candidates they

will vote for in Tuesday’s general election.

The free event begins at 6:45 a.m. today at the De Bell Municipal

Golf Course Clubhouse, 1500 Walnut Ave., with an opportunity to meet

the candidates. The forum starts at 7 a.m. For information, call


Laura Sturza

Register tonight for ESL classes

MEDIA DISTRICT NORTH -- New students can register for English as

Second Language classes from 6 to 8 tonight in the adult school

office at Burbank High School, 902 N. Third St.

Classes, sponsored by the Burbank Unified School District, begin

Monday. For more information, call 558-4611.

Molly Shore