Stepping Stone Players’ raise funds at barbecue...

Stepping Stone Players’ raise funds at barbecue

GLENDALE -- The Stepping Stone Players’ are planning a

fund-raising dinner from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday for their next

production, the Tony Award-winning musical “Annie.”


The Backstage Bar-B-Q will be hosted by the Mulder family in

Glendale. The family event will feature a home-style barbecue,

line-dancing lessons, activities for the kids, bingo, a silent

auction, 50/50 drawing, a bake sale and live entertainment, including


many performers who have been seen in past Stepping Stone Players’


The Stepping Stone Players is dedicated to building a sense of

community through live theater by encouraging people of all ages to

participate regardless of theatrical experience or background. This

marks the first time the musical will extend over three weekends.

“Annie” opens Sept. 5. For reservations, call 246-8822.

Insect exhibit creeps into college gallery


GLENDALE -- “SWARM,” a group exhibition featuring artists using

insect imagery, is on display in the Glendale Community College Art


Insects and bugs have throughout history symbolized both fears and

ideals. Artists Catherine Chalmers, Paul Paiement, Karen Reitzel,

Hector Soriano and Marian Winzryg try to capture some of the dialogue

between humans and the organic world.

Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 to 8 p.m. today and


Thursday, and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday.

Admission is free. The show closes Friday.

For more information, call 240-1000, ext. 5663, or visit

Compiled by Joyce Rudolph