The Burbank Farmer’s Market is from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. weekly
at the Third Street and Orange Grove Avenue intersection. For more
information, call 847-4673.
A three-part diabetes management education series for Spanish
speakers is from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. through May 24 in the Diabetes
Education Classroom in Providence St. Joseph Medical Center, 501 S.
Buena Vista St. The class features the most up-to-date information on
the disease and how to control it. Registration is required. For more
information, call 847-3550.
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. on 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 Good Old Days,” a sale and celebrity fashion show benefiting
the American Cancer Society Discovery Shop, is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
at the shop, 10124 Riverside Drive, Toluca Lake. Film critic Leonard
Maltin and actress Jo Anne Worley will be among the guests appearing.
For more information, call 501-2028.
“Tots on the Town,” featuring nature-themed activities for
children 2 to 5, is at 10 a.m. at Stough Canyon Nature Center, 2300
Walnut Ave. The cost is $5. Reservations are required. For more
information, call 238-5378.
Burbank Skate Park Extravaganza, featuring demonstrations,
contests and raffles, is from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the park, 1625 N.
Valley St. The cost for barbecued food is $1. For more information,
The Southern California Genealogical Library presents a workshop
about German ancestry at 1 p.m. at the library, 417 Irvine Drive. For
more information, call 843-7247.
Barnes & Noble Booksellers hosts a book signing by Louis
Zamperini, author of “Devil at My Heels,” a book about his experience
as a U.S. Olympic athlete and World War II prisoner of war, at 1 p.m.
at the bookstore, 731 N. San Fernando Blvd. For more information,
Dark Delicacies hosts a singing by graphic novelist Steve Niles,
author of “Criminal Macabre #1: A Cal McDonald Mystery,” at 2 p.m. at
the store, 4213 W. Burbank Blvd. For more information, call 556-6660.
“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 the month at
1101 N. San Fernando Blvd. For more information, call 953-4283.
“Saturday Night Alive! For the Family,” featuring a nighttime
hike to look for arachnids, begins at 6:30 p.m. at Stough Canyon
Nature Center, 2300 Walnut Ave. For more information, cal 238-5378.
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 U.S.S. Gudgeon #8310 V.F.W. hosts a
monthly breakfast from 9 a.m. to noon the third Sunday of the month
at 1106 W. Magnolia Blvd. Admission is $3.50. For more information,
“Children Exploring Nature,” featuring the making of plaster cast
tracks, is at 11 a.m. at Wildwood Park, 1701 Wildwood Canyon Drive.
The cost is $1. For more information, call 238-5440.
Dark Delicacies hosts a mass signing by more than 35 writers and
illustrators, including horror film director Clive Barker, at 2 p.m.
at the store, 4213 W. Burbank Blvd. An auction of the original
artwork to benefit various charities ends at 1 p.m. For more
information, call 556-6660.
The Open Forum on Metaphysical Subjects’ weekly meeting features
at discussion about the benefits of self-hypnosis from 4 to 5:30
p.m. at The Psychic Eyes Book Shops, 1011 W. Olive Ave. For more
information, call 845-8831.
The Braille Institute offers classes teaching people how to remain
independent despite vision loss, from 10 a.m. to noon weekly through
Monday at the Burbank Gardens Hotel, 2721 Willow St. The classes are
free. 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.
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 845-2846.
Aggressive Assets Investment Club, a women’s investment club,
meets at 6:30 p.m. the fourth 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.
“Focus on the Future,” a panel discussion about issues that
affect seniors, including adult day health care, Burbank senior
services and Medicare, is at 6:30 p.m. at the Joslyn Adult Center,
1301 W. Olive Ave. For more information, call 238-5353.
A storytelling workshop is from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Providence
Health System Senior Outreach Department, 3413 W. Pacific Ave.
Reservations are required. For more information, call 953-4487.
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.
* 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. The deadline for Saturday’s calendar is 10 a.m. Wednesday.