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WEDNESDAY The Burbank Chapter Leads Club, an...

WEDNESDAY

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.

“Sew What,” featuring free mending alterations for seniors, is

from 10 to 11:30 a.m. the third Wednesday of the month. Appointments

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are required. 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 weekly at the

Burbank Chamber of Commerce, 200 W. Magnolia Blvd. For more

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information, call 848-7866.

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. weekly

at 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.

“Diabetes Diet, Part I,” a diabetes wellness program health forum,

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is at 12:30 p.m. at Joslyn Adult Center, 1301 W. Olive Ave. For

more information, call 238-5353.

The Joslyn Chess Club meets from 1 to 4 p.m. weekly 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.

A health educational program featuring doctors from Providence

St. Joseph Medical Center is at 1:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of the

month at the Joslyn Adult Center, 1301 W. Olive Ave. This month’s

lecture is titled “Age-Related Changes and Treatment Options.” 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. weekly at Magnolia

Park Methodist Church, 2828 Magnolia Blvd. For more information,

call 766-8636.

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.

TV announcer, voice-over specialist and local author Ben Patrick

Johnson signs and discusses his book, “In and Out in Hollywood,” a

look at the competitive world of television celebrity journalism

through the eyes of a gay man, at 7:30 p.m. at Barnes & Noble

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

558-1383.

The Foothill Autism Alliance meets at 7:30 p.m. at the Burbank

Center for the Retarded, 230 Amherst Drive. The topic is titled “How

to Make Gluten-Free, Casein Free Happen -- From Parents Who Made It

Work.” For more information, call 668-2241.

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.

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. weekly in private homes. For more

information, call 246-2090.

The Magnolia Park Optimist Club meets at 7:30 a.m. weekly at the

De Bell Golf Clubhouse, 1500 Walnut Ave. For more information, call

845-1192.

Join the crafts group from 9 to 11 a.m. weekly 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.

Toddler Storytime meets at 10:30 a.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 the month at the Joslyn Adult Center, 1301 W.

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

The Joslyn Duplicate Bridge Club meets to play advanced bridge

from 11 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. weekly at 1301 W. Olive Ave. For more

information, call 842-5826.

The Burbank Noon Optimist Club meets from noon to 1:15 p.m.

weekly at the Anabelle Hotel, 2011 W. Olive Ave. For more

information, call 506-8714.

The Beyond 50 Book Group meets to discuss T.C. Boyle’s “The

Tortilla Curtain” at 2 p.m. at Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 731 N. San

Fernando Blvd. For more information, call 558-1383.

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 lecture presentation by Jean Hastings Ardell and Amy Essington

titled “Perspectives on Women in Baseball” is at 7 p.m. at the

Burbank Central Library Auditorium, 110 N. Glenoaks Blvd. Admission

is free. For more information, call (626) 791-7647.

Barnes & Noble Booksellers features a story time reading of

“Bumposaurus” by Pat McKinlay and Britta Teckentrup at 7 p.m. at 731

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

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. For more information, call

238-5353.

MOMS Club of Burbank meets at 10:30 a.m. at the Social Hall of

The Little White Chapel, 1711 N. Avon St. Stay-at-home moms are

invited to participate in Father’s Day crafts. For more information,

call 557-6448.

Seniors can play bingo for $1 at 12:30 p.m. weekly at the Don

Tuttle Center, 1731 N. Ontario Ave. For more information, call

238-5367.

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. weekly at the Verdugo Recreation Center, 3201 W.

Verdugo Ave. For more information, call 238-5390.

ARENA Theatre Company presents “Props,” a theatrical performance

by Armenian writer Aghasi Ayvazyan, at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Sundays

through June 29 at MGN Paradise Studios, 1631 Maria St. Tickets are

$20 for general admission and $15 for students. For more

information, call 395-8227.

The Harry Potter Midnight Magic Party, featuring activities and

special guests in anticipation of the midnight release of “Harry

Potter and the Order of the Phoenix,” is from 9 to 11 p.m. at Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 731 N. San Fernando Blvd. For more information,

call 558-1383.

Today is the final day to sign up for “Day Camp 4 Us,” a nature

experience featuring hikes, educational lectures and crafts, Tuesday

at Joslyn Adult Center, 1301 W. Olive Ave. Tickets are $20. For more

information, call 238-5353.

SATURDAY

“Up and Over the Verdugos,” a fitness hike, is at 7 a.m. at

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

call 238-5440.

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.

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.

Dark Delicacies hosts a mass book signing featuring Stephen

Jones, Lisa Morton, Muck Garris and Steve Niles at 2 p.m. at the

bookstore, 4213 W. Burbank Blvd. For more information, call

556-6660.

“Fitness for Life,” an exercise class, begins at 3 p.m. weekly at

the Joslyn Adult Center, 1301 W. Olive Ave. For more information,

call 557-7669.

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.

SUNDAY

The Slo-Pitch senior softball league for people 50 and older

plays at 8:30 a.m. weekly at George Izay Park, 1111 W. Olive Ave. For

more information, call 238-5330.

* 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.


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