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Breakfast to benefit troops overseas NORTHWEST DISTRICT...

Breakfast to benefit troops overseas

NORTHWEST DISTRICT -- The Bret Harte Children’s Center will

sponsor a pancake breakfast from 6:30 to 10 a.m. Thursday at the

center, 1421 N. Ontario St.


Proceeds will benefit Hands Across the Battlefield, a program

sponsored by the city’s Parks, Recreation and Community Services

department that sends packages of food, toiletries and stationery to

military personnel stationed outside the U.S.


People attending the breakfast can also donate money or items for

the packages. The cost is $5, $3 for children. For more information,

call Audrey Brooks at 558-5530.

Molly Shore

Museum to close during construction

MAGNOLIA PARK -- The Burbank Historical Society’s Gordon R. Howard

Museum will be closed from Sunday through Oct. 18 during construction

of a 7,000-square-foot building addition.


When the museum reopens from 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 19, it will feature

new exhibits from Walt Disney Co. and Warner Bros. Future displays,

including a farm house and a garage, will be added as funding becomes


The museum is at 1015 W. Olive Ave. For more information, call


Molly Shore

Providence welcomes new parents


MEDIA DISTRICT WEST -- Providence High School will host new parent

orientation from 12:30 until 4 p.m. Saturday in the school’s

auditorium, 511 S. Buena Vista St.

Faculty, staff and members of the school’s Parent Executive

Committee and Alumni Council will introduce parents of incoming

freshmen and other new students to all aspects of the high school.

Scheduled topics for discussion include academic life, student

services, athletics and opportunities for parent involvement. During

a 40-minute break in the program, parents will also have an

opportunity to meet other parents.

Founded in 1955, Providence High School is a Catholic,

coeducational school.

Molly Shore