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.
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
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,