AROUND TOWN

TODAY

Gastroenterologist Richard Kuritzkes will speak about the risks of colon cancer at 9 a.m. in the Burbank Town Center's food court on the third level, 201 E. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank. For more information, call (818) 566-8617.

Providence Health Center hosts an AARP Driver Safety Program from 1 to 5 p.m. on two Wednesdays with part two on Jan. 17 in the second-floor conference room 104 at 3413 W. Pacific Ave., Burbank. The cost is $10. To make reservations, call (818) 847-4550.

THURSDAY

NBC4's Fritz Coleman will host Shakespeare at Play's first gala event, "Dream the Power of Will," at 7 p.m. at the Colony Theatre, 555 N. 3rd St., Burbank. This event is to celebrate the actor troupe's accomplishments in 2006 and highlight current and future programming and performances. For more information, call (818) 566-1925.

The children's entertainment group Snark-A-Snoops will perform from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Burbank Central Library, 110 N. Glenoaks Blvd., Burbank. They will perform original music, dances and science experiments. For more information, call (818) 238-5610.

FRIDAY

Kundalini yoga is offered from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Occupation Health Center of Providence St. Joseph Medical Center, 3413 W. Pacific Ave., Room 104, Burbank. Classes will take place every Friday with a $5 fee per session. For reservations, call (818) 847-4550.

Burbank Center for the Retarded — A Place to Grow presents a western roundup dance and dinner from 6:45 to 9:15 p.m. at the McCambridge Recreation Center, 1515 N. Glenoaks Blvd., Burbank. Music will be provided by Mainline Sound Mobile with hot dogs and beans. Admission is $2 for dancers 16 and older with developmental disabilities and free for caregivers. For more information, call (818) 843-4907.

SATURDAY

Dark Delicacies presents writer and director Nick Palumbo signing the DVD release of his film "Murder Set Pieces" at 2 p.m. at 4213 W. Burbank Blvd., Burbank. For more information, call (818) 556-6660.

SUNDAY

A free screening of the film "An Inconvenient Truth" will take place at 1:30 p.m. in room 4 of the McCambridge Park Community Center, 1515 Glenoaks Blvd., Burbank. A community discussion will follow. For more information, e-mail burbankpeacesbcglobal.net.

The Immigrant Genealogical Society will meet at 2 p.m. at 1310 Magnolia Blvd., Burbank. Members and guests are invited to bring documents in old scripts such as Latin, German, Old English or Gothic for help reading them. For more information, call (818) 998-1735.

JAN. 18

Internist Angela Arango will speak about bone health and nutrition from 10 to 11 a.m. in the Don Tuttle Senior Center, 1731 N. Ontario St., Burbank. To make a reservation, call (818) 847-4550.

JAN. 20

Dark Delicacies presents author Charlie Huston signing his new novel "No Dominion," with author Amy Wallace signing "The New Book of Lists: the Original Compendium of Curious Information," at 2 p.m. 4213 W. Burbank Blvd., Burbank. For more information, call (818) 556-6660.

JAN. 25

The League of Women Voters presents a candidates forum for the Burbank City Council and School Board at 7 p.m. in the Burbank City Council Chambers, 275 E. Olive Ave., Burbank. The forum will be broadcast live on the Burbank City Channel 6 and repeated until the all-mail-in election on Feb. 27. For more information, call (818) 247-2407.

JAN. 30

The Burbank Public Library offers a meeting about their adult literacy program from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Literacy Services office on the second floor of 110 N. Glenoaks Blvd., Burbank. For more information, call (818) 238-5577.

ONGOING

WEDNESDAY

Town Center Walkers have their monthly meeting from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Burbank Town Center, 201 E. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank. For more information, call (818) 566-8617.

Seniors 55+ can have their blood pressure checked from 9:30 to 11 a.m. the first Wednesday of each month at the Don Tuttle Senior Center, 1731 N. Ontario St., Burbank. For more information, call (818) 238-5353.

The Auld Lang Syne Bridge & Card Club meets from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Joslyn Adult Center, 1301 W. Olive Ave. Cost is $1.50. Arrive early to ensure seating. For more information about the club, call (818) 845-1920.

Burbank Toastmasters, an organization dedicated to improving public speaking skills and confidence, meets at noon at the Burbank Chamber of Commerce, 200 W. Magnolia Blvd. For more information, call (818) 566-7894.

A Parkinson's Support Group meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 12:30 p.m. at the Joslyn Adult Center, 1301 W. Olive Ave., Burbank. For more information, call (818) 238-5353.

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