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The Burbank Unified School District will be hosting its second annual District Job Recruitment Fair for Secondary and Special Education Credentialed Teachers from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Burbank High School cafeteria, 902 N. Third St., Burbank. The district is interested in hiring qualified teachers in the fields of English, science, math, foreign language, counselors, speech pathologists and special education. Applicants are encouraged to apply online at www.burbankusd.org.

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The African Violet Societies of Montrose and Burbank present “Grandma's Violets,” a judged show and sale from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive, La Cañada Flintridge. The show continues from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Garden hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call (818) 949-4200.

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The Verdugo Glen Chapter of the American Business Women's Assn. will have its “Glitz & Glamour” fashion show and luncheon featuring fashions by Annie's Scandal and Cowgirl Princess at The Castaway, 1250 Harvard Road, Burbank. Boutique begins at 10 a.m. followed by lunch at 11:45 a.m. Proceeds benefit student scholarships and member education programs. Tickets are $40. For reservations, call (626) 966-3488.

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Los Angeles Ballet will celebrate the choreography of Balanchine, Bournonville, Backhaus and Lubovitch in a summer repertoire program at 7:30 p.m. at the Alex Theatre, 216 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale. For more information, visit www.losangelesballet.org or call (310) 998-7782.

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Fiesta of the Spanish Horse, a nonprofit group that raises much needed funds for cancer research, will present an entertaining and educational show featuring Andalusian, Peruvian Paso, Paso Fino and other high-stepping Spanish bred horses. The festivities begin at 3 p.m. and the show starts at 6 p.m. at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center, 480 Riverside Drive, Burbank. Reserve box seats are $50, $40 for reserve end box seat, $20 for general admission and $15 for seniors 65 and older and children 4 to 12 years of age. Children 3 years and under are free. For tickets, call (818) 842-7444.

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Burbank Temple Emanu El Sisterhood will have its champagne brunch and fashion show from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the temple, 1302 N. Glenoaks Blvd., Burbank. A boutique begins at 11 a.m. followed at noon by the brunch and fashion show. Tickets are $40 and reservations can be made by calling (818) 845-1734. Proceeds go to temple philanthropic projects.

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Dr. Ruby Minosa, a family practitioner, will lead a discussion on cholesterol and hyperlipidemia from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at Joslyn Adult Center, 1301 W. Olive Ave., Burbank. The cost is $1 per person. Free with Burbank Senior Activity Card. For reservations, call (818) 847-4535.

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Burbank 125 Toastmasters, an organization dedicated to improving public speaking skills and developing leadership, meets at 7:30 p.m. at the Police and Fire Headquarters, 200 N. Third St., Burbank. For more information, call (323) 356-6579.

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Members of the Burbank University Women will gather at the home of Marcia Baroda for a Scholarship Tea. Honorees will be three Burbank High School girls selected by the group to receive this year's scholarships for college. Membership in the organization is open to those with some college credit. For meeting location and reservations, call Bea Bowker at (818) 767-8111 by May 1.

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