AROUND TOWN

TODAY

The Stough Canyon Nature Center is hosting a moderate fitness hike at 6:30 p.m. starting at the nature center, 2300 Walnut Ave., Burbank. For more information, call (818) 238-5440.

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The Joslyn Adult Center will be hosting Square Dance Classes for beginners at 7 p.m. every Wednesday in July. The center is at 1301 W. Olive Ave. Burbank. Dress is casual. The fee is $6 ($5 with Burbank Senior Activity Card); first session is free. For more information, call (818) 238-5353.

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The Glendale Parks Recreation and Community Services Department will have a swing/big band concert by Verdugo Swing Society from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the north end of Verdugo Park, 1621 Cañada Blvd., Glendale. Guests should bring a picnic dinner, folding chairs or blankets for seating. Admission and parking are free. For more information, call (818) 548-4098.

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The Buena Vista Branch Library will host a teen workshop, titled “Snail Mail Art Exchange,” at 3:30 p.m. at the Buena Vista Branch Library, 300 N. Buena Vista St. In the workshop, which is part of the Teen Summer Reading program, one will make art on postcards and mail it to teens at another library and vice versa. The deadline to turn in mail will be 5 p.m. July 15 at all Burbank libraries. For more information, call (818) 238-5589.

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The Board of Education of the Burbank Unified School District is accepting applications to fill five expiring terms of office on the School Facilities Oversight Committee. Applications are available from the office of the Superintendent of Schools, 1900 W. Olive Ave., Burbank. Applications must be turned in by 5 p.m. July 23 to the superintendent's office. For more information, call (818) 729-4422 or visit www.burbankusd.org.

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THURSDAY

Downtown Burbank Free Summer Concert series starts today and continues every Thursday night thereafter in July and August on the AMC Walkway at Palm Avenue and San Fernando Boulevard in Downtown Burbank. Festivities start at 6 p.m. with dance lessons by Francisco and Stacey of the Dance Family Studio; then a two-hour concert begins at 7 p.m. Tonight, Phat Cat Swinger performs music reminiscent of Bobby Darin, Louis Prima and Frank Sinatra mixed with new swing sounds of Big Bad Voodoo Daddy. For more information, visit www.downtown- burbank.org.

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The Summer Parks Program, will host the Pacific Park Family Fun Night from 6 to 8 p.m. at Pacific Park, 3715 Pacific Park Ave., Burbank. There will be games, face painting, crafts, live animals and other activities. The night is sponsored by the city of Burbank, Park, Recreation and Community Services Department. For more information, call (818) 238-5440 or e-mail cmercado@ci.burbank.ca.us.

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FRIDAY

The Summer Parks Program will host a Family Fun Night from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at McKinley Elementary School Playground, 349 W. Valencia Ave., Burbank. It's sponsored by the city of Burbank, Park, Recreation and Community Services Department. There will be games, face painting, crafts, live animals and other activities. For more information, call (818) 238-5440 or e-mail cmercado@ci.burbank.ca.us.

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The Creative Arts Center Gallery is hosting a “Media Mix” exhibition featuring Pete Graziano, an established painter, illustrator and designer; Ron Kriss, an illustrator and teacher; and Antonio Pelayo, a portrait artist, opening today and continuing through July 30 at 1100 W. Clark Ave., Burbank. The opening reception is from 7 to 9 p.m. today. For more information, call the gallery at (818) 238-5397.

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Burbank's La Providencia Guild of Childrens Hospital Los Angeles Thrift Shop has added sales days today, July 18 and July 24 for selected clothing items in addition to the 10% discount on Wednesdays for seniors. Hours are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, at The Childrens Hospital Thrift Shop, 3301 W. Burbank Blvd., Burbank. For more information, call (818) 846-7888 or e-mail fancynanj@charter.net.

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JULY 11

Towns Burr Gallery will host the opening reception of the exhibition by the Fairfax Art Group from 5 to 8 p.m. at 3609 W. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. or by appointment Monday through Friday. The show runs through July 24. For more information, call (818) 541-1510 or visit www.townsburrgallery.com.

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