Life and Arts

Glendale area events: An aerial photography exhibit is on display at the Forest Lawn Museum

This photo, titled “Bissagos Islands,” was taken by Erwan Rivault. Works by Rivault will be featured at Forest Lawn Museum’s exhibit of aerial photography.
(Erwan Rivault/Forest Lawn Museum)

An exhibit called “The Elevated Eye: Aerial Photography Past and Present” will be on display through March 8 at the Forest Lawn Museum, 1712 S. Glendale Ave., Glendale.

The exhibit features aerial photography works from the 19th century into the 21st century. Both photos and videos are featured in the exhibit.

For more information, visit or call (888) 204-3131.

A virtual-reality Halloween experience takes visitors to past World’s Fair

A virtual-reality experience called “Nicodemus: Demon of Evanishment” continues through Nov. 8 at the Glendale Galleria, 1164 Galleria Way, Glendale.


The event lets participants explore the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair, when “something sinister was brought into the world.” Tickets cost $19.95.

For more information, visit

Homeowner association to host shredding event

The Northwest Glendale Homeowners Assn. will hold its popular once-a-year Shredding Day from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Nov. 2, in the parking lot of Grandview Presbyterian Church, 1130 Ruberta Ave., Glendale.

The event is open to all Glendale residents. The cost to shred materials is $7 per box. Members of the homeowners association will get three boxes free. Those who join that day will get the member discount.


For more information, call 818-754-8274 or

Free remote medical clinic to be held during health festival

The Remote Area Medical Volunteer Corps will host a medical clinic from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 2 and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 3 at the Pacific Community Center, 501 S. Pacific Ave., Glendale.

This event occurs during the 10th annual Glendale Health Festival and will provide free dental, vision and other medical care services such as flu shots and medical consultations for children and adults.

For more information, visit or call (865) 579-1530.

Concert to feature solo violinist

The Glendale Noon Concerts will host a musical performance from 12:10 to 12:40 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 6 in the sanctuary at the Glendale City Church, 610 E. California Ave., Glendale.

The free concert will feature violinist Dimitry Olevsky, performing “Partita in D minor” by J.S. Bach.

For more information, email, call (818) 244-7241 or visit

Committee to host a community breakfast

The Glendale Give Thanks Committee will host a prayer breakfast at 7 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7, in Glendale Civic Auditorium, 1401 N. Verdugo Road, Glendale.


This event will feature guest speaker Archbishop Honovan Derderian, primate of the Western Diocese of the Armenian Church of America. The Hoover High School orchestra is scheduled to perform.

For more information or to RSVP, which is required, visit

YMCA to host 29th annual prayer breakfast

The YMCA of the Foothills will host a prayer breakfast at 7 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7, at the Crescenta-Cañada Family YMCA, 1930 Foothill Blvd, La Cañada Flintridge.

The event will feature keynote speaker Peggy Grande. Proceeds from the breakfast will go toward the Y’s chaplain services program.

The doors will open at 6:30 a.m. Advance tickets are available at the YMCA for $30. Tickets will also be available at the door for $35.

For more information, visit To register for the event, email

YWCA to host third annual female leadership event

YWCA Glendale will host a female-leadership event called “EmpowHER” from 9:30 a.m. to noon on Thursday, Nov. 7, in the auditorium at the Glendale Central Library, 222 E. Harvard St., Glendale.

The event will feature Erin Loos Cutraro speaking on the topic “Leverage your Strengths: Female Leadership Brunch and Learn.” Student tickets are available for $20 and advance tickets are available for a discount online at $45. The cost is $50 at the door on the day of the event.


For more information or to purchase tickets, visit

Teahouse to host discussion on nature, spirit and culture

The Shoseian Teahouse will host a discussion from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 17, in Brand Park, 1601 W. Mountain St., Glendale.

Shinto priest Rev. Tsuyuki and Native American Elder Alan Salazar will discuss nature, the spirit in all things and their thoughts on culture. A $20 donation per person is requested. Those interested in attending the discussion must RSVP by Nov. 14.

For more information or to RSVP, email

Salvation Army to host fundraising breakfast

The Glendale Salvation Army will host its red-kettle kickoff breakfast at 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 21, at the Salvation Army Community Center, 320 W. Windsor Road, Glendale.

Tickets for the event can be purchased at

For more information, email

Organization to host second annual gala

The Armenian American Museum will hold a gala at 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8, at the Beverly Hilton, 9876 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills.

The gala is an event to support the museum, which is slated to be built in Central Park in Glendale. There are a limited number of tickets available, and the deadline to RSVP is Nov. 8.

For more information, call (818) 644-2073 or email

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