Life and Arts

Glendale area events: City Council candidate forum slated

Frank Quintero
Former Glendale Mayor Frank Quintero, a current City Council member, is scheduled to moderate a forum with City Council candidates at the Verdugo Woodlands Dads’ Club.
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A forum for candidates running for Glendale City Council will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 23, at the Verdugo Woodlands Dads’ Club, 1728 Canada Blvd., Glendale.

The event will be sponsored by the Verdugo Woodlands West Homeowners Assn. and Verdugo Woodlands Dads’ Club. Frank Quintero, City Council member and former mayor, will moderate the forum.

The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, email


An aerial photography exhibit is on display at the 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.

String quartet to perform at art center

A musical performance will be presented at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 25, at the Brand Library and Art Center, 1601 W. Mountain St., Glendale.


The performance will feature the Argus Quartet, which is made up of violinist Clara Kim, violinist Giancarlo Latta, viola player Maren Rothfritz and cellist Joann Whang.

For more information, call (818) 548-2051 or visit

Art and science discussion set to occur at museum

An event called “Art and Science in Conversation” will be held at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 25, at Forest Lawn Museum, 1712 S. Glendale Ave., Glendale.

The event will feature lectures by photographer David Maisel on aerial photography and Laura Danly, curator at the Griffith Observatory, about an aerial view of multiple planets in the solar system.

After both lectures, there will be a question-and-answer session hosted by James Fishburne, director of Forest Lawn Museum. Attendees need to RSVP by Jan. 23.

For more information or to RSVP, call (323) 340-4782 or email

Glendale service program to remember Marc Stirdivant

An event called “Lend a Hand at Brand Service Day in Memory of Marc Stirdivant” will be held from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Jan. 25, in Brand Park, 1601 W. Mountain St., Glendale.

Volunteers will be taking care of trail maintenance and removing invasive plants.


Stirdivant, a former city of Glendale employee who helped bring in millions of grant dollars to support local park projects as well as being a longtime supporter of local trails and open space, passed away in August.

For more information, visit

Nonprofit organization to host free educational fair at hospital

The “Equipped for the Future” educational fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb.1, at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, 1812 Verdugo Blvd., Glendale.

The event, created by the nonprofit Asian Industry B2B, is for high school students, middle school students as well as students entering a skilled trade.

For more information, visit

Concert to feature oboist and pianist

The Glendale Noon Concerts will present a musical performance from 12:10 p.m. to 12:40 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 5, in the sanctuary at Glendale City Church, 610 E. California Ave., Glendale.

The concert will feature oboist Catherine Del Russo and pianist Mark Robson performing works by Filippo Prover, Paul Hindemith and Jeremy Gilien.

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


Park to hold children’s story time event

An event called “Storytime at Maple Park” will be held from 10 to 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 12, on the second floor of the gymnasium at the Maple Park Community Center, 820 E. Maple Ave., Glendale.

This event will also be held on March 11, April 8 and May 13 at the same time.

For more information, visit

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