Organizations: Porcelain artists, bras and 'Star Trek'

The Valley Porcelain Artists will host an Art Exhibit from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. March 26 at the Joslyn Adult Center, 1301 W. Olive Ave., Burbank.

The public is encouraged to come and see the porcelain hand-painted by more than 100 members of the club. It will be a display of vintage collectible and modern porcelain. Some of the pieces will be exhibited only, but there will also be a sales table. Painted art will include portraits, landscapes, animal and floral paintings as well as jewelry.

There will also be a free drawing for a door prize —a tea set by Bettyann Craig, and a special drawing for a framed rose tile painted by President Doris Allen. Tickets for the rose tile are seven for $5 or $1 each.

Light refreshments will be available. This is a free event. If you have any questions, call Carol Grese at (818) 906-2509.

Photos sought for remembrance day

Mount Sinai Memorial Parks and Mortuaries will observe Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, on May 1, by displaying photographs of Holocaust memorials around the world as seen through the eyes of Glendale and Burbank residents and other community members.

The display will also feature stories on the impact these visits had on their lives, and will follow formal observances from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Mount Sinai Simi Valley, 6150 Mount Sinai Drive, Simi Valley.

The community is invited submit mounted, unframed photographs, preferably 8” x 10” or 10” x 14” of Holocaust memorials they have visited. Photos and related brief narratives can be mailed to or dropped off at either Mount Sinai Simi Valley or Mount Sinai Hollywood Hills, 5950 Forest Lawn Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90068 by April 18.

For more information, contact General Manager Len Lawrence at (866) 71-SINAI (717-4624), or by e-mail to

Competition pits bras against bras

Soroptimist International of Glendale is presenting its eighth annual “Bras for a Cause” fundraiser on April 9 at the Oakmont Country Club. This year’s theme is “Bras for a Cause Celebrates the Arts.”

Community members decorate bras and submit them for display and judging. The bras are auctioned off the night of the event. Awards will be given in several categories.

The public can go to for information about how to decorate and submit a bra, and how to purchase a ticket to the event. If they have questions, they can email

Funds raised go to charities that improve the lives of women and girls, including breast cancer services at Glendale’s three hospitals. Soroptimist is a volunteer organization composed of business and professional women who work to improve the lives of women and girls, in local communities and throughout the world.

‘Star Trek’ star shares photography

Actor/director Leonard Nimoy will talk about his newest body of photographic work “Secret Selves,” an exploration of the concept of the lost or hidden fantasy self, at the Clickers & Flickers photography-networking dinner from 6:30 to 10 p.m. March 22 at the Castaway Restaurant, 1250 Harvard Road, Burbank.

Nimoy has had more than a dozen solo exhibitions around the world. His work has been featured in national publications including American Photo and Black and White to Time magazine.

The cost to attend is $125 if paid more than five days prior to event and $150 if paid less than five days prior. It includes dinner, an autographed copy of “Secret Selves” which includes a DVD and Nimoy’s lecture. For reservations, call (626) 794-7447.

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