BEST BET: Charles E. Borman’s Village Square Gallery, 2418 Honolulu
Ave., Suite C, Montrose, will exhibit the paintings and drawings of
Bonese Collins Turner. Pictured is “The Ledger Series: Transitions,”
which will be on display. Gallery hours are from 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday
through Saturday and by appointment through Feb. 9. For more information,
The Glendale Certified Farmers Market is from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
on Brand Boulevard between Broadway and Wilson Avenue. Farmers arrive
with fresh vegetables, fruit, eggs, honey and more.
The Rotary Club of Glendale meets at noon every Thursday at the
Brandview Collection Restaurant, 109 E. Harvard St. The speaker will be
Dr. George Patterson, director of the Alpha Program at Glendale Memorial
Hospital. For more information, call 790-6643.
The Women’s Civic League will meet at 11:30 a.m. at the Elks Lodge,
120 E. Colorado St. Lunch will be served at noon. The speaker will be
Alex Leon on “Past, Present and Future.” The cost is $12. For
Temple Sinai’s Glendale Seniors will meet from noon to 2 p.m. at 1212
N. Pacific Ave. Bring a bag lunch and enjoy the mime performance by Lorin
Eric Salm. It’s free and all are welcome. For more information, call
A community workshop will be held from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the community
room of the Perkins Building, 141 N. Glendale Ave. The workshop will be
on possible city zoning ordinance revisions regarding the sale of
alcoholic beverages. For more information, call 548-2140.
A support group for depression and manic depression or bipolar
disorder meets from 6 to 8 p.m. in Psychiatric Unit 1 at Glendale
Adventist Medical Center, 1509 Wilson Terrace. For more information, call
Glendale Adventist Medical Center offers free blood pressure
screenings seven days a week, 24 hours a day in the Emergency Department,
1509 Wilson Terrace. For more information, call 409-8100.
“Studio Artists” is a small group of animators and scene painters from
local studios who will exhibit their personal fine art paintings at
Whites Gallery, 2414 Honolulu Ave., Montrose. The exhibit continues
through Feb. 11. Gallery hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through
Saturday. For more information, call 957-4071.
Hoover High School’s Drama Department will present the Tennessee
Williams 1953 play, “Camino Real,” performances at 7 tonight through
Saturday at 651 Glenwood Road. Tickets are $6 and $5 for students. For
information, call 242-6801.
Wear your pajamas and slippers for storytime at 7 p.m. at Barnes &
Noble Booksellers, 245 N. Glendale Ave. For more information, call
The Glendale Sunrise Rotary meets at 7 a.m. at the Hilton Glendale,
100 W. Glenoaks Blvd. A buffet breakfast will be served. For more
information, call 500-0303, ext. 29.
Tai chi classes will be held at 10:30 a.m. every Friday in January, in
the auditorium at Glendale Adventist Medical Center, 1500 E. Chevy Chase
Drive. Tai chi helps to relieve stress. The class is $4 per session. To
register, call 409-8057.
Glendale Coin & Stamp Expo will open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., 10 a.m.
to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Glendale Civic
Auditorium, 1401 N. Verdugo Road. Free coins and stamps to all children
under 12. Hourly door prizes will be given away, and free appraisals will
be available. Admission is $2, and $1 for seniors. For more information,
The Kiwanis Club of Glendale meets every Friday at noon at the Elks
Lodge, 120 E. Colorado St. For more information, call 956-8300.
Improve your filing and oral communication skills by enrolling in a
Business Communications class at Glendale Community College’s Adult
Community Training Center, 1122 E. Garfield Ave. Classes meet from noon
to 4 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday afternoons. For more information,
call 242-4350, ext. 5690.
The Glendale Adult Recreation Club holds ballroom dancing from 1:30 to
4 p.m. every Friday at 201 E. Colorado St. The club also provides a
variety of trips, classes and bingo. For more information, call 241-6140.
The Autry Museum of Western Heritage presents the
“Mountain-Family-Spirit: The Arts and Culture of the Ute Indians” through
Feb. 27. The museum is at 4700 Western Heritage Way. The hours are from
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. On Thursdays from 4 to 8 p.m.,
admission is free. Admission is $7.50 for adults, $5 for students and
seniors, $3 for children. For more information, call (323) 667-2000, ext.
Barnes & Noble, 245 N. Glendale Ave., will hold an evening of poetic
expressions at 8 p.m., as local poets recite their original poetry. For
more information, call 246-4677.
Join The Smoky Hollow Carvers for a free woodcarving class from 9 to
11:30 a.m. at Crescenta Valley Park, at the corner of Dunsmore and
The Wellness Works Community Health Center will hold a meditation
class in the Tibetan Bon tradition, with a focus on life, from 10 a.m. to
1 p.m. at 540 W. Broadway. The instructor will be Nyima Dakpa Rinpoche.
There is a $50 to $60 fee and the proceeds will benefit Bon Children’s
Home in India. For reservations, call 247-2062.
The Alex Theatre presents the 1939 family classic “Wizard of Oz” at 10
a.m. The movie stars Judy Garland as Dorothy Gale from Kansas. General
admission is $7.50, and $5 for children. Tickets may be purchased at the
box office, 216 N. Brand Blvd., or by calling 243-2539.
The Brand Library Art Galleries, 1601 W. Mountain St., will hold an
opening reception from 5 to 7 p.m. for artists Gretchen Gates and Joseph
Corso. The art exhibit “Windows and Doors” will be on display through
March 1. For more information, call 548-2051.
Keyboardist Scott Hartley will perform at 8 p.m. at Barnes & Noble
Booksellers, 245 N. Glendale Ave. He will perform from his CDs, “Forest
Light” and “Ancestral Crossing.” It’s free and open to the public. For
more information, call 246-0630.
A Nose Within, 234 S. Brand Blvd., presents Noel Coward’s “Hay Fever.”
The play will run through Sunday with performances at 2 and 8 p.m., 2 and
7 p.m. Sunday, and at 8 p.m. Wednesday through Friday. Tickets range from
$22 to $38. For more information, call 240-0910.
The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra will appear at 8 p.m. at The Alex
Theatre, 216 N. Brand Blvd. Jeffrey Kahane and Robert Levin will play
Mozart’s Concerto No. 10 for two pianos. Also in the program will be
Vivaldi’s Concerto in C for two trumpets and strings and Vasks’
“Cantabile for Strings.” Tickets range from $13 to $55 and are available
at the box office or by calling (213) 622-7001, ext. 215.
Glendale Greens will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Goode House, 117 N.
Cedar St. They will discuss tenant rights and municipal solar power. For
more information, call 242-4320.
The Writers & Authors Group meets at 9:30 a.m. at Barnes & Noble, 245
N. Glendale Ave. Bring your novel, memoir, screenplay and support to meet
with others who share your passion. It’s free. For more information, call
Executive Toastmasters Breakfast Club meets from 6:50 to 8:30 a.m.
every Monday at the Glendale YWCA, 735 E. Lexington Drive. Learn to
become a more effective communicator and leader by speaking and working
with peers in a warm and supportive environment. For more information,
call 508-6171 or 957-4383.
Glendale Community College is offering a variety of free Lifelong
Learning Seminars, during the six-week winter session. Some classes meet
at the main campus, others are at various locations in the community. For
information, call 243-5196.
Glendale Republican Women Federated will hold a workshop at 11 a.m. at
the Glendale YWCA, 735 E. Lexington Drive. The guest speaker will be Char
Faber who will talk on her experiences living in Saudi, Arabia. Lunch is
$12. For reservations and information, call 243-4159 or 247-1113.
The Glendale Homeowners Coordinating Council will hold its fifth
annual installation dinner at 6:30 p.m. at Karoun Restaurant, 1240 S.
Glendale Ave. There will be a guest speaker, and the presentation of the
“Annual Glennie Award” will be given. The cost is $25. For reservations,
call (323) 256-5660.
Once Upon a Time owner Jane Humphrey will conduct a journal-making
workshop at 6:45 p.m. at the bookstore, 2284 Honolulu Ave., Montrose.
Several journal techniques will be discussed and taught for making your
own journal. The fee is $15. To register, call 248-9668.
Qigong (chi kung) is from 6:30 to 7:15 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at
Nibley Park, 1103 E. Mountain Ave. The self-healing exercise is practiced
daily by people for health, longevity, creativity and mental clarity. The
charge is $5 per class. For more information, call 507-4807.
Glendale Memorial’s Cardiac Fitness Center offers big band exercise
classes from 8 to 9 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays on the second floor of
the Glendale Heart Center, 1420 S. Central Ave. The class is available to
anyone in the community who wants to get fit to the sounds of Glenn
Miller, ‘50s rock ‘n’ roll and other contemporary music. The class
consists of aerobic dance, resistance band strengthening and stretching
and flexibility exercise. The fee is $24 for eight sessions or $40 for 16
session. The first class is free. For more information, call 502-2303.
Glendale One Toastmasters will meet at 7 p.m. every Tuesday at
Shaker’s Inn Restaurant, 801 N. Central Ave. The club is for both men and
women. For more information, call (866) 862-7862.
The Barbershop Quartet Singers meet at 7:30 p.m. at the La Crescenta
Women’s Club, 4004 La Crescenta Ave. For more information, call 249-6766.
The Jewel City Camera Club will meet at 8 p.m. in Carlson Fellowship
Hall at the First United Methodist Church, 130 N. Kenwood St. This
meeting is club participation. Bring 25 to 30 slides.
The Los Angeles Breakfast Club will host a buffet at 7 a.m. at 3201
Riverside Drive, Los Angeles. The club raises funds for charities in
Glendale and other areas in Los Angeles County. For more information,
“Exploring Spirituality” is a free support group for adults 50 or
older from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. every Wednesday at the Glendale Adult
Recreation Center, 201 E. Colorado St. For more information and
reservations, call 953-4487.
Glendale Memorial’s 50-Plus Department will hold a “Coffee,
Conversation and Current Events” meeting from 10:30 a.m. to noon every
Wednesday, at the Senior Center, 1330 Glendale Ave. It will be
facilitated by two senior peer counselors, and will give you the
opportunity to meet new friends and talk about current events.
Refreshments will be served. For more information, call 502-2396.
The West Glendale Gateway Kiwanis meet from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Glendale YWCA, 735 E. Lexington Drive. For more information, call
507-6210 or 548-7976.
The Glendale Central Library presents stories and crafts for children
6 and older from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Children’s Room, 222 E. Harvard
St. For more information, call 548-2035.
Glendale Presbyterian Church will begin the winter schedule for “Alpha
Program,” from 6:45 to 9:45 p.m. at 1332 Justin Ave. This is a 10-week
practical introduction to the Christian faith. For more information, call
The Alex Theatre presents the Smuin Ballets/SF at 8 p.m. with “Dancin’
With Gershwin.” This ballet will highlight Al Jolson’s “Swanee,” and Fred
Astair’s “Fascinating Rhythm,” Peter Gabriel’s lyrical “Summertime,” and
more. Tickets range from $20 to $35 and are available at the box office,
216 N. Brand Blvd., or by calling, 243-2539.
The Glendale Centre Theatre, 324 N. Orange St., presents “Never Too
Late” through Feb. 9. Performances are at 8 p.m. Wednesdays through
Saturdays, and at 3 p.m. Thursdays and Saturdays. Tickets range from $16
to $13. For more information, call 244-8481.
The Glendale Central Library invites children 3 to 5 to nursery tales
and crafts from 10:30 to 11 a.m. every Thursday through Feb. 28. The
library is at 222 E. Harvard St. For more information, call 548-2035.
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