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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

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through Saturday and by appointment through Feb. 9. For more information,

call 541-9952.

TODAY

The Glendale Certified Farmers Market is from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

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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

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Alex Leon on “Past, Present and Future.” The cost is $12. For

information, 242-9799.

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

766-8700.

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

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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

(323) 662-5564.

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

246-4677.

FRIDAY

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,

997-6496.

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.

329.

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.

SATURDAY

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

Honolulu avenues.

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.

SUNDAY

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

246-4677.

MONDAY

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.

TUESDAY

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.

WEDNESDAY

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,

call 507-6531.

“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

956-8117.

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.

JAN. 31

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.

To list an event, send complete information, including any available

photos, to Around Town, c/o Glendale News-Press, P.O. Box 991, Glendale,

CA 91209, or fax to 241-1975, or by phone at 637-3205.


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