Executive Toastmasters Breakfast Club meets from 6:50 to 8:30
a.m. 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’s Adult Community Training Center has
openings in its job-search classes from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday at 1122 E. Garfield Ave. Learn how to write a
professional resume, fill out an employment application and more. For
more information, call 242-4350, ext. 5690.
Summer classes are now offered at Glendale College’s Community
Services Education Program. Classes are offered in arts and crafts,
business education, cooking, computers and more. For more
information, call 548-0864, ext. 5015 or 5016.
The American Assn. of Retired Persons will meet at 1 p.m. in
Carlson Fellowship Hall at the First Untied Methodist Church, 134 N.
Kenwood St. The speaker will be Bill Topham on “New York to Bermuda.”
All seniors are welcome. For more information, call 243-8287.
The Sparr Heights Business District Assn. will meet from 5:30 to
6:30 p.m. at Sparr Heights Senior Center, 1613 Glencoe Way. For more
information, call 249-8237.
Enjoy singing? The Verdugo Hills Women’s Chorus meets at 9:30
a.m. at the La Crescenta Presbyterian Church, 2902 Montrose Ave.
There are no tryouts. All ages are accepted. For more information,
call 790-7379 or 353-8972.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) meet at 6:30 p.m. for weigh-in
and at 7 p.m. for the meeting, every Monday in Chaffee Hall, at the
Church of Religious Science, 4845 Dunsmore Ave. For more
information, call 248-0989.
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 who wants to get fit to the sounds of
Glenn Miller, ‘50s rock ‘n’ roll and 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 sessions. The first class is free. For more
information, call 502-2303.
The “Art of the Charreria: A Mexican Tradition,” is on display
through Sept. 29 at The Autry Museum of Western Heritage, 4700
Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles. The exhibit celebrates the art,
family tradition, passion, and culture of Mexico’s national sport and
its enduring legacy in the United States. The museum is open from 10
a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Admission is $7.50, $5 for
seniors and students and $3 for children 12 and younger. For more
information, call (323) 667-2000, ext. 329.
A free afternoon film program is at 2 p.m. in the auditorium at
the Glendale Central Library, 222 E. Harvard St. For more
information, call 548-2020.
The American Red Cross will hold an orientation meeting for new
volunteers from 6 to 8 p.m. at 1501 S. Brand Blvd. Learn the many
ways you can help. To register, call 503-2095.
The Jewel City Camera Club will hold an Installation Banquet at
6:30 p.m. in Carlson Fellowship Hall at the First United Methodist
Church, 130 N. Kenwood St. Bring a salad, hot dish, or dessert.
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Artist Vicki D. Thomas will exhibits her watercolors “Reflections
Of Nature,” at Descanso Gardens Gallery, 1418 Descanso Drive, La
Canada Flintridge, through July 4. Artist Anne Sears will display
stoneware and porcelain vessels, and a new series of vases with tree
designs. Gallery hours are form 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. For more
information, call 949-4200.
The Crescenta Valley Chapter of Ali Lassen’s Leads Club meets at
7:15 a.m. at the Dish, 734 Foothill Blvd., La Canada Flintridge.
Learn how to expand your business. For more information, call
Canasta, anyone? If you enjoy the game or would like to learn,
join the canasta players at 2 p.m. in the Community Room at CalFed
Bank, 2350 Honolulu Ave., Montrose. There is a $2 fee. For more
information, call 769-7707.
The Crescenta Valley Rotary Club meets from 7 to 9 p.m. at the
Grand View Palace Restaurant, 2650 Foothill Blvd. For more
information, call 249-2016.
The Barbershop Quartet Singers meet at 7:30 p.m. at the La
Crescenta Women’s Club, 4004 La Crescenta Ave. For more information,
Glendale Adventist Medical Center offers free blood-pressure
screenings 24 hours a day, seven days a week in the Emergency
Department, 1509 Wilson Terrace. For more information, call 409-8100.
The Los Angeles Breakfast Club will host a buffet at 7 a.m. at
3201 Riverside Drive, Los Angeles. The guest speaker will be Joseph
Lathan speaking on ~Serving our U.S. Veterans.” The club raises
funds for charities in Glendale and other areas in Los Angeles
County. For more information, call 507-6531.
The Moms Club of Glendale West will meet at 10 a.m. at the Mayors
Bicentennial Park, 1787 Loma Vista St. Meet other moms who share your
interests and concerns. Club activities include service projects,
age-appropriate playgroups, field trips and Mom’s time out. Annual
membership is $25. For more information, call 623-7225.
Altrusa International of Glendale will meet at noon at Shakers
Restaurant, 801 N. Central Ave. The speaker will be Mary Mijach of
the Glendale Police Department. For more information, call 248-1343.
The West Glendale Gateway Kiwanis Club will meet from noon to 1:30
p.m. in the Regency Room at the Glendale YWCA, 735 E. Lexington
Drive. For more information, call 507-6210.
The Downtown Glendale Merchants Assn. will hold a membership
meeting at 2:30 p.m. at Giggles, 215 N. Brand Blvd. For more
information, call 427-2219.
A Young Writers Group will meet at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 245
N. Glendale Ave. For more information, call 246-4677.
Glendale Adult Recreation Center will have a legal representative
from Bet Tzedek (The House of Justice) as part of a free legal
assistance for needy seniors. Call 548-3775.
Celebrate Life and Strength from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Anniversary Garden at Glendale Adventist Medical Center, 1509 Wilson
Terrace. Those diagnosed with cancer or those who have experienced
cancer through family or friends are invited. The picnic will include
song, prayer and sharing of inspirational messages. The event is
free. For reservations, call 409-8100.
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The Kiwanis Club of La Canada meets at 11:30 a.m. in Van de Kamp
Hall at Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive. For lunch
reservations, call 790-4530.
The Crescenta Valley Chapter of Business Networking International
meets at 7 a.m. at the La Canada Flintridge Country Club, 5500 Godbey
Drive. For more information, call 352-8833.
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 Thursdays at Brandview
Collection Restaurant, 109 E. Harvard St. For more information, call
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.
Charles E. Borman’s Village Square Art Gallery will display the
“Retrospective Exhibit” by Al Porter and “A Personal Vision” by Carol
Sils through June 22 at 2418 Honolulu Ave., Montrose. Gallery hours
are from 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and by appointment.
For more information, call 541-9952.
TD Waterhouse will hold a free seminar from 3 to 4 p.m. at 400 N.
Brand Blvd. The seminar will be on the “Introduction to Investing.”
To reserve your seat call, (800) 934-4448.
The Border Girls, Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger will visit
from 6 to 8 p.m. at Whole Foods Market, 826 N. Glendale Ave. They
are world travelers and can offer answers and explain how to create
food from around the globe. For more information, call 501-8484, ext.
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