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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.


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,

call 249-6766.



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.


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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