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TODAY GLENDALE Brand Art and Music...



Brand Art and Music Library will hold its annual book sale from

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 1601 W. Mountain St. The sale will include


art/music books, magazines, records, cassettes, compact discs,

slides, prints, books and magazines. Artists and craftspeople will

sell their original works in the Recital Hall. All proceeds will

benefit the library and its programs. For more information, call



Kids can come dressed as “Junie B., First Grader Boss of Lunch”

at 11 a.m. at Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 245 N. Glendale Ave. For

more information, call 246-4677.

“An Animal Magic Show of Doom” with John Abrams will take place

from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Glendale Central Library, 222 E. Harvard St.

There will be wacky magic, comedy, music and exotic pets. For more

information, call 548-2035.



Artist Ron Dietel will display his art photographs through July

31 at the La Canada Flintridge Library, 4545 Oak- wood Ave. The hours

are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Thursday and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. For more

information, call 790-3330.

The Pasadena Pops Orchestra presents " From Beethoven to the

Beatles and Bach Again” at 7:30 p.m. at Descanso Gardens, 1418


Descanso Drive, La Canada Flintridge. Guest artist will be Chris

Brubeck, the son of Dave Brubeck. The gates open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets

range from $17 to $59. For more information, call (626) 792-7677.


Crescenta Valley High School music students will sell Krispy

Kreme doughnuts from 7 to 9 a.m. at Dominick’s, 2948 Foothill

Blvd., and Chor’s Restaurant, 7822 Foothill Blvd.



The Glendale Community College monthly swap meet/flea market will

be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the college’s upper parking lot, located

at the corner of Mountain Street and the Glendale (2) Freeway.

Admission is free; dealer spaces are available for $35. For more

information, call 240-1000, ext. 5805.

The Writers & Authors Group meets at 9:30 a.m. Sundays at Barnes &

Noble Booksellers, 245 N. Glendale Ave. Bring your novel, memoir,

screenplay and support. It’s free. For more information, call


The WellnessWorks Holistic Healing Center and Bookstore will host

a “Writing as a Way of Healing” group from 12:30 to 3 p.m. The group

meets on the first and third Sunday of the month. For more

information, call 247-5125.

Rehearsals begin for “100 Years of Broadway” will be from 1:30

to 3:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of the Glendale Seventh-day

Adventist Church, 610 E. California Ave. If you sing choral music

enjoy great show tunes, join the members of the church choir. The

performance will be at 4 p.m. July 28. For more information, call


Singer and songwriter J.C. Spires on the acoustic guitar and

Henry Franklin on the upright bass will perform from 5:30 to 8:30

p.m. Sundays through August at Clancy’s Crab Broiler, 219 N. Central

Ave. For more information, call 242-2722.

Glendale Greens will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Goode House, 113

N. Cedar St. For more information, call 242-4320.


The La Canada Community Band will perform at the “2002

Music-in-the-Park” concert series from 3 to 5 p.m. at Memorial Park,

1201 Foothill Blvd. The band will perform classical music and light

pop, including Sousa marches and Devorak concert pieces.

The Southern California Conservatory of Music presents “An Evening

of Music With Our Faculty and Friends” at 5:30 p.m. at 245 Berkshire

Ave. There is a $10 donation. For reservations, call 767-6554.



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. For more information, call

508-6171 or 957-4383.

The Glendale Community College Lifelong Learning Seminar program

for mature adults will hold an art history class from 2:30 to 4:30

p.m. in the Life Skills Building, 1500 N. Verdugo Road. The class

is free, and regis- tration takes place in the classroom. For more

information, call 243-5196.

Glendale Adventist Medical Center, in partnership with Beyond

Loss, a bereavement ministry, will offer daily support groups. The

“Adult Grief Support Group " will meet from 6 to 7 p.m. on the main

floor, at 1509 Wilson Terrace, and “Surviving the Suicide of Family

or Friend” will meet from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in Room 380. For more

information, call 409-8008.


Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) will meet at 6:30 p.m. for

weigh-in and 7 p.m. for a meeting in Chaffee Hall at the Church of

Religious Science, 4845 Dunsmore Ave. For more information, call




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 for health, longevity, and mental

clarity. The charge is $5 per class. For more information, call


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.

Glendale Memorial Hospital’s 50-Plus Department will hold a free

senior seminar from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on “Stretching Your Medicare

Dollars” at 1420 S. Central Ave. Learn how to maximize your Medicare

coverage. For reservations, call 502-2396.

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.

Glendale One Toastmasters will meet at 7 p.m. at Shaker’s Inn

Restaurant, 801 N. Central Ave. For more information, call (866)


A Spanish Adult Grief Support Group will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

and an English Adult Grief Support Group will be from 7 to 8 p.m.

Tuesdays through July 30 at the Glendale Adventist Medical Center,

1509 Wilson Terrace. Registration is mandatory. For more information,

call 409-8008.

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.


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


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