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.
LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE
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.
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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,
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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