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Toastmasters, Division C, areas 9 and 10 will hold a “Humorous

and Table Topics Contest” from 9 a.m. to noon at the Glendale YWCA,


735 E. Lexington Drive. The cost is $7 and includes a continental

breakfast. For more information, call (213) 312-5261.

Artist Caroline Putnam, whose works have been on display

throughout the United States, will go on exhibit at Forest Lawn


Museum, 1712 S. Glendale Ave. The exhibit, “Lifescapes and

Dreamscapes: The Vision of Caroline Putnam,” will run through Nov.

17. Museum hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. For more

information, call (800) 204-3131, ext. 4781.

“Pinocchio” will be presented at 11 a.m. through Nov. 16 at the

Glendale Centre Theatre, 324 Orange St. Tickets range from $8 to $10.

For more information, call 244-8481.

The Foothill Dianetics Center will hold a free seminar on “The


Key to a Happy Relationship,” from 1 to 3 p.m. at 2254 Honolulu

Ave., Montrose. For reservations, call 957-1500.

The Women’s Committee of the Glendale Symphony Orchestra Assn.

will hold a “Stampede” fund-raiser at 6 p.m. at 1823 Foothill

Blvd., La Canada Flintridge. Wear your Western attire, enjoy a

barbecue dinner and dance to the music of Tony Sardo and his band.

Tickets are $40, and proceeds will benefit the Women’s Committee’s

philanthropic projects. For information, call 242-8735.


Glendale Central Library invites children 4 and older to “All

Washed Up” from 2 to 3 p.m. at 222 E. Harvard St. Enjoy soapy

stories and crafts. For more information, call 548-2035.

Auditions will be at 5 p.m. at the Glendale Galleria, 2148

Glendale Galleria for children 8 to early teens to dance in Moscow

Ballet productions of “The Great Russian Nutcracker.” Roles are

available for all levels of dance. Bring tights, leotards, ballet

slippers and point shoes. For more information, call (413) 499-1733.


Children’s storytime will be from 10 to 11 a.m. at Penelope’s,

1029 Foothill Blvd. For more information, call 790-4386.

Artists Dean Swartz, Candice Woo, and Rachel Flanagan will be

exhibiting their works at Penelope’s, 1029 Foothill Blvd., through

Oct. 28. Hours are from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 7

a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday. For more

information, call 790-4386.

The ninth annual “Helping Hands Concert” will be at 6 p.m. at the

La Canada United Methodist Church, 104 Berkshire Place. Performing

are Joanie Bartels, Glen Clark, and the Jack Lantz Big Band. Proceeds

will benefit Union Station, Friends in Deed, and Young and Healthy.

Tickets are $7.50, $5 for seniors and $3 for children. Picnic

facilities and food will be available after 5 p.m. For more

information, call 790-3605.

The La Canada Kiwanis Club Travelogue presents “China -- the 21

Century” at 7:10 p.m. in the Flintridge Preparatory School, 4543

Crown Ave. For more information, call 790-2429.


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 La Crescenta Valley Republican Women Federated and the

Foothills Republican Club will hold an open house from 10 a.m. to 4

p.m. at 2512 Foothill Blvd. There will be a drawing and refreshments.

For more information, call 790-3844.



Pastor Ken Simon will speak about how to overcome loneliness at 9

and 10:30 a.m. at the First Lutheran Church, 1300 E. Colorado St. For

more information, call 240-9000.

The Nor Serount Cultural Assn. and S.D. Hunchakian Gaidz Youth

Organization will hold the Armenian Independence Day Festival from 11

a.m. to 6 p.m. at Verdugo Park, 1621 Canada Blvd. Admission is free.

For more information, call 281-6296.

A gala benefit for the VNA Care/Home Health and Hospice of

Glendale presents “The Singing Rage, Miss Patti Page” at 7 p.m. at

The Alex Theatre, 216 N. Brand Blvd. Tickets range from $25 to $45.

For more information, call 243-2539.



Executive Toastmasters Breakfast Club meets from 6:50 to 8:30 a.m.

at the Glendale YWCA, 735 E. Lexington Drive. For more information,

call 957-4383.

The Verdugo Hills Toastmasters meet at 7 p.m. at Verdugo Hills

Hospital, 1812 Verdugo Blvd. Have fun and learn to speak in public

with skill and confidence. For more information, call 248-1688.


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

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

Religious Science, 4845 Duns- more 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. For more information, call


Update your skills in a business communications class from 8 a.m.

to noon Tuesday and Thursday and 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday

and Friday, at the Glendale Community College Adult Community

Training Center, 1122 E. Garfield Ave. Classes are open entry and

exit, with no tuition. For more information, call 243-3184, ext.


The Glendale Square Dance Club holds a square and round dance at

7 p.m. at the Glendale YWCA, 735 E. Lexington Drive. The cost is $5

per person. For more information, call 846-4173.

Glendale One Toastmasters meet at 7 p.m. at Shaker’s Inn, 801 N.

Central Ave. For more information, call (866) 862-7862.

A free slide presentation from author Mary Heussenstamm will be at

7:30 p.m. at Once Upon a Time, 2284 Honolulu Ave., Montrose. She is

author of “Watercolor Portraits Painted on the Streets of L.A.” She

will sign her books after the presentation. For reservations, call


The Jewel City Camera Club meets at 8 p.m. in Carlson Fellowship

Hall at the First United Methodist Church, 130 N. Ken- wood St. The

speaker will be Warren McClain, a retired minister, on “Medieval

English Cathedrals.”


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


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.



The Los Angeles Breakfast Club meets at 7 a.m. at 3201 Riverside

Drive. The club raises funds for charities in Glendale and other

areas in Los Angeles County. For more information, call 507-6531.

The West Glendale Gateway Kiwanis will meet from noon to 1:30 p.m.

at the Glendale YWCA, 735 E. Lexington Drive. The speaker will be

Mark Lau Branson from Fuller Theological Seminary. For more

information, call 507-6210.

A needle-point trunk show of Halloween and Christmas designs can

be seen at Needle in a Haystack, 2262 Honolulu Ave., Montrose,

through Sept. 28. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through

Friday and 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call


Pastor Ken Simon will conduct a series of parenting classes

beginning with supper from 6:15 to 6:45 p.m. at the First Lutheran

Church, 1300 E. Colorado St. The class will be at 7 p.m. Child care

is available. For more information, or to register, call 240-9000 or

(323) 245-4000.

The Glendale Presbyterian Church will begin the fall schedule for

the “Alpha Program” from 6:45 to 9:45 p.m. at 1332 Justin Ave. The

program is an introduction to the Christian faith. The program will

be weekly until Dec. 4. For more information, call 956-8117.

“Choosing Books for Your Preschool Children” is an informational

program from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Glendale Central Library, 222 E.

Harvard St. The staff will share good ideas and tips for finding just

the right books for your family. For more information, call 548-2035.

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Glendale, CA 91209, or fax to 241-1975, or call 637-3205.