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TODAY

GLENDALE

The Five O'Clock High Glendale Running Club will meet at 5 a.m.

for early-morning cardio. All levels are welcome. For location and

more information, call 335-3182.

The city of Glendale's Community Development Block Grant Advisory

Committee will meet from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Verdugo Jobs

Center, 1255 S. Central Ave. Public comment is invited at 12:20 p.m.

and 5:10 p.m. The committee will consider proposals from city

departments and community agencies for social service programs that

benefit low- and moderate- income Glendale residents.

Glendale Memorial Hospital presents the Stanford Chronic Disease

Program from 9 a.m. until noon every Wednesday through March 10 at

1420 S. Central Ave. For reservations and more information, call

502-2396.

First Lutheran Elementary School will have an open house from 9

a.m. to noon at 1001 S. Glenoaks Blvd. For more information, call

848-3076.

Montrose-Crescenta Library presents a story time for children 18

months to 5 from 10:30 to 11 a.m. weekly at the library, 2465

Honolulu Ave., Montrose. The event will feature stories, songs and

crafts. For more information, call 548-2048.

The Foothill Service Club for the Blind meets from 10 a.m. to 1

p.m. weekly at 117 E. Los Feliz Road. The organization is spon- sored

by the Eagle Rock, Glendale Host, Griffith Park and Northwest

Glendale lions clubs. For more information, call 242-3551.

MOMS Club of Glendale West meets at 10 a.m. at the Red Cross

building, 1501 S. Brand Blvd. Club activities include service

projects, age appropriate play groups, field trips and moms' time

out. Annual membership is $30. For more information, call 623-7225.

The West Glendale Kiwanis Club meets at noon Wednesdays at the

Glendale Masonic Lodge, 244 N. Maryland Ave. Tom Burroughs will

speak about television productions. Lunch is $13. For more

information, call 507-6210.

The American Red Cross presents an Adult CPR/AED class from 6 to

10:30 p.m. at Glendale Fire Station 21, 421 Oak St. Admission is $30.

For more information, call 243-3121.

Montrose-Verdugo City Chamber of Commerce presents the first

mixer of 2004 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Mountview Retirement Home,

2640 Honolulu Ave., Montrose. For more information, call 249-7171.

Chevy Chase Branch Library will present a new critique group at 6

p.m. the first and third Wednesday of every month at 3301 E. Chevy

Chase Drive. Glendale residents are invited to participate with

author Carolyn Howard-Johnson for writing support. All levels and

genres are welcome. For more information, call 790-0502.

Glendale Adventist Medical Center will offer "Bullying Prevention

and Intervention: Saving Our Children's Lives" at 7 p.m. at 1509

Wilson Terrace. For more information, call 507-0427.

Central Library presents "Snacktime Reader" at 7 p.m. at 222 E.

Harvard St. Readers in grades four through eight and their parents

will meet for a book discussion. For more information, call 548-2020.

The Jewel City Knitters Guild meets from 7 to 9 p.m. the first

Wednesday of the month in the Citibank Community Room, 2350 Honolulu

Ave. For more information, call 248-7686

Duplicate bridge games are at 7:15 p.m. weekly at the Regency

Bridge Club, 303 W. Glenoaks Blvd. Card games and refresh- ments are

$6; first-timers play for free. For reservations and more

information, call 500-8669.

The Glendale Centre Theatre presents "The Odd Couple" at 8 p.m.

Wednesdays through Fridays and 3 and 8 p.m. Saturdays through Feb. 7

at 324 N. Orange St. Ticket prices range from $15 to $18. For more

information, call 244-8481.

Jax Bar and Grill presents Harold Bennett from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

at 339 N. Brand Blvd. Admission is free. For more information, call

500-1604.

Free career and job placement is available at the Verdugo Jobs

Center, 1255 S. Central Ave. Free workshops on resume writing,

interview skills, computers, library and more are available. For an

appointment, call 409-0476, ext. 7331 or 7308.

A legal representative of Bet Tzedek provides free legal

assistance for economically needy seniors by appointment only at the

Glendale Adult Recreation Center, 201 E. Colorado St. For more

information, call (323) 939-0506.

LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE

The Kiwanis Club of La Canada Noon meets at noon weekly at

Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive. The event features lunch and

a program. For more information and reservations, call 248-6556.

THURSDAY

GLENDALE

Qigong (chi kung) classes meet from 6:30 to 7:15 a.m. weekly at

Nibley Park, 1103 E. Mountain Ave. The cost is $5 per class. For more

information, call 507-4807.

Adams Square Merchants Assn. meets from 9 to 10:30 a.m. the

second Thursday of each month at Crysti Cleaners, 1124 Adams St. For

more information, call 247-2909.

Los Angeles County SCORE Chapter 9 presents a "Creative Sales Thru

Marketing!" seminar from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at 330 N. Brand Blvd.,

Suite 190. Admission is $20. For more information, call 552-3205.

The Glendale Certified Farmers' Market is from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30

p.m. weekly on Brand Boulevard between Broadway and Wilson Avenue.

Casa Verdugo Library presents preschool story hour, a family event

featuring songs, stories and finger plays, from 10:30 to 11 a.m.

weekly at the library, 1151 N. Brand Blvd. For more information,

call 548-2047.

The Rotary Club of Glendale meets at noon weekly at Brandview

Collection, 109 E. Harvard St. Glendale Police Lt. Gary Montecuollo

is the guest speaker. For more information, call 248-1343.

Duplicate bridge games are at 12:15 p.m. weekly at the Regency

Bridge Club, 303 W. Glenoaks Blvd. Card games and refresh- ments are

$6; first-timers play for free. For reservations and more

information, call 500-8669.

The Village Square Gallery presents "Mixed Media," an exhibition

of works by artist Michael Hankin, from 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Friday

and Saturday, or by appointment, at 2418 Honolulu Ave., Suite C,

Montrose. For more information, call 541-9952.

Library Grandparents read stories to children of all ages from 3

to 4:30 p.m. weekly at Glendale Central Library, 222 E. Harvard St.

For more information, call 548-2035.

The Bill of Rights Defense Committee, Glendale/Montrose/ La

Crescenta/Verdugo City will meet from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at the Pacific

Park Library conference room, 501 S. Pacific Ave. For more

information, call 242-4320.

The American Red Cross will have a new volunteer orientation

meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. the third Thursday of the month through

June, at 1501 S. Brand Blvd. Registration is recommended. For more

information, call 243-3121.

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance meets from 6 to 8 p.m.

weekly in Psychiatric Institute 1 classroom at the Glendale Adventist

Medical Center, 1509 Wilson Terrace. For more information, call

(323) 662-5564.

The Glendale Civic Auditorium presents Armenian-Greek Folk Dance

from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at 1401 N. Verdugo Road. Admission is $20. For

more information, call 548-2147.

Barnes & Noble Booksellers presents Pajama Pals at 7 p.m. weekly

at 245 N. Glendale Ave. Families and children of all ages are invited

to come in pajamas and slippers to read stories. Admission is free.

For more information, call 246-3277.

Jax Bar and Grill presents Jack Sheldon from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at

339 N. Brand Blvd. For more information, call 500-1604.

LA CRESCENTA

The fourth annual Foothills Relay For Life will have a kickoff

rally at 6:30 p.m. at Shakey's Pizza, 3463 Foothill Blvd. The event

will feature free food and is open to the public. For more

information, call 957-4453.

LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE

The Kiwanis Club of La Canada A.M. meets at 7:30 a.m. weekly at

The Church of the Lighted Window, 1200 Foothill Blvd. For more

information, call 249-8411.

FRIDAY

GLENDALE

Take Off Pounds Sensibly meets at 9:15 a.m. weekly for a

weigh-in and 10 a.m. for a meeting at the First Lutheran Church, 1300

E. Colorado St. For more information, call (800) 932-8677.

The English Conversation group meets from 9:30 to 11 a.m. every

Friday at the First Lutheran Church library, 1300 E. Colorado St. For

more information, call 240-9000.

Grandview Library presents preschool story hour for children 3 to

5 and their parents at 10:15 a.m. weekly at the library, 1535 5th

St. For more information, call 548-2049.

Glendale Memorial Hospital presents free "Blood Pressure

Screening" at 10:30 a.m. in the Rehab Conference Room at 1420 S.

Central Ave. For more information, cal (800) 639-4325.

The Kiwanis Club of Glendale will meet at noon at the Elks Club,

120 E. Colorado Blvd. Lunch is $10. For more information, call

242-1231.

The Glendale Adult Recreation Center offers ballroom dancing from

1:30 to 4 p.m. weekly at 201 E. Colorado St. For more information,

call 241-6140.

The Kiwanis Club of Glendale meets at noon weekly at the Elks

Club, 120 E. Colorado Blvd. Lunch is $10. For more information, call

242-1231.

The Glendale Peace Vigil Film Forum presents "Uncovered: The Whole

Truth About The Iraq War" at 7 p.m. at Central Library, 222 E.

Harvard St. For more information, call 662-0412.

The Glendale Peace Vigil meets to discuss current events from 5

to 7 p.m. weekly at the corner of Broadway and Brand Boulevard. For

more information, call 242-4320.

Whites Gallery presents "A Road Less Traveled," an exhibition of

oil paintings by Kendra Page, through Saturday at 2414 Honolulu Ave, Montrose. The gallery is open from 1 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays; 9 a.m. to 5

p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays; 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Fridays; and 9 a.m.

to 5 p.m. Saturdays. Admission is free. For more information, call

957-4071.

The Verdugo Hills Art Assn. will meet at 7:30 p.m. in the

community room at the Citibank, 2350 Honolulu Ave., Montrose. The

guest artist will be Thomas Van Stein. This event is open to the

public with a $3 donation. For more information, call 548-7708.

Emotions Anonymous, a self-help program based on the 12 Steps,

meets at 7:30 p.m. weekly in the boardroom at Glendale Memorial

Hospital, 1420 S. Central Ave. For more information, call 840-8395.

The Action/Reaction Theater Company presents "The Vinegar Tree" at

8 p.m. tonight and Saturday and 7 p.m. Sunday at 1728 Canada Blvd.

Admission to the opening gala is $40. Tickets are $15 for the play, $10 for seniors and students. For more information, call 786-1045.

The Glendale Civic Auditorium presents "Meet Torchizy Featuring:

Harut Pambukchian and Razmik Mansourian" from 7:30 to 11 p.m. at 1401

N. Verdugo Road. Admission is $4. For more information, call

548-2147.

Brand Library and Art Center presents Spanish classical guitarist

Jose Manuel Dapena at 8 p.m. at 1601 W. Mountain St. For more

information, call 548-2051.

Jax Bar and Grill presents the Banda Brothers from 9 p.m. to 1:30

a.m. at 339 N. Brand Blvd. For more information, call 500-1604.

LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE

The Don Jose Verdugo Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution

will meet at 10:45 a.m. at the Emerson home, 822 Salisbury Road, La

Canada Flintridge. For more information, call 241-9665.

Stephanie's Art Gallery presents 30 original works from artist

Ruben Abovian from 7 to 10 p.m. and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and

Sunday through May. The gallery is at 466-C Foothill Blvd., La Canada

Flint- ridge. For more information, call 790-4905.

Descanso Gardens presents exhibits by three artists from 10 a.m.

to 4 p.m. daily through Thursday, in the Boddy House Art Gallery at

Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive. For more information, call

949-4200.

SATURDAY

GLENDALE

The Alameda Writers Group presents literary manager Chuck Bowman

from 7 to 9:45 a.m. at Glendale Central Library, 222 E. Harvard St.

For more information, call (866) 510-6564.

A tai chi beginners class begins at 8:30 a.m. weekly at the First

Congregational Church of Glendale, 2001 Canada Blvd. The cost is $4.

For more information, call 243-2109.

The American Red Cross presents a first aid basics class from 9

a.m. to 1 p.m. at the chapter headquarters, 1501 S. Brand Blvd.

Admission is $30. For more information, call 243-3121.

The American Red Cross presents an infant and child CPR class from

9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the chapter headquarters, 1501 S. Brand Blvd.

Admission is $30. For more information, call 243-3121.

First Lutheran Elementary School will offer an open house from 9

a.m. to noon at 1001 S. Glenoaks Blvd. For more information, call

848-3076.

Los Angeles County SCORE Chapter 9 presents a "Power Of

Franchising" seminar from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at 330 N. Brand Blvd.,

Suite 190. Admission is $20. For more information, call 552-3205.

The Museum of American West presents the "Masters of the American

West" fine art exhibition and sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 4700

Western Heritage Way, Griffith Park. Admission is $7.50; $5 for

students and seniors; and $3 for children. For more information, call

(323) 676-2000.

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