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Forest Lawn Glendale presents “A Visit with Michelangelo and Leonardo Da Vinci” at 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. at Memorial Terrace, 1712 S. Glendale Ave., Glendale. Actors Pablo Marz and Carl Weintraub will portray Michelangelo and Da Vinci and discuss their personal and professional lives. The event will continue on Thursday. Admission is free. Reservations are required. For reservations, call (323) 340-4745.

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The Glendale-Crescenta Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross will offer an adult CPR class from 6 to 10:30 p.m. at Glendale Fire Station 21, 421 Oak St., Glendale. Pre-registration is required at least 24 hours in advance in person at the Glendale Chapter. The cost is $42. Call (818) 243-3121.

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The Glendale Education/Social Justice Advocates will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Pacific Park Library, 501 S. Pacific Ave., Glendale. The group will discuss how they can support the Glendale Unified School District in providing information about military recruiting, youth and other social issues. Three members of the Glendale Police Department will discuss youth and school issues and answer questions. Call (818) 248-4967.

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The Glendale Community College Theater Arts, Dance and Music Department presents the classical musical “Fiddler on the Roof” at 8 p.m. at 1500 N. Verdugo Road, Glendale. Tickets are $15, $12 for students and seniors and $8 for groups of 10 or more and children under 12. The show will continue on Friday, Saturday, March 13, 14 and 15. Matinees are at 2 p.m. on Sunday and March 16. Tickets for general seating and may be purchased at the door. Call (818) 240-1000, Ext. 5618.

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The Glendale-Crescenta Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross will offer a super adult CPR event from 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. at 1501 S. Brand Blvd., Glendale The cost is $10 pre-registration in person or by phone at (818) 243-3121. The cost on the day of the event is $15.

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The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation will present a tai chi class from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturdays and Sundays at Crescenta Valley Park, 3901 Dunsmore Ave., La Crescenta. The class is open to all ages. The cost is $30 per month. For more information, call (818) 249-5940.

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Rabbi Miriyam Glazer will lead a program called “Celebrating the Food Traditions and the Spirit of Passover” from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Temple Sinai, 1212 N. Pacific Ave., Glendale. Admission is free. Call (818) 246-8101.

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The AARP West Glendale Chapter 1886 will meet at 1 p.m. at the Carlson Fellowship Center at the First United Methodist Church, 134 N. Kenwood St., Glendale. Entertainment and refreshments will be provided. For more information, call (818) 243-2618.

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Poet and educator Gregory Djanikian will read from his latest book of poetry, “So I Will Till the Ground,” at 7 p.m. at the Glendale Central Library, 222 E. Harvard St., Glendale. The book deals with aspects of Armenian history and family life, the genocide of 1915, the ensuing diaspora and the emigration of the author and his family from Egypt to the United States. The event is sponsored by the Friends of the Public Library. Admission is free. For more information, call (818) 548-2042.

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The Glendale Religious Leaders Assn. will meet at noon at the First United Methodist Church, 134 N. Kenwood St., Glendale. There will be a community resource fair featuring church-sponsored programs that service the community. Call Al Garcilazo at (818) 409-8008.

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Cupid.com/PreDating will have a speed dating event at 7:30 p.m. at Damon's Restaurant, 317 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale. All singles ages 39 to 49 are invited. The cost is $35. Register at www.cupid.com/predating. Call (877) 477-3328, Ext. 804.

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The Crescenta Valley Chamber of Commerce Mixer Pre-Smart-a-Thon will be from 6 to 8 p.m. at Bob Smith Toyota, 3322 Foothill Blvd., La Crescenta. The cost is $5 for members and $7 for non-members. Call (818) 248-4957.

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The 45th annual Glendale Mayor's Prayer Breakfast will feature Ann Meyers Drysdale, widow of former Dodger and Hall of Fame pitcher Don Drysdale, at the Hilton Glendale. Doors open at 6 a.m. with breakfast at 6:30 a.m. and program at 7 a.m. Ann Meyers Drysdale earned a silver medal as part of the first women's Olympic basketball team in 1976 representing the United States and played in the Pan America and World Championship games. She is general manager of the WNBA Phoenix Mercury and vice president of the NBA Phoenix Suns. Tickets are $18 and reservations can be made by calling (818) 248-7109.


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