AROUND TOWN

Glendale Community College Annual Student Art Show continues in the Art Gallery in the Library Building of the campus, 1500 N. Verdugo Road, Glendale. Traditional and digital artwork created by advanced students and selected by faculty will be displayed. Drawings, paintings, prints, ceramics, sculpture, photography, graphic design, three-dimensional design, jewelry, video, animation and web design are all included in the exhibition. Admission is free. Hours are 1 to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. The show closes June 6. For more information, call (818) 240-1000, Ext. 5663 or visit www.glendale.edu/artgallery.

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The Investing in Real Estate Clubs will be meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Acapulco Restaurant, 722 N. Pacific Ave., Glendale. The topics will be on investor loans and new foreclosure market. The cost is $25 at the door and includes dinner. For more information, call 1-877-285-8669.

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Author Laurie Viera Rigler will be reading from her novel, “Confessions of a Jane Austen Addict,” at 7 p.m. at Glendale Central Library, 222 E. Harvard St., Glendale. Participants are invited to bring their favorite teacup and enjoy tea, scones and cookies along with the storyteller. Admission is free. The event is sponsored by the Friends of the Glendale Public Library. For more information, call (818) 548-2042.

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Assemblyman Paul Krekorian, whose district includes Glendale and Burbank, will be hosting a women's self-defense workshop from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Burbank YMCA, 321 E. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank. For more information, call (818) 240-6330.

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Glendale Adventist Medical Center presents a free lecture on surviving stroke from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 1509 Wilson Terrace, Glendale. A panel presentation by physicians and stroke survivors will address families, caregivers and stroke survivors. The doctors will talk about how to prevent recurrent strokes and general awareness. The stroke survivors will share their personal stories of recovery. For more information or to register, call (818) 409-8100.

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The La Crescenta Woman's Club will be hosting an indoor swap meet from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 4004 La Crescenta Ave., La Crescenta. Find new and old treasures. Lunch will be served. Proceeds will benefit local charities. Vendor spaces are available. For more information, call Carol at (818) 248-6624.

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A Noise Within will offer a behind-the-scenes tour of the classical repertory theater from 1 to 4 p.m. at 234 S. Brand Blvd., Glendale. Giving tours will be artists who have performed in productions throughout the theater's 16-year history. Guests will hear how designers turn their ideas into sets, lights and costumes and be a part of a “rehearsal.” There will be a Great Expectations Raffle. Tickets are $20, and can be reserved by calling the box office at (818) 240-0910, Ext. 1.

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