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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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St. Mark's Episcopal Church Fellowship Club will have guest speakers Steven and Kristy Morrell, of La Crescenta, who will be sharing photos and memories from the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra's recent European tour at 7:45 p.m. at the church, 1020 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale. He is a composer and arranger and she plays the French horn. Social hour begins at 6. A potluck dinner is at 7 p.m. and reservations can be made by calling the church at (818) 240-3860 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Church of the Lighted Window will have a public worship at 10 a.m. with Pastor Skip Lindeman presiding at the church, 1200 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada Flintridge. For more information, call (818) 790-1185.

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Veteran's Memorial Ceremony begins at 9:30 a.m. at the corner of Broadway and Isabel Street in Glendale. For more information, call (818) 438-3464.

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Forest Lawn Glendale celebrates Memorial Day beginning at 1 p.m. at the memorial park, 1712 S. Glendale Ave., Glendale. The event begins with a memorial march at the Little Church of the Flowers, which will proceed to the burial site of a soldier who served in the Civil War. Glendale Mayor John Drayman will read the Presidential Proclamation. Civil War re-enactors from the 100th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry-Company K will be featured. A Civil War musket and cannon salute will complete the event. For more information, call (800) 204-3131.

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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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Verdugo Hills Group-Sierra Club will hear about Antarctica, the Falklands and South Georgia Island at the meeting that begins at 7:30 p.m. in the community room of Montrose Citibank, 2350 Honolulu Ave., Montrose. Social time with refreshments begins at 7 p.m. For more information, call (818) 843-0920.

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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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