Glendale Beautiful gathers for dinner
Glendale Beautiful will have its 58th annual Fall Dinner Meeting on Friday at the Casa Adobe de San Rafael, 1330 Dorothy Drive, Glendale. Social begins at 5:30 p.m., and dinner, which is being catered by Damon’s Steak House, begins at 6 p.m. Cost is $20. Entertainment will be provided by Ann Louise Christensen, singer-songwriter. For reservations, call Cheryl Hannah at (818) 247-1638 before Tuesday.
Temple Sinai welcomes public
Temple Sinai of Glendale will have an open house at 6 p.m. Friday at the temple, 1212 N. Pacific Ave., Glendale. The temple is a Reform Jewish congregation. The event is to introduce the public and prospective members to the temple and its leaders. There will be a Shabbat dinner and family night services. The event is free. For more information, call (818) 246-8101.
All-around artist is guest speaker
The Verdugo Hills Art Assn.’s meeting will feature Renaissance artist, painter, photographer and potter Richard Martinez at 7 p.m. Friday at the Citibank Community Room, 2350 Honolulu Ave., Montrose. The meeting is open to the public for a $5 donation. For more information, call (818) 249-9006.
Panel will discuss short-film writing
The Alameda Writers Group will host the “Short Film Writing and Production Panel” at its monthly meeting at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Glendale Central Library, 222 E. Harvard St., Glendale. Doors open at 9:45 a.m. Admission is free and the library validates parking in the Good Guys parking structure at Harvard and Maryland streets. For more information, call (818) 548-2030, or visit www.alamedawritersgroup.org.