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Glendale Healthier Community Coalition will be working on new strategies at its next meeting from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. in the Glendale Adventist Medical Center auditorium. For more information, call Lynn Brandstater, chairwoman, at (818) 244-7257, Ext. 1010.

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MOMS Club of the Foothills, a support group for stay-at-home mothers in the Crescenta Valley area, will meet at 10 a.m. at St. Luke's Church, 2563 Foothill Blvd., La Crescenta. Ilana Makovoz will speak about “The Importance of Organics.” Visitors and children welcome. Baby-sitting is available. For more information, contact (818) 306-5052 or foothillmommembership@ hotmail.com.

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Cabrini Literary Guild will meet at 11 a.m. at the Oakmont Country Club, 3100 Country Club Drive, Glendale. The Arcadia High School Chanteurs, directed by Rollie Maxson, will perform. The group is made up of 18 girls and 14 boys. Cost to attend is $25 for lunch. For reservations, call (323) 257-9873.

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The Rotary Club of Glendale Noon will have Mayor John Drayman as its guest speaker from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Hilton Glendale, 100 W. Glenoaks Blvd., Glendale. Lunch is $20, including the self-parking fee. For more information, call (818) 242-8488.

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Scholl Canyon Estates Retirement Community presents “The Life of President Lincoln” with guest speaker in honor of Lincoln's 200th birthday from 4 to 5 p.m. at 1551 E. Chevy Chase Drive, Glendale. Refreshments served from 3 to 4 p.m. For reservations, call (818) 951-3830.

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A dine-out fundraiser will be from 4 to 9 p.m. at Dominick's Italian Restaurant, 2948 Foothill Blvd., La Crescenta. Funds raised go to the Pinola/Crescenta Valley Chamber Educational Endowment Fund and La Crescenta Elementary School. For more information, call the Crescenta Valley Chamber of Commerce at (818) 248-4957.

David Bernard, who received his doctorate in physics from the University of Illinois, will give a talk on “The Truth About Global Warming from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Fellowship Hall of the First Baptist Church of La Crescenta, 4441 La Crescenta Ave., La Crescenta. Cost is $10 for dinner catered by El Pollo Loco. Appropriate for teens to centurions. For reservations, call (818) 790-0014.

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FRIDAY

Take Off Pounds Sensibly meets at 9:30 a.m. every Friday at the First Lutheran Church, 1300 E. Colorado St., Glendale. New members welcome. For more information, call (818) 957-8756.

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A Free Breastfeeding Support Group is offered every Friday from 10 a.m. to noon at the Verdugo Hills Hospital on the fourth floor at 1812 Verdugo Blvd., Glendale. For more information, call Teri Rice at (818) 952-2272.

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The Glendale Sunrise Rotary Club meets at 7 a.m. Fridays at the Glendale Hilton Hotel, 100 W. Glenoaks Blvd. For more information, call (818) 547-3227.

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La Crescenta Library has preschool story time at 10 a.m. every Friday at 4521 La Crescenta Ave., La Crescenta. For more information, call (818) 248-5313.

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SATURDAY

The “Wealthbuilding” daylong seminar will begin with registration at 8:45 a.m. and continue until 3:30 p.m. at The Millionaire Academy, #202, Conference Room, 1201 N. Pacific Ave., Glendale. The seminar will include presentations titled “Asset Protection” and “Buying Houses Using Government Grants and Down Payment Assistance.” Admission is free if registered online. For more information and to register, call (877) 285-8669 or visit www.weeklyclubs.com.

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The American Assn. of University Women Glendale Branch meeting begins at 9 a.m. at the Glendale Elks Club, 120 E. Colorado St., Glendale. The meeting will feature Martha Preciado, assistant professor of medicine and cardiovascular disease at UCLA School of Medicine, speaking on “Women and Cardiovascular Diseases.” Brunch reservations are $23. For reservations, call (818) 773-2227. For more information, call Susan Hunt at (818) 240-0897.


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