AROUND TOWN

TODAY

The Glendale Healthy Kids will be hosting the Losing It for the Kids Rally to cheer on board President Brian Bergh and board member Ardy Kassakhian on their progress toward the April 18 deadline of losing 12% body fat from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Gourmet A Go Go, 2263 Honolulu Ave., Montrose. Chef Gail Connell will present a healthy cuisine menu. 10% of purchases that evening will be donated to Glendale Healthy Kids. For more information, call Camille Levee at (818) 548-7931 or visit www.glendalehealthykids.org and www.losingitforthekids.org.

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A seven-week parenting program will begin from 7 to 8:15 p.m. today at the La Crescenta-Cañada Family YMCA, 1930 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada Flintridge. The program facilitator Gloria Lee, licensed marriage and family therapist, offers suggestions to parents raising school-age children in today's world. Classes will be every Monday until April 6. For more information, contact Ana Marie Schaefer at amschaefer@ymcac.org or call (818) 790-0123, Ext. 231.

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TUESDAY

“Space Weather: Another Thing To Worry About in a Technological Society” will be presented at Glendale Community College at noon in Santa Barbara Building room 243 on the campus, 1500 N. Verdugo Road, Glendale. Vahe Peroomian, associate research geophysicist in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at UCLA, will discuss how eruptions on the sun can result in magnetic storms that disrupt navigation systems, knock out transformers and power grids and damage or disable satellites. Admission is free. For more information, call (818) 240-1000.

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THURSDAY

The Glendale Latino Assn. will host its Awards and Installation Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. at the Embassy Suites, 800 N. Central Ave., Glendale. Honorees are Woman of the Year — Anita Quiñonez Gabrielian, Man of the Year — Patrick Campbell and Business of the Year — Glendale News-Press. Tickets are $50 per person. For reservations and more information, call (818) 550-8222, Ext. 14.

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The Housing Authority of the city of Glendale and ADI/Squier will host a grand-opening ceremony for a new 44-unit affordable rental housing project for low-income families at noon at 328 Mira Loma Ave., Glendale. Representatives from the ADI/Squier & Associates and the Housing Authority of the city of Glendale will make brief presentations about the development of the project. Following closing remarks, light refreshments will be served. Call (818) 548-2060.

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Friends of the Glendale Public Library sponsor a lecture by Ed Begley Jr., author of “Living Like Ed — A Guide to the Eco-Friendly Life,” on how to make life a little or a lot more greener at 7 p.m. at Glendale Central Library, 222 E. Harvard St., Glendale. Admission is free. For more information, call (818) 548-2020.

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SUNDAY

The Crescenta Valley Rotary Club will have a fundraiser with two seatings from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 to 4 p.m. at The T Room, 2405 Honolulu Ave., Montrose. International teas will be served along with lingonberry chicken, Norwegian salmon, water cress and cucumber finger sandwiches along with freshly baked scones and desserts. The cost is $35 per person and all proceeds will benefit various charities in the Crescenta Valley. Space is limit and reservations are necessary and can be made by calling Katie Friedman at (818) 248-5348.

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MARCH 4

Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center Guild is having a Spring Card Party & Luncheon at Lakeside Golf Club, 4500 Lakeside Drive, Toluca Lake from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The price is $35 per person, and reservations can be made by calling Lucy Brown at (818) 781-4986. Proceeds from the event go toward the guild's pledge of $1 million to the Roy and Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center.

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MARCH 7

Super CPR Saturday will be at 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the Glendale-Crescenta Valley Chapter, 1501 S. Brand Blvd., Glendale. The CPR class will be $10, discounted from $42. Call (818) 243-3121.

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MARCH 15

La Crescenta Presbyterian Church will have the Rev. John Lloyd Ogilvie deliver the sermon at the 9 and 10:45 a.m. services at the church, 2902 Montrose Ave., La Crescenta. Ogilvie is a nationally renowned pastor, author and teacher. He served as the chaplain of the U.S. Senate in Washington, D.C., from 1995 to 2003. For more information call (818) 249-6137 or visit www.lcpc.net.

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