Synthia Saint James, author/artist/illustrator, will sign her book â€œNo Mirrors in My Nana's Houseâ€ at 10 a.m. at Barnes and Noble at the Americana at Brand, 210 Americana Way, Glendale. She is one of few African American female artists who were asked by the U.S. Postal Service to design a postal stamp. She will lead a craft activity asking children to design their own stamp. For more information, call (818) 545-9286.
â€œSpace Weather: Another Thing To Worry About in a Technological Societyâ€ will be presented at Glendale Community College at noon in Santa Barbara Building room 243 on the campus, 1500 N. Verdugo Road. Vahe Peroomian, associate research geophysicist in the physics and astronomy department 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.
â€œLight and Passion,â€ an exhibition of stained glass windows depicting the story of Easter, begins today and continues through June at Forest Lawn Museum in Forest Lawn Glendale, 1712 S. Glendale Ave., Glendale. Hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Closed Mondays. Admission and parking are free. For more information, call (800) 204-3131 or visit www.forestlawn.com.
Verdugo Hills Group of the Sierra Club will take a virtual tour of South America, from Macchu Picchu to the Amazon lowlands, with Bruce Hale from 7:30 to 9:15 p.m. at Montrose Citibank, 2350 Honolulu Ave., Montrose. Refreshments and social time are at 7 p.m. For more information, call (818) 843-0920.