AROUND TOWN

TODAY

The 59th annual Arbor Day Program will be at 10 a.m. in the lower level of the Glendale Civic Auditorium, 1401 N. Verdugo Road, Glendale. The event will recognize participants who donate funds to trees. The base cost is $45. Trees are planted at city parks, school and library areas. Speaker for the day will be Russ Hauck, park ranger supervisor. For more information or to order a tree, call Gladys Wymore, Arbor Day chairwoman, at (818) 246-3634.

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Postal inspectors will present “Survive Today's Economy: Avoid ID Theft and Fraudulent Schemes” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Verdugo-Viejo Post Office, 101 N. Verdugo Road, Glendale. For more information, contact Renee Focht at rmfocht@uspis.gov or at (877) 876-2455.

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Whole Foods Market will be hosting a chocolate tasting and seminar from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 331 N. Glendale Ave., Glendale. There is a minimum $10 donation, which will go to the Whole Planet Foundation. The class will have chocolate truffles and other desserts to taste. For more information and to make reservations, call (818) 548-3695.

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WEDNESDAY

The Forest Lawn Memorial Park will host “A Visit with Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci” as a part of the “History Comes Alive” series from 9:30 to 11 a.m. inside the Great mausoleum, 1712 S. Glendale Ave., Glendale. Actors Pablo Marz and Carl Weintraub will portray the two Italian artists. The event will be at the same time and place Thursday. Admission is free. For more information and reservations, call Shannon Lawrence at (760) 328-3471 or e-mail slawrence@forestlawn.com

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Glendale Noon Concerts presents Trio del Mar from 12:10 to 12:40 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Glendale, 209 N. Louise St., Glendale. The group features Alan Busteed, violin; Ruslan Biryukov, violoncello; and Mary Au, piano; performing selections by Mendelssohn, Shostakovich and “Images” by Adrienne Albert. Admission is free. A light lunch created by Angela's Bistro is available for $6 after concert. For more information, contact (323) 242-2113 or www.fbcglendale.net.

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New business Only Helpful Books.com will be hosting a grand opening celebration at 4 p.m. at 3115 Foothill Blvd., Unit D, La Crescenta. The Crescenta Valley Chamber of Commerce will sponsor the event. For more information, call the CV Chamber at (818) 248-4957.

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The Heal Within Group Workshop for Women will be from 5 to 7 p.m. at 208 S. Louise ST., Glendale. Liza Boubari will lead the group to discuss self-renewing and inner healing. For more information, call Liza Boubari at (818) 551-1501 or visit www.healwithin.com.

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The Glendale Education/Social Justice Advocates will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Pacific Park Library Conference Room, 501 S. Pacific Ave., Glendale. The discussion will focus on the upcoming Glendale Unified School District and Glendale Community College board elections. For more information, call Sharon Weisman at (818) 248-4967.

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The Investing In Real Estate Glendale Club will meet at 7 p.m. at the Millionaire Academy, No. 202 Conference Room, 1201 N. Pacific Ave., Glendale. The topics of the evening will be “Short Sales” and “How to Create Instant Equity.” Speakers will begin at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free with online registration. For more information, visit www.weeklyclubs.com, or call (877) 285-8669.

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THURSDAY

The Crescenta-Cañada YMCA will host a diabetes education class from 10 to 11 a.m. at 1930 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada Flintridge. The class will meet every Thursday until March 26. For more information and to make reservations, call (626) 397-8647.

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The Glendale Rotary Club will host speaker Glendale Galleria's General Manager Ryan Hursh from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Glendale Hilton Hotel, 100 E. Glenoaks Blvd., Glendale. Lunch is $20 per person, including self-parking validation. For more information, call Makiko Nakasone at (818) 523-2866.

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FRIDAY

The FallProof Balance and Mobility Program will begin from 10 a.m. to noon today at the Crescenta-Canada YMCA, 1930 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada Flintridge. The goal of the eight-week program is to increase students' levels of activity and knowledge to continue healthy movement. Classes meet every Friday. For more information, fees, and class times, e-mail Nancy Turney at nturney@ymcacc.org or call (818) 790-0123, Ext. 225.

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SATURDAY

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. For more information, call (818) 243-3121.

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The Wealthbuilding Seminar will be from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Millionaire Academy, No. 202 Conference Room, 1201 N. Pacific Ave., Glendale. The topic will be “How to Become a Successful Landlord.” Free lunch will be served. Admission is free if registered online. For more information, visit www.weeklyclubs.com, or call (877) 285-8669.

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SUNDAY

The Glendale Merchant's Assn. will host the second annual Downtown Dash, a 5K run/walk to benefit Glendale Adventist Medical Center's Stroke Services for the community starting in front of the Alex Theatre, 216 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale and continuing through the Americana at Brand. Registration begins at 7 a.m. and opening ceremonies are at 8 a.m. Online registration is available by visiting www.glendaleDowntown Dash.org. The individual registration fee is $25.

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The Downtown Dash Health Expo offering free health screenings and preventive health information will follow the Downtown Dash from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the 200 block of Brand Boulevard in Glendale. There will be more than 12 free health screenings and 50 healthy living booths including blood pressure screening, stroke and healthy heart survey screening, height and weight, body mass index and body fat, cardio and strength fitness screenings, Ask a Doc booth, cholesterol and glucose screenings, stress test screening, senior driving program including Field Vision and 55+ Driving Safety Screenings. Visit www.glendaleDowntown Dash.org


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