Float association to host gourmet dinner
The Glendale Rose Float Assn. will host a fundraising dinner Saturday, with the proceeds helping to decorate the city of Glendale's float in the 2010 Pasadena Rose Parade.
The â€œPrincess Dinnerâ€ will be prepared by award-winning chef Jerry Salthouse and is a re-creation of a dinner Salthouse prepared for Princess Grace of Monaco in 1971.
The cost of the dinner is $125 per person. The dinner will be at the Glendale Elks Lodge and begins at 6 p.m.
Reservations are required. To make a reservation, call (626) 796-7437. For more information, see the calendar of events section at www.GlendaleRoseFloat.org.
Author to talk pioneer, Grizzlies
Nat Read, author of â€œDon Benito Wilson: From Mountain Man to Mayor,â€ will discuss the book and its story at 7 p.m. Monday at the Center for Spiritual Living in La Crescenta.
The book chronicles the story of Wilson's journey as â€œpioneer, beaver trapper/ trader, grizzly bear hunter, Indian fighter, justice of the peace, farmer, rancher, politician, horticulturist, vintner, real estate entrepreneur, and one of the great land holders in Southern California.â€
The center, formerly known as the La Crescenta Church of Religious Science, is on the corner of Dunsmore Avenue and Santa Carlotta Street.