AROUND TOWN

MONDAY

Musical Theatre Guild presents the Los Angeles-area premiere of the New York Drama Critics Circle Award-winning musical “Violet” at 7:30 p.m. at the Alex Theatre, 216 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale. Tickets are $40. For tickets and more information, call (818) 243-ALEX or log on to www.alextheatre.org.

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TUESDAY

Glendale Adventist Medical Center will have a blood drive from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Glendale Adventist Medical Center's main auditorium, 1509 Wilson Terrace, Glendale. All participants will be entered in a regionwide drawing for a chance to win a free $500 gas card. To make an appointment and for further information, visit www.givelife.org and type Glendale Adventist for sponsor code or call (818) 409-8050.

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Dunsmore Elementary School's 60th Anniversary Gala celebrating students, parents, teachers and staff of the past and present who have contributed to 60 years of success will be from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at Goold Field, 4717 Dunsmore Ave., La Crescenta. There will be a special acknowledgment given to La Masa as she embarks on a new endeavor and to Larry McMullen, as they commemorate his retirement and years of service. Refreshments will be served. For more information and for reservations, call (818) 957-5455 or e-mail dreik@charter.net.

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WEDNESDAY

Free Admission Glendale Noon Concerts will feature Beethoven Duo No. 3 and Andreas Markis Duet for two violins from 12:10 to 12:40 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Glendale, 209 N. Louise St., Glendale. Light lunch created by Angela's Bistro is available for $6 after the concert. For more information, call (818) 242-2113.

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2009 Wiggle Waggle Walk Kickoff Event, which will teach guests how to help animals, form a team, set up a personal fundraising page and raise money, will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA, 361 E. Raymond St., Pasadena. There will be food, drinks, prizes, animals and many people. For reservations and more information, call (626) 792-7151, Ext. 167 or e-mail rlongoria@phsspca.org.

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Boy Scout Troop 125 of the Verdugo Hills Council will be celebrating its 70th anniversary at 7 p.m. at Joe Bridges Clubhouse at Glenoaks Park, 2531 Glenoaks Blvd., Glendale. The troop invites the community and former Boy Scouts, Eagle Scouts, Scoutmasters and everyone who was ever part of the Troop 125 family. There will be refreshments after the celebration. For more information, e-mail kimkunitake@charter.net or SMouradian@gusd.net.

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THURSDAY

Soroptimist International of Glendale, an international volunteer organization for business and professional women who work to improve the lives of women, will install its new officers at a luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Hilton Glendale, 100 W. Glenoaks Blvd., Glendale. Soroptimist Camino Real Region District 2 Director, Margo Bottcher, will install the 2009-2010 board of directors which will be lead by incoming President Sandy Doughty. For more information, call (818) 489-8833 or e-mail President@Soroptimist Glendale.org.

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Laura Day, an intuition guru to the Hollywood stars, will present a workshop and signing her book, “Circle,” at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 210 Americana Way, Glendale. Guests can learn how to use their personal intuition to create the life of their dreams, For more information, call (818) 545-9146.

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The Friends of the Glendale Public Library will present Barbara Isenbert to sell, sign and discuss her biography “Conversations with Frank Gehry” at 7 p.m. at the Glendale Central Library auditorium, 222 E. Harvard St., Glendale. For more information, call (818) 548-2042.

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Alternative Pop/Rock artist, Jody Whitesides, will perform from 8 to 11 p.m. at Left Coast Wine Bar, 117 Harvard St., Glendale. The Los Angeles-based musician will perform his new hit single “Hero Unexpected.” There is no cover charge. For more information on the musician, visit www.jodywhitesides.com. For more information on this event, e-mail nina@grennimedia.com.

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ONGOING

THURSDAY

The Adams Square Merchants Assn. meets from 9 to 10:30 a.m. the second Thursday of each month at Crysti Cleaners, 1124 Adams St. Topics include summer events, an update on public improvement project/façade program and the status of the business improvement district. For more information, call (818) 247-2909.

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The Glendale Farmers Market is from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. every Thursday on Brand Boulevard between Wilson Avenue and Broadway. Farmers sell fruits and vegetables, including citrus, apples, grapes, plums, sprouts, mushrooms, eggs, herbs and nuts that are in season. Parking is available for two hours for free at the Exchange parking, located south of Wilson Avenue on Maryland. For more information, call Mary Rodriguez at City Hall at (818) 548-2005 or market manager Christopher Nyerges at (626) 791-3217.

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Nursery Tales will be offered from 10:30 to 11 a.m. in the Central Library Children's Room, 222 E. Harvard St. The fun for kids 3 to 5 includes stories, songs and finger plays. For more information, call (818) 548-2035.

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The Women's Civic League meets for lunch at 11:30 a.m. the fourth Thursday of the month. For meeting location and information, call (818) 242-9799.

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Duplicate bridge games are at noon at the Regency Bridge Club, 303 W. Glenoaks Blvd. Card games and refreshments are $7; first-timers receive a coupon for a future free play. For reservations and more information, call (818) 500-8669.

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The Rotary Club of Glendale meets at noon Thursdays at the Brandview Collection, 109 E. Harvard St. Call (818) 248-1343.

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The Northwest Glendale Lions Club meets at 12:15 p.m. every Thursday at Shakers Restaurant, 701 N. Central Ave., Glendale. Call (818) 243-4458.

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The Montrose-Crescenta Branch Library's after-school teen book group meets from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at 2465 Honolulu Ave. Call (818) 548-2048.

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Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance meets from 6 to 8 p.m. in Psychiatric Institute 1 classroom at the Glendale Adventist Medical Center, 1509 Wilson Terrace. Call (818) 559-3672.

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