AROUND TOWN

TODAY

Business Networking International meets for breakfast at 7:15 a.m. each Tuesday at Dish Restaurant, 734 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada Flintridge. The group's purpose is to refer clients from different professions. For more information, call (818) 439-3052.?

A Free New Mothers Forum, a support group for new mothers, is every Tuesday at Verdugo Hills Hospital. Mothers and infants are invited to come from 9:30 to 11 a.m. and mothers and toddlers up to age 2 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on the fourth floor of the hospital, 1812 Verdugo Blvd., Glendale. For more information, call Teri Rice at (818) 952-2272.

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Duplicate bridge games are at noon at the Regency Bridge Club, 303 W. Glenoaks Blvd. Card games and refreshments are $8; first-timers receive a coupon for a future replay. For more information, call (818) 500-8669.

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Author/Educator Jenny Chowill will display photos from her new book “Chinatown in Los Angeles,” which will cover key events during the 150-year evolution of Los Angeles Chinatown at 7 p.m. at Glendale Central Library, 222 E. Harvard St., Glendale. For more information, call (818) 548-2042.

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“Healthline,” an hourlong weekly television program on Charter Cable Channel 280 in Glendale and at GlendaleAdventist.com/ healthline, will discuss the importance of mammograms and self-breast examinations from 7 to 8 p.m. Guests are Dr. Linh Chen, radiologist at the Breast Center at Glendale Adventist, and Melina Thorpe an oncology nurse recently diagnosed with breast cancer.

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WEDNESDAY

The Glendale Assn. for the Retarded presents its annual dine-around benefit for GAR Services from 4 to 10 p.m. at Damon's Steak House, 317 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale. GAR will receive a donation if customers identify themselves as GAR supporters while dining at the restaurant. For more information, visit www.garservices.org.

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YMCA will present a Diabetes Education Class from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at 1930 Foothill Blvd, La Cañada Flintridge, Glendale. For more information, call (818) 790-0123, Ext. 266.

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Glendale Noon Concerts presents works for violin by J.S. Bach and Antonin Dvorak, featuring violinist Johana Krejci from 12:10 to 12:40 p.m. at the chapel at First Baptist Church, 209 N. Louise St., Glendale. A light lunch prepared by Angela's Bistro will be available after the concert for $6. Admission to the event is free. For more information, visit www.glendalenoonconcerts. blogspot.com.

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There will be a launching of a Healthy Lifestyle Education Program from 6 to 8 p.m. at 1218 E. Broadway, Glendale. Champagne toast and chef-prepared food will be offered. There will be $10 mini sessions offered for Henna body art, food massage, and more. For more information, visit www.innermovement.net.

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Glendale and the L.A. County Bicycle Coalition will host a meeting called “Issues in Your Neighborhood,” where the public can share what's good or bad about walking and biking in town, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Brand Library Recital Hall in Brand Park, 1601 W. Mountain St., Glendale. For more information, call (818) 334-9731.

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Armenian talk show host and author Stepan Partamian will give a lecture at 7 p.m. at the Glendale Central Library, 222 E. Harvard St., Glendale. His new book, “Yes, We Have,” celebrates the contributions made by American Armenians to the United States from the first Armenian settler in Jamestown Colony to Peter Paul Halajian, the inventor of the Mounds candy bar, to Asadour Sarafian, the inventor of the helicopter transmission. For more information, call (818) 548-3288.

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The Glendale Art Assn. presents a demonstration by portrait artist Richard Pina at 7:15 p.m. at Methodist Church at 556 W. Glenoaks Blvd., Glendale. Tickets are $3 at the door. For more information, call (818) 845-7144.

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THURSDAY

The Women's Civic League of Glendale meets at 11:30 a.m. at the Elks Lodge, 120 E. Colorado St., Glendale. The speaker is Mayor Frank Quintero. Lunch is $15, and reservations can be made by calling (818) 242-9799.

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The Glendale Healthier Community Coalition annual meeting is from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at Glendale Adventist Medical Center, 1509 Wilson Terrace. Call (818) 548-3700.

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“Wait Until Dark,” will be performed from Thursday to Nov. 21 at the Glendale Centre Theatre, 324 N. Orange St. Performances are at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are $17 to $19. For reservations, call (818) 244-8481.

FRIDAY

Glendale Arts will present Grammy-nominated artist Joan Osborne, gospel blues band the Holmes Brothers and Mississippi singer Paul Thorn at 8 p.m. at the Alex Theatre, 216 N Brand Blvd., Glendale. For more information or to purchase tickets, call (818) 243-2530 or visit www.alextheatre.org.

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SATURDAY

The Homenetmen Glendale Ararat Chapter will host the fourth annual Glendale Friendship Games at the Ararat Center, Ararat North Campus, Pacific Community Center, Glorietta Park and Glendale Sports Complex. Each game, volleyball, basketball, tennis, table-tennis, chess and soccer, is at a different time and venue. Local schools and nonprofit organizations are encouraged to send students or teams to take part in the competitions. The games continue Sunday. To register or for more information, visit www.ararat.org/gfg.

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A Noise Within presents an adaptation of Dostoyevsky's “Crime and Punishment” at 8 p.m. at the theater, 234 S. Brand Blvd., Glendale. The play closes Dec. 17. Regular tickets range from $40 to $44. Groups of 10 or more are $25, or $30 Saturday evenings and Sunday matinees; school groups of 10 or more are $16, or $20 Saturday evenings and Sunday matinees. For more information, call (818) 240-0910.

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The “Investing In Real Estate Clubs” will meet from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the National Wealth Institute at 1201 N. Pacific Ave., Glendale. Free admission with registration by calling (877)285-8669 or register at www.weeklyclubs.com.

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Glendale and Los Angeles County Arts Commission will present free arts information workshops from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Glendale Civic Auditorium, 1401 N. Verdugo Road, Glendale. The event is for artists and small budget organizations. For more information or to register, visit www.surveymonkey.com/ atuglendale or call Anji Gaspar-Milanovic at (213) 202-3981.


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