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Teen training program—Tuesdays and Thursdays. Verdugo Hills Hospital's Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation will be offering teen training classes for boys and girls between the ages of 11 and 18 to help teens increase their core strength, improve their agility and flexibility, and to decrease vulnerability to sports injuries. The classes will be held at the hospital on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. for 11- to 14-year-olds, and from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. for 14- to 18-year-olds. The first class is free and teens can attend as often as they want. A free optional screening will be held on Tuesday, July 6 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. VHH is located at 1812 Verdugo Boulevard in Glendale, 91208. Class fee is $12 per session or $100 for 10 sessions. Reservations recommended, but not required. For information call (818) 952-2294.

Cookin Kids Culinary Camp—Six weeks, beginning July 12. Campers are divided into two groups, ages 7-11 and ages 12-16. Classes will be held at La Cañada High School, 4463 Oak Grove Drive. Parents may enroll children on one week or multiple sessions. For complete details, including fees, discounts and a camp calendar, visit the website at http://www.cookinkids¿¿¿ or call (818) 952-3452.

Zumba Fitness classes—Tuesdays, 5:15 p.m. and Thursdays, 5:30 p.m. At Vonder Haar Performing Center, 457 Foothill Blvd. (formerly Ballet Petit) La Cañada.For information call (818) 395-7760 or online at http://www.zumbawith¿¿¿


Hike Iron Mountain — June 26, beginning at 7 a.m. The YMCA of the ¿¿¿ Foothills is offering a seven-hour climb for experienced hikers to the 8,007-foot peak of Iron Mountain. Hikers will meet in the upper parking lot at the Crescenta-Cañada YMCA, 1930 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada. To participate e-mail


Oil paintings of Karen Horn, Sarah Gordon—July 3-31. The La Canada Flintridge County Library will display 30 original oil paintings by area artists Karen Horn and Sarah Gordon. Works will include new paintings in addition to favorites displayed in previous exhibitions. Horn has exhibited her works at Descanso Gardens, the Lanterman House, Red Rock Gallery, the Glass Gallery and jointly with Gordon at the Sierra Madre Art Festival, Segal Fine Art gallery, Alhambra City Hall and twice previously at the La Canada Flintridge Library. Both artists study under renowned, local artist and instructor Margot Lenartz. The La Canada Flintridge County Library is located at 4545 Oakwood Ave. For hours and information call (818) 790-3330.


Festival on the Green—June 26, at 7:30 p.m. The California Philharmonic opens its 2010 Festival on the Green summer season at the 127-acre park in Arcadia. Theme is "America The Beautiful." Gates open at 5:30 p.m. for picnicking. The Arboretum, 301 North Baldwin Ave., Arcadia.For information call (626) 300-8200 or visit


La Cañada High School Class of 1970—Oct. 8-9. A cocktail party will be held beginning at 6 p.m. Oct. 8 at the Pasadena Hilton; the 40-year reunion dinner is set for 6 p.m. Oct. 9, also at the Pasadena Hilton, 168 S. Los Robles. Cost for the dinner is $75. Dinner reservations and payments can be made through John Marshall at Enyedi, Marshall & Montanez, 550 E. Badillo St., Covina, CA 91723. If reserving a room at the Hilton, mention the La Cañada High School reunion to receive a special rate.

Hoover High School Class of 1950—11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sept. 18. A 60-year reunion luncheon is planned at the Tam O'Shanter Inn, 2980 Los Feliz Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90039. Cost is $55 per person and RSVP by Aug. 1. To make a reservation contact Jim Holt at (818) 952-0484 or John Holland at (818) 879-1082.¿¿¿

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