* The Glendale YMCA is offering its regular summer day camps for kids
in grades one through six. From Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.,
trained counselors take campers swimming, conduct games and activities
and go on weekly field trips to such places as Magic Mountain, Universal
Studios, Dodger Stadium and the Queen Mary. The Y also provides a
weeklong sleep-away camp on Catalina Island and a weekend getaway to
Catalina for families over Labor Day weekend. Call 240-4130 for more
* School's out for summer, but at Glendale Community College, a whole
range of courses is just beginning. Starting this week, the college's
Community Services Education program is offering classes on everything
from web design to Tai Chi. Most classes are held at night or on the
weekends to accommodate those with full-time jobs. Call 548-0864, ext.
5015 for more information.
* For 13 years, the Armenian Youth Federation has provided a weekly
summer camp in the Angeles National Forest for young Armenians 8 to 16.
The first week is already booked solid, but kids can still sign up for
Kedashen week, July 23-30. The camp runs through Aug. 20. Deadline for
applications is July 8. Call (800) 773-2932 for more information.
* Though it operates year-round, now is the best time to visit
Glendale's Farmer's Market, an open-air market that sells the freshest
fruit and vegetables every Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. This is
especially a favorite of those who work in the area during the day. You
can find it on Brand Avenue, between Broadway and Wilson.
* The Montrose Family Festival and Certified Farmer's Market is
getting into full swing for the summer, providing a great diversion for
families every Thursday evening from 5 to 9 p.m. Vendors sell fresh fruit
and vegetables, fresh-cut flowers and crafts. For the kids, there are
rides to hold their attention. You can find the open-air market in the
Montrose Shopping Park on Honolulu Avenue, between Las Palmas and Verdugo
* The Lincoln Elementary School PTA is offering its 15th annual Summer
Mini-Enrichment Program, providing educational classes for preschoolers