and tapirs. Pictured is ocelots Mashada and Dafyd. Admission is $8.25 for
adults and $3.25 for children 2 to 12. Mexican Independence Day
activities are free with paid admission to the zoo. For more information,
call (323) 644-6400 or visit the Zoo Web site at www.lazoo.org.
TODAY The La Crescenta Woman's Club will hold its annual Swap Meet
from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. today in the clubhouse at 4004 La Crescenta Ave.
For more information, call 957-9806.
Assistance League of Glendale finishes its annual fall opening of its
boutique, Thrift Corner, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at 301 N. Verdugo
Road. The program provides clothes for needy children, financial support
for school libraries, literacy programs and scholarships for higher
education. Donations of quality clothing, small appliances and household
items are appreciated. Thrift Corner's regular hours will be 10 a.m. to 2
p.m. Monday through Saturday. For more information, call 246-2294.
Barnes & Noble Booksellers of Glendale will present Storytime Junction
with Book Rogers and Page Reader at 11 a.m. today at 245 N. Glendale Ave.
There will be a reading of William Steig's "Sylvester & the Magic
Pebble." For more information, call 246-4677.
"A Day at the Alex Theatre," celebrating The Alex's, 75th birthday,
will run from noon to 4 p.m. at 216 N. Brand Blvd. This free event is for
the whole family. The celebration will fill one block of Brand Blvd. with
singers, bands, entertainers, face painters and clowns. "A Night at the
Alex Theatre" will begin at 8 p.m. and takes you on a journey back to the
theater's opening night with vaudeville acts, dance numbers, newsreels
and excerpts from John Ford's "Lightin'," the 1925 silent film that
opened the theater. Entertainer Steve Allen will be the master of
ceremonies. Anniversary show tickets are $7.50, available at the box
office. For more information, call 243-2539.
SUNDAY Symphony in the Glen will close its seventh season of free
concerts with a salute to National Grandparents Day at 3 p.m. in Griffith
Park, 4800 Crystal Springs Drive in Los Feliz. Special guests Jayne