Preschool story time begins at 10 a.m. and family story time
begins at 2 p.m. The library is at 4521 La Crescenta Ave.
For more information, call 248-5313.
Descanso demonstrates versatility of vines
LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE -- There are many different types of vines,
and many of them will be discussed at Descanso Gardens on Saturday.
Horticulturist Wen-Pihn Wang will demonstrate how to grow certain
vines, including Boston ivy and grape. Vines for all seasons and
decor will be discussed during the "Versatile Vines" presentation.
The presentation will be at 10 a.m. in the center circle at
Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive. It is free with garden
admission. Admission is $5, seniors and students are $3, children are
$1 and guild members are free. For more information, call 949-4200.
Oak tree to be removed
LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE -- An appeal made by a local resident to city
staff to save a city-owned oak tree in his front yard has been
Brian Thompson agreed to the removal of the tree after arborists
hired by him and the city met to determine the likelihood of the
tree's survival, and potential liability issues were discussed. It
was determined that the tree posed a safety hazard and will be
removed, Thompson said at a Sept. 23 City Council meeting.
The city will replace the two trees with an as-yet undetermined
size of tree.
Preschool program offered by YMCA
LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE -- The Crescenta-Canada YMCA offers a
child-care program for preschool children at the Verdugo Hills Family
The Learning Tree is a licensed preschool that offers programs
such as an introduction to reading and phonics and recreational
activities for children 2 to 5.
The preschool is open from 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through
Friday, and offers a full preschool program from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
The Verdugo Hills Family YMCA is at 6840 Foothill Blvd., Tujunga. For
more information, call 352-3255.
Self-guided garden tours at event
LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE -- The Acorn Bear series continues Oct 4, at
A self-guided walk through the garden, stories and crafts will