Those who join Curves in Glendale can help local food banks and
get their one-time membership fee waived. New members can bring a bag
of nonperishable groceries from 7 a.m. to noon and 3:30 to 7:30
p.m. through today at 1022 E. Chevy Chase Drive. For other locations,
call (818) 242-4553.
Groovesteps Dance and Groove night is from 9 p.m. to midnight at
the Rusty Pelican, 300 Harvey Drive. The cover charge is $10. For
more information, call (818) 242-9191.
The Glendale Democratic Club meets at 6:30 p.m. at Shakers
Restaurant, 801 N. Central Ave. For more information, call (818)
La Crescenta Library has preschool story time at 10 a.m. every
Friday at 4521 La Crescenta Ave., La Crescenta. For more information,
call (818) 248-5313.
The Don Jose Verdugo Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution
meets at 10:45 a.m. in a private home. For location and information,
call (818) 241-9665.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly meets at 9:15 a.m. for a weigh-in and
10 a.m. and for a meeting at First Lutheran Church, 1300 E. Colorado St. For more information, call (800) 932-8677.
English as a second language conversation classes, led by Jean
Bernhart, will be at 9:30 a.m. at First Lutheran Church library, 1300
E. Colorado St. The classes last 90 minutes, and there is no charge.
For more information, call (818) 240-9000.
"Mother Goose and Me" starts at 10:30 a.m. in the Central Library
Children's Room, 222 E. Harvard St. The fun includes stories, music
and poetry for ages 6 to 17 months. For information, call (818)
Emotions Anonymous, a self-help program based on the 12 steps,
meets at 7:30 p.m. in the boardroom at Glendale Memorial Hospital,
1420 S. Central Ave. For information, call (818) 840-8395.
Crescenta Valley High School presents "Guys and Dolls" at 7:30
tonight and Saturday. More than 100 students will participate in the
musical in the school's auditorium, 2900 Community Ave., La
Crescenta. Tickets are $10, or $5 for students. For more information,
call (818) 249-1732.
Toastmasters 4 Writers meets at 9:30 a.m. the second and fourth
Saturdays of the month at the Glendale Exchange, 138 N. Brand Blvd.,
Suite 202. For more information, call (818) 846-3043.
The Gold Star Wives of America, Inc., Golden State Chapter meets
at 11 a.m. at Marie Callender's Restaurant and Bakery, 707 N. Pacific
Ave. For more information, call (818) 846-8186.
The Young Readers and Writers Workshop will meet at 1:30 p.m. the
first Saturday of the month at the Glendale Pacific Park Branch
Library, 501 S. Pacific Ave. The event focuses on composition, short
stories, news and photojournalism, screenplays and other writing
styles for children ages 8 to 14. For more information, call (818)
* To list an event, send complete information, including any
available photos, to Around Town, c/o News-Press and Leader, 111 W.
Wilson Ave., Suite 200, Glendale, CA 91209, or fax to(818) 241-1975.