Each concert is free with Gardens admissions and begins at 2 p.m.
Future concerts will be the Firehouse Stompers Dixieland Jazz Band on
July 3; Brasil Brazil on July 10; Abalaye African Drum Ensemble on
July 17 and Da Group on July 24. Descanso Gardens is at 1418 Descanso
Drive, La Canada Flintridge. For information, call (818) 949-4200.
Get a 'Bowl' full
Learn everything you ever wanted to know about the Hollywood Bowl
at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Glendale Central Library.
Robert Robinson of the Los Angeles Philharmonic's Speaker's bureau
will speak and show a video about the bowl's history, performance
space and its restored design. Admission is free. For more
information, call (818) 548-2051.
City to honor
Glendale City flags will be lowered on Monday in honor of former
mayor and City Councilmember Vern Allen. Allen died on June 11. He
was living in Banning, California, at the time of his death.
Allen was appointed to the Glendale City Council in September of
1969 to fill the unexpired term of Kenneth Stephens. He was elected
to office in April 1971, and served as mayor from 1971-1972 and again in 1974.
City flags will be lowered to half-staff on Monday from sunrise to