family literacy, English as a Second Language classes, child care,
after-school tutoring, recreation activities like basketball and
folkloric dance. For tickets, call (818) 545-9848.
Glendale Elks Lodge #1289 will sponsor the 11th annual Charity Car
Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the lodge, 120 E. Colorado St.,
Glendale. There will be cars ranging from 1914 Ford Model T to custom
modified street cars, including a 1955 Chevy sedan. Breakfast and
lunch will be served throughout the day. For more information, cal
Taste of Downtown Burbank benefiting the Burbank Community YMCA,
featuring 30 restaurants and eateries and entertainment by Capt.
Cardiac & the Coronaries from 5 to 10 p.m. $25 per person in advance,
$30 on the day. The first 100 online orders
(www.tasteofdowntownburbank.com) will receive a free Captain Cardiac
& the Coronaries' CD. Tickets may also be purchased from the Burbank
Community YMCA, 321 E. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank or from the Burbank
Chamber of Commerce, 200 W. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank.
The Glendale Symphony Orchestra presents its annual "Christmas
Celebration Gala" at 8 p.m. at the Alex Theatre, 216 N. Brand Blvd.,
Glendale. Maestro Norman Henry Mamey will lead the musicians in
selections from Tchaikovsky's "Nutcracker," a holiday rendition of
Mozart's "Overture to the Marriage of Figaro," the orchestrations of
former Glendale Symphony conductor Carmen Dragon and more. Tickets
range from $17 to $100. To purchase tickets for either event, call
(818) 243-ALEX or go online to www.alextheatre.org.
Glendale Centre Theatre presents "The Sword in the Stone" adapted
by Craig Sabin with music by Chris P. Bacon at 11 a.m. Saturdays at
the theater, 324 N. Orange St., Glendale. Erin Villaverde is the
director. Tickets are $12.50 and $10.50 for children 12 and under.
For reservations, call (818) 244-8481. The play continues through
"Oklahomo!" by Justin Tanner has been extended until Sept. 23 at
Third Stage, 2811 W. Magnolia Blvd. in Burbank. A theatrical ensemble