For more information, call (818) 957-2968.
Liu to address Democrats
The next meeting of the La Cañada Flintridge Democratic Club will take place on Sunday, April 27, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Lew/Castro home at 1435 Olive St., La Cañada.
The club will present speaker Carol Liu, who is a candidate for state Senate District 21, and a former representative in the state Assembly.
The club will also vote on endorsements for the races in the U.S. Congress, Congressional District 26, state Senate District 21 and the 44th Assemby District.
For further information, call (818) 503-3325 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
YMCA to hold fire safety event
The Crescenta-Cañada YMCA is holding a fire safety and prevention event this Monday at 7 p.m. at the Y. This event focuses on the senior population and caring for elders still living at home.
There is no charge to attend. The Crescenta-Cañada YMCA is located at 1930 Foothill Blvd. in La Cañada. RSVP to Diane Fortner at (818) 249-6896 or e-mail DFortner@RAH-Cares4U.com.
Arts Council announces gala
The Crescenta Valley Arts Council is holding its second annual Springtime Gala on Saturday, May 3 at the La Crescenta Presbyterian Church.
The event begins at 5:30 p.m. with a fine art exhibit by Crescenta Valley artists and a silent auction.
Entertainment will be provided by Crescenta Valley High School’s top performing choir, the Charismatics. Local resident and renowned Flamenco dancer Jani Quintero will also perform with authentic costume and music.
At 6:30 p.m. dinner will be presented, catered by Damon’s Restaurant of Glendale and Green Street Restaurant of Pasadena, with jazz musician Sean Paxton at the piano.
Following dinner, guests will enjoy an organ concert featuring Dr. Dan Kerr, longtime La Crescenta resident and visiting professor. Dr. Kerr is the director of organ studies at Brigham Young University-Idaho.
The Springtime Gala is the primary fundraiser for Crescenta Valley Arts Council and is an opportunity for the community to enjoy an evening of local artistic talent, as well as support the arts in our community. Admission to the Springtime Gala is $50 and ticket information can be found at www.crescentavalleyartscouncil.org or by calling Marie at (818) 541-7313.
Only 200 tickets will be sold. Those interested in attending are encouraged to purchase tickets as soon as possible.