December 19, 2007
The Pacific Park Branch Library presents ?Grandparents and Books? from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at 501 S. Pacific Ave. Call (818) 548-3760. ? The Canasta Players meet from 2 to 5:30 p.m. the second and third Tuesday of the month in the community room of Citibank, 2350 Honolulu Ave., Montrose. Refreshments are $2. For more information, call (818) 906-8655. ? The Pioneer Club of the Foothills, an ecumenical, nonprofit organization for people 55 and older meets the first and third Monday of the month at Holy Redeemer Church, 2411 Montrose Ave. For more information, call (818)
October 19, 2007
Student docents of Rosemont Middle School will present ?Women of the 20th Century? by artist Carol Towler. The community is invited to see the exhibit from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 25. Admission is free. The paintings are part of an exhibit featured at Fullerton?s Muckenthaler Museum in Fullerton. Towler selected these women because their remarkable accomplishments from all walks of life continue to influence women in the twenty-first century. The student docents will give presentations on each painting.
February 16, 2007
The public is invited to a dedication ceremony at the site of the Bonetto House on Saturday, Feb. 17, at 10 a.m. to celebrate the designation of the home as an official Glendale Historic Landmark. Members of the Historical Society of the Crescenta Valley and the Crescenta Valley Heritage Society will be on hand to make a short presentation on the Bonetto family and their contributions to the foothill area. Additionally, the plaque signifying the historic status of the site will be unveiled and a tour of the perfectly preserved circa 1930s English cottage will be given.
February 9, 2007
The Glendale Parks, Recreation & Community Services Department is hosting the 29th Annual Winter Wonderland event at Brand Park at 1601 W. Mountain Street, on Saturday, Feb. 10, beginning at 10 a.m. 60 tons of man-made snow will transform the west side of the park into a winter carnival setting. Children are invited to play in active and passive snow areas, and participate in various snow themed activities. Plastic snow discs will be provided for the downhill snow slides.
January 24, 2007
Journalist's death is topic of 'Forum' Glendale Community College history professor Levon Marashlian will be this week's guest on "The Larry Zarian Forum." Marashlian will discuss the murder of journalist Hrant Dink and the effect it will have on the community. The show airs at 7 p.m. on Thursday on Channel 26. The call in number for the show is (818) 547-3668. Society presents seminar on districts The Glendale Historical Society will present a free seminar on "How to Create a Historic District" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Sparr Heights Recreational Center, 1613 Glencoe Way, Glendale.
May 25, 2007
The Arroyo Singers, a woman's choral group that has provided vocal entertainment in the San Gabriel Valley since 1961, will present their annual spring concert on Sunday, June 3 at 4 p.m. Directed by James Reitzell, the program includes vocal works from 15 countries, from an American folk song, to a Zulu chant. Traditional melodies from France, Spain, Italy, and Russia offer songs of the joy of spring; lilting melodies from China and the Pacific Islands provide a worldwide musical tour ranging in time from Purcell and Mozart.
September 22, 2007
Glendale Adventist Medical Center is looking for volunteers for the new West Tower, which is scheduled to open in September. Volunteers are needed to help patients find their way around the medical center campus. They will provide visitor assistance at an information, unit reception or waiting room desk and provide refreshments and snacks to waiting families via a rolling coffee/beverage cart. Volunteers receive meals and complimentary pedometers to help them achieve daily walking goals.
June 8, 2007
Crescenta Valley High School, class of 2007 will be holding its Senior Reflections celebration this Sunday, June 10, at 4 p.m. at the school's MacDonald Auditorium in La Crescenta. Senior Reflections is one of the most memorable graduation events. As the name indicates, the program was created by students and senior class officers, and is a time to remember their many high school experiences. The event also features faculty and student speakers and choir performances. Graduating students are allowed to invite an unlimited number of guests, unlike the graduation ceremony.