The La Crescenta Woman’s Club will be holding an antique and collectable sale on Jan. 11. Unique items!
For information, call Gloria Lee at (818) 248-9454 or Sandy Satterwhite at (818) 209-1967.
La Crescenta Woman’s Club is located at 4011 La Crescenta Ave., La Crescenta.
NEWS FROM JCK
Jewel City Knitters will hold its monthly JCK Charity Knit & Crochet on Saturday, Jan. 11 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Chevy Chase Library, 3301 East Chevy Chase Drive, Glendale, (818) 548-2046. Enjoy a relaxed afternoon of knit, crochet, and conversation. For more information, visit www.jewelcityknitters.com or email email@example.com.
LE SALON DE MUSIQUES OFFERS ‘DUO RECITAL’
Le Salon De Musiques continues its 2013-14 season on Sunday, Jan. 12 with a special “duo recital” for cello and piano with the magical Leon Boellmann’s “Sonata op 40 in A minor.” The performance, directed by founding artistic director François Chouchan with co-artistic director John Walz, will also feature the “Sonata for Cello and Piano op 143” by Francis Poulenc, and the “Sonata for Cello and Piano n.1 H 277” by S. Martinu.
Le Salon de Musiques is a unique musical experience in that the stage is removed, putting the artists next to the audience creating a personal and intimate experience. The concert is being performed on the 5th floor of the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. An informal Q&A with the artists will follow the performance and a gourmet buffet dinner provided by Patina with French champagne will be served.
Tickets are $65 (includes dinner and drinks) and available for purchase online at http://www.lesalondemusiques.com/tickets.asp.
ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP OFFERED
Mountview Retirement Home sponsors a monthly free Alzheimer’s Support Group on the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. The next group will be held on Tuesday, Jan.14 at 7 p.m.
Mountview Retirement Home is located at 2640 Honolulu, Montrose and can be reached at (818) 248-6737. All are welcome.
NOON CONCERTS OPEN TO PUBLIC
Glendale Noon Concerts is a free admission concert series that takes place every first and third Wednesday from 12:10 p.m. to 12:40 p.m. in the restored chapel and sanctuary of the First Baptist Church of Glendale (downtown at Louise & Wilson, no religious affiliation).
The next concert is on Jan. 15 and features Mike Perlowin performing on the pedal steel guitar.
First Baptist Church of Glendale, 209 N. Louise St. (at Wilson) in Glendale.
KLEMM TO SPEAK AT CV SIERRA CLUB
The Crescenta Valley Sierra Club Group will feature Roger Klemm’s, Guerrilla Gardening and California Native Plants on Jan. 14 at 7:30 p.m. at the La Crescenta Library, 2809 Foothill Blvd. Please enter at La Crescenta Avenue for parking and the meeting place.
Roger Klemm is a software engineer at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and has been involved with various community groups promoting conservation and environmentally sensible landscaping for over 20 years. He has renovated community and school gardens, planted trees in local parks and is introducing native plants on the campus where he works. He is actively involved with the eradication of invasive exotic plants in the Angeles National Forest and at the Rosemont Preserve.
Klemm has a wealth of real-life knowledge of native plants, both where and how they grow in the wild and how they can grace cultivated landscapes.
The program begins following news of conservation and outings. This is a free program and everyone is welcome. Refreshments will be served.
Contact Wayne Fisher at (818) 353-4181 for further information.
PASADENA WOMEN’S CONNECTION
The Scarves and More luncheon and program will be presented by the Pasadena Women’s Connection on Wednesday, Jan. 15 at 11:30 a.m. at the Women’s City Club of Pasadena.
Everyone is invited for a fun afternoon of learning new ways to use and tie scarves with Pat Longwell, “The Scarf Lady.” Motivational speaker is Lynne Leite, owner of Guidance Real Estate, who will share “How to be a Princess” or “Ever Feel Like a Mad Hatter?”
Tickets are $23. For reservations, call Darlene (818) 353-2212 or Carole (818) 790-1907.
The Women’s City Club of Pasadena, 160 N. Oakland Ave., Pasadena.
MONTHLY AFRICAN VIOLET SOCIETY MEETING
The Montrose African Violet Society is having its next monthly meeting on Wednesday morning, Jan. 22 at 10 a.m. The location is Descanso Gardens (Maple Room). Guests are always welcome to attend meetings.
For more information, telephone our club president Luis at (323) 236-0104.
Descanso Gardens is located at 1418 Descanso Drive, La Cañada Flintridge.
BACH ON L.A. MASTER CHORALE ROSTER
Los Angeles Master Chorale is celebrating its 50th season anniversary weekend on Saturday, Jan. 25 at 2 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 26 at 7 p.m. featuring two performances of Bach’s B Minor Mass. Grant Gershon will be conducting at Walt Disney Concert Hall.
Concert tickets range from $29 to $129; student rush seats available at box office two hours before the performance.
Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles
GLA HOSTING MIXER
Glendale Latino Association will be holding its January mixer on Wednesday, Jan. 29 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Massage Envy located at 333 N. Brand Blvd. in Glendale. Admission is $10 for members and $15 for non members. Contributions benefit the GLA annual scholarship fund for GUSD and GCC students.
Join us for an evening of networking and fun!
BERGERON, MARTIN GUEST ARTISTS
The Caltech Jazz Bands, directed by Barb Catlin, will present their annual guest artist concert featuring Grammy nominated trumpeter Wayne Bergeron and jazz trombonist extraordinaire Andy Martin on Feb.1 at 8 p.m. in Caltech’s Beckman Auditorium. Admission fees are $5 for students and seniors, and $10 for general admission. Parking is free near the auditorium. Early arrival is recommended, as a full house is expected. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.
Bergeron and Martin are both Yamaha performing artists and enjoy their work as clinicians and guest artists both nationally and internationally. The Caltech music department is excited to bring these well-respected and entertaining musicians to our program.
For further information, call the Caltech Ticket Office at (626) 395-4652 Monday through Friday between the hours of noon and 5 p.m., or visit the band’s website at http://bands.caltech.edu.
On Saturday, Feb. 8 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the La Crescenta Woman’s Club, the American Sewing Guild, Los Angeles is hosting a sew-in and microwave dying workshop.
Participants of the sew-in will spend the day finishing UFOs, meet new sewers and get some help or ideas.
The microwave dying is taught by award winning fiber artist Audrey Durnan.
Dye the provided silk in the morning and sew or serge it up in the afternoon.
For more information, class cost and purchasing, visit www.asgla.org/Sewin.html.
The La Crescenta Woman’s Club, 4004 La Crescenta Ave. in La Crescenta
TIME EXPOSURE AT BOLTON HALL
Little Landers Historical Society announces the installation of a new temporary Bolton Hall exhibit. Until April 2014, Time Exposure will display an extensive collection of vintage cameras and projection equipment. Visit Bolton Hall to see how photo memories were recorded in the olden days.
Bolton Hall is open to the public on Tuesday and Sunday afternoons from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and entrance is free. Special group tours may also be arranged.
Additional information is available from Little Landers Historical Society at (818) 352-3420, www.littlelandershistoricalsociety.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bolton Hall Museum, 10110 Commerce Ave., Tujunga
DBSA OFFERS SUPPORT GROUP
Depression Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) has a support group meeting every Tuesday at Vallejo Drive Adventist Church in Glendale every Tuesday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. DBSA provides hope, help, and support through peer-based, recovery oriented empowering services, and resources when people need them and how they need to receive them.
For more information, call Wanda Sellers at (818) 352-4346, email email@example.com or visit dbsalosangelesne.org.
Vallejo Drive Adventist Church, 300 Vallejo Dr., Room 106 in Glendale.
NEWS FROM FRIENDS OF THE SUNLAND-TUJUNGA BRANCH LIBRARY
The bookstore of the Friends of the Sunland-Tujunga branch of the library, which is located inside the library, is filled with used books on almost every subject. There are books on psychology, religion, self-help, cooking, classics and many more subjects. It is open during library hours (except evenings). Prices range from 10 cents to a few dollars. All books are donated.
All monies collected from the sale of these books support the Sunland-Tujunga Branch Library in purchasing new books, DVDs and equipment. The Friends also support programs for children and young adults as well as adults. It is a 501(c)3 organization, so donations are tax deductible. Arrangements can be made to pick-up large donations. Call the library at (818) 352-4481 to schedule a pick-up.
Sunland-Tujunga Branch Library, 7771 Foothill Blvd., Tujunga
TOPS OFFERS LOCAL MEETINGS
T.O.P.S. – Take Off Pounds Sensibly – is a self-accountability group meeting held every Monday. Weigh in is from 6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
An hour meeting follows in the education building of Center for Spiritual Living, 4845 Dunsmore (at Santa Carlotta). For more information, call and leave a message for T.O.P.S. at (818) 957-8442.
A meeting is also held in Sunland on Thursdays. Weigh-in is at 6:30 p.m.; meeting at 7 p.m. at New Hope Community Church, 10438 Oro Vista St., Sunland. Contact Jeanie Druebert at (818) 353-5015.
GLENDALE ONE TOASTMASTERS
Glendale One Toastmasters meets from 6:45 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesdays at Shakers Restaurant in Glendale. Toastmasters is a non-profit organization developing public speaking and leadership skills through practice and feedback in local clubs since 1924.
For more information, call (818) 314-4964.
Shakers Restaurant, 801 N. Central, Glendale
FREE DIABETES COMMUNITY EDUCATION CLASS
The Diabetes Care Center at Glendale Adventist Medical Center invites the community to a free diabetes community education class held every Tuesday from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the hospital (Committee Room A).
Participants will learn more about living with diabetes – care and treatment, healthy eating strategies – the importance of blood glucose monitoring and AIC and tools for healthy life style to reduce the risk of complications.
For more information or to RSVP, call (818) 409-8100.
Glendale Adventist Medical Center (Committee Room A – Ground Floor), 1509 Wilson Terrace, Glendale
BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT GROUP AT Y
The Crescenta-Cañada Family YMCA, in partnership with the La Leche League, is hosting a monthly infant lactation and development support group to help support new mothers. This monthly group meets on the third Friday of each month from noon-1 p.m. This group is free and open to the community and will answer all breastfeeding related questions that new mothers may have.
The Y is also offering a Mindful Parenting Course designed to help parents connect to their children and raise them to thrive. This course is adapted from the work of Dan Siegal, M.D and will focus on reducing daily stress while connecting with your child. The classes meet weekly on Tuesdays. The course is open to all and there is a fee to attend.
For more information, contact the Y at (818) 790-0123.
The Y is located at 1930 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada