SETS IN STEPS DANCE CLUB
The Sets In Steps Western Square Dancing Club meets Thursday evenings beginning Jan. 13 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the La Cañada Community Center next to Dilbeck. Dress is casual. The cost is $6 lesson cash and includes refreshments. Partner is suggested but singles are welcome.
For more information, contact chairman Betty Woodhull (818) 249-2651.
La Cañada Community Center 4469 Chevy Chase, La Cañada
MOM’S CLUB HOLDING EXPO
The Mom’s Club of The Foothills annual Preschool Expo will be held Saturday, Jan. 22 from 3-5pm at the Crescenta Valley United Methodist Church located at 2027 Montrose Ave, La Crescenta. Several local preschools are present with pamphlets, applications and reps to talk about their preschool. It’s a great way to see what your preschool options are and it’s all under one roof and it’s free!
CHRISTINE SONG COMING TO MODEST FLY
Modest Fly Art Gallery will be showing Christina Song’s “Paper Idylls” from Jan. 28 through Feb. 19. The opening reception will be held on Jan. 28 from 7-10 p.m.
Illustrator Christina Song graduated from Art Center College of Design and creates work primarily consisting of cut paper, mixed media, three-dimensional elements, found paper, drawings, and paintings. She continually finds inspiration and beauty in nature’s beautiful sceneries and enjoys executing work in a way that is raw, visceral, and thoughtful.
Modest Fly Art Gallery, 7576 Foothill Blvd. Tujunga
NOON CONCERTS OPEN TO PUBLIC
Glendale Noon Concerts is a free admission concert series taking place every first and third Wednesday from 12:10-12:40 p.m. in the newly restored chapel and sanctuary of the First Baptist Church of Glendale (downtown at Louise & Wilson, no religious affiliation).
On Wednesday, Jan. 19, featured will be Tujunga resident cellist Mary Anne Steinberger in a solo recital featuring works by J.S. Bach “Selections from the Suites” for solo cello and Tim Davies “Tinabs: this is not a Bach suite” for solo cello
Mary Anne Steinberger is active as an orchestra, chamber and studio musician in Los Angeles, and Tim Davies is a Los Angeles composer and band leader.
VISIT WITH GREAT PRESIDENTS COMING TO FOREST LAWN
George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison are represented at Forest Lawn-Hollywood Hills “A Visit with Great Presidents.”
As part of Forest Lawn Museum’s History Comes Alive series, “A Visit with Great Presidents” is an interactive educational program that will feature professional actors portraying three of America’s notable presidents engaging each other and the audience in a discussion about their personal and presidential lives as they relate to themes in American history.
This year’s program will feature George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison, discussing the effects of war on the presidency, allowing each President to share his thoughts on the impact that war during his time in office had on his presidency, his popularity, and on the country in general, and how he might have handled military affairs that we face today. Following each president’s presentation, there will be a question and answer segment for the audience. “A Visit with Great Presidents” is entertaining, educational…and free. It takes place on Wednesday, Feb. 2 and Thursday, Feb. 3 at 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
Forest Lawn-Hollywood Hills – Hall of Liberty, 6300 Forest Lawn Drive in Los Angeles.
HIGH SCHOOL REUNION PLANNED
The Crescenta Valley High School class of 1981 is having its 30-year reunion on July 16 at 6 p.m. For more information visit www.cvhsalumni81.myevent.com.
Crescenta Valley Class of 1991 will be holding its 20th reunion on July 23 at the Angeles National Golf Course. Early bird ticket pricing will be $65/person until April 1. For more information contact Sosi at (818) 621-1980 after 5 p.m. or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Find us on Facebook @ CV Falcons – Class of 1991 for complete details of the weekend’s events.
CVHS CHORAL ALUMS WANTED
Former members of choral groups at Crescenta Valley High School are invited to take part in the CVHS Alumni Chorale. The group, composed of CVHS choral alumni men and women, rehearse once a week on Wednesdays from 7:15 p.m. – 9:15 p.m., at the Glendale First United Methodist Church. The group performs for local civic groups and retirement homes in Pasadena, Glendale, La Crescenta, Montrose and Duarte during the holiday season and again in the late spring/early summer. After the holiday season performances the group will resume rehearsals in the middle of January 2011.
Anyone interested can contact Shirley Nute at email@example.com.
FOREST LAWN MUSEUM PRESENTS “LIGHT & HOPE”
Forest Lawn Museum in Glendale presents “Light & Hope” stained glass window display marking the start of the holiday season. This display is of renowned stained glass art that truly symbolizes the season.
“Light & Hope” will depict the seven most significant events in the birth and the early life of Christ, including The Betrothal of Mary and Joseph, The Visitation of Mary and Elizabeth, No Room at the Inn, The Shepherds in the Stable, The Flight into Egypt, Jesus in the Temple, and Joseph, Mary and Jesus in the Carpenter’s Shop. Franz Mayer & Company of Munich, Germany created the windows that date back to 1913.
The display will continue through Feb. 7. Admission is free.
For more information, call (800) 204-3131 or visit www.forestlawn.com.
Forest Lawn Museum, Forest Lawn-Glendale, 1712 S. Glendale Ave., Glendale