LEISURE CLUB HOSTS ASIAN ‘TOUR’
The Leisure Club extends an invitation to hear local residents Frasier and Dee Draper on Friday, March 2 who will present a travelogue slide show of their recent trip to Mongolia, the Gobi Desert and the Steppes of Central Asia.
All are invited at 1 p.m. in the Friendship Hall of the Lutheran Church in the Foothills. Parking is free and so are the refreshments.
Lutheran Church in the Foothills, 1700 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada
EUBANK GUEST OF VHAA
The Verdugo Hills Art Association hosts artist Danielle Eubank at its next meeting on Friday at The Community Center of La Cañada Flintridge from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The public can attend; the fee is $5.
Eubank’s painting rests on the line between abstraction and representation with forms created by ripples in a pond or the lines of receding waves a foundation for further deconstruction. She states that she looks for the tipping point between the conceptual and visible, the shapes, lines, tones, and colors of water that perpetually engages her.
Community Center of La Cañada Flintridge, 4469 Chevy Chase, La Cañada
LINNEMEYER TO SPEAK ON MACCOY
Brand Library Art Galleries presents a talk by Alan Linnemeyer on the life and work of renowned southern California artist and educator Guy Maccoy (1904-1981) on Saturday, March 3 at 3:30 p.m.
Linnemeyer knew and worked with Maccoy for more than a decade and is the caretaker of hundreds of his original prints and ephemera and other materials from Maccoy’s studio. He is passionate about sharing Maccoy’s legacy through education. His talk will cover the serigraph process developed by Maccoy, the history of the studio that produced Maccoy’s own work as well as that of other artists including Peter Hurd, Fredrick & Eileen Whitaker, Millard Sheets, and Peter Ellenshaw.
Linnemeyer will illustrate his talk with a large portfolio of original prints.
This event is free and open to the public and there is ample free parking.
Brand Library & Art Center is located at 1601 W. Mountain St. , Glendale.
GLENDALE QUILT GUILD MEETING
Om Wednesday, March 7 at 6:30 p.m. the speaker at the Glendale Quilt Guild meeting Tina Curran, a local quilter of award winning and nationally published quilts who will present a trunk showing of her many contemporary designed quilts.
The Glendale Quilt Guild meets at Glendale Central Library. Meetings are free to members and $5 for visitors. Social hour is at 6 p.m. and precedes the meeting at 6:30 p.m. Refreshments are served at break.
For more information, visit www.glendalequiltguild.org or phone Barbara at (818) 768-3052.
Glendale Quilt Guild meets at Glendale Central Library, 222 E. Harvard Ave. in Glendale.
MOSIAC WORKSHOP OFFERED AT COMMUNITY CENTER
The Community Center of La Canada Flintridge is offering a mosaic workshop on Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. continuing through March 7.
The course offers a foundation from which participants can continue to design and make mosaics at home. The cost is $120 per participant.
For more information, call (818) 790-4353 or visit www.cclcf.org.
Community Center of La Cañada Flintridge, 4459
FREE TAX PREPARATION
Residents can receive free tax preparation under the Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) program provided through AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, a tax-exempt charity of AARP. Membership in AARP is not required.
Free tax preparation can be obtained at La Crescenta County Library, 2809 Foothill Blvd. (corner of La Crescenta Avenue) through Friday, April 13. The hours are Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Taxpayers will be served on a “first-come-first-served” basis; no advanced reservations are available. Enter from the upper level parking lot.
For details, visit www.cvweekly.com, click on Between Friends and see Tax Information.
WINDOW RESTORATION WORKSHOP BY TGHS
The Glendale Historical Society (TGHS) will present a window maintenance and restoration workshop that will highlight how vintage wood windows can be maintained and restored rather than replaced and sent to the landfill. The workshop, which is free and open to the public, will be held from noon to 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 4 in Brand Park in front of the Victorian Doctors House, which has 120-year old wood windows that are in fine working condition.
The workshop will feature Ed Sanchez, owner of Window Restoration and Repair, and master carpenter Alan Adams who has 25 years of experience in construction.
For more information, call (818) 242-7447 or visit www.glendalehistorical.org.
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 restored chapel and sanctuary of the First Baptist Church of Glendale (downtown at Louise & Wilson, no religious affiliation).
The next concert is on March 7 and features clarinetist James Sullivan & Friends who perform works by Max Bruch and Luigi Bassi.
‘PROGRESSIONS’ EXHIBIT AT FOREST LAWN
Forest Lawn is hosting Syd Mead: Progressions, a captivating exhibit of work by legendary artist Syd Mead through April 15. The exhibit is a retrospective of more than 50 years of Mead’s artwork, ranging from selections from his academic years to his most current works.
The Syd Mead: Progressions exhibit demonstrates the artist’s uncanny ability to take contemporary concepts and translate them into believable and practical visions of the future. This unique talent has earned him the title of “Visual Futurist.” The exhibit includes finished paintings that capture everything from conceptual terrestrial and extraterrestrial vehicles to interplanetary resort destinations.
This is a free event.
For more information, call (800) 204-3131 or visit www.forestlawn.com.
Forest Lawn Museum, Forest Lawn-Glendale, 1712 S. Glendale Ave.
KEIFER FEATURED SPEAKER
American Association of University Women presents Dr. Jill Kiefer speaking on Fine Arts and Art History at their branch meeting on Saturday, March 10 at 9 a.m. at the Oakmont Country Club. Dr.Kiefer teaches Art History at Mount Saint Mary’s College and also teaches Fine Arts and Art History at Pasadena College, Glendale College and the Palos Verdes Art Center.
She completed her own academic work at the University of New Mexico, Saint Johns College and Warnborough College in Canterbury, England. She is currently writing and producing an art history series and a studio workshop series for new media and web venues.
Brunch is $25 per person. Call (818) 246-9457 for reservations.
Oakmont Country Club, 3100 Country Club Drive, Glendale
PANHELLENIC SCHOLARSHIP LUNCHEON PLANNED
The annual Alumnae Panhellenic Scholarship luncheon will be held on March 10 at the Oakmont Country Club.
The Glendale Area Alumnae Panhellenic provides financial assistance to young women from the area attending college. Each year, scholarship grants are awarded to qualified, college bound, high school senior women from over 10 private and public high schools in the area, and to college sorority women who meet different eligibility requirements.
Everyone is invited to attend the luncheon; sorority membership is not required. Reservations are required, and the price per person is $55.
The luncheon starts at 11 a.m. with a social hour, followed by lunch starting at noon. The guest speaker is Denise Hamilton, former Los Angeles Times reporter, award winning journalist and author of nine crime novels.
The event will end with the drawing of raffle prize winners and announcement of the silent auction winners.
The invitation and reservation form is available on the website www.glendalepanhellenic.org or by contacting the benefit co-chairwomen Harriet Rector at (818) 247-5651 or Georgine Archer at (818) 848-5664 for additional information.
Oakmont Country Club, 3100 Country Club Dr., Glendale
SIERRA CLUB HOSTS WILDLIFE WAYSTATION
The Crescenta Valley Sierra Club presents The Wildlife Waystation on Tuesday, March 13 at 7:30 p.m. at the La Crescenta Library. Please enter on La Crescenta Avenue for the meeting room and parking.
Martine Colette, director and founder of the Wildlife Waystation since 1976, houses, cares for and protects wild and exotic animals that have been injured, abused and abandoned. The Waystation now is caring for over 400 animals.
clude a shotgun start, scramble format, golf contests, wine and beer tasting courtesy of sponsors One Hope Wines and Fireman’s Brew, raffle prizes, silent auction and awards dinner reception.
The public is encouraged to visit the event website for additional information, sponsorship opportunities and to make golf and dinner reservations at www.otccharityevents.org or call volunteer tournament director Teresa Woolson at (818) 590-3319.