3E IS DAY DEDICATED TO WOMEN
On Saturday, March 15 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Heal Within founder Liza Boubari presents “Heal-thy Mind, Body & Spirit,” a one day event for women to awaken mind and spirit, discover wellness from within, gain insight to leading edge ideas, find kinship with others, experience healing circle and drums, dissolve negative thoughts and emotions and immerse in being present.
Create new habits and relationships through love and collaboration, tapping into natural gifts of passion, femininity and spirituality. Guest speakers are Dr. Nalini Chilkov, L.Ac., O.M.D., Heather McCloskey-Beck and Keri Tombazian. Mistress of ceremonies is Anush Hovsepyan-Gagua.
The cost is $135/person, $200/for two, which includes lunch and gift bag.
3E takes place at the Castaway at 1250 E. Harvard Road in Burbank.
LCWC PRESENTS ‘STEP INTO SPRING’
La Crescenta Woman’s Club presents Step Into Spring fashion show on Saturday, March 15 at 10:30 a.m. at the clubhouse.
Fashions by Talbots. Tickets are $40 (cash/check only) and include fashion show, luncheon, opportunities, silent auction and live auction.
Contact reservations chairperson Cindy Charles (818) 389-2266 or event coordinator Vickie Guagliardo at
Portion of proceeds to benefit The Firehouse (a local teen youth center) and Saddles for Soldiers (a therapeutic equine program for veterans).
Make checks payable to La Crescenta Woman’s Club, and mail to Cindy Charles, 3402 Gromer Terrace, La Crescenta 91214.
La Crescenta Woman’s Club is located at 4004 La Crescenta Ave., La Crescenta.
GLENDALE ELKS CAR SHOW #1289
The Glendale Elks 19th Annual Charity Car Show will be held on Sunday, March 16 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 120 E. Colorado Blvd. The public is welcome to come inspect an array of cars ranging from a 1914 Ford Model T to custom modified cars of many descriptions.
Both breakfast and lunch will be served throughout the day plus raffles and a silent auction. The event is free to the public.
For more information, call
‘ROBIN HOOD TAX’ FEATURED AT DEMO CLUB MEETING
Speakers for the “Robin Hood Tax” will be featured at the Cañada Crescenta Democratic Club meeting on Sunday, March 16 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the home of Dona Mitoma and Marvin Inouye of La Cañada.
Marie Walcek of the California Nurses Association and Pierre Ungaro, RN, will explain the impact of the potential Financial Speculation (or Transaction) Tax (FST/FTT), a half percent levy on trades in derivatives, stocks, bonds, and foreign currency exchanges. This tax, aimed at the financial sector rather than individual investors, is projected to bring hundreds of billions of dollars into the U.S. Treasury.
Club business will include consideration and voting for or against endorsement of a candidate for L.A. County Sheriff. Jerry Reynolds is club president.
More information can be found at http://canadacrescentadems.org.
DAY AT THE RACES
The Crescenta Valley Sheriff Support Group, the Crescenta Valley and the Montrose-Verdugo City chambers of commerce are hosting the 6th Annual Crescenta Valley Day at the Races at the Santa Anita Race Track on Sunday, March 16.
The cost is $25 for adults (18 and over) and $15 for attendees 17 and under. The event takes place at the Top of the Stretch on the grandstand side – a prime viewing area. Each attendee will enjoy nine exciting thoroughbred races, parking, an official race program, barbecue lunch, soft drinks and “expert” handicapping advice from Rick Dinger.
The barbecue lunch will once again be donated by Schreiner’s Fine Sausages.
There will also be a raffle and silent auction so everyone will have the opportunity to leave a winner. Proceeds benefit the CV Sheriff Support Group and both local chambers.
For more information, call the chamber office at (818) 248-4957.
FASHION SHOW, LUNCHEON AT PASADENA WOMEN’S CONNECTION
A spring fashion show and luncheon will be presented by the Pasadena Women’s Connection on Wednesday, March 19 at 11:30 a.m. at the Women’s City Club of Pasadena. Eileen Gerber and her traveling boutique will feature the latest fashions for 2014.
Motivational speaker Karon Kanadjian, former Navy wife, mom, marathon runner and model, will tell how her “life has been like a road map.”
Tickets are $23. For reservations call Darlene (818) 353-2212 or Carole
Women’s City Club of Pasadena,160 N. Oakland Ave., Pasadena.
NOON CONCERTS OPEN TO PUBLIC
Glendale Noon Concerts is a free admission concert series taking 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 March 19 and features countertenor Brian Asawa in recital with pianist Mark Salters.
First Baptist Church of Glendale, 209 N. Louise St. (at Wilson) in Glendale.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY AIR SHOW NIGHT AT THE HANGAR
The U.S. Navy Blue Angels will be among the air show performers attending and addressing the crowd at the Los Angeles County Air Show Night at The Hangar. Benefitting the Flight Test Historical Foundation, the event is open to the public beginning at 6 p.m. on March 21 as a continued celebration of the inaugural Los Angeles County Air Show. Tickets are currently on sale and festivities will include a performance by the Jacob Nelson Band and conclude with a JetHawks fireworks display.
General admission tickets are $10 each. Traditional ballpark food and beer will be available for purchase throughout the evening.
For more information about the Los Angeles County Air Show, visit
Lancaster JetHawks, LA Airshow Night at The Hangar, 45116 Valley Central Way, Lancaster
BRAND NEW! RE-OPENING GALA
Be among the first to make your entrance into the newly restored and revitalized Brand Library & Art Center in Glendale.
The gala is on Saturday, March 22 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. The cost is $125 per ticket.
The new “Brand” will make its big debut in style with a shimmering VIP gala celebration. Put on your best duds and saunter up the brand new stairway through the brand new entrance way and party into the evening. Enjoy a sumptuous array of hors d’oeuvres and specialty cocktails while exploring the newly restored and revitalized treasure.
Purchase tickets now at glendalearts.org/event/Brand-Library-Gala.
Brand Library & Art Center, 1601 W. Mountain St., Glendale
‘MISS REPRESENTATION’ AT GLENDALE LIBRARY
The screening of “Miss Representation” will take place on Tuesday, March 25 at 7 p.m. in the Glendale Public Library auditorium. The film and post screening discussion are free to the public. Those who have already seen the film are welcome to join for the discussion at approximately 8:30 p.m.
The film, released in 2011, presents how women and girls are under-represented in positions of power and influence in America.
An accompanying curriculum for educators of K-12 and college level students is available through the City of Glendale Library, Arts and Culture Dept. as part of this program. Educators and parents are particularly encouraged to attend.
Glendale Public Library is located at 222 E. Harvard St., Glendale.
GLA HOLDING MIXER
The Glendale Latino Assn. is having its next mixer at Carousel in Glendale on Wednesday, March 26 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Admission is $10 for members, $15 for non-members. Everyone is invited to network, meet and mingle. All contributions and sponsorships benefit the GLA scholarship fund.
Carousel is located At 304 N. Brand Blvd. in Glendale.
BOOK LAUNCH/READING/BOOKSIGNING WITH BONNIE SCHROEDER
Author Bonnie Schroeder will be reading from her new book, “Mending Dreams” at Flintridge Bookstore and Coffeeshop at a reception on March 26 at 7 p.m.
“Mending Dreams” is a contemporary woman’s novel of love, loyalty, betrayal, and renewal.
Schroeder has published short stories including “The Go-Between,” “What’s in a Name?” and “A Losing Game.” “Mending Dreams” is her first published novel.
Flintridge Bookstore and Coffeehouse is located at 1010 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada Flintridge, at the intersection of Foothill Boulevard and Angeles Crest Highway.
For more information, call (818) 790-0717.
MUSIC & CONVERSATION
On March 28 at 7 p.m. at McGroarty Arts Center, violinist Dr. Svetlana Oganesian will be performing while entertaining and educating her audience with interesting stories about the pieces and their composers. A celebration of Bach’s birthday is planned with a trio for flute, violin and piano; also Piazzolla trio for flute, violin, piano and some scintillating violin pieces. Saida Moore will be playing the piano.
A requested donation of $2.50 the door will benefit the McGroarty Arts Center.
McGroarty Arts Center, 7570 McGroarty Terrace, Tujunga
‘HOLISTIC MONEY’ COMING TO TOP PERFORMANCE ACADEMY
Financial educator Terry Chung will be speaking to students and families on the topic of ‘holistic money’ at the Colburn School in downtown Los Angeles on March 30 at 4 p.m. The aim of Chung’s holistic money seminars is to “bring Wall Street wealth to Main Street America.”
Seminars run about an hour and are free.
The Colburn School, 200 S. Grand Ave, Los Angeles; Olive Room 229
‘LA BELLA EPOQUE’ FROM SALON DE MUSIQUES
The next presentation of Salon de Musiques is on April 6 and is dedicated to “La Belle Epoque” with the Expressionism Movement. The program features four composers: Reynaldo Hahn, Benjamin Godard, Samuel Coleridge Taylor and Ernest Chausson.
The Pantoum Trio (Tereza Stanislav, violin, Cecilia Tsan, cello and Steven Vanhauwaert, piano) will be joined by Hae Ji Chang, soprano.
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 $39 for student, and $65 (includes dinner and drinks).
The performance takes place at 4 p.m. at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, fifth floor, 135 N. Grand Ave, Los Angeles.
‘SIMPLY SPEAKING’ LUNCHEON
On Saturday, April 12, the Junior League of Pasadena, Inc. (JLP) will host its first annual benefit luncheon, Simply Speaking, at the University Club of Pasadena. The event will highlight guest speaker and organizational expert Peter Walsh, star of the popular TLC network TV program “Clean Sweep” and author of several best-selling books on clutter and organization. The event will feature a seated lunch, silent auction and a donation drawing.
In addition, the 2014 recipient of the Nancy Reed Payne Achievement Award will be announced acknowledging a sustaining member for her exceptional contribution and years of dedication to the Junior League and to her community.
Simply Speaking luncheon tickets can be purchased at $125 for general seating or $175 for preferred seating. All funds raised through the event will directly benefit the Junior League of Pasadena and their community partners and projects.
To purchase tickets and to learn more about the Junior League of Pasadena, visit www.MyJLP.com.
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.