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Todd Moster of Moster Legal Placement in L.A. and author of “The Underground Guide to Job Interviewing: A Quick and Irreverent Primer for the Working Professional” that helps job candidates is doing a book signing on Sunday at 4 p.m. at Vroman’s book store at 695 E. Colorado Blvd. in Pasadena.

A fundraiser is planned for Eye on Jacob at the Santa Anita Race track in the Chandelier room on March 17 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. The event is to raise research funds of which 100% is donated to a dedicated doctor and team at the Univ. of Iowa for Usher Syndrome. Participants will enjoy a casino night filled with entertainment, appetizers, drinks and lots of games and silent auction items including trips as prizes to our top game winners.

Please contact Sonia at (818) 669-3949 or Joanna Nelson at for further information.

A meeting of the Cañada Crescenta Democratic Club will be held on Sunday, March 18 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the La Crescenta home of Greta Pruitt.  Kicking off a series of presentations by local candidates and races, the March meeting will feature Patricia Horton, representing Congressman Adam Schiff, and Deputy District Attorney Danette Myers who is running for district attorney.  Schiff is up for reelection for the 29th District which, as a result of redistricting, now includes La Cañada Flintridge and La Crescenta.

No charge.  Members and newcomers are all welcomed.

Location details at or call (818) 249-9691.

Moonday East will feature poet Melissa Studdard on March 18 at 2 p.m. at Flintridge Bookstore in La Cañada.  Moonday is produced and hosted by Alice Pero and co-produced by Lois P. Jones. The East Side reading occurs on the third Sunday of every month from 2 p.m. to 4 pm. There will be a feature and open mic.

Melissa Studdard is the author of the best­selling novel “Six Weeks to Yehidah” and the newly released “My Yehidah,” a companion journal that nurtures emotional intelligence, creativity, and authenticity. Studdard’s poetry, fiction, essays, reviews and articles have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies. She currently serves as a reviewer-at-large for “The National Poetry Review,” an editorial advisor for Lapis Lazuli Journal of The Harold Pinter Society of India, and a contributing editor for both “The Criterion” and “Tiferet.”

Flintridge Bookstore and Coffeehouse is located at 1010 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada Flintridge, at the intersection of Foothill Boulevard and the Angeles Crest Highway.  Parking is in the rear of the store.  For more information, call (818) 790-0717.

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 21 and features Calico Winds in a concert of quartets and duos by Hovhaness, Poulenc, Jan Bach & Rossini.

The Rose Leaf Ragtime Club, now in its 17th year of operation, meets on the last Sunday of every month and will next gather on Sunday, March 25 at the Aztec Hotel’s Mayan Restaurant from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

There is a suggested donation of $2 (performers are not asked to donate). Ragtime and related types of music, classic and contemporary, are played on one or two upright pianos as well as on other instruments.  Performers, listeners and dancers (there’s a small dance floor) are always welcome.

For further information call Hal Leavens (626) 359-8648 or Ron Ross (818) 766-2384 or send email to

Plenty of free parking at the west side of the hotel.

More information on the Rose Leaf Ragtime Club is available at

The Aztec Hotel is located at 311 W. Foothill Blvd. in Monrovia.

ASTER – Assisting Seniors Through Enhanced Resources – will present a workshop on Thursday, March 22 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Great Senior Half & Full Day Travel. Local seniors will talk about inexpensive fun local trips, Montrose Travel will provide all types of inexpensive travel ideas throughout southern California. In addition Dr, Dennis Chang will discuss travel safety for seniors.

Refreshments and door prizes will be provided.

The event will be hosted at the Crescenta Cañada YMCA in the Patio Room. A parking lot shuttle will be provided as well as a shuttle for overflow parking.

For more details, email or call (818) 306-5224 or visit

Crescenta Cañada YMCA, 1930 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada

Glendale Healthy Kids is hosting a Kids Health & Fitness Expo on Saturday, March 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Edison Pacific Community Center. Included with be vision and hearing exams, Lions’ Eye screening for children ages 0 to 4 years, dental screening, scoliosis screening plus a rock climbing wall, child ID fingerprinting, nutrition information, TDAP immunizations ($35 fee) and more.

For more information, contact Camille Levee at (818) 548-7931.

Edison Pacific Community Center, 501 S. Pacific Ave. in Glendale

Reservations are due by March 19 for the Torsk & Meatball Dinner on Saturday, March 24 at Edvard Grieg Lodge at the Lutheran Church of the Foothills. Call M. Schuler at (626) 303-6465 to make a reservation. Adults are $20 and children are $10. Happy hour is at 5:30 p.m. and dinner follows at 6:30 p.m. All are invited to join in this annual dinner/fundraiser. Lefse will be available for sale.

Lutheran Church of the Foothills is located at 1700 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada.

Registration is now available for the L.A. Free to Breathe® Lung Cancer Yogathon on Sunday, March 25, a fun event for the entire family from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. that brings the community together to inspire hope and create change for everyone impacted by lung cancer. The event takes place at Women’s Club of Hollywood at 1749 N. LaBrea Ave. in Los Angeles.

A minimum donation is required of $25 to $30. Youngsters can also participate in a children’s yoga program or enjoy other activities at the Kids’ Corner. Come help make a difference!

All proceeds help support the National Lung Cancer Partnership’s vital research, education and awareness programs.

To learn more, visit

The American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) Verdugo Glen chapter dinner and business meeting is on Wednesday, March 28 at 6 p.m. at the Glendale Elks Lodge in Glendale. Donna Hempel will conduct an interactive program in ABWA’s Women’s Instructional Network (WIN), which features online training programs and member connection.  Dinner cost is $20. For information and reservations call (818) 548-1525 or (818) 512-4079.

Glendale Elks Lodge, 120 E. Colorado, Glendale

Holidays Abroad! is the theme for this year’s fashion show and luncheon hosted by the La Crescenta Woman’s Club. The event takes place on Saturday, March 31 at 10 a.m.  Fashions by Veronica M. The cost is $35 per person and reservations can be made by contacting  Marianne Jennings, 3406 Rosemary Ave., Glendale, 91208 or by calling (818) 249-5443.

La Crescenta Woman’s Club, 4004 La Crescenta Ave., La Crescenta

Ed Ames is coming to La Cañada!  He will be the guest speaker for the La Crescenta Valley Republican Women Federated meeting on Thursday, April 12 at the La Cañada Flintridge Country Club from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.  The cost is $25. RSVP to Ellen (818) 248-0924 or Molly (818) 248-4825.

Ames is an entertainer famous for his songs “Try To Remember,” “My Cup Runneth Over”, stage career “The Fantasticks,” “Carnival,” and “South Pacific” and television roles Mingo on “Daniel Boone” and others. Ames has been active in conservative politics for some time and has appeared and been a speaker at many functions.

La Cañada Flintridge Country Club, 5500 Godbey Drive, La Canada,

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