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 www.lacountyairshow.com.
Lancaster JetHawks, LA Airshow Night at The Hangar, 45116 Valley Central Way, Lancaster.
SONS OF NORWAY
The Sons of Norway Edvard Grieg Lodge is playing norge (Norwegian bingo) at Lutheran Church of the Foothills on Saturday, March 22. Social is at 6 p.m., potluck dinner at 6:30 p.m. This is a free event and the public is welcome. Questions can be directed to Jo Ness at (818) 249-8102 or Margaret Schuler at (626) 303-6465.
Lutheran Church of the Foothills, 1700 Foothill Blvd. in La Cañada.
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 entranceway 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
GUEST POETS TO FEATURE MARIKO KITAKUBO, KATHABELA WILSON
The Village Poets of Sunland-Tujunga presents guest poets Mariko Kitakubo and Kathabela Wilson at the upcoming Monthly Reading Series on Sunday, March 23 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Bolton Hall Museum. Kitakubo, from Japan, and Wilson, from Pasadena, will be presenting a poetic dialogue using ancient Japanese poetry form, the tanka.Their presentation will be accompanied by Japanese flutes by Rick Wilson, a math professor at Caltech in Pasadena who is a collector and player of flutes of the world.
Light refreshments will be served; a $3 donation is appreciated.
Village Poets of Sunland-Tujunga: http://www.villagepoets.blogspot.com.
Bolton Hall Museum is located at 10110 Commerce Ave., Tujunga
‘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 Auditorium, 222 E. Harvard St., Glendale
CV ALLIANCE HOSTS TALKS
Paul Royer will discuss, “Dealing with my child’s moods” as part of CV Alliance’s parent resource workshops on Tuesday, March 25 from 7:15 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Crescenta-Cañada YMCA upstairs. Adults only please; childcare available through the Y.Crescenta-Cañada YMCA 1930 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada
“Suicide Prevention Efforts” by Glendale Unified School District is the third topic in CV Alliance’s “Teen Trials & Tribulations: A Series of 4 Talks.” Join Ilin Magran, MS, Student Support Services & Healthy Start, and Karen Carlson, LMFT, Mental Health Programs, on Thursday, March 27 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the CV High library, 2900 Community Ave. in La Crescenta. Free and open to the public.
For more information, email
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.
AFRICAN VIOLET SOCIETY MEETING
The Montrose African Violet Society is having its monthly meeting on Wednesday morning, March 26 at 10 a.m. at Descanso Gardens (Maple Room). The guest speaker will be Michael Moody, president of the International Fern Society. He will be speaking on “All About Growing Ferns.”
Guests are always welcome to attend meetings.
For more information, telephone club president Luis at (323) 236-0104 or visit www.montroseafricanviolets.weebly.com.
Descanso Gardens (Maple Room), 1418 Descanso Drive, La Cañada Flintridge
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 information, call (818) 790-0717.
‘HAPPY HOUR’ FOR LCF ToR
The La Cañada Flintridge Tournament of Roses Association hosts the next local float association happy hour at the home of Dave Spence at 1040 Visa Del Valle Road in La Cañada Flintridge from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Residents and supporters over the age of 18 are invited to attend and no reservations are required. Bring an appetizer to share and enjoy the fun in support of the 2015 Rose Parade float that represents this community.
PASADENA HERITAGE PRESENTS HOME TOUR
Pasadena Heritage presents its Historic Homes of Pasadena, a drive-yourself tour featuring four architecturally diverse homes designed by four distinguished architects, each with a fascinating history showcasing preservation and transformation. Tickets are on sale; early bird discount prices end on Friday, March 28.The tour will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 30. Homes featured are the Bissell House, the Silver Queen House, the Tournament of Roses (formerly owned by the Wrigley family) and the Beach House.
Advance tickets are $40/$35 for members; at the door are $45/$40 for members. Same-day tour tickets may be purchased at the will-call location until 1 p.m. Call (626) 441-6333
ext 18 for more information or visit
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.
A requested donation of $2.50 the door will benefit the McGroarty Arts Center.
McGroarty Arts Center, 7570 McGroarty Terrace, Tujunga