AUTHOR DAULTER APPEARING AT BOOKSTORE
Anni Daulter, author of Ice Pop Joy, will be speaking at the Flintridge Bookstore and Coffeehouse on Thursday, April 14 at 10:30 a.m. The book is designed to pull families together in the kitchen to indulge in deliciously sweet and juicy ice pops without consuming refined sugar and fake sweeteners.
In addition to writing, Daulter is the founder of a fresh organic baby food company Bohemian Baby and recently launched her new site Conscious Family Living.
Flintridge Bookstore and Coffeehouse is located at 1010 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada 91011
ARTS FESTIVAL COMING TO BURBANK
Browse thousands of works of art for sale, participate in interactive art projects and enjoy nonstop live entertainment at the Downtown Burbank ARTS Festival on San Fernando Road between Magnolia Boulevard and Olive Avenue on Saturday, April 16 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday, April 17 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. More than 30,000 art patrons are expected to attend. The Downtown Burbank ARTS Festival is free and open to the public.
The four-block show features more than 100 outstanding artists and the next generation of talent from Burbank schools, as well as numerous opportunities to support quality arts education with Burbank Arts for All.
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).
The next concert on April 20 features The KEWA Ensemble that will perform the Ravel String Quartet in F Major.
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. For ticket information and more, contact Sosi at (818) 621-1980 after 5 p.m. or e-mail email@example.com. Find us on Facebook @ CV Falcons – Class of 1991 for complete details of the weekend’s events.
GARDEN TOUR TICKETS AVAILABLE
The 8th Annual Theodore Payne Native Plant garden tour is a self-guided tour of 35 private gardens across the Los Angeles Basin that reveals the beauty and practicality of gardening with California native plants. The tour is April 9 and 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Southern California residents can experience the beauty and ease of gardening with California native plants at the eighth annual Theodore Payne Native Garden. Admission to all gardens on both days is $20. To buy tickets or for information, visit www.theodorepayne.org/Tour/ or call (818) 768-1802.
Learn how to save water, eliminate or reduce pesticides and attract wildlife (birds, hummingbirds, butterflies, etc.) to your garden.
AAUW HOSTING COMMISSIONERS
American Association of University Women, Glendale Branch, will host two commissioners of Glendale’s Commission on the Status of Women, Susan Hunt and Chair Paula Devine, at AAUW’s meeting on Saturday, April 16 at Oakmont Country Club. Hunt will review the creation of the commission, sometimes characterized as the best kept secret in Glendale, while Devine will discuss the commission’s mission, programs, and collaborations. Brunch begins at 9:00 a.m.; the cost is $23. Call (818) 773-2227 before April 14 for reservations.
Oakmont Country Club, 3100 Country Club Drive, Glendale
BEATRIX POTTER IN THE GARDEN
Beatrix Potter in the Garden – an Easter Celebration at the Arboretum takes place on Saturday, April 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The day’s activities for children ages 10 and younger include the annual Easter egg scramble, Potter stories read by Beatrix Potter Society members, live animals featured in the stories, art and gardening, botanic demonstrations, magic, entertainment, games, face painting and photo opportunities. For an additional cost, a special “Brunch with Peter Rabbit” is offered for the entire family.
Event entry fees are $5 per child for members and $10 per child for non-members. Regular Arboretum admission fees apply for non-members.
For details visit www.arboretum.org.
The Arboretum, 301 North Baldwin Ave. in Arcadia
WAW HOLDING TALENT CONTEST
Applications are being accepted for the Second Annual “WAW California Starz Talent Contest” on May 7 at noon at the Community Center of La Cañada Flintridge. WAW Talent Training Studios and The Community Center of La Cañada Flintridge are hosting this community-wide event that showcases the talent of local kids ages 7 to 21. First, second and third places will be awarded in each of four categories: vocal performance, instrumental performance, dance and beauty. Winners will receive cash and prizes
Application forms are available at the Community Center of La Cañada Flintridge, 4469 Chevy Chase Dr. or at WAWentertainment.com where details about the talent show, rules and regulations also are available. The deadline for entries is May 1.
DOCENTS SOUGHT FOR AUTRY, DESCANSO
The Autry in Griffith Park is having a docent class that is scheduled to start in June. The Autry is recruiting interested individuals to attend training that will enable them to share the rich history of the west with museum visitors. For more information, contact Susan DiCato at firstname.lastname@example.org or (323) 667-2000.
The Autry in Griffith Park, 4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles
Descanso Gardens is also currently seeking volunteers to share their time and talent. Volunteers enjoy a rich and meaningful experience at Descanso while helping the Gardens flourish. No experience is necessary to volunteer.
There are openings in many programs, including visitor services, education, Boddy House ambassador and membership table.
For further information, contact Volunteer Programs Manager Tali Arnold at (818) 949-7978 or email@example.com.
Descanso Gardens,1418 Descanso Drive, La Cañada Flintridge