YMCA HOSTING VEGGING OUT
On Friday, April 3 from 10 a.m. to noon, the YMCA is hosting a free children’s nutrition event Vegging Out. This event is sponsored by Earthly Delights Garden Design, MOMS Club of Glendale East, Whole Foods, Young Cooks and Great Books and the YMCA. Activities include preparing healthy and delicious snacks hosted by children’s cooking guru Sonia Chung. A professional nutritionist will be on hand to answer any questions and provide insight into kid’s nutrition. The event will be held in a secure, shaded play structure at the YMCA where children can play and participate in activities. All ages are welcome to this free event. YMCA of the Foothills, 1930 FoothillBlvd, La Cañada Flintridge.
SONS OF NORWAY
Reservations are due for Sons of Norway Grieg Lodge catered Norwegian dinner on Saturday, April 24. Social hour is 5:30, dinner 6:30. The cost is $15 per person. Call Margaret Schuler at (626) 303-6465 to reserve. Everyone is welcome at their annual anniversary and awards dinner being held at the American Legion Hall, 4011 La Crescenta Ave., La Crescenta.
HIGH SCHOOL REUNIONS
The Crescenta Valley High School class of 1990 is holding its
20-year reunion on Saturday, May 29
at the Glendale Hilton. The event begins at 6 p.m. Tickets are $99 per person and are available through
Other events will be held throughout the weekend. For more information contact Deborah (von Speierman) Prinster, the reunion chairperson, at email@example.com.
The Crescenta Valley High School class of 2000 is having its 10-year reunion on July 17. From 6:30 to 10 p.m. there will be a hosted bar, reception buffet and awesome door prizes. The event is being held at the ESPN Zone at L.A. Live in downtown Los Angeles. The cost is $85 before April 30; $95 before June 30.
For more information, please contact Marie Peters at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Crescenta Valley High School class of 1980 is having its 30-year reunion on July 17 at the Glendale Hilton Hotel. A reception will be held at 7:00 p.m. with dinner at 8:00 p.m.
Tickets are $101 and available through www.GreatReunions.com.
An icebreaker event is also being planned for the evening of July 16. For more information, email classmates Diane DiStefano Battles at email@example.com or Brian Hogan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Glendale High School class of 1950 is holding its 60-year reunion on Saturday, July 24 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Hilton Hotel in Glendale. The cost is $55 per person; RSVP deadline is June 15. For information, contact Dale Walker Frazier at (818) 790-0242 or Ray Henderson at email@example.com.
The Glendale Hilton is located at 100 W. Glenoaks Blvd. in Glendale.
VHH OFFERS BABYSITTING CLASSES FOR YOUTH
The Verdugo Hills Hospital Beginnings Family Education Program offers babysitting classes designed for boys and girls between the ages of 11 and 15. The next class is on April 24 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The babysitting class is an interactive course that teaches participants valuable skills, including infant/child CPR, basic first aid, home/auto safety, accident prevention, telephone skills, safety tips, when to call 911, poison control, fire/earthquake plans and other helpful childcare advice. Upon completion of the course, participants will receive a babysitting course completion certificate.
Classes are offered at VHH, located at 1812 Verdugo Blvd. in the Council Room located on the fourth floor).
Class fee is $35/person. Reservations are required. For more information or to register, call (818) 952-2272. For a list of additional classes offered by the Family Education Program,
SCO CELEBRATES MEXICO’S BICENTENNIAL
Santa Cecilia Orchestra celebrates the 200th anniversary of Mexico’s independence and the 100th anniversary of its revolution with works from Mexican composers Carlos Chávez and Blas Galindo Dimas. The celebration takes place on Sunday, April 25 at 4:00 p.m. at Occidental College Thorne Hall, 1600 Campus Road in Eagle Rock. Ticket prices are $26 and $20, $7 for youth (17 and under). For ticket information call (323) 259-3011 or log on to
FLINTRIDGE BOOKS HOSTING
Be Dazzled! An Afternoon of Jewelry & Music is being held on the patio at Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse on Saturday, May 1 from noon to 5 p.m. Jewelers Stephani Anderson, Ellen Dinerman, Alba Heredia, Emily Horn, Rachel Rose, and Kathabela Wilson present their contemporary designs; from 1 to 4 p.m. Greg Cash (guitar & vocals) & Lisa Sears (vocals) from “Fig” will perform original songs, blues, traditional music and a few surprises.
ANNUAL PLANT SALES
The Little Landers Historical Society is holding its annual one day plant sale on Saturday, April 24 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Over one thousand plants of all sizes and shapes will be available with prices starting at 25¢.
Located at 9929-31 Commerce Ave., Tujunga (in the rear alley behind Rios).
Parking on Commerce Avenue or in the alley. For more information call Lloyd Hitt at (818) 951-1041.
Descanso Gardens Spring Plant Sale is from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. April 23 and April 24. There will be a variety of items for sale. Park in the auxiliary lot for easy access to the Lake House Nursery. There is no Gardens admission fee for this sale. For information, call (818) 949-4200 or visit www.descansogardens.org.
Descanso Gardens is located at 1418 Descanso Dr., La Cañada.