HIGH SCHOOL REUNIONS
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 door prizes. The event is being held at the ESPN Zone at L.A. Live in downtown Los Angeles. For more information, 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. For more information, email classmates Diane DiStefano Battles at email@example.com or Brian Hogan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Crescenta Valley High School class of 1970 is having its 40-year reunion on Saturday, Oct. 2 at 6:30 p.m. at the Altadena Town and Country Club. The cost is $119 until Sept. 1. Casual event on Friday Oct. 1 at El Cholo Restaurant in Pasadena. Visit www.CVHS70.com for more details and registration form.
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. 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.
Verdugo Hills High School class of 1970 is having its 40-year reunion on Aug. 28 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. The cost is $60 per person and includes dinner and music at the Angeles National Golf Club, 9401 Foothill Blvd., Sunland. Payment must be received before July 31 when ticket costs increase to $75 per person. Make checks out to Neoma Mitchell Barnthouse and mail to 10314 Woodward Ave., Sunland CA 91040. A final count is needed by Aug. 14.
For more information email Neoma at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (818) 353-4600.
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). Violinist Julie Metz will be performing “French Violin Miniatures” assisted by pianist Ralph Alberstrom on July 21.
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 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. The next class is on July 31. Class fee is $35/person. Reservations are required. For information call (818) 952-2272.
VHBPWA HOLDING LUNCHEON
On Monday, July 12 the Verdugo Hills Business and Professional Women’s Networking Association is hosting a luncheon with guest speaker Sally McMahon speaking on Clearing Out the Clutter. The cost for members is $12. Non-members: bring your check for $100 (1yr membership) and get the lunch price of only $12. The lunch and meeting are being held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at La Cabanita Restaurant, 3447 N. Verdugo Road in Glendale.
‘SPEAK UP’ ANNOUNCES FUNDRAISER
Speak Up, an international advocacy organization that provides legal support for the voiceless and oppressed poor, is holding its annual fundraising dinner and silent auction at the Pacific Asia Museum Courtyard on Saturday, July 10 at 7 p.m. Speak Up directly intervenes with practical legal help in situations of exploitation and injustice against the poor in Bangkok, Thailand. Guest speaker is organization founder and international director of Speak up Troy Anderson. Tickets may be purchased online at www.speakupforthepoor.org and cost $75 per person or $750 per table. For more information call Michelle Guyer at (773) 899-0296.
A CONCERT OF LOVE BEING PRESENTED
Theatre Americana and Show of Support Productions present “The 60’s Revisited – A Concert of Love” Saturday, July 24, 7:30 p.m. at the Doctor’s House at Brand Park. Pack a picnic, bring a bottle of wine (and maybe some mosquito repellent) and the kids for a lovely concert. Admission is free, but we will be raffling a great gift basket donated by Nestle valued at $150. Tickets will be $5.
AMERICAN HEART ASSN HAS SAFETY CLASSES AT YMCA
The American Heart Association will be offering both CPR and first aid training courses during the months of July and August. The class sizes are limited and both certifications are for two years. The Heartsaver/AED (CPR) course covers adult, child, and infant CPR; child and infant choking; stroke detection and intervention. Classes last about three hours. The first aid course covers all the basics. These classes last about two hours. Heartsaver/AED (CPR) course on Aug. 12 at 6 p.m.; first aid course is on July 15 and Aug. 19 at 6 p.m. For information, call (818) 790-0123.