ART, MUSIC, KIDS CREATE FAMILY FUN AT ARTWALK
Recognized as one of the largest open-air fine art events in the foothills, the Montrose Art Walk returns on Saturday, Sept. 17 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Montrose Artwalk transforms the 2300 and 2400 blocks of Honolulu Avenue and features hundreds of art pieces from more than 30 artists.
Local art organizations will team up to be a part of KidsCreate, a free family friendly event that offers opportunities for kids of all ages to experience their own creative potential in the arts.
The Artwalk and sale is a free event.
For more information about current artists and events, call the Montrose-Verdugo City Chamber of Commerce at (818) 249-7171.
FUNDRAISER TO BENEFIT SUSAN G. KOMEN
The Montrose Pampered Chef independent consultants and The Pilates Studio are teaming up to help raise money for the Susan G. Komen 60 Miles in 3-Days walk. The fundraising event will be held on Saturday, Sept. 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the La Crescenta Woman’s Club.
Attendees will have the opportunity to purchase Pampered Chef items, take advantage of 10-minute chair massages from Spa Pura and 10-minute reflexology sessions throughout the day. There will also be a DJ, food, a photo booth plus more. There will also be a raffle.
All proceeds from the raffle, all tips from the massages and reflexology sessions, and 15% of the Pampered Chef sales will benefit the Komen for a Cure Foundation and the National Philanthropic Trust Breast Cancer Fund. The goal is to raise $5,000 for the walk.
All are encouraged to attend.
La Crescenta Woman’s Club, 4004 La Crescenta Ave., La Crescenta
WINE & FOOD TASTING HOSTED BY KIWANIS
The Kiwanis Club of La Cañada is hosting its annual Wine & Gourmet Food Tasting event on Sunday, Sept. 25 at Memorial Park in La Cañada Flintridge. Food and wine tasting is from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. A live auction is from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. This year, live music will be provided by Padres Trail. More than 25 restaurants, caterers and food specialty shops will serve tastes of their delicious cuisine along with wine purveyors pouring exceptional wines from around the world.
Advance ticket purchase $50; at the gate is $60 per person. For tickets and more Information call (818) 790-9901.
GLENDALE HISTORICAL SOCIETY HOLDING FALL HOME TOUR
The Glendale Historical Society hosts a fall home tour entitled, Glendale Gems: Historic Homes of the Jewel City on Sunday, Oct. 2.
This year’s home tour will celebrate the variety of architecturally significant homes listed by the City of Glendale on the local Register of Historic Resources.
The homes will be open for docent-led tours from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tickets can be purchased online in advance for $30 per person, $20 for TGHS members, at www.glendalehistorical.org or by calling (818) 242-7447. Pre-paid tickets will not be mailed, but can be picked up on the day of the tour at the historic Brand Library, located in Brand Park at 1601 Mountain St. in Glendale.
Tickets will also be available for sale on the day of the tour starting at 10:30 a.m. for $35, $25 for TGHS members, at the Brand Library.
GLEN MEM OFFERING WALK-A-DILE WALKING PROGRAM
Glendale Memorial 50-plus walking club meets every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the information table on the first floor of the Eagle Rock Plaza.
Participants can walk in a safe environment free from the smog, heat, rain and cold!
For information, call (818) 502-2396.
Eagle Rock Plaza, 2700 Colorado Blvd., #230, Los Angeles
JOLSON AT EL PORTAL
Dan Israely Productions & Kit Productions present the Los Angeles premiere of a limited engagement of “Jolson At The Winter Garden,” a new musical starring Mike Burstyn at the El Portal Theatre in North Hollywood through Sept. 25.
The musical will be presented on Tuesdays through Saturdays at 8 p.m. Matinee performances at 2 p.m. on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays. Tickets are $35, $50 and $60.
For tickets and further information, call the Box Office at (877) SEE-PLAY (877-733-7529) or buy online at www.ElPortalTheatre.com. Group rates are available; call to inquire. To view a clip from the show, visit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jUWuPMT-7vk.
El Portal Theatre, 5269 Lankershim Blvd.; North Hollywood
GLENDALE QUILT GUILD INFORMATION
On Saturday, Sept. 17 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., the Glendale Quilt Guild is hosting a workshop. Sunflowers & More will be taught by Marguerette Tate. The subject of the class is a small quilt of embellished flowers.
For information about registering for the class and a supply list, go to www.glendalequiltguild.org and click on Workshops.
Fees are $35 for Guild members and $45 for non-members.
Glendale Central Library, 222 E. Harvard Ave, Glendale
FLEA MARKET TO BENEFIT ALZHEIMER’S ASSN
The public is invited to a flea market being held on Saturday, Sept. 17 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Mountview Retirement. All proceeds will benefit the Alzheimer’s Association.
Mountview Retirement, 2640 Honolulu Ave., Montrose
AFRICAN VIOLET SOCIETY MEETING
The African Violet Society of Montrose will meet at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 28 at Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive, La Canada/Flintridge. Visitors and guests are welcome.
BRAND LIBRARY TO HOST STEVE KOHN
On Saturday, Sept. 24 at 2 p.m., the Brand Library will be hosting Pulp Fiction: Seduction by Paper, a presentation and demonstration by artist Rachelle W. Chuang.
Admission is free. For further information, contact Brand Library at (818) 548-2051.
Brand Library, 1601 W. Mountain St., Glendale
MICHAEL CLEVELAND AND FLAMEKEEPER AT FORD AMPHITHEATRE
IBMA Bluegrass Fiddler of the Year Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper will make its only So Cal appearance of the year at the Ford Amphitheatre on Sunday, Sept. 25 at 7 p.m.
Bluegrass fans around the country have kept Cleveland and his band in high demand. Appearing with Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper will be Loafer’s Glory.
Tickets to see Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper and Loafer’s Glory are $22 if purchased before Sept. 18 and $27 thereafter. Tickets for students and children are $12 and group discounts are available.
Order tickets by calling (323) 461-3673 or purchase online at fordtheatres.org.