AFRICAN VIOLET SOCIETY ANNOUNCES MEETING
The African Violet Society of Montrose will meet at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 26 at Descanso Gardens. The program presentation will be “Planting in Bottles,” given by June Thorpe.
Visitors and Guests are always welcome.
Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Dr., La Cañada/Flintridge
CV ARTS COUNCIL PAINT OUT 2011
Calling all artists for the second annual 2011 Crescenta Valley Paint Out, sponsored by the Crescenta Valley Arts Council! It’s an exciting opportunity for local artists to capture the architecture and natural settings of the Crescenta Valley on canvas, and display their artwork in a juried exhibition. Awards categories include adult, youth, best in show, community favorite, and theme award for best expression of the Crescenta Valley. Join us in this celebration of our community’s artistic heritage! Registration continues at Whites Art Framing and Restoration (open Tuesday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.).
Registration forms and details available at crescentavalleyartscouncil.org.
Whites Art Framing and Restoration, 2414 Honolulu Ave. in Montrose
ENCORE PROGRAM FEATURES JAZZ MUSICIAN
In its third week of the fall series, the Encore guest speaker program of Glendale Community College presents professional jazz musician Randall Willis at its 10 a.m. program on Saturday, Oct. 22.
Willis, a former music teacher in the L.A. School district for 10 years, will bring his saxophone along for a few tunes as part of the program. He is associated with the Gerald Wilson Orchestra in its jazz concerts heard in the L.A. area and has played several times at Hollywood Bowl with that group.
Featured speaker at 1 p.m. will be Dr. Spasoje “Mike” Neskovic, a practicing Glendale physician who will speak on Prevention for Seniors. He was born and raised in Yugoslavia where he began his medical practice in 1977 after graduating from the university of Belgrade. Recognized in his field in the U.S., he completed his training at UCLA, University of Illinois and Northwestern University.
Encore has a new meeting location at the new Glendale Adult Recreation Center at Louise and Colorado streets.
Visitors are welcome.
REHRMANN EXHIBIT AT WHITE’S
Fine artist Marina K. Rehrmann, 2nd vice president of the Glendale Art Association (GAA), will show her latest works along with other local artists at the upcoming juried art exhibition GAA’s Fall Salon during the month of October at White’s Framing and Art Restoration Gallery in Montrose. A portion of the purchase proceeds will sponsor art scholarships for local high school students, a tradition of the GAA since it started in 1922.
White’s Gallery, 2414 Honolulu Ave., Montrose
SONS OF NORWAY HOLDING EVENT
Join Edvard Grieg Lodge in Saturday, Oct. 22 for a Scandinavian cultural evening at 6 p.m. The evening includes a fun Norwegian language lesson, potluck dinner at 6:30 p.m. and Sons of Norway history program at 7 p.m. This is a free event, and the public is invited. Call P. Hamilton (818) 247-9042 for more information.
Held at the Lutheran Church of the Foothills, 1700 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada.
RECITAL BEING HELD
WAW Entertainment is holding a free recital at noon on Saturday, Oct. 22 at the Community Center of La Cañada Flintridge. Everyone is welcome. Singers from ages 6 to 17 will be performing their favorite pop songs. Light refreshments will be served.
For more information, visit WAWentertainment.com or call (818) 203-6080.
GEARING UP FOR PARADE
The 35th Annual Montrose Christmas Parade is Saturday, Dec. 3. Those wishing to participate as a sponsor and be part of the parade publicity, become a parade participant, or get information on the parade should visit the parade website www.montrosechristmasparade.com for all parade entry forms and information.
You may also call (818) 259-5195 for information.
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
SETS AND STEP SQUARE DANCE OFFERS NEW CLASS
The Sets and Step Square Dance Club is sponsoring a new square dance class for beginners or those who want to refresh their dancing. Class is on Thursdays from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the La Cañada Community Center. First three dances are free. Social time with hors d’oeuvres before class to introduce the class.
Couples are best, but singles are welcome.
The cost is $6 cash per week.
For more information, contact Betty Woodhull at (818) 249-2651 or Sandy MacLennon at (818) 951-2134 or Nancy Freeman at (818) 790-6175 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
La Cañada Community Center, 4469 Chevy Chase, La Cañada
ABWA PRESENTS DAVE LINDEN
The ABWA presents Dave Linden and “The Top Ten Do’s and Don’ts of Networking.” Linden is founder of “Largest Mixer”® events in the Inland Empire, Las Vegas, Los Angeles and Orange County.
Linden will be at the Glendale Elks Club on Wednesday, Oct. 26 beginning at 6 p.m. The cost is $20 and includes dinner, program and business meeting.
Members are on standing reservation unless they call to cancel by Friday, Oct. 21. Contact Debi King at (818) 548-2227 or email@example.com.
Glendale Elks, 120 E. Colorado, Glendale
AAUW JOINS CELEBRATION
AAUW celebrates 130 years of activism on behalf of women. Glendale will join in celebration with other local chapters at Almansor Court, 700 S. Almansor St., Alhambra on Nov. 5 from 11 a.m. to 2 pm. Guest speaker is Kathleen Cha, AAUW national director at large speaking about AAUW history, mission and accomplishments.
The cost is $25 per person. Make reservations through the Glendale branch by calling (818) 246-9457.
AUTHORS LUNCHEON COMING UP
The La Crescenta Woman’s Club is holding its annual Authors’ Luncheon on Nov. 8 at the La Cañada Flintridge Country Club. The authors speaking this year will be Brett Battles, Denise Hamilton and Lynn Sheene. The $35 ticket includes program, lunch, door prizes, silent auction, and book signing.
Reservation deadline is Nov. 1. Call Carol Huntwork at (818) 249-4407 or Carol Stein at (818) 957-1967.