CV Instrumental Music is hosting a dine-out on Friday, March 11 from noon to 9 p.m. at Panda Express, 700 Foothill Blvd. in La Cañada. Twenty percent of the evening’s receipts from this event will go directly to support CV’s Instrumental Music Dept. Be sure to present a printed copy of the flyer (available at www.cvweekly.com/YOUTH) or show it to them from your smartphone at the time of purchase.
Please support the hardworking and talented CVHS musicians!
ALFie Company Presents ‘The Magic Flute’
Assistance League® of Flintridge (ALF) winter drama group, ALFie Company, will present its version of “The Magic Flute” on March 4 at 7 p.m. in Lanterman Auditorium. Adapted and directed by Koni McCurdy, this production, presented by fourth through 12th grade students, will take the audience into the fantasy world of one of Mozart’s best-loved operas.
The student actors interpret the play’s irresistible fun in the love story of the handsome prince, Tamino, and captured princess, Pamina. Audiences for over 200 years have attested to the charm of “The Magic Flute,” and this performance promises to delight.
Admission is free.
Assistance League of Flintridge is a nonprofit service organization of volunteers. Drama and other ALF philanthropic programs are supported by sales of donated merchandise at the ALF thrift shop, the Bargain Box. For more information about Assistance League of Flintridge, call (818) 790-1328, or visit ALFlintridge.org.
The Lanterman Auditorium is located at 4491 Cornishon Ave. in La Cañada Flintridge.
GYO Announces Performance
The Glendale Youth Orchestra, conducted by Brad Keimach, performs Sunday, March 6 at 7 p.m. at the historic Alex Theatre in Glendale. The program includes: Mozart – Overture to “The Magic Flute,” Beethoven – “Piano Concerto #1, 1st Movement” (Jacqueline Ching, piano), Reinecke – “Flute Concerto in D, 3rd Movement” (Josephine Lee, flute), Sarasate – “Ziguenerweisen” (Rachel Mugemancuro, violin) and Beethoven – “Symphony #2.”
The GYO is funded in part by a grant from L.A. County Arts Commission.
Tickets are $12.50 and may be purchased from the Alex Theatre box office. Groups of 15 or more get 15% off. Students, children and seniors may purchase tickets for $10 each.
The Alex Theatre is located at 216 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale. For more information, call (818) 243-ALEX, or visit www.alextheatre.org.
Foothill MWD Opens K-12 Student Art Contest
Foothill Municipal Water District (Foothill MWD) is conducting its fifth annual K-12 student art contest with the theme of competition adhering to the phrase “Water Is Life.” This is a fun and educational project that serves to inspire student creativity while considering the stewardship of our precious water resources. The contest is open to all students K-12 attending a school located within the Foothill MWD service area, including all schools located in the City of La Cañada Flintridge.
Art must be submitted on 12-inch x 18-inch white poster board or drawing paper with a one-inch blank space or white area left on all four sides of the artwork. Artists may use the following art media: crayons, markers, pencil, paints, watercolors, pastels, cut paper or fabric. Photography or computer generated artwork is not permitted.
This event is co-sponsored by the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD) and all winning entries will be submitted to MWD for a second round of competition to be included in the 2017 “Water Is Life” Student Artwork Calendar.
Deadline for entries is April 1, including postmarked submissions. Late entries may be accepted at the discretion of Foothill MWD. For further information about the contest, including all rules, judging criteria, and other prizes, please visit www.fmwd.com and click on 2016 Water Is Life Student Art Contest on the main page.
Scholarship Money Available
The La Crescenta Woman’s Club awards scholarships to graduating seniors from the local high schools. Those who have or know of a graduating senior that is bound for college are encouraged to visit the LCWC website at www.lacrescentawomansclub.org and print a scholarship form. There is a recognition/award ceremony to present and honor the awardees.
The deadline for applications is March 4.
The Community Scholarship Foundation of La Cañada Flintridge (CSF) has announced that the 2016 scholarship applications are now available. Fulltime students who attend a pubic or private school located within the city of La Cañada Flintridge, as well as Crescenta Valley High School, regardless of home residency, are eligible to apply for scholarships. Additionally, students receiving services associated with Hathaway Sycamores and Hillsides Pasadena are also eligible.
All required school and financial documentation, along with reference reports must be received by April 30.
Scholarship applications can be downloaded from the CSF’s website at http://www.csflacanada.org, or obtained at the college counseling offices of La Cañada High School, Flintridge Preparatory School, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, Hillside School and Learning Center, Saint Francis High School, Crescenta Valley High School, Hathaway Sycamores, and Hillsides Pasadena.
The Cañada Auxiliary of Professionals of Assistance League of Flintridge, known as CAP, is offering scholarships to further the education of La Cañada Flintridge resident students. This year CAP is extending the reach of the scholarships to those students who live in the adjacent cities of La Crescenta and Montrose.
CAP Scholarships will be granted to students who will be attending a two-year college or an accredited occupational program in the fall of 2016.
Applications can be downloaded or a sample is available from counselors and/or scholarship staff at La Cañada High School, Crescenta Valley High School, St. Francis High School, Hillside Learning Center, Village Christian School, Glendale Community College, and Pasadena City College, or from Assistance League® of Flintridge, 4607 Oakwood Avenue, La Cañada after April 1, 2016. Applications must be returned to Assistance League® of Flintridge no later than Sunday, May 1 along with a one-page personal essay, verification of grades, résumé, and two sealed letters of recommendation. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
For additional information, call Assistance League® of Flintridge at (818) 790-1328 or visit alflintridge.org. Application forms may be downloaded from this site.