In Brief

CVCA Issues Invitation
The Crescenta Valley Community Association meets tonight, Thursday, April 28 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the La Crescenta Library Community Room. The public is invited to discuss local issues including Rockhaven and completion of the nature center in Deukmejian Wilderness Park.
Light refreshments. For more info, contact Sharon Weisman at or (818) 248-4967.
La Crescenta Library, 2809 Foothill Blvd., La Crescenta.
Rosemont Preserve ‘Take it Outside’ Event
The Arroyos & Foothills Conservancy will be joining the movement to #TakeItOutsideCA on April 30 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Rosemont Preserve. Take It Outside California! is a weekend of free outdoor activities on conserved lands hosted by organizations across the state. This weekend will be a great opportunity to welcome new visitors to the Rosemont Preserve and introduce them to our ongoing work to preserve natural lands.
Bring the whole family for this positive and meaningful outdoor experience, and connect with fellow Californians and local organizations working to promote outdoor activities and their associated benefits.
Rosemont Preserve is located at the top of Rosemont Avenue. Park at Two Strike Park, 5107 Rosemont Ave. in La Crescenta.
Devised Theatre Piece Opens In Studio Theatre
“We Are Stardust,” an original Devised Theatre piece helmed by Glendale Community College Theatre Arts Dept. Co-Chair Melissa Randel will open in the Auditorium Studio Theatre on April 28 for eight performances.
Devised Theatre is an original theatre constructed by multiple partners, often with diverse skill sets, during an extended period of collaboration. Randel took a one-year sabbatical to work on the campus-wide collaborative for “We Are Stardust.” She has been training with the renowned SITI Company and Anne Bogart in contemporary theatre methods of Suzuki, Viewpoints and Composition since 2006. Auditions were held in spring.
The music department is also adding to the process by offering a class in world music and jazz improvisation. There will be live, improvisational music performed at each show.
Performances of “We Are Stardust” will be held at 8 p.m. on April 28, 29, 30, May 5, 6 and 7. Matinees at 2 p.m. will be held May 1 and May 7. Tickets are $15 general admission and $12 for students and seniors. They can be purchased online at or at the college box office in the Auditorium. The college is located at 1500 N. Verdugo Road.
11th Annual Free Emergency Dental Treatment Event
During the week of May 15 beginning at 9 a.m. and ending at 3 p.m., the California Dental Group will be providing free emergency dental care as part of its growing annual effort to serve those who don’t have the money to go to the dentist.
Free dental services, including fillings, root canals, extractions, toothache treatments, and cleaning of infected gums (one area), will be provided, at no cost, to as many people as can be seen. Patients seen on a first come, first serve basis. No appointments. One emergency treatment per patient.
There will be a free California Dental Group emergency dental treatment event on Thursday, May 19 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at California Dental Group at 4701 Eagle Rock Blvd. Los Angeles, between Colorado and York boulevards. For more information, call (323) 255-5572.