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Harvest at the Vineyard in Deukmejian Park
Calling all would be vineyardists! On Sunday starting at 5 p.m., all are
welcome to come help the Stonebarn Vineyard Conservancy harvest the Alicante Bouschet grapes. The sugar is high in the fruit, and the critters are poised to grab their share. Bring pruning shears, hat, water bottle, bucket and other body protection to help the Conservancy bring in its eighth vintage. Learn some basic wine-making and viticulture techniques. Enjoy a summer evening in the vineyard that rivals the best of Provence or Tuscany!
Deukmejian Wilderness Park is located at 3429 Markridge Road in La Crescenta.

Glendale City Services & Resources
On Saturday, Sept. 10 at 10:30 a.m. the Glendale Public Works Dept., along with Fire and Community Development departments, will present a workshop on City services and resources at the Library Connection, 1100 East Chevy Chase Drive in Glendale. The presentation will be in Armenian and English. Admission is free. The Glendale Library, Arts & Culture Dept. since 2015 has planned a series of community gatherings to inform and educate Glendale residents on all services and resources available in the City of Glendale.
The City of Glendale provides a convenient service for Glendale residents to have oversized household furnishings picked up and disposed of free of charge. The City also has a curbside recycling program including comingled paper, metal, plastic bottles and containers, cardboard and glass. It is illegal to dispose household hazardous wastes in the garbage, down drains, or onto the ground. Hazardous materials, such as oil or paint, should be taken to the Environmental Management Center in Glendale for disposal.
Representatives from Glendale Beeline will demonstrate how easy it is for anyone to use the bus to get around town. Beeline is a safe, friendly and reliable service and staff will provide a hands-on opportunity to learn how to read a schedule, pay the fare and ride the bus. The Glendale Dial-A-Ride has services for seniors and individuals with disabilities. Come meet the drivers, see the transit vehicles up close, and enter the drawing for free bus passes!
We urge community members and advocates to participate.
CVCA to Meet Tonight at the Library
The Crescenta Valley Community Association will meet tonight, Aug. 25 at 7 p.m. in the La Crescenta Library community room. The meeting will include discussion on local issues as well as an opportunity for foothill residents to bring their own concerns. All are welcome. CVCA is a multi-jurisdictional group meeting on community matters stretching from Sunland-Tujunga to Hahamongna.
All are welcome at the La Crescenta Library, 2809 Foothill Blvd. For further information, contact Sharon Weisman at or ask us on Facebook.
Glendale Beautiful Hosting Annual Fall Dinner
All are invited to attend this year’s fundraiser fall dinner on Thursday evening, Sept. 8 in the courtyard setting of the Casa Adobe de San Rafael, 1330 Dorothy Drive. (Rain location is Glendale Civic Auditorium.)
Arrive at 5:30 p.m. for socializing and appetizers, buffet dinner is at 6 p.m. Enjoy the live sounds of Moomaw!
Alek Bartrosouf, a Glendale Transportation and Parking commissioner and active with Walk Bike Glendale and Coalition for A Green Glendale, will speak on community gardening opportunities and prospects in Glendale.
The cost is $30 per person, reservations required, pay at the event. There will be opportunity prizes; tickets are $1 each, six for $5. Funds raised will help support Glendale Beautiful’s docent program at the Casa Adobe de San Rafael.
Please RSVP by Sept. 2 to Sharon Weisman at or call (818) 248-4967.
Rosemont Preserve Guided Walk: Geology of the Preserve with Hans Hoek
All are invited on Saturday, Aug. 27 from 9 a.m to 11 a.m. for another in a series of guided tours at the Rosemont Preserve. Join Hans Hoek for a look at the geology of the Preserve and how it fits in the greater Los Angeles area. Hoek is an avid outdoor enthusiast and has led treks in the Himalayas and herded sheep in Southern France!
Come and learn about the geologic puzzle of the Rosemont Preserve and how geology affects the types of development in a given area.
The Preserve is located at the north end of Rosemont Avenue, just past the chain link fence.  As street parking is limited, please park at Two Strike Park, 5107 Rosemont Ave. in La Crescenta. Bring water, a hat and wear sturdy shoes to walk the trail.
This event is free to the public and suitable for all ages; no reservations required. Rain cancels event. Sorry, no pets please.
For further information
contact the Friends of the Rosemont Preserve at

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