Celebrity gala tickets available

Evening with the Stars Celebrity Gala benefiting the Desi Geestman Foundation takes place on Saturday, Oct. 10 at The Gilmore Adobe at The Grove; 6301 W. Third Street in Los Angeles. Tickets to this star-studded gala are $75 per person and include dinner, silent auction, entertainment and much more.

Cameras will be permitted and photo opportunities will be provided.

For information and to purchase tickets, contact the Desi Geestman Foundation at

Fashion show fundraiser planned

The Patrons’ Club of Glendale Community College is planning a fundraiser for scholarships for deserving students. The event is being held on Friday, Nov. 6, at the

Castaways Starlight Ballroom, 1250 Harvard Drive, Burbank.  The theme this year is “Up, Up, and Away.”

The annual fashion show will feature ensembles from Holiday Hats & Gowns of Montrose. Tickets are now available at $45. per person.  For reservations, call (818)

249-5443 or (818) 249-3075.

mithani to speak at VHbpWA lunch

Janell Mithani, photographer, painter and mixed-media fine artist, will reveal 10 tips for better digital photography at the next meeting of the Verdugo Hills Business and Professional Women’s

Networking luncheon. The lunch is being held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Monday,  Oct.12 at La Cabanita  Restaurant. Reservations are requested.  Contact Judee Carrico at (818) 249-5489 or or Julia Rabago at (818) 903-0661 or

The cost for members is $15; guests are $20.

La Cabanita Restaurant is located at 3447 N Verdugo Road at the Montrose/Glendale border.

Frida’s to host October mixer

The Glendale Latino Association will have its October mixer at Frida’s at the Americana at Brand at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 28.  The entrance fee is $10.

Frida’s is located at 750 Americana Way in Glendale.