USC-VHH WOMEN’S COUNCIL OFFERS HARMONIES FOR THE HEART
The USC Verdugo Hills Hospital Women’s Council presents Harmonies for the Heart, a free online concert with The Mary Dyer Band. The concert is today, Thursday, Feb. 11 at 5:30 p.m. To take part, ESVP to bit.ly/HarmoniesUSCVHH; Zoom log-in information will be sent.
Admission is free, but a donation to the Women’s Council IR Cath Lab Fund would be appreciated.
For information, contact Barbara.Jordan@med.usc.edu or call (818) 952-2226.
HELLO, GOODBYE: LCF ROYAL COURT
A drive by farewell to the 2020 La Cañada Flintridge Royal Court is being held on Saturday, Feb. 13 from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at La Cañada High School.
On the 2020 court are Princesses Audrey Melillio, Grace Fontes, Ellaney Matarese and Reese Ramseyer and Queen Allison Rayer.
This is also an opportunity to meet the 2021 Royal Court and find out who will be named queen. On the 2021 court are Kyra Aitelli, Nadia Chung, Katharine Franklin, Clara Henriod and Jenna Milbrodt.
La Cañada High School is located at 4463 Oak Grove Dr.
SPRING CLASSES OFFERED
Glendale Community College is offering a variety of free classes, including classes on administrative medical assisting and clinical medical assisting, beginning Feb. 16. These are part of the short-term vocational curriculum.
For details, visit https://tinyurl.com/y3k2tx4a or call (818) 240-1000 ext. 5690.
VIRTUAL MEETING PLANNED FOR AFRICAN VIOLET SOCIETY
The Burbank African Violet Society is having its next Zoom club meeting on Thursday, Feb. 18 at 10 a.m. The program will be a group discussion led by club members John Hershey and Wanda Penner, “African Violet Growing Mediums Success and Failures.” The discussion includes potting soil mixes that have been successes and what potting soil mixes have been failures.
Guests are always welcome to participate in the Zoom club meetings. For more information please reference our website: www.burbankafricanviolets.weebly.com or telephone (661) 940-3990.
SIERRA CLUB VIRTUAL ACTIVITY
The Crescenta Valley group of the Sierra Club invites the community to a free, two-day film festival online for families, seniors and children.
On Feb. 20-21 the Club pays a virtual visit to the Inspiring Connections Outdoors (ICO, LA) 2021 Film Festival. These youth- and child-friendly outdoor short films will open viewers’ eyes to amazing new experiences and inspire them to take the family and go for a walk or a hike!
This two-day celebration of diverse stories in the outdoors benefits the Sierra Club’s ICO Youth Program.
The film festival begins at 4 p.m. PST and is free, although donations are appreciated.
RSVP at https://www.icofilmfest.com.
NEW PROGRAM OFFERED BY CSCP
Cancer Support Community Pasadena (CSCP) has launched a variety of new virtual programming in 2021 aiming to better serve the community as the pandemic stretches into its second calendar year. CSCP invites Black members of the community to attend a free informational session at 6 p.m. on Feb. 22 via Zoom. CSCP board member Natalie Smalley will facilitate the discussion and share how she benefitted from CSCP’s programs during her own cancer journey.
During this informational session, guests will also learn about the organization’s new support group for Black members of the community who are impacted by cancer. This group will meet virtually on Thursdays from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. starting on April 1, and will be facilitated by Christine Rodriguez, MSW.
To get involved in either of these programs, call CSCP at (626) 796-1083 or email Rachel Koonse, program director, at email@example.com.
Cancer Support Community Pasadena provides free support groups, educational workshops, and healthy lifestyle classes to cancer patients, their families/caregivers, cancer survivors, and those bereaved in the greater San Gabriel Valley. Services are available in English, Spanish and Armenian. For more information, visit cscpasadena.org or call (626) 796-1083.