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The Kiwanis Club of Glendale meets on Fridays at noon. On Friday, March 8, Dale Gorman from Kids’ Community Dental Clinic will be making a presentation.

The cost to attend Friday meetings, which includes lunch and program, is $20. All are welcome.

The Club meets Friday afternoons at the Elks Lodge, 120 E. Colorado St. in Glendale.



Researcher Mark Tapio Kines has been investigating the origins of street names in LA County since 2020 and more than 1,700 streets are included in his work.

Visit Bolton Hall Museum’s 2nd Saturday program on March 9 at 1 p.m. when Kines will share the history and lore behind some of the major streets in San Fernando Valley and Sunland-Tujunga-Shadow Hills. 

This program is free and open to the public and everyone is welcome. 

Bolton Hall Museum, home of Little Landers Historical Society, is located at 10110 Commerce Ave. in Tujunga.

Additional information is available from Little Landers Historical Society, (818) 352-3420 or or email



On Saturday, March 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Community Center of La Cañada Flintridge will be closing its parking lot to host the 30th annual Western Round Up.

The Western Round-Up is the highlight of the year for many local families, as well as an important fundraiser for the school. Over 500 attendees are expected and the CCLCF goal is to raise $30,000 for the school’s 30th anniversary.

Donations of items/services worth $75 or more are requested for the silent auction. Some examples include: vacation home rental, sporting event tickets, theme park tickets, restaurant/ workout studio/ massage/hair salon and/or round of golf.

Those with questions regarding the auction can contact Julia Hannah and Nicole Pierce at

CCLCF is located at 4469 Chevy Chase Canyon in La Cañada Flintridge.


The magical Irish charm of The Brennans Irish Family Band is coming to the foothills in honor of St. Patrick’s Day on Wednesday, March 13.

Bridget Brennan leads her trio on guitar accompanied by her two girls on fiddle and upright bass. They are occasionally joined by her son on the Irish bodhrán drum. They bring lively Celtic music, songs, fun and good humor wherever they play.

As part of this season’s Arts and Education Series, the Brennans will be performing at 11:30 a.m. at the La Crescenta Woman’s Club Event

Center and Stage, 4004 La Crescenta Ave. in La Crescenta. This is a free event; however, those who would like to enjoy a free lunch are asked to RSVP.

For reservations, call (818) 249-9403.



The Sunland Senior Center is midway through its winter programming and offers a selection of classes and activities daily. Whether seniors are looking to exercise or dance or are interested in art, theater, or knitting, the Center has something for everyone. Sunland also hosts bingo on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. and a movie matinee on the big screen at 1 p.m. on Thursdays; on Mondays and Fridays there is country line dancing from noon-1:30 p.m. The Sunland Senior Center runs programming from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. with a donations-based lunch served daily from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. There is a monthly event held at the Center; this March will be game show themed. Seniors are invited to come down on Thursday, March 14 at 10 a.m. for mocktails and casseroles. 

Sunland Senior Center is located at 8640 Fenwick St. in Sunland. For further information, call (818) 353-9571. These special events are free. 



YOUniqueness Festival 2024 – Bringing the Community Together will be held on Saturday, March 16 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on the second floor gymnasium of Glendale YMCA located at 140 N. Louise St. in Glendale.

The festival is a collaborative project by the City of Glendale, YMCA of Glendale and The Foothills, different ethnic groups (Armenian, Filipino, Italian, Korean, Latino, School District, Community College and more). It is free to attend and open to all.

There will be food samplings, songs and dance performances, artists, exhibits, arts/crafts, books, jazz band and many more. This is the second year of this community supported project.

It will take place, rain or shine.



The 27th annual charity car show hosted by the Glendale Elks #1289 will be held on Sunday, March 17 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 120 E. Colorado St. in Glendale. The public is invited to attend this free event. Inspect an array of cars ranging from a 1914 Ford Model T to custom modified cars. There are 21 categories with trophies. Both breakfast and lunch will be available for purchase; in addition, there will be raffles and a silent auction. Honored will be veterans, police, firemen and two Glendale Elk members who have served the country and community.

Plenty of guest parking. For more information, including car entry procedures, call George McCullough at (818) 970-3114.



Home and garden tours for the 2024 Pasadena Showcase House of Design will take place April 21-May 19.

This year’s estate, Potter Daniels Manor, is an exceptional piece of Pasadena history.

Tickets start at $50 per person and guests can select their preferred day and time to tour the home and gardens. Tickets can be purchased online at

Additional events at the property include The Shops at Showcase, which features a collection of boutique and artisan merchants; a selection of eateries from full-service to grab-and-go items; beer, wine and cocktails are also available for purchase on the premises; select days will showcase local musicians, docent-led garden tours, signature brunches and more.



Legendary comic Fritz Coleman is performing a series of shows at the El Portal Theatre from his latest solo comedy show “Unassisted Living,” now airing on Tubi.

Coleman will be at the El Portal Theater, 5269 Lankershim Blvd. in North Hollywood, on March 24, April 28 and May 26 at 3 p.m. Tickets are $35 and $45.



New intramural programs for adults ages 18-plus are starting. Kickball and dodge ball start this week.

On Saturday, May 25 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. CCLCF is having a family bingo night and ice cream sundae bar (ice cream provided by Handel’s) sponsored by Engel & Völkers/Carrie Grochow. The cost is $20 for adults and $10 for kids.

Community Center of La Cañada Flintridge is located at 4469 Chevy Chase Drive in La Cañada Flintridge.



The Campbell Center is hosting its 32nd bowl-a-thon to benefit its programming for adults with developmental needs. Families, friends and close connections are invited to take part.

The bowl-a-thon is on Sunday, April 14 from 11:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Bowlero Pasadena, 3545 E. Foothill Blvd. in Pasadena. Individual tickets are $80. Those who build a team of four and pays $400 will help offset the costs for one TCC associates to bowl (TCC covers the cost otherwise, so it’s helpful when we get them sponsored). Those who can’t bowl can still pay $80 to cover the cost of one associate bowler.

Other sponsorships are available; visit for information.



The Glendale International Film Festival is now accepting film and screenplay submissions for its 10th anniversary edition. GIFF 2024 is produced and presented by non-profit Glendale Arts and will be held from Sept. 26-Oct. 1.

Filmmakers and screenwriters from all over the world are invited to submit their projects via FilmFreeway at Films, student films, and screenplays will be accepted until the final submissions deadline on July 12. Selected films will be screened during the festival at the Glendale location of the Laemmle Theatres. 

This year, GIFF has expanded to 22 submission categories.

For more information about the Glendale International Film Festival, contact Glendale Arts COO Maria Sahakian at or call (818) 243-2611.



“Team 74” is planning a 50th high school reunion in 2024. Friends and graduates of Verdugo Hills High School are invited to attend to trade stories of family, careers, adventures and anything else.

Currently Team 74 is in the planning phase of collecting names and numbers of classmates and putting together a database; emails from classmates can be received at Information should include a mailing address, cell number and graduate’s name at graduation (if different than now).

A list of frequently asked questions will be provided to keep everyone updated as the reunion plans move forward. Those who belong to various VHHS groups will see redundant information to ensure all classmates are notified and have an opportunity to attend.

At this time the FB VHHS groups will be the reunion information outlet until a more focused site is created.