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The Crescenta Valley Lions Club is having a food drive benefiting the Bailey Center on April 2 from 10 a.m. to noon at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church. Food items requested center around Easter dinner.

Donors asked to bring all canned goods and other non-perishable food items to St. Luke’s. Monetary donations are also welcome and will be used to buy perishable items for Easter dinners.

St. Luke’s is located at 2563 Foothill Blvd. in La Crescenta.


The community is invited to an open house at Glendale Narrows Riverwalk (located at Paula Avenue and Garden Street) on Saturday, April 2. There will be docent-led tours of one of the few places along the LA River with an unpaved bottom. Visitors will learn about the birds, animals and plants that inhabit this unique place and meet representatives of the City of Glendale and local civic organizations to learn what is being done to help create a more healthy and sustainable environment for you.

The event is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more info, call (818) 631-6132 or email


The Setup presents Richard Sarvate Live at The Glendale Room (Stand Up Comedy) on Friday, April 8 from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. at The Glendale Room, 127 Artsakh Ave, Glendale.

Cost: $15.  For more info, see or email


Vania King, formerly one of the world’s top tennis doubles players whose Grand Slam titles include Wimbledon and the U.S. Open in 2010, will visit The Racket Doctor in Atwater Village on Saturday, April 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public. Donations are welcome, supporting Serving Up Hope, a non-profit organization co-founded by King to develop tennis programs for underprivileged youth in the Los Angeles area. Visitors are encouraged to bring gently used kids athletic clothing and racquets, which will be donated to Serving Up Hope programs.  

The Racket Doctor is located at is located at 3214 Glendale Blvd.


The Glendale Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) will meet on Saturday, April 9 at 9 a.m. via Zoom. The speaker will be Jennifer Krebsbach, M.A., M.S., BCBA. Her topic will be promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Krebsbach has master degrees in behavior analysis and education- gender equity studies. She is starting a PhD program in sociology at UC Davis. She works as a freelance researcher with interests in inequity in the tenure and promotion process in academia. After an in-depth explanation of intersectionality, unconscious bias and allyship, she will lead individual activities and brainstorming of ways to promote diversity, equity and inclusion.

Those who would like to attend the Zoom meeting can send their name and email address to Laura Guillory at by Wednesday, April 6.

AAUW’s mission is to advance equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research. For information about membership, activities and meetings, please go to


Little Landers Historical Society invites the community to visit Bolton Hall Museum on Saturday, April 9 at 1 p.m. for its April program presented by urban wildlife specialist Dana Stangel.

Stangel will answer questions surrounding how to keep family and pets safe from wildlife that shares local space. Her company, Teranga Ranch, conducts wildlife educational programs, backyard consultations and field trips teaching local residents how to coexist with wild neighbors.

This event is free and open to the public; 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 by calling (818) 352-3420, visiting or emailing


Benita Bike’s DanceArt, in conjunction with Los Angeles Mission College’s Philosophy Dept. and Dept. of Arts, Media & Performance, presents an “Explore Dance” program at Mission College’s AMP Theater on Tuesday April 12 at 7 p.m. The AMP Theater is located at 13356 Eldridge Ave. in Sylmar. This free performance is supported, in part, by the City of Los Angeles’ Dept. of Cultural Affairs.

Benita Bike’s DanceArt, now in its 41st season, is a Los Angeles based modern dance company that receives praise for its polished concert work and extensive community arts outreach. The Company is experienced at introducing dance to new viewers and enriching the experience of those already familiar with the dance art. Like a chamber music ensemble, the dancers of Benita Bike’s DanceArt perform with uncommon sensitivity to one another, bringing intense beauty and vibrancy to each delicately crafted, expressive movement. Benita Bike’s DanceArt will present excerpts from a new work-in-progress along with selections from repertory.


Little Landers Historical Society invites visitors to view a recently installed temporary exhibit at Bolton Hall Museum featuring the local pioneer cemetery, now in its 100th year. The first burial was that of beloved local preacher Pastor Wornum on April 22, 1922. The Hills of Peace, as it was known early on, became the final resting place of many local community pioneers with burials continuing through the late 1970s.

The exhibit traces the history of the cemetery through good times and not so good times up to today’s restoration conducted by the Friends of the Verdugo Hills Cemetery.

Exhibit viewing hours through June 2022 are Saturday and Sunday afternoons from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and by appointment.

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

For additional information or to schedule a group visit, see or call (818) 352-3420 or email


The community is invited to hear The Glendale Historical Society board member Ani Mnatsakanyan on April 28 at 7 p.m. as she shares stories of resilience and strength in the Armenian American community. She’ll recount how Armenians reconstruct their lives in a foreign land while attempting to preserve their identity and memories of the homeland they were forced to leave behind.

This online event is free and open to all; however, advance reservations are required. To register, visit


Calling all graduates from John Burroughs High School class of 1962!

The 60th year class reunion celebration will be held at the Burbank Elks Lodge at 2232 N. Hollywood Way in Burbank on Saturday, June 25 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Come and renew old friendships, share memories and catch up on what’s new. The Reunion Committee has planned an evening of fine dining, music enjoyed “back in the day” in addition to video and photo opportunities to capture the moments of this grand event. We want everyone to attend so if you know of classmates who haven’t heard of this event, please let them know. The reunion committee strives to contact as many grads as possible.

JBHS Class of 1962 only: Have a fav song from our era? Submit the song title and song artist(s) as a reunion celebration playlist is being created. Send your selection to and thank you in advance. This is going to be so much fun so don’t miss out!!

For more information, please contact Chuck Chavoor at


“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.