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Artists in the Rose Garden, takes place June 12-13, from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive in La Cañada. Wander through the thousands of blooms in the Rose Garden and meet local artists who have set up easels among the flowers. Artists will have works for sale. Free with admission: $8 adults, $6 seniors/students, $3 children 5-12. (818) 949-4200,

McGroarty Arts Center is hosting the American Ceramics Society Design Chapter for the 2010 Annual Ceramics Show and Exhibition. Curated by Brian Peshek, MFA, the professional gallery will include the work of ACS members and featured artist Biliana Popova. The opening reception is Saturday, June 12 from 5-9 p.m. Show hours are Monday-Saturday, June 14-26 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is free. McGroarty Arts Center 7570 McGroarty Terrace in Tujunga.

Glendale Quilt Guild will be holding a workshop on June 12 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. featuring Nan Maples “Really Big Bag” Workshop will be held at the Glendale Central Library, 222 E. Harvard, Glendale. For information on how to sign up, visit

The Crescenta Valley High School class of 2000 is having its 10-year reunion on July 17. From 6:30 to 10 p.m. there will be a hosted bar, reception buffet and awesome door prizes. The event is being held at the ESPN Zone at L.A. Live in downtown Los Angeles. The cost is $95 before June 30.  For more information, please contact Marie Peters at The Crescenta Valley High School class of 1980 is having its 30-year reunion on July 17 at the Glendale Hilton Hotel. A reception will be held at 7:00 p.m. with dinner at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $101 and available through
An icebreaker event is also being planned for the evening of July 16. For more information, email classmates Diane DiStefano Battles at or Brian Hogan at     The Crescenta Valley High School class of 1970 is having its 40-year reunion on Saturday, Oct. 2 at 6:30 p.m. at the Altadena Town and Country Club. The cost is $99 until June 15, then $119 until Sept. 1. Casual event on Friday Oct. 1 at El Cholo Restaurant in Pasadena. Visit for more details and registration form.
The Glendale High School class of 1950 is holding its 60-year reunion on Saturday, July 24 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Hilton Hotel in Glendale.  The cost is $55 per person; RSVP deadline is June 15. For information, contact Dale Walker Frazier at (818) 790-0242 or Ray Henderson at
The Glendale Hilton is located at 100 W. Glenoaks Blvd. in Glendale.
Verdugo Hills High School class of 1970 is having its 40-year reunion on Aug. 28 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.  The cost is $60 per person and includes dinner and music at the Angeles National Golf Club, 9401 Foothill Blvd., Sunland. Payment must be received before July 31 when ticket costs increase to $75 per person. Make checks out to Neoma Mitchell Barnthouse and mail to 10314 Woodward Ave., Sunland, CA 91040. A final count for the cook is needed by Aug. 14.
A pre-reunion party is on Aug. 27 at Shakey’s Pizza Parlor in Burbank, 1300 N. San Fernando Blvd. and a Day After pot luck picnic at Sunland Park on Sunday Aug. 29. For details and more information email Neoma at or leave a message at 818 353-4600.

The Little Landers Historical Society will present “The Debris Flows of 1934 and 1978” on Saturday, June 12 at 1:00 p.m. The speaker for this informative and historical presentation is Art Cobery, long time foothills resident and historian. This is a free program.  Everyone is welcome.
Bolton Hall Museum is located at 10110 Commerce Ave. Tujunga.
Additional information is available from the Little Landers Historical Society, (818) 352-3420 or email: or the website:

At its June 12 Branch meeting at 9:15 a.m. at the Oakmont Country Club current president Sheila Koster will hand over the gavel to new president J.C. Chauvin-Byer at the installation brunch. Dr. Peggy Renner, women’s history specialist at Glendale Community College, is set to be the guest speaker.
American Association of University Women is an international organization of college graduates who work to improve the lives of women through education and opportunity.  Membership is open and questions may be directed to the phone number above. For reservations, call (818) 773-2227 before June 9.  Cost is $23
Oakmont Country Club, 3100 Country Club Drive, Glendale.

The La Crescenta Woman’s Club will hold Caribbean Crazy Nite on Saturday, June 12. Social hour is at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m. followed by dancing to live music from 7 to 10 p.m. The cost is single $20, couple $35 (includes dinner and drink of choice). For reservations call Carol Jones (818) 248-9148. 91214. Tickets limited, order soon.  Bonus: purchase a table for 10 for $200 and receive two free bottles of wine. La Crescenta Woman’s Club, 4004 La Crescenta Ave.