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The City of La Cañada Music in the Park Summer Concert Series is held at Memorial Park during the summer on Sunday evenings from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. These free concerts continue through the end of August. Featured bands play a variety of music from rock and roll, blues, reggae, and country. All are welcome to bring a picnic basket, blankets, and lawn chairs and enjoy an evening with family and friends.
On July 15, My Generation – A Tribute to the British Invasion will be performing.


Dr. Ted Stern, a professor of music, is again conducting a series of music appreciation classes for adults in the community. This ongoing series is for non-musicians and musicians alike and explores the histories of composers and their music. This new series of classes will cover the topic “Popular Music Before the 20th Century (Not Everyone in Vivaldi’s Time Was Listening to Concertos!).”
The series of classes are from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. every Tuesday through Aug. 7 at the Crescenta Valley United Methodist Church Cultural Hall.
The cost for the 10-week series of classes is $90. Everyone is welcome!
For more information, please call Dianne at (818) 445-2390.
Crescenta Valley United Methodist Church Cultural Hall, 2700 Montrose Ave. in Montrose.


Jewel City Knitters will hold its monthly JCK Charity Knit & Crochet on Saturday, July 14 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Chevy Chase Library, 3301 E. Chevy Chase Dr., Glendale (818) 548-2046. Enjoy a relaxed afternoon of knitting, crocheting and conversation. For more information, visit or email


This summer’s record-breaking heat has caused people enthusiastic about Bolton Hall’s Chasing History event, scheduled for July 14, to hold back. Consequently, the Bolton Hall board has made the decision to postpone Chasing History and the awards dinner at McGroarty Arts Center.


All are welcome to join The La Crescenta Woman’s Club and dine at Joselito’s Mexican Restaurant, 2345 Honolulu Ave. in Montrose on July 17 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Joselito’s will donate a portion of the proceeds to the Club for the benefit of the Scholarship Fund.


An award winning olive oil tasting program and luncheon will be presented by the Pasadena Women’s Connection on Wednesday, July 18 at 11:30 a.m. at the Women’s City Club. Beyond the Olive of Pasadena, a gold medal winner at the New York International Olive Oil Competition, will hold a gourmet lovers presentation and tasting for the epicurean delight of guests.
Nancy Williams, published author, teacher and registered nurse will speak on how to “Brace Yourself for Perfection” in her inspirational talk. All are invited to attend. Tickets are $25.
For reservations call (818) 353-2212 or (818) 790-1907.
Women’s City Club, 160 N. Oakland Ave, Pasadena


Glendale Noon Concerts is a free-admission concert series that takes place every first and third Wednesday from 12:10 p.m. to 12:40 p.m. in the sanctuary of Glendale City Church.
The next concert is on July 18 and features flutist Katherine Marsh and pianist Brendan White performing works by Hans Werner Henze, Henri Dutilleux and Olivier Messiaen.
For more information, email or call (818) 244-7241.
Glendale City Church, 610 E. California Ave. (at Isabel) in Glendale.


Redbird, a Native American and environmental non-profit association, is hosting community events. Most are based in the Angeles National Forest; all are based in Los Angeles and Ventura counties. They are open to everyone, and most are free, or suggest a donation.
On July 20-22, Redbird’s 18th Annual Children of Many Colors Native American Powwow will be held on Friday from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. There will be an open flute circle and conversation with Arlie Neskahi of the Navajo Nation. On Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., the Native American Powwow will feature singing, dancing, arts, crafts and food.
A suggested donation is $2 per vehicle. This is a family-friendly event; everyone welcome.
I will be held at Moorpark College, 7075 Campus Road in Moorpark.


The Unitarian Universalist Church of the Verdugo Hills has opened its acoustically outstanding 100-seat sanctuary to LA folk, alt-country, and acoustic musicians as well as authors, poets, and comedians for the monthly Verdugo HUUT. On Friday, July 20 beatlesque, featuring 20 beloved LA musicians collaborating on Beatles and Beatles-adjacent songs, will be performing. Following the show is a HUUT!-standard audience singalong. Tickets are $10. Licensed childcare is available for tots between ages 2 and 10.
For more information, visit
The Unitarian Universalist Church of the Verdugo Hills, 4451 Dunsmore, La Crescenta


Discover what they don’t want you to know about the immigration crisis. On Friday, July 27 from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Community Center of La Cañada Flintridge, the Republican Club of the Foothills will host a discussion of the immigration crisis on the state’s southern border. What is happening? Why is it happening? How long has it been going on and why are we only hearing about it now? What kinds of solutions should be urged to elected representatives at the local, state and federal levels?
The cost is $5 at the door; light refreshments will be provided.
For more information, visit RSVP:
Community Center of La Cañada Flintridge, 4469 Chevy Chase Dr. in
La Cañada Flintridge.


Bolton Hall Museum celebrates July’s full moon with a special evening event on July 27 starting at 6 p.m. and lasting until midnight. Visitors are encouraged to arrive any time during the evening and stay as long as they like to enjoy moon games, music, videos, treats, history and telescopic full moon viewing.
This event is family-friendly, free, open to the public and everyone is welcome.
Bolton Hall Museum is located at 10110 Commerce Ave. in Tujunga.
Additional information is available from Little Landers Historical Society, (818) 352-3420 or or email


Gentle/level one yoga classes continue on Friday mornings at 10:30 a.m. at St. Luke’s of the Mountains Church.
This class will improve joint mobility, flexibility, muscle strength and balance and will include some restorative yoga poses to help the body heal its own aches and pains by engaging the parasympathetic system. Sessions will be 75 minutes. Instructor is experienced in many forms of yoga. Please bring mat.
Cost is $15 cash.
Questions and to RSVP, contact or call (818) 298-4589.
St. Luke’s is located at 2563 Foothill Blvd., at the corner of Rosemont, in La Crescenta.


Foothills Community Toastmasters Club meets 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. every Monday night at 10700 Hillrose Circle in Sunland. Guests are always welcome at no charge.
Toastmasters International is a 91-plus-year-old worldwide organization of small neighborhood, company, community or organization sponsored clubs where people practice and get training in public speaking and leadership skills.
Foothills Community Toastmasters Club is the only official chapter in the Foothills area stretching from La Cañada Flintridge to Sylmar.
Anyone interested in visiting or learning more about the club should contact or visit


Come learn America’s heritage folk dance – square dancing. A beginner’s class continues on Thursday nights at 7:30 p.m. at St. George’s Episcopal Church, 808 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada. First two classes are free. Meet new people while getting some exercise. Four-to-five thousand steps per class/dance!
Call Connie at (818) 353-4901 or email or visit


The community is invited to take part in free Tuesday night dance classes at Sunland Recreation Center. Dances include Zumba, hip-hop and swing. No prior knowledge or experience required.
Couples and families are encouraged to attend.
Classes are from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Sunland Rec Center, 8651 Foothill Blvd., Sunland


A stroke support group hosted by Dignity Health Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center meets the second Tuesday of each month from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the Rehabilitation Conference Room on the third floor of the hospital.
The support group is open to caregivers, family members, friends and stroke survivors and will help with communication, education, and coping styles while building friendships, solving problems and sharing resources and experience.
RSVP by calling (818) 502-4725.
Dignity Health Glendale Memorial Hospital is located at 1420 S. Central Ave. in Glendale.


Life Improvement Courses are offered on “Principles of Prosperity,” “How to Obtain Financial Security” and “Overcoming Financial Stress” at the Church of Scientology Mission of the Foothills.
These courses help empower a person with the knowledge to overcome financial stress to prosper in life. Each course is $50, is done at the individual’s own pace and timing is flexible. A stress-free financial future can be attained and having the right knowledge can make all the difference.
These are just a few of the life improvement courses offered. Others available address various subjects. The classes are open Monday-Thursday from 3:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
For more information contact (818) 957-1500.
Church of Scientology Mission of the Foothills, 2254 Honolulu Ave. in
Montrose (entrance off Market Street, behind in parking lot).


The Foothills Professional Group meets every Wednesday morning from 7:45 a.m. to 9 a.m. at Leon Lounge and Café. The group provides a structured and supportive system of giving and receiving business. It does so by providing an environment in which participants develop personal relationships with many other qualified business professionals. By establishing this “formal” relationship with other people, you may have the opportunity to substantially increase your business.
The cost is $15, which includes breakfast.
Leon Lounge and Café is located at 2519 Cañada Blvd., Glendale.


Presented by the Arroyo Arts Collective and Ace/121 Gallery, “Reimagining America” is on view July 19 through Sept. 8 at Ace/121 Gallery


The personal is political, a slogan used in the 1960s by the student movement and second wave feminism, emphasizes the connections between personal experiences and socio-political structures. “Reimagining America” addresses the myriad issues in times of personal, social and economic uncertainties. The show explores the way images can move us by constructing and changing our social reality.
Artists were invited to submit work that created discussions of power between people, real or imagined. The show is an interpretation of how America can be reimagined through art and active participation.
Reception will be held on Sunday, Aug. 12 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Ace/121 Gallery is located at 121 N. Kenwood St. in Glendale. (Gallery entrance is located at the back of the building, off the Louise St entrance to the YMCA.)


Depression Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) has a support group meeting every Tuesday at Vallejo Drive Adventist Church in Glendale every Tuesday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. DBSA provides hope, help, and support through peer-based, recovery oriented empowering services, and resources when people need them and how they need to receive them.
For more information, call Wanda Sellers at (818) 352-4346, email or visit
Vallejo Drive Adventist Church, 300 Vallejo Dr., Room 106 in Glendale.


The bookstore of the Friends of the Sunland-Tujunga branch of the library, which is located inside the library, is filled with used books on almost every subject. There are books on psychology, religion, self-help, cooking, classics and many more subjects. It is open during library hours (except evenings). Prices range from 10 cents to a few dollars. All books are donated.
All monies collected from the sale of these books support the Sunland-Tujunga Branch Library in purchasing new books, DVDs and equipment. The Friends also supports programs for children and young adults as well as adults. It is a 501(c)(3) organization, so donations are tax deductible. Arrangements can be made to pick up large donations. Call the library at (818) 352-4481 to schedule a pick-up.
Sunland-Tujunga Branch Library, 7771 Foothill Blvd., Tujunga


TOPS – Take Off Pounds Sensibly – is a self-accountability group meeting held every Monday at Center for Spiritual Living, 4845 Dunsmore Ave. (at Santa Carlotta) in La Crescenta. Weigh-in begins at 5:30 p.m. with a one-hour meeting starting at 6 p.m. For more information, please contact Lisa O. Mayo, (626) 484-0554.
A meeting is also held in Sunland every Thursday at New Hope Community Church, 10438 Oro Vista St. Weigh-in is at 6:30 p.m.; meeting at 7 p.m. For more information, please contact Virginia Timpson, (818) 645-4985.
First meeting is free and all visitors are welcome!

The Diabetes Care Center at Glendale Adventist Medical Center invites the community to a free diabetes community education class held every Tuesday from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the hospital (Committee Room A).
Participants will learn more about living with diabetes – care and treatment, healthy eating strategies – the importance of blood glucose monitoring and AIC and tools for healthy life style to reduce the risk of complications.
For more information or to RSVP, call (818) 409-8100.
Glendale Adventist Medical Center (Committee Room A – Ground Floor), 1509 Wilson Terrace, Glendale

The Crescenta-Cañada Family YMCA, in partnership with the La Leche League, is hosting a monthly lactation and infant development support group to help support new mothers. This monthly group meets on the third Friday of each month from noon-1 p.m. This group is free and open to the community and will answer all breastfeeding-related questions that new mothers may have.
The Y is also offering a Mindful Parenting Course designed to help parents connect to their children and raise them to thrive. This course is adapted from the work of Dan Siegal, M.D and will focus on reducing daily stress while connecting with your child. The classes meet weekly on Tuesdays. The course is open to all and there is a fee to attend.
For more information, contact the Y at (818) 790-0123.
The Y is located at 1930 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada.