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The Kiwanis Club of Glendale meets on Fridays at noon. On July 21, the Club’s guest speaker Glendale Police Chief Manual Cid.

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.



The regular meetings of the Glendale/La Crescenta Stamp Club are held on the third Tuesday of every month at the LA County Library, 2809 Foothill Blvd. in La Crescenta (at the corner of Foothill Boulevard and La Crescenta Avenue). The next meeting is today, Thursday, July 20 and the meeting starts promptly at 7 p.m., and collectors of all levels of experience and interest are welcome to attend.

At the meetings, fellow collectors have the opportunity to buy, sell and trade a variety of postage stamps. Members of the club are always eager to display their latest finds and acquisitions and to share stories and memories behind their collections. The atmosphere is friendly, welcoming and inclusive, perfect for anyone interested in learning more about stamp collecting or who just wants to enjoy the company of like-minded individuals.

Free parking is available around the library and refreshments are served at every meeting.



A free three-hour workshop on cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is being offered as a public service to the community by the Church of Scientology Mission of the Foothills in Montrose on Saturday, July 22 at 9:30 a.m. 

The workshop will be taught by Eric Smith, an American Heart Association (AHA) certified trainer, emergency medical technician (EMT) and nurse.  

Space is limited, so please call (818) 957-1500 to reserve a spot. The workshop is free, unless an AHA-BLS certification card is desired; then there is a required $50 fee that goes to the AHA. Trainees are asked to please call in advance and let the AHA know. 

The address is 2254 Honolulu Ave. in Montrose (enter at the back of the building). Free parking above Broadview Drive near Ocean View Boulevard. All are welcome.



The 10th Annual Casino Night Fundraiser, hosted by Community Center of La Cañada Flintridge, has been rescheduled to July 29.



Highlands Church, 4441 La Crescenta Ave. in La Crescenta, hosts a production of “The Sound of Music” Aug. 4-Aug. 12. For ticket information visit



The public is invited to celebrate Glendale Arts’ 15th anniversary and new home at ace/121 Gallery at GA’s Summer Soiree on Saturday, Aug. 5. 

Along with getting a first look at the gallery, guests can stop by anytime between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. to celebrate with complimentary drinks, bites and entertainment; meet the 2023-24 Glendale Arts board of directors and staff; kick off the upcoming 2023 Glendale International Film Festival; and sign up for GA’s new membership program SCENE. 

The first 50 attendees to sign up for membership will get a SCENE T-shirt and swag bag. SCENE is GA’s low-cost membership program established to create community between artists and audiences. Members receive discounted pricing, pre-sale access and more from Glendale Arts and SCENE Partners, including Antaeus Theatre, Laemmle Theatres and the Museum of Neon Art.

A donation of $15 to attend is suggested. RSVPs are requested, but not required on Eventbrite at


Parent Orientation and Information Night – Suzuki Music

The “Musical Kids, Happy Parents!” parent information and orientation night will be hosted by the Suzuki Music Program of Los Angeles (SMPLA) on Thursday, Aug. 31 from 7:30 – 8:45 p.m. (PST) over Zoom.

All adults are invited to attend. To receive the Zoom link, RSVP at For more information, visit The Suzuki Music Education philosophy and method, child development issues, and the SMPLA program will be discussed in detail.  



“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.