The Kiwanis Club of Glendale meets on Fridays at noon. On Aug. 18, Angela Khurdajian of Providence St. Joseph 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.
GREENLINE HOUSING FOUNDATION PRESENTS ‘MUSIC FOR THE MOVEMENT’
On Sunday, Aug. 20 from 4:30 p.m.-7 p.m., Greenline Housing Foundation will be presenting a benefit concert for racial housing justice at All Saints Church in Pasadena, 132 N. Euclid Ave. The event will include performances by members of the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Los Angeles studio musicians.
Tickets are $50 and available at Eventbrite.com or at the door.
For more information on Greenline please visit online at www.greenlinehousing.org.
ROCKITECTURE SUBJECT OF PROGRAM
The next program of the Historical Society of the Crescenta Valley is “Rockitecture” – a fun term for a formidable architectural vernacular. Learn about the Southern California rock structures built from 1885 to 1935. These mostly unsung and undocumented rock homes, churches, castles and other structures will be featured along with discussion of the social, economic and technical influences of the time.
This program is a must for those who wish to know more about the old rock structures that are rapidly disappearing from local communities.
The program speaker is architect and author Barry Schweiger, AIA, BA, MBA, RYT. Schweiger spent years researching these unique structures and his book, “Rockitecture,” will be available for purchase at the program.
The Historical Society of the Crescenta Valley next meets on Monday, Aug. 21 at 7 p.m. at the Center for Spiritual Living – La Crescenta, 4845 Dunsmore Ave. (at the intersection of Santa Carlotta).
CV LIONS CLUB HAVING COMMUNITY GARDEN WORKDAY
The Crescenta Valley Lions Club is having a community garden workday on Aug. 26 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at St. Luke’s of the Mountains Episcopal Church, 2563 Foothill Blvd. in La Crescenta.
Anyone who would like more information regarding the Crescenta Valley Lions Club can email Lions91214@gmail.com or call (630) 788-6591.
12TH ANNUAL SAN MARINO MOTOR CLASSIC
The 12th annual San Marino Motor Classic returns to Lacy Park on Aug. 27. The San Marino Motor Classic is a prestigious Concours d’Elegance including a Concorso Ferrari, where many of the world’s finest classic cars are on display and are judged. Spectators can vote for their favorite to win a special award. Food trucks, vendors and the Automotive Fine Arts Society exhibit will enhance the event. Tickets are $45 in advance and $50 on the event day; children under 12 are free.
Purchase a VIP ticket for $175 and indulge in a shaded seating area where a buffet lunch with adult beverages is served and then watch the awards ceremony.
The San Marino Motor Classic is an all-volunteer, 501c3 non-profit organization. For further information, and to purchase tickets, see the website https://sanmarinomotorclassic.com.
THE HEAT: TO HIKE OR NOT TO HIKE
With temperatures rising hiking in the local mountains can become very dangerous – albeit life-threatening. Join the Crescenta Valley Group and the Verdugo Hills Group of the Sierra Club on Thursday, Aug. 31 from 7 p.m. to 8: 30 p.m. at the La Crescenta Library, 2809 Foothill Blvd. in La Crescenta for a riveting presentation on “The Heat: To Hike or Not to Hike.” Hike leaders from the Sierra Club, Angeles Chapter, will be joined by Montrose Search & Rescue to prepare us for hiking in these hot conditions in our local mountains and beyond.
Sponsored by the Crescenta Valley Group and the Verdugo Hills Group of the Sierra Club, Angeles Chapter. To RSVP, please email email@example.com for more information.
L’ERMITAGE FOUNDATION CONCERT SERIES
L’Ermitage Foundation Concert Series will present cellist RusLan Biryukov (of Encino) and harpsichordist Nathan Lewis (of Newport Beach) in concert performing three Italian baroque virtuoso cello sonatas on Thursday, Aug. 31 at 8 p.m. in the grand ballroom of the Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel, 11461 Sunset Blvd. (at Church Lane/I-405) in Los Angeles.
Admission to the concert is $60 per person. Due to limited seating, advance reservations for the 60-minute concert are required and can be made by calling the L’Ermitage Foundation at (310) 472-3330 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or via Eventbrite at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ruslan-biryukov-nathan-lewis-lermitage-concert-series-luxe-tickets-682003810757.
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 http://www.suzukimusicofla.org/contact.html. For more information, visit www.SuzukiMusicofLA.org. The Suzuki Music Education philosophy and method, child development issues, and the SMPLA program will be discussed in detail.
MODERN SQUARE DANCING
A new 13-week beginner’s class in modern square dancing is starting Tuesday, Sept. 12 at 7:45 p.m. at St. George’s Episcopal Church, 808 Foothill Blvd. in La Cañada. The first two classes are free.
Meet new people while getting exercise for both your body and mind. Learn the Steps to Fun!
GOLF TOURNAMENT BENEFITS SHERIFF FAMILIES
The Association for Los Angeles Deputy Sheriffs (ALADS) is hosting its 23rd annual Bob Hermann Memorial Golf Classic on Monday, Sept. 18 at the Huntington Club in Huntington Beach.
Proceeds are used to help families of law enforcement in need of financial support due to a fatality, near-fatal accident, physical incapacitation and any other tragedy that would demonstrate that assistance would be prudent.
Donation items are also needed to include in the ALADS gift bags or possibly in its opportunity drawing. Over 100 participants are expected to attend this event. This is a non-profit charity, so all donations are tax deductible. Individual tickets are $150 and include green fees, cart fees, dinner and on-course refreshments.
SERIES ON NAVIGATING DEMENTIA
Joyce Mahoney, CTRS, APRS, regional vice president of Memory Care and Programming at Belmont Village Senior Living, will lead and provide insight on an educational series on navigating dementia as a caregiver, care partner or simply a friend. The series will educate on topics such as the basics of dementia, changing family dynamics, communication tips and how to navigate challenging behaviors associated with dementia. New approaches and techniques will be taught to effectively care for a loved one in difficult times.
In the first installment of the series, a discussion on what dementia is and what people need to know about the disease. A Q&A will follow the presentation “Navigating Difficult Behaviors.”
The first virtual installment is on Sunday, Sept. 20 at noon.
3E EVENT INVITES WOMEN TO AWAKEN THE POWER WITHIN
HealWithin, a mind-body-soul healing and stress management center, invites women in SoCal and around the world to its 9th Annual 3E Event on Sept. 30 at Embassy Suites by Hilton in Glendale. Tickets are on sale now for a super early bird price of just $197.
Visit The3Eevent.com to register and to reserve hotel room at discounted rate.
Hosted and produced by Liza Boubari, clinical hypnotherapist and founder of HealWithin, 3E guest speakers include award-winning actor Maurice Benard, Nancy Matthews, co-founder of WomensProsperityNetwork.com, Allyn Reid, founder of Woomanity, and co-founder, facilitator, producer and community cultivator of Secret Knock and Lawrence Zarian, Red Carpet fashion expert, lifestyle expert, professional stylist and actor.
VHHS PLANS REUNION
“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 email@example.com. 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.