Reflections Entries Wanted
Submissions for the National PTA Reflections contest continue through Oct. 12. The theme is Heroes Around Me and entries from all grades and all abilities will be accepted.
For details, contact Carolyn Karapetian at


‘Don’t Drink the Water’ at CVHS
The Crescenta Valley High School Falcon Players invites the community to its production of “Don’t Drink The Water.” In this Woody Allen comedy, a caterer and his family from Newark, New Jersey, have a nightmare vacation when their plane is rerouted behind the Iron Curtain and they are pursued by communist police who believe that they are American spies.
Showtimes are Thursday, Oct. 4 at 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 5 at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 6 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $12 adults, $8 students (high school with ID, or younger accompanied by adult). Box office opens 20 minutes prior to curtain.
Performances are in the MacDonald Auditorium, 4400 Ramsdell Ave., La Crescenta.


CVIM Foundation Hosts Tasty Fundraiser
On Saturday, Oct. 6 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. all are invited to an “Aloha State of mind” on the quad of Crescenta Valley High School for the CVIM 10th Annual BBQ Fundraiser.
Ticketholders will feast on a delectable plate of Hawaiian-style grilled beef, chicken and fruit, along with salad. A bake sale provides yummy after-dinner options. There will be raffle baskets, too. Entertainment provided by the CV jazz band, the CV color guard and other student performances, including strolling ukulele players.
Tickets are $15 and available in advance from the Instrumental Music Dept. (818) 249-5871, ext. 3106 or from any instrumental music student. Tickets will also be available at the door until sold out.
All proceeds go directly to support the CVHS Instrumental Music Dept. Questions can be directed to Melinda at
Crescenta Valley High School, 2900 Community Ave., La Crescenta


St. George’s Hosting CVHS Orchestra
St. George’s Episcopal Church is hosting an intimate chamber music concert by the Crescenta Valley High School orchestra on Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 7 p.m.
The music is selected and rehearsed by the students, and performed in their own chosen small groups. The Daniel Chaney Fund of the church, in memory of a beloved community-involved tenor soloist, supports this and other work with young musicians.
Admission $5, refreshments will follow.
St. George’s Episcopal Church, 808 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada