In brief

Rosemont Preserve Restoration Day

 The community is invited to the Rosemont Preserve Restoration Day on Saturday, June 11 from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m. to help protect the natural habitat at Rosemont Preserve. Volunteers will be weeding the demonstration garden and removing invasive plants that pose a fire danger to the Preserve. Wear sturdy shoes, comfortable clothes and garden gloves (long pants and sleeves are recommended). Tools will be available.

The Preserve is located at the north end of Rosemont Avenue, just past the chain link fence. As street parking is limited, please park at Two Strike Park, 5107 Rosemont Ave. Those with mobility issues who require a closer parking spot should contact

This event is free to the public and suitable for all ages and no reservations required. Rain cancels event. Sorry, no pets please.

For further information, contact the Friends of the Rosemont Preserve at

Community Movie Night

The Balcony of LA is hosting a free movie night in CV Park on Saturday, June 11. Balcony of LA will be screening “Peter Rabbit.” Food trucks will be on-site. Food service begins 7 p.m. and the movie begins at dusk. This is a family-friendly event.

CV Park is located at 3901 Dunsmore Ave. directly behind the dog park.

Bingo Games Benefit Scouts

Sponsorships are still available for the Boy Scouts of America– Verdugo Hills Council bingo game on Saturday, June 11 at the Elks Lodge in Glendale, 120 E. Colorado Blvd.

 Players are also wanted! The cost is $20 and each game pays a minimum of $100 (last game is $300). Opportunity drawing, too! Doors open at 5 p.m. and the first game is at 6 p.m. The Elks Lodge offers purchase of food and beverage.

NCL Hosting Blood Drive

The Glendale Chapter of National Charity League, Inc. will hold its 16th annual “From the Heart” American Red Cross Blood Drive on Sunday, June 26 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Verdugo Hills Hospital (1812 Verdugo Blvd., Glendale, 91208, Council Rooms A-D). Members of the community are encouraged to make an appointment to donate by emailing with the requested time or by signing up on the American Red Cross website and use sponsor code: nclglendale.

To be eligible to donate, donors should not have previously donated from the period starting May 1 through June 26. Donors will be given a $5 e-gift card to a merchant of choice.