Celebration Tonight at Unity Church
A Latin music celebration featuring Dana Shaw and other performers is being held at the annual Unity Church of the Valley benefit concert on Thursday, Oct. 20 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 each, children 12 and under free.

Unity Church of the Valley, 2817 Montrose Ave.; La Crescenta,

Workshop, Fundraisers Planned
The Center for Spiritual Living – La Crescenta is hosting a Bernard Isley workshop, “Experience: Turning Negative to Positive” on Saturday, Oct. 22 from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Through the use of knowledge and experience of energy and vibration, Bernard Ilsley helps to turn people’s lives around from negative to positive with the use of ancient mantras and meditation. Individuals can use these tools and their own increased intuition through such practices to attract positive energy and the results they need in all areas of life for happiness and success; emotionally, materially and spiritually.

Donation is $30. To make reservations or for further information, call Laney Clevenger-White at (818) 353-6628.

A FUNdRaiser is being held at Coco’s Restaurant on Monday, Oct. 24 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Join us at Coco’s Bakery Restaurant, 10521 Sunland Blvd. in Sunland. Present the Center’s flyer when ordering; you will receive a 15% donation from all flyers presented with meals. Call (818) 249-1045 for reservation and flyer information.

On Tuesday, Oct. 25 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Karen Mitchell performs at Viva Cantina, 900 Riverside Dr. in Burbank. Come and hear “Carina” and the Dogwood Boys performing her original country music. Enjoy delicious Mexican food and the best margaritas this side of the river.

Come join us every Sunday for our 9:30 a.m. metaphysical lesson and our 10 a.m. celebration service with Rev Bev and every Wednesday night at 7 p.m. for Rev Steve’s messages.

Center for Spiritual Living, 4845 Dunsmore Ave. (at the corner of Santa Carlotta and Dunsmore), La Crescenta

CVUMC Presents The Animated Gospel
Crescenta Valley United Methodist Church launches its fall season with a series of messages that engage Jesus via the delightful stories of animated movies. Let us share with you our recently upgraded sound and video system!

Sundays at 10 a.m.

CV United Methodist Church, 2700 Montrose Ave., Montrose

Wednesday PEAK Program Continues
La Crescenta Presbyterian Church Wednesday night PEAK (Praise, Education for Adults and Kids) continues. There is a dinner offered from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and classes from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The dinner costs $3 for adults, $2 for children or $10 for an entire family. Classes are offered for all ages from age 2 through junior high. Nursery care is provided. This fall for adults there will be three classes offered.

Lee Cook will lead a class called “Back to the Future Church: Ancient Faith, Future Mission.” This new class will address the rapid changes that are going on in society – changes both apparent and some much more subtle.  Many notice changing attitudes toward worship styles and dress, but most do not notice the more radical changes such as a move away from denominational affiliation, the move away from the “professional” clergy and a closing gap between Protestants, Catholics and Orthodox Christians. While there are many prognosticators, no one really knows what the church will look like in 20-30 years. The last time the church saw upheaval of this magnitude was during the Protestant Reformation.

Back to the Future Church will focus on the Book of Acts and how the Apostles dealt with challenges similar to the ones we face today. This class will run every Wednesday through Nov. 16.

For more information, contact the church office at (818) 249-6137 or online at

St. Bede Offers Parent Education Classes

Classes for parents and their pre-school children continue at St. Bede parish. The program features side-by-side learning with an emphasis on faith and values incorporated into storytelling, music and art. Parents participate in discussion groups to explore Christian values and good parenting techniques.

Classes are conducted by Jo Ann Gantus, parent educator and certified life coach.

For information, contact Jo Ann at or call (818) 599-5261.

All classes meet from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the Hall Annex.

St. Bede Parish, 215 Foothill Blvd, La Cañada Flintridge