Milo’s Sanctuary, a special needs cat rescue organization, partnered with Timmy Nolan’s Tavern for a fundraising event on Tuesday, Oct. 11. Timmy Nolan’s is located at 10111 Riverside Dr. There was live Irish folk music, door-prizes, and great food & drink! 20% of the upstairs sales will go to Milo’s Sanctuary, Inc. Milo’s is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that believes all cats deserve a second chance at life. For more information on Milo’s, visit www.milossanctuary.org
Walking Cane Defense
Fall session for Oct., Nov., & Dec., 2011, is now open enrollment for classes in Walking Cane Defense for Everyone! This class will cover: the basic selection of a cane, both the advantages/disadvantages; power swinging, thrusting, blocking, and defending; self-defense techniques against weapon attacks; defense from grabs and attacks, tactics, and sequencing; all done in a cooperative learning system; taught by CaneMaster Instructor Toma Rosenzweig. Everyone is welcome to train – all ages, all levels, all ranks, all systems.
Aikido Daiwa School
4404 W. Victory Blvd.
Tuesday nights, 8:30 p.m.–9:45 p.m.
Mondays and Fridays, 2 p.m.–3 p.m.
Call (818) 339-4051 for more information, or contact “Toma” at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Walk for the American Dream
Lace up your sneakers and get ready to walk for families in need of safe and decent housing at Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys’ Third Annual American Dream Walk.
Join our Grand Marshall, LA Dodger great, Steve Garvey; Mark Ballas, award-winning dancer on Dancing with the Stars; the Laker Girls; and many more, as they lead handy citizens, business supporters, and Habitat families on a walk from Pacoima Plaza to the Habitat Pacoima Site. At the Pacoima site, Habitat will hold a key ceremony for new families who are receiving keys to their very first home. Then, walkers will head back to Pacoima Plaza for lunch and an awards celebration with special celebrity entertainment. The total distance: 5K the Habitat way!
All of the funds raised from this event will go back into bettering your own neighborhoods. Funds raised in the San Fernando Valley will go towards the new 12 home community in Sylmar. Funds raised from the Santa Clarita community will go towards the brand new SCV Homes for Heroes program, designed to assist veterans with housing in the Santa Clarita Valley.
13500 Paxton St.
Saturday, Oct. 15, 8:30 a.m.—12:30 p.m.
Register to walk for your community today at: www.HumanityCA.org.
Please join us for the North Hollywood Arts District Farmer’s Market. The Farmer’s Market will take place every Saturday.
5200 Bakman Ave. @ Magnolia Blvd.
Every Saturday, 8 a.m.—2 p.m.
In Honor of Conor
The First Annual 5K Run/Walk In Honor of Conor is taking place. The Conor Lynch Foundation, which is a 501 (c) (3) non profit corporation, is established to benefit new and existing programs that raise awareness and promote safety for pedestrians, runners, cyclists, and young drivers. Entry Fee is $30 run/$30 walk (pre-registration). Check-in at Sherman Oaks Little League.
Van Nuys Sherman Oaks Park
14230 Magnolia Blvd.
Sunday, Oct. 16 (Registration 7 a.m.; Run 8:30 a.m.; Walk 9 a.m.)
Visit: www.inhonorofconor.org for complete details and links. Click on Upcoming Events tab at top of page.
VIBUL School of Painting is offering FREE painting lessons open to the community, teens-adults, and from beginner to advanced welcome. Lessons are an hour in length and we supply the materials. Learn the secrets of the Renaissance Masters and enrich your life.
VIBUL School of Painting
11101 Ventura Blvd.
Saturday, Oct. 15, 11 a.m.—5 p.m
For more information, call (888) 909-0092, or visit www.canvasenigma.com.
Fifth Annual VisionWalk
Join us for a beautiful 3.1 mile morning walk in Southern California as we gather to celebrate the Fifth Annual Los Angeles VisionWalk.
The day will be filled with a meet & greet continental breakfast before the walk. Then, join us afterwards for a spectacular Food Truck line-up to satisfy your appetite, and a free concert by the band WAR!
VisionWalk is a family friendly event designed to raise awareness and dollars in support of Foundation funded cutting-edge research to find the preventions, treatments, and cures of retinal degenerative diseases such as retinitis pigmentosa, usher syndrome, Stargardts, and macular degeneration.
Join our walk team “Tia’s Trekkers” at www.fightblindness.org/goto/adamlawrence. Support our team with a donation at www.fightblindness.org/goto/adamlawrence. Your support will help many people who currently live in darkness see the sunrise once again.
Eye disease does not discriminate – it affects everyone, young and old.
UCLA, Dickson Court South
Sunday, Oct. 23, 10:00 a.m.
For more information, please contact Alayna Tatum, FFB Events Manager, at (310) 450-2910, or via email at ATatum@FightBlindness.org