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NORTH HOLLYWOOD

E-Cycling Event
St. Charles Church will be hosting a “Free E-Cycling Event” sponsored by Rotary Clubs of North Hollywood and Van Nuys. E-Waste is defined as any consumer electronic equipment that has reached its “end of life-usage,” whether is in full or non-working condition, for example: TVs, home entertainment systems (VCR and DVD), computers, monitors, phones, etc. No large appliances will be accepted, such as stoves, refrigerators, microwaves, washers, dryers, etc.

St. Charles Holy Family Service Center
Parking Lot
10825 Moorpark St.
Saturday, Feb. 18, 9 a.m.—3 p.m.

BURBANK

Book Talk & Demo
Come join Fatima Choy, Headmaster of Body & Brain Holistic Wellness & Yoga Center for a Book Talk & Demo of the international bestseller, The Call of Sedona: Journey of the Heart, which has already touched thousands and inspired the formation of over 300 reading groups and meditation circles.
Fatima Choy will talk about the book and the author Ilchi Lee’s remarkable awakenings and heart expanding inspirations in Sedona, Arizona, a unique place of amazing red rocks, striking sunsets, and an ability to lift the spirit that draws millions of visitors each year. The book describes how anyone can achieve enlightenment, purpose, and fulfillment by experiencing the true spirit of Sedona even without stepping onto Sedona’s soil.
The book also provides a range of advice on meditation and enlightened living that will benefit anyone, anywhere.
The Book Talk & Demo will feature:

  •  An introduction to the book and its author
  •  An introduction to the breathing and meditation techniques described in the book
  •  An introduction to the philosophy of Eastern spiritual tradition
  •  The benefits of these techniques for the betterment of individuals and communities

Barnes & Noble Media Center
731 N. San Fernando Rd.
Thursday, Feb. 9, 1:30 p.m.—3:30 p.m.

For questions, call: Barnes & Noble Media Center at (818) 558-1383 or Body & Brain Holistic Wellness & Yoga Center at (818) 846-8888.

Open House — Power Brain Kids
Come to an Open House for a presentation on Power Brain Kids, a brain & body-based innovative and fun program for children ages five and up. Regular classes are tailored to make children get to know their brain and bodies to be more happy, healthy, confident, and less-stressed. There is a focus on character building to help them build harmonious social relationships.

Body & Brain Holistic Wellness & Yoga Center
1054 West Alameda Ave.
Saturday, Feb. 18, 11 a.m.—Noon

To RSVP, call (818) 846-8888.
Burroughs High’s Texas Hold’Em
The John Burroughs High School Baseball Program will host a Texas Hold’Em poker tournament. Proceeds to support program.

Elks Lodge
2232 N. Hollywood Way
Saturday, Feb. 18, 6 p.m.

Call (818) 841-7034 for more information.

Pasadena Society of Artists
The Pasadena Society of Artists (PSA) is proud to present its 87th Annual Juried Exhibition at the Creative Arts Center Gallery. Join us at the opening reception and awards presentation on Friday, Feb. 3, 7 p.m.—9 p.m. Eight awards will be presented during the opening reception. View 60 works of art selected by juror Meher McArthur and meet the professional artists who created their art especially for this exhibition. Meher McArthur said, “The superb quality and the wide range of styles and techniques of the submitted artwork made my job challenging but very enjoyable.”

The Creative Arts Center Gallery
1100 West Clark Ave.
Feb. 3–23

Gallery hours are Monday through Thursday 9 a.m.—8 p.m., Friday 9 a.m.—7 p.m., and Saturday 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Please contact the Gallery at (818) 238-5397 for additional information.

ALL OVER

Flag Football
Register now for five-man all-passing football leagues in San Fernando Valley, So Pasadena, and Van Nuys/Balboa Park (also Santa Fe Springs). Evening and weekend leagues begin late January and early February. Inter-league playoffs with neighboring counties. Call toll free at (877) 846-3178 or visit TopGunFlagFootball.com. Must be 18+ to play. Referees needed.

The Rescue Train
Sweet news! Announcing The Rescue Train’s Free Spay & Neuter Clinic: The Rescue Train volunteers are hitting the streets.
In 2012 their mobile clinics will be traveling into neighborhoods in need with high-kill shelters to hit the root of the problem of pet overpopulation!
Tax deductible donations go to spay/neuter the pet of a low income family preventing countless numbers of puppies and kittens from being born. Many of these animals would end up in our city and county shelters only to face euthanasia due to pet overpopulation.

10$ = Free Vaccines for a Dog or Cat
100$ = One Spay/Neuter Surgery

Visit http://therescuetrain.org/donate.php for clinic details.

LOS ANGELES

A Jew Grows in Brooklyn
A Jew Grows in Brooklyn, starring Jake Ehrenreich, returns to Gindi Auditorium at American Jewish University for a strictly limited 15-performance engagement. The show played to sold out houses last February — and is returning to Los Angeles by popular demand.
Ehrenreich has given more than 2,000 performances of the show — including eighteen months off-Broadway — sharing with audiences all over North America, with warmth and humor, the laughter and the tears of growing up the first American-born child of Polish Holocaust survivors.
Along the way, Ehrenreich, backed by a live band and multi-media production, performs everything from a classic rock medley to bits from the Catskills and even a Christmas medley of songs by Jewish songwriters — the popular music of both his and his parents’ generations.

American Jewish University 15600
Mulholland Dr.
Tuesday, Feb. 7—Saturday, Feb. 25; Monday—Thursday and Saturday Evenings at 8 p.m.; Sunday, Feb. 19, at 2 p.m. & 5 p.m.

Please note no performances on Feb. 10, 11, 12, 17, & 24. To charge tickets call (866) 811-4111 or visit www.ajewgrowsinbrooklyn.com.

Conscious Life Visionary Expo
Bringing together artists, exhibitors, visionaries, musicians, filmmakers, and authors, and featuring over 150 workshops covering health, science, spirituality, and healthy lifestyles, the Conscious Life Visionary Expo is an illuminating three-day event.
Three healthy living exhibit halls feature the latest and most innovative products to promote healthy living and longevity. Program includes a special Latino program, a three day music fest, the Conscious Life Film Fest, and the Post Conference Series. General admission is $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Workshops are various prices. The Conscious Film Festival day pass is $10.

LAX Hilton Hotel , 5711 Century Blvd.
Feb. 10—13

For more info, visit www.consciouslifeexpo.com or call 1-800-367-5777.

Councilman LaBonge presents “The Artist” Director with the Inaugural Made in Hollywood Award during a ceremony at RED Studios in Hollywood on Feb. 1.

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