Fourth Annual Children’s Day

Hosted by Fritz Coleman and featuring Radio Disney and ESPN X Games, Children’s Day 2011 kicks off with an All-Valley Parade at 9 a.m. featuring high school bands – and you! Enter the park on a red carpet and begin a magical day of kids’ activities and entertainment featuring Radio Disney performances, ESPN X skateboard clinics, storytelling by Nancy Cartwright (voice of Bart Simpson and Honorary Mayor of SFV) and celebrity friends, celebrity and sports icons’ autographs for the whole family, arts & crafts, a U.S. Marine Corps armored Humvee, rock climbing, a petting zoo, carnival rides, over forty gourmet food trucks and more! Admission is free.

Woodley Park
6350 Woodley Ave., near Burbank and Victory Boulevards.
Saturday, Sept. 17, 9 a.m.—6 p.m.
For more information, visit


2011 Family Picnic

You’re personally invited to be a part of the Luther Burbank Middle School picnic. This year their theme/title is “The Family That Plays Together, Stays Together.” They will be hosting Burbank Music Academy and the winners of the Food Network special The Great Food Truck Race — Grill ‘Em All! The event will also include other opportunities for families to “play together” by singing, dancing (a surprise “Flash Mob” by faculty, parents and students) and games including a 20 foot wide inflatable Twister game provided by local Burbank business proprietors Magic Jump Rentals. Thanks for your ongoing support!

Luther Burbank Middle School
Thursday, Sept. 1, 4—7:30 p.m.
To RSVP directly, contact Ms. Tyler Browne, First Vice President of LBMS PTSA at (818) 841-4602, (818) 438-0984 or tytrans@att.net.

9/11 Commemoration

Please join us for thoughtful commemoration of the tenth anniversary of 9/11. Sign up to volunteer with local non-profit agencies; donate blood at the Providence Blood mobile near IKEA; shop at our stores; and help local schools earn double points in “My School Is Cool” program.

Burbank Town Center
201 East Magnolia
Sunday, Sept. 11, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

For more information, call Linda Maxwell at (818) 919-8896 or visit www.burbanktowncenter.com.


Taco Cook-Off

Sponsored by Sears, the NoHo Taco Cook Off will feature a special sale at Sears, 25 gourmet food trucks, 80 artisan vendors, live music, piñata breaking, a hula hoop dance and more family fun! Proceeds will benefit the Forgotten Dog Foundation and is brought to you by the NoHo Rockin’ Food Truck Fest.

Sears North Hollywood
12121 Victory Blvd.
Saturday, Sept. 24, 11 a.m.—6p.m.

For more information, sign up at www.nohofoodtruckfest.com, email nohofoodtruckfest@gmail.com, call (818) 618-9091 or (323) 654-0442.

Sock Hop

The Catholic Daughters of the Americas presents the third annual Saint Charles Borromeo “Sock Hop.” All proceeds to support The Saint Charles Church Refurbishment Fund. It’s fun for the entire family, all ages welcome: bring your kids, grandparents, friends and neighbors. Wear your best 1950s outfits/costumes. There’ll be lots of food, fun, music, dancing and great prizes! A cash bar with beer and wine will be present.

Parish Hall
10800 Moorpark St.
Saturday, Sept. 17, 6 p.m.—10:30 p.m.

For more information, call (818) 486-1643.


Studio City Community Blood Drive

Hosted by the Studio City/Sherman Oaks Rotary Club, all presenting donors will receive a Mimi’s Cafe Free Appetizer, two Laugh Factory Tickets and can enter a region drawing for a $1,500 Gift Card! (Details at drive) To schedule your appointment, visit https://www.givelife.org/index.cfm?group=registration&hlc=sportsmenslsc.

Sportsmen’s Lodge Hotel-Poolside Vista Room
12833 Ventura Blvd.
Thursday, Sept. 1, 2—8 p.m.

Contact Sherry Nikirk with the American Red Cross at (818) 992-2005 with questions.

Family Skate Night

Every Saturday night, Burbank Roller Hockey Rink holds a night where families can come out and skate around — to just have some fun as a family! Admission is $5 for individuals; for the whole family $20, regardless of the number of children. If kids wear their hockey gear, it’s a dollar off. There are lots of skates for kids, but less for adults, so bring your skates if you have ‘em!

Burbank Roller Hockey Rink
3211 W. Victory Blvd. (between Hollywood Way and Buena Vista)
Every Sat., 7—9 p.m.

For more information, visit www.burbankrollerhockey.com, call (818) 845-0960, or email your questions to frank@burbankrollerhockey.com.

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