COMMUNITY CALENDAR 02-11-09

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February 11
Burbank Noon Kiwanis- Will meet on Wednesday, February 11 at the Burbank YMCA from 12-1:30 p.m. Contact Harvey Branman at (818) 954-9294 with questions or to reserve a seat at one of our meetings.

February 12
Valentine’s Dance- Dance to music of the 40s, 50s, and 60s with the “Silvertones Trio” at the Joslyn Center  for those 55+ on Thursday at 7 p.m. Admission is $6 or $5 with BSAC card.

North Hollywood Library- Celebrate our 16th President’s birthday with a screening of the classic biography Abraham Lincoln, starring Walter Huston and directed by D. W. Griffith. Free popcorn. The film will be show on Thursday at 2 p.m. For information, call (818) 766-7185.

February 13
The L.A. Catholic Alumni Club Singles- hosts its Valentine Dance & Mixer Friday, Feb. 13, from 8 p.m. to midnight at the Burbank Holiday Inn. Event is open to the public. All are welcome. Admission is $20. For more information, visit www.lacatholicsingles.org.

February 14
Valentine’s Day Dinner At Descanso Gardens – Seatings at 6 and 8 p.m., Feb. 14, Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Dr., La Canada. Romance your Valentine with a heart-warming three-course dinner prepared by the Patina Group. $66 per person ($59 members). Early reservations recommended. (818) 790-73663,  www.descanosgardens.org.

February 17
Burbank’s Open House Toastmasters– Meet at the Holiday Inn, 150 E. Angeleno Ave., Burbank from 7 to 9 pm. This Tuesday will be a special meeting – the Inspirational Speech Contest. Visitors are always welcome at no charge. Dinner is available for purchase. Parking validated. For further information contact Reggie at (818) 763-3156.

Tai Chi— “the perfect exercise,” according to Time magazine — combats immune deficiencies, mitigates arthritis, improves circulation, decreases high blood pressure, and helps the elderly regain physical balance and relaxes and feels good. Classes are every Tues & Thurs from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. All classes on a donation basis and are held at Golden Monkey Healing in Sherman Oaks. For more information, call (818) 331-9107 or (818) 430-1906.

February 18
Greater Los Angeles Career Expo- Wednesday, come meet multiple employers face-to-face who will be hiring for all types of jobs. This event will take place at the Pasadena Conference Center located at 300 E. Green Street, Pasadena, CA 91101 between the hours of 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, visit us at
www.goldenfutureexpos.com.

Community Weight Loss Challenge (12 week course)-Location:  Burbank. Date: Wednesday class OR Saturday classes available, starting Feb 18th and Feb 21st (respectively). Phone Number: 310-619-0254. Contact Person:  Jon and Ruth Doherty. Email Address: jonandruth@greatshapetoday.com Cost:  $35.

February 19
Healthy Living Lecture: “The Aging Spine” with Dr. Yuri Falkenstein— February 19, 10 a.m.:  Held at the Tuttle Adult Center, 1731 N. Ontario, Burbank, (818) 238-5367. Admission is $1 (free with BSAC card).

February 20
Understanding Your Medicare Advantage HMO Options– Friday, February 20, 12:30 p.m.:  A speaker from the Center for Healthcare Rights discusses: Advantages and disadvantages of joining an HMO, new Medicare HMO enrollment and disenrollment rules, and how an HMO supplements Medicare. Held at the Joslyn Adult Center, 1301 W. Olive in Burbank (for those 55+). Admission is free. Call (818) 239-5353 to reserve a seat.

February 21
Learn CPR for Free- Northridge Hospital Medical Center will host the 15th Annual CPR Blitz on Saturday in the Education Auditorium of the hospital from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (registration is at 8:30 a.m.). A $25 deposit is required. For more information and reservations, please call (818) 885-5488 or visit
www.NorthridgeHospital.org.

February 25
“Twilight” A Solo Installation- is showing now through April 23 in the Large Gallery of the Vincent Price Art Museum. On Wednesday, an Artist’s Talk will be held at 7:30 p.m. Gallery hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. and Thursday noon to 7 p.m. For more information, call (323) 265-8841 or visit vincentprice@elac.edu.

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