Don’t miss out on the Toluca Lake networking breakfast every Wednesday, a meeting of local professionals. Cost is $12.
10050 Riverside Dr.
7:25 a.m.–8:45 a.m.
Party of the Century
The City of Burbank celebrates its 100th year in 2011 and marks the occasion with a host of free festivities citywide, including the highly anticipated “Party of the Century” in Downtown Burbank on July 8. A free community celebration, it is planned as a massive, one-day street festival with top entertainment, fireworks and more.
For further information, the public is asked to please call (818) 238-5180 or visit www.downtown-burbank.org.
The Byrd Show
The Brand Library Art Galleries is proud to present The Byrd Show: 40 Years of Art & Design, the first West Coast retrospective of renowned artist and graphic designer David Edward Byrd’s career. The exhibit runs now through July 22.
With a career spanning more than four decades, David’s work is firmly entrenched as part of our visual culture. The selection of the rock ‘n roll and musical theater greats that David Byrd has worked with over the years is a veritable who’s who, including The Rolling Stones, The Grateful Dead, Jimi Hendrix, Stephen Sondheim and Andrew Lloyd Webber.
The Brand Library Art Galleries
1601 W. Mountain St., Glendale
Now through July 22
For more information, visit www.brandlibrary.org/brand_music_events.asp or call (818) 548-2051.
Summer Concert Series
The Levitt Pavilion Pasadena, located in Memorial Park in old Pasadena, has kicked off its ninth annual 50 Summer Concert Series (Wednesdays–Sundays) at Make Music Pasadena. All concerts have open lawn seating and are free and open to the public. Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights concerts begin at 8 p.m. and Sunday concerts begin at 7 p.m. Children’s nights are Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Audience members can enjoy an evening under the stars with music, friends and family.
Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts Memorial Park
Raymond Avenue between Holly and Walnut Streets, Pasadena
Wednesdays through Sundays, now through August 28.
A full calendar listing of artists and times is available at www.levittpavilionpasadena.org.
Time for Teens
Teens and pre-teens are invited to attend a series of free Summer Programs featuring movies, speakers, performers, book discussions and good snacks.
These events are part of the library’s celebration of “Teen Summer Reading,” which is based around the theme “You are here.” Teens are invited to read, participate in activities and share a spirit of adventure with others their age.
Even if you cannot arrive on time, this is a fun thing to do with your friends. Meet them at the library; enjoy the experience and sign up for Teen Summer Reading.
Meeting Room of Studio City Branch Library
12511 Moorpark St., Studio City
Wednesdays from 3 p.m.—5 p.m.
You’ve heard them on movie soundtracks and on your favorite video games. Now you can hear the Seattle-based, Grammy-nominated Northwest Boychoir as they present a free public concert. The 40-member choir will perform classical choral works and traditional American folk songs. Free-will offering taken.
All Saints’ Church
504 N. Camden Dr. at Santa Monica Boulevard, Beverly Hills
Friday, July 8, at 7:30 p.m.
For further information, call (310) 275-0123 ext. 112 or visit www.allsaintsbh.org.
Music in the Zoo
Eight popular Los Angeles indie bands take the spotlight under the stars when the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association (GLAZA) presents a rare opportunity for an after-hours visit at “Music in the Zoo” — Local Scene Night. A line-up of performances take place throughout the Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens, and guests can view many of the Zoo’s animals (until 8 p.m.) as well as enjoy an eclectic array of food and beverages. Picnics are also permitted.
The line-up includes post-punk guitar band Abe Vigoda; Big Search, known for black metal/bluegrass; Hands, featuring indie rock; Pollyn, offering atmospheric tunes; garage/psych minded Allah Las; Kitten, featuring bluesy, alternative, rock influenced music; Mini Mansions, which plays psych pop; and folk-rock band HoneyHoney.
Admission to “Music in the Zoo” for GLAZA members is $13 for adults and $8 for children ages 6 to 15. Admission for non-members is $17 for adults and $11 for children ages 6 to 15. Children 5 and under are free.
The Los Angeles Zoo
5333 Zoo Dr. in Griffith Park at the junction of the Ventura (134) and Golden State (5)
Freeways. Friday, July 15, from 6—9 p.m.
Tickets for “Music in the Zoo” may be purchased at the Zoo or in advance by phone at (323) 644-6042 or online at http://www.lazoo.org.