Community Calendar

April 8
Glendale Quilt Guild- Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month at the Glendale Central Library at 6:30 p.m. Meetings are free to members are free to members. Fee for non-members is $5. For information visit www.glendalequiltguild.org. This week’s guest speaker is Peggy Martin.

April 9
Maundy Thursday- Toluca Lake United Methodist Church will hold a 7 p.m. service. “We Shall Be His Guests.”

April 10
Good Friday- Toluca Lake United Methodist Church will be open for prayer until 1 p.m.

April 11
Brand Library and Art Center- On Saturday at 2 p.m., the Brand Library will be hosting an opera talk on the romantic opera “The Birds” by Walter Braunfels. The talk will be given by a Los Angeles opera Speaker Bureau member Steve Kohn. Admission is free. For further information, call (818) 548-2051.

It‘s Children’s Movie Time- Come and watch Madagascar 2: Escape 2 Africa at the North Hollywood Public Library. The film will be shown at 2 p.m. For more information, call (818) 766-7185.

April 12
Lawrence Lebo In Concert At The Coffee Gallery Backstage- Bob Stane’s The Coffee Gallery Backstage presents Lawrence Lebo in concert on Sunday at 7 p.m. Tickets are $12.50. For reservations, call (626) 398-7917. For more information, visit www.coffeegallery.com.

Easter Sunday- Toluca Lake United Methodist Church will hold a 10 a.m. service. Special music, including bass instruments and the “Hallelujah Chorus.” Easter egg hunt following the service.

April 15
The Hollywood Heritage Museum- Will host an “Evening at the Barn” showcasing Errol Flynn Slept Here: The Flynns, the Hamblens, Rick Nelson and the Most Notorious House in Hollywood on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $8 or $5 for Hollywood Heritage Members.

April 16
North Hollywood Regional Library- Help welcome the baseball season with a free showing of “Field of Dreams” starring Kevin Costner, James Earl Jones and Burt Lancaster. Free popcorn! The screening will take place on Thursday at 2 p.m. For more information, call (818) 766-7185.

ONGOING
Bagel Brigade Seeks Volunteers And Contributions- The Bagel Brigade of Encino B’nai B’rith provides food, blankets, glasses and much more to needy families and children (now seeking old cell phones). Call (818) 788-4230 or send donations to 14236 Chandler Blvd., Sherman Oaks, CA 91401.

Títeres Rebeldes (Rebellious Puppets)- Join us in the Bold Caballeros y Noble Bandidas exhibition for monthly in-gallery puppet performances highlighting tales inspired by the Mexican Revolution. Then, get ready for a puppet-show-related Let’s Make History craft activity! Every second Saturday through May 2009. All shows begin at 12:45 p.m.

Art Adventure At The Getty Center-A one-hour tour for children (ages 5 and up) and adults to enjoy, featuring an activity-filled visit to the galleries. Sign-up at the information desk in the Museum Entrance Hall beginning at 1:30 p.m. Every Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. Offered in English and Spanish. For more information, call (310) 440-7300 or visit www.getty.edu.

Meditation Class- Everyone is welcome for weekly meditation class ($12 per class) at the Actors Group Theater at 4378 Lankershim Blvd. in North Hollywood from 11-1 p.m. For more information, contact Kadampa Meditation Center California at WWW.meditateinla.org.

Lyrical Pianist Travers Huff- Is currently appearing at the Bistro Garden at Ventura Blvd. and Coldwater Canyon in Studio City on Tuesday evenings from 6-8 p.m. with a program of famous motion picture themes. At 8 p.m., Travers is joined by local Jazz saxophonist Benny Golbin for jazz, bop and some funk until 11 p.m. For more information, call (818) 501-0202.

Overeaters Anonymous- Is food a problem for you? Do you eat when you’re not hungry? Do you go on eating binges for no apparent reason? No dues, no fees, no weigh-ins and no diets; we are a fellowship. For more information, call (818) 342-2222 or (818) 881-4776, or visit www.sfvalleyoa.org.

Commercial Acting For Older Adults- Sponsored by Hollywood Community Adult School. Learn the skills necessary to pursue a second career acting in television commercials. Class meets Thursdays 1:30-3:30 p.m. at Hollywood Senior Multipurpose Center. Registration is free to adults 62 and over. For more information, call (323) 993-1800.

Pierce College Farm Market- In Woodland Hills spans over 25 acres as one of the last operating farms in the valley. The market is located on the southeast corner of Victory and De Soto at the Pierce Farm Center. The Pierce Farm Market is open every day from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. For more information, call (818) 999-6300, visit www.piercefarmcenter.com or email info@piercefarmcenter.com.

Media Pathfinders Fellowship- Meets the third Sunday of each month in the Chapel at Media City Church in Burbank from 6-8 p.m. Each meeting will feature a guest speaker from the film and television industry. If you work in the entertainment industry, please join us for prayer, praise and testimonies. For more information, call Ted at (818) 427-4155 or Justin at (310) 990-9343.

Mobile Pet Adoptions: The First And Third Sunday Each Month- Come early for the best selection. Sponsored by the L.A. Department of Animal Services. 11-4 p.m. at Moorpark Park (corner of Laurel Canyon and Moorpark) in Studio City. For more information, call (213) 485-8542 or visit www.laanimalservices.com.

Alzheimer’s And Other Dementia Support Group For Caregivers- Meets every fourth Friday of the month at the Joslyn Adult Center in Burbank. For more information, call (818) 238-5353.

Salient Saturdays At Café Amsterdam In The NoHo Arts District- Poetry reading and open mic nights welcomes all poets, writers, musicians, monologists and actors on the second and third Saturdays of each month at 8 p.m. Admission is $3.

Support Your Farmers Market Every Sunday- From 9:30-2:30 p.m. at Riverside Dr. and Sancola (at Wells Fargo Bank) in Toluca Lake. Shop for locally-grown, chemical-free fresh fruits and vegetables, bakery goods, flowers, handmade jewelry and more. New at the market is Cat Daddy Southern-style BBQ for mouth-watering lunch items straight off the grill. For more information, visit www.cnfmca.com.

GET INVOLVED
Play Bridge At Senior Citizen Center In Sherman Oaks- On Thursdays from 9:30–1:30 p.m. We are located at 5040 Van Nuys Blvd. For more information, call Maggie at (818) 906-7545 or Barbara at (818) 784-5037.

The Los Angeles Breakfast Club- Meets 7–9 a.m. every Wednesday morning for buffet breakfast, guest speakers and live entertainment. Complimentary breakfast for first-time attendees. We are located at the Friendship Hall, a quarter-mile south of Los Feliz Blvd. For more information, call (323) 662-1191.

The Los Angeles Cinema Club- Meets every fourth Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at the Little White Chapel Social Hall in Burbank. The entry is on Jeffries St. just east of Hollywood Way. For more information, call Walt Gilmore at (818) 842-3820.

Seniors And Others With Environmental Interests- Are needed to assist local, non-profit organization with enjoyable programs for conservation of energy and resources. Activities will include community outreach, recreational projects and administrative assistance. For more information, call (818) 762-5852.

GET SUPPORT
Helping People- Would you like to give back to your community but don’t think you have the time? If you can spare 2-3 hours a month, you can help a homebound senior stay independent and out of a nursing home by: giving a senior a ride to the doctor, shop for groceries or friendly visits. The Senior Outreach Department of Providence St. Joseph has opportunities in their Volunteers for Seniors Program. Bring some sunshine into someone’s life! For more information, call BJ Valencia at (818) 847-3846.

Senior Peer FREE Counseling Program- At Providence St. Joseph Medical Center. If you’re feeling out of sorts, can’t sleep at night, gaining or losing weight, feeling sad and don’t know why, feeling more pain than usual and feeling hopeless and helpless, perhaps you would like to talk to one of our experienced peer counselors. For more information, call Carolyn Young, LCSW, to make an appointment at (818) 847-3845.

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