occasional live music band. Cover is $3 on the weekend. Call 248-3040.
Skating is cool fun
at Pickwick arena
Pickwick Ice Skating Arena, 1001 Riverside Drive in Burbank, has
public skating, figure and ice hockey lessons. It is also available for
Public session hours are Saturdays and Sundays from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.
and Saturdays from 8 to 10 p.m. On Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays the
hours are from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m., and Wednesdays from 8:15 to 9:45 p.m.
Admission is $6 adults, $5 ages 17 and under, and $3 extra for skate
rentals. Call 846-0035.
Equestrian center great
for horsing around
The Los Angeles Equestrian Center, 480 Riverside Drive in Burbank,
holds horse events throughout the year but also rents out the animals
seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Horse rentals are $15 for one
hour, $24 for an hour and a half, and $28 for two hours, all with a $15
deposit, cash only. Private hourlong lessons are $35.
Private parties can take night rides or, for the summer only, sunset
barbecue rides. The sunset rides are also open to the public. Call
840-8401 to horse around or 840-9063 for general information about the
Talk to the animals
at the Los Angeles Zoo
The L.A. Zoo is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $8.25
for adults, $5.25 for seniors 65 and older, $3.25 for kids 2-12 and free
for kids under 2. Parking is free and strollers and wheelchairs are
available to rent. The zoo is at 5333 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles. Call (323)
at Chuck E. Cheese
Chuck E. Cheese offers family entertainment and special packages for
children's birthday parties.
The restaurant's specialty is homemade pizza and prices range from
under $5 for an individual pie a mom and child can split to a $19 supreme
with 12 slices. It also has a salad bar featuring fresh veggie toppings,
sandwiches and bread sticks.
Admission is free. For party package information and reservations,
call the Birthday Line at 841-3453.
Hours are 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 10 a.m. to 11
p.m. Saturday. is at 930 N. San Fernando Blvd., in the Kmart shopping
Descanso Gardens art show
continues at Boddy House
A trio of artists is featured in this month's exhibition at the Boddy
House Gallery at Descanso Gardens in La Canada Flintridge.
Titled "Jewels of January," works on display through Feb. 8 will be
watercolors by Glendale resident Carole Buss, oils by Gerane Mooney from
La Canada Flintridge and ceramics by Tenny Lim of Arcadia.
The artists will be at the Boddy House from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily to
meet the public.
Admission to Descanso Gardens is $5 for adults; $3 for seniors and
students; $1 for ages 5 to 12; free for those under 5. Tram tours are $2.
Parking is free. Descanso is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily and is at
1418 Descanso Drive, La Canada Flintridge.
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