Around Town

March 31, 2001


Travel back in time with Civil War buff Bret Schweinfurth, who will

appear in costume and share his collection of artifacts. Schweinfurth

will speak about the Civil War at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Central

Library, 110 N. Glenoaks Blvd. The program is free. For more information,

call 238-5551.



"True" will be shown at 1 p.m. today at the Glendale Central Library

Auditorium, 222 E. Harvard St. The film tells the story of a Korean

adoptee raised by a white family. The presentation is part of the Asia

Society Southern California Center's series, "Race, Class and Identity:

Cultural Understanding Through Cinema." Call (213) 624-0945, ext. 14.

American Lutheran Church Music Ministry holds a garage sale from 8

a.m. to 1 p.m. in the church's parking lot, Hollywood Way and Clark

Avenue. 846-0295.

The Ladies Auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars 8310 hosts a

dinner-dance at 6:30 p.m. at 1006 W. Magnolia Blvd. 843-3381.

Farmers' Market will be held rain or shine from 8 a.m to 12:30 p.m. at

Olive Avenue between Glenoaks Boulevard and Third Street. 238-2660.

The Burbank Chapter of the Full Gospel Business Men's Fellowship

International meets at 9 a.m. Saturdays for breakfast and fellowship at

Ramada Inn, 2900 N. San Fernando Blvd. Special guest speaker this

Saturday is Jim Steele, who with his wife, Trish, is pastor of the True

Life Foursquare Church. For more information, phone Paul Norquist at


Overeaters Anonymous, a 12-step group for people suffering from

compulsive overeating and other eating disorders, meets at 10 a.m. at the

Magnolia Park United Methodist Church, 2828 Magnolia Blvd. Meetings are

free and confidential. 881-4776.

Students from Cal State Northridge will offer free tax help to

low-income families and individuals from 1 to 3:30 today at McCambridge

Park, 1515 N. Glenoaks Blvd. Eligibility is limited to those with a gross

annual income of less than $40,000. 677-4519.

Victoria's Garden Walking Club invites women to join a two-mile walk.

The club meets at 3:30 p.m. at Victoria's Garden Sign & Gift Store, 3208

1/2 W. Magnolia Blvd. 238-0401.


Health Fair Expo 2001, presented through a partnership between KNBC-TV

and the American Red Cross with sponsorship from Sav-On Drugs, brings

preventive health care screenings to Southland communities. At 44 health

fair sites, a large variety of medical screenings will be available today

free of charge or for a minimal cost. Detailed information is available

by calling 1-800-488-EXPO.

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