animation studio, which moved to Burbank in May.
Lively and colorful bands and drill teams from public and private
middle and high schools, decorated floats, equestrian units and novelty
entries make up the pageantry. Special guests will be local government
officials and dignitaries.
Following the parade, more fun continues at George Izay Park, 1111 W.
Olive Ave. There will be an awards ceremony with trophies presented in
various categories to outstanding parade participants. The Road Kings
will display cars that carried dignitaries down the route.
The Fine Arts Federation of Burbank is sponsoring a Fine Arts and
Crafts Show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Sunday in Izay Park. On sale
will be paintings, watercolors, photography, pottery, stained glass,
sculpture, wood crafts, jewelry, gift items and holiday decorations.
Horse show benefits
area youth programs
The Cosequin Hollywood Charity Horse Show, hosted by actor William
Shatner, rides into town today with activities continuing throughout the
day at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center, 480 Riverside Drive in Burbank.
Benefiting from the proceeds are LA's BEST After School Enrichment
Program, Ahead with Horses therapeutic riding organization and the
Children's Museum of Los Angeles.
Beginning at 3 p.m. on the Cricket Field, there will be entertainment
by the medieval Imperial Knights, Rosindo's Spanish Horses and the
Fresian Magic Team.
"It's fantastic to watch the horses involved in intricate maneuvers,"
said Patrick Scott, director of fund development with LA's BEST.
Funds raised for LA's BEST purchase computer supplies used by
youngsters in the afterschool program, he said. The program has a $12
million annual budget, and $1.8 million of that is realized from the
Shatner will kick off opening ceremonies at 5:30 p.m.
A Western Dinner party begins at 7 p.m. with special guest Rita
Coolidge. There will be a silent auction featuring sports, music, film,
television and celebrity memorabilia.
Tickets range from $10 to $75 and can be purchased by calling the box
office at 840-9066.
Mary Baker Eddy display
at Burbank library