Crazy Jack's, 4311 W. Magnolia Blvd. in Burbank, offers live country
entertainment and free dance lessons.
Entertainment includes live country bands from 9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.
Fridays and Saturdays, and 8:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Sundays. Tonight, the
James Intveld Band performs.
Dance lessons are from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.
The menu includes steaks, hamburgers and French dip sandwiches, along
with a full bar. Call 845-1121.
Dimples, 3412 W. Olive Ave., in Burbank, serves up some karaoke, Las
Vegas lounge-style. The club presents its Singers Showcase from 9 p.m. to
2 a.m. every night for those willing to croon for a crowd. Choose from
more than 10,000 songs and get a free cassette recording of your
The club opens its bar at 5 p.m. and starts serving dinner at 6:30
p.m. During show breaks, hit one of two dance floors playing disco, salsa
and popular music. Call 842-2336.
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 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays
and from 8 to 10 p.m. Saturdays. The hours are from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. on
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and from 8:15 to 9:45 p.m. on Wednesdays.
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, has
horse events throughout the year but also rents out the animals from 8
a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. 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 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. 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)
Family entertainment 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. Chuck E. Cheese is at 930 N. San Fernando Blvd., in the
Kmart shopping center.
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