A diabetes selfmanagement class will be offered from 9 a.m. to
2:30 p.m. at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center, Lockheed B & C,
501 S. Buena Vista St., Burbank. The course will update diabetics on
the latest trends in diabetes management and provide practical tools
to reduce or control the risk. The class is covered by
MediCare/MediCal, major insurance plans and HMO. A doctor's
prescription is needed to attend the class. For more information,
call (818) 847-3277.
Improv-O-Mania, an afternoon of improvisational comedy mayhem,
kicks off the Family Fun Days series at 2 p.m. at Grove Theater
Center, 1111-b W. Olive Ave., Burbank. Come prepared to shout out
your favorite sayings and to laugh yourself silly at the results.
Tickets are $8 and $5 for Burbank residents and are available at the
door. For more information or to purchase tickets, call (818)
The Downtown Burbank outdoor concert series ends this week with
Ricky Woodard at 7 p.m. performing at the AMC Walkway at Palm Avenue
and San Fernando Boulevard in Burbank. Woodard, influenced by the
styles of Gene Simmons, Coleman Hawkins, Hank Moberly and John
Coltrane, has developed a distinctive, soulful and selective sound.
Come early at 6 p.m. and partake in the free dance classes. For more
information, call (818) 238-5173.
Monthly birthday celebrations will kick-off at 11:15 a.m. at Don Tuttle Senior Center, 1731 N. Ontario St., Burbank. For more
information, call (818) 238-5353.
Author Tim Powers will be signing his new short story collection,
"Strange Itineraries" at 2 p.m. at Dark Delicacies, 4213 W. Burbank
Blvd., Burbank. Joining Powers will be author Michael Reaves, who
will be signing his new novel "The Night People." For more
information, call (818) 556-6660.
Director Ken Hall and actress Mary Woronov will be signing the DVD
for the release of their film "Halfway House" at 2 p.m. at Dark
Delicacies, 4213 W. Burbank Blvd., Burbank. For more information,
call (818) 556-6660.
Seniors 55+ can have their blood pressure checked from 9:30 to 11
a.m. the first Wednesday of each month at the Don Tuttle Senior
Center, 1731 N. Ontario St., Burbank. For more information, call