Around Town

August 30, 2006


The Peyton-Grismer Back-to-School Picnic with free school supplies and haircuts will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1819 Grismer Ave., Burbank. The event is sponsored by the city of Burbank Community Development Department. For more information, call (818) 238-5271.

"The Empress and her New Clothes" re-opens for 12 performances at 1 p.m. at the Falcon Theatre, 4252 Riverside Drive, Burbank. The show will run through Sept. 17 with performances at 1 and 3 p.m. Saturdays and at 1 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $12, $10 for children 12 and under. For reservations, call (818) 955-8101.


Dark Delicacies presents writer/director John Huff and actors Ray Wise and Joseph Culp for the science fiction DVD release of "CYXORK 7" at 2 p.m. at 4213 W. Burbank Blvd., Burbank. For more information, call (818) 556-6660.

Romancing the Bean coffeehouse celebrates the grand opening of its second Burbank location from 6 to 9 p.m. at 150 S. San Fernando Blvd., Burbank. Complimentary refreshments and samples of menu items will be served. Romancing the Bean is open from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 6 a.m. to midnight Friday, 6:30 a.m. to midnight, Saturday and 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call (818) 542-BEAN.

The Sidewalk Studio Theatre presents "Bang! A Love Story" at 8 p.m. at 4150 Riverside Drive, Toluca Lake. The play will continue on Fridays and Saturdays through Sept. 16. Admission is $10. For more information, call (818) 558-5702.


Burbank artist Jeanne Hyland has her artist reception from noon to 4 p.m. at the Boddy House Gallery in Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Dr., La Canada. For more information, call (818) 952-0267.

Dark Delicacies presents Charlaine Harris signing her books "Definitely Dead" and "Dead as a Doornail" with Julie Phillips signing her book "James Tiptree, Jr.: The Double Life of Alice B. Shelton" at 2 p.m. at 4213 W. Burbank Blvd., Burbank. For more information, call (818) 556-6660.


The Burbank Public Library presents an informational meeting about free reading-tutor sessions for children 9 to 12 years old from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Burbank Central Library Auditorium, 110 N. Glenoaks Blvd., Burbank. Tutoring will be from 3:30 to 6 p.m. twice a week, Monday to Friday, in one-hour sessions beginning in September at the Burbank Central Library. For more information, call (818) 238-5577.


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