Burbank author Dan Frischman will appear at 7 p.m. at the Buena Vista Branch of the Burbank Public Library, 300 N. Buena Vista St., Burbank. He will talk about his journey from magician to actor to writer. The target audience for this program is 9 to 14, but all are welcome. For more information, call (818) 238-5620.
Lodestone Theatre Ensemble presents preview performances at 8 p.m. today and Friday of the world premiere of “Ten to Life” by Nic Cha Kim. Grove Theatre Center in George Izay Park, 1111 W. Olive Ave., Burbank. The show opens at 8 p.m. Saturday. Four twisted one-acts are featured in this production, including the story of a census agent who exposes a family’s perverse, hidden secret. Performances are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sundays from May 2 to June 7, Tickets are $16, $14 for students/seniors and $12 for groups of 10 or more. Tickets for the opening night gala $25. All Sunday matinees (except June 7) will be pay-what-you-can admission with a $1 minimum. For reservations, call the Lodestone Theatre Ensemble hotline at (323) 993-7245 or visit www.lodestonetheatre.org.
The Fiesta of the Spanish Horse extravaganza pre-show begins at 3 p.m. at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center, 480 W. Riverside Drive, Burbank. The evening show and equestrian exhibitions begin at 6 p.m. in the Equidome. USC’s marching band and the famous Andalusian mascot Traveler will be among the performers on Saturday evening. Proceeds go toward cancer research organizations. Ticket prices range from $15 to $50 and $3 service charge if purchased at the box office. For more information, call (818) 842-7444 or visit www.fiestaspanishhorse.com.
The Joslyn Adult Center’s Beginner’s Square Dance Class for people 55 and older meets at 7 p.m. every Wednesday at 1301 W. Olive Ave., Burbank. Dress is casual. Admission is $6, $5 for a Burbank Senior Activity Card. First session is free. For more information, call (818) 238-5353.