Around Town

November 04, 2009


The Thrift Shop operated by La Providencia Guild of Childrens Hospital Los Angeles offers a special shopping day for seniors from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Wednesday at the Childrens Hospital Thrift Shop, 3301 W. Burbank Blvd., Burbank. All merchandise, including gently worn clothing, collectibles, household items and books, will be discounted 10% for seniors. The shop is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. All items have been donated and sales benefit the hospital. For more information, call (818) 845-6606.

Burbank Parks and Recreation presents a tai chi chuan class from 10 to 11:15 a.m. at Verdugo Park, 3201 W. Verdugo Ave. Tuition is $75 for nine classes. For more information, call (818) 238-5390.


The Auld Lang Syne Bridge & Card Club meets from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Joslyn Adult Center, 1301 W. Olive Ave. Arrive early to ensure seating. Call (818) 238-5353.

An Ecumenical Taize Prayer Service will be from 8 to 9 p.m. at St. Finbar Catholic Church, 2010 W. Olive Ave., Burbank. People will focus on the Cross of Christ by candlelight and through the music of Taize will pray for healing and peace in the world. Call (818) 846-6251, Ext. 554.


Steve Morgan will talk on “Introduction to Orchids” during the Burbank-Valley Garden Club meeting at 10 a.m. in the assembly building at Verdugo Park, 700 N. California St., Burbank. Morgan is a member of the Riverside-San Bernardino County Orchid Society. The presentation is free and will be followed by a potluck luncheon. For more information, call Grace Davis at (818) 848-0313 or Jean Askeland at (818) 848-1585.


Burbank High School Show Choirs will benefit from the “Night of Magic,” which features a sit down dinner and entertainment by the show choirs at Pickwick Gardens There will be about 200 opportunity baskets up for silent auction. Tickets for sale by show choir students and through Tobi Lippman, (818) 843-7674 or

Burbank Art Assn. Fall Juried Show opens with a reception from 7 to 9 p.m. at the city of Burbank Creative Arts Center Gallery, 1100 W. Clark Ave., Burbank. There will be acrylics, oils, pastels, watercolors and collage. Admission is free. The show closes Nov. 19. For more information, call (818) 238-5397.


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