April 4, 2009
The Alex Theatre tonight will host the annual 168 Film Festival, in which filmmakers receive a random Bible verse and 168 hours to create a short film based on it. Which movie has inspired you the most spiritually? ? Like countless others, I find great spiritual inspiration in Peter Jackson?s faithful adaptation of J. R. R. Tolkien?s ?The Lord of the Rings? saga. Along with C.S. Lewis and other Christian contemporaries, Tolkien used his craft to communicate his faith.
July 15, 2009
TODAY The Stough Canyon Nature Center is hosting a moderate fitness hike at 6:30 p.m. starting at the nature center, 2300 Walnut Ave., Burbank. For more information, call (818) 238-5440. ? The Glendale Parks Recreation and Community Services Department will have a Cuban Salsa night featuring the band Charangoa from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the north end of Verdugo Park, 1621 Cañada Blvd., Glendale. Guests should bring a picnic dinner, folding chairs or blankets for seating.