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August 1, 2001
Gary Moskowitz MEDIA DISTRICT NORTH -- Summer has passed its midway point, but it's not too late for a picnic. Several veterans groups have organized a picnic for members and their families from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Robert Gross Park in Burbank. The American Legion Burbank Post 150, Disabled American Veterans Chapter 40, Elks Burbank Lodge 1497 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Ship 8310 will all participate in Saturday's event. The suggested donation is $3 per person and includes food, beverages, games and prizes.
NEWS
August 1, 2001
Gary Moskowitz GRIFFITH PARK -- A blanket, a basket full of food, some refreshments and don't forget the ants. What could be better than a picnic in the park? Graduates of John Burroughs and Burbank high schools will convene at noon Aug. 18 in Griffith Park near the carousel for an informal, afternoon picnic for any and all classes of each school. The event is intended as a reunion for graduates, teachers, staff members, families and friends from Burroughs and Burbank high schools.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 19, 2005
play review{LDQUO}Picnic" is not an easy play to direct. There are complicated entrances and exits and many players on stage at once. To make conversations natural, one character must interrupt others, talk over one another and play to an audience in the semi-round. But in this installment produced by A Noise Within, Craig Belknap takes charge. The Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, William Inge (1913-1973), would have been proud. Many will come to this production remembering the movie starring Kim Novak and William Holden.
NEWS
October 10, 2001
Gary Moskowitz HILLSIDE DISTRICT -- Burbank families are invited to attend a picnic later this month at McCambridge Park. The Burbank Advisory Council on Disabilities and the City of Burbank Park, Recreation and Community Services will host the family picnic from noon to 2 p.m. Oct. 23 at McCambridge Park, 1515 N. Glenoaks Blvd., in Burbank. A business meeting will precede the picnic, beginning at 11:30 a.m. Hot dogs, drinks and chips will be served, and members are encouraged to bring their favorite dessert.
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By DAVID LAURELL | June 4, 2008
As the end of the 2008 school year draws nigh, students of Theodore Roosevelt Elementary gathered last Friday to picnic, reflect on the year that was and gear up for their summer vacations. The school has a long-standing tradition of staging PTA-sponsored family picnics to celebrate both the beginning and completion of each school year. “This is always a really nice event,” said kindergarten teacher Linda Walmsley . “It’s not just a way for us to celebrate the end of the academic year — it is also an opportunity for our students and their parents and grandparents to enjoy a great family event.
NEWS
June 10, 2009
Reps to attend picnic State Sen. Carol Liu, Assemblyman Paul Krekorian and Councilman David Gordon are scheduled to attend a picnic hosted by the Burbank Democratic Club Saturday at McCambridge Park. The Burbank Animal Shelter will also hold a pet adoption as part of the picnic event, which is open to the public. Organizers are asking for donations to the shelter, such as canned or dry pet food, cat litter, blankets and pet toys. Other officials, including Reps. Adam Schiff and Brad Sherman, have also been invited to attend.
NEWS
July 28, 2004
Mark R. Madler When alumni of Burbank and John Burroughs high schools gather this weekend for a reunion picnic, Linda Mustion will be there to keep alive the memories of those graduates unable to attend. For the fourth annual picnic, Mustion brings her veterans memorial display of students who died in World War II and the Korean and Vietnam wars. Among them is Congressional Medal of Honor winner Larry Maxam, and William Brick, a classmate of Mustion's at Burbank High.
NEWS
August 17, 2002
Cajun music coming to library NORTHWEST DISTRICT -- An outdoor concert at the Northwest Branch Library at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday will feature the Cajun sounds of Bonne Musique Zydeco. The five-member band, formed a decade ago in Los Angeles to preserve and contribute to Louisiana's culture, specializes in the Creole music of Louisiana and East Texas. Bring a picnic to the free concert in the park behind the library. The library is at 3323 W. Victory Blvd.
NEWS
By ANNIE P. HOVANESSIAN | April 21, 2007
The grand hall of the La Bella Banquet Hall was transformed into the perfect picnic party on March 31 at the Aktion club's Fashion in Aktion — Picnic With A Purpose Fashion Show and Luncheon. There were about 150 guests mingling around the hall's "picnic grounds" enjoying cups of delicious and refreshing lemonade from an honest-to-goodness lemonade stand. And what picnic would be complete without delicious picnic box lunches that were served to guests on red-and-white checkered "picnic" tables adorned with springtime centerpieces.
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August 21, 2010
The members of the Kiwanis Aktion Club had their second annual picnic with the Pomona Valley Aktion Club and they had a wonderful time. The picnic was held next to Puddingstone Lake at Frank Bonelli Park in San Dimas. It is a very pretty and wonderful place to hold a picnic. This gives the clubs a great opportunity to get together, enjoy each other's company and plan different ways to help their respective communities. The third annual Aktion Convention will soon be here. They are all excited about this upcoming event that provides them with the experiences such as learning to share, doing projects together, learning from each other and finding out how many ways are available to us all to help each other.
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FEATURES
By Joyce Rudolph | May 22, 2010
The board of directors for the Burbank Historical Society thanked their members for their support with an old-fashioned picnic on May 2 on the grounds of the Gordon R. Howard Museum. Outside on the patio, members lined up for snow cones and popcorn from the antique vending machines. Wienerschnitzel brought its concession truck and employees handed out hot dogs. Entertainment was by From the Top whose four members sang barbershop-style harmony. Past president Les Rosenberg and his wife, Elaine, are docents and have been members for 20 years.
NEWS
By David Laurell | July 8, 2009
Every city, town, village and hamlet across America has its own unique way of heralding the official start of summer. In Burbank, the season of vacations, barbecues, pools and beach outings begins with the opening of the Starlight Bowl’s Summer Concert Series. Over the past 17 years, the Starlight Bowl has earned its reputation as Burbank’s premier outdoor entertainment venue by providing a showcase for well-known artists and a family-friendly atmosphere for picnicking.
NEWS
June 10, 2009
Reps to attend picnic State Sen. Carol Liu, Assemblyman Paul Krekorian and Councilman David Gordon are scheduled to attend a picnic hosted by the Burbank Democratic Club Saturday at McCambridge Park. The Burbank Animal Shelter will also hold a pet adoption as part of the picnic event, which is open to the public. Organizers are asking for donations to the shelter, such as canned or dry pet food, cat litter, blankets and pet toys. Other officials, including Reps. Adam Schiff and Brad Sherman, have also been invited to attend.
NEWS
By Jeremy Oberstein | May 21, 2008
BURBANK — The Burbank Democratic Club held its third annual picnic Saturday at Johnny Carson Park as its members talked politics and received updates from the region’s elected officials. The event, co-sponsored by the Democratic Clubs in Glendale and the northeast San Fernando Valley, featured talks from Rep. Adam Schiff, state Sen. Jack Scott, Assemblyman Paul Krekorian and gave members the opportunity to talk about the June 3 primary. “Were here to get out the vote,” Burbank Democratic Club President Janet Reynolds said.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Joyce Rudolph | June 13, 2007
Spectators and car exhibitors agreed that the Road Kings 18th annual Picnic Car Show was a great outing for the whole family. There were at least 750 cars on display throughout Johnny Carson Park in Burbank on Sunday. The day kicked off with breakfast cooked up by the Burbank Kiwanis for Fun Club and singing of the national anthem by Elizabeth Chadwick, a 13-year-old who attends Luther Burbank Middle School. Parents and youngsters surrounded the booth of exotic animal ambassadors, making their debut from Busch Gardens and SeaWorld San Diego, which are owned by Anheuser Busch, the car show's largest corporate sponsor.
NEWS
By ANNIE P. HOVANESSIAN | April 21, 2007
The grand hall of the La Bella Banquet Hall was transformed into the perfect picnic party on March 31 at the Aktion club's Fashion in Aktion — Picnic With A Purpose Fashion Show and Luncheon. There were about 150 guests mingling around the hall's "picnic grounds" enjoying cups of delicious and refreshing lemonade from an honest-to-goodness lemonade stand. And what picnic would be complete without delicious picnic box lunches that were served to guests on red-and-white checkered "picnic" tables adorned with springtime centerpieces.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 19, 2005
play review{LDQUO}Picnic" is not an easy play to direct. There are complicated entrances and exits and many players on stage at once. To make conversations natural, one character must interrupt others, talk over one another and play to an audience in the semi-round. But in this installment produced by A Noise Within, Craig Belknap takes charge. The Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, William Inge (1913-1973), would have been proud. Many will come to this production remembering the movie starring Kim Novak and William Holden.
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