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August 7, 2002
A table reading of "The Duel," written by Rhiana Yazzie and directed by Randy Reinholz and Pete Red Sky, will be presented at 2 p.m. Aug. 18 in the Wells Fargo Theatre at the Autry Museum of Western Heritage. The play is a collaboration between the Autry Museum and the Native Voices Theatre Company, headed by Choctaw descendant Reinholz. "The Duel," a comedy of a 16-year-old girl and her Navajo-Mormon-French family living on the edge of a Navajo reservation in northwestern New Mexico, delves into experiences that shape an individual's sense of connection with history, culture and religion.
NEWS
January 11, 2003
A family event celebrating Tu B'Shevat, the Jewish holiday honoring trees, is from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday in Heritage Court at the Autry Museum of Western Heritage. At 2 p.m., "Songs of the People," a live musical performance exploring the world of Jewish tradition, will be in the museum's Wells Fargo Theatre. Reservations are required for this program. Both events are free with paid admission to the museum. Admission is $7.50, seniors and students $5, and children 12 and younger $3. Parking is free.
NEWS
November 27, 2002
Seniors wing it, thanks to airlines BURBANK -- Six members of the Joslyn Adult Center are winners of Southwest Airlines' annual "Home for the Holidays" event. Roger Riel, 82 of Burbank will travel to Austin, Texas early next year to visit his family, who he has not seen for eight years. "I've got grandkids and great-grandkids. There's a new one every year," Riel said. Even though he was not there when his name was picked, Riel said he was happy to learn he was one of the winners Other winners are Robert and Marilyn Azzara of Los Angeles, who will travel to Long Island, N.Y. in March; Aileen Braun of Valley Village and her granddaughter Jennifer Marquez, who are Baltimore-bound; and Peter Weber, who is leaving his Glendale home and jetting to Houston.
NEWS
January 11, 2003
TODAY A moderate hike and brunch on the ridge starts at 8:30 a.m. from the Stough Canyon Nature Center, 2300 Walnut Ave. For more information, call 238-5440. The Valley Park Grand Opening, including such activities as demonstrations from the Fastlane skateboarding team, KROQ Street Team van and the City of Burbank Kids at Play mobile-recreation van, is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the park, 1625 N. Valley St. Free. For more information, call 238-5328.
NEWS
July 6, 2002
Temporary skate park open TRANSPORTATION CENTER -- For skateboarders who want to tear it up or "shred," there's a place to do so in town. A new skate park will open at Valley Park in the fall, but until it's completed the temporary skate park for skateboards, roller skates and Roller Blades is on Front Street, under the Magnolia Avenue overpass. Access to Front Street is from Burbank Boulevard or Verdugo Avenue. Hours of operation are 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays.
NEWS
January 1, 2003
'Catch a Wave' workshop at Autry GRIFFITH PARK -- Explore currents and tides of the Pacific Ocean by conducting experiments and making a tide mobile as part of a family workshop at the Autry Museum of Western Heritage. The workshop is from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday. After the "Catch a Wave" workshop, participants can view the exhibition titled "Ocean View: The Depiction of Southern California Coastal Lifestyle." The museum is at 4700 Wes- tern Heritage Way in Griffith Park.
NEWS
August 28, 2002
TODAY The Braille Institute's Mobile Solutions, a specialized van that brings the Braille Institute's programs and services to people unable to travel to the Sight Center in Los Angeles, is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Joslyn Adult Center, 1301 W. Olive Ave. For more information, call (323) 663-1111. "Wednesday Western Adventures: Family Pictures" is a preschool program that explores family traditions by sharing family stories, looking at family photos and drawing family pictures from 11 a.m. to noon at the Autry Museum of Western Heritage, 4700 Western Heritage Way, Griffith Park.
NEWS
September 7, 2002
TODAY The senior day trip to Big Bear features shopping, dining and entertainment from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Group meets at the Joslyn Adult Center, 275 E. Olive Ave. The cost is $20. For more information, call 238-5353. A free back-to-school health fair for uninsured students at Burbank schools provides immunizations, tests and physical assessments from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at McKinley Elementary, 349 W. Valencia Blvd. For more information, call 847-3351 or 847-3862.
NEWS
November 27, 1999
TODAY Greg McCarty will perform cowboy music at 12:30, 1:30 and 2:30 p.m. at the Autry Museum of Western Heritage, 4700 Western Heritage Way in Griffith Park. Admission is $7.50 for adults, $5 for seniors and students and $3 for children under 12. For information, call (323) 667-2000. Overeater's Anonymous, a 12-step group for people suffering from compulsive overeating and other eating disorders, meets at 10 a.m. Saturdays at the Magnolia Park United Methodist Church, 2828 Magnolia Blvd.
NEWS
January 4, 2003
TODAY Overeaters Anonymous, a 12-Step group for people suffering from compulsive overeating and other eating disorders, meets from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Magnolia Park United Methodist Church, 2828 Magnolia Blvd. Meetings are free and confidential. For more information, call 881-4776. Blind and visually impaired people and their families and friends meet at 10 a.m. the second Saturday of every month to provide support and discuss available services.
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NEWS
January 17, 2004
TODAY Wildwood and Stough Canyon parks present a "Sun Rise Cool Morning" hike at 6:30 a.m. For more information, call 238-5440. Registration for girls' softball classes offered by the Burbank Park, Recreation and Community Services Depart- ment continues through Feb. 3, or until classes fill, at Valley Park, 1625 N. Valley St. The six-week classes for girls in kindergarten through sixth grade begin Feb. 3 and...
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NEWS
January 11, 2003
A family event celebrating Tu B'Shevat, the Jewish holiday honoring trees, is from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday in Heritage Court at the Autry Museum of Western Heritage. At 2 p.m., "Songs of the People," a live musical performance exploring the world of Jewish tradition, will be in the museum's Wells Fargo Theatre. Reservations are required for this program. Both events are free with paid admission to the museum. Admission is $7.50, seniors and students $5, and children 12 and younger $3. Parking is free.
NEWS
January 11, 2003
TODAY A moderate hike and brunch on the ridge starts at 8:30 a.m. from the Stough Canyon Nature Center, 2300 Walnut Ave. For more information, call 238-5440. The Valley Park Grand Opening, including such activities as demonstrations from the Fastlane skateboarding team, KROQ Street Team van and the City of Burbank Kids at Play mobile-recreation van, is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the park, 1625 N. Valley St. Free. For more information, call 238-5328.
NEWS
January 4, 2003
TODAY Overeaters Anonymous, a 12-Step group for people suffering from compulsive overeating and other eating disorders, meets from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Magnolia Park United Methodist Church, 2828 Magnolia Blvd. Meetings are free and confidential. For more information, call 881-4776. Blind and visually impaired people and their families and friends meet at 10 a.m. the second Saturday of every month to provide support and discuss available services.
NEWS
January 1, 2003
'Catch a Wave' workshop at Autry GRIFFITH PARK -- Explore currents and tides of the Pacific Ocean by conducting experiments and making a tide mobile as part of a family workshop at the Autry Museum of Western Heritage. The workshop is from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday. After the "Catch a Wave" workshop, participants can view the exhibition titled "Ocean View: The Depiction of Southern California Coastal Lifestyle." The museum is at 4700 Wes- tern Heritage Way in Griffith Park.
NEWS
November 27, 2002
Seniors wing it, thanks to airlines BURBANK -- Six members of the Joslyn Adult Center are winners of Southwest Airlines' annual "Home for the Holidays" event. Roger Riel, 82 of Burbank will travel to Austin, Texas early next year to visit his family, who he has not seen for eight years. "I've got grandkids and great-grandkids. There's a new one every year," Riel said. Even though he was not there when his name was picked, Riel said he was happy to learn he was one of the winners Other winners are Robert and Marilyn Azzara of Los Angeles, who will travel to Long Island, N.Y. in March; Aileen Braun of Valley Village and her granddaughter Jennifer Marquez, who are Baltimore-bound; and Peter Weber, who is leaving his Glendale home and jetting to Houston.
NEWS
September 7, 2002
TODAY The senior day trip to Big Bear features shopping, dining and entertainment from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Group meets at the Joslyn Adult Center, 275 E. Olive Ave. The cost is $20. For more information, call 238-5353. A free back-to-school health fair for uninsured students at Burbank schools provides immunizations, tests and physical assessments from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at McKinley Elementary, 349 W. Valencia Blvd. For more information, call 847-3351 or 847-3862.
NEWS
August 28, 2002
TODAY The Braille Institute's Mobile Solutions, a specialized van that brings the Braille Institute's programs and services to people unable to travel to the Sight Center in Los Angeles, is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Joslyn Adult Center, 1301 W. Olive Ave. For more information, call (323) 663-1111. "Wednesday Western Adventures: Family Pictures" is a preschool program that explores family traditions by sharing family stories, looking at family photos and drawing family pictures from 11 a.m. to noon at the Autry Museum of Western Heritage, 4700 Western Heritage Way, Griffith Park.
NEWS
August 7, 2002
A table reading of "The Duel," written by Rhiana Yazzie and directed by Randy Reinholz and Pete Red Sky, will be presented at 2 p.m. Aug. 18 in the Wells Fargo Theatre at the Autry Museum of Western Heritage. The play is a collaboration between the Autry Museum and the Native Voices Theatre Company, headed by Choctaw descendant Reinholz. "The Duel," a comedy of a 16-year-old girl and her Navajo-Mormon-French family living on the edge of a Navajo reservation in northwestern New Mexico, delves into experiences that shape an individual's sense of connection with history, culture and religion.
NEWS
July 6, 2002
Temporary skate park open TRANSPORTATION CENTER -- For skateboarders who want to tear it up or "shred," there's a place to do so in town. A new skate park will open at Valley Park in the fall, but until it's completed the temporary skate park for skateboards, roller skates and Roller Blades is on Front Street, under the Magnolia Avenue overpass. Access to Front Street is from Burbank Boulevard or Verdugo Avenue. Hours of operation are 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays.
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