Community meetings in the San Fernando Valley, October 10-17 – Daily News
Community meetings bring people together to exchange ideas and share memorable experiences. Here is a sampling of meetings and charity/volunteer events in the San Fernando Valley area.
Wings on Wendy’s: Veterans of all services and ages, and their supporters, meet from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. every Monday of the month. Location, 7401 Shoup Ave, West Hills. Contact Ed Reynolds, 818-884-4013. www.wingsoverwendys.com
Northridge West Ward Council: A board meeting, 6:15 p.m. Join the meeting on Zoom here: bit.ly/3IIfhjq. By phone, 669-900-6833 and use ID: 94115763566 and #. Email: [email protected] northridgewest.org
Winnetka Ward Council: A board meeting, 7 p.m. Join the meeting on Zoom here: bit.ly/3gmB9UP and use the password: WNCBOARD. By phone, 669-900-6833 and use ID: 81541994845 and access code: 70345092. winnetkanc.com/
San Fernando Valley Chapter of the National Association of Active Retired Federal Employees: Meet the group for lunch at 11:30 a.m. and stay for the business meeting at 12:30 p.m. Lunch is your responsibility. Restaurant Lulu, 16900 Roscoe Blvd., Van Nuys. David Rittenberg, 818-901-8331.
Mystery Book Club with West Valley Regional Branch Library – In person and online: Discusses “The Black-Eyed Blonde” by Benjamin Black, 10:30 a.m. To participate on Zoom, request the link in advance by emailing [email protected] (put “Mystery Book Club” in the subject line). 19036 Vanowen Street, Reseda. 818-345-9806. Details: bit.ly/3fwaxBz
Porter Ranch Ward Council: A board meeting is scheduled for 6:15 p.m. See the agenda page on the website to find out how to join the meeting on Zoom or by phone. Voicemail, 818-217-0279. Email: [email protected] prnc.org
NoHo West Tiny Homes Village Town Hall – Online: The North Hollywood West Neighborhood Council hosts the meeting, 6:30 p.m. The guest speaker is Ken Craft, Founder and CEO of Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission (www.hopeofthevalley.org). Join the meeting on Zoom here: bit.ly/3fVE4Ha. By phone, 669-900-6833 and use ID: 81643873225 and #. Voicemail, 818-446-6469. Email: [email protected] Email the full board: [email protected] nohowest.org
Woodland Hills – Warner Center Neighborhood Council: A board meeting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. See the agenda page on the website to find out how to join the meeting on Zoom or by phone. Voicemail, 818-639-9444. whcouncil.org
Northeast Hollywood Neighborhood Council: A board meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. See the agenda page on the website for information on how to join the meeting on Zoom or by phone. Email: [email protected] www.facebook.com/NoHoNorthEast. nhnenc.org
Van Nuys District Council: A Board Meeting, 7:00 p.m. Adrin Nazarian, Member of the Assembly, is the guest speaker. Join the meeting on Zoom here: bit.ly/3g4f3Yl. By phone, 669-900-6833 and use ID: 83366296988 and #. Voicemail, 818-533-8662. Email: [email protected] vnnc.org
The great book read: Discussion on “The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir” by Thi Bui, 3:30 p.m. Granada Hills Branch Library, 10640 Petit Ave. 818-368-5687. Details: bit.ly/3fF0yMb
Non-Fiction Book Club at the Studio City Branch Library: Discusses “His Very Best: Jimmy Carter, A Life” by Jonathan Alter, noon. 12511 Moorpark St. 818-755-7873. Details: bit.ly/3nzhnZE
Understanding the state of domestic violence in the post-lockdown world: Assemblyman Adrin Nazarian’s office hosts a panel discussion, 10:00 a.m. Open House, 9:30 a.m. Van Nuys State Building, Auditorium, 6150 Van Nuys Blvd. www.facebook.com/AdrinNazarian/
Photography clubs and groups: Dan Katz and Lloyd Delaney discuss fStops Camera Club and the value of joining a camera club, 11 a.m. The program is part of the “Something in Common” exhibit at the Los Angeles Central Library, which highlights interests that bring people together (www.lapl.org/something). Northridge Branch Library, 9051 Darby Ave. 818-886-3640. Details: bit.ly/3yrC67D
Historic Filipinotown – Education and Culture of Filipinos in Los Angeles: Joseph Bernardo, PhD, discusses the topic, 3:00 p.m. North Hollywood Regional Branch Library, 5211 Tujunga Ave. 818-766-7185. Details: bit.ly/3CbXy1w
Adult Art Classes at the North Hollywood Regional Branch Library: Participants discover and use acrylic paint to decorate a wooden cutout of an animal in the style of “alebrijes”, Mexican spirit animals, 2 to 3:30 p.m. Materials will be provided. Make a reservation to attend. 5211 Tujunga Ave 818-766-7185. Details: bit.ly/3rFENyG
Granada Hills Branch Library Book Club – Online: Discusses the historical novel “The Lions of Fifth Avenue” by Fiona Davis, 1:30 p.m. Ask for the link in advance by emailing [email protected] (put “Book Club” in the subject line). 10640 Petit Ave 818-368-5687. Details: bit.ly/3SJHTgR
League of Women Voters of Greater Los Angeles – Online: The San Fernando Valley Unit presents a lecture by Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean of Law, University of California, Berkeley, on “A Monumental Time in the Supreme Court and What It Will Mean for All of Us” , 3 p.m. Request the Zoom link by email to [email protected] Details: my.lwv.org/california/greater-los-angeles/calendar
Adult Book Club with Studio City Branch Library – Online: Discusses “Who is Maud Dixon?” by Alexandra Andrews, 6:30 p.m. Request the link in advance from [email protected] (put “Adult Book Club” in the subject line). 12511 Moorpark St. 818-755-7873. www.lapl.org/whats-on/events/adult-book-club
Burbank African Violet Society: Club member Beverlee Nelson presents the “Burbank African Violet Society’s Dawg Show,” with members and guests bringing their most difficult/troublesome African Violets to show for judging, 10 a.m. Plants will be judged and awards will be awarded. Judges: Chris Hedberg, company president, and Luis Pineda, company vice-president; both are judges of the African Violet Society of America. The meeting includes silent auction tables and a raffle. Little White Chapel Christian Church, Parish Hall, 1711 N. Avon Street, Burbank. 661-940-3990. www.burbankafricanviolets.weebly.com
Charity and volunteering
Tujunga Monday Night Bingo with the Knights of Columbus: The organization launches the game night which generates funds for local charities. Early bird games, 6:30 p.m. and regular games at 7:30 p.m. on October 10. Bingo games are scheduled for several Monday dates. Buy in $15. Our Lady of Lourdes, auditorium, 7144 rue Apperson, Tujunga. Details on Eventbrite: bit.ly/3S22nkb
Walk to beat Alzheimer’s: Two-Mile Fundraising Walk, Oct. 16 at Los Angeles Pierce College, 6201 Winnetka Ave., Woodland Hills. Details here: bit.ly/3xMGZI2). Schedule: registration on site, 8 a.m.; 9 a.m. ceremony and 9:30 a.m. march begins. Donate $100 (minimum) to receive a walking t-shirt. Upcoming marches: Westlake Village, October 22; Santa Monica, October 23; Los Angeles, November 5. Contact Lori Blumenthal, 661-289-3040 or email [email protected] alz.org/walk
American Red Cross Los Angeles Area: Looking for blood donors and volunteers for transport specialists (www.redcross.org/volunteer/volunteer-opportunities/deliver-blood.html) and also a member of the Disaster Action Team (www.redcross.org/volunteer/disaster-action-team.html).
Volunteers cleaning communities: Join the group for cleanup projects in the San Fernando Valley. Find a list of upcoming projects, and also how to donate for cleaning supplies, volunteerscleaningcommunities.com
Send information at least two weeks in advance to Holly Andres at [email protected] 818-713-3708.