Community meetings in the San Fernando Valley, October 10-17 – Daily News

A roundtable on domestic violence will be held on October 15 at the Van Nuys State Office Building, on Van Nuys Boulevard in Calvert Street, Van Nuys. (Google StreetView)

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.

October 10

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

October 11

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

Sun Valley Area Ward Council: A board meeting, 6:30 p.m. Join the meeting on Zoom here: bit.ly/3uT3qXZ. By phone, 669-900-6833 and use ID: 98766580221 and #. Voicemail, 818-767-8262. www.svanc.com

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/

October 12

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 Neighborhood Council: A board meeting, 6:30 p.m. Join the meeting on Zoom here: bit.ly/3OV0Onb. By phone, 877-853-5257 and use ID: 89865436144 and #. Updates: www.facebook.com/NoHoNC. nohonc.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

Sunland-Tujunga District Council: A board meeting, 7 p.m. Join the meeting on Zoom here: bit.ly/3fAW5Vi. By phone, 888-475-4499 and use ID: 91892785703 and #. Voicemail, 818-951-7411. www.stnc.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

October 13

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

October 14

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

October 15

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

October 17

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

October 19

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

October 20

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.

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