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Around 'n' About

January 08, 2009

ACTIVITIES

Folk Dance Club: Winter Festival Jan. 18, from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. International folk dancing will be the focus of the Winter Festival, which takes place at the Scottish Rite Temple in Pasadena. Attendees are welcome to either participate or observe. The annual event is open to all age groups. The Winter Festival, Scottish Rite Temple, 150 N. Madison Ave., Pasadena (corner of Walnut and Madison). A $5 donation requested.

For information e-mail sstach236@earthlink.net.

BOOK READINGS & SIGNINGS

Lori Hanson Jan 8, at 7:30 p.m. Book-signing/discussion with Lori Hanson’s “It Started with Pop-Tarts,” a true story of how she recovered from an eating disorder.

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Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse, 964 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada. For information call the store at (818) 790-0717.

Writer2WriterJan 11, at 4 p.m. With special guest Diane White of “Your Name.com.”

Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse, 964 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada. For information call the store at (818) 790-0717.

Tina Ferraro Jan. 17 at 2 p.m. Once Upon A Time Bookstore hosts national bestselling La Crescenta author Tina Ferraro, who will read from her newest Random House young adult novel, “The ABC’s of Kissing Boys,” Ferraro’s third novel on the heels of her award-winning second outing, “How to Hook a Hottie.”

Once Upon A Time Bookstore, 2207 Honolulu Ave., Montrose. For information, call (818) 248-9668.

CLASSES

Square Dance Class Jan. 9, 7:30 – 9 p.m. Beginner’s class presented by Set in Step Square Dance club taught at the La Cañada Community Center, 4469 Chevy Chase, La Cañada. It can also be a workshop to review the past steps. Ron Durkee is the professional caller. The dress is casual, and the price is $5 a lesson. To have a partner is suggested but singles are welcome also. For information call (818) 790-6175.

Winter Jump Rope Classes Beginning Jan. 10, from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. The Foothill Force Jump Rope Team is offering jump rope classes at FIS Gym for all children in grades 2-12, or any adult. For more info or to register, contact Kathy at (818) 790-8442, kweninger@earthlink.net or download a registration form from www.foothillforce.org.

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