Around 'N' About

April 23, 2009


Photography Master Class with Christine Burrill Three sessions: April 24 at 7:30 p.m.; April 25 and 26, from 1-3 p.m. Photographers of all levels and skills can further explore nature photography. Cost: $105, $95 members, plus $12 materials fee.

Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive, La Cañada. For information call (818) 949-7980 or visit

The Art of Bookmaking April 25, 1-3 p.m. Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive, La Cañada. Book design artist Wendy Poma teaches a four-needle technique for creating beautiful hand-crafted booklets. Cost: $105, $95 members plus $12 materials fee.


For information call (818) 949-7980 or visit

Jump Rope Classes May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Hosted by the Foothill Force Jump Rope Team, for all girls and boys in 2nd through 12th grade, & adults of any age. Space is limited. $50 for 5 class session. FIS Gym, 4490 Cornishon Ave., LCF

For information contact Kathy Weninger at (818) 790-8442 or online at


Plant Sale April 24, 25 and 26, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Dr., La Cañada. Search among a wide range of outdoor and indoor plants that may include palms, clivia, ficus, impatiens, ivy, parrot’s beak, perennials and assorted garden treasures.

Free with Gardens admission: $8 adults, $6 seniors/students, $3 children 5-12, free for children 4 and younger.

For information call (818) 949-4200, or online at

Hometown Country Fair April 24 & 25, Friday, starts at 3 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Crescenta Valley Park is the location of this two-day community event hosted by the Crescenta Valley Chamber of Commerce.

The fair will feature carnival rides, food and live entertainment. There will also be a car show, crafter booths and games. Free admission both days. The park is located at 3901 Dunsmore Ave., La Crescenta.

For more information call (818)248-4957 visit

The Time Machine April 25, at 2 & 8 p.m. The classic film starring Rod Taylor, Yvette Mimieux and Alan Young, plus on stage filmmaker and science fiction writer Paul Davids. Presented by the Alex Film Society. Ticket are $13.50 for adults, $9.50 for seniors and children (12 and under) and $8 for Alex Film Society members. Alex Theatre, 216 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale.

For information online

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