Around & About

June 30, 2010


Summer ZooCampJuly 5-Aug. 7. The Los Angeles Zoo, 5333 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles, 90027, offers ZooCamp for youngsters. Each camp is led by specially trained staff and given age-appropriate themes. To learn more go online to


Cookin Kids Culinary Camp—Six weeks, beginning July 12. Campers are divided into two groups, ages 7-11 and ages 12-16. Classes will be held at La Cañada High School, 4463 Oak Grove Drive. Parents may enroll children on one week or multiple sessions. For complete details, including fees, discounts and a camp calendar, visit the website at or call (818) 952-3452.http://www.cookinkids.




Teen training program—Tuesdays and Thursdays. Verdugo Hills Hospital's Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation will be offering teen training classes for boys and girls between the ages of 11 and 18 to help teens increase their core strength and improve their flexibility. The classes will be held at the hospital on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. for 11- to 14-year-olds, and from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. for 14- to 18-year-olds. A free optional screening will be held on Tuesday, July 6 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. VHH is located at 1812 Verdugo Blvd., Glendale, 91208. Class fee is $12 per session or $100 for 10 sessions. Reservations recommended. For information call (818) 952-2294.


Zumba Fitness classes—Tuesdays, 5:15 p.m. and Thursdays, 5:30 p.m. At Vonder Haar Performing Center, 457 Foothill Blvd. (formerly Ballet Petit) La Cañada.For information call (818) 395-7760.



Pasadena Women's ConnectionJuly 14, at 11:30 a.m. "Back to the Kitchen" will be featured at the luncheon and program at Brookside Country Club, 1133 N. Rosemont, Pasadena. Head chef Gwen Kenneally, a caterer and party planner, will show how you can be your own personal chef and share her fabulous recipes. Daisy Catchings, author and motivational speaker, will tell her secret to "Serenity in Spite of the Storms of Life." Tickets are $20. For reservations call Darlene at (818) 353-2212 or Margaret at (626) 574-0251.



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