Things to do in the san fernando valley.
Oversight Hearing on Aliso Canyon
The Porter Ranch Neighborhood Council will be hosting a Joint Oversight Hearing with Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee and the Joint Legislative Committee on Emergency Management on Tuesday, August 6, 10 AM at Porter Ranch Community School, 12450 Mason Avenue. The topic of the meeting will be looking at the causes of the 2015 gas blowout at Aliso Canyon and the emergency response. Cookies and refreshments will be provided to attendees. For more information, visit prnc.org.
Movie Under the Stars
On Tuesday, August 6th at 6:00pm, the annual National Night Out Celebration will be screening the academy award winning film from Pixar, Up! at Northridge Park, 18300 Lemarsh Street. National Night Out is a neighborhood celebration recognized around the
country to strengthen bonds between communities and the police officers that serve them. Come out and bring the whole family to enjoy games, food, and a movie under the stars. For more information, contact Matthew Hernandez at Matthew.Hernandez@lacity.org or 818-882-1212.
Chatsworth Library Book Club
GThe Chatsworth Library Book Club will be discussing The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith on August 7 at 1:00 pm. The book club meets the first Wednesday of the month in the Library Community Room. The library is located at 21052
Devonshire Street in Chatsworth. For more information call (818) 341-4276.
Swim LA Sessions
The second season of SwimLA isn’t over yet! Every Angeleno between the ages of 4 and 17 has an opportunity to learn to swim before school is back in session. Register today at www.swimla.org or call (323) 906-7953. More than 50 City pools are offering lessons and expanded hours of operation. Lessons will be available through August 24th. Scholarships are available but space is
limited so sign up today.
Wellness Programs for Seniors and Adults
Our City’s Department of Recreation and Parks offers free wellness programs for seniors and adults that include classes in aerobics, zumba, yoga, salsa, line dancing, stretching and more. Stay fit without the expensive gym membership at any of the participating recreation centers around Los Angeles. Download the summer class schedule at www.laparks.org/scc. For more information on the wellness program, and find a free adult class near you, please call (213) 485-7512 or email RAP.SeniorCitizens@lacity.org.
Free Spay/Neuter Services
For the whole month of August, LA Animal Services will be offering free Spay and Neuter Certificates for cats and kittens owned by all Los Angeles City residents. The department is offering up to three certificates per house. You can apply online or at one of our centers from August 1st to 31st. Visit the Animal Services website to learn more.
Summer Lunch and Reading Programs
With summer in full gear, the Los Angeles Public Library invites you to join the “Summer Lunch at the Library” program. Through this program, the library helps to serve warm and nutritious meals to kids at 16 locations across the city in order to combat hunger in at-risk communities during the summer when school is not in session. In addition to serving free meals, the library offers a variety of programs and activities that prevent summer learning loss for children. Programs include storytime, music, games, STEAM activities, crafts and more. Lunch will be served Monday to Friday, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM through August 9th at the Northridge Public Library, 9501 Darby Avenue.
The Valley Harmonettes cordially invite you to their concert, Sounds Like Summer, on Sunday, August 11, 2:00 PM at First United Methodist Church, 22700 Sherman Way in West Hills. Tickets are $5.00.
Stop Senior Scams
You are invited to attend an event on Thursday, August 15, 2 pm at Granada Hills Branch Library, 9501 Darby Avenue to learn more about senior scams and how to prevent them. This Acting Presentation uses theater to dramatize senior scams and educates older
adults about the danger of fraud and how to prevent it. Ann Stahl (a retired Senior investigator for the FTC) will serve as our educator/expert for the day. In 2018, the group was recognized in the U. S. Senate Committee of Aging. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call (818) 368-5687.
Free Movie Matinee
OnThursday, August 22 at 1:30 PM in the Chatsworth Library Community Room there will be a free showing of Christopher Robin. The movie is sponsored by the Friends of Chatsworth Library. Light refreshments are available. The library is located at 21052 Devonshire Street in Chatsworth. For more information call (818)341-4276.
Seated Exercise Classes
The Chatsworth Library holds free classes every Wednesday and most Fridays.at 10:30 AM. The DVD classes alternate between yoga, core, stretching, and strength training. The library is located at 21052 Devonshire Street in Chatsworth. For more information
call (818) 341-4276.
The Valley Trailers Square Dance Club invites you to join their new class of modern square dancing starting on Tuesday, September 10th. Arrive at Wilkinson Center, 8956 Vanalden, in Northridge, around 6:45 pm to sign in. New dancers accepted on 9/10 and 9/17. Your first class is free, $7.00 thereafter. For more info, Call Linda 805-231-6171 or Don 818-360-8750.
Windsong Players Chamber Music Ensemble will perform “Fantasies,” a lovely selection of chamber pieces celebrating fantasy and gentle beauty for soprano, flute, violin and piano as well as feature a reading by a wellknown Los Angeles poet. The concert will take place at 3 pm, Sunday, Sept 29 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 12227 Balboa Blvd in Granada Hills. Suitable for all
ages. $15 in advance, $20 at door Children under 12 admitted free. For tickets in advance please go to: www.brownpapertickets.com
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