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May 2019

Things to do in the san fernando valley. LOCAL Events

Salute to Recreation

The City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks presents Salute to Recreation featuring International Taco & Music Festival. Bring your family and friends for a weekend filled with fun activities for all ages including Karaoke Night, Fireworks Spectacular, a Beer Garden, Carnival Rides, and a 50+ Dance. The event will be on Friday, May 31 to Sunday, June 2, Friday & Saturday at 10 AM - 10 PM and Sunday at 10 AM - 9 PM at Northridge Park, 10400 Zelzah Ave. in Northridge. Grab a bite from one of many food trucks and shop at vending booths or enjoy live entertainment from 3 main stages. For more information, call (818) 349-0535 or visit their website

Brad Sherman Town Hall

Congressman Brad Sherman Town Hall will be on Saturday, June 1st, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM at Granada Hills Charter High School, 10535 Zelzah Avenue. This will be a chance for Congressman Brad Sherman to hear your views about any issue facing Congress. By listening to Valley residents, he will be able to reflect Valley values when dealing with national issues. Our constituent services staff, including Scott Abrams, the Director of our Constituent Services Office, and Carolina Krawiec, our Legal Counsel, will be on hand at the Town Hall to help address problems with federal agencies. The event, parking, and refreshments are free. RSVP at:

Citrus Sunday

Every year, Council District 12 partners with Neighborhood Councils and Temple Ahavat Shalom to collect and distribute delicious, locally-grown citrus. Please join on June 2nd for a fun fruit-picking event that helps our environment and community. To participate and for more information, please call (818)8821212 or email

Holocaust Meeting

Chabad of Granada Hills invites you to an unforgettable evening “We survived… At Last I Speak” with Holocaust survivor and author Leon Malmed on Monday, June 3rd, 7:00 pm at Chabad pf Granada Hills. RSVP requested at For more information, please call (818)4939250

Chatsworth Book Club

The Chatsworth Library Book Club will be discussing The Paris Wife: a novel by Paula McLain on June 5 at 1:30 pm. The book club meets the first Wednesday of the month at 1:30 pm in the Library Community Room. The library is located at 21052 Devonshire Street in Chatsworth. For more information call (818)341-4276.

Book Sale

Granada Hills Library is holding a huge book sale on Friday, June 7 from 9:30 am to 5 pm and on Saturday, June 8 from 9:30 am to 4 pm. The library is located at 10640 Petit Avenue. All proceeds benefit Granada Hills Library.

Depot Art Show

On June 8, the Chatsworth Fine Arts Council is presenting Its 21st Depot Art Show, 10am-5pm, at the picturesque Chatsworth Metrolink Station. All original art work in a variety of media, paintings, photography, sculpture, glass works, fabric arts and jewelry will be on display. You are sure to see many unique art pieces. In addition a “Water Works” themed art-competition will be on exhibit inside, plus live music, and a children’s art booth. 10040 Old Depot Plaza Road is between Devonshire and Lassen, West of Canoga, East of Topanga . Admission and parking are Free. For more information, visit or call 818 772-1639.

Spring Concert

Come and enjoy your Valley’s young musicians in a Spring Concert for the whole family, led by distinguished Conductor, Dr. Henry Shin on Sunday, June 9th, 7:00 PM at In-Christ Community Church, 19514 Rinaldi St. in Northridge. Program includes Rossini, Bizet, Rachmaninoff, Williams, and more. $10 Ticket Donation. For advance discount tickets contact Jackie at 213-458-4618 or,


Kickoff the Teen Summer Reading Challenge at Chatsworth Library with actor Todd Johnson as he teaches the basics of improv. The event is being held at 3:00 PM on Tuesday, June 11. The library is located at 21052 Devonshire Street in Chatsworth. For more information call (818) 341-4276.

Rock N’ Roll Circus

Come to Chatsworth Library on Wednesday, June 12 at 3:00 PM for the Children’s Summer Reading Challenge Kickoff. The event features Christopher Yates and his one man circus show. The show includes unicycling, stilts, juggling, and a lot of clowning, as well as learning about circus past and present. The library is located at 21052 Devonshire Street in Chatsworth. For more information call (818) 341-4276.

GH Woman’s Club

The Granada Hills Woman’s Club is a philanthropic organization that promotes charitable, educational and service programs. Their efforts include community service such as conservation, education, home-life and civic engagement focusing on citizenship as well as special projects focusing on domestic violence awareness and advocacy for children. Join us for coffee, snacks and lots of great conversation on Thursday, June 13 from 9:30 AM to 2 PM at 10666 White Oak Ave in Granada Hills. For more information, contact Barbara Murphy (818) 488-1545 or Pat Silver (818) 968-8649.

CalRTA Meeting

On June 14th, Friday, at 10 a.m., the CalRTA meeting will be at the Northridge Women’s Club at 18401 Lassen St. in Northridge. All retired teachers are welcome to come join us to hear the latest about your pensions, health issues, and more such as scams aimed at retirees, plus consider joining us for lunch after the meeting. To make lunch reservations, contact Nancy Gohata at (818) 371-8013.

California Feetwarmers

The California Feetwarmers are masters of ragtime, Dixieland blues and early swing. Come to Chatsworth Library on Monday, June 17 at 6:30 PM for their on stage antics and fantastic music. The library is located at 21052 Devonshire Street in Chatsworth. For more information call (818) 341-4276.

Create an Artbot

Create a simple, vibrating robot that skitters around on marker legs and leaves a colorful trail of art behind on Tuesday, June 18 at 3:00 PM at Chatsworth Library. The library is located at 21052 Devonshire Street in Chatsworth. For more information call (818) 341-4276.

Free Movie Matinee

On Thursday, June 27 at 1:30 PM in the Chatsworth Library Community Room, 21052 Devonshire Street, there will be a free showing of Green Book. The movie is sponsored by the Friends of Chatsworth Library. Light refreshments are available. For more information call (818) 341-4276.

Tiny Tots and Pajama Storytime

Come to the Chatsworth Library with your children and listen to a library volunteer read wonderful stories every Wednesday at 10:30 AM for Tiny Tots and at 6:00 PM for Pajama Time.

4th of July Spectacular

Shepherd Church, 19700 Rinaldi Street in Porter Ranch, is proud to host the 21st Anniversary 4th of July Spectacular! Join more than 50,000 people for one of the largest and most colorful July 4 celebrations in the greater Los Angeles area. A fun event for the entire family. We will have a Spectacular Fireworks Show, Entertainment for kids, Aerial Jumpers, 2 Parades, Popular Carnival Treats and Free Parking. For more information, email or call 818.831.9333 ext 2139.

Porto’s Bakery to Northridge

It’s official, Portos Bakery and Cafe is coming to the parking lot of the Northridge Fashion Center, where the Sears Auto Center was located. The project will take about 18 months to complete, and will be the bakery’s sixth unit.

Sportsmen’s Lodge Being Razed

Studio City’s iconic Sportsmen’s Lodge, founded in the late 1930’s, will be razed and replaced by a 23-store outdoor shopping center, anchored by Erewhon, a specialty grocery store. Estimated opening is for fall 2020.


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