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February 2020

Things to do in the san fernando valley. LOCAL Events

Chatsworth Library Book Club

The Chatsworth Library Book Club will be discussing The Tin Horse by Janice Steinberg on February 5th at 1:30 pm. The book club meets in the Library Community Room on the first Wednesday of the month. The library is located at 21052 Devonshire Street. For more information call (818) 341-4276.

Gus’s BBQ Porter Ranch

Gus’s BBQ Porter Ranch Grand Opening will be on Saturday, February 8th, 11 am at 20179 W. Rinaldi Street. First 50 guests receive a $15 Gus’s gift card. Second 50 guests receive a free cornbread. All can enter to win a BBQ Feast for 8.

Community Coffee at Shepherd Church

Join Councilmember Lee at Pillars Cafe in Shepherd Church for a cup of coffee and a discussion on what is happening in CD12 on February 10th, 9am to10 a.m. at 19700 Rinaldi Street in Porter Ranch. All community members are welcome.

Café Con Pan

Councilmember John Lee wants to hear from you! Come and share your thoughts over coffee and bread on February 10th, 6-7:30 p.m. at Devonshire PALS Youth Center, 8721 Wilbur Avenue in Northridge. Please RSVP by calling 818-882-1212.

San Fernando Valley Chorale

Love to sing? The San Fernando Valley Chorale offers a unique opportunity to sing and perform with a well established and highly regarded community chorale. Beginning February 11, we rehearse each Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at Chapel of the Cross Lutheran Church, 10000 Sepulveda Blvd. in Mission Hills. New singers are welcome to join us as we launch a new season of singing, collaborative learning, camaraderie and fun. Call 818-262-5436 or email for further details

Northridge Woman’s Club

The Northridge Woman’s Club will be hosting an English high tea on Wednesday February 12 from 12-3:30 at A touch of Tea, 18401 Lassen Street in Northridge. Cost $30. Those interested, please contact Irene Strauss at 818-344-3333. For new members, contact Joyce Sipes at 818-429-8468.

CalRTA Meeting

On February 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.

Valentine’s Day Senior Dance

Come out and enjoy Valentine’s Day with Councilmember Lee for our Senior Dance, hosted by the West Valley Christian Church on Friday, February 14, 7-9:30 pm, at 22450 Sherman Way in West Hills. Organized in partnership with the West Hills Neighborhood Council, the dance will also provide a full dinner to those in attendance. Please RSVP by February 7th to secure your place. For more information and to RSVP, contact Steve Randall at 818 340 4700 or steve.

The Digital Bookmobile

On Saturday, February 15, from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm, the Digital Bookmobile will be at the Chatsworth Library. Learn how to borrow e-books and more from our library anytime, anywhere with Libby. The library is located at 21052 Devonshire Street in Chatsworth. For more information call (818)341-4276.

Understanding Compulsive Eating

On Saturday, February 22nd, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm, Mid-Valley Regional Branch will hold a 12-step fellowship for compulsive eating. At this event, you will be provided with information about what compulsive eating is, what it looks like, and how it is an illness. Along with achieving a better understanding of compulsive eating, you will also come away with an awareness of the supports available and an opportunity to begin your recovery. More information can be found at The library is located at 16244 Nordhoff St. in North Hills, 818-895-3650.

Free Movie Matinee

On Thursday, February 27, at 1:30 PM in the Chatsworth Library Community Room there will be a free showing of Yesterday. 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.

Speaker’s Bureau Volunteer Training

Attend this free volunteer training held by Alzheimer’s Los Angeles on Thursday, February 27, at 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at San Fernando Valley Service Center, 21515 Vanowen Street, Suite 120 in Canoga Park. Learn how to provide presentations and raise awareness in the community about Alzheimer’s disease, caregiving, and brain health. Registration is required. Please contact Kimiko Kelly at or 323-930-6257 for more information.

Cover to Cover Book Club

Join us for our monthly meeting on Thursday, February 27, 6: 00 pm where we will discuss, “Everything I Never Told You” by Celeste Ng. Copies of the book are available at the Information Desk for check out. The Mid-Valley Regional Branch Library is located at 16244 Nordhoff St. in North Hills, 818-895-3650.

USA Medicare 101

Come join us for a free educational workshops designed to educate seniors on the complexities of Medicare planning, Thursday, February 27, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. at Mid-Valley Regional Branch Library, 16244 Nordhoff St. in North Hills, 818-895-3650.

Seated Exercise Classes

The Chatsworth Library holds free classes every Wednesday and most 10:30 AM. The DVD classes alternate between stretching, yoga, and strength training. The library is located at 21052 Devonshire Street in Chatsworth. For more information call (818)341-4276.

Valley Trailers

The Valley Trailers Square Dance Club invites you to join their new class of modern square dancing starting on Tuesday, March 10th. Arrive at Wilkinson Center, 8956 Vanalden, in Northridge, around 6:45 pm to register. New dancers accepted on 3/10 and 3/17. Your first class is free, $7.00 thereafter. For more info, call Linda 805-231-6171 or Don 818-360-8750.

Chatsworth Neighborhood Council

Fed up with crime, overdevelopment, homelessness, and potholes? Have an active voice if you live, work, own property, board a horse or have a substantial and ongoing participation in the City of Los Angeles within the Neighborhood Council’s boundaries. That qualifies you as a Chatsworth stakeholder, and you can run for one of 11 seats on the board. For more information, visit Chatsworth Neighborhood Council home page, https:// Voting will be March 21 at the Chatsworth Train Depot

Day of the Horse Celebration

CD12 Councilmember John Lee proudly presents The 17th Annual Chatsworth Day of the Horse Celebration on Sunday, March 29, 11 am to 3 pm at Stoney Point Ranch, 10861 Andora Avenue in Chatsworth. For more information, contact Dorothy Allison at 818 727 0956 or Marina Mackie at 818 314 1104.


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