Wings Over Wendy’s veteran group meets every Monday at 7401 Shoup Avenue in West Hills. (Google Street View)
Community meetings bring people together to exchange ideas and unforgettable shared experiences. Here is a selection of meetings in the San Fernando Valley.
Wings over Wendys: Veterans of all services and ages and their supporters meet every Monday of the month from 8:30 am to 11:00 am. Guest speakers scheduled for meetings. The group is currently also offering the meetings on Zoom. Location, 7401 Shoup Ave., West Hills. Contact Ed Reynolds for the Zoom link, ID and password, and other information. 818-884-4013.
Mission Hills Neighborhood Council: A board meeting is scheduled for July 5th at 7pm. Visit the Council’s Facebook or website to find out how to attend the meeting. Voicemail, 818-869-4577. Email: [email protected]. www.facebook.com/MissionHillsCouncil; mhnconline.org
Granada Hills North Neighborhood Council: A board meeting at 6:30 p.m. July 6th. Join the Zoom meeting here: bit.ly/3bJst8l and use the ID: 98538834487. By phone, 669-900-6833, use the ID and press #. Email: [email protected]. bit.ly/3qpxD05
Chatsworth Branch Library Book Club: Discussion on “The Paris Architect” by Charles Belfoure, 1.30pm July 7th. Request the Zoom meeting link in advance by emailing [email protected]. Enter “Book Club” in the subject line. www.lapl.org/whats-on/events/book-club-6
Chatsworth Neighborhood Council: A board meeting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. 7th of July. Check the agenda on the website to see how to attend the meeting. Voicemail, 818-464-3511. Email: [email protected]. www.facebook.com/chatsworthcouncil; www.chatsworthcouncil.org
Fermentation and Preservation of Food – Lacto-Fermented and Quick Pickles: Food preservator Brie Wakeland discusses the topic and gives recipes, 2 p.m. 8th of July. Register in advance for the online Zoom meeting: bit.ly/2Tt16tO. The talk will be given at the Mid-Valley Regional Branch Library in North Hills. www.lapl.org/whats-on/events/food-fermentation-preservation
Contour drawing: Artist Melissa Elliott will give an online lecture on July 8th at 4 p.m. showing how to do the drawing technique. In stock: pen and paper. Register here in advance for the Zoom workshop: bit.ly/3dExdO3. The workshop is presented by the Woodland Hills Branch Library. www.lapl.org/whats-on/events/contour-drawing-melissa-elliott
NoHo Book Club with North Hollywood Regional Branch Library: Discuss a book of your choice that you liked by 10am. July 9th. Email a request for the Zoom link at least two days in advance to [email protected]. Coming soon: Discussion on “Golden Hill: A Novel of Old New York” by Francis Spufford, 10 am, July 23rd. bit.ly/3mC5rVc
Divorce workshop: A family law attorney from the Law Collaborative in Woodland Hills will discuss the divorce process and issues, including state child custody and support guidelines, financial, and tax concerns, 10 am-10 July. Free. 609-663-5450. www.thelawcollaborative.com
Theodore Payne Foundation for Wildflowers & Native Plants Courses: “Irrigation Practices for Native Plant Gardens,” with Max Kanter, 10 am July 10 ($ 35; online; bit.ly/3jcSxOr). “Right Plant, Right Place,” with Scott Cher, July 10 at 1:00 p.m. ($ 25; meeting at the Sun Valley Foundation; bit.ly/3qGiqHY). Pre-register for all courses. The foundation’s day-care center is open Tuesday-Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with an appointment reservation (see website). 10459 Tuxford St., Sun Valley. 818-768-1802. theodorepayne.org
North Hills East Neighborhood Council: A board meeting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on July 12th. Check the agenda on the website how to join the meeting through Zoom or by phone. Voicemail, 818-672-6674. nordhillseast.org
Sherman Oaks Neighborhood Council: A board meeting is planned for 6:30 p.m. July 12. Attend the Zoom meeting: us02web.zoom.us and use the ID: 85140543942. Call 669-900-6833 and use the ID, then press #. shemanoaksnc.org
Northridge West Neighborhood Council: A board meeting at which new board members are sworn in is scheduled for 6.15 p.m. July 13th. Check the agenda on the website closer to the date to join the meeting via Zoom or by phone. Email: [email protected]. Facebook updates: www.facebook.com/NorthridgeWest. nordridgewest.org
Mystery Book Club with West Valley Regional Branch Library: Discuss “The Mysterious Affairs at Styles” and “The Body in the Library” by Agatha Christie, 10:30 am July 14th. Request the link to the Zoom meeting at [email protected]. Enter “Mystery Book Club” in the subject line. The regional branch library is located in Reseda. bit.ly/3fwaxBz
Book club with branch library Pacoima: Review “A Farewell to Arms” by Ernest Hemingway at 6:30 pm. July 14th. Request the link to the Zoom meeting at [email protected]. Enter “Book Club” in the subject line. www.lapl.org/whats-on/events/book-club-1
Woodland Hills-Warner Center Neighborhood Council: A board meeting is planned for 6:30 p.m. July 14th. Check the agenda on the website closer to the date to attend the Zoom meeting or by phone. Voicemail, 818-639-9444. whocouncil.org
NoHo neighborhood council: A board meeting is scheduled for July 14th. Check the agenda on the website for closer to the date for the time and how to attend the meeting. Email: [email protected]. www.nohonc.org/index.php
North Hollywood Northeast Neighborhood Council: A board meeting is scheduled for July 14th at 7:00 p.m. More information about the meeting can be found on the agenda website. Email: [email protected]. www.nhnenc.org
Sunland-Tujunga Neighborhood Council: A board meeting at 7:00 p.m. July 14th. Join the Zoom session here: zoom.us/j/91892785703. Call 888-475-92785703 with ID: 91892785703 and press #. Voicemail, 818-951-7411. www.stnc.org
Burbank African Violet Society: Andrea Worrell will give a video presentation entitled “Growing the Little Ones”, advice on growing miniature and semi-miniature native violets, 10 am, July 15th. Little White Chapel Christian Church, Meeting House, 1711 N. Avon St., Burbank. 661-940-3990. burbankafricanviolets.weebly.com
Book Club with the Granada Hills Branch Library: Discuss “My own words” by Ruth Bader Ginsburg at 1.30pm on July 21st. Request the Zoom meeting link at [email protected]. Enter “Book Club” in the subject line. bit.ly/3chQ3al
Cover to Cover Book Club with the Mid-Valley Regional Branch Library: Review “The Friend” by Sigrid Nunez at 6pm July 22nd. Request the link to the Zoom meeting at [email protected]. Put “Cover to Cover Book Club” in the subject line. The regional branch library is located in North Hills. bit.ly/2XeXARC
Blood Donation Ambassador for the American Red Cross Los Angeles Region: “Ambassadors” for blood donation campaigns receive and check in the donors, distribute preliminary donations, ensure that the donor receives a biscuit and a drink after the blood donation and keeps the reception area clean and full. For more information on the duties and requirements, you must be at least 16 years old, for example, here: rdcrss.org/2SJYHuvH
American Red Cross Los Angeles Region: The organization calls for blood donations, especially blood donations, and gives out platelets. Find a donation page here and make an appointment: www.redcrossblood.org. Or call at 800-733-2767.
Bright Pink is brighter because of YOU: The national non-profit, focused on the prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer, announced a storytelling and fundraising campaign to honor women who have inspired others to make proactive health commitments. Participants will be asked to write a short story and video about an awardee and make a donation of any amount to Bright Pink. The submissions will be shown on the group’s “Bright HER” gallery wall. The campaign runs until August. Facebook page: www.facebook.com/BrightPink. More information about how the campaign works and how to donate: brightpink.org/HER
Send information at least two weeks in advance to Holly Andres at [email protected]. 818-713-3708.