San Fernando Valley Community Meeting, Oct.25-Nov. 1 – Daily news

View from the San Fernando Valley: On Wednesday, October 13, 2021, passengers will get off an electric bus of the Metro G (Orange) Line at the end of the line in North Hollywood to switch to a fully electric bus fleet. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Los Angeles Daily News / SCNG)

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.

Wildlife in the backyard – conflict and coexistence: The Sierra Club Crescenta Valley and Verdugo Hills groups present an online meeting with a talk by Dana Stangel, a biology teacher and founder and manager of Teranga Ranch, October 25th at 7pm. Register in advance for the zoom link here: bit.ly/ 3BMJolW. Facebook: bit.ly/2YSXzas

Tarzana Neighborhood Council: A board meeting at 7 p.m. October 26th. Check the agenda on the website how to join the Zoom meeting or by phone. www.tarzananc.org

Canoga Park Neighborhood Council: A board meeting is scheduled for October 27th at 7pm. Check the agenda on the website how to join the meeting through Zoom or by phone. Voicemail, 818-856-1060. Email: [email protected]. canogaparknc.org

Valley Village Neighborhood Council: A board meeting is scheduled for October 27th at 7pm. Check the agenda on the website how to join the meeting through Zoom or by phone. Voicemail, 818-759-8204. Email: [email protected]. www.myvalleyvillage.com

Cover to Cover Book Club with the Mid-Valley Regional Branch Library: Michelle Obama’s “Becoming” discussion, 6:00 pm Oct 28. Request the Zoom link in advance by emailing [email protected] (put “Cover to Cover Book Club” in the subject line). The library is in North Hills. bit.ly/2XeXARC

Science fiction book club for adults with lake view terrace Branch library: Review “The Luminous Dead” by Caitlin Starling, 6:30 pm Oct 28. Request the Zoom link in advance by emailing [email protected] (include “Science Fiction Book Club for Adults” in the subject line) . bit.ly/3lM7oAa

Book Club with Sherman Oaks Branch Library: Review “Killers of the Flower Moon” by David Grann, 6:30 pm Oct 28th. Request the zoom link in advance by emailing [email protected] (put “Book Club” in the subject line). bit.ly/3kVOhmV

Sylmar Neighborhood Council: A board meeting is scheduled for October 28th at 6:30 p.m. Check the agenda on the website how to join the meeting through Zoom or by phone. Voicemail, 747-282-0450. www.sylmarneighborhoodcouncil.org

Northridge South Neighborhood Council: A board meeting is scheduled for October 28th at 7pm. Check the agenda on the website how to join the meeting through Zoom or by phone. Email: [email protected]. northridgesouth.org

Book Club with Chatsworth Branch Library: Review “The Silent Patient” by Alex Michaelides, ”1:30 pm Nov 3rd. Request the zoom link in advance by emailing [email protected] (put“ Book Club ”in the subject line). bit.ly/3sFPfnW

Northridge Woman’s Club Thanksgiving Celebration: Join the group for lunch with catering and entertainment, 12-3pm. November 3rd. Cost $ 25. Prepaid reservations required by October 29th (email check-attention Irene Strauss, 18401 Lassen St., Northridge, CA 91325). Contact Irene Strauss, 818-344-3333.

Burbank-Valley Garden Club: Guest speaker Steve Gerischer (Owner of Larkspur Garden Design and Vice President of the Southern California Horticulture Society) will speak about “A Year in the Rose Garden” at 10am on November 4th. Mask requirement for participation. Congregation Hall of Little White Chapel Christian Church, 1711 N. Avon St., Burbank. Anne White, 818-434-3616. Email: [email protected]

Danny Trejo – Book Review: Trejo discusses his memoir “Trejo: My Life of Crime, Redemption and Hollywood” with co-author Donal Logue at 4pm on November 4th. See the library on Facebook here: www.facebook.com/lapubliclibrary; or on YouTube here: www.youtube.com/losangeleslibrary. Details about the talk here: bit.ly/3Gctvbm

Mystery Book Club with West Valley Regional Branch Library: Review Jane Harper’s The Lost Man at 10:30 am November 10th. Request the Zoom link in advance by emailing [email protected] (put “Mystery Book Club” in the subject line). The library is in Reseda. www.lapl.org/whats-on/events/west-valley-mystery-book-club-0

Theodore Payne Foundation for Wildflowers & Native Plants Courses: “Right Plant, Right Place”, with Katie Tilford, November 16, 6 pm (class is zoomed; registration and payment here: bit.ly/30SUZCD). “Native Plant Maintenance,” a walk-and-talk with Erik Blank, ”9:00 am, November 19 ($ 15; bit.ly/3CiIyxu). “California Native Container Plants,” with Flora Ito, 11am on November 19 ($ 35; bit.ly/30G1SqD). Pre-register for all courses. Read the clothing instructions for classes held outdoors that involve walking on steep and uneven surfaces for up to an hour. 10459 Tuxford St., Sun Valley. 818-768-1802. theodorepayne.org

Charity

Flair takes care of the cure cancer fundraiser: Customers are donating money to any or all of three cancer research organizations (National Breast Cancer Foundation; CURE Childhood Cancer; ZERO – The End of Prostate Cancer) and Flair Cleaners will match the total donation up to $ 5,000 to the campaign by October 31st : 4060 Laurel Canyon Blvd., Studio City (818-761-3282); 27011 McBean Parkway, Valencia (661-753-9900); Santa Monica Store, 720 Montana Ave. (310-395-9354). Email: [email protected] or call the stories for more information on donating. flaircleaners.com/locations

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.

Send information at least two weeks in advance to Holly Andres at [email protected]. 818-713-3708.

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