Educational Events

Educational events to enrich and enhance civic involvement.

Climate: some like it HOT!

Rob Haw will be presenting on the climate crisis at the Glendale Central Library at 2pm on Saturday, May 5. Rob leads the Pasadena-Foothills chapter of Citizens Climate Lobby (CCL) which advocates for carbon pricing to change incentives and reduce emissions. CCL’s preferred approach is to couple a carbon tax on polluters with broad based dividends to ease the burden on middle and low income families. Please come and hear

Indigenous Tree Care

Contrary to popular belief, residents of Glendale are able to prune and maintain indigenous or protected trees. There are, however, rules and regulations that must be followed to properly maintain a protected tree. Unfortunately, these regulations have turned into urban myths, leaving residents confused as to whether or not they are allowed to regularly maintain protected trees on private property. To better assist our residents the City of Glendale has

HealthX 2018

Do you love watching TEDx Talks? Are you a health nut looking for the latest wellness products and procedures? Then HealthX is the event for you! Coming back to Glendale Adventist on Friday, April 20th from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. is HealthX, TEDx style presentations and demonstrations focused on health and wellness including healthy lifestyles, new medication, and what’s new in the health industry. Join Valley Economic Alliance for

Human Trafficking, a Survivors Perspective. Thursday, April 12 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

Soroptimist International of Glendale (SIG) presents Human Trafficking: A Survivor’s Perspective. Join SIG on Thursday, April 12 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. at Glendale Community College’s Student Center. Hear from a member of “Resilient Voices, Los Angeles Survivor Networks,” and learn why human trafficking is relevant to you, your community, and what you can do about it.

Continuity and Rupture: An Armenian Family Odyssey March 24 - April 27, 2018

Drawing upon the family archive consisting of thousands of photographs, glass negatives, drawings, artwork, documents, letters, and family heirlooms, this exhibition provides a unique perspective of a tumultuous time through the lens of one Armenian family. Continuity and Rupture: An Armenian Family Odyssey from Isin Önol on Vimeo. March 24 – April 27, 2018 Opening Reception: Saturday | March 24 | 6PM – 9PM BRAND LIBRARY & ART CENTER 1601

‘Crows of The Desert’ Continues To Shine In Film Festival Circuit

At the “Crows of the Desert” film screening in Dublin, Ireland Last week, on March 9, the documentary film, “Crows of the Desert -A Hero’s Journey through the Armenian Genocide” played in Dublin, Ireland. The screening was part of The Silk Road International Film Festival. The festival played selected films throughout small theaters in the Temple Bar area of Dublin. Levon Parian, the grandson and editor of the book, his

21st Annual YWCA Legacy Luncheon

On Wednesday April 18, YWCA Glendale will hold its 21st Annual Legacy Luncheon at Vertigo! This fundraiser will support their domestic violence programs, including the Sunrise Village Emergency Shelter, case management services, counseling, legal advocacy, childcare, and more! The YWCA Glendale has been helping survivors of domestic violence since 1979, serving well over 60,000 women and children through their emergency shelter and domestic violence service center. They are the only

Festival at Verdugo Park: Sunday March 18

Join us on Sunday, March 18 from 11 AM to 6 PM for an unforgettable celebration featuring Armenian music, traditional dances, delicious food and more! Special Guest: Primate of Artsakh Diocese Archbishop Barkev Martirosyan.   Verdugo Park  1621 Canada Blvd, Glendale, CA 91208