Community meetings in the San Fernando Valley, June 7-14

 

The future site of a Porter Ranch park near Mason Avenue on Monday, May 10, 2021. (Photo by Dean Musgrove, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)

 

 

Community meetings bring people together for exchange of ideas and memorable shared experiences. Here’s a sampling of  meetings in the San Fernando Valley.

 

Greater Valley Glen Neighborhood Council: A board meeting, 7 p.m. June 7. State Sen. Bob Hertzberg is the guest speaker. By phone, 669-900-6833 and use ID: 81107452895 and press #. greatervalleyglencouncil.org

Mission Hills Neighborhood Council: A board meeting, 7 p.m. June 7. Join the meeting on Zoom here: bit.ly/3g7ifAQ and use ID: 85922722779. By phone, 888-475-4499 and use the ID and press #. Voice mail, 818-869-4577. Email: [email protected] www.mhnconline.org

Northridge West Neighborhood Council: A board meeting, 6:15 p.m. June 8. Join the Zoom meeting here: bit.ly/352cWOw and use ID: 94115763566. By phone, 669-900-9128 and use the ID and press #. Voice mail, 818-697-0639. Email: [email protected] www.northridgewest.org

Sun Valley Area Neighborhood Council: A board meeting, 6:30 p.m. June 8. Join the Zoom meeting here: bit.ly/3uT3qXZ and use ID: 98766580221. By phone, 669-900-6833 and use the ID and press #. Voice mail, 818-767-8262. www.svanc.com

Mystery Book Club with West Valley Regional Branch Library: Discusses “Jade Dragon Mountain” by Elsa Hart, 10:30 a.m. June 9. Request the Zoom meeting link in advance by email to [email protected] (put Mystery Book Club in the subject line). The library is in Reseda. bit.ly/3fwaxBz

North Hollywood West Neighborhood Council: A board meeting, 6:15 p.m. June 9. Join the meeting on Zoom here: zoom.us and use the ID: 85177361851. By phone, 669-900-6833 and use the ID and press #. Voice mail, 818-446-6469. Email: [email protected] nohowest.org

Porter Ranch Neighborhood Council: A board meeting is scheduled, 6:15 p.m. June 9. Join the Zoom meeting here: bit.ly/3uN9Ho1. By phone, 669-900-6833 and use ID: 94783511596 and press #. 818-217-0279. prnc.org

Book Club with Pacoima Branch Library: Discusses “The Amber Room” by Steve Berry, 6:30 p.m. June 9. Request the Zoom meeting link in advance by email to [email protected] (put Book Club in the subject line). bit.ly/2yLw4TR

North Hollywood Northeast Neighborhood Council: A board meeting, 7 p.m. June 9. Join the Zoom meeting here: bit.ly/3sStsK7 and use ID: 85757507556. By phone, 888-475-4499 and use the ID and press #. Email: [email protected] www.nhnenc.org

Sunland-Tujunga Neighborhood Council: A board meeting, 7 p.m. June 9. Join the Zoom meeting here: bit.ly/34LG1gi and use ID: 91892785703. By phone, 888-475-4499 and use the ID and press #. Voice mail, 818-951-7411. Email: [email protected] www.stnc.org

Burbank-Valley Garden Club: Guest speaker Susan Gottlieb discusses “The Gottlieb Native Garden: A California Love Story,” 10 a.m. June 10. The garden contains 200 species of California native plants and trees, it’s a National Wildlife Federation Certified Backyard Habitat and a Xerces Society designated Pollinator Habitat. Request the Zoom meeting link in advance by email to [email protected]

Native American Comedy – From Buffalo Bill and Will Rogers to Current Times: Tai Leclaire, writer-performer on “Rutherford Falls,” and comedy historian Kliph Nesteroff discuss the topic, 2 p.m. June 10. Request the Zoom link in advance by email to [email protected] (put Native American Comedy in the subject line). bit.ly/2SZKdX0

NoHo Book Club with North Hollywood Regional Branch Library: The group discusses books they’ve enjoyed, 10 a.m. June 11. Request the Zoom meeting link at least two days in advance by email to [email protected] (put NoHo Book Club in the subject line). bit.ly/3mC5rVc

American Association of University Women Glendale Branch: Guest speaker author Jorja Leap, PhD (“Jumped In: What Gangs Taught Me About Violence, Drugs, Love and Redemption”), discusses “My Journey Working at Homeboy Industries,” 10 a.m. June 12. Send an email request by June 9 to receive the meeting’s Zoom link to [email protected] (include your full name and email). glendale-ca.aauw.net

Divorce Telephone Workshop: A family law attorney from the Law Collaborative in Woodland Hills discusses the divorce process and issues including state guidelines for child custody and support, financial and tax concerns, 10 a.m.-noon June 12. Free. 609-663-5450. www.thelawcollaborative.com

Book Club with Sun Valley Branch Library: Discusses “Red, White and Royal Blue” by Casey McQuiston, 4:45 p.m. June 14. Request the Zoom link in advance by email to Esther at [email protected] (put Book Club in the subject line). bit.ly/2XJ1Xoh

Tuesday Evening Book Club with Calabasas Library: Discusses “Leave the World Behind” by Rumaan Alam, 6 p.m. June 15. Request the Zoom meeting link in advance by email to Barbara Lockwood at [email protected] (put Tuesday Evening Book Club in the subject line). bit.ly/2RpqOP5

Theodore Payne Foundation for Wildflowers & Native Plants classes: “Western Monarchs: Creating Habitat with Native Plants,” with Erin Johnson, 10 a.m. June 9 ($30; bit.ly/3popt7F). “California Native Container Plants,” with Flora Ito, 5 p.m. June 16 ($35; bit.ly/34L0ORg). The foundation’s nursery is open 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday with a time slot reservation (see the website). 10459 Tuxford St., Sun Valley. 818-768-1802. theodorepayne.org

 

CHARITY

 

Bright Pink’s Brighter Because of HER: The national nonprofit, with a focus on prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer, has announced a storytelling and fundraising campaign to honor women who have inspired others to make proactive health commitments. Participants are asked to write a short story and create a video on a woman honoree 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 through August. Facebook page: www.facebook.com/BrightPink. More information on how the campaign works and to donate: brightpink.org/HER

Community Citrus Harvest: Council District 12 is collecting donations of backyard citrus fruit, 10 a.m.-noon May 25, and Tuesdays through June 29. The fruit will be donated to MEND (mendpoverty.org). Drop-off location, CD-12 Office, 9207 Oakdale Ave., Chatsworth. 818-882-1212. cd12.org

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

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