Community meetings in the San Fernando Valley, July 12-19 – Daily News
Community meetings bring people together for exchange of ideas and memorable shared experiences. Here’s a sampling of meetings in the San Fernando Valley.
Wings Over Wendy’s: Veterans of all services and ages, and their supporters, meet from 8:30-11 a.m. every Monday of the month. Guest speakers scheduled for meetings. Currently, the group is 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.
North Hills East Neighborhood Council: A board meeting is scheduled, 6:30 p.m. July 12. Join the Zoom meeting here: bit.ly/3nauizC. By phone, 669-900-6833 and use ID: 83160320531 and press #. by phone. Voice mail, 818-672-6674. northhillseast.org
Sherman Oaks Neighborhood Council: A board meeting is scheduled, 6:30 p.m. July 12. Join the Zoom meeting: us02web.zoom.us and use ID: 85140543942. By phone, 669-900-6833 and use the ID and then press #. shermanoaksnc.org
Northridge West Neighborhood Council: A board meeting, with new board members being sworn-in, is scheduled, 6:15 p.m. July 13. Join the Zoom meeting here: bit.ly/352cWOw. By phone, 669-900-9128 and use ID: 94115763566 and #. Email: email@example.com. Facebook updates: www.facebook.com/NorthridgeWest. northridgewest.org
Mystery Book Club with West Valley Regional Branch Library: Discusses “The Mysterious Affairs at Styles” and “The Body in the Library” by Agatha Christie, 10:30 a.m. July 14. Request the Zoom meeting link to firstname.lastname@example.org. Put “Mystery Book Club” in the subject line. The regional branch library is in Reseda. bit.ly/3fwaxBz
Book Club with Pacoima Branch Library: Discusses “A Farewell to Arms” by Ernest Hemingway, 6:30 p.m. July 14. Request the Zoom meeting link to email@example.com. Put “Book Club” in the subject line. www.lapl.org/whats-on/events/book-club-1
North Hollywood West Neighborhood Council: A board meeting, 6:30 p.m. July 14. Join the Zoom meeting here: zoom.us and use the ID: 84997440652. By phone, 669-900-6833 and use the ID and then press #. 818-446-6469. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. nohowest.org
Woodland Hills-Warner Center Neighborhood Council: A board meeting is scheduled, 6:30 p.m. July 14. Check the agenda on the website closer to the date for how to join the Zoom meeting or by phone. Voice mail, 818-639-9444. whcouncil.org
NoHo Neighborhood Council: A board meeting is scheduled, July 14. Check the agenda on the website closer to the date for the time and how to join the meeting. Email: email@example.com. www.nohonc.org/index.php
North Hollywood North East Neighborhood Council: A board meeting is scheduled, 7 p.m. July 14. Check the agenda on the website closer to the date for meeting details. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. www.nhnenc.org
Sunland-Tujunga Neighborhood Council: A board meeting, 7 p.m. July 14. Join the Zoom meeting here: zoom.us/j/91892785703. By phone, 888-475-92785703 and use ID: 91892785703 and press #. Voice mail, 818-951-7411. www.stnc.org
Burbank African Violet Society: Andrea Worrell gives a video presentation “Growing the Little Ones,” advice on growing miniature and semi-miniature African violets, 10 a.m. July 15. Little White Chapel Christian Church, parish hall, 1711 N. Avon St., Burbank. 661-940-3990. burbankafricanviolets.weebly.com
Children’s Bureau – Resource Parents Online Orientations: Learn how to help children in the foster care system by becoming a resource parent or how to become adoptive parents with a talk by a Children’s Bureau team member and a foster parent, 4-5 p.m. July 15. Request the Zoom live meeting link for July 15, or a learn-at-your-own-pace online presentation, by sending an email to email@example.com. 800-730-3933. Learn more about the nonprofit that was established in 1904 here: all4kids.org
Los Angeles City Council Redistricting Commission – Council District 3 Community Public Hearing: Residents of the West Valley San Fernando Valley are invited to get involved in the redistricting process that involves re-drawing city council maps that impact your neighborhood and also that may affect the choice of councilmember you vote to represent you in city hall. Register in advance for the 6 p.m. July 15 meeting on Zoom: bit.ly/3qXHhr7. 213-263-5765. Details on the redistricting here: http://redistricting2021.lacity.org/LACCRC/
Theodore Payne Foundation for Wildflowers & Native Plants classes: “Native Plant Maintenance Basics, a Walk and Talk,” with Erik Blank, 8:30-9:30 a.m. July 16 ($15; bit.ly/3e1oeqr). “California Native Container Plants,” with Flora Ito, 8:30-9:45 a.m. July 21 ($25; bit.ly/3yA5Gpd). These classes are outdoors in the demonstration gardens; must wear closed-toe shoes and long pants and be prepared to walk up to an hour on steep and uneven surfaces; bring water and sun hat. Register in advance for classes. 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
Caltrans In-person Hiring Event: Assemblymember Luz Rivas sponsors the event, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. July 20. Los Angeles Mission College, 13356 Eldridge Ave., Sylmar. 562-692-0823. For information about the event, send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Assemblymember Rivas’s district office, 818-504-3911.
Book Club with Granada Hills Branch Library: Discusses “My Own Words” by Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 1:30 p.m. July 21. Request the Zoom meeting link to email@example.com. Put “Book Club” in the subject line. bit.ly/3chQ3al
Congressman Brad Sherman Telephone Town Hall: Sherman discusses economic recovery after COVID-19 pandemic and other national issues, 7 p.m. July 21. Make a reservation and to submit a question: bradsherman.house.gov/cvrsvp. Join the call here: 877-229-8493 and use Pin Code: 13402. sherman.house.gov
Cover to Cover Book Club with Mid-Valley Regional Branch Library: Discusses “The Friend” by Sigrid Nunez, 6 p.m. July 22. Request the Zoom meeting link to firstname.lastname@example.org. Put “Cover to Cover Book Club” in the subject line. The regional branch library is in North Hills. bit.ly/2XeXARC
NoHo Book Club with North Hollywood Regional Branch Library: Discusses “Golden Hill: A Novel of Old New York” by Francis Spufford, 10 a.m. July 23. Send a request for the Zoom link at least two days in advance by email to email@example.com. bit.ly/3mC5rVc
Granada Hills Woman’s Club: “It’s Bunco Time,” a bunco party and luncheon, 1 p.m. July 25. Doors open, 12:30 p.m. Pre-paid reservations required, $25 (mail a check in that amount, payable to Granada Hills Woman’s Club; mailing address: Granada Hills Woman’s Club, 10666 White Oak Ave., Granada Hills, CA 91344). Yolanda, 818-363-9844.
Blood Drive Ambassadors needed for American Red Cross-Los Angeles Region: Blood drive “ambassadors” welcome and check-in donors, distribute pre-donation materials, ensure that the donor gets a cookie and a drink after giving blood and keeps the reception area tidy and re-stocked. Check more about the duties and requirements, must be a minimum of age 16 for example, here: rdcrss.org/2SJYHuv
American Red Cross-Los Angeles Region: The organization is calling for blood donations, particularly type O and giving platelets. Search for a donation site and schedule an appointment here: www.redcrossblood.org. Or call, 800-733-2767.
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
Send information at least two weeks in advance to Holly Andres at firstname.lastname@example.org. 818-713-3708.