//Community meetings in the San Fernando Valley area, July 1-8

Community meetings in the San Fernando Valley area, July 1-8



Granada Hills North Neighborhood Council meets at St. Euphrasia School’s auditorium on Shoshone Avenue in Granada Hills. (Google Street View)


Community meetings bring people together for exchange of ideas and memorable shared experiences plus the potential for positive personal and community enrichment. Here are this week’s, and upcoming, get-togethers.


Rotary Club of San Fernando Valley Evening: Group meets, 6 p.m. July 1, and also the first and third Monday of the month. Valley Inn, 4557 Sherman Oaks Ave., Sherman Oaks. 818-516-7487.

North Hills East Neighborhood Council: 6:30 p.m. July 1. Penny Lane, Rainbow Room, 15314 Rayen St., North Hills. 818-672-6674. www.northhillseast.org

Mission Hills Neighborhood Council: 7 p.m. July 1. Mission Community Police Station, Falco Room, 11121 Sepulveda Blvd. 818-869-4577. www.mhnconline.org

Knitting and Crochet meeting: Learn to knit or crochet or share your knowledge and techniques, 1-2:30 p.m. July 2. Some supplies are available for beginners or bring your own yarn, needles or crochet hook. Meets on the first and third Tuesday of the month. North Hollywood Regional Branch Library, 5211 Tujunga Ave. 818-766-7185. bit.ly/2YdTYik

Granada Hills North Neighborhood Council: 6:30 p.m. July 2. St. Euphrasia Parish School, auditorium, 11766 Shoshone Ave. 818-923-5592. www.ghnnc.org

West Hills Neighborhood Council: 7 p.m. July 2. deToledo High School, 22622 Vanowen St. 818-254-9378. www.westhillsnc.org

Book Club at Chatsworth Branch Library: Discusses “Dewey: The Small Town Library Cat Who Touched the World” by Vicki Myron, 1:30-3 p.m. July 3. 21052 Devonshire St. 818-341-4276. bit.ly/2Kqnpu4; bit.ly/31OFFD8

Calabasas–Las Virgenes Historical Society Open House: The society celebrates their 40th anniversary, 4-6 p.m. July 3. Calabasas Library, special collections room, 200 Civic Center Way. 818-225-7616. www.calabasaslibrary.org

Mystery Book Club at Agoura Hills Library: Discusses “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens, 6:30-7:30 p.m. July 3. 29901 Ladyface Court. 818-889-2278. bit.ly/2FEF0ue

Current Events Nonfiction Book Club at Studio City Branch Library: Discusses “The Color of the Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America” by Richard Rothstein, 12:15 p.m. July 5. 12511 Moorpark St. 818-755-7873. bit.ly/2voPbxq

Around the World Adult Book Club at Sun Valley Branch Library: Discusses “And Then There Were None” by Agatha Christie, 6:30 p.m. July 8. 7935 Vineland Ave. 818-764-1338. bit.ly/2BXl3wV

Simms/Mann — UCLA Center for Integrative Oncology: Dr. Bartosz Chmielowski discusses “Immunotherapy,” 7-9 p.m. July 9. Free. Parking $12. Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Auditorium (Room B130), 757 Westwood Plaza, Westwood. 310-794-6644. www.simmsmanncenter.ucla.edu

Traveling the World Solo: Elisa Kotin discusses the topic with a focus on remote destinations including Ethiopia and Papua New Guinea at a meeting of the Crescenta Valley Sierra Club, 7:30 p.m. July 9. Meeting begins with discussion on conservation and outings. La Crescenta Library, 2809 Foothill Blvd. Wayne Fisher, 818-353-4181.

Veterans Town Hall: Speakers with the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System give updates on programs and services for veterans, 5-7 p.m. July 10. Sepulveda Ambulatory Care Center, Recreation Hall (Building 22), 16111 Plummer St., North Hills. 310-268-3790. www.losangeles.va.gov

iTalk: Motivational leadership event with speakers Chanel West Coast, International DJ Casper, Nathan James, Frank Knuckles, Ali Levine, Dozie Mbonu, Jennifer Montague and Sean Stone, 7 p.m. July 12. Doors open, 5 p.m. (drinks and light refreshments). Tickets $50; $30 students; $150 VIP. 5902 Penfield Ave., Woodland Hills (parking and shuttle at 6201 Winnetka Ave., Woodland Hills). 267-281-5477. www.italkevents.com

Wednesday Morning Book Club: Discusses “The Library Book” by Susan Orlean, 11 a.m. July 17. Calabasas Library, 200 Civic Center Way. 818-225-7616. bit.ly/2XzpNoI

Adult Book Club at Studio City Branch Library: Discusses “Little Fires Everywhere” by Celeste Ng, 6:30-7:30 p.m. July 17. 12511 Moorpark St. 818-755-7873. bit.ly/2SmLOBd

Novels at Night Book Club at Westlake Village Library: Discusses “Book of Dreams” by Nina George, 6:30-7:30 p.m. July 17. 31220 Oak Crest Drive. 818-865-9230. bit.ly/31YVdnx

Adult Book Club at Sunland-Tujunga Branch Library: Discusses “The Hare with Amber Eyes” by Edmund de Waal, 2-3 p.m. July 27. 7771 Foothill Blvd., Tujunga. 818-352-4481. bit.ly/2XgebaP

NoHo Book Club at North Hollywood Regional Branch Library: Discusses “When Breath Becomes Air” by Paul Kalanithi, 4-5 p.m. July 27. 5211 Tujunga Ave. 818-766-7185. bit.ly/2XdlLTl

Mystery Book Club at Studio City Branch Library: Discusses “The Banker’s Wife” by Cristina Alger, 6:30-7:30 p.m. July 31. 12511 Moorpark St. 818-755-7873. bit.ly/2TVAqMT

Newport ’69 Pop Festival at Devonshire Downs – Request for Artifacts: The Museum of the San Fernando Valley is asking for artifacts from the event that took place at San Fernando Valley State College, now Cal State Northridge, including photographs or videos plus stories from those who attended. These memories and memorabilia are for a future exhibit and a possible concert. Contact the museum’s vice president Jackie Langa: jackie.langa@themuseumsfv.org or leave a message at the museum, 818-347-9665. The Museum of the San Fernando Valley, 18860 Nordhoff St., Suite 204, Northridge. www.themuseumsfv.org




Wings Over Wendy’s: Veterans of all services and their supporters meet, 8:30-10:30 a.m. Mondays. Wendy’s Restaurant, 22611 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills. Email: wingsoverwendys@outlook.com. Ed, 818-421-8946. www.wingsoverwendys.com

Alliance of Relative Caregivers: The group offers free support groups and related services for relative caregivers in the San Fernando Valley. Sylvie de Toledo, 818-789-1177 (sylviedetoledo@gmail.com); Pam Meeker, 818-203-2763 (pmsmom61@aol.com). allianceofrelativecaregivers.org

Rotary Club of Woodland Hills: Noon-1 p.m. Wednesdays (except check website for last Wednesday of the month for time and location). Check website for scheduled speakers Cost $20 lunch. Woodland Hills Country Club, 21150 Dumetz Road. 818-754-4743. www.whrotary.org

Rotary Club of Granada Hills: 12:10 p.m. Thursdays. Call for cost of lunch. Porter Valley Country Club, 19216 Singing Hills Drive. 818-408-6007. www.granadahillsrotary.com

Send information at least two weeks in advance to holly.andres@dailynews.com. 818-713-3708.

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