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Holidays

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  • Creating a holiday mood

    Creating a holiday mood
    There are classics and traditions when it comes to holiday music, but Burbank First United Methodist Church Chancel Choir will not perform the same songs you might hear from a mall loudspeaker. This group has a set of contemporary songs and hymns from...
  • O Little Town of Burbank

     O Little Town of Burbank
    More than 7,600 miles and 2,000 years separate modern-day Burbank from Bethlehem of Judea during the rule of King Herod. That time and distance seemingly evaporated as guests to the First Presbyterian Church of Burbank were transported halfway around...
  • Close-knit art

    The Art Center gallery is stuffed with knitted scarves and hats, ceramics, jewelry and beautiful hand-crafted ornaments. Students, instructors and members of the Fine Arts Federation have been working all year, honing their techniques and producing...
  • This 'Carol' is as fun as it gets

    This weekend, I went back to the scene of the crime, so to speak, of my last wonderful theatre experience, the Glendale Centre Theatre. I adored their production of "A Murder Is Announced," and so was quite excited to see their players in action once...
  • Group tries to fill food baskets

    Burbank's Coordinating Council is appealing for more volunteer support and donations as they try to bridge a food basket shortage before Christmas. Roughly 500 families with children in Burbank schools have applied to receive a holiday basket from the...
  • The nativity story comes alive at St. Robert Bellarmine

    The nativity story comes alive at St. Robert Bellarmine
    Looking like a chr├Ęche come to life, St. Robert Bellarmine kindergarten students Monday reenacted the nativity story, part of the Catholic school's annual Advent season celebration. The performance, "Once Upon a Christmas," interspersed with religious...
  • Joyful noise

    Joyful noise
    The Burbank Chorale is celebrating its 90th anniversary with one of its most successful years ever, as it prepares to deliver "The Sounding Joy," its holiday concert, on Saturday. The group, founded in 1920, will be accompanied by the Burbank Chorale...
  • A Christmas appeal for withdrawal

    "So this is Christmas, and what have you done…another year older and a new one just begun ..." I take more pride in all the little things I do than anything else. Buying presents all through the year and putting them away finally pays off at...
  • Step up for tree seller

    Despite the decades of selling Burbank households their Christmas trees, Gary Casella this year got a big lump of coal after thieves broke into his trailer and stole thousands of dollars worth of equipment, uncashed checks and his pickup truck. Never...
  • Rough year for Christmas tree icon

    Rough year for Christmas tree icon
    Gary Casella has sold Christmas trees in Burbank since 1937. He supplies Burbank's official holiday tree in front of City Hall. For Casella, it's all about Christmas. But this year, his holiday cheer's been hard to keep up. Just days before the...
  • The perfect gift for him

    There are only three more shopping days left until Christmas, and there are many who are undoubtedly in panic mode about finding the right gift. That's where I come in. I am ready to put on my red suit, fasten my fake white beard and get my ho-ho-ho...
  • Basking in joy of baskets

    Basking in joy of baskets
    Like Santa's elves, volunteers from churches, local businesses, city offices, parents, Girl and Boy Scouts packed their vehicles with gifts and food for holiday meals Saturday in the Washington Elementary School playground as part of the Burbank...