Community meetings bring people together for exchange of ideas and a chance to voice their concerns, issues, ideas and share memorable experiences plus the potential for positive personal and community enrichment. Here are upcoming, get-togethers in the San Fernando Valley region (a neighborhood of Sunland-Tujunga) from Jan 6 to Jan 8, 2020.
Sidewalk Astronomers: Members of the group set up telescopes for a look at the moon on two dates and venues in Burbank:
6:30-8 p.m. Jan. 6 (Burbank Central Library, 110 N. Glenoaks Blvd., 818-238-5600), and
6:30-8 p.m. Jan. 7 (Buena Vista Branch Library, 300 N. Buena Vista St., Burbank, 818-238-5620).
Greater Valley Glen Neighborhood Council: 7 p.m. Jan. 6.
Los Angeles Valley College, Fireside Room at the Campus Center, 5800 Fulton Ave. greatervalleyglencouncil.org
Mission Hills Neighborhood Council: 7 p.m. Jan. 6.
Mission Community Police Station, Falco Room, 11121 Sepulveda Bvld. 818-869-4577. www.mhnconline.org
Granada Hills North Neighborhood Council: 6:30 p.m. Jan. 7. Donate a canned or non-perishable food item to be given to a local food bank.
St. Euphrasia School, 11766 Shoshone Ave. 818-923-5592. www.ghnnc.org
Sherman Oaks Woman’s Club: Meeting includes visiting college students who received scholarships from the group, a performance by the Van Aires Singers and a potluck lunch, 10:30 a.m. Jan. 8.
Reservations required. 4808 Kester Ave., Sherman Oaks. Shirley, 310-746-7492.
San Fernando Valley Chapter of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association: The group meets for lunch, 11:30 a.m. Jan. 8, followed by a business meeting. Lunch is on-your-own.
Reservations for a headcount by noon Jan. 6. Lulu’s Restaurant, 16900 Roscoe Blvd., Van Nuys. Bob, 818-887-7698. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chatsworth Library Book Club: Discusses books the members think others would enjoy, 1:30 p.m. Jan. 8.
Chatsworth Branch Library, 21052 Devonshire St. 818-341-4276. www.laplchatsworthfriends.org
Mindfulness Meditation for the New Year: John Robinson, a licensed clinical social worker, discusses the topic and leads a short exercise, 6 p.m. Jan. 8.
Woodland Hills Branch Library, 22200 Ventura Blvd. 818-226-0017.
Porter Ranch Neighborhood Council: 6:15 p.m. Jan. 8.
Porter Ranch Community School, 12450 Mason Ave. 818-217-0279. prnc.org
Sunland-Tujunga Neighborhood Council: 6:30 p.m. Jan. 8.
Sunland Recreation Center, gym, 8651 Foothill Blvd. 818-951-7411. www.stnc.org
Van Nuys Neighborhood Council: 7 p.m. Jan. 8.
6262 Van Nuys Blvd. 818-533-8662. vnnc.org
Navigating Your iPhone: Valley Jewish Community Center offers a four-part class by Nancy’s Tech Help for Older Adults on learning how to use an Apple iPhone, 11 a.m. Jan. 9.
First-class is free; $75 for the following three sessions. Reservations required by Jan. 13. 20350 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills. 818-360-2211. www.valleyjcc.org