With well-maintained gardens, a stellar library and art collection and the famous Rose Garden Tea Room, The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens provide year-round enjoyment for visitors.
Burbank and Burroughs High School vocal and instrumental music students filled the Town Center mall atrium with a holiday flash mob, bringing attention to their upcoming benefit show and collecting toys for Burbank Police and Fire Department toy drives.
Stevenson Elementary students celebrated the holidays of Christmas, Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, Diwali and Chinese New Year with school-wide performances learned in their weekly dance classes.
City officials celebrated the public art installation of three hats in Lincoln Park representing the former elementary school, the nearby airport and the farms and ranches that used to occupy the Burbank area.
The Miller Elementary Chorus held its annual Family Sing Along to celebrate the holiday season.
North of Burbank, Vasquez Rocks is a popular daytime adventure for nature lovers and film and television buffs of all ages.
Fifth-graders at Joaquin Miller Elementary presented the twist on the fairy tale for their families and fellow students.
The miniature alpaca and the author of a book about the animal shared their story with the students of R.L. Stevenson Elementary School.
Special guest USC's Traveler the horse visited the elementary school children as part of the annual festivities.
The scientists presented short talks on exploring space and helped with hands-on STEM activities with the goal of sparking interest in science and technology for students in grades 6 - 8.
Students at Burroughs High School present three performances of the play, based on the folk song "Barbara Allen."
The cast of the hit TV show "Young Sheldon" made a formal grant presentation to the Burbank Unified School District for the Young Sheldon STEM Initiative grant benefiting eight BUSD schools.
Students listened to featured speakers talk about their various work in and around Burbank.