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Category: GeneralEl Monte Historical

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September 30, 2012

El Monte
Sunday, September 30
The third 2012 "Tea" of the El Monte Historical Society will be held Sunday, September 30, beginning at 1:00 PM in the El Monte Historical Society Museum located at 3150 Tyler Avenue in El Monte. An informative presentation on the history of the El Monte Moose Lodge will be given by Ms. Nancy Kennon, active member of the moose Lodge for over 55 years. Refreshments will be provided by the El Monte Soroptimist Club beginning at 1:00 PM. Ms. Kennon's presentation begins at 2:00 PM. Help keep El Monte's history alive by attending the El Monte Historical Society Tea.

Category: GeneralPasadena Sister

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September 30, 2012

Sunday, September 30
Pasadena Sister Cities Committee invites you to enjoy an Evening of Musical Magic with entertainment from Vanadzor, Armenia and Pasadena. Special performance by 16 year old Narek Kazazyan. Evening begins at 6:00 PM at the A.G.B.U. Vatche & Tamar Manoukian Cultural Center Theater, 2495 East Montain Street in Pasadena. Donation: Priority seating is $50.00, general seating is $15.00 per person. For information call
(626) 695-8962.

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Category: GeneralArtist Yoshio Nakamura Retrospective Showcases 60 Years

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October 2, 2012

Whittier
Tuesday, October 2
Local artist Yoshio C. Nakamura will display more than 60 years of his art works in a solo exhibition that opens Oct. 2 and runs through Nov. 15 in the Rio Hondo College Art Gallery. A public reception takes place on Thursday, Oct. 4, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. About 35 pieces will be on display, selected from his considerable body of work that centers primarily in printmaking but also extends to sculpture, ceramics, painting, and digital art. The award-winning artist’s work resides in the Guggenheim Collection in New York and the Hirshhorn Museum of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C, as well more than 150 public and private collections. Rio Hondo College Art Gallery, 3600 Workman Mill Rd., Whittier, 90601

Category: GeneralEnjoy the Beauty of Fall

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October 2, 2012

 

Through October, 2012

Join the Arbor Day Foundation in October And Receive Five Free Crapemyrtle Trees. The Arbor Day Foundation will brighten up your fall by offering five free crapemyrtle trees when you join the Foundation in October. The free trees are part of the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation’s Trees for America campaign, a program dedicated to environmental stewardship through tree planting. New members of the Arbor Day Foundation also receive The Tree Book, which includes information about tree planting and care.

To receive the free crapemyrtle trees, send a $10 membership contribution to Five Crapemyrtles, Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, NE 68410, by October 31, 2012, or join online at arborday.org/october.

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Category: GeneralEnjoy the Beauty of Fall

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October 3, 2012

 

Through October, 2012

Join the Arbor Day Foundation in October And Receive Five Free Crapemyrtle Trees. The Arbor Day Foundation will brighten up your fall by offering five free crapemyrtle trees when you join the Foundation in October. The free trees are part of the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation’s Trees for America campaign, a program dedicated to environmental stewardship through tree planting. New members of the Arbor Day Foundation also receive The Tree Book, which includes information about tree planting and care.

To receive the free crapemyrtle trees, send a $10 membership contribution to Five Crapemyrtles, Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, NE 68410, by October 31, 2012, or join online at arborday.org/october.

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Category: GeneralEnjoy the Beauty of Fall

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October 4, 2012

 

Through October, 2012

Join the Arbor Day Foundation in October And Receive Five Free Crapemyrtle Trees. The Arbor Day Foundation will brighten up your fall by offering five free crapemyrtle trees when you join the Foundation in October. The free trees are part of the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation’s Trees for America campaign, a program dedicated to environmental stewardship through tree planting. New members of the Arbor Day Foundation also receive The Tree Book, which includes information about tree planting and care.

To receive the free crapemyrtle trees, send a $10 membership contribution to Five Crapemyrtles, Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, NE 68410, by October 31, 2012, or join online at arborday.org/october.

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Category: GeneralEnjoy the Beauty of Fall

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October 5, 2012

 

Through October, 2012

Join the Arbor Day Foundation in October And Receive Five Free Crapemyrtle Trees. The Arbor Day Foundation will brighten up your fall by offering five free crapemyrtle trees when you join the Foundation in October. The free trees are part of the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation’s Trees for America campaign, a program dedicated to environmental stewardship through tree planting. New members of the Arbor Day Foundation also receive The Tree Book, which includes information about tree planting and care.

To receive the free crapemyrtle trees, send a $10 membership contribution to Five Crapemyrtles, Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, NE 68410, by October 31, 2012, or join online at arborday.org/october.

Category: GeneralEmergency Resources Assoc. Rummage Sale

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October 5, 2012

 

El Monte

Fri-Sat., October 5 & 6

Rummage Sale/Fundraiser, Friday and Saturday October 5th and 6th from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM at 3210 Merced Ave., El Monte, 91733. For more information contact Lillian at (626) 444-7269. Donations needed: Clothes, furniture, toys, etc.

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Category: GeneralEnjoy the Beauty of Fall

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October 6, 2012

 

Through October, 2012

Join the Arbor Day Foundation in October And Receive Five Free Crapemyrtle Trees. The Arbor Day Foundation will brighten up your fall by offering five free crapemyrtle trees when you join the Foundation in October. The free trees are part of the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation’s Trees for America campaign, a program dedicated to environmental stewardship through tree planting. New members of the Arbor Day Foundation also receive The Tree Book, which includes information about tree planting and care.

To receive the free crapemyrtle trees, send a $10 membership contribution to Five Crapemyrtles, Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, NE 68410, by October 31, 2012, or join online at arborday.org/october.

Category: GeneralIntroductory Workday in Rubio Canyon

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October 6, 2012

Altadena
Saturday, October 6
The Arroyo & Foothills Concervancy is holding an introductory workday on Saturday, October 6, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Join our expert trail and habitat restoration leaders in Altadena's Rubio Canyon and learn how to build trails and restore habitat. Meet at 1101 E. Loma Alta Drive To RSVP email John Howell AFC @mail.vresp.com

Category: GeneralSouth El Monte Mayor and City Council Bike Ride

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October 6, 2012

 

South El Monte

Saturday, October 6

Join the South El Monte Mayor and City Council for a fun bike ride event on Saturday, October 6, 2012. Bicyclists will meet at 9:00 a.m. at City Hall, 1415 Santa Anita Avenue and depart for an amusing scenic bike ride in South El Monte. This event is open to cyclists of all levels and ages. Participants are asked to bring their own bike and helmet, and to wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Free light refreshments will be provided. The Mayor and City Council Bike Ride events are part of the City of South El Monte’s initiative to encourage biking activities, endorse bicycle safety, promote the health benefits of this great leisure activity and showcase South El Monte’s bike-friendly trails and areas.

For additional information, please contact the South El Monte Community Center at 626.579.2043.

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Category: GeneralEnjoy the Beauty of Fall

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October 7, 2012

 

Through October, 2012

Join the Arbor Day Foundation in October And Receive Five Free Crapemyrtle Trees. The Arbor Day Foundation will brighten up your fall by offering five free crapemyrtle trees when you join the Foundation in October. The free trees are part of the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation’s Trees for America campaign, a program dedicated to environmental stewardship through tree planting. New members of the Arbor Day Foundation also receive The Tree Book, which includes information about tree planting and care.

To receive the free crapemyrtle trees, send a $10 membership contribution to Five Crapemyrtles, Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, NE 68410, by October 31, 2012, or join online at arborday.org/october.

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Category: GeneralEnjoy the Beauty of Fall

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October 8, 2012

 

Through October, 2012

Join the Arbor Day Foundation in October And Receive Five Free Crapemyrtle Trees. The Arbor Day Foundation will brighten up your fall by offering five free crapemyrtle trees when you join the Foundation in October. The free trees are part of the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation’s Trees for America campaign, a program dedicated to environmental stewardship through tree planting. New members of the Arbor Day Foundation also receive The Tree Book, which includes information about tree planting and care.

To receive the free crapemyrtle trees, send a $10 membership contribution to Five Crapemyrtles, Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, NE 68410, by October 31, 2012, or join online at arborday.org/october.

Category: GeneralAfternoon Bunco

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October 8, 2012

El Monte
Monday, October 8For those who no longer drive at night, here us a wonderful opportunity to have fun, have a great baked potato with all the trimmings , salad, dessert and drinks luncheon …. Plus cash prizes for Bunco….all for $10.00. Come join us at the El Monte Women’s Club Lounge, Grace Black Community Center, 3130 Tyler Avenue, E.M. on Monday, October 8, 2012…Lunch and Bunco hours: 11:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. For more information, call Elsie Neilson at 626-444-1923 .

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Category: GeneralEnjoy the Beauty of Fall

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October 9, 2012

 

Through October, 2012

Join the Arbor Day Foundation in October And Receive Five Free Crapemyrtle Trees. The Arbor Day Foundation will brighten up your fall by offering five free crapemyrtle trees when you join the Foundation in October. The free trees are part of the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation’s Trees for America campaign, a program dedicated to environmental stewardship through tree planting. New members of the Arbor Day Foundation also receive The Tree Book, which includes information about tree planting and care.

To receive the free crapemyrtle trees, send a $10 membership contribution to Five Crapemyrtles, Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, NE 68410, by October 31, 2012, or join online at arborday.org/october.

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Category: GeneralEnjoy the Beauty of Fall

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October 10, 2012

 

Through October, 2012

Join the Arbor Day Foundation in October And Receive Five Free Crapemyrtle Trees. The Arbor Day Foundation will brighten up your fall by offering five free crapemyrtle trees when you join the Foundation in October. The free trees are part of the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation’s Trees for America campaign, a program dedicated to environmental stewardship through tree planting. New members of the Arbor Day Foundation also receive The Tree Book, which includes information about tree planting and care.

To receive the free crapemyrtle trees, send a $10 membership contribution to Five Crapemyrtles, Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, NE 68410, by October 31, 2012, or join online at arborday.org/october.

Category: GeneralMonrovia Public Library Job & Career Center: Job Scout

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October 10, 2012N/A

Monrovia

Through October, 2012

The Monrovia Public Library is piloting a new job resource called Job Scout through October, 2013. Currently in beta testing, Job Scout is digital literacy tools that helps users gain the internet skills necessary to look for a job in today’s market. This resource was built in cooperation with the California State Library. Job Scout is currently available on the Library’s website (www.monroviapubliclibrary.org) under Education and Careers. For more information, Job Scout can be found at www.myjobscout.org or call the Library at 626-256-8274 and ask for the Adult Reference Desk.

Category: GeneralMonrovia Public Library Job & Career Center: Job Scout

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October 10, 2012N/A

Monrovia

Through October, 2012

The Monrovia Public Library is piloting a new job resource called Job Scout through October, 2013. Currently in beta testing, Job Scout is digital literacy tools that helps users gain the internet skills necessary to look for a job in today’s market. This resource was built in cooperation with the California State Library. Job Scout is currently available on the Library’s website (www.monroviapubliclibrary.org) under Education and Careers. For more information, Job Scout can be found at www.myjobscout.org or call the Library at 626-256-8274 and ask for the Adult Reference Desk.

Category: GeneralVintage Ride

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October 10, 2012

Arcadia

Every 2nd & 4th Wed.

Join us in this free event at The Boat. Hot rods, classic muscle cars, custom trucks, led sleds, custom bikes, rat tods, bombs, mortorcycles and many more!! At Clearman's Galley on Rosemead. 5:00 PM until dark at the parking lot of The Boat.

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Category: GeneralEnjoy the Beauty of Fall

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October 11, 2012

 

Through October, 2012

Join the Arbor Day Foundation in October And Receive Five Free Crapemyrtle Trees. The Arbor Day Foundation will brighten up your fall by offering five free crapemyrtle trees when you join the Foundation in October. The free trees are part of the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation’s Trees for America campaign, a program dedicated to environmental stewardship through tree planting. New members of the Arbor Day Foundation also receive The Tree Book, which includes information about tree planting and care.

To receive the free crapemyrtle trees, send a $10 membership contribution to Five Crapemyrtles, Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, NE 68410, by October 31, 2012, or join online at arborday.org/october.

Category: GeneralMonrovia Public Library Job & Career Center: Job Scout

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October 11, 2012N/A

Monrovia

Through October, 2012

The Monrovia Public Library is piloting a new job resource called Job Scout through October, 2013. Currently in beta testing, Job Scout is digital literacy tools that helps users gain the internet skills necessary to look for a job in today’s market. This resource was built in cooperation with the California State Library. Job Scout is currently available on the Library’s website (www.monroviapubliclibrary.org) under Education and Careers. For more information, Job Scout can be found at www.myjobscout.org or call the Library at 626-256-8274 and ask for the Adult Reference Desk.

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Category: GeneralEnjoy the Beauty of Fall

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October 12, 2012

 

Through October, 2012

Join the Arbor Day Foundation in October And Receive Five Free Crapemyrtle Trees. The Arbor Day Foundation will brighten up your fall by offering five free crapemyrtle trees when you join the Foundation in October. The free trees are part of the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation’s Trees for America campaign, a program dedicated to environmental stewardship through tree planting. New members of the Arbor Day Foundation also receive The Tree Book, which includes information about tree planting and care.

To receive the free crapemyrtle trees, send a $10 membership contribution to Five Crapemyrtles, Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, NE 68410, by October 31, 2012, or join online at arborday.org/october.

Category: GeneralMonrovia Public Library Job & Career Center: Job Scout

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October 12, 2012N/A

Monrovia

Through October, 2012

The Monrovia Public Library is piloting a new job resource called Job Scout through October, 2013. Currently in beta testing, Job Scout is digital literacy tools that helps users gain the internet skills necessary to look for a job in today’s market. This resource was built in cooperation with the California State Library. Job Scout is currently available on the Library’s website (www.monroviapubliclibrary.org) under Education and Careers. For more information, Job Scout can be found at www.myjobscout.org or call the Library at 626-256-8274 and ask for the Adult Reference Desk.

Category: GeneralLadies Night Out Celebrate Women who have been Touched by Cancer

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October 12, 2012

Pasadena
Friday, October 12An evening of dinner, entertainment, silent and live auctions entitled Ladies Night Out will be presented on October 12 2012 at 6.30 p.m. at Pandora on Green, 33 West Green Street, Pasadena, Ca 91105. The event, organized by the Cancer Support Community-Pasadena, will be MC'd by Alysha Del Valle of television's Eyewitness News Channel 7. Honoree will be Jan Kaczmarek, actress and philanthropist. The evening will celebrate women who have been touched by cancer.
Tickets are $125 per person, available from the Cancer Support Community-Pasadena, 200 East Del Mar Blvd., Suite 118, Pasadena, Ca 91105, 626-796-1083. Proceeds will benefit the Cancer Support Community-Pasadena. Prominent presenters are Rusnak, Jaguar, Wells Fargo, The Green Foundation, and The Camden Group.

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Category: GeneralEnjoy the Beauty of Fall

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October 13, 2012

 

Through October, 2012

Join the Arbor Day Foundation in October And Receive Five Free Crapemyrtle Trees. The Arbor Day Foundation will brighten up your fall by offering five free crapemyrtle trees when you join the Foundation in October. The free trees are part of the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation’s Trees for America campaign, a program dedicated to environmental stewardship through tree planting. New members of the Arbor Day Foundation also receive The Tree Book, which includes information about tree planting and care.

To receive the free crapemyrtle trees, send a $10 membership contribution to Five Crapemyrtles, Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, NE 68410, by October 31, 2012, or join online at arborday.org/october.

Category: GeneralMonrovia Public Library Job & Career Center: Job Scout

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October 13, 2012N/A

Monrovia

Through October, 2012

The Monrovia Public Library is piloting a new job resource called Job Scout through October, 2013. Currently in beta testing, Job Scout is digital literacy tools that helps users gain the internet skills necessary to look for a job in today’s market. This resource was built in cooperation with the California State Library. Job Scout is currently available on the Library’s website (www.monroviapubliclibrary.org) under Education and Careers. For more information, Job Scout can be found at www.myjobscout.org or call the Library at 626-256-8274 and ask for the Adult Reference Desk.

Category: GeneralTaste of Italy

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October 13, 2012

Los Angeles
Saturday, October 13The forth-annual Taste of Italy, a cultural-gastronomic event to benefit the Italian American Museum of Los Angeles, will take place on October 13th in downtown Los Angeles. Taste of Italy showcases more than fifty of the region’s best restaurants, wineries, and fine food and beverage purveyors in a historic atmosphere. Italy’s best-selling reggae band, Mama Marjas, will be performing live, as well as the voice of the new American Songbook, Luca Ellis, the Casa Italiana Opera Company, classical virtuosa Nicole Nale. I Zanni will perform traditional commedia dell’arte. The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles’ Taste of Italy, 424 North Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012, October 13, 2012 from 5-10 PM To purchase tickets visit www.italianhall.org or call (213) 485-8432. Contributions are tax-deductible as permitted.

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Category: GeneralEnjoy the Beauty of Fall

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October 14, 2012

 

Through October, 2012

Join the Arbor Day Foundation in October And Receive Five Free Crapemyrtle Trees. The Arbor Day Foundation will brighten up your fall by offering five free crapemyrtle trees when you join the Foundation in October. The free trees are part of the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation’s Trees for America campaign, a program dedicated to environmental stewardship through tree planting. New members of the Arbor Day Foundation also receive The Tree Book, which includes information about tree planting and care.

To receive the free crapemyrtle trees, send a $10 membership contribution to Five Crapemyrtles, Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, NE 68410, by October 31, 2012, or join online at arborday.org/october.

Category: GeneralMonrovia Public Library Job & Career Center: Job Scout

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October 14, 2012N/A

Monrovia

Through October, 2012

The Monrovia Public Library is piloting a new job resource called Job Scout through October, 2013. Currently in beta testing, Job Scout is digital literacy tools that helps users gain the internet skills necessary to look for a job in today’s market. This resource was built in cooperation with the California State Library. Job Scout is currently available on the Library’s website (www.monroviapubliclibrary.org) under Education and Careers. For more information, Job Scout can be found at www.myjobscout.org or call the Library at 626-256-8274 and ask for the Adult Reference Desk.

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Category: GeneralEnjoy the Beauty of Fall

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October 15, 2012

 

Through October, 2012

Join the Arbor Day Foundation in October And Receive Five Free Crapemyrtle Trees. The Arbor Day Foundation will brighten up your fall by offering five free crapemyrtle trees when you join the Foundation in October. The free trees are part of the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation’s Trees for America campaign, a program dedicated to environmental stewardship through tree planting. New members of the Arbor Day Foundation also receive The Tree Book, which includes information about tree planting and care.

To receive the free crapemyrtle trees, send a $10 membership contribution to Five Crapemyrtles, Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, NE 68410, by October 31, 2012, or join online at arborday.org/october.

Category: GeneralMonrovia Public Library Job & Career Center: Job Scout

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October 15, 2012N/A

Monrovia

Through October, 2012

The Monrovia Public Library is piloting a new job resource called Job Scout through October, 2013. Currently in beta testing, Job Scout is digital literacy tools that helps users gain the internet skills necessary to look for a job in today’s market. This resource was built in cooperation with the California State Library. Job Scout is currently available on the Library’s website (www.monroviapubliclibrary.org) under Education and Careers. For more information, Job Scout can be found at www.myjobscout.org or call the Library at 626-256-8274 and ask for the Adult Reference Desk.

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Category: GeneralEnjoy the Beauty of Fall

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October 16, 2012

 

Through October, 2012

Join the Arbor Day Foundation in October And Receive Five Free Crapemyrtle Trees. The Arbor Day Foundation will brighten up your fall by offering five free crapemyrtle trees when you join the Foundation in October. The free trees are part of the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation’s Trees for America campaign, a program dedicated to environmental stewardship through tree planting. New members of the Arbor Day Foundation also receive The Tree Book, which includes information about tree planting and care.

To receive the free crapemyrtle trees, send a $10 membership contribution to Five Crapemyrtles, Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, NE 68410, by October 31, 2012, or join online at arborday.org/october.

Category: GeneralMonrovia Public Library Job & Career Center: Job Scout

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October 16, 2012N/A

Monrovia

Through October, 2012

The Monrovia Public Library is piloting a new job resource called Job Scout through October, 2013. Currently in beta testing, Job Scout is digital literacy tools that helps users gain the internet skills necessary to look for a job in today’s market. This resource was built in cooperation with the California State Library. Job Scout is currently available on the Library’s website (www.monroviapubliclibrary.org) under Education and Careers. For more information, Job Scout can be found at www.myjobscout.org or call the Library at 626-256-8274 and ask for the Adult Reference Desk.

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Category: GeneralEnjoy the Beauty of Fall

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October 17, 2012

 

Through October, 2012

Join the Arbor Day Foundation in October And Receive Five Free Crapemyrtle Trees. The Arbor Day Foundation will brighten up your fall by offering five free crapemyrtle trees when you join the Foundation in October. The free trees are part of the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation’s Trees for America campaign, a program dedicated to environmental stewardship through tree planting. New members of the Arbor Day Foundation also receive The Tree Book, which includes information about tree planting and care.

To receive the free crapemyrtle trees, send a $10 membership contribution to Five Crapemyrtles, Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, NE 68410, by October 31, 2012, or join online at arborday.org/october.

Category: GeneralMonrovia Public Library Job & Career Center: Job Scout

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October 17, 2012N/A

Monrovia

Through October, 2012

The Monrovia Public Library is piloting a new job resource called Job Scout through October, 2013. Currently in beta testing, Job Scout is digital literacy tools that helps users gain the internet skills necessary to look for a job in today’s market. This resource was built in cooperation with the California State Library. Job Scout is currently available on the Library’s website (www.monroviapubliclibrary.org) under Education and Careers. For more information, Job Scout can be found at www.myjobscout.org or call the Library at 626-256-8274 and ask for the Adult Reference Desk.

Category: GeneralSock-O-Rama

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October 17, 2012

 

Temple City

 

Now through Dec. 17

Temple City residents are invited to participate in two holiday donation drives this holiday season—Sock-O-Rama and Santa’s Paws & Claws—with donations accepted through Dec. 17 at City Hall, 9701 Las Tunas Dr. and Live Oak Park Community Center, 10144 Bogue St. Sock-O-Rama will help the less fortunate with toiletries and basic clothing items. Requested items in need include basic white t-shirts for men; new white socks for men, women and children; and packaged toothbrushes and toothpaste. All donations will be distributed to the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System and Los Angeles Ambulatory Care Center which assist veterans; and the Foothill Unity Center and New Beginnings Family Church that provide support services for homeless individuals and low-income families.

Category: GeneralAnother Fantastic

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October 17, 2012

El Monte

Wednesday, Oct. 17

Mix and mingle! Live entertainmentt. Enjoy great food and win prizes! Special prizes for BEST COSTUME (costume optional). Mixer event takes place at the Ramona Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 11900 Ramona Blvd, El Monte, 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM.

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Category: GeneralEnjoy the Beauty of Fall

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October 18, 2012

 

Through October, 2012

Join the Arbor Day Foundation in October And Receive Five Free Crapemyrtle Trees. The Arbor Day Foundation will brighten up your fall by offering five free crapemyrtle trees when you join the Foundation in October. The free trees are part of the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation’s Trees for America campaign, a program dedicated to environmental stewardship through tree planting. New members of the Arbor Day Foundation also receive The Tree Book, which includes information about tree planting and care.

To receive the free crapemyrtle trees, send a $10 membership contribution to Five Crapemyrtles, Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, NE 68410, by October 31, 2012, or join online at arborday.org/october.

Category: GeneralMonrovia Public Library Job & Career Center: Job Scout

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October 18, 2012N/A

Monrovia

Through October, 2012

The Monrovia Public Library is piloting a new job resource called Job Scout through October, 2013. Currently in beta testing, Job Scout is digital literacy tools that helps users gain the internet skills necessary to look for a job in today’s market. This resource was built in cooperation with the California State Library. Job Scout is currently available on the Library’s website (www.monroviapubliclibrary.org) under Education and Careers. For more information, Job Scout can be found at www.myjobscout.org or call the Library at 626-256-8274 and ask for the Adult Reference Desk.

Category: GeneralSock-O-Rama

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October 18, 2012

 

Temple City

 

Now through Dec. 17

Temple City residents are invited to participate in two holiday donation drives this holiday season—Sock-O-Rama and Santa’s Paws & Claws—with donations accepted through Dec. 17 at City Hall, 9701 Las Tunas Dr. and Live Oak Park Community Center, 10144 Bogue St. Sock-O-Rama will help the less fortunate with toiletries and basic clothing items. Requested items in need include basic white t-shirts for men; new white socks for men, women and children; and packaged toothbrushes and toothpaste. All donations will be distributed to the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System and Los Angeles Ambulatory Care Center which assist veterans; and the Foothill Unity Center and New Beginnings Family Church that provide support services for homeless individuals and low-income families.

Category: GeneralRemaining Performances

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October 18, 2012

 

Pasadena

 

Thu-Sat, October 18-20

Pasadena City College Theater Department students will be performingEuripides' Hecuba. Oct. 18 at 8 p.m.; Oct. 19 at 8 p.m.; Oct. 20 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tickets are sold at the door only, starting one hour prior to the performance. The cost is $5 for general admission and $3 for students, seniors, and PCC staff.  The Box Office accepts cash or checks only, no credit or debit cards. Parking is available in any student lot for $2. Parking permits are available in lot vending machines.

For further information please call (626) 585-7216 or visit www.pasadena.edu/performingarts.

Category: GeneralORCHID MEETING

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October 18, 2012

 

Aradia

 

Thursday, October 18

The San Gabriel Valley Orchid Hobbyists will meet on Thursday, October 18, 2012 at the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden, 301 N. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia, CA.  At 8:00 PM Michael Gregory will lead a hands-on "AOS Ribbon Judging".  There will be a plant opportunity table.  Free Admission.  Visitors are welcome. Info (626) 335-6641.

Category: GeneralFive Points Rotary Club Spaghetti Dinner

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October 18, 2012

El Monte

hursday, October 18

Live entertainment, exhibits and raffles. Drawing starts at 6:00 PM sharp. Winner must be present. Doors open at 4:00 PM. Dinner line will be cut off at 6:30 PM. $4.00 donation, all ages. Grace T. Black Auditorium, 3130 Tyler Avenue, El  Monte. (2 blocks south of the 10 freeway).

 

Category: GeneralWhy Grow Food?

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October 18, 2012

 

Claremont

Thursday, October 18

Rishi Kumar is the founder of The Growing Home, a model of suburban sustainability in Diamond Bar.  Come join us and hear his humorous story on why he left his lucrative engineering career to grow his own food at home.  Learn what's in the food we eat and the merits of organically grown food. For ages 12 and up. This is a free program at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 18, 2012 in the Claremont Library meeting room. Sponsored by The Friends of the Claremont Library. The Claremont Library is open Tuesday through Thursday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday 8 - 6 p.m., and Sunday 1 - 5 p.m., closed Mondays and is located at 208 N. Harvard Ave.  The Claremont Library is part of the County of Los Angeles Public Library. For more information, please call 909-621-4902 or visit our website at www.colapublib.org.

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October 19, 2012

 

Through October, 2012

Join the Arbor Day Foundation in October And Receive Five Free Crapemyrtle Trees. The Arbor Day Foundation will brighten up your fall by offering five free crapemyrtle trees when you join the Foundation in October. The free trees are part of the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation’s Trees for America campaign, a program dedicated to environmental stewardship through tree planting. New members of the Arbor Day Foundation also receive The Tree Book, which includes information about tree planting and care.

To receive the free crapemyrtle trees, send a $10 membership contribution to Five Crapemyrtles, Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, NE 68410, by October 31, 2012, or join online at arborday.org/october.

Category: GeneralMonrovia Public Library Job & Career Center: Job Scout

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October 19, 2012N/A

Monrovia

Through October, 2012

The Monrovia Public Library is piloting a new job resource called Job Scout through October, 2013. Currently in beta testing, Job Scout is digital literacy tools that helps users gain the internet skills necessary to look for a job in today’s market. This resource was built in cooperation with the California State Library. Job Scout is currently available on the Library’s website (www.monroviapubliclibrary.org) under Education and Careers. For more information, Job Scout can be found at www.myjobscout.org or call the Library at 626-256-8274 and ask for the Adult Reference Desk.

Category: GeneralSock-O-Rama

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October 19, 2012

 

Temple City

 

Now through Dec. 17

Temple City residents are invited to participate in two holiday donation drives this holiday season—Sock-O-Rama and Santa’s Paws & Claws—with donations accepted through Dec. 17 at City Hall, 9701 Las Tunas Dr. and Live Oak Park Community Center, 10144 Bogue St. Sock-O-Rama will help the less fortunate with toiletries and basic clothing items. Requested items in need include basic white t-shirts for men; new white socks for men, women and children; and packaged toothbrushes and toothpaste. All donations will be distributed to the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System and Los Angeles Ambulatory Care Center which assist veterans; and the Foothill Unity Center and New Beginnings Family Church that provide support services for homeless individuals and low-income families.

Category: GeneralRemaining Performances

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October 19, 2012

 

Pasadena

 

Thu-Sat, October 18-20

Pasadena City College Theater Department students will be performingEuripides' Hecuba. Oct. 18 at 8 p.m.; Oct. 19 at 8 p.m.; Oct. 20 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tickets are sold at the door only, starting one hour prior to the performance. The cost is $5 for general admission and $3 for students, seniors, and PCC staff.  The Box Office accepts cash or checks only, no credit or debit cards. Parking is available in any student lot for $2. Parking permits are available in lot vending machines.

For further information please call (626) 585-7216 or visit www.pasadena.edu/performingarts.

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October 20, 2012

 

Through October, 2012

Join the Arbor Day Foundation in October And Receive Five Free Crapemyrtle Trees. The Arbor Day Foundation will brighten up your fall by offering five free crapemyrtle trees when you join the Foundation in October. The free trees are part of the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation’s Trees for America campaign, a program dedicated to environmental stewardship through tree planting. New members of the Arbor Day Foundation also receive The Tree Book, which includes information about tree planting and care.

To receive the free crapemyrtle trees, send a $10 membership contribution to Five Crapemyrtles, Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, NE 68410, by October 31, 2012, or join online at arborday.org/october.

Category: GeneralMonrovia Public Library Job & Career Center: Job Scout

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October 20, 2012N/A

Monrovia

Through October, 2012

The Monrovia Public Library is piloting a new job resource called Job Scout through October, 2013. Currently in beta testing, Job Scout is digital literacy tools that helps users gain the internet skills necessary to look for a job in today’s market. This resource was built in cooperation with the California State Library. Job Scout is currently available on the Library’s website (www.monroviapubliclibrary.org) under Education and Careers. For more information, Job Scout can be found at www.myjobscout.org or call the Library at 626-256-8274 and ask for the Adult Reference Desk.

Category: GeneralSock-O-Rama

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October 20, 2012

 

Temple City

 

Now through Dec. 17

Temple City residents are invited to participate in two holiday donation drives this holiday season—Sock-O-Rama and Santa’s Paws & Claws—with donations accepted through Dec. 17 at City Hall, 9701 Las Tunas Dr. and Live Oak Park Community Center, 10144 Bogue St. Sock-O-Rama will help the less fortunate with toiletries and basic clothing items. Requested items in need include basic white t-shirts for men; new white socks for men, women and children; and packaged toothbrushes and toothpaste. All donations will be distributed to the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System and Los Angeles Ambulatory Care Center which assist veterans; and the Foothill Unity Center and New Beginnings Family Church that provide support services for homeless individuals and low-income families.

Category: GeneralRemaining Performances

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October 20, 2012

 

Pasadena

 

Thu-Sat, October 18-20

Pasadena City College Theater Department students will be performingEuripides' Hecuba. Oct. 18 at 8 p.m.; Oct. 19 at 8 p.m.; Oct. 20 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tickets are sold at the door only, starting one hour prior to the performance. The cost is $5 for general admission and $3 for students, seniors, and PCC staff.  The Box Office accepts cash or checks only, no credit or debit cards. Parking is available in any student lot for $2. Parking permits are available in lot vending machines.

For further information please call (626) 585-7216 or visit www.pasadena.edu/performingarts.

Category: GeneralPumpkin Festival at Cal Poly Pomona

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October 20, 2012N/A

 

Pomona

 

Sat-Sun, October 20 & 21

Choose from thousands of pumpkins right out of the patch. Eat and play games at the College of Agriculture student club booths or head over to our popular Insect Fair featuring nearly 500,000 live and preserved insects. We also have a corn maze, petting zoo, horse rides, entertainment, and lots of activities for kids! If you like pancakes, we've got them. Join us for our pancake breakfast and bring your appetite!

Category: GeneralSouth El Monte Hosts Fire Station 90 Appreciation Day and Open House

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October 20, 2012

 

South El Monte

 

Saturday, October 20

Bring the whole family for a fun-filled day at the City of South El Monte’s annual Fire Station 90 Appreciation Day and Open House on Saturday, October 20, 2012, from 9:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m., at the Los Angeles County Fire Station 90, 10115 Rush Street, South El Monte.  Festivities commence with a delicious pancake breakfast, followed by an array of amusing activities, including a fire station tour, interactive displays from the L.A. County Fire Department, exhibits of fire fighter vehicles, life-saving demonstrations, picture opportunities with Sparky the Fire Dog mascot, kid-friendly activities and more. This free event is open to the public.  For additional information, please contact the South El Monte Community Center at 626.579.2043.

Category: GeneralMemories of El Monte Celebration

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October 20, 2012

 

El Monte

 

Saturday, October 20

Come for a Classic Car Show, art, live music and entertainment. Food trucks and more!

All at Arceo Park, 3125 Tyler Avenue, El Monte, 91731. 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM.

Category: GeneralHarvest Festival

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October 20, 2012

Temple City
Saturday, October 20Epiphany Catholic School cordially invites all of you to their annual Harvest Festival on Saturday, October 20th from 2 pm to 10 pm and Sunday, October 21, from 11 am to 9 pm. Join us in welcoming the fall season with delicious treats including funnel cakes, menudo, burritos, tacos de carne asada, sopes and other yummy food. Festivities will include live entertainment, a Halloween costume contest, face painting, game booths, jumpers, pumpkins for sale, different vendors. Please come and bring your family, friends, and all the goblins, ghosts, and witches to join us on this fun filled weekend. 10915 Michael Hunt Dr. South El Monte, Ca 91733 If you would like to make a donation or be a part of this festivity please contac the school office for more information contact Theresa at 626-442-6658.

Category: GeneralHarvest Festival

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October 20, 2012

 

South El Monte

Saturday, October 20

Epiphany Catholic School cordially invites all of you to their annual Harvest Festival on Saturday, October 20th from 2 pm to 10 pm and Sunday, October 21, from 11 am to 9 pm.  Join us in welcoming the fall season with delicious treats including funnel cakes, menudo, burritos, tacos de carne asada, sopes and other yummy food.  Festivities will include live entertainment, a Halloween costume contest, face painting, game booths, jumpers, pumpkins for sale, different vendors.  Please come and bring your family, friends, and all the goblins, ghosts, and witches to join us on this fun filled weekend. 10915 Michael Hunt Dr. South El Monte, Ca 91733 If you would like to make a donation or be a part of this festivity please contact the school office for more information contact Theresa at 626-442-6658.

Category: GeneralHarvest Festival

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October 20, 2012

South El Monte

Saturday, October 20

Epiphany Catholic School cordially invites all of you to their annual Harvest Festival on Saturday, October 20th from 2 pm to 10 pm and Sunday, October 21, from 11 am to 9 pm.  Join us in welcoming the fall season with delicious treats including funnel cakes, menudo, burritos, tacos de carne asada, sopes and other yummy food.  Festivities will include live entertainment, a Halloween costume contest, face painting, game booths, jumpers, pumpkins for sale, different vendors.  Please come and bring your family, friends, and all the goblins, ghosts, and witches to join us on this fun filled weekend. 10915 Michael Hunt Dr. South El Monte, Ca 91733 If you would like to make a donation or be a part of this festivity please contact the school office for more information contact Theresa at 626-442-6658.

Category: GeneralSan Gabriel Valley

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October 20, 2012

 

Rosemead

 

Saturday, October 20

Join us for our second annual "Tea for Tails", a High Tea and Doggy Fashion Show. Saturday, October 20 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM at the California Mission Inn's Chapel, 8417 Mission Drive, Rosemead, CA 91770. Special guest speaker is Patrice Tyan, Pet Psychic. there will be Pet Adoptions, Costumes for Sale, Crafts and Jewelry and Specialty Edibles. Donation (minimum $40 per ticket) RSVP to SGVHS at (626) 286-1159. Seating is limited. The San Gabriel Valley Humane Society is a 501 (c) Non-profit organization. Fed tax ID number 95-1661090.

Category: GeneralTo Toxic to Trash

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October 20, 2012

 

Baldwin Park

 

Saturday, October 20

Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste Roundup. Saturday, October 20 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM at Morgan Park, 4100 Baldwin Park Blvd., Rear parking lot. What you CAN bring:  Brake fluid, Paint thinner, Cleaners with acid or lye, Household electronic waste, Cellular Phones

What you CAN'T bring:

Hazardous waste and electronic waste from businesses, Explosive, ammunition and radio active materials, Trash and Tires,  Controlled Substances.

Category: GeneralCELEBRATES 50th ANNIVERSARY WITH “RIO FEST”

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October 20, 2012

 

Whittier

Saturday, October 20

As part of the ongoing celebration of its 50th Anniversary, Rio Hondo will host a multi-generational event with a special celebration for students, families, and the community. "Rio Fest" takes place Saturday, Oct. 20, from 3 to 9 p.m. on the College’s Soccer Field. Advance tickets for "Rio Fest" are $5 and available in Student Life & Leadership, Student Union Building (SU 202) or at www.riohondo.edu. Day of event tickets are $10; $5 for children 6-11. Children five and younger are free. Free parking available in Lots 1-6 and Lot C.

Category: General626 Night Market at Santa Anita Park

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October 20, 2012

 

Arcadia

 

Sat-Sun, October 20 & 21

The largest Asian night market in Los Angeles. October 20 & 21, 2012, Saturday: 3pm - 1am, Sunday: 3pm - 11pm

Free admission!  Arrive early from 3 - 4pm for $4 parking and free horse racing.  First 1,000 adults receive free $2 betting vouchers.  One $500 voucher per day! Parking after 4pm is $7. Event Address:

626 Night Market @ Santa Anita Park infield,  285 W. Huntington Drive, Arcadia, 91007. Enter through Gate 5 or 6 off Colorado Place.

Category: GeneralFounders Day

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October 20, 2012

El Monte

Saturday, October 20

El Monte Moose Lodge Founders Day 100th Anniversary Celebration is Saturday, October 20. Dinner at 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Special steak dinner with all the trimmings. Special presentation begins at 7:00 PM and dancing begins at 8:00 PM. Featuring music by "The Krewzers".

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October 21, 2012

 

Through October, 2012

Join the Arbor Day Foundation in October And Receive Five Free Crapemyrtle Trees. The Arbor Day Foundation will brighten up your fall by offering five free crapemyrtle trees when you join the Foundation in October. The free trees are part of the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation’s Trees for America campaign, a program dedicated to environmental stewardship through tree planting. New members of the Arbor Day Foundation also receive The Tree Book, which includes information about tree planting and care.

To receive the free crapemyrtle trees, send a $10 membership contribution to Five Crapemyrtles, Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, NE 68410, by October 31, 2012, or join online at arborday.org/october.

Category: GeneralMonrovia Public Library Job & Career Center: Job Scout

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October 21, 2012N/A

Monrovia

Through October, 2012

The Monrovia Public Library is piloting a new job resource called Job Scout through October, 2013. Currently in beta testing, Job Scout is digital literacy tools that helps users gain the internet skills necessary to look for a job in today’s market. This resource was built in cooperation with the California State Library. Job Scout is currently available on the Library’s website (www.monroviapubliclibrary.org) under Education and Careers. For more information, Job Scout can be found at www.myjobscout.org or call the Library at 626-256-8274 and ask for the Adult Reference Desk.

Category: GeneralSock-O-Rama

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October 21, 2012

 

Temple City

 

Now through Dec. 17

Temple City residents are invited to participate in two holiday donation drives this holiday season—Sock-O-Rama and Santa’s Paws & Claws—with donations accepted through Dec. 17 at City Hall, 9701 Las Tunas Dr. and Live Oak Park Community Center, 10144 Bogue St. Sock-O-Rama will help the less fortunate with toiletries and basic clothing items. Requested items in need include basic white t-shirts for men; new white socks for men, women and children; and packaged toothbrushes and toothpaste. All donations will be distributed to the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System and Los Angeles Ambulatory Care Center which assist veterans; and the Foothill Unity Center and New Beginnings Family Church that provide support services for homeless individuals and low-income families.

Category: GeneralPumpkin Festival at Cal Poly Pomona

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October 21, 2012N/A

 

Pomona

 

Sat-Sun, October 20 & 21

Choose from thousands of pumpkins right out of the patch. Eat and play games at the College of Agriculture student club booths or head over to our popular Insect Fair featuring nearly 500,000 live and preserved insects. We also have a corn maze, petting zoo, horse rides, entertainment, and lots of activities for kids! If you like pancakes, we've got them. Join us for our pancake breakfast and bring your appetite!

Category: General626 Night Market at Santa Anita Park

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October 21, 2012

 

Arcadia

 

Sat-Sun, October 20 & 21

The largest Asian night market in Los Angeles. October 20 & 21, 2012, Saturday: 3pm - 1am, Sunday: 3pm - 11pm

Free admission!  Arrive early from 3 - 4pm for $4 parking and free horse racing.  First 1,000 adults receive free $2 betting vouchers.  One $500 voucher per day! Parking after 4pm is $7. Event Address:

626 Night Market @ Santa Anita Park infield,  285 W. Huntington Drive, Arcadia, 91007. Enter through Gate 5 or 6 off Colorado Place.

Category: GeneralHarvest Festival

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October 21, 2012

South El Monte

Saturday, October 20

Epiphany Catholic School cordially invites all of you to their annual Harvest Festival on Saturday, October 20th from 2 pm to 10 pm and Sunday, October 21, from 11 am to 9 pm.  Join us in welcoming the fall season with delicious treats including funnel cakes, menudo, burritos, tacos de carne asada, sopes and other yummy food.  Festivities will include live entertainment, a Halloween costume contest, face painting, game booths, jumpers, pumpkins for sale, different vendors.  Please come and bring your family, friends, and all the goblins, ghosts, and witches to join us on this fun filled weekend. 10915 Michael Hunt Dr. South El Monte, Ca 91733 If you would like to make a donation or be a part of this festivity please contact the school office for more information contact Theresa at 626-442-6658.

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October 22, 2012

 

Through October, 2012

Join the Arbor Day Foundation in October And Receive Five Free Crapemyrtle Trees. The Arbor Day Foundation will brighten up your fall by offering five free crapemyrtle trees when you join the Foundation in October. The free trees are part of the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation’s Trees for America campaign, a program dedicated to environmental stewardship through tree planting. New members of the Arbor Day Foundation also receive The Tree Book, which includes information about tree planting and care.

To receive the free crapemyrtle trees, send a $10 membership contribution to Five Crapemyrtles, Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, NE 68410, by October 31, 2012, or join online at arborday.org/october.

Category: GeneralMonrovia Public Library Job & Career Center: Job Scout

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October 22, 2012N/A

Monrovia

Through October, 2012

The Monrovia Public Library is piloting a new job resource called Job Scout through October, 2013. Currently in beta testing, Job Scout is digital literacy tools that helps users gain the internet skills necessary to look for a job in today’s market. This resource was built in cooperation with the California State Library. Job Scout is currently available on the Library’s website (www.monroviapubliclibrary.org) under Education and Careers. For more information, Job Scout can be found at www.myjobscout.org or call the Library at 626-256-8274 and ask for the Adult Reference Desk.

Category: GeneralSock-O-Rama

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October 22, 2012

 

Temple City

 

Now through Dec. 17

Temple City residents are invited to participate in two holiday donation drives this holiday season—Sock-O-Rama and Santa’s Paws & Claws—with donations accepted through Dec. 17 at City Hall, 9701 Las Tunas Dr. and Live Oak Park Community Center, 10144 Bogue St. Sock-O-Rama will help the less fortunate with toiletries and basic clothing items. Requested items in need include basic white t-shirts for men; new white socks for men, women and children; and packaged toothbrushes and toothpaste. All donations will be distributed to the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System and Los Angeles Ambulatory Care Center which assist veterans; and the Foothill Unity Center and New Beginnings Family Church that provide support services for homeless individuals and low-income families.

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October 23, 2012

 

Through October, 2012

Join the Arbor Day Foundation in October And Receive Five Free Crapemyrtle Trees. The Arbor Day Foundation will brighten up your fall by offering five free crapemyrtle trees when you join the Foundation in October. The free trees are part of the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation’s Trees for America campaign, a program dedicated to environmental stewardship through tree planting. New members of the Arbor Day Foundation also receive The Tree Book, which includes information about tree planting and care.

To receive the free crapemyrtle trees, send a $10 membership contribution to Five Crapemyrtles, Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, NE 68410, by October 31, 2012, or join online at arborday.org/october.

Category: GeneralMonrovia Public Library Job & Career Center: Job Scout

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October 23, 2012N/A

Monrovia

Through October, 2012

The Monrovia Public Library is piloting a new job resource called Job Scout through October, 2013. Currently in beta testing, Job Scout is digital literacy tools that helps users gain the internet skills necessary to look for a job in today’s market. This resource was built in cooperation with the California State Library. Job Scout is currently available on the Library’s website (www.monroviapubliclibrary.org) under Education and Careers. For more information, Job Scout can be found at www.myjobscout.org or call the Library at 626-256-8274 and ask for the Adult Reference Desk.

Category: GeneralSock-O-Rama

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October 23, 2012

 

Temple City

 

Now through Dec. 17

Temple City residents are invited to participate in two holiday donation drives this holiday season—Sock-O-Rama and Santa’s Paws & Claws—with donations accepted through Dec. 17 at City Hall, 9701 Las Tunas Dr. and Live Oak Park Community Center, 10144 Bogue St. Sock-O-Rama will help the less fortunate with toiletries and basic clothing items. Requested items in need include basic white t-shirts for men; new white socks for men, women and children; and packaged toothbrushes and toothpaste. All donations will be distributed to the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System and Los Angeles Ambulatory Care Center which assist veterans; and the Foothill Unity Center and New Beginnings Family Church that provide support services for homeless individuals and low-income families.

Category: GeneralSister Cities of Pasadena

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October 23, 2012

Pasadena

Tuesday, October 23

Join Mayor Takeshi Toyooka of Mishima Japan and a delegation of 30 officials for a 55th Anniversay Celebration Dinner. Celebration to be held at the University Club of Pasadena, 175 N. Oakland Avenue, Pasadena, 91101. PSCC members $50.00 per person, non-members $55.00 per person. For more information and reservations call (626) 405-0185.

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October 24, 2012

 

Through October, 2012

Join the Arbor Day Foundation in October And Receive Five Free Crapemyrtle Trees. The Arbor Day Foundation will brighten up your fall by offering five free crapemyrtle trees when you join the Foundation in October. The free trees are part of the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation’s Trees for America campaign, a program dedicated to environmental stewardship through tree planting. New members of the Arbor Day Foundation also receive The Tree Book, which includes information about tree planting and care.

To receive the free crapemyrtle trees, send a $10 membership contribution to Five Crapemyrtles, Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, NE 68410, by October 31, 2012, or join online at arborday.org/october.

Category: GeneralMonrovia Public Library Job & Career Center: Job Scout

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October 24, 2012N/A

Monrovia

Through October, 2012

The Monrovia Public Library is piloting a new job resource called Job Scout through October, 2013. Currently in beta testing, Job Scout is digital literacy tools that helps users gain the internet skills necessary to look for a job in today’s market. This resource was built in cooperation with the California State Library. Job Scout is currently available on the Library’s website (www.monroviapubliclibrary.org) under Education and Careers. For more information, Job Scout can be found at www.myjobscout.org or call the Library at 626-256-8274 and ask for the Adult Reference Desk.

Category: GeneralSock-O-Rama

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October 24, 2012

 

Temple City

 

Now through Dec. 17

Temple City residents are invited to participate in two holiday donation drives this holiday season—Sock-O-Rama and Santa’s Paws & Claws—with donations accepted through Dec. 17 at City Hall, 9701 Las Tunas Dr. and Live Oak Park Community Center, 10144 Bogue St. Sock-O-Rama will help the less fortunate with toiletries and basic clothing items. Requested items in need include basic white t-shirts for men; new white socks for men, women and children; and packaged toothbrushes and toothpaste. All donations will be distributed to the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System and Los Angeles Ambulatory Care Center which assist veterans; and the Foothill Unity Center and New Beginnings Family Church that provide support services for homeless individuals and low-income families.

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October 25, 2012

 

Through October, 2012

Join the Arbor Day Foundation in October And Receive Five Free Crapemyrtle Trees. The Arbor Day Foundation will brighten up your fall by offering five free crapemyrtle trees when you join the Foundation in October. The free trees are part of the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation’s Trees for America campaign, a program dedicated to environmental stewardship through tree planting. New members of the Arbor Day Foundation also receive The Tree Book, which includes information about tree planting and care.

To receive the free crapemyrtle trees, send a $10 membership contribution to Five Crapemyrtles, Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, NE 68410, by October 31, 2012, or join online at arborday.org/october.

Category: GeneralMonrovia Public Library Job & Career Center: Job Scout

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October 25, 2012N/A

Monrovia

Through October, 2012

The Monrovia Public Library is piloting a new job resource called Job Scout through October, 2013. Currently in beta testing, Job Scout is digital literacy tools that helps users gain the internet skills necessary to look for a job in today’s market. This resource was built in cooperation with the California State Library. Job Scout is currently available on the Library’s website (www.monroviapubliclibrary.org) under Education and Careers. For more information, Job Scout can be found at www.myjobscout.org or call the Library at 626-256-8274 and ask for the Adult Reference Desk.

Category: GeneralSock-O-Rama

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October 25, 2012

 

Temple City

 

Now through Dec. 17

Temple City residents are invited to participate in two holiday donation drives this holiday season—Sock-O-Rama and Santa’s Paws & Claws—with donations accepted through Dec. 17 at City Hall, 9701 Las Tunas Dr. and Live Oak Park Community Center, 10144 Bogue St. Sock-O-Rama will help the less fortunate with toiletries and basic clothing items. Requested items in need include basic white t-shirts for men; new white socks for men, women and children; and packaged toothbrushes and toothpaste. All donations will be distributed to the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System and Los Angeles Ambulatory Care Center which assist veterans; and the Foothill Unity Center and New Beginnings Family Church that provide support services for homeless individuals and low-income families.

Category: GeneralHalloween Luncheon

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October 25, 2012

El Monte

Thursday, October 25

The El Monte Jack Crippen Senior Center will be hosting a special Halloween Luncheon and Dance on Thursday, October 25th. Doors open at 10:00 AM and lunch is served at 11:30 AM. A "Specatacular" lunch will be served. Following lunch, dance to the music of all decades, featuring live entertainment! Special Halloween goodies will be part of the fun! Costumes encouraged. Cost for this event is $2.00 (60 years of age and over). Advance ticket sales only. Transportation will be provided to El Monte residents only (50 eyars of age and over) by calling the Transportation office at (626) 580-2217. For more information call (626) 580-2211.

Category: GeneralHalloween Luncheon & Dance

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October 25, 2012

 

El Monte

 

Thursday, October 25

 

The El Monte Jack Crippen Senior Center will be hosting a special Halloween Luncheon and Dance on Thursday, October 25th. Doors open at 10:00 AM and lunch is served at 11:30 AM. A "Specatacular" lunch will be served. Following lunch, dance to the music of all decades, featuring live entertainment! Special Halloween goodies will be part of the fun! Costumes encouraged. Cost for this event is $2.00 (60 years of age and over). Advance ticket sales only. Transportation will be provided to El Monte residents only (50 eyars of age and over) by calling the Transportation office at (626) 580-2217. For more information call (626) 580-2211.

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October 26, 2012

 

Through October, 2012

Join the Arbor Day Foundation in October And Receive Five Free Crapemyrtle Trees. The Arbor Day Foundation will brighten up your fall by offering five free crapemyrtle trees when you join the Foundation in October. The free trees are part of the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation’s Trees for America campaign, a program dedicated to environmental stewardship through tree planting. New members of the Arbor Day Foundation also receive The Tree Book, which includes information about tree planting and care.

To receive the free crapemyrtle trees, send a $10 membership contribution to Five Crapemyrtles, Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, NE 68410, by October 31, 2012, or join online at arborday.org/october.

Category: GeneralMonrovia Public Library Job & Career Center: Job Scout

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October 26, 2012N/A

Monrovia

Through October, 2012

The Monrovia Public Library is piloting a new job resource called Job Scout through October, 2013. Currently in beta testing, Job Scout is digital literacy tools that helps users gain the internet skills necessary to look for a job in today’s market. This resource was built in cooperation with the California State Library. Job Scout is currently available on the Library’s website (www.monroviapubliclibrary.org) under Education and Careers. For more information, Job Scout can be found at www.myjobscout.org or call the Library at 626-256-8274 and ask for the Adult Reference Desk.

Category: GeneralSock-O-Rama

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October 26, 2012

 

Temple City

 

Now through Dec. 17

Temple City residents are invited to participate in two holiday donation drives this holiday season—Sock-O-Rama and Santa’s Paws & Claws—with donations accepted through Dec. 17 at City Hall, 9701 Las Tunas Dr. and Live Oak Park Community Center, 10144 Bogue St. Sock-O-Rama will help the less fortunate with toiletries and basic clothing items. Requested items in need include basic white t-shirts for men; new white socks for men, women and children; and packaged toothbrushes and toothpaste. All donations will be distributed to the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System and Los Angeles Ambulatory Care Center which assist veterans; and the Foothill Unity Center and New Beginnings Family Church that provide support services for homeless individuals and low-income families.

Category: GeneralJob Hunters Boot Camp

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October 26, 2012

 

Pasadena

 

Friday, October 26

There will be workshops on interview skills and resume writing.  You can even learn how to start your own business or get help if you are a veteran looking for work. It’s free and open to the public. Registration begins at 8:30 AM. Pasadena Community College, 1570 East Colorado Boulevard Pasadena, CA 91106.

Category: GeneralOctoberfest Bunco Night

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October 26, 2012

 

South El Monte

 

Friday, October 26

Dinner - Games - Prizes.

Come for Sausage Dogs & Hot Dogs with all the trimmings, Potato Salad, Chips, Fruit and Desserts. Plenty of tasty Apple Cider too! $10.00 donation includes dinner and games. Proceeds go for student scholarships. All this fun is brought to you by the Soroptimist International Club of El Monte/South El Monte.

Shively School, 1431 N. Central Ave. South El Monte.

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October 27, 2012

 

Through October, 2012

Join the Arbor Day Foundation in October And Receive Five Free Crapemyrtle Trees. The Arbor Day Foundation will brighten up your fall by offering five free crapemyrtle trees when you join the Foundation in October. The free trees are part of the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation’s Trees for America campaign, a program dedicated to environmental stewardship through tree planting. New members of the Arbor Day Foundation also receive The Tree Book, which includes information about tree planting and care.

To receive the free crapemyrtle trees, send a $10 membership contribution to Five Crapemyrtles, Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, NE 68410, by October 31, 2012, or join online at arborday.org/october.

Category: GeneralMonrovia Public Library Job & Career Center: Job Scout

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October 27, 2012N/A

Monrovia

Through October, 2012

The Monrovia Public Library is piloting a new job resource called Job Scout through October, 2013. Currently in beta testing, Job Scout is digital literacy tools that helps users gain the internet skills necessary to look for a job in today’s market. This resource was built in cooperation with the California State Library. Job Scout is currently available on the Library’s website (www.monroviapubliclibrary.org) under Education and Careers. For more information, Job Scout can be found at www.myjobscout.org or call the Library at 626-256-8274 and ask for the Adult Reference Desk.

Category: GeneralSock-O-Rama

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October 27, 2012

 

Temple City

 

Now through Dec. 17

Temple City residents are invited to participate in two holiday donation drives this holiday season—Sock-O-Rama and Santa’s Paws & Claws—with donations accepted through Dec. 17 at City Hall, 9701 Las Tunas Dr. and Live Oak Park Community Center, 10144 Bogue St. Sock-O-Rama will help the less fortunate with toiletries and basic clothing items. Requested items in need include basic white t-shirts for men; new white socks for men, women and children; and packaged toothbrushes and toothpaste. All donations will be distributed to the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System and Los Angeles Ambulatory Care Center which assist veterans; and the Foothill Unity Center and New Beginnings Family Church that provide support services for homeless individuals and low-income families.

Category: GeneralKIDSPACE Annual

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October 27, 2012

 

Pasadena

 

Sat-Sun Oct 27 & 28

Kidspace Children’s Museum will host the 18th Annual Pumpkin Festival on October 27-28, 2012, in Brookside Park, directly in front of Kidspace Children’s Museum.  Festival hours are from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.  Festival admission is free and the community is invited. .  For more information and a calendar of events, please visit: www.kidspacemuseum.org or on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/KidspaceChildrensMuseum.

Category: GeneralDay of the Dead/Dia de los Muertos in El Monte

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October 27, 2012

 

El Monte

 

Saturday, October 27

Come for the event and enjoy discounts and sales all along the Valley Mall Blvd merchants and restaurants! The Nuvein Foundation for Literature and the Arts and the Downtown El Monte Business Association are proud to partner again to bring the 3rd edition of this community artistic and cultural celebration to life at the Valley Mall in El Monte. The event will feature Altars, a curated Art Galeria, booths and vendors, mariachi, folklorico dancers, Aztec Danza, teatro, poet(a)s, local Valley Mall food vendors, and much more! The event will be taking place in the Valley Mall lot between Monterrey Ave and Granada Ave from 11:00am until 6:00pm.

Category: GeneralFree CIAM Job Fair

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October 27, 2012

 

El Monte

 

Saturday, October 27

Have a College Degree and having a tough time landing a job leading ot the career you want? Get a Great Job Fast! takes participants through the steps tha thave a proven record of success. Led by Dr. William A. Cohen, an award winning professor and author.

October 27, 2012 at Longo Toyota "Penske College" classroom, 3534 Peck Road, El Monte, CA 91731 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM. For more info or to make a reservation call the El Monte/South El Monte Chamber of Commerce at (626) 443-0180.

Category: GeneralAnother Halloween Dance

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October 27, 2012

El Monte

Saturday, October 27

The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 261 of El Monte is holding a Halloween Dinner, Dance and Karaoke event, Saturday, October 27 at 6:00 PM til midnight. Door prizes and 50/50 throughout the night. Proceeds go to help our Veterans. Cost is $15.00 per person and $25 per couple. Post 261 is located at 4542 N. Peck Road in El Monte. Call Betty Ramos for more information at (626) 452-3109.

Category: GeneralHalloween Dance

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October 27, 2012

El Monte

Saturday, October 27

Live Band, Costume Contest, Raffles, Dancing, Food and Fun. Support your local VFW Post 10218. Dinner is from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM, dancing til 12:00 AM.  Located at 11126 Ramona Blvd., El Monte, 91733. See ad below right.

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Category: GeneralEnjoy the Beauty of Fall

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October 28, 2012

 

Through October, 2012

Join the Arbor Day Foundation in October And Receive Five Free Crapemyrtle Trees. The Arbor Day Foundation will brighten up your fall by offering five free crapemyrtle trees when you join the Foundation in October. The free trees are part of the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation’s Trees for America campaign, a program dedicated to environmental stewardship through tree planting. New members of the Arbor Day Foundation also receive The Tree Book, which includes information about tree planting and care.

To receive the free crapemyrtle trees, send a $10 membership contribution to Five Crapemyrtles, Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, NE 68410, by October 31, 2012, or join online at arborday.org/october.

Category: GeneralMonrovia Public Library Job & Career Center: Job Scout

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October 28, 2012N/A

Monrovia

Through October, 2012

The Monrovia Public Library is piloting a new job resource called Job Scout through October, 2013. Currently in beta testing, Job Scout is digital literacy tools that helps users gain the internet skills necessary to look for a job in today’s market. This resource was built in cooperation with the California State Library. Job Scout is currently available on the Library’s website (www.monroviapubliclibrary.org) under Education and Careers. For more information, Job Scout can be found at www.myjobscout.org or call the Library at 626-256-8274 and ask for the Adult Reference Desk.

Category: GeneralSock-O-Rama

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October 28, 2012

 

Temple City

 

Now through Dec. 17

Temple City residents are invited to participate in two holiday donation drives this holiday season—Sock-O-Rama and Santa’s Paws & Claws—with donations accepted through Dec. 17 at City Hall, 9701 Las Tunas Dr. and Live Oak Park Community Center, 10144 Bogue St. Sock-O-Rama will help the less fortunate with toiletries and basic clothing items. Requested items in need include basic white t-shirts for men; new white socks for men, women and children; and packaged toothbrushes and toothpaste. All donations will be distributed to the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System and Los Angeles Ambulatory Care Center which assist veterans; and the Foothill Unity Center and New Beginnings Family Church that provide support services for homeless individuals and low-income families.

Category: GeneralKIDSPACE Annual

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October 28, 2012

 

Pasadena

 

Sat-Sun Oct 27 & 28

Kidspace Children’s Museum will host the 18th Annual Pumpkin Festival on October 27-28, 2012, in Brookside Park, directly in front of Kidspace Children’s Museum.  Festival hours are from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.  Festival admission is free and the community is invited. .  For more information and a calendar of events, please visit: www.kidspacemuseum.org or on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/KidspaceChildrensMuseum.

Category: GeneralLaughlin Trip

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October 28, 2012N/A

El Monte

Sun - Tues, Oct. 28-30

Club Durazo announces trip to Laughlin: Edge-Water Hotel Casino. $93.00 each (single occupancy) 2 Night at Edge Water Hotel Casino includes: transportation, hotel, 2 buffet at the casino and 1 free buffet at Mi Hacienda and free coffee and donuts. Will meet at the Jack Crippen Multipurpose Senior Center at 3120 N. Tyler Ave., El Monte. (Please park in the mid section of the parking lot). For further information please contact Viola Flores: (626) 455-0813, or Mando Hernandez at (562) 204-8230.

 

Category: GeneralAnnual Fall Festival

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October 28, 2012

San Gabriel

Sunday, October 28

San Gabriel Academy is hosting its annual Fall Festival on October 28, 2012, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Come enjoy delicious food, fun games, and beautiful music! Come ready to shop as well; this year, we will have selected items from Bed, Bath, and Beyond and Home Depot for sale at significantly reduced prices. Admission is $1 per person. San Gabriel Academy: 8827 E. Broadway, San Gabriel, CA 91776.

Category: GeneralAnnual Fall Festival

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October 28, 2012

San Gabriel

Sunday, October 28

San Gabriel Academy is hosting its annual Fall Festival on October 28, 2012, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Come enjoy delicious food, fun games, and beautiful music! Come ready to shop as well; this year, we will have selected items from Bed, Bath, and Beyond and Home Depot for sale at significantly reduced prices. Admission is $1 per person. San Gabriel Academy: 8827 E. Broadway, San Gabriel, CA 91776.

Category: GeneralFitness Day &

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October 28, 2012

 

Rosemead

 

Sunday, October 28

Located at the Garvey Community Center, 9108 Garvey Avenue from 11_00 AM to 3:30 PM. Some of the activities included will be health screenings, medical consultatios, cooking shows, food tasting, senior haircuts.

Category: GeneralVerdi’s Un Ballo in Maschera

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October 28, 2012

Los Angeles

Sunday, October 28

The Buffs will present a concert version for five principals and chamber orchestra of one opera, Verdi’s Un Ballo in Maschera, on Sunday, October 28 at 2:30 p.m. at the Colburn School’s Zipper Hall in downtown Los Angeles. The opera will be sung in Italian, with English supertitles. Zipper Hall, The Colburn School

200 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles 90012. Suggested contribution: $25/ students $5

323.851.5204. www.operabuffs.org

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Category: GeneralEnjoy the Beauty of Fall

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October 29, 2012

 

Through October, 2012

Join the Arbor Day Foundation in October And Receive Five Free Crapemyrtle Trees. The Arbor Day Foundation will brighten up your fall by offering five free crapemyrtle trees when you join the Foundation in October. The free trees are part of the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation’s Trees for America campaign, a program dedicated to environmental stewardship through tree planting. New members of the Arbor Day Foundation also receive The Tree Book, which includes information about tree planting and care.

To receive the free crapemyrtle trees, send a $10 membership contribution to Five Crapemyrtles, Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, NE 68410, by October 31, 2012, or join online at arborday.org/october.

Category: GeneralMonrovia Public Library Job & Career Center: Job Scout

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October 29, 2012N/A

Monrovia

Through October, 2012

The Monrovia Public Library is piloting a new job resource called Job Scout through October, 2013. Currently in beta testing, Job Scout is digital literacy tools that helps users gain the internet skills necessary to look for a job in today’s market. This resource was built in cooperation with the California State Library. Job Scout is currently available on the Library’s website (www.monroviapubliclibrary.org) under Education and Careers. For more information, Job Scout can be found at www.myjobscout.org or call the Library at 626-256-8274 and ask for the Adult Reference Desk.

Category: GeneralSock-O-Rama

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October 29, 2012

 

Temple City

 

Now through Dec. 17

Temple City residents are invited to participate in two holiday donation drives this holiday season—Sock-O-Rama and Santa’s Paws & Claws—with donations accepted through Dec. 17 at City Hall, 9701 Las Tunas Dr. and Live Oak Park Community Center, 10144 Bogue St. Sock-O-Rama will help the less fortunate with toiletries and basic clothing items. Requested items in need include basic white t-shirts for men; new white socks for men, women and children; and packaged toothbrushes and toothpaste. All donations will be distributed to the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System and Los Angeles Ambulatory Care Center which assist veterans; and the Foothill Unity Center and New Beginnings Family Church that provide support services for homeless individuals and low-income families.

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Category: GeneralEnjoy the Beauty of Fall

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October 30, 2012

 

Through October, 2012

Join the Arbor Day Foundation in October And Receive Five Free Crapemyrtle Trees. The Arbor Day Foundation will brighten up your fall by offering five free crapemyrtle trees when you join the Foundation in October. The free trees are part of the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation’s Trees for America campaign, a program dedicated to environmental stewardship through tree planting. New members of the Arbor Day Foundation also receive The Tree Book, which includes information about tree planting and care.

To receive the free crapemyrtle trees, send a $10 membership contribution to Five Crapemyrtles, Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, NE 68410, by October 31, 2012, or join online at arborday.org/october.

Category: GeneralMonrovia Public Library Job & Career Center: Job Scout

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October 30, 2012N/A

Monrovia

Through October, 2012

The Monrovia Public Library is piloting a new job resource called Job Scout through October, 2013. Currently in beta testing, Job Scout is digital literacy tools that helps users gain the internet skills necessary to look for a job in today’s market. This resource was built in cooperation with the California State Library. Job Scout is currently available on the Library’s website (www.monroviapubliclibrary.org) under Education and Careers. For more information, Job Scout can be found at www.myjobscout.org or call the Library at 626-256-8274 and ask for the Adult Reference Desk.

Category: GeneralSock-O-Rama

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October 30, 2012

 

Temple City

 

Now through Dec. 17

Temple City residents are invited to participate in two holiday donation drives this holiday season—Sock-O-Rama and Santa’s Paws & Claws—with donations accepted through Dec. 17 at City Hall, 9701 Las Tunas Dr. and Live Oak Park Community Center, 10144 Bogue St. Sock-O-Rama will help the less fortunate with toiletries and basic clothing items. Requested items in need include basic white t-shirts for men; new white socks for men, women and children; and packaged toothbrushes and toothpaste. All donations will be distributed to the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System and Los Angeles Ambulatory Care Center which assist veterans; and the Foothill Unity Center and New Beginnings Family Church that provide support services for homeless individuals and low-income families.

Category: GeneralLaughlin Trip

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October 30, 2012N/A

El Monte

Sun - Tues, Oct. 28-30

Club Durazo announces trip to Laughlin: Edge-Water Hotel Casino. $93.00 each (single occupancy) 2 Night at Edge Water Hotel Casino includes: transportation, hotel, 2 buffet at the casino and 1 free buffet at Mi Hacienda and free coffee and donuts. Will meet at the Jack Crippen Multipurpose Senior Center at 3120 N. Tyler Ave., El Monte. (Please park in the mid section of the parking lot). For further information please contact Viola Flores: (626) 455-0813, or Mando Hernandez at (562) 204-8230.

 

Category: GeneralFood Shortages in the SGV – Easy Ways You Can Help

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October 30, 2012

Irwindale

Month of November

Public and private donations to food pantries are dramatically down in 2012, but in the long economic downturn, more and more families have been impacted and are in critical need of food assistance.  The upcoming holidays are a time not only of great need, but also a great opportunity to help the hungry right here in the San Gabriel Valley for very low cost. The Irwindale Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce a program to help citizens and businesses partner with the Chamber to support Cory’s Kitchen, a local non-profit that provides food to over 600 local families.  Food donations, including frozen foods, can be dropped at the Chamber offices anytime between 9:00 AM Monday through Wednesday at noon, throughout the entire month of November.  Food donations will be picked up weekly by the special refrigerated truck operated by Cory’s Kitchen.  There is a particular need for frozen turkeys this year.

Category: GeneralSocial Secuirty Planning for Cancer

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October 30, 2012

 

Pasadena

 

Tuesday, October 30

A presentation on Social Security planning for cancer patients will be given at the Cancer Support Community-Pasadena on Tuesday October

30 2012 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The presentation is free of charge. Entitled "What Baby Boomers Need to Know," the presentation will be given by Pam Robinson, financial advisor, Strategic Financial Services. The program will focus on the factors to consider when deciding when to apply for social security benefits, how to coordinate Social Security with other retirement income, and much more. Location is the Cancer Support Community, 200 East Del Mar Blvd., Suite 118, Pasadena, Ca 91105.  626-796-1083.

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Category: GeneralEnjoy the Beauty of Fall

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October 31, 2012

 

Through October, 2012

Join the Arbor Day Foundation in October And Receive Five Free Crapemyrtle Trees. The Arbor Day Foundation will brighten up your fall by offering five free crapemyrtle trees when you join the Foundation in October. The free trees are part of the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation’s Trees for America campaign, a program dedicated to environmental stewardship through tree planting. New members of the Arbor Day Foundation also receive The Tree Book, which includes information about tree planting and care.

To receive the free crapemyrtle trees, send a $10 membership contribution to Five Crapemyrtles, Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, NE 68410, by October 31, 2012, or join online at arborday.org/october.

Category: GeneralMonrovia Public Library Job & Career Center: Job Scout

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October 31, 2012N/A

Monrovia

Through October, 2012

The Monrovia Public Library is piloting a new job resource called Job Scout through October, 2013. Currently in beta testing, Job Scout is digital literacy tools that helps users gain the internet skills necessary to look for a job in today’s market. This resource was built in cooperation with the California State Library. Job Scout is currently available on the Library’s website (www.monroviapubliclibrary.org) under Education and Careers. For more information, Job Scout can be found at www.myjobscout.org or call the Library at 626-256-8274 and ask for the Adult Reference Desk.

Category: GeneralSock-O-Rama

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October 31, 2012

 

Temple City

 

Now through Dec. 17

Temple City residents are invited to participate in two holiday donation drives this holiday season—Sock-O-Rama and Santa’s Paws & Claws—with donations accepted through Dec. 17 at City Hall, 9701 Las Tunas Dr. and Live Oak Park Community Center, 10144 Bogue St. Sock-O-Rama will help the less fortunate with toiletries and basic clothing items. Requested items in need include basic white t-shirts for men; new white socks for men, women and children; and packaged toothbrushes and toothpaste. All donations will be distributed to the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System and Los Angeles Ambulatory Care Center which assist veterans; and the Foothill Unity Center and New Beginnings Family Church that provide support services for homeless individuals and low-income families.

Category: GeneralSenior Halloween Health Fair & Luncheon

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October 31, 2012

Temple City

Today, October 31

The City of Temple City will host its first annual senior "Trick or Treat" health fair and "Spooky Halloween" luncheon on Wednesday, Oct. 31 at Live Oak Park Community Center, 10144 Bogue St.

The health fair begins promptly at 9 a.m. and continues through noon. Sponsored by Health Care Partners, the event will feature more than 30 vendors providing resources on healthy living and free screenings for blood pressure, bone density and stroke. The celebration continues at the Halloween luncheon where seniors are encouraged to join the fun by participating in a costume contest, table decorating contest and more. Pre-registration for the luncheon is required by Friday, Oct. 26. There is a suggested donation of $2 per meal. For more information on the event, call Roman Rodriguez at (626) 579-0461.Transportation to and from the event is available to seniors and mobility-impaired individuals through the City’s Dial-A-Ride program. Cost per trip is 50 cents. For reservations, call (626) 285-2456.

Category: General“Haunted Happenings”

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October 31, 2012

 

Monrovia

 

Wednesday, October 31

The Department of Community Services is hosting the Annual "Haunted Happenings" Halloween Event on Wednesday, October 31 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., at Library Park, on 321 South Myrtle Avenue.  The afternoon will be filled with ghoulish fun for the entire family.  The ever-popular Costume Contest is free of charge with registration beginning at 3 p.m.  Don’t forget to also register your pooch in the Dog Costume Contest.  The Monrovia Old Town Merchants will be sponsoring a "Trick-or-Treat" Event on Wednesday, October 31, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., on Myrtle Avenue; rain or shine.

Be sure and bring your "little goblins" to what promises to be a hauntingly fun Halloween Event!

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Category: GeneralSock-O-Rama

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November 1, 2012

 

Temple City

 

Now through Dec. 17

Temple City residents are invited to participate in two holiday donation drives this holiday season—Sock-O-Rama and Santa’s Paws & Claws—with donations accepted through Dec. 17 at City Hall, 9701 Las Tunas Dr. and Live Oak Park Community Center, 10144 Bogue St. Sock-O-Rama will help the less fortunate with toiletries and basic clothing items. Requested items in need include basic white t-shirts for men; new white socks for men, women and children; and packaged toothbrushes and toothpaste. All donations will be distributed to the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System and Los Angeles Ambulatory Care Center which assist veterans; and the Foothill Unity Center and New Beginnings Family Church that provide support services for homeless individuals and low-income families.

Category: GeneralFifth Annual Comedy Night at Rio Hondo

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November 1, 2012

 

Whittier

Thursday, November 1

The Rio Hondo College Veterans Club presents the Fifth Annual Comedy Night Thursday, Nov. 1, in the College’s Wray Theater at 7 p.m. The event for mature audiences will feature Comedian Benny Mena & Friends. The Veterans Club’s annual fundraising event will provide scholarships for Rio Hondo veteran students as well as benefit the nonprofit organizations Wounded Warrior Project and Stand Down. General admission tickets are $15; students with ID $10, and veterans $10. Free tickets will be given to the first 50 veterans who stop by the Veterans Services Center at Rio Hondo College, SS150. For information on the College or its programs, please call 562-692-0921 or visit www.riohondo.edu.

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Category: GeneralSock-O-Rama

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November 2, 2012

 

Temple City

 

Now through Dec. 17

Temple City residents are invited to participate in two holiday donation drives this holiday season—Sock-O-Rama and Santa’s Paws & Claws—with donations accepted through Dec. 17 at City Hall, 9701 Las Tunas Dr. and Live Oak Park Community Center, 10144 Bogue St. Sock-O-Rama will help the less fortunate with toiletries and basic clothing items. Requested items in need include basic white t-shirts for men; new white socks for men, women and children; and packaged toothbrushes and toothpaste. All donations will be distributed to the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System and Los Angeles Ambulatory Care Center which assist veterans; and the Foothill Unity Center and New Beginnings Family Church that provide support services for homeless individuals and low-income families.

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Category: GeneralSock-O-Rama

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November 3, 2012

 

Temple City

 

Now through Dec. 17

Temple City residents are invited to participate in two holiday donation drives this holiday season—Sock-O-Rama and Santa’s Paws & Claws—with donations accepted through Dec. 17 at City Hall, 9701 Las Tunas Dr. and Live Oak Park Community Center, 10144 Bogue St. Sock-O-Rama will help the less fortunate with toiletries and basic clothing items. Requested items in need include basic white t-shirts for men; new white socks for men, women and children; and packaged toothbrushes and toothpaste. All donations will be distributed to the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System and Los Angeles Ambulatory Care Center which assist veterans; and the Foothill Unity Center and New Beginnings Family Church that provide support services for homeless individuals and low-income families.

Category: GeneralHEALTHFAIR

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November 3, 2012N/A

San Gabriel

Saturday, November 3

FREE!!!    Services

• Flu Vaccube Mobile Unit - Free Flu vaccines (amount limited)

• Glucose Testing

• Body Mass Testing

• Blood Pressure

• Chair Massage

• Health Education

• Free Insurance Information. Location for Healthfair is 330 W. Las Tunas Drive, San Gabriel, CA. 91776. For more information call  Rosemary Nazemi at 626 284-3300, Extension 222.

Category: GeneralCounty to Host Used Oil Recycling Event in El Monte

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November 3, 2012

El Monte

Saturday, Nov. 3

Los Angeles County Public Works Department will host a free used motor oil

and used oil filter recycling event at the El Monte O'Reilly Auto Parts, 12034 Valley Boulevard, on Saturday, November 3, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. In exchange for turning in their used oil, participants will be rewarded with free oil containers, oil filter containers, shop towels, and funnels while supplies last.  Those recycling oil filters will receive one new oil filter also while supplies last.

In addition, residents can drop-off used motor oil and used oil filters for free at weekend County-sponsored Household Hazardous Waste/Electronic Waste Collection Events or at local Certified Collection Centers.  A full calendar of collection events and a list of these centers can be found at www.CleanLA.com.

Residents are asked to prepare items for drop-off by placing used oil filters in sealed plastic bags and storing used motor oil in leak-proof containers without mixing the oil with other liquids, including water.

For additional information on the County's oil and oil filter recycling program,

call Edna Gandarilla, Program Manager, at (626) 458-6536.

Category: GeneralCamellia Festival Annual Kick-off

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November 3, 2012

 

Temple City

 

Saturday, Nov. 3

Join us as we announce 2012's General Chairperson adn Theme Winner. Breakfast Buffet, Saturday, November 3rd, 9Loo am to 11:00 am. City Hall Community Room, 9701 Las Tunas Drive. Please R.S.V.P. before November 1, (626) 285-2171., ext. 2350, or nfish@templecity.us. You are also invited to stay and watch the 2012 festival video of events right after breakfast.

Category: GeneralDía de los Muertos

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November 3, 2012

 

Monrovia

 

Saturday, Nov. 3

All ages are encouraged to visit the Monrovia Public Library for the Day of the Dead celebration on Saturday, November 3, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Library Community Room. Learn the background of this holiday and how it’s celebrated in many parts of the world. Then paint a mask and make paper flowers to the sounds of a Latin beat.  Pre-registration recommended. Sign up online at www.monroviapubliclibrary.org. Click on the calendar icon to find your event. No Internet? Call 626-256-8274.  Library Community Room. Free

Category: GeneralFree Recital at Pasadena Presbyterian Church

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November 3, 2012

Pasadena

Saturday, November 3

Organist Daryl Robinson, first-prize and audience-prize winner in this year’s American Guild of Organists’ National Young Artists Competition in Organ Performance (NYACOP), will make his Southern California recital debut on Saturday, November 3 at 7:30 p.m. on the magnificent Æolian-Skinner pipe organ of Pasadena Presbyterian Church, 585 E. Colorado Blvd (at Madison Ave.) in the playhouse District of downtown Pasadena. Free Admission. for more information call (626) 793-2191. Free Parking.

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