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HAPPY THANKSGIVING!  Are you in anticipation of that Thanksgiving Dinner or have you already had more than you should have?  If you want to work off those extra calories, how about an Aeroquatics Turkey Workout?  On Thanksgiving Day, November 28, 2013 a medley of aerobic workouts will be presented at the El Monte Aquatic Center.  The floor aerobics will be held from 6-7 a.m. and the water aerobics from 7-8 a.m.  You may participate in both sessions for the price of one. The 2 for 1 deal is only $5.00.   More information 626-580-2213.
The EL MONTE HISTORICAL SOCIETY QUARTERLY TEA was held on Sunday, November 17, 2013 at the El Monte Community Center, 3130 Tyler Avenue in El Monte. The meeting was held at the Community Center.   The afternoon Tea was hosted by the El Monte Women’s Club who provided a variety of delicious refreshments prior to the meeting.  The afternoon program was presented by students from the Valle Lindo School District.  Students took everyone on a “Sentimental Journey,” acting out 150 years of the history of our community by playing various persons from 1863 to the present.  A most interesting and informative afternoon given by wonderful and very talented students.  A reminder of Changes in Museum Hours:  The Museum will be open Tuesday through Friday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.  Closed Saturday, Sunday and Monday.  Appointments may be made for special events.  For more info call  626-444-3813.
El Monte Friend O’Garden Club members and guests will gather at the Beckham Grill in Pasadena, on the evening of Monday, December 2, 2013.  The festive dinner will be the Holiday celebration for the members in place of the regular meeting. Many of the diners will partake of the English dish, Yorkshire Pudding, which is a staple of the traditional British Sunday Roast.  The next regular meeting of the Friend O’Garden Club will be on Friday, January 3, 2013.  For information contact President Steve Heimple at 626-281-6382.
The La Puente Valley Woman’s Club celebrated their 90th Anniversary of joining the State Federation of Women’s Clubs on Thursday, November 21, 2013.    The celebration was held in their clubhouse, 200 N. First Street in La Puente.  President Janell Barr called the meeting to order and made introductions.   Attendance for this special event included members, guests, SGVD Club Presidents, District and State Officers
El Monte Women’s Club will hold their monthly meeting on Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at the El Monte Community Center, 3150 N. Tyler Avenue, El Monte. The program will focus on Veterans.  Luncheon Hostess for the November meeting will be Leticia Rivera.  Members have been asked to bring donations of candy which will be given to the students of the El Monte High School Choir when they perform at the December meeting Christmas Program.  Membership is open to all women in the community who are interested in service to the community, and the Federation objectives.   Meetings are held the 4th Tuesday of each month at 11:00 am.  Guests are always welcome.


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News of the San Gabriel Valley since 1966.
Around Town