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Arcadia Woman’s Club Hosting an Open House
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Arcadia Woman’s Club Hosting an Open House

Are you interested in meeting new people, making new friends, and helping good causes? Do you want to make a difference in the community and enjoy networking? Arcadia Woman’s Club is a local philanthropic service organization dedicated to enriching the quality of life. On Sept. 5, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Arcadia Woman’s Club will have an…

Arcadia Hosts World’s Largest Succulent and Cactus Show
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Arcadia Hosts World’s Largest Succulent and Cactus Show

By Galen Patterson The Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanical Gardens hosted the world’s largest succulent and cactus show. The show consisted of more than 1,200 succulents and cacti that were displayed as part of the competition. On the morning of Aug. 11, hundreds of plant enthusiasts streamed into the Arboretum to witness the placements…

Free English Conversation Classes Offered in Arcadia
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Free English Conversation Classes Offered in Arcadia

Can you read and understand basic English, but would like to practice your conversation and pronunciation skills? Make friends, practice speaking, and improve your English skills in a relaxed, informal setting starting on Monday, Aug. 20, at 9:30 a.m. at the Arcadia Public Library’s Cay Mortenson Auditorium. This class lets students work in small groups…

Learn to Grow Orchids at Arcadia Arboretum
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Learn to Grow Orchids at Arcadia Arboretum

The San Gabriel Valley Orchid Hobbyists invites you to their Aug. 16, monthly meeting in the Palm Room at the L.A. County Arboretum 301 N. Baldwin Ave. Arcadia, Ca. Judging will be held at 7 p.m. and the meeting will be at 7:30 p.m. Their program will be a PowerPoint presentation and a discussion on Member’s Growing Spaces. Questions and answers, plus how and…

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Thousands of Kids Get Ready for The School Year at Annual Giveaway in Arcadia

And, away they go … back to school in style with a little help from Foothill Unity Center By Terry Miller It’s a rite of passage each year, the preparation for the new school year and in many cases it is financially draining for parents in every city in the United States. Fortunately there are…

Arcadia PD Wants You
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Arcadia PD Wants You

The City of Arcadia is seeking highly motivated and dedicated individuals who want to serve and protect the public in an atmosphere of courtesy, friendliness, and respect to join our team as a Police Officer. The ideal candidate will have uncompromising integrity, a strong work ethic, exercise good judgment and problem solving skills, and demonstrate…

Arcadia Fire Department Wants You to Be Cool in the Pool
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Arcadia Fire Department Wants You to Be Cool in the Pool

Every year, nearly 300 children under the age of five drown in residential swimming pools. The Arcadia Fire Department has several tips to help you and your families avoid tragedy. AFD suggests: Completely fence the pool and install self-closing and self-latching gates. Position the latches out of reach of children. The fence should be a…

Learn About Herbalism in an Introductory Class in Arcadia
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Learn About Herbalism in an Introductory Class in Arcadia

An introductory class for all who are interested in learning about the folkloric and traditional use of plants as medicine will be held on Saturday, Aug. 18 at the Arboretum from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. In discussion with instructor Irena Stathis, the class will explore the topics of sustainability, quality, practical application, and forms…

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