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There’s Something About Mary
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There’s Something About Mary

Mary Hansen honored by Arcadia Rotary Club By Terry Miller On Friday, during Arcadia Rotary’s weekly luncheon, a rather unique honor was bestowed upon an equally rare Arcadia woman for her numerous and generous contributions to the city. Mary E. Hansen was presented with the Paul Harris Fellow award for service “above and beyond” according…

Learn to Navigate Nepal in Arcadia
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Learn to Navigate Nepal in Arcadia

By Hansol Hwang The Gilb Museum of Arcadia Heritage will be hosting “Navigate Nepal,” a family friendly event that will explore the history, food, and art of the country of Nepal on Oct. 13 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m, according to the City of Arcadia. Nepal is home to Mt. Everest, the tallest mountain…

Arcadia Library Holds Fall Book Sale
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Arcadia Library Holds Fall Book Sale

The Friends of the Arcadia Public Library will be holding their annual fall sale in the Friends’ bookstore starting Monday, Oct. 8 through Saturday, Oct. 13. Stop by between 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. to stock up on books for holiday gifts and leisurely reading. The bookstore has a wonderful selection of materials to choose…

Florence Victims Need Your Help Arcadia
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Florence Victims Need Your Help Arcadia

The Red Cross will be holding blood drives in Arcadia and Pasadena from Sept. 27 to Oct. 15 in order to help patients who are affected by Hurricane Florence. As the American Red Cross responds to Hurricane Florence, providing food, shelter and comfort to those affected, individuals outside the affected areas are urged to help…

Go Trunk-or-Treating in Arcadia
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Go Trunk-or-Treating in Arcadia

The members of the Church of the Good Shepherd in Arcadia invite families of all faiths to join them in their eighth annual, free, fun-filled Halloween Trunk or Treat event on Wednesday, Oct. 31 from 6:15 to 8 p.m. Church members will create a ghostly adventure suitable for children of all ages in the church parking lot at…

Greek Fest Invites Arcadians to Enjoy Greek Culture
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Greek Fest Invites Arcadians to Enjoy Greek Culture

By Galen Patterson Saint Anthony’s Greek Orthodox Church held its 57th annual Greek Fest from Sept. 21-23. Greek Fest is a celebration of Greek Culture, and is hosted in many areas with high concentrations of citizens with Greek Ancestry. Greek Fest differs from other cultural festivals in that the tradition is millennia old, and has…

Great Pyrenees Rescue Holds Pyr-In in Arcadia
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Great Pyrenees Rescue Holds Pyr-In in Arcadia

The Great Pyrenees Association of Southern California Rescue (GPASC Rescue) held its semi-annual Pyr-In at Arcadia County Park on Sunday. Twenty-eight Great Pyrenees, most of them alumni of the Rescue, attended the reunion along with their human companions. Canine and human friendships were renewed as owners took turns recounting the stories of their Pyr’s rescue….

Anti-Bullying Workshop at Arcadia Public Library
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Anti-Bullying Workshop at Arcadia Public Library

Many parents fear that their children will be bullied and wonder how they will cope with it. The Arcadia Public Library’s Children’s Department is offering a special program that will help children ages three to 10 develop interpersonal skills and self-confidence. Children will enjoy stories and participate in team-building activities that encourage looking for, and…

Read-Aloud Workshop at Arcadia Public Library
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Read-Aloud Workshop at Arcadia Public Library

The Arcadia Public Library’s Children’s Department is offering a free, two-part workshop on reading aloud to children from 7 to 8 p.m., on Sept. 20 and 27. This series will cover the importance of reading aloud, useful tips and techniques, and strategies for selecting read aloud materials. Parents, grandparents, caregivers, and educators are welcome. For…

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