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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…

Foreigner to Perform at Ball Benefitting Arcadia’s Methodist Hospital
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Foreigner to Perform at Ball Benefitting Arcadia’s Methodist Hospital

Proceeds will support endovascular services and interventional radiology The Methodist Hospital Foundation will host the 29th Annual Crystal Ball celebration featuring legendary rockers Foreigner at the Pasadena Convention Center on Saturday, Oct. 6 at 5:30 p.m. Proceeds from the event will support stroke care, endovascular services and interventional radiology at Methodist Hospital of Southern California….

New Research About Arcadia’s History Found
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New Research About Arcadia’s History Found

  Historian Ed Anderson will be sharing new and original research on the history of Arcadia on Saturday Sept. 29. Anderson will talk about the career and life of “Lucky Baldwin, The Man Who Was Never Licked.” The program will begin at 10 a.m. at the Gilb Museum of Arcadia Heritage. For more information, please…

‘Banned Book Month’ celebrated by Arcadia Book Club
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‘Banned Book Month’ celebrated by Arcadia Book Club

Arcadia Public Library’s Currently Reading Book Club will be having its next meeting Saturday Sept. 29 at 10 a.m. at Paris Baguette, 400 South Baldwin Ave. in Arcadia. The book club will be celebrating “Banned Book Month” by sharing their favorite banned book. This is a free-form book discussion group where one book does not…

Lisa Yang Appointed Red Cross <br> Ambassador to Arcadia
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Lisa Yang Appointed Red Cross
Ambassador to Arcadia

  “The San Gabriel Pomona Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross Los Angeles Region is pleased to announce the appointment of Lisa Yang as Ambassador to the City of Arcadia,” said Veronica Garcia Davalos, executive director of the SGPV Chapter. “As such, she will act as liaison between the city and Red Cross, helping to better…

Rules and Guidelines of Flag Etiquette for Arcadians
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Rules and Guidelines of Flag Etiquette for Arcadians

One man’s quiet quest to ensure proper display. By Galen Patterson Flying the American flag involves more than just quietly displaying national patriotism, because the practice comes with an entirely separate series of rules known as flag etiquette, one such rule is lowering the flag to half-staff. The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) organization is…

Arcadia High Remembers 9/11
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Arcadia High Remembers 9/11

By Staff Arcadia High School continues to remember the bravery, the tenacity, and the strength our nation showed in a moment of true tribulation that took place less than 20 years ago. Nearly 4,000 students and staff from Arcadia High School, Arcadia Unified Board of Education members, administration, and staff gathered together alongside representatives from…

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