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San Gabriel Valley Orchid Hobbyists to Host Monthly Meeting
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San Gabriel Valley Orchid Hobbyists to Host Monthly Meeting

The San Gabriel Valley Orchid Hobbyists welcome you to their monthly meeting on Thursday, July 19 at the L.A. County Arboretum, located at 301 N. Baldwin Ave., in the Palm Room. Judging will be at 7 p.m. and the meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m. Speaker Tim Culbertson’s program will be “Laelia Purpurata, The Queen of Cattleya.” There will be refreshments.

June 29 – July 5
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June 29 – July 5

EDITOR’S PICK AmericaFest Presented by Honda at the Rose Bowl, July 4 from 2-9:30 p.m. (1001 Rose Bowl Dr., Pasadena, CA 91103).  The 92nd annual AmericaFest will display more than a ton of fireworks; don’t miss the Family Fun Zone or the thrilling motorcycle stunts. Tickets are priced at $15 for general admission and $30…

Summer Nature Camp at Arcadia’s Arboretum
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Summer Nature Camp at Arcadia’s Arboretum

Pack your backpack for a week of exploring plants and history throughout the Arboretum. Are you “naturally” artistic? Apply your creativity to painting, drawing, and sculpting crafts of the environment. All activities are led by instructors and guided by counselors. The camp has a camper to counselor ratio of less than five to one, one…

What’s Going on with Arcadia’s Lake Baldwin?
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What’s Going on with Arcadia’s Lake Baldwin?

Part 3: The best is yet to come By Galen Patterson The Los Angeles County Arboretum can be thought of as a collection of snapshots from ages past. Beside Lake Baldwin sits Queen Anne’s Cottage, a preserved structure from the Baldwin Era of southern California, which began in the late 1800s and continued after the…

What’s Going on with Arcadia’s Lake Baldwin?
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What’s Going on with Arcadia’s Lake Baldwin?

Part 2: The plan By Galen Patterson The Lake Baldwin project is one of several projects included in what is called an “enhanced watershed management plan,” according to management analyst in the Public Works department for the city of Sierra Madre, James Carlson. The larger plan involves a good portion of the northern San Gabriel…

Cats in the Garden: Arcadia Arboretum Hosts a Car Show on Oct. 7
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Cats in the Garden: Arcadia Arboretum Hosts a Car Show on Oct. 7

A collection of cat-inspired automobiles including Jaguars, Tigers and more as well as some returning favorites, cobras and mustangs, will captivate visitors as they admire these sleek cars amidst the garden setting. The cars will be spread throughout the Arboretum with the owners and drivers on hand to share the cars’ unique stories. Fun for…

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