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Upper District Brings the Fiesta to WaterFest in Arcadia
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Upper District Brings the Fiesta to WaterFest in Arcadia

The Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District (Upper District) and the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation is planning a day of water conservation fun for families of the San Gabriel Valley. Waterfest 2018 will be held on Saturday, Oct. 13 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Arcadia County Park, located…

Help Cancer Patients by Giving Blood in Arcadia and Pasadena
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Help Cancer Patients by Giving Blood in Arcadia and Pasadena

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month – the perfect time to give blood or platelets to support cancer patients and others. Anna Gwinnup, a loving wife, mother and grandmother, was diagnosed with stage 1 breast cancer in September 2017. Within weeks, it advanced to stage 2, forcing her to undergo a double mastectomy, chemotherapy and…

Get a Glimpse of India in Arcadia
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Get a Glimpse of India in Arcadia

Join the Arcadia Public Library for a fun-packed afternoon and enjoy a glimpse of India’s rich cultural heritage on Saturday, Oct. 13, starting at 2:30 p.m. Children and adults will enjoy an assortment of wonderful dances and an entertaining theatrical performance. The event is free and open to all. For more information, call (626) 821-5566…

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…

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…

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