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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 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…

Free Countywide Household Hazardous and E-Waste Roundup in Arcadia
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Free Countywide Household Hazardous and E-Waste Roundup in Arcadia

County of Los Angeles residents will have the opportunity to safely discard of household hazardous waste such as antifreeze, unused pharmaceuticals, car batteries, used motor oil, paint, pesticides, home-generated sharps waste such as hypodermic needles, pen needles, syringes, lancets, and intravenous needles, universal waste including household batteries, fluorescent light bulbs, and electronic waste (e-waste) such…

Behind the Scenes of Arcadia City Government
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Behind the Scenes of Arcadia City Government

The Arcadia Leadership Academy is a free, interactive civic education program for Arcadia residents 18 years and older who are interested in becoming better acquainted with City operations. The purpose of the program is to provide an interesting perspective into the workings of Arcadia, to develop civic leadership, and to build a stronger community through…

Arcadia Jiu-Jitsu Academy Defends Against Bullying
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Arcadia Jiu-Jitsu Academy Defends Against Bullying

By Jackie Contreras In an air-conditioned space on Huntington Drive, 17 kids did sit ups, pushups, and other warm-up exercises. With the quote “mind is gravity” written above them on a wall, the children carried on despite the intense heat outside. ZR Team Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Arcadia held Anti-Bullying Week last week with classes dedicated…

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