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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…

Aug. 3 – Aug. 9
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Aug. 3 – Aug. 9

EDITOR’S PICK CatCon 2018 at the Pasadena Convention Center, Aug. 5 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (300 E. Greent St., Pasadena, CA 91101). CatCon is where pop culture and cat culture converge, showcasing some of the world’s top cat-centric merchandise, conversations with those at the epicenter of the cat world, the adoption lounge, workshops,…

July 27 – Aug. 2
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July 27 – Aug. 2

EDITOR’S PICK California Dreamin’ at The Langham Huntington, July 29 from 5 – 9 p.m. (1401 S. Oak Knoll Ave., Pasadena, CA 91106). Get into the season’s spirit with an evening of your favorite grilled summer dishes, seafood, sides and sweets, plus wine and local craft beer, featuring a live band and lawn games. Tickets…

July 20 – July 26
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July 20 – July 26

EDITOR’S PICK Americana Festival at Arcadia Performing Arts Center, July 21 from 5 – 9 p.m. (188 Campus Dr., Arcadia, CA 91007). There will be barbecue, raffles, bubbles, bingo, games and prizes, crafts, and a concert featuring Knott’s Berry Farm’s famous Krazy Kirk and The Hillbillies who play favorite songs from the Beatles, Elvis Presley,…

July 13 – July 19
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July 13 – July 19

EDITOR’S PICK Sri Lanka Day at Pasadena City Hall, July 14 from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. (100 Garfield Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101). The 12th Annual Sri Lanka Day celebrates the sights, sounds, and flavors of the island with dance troupes, a fashion show, musical acts, an exotic food festival, a “Pageant of Lanka” parade…

July 6 – July 12
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July 6 – July 12

EDITOR’S PICK Summer Concert at Library Park, July 8 from 7-8:30 p.m. (321 S. Myrtle Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016). Enjoy an evening of Motown jams courtesy of The Tom Nolan Band. This event is free. For more information, contact the Public Services Department at (626) 256-8246. –MONROVIA Your weekly events July 6 Flavor of Thai…

New Arcadia Library and Museum Director Appointed
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New Arcadia Library and Museum Director Appointed

    The Library Board of Trustees has appointed Darlene Bradley to the position of Library and Museum Services Director after a nationwide search. Ms. Bradley is currently an Assistant Library Director and will succeed Mary Beth Hayes who retired on Dec. 30. The appointment was made effective on Dec. 31. “Making a person’s day…

Friday Films for Arcadia Middle Schoolers
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Friday Films for Arcadia Middle Schoolers

  Calling all middle schoolers – come to the Arcadia Public Library on the first Friday of each month to meet up with friends, relax, and enjoy a fun movie. Snacks will be served. Friday, Jan. 13, Feb. 3, and March 3, 2017 at 3:30 p.m. in the Jerry Broadwell Children’s Room Imagination Theater. For…

Come Out and Read to a Real Dog
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Come Out and Read to a Real Dog

  Have you ever read to a real live dog before? It is great fun and you get to pet the dog too! In partnership with the Pasadena Humane Society and its volunteers, Barks and Books will be at the Arcadia Public Library on Saturday Jan. 7 and Jan. 21, 2017 at 11 a.m. Emerging…

Altadena Library Programs Reflect Multi-Ethnic Community
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Altadena Library Programs Reflect Multi-Ethnic Community

  By May S. Ruiz On the second Saturday of every month (at least from October through June), the Altadena Library turns into a hopping and noisy place – descriptions few people would associate with the word library. And that’s by design. A brainchild of Mindy Kittay, Director of the Altadena Library District, Second Saturday…

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