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Day of Giving in Arcadia This Saturday
Community

Day of Giving in Arcadia This Saturday

Give hope to neighbors in need. Participate in a day of giving on Saturday from 1:30-4:30 p.m. at the Denny’s parking lot (7 E. Huntington Drive, Arcadia, CA 91006) to help Foothill Unity Center collect healthy food for hungry children, families, struggling seniors, and disabled and unhoused individuals. The need is greater now more than…

Thanksgiving Grab-N-Go Feasts to Be Held at Several L.A. County Parks
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Thanksgiving Grab-N-Go Feasts to Be Held at Several L.A. County Parks

Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation presents Thanksgiving Grab-n-Go Feast. Sign up for a free and safe drive-thru event at a park near you. Giveaways may include a grocery store gift certificate for a free turkey, materials for a festive DIY centerpiece, fresh produce, dry foods and books. Pre-registration is required. Only one registration needed…

See Upcoming Winter Programs and Events in Arcadia
Community

See Upcoming Winter Programs and Events in Arcadia

Half Day After School Program Want your child to stay active and socialize with other children? The Half Day After School Camp is offered at Baldwin Stocker. The program offers a variety of organized recreation activities led by trained activity leaders. Registration opens for one month of enrollment at a time. Registration will open two weeks prior…

Virtual Halloween Costume Contest for Arcadia Residents
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Virtual Halloween Costume Contest for Arcadia Residents

Halloween is around the corner and Arcadia Recreation & Community Services Department is having a virtual costume contest for the whole family. Submit a photo and entry form at ArcadiaCA.gov/recreation by Oct. 30 at 10:30 a.m. for a chance to win a $50 gift card. Winners will be showcased on the city’s website and Twitter…

Creative Writing Program for Teens at Arcadia Library
Arts & Entertainment, Community

Creative Writing Program for Teens at Arcadia Library

Arcadia Public Library is offering free online creative writing workshops through November. The workshops are taught by Arcadia High School student and published writer, Audrey Sloeng, who is completing her Girl Scout Gold Award. Each workshop focuses on a different genre—journaling, flash stories, poetry, song writing, and free writing—and lets teens express themselves and share…

Retired Arcadia Teacher and Friend Thank Arcadia Police
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Retired Arcadia Teacher and Friend Thank Arcadia Police

By Terry Miller Last Friday, Sept. 18, a retired teacher who goes by the name of Shih and her friend Judy, both residents of Arcadia, presented a large “Thank You” poster and 1,020 face masks to the Arcadia Police Department. A friend of Shih’s designed the border and Shih completed the project. “Then with the…

A Salute to the USPS and its Employees
Community, Featured

A Salute to the USPS and its Employees

By May S. Ruiz Benjamin Franklin appointed the first postmaster general in 1775 but it wasn’t until the passage of the Postal Service Act in 1792 that the post office department was created. In 1970, it became what we now know as the United States Postal Service (USPS). For all the noble purposes its creation…

Operation Canteen Honored WWII Veterans of Arcadia
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Operation Canteen Honored WWII Veterans of Arcadia

Volunteers urge the public to honor WWII veterans for the 75th anniversary of the war’s end By Grace Yee, Guest Contributor On Aug. 15, the morning started with volunteers taping “Thank you” posters and singers practicing WWII songs. Team leaders gathered their groups to go over the route of the WWII veterans that they would be…

Arcadia Offers Virtual Recreation Classes This Fall
Community

Arcadia Offers Virtual Recreation Classes This Fall

Stay active, stay enriched, and learn new things all from the comfort of your own home this fall by joining a virtual class. Recreation classes are available for all ages and interests including Zumba, soccer, video game design, piano, art, and more. To browse and register for virtual classes, visit arcadiaca.gov/recreation. Fall online registration for…

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