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Valentine’s Fun for Children at Arcadia Public Library
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Valentine’s Fun for Children at Arcadia Public Library

Valentine’s Day isn’t just for adults. Children ages 2 to 6, and their families, are welcome to enjoy a story, make crafts, and stay or play with their friends on Saturday, Feb. 9, from 11 a.m. to noon. Take comfortable seating as the Valentine’s Story, Craft and Play Day will be help outdoors on the…

Arcadia Community Center Hosts Kid’s Night Out
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Arcadia Community Center Hosts Kid’s Night Out

Join in on Kid’s Night Out which provides kids a night of fun and play so parents can enjoy an evening out or a quiet one at home on Friday, Feb. 8 at the Arcadia Community Center. The Arcadia Recreation staff and volunteers offer dinner, themed games, supervision and a movie for children ages 4…

Romance Writer Tea and Talk at Arcadia Library
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Romance Writer Tea and Talk at Arcadia Library

Curious about the world of romance, writing and publishing? To celebrate Valentine’s Day, Arcadia Public Library is presenting an “I (Love) Romance Tea and Talk” featuring author Andrea Bolter. Ms. Bolter has published four novels for Harlequin, including “Her New York Billionaire,” “The Italian’s Runaway Princess,” and her newest, “The Prince’s Cinderella.” In her own…

Red Cross Needs Your Help Arcadia
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Red Cross Needs Your Help Arcadia

Winter storms and canceled blood drives due to government shutdown straining supply The American Red Cross is reissuing its emergency call for blood and platelet donors to give now after multiple snow storms, frigid temperatures and the government shutdown further reduced lifesaving donations. In January, more than 4,600 Red Cross blood and platelet donations went uncollected as…

Five Acres Receives Generous $100k Grant from S. Mark Taper Foundation
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Five Acres Receives Generous $100k Grant from S. Mark Taper Foundation

Family and child services nonprofit Five Acres has received a generous $100,000 grant from the S. Mark Taper Foundation. The unrestricted grant will be used to support Five Acres’ operational programs supporting safety, well-being and permanent family solutions for abused and neglected children. The grant was awarded in December 2018 and will be applied over…

Sweet Night of Bingo at Arcadia Woman’s Club
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Sweet Night of Bingo at Arcadia Woman’s Club

A sweet night of Valentine bingo will be held at the Arcadia Woman’s Club (324 S. First Ave.) on Wednesday, Feb. 13 at 6 p.m. This light-hearted and casual fundraiser will benefit club activities and is open to the public. The Arcadia Woman’s Club is a non-profit organization that conducts a variety of community service projects. The…

Westfield Santa Anita Rings in the “Year of the Pig”
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Westfield Santa Anita Rings in the “Year of the Pig”

Westfield Santa Anita is ringing in the Year of the Pig with its seventh annual Lunar New Year celebration. On Tuesday, Jan. 29 at 12:30 p.m., Westfield will kick off celebrations with an invitation for media and community representatives to attend a press event that will preview activities surrounding Westfield Santa Anita’s Lunar New Year…

African Folktale Storytime at Arcadia Public Library
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African Folktale Storytime at Arcadia Public Library

Celebrate Black History Month with an evening of wonderful African folklore on Thursday, Feb. 7, at 6:30 p.m. Share in the adventures of Anansi the Spider and other favorite characters, and make a fun craft to take home. The event is free and no registration is needed. For more information, call (626) 821-5566 or visit…

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