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Arcadia Senior Services Hosting Several Seminars
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Arcadia Senior Services Hosting Several Seminars

Arcadia Senior Services is hosting free informational seminars on various topics concerning seniors at the Arcadia Community Center, 365 Campus Drive. The topics and dates are as follows: Thursday, June 20 at 1:30pm: Home Care Options & In-Home Help Presented by USC Family Caregiver Support Center. Learn about options for home care and hiring help….

Summer at Arcadia Library Kick-Off Week for Children
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Summer at Arcadia Library Kick-Off Week for Children

On“It’s Showtime at Your Library” is this year’s theme for Summer at Your Library at Arcadia Public Library. Online  registration for the summer program begins on Saturday, June 1: anyone can register online by going to ArcadiaCA.gov/Library. Children under 12 can win prizes by reading anywhere from 100 to 500 cumulative minutes throughout the eight-week…

Fern and Exotic Plants Show at Arboretum in Arcadia
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Fern and Exotic Plants Show at Arboretum in Arcadia

The Los Angeles International Fern Society (LAIFS) is having its annual judged show featuring prized displays of ferns, plus rare species and collectible plants filling Ayers Hall at the Los Angeles County Arboretum (located at 301 N. Baldwin Ave, Arcadia) on Saturday, June 8 and Sunday, June 9 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Orchids,…

Lee Shimmin Honored by Arcadia Rotary Club, City Council
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Lee Shimmin Honored by Arcadia Rotary Club, City Council

By Terry Miller The community motto for the City of Arcadia is “Community of Homes” but it really should be “Community of Volunteers.” Ask anyone in town and you’ll probably find them offering time for something, someone, and somewhere. Volunteerism is a quality Arcadia residents take very seriously. Hundreds of volunteers spend thousands of hours…

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CCC Transforms Arcadia’s Peck Road Water Conservation Park

At the end of a seemingly never-ending string of salvage yards, warehouses and strip malls is an unexpected pearl:  a literal breath of fresh air in the form of green trees, manicured trails, and tranquil ponds. Arcadia’s Peck Road Water Conservation Park is an urban escape increasingly found in L.A.’s east county. Thanks to Amigos…

Fun Crafts for Teens at Arcadia Library
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Fun Crafts for Teens at Arcadia Library

Teens are invited to stop by Arcadia Public Library for monthly drop-in craft programs. On Tuesday, May 14, from 3 to 5:30 p.m., Do-it-yourself ribbon leis—with lots of ribbon available in many colors—are the featured craft: braid one in your school colors. The program will take place in the Cay Mortenson Auditorium and is free…

Arcadia Seniors are Invited to Bingo and Lunch
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Arcadia Seniors are Invited to Bingo and Lunch

Arcadia Senior Services is having a fun event of bingo and lunch on Friday, May 17. It will take place at the Arcadia Community Center, 365 Campus Drive, starting at 10 a.m. Cost is $10 and includes a 10 pack of bingo sheets, pizza and salad served during intermission plus gift card prizes. The final…

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