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Arcadia Holiday Decoration Awards Are Coming to Town
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Arcadia Holiday Decoration Awards Are Coming to Town

Santa and his elves are starting to gear up for the Holiday Decoration Awards on Dec. 11. As the excitement of the season kicks in, haul out your decorations, string your lights, and spread holiday cheer. Judged by the Arcadia Beautiful Commission, this annual event recognizes properties decorated in the most festive and creative ways. Get ready to…

Museum Offers Unique Look into Arcadia’s Past
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Museum Offers Unique Look into Arcadia’s Past

By Galen Patterson On a sunny Saturday afternoon in late November, Dr. Dana Hicks, curator of the Gilb Museum, invited Arcadia Weekly on a behind-the-scenes tour of museum grounds. Visitors enter the building and are immediately met by a lotus-shaped fountain. The old metal sculpture stands near the wall, stripped of its former glory as…

Celebrate the Holidays in Downtown Arcadia
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Celebrate the Holidays in Downtown Arcadia

By The Downtown Arcadia Improvement Association With the holiday season upon us, there are many great ways to enjoy this time of year in Downtown Arcadia. Starting late November, Downtown Arcadia transforms into a holiday winter wonderland with the annual installation of holiday lights on trees, light posts and other decorative holiday décor. On Monday,…

Donate Blood and Receive an Amazon Gift Card
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Donate Blood and Receive an Amazon Gift Card

Come to give by Dec. 19 and receive a $5 Amazon.com gift card in thanks The American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood and platelet donors to give now to ensure blood is available for medical treatments and emergencies during the holiday season. Blood and platelet donations often decline during the holidays. Regular donors are…

Santa Answers Letters From Arcadia’s Children
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Santa Answers Letters From Arcadia’s Children

Santa’s elves will be delivering Arcadian children’s wish lists to the North Pole. Santa will respond to every child who writes to him. Send a self-addressed and pre-stamped envelope, postmarked by Dec. 21 to Santa Claus c/o Arcadia Recreation & Community Services Department P.O. Box 60021 Arcadia, CA 91066-6021. For more information call (626) 574-5113.

Managing Holiday Stress at Arcadia Public Library
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Managing Holiday Stress at Arcadia Public Library

Do you love the holiday season but are sometimes left feeling stressed? Arcadia Public Library is hosting a hands-on workshop on Dec. 5 from 7 to 8 p.m. with instructor Jingjing Zhu who will teach the basic techniques of meditation and mindfulness practice to help you more effectively handle holiday stress. This workshop is free…

Santa Anita Rewards First Responders for Their Service
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Santa Anita Rewards First Responders for Their Service

All current first responders providing valid ID will receive amenities By Staff In an effort to thank the men and women working tirelessly to combat the tragic fires throughout the state, Santa Anita Park is offering a small token of gratitude to the many organizations providing continuous assistance and relief, all the while putting themselves…

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