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Arcadia Woman’s Club Invites Local Residents to Open House
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Arcadia Woman’s Club Invites Local Residents to Open House

Are you interested in meeting new people, making new friends and helping good causes? Do you want to make a difference in the community and enjoy networking? Arcadia Woman’s Club is a local philanthropic service organization dedicated to enriching the quality of life. On Sept. 4, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Arcadia Woman’s Club will have…

Free Alzheimer’s Disease Presentation at Arcadia Community Center
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Free Alzheimer’s Disease Presentation at Arcadia Community Center

Arcadia Senior Services in partnership with Alzheimer’s, Los Angeles is having a special free health presentation for individuals age 50 and over on Tuesday, Aug. 27 at 1:30 p.m. It will take place at the Arcadia Community Center, 365 Campus Drive.  The program will give an overview of; Alzheimer’s disease, what causes memory loss, difference…

DAR Awards $1.5K to Friends of the Gilb Museum of Arcadia Heritage
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DAR Awards $1.5K to Friends of the Gilb Museum of Arcadia Heritage

The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) recently awarded a $1,500 Patriotism Grant to Friends of the Gilb Museum of Arcadia Heritage for its “Arcadia Veterans Local History Room Touch Screen Kiosk” project. Funding for this project was made possible through the sponsorship of Santa Anita Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American…

Join Arcadia Host Lions Club – Knights of the Blind
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Join Arcadia Host Lions Club – Knights of the Blind

The Arcadia Host Lions Club has been serving the Arcadia Community in the San Gabriel Valley since 1936. Helen Keller challenged their founder, Melvin Jones, to make the Lions the Knights of the Blind in 1925. This led to Lions Clubs adopting vision loss as its primary focus for community service. That’s why they collect…

Arcadia’s Annual Patriotic Festival Brings Community Together
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Arcadia’s Annual Patriotic Festival Brings Community Together

By Sofia Nagy From Diamond Street to Huntington Drive, Arcadia residents (and dogs) dressed up in red, white and blue Saturday, July 1, for an early Independence Day celebration. It was Downtown Arcadia’s first annual Patriotic Festival & Fireworks community event. “It’s the first time in history that Downtown Arcadia is having fireworks from the…

Orchid Hobbyists Host Meeting in Arcadia
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Orchid Hobbyists Host Meeting in Arcadia

San Gabriel Valley Orchid Hobbyists invite you to their monthly meeting on July 18, 2019 at the L.A. County Arboretum’s Palm Room, 301 N. Baldwin Ave. in Arcadia. Judging begins at 7 p.m., followed by the meeting at 7:30 p.m. This month’s speaker will be Fred Clarke, who will discuss “Becoming an 80 Percentile Grower.” Clarke…

Sign Up for Arcadia Leadership Academy
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Sign Up for Arcadia Leadership Academy

The City of Arcadia is offering a free, behind-the-scenes look into the city’s operations for Arcadia residents 18 years and older starting in September 2019. This powerful community leadership program grants you an all-access pass that immerses you in the inner-workings of Arcadia’s city government. The academy produces empowered, inspired, and engaged resident leaders who…

Music and Science Storytelling for Kids at Arcadia Library
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Music and Science Storytelling for Kids at Arcadia Library

Two special programs for children debut in June at the Arcadia Public Library. This year’s Summer at Your Library program is offering a wide range of activities for kids on this year’s theme, “It’s Showtime at Your Library.” On Saturday, June 22, at 2:30 p.m., Science Tellers presents “Aliens: Escape from Earth.” Children ages 5…

Celebrate Apollo 11 Anniversary at Arcadia Library
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Celebrate Apollo 11 Anniversary at Arcadia Library

Arcadia Public Library is offering a month’s worth of programs and activities to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. On Thursday from 7-8:30 p.m., the Library is offering a sneak preview of the PBS summer special, “Chasing the Moon.” The hour-long preview is followed by a bit of stargazing, depending on…

Vietnam Veteran Wins Car in Arcadia Drawing
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Vietnam Veteran Wins Car in Arcadia Drawing

74-year-old says getting to the VA hospital is easier U.S. Navy Vietnam Veteran Ron Handy was the winner of a previously owned Buick Lacrosse when his entry was randomly selected in “VJ’s For Veteran’s” drawing on Saturday, May 25 at the Arcadia Vietnam Monument in the Arcadia County Park. The super-clean Buick was donated by…

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