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Arcadia Christmas Tree Lighting Cancelled
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Arcadia Christmas Tree Lighting Cancelled

Due to the inclement weather forecast, the City of Arcadia’s Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 6 from 6 to 8 p.m. has been cancelled. In an announcement the city expressed regret at having to cancel the celebration and apologized for any inconvenience. For additional information, contact Laena Shakarian at lshakarian@ArcadiaCA.gov or call…

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…

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…

Veterans Day at the Arcadia Vietnam War Memorial
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Veterans Day at the Arcadia Vietnam War Memorial

By Staff Sunday, Nov. 11 is Veterans Day. From noon to 2 p.m. veterans and their families are invited to stop by and visit the Arcadia Vietnam War Memorial at the north end of the Arcadia County Park. Gene Glasco, the memorial’s founder will be there to present the Secretary of Defense approved Vietnam Veteran…

Have a Kid’s Night Out at Arcadia Community Center
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Have a Kid’s Night Out at Arcadia Community Center

The City of Arcadia is hosting Kid’s Night Out Friday Nov. 9 at the Arcadia Community Center, located 365 Campus Drive, Arcadia 91007 from 6 – 11 p.m. The Arcadia Recreation staff and volunteers offer dinner, themed games, supervision and a movie for children ages 4 and above. Unfortunately, accommodations cannot be made for special…

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