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Digital Storytelling Workshop at Arcadia Public Library
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Digital Storytelling Workshop at Arcadia Public Library

Learn the art of telling your story and recording it digitally in this informal, in-depth, hands-on workshop at the Arcadia Public Library. Taught by professionals from the StoryCenter in Berkeley, Calif., participants will create their own deeply personal, elegantly presented two to four minute video during this two-day workshop. The workshop is scheduled for Friday,…

Arcadia Library Holds Fall Book Sale
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Arcadia Library Holds Fall Book Sale

The Friends of the Arcadia Public Library will be holding their annual fall sale in the Friends’ bookstore starting Monday, Oct. 8 through Saturday, Oct. 13. Stop by between 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. to stock up on books for holiday gifts and leisurely reading. The bookstore has a wonderful selection of materials to choose…

Free English Conversation Classes Offered in Arcadia
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Free English Conversation Classes Offered in Arcadia

Can you read and understand basic English, but would like to practice your conversation and pronunciation skills? Make friends, practice speaking, and improve your English skills in a relaxed, informal setting starting on Monday, Aug. 20, at 9:30 a.m. at the Arcadia Public Library’s Cay Mortenson Auditorium. This class lets students work in small groups…

Aug. 3 – Aug. 9
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Aug. 3 – Aug. 9

EDITOR’S PICK CatCon 2018 at the Pasadena Convention Center, Aug. 5 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (300 E. Greent St., Pasadena, CA 91101). CatCon is where pop culture and cat culture converge, showcasing some of the world’s top cat-centric merchandise, conversations with those at the epicenter of the cat world, the adoption lounge, workshops,…

July 27 – Aug. 2
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July 27 – Aug. 2

EDITOR’S PICK California Dreamin’ at The Langham Huntington, July 29 from 5 – 9 p.m. (1401 S. Oak Knoll Ave., Pasadena, CA 91106). Get into the season’s spirit with an evening of your favorite grilled summer dishes, seafood, sides and sweets, plus wine and local craft beer, featuring a live band and lawn games. Tickets…

July 20 – July 26
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July 20 – July 26

EDITOR’S PICK Americana Festival at Arcadia Performing Arts Center, July 21 from 5 – 9 p.m. (188 Campus Dr., Arcadia, CA 91007). There will be barbecue, raffles, bubbles, bingo, games and prizes, crafts, and a concert featuring Knott’s Berry Farm’s famous Krazy Kirk and The Hillbillies who play favorite songs from the Beatles, Elvis Presley,…

July 13 – July 19
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July 13 – July 19

EDITOR’S PICK Sri Lanka Day at Pasadena City Hall, July 14 from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. (100 Garfield Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101). The 12th Annual Sri Lanka Day celebrates the sights, sounds, and flavors of the island with dance troupes, a fashion show, musical acts, an exotic food festival, a “Pageant of Lanka” parade…

July 6 – July 12
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July 6 – July 12

EDITOR’S PICK Summer Concert at Library Park, July 8 from 7-8:30 p.m. (321 S. Myrtle Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016). Enjoy an evening of Motown jams courtesy of The Tom Nolan Band. This event is free. For more information, contact the Public Services Department at (626) 256-8246. –MONROVIA Your weekly events July 6 Flavor of Thai…

New Arcadia Library and Museum Director Appointed
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New Arcadia Library and Museum Director Appointed

    The Library Board of Trustees has appointed Darlene Bradley to the position of Library and Museum Services Director after a nationwide search. Ms. Bradley is currently an Assistant Library Director and will succeed Mary Beth Hayes who retired on Dec. 30. The appointment was made effective on Dec. 31. “Making a person’s day…

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