Monday, May 15, 2017

Monrovia Days 2017 | May 20-21, 2017

Monrovia Days is our annual community birthday party where all Monrovians gather together to celebrate our talented youth and the Scholars and Champions from Monrovia Unified School District!  This year, we are extremely excited to be able to share that the Monrovia Days celebration will be a two-day event held Saturday, May 20, 2017, and Sunday, May 21, 2017… and we are even more thrilled to announce that… the City of Monrovia, the Monrovia Unified School District, and Centre Stage have coordinated to BRING BACK THE CARNIVAL!!!!!

We’ll still have the delicious Pancake Breakfast event, a Parade honoring our Scholars and Champions from MUSD, performances by our youth, Carnival food… and of course the famous Pie Eating Contest!

For more information, please check out the City’s website (www.cityofmonrovia.org), or visit the event website at www.MonroviaDays.org!  You won’t want to miss this weekend-long Community Celebration!!!


Wednesday, May 3, 2017

35th Annual MOHPG Historic Homes Tour | May 7, 2017

For the 35th year in a row, the Monrovia Historic Preservation Group will be hosting its annual home tour!  This year’s tour features six homes built between 1901 and 1921 – along with the Anderson House Museum, which was built in 1886.  Also, five of the six homes are located in the recently designated North Encinitas Historic District.


WHEN:             Sunday, May 7, 2017, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

WHERE:           The first two blocks of North Encinitas Avenue

TICKETS:         Advance ticket prices:  Adults - $20; Seniors (65+) - $15; Teens - $10; 12 & under free! Pre-sale tickets can be purchased in person from the Monrovia Chamber of Commerce and Dollmakers’ Kattywompus, both located on Myrtle Avenue.  Tickets can also be ordered online at Monrovia Historic Preservation Group.


Monday, May 1, 2017

Sign Up For Monrovia Renewal Updates!

Monrovia Renewal has started construction!  As you may recall, Monrovia Renewal is a multi-year initiative that will make priority repairs to the all of the City’s water & sewer pipelines, water facilities, streets, sidewalks, curbs, and gutters.  The initial work related to Monrovia Renewal has begun in the Southwest and Southeast portions of town, which includes the areas located to the eastern and western City limits located between Colorado Boulevard to the north and the 210 Freeway to the south.

In order to stay connected to everything related to Monrovia Renewal, we would encourage everyone to visit us online at www.cityofmonrovia.org/monroviarenewal.  While at the site, you can sign-up for e-mail updates by clicking on the “Monrovia Renewal Project Updates and Work Notices” tab, and following the instructions to subscribe!  An email sign-up instruction guide has been included as an attachment for your reference.

Monrovia Renewal is the largest public works project that the City has ever undertaken, and we appreciate your patience and support while we work to execute the identified infrastructure improvements throughout our community!

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

It's National Community Development Week!



This week is National Community Development Week and for this week, we celebrate Community Development Block Grants (CDBG)!
The CDBG program provides grants to Monrovia (and cities/counties all over the US) for housing rehabilitation and Code Enforcement. These grants are targeted to low-income and moderate-income persons and households. This program has helped thousands of Monrovians over the last THIRTY YEARS!
Want more information on our Residential Rehabilitation program? Check the link!


Thursday, April 13, 2017

MAP Neighborhood Conference - TWO WEEKS AWAY!!


Just a few quick announcements about our 8th Annual MAP Neighborhood Conference…can you believe it is in less than 2 weeks?? Have you registered yet? Have you told your neighbors to register yet? If not, PLEASE CLICK HERE ! We are so excited about our workshops, which were developed to continue to equip you with the tools needed to help lead improvements throughout every neighborhood in Monrovia (see them HERE!).

Did you know April 22 is also Earth Day? To celebrate, we are adding something new and exciting – a Succulent Plant Sale! Canyon Park is partnering with us to bring amazing succulents to us (make sure you bring cash!). How do you plant succulents, you ask? Lucky us, a Park Ranger will teach us in Session 2!





April 22 will be such a fun and amazing day, I can’t wait for everyone to see all the hard work we have put into this day. See you then…and don’t forget – wear your green shirts