Friday, October 26, 2012

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MHS Rummage & Bake Sale
Join Monrovia High School in their fundraiser efforts to help raise money for their Biology Dept. From the hours of 7:00am-1:00pm the sale will be taking place on the front lawn of the campus. Come by and show our local high school support!

Volunteer with hundreds of other residents as we gather throughout the city to help those in need with maintaining the aesthetic of their properties. The city's volunteers will be focusing on schools, parks, and the residences of elderly and disabled residents; many more other project's will be taking place. Sign up here and to find out more information before it's too late!

Costume goers' are invited to an afternoon of stories, songs, snack, craft and film celebrating all things Halloween at the Monrovia Public Library! Wear your costume! For ages 4 years through 5th grade. Click here, for more information



Tuesday, October 23, 2012

MHS Fundraiser Rummage/Bake Sale

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Support our local high school by attending the "Rummage & Bake Sale." This is a coordinated event by students & faculty at Monrovia High School. All proceeds will be donated to Monrovia High School's Biology Dept. The fundraiser will located on Colorado Blvd (the front lawn of the campus).


Friday, October 19, 2012

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Community Wildfire Public Form
Would you like to know how our community of the foothills can prepare for a hazardous wild fire? Monrovia is beginning the process to develop its own Community Wildfire Protection Plan. Attend to help make this community plan by voicing your concerns and priorities regarding this issue. The meeting will be held at the Monrovia City Hall located at 415 S. Ivy Ave beginning at 6:00 p.m. 
You can also participate by completing the Fire Department Survey here.

Music, Strings, & Things. Monrovia's very own Joe Ferrante Music Academy will be hosting live musical demonstrations, including a sing-along accompanied with instruments. Piano, violin, & guitar will all be featured at the exhibition. Recommended ages for children are from grades K-5. Parents RSVP now as space is limited. Click here for more information and to RSVP.

Are you a Los Angeles County resident possessing unwanted chemical or electrical waste? LA County has a free and legal way to dispose of the materials you no longer want. There will be two collection location's (Baldwin Park & Covina). For more information and times of the collection's, please click here.

  • Motor oil, oil filters, brake fluid
  • Used antifreeze
  • Paint, paint thinner, turpentine
  • Cleaners with acid or lye
  • Pesticides or herbicides
  • Household batteries or car batteries
  • Pool chemicals
  • CRTs, old TVs, misc. electronics
  • Mercury thermometers or thermostats
  • Used Needles or Sharps (In a sharp container or sturdy box labeled "SHARPS")
  • Unwanted or expired prescriptions

  • Explosives
  • Ammunition
  • Radioactive Materials
  • Trash
  • Tires
  • Business Waste
  • White Goods (stoves, fridges, etc.)
  • Controlled Substances


Friday, October 12, 2012

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Set for Life

Girl Power Conference
For young ladies, enroll and participate in a series of workshops geared towards the needs of you young women.

Taste of Monrovia
Enjoy the second annual Taste of Monrovia as local restaurants in Old Town Monrovia set sampling stations of various spirit beverages. Also, Latin Jazz band "The Delgado Brothers" will be serenading the evening with their musical tunes. For more information on the activities and event click, here.

Get Back to Work
The National Employment Council is hosting a six week program designed to employ participants. Learn how to use five steps to connect with employers in their field. Upon completion of the program, participants are matched with employers (jobs are not guaranteed). For more information click, here.

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Make a Difference in Monrovia

Sign up for a half day project or stop by Library Park anytime between 8am and 5pm to donate to the food drive, blood drive and underwear drive! 

Sunday, October 7, 2012

Easy Voter Guide

Election season is hard for more than just the candidates.  It's our votes that voice our priorities...but there are so many questions to consider.

What are the issues?  What does my vote mean?  Why is this important?

Fortunately, there are many of us asking the same questions, so there are many opportunities during this season to help you make decisions that best represent your values.  Here are just a few ideas to help make this season a productive one:

Still having a hard time sitting down to study? Invite a trusted friend or two to discuss some of the issues with you over dinner or coffee.

Friday, October 5, 2012

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Frankenweenie FOODraiser for pets
Friday - Sunday
Head to Krikorian this weekend to watch the movie Frankenweenie and bring along some pet food to show some love for Foothill Unity Center's Pet Food Bank.  The Pet Food Bank helps feed pets across the San Gabriel Valley - even Ellen donates! 

Find a showtime for you!

Writing Workshop "But it's funny in Russian"
John Vorhaus takes a humorous look at television production writing sitcoms from Russia to Nicaragua. His talk is part travelogue, part writing workshop. Writers and would-be writers should be there.  Be sure to sign up here.

Ballot Proposition Information Meeting
Be sure to RSVP to save a seat to learn how your vote will affect your schools, your streets and your pocketbook.

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Health Expo

FREE Screenings, including mamograms, cholesterol and bone density!  Come with a parent, friend or neighbor; this event is for everyone.

Monday, October 1, 2012