Thursday, November 28, 2013

This Week's Beet



November 28 - December 5

This week in Monrovia!



Thursday





Old Town Black Friday
Friday





Saturday

All MAFA meetings are held at Paint ‘n’ Play Art Studio and Gallery, 
418 South Myrtle Ave., 
Monrovia, CA




Foothill Unity Center Holiday Sorting at the Toy Shoppe

Monday



Help us brighten the holidays for neighbors in need!

Each year, hundreds of community volunteers come together to help us prepare and distribute generous food boxes and holiday toys. We welcome you join us! Many families volunteer together (note December 21 shifts are for adults only). You must  pre-register for the shift(s) you choose.

Monday, December 2 – Thursday, December 19: Sorting at the Toy Shoppe

Winter Holiday Parade & Tree Lighting

Thursday







Thursday, November 21, 2013

This Week's Beet



November 22 - November 28


This upcoming week's events in Monrovia!



Friday




Friday




Date
Event
City
Time
Friday, November 22
Street Fair
City of Monrovia
S. Myrtle Ave. at Colorado Blvd.
5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Volunteer! Holiday 2013 

Thanksgiving Distribution

Each year, hundreds of community volunteers come together to help us prepare and distribute generous food boxes and holiday toys. We welcome you join us! Many families volunteer together (note December 21 shifts are for adults only). You must pre-register for the shift(s) you choose.


Saturday, November 23: Packing at the Arboretum
Monday, November 25:  Distribution at the Arboretum
Tuesday, November 26: – Distribution at Monrovia and Pasadena Centers






Friday, November 15, 2013

This Week's Beet



November 15 - November 21


This upcoming week's events in Monrovia!

Saturday

Saturday November 16, 2013
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Community Room
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Hunger Games Challenge
 
Watch Hunger Games and then become a tribute yourself.  Test your mental and physical skills in Hunger Games trivia and challenges.  May the odds be ever in your favor!
 
For 6th through 12th grade in the Library Community Room.


Saturday

Saturday, November 16th, 8am - 6pm 
Monrovia - Monrovia High School 

FIRST® Tech Challenge (FTC®)

FTC is designed for those who want to compete head-to-head, using a sports model. Teams of up to 10 students are responsible for designing, building, and programming their robots to compete in an alliance format against other teams. The robot kit is reusable from year-to-year and is programmed using a variety of languages. Teams, including coaches, mentors and volunteers, are required to develop strategy and build robots based on sound engineering principles. Awards are given for the competition as for well as for community outreach, design, and other real-world accomplishments.

Students in grades 7-12 get to:
  • Design, build, and program robots
  • Apply real-world math and science concepts
  • Develop problem-solving, organizational, and team-building skills
  • Compete and cooperate in alliances and tournaments
  • Earn a place in the World Championship
  • Qualify for over $10.4 million in college scholarships 



Monday

Monday November 18, 2013
6:00 PM to 7:45 PM
Community Room

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Dress in your pajamas, bring your blanket, pillow and your favorite stuffed friend to join us for Monday Movie Night! Enjoy freshly popped popcorn as we cuddle up to watch a terrific movie with your family!  This event is sponsored by Friends of the Monrovia Public Library.
 
Can you guess the movie by reading the clue below?
 
Tonight's Movie Clue: 'The daughter of a Native American tribe chief and English soldier share a romance when English colonists invade 17th century Virginia.' (Rated G)



Interfaith Council of Monrovia Thanksgiving Program “Hearts United in Thanksgiving”

“HEARTS UNITED IN THANKSGIVING”
A THANKSGIVING PROGRAM

Presented By:

The Interfaith Council of Monrovia
(All Faith Traditions are Welcomed)

THURSDAY NOVEMBER 21, 2013
7:00pm - 8:00pm   Program
8:00pm - 8:30pm     Reception

MONROVIA UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
140 E PALM AVENUE
MONROVIA, CA

Monetary donations will be collected and presented to the Foothill Unity Center.
Please bring a can of green beans for the Big Sunday food drive.


Friday, November 8, 2013

This Week's Beet



November 8 - November 14


This upcoming week's events in Monrovia!


Monrovia Duarte Black Alumni Association 21st Annual Dinner Dance
Saturday




Veterans Day Ceremony
Saturday

November 11th 
9 AM
Library Park in Monrovia, CA






Thursday, November 7, 2013

MAP Leadership Graduates


Congratulations to the 6th class of MAP Leadership Academy Graduates.  Look for these community leaders making a difference in their neighborhoods and the community.  Great job everyone!

Monday, November 4, 2013

VOTE for school board tomorrow

Need more information?  Click names for interviews with candidates.

Scott Pomrehn
Terrance Williams
Ruhiyyih Yuille
Alex Zucco


We'll see you at the polls!

Friday, November 1, 2013

This Week's Beet



November 1 - November 7


This upcoming week's events in Monrovia!


Santa Anita Family YMCA Healthy Halloween Candy Buy-Back 
Friday





Foothills Pregnancy Resource Center Annual Gala “Art is Life … Life is Art” Art Show
Friday




Saturday

Saturday, November 2, 2013 - 9:00am

Recreation Park
620 S Shamrock Avenue
MonroviaCA 91016

The workshop will include a speaker from Smart Gardening who will have all kinds of tips for successful gardens, from the importance of worms to drought-and-fire-resistant landscaping. Compost and worm bins will be available for Monrovia residents to purchase at a discounted price.


Saturday

The Monrovia Produce in the Park (PitP) is a group of people dedicated to sharing locally grown food in an effort to:
  • Decrease food waste
  • Exchange gardening, cooking and other useful tips
  • Create an awesome community of awesome people


Saturday




MAP Neighborhood Leadership Academy Graduation!!!!
Tuesday

November 5th
7 pm
City Council Chambers
415 S Ivy Ave.


Come and meet our newest MAP Leadership Academy Graduates!