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THURSDAY'S 7:00 pm-9:00 pm




Thu     30        Pasadena Humane Society Mobile Wellness Clinic; Foothill Unity Center, 790 W Chestnut,Monrovia. Does your dog or cat need their annual shots or rabies vaccination? Protect your pet with ease at our low-cost vaccine clinic. Microchipping and pet licensing services will also be available. 5:30 -7:30 pm; information go to



Wed     5         Monrovia Area Partnership Map Youth Leadership Academy, Class 1 of 7, “About You and Your Community”, Monrovia Library Community Room, 321 S Myrtle Ave, 3-5 pm; information

Thu     6         Monrovia Area Partnership MAP Leadership Academy, Class 1 of 7 “Monrovia & You”, Monrovia Community Center 119 W Palm Ave; 7-9 pm; information

                   League of Women Voters Pasadena Area Fall Kick-Off League Day “Voices from the Front Lines – Voter Engagement and Empowerment, 160 S Oakland Ave Pasadena; 8 am – 11:15 am; RSVP go to or call (626)798-0965

Fri 7 & Sat 8  Friends of the Monrovia Public Library Annual Fall Book Sale, Monrovia Library, 321 South Myrtle Ave; Fri 9/7 12 Noon – 5 pm; Sat 10 am – 3:45 pm and $5 Bag Sale 4-5 pm. All proceeds benefit the Monrovia Public Library.  Information go to

Sat      8        28th Annual Monrovia Car Show hosted by Street Rods Forever,  Old Town Monrovia,9 am – 3 pm.

Sun      9        Grandparent’s Day

            9        Rosh Hashanah Begins at Sundown

Mon    10        Monrovia Community Coordinating Council Meeting (rescheduled from Mon 9/3); First Presbyterian Church Fireside Room; 101 E Foothill Blvd, Monrovia; 7:30 am

Tue     11        Patriot Day; National Day of Service and Remembrance

           11        Rosh Hashanah Ends at Sundown

Wed    12        Monrovia Area Partnership Map Youth Leadership Academy, Class 2 of 7, “Walking Tour of Monrovia”, Monrovia Library Community Room, 321 S Myrtle Ave, 3-5 pm; information

Thu     13        Monrovia Area Partnership MAP Leadership Academy, Class 2 of 7 “Connecting in the Community”, Monrovia Community Center 119 W Palm Ave; 7-9 pm; information

Sat     15        Monrovia Chamber presents 3rd Annual Monrovia Station Beer, Wine & Music Fest at the Station Square Park in Monrovia; unique event celebrating craft beer, wine sampling & live music. Ride the Metro Gold Line and exit at the Monrovia Station Square Park. Savor the art of brewing and wine tasting as you sample over 30+ craft beer and wines from award winning breweries & wineries. Purchase delicious food from popular local food vendors. Proceeds benefiting the Monrovia Chamber of Commerce & Boys & Girls Club of the Foothills.VIP Adm $50 (Early Entry 4-5 pm); Gen Adm $40 (5-8 pm) Designated Driver $20 (5-8 pm) Adm day of $55 CASH  (5-8 pm)  $57.50 Credit Card 4–8 pm Information and tickets go to

Mon    17        Constitution Day

          17        KGEM TV 1st Quarterly Video Production Training Seminar – Mobile Video Production; KGEM Studio 847 E Olive Ave, Monrovia; 7 pm; information/reserve a space, contact Executive Director Anthony Clegg, (626) 357-4974;; also see

Tue    18        Yom Kippur Begins at Sundown and Ends at Sundown on Wed 9/19

          18        Worley Parsons hosts Blood Drive for benefit of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles; 181 W Huntington Drive, Monrovia; 8 am – 2 pm; information contact Ingrid Arias (626)840-8249 or email; also see CHLA link for making Appt. and event flyer below

Wed    19        Monrovia Area Partnership Map Youth Leadership Academy, Class 3 of 7, “The Volunteer and the Importance of #SelfCare”, Monrovia Library Community Room, 321 S Myrtle Ave, 3-5 pm; information

Thu     20        Monrovia Area Partnership MAP Leadership Academy, Class 3 of 7 “Local Government”, Monrovia Community Center 119 W Palm Ave; 7-9 pm; information

Fri       21        POW/MIA Recognition Day

Sat      22        First Day of Fall

           22        MOHPG 2ND Annual Earthquake Workshop, Monrovia Library Community Rm 321 S Myrtle Ave; RSVP a must!  Contact Jim Wigton (626)599-8187; email

Wed    26        Monrovia Area Partnership Map Youth Leadership Academy, Class 4 of 7, “Meet Your Police Department”, Monrovia Library Community Room, 321 S Myrtle Ave, 3-5 pm; information

Thu     27        Foothill Unity Golden Plate Awards, Los Angeles County Arboretum Ayres Hall;  11:30 am 1:30 pm; information contact Raina Martinez (626)358-3486; email

          27        Monrovia Area Partnership MAP Leadership Academy, Class 4 of 7 “Tools & Resources”, Monrovia Community Center 119 W Palm Ave; 7-9 pm; information

Sat      29        Monrovia Rotary Club Casino Night and “FUN-raiser” – Monrovia Historical Museum, 742 E Lemon Ave, Monrovia.  Games, prizes, food, auction, live music by the “Soundbytes”; have fun all while helping the Monrovia Rotary Club help those thatneed help in our community! Tickets $50 - Learn more and purchase tickets at

           29        Monrovia United Methodist Church Annual Luau, 140 E Palm,Monrovia; Dinner Buffet Including Roasted Pig and Desserts; Live Polynesian Entertainment $20 Tickets ON SALE NOW!! Kids 6-12 $10; Kids 5 and under FREE; Space is limited; 4:30-7:30 pm; information or to buy tickets call Church office at (626) 303 2783 or Janie Duncan cell at (626) 210-3277

Sun     30        Pasadena Humane Society 20th Annual Wiggle, Waggle, Walk Event, Brookside Park, Pasadena;  8 am; Registration and Information go to


Sept 15 – Oct 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month
National Breast Cancer Awareness Month;
National Fire Prevention Month; National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Wed      3        Monrovia Area Partnership Map Youth Leadership Academy, Class 5 of 7, “Interviews”, Monrovia Library Community Room, 321 S Myrtle Ave, 3-5 pm; information

Thu       4        Monrovia Area Partnership MAP Leadership Academy, Class 5 of 7 “Achieving Community Trust”, Monrovia Community Center 119 W Palm Ave; 7-9 pm; information

Mon      8        Columbus Day

Wed    10        Monrovia Area Partnership Map Youth Leadership Academy, Class 6 of 7, “Public Speaking”, Monrovia Library Community Room, 321 S Myrtle Ave, 3-5 pm; information

Thu     11        Monrovia Area Partnership MAP Leadership Academy, Class 6 of 7 “Public Speaking & Facilitation Training”, Monrovia Community Center 119 W Palm Ave; 7-9 pm; information

11        SAVE THE DATE – Monrovia School’s Foundation 30th Anniversary Celebration; 6 – 9 pm; details TBA; information contact Debbie Elliott Penzer, or go to website www.getinvolved@monroviaschoolsfoundation@org

Tue     16        National Boss’s Day

Wed    17        Monrovia Area Partnership Map Youth Leadership Academy, Class 1 of 7, “Actiion!”, Monrovia Library Community Room, 321 S Myrtle Ave, 3-5 pm; information

Thu     18        Monrovia Area Partnership MAP Leadership Academy, Class 7 of 7 “Putting Theory to Practice”, Monrovia Community Center 119 W Palm Ave; 7-9 pm; information

Sun    21        Kiwanis Taste of Old Town; a festival of food, music and spirits taking place on South Myrtle Ave in Monrovia Old Town showcasing local culinary arts and beverages. Proceeds support Kiwanis and all of the great things they do to assist youth programs in the community. Online tickets available until midnight on October 20th. Tickets presale $55 and $75 at the Door; 21 and over only. Information and tickets go to

Sat      27        Make a Difference Day (including used shoe collection, rain barrel sales, and fire alarm installations for seniors), Monrovia Library Park 321 S Myrtle Ave and various work sites in Monrovia; 8 am; information contact Penny Arroyo (626) 256-8187

27        Monrovia Association of Fine Arts (MAFA) Fall Evening Art Walk, East side of 400 block of South Myrtle Ave; 7 – 10 pm; information contact Christine Geltz (626)483-0560;

Sun    28        Monrovia Guild of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Annual Fall Luncheon “Celebrating Love and 70 Years of Giving” – the 20th Annual and celebrating 70 years of the founding of the Monrovia Guild of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles; Embassy Suites, 211 E. Huntington Dr., Arcadia; 11:30 am; tickets $65; information contact Becky Shevlin (626)253-0072;

Wed    31        Halloween

31        SAVE THE DATE  - Each year, the City and the Monrovia Old Town Advisory Board host the Annual Old Town Trick-or-Treat & Halloween Bash in Old Town Monrovia at Library Park (321 South Myrtle Avenue). The afternoon is filled with ghoulish fun for the entire family!  The “Trick-or-Treat” event takes place in Old Town and is sponsored by the Monrovia Old Town Advisory Board.  The Costume Contest is held in Library Park and is free of charge.  Don’t forget to register your furry friend in the Dog Costume Contest, too! This is a rain or shine event! In the event of rain, the costume contest is held in the Community Center. For additional information, please contact the Public Services Department at (626) 256-8246.




United Thrift Shop benefiting Foothills Pregnancy Resource Center and First United Methodist Church of Monrovia; located at First United Methodist Church,140 East Palm Avenue; 9 am – 2 pm; Donations by appointment only call (626) 303-2783; volunteers call Foothill Pregnancy Center at (626)358-2122;


 Monrovia Adult School Free Weekly Job Search Workshops, 920 S. Mountain, Rm 35
One Stop Career Center; Classes on varying Job Search topics offered on weekly basis on varying days and times; info call (626)471-3052 or go to Website @  or directly to Job Workshop Calendar at

Senior Stretch, Community Center, 119 W. Palm, 1pm; information (626)256-8246

Free Diabetes Education Classes, Methodist Hospital, Classroom 3, first 4 Tues of each month;
            4:30-6:30 pm, info or registration call (626)821-2344
            Monrovia Rotary Club, Monrovian Restaurant, Noon
            New Horizon Club, Community Center, 119 W. Palm,10:30 am; info (626)256-8246
            Monrovia Library, Baby Time, 10:15-10:30 am
            Monrovia Library, Time for Twos (age 2), 10:45 - 11:15 am
            Monrovia Library, Family Game Night, 5:30-7:30 pm

            Santa Anita Family YMCA Homework Heroes at the Santa Anita YMCA
            Tuesday 3pm to 5pm
            Wednesday 1:30pm 3:30pm
            Thursday 3pm to 5pm
            ALL sessions at YMCA; For information or to volunteer call (626) 359-9244

            Card Players – Bridge, Community Center, 6 p.m.       
            Gad-A-Bouts Club, Community Center, 10 a.m.
            Healthy Wednesdays Dept. of Public Services Healthy Wednesday Free Program to
                All seniors; Noon – 3 pm
            Monrovia Development Review Committee, City Council Chambers, 2 p.m.
            Monrovia Library, Great Adventures (grades 2nd-5th) and parents  3:30 p.m.
            Monrovia Library, Munchkin Storytime (ages 3-5), 10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
            Senior Friendly Crafters, Community Center Craft Rm., Noon – 3 pm

            Monrovia Kiwanis Club, Monrovian Restaurant, Noon;
            Santa Anita Family Service “Chronic Illness Support Group” meets at Methodist Hospital,
               Information (626) 359-9358 x 38

            Folk Music Concert, Doll Makers, 412 South Myrtle Avenue, 8 – 10 pm
            Monrovia Street Fair and Farmers Market, Old Town, 5 – 9 p.m.        
            Senior (50+) Stomper Walking Group, Community Center Kay Dalton Rm, 9 a.m.



 Beta Sigma Phi Mtgs (org provides opportunities for social, service & cultural enrichment),
1st & 3rd Tues evenings, locations vary; info call Katie Gunderson Watson (626) 359-1055 City Council, 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, City Council Chambers, 7:30 p.m.

Monrovia Unified Schools Board of Education, 2nd and 4th Wednesdays, District Offices, 7 p.m.    As schedule may change from time to time, for full and up-to-date schedule of meetings, go to and click on Board of Education, then click on meeting schedule.  

 Monrovia Lions Club, 1st and 3rd Thursdays, Child Care Bldg, South Mountain, 6:30 p.m.

            Anderson House open, 3rd Sunday, 1-4 p.m.

            Foothill Unity Center Auxiliary Meeting,  1st Monday, Foothill Unity Center, 6 p.m.
            Foothill Unity Center Board Meeting, 4th Monday, at Noon, Locations Vary
            Monrovia Community Coordinating Council, 1st Monday, except Sept. Meeting on 2nd Monday Coordinating Council dark in July & Aug., Fireside Rm First Presbyterian Church 7:30 am Monrovia Library Monday Movie Night, 3rd Monday from 6 – 7:45 pm in the Library Community Room; Sponsored by Friends of the Monrovia Public Library; information (626)256-8274;
            Monrovia Library Teen Advisory Board (6th-12th Grades), 1st Monday, Monrovia Library, 4 pm;Contact Elizabeth Schneider at (626)256-8275 or (626)256-8274
            Multiple Sclerosis Get-Togethers, 2nd Monday, First Presbyterian Church, 101 E. Foothill Blvd., information call Aynn Freeman at (626) 303-4343
            Youth Leadership Academy – 1st Wednesday September – May at 2-4:30 pm; For more information, go to  or Follow on Facebook /MonroviaAreaPartnership;  email at or by phone at (626) 932-5563.

            Free Blood Pressure Screenings 2nd Tuesday Sponsored by Methodist Hospital at Monrovia 
               Community Center, 119 W. Palm; 9:15 - 10:15 a.m., information (626)256-8246
              Also on 4th Wednesday 9 – 10 am (No screenings in November)
            Boys & Girls Club of the Foothills Board Meeting, 1st Tuesday, Boys & Girls Club, Noon
            Chamber Government Affairs Meeting, 2nd Tuesday, Chamber Offices, 8 a.m.
            Public Services Commission, 2nd Tuesday, Community Center, 7:00 p.m.
            Methodist Hospital Diabetes Education Series, 1st Tuesday, Classroom 3, 4:30-6:30 pm; to
                Register, call (626) 821-2344;
            Mom’s Club of Monrovia, 2nd Tuesday, Boys & Girls Club, Recreation Park, 10 am;
            Monrovia Association of Fine Arts - General Mtg, 4th Tuesday, Paint ‘N Play, Myrtle Ave, 7-8 p.m.
Monrovia Garden Club, 4th  Tuesday, Sept –  May; June Meeting 3rd Tuesday; no meetings
    July and August;  Fellowship Hall (basement), 1st Presbyterian Church, 101 E. Foothill, 7:30 pm;
    (626) 359-1729  or email
            Monrovia League Meeting, 3rd Tuesday, St. Luke’s Church, 10 am
            Monrovia Library Novel – T’s Book Club, 4th Tuesday at 6:45 PM in the Library Community Room.
            Monrovia Old Town Association Board Mtg., 2nd Tuesday, City Hall, Council Chambers, 9:30 am
            New Horizon Club Board Meeting, 3rd Tuesday, Community Center, 9:30 am
            San Gabriel Valley Volunteer Center Board Mtg., 4th Tuesday, Community Center, 4 pm
            Santa Anita Family YMCA Board Meeting, Last Tuesday, YMCA, 7:30 am

            Canyon Park Volunteer Meeting, 3rd Wednesday, Canyon Park, 7:30 pm
            Chamber of Commerce Board Meeting, 4th  Wednesday, Monrovia Chamber Conf. Rm., Noon
            Community Media of the Foothills (KGEM) Producers Club, 3rd Wednesday, 7-9 pm,  847 E.
                Olive Ave., Monrovia; contact Marlene Gibb (626)357-4979 or
            Free Blood Pressure Screenings 4th Wednesday Sponsored by Methodist Hospital at Monrovia Community Center, 119 W. Palm; 9 - 10 a.m., information (626)256-8246
      Also on 2nd Tuesday  9:15 – 10:15 am (No screenings in November)
            Gad-A-Bouts Club Board Meeting, 1nd Wednesday, Community Center, 9 am
            Healthy Wednesday’s  on  the 1st Wednesday; Free program on variety of healthy living and senior health topics for all seniors  50+; Monrovia Community Center 119 W. Palm Ave.; 10:30 am; information call (626)256-8246. 
            MAD Town Council (Monrovia, Arcadia, Duarte Unincorporated Areas), 3rd Wednesday, 7 pmMeeting locations to rotate, contact MAD Town Council Member Terrence Williams at (626)216-6758; also go to to see their Facebook Page – Monrovia Arcadia Duarte Town Council.                   
            Methodist Hospital Mended Heart Support Group; people with heart disease; 3rd Wed., Classroom 4
                Hospital 2 pm; call  (626)898-8000 or Or   
            Methodist Hospital Stoke and Brain Injury Support Group; 2rd Wed., Classroom 2            
                Hospital 2 pm; call  (626)821-2344 or Or   
            Monrovia Historic Preservation Commission, Wed following the 4th Tues, City Council Chambers,
                7:00 p.m. (Nov/Dec 3rd Wed)
         Monrovia Planning Commission, Wed. following 2nd Tuesday, City Council Chambers, 7:30 pm
            Monrovia Reads Meeting, 1st Wednesday, Community Center, Noon
            Monrovia Youth Commission, 3rd Wednesday, Community Center, 3:30 pm
            Quota International, 3rd Wednesday, Community Center, Noon

            American Legion Post #44, 2nd Thursday, Community Center, 7 pm
Community Media of the Foothills Board Meeting, 2nd Thursday, City Council Chambers, 7 pm
Foothill Community Democrats, 4th Thurs, Peach Café, 7 pm;
Monrovia Chamber Mixers, normally 3rd Thursday 5:30 pm; contact Chamber for exact dates and
   details  (626)358-1159 or
            Monrovia High School Alumni Association, 2nd Thursday, Community Center, 7 pm
           Monrovia Library Board Meeting, 4th Thursday, Community Center, 7 pm
         Monrovia Historic Preservation Group (MOHPG), 3rd Thurs evening, locations & exact times vary
         Monrovia Providers Group, 1st Thursday, Community Center, 8:30 am; community agencies working   together to deal with issues relating to senior citizens in the City of Monrovia through educational opportunities and activities
         Monrovia Rockhounds, 3rd Thurs., United Methodist Church, 140 E Palm, 7 pm;;
         Monrovia Traffic Safety Committee, Last Thursday, City Council Chambers, 2 pm  
           Monrovia Youth and Family Network Meeting, 2nd Thursday, Community Center, 10 am

           Free Blood Pressure Screenings, 2nd Friday, sponsored by Methodist Hospital, Arcadia Community
                  Cntr 10-30 – 11:30 am; information call (626) 574-5113   
           Girl Power, 4th Friday of each month, Santa Anita Family YMCA, 7-10 pm info call (626) 404-6740
Interfaith Counsel of Monrovia (ICM)  meets every 3rd Friday of the month at 8 am. For further     
      information please contact: Bobbi at
            Senior (50+) Free Afternoon Movies & Munchies last Friday of each month, Monrovia Library
            Community Room 12 Noon; information contact the Community Center at (626)256-8246   

           Anna H. Jones Club, 4th Saturday, 433 West Foothill Blvd., Monrovia; 1 pm contact Jones (626)357-3900; (626)673-6929 or
           Monrovia Produce Exchange, “Produce in the Park”, 1st Saturday, Library Park corner of Myrtle & Lime; 9-11 am; website
            San Gabriel Valley NAACP, 3rd Saturday at 10 am, West Covina Senior Center, 2501 E Cortez St, West Covina; (626)913-1338 or (626)965-4342


            Chamber Beacon Committee Meeting, 4th Monday, Sept, Nov, Jan. March, May; Dark
                June-August; some meetings may be other than 4th Mon to accommodate MSUD and general Holiday schedules; Chamber Offices, 8 am; information contact Chamber (626)359-1159
            Monrovia Chamber Networking Lunches, 4th Thursday, January, March, May, July, September November, contact the Chamber for specific schedule and details (626)358-1159 or


            Monrovia Historical Museum Board, January, April, July, October, Historical Museum
            Monrovia Area Partnership (MAP) Ed Quarterly Meetings


            Citrus College Haugh Performing Arts Center – current schedule of performances at
            Family Festival, Old Town, Friday evenings 5 – 9 pm; Myrtle Avenue; visit
Los Angeles County HHW/E-WASTE Collection Events
    All residents of Los Angeles County may also utilize mobile, one-day collection events throughout
    the County to properly dispose of HHW/E-Waste FREE of charge. Events are from 9:00 a.m. to
    3:00 p.m. (normally on Saturdays unless otherwise noted). Rain or shine, collection events will be
    held. Click here for a printable flyer. click here for schedule dates & locations          
Monrovia Assoc of Fine Arts Summer Art Walks; 400-500 Block of S. Myrtle, 6-10 pm;
     Last Saturday of June, July and August;
Monrovia Library Story Spectacular, Holiday stories, songs, crafts, movie, snacks and more
     Ages 5 – 5th Grade; dates TBA and will be placed in general calendar or check                 Library websit


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