Community Calendar

Monrovia Happenings 2016


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December

December 1 - Cold Winter Homeless Shelter open

December 2 @ 10:00 a.m.- Julian Fisher Park Formal Dedication / Exotic Car Show in Old Town @ 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.


December 7 @ 6:00 p.m. - Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony & Holiday Parade 

December 11 - Holiday Home Decorating Contest Applications Due @ 5:00 p.m.


Upcoming Community Meetings scheduled for residents to learn more and ask questions about the proposed water rate adjustment prior to a formal Public Hearing that the City Council will conduct on January 16, 2018.  The community meeting dates include:

December 13 @ 7:00 p.m., Library Community Room

December 16 @ 10:00 a.m., Library Community Room

December 18 @ 7:00 p.m., Monrovia Community Center (119 West Palm Avenue)


December 15 Holiday Sing Along Event in Old Town @ 8:30 p.m.(400 block of Myrtle Avenue in Old Town)

December 19 - Holiday Home Decorating Contest Winners Awarded at City Hall in Council Chambers

December 31 - Sidewalk Poetry Contest Applications Due 


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REGULARLY SCHEDULED MEETINGS AND EVENTS

TWICE A WEEK

TUESDAYS and THURSDAYS 
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; www.foothillsprc.org

WEEKLY MEETINGS/EVENTS

VARYING WEEKLY EVENTS
 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 @ www.onestop.mcasweb.com  or directly to Job Workshop Calendar at  www.onestop.mcasweb.com/job-search-workshops

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

TUESDAY
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 www.monroviarotaryclub.com
            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

TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY OF EACH WEEK
            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

WEDNESDAY
            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

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

FRIDAY
            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.

SEMI-MONTHLY MEETINGS/EVENTS


MONDAY
           

TUESDAY
 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.

WEDNESDAY
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 monroviaschools.net and click on Board of Education, then click on meeting schedule.  

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

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

MONDAY
            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;  www.monroviapubliclibrary.org
            Monrovia Library Teen Advisory Board (6th-12th Grades), 1st Monday, Monrovia Library, 4 pm;Contact Elizabeth Schneider at eschneider@ci.monrovia.ca.us (626)256-8275 or mplyouthservices@ci.monrovia.ca.us (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 www.TheNeighborhoodFix.blogspot.com  or Follow on Facebook /MonroviaAreaPartnership;  email at map@ci.monrovia.ca.us or by phone at (626) 932-5563.

TUESDAY
            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;
               www.momsclubofmonrovia.com
            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 monroviagardenclub@yahoo.com
            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

WEDNESDAY
            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 www.foothillsmedia.org
            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 www.facebook.com/MADTownCouncil 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 www.methodisthospital.org Or   
            Methodist Hospital Stoke and Brain Injury Support Group; 2rd Wed., Classroom 2            
                Hospital 2 pm; call  (626)821-2344 or www.methodisthospital.org Or   
                www.methodisthospital.org/Events/Pages/Events.aspx      
            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

THURSDAY
            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; www.foothillcommunitydemocrats.org
Monrovia Chamber Mixers, normally 3rd Thursday 5:30 pm; contact Chamber for exact dates and
   details  (626)358-1159 or www.monroviacc.com
            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 www.mohpg.org
         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; www.moroks.com;
         Monrovia Traffic Safety Committee, Last Thursday, City Council Chambers, 2 pm  
           Monrovia Youth and Family Network Meeting, 2nd Thursday, Community Center, 10 am

FRIDAY
           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
                 website www.empower2purpose.com
Interfaith Counsel of Monrovia (ICM)  meets every 3rd Friday of the month at 8 am. For further     
      information please contact: Bobbi at  bobbir9@gmail.com
            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   

SATURDAY
           Anna H. Jones Club, 4th Saturday, 433 West Foothill Blvd., Monrovia; 1 pm contact Jones (626)357-3900; (626)673-6929 or gbjones51@aol.com
           Monrovia Produce Exchange, “Produce in the Park”, 1st Saturday, Library Park corner of Myrtle & Lime; 9-11 am; website www.produceinthepark.com
            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

BI-MONTHLY MEETINGS/EVENTS

            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 www.monviacc.com

 

QUARTERLY MEETINGS/EVENTS

            Monrovia Historical Museum Board, January, April, July, October, Historical Museum

 

 

 

SEASONAL AND SPECIAL EVENTS

            Citrus College Haugh Performing Arts Center – current schedule of performances at
                 www.haughpac.com
            Family Festival, Old Town, Friday evenings 5 – 9 pm; Myrtle Avenue; visit
                http://familyfestivalproductions.net/
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; www.monroviafinearts.org
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 website
          
  







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