Community Calendar

Monrovia Happenings 2016

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APRIL 21st, 9:30 am-2:30 pm

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February is: Black History Month; Heart Disease Awareness Month; National Cancer Prevention Month

Fri 16 Knights of Columbus Hall, Lenten Fish Fry, Fridays through Good Friday March 30, 130 W. Pomona Ave, Monrovia; Adults $10; Child $5; Grilled Cheese $4; 5:30 – 8 pm; take-out available, please call (626)359-6489

Sat 17 Monrovia Duarte Black Alumni Association/MUSD Black History Month Art Festival, Wild Rose Elementary School, 232 Jasmine Ave; 3:30 – 5:30 pm; information contact Barbara Gholar (626)392-5512 or email:

Sun 18 “Hamiltunes” sponsored by Centre State Inc., Broadway’s “Hamilton” sing-along/karaoke Performances at the IFGF Church 147 West Palm Avenue, Monrovia; 3 pm information contact Keely Milliken (626)297-4758; email; website

Mon 19 President’s Day – All MUSD Sites Closed

Fri 23 Knights of Columbus Hall, Lenten Fish Fry, Fridays through Good Friday March 30, 130 W. Pomona Ave, Monrovia; Adults $10; Child $5; Grilled Cheese $4; 5:30 – 8 pm; take-out available, please call (626)359-6489

Sat 24 Monrovia Youth Baseball League Opening Day Ceremonies; Recreation Park; Santa Anita Little League Opening Ceremonies, Lojeski Field, Arcadia
      24 Monrovia Duarte Black Alumni Association Annual Black History Luncheon, Monrovia Community Center, 119 W Palm Ave; 1-4:30 pm; tickets ($20) available AFTER February 3, 2018 at Simply Divine Salon 315 W Huntington Dr, Monrovia; information contact Barbara Gholar (626)392-5512 or email:

Sun 25 Dedication of Historic Santa Fe Depot and Bob Barlett Mosaic Monument Gold Line Station, Station Square; light lunch at noon and dedications at 1 pm 
       25 MOHPG Annual Membership Potluck 5:30 pm

Tue 27 Community Mtg. in response to homelessness issues.  Public Health Meeting with LA Count Dept of Public Health to discuss Hepatitis A related issues Library Community Room, 321 S Myrtle Ave; 7 pm

Wed 28 Purim Begins at Sundown and ends Sundown Thurs March 1


March is Women’s History Month; National Reading Awareness Month
Healing Connections March4Balance Month; follow on Facebook

Thu 1  Monrovia Reads Across Monrovia in local classrooms (8 – 9 ish am)  followed in the evening by Monrovia Reads “So All May Read” Fundraising Event; Doubletree by Hilton, 924 W Huntington Dr, Monrovia; $60 per person; RSVP BY 2/23 TO (626)303-6600 or

       1  Assemblymember Holden Hosting a Public Safety Meeting in Monrovia at the        Community Center, 119 W Palm Ave; Assemblymember Chris Holden will be hosting a public safety meeting to discuss issues related to Proposition 47 and 57 at the Monrovia Community Center; 5:30 p.m.

Fri 2 Knights of Columbus Hall, Lenten Fish Fry, Fridays through Good Friday March 30, 130 W. Pomona Ave, Monrovia; Adults $10; Child $5; Grilled Cheese $4; 5:30 – 8 pm; take-out available, please call (626)359-6489

Sat 3 & Sun 4 Monrovia Rockhound Gem & Mineral Show; Los Angeles County Arboretum, 301 North Baldwin Ave.; 9 am – 4:30 pm; for more information contact JoAnna Ritchey (626)359-1624; email; website

Mon 5 MUSD All Staff Inserve – Pupil Free Day

Fri 9 Knights of Columbus Hall, Lenten Fish Fry, Fridays through Good Friday March 30, 130 W. Pomona Ave, Monrovia; Adults $10; Child $5; Grilled Cheese $4; 5:30 – 8 pm; take-out
                        available, please call (626)359-6489

Sat 10 Monrovia Area Partnership Block Party, Second Baptist Church, 925 S Shamrock Ave, Monrovia;. Join in for a great afternoon of family fun, games, prizes… and a very special art Unveiling honoring Lieutenant Colonel Allen Allensworth! 11 am - 2 pm

Sun 11 Dayight Saving Time Begins

Fri 16 St. Baldrick’s FuzzFest – fundraising for Children’s Cancers – Friday Night Street Fair, Monrovia Old Town;  contact Dominque Strivings (626)695-5991 for more info or go to

Fri 16 Knights of Columbus Hall, Lenten Fish Fry, Fridays through Good Friday March 30, 130 W. Pomona Ave, Monrovia; Adults $10; Child $5; Grilled Cheese $4; 5:30 – 8 pm; take-out available, please call (626)359-6489

Thu 15 – Sun 18 Arcadia Performing Arts Center presents “Beauty & The Beast”; information contact Keely Milliken (626)297-4758; email or
Sat 17 St. Patrick’s Day

      17 SAVE THE DATE – MUSD Louise K. Taylor Performing Arts Center Fundraising Event; details TBA

Tue 20 First Day of Spring

Fri 23 Knights of Columbus Hall, Lenten Fish Fry, Fridays through Good Friday March 30, 130 W. Pomona Ave, Monrovia; Adults $10; Child $5; Grilled Cheese $4; 5:30 – 8 pm; take-out available, please call (626)359-6489

Sun 25 Palm Sunday

Thu 26 MUSD Elementary Olympic Games; Monrovia High School, 845 W Colorado Blvd; 8 am – 2 pm

Fri 30 Cesar Chavez Day – All MUSD School Sites Close
     30 Good Friday
     30 Passover Begins at Sundown and ends at Sundown Sat April 7     
     30 Knights of Columbus Hall, Lenten Fish Fry, Fridays through Good Friday March 30, 130 W. Pomona Ave, Monrovia; Adults $10; Child $5; Grilled Cheese $4; 5:30 – 8 pm; take-out available, please call (626)359-6489




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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