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Monrovia Happenings 2016


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MONROVIA AREA PARTNERSHIP FALL LEADERSHIP TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES 

Monrovia Area Partnership Adult Leadership Adult - Thurs. 7 – 9 pm; Sept. 7 – Oct. 19, 2017 with 
Graduation on Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Monrovia Area Partnership Youth Leadership Academy – 1st and 3rd Wednesday 3 – 5 pm; 13 Sessions September 6, 2017 – April 18, 2018 – Grades 6th – 12th; Topics - Integrity & Conflict Resolution; A Look into Local Government; Volunteering in Your Community; Meeting Local Youth Organizations; Public Speaking; Resume Building & Interview Skills.  The Program will register 30 youth and applications will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis with priority being given to Monrovia residents and first time participants.  First Session at Monrovia Library Community Rm with remaining 12 sessions at various locations in Monrovia. Participants will be asked to be committed to attending and completing all 13 classes in order to graduate with their class. 

July 

Sat 1 St. Luke’s and Rebuilding Together Parkin g Lot Sale, southeast corner of Foothill Blvd. 
And South California Ave; 8 am – 1 pm; information contact Rev. Neil Tadken (626)357-7071; refntadken@saintlukesmonrovia.org; website www.saintlukesmonrovia.org
1 MOHPG walking tour of the downtown area of Monrovia 10 am.  Cost is $5 per person – 
RSVPs not necessary.  Meet at the SE corner of Palm and Myrtle. Walk 8 city blocks over a 2-hour period, learning about early Monrovia, its buildings, its people, and the things that make this town special.  
1 Monrovia Area Partnership Quarterly, Monrovia Library Community Room, 11 am – 1 pm
or contact Ariel Tolefree-Williams (626) 932-5563 atolefree@ci.monrovia.ca.us


Tue 4 NO CITY COUNCIL MEETING; rescheduled for Wednesday, July 5, 2017, City Council 
Chambers, 7:30 pm
4 4th of July Concert & Fireworks Show -  7:00 pm
The City of Monrovia's 4th of July Concert & Fireworks Show is scheduled for Tuesday, July 4. Entertainment will begin at 3:00 p.m. with recorded music, followed by a live band (Nite Owl) playing from 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.  The Fireworks Show is free of charge and is scheduled to begin at 9:00 p.m. and will last approximately 20 minutes.  Spectators may reserve a park space no larger than 10 x 10 feet and must be supervised at all times.The City of Monrovia is offering a decorating contest at this year's Fireworks Show!  All are invited to participate by decorating their 10 x 10 foot space in Library Park, with a chance to win an award for: Most Creative, Most Patriotic, Judges Award.  For contest rules and information, interested participants may download, complete and return the attached entry form to the Monrovia Community Center, 119 West Palm Avenue. Good Luck! For additional information, please contact the Public Services Department at (626) 256-8246.

Wed 5 City Council Meeting; rescheduled from July 4, 2017, City Council Chambers, 7:30 pm;

Sat 8 Public Services Dept Presents the Summer Saturday Concert Series -  Station Square 
Amphitheater - 1601 South Myrtle Ave.; AD & The Soul Co. (R&B/Blues); 7 – 8:30 pm; 
For additional information, please contact the Public Services Department at (626) 256-8246.

Sun 9 Public Services Dept Presents the Summer Sunday Concert Series, Library Park, Rotary Club Bandshell - 321 South Myrtle Ave.;Time Bomb (Rocking Hits of the 1975 – 1985), 7-8:30 pm. 
For additional information, please contact the Public Services Department at (626) 256-8246.

Wed 12 Public Services Dept in partnership with the Levit Pavilion Presents four Wednesday Summer evening Concerts; Station Square Amphitheater - 1601 South Myrtle Ave.; Concert 1 of 4 
Teresa James & The Rhythm Tramps (Jazz/Blues); 7 – 8:30 pm; for additional information, please contact the Public Services Department at (626) 256-8246.

Fri 14 MUSD Last Day of Summer School Grades K-8

Sat 15 MAP Neighborhood Movie Nights - Finding Dory Rated PG, Rotary Park, 401 S California Ave; 7 pm (showtime approximated 8 pm) 
15 Public Services Dept Presents the Summer Saturday Concert Series -  Station Square 
Amphitheater - 1601 South Myrtle Ave.; the Nolan Shaheed Quintet (Jazz); 7 – 8:30 pm; 
For additional information, please contact the Public Services Department at (626) 256-8246.
15 4th Annual Phamily Phun Day (Pulmonary Hpertension)  BBQ Monrovia Recreation Park 740 E Olive Ave Monrovia - 11am-2pm; information/RSVP please call Barbara Gholar 
(626) 392-5512

Sun 16 Public Services Dept Presents the Summer Sunday Concert Series, Library Park, Rotary Club Bandshell - 321 South Myrtle Ave. Upstream (Reggae), 7-8:30 pm. For additional information, please contact the Public Services Department at (626) 256-8246.

Mon – Fri July 10- July 29  Centre Stage Inc presents “High School Musical” JR Camp for ages 5-12;
no audition required.   For registration and info contact Keely Milliken (626)297-4758;
email centrestageinc@yahoo.com or go to www.centrestatgeinc.com

Wed 19 Public Services Dept in partnership with the Levit Pavilion Presents four Wednesday Summer evening Concerts; Station Square Amphitheater - 1601 South Myrtle Ave.; Concert 2 of 4 
Babylon Social Club (Jazz/Blues); 7 – 8:30 pm; for additional information, please contact the 
Public Services Department at (626) 256-8246.

Thu 20 – 22   Centre Stage Inc presents “Into the Woods” IFGF Monrovia 147 W Palm Ave, Monrovia; Auditions June 3, 9 am; Rehearsals June 17-July 20; Show Dates July 20-22.  For registration and further info contact Keely Milliken (626)297-4758;  email centrestageinc@yahoo.com or go to www.centrestatgeinc.com

Fri 21 MUSD Last Day of Summer School Grades 9-12 

Sat 22 Monrovia Historical Society narrated tours of historic sites in Monrovia!; Tour No. 2 of 4;  
Northeast Quarter of Monrovia. Our City Historian Steve Baker will provide a narrated tour Outlining historical locations in Monrovia, all while riding in an air-conditioned van!  This is the first of four tours scheduled, each of which only has room for 14 people!  Make sure you sign-up today! Tickets are $50 per person per tour, or $40 for Monrovia Historical Society members.  All proceeds will go to the Monrovia Historical Society to help us preserve and share our City’s history.  $25 discount off total ticket price for those who buy tickets for all 4 tours at the same time! To buy your tickets, or for more information, please contact the Monrovia Historical Society at (626) 256-3423, or email at monroviahistoricalsociety1896@gmail.com
All Tours –
Tour #1 – June 24 22, 2017, 10 a.m. – The Northwest Quarter of Monrovia
Tour #2 – July 22, 2017, 10 am – The Northeast Quarter of Monrovia 
Tour #3 – August 26, 2017, 10 a.m. – The Southeast Quarter of Monrovia
Tour #4 – September 23, 2017, 10 a.m. – The Southwest Quarter of Monrovia
See beginning of Calendar or the Activity Guide for more details.  

22 Public Services Dept Presents the Summer Saturday Concert Series -  Station Square 
Amphitheater - 1601 South Myrtle Ave.; The Impulse Band (Top 40; 7 – 8:30 pm; 
For additional information, please contact the Public Services Department at (626) 256-8246.
Sat 22 – Sun 23  Monrovia Public Services Department Family Hike & Camp Out, Monrovia Canyon Park, 1200 N Canyon Blvd; arrive 2 pm Saturday; depart Sunday at 10 am; BBQ dinner provided along with a pancake breakfast the following morning.  S’mores, day and night hike, storytime with the library, and fun filled activities.  Maximum Spots Available – 20 10x10 (maximum 4 people per spot) Bring sleeping bags and a tent that can fit in a 10x10 foot square.  Online registration will begin June 3 at www.cityofmonrovia.org (see link for Activity Guide at top of Calendar) Additional Camp-Out Dates June 24/25; August 26/27 and September 30/October 1.

Sun 23 Public Services Dept Presents the Summer Sunday Concert Series, Library Park, Rotary Club Bandshell - 321 South Myrtle Ave.;Stone Soul (Motown) 7-8:30 pm. 

Wed 26 Public Services Dept in partnership with the Levit Pavilion Presents four Wednesday Summer evening Concerts; Station Square Amphitheater - 1601 South Myrtle Ave.; Concert 1 of 4 
Jerry Vivino (Jazz/Blues); 7 – 8:30 pm; for additional information, please contact the Public 
Services Department at (626) 256-8246.

Sat 29 Monrovia Association of Fine Arts (MAFA) hosts a Summer Art Walk Event 400 and 
500 blocks of South Myrtle Avenue in Monrovia Old Town 7 – 10 pm; information go to

29 Public Services Dept Presents the Summer Saturday Concert Series -  Station Square 
Amphitheater - 1601 South Myrtle Ave.; Disney Tribute Band (Children’s Music); 7 – 8:30 pm; For additional information, please contact the Public Services Department at (626) 256-8246.

29 MAP Neighborhood Movie Nights – Zootopia, Station Square Park, 1629 S Myrtle Ave 7 pm (showtime approximated 8 pm)                           
Sun 30 Public Services Dept Presents the Summer Sunday Concert Series, Library Park, Rotary Club Bandshell - 321 South Myrtle Ave.; The Answer (Classic Rock), 7-8:30 pm. For additional information, please contact the Public Services Department at (626) 256-8246.




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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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