Senior Citizen of Year noms

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The City of Arcadia's Senior Services is soliciting nominations for 2015 Senior City of the Year. Nomination forms are available at the Arcadia Community Center and the Recreation Department office at 375 Campus Drive or downloaded from the City's web site. Nominees should meet the following criteria: 55+ years of age Arcadia resident Actively involved in volunteer work Have made significant contributions to improve the … [Read more...]

Albert Einstein at Library Feb. 10

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The incomparable Duffy Hudson will once again entertain, delight and inform us with his appearance as the brilliant Albert Einstein. Duffy Hudson's one-man show portraying the genius and personality of Albert Einstein will take place at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10, at the Arcadia Public Library, 20 W. Duarte Road, Arcadia, Ca. Admission will be free to members of the Friends of the Arcadia Public Library. Tickets for non-members will cost $10 -- … [Read more...]

Join Friends of Museum

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The Friends of the Arcadia Museum invite you to become a member at one of various levels (Although the Gilb Museum of Arcadia Heitage itself is funded and operated by the City of Arcadia, the Friends is a volunteer community support organization, not to be confused with the non-profit fund-raising agency, the Arcadia Historical Museum Foundation, which is responsible for raising the seed money necessary to build the new building between the … [Read more...]

Ed Wong talk on space Feb. 8

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Dr. Edward Wong will present the first lecture about Curiosity Rover on Mars and other space exploration missions in the Spring Lecture Hall of the new Arcadia Museum Education Center at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 8. Refreshments will be served by the Friends of the Museum. Tickets for the program presented by the Arcadia Museum Foundation are $10 for adults and $5 for students with ID, and may be purchased at the Gilb Museum of Arcadia Heritage … [Read more...]

Giant screen movies at Christmas Market

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Highlights from Christmas movies on a giant screen will be one of the additions the final two weeks at the Downtown Arcadia Christmas Market from 5-9 p.m. Saturdays, Dec. 13 and Dec. 20 on First Avenue in Downtown Arcadia. (No rain in the forecast for Saturday! -- Friday's storm to move out by late Friday.) The videos projected behind the return of the popular Lance and Gary Show band will feature inserted speech bubbles of amusing comments … [Read more...]

Video: Christmas Market debut a hit

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More than double the hundreds of attendees of last year enjoyed opening night of the second annual Downtown Arcadia Christmas Market Saturday, Dec. 6. Even more are expected this Saturday night, Dec. 13, when even more activities are planned. <Story continues below the following 2 1/2-minute video highlights in both YouTube and Flash video formats...> YouTube... Flash video... [flashvideo … [Read more...]

It’s a Carcadia Christmas

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Arcadia-based Model A Ford Club chapter The Santa Anita A’s will anchor the first night of a special “Carcadia Christmas” edition of the monthly Carcadia @Route 66  (Facebook: Carcadia66) Dec. 6 at the Downtown Arcadia Christmas Market. Santa Anita Park is sponsoring the three-week showcase that will also include stand-outs from the 300-member Cal-Rods Car Club of San Gabriel Valley on Dec. 13 along with the best of the eclectic entries in the … [Read more...]