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Egg-ceptional Celebration at the Arboretum

Kids of all ages will enjoy a variety of egg-themed activities at the Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden on Saturday, April 19. Children will enjoy making creative, take-home crafts. There will be games with cool prizes! Egg baskets will be provided. Egg-ceptional will be held on Saturday, April 19, 2014 , 10:00 a.m. ...


10,000 Eggs Up for Grabs April 19

Jump into spring by hopping over to one of several special festivals and egg hunts for children at Villa-Parke Community Center on April 19 and Robinson Park, also on April 19. The fun begins from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., with a special “Breakfast with the Bunny.” Enjoy three pancakes, choice of bacon or sausage, ...


Descanso Celebrates Earth Day with a Week of Activities

It has been an annual tradition at Descanso Gardens to celebrate Earth Day, but this time they will be holding it week-long jam-packed with activities from April 12 to 19 to accommodate youngsters on spring break. “Our event is different this year because we’re presenting activities throughout the week, including a take-home spring break project ...


Easter Week Events at Lake Avenue Church

Lake Avenue Church will host Easter-week events on Good Friday and Easter. – On Good Friday, April 18, the Chapel will be open from noon to 2 p.m. for personal reflection, meditation and prayer. At 7:30 p.m. there will be a service of Scripture, Music, and Communion in the Worship Center reflecting on what Christ ...


Celebrate Easter with Rabbits – Lots and Lots of Rabbits – at Pasadena’s Bunny Museum

Families can celebrate Easter with real live rabbits at the Bunny Museum’s Easter Open House on Sunday, April 20, from 2:00 to 7:00 p.m. Guests may bring a basket of vegetables and fruits to feed the bunnies. Other open house activities include rabbit-themed skipping ropes, bowling, ring toss and drawing activities using 3-D chalk. “Easter ...


Deadline Extended for Pasadena Unified High School Seniors to Apply for New PWP $5000 Scholarship

Announcing an investment in the City’s youth, Pasadena’s Water and Power Department (PWP), www.PWPWeb.com, is offering two new college scholarships to Pasadena high school seniors who can devise creative new ways to promote water conservation and renewable energy. The new PWP Educational Scholarships are open to all Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) high school seniors ...


Parsons Toastmasters to Honor Earthquake Expert Dr. Lucy Jones

Parsons Toastmasters will honor Dr. Lucy Jones, Science Advisor for Risk Reduction at the U.S. Geological Survey in Pasadena, at its 40th Anniversary celebration on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, The event will be held from 11:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Parsons’ Pasadena corporate headquarters, located at 100 West Walnut Street. The event is by ...


Pacific Oaks College Collaborates with City of Pasadena

On April 15, 2014, students from the City of Pasadena gathered with their families at Pacific Oaks College to celebrate the completion of a 12-unit certificate program in early childhood development. This program was initiated two years ago by Ms. Mercy Santoro, Director of Human Services and Recreation for the City of Pasadena, and Dr. ...


College Access Plan Supports Two PUSD Gates Millennium Scholarship Finalists

College Access Plan, a Pasadena nonprofit that provides free programs in college preparedness and success, has had the honor of supporting hundreds of underserved students who attend Pasadena’s public schools as they reach for their college dreams. This year, CAP assisted two students who have been selected as finalists for the Gates Millennium Scholars Program ...


Stem Cell Drive Planned for Hillsides Chief Advancement Officer Nancy Garni

This past Christmas is one Hillsides Chief Advancement Officer Nancy Garni will never forget. As she was unwrapping presents with her family, her doctor called to tell her that a routine blood test had come back abnormal, and she needed to go to the emergency room immediately for another test to rule out a lab ...


Man Up and Take Care of Your Health, Local Group Says

  It’s about time to pay attention to your health, a local organization says. Men Educating Men About Health (MEMAH) will offer screening, medical tests, health and lifestyle products, health education and lunch all free of charge. For more see http://memah.org/events/get-healthy-2014/


Judge Dorothy Wright Nelson Will Be Keynote Speaker at Pacific Oaks College Commencement Ceremony

The 54th Commencement Ceremony at Pacific Oaks College will take place on May 3, 2014 at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium with a commencement address by the Honorable Dorothy Wright Nelson. “Judge Nelson is a pioneer who has made a great impact on the legal system as well as professional opportunities for women. We are honored ...


PUSD Announces Public Meetings on School Attendance Boundaries

Representatives of the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) will hold a meeting with residents of Pasadena, Altadena and Sierra Madre on Tuesday, April 22, to discuss possible school attendance boundary scenarios and other master planning issues for the district. The PUSD Board Master Plan/Boundary Subcommittee, chaired by Mikala Rahn and includes Kimberly Kenne and Elizabeth ...


Wells Fargo Announces Million Dollar Donation to Villa Esperanza Services

Detail of Campus Entry for Villa Street This Autism Awareness Month, Wells Fargo announces a million dollar grant to Villa Esperanza Services for the most urgent needs of their $18 million capital campaign. Villa Esperanza Services is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the care and education of children, adults and seniors with developmental, intellectual and ...