LCFCC Preschoolers Go on a Gift-Giving Mission

First published in the Dec. 2 print issue of the Outlook Valley Sun.

This holiday season, preschoolers are learning kindness and compassion through an adopt-a-family program at La Cañada Flintridge Community Center Preschool. In its 21st year, this philanthropic program gives students and parents the opportunity to provide gifts and cheer to four families-in-need at St. Odilia’s School and Parish in Los Angeles.
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Community Center Preschool Calls Round-Up a Success

Photo courtesy Erin Monacelli

The 25th annual Western Round-Up went off without a hitch last Saturday despite the wet weather. The La Cañada Flintridge Community Center Preschool was overwhelmed by the number of families who turned out to play on carnival games, ride the ponies, line dance with JoJo’s Dance Divas and Dudes, and enjoy lunch from the Los Gringos Locos World Famous Taco Cart. Continue reading “Community Center Preschool Calls Round-Up a Success”

Community Center Preschool Round-Up is March 10

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The La Cañada Flintridge Community Center Preschool will host its annual Western Round-Up on Saturday, March 10, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. For 25 years the Western Round-Up has brought together preschool families and the community at large for a one-of-a-kind western-themed carnival that is the preschool’s largest fundraiser of the year. Proceeds from the Round-Up fund enrichment programs at the preschool, school enhancements and teacher development.
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Community Center Preschool Adopts a Family at CHLA

This holiday season the joy and significance of giving inspires the “Adopt-A-Family” program at La Cañada Flintridge Community Center Preschool. During December, young students provide gifts and cheer to the family of a patient at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. The preschool will also bring additional presents to unsponsored families in need at CHLA.
The spirit of “Adopt-A-Family” begins just after Thanksgiving, when a festive “Giving Tree,” decorated by parents, stands in the main courtyard. Preschoolers select from nearly 100 ornaments detailing the family’s needs and wishes, such as a hand-held DVD player, winter clothing, bath towels, pillows, puzzles and games. Children and parents then purchase and wrap bright packages that are delivered to CHLA by volunteers before Christmas.

LCF Community Center Preschoolers

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LCFCC to Host ‘Western Round Up’ March 4

Photo courtesy Erin Holford

La Cañada Flintridge Community Center Preschool students are saddling up to host the 24th annual “Western Round Up” on Saturday, March 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The popular western-themed fundraiser features fun pony rides, a petting zoo, inflatable slide, carnival games and prizes, silent auction and a raffle to win an iPad Mini (sponsored by Carey Haynes of Partners Trust), Los Gringos Locos Taco carts, a bake sale and more.
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