The San Marino Griffins Lions Club and the San Marino High School Leo Club will sponsor a student speaker contest on Feb. 5, from 1-4 p.m. at Crowell Public Library. Students from all local public and private high schools are encouraged to participate. Each year a different subject is selected by the Lion Multiple District Four Student Speaker Committee. This year’s participants will address the topic: “Is the Right to Privacy a Threat to Our National Security?” Continue reading “Lions Club Student Speech Contest Feb. 5”
More than 80 exhibitors will participate in the Pasadena International Antiquarian Book, Print, Photo and Paper Fair at the Pasadena Center, exhibit hall B. The Fair is Saturday, Feb. 4, from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., and Sunday, Feb. 5, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Continue reading “International Antiquarian Fair at Pasadena Center Feb. 4, 5”
Friends of Foster Children will host its fundraising luncheon on Saturday, March 25, at the Monrovia Community Center. The luncheon is open to members of the community.
To continue its 40th anniversary celebration, the luncheon will transport guests back to 1976 when Friends of Foster Children began. Tickets are $38 per person. There will be themed entertainment, raffle prizes, and information about FOFC and its programs. Continue reading “Friends of Foster Children Hosts Fundraiser”
The Americana at Brand kicks off the Year of the Rooster on Saturday, Feb. 4, from 2-5 p.m. Presented by Capital One, the festivities will begin with a parade around the shopping center followed by cultural onstage performances, lion dances, a 10-person dragon, stilt walkers, acrobats, and arts and crafts.
The event will conclude with a special performance by Culture Shock L.A. Traditional Asian food vendors include Cloud Food Creations, Belly Bombz, Nitro-Pop, the Ensaymada Project and Coco Fresh Tea & Juice.
Guests will receive lucky red envelopes from the God of Wealth that contains cash, prizes and more.
Admission is free, but some activities require a ticket(s). Tickets are sold for $1 each. Prices for food vendors vary.
For more information, visit AmericanaAtBrand.com.
The Pacific Camellia Society kicks off its 2017 series of meetings with speaker Tom Nuccio of Nuccio’s Nursery 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 2, at Descanso Gardens.
In addition to being a humorous, enthusiastic speaker, Nuccio brings a vast array of beautiful blossoming camellia plants to talk about at the meeting. Many of the camellia plants are donated to the society for raffling off to the audience at the end of the meeting. Nuccio will be available to answer questions about growing camellias.