The Pasadena-Altadena Community Endowment Fund will host its 9th Annual Scholarship Luncheon and Fashion Show, “Hat-ti-tude with Attitude” on Saturday, May 20, to help benefit its scholarship endowment.
Ladies (and privileged gentlemen) will be swanking and swooning over haute couture ensembles and fabulous chapeaux. The highly-anticipated affair encourages guests to “wear a hat like you mean it: With attitude.” The event will highlight fashions by award-winning designer Kevan Hall. Tickets are now available. Continue reading “PACEF Hosts Annual Luncheon, Fashion Show May 20”
History repeats for the La Cañada High School varsity boys’ golf team as it defeated Temple City, 199-215, at Eaton Canyon Golf Course to claim a share of the Rio Hondo League crown on Tuesday.
First-year head coach Derrick Williams has guided the Spartans to a perfect 8-0 record (6-0 in league) so far with two more regular season contests remaining. La Cañada, which has won 13 consecutive Rio Hondo League championships, has defeated every league opponent, as well as Valencia and St. Francis.
The squad includes Matt Choi, Dylan Choi, Jason Del Fierro, John Hickman, Christian Kim, Maxwell Kinsel, Andrew Koerber, Brendon Paek, Nicolas Perez, Andrew Ricci, Jay Singh, Clyde Toland and Eduardo Torres.
The Spartans will host Monrovia in a league match on Tuesday, April 25, at 3 p.m.
The La Cañada High School varsity softball team blanked visiting rival South Pasadena, 10-0, in a Rio Hondo League contest last Friday.
The Spartans, guided by second-year head coach Chuck Gunter, improved to 10-3 on the season, including a perfect 6-0 record in Rio Hondo League play.
La Cañada, which has won 15 consecutive Rio Hondo League games dating back to last year, will travel to Temple City this Friday, April 21, at 3:30 p.m. Continue reading “Spartans, Rebels Softball Win Big”
Flintridge La Cañada Guild is partnering again with West Palms Events for the annual Flintridge Horse Show. The event will be held at the Flintridge Riding Club Friday, April 28, and Saturday, April 29.
Friday’s tasting event, sponsored by Allen Lund Co. takes place from 6-8 p.m. and will feature tacos with tequila, wine and beer tastings provided by Rosso Wine Shop. Tickets are $50 per person with complimentary valet parking included.
The annual Saturday Evening Dinner will be catered by the Kitchen for Exploring Foods. Cocktail hour is at 5:30 p.m. followed by a ringside dinner at 6:30 where guests can watch the $15,000 Grand Prix of Flintridge horse show presented by Land Rover of Pasadena. Post-Grand Prix will be Saturday Night Live Entertainment by the Dad Beats presented by UBS-Naples, Regan Wealth Management. The ticket price of $150 per person includes complimentary valet parking and ano-host bar.
The Flintridge La Cañada Guild provides an enormous amount of support to Huntington Hospital in order to provide their patients with the best care possible. The Guild has supported efforts to contribute to multiple areas of the hospital, including the Stroke Center, the NICU, the Emergency and Trauma Center and medical education.
Beginning in 2016, the Guild made a two-year pledge of $100,000, providing the hospital with support on its Stroke Care project. The Guild is now in the second year of that pledge and working toward the last $50,000 donation.
Flintridge Riding Club is located at 4625 Oak Grove Drive, La Cañada Flintridge. For more information or to make show reservations, email FlintridgeHorseShow@gmail.com.
Learning Ladder preschool and Technix Academy recently hosted an Egg Toss Robotics and Minecraft Mania event at the La Cañada Unified School District Rotunda Room. Programmed robots collected eggs in a “robot arena” before tossing them in baskets.
Technix Academy is an educational partner with Learning Ladder, teaching kids coding, robotics and computer science. Four members of St. Francis’ Robotics team volunteered to help with the event and students on laptops enjoyed playing the Minecraft game.
Technix Academy was created by Nicholas Schwaegerlehner, a co-founder of the St. Francis Robotics team, which has achieved international recognition in VEX robotics competitions.