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July 6, 2006
Springtime at Paradise Canyon brought the return of the annual Fifth Grade Bizarea. Bizarea is a program started by longtime PCY teacher, Carol Bishop, who is now retired. It is an economics project for the fifth graders where they set up a variety of shops, and the other students in the school get to use pretend money to buy their items. All of the merchandise up for sale is either homemade or donated by the fifth-grade shop owners, including baked goods, toys, books, and wagon rides.
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April 23, 2009
Springamajig is Palm Crest Elementary School’s biggest annual fundraiser. The money it raises each year helps provide, among other things, art, music and science docents, multi-cultural days, reading intervention, technology instruction and equipment, playground improvements and much-needed supplies for the school office and classrooms. Springamajig 2009 will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 2. A bounty of activities for all ages will be found on the Palm Crest Elementary School playground — rides, games, refreshments, silent auction and a crowd-pleasing kids’ talent show.
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April 22, 2004
St. George's Episcopal Church Preschool will present its "Dragon Faire 2004" on Saturday, May 1, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the school, 4467 Commonwealth Ave., La Cañada. The Dragon Faire, the preschool's annual fund-raiser, is open to the public and will feature family activities including game booths with prizes, a carousel, train ride, petting zoo, Printefex photo booth and an art table hosted by a professional animator. An assortment of food and drinks will be available for purchase at the Country Kitchen along with baked goods.
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By Elaine La Marr | June 14, 2007
Donations are in, the school's courtyard is filled with items for sale and parents have been busy baking for a week-long Rummage and Bake Sale currently being held at the Foothills School at 4490 Cornishon Ave. The sale, which began on Monday, will continue through Friday. Hours are from 8:30 a.m. to noon. "We have had these sales in the past but it has been awhile since the last one," said Foothills school aide Katie Camarena. "Everyone has worked very hard to put his event together."
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December 9, 2004
The annual McGroarty Art Center Holiday Open House and Art Sale will be hold at the McGroarty Art Center, 7570 McGroarty Terrace in Tujunga, on Dec. 11 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free. Gift items tor sale will include a variety of handcrafted works such as ceramics, jewlery, artwork, cards, Christmas decorations and handpainted folk art. Entertainment will be provided by harpist Angela Knowlton and piano and violin students and the children's chorale. A bake sale to raise funds for the McGroarty Arts Center will continue throughout the day. Anyone wishing to donate baked goods can deliver them to the center on either Dec. 10 after noon or on Dec. 11 at 10 a.m. The McGroarty Arts Center is a historical monument, once the home of John Steven McGroarty, poet, historian, U.S. Congressman, dramatist and journalist.
FEATURES
May 10, 2007
Mark your calendars for the TACH Bash (pronounced : tash bash ) 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. June in Memorial Park. Apart from being a wicked fun time, it will be a fundraiser hosted by La Cañada High School students part of the independent program Teens for the Advancement of Childrens Hospital, or TACH. Featured at the game fair will be fun activities like croquet, bocci ball and ultimate frisbee, which will cost $5 per game. Younger kids will be able to participate in a face painting booth, a petting zoo and a bounce house.
NEWS
March 18, 2010
Drug surrender boxes still being used Approximately 700 hypodermic needles and nearly 79 lbs. of medication were recovered this past week at the Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station’s drug surrender program boxes. About 167 lbs. of medication and 4,605 hypodermic needles have been surrendered to the CV Station’s drop boxes since Jan. 1. Captain Dave Silversparre said he and the station are very happy with the quantity of medication and hypodermic needles turned in as part of the program, but that the program is a service for civilians and not for pharmaceutical businesses.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 28, 2010
The rain clouds did their part, staying away just long enough for parents and kids to flock to La Cañada Elementary's biggest fundraiser of the year, the Halloween Haunt. It was an all-day affair at La Cañada Elementary as the festivities got rolling on the school's campus at 10 a.m. and wrapped up at 4 p.m. La Cañada Elementary students enjoyed the carnival atmosphere as moon bounces and other games lined the playground. It wasn't all child's play, as parents tried their hand in the event's silent auction.
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By Megan O'Neil | June 30, 2010
Panera Bread opened its new La Cañada Flintridge store Tuesday, drawing hungry patrons eager to sample menu items that include a Fuji apple chicken salad and a turkey artichoke sandwich. The bakery and cafe is the latest addition to the Town Center, at the northeast corner of Foothill Boulevard and Angeles Crest Highway, home to the Sport Chalet headquarters and several other retailers and eateries. "We have been really anxious to get it open," store manager Layla Tabata said.
FEATURES
September 10, 2009
A special fundraiser has been organized by Wendy Alane Smith , Dr. Jane Hays , Gigi Schleuter , Susanne Passantino , and Nick and Mary Ann Berkuta for several Vogel Flats residents who have lost their homes and personal belongings in the Station fire. The fundraiser will take place Saturday, Sept. 12 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at 4545 Briggs Ave., La Crescenta , across from the Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station. There will be a barbecue and a raffle.
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April 23, 2009
Springamajig is Palm Crest Elementary School’s biggest annual fundraiser. The money it raises each year helps provide, among other things, art, music and science docents, multi-cultural days, reading intervention, technology instruction and equipment, playground improvements and much-needed supplies for the school office and classrooms. Springamajig 2009 will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 2. A bounty of activities for all ages will be found on the Palm Crest Elementary School playground — rides, games, refreshments, silent auction and a crowd-pleasing kids’ talent show.
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July 6, 2006
Springtime at Paradise Canyon brought the return of the annual Fifth Grade Bizarea. Bizarea is a program started by longtime PCY teacher, Carol Bishop, who is now retired. It is an economics project for the fifth graders where they set up a variety of shops, and the other students in the school get to use pretend money to buy their items. All of the merchandise up for sale is either homemade or donated by the fifth-grade shop owners, including baked goods, toys, books, and wagon rides.
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