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December 11, 2008
Members of the Verdugo Hills Chapter of the Compassionate Friends will join hundreds of other chapters throughout the world in lighting candles on Sunday, Dec. 14, from 7 to 8 p.m. The organization is a self-help group for families who have experienced the death of a child of any age. The local chapter will hold its Candle Lighting Remembrance at La Cañada Congregational Church (formerly Church of the Lighted Window), at 1200 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada Flintridge. The public is invited to attend the ceremony, which will include music, poetry readings and a photo presentation.
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By Charly Shelton | September 6, 2007
On Saturday night the Crescenta Valley Arts Council sponsored Southern California Lyric Theater?s production of Fairy Tales and Fantasy, a vocal selection of operetta and musical theater numbers sung by students of the theater company. Sharon Hales, director of the Crescenta Valley Arts Council, approached Allison Kalmus, founder and artistic director of the Southern California Lyric Theater, several months ago about combining forces to bring the arts back to the Crescenta Valley.
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By Megan O’Neil | February 4, 2010
It was no small feat for Roy Lanterman to convince his spouse to retire to his childhood neighborhood of La Cañada. In 1915, Emily Lanterman, the daughter of a respected physician and the wife of another, had an active social life in Los Angeles and was loath to give it up. Emily conceded to her husband’s wish on the condition that a large ballroom be included in the architectural design for the family home to built on Encinas Drive....
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By Sara Cardine, Special to the Valley Sun | March 2, 2011
When Alice Pero saw the new Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse being built at 1010 Foothill Boulevard, she knew it would be the perfect place to start a local poetry buzz in La Cañada. She, and fellow poet Lois P. Jones, wanted to create a space for regular readings that would feature well-known poets and give would-be wordsmiths a chance to read their works aloud. Thanks to the pair’s efforts, the popular Westside Moonday Poetry Series now has a second home in La Cañada. The Moonday Poetry Series began with an inaugural reading Sunday afternoon that drew a crowd of rhyme-loving locals to the newly reopened Flintridge Bookstore.
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March 27, 2013
CLASSES New Threats to Oak Trees - Saturday, May 4 at 10:30 a.m. Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive. Learn about borer insects and how to protect local oaks. For more information, call (818) 949-7980 or visit www.descansogardens.org . CERT Class - Saturday, May 11, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Los Angeles County Fire Department, Camp 2, 4810 N. Oak Grove Drive. For registration and more information, visit www.fire.lacounty.gov/cert . Dr. Gordon Frankie Bee Seminar - Saturday, May 11, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive.
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December 11, 2008
Members of the Verdugo Hills Chapter of the Compassionate Friends will join hundreds of other chapters throughout the world in lighting candles on Sunday, Dec. 14, from 7 to 8 p.m. The organization is a self-help group for families who have experienced the death of a child of any age. The local chapter will hold its Candle Lighting Remembrance at La Cañada Congregational Church (formerly Church of the Lighted Window), at 1200 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada Flintridge. The public is invited to attend the ceremony, which will include music, poetry readings and a photo presentation.
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