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Monrovia Scholars and Hometown Heroes Honored

Firefighters will be among those honored as scholars and hometown heroes will be honored during Monrovia Days. – Photo by Terry Miller / Beacon Media News

Monrovia Unified School District is partnering with the City of Monrovia and Centre Stage to honor scholars and hometown heroes. This year’s Monrovia Days theme honors the city’s hometown heroes, including students, doctors and nurses, firefighters, police officers and men and women in the U.S. military.

The Monrovia Days Parade will feature students from all Monrovia Unified schools, including Monrovia High School ASB President Brenda Hernandez and senior class Vice President Thomas Jaime as grand marshals, Monrovia High’s marching band, football players, cheerleaders and Monrovia Unified School District’s 2016 Teacher of the Year, Jennifer Tubbs.

Throughout both days, the festival will highlight many of Monrovia Unified School District’s award-winning programs including robotics, Code to the Future, ceramics and a number of on-stage student performances. There will also be a variety of family-friendly attractions, entertainment, food, games, carnival rides, a pie-eating contest and a principal dunk tank.

Saturday, May 20
8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
10 a.m. – Parade begins.

Sunday, May 21
11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Location
Library Park
321 South Myrtle Ave.
Monrovia, CA

Guests can purchase presale tickets for unlimited carnival rides for $25 and single-day unlimited rides for $15. Same-day unlimited ride tickets will be $30 and single-day ride tickets will be $20. Tickets for the pancake breakfast at 8 a.m. are $8. All tickets can be purchased at MonroviaDays.org. For more information, contact the City of Monrovia Public Services Department at (626) 256-8246.

May 18, 2017

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