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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

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Monrovia Community Garden to Host Veggie Gardening 101 Workshop

As part of the Monrovia Community Garden program, the city will coordinate free educational workshops open to the public, not just those renting plots, throughout the year. The first workshop, Veggie Gardening 101, on Saturday, July 27, at 9 a.m. will focus on seasonal...

Mystery Messages on Monrovia Sidewalk Spread Positivity

Author Roy T. Bennett wrote, “Be the reason someone smiles. Be the reason someone feels loved and believes in the goodness in people.” And a mystery Monrovia resident, or group or residents, seems to have taken that message to heart. Monrovia resident Cathee Hill says...

Monrovia’s ‘Art in Public Places’ Ostensibly Morphs into ‘Neighborhood Treasure’

City Council approves $31K to honor Neighborhood Treasures Francisco and Felix J. Gutierrez but not location — yet By Terry Miller Last week’s Monrovia council meeting proved to be a really valuable history lesson of the diverse yet divided history that has shaped this community since...

Monrovia Has Dedicated Community Gardeners

By Susan Motander Last Saturday, the city held the formal dedication of Monrovia’s first community garden around the church at the corner of Magnolia and Colorado. The dedicated gardeners who manage their own private spaces in the garden have been at work for several weeks establishing...

Have You Heard the ‘Made In Monrovia’ Podcast?

Leandra and Barrett Soop are Monrovians and they run Be Seen Company, a video and podcast production company. They love creating space for people to tell their stories. Leandra also works as a therapist in Burbank at a private practice and Barrett specializes in...

Monrovia Canyon Park’s Family Night and Campout Program is a Hit

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Canyon Park and Monrovia Public Library host a Family Hike and Campout event in Canyon Park’s  Fireman’s Flat Picnic Ares (1200 N. Canyon Blvd.) which fills up fast. Families make memories under the stars, enjoy a barbecue dinner, s’mores, day and night hikes, story...

Monrovia Community Garden Pilot Program Ready for Ribbon Cutting

The City of Monrovia will launch the Monrovia Community Garden Pilot Program with a formal Ribbon Cutting on Saturday at 9 a.m. at 303 W. Colorado Blvd. The entire community is invited to join the celebration. The Community Garden has garden beds which include: Individual irrigation for...

Monrovia’s Foothill Unity Center Looking for Volunteers

You can help underprivileged students begin the new school year on a positive note by volunteering at the 21st Annual Back to School Event on Tuesday, Aug. 6 at Santa Anita Park (285 Huntington Drive, Arcadia). Foothill Unity is now accepting registrations on a...

We Hear You Now, Monrovia

By Terry Miller and Fabiola Diaz Monrovia Weekly held an open forum on June 27 for the community — to listen to your hopes and concerns as the adjudicated voice of Monrovia. We were delighted with the forum turnout at the Community Center and even more...

Largest Blood Drive in Inland Empire Saves More Than 2,250 Lives

The Gift of Giving Blood The Intl. WeLoveU Foundation partnered with LifeStream Blood Bank to host the largest community blood drive on June 30, 2019 at the National Orange Show Events Center in San Bernardino, California. More than 1,200 WeLoveU Foundation volunteers from various locations such...
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