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Mountain View News Saturday, August 13, 2011 



The City of Sierra Madre 
Community & Personnel 
Services Department in 
collaboration with the 
Pasadena YMCA is assessing 
the need for afterschool 
programs. Currently, the 
YMCA operates afterschool 
programs for youth under 
10 and the City operates 
programs for those 11-17. 
The two organizations are 
evaluating a partnership 
in which the YMCA 
assumes the operation 
of teen programs as well. 
The information received 
here will help the City of 
Sierra Madre Community 
& Personnel Services 
Department and YMCA 
develop youth programs 
that focus on academic 
achievement, enrichment 
specialty classes, and 
recreational development. 
Please help us by filling 
out our online survey at 

Thank you for participating 
in this voluntary survey 
inquiring about your family’s 
interest in and need for after 
school programming in 
Sierra Madre. For additional 
information please contact 
the Community & Personnel 
Services Department (626) 

Guitarist Dan Rotten will 
perform in Kersting Court as 
part of Friday Night Live, put 
on each summer by the Sierra 
Madre Chamber of Commerce. 
There will be a “Future’s So 
Bright” theme for the evening, 
with shoppers encouraged to 
wear their coolest “shades”. 
One lucky “cool shades” wearer 
will win a $25 gift certificate to 
Butterfly Effect Day Spa.

In addition, anyone who 
spends $35 in a retail store 
or $50 in a restaurant during 
Friday Night Live hours (6:30 
to 9pm) is invited to bring 
their receipt to the Chamber 
booth in Kersting Court. They 
will be entered in a drawing 
to take place the final week of 
Friday Night Live. Shoppers 
are eligible every time that 
they spend $35/retail or $50/
restaurant – the more times 
they spend $35/$50 the greater 
their chances of winning. On 
the final Friday, August 26th, 
two lucky shoppers will have 
their names drawn to win a 
shopping/dining spree at Sierra 
Madre businesses valued at 
more than $500! With only five 
weeks of eligibility, the odds of 
winning will be quite good for 
those who are entered in the 

Friday Night Live will take place 
in downtown Sierra Madre 
from 6:30 to 9pm through Aug. 
26th. For more information, 
including an entertainment 
lineup, list of themes, and a list 
of businesses participating in 
the shopping spree giveaway, 
visit www.SMFridayNightLive.
info or call the Chamber at 
(626) 355-5111.

 Weather Wise

5-Day Forecast 

Sierra Madre, Ca.

 Mon: Sunny Hi 80s Lows 60s 

 Tues: Sunny Hi 80s Lows 60s 

 Wed: Sunny Hi 80s Lows 60s 

 Thur: Sunny Hi 80s Lows 60s 

 Fri: Sunny Hi 80s Lows 60s 

Forecasts courtesy of the National Weather Service



Unless otherwise noted, all meetings listed below are held at 
City Hall 232 W. Sierra Madre Blvd. 

Sierra Madre, Ca. 91024 


City Hall Hours:

 Monday - Thursday 7:30 am to 5:30 pm

 Fridays 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

CITY HALL CLOSED ON August 12th and 26th

Tue Aug 16 @ 9:30AM - 10:30AM Summer Fun in the Park 

Tue Aug 16 @ 7:00PM Sierra Madre Friends of the Arts 

 @ the YAC 611 E. Sierra Madre Blvd.

Wed Aug 17 @ 3:00PM - 08:00PM Farmer’s Market 

Thu Aug 18 @ 9:30AM - 10:30AM Summer Fun in the Park 

Thu Aug 18 @ 7:00PM - Planning Commission Meeting 

Fri Aug 19 @10:00AM - 07:00PM YAC Summer Field Trips 

Fri Aug 19 @ 7:45PM - Summer Pool Movie Nights, 8-19-11 

Sat Aug 20 @ 9:00AM - 02:00PM 

Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste Roundup 

Sun Aug 21 @ 6:00PM - 08:00PM Concerts in the Park Series 

Mon Aug 22 Bargain Book Table Sale 


The City of Sierra Madre’s Youth Activity Center is hosting field 
trips this summer. Come out and join the fun, you do not even 
need to be a YAC member! Please sign up online at www.cityofsierramadre.
com/onlineregistration or at the Community Services 
Office located at 611 E. Sierra Madre Blvd. For more information 
please contact the Community & Personnel Services Department 
at 626-355-5278.

Summer Field Trip Schedule:

Friday, August 19 – Six Flags Magic Mountain

o 10:00am-7:00pm, $30 per youth

Free Parent/Child Workshops at the 
Sierra Madre Library 

The Sierra Madre Public Library is again offering its popular five-
week parenting workshop series in September. The workshops, 
for families with children ages three and younger, will cover general 
parenting; speech, language and reading; child development; 
nutrition; physical fitness and play for young children. The informal 
sessions will be interactive and will include toys, crafts, 
books and play, in addition to discussions of parenting issues and 

Presenting at the workshops on consecutive Tuesday mornings, 
beginning Sept. 6th through Oct. 4th, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 
a.m., will be community partners with expertise in working with 
young children. Registration begins August 1st, and as seating is 
limited, reservations are required.

Sierra Madre’s

Farmer’s Market Is Back!

New Location

The Sierra Madre Farmer’s Market new location is in 
Downtown Sierra Madre on Hermosa Avenue, south 
of Sierra Madre Boulevard to Mariposa Avenue. The 
hours will be from 3:00-8:00 p.m. during the summer 
with the exception of major holidays. During the winter/
Pacific Standard time the market could possibly 
end at 7:00 p.m.

1630 AM

Free on-air publicity for local events

 Sierra Madre’s new community radio station is now accepting scripts 
for Public Service Announcements (PSAs) about community events. 
PSAs will be broadcast on the air at no charge. The station operates 
24/7 and can be heard at 1630 on the AM dial.

 Any local non-profit or non-commercial organization can have 
their event information broadcast to the public on Sierra Madre 
Community Information Radio. This new radio station covers the city 
of Sierra Madre, plus surrounding areas of Pasadena, Arcadia, and 

In a nutshell, your event must:

• Benefit a non-commercial or non-profit entity

• Be open to the public

• Be of general interest to local citizens

write a Public Service Announcement that describes your 
event and e-mail it to 


Pasadena CA. This year will be the 10th Annual Holy Chaos 
concert. The plans are set; the location is perfect and the 
bands are ready to rock. 

The Concert will be held August 20th 2011 at The First 
Church of the Nazarene of Pasadena 3700 East Sierra Madre 
Blvd. 91107. Tickets are on sale and will be sold at the door. 
Tickets are $5 with the flyer and $7 without. 

For the last 10 years, all kinds of bands and artists have 
been a part of Holy Chaos. In an effort to bring the best 
and most complete bands the local scene has to offer, Holy 
Chaos continues to stand out as one of the best independent 
concert events every year!

Come join the ACOP and all the Christian Rock you can 
imagine. Every year the event has been a success. We have 
heard music from some of the best bands in this genre, bands 
like Confide, The Parousia, Freewaypeople, Coolhand luke. 
This year’s lineup will include The Parousia w/ Broadawake, 
Spades and Blades, Crossing Out, Sketch Orchestra and so 
many more! 

This is a Great concert, at an even better price; the first 20 
attendees will get in free. Come rock away, on August 20th. 

For any question or comments contact Sevag at or you can call 626 786 3554 
for more information. Also look out for Holy Chaos updates 
on Facebook.


Join the City of Sierra Madre this summer for the FREE Concerts 
in the Park Series which begin Sunday, July 10, 2011 and occurs 
every Sunday through August 28, 2011. 

August 21 – Danny Dean and the Rockabilly Lovers (50’s 
Rock) sponsored by the Senior Community Commission selling 

August 28 – The Silver Beatles (Beatles Tribute Band) hosted 
by the Community and Personnel Services Department.

The eight concerts are held from 6:00 pm and run through 8:00pm. 
All concerts will be held at the Memorial Park Bandshell, 222 W. 
Sierra Madre Blvd. next to City Hall. Seating is on the green so remember 
to bring blankets and lawn chairs. Alcohol is prohibited. 

Spectators are encouraged to support local organizations that may 
provide refreshments. 

For additional information please contact the Community & Personnel 
Services Department 

(626) 355-5278.

2011 SUMMER 


The Sierra Madre Aquatic Center will be hosting three pool 
movie nights this summer. This program is offered at absolutely 
no charge thanks to a generous donation from the Sierra Madre 
Community Foundation and is open to all from Sierra Madre 
and the surrounding community. Each pool movie night will 
begin at 7:45pm, space is limited so be sure to arrive early. Snacks 
will be available for purchase at the June and July movie nights 
and proceeds benefit the Sierra Madre Dolphins Swim Team. 

Friday, August 19 – Tangled.

The Sierra Madre Aquatic Center is located at 611 E. Sierra Madre 
Blvd., Sierra Madre, CA 91024. For more information please call 

Summer Fun in the Park Schedule:

August 2 Los Angeles Zoo 

August 4 CATZ Fitness Activity

August 9 Sierra Madre Search and Rescue 

August 11 CATZ Fitness Activity

August 16 Mission Renaissance Arts and Craft 

August 18 CATZ Fitness Activity

August 23 L.A. Arboretum Arts and Craft 

August 25 CATZ Fitness Activity


 What better way than a scoop of ice cream with a 
little fudge sauce on top to savor women’s right to vote? To 
celebrate the momentous day 91 years ago when women 
gained full participation in democracy with the 

passage of the 19th amendment, the League of Women Voters 
Pasadena Area is throwing an ice cream social for the 
whole family on Sunday, Aug. 28, 4:00-5:30 p.m., at the historic 
Hillmont House, 939 N. Hill Ave., 


 Ragtime music by Dad’s Band Plus One, games and 
activities for children and plenty of Carmela’s ice cream on 
the lawn of a Victorian landmark promise and old-fashioned 
good time. Children under 13 are free. Everyone else 
pays only $5. 

 Reservations and further information about the 
League are available by calling 626-798-0965. Reservations 
and tickets also are available online: http://www.lwvpasadenaarea