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McGuire: Saturday, August 25, 2012 


Plans are in the works for a contest in October 
where residents will recieve “Crow Awards” for 
the most creative scarecorws in the “humorous” 
and “scariest” categories for residents and 
for businesses, for having the most creative 
scarecrow(s) representing their business. 

 Currently plans are for life sized scarecrows 
and according to Executive Director Jackie 
Raymond, “We envision residents and guests 
driving through the town” in a manner similar 
to when people view Christmas or Halloween decorations. 
“It will bring families of Sierra Madre together and promote our 

 Don’t know how to make a scarecrow? Creative Arts will be 
hosting a FREE Scarecrow Making Workshop at Creative Arts 
Group Saturday, September 15, 2012 from noon to 7 pm, to the 
first 60 families. 

 Workshop participants need to bring clothes and accessories for 
their scarecrow. Everything else will be provided. These scarecrows 
are life-size, so bring appropriate items. You might want to 
bring pants or stockings to create legs and gloves to create hands 
for your scarecrow. 

 The workshop is free, but you must register (626-355-8350) 
LIMITED ENROLLMENT. To participate in the contest applications 
are due on September 25th. Scarecrows will be displayed 
October 1st through October 31st at residents and businesses. 

 On Friday, October 5th and awards ceremony will be held at 
Creative Arts for the winners of the residents and businesses.

 For more information, contact the Creative Arts Group via 
email at or call 

Weather Wise

5-Day Forecast 

Sierra Madre, Ca.

 Mon: Sunny Hi 90s Lows 60s 

 Tues: Sunny Hi 90s Lows 60s

 Wed: Sunny Hi 90s 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. 



August 28th, 2012 6:30 pm

Sun Aug 26 @ 6 - 8 PM Concert in the Park

Mon Aug 27 Preschool Story Hour 

Tue Aug 28 @ 6:30PM City Council Meeting

Tue Aug 28 @ 7:00PM - 

08:00PM Free eReader Workshop

Wed Aug 29 Preschool Story Hour

Upcoming Kiwanis Calendar:

Tuesday, August 28th Noon Speaker: Angel Throop

 Wine & Jazz Festival

Tuesday, September 4th Noon Pete Siberell,

 SMLL & Santa Anita Park

Tuesday, September 11th 8:00am

 Special 9/11 Memorial Program

Wednesday, September 19th Scarecrow Workshop

Saturday, September 22nd PANCAKE BREAKFAST

Tuesday, September 25th Presentation: Hypnosis

Call 626-355-0728 for additional information

The Inaugural Artisan Faire will take place on November 17th and 18th at 
Santa Anita Park in Arcadia. This holiday shopping opportunity will feature 
quality, juried handcrafted Artisans, fashion show, DIY demonstrations, 
Bonjour Boutique Spa and much more. Free admission to the public. For vendor information, contact Wendy Fujihara-Anderson at 
IN THE PARK SERIES - Presented by 
Athens Services and the Sierra Madre Issei 
Memorial Foundation

Join the City of Sierra Madre this summer for the Concerts in the 
Park, beginning Sunday, July 8, 2012 and occurring every Sunday 
through August 26, 2012. The concerts are FREE thanks to the 
support of Athens Services and the Sierra Madre Issei Memorial 
Foundation, along with numerous community hosts. Concerts 
begin at 6:00pm 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 Services Department 626-355-5278.


August 26 – Take Two (Top 40’s) sponsored by Dr. Roger Joe, 
DDS, The Lodge at Sierra Madre, and Crosslife 
Community Church

Sierra Madre Coordinating Council 


8/26 - Concert in the Park - Take Two


Sierra Madre Playhouse - Incident at Vichy

Sierra Madre Playhouse - Fairytale Theater

Sierra Madre Playhouse - Acting Up "Wizard of Oz"

9/6 - September Coordinating Council


9/6 - Woman's Club Wistaria Thrift Shop Re-Opening

For more information on the Sierra Madre Coordinating Council, 
please contact Recreation Supervisor Adam Matsumoto at or 626.355.7394. 



Experienced mature person for general office postion 
in Sierra Madre. Financial book keeping and elderly 
resident liaison at a RCFE facility. Good computer 
skills required. Quickbooks knowledge preferred, 
ability to learn essential. Full time employment or part 
time leading to full time may be considered. 

Immediate availability.

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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 

Stop by any of the following 
locations (partial 
listing) for your copy every 
Saturday or call 626-355-
2737 to sign up for home 

Sierra Public Library 
Sierra Madre Post Office 
Sierra Madre City Hall 

Bean Town Sierra Madre 
Starbucks Sierra Madre 
Bottle Shop Sierra Madre 
Happy’s Liquors Sierra 

Sierra Madre Senior 


Arcadia Public Library

Arcadia Post Office

Arcadia City Hall

Starbucks Arcadia

Denny’s Arcadia

Monrovia Public Library

Monrovia Post Office 

Monrovia City Hall 

Coffee Bean Monrovia 

The Monrovian

Rudy’s Monrovia

Monrovia Senior Center

Duarte Public Library

Duarte City Hall 

Denny’s Duarte

Starbuck’s Duarte

Coffee Bean Duarte

I HOP Duarte

Duarte Senior Center


Pasadena City Hall

Pasadena Senior Center 
Faschings Car Wash

Robin’s Bar B Que 


Walkway at Vromans 


Gold Line Station - 

Sierra Madre Villa 
Niko’s Pasadena 

Fresco’s Pasadena

Websters Pharmacy 


Websters Fine Stationers 

On Thursdays at 7:00 PM, 
tune in to Radio Fishbowl’s 
Village Intersections Host 
Gene Goss.

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