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Monrovia Church to Become Laser Tag Arena

This Friday a Monrovia church is going to turn its “whole auditorium into a giant laser tag arena” as part of a free event for high school students. From 6:30-10 p.m. The event will be held at Hope Unlimited Church (1900 Walker Ave., a block south of Duarte and a block east of Myrtle). 

- Brad Haugaard 

Heros at Heart: Coffee with a Cop

Thursday, May 30, 10-11 a.m. at Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf, at the corner of Myrtle and Foothill. Meet and greet local police officers who serve the community. Proceeds from the sale of Heroes at Heart Coffee and Tea go to benefit California Peace Officers Memorial, which provides financial assistance, scholarships and support for families of fallen officers. Free coffee and tea samples, raffle entry with any Heroes at Heart purchase.

- Brad Haugaard

Learn Portrait Painting This Evening

Learn to draft a portrait using the same technique as Leonardo Da Vinci, Tuesday, May 28 at 7:30 p.m. to Paint n Play Studio on Myrtle. Instructor will be Manuel Barillas, longtime commercial and fine artist based in Downey. For more information and to RSVP, please email Free admission, refreshments served.

- Brad Haugaard

Learn to Make a Ribbon Lei at Library

The Art of Ribbon Lei-Making, Saturday May 4, 1-3 p.m. at the Library's Community Room. "Join us in learning some of the traditions and skills behind the Hawaiian lei. We will cover how to make three unique ribbon lei. These can vary based on personality or colors and are a great alternative to a traditional flower lei. This event is open to all. No registration required."

- Brad Haugaard

Monrovia Area Partnership Celebrates 13th Birthday

Monrovia Area Partnership will celebrate its 13th year with a block party on Saturday, June 22, 11 a.m. at Julian Fisher Park. Family friendly games, free food and ice cream.

- Brad Haugaard

Learn to Make a Video Public Service Announcement - Free!

Learn to make a 30-second public service announcement for your local non-profit for free. Develop a script, practice reading from teleprompter, learn on-camera skills, wardrobe and make up. Snacks. April 17, 6-7 p.m. at 847 E Olive. RSVP 357-4974 or

- Brad Haugaard

Spring Library Book Sale in May

On Friday, May 17 through Sunday, May 19 the Friends of the Monrovia Public Library will hold its Spring Book Sale. (Members get to pick through books the day before, if you want to join.) Hundreds of books for all ages for sale at rock-bottom prices. Friday noon to 5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., and from 4-5 p.m. for the $5-a-Bag sale.

- Brad Haugaard

Disco to Benefit Mayflower Elementary

Disco, a fundraiser to benefit Mayflower Elementary School, April 27 from 6-10 p.m. Dinner, raffle and auction at Santa Anita Golf Course, 405 S. Santa Anita Ave., Arcadia. This is an adults only event. $50 for an adult or $85 for a couple. Tickets available here:

- Brad Haugaard

Intro to Kindergarten Meeting Monday

There will be a meeting to introduce parents to the various kindergarten programs Monrovia Schools offers. It'll be Monday, March 18, at 6 p.m at the Monrovia Unified District Office, 325 E. Huntington Dr.

- Brad Haugaard

Wildcat Theatre to Perform 'In the Heights'

Monrovia High School's Wildcat Theatre will put on the play, In the Heights, on March 22,23 and 29,30. The play "tells the universal story of a vibrant community in New Yorks Washington Heights neighborhood  a place where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet, the windows are always open and the breeze carries the rhythm of three generations of music. Its a community on the brink of change, full of hopes, dreams and pressures, where the biggest struggles can be deciding which traditions you take with you, and which ones you leave behind." Tickets here:

- Brad Haugaard

Disco Fundraiser for Mayflower PTA

Get on your boogie shoes and bellbottoms and head to the disco to benefit the kids at Mayflower Elementary school. This adult only event will include dinner, a silent auction, and dancing. All are encouraged to dress the part, and to get in the groove, on April 27, from 6pm-10pm. The event will be held at the Santa Anita Golf Course at 405 South Anita Avenue.

All party lovers are invited to help celebrate with flashing lights and disco balls to raise funds to enhance children’s education at Mayflower Elementary School located in Monrovia, California. “Money from this event will assist with literacy programs, afford to send children on field trips and assist with ensuring classrooms have needed supplies” said Sarah Edgington, Mayflower PTA president.” We invite all the community to help their local school by joining us on this groovy night,” she added.

Ticket prices are $50 a person and $85 a couple and can be purchased at Sponsorships and volunteer opportunities are also available. For more information, to give a donation or to learn more about how you can support Mayflower PTA, visit the Mayflower PTA Facebook page at Mayflower PTA, email, or call 7609088058.

Source: Press release

- Brad Haugaard

Monrovia Association of Fine Arts Pre-Valentine Buffet

Monrovia Association of Fine Arts (MAFA) invites the public to enjoy a pre-Valentine buffet supper, musical cabaret and art show on Feb. 10, 5 to 8 p.m. at Myrtle Tree Café, 405 S. Myrtle Ave in Old Town Monrovia.

MAFA's “Heart in the Arts” Cabaret & Art Show will feature live musical acts from Centre Stage Productions and an art display and sale from MAFA member artists.

The event will also feature MAFA’s annual awards presentation of the Heart in the Arts Award and the Renaissance Award, recognizing individuals within MAFA and in the community who have gone above and beyond in their arts leadership. In addition, the group will recognize its generous sponsors: Arcadia Association of Realtors Darrell Brooke at Monrovia Trust, Gentile McCloskey & Company, Monrovia Fellowship, Paint ‘n’ Play Art Studio and Pari Passu Café. Ticket sales and a 50/50 raffle will benefit MAFA’s kids art educational programs.

The buffet dinner menu will feature bruschetta appetizers, vegetable minestrone soup, mixed greens salad, penne pasta with chardonnay butter sauce, chicken marsala over rice, and organic iced tea and coffee. Guests can also enjoy a no-host wine and beer bar.

Tickets are $25.00 and available now at Space is limited to 70 people so attendees should buy tickets as soon as possible. Ticket price at the door will be $35.00. For more information, call (626) 483-0560.

- Brad Haugaard

Wildcat Theater to Perform 'In the Heights'

Coming up at Monrovia High's Wildcat Theater will be "In the Heights,"  March 22, 23, and 29, 30, from 7-9 p.m.  "In the washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan, a young store owner watches the joys and heartbreaks of this tight-knit community pass through his bodega." Bodega = little grocery store in Spanish speaking neighborhood.

- Brad Haugaard

Auditions for 'Long After Crystal Night' Feb. 2-4

Auditions for The Jewish Federation's JFed Players' Spring 2019 production of Long After Crystal Night, will be held on Feb. 2, 3, and 4 at the Jewish Federation, 114A Lime Ave., Monrovia, with performances in late April.

Long After Crystal Night by John Herman Shaner, takes place over several days in the life of the Seymour Goldstein household in Beverly Hills, in 1983. Seymour has attended a meeting to determine whether Jewish militants from the Jewish Defense League should be allowed to speak to his B'nai B'rith lodge. The ramifications of this meeting will cause everyone in the family, and those close to it, to confront their roots and question their lives, their history, their future, their motivations, the depths of their assimilation, their relationships with each other and ultimately their personal courage and convictions. Full of humor and emotion, the climax is compelling and satisfying, a play about Everyman for Everyman.

Audition dates and times:
Sunday, Feb. 3, 1:00-3 p.m.
Monday, Feb. 4, 7:00-9 p.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 5, 7:00-9 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 7, 7 p.m. (if needed for call-backs)

Contact the Jewish Federation at (626) 445-0810 for more information.

- Brad Haugaard

Walking Tour of Downtown Monrovia

Walking tour of downtown Monrovia on Saturday, Jan. 5, at 10 a.m. $5 per person and the tour lasts about two hours. Eight city blocks. Meet at the southeast corner of Palm and Myrtle. No RSVP is necessary.

- Brad Haugaard