Register Now for Fall Recreation Classes 2012

The Community Services Department is excited to announce fall recreation classes are now open for registration online at or by visiting the Hart Park House Senior Center (222 W. Sierra Madre Blvd) or the Community Services office (611 E. Sierra Madre Blvd).

The fall session introduces a variety classes and programs for the whole family. Change up your fitness regime with Zumba or Zumba Gold (ages 55+), a dance-fitness class that incorporates Latin & international music with dances movements creating a high energy party like atmosphere that provides a dynamic, exciting and effective workouts. Strengthen your core with either Gentle Yoga or Yoga for All Ages. Learn and develop physical self-protection and escaping techniques that are easy to remember and utilize by registering for the Women’s Self Defensive class.

Younger family members will enjoy Mommy/Daddy and Me Soccer (ages 2-3.5) and ages 3.5-11 years old can enroll in age appropriate soccer skill development classes with the Kidz Love Soccer. Gain advantage through footwork and body positioning to employ leverage, avoiding the use of strength against strength in Hapkido Karate adult and youth classes. As always, you’ll find class favorites including Ballet, Tap and Creative Dance!

For more information, please contact Community Services Department at 626-355-5278.

Sierra Madre Honors Awardees, 8-21-2012

Sierra Madre Honors… is the City’s opportunity to recognize and honor the true treasures of Sierra Madre, its volunteers, City Commissioners and employees. Sierra Madre Honors… recognizes all out-going City Commissioners, and awardees selected from nominations submitted to the Mayor’s Ad-Hoc Committee comprised of past recipients. The following are the awardees for 2012:

Heat Advisory

Tips for Staying Cool
With triple-digit temperatures registering across Southern California this week, the County of Los Angeles Public has issued a Heat Advisory for areas including the San Gabriel Valley.  This advisory will remain in effect until Friday, August 10th. 

Library's Popular Parent/Child Workshops Slated for September

Registration is now open for Sierra Madre Public Library’s popular Parent/Child workshop series, slated for September 6, 13, 20, 27, and October 4 2012. Sessions will take place at the Library on consecutive Thursdays from 10 to 11:30 a.m. and will be interactive including toys, crafts, books and play in addition to discussions of parenting issues and concerns.