Wellness in the Park, 9-21-13

Hosted by the City of Sierra Madre Community Services Department and Senior Community Commission, Wellness in the Park brings together health and wellness related vendors, speakers and screenings to the Sierra Madre Community, specifically seniors. The event takes place on Saturday, September 21st from 9am to 12pm at Memorial Park, 222 W. Sierra Madre Blvd. It is in conjunction with the Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast which occurs from 7am to 11am; breakfast $5.00.

Oktoberfest Golf and Tennis Tournament 2013

On Saturday, October 19, 2013, take part in the 9th annual Oktoberfest Golf and Tennis Tournament which raises funds for the City of Sierra Madre’s Youth Activity Center (YAC) run by the YMCA. The YAC is a place for teens to hang out and socialize; through the YMCA it offers a wide variety of activities and amenities for immediate members, such as an educational speaker series, homework tutors, visual art classes, gardening, leadership roles with the elementary YMCA program and volunteer opportunities.

Grand Unveiling of New Digital Storyboards

Two wonderful new local history Digital Storyboards will be unveiled on September 28, 2013, one at 10:00 a.m. in the new Local History Room in the Library, and one at 11:00 a.m. in the Richardson House museum.

Rotary Puts Some Muscle Into Supporting the Library

On a lazy summer morning when most people were still sitting with their morning coffee, members of the Sierra Madre Rotary Club picked up their paint brushes and headed for the Library. Once there, they primed and painted the new Local History Room, getting it ready for the new Digital Storyboards which will feature stories about “Sierra Madre Stories & Treasures”.

Library's Popular Parent/Child Workshops in September

Registration is now open for Sierra Madre Public Library’s popular Parent/Child workshop series, slated for September 5, 12, 19, 26, and October 3.

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.

The parenting workshop will feature noted resource professionals from the community and each session will feature a different aspect of parenting, including early literacy, speech, hearing and language development, child development, nutrition, music, play, and health.

Families with children ages 36 months and younger are encouraged to register now as past workshops have filled up fast. Enrollment is free, but in-person pre-registration at the Library is required to ensure a spot in the program.