The City of Sierra Madre Community & Personnel Services Department in collaboration with the Pasadena YMCA is assessing the need for afterschool programs. Please help us by filling out our online survey at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/97FJ59B. Currently, the YMCA operates afterschool programs for youth under 10 and the City operates programs for those 11-17.
2012 Mount Wilson Trail Race Information
The 2012 race will be here before you know it!
Registration for the 2012 Mount Wilson Trail Race will begin on Monday, March 5 at 9:00am. Registration is available online at www.cityofsierramadre.com/onlineregistration.
This is an exciting event and the City's opportunity to recognize and honor the true treasures of Sierra Madre, its volunteers, City Commissioners and employees. Sierra Madre Honors… Recognition and Appreciation Dinner recognizes all out-going City Commissioners as well as extraordinary community members, organizations and employees
The City of Sierra Madre Community Arts Commission is pleased to present an Arts Exhibition by Halcyon Koerber. The Exhibition by Halcyon Koerber is now on display through Thursday, November 17, 2011. Community members are invited to an Artist Reception on Friday, October 14 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Sierra Madre City Hall (232 East Sierra Madre Blvd.). The event is open to the public and light refreshments will be served.
Adult Co-ed Softball
The Sierra Madre Adult Co-ed Softball League is held in the summer months of June through August. Adults 18 years and older compete in two divisions. The "A" League is for competitive players and the "B" League is for recreational players. Participants can sign up as a team or as individuals. Games are played on Wednesdays and Sundays at Heasley Field located at Sierra Vista Park. For more information, please contact 626-355-5278 Ext. 704.
The Community Services Department offers a variety of excursions throughout the year, such as Whale Watching and Laguna Beach Pageant of the Masters. For information regarding excursions please check the latest edition of the Wistaria Vine.
Day Adventures and Excursions
Join us each month for a different out-of-town adventure. Trips depart from and return to the Hart Park House in Memorial Park unless otherwise noted in the advertising of the event. Reservations must be made in advance either in person or online at www.cityofsierramadre.com/onlineregistration. More information is published in the local paper, Senior Moments newsletters or available online. Feel free to contact the Community Services Department at 626-355-5278 Ext. 227.
The Sierra Madre Oktoberfest Golf and Tennis Tournament was held this past Saturday, October 15, 2011. Between the golf and tennis tournaments and luncheon approximately $4,000 was raised for Sierra Madre Youth Programs.
The competition is about to begin in Sierra Madre with the 7th Annual Oktoberfest Golf and Tennis Tournament on Saturday, October 15, 2011. Sierra Madre Youth Programs are the beneficiary of this City sponsored event,
Sierra Madre Honors…Recognition Nomination
Due to City Hall Friday, August 5, 2011, at 4:00 pm
This is an exciting event and the City's opportunity to recognize and honor the true treasures of Sierra Madre, its volunteers, City Commissioners and employees. Sierra Madre Honors… Recognition and Appreciation Dinner will recognize all out-going City Commissioners as well as extraordinary community members, organizations and employees. Please take a moment to review the awards listed below and nominate any person you feel is eligible for such an honor.
The Community Services Department hosts a variety of special events for the Sierra Madre community throughout the year. Annual Events include: Huck Finn Fishing Derby and Campout, Mount Wilson Trail Race, Fourth of July Parade, Oktoberfest Golf and Tennis Tournament, and Halloween Happenings. Contact the Community Services Department at 626-355-5278 for more information.
Huck Finn Fishing Derby and Campout
Date: Friday through Sunday in late March or Early April
The Huck Finn Fishing Derby and Campout are held every year in late March or early April. This is a great opportunity for outdoor family fun! Families can spend a night under the stars and roast marshmallows at the campout, and then wake up the next morning to catch a rainbow trout! The Campout portion of the event is held on Friday, the Fishing derby follows on Saturday morning, and family fishing takes place Saturday afternoon and all day Sunday. Campout registration begin in February and pre-registration is required. Registration for the fishing derby and family fishing is done the day of the event. For more event information contact the Community Services Office at 626-355-5278.
Mount Wilson Trail Race
May 25, 2013
The Mount Wilson Trail Race (MWTR) is the second oldest trail race in California and is held the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend. Every year 300 runners challenge the Mount Wilson Trail and race 8.6 miles on a course that features an elevation gain of 2,100 feet. This challenging race sells out every year, so be sure to register early! Registration information can be found at www.mountwilsontrailrace.com in January. In addition to the main race, the MWTR features a pasta feed dinner the night before, Kids' Art Show and Race, beer garden, vendor booths and hundreds of race enthusiasts cheering our runners.
Fourth of July Parade
Date: July 4th unless it falls on a Sunday
Every 4th of July come to Sierra Madre and celebrate America's birthday in style! The City of Sierra Madre hosts a parade along Sierra Madre Boulevard that has been an annual tradition for generations. Prop a chair or two along the Boulevard to enjoy the small town charm of the parade entries! After the parade you can continue the fun at Memorial Park and enjoy a festive band, beer garden, games and food!
Concerts in the Park
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.