Kids Fun Run T-Shirt Contest - Open

Sierra Madre, CA. - April 9, 2014 - The 2014 Mount Wilson Trail Race Kids Fun Run T-Shirt Design contest is underway! Local youth, kindergarten through 8th grade, are invited to submit their 8 ½ x 11 original artwork for this annual competition. The winner’s design will be screened on the back of the Kids Fun Run T-Shirts and will also be recognized at the beginning of the Mount Wilson Trail Race on May 24th. The submission must carry the theme of a youth running and a depiction of the mountain with the words “2014 Mount Wilson Trail Race 8th Annual Kids Fun Run” in any order.

Fourth of July Grand Marshal Nominations Sought

The Volunteer Sierra Madre Fourth of July Committee is seeking nominations for the 2014 Fourth of July Parade Grand Marshal. The Parade will be held as always the morning of July 4th.

Parade Grand Marshal nominees should embody the spirit of Sierra Madre, be an active volunteer in any of the local nonprofit organizations or in some way contributed to the betterment of Sierra Madre. Nominees may be an individual or volunteers or an organization.

2014 Huck Finn Fishing Derby A Huge Success!

Sierra Madre, CA. - April 3, 2014 - 2014 Huck Finn Fishing Derby Winners

The City of Sierra Madre Huck Finn Fishing Derby was held this past Saturday, March 29, 2014. This year 247 youth ages 3-15 participated in the Huck Finn Fishing Derby with many parents, family and friends in attendance as well. The fishing was fantastic this year as most young anglers caught at least one trout and many caught their limit of three! Awards were given in the following four age categories, as well as the Largest Overall fish and Smallest Overall fish. Age category winners were based on the total weight of a maximum three fish.

1-2-3 Play with Me: A Parent/Child Workshop Series

Sierra Madre, CA, March 10, 2014 - Families with children ages three and younger are invited to the Sierra Madre Public Library’s new five-week parenting workshop series, 1-2-3 Play with Me.

Lively interactive sessions will include toys, crafts, books and play, in addition to discussions of parenting issues and concerns. Sessions will feature noted resource professionals from the community. Registration begins March 1 and the workshops are on Tuesdays, April 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29 from 9:30-11:00 a.m. at the Library.