Save the date! Thursday, December 20th the Sierra Madre Community Services Department and American Red Cross is hosting a Community Blood Drive from 12 noon to 6:00 pm. This life saving event takes place at the Sierra Madre Community Recreation Center, 611 E. Sierra Madre Blvd., and is open to the public. Individuals who are 17 years of age or older, 110 pounds or more and are in generally good health are eligible to donate blood. As a thank you to all donors, the American Red Cross is providing Subway sandwiches plus a coupon from Cold Stone Creamery!
The competition is about to begin in Sierra Madre with the 8th Annual Oktoberfest Golf and Tennis Tournament on Saturday, October 20, 2012. Sierra Madre Community Programs are the beneficiary of this City sponsored event, with programs like Movies in the Park, Summer Fun in the Park, Huck Finn Fishing Derby, Halloween Window Painting, and the Sierra Madre Historic Bike Ride receiving support.
The Community Services Department is offering the Summer Fun in the Park program every Tuesday and Thursday morning from 9:30 am to 10:30 am beginning July 10 and ending August 30. The program is geared for children ages 3 to 10 years and held at the Memorial Park Bandshell, 222 West Sierra Madre Blvd.
The City is excited to announce a new partnership at the Sierra Madre Aquatic Center. Aquatic services will be operated by Waterworks Aquatics beginning June 9, 2012. Waterworks Aquatics has extensive experience providing quality aquatic programs. Aquatic programs will be expanded to encompass 12 months a year, offering a full schedule of swim classes, water aerobics, recreation swim, swim team and much more! Check out the Waterworks Aquatics website for detailed information www.waterworksswim.com/sierramadre.
Waterworks Aquatics will be hosting a follow up Meet and Greet on Saturday, July 28th from 12:00pm -1:00pm. The Meet and Greet will be held at the Sierra Madre Aquatic Center, located at 611 E. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre, CA 91024. Waterworks Aquatic representatives will be on site to answer any questions you may have regarding swim lessons, program scheduling, and other aquatic related topics. This is a perfect opportunity to find out more about aquatic programs provided by Waterworks Aquatics and the changes they have made since their opening in June 2012.
For information regarding the swim program at the Sierra Madre Aquatic Center, read the Waterworks Aquatics Fact Sheet or contact Waterworks Aquatics at 626-836-1200 or 310-277-7775.
Save the date! Saturday, September 22 is the Sierra Madre Health Fair and Wellness in the Park presented by the Senior Community Commission and Sierra Madre Chamber of Commerce. The event will take place in Memorial Park, located at 222 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre, CA 91024 from 9:00am-12:00pm.
Thanks to generous donations from the Sierra Madre Police Association and the Sierra Madre Community through outreach by Bob Jackson, the Family Movie Fridays series continues this summer! All movies are shown in Kersting Court and are absolutely free for everyone. Movies begin approximately at 8:00pm and patrons are encouraged to bring seating and blankets for the event.