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Pasadena’s The Frostig Challenges Prevalent Definition of Intelligence
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Pasadena’s The Frostig Challenges Prevalent Definition of Intelligence

Documentary challenges IQ testing and limits placed on people with intellectual disabilities The Frostig Center is proud to host a screening of the new documentary “Intelligent Lives,” which is shattering stereotypes about what it means to be “intelligent” and opening doors to more inclusive education and employment. The screening will be held at The Frostig…

Spooky Stories at the Sierra Madre Public Library
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Spooky Stories at the Sierra Madre Public Library

Sierra Madre Library and Playhouse partner for Halloween fun Just in time for Halloween, join the fun of Washington Irving’s “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” and Edgar Allen Poe’s “The Raven,” presented by the Sierra Madre Playhouse. Appropriately atmospheric and spooky for the season, the radio play with live sound effects, will chill and thrill…

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Mother-Daughter Duo Gives Sierra Madre Residents a Moment to Connect

By Hansol Hwang Residents of Sierra Madre, Dr. Lisa Manuelian and her daughter Kareen, are giving the youth and the elderly in their city, a moment to connect. Since May, the mother-daughter duo has been working together in the community to bridge the generational gap between the elderly and the youth, ranging from ages five…

Oct. 12 – Oct. 18
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Oct. 12 – Oct. 18

EDITOR’S PICK Old Town Fall Festival at Library Park, Oct. 13 from noon – 6 p.m. (321 S. Myrtle Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016). There will be music, a Canyon Park plant sale, fall crafts, face painting, and hay wagon rides beginning at 2 p.m. for $2 per person. For furry friends, there will be a…

Do All Sierra Madre Dogs Go to Heaven?
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Do All Sierra Madre Dogs Go to Heaven?

Sierra Madre’s Village Church (Ascension) will be holding its annual “Blessing of the Animals” service on Oct. 7 at 11:45 a.m. in the Outdoor Worship Area. There will also be free pet sitting during the 10:15 a.m. service. Blessing of the Animals is conducted in commemoration of the Oct. 4 feast day of St. Francis…

Sierra Madre Crime Blotters: Sept. 24 – Sept. 30
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Sierra Madre Crime Blotters: Sept. 24 – Sept. 30

Sept. 24 A vehicle was stopped at about 8:07 p.m. for a vehicle code violation in the area of Santa Anita and Grandview avenues. Following a field sobriety test, the driver was found to be impaired due to alcohol. The driver was also driving with a license suspended for a previous DUI. The driver was…

UN Global Goals – Taiwan Can Help
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UN Global Goals – Taiwan Can Help

By Jaushieh Joseph Wu, Minister of Foreign Affairs Republic of China (Taiwan) The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted at the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly in 2015, set bold goals to shift the world onto a sustainable, resilient path. Here was also pledged the formation of a revitalized Global Partnership for…

Sept. 28 – Oct. 4
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Sept. 28 – Oct. 4

EDITOR’S PICK The Pizza Experience Pop-Up Museum by Memorial Park, Oct. 1 from 4 – 9:30 p.m. (129 N. Raymond Ave., Pasadena, CA 91103). This pop-up is an engaging and captivating experience for all pizza lovers alike to celebrate their love of pizza. Don’t forget your appetite or cameras. General admission is $30. For more…

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