Community & Clubs

Women's Club hosts murder mystery party

Women's Club hosts murder mystery party

Dressed in 1920s flapper attire, members of the La Cañada Junior Women’s Club last month held the first social event of its season with a murder mystery party held at Lindsay Becker’s home, which was decorated as a Prohibition era speakeasy.

Kiwanis AM club installs officers

Kiwanis AM club installs officers

Roy Huff, Kiwanis Lt. Governor of Div. 3, presided over the recent installation of officers for the La Cañada Kiwanis AM club. Installed were Barbie Eland president; Bill Imbriale, president elect; Sean Crahan, vice president; Rosemary Hook, statistical secretary; Dick Barley, treasurer;...

Lecture to address Islamic State

The Cañada Crescenta Democratic Club will hear a lecture on the subject “ISIL, the Islamic State in the Levant,” when it meets Sunday, Oct. 19, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the La Cañada home of Lyn and Bud Slotky. The featured speaker is Hamid Rezai, Ph.D., an Egyptian...

Royal Court to visit fundraiser

The Rose Queen and her Royal Court on Nov. 2 will join the La Cañada Flintridge Tournament of Roses Assn. at its major fundraiser, “An Evening of Wine and Roses” at the La Cañada Flintridge Country Club. The festivities begin at 5:30 p.m.

Thursday Club hosts annual BBQ

Thursday Club hosts annual BBQ

The La Cañada Thursday Club Board of Directors invited members, spouses and friends to their annual kickoff barbecue late last month to welcome the new club year.

Flintridge Prep benefit scheduled

Flintridge Prep benefit scheduled

The Parents Assn. Benefit Committee at Flintridge Preparatory School has announced that the school’s upcoming benefit, which will take place at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles on March 7, will be themed “The Pat Rack Rebels.”

Members lunch with Kiwanis head

Members lunch with Kiwanis head

Noon Kiwanis President Tom Passanisi, preparing for the transition of leadership, invited members of the board of directors who have served the past year with him to a special board meeting Sept. 5 that included dinner and dessert.

Guild prepares for luncheon

Guild prepares for luncheon

Members of the La Cañada Orthopaedic Flintridge Guild at their Sept. 5 meeting decided the finishing touches for the group’s Book and Author Luncheon, which will be held Oct. 28 at the Angeles National Golf Club in Sunland.

Royal Court tryouts scheduled

The Pasadena Tournament of Roses Assn. will be holding initial tryouts for the 2015 Rose Queen and Royal Court from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13 and from 3 to 5 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 15 at Tournament House, 391 S. Orange Grove Blvd., Pasadena.

Business Evening Kiwanis welcomes new members

Business Evening Kiwanis welcomes new members

The newly formed Business Evening Kiwanis Club, a subsidiary organization of La Cañada’s noon Kiwanis group, meets monthly at various restaurants in the city. This month they met at Dish restaurant.

Groups present Wine & Gourmet event

Kiwanis Club of La Cañada, together with Le Petit Vendome, La Cañada Flintridge Educational Foundation Endowment Fund and the La Cañada Flintridge Chamber of Commerce are presenting the 12th Annual Wine & Gourmet Food Tasting and Premium Wine Auction on Sunday, Sept. 28 in...

Junior Women's Club schedules events

Local women who would like to learn more about the La Cañada Junior Women’s Club are invited to call Provisional Chair Lainie Rose Miller at (323) 294-7444, as the group is planning a morning coffee meet-and-greet at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 22. Miller will provide interested parties...

Area sorority group awarded for service

Glendale Area Alumnae Panhellenic, a cooperative association of sorority alumnae belonging to the National Panhellenic Conference (NPC), announced this week it has been recognized as a top alumnae group for its service to the community and support of the lifelong sorority experience. Glendale Area...

Orthopaedic Guild to hold luncheon

Orthopaedic Guild to hold luncheon

Michael P. Sullivan, vice president and chief philanthropy officer for Orthopaedic Institute for Children, will be the keynote speaker when the La Cañada Flintridge Orthopaedic Guild holds its annual Book and Author Luncheon Oct. 28 at Angeles National Golf Club in Sunland.

Along the Scouting Trail: Troop 507 members climb Mount Whitney

Along the Scouting Trail: Troop 507 members climb Mount Whitney

Members of La Cañada Boy Scout Troop 507 took part in a six-day, 40-mile backpacking trip in the Sierra Nevada mountain range that began July 9. The highlight of the trip was their trek to the 14,508-foot summit of Mt. Whitney.

Hathaway-Sycamores appoint Massar to advisory board

Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services recently appointed Trey Massar to serve on its advisory board.

Cañada Crescenta Democratic Club to meet Aug. 17

“This Year’s Election” will be the topic on Sunday, Aug. 17, when the Cañada Crescenta Democratic Club meets from 3 to 5 p.m. at the home of Greta Pruitt in La Crescenta. Member Garland Byrum, an active blogger of history and politics, will speak about the November election....

YMCA of the Foothills to launch season of Tribes program

YMCA of the Foothills to launch season of Tribes program

The YMCA of the Foothills is preparing to launch another season of its Tribes program for children in grades pre-kindergarten through fifth grade and their fathers.

Italian Catholic Federation awards two college scholarships

Italian Catholic Federation awards two college scholarships

Two local high school graduates were awarded $400 college scholarships this year by the Italian Catholic Federation branch 374 at St. Bede the Venerable Catholic Church.

Familiar faces to lead Presbyterian services

Familiar faces to lead Presbyterian services

Pastors with previous ties to La Cañada Presbyterian Church have been invited to preach the remaining weeks of this summer, following the retirement of the Rev. Dr. Gary Dennis, who served as the church's pastor for the past 24 years.

Craven to represent home-care company

Craven to represent home-care company

La Cañada Flintridge resident Caroline Craven, an active member of the local chamber of commerce and owner of the consulting firm Caroline Craven and Associates, was recently named the local ambassador for Santa Monica-based HomeHero, Inc.

Texas Tenors to perform benefit concert

Texas Tenors to perform benefit concert

La Cañada residents involved with the Community Scholarship Foundation recently volunteered their time manning phone banks in the San Bernardino studios of KVCR.

'Legally Blonde' coming to stage in La Cañada

'Legally Blonde' coming to stage in La Cañada

The local musical theater program for children, La Cañada Junior Theater, this weekend presents "Legally Blonde," which in 2007 won the Best New Musical award on Broadway. The story centers on a sorority girl, Elle Woods, who enrolls in Harvard Law School in hopes of...

AFS student heads home to Thailand

AFS student heads home to Thailand

The La Cañada home of Fran and Bill Evans was the venue on a recent Friday when more than 30 people bid farewell to AFS student Amy Usuparat from Thailand.

LCUMC starts its summer activities

LCUMC starts its summer activities

La Cañada United Methodist Church launched its summer activities for the younger members during a pool party held on a recent Sunday in the backyard of a local home.

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