August 21, 2008

Community Calendar

Wild by Nature

Wild By Nature Flowers and Events will be having a floral design workshop on Aug. 27. The theme will be Floral Cake.

For more information, call (909) 596-6161.

Park concerts

La Verne's Concerts in the Park will be held at 6:30 p.m. every Sunday through Aug. 31 at Heritage Park, 5001 Via De Mansion. All concerts are free of charge.

For more information, call (909) 596-8700.

Classes offered

The La Verne Parks and Community Services department offers different classes all year long for different interests. For information, call (909) 596-8700.

Contra Dance is an American form of traditional social dancing, related to English folk dancing. Classes will be held from 3:30 to 7 p.m. every second Sunday of the month. Classes are for all ages. Cost is $8 per person, per class. Classes are held at the Veterans Hall, 1550 Bonita Ave., La Verne. For information, call (909) 596- 8700.

Senior Strutters is an ongoing community walking program that meets at 7 a.m. every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at the La Verne Community Center parking lot, 3680 D St.

Trail Trekker Hiking Progam keeps you fit by hiking beautiful local trails. Occasional weekend campouts and daylong hikes to nearby hiking trails are planned. The hikes are held Monday to Saturday in the early morning for adults in good physical condition (children accompanied by a adult parent or guardian are welcome). For more information, call (909) 596-8776.

For more information or registration, call (909) 596-8700.

Farmers Market

Every Thursday night from 5 to 9 p.m. until Aug. 28, Glendora Avenue, between Foothill Boulevard and Carroll Avenue, will be transformed into the Glendora Farmers Market. It offers live music and the best place to find fruits and vegetables grown by California farmers.

For more information, call (626) 593-9254 or visit

Support group

A support group for those suffering from Crohns disease, ulcerative colitis and irritable bowel syndrome meets from 5 to 6:30 p.m. every third Thursday of the month at the Foothill Education Center, 427 West Carroll, Glendora.

For more information call (626) 335-6100.

School registration

The Glendora Unified School District is now accepting registration for new students who will be attending GUSD schools in fall 2008. Parents are also encouraged to submit their renewal and new district attendance permit requests at this time. Parents may pick up registration packets and interdistrict transfer forms at the District office, 500 N. Loraine Avenue in Glendora (adjacent to Sellers Elementary School).

For more information, contact Educational Services at (626) 963- 1611, Ext. 325.

Parents are also encouraged to contact their school of choice directlyto schedule a visit. A list of district schools may be found at

Nursing units

Bonita Unified School District and San Antonio Regional Occupational Program is offering continuing education units for nurse assistants and home health aides.

Classes are held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the first Saturday of each month at Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center, Carr Board Room, at 1798 N. Garey Ave. in Pomona. Bring your Certified Nurse Assistant Certification Number.

For more information, call Becky at (909) 213-3797 or Sue at 909- 971-8200, Ext. 5324

Family time

The La Verne Library will host Family Storytime, which includes an art activity, at 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday.

The library is located at 3640 D St. in La Verne. For more information, call Shanda Nelson at (909) 596-1934.

Toast to you

The Toastmasters of San Dimas invites the public to its "Toast to the Best" club meetings from 7 to 8:15 p.m. on the first and third Mondays of each month at PFF Bank & Trust, 165 E. Bonita Ave. in San Dimas.

Toastmasters teaches leadership and public speaking skills to help members increase self-confidence and awareness.

For information, call Scott at (626) 716-1252.

-- Nicole Walton

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