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RKC/Rosemead Community Past Events Archive - October, 2012

 

Tuesday, October 2, 2012 -  Library Event

 

Kaplan SAT Strategy Workshop, Kaplan Representative will hand out SAT Practice Test Results from September 22, 2012 workshop, , discuss them and give tips on how to achieve better scores from 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm.  

 

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 – Library Event

 

Family Storytime - stories, music and art activities for 5 years and up from 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm  

 

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 – Library Event

Toddler Storytime - stories, music and art for 0-5 year olds from 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

 

 Wednesday, October 3, 2012 – Library Event

 

Sahaja Yoga Meditation  -Come from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm and learn to relax in this free Sahaja Yoga meditation workshop.  For more information on the practice of Sahaja Yoga, please go to the website www.freemeditation.com/

 

Thursday, October 4, 2012 – RKC Meeting

 

SGV Mosquito Report – vector control and abatement of mosquitoes and other vermin which threaten both humans, animal, and plants in the Rosemead area will be the focus of this talk in the California Mission Inn social hall by the SGV Mosquito Abatement District’s Kelly Middleton.

 

 Thursday, October 4, 2012 – Library Event

 

Personal Statement Workshop for Teens – college applicants learn what colleges are looking for in personal statements, receive writing tips, review common application grammatical mistakes, hear what topics work and practice "winning" personal statements from 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm.

 

Saturday, October 6. 2012 – Special EventLos Angeles County

 

NAMI Walk – The San Gabriel Valley Chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) will be having what they describe as “an awareness and stigma reducing” 5K walk regarding a condition that affects one out of four people. 

 

It will be held at the Third St. Promenade in Santa Monica with check-in at 8:00 am and a start time of 10:00 am. Round-trip bus transportation from Pasadena is available for those interested at a cost of $5.

 

 Saturday, October 6, 2012 – Library Event

 

Teen Board Gaming - A popular teen event! Participants play board and card games, including Settlers of Catan, Citadels, Ticket to Ride, Monopoly and more, with friends and other teens from 1:30 pm – 5:30 pm,

 

Tuesday, October 9, 2012 – Library Event

 

Financial Aid Workshop - Princeton Review offers parents and teens  information on how to search out funds to meet ever-increasing college expenses from 6:15 pm – 7:45 pm.

 

 Wednesday, October 10, 2012 – Library Event

 

Toddler Storytime - stories, music and art for 0-5 year olds from 10:30 am – 11:30 am

 

 Wednesday, October 10, 2012 – Library Event

 

Family Storytime - stories, music and art activities for 5 years and up from 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm  

 

 Wednesday, October 10, 2012 – Library Event

 

Meditation Workshop -- Come from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm and learn to relax in this free Yoga meditation workshop.  For more information on the practice of Sahaja Yoga, please go to the website www.freemeditation.com/

 

Thursday, October 11, 2012 – RKC Meeting

 

Board Meeting – the Rosemead Kiwanis Club for its luncheon meeting at the California Mission Inn will hold a meeting of its Board of Directors. An agenda will be circulated to members in advance.

 

Thursday, October 11, 2012 – Library Event

 

Teen Advisory Board Meeting – Teens gather to advise of programs and services for the Library from, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm,

 

Saturday, October 13. 2012 – Special Event

 

Youth Council/MADD Walk – Rosemead’s Asia Pacific Youth Council is fielding a team for the MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) walk at the Alamitos Bay Marina (205 Marina Drive in Long Beach). A featured extra attraction will be members of the Los Angeles Lakers basketball team.  All ages are welcome – transportation from Rosemead will be provided for teens who are members of the Youth Council.

 

Saturday, October 13, 2012 – Library Event

 

Teen Book Club -- Teens will discuss the graphic novel "The Moon Moth" based on Jack Vance's highly praised short story from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm.

 

Saturday, October 13, 2012 – Library Event

 

Art Activity for Kids -- paper art activity for 5 year olds to 12 year olds 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm,

 

Saturday, October 13, 2012 – Library Event

 

Teen Board Gaming - A popular teen event! Participants play board and card games, including Settlers of Catan, Citadels, Ticket to Ride, Monopoly and more, with friends and other teens from 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm,


Tuesday, October 16, 2012 – Library Event

 

Rosemead Kids Vote! – Its of course non-binding (since the participants can’t even be registered) but participating youth do get to learn about voting -- hear a story, vote for their favorite book, and make origami balloons to celebrate the election!  For ages 6 and up from 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm.

 

(This California Reads program is made possible with support from Cal Humanities in partnership with California Center of the Book and the California State Library.)

 

Tuesday, October 16, 2012 – Library Event

 

Teen Writer's Workshop – part of a monthly series from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm teens have the opportunity to bring their written works  to be critiqued and  learn what makes great writing.

 

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 – Library Event 

 

Toddler Storytime - stories, music and art for 0-5 year olds from 10:30 am – 11:30 am

 

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 – RKC Meeting

 

Afternoon RKC (Rosemead Kiwanis Club) Satellite – Meeting at 4.00 pm at the Rosemead Public Library (not CMI), this afternoon event will feature an exchange of information between Kiwanian and other groups about upcoming Rosemead community events.

 

Thursday, October 18, 2012 – RKC Meeting

 

Scout Camps – Local Boy Scout Council Coordinator director and Kiwanian April Zall will report on the Scouting organization’s efforts to make camping opportunities more accessible to Rosemead youth in an address to the Rosemead Kiwanis Club’s luncheon meeting at the California Mission Inn. 

 

Thursday, October 18, 2012 – Library Event

 

Crochet for Beginners – Have you ever wanted to learn how to crochet? Learn the basics in this “hands on” session from 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm. A J-hook and yarn will be provided or you can bring your own.

 

Saturday, October 20, 2012 – Library Event

 

Teen Board Game Previews – an opportunity to learn new, challenging

and fun board and card games from 1:30 pm – 5:30 pm

 

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 – Library Event

 

Toddler Storytime - stories, music and art for 0-5 year olds from 10:30 am – 11:30 am

 

Wednesday, October 24. 2012 – RKC Activity

 

LTC Party – Clients of the Lincoln Training Center (LTC) with birthdays In October will be honored at this monthly event. Participating Kiwanians should arrive by 11:45 am to insure adequate setup time.

 

Thursday, October 25, 2012 – RKC Meeting

 

Career Partners Report – Career Services specialist and Kiwanian Mirna Lopez reviews the County-funded agency’s efforts to facilitate upward mobility for various demographic groups in the Rosemead area in an address to the Rosemead Kiwanis Club’s luncheon meeting at the California Mission Inn. 

 

Saturday, October 27, 2012 – Library Event

 

Fall Book Sale - organized by the Friends of the Rosemead Library! Really

good buys on a large selection of gently used adult, juvenile, teen, magazines,

movies, children's books and, books in different languages! Purchases help

support the library's children, adult, and teen programs!  The book sale runs

 from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Please bring a bag or box for the items you purchase.

 

Saturday, October 27, 2012- Community Event

 

REF Health Fair – The Rosemead Educational Foundation will be holding

its 6th annual Health and Fitness Fair at Shuey Elementary School (8472

East Wells St, Rosemead) featuring a pancake breakfast, resource booths

and a run/walk against drugs. Registration is 7:30 am for the Run/Walk,

which starts at 8:30 am and runs until 11:00 am; resource booths will be

open from 8:30 am, which is also when pancakes begin to be served until

12:30 pm for a cost of $ 2.00.

 

Sunday, October 28,  2012 – Community Event

 

Fitness Day and Health Fair – A Fitness and Health Day event is slated

for the Garvey Community Center (9108 Garvey Avenue, Rosemead) on

Sunday, October 28, 2012 from 11:00 am to 3:30 pm. . It is co-sponsored

 by the City of Rosemead and an Asian Pacific health group called the

Joy of Kung Fu. Included will be prizes for student artwork as part of a

contest currently underway using application forms available at the

Rosemead Library or via download from http://www.JoyofKungfu.info.

 

The principal mission of the Joy of Kung Fu organization is the martial arts.

However, it also has an active interest in general health matters – including

 alternative therapies and medical screenings.

 

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 – Library Event

 

Fall Book Sale - organized by the Friends of the Rosemead Library! Really

good buys on a large selection of gently used adult, juvenile, teen, magazines,

movies, children's books and, books in different languages! Purchases help

support the library's children, adult, and teen programs!  The book sale runs

 from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Please bring a bag or box for the items you purchase.

 

 

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 -  Library Event

 

Toddler Storytime - stories, music and art for 0-5 year olds from

10:30 am – 11:30 am

 

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 – Library Event

 

Fall Book Sale - organized by the Friends of the Rosemead Library! Really

good buys on a large selection of gently used adult, juvenile, teen, magazines,

movies, children's books and, books in different languages! Purchases help

support the library's children, adult, and teen programs!  The book sale runs

 from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Please bring a bag or box for the items you purchase.