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Contents Fall 2013

Feature Story: La Habra School: Preparing Tomorrow’s Leaders for Success.................... page 4

CITY NEWS Child Development.................................................7 Celebrating Success............................................... 8 Youth Center Graduation....................................... 9 Wall that Heals...................................................... 10 Plant of the Quarter.............................................. 12 Recycling News..................................................... 12 City Numbers to Remember................................. 13

CLASS AND RECREATION GUIDE Registration Info................................................... 15 Class Location Key................................................ 16 Children’s Museum............................................... 16 Activities for Kids...................................................17 Kids’ Nights Out....................................................22 Activities for Adults...............................................23 Activities for Seniors.............................................32 Trips for Everyone.................................................35

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La Habra School: Preparing Tomorrow’s Leaders for Success Summer is fast fading into fall, and school start dates are just around the corner. Students will return earlier this year than they have in the past to one of the three school districts that serve the City of La Habra. Fullerton Joint Union High School District (FJUHSD) students (grades 9-12) return on Monday, August 12th; Lowell Joint School District (LJSD) students (grades K-8) will return on Tuesday, August 13th (7th grade students), and Wednesday, August 14th (all other students); and students (grades K-8) in the La Habra City School District (LHCSD) will begin school on Friday, August 16th (6th and 7th grade students), and Monday, August 19th (all other students). Here is a small sample of what is happening within each district.

La Habra City School District — Education For Today, Tomorrow, and Beyond LHCSD continues to evaluate and refine its teaching methods to help students reach their highest potential. Teachers are better equipped to help students gain a full understanding of the world around them and how to become creative, productive citizens through Project-Based Learning. Implementing cutting-edge instructional practices and technology, the district embraces the Common Core State Standards and the “Four C’s” — Creativity, Collaboration, Critical Thinking and Communication.

LHCSD Middle School Academies at Imperial and Washington Middle Schools continue to enhance their programs, focusing on fine arts, mathematics, science, and technology. While both schools maintain a rigorous curriculum that incorporates technology as part of the learning experience, Imperial Middle School emphasizes the integration of visual and performing arts, while Washington Middle School stresses STEM (science, technology, engineering & math) education. The approval of “Measure O” by the La Habra community in November 2012 will help provide LHCSD with the resources necessary to support its educational mission, broadening student access to technology, as well as more traditional “bricks and mortar” capital improvement projects, such as building upgrades throughout the district and new roofs at school facilities. While these are exciting and sometimes challenging times, LHCSD embraces the task of helping students succeed in the 21st century.

Lowell Joint School District — Where Amazing Things Happen LJSD serves students not only from La Habra, but also the neighboring communities of La Habra Heights and Whittier. During the 2012-13 school year, the district’s schools maintained high API scores and continued to offer advanced curriculum for students, earning state recognition for excellence in education. Elementary schools emphasize STEM education, and before- and after-school programs stress education in the fine arts — art, drama, and music. At Rancho Starbuck Intermediate School, student academic performance earned that school recognition as a 2013 California Distinguished School. Like the elementary schools continued on page 6 >>>

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Welcome TO LIFE IN LA HABRA

LA HABRA MAYOR & CITY COUNCIL Rose Espinoza, Mayor Tom Beamish, Mayor Pro Tem James Gomez, City Council Tim Shaw, City Council Michael Blazey, City Council COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMISSION Shavan Brown, Chairperson Kathy Felix, Vice Chairperson Jess Badillo, Commissioner Aaron Dickens, Commissioner Melody Drake, Commissioner Monica Faith, Commissioner Debbie Musser, Commissioner LIFE IN LA HABRA STAFF Robert Ferrier, Editor-in-Chief Sal Failla, Community Services Editor Mark Sturdevant, Business Editor Marcia Taylor, Managing Editor Kathy Campanelli, Advertising Sales Representative Shelly Recchio, Graphic Designer

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that feed into it, Rancho Starbuck has consistently highperforming art and technology programs, offering honors classes and “Project Lead The Way” STEM curriculum. Its Math and Science Olympiad teams have received superior ratings in interschool competitions, as have the school’s bands, choir, and drum line. Goals for the coming 2013-14 school year include transitioning to the Common Core State Standards and preparing students for the challenges of the 21st century through a rigorous and relevant curriculum, character education, community service, and respect for our national heritage.

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Fullerton Joint Union High School District — La Habra and Sonora High Schools Rank Among the Top 5% Nationally In 2013, leading news outlets such as Newsweek, US News & World Report, and the Washington Post ranked La Habra (LHHS) and Sonora (SOHS) High Schools among the best public high schools in California and the nation. Such high rankings are a tribute to the families, students, teachers, and staff members, as well as the LHCSD and LJSD schools that feed into the FJUSD. Students come to high school better prepared to meet high expectations and compete for careers and college admission. As a result of the highly rigorous academic Heritage Humanities Magnet and International Baccalaureate programs, graduates from the class of 2013 at LHHS and SOHS were accepted to some of the most prestigious universities in America, including Stanford, Harvard, Yale, M.I.T., U.S.C., U.C. Berkeley, U.C. Davis, U.C. Irvine, U.C.L.A., U.C. San Diego, U.C. Santa Barbara, Cal. Poly. San Luis Obispo, and the U.S. Military and Naval Academies. While a good barometer of success, academic achievements do not tell the whole story. Both LHHS and SOHS are California Distinguished Schools and have awardwinning programs in agriculture and Future Farmers of America, athletics, career and technical education, visual and performing arts and nationally ranked Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps. All three of the City’s school districts are valuable assets to the La Habra community. By working as partners with parents and the community, and by paying close attention to the needs of their students, the districts help our young people to maximize our talents and abilities and grow into responsible adult citizens.

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Child Development Programs Provide the Right Start The City of La Habra’s Child Development Division has provided a comprehensive program designed to foster healthy development and school readiness in young children from low-income families since it received its first funding through the California Department of Education in 1974. Initial childcare services included preschool and before and after school care for 23 La Habra children. In 1988, La Habra became the second city in California to provide Head Start services for its residents, beginning with 84 children at a local school district site, with 17 more added after the first year of service.

for 30 infants/toddlers through a home-based care option, as well as adding service for 20 children in a wrap program at the new Child Development building. What began 37 years ago with service to 23 children on a half-day basis has increased to its current number of over 400 children served, thanks to the Division’s dedication to seeking funding so that the children it serves start elementary school with the same knowledge and skills to succeed as all of the children in our local school districts.

In 1994, the Division was able to purchase modular housing for the programs, which increased the program enrollment to 141 children, which then grew to 201 in 2007-2008. Recently, the City received funding through the American Reinvestment Recovery Act (ARRA), which added services

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Celebrating Success & What’s New in La Habra Local Developer Beautifies City and Honors Dedicated Public Servant Development projects may come and go, but Tri-Pointe Homes, the developer of the 91-unit residential home project known as Brio, is determined to leave a positive mark on our community. Located at 300 S. Euclid Street, Brio is already creating a buzz among potential home buyers. Construction is well underway, and Tri-Pointe is in the process of selling the first few phases. Adding flair to the project, Tri-Pointe has dedicated a new community park to the City that complements the elegant Spanish-style architecture of the homes. To help ease the flow of traffic on Euclid Street to and from the development, a new traffic light has also been installed. The street, known as Bridenbecker Avenue, is named in memory of former City Manager Brad Bridenbecker, who passed away in 2007. Brad was a dedicated public servant who is missed by his colleagues in the City and

the community he proudly served. Tri-Pointe Homes’ contribution exemplifies the City’s motto of a “caring community”. For more information about Brio, please stop by the on-site office and take a tour.

Portola Park Build On June 29th, City staff, non-profit staff, volunteers from the community, and employees of Kaboom! and Foresters joined together to build a new playground at Portola Park. The build day began at 7:00 am and ended at 2:00 pm In between those hours, they shoveled sawdust and gravel, put together and installed equipment, mixed and poured cement, dug holes, planted trees, painted sidewalk designs and decorative tiles and more. The project was coordinated by Kaboom!, a non-profit organization committed to building a playground within walking distance of every child in America, and funded by Foresters, a life insurance organization committed to helping families achieve financial security. Besides saving the City funds and providing a beautiful new playground, the project brought people together who might not otherwise have met, as well as creating a sense of accomplishment, ownership and pride. In addition, studies have shown that when a community is involved in building a park, vandalism and other crimes at the site are less likely to take place.

La Habra Receives a “Let’s Play” Maintenance Grant In another positive collaboration with Kaboom!, the City of La Habra has received notice that it was awarded a $750 grant. The funds will go towards the purchase of wood chip surfacing for Oeste Park. Typically wood chip surfacing for one playground costs approximately $1,500, so this grant will reduce City expenses by half. The grant was awarded on the basis of showing the City’s ability to maintain its play area, as well as demonstrating motivation and high potential for success that Kaboom! looks for in its grantees. Kaboom! and the City already have collaborated on building new playgrounds at Corona Park, Guadalupe Park, and most recently, Portola Park.

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Students Are First to Overcome Odds and Earn Diplomas

City Holiday Tree Lighting Monday, December 2nd at 6 p.m.

In October 2012, the City’s Employment and Training division, through a partnership with the John Muir Charter Schools, added a high school diploma completion program to its services at the Orange County Youth Center (OCYC). The program was built around incorporating work experience and education. Participants worked from 10-15 hours a week through the Youth Center’s work experience (WEX) program at various sites, such as Party City, Smart & Final, Dollar Tree and the City of La Habra, while attending school for 20 hours a week. By combining the two components, they gained practical work-based knowledge and were able to integrate these real life experiences into the classroom. And just a short nine months later, eight participants are no longer drop out statistics — they are full-fledged high school graduates! It wasn’t an easy road for each of the graduates, who had to overcome barriers to success, but with some help from the staff at the Youth Center, each of them was able to pass the California High School Exit Exam and earn their diploma. And their success doesn’t stop at a high school diploma — each one of the eight graduates is either entering college in the fall or is in full-time employment. The OCYC offers young people the opportunity to develop career interests, receive academic support, and gain valuable work experience in order to achieve their career/educational goals. Services are available to eligible youth, ages 16-21 years, in north Orange County. For more information, please call 562-905-7076.

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial: The Wall that Heals

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The City of La Habra extends its thanks to the sponsors who supported the Vietnam Veterans Memorial: The Wall that Heals. Without it, this very meaningful event could not have taken place. DANGELO CO. Walmart Not Born Yesterday CARE Ambulance Service Friends of Family Health Center PIH Health Costco Assemblyman Curt Hagman Cal Domestic Water Decor Party Supplies Eddie Evans Failla & Hom Family Jones & Mayer Lady Bugs Termite & Pest Control La Habra Business Connection La Habra Church of Christ Memory Garden Memorial Park & Mortuary Prestige Properties Richard Kruse Wargo Family Cornerstone Masonic Lodge Broadview Mortgage Corp. Ana Price 101 Telco Solutions, Inc. All Pro Builders, Inc. Boys & Girls Club of La Habra Monte Cicino Michael & Barbara Durham Gold’n Coins Don & Marta Hannah HWC International Ministries La Habra Journal

La Habra Womans Club Fred Lentz Musser Family Professional Tutors of America Dennis Blessman North Orange County Gem & Mineral Society The Warehouse Church American Legion Post 267, La Habra AMJ Probate Service Michael Blazey Richard Thomas Carroll Central Basin Municipal Water District Face It Skin & Nails Catherine M. Janowicz, C.P.A. La Habra Police Association La Habra Republican Women Federated Michael C. McClane, D.D.S. Daren & Carol Nigsarian Norwalk Moose Lodge 1739 Ross & Angela Owen Charles Reilly Steve Simonian Sons of Italy, American Lodge 1609 In Memory of Lt. Paul J. Sullivan Don Warthen Whittier Womens Club Daniel H. Miller Sunny’s Bohwa Acupuncture & Herb Clinic Bette Frazier Teri Marcum

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RECYCLING NEWS:

La Habra to Collect Used Cooking Oil Through the Holiday Season Deep frying a turkey generates a large amount of oil. In order to offer residents an alternative to pouring their cooking oil down the drain or in the trash, the City of La Habra will offer a Used Cooking Oil Collection program for La Habra residents for the upcoming holiday season. The program will begin on Monday, November 18, 2013 and continue until after the new year, ending on Friday, January 17, 2014. This program is offered to La Habra residents by appointment only. Please call the Public Works Department at 562-905-9792 to make an appointment or for more information.

Show us your La Habra shopping receipts dated November 1, 2013 thru December 20, 2013 and receive free raffle tickets for a chance to win $1,000 and many other great prizes Bring your receipts to the La Habra Area Chamber of Commerce 321 E. La Habra Blvd. in La Habra (562) 697-1704 www.lahabrachamber.com, Facebook In cooperation with the City of La Habra and Graham’s Towing

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LA HABRA’S DROUGHT TOLERANT PLANT OF THE QUARTER:

Desert Marigold The Desert Marigold (Baileya multiradiata), which means “Mary’s Gold”, is a member of the aster family of flowering plants and is native to the southwest part of the United States and Mexico. It has a mounding habit of bright, solid yellow blooms with fine hair-like gray foliage and can reach 12 to 18 inches in height. A prolific bloomer, the marigold’s one to two inch flowers grace the plant during the spring and fall months from March through November. It is often seen growing for miles along roads in desert southwest areas, because it thrives in full sun and various poor soil conditions, including gravel, sand, loam or clay. Although it prefers full sun and dry conditions, it will tolerate some partial shade. If watered to frequently, the plant is subject to crown rot (rot affecting the part of a plant at or near the ground level). If conditions are favorable, it will self-sow. Due in part to its ability to live in areas where few flowering plants survive, the Desert Marigold is an important food source for various types of butterflies, making it a good candidate for a butterfly garden. For more information or guidance on suitable plants and trees, please contact the Public Works Department at 562-905-9792 or explore the resources below: 1. www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=BAMU 2. usnativeplants.blogspot.com/2011/04/desert-marigold.html 3. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baileya 4. Photo credit for Desert Marigold flower goes to: Flaigg, Norman G. in 2002, www.wildflower.org/gallery/search_image. php?start=160&id_photographer=39&pagecount=10


Civic Center Information 201 E. La Habra Blvd.

BUSINESS HOURS: Monday through Thursday: 7:30AM to 5:30PM Alternating Fridays: 7:30AM to 4:30PM

The City Council meets on the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month at 6:30PM in the City Council Chambers. The public is welcome and is provided with an opportunity to address the Council. Council meetings are recorded and aired on Cable Channel 3 at 6:30PM on the Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Monday following each meeting. For further information, please call the City Clerk’s Office at 562-905-9701.

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ANIMAL CONTROL......................................562-905-9771 CHILD DEVELOPMENT.............................. 562-905-9630 CHILDREN’S MUSEUM.............................. 562-905-9793 CITY CLERK’S OFFICE................................. 562-905-9701 CITY HALL................................................ 562-905-9700 CITYTALK 24-HOUR LINE...........................562-905-9743 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT.....................562-905-9724 COMMUNITY PRESERVATION HOTLINE...... 562-905-9694 COMMUNITY SERVICES............................. 562-905-9708 FACILITY RENTALS.................................... 562-905-9708 FIRE DEPARTMENT....................................562-691-4692 GRAFFITI HOTLINE.....................................562-905-9723 LA HABRA SHUTTLE................................... 866-557-7433 LIBRARY................................................... 562-694-0078 MEALS ON WHEELS...................................562-905-9747 N.O.C. YOUTH CENTER...............................562-905-7076 PERSONNEL SERVICES.............................. 562-905-9737 POLICE DEPARTMENT............................... 562-905-9750 PUBLIC WORKS/CITY YARD....................... 562-905-9792 RECREATION............................................ 562-905-9708 SENIOR/SOCIAL SERVICES........................ 562-905-9708 SENIOR LUNCH PROGRAM........................ 562-905-9748 VOLUNTEERS........................................... 562-905-9708 WATER & SEWER BILLING........................... 562-905-9731

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La Habra Area Chamber News If your non-profit wants to raise money, the Chamber can show you how. Two for one Pizzas and other local discounts while raising money for Scholarships available at the Chamber office 321 E. La Habra Blvd. or call 562-697-1704.

NEW MEMBERS One Body Studios 2424 W. Whittier Blvd. La Habra, CA 90631 562-309-4641 SOKRATEZ Fundraising 1142 S. Diamond Bar Blvd. Suite 239 Diamond Bar, CA 91765 888-412-8250 La Ranchera Mexican Food 911 E. La Habra Blvd. La Habra, CA 90631 562-691-0252 Smart Flyer Distribution 1649 Orchard Dr., #K Placentia, CA 92870 714-552-6256 Shoes & Boards 1240 W. Whittier Blvd. La Habra, CA 90631 562-691-0269 Arthur’s Coffee Shop 1281 E. La Habra Blvd. La Habra, CA 90631 562-691-7793 Big Lots! 1020 W. Imperial Hwy. La Habra, CA 90631 714-447-9267 TRY OUR NEW CHAMBER MEMBERS

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Re g i st r at i o n I n f o rm a t i on 4 FA ST & E A SY WAYS!

1. WALK-IN: La Habra Community Center 101 W. La Habra Blvd. La Habra, CA 90631 Monday through Friday In Person: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Mail Box Drop in Lobby (NO CASH): 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

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ONLINE: Accepted only if charging to your credit or debit card.

PHONE-IN or FAX-IN: Accepted only if charging to your credit or debit card.

MAIL-IN: Make checks payable to: City of La Habra

VISA or MASTERCARD Online service fee will apply Website: activenet.active.com/ cityoflahabra

VISA or MASTERCARD

Mail check to: La Habra Community Services P.O. Box 337 La Habra, CA 90633

$1.75 processing fee Telephone: 562-905-9708 Fax: 562-905-9711

Registra tion will not be take n in class. GENERAL POLICIES

POLICY REGARDING REFUNDS

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1. $6 service charge per activity on all requested refunds.

Make checks payable to City of La Habra. The Department has the right to cancel classes/trips. Classes will be cancelled if under minimum enrollment. A $10 fee will be charged for returned checks. Registration will not be taken in class. Program information is subject to change. Participant’s photographs may be used in publicity.

2. No refunds after the 1st class meeting. Refunds must be requested prior to the date of the second class meeting. 3. If class or trip is cancelled by the Department, an automatic refund will be processed and mailed to you. (No service charge.)

La Habra Community Ser vices Department, 101 W. La Habra Blvd., L.H. 90631 • Monday-Friday • 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

ACTIVITY REGISTRATION FORM PLEASE PRINT & FILL OUT COMPLETELY ADULT’S NAME FIRST:

LAST:

ADDRESS:

CITY:

STATE:

HOME#:

EMAIL:

CELL#: ACTIVITY NAME

ACTIVITY NUMBER

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CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES BIRTH DATE SEX

ACTIVITY FEE

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CREDIT CARD (We accept MC & VISA — NO Discover or AMEX )

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WAIVER OF LIABILITY “I agree to waive and release the Community Services Department and the City, its officers, agents, and employees from and agai nst any and all claims, costs, liabilities, expenses or judgements, including attorney’s fees and court costs arising from my (or my child’s) participation in the City’s recreation program of any illness/injury resulting therefrom and hereby agree to indemnify and hold harmless the City from and against any and all such claims, whether caused by negligence or otherwise, except for illness and injury resulting directly from, gross negligence or willful misconduct on the part of the City or its employees. I understand and agree that by signing this waiver I am freeing the City, its employees, officers or agents from any liability resulting from my (or my child’s) participation in this sponsored event or activity. I recognize that the event can be dangerous to me (or my child) and accept those dangers. I understand that if I am (or my child is) injured this waiver will be used against me and anyone else claiming damage because of my (or my child’s) injury in any legal action. I also understand that no employee or agent is authorized to modify this waiver. I hereby represent that I understand and am familiar with the nature of the activities in which I (or my child) will participate in this recreation program that I (or my child) am in good physical health and that I (or my child) do not have physical or emotional conditions, past or present, of wh ich I am aware, which would in any way affect my (or my child’s) ability to participate in this activity. I have personally read and understand this waiver.” In case of emergency, I give my permission for emergency medical treatment for myself or the minor and agree to pay any cost incurred as a result of such treatment. I also give my permission for any photographs taken of myself or any member of my family to be used for advertising purposes for the Community Services Department. I understand that on excursions, if I (or my child) fail to report to the bus at the specified time of departure, the City is NOT responsible for providing alternate transportation to or from the site. This form shall be considered valid until canceled or changed in writing by the undersigned parent/guardian/participant and received by the City. My signature acknowledges that I understand and agree to the above conditions. Refunds for trips only if the ticket can be resold. No class refunds after the first class meeting. Refunds must be requested prior to the third class meeting. A $6 SERVICE CHARGE WILL BE HELD FROM ALL APPROVED REFUNDS.

______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Signature (If Minor, Parent or Legal Guardian Signature)

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Life in La Habra Class & Recreation Pages Color-coded sections:

Children = n Adults = n Seniors = n Trips = n

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Class Locations CITY OF LA HABRA LOCATIONS CH ��������CLUBHOUSE, 200 W. Greenwood Ave. ECLP �����EL CENTRO-LIONS PARK, 320 Erna St. (at Cypress) FMA ������FRAZIER MARTIAL ARTS, 759 E. Whittier Blvd., 562-690-2146 LHB ������LA HABRA 300 BOWL, 370 E. Whittier Blvd. (at Cypress), 562-691-6721 LHCC �����LA HABRA COMMUNITY CENTER, 101 W. La Habra Blvd. LHMC ����LA HABRA MUSIC CENTER, 1885 W. La Habra Blvd. (at Beach), 562-694-4891 OBS ������ONE BODY STUDIOS, 2424 W. Whittier Blvd., 562-309-4641 SH ��������SCOUT HUT, 1100 W. Lambert Rd. (at Idaho) SMAP ����SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE PARK, 981 Euclid St. USADS ��USA DANCE STUDIO, 401 W. Whittier Blvd., 562-690-9584 VMH �����VETERAN’S MEMORIAL HALL, 209 N. Orange St. CITY OF FULLERTON LOCATION PMS ������PATRICK’S MUSIC SCHOOL, 649 W. Commonwealth Ave. (at Woods), 714-871-1961 CITY OF LA MIRADA LOCATION LMGC ����LA MIRADA GOLF COURSE, 15501 E. Alicante Rd., 562-943-7123 CITY OF WHITTIER LOCATIONS PP ��������PARNELL PARK, 15390 Lambert Rd. (at Scott), 562-567-9450


Activities for Kids

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON ANY OF OUR CLASSES OR TO REGISTER, CALL 562-905-9708. TO REGISTER ONLINE VISIT: ACTIVENET.ACTIVE.COM/CITYOFLAHABRA The City reserves the right to substitute instructors, cancel activities, change dates, times and/or locations as necessary without public notice. We apologize for any resulting inconvenience.

Dance USA DANCE STUDIO CLASSES HIP HOP FOR HIP KIDS This high-energy class combines fun and creative dance moves and routines. Learn basic and new hip hop steps. Dance to the coolest and most recent hip hop tunes while you make new friends. Wear loose-fitting clothing and tennis shoes.

Instructor: USA Dance Studio Age: 3-4 yrs Fee: $48/8 weeks Location: USADS #2003.400...........SAT 9/14-11/2..................... 9:30-10:00 am Age: 5-9 yrs Fee: $60/8 weeks Location: USADS #2002.400...........SAT 9/14-11/2.................... 10:00-10:45 am Age: 10-17 yrs Fee: $80/8 weeks Location: USADS #2000.400...........SAT 9/14-11/2......................10:45-11:45 am

TINY TOTS BALLET/TAP COMBO Here is the perfect class to introduce your little one to the joys of dance! Participants will spend 15 minutes on ballet and 15 minutes on tap and will learn some basic steps, develop large motor coordination, make new friends and wear their pretty dance clothes. Ballet and tap shoes are required.

BALLET This is a beginning ballet class for the younger elementary schoolaged child. Come join us and experience the graceful movements of ballet. Participants will improve their flexibility and posture, as well as learning poise. Ballet shoes are required.

Instructor: USA Dance Studio Age: 5-9 yrs Fee: $60/8 weeks Location: USADS #2004.400...........FRI 9/13-11/1......................... 4:30-5:15 pm Age: 10-17 yrs Fee: $80/8 weeks Location: USADS #2006.400...........FRI 9/13-11/1.......................... 5:15-6:15 pm

BALLET FOLKLORICO Come learn the beautiful and colorful dances of Mexico! Keep your traditions alive through lively and enjoyable dances representing the many different regions of this amazing country.

Instructor: USA Dance Studio Age: 3-4 yrs Fee: $48/8 weeks Location: USADS #2007.400...........FRI 9/13-11/1........................ 5:00-5:30 pm Age: 5-9 yrs Fee: $60/8 weeks Location: USADS #2008.400...........FRI 9/13-11/1........................ .5:30-6:15 pm Age: 10-17 yrs Fee: $80/8 weeks Location: USADS #2009.400...........FRI 9/13-11/1.......................... 6:15-7:15 pm

Instructor: USA Dance Studio

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Age: 2-3 yrs Fee: $48/8 weeks Location: USADS #2010.400............SAT 9/14-11/2..................... 9:30-10:00 am

LA HABRA POLICE DEPARTMENT RADIO PATROL If you want to volunteer your time and service to the community, the La Habra Police Department’s Radio Patrol program may be perfect for you! Radio Patrol consists of men and women who serve as uniformed volunteers helping to make the community a safer place to live. Some of the duties include assisting with traffic control, helping out during unforeseen events such as power outages, and reporting suspicious activities witnessed when out on patrol. REQUIREMENTS: 18 years of age and older, Valid California driver’s license, Complete Application, Background Check

For more information, please call 562-905-9680.

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Dance MISS MELISSA’S CLASSES BALLET/TAP COMBO This class introduces creative ballet and tap techniques to young dancers. Participants will learn coordination, listening skills, individual steps, and basic combinations in a creative, supportive environment. Children with prior beginning level experience are also welcome, and the instructor will make adjustments to accommodate their abilities. There will be a performance for family on the last day of class. Instructor Melissa Williams has taught children’s dance for many years. No class on Monday, November 11th..

Instructor: Melissa Williams Age: 3-5 yrs Fee: $80/12 weeks Location: Mon/VMH SAT/LHCC #2001.400............MON 9/9-12/2......................4:15-5:00 pm #2001.401.............SAT 9/14-11/30................. 10:00-10:45 am Age: 5-7 yrs Fee: $80/12 weeks Location: Tue/VMH SAT/LHCC #2005.400...........TUE 9/10-11/26.....................4:15-5:00 pm #2005.401............SAT 9/14-11/30.................. 10:45-11:30 am

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Fitness TOQUE FUTSAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM HNEWH The level of this program is recreational and targets beginning level soccer players ONLY; little to no experience in playing is necessary. Toque will work on all fundamentals, developing technical skills. Classes require a minimum of six players and a maximum of 15 per group.

Instructor: Toque Futsal Staff Age: 3-6 yrs Fee: $65/4 weeks Location: LBP #1012.400.............SAT 9/21-10/12.................. 9:00-10:00 am #1012.401..............SAT 10/19-11/9................... 9:00-10:00 am #1012.402.............SAT 11/16-12/7.................... 9:00-10:00 am Age: 7-10 yrs Fee: $65/4 weeks Location: LBP #1013.400.............TUE 9/17-10/8.....................5:00-6:00 pm #1013.401..............TUE 10/15-11/5.....................5:00-6:00 pm #1013.402.............TUE 11/12-12/3.....................5:00-6:00 pm Age: 11-14 yrs Fee: $65/4 weeks Location: LBP #1014.400.............TUE 9/17-10/8.....................6:00-7:00 pm #1014.401..............TUE 10/15-11/5.....................6:00-7:00 pm #1014.402.............TUE 11/12-12/3.....................6:00-7:00 pm

ELITE TOQUE FUTSAL PROGRAM HNEWH The level of this program is competitive and targets soccer players who have played on select/club soccer teams. Toque trainers will work on mastering fundamentals that will enhance the ability to play soccer, developing and perfecting technical skills. Classes require a minimum of six players and maximum of 15 per group.

Instructor: Toque Futsal Staff Age: 7-10 yrs Fee: $65/4 weeks Location: LBP #1015.400.............WED 9/18-10/9....................5:00-6:00 pm #1015.401..............WED 10/16-11/6...................5:00-6:00 pm #1015.402.............WED 11/13-12/4....................5:00-6:00 pm Age: 11-14 yrs Fee: $65/4 weeks Location: LBP #1016.400.............WED 9/18-10/9....................6:00-7:00 pm #1016.401..............WED 10/16-11/6...................6:00-7:00 pm #1016.402.............WED 11/13-12/4....................6:00-7:00 pm continued >>>

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MINI SPORTS FOR TINY TOTS Let’s play ball! Here is a sports class especially designed for kids aged three to five. This program will cover the basics of soccer, Tee-ball, basketball, track and field, and other recreational games, along with sportsmanship, providing a great introduction to sports and building participants’ social skills. The last meeting will include a BBQ, so the whole family can enjoy the final “BIG game”. Cost is $45 per child/$40 for additional children in the same household (must register at the same time) and includes a T-shirt. Sign up today; space is limited. Rain-outs will be held indoors or rescheduled.

Instructor: La Habra Recreation Staff Age: 3-5 yrs Fee: $45/8 weeks Location: ECLP #1009.400............TUE 9/17-11/5......................4:00-5:00 pm

KARATE FOR PRE-SCHOOLERS Our specialized Karate for Pre-Schoolers program is an age specific program that is professionally designed to teach children

important life skills in a fun, exciting and enriching manner. Karate for Pre-Schoolers skills include focus, teamwork, control, balance, memory, discipline, fitness and coordination. Your child will achieve more than just learning to kick and punch. Our Karate for Pre-Schoolers instructors are trained specifically to work with young children. Optional uniform can be purchased at first class for $42.

Instructor: Amanda Molina Age: 3-4 yrs Fee: $40/4 weeks Location: FMA #1010.400.............SAT 9/21-10/12................. 10:00-10:30 am #1010.401..............SAT 11/2-11/23................... 10:00-10:30 am

KARATE KIDDIES: PARENT & ME KARATE CLASS Karate Kiddies is a parent and me karate program, with a focus on motor skill development, social interaction and parent-child bonding. Your child will be able to explore and learn the basics of life skills: focus, patience, kindness, respect! Motor skills development activities will include balancing, climbing, running, blocks, punches, kicks!

Instructor: Frazier Martial Arts Age: 20-36 mths Fee: $45/4 weeks Location: FMA #1003.400............SAT 9/21-10/12.................. 10:30-11:00 am #1003.401.............SAT 11/2-11/23.................... 10:30-11:00 am

KARATE FOR KIDZ Take this opportunity to empower your child. Our karate program teaches kids more than just punching and kicking! We offer age appropriate classes for better learning, character building and training with rewards, school and street safety programs to protect your child, as well as confidence building so that children have the ability to say “no” to negative peer pressure. This is a basic and introductory class. Optional uniform can be purchased at first class for $35.

Instructor: Frazier Martial Arts Age: 5-7 yrs Fee: $40/4 weeks Location: FMA #1004.400............SAT 9/21-10/12.................. 9:30-10:00 am #1004.401.............SAT 11/2-11/23.................... 9:30-10:00 am Age: 8-12 yrs Fee: $40/4 weeks Location: FMA #1006.400............SAT 9/21-10/12............. 11:15 am-12:00 pm #1006.401.............SAT 11/2-11/23............... 11:15 am-12:00 pm continued >>>

COME VISIT THE

FRIENDS OF THE LA HABRA LIBRARY USED BOOK STORE

10 am to 8 pm, Monday-Thursday 10 am to 5 pm, Friday & Saturday Closed Sunday LOCATED IN THE

ORANGE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY La Habra Branch, 221 E. La Habra Blvd.

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Music DRUM FOR FUN! Has your child been begging to learn the drums? Now is the time go get started! This is a fun and energetic class which features rhythm reading and playing on the drum. Drum pads will be available for use in class. Participant must purchase drums sticks.

Instructor: Patrick’s Music School Age: 9-15 yrs Fee: $87/6 weeks Location: PMS #4009.400...........MON 9/16-10/21.................. 5:30-6:20 pm

VOICE FOR YOUTH Do you like to sing? Tell your friends and neighbors about this class, which will teach them to breathe properly, sing on pitch, and have fun at the same time. Participants will sing as a group, but will focus on individual performance.

Instructor: Patrick’s Music School Age: 9-15 yrs Fee: $87/6 weeks Location: PMS #4010.400............SAT 9/21-10/26....................12:30-1:20 pm

ROCKIN’ WITH THE GUITAR Learn the guitar and have fun! In our guitar class we focus on teaching beginners chords, strumming, and we’ll also teach you how to read notes and tablature. We’ll help you learn the basic fundamentals of music and the guitar. Students can choose either acoustic or electric guitars for their class (not provided). Sign up now and get ready to rock! Students may purchase our guitar class package with all necessary materials from La Habra Music Center. For more information please call 562-694-4891.

Instructor: La Habra Music Center Age: 7-17 yrs Fee: $65/4 weeks Location: LHMC #4000.302...........THUR 9/5-9/26...................6:00-6:45 pm #4000.400...........THUR 10/3-10/24.................6:00-6:45 pm #4000.401............THUR 10/31-11/21.................6:00-6:45 pm

PIANOLAND Playing the piano can be very relaxing and is a great way to have fun. Participants will learn note-reading, correct hand positions, five finger songs, chords and how to play using both hands at the same time. You do not need to own a piano. A book is required and may be purchased at Patrick’s for $12.50.

Instructor: Patrick’s Music Studio Age: 9-15 yrs Fee: $87/6 weeks Location: PMS #4008.400...........WED 9/18-10/23..................6:00-6:50 pm

TICKLE THE KEYS In this class, young children learn to play the piano AND much more: ear training, harmony, rhythm, music reading and writing. They will have fun! Parents are encouraged to participate. You do not need to own a piano. A book is required and may be purchased at Patrick’s for $8.50.

Instructor: Patrick’s Music School Age: 2-3 yrs Fee: $87/6 weeks Location: PMS #4005.400...........TUE 9/17-10/22..................... 1:00-1:50 pm #4005.401............THUR 9/19-10/24.................. 1:00-1:50 pm Age: 4-5 yrs Fee: $87/6 weeks Location: PMS #4006.400...........WED 9/18-10/23................... 1:00-1:50 pm #4006.401............FRI 9/20-10/25.................... 2:00-2:50 pm Age: 6-8 yrs Fee: $87/6 weeks Location: PMS #4007.400...........TUE 9/17-10/22....................6:00-6:50 pm #4007.401............FRI 9/20-10/25.................... 3:30-4:20 pm

Art INTRODUCTION TO DRAWING TECHNIQUES This is a beginning course to introduce and develop drawing skills through demonstrations and examples of master drawings from children’s book illustrations, animation and technical drawing. Course will cover contour, line, structure, perspective, light/shadow, color and modeling form. No class on Monday, November 11th.

Instructor: Carlos Moreno Age: 7-14 yrs Fee: $37/5 weeks Location: LHCC #6002.400...........MON 9/16-10/14..................5:00-6:00 pm #6002.401............MON 10/21-11/25.................5:00-6:00 pm continued >>> PICTURES OF PARTICIPANTS MAY BE TAKEN AT THE CITY OF LA HABRA’S SPECIAL EVENTS, CLASSES AND PROGRAMS TO BE USED IN PUBLICITY MATERIALS FOR THE CITY OF LA HABRA.

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PORTRAITURE: ONE-DAY WORKSHOP FOR KIDS HNEWH Does your child want to learn to draw more life-like pictures of people? Participants will learn facial anatomy and proportions from three different points of view. Media include pencils, pastels, ink and colored pencils. Supplies are included in class fee.

Instructor: Kathy Breaux, M.A. in Painting & Drawing Age: 6-12 yrs Fee: $16/1 mtg Location: LHCC #4001.400............FRI 12/6................................ 3:30-5:00 pm

MASTERPIECES WITH PENCILS & PASTELS In this fun course, students will learn basic drawing techniques using a variety of fun media, including oil pastels, crayons and colored pencils. Basic design, figurative drawing and landscape will be covered. Students will complete one “masterpiece” per class. A $5 supply fee is payable to the instructor at the first class meeting. No class on Friday, September 27th.

FUN ACRYLIC PAINTING Each week, students will learn one technical concept and produce one finished painting per session. Art instruction will include: portraits, landscapes, color theory and color mixing. Please wear an old T-shirt or apron because paints will stain clothing. A $5 supply fee is payable to the instructor at the first class meeting.

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Instructor: Kathy Breaux, M.A. in Painting & Drawing Age: 6-12 yrs Fee: $49/5 weeks Location: LHCC #6001.400............FRI 9/13-10/18.....................4:00-5:00 pm

For further information, please call 562-905-9708.

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Personal Enrichment LEGO PRESCHOOL ABC & COUNTING Reinforce essential preschool skills with a fun, new approach based on the time-tested popularity of LEGO® bricks! Brightly colored DUPLO® bricks are used to create fun, simple sculptures based on the ABCs, enhancing fine motor skills. Counting and patterning, recognizing colors and shapes, ordering and using positional words are additional skills learned. Each lesson closes with a few minutes of free-play time to promote creativity in extending the model of the day. An $8 supply fee is payable to the instructor at the first class meeting.

Instructor: Bricks4Kidz Staff Age: 3-5 yrs Fee: $72/5 weeks Location: LHCC #4001.400............TUE/THUR 9/17-10/17.......... 11:00-11:45 am

STOP MOTION MOVIE MAKING Lights, cameras, Legos®, computers, software and your creativity combine to design, create, and film a stop action mini-movie. Working as a team, students will plan, script and use LEGO® components to build the set and props and then shoot their movie using a camera. Teams will use moviemaking software to add special effects, titles, credits and more. Participants will take home a DVD of their movie creation and a recognition certificate. An $20 supply fee is payable to the instructor at the first class meeting.

Instructor: Bricks4Kidz Staff Age: 8-15 yrs Fee: $125/5 weeks Location: LHCC #4002.400...........SAT 9/21-10/19............ 10:00 am 12:00 pm

BLACK FRIDAY: KID DROP/ PARENT SHOP

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KIDS’ NIGHT OUT Kids, this event is all about you! Stop by and enjoy the evening and a break from your parents. Activities will include games, crafts, dinner, popcorn and a movie! Kids can bring a blanket and a pillow to relax on during the movie. Parents must register in advance; limited space is available, so register today!

Instructor: Recreation Staff

Age: 4-13 yrs Fee: $15/child Location: LHCC Dates: Fridays, Aug. 23rd, Sept. 20th & Oct. 25th Time: 6:00 pm to 10:30 pm

Parents get your holiday shopping done while your kids enjoy a day that is all about them! We will be making holiday gifts, decorating holiday goodies, enjoying breakfast and lunch, playing games and watching a holiday movie. Space is limited, so register today!

Friday, November 29th • 6:00 am to 5:00 pm At the La Habra Community Center Fee: $20 per child, $15 per additional sibling (must register at the same time)


Activities for Adults

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON ANY OF OUR CLASSES OR TO REGISTER, CALL 562-905-9708. TO REGISTER ONLINE VISIT: ACTIVENET.ACTIVE.COM/CITYOFLAHABRA The City reserves the right to substitute instructors, cancel activities, change dates, times and/or locations as necessary without public notice. We apologize for any resulting inconvenience.

Dance BELLY DANCING Belly dancing, with its mystical movements, will inspire your spirit to breathe, expand and stretch. Come and celebrate the goddess within! With sharp hip accents, shimmies, undulations and veil work, you’ll get an intense workout that feels wonderful.

Instructor: Yeril Barlup Age: 15+ yrs Fee: $37/8 weeks Location: LHCC #2502.400 (Int)....WED 10/2-11/20................... 7:30-8:30 pm #2503.400 (Beg....TUE 10/1-11/19..................... 7:30-8:30 pm #2502.401 (Int).....SAT 10/5-11/23...................10:00-11:00 am #2503.401 (Beg)...SAT 10/5-11/23............. 11:00 am-12:00 pm

BEGINNING LINE DANCE Come dance with us! No experience is necessary, and no partner is required. Learn fun and easy dances in a relaxed environment. Instructor Tom Araujo has been teaching line dance and dance technique for over 12 years and looks forward to getting you up and moving on the dance floor! No class on Thursday, October 31st & November 21st & 28th.

Instructor: Tom Araujo, T-Time Dance Co. Age: 16+ yrs Fee: $30/5 weeks Location: SH #2505.400...........THUR 9/12-10/17................... 7:10-8:45 pm #2505.401............THUR 10/24-12/9.................. 7:10-8:45 pm

Instructor: Tom Araujo, T-Time Dance Co. Age: 16+ yrs Fee: $30/5 weeks Location: VMH #2509.400...........MON 9/9-10/7......................7:10-9:00 pm #2509.401............MON 10/21-11/25................. 7:10-9:00 pm

SQUARE DANCE This square dance class is perfect for anyone with some previous square dance experience. We will teach the calls and moves necessary to be able to dance at the plus level of square dance. Great as a refresher if you have been away from square dancing for awhile. For more information, please call Jim or Jo Shipman at 562696-1332 or Mike or Trudy Keen at 714-390-6375.

Instructor: Major Keys Age: 8+ yrs Fee: $22/5 weeks Location: SH #2500.400...........THUR 8/15-9/12.................... 7:15-9:30 pm #2500.401............THUR 9/19-10/17................... 7:15-9:30 pm

EAST COAST SWING Learn the East Coast Jitterbug Swing and dance to Big Band, as well as more contemporary music. It is good for nightclubs, cruises and just about any other occasion. Singles and couples are welcome!

Instructor: Cliff Gewecke Age: 14+ yrs Fee: $33/8 weeks Location: VMH #2506.400...........TUE 9/17-11/5....................... 6:30-7:15 pm

IMPROVER & EASY INTERMEDIATE LINE DANCE Come dance with us! This class is for the experienced dancer who is ready to take the next step above beginning line dance. The dances are more challenging, but still fun and easy! We’ll learn new dances and classic oldies, as well! Instructor Tom Araujo has been teaching line dance and dance technique for over 12 years. No class on Monday, October 14th & November 11th.

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This program is designed to support the ongoing effort of the local non-profit Community Resource Care Center (CRCC) to feed the hungry in La Habra. The “Yes We CAN” program provides an opportunity for those attending local events to have a place to deliver food that will be donated to the CRCC. For more information, please contact David De Leon at 562-905-9649.

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Dance BASIC BALLROOM For a wedding party, a cruise or merely an occasional night out, you can use patterns and techniques learned in this basic ballroom dance class that includes Tango, Cha Cha and Mambo. Singles and couples welcome.

Instructor: Cliff Gewecke Age: 14+ yrs Fee: $33/8 weeks Location: VMH #2504.400...........TUE 9/17-11/5....................... 7:15-8:00 pm

BASIC SALSA Learn today’s “hottest” dances — Salsa and Merengue! This class will give you a basic understanding of these dances, plus teach you steps that will have you movin’ to the Latin beat sooner than you think! Patterns will vary in each 8-week session.

Instructor: Cliff Gewecke Age: 14+ yrs Fee: $33/8 weeks Location: VMH #2507.400............TUE 9/17-11/5......................8:00-8:45 pm

Fitness for Fun PILATES MAT HNEWH Start your days the right way by stretching, toning and strengthening! Pilates Mat is an excellent workout that focuses on firming the muscles of the hips, back, abs and glutes through a system of movements that result in long, lean muscles and a strong core. Pilates allows one to safely increase strength, flexibility and endurance without adding bulk, while also reducing stress by reconnecting with your body and mind.

into shape! The Zumba® fitness program is exercise in disguise, as the dance-like environment makes if fun and healthy. It is a Latin-inspired, easy to follow, calorie burning fitness party! All participants will feel comfortable knowing that they can easily follow along, since the program’s basic steps formula makes it easy for everyone. The passionate and explosive music rhythms will motivate you so much that you’ll want to return to class again. Feel the music and let loose. Monday night Zumba classes meet at the Community Center the first Monday of each month. Zumba® and Zumba Fitness logos are trademarks of Zumba Fitness, LLC, used under license. No class on Monday, November 11th & week of November 25th-30th.

Instructor: Mariel Martinez, Certified Zumba Instructor Age: 13+ yrs Fee: $45/12 weeks Location: VMH #3012.400............MON 9/9-12/12.....................7:00-7:50 pm #3012.401.............WED 9/11-12/4......................7:00-7:50 pm #3012.402............THUR 9/12-12/5...................6:00-6:50 pm #3012.403............SAT 9/14-12/7................... 10:00-10:50 am

FAMILY HEALTH & FITNESS Did you know that one out of three adults and one out of five children are obese? Don’t become a statistic! Working on fitness and learning to live a healthier lifestyle as a family is a great way to set a positive example and stay motivated. Bring your son/daughter support and reward each other’s efforts to be more active, while you spend quality time together. There will be appropriate exercise options for adults and kids. Instructor Louie Angon will make it fun, so it doesn’t feel like exercising. Fee includes both parent and child; same parent and child must attend the whole session. No class on Monday, November 11th.

Instructor Louie Angon Age: 8+ yrs Fee: $35/6 weeks Location: LHCC #3015.400............MON 9/9-10/14...................6:00-7:00 pm #3015.401.............MON 10/28-12/9..................6:00-7:00 pm

Instructor: One Body Studio

FITNESS CROSS TRAINING

Age: __ yrs Fee: $45/4 weeks Location: OBS #30.400...............MON/WED 9/23-10/16........ 8:00-9:00 am #30.401................MON/WED 10/21-11/13........ 8:00-9:00 am

Personal training is evolving, combining cardiovascular, strength and flexibility. Various muscle groups are involved in a complex interplay. If you’ve tried all the latest fitness fads, have plateaued in your exercise regimen, or you want to challenge yourself, then this is the class for you. Fitness Cross Training will take you to the next level. No complicated dance moves. No crash diets or starving yourself. We’ll talk about the do’s and don’ts of eating healthy and nutrition. Bring 10 lb. weights or kettle bells, or if you prefer, lighter weights. Bring towel, water, comfortable exercise attire, and training shoes. Louie Angon is a professional fitness trainer, choreographer and performer with 20 years of experience. No class on Monday, November 11th.

YOGA HNEWH Is yoga right for you? It is if you want to fight stress, get fit, and stay healthy! Yoga energizes the body and calms the mind through a variety of poses emphasizing balance, breath work, and deep stretching. This is an all-levels class that perfectly blends a variety of standing and seated poses, giving you a full body workout and closes with a guided relaxation, leaving you feeling rejuvenated, refreshed and relaxed.

Instructor: One Body Studio Age: __ yrs Fee: $45/4 weeks Location: OBS #30.400...............TUE/THUR 9/24-10/17.......... 6:30-7:30 pm #30.401................TUE/THUR 10/22-11/14......... 6:30-7:30 pm

ZUMBA Take advantage of our special rate for fall classes — only $45 for 12 classes! Add an additional class for only $30. Party yourself

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Instructor: Louie Angon Age: 16+ yrs Fee: $35/6 weeks Location: LHCC #3013.400............MON 9/9-10/14...................7:00-8:00 pm #3013.401.............MON 10/28-12/9..................7:00-8:00 pm

L.A. FIT BOOT CAMP Challenge yourself to be the biggest loser this session while you work out to the beat of various dance moves! L.A. FIT Boot Camp will educate you on how to live a healthy lifestyle (NOT DIET), while continued >>>

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still enjoying your favorite foods. Following this strict regimen will reap benefits that include weight and body fat loss, well-toned muscles, endurance and stamina, and self-confidence. Towel, water, tennis shoes and comfortable workout clothes needed. Please bring your own weights. Louie Angon is a professional personal fitness trainer, choreographer and performer, with 20 years of experience. No class on Thursday, November 28th.

INSANITY FITNESS HNEWH Insanity is a high intensity aerobic interval training workout, designed with athletic drills and modifications to accommodate various fitness levels, which results in a high caloric burn and cardiovascular gains. No class on Thursday, November 28th.

Instructor: Louie Angon

Instructor: Fitness Revolution Staff

Age: 13+ yrs Fee: $35/6 weeks Location: LHCC #3002.400...........THUR 9/12-10/17.................. 5:50-6:50 pm #3002.401............THUR 10/31-12/12................ 5:50-6:50 pm

Age: 21+ yrs Fee: $50/4 weeks Location: FR #3004.400...........MON/WED 9/9-10/2............ 6:30-7:30 am #3004.401............MON/WED 10/7-10/30......... 6:30-7:30 am #3004.402...........MON/WED 11/4-11/27........... 6:30-7:30 am #3004.403...........MON/WED 9/9-10/2...........9:30-10:30 am #3004.404...........MON/WED 10/7-10/30........9:30-10:30 am #3004.405...........MON/WED 11/4-11/27..........9:30-10:30 am #3004.406...........TUE/THU 9/10-10/3............. 6:30-7:30 pm #3004.407............TUE/THU 10/8-10/31............ 6:30-7:30 pm #3004.408...........TUE/THU 11/5-12/5............... 6:30-7:30 pm

JACKI’S AEROBIC DANCING Jacki’s aerobic dancing is a fitness program that is totally FUN! Participants learn progressive choreographed dances that are designed to give an excellent cardiovascular and muscular workout. Participants dance to a wide variety of music at their own level of fitness. A good supportive shoe and towel or mat are required. Class meets at the Community Center on the first Monday of each month. No class on Monday, November 11th.

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Instructor: Nancy McNabb Age: 15+ yrs Fee: $80/8 weeks Location: VMH #3005.400...........MON/WED 10/21-12/11......... 5:45-6:45 pm Fee: $70/7 weeks #3005.401............MON/WED 10/21-12/4.......... 5:45-6:45 pm Fee: $50/5 weeks #3005.402...........MON/WED 10/21-11/13......... 5:45-6:45 pm

For further information, please call 562-905-9708. To register online visit: activenet. active.com/cityoflahabra

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Fitness for Fun WEIGHT BEARING WALL YOGA Exercise for the body, mind, and brain! New evidence shows that engaging in mental and brain muscle training can change not just the function of the brain, but the structure itself. Meditation, which cultivates mindfulness, promotes a pattern of electrical activity in the brain and can break harmful cycles, such as depression, anxiety and anger, in which the mind repeats the same negative thoughts. This class also incorporates weightbearing moves that increase bone density, a key issue for older adults. Please bring a yoga mat, towel or blanket, ear plugs and an eye mask to class. No class on Saturday, October 19th.

PILATES YOGA STRETCH & TONE Destress from your day with a peaceful, energizing yoga and Pilates experience by candlelight. Tone and stretch the total body with mat Pilates exercises emphasizing the abdominals, thighs and buttocks, to shape and sculpt long, lean core muscles with the aid of Dynaflex bands and exercise balls. This class also includes in-depth instruction on basic yoga postures and breathing techniques to enhance your sense of well-being and ability to relax. Beginning and intermediate levels are introduced. Please bring a yoga sticky mat, blocks, strap, and inflatable exercise ball to class. No class on Monday, November 11th.

Instructor: Angela King, Registered Yoga Alliance Certified Teacher (RYT)

Instructor: Sultan Haque

Age: 15+ yrs Fee: $60/10 weeks Location: LHCC #3008.400...........MON 9/16-11/18................... 5:45-6:45 pm

Age: 18+ yrs Fee: $84/10 weeks Location: LHCC #3003.400...........SAT 9/14-12/7............. 10:00 am-12:00 pm

POWER PILATES-YOGA

Futsal Leagues STRUCTURE: Minimum of 5 players, maximum 10 6 to 8 teams per league Winners: Toque gear, team trophy, FREE entry for the following season FEES: $30 per player (per year) covers annual medical insurance $100 team fee (per season) $35 referee fee per game DIVISIONS (BOYS & GIRLS) U-8 | U-10 | U-12 | U-15 | U-18 Men’s/Women’s (open)

Men’s Sunday Soccer League Registration: $35 per person Team Registration: $100 Referee Fee: $85 per game Open to ages 16+ years

All games are held at La Bonita Park Futsal Courts, 1440 W. Whittier Blvd., La Habra For information or to register for any of these activities, please call 562-316-9492 or 562-212-0671

Destress from your day with a peaceful, energizing yoga and Pilates experience by candlelight. Tone and stretch the total body with mat Pilates exercises emphasizing the abdominals, thighs and buttocks, to shape and sculpt long, lean core muscles with the aid of Dynaflex bands and exercise balls. This class also includes in-depth instruction on yoga postures and breathing techniques to enhance your sense of well-being and ability to relax. Advanced beginner and intermediate levels are taught. Please bring a yoga sticky mat, blocks, strap, and inflatable exercise ball to class. No class on Thursday, October 17th & 31st.

Instructor: Angela King, Registered Yoga Alliance Certified Teacher (RYT) Age: 15+ yrs Fee: $90/10 weeks Location: LHCC #3001.400............MON/THUR 9/16-11/21.......... 7:00-8:15 pm

FITNESS KICKBOXING Are you ready to make a change with your body? Take control over your body with Fitness Kickboxing! It’s a workout where you can kick and punch your way to achieving the fitness goals you’ve always wanted. Fitness Kickboxing is the best total body workout to lose weight, tone and shape up, gain endurance and flexibility, relieve stress, meet new friends and have fun. This class is the #1 calorie-burning workout, consuming an amazing 800 calories per hour. Classes are ongoing for women and men with ALL levels of fitness ability.

Instructor: Amanda Molina Age: 13+ yrs Fee: $45/4 weeks Location: FMA #3006.400...........TUE 9/17-10/8..................... 6:45-7:30 pm #3006.401............THUR 9/19-10/10................. 6:45-7:30 pm #3006.402...........SAT 9/21-10/12.................... 8:45-9:30 am #3006.403...........MON 10/28-11/18................. 6:45-7:30 pm #3006.404...........WED 10/30-11/20................. 6:45-7:30 pm #3006.405...........SAT 11/2-11/23...................... 8:45-9:30 am

KRAV MAGA FOR PERSONAL SELF-PROTECTION Learn easy, effective self-protection from the most common threats and attacks! Anyone can come and learn. This is also a great workout where the participant can reduce stress, get into shape and have FUN!

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Instructor: Frazier Martial Arts Age: 15+ yrs Fee: $47/4 weeks Location: FMA #3014.400............MON 9/16-10/7....................6:00-6:45 pm #3014.401.............WED 9/18-10/9....................6:00-6:45 pm #3014.402............SAT 9/21-10/12....................8:00-8:45 am #3014.403............TUE 10/29-11/19...................6:00-6:45 pm #3014.404............FRI 11/1-11/22....................... 6:45-7:30 pm #3014.405............SAT 11/2-11/23......................8:00-8:45 am

TAI CHI: LIU HE BA FA This complex form, consisting of six harmonies and eight methods, is very rare, even in China. It is especially good for the heart and will also improve your health in general. Being older than Tai Chi Chuan, it has a wealth of martial arts applications. No class on Monday, November 11th.

INFANT, PRESCHOOL & SCHOOL-AGE PROGRAMS Services provided for children 6 weeks to 12 years of age 6:15 am-6:00 pm 562-905-9630 Must meet eligibility requirements.

Instructor: Nancy O’Brien, Certified International Judge (Tai Chi) Age: 7+ yrs Fee: $42/6 weeks Location: LHCC #3007.400...........MON 9/9-10/14................... 7:00-8:30 pm #3007.401............MON 10/21-12/2................... 7:00-8:30 pm

TAI CHI CHUAN This class includes eight treasures and 24 forms. The slow breathing and movement improves health, flexibility, balance and stamina. Come join a great group and an ongoing class. Beginner and returning students are always welcome. No class on Saturday, November 30th.

Instructor: Nancy O’Brien, Certified International Judge (Tai Chi) Age: 7+ yrs Fee: $42/6 weeks Location: LHCC #3011.400.............SAT 9/14-10/19........... 10:30 am-12:00 pm #3011.401..............SAT 10/26-12/7........... 10:30 am-12:00 pm

EARLY HEAD START Federally funded home-based educational enrichment program for children 0 to 3 years old. Home visits are conducted once a week for 1½ hours. Group socialization activities occur once every two weeks. 562-905-9744

HEAD START Federally funded Head Start program for children ages 3 to 5 years old for 3½ hours a day. Lambert Site: 562-694-3455 / Claire Brown Site: 562-905-9632

HEAD START/STATE PRESCHOOL WRAP PROGRAM Federal and State funded program for children 3 to 5 years for 7 hours per day. 562-905-9630

STATE PRESCHOOL

Music

State funded program for 3 to 5 year old children. Part-day (3 hours) or full-day (11 hours, 15 minutes) services are available. 562-905-9612

ROCKIN’ WITH THE GUITAR Learn the guitar and have fun! In our guitar class we focus on teaching beginners chords, strumming, and we’ll also teach you how to read notes and tablature. We’ll help you learn the basic fundamentals of music and the guitar. Students can choose either acoustic or electric guitars for their class (not provided). Sign up now and get ready to rock! Students may purchase our guitar class package with all necessary materials from La Habra Music Center. For more information please call 562-694-4891.

Instructor: La Habra Music Center Age: 18+ yrs Fee: $65/4 weeks Location: LHMC #4000.302...........THUR 9/5-9/26...................6:00-6:45 pm #4000.400...........THUR 10/3-10/24.................6:00-6:45 pm #4000.401............THUR 10/31-11/21.................6:00-6:45 pm continued >>>

FAMILY CHILD CARE HOME PROVIDERS Subsidized Child Care in Family Child Care Homes for Infants 6 weeks old to preschool age (3 to 5 years) children. 562-905-9639

SCHOOL-AGE YEAR ROUND SUBSIDIZED CHILD CARE Before and After school program/full-day. Transportation to and from La Habra City School District on school buses. Please call for more information and to receive an eligibility information questionnaire to be placed on the waiting list. Fees are based on income. 562-905-9632 Children enrolled in the Center-based programs are provided with nutritious meals based on CACFP guidelines.

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Music PIANOLAND Playing the piano can be very relaxing and is a great way to have fun. Participants will learn note-reading, correct hand positions, five finger songs, chords and how to play using both hands at the same time. You do not need to own a piano. A book is required and may be purchased at Patrick’s for $12.50.

Instructor: Patrick’s Music Studio Age: 16+ yrs Fee: $87/6 weeks Location: PMS #5012.400............TUE 9/17-10/22.....................7:00-7:50 pm

VOICE FOR ADULTS Do you like to sing? Tell your friends and neighbors about this class, which will teach them to breathe properly, sing on pitch, and have fun at the same time. Participants will sing as a group, but will focus on individual performance.

INTRODUCTION TO DRAWING TECHNIQUES This is a beginning course to introduce and develop drawing skills through demonstrations and examples of master drawings from children’s book illustrations, animation and technical drawing. Course will cover contour, line, structure, perspective, light/shadow, color and modeling form. No class on Monday, November 11th.

Instructor: Carlos Moreno Age: 15+ yrs Fee: $37/5 weeks Location: LHCC #7003.400...........MON 9/16-10/14..................6:30-8:00 pm #7003.401............MON 10/21-11/25.................6:30-8:00 pm

INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY Participants will learn how to use their own digital cameras so that they can produce more professional-looking images. The instructor will go over all the many buttons and dials and explain their purposes. Lighting, composition and image processing will also be covered. Bring your camera to class!

Instructor: Patrick’s Music School

Instructor: Gary Apodaca, Imageworks Photography Studio

Age:16+ yrs Fee: $87/6 weeks Location: PMS #5013.400............WED 9/18-10/23..................8:00-8:50 pm

Age: 18+ yrs Fee: $97/4 weeks Location: LHCC #7001.400............MON 10/14-11/4................... 7:00-8:30 pm

UKULELE

INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS & WORD PROCESSING

Learn to play this fun, simple instrument that will have people singing along with you at get-togethers and other events, or join a ukulele orchestra. A ukulele is provided for classroom use.

Instructor: Patrick’s Music School Age: 16+ yrs Fee: $87/6 weeks Location: PMS #5014.400............WED 9/18-10/23...................7:00-7:50 pm

Personal Enrichment QUILTING HNEWH Christmas is just around the corner! Come and make a stained glass table runner or wall hanging and learn a new technique. We will also do other small projects for the holiday. There is a $5 supply fee payable to the instructor at the first class meeting.

Instructor: Beverly Smyth Age: 18+ yrs Fee: $74/12 weeks Location: LHCC #7002.200............THUR 9/5-11/21................... 6:00-9:00 pm

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Never touched a computer? Maybe you did, but felt confused. It’s never too late to learn! This class will introduce you to those basic computer skills you need to operate your computer. Class includes hands-on practice and FREE email address set-up. Come and explore the computer world. A $10 supply fee is payable to the instructor at the first class meeting. No class on Thursday, November 28th.

Instructor: AGI Academy Age: 16+ yrs Fee: $80/6 weeks Location: PP #5002.400...........THUR 9/19-10/24.................6:00-7:00 pm #5002.401............THUR 11/7-12/19...................6:00-7:00 pm

MICROSOFT EXCEL & POWERPOINT Learn to make spreadsheets for bookkeeping and other information with Microsoft Excel. Participants will learn Excel’s basic functions and how to do calculations and make charts with the program, as well as using PowerPoint to create a slideshow to go along with an Excel presentation. There is a $10 supply fee payable to the instructor at the first class meeting. No class on Thursday, November 28th.

Instructor: AGI Academy Age: 16+ yrs Fee: $80/6 weeks Location: PP #5005.400...........THUR 9/19-10/24.................7:00-8:00 pm #5005.401............THUR 11/7-12/19...................7:00-8:00 pm continued >>> PICTURES OF PARTICIPANTS MAY BE TAKEN AT THE CITY OF LA HABRA’S SPECIAL EVENTS, CLASSES AND PROGRAMS TO BE USED IN PUBLICITY MATERIALS FOR THE CITY OF LA HABRA.


MICROSOFT OFFICE APPLICATIONS HNEWH Are you considering upgrading your Microsoft Office skills to handle additional computer equipment, such as a digital camera or flash drive? Students will learn how to use these powerful tools and what to consider when purchasing a digital camera. Then come and practice hands-on integration of Microsoft Office and your camera. This class is for those who already have computer experience and the ability to use the internet. No class on Thursday, November 28th.

INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS FOR SENIORS It’s never too late to learn computers! This class will introduce you to all the basic skills and terms you will need to operate a computer. We will show you how to use Microsoft Word and all its useful functions for basic communication. Experienced users can improve their skills by using this powerful word processing tool and integrating it with a digital camera for making professional flyers or document. A $10 supply fee is payable to the instructor at the first class meeting. No class on Thursday, November 28th.

Instructor: AGI Academy

Instructor: AGI Academy

Age: 16+ yrs Fee: $80/6 weeks Location: PP #5004.400...........THUR 9/19-10/24................ 8:00-9:00 pm #5004.401............THUR 11/7-12/19.................. 8:00-9:00 pm

Age: 55+ yrs Fee: $80/6 weeks Location: PP #5007.400...........THUR 9/19-10/24.................12:30-1:45 pm #5007.401............THUR 11/7-12/19...................12:30-1:45 pm

INTRODUCTION TO THE INTERNET & E-MAIL FOR SENIORS

COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY WORKSHOP FOR SENIORS

Explore the online world and connect with your family and friends! Class includes hands-on practices, a free email account setup, surfing the Internet and learning how to use search engines. Experienced users can update their skills by using Microsoft Word and integrating it with the Internet search for special projects, such as making travel plans and doing research. A $10 supply fee is payable to the instructor at the first class meeting. No class on Thursday, November 28th.

Instructor: AGI Academy Age: 55+ yrs Fee: $80/6 weeks Location: PP #5006.400...........THUR 9/19-10/24..................1:45-3:00 pm #5006.401............THUR 11/7-12/19....................1:45-3:00 pm

Are you considering upgrading your skills to handle all the new, exciting computer equipment, such as digital cameras and flash drives? Participants will learn how to use these items and what to consider when purchasing them. Learn how to integrate Microsoft Word with your digital camera to sharpen your projects. This class will help those with basic computer knowledge and internet skill to advance to a higher level of ability. A $10 supply fee is payable to the instructor at the first class meeting. No class on Thursday, November 28th.

Instructor: AGI Academy Age: 55+ yrs Fee: $80/6 weeks Location: PP #5008.400...........THUR 9/19-10/24.................3:00-4:00 pm #5008.401............THUR 11/7-12/19...................3:00-4:00 pm continued >>>

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Personal Enrichment LOSE WEIGHT NOW! Are you unhappy, frustrated or just plain stuck? Excess weight can damage your health, so take control now! Easily lose the weight and enjoy doing it! Stop the dieting cycle that could be harming you, causing you to focus on food, rather than on you. Enjoy shopping for clothes, improve your health, sleep easier, and so much more. Bring chocolate or other food that you crave to the first session, and the instructor will eliminate those cravings. The instructor will use hypnosis in both sessions, so please be sure to wear comfortable clothing and bring a pillow and yoga mat for relaxation. There is a $5 supply fee payable to the instructor at the first class meeting. A follow-up CD is available for purchase in class.

Instructor: William Engle, Purpose Driven Hypnotherapy, M.A., CCH.t, Advanced Energy Therapist-EFT-ADV Age: 18+ yrs Fee: $59/2 mtgs Location: LHCC #5009.400...............TUE 10/1-10/8............................ 6:30-8:30 pm

STOP SMOKING NOW! Would you like to become a permanent non-smoker? If so, this workshop is perfect for you! The instructor will eliminate your nicotine cravings using energy therapy and will teach you how to use that tool for yourself for many other benefits. The remainder of the session will deal with the subconscious triggers that cause you to reach for a cigarette. Because the instructor will use hypnosis in both sessions, please be sure to wear comfortable clothing and bring a pillow and yoga mat for relaxation. There is a $5 supply fee payable to the instructor at the first class meeting. A follow-up CD is available for purchase in class.

Instructor: William Engle, Purpose Driven Hypnotherapy, M.A., CCH.t, Advanced Energy Therapist-EFT-ADV Age: 18+ yrs Fee: $59/2 mtgs Location: LHCC #5010.400................TUE 10/29-11/5.......................... 6:30-8:30 pm

PAINS, ANXIETIES, ADDICTIONS, FEARS & PHOBIAS REMOVED Do you suffer from caffeine, chocolate or food addictions? Have those and other addictions removed during this workshop. How about pain? Arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, headaches? Bring them in and leave them here. Do you have severe anxieties? Stressed from work? Post traumatic stress syndrome? Let’s get rid of them. Drag out your biggest fears and phobias and have them completely removed during this exciting and educational workshop. Please be sure to wear comfortable clothing and bring a pillow and yoga mat for relaxation. There is a $5 materials fee for handouts payable to the instructor in class. Instructor has over 25 years experience in this field.

Instructor: William Engle, Purpose Driven Hypnotherapy, M.A., CCH.t, Advanced Energy Therapist-EFT-ADV Age: 18+ yrs Fee: $47/1 mtg Location: LHCC #5011.400.................TUE 11/19.................................... 6:00-9:00 pm continued >>> PICTURES OF PARTICIPANTS MAY BE TAKEN AT THE CITY OF LA HABRA’S SPECIAL EVENTS, CLASSES AND PROGRAMS TO BE USED IN PUBLICITY MATERIALS FOR THE CITY OF LA HABRA.

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TIME OUT FOR YOU Get ready to treat yourself to a beautiful experience! Gentle stress reduction techniques for adults using proven secrets of the ages, such as relaxation massage, pressure points, stretching, tree of life work, visualization, journaling for relaxation, and affirmations. Emphasis will be on grounding and centering each participant for self-growth and personal insight to slow aging and increase well-being. Individual consultation with the instructor is included. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes. Participants must bring a pen and journal or notebook to class; a towel or mat for sitting on the floor is optional.

Instructor: Karon Thomas Age: 18+ yrs Fee: $30/4 weeks Location: LHCC #5001.400............TUE 9/17-10/8.................... 7:00-8:00 pm

Canine Classes DOG OBEDIENCE & BEHAVIOR CONDITIONING Is Spot always in the dog house? If so, get him out and trained so that he can become a happier member of your pack! This eightweek session is open to all breeds of dogs, ages six months and older (larger breeds accepted at four months). Class activities will include basic obedience: heel, sit, stay, down-stay, come when called, stand for vet visits, wait command for door dashing, leave it command and walking on a loose leash without pulling. In addition, behavioral problems such as digging, excessive barking, nipping and jumping on people will be covered. Encouragement of nervous and sensitive dogs also will be addressed. Ms. Schmidt has worked as a dog trainer for 20 years, as well as working to rehabilitate wild life through North Orange County R.O.P.’s Wildlife Program, and working as an exotic animal trainer at Knott’s Berry Farm, where she learned much about canine behavior and animal communication from working with Timber Wolves. Her philosophy is “a thinking dog is a better-behaved and happier member of the family”. The first meeting will be an orientation held without dogs at the Community Center. A $3 supply fee for printed material is payable to the instructor at the first class meeting. Please bring proof of your dog’s current vaccinations to the first class meeting.

Veterans Day Program Monday, November 11th Official Ceremony

For more information, please contact the Community Center at 562-905-9708 CO-SPONSORED BY

American Legion Post 267, La Habra Veterans Day Committee

Instructor: Shelley Schmidt, Dog Training by Shelley Age: 16+ yrs Fee: $87/8 weeks Location: LHCC/SMAP #5003.400...........SAT 9/21-11/9................... 9:00-10:00 am

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Activities for Seniors SENIOR ASSISTANCE INFORMATION & REFERRAL We can provide current information on services available to senior residents by city, county and state agencies, as well as offering referrals for caregiving services by bonded persons. We also have an active Telecare program, offering calls to shut-ins and frail seniors. Come see us for these valuable services or call 562-905-9708.

LEGAL AID Legal Aid is available the first Thursday of each month from 12:00 noon to 2:30 pm. This service is available for seniors 60 years of age and older who are residents of Orange County. An appointment is necessary. To make an appointment, please call 562-905-9708. If you do not meet these guidelines for service but wish to contact Legal Aid directly, please call 800-834-5001.

LA HABRA SHUTTLE “RIDE WITH PRIDE” • Available to seniors 60 years and older and persons with disabilities who are residents of the City of La Habra. • Operates Monday through Friday, 7:30 am to 4:30 pm, excluding major holidays. • Cost of service is 50 cents per one-way trip for all passengers. • Transports participants throughout the City of La Habra, plus service to St. Jude Medical Center, Whittier Hospital Medical Center, and adjacent doctors’ offices, as well as to doctors’ offices adjacent to the former Brea Community Hospital. • Reservations for transportation must be made at least 48 hours in advance.

For more information or to register to use this service, please visit the La Habra Community Center or call 562-905-9708 for an application.

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COMMUNITY SENIORSERV “CSS” DINING PROGRAM A hot lunch is served Monday through Friday at noon at the La Habra Community Center. Stay and enjoy cards, bingo, entertainment programs and a social atmosphere. Suggested $3 donation for lunch for seniors 60 and over; $5 charge for those under 60. Remember, the La Habra Shuttle will bring you to CSS lunch at the Community Center FREE if you join us on three or more days a week on a regular basis, if bus seating is available. And don’t forget that there is live music in the lunch area from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, for dancing or listening. For questions or more information, call Jennifer Bush at 562-905-9748.

MEALS ON WHEELS Meals on Wheels provides home delivered meals to those unable to prepare their own meals due to illness or disability. For more information please call 562-905-9747, from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm.

Services ADULT PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING SERVICES The Orange County Health Care Agency offers local residents Adult Public Health Nursing Services (APHNS), a community health assessment program. Basic health screenings and follow-up for clients with special needs and health problems are provided for adults 18 years or older. No medical treatment is provided. APHNS can help you: identify health problems early; find needed health care and social services; learn preventive health practices; and stay as healthy as possible. Medi-Cal information also is available from APHNS. Appointments are held at the La Habra Community Center two days each month from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. An appointment is necessary; please call 562-905-9708 to make yours.


HICAP HICAP, which stands for Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program, is the only state and federally mandated authority providing education, advocacy and individual counseling to Orange County residents regarding Medicare and related issues. Certified counselors will be available at the Community Center on the second Tuesday of each month from 9:30 am to 12:00 noon. An appointment is necessary, please call the La Habra Community Services Department at 562-905-9708 for dates and to make an appointment.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES Call Josie Anderson or Alicia Kautz for information at 562-905-9708.

Classes HEALTH & WELLNESS FOR OLDER ADULTS This class covers various health-related topics of interest for older adults. Learn the benefits of adopting behaviors associated with healthy and successful aging. Focus on the benefits of being proactive by practicing brain fitness,

incorporating a healthy diet, managing chronic conditions and engaging in routine physical activity as a means to living with optimum independence. Instructor: Kathy Mastin................................................... FREE MON.........................................................9:30 am to 11:30 am Participants in the Tuesday and Friday classes will enjoy a thorough low-impact workout that includes a walking warm-up, as well and sitting and standing exercises and work with resistance bands, balls and other props. It will increase strength, flexibility, range of motion, stamina, and overall well-being. Instructor: Henrietta De Jong............................................ FREE TUE & FRI............................................ 10:00 am to 12:00 noon The Thursday class works with participants to resolve problems of balance, activities of daily living, and getting around. This program enables participants to improve their balance and reduce their risk for falls. A doctor’s approval may be required to participate. Instructor: Janine Wotring................................................ FREE THUR.................................................. 10:00 am to 12:00 noon

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MATURE DRIVER The Mature Driver class is for anyone 55 and over who would like to refresh their knowledge of California driving laws and practices. It is an eight-hour class, and participants who complete the class receive a certificate. Some insurance companies offer discounts to those who complete this class. Please note that the class does NOT include any actual driving. In order to take the class, participants must PREREGISTER by calling the La Habra Community Center at 562905-9708. Instructor: NOCCCD.......................................................... FREE

Games CSS BINGO CSS Bingo meets Monday through Friday from 12:30 to 2:00 pm. The cost of playing is 50 cents per card, with a maximum of six cards. Nine games is the usual number played. If you like bingo, come join the fun! All are welcome to participate.

FRIDAY AFTERNOON BINGO The La Habra Senior Citizens’ Club hosts bingo each Friday from 1:00 to 4:00 pm at the La Habra Community Center. Admission is 50 cents. Donuts and coffee are served. The group also holds potlucks several times a year. All seniors are welcome to participate.

CARDS If you’d like to join a group of card players, there are several to choose from. Canasta players meet 9:30 am to 5:00 pm on Mondays, and bridge players meet on Thursday from 12:00 noon to 3:00 pm. You must bring a partner to join the bridge group. All groups meet at the Community Center and welcome new players. PICTURES OF PARTICIPANTS MAY BE TAKEN AT THE CITY OF LA HABRA’S SPECIAL EVENTS, CLASSES AND PROGRAMS TO BE USED IN PUBLICITY MATERIALS FOR THE CITY OF LA HABRA.

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Activities WEDNESDAY AM VOLUNTEER STITCHERS This group meets in the Oeste Room from 8:30 am to 11:30 am to make items for Children’s Hospital and local convalescent hospitals. You may sew, knit or crochet items. If you wish to learn any of these skills, you are welcome to join them and learn.

HUFF ‘N’ PUFFS The Huff ‘n’ Puffs dancers perform at local venues and the Community Center. They practice once a week and perform a variety of dance styles in costumes of their own design. If you are interested in joining this group, please contact the senior desk at 562-905-9708.

CSS “MOVIE OF THE MONTH” All CSS lunch participants are invited to stay late on the fourth Thursday of each month to enjoy a movie. Popcorn and other snacks are served during the movie. There is no charge for this activity, so why not check it out!

Live Music & Dancing! 10:00 AM TO 12:00 NOON AT THE CSS LUNCH PROGRAM LA HABRA COMMUNITY CENTER

562-905-9748 Stay afterwards and enjoy a healthy, tasty lunch!


Trips for Everyone All return times are approximate. Seat assignment subject to change. All trips depart from La Bonita Park parking lot, 1440 W. Whittier Blvd. The entrance to the parking lot is located by the clock tower and Taco Bell on the south side of Whittier Blvd., between Beach Blvd. and Idaho St.

• No smoking or alcoholic beverages on the bus. • Refunds for excursions ONLY if the ticket can be resold. • Please arrive at least 15 minutes before departure time to board the bus. • Driver’s gratuity included. • Register early for excursions. • Excursions may be cancelled due to insufficient registration. • Registration is accepted on a first come, first served basis. • All approved refunds will be charged a $6 processing fee. • Program information is subject to change.

August

September

MARION DAVIES BEACH HOUSE & SANTA MONICA HISTORY MUSEUM

ROBINSON GARDENS & ESTATE

#9031.400 Wednesday, August 28th Fee: $55 DEPARTS: 9:15 AM............. RETURNS: 4:15 PM

Embark on a docent-guided tour of the famed Marion Davies Guest Beach House, developed in the 1920s by William Randolph Hearst for actress Marion Davies! The original Marion Davies home is now the Annenberg Community House, a famed L.A. landmark. Originally featuring 100-plus rooms and an ornate marble swimming pool, the Beach House was a hot spot when Hearst and Davies entertained luminaries from Hollywood such as Charlie Chaplin, Louis B. Mayer, Samuel Goldwyn, Greta Garbo, Clark Gable and other stars of the day. The original tile and beautiful moldings give a glimpse into the home’s glamorous past that makes you feel as though you were a guest of Marion Davies herself! Prior to the tour, enjoy time on your own for lunch and shopping at the Santa Monica Place or Third Street Promenade. Later, we will stop at the Santa Monica History Museum to see the interactive Then & Now exhibit and explore how Santa Monica’s landscape has evolved. View newspaper headlines from Santa Monica’s past, and enter a replica of the under-construction middle section of one of Douglas’ aircrafts. Trip fee includes transportation, admission, guided tour, water and driver’s tip.

#9026.300 Wednesday, September 4th Fee: $89 DEPARTS: 9:15 AM............. RETURNS: 5:15 PM

Enjoy this unique opportunity to take a docent-guided tour of the Robinson home and gardens, a Beverly Hills mansion not generally open to the public. When Virginia Robinson died in 1977 she was arguably one of the last grand dames of the Hollywood era. Married to the owner of Robinson’s Department Stores, Virginia had plenty of money to furnish the home with items collected from around the world and hosted the area’s most legendary parties. Tour the inside of the home, the pool and courtyard. The gardens cover six sloping acres and are especially beautiful this time of year. Among the six district gardens are brick path, fountains, ponds, large magnolia trees, a variety of camellias, gardenias and azaleas. You will have time

for lunch on your own at L.A.’s Original Farmer’s Market or The Grove. Trip fee includes transportation, admission to estate and gardens, water and driver’s tip. Suggested: wear comfortable walking shoes, as there are hilly, uneven walkways and stairs in the gardens. This is an exclusive tour that involves the coordination of a motorcoach and large vans to access the gardens.

SAN MANUEL CASINO #9028.301 Tuesday, September 10th Fee: $15 DEPARTS: 8:00 AM.......... RETURNS: 5:00 PM

Hop aboard the bus and take a ride to the San Manuel Casino! Try your luck on over 2,000 slot machines, visit the 2,500 seat bingo hall or win big at a blackjack table. All guests will receive a $10 slot voucher. Valid photo identification is required on the day of the trip. Trip fee includes transportation and driver’s tip.

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TRAVEL SHOW! THURSDAY, AUGUST 22ND AT 2:00 PM THE LA HABRA COMMUNITY CENTER Upcoming trip information! Appetizers! Reservations are necessary.

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September SOLVANG DANISH DAYS FESTIVAL #9052.300 Saturday, September 21st Fee: $65 DEPARTS: 8:00 AM.......... RETURNS: 7:00 PM

Join us as we attend the 77th annual Solvang Danish Days Festival, a treasured celebration of Solvang’s rich Danish heritage, old-world customs and pageantry. The Danish Days parade features bands, dancers and singers. At the Elverhoj Museum, docents in period costume demonstrate the art of bobbin lacemaking, Scandinavian holiday crafts, Viking knitting, card weaving, stone carving and woodcarving. Listen to tales by Denmark’s favorite author, Hans Christian Andersen. At the Viking Encampment see demonstrations of Viking age weapons like the sword and axe, and their effectiveness and destructive force. The Old World Artisans Marketplace features Scandinavian arts & crafts, papercutting, rosemaling, fabric art, jewelry, pottery, and other hand-crafted items. Wonderful shops offer imported European wares and collectibles, and the delicious bakeries and restaurants are a delight. Enjoy time at your leisure to browse the town, enjoy the various concerts and dancers and have lunch on your own. The quaint old-world architectural styles blend with flower-lined streets to create a walkable village in what is known as the “Danish Capital of America”. Trip fee includes transportation, water and driver’s tip. Please note: this trip departs from Petco parking lot (across Whittier Blvd. from the La Bonita Park parking lot).

WILD GOOSE CHAMPAGNE BRUNCH CRUISE Narrated Newport Harbor Cruise #9002.300 Saturday, June 29th Fee: $105 DEPARTS: 10:30 AM......... RETURNS: 4:30 PM

Once the private playground for the legendary actor John Wayne, the Wild Goose yacht is now open for you to enjoy an amazing day cruising through beautiful Newport Harbor! Hop aboard, have a seat at your table and relax as you drift off into paradise, with relaxing background music and an entertaining captain guiding you

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on a 2-hour cruise, with a chance to gaze at Shirley Temple’s and John Wayne’s former million dollar residences. Enjoy the tasty champagne brunch buffet, complete with salads, eggs, assorted meats and seafood, delicious pastries, and much, much more! The Duke purchased the ship in 1962 and used it as a place to relax and entertain such VIPs as Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, Dean Martin, Bob Hope, and Sammy Davis, Jr. Take a self-guided tour of the ship to see the staterooms, the wheel house, and lie on John Wayne’s bed! Three decks of gorgeous woodwork, priceless paintings, intricate carvings and unique amenities make a cruise aboard the Wild Goose a one-of-a-kind experience. After, enjoy time at leisure exploring either Roger’s Gardens OR Fashion Island. Trip fee includes transportation, brunch, tour, water and driver’s tip. Please note: this trip departs from Petco parking lot (across Whittier Blvd. from the La Bonita Park parking lot).

October STATELINE TURNAROUND #9029.400 Saturday, October 5th Fee: $26 DEPARTS: 7:00 AM........... RETURNS: 11:55 PM

Try your luck on this one-day turnaround to Stateline. All guests will receive a free buffet coupon and a coupon fun book. Valid photo identification is required on the day of the trip. Trip fee includes buffet, fun book, transportation and driver’s tip.

AQUARIUS/LAUGHLIN #9016.400 Tuesday to Thursday, October 8th thru 10th Fee: $110 pp. dbl. • $160 pp. sgl. DEPARTS: 9:00 AM..........RETURNS: 6:00 PM

Enjoy three days and two nights in the heart of Laughlin, Nevada at the Aquarius Hotel & Casino. Visit the casinos, shop, dine and relax. On the way to and from Laughlin, we will stop in Barstow for lunch on your own. Every room will receive two buffets. Book your room today, before we sell out! Trip fee includes transportation, hotel accommodations, water and driver’s tip.

PECHANGA CASINO #9019.400 Monday, October 14th Fee: $15 DEPARTS: 8:00 AM..........RETURNS: 6:00 PM

Pechanga’s exciting gaming action includes 2,000 state-of-the-art slots and 60 table games that include Blackjack, Pai Gow, Let it Ride, 3-Card Poker and Mini Baccarat. Pechanga is housed in a bright and lively 88,000 sq.-foot casino, with a unique “clean air” filtration system. Each participant will receive a $5 credit. Valid photo identification is required on the day of the trip. Trip fee includes transportation, $5 credit and driver’s tip.

“FALL” IN LOVE WITH JULIAN Thursday, October 17th #9003.400 Fee: $69 DEPARTS: 8:45 AM .......... RETURNS: 6:45 PM

There’s nothing better than fall, with its crisp air, colorful foliage and succulent apples, and there’s no better place than Julian to get those fresh apples and apple pie. This early 1900s mining town is a mountain-high retreat (elevation 4,200 feet) known for its clean air, quaint shopping, hometown restaurants, homemade apple pie and cider. Enjoy time at your leisure to shop and have lunch on your own in this quaint town — you’ll feel as if you are on a country getaway! We’ll also make a stop at the famous Dudley’s Bakery in the morning for their fresh baked bread!

VIEJAS CASINO #9057.400 Tuesday, October 29th Fee: $15 DEPARTS: 9:00 AM..........RETURNS: 6:00 PM

This Alpine casino is famous for traditional gambling, bingo, and video horse racing. It is located next to an outlet mall, so you can enjoy the day shopping, as well as gambling. Valid photo identification is required on the day of the trip. Trip fee includes transportation, water and driver’s tip.

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November L.A. NOSTALGIA & ANGELS FLIGHT WITH STEP-ON GUIDE #9048.400 Saturday, November 2nd Fee: $69 DEPARTS: 9:30 AM........... RETURNS: 5:30 PM

You’ll be amazed at the Los Angeles treasures from yesteryear that will be showcased today. A professional L.A. guide will provide a fascinating perspective on some of L.A.’s bestknown landmarks, focusing on their art, architecture and history. Highlights include visits to the Biltmore Hotel, Union Station, Grand Central Market, the Bradbury Building (pending filming), the Garment District, California Plaza and Olvera Street. A ride on the recently re-opened Angels Flight, known as the shortest railway in the world, is also included. Originally built in 1901 to transport people to the top of Bunker Hill, the Angels Flight funicular railway has recently been refurbished with new cars and new technology. A stop will be made during the tour for lunch on your own. You’ll be amazed at the amount of knowledge and appreciation for Los Angeles that you’ll gain and the nostalgia you’ll feel. Trip fee includes transportation, tour, Angels Flight ride, water and driver’s tip. Please note: this trip departs from Petco parking lot (across Whittier Blvd. from the La Bonita Park parking lot).

HARRAH’S CASINO #9004.400 Monday, November 4th Fee: $15 DEPARTS: 8:00 AM..........RETURNS: 6:00 PM

Get more Vegas-style action at Harrah’s Rincon Casino in San Diego. You can play hot slots, bingo machines and exciting table games. Valid photo identification is required on the day of trip. Trip fee includes a $5 slot credit, transportation and driver’s tip.

GOLDEN NUGGET/LAS VEGAS #9005.400 Tuesday to Thursday, November 12th thru 14th Fee: $140 pp. dbl. • $190 pp. sgl. DEPARTS: 9:00 AM......... RETURNS: 6:00 PM

“Viva Las Vegas!” Enjoy three days and two nights at the beautiful Golden Nugget, located in the heart of downtown Las Vegas. Visit the casinos, shop, dine and relax. On the way to and from Las Vegas, the bus will stop in Barstow, California for lunch or supper on your own. Every room will receive a fun book valued at $250! Book your room today, before we sell out. Trip fee includes transportation, hotel accommodations, water and driver’s tip.

PALA CASINO #9011.400 Wednesday, November 20th Fee: $15 DEPARTS: 9:00 AM..........RETURNS: 6:00 PM

Pala Casino offers something for everyone! With over 2,000 of the latest reel, slots, video poker, progressive machines and over 86 table games, all players will find their favorite! Make sure you reserve your seat early! Trip fee includes transportation and driver’s tip.

PALM SPRINGS FOLLIES: HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR #9017.400 (Matinee stage-floor seating at the Plaza Theatre) Thursday, November 21st Fee: $109 or $125/with lunch DEPARTS: 9:00 AM.......... RETURNS: 7:00 PM

It’s that magical time of year to celebrate a winter wonderland, Follies style! From the stroll to the twist to disco, they’re dancing them all...with their annual salute to the holiday season. Join us on this musical and dance-filled journey, all performed by a cast definitely old enough to remember the way it really was — every member of the cast is 56-86 years young! The legendary line of ‘long-legged lovelies’ is a Follies trademark. Riff Markowitz, known as the Follies Man is a phenomenon and audience favorite. Before the show, enjoy an optional lunch at the Spa Casino buffet, or lunch on your own in downtown Palm Springs. We’ll also make a stop at Hadley’s, famous for breads, nuts and date shakes. Trip fee includes transportation, optional lunch (extra fee) water and driver’s tip.

December VIEJAS CASINO #9057.401 Thursday, December 5th Fee: $15 DEPARTS: 9:00 AM..........RETURNS: 6:00 PM

This Alpine casino is famous for traditional gambling, bingo, and video horse racing. It is located next to an outlet mall, so you can enjoy the day shopping, as well as gambling. Valid photo identification is required on the day of the trip. Trip fee includes transportation, water and driver’s tip.

CHRISTMAS AT CASTLE GREEN WITH OPTIONAL TEA LUNCH #9050.400 Sunday, December 8th Fee: $75 or $100w/tea lunch DEPART:S 10:15 AM............ RETURNS: 5:15 PM

A very special treat awaits us this holiday season at the historic Castle Green in Pasadena. Normally closed to the public, for one afternoon during the holiday season, the doors are opened so we can see the creative interior design and cultural heritage of this architectural treasure, all dressed up for the holidays. Originally built in 1898, this former hotel and historical landmark has played host to vacationing tycoons, celebrities, presidents and film crews and is now the private residence of Pasadena designers, musicians, collectors and artists. One of Southern California’s most stunningly original and beautiful buildings, it’s where sophistication meets history in an eclectic mix of mystery and beauty. The architecture is a mixture of Moorish, Spanish, Victorian, and other stylistic elements. On a self-guided tour, with home owners available to share stories and answer questions, you’ll be able to walk the corridors, enter the Grand Salon, the Moorish and Turkish Rooms, the Palm Room, sunroom and veranda and visit up to 20 individual apartments, all featuring different designs and many decorated for the holidays. Enjoy an optional tea lunch, complete with finger sandwiches, scones and other goodies and a variety of teas at a quaint tea room in Pasadena, or spend time browsing and having lunch on your own in Old Town Pasadena. Trip fee

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includes transportation, tour, optional tea lunch (extra fee), water and driver’s tip.

DISNEY CONCERT HALL: L.A. MASTER CHORALE’S HOLIDAY WONDERS #9014.400 (Matinee, Terrace Level Seating) Saturday, December 14th Fee: $105 DEPARTS: 11:15 AM ........... RETURNS: 5:15 PM

This long-standing Los Angeles holiday tradition will put you in the mood to hang the garland and trim the Christmas tree. Come celebrate the Christmas season at Disney Concert Hall, with a traditional concert of carols and seasonal favorites sung by the fantastic 115-member Los Angeles Master Chorale. Hear firsthand why the Chorale has gained international prominence over the past decade. Organist John West gives Disney Hall’s iconic pipe organ a workout, as he accompanies the choir in a range of favorite carols and sing-alongs. Designed by architect Frank Gehry to be one of the most acoustically sophisticated concert halls in the world, the Disney Concert Hall is an experience unto itself, providing both visual and aural intimacy for an unparalleled musical experience. There will be time for lunch on your own prior to the show at Philippe’s, home of the original French dip. Trip fee includes transportation, concert, water and driver’s tip.

Multi-Day Trips GUARANTEED DEPATURES! All travel times will be provided two weeks prior to departure.

AMERICA’S CANYON LANDS #9047.400 Sunday thru Friday, October 13th thru 18th 6-Day Tour Fee: $999 pp. dbl. • $1,299 pp. sgl.

Embark on a spectacular journey to discover the incredible sights and wealth of geologic phenomena amongst the colorful canyon lands of Nevada and Southern Utah. Dennis Napier, former professor of geography at Long Beach City College , will provide an in-depth

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account of the geologic and geographic forces that created this incredible landscape of colorful canyons, mesas and whimsical shapes. Trip features Arches, Canyonlands, Bryce National Parks, Red Rock Canyon and Las Vegas. Tour includes five nights hotel accommodations, 11 meals, comprehensive sightseeing and the services of a professional tour director/geographer-guide, admissions per itinerary, transportation (deluxe motorcoach), and gratuities. For a detailed itinerary please contact tripsandtours@lahabraca.gov or call 562905-9708. A $200 deposit is due at the time of registration. Travel protection/ cancellation plan insurance can be added for an additional $67 pp. dbl. and $85 pp. sgl.

Beach. We’ll travel by train, explore the backroads and keep a relaxed pace as we explore the region and get a first-hand look at what makes the California Coast so special. Trip features Coast Starlight train, Cambria, Moonstone Beach stay, and Hearst Castle. Tour includes two nights hotel accommodations (one hotel), three meals, comprehensive sightseeing and the services of a professional tour director, admissions per itinerary, transportation (deluxe motorcoach), and gratuities. For a detailed itinerary please contact tripsandtours@lahabraca.gov or call 562-905-9708. A $100 deposit is due at the time of registration. Travel protection/cancellation plan insurance can be added for an additional $28 pp. dbl. and $40 pp. sgl.

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AN ARIZONA “OLD WEST” ADVENTURE

#9047.400 Friday to Sunday, October 25th thru 27th, 3 Days & 2 Nights Fee: $319.50/pp. dbl. • $399.50/pp. sgl. DEPARTS: TBD......................... RETURNS: TBD

#9049.400 Thursday to Sunday, November 7th thru 10th, 4 Days & 3 Nights Fee: $499.50/pp. dbl. • $649.50/pp sgl.

CENTRAL COAST BY RAIL

Enjoy this LOOONG WEEKEND! Includes deluxe continental breakfast daily and complimentary “happy hour” at Tucson Hotel! “Return with us, now, to those thrilling days of yesteryear…” as we journey through Arizona’s Old West. Tour highlights will include two nights lodging in Tucson at the Riverpark Inn, overnight accommodations in Tombstone at the Holiday Inn Express, Bisbee Lavender Pit Mine Tour (a true highlight each year), ample time in Bisbee for shopping antique stores, narrated tour of Kartchner Caverns (more than 50,000 years old, yet unknown until 1974) and of course, Tombstone, Arizona (“The Town Too Tough To Die,” complete with a “Shootout at the O.K. Corral”). $150 deposit is required at the time of the reservation, with the final balance due October 17, 2013.

Fantastic weekend getaway! Includes deluxe continental breakfast daily! Located in central California on the Western slope of the Sierra Nevada, this mountainous region offers unusual beauty, breathtaking scenery and numerous waterfalls. The fall colors are spectacular at this time of year (2012 was the best in years!). Highlights include Wawona Hotel, Bridalveil Fall, Yosemite Falls, El Capitan, Half Dome, Yosemite Village, the historic Ahwahnee Hotel and even a visit to picturesque Bass Lake. Accommodations will be just outside the Park in Oakhurst at the Yosemite Southgate Hotel & Suites (formerly the Shilo Inn). $100 deposit is required at the time of the reservation, with the final balance due October 4, 2013.

#9046.400 Wednesday thru Friday, November 6th thru 8th 3-Day Tour Fee: $439 pp. dbl. • $579 pp. sgl.

One of our all-time most popular tours is offered at what is normally a delightful time of the year in this region. Embark on a relaxing three-day getaway to explore California’s Central Coast while enjoying a stay at a quaint inn on the beach along Cambria’s Moonstone

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“CHRISTMAS” IN SAN FRANCISCO #9020.400 Monday thru Friday, December 16th thru 20th 5-Day Tour Fee: $999 pp. dbl. • $ 1,399 pp. sgl.

There’s no better time of the year than Christmas time and no better place to relish the holiday décor and festivities

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than in the “City by the Bay.” Experience the charm of San Francisco in all of its Christmas glory, while enjoying four nights at the elegant and iconic Westin St. Francis. In addition to the Napa Valley Wine train, the Winchester Mystery House and tea at the Palace Hotel, you’ll be staying in Union Square and in the midst of San Francisco’s best shopping. You will most definitely leave your heart, but the experience and memories created while celebrating “Christmas” in San Francisco, will be worth it. Tour includes five nights hotel accommodations, 11 meals, comprehensive sightseeing and the services of a professional tour director/geographer-guide, admissions per itinerary, transportation (deluxe motorcoach), and gratuities. For a detailed itinerary please contact

tripsandtours@lahabraca.gov or call 562905-9708. A $200 deposit is due at the time of registration. Travel protection/ cancellation plan insurance can be added for an additional $67 pp. dbl and $85 pp. sgl.

HEARST CASTLE AT CHRISTMAS VIA AMTRAK WITH OCEANFRONT ACCOMMODATIONS AT THE CAVALIER INN, SAN SIMEON #9051.400 Tuesday to Wednesday, December 17th thru 18th Fee: $269.50/pp. dbl. • $329.50/pp. sgl.

Extended Trips All extended trips include roundtrip airfare and hotel accommodations. For a detailed itinerary please contact tripsandtours@lahabraca.gov or call (562) 905-9708.

SAN ANTONIO GETAWAY November 8th thru 12th, 2013 Fees: $1,749/PP Double • $2,049/Single (Book before September 2013 and save $100)

It’s easy to see why San Antonio is often referred to as the “American Venice.” Historic missions, River Walk restaurants, Spanish architecture and a beautiful river centerpiece make this a truly remarkable city. Trip highlights include Mission San Jose, the Alamo, El Mercado, South Texas Heritage Center, LBJ Ranch, Fredericksburg, Mayan Dude Ranch, Paseo del Rio Cruise and Sandy Oaks Olive Orchard. A $250 per person deposit is required to hold a seat. An optional travel protection plan can be added at the time of your reservation for $170. Reservations are made on a first come, first served basis. Reservations made after 10/1/13 are based upon availability. Final payment is due by 9/9/2013.

EASTERN CARIBBEAN CRUISE Featuring 7 nights aboard the Norwegian Epic January 10th thru 18th, 2014 Fees: $1,949/PP Double • $2,549/Single (Inside Stateroom) $2,199/PP Double • $2,999/Single (Ocean View w/Balcony)

Trip includes one night in Miami, Florida and a seven-night cruise on the Norwegian Epic. Cruise itinerary includes Phillipsburg, St. Maarten; Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas; and Nassau, Bahamas. Fee includes all port charges, government taxes, meals and ship transfers. A $500 per person deposit is required to hold a seat. An optional comprehensive travel protection plan can be added at the time of your reservation for $230. All seats are based upon availability. Final payment is due 75 days prior to departure.

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A SELL OUT YEAR AFTER YEAR — RESERVE EARLY! We first transfer to Glendale for our scenic Amtrak train ride to Santa Barbara, where our bus meets up with us again to take us north to our oceanfront accommodations, the fantastic BW Cavalier Inn in San Simeon (everyone loves this place). This evening we will enjoy our Hearst Castle tour (a combination of all 4 tours, beautifully decorated for the holidays including all docents in ‘20s period clothing), PLUS we return home by motorcoach, with a stop in Solvang. Optional IMAX showing available. $75.00 deposit confirms your reservation with balance due by November 26, 2013. Please note: Hearst Castle tour includes 300 stairs.

PARIS, NORMANDY & THE LOIRE VALLEY Featuring Mont St. Michel, Chateau de Chambord & Three Nights in Paris March 16th thru 24th, 2014 Fees: $3,719/PP Double • $4,569/Single

Trip highlights includes Caen, Giverny – Monet’s House, Rouen Cathedral, Caen Peace Memorial, Colleville sur Mer, U.S. Military Cemetery – Normandy, Utah Beach Museum, Mont St. Michel, Chateau de Chambord, Paris City Tour, Notre Dame Cathedral, Champs Elysees and the Eiffel Tower. A $500 per person deposit is required to hold a seat. An optional comprehensive travel protection plan can be added at the time of your reservation for $250. All seats are based upon availability. Final payment is due 75 days prior to departure.

GARDENS & MANSIONS Featuring New Orleans and Cajun Country March 30th thru April 5th, 2014 Fees: $3,719/PP Double • $4,569/Single

Trip highlights includes three nights in the French Quarter, French Quarter Walking Tour, Steamboat Natchez Cruise, Café du Monde, Court of Two Sisters Dinner, New Orleans School of Cooking, New Orleans City Tour, Longue Vue Gardens & House, Baton Rouge, Natchez Area Tour, Antebellum Mansion Visits (2), Bayou Cruise, Vermillionville, Jean Lafitte Cultural Center, Avery Island – Tabasco Factory and Pont Breaux’s farewell dinner. A $300 per person deposit is required to hold a seat. An optional comprehensive travel protection plan can be added at the time of your reservation for $190. All seats are based upon availability. Final payment is due 75 days prior to departure.

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