Datebook — Yard Sales, Workshops, Camellia Shows and Feng Shui

February 8, 2011
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February 18, 2011, 6:30 p.m to 8:30 p.m.

“GOT BALANCE? Pilates Workshop” with Phyllis Douglass

Equilibrium Fitness

This 2 hour workshop will give you information and simple home-based exercises to do that will assist with maintaining proper alignment of the spine sitting and standing, gait patterns, stabilization and balance of the body. Are you finding that your balance is not what it used to be? Are you weight bearing more on one side than the other? Harder to get up from the couch or a chair? Tough to roll out of bed in the morning? Your legs are quivering when you get to the top of the staircase? This workshop is for you! Cost: $40/person.

February 19-20, 2011

64th Annual Cameilla Show

La Verne Community Center

This is a two-day event.  Placement of blooms for judging will be Saturday, February 19, from 6:00 AM to 10:30 AM.  Judging will be from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.  The show is open to the public on Saturday, February 19, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. and on Sunday, February 20, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.  A complete description of this two-day event is available by calling (909) 596-8776.


 March 5, 2011, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.


Bonita High School

The La Verne Chamber of Commerce, the City of Laverne and Bonita High School will be hosting the 2nd annual Community Yard Sale on Saturday March 5th from 8:00am to 1:00pm in the Bonita High School Parking Lot.

The cost of renting a space is $25 and applications are available on line at  or pick up an application at City Hall or the Chamber office at 2078 Bonita Avenue, La Verne or call 909- 593-5265.  There is no license or permit required.

“One Man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” So plan to come by and find that “one of a kind item”. Admission and Parking are free, so come early and enjoy the day.

March 5, 2011

International Festival of Sacred Music, 7 p.m.

The Meeting House at Hillcrest, 2705 Mountain View Drive

University of La Verne’s new Choral Director, Dr. James Calhoun, and the La Verne Church of the Brethren (LVCOB)Sanctuary Choir have been invited to participate in the Interfaith Festival of Sacred Music being hosted by the Cultural Arts Society of La Verne.  Inspired by the Fez (Morocco) Festival of World Sacred Music, this festival will build on the transcendent power of music and the power of spirituality to provide a totally rejuvenating experience for those in attendance.  Scheduled for Saturday, March 5, in The Meeting House at Hillcrest, 2708 Mountain View Drive in La Verne, all are encouraged to attend this musical celebration of the spirit.  Tickets can be purchased at The Meeting House or at the door. Adults are $10 and children 12 years or under, free.

March 5-6, 2011

Children’s Disaster Services Volunteer Workshop

Church of the Brethren

The two-day workshop, which includes registration, materials, meals and overnight accommodations at the church, trains volunteers to understand and respond to children who have experienced a disaster. Participants will experience a simulated shelter, sleeping oncots and eating simple meals. Once training is completed, participants can become certified Children’s Disaster Services volunteers. For more info, call the Church of the Brethren at (909) 593-1364.

March 19, 2011

St Monica’s Guild/Damien High School — 45th Annual Fashion Show — Hats Off to Fashion

Pacific Palms Resort — Hats Off to Fashion

Social hour begins at 11 a.m. Grand Ballroom opens at noon. Fashion show starts at 1 p.m. $65 per person. $52 per student. To purchase tickets, please Xochilt Montalvo at (909) 229-9294 or Denise Sarail at (909) 720-4353. Also visit the online auction on the Damien website (

March 19, 2011

Little League Opening Day

Pelota Park

All the players from all the leagues and divisions turn out for this opening day pageant, always filled with great speakers and other surprises. Play ball!

March 26, 2011

La Verne/San Dimas Pop Warner Football and Cheer Registration

Bonita High School, 9 a.m. to noon

The fee is $200 for football and $185 for cheer. For more info, visit or call (909) 593-1969. Email for specific dates and sign-up times.


April 9, 2011

Spring Time Outdoors Craft Fair on April 9

Scout House, D Street, Across from Bonita H.S.

The Boy Scouts Troop 411 will be hosting a Spring Time Outdoors Craft Fair on April 9 across the street from Bonita High School on D street in LaVerne. Proceeds will be going to help defray costs of our boys going to summer camp in Idaho and Yellow Stone National Park this summer. The cost to vendors to rent a booth start at only $25 for the day. There will be lots of great arts and crafts, food, prizes and entertainment. Vendor applications need to be turn in and paid for by March 15th. For more information and to secure a booth please contact Lorraine Johnson at 626-536-1418 or email at

April 17, 2011

La Verne/San Dimas Pop Warner Football and Cheer Registration

Michaelangelo’s Pizza, 552 W. Arrow Hwy, San Dimas

The fee for the 2011 season is $200 for football and $185 for cheer. For more info, visit or call (909) 593-1969. Email for specific dates and sign-up times.


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