La Mirada Ebell Presents Spring Fashion Show E-mail
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Monday, 20 February 2012 21:21

No Tickets Will Be Sold at Door, Pre-Sale Only; Club Helps La Mirada High Grads

La Mirada~The La Mirada Ebell Club will host a Spring Fashion Show at the La Mirada Country Club, Saturday, April 14th from 12-4 p.m.

Ebell members and friends will model the latest in prom, graduation and summer clothing. For more information please call Susan at (562) 943-0957, or any Ebell member, to arrange for a table or individual tickets.

Monies raised by this and other Ebell activities provide scholarships for high school seniors wanting to further their educations. "Last year, the Club was able to award $1,000.00 checks to four La Mirada High School graduates," said club president Cheri Collin.

Gina Kelly and Susan Gonzales are co-chairs of the show, and it will be coordinated by Simply Susie's Boutique of Whittier.

La Mirada Ebell Club meets at 7 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month (except July and August) in the La Mirada City Hall Complex. The Club was formed in the mid 1950's and women of all ages who are interested in community service are invited to attend any session to see how the club functions. For further info, contact Lorrie Larson at (714) 521-256.

Photo: Gina Kelly is runway ready for the show


La Mirada Symphony Association Presents Third Concert of Season E-mail
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The La Mirada Symphony Association  invites you to attend the third concert of the "New Horizons"  (2011-2012  concert) concert Season on Saturday,  February 18, 2012 at 8 pm. (Free concert) All concerts are free and are  held at the La Mirada Theatre for Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd, La Mirada 90638

Musically travel with us to the dramatic landscape of Russia, with its vibrant people and rich traditions in "The Russians are Coming!" Musical selections will include

Festival Overture, Op. 96, Stravinsky-Suite from the Firebird (1919),  Tchaikovsky-Variations on a Rococo Theme, OP 33-featuring acclaimed  cellist  Kihae Kim DeFazio, and 1812 Overture, OP 49, Tchaikovsky.

Kihae Kim-DeFazio began her musical education at the age of four on piano. She began playing cello when she was eight years old. . She has been awarded Korea's highest prize for musical performance, the coveted Nan-Pa award. Since Ms. Kim's arrival to the United States, she has studied with some of the world's greatest cellist; Janos Starker, Gregor Piatigorsky, and Gabor Rejto. Since the completion of her studies, Ms. Kim has appeared as soloist in a variety of venues including the Hollywood Bowl, the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, the Wilshire Ebell Theatre, the Herbert Zipper Concert Hall, the Crystal Cathedral, the Cerritos Performing Arts Center and the Richard M. Nixon Birthplace and Library. Her audiences have encompassed school children, churches, concertgoers, and the Emperor and Empress of Japan.

Ms. Kim has more than 30 years of teaching experience and has served as a jury member for a variety of competitions and auditions. She is a coach for a variety of orchestras including the Southern California Youth Philharmonic and is a member of the Musical Arts Club, the SYMF, and the Music Teachers Association of California (MTAC).

Join us Saturday, February 18, 2012 at 8 pm. (Free concert) All concerts are free and are  held at the La Mirada Theatre for Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd, La Mirada 90638

Your generous donations at the door will ensure a successful, ADMISSION FREE concert season.

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Splash! Water Slides to Open This Saturday E-mail
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Wednesday, 01 February 2012 09:51

La Mirada~Enjoy the California sun in February at Buccaneer Bay's large slides, which will be open this Saturday, February 4 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The cost is $4.95 for unlimited use, and includes Recreational Swim from noon to 5 p.m. in the 25-yard pool. The slides are open for anyone 48 inches and over.

For more information, call (562) 902-3191 or visit

Museum Exhibit Honors Early Local Artist Through March E-mail
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La Habra~Visit the La Habra Historical Museum, 215 E. La Habra Blvd, La Habra and learn about Betty Lou Nichols , the local artist who operated her ceramics business in La Habra from 1945-1962.

She is associated mostly with the popular head vases of the late 1940s and 1950s, yet Nichols also made a variety of figurines and paintings as well.

The exhibit, The Life and Art of Betty Lou Nichols, opens January 7 and runs through March 31, 2012.

There is no charge for admission. The museum is open on Saturday from 12-4 p.m.

City Shopping Campaign Continues Through January 31st E-mail
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La Mirada~The holidays may be a distant memory, but the City of La Mirada's eligibility deadline for its holiday shopping program goes through January 31st.

For every $300 shoppers spend in La Mirada, they can redeem their receipts for a $5 voucher valid toward the purchase of Splash! and Theatre tickets or city recreation classes. Shoppers can redeem up to $1,500 in receipts for a maximum of $25 in vouchers.

This program encourages community members to shop La Mirada whenever possible, year-round, including gas and groceries, to help boost sales tax dollars -the city's single largest revenue source.


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