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first_imgFree colorectal tests available to seniors WHITTIER – Colorectal screenings will be available free to seniors from 9 a.m to 4 p.m. March 12 at Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital, 12401 Washington Blvd. For more information, call (714) 993-5075. No reservations are required. For more information, call (562) 698-0811, Ext. 2847. Party to preview Nickelodeon series BALDWIN PARK – Nickelodeon will hold a preview party for its new animated series, “El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera,” at 6 p.m. Feb. 28 in the Baldwin Park Library, 4181 Baldwin Park Blvd. Children and families are welcome to the free event, presented via a partnership between Nickelodeon and the Los Angeles County Public Library. For more information call (626) 962-6947. Tickets on sale for dinner dance WHITTIER – Make reservations now to attend a dinner and dance fundraiser to benefit East Whittier Middle School’s instrumental music program, to be held from 6 to 11 p.m. March 3 in the Whittier Community Center, 7630 Washington Blvd. Tickets are $25 for adults, $15 for children. For more information, call (562) 698-0576. Arbor Day event set for March 10 WHITTIER – The city’s annual Arbor Day celebration will be held at 10 a.m. March 13 at City Hall, 13230 Penn St. The free event will include a tree-planting ceremony and a presentation of a Tree City USA award by the Los Angeles County Fire Department’s Forestry Division. This is Whittier’s 23th consecutive year of winning the award. For more information, call (562) 464-3375. Whittier AAUW to present awards WHITTIER – The Whittier Branch of the American Association of University Women will present its Las Distinguidas Awards at the group’s regularly monthly meeting, which will be held at 6:30 p.m. March 14 at First Friends United Methodist Church, 6725 Friends Ave. Winners are chosen for their contributions and participation in community and business activities. For reservations, or for more information, call (562)698-8626. `Living History Day’ to be held Feb. 24 WHITTIER – The next “Living History Day” at Pio Pico State Historic Park, 6003 Pioneer Blvd., will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 24. It will feature an archeological sandbox, old-fashioned Victorian-era games, guided tours of Pico’s historic adobe home, a bread-making demonstration and more. Admission is free. For more information, call (562) 695-1217. – From staff reports 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! YORBA LINDA- Jerry Schilling, part of Elvis Presley’s “Memphis Mafia” and author of “Me and a Guy Named Elvis,” will sign copies of his book during a lecture at 1:30 p.m. today at the Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace, 18001 Yorba Linda Blvd. Tickets are $8. On Monday, admission is free in honor of Presidents Day. Meet Presidents Washington and Lincoln in the lobby at 11:30 a.m.; the young singers of Celebration USA perform at 1:30 p.m.; and a panel of noted historians discuss their new books on the American presidency including. The library is open from 10a.m. to 5 p.m. last_img

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