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Feb. 2013: San Marino Centennial Events

A list of events in San Marino Centennial events during the month of Feb. 2013.

- 'Images of San Marino' exhibit in the Crain Art Gallery: Local artists will exhibit paintings or photos depicting life in San Marino. The Crain Gallery is located in the Crowell Public Library, 1890 Huntington Drive, San Marino. For more information, email Lynda Lyons at llyons@cityofsanmarino.org.

- California Art Club pays tribute to the City of San Marino's Centennial with a special exhibition of paintings of sites of San Marino. On display until May 5, 2013, this will be at the Old Mill, 1120 Old Mill Road, San Marino. Tuesday-Sunday, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, contact Cathy at oldmill@sbcglobal.net.

- February 6, 13, 20, 27 - Preschool Series: One Hundred Years Ago. From 10 a.m. to noon, , 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino. Join the centennial celebration as we explore what life was like growing up a century ago. Led by instructor, Laura Moede, each class will feature art projects, stories and more. Fee includes on accompanying adult. Ages 3-4. Members: $85. Non-Members: $95. For registration call (626) 405-2128.

- February 13 - Centennial Merchandise Sale. From noon to 4 p.m. at the Club House, behind the San Marino Center, 1800 Huntington Drive, San Marino. For more information, contact Rita at sanmarinochamber@att.net, or at (626) 286-1022.

- February 13 - Centennial Ash Wednesday Services at San Marino Community Church at noon and 7 p.m. in the San Marino Community Church, Christ Chapel, 1750 Virginia Road, San Marino. 

- February 16, 17 - Chinese New Year Festival from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino. The two day event will include lion dancers (at 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.), martial arts demonstrations, mask-changing performances, folk music, children's book readings, tea tasting, demonstrations, and more. Many of the activities will take place in the Chinese gardens.

- February 16 to May 13 - Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens Exhibit: Cultivating California: Founding Families of the San Marino Ranch - Library West Hall, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino. For more information, email Jennifer Goldman at jgoldman@huntington.org.

- February 19 - San Marino City Club Dinner and Historic Program - 'A Centennial of Crimes, Scandals and Treasures,' Speaker: Police Chief, Tim Harrigan. The dinner and program will be at the San Marino Center, 1800 Huntington Drive, San Marino, 6:30 p.m. For more information, go to www.sanmarinocityclub.org.

- February 22 - San Marino PTA Council Centennial Event, honoring the contributions of the PTA Council and all past PTA Council Presidents, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., at Earlene Cheung's home, 1045 Rosalind Road, San Marino. For more information, contact Vanessa Koo at vanessakoo@live.com.

- February 23 - Opening Day Ceremonies for Little League, 8:00 a.m., Huntington Middle School Baseball Fields. For more information, contact John Shohfi at jashohfi@gmail.com.

- February 23 - San Marino City Club President's Party at the San Gabriel Country Club, 350 East Hermosa Drive, San Gabriel, Reception at 6:30 p.m. and Dinner 7:30 p.m. For more information, go to www.sanmarinocityclub.org.

- February 25 - The San Marino Historical Society Centennial Speaker Series Program, 'Pacific Electric and how it impacted the development of Southern California.'. Speaker: Peter Arnett, in the Barth Room at the Crowell Public Library, 1890 Huntington Drive, San Marino, 7:00 p.m. For more information, contact John Morris at (626) 796-3003, or at morriswater@earthlink.net

Centennial Merchandise is for sale at the San Marino Chamber of Commerce Office, 1800 Huntington Drive, San Marino, and at The Crowell Public Library, 1890 Huntington Drive, San Marino. For more Centennial information, visit the Centennial Website: www.cityofsanmarino.org/centennial

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