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Walnut: Councilwoman Mary Su Honors Seniors

By Fabiola Huerta

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Council members Bob Pacheco, Mary Su and Tony Cartagena gather to honor seniors at the holiday luncheon on Dec. 16. (Photo Courtesy: Fabiola Huerta)

Walnut – On Tues., Dec. 16, Walnut Councilmember, Mary Su, honored Walnut seniors with a holiday luncheon at the Walnut Senior Center.

The festive event brought together the older and younger generations of the City.  The program included musical performances featuring over 60 kindergarten and preschool children singing Christmas carols and telling holiday stories. The program also included a magician performing for the seniors.

The event was attended by representatives from Congressman Ed Royce’s office and Supervisor Gloria Molina’s office.  Also in attendance were Walnut Council members, LA County Firefighters, LA County Sheriff’s personnel, and Walnut City Manager, Robert M. Wishner, and executive staff.

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Walnut’s Winter “Whoville” Wonderland

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Walnut – Walnut is transforming into a wintery “Whoville” Wonderland this holiday season. The Walnut Senior Center Parking Lot will be filled with snow on Sat., Dec. 13, from 6 to 10 p.m. For only $8, participants will be able to enjoy the unlimited sled rides, ice skating, games, snow ball battlefield, and live entertainment.

This year’s entertainment line-up includes community groups opening for our main 8 p.m. act, the Filharmonic, featured in NBC’s “Sing Off” competition. This evening will be a night to remember. We encourage you to bring your blankets and enjoy our outdoor lounge area for a movie showing of “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” at 8:30 p.m., with a Hot Cocoa bar service.

Slide your way over in your best “Whoville Do” or stop by our Whoville Hair Salon and get into the wintery “Whoville” spirit to experience the fun of Walnut’s Winter Wonderland.

As if the Winter Wonderland isn’t enough, Santa and the Grinch are inviting you and your family to gather round the tree for a festive “Whoville” dinner. The City of Walnut will be hosting a Dinner with Santa from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Sat., Dec. 13. Dinner will include a delicious buffet-style meal with live entertainment, arts and crafts, games, and an opportunity to take a picture with our special guests, Santa and the Grinch. The cost is $12 per person and $8 per child. For more information please call (909) 598-5605.

And finally, to help you with your holiday shopping, why not stop by the Mini Marketplace to find that unique gift idea you have been looking for? Walnut’s Annual “Tis the Season Marketplace” has partnered up with the Winter Wonderland to make family time both easy and fun. The Mini Marketplace hours are from 4 to 9 p.m. on Sat., Dec. 13. There will be a variety of items such as handmade crafts, festive decorations and much more available for purchase. So, get in the spirit of the holidays and find a thoughtful gift for that special someone.

All events are located at the Walnut Senior Center, located at 21215 La Puente Road, in Walnut. To register for the events or for more information, call (909) 598-6200. Family 4-Packs and Dinner With Santa combo packs are available.

Walnut: New Date for Walnut Family Health and Fitness Fair

Walnut –- With last weekend’s heavy rainstorms, the Family Health and Fitness Fair originally scheduled for Saturday, March 1, has been officially rescheduled for Saturday, April 5, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Walnut Senior Center.

Health IconMost vendors have confirmed their attendance at the new event date, including sponsors Kaiser Permanente and Pomona Valley Medical Center. Attendees will still be able to take advantage of free health screenings, including blood pressure, and bone density; talk to vendors; collect plenty of freebees; and listen to lectures given by health professionals.

“We wanted to provide a successful event, and with the rain forecast last weekend, it would have been difficult for families and seniors to attend,” Council Member Bob Pacheco said.  “Also, we didn’t want the community driving in unsafe conditions during the wet weather.”

The day-long event will provide fun for the whole family as well as opportunities to get informed on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Walnut Senior Center is located at 21215 La Puente Road, in Walnut. For additional information, please call the Walnut Senior Center at (909) 598-6200. For information about the City of Walnut, please visit the website at www.ci.walnut.ca.us.