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Los Angeles Zoo Presents Earth Day Expo Weekend

Celebrating California Wildlife
Saturday, April 26 and Sunday, April 27, 2014
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens

The Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens celebrates Earth Day with a weekend expo spotlighting California wildlife and the role it plays in the health of Planet Earth on Saturday, April 26 and Sunday, April 27, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Zoo in Griffith Park. Earth Day Expo features interactive stations throughout the Zoo providing guests an opportunity to explore information and ideas about animal conservation and preservation, sustainable living for humans, recycling, and how to make Earth a better place to live. All activities are free with paid Zoo admission.

Among the Earth Day Expo attractions is a demonstration at the Zoo's Sea Lion Cliffs, where harbor seals reside, of Enviroscapes' "Drains to the Ocean" product with tips on how to avoid polluting the Earth's water systems.

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Jump into Pasadena Spring Festivals, Egg Hunts

Black news from Pasadena - Community - Egg hunts and spring festivalsPasadena, CA — Jump into spring by hopping over to one of several special festivals and egg hunts for children at Victory Park on April 12; Villa-Parke Community Center on April 19 and Robinson Park, also on April 19.

The fun begins at Victory Park, 2575 Paloma Street, from 9 a.m. to11 a.m., Saturday, April 12, with a special "Breakfast with the Bunny." Enjoy three pancakes, choice of bacon or sausage, choice of fruit and juice, all for $5 per person. Call (626) 744-7500(626) 744-7500 for more details.

After breakfast, jump into the spring festival where arts and crafts, games, prizes, live entertainment, face painting, balloon animals and much more can be found from noon to 3 p.m. And don't forget to bring your best egg hunting basket!

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LAAAWPPI Introduces "Lean In" with Mixer

LAAAWPPI Reception - Kicking Off a Series of New Leadership Networking Mixers

Black news from Pasadena - Community - Los Angeles African American Women's Public Policy Institute - mixersLos Angeles, CA - April 7, 2014 - The Los Angeles African American Women's Public Policy (LAAAWPPI) recently launched a series of leadership networking mixers. The women learned about purposeful leadership from African American women who are making a difference in their communities. The inaugural mixer featured Charisse Bremond Weaver, CEO of Brotherhood Crusade, Laphonza Butler, President of SEIU – Unite Long Term Care Workers, and Kimberly Freeman, Assistant Dean of Diversity Issues and Community Relations for the Anderson School of Business at UCLA.

Black news from Pasadena - Community - LAAAWPPI mixer series

Pictured are Patrice Marshall-McKenzie, Event Planner; Charisse Bremond Weaver, Brotherhood Crusade CEO and keynote speaker; Angela Gibson, LAAAWPPI chair; Kim Freeman, Assistant Dean at UCLA and keynote speaker; Valerie Shaw, LAAAWPPI board member; and Joy Atkinson, LAAAWPPI Executive Director.

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