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  • Albertsons Brea 2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt

    6 years ago by

    On your mark, get set....GO!

    Did your kids attend the inaugural Easter Egg Hunt at Albertsons Brea last year? If not then you'll want to take them this year, as last year’s event drew over 300 children, many eager to hunt for eggs bringing their own bags! Last year the eggs were filled with candy and prime prizes such as tickets to Disneyland! Albertsons Easter Egg Hunt is scheduled for Saturday, March 31 from 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  Kids’ ages 1-8 will enjoy a fun filled afternoon with plenty of activities, prizes, and a delicious BBQ.  And of course, Mr. Easter Bunny will be there to greet and take pictures with the children.

     

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    Bob Farrell comes to Brea!

    6 years ago by

    Brea has had a treat this past week, as Bob Farrell, the founder of Farrell's, has been visiting and helping out with operations at the Brea location! Farrell's installed a plaque in his honor also at the front today and Mayor Schweitzer was on hand to give a proclamation from the city. Many helped unveil the plaque in front of Farrell's, along with Brea management staff and Brea community members, Paul Kramer, President, and Michael Fleming, CEO of Parlour Enterprises, Inc. Bob and his wife Ramona were at the ceremony and posed for pictures with customers and staff members alike after the ceremony. Bob said that he loves Brea Downtown and that this is his first visit to the location. He said that Farrell's is "customer oriented." Kramer said that Farrell's is living up to the standards Bob put in place almost 50 years ago, in fact, which is evident by the line that was waiting outside to come in.

  • Anti-bullying workshop taking place at Family Resource Center

    6 years ago by

    A panel dealing with bullying and cyber-bullying will take place this coming Thursday, March 22 from 6-8 p.m. at the Brea Community Center. A panel of experts will discuss ways to handle the situation and help your child also. Free child care is also available at the community center with proof of residency. Pre-registration is required by calling the Family Resource Center at 714-990-7150.

  • YEE-HAW for BOHS “Sadie’s Gone Disney” themed Sadie Hawkins Dance

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    Matteo and Ally as Woody and Jessie of Disney's Toy Story.

    Last evening Brea Olinda High School was “The Happiest Place on Earth!" This year’s Sadie Hawkins Theme for Brea Olinda High’s traditional Sadie Hawkins Dance was “Sadie’s Gone Disney.” Matteo and Ally dressed up for the special occasion and went as Andy's toys, Sheriff Woody and the yodeling cowgirl Jessie, in Disney’s Toy Story!

  • Official City Proclamation Ceremony for Mr. Farrell

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    Bob and Ramona Farrell

    Mr. Farrell, Founder of Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlour, is coming from Vancouver, Washington to spend a few days in the area. Health issues have kept Bob Farrell from attending the recent grand openings of Brea and Rancho Cucamonga Farrell's locations.  Farrell's Brea is holding an event on Sunday, March 18, at 11:30 a.m. inviting everyone to attend the festivities planned for Mr. Farrell.  There will be an official proclamation ceremony from Mayor Don Schweitzer and council members honoring Mr. Farrell with a plaque dedication at the event.

  • Disney Store to celebrate 25th Anniversary

    6 years ago by

    Be the first 250 guests to arrive at Brea Mall Disney store on Wednesday, March 28, and receive a FREE signature “Mickey Ears” cap!  Disney store wide sales to include kids sleepwear, kids and adult graphic tees, and costumes while supplies last.  Doors open at 10:00 a.m.

    Prior to the big 25th anniversary party, they are hosting Stickermania & Storytelling where kids can use their imagination in creating their very own Disney party story using stickers.  This kid fun event is scheduled on Saturday, March 24, from 10:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

    Disney Store is asking that people line-up no earlier than 30 minutes prior their anniversary event! Event limited per session based upon store capacity. Minimum age for participation is 3 years.

     

     

  • Modeling at 80 years, Fern Smith of Brea celebrates her 104 B-day!

    6 years ago by

    Fern Smith recently celebrated birthday number 104. Mayor Don Schweitzer gave her a certificate from the City of Brea at Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlor.

    Fern Smith’s 104th B-day party: Fern was given a birthday party by her  family at Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlor and loved every minute of it.  Primary  children of LDS Third Ward presented the birthday gal with 104 roses. Mayor Don  Schweitzer presented her with a certificate from the City of Brea.
     
    Fern has lived in Brea since 1943. She was born in  Diamond, Missouri in 1908.
     
    Fern is an amazing gal and you never know she  was 104. She started modeling when she was 80.
     
    Teddy Roosevelt was President and Henry Ford  started producing his first Model T automobile.She has 2 daughters, 3 Grandchildren, 5 great Grandchildren and 9 Great-Great  Grandchildren.
     
    Her motto: “Do the best you can everyday of your  life and the Lord will take care of you”
    Story by Susan Gaede

  • Family Resource Center to host self-esteem and healthy relationships workshop

    6 years ago by

    What role does healthy self-esteem play in your relationships? The community center's Family Resource Center will hold a workshop shortly to answer that question.  Brea's Family Resource Center will hold the workshop "Self-esteem and healthy relationships" March 13 from 6:30-8pm. A representative of the Women's Transitional Living Center will run the workshop.  RSVP'ing is mandatory. A $75 gas card will also be raffled off at the end of the workshop.  For more information or to sign up, call 714-990-7150.

  • Brea Community Center to host Spring break day camps!

    6 years ago by

       Look no more if you're wondering where to send the kids during Spring break!  Brea Community Center will host a Spring break day camp April 9-13 for kids   ages 6-12. The camp will run daily from 7am-6pm and include outings to the movies, pool table tournaments and other activities to keep the kids busy during their time off from school. Cost is $125 per child for residents of Brea and those who work in the city and $140 per child for all others.  Parents can call (714)990-7631 with any questions they may have and register for the camp at the front counter of the Community Center.

  • Brea’s Annual Spring Craft Boutique is coming soon!

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    2012 Brea Spring Craft Boutique flyer details

    It’s that time of the year, though it's the last days of winter, you’d never know because spring is in the air and the Annual Brea Spring Craft Boutique is coming soon! The very popular Orange County event is slated for Saturday, March 17, at the Brea Community Center. The craft fair features one-of-kind crafts, many items that are handmade with over 250 vendors at the event and food, tasty goodies at hand while you shop!  Perfect show to attend with family and friends!

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