Brea Old and New: Tick-Tock, History Isn't So Boring After All™ ~ Charlie the Clock

City of Brea 100 Day Centennial Countdown

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    At the stroke of midnight the blast off begins!

      After months of planning Brea’s milestone anniversary-- we are countdown to our 100-day centennial birthday celebration on February 23, 2017!!

        A special City Council meeting is scheduled on Brea’s anniversary with festivities including recognition of 100+ residents and sister cities. Plus a special Happy Birthday cake for all to enjoy outdoors at the Civic & Cultural Center plaza level. Donating a cake for the festivities is Frost My Cake. Owner Ann Tran, said they’re very excited to take part in the celebration commemorating the once-in-a-lifetime event.

          Prior to the milestone anniversary party will be our yearlong centennial kick-off celebration-- starting with a parade and picnic during the day, and the Silent Poster Exhibition, later in the evening on Saturday, February 18.

            List of centennial events as follows:

              Brea Night at Angels Stadium - Tuesday July 18, 2017

                Brea Fest - Fireworks planned Friday, August 18, 2017

                  Youth Art Project sponsored by Brea Rotary Club - Sunday, October 15, 2017

                    Centennial Gala - Saturday, October 21, 2017

                      Tales from the Canyon: The Olinda Story to be held at the Curtis Theatre in November 2017.

                        Interested in sponsorship information, please visit City of Brea website.

                          Also, a milestone keepsake treasure is in the planning stages. Brea’s first children’s book and exciting sub-projects, which is an independently produced community project featuring Brea’s iconic historic "Charlie the Clock" and grade school friends, along with newsy reporters, in a whimsy time travel – celebrating 100 years in Brea!
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"Thank you" for visiting Beautiful Brea Old & New (BBON). First & foremost, I am a proud mother & wife. I am also a well-rounded freelance consultant. But you can call me an enthusiastic cheerleader, supporting and promoting the city of Brea and its historic iconic Charlie's Clock turned "Charlie the Clock cartoon character!" Click on the front page illustration to read about the beloved time traveling talking clock!!

  • Carolyn Campbell

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