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'Thank a Soldier'

September 4, 2015 

The City of Lakewood is launching our second annual "Thank a Soldier" campaign this fall to collect cards, letters and holiday greetings to be forwarded to U.S. soldiers deployed overseas.

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Mission San Juan Capistrano trip

September 3, 2014 

Lakewood’s affordable travel program is offering a trip exploring the culture and history of San Juan Capistrano and Mission San Juan Capistrano. Expert guides will provide the details of California’s early development and the birthplace of Orange County. The trip is set for Saturday, September 13.

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“Summer splash event” to be less wet

July 21, 2014 

In support of California’s water conservation efforts, this year’s Summer Splash event in Lakewood has been re-imagined to become the “Lakewood Summer Fair” with no water activities but lots of carnival games, inflatable amusements, face painting and free pizza and snow cones. The fun happens at San Martin Park on Friday, August 15 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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Concert series continues

July 2, 2014 
To help celebrate Lakewood’s 60th Anniversary, music from across the decades continues as Concerts in the Park fills the grove at Del Valle Park with music each Thursday through August 7. (Woodruff Ave. at Arbor Rd.)

Dinner and refreshments will be sold at each concert. Sales benefit Lakewood non-profit group. Also, at each concert, 60th Anniversary collector’s pins will be available for a modest cost, including a special pin of Giganta, the playground robot that was a Lakewood park favorite for decades.
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Bow Wow and Meow Days add a day in August

July 2, 2014 
For convenient pet licensing and pet care, Bow Wow and Meow Days return again Saturday, August 16 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. The event will be held at their traditional location at the northeast corner lot of Clark Avenue and Del Amo Boulevard near the Lakewood Civic Center.

These are easy one-stop events for pet licensing, vaccinations at a discount and micro chipping. Flea control products and information regarding low-cost spaying/neutering and health care for dogs and cats will be available.
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The ocean starts at your front door

April 22, 2014 
Southern Californians enjoy their beaches and ocean—and want to keep them clean. One way to do that is to help reduce urban runoff and to keep that runoff free of pollutants and trash. Residential properties are a significant source of runoff water, which can carry leaves, grass clippings, trash, household chemicals and pet waste.
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Lakewood Volunteer Day

March 31, 2014 
Volunteer Day is Saturday, April 26The City’s annual volunteer day is set for April 26 and organizers are looking for project sites. Recipients can be seniors or persons of any age who, because of a disability or limited means, need a little help to make their yard or home exterior a little nicer.
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Memorial Day Ceremony

January 14, 2014 
Memorial Day ceremony on Monday, May 26 Lakewood City Council Members will join with members of American Legion Post 496, Veterans of Foreign Wars Memorial Post 8615, Disabled American Veterans Chapter 19 and Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 756 for Lakewood’s annual
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Help Lakewood Stay Beautiful

January 14, 2014 
The Lakewood Beautiful Home Awards program is kicking off its 2014 season with a renewed commitment to “Celebrating Our Neighborhoods.” Marking its 33rd year, the program is Lakewood’s way of honoring residents who “go the extra mile” in landscaping and exterior home
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