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Citizen’s are Invited to Join in the City of Lancaster’s Mayor’s Walk at Lancaster City Park

 

Citizen’s are Invited to Join in the City of Lancaster’s 
Mayor’s Walk at Lancaster City Park

http://cityoflancaster.org

Lancaster, CA. September 16, 2011– The Mayor’s Walk will take place on Wednesday, September 21stfrom 8:00am to 9:00am at Lancaster City Park, located at 10th Street West and Avenue K-8. Participants should arrive in front of the Stanley Kleiner Activity Center at least five minutes prior to the walk to ensure they are on task with the group.

The Mayor’s Walk program provides ongoing public access to City officials and community leaders, offering an informal opportunity for residents to learn what is going on in their community, as well as discuss various issues which affect them.  Concurrently, this activity reinforces the City’s stance on building a healthy community by actively engaging City representatives with participants who are working to improve their physical fitness and overall health.

Residents of all ages are encouraged to participate.  The Mayor’s Walk occurs every first and third Wednesday of the month. For more information regarding this program, contact Lancaster Recreation Supervisor Angela Riley at (661) 723-6074.

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September 19, 2011 Posted by | city of lancaster, Lancaster Mayor, lancaster news, lancaster press, Mayor R. Rex Parris | , , , , | Leave a comment

The Association’s newly-elected Board of Directors and officers were announced at the last meeting, along with a number of upcoming events

Dear BLVD Association members,

The Association’s newly-elected Board of Directors  and officers were announced at the last meeting, along with a number of upcoming events.  Please review the attached minutes for further information.  Below are this year’s board members:

  • ·         Jill Cooper, AV Bank – President
  • ·         Erica Allbee, All About Fitness – Vice President, Zone A
  • ·         Valerie Orcutt, Bella West – Vice President, Zone B
  • ·         Julie Sutton, Sutton Photography – Secretary
  • ·         Monica Grado, George’s Cleaners – Treasurer
  • ·         Sharon Giannini, Giannini’s Bistro and Grill
  • ·         Roger Hemme, Bohn’s Printing
  • ·         Myrle McLernon, MDM Architects
  • ·         Rena Patel, Graphic Experience
  • ·         April Rae, Daisy’s Costumes
  • ·         Andy Ward, Michelizzi, Schwabacher, Ward & Collins
  • ·         Myself (City representative)

Below are this week’s updates.  There are a number of road closures this week to allow for several special events.  Some businesses might consider adjusting store hours to accommodate customers who are attending these events, as some of them will take place outside typical hours.

  • ·         This Wednesday, 8/17, The BLVD Association judges will visit businesses participating in the AV Fair’s decorating contest.  The Association will award a prize for the best decorated, which the winning business will be able to proudly display until a new winner is crowned next year.
Weekly Farmer's Market on the BLVD

Time: August 18, 2011 from 3pm to 8pm
Location: Lancaster Blvd
Street: Lancaster Blvd
City/Town: Lancaster,CA
Website or Map: http://www.blvdtoday.com/
Phone: 661-723-6165
Event Type: farmer’smarket
Organized By: Lancaster BLVD
As usual, our farmer’s market will take place Thursday from 3:00 to 8:00 pm.  Runaway Train will play on the Bandstand stage at 6:30.

“Peel the Love” Auto Art Challenge

Time: August 18, 2011 from 3pm to 8pm
Location: Lancaster Blvd
Street: bewteen Date and Cedar
City/Town: Lancaster,CA
Website or Map: http://blvdtoday.com/
Phone: 661-723-6165
Event Type: artchallenge
Organized By: Lancaster BLVD

New this week: as a promotion for the Antelope Valley Fair, which begins this Friday, AV Federal Credit Union will host the “Peel the Love” Auto Art Challengeon The BLVD between Date and Cedar.  Four vehicles painted by artists will be on display, as well as a fifth for the public to paint.  The BLVD will be closed from Fig to Cedar beginning at 11:00 am for these events.

AV Fair Parade on the Blvd

Time: August 20, 2011 from 9am to 12pm
Location: Lancaster Blvd
Street: 10th street west and Lancaster Blvd
City/Town: Lancaster
Website or Map: http://www.avchambers.com/ind…
Phone: 661.948.4518
Event Type: avfairparade
Organized By: AV Chamber of Commerce

The AV Fair Parade will take place this Saturday, August 20th at 9:00 am.  In conjunction with the parade, the High Desert Runners will host a race beginning at 7:30 am in front of All About Fitness at Sierra Highway and The BLVD.  Registration begins at 6:30 am.  The BLVD will be closed from 12th Street West to Yucca Avenue from 7:00 am to 1:00 pm for the parade and race.  10th Street West will also be closed from Jackman to Newgrove, and Sierra Highway will be closed from Jackman to Milling.  Historically, the parade is very well-attended and spectators begin gathering well before the parade to get good seats, so those of you with restaurants and retail shops might consider opening early to accommodate these potential customers.

All About Fitness, MGS Bikes and Psycho City will celebrate their grand openings

Time: August 20, 2011 from 4pm to 11pm
Location: Lancaster Blvd
Street: between Sierra Highway and Beech
City/Town: Lancaster,CA
Website or Map: http://blvdtoday.com/
Phone: 661-723-6165
Event Type: grandopening
Organized By: All About Fitness, MGS Bikes and Psycho City

All About Fitness, MGS Bikes and Psycho City will celebrate their grand openings this Saturday, August 20th.  Join them for live music, raffle prizes and giveaways, food, and more beginning at 4:00 pm on The BLVD between Sierra Highway and Beech.  Please note that this section of The BLVD will be closed from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm for this event, as it will not be re-opened during the short time between the end of the parade and the beginning of setup for the 4:00 pm event.

Youth Skate Fundraiser

Time: August 20, 2011 from 12pm to 4pm
Location: Lancaster Blvd
Street: Cedar Avenue and Milling Street
City/Town: Lancaster,CA
Website or Map: http://cityoflancaster.org
Phone: 661-723-6165
Event Type: youthskatefundraiser
Organized By: Paving the Way Foundation

Also this Saturday, there will be a Youth Skate Fundraiser sponsored by Paving the Way Foundation on Cedar Avenue from noon to 4:00 pm. Cedar Avenue will be closed from The BLVD to Milling following the Fair Parade until 4:00 pm.·

  • Laemmle BLVD Cinemas and Forge are now open next to LPAC!  Click here to read the press release about last Thursday’s grand opening gala event, and click here to visit the theater’s website.

  • Destination Lancaster, the new tourism and visitors’ bureau, is seeking coupons from local businesses to post on its website.  This is a free opportunity to promote your business.  As the site is geared toward visitors, we are particularly seeking discounts and deals from restaurant and retail-type businesses.  If you would like Destination Lancaster to consider including your business’s discount on the site, please reply to this e-mail with the complete discount details, along with a JPEG file of any graphics you’d like included.

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions or concerns related to The BLVD.

Best,

Chenin Dow

Redevelopment Assistant

City of Lancaster

44933 N. Fern Avenue

Lancaster, CA 93534

(661) 723-6165

Fax: (661) 723-6210

August 18, 2011 Posted by | city of lancaster, Lancaster blvd, lancaster blvd events, lancaster blvd grand opening, lancaster news | , , , , | Leave a comment