Placentia Events

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Farmer’s Market: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays off of Santa Fe Avenue in Downtown Placentia.

Flexible Seniors: The Placentia-Linda Hospital and Fullerton YMCA are helping seniors with their flexibility and range of motion through chair yoga class. Classes are held from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays at Cornerstone Methodist Church, 2050 Valencia Ave. and cost $20 per month. Information: 714.879.9622.

Speak Up: The city wants to hear residents’ ideas on community improvements. Residents can submit their ideas and have other residents comment or vote on them at Placentia.org/communityvoice. City staffers have posted some topics on which they are seeking feedback.

Fire Safety: The Orange County Fire Authority is offering free fire-alert devices to people who are deaf or hard-of-hearing and live in multi-family home in the area. Information: 714.573.6153.

Oil Recycling: The city is providing residents with free 15-qt. containers for used motor oil and filters. Visit the Engineering counter at City Hall to obtain them. Information: 714.993.8148.

A Line of Hope: The city has teamed up with HopeLine, a Verizon program to help victims of domestic violence, for a cellphone program. Residents can drop off old cellphones, chargers and batteries at City Hall and also at the police station in boxes set out for that purpose. Information: 714.993.8117.

P-Town: The city has the P-Town Informer, an electronic community newsletter with tidbits from the latest City Council meeting, a police reports summary and other committee meeting summaries. Information: Placentia.org/list.aspx.

Watch It: The City Council meetings can now be seen on the internet in addition to airing on cable. Information: Placentia.org.

What To Do? The city’s quarterly recreation guide is online at Placentia.org. Listed are activities and classes for all ages and information on city happenings.

Senior Transportation: The Placentia Senior Center, 143 S. Bradford Ave., offers free transportation to and from the center for residents of Placentia. Information: 714.986.2332.

Flower Group: The Southern California Orchid Species Society meets every second Sunday of the month at 2 p.m. at the Placentia Public Library, 411 E. Chapman Ave. The meetings are free; the annual membership is $5, which includes a monthly newsletter. Information: www.socalorchidspecies.com.

Toastmasters: The Figures of Speech Toastmasters offers its members help reaching their speaking goals. The club meets every second and fourth Tuesday of the month from 7:15 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Denny’s meeting room, 108 E. Orangethorpe Ave. Information: figuresofspeech2565@yahoo.com.

Book Sale: The Placentia Library Friends Foundation holds its monthly used book sale from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. the second Sunday of most months on the back loading dock at the library, 411 E. Chapman Ave. Proceeds will help pay for library programs. Information: 714.528.1906.

Free Bread: Placentia Neighborhood Services distributes bread to the community at 9 a.m. every Monday and at 10 a.m. on Wednesdays. The distribution is made at the Whitten Community Center, 900 S. Melrose Ave. Information: 714.986.2333.

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