Signature Events

All of our Signature Events are major fundraisers for the Community Center. We are grateful to the many sponsors, donors and the community members for supporting us so that we may continue to offer enriching programs for all ages year round.

Adult Spelling Bee

Join us on Saturday, February 29 from 4:30pm - 6:30pm in the Main Room of the Community Center to watch adults reclaim some childhood glory and prove all those English classes paid off as they attempt to spell various words, whilst having a beverage in hand. This event is for ADULTS ONLY (21+). You can participate as a contestant or a spectator. Beverages and a nacho bar will be served. Grab a bite and drink while you watch. A trophy will be rewarded to the prestigious winner.

Purchase tickets HERE

Western Round-Up

The Western Round-Up is the Preschool’s largest fundraiser for the year, organized by the Parent Board and Parent Committees. Celebrating its 27th year in 2020, the Western Round-Up has become a much anticipated event for the not only current Preschool families, but also Preschool Alumni and the community as a whole.  

The event will be held Saturday tba, 2020 from 10:00am until 2:00pm in the Preschool/Community Center parking lot. For more information on ticket sales, silent auction and more please visit the Preschool Website at:

Taste with the Somms

A unique wine and gourmet cheese pairing with some of our favorite Sommeliers featuring Rose, Sancerre and California Reds and Whites.

Sunday, April TBA  from 2:00-4:00pm our event will be held at the Lanterman House and presented by Le Petit Vendome. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Community Center of La Cañada Flintridge and The Lanterman Historical Museum Foundation.


Spring and Holiday Ceramic Sale

Twice a year we have our annual Spring Ceramic Sale (May 11th & 12th, 2019) and our Holiday Ceramic Sale (December 13th, 14th, 15th, 2019). Over 50 local artists come together to sell their work that ranges from everyday useful items to gallery works of art. It’s a feast for the eyes. Not to be missed as there is something for everyone.


Casino Night

Our annual Casino Night is a community favorite. Our Casino Night kicks off Fiesta Days on Memorial Weekend here in our town of La Cañada Flintridge. An evening of fine food, drink and great company.  Our Poker Tournament is the highlight of the evening. There is something for everyone.  The date this year is Friday, TBA, 2020 from 6:30pm-10:30pm. 


Thanksgiving Day Run & Food Drive

Please join us this year for our 26th annual on Thursday, November 28th, 2019.

The Thanksgiving Day 5K Run/Walk has been a local tradition and a community favorite with families, athletes, and community supporters of all types for two decades. The race is professionally timed, and begins promptly at 8:30am at Memorial Park in La Cañada.

The Kids’ Mile Run is a family fun event geared for children 12 and under. Parents are encouraged to run alongside registered children at no additional cost. Kids will receive a t-shirt before the race and an award as they cross the finish line! The 1 Mile Kids’ Run will begin promptly at 9:30am at Memorial Park in La Cañada.

The Community Centers Thanksgiving Day Food Drive is the largest Food Drive in the Foothill communities.  Canned and non-perishable food is collected during the month of November at locations in La Cañada, La Crescenta and Montrose.  Non-perishable donations are distributed by the Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station to local families in need. In 2018, the food collected served over 160 families.