Community & Events

Celebrating Madison’s New School Community Garden

Madison Elementary School has a new garden. Thanks to a grant from the Pasadena Community Gardens Conservancy to PEF and PUSD, the new Madison Elementary garden will bring families, school staff, and the community together to cultivate a healthy environment and serve as an outdoor classroom for more than 430…...

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Friendship Benches Are Here

“For whatever reason, if they’re having a bad day, they can sit on the bench and let somebody know that they need a friend.” – Acacia Woodley (age 15) Founder of Tiny Girl Big Dream Thanks to the help of a generous community member, four random elementary schools were chosen…...

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Caterpillars, Cocoons, and Butterflies at Jackson

What can be more wonderful than releasing new butterflies? 150 students from Andrew Jackson Elementary School learned about life cycles in nature by caring for their own caterpillars, watching their cocoons, and finally releasing there newly hatched butterflies into the wild....

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