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How to work your goals when you’re on vacation

Posted July 13th, 2018
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Get even more from your summer free time by becoming a better you.

Were you bored with vacation by the second day?

Stay interested and stay interesting this summer at one of these local gems. They’re all easy to get to on the bus!

What’s cooking?

Prepare delicious dishes!

From professional chefs to community foodies, Sauté Culinary Academy in Monrovia offers classes to serve every kind of cook — from beginner to advanced. They offer professional and recreational classes on a variety of subjects, featuring seasonal produce and focusing on proper techniques. For upcoming adult classes, view their schedule.

Take Line 187 to Huntington Dr and California Ave, then head west Huntington Dr. Turn right onto Ivy Ave, then left onto Colorado Blvd. The academy will be on the left. Or take Line 270 to Primrose Ave and Walnut Ave, then head north on Primrose Ave. Turn right through the alley toward Myrtle Ave, then turn left onto Myrtle Ave. Turn right onto Colorado Blvd, and the academy will be on the right. 150 E. Colorado Blvd Monrovia, CA 91016

Get in the swing of things

Metro Swing

So you think you can’t dance? Get some help from the experts at Metro Swing. Beginner and intermediate swing lessons are available in Pomona, followed by a social dance. No partner required, no experience required.

Take Line 286 or Line 480 to Garey Ave and 3rd St, then head north on Garey Ave toward 2nd St, turn right onto 2nd St, and the studio will be on the left. Or take the Silver Streak to the Pomona Transit Center, then turn left on Garey Ave, turn right onto 2nd St, and the studio will be on the left. 197 E 2nd St, Pomona, CA 91766

In stitches

sewing project

Pollard’s Sew Creative Sewing Club is an opportunity to meet during the month, learn a few new tips and techniques for better sewing, and meet some outstandingly nice people who also share the same passions. Learn a new project each time.

For the Glendora location, take Line 188 to Rte 66 and Elwood Ave, then head east Rte 66, and the store will be on the right. 1008 E. Route 66, Glendora, CA 91740 For the Arcadia location, take Line 187 to Huntington Dr and 1st St, then head west on Huntington Dr and turn left onto 1st Ave. The store will be on the right. 27 S. First Avenue, Arcadia, CA 91006

Beach reading

book art

That moment when reach the end of your latest page-turner doesn’t have to be a tragedy. Not when you can share your favorite quotes, argue over the best character, and find your next great read with a group of like-minded new friends. County of Los Angeles libraries have book clubs for any interest.

For the San Dimas Library, take Line 492 to Bonita Ave and Walnut Ave, then head west on Bonita Ave, turn right onto Walnut Ave, and the library will be on the left. 145 N Walnut Ave, San Dimas, CA 91773 For the Duarte Library, take Line 272 to Duarte Rd and Buena Vista St, then head west on Duarte Rd, turn right onto Buena Vista St, and the library will be on the left. 1301 Buena Vista St, Duarte, CA 91010 For the El Monte Library, take the Silver Streak to El Monte Station, then turn right onto Santa Anita Ave, left onto Brockway St, right onto Lexington Ave, left onto Asher St, and right onto Tyler Ave. The library will be on the left. 3224 Tyler Ave, El Monte, CA 91731 For the Claremont Library, take Line 197 to 1st St and Harvard Ave, then head east on 1st St, turn left onto Harvard Ave, and the library will be on the right. 208 Harvard Ave N, Claremont, CA 91711 (Located in Pomona College.)

Got culture?

Art at The Broad

The Broad is a contemporary art museum in downtown Los Angeles that offers free general admission. Its exhibitions aim to enrich, provoke, inspire, and foster appreciation of the art of our time. Advance tickets are available online, and are highly recommended, especially for weekend visits.

Take the Silver Streak to Grand Ave and 2nd St, which is right in front of the museum. 221 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012

We can’t wait to see where you’ll go this summer. Share your pictures with us at #foothilltransit!

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Categories: Connections, DTLA, Food, How To, Summer