By Diana Blidy Throughout the year, Morningside residents will be taking a fictional trip along The Mother Road, with a “stop” each month at a different state along the way. The official kick-off party was held in January and featured a fabulous Doo-Wop group. In February, we celebrated the city of Chicago, Illinois, the starting… Read More »
BELOW ARE SOME “FUN FACTS” AND THE TWELVE MOST INTERESTING THINGS TO SEE IF YOU EVER GET A CHANCE TO TRAVEL THROUGH MISSOURI ON THE REAL ROUTE 66: The World’s Second-Largest Rocking Chair: Located in Fanning, MO, the 42-foot tall rocking chair made of steel pipes boasts 31.5 foot long rockers, each weighing one ton…. Read More »
Historical impersonator and lecturer, Peter Small, recently presented an informative program as George Washington. In character, Mr. Small, as America’s first President, delighted the audience with his wit and with stories of President Washington’s life. Peter Small lectures at Morningside every Monday afternoon and covers many aspects of American and world history.
• Kellogg House and Horse Show, Cal Poly Pomona • Clayes Collage Concert, Cal State Fullerton • “Maple and Vine,” STAGEStheatre • Destination Walk, El Dorado Park • “The Cherry Orchard,” Young Theatre at Cal State Fullerton • SAS Shoes Trip, Orange • Pechanga Resort & Casino, Temecula • Descanso Gardens, La Cañada Flintridge
• Destination Walk, El Dorado Park, Long Beach • “9 to 5: The Musical,” Curtis Theatre, Brea • “Celtic Nights: Oceans of Hope,” Haugh Performing Arts Center at Citrus College • “Abbey Roads: Colorful Songs/Broadway,” Almansor Court, Alhambra • La Mirada Symphony, La Mirada Theatre • Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM), Los Angeles
Getting our Kicks on Route 66 The fabulous Doo-Wop, group Street Corner Renaissance, recently performed at the Morningside Route 66-themed party. Their vivaciousness and personalities were as wonderful as their pitch-perfect voices as they sang songs that took us traveling down the Mother Road. Every month throughout the year, we will be celebrating with food,… Read More »
PATCHWORK By Mary Raymond A little here, a little there, Loose ends and fragments rife; The hurry-scurry people lead A helter-skelter life. Although we flutter to and fro Through projects left undone, The color and variety Combined with bits of fun Make all the pieces one!
We Celebrated the Holidays in Style! Singers Elite The holiday season at Morningside was filled with music, festivities and fun. The amazing Singers Elite caroling group provided lovely musical entertainment during the annual outdoor tree-lighting ceremony. Their beautiful voices and holiday spirit added just the right touch to the event as we awaited the arrival… Read More »
• “Muzeo Express: Trains!,” Muzeo Museum and Cultural Center, Anaheim • “Titanic: The Musical,” Candlelight Pavilion, Dinner Theater, Claremont • “Driving Miss Daisy,” The Laguna Playhouse • “Pompeii,” Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, Simi Valley • Old Town Music Hall, El Segundo • “Murder on the Nile,” STAGEStheatre, Fullerton • “1776: The Musical,” La Mirada Theatre
• “Christmas Is!,” Haugh Performing Arts • Rogers Gardens, South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa • Golden State British Brass Band, St. Andrews Church • “The Magic of Christmas,” La Mirada Theatre • Local Holiday Lights Tour #1, Surrounding Cities • Local Holiday Lights Tour #2, Surrounding Cities • Holidays at the Morongo Hotel/Casino, Cabazon