What’s Up, Whittier?

EPISODE 17: KEEP ON MOVING with Melinda Piña

April 27, 2017


Hey there townies! This week Jessie the Architect and Remo the Realtor interview education specialist and founder of Piña Reading Academy, Melinda Piña.

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What's Up Whittier
Email: whatsupwhittierpod@gmail.com

Piña Reading Academy
6740 Bright Ave
Whittier, CA 90601
(562) 698-7323

Colvard Learning

Remo the Realtor

Jessie the Architect

Producer Christine

Whittier API Scores

Ceres Elementary rank: 8 in Whittier
East Whittier Middle rank: 8 in Whittier*
Evergreen Elementary rank: 7 in Whittier
Granada Middle rank: 8 in Whittier
Hillview Middle rank: 6 in Whittier
La Colima Elementary rank: 7 in Whittier
Laurel Elementary rank: 6 in Whittier
Leffingwell Elementary rank: 9 in Whittier
Mulberry Elementary rank: 8 in Whittier*
Murphy Ranch Elementary rank: 10 in Whittier
Ocean View Elementary rank: 8 in Whittier*
Orchard Dale Elementary rank: 8 in Whittier
Scott Avenue Elementary rank: 7 in Whittier

Community Corkboard

Brain Games Club
Who: Children ages 6-12
What: Crafts, games, activities featuring STEAM, Science Technology Engineering Arts Mathematics
When: Every Thursday at 4p.m.
Where:Whittier Public Library, 7344 Washington Ave

Whittier Farmer’s Market
What: Farmer’s Market
When: Every Friday 8 am- 1 pm
Where: Corner of Philadelphia & Bright

2nd Annual Unofficial Whittier Marathon
What: Don MrLA hosts his 2nd Annual Unofficial Whittier Marathon
When: Saturday, April 29 at 7:30 AM
-The Marathon will start at Whittier City Hall, 13230 Penn St
-The Half-Marathon start will be approximately at 9:45 AM at the Whittier Dog Park (on Philadelphia, right across from Whittier High)
-The One Mile (walk/run) will start: at approximately 11:45 AM right under the clock at the Nixon Building (the corner of Greenleaf & Philadelphia)
-The Ten Foot (crawl): will start close to 12:00 PM noon, exactly ten feet north of the 6740 on Greenleaf

The full route will hit all of our major landmarks: WACC, La Serna HS, Whittwood Towne Center, Parnell Park, Cal High, Greenway Trail, Whittier High, Rose Hills, Palm Park, Pioneer High, PIH, Whittier College, Central Park and  of course, Uptown Whittier.

For more information, people can message Don MrLA on Facebook, as the Facebook event is private and you need to be invited by the host.

Wednesday Night Stroll & Art Scene
What: Uptown Whittier art stroll
When: May 10, 2017 from 5:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.
Where: Uptown Whitter, various shops

Piña Reading Academy summer program
What: Summer tutoring for your kiddos!
When:June 19-July 20, Monday-Thursday, 9:00a.m.-12:00p.m.
Where: Piña Reading Academy, 6740 Bright Ave, Whittier, CA 90601

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