1. Did you know of Arcadia now offers Zumba classes? A fitness craze begun in 2001 by Columbian-born Beto Perez, Zumba is a "fitness party" grounded in Latin dance. There are more than 10 million Zumba devotees around the world in 110 countries—and it’s not hard to see why: Zumba is where dance and fitness meet in an exciting, easy-to-follow format that allows both the non-dancer and professional dancer to walk away with a smile. Today, Curves offers Zumba from 8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. Get your heart rate pumping, and burn those calories. Read more about Zumba here. If you don't have a membership, don't worry! They offer a free week to new members. Check it out on their site. 1436 S. Baldwin Ave., 626-446-2420.
2. In nearby Pasadena, it's the weekly Farmer's Market! From 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., venture over for fresh vegetables and fruit. The vendors only sell what they grow! Lemons for lemonade, apples for pie, broccoli for steaming and so much more! 363 E Villa St., Pasadena, 91101, 626-449-0179.
3. If you're a basketball fan, note that there is a boys basketball game today at . The boys will be playing John Muir High School at 5 p.m. Or, if you're more interested in soccer, there's a also a soccer game against Crescenta Valley High School earlier in the day at 3:30 p.m. Come cheer on the Apaches! 180 Campus Dr., 626-821-8370.
4. City Council will have their biweekly meeting today from 5:30 p.m. -10 p.m. at . One of the hot issues on the agenda is a discussion of the current that was established in August. 240 W. Huntington Dr., 626-574-5400.
5. Heads up! Every month, Vroman's Bookstore hosts several book club meetings. Next month's "Amnesty International" series' discussion will be on Toni Morrison's A Mercy. Morrison is a Pulitzer and Nobel Laureate winner, with titles like Beloved, Jazz, Sula and The Bluest Eye to her credit. Mercy, published in 2008, explores what lies beneath the "surface of slavery" in early America. This month, read up in preparation for the book club's date on Feb. 20 at 6:30 p.m. Click here to view other book clubs in association with Vroman's. 695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, 91101, 626-449-5320.