The historic Thurnher House is
located at the front entrance of beautiful Lacy Park (1475
Virginia Road, San Marino, CA 91108). The structure features a beautiful tiled roof,
graceful arches and quaint patio areas. Built in 1929, the
house currently serves as a community meeting location.
The Thurnher House can accommodate
gatherings of up to 20 people. The facility offers a large
conference room featuring a working fireplace and furnished with
a conference table that seats up to 20 people. An adjacent kitchen offers users a convenient place to heat and
serve refreshments. The history of Lacy Park comes alive inside
the Thurnher House, as depicted on the walls throughout the
Meeting rooms are available at no
charge to all San Marino community groups. The rooms are not
available for private functions. To reserve the Thurnher House, contact James Imahara at (626) 310-2473.
Formerly known as Stoneman School, the home of the
City’s Recreation Department is located on the northwest
corner of Huntington Drive and Granada Avenue. The address of
the Recreation Department is 1560 Pasqualito Drive. Visitors should use
the driveway and parking lot located off Huntington Drive.
A variety of activities take place
at the Recreation Department before and after school. Recreation classes,
day care and preschool are just a
few of the many activities offered. Children participating in
activities at the Recreation Department can be transported there from
their San Marino elementary school by the Student Transportation of America buses and
drivers. Recreation staff accompanies children during the ride.
Once at the Recreation Department, children are supervised by After School
Recreation Day Care staff and Recreation class instructors.
The phone number to the Recreation Department
is (626) 403-2200.
The San Marino Center is located adjacent to the Crowell Public Library
at 1800 Huntington Drive. Formerly known as the San Marino Womens’ Club, the San Marino Center currently serves as place
for special events such as baby showers, wedding receptions, meetings and recitals.
The San Marino Center can accommodate gatherings of up to 300
people. The facility offers a large banquet room, which can be
divided into two separate rooms, and has a large stage area.
Also available for use is a small but quaint meeting room, known
as the Fireside Room, which features a working fireplace and can
accommodate up to 50 people. Adjacent to both the Fireside Room
and the Banquet Room is an industrial kitchen which offers users
a convenient place to heat and serve refreshments or meals. The
rooms are available for private functions and tables and chairs for up to 300 can be provided. To reserve a room,
contact James Imahara, Facilities Coordinator, at (626) 310-2473.