All events are free and sponsored by the City of Pasadena.
Tuesday, Dec. 1, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Receive free one-on-one personal job training assistance from a Women at Work counselor at La Pintoresca Branch Library, 1355 N. Raymond Ave. This is open to men, too! Call 744-7268 for your appointment.
Tuesday, Dec. 1, from 1 to 4 p.m. – Calling all doodlers, squigglers and scribblers ages 5 to 12: Tap into your inner creativity learning the fundamentals of sketching and painting at Hastings Branch Library, 3325 E. Orange Grove Blvd. Teachers from the Art Studio in Pasadena will help you create your own masterpiece! Call (626) 744-7262 to sign up.
Tuesday, Dec. 1, at 2:30 p.m. – If you work for a local non-profit organization and are interested in applying for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and other funding, learn more about the RFP process and evaluation criteria during a meeting at Jackie Robinson Center, 1020 N. Fair Oaks Ave. (626) 744-8318.
Wednesday, Dec. 2, at 7:30 a.m. – Join Mayor Bill Bogaard, Tournament of Roses Acting President Jeff Throop, and 2010 Rose Queen Natalie Innocenzi and her Royal Court for a 3.3-mile walk around the Rose Bowl Loop. Meet at Gate A at the stadium. (626) 797-7238.
Wednesday, Dec. 2, at 1 p.m. – This week’s film in the Donald R. Wright Auditorium at Pasadena Central Library, 285 E. Walnut St., is “The Ultimate Gift” (2006) starring James Garner, Drew Fuller and Abigail Breslin in the story of a recently deceased man who wills to his grandson the “gifts” of work, money, friends and learning – each challenging the young man in improbable ways. (626) 744-4066.
Wednesday, Dec. 2, at 6:30 p.m. – Book Chit Chat at Hastings Branch Library, 3325 E. Orange Grove Blvd., will feature “Don Benito Wilson” by Nat Read. (626) 744-7262.
Tuesday, Dec. 8, at 5:30 p.m. – The annual tree-lighting ceremony at Pasadena City Hall is always a community favorite! (626) 744-4755.