Events are free unless otherwise noted.
Saturday, Dec. 12, at 11 a.m. -- Deanna Clark (left) and Deb Swartz of Old Town Cooking School will present a class on holiday entertaining at San Rafael Branch Library, featuring festive desserts and dishes. Enjoy sample treats and recipes to take home!
Monday, Dec. 14, at 3:30 p.m. – Enjoy Chanukah fun and festivities with musician/singer Shulamit Rosner at Lamanda Park Branch Library.
Tuesday, Dec. 15, starting at 8 a.m. – Ticketmaster will sell tickets to the Bowl Championship Series final game! This will be a sell-out so you'll have to act quickly. The final game will be played Thursday, Jan. 7, at 5 p.m. at the Rose Bowl Stadium between #2 BCS-ranked Texas Longhorns and #1 BCS-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide.
Tuesday, Dec. 15, starting at 8 a.m. -- You can also purchase tickets from Ticketmaster for the giant BCS Tailgate Party featuring the Goo Goo Dolls and Switchfoot, interactive games and attractions, children's activities and much more.
Tuesday, Dec. 15, at 6 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.
Tuesday, Dec. 15, at 7 p.m. -- Flights of Fantasy Story Theatre presents Family Night at Santa Catalina Branch Library with a holiday variety show guaranteed to delight event the crankiest Scrooge!
Wednesday, Dec. 16, at 1 p.m. -- This week's film in the Donald R. Wright Auditorium at Pasadena Central Library is "The Nightmare Before Christmas" (1993) with the voices of Chris Sarandon, Catherine Harris and Paul Reubens in the animated tale of Jack Skellington, the king of Halloweentown, who discovers Christmas Town but doesn't quite understand the concept.
Old Town Cooking School photo courtesy of Pasadena Weekly.