Saturday, July 31, at 11 a.m. – Deb Swartz of Old Town Cooking School will show you how to make simple summer salad suppers at San Rafael Branch Library, 1240 Nithsdale Rd. You’ll even get samples to enjoy and recipes to take home! 744-7270.
Sunday, Aug. 1 -- Pasadena ARTS Bus service changes begin today, including elimination of Sunday service.
Monday, Aug. 2, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. – Calling all teens! Learn how to calculate your net worth, create a budget and establish a financial portfolio at Pasadena Central Library, 285 E. Walnut St. Parents are welcome, too. 744-4766.
Tuesday, Aug. 3, from 1 to 3 p.m. – Registered nurses from Huntington Hospital will present the first workshop in a six-week series titled “Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions” designed for individuals with chronic illness and/or their caregivers at San Rafael Branch Library, 1240 Nithsdale Rd. Registration is required: 744-7270.
Tuesday, Aug. 3, from 6 to 9 p.m. – It’s National Night Out hosted by the Pasadena Police Department! Come on over to Jefferson Park (Villa Street at Hamilton Avenue) for BBQ by Pasadena firefighters (from 7 p.m. until the food’s gone), face painting, games and plenty of fun. 744-7650.
Wednesday, Aug. 4, at 7:30 a.m. – Walk around the Rose Bowl Loop with Mayor Bill Bogaard!
Wednesday, Aug. 4, at 1 p.m. – This week’s film in the Donald R. Wright Auditorium at Pasadena Central Library is “All Roads Lead Home” (2008, PG) starring Peter Coyote, Peter Boyle and Vivien Cardone in the story of Belle, a 12-year-old girl whose father struggles to raise her after the death of his wife/her mother, and the puppy who changes Belle’s life and the lives of those who love her.
Wednesday, Aug. 4, at 7:30 p.m. – It’s City of Pasadena Night at the Staples Center as the WNBA’s Los Angeles Sparks take on the Chicago Sky. VIP floor seats for Pasadena residents, employees, their families and friends are just $17.50!
Thursday, Aug. 5, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Teens are invited to compete in a Monopoly tournament at Pasadena Central Library. Stay out of jail and test your skills – Boardwalk and Park Place await! Two 90-minute rounds will be played, and lunch and snacks will be provided. Registration is required: 744-4766.
Saturday, Aug. 7, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. – City Councilman Chris Holden hosts his annual District 3 block party including refreshments, live entertainment, raffles, information booths, hands-only CPR training and food barbecued by Pasadena firefighters. You don’t have to be a resident of District 3 to attend.
Tuesday, Aug. 10, at 6:30 p.m. – What are you looking for in Pasadena’s next planning director? Attend a community meeting in the Council Chamber (S249) at Pasadena City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Ave., and give the city manager your opinion.
Through Aug. 15 -- Check out ongoing summer reading programs for children and teens, including plenty of free events and activities!
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