Friday, June 3, 2011

Looking for Something to Do?

Saturday, June 4, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Get Healthy Pasadena is a day of free health screenings, healthy food and lifestyle demonstrations and activities, talks by leading health professionals, live music and much more at Pasadena Senior Center and Memorial Park. Pre-register here or call (626) 389-2758.

Saturday, June 4, from 10 to 11 a.m. – A new tree has been planted at the top of the Victory Park’s “V” garden at the northeast corner of Altadena Drive and Paloma Street in recognition of former Pasadena City Councilman Steve Haderlein’s 12 years of service to District 4. Stop by and see the tree, greet Steve and enjoy this very special section of the park.

Saturday, June 4, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Bring your family and friends to an open house at the Pasadena Police Department Heliport! See the helicopters up close, meet the pilots, see K-9s in action, watch CSI demonstrations, enjoy refreshments and much more.

Monday, June 6 -- Is your child or teen the artsy type? Today’s the deadline for entries in PWP’s water conservation poster art contest.

Tuesday, June 7, at 6 p.m. – Wondering why all that road construction is being done on North Los Robles and when it will be completed? Learn all about it during a community meeting hosted by Pasadena City Councilwoman Jacque Robinson.

Tuesday, June 7, at 6:30 p.m. – This is your final opportunity to meet with City Manager Michael Beck and give him your input on the ideal qualities the next director of public works should possess and the issues the director should be prepared to undertake.

Wednesday, June 8, at 1 p.m. – This week’s film in the Donald R. Wright Auditorium at Pasadena Central Library is “Charly” (1968, PG) adapted from the novel “Flowers for Algernon” by Daniel Keyes. The film stars Cliff Robertson, who won the Academy Award for his role as a developmentally challenged man who gradually develops a genius-level IQ following experimental surgery and then learns it won’t last long.

Wednesday, June 8, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. – The community is invited to a reception welcoming Mercy Santoro, the new director of the Human Services and Recreation Department.

Saturday, June 11, from noon to 7 p.m. – It’s Pasadena’s 125th birthday party extravaganza at the Pasadena Museum of History, complete with a cake created by chefs from Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts, live music, dance, theater, storytelling, exhibitions, children’s activities and much more! Admission, activities and birthday cake are free; food prepared by local restaurants will be offered for sale. Birthday events are also scheduled throughout the summer at City Hall, the Rose Bowl Stadium, Memorial Park and other locations.

Admission is free to all of these events. See a more comprehensive schedule of events sponsored by the City of Pasadena for the same time period, including city council and commission meetings, here.

See more community events (and add your own) at

Many thanks to Kevin Joyce for the photo from the 2010 heliport open house and Pasadena Museum of History for the 125th birthday photo.

1 comment:

Cafe Pasadena said...

I know 1 or 2 of the people behind Getting Pasadena Healthy. So, better late than never: guys, you're in good hands with that group!