Tuesday, July 12, at 3 p.m. – Tour the world! Explore Scotland through stories, games, activities, crafts and snacks at Santa Catalina Branch Library. This is a Summer Reading Club event. Be sure to pick up your passport any Pasadena public library; attend two or more world tour programs or have your passport stamped at all 10 library sites to enter a drawing for special prizes!
Tuesday, July 12, at 7:50 p.m. – If it’s dusk, it’s time for movie night on the field at Villa-Parke Community Center, 363 E. Villa St. Tonight’s feature is “Kung Fu Panda” (2008, PG). Don’t forget the lawn chairs and blankets!
Wednesday, July 13, at 10:30 a.m. – Tour the world! Explore Germany through stories, games, activities, crafts and snacks at San Rafael Branch Library, 1240 Nithsdale Rd. This is a Summer Reading Club event.
Wednesday, July 13, at 1 p.m. – This week’s film at Lamanda Park Branch Library is “Coraline” (2008, PG) with the voices of Dakota Fanning, Teri Hatcher and Ian McShane in the animated story of an adventurous girl who finds another world that is a strangely idealized version of her frustrating home, but with a few dark secrets.
Wednesday, July 13, at 7 p.m. – Do you love Pasadena’s open space areas and want to see them protected for future generations? The Draft Open Space and Conservation Element of the General Plan will be presented during a community meeting at La Casita del Arroyo.
Through Wednesday, July 13 - The deadline to take the General Plan Survey has been extended to July 13! The survey asks which land use alternative for future growth, or combination of alternatives, are preferred for six planning areas. A special newsletter with information on the alternatives with the survey was mailed to all households and businesses in mid-June.
Thursday, July 14, at 10 a.m. – Barbara Wong will tell mysterious, centuries-old tales from China and Hawaii in the Donald R. Wright Auditorium at Pasadena Central Library. This is a Summer Reading Club event.
Thursday, July 14, at 1:30 p.m. – Barbara Wong repeats her program at Allendale Branch Library.
Thursday, July 14, at 3:30 p.m. – Tour the world! Explore France and England through stories, games, activities, crafts and snacks at Lamanda Park Branch Library. This is a Summer Reading Club event.
Thursday, July 14, at 6 p.m. – Help assess Pasadena’s critical needs and funding priorities during a workshop in the Donald R. Wright Auditorium at Pasadena Central Library sponsored by the Human Services Commission.
Friday, July 15, at 6 p.m. – Bring the family for movie night at Victory Park, 2575 Paloma St. Family fun, food and music will begin at 6 p.m. and “How to Train Your Dragon” (2010, PG) will begin at dusk. Bring blankets or lawn chairs!
Saturday, July 16, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – It’s the second annual Summer Festival at Robinson Park with loads of family fun!
Saturday, July 16, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. - The second annual L.A. Street Food Fest at the Rose Bowl Stadium will feature well-known celebrity chefs, 15 gourmet food trucks, 24 restaurants, five local loncheros, eight carts and stands, and so much more that you'll have to experience it to believe it! Purchase a ticket for the session(s) of your choice, bring a picnic blanket and get ready for a tasty good time!
Through Aug. 14 and Aug. 20
It’s Summer Reading Club time with the theme One World, Many Stories through Aug. 14 for children 12 and younger and through Aug. 20 for teens. They can register at any Pasadena public library. Children will get a special reading log, stickers and book bag, then bring their reading records in when they’ve read 200 minutes to receive their prizes. Hey, teens: Every time you finish a book, magazine, graphic novel or audio book, fill out a prize entry slip with a bit of information about you and the item you’ve finished, then drop it into a specially designated prize box.
All events listed are free unless otherwise noted.
See a more comprehensive schedule of events for the same time period, including commission meetings and city council meetings, here.
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