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Exhibitions: June Wayne and Time, Space & Matter

Arts and Culture Details: June Wayne: Paintings, Prints, and Tapestries and Time, Space & Matter: Five Installations Exploring Natural Phenomena are the exhibitions at PMCA May 4–August 31, 2014. Wednesday–Sunday, 12–5pm; third Thursday of every month, 5–8pm The museum is closed July 4, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day. Audience: Adults. Cost: $7 adults, $5 seniors and students. Sponsors: Pasadena Museum of California Art. Sunday, July 27, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Pasadena Museum of California Art 490 East Union Street Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit pmcaonline.org.

Jazz in the Rainforest

Central Details: No details available. By invitation only. Audience: *All Ages. Sunday, July 27, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Pasadena Central Library Auditorium 285 E. Walnut St. Pasadena CA 91101.

Local Author Day - Don Baird and Michael W. Monk

Arts and Culture Details: Vroman's Bookstore proudly presents Don Baird as he discusses and signs Haiku: The Interior & Exterior of Being and Michael W. Monk as he discusses and signs The Tragedy of Orenthal, Prince of Brentwood. Audience: *All Ages. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Vroman's Bookstore. Sunday, July 27, 2014, 4:00 PM. Vroman's Bookstore 695 E. Colorado Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit www.vromansbookstore.com.

Old Pasadena Film Festival

Arts and Culture Details: The Old Pasadena Film Festival, a month-long, free movie series, featuring 23 screenings in predominantly outdoor locations returns July 5 – 27. This annual summer film program celebrates motion picture in all of its forms offering a variety of audience-pleasing movie titles and genres.  SATURDAY, JULY 5 Attack of the Killer Tomatoes (1978) – 83 min Central Park, 275 S. Raymond Ave. – 7:00PM Music+Food; 8:30PM Film Moonrise Kingdom (2012) – 94 min One Colorado, 41 Hugus Alley 8:30PM… Audience: *All Ages. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Old Pasadena Management District. Sunday, July 27, 2014, 7:00 PM – 10:30 PM. 5 different venues Pasadena CA. For more info visit www.oldpasadena.org.

Art Classes for Children

Arts and Culture Details: Preschool and beginning classes focus on introducing a variety of materials, concepts and techniques. Classes are filled with challenging, playful and imaginative activities. Classes for older children are designed to enhance skills, broaden concepts, and provide an expanded creative experience. (We kindly ask that children be toilet trained.) For more information call 626-792-5101. Audience: Children. Cost: $90 and up. Monday, July 28, 2014, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Armory Center for the Arts, 145 North Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA. For more info visit armoryarts.org.

Open Computer Lab Time

La Pintoresca Details: Use our computers and explore Mango Languages, FC Search Online, and the 2012 Microsoft Office Suite at your own pace. Call 626-744-7268 for reservations. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: La Pintoresca Branch Library. Monday, July 28, 2014, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. La Pintoresca Branch Library Technology Learning Center 1355 N Raymond AVE Pasadena, CA 91103. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Summer Art Camp

Arts and Culture Details: Mithila Nepal Art Gallery invites students of all ages to Art Classes to help them explore their creative imaginations. We have instructors helping students based on their class requirements and we maintain small class sizes, so each pupil receives the personal attention necessary for their artistic growth. We design packages based on parents demand for their kids in which students can explore a number of techniques, including drawing, pens, colors, watercolor and acrylic colors. Each student… Audience: *All Ages. Cost: Starting from $50.00. Sponsors: Mithila Nepal Art Gallery, Janakpur Handicraft Center. Monday, July 28, 2014, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Mithila Nepal Art Gallery 465 Converse Alley pasadena CA 91101.

Middle School Drawing

Arts and Culture Details: Students will learn basic drawing skills from simple sketches to finished works. They’ll develop drawing techniques through the study of line, space, value, form and composition. They will draw from observation to gradually build knowledge and gain experience through the use of various techniques. For more information call 626-792-5101. Audience: Teens. Cost: $90 and up. Sponsors: Armory Center for the Arts. Monday, July 28, 2014, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Armory Center for the Arts, 145 North Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA. For more info visit armoryarts.org.

Great Literature Discussion Group

Lamanda Park Details: Adults gather weekly to discuss the selected classic. A Pasadena Public Library Book Group. Parking: Parking adjacent to the library Telephone: 626-744-7266. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Lamanda Park Branch. Monday, July 28, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Lamanda Park Branch Library 140 S Altadena DR Pasadena, CA 91107. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Art Magicians

Arts and Culture Details: Students will use an array of materials to make magic wands, wizard hats and their own magic words. Don’t miss the magical experience. For more information call 626-792-5101. Audience: Children. Cost: $90 and up. Sponsors: Armory Center for the Arts. Monday, July 28, 2014, 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM. Armory Center for the Arts, 145 North Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA. For more info visit armoryarts.org.

Crazy Creatures

Arts and Culture Details: Students will explore different kinds of creatures through stories, drawing, painting, collage and movement. They’ll also make costumes to transform themselves into the creatures they imagine. For more information call 626-792-5101. Audience: Children. Cost: $90 and up. Sponsors: Armory Center for the Arts. Monday, July 28, 2014, 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM. Armory Center for the Arts, 145 North Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA. For more info visit armoryarts.org.

Kid's Summer Cinema

La Pintoresca Details: For movie title call (626) 744-7268. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Monday, July 28, 2014, 1:00 PM. La Pintoresca Branch 1355 North Raymond Avenue Pasadena, CA 91103. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Rave Reviews

Lamanda Park Details: Meets monthly on the 4th Monday. Adults are invited to listen to reviews of the latest book arrivals. The book reviews feature a variety of genres and include some staff picks. Light refreshments served. A Pasadena Public Library Book Group. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library, Lamanda Park Branch. Monday, July 28, 2014, 2:00 PM. Lamanda Park Branch Library 140 S Altadena Drive Pasadena, CA 91107. For more info visit www.cityofpasadena.net.

Carnival of the Animals

San Rafael Details: Hear the parade of animals from paws to claws with Camille Saint-Saens’ best loved work. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Monday, July 28, 2014, 2:00 PM. San Rafael Branch 1240 Nithsdale Road Pasadena, CA 91105. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Computer Basics in English & Spanish

Villa Parke Community Center Details: Offered in English and Spanish every Monday except holidays. Call 626-744-6510 for more information. Audience: *All Ages. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Villa Parke Branch Library. Monday, July 28, 2014, 2:00 PM. Villa Parke Branch Library 363 E Villa Street Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

My Paintings

Arts and Culture Details: We’ll explore paintings, pictures and stories and the places they take us. Then using many colors of paint, and many ways to paint, we will create our own paintings to display at home. For more information call 626-792-5101. Audience: Children. Cost: $90 and up. Sponsors: Armory Center for the Arts. Monday, July 28, 2014, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM. Armory Center for the Arts, 145 North Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA. For more info visit armoryarts.org.

Barks and Books

La Pintoresca Details: Children read a story to a gentle, well-trained dog. This program is made possible by volunteers from the Pasadena Humane Society. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library, Pasadena Humane Society. Monday, July 28, 2014, 3:00 PM. La Pintoresca Branch Library 1355 N Raymond Avenue Pasadena, CA 91103. For more info visit www.cityofpasadena.net.

Open Computer Lab Time

Villa Parke Community Center Details: Use our computers and explore Mango Languages, FC Search Online, and the 2012 Microsoft Office Suite at your own pace. Call 626-744-6510 for reservations. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Monday, July 28, 2014, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Villa Parke Community Center Library 363 East Villa Street Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Finance Committee

City Council, Commissions & Committees Details: Regular meetings on the 2nd and 4th Monday For more information: 626-744-4350 Staff Rep Andrew Green, Director of Finance agreen@cityofpasadena.net. Audience: *All Ages. Cost: Free. Sponsors: City of Pasadena. Monday, July 28, 2014, 4:00 PM. Pasadena City Hall Council Chambers Room S249 100 N Garfield Ave Pasadena CA 91109. For more info visit ww2.cityofpasadena.net.

Adult Drawing

Arts and Culture Details: Students will learn drawing skills from simple sketches to finished works. They’ll develop drawing techniques such as how to create space, value, form and composition. Students will look at works by old masters as well as contemporary artists to gain inspiration and develop personal style when approaching drawing and painting. For more information call 626-792-5101. Audience: Adults. Cost: $90 and up. Sponsors: Armory Center for the Arts. Monday, July 28, 2014, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Armory Center for the Arts, 145 North Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA. For more info visit armoryarts.org.

City Council

City Council, Commissions & Committees Details: Weekly, Mondays, 6:30 PM, closed session 5:30 PM Parking: On street parking in Civic area Contact: City Clerk's Office Telephone: 626-744-4124 Email: cityclerk@cityofpasadena.net. Audience: *All Ages. Cost: Free. Sponsors: City of Pasadena. Monday, July 28, 2014, 6:30 PM. Pasadena City Hall Council Chambers - Room 247 100 N. Garfield Ave. Pasadena, CA 91109. For more info visit www.cityofpasadena.net.

Pajama Storytime

Hastings Details: Kids, put on your pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal to the library for bedtime stories that are sure to inspire sweet dreams. Every Monday at 7:00 pm. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Monday, July 28, 2014, 7:00 PM. Hastings Branch Library 3325 E Orange Grove Blvd Pasadena, CA 91107. For more info visit pasadenapubliclibrary.net.

Author Event - Deborah Harkness

Arts and Culture Details: Vroman's Bookstore proudly presents Deborah Harkness as she discusses & signs The Book of Life. Audience: *All Ages. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Vroman's Bookstore. Monday, July 28, 2014, 7:00 PM. Vroman's Bookstore 695 E. Colorado Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit www.vromansbookstore.com.

Welcome To Theadoraland

Arts and Culture Details: "Welcome to Theadoraland" the event title that coincides with the upcoming album release for punk band "The Theadora Kelly Project," as they kick off their July residency at The Boulevard Bar in Pasadena. Every Monday night starting at 8:00 pm. Opening act "Yours Cruelly" kicks off the night from 8:00 - 8:30, then karaoke until 10:00 pm. The Theadora Kelly Project takes the stage at 10:00 for a powerful hour long set not to be missed. Free show, 21+ one drink minimum. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: The Theadora Kelly Project, Not Dead Yet Records, The Boulevard Bar, TKP Films, Inc. Monday, July 28, 2014, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM. The Boulevard 3199 E Foothill Blvd Pasadena, California 91107. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Art Classes for Children

Arts and Culture Details: Preschool and beginning classes focus on introducing a variety of materials, concepts and techniques. Classes are filled with challenging, playful and imaginative activities. Classes for older children are designed to enhance skills, broaden concepts, and provide an expanded creative experience. (We kindly ask that children be toilet trained.) For more information call 626-792-5101. Audience: Children. Cost: $90 and up. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Armory Center for the Arts, 145 North Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA. For more info visit armoryarts.org.

Pasadena Certified Farmers Market

General activities and events Details: Buy directly from the farmer that grows the foodand enjoy fresh, delicious locally grown, nutritious fruits, vegetables and farm products. We also have vendors offering jams, jellies, fish, and more, but we do not permit craft vendors. Held every Tuesday. Parking: Free. Telephone: 626-449-0179. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Certified Farmers Market. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Villa Parke Center 363 E. Villa Street Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit pasadenafarmersmarket.org.

Open Computer Lab Time

La Pintoresca Details: Use our computers and explore Mango Languages, FC Search Online, and the 2012 Microsoft Office Suite at your own pace. Call 626-744-7268 for reservations. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: La Pintoresca Branch Library. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. La Pintoresca Branch Library Technology Learning Center 1355 N Raymond AVE Pasadena, CA 91103. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Summer Art Camp

Arts and Culture Details: Mithila Nepal Art Gallery invites students of all ages to Art Classes to help them explore their creative imaginations. We have instructors helping students based on their class requirements and we maintain small class sizes, so each pupil receives the personal attention necessary for their artistic growth. We design packages based on parents demand for their kids in which students can explore a number of techniques, including drawing, pens, colors, watercolor and acrylic colors. Each student… Audience: *All Ages. Cost: Starting from $50.00. Sponsors: Mithila Nepal Art Gallery, Janakpur Handicraft Center. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Mithila Nepal Art Gallery 465 Converse Alley pasadena CA 91101.

Infant Storytime

Central Details: Storytime for infants age 0-17 months, and their parent or caregiver. By pre-registration only. Registration is for the entire season, NOT for a single storytime. Registration is limited to 25 families at a time. Summer Session • June 17 - August 19. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Central Library. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 9:20 AM – 9:50 AM. Pasadena Central Library Story Room 285 E. Walnut St. Pasadena CA 91101. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Toddler Storytime

Central Details: Storytime for toddlers age 18-36 months, and their parent or caregiver. By pre-registration only. Registration is for the entire season, NOT for a single storytime. Registration is limited to 25 families at a time. Summer Session • June 17 - August 19. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Central Library. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM. Pasadena Central Library Story Room 285 E. Walnut St. Pasadena CA 91101. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Fresh Start Tuesday

La Pintoresca Details: Free one-on-one career development assistance from a Women At Work career counselor. Sign up online or call 744-7268 for your appointment. Offered in English and Spanish the last Tuesday of each month. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library, Women at Work. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 10:15 AM – 10:30 AM. La Pintoresca Branch Library 1355 N Raymond Avenue Pasadena, CA 91103. For more info visit www.cityofpasadena.net.

Preschool Storytime

Hill Avenue Details: Join us for stories, fingerplays, flannelboards, songs and a movie. A craft to make and take home will follow the program. Weekly.  Summer Session • June 15 - August 23 For more information call 626-744-7264. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 10:30 AM. Hill Avenue Branch Library 55 S Hill Ave Pasadena, CA 91106. For more info visit www.cityofpasadena.net.

Preschool Storytime

Lamanda Park Details: Stories, fingerplays, fun and a craft to take home. For preschoolers ages 3-5 years old. Weekly. Summer Session • June 17 - August 23. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library, Lamanda Park Branch. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 10:30 AM. Lamanda Park Branch Library 140 S Altadena Dr Pasadena, CA 91107. For more info visit www.cityofpasadena.net.

Fresh Start Tuesday

La Pintoresca Details: Free one-on-one career development assistance from a Women At Work career counselor. Sign up online or call 744-7268 for your appointment. Offered in English and Spanish the last Tuesday of each month. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library, Women at Work. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 10:30 AM – 10:45 AM. La Pintoresca Branch Library 1355 N Raymond Avenue Pasadena, CA 91103. For more info visit www.cityofpasadena.net.

Preschool Storytime

Villa Parke Community Center Details: Come join us as we read your favorite children books and show scholastic movies. Weekly.  Summer Session • June 17 - August 23. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 10:30 AM. Villa Parke Branch Library 363 E. Villa Street Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit pasadenapubliclibrary.

Fresh Start Tuesday

La Pintoresca Details: Free one-on-one career development assistance from a Women At Work career counselor. Sign up online or call 744-7268 for your appointment. Offered in English and Spanish the last Tuesday of each month. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library, Women at Work. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 10:45 AM – 11:00 AM. La Pintoresca Branch Library 1355 N Raymond Avenue Pasadena, CA 91103. For more info visit www.cityofpasadena.net.

Fresh Start Tuesday

La Pintoresca Details: Free one-on-one career development assistance from a Women At Work career counselor. Sign up online or call 744-7268 for your appointment. Offered in English and Spanish the last Tuesday of each month. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library, Women at Work. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 11:00 AM – 11:15 AM. La Pintoresca Branch Library 1355 N Raymond Avenue Pasadena, CA 91103. For more info visit www.cityofpasadena.net.

Toddler Storytime

Central Details: Storytime for toddlers age 18-36 months, and their parent or caregiver. By pre-registration only. Registration is for the entire season, NOT for a single storytime. Registration is limited to 25 families at a time. Summer Session • June 17 - August 19. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Central Library. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. Pasadena Central Library Story Room 285 E. Walnut St. Pasadena CA 91101. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Fresh Start Tuesday

La Pintoresca Details: Free one-on-one career development assistance from a Women At Work career counselor. Sign up online or call 744-7268 for your appointment. Offered in English and Spanish the last Tuesday of each month. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library, Women at Work. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 11:15 AM – 11:30 AM. La Pintoresca Branch Library 1355 N Raymond Avenue Pasadena, CA 91103. For more info visit www.cityofpasadena.net.

Fresh Start Tuesday

La Pintoresca Details: Free one-on-one career development assistance from a Women At Work career counselor. Sign up online or call 744-7268 for your appointment. Offered in English and Spanish the last Tuesday of each month. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library, Women at Work. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 11:30 AM – 11:45 AM. La Pintoresca Branch Library 1355 N Raymond Avenue Pasadena, CA 91103. For more info visit www.cityofpasadena.net.

Fresh Start Tuesday

La Pintoresca Details: Free one-on-one career development assistance from a Women At Work career counselor. Sign up online or call 744-7268 for your appointment. Offered in English and Spanish the last Tuesday of each month. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library, Women at Work. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 11:45 AM – 12:00 PM. La Pintoresca Branch Library 1355 N Raymond Avenue Pasadena, CA 91103. For more info visit www.cityofpasadena.net.

Fresh Start Tuesday

La Pintoresca Details: Free one-on-one career development assistance from a Women At Work career counselor. Sign up online or call 744-7268 for your appointment. Offered in English and Spanish the last Tuesday of each month. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library, Women at Work. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 12:00 PM – 12:15 PM. La Pintoresca Branch Library 1355 N Raymond Avenue Pasadena, CA 91103. For more info visit www.cityofpasadena.net.

Fresh Start Tuesday

La Pintoresca Details: Free one-on-one career development assistance from a Women At Work career counselor. Sign up online or call 744-7268 for your appointment. Offered in English and Spanish the last Tuesday of each month. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library, Women at Work. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 12:15 PM – 12:30 PM. La Pintoresca Branch Library 1355 N Raymond Avenue Pasadena, CA 91103. For more info visit www.cityofpasadena.net.

Art Magicians

Arts and Culture Details: Students will use an array of materials to make magic wands, wizard hats and their own magic words. Don’t miss the magical experience. For more information call 626-792-5101. Audience: Children. Cost: $90 and up. Sponsors: Armory Center for the Arts. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM. Armory Center for the Arts, 145 North Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA. For more info visit armoryarts.org.

Crazy Creatures

Arts and Culture Details: Students will explore different kinds of creatures through stories, drawing, painting, collage and movement. They’ll also make costumes to transform themselves into the creatures they imagine. For more information call 626-792-5101. Audience: Children. Cost: $90 and up. Sponsors: Armory Center for the Arts. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM. Armory Center for the Arts, 145 North Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA. For more info visit armoryarts.org.

SCORE Small Business Counseling

Central Details: Free one-on-one business counseling provided by business professionals to anyone operating a small business or thinking about starting one. APPOINTMENT REQUIRED. Call 626-744-7351 for appointment. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: SCORE, Pasadena Public Library, Pasadena Economic Development Office. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Pasadena Public Library--Central Library Genealogy Room 285 E. Walnut St. Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit www.scorela.org.

My Paintings

Arts and Culture Details: We’ll explore paintings, pictures and stories and the places they take us. Then using many colors of paint, and many ways to paint, we will create our own paintings to display at home. For more information call 626-792-5101. Audience: Children. Cost: $90 and up. Sponsors: Armory Center for the Arts. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM. Armory Center for the Arts, 145 North Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA. For more info visit armoryarts.org.

Open Computer Lab Time

Villa Parke Community Center Details: Use our computers and explore Mango Languages, FC Search Online, and the 2012 Microsoft Office Suite at your own pace. Call 626-744-6510 for reservations. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Villa Parke Community Center Library 363 East Villa Street Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Music Mobile/Instrument Petting Zoo

Central Details: Meet the musical instruments used in the orchestra including strings, brass, woodwinds and percussion. Audience: *All Ages. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library, Pasadena Conservatory of Music. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 3:30 PM. Pasadena Central Library DRW Auditorium 285 E Walnut St Pasadena CA 91101. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Australian Dot Painting

Hastings Details: Explore the unique dot painting art of the Australian Aboriginal desert people, then create your own piece. Led by Janell Mithani. Class size is limited to 15.Call (626) 744-7262 to sign up. Audience: Teens. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 4:00 PM. Hastings Branch Library 3325 E Orange Grove Blvd Pasadena, CA 91107. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Pasadena Summer Youth Chamber Orchestra

Arts and Culture Details: The string orchestra will perform "Prelude to Psycho" by Hermann; "Serenade for Strings" by Washburn; "Concerto da Chiesa"  by Dall'Abaco; "Classical Symphony" (4th movement) by Prokifiev;  and "Bailes para Orquestra" by local composer, Richard Meyer. Conductors are Marvin Neumann and Chad Prado. Audience: *All Ages. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Senior Center. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. MEMORIAL PARK 85 E. Holly Street Pasadena, CA 91103. For more info visit www.psycochamberorch.org.

Red Hen Reading at the Annenberg Community Beach House

Arts and Culture Details: Come and experience another great Red Hen reading at the Annenberg Community Beach House featuring: Garrett Hongo received his MFA in English from the University of California at Irvine. His collections of poetry include Coral Road: Poems(Alfred A. Knopf, 2011);The River of Heaven (1988), which was the Lamont Poetry Selection of The Academy of American Poets and a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. He is currently Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Oregon at Eugene, where he directed the… Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Parking is $3/hour and $12/day. Sponsors: Red Hen Press. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Annenberg Community Beach House 415 Pacific Coast Hwy Santa Monica CA. For more info visit redhen.org.

Author Event - Chelsie Hill & Jessica Love

Arts and Culture Details: Vroman's Bookstore proudly presents Chelsie Hill & Jessica Love as they discuss & sign Push Girl. Audience: *All Ages. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Vroman's Bookstore. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 7:00 PM. Vroman's Bookstore 695 E. Colorado Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit www.vromansbookstore.com.

Pasadena Civil War Round Table

Central Details: Announcements and pre-meetnig functions will start at 7:15, with the guest speaker's presentation beginning at 7:30. Audience: Adults. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 7:15 PM – 8:55 PM. Pasadena Central Library Auditorium 285 E. Walnut St. Pasadena CA 91101.

Art Classes for Children

Arts and Culture Details: Preschool and beginning classes focus on introducing a variety of materials, concepts and techniques. Classes are filled with challenging, playful and imaginative activities. Classes for older children are designed to enhance skills, broaden concepts, and provide an expanded creative experience. (We kindly ask that children be toilet trained.) For more information call 626-792-5101. Audience: Children. Cost: $90 and up. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Armory Center for the Arts, 145 North Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA. For more info visit armoryarts.org.

Open Computer Lab Time

La Pintoresca Details: Use our computers and explore Mango Languages, FC Search Online, and the 2012 Microsoft Office Suite at your own pace. Call 626-744-7268 for reservations. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: La Pintoresca Branch Library. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. La Pintoresca Branch Library Technology Learning Center 1355 N Raymond AVE Pasadena, CA 91103. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Summer Art Camp

Arts and Culture Details: Mithila Nepal Art Gallery invites students of all ages to Art Classes to help them explore their creative imaginations. We have instructors helping students based on their class requirements and we maintain small class sizes, so each pupil receives the personal attention necessary for their artistic growth. We design packages based on parents demand for their kids in which students can explore a number of techniques, including drawing, pens, colors, watercolor and acrylic colors. Each student… Audience: *All Ages. Cost: Starting from $50.00. Sponsors: Mithila Nepal Art Gallery, Janakpur Handicraft Center. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Mithila Nepal Art Gallery 465 Converse Alley pasadena CA 91101.

Middle School Drawing

Arts and Culture Details: Students will learn basic drawing skills from simple sketches to finished works. They’ll develop drawing techniques through the study of line, space, value, form and composition. They will draw from observation to gradually build knowledge and gain experience through the use of various techniques. For more information call 626-792-5101. Audience: Teens. Cost: $90 and up. Sponsors: Armory Center for the Arts. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Armory Center for the Arts, 145 North Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA. For more info visit armoryarts.org.

Preschool Storytime

Allendale Details: Come and enjoy stories and songs for children up to age 5. Children will listen to stories, watch a short movie and make a craft to take home. Weekly. Summer Session • June 17 - August 23. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 10:30 AM. Allendale Branch Library 1130 S Marengo Ave Pasadena, CA 91106-4224. For more info visit pasadenapubliclibrary.net.

Preschool Storytime

Santa Catalina Details: Bring your little ones (3-5 yrs) for a morning of stories and songs. Summer Session • July 2 - August 20. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library | Santa Catalina. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Santa Catalina Branch Library 999 E. Washington Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91104. For more info visit www.ci.pasadena.ca.us.

Monopoly Tournament

Central Details: Stay out of jail and test your skills at the annual Teen Monopoly Tournament, with two 90-minute rounds. Lunch and refreshments will be served. First, second, and third place prizes will be awarded. Official Monopoly rules apply. Registration is required. Call (626) 744-4766 to register. Audience: Teens. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 10:30 AM. Pasadena Central Library West Patio 285 E. Walnut St. Pasadena CA 91101. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Preschool Storytime

Hastings Details: Bring the little ones to the library for a fun-filled time of stories, crafts, and more. For children 3-5 years old. Summer Session • June 17 - August 23. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 10:45 AM. Hastings Branch Library 3325 E. Orange Grove Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91107. For more info visit pasadenapubliclibrary.net.

Preschool Storytime

San Rafael Details: Enjoy stories, songs, finger plays, and all sorts of fun with your preschoolers. Summer Session • June 17 - August 23. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 11:00 AM. San Rafael Branch Library 1240 Nithsdale RD Pasadena, CA 91105. For more info visit www.cityofpasadena.net.

Exhibitions: June Wayne and Time, Space & Matter

Arts and Culture Details: June Wayne: Paintings, Prints, and Tapestries and Time, Space & Matter: Five Installations Exploring Natural Phenomena are the exhibitions at PMCA May 4–August 31, 2014. Wednesday–Sunday, 12–5pm; third Thursday of every month, 5–8pm The museum is closed July 4, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day. Audience: Adults. Cost: $7 adults, $5 seniors and students. Sponsors: Pasadena Museum of California Art. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Pasadena Museum of California Art 490 East Union Street Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit pmcaonline.org.

Art Magicians

Arts and Culture Details: Students will use an array of materials to make magic wands, wizard hats and their own magic words. Don’t miss the magical experience. For more information call 626-792-5101. Audience: Children. Cost: $90 and up. Sponsors: Armory Center for the Arts. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM. Armory Center for the Arts, 145 North Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA. For more info visit armoryarts.org.

Crazy Creatures

Arts and Culture Details: Students will explore different kinds of creatures through stories, drawing, painting, collage and movement. They’ll also make costumes to transform themselves into the creatures they imagine. For more information call 626-792-5101. Audience: Children. Cost: $90 and up. Sponsors: Armory Center for the Arts. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM. Armory Center for the Arts, 145 North Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA. For more info visit armoryarts.org.

Lip Reading and Memory Enhancement

Lamanda Park Details: Volunteer, Francine Katz teaches adults to lip read in a relaxed and pleasant atmosphere. All adults are welcome to attend this free program. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Lamanda Park Branch. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 1:00 PM. Lamanda Park Branch 140 S Altadena DR Pasadena, CA 91107. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Summer Films for All Ages

Central Details: Presented by the Friends of The Pasadena Public Library The film will be cancelled if The Friends of the Library volunteers are unable to show the movie. Cartoon shorts followed by the featured films July 2 • Drums Along the Mohawk (1939) NR July 9 • UP (2009) PG July 16 • Paulie (1998) PG July 23 • Meet the Robinsons (2007) G July 30 • Planes (2013) PG. Audience: *All Ages. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Friends of the Pasadena Public Library. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Pasadena Central Library 285 E Walnut St Pasadena CA 91101. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Art A La Carte

San Rafael Details: Artist, Lorrie Shriner will instruct drawing, watercolors, and collage technique to students with varying abilities. Beginners are particularly welcomed. Audience: Adults. Cost: free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 2:00 PM. San Rafael Branch Library 1240 Nithsdale Rd Pasadena, CA. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

My Paintings

Arts and Culture Details: We’ll explore paintings, pictures and stories and the places they take us. Then using many colors of paint, and many ways to paint, we will create our own paintings to display at home. For more information call 626-792-5101. Audience: Children. Cost: $90 and up. Sponsors: Armory Center for the Arts. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM. Armory Center for the Arts, 145 North Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA. For more info visit armoryarts.org.

Open Computer Lab Time

Villa Parke Community Center Details: Use our computers and explore Mango Languages, FC Search Online, and the 2012 Microsoft Office Suite at your own pace. Call 626-744-6510 for reservations. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Villa Parke Community Center Library 363 East Villa Street Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Léeme un cuento

La Pintoresca Details: Lo invitamos a disfrutar de una hora de cuentos en familia donde usted puede echar a volar su imaginación con historias en español, música, manualidades y mucho más. Join us for Spanish Storytime. Audience: *All Ages. Cost: Free. Sponsors: U.S. Institute of Museum & Library Services. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. La Pintoresca Branch 1355 North Raymond Avenue Pasadena, CA 91103. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Adult Drawing

Arts and Culture Details: Students will learn drawing skills from simple sketches to finished works. They’ll develop drawing techniques such as how to create space, value, form and composition. Students will look at works by old masters as well as contemporary artists to gain inspiration and develop personal style when approaching drawing and painting. For more information call 626-792-5101. Audience: Adults. Cost: $90 and up. Sponsors: Armory Center for the Arts. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Armory Center for the Arts, 145 North Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA. For more info visit armoryarts.org.

Author Event - Desiree Zamorano

Arts and Culture Details: Vroman's Bookstore proudly presents Desiree Zamorano as she discusses & signs The Amado Women. Audience: *All Ages. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Vroman's Bookstore. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 7:00 PM. Vroman's Bookstore 695 E. Colorado Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit www.vromansbookstore.com.

Alpha Marriage Enrichment

General activities and events Details: ALPHA MARRIAGE DVD SERIES from England. Tables for two (husband and wife) for private communication. Free dinner at 6:00 pm for whole family. Nursery care. Kids VBS JUNGLE SAFARI for ages 3-12. Weekly. Audience: Adults. Cost: $20 per couple for books. Sponsors: Living Waters Church. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Living Waters Church, 835 Hastings Ranch Dr, Pasadena, CA 91107. For more info visit www.livingwaters.org.

Anger Management

General activities and events Details: Anger Management Support Groups for indviduals, couples and teens looking for ways to manage stress and communicate more effectively. Weekly on Wednesday. Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Cost: $35. Sponsors: Daybreak Counseling Service. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 32 S. Raymond Ave. Suite #B Pasadena CA. 91105. For more info visit www.daybreakservices.com.

Yoga $8 All Levels

General activities and events Details: Affordable, Hatha yoga, taught to all levels of ability. Gain strength, flexibility and balance. Learn how to create the mind/body connection one breath at a time. Bring your own yoga mat, props are available, come join the fun. For more information call 626.564.0330. Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Cost: $8 class, $60/10 classes, $55 for Seniors. Sponsors: Rose Bowl Aquatics Center. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Rose Bowl Aquatic Center 360 N. Arroyo Blvd. Pasadena CA. For more info visit www.rosebowlaquatics.com.

Art Classes for Children

Arts and Culture Details: Preschool and beginning classes focus on introducing a variety of materials, concepts and techniques. Classes are filled with challenging, playful and imaginative activities. Classes for older children are designed to enhance skills, broaden concepts, and provide an expanded creative experience. (We kindly ask that children be toilet trained.) For more information call 626-792-5101. Audience: Children. Cost: $90 and up. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Armory Center for the Arts, 145 North Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA. For more info visit armoryarts.org.

Open Computer Lab Time

La Pintoresca Details: Use our computers and explore Mango Languages, FC Search Online, and the 2012 Microsoft Office Suite at your own pace. Call 626-744-7268 for reservations. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: La Pintoresca Branch Library. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. La Pintoresca Branch Library Technology Learning Center 1355 N Raymond AVE Pasadena, CA 91103. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Summer Art Camp

Arts and Culture Details: Mithila Nepal Art Gallery invites students of all ages to Art Classes to help them explore their creative imaginations. We have instructors helping students based on their class requirements and we maintain small class sizes, so each pupil receives the personal attention necessary for their artistic growth. We design packages based on parents demand for their kids in which students can explore a number of techniques, including drawing, pens, colors, watercolor and acrylic colors. Each student… Audience: *All Ages. Cost: Starting from $50.00. Sponsors: Mithila Nepal Art Gallery, Janakpur Handicraft Center. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Mithila Nepal Art Gallery 465 Converse Alley pasadena CA 91101.

One World Rhythm

Central Details: Discover your inner rhythm come while enjoying listening and playing percussion instruments. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Pasadena Central Library DRW Auditorium 285 E Walnut St Pasadena CA 91101. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

La Leche League

San Rafael Details: Breastfeeding support group. Please contact Patty Lyons at 626-403-0630 for more information. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: La Leche League. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 10:15 AM – 12:00 PM. San Rafael Branch Library 1240 Nithsdale Rd Pasadena, CA 91024.

Infant & Toddler Storytime

Lamanda Park Details: It's time for Lamanda Park's infant and toddler storytime! Short stories, songs, fingerplays, and fun for all children up to 36 months. Weekly. Summer Session • June 15 - August 23. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library, Lamanda Park Branch. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 10:30 AM. Lamanda Park Branch Library 140 S Altadena DR Pasadena, CA 91107. For more info visit www.cityofpasadena.net.

Preschool Storytime

La Pintoresca Details: Preschool children are welcome to come to this storytelling experience, complete with songs, and a simple craft. Weekly. Summer Session • June 17 - August 23. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 10:30 AM. La Pintoresca Branch Library 1355 N Raymond Avenue Pasadena, CA 91103. For more info visit www.cityofpasadena.net.

Preschool Storytime

Linda Vista Details: Preschool stories, fingerplay and song for preschool age children. Weekly. Summer Session • June 26 - August 23. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 10:30 AM. Linda Vista Branch Library 1281 Bryant Street Pasadena CA 91103. For more info visit www.cityofpasadena.net.

Exhibitions: June Wayne and Time, Space & Matter

Arts and Culture Details: June Wayne: Paintings, Prints, and Tapestries and Time, Space & Matter: Five Installations Exploring Natural Phenomena are the exhibitions at PMCA May 4–August 31, 2014. Wednesday–Sunday, 12–5pm; third Thursday of every month, 5–8pm The museum is closed July 4, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day. Audience: Adults. Cost: $7 adults, $5 seniors and students. Sponsors: Pasadena Museum of California Art. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Pasadena Museum of California Art 490 East Union Street Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit pmcaonline.org.

Art Magicians

Arts and Culture Details: Students will use an array of materials to make magic wands, wizard hats and their own magic words. Don’t miss the magical experience. For more information call 626-792-5101. Audience: Children. Cost: $90 and up. Sponsors: Armory Center for the Arts. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM. Armory Center for the Arts, 145 North Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA. For more info visit armoryarts.org.

Crazy Creatures

Arts and Culture Details: Students will explore different kinds of creatures through stories, drawing, painting, collage and movement. They’ll also make costumes to transform themselves into the creatures they imagine. For more information call 626-792-5101. Audience: Children. Cost: $90 and up. Sponsors: Armory Center for the Arts. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM. Armory Center for the Arts, 145 North Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA. For more info visit armoryarts.org.

Spanish Conversation Group

San Rafael Details: Want to practice and improve your conversational Spanish? Moderator and Spanish native, Dr. Jose Recio will assist participants in learning and improving their Spanish and provide lots of speaking practice. For all adults of any Spanish speaking level. Audience: *All Ages. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 1:00 PM. San Rafael Branch Library 1240 Nithsdale RD Pasadena, CA 91105. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Law Librarian Office Hours

Central Details: The LA Law Library, in partnership with the Pasadena Public Library, will offer free consultation with a LA Law Librarian every Thursday afternoon from 1 – 5 p.m. A specialist in legal research will come to the Library and be on hand to help you find information to answer your legal question or get you started on learning about the law or going to court. LA Law Librarians are not attorneys and cannot provide legal advice such as helping fill out forms or interpreting the law. Starting Decembe… Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: LA Law Library, Pasadena Public Library. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Pasadena Central Library Law Room 285 E Walnut St Pasadena CA 91101. For more info visit www.lalawlibrary.org.

Family Fun Film

Villa Parke Community Center Details: For movie showing call 626-744-6510. Presented by the Friends of the Pasadena Public Library Please note the film will be cancelled if the Friends of the Library volunteers are unable to show the movie. Audience: *All Ages. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library Film Program. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 2:00 PM. Villa Parke Community Center Library 363 East Villa Street Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Pasadena’s Cultural Opportunities Showcase

Central Details: No details available. Audience: *All Ages. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Pasadena Central Library Auditorium 285 E. Walnut St. Pasadena CA 91101.

My Paintings

Arts and Culture Details: We’ll explore paintings, pictures and stories and the places they take us. Then using many colors of paint, and many ways to paint, we will create our own paintings to display at home. For more information call 626-792-5101. Audience: Children. Cost: $90 and up. Sponsors: Armory Center for the Arts. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM. Armory Center for the Arts, 145 North Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA. For more info visit armoryarts.org.

KNOT It

Hill Avenue Details: Knotting, or macramé has seen a revival, with friendship bracelets, the Shamballa and other designer macramé jewelry. Learn how! Led by Barbara Wong. Call (626) 744-7264 to register. Audience: Teens. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library, Hill Branch. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 3:00 PM. Hill Avenue Branch 55 South Hill Avenue Pasadena, CA 91106. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Open Computer Lab Time

Villa Parke Community Center Details: Use our computers and explore Mango Languages, FC Search Online, and the 2012 Microsoft Office Suite at your own pace. Call 626-744-6510 for reservations. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Villa Parke Community Center Library 363 East Villa Street Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Eviction Defense Consultation

Central Details: Free one-on-one consultation on your case provided by an Eviction Defense Attorney. Learn what to expect the day of your trial. Assistance is limited to eviction cases filed in the Pasadena courthouse. Call (213) 385-2977 ext. 402 to make an appointment. Services available in Spanish - servicios proporcionados en español. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Public Counsel Law Center, Pasadena Public Library, LA Law Library. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Pasadena Central Library Genealogy Room 285 E. Walnut St. Pasadena CA 91101. For more info visit www.publiccounsel.org.

Family Storytime

Lamanda Park Details: Stories, songs, fingerplays, fun and a craft to take home. For children of all ages. Weekly. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library, Lamanda Park Branch. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 3:30 PM – 4:00 PM. Lamanda Park Branch Libary 140 S Altadena DR Pasadena, CA 91107. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Animal Adventures @ Hastings

Hastings Details: Hop on down to see some of the cute, fantastic, historical and odd bunny items from the rabbit themed Pasadena Bunny Museum. Then enjoy bunny crafts. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library, Kidspace Children’s Museum. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 4:00 PM. Hastings Branch Library 3325 E Orange Grove Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91107. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Game Maker

La Pintoresca Details: Learn to create and design simple computer and videogame programs with digital artist Ean Moore.  Call (626) 744-7268 to sign up. Audience: Teens. Cost: Free. Sponsors: La Pintoresca Branch Library. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 4:00 PM. La Pintoresca Branch Library Technology Learning Center 1355 N Raymond AVE Pasadena, CA 91103. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Tuneful Thursdays--Summer Acoustic Series

Central Details: Music on a warm summer afternoon, with a variety of musicians from all over Southern California This week's featured artists will be Chauncey Bowers, Lisa Turner and Donna Lynn Caskey http://straytrombone.com/ . http://www.reverbnation.com/lisaturner http://www.donnalynncaskey.com/ Espress Yourself is co-sponsoring these events and will be open. Audience: *All Ages. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Pasadena Central Library East Patio 285 E. Walnut St. Pasadena CA 91101.

Herd Networking Social

General activities and events Details: We’ve locked in their private bowling alley to host LA’s driven Young Pros. The private room features seven VIP Lanes, a private bar, an exclusive menu, pool tables, a lounge and more. Bowlmor Pasadena will be premiering their new Happy Hour at our event. Specials include $3 domestics, $4 wells, and $5 house wine all night long. A ticket gets you unlimited bowling and shoes for the night. As always, there will be giveaways throughout the night. What to wear: Unbutton your collars for this one. Mak… Audience: Adults. Cost: $10 pre-sale, $16 at the door. Sponsors: Herd. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Bowlmor Pasadena 3545 E Foothill Blvd Pasadena, CA 91107. For more info visit herdnetworkingsocial.eventbrite.com.

Monster Racers Workshop

General activities and events Details: Let your artistic side run free while flexing your engineering muscles at Kidspace this Summer. In a special partnership with Pasadena Art Center, Kidspace is hosting the Monster Racer Workshop. During this unique workshop participants will build their very own rubber band racing car, each racer being its own unique work of art, designed by Art Center students along a “monster” theme for both speed and beauty. Drivers will participate in two sessions of making, building, and designing while they custom… Audience: Children. Cost: $20.00. Sponsors: Pasadena Art Center, Kidspace. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Kidspace Children's Museum 480 North Arroyo Blvd Pasadena, CA 91103. For more info visit www.kidspacemuseum.org.

Noir California – The Masters of 20th Century Crime Fiction

Central Details: Local crime novelists will discuss 20th Century Crime Fiction in California, including Denise Hamilton, author of los angeles noir & los angeles noir 2; Julie Rivett, editor of Return of the Thin Man; Judith Freeman, author of The Long Embrace: Raymond Chandler and the Woman He Loved; and Tom Nolan, author of Ross Macdonald: A Biography. Reception 6 p.m. • Panel Discussion & Q & A 7-8:30 p.m. Audience: *All Ages. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Pasadena Central Library DRW Auditorium 285 E Walnut St Pasadena CA 91101. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Author Event - Desiree Zamorano

Arts and Culture Details: Vroman's Bookstore proudly presents Dr. James Penner as he discusses and signs The Harvard Years of Timothy Leary: Early Writings on LSD and Psilocybin with Richard Alpert, Huston Smith, Ralph Metzner, and Others. Audience: *All Ages. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Vroman's Bookstore. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 7:00 PM. Vroman's Bookstore 695 E. Colorado Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit www.vromansbookstore.com.

Claws to Read

Central Details: Join us for the summer series of YA Books Café with discussions, themed snacks and games.  Need the books?  Pick up a copy and register at (626) 744-4066, option 4. For Teens and Adults. Wednesday, June 11 • 7 p.m. • The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater Thursday, June 26 • 7 p.m. • A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness Wednesday, July 16 • 7 p.m. • Seraphina by Rachel Hartman Thursday, July 31 • 7 p.m. • Everlost by Neal Shusterman. Audience: Teens. Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 7:00 PM. Pasadena Central Library Children’s Story Room 285 E Walnut St Pasadena CA 91101. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Art Classes for Children

Arts and Culture Details: Preschool and beginning classes focus on introducing a variety of materials, concepts and techniques. Classes are filled with challenging, playful and imaginative activities. Classes for older children are designed to enhance skills, broaden concepts, and provide an expanded creative experience. (We kindly ask that children be toilet trained.) For more information call 626-792-5101. Audience: Children. Cost: $90 and up. Friday, August 1, 2014, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Armory Center for the Arts, 145 North Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA. For more info visit armoryarts.org.

Open Computer Lab Time

La Pintoresca Details: Use our computers and explore Mango Languages, FC Search Online, and the 2012 Microsoft Office Suite at your own pace. Call 626-744-7268 for reservations. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: La Pintoresca Branch Library. Friday, August 1, 2014, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. La Pintoresca Branch Library Technology Learning Center 1355 N Raymond AVE Pasadena, CA 91103. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Summer Art Camp

Arts and Culture Details: Mithila Nepal Art Gallery invites students of all ages to Art Classes to help them explore their creative imaginations. We have instructors helping students based on their class requirements and we maintain small class sizes, so each pupil receives the personal attention necessary for their artistic growth. We design packages based on parents demand for their kids in which students can explore a number of techniques, including drawing, pens, colors, watercolor and acrylic colors. Each student… Audience: *All Ages. Cost: Starting from $50.00. Sponsors: Mithila Nepal Art Gallery, Janakpur Handicraft Center. Friday, August 1, 2014, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Mithila Nepal Art Gallery 465 Converse Alley pasadena CA 91101.

Regional Orchestra Players Association, “Welcome to Pasadena!”

Central Details: No details available. Audience: *All Ages. Friday, August 1, 2014, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Pasadena Central Library Auditorium 285 E. Walnut St. Pasadena CA 91101.

Morning Coffee and Basic English Conversation Class

La Pintoresca Details: Come to the library where experienced English language teacher Maria Snow will guide you. All beginning English speakers are welcome. Call (626) 744-7268 for more information. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Friday, August 1, 2014, 10:00 AM. La Pintoresca Branch Library 1355 N. Raymond Ave. Pasadena, CA 91103. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Exhibitions: June Wayne and Time, Space & Matter

Arts and Culture Details: June Wayne: Paintings, Prints, and Tapestries and Time, Space & Matter: Five Installations Exploring Natural Phenomena are the exhibitions at PMCA May 4–August 31, 2014. Wednesday–Sunday, 12–5pm; third Thursday of every month, 5–8pm The museum is closed July 4, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day. Audience: Adults. Cost: $7 adults, $5 seniors and students. Sponsors: Pasadena Museum of California Art. Friday, August 1, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Pasadena Museum of California Art 490 East Union Street Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit pmcaonline.org.

PMCA 123 I Free First Fridays

Arts and Culture Details: Free first Fridays (ongoing-every month). Audience: *All Ages. Cost: Free first Fridays. Sponsors: Pasadena Museum of California Art. Friday, August 1, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Pasadena Museum of California Art 490 East Union Street Pasadena, CA 91101.

Art Magicians

Arts and Culture Details: Students will use an array of materials to make magic wands, wizard hats and their own magic words. Don’t miss the magical experience. For more information call 626-792-5101. Audience: Children. Cost: $90 and up. Sponsors: Armory Center for the Arts. Friday, August 1, 2014, 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM. Armory Center for the Arts, 145 North Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA. For more info visit armoryarts.org.

Crazy Creatures

Arts and Culture Details: Students will explore different kinds of creatures through stories, drawing, painting, collage and movement. They’ll also make costumes to transform themselves into the creatures they imagine. For more information call 626-792-5101. Audience: Children. Cost: $90 and up. Sponsors: Armory Center for the Arts. Friday, August 1, 2014, 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM. Armory Center for the Arts, 145 North Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA. For more info visit armoryarts.org.

Summer Celebration

Central Details: No details available. Audience: *All Ages. Friday, August 1, 2014, 1:45 PM – 2:30 PM. Pasadena Central Library Auditorium 285 E. Walnut St. Pasadena CA 91101.

My Paintings

Arts and Culture Details: We’ll explore paintings, pictures and stories and the places they take us. Then using many colors of paint, and many ways to paint, we will create our own paintings to display at home. For more information call 626-792-5101. Audience: Children. Cost: $90 and up. Sponsors: Armory Center for the Arts. Friday, August 1, 2014, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM. Armory Center for the Arts, 145 North Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA. For more info visit armoryarts.org.

Open Computer Lab Time

Villa Parke Community Center Details: Use our computers and explore Mango Languages, FC Search Online, and the 2012 Microsoft Office Suite at your own pace. Call 626-744-6510 for reservations. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Friday, August 1, 2014, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Villa Parke Community Center Library 363 East Villa Street Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Family Movie Day

Hastings Details: For movie title call (626) 744-7262. Audience: *All Ages. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Friday, August 1, 2014, 4:00 PM. Hastings Branch Library 3325 E Orange Grove Blvd Pasadena, CA 91107. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Harp Concert—Sprezzatura Duo

Central Details: Kate Loughrey 760-845-0693 kloughrey@gmail.com. Audience: *All Ages. Friday, August 1, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Pasadena Central Library Auditorium 285 E. Walnut St. Pasadena CA 91101.

Scratch 101

Central Details: Learn how to create your own fun animations and video games using Scratch! No programming experience needed. Call (626) 744-4066, option 4 to sign up. Audience: Teens. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Friday, August 1, 2014, 4:00 PM. Pasadena Central Library 285 E. Walnut St. Pasadena CA 91101. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Blind Date with a Book Club

Arts and Culture Details: Love to read?  Need more excuses to talk about books?  Interested in joining a book club but don't know where to start?  Meet book clubs who are seeking new members at our Blind Date with a Book Club event!  Bring a couple of books you'd like to share, enjoy some refreshments and meet your potential book club match.  RSVP to our Will Call department at 626-449-5320 x200. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Vroman's Bookstore. Friday, August 1, 2014, 7:00 PM. Vroman's Bookstore 695 E. Colorado Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit www.vromansbookstore.com.

Jay Z and Beyonce Concert: On the Run Tour

Central Arroyo Calendar Projected Attendance: 60,000. Saturday, August 2, 2014 – Sunday, August 3, 2014. All areas.

Pasadena Farmers Market

General activities and events Details: This farmers market features fruits, vegetables, cheese, flowers, honey, breads, eggs, herbs, and more. Held every Saturday. Parking: Free, Telephone: 626-449-0179. Audience: *All Ages. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Farmers Market. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Victory Park 2575 Paloma St. Pasadena, CA 91107. For more info visit pasadenafarmersmarket.org.

Art Class

Arts and Culture Details: Free classes weekly on Saturday for children and adults interested in learning about the colorful aspects of art and the world of imagination. Art lessons are age appropriate for kids and adults. Audience: *All Ages. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Mithila Nepal Art Gallery. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Mithila Nepal Art Gallery 465 Converse Alley Pasadena CA 91101.

Old Pasadena Walking Tour

General activities and events Details: A two-hour docent-guided walk through Pasadena’s original downtown. Learn the history and see the architectural highlights of this thriving shopping and dining district which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Reservations are required; space is limited. Reserve tickets online or call (626) 441-6333. 1st Saturday of every month except July. Age Range: Adults. Cost: $12 members, $15 nonmembers. Sponsors: Pasadena Heritage. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Old Pasadena 1 West Colorado Boulevard Pasadena, CA 91105. For more info visit www.pasadenaheritage.org.

Computer Basics and Email

La Pintoresca Details: Learn how to use the internet. Sign up online or call (626) 744-7268 for reservations. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: La Pintoresca Branch Library. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. La Pintoresca Branch Library 1355 N Raymond AVE Pasadena, CA 91103. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Hypertufa Pot Workshop

Arts and Culture Details: Be prepared to have fun and get dirty. Old stone sinks and animal troughs have been used to grow plants for many years. Today, they are scarce and very expensive. But now, you can make them from hypertufa, an artificial medium with absorbent properties similar to tufa rock. It is lighter than regular concrete, and will not be damaged by freezing after it is completely cured. You will be making a hypertufa planting pot. Audience: Adults. Cost: $25.00 and up. Sponsors: Los Angeles County Arboretum. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Los Angeles County Arboretum 301 North Baldwin Avenue Arcadia, CA 91007-2697. For more info visit www.arboretum.org.

Preschool Saturday Storytime

Central Details: Family storyhour - registration not required. For more information call 626-744-4066 option 4. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library Children's Services. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Storyhour Room Pasadena Public Library 285 E. Walnut Street Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

2014 Summer Performance of the Young Performers

Central Details: No details available. Audience: *All Ages. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Pasadena Central Library Auditorium 285 E. Walnut St. Pasadena CA 91101.

Free Crafts for Kids

Arts and Culture Details: Free crafts for kids ages 3 and up every Saturday. Call 626-356-3848 for more information. Audience: Cost: Free. Sponsors: Lakeshore Learning Store. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Lakeshore Learning Store 3848 E. Foothill Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91107. For more info visit www.lakeshorelearning.com.

Exhibitions: June Wayne and Time, Space & Matter

Arts and Culture Details: June Wayne: Paintings, Prints, and Tapestries and Time, Space & Matter: Five Installations Exploring Natural Phenomena are the exhibitions at PMCA May 4–August 31, 2014. Wednesday–Sunday, 12–5pm; third Thursday of every month, 5–8pm The museum is closed July 4, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day. Audience: Adults. Cost: $7 adults, $5 seniors and students. Sponsors: Pasadena Museum of California Art. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Pasadena Museum of California Art 490 East Union Street Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit pmcaonline.org.

“Battle of the Books” Book Party

Hastings Details: Celebrate the completion of the Summer Reading Challenge and learn the winning title of our Book Battle. Design a pet craft for your special pet pal. Audience: Teens. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 2:00 PM. Hastings Branch Library 3325 E Orange Grove Blvd Pasadena, CA 91107. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Kyanne the Rad Scientist

Arts and Culture Details: Join us for a day of science exploration. We'll have several experiments you & your kids can do together to understand how electricity works, sound is created, and how chemistry can explain even the most outlandish of magic tricks - the science behind it is way cooler than magic. Audience: *All Ages. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Vroman's Bookstore. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 2:00 PM. Vroman's Hastings Ranch 3729 E. Foothill Blvd. Pasadena, CA. For more info visit www.vromansbookstore.com.

Anime Afternoon--Teen Anime Club

Central Details: Join us for an afternoon of teen-friendly anime, along with traditional or modern Japanese snacks and a chance to see the library's new manga. Audience: Teens. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Pasadena Central Library Story Room 285 E. Walnut St. Pasadena CA 91101.

Student Music Recital

Central Details: Grace Joung 626-372-2989 Violinbaby.com gracejoung@yahoo.com. Audience: *All Ages. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Pasadena Central Library Auditorium 285 E. Walnut St. Pasadena CA 91101.

Perkins Alley Poets

Santa Catalina Details: Poetry workshop. Every other Saturday. Carl Stilwell, facilitator. Call 626-744-7272 for more information. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 3:00 PM. Santa Catalina Branch Library 999 E. Washington Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91104. For more info visit perkinsalleypoets.blogspot.com.

Fifth Annual Victorian Garden Party

Arts and Culture Details: Join Opera a La Carte, the nation's premier Gilbert & Sullivan opera company, for a summer evening filled with merriment and music. Featuring excerpts from HMS Pinafore and Patience, food, wine, and a silent auction. Audience: Adults. Cost: $35 in advance, $40 at the door. Sponsors: Opera a La Carte. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Neighborhood Church, 301 N. Orange Grove Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91103. For more info visit operaalacarte.org.

The Un-Royal Ball

Arts and Culture Details: We are purveyors of gut-busting interactive dinner shows. While our gourmet chefs serve you a four-course dinner to fatten-up your belly, our experienced roster of actors will deliver a performance that is sure to make any belly burst with laughter. Bring your appetite and your funny bone and join us for an evening of fun and entertainment. 888.960.3997. Audience: Adults. Cost: $59.95; varies. Sponsors: Belly Laugh Productions. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM. Courtyard by Marriott 180 N Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA 91103. For more info visit www.bellylaughproductions.com.

Saturday Night Swing Dances - Live Swing Bands

Arts and Culture Details: Swing, foxtrot, rhumba, cha-cha and more. Live Swing bands. Weekly. (Swing dancing). Easy free parking in the church lot. Free East Coast Swing class from 7:30 pm - 8 pm, Telephone: 626-799-5689. Audience: Adults. Cost: $15 per person. Sponsors: Pasadena Ballroom Dance Association. Saturday, August 2, 2014, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM. GRACE HALL 73 N. Hill Ave. in Pasadena Pasadena, CA. For more info visit pasadenaballroomdance.com.

Exhibitions: June Wayne and Time, Space & Matter

Arts and Culture Details: June Wayne: Paintings, Prints, and Tapestries and Time, Space & Matter: Five Installations Exploring Natural Phenomena are the exhibitions at PMCA May 4–August 31, 2014. Wednesday–Sunday, 12–5pm; third Thursday of every month, 5–8pm The museum is closed July 4, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day. Audience: Adults. Cost: $7 adults, $5 seniors and students. Sponsors: Pasadena Museum of California Art. Sunday, August 3, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Pasadena Museum of California Art 490 East Union Street Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit pmcaonline.org.

Dr. David A. Hall: Encyclopedia of Japanese Martial Arts

Arts and Culture Details: In his new book Dr. David A. Hall, one of today’s foremost authorities on the subject, offers fascinating information about every aspect of Japanese combative arts. Martial arts demonstrations included.  This will be Dr. Hall’s only speaking engagement in the area. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free with admission. Sponsors: Pacific Asia Museum. Sunday, August 3, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Pacific Asia Museum 46 North Los Robles Avenue Pasadena, California 91101. For more info visit www.pacificasiamuseum.org.

IWOSC Reads Its Own

Arts and Culture Details: IWOSC Reads Its Own is a spellbinding afternoon of eclectic, eccentric, and exemplary works — from poems to true stories to hilarious monologues and beyond, read aloud by distinguished IWOSC scribes. Fifteen of IWOSC's talented member writers will read short excerpts from their work.  We'll be regaled with their wit, have our emotions stirred, or be plunged into deep thought.  First-time and return readers will share their work.  Selections may be published, unpublished, or works in progress, several minute… Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Vroman's Bookstore. Sunday, August 3, 2014, 2:00 PM. Vroman's Bookstore 695 E. Colorado Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit www.vromansbookstore.com.

Doctor Who End of Summer Bash

Central Details: Calling all Whovians:  It’s a Doctor Who party, with themed activities, crafts, snacks, games and giveaways.  Show up as your favorite Doctor, companion or villain. Call (626) 744-4246 to register. Audience: Teens. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Sunday, August 3, 2014, 2:00 PM. Pasadena Central Library West Patio 285 E. Walnut St. Pasadena CA 91101. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Art Classes for Children

Arts and Culture Details: Preschool and beginning classes focus on introducing a variety of materials, concepts and techniques. Classes are filled with challenging, playful and imaginative activities. Classes for older children are designed to enhance skills, broaden concepts, and provide an expanded creative experience. (We kindly ask that children be toilet trained.) For more information call 626-792-5101. Audience: Children. Cost: $90 and up. Monday, August 4, 2014, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Armory Center for the Arts, 145 North Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA. For more info visit armoryarts.org.

Open Computer Lab Time

La Pintoresca Details: Use our computers and explore Mango Languages, FC Search Online, and the 2012 Microsoft Office Suite at your own pace. Call 626-744-7268 for reservations. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: La Pintoresca Branch Library. Monday, August 4, 2014, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. La Pintoresca Branch Library Technology Learning Center 1355 N Raymond AVE Pasadena, CA 91103. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Middle School Drawing

Arts and Culture Details: Students will learn basic drawing skills from simple sketches to finished works. They’ll develop drawing techniques through the study of line, space, value, form and composition. They will draw from observation to gradually build knowledge and gain experience through the use of various techniques. For more information call 626-792-5101. Audience: Teens. Cost: $90 and up. Sponsors: Armory Center for the Arts. Monday, August 4, 2014, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Armory Center for the Arts, 145 North Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA. For more info visit armoryarts.org.

Great Literature Discussion Group

Lamanda Park Details: Adults gather weekly to discuss the selected classic. A Pasadena Public Library Book Group. Parking: Parking adjacent to the library Telephone: 626-744-7266. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Lamanda Park Branch. Monday, August 4, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Lamanda Park Branch Library 140 S Altadena DR Pasadena, CA 91107. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Kid's Summer Cinema

La Pintoresca Details: For movie title call (626) 744-7268. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Monday, August 4, 2014, 1:00 PM. La Pintoresca Branch 1355 North Raymond Avenue Pasadena, CA 91103. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Computer Basics in English & Spanish

Villa Parke Community Center Details: Offered in English and Spanish every Monday except holidays. Call 626-744-6510 for more information. Audience: *All Ages. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Villa Parke Branch Library. Monday, August 4, 2014, 2:00 PM. Villa Parke Branch Library 363 E Villa Street Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Piano Festival 2014

Central Details: CC’s World of Music/Marilou Ladines 818-353-8457 626-375-4806 worldofmusic@verizon.net. Audience: *All Ages. Monday, August 4, 2014, 2:15 PM – 5:45 PM. Pasadena Central Library Auditorium 285 E. Walnut St. Pasadena CA 91101.

Open Computer Lab Time

Villa Parke Community Center Details: Use our computers and explore Mango Languages, FC Search Online, and the 2012 Microsoft Office Suite at your own pace. Call 626-744-6510 for reservations. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Monday, August 4, 2014, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Villa Parke Community Center Library 363 East Villa Street Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Economic Development and Technology Committee

City Council, Commissions & Committees Details: Meets the 1st Monday of each month. For more information call 626-744-4660. Audience: *All Ages. Sponsors: City of Pasadena. Monday, August 4, 2014, 4:15 PM. Pasadena City Hall Council Conference Room S245/S246, 2nd Floor 100 N Garfield Ave Pasadena CA 91101. For more info visit ww2.cityofpasadena.net.

Adult Drawing

Arts and Culture Details: Students will learn drawing skills from simple sketches to finished works. They’ll develop drawing techniques such as how to create space, value, form and composition. Students will look at works by old masters as well as contemporary artists to gain inspiration and develop personal style when approaching drawing and painting. For more information call 626-792-5101. Audience: Adults. Cost: $90 and up. Sponsors: Armory Center for the Arts. Monday, August 4, 2014, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Armory Center for the Arts, 145 North Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA. For more info visit armoryarts.org.

City Council

City Council, Commissions & Committees Details: Weekly, Mondays, 6:30 PM, closed session 5:30 PM Parking: On street parking in Civic area Contact: City Clerk's Office Telephone: 626-744-4124 Email: cityclerk@cityofpasadena.net. Audience: *All Ages. Cost: Free. Sponsors: City of Pasadena. Monday, August 4, 2014, 6:30 PM. Pasadena City Hall Council Chambers - Room 247 100 N. Garfield Ave. Pasadena, CA 91109. For more info visit www.cityofpasadena.net.

Multiple Myeloma Support Group

Central Details: Larry D’Addario 626-351-9357 Sangabrielvalley.myeloma.org Larry9850@gmail.com. Audience: Adults. Monday, August 4, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Pasadena Central Library Auditorium 285 E. Walnut St. Pasadena CA 91101.

Pajama Storytime

Hastings Details: Kids, put on your pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal to the library for bedtime stories that are sure to inspire sweet dreams. Every Monday at 7:00 pm. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Monday, August 4, 2014, 7:00 PM. Hastings Branch Library 3325 E Orange Grove Blvd Pasadena, CA 91107. For more info visit pasadenapubliclibrary.net.

Art Classes for Children

Arts and Culture Details: Preschool and beginning classes focus on introducing a variety of materials, concepts and techniques. Classes are filled with challenging, playful and imaginative activities. Classes for older children are designed to enhance skills, broaden concepts, and provide an expanded creative experience. (We kindly ask that children be toilet trained.) For more information call 626-792-5101. Audience: Children. Cost: $90 and up. Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Armory Center for the Arts, 145 North Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA. For more info visit armoryarts.org.

Pasadena Certified Farmers Market

General activities and events Details: Buy directly from the farmer that grows the foodand enjoy fresh, delicious locally grown, nutritious fruits, vegetables and farm products. We also have vendors offering jams, jellies, fish, and more, but we do not permit craft vendors. Held every Tuesday. Parking: Free. Telephone: 626-449-0179. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Certified Farmers Market. Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Villa Parke Center 363 E. Villa Street Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit pasadenafarmersmarket.org.

Open Computer Lab Time

La Pintoresca Details: Use our computers and explore Mango Languages, FC Search Online, and the 2012 Microsoft Office Suite at your own pace. Call 626-744-7268 for reservations. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: La Pintoresca Branch Library. Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. La Pintoresca Branch Library Technology Learning Center 1355 N Raymond AVE Pasadena, CA 91103. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Infant Storytime

Central Details: Storytime for infants age 0-17 months, and their parent or caregiver. By pre-registration only. Registration is for the entire season, NOT for a single storytime. Registration is limited to 25 families at a time. Summer Session • June 17 - August 19. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Central Library. Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 9:20 AM – 9:50 AM. Pasadena Central Library Story Room 285 E. Walnut St. Pasadena CA 91101. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Toddler Storytime

Central Details: Storytime for toddlers age 18-36 months, and their parent or caregiver. By pre-registration only. Registration is for the entire season, NOT for a single storytime. Registration is limited to 25 families at a time. Summer Session • June 17 - August 19. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Central Library. Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM. Pasadena Central Library Story Room 285 E. Walnut St. Pasadena CA 91101. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Preschool Storytime

Hill Avenue Details: Join us for stories, fingerplays, flannelboards, songs and a movie. A craft to make and take home will follow the program. Weekly.  Summer Session • June 15 - August 23 For more information call 626-744-7264. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 10:30 AM. Hill Avenue Branch Library 55 S Hill Ave Pasadena, CA 91106. For more info visit www.cityofpasadena.net.

Preschool Storytime

Lamanda Park Details: Stories, fingerplays, fun and a craft to take home. For preschoolers ages 3-5 years old. Weekly. Summer Session • June 17 - August 23. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library, Lamanda Park Branch. Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 10:30 AM. Lamanda Park Branch Library 140 S Altadena Dr Pasadena, CA 91107. For more info visit www.cityofpasadena.net.

Preschool Storytime

Villa Parke Community Center Details: Come join us as we read your favorite children books and show scholastic movies. Weekly.  Summer Session • June 17 - August 23. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 10:30 AM. Villa Parke Branch Library 363 E. Villa Street Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit pasadenapubliclibrary.

Toddler Storytime

Central Details: Storytime for toddlers age 18-36 months, and their parent or caregiver. By pre-registration only. Registration is for the entire season, NOT for a single storytime. Registration is limited to 25 families at a time. Summer Session • June 17 - August 19. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Central Library. Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. Pasadena Central Library Story Room 285 E. Walnut St. Pasadena CA 91101. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

SCORE Small Business Counseling

Central Details: Free one-on-one business counseling provided by business professionals to anyone operating a small business or thinking about starting one. APPOINTMENT REQUIRED. Call 626-744-7351 for appointment. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: SCORE, Pasadena Public Library, Pasadena Economic Development Office. Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Pasadena Public Library--Central Library Genealogy Room 285 E. Walnut St. Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit www.scorela.org.

Covered CA Agent Training Seminar

Central Details: Doris Ford 818-406-4608 dford@pinnacletpa.com. Audience: Adults. Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. Pasadena Central Library Auditorium 285 E. Walnut St. Pasadena CA 91101.

Open Computer Lab Time

Villa Parke Community Center Details: Use our computers and explore Mango Languages, FC Search Online, and the 2012 Microsoft Office Suite at your own pace. Call 626-744-6510 for reservations. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Villa Parke Community Center Library 363 East Villa Street Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Recreation and Parks Commission

City Council, Commissions & Committees Details: Regular meetings on the first Tuesday. Call 626-744-4452 for more information. Audience: *All Ages. Sponsors: City of Pasadena. Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 6:00 PM. City Yards – Second Floor, Training Room, Room 220 233 West Mountain St Pasadena, CA. For more info visit ww2.cityofpasadena.net.

Book Chit Chat

Hastings Details: Join us for an evening of friendly conversation as we discuss the latest selection. Call for more information (626) 744-7262. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library, Hastings Branch. Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 6:30 PM. Hastings Branch Library 3325 E Orange Grove Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91107. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Human Relations Commission

City Council, Commissions & Committees Details: Regular meetings on the first Tuesday. For more information call 626-744-4234. Audience: *All Ages. Cost: Free. Sponsors: City of Pasadena. Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 6:30 PM. Jackie Robinson Center 1020 N. Fair Oaks Avenue Pasadena, CA 91103. For more info visit ww2.cityofpasadena.net.

Author Event - Matthew Stewart

Arts and Culture Details: Vroman's Bookstore proudly presents Matthew Stewart as he discusses and signs Nature's God: The Heretical Origins of the American Republic. Audience: *All Ages. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Vroman's Bookstore. Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 7:00 PM. Vroman's Bookstore 695 E. Colorado Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit www.vromansbookstore.com.

Art Classes for Children

Arts and Culture Details: Preschool and beginning classes focus on introducing a variety of materials, concepts and techniques. Classes are filled with challenging, playful and imaginative activities. Classes for older children are designed to enhance skills, broaden concepts, and provide an expanded creative experience. (We kindly ask that children be toilet trained.) For more information call 626-792-5101. Audience: Children. Cost: $90 and up. Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Armory Center for the Arts, 145 North Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA. For more info visit armoryarts.org.

Open Computer Lab Time

La Pintoresca Details: Use our computers and explore Mango Languages, FC Search Online, and the 2012 Microsoft Office Suite at your own pace. Call 626-744-7268 for reservations. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: La Pintoresca Branch Library. Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. La Pintoresca Branch Library Technology Learning Center 1355 N Raymond AVE Pasadena, CA 91103. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Middle School Drawing

Arts and Culture Details: Students will learn basic drawing skills from simple sketches to finished works. They’ll develop drawing techniques through the study of line, space, value, form and composition. They will draw from observation to gradually build knowledge and gain experience through the use of various techniques. For more information call 626-792-5101. Audience: Teens. Cost: $90 and up. Sponsors: Armory Center for the Arts. Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Armory Center for the Arts, 145 North Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA. For more info visit armoryarts.org.

Preschool Storytime

Allendale Details: Come and enjoy stories and songs for children up to age 5. Children will listen to stories, watch a short movie and make a craft to take home. Weekly. Summer Session • June 17 - August 23. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 10:30 AM. Allendale Branch Library 1130 S Marengo Ave Pasadena, CA 91106-4224. For more info visit pasadenapubliclibrary.net.

Preschool Storytime

Santa Catalina Details: Bring your little ones (3-5 yrs) for a morning of stories and songs. Summer Session • July 2 - August 20. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library | Santa Catalina. Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Santa Catalina Branch Library 999 E. Washington Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91104. For more info visit www.ci.pasadena.ca.us.

Preschool Storytime

Hastings Details: Bring the little ones to the library for a fun-filled time of stories, crafts, and more. For children 3-5 years old. Summer Session • June 17 - August 23. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 10:45 AM. Hastings Branch Library 3325 E. Orange Grove Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91107. For more info visit pasadenapubliclibrary.net.

Preschool Storytime

San Rafael Details: Enjoy stories, songs, finger plays, and all sorts of fun with your preschoolers. Summer Session • June 17 - August 23. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 11:00 AM. San Rafael Branch Library 1240 Nithsdale RD Pasadena, CA 91105. For more info visit www.cityofpasadena.net.

Exhibitions: June Wayne and Time, Space & Matter

Arts and Culture Details: June Wayne: Paintings, Prints, and Tapestries and Time, Space & Matter: Five Installations Exploring Natural Phenomena are the exhibitions at PMCA May 4–August 31, 2014. Wednesday–Sunday, 12–5pm; third Thursday of every month, 5–8pm The museum is closed July 4, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day. Audience: Adults. Cost: $7 adults, $5 seniors and students. Sponsors: Pasadena Museum of California Art. Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Pasadena Museum of California Art 490 East Union Street Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit pmcaonline.org.

Lip Reading and Memory Enhancement

Lamanda Park Details: Volunteer, Francine Katz teaches adults to lip read in a relaxed and pleasant atmosphere. All adults are welcome to attend this free program. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Lamanda Park Branch. Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 1:00 PM. Lamanda Park Branch 140 S Altadena DR Pasadena, CA 91107. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Summer Films for All Ages

Central Details: Presented by the Friends of The Pasadena Public Library The film will be cancelled if The Friends of the Library volunteers are unable to show the movie. Cartoon shorts followed by the featured films August 6 • Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009) PG August 13 • The Sandlot (1993) PG August 20 • The Night at the Museum 2 (2009) PG August 27 • The Adventures of Tintin (2011) PG. Audience: *All Ages. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Friends of the Pasadena Public Library. Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Pasadena Central Library 285 E Walnut St Pasadena CA 91101. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Art A La Carte

San Rafael Details: Artist, Lorrie Shriner will instruct drawing, watercolors, and collage technique to students with varying abilities. Beginners are particularly welcomed. Audience: Adults. Cost: free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 2:00 PM. San Rafael Branch Library 1240 Nithsdale Rd Pasadena, CA. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Animal Craft Time

Villa Parke Community Center Details: Join us as we make an animal crafts to celebrate Summer Reading Challenge. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 2:00 PM. Villa Parke Branch Library 363 E Villa St Pasadena CA 91101. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Health Counseling & Screening Clinic

Central Details: Free Health Counseling by a Registered Nurse. No appointment necessary, first come, first served. First Wednesday of the month  (subject to change if near a holiday). Services: Personal health guidance Hypertension (high blood pressure) screening Diabetes risk assessment & screening Medical & social services referrals Health promotion literature & resources For more information, call 626-397-2581. Audience: *All Ages. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Huntington Memorial Hospital Community Outreach. Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Pasadena Central Library Main Hall 285 E. Walnut St. Pasadena CA 91101. For more info visit www.huntingtonhospital.com.

Open Computer Lab Time

Villa Parke Community Center Details: Use our computers and explore Mango Languages, FC Search Online, and the 2012 Microsoft Office Suite at your own pace. Call 626-744-6510 for reservations. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Villa Parke Community Center Library 363 East Villa Street Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Léeme un cuento

La Pintoresca Details: Lo invitamos a disfrutar de una hora de cuentos en familia donde usted puede echar a volar su imaginación con historias en español, música, manualidades y mucho más. Join us for Spanish Storytime. Audience: *All Ages. Cost: Free. Sponsors: U.S. Institute of Museum & Library Services. Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. La Pintoresca Branch 1355 North Raymond Avenue Pasadena, CA 91103. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Adult Drawing

Arts and Culture Details: Students will learn drawing skills from simple sketches to finished works. They’ll develop drawing techniques such as how to create space, value, form and composition. Students will look at works by old masters as well as contemporary artists to gain inspiration and develop personal style when approaching drawing and painting. For more information call 626-792-5101. Audience: Adults. Cost: $90 and up. Sponsors: Armory Center for the Arts. Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Armory Center for the Arts, 145 North Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA. For more info visit armoryarts.org.

Author Event - Rufi Thorpe

Arts and Culture Details: Vroman's Bookstore proudly presents Rufi Thorpe as she discusses & signs The Girls from Corona del Mar. Audience: *All Ages. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Vroman's Bookstore. Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 7:00 PM. Vroman's Bookstore 695 E. Colorado Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit www.vromansbookstore.com.

Anger Management

General activities and events Details: Anger Management Support Groups for indviduals, couples and teens looking for ways to manage stress and communicate more effectively. Weekly on Wednesday. Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Cost: $35. Sponsors: Daybreak Counseling Service. Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 32 S. Raymond Ave. Suite #B Pasadena CA. 91105. For more info visit www.daybreakservices.com.

Yoga $8 All Levels

General activities and events Details: Affordable, Hatha yoga, taught to all levels of ability. Gain strength, flexibility and balance. Learn how to create the mind/body connection one breath at a time. Bring your own yoga mat, props are available, come join the fun. For more information call 626.564.0330. Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Cost: $8 class, $60/10 classes, $55 for Seniors. Sponsors: Rose Bowl Aquatics Center. Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Rose Bowl Aquatic Center 360 N. Arroyo Blvd. Pasadena CA. For more info visit www.rosebowlaquatics.com.

Learn To Code With US, Like the Hero of Our 2014 One City, One Story

Central Details: Never written a software program before? Learning your 5th programing language? Come get support at our bring-your-own-laptop event. Will start with a brief 15 minute overview of resources for self-paced learning and a single concept of the week for those who need an idea.  Afterwards, stick around to work on your own projects, homework or help others. Thursdays, February 6 & 20. Audience: *All Ages. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Pasadena Central Library DRW Auditorium 285 E. Walnut St. Pasadena CA 91101. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.