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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, November 24, 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.

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, November 24, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Lamanda Park Branch Library 140 S Altadena DR Pasadena, CA 91107. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Play @ PPL: Slime Play

Central Details: Slime is gross – and fun to play with! Join the science fun as we make our own slime from natural ingredients and then mess around with it. Please wear clothes your parents don’t mind you getting dirty. To sign up call (626) 744-4066 option 4. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: The Institute of Museum and Library Services, Pasadena Public Library. Monday, November 24, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Pasadena Central Library Children's Story Room 285 E Walnut Ave Pasadena, CA 91101. 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, November 24, 2014, 2:00 PM. Lamanda Park Branch Library 140 S Altadena Drive Pasadena, CA 91107. For more info visit www.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, November 24, 2014, 2:00 PM. Villa Parke Branch Library 363 E Villa Street Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Got Books?

Hastings Details: Practice your reading skills and enjoy literacy activities with students from La Salle High School. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library, Hastings Branch. Monday, November 24, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Hastings Branch Library 3325 E Orange Grove Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91107. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

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, November 24, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 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: Learn how to use the keyboard, mouse, word processing, Internet, email and social networking sites. Call 626-744-6510 for reservations. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Monday, November 24, 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.

Lego® Club

La Pintoresca Details: Join us for our Lego® Club! Make stuff! Fun stuff! Science stuff! Create awesome projects based on our weekly theme. Lego® parts provided. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Monday, November 24, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. La Pintoresca Branch 1355 N Raymond Ave. Pasadena, CA. 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, November 24, 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.

CEMALA: Classical European Music Academy Los Angeles

Central Details: Magdolna Berezvai 323-678-3239 info@cemala.com classicaleuropeanmusicacademy@gmail.com. Audience: *All Ages. Monday, November 24, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Pasadena Central Library Auditorium 285 E. Walnut St. Pasadena CA 91101. For more info visit www.cemala.com.

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, November 24, 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.

Marvelous Monday Storytime

Hastings Details: Bring the little ones to the library for a fun-filled story. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Monday, November 24, 2014, 7:00 PM. Hastings Branch Library 3325 E. Orange Grove Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91107. For more info visit pasadenapubliclibrary.net.

Stop Kiss

Arts and Culture Details: November 4 - 30, 2014 STOP KISS by Diana Son, starring Sharon Leal and Angela Lin with John Sloan, Brandon Scott, Amanda Carlin and Jeff De Serrano, and directed by Seema Sueko. STOP KISS tells the story of Sara and Callie, who are walking through New York City's West Village late at night when they share their first kiss. This leads to a vicious attack by an angry bystander, in which Sara is horribly injured. Throughout STOP KISS, relationships are explored, formed, and even ended. Diana Son elab… Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Cost: $45-$125. Monday, November 24, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Pasadena Playhouse 39 S. El Molino Ave. Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit www.pasadenaplayhouse.org.

Stop Kiss

Arts and Culture Details: November 4 - 30, 2014 STOP KISS By Diana Son Starring Sharon Leal and Angela Lin With John Sloan, Brandon Scott, Amanda Carlin and Jeff De Serrano Directed by Seema Sueko STOP KISS marks The Playhouse directorial debut of Seema Sueko, who joined The Playhouse staff in January 2014. Originally produced Off-Broadway at The Public Theater, with a cast including Sandra Oh and Jessica Hecht, this critically acclaimed play received the GLAAD Media Award for Best New York Production. STOP KISS tells… Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Cost: $45 - $125. Monday, November 24, 2014, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 39 S. El Molino Ave. Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit www.pasadenaplayhouse.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, November 25, 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, November 25, 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. Fall Session • October 14 - December 16. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Central Library. Tuesday, November 25, 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.

Free Seasonal Flu Shot Clinc

La Pintoresca Details: Free flu shots will be offered to children and adults ages 9 and older by the Huntington Hospital Community Outreach Department. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Vaccine supplies are limited. Flu shots will be given on a first-come, first-served basis. Audience: *All Ages. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Huntington Memorial Hospital Community Outreach. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. La Pintoresca Branch 1355 N Raymond Ave. Pasadena, CA. For more info visit www.huntingtonhospital.com.

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. Fall Session • October 14 - December 16. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Central Library. Tuesday, November 25, 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, November 25, 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.  Fall Session • September 21 - December 13 For more information call 626-744-7264. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Tuesday, November 25, 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. Fall Session • September 21 - December 13. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library, Lamanda Park Branch. Tuesday, November 25, 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, November 25, 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.  Fall Session • September 21 - December 13. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Tuesday, November 25, 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, November 25, 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, November 25, 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.

CANCELED - USC and the Making of Los Angeles

San Rafael Details: Using the life of John R. Haynes (1853-1937) Los Angeles physician-millionaire-philanthropist and the development of USC, these lectures track the growth of L.A. from a dusty town of 12,000 in 1880 to an international metropolis approaching 2 million in 1932 when the city hosted the Olympic Games. Join us as we explore Los Angeles as a place of tuberculosis sanatoria, citrus orchards, oil fields, aqueducts, film sets, airports, and diverse and international peoples. Registration required. To sign up ca… Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM.

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. Fall Session • October 14 - December 16. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Central Library. Tuesday, November 25, 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, November 25, 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, November 25, 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, November 25, 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, November 25, 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.

Hanna Park’s Studio Recital

Central Details: Hanna Park 626-999-7714 Parkhanna_17@hotmail.com. Audience: *All Ages. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Pasadena Central Library Auditorium 285 E. Walnut St. Pasadena CA 91101.

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, November 25, 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.

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, November 25, 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.

Open Computer Lab Time

Villa Parke Community Center Details: Learn how to use the keyboard, mouse, word processing, Internet, email and social networking sites. Call 626-744-6510 for reservations. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Tuesday, November 25, 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.

Municipal Services Committee

City Council, Commissions & Committees Details: Meets the 2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month. For information call 626-744-4409. Audience: *All Ages. Cost: Free. Sponsors: City of Pasadena. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 4:00 PM. Council Conference Room S245/S246, 2nd Floor Pasadena City Hall 100 N. Garfield Avenue Pasadena, CA 91109. For more info visit ww2.cityofpasadena.net.

Homework Help

Central Details: Teen volunteers will assist students up to grade 8 with their homework assignments, guiding them to ways to finish their specific assignments. This is not a subject tutoring program. For further information contact Jane Gov, 626-744-4246. Audience: Children. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Pasadena Central Children's Room 285 E. Walnut St. Pasadena CA 91101.

Design Commission

City Council, Commissions & Committees Details: Regular meetings are on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday, in the Hale Building Hearing Room #120 or the Convention Center Conference Building Room 211/212, depending on availability. Telephone: 626-744-7135. Audience: *All Ages. Cost: Free. Sponsors: City of Pasadena. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 6:30 PM. Hale Building Hearing Room #120 175 N. Garfield Ave. Pasadena, CA 91109. For more info visit www.cityofpasadena.net.

Stop Kiss

Arts and Culture Details: November 4 - 30, 2014 STOP KISS by Diana Son, starring Sharon Leal and Angela Lin with John Sloan, Brandon Scott, Amanda Carlin and Jeff De Serrano, and directed by Seema Sueko. STOP KISS tells the story of Sara and Callie, who are walking through New York City's West Village late at night when they share their first kiss. This leads to a vicious attack by an angry bystander, in which Sara is horribly injured. Throughout STOP KISS, relationships are explored, formed, and even ended. Diana Son elab… Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Cost: $45-$125. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Pasadena Playhouse 39 S. El Molino Ave. Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit www.pasadenaplayhouse.org.

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, November 25, 2014, 7:15 PM – 8:55 PM. Pasadena Central Library Auditorium 285 E. Walnut St. Pasadena CA 91101.

Stop Kiss

Arts and Culture Details: November 4 - 30, 2014 STOP KISS By Diana Son Starring Sharon Leal and Angela Lin With John Sloan, Brandon Scott, Amanda Carlin and Jeff De Serrano Directed by Seema Sueko STOP KISS marks The Playhouse directorial debut of Seema Sueko, who joined The Playhouse staff in January 2014. Originally produced Off-Broadway at The Public Theater, with a cast including Sandra Oh and Jessica Hecht, this critically acclaimed play received the GLAAD Media Award for Best New York Production. STOP KISS tells… Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Cost: $45 - $125. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 39 S. El Molino Ave. Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit www.pasadenaplayhouse.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, November 26, 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.

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. Fall Session • September 21 - December 13. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Wednesday, November 26, 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. Fall Session • September 21 - December 13. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library | Santa Catalina. Wednesday, November 26, 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. Fall Session • September 21 - December 13. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Wednesday, November 26, 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. Fall Session • September 21 - December 13. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 11:00 AM. San Rafael Branch Library 1240 Nithsdale RD Pasadena, CA 91105. For more info visit www.cityofpasadena.net.

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, November 26, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Lamanda Park Branch 140 S Altadena DR Pasadena, CA 91107. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

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. November 5 • To Have and Have Not (1944) NR November 12 • The Monuments Men (2014) PG-13 November 19 • The Book Thief (2013) PG-13 November 26 • Miss Potter (2006) PG. Audience: *All Ages. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Friends of the Pasadena Public Library. Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Pasadena Central Library 285 E Walnut St Pasadena CA 91101. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Open Computer Lab Time

Villa Parke Community Center Details: Learn how to use the keyboard, mouse, word processing, Internet, email and social networking sites. Call 626-744-6510 for reservations. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Wednesday, November 26, 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.

Homework Help

Central Details: Teen volunteers will assist students up to grade 8 with their homework assignments, guiding them to ways to finish their specific assignments. This is not a subject tutoring program. For further information contact Jane Gov, 626-744-4246. Audience: Children. Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Pasadena Central Children's Room 285 E. Walnut St. Pasadena CA 91101.

Legislative Policy Committee

City Council, Commissions & Committees Details: Regular meetings are the 4th Wednesday of each month. For more information: 626-744-4222. Audience: *All Ages. Cost: Free. Sponsors: City of Pasadena. Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 5:30 PM. Fair Oaks Conference Room – S039 Basement Pasadena City Hall 100 N. Garfield Avenue Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit ww2.cityofpasadena.net.

Planning Commission

City Council, Commissions & Committees Details: Meets 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month. Phone: 626-744-7374. Audience: *All Ages. Sponsors: City of Pasadena. Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 6:30 PM. City Hall Council Chambers 100 N Garfield Ave Pasadena CA. For more info visit ww2.cityofpasadena.net.

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, November 26, 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, November 26, 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

Central Details: Carlyn Maw 917-319-2883 Carlyn.maw@gmail.com. Audience: Teens. Adults. Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Pasadena Central Library Sun Room 285 E. Walnut St. Pasadena CA 91101.

Stop Kiss

Arts and Culture Details: November 4 - 30, 2014 STOP KISS by Diana Son, starring Sharon Leal and Angela Lin with John Sloan, Brandon Scott, Amanda Carlin and Jeff De Serrano, and directed by Seema Sueko. STOP KISS tells the story of Sara and Callie, who are walking through New York City's West Village late at night when they share their first kiss. This leads to a vicious attack by an angry bystander, in which Sara is horribly injured. Throughout STOP KISS, relationships are explored, formed, and even ended. Diana Son elab… Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Cost: $45-$125. Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Pasadena Playhouse 39 S. El Molino Ave. Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit www.pasadenaplayhouse.org.

Stop Kiss

Arts and Culture Details: November 4 - 30, 2014 STOP KISS By Diana Son Starring Sharon Leal and Angela Lin With John Sloan, Brandon Scott, Amanda Carlin and Jeff De Serrano Directed by Seema Sueko STOP KISS marks The Playhouse directorial debut of Seema Sueko, who joined The Playhouse staff in January 2014. Originally produced Off-Broadway at The Public Theater, with a cast including Sandra Oh and Jessica Hecht, this critically acclaimed play received the GLAAD Media Award for Best New York Production. STOP KISS tells… Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Cost: $45 - $125. Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 39 S. El Molino Ave. Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit www.pasadenaplayhouse.org.

Thanksgiving Day

Details: City of Pasadena holiday; most city facilities and all libraries closed. Thursday, November 27, 2014.

Tofurky Trot

Central Arroyo Calendar Projected Attendance: 1,000. Thursday, November 27, 2014. Lot K and Rose Bowl Loop.

Homework Help

Central Details: Teen volunteers will assist students up to grade 8 with their homework assignments, guiding them to ways to finish their specific assignments. This is not a subject tutoring program. For further information contact Jane Gov, 626-744-4246. Audience: Children. Thursday, November 27, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Pasadena Central Children's Room 285 E. Walnut St. Pasadena CA 91101.

Stop Kiss

Arts and Culture Details: November 4 - 30, 2014 STOP KISS by Diana Son, starring Sharon Leal and Angela Lin with John Sloan, Brandon Scott, Amanda Carlin and Jeff De Serrano, and directed by Seema Sueko. STOP KISS tells the story of Sara and Callie, who are walking through New York City's West Village late at night when they share their first kiss. This leads to a vicious attack by an angry bystander, in which Sara is horribly injured. Throughout STOP KISS, relationships are explored, formed, and even ended. Diana Son elab… Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Cost: $45-$125. Thursday, November 27, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Pasadena Playhouse 39 S. El Molino Ave. Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit www.pasadenaplayhouse.org.

Stop Kiss

Arts and Culture Details: November 4 - 30, 2014 STOP KISS By Diana Son Starring Sharon Leal and Angela Lin With John Sloan, Brandon Scott, Amanda Carlin and Jeff De Serrano Directed by Seema Sueko STOP KISS marks The Playhouse directorial debut of Seema Sueko, who joined The Playhouse staff in January 2014. Originally produced Off-Broadway at The Public Theater, with a cast including Sandra Oh and Jessica Hecht, this critically acclaimed play received the GLAAD Media Award for Best New York Production. STOP KISS tells… Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Cost: $45 - $125. Thursday, November 27, 2014, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 39 S. El Molino Ave. Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit www.pasadenaplayhouse.org.

Day after Thanksgiving

Details: City of Pasadena holiday; most city facilities and all libraries closed. Friday, November 28, 2014.

Stop Kiss

Arts and Culture Details: November 4 - 30, 2014 STOP KISS by Diana Son, starring Sharon Leal and Angela Lin with John Sloan, Brandon Scott, Amanda Carlin and Jeff De Serrano, and directed by Seema Sueko. STOP KISS tells the story of Sara and Callie, who are walking through New York City's West Village late at night when they share their first kiss. This leads to a vicious attack by an angry bystander, in which Sara is horribly injured. Throughout STOP KISS, relationships are explored, formed, and even ended. Diana Son elab… Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Cost: $45-$125. Friday, November 28, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Pasadena Playhouse 39 S. El Molino Ave. Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit www.pasadenaplayhouse.org.

Stop Kiss

Arts and Culture Details: November 4 - 30, 2014 STOP KISS By Diana Son Starring Sharon Leal and Angela Lin With John Sloan, Brandon Scott, Amanda Carlin and Jeff De Serrano Directed by Seema Sueko STOP KISS marks The Playhouse directorial debut of Seema Sueko, who joined The Playhouse staff in January 2014. Originally produced Off-Broadway at The Public Theater, with a cast including Sandra Oh and Jessica Hecht, this critically acclaimed play received the GLAAD Media Award for Best New York Production. STOP KISS tells… Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Cost: $45 - $125. Friday, November 28, 2014, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 39 S. El Molino Ave. Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit www.pasadenaplayhouse.org.

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, November 29, 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, November 29, 2014, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Mithila Nepal Art Gallery 465 Converse Alley Pasadena CA 91101.

Irene’s School of Music Fall Recital

Central Details: No details available. Audience: *All Ages. Saturday, November 29, 2014, 9:30 AM – 4:45 PM. Pasadena Central Library Auditorium 285 E. Walnut St. Pasadena CA 91101.

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, November 29, 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.

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, November 29, 2014, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Lakeshore Learning Store 3848 E. Foothill Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91107. For more info visit www.lakeshorelearning.com.

Art Class for Adullts

Hill Avenue Details: Discover new artistic techniques. Led by artist Margot Dyches. All materials provided. Limited space. To sign up call (626) 744-7264. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Pubilc Library. Saturday, November 29, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Hill Avenue Branch 55 S. Hill Avenue Pasadena, CA 91106. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

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, November 29, 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.

Belly Laugh Productions Presents The Un-Royal Ball, A Comedy Dinner Show!

Arts and Culture Details: NAKED GUN meets 007 in this high-octane, improvisational comedy dinner show about an old fashion spy and his new hipster partner on detail at a royal ball. With a wild Princess, double agents, good guys, bad guys and never-ending innuendo -- this is a show sure to tickle your funny bone and leave you laughing with pleasure. This show answers the age-old questions: can you kidnap the willing, what to do when seduction go south, and how to take a kick-ass selfie? With interactive elements, audience members ca… Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Cost: $49.95. Saturday, November 29, 2014, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 180 N Fair Oaks Ave Pasadena, CA 91103. For more info visit www.bellylaughproductions.com.

Stop Kiss

Arts and Culture Details: November 4 - 30, 2014 STOP KISS by Diana Son, starring Sharon Leal and Angela Lin with John Sloan, Brandon Scott, Amanda Carlin and Jeff De Serrano, and directed by Seema Sueko. STOP KISS tells the story of Sara and Callie, who are walking through New York City's West Village late at night when they share their first kiss. This leads to a vicious attack by an angry bystander, in which Sara is horribly injured. Throughout STOP KISS, relationships are explored, formed, and even ended. Diana Son elab… Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Cost: $45-$125. Saturday, November 29, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Pasadena Playhouse 39 S. El Molino Ave. Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit www.pasadenaplayhouse.org.

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, November 29, 2014, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM. GRACE HALL 73 N. Hill Ave. in Pasadena Pasadena, CA. For more info visit pasadenaballroomdance.com.

Stop Kiss

Arts and Culture Details: November 4 - 30, 2014 STOP KISS By Diana Son Starring Sharon Leal and Angela Lin With John Sloan, Brandon Scott, Amanda Carlin and Jeff De Serrano Directed by Seema Sueko STOP KISS marks The Playhouse directorial debut of Seema Sueko, who joined The Playhouse staff in January 2014. Originally produced Off-Broadway at The Public Theater, with a cast including Sandra Oh and Jessica Hecht, this critically acclaimed play received the GLAAD Media Award for Best New York Production. STOP KISS tells… Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Cost: $45 - $125. Saturday, November 29, 2014, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 39 S. El Molino Ave. Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit www.pasadenaplayhouse.org.

Irene’s School of Music Fall Recital

Central Details: No details available. Audience: *All Ages. Sunday, November 30, 2014, 1:30 PM – 4:45 PM. Pasadena Central Library Auditorium 285 E. Walnut St. Pasadena CA 91101.

Stop Kiss

Arts and Culture Details: November 4 - 30, 2014 STOP KISS by Diana Son, starring Sharon Leal and Angela Lin with John Sloan, Brandon Scott, Amanda Carlin and Jeff De Serrano, and directed by Seema Sueko. STOP KISS tells the story of Sara and Callie, who are walking through New York City's West Village late at night when they share their first kiss. This leads to a vicious attack by an angry bystander, in which Sara is horribly injured. Throughout STOP KISS, relationships are explored, formed, and even ended. Diana Son elab… Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Cost: $45-$125. Sunday, November 30, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Pasadena Playhouse 39 S. El Molino Ave. Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit www.pasadenaplayhouse.org.

Stop Kiss

Arts and Culture Details: November 4 - 30, 2014 STOP KISS By Diana Son Starring Sharon Leal and Angela Lin With John Sloan, Brandon Scott, Amanda Carlin and Jeff De Serrano Directed by Seema Sueko STOP KISS marks The Playhouse directorial debut of Seema Sueko, who joined The Playhouse staff in January 2014. Originally produced Off-Broadway at The Public Theater, with a cast including Sandra Oh and Jessica Hecht, this critically acclaimed play received the GLAAD Media Award for Best New York Production. STOP KISS tells… Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Cost: $45 - $125. Sunday, November 30, 2014, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 39 S. El Molino Ave. Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit www.pasadenaplayhouse.org.

HANUKKAH

La Pintoresca Details: The Festival of Lights is commemorated for eight days beginning December 17. Enjoy the special displays celebrating Hanukkah. Age Range: All Ages. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Monday, December 1, 2014 – Tuesday, December 23, 2014. La Pintoresca Branch 1355 N Raymond Ave. Pasadena, CA. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

HANUKKAH

Linda Vista Details: The Festival of Lights is commemorated for eight days beginning December 17. Enjoy the special displays celebrating Hanukkah. Age Range: All Ages. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Monday, December 1, 2014 – Tuesday, December 23, 2014. Linda Vista Branch 1281 Bryant Street Pasadena, CA 91103. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

HANUKKAH

Central Details: The Festival of Lights is commemorated for eight days beginning December 17. Enjoy the special displays celebrating Hanukkah. Age Range: All Ages. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Monday, December 1, 2014 – Tuesday, December 23, 2014. Pasadena Central Library 285 E. Walnut St. Pasadena CA 91101. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

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, December 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.

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, December 1, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Lamanda Park Branch Library 140 S Altadena DR Pasadena, CA 91107. 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, December 1, 2014, 2:00 PM. Villa Parke Branch Library 363 E Villa Street Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Discovery Days

Allendale Details: Will it be cartoons? Will it be a game-a-thon? Will it be an exciting, fabulous, creative experience that you have never had before? Come and discover what the Allendale staff has in store for you! Audience: Teens. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Monday, December 1, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Allendale Branch Library 1130 South Marengo Avenue Pasadena, CA 91106. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Open Computer Lab Time

Villa Parke Community Center Details: Learn how to use the keyboard, mouse, word processing, Internet, email and social networking sites. Call 626-744-6510 for reservations. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Monday, December 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.

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, December 1, 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.

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, December 1, 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, December 1, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Pasadena Central Library Auditorium 285 E. Walnut St. Pasadena CA 91101.

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, December 2, 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, December 2, 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. Fall Session • October 14 - December 16. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Central Library. Tuesday, December 2, 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. Fall Session • October 14 - December 16. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Central Library. Tuesday, December 2, 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.  Fall Session • September 21 - December 13 For more information call 626-744-7264. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Tuesday, December 2, 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. Fall Session • September 21 - December 13. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library, Lamanda Park Branch. Tuesday, December 2, 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.  Fall Session • September 21 - December 13. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 10:30 AM. Villa Parke Branch Library 363 E. Villa Street Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit pasadenapubliclibrary.

CANCELED - USC and the Making of Los Angeles

San Rafael Details: Using the life of John R. Haynes (1853-1937) Los Angeles physician-millionaire-philanthropist and the development of USC, these lectures track the growth of L.A. from a dusty town of 12,000 in 1880 to an international metropolis approaching 2 million in 1932 when the city hosted the Olympic Games. Join us as we explore Los Angeles as a place of tuberculosis sanatoria, citrus orchards, oil fields, aqueducts, film sets, airports, and diverse and international peoples. Registration required. To sign up ca… Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM.

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. Fall Session • October 14 - December 16. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Central Library. Tuesday, December 2, 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, December 2, 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.

Tuesday Musicale Classical Music Recital

Central Details: Trudi Anderson 626-578-0703 Trudiand2cl@yahoo.com. Audience: *All Ages. Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. Pasadena Central Library Auditorium 285 E. Walnut St. Pasadena CA 91101.

Open Computer Lab Time

Villa Parke Community Center Details: Learn how to use the keyboard, mouse, word processing, Internet, email and social networking sites. Call 626-744-6510 for reservations. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Tuesday, December 2, 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, December 2, 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, December 2, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 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, December 2, 2014, 6:30 PM. Jackie Robinson Center 1020 N. Fair Oaks Avenue Pasadena, CA 91103. For more info visit ww2.cityofpasadena.net.

Navigating Open Enrollment

Central Details: Pasadena Education Network 866-216-7334 info@penamilies.org. Audience: *All Ages. Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Pasadena Central Library Auditorium 285 E. Walnut St. Pasadena CA 91101. For more info visit www.penfamilies.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, December 3, 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.

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. Fall Session • September 21 - December 13. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Wednesday, December 3, 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. Fall Session • September 21 - December 13. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library | Santa Catalina. Wednesday, December 3, 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. Fall Session • September 21 - December 13. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Wednesday, December 3, 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. Fall Session • September 21 - December 13. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 11:00 AM. San Rafael Branch Library 1240 Nithsdale RD Pasadena, CA 91105. For more info visit www.cityofpasadena.net.

San Rafael Knitting Boutique

San Rafael Details: Looking a special and unique gift for the holidays? The San Rafael Knitters are having their annual holiday sale! There will be knitted gifts of every variety for that special someone. Proceeds benefit the San Rafael Branch Library. Age Range: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. San Rafael Branch 1240 Nithsdale Road Pasadena, CA 91105. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

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. December 3 • Merry Christmas, Joyeux Noel (2005) PG-13 December 10 • The Christmas Candle (2013) PG December 17 • The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992) GNovember 26 • Miss Potter (2006) PG. Audience: *All Ages. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Friends of the Pasadena Public Library. Wednesday, December 3, 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 welcome. Audience: Adults. Cost: free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 2:00 PM. San Rafael Branch Library 1240 Nithsdale Rd Pasadena, CA. 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, December 3, 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: Learn how to use the keyboard, mouse, word processing, Internet, email and social networking sites. Call 626-744-6510 for reservations. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Wednesday, December 3, 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.

Council District 2 - Community Meeting

Santa Catalina Details: Community meeting with council member Margaret McAustin regarding various City topics. Audience: Adults. Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 6:00 PM. Santa Catalina Branch Library 999 E Washington Blvd Pasadena CA 91104. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

CEMALA: Classical European Music Academy Los Angeles

Central Details: Magdolna Berezvai 323-678-3239 info@cemala.com classicaleuropeanmusicacademy@gmail.com. Audience: *All Ages. Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Pasadena Central Library Auditorium 285 E. Walnut St. Pasadena CA 91101. For more info visit www.cemala.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, December 3, 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, December 3, 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

Central Details: Carlyn Maw 917-319-2883 Carlyn.maw@gmail.com. Audience: Teens. Adults. Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Pasadena Central Library Sun Room 285 E. Walnut St. Pasadena CA 91101.

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, December 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.

Infant and 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. Fall Session • September 21 - December 13. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library, Lamanda Park Branch. Thursday, December 4, 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. Fall Session • September 21 - December 13. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Thursday, December 4, 2014, 10:30 AM. La Pintoresca Branch Library 1355 N Raymond Avenue Pasadena, CA 91103. For more info visit www.cityofpasadena.net.

John Abrams’ Animal Magic Holiday Spectacular

Linda Vista Details: Join us for a wild adventure. You’ll laugh and scream with John’s zany blend of Magic, Comedy, Music and Live Exotic Pets in an entertainment experience guaranteed to amaze the entire family. Age Range: Families. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Thursday, December 4, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Linda Vista Branch 1281 Bryant Street Pasadena, CA 91103. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Pasadena Small Business Owners Networking Group

La Pintoresca Details: Increase your business knowledge, meet other local business people and practice your 30-second “elevator speech.” Sign up @ www.meetup.com/Pasadena-Small-Biz-Network. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Small Business Owners Networking Group. Thursday, December 4, 2014, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. La Pintoresca Branch Library 1355 North Raymond Avenue Pasadena, CA 91103. For more info visit www.meetup.com.

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, December 4, 2014, 12:45 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, December 4, 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.

San Rafael Knitting Group

San Rafael Details: Enjoy knitting or always wanted to learn how to knit? Then join the fun every Thursday. Call 626-744-7270 for more information. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Thursday, December 4, 2014, 2:00 PM. San Rafael Branch Library 1240 Nithsdale RD Pasadena, CA 91105. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

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, December 4, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Villa Parke Community Center Library 363 East Villa Street Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Open Computer Lab Time

Villa Parke Community Center Details: Learn how to use the keyboard, mouse, word processing, Internet, email and social networking sites. Call 626-744-6510 for reservations. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Thursday, December 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.

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, December 4, 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.

Edible Birdseed Treats

Hill Avenue Details: Do you think seeds are for the birds?  You’re right!  Join us as we create yummy bird treats with seeds.  Then watch the birds as they enjoy these special snacks! Age Range: All Ages. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Thursday, December 4, 2014, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Hill Avenue Branch 55 South Hill Avenue Pasadena CA. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

John Abrams’ Animal Magic Holiday Spectacular

Santa Catalina Details: Join us for a wild adventure. You’ll laugh and scream with John’s zany blend of Magic, Comedy, Music and Live Exotic Pets in an entertainment experience guaranteed to amaze the entire family. Age Range: Families. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Thursday, December 4, 2014, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Santa Catalina Branch 999 East Washington Boulevard Pasadena, CA 91104. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

San Rafael Book Discussion

San Rafael Details: Join us for a afternoon of friendly conversation on the fourth Thursday of the month. A Pasadena Public Library Book Group. For more information call 626-744-7270. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Thursday, December 4, 2014, 4:00 PM. San Rafael Branch Library 1240 Nithsdale Rd Pasadena, CA 91105. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Code Enforcement Commission

City Council, Commissions & Committees Details: Regular meetings on the 1st Thursday of each month. For more information: 626-744-4519. Audience: *All Ages. Cost: Free. Sponsors: City of Pasadena. Thursday, December 4, 2014, 4:00 PM. City of Pasadena Permit Center Hearing Room 175 N Garfield Ave Pasadena CA 91101. For more info visit ww2.cityofpasadena.net.

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, December 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.

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, December 5, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Pasadena Museum of California Art 490 East Union Street Pasadena, CA 91101.

PMCA123 Free First Fridays

Arts and Culture Details: PMCA123 Free First Fridays (12-5pm) October 3, November 7, December 5, January 2. Audience: *All Ages. Cost: 0. Friday, December 5, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Pasadena Museum of California Art 490 East Union St Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit pmcaonline.org.

Open Computer Lab Time

Villa Parke Community Center Details: Learn how to use the keyboard, mouse, word processing, Internet, email and social networking sites. Call 626-744-6510 for reservations. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Friday, December 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.

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, December 6, 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, December 6, 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, December 6, 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

La Pintoresca Details: Learn how to use Facebook. Sign up online or call (626) 744-7268 for reservations. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: La Pintoresca Branch Library. Saturday, December 6, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. La Pintoresca Branch Library 1355 N Raymond AVE Pasadena, CA 91103. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Free Practice ACT®, Scores, Analysis and Tips for Raising Them

La Pintoresca Details: Teens, get ready for the official ACT® by taking a practice test proctored and scored by C2 Education. Afterward you can pick up your test scores directly from C2 Education. There you will have a one-on-one meeting and receive tips on how to raise your scores and areas of the exam where you need to focus. Please bring pencils, calculator, and a snack. Audience: Teens. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library, Ucan Prep 4 College. Saturday, December 6, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. La Pintoresca Branch 1355 N Raymond Ave. Pasadena, CA. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

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, December 6, 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.

The Pasadena Novel, Memoir and Short Story Critique Group

San Rafael Details: To promote, support and encourage writers. For more information please contact Steven Browne at 818-429-0003. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Novel, Memoir and Short Story Critique Group. Saturday, December 6, 2014, 10:15 AM – 12:45 PM. San Rafael Branch Library 1240 Nithsdale Rd Pasadena, CA 91105.

Allendale Book Discussion Group

Allendale Details: Join us for a morning of friendly conversation as we discuss the latest selection. For more information call (626) 744-7260. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library, Allendale Branch. Saturday, December 6, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Allendale Branch Library 1130 S Marengo Ave Pasadena, CA 91106-4224. For more info visit pasadenapubliclibrary.net.

Tuesday Musicale Juniors Classical Music Recital

Central Details: Marisa Sakaguchi 310-387-0154. Audience: *All Ages. Saturday, December 6, 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, December 6, 2014, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Lakeshore Learning Store 3848 E. Foothill Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91107. For more info visit www.lakeshorelearning.com.

Play @ PPL: Toy Talk with Dr. Toy, Stevanne Auerbach, Ph.D.

Central Details: Choosing a toy this holiday season for a special preschooler in your life?  Learn what makes a great toy for children.  Dr. Toy has 45 plus years of training and hands-on experience, including founding and directing the world’s first interactive toy museum, and writing 15 books on parenting, childcare, toys and play.  Her most recent publication: “Dr. Toy’s Smart Play / Smart Toys: How to Select and Use the Best Toys and Games” – 4th Edition will be available for sale and signings. Age Range: All Ages. Cost: Free. Sponsors: U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services. Saturday, December 6, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Pasadena Public Library Studio on 4th 285 E. Walnut Street Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Holiday Garden Party

Hill Avenue Details: Celebrate our shared interest in gardening with a holiday garden party. In the spirit of sharing and swapping, bring a potluck dish, extra seedlings or plants, produce, flowers, seeds or un-needed gardening tools. Most importantly, bring your gardening stories to share with other gardeners. To sign up call (626) 744-7264. Age Range: All Ages. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Saturday, December 6, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Hill Avenue Branch 55 South Hill Avenue Pasadena CA. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Holiday Concert

Central Details: This concert will feature a wide variety of modern singer-songwriters performing traditional and original holiday music.Performers will include Severin Browne Lisa Turner Gary Stockdale Berington Van Campen Cynthia Carle Sabrina & Craig Chauncey Bowers Jeannie Willets H2unes Brad Colerick Ric Taylor. Audience: Teens. Adults. Sponsors: Co-sponsored by Espress Yourself coffee and Pasadena Folk Music Society. Saturday, December 6, 2014, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Pasadena Central Library Auditorium 285 E. Walnut St. Pasadena CA 91101.

Founders:Building a Business

San Rafael Details: How to start and grow a business. Please contact Mari Kochan at 323-309-0985 for more information. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Saturday, December 6, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM. San Rafael Branch Library 1240 Nithsdale Rd Pasadena, CA 91105. For more info visit meetup.com.

Polar Express Screening & Christmas Train Show

Santa Catalina Details: Celebrate the 10th anniversary of The Polar Express with a free screening and special Christmas Train Show. Age Range: Families. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Saturday, December 6, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Santa Catalina Branch 999 East Washington Boulevard Pasadena, CA 91104. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Anime Afternoon

Central Details: Teens, enjoy anime episodes, along with Japanese snacks and the a chance to see the newest manga in the library’s collection. Audience: Teens. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Saturday, December 6, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Pasadena Central Library Story Room 285 E. Walnut St. Pasadena CA 91101. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

African American Genealogy Group

Lamanda Park Details: Search out your heritage and recover the past with this dynamic group. Audience: Adults. Saturday, December 6, 2014, 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Lamanda Park Branch 140 S Altadena Dr Pasadena, CA 91107.

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, December 6, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Santa Catalina Branch Library 999 E. Washington Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91104. For more info visit perkinsalleypoets.blogspot.com.

Allendale Holiday Literary Festival and Tree Lighting

Allendale Details: Get into the spirit of the season by attending this special holiday event. Tomás Benitez, Jessica Ceballos, Amanda Yates Garcia, Douglas Kearney, Gerald Locklin, Mike Mollett, Amy Uyematsu, and Pam Ward headline a stellar roster of poets and authors which will explore the “true meanings” of the holidays in works ranging from the irreverent and satirical to the spiritual and devotional. The evening’s festivities will conclude with the lighting of the Allendale Park Christmas Tree at 5:30 p.m.  Refreshments p… Age Range: Families. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Madison Heights Neighborhood Association and Pasadena Public Works Department. Saturday, December 6, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Allendale Branch Library 1130 South Marengo Avenue Pasadena, CA 91106. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

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, December 6, 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.

Belly Laugh Productions Presents The Un-Royal Ball, A Comedy Dinner Show!

Arts and Culture Details: NAKED GUN meets 007 in this high-octane, improvisational comedy dinner show about an old fashion spy and his new hipster partner on detail at a royal ball. With a wild Princess, double agents, good guys, bad guys and never-ending innuendo -- this is a show sure to tickle your funny bone and leave you laughing with pleasure. This show answers the age-old questions: can you kidnap the willing, what to do when seduction go south, and how to take a kick-ass selfie? With interactive elements, audience members ca… Audience: Teens. Adults. Seniors. Cost: $49.95. Saturday, December 6, 2014, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 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, December 6, 2014, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM. GRACE HALL 73 N. Hill Ave. in Pasadena Pasadena, CA. For more info visit pasadenaballroomdance.com.

Tuesday Musicale Juniors Classical Music Recital

Central Details: Marisa Sakaguchi 310-387-0154. Audience: *All Ages. Sunday, December 7, 2014, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Pasadena Central Library Auditorium 285 E. Walnut St. Pasadena CA 91101.

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, December 8, 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.

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, December 8, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Lamanda Park Branch Library 140 S Altadena DR Pasadena, CA 91107. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Five Ways to Share and Gift Your Photos

Santa Catalina Details: Learn how to move your photos out of your devices and into your life. Discover how to make quick, easy, personalized gifts for the ones you love. Age Range: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Monday, December 8, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Santa Catalina Branch 999 East Washington Boulevard Pasadena, CA 91104. 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, December 8, 2014, 2:00 PM. Villa Parke Branch Library 363 E Villa Street Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

Open Computer Lab Time

Villa Parke Community Center Details: Learn how to use the keyboard, mouse, word processing, Internet, email and social networking sites. Call 626-744-6510 for reservations. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Monday, December 8, 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.

Appy Hour

Central Details: Take some cool new apps for a test drive! Join us and try out some of the best educational apps for kids, and even find some great free apps. Audience: *All Ages. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Monday, December 8, 2014, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Pasadena Central Library Children's Story Room 285 E. Walnut St. 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, December 8, 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.

The Fundamentals of Grant Writing

La Pintoresca Details: Learn about how to write a successful grant proposal.  Discover how to structure your proposal, support it with the necessary documents, and tell a compelling story about your organization.  Led by nonprofit management consultant, Jamie Jackson, MBA. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Monday, December 8, 2014, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. La Pintoresca Branch 1355 N Raymond Ave. Pasadena, CA. For more info visit cityofpasadena.net.

CEMALA: Classical European Music Academy Los Angeles

Central Details: Magdolna Berezvai 323-678-3239 info@cemala.com classicaleuropeanmusicacademy@gmail.com. Audience: *All Ages. Monday, December 8, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Pasadena Central Library Auditorium 285 E. Walnut St. Pasadena CA 91101. For more info visit www.cemala.com.

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, December 8, 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.

Commission on the Status of Women

City Council, Commissions & Committees Details: Regular meetings on the second Monday. For more information call 626-744-6530. Audience: *All Ages. Sponsors: City of Pasadena. Monday, December 8, 2014, 7:00 PM. Jackie Robinson Center Room 200 1020 N Fair Oaks Pasadena CA 91103. For more info visit ww2.cityofpasadena.net.

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, December 9, 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, December 9, 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. Fall Session • October 14 - December 16. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Central Library. Tuesday, December 9, 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. Fall Session • October 14 - December 16. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Central Library. Tuesday, December 9, 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.  Fall Session • September 21 - December 13 For more information call 626-744-7264. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Tuesday, December 9, 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. Fall Session • September 21 - December 13. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library, Lamanda Park Branch. Tuesday, December 9, 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.  Fall Session • September 21 - December 13. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 10:30 AM. Villa Parke Branch Library 363 E. Villa Street Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit pasadenapubliclibrary.

CANCELED - USC and the Making of Los Angeles

San Rafael Details: Using the life of John R. Haynes (1853-1937) Los Angeles physician-millionaire-philanthropist and the development of USC, these lectures track the growth of L.A. from a dusty town of 12,000 in 1880 to an international metropolis approaching 2 million in 1932 when the city hosted the Olympic Games. Join us as we explore Los Angeles as a place of tuberculosis sanatoria, citrus orchards, oil fields, aqueducts, film sets, airports, and diverse and international peoples. Registration required. To sign up ca… Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM.

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. Fall Session • October 14 - December 16. Audience: Children. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Central Library. Tuesday, December 9, 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, December 9, 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.

Senior Commission

City Council, Commissions & Committees Details: Regular meetings on the second Tuesday. For more information call 626-744-6937 or 626-744-6939. Audience: *All Ages. Cost: Free. Sponsors: City of Pasadena. Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 2:00 PM. Call for location. For more info visit ww2.cityofpasadena.net.

Open Computer Lab Time

Villa Parke Community Center Details: Learn how to use the keyboard, mouse, word processing, Internet, email and social networking sites. Call 626-744-6510 for reservations. Audience: Adults. Cost: Free. Sponsors: Pasadena Public Library. Tuesday, December 9, 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.

Accessibility and Disability Commission

City Council, Commissions & Committees Details: To get to conference room S038, take the Council Chamber elevator, located in the southeast corner of City Hall (near the corner of Euclid and Union) to Basement; exit; and turn right. The first door on the left is identified as S038. Regular meetings are monthly on the first Tuesday. Telephone: 626-744-4782. Audience: *All Ages. Cost: Free. Sponsors: City of Pasadena Accessibility and Disability Commission. Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 3:00 PM. Pasadena City Hall - Grand Conference Room S038 100 N. Garfield Ave. Pasadena, CA 91101. For more info visit www.cityofpasadena.net.

Municipal Services Committee

City Council, Commissions & Committees Details: Meets the 2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month. For information call 626-744-4409. Audience: *All Ages. Cost: Free. Sponsors: City of Pasadena. Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 4:00 PM. Council Conference Room S245/S246, 2nd Floor Pasadena City Hall 100 N. Garfield Avenue Pasadena, CA 91109. For more info visit ww2.cityofpasadena.net.

CEMALA: Classical European Music Academy Los Angeles

Central Details: Magdolna Berezvai 323-678-3239 info@cemala.com classicaleuropeanmusicacademy@gmail.com. Audience: *All Ages. Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Pasadena Central Library Auditorium 285 E. Walnut St. Pasadena CA 91101. For more info visit www.cemala.com.

Design Commission

City Council, Commissions & Committees Details: Regular meetings are on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday, in the Hale Building Hearing Room #120 or the Convention Center Conference Building Room 211/212, depending on availability. Telephone: 626-744-7135. Audience: *All Ages. Cost: Free. Sponsors: City of Pasadena. Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 6:30 PM. Hale Building Hearing Room #120 175 N. Garfield Ave. Pasadena, CA 91109. For more info visit www.cityofpasadena.net.