501 S. Pacific Avenue, GLENDALE
10AM-3PM > Free flu shots, blood work, cancer screenings, CPR training, medical consultations & more. glendalehealthfestival.com
209 E. Mariposa Street, ALTADENA
10AM-4PM > The Pasadena Waldorf School elves create a magical experience for all ages with games, crafts, shopping & more. pasadenawaldorf.org
Along Colorado Blvd., PASADENA
11AM > Wacky, unusual & entertaining pageant participants travel down Colorado Blvd. pasadenadoodahparade.info
Descanso Gardens, LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE
TIMES VARY > An interactive, nighttime walk through unique lighting experiences. enchantedla.com
MONROVIA Canyon Park
9AM-12PM > Enjoy a guided hike & the colorful fall foliage. Picnic lunch is included. cityofmonrovia.org
Chaparral Lanes, SAN DIMAS
12-4PM > Help support the adults with disabilities that OPARC serves in the Inland Empire. oparc.org
Memorial Park, LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE
5K RACE: 8:30AM | KID’S RUN 9:30AM > Benefit run for local families in need & collecting canned & non-perishables. cclcf.org
1st & Harvard, CLAREMONT
6AM > Enjoy a new Thanksgiving tradition with a 1K fun run & 5K run/walk. claremontturkeytrot.com
La Fetra Center, GLENDORA
9AM-6PM > Get started on holiday shopping with cra s & holiday decor from 40+ vendors. Proceeds support La Fetra Center. glendoracitynews.com
ALTADENA Public Library
1-6PM > Celebrate the harvest season & get a jump on holiday shopping with local food artisans, crafters & more. artisanalla.com
NOV 17 | HOLIDAY STROLL & TREE LIGHTING
6-9PM > Santa arrives in the Village, bringing Christmas tree lighting, carriage rides & more! glendoravillage.com
LA Arboretum, ARCADIA
9AM-4PM > The Gift Shop will be decked out for the holiday to put you in a festive mood w/refreshments. arboretum.org
Downtown SIERRA MADRE
12-8PM > Old Fashioned Winter Village with snow, Santa, food & crafts. Podley Boutique featuring holiday decor from Annemarie of Sierra M & refreshments!
Arlington Garden, PASADENA
10AM-4PM > 50 local artists & makers, food truck from LocoL, live music & more. artonpalm.com
SIERRA MADRE Playhouse
TIMES VARY > The classic story of Ralphie’s campaign to get a Red Ryder BB rifle for Christmas. sierramadreplayhouse.org
Lanterman Auditorium, LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE
3PM > 2017 International Quartet Champions In A Frenzy will perform live. verdugohillschorus.org
Central Park, PASADENA
10AM-4PM > 150+ local artisans, crafters & DIY enthusiasts sell their art, crafts & much more. jackalopeartfair.com
6-7:45PM > Enjoy freshly popped popcorn & watch The BFG with your family & friends. cityofmonrovia.org
Art & Entertainment
7:30PM > Enjoy spooky short plays from one of the best LA theater productions. unboundproductions.org
ALTADENA, Mountain View Mausoleum & Cemetery
SAT: 8PM, SUN: 2PM & TUE: 7:30PM
4 Classic Twilight Zone episodes are performed. Reception following matinee. jewishsgpv.org
ARCADIA, Clarke Center
OCT 13 | ART NIGHT PASADENA
OCT 23-28 | HALLOWEEN CRAFT WEEK
10AM-8PM > Get into a spooky mood with Halloween crafts at the library. cityofglendora.org
GLENDORA, Public Library
11AM-5PM > Culinary celebration with delicious food, cooking demos, live music & more! southlakeavenue.org
PASADENA, Corporate Center
9AM-5PM > Celebrate Japanese art & culture with this family-friendly festival. Advanced tickets required. descansogardens.org
LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE, Descanso Gardens
5-8PM > Local merchants & restaurants will participate in a festival of food, music & spirits. tastemonrovia.com
MONROVIA, 602 S. Myrtle Ave.
TIMES VARY > Bus & walking tours, presentations, antiques & decorative arts sale. pasadenaheritage.org
PASADENA, Various Locations
OCT 7 | OKTOBERFEST
12-11PM > Stop by to see some of our La Cañada agents man the barrels at Glendale & the Foothills’ largest event of the year!
MONTROSE, 2300-2400 Honolulu Ave.
OCT 7 | TOUR THE SCARECROWS
TIMES VARY > FREE bus & walking tour of scarecrows in Sierra Madre. Register early! creativeartsgroup.org
SIERRA MADRE, 108 N. Baldwin Ave.
OCT 21 | HALLOWEEN FUN RUN
7AM Check-in > 5K Run/Walk & Kids Pumpkin Fun Run – All ages welcome and bring your best holiday attire! crescentavalleychamber.org
LA CRESCENTA, Two Strike Park
Sponsored by Podley Agent, Agnes Streb-Konefat
OCT 21 | PUMPKIN FESTIVAL
10AM-4PM > 25th annual pumpkin patch including food, games, crafts, pony rides & more! cityofglendora.org
GLENDORA, Centennial Heritage Park
OCT 21 | SANTA ANITA PUMPKIN PATCH
12-4PM > Pumpkin patch with family fun zone & infield activities for your little jockeys. santaanita.com
ARCADIA, Santa Anita Racetrack
OCT 27-28 | HALLOWEEN WINDOW PAINTING CONTEST
TIMES VARY > Community youth paint local business windows throughout the downtown area. cityofsierramadre.com
SIERRA MADRE, Civic Club
3-5PM > Stop by Podley Properties & other participating merchants to trick-or-treat!
LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE, 846 Foothill Blvd.
OCT 31 | OLD TOWN TRICK-OR-TREAT & HALLOWEEN BASH
3-6PM > Enjoy an afternoon of ghoulish fun for the entire family! cityofmonrovia.org
MONROVIA, Old Town
OCT 31 | ANNUAL HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL
5-8PM > Trick-or-treat around the village. Stay for games, food, prizes & more! cityofsierramadre.com
GLENDORA, Finkbiner Park
OCT 31 | SIERRA MADRE COSTUME PARADE
3:30PM > Trick-or-Treating; 5:30PM > After trick-or-treating, participate in a Halloween costume parade led by the local fire department. cityofsierramadre.com
SIERRA MADRE, Kersting Court to Memorial Park
OCT 31 | TRUNK-OR-TREAT
5:30-8:30PM > Enjoy trick-or-treating from car trunks while also enjoying carnival games, prizes & photo booth. rocklaverne.com
LA VERNE, Rock of the Foothills Church
Outside Fairs & Festivals
TIMES VARY > POMONA Fairplex
Annual event featuring entertainment, crafts, rides, fair food & much more! Closed Mon & Tues. lacountyfair.com
FREE event inviting artists, performers & local vendors to activate Downtown Glendale. openartsmusic.com
3-day event featuring authentic Greek food, music & entertainment. pasadenagreekfest.org
Glendorafest is an annual beer tasting event with local craft brews, food trucks & live music. glendorafest.com
Traditional Chinese celebration with music, entertainment, signature moon cakes & more festival treats. arboretum.org
Get a Taste & Enjoy the Show
8PM > Fremont Centre Threatre, SOUTH PASADENA
BAND: 6:30PM, MOVIE: 8PM
2: Jaws (Victory Park, PASADENA)
16: The Princess Bride (Library Park, GLENDALE)
A great Saturday night outdoors with a movie, food trucks & live music. Dog friendly. eatseehear.com
Bring the family to Monday Movie Night & enjoy freshly popped popcorn! cityofmonrovia.org
Enjoy wine, beer, spirit tastings, and samples from local restaurants & caterers. 21+. altadenalibrary.org
Stroll through the Arboretum, taste the local flavors & sip wine under the stars. 21+. tasteofarcadia.com
Fun for the Family
Take a walk to see what’s happening in the gardens this season. FREE with admission. descansogardens.org
TGIF – Play board games with friends, family & neighbors! altadenalibrary.org
Have fun learning how to bring your scarecrow to life at this annual FREE workshop! creativeartsgroup.org
Bring the family, meet the neighbors & play board games together. cityofsierramadre.com
A morning of hands-on gardening for the whole family. Learn the basics of digging, watering & sowing seeds. descansogardens.org
Great overnight event with s’mores, hikes, story time & fun-filled activities. Dinner & breakfast provided. monroviacc.com
Events & Local Happenings
JUNE 9 | BBQ, BLUES & BOCCE
5-9pm > Hathaway-Sycamores’ El Nido Campus, ALTADENA
Fundraiser featuring BBQ, beer tastings, outdoor games, live music & family friendly fun for all!
JUNE 10 | GLENDORA HERITAGE DAY PICNIC
11am-3pm > Centennial Heritage Park, GLENDORA
Come out and celebrate Glendora’s history with food & fun activities for the whole family!
JUNE 11 | HAPPY BIRTHDAY PASADENA
1-4pm > PASADENA Museum of History
FREE community festival celebrating Pasadena with exhibitions, entertainment, chalk art & crafts.
JUNE 17-18 | PASADENA CHALK FESTIVAL
10am-7pm > Paseo Colorado, PASADENA
FREE event featuring hundreds of chalk murals, live music, fantastic food, shopping & more!
BEGINS JUNE 19 | SUMMER EXTRAVAGANZA
12-5pm > 843 E. Olive Avenue, MONROVIA
8-week FREE summer program including games, activities, crafts, excursions, exercise and nutrition & more! cityofmonrovia.org
JUNE 22 | PFAR CHARITABLE FOUNDATION WINE TASTING EVENT
5-8pm > 26 E. Colorado Blvd., PASADENA
An elegant evening of classic wines, champagnes & Hors D’oeuvres. Silent auction from 5-6:45pm. Live auction at 7pm.
Call Michele Giffin for tickets: 626.893.1682
JUNE 30-JULY 2 | 626 NIGHT MARKET
Fri & Sat: 4pm-1am, Sun: 4-11pm > Santa Anita Park, ARCADIA
Enjoy food, crafts, music & entertainment at this weekend festival appealing to all ages.
Movies Under the Stars
JUNE 3 | ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY
Doors: 5:30pm, Movie: 8:30pm > Victory Park, PASADENA
The Rebel Alliance steals the plans for the Death Star, setting up the epic saga to follow.
JUNE 17 | LA LA LAND
Doors: 5:30pm, Movie 8:30pm > Centennial Square, PASADENA
Oscar award-winning musical about the joy and pain of pursuing your dreams in Los Angeles.
JUNE 17 | JUNGLE BOOK
Doors: 7pm, Movie: 8pm > MONROVIA Historical Museum
Podley’s Gina Ammon will be serving root beer ﬂoats at this evening of fun with your neighbors.
JUNE 24 | CRAZY, STUPID, LOVE
Doors: 5:30pm, Movie: 8:30pm > GLENDALE Central Park
A middle-aged man’s life changes dramatically when his wife asks him for a divorce.
Summer Concerts & Music
JUNE 4 | MONROVIA MUSIC FEST
12-7pm > Library Park, MONROVIA
Fun for the whole family with food trucks, beer garden, activity booths & vendors.
JUNE 4, 11, 18 & 25 | MUSIC IN THE PARK
6-8pm > Memorial Park, LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE
4: Upstream Music (Soca & Reggae)
11: Misplaced Priorities (Classic Rock) & Classic Car Show
18: David Saga Jazz Quintet
25: FM Radio (Every Style Along the Dial)
JUNE 10 & 25 | SIERRA MADRE CONCERTS IN THE PARK
6-8pm > Memorial Park, SIERRA MADRE
10: Pasadena Community Orchestra (Classical)
25: Sierra Madre Music Company (Local Talent)
JUNE 15, 22 & 29 | MUSIC ON THE MAIN
6-8pm > Descanso Gardens, LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE
Enjoy evenings of live music presented by some of the coolest jazz artists in the Southland.
JUNE 17 | BROADWAY: THE GOLDEN AGE
7:30-10:30pm > LA Arboretum, ARCADIA
Pasadena POPS has the stars come out to celebrate the golden age of Broadway with the legendary Liza Minnelli.
JUNE 29 | SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
6:30pm > SAN GABRIEL Mission Playhouse Plaza
FREE outdoor concert featuring Summer Jazz with Kelly Che.
JUNE 29 | SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
Times Vary > Levitt Pavillion, PASADENA
Enjoy this FREE summer concert series under the stars.
APR 30-MAY 5 | PASADENA RESTAURANT WEEK
Various PASADENA Restaurants
Award-winning restaurants offer special lunch and dinner menus at incredible prices!
MAY 4 | MAY THE FOURTH
3pm: Kids 5-12, Teens: 4pm > ALTADENA Library
May the Fourth be with you! Hang out with friends, make your own light saber & get your Jedi on.
MAY 5 | CINCO DE MAYO MARIACHI NIGHT
6-9pm > Descanso Gardens, LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with an authentic Mexican buffet & live mariachi music.
MAY 6 | ECLECTIC MUSIC FESTIVAL AND ART WALK
3-10pm > Downtown SOUTH PASADENA
FREE family-friendly music fest and art walk with food trucks & a beer/wine garden.
MAY 6-7 | ANNUAL SIERRA MADRE ART FAIR
Sat: 9:30am-6pm, Sun: 9:30am-5pm > Memorial Park, SIERRA MADRE
2-day event of artists showing and selling their work, as well as food vendors & entertainment.
MAY 7 | ALTADENA ANNUAL HOME TOUR
10am-4pm > ALTADENA Highlands Neighborhood
4 beautiful homes and gardens will be on display. Enjoy food vendors & live entertainment along the tour.
MAY 7 | MONROVIA HISTORIC HOMES TOUR
10am-4pm > Historic Homes Across MONROVIA
MOHPG hosts its 35th annual tour with 6 vintage homes, built from 1901-1921.
MAY 13 | ART ON PALM
10am-5pm > Arlington Garden, PASADENA
New location for this annual art festival featuring local artists, live music & refreshments.
MAY 13 | FOUNTAIN TO THE FALLS 7-MILE RUN
7am > Starts in Library Park, MONROVIA
7th annual race from Library Park to the Canyon Park Waterfall. Medals awarded by age category.
MAY 14 | MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH
10am-5pm > Huntington Library, SAN MARINO
Treat Mom to an elegant brunch (9:30am & 1pm) and stroll through the gardens to enjoy the roses in full bloom.
MAY 14 | MOTHER’S DAY AT THE CASTLE GREEN
1-5pm > 99 S. Raymond Ave., PASADENA
Take a step back in time and tour the historic Castle Green. Come early & enjoy tea in the ballroom.
MAY 14 | MOTHER’S DAY AT THE RACES
11am-5pm > Santa Anita Park, ARCADIA
Bring Mom out to enjoy a spectacular day of racing accompanied by brunch at the Turf Terrace Restaurant.
MAY 16 | CUISINES OF THE FOOTHILLS
5:30-8:30pm > GLENDORA Country Club
Step “Under the Big Top”to taste food, wine & more from 20 different restaurants.
MAY 20-21 | MONROVIA DAYS
Times Vary > Library Park, MONROVIA
Annual weekend celebration of family fun with live music, food, art, vendors, activities & a parade.
MAY 21 | MUSEUMS OF THE ARROYO DAY
12-5pm > LOS ANGELES & PASADENA Museums
Explore 6 local museums for FREE! Shuttles between museums are available.
MAY 24 | TASTE OF DUARTE
5-8pm > Westminster Gardens, DUARTE
Enjoy a taste of Duarte with food samples, drink tastings, live entertainment & more!
MAY 26-29 | MEMORIAL WEEKEND FIESTA DAYS
Times Vary > Various LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE Locations
Annual, all-encompassing small town community celebration.
MAY 27 | MOUNT WILSON TRAIL RACE
Starts 7am > Mount Wilson Trail, SIERRA MADRE
The second oldest trail race in California returns, along with the Kid’s Fun Run!
22 | 5TH ANNUAL PODLEY SHRED EVENT
8:30am-2pm > Podley Properties Locations:
755 E. Route 66, GLENDORA
846 Foothill Blvd., LA CAÑADA
242 W. Foothill Blvd., MONROVIA
897 Granite Dr., PASADENA
30 N. Baldwin Ave., SIERRA MADRE
Stop by, drop-off & enjoy some refreshments for FREE! RSVP Here!
22 | GLENDORA EARTH DAY CELEBRATION
9am-2pm > GLENDORA Civic Center
FREE event to celebrate our planet with workshops, tours, live entertainment & more.
22-23 | EARTH DAY & BOTANIC BLING
9am-5pm > Descanso Gardens, LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE
Celebrate Spring with programs focusing on flowers, plants for your garden & earth friendly Bling.
LOCAL FESTIVALS & FAIRS
1 | ANNUAL GLENDORA CHALK FEST
10am-4pm > Along GLENDORA Avenue
Enjoy a day of music, balloon art, face painting & more while exploring the “Adventures in Storyland” chalk art.
28-30 | ARTBORETUM 2017
11am-5pm > Arboretum Oak Room, ARCADIA
Second annual art show & sale featuring original works of botanical art.
29 | LA CRESCENTA HOMETOWN COUNTRY FAIR
10am-6pm > CRESCENTA Valley Park
FREE arts & crafts, carnival rides for kids, dog parade, vintagecar show, pie eating contest & more!
29-30 | JACKALOPE ARTS & CRAFT FAIR
10am-5pm > Central Park, PASADENA
Your shopping destination for locally handcrafted goods with an emphasis on quality artistry.
HOME & GARDEN
1-2 & 8-9 | SHAKESPEARE’S LOVE SCENES & SONNETS
11am & 1pm > Descanso Gardens, LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE
Ensemble Shakespeare Theater performs love scenes & sonnets in the Rose Garden.
23 | ART OF THE GARDEN
10:30am-4:30pm > SIERRA MADRE, ALTADENA, PASADENA
5 private gardens open their gates for this self-guided art & garden tour.
23-MAY 21 | PASADENA SHOWCASE HOUSE OF DESIGN
Times Vary > PASADENA Showcase House
Take a tour of the 2017 Showcase House at this annual benefit. Check out the website for shuttle
30 | BUNGALOW HEAVEN TOUR
10am-4pm > Bungalow Heaven Neighborhood, PASADENA
Stroll through Pasadena’s first Landmark District & experience this beautiful historic neighborhood.
15 | ANNUAL EASTER EGG HUNT
10am > Memorial Park, SIERRA MADRE
Volunteer Firefighter’s Association hosts this annual event with an egg hunt, candy & the Easter Bunny.
15 | SPRING EGG HUNT & HEALTHY KIDS DAY
10am > Recreation Park, MONROVIA
Wellness activities, arts & crafts, face painting, carnival games, petting zoo & a visit from the Spring Bunny!
15-16 | KIDSPACE EGG HUNT
Times Vary by Age Group > Kidspace Museum, PASADENA
Pre-registration is required for this fun event featuring an egg hunt and spring activities.
16 | EASTER EGG HUNT
12:30pm-3:30pm > Santa Anita Park, ARCADIA
Grab your baskets & bring the whole family to enjoy the fun zone & the Easter Bunny.
3 | GOLDEN BOUGH AT THE COFFEE GALLERY
8pm > The Coffee Gallery Backstage, ALTADENA
Enjoy the traditional music of the Celtic nations in Altadena!
3-5 | ART IN BLOOM
Creative Arts Group, SIERRA MADRE
A unique art exhibition in which local florists create artistic, floral interpretations of art pieces.
4 | DUARTE COMMUNITY HEALTH FAIR
8-11:30am > Duarte Community Center
Community health fair offering a variety of free health care screenings and info sessions.
4 | 24th ANNUAL WESTERN ROUND-UP
10am-2pm > LA CAÑADA Community Center
A day of western-themed fun for the whole family! Pony rides, games, petting zoo & more!
4-5, 11-12 | CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL
9am-5pm > Descanso Gardens, LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE
Springtime celebration featuring music, origami, food and guided garden walks.
5 | 626 GOLDEN STREETS
9am-3pm > Various SAN GABRIEL VALLEY locations
Walk, run, skate, bike and explore! 18+ miles of open streets link 6 Foothill Gold Line stations.
7 | HOUSE MUSIC CONCERT SERIES
7pm > Gamble House, PASADENA
The Gamble House living room transforms into an intimate music venue with reception on the terrace.
8-16 | PASADENA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Participating PASADENA Theatres
The best of the best in independent film are showcased at this annual 9-day festival.
11, 18, 25 | LAZY KNITTING WORKSHOP SERIES
2pm > MONROVIA Public Library
FREE workshop to design and knit your own statement necklace, garland & tote bag. Supplies provided.
12 | WISTARIA FESTIVAL
9am-5pm > Downtown SIERRA MADRE
Come stop by the Podley booth! Tour the world’s largest wistaria vine, enjoy live music & family-friendly activities.
17-18 | BATTLE OF THE BIG BANDS
7pm > Haugh Performing Arts Center, GLENDORA
Citrus College’s Blue Note Orchestra & Azusa Pacific University’s Jazz Ensemble face off in a musical duel.
19 | LOS ANGELES MARATHON
6:30am > Dodger Stadium, LOS ANGELES
Over 25,000 athletes from all 50 states will set out on a marathon run from Dodger stadium all the way to Santa Monica.
20 | MONDAY MOVIE NIGHT: THE GOOD DINOSAUR
6pm > MONROVIA Public Library
Imagine a world where dinosaurs & humans live side-by-side. Enjoy freshly popped popcorn.
24 | TEEN FILM: DOCTOR STRANGE
3:30pm > ALTADENA Library
Gather your friends & enjoy a flick about a former neurosurgeon drawn into the world of the mystic arts.
24 | CHALK PAINT® PAINT-A-PIECE WORKSHOP
5pm > Knot Too Shabby, GLENDORA
Bring and learn how to paint, distress & wax your furniture.
24-26 | HUCK FINN FISHING DERBY & CAMPOUT
Times Vary > SIERRA MADRE Settling Basin
Fantastic opportunity for families to get experience camping & fishing at this 3-day annual event.
25 | AN EVENING OF WINE & CHOCOLATE
5pm > La Fetra Center, GLENDORA
Enjoy a sit down evening of scrumptious chocolates paired with the perfect wine.
25 | MARIACHI WOMEN’S FESTIVAL: ¡VIVA VERACRUZ!
7:30pm > SAN GABRIEL Mission Playhouse
A unique musical journey from jarocho fandango to mariachi fiesta.
25 | PEACOCK DAY
9:30am-4:30pm > LA Arboretum & Botanic Garden, ARCADIA
Celebrate the peacock with activities exploring their amazing habits & attributes.
RECIPE FOR LOVE
FEB 17 | WINE & CUISINE TASTING BENEFIT
7-9:30pm > Alverno’s Villa del Sol, SIERRA MADRE
An evening of wine, food tastings & live entertainment supporting your Sierra Madre library.
FEB 18 | SANTA ANITA CHILI COOK-OFF
12-5pm > Santa Anita Park, ARCADIA
Enjoy samplings from the best chili recipes in SoCal for that’ll have your mouth watering.
DANCE & FILM
FEB 5 | SILENT SUNDAYS SERIES: LAUREL & HARDY
2:30pm > SAN GABRIEL Mission Playhouse
Festival of comedy shorts featuring one of history’s greatest ever comedy duos, Laurel & Hardy!
FEB 12 | CINDERELLA
2pm > Haugh Performing Arts Center, GLENDORA
Esteemed Russian National Ballet Theatre performs another magical piece from the
classical ballet repertoire. haughpac.com
FEB 24 | TEEN FILM: CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR
3:30pm > ALTADENA Library
There’s a rift between former allies Captain America and Iron Man. FREE screening of this
great superhero film. altadenalibrary.org
FEB 27 | MONDAY MOVIE NIGHT: WINNIE THE POOH
6-7:45pm > MONROVIA Public Library
Enjoy freshly popped popcorn and cuddle up with your family to watch a terrific movie!
MUSIC & LITERATURE
FEB 1, 8, 15 & 22 | MUSIC IN THE CHINESE GARDEN
1-3pm > Huntington Library, SAN MARINO
Enjoy traditional Chinese music every Wednesday afternoon in the
Garden of Flowing Fragrance. huntington.org
FEB 4 | MAD REVIVAL LIVE AT THE OLD TOWNE PUB
7pm > 23 E. Holly Street, PASADENA
Soul music sensation Mad Revival performs live for their record release party
at Pasadena’s iconic Old Towne Pub. madrevival.com
FEB 4 | SPECIAL STORY TIME WITH ILLUSTRATOR MARAL SASSOUNI
10:30am > Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse, LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE
This award-winning illustrator will read her picture book The
Green Umbrella & lead a related activity. flintridgebooks.com
FEB 4 & 5 | CHINESE NEW YEAR FESTIVAL
10am–5pm > Huntington Library, SAN MARINO
The Year of the Rooster begins with lion dancers, martial arts,
Chinese music & more. huntington.org
FEB 11 | LUNAR NEW YEAR FESTIVAL
10am-5pm > Valley Blvd., ALHAMBRA
Celebrate at this annual street festival featuring food, entertainment
& activities. alhambranewyearfestival.com
FEB 11 & 12 | CAMELLIA & TEA FESTIVAL
9:30am-2pm > Descanso Gardens, LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE
Camellia brightens winter days with its colorful blossoms & warms
the heart when brewed into tea! descansogardens.org
ART & ENTERTAINMENT
UNTIL FEB 13 | STATES OF MIND: PICASSO LITHOGRAPHS
12-5pm > Norton Simon Museum, PASADENA
Tracing the evolution of individual compositions through multiple
states, adjustments & revisions. nortonsimon.org
FEB 25 | MUTUAL OF OMAHA’S WILD KINGDOM
2pm > Haugh Performing Arts Center, GLENDORA
Experience wildlife as you never have before with Peter Gros who
shares his travel experiences & timeless tales. haughpac.com
FEB 25 | GREAT TRIVIA CHALLENGE CELEBRATION
5pm > Felix Event Center, AZUSA Pacific University
Celebrate 25 years of the Great Trivia Challenge with fabulous food
and fun-raising. ci.glendora.ca.us
FEB 2 | ROCKET BUILDING WALK-IN CRAFT
12-5:45pm > SIERRA MADRE Library
Eager participants can build and launch a paper rocket, make
friends and have fun. cityofsierramadre.com
FEB 18 | CRAZY KID CONCOCTION
2-3pm > MONROVIA Public Library
Create awesome STEAM based projects with a special Valentine’s
Day twist. Open to all mad scientists. cityofmonrovia.org
2-3 | POST PARADE: SHOWCASE OF FLOATS
Mon: 1pm-4pm, Tues: 9am-4pm > Sierra Madre Blvd. & Washington Blvd., PASADENA
Walk within a few feet of the parade floats & see the detail of
each creative display! tournamentofroses.com
10-15 | PASADENA CHEESEBURGER WEEK
Various PASADENA Restaurants
Enjoy celebrating the birth of the cheeseburger with special creations & deals around town.
17-FEB 18 | BLIND DATE WITH A BOOK
10am–5pm > GLENDORA Public Library
Can’t decide who to read next? Pick up a mysteriously wrapped book. Rate your date to enter in a drawing for a prize!
21 | FAMILY NATURE WALK
10am > Descanso Gardens, LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE
Take a guided walk to explore and discover nature and learn how Descanso is a habitat for many animals.
FESTIVALS & CELEBRATIONS
14 | BURGER & BREWFEST
12-5pm > Santa Anita Racetrack, ARCADIA
The perfect combination, delicious burgers & frosty brews with special seating makes for a great day at The Great Race Place!
14-16 | UNITY CELEBRATION
9:30am-8pm > Kidspace Museum, PASADENA
Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. with multi-cultural sculptures, a peace mural, dream boards & a communal unity chain.
28 | LUNAR NEW YEAR STORY TIME
1:30-2:30pm > MONROVIA Library
Celebrate the Year of the Rooster with a memorable family event filled with books, songs and crafts.
28 | SAN GABRIEL LUNAR NEW YEAR FESTIVAL
11am-10pm > San Gabriel Mission Playhouse, SAN GABRIEL
Modern and traditional music, dance, food & family fun. FREE activities for all ages!
14 | POMONA ART WALK
6pm > Downtown POMONA
More than two dozen galleries feature the work of hundreds of local artists covering painting, photography, ceramics & jewelry.
17 | ART FOR TOTS
10am-1pm > Descanso Gardens, LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE
Enjoy garden activities designed for young children that includes an art project & story time.
27 | CREATIVE ARTS GROUP FACULTY SHOW
7-9pm > 108 N. Baldwin Ave., SIERRA MADRE
Opening night of an exhibit of work created by the instructors at the Creative Arts Group. Continues through Feb 24th.
29 | SOCAL MUSEUMS FREE-FOR-ALL
Descanso Gardens, LA CAÑADA
KidSpace Museum, PASADENA
Pasadena Museum of California Art, PASADENA
Over 30 museums, presenting art, cultural heritage, natural history & science, open their doors FREE of charge.
17 | THOSE WERE THE DAYS SING-A-LONG
2:30-3:30pm > Gilb Museum of ARCADIA Heritage
Join in the fun and sing old-time songs from the 20s, 30s & 40s! Bring your song suggestions.
23 | MONDAY MOVIE NIGHT: ENCHANTED
6-7:45pm > MONROVIA Library
Enjoy freshly popped popcorn & cuddle up to watch a terrific movie with your family!
27 | TEEN FILM: MISS PEREGRINE’S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN
3:30pm > ALTADENA Library
When Jacob discovers clues to a mystery that stretches across time, he finds Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children.
HOLIDAY PARADES & FESTIVALS
DEC 1 | PODLEY PROPERTIES HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE & GIFT BOUTIQUE
4:30-7:30pm > Podley Properties: 897 Granite Dr., PASADENA
Shop local vendors for jewelry, home decor & more. Bring your family for FREE photos with Santa while enjoying
wine & refreshments. podley.com/blog
DEC 1 | HOLIDAY PARADE & TREE LIGHTING
Tree Lighting: 6pm, Parade: 7pm > Library Park, MONROVIA
Kickoff the holiday season at Monrovia’s annual Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony!
DEC 2 | FESTIVAL IN LIGHTS
Times Vary > 1301 Foothill Blvd., LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE
Come see live reindeer, play in real snow & meet Santa and Mrs. Claus.
DEC 3 | MONTROSE CHRISTMAS PARADE
6pm > Honolulu Ave. & Rosemont Ave., MONTROSE
Come celebrate the 40th annual parade. Proud sponsors: Jana ACE Wunderlich & Jane Kane.
DEC 10 | CHRISTMAS TREE LANE WINTER FESTIVAL
Festival: 2pm, Tree Lighting: 6pm > ALTADENA Public Library
Christmas Tree Lane in Altadena is the oldest large-scale lighting spectacle in the U.S.
ART & ENTERTAINMENT
DEC 10 | ART ON PALM
9:30am-4pm > 1421 E. Palm St., ALTADENA
Art festival with artists, live music & refreshments – a wonderful opportunity to shop for unique holiday gifts.
DEC 10-11, 17-18 & 22-23 | THE NUTCRACKER
Times Vary > SAN GABRIEL Mission Playhouse
Pasadena Dance Theatre’s dancers magically bring to life Clara’s Christmas Eve dream.
DEC 30-31 | BANDFEST
Times Vary > Robinson Stadium, PASADENA City College
Bandfest features the outstanding bands selected to participate in the 2017 Rose Parade.
FESTIVE FAMILY TIME
DEC 3 | ELK’S LODGE CHRISTMAS TREE LANE
Opens: 5pm, Dinner: 6:45pm > 27 W. Huntington Dr., ARCADIA
All ages welcome for This fundraising dinner that includes a tree raffle, dancing, plus a visit from Santa.
DEC 3-4 | ANNUAL HOLIDAY LOOK IN TOUR
9:30am-5pm > Locations Vary, PASADENA
A self-guided tour of elegant homes decorated for the holidays and a FREE Holiday Boutique.
DEC 22 | GINGERBREAD JAMBOREE!
12-1pm > Memorial Park, SIERRA MADRE
Kids of all ages and talents – come and build a gingerbread house in Memorial Park.
SANTA, SNOW & MORE!
DEC 3, 10, 17 | SANTA IN THE PLAZA
Carriage Rides: 3-7pm, Santa Photos: 5-7pm > GLENDORA Village
Stop by the Glendora Village for carriage rides, carollers, and Santa photo opportunities!
DEC 26-30 | KIDSPACE SNOW DAYS
9:30am-5pm > Kidspace Museum, PASADENA
5 days to play in real snow! Enjoy winter themed activities and a performance each day.
ANNUAL ROSE PARADE FUN
DEC 29-31 & JAN 1 | ROSE PARADE FLOAT VIEWING
Dec: 11am–5pm, Jan 1: 9am-1pm > Various PASADENA locations
Experience the magic of the floats before they make their debut in the Rose Parade!
JAN 2 | ANNUAL ROSE PARADE
8am-1pm > Along Colorado Blvd., PASADENA
An unrivaled celebration of elaborate floats, spirited marching bands & more with this year’s theme
of “Echoes of Success.” tournamentofroses.com