Friday, April 23, 2010

Looking for Something to Do?

Saturday, April 24, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. – The 95th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide will be commemorated at Pasadena City Hall.

Saturday, April 24, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – The Greening the Earth Day and Armory Family Arts Festival will be in Memorial Park, Armory Center for the Arts and the street in between. Highlights include live performances, art exhibitions, children's activities, "green" information booths and an authentic, old-fashioned swap meet. Find the performance schedule and more information here.

Tuesday, April 27, at 7 p.m. – Times are tough, so your résumé must command attention. Meet with a professional career coach who will review your résumé (bring it with you!) and give you specific advice at Hastings Branch Library, 3325 E. Orange Grove Blvd. Space is limited; call 744-7262 for reservations.

Wednesday, April 28, at 1 p.m. – This week’s film in the Donald R. Wright Auditorium at Pasadena Central Library is “Changeling” (2008, R) directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Angelina Jolie and John Malkovich in the story, based on true events, of a mother in 1920s Los Angeles who refuses to give up hope that her missing child is alive. Certain scenes in the film were shot in the Pasadena City Hall courtyard. (626) 744-4066.

Friday, April 30, from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. – The Pasadena Senior Commission and the Pasadena Senior Center present the 2010 Successful Aging Conference at First Church of the Nazarene of Pasadena (PazNaz), 3700 E. Sierra Madre Blvd. Workshops include Medicare and Social Security updates, finding the work you want after 50, financial security and avoiding scams, community volunteering, care-giving, and brain fitness. RSVP by calling (877) 926-8300. The conference includes complimentary lunch.

Friday, April 30, at 5:30 p.m. – This is the deadline for high-schoolers to submit their essays for a contest sponsored by the Pasadena Human Relations Commission.

Saturday, May 1, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. – Are you ready to go solar? A workshop at La Casita del Arroyo, 177 S. Arroyo Blvd., for residential customers of Pasadena Water and Power will include how to get a 30% tax credit through 2016, how to choose a vendor, types of available solar panels and meters, permit requirements, financing options and lease agreements, and how to calculate energy and cost savings. Seating is limited, so go here to reserve your spot. (626) 744-6970.

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