Thursday, November 4, 2010

Looking for Something to Do?

Saturday, Nov. 6, at 11 a.m. –- If Linda Vista Branch Library is your favorite place, or even if you’ve never been there before, you’ll enjoy an open house and community get-together where you’ll meet library staff, explore the stacks and spaces, and share your thoughts. 1281 Bryant St. (626) 744-7278

Sunday, Nov. 7 -- When you turn back your clocks one hour for Daylight Saving Time, be sure to change your smoke alarm batteries!

Tuesday, Nov. 9, at 6 p.m. -– A community meeting at Victory Park Center, 2575 Paloma St., will kick off a series of workshops on Pasadena’s Public Art Master Plan and the Rotating Public Art Exhibition Program.

Tuesday, Nov. 9, at 6:30 p.m. --- The Water Integrated Resource Plan will be Pasadena’s blueprint for ensuring a reliable, cost-effective and environmentally responsible water supply for next 25 years. The WIRP takes into consideration available and alternative supplies, demand forecasts, climate change and conservation. Attend a community meeting to learn more and provide your input.

Wednesday, Nov. 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. -– Flu season is coming! A vaccination clinic at the Pasadena Senior Center, 85 E. Holly St., is the next in a series. Please note this site requires pre-registration.

Wednesday, Nov. 10, at 1 p.m. -– This week’s film in the Donald R. Wright Auditorium at Pasadena Central Library, 285 E. Walnut St., is the musical “Fiddler on the Roof” (1971, G) starring Topol as Tevye the Milkman, a Jewish peasant in pre-revolutionary Russia who copes with the day-to-day problems of “shtetl” life, his Jewish traditions, his wife and daughters, and state-sanctioned pogroms. (626) 744-4066.

Thursday, Nov. 11, at 10:30 a.m. –- A commemoration of Veterans Day will take place in the band shell at Memorial Park, including live music and singing by the John Muir High School band and choir, posting of the colors by the PUSD combined JROTC color guard, bugle demonstration by Boy Scouts Venturing Crew 561, and flyover. Memorial Park is on Raymond Avenue between Walnut and Holly streets. This event is sponsored by the City of Pasadena and the Pasadena chapters of the Vietnam Veterans of America, American Legion and Navy League.

Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 11 to 13, at 5:30 p.m. – A General Plan charrette in Building CC at Pasadena City College. After city staff, commissioners and committee members have worked all day to draft alternatives that address land use and mobility issues raised by the community during 2009 outreach events and September 2010 workshops, you’ll attend a 5:30 open house to see graphics and computer modeling, then staff will make brief presentations at 6:30 p.m. highlighting refinements to the alternatives as they evolve.

Friday, Nov. 12 --
City of Pasadena administrative offices, libraries and community centers will be closed in observance of the Veterans Day holiday.

Saturday, Nov. 13, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. -– Get rid of all those old electronics you have hanging around! Bring them to the e-waste event in parking lot I at Brookside Park!

November is Children’s Book Month! Pasadena public libraries will celebrate with free replacement of kids' lost library cards and a waiving of most fines, plus giveaways, a guessing game and special programming for children 12 and under. See a full list of activities and offerings here.

See a more complete listing of city-sponsored events, including upcoming city council and commission meetings, here.

Learn about other community events (and add your own) on our community calendar.


Anonymous said...

Awesome round-up of all the good stuff. Thanks PIO!

Petrea said...

Wow. No boredom allowed in Pasadena.