Saturday, March 12, 2011

Looking for Something to Do?

Sunday, March 13 --Change your clocks (and smoke detector batteries) for Daylight Saving Time.

Tuesday, March 15, at 10 a.m. – Come to the dedication of Pasadena's only pocket park, named for former City Councilman Sid Tyler.

Wednesday, March 16, at 1 p.m. – This week’s film in the Donald R. Wright Auditorium at Pasadena Central Libraryis “The Color Purple” (1985, PG-13) starring Danny Glover, Whoopi Goldberg and Oprah Winfrey in the story of an abused and uneducated African American woman’s struggle for empowerment.

Wednesday, March 16, at 1:30 p.m. – The 1,600 remaining vote-by-mail and provisional ballots will be counted.

Wednesday, March 16, at 6 p.m. – The Golden Badge Awards Dinner in the ballroom of the Westin Hotel, 191 N. Los Robles Ave., honors the founders of Tom Sawyer Camps and benefits the Pasadena Police Department’s Police Activities League (PAL), which provides educational, athletic and other activities to develop and maintain a bond between police officers and at-risk youths. Tickets are $175 and there are still several slots left! or (626) 791-1225.

Thursday, March 17, at 3:30 p.m. – Children will create stretchy, slimy, green goo for St. Patrick’s Day at La Pintoresca Branch Library.

Thursday, March 17, at 4 p.m. – Kids will embark on an enchanted afternoon of St. Patrick’s Day crafts at Hastings Branch Library.

Through March 17 -- Give your plants and lawn as much water as they’ll tolerate so they’ll be well-saturated before the 10-day ban on outdoor watering! And be sure to cover your flower beds with mulch to prevent soil from drying out.

Friday, March 18 -- This is the first day of a 10-day prohibition on outdoor watering in Pasadena.

Saturday, March 19, from Noon to 2 p.m. – Teens will watch anime on a big screen at Pasadena Central Library and see the new manga we’re adding to the collection.


This year’s One City, One Story novel in Pasadena is Mudbound by Hillary Jordan, which takes place in the deep south after World War II. Related events are planned through March 31. Here are events taking place next week:

Wednesday, March 16, from noon to 1 p.m. – Bring a sack lunch to a Mudbound book discussion group in the Research Conference Hall at Huntington Hospital, 734 Fairmount Ave. (across from the Outpatient Center). Beverages and cookies will be provided. Park in the east parking structure just north of the Research Conference Hall. (626) 744-7270.

Thursday, March 17, at 4:30 p.m. – Mudbound book discussion group at Santa Catalina Branch Library.

Friday, March 18, at 2 p.m. – Mudbound book discussion group at Villa Parke Branch Library.

Saturday, March 19, at 10 a.m. – A panel of Pasadena residents, moderated by Larry Wilson at the Pasadena Senior Center, will share their experiences during World War II and the post-war period of the late ‘40s and early ‘50s.

Saturday, March 19, at 2 p.m. – Mudbound book discussion group at Linda Vista Branch Library.

See more information about Mudbound here.

See more community events (and add your own) here.

Please note all events are free unless otherwise noted.

1 comment:

GerryLikesJazz said...

I note with interest your use of my copyrighted image without my permission. (Lady watering lawn)I await your comment with interest.

Gerry Greer