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Happy Trails, Altadena

Happy Trails, Altadena

Altadena is known, for one of many, as a horseman’s retreat. Horse owner, rider, or just casual admirer? Then join us Saturday, October 19th, when Altadena Heritage celebrates our rich equestrian past and present, by designating the acreage around Ridgeview Drive and Mariposa an Altadena Heritage Area.  An Altadena fixture since at least 1921, perhaps [...]

Cashew Cream Lasagna

Cashew Cream Lasagna

By Jennie Cook Who Wants Seconds? Sociable Suppers for Vegans, Omnivores & Everyone in Between Jennie will be discussing and signing her newly-released cookbook on Friday, October 18th, 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore. If a vegan is coming to dinner, this lasagna would make them very happy. It’s a classic white lasagna with a dairy-free [...]

Healing Blue

Healing Blue

“Soulful femininity” is how the L.A. Times describes Healing Blue, a production “inspired by the stories of seven women and their fight against breast cancer,” playing at Lineage Performing Arts Center on October 20th. The proceeds from Healing Blue will benefit The Foundation for Living Beauty,  empowering “women to reduce their cancer risk and increase their self-esteem, [...]

Harvest Festival at Descanso

Harvest Festival at Descanso

Toddler Treks with Acorn Bear and seasonal craft making can be found at Descanso Gardens‘ Harvest Festival October 19-20th. “Small fry and adults alike” are invited to dress up as fairies, superheroes, or anything desired and join in in the costume parade through the Gardens. A musical hour at Under the Oaks Theater with Heidi [...]

From the Inside Out

From the Inside Out

Stretching the mind and the imagination. Incorporate three different perspectives—the near (things you can touch), the middle (the space that holds you), and the far (the setting you live in)… This encapsulates the idea behind Art Center for Kids’ Architecture from the Inside Out classes taught by Janet Aparicio beginning October 20th. For eight weeks, [...]

Tapping the Third Realm

Tapping the Third Realm

“Tapping the Third Realm” presents the work of 34 artists who deal with ideas of spirituality through four main avenues: conjuring, communication, collaboration and chance. It explores how artists tap into another dimension, whether it be a place of spirits, ideas of heaven, or the collective unconscious. Elements of magic, witchcraft, and profound attention or intuition [...]

Lego Club!

Lego Club!

There’s something about how the pieces click into place. About the click being so firm that you can extend the blocks, building a staircase to the stars, an arch for a castle, or a fender, trunk and hood. The Altadena Library once again offers Lego Club. Children from 2 to 13 years of age are [...]

Taste of South Lake

Taste of South Lake

“Taste of South Lake started just a few years ago as a grassroots marketing effort,” says Gina Tleel, Executive Director of the South Lake Business Association. Now with several thousand people attending this day of food demos, food tasting from almost 20 South Lake establishments, indulging at the wine and beer garden, and listening to [...]

Pasablanca!

Pasablanca!

The economy is still not what it was pre-2008, though many sources speak of a struggling—or even horrific—economy going back as far as 2003. For those women and men in Greater Los Angeles and the San Gabriel Valley, Women at Work has become a proven resource. They offer career guidance, job search support groups, and [...]

SIP-tember Cocktails: The Final Judgment

SIP-tember Cocktails: The Final Judgment

After four rounds of voting and 4,962 votes cast, SIP-tember‘s celebration of the cocktail has been narrowed to four: The Taproom at the Langham Pasadena – CC Crush Green Street Restaurant – Bourbon Blackberry Collins Kal’s Mediterranean Bistro – Arugula Rocket Toro Sushi Bar Lounge – Cucumber Skini-Tini The final voting for top prize takes [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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