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Butterflies & Garden Bouquets

Butterflies & Garden Bouquets

This Saturday, Laura Moede will lead a children’s workshop, taking a look into the world of butterflies, “unlocking the secrets of their life cycle and habits.” (Includes garden explorations and habitat building.) Children’s Workshop: Butterflies Everywhere! Saturday, April 6th, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Ages 7-12 years old Cost: members, $25; non-members, $30; fee includes accompanying adult Registration: [...]

Wildflower Garden at Home

Wildflower Garden at Home

Bart O’Brien of Rancho Santa Ana Botanical Garden will discuss how to select, grow, and care for California native annuals in your home garden. After the program, the audience may self-tour the exhibition “When They Were Wild: Recapturing California’s Wildflower Heritage” in the Boone Gallery. Garden Talk: California Wildflowers for the Home Garden Thursday, April [...]

La Monarca for Easter

La Monarca for Easter

Easter is days away. Do you have everything you need? What about a some Capirotada , a traditional bread pudding-like pastry filled with toasted bolillo soaked in piloncillo, dried fruits, and cotija cheese for Easter brunch? La Monarca Bakery in South Pasadena has a wide selection of baked goods. They offer assorted bite-size dessert bars, [...]

Girl Rising at Laemmle Playhouse 7

Girl Rising at Laemmle Playhouse 7

Around the world, millions of girls face barriers to education that boys do not. And, yet, when you educate a girl, you can break cycles of poverty in just one generation. (10×10 press release) Academy award-nominated director Richard E. Robbins’ Girl Rising spotlights stories of unforgettable girls born into unforgiving circumstances. Stories of individual girls [...]

After Imaging by Linda Dove

After Imaging by Linda Dove

After imaging In the scan of my head there are lakes, frozen and lit. At altitude, sockets of snow. In the door of my head lights left burning where I crave the doused dark. The doctor’s voice is a mouthful of cloud. She spits out words sequela      foci      lesions  that flit [...]

Egg Hunt at Kidspace

Egg Hunt at Kidspace

Hundreds of candy-filled eggs will be hidden around the grounds of Kidspace Gardens in the wee hours of Easter Sunday, March 31st, just waiting for egg hunters—basket provided, thirty minutes to hunt (10-10:30 a.m.), maximum tally 5 eggs. Kids can also enjoy making “EGGceptional” art, and even personalized bunny ears. Registration is required and available [...]

Photography Classes: Free (& CSC Gala)

Photography Classes: Free (& CSC Gala)

Capturing light trails. With long exposures. Light-emitting diodes. This all adds up to…photography. A free photography class, to be exact. The Cancer Support Community-Pasadena is offering a six-week photography course for cancer patients and their caregivers. Free of charge. No previous experience necessary. All materials provided. “Explore how to photograph light using long exposures to [...]

Boxes by Linda Dove

Boxes by Linda Dove

A minnow found in the stomach of a pickerel had a pickerel in its stomach that had in its stomach a minnow. —John McPhee We think we’re off the hook— contained in containers of multitudes. When the goldfish dies, we dissect the pet-store tank for its match. No one worries like we do. We keepsake [...]

Cheesy Egg Soufflé from The Spot Gourmet

Cheesy Egg Soufflé from The Spot Gourmet

Ingredients: 5 eggs 1 ½ cups heavy cream 1 ¼ cups grated cheddar cheese 1 ¼ cups grated parmesan cheese ½ cup shredded jalapeño jack cheese Salt & Pepper to taste Dash of Tapiatio hot sauce Directions: Preheat oven to 450º. In a large bowl, beat the eggs and cream together for 3 minutes until [...]

Cherry Blossom Fest at Descanso

Cherry Blossom Fest at Descanso

It’s springtime with cherry blossoms at Descanso Gardens, celebrating Japanese culture and flowering trees as far as the eye can see. Sat. & Sun., March 23-24, 11 a.m. & 1 p.m.: a cherry blossom walk and talk tour meets at the Center Circle. Sat. & Sun., March 23-24, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.: if you’re in the [...]

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