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Truck Adventures!

Truck Adventures!
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We have it on good authority—a Hometown Pasadena reader who took her grandchild—that playing with trucks—big, bigger and mammoth trucks—is a blast-of-a-good time. Children of all ages and adults who are young at heart are invited to come to Truck Adventures on April 23 and get up close and personal with over 90 trucks and […]

3rd Thursday: Historic Preservation 101

3rd Thursday: Historic Preservation 101

Our thanks to Michele Zach of Altadena Heritage for passing along this information regarding the “Third Thursday” panel on March 17th titled “Historic Preservation 101.” Text courtesy of Altadena Heritage: Altadena Heritage’s March “Third Thursday” presentation features a panel of experts who will inform us about the recently adopted Los Angeles County Historic Preservation Ordinance […]

For the Ones I Had to Leave

For the Ones I Had to Leave

For The Ones I Had to Leave by Sophia Rivera Taking two steps forward I finally look back not really seeing but seeing through you across the room, hunched over a pile of books Pen in hand, a lighter in the other. I am sorry that I had to leave you probably know this better […]

2016 Art Night Pasadena

2016 Art Night Pasadena

March 11th will be an evening of art, music, and dance all over town during the 2016 ArtNight Pasadena. Eighteen institutions, such as the Armory, Art Center, Muse/Ique, the Pacific Asia Museum and the Norton Simon Museum will have their doors open to the public for immersion into the world of art, in all its […]

Paint & Sip Sunday

Paint & Sip Sunday

We became aware of Sugar Mynt Gallery only recently when Jane Szabo‘s innovative sculpture/installations were part of Sugar Mynt’s “Transparency” exhibit. On March 13, Sugar Mynt invites you to a painting and sipping afternoon. Sipping wine, that is. Local artist Bonnie Lambert will have a painting of her choosing and she’ll walk guests through a […]

La Palabra in March

La Palabra in March

Karineh Madhessian is the driving force behind “La Palabra Reading Series,” which is held monthly at Avenue 50 Studio. On March 20, Gerda Govine (who has contributed many poems for Hometown Pasadena‘s “Write Here”), Dorenyse Diaz, and CE Jordan will read in what Gerda describes as a wonderfully supportive, welcoming, safe,and enthusiastic environment. Gerda will […]

Karol Franks: Winter to Spring

Karol Franks: Winter to Spring

  Karol Franks is the creative eye of Karol Franks Photography. Her photographs are soulful and reflective, as well as ebullient and lighthearted. Peruse her Instagram photos here, and her photographs may be purchased as prints or on tote bags, stationery, stickers, and clothing at Red Bubble. Karol is a longtime volunteer and photographer for […]

A “Done in a Day” Project

A “Done in a Day” Project

On February 20, Pasadena Rotary Club volunteers hit the ground running on as part of its “Done in a Day Project.” Eleven Rotarians visited Villa Esperanza‘s new Dimension Day Program for adults with developmental disabilities and assembled patio furniture, weeded, watered, and planted flowers, plants, and young trees into pots and planter boxes “to make […]

Cherry Blossoms & Clivia

Cherry Blossoms & Clivia

The cherry blossoms are popping at Descanso Gardens, indicating that spring is on it’s way. March 12-13, Descanso Gardens hosts its annual Cherry Blossom Festival with cherry blossom walks and “discovery stations,” a cherry tree sale, origami, the Camellia Lounge, and live musical performances. This is a very popular annual event. We recommend getting an […]

Egg Hunt in the Physics Forest

Egg Hunt in the Physics Forest

Though our temperatures have headed south and mornings of 46ºF feels more reminiscent of winter, March 20th is the first official day of spring and as such here is one of Pasadena’s annual spring activities… The Galvin Physics Forest at Kidspace will be hiding hundreds of candy-filled eggs for Kidspace’s annual Easter egg hunt. In […]

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