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Operation Santa

Operation Santa

The Pasadena Jaycees are gearing up for Santa. For 78 years, letters have been received and read, toy drives have been organized, funds raised, houses mapped out, and on Christmas, Eve Santa and Mrs. Claus visit children with gifts in hand. For Operation Santa to be a success, volunteers are needed. Every Tuesday and Thursday [...]

Haven: $$ for Sandy Relief

Haven: $$ for Sandy Relief

On Tuesday, November 20th, Haven Gastropub +Brewery is having a 15-hour fundraising marathon and will donate 100% of the profits to the Red Cross to aide in Hurricane Sandy relief. “This tragedy has national implications and affects all of us. Our staff will be donating their time along with their gratuities to raising funds for the hurricane relief [...]

Shop Small, Shop Local

Shop Small, Shop Local

This Saturday, November 24th is Small Business Saturday, which was begun by American Express in 2010. Now, mega-conglomerate American Express hardly exemplifies one’s notion of “small” (even in fantasy fiction), but if you can move beyond that, the idea of and the encouragement to shop at small, independently-owned businesses this holiday season is a kind [...]

Amateur Baker, Anyone?

Amateur Baker, Anyone?

So, we get a call the other day. “Hello, I’m Scrschasl (weak cell phone connection)and I’m a producer for Scrschasl. We’re looking for amateur bakers and would like to spread the word in the Pasadena area.” We listened to the message twice, but still couldn’t make out the name of the woman or the show, [...]

Check “Mate” at Caltech Opens Friday

Check “Mate” at Caltech Opens Friday

“He could beat any man, until he met a woman.” So goes the slogan for Mate, a play about former Pasadena resident and world chess champion Bobby Fischer. In 1960, young chess phenomenon, 17-year-old Bobby Fischer traveled to Buenos Aires to compete. While there, he became intimate with a woman for the first time. Fischer [...]

Colori in San Marino

Colori in San Marino

  A trip to visit a son who was studying abroad has led to an addition to the kernel of shops on Mission Street in San Marino: Colori. After a long, hot day walking the streets of Venice, a necklace in a shop window caught Lori Samuels’ eye. She and her husband entered the shop [...]

Folk Tree’s Int’l Nativities

Folk Tree’s Int’l Nativities

Are you looking for Christmas decorations and gifts with an international bent? The Folk Tree is having its 26th Annual International Nativities Exhibition, which opens with a holiday open house this Saturday. The exhibit will feature handmade nativities and ornaments from around the world with an emphasis on folk art from Mexico. Many of the [...]

Mrs. Nelson’s Toys & Books for the Holidays

Mrs. Nelson’s Toys & Books for the Holidays

  Mrs. Nelson’s is providing hundreds of books for readers of all levels and ages at St. Philip the Apostle School’s book fair. Tueday, Nov. 13th: Family Fun Night with Bingo and food for purchase; 5:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14th: Start the day at 7:45 a.m. with Muffins with Mom; closes at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. [...]

Artisan Boutique at PJT

Artisan Boutique at PJT

There’s more shopping to do for the upcoming holidays. This Saturday, the Pasadena Jewish Temple and Center Sisterhood is once again hosting their Artisan Boutique. Handmade, one-of-a-kind works by local artisans will be available for sale, so get ready to be tempted… Little Bookwormz will be on hand with their literary t-shirts, onesies, and bibs. [...]

Room 13 at Opus Bank

Room 13 at Opus Bank

The first Room 13 started in Caol Primary School near Fort William, Scotland eleven years ago. The idea of a student-run studio quickly expanded all over the world. Not only is art created, but the group of students “ran the studio as a business, raising funds to buy art materials and employ a professional Artist [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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