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2016 Theodore Payne Native Plant Garden Tour

2016 Theodore Payne Native Plant Garden Tour

To see all of the homes and gardens on the Theodore Payne Native Plant Garden Tour one would need to start at dawn and end under starlight, and with no breaks for nosh. Yet, this annual native plant tour looks to be such an opportunity that if time permits, time should be taken. Over two […]

Caterpillar Days with Painted Ladies

Caterpillar Days with Painted Ladies

It’s time once again to choose a painted lady. As in a caterpillar. As in joining in Kidspace’s annual Caterpillar Days, which culminates in a Grand Butterfly Release. From April 3 to May 22, Painted Lady caterpillars are available in Kidspace’s Busy Bee Learning store (while supplies last, on a weekly basis). Folks are asked […]

The Intergalactic Nemesis – Target Earth

The Intergalactic Nemesis – Target Earth

For an experience like no other, step into a world about to be invaded by sludge monsters from the Planet Zygon. The year is 1933. Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Molly Sloan and her intrepid research assistant Timmy Mendez team up with a mysterious librarian from Flagstaff, Arizona, named Ben Wilcott. Together, they travel from Rumania to […]

Desire! Fate, Fortune & the Music of Carl Orff

Desire! Fate, Fortune & the Music of Carl Orff

The Angeles Chorale shall have dual pianos, a percussion ensemble, and original choreography by Artists Plus for its production “Desire! Fate, Fortune & the Music of Carl Orff” on April 2. After a musical introduction, the opening movement of Orff’s Carmina Burana “O Fortuna” will be performed. “O Fortuna” is one of the most recognized […]

CelloFest

CelloFest

Gloria Lum is a cellist. Since 1985, she’s been a member of the Los Angeles Philharmonic and currently teaches cello and chamber music at Occidental College. Lum has recently returned from touring Europe with the L. A. Phil and has created the upcoming “CelloFest,” which is to be held on April 5. “I wanted to […]

Purple Flower Week

Purple Flower Week

  Mel Soriano is a member of Walking Pasadena. For him this past week, during his walks and leading up to Easter Sunday, was all about purple flowers…                       Mel Soriano owns a database, web, and mobile app development company (Eriscorp.com) and is an active […]

Community Garden Plant Sale

Community Garden Plant Sale

It may be only a year old, but South Pasadena Community Garden is thriving and on April 2, it will hold its very first plant sale. At 11 a.m., Amber Duran hosts a spring plantings workshop and all are welcome. Three weeks ago, SPCG reported that “hoop houses” were up and sheltering hundreds of seedlings […]

Restorative Hot Honey Fruit

Restorative Hot Honey Fruit

Restorative Hot Honey Fruit (Paleo Compliant; Free from Gluten, Dairy, Soy, Nuts). Recipe from The Young Skin Diet by Michelle Lee. This healthy fruit salad incorporates multiple types of berries to yield a rich diversity of phytochemicals and antioxidants. When different types of berries are combined, their individual antioxidant activities are magnified, powerfully erasing precursors […]

Ann at the Pasadena Farmers’ Market

Ann at the Pasadena Farmers’ Market

Ann Erdman, retired Pasadena Public Information Officer and author of the blog “Pasadena PIO”—which may be enjoyed now at AnnErdman.blogspot.com—takes us on a visit to the farmers’ market in Victory Park. The Saturday Pasadena Farmers’ Market (8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.) is located in the 2900 block of Sierra Madre Boulevard. North Altadena Drive is situated on […]

The Suffragist Open House

The Suffragist Open House

As we continue to celebrate Women’s History Month… The American Colonial Revival home built at 200 North Avenue 66 just north of York Boulevard was home to two early women’s rights activists: Anna Howard Shaw (1847-1919) and Cora Scott Pond Pope (1856-1932). Shaw and Pope bought the land in 1886, though they were still living […]

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