Kid Stuff


The Season’s Myths & Folktales

The Season’s Myths & Folktales

Myths, folktales, and literature for the holiday season at the South Pasadena Public Library, Tuesday, December 4th. “With an iconic, antique steamer trunk on center stage, three We Tell Stories actors will weave a world of extraordinary stories using everyday items as costumes and props. Audience members will participate from their seats, then join the [...]

Snow & Gingerbread

Snow & Gingerbread

Snow Day is back! On Saturday, Vroman’s will bring in 5 tons of snow and even Frosty the Snowman will make an appearance. If you arrive at 2 p.m., you can sign up for the snowman-making contest that will start at 3 p.m., but remember to bring your own carrot, scarf, coal—whatever you’d like with [...]

Dear Santa & Tree Lighting

Dear Santa & Tree Lighting

Just as the Pasadena Jaycees are looking for volunteers to read and sort the letters to Santa, remember that kids have to write to Santa! The stipulations are as follows: the letter must be legible (good luck) and in the child’s own words (no coaching). Letters should be mailed to Santa Claus who currently resides [...]

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. [...]

Model Railroad Open House

Model Railroad Open House

The Highland Park Society of Model Railroad Engineers is having an open house on Wednesday and this upcoming weekend. The club “currently operates a large HO-scale layout of a fictional railroad known as the Highland Pacific.” Founded in 1948 and currently supported by 30 members, the club has a principle goal of constructing fun-to-operate model [...]

Halloween Horrors & Fun

Halloween Horrors & Fun

Experiencing Halloween can produce a vast range of reactions like the glee of counting the candy stash at the end of the night and finding 10 king-size Hershey bars and a treasure trove of Air Heads, Necco wafers, Twix and Kit Kat bars, and the holiday standard, candy corn. Anyone remember Sugar Babies, old fashioned [...]

A Kidspace Pumpkin Patch

A Kidspace Pumpkin Patch

They’ve got pony rides, face painting, crafts to make, carnival games, noms to nosh, and pumpkins of all sizes. Kidspace Children’s Museum is hosting the 18th Annual Pumpkin Festival October 27th and 28th. Live music, some craft-making, giveaways at the Radio Disney tent, and a photo op at the pumpkin patch are all free. Tickets [...]

Oktoberfest: Montrose Style

Oktoberfest: Montrose Style

When we think of Oktoberfest, it usually conjures up images of massive beer steins, elbow-to-elbow crowds in large halls or biergartens, and lots of staggering. Well, here’s an alternative: the 35th Annual Montrose Oktoberfest. This Saturday, October 6th, the grand festival runs along the 2300 and 2400 blocks of Honolulu Avenue from noon until 11 [...]

Hey, Kids: Audition for the Glendale Pops

Hey, Kids: Audition for the Glendale Pops

Can you rock “Jingle Bells”? Melt hearts with your rendition of “Silent Night”? Make a skeptic believe again with “Santa Claus is Coming to Town”? Well, there is still a little time left to prep. The Glendale Pops Youth Chorus is holding auditions on Thursday, October 4th. If accepted, rehearsals will be held on five [...]

Science Pics & Fashion Lab

Science Pics & Fashion Lab

Make. Buy. Love. Art. That’s the motto of SPACE Arts Center in South Pasadena. Their next slew of art classes start September 17th. They include not only drawing, ceramics, and creative writing, but also “Science Illustration” and what they’re calling “Fashion Lab.” “Science Illustration” will have students (ages 6 & up) working with charcoal, ink, [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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