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ArtVenture: Free Events for Kids

ArtVenture: Free Events for Kids

For the remaining 3 Wednesdays of August, Paseo Colorado is hosting Summer ArtVenture with arts, crafts and music. This Wednesday, August 15th, 2-4 p.m. the Pacific Asia Museum will have a story time, “lion dance” masks to try on, and they will bring all the materials so kids can design a kimono and make dragon [...]

Crazy Tales & “Twilight”

Crazy Tales & “Twilight”

As the summer winds down, are you less and less able to come up with ideas to entertain your elementary school-aged kids and restless (or easily bored) teens? Let us help with a few suggestions: Continuing through the month of August the Pasadena Central Library is offering “Tales and Tunes,” hour-long shows for kids 5 [...]

Get Crafty: HeArts & Crafts

Get Crafty: HeArts & Crafts

What could your little one do with a 12×12 canvas with all the paint, paper, glitter, cut-out letters, googly eyes—even clothespins—they could ever desire? Come find out this Saturday, July 28th, at Little Junebugs‘ new monthly series called HeArts and Crafts. Included in the package price is the opportunity to get a portrait taken by [...]

Faery Stories

Faery Stories

Midsummer in the Gardens. That’s what James Walden titled his book, a tale of faery adventures and misadventures that’s set in the Descanso Gardens. Until August 6th, a child-friendly map is available (free with the price of admission), that will lead children on a “story walk,” where they will discover “elfin magic all around.” There [...]

Teen Writer

Teen Writer

Urging the writer within. The Institute for Girls’ Development and Vroman’s Bookstore are partnering to offer a Writers Workshop for teenagers to turn their memories, crazy experiences, comedic interactions, difficult issues, or simply fantasies into stories. The workshops will be led by the Pasadena Writing Project‘s Carla Sameth and Joy Malek, and all experience levels [...]

Summer’s Dive-In Movie

Summer’s Dive-In Movie

No driving up in the station wagon this time. From now on, it’s dive-in movie nights at the Rose Bowl Aquatic Center. This Saturday, the whole family is invited to lounge poolside or swim and play in the shallow end of the 87 degree recreational pool while the feature film Dolphin Tale plays on the big screen. [...]

Father’s Day at Descanso

Father’s Day at Descanso

Ah, the smell of barbecue in the air; the toe-tapping inclusion of country music; hanging with your dad, papi, papa, or pops. It’s Father’s Day at the Descanso Gardens. Patina will be the BBQ provider and Debra Davis and the Band of Gold will be creating the musical allure. Throw a few lawn chairs in [...]

Think You Can Sing?

Think You Can Sing?

Does your girl grab the carrot you’re trying to slice for her lunch and break into a One Direction tune? Or, maybe she’s more of a Florence and the Machine admirer? Do you hear your boy crooning in the shower sounding a little like Bruno Mars? This May 31st and June 1st-4th, The Los Angeles [...]

Engaging Shakespeare

Engaging Shakespeare

Shakespeare and summer camp—surely they are ill-suited, and never the two shall meet. Just imagine Shakespeare canoeing, flying off the rope swing, sleeping in the top bunk, and sneaking out after lights out. (Well, okay, maybe we can see that.) According to Rafael Goldstein, summer camp and Shakespeare are a perfect fit. At the age [...]

Comic Books For Free!

Comic Books For Free!

For comic book lovers, this Saturday, May 5th, the Pasadena Central Library is the place to be. Every year on the first Saturday in May, libraries and comic book stores across the nation give away free comic books. Why? Because this weekend almost always sees the movie industry release a film based on comic book [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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