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Have a Happy Victorian Valentine’s Day

Have a Happy Victorian Valentine’s Day

Making Valentine’s Day cards with your child can create wonderful moments and lasting memories. And sometimes you are just grateful to have the experience behind you, as in the times when you end up making valentines for your child. Let us explain: your child has come home from school and reported that she has been instructed [...]

Primates in Hi-Def

Primates in Hi-Def

Seventy Cameramen. Fifty countries. Four years. As many of you may already know, the BBC and Discovery Channel have co-produced a high-definition series called Life, a successor to Planet Earth. One episode in that series, Life: Primates, shall have a screening at Caltech on Saturday, February 11th. The documentary explores the “intelligence, adaptability, and resourcefulness that have enabled primates to thrive [...]

Unleash the Imagination!

Unleash the Imagination!

Birthday buckets, clay people, wish boxes, and a karaoke bumble bee rumble? Could these disparate elements possibly have something in common? Why, yes. They can all be found at Little Junebugs. Courtney Collins is co-owner and the creative director of Little Junebugs, a new children’s boutique and crafting studio. She says their goal is to [...]

Kidspace Celebrates MLK Jr.

Kidspace Celebrates MLK Jr.

The life and deeds of Martin Luther King Jr. changed America—it’s as simple as that. He was a man whose beliefs, mission and determination drove a revolution that forced our nation’s educational system, employers, eating establishments, transportation services—almost every aspect of every American’s life—to become more inclusive. Dr. King challenged our long-held beliefs, our culture [...]

But I Wanted a Gorilla!

But I Wanted a Gorilla!

Local illustrator and HP favorite Marla Frazee will be signing her new book Clementine and the Family Meeting along with author Sara Pennypacker at Vroman’s this Saturday, January 7th. Clementine (in her fifth book) is hoping the “agenda” of her family’s meeting might be announcing that they’re getting a gorilla, so imagine her alarm when the [...]

Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow

Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow

Build a snowman in Southern Cal? Erect a fort and have a snowball fight? Make a snow angel? No way. Not even. Ah, but now you can. Kidspace is trucking in the white stuff to bring a little White Christmas cheer to our balmy location. Tons of imported snow will create a a winter wonderland [...]

A Merry, Merry Muppet

A Merry, Merry Muppet

This Saturday, watch the holiday classic A Christmas Carol Muppet-style. Kermit the frog, the internationally renowned Miss Piggy and Fozzie Bear will be featured in The Muppet Christmas Carol at the Laemmle Playhouse 7 Theatre as part of the Playhouse District‘s 5th Annual Merry Merry Movie events. Not only is this family fun, it’s a free [...]

Survival—Animal Style

Survival—Animal Style

How do you reduce stress when you’re in the middle of the jungle, only twenty inches long from head to foot, and birds of prey have got their beady eyes prowling for ya? Well, the tufted capuchin, a New World primate from South America, rubs urine on its hands and feet (oh, yeah, and it’s [...]

Ring in the Holidays with the Montrose Christmas Parade

Ring in the Holidays with the Montrose Christmas Parade

Make plans now for one of our area’s most charming events – the Montrose Christmas Parade, this Saturday night, December 3. For 35 years folks have marched down Honolulu Avenue in Montrose – it’s a family-focused parade, with more than 150 community service and youth groups, drill teams and bands from the surrounding cities participating. [...]

Singing Their Way to Broadway

Singing Their Way to Broadway

How good is it to be a teenager? Really, really good if you are one of the ten students chosen to perform a musical theatre number for Tony Award-winning composer-lyricist Jason Robert Brown. On Saturday, November 26th at the Pasadena Playhouse, these kids will perform and be critiqued by Brown. One of the students chosen, [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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