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2016 Mother’s Day at Castle Green: Tour & High Tea

2016 Mother’s Day at Castle Green: Tour & High Tea
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Some weeks back, we were invited to attend a private reception. Upon accepting we found the location was to be a penthouse at Castle Green. It had been some years since we’d been buzzed through the entrance wrought iron gate, walking under the “bridge,” up the front steps and into the handsome foyer. We smiled […]

Castle Green for Mother’s Day

Castle Green for Mother’s Day

Pasadena’s Castle Green, that looming, iconic mix of Moroccan, Moorish, and Victorian styles built in 1898 opens its doors to the public—especially Mom!—on Mother’s Day, May 10th. Guests may roam the main salon, ballroom, library, sun room, original elevator, and over 20 private apartments, “each unique in layout and design plus the exquisite penthouse.” This […]

A Mother Lover Market

A Mother Lover Market

Anna Jarvis held a memorial for her mother in Grafton, West Virginia, in 1908. The first Mother’s Day was born. She subsequently began a campaign to make Mother’s Day a recognized holiday in America and was successful in 1914. A mere 6 years later, she was already bemoaning the excessive commercialization of the holiday, having […]

Mother’s Day Events This Week & Next

Mother’s Day Events This Week & Next

Webster’s Pharmacy – Mother’s Day’s Spa-Tique & Tea Retreat, Friday, May 3rd, 3-7 p.m. While sipping on hot or iced tea and tasting tea cakes or fresh fruit, try Crabtree & Evelyn’s Hand Therapy lotions including Tarocco Orange, Naked Bee’s lavender creams, and Aroma Home’s soothing heat packs and receive 20% savings on $25 or more […]

Burgers for Buses

Burgers for Buses

How does it feel, growing up in the care of an aunt or grandparent? How does it feel knowing your mother or father is living their life behind bars? How do they even maintain a bond with an incarcerated parent? One way is through a program called Get On The Bus, founded by Sister Suzanne […]

“An Oscar for Mom” at Theatre Americana

“An Oscar for Mom” at Theatre Americana

Last February, we welcomed Theatre Americana back to the neighborhood after a ten-year hiatus. Its second production is a pre-Mother’s Day revue, featuring musical performances about parent-child relationships, excerpted from popular movies. You know, like Ordinary People. A special Momma’s Day lunch will be served before the show. As with Polterheist, all proceeds from the […]

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