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Sunday, September 22,2019

The Cliff Targum Group 7:30 p.m.

The Cliff Targum Group plays Spanish guitar, smooth jazz, rock n roll, and sweet music. They have Vox, guitar, bass, drums and percussion. From Cliff: \"Music has always been a way for me to connect with people without using words. It really is the universal language. I have walked away from so many...

Sunday, September 22,2019

The Jangle Brothers 3:00 p.m.

John York, Billy Darnell & Chad Watson come together to provide us with the best music this side of Bob Dylan and the Band. Guitar heaven with former members of the Byrds. John York is a former member of the legendary Byrds, and currently touring with Barry McGuire. He has played with P.F. Sloan, Th...

Monday, September 23,2019

Barks and Books 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Dogs make great listeners! Young readers who need some extra practice reading aloud can come to this special session with a furry friend that loves to listen to stories.

Monday, September 23,2019

The Transatlantic Guitar Trio 8:00 p.m.

Astounding guitar playing. Like having having three headline acts all on the stage together. Strings and wit. Solid show. And they even sing some lighthearted songs. National champions all. Richard Smith - (A regular at The Coffee Gallery Backstage) brings his cohorts. Virtuoso Gypsy Jazz star, Josc...

Monday, September 23,2019

Friends Book Sorting 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Volunteers gather every Monday to sort through all the books, magazines, DVDs, etc. donated that week. If you\'re interested, stop by and join the Friends of Altadena Library! No need to let them know in advance or stay the whole time, and the group usually have someone in the Bookstore at the Main ...

Monday, September 23,2019

FabLab Open Hours 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Altadena Library\'s FabLab at the Main Library is equipped with 3D Printers, Virtual Reality equipment to try out, sewing machines, a Circuit cutting machine, and staff and volunteers excited to assist you with your creative projects during Open Hours! For 3-D Printing guidelines and details, please...

Tuesday, September 24,2019

How Will Voting Change with League of Women Voters 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

League of Women Voters Pasadena Area presents \"How Will Voting Change?: Voting Solutions for All People.\" Learn about LA County Vote Centers and the new voting experience! - Innovative Technology: New accessible voting equipment designed by LA County voters to meet all of their needs; Convenient V...

Tuesday, September 24,2019

All Ages Chess Night 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Altadena Library\'s popular, weekly Chess Night for chess lovers of all ages and skill levels returns! The Library is looking for beginners and experienced players. All you need to bring is your love of the game and willingness to share it with others. This fun, new program will be led by community ...

Tuesday, September 24,2019

Early Literacy Play Ages 0-5 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Bring your new reader (ages 0-5) to the Main Library for play time, interactive reading activities, and age-appropriate reading skill building! Come when you can - no pressure! While you\'re at the Library, connect with other young readers in the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program and share the...

Wednesday, September 25,2019

Teen Maker Exploration 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to come to open hours in Altadena Library\'s state-of-the-art FabLab. Use its virtual reality headset, create and print a 3D model, sew a new shirt, practice coding, and much more! Staff and volunteers will be on hand to assist you. Come for the whole time, or just p...

Thursday, September 26,2019

David Harvey Presents Holly Bernt Doug Conlon Robert Morgan Fisher wSpecial Guest Dylan Brody 7:00 p.m.

South Dakota born Holly Bernt recently moved to LA via Detroit. Holly is a Storyteller in Song that resonates with her poignant memories and dreams . Holly\'s powerful voice melds Americana ballads, soulful blues, with touches of folk. Doug Conlon\'s original brand of gritty folk rock first surfaced...

Thursday, September 26,2019

Mobile Wellness Clinic 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Does your dog or cat need their annual shots or rabies vaccination? Protect your pet with ease at our low-cost vaccine clinic. Microchipping and pet licensing services will also be available. Available vaccines and services: Rabies (Dogs and cats 3 months and older); 5-in-1 (DHLPP) Dogs 6-8 weeks an...

Thursday, September 26,2019

Altadena Chambers Premiere Mix and Mingle Evening 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Join the Altadena Chamber\'s Premiere Mix and Mingle Evening hosted by MonteCedro! Appetizers will be served, Drawings for door prizes, Get to Know the local Chamber and Don\'t forget your business cards! Bring a raffle prize to promote your business! Then pick up a copy of the 2018 Business Directo...

Thursday, September 26,2019

Teen Gaming Hours 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Video games are available for teen use in the Teen Space at the Main Library. If you enjoy video games, the Altadena Library has plenty to choose from in a variety of formats.

Friday, September 27,2019

Family Film Friday Bob Lucas Branch 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Enjoy a screening of a family-friendly movie in the cozy Bob Lucas Branch on the 4th Monday of every month!

Friday, September 27,2019

Lego Club at Altadena Library 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Join Altadena Library for Lego Club! Come create, build... and destroy a little, too, if that\'s your thing. Legos will be provided, and Duplos will be available for children under 4. For children aged 3-12. If you have any questions or require special accommodation, please contact the Children\'s D...

Saturday, September 28,2019

Free Youth Woodworking Saturdays 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Each Saturday, Side Street Projects (SSP) offer free art workshops on-site for its neighbors. It also regularly offer programming off site at community events. Workshops often feature guest artists from the community including the artists who SSP present in its artist projects. Each fall SSP will ho...

Saturday, September 28,2019

Altadena Library Foundations Taste of Dena 7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Celebrate the Magical World of Books at this year\'s Taste of \'Dena, a community celebration hosted by the Altadena Library Foundation. This popular, lively event features wine and beer tastings, an assortment of small bites prepared by area restaurants, a silent auction with unique packages, wine ...

Saturday, September 28,2019

The Los Angeles Belles Perform 7:00 p.m.

Touring Opera & Pop, Music Theater Troupe Lauded By The Las Vegas Callback News For their Flawless, Well Trained Performances. They will stage New & Familiar Works Featuring a Variety of Musical Entertainment Opera, Bossa Nova, POP, Swing Jazz, Latin Flamenco and more. Consider all the spectacularly...

Sunday, September 29,2019

The Beatunes The Ultimate Beatles Tribute Band 7:00 p.m.

The Beatunes bring together four of So.Cal\'s top musicians - solely to honor and play as faithfully to the recordings as possible - the timeless and spirit-lifting music of The Beatles. The Beatunes continue to increase their repertoire and precision in replicating the sound of The Beatles. From th...

Monday, September 30,2019

John McEuen Performs 8:00 p.m.

John McEuen, the star of almost everything including The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band teams up with virtuouso, Craig Eastman and Matt Cartsonis for a night of musical poetry. John M.C. s multiple episodes of The History Of Country Music for Ken Burns PBS special starting September 15. Ken Burns! Can it...

Monday, September 30,2019

FabLab Open Hours 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Altadena Library\'s FabLab at the Main Library is equipped with 3D Printers, Virtual Reality equipment to try out, sewing machines, a Circuit cutting machine, and staff and volunteers excited to assist you with your creative projects during Open Hours! For 3-D Printing guidelines and details, please...

Tuesday, October 1,2019

Open Mic Night at Altadena Library 7:00 p.m.

Enjoy unique performances by musicians, storytellers, poets, and more in the comfort of your neighborhood library. Some content may not be appropriate for all ages. Discretion is advised.

Tuesday, October 1,2019

Early Literacy Play Ages 0-5 10:00 a.m.

Bring your new reader (ages 0-5) to the Main Library for play time, interactive reading activities, and age-appropriate reading skill building! Come when you can - no pressure! While you\'re at the Library, connect with other young readers in the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program and share the...

Tuesday, October 1,2019

All-Ages Chess Night 6:30 p.m.

Altadena Library\'s popular, weekly Chess Night for chess lovers of all ages and skill levels returns! The Library is looking for beginners and experienced players. All you need to bring is your love of the game and willingness to share it with others. This fun, new program will be led by community ...

Wednesday, October 2,2019

Altadena Farmers Market 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

This certified market has 30 booths selling fresh fruits and vegetables as well as prepared and pre-packaged food that may be enjoyed onsite at the market setting of Loma Alta Park. There\'s also local crafts and music! Altadena Community Garden is the proud sponsor of the market. For more informati...

Wednesday, October 2,2019

Teen Maker Exploration 3:00 p.m.

Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to come to open hours in Altadena Library\'s state-of-the-art FabLab. Use its virtual reality headset, create and print a 3D model, sew a new shirt, practice coding, and much more! Staff and volunteers will be on hand to assist you. Come for the whole time, or just p...

Thursday, October 3,2019

Teen Gaming Hours 3:00 p.m.

Video games are available for teen use in the Teen Space at the Main Library. If you enjoy video games, the Altadena Library has plenty to choose from in a variety of formats.

Friday, October 4,2019

Lego Club at Altadena Library 3:30 p.m.

Join Altadena Library for Lego Club! Come create, build... and destroy a little, too, if that\'s your thing. Legos will be provided, and Duplos will be available for children under 4. For children aged 3-12. If you have any questions or require special accommodation, please contact the Children\'s D...

Saturday, October 5,2019

Chauncey Bowers and Jodi Siegel Performs 7:00 p.m.

A brilliant two act show. A tasty matching of unmatched musical talents. Their showmanship and quality flows with creativity. A remarkable evening of singing, playing and wit. Chauncey Bowers: Few performers combine passion and playfulness as deftly as Chauncey Bowers. Maybe it was his early associ...

Saturday, October 5,2019

Seed Library Open Hours Presentation 10:00 a.m.

Find out what to plant this time of year, how to rotate your plantings for best soil health, how to plan now for spring pest prevention, and more. In fact, for anything in the garden you ve been wondering about but didn t know who to ask, here s your chance! Bring your questions and stay for ...

Saturday, October 5,2019

Clean Air Day Celebration Fair 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Come to the Altadena\'s First Clean Air Day Celebration and Fair and learn how you can help clean the air in a fun and friendly environment at the Altadena Library Community Room. The Altadena Library District, in partnership with Altadenans for Clean, Healthy Air (CHA CHA), Altadena Heritage, and ...

Monday, October 7,2019

FabLab Open Hours 10:00 a.m.

Altadena Library\'s FabLab at the Main Library is equipped with 3D Printers, Virtual Reality equipment to try out, sewing machines, a Circuit cutting machine, and staff and volunteers excited to assist you with your creative projects during Open Hours! For 3-D Printing guidelines and details, please...

Tuesday, October 8,2019

All-Ages Chess Night 6:30 p.m.

Altadena Library\'s popular, weekly Chess Night for chess lovers of all ages and skill levels returns! The Library is looking for beginners and experienced players. All you need to bring is your love of the game and willingness to share it with others. This fun, new program will be led by community ...

Tuesday, October 8,2019

Early Literacy Play Ages 0-5 10:00 a.m.

Bring your new reader (ages 0-5) to the Main Library for play time, interactive reading activities, and age-appropriate reading skill building! Come when you can - no pressure! While you\'re at the Library, connect with other young readers in the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program and share the...

Wednesday, October 9,2019

Teen Maker Exploration 3:00 p.m.

Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to come to open hours in Altadena Library\'s state-of-the-art FabLab. Use its virtual reality headset, create and print a 3D model, sew a new shirt, practice coding, and much more! Staff and volunteers will be on hand to assist you. Come for the whole time, or just p...

Thursday, October 10,2019

Teen Gaming Hours 3:00 p.m.

Video games are available for teen use in the Teen Space at the Main Library. If you enjoy video games, the Altadena Library has plenty to choose from in a variety of formats.

Friday, October 11,2019

Lego Club at Altadena Library 3:30 p.m.

Join Altadena Library for Lego Club! Come create, build... and destroy a little, too, if that\'s your thing. Legos will be provided, and Duplos will be available for children under 4. For children aged 3-12. If you have any questions or require special accommodation, please contact the Children\'s D...

Monday, October 14,2019

Friends Book Sorting 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Volunteers gather every Monday from 7:00pm to 9:00pm to sort through all the books, magazines, DVDs, etc. donated that week. If you re interested, stop by and join us! No need to let us know in advance or stay the whole time, and we usually have someone in our Bookstore at the Main Library who can...

Tuesday, October 15,2019

PEN Public School Options for Altadena Families 6:30 p.m.

Raising kids in Altadena and not sure about your public school options? Come hear what Altadena families have to say about neighborhood schools and open enrollment options within Pasadena Unified. Pasadena Education Network, an independent grass-roots parent organization connecting over 1,600 famili...

Tuesday, October 15,2019

Early Literacy Play Ages 0-5 10:00 a.m.

Bring your new reader (ages 0-5) to the Main Library for play time, interactive reading activities, and age-appropriate reading skill building! Come when you can - no pressure! While you\'re at the Library, connect with other young readers in the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program and share the...

Tuesday, October 15,2019

All-Ages Chess Night 6:30 p.m.

Altadena Library\'s popular, weekly Chess Night for chess lovers of all ages and skill levels returns! The Library is looking for beginners and experienced players. All you need to bring is your love of the game and willingness to share it with others. This fun, new program will be led by community ...

Wednesday, October 16,2019

Altadena Chamber of Commerce Power Breakfast 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Please join the Altadena Chamber of Commerce for a Power Breakfast with Guest Speaker Assemblymember Chris Holden at the Altadena Town & Country Club. The goal of the Altadena Chamber Power Breakfast Series is to offer local business professionals the opportunity to network, build relationships and ...

Wednesday, October 16,2019

Teen Maker Exploration 3:00 p.m.

Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to come to open hours in Altadena Library\'s state-of-the-art FabLab. Use its virtual reality headset, create and print a 3D model, sew a new shirt, practice coding, and much more! Staff and volunteers will be on hand to assist you. Come for the whole time, or just p...

Thursday, October 17,2019

Teen Gaming Hours 3:00 p.m.

Video games are available for teen use in the Teen Space at the Main Library. If you enjoy video games, the Altadena Library has plenty to choose from in a variety of formats.

Thursday, October 17,2019

Learning Works Annual Gala Invest in a Drop Out 5:00 p.m.

Learning Works Charter School invites you to its 6th Annual Invest In A Dropout Fundraiser" to be held in a private home in Altadena. The mission of Learning Works Charter School is to provide a personalized, rigorous academic program and relevant life skills to traditionally under- served stu...

Thursday, October 17,2019

Pasadena Chamber After Hours Social Mixer 5:00 p.m.

This FUN after hours social mixer is held at various locations throughout Pasadena. Please contact Kelly at the Chamber office by phone at the above number or via email at Kelly@pasadena-chamber.org for information. This months mixer is sponsored by MonteCedro.

Friday, October 18,2019

Adult Crafting Bob Lucas Branch 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Who says crafting is just for kids? Unleash your inner creativity and meet some new friends while you\'re at it! On the 3rd Friday of every month at 11:00am, Altadena Library will provide materials for a new adult craft. Everything ready so you can just show up and let your creativity run wild!

Friday, October 18,2019

Lego Club at Altadena Library 3:30 p.m.

Join Altadena Library for Lego Club! Come create, build... and destroy a little, too, if that\'s your thing. Legos will be provided, and Duplos will be available for children under 4. For children aged 3-12. If you have any questions or require special accommodation, please contact the Children\'s D...

Saturday, October 19,2019

Practice Testing Event 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Need practice for your upcoming exam? Come to Altadena Library\'s monthly practice test event on the third Saturday of every month at the Main Library throughout 2019 where you can practice taking the ISEE, HSPT, SAT, ACT, AP tests, and more! Registration is required so that the Library can have the...

Saturday, October 19,2019

Wicked Lit x 8 - A Wicked Lit Fundraiser 6:00 p.m.

Save the Date! Unbound Productions presents its unique style of immersive theatre back to Mountain View Mausoleum for one night only! Two different one-hour experiences, each featuring excerpts of four iconic Wicked Lit plays staged throughout the mausoleum. Intimate audience groups allowing for an up-close experi...

Monday, October 21,2019

FabLab Open Hours 10:00 a.m.

Altadena Library\'s FabLab at the Main Library is equipped with 3D Printers, Virtual Reality equipment to try out, sewing machines, a Circuit cutting machine, and staff and volunteers excited to assist you with your creative projects during Open Hours! For 3-D Printing guidelines and details, please...

Tuesday, October 22,2019

All-Ages Chess Night 6:30 p.m.

Altadena Library\'s popular, weekly Chess Night for chess lovers of all ages and skill levels returns! The Library is looking for beginners and experienced players. All you need to bring is your love of the game and willingness to share it with others. This fun, new program will be led by community ...

Tuesday, October 22,2019

Early Literacy Play Ages 0-5 10:00 a.m.

Bring your new reader (ages 0-5) to the Main Library for play time, interactive reading activities, and age-appropriate reading skill building! Come when you can - no pressure! While you\'re at the Library, connect with other young readers in the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program and share the...

Tuesday, October 22,2019

How Will Voting Change with League of Women Voters 6:00 p.m.

League of Women Voters Pasadena Area presents \"How Will Voting Change?: Voting Solutions for All People.\" Learn about LA County Vote Centers and the new voting experience! * Innovative Technology: New accessible voting equipment designed by LA County voters to meet all of their needs * Convenient ...

Wednesday, October 23,2019

Teen Maker Exploration 3:00 p.m.

Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to come to open hours in Altadena Library\'s state-of-the-art FabLab. Use its virtual reality headset, create and print a 3D model, sew a new shirt, practice coding, and much more! Staff and volunteers will be on hand to assist you. Come for the whole time, or just p...

Thursday, October 24,2019

Documentary Screening BACKPACK FULL OF CASH 6:30 p.m.

Eliot Arts Annual Fund will be screening the award winning documentary film BACKPACK FULL OF CASH at the historic Eliot Arts Magnet Academy auditorium in Altadena. The film has Spanish subtitles. The screening is part of the new film and speaker series called Eliot Talks. BACKPACK FULL OF CASH, narr...

Thursday, October 24,2019

Teen Gaming Hours 3:00 p.m.

Video games are available for teen use in the Teen Space at the Main Library. If you enjoy video games, the Altadena Library has plenty to choose from in a variety of formats.

Friday, October 25,2019

Family Film Friday Bob Lucas Branch 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Enjoy a screening of a family-friendly movie in the cozy Bob Lucas Branch on the 4th Monday of every month! All Ages Welcome!

Friday, October 25,2019

Lego Club at Altadena Library 3:30 p.m.

Join Altadena Library for Lego Club! Come create, build... and destroy a little, too, if that\'s your thing. Legos will be provided, and Duplos will be available for children under 4. For children aged 3-12. If you have any questions or require special accommodation, please contact the Children\'s D...

Saturday, October 26,2019

The Elements of Poetry Workshop with Thelma T. Reyna 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

What is the first element of poetry you focus on when writing a poem? In this interactive workshop led by award-winning, local poet Thelma T. Reyna, you will explore the different elements and tools that make poetry \"poetic.\" Thelma\'s book \"Rising, Falling, All of Us\" will be used as a referenc...

Saturday, October 26,2019

Terry Klein and Jordi Baizan Perform 3:00 p.m.

An afternoon of finely crafted folk and Americana with two award-winning Texas songwriters, Terry Klein & Jordi Baizan. Terry Klein and Jordi Baizan\'s musical partnership has entertained crowds in storied venues in every corner of Texas and up through the Midwest. Two seasoned solo performers, they...

Sunday, October 27,2019

St. Elizabeth Harvest Festival and Market 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

St. Elizabeth of Hungary School & Parish Church will hold its Harvest Festival and Market! Celebrate Fall with fun for the whole family! Featuring a Car Show, Maze, Halloween Costumes, Handmade Crafts, Kid Crafts & Activities, Food & Game Booths, One of A Kind Gifts, Live Entertainment, Home Baked G...

Monday, October 28,2019

FabLab Open Hours 10:00 a.m.

Altadena Library\'s FabLab at the Main Library is equipped with 3D Printers, Virtual Reality equipment to try out, sewing machines, a Circuit cutting machine, and staff and volunteers excited to assist you with your creative projects during Open Hours! For 3-D Printing guidelines and details, please...

Monday, October 28,2019

Friends Book Sorting 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Volunteers gather every Monday from 7:00pm to 9:00pm to sort through all the books, magazines, DVDs, etc. donated that week. If you re interested, stop by and join us! No need to let us know in advance or stay the whole time, and we usually have someone in our Bookstore at the Main Library who can...

Monday, October 28,2019

Barks and Books Altadena Library 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Dogs make great listeners! Young readers who need some extra practice reading aloud can come to this special session with a furry friend that loves to listen to stories.

Tuesday, October 29,2019

All-Ages Chess Night 6:30 p.m.

Altadena Library\'s popular, weekly Chess Night for chess lovers of all ages and skill levels returns! The Library is looking for beginners and experienced players. All you need to bring is your love of the game and willingness to share it with others. This fun, new program will be led by community ...

Tuesday, October 29,2019

Early Literacy Play Ages 0-5 10:00 a.m.

Bring your new reader (ages 0-5) to the Main Library for play time, interactive reading activities, and age-appropriate reading skill building! Come when you can - no pressure! While you\'re at the Library, connect with other young readers in the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program and share the...

Wednesday, October 30,2019

Teen Maker Exploration 3:00 p.m.

Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to come to open hours in Altadena Library\'s state-of-the-art FabLab. Use its virtual reality headset, create and print a 3D model, sew a new shirt, practice coding, and much more! Staff and volunteers will be on hand to assist you. Come for the whole time, or just p...

Thursday, October 31,2019

Teen Gaming Hours 3:00 p.m.

Video games are available for teen use in the Teen Space at the Main Library. If you enjoy video games, the Altadena Library has plenty to choose from in a variety of formats.

Saturday, November 2,2019

Bus Tour Altadenas Heritage 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Altadena Heritage was founded in 1986 to educate people about their great architecture and preservation issues. Located just north of Pasadena, Altadena rests against the mountains, and is viewed today much as it was a hundred years ago, as a retreat from the city below. Like Pasadena, the city boas...

Tuesday, December 4,2018

Open Mic Night 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Enjoy unique performances by musicians, storytellers, poets, and more in the comfort of your neighborhood library. Some content may not be appropriate for all ages. Discretion is advised.

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