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Sunday, January 20,2019

Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance Martin Luther King Service 3:30 p.m.

The Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance of Greater Pasadena will host its Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration at Metropolitan Baptist Church in Altadena. Rev. Dr. John B. Bledsoe, outgoing President of the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance and pastor of Pasadena s Zion Star Missionary Baptist Church, will be the keynote spea...

Sunday, January 20,2019

MacDougal Street West Performs 7:00 p.m.

The Coffee Gallery Backstage welcomes from California\'s sister state of Arizona, MacDougal Street West: A Peter, Paul & Mary Experience! Enjoy the memories, harmonies and the humor of America s favorite folk trio recreated by Ron Skelton, Mary Alberts and Rick Shore. William Rice will be backing ...

Tuesday, January 22,2019

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, January 22,2019

Snail Mail Workshop 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Join Craft School for a fun night of snacks and creative mail art! It\'s a super-fun way to say hello to someone you know or meet someone new! Participants will use a variety of craft supplies and Kelli will show you clever and simple ways to transform a simple letter into a piece of art. She will a...

Tuesday, January 22,2019

Brittni Paiva Legendary Hawaiian Master of Ukulele 8:00 p.m.

Brittni Paiva (pie-VAH) already a multi award-winning instrumentalist is known for her stunning articulation of what she can do on the ukulele going from slow and moving, to rapid-fire, classical-ballet, to ancient Japan, translating forms of jazz, world beat, pop, Flamenco and Latin, and filter the...

Wednesday, January 23,2019

Jim Anne Curry The Songs of John Denver 8:00 p.m.

Husband and wife team, Jim and Anne Curry, deliver the multi-platinum hits of the great John Denver in a fun-filled evening of singing and stories. Jim plays the guitar and sings John s songs in a crystal clear tenor that will take your breath away. Anne, his wife and musical partner, plays guitar...

Friday, January 25,2019

Lego Club at Altadena Library 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 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...

Friday, January 25,2019

Teen Game Zone 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Enter the Game Zone! Altadena Library has tons of party games, board games (everything from chess to Apples to Apples), and a PS4, WiiU, xBox One, and Nintendo Switch to suit any tournament you could ever want. You can even start a monthly Dungeons & Dragons campaign with your new gamer friends. Sna...

Friday, January 25,2019

John York The 3Bs of Rock and Roll 8:00 p.m.

Ex-Byrd John York brings us not Bach, Beethoven and Brahms, but the 3Bs of our shared musical experience in the 60 s and early 70 s: the Byrds, the Beatles and the Band. John York is a survivor of the perilous days of Rock & Roll, the last pure voice of the silver sixties to make it into the 21s...

Saturday, January 26,2019

14-Year Old Musical Prodigy Emi Sunshine Performs 3:00 p.m.

Emi Sunshine s indescribable and inexplicable talents have taken the world by surprise. Since her breakout at 9 years-old, Emi has garnered more than 14 Million YouTube views & a half million Facebook followers.Bob Stane says: Just a few years ago when EmiSunshine broke upon the scene at the age o...

Saturday, January 26,2019

Sligo Rags Powerhouse of Celtic Folk 7:00 p.m.

This award winning, dynamic ensemble presents Celtic Folk (and so much more) with a decidedly bluegrass attitude. Sligo Rags are Named among the top acoustic bands in LA (by Folkworks Magazine, and two-time winners of the Orange County Music Award for Best Folk Band. The one-time darlings of Disneyl...

Saturday, January 26,2019

Neighbors Building a Better Altadena General Meeting Featuring Assemblymember Chris Holden 9:00 a.m.

Assemblymember Chris Holden is the speaker for the next meeting of Neighbors Building a Better Altadena. He will be giving a legislative update and responding to questions afterwards. Val Zavala will facilitate the Q&A session. Altadena civic organizations will give short updates following the spea...

Sunday, January 27,2019

14-Year Old Musical Prodigy Emi Sunshine Performs 7:00 p.m.

Emi Sunshine s indescribable and inexplicable talents have taken the world by surprise. Since her breakout at 9 years-old, Emi has garnered more than 14 Million YouTube views & a half million Facebook followers.Bob Stane says: Just a few years ago when EmiSunshine broke upon the scene at the age o...

Sunday, January 27,2019

Brett Perkins and His Listening Room Tour 2:00 p.m.

California born/Copenhagen-based songwriter Brett Perkins returns to Coffee Gallery on his annual Listening Room Tour with another fine line-up of songwriters from the US and Europe. This time around, Brett\'s joined by Danish songwriter Andreas S. Jensen, Seattle based songwriter Abby K, L.A. based...

Monday, January 28,2019

Forest Bailey with Special Guest Becky Langen 8:00 p.m.

Forest Bailey. A noteworthy solo performer will always give you pause, no matter what they are doing. The kind of pause that sticks your feet to the ground, and transfixes your gaze. You don t always know when it ll happen, but when it does its completely unforgettable. That s what you get whe...

Tuesday, January 29,2019

Roy Zimmerman - Rize Up 8:00 p.m.

In the current national nightmare, everyone needs to laugh... And hope... Roy Zimmerman s signature blend of heart and hilarity has never been more necessary. RiZe Up is ninety minutes of Roy Zimmerman s original songs, a funny and forceful affirmation of Peace and Social Justice. Roy s songs ...

Tuesday, January 29,2019

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, January 29,2019

Sewing Machine Basics 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Have you been wanting to learn to sew, staring at that unused sewing machine in your closet? Now\\\'s your chance! In this class, you will learn how to thread your machine, wind a bobbin, change your needles, clean and generally become familiar with your machine. Practice sewing straight stitches, z...

Wednesday, January 30,2019

A Small Circle of Friends Hosted by Tracy Newman Art Podell 8:00 p.m.

The Coffee Gallery Backstage presents \"A Small Circle of Friends\", hosted by Tracy Newman & Art Podell. Tracy Newman, Art Podell, Fred Rubin, Philip Cody, Emilio Barelli and Mike Green together make an amazing group of talented people putting on a night of entertainment you won\'t want to miss. Tr...

Thursday, January 31,2019

Ty Fances Off of My Head Storytelling 7:30 p.m.

Off My Head is a lasting storytelling experience. Join us for another show of often funny, sometimes poignant, always authentic personal stories. Producer/ Host: Ty Fance an author of his book of autobiographical short stories Off My Head and Over the Fence and a producer of the story telling show -...

Friday, February 1,2019

Lego Club at Altadena Library 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 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\\\...

Friday, February 1,2019

Bens Bots 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Calling all inventors, explorers, scientists, and engineers! Join Mr. Ben in Altadena Library\'s Fab Lab for a monthly STEM activity. Space is limited to 10 participants and is first come, first served, so make sure you re here right at 4pm!

Friday, February 1,2019

Hora de Cuentos Ages 0-5 11:00 a.m.

Join Altadena Library for Bilingual Storytime! Participants will have fun with books, songs, and rhymes in both Spanish and English. For children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. (Acompanenos para cuentos bilingue en la Biblioteca de Altadena! Nos divertiremos con libros, canciones y rimas en espanol...

Saturday, February 2,2019

Art Night with Friends 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Come relax and unwind from the week - hang out with friends and do some art! Light snacks and art supplies will be provided. Kelli of Craft School will provide a brief instruction that will get you going, or you can work on any art project you wish! Beginners more than welcome - drawing skills are n...

Saturday, February 2,2019

Jumpstarting Your Summer Garden - Building Mini Greenhouses 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Did you know that you can start some of your summer crops as early as January or February? This time of year is a great time to start your tomatoes, peppers, and eggplant. All you need are some plastic bottles headed for the recycling bin and some garden soil. Turning these plastic bottles into mini...

Saturday, February 2,2019

Open Classroom 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Need a time and space to dedicate to your crafting? Grab your project materials and stop in for open classroom! This is a time where you can use Craft School Altadena\'s space to work on any crafty project and also enjoy good company with other crafters. No instruction given;

Saturday, February 2,2019

Opening Reception New Member Showcase 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Pasadena Society of Artists hosts a New Member Showcase opening reception at McGinty\'s Gallery at the End of The World.

Monday, February 4,2019

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 Cricut 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, February 5,2019

Open Mic Night 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 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, February 5,2019

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, February 5,2019

Pages Popcorn BookMovie Club Ages 10-12 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Popcorn & Pages is Altadena Library\'s first ever \'tween (ages 10-12) book and movie club launching! Don\'t miss this meet-and-greet with fellow book club members, featuring icebreakers, and sweet treats! For more information, please call the above number.

Tuesday, February 5,2019

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...

Friday, February 8,2019

Lego Club at Altadena Library 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 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\\\...

Friday, February 8,2019

Hora de Cuentos Ages 0-5 11:00 a.m.

Join Altadena Library for Bilingual Storytime! Participants will have fun with books, songs, and rhymes in both Spanish and English. For children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. (Acompanenos para cuentos bilingue en la Biblioteca de Altadena! Nos divertiremos con libros, canciones y rimas en espanol...

Saturday, February 9,2019

Crucible of Art Altadena as a Special Space in Black History 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Altadena Heritage and the Altadena Libraries are thrilled to present a discussion with author and 2018 National Book Award winner Jeffrey C. Stewart, facilitated by local historian Michele Zack. Highlighting the contributions of Altadenans like Charles White and Octavia Butler through the lens of Al...

Saturday, February 9,2019

Second Saturday with JazzZone 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Nobody makes smooth jazz sizzle like The JazzZone at February\'s Second Saturday concert!

Saturday, February 9,2019

The Frostig Center Benefit Dinner Featuring Fritz Coleman 6:00 p.m.

The Frostig Center, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children with learning differences, will hold its benefit at the Altadena Town & Country Club. Guests will enjoy an evening of dining and entertainment and have opportunities to bid on a tempting array of vacations, ar...

Saturday, February 11,2017

Second Saturday at the Altadena Library with Louis Van Taylor Quintet 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Join Altadena Library for live music with the Louis Van Taylor Quintet a unique mix of jazz, blues and funk.

Monday, February 11,2019

Sensory Storytime 10:30 a.m.

Sensory Story Time with the Altadena Library is a good fit for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and children with sensory processing difficulties. Sensory Story Time will have more structure and repetition than a traditional story time. Preregistration is required; participation is limited to ...

Monday, February 11,2019

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 Cricut 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, February 12,2019

Art Show and Presentation Brian A. Bernhard 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

For the months of January and February, the walls of the Main Library will be adorned with the art of the eccentrically creative Brian A. Bernhard. Of his art, Brian says: \"Love, more than anything else fuels my creative fire. My love to inspire, create, and explore unknown paths. Carving new...

Tuesday, February 12,2019

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...

Friday, February 15,2019

Lego Club at Altadena Library 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 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\\\...

Friday, February 15,2019

Hora de Cuentos Ages 0-5 11:00 a.m.

Join Altadena Library for Bilingual Storytime! Participants will have fun with books, songs, and rhymes in both Spanish and English. For children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. (Acompanenos para cuentos bilingue en la Biblioteca de Altadena! Nos divertiremos con libros, canciones y rimas en espanol...

Saturday, February 16,2019

Altadena Farmers Market 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 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...

Tuesday, February 19,2019

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, February 19,2019

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...

Friday, February 22,2019

Teen Game Zone 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Enter the Game Zone! Altadena Library has tons of party games, board games (everything from chess to Apples to Apples), and a PS4, WiiU, xBox One, and Nintendo Switch to suit any tournament you could ever want. You can even start a monthly Dungeons & Dragons campaign with your new gamer friends. Sna...

Friday, February 22,2019

Hora de Cuentos Ages 0-5 11:00 a.m.

Join Altadena Library for Bilingual Storytime! Participants will have fun with books, songs, and rhymes in both Spanish and English. For children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. (Acompanenos para cuentos bilingue en la Biblioteca de Altadena! Nos divertiremos con libros, canciones y rimas en espanol...

Monday, February 25,2019

Sensory Storytime 10:30 a.m.

Sensory Story Time with the Altadena Library is a good fit for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and children with sensory processing difficulties. Sensory Story Time will have more structure and repetition than a traditional story time. Preregistration is required; participation is limited to ...

Tuesday, February 26,2019

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, February 26,2019

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...

Tuesday, February 26,2019

Pages Popcorn BookMovie Club Ages 10-12 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Popcorn & Pages is Altadena Library\'s first ever \'tween (ages 10-12) book and movie club launching! Don\'t miss this meet-and-greet with fellow book club members, featuring icebreakers, and sweet treats! For more information, please call the above number.

Wednesday, February 27,2019

Elementary Movie 6:30 p.m.

Lights, camera, action at the Altadena Library. Join the Library for a kids movie once a month in the Community Room at the Main Library. All movies are rated G or PG, and past films have included Inside Out, Hook, and The Lego Movie.

Sunday, March 3,2019

8th Annual Chamber Music Gala Fundraiser 2:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

A rare opportunity to enjoy chamber music in a small private setting. Featuring American protege violinist Aubree Oliverson! Join Pasadena Community Orchestra (PCO) for wine and hors d oeuvres at 2:30 p.m. Following the 3:00 p.m. performance, meet the artist over dessert! To purchase tickets, go t...

Saturday, April 7,2018

SkillShare Upcycling Space-Making 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Join Side Street Projects this Saturday for its first SkillShare that's part of a series of eco-friendly workshops that will explore ways to build creative and usable spaces from local environments that combine nature, trash, and recycled disposables. Artist K.Bradford has built a plastic bottle greenhouse on site and will lead a workshop on eco-justice strate...

Friday, July 6,2018

Kids Movie 2:00 p.m.

Altadena Library District presents Kids Movie!. Enjoy family friendly movies. For movie title, please call the above number.

Friday, July 6,2018

Lego Club at Altadena Library 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 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...

Friday, July 6,2018

The Merry Wives of Windsor Perform 8:00 p.m.

Blending the tastes and styles of ten different women, The Merry Wives of Windsor is a unique kind of folk band. Its repertoire includes traditional folk tunes from the British Isles, classical music from the European Renaissance, and wholly original songs by the band s own members. The result is ...

Saturday, July 7,2018

Seed Library Open Hours Altadenas Horticultural History with Michele Zack 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

In a joint program of Altadena Heritage and the Library, Michele Zack will tell an interesting, illustrated story of Altadena s horticultural past - that of the West India Garden. Frederick O. Popenoe established this nursery in 1906 to cultivate subtropical fruits and other plants in high demand ...

Saturday, July 7,2018

The Beatunes Perform 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 t...

Saturday, July 7,2018

Summer Concert Series Kenny Sara the Sounds of New Orleans 7:00 p.m.

Sheriff\'s Support Group of Altadena presents the 22nd Annual Summer Concert Series featuring Kenny Sara & the Sounds of New Orleans. Kenny Sara & The Sounds of New Orleans is a four piece band that plays New Orleans based music ranging from New Orleans Jazz and straight ahead Jazz to New Orleans R&...

Saturday, July 7,2018

Tail Waggin Tutors 11:00 a.m.

Have a struggling or shy reader at home? Bring them by to visit with Cedar, a Reading Therapy Dogs from Therapy Dogs International! Reading Therapy Dogs provide a comfortable, cute, and non-judgmental audience for burgeoning readers, or those who need some extra practice. Grab a book and settle in t...

Saturday, July 15,2017

Summer Concert Series The Down Beat Express 7:00 p.m.

Sheriff\'s Support Group of Altadena presents the 21st Annual Summer Concert Series featuring the Down Beat Express Altadena\'s Big Band featuring Jennifer Gates, yet another concert that can\'t be missed.

Wednesday, August 1,2018

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...

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.

Friday, December 14,2018

Sleepwalkers Station Indie Folk Band 8:00 p.m.

Sleepwalker\'s Station is THE German-Italian-Spanish Indie Folk band from Berlin, on tour since 2011 playing over 800 live gigs across Europe and America. Performing at festivals like Glastonbury (UK), SXSW (Texas), Open Flair (Germany), No sin M sica (Spain), MEI (Italy), Westway Lab (Portugal) Ea...

Friday, December 14,2018

Lego Club at Altadena Library 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 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...

Saturday, December 15,2018

Teen Winter Wonderland Party 3:00 p.m.

Join Altadena Library in the Community Room for a party celebrating all things winter! Create snowmen out of socks, enjoy hot chocolate bar, and play a rousing game of winter-themed FishBowl. For Middle and High School Students.

Saturday, December 15,2018

The Susie Glaze New Folk Ensemble The Enterprise Blues Band 7:00 p.m.

Award-winning vocalist Susie Glaze, mandolinist Steve Rankin, fiddler Mark Indictor and bassist Fred Sanders are The Susie Glaze New Folk Ensemble, the newest version of the acclaimed Los Angeles-based Americana group, a lush new folk Americana fusion ensemble, presenting gorgeous eclectic blends of...

Saturday, December 15,2018

DIY Days WoodBus 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Youth (ages 5 and upward) can come aboard Side Street s mobile classroom, the Woodbus , and create projects while learning how to use hand tools and work with wood. Workshop begins promptly at 11am.

Saturday, December 15,2018

North Lake Pole 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Come out Saturday, for the annual North Lake Pole. Brought to you by your local Altadena merchants and the Altadena Chamber of Commerce in beautiful downtown Altadena, there will be chances to win great prizes and get special discounts in addi ...

Sunday, December 16,2018

Handmade Book Challenge Show and Tell 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Stop in and pick up a small handmade book and ephemera pack for $5 and reveal and share your awesome creations with the other participants! Craft School will also be revealing their next cool crafty challenge!

Sunday, December 16,2018

Holiday Slack Key Show with Jim Kimo West and Friends 7:00 p.m.

Hawaiian slack key guitarist Jim Kimo West performs selections from his two acclaimed holiday slack key CD s Kimo s Hawaiian Slack Key Christmas and Ki Ho alu Christmastime . He will be joined with special guests plus traditional hula!

Sunday, December 16,2018

A Taylor Made Tapestry A Tribute to Carole King James Taylor 2:00 p.m.

Re-creating the Carole King & James Taylor troubadour reunion show from 2010 with Jeannie Austin as \"Carole King\" and Stephen Bock as \"James Taylor\". Carole King has been inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. She wrote several Top Ten hits for various gro...

Monday, December 17,2018

FABLAB Open Hours 3D Printing 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Altadena Library offers use of its 3D printers to adults. Bring in a 3D computer model on a USB drive, and print it at the Main Library. Not to worry if you do not have a model ready for print - staff can help you to find a pre-sculpted model online to download for printing! New to the world of 3D p...

Monday, December 17,2018

The Sawyer Family - Simple Gifts 8:00 p.m.

The Sawyer Family Band - Four Sawyers, fabulous fiddles, tight harmony, great guitar, sizzling mandolin, and hot trumpet all combine to give life to this exciting, award winning group. Fresh, new talent is intertwined with acoustic music that has crossed generations. This Texas based band is making...

Monday, December 17,2018

SAT and ACT Workshop Math and Science Sections 4:00 p.m.

Want to learn tips and tricks to improve your math or science portions on the SAT or ACT? Be sure to stop by Altadena Library\'s Math and Science workshop where MeriEducation will be providing tried and true methods to increase your score. Register by emailing teens@altadenalibrary.org.

Tuesday, December 18,2018

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, December 18,2018

Real Vocal String Quartet Grant Winning Ensemble 8:00 p.m.

Four musicians, a string quartet, string band, vocal quartet, jaw-dropping improvising world-music collective, pick a box and they will think outside it, with style. Real Vocal String Quartet (RVSQ) plays original songs, pieces and unique arrangements that pay tribute to music from Appalachia to Cot...

Wednesday, December 19,2018

Baby Lap Time 10:15 a.m.

Join Altadena Library for Baby Lap Time! Participants will have fun with books, rhymes, and songs that encourage development and bonding, and then spend some time playing together. For newborns and babies who are not yet walking and their parents/caregivers.

Wednesday, December 19,2018

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 the 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, December 20,2018

PUSD Elementary Winter Concerts 10:00 a.m.

Celebrate the season and join Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) at the Elementary Winter Concerts! Featuring Focus Point Academy. Click here to view flyer.

Thursday, December 20,2018

John York Stevie Kalinich The Musician Meets the Poet 8:00 p.m.

A unique performance of music and poetry. Enjoy a special evening of creative friendship and collaboration with ex-Byrd John York and Beach Boy\'s lyricist Stevie Kalinich. Mr. John York was a member of the legendary 60s folk-rock band, the Byrds. He plays 12-string guitar and sings songs from the 6...

Friday, December 21,2018

The Mistletones Highest Order Christmas Jazz 8:00 p.m.

The Mistletones are a truly unique jazz trio specializing in creating a classic festive atmosphere in the spirit of Christmas and the holidays. The band features James Raymond on piano, Andrew Ford on bass and Steve DiStanislao on drums. The Mistletones played here in the past as The James Raymond G...

Friday, December 21,2018

Lego Club at Altadena Library 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 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...

Saturday, December 22,2018

Mozart Dee Triple Threat Talent 7:00 p.m.

Looking for fresh indie songs from the heart that inspire? Globetrotting, trilingual and a triple threat talent, Mozart is a charismatic teenage songwriter, singer and actress. Mozart plays 5 instruments and writes & sings songs in Spanish, Chinese and English. She spent a decade traveling the world...

Saturday, December 22,2018

From Page to Table Book Club Potluck 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Altadena Library\'s popular monthly book club From Page to Table returns to Altadena Library just in time for a festive holiday gathering. How does it work? It s simple: single out a new recipe from a cookbook you own (or from a cookbook in the Library collection), prepare, and share! Send in your...

Thursday, December 27,2018

FabLab Open Hours 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Altadena Library\'s FabLab at the Main Library is equipped with 3D Printers, Virtual Reality equipment to try out, sewing machines, a Cricut 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 ...

Friday, December 28,2018

Lego Club at Altadena Library 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 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...

Saturday, December 29,2018

An Evening with Rick Shea Terry Klein 7:00 p.m.

A special evening of finely crafted folk and Americana songs from seasoned Southland veteran Rick Shea and rising Austin, Texas star Terry Klein. Longtime Southern California singer-songwriter Rick Shea got his early musical education in the bars and honky-tonks of San Bernardino. While you may ofte...

Sunday, December 30,2018

Fortunate Son Tribute to Creedence Clearwater Revival 2:00 p.m.

Returning by popular demand, their own desire and a thirst for a good cup o joe Fortunate Son is America s Tribute to Creedence Clearwater Revival. Brad Ford, Mike Franceschini, Dan Murdy and Ron Ota have been playing the beloved music of Creedence Clearwater Revival, together as Fortunate Son,...

Monday, December 31,2018

FABLAB Open Hours 3D Printing 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Altadena Library offers use of its 3D printers to adults. Bring in a 3D computer model on a USB drive, and print it at the Main Library. Not to worry if you do not have a model ready for print - staff can help you to find a pre-sculpted model online to download for printing! New to the world of 3D p...

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