Calendar! for Week of October 23-30


Editor’s Pick

October 23 — El Cholo’s Annual Tequila Tasting Tour at Pasadena Paseo Colorado’s upper courtyard (260 E. Colorado Blvd.) from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Sample dozens of premium tequilas while enjoying a taco/pupusa cart and appetizers along with live music. One large margarita included with admission ticket. $45 per person.


October 25– Hallowscream at Renaissance (Plaza – 1 E. Main St.) from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Bring the kids and register for a costume contest and enjoy safe trick-or-treating at participating Event will also include entertainment, face-painting, characters and balloons. Free.
October 27 – Creepy Crafts at Civic Center Li0rary (Reese Hall – 101 S. First St.) from 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. A spooktacular afternoon of crafting is in store for children ages 3 to 12 years of age, just in time for Halloween. No registration is required; space and supplies limited. Free.
October 30 – Shrinky Dink Halloween Craft at Civic Center Library (Reese Hall – 101 S. First St.) from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Teens are invited to make Creepy Cupcake “Shrinky Dink” Halloween decorations, and then revel in some Halloween fun! Free.


October 27 — In-N-Out “Cover to Cover Club” at Arcadia Public Library (20 W. Duarte Rd.) at
10:00 a.m. Register for the program and read five books to earn a coupon for a free In-N-Out hamburger, cheeseburger, or cheese sandwich. Each child may earn up to three burger coupons during the program. Join the Cover to Cover fun! – FREE

October 30 — Halloween Fright Day at the Santa Anita Race Track
at Santa Anita Race Track on the infield in Arcadia from 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. $5 per Adult (Arcadia residents FREE with I.D.)


October 25 — Spooktacular Story time at Azusa Public Library -(729 N. Dalton Ave. Azusa) at 11:00 a.m – Free.
October 26 — ?11th Annual Trunk or Treat at 320 N. Orange Place from 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
The event will consist of food booths, a classic car show, and Halloween magic and puppet shows. Each classic car will give away Halloween treats to all trunk or treaters in attendance. This is an alcohol free event. All coolers subject to search by Azusa Police Department. For registration or further information call the Recreation Office at (626) 812-5280 Free.
October 29 — Costume Contest & Crafts at Azusa Public Library (729 N. Dalton Ave.) at 6:00 p.m.
Prizes awards for the most original, funniest, most creative and cutest. Free.


October 28- – Halloween PJ Storytime at Buena Vista Brank Library (300 N. Buena Vista St.) from 6:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Youngsters are invited to wear costumes or pajamas to a special storytime, “Tales for Halloween.” Come for stories, songs, and a movie! Free.

El Monte

October 25 — El Monte’s Family Adventure Shuttle Travels to California Science Center at 10 a.m. Shuttle Departs from El Monte Trolley Station at 4:30 pm – Shuttle returns to Trolley StationVisit the California Science Center . $6.00 per person – Shuttle ride only/ admission to CSC not included.

October 30 – Trunk or Treat and Haunted Spooktacular at El Monte Community Center (3130 Tyler Ave.) from 5:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. Children visit decorated vehicle trunks and collect sweets and surprises. The first 500 children will receive a free goodie bag.” Activities will include game and food booths, arts and crafts vendors, music, as well as pictures with Halloween characters. For more information, please call (626) 580-2200. Haunted House – $1.00 per person V.I.P Cemetery Package – $10.00 per person (includes dinner and transportation) .


October 30 – Club Maple Annual Halloween Party at Maple Park Community Center (820 E. Maple Ave.) from 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. It’s that scary time of the year. Dress up in your scariest costume and join us for some fun as Club Maple celebrates Halloween. Free.


October 25 — -Pechanga Casino Fun”d”Raiser Monrovia Park N Ride Lot
Come join us again on our Pechanga Casino Fun'”d”Raiser, you will receive a free continental breakfast before loading on a luxury tour bus headed to Temecula. On the way, we will be playing Bingo and other games to share the profits with the attendees. Reasonably priced Cocktail refreshments, beer, wine, and water, in addition to snacks will be available for the trip. You must be 21 years or older to attend. For reservations, please contact Linda Proctor, 626 255-3833 or Laurie Orvis, 818 326-5620 by October 19, 2014. $25 donation. All proceeds go to scholarships for our college bound students at Monrovia and Duarte High Schools


October 24 — Southern California Museum Grand Opening at its temporary home (455 South Lake Ave., Suite 103) at 10:00 a.m. Free balloons available for kids all day. This museum is primarily for children under eight years old and offers a farmers market corner and performing arts stage. Private rooms are available for birthday parties. Free.

October 24 — Pasadena Food Day Fall Festival at the Pasadena Department of Public Health
(1845 N. Fair Oaks Ave.) from 12:00 p.m.to 4:00 p.m. Join Mayor Bill Bogaard and Pasadena officials along with other City representatives. The local observation is a part of Food Day, a nationwide celebration and a movement for healthy, affordable, and sustainable food. Free.

October 24 — Wicked Lit 2014 Presents Draculas Guest La Llorona and The Monk at Mountain View Mausoleum (2300 N. Marengo Ave., Altadena) from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Join playwrights, directors and/or producers of Wicked Lit 2014 in several locations throughout the mausoleum to get the inside scoop on how Wicked Lit is made! Hear anecdotes from the creatives behind Wicked Lit and discover the inspiration for our productions. This is a moving show with many stairs to climb! Patrons should wear comfortable shoes. Cost: $60.00 – $85.00.

October 25 — One Colorado’s Annual Pumpkin Decorating at One Colorado Courtyard (24 E. Union St.) from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Kids get busy with glue sticks and (washable) markers to create your Great Pumpkin. Pumpkins first-come-first-served; all creations go home with their creators. Free.

October 25 — 11th Annual Lincoln Village Festival at John Muir High School (1905 Lincoln Ave.) from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Enjoy live music and food truckc, carnival games kid & teen zones, costume contest and more. Fun for the entire family. Free.

October 25 — Arroyo Food Co-op Grand Opening at 494 N. Wilson Ave. from 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Enjoy food and live music and take a store tour and try product samples. Arroyo Food Co-op is organized and run by a group of people/volunteers. Free.

October 26 — Fall Plant Sale at The Huntington (1151 Oxford Rd.,San Marino) from 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Fall is prime time for planting California natives. You’ll find a wide selection of them at our annual fall sale -including salvias, ceanothus, irises, and other dry-climate favorites-along with choice varieties of herbs, bulbs, trees, shrubs, cacti and succulents, and lots more. Free with admission.

October 26 — Pasadena Fall Home Show at Pasadena Convention Center (300 E. Green St.) from 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Events feature a wide selection of home improvement professionals in a fun, interactive environment for homeowners in all stages of remodeling, landscaping and decorating their homes. See home improvement and remodeling exhibits with product demonstrations and sample interior and exterior vignettes. Free.

October 24, 2014

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