Editor’s Pick of the Week:
Taste of South Lake
October 11, 2014 at corporate Center, 251 S. Lake Avenue from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Join the South Lake Business Association’s 6th Annual “Taste of South Lake”, Pasadena’s largest culinary celebration! Guests can enjoy mouth-watering offerings from over 25 South Lake Avenue restaurants, live cooking demos with celebrity chefs, music performances by internationally known bands, a vendor village and more! Cost: Free
October 9 – 12 Azusa Golden Days 2014 “Lasso Our Memories”
Don’t miss the Helping Hand Bingo Night at North Recreation Center, 340 Orange Place from 7:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M. on Thursday, October 9.
On Friday, October 10 Azusa Sister City will have a Steak Fry at the Senior Center, 740 N. Dalton. From 7:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M.
Starting Friday, October 10 and running to Sunday October 12 is the annual Golden Days Carnival at Memorial Park, 320 Orange Place.
On Saturday October 11 the Azusa Elks annual Pancake Breakfast will start at 6:00 A.M. in the Light & Water Parking lot, 729 N. Azusa and end just before the start of the parade at 11:00 A.M.
The Golden Days Parade begins at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, October 11. The start of the parade is at San Gabriel Ave. and Foothill Blvd.
October 11 — Under The Tuscan Sun” Benefit Dinner for Duarte Education Foundation at City of Hope Cooper Auditorium (1500 Duarte Road) at 6:30 p.m. Call 626-437-7993 for information. Cost: $50 per ticket.
October 11 — Amigos de los Rios Volunteer Clean Up at Rio Vista Park (4275 Ranger Ave.) from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
October 11 — 6th Annual K9’s in the Park at Verdugo Park (1621 Canada Avenue) from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This event raises the necessary funds to support the dogs.
October 12 — An Afternoon with Jeanne Robertson at Haugh Performing Arts Center ( 1000 W. Foothill Blvd.) at 2 p.m. At 70 years young, Jeanne Robertson continues to charm audiences with her humorous observations about everyday life. For information, call (626) 963-9411.Tickets: $34 Student/Senior: $32
October 10 — Monrovia Family Festival at Myrtle Ave. (Along Myrtle Ave. between Olive & Lime) from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Vendors, farmers’ market, live music, kiddie rides and much, much more. Free.
October 10 — Live folk music concert at 412 at 412 S. Myrtle Ave. at 8 p.m. 626-357-1091 or soKattyWompus.com for information. Free.
October 10 — Farmers’ Market on 318 S. Ramona Ave.(next to city hall and in front of the library) from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Every Friday night the Monterey Park Certified Farmers Market features the freshest fruits, vegetables, flowers, nuts, honey, breads, hot food items, plus entertainment and surprises that make a great way to start the weekend.
October 10 — ArtNight Pasadena at Old Pasadena from 6 p.m.to 10 p.m. Enjoy a free evening of art, music and entertainment as Pasadena’s most prominent arts and cultural institutions swing open their doors. For more information, including food trucks and shuttles, visit http://www.artnightpasadena.org/. Free
October 10 — Richard Riordan Discusses and Signs The Mayor How I Turned Around Los Angeles After Riots an Earthquake and the O.J. Simpson Murder Trial at Vroman’s Bookstore (695 E. Colorado Blvd.) at 7:00 p.m Between 1993 and 2001, Mayor Richard J. Riordan, a maverick multi-millionaire who championed pragmatism over divisive politics, pulled Los Angeles from the brink of collapse and turned around one of the world’s most famous cities. For more information call: 626-449-5320 or visit www.vromansbookstore.com
Oct. 11 — Over 50 Job Fair Pasadena Senior Center (85 E. Holly St from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The Pasadena Senior Center hosts this job fair that’s sponsored by the City of Pasadena Human Services and Recreation Department. Parking and refreshments are free.
October 11 — ArtWalk 2014 at Pasadena Playhouse District (Colorado Blvd. and Green St from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The Pasadena ARTWalk is Pasadena’s largest urban art fair with over 5,000 people attending yearly. The event highlights some of the best Southern Californian visual artists showcasing their work in painting, sculpture, watercolor, photography, mixed media, ceramics, jewelry, drawings, and printmaking. All-ages are welcome. Free
October 12 – JPL Open House at JPL (4800 Oak Grove Drive) from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The event, themed “Welcome to Our Universe,” will take visitors on a “ride” through the wonders of space. Highlights include a life-size model of Mars Science Laboratory, demonstrations from numerous space missions; JPL’s machine shop, where robotic spacecraft parts are built; and the Microdevices Lab, where engineers and scientists use tiny technology to revolutionize space exploration. Free.
October 12 — R. G. Canning Flea Market at Rose Bowl Stadium (1001 Rose Bowl Drive) from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. , the world’s most unusual flea market. Featuring over 2,500 vendors and 20,000 buyers each month, the Flea Market is celebrating over 45 years of continued success at the world famous Rose Bowl in Pasadena. Cost: $8.00 – $20.00.
October 10 — San Gabriel’s Farmers Market at Vincent Lugo Park (corner of Wells & Ramona Streets) from 4 pm to 8 pm. Free.
October 11 — 2 pm. San Gabriel Mission Playhouse (320 S. Mission Drive)
The Wizard of Oz tells the tale of Dorothy Gale, who lives with her Auntie Em and Uncle Henry on a farm in Kansas. For tickets, call Theatre Experience of Southern California at (800) 514-2787.
October 9 –Barks & Books at Sierra Madre Public Library (440 W. Sierra Madre Blvd.) from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Join Humane Society volunteer Dorothy Raymond and her specially trained dog. Free.
Oct.11 — Sierra Madre Playhouse Presents 4000 Miles at Sierra Madre Playhouse (87 W. Sierra Madre Blvd.) at 8:00 pm. After suffering a major loss while on a cross-country bike trip, 21 year-old Leo seeks refuge with his feisty 91 year-old grandmother Vera in her West Village apartment. Over the course of a single month, these unlikely roommates infuriate, bewilder, and ultimately reach each other. 4000 MILES looks at how two outsiders find their way in today’s world. Cost: $15.00 – $25.00
October 13 — Sierra Madre Garden Club meeting at Hart House, Memorial Park, 222 W. Sierra Madre Blvd. Topic: Gardening with California Native Plants. SPEAKER; Orchid Black, Garden Designer and owner of Native Sanctuary. For dinner reservations and program details call 626-836-4945.