Mayte Garcia Discusses Life with Prince – Vroman’s Bookstore (7 p.m., 695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA) At the one-year anniversary of his death, legendary musician Prince’s first wife shares a uniquely intimate, candid, and revelatory look inside the personal and professional life of one of the world’s most beloved icons. In The Most Beautiful, a title inspired by the hit song Prince wrote about their legendary love story, Mayte shares their personal story. Cost: free.
Your Local Weekly Events
Sidewalk CPR Day ( June 1 @ 8 a.m. – 12p.m., 321 S. Mrytle Ave.,) To commemorate National CPR and AED week, Monrovia Fire and Rescue will host a one-day, hands-only CPR tutorial to assist the local community with vital, life-saving measures. Blood pressure and glucose checks will also be administered free to the public.
Mayte Garcia Discusses Life with Prince(June 1 @ 7 p.m., 695 E. Colorado Blvd.,) At the one-year anniversary of his death, legendary musician Prince’s first wife shares a uniquely intimate, candid, and revelatory look inside the personal and professional life of one of the world’s most beloved icons. In The Most Beautiful, a title inspired by the hit song Prince wrote about their legendary love story, Mayte shares their personal story. Cost: free.
Scrapbooking Studio! – The Gilb, Museum of Arcadia Heritage (June 2 @ 2 – 3 p.m., 380 W Huntington Dr.,) Get creative with friends from your community and preserve your memories. Remember to bring your scrapbook and personal photographs, and the museum will provide various scrapbooking materials.
Monrovia Street Fair and Market (June 2 @ 5 – 9 p.m., 700 S Myrtle Ave.) Bring the entire family to peruse a variety of organic and nutritious produce, beautiful fresh-cut flowers and crafts hand-made by local artisans! The farmers and vendors at the Street Fair and Market offer high quality produce and products. For the little ones, activities include face-painting, camel-rides and special programming every first Friday of the month.
Irish Music Concert (June 3 @ 7 p.m., 2029 North Lake Ave.) Kira Ott and Jimmy Murphy will be top of the line on Saturday playing the fiddle, guitar, and mandolin. They have been playing together in numerous bands over the years and active in the Southern California Irish music scene. Enjoy the show! Tickets are $15. Phone for reservations: (626) 798-6236.
Remembering the Renaissance (June 3 @ 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., 380 W Huntington Drive) Travel back through time to the Renaissance days of Italy as we examine some of Da Vinci’s inventions and artwork.
Monrovia Music Festival (June 4 @ 7 p.m., 321 South Myrtle Ave.) The 4th annual Monrovia Music Fest will happen on Sunday at the Library Park Memorial Fountain on Myrtle Ave. in Old Town Monrovia. The organizers are committed to bringing communities together through music and the mission is community connections in concert
Old Pasadena Farmer’s Market (June 4 @ 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Holly Street at Fair Oaks Ave.) Every Sunday, the Old Pasadena Farmers Market offers residents and visitors alike a chance to “buy fresh & buy local”. The more you support your community market, the more great vendors will come!
Art Class of Monrovia with Traci Loving (June 5 @ 5 p.m. 418 South Myrtle Ave. ) Basic Art Class study for learning the basic techniques and skills on drawing and painting. For ages 5 and up to Adult Classes art in the Paint n”Play Art Studio all supplies are included in the price.
Happy Hour @ Magnolia House(June 5 @ 4-6 p.m., 492 S. Lake Ave.) Enjoy $5 wine and local draft beers, $6 well drinks and $6 Magnolia House Sangria. Check out our menu for happy hour food specials. Monday: Pizza & Beer A Featured Flatbread and choice of Draft Beer for $13(Craftsman 1903, Eagle Rock Manifesto, Mother Earth Cali Creamin’, Santa Barbara Common Ale, Swamis IPA, Delicious IPA)
The Many Joys of Music – Pasadena Senior Center (Tuesdays, June 6 – Aug. 1, from 2 to 4 p.m.) Dr. Alan Chapman will introduce participants to the next phase of a stimulating journey into the world of classical music, with talks examining a variety of works including the music of Spain, symphonies of the 20th century and the operas of Giuseppe Verdi. Chapman hosts four classical music programs on KUSC Classical Radio. He is a faculty member at the Colburn Conservatory of Music as well as a composer and lyricist.
TACO Tuesdays & Margaritas (Every Tuesday @7 p.m. at Dave & Buster’s in Arcadia) Eat, Drink & Play. $2 tacos and $2 margaritas and other specials all night long! Located near the rooftop entrance parking area and the AMC movie theater. $2 Tacos, $2 Dos Equis, $2 Margaritas, & 2 FREE Game Plays with $10 Power Card purchase. http://www.daveandbusters.com/arcadia
Funk Jazz Wednesday (June 7 @ 7 p.m., 245 East Green Street) is a live weekly music series featuring the sounds of smooth jazz music infused with a touch of R&B and a special guest artist every week. This midweek entertainment event is where smooth jazz music enthusiasts can come and enjoy an inviting atmosphere with dancing, dining, cocktails and social & professional networking all while experiencing live music. Tonight’s Special Guest Host: Smooth Jazz Saxophonist Jackiem Joyner CD Release Party. Tickets start at 20$. roseconcerts.com.