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Feb. 23 – March. 1

The Sierra Madre Playhouse presents Nothing is the Same on February 24th at 2:30 p.m. (87 W. Sierra Madre Blvd. Sierra Madre, CA 91001) Nothing is the Same on December 7, 1941. Four Hawaiian youngsters (two of Korean extraction, one of Filipino ancestry, one of Japanese extraction) are playing marbles in a churchyard in Wahiawa, on Oahu’s North Shore. Japanese bombers buzz the town on their way to attack Pearl Harbor. War arrives, and Nothing Is the Same. The play, by Y York, is the result of an oral history project supported by TCG/Pew Charitable Trusts. General admission is $30 seniors are $27 and 20years of age and under are $20. For reservations call 626-355-4318 or visit www.sierramadreplayhouse.org. – Courtesy photo

Your Weekly Events

Feb. 23

The crowd has spoken and asked for more music. Matt Denny’s Presents Winter Concert Series 2018. On February 23rd Sneaky Haircuts will be performing from 7p.m. to 10 p.m. (145 E. Huntington Dr. Arcadia, CA 91076) they are still booking more music so the lineup will be update online. For more information on the schedule check out www.mattdennys.com or call 626-462-0250.

-Arcadia

Feb. 23

Young & Healthy is hosting the USC Mobile Dental Clinic from February 23rd it’s an all-day event at (136 W. Peoria St. Pasadena, CA 91101) They are looking for children ages 6-18 in need of dental care. During the week of the clinic, the child will receive comprehensive dental treatment… For free! To reserve their space in the clinic, their parent/guardian needs to register at Young & Healthy. Call 626-795-5166 for more information or visit yhpasadena.org.

-Pasadena

Feb. 24

The Sierra Madre Playhouse presents Nothing is the Same on February 24th at 2:30 p.m. (87 W. Sierra Madre Blvd. Sierra Madre, CA 91001) Nothing is the Same on December 7, 1941. Four Hawaiian youngsters (two of Korean extraction, one of Filipino ancestry, one of Japanese extraction) are playing marbles in a churchyard in Wahiawa, on Oahu’s North Shore. Japanese bombers buzz the town on their way to attack Pearl Harbor. War arrives, and Nothing Is the Same. The play, by Y York, is the result of an oral history project supported by TCG/Pew Charitable Trusts. General admission is $30 seniors are $27 and 20years of age and under are $20. For reservations call 626-355-4318 or visit www.sierramadreplayhouse.org.

-Sierra Madre

Feb. 24

The competition’s on fire at Santa Anita Park, with world-class thoroughbred racing at a true Los Angeles landmark, as well as the annual Santa Anita Chili Cook-Off, held indoors at the Club Court on February 24th at 12 p.m.(285 W. Huntington Dr. Arcadia, CA 91007) . Trophies and prize-money will be going to the best chefs in six categories, including red chili, green chili, salsa, People’s Choice and more. Along with admission, tickets include 10 two-ounce chili tastings, one craft beer or wine, Club House admission, trackside seating, a $5 betting voucher and a program and tip sheet so you can enjoy all the excitement of wagering on live horse racing. For more details visit the event website at http://www.santaanita.com/events/santa-anita-chili-cook-off/#.WlUBqd_tyUl or call 626-574-7223.

-Arcadia

Feb. 25

Lunch with the Golden Girls will be held at the Mt. Lowe Brewing Co. on February 25th from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. this event is free (150 E. Saint Joseph’s St. Arcadia, CA  91505). Session 2 is now available! Join us for Golden Girls themed lunch! Featuring none other than an Italian Truck, a truck Sophia would love! We will be doing Golden Girls trivia, Golden Girls mad libs, a Golden Girls photo booth and of course we will have the rusty anchor (bloody beer) and the Betty white (beermosa). Don’t worry; there will be plenty of other beers on tap!! Hurry and get your tickets! Last session sold out quick! Visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lunch-with-the-golden-girls-tickets-43185182042?aff=erelpanelorg to buy ticket and for more details.

-Arcadia

Feb. 25

The Many Benefits of Native Plants presented by New Horizion School of Pasadena (651 N. Orange Grove Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91103) Join New Horizon School in the Peace Garden with California Native Plant expert Nicholas Hummingbird and he will discuss The Many Benefits of Native Plants. Learn how to cultivate and use native plants in your home and to appreciate the value they bring to the local environment. Note: Bring a water bottle and hat. For more information call 626-795-5186 or visit www.newhorizonschool.org.

-Pasadena

Feb. 26

Mule Mondays at 1881 Bar on February 26th at 2:30 p.m. (1881 E. Washington Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91101) You are invited to come and enjoy at the 1881 Bar and have a glass of Mule Cocktail! Alone or in company, here you can spend your moments chatting with friends and enjoy the music or just simply relax! Happy Hour is 2:30-6:00 p.m. daily! For more information, email speakeasy1881@gmail.com or call 626-314-2077 or visit www.1881pasadena.com.

-Pasadena

Feb. 26

National Women’s Political Caucus Greater Pasadena Business Meeting will be at the Barrymore Room at Dupar’s Restaurant on February 26th at 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. (214 S. Lake Ave. Pasadena, CA 91101). Business meeting is first on the agenda following the meeting there will be a guest speaker. Rebecca Hill, candidate for Congress in CA District 25, and PCC’s Dean of Student Life, Rebecca Cobb, will speak. For more information visit www.nwpcgpa.org/.

-Pasadena

Feb. 27

The Ice House Comedy Club presents Dante Change Presents Terrific Tuesdays (special Event) on February 27th at 8 p.m. (24 N. Mentor Ave. Pasadena, CA 91102) “Nicknamed the ‘Black Asian’, Dante is considered one of the fastest rising comedians in the game. His unique perspective comes from an Asian background with an urban upbringing in Washington D.C. Dante’s obsessive work ethic had landed him his first headlining gig within his first six months of stand-up comedy. For more information call 626-577-1894 or visit icehousecomedy.com/event.cfm.

-Pasadena

 Feb. 27

The Mixx of Pasadena presents Guitar Nights with John Pisano with special guest jazz guitarist’ John Stowell on February 27th from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. (443 E. Colorado Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91103) John Pisano is recognized as one of the nation’s finest guitarists. He has an extremely diverse background, having emerged on the jazz scene in the mid-50’s first recording in 1958 and 1959 with the legendary Billy Bean and a two-year stint with drummer Chico Hamilton (which at one time featured the innovative reedist Eric Dolphy). Even if his name doesn’t immediately ring a bell, odds are that you’ve heard his guitar work. Although John has occasionally stepped forward to lead his own group, for years his “comfort zone” was the background and John became an active member of the Los Angeles studio scene, adding his special touch to groups let by Buddy DeFranco, Red Norvo, Bud Shank and Benny Goodman.

-Pasadena

Feb. 28

 Norton Simon Museum presents Middle School ArtsLab The Many Colors Of Holi on February 28th from 3:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. (411 W. Colorado Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91101) Holi is a Hindu festival that celebrates the end of winter and represents renewal or new life. Look at Krishna Fluting in Vrindavan and learn how Holi originated from the story of Krishna, his love for Radha and his attempt to color her skin so that it matched his own. Create an artwork using an airbrush technique to spray color in an expressive way and bring this story to life. This one-hour program for middle school students (ages 11 – 14) is free. For more information call 626-449-6840 or visit www.nortonsimon.org/.

-Pasadena

Feb. 28

Pasadena Central Library Studio on 4th presents Invent with Makey Makey on February 28th at 5 p.m. (285 E. Walnut Ave. Pasadena, CA 91101) ever played Mario on Play-Doh or Piano on Bananas? Turn everyday objects into touchpads and combine them with the internet with Makey Makey. It’s a simple invention kit for beginners and experts incorporating art, engineering and everything in between. For ages 8-14, to sign up email jgov@cityofpasadena.net. For more information call 626-744-4066.

-Pasadena

Mar. 1

Lake Avenue Church returns to the Donald Wright Auditorium in the Pasadena Public Library with Gold Line Noon concert on March 1st from 12 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. (285 E. Walnut Ave. Pasadena, CA 91104) the concert is a favorite classics performed by Clarinetist Jennifer Showalter, soprano Sunjoo Yeo, and pianist Crystal Rivette. For more information call 626-844-4721 or visit www.lakeave.org.

-Pasadena

Mar. 1

The Hastings Branch Public Library is hosting Build a Claw Bot on March 1st from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. (3325 E. Orange Grove Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91104). Learn how to make robots beginning with the very simplest of circuits. Then create a motorized robot arm that can actually grab objects. Presented by LA Makerspace for ages 9+ must attend both sessions call 626-744-7262 to sign up.

-Pasadena

 

– Calendar by Margina Bean

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February 26, 2018

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