Calendar of events


Happening in Alhambra

July 20 – Travel to the Pageant of the Masters in Laguna Beach with the Community Services Department. Departs at noon and comes back at 12:30 a.m. This is a fantastic performance where real people pose to recreate artistic masterpieces. Fee $55. All ages welcome. For information call (626) 570-3242.

July 20 – 6th annual Alhambra Hot Spot at the Edwards Renaissance Courtyard (northeast corner of Garfield and Main) from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Theme is “Fashion and Business.” There will be a fashion show complete with a catwalk featuring designs and collections of local boutiques. There will also be a business expo with local businesses showcasing new products. Free admission.

Happening in Arcadia

July 19 – “A Day at the Races” featuring the Marx Brothers at the Gilb Museum of Arcadia Heritage (380 W. Huntington Drive) at 7:30 p.m. Bring a lawn chair and a drink. Museum will provide the popcorn. All ages welcome. Minors must be accompanied by adult. Free.

July 23 – Trip to Doheny Beach from the Arcadia Community Center (365 Campus Drive). $13 per person. Leaves at 1 p.m. Comes back at 8 p.m.

July 25 – Concert by the Chris Lozano Band (country) on the lawn between City Hall and the Police Department (240 West Huntington Drive) from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Free.

Happening in Azusa

July 19 – Night out at Slauson pool (501 E. Fifth St.) with movie “The Wizard of Oz” and swimming. $3 per person.

July 20 – Discussion of “The Woman Upstairs,” book by Claire Messud at the Library Auditorium (729 N. Dalton Ave) at 10:30 a.m.

July 23 – Summer reading carnival at Veterans Freedom Park (213 E. Foothill Blvd) from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

July 23 – Movie “The Jungle Book” at 8 p.m. at 320 N. Orange Place. Free.

July 24 – Movie “Jack the Giant Slayer” at 2 p.m. at 729 N. Dalton Avenue. PG-13. Free.

July 24 – Family beach trip to Huntington Beach. Leaves at 8 a.m. from 320 N. Orange Place and returns at 5 p.m. $5 all ages. 12 and under must be accompanied by adult.

July 25 – Wiseguys Big Band concert at 320 N. Orange Place from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Free.

July 25 – Movie “U.S. Marshalls” at the Senior Center (740 N. Dalton Ave.) at 12:30 p.m. Free.

Happening in Baldwin Park

July 25 – Taste of Baldwin Park and concert by Hollywood U2 at the Cesar Amphitheater (4100 Baldwin Park Blvd) at 7 p.m. Free

Happening in Duarte

July 24 – Jumpin’ Joz Band playing swing favorites at Duarte Park (1344 Bloomdale Ave) from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Free.

July 25 – Park Hunt at Encanto Park (777 Encanto Parkway) from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. from children 5 to 12 years old. Call (626) 357-7931 for information.

Happening in El Monte

July 20 – Bicycle safety education course at El Monte Senior Center (3120 Tyler Ave) from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for ages 18 and above. Course includes one hour of in-class instruction, one hour of parking lot practice, and a one hour bike ride. Participants will receive a free helmet, lights, bike maps and more. RSVP to with first and last name, email address, phone number, and the name of your city. Must bring functioning bike to participate.

July 20 – Movie “Mastering the Art of French Cooking” at the El Monte Public Library (3224 Tyler Avenue) starting at 2 p.m. PG-13.

July 24 – Rockin’ Wednesdays summer concert with Ray Carrion and Thee Latin Allstars at Arceo Park (3125 Tyler Ave) at 6:30 p.m. Free. For information call (626) 580-2200.

Happening in Glendale

July 20 – South African gospel music singer Manuel Escorcio at the Seventh-day Adventist Church (610 E. California Ave.) at 2 p.m. Freewill donations accepted. Information at (818) 244-7241.

July 20 – 20th annual cruise night in downtown Glendale down Brand Blvd. Free. More information at or call (818) 548-6464. Sponsorship opportunities available. Contact them if you have a pre-1979 car you want to showcase.

Happening in Los Angeles

July 19 – Bilingual bike safety workshop at Masociclistas at Echo Park (1821 Santa Ynez St.) from 5 to 8 p.m. Will cover legal rights of bike riders and include safety drills and a supervised ride. Participants will receive free helmets, lights, reflective ankle bracelets, and other safety materials. Visit for more information and to RSVP.

Now – and through September 13, 2013, the California African American Museum (600 State Drive – Exposition Park) presents the Harmon and Harriet Kelley Collection of African American Art, featuring works on paper by African-American artists from the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. For information see

July 20 – Prospective docent volunteer at the LA Zoo information meeting from 10 a.m. to noon. People 18 and up can apply. The LA Zoo is located in Griffith Park. Free parking available. Full description of volunteer and docent opportunities available at in “Volunteers” section. Call (323) 644-4703 or email

Happening in Monrovia

July 21 – Jazz by “Gem City Jazz Cats” at the Library Park (321 S. Myrtle Avenue) from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Free.

Happening in Monterey Park

July 23 – “All Communities Convening” information session regarding the closing of the gap on the 710 freeway to the 210 freeway at the Langley Senior Center (400 W. Emerson Ave) from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Will include presentation by a moderator, with members of the 710 study technical team to answer questions.

Happening in Pasadena

July 19 – Movie at the Senior Center (85 East Holly Street) at 1 p.m. “An American in Paris” (1951). Information at or call (626) 795-4331.

July 19 – Movie at Distant Lands (20 S. Raymond Avenue) at 8 p.m. “White Silk Road” and “The Bus.”

July 19 – Movie at One Colorado Courtyard (41 Hugus Alley) at 8:30 p.m. “True Grit.”

July 19 – A Late Quartet – California String Quartet will perform in the 20th century gallery at the Norton Simon Museum (411 W. Colorado Blvd) at 7 p.m.

July 20 – “All Communities Convening” information session regarding the closing of the gap on the 710 freeway to the 210 freeway at Blair High School (1201 S. Marengo Avenue) from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Will include presentation by a moderator, with members of the 710 study technical team to answer questions.

July 20 – “Actors, Models and Talent for Christ” will be auditioning actors, models, singers, dancers, and comedians at the Hilton Pasadena (168 South Los Robles Avenue) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Professionals and amateurs, ages 4 and up are invited. For information see

July 20 – Movie at Central Park (99 S. Raymond Avenue) at 8:30 p.m. “The Third Man.”

July 20 – Movie at One Colorado (41 Hugus Alley) at 8:30 p.m. “Ocean’s Eleven.”

July 21 – Movie at Central Park (99 S. Raymond Avenue) at 8:30 p.m. “Men in Black.”

July 22 – Jazz and Swing from A to Z with Dr. Thom Mason at the Senior Center (85 East Holly Street) at 1 p.m. Recordings, rare photos, film clips, anecdotal stories and a live jazz presentation by this nationally recognized educator and jazz performer. Information at or call (626) 795-4331.

July 24 – Free play reading at A Noise Within (3352 East Foothill Blvd) at 7 p.m. “Galileo” by Bertold Brecht, directed by Alan Blumenfeld. Reservations requested (626) 356-3121.

July 25 – Movie at Central Park (99 S. Raymond Avenue) at 8:30 p.m. “Young Frankenstein.”

July 25 to 28 – Pasadena Bead and Design Show and workshops at the Hilton Pasadena (168 S. Los Robles Ave). Show admission $10 good for all four days. Workshops’ costs vary. More information at

Happening in Rosemead

July 19 – Concert by “Chico” at Rosemead Park (4343 Encinita Ave) from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Free. Call (626) 569-2160 for information.

Happening in San Gabriel

July 20 – Drop by to Assemblymember Ed Chau’s District Office open house at 1255 Corporate Center Drive, Suite 306 from 10 a.m. to noon. Learn about constituent services and discuss legislative and community issues. RVSP to or call (323) 264-4949. Free.

Happening in Sierra Madre

July 19 – Family movie at Kersting Court at 8 p.m. “Soul Surfer.” Free. Bring food or purchase from vendors.

July 21 – Elvis Tribute at the Memorial Park Band shell (222 W. Sierra Madre Blvd) at 6 p.m. Rounds Burger Food Truck and The Ice Princess will be there.

Happening in Temple City

July 20 – Adult program at the Library (5339 Golden West Ave) at 2:30 p.m. “Vegetarian Cooking Demonstration.”

July 23 – Teen program at the Library (5939 Golden West Ave) at 5 p.m. “Hair Chalking – Temporary hair dyes.”

July 24 – The Silverados (contemporary country) at Temple City Park (9701 Las Tunas Drive) at 7 p.m. Free.


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