Golden State Tattoo Expo at Pasadena Convention Center with doors opening at 4 p.m. (300 E. Green St., Pasadena, CA 91101). Presented by Inked Mag, the expo will feature an art exhibits, burlesque performances, a magician and much more. Tickets are $60 for the whole weekend or $30 for an individual day. For more information, click here.
Jack Russell’s Great White at The Rose at 9 p.m. (245 E. Green St., Pasadena, CA 91101). The Southern California blues/hard rock band Great White first took a bite out of the rock scene in 1984 and since then has achieved worldwide success, encompassing sales of over six million records. Tickets range from $28-$38. For more information, click here.
Pasadena Community Orchestra at First Church of the Nazarene on Jan. 24 at 8 p.m. (2700 E. Sierra Madre Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91107). Music Director, Bethany Pflueger, will lead PCO in the first concert of 2020 with pieces by Beethoven, Griffes, Kalinnikov and a world premiere by Dante Luna. Admission is free. For more information, click here.
Kids’ Appetizers Class at Sauté Culinary Academy from 9:30–11 a.m. (150 E. Colorado Blvd., Monrovia, CA 91016). Kids will explore the wonderful world of cooking fun appetizers. Tickets are $35. For more information, click here.
Chris Duarte Group at Arcadia Blues Club from 7-11:30 p.m. (16 E. Huntington Drive, Arcadia, CA 91006). The Chris Duarte Group travels all the way from Austin, Texas to delight audiences here. Tickets are $15. For more information, click here.
Night of Destruction at Irwindale Speedway from 7-10 p.m. (500 Speedway Drive, Irwindale, CA 91706). Fireworks will close out a night of car burndowns and races. Tickets are $15 for adults, $7 for kids and $10 for seniors. For more information, click here.
Learn to Bike SGV at San Gabriel Valley Bicycle Education Center from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. (10900 Mulhall St., El Monte, CA 91731). Don’t know how to ride a bike? Now is your chance to participate in a free 2-hour class. The purpose of the program is to provide the opportunity for children, youth, and adults of all ages and abilities to learn how to ride a bike. For more information, click here.
Success and Failure Yield Entrepreneurial Insights at Cahill Center for Astronomy and Astrophysic from 9-11:30 a.m. (1216 E. California Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91106). Speakers (Julie Schoenfeld, Bill Woodward and more) discuss success and failures in entrepreneurship. General admission for non-students is $30 if purchased by Jan. 24. For more information, click here.
Historic Gold Line Pub Crawl at Del Mar Metro Gold Line Station from 1:30-5:30 p.m. (265 S. Arroyo Parkway, Pasadena, CA 91101). Join experienced docents along the original route of the Santa Fe Railroad as they take you to two historic Santa Fe Depots, and the historic site where the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railways converged. Tour will include stops at three breweries including two new stops outside of Pasadena — Hop Secret in Monrovia and Mt. Lowe Brewing Company in Arcadia. Tickets are $55 for non-members and include: 1-day pass on the Metro Gold Line, a commemorative tasting glass, a flight of beer at each stop and snacks. For more information, click here.
Chinese New Year Concert at Steinway Piano Gallery at 2 p.m. (150 E. Colorado Blvd. Suite #101, Pasadena, CA 91105). Celebrate with a performance in celebration of Chinese New Year featuring guest artists performing on Steinway pianos and traditional Chinese instruments. This event is free and open to all ages. For more information, click here.
Free Crafts for Kids STEAM at Lakeshore Learning from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. (3848 E. Foothill Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91107). Kids will build go racers while learning. No registration is required. For more information, click here.
2020 Pasadena Heritage Docent Training at Madison House from 9 a.m. – noon (651 S. Saint John Ave., Pasadena, CA 91105). What is docent training? It will focus on Pasadena’s early history, Pasadena Heritage’s role in the community, as well as the architectural development of Pasadena. You will also learn some general docent guidelines and strategies. Training will include PowerPoint presentations, discussions with experienced docents, walking tours of Old Pasadena and other historic neighborhoods, and home tours. Registration is free. For more information, click here.
Chinese New Year Celebration at Monrovia Public Library from 2-4 p.m. (321 S. Myrtle Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016). Learn about Chinese culture with an afternoon of activities including storytelling, lion dance, and an art activity. This program is open to all ages. Admission is free. For more information, click here.
Women’s Soul Circle at Conscious Minds Event Space from 1:30-4:30 p.m. (35 E. Villa St., Pasadena, CA 91103). The Women’s Soul-Circle is a 3-hour experience to invest in your self-care with others. Tickets are $40. For more information, click here.
Artist Alley Gallery Opening Reception at Monrovia Community Center from 2-5 p.m. (119 W. Palm Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016). With a gala wine and refreshments reception, Monrovia will launch a permanent art gallery in the halls and lobby area of the Monrovia Community Center. Registration is free. For more information, click here.
Speak to Increase Your Revenue in 2020 at CTRL Collective from 6:30-8 p.m. (45 S. Arroyo Parkway, Pasadena, CA 91105). Are you interested in a second stream of income as a paid speaker? This workshop, facilitated by Deborah Deras, will get you jump started. General admission is $47 in advance and $55 at the door. For more information, click here.
2020 Economic Discussion at Monrovia Public Library’s Community Room from 8:30-10:30 a.m. (321 S. Myrtle Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016). Join the KWB Wealth panel for breakfast to better understand the current economic climate and 2020’s forecast, including a discussion on elections. Registration is free. For more information, click here.
Diabetes Healthy Cooking at Sauté Culinary Academy from 6-9 p.m. (150 E. Colorado Blvd., Monrovia, CA 91016). During this 3 hour class, Edith Yang, RD, CSR, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist will teach tools for living healthy. Chef Alex will then bring you in the kitchen for a hands-on class featuring delicious and nourishing recipes that will help you work your way toward optimal health. Tickets are $110. For more information, click here.
The Chinese in American Feature Films at Crowell Public Library from 7-8 p.m. (1890 Huntington Drive, San Marino, CA 91108). Arthur Dong — whose latest book “Hollywood Chinese: The Chinese in American Feature Films” provides a spectacular view of the Chinese American impact on the movies — will discuss some of the earliest films set in America’s renowned Chinatowns as well as contemporary hits and artists that are remaking the face of Hollywood. Registration is free. For more information, click here.
2020 State of the City at Studio Movie Grill at 7 p.m. (410 S. Myrtle Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016). Monrovia’s mayor and City Council come together to share some of the City’s accomplishments from the past year, and give you a first look at upcoming projects. Attendance is free. For more information, click here.
Resilient Heart Health & Wellness in the Workplace Expo at Hilton Los Angeles/San Gabriel from 2-5:30 p.m. (225 W. Valley Blvd., San Gabriel, CA 91776). Activities include: emotional resilience training, therapeutic massage targeting emotional stress and anxiety, games, head spa services, yoga & sound bath, opportunities to meet authors, free health screenings and more. Tickets are $25. For more information, click here.