2016 Breeders’ Cup World Championships (Nov. 4 @ 2:25 p.m. to 4:35 p.m., Santa Anita Race Track, 285 W. Huntington Drive) Don’t miss your opportunity to experience the Worlds’ best thoroughbreds compete for $28 million in prize money! The Breeders’ Cup World Championships have become recognized as the ultimate test of a Thoroughbred’s talent and ability. The Breeders’ Cup races provide a powerful year-end championship and a grand spectacle that presents the sport to a worldwide audience. General admission ranges from $10 to $40. For more information go to www.breederscup.com. – ARCADIA
Book Buddies (Nov. 3 @ 4:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Arcadia Public Library, 20 W. Duarte Road) A one-on-one reading program for kids ages 4 to 8 years old. Come hear stories from the Library’s special read-aloud collection read by volunteer Assisteens. Space is limited, so you must sign up to attend. Please call the Children’s Information Desk, (626) 821-5566, for more information.
Vroman’s Walk of Fame Dedication Ceremony Honoring Author Michael Connelly (Nov. 4 @5 p.m., Vroman’s Bookstore, 695 E. Colorado Blvd.) Join Vroman’s Bookstore for the dedication, reception and stay as New York Times bestselling author Michael Connelly presents and signs his latest Bosch thriller, The Wrong Side of Goodbye.
2016 Breeders’ Cup World Championships (Nov. 4 @ 2:25 p.m. to 4:35 p.m., Santa Anita Race Track, 285 W. Huntington Drive) Don’t miss your opportunity to experience the Worlds’ best thoroughbreds compete for $28 million in prize money! The Breeders’ Cup World Championships have become recognized as the ultimate test of a Thoroughbred’s talent and ability. The Breeders’ Cup races provide a powerful year-end championship and a grand spectacle that presents the sport to a worldwide audience. General admission ranges from $10 to $40. For more information go to www.breederscup.com
Monrovia O2 Breathe PHun Walk (Nov. 5 @ 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., Library Park, 321 S. Myrtle Ave.) Join the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) on Saturday at Library Park to help us raise crucial funds to advance our mission to find ways to prevent and cure pulmonary hypertension (PH), and to provide hope to the PH community through support, education, research, advocacy and awareness.
Colossal Church Rummage Sale (Nov. 5 @ 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sierra Madre United Methodist Church, 695 W. Sierra Madre Blvd.) SMUMC is having their biannual rummage sale. jewelry, vintage items, kitchen supplies, toys, books, gifts, clothing for all ages and so much more! There is a treasure to be found by everyone. All proceeds are donated to charities.
Healthy Brain Walk (Nov. 5 @ 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden, 301 N. Baldwin Ave.) Discover what your brain needs to function at its peak and how garden walks can help keep you sharp. This walking tour is led by Dr. Robert Tager, a neurologist and Arboretum volunteer. Wear comfortable shoes. Free with regular admission and members are free.
Walk to End Epilepsy 2016 (Nov. 6 @ 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., Rose Bowl Stadium,
1001 Rose Bowl Drive) One of the most important events to raise awareness and funds, Walk to End Epilepsy will attract nearly 6,000 participants – individuals with epilepsy, loved ones, medical professionals and more. The event is one of the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles’ most important events to raise awareness and funds and brings community together to affect change through care, advocacy, research and education.
30th Annual Dance Festival (Nov. 6 @ 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., San Gabriel Mission Playhouse, 320 S. Mission Drive) Chinese American Dancing Group presents their 30th Annual Dance Festival celebrating three decades of presenting the beauty of Chinese culture to the community. Ticket prices are $15, $25, $50. To purchase tickets and for more information, please contact the Chinese American Dancing Group at (626) 823-3323.
Sherlock Holmes and the Consulting Detective (Nov.6 @ 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden, 301 N. Baldwin Ave.) Join us for an all new Sherlockian mash-up from immersive theatre trailblazers Unbound Productions – the creative minds behind Wicked Lit and History Lit! This play has sold out readings at the Pasadena Central Library, The Huntington Library and Sherlocks in Brentwood –
now the piece comes to the Santa Anita Train Depot, right here at the Arboretum! Tickets are $15.
Cardmaking Workshop (Nov. 7 @ 12 p.m. to 2 p.m., Pasadena Senior Center,
85 E. Holly St.) Surprise a special someone with a personalized, handmade greeting card. Whether it’s happy birthday, happy holidays, thank you, thinking of you or other sentiment, you’ll create a decorative card in your own unique style and have fun discovering your creativity while workshop leaders help you bring your ideas to life. All materials will be provided. For more information call (626)795-4331
Tech M@de Easy (Nov. 8, @ 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Pasadena Central Library, 285 E. Walnut St.) You’ve got tech questions … we’ve got tech answers! Whether it’s your computer, laptop, Microsoft Office, smartphone, or tablet we can help you. Drop in and learn how to download eBooks and audiobooks, or test drive our new online catalog and learn to manage your own personal library account.
Paint Night (Nov. 9 @ 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Temple City Library, 5939 Golden West Ave.) Come relax and create an inspired painting from an example portrait, or your own imagination. General techniques and books will be provided, but only as suggestions. Let your imagination lead at the library! All materials will be provided and all skill levels are welcome. Light refreshments will also be provided. For more information please call (626) 285-2136.
Foreign Film Program (Nov. 9 @ 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Arcadia Public Library, 20 W. Duarte Road) Escape to faraway places through the movie screen at the Arcadia Public Library. The Library is proud to present a series of foreign films with English subtitles for the adult community. Patrons over seventeen are welcome to attend. Come early as the doors open at 5:30pm and bring your dinner if you wish. Dessert is on us. The movie begins at 6pm and may last until 9pm, depending upon the length of the movie.