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Happening in Alhambra

July 13 – 6th annual Alhambra Hot Spot from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. “Dance” is the theme. Dancers from different cities will compete for Alhambra’s Best Dance Crew. Edwards Renaissance Courtyard (northeast corner of Garfied and Main). Free. Call (626) 282-5767 for information.

July 17 – Classic Vintage Car Show at the diner (201 W. Main St.) at 5 p.m. View pre-1975 vehicles. Free. For car show information call Mr. Chappell at (626) 483-9522.

Happening in Arcadia

Now – Registration open for Summer Swim Program Session 3 (July 15 to 26) for residents only via online, walk-in (375 Campus Drive), or fax in. Session 4 (July 29 to August 9) registration will start July 19. Call (626) 574-5113.

July 12 – Kid’s Night Out at the Arcadia Community Center (365 Campus Drive) from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. for children 4 and above. Cost is $15 per child and includes snacks and beverages. Pre-registration is mandatory by fax (626) 821-4370 or in person at 375 Campus Drive. Call (626) 574-5113.

July 12 – YOLO (You Only Live Once!) event at the Arcadia High School Pool (180 Campus Drive) from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. $8 fee per person includes open swim and pizza dinner. Event is for middle school teens ages 11 to 14. Advance registration required at the Recreation Office (375 Campus Drive) or by fax at (626) 821-4370. Call (626) 574-5113.

July 13 – Michael Feinstein conducts the POPS performing rare, original orchestrations from the golden age of MGM at the Arboretum at 7:30 p.m. Featured artists are Christine Ebersole and Ron Raines. See www.pasadenasymphony-pops.org

July 13 – “Andrew Lloyd Webber Meets Puccini” performed by the California Philharmonic at the Santa Anita Race Track at 7:30 p.m. See www.calphil.org

July 13 and 14 – Purchase from Vroman’s Booktores online at www.vromansbookstore.com and 10% of the proceeds will go to the Arboretum. When checking out type “Arboretum Fundraiser” in the comments section of the purchase page (gift cards and certificates, clearance and discounted items are not eligible).

July 16 – Trip for adults 50 years old and above to the Hollywood Bowl to hear the LA Philharmonic perform “Elgar’s Cello Concerto.” Bus will depart Arcadia Community Center (365 Campus Drive) at 5:45 p.m. and return to the same place around 11 p.m. Fee is $13 per person and includes a boxed dinner. Call (626) 574-5130 for information.

July 18 – “Sharon and the Chevelles” perform a tribute to the music of the 50s and 60s at 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 12 – “Finding Nemo” at Slauson Pool (501 E. Fifth St) from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. $3 per person.

July 15 – Free Red Cross Blood Pressure measurement at the Senior Center (740 N. Dalton Ave) from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

July 16 – “Dance around the world” show at the Civic Auditorium (213 East Foothill Blvd) from 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Free.

July 16 – “Brave” movie at 8 p.m. at 320 N. Orange Place. Free.

July 16 – Diabetes Roundtable Discussion at the Senior Center (740 N. Dalton Ave) from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

July 17 – “Madagascar 3” movie at 729 N. Dalton Avenue at 2 p.m. Free.

July 18 – Concert in the Park with Mariachi Camino Real at 7 p.m. at 320 N. Orange Place. Free.

Happening in Baldwin Park

July 18 – Mariachi Divas concert at the Cesar Chavez Amphitheater (4100 Baldwin Park Blvd) at 7 p.m. Free

Happening in Duarte

July 13 – Bike with the Mayor along the City’s scenic bike path, a 3.2 mile round trip. Meet at 8:45 a.m. at Royal Oaks Park (2627 Royal Oaks Dr.) No registration required. Just show up with bike and bike safety gear. Call (626) 357-7931 ext. 201 with questions.

July 17 – “Centerfold” (hits of the 80s) performs at Duarte Park (1344 Bloomdale Ave) from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Free.

July 17 – Blood drive from 12:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Old Spaghetti Factory parking lot (1431 Buena Vista Street). City of Hope will provide a free Jamba Juice gift card to donors. Contact City of Hope at (626) 471-7171 or online at www.iDonateBlood4Hope.org (use search code: DCOC) to pre-register.

Happening in Glendale

July 13 – Magic show with Justin Rivera at 2 p.m. at the Central Library (222 E. Harvard St.)

July 16 – Family event with Chazz’s African Drums at the Montrose Library (2465 Honolulu Ave) at 6 p.m.

July 17 – Noon free concert with KEWA Ensemble performing Handel-Halvorsen and Dohnanyi from 12:10 p.m. to 12:40 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Glendale (209 North Louise Street). Call (323) 663-3601.

July 20 – 20th annual cruise night in downtown Glendale down Brand Blvd. Free. More information at www.glendalecruisenight.com 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 14 – “Andrew Lloyd Webber Meets Puccini” performed by the California Philharmonic at the Walt Disney Concert Hall at 2 p.m. See www.calphil.org

July 18 – Jazz and world rhythms with saxophonist Justo Almario at Grand Park (200 North Grand Ave in downtown) from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Free.

July 18 – Colombian Latin Soul at The Autry (4700 Western Heritage Way – at Griffith Park) from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. $10 adults / $6 students and seniors 60 and above.

Happening in Monrovia

July 14 – Calypso music with “Salsa Steel” at the Library Park (321 S. Myrtle Avenue) from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Free.

Happening in Pasadena

July 12 – The Spazmatics at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium (300 E. Green St.). Doors open at 7 p.m. Admission $10; table seat $20. Purchase through www.thepasadenacivic.com, at the box office, or through Ticketmaster.

July 13 – Cuban classic pianist Alfredo Rodriguez at the Levitt Pavilion (85 E. Holly Street) at 8 p.m. Free.

July 13 and 14 – Purchase from Vroman’s Booktores online at www.vromansbookstore.com and 10% of the proceeds will go to the Arboretum. When checking out type “Arboretum Fundraiser” in the comments section of the purchase page (gift cards and certificates, clearance and discounted items are not eligible).

July 14 – “Sewing Up a Storm” family free day and artist showcase at the Pasadena Museum of History (470 West Walnut Street) from noon to 4 p.m. Fine crafts and gifts for purchase. Free sewing shop for all ages. Information at (626) 577-1660 x 10.

Happening in Rosemead

July 12 – Susie Hansen Latin Band at Garvey Park (3233 Kelburn Ave) from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Free.

Happening in San Gabriel

July 12 – An evening of Chinese music and dance – free community event at the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse (320 S. Mission Drive) at 7 p.m. Presented by the students of Wlutont Elementary from Beijing, China. Program will consist of Chinese traditional dances but also performances of “Auld Lang Syne” and “It’s a Small World.” Call (626) 308-2868 with questions.

Happening in Sierra Madre

July 12 – Trip to Laguna Beach to attend the Pageant of the Masters – faithful art recreations of classical and contemporary works with real people posing to look exactly like the pictures. Leaves the Community Recreation Center (611 E. Sierra Madre Blvd) at 4:30 p.m. and returns to the same place around 11:30 p.m. Tickets are $62. Must bring $15 for dinner. Call (626) 355-5278 for information.

July 13 – Saturday Afternoon Café Sounds at the Library (440 W. Sierra Madre Blvd) at 4 p.m. with “traci and Connie.”

July 14 – Decades of Rock (classic rock) and Juan’s Tacos (tacos, burritos, chips and salsa) at the free concert at Memorial Park Bandshell (222 W. Sierra Madre Blvd) at 6 p.m. Call (626) 355-5278.

 

Happening in South Pasadena

July 13 – Arts Crawl from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at City Hall (1414 Mission Street). Free. Add your personal stories of Mission Street, past or present, to a scroll that will be eventually deposited in a time capsule commissioned by the City. For information email info@SoPasArtsCouncil.com

July 14 – Nicole’s Gourmet Foods Market and Café (921 Meridian Avenue – Unit B) will be celebrating Bastille Day with live music by renowned accordionist Nick Ariondo from noon to 5 p.m. Special menu available at about $14 per plate and $7 wine, beer, sangria. See www.nicolesgourmetfoods.com

Happening in Temple City

July 12 – Rabies clinic at Temple City Park (9701 Las Tunas Drive) from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Resident dog owners may purchase licenses. $5 per vaccine, $15 for micro chipping. Dogs must be on a leash at all times. Cats in a carrier. Call (626) 285-7187 for information.

July 17 – Raymond Michael does a tribute to Elvis at the Temple City Park (9701 Las Tunas Drive) at 7 p.m. Free.

 

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