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Friday, December 19, 2014

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events Dec. 20 to 26

Here are events scheduled Saturday, Dec. 20, to Friday, Dec. 26. 

All events are free, so take a look -- and don't you dare say there's nothing to do in Pasadena!

Children's and adult choirs perform songs of the season daily now through Wednesday, Dec. 24, at 8 p.m. in the courtyard at One Colorado.
The Festival of Lights is commemorated for eight days beginning Dec. 17. Enjoy special displays celebrating Hanukkah now through Dec. 31 at Central Library, La Pintoresca Branch Library and Linda Vista Branch Library during regular hours.  

The annual Holiday Light Up in Upper Hastings Ranch is in full swing and will remain in all its glory now through Jan. 1.  Any evening after dark, just drive to East Sierra Madre Boulevard and head north on any street between Riviera and Cynthia. Each street in UHR has a unique theme.
Santa will make his way from the North Pole to Paseo Colorado Saturday, Dec. 20, from 1 to 4 p.m. to visit with children and provide special treats. 

The Old Pasadena Farmers Market now has dedicated children's activities Sundays from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. organized by community partners including Kidspace Children's Museum, Farm Style Cooking for Kids and Armory Center for the Arts. The next OPFM is scheduled Sunday, Dec. 21.

Teens are invited to make snowglobes Monday, Dec. 22, at 2 p.m. on the fourth floor at Central Library to personalize for themselves or give as gifts. Miniatures, slogans, glitter and jars will be provided.  

Children ages 5 to 12 are invited to read books to gentle, well-trained dogs at Barks and Books Monday, Dec. 22, at 3 p.m. at La Pintoresca Branch Library.

"Miracle on 34th Street" (1947) starring Edmund Gwenn, Maureen O'Hara and Natalie Wood will be shown on the big screen in the Scott Pavilion at the Pasadena Senior Center Friday, Dec. 26, at 1 p.m.  You do not have to be a member of the Senior Center to attend.

Photo credits: CNN, The Art Spot, imgkid, One Colorado, Patrick Murfin, Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA, IMDB, Los Angeles Love Affair,

1 comment:

  1. This is the time of year my agoraphobia really kicks in! But you tempt me, especially with La Pintoresca.