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- Activities for Pasadena Public Library's Read to the Rhythm summer reading program this week include the following (and much more):
The Hahamongna Walkabout Saturday, July 18, from 4 to 7 p.m. will feature programs that are working to restore and enhance the area as a unique natural treasure with a living river flowing through it.
The Old Pasadena Film Festival presents Juno (2007, PG-13) starring Ellen Paige and Jason Bateman Saturday, July 18, at 8:30 p.m. in the courtyard at One Colorado. Faced with an unplanned pregnancy, an offbeat young woman makes an unusual decision regarding her unborn child.
The Old Pasadena Film Festival presents Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954, NR) starring Richard Carlson and Julie Adams Saturday, July 18, at 8:30 p.m. at Central Park. Scientists try to capture a strange prehistoric beast lurking in the depths of the Amazon jungle so they can bring it back to civilization for study. Come as early as 7 p.m. for DJ music and food trucks, or bring a picnic.
Sy Berger, Glenn Burke and Steve Bilko will be inducted into the Baseball Reliquary Shrine of the Eternals during a special ceremony Sunday, July 19, at 2 p.m. in the Donald R. Wright Auditorium at Central Library.
The Old Pasadena Film Festival presents Baz Luhrmann's Strictly Ballroom (1992, PG) starring Paul Mercurio and Tara Morice Sunday, July 19, at 8:30 p.m. at Central Park. A maverick dancer risks his career by performing an unusual routine and sets out to succeed with a new partner. Come as early as 7 p.m. for DJ music and food trucks, or bring a picnic.
The Susie Hansen Latin Band will perform jazz and Salsa Tuesday, July 21, from 6 to 7 p.m. in the band shell at Memorial Park. Bring a picnic or purchase dinner at the BBQ snack bar. Sponsored by the Pasadena Senior Center, the concert is open to people of all ages.
Movies in the Park presents Back to the Future (1985, PG) starring Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd Tuesday, July 21, at 8 p.m. at La Pintoresca Park. A young man is accidentally sent 30 years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his scientist friend and must make sure his high-school-age parents unite to save his own existence.
Guitarist Taro Wayama and violinist David Lee Ruest will perform Wednesday, July 22, from 12:10 to 12:40 p.m. for the popular Music at Noon recital series at Pasadena Presbyterian Church. Feel free to bring a sack lunch.
The Party Animals will perform for children (and everyone) Thursday, July 23, at 7 p.m. at the Levitt Pavilion. A pre-concert festival will begin at 5:30 p.m. Bring a picnic or purchase dinner at the park.
The Old Pasadena Film Festival presents The Long, Long Trailer (1953) starring Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz Friday, July 24, at 8 p.m. at Distant Lands. After a couple is hitched, they spend their honeymoon in a travel trailer and nearly destroy their new marriage as comic disaster ensues.
Nina Diaz will perform rock Friday, July 24, at 8 p.m. at the Levitt Pavilion. A pre-concert festival will begin at 6:30 p.m. Bring a picnic or purchase dinner at the park.
Movies in the Park presents Strange Magic (2015, PG) with the voice talents of Evan Rachel Wood and Elijah Kelly Friday, July 24, at 8 p.m. at Villa Parke. Goblins, elves, fairies and imps experience misadventures sparked by the battle over a powerful potion.
The Old Pasadena Film Festival presents the Academy Award-winning film To Kill a Mockingbird starring Gregory Peck and Brock Peters Friday, July 24, at 8:30 p.m. in the courtyard at One Colorado. An attorney and widowed father in the Depression-era South defends a black man against an undeserved rape charge.
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