All events are free, so take a look -- and don't you dare say there's nothing to do in Pasadena!
- Activities for Pasadena Public Library's Read to the Rhythm summer reading program include the following (and much more):
- For everyone: Enjoy an old-fashioned sing-a-long Saturday, July 25, from 3 to 4:45 p.m. in the Donald R. Wright Auditorium at Central Library. Songs will include Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious, A Pirate's Life for Me, High Hopes, Swinging on a Star, Happy and some old favorites. Song sheets and kazoos will be provided.
The Old Pasadena Film Festival presents Pitch Perfect (2012, PG-13) starring Anna Kendrick and Rebel Wilson Saturday, July 25, at 8:30 p.m. in the courtyard at One Colorado. A university freshman is cajoled into joining The Bellas, an all-female singing group that takes on their male rivals in a campus competition.
The Playhouse District's Summer Jazz Series presents Tony Inzalaco Sunday, July 26, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Vroman's courtyard.
Donald Harrison will perform jazz Sunday, July 26, 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.
Captains Courageous (1937, NR) starring Spencer Tracy and Freddie Bartholomew will be shown on the big screen Wednesday, July 29, at 1 p.m. in the Donald R. Wright Auditorium at Central Library. A rich, spoiled brat who falls overboard on an ocean liner is picked up by a fishing boat and must adapt to the ways of the captain and crew and learn about the real world.
The Bob Baker Marionettes will perform for children (and everyone) Thursday, July 30, at 7 p.m. at the Levitt Pavilion. A pre-concert festival will begin at 5:30 p.m. Bring lawn chairs or a blanket and a picnic or purchase dinner at the park.
Movies in the Park presents The Lego Movie (2014 PG) with the voice talents of Chris Pratt and Will Ferrell Friday, July 31, at 8 p.m. at Villa-Parke. An ordinary Lego construction worker is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil tyrant from gluing the Lego universe into eternal stasis. Bring lawn chairs or a blanket and a picnic.
The Old Pasadena Film Festival presents Sixteen Candles (1984, PG) starring Molly Ringwald and Anthony Michael Hall Friday, July 31, at 8:30 p.m. in the courtyard at One Colorado. A girl's sweet sixteen birthday becomes anything but special as she suffers from every embarrassment possible.
The Old Pasadena Film Festival presents Tea with Mussolini (1999, PG) starring Cher and Judi Dench Friday, July 31, at 8 p.m. at Distant Lands. British lady expats in Florence, Italy, at the brink of World War II are kept out of harm's way by a young outcast boy and a brazen American woman.
Caroline Aiken will perform contemporary folk music Friday, July 31, at 8 p.m. at the Levitt Pavilion. A pre-concert festival will begin at 6:30 p.m. Bring lawn chairs or a blanket and a picnic or purchase dinner at the park.
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