All events are free, so take a look -- and don't you dare say there's nothing to do in Pasadena!
The Sri Lanka Day festival Saturday, Aug. 15, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Paseo Colorado will feature native food, music, dances, costumes and much more.
Celebrate the 55th anniversary of the Pasadena Senior Center Saturday, Aug. 15, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with live music, food, dance performances, an art show, fun photo booth, KidsZone, billiards tournament and much more. All ages are welcome.
The Playhouse District's Summer Jazz Series presents Little Brazil Sunday, Aug. 16, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Vroman's courtyard.
The Lin Rountree Quartet will perform jazz Sunday, Aug. 16, at 7 p.m. at the Levitt Pavilion. A pre-concert festival will begin at 5:30 p.m. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and a picnic or purchase dinner at the park.
Treasure Island (1950, PG) starring Robert Newton and Bobby Driscoll will be shown on the big screen Wednesday, Aug. 19, at 1 p.m. in the Donald R. Wright Auditorium at Central Library. Young Jim Hawkins is caught up with the pirate Long John Silver in search of the buried treasure of buccaneer Captain Flint in this adaptation of the classic novel by Robert Louis Stevenson.
- Activities for Pasadena Public Library's Read to the Rhythm summer reading program include the following (and much more):
Movies in the Park presents Big Hero 6 (2014, PG) with the voice talents of Ryan Potter and Scott Adsit Friday, Aug. 21, at 8 p.m. at Villa-Parke. An inflatable robot and his prodigy team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes.
Photo credits: Sri Lanka Foundation, 123RF, Poping Cherry, Paul Goode, Little Brazil, Chillout Productions, Lisa Haley, Walt Disney Productions, Edyta Linek, Pasadena Museum of California Art, Open Hands, Paramount Pictures, Walt Disney Pictures, Natalia Clavier.