All events are free, so take a look -- and don't you dare say there's nothing to do in Pasadena!
Bring your broken appliances, electronics, jewelry, tools, toys, dull knives and other items to Transition Pasadena's Repair Café Saturday, Aug. 27, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Jackie Robinson Center where volunteer experts will fix them for free. Also visit the Really, Really Free Market (bring something, take something), seed exchange and a container gardening workshop.
A special summer concert and dance party with Afro Funké featuring Ethio Cali performing Ethopian jazz and funk and Bodhi Rock performing reggae will take place Saturday, Aug. 27, from 5 to 10 p.m. at the Levitt Pavilion. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket plus a picnic or purchase dinner at the park.
Night Lights will perform indie rock with a soul influence Saturday, Aug. 27, from 7:30 to 10 p.m. in the courtyard at One Colorado.
Don't miss your final opportunity to see "Flying Horses and Mythical Beasts: The Magical World of Carousel Animals" on a special Family Free Day Sunday, Aug. 28, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Pasadena Museum of History that will include a crafts workshop, old-time games in the garden and ice cream sundaes.
Nick Herman and Christopher James will guide visitors through their exhibition The Modeling Agency: Tektite -- reflux Sunday, Aug. 28, from 3 to 5 p.m. at Armory Center for the Arts.
The Playhouse District Summer Jazz Concert Series presents the Scott Martin Latin-Soul Band Sunday, Aug. 28, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the courtyard outside Vroman's Bookstore.
California Feetwarmers will perform Dixieland and Big Band music Sunday, Aug. 28, at 7 p.m. at the Levitt Pavilion. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket plus a picnic or purchase dinner at the park. A pre-concert festival will begin at 5:30 p.m.
Pasadena Senior Center's Concerts in the Park presents Inca performing traditional Peruvian music Tuesday, Aug. 30, at 6 p.m. at Memorial Park. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket plus a picnic. You do not have to be a senior or a member of the Pasadena Senior Center to attend.
Jazz bassist Putter Smith will perform with pianist Gary Foster Wednesday, Aug. 31, from 12:10 to 12:40 p.m. for the popular Music at Noon recital series at Pasadena Presbyterian Church,.
"Hoosiers" (1986, PG) starring Gene Hackman and Dennis Hopper will be shown Wednesday, Aug. 31, at 1 p.m. in the Donald R. Wright Auditorium at Central Library. A coach with a checkered past enlists the help of an alcoholic misfit to help him train a high school basketball team in a small Indiana town to become a top contender for the 1951 championship.
The Debonaires will perform urban Ska-lite music Thursday, Sept. 1, at 7 p.m. at the Levitt Pavilion. Bring a lawn chair or blanket plus a picnic or purchase dinner at the park. A pre-concert festival will begin at 5:30 p.m.
The first Friday (and third Thursday) of every month is Free Admission Day at the Pasadena Museum of California Art. On Friday, Sept. 2, from noon to 5 p.m. enjoy the current exhibitions plus everything else the museum has to offer.
"Me Before You" (2016, PG-13) starring Emilia Clark and Sam Claflin will be shown Friday, Sept. 2, at 1 p.m. in the Scott Pavilion at the Pasadena Senior Center. A young woman in a small English town forms an unlikely bond with a recently paralyzed man when she becomes his caretaker.
Photo credits: Repair Cafe Stuttgart, Night Lights, Pasadena Museum of History, Armory Center for the Arts, Skirball Cemter. Putter Smith, De Haven Productions, Pasadena Museum of California Art, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM),