Here are events scheduled Saturday, September 3, to Friday, September 9.
All events are free, so take a look -- and don't you dare say there's nothing to do in Pasadena!
Safely dispose of old computers, keyboards, printers, scanners, fax machines, phones, TVs, microwaves and other electronic equipment at the eWaste event Saturday, Sept. 3, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Parking Lot I at Brookside Park. You may also bring up to five legal-size boxes of documents for shredding.
Mariachi Divas will perform Saturday, Sept. 3, at 8 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 6:30 p.m.
Pete Escovedo will perform jazz Sunday, Sept. 4, 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.
Pasadena Senior Center's Concerts in the Park presents The Great American Swing Band featuring the sounds of big band, rhythm and blues, jazz and Dixieland Tuesday, Sept. 6, 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.
Preschool-aged children are invited to Sunny Tales: Classic Children's Stories Wednesday, Sept. 7, from 11 a.m. to noon in the Finnish Folk Art Museum on the grounds of the Pasadena Museum of History. During craft time following the stories each child will create a classic children's book character to take home.
Clarinetist Jennifer Showalter will perform Wednesday, Sept. 7, from 12:10 to 12:40 p.m. as part of the popular Music at Noon recital series at Pasadena Presbyterian Church.
"Naughty Marietta" (1935, NR) starring Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy will be shown Wednesday, Sept. 7, at 1 p.m. in the Donald R. Wright Auditorium at Central Library. To prevent an arranged marriage, a rebellious French princess sheds her identity and escapes to colonial New Orleans where she finds an unlikely true love.
The next supply of garden-ready mulch from Pasadena Public Works Department street tree trimmings will be available Friday, Sept. 9, at the southeast corner of the parking lot at Victory Park. Bring your own shovel, container and gloves between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m. The mulch supply is replenished once a month through October and is available to Pasadena residents only.
"My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2" (2016, PG-13) starring Nia Vardalos and John Corbett will be shown Friday, Sept. 9, at 1 p.m. in the Scott Pavilion at the Pasadena Senior Center. A Portakalos family secret brings the beloved characters back together for an even bigger wedding. You do not have to be a member of the Pasadena Senior Center to attend.
Learn how the artificial "eyes" of incredibly powerful telescopes reveal previously invisible phenomena in our universe, from glowing dust to the spinning corpses of massive stars, Friday, Sept. 9, at 8 p.m. at Caltech's Cahill Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics (south side of California Boulevard -- #17 on this map), then stargaze through telescopes on the roof.
Photo credits: RDS Marketing, Pete Escovedo, PartyPop, Pasadena Museum of History, Jennifer Showalter, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), Gardener's Supply Company, Gold Circle Films, Jerryjoshua, MoDigMedia.