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Friday, February 10, 2017

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events February 11 to 17


Here are events scheduled Saturday, Feb. 11, to Friday, Feb. 17.

All events are free, so take a look -- and don't you dare say there's nothing to do in Pasadena!

Teens are invited to learn how to code and create their own 3D printing projects during Teen Brunch Club Saturday, Feb. 11, at 11 a.m. at Linda Vista Branch Library

Explore the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of Pasadena during multisensory, two-mile walking tours Saturday, Feb. 11, and Tuesday, Feb. 14, from 3 to 5 p.m. (choose the one most convenient for you, or take both tours!) courtesy of Pasadena Walking Tours. Walkers will meet at Arlington Garden, then explore some South Orange Grove/Arroyo areas. Bring your camera to capture the sunset over the Arroyo Seco!

Sunny Tales: Valentine's Party Wednesday, Feb. 14, from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. for preschool-aged children will feature a storyteller in the Finnish Folk Art Museum at the Pasadena Museum of History spinning stories about the special holiday, followed by a hearty snack and a special craft to take home.

Pianist Michael Sellers will perform Wednesday, Feb. 15, from 12:10 to 12:40 p.m. for the popular Music at Noon recital series at Pasadena Presbyterian Church.

"Truman" (1995, PG) starring Gary Sinise and Diana Scarwid will be shown Wednesday, Feb. 15, at 1 p.m. in the Donald R. Wright Auditorium at Central Library. Harry S. Truman rises from humble beginnings to serve in World War I, become vice president of the United States, assume the presidency during World War II after Franklin Delano Roosevelt's death, and make the decision to order the dropping of the first atomic bomb. 

The third Thursday (and first Friday) of every month is Free Admission Day at the Pasadena Museum of California Art. On Thursday, Feb. 16, from 5 to 8 p.m. enjoy the current exhibitions and everything else the museum has to offer.

Asteroids and comets have played pivotal roles throughout Earth's history (if you doubt it, just ask a dinosaur). The Planetary Society will host a live radio show on the subject Thursday, Feb. 16, at 7:30 p.m. in Southern California Public Radio's Crawford Family Forum. Planetary Radio's Mat Kaplan will moderate a conversation with experts from the Planetary Society, NASA and JPL. RSVP here.

"Sleepless in Seattle" (1993, PG) starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan will be shown Friday, Feb. 17, at 1 p.m. in the Scott Pavilion at the Pasadena Senior Center. A widowed man's young son calls a radio talk show with a wish that his father will find a new wife. You do not have to be a member of the Pasadena Senior Center to attend.



Photo credits: AZCentral, Activity Village, The Marke's World, Michael Sellers, HBO Pictures, Pasadena Museum of California Art, TriStar Pictures, Planetary Society, Enstarz

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