Here are events scheduled Saturday, April 7, to Friday, April 13.
All events are free, so take a look -- and don't you dare say there's nothing to do in Pasadena!
The annual Open House at Jet Propulsion Laboratory isn't scheduled until the weekend of June 10 and 11, but here's the thing: Registration begins Saturday, April 7, at 9 a.m. (fair warning: tickets may not last through this weekend, so hurry!). Click on this JPL link at or after 9 a.m. Saturday to reserve your tickets and for more information.
The second Sunday of every month is Free Admission Day at USC Pacific Asia Museum. On Sunday, April 8, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. explore the art of printmaking and make your own silkscreen printed poster, go on a guided tour of the current exhibition Winds from Fusang: Mexico and China in the Twentieth Century and enjoy storytime in the Silk Road Gallery.
Sitting Pretty" (1948, NR) starring Clifton Webb and Maureen O'Hara will be shown Wednesday, April 11, at 1 p.m. in the Donald R. Wright Auditorium at Central Library. When a suburban couple advertises for a live-in babysitter, the best woman for the job is a man called Mr. Belvedere, a self-styled genius and expert on everything who at first rubs the couple the wrong way.
Children and teens ages 10 to 18 will learn how to create and design simple computer and video game programs using GameMaker Studio Wednesday, April 11, from 5 to 7 p.m. on the fourth floor at Central Library. Email email@example.com to sign up.
The next open forum of PasadenaPhotographicArts is scheduled Thursday, April 12, at 7 p.m. at Armory Center for the Arts. In a presentation titled "The Art of Natural Light," internationally recognized photographer Shayne McGuire will present some of her images from faraway landscapes around the world that explore the ever-changing and unfolding beauty of nature. Seating is limited; early arrival is recommended.
Scientists at Jet Propulsion Laboratory are using satellite remote sensing and sophisticated modeling to understand how Earth's carbon, water and nutrient cycles are linked and their impact on our planet's system as a whole. In a talk titled "How Will Earth's Ecosystems Survive Under a Changing Climate?" Dr. Josh Fisher, a scientist and researcher with JPL's ECOSTRESS Mission, will provide an overview of the latest remote sensing datasets and model developments and discuss new insights into behavior and understanding of terrestrial ecosystems in a changing climate Friday, April 13, at 7 p.m. in the Vosloh Forum at Pasadena City College (building UU on this map).
Photo credits: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena Now, Brendan White, Twentieth Century Fox, Make It Big in Games, Shayna McGuire, NASA.