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Pasadena In Focus
May - June 2010

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  • Pasadena Emergency Response Training in English and Spanish for District 5 is Saturday, March 13, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Madison School, 515 Ashtabula St. Reservations required: email vdelacuba@cityofpasadena.net or 744-4741.
  • Enjoy nonstop live jazz music Saturday, May 15, noon to 8 p.m. at the Rose Bowl Stadium during Jazzy Jam 2010 to benefit local youth programs. $30 at the gate or $20 in advance. Children under 13 are free. 744-8081or www.jazzyjampasadena.com.
  • Eco Community Dialogues continue at Pasadena Central Library, 285 E. Walnut St., with “Climate Change and the Role of Women” by Dr. Alfred K. Neuman Wednesday, May 26, and “Living Lightly on the Earth” by Christopher Nyerges Wednesday, June 30, both at 7 p.m. 795-0376 or http://www.ecocommunitydialogues.com.
  • Family Fun Day at La Pintoresca Park and Branch Library (Washington Boulevard between Fair Oaks and Raymond) Saturday, May 29, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. includes live music, food, arts and crafts, skateboarding competition and more. 744-7268.
  • The historic Castle Green at 99 S. Raymond Ave. celebrates spring Sunday, June 6, 1 to 5 p.m., with self-guided tours to benefit exterior restoration. $20; children under 12 free. 577-6765 or http://www.castlegreen.com.
  • Experts from Pasadena Humane Society will discuss how to help your dog behave Thursday, June 10, 6 p.m. at 361 S. Raymond Ave., sponsored by the Code Enforcement Commission. 744-4633.
  • About 600 artists will decorate walkways at Paseo Colorado with spectacular murals during the Pasadena Chalk Festival on Saturday and Sunday, June 19 to 20, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. 795-9100 or http://www.pasadenachalkfestival.com.
  • Check out 150 cars, trucks, hot rods and imports plus music, food and raffles at Pasadena Police Department’s Classic Car Show on Sunday, June 20, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Paseo Colorado. http://www.cityofpasadena.net/police or 744-4620.
  • Enjoy free concerts every Wednesday through Sunday, June 23 through Aug. 29, at Memorial Park’s historic bandshell. Presented by Levitt Pavilion Pasadena. 683-3230 or http://www.levittpavilionpasadena.org.
  • Inflate a raft or set a chair on the deck to watch the dive-in movie “Shrek” Saturday, June 26, 8:15 p.m. at Rose Bowl Aquatics Center. Free admission. Refreshments will be sold; no outside food or drinks allowed. www.rosebowlaquatics.org or 564-0330.
  • Huntington Hospital community outreach nurses will provide free counseling and blood pressure screenings from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays in June at Pasadena Central Library followed by a 1 p.m. health-themed feature film. 744-4066.
  • Americafest at the Rose Bowl Stadium on July 4 includes family festival at 2 p.m., drum corps performance and military tribute at 7 p.m. and fireworks at 9 p.m. $13; children 7 and under free; active military free with ID. http://www.rosebowlstadium.com or (800) 745-3000.
  • Four new condominiums priced as affordable and funded by the city of Pasadena are on sale at Allen-Brigden Classics, 1142 N. Allen Ave., for income-eligible first-time buyers; two others are live/work space. Priority goes to Pasadena residents and workers. 744-8314.
  • Note: All events are free unless otherwise noted. All dates and times listed in Pasadena In Focus are as of the publication date. Call the numbers listed to confirm information. All phone numbers are in the (626) area code unless otherwise noted.