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Helping the Homeless Comes with Free Soup, Ceramics, Music

Who said helping can’t go hand-in-hand with having fun? At the Third Annual Empty Bowls fundraising on Saturday, April 26, there are a number of ways that donors will be able to enjoy themselves, such as through food, music and art. Visitors will choose from and purchase a variety of crafted ceramic bowls donated by 16 local potters, who will be present to display their works…

Zoologist Says Los Angeles is the “Birdiest” County, to Hold Lecture at Descanso Gardens

A zoologist from the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County will visit Descanso Gardens on Saturday, April 26, to discuss the birds that can be found in the garden and locally. Ornithologist Kimball Garrett…

Lakeshore Learning Store Lets You Take Home Personalized Sailor Puppets for Free

Children will be making their own All Aboard! Storytelling Puppets complete with matching boats, during Lakeshore Learning Store’s Free Crafts for Kids activity on Saturday, April 26.  With this craft, kids will be all set to…

Earth Day’s Art Day Too at Metro

Artists who use fruits as their medium will lead Metro Gold Line’s public art tour on Saturday, April 26, coinciding with the celebration of Earth Day. David Burns and Austin Young, who collaborated to create…

Pasadena City College’s Piano Concert Covers 18th, 19th, 20th Centuries Music

Pasadena City College Center for the Arts will stage its Piano Accompanying and Ensembles Concert on Saturday, April 26, at 8:00 p.m., presenting original music written in the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. Piano Department…

Friday, April 25

Options to Host 31st Annual 2014 Child Development Policymakers Breakfast

Top: Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogaard, Congresswoman Judy Chu, Senator Carol Liu, Assemblymember Chris Holden. Bottom: Assemblymember Ed Chau, Dr. Eric Walsh, Supervisor Michael Antonovich and…

Friday, April 25

Taste Southern Italy’s Food and Wine at Descanso Gardens

Taste Southern Italy’s food and wine in an outdoor setting at Descanso Gardens on Friday, April 25. Patina Restaurant Group will serve a four-course dinner…

Saturday, April 26

Los Angeles Walk Now for Autism Speaks Announced

50,000 community autism supporters are expected to unite for a single cause at the 12th annual Los Angeles Walk Now for Autism Speaks at the…

Saturday, April 26

Caltech’s 14th Annual Jazz Festival to Take Place at Gates Annex Patio on Caltech Campus

The Caltech Jazz Bands, directed by Barb Catlin, present their 14th Annual Jazz Festival featuring the Caltech Monday Night Jazz Ensemble directed by Barb Catlin.…

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Taste Southern Italy’s Food and Wine at Descanso Gardens

Taste Southern Italy’s food and wine in an outdoor setting at Descanso Gardens on Friday, April 25. Patina Restaurant Group will serve a four-course dinner of its signature cuisine with a variety of wine on Descanso’s courtyard from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. The event is open to the public. “It’s a really good value and the setting is second to none,” said Descanso’s chief operating officer Juliann Rooke. The first course includes a compressed melon, aged goat cheese, spicy pepper cress, balsamic, as well as prosciutto, a dry-cured thinly-sliced ham usually served uncooked. Artichoke, sweet corn ravioli, lime brown butter,…

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