14 Virtual Events You Can Attend From Home Over Labor Day Weekend

Compiled by JOEY REAMS
Published on Sep 3, 2020

Holidays are a tricky subject for 2020. The majority of us want to escape the lockdowns and enjoy some fun. Unfortunately, not everyone has the ability to getaway in a safe manner. Lucky for you, there are ways to enjoy the weekend from within the comfort of your home. Here are 11 virtual events you can attend without dressing up during this Labor Day Weekend.


9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Feeling Challenged by Technology? Help is Available

Through a collaboration with Pasadena Public Library, get solutions to technology issues, learn how to use Zoom, and much more. All weekend participants can ask any kind of technology-related questions and get immediate help! Email ask@cityofpasadena.net/libanswers.com, call 626-744-4066, option 6 (leave a message and your call will be returned), or live chat Mondays through Fridays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Event Location: https://bit.ly/32STRMG
Cost: Free

4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Fro(zen) Fridays: Meditation & Yoga

Open and free to all (first come, first serve). Free yoga mat and fruit pop for pickup with registration. Pickups will be at Jackie Robinson Center the week of the event. This event is made possible by the Innovation (INN) 2 Grant: Developing Trauma Resilient Communities through Community Capacity Building. Registration for the free yoga mats are full, but if you’d like to just attend the virtual yoga session, add your info to the waitlist and we’ll send you the zoom login.
Event Location: https://bit.ly/358Xhxg
Cost: Free

4:00 PM – 4:20 PM
Social Media Storytime: ASL (American Sign Language)

A short story time showcasing ASL signs on Pasadena Public Library’s Instagram. Come watch us live and share in the fun at home! Follow along with PPL on Instagram live to learn more about American Sign Language.
Event Location: https://bit.ly/3hQWrsJ
Cost: Free

5:30 p.m.
Theodore Payne Foundation Presents The Poppy Hour

Join Theodore Payne Foundation live on Fridays at 5:30 pm PST. This live, virtual show, is about California native plant gardens, and the people and ideas behind them. Grab your beverage of choice and join TPF on Zoom or YouTube where you can share questions and comments during the hour. Join Evan, Margaret, Andrew, and Philip every Friday through the pandemic.
Event Location: https://bit.ly/2Dpv1Lt
Cost: Call for details


10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Witchcraft & Wizardry Pasadena

Wands at the ready detectives! A spell-binding new adventure game is coming to Pasadena on the 5th of September 2020 – and your team of mystery-solving wizards can join the fun! Transporting you into a fantasy world of witchcraft and wizardry, our enchanting outdoor adventure game will take your team on a magical journey all across town. Can your team of wizards unravel the mystery and crack the case in time? You’re a wizard, hurry! Grab your ticket today and don’t miss out on the most fun-filled day you’ll have with your friends all year!
Event Location: https://bit.ly/32X0CNd
Cost: [SOLD OUT]

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Making a Personal Dropbox with Angular and Firebase

GDG Cloud Pasadena is going to show you how to build our own Dropbox: it’ll be a personal website where you can drag and drop files to upload, download, and share with friends. They will be using Angular, Firebase, and a little bit of luck.
Event Location: https://bit.ly/3h469XH
Cost: Free

11:30 a.m.
Botanical Pasadena (Virtual)

Pasadena’s plants and trees help everyone to understand historical trends, conceptions (and misconceptions) about the climate, as well as the hidden stories of the people who shaped the landscape and lived their lives within it. In 2005, Arlington Garden opened on a CalTrans-owned lot that had been lovingly transformed by volunteers into Pasadena’s only dedicated public garden. On this virtual tour, participants will explore the shady pathways of the Garden and learn about the layers of Pasadena’s history reflected in its dense foliage! This is a virtual tour experience with a live guide. The Zoom link will be provided upon registration. This virtual tour is a collaboration with Arlington Garden, in honor of their 15th anniversary.
Event Location: https://bit.ly/358T38S
Cost: Call for details

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Seed Library Presentation – “Saving Seeds From Summer, Preparing for the Fall”

In this virtual Seed Library gathering, Altadena Seed Library Coordinator, Jessica Yarger, will explain the processes for dry and wet seed saving from your summer garden. Have a garden tomato on hand, a jar or glass, and some water, and you can get started with saving your tomato seeds right along with her. Jessica will also be introducing a new seed saving project that seed library members can participate in.
Event Location: https://bit.ly/2ZkvGG3
Cost: Free

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Legal Clinic: Tenant Rights & Protections During COVID-19

In collaboration with attorney Elena Popp (Executive Director of the Eviction Defense Network), PTU is hosting a series of online legal clinics, where we can learn the latest legal information. Come ask your questions and learn about tenant rights and protections during the pandemic.
Event Location: https://bit.ly/353EUdq
Cost: Free


7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Career Event- Pasadena City College Students & 2020 Graduates

Disaster Response. Environmental Projects. Community Support. Rebuilding. Human Services. Technology. Urban & Rural Planning. Public Relations. Management. Federal Program Benefits: No experience or education level required; No diploma or degree required; Gain experience while exploring career options; Gain a competitive edge over other job applicants in private or government sectors; Gain leadership and management experience; Gain college credits for continuing education and workforce development (earn 6-9 credit hours); Gain new contacts by networking with government and community agency directors; Gain new skills in your career field and expand your capabilities and much more!
Event Location: https://bit.ly/350JmcC
Cost: Free

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Stone Brewing Beerogpraphy – Virtual Beer Tasting

Stone Brewing Co (SBC) presents the Stone Brewing Beerogpraphy – Virtual Beer Tasting! The Legendary Tale of Stone Brewing Co is an interactive journey looking at the last 25 years of the breweries wild ride in the beer industry as told through beer by the brewers, customers, and workers of Stone Brewing Co. SBC take an in-depth approach as they share the rise of one of the most iconic breweries in the world. Participants taste through 10 of the beers that defined their history as well as some special releases and talk to some of the people that made it all possible. Each beer will represent a certain time frame in the brewery. All tickets include the delivery of the 10 featured beers from Stone Brewing Co, swag from the brewery, and a Green Gargoyle Stone Pint Glass. The documentary will be premiered on September 5th with live chat. The beer documentary can be accessed for the entire month of September for all ticket holders. When you buy your ticket, your case of 10 Beers will be shipped directly to your door. You must be 21+ to accept the delivery. Packages can only be delivered to residents of California, Oregon, Washington, Arizona, and Nevada. Deliveries will come September 1st – 3rd.
Event Location: https://bit.ly/353FeJa
Cost: $39.00 – $49.00

10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Hill Avenue Grace Virtual Fellowship via Zoom!

Join Pastor Zach after worship service via Zoom for a Virtual Hill Avenue Grace Fellowship! This will be a weekly Sunday fellowship from now through September and will utilize the same link each week.
Event Location: https://bit.ly/2Z5hUGV
Cost: Free

10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Concerts at Home

Welcome to Camerata Pacifica’s ‘Concerts at Home’ every Sunday. Watch it live on YouTube Live: 10 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time. Facebook Live: 5:30 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time. Archived episodes are available anytime on Camerata Pacifica’s YouTube Channel. For your convenience, it is recommended that you bookmark these links in your browser.
Event Location: https://bit.ly/2Z5wE8V
Cost: Free


7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Pasadena Virtual Game Night: Trivia, Charades, and Drawing over Video

Let’s Roam’s Virtual Game Night makes it easy for you to have an epic game night any night. A leader in global adventures, Let’s Roam has taken our mission virtual, helping people explore, discover, and connect through a one-of-a-kind video platform. We’ve combined crazy-fun games with embedded video chat software for a game night experience that will level up your joy.
Event Location: https://bit.ly/3jDxDVq
Cost: Free

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