The Very Best 29 Events in Pasadena on Sunday

Published on May 20, 2022

EVENTS ON SUNDAY, MAY 22, 2022

 

Sunday, May 22, 2022

Time: 7:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Operation Cookie 2022   click for more information »

The Woman’s Club of South Pasadena is ready to launch this year’s “Operation Cookie,” when they give away thousands of cookies, sending them in packages to hospitalized and homeless veterans and volunteer for various community events for veterans. The cookies are donations from community members…

Event Location: Woman’s Club of South Pasadena

Cost: Donations accepted

 

Sunday, May 22, 2022

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Volunteer Weekend Projects   click for more information »

Weekend Projects is a biweekly, weekend volunteer program at Arlington Garden in which volunteers work on longer-term projects while learning about regenerative gardening and the natural world. Please see the event link above for more information about specific projects. No prior experience as a vol…

Event Location: Arlington Garden Pasadena

Cost: Free

 

Sunday, May 22, 2022

Time: 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

2022 Pasadena Showcase House of Design   click for more information »

Everything you know and love about the Pasadena Showcase House of Design is back, as it returns to South Pasadena for the first time in over 40 years from April 24 – May 22, 2022. Anchoring a historic Greene & Greene-planned neighborhood of century-old homes, this stately 1905 English Tudor mansi…

Event Location: South Pasadena

Cost: $40.00 – $50.00

 

Sunday, May 22, 2022

Time: 10:00 a.m.

National Adoption Weekend   click for more information »

From May 20 to May 22, adoption fees for large adult dogs (40 lbs and up, six months and older) are waived during Pasadena Humane’s National Adoption Weekend event, thanks to Best Friends Animal Society and Bounty! Plus, adoption fees for adult cats and adult dogs un…

Event Location: Pasadena Humane

Cost: Call for details

 

Sunday, May 22, 2022

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Scout Sunday   click for more information »

Scout Sunday is an in-person learning experience offering scouts the opportunity to earn an exclusive Pasadena Humane patch by participating in education, enrichment and service. During this 75-minute program, scouts will learn about animal body language as well as safe and respectful ways to intera…

Event Location: Pasadena Humane

Cost: $225.00

 

Sunday, May 22, 2022

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Open Sundays at Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden   click for more information »

Even though the Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden is a perfect backdrop for cultural events, festivals and celebrations, Japanese gardens are designed primarily for quiet contemplation and introspection. Storrier Stearn’s Japanese Garden’s peaceful Sundays when there are no events planned offer vis…

Event Location: Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden

Cost: $10.00 – $12.00

 

Sunday, May 22, 2022

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Digging Into Injustice: A Reporter’s View of a Broken Criminal Justice System   click for more information »

Join the PJTC Social Justice Committee in a discussion with Rick Tulsky, Pulitzer Prize winning reporter, co-founder of Injustice Watch, a Chicago-based organization dedicated to exposing prejudice and inequity in the justice system. Rick has been a reporter for many publications including the Phila…

Event Location: Pasadena Jewish Temple & Center

Cost: Free

 

Sunday, May 22, 2022

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Public Art Tour   click for more information »

There are public art installations all over Pasadena. For Bike Month, participants are going to visit some of them by bike! Participants will ride to multiple public art installations in Pasadena and learn about each installation. + Ride will take approximately 2 hours and cover approximately 10 mil…

Event Location: Robinson Memorial

Cost: Free

 

Sunday, May 22, 2022

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Pollinator Helpers   click for more information »

Just Imagine What You Can Build at Kidspace’s Imagination Workshop! Guests of Imagination Workshop will have the opportunity to make one of four projects until May 29, 2022. A butterfly feeder made out of wire designed to hold small pieces of fruit, a home for solitary bees, decorative window decal…

Event Location: Kidspace Children’s Museum

Cost: Free with reservation

 

Sunday, May 22, 2022

Time: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Dine at Sorriso Ristorante & Bar to Support Pasadena Senior Center   click for more information »

Anyone who dines at Sorriso Ristorante & Bar, 119 E. Colorado Blvd. in Pasadena for brunch or lunch Sunday, May 22, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. will have an opportunity to help support the Pasadena Senior Center. The restaurant, which features a tapas menu as well as entree salads and main courses, will donate 15 percent of that day’s profits to Pasadena Senior Center on behalf of everyone who prints out a flyer from the PSC web…

Event Location: Sorriso Ristorante & Bar

Cost: Varies

 

Sunday, May 22, 2022

Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Animal Adventurer Workshop: Do you want to be a vet?   click for more information »

During the 75-minute workshop, kids will get the opportunity to speak with a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) and learn about the field of medicine as it relates to animals. They will also learn and get hands-on practice with animal first aid. This workshop is aimed for kids ages 7 to 12. Regi…

Event Location: Pasadena Humane

Cost: $25.00

 

Sunday, May 22, 2022

Time: 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Friends of Altadena Library Book Sale   click for more information »

Join Friends of the Altadena Library Used Book Sale! The Friends will be selling fiction, children’s and media. The Book Store, which will also be open by then, will have all categories of course and prices there are nearly as good as the sales! The book sale will be held outside. In the parking l…

Event Location: Altadena Main Library Parking Lot

Cost: Varies

 

Sunday, May 22, 2022

Time: 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

MOTA: Museums of the Arroyo Day   click for more information »

MOTA Day is back in-person for 2022! Join the celebration at six area museums for a day of family fun, historical explorations and architectural discoveries. For more than 30 years, the Museums of the Arroyo have welcomed guests for a free day with special programming. Mark your calendars and meet y…

Event Location: Participating Museums in the Greater Pasadena Area

Cost: Free

 

Sunday, May 22, 2022

Time: 1:30 p.m.

Noise Now: External Forces: Greek Tragedy Travels to the 21st Century   click for more information »

Experience a retelling of classic Greek tragedies through the lens of Towne Street Theatre, Los Angeles’ premiere African-American Theatre Company. This production of short plays explores drama, humor, love, and loss spanning from the Civil War to modern-day America. Experience engaging, complex, …

Event Location: A Noise Within

Cost: $10.00 – $50.00

 

Sunday, May 22, 2022

Time: 1:30 p.m.

Chamber Music Department Recital: Student Recitals   click for more information »

Pasadena Conservatory of Music (PCM) presents student recitals throughout the school year. These recitals offer students the opportunity to perform in a formal setting and gain confidence as musicians. These recitals are typically attended by the friends and families of the student performers, howev…

Event Location: Pasadena Conservatory of Music

Cost: Free

 

Sunday, May 22, 2022

Time: 2:00 p.m.

Seussical JR   click for more information »

Transporting audiences from the Jungle of Nool to the Circus McGurkus, the Cat in the Hat narrates the story of Horton the Elephant, who discovers a speck of dust containing tiny people called the Whos. Horton must protect the Whos from a world of naysayers and dangers, and he must also guard an aba…

Event Location: Fremont Centre Theatre

Cost: $25.00

 

Sunday, May 22, 2022

Time: 2:00 p.m.

Deja Vu All Acoustic Show at The Coffee Gallery Backstage   click for more information »

The Coffee Gallery Backstage is excited to announce the return of Deja Vu performing the music of CSN&Y to the Coffee Gallery Backstage for a special afternoon! If you were able to attend this band’s last several performances at the Coffee Gallery, then you know that they completely sold out well i…

Event Location: The Coffee Gallery Backstage

Cost: $20.00

 

Sunday, May 22, 2022

Time: 2:00 p.m.

Metamorphoses   click for more information »

A Noise Within presents Metamorphoses based on the Myths of Ovid. Written and originally directed by Mary Zimmerman. Directed by Julia Rodriguez-Elliott… Primal storytelling and modern sensibility collide in a sensual re-envisioning of Greek myths, as gods and mortals alike endure love, loss, and …

Event Location: A Noise Within

Cost: $25.00 – $86.00

 

Sunday, May 22, 2022

Time: 2:00 p.m. (TBA)

Women… Water… Spirals (Rescheduling)   click for more information »

Red Hen Press celebrates the re-opening of its art gallery space at the Hen House Literary Center! RHP is thrilled and honored to welcome over 80 artists to its community center, including Rachel X Hobreigh, Renee Amitai, 50 artists from the Society of Layerists in Multi-Media, and 30 local Los Angeles artists! These in …

Event Location: Red Hen Press

Cost: Free

 

Sunday, May 22, 2022

Time: 2:00 p.m.

Sustainability Sundays   click for more information »

Let’s get creative! Part sensory play, part art class and part environmental studies, participants will learn about the environment and how you can help take care of the planet while exploring items from your gardens or building amazing creations out of recycled materials! *Sign up required. Sched…

Event Location: Southern California Children’s Museum

Cost: Free with admission

 

Sunday, May 22, 2022

Time: 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Miró String Quartet with Martin Beaver, Violin; and Clive Greensmith, Cello   click for more information »

The Miró Quartet will be joined by Martin Beaver, violin and Clive Greensmith, cello for a performance of Brahms’s sextets. The quartet won the Barstow Award for Strings at the 1996 Coleman Competition, and is based in Austin, Texas, where it serves as quartet-in-residence at the Butler School of …

Event Location: Caltech’s Beckman Auditorium

Cost: $20.00 – $60.00

 

Sunday, May 22, 2022

Time: 3:00 p.m.

The Caltech Orchestra Presents Wondrous Tales   click for more information »

The Caltech Orchestra, conducted by Dr. Glenn D. Price will present Wondrous Tales on the Caltech campus. Performances will take place on Saturday, May 21 at 8:00 pm and Sunday, May 22 at 3:00 pm in Ramo Auditorium. Featured music will be Slavonic Dance Op. 46, No. 8 by Dvorak, Lt. Kije Suite by P…

Event Location: Caltech’s Ramo Auditorium

Cost: Free

 

Sunday, May 22, 2022

Time: 3;00 p.m. & 5:00 p.m.

Mt. Wilson Observatory Sunday Afternoon Concerts in the Dome   click for more information »

Mt. Wilson Observatory Sunday Afternoon Concerts in the Dome presents “Beethoven: Trio Serenade in D Major op. 8 for Violin, Viola and Cello”; Todd Mason: World Premiere, Trio for Flute, Violin & Cello, 2021; Mozart: Quartet for Flute, Violin, Viola & Cello in D Major K.285 Featu…

Event Location: Mt. Wilson Observatory

Cost: $50.00

 

Sunday, May 22, 2022

Time: 3:00 p.m. & 6:00 p.m.

WORKS 2022 – Live   click for more information »

Join Nancy Evans Dance Theatre (NEDT) for two weekends at ARC (A Room to Create) in Pasadena. NEDT invite you to explore its modern dance lineage with three works choreographed by Don Martin, Nancy Hauser’s Everness, Viola Farber’s Clearing, sections of Nancy Evans Doede’s Daughters of the Eart…

Event Location: ARC (A Room to Create)

Cost: Call for ticket cost

 

Sunday, May 22, 2022

Time: 3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Opening New Doors: A Blinn House Celebration   click for more information »

Join Pasadena Heritage for a festive outdoor reception and garden party on the grounds of the Blinn House and Fuller Seminary in the Ford Place Historic District. The event will include a cocktail reception with extravagant hors d’oeuvres, a silent auction, live music and tours of the historic Blinn House. To learn more about the Blinn House and Pasa …

Event Location: The Blinn House

Cost: Call for details

 

Sunday, May 22, 2022

Time: 4:00 p.m.

Restoration Concert: New Hollywood String Quartet   click for more information »

Friends of the South Pasadena Public Library’s Fall Restoration Concert Series presents the New Hollywood String Quartet (Quartet in Residence). Featuring Tereza Stanislav (violin), Rafael Rishik (violin), Robert Brophy (viola) and Andrew Shulman (cello). Concerts take place on Sundays at 4:00 P.M….

Event Location: South Pasadena Public Library Community Room

Cost: $96.00/8 concerts

 

Sunday, May 22, 2022

Time: 6:00 p.m.

PCDA Harvest Moon Gala 2022   click for more information »

Professional Child Development Associates (PCDA) has entered its 25th year of service to Pasadena, the San Gabriel Valley, and the Greater Los Angeles area, enabling tens-of-thousands of children and their families to create their own legacy and live richer, fuller lives. For this year’s gala PCDA…

Event Location: The Langham Huntington Pasadena

Cost: Call for details

 

Sunday, May 22, 2022

Time: 7:00 p.m.

The Honeysuckle Possums   click for more information »

The Honeysuckle Possums are a high-energy, all-woman string band, playing old time mountain music, originals and bluegrass. They have been together since 2009 and have two albums completed. Their music has taken them all over California and they continue to gain praise for their beautiful vocals, ca…

Event Location: The Coffee Gallery Backstage

Cost: $20.00

 

Sunday, May 22, 2022

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Los Angeles Children’s Chorus Spring Concert   click for more information »

Enjoy performances from Apprentice Choir, Concert Choir, and Chamber Singers. Los Angeles Children’s Chorus (LACC), one of the world’s leading children’s choirs, celebrates the Spring Season with a return to its annual concerts, this year titled, Here’s to Song. More than 300 choristers will…

Event Location: Pasadena Presbyterian Church

Cost: $29.00 – $49.00

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