Kids Activities for the Week

Published on Sep 23, 2022

Thinking of fun things for your kids? Parents, we’ve got you covered! We’ve compiled exciting activities for your children for this weekend all through the next week.

Wednesday September 28

Preschool Storytime (Ages 3-5)
Wednesday, September 28, 2022
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m
Event Location: Santa Catalina Branch Library
Cost: Free
Join Santa Catalina Branch Library for stories, songs, and fingerplays! Best for ages 3-5 and their caregivers.
For more info: https://www.pasadenanow.com/weekendr/events/?event_item=241605 

 

Kids For Animals Club (Ages 7-11)
Wednesday, September 28, 2022
Time: 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Event Location: Pasadena Humane
Cost: $275.00
The Kids for Animals Club offers kids ages 7 to 11 an enriching after-school opportunity to experience Pasadena Humane. Each week, participants will explore topics that include animal welfare, shelter work, and animal-related crafts or games, as well as a supervised animal interaction. 
For more info: https://www.pasadenanow.com/weekendr/events/?event_item=241776

 

Cuentos and Canciones! (Tales and Songs!) (All Ages)
Wednesday, September 28, 2022
Time: 4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Event Location: Altadena Library
Cost: Free
Join Altadena Library on the last Wednesday of every month for our new late-afternoon bilingual storytime! Families will enjoy flannel board rhymes, songs and stories in Spanish and English. This storytime is for families and children of all ages. 
Únase a nosotros el último miércoles de cada mes para nuestra nueva hora de cuentos bilingües por la tarde. Las familias disfrutarán de rimas de franela, canciones y cuentos en español e inglés. Esta hora de cuentos es para familias y niños de todas las edades.
For more info: https://www.pasadenanow.com/weekendr/events/?event_item=241713

 

Leeme Un Cuento (“Read Me a Story”) (All Ages)
Wednesday, September 28, 2022
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Event Location: La Pintoresca Branch Library
Cost: Free
Join La Pintoresca Branch Library for Spanish-language storytime. Lo invitamos a disfrutar de una hora de cuentos en familia donde usted puede echar a volar su imaginación con historias en español, música, manualidades y mucho más.
For more info: https://www.pasadenanow.com/weekendr/events/?event_item=241607
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Printmaking (Ages 6-8)
Wednesday, September 28, 2022
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m
Event Location: Armory Center for the Arts
Cost: $345.00
Delve into the magical world of multiples with the timeless craft of printmaking. Experiment with printmaking techniques and learn many ways to make a print, using both traditional and non-traditional materials to roll, ink, and press images both found and imagined. Study the works of Andy Warhol and Hannah Hoch, and create repetitive images as you consider the relation of modern graphics to individuality. All supplies are provided and included in the price of the class. 
For more info: https://www.pasadenanow.com/weekendr/events/?event_item=241367

 

Stop Motion Animation & Claymation (Ages 7-9)
Wednesday, September 28, 2022
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Event Location: Armory Center for the Arts
Cost: $345.00
Create your own animated video! Learn basic stop motion animation concepts and fun techniques like how to animate clay, hand-drawn illustrations, and cut-outs. All supplies are provided and included in the price of the class.
For more info: https://www.pasadenanow.com/weekendr/events/?event_item=241368

 

Ceramics: Handbuilding & Wheel Throwing (Ages 9-11)
Wednesday, September 28, 2022
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Event Location: Armory Center for the Arts
Cost: $385.00
Learn hand-building and beginning wheel throwing techniques to create functional and nonfunctional ceramic art. Explore clay and various types of glazes and surface textures. All materials and kiln firings are included in the price of the class.
For more info: https://www.pasadenanow.com/weekendr/events/?event_item=241369

 

Water Bottle Maraca (All Ages)
Wednesday, September 28, 2022
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Event Location: Villa Parke Branch Library
Cost: Free
Dig through the recycling bin and make a Water Bottle Maraca, a great homemade musical instrument for children of all ages!
For more info: https://www.pasadenanow.com/weekendr/events/?event_item=241651

 

Family Storytime with Special Guest Author Alliah L. Agostini (All Ages)
Wednesday, September 28, 2022
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Event Location: Hastings Branch Library
Cost: Free
Meet author Alliah L. Agostini for a special storytime featuring her book The Juneteenth Story! With colorful illustrations and a timeline, this introductory history of Juneteenth for kids details the evolution of the emancipation celebration commemorating the date the enslaved people of Texas learned of their freedom. We will have a storytime and Q & A with the author, and do an activity to explore your own histories!
For more info: https://www.pasadenanow.com/weekendr/events/?event_item=241652

Thursday, September 29

Preschool Storytime (Ages 3-5)
Thursday, September 29, 2022
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Event Location: Front Lawn at the Main Library
Cost: Free
Join Altadena Library for outdoor Preschool Storytime. You’ll have fun with books, rhymes and songs that encourage development of early literacy skills in young children. Children ages 3 -5 and their parents/caregivers are welcome.
For more info: https://www.pasadenanow.com/weekendr/events/?event_item=241715

 

Bilingual Circle Time at the Southern California Children’s Museum (All Ages)
Thursday, September 29, 2022
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Event Location: Southern California Children’s Museum
Cost: Free with admission
Enjoy a fun, interactive Spanish-English story time or sing a long! This program is suitable for native speakers and those seeking exposure to a new language.
For more info: https://www.pasadenanow.com/weekendr/events/?event_item=241532

 

STEAM Storytime (Ages 0-5)
Thursday, September 29, 2022
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Event Location: La Pintoresca Branch Library Outside
Cost: Free
Join your child in an exploration of the wonders of the world. Singing, dancing, music, crafts and beautiful books. Storytime will be held outside, if weather permits.
For more info: https://www.pasadenanow.com/weekendr/events/?event_item=241582

 

Toddler Storytime 
Thursday, September 29, 2022
Time: 10:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.
Event Location: South Pasadena Public Library Park
Cost: Free
Join South Pasadena Public Library as its Children’s Librarians read stories, share fingerplays, songs, and flannel board stories! Storytimes will be held outside in the Library Park on the Oxley Street side, weather permitting. 
For more info: https://www.pasadenanow.com/weekendr/events/?event_item=242687 

 

Bounding Boys Program (Ages 5-8)
Thursday, September 29, 2022
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Event Location: Pasadena Dance Theatre
Cost: $240.00
Announcing Pasadena Dance Theatre’s (PDT) new bounding boys program! This program is meant to introduce young boys to the wonderful world of dance in an exciting and fun way! For more info: https://www.pasadenanow.com/weekendr/events/?event_item=242736

 

Sew Fun: Felt Bookmarks (Ages 7-12)
Thursday, September 29, 2022
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Event Location: Altadena Library
Cost: Free
Join Altadena Library to learn hand sewing basics through fun and simple felt crafts! Participants will learn beginner hand sewing stitches and how to use a sewing pattern. No experience necessary! All projects are suitable for beginners but will increase in difficulty. 
For more info: https://www.pasadenanow.com/weekendr/events/?event_item=241716 

 

Video Game Club (Ages 14-19)
Thursday, September 29, 2022
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Event Location: Hastings Branch Library
Cost: Free
Stop in for gaming on the Nintendo Switch. Make new friends while playing games. New experiences and engaging social interaction every week. Must play well with others. Drop by and join the Video Game Club!
For more info: https://www.pasadenanow.com/weekendr/events/?event_item=241587 

 

Metamorphosis: The Art of Insects & Nature (Ages 5-7)
Thursday, September 29, 2022
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m
Event Location: Armory Center for the Arts
Cost: $345.00
Make insect and nature inspired art and costumes, while learning about insect and plant identification and functions. Using a variety of media such as paint, fabric, and papier-mâché, investigate and create the magical world of insects and their many natural habitats. All supplies are provided and included in the price of the class. 
For more info: https://www.pasadenanow.com/weekendr/events/?event_item=241370 

 

Watercolor Illustration: Painting People & Portraits (Ages 6-9)
Thursday, September 29, 2022
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Event Location: Armory Center for the Arts
Cost: $345.00
Learn portraiture techniques as you study a range of portraiture styles, such as self-portraits, observational portraits, abstract portraits, and more! Improve your watercolor painting skills as your focus on creating your own unique portraits of the world around you! All supplies are provided and included in the price of the class.
For more info: https://www.pasadenanow.com/weekendr/events/?event_item=241371

 

Drawing & Painting: Line, Colors, & Patterns (Ages 7-9)
Thursday, September 29, 2022
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Event Location: Armory Center for the Arts
Cost: $345.00
Explore the use of line, colors, and patterns in modern and contemporary art to create our own unique art projects. Draw inspiration from artists such as Andy Warhol, Keith Herring, Kusama, Hirst, Sarah Morris as you expand your skills and create dynamic pieces of your own. All supplies are provided and included in the price of the class. 
For more info: https://www.pasadenanow.com/weekendr/events/?event_item=241372

 

Ceramics: Handbuilding & Wheel Throwing (Ages 9-11)
Thursday, September 29, 2022
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Event Location: Armory Center for the Arts
Cost: $385.00
Learn hand-building and beginning wheel throwing techniques to create functional and nonfunctional ceramic art. Explore clay and various types of glazes and surface textures. All materials and kiln firings are included in the price of the class. Materials are provided and included in the price of the class.
For more info: https://www.pasadenanow.com/weekendr/events/?event_item=241373

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