WRITING WISH

Teens who are interested in writing and who want to meet others who share the passion are invited to an informal session to perform writing exercises, discuss writing and share ideas from 6 to 7:30 p.m. today, Dec. 28, at the Pasadena Public Library’s Central Branch, 285 E. Walnut St., Pasadena. Call (626) 744-4066 or visit cityofpasadena.net/library.     

YOUNG DIVA

Talented songstress Liela Avila and her band perform Top 40, Motown, folk and R&B covers at 10 p.m. Saturday at Kings Row Gastropub, 20 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. No cover. Call (626) 793-3010 or visit kingsrowpub.com. 

SPIRITUAL NEW YEAR’S EVE

All Saints Church New Year’s Eve service features Canterbury Choir soloists performing music of Nordquist and the Rev. Mike Kinman preaches, starting at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at 132 N. Euclid Ave., Pasadena. Childcare is available. Call (626) 796-1172 or visit allsaints-pas.org. 

SEASONAL CELEBRATION

Test your brain and have fun with Action Trivia at 8 p.m. Tuesday at T. Boyle’s Tavern, 37 N. Catalina Ave., Pasadena. Free. Call (626) 578-0957 or visit tboylestavern.com.