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Family Nature Walk

SATURDAYS 

Enjoy a guided nature walk every Saturday in March with La Jaja Kids at Eaton Canyon Natural Area. Recommended for all ages and families. 

Eaton Canyon Nature Center, 1750 N. Altadena Drive, Pasadena, 9 to 11 a.m., free, lajajakids.com

 

dineLA Restaurant Week

TO APRIL 15

DineLA Restaurant Week is a 15-day dining event showcasing LA’s culinary diversity. Participating restaurants include Alexander’s Steakhouse, Malbec, Shiro Restaurant, Beer and Claw, All India Café, Il Fornaio, Sage Plant Based Bistro and Brewery, and The Kitchen Italian Café and Pizzeria.

Various locations and prices,

discoverlosangeles.com

 

‘Ann’ with Holland Taylor

TO APRIL 24

Written and performed by Emmy Award-winner Holland Taylor, “Ann” pays tribute to Texas Gov. Ann Richards. After successful runs on Broadway and across Texas and Washington, D.C., Holland brings the Tony-nominated performance to Pasadena. 

Pasadena Playhouse, 39 S. El Molina Avenue, Pasadena, see website for ticket prices, various times,

pasadenaplayhouse.org

Butterfly Season at

Kidspace Children’s Museum

TO MAY 31

Start a new spring tradition with the family by adopting painted lady caterpillars from Kidspace Children’s Museum. Take care of the caterpillars for a few weeks to watch them metamorphosize into butterflies. 

Kidspace Children’s Museum, 480 N. Arroyo Boulevard, Pasadena, tickets start at $14.95, kidspacemuseum.org

 

Not the Killers

APRIL 9

This live tribute to the pop band The Killers, known for their hits “Mr. Brightside,” “Read My Mind” and “Somebody Told Me.”

The Mixx, 443 E. Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena, 8 p.m., tickets TBA,

themixxclub.com

 

Rose Bowl Flea Market

APRIL 10

For over 50 years the Rose Bowl Flea Market has been the most well-attended and vendor-profitable flea market in the country. The market is known all over the world because of its quality of vendors, and great shoppers of all ages. 

The Rose Bowl Stadium, 1001 Rose Bowl Drive, Pasadena, $20 for VIP early admission from 5 to 9 a.m., $10 for general admission from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

rosebowlstadium.com

 

Strangeways: A Tribute to

The Smiths and Morrissey

APRIL 14

Strangeways is the perfect way to prep for May’s Cruel World festival at the Rose Bowl featuring Morrissey. Check out Strangeways and its best interpretations of The Smiths and Morrissey’s songs. 

The Mixx, 443 E. Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena, 8:30 p.m., tickets start at $12.50, themixxclub.com

 

Gene Loves Jezebel

APRIL 15

Gene Loves Jezebel will perform hits like “Heartache,” “Desire,” “The Motion of Love,” “Jealous” and “Break the Chain.”

The Mixx, 443 E. Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena, 8:30 p.m., tickets start at $10, themixxclub.com, eventbrite.com

 

Exploring Pasadena: Developing the 10 W. Walnut Exhibit Project

APRIL 19

How do we tell the story of Pasadena’s long-ago neighborhoods, places that were razed and uprooted in the name of “urban renewal”? Join exhibit planner, writer and curator Heather Lindquist for an illustrated presentation on the newly unveiled “10 W. Walnut Exhibit.”

Pasadena Museum of History, 470 W. Walnut Street, Pasadena, $15 general; $10 PMH members, 7 p.m., https://10w_

walnut_presentation.eventbrite.com

 

Helen Hudson

APRIL 23

Helen Hudson warbled her way into the Guinness Book of World Records for singing the anthem at every MLB stadium. Still, she’s taking her original songs on the road. She has opened/performed with entertainers from Don McLean to Billy Crystal but lately is most proud of having taught Kacey Musgraves how to do a handstand.

Coffee Gallery, 2029 Lake Avenue, 

Altadena, $20, 2 p.m., coffeegallery.com

 

The Pasadena Symphony presents 

“Beethoven Symphony No. 5”

APRIL 30

The concert features conductor Keitaro Harada, pianist Valentina Lisitsa and musician James Thatcher, among others. 

Ambassador Auditorium, 131 S. St. John Avenue, Pasadena, tickets start at $35, 

2 p.m. and 8 p.m., pops.org

 

Altadena Guild of Huntington Hospital’s home and garden tour

MAY 1

The 69th annual home and garden tour happens on Mendocino Lane in Altadena, featuring four homes and gardens, vendors, street music, café, car show and community booths. The proceeds go to Huntington Hospital and Huntington Medical Research Center.

Mendocino Lane, Altadena, $40 online, various times, altadenaguild.org