Author: Patricia Cunliffe

Toddlers and other kids learn the best of what team athletics has to offer through Hot Shots Sports

As with most worthwhile enterprises, Hot Shots Sports was founded to help meet a need. In 2000, Jacques and Hermalina Bolton’s son, Joshua, was a late walker at age 2. Otherwise coordinated and sports minded, the one certain way to get him up and walking was to hand him a basketball. It was then that they realized their son, and other children, might benefit from a program of sports fundamentals for his age group, which did not exist at the time. Fortunately for Joshua, Jacques was the director of the Pasadena YMCA, having created one of the first sports...

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Open Studios Tour features 69 artists at 31 locations around Altadena

There is nothing more inspiring than to watch a small grassroots endeavor that by hard work and cumulative effort begins to take on a life of its own. Such is the case with Open Studios Alta/Pasa/Dena. Patrick Gothard is an Altadena painter and his wife, Mary, a quilter and photographer. What began in 2013 as a simple conversation about so many artists living in the area sparked the idea in Mary’s head to begin a tour of the various artists’ studios.  On Saturday, June 3, and Sunday, June 4, the 2017 Open Studios Tour will be showing works by...

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THIS WEEK’S COVER

Upcoming Events

Dec
13
Wed
7:00 pm Book Signing at Vroman’s @ Vroman's Bookstore
Book Signing at Vroman’s @ Vroman's Bookstore
Dec 13 @ 7:00 pm
Michele Zack discusses and signs “Lisu: Far from the Ruler” at 7 p.m.
Dec
14
Thu
10:00 am Nutrition for Healthy Eyes at Pa... @ Pasadena Senior Center
Nutrition for Healthy Eyes at Pa... @ Pasadena Senior Center
Dec 14 @ 10:00 am
A free health fair offers glucose, blood pressure and blood sugar screenings, hearing screenings, counseling and community health resources, from 9 to 11 a.m. Free films screen at 1 p.m. on select Fridays. Friday’s film[...]
2:30 pm Wildflower “Superbloom” Garden T... @ The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens
Wildflower “Superbloom” Garden T... @ The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens
Dec 14 @ 2:30 pm
A garden talk features Kathy Musial, the Huntington’s curator of living collections discussing last spring’s “super bloom” of California wildflowers in an illustrated lecture, with images from Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Joshua Tree National Park,[...]
3:30 pm Votive Candle Decorating at Hill... @ Pasadena Public Library, Hill Avenue Branch
Votive Candle Decorating at Hill... @ Pasadena Public Library, Hill Avenue Branch
Dec 14 @ 3:30 pm
Guests of all ages can create votive holiday candles for the holidays, with LED lights, all materials provided, at 3:30 p.m.
4:30 pm Bob Baker Marionette Theater Hol... @ One Colorado
Bob Baker Marionette Theater Hol... @ One Colorado
Dec 14 @ 4:30 pm
Kids and families can enjoy the Bob Baker Marionette Theater Holiday Show at 4:30 p.m. Free.

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