Feb
20
Wed
Chair Yoga Class at Pasadena Senior Center @ Pasadena Senior Center
Feb 20 @ 1:00 pm

A chair yoga class for seniors with mobility issues starts at 1 p.m.

Free Film, STEAM Activity at Central Library @ Pasadena Public Library, Central Branch
Feb 20 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm

In celebration of the Lunar New Year, guests are invited to an interactive story time, crafts and other activities, starting at 3:30 p.m.

Lunar New Year Celebration at Hastings Library @ Pasadena Public Library, Hastings Branch
Feb 20 @ 3:30 pm

In celebration of the Lunar New Year, guests are invited to an interactive story time, crafts and other activities, starting at 3:30 p.m.

Wine & Song Americana Singer/Songwriter Music Series @ Arroyo Seco Golf Course
Feb 20 @ 7:00 pm

Brad Colerick’s weekly singer-songwriter series features Ernest Troost and Lisa Sanders at 7 p.m. Tickets are $12 general admission, $17 for table seating, available on the website.

Feb
21
Thu
Heart-Healthy Eating Discussion at Pasadena Senior Center @ Pasadena Senior Center
Feb 21 @ 10:00 am

Regal Medical Group representatives offer tips on heart-healthy eating, starting at 10 a.m.

Black History Month Poetry Readings at Lamanda Park Library @ Pasadena Public Library, Lamanda Park Branch
Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm

In a Black History Month event, the Rose City Poets celebrate past and present African-American poets who have impacted poetry, with readings starting at 7 p.m.

Book Release Event at Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse @ Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse
Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm

Author D.J. Williams appears for the pre-release launch of his new book, “The Auctioneer” at 7 p.m.

Book Signing at Vroman’s @ Vroman's Bookstore
Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm

Ari Seth Cohen discusses and signs “Advanced Love” at 7 p.m.

Jazz at the Blue Guitar @ Arroyo Seco Golf Course
Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm

The club at Arroyo Seco Golf Course presents Louie Cruz Beltran & His Latin Jazz Band at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20, available on the website.

San Gabriel Valley Orchid Hobbyists Meeting @ Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden
Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm

The club meets at 7 p.m., with speaker Dylan Hannon, curator of the Conservatory and tropical collections at the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens discussing his travels in Columbia. The meeting is free and open to the public.

Feb
22
Fri
Sierra Madre Playhouse “Stuart Little”Event @ Vroman's Hastings Ranch
Feb 22 @ 6:00 pm

In advance of the March opening of its production “Stuart Little,” part of its Theater for Young Audiences series, the Playhouse invites guests to meet cast members and the director, as children from local elementary schools discuss their ideas for improving the world, from inventions to tackling global problems, starting at 6 p.m. A craft session and refreshments are included. Free.

Book Signing at Vroman’s @ Vroman's Bookstore
Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm

Alan Brennert discusses and signs “Daughter of Moloka’i” at 7 p.m.

Winter Music Series at Boston Court @ Boston Court Pasadena
Feb 22 @ 8:00 pm

Boston Court’s Winter Music Series presents the young, conductorless orchestra Delirium Musicum, performing works in a range from Baroque and classical music to new works by Composer-in-Residence Gianluca Bersanetti, starting at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 to $35.

Feb
23
Sat
Santa Anita Park Chili Cook-Off @ Santa Anita Park
Feb 23 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm

The annual event features 10 chili tastings, craft beer or wine, a $5 betting voucher, Club House admission, access to trackside seating, a racing program, and a wagering tip sheet. It runs from noon to 4:30 p.m. Tickets are $30, available on the website. Proceeds benefit charitable organization Foothill Unity Center.

Family Science Fiction Film Classics at Central Library @ Pasadena Public Library, Central Branch
Feb 23 @ 2:00 pm

Family science fiction film classics screen at 2 p.m. on select Saturdays. Saturday’s film is “Time After Time” (1979).

Linda Vista Teen Book Club @ Pasadena Public Library, Linda Vista Branch
Feb 23 @ 3:00 pm

The LV Teen Book Club meets to discuss “Daughter of Smoke and Bone” by Laini Taylor at 3 p.m.

Book Signing at Vroman’s @ Vroman's Bookstore
Feb 23 @ 5:00 pm

Marissa Kennerson discusses and signs “Tarot” 5 p.m.

Feb
24
Sun
St. Baldrick’s Foundation Head-Shaving Event Cancer Benefit @ Rockin' Rollers
Feb 24 @ 1:00 pm

The foundation hosts a head-shaving event to raise funds for childhood cancer research, starting at 1 p.m. Register on the website.

Caltech Wind Orchestra Concert @ Occidental College Thorne Hall
Feb 24 @ 3:30 pm

The orchestra presents its spring concert, “Pictures at an Exhibition,” featuring trumpet virtuoso Jens Lindemann, along with Caltech Chamber Ensembles, starting at 3:30 p.m. in Thorne Hall. Free; no reservations required.

Jazz ‘n Paz Concert @ Neighborhood Unitarian Universalist Church
Feb 24 @ 5:00 pm

The concert features Black Market Reverie, with its unique combination of New Orleans bayou and French cabaret jazz, starting at 5 p.m. Tickets are $25 in advance, $28 at the door.