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Pasadena In Focus
May - June 2009

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Tour the Gamble House and Pasadena Museum of History free during Museums of the Arroyo Day on Sunday, May 17, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. www.museumsofthearroyo.com.

Learn about many of Armenia’s ancient and historic sites during a free presentation Monday, May 18, 7:30 p.m. at Distant Lands, 56 S. Raymond Ave.
449-3220.

An action-packed BMX stunt show and vendor fair Saturday, June 27, 5 p.m. at Pasadena City College’s Jackie Robinson Stadium benefits the Pasadena Police Officers Association’s youth programs. $40 per family. 577-2201.

Crown City Symphony, with guest conductor Robert MacCormick and 14-year-old violist Chandler Yu, presents a free concert honoring library volunteers Friday, May 29, 7:30 p.m. in the Great Hall at Pasadena Central Library, 285 E. Walnut St.
744-4066.

Help honor local heroes at the 38th annual Police & Citizens Awards Luncheon on Thursday, May 21, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Pasadena Convention Center,
300 E. Green Street. $40. 744-4551.

Stroll through Historic Highlands homes near Lake Avenue and Washington Boulevard on Sunday, May 24, from noon to 4 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 that day. www.historichighlands.org or 398-5038 .

Meet at 7:45 a.m. at Gate A at the Rose Bowl Stadium on Wednesday,
June 3, for a 3.3-mile walk with Pasadena’s mayor and special guest Bernard Melekian, Pasadena’s police chief. 831-2980 or www.upandmoving.org.

Show off your athletic skills in softball, archery, swimming, cycling and more during the Pasadena Senior Olympics June 6 to 28. The application deadline is approaching! 685-6754 or www.pasadenaseniorcenter.org.

The Pasadena Pops and Maestra Rachael Worby present the free “Music Under the Stars” Sunday, June 7, on the steps of City Hall. Bring chairs and enjoy food and entertainment starting at 5:30 p.m. before the 7:30 p.m. concert. 793-7172 or www.pasadenasymphony-pops.org.

Caltech’s student chamber ensembles will perform a free concert under the direction of Delores Bing featuring Beethoven’s String Quartet in C Major and Brahms’s Quintet for Clarinet and Strings on Wednesday, June 10, 8 p.m. www.events.caltech.edu or 395-4652.

Learn about training classes and local laws about barking dogs at a meeting hosted by the Code Enforcement Commission on Thursday, June 18, 6 p.m. at Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA, 361 S. Raymond Ave. 744-4633.

The free Pasadena Chalk Festival features 600 artists at Paseo Colorado on Saturday and Sunday, June 20 and 21. Proceeds benefit Light Bringer Project. 795-9100 or www.pasadenachalkfestival.com.

Note: All dates and times listed in Pasadena In Focus are as of the publication date. Please call the numbers listed to confirm information. All phone numbers are in the (626) area code unless otherwise noted