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Pasadena In Focus
July - August 2010

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  • Step onto the Colorado Street Bridge for music and dancing, vintage cars, food and children’s activities on Saturday, July 10, from 6 to 11 p.m. 441-6333 or www.pasadenaheritage.org for ticket prices and information.
  • Enjoy free films Wednesdays at 1 p.m. in the Donald R. Wright Auditorium at Pasadena Central Library, 285 E. Walnut St.: “Meet Me in St. Louis” July 14, “In the Good Old Summertime” July 21, “The Wizard of Oz” July 28, “All Roads Lead Home” Aug. 4, “Moondance Alexander” Aug. 11, “Up” Aug. 18 and “Monsters vs. Aliens” Aug. 25.
  • Float on a raft or set a chair on the deck to watch the latest kids’ flicks on Saturday, July 17, and Saturday, Aug. 21, at 8:15 p.m. at the Rose Bowl Aquatics Center. Refreshments will be sold. 564-0330 or www.rosebowlaquatics.org.
  • Meet a holistic health coach and “raw food” expert Wednesday, July 21, and talk about sustainable food Wednesday, Aug. 25, during Eco Community Dialogs at 7 p.m. at 33 S. Catalina Ave., Suite 104. www.ecocommunitydialogues.com or 795-0376.
  • Teens can share ideas at Day One’s free Youth Summit Tuesday, Aug. 17, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., at PCC’s Community Education Center, 3035 E. Foothill Blvd. Watch for flyers, call 229-9750 or visit www.dayonepasadena.com.
  • Get yourself dirty at the L.A. Mud Run on Saturday, Aug. 21 at the Rose Bowl, with a muddy 5K obstacle course in and around the stadium plus a kids’ run. Entry fee required. Register at www.ecomudruntour.com/lamudrun or (949) 981-7760.
  • Pasadena children and teens can enjoy free and low-cost amusement park trips, amuseum tours, camping expeditions, college tours and more during Day One’s annual Youth Month in August. www.dayonepasadena.com or 229-9750.
  • Robinson Park offers a safe place for children in grades 1 to 8 with homework help, recreation, sports, tutoring and more every Monday through Thursday after school beginning Sept. 13. Register your kids or volunteer by calling 744-7501.
  • Check www.crimemapping.com/map/ca/pasadena for stats on what kinds of crimes are happening in the city, and where. It’s part of Pasadena Police Department’s new e-policing effort to share information with the community. 744-4537.
  • Polish the skills needed to become an effective leader through the Pasadena Neighborhood Leadership Institute, Tuesdays from 6 to 9 p.m. starting in September. Apply early, only 20 openings! 744-7290.
  • Get up and moving with Pasadena’s mayor at 7:30 a.m. the first Wednesday of every month (except January) for a walk around the Rose Bowl Loop. Meet at the stadium’s Gate A. 797-7238 or www.upandmoving.org.
  • Pasadena Pacers is a running club that meets Saturday mornings at 7 a.m. in the parking lot at Rose Bowl Aquatics Center. There are no fees and no formalities. All levels of ability are welcome. 792-1221 or www.pasadenapacers.org.
  • Note: All events are free unless otherwise noted. All dates and times listed in Pasadena In Focus are as of the publication date. Call the numbers listed to confirm information. All phone numbers are in the (626) area code unless otherwise noted.