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Pasadena In Focus
September - October 2010

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View artwork by adults with disabilities during two exhibitions: “The Illustrated Miracle Worker” depicting the life of Helen Keller from Sept. 25 to Oct. 25 at The Coffee Gallery, 2029 N. Lake Ave. in Altadena; and drawings representing the adventures of Pinocchio on Friday, Oct. 8, at Pasadena Central Library, 285 E. Walnut St., during ArtNight Pasadena. Call 744-7257 or e-mail jackiescott@cityofpasadena.net for more information..

leaf Bring your pooch to Pasadena Humane Society’s annual Wiggle Waggle Walk around the Rose Bowl Loop Sunday, Sept. 26, 8 a.m. to noon. www.pasadenahumane.org or 792-7151, ext. 167 to register.

leaf Villa Esperanza Services presents Tournament of Hope golf fund-raiser Monday, Sept. 27, with shamble format. 449-2919 or www.tournamentofhope.golfreg.com for pricing and more information.

leaf On Wednesday, Oct. 6, take an indoor or outdoor photo of activities at your favorite Pasadena public library and upload it to www.cityofpasadena.net/library/picture_this. It could become part of an online exhibition celebrating this day in pictures! You may also upload your favorite recollection, past or present. 744-4207.

 leaf The 19th annual Craftsman Weekend sponsored by Pasadena Heritage is Oct. 15 to 17. www.pasadenaheritage.org or 441-6333 for ticket prices and more information.

leaf Practice duck, cover and hold on, check your disaster supplies, review your family emergency plan and more during the Great California Shakeout Oct. 21. www.shakeout.org.

leaf Use your friendly voice as a Holiday Hotline volunteer Dec. 29 through Jan. 4. With a little training you’ll help callers learn where to park an RV, how to nab last-minute parade and game tickets, and more. Call 795-9311 before Nov. 21 to sign up for a shift.

leaf Get a copy of your child’s Pasadena birth certificate for sports league enrollment for $17 from the Public Health Department, 1845 N. Fair Oaks Ave., Mondays through Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 744-6010 or www.cityofpasadena.net/publichealth (click on Downloadable Forms).

leaf Calling all kids: Enjoy puppet shows, stories and more Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. at
Eaton Canyon Nature Center, 1750 N. Altadena Dr. 398-5420.

leaf Register for Pasadena Local Emergency Alert System www.cityofpasadena.net/fire/PLEAS for updates on wildfire danger, red flag parking restrictions and more.

leaf Protect your recyclables by exchanging your current blue-lidded bin for a locking one at a cost of only $2.68 on your regular refuse bills. The bins will be available in October on a first-come, first-served basis for this pilot program. 744-4087.

leaf High-volume water customers – most with very large landscapes – who are eligible for Block 4 and 5 water-use credits may donate their rebates to the Pasadena Educational Foundation, which supports a variety of Pasadena Unified School District programs. If you are eligible, you will receive a special mailing in October with details about this opportunity, recently approved by the Pasadena City Council. 744-6970.

 leaf 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. All events are free unless otherwise noted.