A Little Taste of Home: September Calendar of Events - Think RE*Link: San Gabriel Valley Real Estate

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SEPTEMBER CALENDAR OF EVENTS

COMEDY HOUR
September 8 | 7PM
The Lodge
33 E. Sierra Madre Blvd. > Sierra Madre

Comedy Night will be a family-friendly show that will keep you laughing. The line-up includes fan-favorite stand-up comedians and 2012 Best Improv group Secret City Comics Society. Admission: $8 online, $10 at door.

323.573.3579 | brownpapertickets.com/event/258635

 

OBSERVE THE MOON NIGHT
September 22 | After dark
Myrtle Ave. & Lime Ave. intersection > Monrovia

Weather permitting (the sky needs to be clear), we will set up telescopes and celebrate Observe the Moon Night. Although our telescopes, big as they are, cannot see through clouds, the moon will still show through even if a thin layer of haze appears. There is never any charge to look through our telescopes.

sidewalk@otastro.com | otastro.org

 

THE WIGGLE WAGGLE WALK
September 30 | 8AM-1PM
Brookside Park
360 N. Arroyo Blvd. > Pasadena

Join thousands of animal lovers and their canine companions for the Pasadena Humane Society and SPCA’s 14th Annual Wiggle Waggle Walk—a fundraiser for animals! Located at Brookside Park, just south of the Rose Bowl, the Wiggle Waggle Walk is a one- or
three-mile route around the Rose Bowl starting at 9 a.m. Your efforts help provide quality food, safe shelter, and veterinary care for the 12,000 animals the Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA cares for every year. NEED A TEAM? > Join Team Dorry! Contact Vance Weisbruch for more information at 626.233.5207.

626.792.7151 | pasadenahumane.org

 

PASADENA MUSEUM OF CALIFORNIA ART 10TH BIRTHDAY PARTY!
September 22 | 12-5PM
Pasadena Museum of California Art
490 E. Union St. > Pasadena

Spend the afternoon at the Pasadena Museum of California Art with hands-on workshops for all ages, live performances, DJs and video art, a beer garden, food trucks, refreshments and a birthday cake! The PMCA 10th Birthday Party and is FREE and open to the public.

626.568.3665 | pmcaonline.org

 

BETTER PHOTOS NOW! LEVEL 1
September 8 | 2:30PM
Samy’s Camera Edu
41 E. Walnut St. > Pasadena

Photographer Gregg Cobarr’s workshop is a crash course in people photography. In this very popular class students will learn how to take manual control of their camera. Gregg will demo shooting in various lighting set ups with his lovely model and then the class will have an opportunity to apply what they’ve learned.

323.456.4564 | samysedu.eventbrite.com

 

VINTAGE PAPER FAIR
September 22, 23 | Times vary
Glendale Civic Auditorium
1401 N. Verdugo Rd. > Glendale

FREE admission both days! The Vintage Paper Fair holds the biggest antique paper shows on the West Coast. Enjoy old postcards, photography, Victorian Trade Cards, labels, brochures, scrapbooks, greeting cards, prints and many other types of old, collectible paper. There are items in all price ranges.

415.814.2330 | vintagepaperfair.com/glendale.html

 

PACIFIC ASTRONOMY AND TELESCOPE SHOW
September 22, 23 | Times vary
Pasadena Convention Center
300 E. Green St. > Pasadena

Gather for lectures by Griffith Observatory’s Ed Krupp, exhibits by telescope manufacturers, a Saturday night star party, all in an easy to reach urban setting.

626.449.7360 | rtmcastronomyexpo.org

 

BODDY’S BIG BACKYARD
September 3 | 9AM-5PM
Descanso Gardens
1418 Descanso Dr. > La Cañada Flintridge

Join us for Descanso’s annual Labor Day celebration. Rachel Young will lead a tour of the California Garden at 10 a.m. and Latin guitar world-fusion band, Incendio, will play from noon to 2 p.m. in the Under the Oaks Theater. Bring a picnic for lunch on the Main Lawn, or purchase barbecue foods from Patina, between 11 am and 3 pm. All events are free with regular admission.

818.949.7984 | descansogardens.org

 

FARMER DAYS
September 1-3 | Times vary
Kidspace Children’s Museum
480 N. Arroyo Blvd. > Pasadena

Kids can churn butter, pet animals, and bring in the crops at this down-home end-of-summer event.

626.449.9144 | kidspacemuseum.org

 

GREATEST HITS OF THE 15TH, 16TH, AND 17TH CENTURIES CONCERT
September 8 | 7:30PM
The Folly Bowl
1601 E. Loma Alta Dr. > Altadena

Three players, three countries, three centuries—come to the gorgeous Folly Bowl and enjoy the music of Stacey Helley (mezzo), Jason Yoshida (lute and theorbo), and Aki Nishiguchi (Renaissance and baroque recorders). Bring a pillow/blanket, and prepare to pack out what you’ve brought in so the bears don’t visit.

altadenablog@gmail.com | events.podley.com/music

 

L.A. COUNTY FAIR
Aug. 31-Sept. 30 | Times vary
Pomona Fairplex
1101 W. McKinley Ave. > Pomona

Visit the L.A. County Fair and experience the magic that has fueled this 90-year Los Angeles tradition with an astounding assortment of exciting exhibits plus everyone’s classic favorites!

909.623.3111 | lacountyfair.com/2012

 

THE 2012 PASADENA FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS, “CREATING BEYOND…”
September 15, 16 | Sat. 10-6 & Sun. 11-6
Paseo Colorado Promenade
280 E. Colorado Blvd. > Pasadena

The 2012 Pasadena Festival of the Arts, “Creating Beyond…” features only juried fine arts, truly handcrafted works, entertainment, and gourmet edibles. This is a FREE event.

909.941.7100 | laydback.com

 

FOOD FESTIVALS

TASTE OF THE VILLAGE
September 13 | 5-9PM
Glendora Village
Glendora Ave. between Foothill Blvd. and
Bennett Ave. > Glendora

Glendora Village restaurants offer a variety of cuisines and tastes—Italian, Californian, fine wines, saucy barbecue, hard-to-resist sweets and much more—at the annual “Taste of the Village” accompanied by al fresco live music. Village merchants host open houses for strolling “Taste” guests, and gift giveaways in the Village Plaza are part of the fun.

Tickets: $20|glendora-taste-of-the-village.com

 

PASADENA GREEK FEST
September 14, 15, 16 | Times vary
Santa Anita Race Track
285 W. Huntington Dr. > Arcadia

Please join us for a weekend of fine Greek Cuisine, culture, music, dance and fun for the entire family. Each year the outstanding Pasadena Greek Fest, features delicious Greek cuisine, church tours, entertainment, dancing, carnival-style games for the kids, and a host of other activities.

Admission: $5, free for children under 12.
626.600.1672 | pasadenagreekfest.org

 

MUMBO GUMBO FOOD AND MUSIC FESTIVAL
September 16 | 3-7PM
Boston Court
70 N. Mentor Ave. > Pasadena

Join Chef Claud Beltran for the 6th Annual “Mumbo Gumbo Fest” with live entertainment and dancing. Beltran, Chef of Noir Food and Wine, will prepare pot-loads of his famous Louisiana gumbo and buckets of his mouth-watering seasoned shrimp. There will be three outstanding bands shredding out classic Americana styles of blues, jazz and folk music. Proceeds from the festival benefit Rosemary’s Children Services Cottage.

Tickets: $49
626.683.8243 | gumbofestpasadena.com

 

A TASTE OF OLD PASADENA
September 18 | 5:30-9PM
Old Pasadena
100 E. Green St., Ste. 100 > Pasadena

Proudly presented by the Pasadena Foothills Association of REALTORS® Charitable Foundation, “A Taste of Old Pasadena” will benefit local community-based charities. Holders of the $30 tickets will be able to visit any participating restaurant and sample a taste of their fare.

Tickets: $30
626.795.2455 | pfarcf.org

 

TASTE OF ARCADIA
September 24 | 5:30-9PM
L.A. County Arboretum and Botanic Garden
301 S. Baldwin Ave. > Arcadia

Combine California casual with classy ambiance and the “get up and dance” sounds of Cold Duck, and you have a recipe for Arcadia’s signature event! The “Taste of Arcadia” will dish up fare from over 30 restaurants for a good cause. The fundraising event will include a non-host bar, raffle drawing, and live music. It’s a festive kind of environment, with food, fun and fellowship. Part of the proceeds will be given to the business community and the Los Angeles Arboretum Foundation.

Tickets: $40-$60
626.447.2159 | arcadiacachamber.org

About Ryan Asao

Ryan Asao is a Monrovia real estate agent and founder of Think RE*Link. Ryan currently serves as President of his local BNI and Toastmasters chapter and is a board member of the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals - MSELA Chapter and Mt. San Antonio College Foundation. He is also President Emeritus of the Arcadia Association of Realtors. When he's not working, Ryan is deeply involved with the activities of his family, volunteering with local schools and soccer organizations.

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