December 22, 2011
Wow, it's Christmas already. I can't believe it. This is a short edition as we are all busy shopping, wrapping presents and making the most of time with our families! If you are last minute shopping, travelling or enjoying some holiday festivities be safe out there, the winds are blowing again!
After the kids Christmas program I'm going to be making reindeer food tonight to help Chippie, our Elf on a Shelf, who will be delivering this as a present for the boys tomorrow morning. Check out ...
We All Know to Leave Cookies for Santa, but What About Rudolph
Let me just tell you, that old Santa needs to go on a diet. Mrs. Claus has let us know that those special hard working reindeer are feeling left out. Oh sure, Santa "claims" that he shares the cookies, but the reindeer have a different story.
Now you can help! Grab a few ingredients out of the cabinet and lets show the reindeer just how much we love them too!
Mix all ingredients together and put in small baggies. Before your kids go ...
1. umoja - to maintain unity in the family and community
2. kujichagulia - self-determination, to be responsible and speak for oneself
3. ujima - collective work and responsibility, to build and maintain a community
4. ujamaa - economic co-operation, to help and profit one ...
Hanukkah Crafting: A Simple Batik Project For Kids With Glue Gel!
Here's a Hanukkah craft that you can do with the kids today, and use for years to come.....Use the simple technique of glue gel batik on old sheets or pillow cases, and make yourself a tablecloth, some holiday pillow covers, drawstring gift bags, cloth napkins....even some curtains would be great! And if you don't sew, you can always tuck under rough edges and iron them in place with iron-on hemming tape! Wouldn't your kids be so proud to have such a big part in making ...
Where: Kidspace Children's Museum 480 N. Arroyo Blvd. Pasadena 91103When: 12/26, 12/27, 12/28Who: Everyone!How: Just show up!Cost: Regular admission.For more info: www.kidspacemuseum.org
Where: Promenade Shops at Westfield Santa Anita 400 S. Baldwin Ave. Arcadia 91007When: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (Through 12/23. Shows at 5p, 6p & 7p)Who: AnyoneHow: Just Show Up!Cost: FREE!For more info: http://www.westfield.com/santaanita/news-and-events
Where: La Pintoresca 1355 N. Raymond Ave Pasadena 91103When: 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM (Every Friday)Who: Kids ages 4-10 yrs.How: Just show up!Cost: FREE!
Where: Lamanda Park Library 140 S. Altadena Drive Pasadena 91107When: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM (Every Saturday)Who: Kids ages 4-10 yrs.How: Just show up!Cost: FREE!
Where: San Rafael Library 1240 Nithsdale Road Pasadena 91105When: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM (Every Saturday)Who: Kids ages 4-10 yrs.How: Just show up!Cost: FREE!
Where: Hill Ave Branch Library 55 S. Hill Ave. Pasadena 91106When: 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM (Every Saturday)Who: Kids ages 4-10 yrs.How: Just show up!Cost: FREE!
Where: Central Library 285 E. Walnut St. Pasadena 91101When: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (Every Saturday)Who: Kids ages 4-10 yrs.How: Just show up!Cost: FREE!
Where: Community Room at The Americana at Brand 889 Americana Way, GlendaleWhen: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM (Every Tuesday)Who: Kids and families.How: Just show up!Cost: FREE!For more info: http://www.americanaatbrand.com/
Wednesday, December 28 through Friday, December 30 - "The Nutcracker" presented by Long Beach Ballet @ Pasadena Convention Center
Where: Pasadena Civic Auditorium, 300 E. Green St. PasadenaWhen: 12/21-12/23Who: Everyone!How: Tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000, via Pasadena Civic Auditorium or at the Box Office.Cost: $21.60 - $85.00For more info: http://www.longbeachballet.com/nutcracker.html
Where: Kidspace Children's Museum 480 N. Arroyo Blvd. Pasadena 91103When: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM (12/31/2011)Who: Everyone!How: Just show up!Cost: Regular admission.For more info: www.kidspacemuseum.org
Where: Sierra Madre Library 440 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre 91024When: 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM (every 2nd Thursday of the month)Who: Elementary school-age kidsHow: Just show up!Cost: FREE!For more info: www.sierrramadre.lib.ca.us
Pasadena Villa Park 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 363 E Villa St, Pasadena 626.449.0179 http://www.pasadenafarmersmarket.org/
Glendale 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. E Wilson Ave at E Broadway, Glendale 818.548.3155
South Pasadena 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. by the Metro Gold Line and Mission St., So. Pasadena CLICK HERE for more info.
South Lake Avenue 3:30 - 7:30 PM Farmer's Market Shoppers Lane on Lake & Del Mar (April 27-Sept ...
Please call or check website before going
Location: The Right Start 370 S. Lake Ave., Pasadena
Start Time: 7:00 PM
Description: Right Start’s resident narrator will wow all of the little ones with an interactive story.
For more information, please call (626) 585-8900.
Location: Hastings Branch Library 3325 E. Orange Grove Blvd., Pasadena (626) 744-7262
Start Time: 7:00 PM
Description: Pajama Story Time! Kids, put on your pajamas & bring your favorite stuffed animal to the library for bedtime stories that are sure to inspire sweet dreams.
Location: Crowell Public Library 1890 Huntington Dr ...
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Monthly Free Museum Days
Page Museum, La Brea Tarpits (1st Tuesday)
Natural History Museum (1st Tuesday - Additional days for September -check website for dates)
Huntington Library, (1st Thursday, tickets required)
Norton Simon Museum (1st Friday, 6-9 pm)
Pasadena Museum of California Art (1st Friday)
Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) (2nd Tuesday)
Autry Center (2nd Tuesday)
Los Angeles County Arboretum (3rd Tuesday)
Japanese American National Museum (3rd Thursday & Target FREE Saturdays - check website for dates)
Pacific Asia Museum (4th Friday)
Kidspace Children's Museum (1st Tuesday)
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