April 5, 2012
- Publisher's Note: Easter Events and More
- It's Time To Start Thinking About Swim Lessons
- Alternative Ideas to Fill Your Easter Baskets
- Kids In The Kitchen Health Parade
- Macaroni Shines
- This Week's Picks
- This Week's Calendar
- Plan Ahead
- Forget the Store Bought Kit and Color Your Eggs
- It's Time To Plan For Summer
- FREE Museum Days in Los Angeles
- MKP MarketPlace: For Sale/ Wanted and More
- San Gabriel Valley Area Farmer's Markets
- FREE M, W, F Storytimes in San Gabriel Valley
- FREE T/TH Storytimes in San Gabriel Valley
- FREE Weekend Storytimes in San Gabriel Valley
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For your littlest ones:Ages Newborn-2 - Line the basket with a small tag-style blanket or other blanket. Buy a yard of fabric in an Easter print and just serge the edges! Fold it up to fit inside ...
Junior League volunteers will lead children along a parade route through an array of ...
Be a Good Cookie this May
Though her son was in the fight of his life, Gretchen knew then that, as his mother, she must do everything in ...
Where: LA Zoo & Botanical Gardens 5333 Zoo Drive LA 90027When: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM (4/6, 4/7, 4/8)Who: Everyone!How: Just show up!Cost: Free with regular admission. Face painting & Big Bunny photos are available for a nominal fee.For more info: http://lazoo.org/
Where: MakeSpace ARTS 2797 E. Foothill Blvd. Ste. 100 Pasadena 91107When: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (4/6/4012)Who: Everyone!How: Just park on the street and come in! Ages 2-5 from 10a-1p and ages K-12 from 3:30-5pCost: FREE!For more info: Visit www.makespacearts.com
Where: Arcadia Par 3 Golf Course 620 E. Live Oak Ave. ArcadiaWhen: 7:00 PM (4/6/2012)Who: Middle & High School Students, ParentsHow: Just show up! Don't forget to bring current student ID to redeem prize for finding the "Special Eggs"!Cost: FREE!For more info: Arcadia Recreation & Community Services Dept. 626.574.5113
Where: Recreation Park 620 S. Shamrock Ave. Monrovia 91016When: 4/7/2012Who: Families!How: Just show up! Registration starts at 9:45a. Egg hunts are scheduled by age groups, beginning with young egg hunters at 10:10a & the ending with 14-16 yr olds at 12:40p.Cost: FREE!
Where: LA County Arboretum 301 N. Baldwin Ave., ArcadiaWhen: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM (4/7/2012)Who: Everyone!How: Just show up!Cost: Regular admission fees plus suggested $3 donation.
Where: Robinson Park 1081 N. Fair Oaks Ave. PasadenaWhen: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM (4/7/2012)Who: Everyone!How: Just show up!Cost: FREE!For more info: 626.744.7330
Where: Arcadia County Park 405 South Santa Anita Ave. Arcadia 91006When: 11:00 AM (4/7/2012)Who: Kids ages pre-K to 5th gradeHow: Just show up!Cost: FREE!For more info: Arcadia Recreation & Community Services Dept: 626.574.5113
Where: Garfield Park, South PasadenaWhen: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (4/7/2012)Who: Everyone!How: Priority registration for S.Pas residents starts 2/22.Open registration starts on 3/8. Visit the Recreation office (815 Mission St) or call 626.403.7380 to reserve your children's spot.Cost: $5 per childFor more info: Visit the S.Pas Recreation office (815 Mission St) or call 626.403.7380
Where: Villa-Parke Community Center, 363 E. Villa St. PasadenaWhen: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM (4/7/3012)Who: Kids ages 1-12How: Just show up! The egg hunt schedule is as follows: ages 1-3 @ 12:30p; ages 4-6 @ 1p; ages 7-9 @ 1:45p; ages 10-12 @ 2:15pCost: FREE!
Where: Kidspace Children's Museum 480 N. Arroyo Blvd. Pasadena 91103When: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM (4/8/2012 - 11a, 12:30p, 2p)Who: Everyone!How: Registration required & is non-refundable. Spaces are limited.Cost: Egg hunts are $4 per child plus general admission.For more info: www.kidspacemuseum.org
Where: Kidspace Children's Museum 480 N. Arroyo Blvd. Pasadena 91103When: 3/17-4/29Who: Everyone!How: Just show up!Cost: Regular Admission plus $4 for a caterpillar care kit. Pls bring an empty shoebox to use to build your habitat.For more info: www.kidspacemuseum.org
Where: The Americana at Brand 889 Americana Way GlendaleWhen: 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM (Daily 3/23 - 4/8 from 12-8p)Who: Everyone!How: Just show up!Cost: Photos package prices range from $20-35.
Where: La Pintoresca Library 1355 N. Raymond Ave Pasadena 91103When: 3:30 PM (4/5/2012)Who: Kids ages 4-8How: Call for reservations: 626.744.7268Cost: FREE!For more info: 626.744.7268
Where: Santa Anita Race Track 285 W. Huntington Dr. Arcadia 91007When: 4/7/2012Who: Everyone!How: REGISTER HERECost: Adult entry =$30 by 3/31; $32 after 3/31; $35 on race day Youth entry (18&U)= $15 by 3/31; $20 after 3/31 & on race day REGISTER HEREFor more info: http://www.kinaneevents.com/EVENTS/SA/index.htm
Where: The Rose Pavilion at Descanso Gardens 1418 Descanso Dr., La Cañada FlintridgeWhen: 4/7 (10a, noon) & 4/8 (10a, 11:30a & 1p)Who: Everyone!How: Reservations required. Deadline is 4/3. http://patinagroup.com/cart/descanso_gardens/descanso_gardens.phpCost: $44 members, $52 nonmembers; $19 children 4 to 12; free 3 & younger.For more info: Call 818-949-4200 or visit www.descansogardens.org
Where: Nature's Table at Descanso Gardens 1418 Descanso Dr., La Cañada FlintridgeWhen: 10:30 AM (on Tues & Sat from 4/7 through 6/30)Who: Kids ages 2+How: Just show up!Cost: Free with general admissionFor more info: Call 818-949-4200 or visit www.descansogardens.org
Where: Lakeshore Learning Store 3848 E. Foothill Blvd. Pasadena 91107When: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM (Every Saturday)Who: Kids ages 3+How: Just show up!Cost: FREE!For more info: 626-356-3848, www.lakeshorelearning.com
Where: Central Library 285 E. Walnut St. Pasadena 91101When: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (4/7/2012)Who: Kids ages 4-10 yrs.How: Just show up!Cost: FREE!
Where: Arcadia Public Library 20 W. Duarte Rd. Arcadia 91007When: 2:30 PM (4/7/2012)Who: Everyone!How: Just show up!Cost: FREE!
Where: South Pasadena Library 1100 Oxley St. South PasadenaWhen: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (4/9/2012)Who: Kids ages 5 - 10 yearsHow: Sign-ups are required. Call 626.403.7358 to register.Cost: FREE!For more info: Sign-ups are required. Call 626.403.7358 to register.
Where: The Americana at Brand on the Main Lawn 889 Americana Way, Glendale (In the event of rain, please go to the Community Room.)When: 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/
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
Where: Memorial Park & Armory Center for the Arts 145 N. Raymond Ave. Pasadena 91103When: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM (4/14/2012)Who: Everyone!How: Just show up!Cost: FREE!For more info: http://ww2.cityofpasadena.net/waterandpower/earthday/
Where: Central Library 285 E. Walnut St. Pasadena 91101When: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (4/14/2012)Who: TeensHow: Just show up!Cost: FREE!
Where: Madison Elementary School 515 E. Ashtabula St. Pasadena 91104When: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (4/14/2012)Who: Kids and their parents / caretakersHow: Visit www.myJLP.com or call 626.796.0244Cost: FREE!For more info: Visit www.myJLP.com or call 626.796.0244
Where: The South Pasadena Farmers' Market is located at the juncture of Meridian Avenue and El Centro Street in South Pasadena, next to the Metro Gold Line Mission Station. The Market is held every Thursday, rain or shine, 4-8p DST and 4-7p PST.When: 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM (4/19/2012)Who: Everyone!How: Just show up!Cost: FREE!
Where: Arcadia Public Library 20 W. Duarte Rd. Arcadia 91007When: 6:30 PM (4/19/2012)Who: Everyone!How: Just show up!Cost: FREE!
Organic Easter Egg Coloring
We're Seeking Great Summer Opportunties
It's hard to believe, but it's that time again ... time to start making plans for the summer activities.
Check out just a few of the fabulous SUMMER CAMPS we have in our area! We are lucky to have some amazing camp options, and they are ready for you to register!
We have only just begun gathering our list so if you are a local summer camp that would like to be a Macaroni Kid Featured Summer Camp, let us know. We reach nearly 2,000 weekly subscribers with ...
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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)
Classified Listings for Items of Interest to Pasadena Area Families
For Sale: Maclaren Techno XT. Excellent Condition (grey and purple) $100 not negotiable! Contact [email protected] for additional photos and information if interested.
Do you have a gently used Bumbleride stroller for sale? Is your neighborhood having a yard sale this weekend? Are you a nanny seeking employment? Advertise in Macaroni Kid Pasadena's new MKP Marketplace! This is your opportunity to reach over 1,400 local families who are interested in the items and services you have to offer!
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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 ...
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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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Location: Pottery Barn Kids 511 South Lake Ave., Pasadena, (626) 405-1743
Start Time: 11:00 - 11:30 AM
Description: Kids of all ages.
Location: Pasadena Public Library 285 E. Walnut St., Pasadena (626) 744-4066 option 4. Registration required.
Start Times: 9:30, 10:00, 11:00 AM
Description: Story time for infants, 0-17 months.
Start Time: 10:00 AM & 11:00 AM
Description: Story time for toddlers.
Location: Hill Ave. Branch Library 55 S. Hill Ave., Pasadena (626) 744-7264
Start Time: 10:30 - 11:15 AM
Description: Join us ...
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Location: Vroman’s Bookstore 695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena (626) 449-5320
Start Time: 10:00 AM
Description: Story time for toddlers and preschoolers with Mr. Steve.
Location: Pasadena Public Library 285 E. Walnut St., Pasadena (626) 744-4066
Start Time: 10:00 AM
Description: A story time for preschoolers with stories, songs, finger plays, flannel board stories, and a short video. For ages 3-5 & their families. No registration required.
Location: Glendale Central Library 222 E. Harvard St. Glendale (818) 548-2030
Start Time: 10:30 AM
Description: Stories, songs and finger ...
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