Issues to do within the San Gabriel Valley/Whittier, Feb. 3-10 – San Gabriel Valley Tribune


A Lunar New Year Festival takes place on Feb. 4 in the San Gabriel Mission District. (Google Street View)
A Lunar New 12 months Competition takes place on Feb. 4 within the San Gabriel Mission District. (Google Avenue View)


Here’s a sampling of issues to do within the San Gabriel Valley and Whittier areas, Feb. 3-10.

Go to one of many final working orange groves within the space and choose a bag of the candy stuff from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 4 at La Verne’s Heritage Park. Admission is free and luggage of oranges are $6 every. Mesh luggage and choosing poles are provided. The historic Weber Home is open for excursions from 10 a.m.-noon. Tractor rides are $2 per individual. Venmo or money solely. Location, 5001 Through de Mansion, La Verne. 909-293- 9005. Particulars on Fb:

Black Historical past Month – Pasadena: The town of Pasadena commemorates Black Historical past Month by providing a month-long collection of applications from Pasadena Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Providers Division, Pasadena Public Library, Pasadena Black Historical past Committee, and the Mates of the Pasadena Public Library. There will probably be in-person and digital applications, occasions and actions for all ages. All applications and occasions are free.

Occasions embrace

  • “Celebrating Range by Pictures,” exhibit, Feb. 3-28 on the Hastings Department Library, 3325 E. Orange Grove Blvd., Pasadena.
  • An internet tour of Pasadena landmarks and spots impacted by Black Pasadenans at cityofpasadena.internet/parks-and-rec
  •  A dialogue of Donzaleigh Abernathy’s e-book “Companions to Historical past: Martin Luther King Jr., Ralph David Abernathy and the Civil Rights Motion,” 2 p.m. Feb. 4. Lamanda Park Department Library, 140 S. Altadena Drive. Particulars:
  • A narrative time about Garrett Morgan, the inventor of the visitors sign, and a craft exercise, 2:30 p.m. Feb. 9. San Rafael Department Library, 1240 Nithsdale Highway. Particulars:
  • Pasadena Rose poets rejoice this month with readings, 5 p.m. Feb. 9, on-line on Zoom. Signal as much as obtain the Zoom hyperlink right here:
  • The forty first Annual Black Historical past Parade and Competition —  with the theme “Celebrating Our Excellence, the Legacy of Councilmember John J. Kennedy,” is Southern California’s largest and longest-running Black Historical past parade, 10 a.m. Feb. 18. The parade consists of bands, drill and drum groups, group organizations and dignitaries. Sportscaster Jim Hill is the grand marshal. Parade route: Honest Oaks Avenue at Mountain View Avenue, on Honest Oaks to Robinson Park, 1081 N. Honest Oaks Ave., Pasadena. Following the parade, a pageant options stay bands, group cubicles, dance performances, visitor audio system and meals for buy, noon-4 p.m. 626-744-7300. Particulars:
  • Pasadena Public Library celebrates Black Historical past Month with a wide range of applications and actions for all ages that honor the cultures and contributions of Black People. Particulars, www.pasadenapubliclibrary.internet

For extra info on different Black Historical past Month occasions in Pasadena, 626-744-7311. Particulars:

Grand Nationwide Roadster Present: O’Reilly Auto Elements sponsors the “longest-running indoor automobile present on this planet,” from noon-8 p.m. Feb. 3; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Feb. 4; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Feb. 5. Admission $30 ages 13 and older; $10 ages 6-12; free for ages 5 and youthful (three-day go $90 for ages 13 and older/$30 ages 6-12). Tickets are offered on-line at Fairplex, 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona.

Used E-book Sale at Sierra Madre Library: Mates of the Sierra Madre Library maintain the sale, 3-7 p.m. Feb. 3 and 10 a.m.-2 p.m.  Feb. 4. Seize a $5 bag deal on Feb. 3. Sierra Madre Library, 440 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre. 626-355-7186.

Summer time camp planning: Make plans now on your youngster’s greatest summer time with assist from a “Summer time Alternatives Honest,” 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 4. Discover greater than 100 native, nationwide and worldwide summer time camps and applications for youngsters ages 5-18. Additionally, pre-college applications for highschool college students. Converse with camp administrators and workers and luxuriate in video games, meals and music. Free admission. Westridge College, 324 Madeline Drive, Pasadena.

Have a good time the Lunar New 12 months: KAZN-AM (1300) and town of San Gabriel invitations the group to its Lunar New 12 months pageant, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Feb. 4. Apart from conventional Chinese language dances, there may also be balloon artists, stay leisure and an opportunity to do the Mission District leisure stroll. San Gabriel Mission District, 425 S. Mission Drive. 626-308-2800. Map: months.

Cycle of Poverty: Decrease Depth Theatre and A Noise Inside’s “Noise Now,” current 4 play readings on the subject of social and racial points throughout the cycle of poverty and thru Black, Indigenous, Folks of Shade views, 1:30 p.m. Feb. 4-5. See 4 new performs by Sage Martin, DeLane McDuffie, Vasanti Saxena and Marlow Wyatt. Admission is “pay-what-you-choose” from $10, $15, $25 or $50. A Noise Inside, 3352 E. Foothill Blvd., Pasadena. For extra info, name 626-356-3100.

Vroman’s Bookstore: Aubrey Gordon discusses “You Simply Have to Lose Weight – and Different Myths about Fats Folks,” 6 p.m. Feb. 4 (on-line on Crowdcast; register right here: Kwei Quartey discusses “Final Seen in Lapaz,” 7 p.m. Feb. 7. Amy Meyerson discusses “The Love Scribe,” 7 p.m. Feb. 8. Mark H. Harris discusses “The Black Man Dies First – From Fodder to Oscar” (co-written by Robin R. Means Coleman, PhD), 7 p.m. Feb. 9. Phil Stamper discusses his younger grownup e-book “After Glow,” 7 p.m. Feb. 10. Charmaine Wilkerson discusses “Black Cake,” 7 p.m. Feb. 13. Johnny Compton discusses “The Spite Home,” 7 p.m. Feb. 15. Location, 695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. 626-449-5320.

A lot Ado About Nothing: A Noise Inside presents William Shakespeare’s hilarious and profound rom-com, as directed by Guillermo Cienfuegos. Previews, 2 p.m. Feb. 5; 7:30 p.m. Feb. 8-9 and eight p.m. Feb. 10. Opening evening, 8 p.m. Feb. 11. Present runs 2 p.m. Feb. 12; 8 p.m. Feb. 17; 2 and eight p.m. Feb. 19; 2 p.m. Feb. 19; and dates by March 12. A pre-performance symposium with Miranda Johnson-Haddad is ready for Feb. 8 and is included within the ticket worth. Examine the web site for ticket costs. A Noise Inside, 3352 E. Foothill Blvd., Pasadena. 626-356-3100.

California Worldwide Antiquarian E-book Honest: The fifty fifth honest has greater than 150 booksellers from world wide promoting uncommon books, youngsters’s, trendy first editions, in addition to autographs, ephemera and maps, 3-8 p.m. Feb. 10; 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Feb. 11; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 12. There may also be particular assortment displays together with “What the Hell Is Ukulele Literature?” Admission $25 Feb. 10 (good for all three days); $15 on Feb. 11; $10 on Feb. 12. Pasadena Conference Heart, 300 E. Inexperienced St., Pasadena. and

West Covina Centennial: The town turns 100-years-old and celebrates with a three-day spring pageant with a carnival, Feb. 17-19. One-day limitless experience wristbands can be found for presale on-line; presale ends on Feb. 16. Limitless rides wristbands will probably be $40 on website. Buy wristbands on Eventbrite: Occasion location, South Glendora Avenue in downtown West Covina.

Additionally, an anniversary dinner is ready for six  p.m. Feb. 16. Tickets are $50 per individual or $450 for a desk of 10. Proceeds profit the West Covina Neighborhood Providers Basis that helps social applications and occasions within the metropolis. Reserve a spot by emailing [email protected] Cost info will probably be despatched after a reservation is confirmed. The dinner reservation deadline is Feb. 10. West Covina Sportsplex, 2100 S. Azusa Ave.

Pasadena Competition of Girls Authors: Add your identify to the ready listing for the occasion on March 11. The pageant options Nationwide E-book Award winner Tess Gunty plus Lan Samantha Chang, Nikki Erlick, Karen Pleasure Fowler, Jean Hanff Korelitz, Dolen Perkins-Valdez, Tara Stringfellow and Belinda Huijuan Tang. Pasadena Hilton,168 S. Los Robles Ave.



Dinos Alive Exhibit – An Immersive Expertise: For all ages who love discovering out about dinosaurs. The expertise runs numerous instances and dates: February 3-5; 9-12; 16-20; 23-26. Timed tickets are required. Admission $20 and up. 1345 N. Montebello Blvd., Montebello.

Stranger Issues – The Expertise: The 45-minute immersion in all issues based mostly on the long-lasting Netflix present. Dates: Feb. 3-5; 8-12; 15-19; 22-26. Unlock your energy within the Hawkins Lab, take pleasure in an 80s-style medley of places and fan-favorite moments, together with photograph ops, food and drinks, and work together with performers. If you happen to’ve nonetheless obtained that MTV jacket and shoulder pads, costume prefer it’s the 80s. Minimal really useful age: 13. Tickets begin at $49. Enter the Upside Down at 1345 N. Montebello Blvd., Montebello.;

E-book a citadel go to: Rubel Fortress is an elaborate folk-art medieval citadel within the foothills of Glendora, with five-story tall towers solidly constructed out of junk and river rocks by the late Michael Rubel and his pals. The citadel provides eight scheduled excursions every month. Excursions are two hours lengthy. Admission is $20 for adults; $10 ages 8-18. The property is just not ADA accessible; see web site for particulars. Rubel Fortress, 844 N. Reside Oak Ave., Glendora. Glendora Historic Society voicemail, 626-963-0419.

Hoffmitz Milke Heart for Typography at ArtCenter School of Design: Have a good time Poland’s wealthy heritage of graphic communication in “Polski Projekt.” The exhibition represents the historical past of poster and sort design rising from a society with robust sociopolitical disruptions, a cultural dependence on nationwide traditions and a sluggish tempo of financial and business development. Free admission. The exhibit runs by Feb. 28. ArtCenter School of Design, 950 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena. For extra info, 626-396-2200. Particulars on the exhibit:

Duarte Historic Museum: The Monrovia-Duarte Black Alumni Affiliation show a Black Historical past Month exhibit, “What Is Your Life’s Blueprint? by February. Hours: 1-3 p.m. on the primary and third Wednesdays of the month, and 1-4 p.m. Saturdays. Admission is free/donation. Encanto Park, 777 Encanto Parkway. 626-357-9419.

Monrovia Historic Museum: Discover the museum, 1-4 p.m. Thursday and Sunday. Docent-led excursions can be found. Free admission/donation. The museum is at 742 E. Lemon Ave., Monrovia. 626-357-9537.

Peter and Merle Mullin Gallery – ArtCenter: “Victor Estrada: Purple Mexican,” by Feb. 26. Estrada’s greater than 30-year profession in summary artwork impressed by the cultural panorama of Los Angeles and the Southwest. Free admission. Gallery hours: midday to five p.m. Wednesday to Saturday, at ArtCenter, 1111 S. Arroyo Parkway, Pasadena. ArtCenter, South Campus, 1111 S. Arroyo Parkway, Pasadena. 626-396-2200. Electronic mail: [email protected] Gallery particulars: Exhibit particulars:

Norton Simon Museum: Ongoing particular exhibit: “Ink, Paper, Stone: Six Girls Artists and the Language of Lithography,” by Feb. 13. Additionally, a web based exhibit: “Representing Girls: Gender and Portraiture in seventeenth Century Europe” (view right here Hours: noon-5 p.m. Monday and Thursday-Sunday. Admission $15; $12 ages 62 and older; free for ages 18 and youthful and college students with a sound ID. Location, 411 W. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. 626-449-6840.

USC Pacific Asia Museum: Discover the Sunkal Ceramics Gallery and the particular galleries for artwork of South and Southeast Asia, China, Himalaya, Pacific Island, Japan, Korea and Silk Highway. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday. Admission is by advance timed buy, $10; $7 ages 65 and older and college students with legitimate ID; free for ages 17 and underneath. Additionally, free admission from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursdays and on the second Sunday of the month. 46 N. Los Robles Ave., Pasadena. 626-787-2680.

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