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Aug. 24 – Aug. 30

The uber-popular Street Food Cinema is coming to the Arboretum. – Courtesy photo / Heather Harvey (CC BY-SA 2.0) 

EDITOR’S PICK

Street Food Cinema Screening at Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden, Aug. 25 at 8:30 p.m. (301 N. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia, CA 91007). This will be an outdoor screening of the comedy “Bridesmaids” with live music before the showing by the band Curtsy. Advanced tickets in the reserved section are $19 for adults and $11 for children six to 12-years-old, advanced general tickets are $14 for adults and $6 for children. For more information, visit streetfoodcinema.com. – ARCADIA

Your weekly events

Aug. 24

DSB Blues Dance at Do Something Blue, Aug. 24 from 8:30 p.m. – 1 a.m. (740 E. Green St., Pasadena, CA 91106). Enjoy a night of social dancing, blues music, and enter a raffle for passes to Do Something Blue or Third Saturday Swing. The cover charge is $10 if you pay in cash (no bills larger than $20 accepted) or $11 if you use credit. The cover charge includes dance lessons from 8:30 – 9:15 p.m. For more information, visit facebook.com/DoSomethingBlue. – PASADENA

Friday Paint Night with Will Loya at Craft Sierra Madre, Aug. 24 from 7 – 9 p.m. (49 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre, CA 91024). De-stress and unwind while you learn to paint still life portraits inspired by Frida Kahlo. Tickets are $55 and all materials will be provided. Registration is required and can be done at craftsierramadre.com/book-online. For more information, call (626) 921-0330 or visit craftsierramadre.com. – SIERRA MADRE

Couples Romantic Date Night at Sauté Culinary Academy, Aug. 24 from 7 – 10 p.m. (150 E. Colorado Blvd., Monrovia, CA 91016). Spend an evening with your partner learning to cook Thai food. Tickets are $75 per person. For more information, visit sauteacademy.com. – MONROVIA

Aug. 25

Brick Fest Live Lego Fan Experience at the Pasadena Convention Center, Aug. 25 – 26 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (300 E. Green St., Pasadena, CA 91101). This event is filled with hands-on attractions and activities engineered to inspire, educate, and entertain. A VIP day pass is $39.50, a day pass is $27, and an afternoon pass is $19. Children two-years-old and younger enter for no charge. For more information, visit eventbrite.com or visitpasadena.com. – PASADENA

The 16th annual American Lebanese Cultural Festival at Santa Anita Park, Aug. 25 noon – midnight (285 W. Huntington Drive, Arcadia, CA 91007). Experience Lebanese food, live music from featured singers Massani and Fidel Fayad, cultural booths, and enter a raffle for a chance to win a 2018 Mercedes-Benz. This event is free but parking is $10 through Gate #6. For more information, call (310) 275-6634. – ARCADIA

Tea and Verse at The Four Seasons Tea Room, Aug. 25 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. (75 N. Baldwin Ave., Sierra Madre, CA 91024). Enjoy vibrant poetry and lively discussion with performances and readings by Until, Jasmine Colbert, Totress Beasley, and more. Tickets are $35 which includes the price of the tea service, tax, and gratuity can be purchased through eventbrite.com. For more information, please contact Jasmine Colbert at jncolbert2016@gmail.com. – SIERRA MADRE

Aug. 26

Summer Concert at Library Park, Aug. 26 from 7 – 8:30 p.m. (321 S. Myrtle Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016). Pack your lawn chairs and blankets for a night of ‘70s and ‘80s rock music courtesy of Yachty by Nature. This event is free for the public. For more information, visit cityofmonrovia.org. – MONROVIA

Aug. 27

Leah Zeger at the Scott Pavilion, Aug. 27 at 6 p.m. (85 E. Holly St., Pasadena, CA 91103). Enjoy the lively jazz tunes of Leah Zegar inside this air-conditioned venue. The event is free. For more information, visit pasadenaseniorcenter.org. – PASADENA

Comedy Night Hosted by Melissa McQueen at Barney’s Beanery, Aug. 27 from 9:30 p.m. – 12:30 a.m. (99 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91105). This comedy show hosts a line-up of world-class comedians each week. Admission is free. For more information, visit barneysbeanery.com. – PASADENA

Aug. 28

Loteria at Mt. Lowe Brewing Co., Aug. 28 from 6 – 7 p.m. (150 E. Saint Joseph St., Arcadia, CA 91006). Invite your friends for a night beer and games of loteria. Admission is free. For more information, visit mtlowebrewing.com. – ARCADIA

Trivia Tuesday at One Colorado, Aug. 28 at 7 p.m. (41 Hugus Alley, Pasadena, CA 91103). Rally your friends, brainstorm a goofy team name, and enjoy some drinks, Ping-Pong and the DJ at 6 p.m. followed by pop-culture trivia. The event is free but space is limited so reserve your spot through eventbrite.com. For more information, visit onecolorado.com. – PASADENA

A Snail’s Pace Running Club Fun Run at A Snail’s Pace Running Shop, Aug. 28 at 6 p.m. (750 Myrtle Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016). These weekly runs vary from three to six miles depending on the pace and size of the group so you will always have someone to run with. Admission is free. For more information, visit asnailspace.net. – MONROVIA

Aug. 29

Random Acts of Music at the Arcadia Public Library, Aug. 29 from 7 – 8 p.m. (20 W. Duarte Road, Arcadia, CA 91006). This is an interactive program offered by the Pasadena Symphony and POPS to break down the barriers between musicians, classical concert halls, and the public. These performances are free. For more information, visit arcadiaca.gov. – ARCADIA

Aug. 30

Beer and Board Games at Myrtle Tree Garden Café & Market, Aug. 30 from 6 – 10 p.m. (407 S. Myrtle, Monrovia, CA 91016). Gather your friends for happy hour and some competition. Myrtle Tree has a wide selection of board games, or you can pack your own, and $5 for select beers and glasses of wine until 7:30 p.m. Admission inside is free. For more information, visit myrtletreecafe.com/events. – MONROVIA

August 23, 2018

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