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Aug. 3 – Aug. 9

CatCon is sure to please all cat-lovers. – Courtesy photo

EDITOR’S PICK

CatCon 2018 at the Pasadena Convention Center, Aug. 5 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (300 E. Greent St., Pasadena, CA 91101). CatCon is where pop culture and cat culture converge, showcasing some of the world’s top cat-centric merchandise, conversations with those at the epicenter of the cat world, the adoption lounge, workshops, and talent like Ian Somerhalder of “The Vampire Diaries.” General admission for adults is $35 and $15 for children between the ages of five and 12; meet and greets range from an additional $25 – $100. For more information, visit catconworldwide.com. – PASADENA

Your weekly events

Aug. 3

Happy Hour Paint Class at Paint n’ Play Studio, Aug. 3 from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. (418 S. Myrtle Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016). Sip on some wine and create your own masterpiece. Tickets are $45 and include drinks, canvas, paints, brushes and a smock. For more information, visit paintnplayartstudio.com. – MONROVIA

Friends of the Sierra Madre Library Book Sale at the Sierra Madre Public Library, Aug. 3 from 3 – 7 p.m. (440 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre, CA 91024). A variety of paperbacks, reference sets, atlases, dictionaries, and school supplies will be on sale starting for as little as 25 cents. For more information, visit cityofsierramadre.com/services/library or call (626) 355-7186. – SIERRA MADRE

Aug. 4

The Pasadena POPS at the LA County Arboretum, Aug. 4 at 7:30 p.m. (301 N. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia, CA 91007). The POPS present the Classical Mystery Tour, bringing the timeless hits of The Beatles to life with a live symphony orchestra. Tickets start at $25. For more information, visit pasadenasymphony-pops.org. – ARCADIA

Pirate Theme Family Swim Night at Waterworks Aquatics Sierra Madre, Aug. 4 from 5:15 – 7:15 p.m. (611 E. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre, CA 91024). Family Swim Night is an open swim session for families to enjoy full access to the heated pools during a time when no lessons are scheduled. Participants must be registered and paid for by 1 p.m. on the Friday before the event. The costs for this event are as follows: $8 for each child, $5 for each adult swimmer, with a $30 maximum charge per family. For more information, visit waterworksswim.com/Sierra_Madre/family_swim. – SIERRA MADRE

Eat|See|Hear Outdoor Movie: Groundhog Day at Centennial Square, Aug. 4 from 5:30 – 11 p.m. (100 Garfield Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101). Pack your chairs, cushions, and blankets and watch “Groundhog Day” starring Bill Murray, listen to The Sound of Ghosts (a six-piece collected of musicians from LA), and enjoy a variety of foods from food trucks at the event. General Admission is $14 for adults and $12 for children 12-years-old and younger. For more information, visit eatseehear.com. – PASADENA

Kids’ Chocolate Party at Sauté Culinary Academy, Aug. 4 from 9:30 – 11 a.m. (150 E. Colorado Blvd., Monrovia, CA 91016). Kids will be traveling to chocolate heaven with chocolate, chocolate, and more chocolate. Tickets are $30 per child. For more information, visit sauteacademy.com. – MONROVIA

Café Swing Society at Vendome Arcadia, Aug. 4 from 7 – 10 p.m. (103 E. Santa Clara St., Arcadia, CA 91006). Café Swing Society will be playing romantic, exotic French Parisian style jazz. Admission is free. For more information, visit vendomearcadia.com. – ARCADIA

Aug. 5

Summer Concert at Library Park, Aug. 5 from 7 – 8:30 p.m. (321 S. Myrtle Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016). Pack your lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy the country and folk music of the Just Dave Band. This event is free to the public. For more information, visit cityofmonrovia.org. – MONROVIA

Aug. 6

Live Music at the Scott Pavilion, Aug. 6 at 6 p.m. (85 E. Holly St., Pasadena, CA 91103). Janet Klein and Her Parlor Boys will play old time jazz, ragtime, blues, and novelty songs from the 1910s, ‘20s, and ‘30s. This concert is free. For more information, visit oldpasadena.org, pasadenaseniorcenter.org or call (626) 795-4331. – PASADENA

Aug. 7

National Night Out at Library Park, Aug. 7 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. (321 S. Myrtle Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016). The Monrovia Police Department will host the National Night Out program, which is a community-building initiative that promotes police and community partnerships with a sense of neighborhood camaraderie, with live music, food, and raffles. Admission is free. For more information, visit cityofmonrovia.org. – MONROVIA

Aug. 8

Let’s Raise Some Dough at PizzaRev, Aug. 8 from 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. (3455 E. Foothill Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91107). Craft your own personal pizza and mention Union Station at the register and 20 percent of all purchases will support Union Station Homeless Services and their work. Pizzas range in cost but average around $8.99. For more information, visit unionstationhs.org/events. – PASADENA

Swing Dance Night at Myrtle Tree Café and Bar, Aug. 8 from 7:30 – 11 p.m. (407 S. Myrtle, Monrovia, CA 91016). Take a break from your busy week to swing dance. There will be beginner lessons from 7:30 – 8 p.m. with social dancing following. Admission is $5 and there will be specials on tapas and wine. For more information, visit myrtletreecafe.com. – MONROVIA

Trivia Night at Mt. Lowe Brewing Co., Aug. 8 from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. (150 E. Saint Joseph St., Arcadia, CA 91006). Test your knowledge with friends at Arcadia’s first microbrewery. Admission is free. For more information, visit mtlowebrewing.com or call (626) 244-7593. – ARCADIA

Aug. 9

Summer Concert & Movie Series at City Hall’s west lawn, Aug. 9 from 6:30 – 10 p.m. (240 W. Huntington Drive, Arcadia, CA 91007). Pack a picnic and enjoy the last night in this series of free concerts and movies. Cash Up Front, and Johnny Cash tribute band, will play and “Lego Ninjago” will be shown. This event is free for the public. For more information, call the Recreation and Community Services Department at (626) 574-5113. – ARCADIA

August 2, 2018

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