Community Calendar

Pasadena Grows

Did the Rose Parade leave you with dreams of rose gardens? Now is the time to prune your roses. Join us as Debi Garrison of Armstrong Gardens Pasadena discusses roses, bare root planting, cultivation and seasonal care.

·       Pasadena Public Library, Hill Avenue Branch, 55 S. Hill Avenue., Pasadena

  • February 04; 3:00pm - 4:30 p.m.

·       Admission:  Free

Feng Shui Workshop

Laura Cerrano, founder of Feng Shui Manhattan, discusses how “environmental psychology” can be used to lower stress and increase vitality by altering a person’s surroundings.

  • Santa Monica Public Library, Montana Avenue Branch, 1704 Montana Ave., Santa Monica
  • February 10; 1:00pm
  • Admission: Free
  • For more information, visit or call (310) 458-8682 


Celebrate Black History Month

Expand your knowledge of Black History.  Join the Pasadena Public Library for an all-day-crayon coloring event featuring the portraits of prominent African-American, and then check out books on their stories.  All materials provided.

  • Pasadena Public Library, Villa Park Branch, 363 East Villa Street., Pasadena
  • February 10; 10:00am-6:00pm
  • Admission:  Free
  • For more information visit or call (626) 744-6510

Concert : Guitarist Taro Wayama & Violinist David Lee Ruest

Musicians Taro Wayama and David Lee Ruest in concert performing tango, Spanish folk songs, and more.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Topanga Library.

  • Topanga Library 122 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga
  • February 11; 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Admission: Free
  • For more information, call (310) 455-3480

A Healthier & Stronger You!

Learn how to make better food choices and stay fit. Workshop is part of our Believe, Achieve & Succeed! Girl Empowerment Series. Due to limited space, pre-registration is required. Visit or call the library to register beginning January 9, 2017.

Participants are encouraged to attend all 4 workshops in the series in order to receive a tote bag filled with books and cool stuff.

Workshop is for ages 12-18 years old.

  • Sunkist Library 840 N. Puente Ave., La Puente
  • February 11; 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Admission: Free
  • For more information, call (626) 960-2707

 Classical Music Concert: Unknown Romantic Masterpieces By Delius & Reger

Paul Stein and Leo Marcus return with a program of violin/piano sonatas by Frederick Delius and Max Reger. This performance with commentary is the second in a series first presented at SMPL in 2015.

  • Santa Monica Public Library, MLK JR. Auditorium, 6O1 Santa Monica, Santa Monica
  • February 12; 2:00pm
  • Admission: Free
  • For more information, visit or call (310) 458-8600

Soundwaves Concert: West Coast Chambers Jazz Trio

Percussionist/composer Andrea Centazzo is joined by flautist Ellen Burr and bassist Jeff Schwartz for a set of cool jazz and free improvisation.

  • Santa Monica Public Library, Main Library, 6O1 Santa Monica, Santa Monica  601 Santa Monica., Santa Monica
  • February 15; 7:30pm
  • Admission: Free
  • For more information, visit or call (310) 458-8600





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