Community Calendar

Community Calendar Events for October 2017

Spooky Good Time
Join the Pasadena Public Library for their 5th Annual Author & Book Fair. Enjoy spooky theater, an art lecture on Frida Kahlo, fun family activities, poetry and music—all presented by community organizations.
• Pasadena Public Library (Central Library) 285 W. Walnut Street, Pasadena
• Friday, October 13; 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
• Admission: Free
• For more information, call (626) 744-4066 or visit

Frida Kahlo Art Lecture
Dr. Gloria Arjona will discuss the life and art of Frida Kahlo de Rivera, a Mexican painter well known for her self-portraits.  Inspired by Mexican popular culture, she employed a naïve folk art style to explore questions of identity, post colonialism, gender class and race in Mexican society.
• Pasadena Public Library (Central Library-Studio on 4th) 285 W. Walnut Street, Pasadena
• Friday, October 13; 7:00 p.m. - 8:30p.m.
• Admission: Free
• For more information, call (626) 744-4066 or visit


Free Seasonal Flu Shot Clinics
Free flu shots will be offered to children and adults ages 9 and older by the Huntington Hospital Community Outreach Department. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Vaccine supplies are limited. Flu shots will be given on a first-come, first-served basis.
• Pasadena Public Library (Visit website for location address)
• Thursday, Oct. 19 • 3-5 p.m. • Lamanda Park Branch
• Tuesday, Oct. 24 • 10 a.m.-noon. • Hastings Branch
• For more information visit

Gardening California Natives and Edibles
Lili Singer of the Theodore Payne Foundation for Wild Flowers and Native Plants shows you how to combine native and edible plants in home gardens.
• Santa Monica Main Public Library (MLK JR. AUDITORIUM), 601 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica 
• Saturday, October 21; 2:00p.m.
• Admission: Free
• For more information, call (310) 458-8600 or visit

Medicare 101
Find the answers you need to make an educated decision about Medicare.  Samuel Schwartz discusses the four parts of Medicare, who is eligible, when one can enroll, and changes happening in 2018.  Bring all your questions!
• Santa Monica Public Library (Montana Avenue Branch) 1704 Montana Ave, Santa Monica
• Monday, October 23; 6:00 p.m.
• Admission:  Free
• For more information, call (310) 458-8682 or visit

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