Location Pasadena Public Library, Central Branch
285 E. Walnut St.
Events at Pasadena Public Library, Central Branch
Free films screen at 1 p.m. Wednesdays. Wednesday’s film is “Merry Christmas, Joyeux Noel.” Huntington Hospital nurses present free health screenings for blood sugar and blood pressure and offer health education and referrals from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Free films screen at 1 p.m. Wednesdays. Wednesday’s film is “The Christmas Candle.” The United Nations Association, Pasadena Chapter hosts an International Human Rights Day event commemorating the 66th anniversary of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights, celebrating the 2015 International Year of Light and light-based technologies and the positive impacts of the science and applications of light. Mayor Bill Bogaard speaks. The free event runs from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Teens are invited to join designers from Art Center College of Design and Blair High School as they share their original comics, handmade ‘zines, photography and a short film documentary to learn to make a difference through art. Youth mentors will answer questions about college and careers in the arts and design during the event from 2 to 4 p.m.
Stevanne Auerbach, Ph.D., AKA Dr. Toy presents “Toy Talk,” to help parents choose toys for their preschoolers among the many options at 11 a.m. Anime Afternoon invites teens to check out a new anime feature and see the newest manga in the library collections while enjoying Japanese snacks at 2 p.m. A holiday music show features traditional and original music by Severin Browne, Lisa Turner, Gary Stockdale, Berington Van Campen, Cynthia Carle, Sabrina and Craig, Chauncey Bowers, Jeannie Willets, H2unes, Bad Colerick and Ric Taylor from 1 to 5 p.m.