Location Pasadena Public Library, Central Branch
285 E. Walnut St.
Events at Pasadena Public Library, Central Branch
Gifted students from the the local community perform works of Mozart, Faure, Gluck, Rogers & Hammerstein, Weber, Joplin and other favorite classics from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the Donald Wright Auditorium.
Kids can discover their inner rhythm while listening to and playing percussion instruments at 10 a.m. A panel of local crime novelists discusses 20th century noir crime fiction in California, featuring moderator Denise Hamilton and panelists Kim Cooper, Tom Nolan and Julie Rivett, starting with a reception at 6 p.m. followed by the discussion and Q&A session from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Free films screen at 1 p.m. Wednesdays. Wednesday’s film is “Fantastic Mr. Fox.” Huntington Hospital nurses conduct free health screenings for blood pressure and blood sugar and offer referrals and health education from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Kids can watch magician Dave Skale as he searches for the mythical Big Paw at 10 a.m. Teens can learn the art of sword fighting from the Swordscholar Program at 2 p.m. Call and press option 4 to register.