THURSDAY 12/20/18

First Church of the Nazarene, 3700 E. Sierra Madre Blvd., Pasadena presents its production of “It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play” at 7 p.m. Thursday and 2 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $10, free for children 10 and younger. Call (626) 351-9631 or visit

FRIDAY 12/21/18

Mary Frances Spencer hosts Winter Solstice Sound Bath, with crystal singing bowls and symphonic gongs at Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock, 2225 Colorado Blvd., Eagle Rock. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the event runs from 8 to 9 p.m. Guests should bring a mat or blanket to be comfortable while lying on the floor. Cost is $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Call (323) 561-3044 or visit

SATURDAY 12/22/18

The Motels perform their hits, including “Only the Lonely” and “Mission of Mercy” at The Rose, 245 E. Green St., Pasadena. Country star Eileen Carey opens at 7 p.m. and The Motels start at 9 p.m. Tickets are $24 to $48. Call (888) 645-5006 or visit

SUNDAY 12/23/18

Kings Row Gastropub, 20 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena presents Reggae Sunday with My Reggae Band at 3:30 p.m. No cover. Call (626) 793-3010 or visit

MONDAY 12/24/18

The 59th Annual LA County Holiday Celebration at the Music Center’s Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, 135 N. Grand Ave., Los Angeles offers family fun and a celebration of the various cultures that make up the city, featuring numerous choirs, music ensembles and dance companies from the Los Angeles Area. It runs from 3 to 6 p.m. Free. Visit

TUESDAY 12/25/18

Christmas Day at All Saints Church, 132 N. Euclid Ave., Pasadena features Eucharist with choir soloists singing carols, starting at 10:30 a.m. Child care is provided. Call (626) 796-1172 or visit

WEDNESDAY 12/26/18

The Alex Film Society presents the 9th annual “Greatest (Classic) Cartoons” screening at 2 and 7 p.m. at the Alex Theatre, 216 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale, celebrating Mickey Mouse’s 90th birthday. Cartoons include “Plane Crazy” (1928) and “Through the Mirror” (1936), plus others by the Fleischers, Chuck Jones and Hanna Barbera. Tickets are $17 general admission, $13 for children younger than 12 and seniors and $12 for Society members. Call (818) 243-2539 or visit

THURSDAY 12/27/18

The Pasadena Public Library, La Pintoresca Branch, 1355 N. Raymond Ave., Pasadena presents the annual Kwanzaa celebration, honoring family, community and culture from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. It includes music, stories and food prepared by the Pasadena Alumnae Chapter of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority.