Mountain Views News, Combined Edition Saturday, July 1, 2023

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Mountain View News Saturday, July 1, 2023 

Parks After Dark Returns 
July 6 through August 5

San Marino Upcoming 
Events & Programming

PASADENA 100 Summer 
Solstice Call to Action

The City of Pasadena Parks, 
Recreation and Community 
Services Department (PRCS) 
invites the community to the 
12th annual Parks After Dark 
(PAD). PAD takes advantage 
of Pasadena’s beautiful summer 
evenings by activating park 
spaces to provide youth and 
their families opportunities 
to experience healthy, safe 
recreation programming. 
Activities include sports leagues 
and tournaments, recreation 
activities, movies, and 

Parks After Dark Activities

For all ages to enjoy and 
participate in, unless otherwise 

Parks After Dark Kickoff 
Festival | Thursday, July 6, 6-9 
p.m., All Ages

Robinson Park Baseball 
Diamond, 1081 N. Fair Oaks 

Join us for the Parks After 
Dark kickoff on Thursday, 
July 6, 6-9 p.m., at Robinson 
Park featuring FREE food, 
inflatable games, arts and 
crafts, a live DJ and more! Show 
your team spirit during the 
two exhibition softball games: 
Pasadena Parks, Recreation and 
Community Services will play 
the City Manager’s office and 
community members will play 
Pasadena Police.

Movies in the Park | Thursday 
and Fridays, July 7 - Aug. 4, 
Dusk, All Ages

Various Pasadena Parks

Our popular Movies in the 
Park series is back! Come early 
to find a great viewing spot 
and participate in pre-movie 
activities, including arts & crafts 
and games.

The Super Mario Bros., Fri., July 
7, Dusk, Villa Parke, 363 E. Villa 

Lightyear, Fri., July 14, Dusk, 
Victory Park, 2575 Paloma St.

Shazam! Furry of the Gods, 
Thurs., July 20, Dusk, La 
Pintoresca Park, 45 E. 
Washington Blvd.

Space Jam, Fri., July 21, Dusk, 
Robinson Park, 1081 N. Fair 
Oaks Ave.

Super Pets, Fri., July 28, Dusk, 
Grant Park, 232 S. Michigan 

Minions the Rise of Gru, Fri. 
Aug. 4, Dusk, Washington Park, 
700 E. Washington Blvd.

Recreational Swim | Fri., July 7 
- Fri., Aug. 4, 6-9 p.m., All Ages

Villa Parke Pool, 363 E. Villa St.

Cool off, have fun, practice your 
swimming skills, and enjoy 
the pool and hangout area. 
Proper swim attire is required; 
Participants are encouraged 
to come dressed and ready 
to swim. Lifeguards on duty. 
Children must be accompanied 
by an adult.

5 vs. 5 Indoor Soccer | Fri., July 
7 - Fri., Aug. 4, 6-8 p.m. , Ages 

Villa Parke, 363 E. Villa St.

Join us for a fast-paced pick up 
soccer games inside the Villa 
Parke basketball court. Each 
game will be 25 minutes.

Glow Sports Festival | 
Thursdays, July 13 and July 27, 
8-9:30 p.m., All Ages

Thursday, July 13, Villa Parke 
Softball Field, 363 E. Villa St. 
and Thursday, July 27, Victory 
Park, 2575 Paloma St.

Join us as we light up the night 
with fun interactive carnival-
style games. Invite family, 
friends and neighbors to this 
friendly, nontraditional setting 
that will delight everyone.

5 vs. 5 Adult Basketball | 
Thursdays, July 13 - Aug. 3, 
6-10 p.m., Ages 18+

Robinson Park Recreation 
Center Gym, 1081 N. Fair Oaks 

Pasadena is well-known for 
having skilled basketball players! 
Register your team to compete 
and demonstrate your game. 
All levels are welcome. Teams 
are guaranteed one 20-minute 
game per week for four weeks in 
Robinson Park’s gym.

5 vs. 5 High School Basketball | 
Saturdays, July 15 - Aug. 5, 6-9 
p.m., Ages 14-18

Robinson Park Recreation 
Center Gym, 1081 N. Fair Oaks 

Pasadena is well-known for 
having skilled basketball players! 
Register your team to compete 
and demonstrate your game. 
All levels are welcome. Teams 
are guaranteed one 20-minute 
game per week for four weeks in 
Robinson Park’s gym.

7 vs. 7 Adult Soccer | 
Thursdays, July 13 - Aug. 3, 
6-10 p.m., Ages 35+

Villa Parke Turf Field, 363 E. 
Villa St.

7 vs. 7 soccer games are fast-
paced, high-scoring, and big 
fun! Two games will be played 
simultaneously. All teams are 
guaranteed one game per week 
for five weeks.

Music and Movement | 
Thursday, July 13, 6-8 p.m., All 

La Pintoresca Park, 45 E. 
Washington Blvd.

Groove in the name of boxing! 
Enjoy fitness exercises with 
our experienced boxing 
instructors while listening to a 
live DJ. Workout will consist of 
stretches, foot work, punching 
and self-controlled movement. 
This would be a non-contact 
workout full of fun, fitness and 

Boxing Clinic | Thursday, July 
20, 5-8 p.m., Ages 8+

July 13 at Robinson Park, 1081 
N. Fair Oaks Ave.

Geared towards non-
experienced participants who 
are interested in learning the 
basic fundamentals of Olympic-
style boxing. Workout will 
consist of stretches, foot work, 
punching and self-controlled 
movement. This would be a 
non-contact workout full of fun, 
fitness and wellness.

Aqua Boogie Nights | 
Saturdays, July 15 - Aug.5, 6-9 
p.m., All Ages

Villa Parke Pool, 363 E. Villa St.

Get ready to boogie Saturday 
nights! Join us for swimming, 
music , dancing and a light show. 
Proper swim attire is required; 
Participants are encouraged 
to come dressed and ready 
to swim. Lifeguards on duty. 
Children must be accompanied 
by an adult.

Teen Glow Party | Thursday, 
July 27, 6-9:30 p.m., Ages 12-17

La Pintoresca Teen Education 
Center, 1415 N. Raymond Ave.

Calling all Teens! Have fun with 
us at a glow dance party with 
glow sticks and high-energy 
dance music. Make new friends 
and enjoy a fun night at our teen 

Aztec Dance Yankuititl | 
Saturday, July 29, 6-9 p.m., All 

Villa Parke Softball Diamond, 
363 E. Villa St.

 Open for all ages, Aztec Dance 
is an opportunity to learn 
traditional Aztec dance steps, 
movement, and drum rhythms. 
Lessons start with basic 
movements and then progress 
to choreographed dance steps. 
This activity is accompanied by 
live Aztec drumming.

 Activities are subject to 
change without notice. For 
more information, visit
And-Rec or call (626) 744-6530.

 Stay connected to the City of 
Pasadena! Visit us online at; follow 
us on Twitter, Instagram and 
Facebook; or call the Citizen 
Service Center Monday through 
Friday during business hours at 
(626) 744-7311.

4th of July: Buy Pre-sale Wristbands

 Celebrate 4th of July this year at Lacy Park! Pre-sale 
wristbands are available until this Monday, July 3. 
Wristbands are $5 for residents and $15 for non-residents; 
wristbands are required for adults and youth over 2 years 
old. Wristbands may be purchased at two locations with 
cash, check, or credit card.

Stoneman Building (1560 Pasqualito Drive):

Monday from 7 AM – 5 PM

Crowell Public Library (1890 Huntington Drive):

Monday from 10 AM – 9 PM

Saturday from 10 AM – 5 PM

Sunday from 1 – 5 PM

 Visit or call (626) 943-
2627 for more information.

Lacy Park Closure on July 3 and July 5

 Lacy Park will be closed on Monday, July 3, starting at noon 
in preparation for the 4th of July Celebration. Following the 
event, the park will be closed until noon on Wednesday, July 
5, for park clean up. 

Stay Cool on 4th of July

Here are some tips to stay cool outside while enjoying 4th of 
July festivities:

Bring plenty of water and stay hydrated.

Wear lots of sunscreen.

Bring shade or portable fans, wear light-colored, loose, 
lightweight clothing.

Take breaks in cooler areas.

Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion. 


Thursday, July 6 at 1 PM, Barth Community Room

Raise your hand if you love stickers! This sticker party will 
give kids ages 2-11 an opportunity to practice their fine-
motor skills while relaxing at the Library. All materials 
will be provided, but you are welcome to bring in your own 
stickers to swap or donate. Registration is not required.

David Cousin: The Amazing Juggler

Saturday, July 8 at 2 PM, Children’s Area

 David Cousin isn’t just any juggler; he has five world records! 
You will be amazed by the amazing feats and mind-blowing 
tricks! This performance is not to be missed! Registration is 
not required.

Summer Sunset Concerts

Friday, July 21, August 4, 18, Lacy Park

 Grab your chairs and blankets to carve out your spot in the 
middle of Lacy Park and enjoy 3 free concerts this summer! 
Attendees are welcome to bring their own food and drink, 
or purchase concessions from a variety of food trucks. Join 
us on July 21 at 6 PM for The Remotes, August 4 at 6 PM for 
Kelly Boyz Band, and August 18 for a multicultural concert! 
Registration is not required.

Bulky Item Pickup on Saturday, July 15

 On Saturday July 15, Athens Services will be conducting its 
Annual Bulky Item Pickup event in the City . Residents who 
have bulky items such as mattresses, furniture, or appliances 
that they would like to dispose of should call (855) 557-1007 
or schedule online ahead of time. Please make sure the items 
have been set out at the curb or designated pickup location 
by 5 AM on Saturday, July 15. No e-waste or household 
hazardous waste is allowed. For a full list of eligible items, 
please visit the Athens website. Should you have any 
questions, please call 888-336-6100.

Fire Response

 In the early morning hours of June 28, San Marino Fire 
Department Engine 91, RA 91 and Battalion 9 assisted the 
South Pasadena Fire Department in responding to a home 
well involved with fire. The home was under renovation 
and nearly complete. Mutual aid units from Alhambra 
and Pasadena were also on scene. Battalion 9 was assigned 
Incident Command while Engine 91 performed an initial 
fire attack. San Marino Fire Investigator Jeff Tsay conducted 
a fire investigation in coordination with investigators from 
Pasadena, Arcadia and a Compton K9 Arson investigator. 
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.


Design Review Committee Meeting - Canceled

Wednesday, July 5; Barth Room and Zoom (Public Access)

 At the June 21 Summer 
Solstice Celebration 
on the City Hall plaza, 
representatives of the 
PASADENA 100 Coalition, 
concerned citizens, elected 
officials, climate justice 
advocates, physicians 
and scientists gathered to 
celebrate the power of the 
sun and to bring attention 
to the Pasadena Water and 
Power (PWP) journey to 
source electricity from 100% 
carbon-free energy by 2030. 
It was an opportunity to 
acknowledge the enormous 
benefit of solar energy in 
the elimination of fossil fuel 
generated electricity.

 The event opened with the 
beautiful voices of the Towne 
Singers directed by Lance 
Merrill, and included a 
fabulous dance performance 
by the Lineage Dancers. 
Piano accompaniment 
throughout the evening 
was by provided by David 
Cutter, and Sylvia Holmes 
of Compassionate Arts in 
Action led a rousing sing-
along of “Let the Sun Shine 
In” to close the program. 
Visits to a solar telescope, 
solar panel, solar battery 
and “Lady Climate Justice” 
were enjoyed by children 
and adults. Members of the 
PASADENA 100 Coalition 
organizations delivered short 
“sunburst talks”: Dale Zapata 
– Active SGV, Cheryl Auger 
– Ban SUP, Erin Walsh – 
Citizens Climate Lobby, Peter 
Eisenhardt – Neighborhood 
Church, Anita Ghazarian 
– Indivisible AltaPasadena, 
Tom Brady - All Saints 
EDEN, Allen Edson – 
NAACP, Carl Matthies – 
Pasadena Audubon, Jonah 
Kanner – Complete Streets, 
Kathy Kunysz – League of 
Women Voters Pasadena 
Area, Carl Selkin-- Social 
Justice Committee of the 
Pasadena Jewish Temple, Rob 
Haw – Transition Pasadena, 
Meredith Rose – Extinction 
Rebellion. These speakers all 
affirmed the importance of 
reaching the 100% carbon-
free energy goal as directed 
by the Pasadena City Council 
in its Climate Emergency 
Resolution of January 30, 

 Other featured speakers 
were Cynthia Cannady - 
PASADENA 100, Dr. Marc 
Futernick – Physicians 
for PASADENA 100, 
Rick Cole - former Mayor 
of Pasadena, Enrique 
Robles – representing 
Congresswoman Judy Chu, 
Ann Marie Hickambottom 
– representing 
Assemblyman Chris 
Holden, Commissioners 
Daniel Sheehan, Jonathan 
Levy, and David Cutter –
Environmental Advisory 
Commission, Morgan 
Goodwin – Angeles 
Chapter Sierra Club, Megan 
Anderson -,CHERP Solar 
Works, and Reverend Tera 
Landers - Throop Unitarian 
Universalist Church. 
Presentations by these 
speakers included facts about 
the devastating effects of 
climate on health conditions, 
current legislation to address 
the climate crisis, the need 
to increase renewable 
energy and reduce electricity 
demand, the request 
for citizen involvement, 
monitoring and advocating 
for PWP and City Council 
action to meet climate justice 

 The City of Pasadena is 
currently developing a 
state mandated long range 
electric power plan called 
the Integrated Resource 
Plan (IRP). The IRP is being 
prepared with the assistance 
of a consultancy firm based 
in Indiana. On January 
30, 2023, the Pasadena 
City Council unanimously 
passed a resolution declaring 
a climate emergency. 

 Visit: pasadena100.
org to learn more about 
PASADENA 100 climate 
emergency advocacy and 
actions and join in the effort 
to make a difference.

Fourth of 
July at 
the Senior 

Los Angeles Police Museum Ghost Walk

The museum is located 6045 York Blvd . Across the Arroyo Seco from South Pasadena (take 
Pasadena Ave. West). For more information and tickets visit:

Enjoy life, liberty and the 
pursuit of patriotic fun 
Tuesday, July 4, from noon 
to 2 p.m. at the Pasadena 
Senior Center, 85 E. Holly 

 Bring friends and family 
of all ages to this concert 
and dance that will feature 
music from the Big Band 
era and beyond. 

 The cost is only $7 
for members ($13 with 
box lunch) and $10 for 
nonmembers of all ages 
($16 with box lunch). 
Optional box lunch 
reservations must be made 
no later than Saturday, July 

 To register or for more 
information, visit www. 
and click on Activities & 
Events, then Special Events 
or call 626-795-4331. 

 In addition to online 
classes, onsite events and 
other activities, members 
and nonmembers of the 
Pasadena Senior Center 
are encouraged to visit 
the website regularly for a 
quarterly online magazine, 
free food delivery for older 
adults in need, COVID 
updates specifically for 
older adults and more. 

Movies That Matter: Techne

Thursday, August 17, at 7 

In Person: Caltech Beckman 

 The public is invited to 
the premiere screening of 
Techne: Evidence in the 
Anthropocene, directed by 
Daniel R. Small and produced 
in partnership with the Art + 
Technology Lab at the Los 
Angeles County Museum 
of Art (LACMA). Techne 
telescopes between galactic 
and planetary evidence 
presented by scientists and 
artist-investigators who 
contemplate both deep time 
and the fate of the human 
species. Following the 
premiere, stay for a panel 
discussion about revising 
the Voyager Golden Record, 
featuring Small, scientist 
Jonathan Jiang of JPL, 
which Caltech manages for 
NASA, Ann Druyan, creative 
director of the Golden Record 
and collaborator and wife of 
Carl Sagan, and moderator 
Daniel Oberhaus, author 
of the book Extraterrestrial 

 Beckman Auditorium is 
located at 332 S Michigan 

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