Many thanks to all who attended and helped with food, drinks, and time at the WISPPA Cocktail Party last Monday. A special thank you to Mary Urquhart who so generously hosted the event at her home. It was a perfect evening and a great success. Click here to go to our website to see all the pictures!
No WISPPA meeting in July or August. Mark your calendars – next meeting Saturday, September 8th (2nd Saturday).
INFORMATION OF INTEREST: Please note that all events listed in this newsletter are for informational purposes only. It does not imply endorsement or specific support by WISPPA, unless stated otherwise. To the best of our knowledge, the information contained in the newsletter is accurate and reliable as of the date of publication; however, we do not assume any liability whatsoever for the accuracy and completeness of the information. Please let us know if any corrections need to be made. Thank you!
WISPPA welcomes new members Eleanor Sturzenaker and MaryAnne Locher
Join WISPPA in the Festival of Balloons Parade on the 4th of July. Contact Bianca Richards at bxrichards@ gmail.com for details.
LIST OF EVENTS: Go to http://www.wisppa.org/upcom
ing-events.html for the latest info and to access links to the various South Pas calendars: Chamber of Commerce, The City of South Pas, and The Senior Center classes and programs.
Wine and Song Series Wednesdays at 7pm – $15 table seating, $10 general admission. Arroyo Seco Grill has food, wine, and full bar. Or bring your own bottle for a $10 corkage fee. Kitchen is open until 8:30. For more info, go to wineandsong.com/schedule Arroyo Seco Golf Course – 1055 Lohman Lane, South Pasadena
Jazz at the Blue Guitar – Thursdays at 7:30pm $15 table seating, $10 general admission. Arroyo Seco Grill has food, wine, and full bar. Or bring your own bottle for a $10 corkage fee. Kitchen is open until 8:30. For more info, go to www.blueguitar.club Arroyo Seco Golf Course – 1055 Lohman Lane, South Pasadena
Movies in the Park June 22, 2018 Movie begins 8:15pm (dusk) The South Pasadena Community Services Department is screening two movies at Garfield Park this summer: June 22 – Despicable Me 3. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and low seat lawn chairs. For more information, please contact the Recreation Office – 626-403-7380 Garfield Park 1000 Park Avenue
11th Annual South Pasadena High School Exhibition Through June 22, 2018 SPARC GALLERY @ South Pasadena Chamber of Commerce 1121 Mission Street. Tuesday–Friday, 10am–5pm or by appointment. Please call the Chamber to schedule your visit at (626) 441 2339.
NWPC-Pasadena Working Council & General Membership Meeting June 25th at 6:00 pm(Working Council) followed by General Membership at 7:00 pm at Mimi’s Cafe in Monrovia. We will be joined by Irella Perez and LIzette Escobedo, two former candidates for Whittier City Council. https://www.
Magic Show at the Library Wednesday June 27 at 3:00 PM – 3:45 PM MagicWayne will engage families with his dazzling prestidigitation and light-hearted humor. MagicWayne’s website is at www.magicwayne.com. Special weekly events are scheduled each Wednesday at 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm , from June 20th through August 1st, in the Library Community Room. Families are welcome at these free events which are sponsored by the Friends of the South Pasadena Public Library. Cost: free Location: Library Community Room 1115 El Centro Street
Shelley Stephens Art Opening Saturday, June 30 at 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at the SPARC Gallery @ the South Pasadena Chamber of Commerce.
Concerts in the Park Sundays July 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Join us and your community for sweet tunes and good times. Food will be available for purchase or you can bring your own picnic. This event is free. Garfield Park 1000 Park Avenue For more info, click here.
California Art Club Gold Medal Exhibition. Laurie Hendrick’s piece, “Caffe Vicolo del Cinque” will be on display at the 107th annual Gold Exhibition Show at the Natural History Museum Los Angeles fromJune 10 – July 1, 2018. Collector’s Preview – Saturday, June 9th 5:30 to 7:00 PM Artist’s Gala Reception – Saturday June 9th 7:00 PM For more info, click here.
ShopTalk Breakfast! Tuesday, July 3 at 8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m Featuring a speaker on a topic of interest to small business. Come by for a delicious breakfast and a chance to meet some other local business people. Mike & Anne’s Restaurant RSVP: 626.441.2339 $13 for Chamber members/$18 for non-members, breakfast included
Festival of Balloons – Join WISPPA in the parade Wednesday, July 4
Shakespeare in the Park July 19, 2018 Shakespeare by the Sea will be at Garfield Park for a performance of The Winter’s Tale. This event begins at 7:00 p.m., picnics are welcome. Remember to bring blankets and/ or low sitting chairs. Garfield Park 1000 Park Avenue For more information, please contact the Recreation Office – 626-403-7380
Art-in-the-Park with SPACE (South Pasadena Art Center) Wednesday July 11 at 3:00 PM – 3:45 PM Artists from SPACE (South Pasadena Arts Center) will inspire children to use their imaginations to design their own creations in this hands-on Art-in-the-Park workshop. The SPACE website is at https://www.facebook.com/
spaceartscenter/. Special weekly events are scheduled each Wednesday at 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm , from June 20th through August 1st, in the Library Community Room. Families are welcome at these free events which are sponsored by the Friends of the South Pasadena Public Library. Cost: free Location:Oxley Street side of Library Park 1100 Oxley Street
Series of music concerts produced by the Pascale Music Institute (formerly the South Pasadena Strings Program) sponsored by the Woman’s Club of South Pasadena. The concerts will include a variety of music from Classical to Jazz and will be held the first Sunday of the month (2017-2018) at the Clubhouse. Professional musicians from the LA Philharmonic and students and faculty of the Institute will perform. Proceeds benefit the Club’s historic Building Restoration Fund. Admission donation requested ($10 adults; $5 students)
Shakespeare in the Park August 2, 2018 Shakespeare by the Sea will return to Garfield Park for a performance of The Merry Wives of Windsor. This event begins at 7:00 p.m., picnics are welcome. Remember to bring blankets and/or low sitting chairs. Garfield Park 1000 Park Avenue For more information, please contact the Recreation Office – 626-403-7380
Our National Night Out event will be held on Tuesday, August 7th at Orange Grove Park. Join us for inflatables, games, food, music and more! This event is designed to strengthen relationships in our community and continue to demonstrate relationships with public safety. Police and Fire Departments and various other city components.
Movie at the Park. On August 10th at 7:00, Movie begins 8:15pm (dusk) Featured movie Coco at Garfield Park. Movie will start at 8:15 p.m. Picnics are welcome, light refreshments will be sold.Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and low seat lawn chairs. For more information, please contact the Recreation Office – 626-403-7380 Garfield Park 1000 Park Avenue
CERT Basic Training – Registration Open – Oct 6, 13, 20, 8:00am to 1:00pm each day This 12 hour course teaches the CERT Basics including Fire Safety, Disaster Medical Operations, Search and Rescue, & Hazardous Materials. Must complete all 3 classes to graduate. In 95% of all emergencies, a neighbor, co-worker, or bystander is the first person at the scene of an emergency. Would you know what to do? – South Pasadena Fire Department (817 Mound Avenue, South Pasadena) – Please wear comfortable clothes (shorts OK) and sturdy shoes Register Here.