Around 'N' About

July 24, 2008


5K Walk for Foster Care July 26 at 8 a.m. 5K Walk around the Rose Bowl, with concert, children’s fun area with jumpers, petting zoo and crafts, kids commercial auditions, foster care anthem sing-along, parenting, mentoring and adoption classes and more. Registration begins at 7 a.m., programs and seminars begins at 10 a.m. and concerts starting at noon. Performers include Evelyn “Champaign” King, Smokey Norful, Goapele, Howard Johnson and Impromp2.

Rose Bowl Stadium, 1001 Rose Bowl Drive, Pasadena. To register for the Walk or to get more information, visit or call (310) 829-1809.



Twilight Night at Kidspace Aug. 1 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The entire museum, including the Digging Deeper Gallery, 2.2 acres of gardens and the new Star Station: Planetarium Experience will be open for guests to explore. Guests are encouraged to bring a picnic dinner to enjoy in the Kidspace Gardens. Activities will include chalk drawing, face painting, music, tricycle rides and nature walks and kids will have the opportunity to meet a bearded dragon, observe a beehive, scale a rock wall and more. Admission is $5 per person.

Kidspace is located at 480 N. Arroyo Blvd., in Brookside Park, Pasadena. Free parking is available in Rose Bowl Parking Lot I.

For information visit


Lawrence of ArabiaJuly 26 at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Presented by the Alex Film Society, bringing classics back on the big screen. David Lean’s 1962 film, based on T.E. Lawrence’s autobiography “The Seven Pillars of Wisdom,” will be shown. Shot for nearly two years on location in the Middle East, the film introduced then-newcomers Peter O’Toole and Omar Sharif.

Glendale’s historic Alex Theatre, 216 N. Brand Blvd. Tickets $13.50; $9.50 seniors/kids; AFS members $8 (join at the box office and save).


The California Philharmonic — July 26 and 27. Two nights, two places, a tribute to Rodgers & Hammerstein; program includes excerpts from such hits as “Carousel,” “Oklahoma!,” “South Pacific” and “The Sound of Music.” Featured soloists include mezzo soprano Suzanna Guzman and baritone Kevin Earley.

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