Around & About: Calendar

June 10, 2010


Elissa Weissman— June 13 at 2 p.m. Author Elissa Weissman will be at the store to read from her middle grade book, "Standing For Socks." Once Upon a Time Bookstore, 2207 Honolulu Ave., Montrose. For information call (818) 248-9668.


Hula lessons — Six-week session on Wednesday nights, June 23-July 28. Andrea Strassburg will teach the hula classes at Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive. Students will learn up to three complete dances by the end of the session. Cost: $70 Descanso members, $80 nonmembers. Series classes are nonrefundable. To register, call (818) 949-7980.

Child Educational Center summer programsBeginning June 21. Ten-week exploration series (June 21-Aug. 25): Each week will focus on a different theme. This camp, for children entering grades 1-7, is offered in La Cañada and Pasadena and will included opportunities for swimming, relaxation and open-ended play time. Horse camp (July 19-23 and Aug. 9-13): For children entering grades 4-7. Children will begin and end their days in La Cañada, with the center providing transportation to and from Altadena Stables. Descanso Discovery Series (June 21-25, July 12-16 and Aug. 2-6): Physical activities and adventures in Descanso Gardens for children entering grades 2-6. To learn more about the programs visit www.ceconline.orgor call (818) 354-3418.


Theater Camp For Children June 21 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ( 2 weeks).The Community Center of La Cañada Flintridge is offering a theater camp for children ages 6 through 12. This will be an adventure into the world of musical theater, inviting kids to be creative and engaged in the complete process of putting on a show. Kids will learn about writing a script, acting, mime, singing, dancing, set and prop design and working as a team.

The two-week experience will culminate in a show for family and friends. No experience is necessary. The camp instructor, Joanne Voors, has been with the Community Center for several years teaching Mommy and Me Dance, Children's Ballet and dance classes.

Space is limited and the deadline for registration is June 10.

For information, visit

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