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October 07, 2010

EVENTS: Theodore Payne Foundation Fall Festival and Plant Sale —  Oct. 15-16, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day. The Theodore Payne Foundation for Wild Flowers and Native Plants, 10459 Tuxford St., Sun Valley. Admission is free. Oct. 8-9 are Members' Days, when Theodore Payne members receive a 15% discount on many plants and 10% off seeds. On Oct. 15-16, nonmembers will receive a 10% discount on many plants and seeds. To learn more visit http://www.theodorepayne.org or call (818) 768-1802.

Craftsman Weekend, Pasadena Heritage — Oct. 15-17. Offerings include a tour of significant Craftsman-era houses, bus and walking tours, and evening receptions at historic sites. New this year is the expanded Craftsman Exposition at the Pasadena Convention Center, featuring furniture and decorate art. For more information and to purchase tickets, call Pasadena Heritage at (626) 441-6333 or go online to pasadenaheritage.org.

Global Warming Symposium — Saturday, Oct. 16, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Climate scientists will discuss global warming and climate change in a public symposium at von Karman Auditorium on the JPL campus, 4800 Oak Grove Drive. Admission is free. For more information go to http://www.jpl.nasa.gov.

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'Autumn Air' —The weekend of Oct. 16-17, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. Local plein air artists will be working and selling their artwork at Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive, La Cañada. Free with admission to the Gardens, which is $8 adults, $6 seniors/students, and $3 children 5-12. Two workshops priced separately. To learn more call (818) 949-4200 or go to http://www.descansogardens.org.

Korean Cooking Demonstration — Saturday, Oct. 16, 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. The La Cañada Flintridge Public Library, 4545 N. Oakwood Drive, hosts this demonstration in conjunction with the city's One City One Book program, which this year features the book "Honolulu" by Southern California author Alan Brennert. For details, call Kevin Hasely, adult reference librarian, at (818) 790-3330.

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