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Around & About

February 16, 2011

EVENTS

Slide Show, “Out of the Station Fire Ashes” — Wednesday, March 2, 6:30 p.m. La Cañada resident and mountain cyclist Mike Caley rides regularly in the burn area, with special permission. A member of the California Native Plant Society, Caley will share his photographs of the recovery of the Angeles National Forest, from stunning floral displays to the return of insects, reptiles and mammals. The presentation covers the fire, its aftermath and stages of regeneration. This event will take place at the La Cañada Flintridge Library, 4545 Oakwood Ave., La Cañada.

EXHIBITS

Mad for Hats! — Through June 12, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays. This new exhibition at Pasadena Museum of History, 470 W. Walnut St., Pasadena, explores 100 years of hats. An in-depth, docent-led tour will be offered at 12:15 p.m. Fridays, beginning March 4. An optional tea following the tour has been arranged at the Tea Rose Garden in Old Pasadena. Tickets: Pasadena Museum of History members $4; non-members $8. Tea is $25, payable at the restaurant, with 20% returned as a donation to the museum. Advanced reservation and tour payment is required; call (626) 577-1660, ext. 15 and ask for the “Tour and Tea Package.”

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“Lover’s Past” — Through March 25; opening reception Friday, Feb. 25, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Modest Fly Art Studio Gallery, 7576 Foothill Blvd., Tujunga 91042. This exhibit features photography by Elena Zadouri, makeup by Amy Seyfi. For more information go online to www.modestflyartgallery.com.

Camellia Shows — Weekends, Feb. 26-27 and March 12-13. Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive, La Cañada Flintridge. The Southern California Camellia Council Show will be open to the public from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26 and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 27. The Pacific Camellia Society Late Bloomers Show will be open to the public from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, March 12 and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 13.

KIDS’ PICKS

Lapidary Art class for children ages 6-10 — Saturday, Feb. 19 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Learn about the art of rock polishing, including some hands-on practice. Kidspace Children’s Museum 480 N. Arroyo Blvd., Pasadena 91103. The workshop fee is $7 per child and accompanying adult, in addition to regular Museum admission, which is $10; children under 12 months and members are admitted free.

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