La Cañada Fiesta Days schedule

Hosts La Cañada Flintridge Chamber of Commerce and Community Assn. stick with tradition for Fiesta Days' main lineup each year. EVENTS: Casino Night at the Community CenterFriday, May 24, 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. The event kicks off Fiesta Days in La Cañada. Cost is $25 in advance and $30 at the door and includes appetizers, dessert, one drink and playing chips. Community Center of La Cañada Flintridge, 4469 Chevy Chase Drive. For information, call (818) 790-4353.

Community Breakfast and Vintage Car ShowSaturday, May 25, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Memorial Park, 1301 Foothill Blvd. French toast and strawberries served by the Kiwanis-AM club. Breakfast tickets are $7 adult, $3 for children 11 and under. Admission to car show is free. Call (818) 790-4289 for ticket information.

Farmers MarketSaturday, May 25, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The farmers market takes place every Saturday at 1346 Foothill Blvd.

Rose Float Open HouseSaturday, May 25, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The La Cañada Flintridge Tournament of Roses Assn. invites area residents to drop by the float construction site to learn about what goes into building the city's Rose Parade float. Welding, screening, use of seeds and other dry materials, and information about paint selections will be covered. Talk to crew members and see the color rendering of the 2014 float, "Dog-Gone!" The construction site is located behind Valley Water Co., 4524 Hampton Road.

Family Flick, "How to Train Your Dragon"Saturday, May 25, 8:30 p.m. Memorial Park. Free. Residents can bring lawn chairs and blankets. Film will start when it becomes dark enough. Snacks will be available for purchase.

Summer Whites Picnic and Open House Sunday, May 26, noon to 4 p.m. Lanterman House, 4420 Encinas Drive. Bring picnic, lawn chair or blanket if you'd like to picnic on the museum's grounds. Free tours of the house will begin at 1 p.m. Live music. Call (818) 790-1421 for more information.

Family Dinner, Music and Fireworks ShowSunday, May 26, 6 p.m. Memorial Park, 1301 Foothill Blvd. Dinner tickets are $15 for adults, $5 for children. La Cañada High Jazz Band will perform at 6:30 p.m. Fireworks program is scheduled for about 8:45 p.m., or as soon as it is dark enough. Call (818) 790-4289 for dinner ticket information.

Crescenta-Cañada Family YMCA 1-mile family fun run, Cherry Canyon hike, 10k run, 5k run and 5k walkMonday, May 27, 7:15 a.m. and 8 a.m. Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive. Entry fees for all events except Family Fun Run are $32 before race day and $40 on race day. Fees for the Family Fun Run are $40 per family before the race and $40 on race day. T-shirts are available for $8 each. For more information, call (818) 790-0123, Ext. 243.

Memorial ServiceMonday, May 27, 9 a.m. Memorial Park, 1301 Foothill Blvd. A tribute to members of the U.S. armed forces who have given their lives in service to the country.

Fiesta Days ParadeMonday, May 27, 10:30 a.m. The theme is "Neighbor to Neighbor" and the grand marshal is Allen Lund. Foothill Boulevard, between Cornishon and Gould avenues.

Afternoon in the ParkMonday, May 27, noon to 3:30 p.m. Memorial Park, 1301 Foothill Blvd. Games, music, family fun. Meals are available at the Food Court until 5 p.m.

Music in the ParkMonday, May 27, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Memorial Park, 1301 Foothill Blvd. Captain Cardiac and the Coronaries kick off the city's annual summer concert series.

-- Tiffany Kelly,

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