Around 'N' About


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.

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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.

The first concert July 26, is at The Arboretum, 301 N. Baldwin Ave. in Arcadia. Gates open at 5:30 p.m; concert begins at 7:30 p.m. For information call (626) 300-8200 or purchase online, Tickets start at $20.

The second show July 27 at 2 p.m., Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 S. Grand Ave. in Los Angeles. For information, call (213) 365-3500 or purchase online, Tickets start at $35.

La Cage Aux FollesJuly 26, 27, Aug. 2, 3, 9 and 10. Continues its run for three more weeks, with performances on Saturdays at 8 p.m. (July 26, Aug. 2 and 9) and Sundays at 6 p.m. (July 27, August 3 and 10). The story focuses on a loving couple and their nightclub, where lip-synching divas are all the rage. Staring Anibal Silveya as La Cage Aux Folles Club owner, George and Sandy Kaufman as his lifetime partner, Albin. Tickets are $30 for adults; $25 for students and seniors over 65 (I.D. required). Knightsbridge Theatre is located at 1944 Riverside Drive, Los Angeles, (near the 2 and 5 freeways.) For information and reservations, call (323) 667-0955 or visit

Opera in the Open AirJuly 27, 5 p.m. Lanterman House, 4420 Encinas Drive, La Cañada Flintridge, offers a concert of duets, trios and quartets from favorite works in the setting of its beautiful gardens. Features the talents of Nandini Sinha, mezzo-soprano; Keiko Clark, soprano; Matt Dunn, tenor; Arthur Freeman, bass-baritone; and Brian Farrell, piano.Tours of the museum will be available from 3 to 4:45 p.m. and is included with admission to the concert, which is $15. Light refreshments served. Audience seating is limited; make reservations by sending a check to Lanterman House, 4420 Encinas Drive, La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011. For more details, call (818) 790-1421.


Vaccine, The Risks, the Benefits, the Choices — July 26, 11 a.m to 2 p.m. Standing Tall Chiropractic presents the video, VACCINES: The Risks, The Benefits, The Choices. Dale Ellwein and doctor of osteopathy, Dr. Sherri Tenpenny, will lead a panel discussion after the screening. Standing Tall Chiropractic, 3436 North Verdugo Rd. #250, Glendale. For information call (818) 249-9355.

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