Week-end Things To Do With the Kids November 23-25, 2007

By unwire, November 19, 2007

Snow in Pasadena, 4- 9 p.m, Friday, Nov. 23, 2007, Holiday festivities include performances, Santa’s arrival, live reindeer, real snow and a tree-lighting ceremony. Kids can play in 30 tons of trucked-in snow on Holly Street between Raymond and Fair Oaks, see live reindeer, ride a holiday train, draw in a kids’ art area and enjoy live music. At 6 p.m., Santa arrives to light the 35-foot Christmas tree in the One Colorado courtyard, accompanied by the Pasadena Tabernacle Children’s chorus. Bring an unwrapped toy or book for the Charles Cherniss Tournament of Toys toy drive, which benefits children throughout the San Gabriel Valley. Children and adults who donate will receive a free photo with Santa. Information 626-546-1066. Colorado Boulevard, between Union, Fair Oaks and DeLacey streets, Pasadena. Map

Pacific Asia Museum is free to the public 10:00 AM, Friday, November 23, 2007. Sponsored by: Pacific Asia Museum Event Location: 46 N. Los Robles Ave., Pasadena. Cost: Free. For information, call: 626-449-2742  Map

Home, Home on the Sleigh, 1pm–4pm, Saturday, November 24, 2007,  The West Los Angeles Children’s Choir sings two of Gene Autry’s favorite songs: Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer and Here Comes Santa Claus. A surprise guest from the North Pole is expected, dressed in a cowboy hat and spurs. 323.667.2000

Eaton Canyon Family Nature Walk, 9:00 AM, Saturday, November 24, 2007, Every Saturday morning, weather permitting, there is a guided walk in Eaton Canyon Natural Area. The walk is geared toward the family, including small children, and everyone is welcome. Walking shoes, sunscreen, water, and a hat are recommended. (Dogs not permitted.) The walk is open to the public. Walkers meet in front of the building. Map

Buck-a-Bag Booksale, 10:00 AM, Saturday, November 24, 2007, Get a jump on holiday shopping and escape the malls at the library’s booksale. Fill up a paper grocery bag with fiction, non-fiction (especially biographies), paperbacks, and more for just a $1.00. Individual books available, too. Patrons can bring their own bags, or the library can provide them. Cost: Free For information, call: 626-744-7266 Map

Nature Hike to Eaton Canyon Falls, 9:00 AM, Sunday, November 25, 2007, On the fourth Sunday of each month, the public is invited to participate in a hike to Eaton Canyon Falls. The hike is geared toward anyone who’s comfortable hiking 3.5 miles at a moderate pace, boulder-hopping, crossing the water several times, and doesn’t mind getting wet. Hiking boots or sturdy shoes, sunscreen, and a hat are recommended. Hiking staffs are optional. Bring a snack for afterward. Reservations requested for groups of 10 or more. Dogs not permitted.  Map

One Comment

  1. Jill says:

    Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family!