- Week of June 11 - City of Pasadena, HS and Rec: Summer Aquatics Program begins at Blair HS, Pasadena HS, Robinson Park, Villa-Parke and Coral Center.
- Swimming lessons are offered at all locations. Visit: www.cityofpasadena.net/reserv
- Wednesday, June 13, 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. - MEND and Valley Nonprofit Resources: 5th Annual MENDing Poverty Conference, focusing this year on jobs (Pacoima) www.valleynonprofitresources.org.
- Wednesday, June 13, 8:45 to 12:00 p.m. - Flintridge Center: free webinar to learn how to conduct online searches for funders that fit your nonprofit's focus (Flintridge Center Library, 236 West Mountain Street, #118).
- Wednesday, June 13, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. - Pasadena Mentoring Partners and ACLU: Know Your Rights Training for youth, parents, mentors and all adults who care about youth - tips for interacting with police and understandingyour rights (Flintridge Retreat Center, 236 Wet Mountain Street, #117).
- Wednesday, June 13, 6:00 p.m. - Human Services Commission (626/744-4386).
- June 13 through July 20 - City of Pasadena, HS and Rec: Afterschool Summer Program will operate at the following locations: Longfellow School, Madison School, Field School, McKinley School, and Eaton Blanche Park. Monday to Friday from 12:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Registration opened May 1, 2012 and will remain open until all spaces are full. Enrollment fee is $25.00, and lunch is provided. Registration is available online at www.cityofpasadena.net/reserve or https://activenet11.active.com/cityofpasadena or by walk-in at Robinson Park Center, 1081 North Fair Oaks Avenue. More information: Elizabeth Luna, 626/ 744-7302.
- Thursday, June 14, 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. - Asset Development Network: Information meeting and discussion regarding youth master planning (Flintridge Retreat Center, 236 West Mountain Street, #117).
- Thursday, June 14, 4:30 to 7:00 p.m. - Flintridge Center: A Positive Force (Flintridge Retreat Center, 236 West Mountain Street, #117) - this session is for members only.
- Friday, June 15, 6:00 p.m. - Flintridge Center: Apprenticeship Preparation Program Graduation (Jackie Robinson Center).
- Saturday, June 16, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. - City of Pasadena, HS and Rec: The Annual Marcus Robertson & Chad Brown's Skills Development Football Camp focuses on providing excellent football instruction in a fun, safe, and productive environment. The camp features former NFL players providing hands-on experience through football warm-ups, exercises and drills. Participants will learn the importance of sportsmanship, commitment, competition, and teamwork. (Robinson Park)
- Saturday, June 16, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. - City of Pasadena, HS and Rec: Juneteenth Celebration (Jackie Robinson Community Center) Saturday, June 16, 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. - Pasadena Chalk Festival (Paseo Colorado) Join the excitement - amazing chalk murals - FREE.
- Monday, June 18 - City of Pasadena, HS and Recreation: Registration begins for summer programs. Programs begin on July 9. (City Parks) Review the many opportunities and register on-line:https://activenet11.active.com/cityofpasadena.
- Tuesday, June 19, 9:00 a.m. - 20/20 Organizing Team (Flintridge Retreat Center, 236 West Mountain Street, #117).
- Tuesday, June 19, 6:00 p.m. - Learning Works Graduation (Arboretum).
- Tuesday, June 19, 8:00 a.m. - 20/20 SKILLZ Summer School begins today (Lake Avenue Community Foundation campus). Volunteers needed; please call Jaylene Moseley 626/449-0839, ext 111 if you are able to volunteer for the benefit of our youth.
- Wednesday, June 20 through August 22 - Pasadena Arts Bus (Route 20): During the Levitt Pavilion season, Arts Bus hours will be extended for NW families.
- On Children's Night (every Wednesday), the bus will depart at 8:20 p.m. just after the show and travel the Route 20 clockwise route to Lake and Washington. Passengers will be able to get off at any Pasadena ARTS bus stop along the route. $.75 adults; $.50 youth K-12; $.35 disabled individuals and seniors.
- Thursday, June 21, 12 noon - 20/20 Reintegration Council Community Resource Fair for formerly incarcerated community members (500 East Villa Street).
- Friday, June 22, 8:00 p.m. - City of Pasadena, HS and Rec: Movies in thePark - Cars 2 (Robinson Park).
- Friday, June 22, 8:00 p.m. - City of Pasadena, HS and Rec: Movies in the Park - Puss in Boots (Victory Park).
- Saturday, June 23, 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 pm. - City of Pasadena, HS and Rec: Roses Boxing Show (Villa Parke Community Center).
- Saturday, June 23, 7:30 p.m. - Friendship Baptist Church: Freedom Over Me: A Juneteenth Celebration!" (80 West Dayton Street) Spirituals and poetry set to music - $15.
- Tuesday, June 26, 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. - 20/20 Reintegration: Peer Support Network (659 East Walnut Street).
- Saturday, June 30, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. - Metropolitan Baptist Church: Neighborhood Resource & Opportunity Fair (2283 North Fair Oaks Avenue, Altadena). Referrals for tattoo removal, employment and job skills, health screenings and testings, GED and high school completion, education and tutoring, substance abuse services, vocational training, expungement referrals, etc.
- Saturday, July 7, time t/b/d - Youth for Human Rights: Forum on MarshallHigh pilot human rights leadership project (venue t/b/d).
- Saturday, July 7 through August 24, 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings - City of Pasadena, HS and Rec: Parks After Dark, free recreational and educational opportunities, including swimming, movies, sports leagues, etc. (Jackie Robinson Center: 626/744-7330; and Villa-Parke: 626/744-6530).
- Monday, July 9 - City of Pasadena, HS and Recreation: Summer Session starts. Registration begins June 18. (City Parks) Review the many opportunities: https://activenet11.active.com/ cityofpasadena.
Resources: The California Pregnant and Parenting Youth Guide - "This is the first comprehensive guide of its kind in California. It walks pregnant and parenting minors, their families and service providers . . . through relevant laws, so youth can make the best decisions for their circumstances." www.pregnantyouth.info (in Spanish: www.pregnantyouth.info/espanol/index.shtml)
Webinars and in-person trainings available at Planned Parenthood Pasadena and San Gabriel Vallye, Inc. (email
or mail to:
for more information)
Citizens Guide to County Services - a booklet, prepared by the County Public Affairs Office, of services under simply stated headings to help find the appropriate department or agency performing the service. Use at the Flintridge Philanthropy Resource Library (236 West Mountain Street, #118) or contact the County of Los Angeles Public Affairs office: 213/974-1311;
or mail to:
Flintridge Philanthropy Resource Library - State of the art nonprofit research library. It is the only cooperating collection of the Foundation Center serving the San Gabriel Valley, and it is open as a free resource to our community partners.
The Library contains in-depth material on foundations, corporations and government agencies that provide support for nonprofit organizations:
- Foundation Directory Online
- Foundation Grants to Individuals Online
- Wealth Engine
The collection of over 1,400 titles includes books and periodicals that cover all aspects of grantwriting, fundraising and nonprofit management, including board development, strategic planning, financial accounting, human resources and volunteer management. Another collection focus is programming and issues affecting children, youth and families - particularly those in high-need, high-risk circumstances. Assistance using library resources is always available.
Wireless internet is available, so bring your laptop. In addition, four computer work stations are in the library for your use and access to funding databases.
Library Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and the 3rd Saturday of each month - 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Orientations: 3rd Saturday of the month at 9:00 a.m. sharp.
Survival Guide 2012-2013 - Services for individuals, families and organizations in Pasadena, compiled by the City of Pasadena, Commission on the Status of Women. Pick up or use a guide at community centers, City Hall and at the Flintridge Philanthropy Resource Library (236 West Mountain Street, #118). Referrals are provided for the following services:
- Food, Shelter and Clothing
- Child Care and After-School Programs
- City of Pasadena Communtiy Centers and Programs
- Services for Persons with Physical and Developmental Disabilities
- Government Programs
- Health Services
- Home Health Services
- Leadership Development
- Legal Services
- Literacy Programs
- Mental Health Services
- Pregnancy and Family Planning
- Programs for Mothers and Their Children
- Senior Services and Centers
- Social Services
- Substance Abuse
- Violence Against Women and Children
- Women's Organizations
[Vision 20/20: The 2020 vision is a transformed community that is built through collaborative action to one that is safe and healthy for all of our residents, especially for our youth and young adults. The 2020 mission is to stop violence by working with the highest risk, highest need and gang-impacted youth, young adults and families, with the goal of creating and implementing strategies that prevent and reduce communtiy, gang and other forms of violence.]