May 17 2019
2019 CALIFORNIA WATERMELON FESTIVAL @Watermelonfest
 

2019 CALIFORNIA WATERMELON FESTIVAL

Saturday June 29th & Sunday June 30th, 10am to 10pm. Tickets good for either day.

Join us for a day full of watermelon fun! This year will be the best ever, as we host our largest event yet with over 60,000 pounds of fresh-off-the-farm California watermelons, chilled, sliced and served fresh to you!

TICKET INCLUDES

  • All-You-Can-Eat Watermelon!
  • Kids: Petting Zoo, Pony Rides, Children’s Theater, Magic Shows, Bubble Parties, Balloon Hats, Crafts, crazy Arena Games, Wildlife Exhibit, Butterfly Feeding, BMX Bike Pro Stunt Show and more (Kid’s Zone open from 10am – 7pm)
  • Beautiful Watermelon Carvings, Cooking Demonstrations and Tastings
  • Great Bands including
    • Saturday 8 PM: Flux Capacitors, Totally Awesome 80s Tribute Band
    • Sunday 8 PM: Selena Tribute Band

THE BEST IN SUMMER YUM & FUN!!

  • Everything from BBQ to Vegan to Tasty Watermelon Desserts and Drinks
  • Beer and Wine Garden. Try our Watermelon Ritas!
  • A full carnival: Purchase 10 Ride Super Saver Packages and Save up to 70%!

All tickets are good for 1 day of your choosing: Saturday the 29th or Sunday the 30th.

Read our FAQs to learn more about rules, regulations, and event services

See more videos and pictures on our website at https://www.watermelonfest.org/

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May 16 2019
Glendale Tech on Tap + DishDivvy Present: “Soufra” at the Laemmle Glendale!
 

“SOUFRA” DOCUMENTARY SCREENING DishDivvy & Glendale Tech on Tap are pleased to present, for the first time in Glendale, the premier screening of “Soufra.” Soufra follows the unlikely and wildly inspirational story of intrepid social entrepreneur, Mariam Shaar – a generational refugee who has spent her entire life in the Burj El Barajneh refugee camp just south of Beirut, Lebanon. The film follows Mariam as she sets out against all odds to change her fate by launching a successful catering company, “Soufra,” and then expand it into a food truck business with a diverse team of fellow refugee woman who now share this camp as their home. See the trailer here. DishDivvy is a proud sponsor and organizer of this screening. DishDivvy is a food-tech platform connecting Approved HomeCooks with hungry neighbors, with a mission to provide economic opportunities to underrepresented labor groups who are traditionally left out of the commercial food sector. The struggles and challenges of the Palestinian refugee women, as documented in “Soufra”, have resonated deeply with the founders of DishDivvy. We are excited to bring this story of entrepreneurship and hope to our local community. The film will be screened at Glendale’s beautiful Laemmle Theater. Guests will enjoy a Soufra-inspired boxed meal to enjoy during the film, prepared by local DishDivvy HomeCooks. An interactive Q&A / audience discussion will follow, led by community leader, Fr. Vasken Movsesian.  
IMPORTANT EVENT INFO: Please arrive by 6:30 PM to check in and receive your seat assignment and boxed meal. The film will begin promptly at 7:00 PM. No late seating. A 30-minute Q&A / open discussion will follow the film. Free 90 minute parking is available at Exchange Parking Garage on 115 Artsakh Ave, Glendale, CA 91206. This event is made possible by our amazing sponsors: NextHome Luxe Group Bruno Group Friendly Filmworks Inverselogic KEEN Fitness New York Life agent Roya Ebrahimi Fenwick & West, LLP
Buy Tickets – $15
Glendale Tech on Tap is a monthly meet-up created to strengthen the ecosystem of technology, innovation and entrepreneurship in Glendale. Past partners include UCLA, NASA, ServiceTitan, Mobileforming, Age of Learning, the Beat Junkie Institute of Sound, CBRE, Rolling Robots, Interactivism and the Pasadena Angels. Raise a glass to tech every fourth Wednesday of the month in Downtown Glendale.
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May 15 2019
LitFest Pasadena is this Weekend @LitFestPasadena Jonathan Gold’s Effect on City
 

How Jonathan Gold Reinvented Los Angeles
May 19, Sunday, 8-9 p.m., Pasadena Playhouse, main stage
Laurie Ochoa gathers friends and colleagues, including LA Times “Food” section writer Amy Scattergood, Vogue magazine film critic John Powers, author Jervey Tervalon, and City of Gold Director Laura Gabbert, to celebrate and remember the unique life, wit, and wisdom of LitFest Pasadena co-founder Jonathan Gold – and his profound effect upon the City of Los Angeles.

#LitFestPasadena (May 18 & 19) is more than just a #free literary festival-it’s a #GREEN one! But we need your help: 1. Download the schedule to your phone: http://litfestpasadena.org/schedule/  2. Bring a (full) reusable water bottle. 3. Bring a reusable bag. See you this weekend! #Pasadena
8th Annual LitFest Pasadena Two Action-Packed Days and Nights of Literary Events the weekend of May 18th & 19th Free in the historic Playhouse District 1:00pm – 9:00pm
• Over 150 Diverse Authors • 50+ Panels, Workshops, Performances & Podcasts Visit our website
The mission of LitFest Pasadena is to provide an opportunity for authors and community members to celebrate literature of all kinds, to instill a love of reading and writing, and to provide a public intersection of dialogue around the variety of topics and ideas that books inspire.
photo by Rosalind Helfand
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May 14 2019
iOS 12.3 Apple Released
 

iOS 12.3 includes support for AirPlay 2-enabled TVs and features a redesigned Apple TV app. This update also includes bug fixes and improvements.

AirPlay 2

  • AirPlay 2 now supports sharing videos, photos, music and more from your iPhone and iPad directly to your AirPlay 2-enabled smart TV
  • One-tap playback automatically plays your chosen TV show or movie on the last screen you used based on time and location
  • Siri Suggestions to watch movies and TV shows now include an option to AirPlay
  • Intelligent suggestions are all done on-device so your personal information stays private

Apple TV app

  • The Apple TV app features an all-new design that highlights expertly curated collections and personalized recommendations
  • Apple TV channels offer subscriptions to HBO, Showtime, Starz, and more, available to watch directly in the Apple TV app, online or off
  • Subscriptions to Apple TV channels can be shared with up to six family members, with no new apps, accounts, or passwords needed
  • New release movies are available to buy or rent in the Apple TV app, including the full catalog of over 100,000 movies and the largest selection of 4K HDR titles
  • A new dedicated kids section helps you discover editorially-handpicked shows and movies safe for kids of all ages
  • The Apple TV app can now intelligently suggest playing to the most likely Apple TVs or AirPlay 2-enabled TVs nearby

This update also includes bug fixes and improvements. This update:

  • Adds the ability to follow a magazine from the Apple News+ catalog browsing view
  • Apple Music’s For You tab now updates multiple times a day suggesting music based on themes like genres, artists, and moods you love
  • Fixes an issue that could prevent Apple TV Remote from pausing video, controlling video, or changing volume on supported receivers
  • Addresses an issue that could cause calls made using Wi-Fi calling to drop
  • Fixes an issue where song information from a connected iPhone may not appear in a car’s display

For information on the security content of Apple software updates, please visit this website:

https://support.apple.com/kb/HT201222

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May 14 2019
Pasadena Daydream Festival at the Brookside at the Rose Bowl on Saturday, August 31, 2019 @HollandsOpusFdn @RoseBowlStadium
 
The Cure headlines and curates Pasadena Daydream Festival to take place at the Brookside at the Rose Bowl on Saturday, August 31, featuring performances by Pixies, Deftones, Mogwai, Throwing Muses, The Joy Formidable, Chelsea Wolfe, The Twilight Sad, Emma Ruth Rundle and Kælan Mikla.
Following their 40th anniversary appearance at BST Hyde Park, London in 2018, The Cure have invited a selection of their favorite artists for another summer headline event, this time set against the West Coast backdrop of Pasadena’s Rose Bowl. In Robert Smith’s own words, “Hyde Park was a fabulous experience, the whole day was really magical, and we wanted to create something with a similar celebratory vibe for this summer.”
Recently inducted into the Rock’n’Roll Hall of Fame, The Cure has been instrumental in shaping the global, post-punk musical landscape. Earning a reputation for melancholy with albums such as Pornography, Disintegration and Bloodflowers, the band has also produced an astonishing succession of pop hits, including, among many others, ‘Boys Don’t Cry’, ‘The Lovecats’, ‘In Between Days’ ‘Close To Me’, ‘Just Like Heaven’, ‘Lullaby’, ‘Lovesong’ and ‘Friday I’m In Love’.

PASADENA DAYDREAM FESTIVAL General Admission: $149 + $1 charity + fees VIP: $299 + $1 charity + fees Preferred parking: $40 + $1 charity + fees
$1 from every ticket sold will go towards music and arts education organizations and local charities, which include Mr. Holland’s Opus, Little Kids Rock, Free Arts for Abused Children, Inner-City Arts and The Painted Turtle.
TICKETS GO ON SALE FRIDAY, MAY 17TH AT NOON
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May 14 2019
Trade War
 

Trump has escalated the trade war with China.

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May 7 2019
Pasadena Playhouse Block Party June 8, 2019
 

After more than 12,000 attended to celebrate the community arts in Pasadena last year, the Playhouse Block Party returns this summer! Join thousands of people in a celebration of arts and culture at our second annual FREE Block Party.

Playhouse Block Party

June 8, 2019

El Molino Ave @ Colorado Blvd

Pasadena, CA

12 pm – 10 pm

In partnership with Pasadena Playhouse and the Playhouse District Association, Playhouse Block Party is a family-friendly event featuring live music, food, libations, guided tours, and interactive activities, all curated by our local arts organizations and community partners.

For more information, please visit playhouseblockparty.org.

MAKE YOUR VISIT TO PASADENA AN ALL-DAY AFFAIR: Also on June 8 from noon-8pm, don’t miss the third edition of BoldPas: A Day of Art & Play in Old Pasadena. The free, community art event showcases 16 temporary art installations throughout Old Pasadena’s unique network of pedestrian alleys, giving visitors the chance to interact with art that is BOLD – in color, scale, materials, and concept. Come play with the art, meet the artists, snap photos, and experience historic Old Pasadena with new eyes! Learn more at www.oldpasadena.org/boldpas.

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Apr 25 2019
When to Call 9-1-1
 

When to Call 9-1-1

Dial 9-1-1 in an emergency, which is any situation that requires immediate assistance from the Fire or Police Department.

Dial 9-1-1 in an emergency, which is any situation that requires immediate assistance from the Fire or Police Department. Examples include but are not limited to the following Fire or Police services:

• A fire
• A crime, especially if in progress
• A car crash, especially if someone is injured
• A medical emergency, especially symptoms that require immediate medical attention

When you call 9-1-1, be prepared to answer the call taker’s questions, which may include:

• The location of the emergency, including the street address
• The phone number you are calling from
• The nature of the emergency
• Details about the emergency, such as a description of a fire or a person’s injuries

For more information, please watch the 911 Emergency Video or read the When to Call 9-1-1 Brochure (available in English, Spanish and Armenian).

The Verdugo Fire Communications Center was established on August 1, 1979 by the founding cities of Burbank, Glendale and Pasadena. To learn more about this regional dispatch center, visit www.verdugofire.com.

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Apr 24 2019
Upland lemon festival April 26-28, 2019
 

Upland lemon festival carnival pre-sale get six rides intotwo for one games for $10 a $20 value use promo code 2019lemon

Rides games shopping live music uplandlemonfestival.com

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Apr 22 2019
National Prescription Drug Take Back April 27, 2019 Pasadena @pasadenapd @pasadenagov #TakeBackDay @RAD_SGV
 

National prescription drug take back April 27, 2019 10 AM to 2 PM Pasadena Police Department

Reduce access to old and unused prescription medication in your home by participating in the national prescription drug take back

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Apr 20 2019
Harry’s Berries Dinner 2019
 

Harry’s Berries Dinner 2019

Benefiting the pancreatic cancer action network.

Harry’s Berries Benefit Dinner featuring everything fresh grown on the farm with dinner prepared by our friends at Wolfgang Puck Catering. 100% of the proceeds will benefit the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network(PANCAN) This organization hits home for the Harry’s Berries family as Grandpa Harry & Grandma Yo were both diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer.
🍓 Saturday, June 29th 2019🍓
Tickets can be purchased at any participating Certified Farmers’ Markets here in Southern California or via paypal.me/harrysberries.

 

 

An amazing dinner featuring everything grown and fresh picked on our farm will be provided by our generous friends at Wolfgang Puck catering.

https://www.facebook.com/events/376870939578271/

Saturday, June 29, 2019 cocktails 4 PM dinner 6 PM tickets available at our farmers market stands and online at PayPal.me/Harry’s berries online purchasers please provide your mailing address so we can mail you your tickets make check payable to Harry’s berries texted that the photo nation receipt to follow adults $100 kids 6 to 11 years $35.05 years and under are free purple for a purpose November is pancreatic cancer awareness month 5777 E. Vineyard Ave., Oxnard, CA 93036 Molly 805-415-3110

June 29, 2019

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Apr 16 2019
Trader Joe’s Fruit And Nuts, Date, Hazelnut, Cacao – Discontinued
 

If you are like me you go to Trader Joe’s and find something you really like and then it is discontinued. Well it happened again, Trader Joe’s had bags of 8 Nothing but Fruit & Nuts, Dates, Hazelnut, Cacao snacks, disks, The name says it all! These little disks contain nothing but Dates, Hazelnuts, and Cacao for a delicious on the go treat. Unsweetened. 8 .88oz 25g pieces.

The package was selling for $3.99 at stores, and now is selling for upwards of $12 online on ebay, amazon and other online stores.

There are other varieties but apparently according to one local store this variety is discontinued. From one day to the next the shelf was cleared out, so someone must have tipped off someone that was it. No more. This type of snack disk is available from other companies, perhaps they are the ones making it for Trader Joe’s.

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Apr 16 2019
Earth Day Festival & Expo Pasadena 2019 #EarthDay #Day1DO #EarthDayPasadena
 

Celebrate #EarthDay by sharing your vision for the future of LA County, then enjoy the festival to follow!

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9AM – 12PM – Our County Sustainability Plan Expo
Armory Center for the Arts Community Room
Our County is the first-ever LA Countywide Sustainability Plan that outlines a vision to balance environmental goals, equity, and economy. The plan addresses climate change, water, energy, land use, transportation, open space and land use, biodiversity, public health, workforce, housing, and resilience. Activities for children and translation services available.
Register: OurCounty.eventbrite.com

12PM – 3PM – Earth Day Festival
Memorial Park (across the street)
Learn about local efforts to be more water wise, reduce waste, support clean energy, travel green & more! Engage with community groups, organizations and eco-friendly businesses. Enjoy art, music, food trucks, and take action! Family & kid-friendly.
To participate as an exhibitor: [email protected]

#Day1DO#EarthDayPasadena

City of Pasadena – Public Agency
Los Angeles County, California
Kathryn Barger Los Angeles County Supervisor 2020
Liberty Hill Foundation
CA Champions for Change
Transition Pasadena
Citizens Climate Lobby
AltaPasa Green Circle
Pasadena Complete Streets Coalition
Bike San Gabriel Valley – BIKE SGV
RAD – Rethinking Alcohol and other Drugs
Throop Unitarian Universalist Church
Foothill Transit
301 Organics
The River Project
Repair Cafe Pasadena
Farm Fresh To You
Light Bringer Project
Master Gardener Program, UC Cooperative Extension, Los Angeles County
Sunrise MovementSunrise Movement Los Angeles
Kiss The Ground
Shumei Pasadena Center
Pasadena Audubon Society
SoCal 350 Climate Action
The Animal Hope & Wellness Foundation
&more!

#OurCounty#FREE#green#water#energy#climate#transportation#zerowaste#equity#housing#parks#health#earth#EmpoweRx#Pasadena#LosAngeles

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Apr 1 2019
Spend $75 on UGG at Zappos and earn $25 @zappos #deal @thetopdeal
 

Now through April 6, shoppers can earn a $25 promo code on their next purchase if they make a purchase of $75 or more on UGG products.

Spend $75 on UGG and receive a $25 promo code on your next purchase – Now thru 4/6

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Mar 25 2019
Apple Update iOS 12.2 Released #appleios #iosupdate
 

iOS 12.2 provides support for Apple News+, adds the ability for Siri to play videos from your iOS device to Apple TV, and includes four new Animoji. This update also includes bug fixes and improvements.

Apple News+

  • Apple News+ is a new subscription service that extends the Apple News experience with hundreds of magazines and top newspapers
  • Our editors handpick top articles and magazine issues, and you also get personalized recommendations on the topics most interesting to you
  • Automatic downloads make it easy to read magazine issues offline
  • Apple News is now available in Canada, with a free experience that includes handpicked Top Stories, a personalized Today feed, and support for both English and French
  • Apple News+ is available in the U.S. and in Canada, with dozens of additional Canadian magazines

Siri

  • Ask Siri on your iPhone or iPad to play any video, show, movie, sports game, or channel on Apple TV. For example, “Hey Siri, play Free Solo on my TV”

Animoji

  • Four new Animoji—owl, boar, giraffe and shark—are included for iPhone X and later, iPad Pro 12.9-inch (3rd generation) and iPad Pro 11-inch

AirPlay

  • Dedicated TV controls in Control Center and on the Lock Screen give you quick access to TV controls
  • AirPlay multitasking for video allows you to browse other apps, as well as play other short form audio and video files locally on your device without interrupting AirPlay
  • AirPlay destinations are now grouped by content type making it faster for you to find what device you want to play to

Apple Pay

  • Apple Pay Cash customers can now transfer money to their bank accounts instantly using their Visa debit cards
  • Wallet app now conveniently displays Apple Pay credit and debit transactions right below the card

Screen Time

  • Downtime can be configured with a different schedule for each day of the week
  • A new toggle enables easily turning app limits on or off temporarily

Safari

  • Website sign-in now occurs automatically after filling credentials with Password AutoFill
  • Warnings now appear when loading unencrypted webpages
  • Removes support for the expired Do Not Track standard to prevent potential use as a fingerprinting variable; Intelligent Tracking Prevention now protects against cross-site tracking by default
  • Smart Search Field queries can now be modified by tapping the arrow icon next to search suggestions

Apple Music

  • The Browse tab shows more editorial highlights on a single page making it easier to discover new music, playlists, and more

AirPods

  • Support for new AirPods (2nd generation)

This update also includes other improvements and bug fixes. This update:

  • Supports Air Quality Index in Maps for US, UK, and India
  • Includes information in Settings on how much time remains on your device’s warranty period
  • Supports real-time text (RTT) for phone calls made through a nearby iPhone on iPad and iPod Touch
  • Displays a “5G E” icon for iPhone 8 and later, iPad Pro 12.9-inch (3rd generation) or iPad Pro 11-inch indicating that users are in an area where AT&T’s 5G Evolution network is available
  • Improves quality of audio recordings in Messages
  • Improves stability and performance of Apple TV Remote on iOS
  • Fixes an issue that prevented some missed calls from appearing in Notification Center
  • Addresses an issue where a badge notification could appear on Settings even though no action is needed
  • Addresses an issue in Settings > General > iPhone Storage where the storage size of some large apps, the System category, and the Other category in the storage bar graph could be incorrect
  • Fixes an issue that could cause Voice Memos to automatically play back recordings after connecting to a car Bluetooth device
  • Resolves an issue that could cause Voice Memos to temporarily prevent renaming a recording

For information on the security content of Apple software updates, please visit this website:

https://support.apple.com/kb/HT201222
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Mar 23 2019
Final Fridays Rose Bowl Pasadena @RoseBowlStadium #pasadena
 

FINAL FRIDAYS

Food Truck Festival

For the first time ever, Final Fridays will be making its way to the shaded oaks and immaculate grounds surrounding the Rose Bowl Stadium. Bring a blanket, ball, and the family to Pasadena’s premiere 5-star park – The Greens at the Rose Bowl. Additional activities to include foot golf, outdoor games, moon bounces, photo opportunities, and tours of the Rose Bowl Stadium.

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Admission and parking is free for all attendees. Entry to the event is through north Lot K. Final Fridays will take place on the following dates:

  • Friday, March 29th from 4:00 – 8:00 PM
  • Friday, April 26th  from 4:00 – 8:00 PM
  • Friday, May 31st  from 4:00 – 8:00 PM
  • Friday, June 28th  from 4:00 – 8:00 PM
  • Friday, July 26th from 4:00 – 8:00 PM
  • Friday, August 30th from 4:00 – 8:00 PM

March 29th Food and Drinks By: Tokyo Doggie Style, Deli Doctor, Dreamy Creations, Vchos, Kona Ice, and Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf. Additional vendors to be announced.

Final Fridays is finally here! The last Friday of every month we’ll be hosting food trucks, music, games and more out on the @BrooksideGC golf course! Bring your family, friends and pets and enjoy your spring/summer evenings out on The Greens! Info – https://bit.ly/2C5JUyD 

To become a vendor please email [email protected]

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Mar 16 2019
Monrovia Music Festival 2019
 

Sun, Jun 2, 2019 @ Library Park. FREE Admission! Monrovia Music Festival brings communities together through music & art. Sponsor opportunities available. More info here

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Mar 16 2019
Citimortage Loan Servicing Sold to Cenlar As Complaints Registered Horrible Reviews @citi #citimortgage
 

CitiMortgage a division of Citi Group has apparently decided to exit or sell their loan servicing business. The company to handle the loans is Cenlar. A company who has nothing but bad reviews.

The letter we received from Citimortgage comes two weeks before the first payment is due! With no prior notification, and nothing mentioned on the CitiMortgage portal /dashboard. it is alarming that the letter looks like a total scam, but apparently as confirmed by a rep from Cenlar and CitiMortgage in the Philippines, the letter is accurate.

The issues are countless as Cenlar cannot setup accounts, less than two weeks from the due date. Both parties claim that auto payments will be transferred and there will be no late fees.

If you are a Citi Mortgage customer you should be very worried that this transition is plagued with problems especially since Citi claims they are doing everything to ensure a smooth transition. You can read more about the 2017 Citi press release here

Citi was fined for unscrupulous practices of $8.6 million by the Federal Reserve, not much has been written about this. Here is the story.

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Mar 13 2019
Caltech Science for March 2019 @caltech
 

Come Visit Caltech’s Campus, Interact With Caltech/JPL Scientists, Participate In 50+ Science Activities, Hear TED-Style Science Talks, And Listen To Keynote Speakers

The Caltech Postdoc Association (CPA) along with Graduate Student Council (GSC), Center for Teaching, Learning, and Outreach (CTLO) and Theater Arts at Caltech (TACIT) are organizing the “Science for March” event on March 16th from 10am – 3pm, at Beckman Mall, Caltech. 

The idea behind this event is to engage the local community in science and help elevate the community’s understanding of what science is and what scientists do and hopefully inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers.  Visitors can interact with 50+ science activities, hear TED-style science talks, and listen to keynote speakers. 

This event is free and open to the general public with many activities for K-12 children !


RSVP and Join us for:

  • 50+  outreach booths from Caltech/JPL labs and invited scientists and educators beyond Caltech
  • TED-style talks from Caltech scientists

Caltech Science For March Event Is Free And Open To The General Public With Many Activities For K-12 Children. 

General Schedule:

10:00am – 1:00pm Science Booths and Activities

1:00pm – 1:30 pm Lunch break, Banner signing.

1:30pm – 3:30pm Talks, Lunch/mixer for the Science for March volunteers and presenters

Parking:

Sat, March 16, 2019

10:00 AM – 3:30 PM PDT

All campus garages are free on weekends, see this website for specific locations (i.e. 1-4)

https://www.parking.caltech.edu/documents/35-interactive_parking_map.pdf

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Mar 2 2019
U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds celebrate Captain Marvel with Hollywood flyover Pasadena, Caltech, JPL and Los Angeles #AFThunderbirds, #CaptainMarvel, #SuperHeroAirman #AirForce @afthunderbirds
 

U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds celebrate Captain Marvel with Hollywood flyover

Formation of six F-16 Fighting Falcons to fly over Hollywood

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. – The United States Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron “Thunderbirds” will fly over Hollywood in celebration of the upcoming film Captain Marvel during the afternoon of March 4, 2019.

The formation will feature six F-16 Fighting Falcons, the Air Force’s premier multi-role fighter aircraft, soaring over Hollywood from 12:15 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Marvel Studio’s newest film, Captain Marvel, will release in theaters nationwide on March 8. The film follows the story of Captain Carol Danvers, an Air Force fighter pilot who goes on to become the most powerful superhero in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

“This flyover is a unique moment to honor the men and women serving in the Armed Forces who are represented in Captain Marvel,” said Lt. Col. John Caldwell, the Thunderbirds Commander/Leader. “Being part of this event is a tremendous opportunity, and we look forward to demonstrating the pride, precision and professionalism of the 660,000 total force Airmen of the U.S. Air Force over the city of Los Angeles.”

The Thunderbirds have close ties to the film’s production. Last January, in preparation for the film, lead actress Brie Larson and director Anna Boden visited the team during an Air Force immersion and F-16 flight at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

During production, the team provided two Thunderbird pilots to advise cast and crew on fighter pilot traditions and culture. One of the advisors was Maj. Stephen “Cajun” Del Bagno, who passed away in a mishap during a routine Thunderbird training flight in Nevada only a week after consulting on-set.

“Executing this flyover is a fitting tribute to Cajun,” said Maj. Matt Kimmel, the Thunderbirds Lead Solo pilot who advised the Captain Marvel team with Maj. Del Bagno. “He lived to share his passion for aviation with everyone he met and always left you with a smile. We carry his legacy each day and can’t wait to make him proud by showing off his U.S. Air Force and his team in his backyard.”

Residents along the flight path can expect a few seconds of jet noise as the aircraft pass overhead, along with the sight of six high-performance fighter aircraft flying less than three feet from each other in precise formation.

The Thunderbirds welcome and encourage viewers to tag the team on social media in photos and videos of their formation with the hashtags #AFThunderbirds, #CaptainMarvel, #SuperHeroAirman and #AirForce.

For more on the team, go to afthunderbirds.com or follow @afthunderbirds on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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