Pasadena Police Activities League 2018 Rose Parade Float Preview Event
The Pasadena Police Activities League
To an exclusive float preview
THURDAY, DECEMBER 28th, 2017
from 4:00 to 7:00pm
Kids under 15: $10,
Kids under 5: $5
Beer, Wine and DINNER BUFFET
Phoenix Decorating Company
5400 Irwindale Ave, Irwindale CA 91706
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Holiday Pickpockets and Wallet Thefts Alert
As we enter the Holiday Season, the Pasadena Police Department would like the public to be aware of an increase in purse and wallet thefts. These thefts have occurred primarily while unaware victims are dining at popular restaurants or coffee shops, shopping at the grocery store, or browsing at busy retailers. While it may seem convenient to leave your open purse in the shopping cart’s child seating area, or hung over your chair at the restaurant, this is when you are most vulnerable.
The thieves involved in this criminal enterprise are very good as stealing without being detected and very fast! They are often standing right next to you, seated behind you, and he/she is often having one of their accomplices casually chatting with you as they swiftly reach into your purse and take your wallet. It is not until the victim reaches for his or her wallet that they realize it was stolen. and the thieves have already rung up hundreds of dollars in fraudulent purchases on your credit cards.
Be aware that thieves will look like every other average shopper and have been both male (wallet-grabbers) and female (distractors). Past cases have indicated they are well or casually dressed in blazers, black women’s leather jackets and polo shirts; they like to wear sunglasses (even when indoors) and they are often talking on their cell phones while loitering suspiciously. They usually won’t have shopping bags or shopping carts so they can maneuver quickly and vacate the premise.
1. Have a watchful eye
2. Be aware of your surroundings at all times and who is standing near you
3. Be alert for overly friendly persons
4. Keep your purse zipped closed and/or wallet secure, in your view and preferable with your hand over the zipper opening
5. If you see suspicious activity, please alert your local law enforcement agency promptly
See Something, Say Something!
Doo Dah Parade Hits the Streets Tomorrow
WHAT: The Occasional Pasadena Doo Dah Parade celebrates 40 years of irreverent frolicking on the streets of Pasadena this Sunday, November 19th. On Doo Dah day, over 90 unique entries will be joining in the fun from all over Southern California.
Dozens of inventive, if zany, art cars and floats will accompany a legion of revelers past the mom-n-pop shops along East Pasadena’s shady tree-lined streets with a memorable cast of eccentrics, disruptors, political pundits, lone wolves, and steam punks, comprising a legion of merrymakers.
WHEN: Doo Dah steps off at 11am. Immediately following the event, many after-parties will take place in the Parade vicinity.
WHERE: (Official address: 2627 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91107)
The Parade loops along Colorado Boulevard, between Altadena Drive and San Gabriel Boulevard, in East Pasadena.
COST: The event is always free-of-charge to the public!
MORE INFO: This year’s lineup includes The Billionaires, Danse Macabre, The Eye, Bildge Rat, Flying Baby Homerun Border Crossing, The Aloha Oy Vey Ukelele Marching Band, Radioactive Chickenheads, Dr. Steele’s Army of Toy Soldiers, Unicorns with Palace, L.A. Derby Dolls, Kilt Brigade, Cyclops, Free Thought Society, Let’s Paint and March TV!, Saucer from Bakersfield, Partying Parrotheads, Murrugun the Mystic Sword Swallower, Trashion Show, Kid Swap, Pony Baloney Express, Fish Tank Dress, Black Sabbitch, Count Smokula, Lady DJ Sparkle Pony, Howdy Krishna, The Butler, The World’s Tallest Girl Scout, Recumbent Revolution, DubRobot, Doo Dah’s 2017 Queen Imani and Grand Marshal Marty Coleman, among many others. Secret Santa, Doo Dah’s take on the North Pole icon, will close the conga line and ring in the holiday season. And… not a rose will be harmed in the making of this parade!
EVEN MORE INFO: Known as the twisted sister of the conventional Rose Parade, the Occasional Pasadena Doo Dah Parade began as a grassroots event in 1978 to gain national attention for its eccentric and, often, irreverent satire. The parade which has spawned numerous off-beat replicants across the country was even highlighted in last year’s Wall Street Journal. It was also named by Readers Digest as “America’s Best Parade,” and was recently featured in the book 50 Places You Must Visit Before You Die.
PARKING: Plenty of easy street parking is available surrounding the area. Parade route is 1 mile west of the Sierra Madre Villa Gold Line Station. Take a city bus directly to the area. Call Uber or take a Metro bike!
FOOD TRUCKS: (2636 E. Colorado Blvd.) Include Street Tamales, Rice Balls o’ Fire, Mr Softy’s Ice Cream and The Deli Doctor. They will be located next to Poo Bah Record Shop.
MERCHANDISE: Official 2017 Doo Dah T-Shirts will be for sale by vendors along the parade route, and vintage ones too! Support the Parade!
OFFICIAL AFTER-PARTY: (179 N. Vinedo St.) American Legion Post 280, just 2 blocks north of Parade, immediately following the event. New Astroturf, more live bands, Doo Dah Royalty, dancing, cheap food and drinks!! $3 cover.
UNOFFICIAL DOO DAH AFTER-PARTIES:
PooBah Records, one of Pasadena’s favorite independent music stores, will feature live in-store DJ at 2636 E. Colorado Blvd., on the parade route.
The famous Colorado Bar, located right next door at 2640 E. Colorado Blvd. will feature live bands, along with salty chips and drinks!
Plate 38, hosts Queen Imani for lunch immediately following the parade at 2631 E. Colorado Blvd at Sierra Madre Blvd.
For more information go to: https://www.pasadenadoodahparade.info
EXPLORE + CONNECT + COLLECT
Pasadena’s Premier Contemporary Ceramics Event
Xiem Fall Studio Sale showcases the skill and passion of
53 studio artists associated with Xiem Clay Center.
Come meet the artists, discover new talent and browse hundreds of
unique hand-made ceramics, with a wide range of prices.
Shop local handmade ceramic art and design for the holidays…and leave inspired!
EVENT: Xiem Fall Studio Sale
ARTISTS: Xiem Studio Members and Students
DATES: November 17th & November 18th
HOURS: Friday 17th, 6pm – 9pm and Saturday 18th, 10:30am – 4.30pm
Doo Dah Uber!
NOV. 19th 11:00AM
BRING A LAWN CHAIR!
DRESS FOR FUN
FREE Culinary Event at New School of Cooking
This Saturday Nov 18th from 2-4pm.
There will be Talks by makers, live butchering, oyster shucking, pastry demos, FREE eats and more!