You don’t have to spend a lot of money or go very far to enjoy these three environmentally themed, fun, local Pasadena events.
Check out a different kind of Expo at the New World Fair Green Health Expo Saturday May 22- Sunday May 23 from 10 am to 7 pm. at the Pasadena Convention Center, located at 300 E Green St, Pasadena, CA or call (626) 795-9311 for directions and parking information.
Saturday and Sunday you can browse over 225 exhibits featuring everything from organic foods and beverages with both vegetarian and non-vegetarian specialties, you can learn about the latest in natural health care, shop for jewelry, clothing, green-living and fair trade products, get a massage, or have your palm read.
If you are interested in learning more about green living, the expo features more than 70 lectures and workshops presented continually in five rooms. Visitors will be treated to a variety of music and entertainment, including: belly dancers, an interactive drum circle, karate demonstrations and free yoga classes. Go to their website for the schedule of events, and bring the whole family!
On Wednesday, May 26, 2010 from 7-8:30 pm, Dr. Alfred K. Neuman will be speaking on “Climate Change and the Role of Women” in the Donald R. Wright Auditorium of the Pasadena Central Library, located at 285 East Walnut Street, Pasadena, CA 91101. The doors to the auditorium will be open at 6pm, so come early to meet other community involved Pasadena residents.
The library does not allow parking for these events in the library parking lots, but you can use the lots at The University of Phoenix parking lot on Garfield, which is adjacent to the library’s lot and it’s free. There is street parking on Garfield that is free; the Parole Office parking lot on the corner of Euclid and Walnut charges $3.00 between 12:30 pm. and 7 pm., and is free after 7 pm. or you can use county parking lot #53 which charges a $3.00 flat rate after 4 pm.
These once a month Eco-Community Dialogues are free to the public, and are brought to you by Nancy Nelson, a Pasadena Neighborhood Leadership Institute graduate and avid environmentalist. For more information about the event please contact Nancy Nelson at [email protected] or you can call her at 626-795-0376.
If you are environmentally active community member or would like to get involved with a group of great people who meet once a month and discuss green lifestyles, meet up with the “Transition to Green Community” club on May 29 at Mo’s Restaurant at 4301 W. Riverside Dr, Burbank, CA (818) 845-3009.
This meeting will highlight an expert from Armstrong Nursery and other organic gardeners who will share information on indoor and outdoor organic gardens, and native gardens. The meeting will be held between 2:30-4:30 pm and there will be a small gift give-away. There is a limited amount of space in the meeting room so please RSVP to 323-719-0768.