Participate in a cottage foods workshop, learn how to make soap, ride your bike, get involved in the movement against climate change. Plus: ongoing and recurring events and this week's random read.
Cottage foods and the law. On Saturday, the Armory is hosting a workshop titled California Food Law: Locally Grown, Made and Shared. Ideal for foodies, cottage enterprisers, neighborhood harvesters and garden groupers.
Toy ride. Ride your bike with the Pasadena Complete Streets Coalition on Friday night to collect toys for local families, explore some of Pasadena's existing great neighborhood streets by night and enjoy some festive, hot, seasonal beverages and goodies.
Feeder ride. Join Pasadena Complete Streets Coalition and Caltech Bike Lab on a feeder ride to the CicLAvia on Sunday. Ride will be at a pace that accommodates most cycling levels.
Climate change. Interested in climate change? The Citizen’s Climate Lobby will meet on Saturday morning.
The Arroyo Food Co-op is holding a soap making class on Saturday afternoon. The store is open on Saturdays and Sundays (as well as on Tuesdays) for shopping and pick-ups. Orders placed online by Sunday midnight will be available for pick-up starting next Tuesday. By the way: The Co-op needs volunteers to help keep the store open through the holiday season, especially on December 21, 23, 28 and 30 as well as on January 3 and 4. A special volunteer orientation has been scheduled for Sunday, December 14, 2 p.m. Sign up for orientation and your volunteering slot here.
Survey. Pasadena Water and Power is conducting a survey on the city's energy future. To participate go to https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/PWP_Energy_Future2014. (Note: PWP has not posted any information on when the survey period ends, but as of this printing the link was still up.)
Got kids? On Saturday morning, the Eaton Canyon Nature Center is hosting a family nature walk. Bring your small children, walking shoes, sunscreen, water and a hat. Also on Saturday morning at the Nature Center: the weekly Nature Tails Story Hour which includes stories, nature walks and puppet shows for children ages 3-5.
Exhibition. The Armory presents Karin Apollonia Müller's World’s Edge, a photographic exploration of the intersection between the natural landscape and complex urbanization. Ends next summer.
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