Pasadena weekend: January 16-18

Participate in an organic gardening workshop, hike the Angeles National Forest. Plus: ongoing and recurring events.

Gardening, workshop. On Saturday morning, Descanso Gardens (La Canada) will host the first of three session of a workshop on organic gardening.

Gardening, hands-onTransition Pasadena's Throop Learning Garden (usually) meets on Sunday mornings.

Hike. For Saturday, the Crescenta Valley Group of the Sierra Club has put a day hike in the Angeles National Forest on the calendar.

Walks, docent-led. On Saturday morning, the Arboretum (Arcadia) will host a walking tour, and the Eaton Canyon Nature Center will offer a guided walk for familiesDescanso Gardens (La Canada) has docent-guided seasonal walks on its calendar for Saturday and Sunday morning.

The Arroyo Food Co-op is open on Saturdays and Sundays for shopping and pick-ups (in addition to Tuesdays.) Orders placed online by Sunday midnight will be available for pick-up starting next Tuesday. In other news, it is hiring staff members.

Two City surveysPasadena Public Works is asking members of the community to weigh in on the future of trees in the city. Pasadena Water and Power is conducting a survey on the city's energy future. (Note: PWP has not posted any information on when the survey period ends, but as of this printing the link was still up.)

Cycling. On Sunday morning Pasadena Cyclery will hold Gwen's Group Ride and the Sunday Morning Neighborhood StrollFor details see the calendar page of Pasastainable, CA.

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. As part of the Pasadena Arts Council's AxS Festival 2014, 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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Unless otherwise noted, all events take place in Pasadena. For times, addresses and other details please see the calendar page of Pasastainable, CA or the event owner's webpage.