Pasadena weekend: February 27 - March 1

Attend workshops on water and vegetable gardening, visit the Repair Cafe. Plus: ongoing and recurring events.

Need a repair? Repair Cafe is a monthly get-together of people with broken toasters, computers, necklaces, scissors, you-name-its and people who know how to fix things. Meets this Saturday morning and includes a clothing swap.

Water and You is the title of a four-part workshop series that the Neighborhood Church’s Green Council has organized. The third session, on Saturday afternoon, will explore the topic Personal Water Use. Free and open to the public.

Gardening, workshop. Want to grow vegetables in raised garden beds? On Saturday morning, the Arboretum (Arcadia) will host a workshop that will cover picking the right soil for a raised bed, manual and automatic irrigation techniques, garden planning, and seasonal growing tips.

Gardening, hands-on. On Saturday there will be a Free-Food Garden work party at the Arroyo Food Co-op. Transition Pasadena's Throop Learning Garden (usually) meets on Sunday mornings.

Bicycling. On Sunday morning the Pasadena Cyclery will host a ride and clinic for beginner riders just starting out or for riders wanting to cycle more effectively.

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.

Walks, docent-ledDescanso Gardens (La Canada) is holding docent-guided seasonal walks on Saturday and Sunday morning. On Friday and Saturday morning, the Arboretum (Arcadia) will host docent-led walking tours.

Petition,'s petition for a ban of styrofoam containers in Pasadena is still up and active. 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.)

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.