Family Movie Fridays
The Family Movie Fridays series begins this Friday, April 23, 2010 and is open to all. All movies will be shown at 7:45pm in Kersting Court, located at the intersection of Baldwin Ave. and Sierra Madre Blvd. Where the Wild Things Are will be shown this Friday, April 23. All movies are shown at no cost, due to a very generous donation by the Sierra Madre Volunteer Firefighters Association.
2010 Art Fair and Mother’s Day a Perfect Fit
”A good painting to me has always been like a friend. It keeps me company, comforts and inspires.” Hedy Lamarr Here’s the perfect Mother’s Day gift idea! Surround yourself Saturday, May 1, and Sunday, May 2, amidst the finest in Watercolors, Pottery, Ceramics, Gourd Art, Woodcarvings, Mixed Media, Glass, Photography, Jewelry, and Oil Paintings in the heart of Sierra Madre. The treasure of Sierra Madre will take on a whole new meaning as you as you shop the Sierra Madre Art Fair seeking the perfect gift for Mom.
Admission is free as the Friends of the Sierra Madre Library transform Memorial Park into an exquisite kaleidoscope of colors, shapes and sizes. 100 invited artists seek to amaze and delight your senses with their original creations. Those senses also include what you hear. The Art Fair plays host to musical performers Carbe-Durand, Ann Luke, The Tumbling Tumbleweeds, Jean’s Music, Banna Beg Mall, String Planet, and the Joel Penner Trio.
Tantalizing our sense of taste will include Taquito Lover, Hawaiian Shaved Ice, Chinese & Korean BBQ, North Shore Hawaiian BBQ. The Sierra Madre Historical Preservation Society will be serving up old-fashioned lemonade and coffee. And the Friends of the Library Food Booth offer up carrot, banana nut, zucchini, spice, cranberry and walnut breads. Also committed to helping encourage the artists of the future we have asked the Creative Arts Group to offer up a fun and imaginative craft activity for children.
“Fanciful Birds” invites our younger crowd to choose their favorite bird and decorate it with feathers, beaks, tails and wings that you can draw or cut out. Gift your mom this year with the opportunity to bring the Art Fair home in a memorable work of art: A keepsake that will prove a lifelong reminder of your love and devotion. Your participation and support of the Art Fair enable the library to add new acquisitions and additions to collections and support library services and programs.
Be sure to mark Saturday, May 1, 2010, 9:30 – 6:00pm, and Sunday, May 2, 2010, 9:30 – 5:00pm. Memorial Park is located in Sierra Madre at 222 West Sierra Madre Blvd. 1 long block west of Baldwin Avenue.
Mount Wilson Trail Race Kids Art Show
Are you interested in participating in the MWTR Kids Art Show? On Friday, April 30 youth will have the opportunity to decorate running shoes that will be displayed at the Mount Wilson Trail Race! The decorating day will be held in Kersting Court from 3:00pm – 5:00pm. All decorating materials will be provided at no cost and the event is open to all interested youth. For more information call 626-355-5278