Summer bash, car show and other things to do in the San Gabriel Valley/Whittier, Aug. 19-26 – San Gabriel Valley Tribune

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Glendora Kiwanis Club, Glendora Chamber of Commerce and Glendora Kiwanis Club are throwing a huge end of the summer bash with their 33rd annual Flashback Classic Car Show. It will be held at Glendora Village, on North Glendora Avenue, from 6 to 11 p.m. to 11.

Enjoy good food, cold refreshments, and live music from Silly Rabbit or the Answer, in addition to the cool cars. Tickets are $10 for 18-years-old; $5 for 55-year olds; and $5 for 10-17 years. Tickets will go on sale Saturday at 10 a.m. Tickets will be $15 for 55-year-olds and $10 for 10-17 year-olds.

Tickets can be picked up at the Glendora Chamber of Commerce at 224 N. Glendora Ave. in Glendora. For more information, visit flashbackinfo.org; www.facebook.com/flashbackglendora.

What Jane Ate Pasadena Senior Center presents “Jane Austen’s Pantry and a Look at British and Early American Food,”Thursday, August 19th at 2 pm at the center at 85 E. Holly St. Pasadena Jan Fahey, Culinary Historical Society, discusses the history and uses of British food as well as the foods Austen and her characters would likely have eaten. Reservations can be made by phone or online. Click here “Events, Clubs, and Lectures,”Then “At the Center”Call 626-795-4331. The center will also be hosting a health fair at 9 to 11 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 20, https://www.pasadenaseniorcenter.org.

Movies in parks “The Parent Trap”Finkbiner Park, 160 N. Wabash Ave. in Glendora will host the event at 8 p.m. August 20. For more information, visit cityofglendora.org. Get out of the house to cool off at “Movies at Recreation Park”Monrovia: 620 S. Shamrock Ave. “Trolls World Tour”(2020), Saturday, August 21st, 7:30 p.m. “Onward”(2020), Saturday, Aug. 28, 7:30 p.m. Admission is free. For seating, bring lawn chairs or blankets. For more information, call 6262568246 or visit www.cityofmonrovia.org.

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San Marino Motor Classic:San Marino Motor Classic, happy 10th anniversary. The premier concourse-level Southern California exhibition returns with more than 400 mint collector vehicles on display from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Sunday, August 22 (Saturday is full). Tickets are $30 by Saturday Aug. 21 and $35 thereafter; children 12 and under get free admission to the Automotive Fine Arts Society exhibition and sale. Lacy Park, 1485 Virginia Road, San Marino. For more information, visit sanmarinomotorclassic.com.

Keep rocking! “Glendora Summer Concerts in the Park”Trinity will be performing at the venue from 6-8 p.m. on Sunday, August 22. This final concert of the summer will showcase a rockin’ playlist of Journey, Foreigner and Styx (bit.ly/3CW8vnF). You can bring a picnic and some lawn chairs or blankets to sit on. Finkbiner Park band shell, 160 N. Wabash Ave. Glendora. 626-914-8228. cityofglendora.org; bit.ly/3m9MjA6

Vroman’s Live:In his book “Our Own Worst Enemy: The Assault from Within on Modern Democracy,”Tom Nichols claims that democracy can still be defended by reviving the virtues, altruisms, compromise, stoicism, cooperation. On Crowdcast, the author will be available for a conversation at 6 p.m. Tuesday Aug. 24, on Crowdcast. Register now at bit.ly/3k0AE47 and you will receive an email reminder. You can also order your copy online. 626-449-5320. vromansbookstore.com.

Liver wellness:The Liver Wellness Foundation invites everyone to a webinar on cirrhosis. It will be held at 5:30 pm Tuesday, August 24th. Registering is required for admission. The panel of experts comprises physicians from Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Loma Loma University Health and USC Keck School of Medicine. 949-930-3103. For more information and to register, liverwellness.org/meet-liver-doctors-seminars.

Museum Day: Tickets are available now for Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day, when participating museums and cultural institutions provide free entry for two for those with an event ticket. Participants can download one ticket per email address. This ticket is good for general admission for two on September 18. Participating locations include the Pacific Railroad Museum, 210 W. Bonita Ave., San Dimas, and 24 other California locations. For more information, visit smithsonianmag.com/museumday/museum-day-2021.

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Fashion forward Save the date for the Glendora Woman’s Club lunch and fashion show? “Sunflowers, Sunshine and Styles,” set for Sept. 21. Doors open at 10:30 am, and social hour begins at 11:15. Tickets are $40. Cambria Catering will provide lunch. showCelebrate costumes across the decades. The clubhouse can be found at 424 N. Glendora Ave. in Glendora. Come out and support our woman’s club and its philanthropies. The club is Glendora’s oldest service club. For more information, call Chris Ohrmund at 909-598-0554. www.glendorawomansclub.org/

Plan aheadTickets on Sale Now “Lightscape,”Enjoy a spectacular light show through the a “Winter Cathedral”And a “Fire Garden,”Nov. 12-16, 2022. Admission costs $30-$32 for adults and $18-$20 to 3-12 year olds. Los Angeles County Arboretum, 301 N. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia. 626-821-3222. arboretum.org/lightscape.

Events in progress

Summer fairThe “Summer Fair of Los Angeles”The event is held every day until Sunday, August 22. Enjoy fair food, live music, pig races, stunt show and more. Hours are from noon to 10 p.m. on Thursday and Sunday. For information on admission prices, visit the website. “add-on”Parking, ride wristbands, and fast passes are available on the website. Santa Anita Park, 285 W. Huntington Drive, Arcadia. 626-254-1330. statefairent.com.

Bubble Planet:Kidspace Museum has a brand new outdoor experience. Bubble Planet offers themed activities and spacey versions of your favorite exhibits. Admission $14.95 per adult and child over 1; $12.95 per person 62 years and older. New evening hours include $10 off for children and $12 off for adults, from 4-7 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. 480 N. Arroyo Blvd., Pasadena. 626-449-9144. kidspacemuseum.org.

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Norton Simon Museum: See Paul Gauguin’s 1888 painting “The Swineherd,”Through November, on loan from Los Angeles County Museum of Art Hours are from noon to 5 pm on Thursday through Monday. Admission $15; $12 for 62-year-olds; free for 18-year-olds. 411 W. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. For more information, 626-449-6840. www.nortonsimon.org.

At the HomesteadThe Homestead Museum is open for self-guided outdoor tours from noon to 4 pm on Friday and Sunday. For visitors aged 2 and older, admission is free. Masks will be required. The indoor tours of historic homes have been resumed. The tour capacity is limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis. Tours of the Workman House will be available at noon and at 2 p.m., while tours of La Casa Nueva will take place at 1 and 3. The Homestead is an institution that specializes in the history and development of greater Los Angeles from 1830-1930. The museum can be found at 15415 E. Don Julian Road in the City of Industry. For more information, please call 626-968-892 or visit homesteadmuseum.org.

Send calendar items to Anissa V. Rivera at [email protected] Please send items at the latest three weeks before your event. For more information, please include your phone number, email, and/or web address.

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