City of Palmdale Hosted Events & Programs for May 2016


Use the calendar below to search for events taking place in the city of Palmdale, there's something going on for everyone.

Sunday, May 1 - Palmdale Works! Youth Job Academy - Registration is open for the next session for the Palmdale Works! Youth Job Academy. This FREE job skills class is open to students ages 15-18. For more information visit: www.cityofpalmdale.org/youth

Sunday, May 1, Sunday, May 15 and Sunday, May 29 – Dungeons and Dragons, Palmdale City Library, 2 to 4 pm. A free Dungeons and Dragons ongoing session, always looking for new characters.

Monday, May 2 – TED Talks, Palmdale City Library, 6:00 pm. Free screenings of fascinating TED talks on a variety of topics.

Thursday, May 5 - Cinco De Mayo Celebration at Legacy Commons - To be held during lunchtime in the dining room 11 am – 12 noon.

Saturday, May 7 – Book Festival/ARTown, Legacy Park and Legacy Commons, 12:00 to 4:00 pm. A celebration of literature and art, with crafts, book signings from over 20 authors, art displays, books for sale, and a Do-It-Yourself Shakespeare stage.

Saturday, May 7 – Notary Service, Palmdale City Library, 3:00 to 5:00 pm. Free notary service for the public courtesy of a local volunteer. Limit two documents per person, please.

Saturday, May 7 – “Keep Your Home California Workshop, Tumbleweed Neighborhood House, 1129 E. Ave. R-4, 9 am to 12 noon. Workshops will provide info for those facing foreclosure and “First Time Homebuyer” workshops for those interested in government programs to purchase their own home. Info: 661/526-4013.

Saturday, May 7 – “Keep Your Home California Workshop, Yucca Neighborhood House, 503 E. Ave. Q-3, 9 am to 12 noon. Workshops will provide info for those facing foreclosure and “First Time Homebuyer” workshops for those interested in government programs to purchase their own home. Info: 661/526-4013.

Sunday, May 8 – Fandomverse Expo, Palmdale City Library, 1:00 to 5:00 pm. Celebrate geekdom and fandom with people who love video games, comics and TV shows as much as you.

Monday, May 9 – Annual Mother’s Day Tea, Legacy Commons, 1 pm in dining room.

Monday, May 9 – Senior Candidate Debate, Chimbole Cultural Center, Manzinita Ballroom, 1 to 3 pm.

Monday, May 9 – Storycrafter’s Club, Palmdale City Library, 4 to 5 pm. A special craft and story club for ages 5-9 with a new theme each month.

Tuesday, May 10 – ThinkShop, Palmdale City Library, 5:00 to 6:30 pm. A STEM-based program exploring the way the world works for ages 5-10.

Wednesday, May 11 and 25 - City of Palmdale’s Sister City Committee – Chimbole Cultural Center, 6 pm. The committee’s mission is to promote the cultural exchange program between the Palmdale Sister City members and the City of Poncitlán Sister City members, as established by the U.S./Mexico Sister City Program, thorough friendship, fundraising and membership. Meetings are held on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month. For more information regarding the Palmdale Sister City membership, e-mail palmdalesistercity@gmail.com or attend a meeting.

Thursday, May 12 – Congressional Candidate Meet & Greet, Chimbole Cultural Center, 6 to 9 pm. The Library’s crochet and knit club, where people can share their ideas with fellow yarn enthusiasts.

Thursday, May 12 – Spin a Yarn, Palmdale City Library, 5:30 to 7 pm. The Library’s crochet and knit club, where people can share their ideas with fellow yarn enthusiasts.

Friday, May 13 – Senior Candidate Debate, Chimbole Cultural Center, Manzinita Ballroom, 1 to 3 pm.

Saturday, May 14 – Warford Walk for Wellness, Domenic Massari Park. Registration begins at 8 am.

Saturday, May 14 – “Keep Your Home California Workshop, Manzanita Neighborhood House, 38627 32nd St. E., 9 am to 12 noon. Workshops will provide info for those facing foreclosure and “First Time Homebuyer” workshops for those interested in government programs to purchase their own home. Info: 661/526-4013.

Saturday, May 14 – Yoga, Palmdale City Library, 1 pm. A free session with the Yoga Roots for ages 16 and up. Registration required.

Saturday, May 14 – Gibson Music Studio Spring Concert, Palmdale Playhouse, 3 pm.

Saturday, May 14 - Stamp Out Hunger, SAVES 1002 East Avenue Q-12. Check in 3:30 pm; project 4 - 7 pm. Volunteers will work together with the letter carriers of the US Postal Service to process donations from the Annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive.

Sunday, May 15 – Used Oil Filter Exchange Event, O’Reilly Auto Parts 1210 E. Palmdale Blvd. 9 am – 5 pm. This event is funded from the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle). Residents must bring a used oil filter to the store to receive a new FREE oil filter (not to exceed $15) on May 15 only. Limited to filters carried by O’Reilly Auto Parts and subject to stock on hand.

Tuesday, May 17 – African-American Book Club, Palmdale City Library, 6:45 pm. All adults welcome. Discussion of a new title by African-American authors each month.

Wednesday, May 18 – Mystery Book Club, Chimbole Cultural Center, 7 pm. A new mystery title to discuss each month.

Thursday, May 19 – LEGO Night, Palmdale City Library, 5 to 6 pm and 6:30 to 7:30 pm. Join us for fun LEGO competitions and build your own masterpiece. Registration required, two sessions are available.

Friday, Saturday & Sunday May 13, 14 & 15 – Palmdale Repertory Theatre presents “Cheaper by the Dozen,” Palmdale Playhouse, 8 pm Fri. & Sat, 2 pm on Sunday. Tickets available at www.cityofpalmdale.org/playhouse

Saturday, May 21 – AV YouthBuild 5K, Desert Sands Park, 8 am.

Saturday, May 21 – Manga Club, Palmdale City Library, 3 to 5 pm. Share your love of manga and anime with other teens. Ages 12-18.

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