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City of Palmdale Hosted Events & Programs for January 2019


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Palmdale City Library

Wednesday, January 2

Midweek Movies, 5:30 pm. The Meg (PG-13). Free admission, open to all ages.

Thursday, January 3

Chess for All, 6 pm. Freeplay sessions for new and experienced players. Chess sets are provided, all ages welcome 6 pm, with Miss Maria, all ages.

Monday, January 7

Kindness Rocks, 4 pm. Bringing the community together to spread kindness by painting rocks for others to find. Pain and rocks are provided. Free admission, open to all ages.

Tuesday, January 8

Coffee and Coloring for Adults, 10 am. We provide the coffee and coloring supplies, you provide the conversation and creativity.

ThinkShop, 4 pm. A STEM-based program exploring the way the world works for ages 5-11.

Tuesday, January 8, 15, 22 & 29

Legal Aid for Low Income Individuals, 3-6 pm. Services provided by the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles by appointment only. Call the library at 267-5600 to schedule an appointment.

Wednesday, January 9

Midweek Movies, 5:30 pm. Wall-E (G). Free admission, open to all ages.

Tuesday, January 15

African-American Authors Book Club, 6:45 pm. All adults welcome. Discussion of a new title by African-American authors each month.

Wii U Event, 4 pm. Wii U events are held in the library activity room the third Tuesday of every month, with Wii U Tournaments are held every other month. Free entry. Games and controllers are provided. Open to all ages.

Tuesday, January 15, 22 & 29

Preschool Storytime 1 pm. Ages 3–5 with Miss Shay.

Wednesday, January 16

Mystery Book Club, 7 pm. A new mystery title to discuss each month.

Wednesday, January 16, 23 & 30

Toddler Storytime, 9:15 and 10:15 am (2 sessions) with Miss Shay. Ages 12-36 months.

Saturday, January 19 & 26

Baby & Me Lap-sit Storytime For Infants pre-walking age (0-18 months) and their caregivers, 9:30 am, with Miss Jamielee.

Saturday, January 19

Chess for All, 12 pm. Freeplay sessions for new and experienced players. Chess sets are provided, all ages welcome 6 pm, with Miss Maria, all ages.

Sunday, January 20

Read, Learn, Create Book Club, 3:30 pm. Read, Learn, Create: A Book Club for the Artistically Inclined is not your typical book club. The “RLC” is intended for creative types who tend to think outside of the box. Open to all creative types, 16 years and older.

Wednesday, January 23 Young Americans, 4:30 pm. A discussion group for ages 13-19. Want to talk about what’s going on in the world? Want to know how you can take a role in society? Want to be smart enough to face the world on its terms? Get answers at the Library.

Friday, January 25

Storycrafter’s Club, Palmdale City Library, 3 to 4 pm. A special craft and story club for ages 5-9 with a new theme each month.

Monday, January 28

Classics Book Club, Palmdale City Library, 7 pm. With a new title each month, this month it will be Look Homeward, Angel by Thomas Wolfe.

Tuesday, January 29

Books and Barks, 3:30 pm to 5 pm. Build your kids’ reading skills by letting them read to friendly, non-judgmental dogs in one of our most popular events.

At the Parks

January 1 & 21- Domenic Massari & Marie Kerr

Parks closed due to Holiday.

Wednesday, January 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30 - Domenic Massari & Marie Kerr

Open Play, 4:30-6 pm. Come pick and choose your favorite game. All Ages welcome.

Thursday, January 3, 10, 17, 24, & 31- Domenic Massari & Marie Kerr

Maker Thursdays, 4-5:30pm. Hands on creative ways for kids to invent, play, design, and explore. Ages 8+

Friday, January 4, 11, 18 & 25 - Domenic Massari & Marie Kerr

Family Game Night, 3:30-6 pm. Board games are made available for families to check out and engage in friendly competitions. Ages 5+.

Family Dance Night, 3:30-6 pm. Learn the moves to popular dance songs like “Cupid Shuffle” or “Cha Cha Slide.” All ages.

Saturday, January 5, 12, & 26 - Domenic Massari & Marie Kerr

Tots Hour, 10 am -2 pm. Tots will be provided with hands-on, free activities that give them the opportunities to explore their world through a variety of indoor and outdoor experiences. Ages 2-5.

Sunday, January 6, 13, 20, & 27- Domenic Massari & Marie Kerr

Scavenger Hunt! 10 am-4 pm. Stop by the park office for a scavenger hunt guide! New scavenger hunts every week! Park staff available for assistance. All ages.

Jan 7-11- Domenic Massari Park

Extended Park Hours- 10am-2pm & 3-7pm

Monday, January 7, 14, 28- Domenic Massari & Marie Kerr

Musical Monday’s, 4:30-6 pm. Engage socially in musical games with other park patrons or allow the music to inspire your creativity with art and crafts. All Ages

Tuesday, January 8 - Domenic Massari & Marie Kerr

#RockTheArtPalmdale – 5-6:30 pm. Come join the rock movement and paint a rock with the intention to hide it for another person to find. Supplies are provided on a first come basis. Ages 5 and up.

Saturday, January 12- Marie Kerr

Rock and Gem Appreciation, 1-3 pm. Join us inside the park community building as we partner with Antelope Valley Gem and Mineral Club and provide free educational information regarding rocks and gems. Members from the club will be on hand to talk and demonstrate their rock findings. Learn how rocks and gems shape our surroundings! Free family event.

Tuesday, January 15, 22 & 29 Domenic Massari & Marie Kerr

Tag Tuesday, 4:30-6 pm. Come run and learn how to play different versions of tag! All ages welcome.

Saturday, January 19- Domenic Massari & Marie Kerr

Neighborhood Block Party, 2-4 pm. Join us at the park and get to know your neighbors as we celebrate National Popcorn Day together! Park Staff will host field games and a social corner to encourage positive social conversations that unite the community. Positive thoughts start within all of us. Traditional popcorn bas available while supplies last. Free Family event

At SAVES

Tuesday, January 8

Legal Clinic with Neighborhood Legal Services, 9 am – 12 pm at SAVES, 1002 E Ave Q-12. The NLS team provides free assistance to individuals and families dealing with Veteran benefits, other than Honorable Discharge. Walk-ins are welcome or call 1-800-433-6251 to make an appointment or speak with an in-take advocate.

Tuesday, January 15

Housing Rights Legal Clinic with Neighborhood Legal Services, 9 am – 12 pm at SAVES, 1002 E Ave Q-12. The NLS team provides free assistance to individuals and families dealing with fair housing, unsafe conditions, mobile home residency law, loan modification, fraud, consumer debt, Section 8, legal problems and landlord/ tenant problems. Walk-ins are welcome or call 1-800-433-6251 to make an appointment or speak with an in-take advocate.

Thursday, January 17

Housing Rights Center, SAVES, 1-4 pm. Opportunity for residents to ask questions about fair housing laws, illegal practices, and landlord-tenant rights and responsibilities. Info: 800/477-5977 or Neighborhood Services 661-267-5126, you can also visit www.housingrightscenter.org

Chimbole Cultural Center

Wednesday, January 2 Friends of the Library Meeting, Chimbole Cultural Center, 4 pm. An organization devoted to helping support the Library.

Tuesdays, January 8, 15, 22 & 29 Alanon High Nooners Meeting, 12:15-1:45 pm. The Alanon Meetings are every Tuesday, except holidays and the days in December-January when the Chimbole Cultural Center is closed. For more information please call Jean at 661/947-7615.

Tuesdays, January 15

Volunteer Training, Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) Annual Homeless Count 6 pm. For information call 661/ 267-5450

Thursday, January 17

Volunteer Training, Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) Annual Homeless Count 9 am. For information call 661/ 267-5450

Public Safety

Wednesday, January 9

Coffee with a Cop, Camacho Auto Sales located at 412 Auto Vista Dr. from 9 am to 10:30 am.

Palmdale Playhouse

Saturday, January 5

Casting Call for The Little Mermaid 10 am, seeking an Actor for the role of Prince Eric, for more audition information call 661/965/2604 or download the audition flyer at www.PalmdalePlayhouse.com.

Public Meetings

Tuesday, January 8

Palmdale City Council Meeting, Council Chambers, 38300 Sierra Hwy Suite B. 7 pm.

Board of Library Trustee Meeting, Administration, 38300 Sierra Hwy Suite A. 5:30 pm.

Thursday, January 10

Palmdale Planning Commission Meeting, Council Chambers, 38300 Sierra Hwy Suite B. 7 pm.

Monday, January 21

PRWA, Council Chambers, 38300 Sierra Hwy Suite B. 7 pm.

Legacy Commons

Tuesday, January 15

Parkinson’s Group Meeting, 9:45-11:45 am, Legacy Commons for Active Seniors.