City of Palmdale Hosted Events & Programs for April
The City of Palmdale Scheduled Programs And Events For The Month Of April 2019 .
Palmdale City Library Monday, April 1 Kindness Rocks, 4 pm. Bringing the community together to spread kindness by painting rocks for others to find. Paint and rocks are provided. Free admission, open to all ages. Tuesday, April 2, 9 & 16 Preschool Storytime 1 pm. Ages 3–5 with Miss Shakeena. Tuesday, April 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 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. Wednesday, April 3, 10 & 17 Toddler Storytime, 9:15 and 10:15 am (2 sessions) with Miss Shakeena. Ages 12-36 months. Wednesday, April 3 Midweek Movies, 5:30 pm. The Avengers (PG-13). Free admission, open to all ages. Thursday, April 4 Chess for All, 6 pm. Freeplay sessions for new and experienced players, chess sets are provided. Free admission, open to all ages. Friday, April 5, 12 & 19 Bilingual Storytime, 10 am. All ages, with Miss Maria Saturday, April 6, 13 & 20 Baby & Me Lap-sit Storytime For Infants pre-walking age (0-18 months) and their caregivers, 9:30 am, with Miss Jamielee. Tuesday, April 9 Coffee & Coloring for Adults, 10 am. We provide the coffee and coloring supplies, you provide the conversation and creativity Wednesday, April 10 Midweek Movies, 5:30 pm. First Man (PG-13). Free admission, open to all ages. Tuesday, April 16 African-American Authors Book Club, 6:45 pm. All adults welcome. Discussion of a new title by African-American authors each month. Wednesday, April 17 Mystery Book Club, 7 pm. A new mystery title to discuss each month. Midweek Movies, 5:30 pm. The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (PG-13) . Free admission, open to all ages. Saturday, April 20 Chess for All, 12 pm. Freeplay sessions for new and experienced players, chess sets are provided. Free admission, open to all ages. Monday, April 22 Classics Book Club, Palmdale City Library, 7 pm. With a new title each month. Wednesday, April 24 Midweek Movies, 5:30 pm. Mary Poppins Returns (PG). Free admission, open to all ages. Saturday, April 27 Holistic Poetry, 10:30 am. Join us in discovering and examining who we are in mind, body, and spirit through the reading, writing, and discussion of poetry. Tuesday, April 30 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 Monday, April 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29- Domenic Massari & Marie Kerr Open Play, 4:30-6 pm. Come pick and choose your favorite game. All Ages welcome. Tuesday, April 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 Domenic Massari & Marie Kerr Painters Tuesday, 4:30-6 pm. Free paint time for all ages. Patrons will explore art through various projects. See park staff for upcoming planned activities. Thursday, April 4, 11, 18 & 25- Domenic Massari & Marie Kerr Maker Thursdays, 4:30-6pm. Hands on and creative ways for kids to invent, play, design, and explore. Ages 8+ Friday, April 5, 12, 19 & 26 - Domenic Massari & Marie Kerr Game Night, 4:30-6pm. Board games are made available for families to check out and engage in friendly competitions. Ages 5+. Fuse Beads – 4:30-6 pm. Create your own designs as fuse beads offer endless ideas and patterns. These small plastic craft pieces are simple and so much fun for kids and adults alike. Ages 5+ due to small pieces. Saturday, April 6, 13 & 20 - Domenic Massari & Marie Kerr Tots Hour, 10 am -2 pm. Tots will be provided with hands-on activities that give them the opportunities to explore their world through a variety of indoor and outdoor experiences. Ages 2-5. Free Sunday, April 7, 14, 21 & 28- Domenic Massari & Marie Kerr Sports Sunday – 12-3 pm. Grab your family, invite the neighbors, come as one or come as many! Join park staff in fun, recreational sports, such as football, soccer, baseball or others. Stay and play! All ages welcome! Wednesday, April 10, 17 & 24- Domenic Massari & Marie Kerr Word Play Wednesday, 4:30-6 pm. Improve your vocabulary as you play select word games, such as Scrabble, Boggle, or crossword puzzles. Think you can out smart your friends? Ages 8+ Saturday, April 27- Domenic Massari & Marie Kerr Earth Day- 1-3 pm. Join us at the park as we celebrate our bountiful Earth! Activities include kids nature scavenger hunt, recycled crafting and more. All ages welcome! At SAVES Tuesday, April 2 & 16 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 Reentry; clear your adult criminal record; fix errors on background reports; if your professional license is denied or revoked; understand your employment rights and new Fair Chance Hiring Laws. Walk-ins are welcome or call 1-800-870-0732 to make an appointment or speak with an in-take advocate. Tuesday, April 9 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, eviction or homelessness, problems with your landlord, Section 8 issues, rent increases and unsafe living conditions. Walk-ins are welcome or call 1-800-433-6251 to make an appointment or speak with an in-take advocate. Thursday, April 18 Free Housing Rights Clinic, 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, April 3 Friends of the Library Meeting, Chimbole Cultural Center, 4 pm. An organization devoted to helping support the Library. Tuesdays, April 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 Al-Anon 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. Public Safety Wednesday, April 3 Coffee with a Cop, 9 am. Join your neighbors and deputies for free coffee and conversation at Butler’s Coffee located at 40125 10th St. West in Palmdale. Info: 661/272-2587. Thursday, April 11 – Yellen Dog Park Taking the Lead from 5:30 to 6:30 pm Join friends and neighbors for the next Yappy Hour at Yellen Dog Park, 5100 E. Ave. S. Receive crime prevention information for dog walkers who can act as the eyes and ears of local law enforcement while walking their pets in their neighborhood or local park. Palmdale Amphitheater Saturday, April 13 Children’s Springfest & Egg Hunt 10 am to 2 pm, Palmdale Amphitheater. Free Admission. A free egg hunt, crafts and activities will all be part of the fun. A Kids Fun Zone wristband will be available for $2. It will include horse drawn carriage rides, petting zoo, super slide, toddler obstacle course, dual hoop zone, home run derby, penalty goal challenge, field goal challenge and rock wall. Sunday, April 21 Palmdale United Methodist Church Annual Easter Celebration for more information visit pumchurch.com Palmdale Playhouse (www.PalmdalePlayhouse.com) March 14 to April 28 Date to Dream from Land to Sea Art Exhibit, Art exhibit by JoDee Luna and Gina Marie Wilson. April 5 to 7 Harry Potter’s Wondrous Wizarding World. Performances by the West Coast Classical Concert and Symphonic Orchestras on Friday, April 5 at 8 pm. Saturday, April 6 at 8 pm and Sunday, April 7 at 2 pm. Relive every magical moment as the music and drama brings life to a story that has enchanted the world. Come dressed as your favorite wizard or a student of your favorite Hogwarts house! Tickets available at www.PalmdalePlayhouse.com. Friday April 19 The 8th Annual James Rosenquist Honors Concert 6:30 pm. The Palmdale School District’s Honor Band Orchestra & Jazz Band will perform classical, pop, and jazz music. Ticket are $10. Tickets available at www.PalmdalePlayhouse.com. Saturday, April 27 Fine Art Workshop- Emerald Surge 9 am to 12 pm. If you have little or no painting experience, this workshop is for you. Instructor Marco Aguilar. Fee $20, space is limited. Tickets available at www.PalmdalePlayhouse.com. Public Meetings Tuesday, April 2 Palmdale City Council Meeting, Council Chamber, 38300 Sierra Hwy Suite B. 7 pm. Tuesday, April 9 Board of Library Trustee Meeting, Administration, 38300 Sierra Hwy Suite B. 5:30 pm. Thursday, April 11 Palmdale Planning Commission Meeting, Council Chambers, 38300 Sierra Hwy Suite B. 7 pm. Monday, April 15 PRWA, Council Chambers, 38300 Sierra Hwy Suite B. 7 pm. Tuesday, April 16 Palmdale City Council Workshop, Courson Art Colony, located at 939 E. Ave. Q-12. 7 pm. Topic: Public Art Master Plan. Legacy Commons Tuesday, April 16 Parkinson’s Group Meeting, 9:45-11:45 am, for information call 661/267/5904. Wednesday, April 24 Diabetes Group Meeting, 9 am, for information call 661/267/5904. Senior Resource Fair, 10 am to 12 pm. Census 2020 Workshop 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Saturday, April 27 Inkwell: Palmdale’s Book & Art Festival, 12 noon – 3 pm, Featuring live music, children’s activities, art exhibits, local authors & authors, book signings, craft & STEM workshops, ceramic arts sessions, story stage, food and more. Free admission. Community Programs Saturday, April 6 Community Cleanup: Courson Park/Neighborhood “Season of Service” continues with a cleanup event for Courson Park and surrounding area on Saturday, April 6. Registration will take place from 8 to 8:30 am on location at 38226 10th St. E. Work will begin at 8:30 am. Participants are encouraged to bring work gloves and rakes. Saturday, April 20 Free Used Oil & Filter Collection Event, 9 am-1 pm, at AutoZone, 37251 47th St. E. in Palmdale. Recycle your used oil and oil filters and receive a new free filter at one of the City’s upcoming collections event. For more information call 661/267/5300. ONGOING: Recruiting Now – Girl Scouts, City of Palmdale Neighborhood Houses. The Girl Scouts are now meeting once a week at three of the City’s Neighborhood Houses: Yucca NH, 503 E. Avenue Q3, 267-5052; Tumbleweed NH, 1129 E. Avenue R4, 267-5901; and Manzanita NH, 38627 32nd St. East, 267-5911. Call your local Neighborhood House for day and time. Palmdale City Library Techmobile Schedule (weather permitting) Wednesday 3:30-4:30 pm - Anaverde Park School Thursday 3:30-4:30 pm - Hammack Center FACILITY LOCATIONS: Best of the West Softball Complex 2723 Rancho Vista Drive Palmdale, CA 93551 Chimbole Cultural Center 38350 Sierra Highway Palmdale, CA 93550 661/267-5656 Monday 12-6 pm Tuesday 12-6 pm Wednesday 8 am-10 pm Thursday 8 am-6 pm Friday 12-6 pm Saturday and Sunday by reservation only. Courson Park 38226 10th St. East Palmdale, CA 93550 Domenic Massari Park 37716 55th St. East Palmdale, CA 93552 661-267-5593 DryTown Water Park 3850 Ave. S Palmdale, CA 93552 www.DryTownWaterPark.com 661/267-6161 Marie Kerr Park Recreation Center 2723 Rancho Vista Blvd. Palmdale, CA 93551 661-267-6145 Marie Kerr Park Community Building 39700 30th Street West Palmdale, CA 93551 661-267-5675 Palmdale Amphitheater 2723 Rancho Vista Boulevard Palmdale, California 93551 www.PalmdaleAmphitheater.com Palmdale City Library 700 East Palmdale Blvd. Palmdale, CA 93550 661/267-5600 • 661/267-5277 (24/7 Renewal Line) Monday-Thursday, 10 am-8 pm •Friday-Saturday, 10 am-5 pm• Sunday 1-5 pm Palmdale City Council Chamber 38300 Sierra Highway, Suite B Palmdale, CA 93550 Palmdale Oasis Recreation Center 3850 Ave. S Palmdale, CA 93552 Palmdale Transportation Center 39000 Clock Tower Plaza Drive Palmdale, CA 93550 661/267-5300 Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday, 3 am-12 pm (midnight) Saturday-Sunday, 6 am-10:30 pm Legacy Commons for Active Seniors 930 East Avenue Q-9 Palmdale, CA 93550 661/267-5904 Monday-Thursday 8 am-4:30 pm Friday 8 am-12 pm Palmdale Playhouse 38334 10th Street East Palmdale, CA 93550 661/267-5684 Tickets for Palmdale Playhouse events may be purchased online at www.PalmdalePlayhouse.com, or at the box office beginning two hours before each show, 38334 10th St. East. For more information, please call 661/267-5684. Yellen Dog Park 5100 East Ave. S Palmdale, CA 93552 661/267-5611