City of Palmdale Hosted Events/Programs for July
Programs and events hosted by the City of Palmdale for the month of July 2019.
SCHEDULE: Palmdale City Library Monday, July 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, July 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 Legal Aid for Low Income Individuals, 3 to 6 pm. Services provided by the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles by appointment only. Call the library at 267-5600 to schedule. Wednesday, July 3 Bubblemania, 1 pm. Come watch as the Bubblologist creates amazing soap bubble creations that mesmerize the audience. Birthday Cake, Trivia and a Movie, 5 pm. Independence Day (PG-13). Before the movie have some cake and participate in an Independence Day trivia contest for a chance to win prizes. Free admission, open to all ages. Friday, July 5 Summer Cinema, 1 pm. Wonder Park (PG). Saturday, July 6 Holistic Poetry, 3 pm. Join us in discovering and examining who we are in mind, body, and spirit through the reading, writing, and discussion of poetry. Participants are encouraged to bring their own works and the works of their favorite authors to share! Program led by local poet Lida Abramiam. Chess for All, 10 am. Free play sessions for new and experienced players, chess sets are provided. Free admission, open to all ages. Tuesday, July 9 Coffee & Coloring for Adults, 10 am. We provide the coffee and coloring supplies, you provide the conversation and creativity. STEAM Thinkshop, 4 pm. Ages 5 to 11. Enjoy activities in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics in a “hands on” environment. Tuesday, July 9, 16, 23 & 30 Preschool Storytime, 1 pm. Ages 3–5 with Miss Shakeena. Wednesday, July 10, 17, 24 & 31 Toddler Storytime, 9:15 and 10:15 am (2 sessions) with Miss Shakeena. Ages 12-36 months. Wednesday, July 10 Midweek Movies, 5:30 pm. Free admission, open to all ages. Thursday, July 11 Page to Screen, 5 pm. Read the book then join us for a showing of the movie. Group will discuss the book-to-movie adaptations, debating the age-old question of which one is better. This month will be The Help by Kathryn Stockett with the movie The Help (2011) rated Pg-13. Friday, July 12, 19 & 26 Bilingual Storytime, 10 am. All ages, with Miss Maria. Friday, July 12 Summer Cinema, 1 pm. Finding Nemo (PG). Saturday July 13, 20 & 27 Baby & Me Lapsit, 9:30 am. Ages 0-18 months. Tuesday, July 16 African-American Authors Book Club, 6:45 pm. All adults welcome. Discussion of a new title by African-American authors each month. Wednesday, July 17 Midweek Movies, 5:30 pm. Free admission, open to all ages. Mystery Book Club, 7 pm. A new mystery title to discuss each month. Thursday, July 18 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, July 19 Summer Cinema, 1 pm. Finding Dory (G). Saturday, July 20 Chess for All, 10 am. Free play sessions for new and experienced players, chess sets are provided. Free admission, open to all ages. Monday, July 22 Classics Book Club, Palmdale City Library, 7 pm. A new title each month. Wednesday, July 24 Midweek Movies, 5:30 pm. Free admission, open to all ages. Thursday, July 25 Yoga, 6 pm. Free admission, ages 16 and over. Bring a yoga mat or large towl. Friday, July 26 Summer Cinema, 1 pm. A Series of Unfortunate Events (PG). Storycrafters Club, 3:30 pm. For children age 5-9. Join us for a monthly story and craft program. At the Parks Monday, July 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29- Domenic Massari & Marie Kerr Musical Mondays – 5-7:30 pm. Park staff will offer kid activities and games to the tune of music. All ages welcome. Tuesday July 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 - Domenic Massari & Marie Kerr Tots Hour, 9:30 -10:30 am. Tots will be provided with free hands-on activities that give them the opportunities to explore their world through a variety of indoor and outdoor experiences. Ages 2-5. Paint Tuesdays, 5-7 pm. Free paint time for all ages. Patrons will explore art through various projects. See park staff for upcoming planned activities. Wednesday, July 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31 - Domenic Massari & Marie Kerr Water Play, 5-7:30 pm. The heat is on. Park staff will provide small friendly water games to help keep kids cool while still be engaged. All ages welcome. Thursday July 4 Domenic Massari & Marie Kerr Field Day, 9-11 am. A free morning of fun for the whole family, bring your competitive spirit and get ready to play some wacky games! Friday, July 5, 12, 19 & 26 - Domenic Massari & Marie Kerr Family Game Night, 5-7:30 pm Board games are made available for families to check out and engage in friendly competitions. Ages 5+. Fitness Fridays, 5-7:30 pm. Bring your family down to the park to engage in fun recreational challenges! Ages 5+. Saturday, July 6, 13, 20 & 27 - Domenic Massari & Marie Kerr Tots Hour, 9:30-10:30 am. Tots will be provided with free hands-on activities that give them the opportunities to explore their world through a variety of indoor and outdoor experiences. Ages 2-5. Scrapping Saturdays, 10 am-2 pm. Interested in creating a scrapbook page? Park staff will offer basic supplies to create fun shapes and designs. Patrons are encouraged to bring pictures for their pages. Ages 8+. Free Sunday, July 7, 14, 21 & 28 - Domenic Massari & Marie Kerr Family Retro Day – 10 am-2 pm. Bring your family and friends out to the park for some good old fashioned fun! Try your hand at some badminton, bocce or croquet! See park staff for details. All ages welcome. Space Sundays – 3 -4 pm. Do you dream about space? Stop by the park office for inspirational crafting themed about our universe. All ages welcome. Thursday, July 11, 18 & 25 - Domenic Massari & Marie Kerr Tots Hour, 9:30-10:30 am. Tots will be provided with free hands-on activities that give them the opportunities to explore their world through a variety of indoor and outdoor experiences. Ages 2-5. Maker Thursdays, 5-7 pm. Hands on and creative ways for kids to invent, play, design, and explore. Ages 8+ Thursday, July 11- Poncitlán Square Music in the Parks, 6-8 pm. Music by Runaway. Food trucks will be on site. Free kids activities and dance lessons. Bring a blanket or lawn chair to sit on. Food and non-alcoholic beverages are permitted. #palmdalemusicintheparks Thursday, July 11, Courson Park Walk on Words Unveiling Ceremony, 8:30 am. Friday, July 12- Yellen Dog Park Keeping Canines Cool with Pools, 9-11 am. Keep cool in our pop-up dog pools! Come enjoy music and socialize with other fun furry friends. The dog park features separate enclosures for big and small dogs to allow them to socialize freely and make new friends. Thursday, July 18- Joe Davies Heritage Airpark Twilight Tours, 5:30-10:30 pm. Pack up and take the family out for a unique night at the airpark. Free guided tours at 6:30 pm and 8:30 pm. Picnic tables and BBQs are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Parking is free. Gates open at 5 pm. Thursday, July 18- Domenic Massari Park Music in the Parks, 6-8 pm. Music by Code Red. Food trucks will be on site. Free kids activities and dance lessons. Bring a blanket or lawn chair to sit on. Food and non-alcoholic beverages are permitted. #palmdalemusicintheparks Saturday, July 20- Marie Kerr Neighborhood Block Party, 9-11am. Join us at the community building for an early morning of free recreational family fun and games. Come socialize with your neighbors and the park staff. Thursday, July 25- Poncitlán Square Music in the Parks, 6-8pm. Music by The Dance Band. Food trucks will be on site. Free kids activities and dance lessons. Bring a blanket or lawn chair to sit on. Food and non-alcoholic beverages are permitted. #palmdalemusicintheparks. Friday, July 26- Yellen Dog Park Keeping Canines Cool with Pools, 6-8pm. Keep cool in our pop-up dog pools! Come enjoy music and socialize with other fun furry friends. The dog park features separate enclosures for big and small dogs to allow them to socialize freely and make new friends. At SAVES Tuesday, July 2 & 16 Housing Rights Legal Clinic NLSLA, 9 am to 12 pm at SAVES, 1002 E Ave Q-12. The NLSLA 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. Free Legal Help for homeowners & tenants; issues with fair housing, eviction or homelessness, 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, July 18 Free Housing Rights Clinic by HRC, SAVES, 1 to 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. DryTown June 8 – August 11 Open Daily, 11-6 pm. Friday, July 5, 12, 19 & 26 SunDown, 7-10 pm. Saturday July 6 & 27 Splash Theatre, 7-10 pm. On July 6, the showing of Aquaman and on July 27, the showing of Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation. At The Amphitheater Friday, July 12 & 26 Family Movie Nights, Gates Open at 6 pm. Tickets sold on site at 5 pm on day of the movie. Movies begin at dusk. Admission is $4, kids 12 & under admitted free; must be accompanied by parent or guardian. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Food and non-alcoholic beverages are welcome. Snack vendors will be on site. All bags and coolers will be inspected at the gate. Alcohol and pets are not allowed. On July 12, the movie is Disney’s Up; on July 26, the movie is Disney’s Zootopia. Saturday July 13 TLC in Concert. One of the biggest-selling female groups of all time, the Grammy winning blend of pop, hip-hop and urban soul. For tickets visit www.palmdaleamphitheater.com Saturday July 20 Queen Nation in Concert Plus Joey Reidel’s Elton John Experience – Tributes to two classic rock legends – will rock the Amphitheater. For tickets visit www.palmdaleamphitheater.com Chimbole Cultural Center Wednesday, July 3 Friends of the Library Meeting, Chimbole Cultural Center, 4 pm. An organization devoted to helping support the Library. Tuesdays, July 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 Al-Anon High Nooners Meeting, 12:15 to 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, July 3 Coffee with a Cop, 9 am. Join your neighbors and deputies for free coffee and conversation at the Crunch Fitness located at 2210 E Palmdale Blvd, Palmdale CA. Info: 661/272-2587. Tuesday, July 30 National Night Out, 6 to 9 pm. Join our first responders at this nationwide crime and drug prevention awareness campaign, there will be public safety displays, activities for kids & adults, music, raffles, and food vendors. For information call 661/267-5170 or visit natw.org. Palmdale Playhouse (www.PalmdalePlayhouse.com) May 1 – August 1 Generations – Juried Art Competition, Legacy Commons and the Palmdale Playhouse announce a call for artist of all ages to participate in a juried art contest. Beginning May 1, visit www.PalmdalePlayhouse.com to view contest rules, exhibit requirements, and submit an application online. July 26 & 27 All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Being a Zombie, Palmdale Summer Theatre Experience. Tickets are $7, a family four-pack is $20 (not available online). For more information, visit www.PalmdalePlayhouse.com. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays, July 9 – 25 Musical Theatre Camp, 4-6 pm. Students will study and learn theatre songs with professional vocal instruction in a comfortable group setting. Camp will focus on vocal technique, ear training, reading music, harmonizing, and stage presence. The cost is $58. Register online at www.PlayPalmdale.com. Tuesday to Thursday, July 9 – 25 Tri Valley Arts Ballet Academy Summer Dance Camp Intensive, 2:30–8:30 pm. Ages 6 to 17. A fun and creative dance experience for young students with little to no dance experience. Camp will conclude with a small showcase. Register online at www.PalmdalePlayhouse.com. Public Meetings Tuesday, July 9 Palmdale City Council Meeting, Council Chamber, 38300 Sierra Hwy Suite B. 7 pm. Board of Library Trustee Meeting, Administration, 38300 Sierra Hwy Suite A. 5:30 pm. Thursday, July 11 Palmdale Planning Commission Meeting, Council Chamber, 38300 Sierra Hwy Suite B. 7 pm. Monday, July 15 PRWA, Council Chamber, 38300 Sierra Hwy Suite B. 7 pm. Legacy Commons Wednesday July 3 Freedom Bingo, 1 to 3 pm. Wear red, white and blue and your bingo cards are FREE. Maximum 6 cards while cards last. Space is limited, first-come, first-served. Must be 55 years and older to participate. (Bingo cards available beginning at 12:30 pm). Tuesday, July 16 Parkinson’s Group Meeting, 9:45 to 11:45 am. For information call 661/267-5904. Tuesday, July 23 Free Craft Workshop, 12:30 pm. For information call 661/267-5904. Wednesday, July 24 Diabetes Group Meeting, 9 am. For information call 661/267-5904. Community Programs Tuesdays & Thursdays, July 9-25 Youth Job Academy, The Academy provides training on applying for and retaining a first job. Designed to help students navigate the dos and don’ts of the application and interview process, as well as review practices and behaviors that lead to success in the workplace, it is free and open to students ages 15-18. This is not a job placement program. 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