City of Palmdale Hosted Events And Programs For  The Month Of August.

City of Palmdale Hosted Events And Programs For  The Month Of August.

July 30, 2019

 

Programs and events hosted by the City of Palmdale,  schedule as follows. 


Palmdale City Library

Friday, August 2 & 9

Bilingual Storytime, 10 am. All ages, with Miss Maria.



Friday, August 2

Magic of Rafael & Katia, 1 pm. A grand finale of our summer reading program. Come and join us for an afternoon of comedy illusion and fun.



Saturday, August 3 & 10

Baby & Me Lapsit, 9:30 am. Ages 0-18 months.



Saturday, August 3

Chess for All, 10 am. Free play sessions for new and experienced players, chess sets are provided. Free admission, open to all ages.



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.



August 3 & 4

Sizzling Summer Book Sale, 10 am to 4 pm. Great deals to be had on gently used, like-new books. Shop early for best selection. Members only preview at 9 am.



Monday, August 5

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, August 6

Preschool Storytime, 1 pm. Ages 3–5 with Miss Shakeena.



Tuesday, August 6, 13, 20 & 27

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, August 7

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



Midweek Movies, 5:30 pm. Kong Skull Island (2017), rated PG-13. Free admission, open to all ages.



Thursday, August 8

Page to Screen, 5 pm. Read the book then join us for a showing of the movie, we will discuss the book-to-movie adaptations, debating the age-old question of which one is better. This month will be Eat, pray, love with the movie Eat, Pray, Love (2010) rated PG-13.



Friday, August 9 & 23

Paint, Draw, Create, 2 pm. Art class for all ages with Juanita McWilliams.



Tuesday, August 13

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.



Wednesday, August 14

Midweek Movies, 5:30 pm. Back to the Future (1985), rated PG. Free admission, open to all ages.



Thursday, August 15

Young Americans, 4:30 pm. Civics based conversations for teens.



Saturday, August 17

Chess for All, 10 am. Free play sessions for new and experienced players, chess sets are provided. Free admission, open to all ages.



Tuesday, August 20

Wii U Tournament, 4 pm to 5:30 pm. Come play video games at your local library. Open to all.



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



Wednesday, August 21

Midweek Movies, 5:30 pm. Jungle Book (2016) rated PG. Free admission, open to all ages.



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



Thursday, August 22

Yoga, 6pm. Free yoga session led by the local yoga studio “The Yoga Roots.” Open to anyone age 16 and over.



Monday, August 26

Classics Book Club, Palmdale City Library, 7 pm. A new title each month



Tuesday, August 27

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.



Wednesday, August 28

Midweek Movies, 5:30 pm. Overboard (2018) rated PG-13. Free admission, open to all ages.



Friday, August 30

Storycrafters Club, 3:30 pm. For children age 5-9. Join us for a monthly story and craft program.



At the Parks

Thursday, August 1 & 8 - Domenic Massari

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.



Thursday, August 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29 - Domenic Massari & Marie Kerr

Maker Thursdays, 5-7 pm. Hands on and creative ways for kids to invent, play, design, and explore. Ages 8+



Thursday, August 1- Domenic Massari Park

Music in the Parks, 6-8 pm. Music by RicJames Band and 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.

Friday, August 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30- 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, August 3, 17, 24 & 31 - 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.



Surprise Saturdays, 10 am-2 pm. Check in with park staff to see what they have planned for the day. Activities may include crafts and/or games, including water activities. Ages 8+. Free



Saturday, August 3- National Disc Golf Day- Desert Sands Park

11am-3pm. Discs and scorecards will be available for free play. Members of Antelope Valley Disc Golf Club will be on site to give free lessons.



Sunday, August 4, 11, 18 & 25 - 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.



Monday, August 5, 12, 19 & 26 - Domenic Massari & Marie Kerr

Science Mondays – 5-7:30 pm. Park staff will offer kid activities and games to the tune of music. All ages welcome.



Tuesday August 6 & 13- Domenic Massari

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.



Tuesday August 6, 13, 20 & 27 - Domenic Massari & Marie Kerr

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, August 7, 14, 21 & 28 - Domenic Massari & Marie Kerr

Water Play, 5-7:30 pm. The heat is still here. Park staff will provide small friendly water games to help keep kids cool while still be engaged. All ages welcome.



Saturday, August 10 - Domenic Massari & Marie Kerr

End of Summer Blast, 9-11am. It’s your last chance to have s’more fun! Come celebrate National S’more Day and receive a free grab bag of s’more inspired goodies while supplies last. Park staff will provide fun lawn games for families to enjoy. Free activities, families welcome.



Thursday, August 15- 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.

Saturday, August 24 – Yellen Dog Park

End of Summer Splash, 6-8pm. The dog days of summer are coming to an end, let’s celebrate together with a splash! Park staff will bring out dog pools, fun dog games, and some yummy treats. The dog park features separate enclosures for big and small dogs to allow them to socialize freely and make new friends.



At SAVES

Tuesday, August 6 & 20

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, August 15

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, August 2

SunDown, 7-10 pm.



Saturday, August 3

Splash Theatre, 7-10 pm. Presenting Spider-Man 3: Into the Spider-verse.



Friday, August 30

Annual $1 Million Dollar Rubber Duck Race, 6-9 pm. Quacktivities 6-9 pm and the Duck Race is at 8:30 pm.



At The Amphitheater

Friday, August 2

Martha McBride in Concert. Tickets and more information visit www.palmdaleamphitheater.com



Friday, August 9 & 16

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 August 9, the movie is Disney’s 101 Dalmatians; on August 16, the movie is Disney’s How to Train Your Dragon.



Saturday, August 10

Bjӧrn Again in Concert. Tickets and more information visit www.palmdaleamphitheater.com



Chimbole Cultural Center

Tuesdays, August 6, 13, 20, & 27
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.



Wednesday, August 7
Friends of the Library Meeting, Chimbole Cultural Center, 4 pm. An organization devoted to helping support the Library.



Public Safety

Wednesday, August 7

Coffee with a Cop, 9 am. Join your neighbors and deputies for free coffee and conversation at Camacho / Mitsubishi Auto Sales located at 401 Auto Vista Dr., Palmdale CA. Info: 661/272-2587.



Palmdale Playhouse (www.PalmdalePlayhouse.com)



Friday, August 23

Generations Juried Art Exhibit Reception, 6-8:30 pm. This popular art exhibit will kick off with simultaneous free receptions that include live music, light hors d’oeuvres, beverages, and wine. Winners will be announced and prizes awarded at the Palmdale Playhouse at 7:30 pm. Parking is free. Also on dispay at Legacy Commons.



Public Meetings

Tuesday, August 6

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



Thursday, August 8

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



Tuesday, August 13

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



Monday, August 19

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



Legacy Commons for Active Seniors

Monday, August 5, 12, 19 & 26

Mixed Media Art Class, 1 to 3 pm. For information call 661/267-5904.



Tuesday, August 20

Parkinson’s Group Meeting, 9:45 to 11:45 am. For information call 661/267-5904.



Friday, August 23

Generations Juried Art Exhibit Reception, 6-8:30 pm. This popular art exhibit will kick off with simultaneous free receptions that include live music, light hors d’oeuvres, beverages, and wine. Winners will be announced and prizes awarded at the Palmdale Playhouse at 7:30 pm. Parking is free. Also on display at the Palmdale Playhouse.



Tuesday, August 27

Free Craft Workshop, 12:30 pm. With Cheryl Huff. For information call 661/267-5904.



Wednesday, August 28

Diabetes Group Meeting, 9 am. For information call 661/267-5904.



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
 

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