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