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Posted on: January 6, 2020

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City of Palmdale Hosted Events & Programs for January


WHAT:           Programs and events hosted by the City of Palmdale


WHEN:           January 2020


WHERE:        Various locations


INFO:              For media inquiries or passes, contact Communications Manager John Mlynar at 661/267-5112 or by email: jmlynar@cityofpalmdale.org  Note: dates and times are subject to change.  Listings of the numerous sports, aquatics, health & fitness, education, and active seniors programs in January can be found at www.PlayPalmdale.com


SCHEDULE:

 

Palmdale City Library

Monday, January 6 

Kindness Rocks4 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.


Suicide Prevention6:30 pm. Presented by LA County Mental Health.

 

Tuesday, January 7, 14, 21 & 28

Legal Aid for Low Income Individuals3 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, January 8

Midweek Movies5:30 pm. Aladdin  (2019), rated PG. Free admission, open to all ages.

 

Friday, January 10

Game Night & Karaoke, 5:30 pm. Board games, karaoke machine, fun for all ages! Bring your family and friends for an evening of fun and games.

 

 

Monday, January 13

Suicide Prevention/Prevencion de Suicidio6:30 pm. Presented by LA County Mental Health. Presentacion en Español.


Tuesday, January 14

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


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


STEAM Thinkshop, 4 pm. Ages 5 to 11. Enjoy activities in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics in a “hands on” environment.


Wednesday, January 15

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

 

Midweek Movies5:30 pm. Bend It Like Beckham (2002), rated PG-13. Free admission, open to all ages.


Thursday, January 16

Budget Class6 pm. Learn how to budget with Tim Rosen, founder and CEO of Financial Compass Investment Services, Inc. in this free program. Open to anyone age 16 and over.

 

Teen Geek Club4:30 pm. A safe space to geek out about your favorite things. Ages 12-17.

 

Friday, January 17

Paint, Draw, Create 2 pm. Art class for all ages with Juanita McWilliams. Flex your artistic muscles and unleash your creativity as we paint/draw spring. All ages welcome.

 

Friday, January 17 & 24 

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

 

Saturday, January 18 & 25 

Baby & Me Lapsit9:30 am. Ages 0-18 months.

 

Tuesday, January 21

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

 

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


African American Authors Book Club, 6:45 pm. Join us the third Tuesday of every month at 6:45 pm in the Local History Room. All are welcome!


Wednesday, January 22

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

 

Midweek Movies5:30 pm. The Rundown (2003) PG-13. Free admission, open to all ages.


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


 

Thursday, January 23

Yoga6 pm. Free yoga session led by the local yoga studio “The Yoga Roots.” Please bring your yoga mat and plan to arrive no later than 10 minutes after class begins. Open to anyone age 16 and over.


Monday, January 27

Classic Book Club, 4 pm to 5:30 pm.


Tuesday, January 28 

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

 

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, January 29

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

 

Midweek Movies5:30 pm. Toy Story 4 (2019) G. Free admission, open to all ages.


Friday, January 31 

Storycrafters 3:30 am. Enjoy a story and craft for ages 5-9.



At the Parks 


Daily, January 6 through Saturday, Feb. 1 - Domenic Massari & Marie Kerr Parks 

Monday – Friday 3 pm to 7 pm Saturday and Sunday 9 am to 5 pm. Park staff provides outdoor recreation fun for families and youth of all ages. On special days, park staff may set-up field days with obstacle courses, 3-on-3 tournaments on the basketball courts, or go on a scavenger hunt! Our goal is to create an inviting, playful environment for all. Please check in at either park to participate in the day’s activity. Free ball rentals and board games available upon request. 


 

 

Wednesday, January 15 – Palmdale Oasis Park & Marie Kerr Recreation Centers

BINGO for kids, 5 to 6 pm. Yeti to Party? Come play free themed bingo and get the chance to win free prizes. This month’s theme staff will have an Abominable Snowman bingo party, and celebrate the winter season the yeti way!  Ages 6-10. *Youth must be accompanied by an adult. Space is limited, first come, first served.



Saturday, January 18 - Marie Kerr Park Community Building

AV Gem and Mineral Club, 1 to 4 pm- The City of Palmdale is partnering with the AV Gem and Mineral Club in presenting free educational and recreational fun that surrounds our everyday life.  Members from the club will share their knowledge, experiences, and answer your questions.  Families are encouraged to attend.


Monday, January 27 – Palmdale Oasis Park & Marie Kerr Recreation Centers                          

Bunsen & Beaker Mondays, 5 to 6 pm. Love science? So do we!  Join us and discover how to make fluffy slime! Ages 8-10.  *Youth must be accompanied by an adult. Space is limited, first come, first served.

 

At SAVES

Tuesday, January 7 & 21 

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, January 16 

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.


Chimbole Cultural Center

Tuesdays, January 7, 14, 21 & 28
Al-Anon High Nooners Meeting, 12:15 to 1:45 pm. The Al-Anon 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, January 8 
Friends of the Library Meeting4 pm. An organization devoted to helping support the Library.


Wednesday, January 8 and 22
Association of Sister Cities of Palmdale 6 pm.  Join the Sister City Family by attending meetings; participate in events and fundraisers to continue the relationship with the City of Poncitlan.  Meetings are held every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month.

 

Palmdale Playhouse (www.PalmdalePlayhouse.com)

Thursday, January 9

Fine Art Workshop – Seasons of Change, 6 pm.  If you have little or no painting experience, these workshops are for you! Learn how to paint using acrylics with Certified Grumbacher Paint Instructor Marco Aguilar. Students will leave with a finished painting they created. Register at PalmdalePlayhouse.com. $25 per class.


Thursday, January 16

Fine Art Workshop – Midnight Tropico, 6 pm.  If you have little or no painting experience, these workshops are for you! Learn how to paint using acrylics with Certified Grumbacher Paint Instructor Marco Aguilar. Students will leave with a finished painting they created. Register at PalmdalePlayhouse.com. $25 per class.


Thursday, January 23

Fine Art Workshop – Lakeside Reflections, 6 pm.  If you have little or no painting experience, these workshops are for you! Learn how to paint using acrylics with Certified Grumbacher Paint Instructor Marco Aguilar. Students will leave with a finished painting they created. Register at PalmdalePlayhouse.com. $25 per class.


January 23 – March 1

Africa Moves: The Legacy of Vernon Charles Lawhorn, Reception 6:30 pm on Thursday, January 23.  Forty-eight years is all Vernon Lawhorn had to leave his mark on this world … and leave his mark he did. Enjoy Vernon’s work is to allow yourself to be engulfed in adventurous moments from a time when man and nature were one.


Saturday, January 25

Annie Singalong Movie, 2 pm.  Come sing along with Annie, everyone’s favorite plucky, red haired orphan.  Sing along with the unforgettable songs and experience the beloved musical like never before!  Tickets can be purchased at PalmdalePlayhouse.com $6 per adult, $4 for 12 & under.


Thursday, January 30

Western Windmill, 6 pm.  If you have little or no painting experience, these workshops are for you! Learn how to paint using acrylics with Certified Grumbacher Paint Instructor Marco Aguilar. Students will leave with a finished painting they created. Register at PalmdalePlayhouse.com. $25 per class.


Public Meetings

Tuesday, January 14 

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

 

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


Thursday, January 9

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

 

Monday, January 20

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


Public Works

Saturday, January 18 

Electronic Waste & Household Hazardous Waste (HHW), 9 am to 3 pm, Palmdale Landfill, 1200 W. City Ranch Road.  E-Waste and HHW Events held are on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month. Residents may bring paint, oil, pesticides, chemicals, E-waste, TVs, batteries, light bulbs, etc. Visit 888CleanLA.com or call (888) CLEAN LA for more information.


Legacy Commons for Active Seniors

Tuesday, January 21

Parkinson’s Group Meeting, 9:45 to 11:45 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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