Playhouse District Weekend Highlights

Posted June 23rd, 2017

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Sushi 101 @ Roy’s Restaurant on Saturday, June 24, 11:30 am

In Japanese culture, sushi is much more than food – it’s a great art. Roy’s chefs have been honing their culinary craft for years, and now they’re ready to share their sushi secrets in an exclusive cooking class and private luncheon. Through hands-on experience and expert demonstrations, participants will craft a variety of sushi rolls featuring the light, fresh flavors of tuna, salmon, crab and lobster, along with seasonal vegetables and spices. Plus, participants will receive their own sushi kit to help re-create the experience at home and impress their friends. Space is extremely limited, so call now to make your reservation. (626) 356-4066

Roy’s Restaurant: 641 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena

Sculpting with Everyday Objects @ PMCA, June 24, 2:00 pm

Children’s Workshop: Inspired by Interstitial, join PMCA in creating a sculpture using objects and materials from everyday life. Bring an object from home to incorporate into your artwork. This workshop begins with a family-friendly spotlight tour of Interstitial. Drop-ins and all ages welcome! Caregivers must accompany children.

PMCA: 490 E. Union St., Pasadena

Paul Rodriguez @ Ice House on Saturday, June 24, 8:00 pm

Longtime comedian Paul Rodriguez has been making audiences laugh all over the world (in Spanish and English) for nearly three decades with his unique brand of humor that is a perfect blend of his Latin heritage, the American dream and his undeniable universal appeal. As an actor and comedian, Paul Rodriguez’s multi-faceted career includes starring roles and featured appearances in over 45 films and countless television series and comedy specials. Tickets: $25

Ice House Comedy: 24 N. Mentor Ave., Pasadena

Sunday Champagne Brunch @ University Club of Pasadena, June 25, 11:00 am

Enjoy a champagne brunch at University Club of Pasadena featuring all of your favorite, traditional brunch menu items. Tickets for members are $29, non-members are $35.  Tickets for children ages 4-12 are only $16. RSVP: 626.793.5157 – moc.b1518903308ulcyt1518903308isrev1518903308inu@k1518903308sedtn1518903308orf1518903308

University Club of Pasadena: 175 N. Oakland Ave., Pasadena

Local Authors Day @ Vroman’s on Sunday, June 24, 12:00 pm & 4:00 pm

Kids’ Edition: Laura Aguilar discusses and signs Amado and Flea (with CD); JoAnn Dickinson discusses and signs I Love to Go Camping. Regular Edition: Judy Watson discusses and signs Wings and Other Recollections of Hollywood;  Terry Egan MD discusses and signs Prayer for Compassion: My Journey Through Compassion Fatigue; Brooke Anderson discusses and signs Hello Goodbye, We Meet Again.

Vroman’s: 695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena