Twilight Night at Kidspace — Aug. 1 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The entire museum, including the Digging Deeper Gallery, 2.2 acres of gardens and the new Star Station: Planetarium Experience will be open for guests to explore. Guests are encouraged to bring a picnic dinner to enjoy in the Kidspace Gardens. Activities will include chalk drawing, face painting, music, tricycle rides and nature walks and kids will have the opportunity to meet a bearded dragon, observe a beehive, scale a rock wall and more. Admission is $5 per person.
Kidspace is located at 480 N. Arroyo Blvd., in Brookside Park, Pasadena. Free parking is available in Rose Bowl Parking Lot I.
For information, visit www.kidspacemuseum.org.
Bookmaking — July 26, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Book-design artist Wendy Poma will teach the step-by-step process of making books, using a wide variety of papers from around the world. Participants will leave class with a beautiful set of three books. All materials are supplied by the instructor. No previous bookmaking experience is required. Fees: $25 ($20 Descanso members), plus a $22 materials fee payable to Wendy Poma. To register, call (818) 949-7980.
Family Fun for Nature Nuts: “Feathers & Flight”— July 29 at 5:30 p.m. Joe Suffredini of Avian Entertainment introduces various birds of prey and explains how these powerful animals live and play high in the sky. Per-person fees are $12 ($10 members). Children under 2 are admitted free. To register, call (818) 949-7980.