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The  Pasadena -Foothills Association of Realtors will be presenting the 2009 Taste of Old Pasadena on Tuesday, September 22, 2009 from 5:30-9:00pm. The tickets are being sold for $25 each, children tickets at $15 each. The funds go to various charities that the Association supports. If you are curious you can check out the Association website at www.pfar.org to see which charities the Association supports throughout the year.  Ticket holders can visit participating restaurants to get a  taste off their delicious menus. If you are interested in purchasing tickets please call 626-795-2455.  Hope to see you there!


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Very often it is the little things that make for a well decorated room, but that perfect accessory may be the most difficult to find. Lighting (lamps, pendants, chandeliers, etc.) fall into to that category in a big way, particularly if you have something in mind. While that perfect lamp may not be readily available on a store shelf, there is a place where the fixture you imagine can be made to order. You can create your own work of art (with lots of design & technical advise from Peter) at Filament Lighting. This studio is located at 1100 S. La Brae in Los Angeles, CA. 90019. You might want to call 323-935-7636 or go on line at www.filamentlightingla.com for store hours, directions and to view a photo gallery of their creations. Filament has sources for Murano vases, porcelain  and other glassware that can be fashioned into beautiful, one of a kind light fixtures.

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There are plenty of local celebrations and firework displays to enjoy. The following are a few to consider:

Thursday, July 2, 2009 9:30pm  EARLY BIRD SPECIAL
Altadena Town and Country Club
Members enjoy club festivities and fireworks, but it’s a big sky… so park around the golf course and enjoy the FREE fireworks

Saturday, July 4, 2009  noon-9:30pm
Rose Bowl Americafest, Pasadena
Celebrate the Armed Forces
Music, food and fireworks
$13.00 per adult ticket, children 7 and under are free

Saturday, July 4, 2009  9pm
Almansor Park, Alhambra 
Bring your picnic or visit the food booths and enjoy FREE fireworks

Saturday, July 4, 2009   4-9pm 
Lacy Park, San Marino
Bingo, booths, parade, stage entertainment and fireworks
San Marino residents receive 4 free tickets, additonal presale tickets are $5.00 each
Non-residents pay $15 each for presale tickets
All tickets purchased at the park on the 4th (resident & non-resident) will be $20 each
626-403-2200 or 626-300-0700

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