Celebrate Black History Month 2017 in Pasadena!
The City and Volunteer Black History Parade & Festival Planning Committee will present a full schedule of events in celebration of the achievements by black Americans and in recognition of African-Americans in U.S. History.
Pasadena is proud to host one of the largest Black History Month Parades in the U.S.A. The 35th Annual Black History Parade begins at 10:00 a.m. at Charles White Park in Altadena, heads south on Fair Oaks Avenue and ends at Robinson Park, 1081 N. Fair Oaks Ave. Join us at 1:00 p.m. for a ceremonial groundbreaking for the new Robinson Park Recreation Center.
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The City of Pasadena, Human Services and Recreation Department is proud to offer Passport to Fun! Scholarships to qualified applicants aged 17 and under; living in Pasadena or attending a Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) School to ensure that all City residents have the opportunity to participate in recreational classes, programs and camps to further enrich their lives. Scholarships are awarded on a first come, first served basis until such time as limited funding is exhausted. Applicants must submit a completed application along with proof of restricted income and residency by published deadlines. The application window will open on Wednesday, February 22 and will close on Friday, March 10. If you have any questions, please contact Kellee O’Rourke, (626) 744-4732 email@example.com.
To apply online, please click here.
Robinson Park Recreation Center will close to the general public beginning Monday, January 9, 2017. The Center is scheduled to be under construction from early 2017 through Spring 2018.
Robinson Park staff, including the headquarters of the After School Adventures Program, will be temporarily housed at the Jackie Robinson Community Center, 1020 N. Fair Oaks Avenue from January 2017 through March 2018. All staff will retain existing telephone numbers and email addresses. Robinson Park’s main line, (626) 744-7330, will be forwarded to the Jackie Robinson Community Center.
No reductions in programming will occur. All programming will continue at other locations around the City, and program participants will be notified of new and ongoing recreation, youth sports and Spring, Summer and Winter Camp opportunities through the Department’s seasonal brochures, monthly newsletters and regularly updated website.
For more Robinson Park information, please call Robinson Park at (626) 744-7330 or click here.