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Sunday, August 2

Monday, August 3

Dani Klein Modisett discusses and signs Take My Spouse, Please

Vroman's Bookstore

695 E. Colorado, Pasadena, CA 91101

7:00pm

Dani Klein Modisett discusses and signs Take My Spouse, Please: How to Keep Your Marriage Happy, Healthy, and Thriving by Following the Rules of Comedy. This humorous take on marriage shows you how the true keys to marital bliss and success are surprisingly the same as the cardinal rules of comedy.  In love, as in comedy, timing is everything. One bad night doesn’t mean it’s time to quit. Have patience: great marriages, like a successful comedy career, take time. Turns out the cardinal rules of comedy have an uncanny resemblance to the rules of building a strong marriage. With humor and grace, Dani Klein Modisett shares a map for navigating your marriage through rough patches, bad jokes, and even nights when you bomb.  Take My Spouse, Please shows how thirteen tried-and-true rules of comedy, when applied to marriage, keep you and your spouse connected, enjoying each other, and getting through tough times. Along with anecdotes from well-known comedians, comedy writers, marriage counselors, and long-term spouses, Dani delivers the core premise: humor matters. (Trumpeter)

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Thursday, August 6

Friday, August 7

"Villain of Mystery Island"

The Golden Spur Restaurant

1223 E. Route 66, Glendora, 91741

6:30pm to 5:00pm

San Gabriel Valley Repertory Theatre presents "Villain of Mystery Island," the second dinner-theatre melodrama of its inaugural season. "Villain of Mystery Island" tells of how Amber Giving’s dream of running her family’s rest spa on Mystery Island is about to crash into the jagged rocks of fate. The only patient at the spa is Prudence Partridgeberry and the rest and sea air of the spa don’t seem to be doing her nerves any good. As if things weren't bad enough, evil Klaus Blitzmeister is plotting to steal the spa for his own wicked purposes.

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Saturday, August 8

Free Bowling for National Bowling Day with Bowlmor AMF

Bowlmor Pasadena

3545 East Foothill Boulevard, Pasadena, 91107

10:00am to 11:00pm

In honor of National Bowling Day, Bowlmor AMF, the largest operator of bowling centers in the world, is offering free bowling from 10 to noon, available to all patrons of Bowlmor Lanes, AMF, Brunswick’s, and Brunswick Zones nationwide. In celebration of this family-fun holiday, Bowlmor AMF is encouraging families to hit the lanes together, to bond over America’s favorite pastime. Bowling is a great anytime activity to do with family and friends and what better place to spend your Saturday than at the bowling alley!

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Sunday, August 9

Thursday, August 13

Killing People for a Living: a Night with Authors & Readers.

Vroman's Bookstore

695 E. Colorado, Pasadena, CA 91101

7:00pm

A panel discussion with Jenny Milchman, Connie di Marco, Steph Cha, Naomi Hirahara and Kristen Kittscher!

Why is crime fiction so popular, with titles dominating the bestseller lists, providing entries in the canon, and attracting new writers every day? On August 13th at 7 pm, please join award-winning suspense novelist Jenny Milchman when the "world's longest book tour" brings her to Vroman's, where she'll lead a discussion with local authors about why some of the nicest people in the world read and write about mayhem, murder, death, and destruction.

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