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Posted on: November 4, 2019

[ARCHIVED] MA: Photo/Interview/Story Opportunities - City of Palmdale Hosted Events

WHAT:           Programs and events hosted by the City of Palmdale

WHEN:           November 2019

WHERE:        Various locations

INFO:              For media inquiries or passes, contact Communications Manager John Mlynar at 661/267-5112 or by email:  Note: dates and times are subject to change.  Listings of the numerous sports, aquatics, health & fitness, education, and active seniors programs in November can be found at



Palmdale City Library


Monday, November 4 

Kindness Rocks4 pm. Bringing the community together to spread kindness by painting rocks for others to find. Paint and rocks are provided. Free admission, open to all ages.


Tuesday, November 5 & 19

Legal Aid for Low Income Individuals3 to 6 pm. Services provided by the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles by appointment only. Call the library at 267-5600 to schedule.

Wednesday, November 6

Midweek Movies5:30 pm. The Kid Who Would Be King (2019), rated PG. Free admission, open to all ages.

Saturday, November 9

Sagan Birthday Celebration 3 pm. Celebrate Carl Sagan’s birthday with a craft! Show off your creativity by making your very own Phases of the Moon Wreath or Space Wreath. Ages 10 and up.

November 11, 28 & 29

Library Closedthe library will be closed due to the Holidays.

Tuesday, November 12

Coffee & Coloring for Adults, 10 am. We provide the coffee and coloring supplies, you provide the conversation and creativity.

STEAM Thinkshop, 4 pm. Ages 5 to 11. Enjoy activities in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics in a “hands on” environment.

Wednesday, November 13

Midweek Movies5:30 pm. Alpha (2018), rated PG-13. Free admission, open to all ages.

Thursday, November 14

Page to Screen, 5 pm. Read the book then join us for a showing of the movie, we will discuss the book-to-movie adaptations, debating the age-old question of which one is better.

Friday, November 15

Paint, Draw, Create 2 pm. Art class for all ages with Juanita McWilliams. Flex your artistic muscles and unleash your creativity as we paint/draw spring. All ages welcome.

Tuesday, November 19 & 26

Preschool Storytime, 1 pm. Ages 3–5 with Miss Shay.

Tuesday, November 19

Wii U Tournament, 4 pm to 5:30 pm. Come play video games at your local library. Open to all.


African-American Authors Book Club6:45 pm. All adults welcome. Discussion of a new title by African-American authors each month.

Wednesday, November 20 & 27

Toddler Storytime, 9:15 and 10:15 am (2 sessions) with Miss Shay. Ages 12-36 months.

Wednesday, November 20

Mystery Book Club, 7 pm. A new mystery title to discuss each month.

Midweek Movies5:30 pm. Frozen (2013) rated PG. Free admission, open to all ages.

Friday, November 22

Bilingual Storytime, 10 am. All ages, with Miss Maria.

Storycrafters Club, 3:30 pm. For children age 5-9. Join us for a monthly story and craft program.


Saturday, November 23 & 30 

Baby & Me Lapsit9:30 am. Ages 0-18 months.

Monday, November 25

Classics Book Club, 7 pm. With a new title each month.

Tuesday, November 26 

Books and Barks, 3:30 pm to 5 pm. Build your kids’ reading skills by letting them read to friendly, non-judgmental dogs in one of our most popular events.


Wednesday, November 27

Midweek Movies5:30 pm. Hairpray (2007) rated PG. Free admission, open to all ages.

At the Parks 

Monday, November 4, 11, & 18  - Domenic Massari & Marie Kerr                          

Fusebead Mondays – 4-6:30 pm. Park staff will offer kids templates for fall and holiday themed creations. All ages welcome.


Tuesday, November 5, 12, & 19 Domenic Massari & Marie Kerr

Turkey Tuesdays, 4-6:30 pm. Families are welcome to come celebrate the holiday with fun themed crafts and activities. All ages welcome.

Tuesday, November 5 - Domenic Massari

Palettes in the Park4:30-5:30 pm.  Recreation staff will offer paint ideas for children. Acrylic paint, brushes, and canvases are provided free. Space is limited; with no reservations taken.  While this event is ages 8+, a parent needs to be present for child participation.


Wednesday, November 6, 13, & 20 - Domenic Massari & Marie Kerr

Free Play, 4-6:30 pm.  Patrons have the chance to have some fun with our equipment, lawn games and different activities that aren’t frequently out in the parks. All ages welcome.


Thursday, November 7, 14, & 21  - Domenic Massari & Marie Kerr

Throwback Thursdays4-6:30 pm. Travel back in time to the 70s, 80s, or 90s! Activities based on decade iconic art. See park staff for upcoming planned activities. All ages welcome.

Friday, November  8, 15, & 22- Domenic Massari & Marie Kerr

Fairy Tale Fridays, 4-6:30 pm. Bring your princes and princesses to the park to make some magical art. All ages welcome.


Saturday, November 9, 16, 23 & 30- Domenic Massari & Marie Kerr

Tots Hour, 9:30-10:30 am. Tots will be provided with free hands-on activities that give them the opportunities to explore their world through a variety of indoor and outdoor experiences. Ages 2-5.

Surprise Saturdays10 am-2 pm. Check in with park staff to see what they have planned for the day.  Activities may include crafts and/or games.  Ages 8+. Free.

Sunday, November  10, 17, & 24 - Domenic Massari & Marie Kerr

Sports Day! – 10 am-12 pm. Bring your family and friends out to the park for some football, kickball, tennis or others! Select equipment available for check out, see park staff for details. All ages welcome.

Saturday, November 9- Yellen Dog Park

Yappy Hour- Thankful Edition2-3pm. In partnership with P.A.W.S. Forward Foundation, you can give back to those dogs (and cats) who may need extra help this season by donating pet food and supplies during the event.  For more information, check out Yellen Dog Park on Facebook, or call 661/267-5611. #YellenDogPark #PalmdaleCares #CityOfPalmdale #SeasonOfGiving.


Saturday, November 16– Marie Kerr

AV Gem & Mineral Club, 1-3 pm.  The City of Palmdale is partnering with the AV Gem and Mineral Club in presenting free educational and recreational fun that surrounds our everyday life.  Members from the club will share their knowledge, experiences, and answer your questions.  Families are encourage to attend.

Tuesday, November 19 – Marie Kerr

Palettes in the Park, 4:30-5:30 pm.  Recreation staff will offer paint ideas for children. Acrylic paint, brushes, and canvases are provided free. Space is limited; with no reservations taken.  While this event is ages 8+, a parent needs to be present for child participation.

Monday, November 25- Domenic Massari

Field Day! 11am-1pm.  Turkey Bowl! Park staff will mark off football field areas and have footballs available for play for all ages.  Who has the best team to take away the top prize? Get social and share your game day pictures.  #TurkeyBowl #ParksMakeLifeBetter #CityOfPalmdale.

Tuesday, November 26- Marie Kerr

Field Day! 11am-1pm.  Turkey Bowl! Park staff will mark off football field areas and have footballs available for play for all ages.  Who has the best team to take away the top prize? Get social and share your game day pictures.  #TurkeyBowl #ParksMakeLifeBetter #CityOfPalmdale.

Saturday, November 30 – Poncitlan Square

American Classic Christmas6 to 8 pm. The fifth annual American Classic Christmas returns with holiday music, the festivities will include a community sing-along and other live entertainment.  The event is free and open to the public. For more information, please visit


Tuesday, November 5 & 19 

Housing Rights Legal Clinic NLSLA, 9 am to 12 pm at SAVES, 1002 E Ave Q-12.  The NLSLA team provides free assistance to individuals and families dealing with Reentry; clear your adult criminal record; fix errors on background reports; if your professional license is denied or revoked; understand your employment rights and new Fair Chance Hiring Laws. Free Legal Help for homeowners & tenants; issues with fair housing, eviction or homelessness, Section 8 issues, rent increases and unsafe living conditions. Walk-ins are welcome or call 1-800-433-6251 to make an appointment or speak with an in-take advocate.


Thursday, November 21 

Free Housing Rights Clinic by HRC, SAVES, 1 to 4 pm. Opportunity for residents to ask questions about fair housing laws, illegal practices, and landlord-tenant rights and responsibilities. Info: 800/477-5977 or Neighborhood Services 661/267-5126, you can also visit

At The Amphitheater

November 7 to November 12

AV Wall,  from 5 pm Thursday, November 7 to 8 am Tuesday, November 12. For more information visit .

Saturday, November 9

AV Wall 10th Anniversary Ceremony, 11 am. For more information visit 


AV Wall Candlelight Memorial Walk, followed by taps, 9 pm. For more information visit 

Monday, November 11

AV Wall – Veterans Day Celebration Ceremony, 11 am. For more information visit 

Chimbole Cultural Center

Tuesdays, November 5, 12, 19 & 26
Al-Anon High Nooners Meeting, 12:15 to 1:45 pm. The Al-Anon Meetings are every Tuesday, except holidays and the days in December-January when the Chimbole Cultural Center is closed. For more information please call Jean at 661/947-7615.


Wednesday, November 6 
Friends of the Library Meeting4 pm. An organization devoted to

helping support the Library.

Saturday, November 16
4th Annual Family Volunteer Day9 am.  As part of a global day of service celebrating the power of families who work together to support their communities and neighborhoods.  For event details, visit


Wednesday, November 13 & 27
Association of Sister Cities of Palmdale 6pm.  Join the Sister City Family by attending meetings; participate in events and fundraisers to continue the relationship with the City of Poncitlan.  Meetings are held every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month.


Public Safety

Wednesday, November 6

Coffee with a Cop9 am. Join your neighbors and deputies for free coffee and conversation at Starbuck located at 280 E Palmdale Blvd., Palmdale CA. Info: 661/272-2587.

Palmdale Playhouse (

Saturday, November 16

Mary Poppins Auditions10 am to 6 pm.  All roles available, callbacks will be on Sunday, November 17.  Show dates will be March 13, 14 &15 and 20, 21 & 22, 2020.  For more audition information or to work behind the scenes on set building, scene painting, stage crew and more, call 661-267-5684.

Public Meetings

Tuesday, November 5 

Palmdale City Council Meeting, Council Chambers, 38300 Sierra Hwy Suite B. 7 pm.

Thursday, November 14

Palmdale Planning Commission Meeting, Council Chambers, 38300 Sierra Hwy Suite B. 7 pm.


Tuesday, November 12

Board of Library Trustee Meeting, Administration, 38300 Sierra Hwy Suite B. 5:30 pm.


Monday, November 18

PRWA, Council Chambers, 38300 Sierra Hwy Suite B. 7 pm.

Tuesday, November 19

Airport Master Plan, join this council workshop at Council Chambers, 38300 Sierra Hwy Suite B. at 7 pm.

Public Works

Saturday, November 9 

Shredding Services, 10 am to 1 pm.  Residents may bring up to five banker boxes of paper documents to be safely shredded for free at the Palmdale Landfill.

Legacy Commons for Active Seniors

Wednesday, November 6

Holiday Craft Boutiquel, 11 am to 3 pm. For information call 661/267-5904.



Tuesday, November 12 

Holiday Safety Presentation, 9 am.  Join for a free holiday safety presentation geared towards adults 55+, this seminar will provide basic safety tips on holiday situations such as shopping, home security, protecting your personal information, holiday travel, and more.  For information call 661/267-5904.


Tuesday, November 19

Parkinson’s Group Meeting, 9:45 to 11:45 am.  For information call 661/267-5904.


Wednesday, November 27 

Diabetes Group Meeting, 9 am.  For information call 661/267-5904.



Recruiting Now – Girl Scouts, City of Palmdale Neighborhood Houses. The Girl Scouts are now meeting once a week at three of the City’s Neighborhood Houses: Yucca NH, 503 E. Avenue Q3, 267-5052; Tumbleweed NH, 1129 E. Avenue R4, 267-5901; and Manzanita NH, 38627 32nd St. East, 267-5911.  Call your local Neighborhood House for day and time.


Palmdale City Library Techmobile Schedule

(weather permitting)


3:30-4:30 pm - Anaverde Park



3:30-4:30 pm - Hammack Center


Best of the West Softball Complex

2723 Rancho Vista Drive

Palmdale, CA 93551

Chimbole Cultural Center
38350 Sierra Highway
Palmdale, CA 93550

Monday 12-6 pm
Tuesday 12-6 pm
Wednesday 8 am-10 pm
Thursday 8 am-6 pm
Friday 12-6 pm
Saturday and Sunday by reservation only.


Courson Park

38226 10th St. East

Palmdale, CA 93550


Domenic Massari Park

37716 55th St. East

Palmdale, CA 93552


DryTown Water Park

3850 Ave. S 
Palmdale, CA 93552


Marie Kerr Park Recreation Center

2723 Rancho Vista Blvd.

Palmdale, CA 93551


Marie Kerr Park Community Building

39700 30th Street West

Palmdale, CA 93551


Palmdale Amphitheater

2723 Rancho Vista Boulevard

Palmdale, California 93551


Palmdale City Library

700 East Palmdale Blvd.

Palmdale, CA 93550

661/267-5600 • 661/267-5277 (24/7 Renewal Line)

Monday-Thursday, 10 am-8 pm •Friday-Saturday, 10 am-5 pm• Sunday 1-5 pm

Palmdale City Council Chamber

38300 Sierra Highway, Suite B

Palmdale, CA 93550

Palmdale Oasis Recreation Center

3850 Ave. S 

Palmdale, CA 93552


Palmdale Transportation Center

39000 Clock Tower Plaza Drive

Palmdale, CA 93550


Hours of Operation: 
Monday-Friday, 3 am-12 pm (midnight) 

Saturday-Sunday, 6 am-10:30 pm

Legacy Commons for Active Seniors

930 East Avenue Q-9

Palmdale, CA 93550

Monday-Thursday 8 am-4:30 pm

Friday 8 am-12 pm

Palmdale Playhouse

38334 10th Street East

Palmdale, CA 93550


Tickets for Palmdale Playhouse events may be purchased online at, or at the box office beginning two hours before each show, 38334 10th St. East. For more information, please call 661/267-5684.

Yellen Dog Park 

5100 East Ave. S

Palmdale, CA 93552


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