Altadena Community Arts Center 2460 Lake Ave, Altadena, CA91001 Altadena Community Arts Center hosts a variety of rotating exhibits and educational resources for the Altadena…More community, as well as workshops for the many artists, writers and musicians who live in the area, covering visual, written and performing arts. It also hosts a variety of programs for children and teens, giving them a solid foundation in and understanding of the arts. The Arts Center is housed on the Loma Alta School campus.
Loma Alta Park Martial Arts Program is a fitness training and instruction company serving Altadena and the…More surrounding communities. The program offers a wide range of classes for children and adults, including lessons combining all martial sciences together, including hand-to-hand combat, boxing, weapons training, wrestling and healing. The center offers Jujutsu and grappling training for ages 3 through adult and holds classes all year round. The company also offers adult mixed martial arts classes, focusing on martial arts for competition and self defense.
Check the main website for registration details or more information about the program.
Farnsworth Park hosts a community center, outdoor amphitheater, picnic areas and various recreational facilities, as…More well as annual holidays events and summer evening concerts. The space for the park was set aside in 1921 and the stone community building was completed in 1934 as part of a depression-era public works project. The design of the building shows the influence of the naturalistic trend of the California arts and crafts period and the handmade, careful construction of local artisans.
It is located on the steep hill at the top of Lake Avenue, and the park is spread across the hill, with the community center and amphitheater up top and the sports fields and tennis courts lower down. The park is named for General Charles S. Farnsworth, a local resident who pushed for the area to be used as a park. It originally served as a nursery for trees and vegetation.