Announcements and Information
Movie in the Park offers fun activites for the whole family on July 29
Jul 25 2016 - 05:54:00 pm
Join us for a night of family fun and a movie under the stars at Movie in the Park! The event will be held on Friday, July 29 at Burke Crenshaw Park (4950 Burke). Games, sports and crafts will start at 5:30 p.m., and the movie "The Incredibles" will begin at sundown.

Admission is free, and concession items will be sold for $1 each. Guests are encouraged to bring chairs, blankets, bean bags and/or pillows for the movie.

The event flyer is available here. For more information, please call the Parks & Recreation Dept. at (713) 475-7048.
Animal adoption event and fundraiser at Peter Piper Pizza on July 27
Jul 25 2016 - 05:53:00 pm
Pizza for Pets, an animal adoption event and fundraiser for the Pasadena Animal Shelter, will be held on Wednesday, July 27 at Peter Piper Pizza (3471 E Sam Houston Pkwy S).

The adoption event will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. During that time, the shelter's mobile adoption trailer will be in the parking lot at Peter Piper Pizza, with plenty of adoptable animals from the shelter.

After the adoption event, there will be a fundraiser for the shelter. From 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., 15 percent of purchases at Peter Piper Pizza will be donated to the Pasadena Animal shelter.

For more information, contact the Pasadena Animal Shelter at (281) 991-0602.
Adoption specials offered at "Clear the Shelters" adoption event on July 23
Jul 18 2016 - 04:17:00 pm
The Pasadena Animal Shelter is teaming up with Telemundo for a "Clear the Shelters" adoption event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 23.

This special, one-day adoption event will be held simultaneously at shelters across the country, with the goal of finding homes for as many shelter animals as possible.
In honor of the event, the Pasadena Animal Shelter will offer a special adoption rate of $25 for dogs and cats. The fee includes: the adoption, spay/neuter, a rabies vaccination, a microchip and the first set of vaccines.

The shelter has a variety of breeds, ages and sizes available. To see many of the animals up for adoption, visit the Pasadena Animal Shelter website and click on "Adoptable Dogs" or "Adoptable Cats" on the left-hand side of the page.
Health screenings and free school supplies at Back to School Health Fair on Saturday, July 23
Jul 18 2016 - 04:06:00 pm
Pasadena Parks and Recreation, in partnership with ABC Dental, will host a Back to School Health Fair on Saturday, July 23 from 9 a.m. to noon at Strawberry Park (1104 Parkside).

Health screenings -- including vision exams, blood pressure testing, cholesterol exams and glucose tests -- and dental screenings will be offered during the event.

In addition, backpacks with school supplies will be given to the first 700 students in attendance at the Back to School Health Fair.

For more information, see the event flyer (also available in Spanish) or contact Fabian Lopez by phone at (832) 954-4997 or via email at
More than 80 vehicles up for bid in public auction on Saturday, July 16
Jul 08 2016 - 06:20:00 pm
More than 80 vehicles are scheduled to be up for bid in the City of Pasadena’s next public auction, which will be held on Saturday, July 16 at the Maintenance Services Facility (3124 Red Bluff Road).

A list of the items is available online. In addition, the auction items may be viewed in-person on Friday, July 15 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Maintenance Services Facility. On Saturday, vehicle viewing starts at 7 a.m., and bidding will begin at 9 a.m. sharp.

Bidders can register on-site the day of the auction, beginning at 7 a.m., or fill out the online auction registration form and email it back for more convenience.

Acceptable forms of payment are cash, MasterCard, Visa and American Express cards only. Checks will not be accepted. Items are sold “As Is, Where Is,” and there are no warranties.

For more information, contact the City Impound Lot at (713) 475-7047 or Worstell Auction Co. at (713) 946-8888.
Rain Barrel Workshop set for Saturday, July 16
Jul 06 2016 - 05:59:00 pm
Learn about the environmental benefits of collecting rainwater, and get instructions and tips on how to install a rain barrel in the Rain Barrel Workshop on Saturday, July 16. It will be held at the Pasadena Convention Center and Fairgrounds from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

The registration fee is $35, which includes:

  • Admission into the workshop
  • A recycled 35-gallon barrel ($70 value)
  • A RainRecycle Connector Kit ($25 value)

The Rain Barrel Workshop is an educational course about conserving water and reducing damage from storm water, pollution, bacteria and other things that could affect the water. During the workshop, there will be a rain barrel raffle, with 20 free barrels being given to Pasadena residents.
Pre-registration with advance payment is required to attend the workshop. To register, visit the Galveston Bay Foundation's website.

Additional details about the workshop are available on the event flyer. For more information, contact Sarah Cunningham at 281-332-3381 or email
Low-cost pet vaccinations offered on Saturday, July 9
Jul 06 2016 - 05:48:00 pm
Low-cost vaccinations for cats and dogs will be offered on Saturday, July 9 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Burke Crenshaw Park Pavilion (4950 Burke Rd). The vaccination packages that will be offered include:

For Dogs

Package A (Rabies vaccination): $12
Package B (Rabies/DHPP vaccinations): $29
Package C (Rabies/DHPP/Bordetella vaccinations): $46
Package D (Rabies/DHPP/Bordetella/Canine Influenza vaccinations): $68

For Cats

Package A (Rabies vaccination): $12
Package B (Rabies/FVRCPC vaccinations): $29
Package C (Rabies/FVRCPC/FELV vaccinations): $50

More details are available on the event flyer.
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