Pasadena convention center releases schedule of events

PASADENA - The Pasadena Convention Center has announced its schedule of events for May, as listed below:May 11, Chesley Sullenberger, presented by the Distinguished Speakers Series - Captain "Sully" Sullenberger has flown thousands of routine flights over the course of his accomplished 30-year career. One flight in January 2009 catapulted this extraordinarily well-trained, prepared and modest professional into one of the most admired people of our time. Piloting U.S. Airways flight 1549 to a safe landing in the Hudson River, he preserved all 155 lives on board. He was named one of "Time" magazine's 100 Most Influential Heroes and Icons of 2009. In retirement, he advocates for airline safety. 8 p.m., admission by subscription only. May 13-14, Marathon Health & Fitness Expo - The two-day Marathon Health & Fitness Expo features more than 100 vendors showcasing the latest in running and cycling gear, clothing, shoes, fitness and nutrition. The event is held in conjunction with the Kaiser Permanente Pasadena Marathon. Friday, noon - 7 p.m., Saturday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., free May 17, John Moran Antique & Fine Furnishings Estate Auction - More than 120 quality items, including antiques and fine furnishings from local estates, are sold to the highest bidder. Select from an array of rugs, silver, china, pottery, glassware, clocks and antique furniture. Preview noon, sale 3 p.m., auction 6:30 p.m. Free. May 21-22, Indian Art Show - The market features quality Indian art including collections of Zuni fetishes, Indian jewelry and a variety of artists and vendors with antique and contemporary weavings, pottery, carvings, Northwest Coast ivory and a host of collectibles. The show offers exceptional art for collectors and gift items for the casual buyer. Saturday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sunday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., $8, 12 years and younger free. May 21-22, Los Angeles Computer Fair - See the newest computer and high-tech products, including laptops, desktops, servers, gaming computers, printers, monitors, video cards, sound systems, GPS products, software, DVD players, big screen televisions, digital cameras, thousands of games, gadgets and more. Watch demonstrations and get advice from technology experts. An e-waste drop-off allows consumers to dispose of electronics that no longer have value. In some cases, attendees can get cash for these items if they qualify. Saturday & Sunday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. $10, children 10 and younger free with paid adult. May 24, Greater Los Angeles Career Expo - This career fair is an innovative way for job seekers to meet one-on-one with hiring managers who are looking for a specific skill set in the fields of healthcare, technology, engineering, sales and more. With an upbeat and engaging environment, the purpose is to provide employment solutions for employers and career opportunities for job seekers. Job seekers are encouraged to wear professional attire and bring multiple copies of their resumes. 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., free. May 26-28, Bustamante Antique Show & Sale - Antiques and collectibles ranging from 17th century tapestries to art nouveau and deco accessories and jewelry are featured at the show. Prestigious dealers from throughout the country display millions of dollars worth of such rarities as Tiffany lamps, Ming vases, Renaissance furniture and paintings, Georgian silver and many other unique antiquities. Friday & Saturday 11 a.m. - 7 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.; $7; senior citizens $4; children 12 and younger free.

********** Published: April 21, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 1