Pasadena Convention Center busy in November

PASADENA - The Pasadena Convention Center has released its list of November events.Designer Con - Nov. 5 - Now in its sixth year, Designer Con is an annual art and design convention that brings together collectible toys and design apparel with urban, underground and pop art. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; $5 adults or free after 3 p.m.; children 12 and younger free. Alexander's Herp World Exp - Nov. 5-6 - As the fastest growing reptile show on the West Coast, the Herp World Expo strives to educate the public on the proper care and well-being of animals. Reptiles of all kinds are featured, including snakes, turtles, lizards, frogs, geckos and more. Purchase reptile food, enclosures, carriers and accessories. No outside animals allowed. Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; $10 adults; $5 children 12 and younger. Divorce Boot Camp - Nov. 6 - This seminar teaches people how to navigate the divorce process and obtain information critical to a divorce. Discover options and resources needed to deal more effectively with attorneys, courts and former spouses while learning to protect yourself and your children. The speaker is a retired law enforcement officer. 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; $49.95. Betty White - Nov. 9 - Betty White's award-winning career in television and film has spanned an impressive seven decades. She has starred in many successful series, and is known for her iconic roles on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and "The Golden Girls." A seven-time Emmy winner, she won a SAG Award last year for her current role on "Hot in Cleveland." She continues to passionately advocate for animal welfare. 8 p.m.; admission by subscription to Distinguished Speakers Series only. Renovation, Repair & Painting Certification - Nov. 14 - This one-day class teaches contractors how to comply with the EPA's Renovation, Repair and Painting rule. Subjects covered include health effects, regulations, lead safe work practices, containment, cleaning and record keeping. After passing an end-of-class exam, students receive RRP certificates. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; reservations required by calling (800) 346-7277. John Moran Antique & Estate Auction - Nov. 15 - 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, discovery sale 3 p.m., auction 6:30 p.m.; free admission. Nurseweek Pasadena Career Fair - Nov. 18 - Explore RN job options with local and national healthcare organizations while discovering the latest in healthcare trends. Meet hospital recruiters and obtain continuing education information. Attendees should dress professional and bring resumes. 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; free. Cal-Stewart Train Meet & Sale - Nov. 20 - Celebrating its 38th year, the Toy Train Operating Society presents an event for toy train collectors and enthusiasts. The meet and sale is filled with collectible trains to be bought, sold and traded, activities, auctions, demolition derbies and train races. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; $15 per person or family.

********** Published: October 06, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 25