Here is a complied list of all the free events in San Dimas offered during Summer 2019. Rockin’ Jump is not affiliated with any of the organizations listed below. This list was simply compiled for your convenience. Please confirm and verify events before attending.

Oh by the way, we left ourselves a little plug at the very bottom. It’s literally our best deal of the Summer. In case you’re curious what that is.

Other than that, enjoy!

Free events

Movies in the park

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The City of San Dimas is hosting movies in the park this Summer. All ages are welcome to this free community event. Pre-movie activities will start at 7 pm. Movies and dates are as follows:

  • Wednesday, June 12 – Spider-Man Into the Spider Verse
  • Wednesday, August 7 – Incredibles 2

Music in the park

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City of San Dimas:

“Come out and enjoy free live music on Wednesday evenings at the Music in the Park Summer Concert Series beginning on June 19 and continuing through August 31. Join us every Wednesday from 7 to 9 pm at Civic Center Park.”

Located at:
Civic Center Park
245 E Bonita Ave
San Dimas, CA 91773

  • June 19 – Retro Blast (Classic Rock)
  • June 26 – Silverados (Country)
  • July 3 – 40th Infantry Division (Rock Band)
  • July 10 – Danny Island Steel Drums
  • July 17 – The Ravelers (Classic Rock)
  • July 24 – Suave (Latin, Jazz, Variety)
  • July 31 – The Answer (Classic Rock)

San Dimas Library

Mendi Henna Art June 25 4-5 PM

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  • For ages 12 – 17
  • Join us for a fun hour as we learn about the traditional Indian custom of painting the hands, feet or body with a paste made from the powdered, dried leaves of the henna plant. Then get your own henna artwork applied by a professional henna artist.

June 26 3-5 PM

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  • For all ages
  • Brettso features magic tricks from around the world as well as multicultural stories, told with his balloon puppets, that will amaze, entertain, and inspire creative thought.
  • LA County Library has been named the 2019 Library of the Year by Gale/Library Journal. We are inviting LA County residents to join our celebration at all our library locations on Wednesday, June 26.After Brettso’s Magical Balloon and Puppet Show in the Stanley Plummer Community Building at 3 pm, come over to the library to participate in a free book giveaway for children, enjoy free refreshments*, and share with us the reason why you love your library.*Free refreshments sponsored by Friends of the San Dimas Library.

Smarty Pants Story Time

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  • Ages 18 months – 4 years with an adult caregiver
  • Let’s get ready for school! Enjoy books, songs, and play while learning school readiness skills and having fun.Attendance is limited and advanced registration is required. Limited stand-by tickets are available before each storytime.
  • JULY 5, 2019 9:30 AM & JULY 5, 2019 10:30 AM
  • JULY 12, 2019 9:30 AM & JULY 12, 2019 10:30 AM
  • JULY 19, 2019 9:30 AM & JULY 19, 2019 10:30 AM
  • JULY 26, 2019 9:30 AM & JULY 26, 2019 10:30 AM

Improv(e) your life July 2 4-5 PM

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  • For ages 12 – 17
  • Have some fun playing theater games-it just might change your life. 

Kerry Fenster July 3 3-3:45 PM

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  • For all ages
  • Muzic School Records recording artist Kerry Fenster will perform songs from his Parent’s Choice award-winning album Songs About Us; a fun and entertaining collection of lively tunes that teach children how to care for themselves and social skills to care for others.

Bookish Book Bags July 9 4-5 PM

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  • For ages 12 – 17
  • Looking for something new to read? Want to recommend your favorite book to a new friend? Come to the library to talk about new books and old favorites and then make a bookish book bag to take home all your new books in.

The Collaboratory: Story Keepers  July 10 3-3:45 PM

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  • For all ages
  • A thief is in the library changing classic stories. An unlikely hero, Agent Paper, must travel into the world of books to stop him! The audience comes along for the adventure and learns the power of reading, imagination, and believing in themselves.

Pom Pom Cupcake Bookmarks July 16 4-5 PM

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  • For ages 12 – 17
  • Do you love cupcakes and cakes and pastries? Come learn what our library has to offer in our cookbook section and create a fabulous pom-pom cupcake bookmark to use with your new favorite cookbook.

Twinkle Time July 17 3-3:45 PM

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  • For all ages
  • Twinkle brings her colorful, high energy family concert fusing education, language, arts, and pop culture to San Dimas!

Ink Paintings July 23 4-5 PM

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  • For ages 12 – 17
  • Make abstract art like Jackson Pollock and Joan Miro! Use string and spray ink to make vivid artworks, and explore various modern and abstract artists to add a research component.

Abbit the Average Magic Show July 24 3-3:45 PM

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  • For all ages
  • Get ready to travel first-class with non-stop laughs and audience participation. Abbit the Average combines comedy, magic, and juggling to take you on a journey that’s out of this world.

Express Yourself with Button/Pin Making July 30 4-5 PM

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  • For ages 12 – 17
  • Get creative as you make your own button/pin featuring your favorite, book, movie, character, or whatever else you come up with.

Joseph Peck Caribbean Drum Circle July 31 3-3:45 PM

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  • For all ages
  • Musician Joseph Peck introduces participants to the design, development, and cultural significance of the steel drum. Through call and response, singing rhythms, and playing percussion instruments, participants will enjoy jamming in a calypso band!

San Dimas Farmer’s Market

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Every Wednesday from 4 pm – 8:30 pm, April 3 – September 4

Location:
Civic Center Parking Lot
245 East Bonita Avenue

Visit the weekly San Dimas Farmers Market hosted by the local non-profit organization, Advocates for Healthy Living. The Farmers Market is located in the Civic Center on First Street east of Iglesia including a portion of the City Hall parking lot. For more information, call Advocates for Healthy Living at 909-581-4744 or www.sandimasfarmersmarket.com.

San Dimas Car Show

Check-in will be from 6 am – 9 am, trophy winners from among the various categories will be announced at 2:30 pm. Enjoy a pancake breakfast at 7 am.

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Not free, but still worthy of mention

San Dimas City Birthday

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Saturday, Aug 3, 2019
4:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Pre-Sale dinner tickets $6 for adults and $5 for seniors and children
Day of dinner tickets $7 for adults, $6 for seniors and $5 for children

Kids Entertainment 4pm-7pm
Vendor Displays 4pm-7pm
Dinner 5:00pm-7:00pm
Entertainment & Dancing 5pm-9pm

Location
Civic Center Park
245 E Bonita Avenue

The City will turn 59 on Saturday, August 3 and is celebrating with a fun-filled family picnic. Come on down to the Civic Center and join friends and neighbors in celebration.

We promised an amazing deal didn’t we?

And by all day, we mean ALL day. Let your kids hang out from open until close for 90 days. Endless fun, all Summer long. Don’t miss out!

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