Community Calendar: July 5, 2012 to July 11, 2012

By EGP News Report

Today, Thursday, July 5
1:30-3pm—Children’s Summer Cooking Class hosted by VELA Farmers Market.
This is a fun, hands-on summer cooking class for children and their families. Come by to enjoy preparing healthy and easy dishes perfect for the summer heat! Continues every Thursday through July 26 at the Health Net Community Solutions Center: 5047 East Whittier Blvd., East L.A. 90022. For more information, call (877) 698-7662.

6-10pm—Parks After Dark at City Terrace Park. Program runs Thursdays, Friday and Saturdays (6-9pm) through Aug. 25. Includes sports, movies, concerts, aquatics and more for the entire family. Park is located at 126 N. Hazard Dr., LA 90063. For more information, call (323) 260-2371.

Friday, July 6
6-8pm—Friday Movie Night and Ford Theater JAM Session at the East LA Civic Center:
4801 E. Third St, LA 90022. Movie at Sundown following Hip-hop Dance session. For more information, call (323) 260-2360. Take the Metro Gold Line.

Saturday, July 7
3pm—The Arroyo Seco Library in Highland Park
hosts a free Red Cross Disaster Preparedness Presentation. Learn how you can be ready for any emergency. Everyone is welcome. The library is located at 6145 N. Figueroa St. LA 90042. For more information, call (323) 255-0537.

3pm—Montebello Library Adult Reading Summer Book Reading Program presents signing/book talk with Peter Ford, son of the actor Glenn Ford, and author of the new biography: Glenn Ford: A Life. Includes a video presentation and question/answer session. The Montebello Library is located at 1550 W. Beverly Blvd., Montebello 90640. For more information, contact Dennis McCargar at (323) 722-655.

Sunday, July 8
4pm—ASOSAL (kids) Free Concert & Soccer Tournament at the Levitt Pavilion
at MacArthur Park, near the intersection of West 6th Street & S. Park View Street across from the Park Plaza Hotel. Take the Metro Red Line to the MacArthur Park Station. For more information, go to or call (213) 384-5701.

Sunday, July 8, 5pm—Pre-show Bilingual Workshop at Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival –“Players in the Park/Jugamos en el Parque.” Production: “The Winter’s Tale.” Participation is free, but reservations recommended for this interactive family workshop, call (818) 710-6306. Show starts at 7pm. No seating; bring a blanket or low-back chair to sit on. Location: The Old Zoo in Griffith Park, near 4730 Crystal Springs Drive.

The Commerce Public Library will host a free Pottery Workshop on July 12
at the Central Library. The library is located at 5655 Jillson St, Commerce, 90040. For more information, call (323) 722-6660 or email

Are you Registered to Vote?
You can now register to vote at any of Arroyo Vista Family Health Center’s clinic sites. For more information call (323) 987-2000, ask for Irene or Julio.

Sign up now for Annual AltaMed Run for Your Life! 5k Run/Walk Race on Aug. 18 at East Los Angeles College. Registration at 7am; Kids’ Races at 8am; Main Race/Walk at 8:30 am. Event includes at Health & Wellness Fair from 7am to Noon. For more information, visit

Submit an event or announcement to the Community Calendar: email All submissions subject to space availability. Paid advertising available; for more information, email or call (323) 341-7970.

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