Community Calendar – Aug. 30 to Sept. 5, 2012

By EGP News

Today, Thursday, August 30

4:30-6:30pm—Hate Crime Workshops for Youth at El Centro del Pueblo. Learn about the causes of hate crimes. Geared for youth in grades 6-12. Dinner is provided. El Centro is located at 1157 Lemoyne St. LL.A. RSVP to Lidia Martinez  at (213) 483-6335 ext. 104 or email

5-6pm—Crochet for Caring and Sharing at the Chet Holifield Library in Montebello. Enjoy casual conversation as you complete your own crochet project.  Bring your hook, yarn, and get ready to crochet flowers and hair accessories!  No experience ok. Some materials will be made available courtesy of the Friends of the Montebello Libraries. The library is located at 1060 S. Greenwood Ave. Montebello, 90640. For more information, call (323) 728-0421.

6-8pm—ELACC ‘Legalize LA Street Vendors’ Town Hall Meeting. The second in a series of meetings aimed at creating a policy to legalize street food vendors in LA. Location: Central American Resources Center 2845 W. 7th Street. For more information, call (323) 604-1975.

Friday, August 31

11am-5pm—2nd Annual Edges and Curves Art Show. Visit the City Market of Los Angeles for the second art show dedicated to local female artists over 40. Event is free and open to everyone. Market located at 1057 S. San Pedro St. Ste 201. For more information visit

Saturday, September 1

6pm-8pm—Artwalk & Concert at the East L.A. Civic Center. ArtWalk will feature the work of 40 artists and local artisans. Enjoy Brazilian Jazz sounds of Louie Cruz Beltran. The East LA Civic Center is located at 4801 E. Third St., LA 90022. For more information, contact Los Angeles County Parks at (323) 260-2360, or visit Go Metro, 800-COMMUTE,

Monday, September 3

6am-1pm—231st Anniversary of the Founding of Los Angeles Celebration. Enjoy historic re-enactments of Los Pobladores, artisan demonstrations, exhibits, entertainment, and plenty of birthday cake to go around. El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument is located at 125 Paseo de la Plaza. For more information call (213) 485-6855.

11am-6:30pm—Labor Day Splash at Bell Gardens Ford Park Pool. Celebrate Labor Day poolside with live entertainment, carnival games, food vendors, a giant water slide and more! First 20 guests receive a prize. Tickets are $5/$15 for a family of four. The pool is located at 8000 Park Lane. For more information call (562) 806-7650.

Tuesday, September 4

4-5pm—Paper Crafting for Kids at the Anthony Quinn Library in East LA. Decorate a handmade card for someone special, create a scrapbook page or just decorate your school binder. The library is located 3965 Cesar E. Chavez Ave. LA 90063. For more information, call (323) 264-7715.

Wednesday, September 5

6-8pm—LA County Library Celebrates Centennial at East Los Angeles Library. Bring the whole family to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the library with ballet folklorico, book giveaways and more. The library is located at 4837 E. 3rd St. For more information call (323) 264-0155.

6:30pm—Drawing Club workshop with Adriana Yugovich. Drawing materials provided for this creative eye-opening workshop complete with image making games and more. $12 fee at the door. Workshop located at 5002 York Blvd. For more information call (323) 259-2490.


Opening Night of “André and Dorine” at Los Angeles Theatre: Sept. 7, 8pm. Tickets are $30; student/seniors $20. For reservations or more information, call (866) 811-4111 or visit

Monterey Park Community Garage Sale at Barnes Park on Sept. 8, 7am-1pm. Clear out your garages, closets, and storage spaces and come sell your items. Sellers must provide their own tables and chairs. Free spaces to Monterey Park residents; $10 non-residents. First-come, first-choice, no reservations required. Park is located at 350 S. McPherrin Ave. For more information, call (626-307-1388.

Homeowner Bill of Rights Town Hall Meeting on September 12 at the Whittier Community Center from 6-8pm, hosted by Assembly Majority Leader Charles Calderon. Get up-to-date information on new legislation that could save homes from foreclosure. For more information and to RSVP, call (562) 692-5858.

Housing Rights Workshop on September 18 at Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library from 5-7pm. The Housing Rights Center and the City of Monterey Park will present information and resources on housing discrimination and landlord-tenant rights and responsibilities. Library located at 318 S. Ramona Ave. For more information call (800)-477-5977 or visit


The deadline to apply for a paid internship at White Memorial Medical Center is 5pm Sept. 7. Applicants must be a resident of East Los Angeles, 16-25 years old, authorized to work in the U.S., and must be able to work one of the following shifts: Monday-Wednesday 9am-2pm or 2p-6pm , or Thursday-Saturday same times. Interested applicants must email Piedad Morales at before deadline to be eligible. Space is limited.

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