Today, Thursday, October 18
6-7:30pm—LAUSD Town Hall Meeting on State Proposition 30 & 38. LAUSD Board Member Bennett Kayser is hosting the event aimed at educating voters about the propositions on the Nov. 6 ballot that will affect local schools. The meeting will take place at the King Middle School Auditorium, located at 4201 Fountain Ave, Los Angeles, Ca 90029. For more information call (213) 241-5555 or email firstname.lastname@example.org 
Saturday, October 20
Noon-2pm—Learn how to paint your face for Dia de los Muertos at Heavenly Choice on 534 N. Montebello Blvd. The demonstration will be 30-45 minutes long. Seating is limited. The cost is $25. Children ages 12-14 require an adult present. Call (323)728-2728 for more information.
3-9pm—Celebrate Rio Hondo College’s 50th Anniversary at “Rio Fest” on the Soccer Field. Event will feature music and interactive games (3-6:30 p.m.) Food will be available for purchase from 14 of L.A.’s best food trucks. Tickets are $5 in advance; $10 day of event; children 6-11 $5; five & under free. For more information, go to www.riohondo.edu  .
8:30-11:30am—VELA Lighthouse Zumbathon “Dance for Life” Fundraiser at the East LA Civic Center to Benefit Families Affected by Cancer. $20 registration. For more information about zumbathon and to register, please visit our website VELA Zumbathon 
Saturday, October 20
8am-12Noon—Youth Fishing Derby At Whittier Narrow Recreation Area-North Lake. Sponsored by the Montebello Police, Daniel Hernandez Youth Foundation and County Parks & Rec. Dept. All participants must be registered; one rod per youth/no adult fishing. $6 parking fee. REgisration begins at 8:30-fishing from 9am to noon. For more information, call (562) 865-3764.
3-7pm—El Sereno 710 Tenant Forum-An outdoor meeting not to be missed if you live in El Sereno. Location: 3218 Sheffield Ave, LA 90032. For more information call (323) 646-0295.
Thursday, October 25
6:30pm—Commerce Mayor’s State of the City addresses in the Veterans Park meeting room, 6364 Zindell Ave. Mayor Lilia Leon will discuss the state of the city and city plans for progress and growth. Public is encouraged to attend and use the opportunity to voice their concerns and ask city officials and staff questions. For more information, call (323) 887-4447.
Free Flu shots at the Arroyo Vista Family Health Center in Highland Park on Oct. 25 from 8am to 12 Noon to anyone over the age of 6 months. No appointment is necessary; but supplies are limited so come early. Arroyo Vista is located at 6000 N. Figueroa St. LA 90042. For more information, call (323) 987-2007 or (323) 987-2028.
Hathaway – Sycamores Annual Harvest Festival will take place Oct. 26 from 5:30 to 8:30 pm. Enjoy a night full of fun & games, storytelling, dance & music performances, arts & crafts and more. Take part in the costume parade & win prizes. The Center is located at 840 N. Ave. 66 LA (Highland Park) 90042. For more information, call (323) 257-9600 ext 7100.
Monterey Park E-waste recycling event Sat., Oct. 27 from 9am to 3pm at the Barnes Park Service Clubhouse. Residents can get rid of old computers and electronics responsibly and conveniently ? without getting out of their car. Workers will safely unload electronic waste from automobiles as they arrive at the clubhouse parking area. Barns Park Clubhouse is located at 440 S. McPherrin Ave., Monterey Park, 91754. For questions on what can be brought to the event call 909-467-4800 or visit http://www.onestoprecycler.com.
Proyecto Pastoral will hold Heart of the Community 9th Annual Benefit Luncheon on Thursday, Oct. 18. For sponsorship and ticket information, contact Fatima Djelman at email@example.com  or call (323) 881-0018.