Community Calendar October 25, 2012- November 3, 2012

By EGP News

Today,

Thursday, Oct. 25

8am-Noon—Free Flu shots at the Arroyo Vista Family Health Center in Highland Park for 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.

7pm—Dia de Los Muertos at Historical Olvera Street Marketplace with Candlight Novenarios procession; nightly at 7pm. through Nov. 2. Children’s workshops from 9am-1pm Oct. 25-26 & Nov. 1-2. This weekend, Oct. 27-28 & next Nov. 3-4, enjoy face painting, street theater performances, strolling mariachi bands, Aztec dancers, art workshops, puppets, ballet folklorico, piñatas and other fun family activities from 12 noon to 6pm. El Pueblo is located at 125 Paseo de la Plaza in downtown LA (across from Union Station.) For more information call (213) 625-7074 or go to www.lacity.org/elp

Friday, Oct. 26

8pm—The Independent Shakespeare Company presents RED BARN, an original musical based on the true story of the 1827 murder of Maria Martenat the hands her gentleman lover at the Independent Studio. Show runs Thurs- Sat at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. through Nov. 18. Tickets: $25 general admission; $15 for students. Location:  Independent Studio, 3191 Casitas Ave., Suite 168 LA 90039 Visit www.iscla.org or call (818) 710-6306 for tickets or more information.

Saturday, Oct. 27

9am-3pm—Too Toxic to Trash: Free Countywide Household Hazardous and E-Waste Roundup in Montebello. Residents can safely discard of household hazardous waste such as antifreeze, unused medications, car batteries, used motor oil, paint, pesticides; sharps waste such as hypodermic needles, pen needles, syringes, lancets, and intravenous needles; universal waste including household batteries, fluorescent light bulbs, and electronic waste such as TVs and monitors, computers, VCRs, stereos and cell phones. Drop off site: The Shops at Montebello-Overflow Parking Lot-Plaza Drive & Montebello Blvd. For more information, call LA County Dept. of Public Works at 1(888) CLEAN LA or go to www.888CleanLA.com or the Sanitation Districts of LA County at 1 (800) 238-0172 or www.lacsd.org.

9am-3pm—Free Used Motor Oil Recycling event sponsored by the Yosemite Recreation Center at 1840 Yosemite Dr., LA 90041. Take your used motor oil and used oil filters for proper recycling or disposal – For more information, call (800) 988-6942 or go to www.lacitysan.org.

9am-3pm—Monterey Park E-waste Recycling Event at the Barnes Park Service Clubhouse. Residents can get rid of old computers and electronics without even getting out of their car. Workers will safely unload electronic waste from automobiles in the clubhouse parking area. The Clubhouse is located at 440 S. McPherrin Ave., Monterey Park, 91754. For more information, call 909-467-4800 or visit http://www.onestoprecycler.com.

Saturday, Oct. 27

9am-1pm—MUSD Students Farmers Market fundraiser sponsored by the Campaign for a Healthier Bell Gardens. Buy organic produce grown at local schools, healthy snacks, plants.  Event includes a rummage sale, crafts and information from  health care providers. Rain or shine on the Bell Gardens Intermediate School soccer field: 5841 Live Oak St., Bell Gardens, 90201. For more information, call (562) 927-1319.

Upcoming Events

Friday, November 2

6-8pm—Forest Lawn Covina  & Forest Lawn Cypress host free 3rd Annual Dia de los Muertos events, where family and friends can honor, celebrate and remember loved ones who have passed away. Bring a photo of a loved one to place on community altar. Events include live mariachi music, Aztec dancers and a special ceremony. Forest Lawn Covina is located at 21300 Via Verde Dr., Covina 91724. Forest Lawn Cypress is located at 4471 Lincoln Ave. Cypress, 90603. For more information, visit www.forestlawn.com or call (800) 445-4303.

Saturday, November 3

9am-3pm—Highland Park Senior Citizen Center Annual Rummage Sale. Lots of great things to buy, including clothing, items for the home or for enjoyment. Shopping Bag $3. The center is located at 6152 N. Figueroa St., LA 90042. For more information, call (323) 256-6866.

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