Community Calendar: October 4, 2012 to October 10, 2012

By EGP News Report

Saturday, Oct. 6-11am-10:30pm The four-block urban green space, running from the L.A. Music Center to L.A. City Hall, will come alive with music & dance, and international aerial movement pioneer Bandaloop, performing a large-scale vertical dance suspended hundreds of feet high on the exterior of L.A. City Hall to open the final section of the park. The festivities begin at 11 a.m. on the Music Center Plaza, with official grand opening ceremony & aerial show starting at 4pm & continuing through 10:30 p.m. Event is free and open to the public. For a complete schedule & more information, visit

Today, Thursday October 4
6pm—Free Deferred Action (DACA) Information Session in East LA Hosted by Centro CSO-Community Service Center and the Benjamin Franklin Library.
Learn about the DACA application process and who is eligible to apply for a temporary work permit through the program. Copies of the DACA application will be provided. The library is located at 2200 E. First St., LA 90033. For more information, contact Carlos Montes at

Friday, October 5
1-5pm—El Centro de Ayuda Yard Sale Fundraiser for center programs.
Location: 3476 Whittier Blvd. LA, 90023. For more information, call (3423) 265-9228.

4-6pm—Make Mosterific Creations at Bell Gardens Veteran Park in the Arts & Crafts Room. Make a life size replica of your favorite monster to take home. Cost is $2; open to ages 7-14. Veterans Park: 6662 Loveland St., Bell Gardens 90201. For more information, email or call (562) 806-7654.

7pm—“Letters to Siqueiros,” Screening of Jose Trevino’s film America Tropical at the Pico House, located El Pueblo – Olvera Street. Free admission. For more information, including other programs related to the opening of the Siqueiros mural, visit

Saturday, October 6
9am-3pm— Monterey Park Annual Artisans’ Faire and Harmony Car at Barnes Park.
Free general admission/ $25 car exhibitors. Event features food. live entertainment and local artisans selling handmade and unique gift items. Location: Barns Park Tennis Courts: 350 S. McPherrin Ave. in Monterey Park. For more information, call (626) 307-1388 or email Robert Aguirre at

9:30am-Noon—League of Women Voters Pasadena hosts “Are You In the Know?”, a free public forum to analyze California’s 11 November Ballot Measures at the Women’s City Club, 160 N. Oakland Ave., Pasadena. $20 Lunch follows. For more info or to RSVP, call (626) 798-0965, 10 am-1pm, Mon-Fri. Walk-ins welcome.

10am-4:30pm—NASA Mobile Planetarium Comes to Montebello Library. Enjoy an exciting science film and a view of the night sky inside the NASA Mobile Planetarium. Half-hour program, for students in second through twelfth grade repeats on the hour. Sign up in advance at the library or call (323) 722-6551. Library is located at 1550 W. Beverly Blvd., Montebello 90640.

2-11pm—14th Annual Eagle Rock Music Festival on Colorado Blvd between Argus Dr. and Eagle Rock Blvd. Over 70 bands & DJ’s, 11 Unique Stages, Food Trucks, local Eagle Rock Businesses, Arts & Crafts and more! $10 suggested donation (kids under 14 free). Donate in advance through Ticketfly at one of our two levels for special festival gifts. For more information and a complete schedule of performers, go to

Sunday, October 7
10am-6pm—Take in sights & great shopping at historic Olvera Street in downtown Los Angeles
and stop in at Feria de los Moles, for free entertainment, a mole sauce competition. For more information, visit or call (213) 485-8372.

Tuesday, October 9
12 Noon—Grand Opening of Newly Conserved David Alfaro Siqueiros’ Mural America Tropical
and new Interpretive Center in the Sepulveda House at El Pueblo-Olvera Street in downtown LA . Presented by the city of L.A and the Getty Conservation Institute. Last surviving public mural by Siqueiros in U.S. Free admission. Location: El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument – Olvera Street entrance off Main Street. For more information, visit or call (213) 485-8372.

Wednesday, October 10
5-6pm—Traditional Metal Embossing, and Popotillo Art Workshop at the East Los Angeles Library.
Learn about the traditional Central and South American art forms of Metal Embossing. Library is located at 4837 E. 3rd St., LA 90022. For more information, call (323) 264-0155.

Plan Now to Attend Bridge to Health Free Community Health, Wellness & Safety Fair at Hollenbeck Park on Saturday, Oct. 13 from 11am to 3pm.
The Fair will offer free screenings and doctor consultations along with other activities. Receive a Body Fat Analysis, or cholesterol, dental, diabetes, hypertension and osteoporosis screenings. Enjoy Kids Zone, and more. Hollenbeck Park is located at 415 S. St. Louis St., LA 90033.

Shake, Rattle & Roll at the Arroyo Seco Neighborhood Council’s Earthquake & Disaster Survival Drill and Fair on Oct. 13. Learn what it takes for your neighborhood to survive a major earthquake disaster. Two Ways to participate: 1. Meet at 9am at the Montecito Heights Recreation Center and learn survival skills as you watch your neighbors conduct search, rescue & evacuation drills; 2. From 9am to 4pm, gather family & friends to take part in an online interactive disaster survival scenario. Survival Fair takes place from 11am to 2pm at Sycamore Grove Park and will include games, prizes, food, music, disaster survival supplies, emergency vehicles, and more.

City of Commerce’s Annual Halloween Decorations Contest gets Underway.
Applications must be received at City Hall by 6pm on Oct. 22. For more information, call Liz Garcia at (323) 722-4805 ext. 2812.

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