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Community Calendar: Day of Service Opportunities

Saturday, Jan. 19

8 a.m. to 12 p.m. – City of Montebello Community Beautification Day. Volunteers 13 years of age and older are needed to “Make Montebello Shine.” The volunteer projects will take place at Brant Rea Park, located at 600 N. Rea Dr., Montebello. Sign up in advance and submit your waiver. For more information call the Montebello Recreation Dept. at (323) 887-4540.

8 a.m. to 12 p.m.—City of Commerce 2nd Annual Community Martin Luther King Jr Volunteer Day of Service. Volunteers will clean tree wells, paint red curbs, remove graffiti and assist in bulky item disposal. Dumpsters will be located throughout the Bristow neighborhood area so residents can discard bulky items until noon. To volunteer, register at Bristow Park Library, at 1466 S. McDonnell Ave (323) 265-1787.

8 a.m. to 12 p.m. – Glassell Park 2nd Annual Martin Luther King Day of Service Community Pride Day Clean-up. Help improve Fletcher Dr, Eagle Rock Blvd, and San Fernando Road. Gather at the Glassell Park Community Center, 3750 N. Verdugo Road, for instructions. For more information, please contact the Neighborhood Organizer, Bradley at (323) 806-7477 or ebebradley@hotmail.com.

Monday, Jan. 21

9 a.m. to 2 p.m.— City Year LA Annual MLK Day of Service. Volunteer to give Belmont High School so much needed attention. Service projects include painting educational murals, inspirational quotes, and college logos. Registration opens at 8:30am; lunch will be provided. Belmont is located at 1575 West Second Street, Los Angeles, CA 90026. RSVP by contacting Morgan Plank at CYLAvolunteer@gmail.com or 213-293-9965.

8 a.m. to 2 p.m. – L.A. Works MLK Day of Service at Washington Irving Middle School. Join volunteers to revitalize this Glassell Park school, located at 3010 Estara Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90065. Volunteer projects include planting and landscaping, painting, light construction, gardening work and more. All volunteers must create an L.A. Works account before signing up, register to volunteer at http://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp1254106.jsp or for more information call (323) 224-6510.