Thursday, January 17
8:30-10:30am—MUSD Head Start Parenting Workshop-Session I at the Chet Holifield Library in Montebello. The session will focus on dental health and will be held primarily in Spanish. The library is located at 1060 S. Greenwood Ave. Montebello, CA 90640. For more information, call (323) 728-0421.
Friday, January 18
6-9pm—You’re Invited Grand Re-Opening of Camino Real Chevrolet-Family Owned and Operated in Monterey Park since 1976! Take a look at what’s new and enjoy refreshments with old friends. Camino Real is located at 2401 Atlantic. Blvd., Monterey Park. For more information, call (800) 690-2794 or go to www.chevyofmontereypark.com.
Saturday, January 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.
9:30am-Noon— League of Women Voters Forum: “Initiative and Referendum in California: A Legacy Lost?” Event will explore the pros and cons of California’s initiative and referendum process. Location: LWV Headquarters – 3303 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 826, LA 90033. For more information, visit www.LWVlosangeles.org.
2-4pm—‘Rainbow Fish’ Storytime & Activity at the Bell Gardens Library: 7110 S. Garfield Ave. Bell Gardens, 90201. Make a colorful collage of the Rainbow Fish. Play Loteria. Free. For more information, call (562) 927-1309.
Monday, January 22
11am-4pm—“Hail to the Chiefs! An inauguration Day Celebration at Grand Park in Downtown LA. The free celebration will include live entertainment: Locura, Ferraby Lionheart, Anthony Valadez of KCRW, KLSY and Mathai, Pinot. Grand Park is an outdoor park located between the Music Center and LA City Hall. For more information, go to grandparkla.org.
Tuesday, January 22
6-7:30pm—The Cypress Park Library host Richard Santillan, co-Author of “Mexican American Baseball in the Inland Empire” and “Mexican American Baseball in Los Angeles.” The program will also be streamed live at www.livestream.com/cypressparklibrary. The library is locates at 1150 Cypress Ave., LA 90065. For more information, call (323) 224-0039.
Wednesday, January 23
6-8pm—Metro’s All Communities Convening Open House: State Route 710 Environmental Study Alternatives Analysis Report Information about the five Alternatives that will be further analyzed in the draft environmental document. The meeting will be held at Maranatha High School-Student Center / 169 South Saint John AV / Pasadena, 91105. For more information on the SR 710 Study preparation and process, visit http://www.metro.net/sr710study or call (855) 4-SR-710-0 / (855) 477-7100.
Metro’s All Communities Convening Open House on Jan. 24 from 6-8pm. Meeting will review State Route 710 Environmental Study Alternatives Analysis Report Information about the five Alternatives that will be further analyzed in the draft environmental document. The meeting will be held at San Marino Community Church: 1750 Virginia Rd. San Marino, 91108.
Opening Night Reception of ‘Boyle Heights: Arte Vida y Amor,” on Jan. 25, 6-8pm at LAC+USC—The Medical Village: 2010 Zonal Ave. LA 90033. Show is a selection of work by artists who have lived, loved, worked and played in Boyle Heights. Runs through March 30. For more information, call (323) 258-1435.