Today, Thursday, January 24
6-8pm—Metro’s All Communities Convening Open House on SR-710 in San Marino to review the five alternatives that will be in the Draft Environmental Impact Report/Statement (EIS/EIR) for in-depth environmental analysis. The meeting will be will be repeated Saturday in Boyle Heights, from 9-11am. Locations: Today, San Marino Community Church: 1750 Virginia Rd. San Marino, 91108; Saturday at Cal State LA -Golden Eagle Building in the Ballroom: 5151 State University Dr, LA 90032. For more information on the Sr-710 Study, visit www.metro.net/projects/sr-710 conversations .
6-8pm—LA Mayoral Forum, Hosted by the Studio City Neighborhood Council in conjunction with the League of Women Voters, Communities United for Smart Growth & other groups. The Forum will be held at Forest Lawn-Hollywood Hills – Hall of Liberty: 6300 Forest Lawn Dr., LA 90068. For more information, visit www.studiocity.org.
Friday, January 25
7:30pm—One Night Only: Free Performance in Mt. Washington of the Huaxia Orchestra from Henan Museum of China and the Shaolin Temple Kung Fu Team that combines music, theater, and martial arts rarely seen outside of China. Location: Jack and Denny Smith Library and Community Center, Mt. Washington School, 3928 San Rafael Ave., LA 90065. Seating limited to 520. For more information, contact Warren Christensen at email@example.com.
Saturday, January 26
9-11am—Metro’s All Communities Convening Open House on SR-710 in Boyle Heights to review the five alternatives that will be in the Draft Environmental Impact Report/Statement (EIS/EIR) for in-depth environmental analysis. The meeting will be held at Cal State LA -Golden Eagle Building in the Ballroom: 5151 State University Dr, LA 90032 For more information, visit www.metro.net/projects/sr-710 conversations  .
Times Vary—Cash for College Super Saturday Workshops. Get free one-on-one help filling out the FAFSA-Financial Aid Forms. Workshops will be held at various locations, including Belmont, Eagle Rock, Roosevelt, Wilson, Animo Oscar de la Hoya high schools; East LA College Main & South Gate campuses. For more information, visit www.calgrants.org  or call (888)-CA-GRANT.
Noon-4pm—D.I.Y. Tianguis Cultural Art & Craft Fair at La Tierra de la Culebra: 240 S. Ave. 57, Highland Park 90042.
9am-1pm—County Hosts Free Oil Recycling Event in Montebello. Recycle used motor oil and used oil filters and in exchange get free oil containers, oil filter containers, shop towels, and funnels while supplies last. Location: Montebello High School (Wilcox Parking Lot), 2100 W. Cleveland Ave. For information on more free collection events and centers, visit www.CleanLA.com .
Wednesday, January 30
4pm—Family Story Time at the Robert Louis Stevenson Library in Boyle Heights. Join the Stevenson Library staff in their weekly family story times featuring engaging story telling and reading for kids and their families. The library is located at 803 Spence St. LA 90023. For more information, call (323) 268-1349.
Move LA’s 5th Annual Transportation Conversation will take place Feb. 1st from 8am to 3:30pm in the Old Ticket Room at Los Angeles Union Station: 800 North Alameda St. Downtown LA, 90012. Topics include, “Big Picture Politics of Money for Transportation,” “Making the Transit Revolution Real & Fair.” Pre-registration $75/Non-profits & Students $25; $15 more at door. To register or for more information, visit www.movela.org .