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Community Calendar: January 31- February 6

Today, Thursday, January 31

10am-12:30pm—Online Safety Event at the PUENTE Learning Center, hosted by The National Cyber Security Alliance and AT&T. PUENTE Learning Center is located at 501 S. Boyle Ave., LA 90033.

5:30-7:30pm— LAC+USC Medical Master Plan Open House to discuss redevelop of the 90+ acres of county-owned land (surrounding the historic General Hospital). Community input encouraged on local programs, services, amenities, economic development and wellness training programs. Location: LAC+USC Medical Center, Inpatient Tower – 2051 Marengo St. Spanish and Chinese translation available. Free childcare, refreshments and parking at Lot 9A on Marengo.

Friday, February 1

3-8pm—Boyle Heights Farmers Market at Mariachi Plaza Metro Gold Line Station (1st and Bailey). Vendors bring organic fresh fruits and vegetables, hot foods, prepackaged nuts and legumes, and a variety of jewelry by artisans. Includes live entertainment.

Saturday, February 2

8am-Noon—Cash for College Workshop at Bell Gardens High School. Students and parents can get free one-on-one help with financial aid, scholarship applications and the California Dream Act application for eligible AB540 students. Students & parents should bring 2012 federal income tax returns, W-2 forms or records of earnings, current bank statements, and records of stocks, bonds or other investments. Students who successfully submit their FAFSA applications during the workshops will also be eligible to receive up to $2,000 in scholarships! For more information, contact Tracy Brendzal at (323)826-5151 or visit www.lacashforcollege.org. The school is located at 6119 Agra St., Bell Gardens 90201.

10am-9pm—Two-Day Monterey Park 2013 Lunar New Year Festival featuring five blocks of fun, food & entrtainment along Garvey Ave. between Garfield and Alhambra Avenues. Continues Sunday from 10 am to 7pm. For more information visit the Lunar New Year webpage: http://www.ci.monterey-park.ca.us/index.aspx?page=817 .

10am—Arroyo Seco Library in Highalnd Park Hosts Free SAT Prep Class. Princeton Review will administer the full length practice test. Please bring a calculator. Sign up at the reference desk to reserve your place. Practice test will begin at 10:00 am and end approximately at 2:30 pm. The library is located at 6145 N. Figueroa St., LA 90042. For more information, call (323) 225-0537.

Tuesday, February 5

6-7:30pm—Montebello Library Presents “Meet Franklin D. Roosevelt,” as performed by Peter Small. Interactive portrayal by Small looks back at President Roosevelt’s accomplishments in WWII, rebuilding after the war and other accomplishments. Small has performed at the Reagan  & Nixon Libraries. The Library is located at 1550 W. Beverly Blvd, Montebello 90640. For more information, call (323) 722-6551.

Wednesday, February 6

4-6pm—Bell Gardens Library Presents The Joy of Cooking Chinese Food-Celebrate Chinese New Year by learning how to cook some delicious Chinese dishes. Free admission. The library is located at 7110 S. Garfield Ave. Bell Gardens, 90201. For more information, call (562) 927-1309.

6:30-8:30pm—How Will Federal Funds Transform Your Community? Attend a free information session on L.A.’s proposed plan for using federal funds to improve local neighborhoods. Location: Boyle Heights Technology Youth Center: 1600 E. 4th St., LA 90033. If unable to attend, email comments to cdd.planning@lacity.org


Boyle Heights Chamber of Commerce Meeting on Feb. 12 at noon at the Hollenbeck Police Station (Community Room) located on 2111 E. First St., LA 90033.