Community Calendar: February 21, 2013- February

By EGP News

Today, Thursday Feb. 21

3-4pm—Beverly Hospital Community Health Lectures: Managing Urinary Incontinence. Guest speaker, Jennifer Liu, M.D. Free admission, Hospital: 309 W. Beverly Blvd., Montebello, 90640. For more information, contact Alice Baldwin at (323) 725-5033 or visit .

5:30pm—Go Red For Women at the 5th Annual Heart Walk in Montebello, sponsored by Soroptimist International of Montebello & American Heart Association. Participants will walk from Montebello City Hall to the Senior Citizen Center on Whittier Blvd and Taylor Ave. Donation: $5 per walker. Montebello Bus Lines will shuttle walkers from the senior center to city hall at 4:45 p.m. For more information, call Christina Alatorre (323) 726-0327.

6-9pm—Week One LAPD Northeast Division’s Community Police Academy. 10-week program runs through May 2nd. Topics: gang enforcement, identity theft, homicide investigations and SWAT. Classes on Thursdays at the Northeast Police Station: 3353 N. San Fernando Rd, LA 90065. For more information or to enroll, contact Sgt. Arellano at (323) 344-5712.

Friday, Feb. 22

7-11pm—Pan American Bank Hosts Casino Night Fundraiser for the LA Chapter of the National Latino Peace Officers Assoc. Great night of gaming, eating & networking. Proceeds benefit youth scholarships, training, and community outreach. Tickets: $35 each or $300 for 10; available online at  Pan American is located 3626 E. First St, LA 90063. For more information, call John Yateem at (213) 605-5411 or email

Saturday, Feb. 23

9am-3pm—Used Oil and Electronic Waste Collection Event at the Eagle Rock Recreation Center. Residents can discard used oil & oil filters, electronic waste such as TVs, monitors, computers, VCRs, stereos, and cell phones. The center is located at 1100 Eagle Vista Dr. LA 90041. For more information, call 1(800) 98-TOXIC or go to

9:30–11am—Presentation On Proposed Los Angeles River Recreational Zone Program. The city of L.A. & Councilman Ed P. Reyes are seeking comments on the DRAFT Report for the program. Location: Dickerson Employee Benefits Conference Room: 1918 Riverside Dr. LA 90039. A second presentation will be made at the Ad Hoc River Committee meeting on Mon., Feb. 25 at 3pm, City Hall, 200 N. Spring St., 10th Floor, LA 90012. Report & PowerPoint presentation can be found at For more information, call (213) 473-7001.

10am—Xipe Totex 33rd Celebration for Cuauhtemoc Aztec Dance Ceremony at Mexico Park/El Parque de Mexico, N. Main Street & Mission Road in Lincoln Heights. Cuauhtemoc was the 11th & last leader of the Aztec resistance 1521. His spirit is venerated through sacred ritual dances that have been traditionally passed down through generations. Free admission. For more information, call (714) 365-2549.

Monday, Feb. 25

6pm— Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s Birthday at a City of Commerce Library with fun, stories, refreshments & special guest readers. Events today at Central Library, 5655 Jillson St.; Feb. 26 at Atlantic Library, 2269 S. Atlantic Blvd; Feb.27 at Greenwood Library, 6134 Greenwood Ave., and Feb. 28 at Bristow Park Library, 1466 McDonnel Ave. All programs at 6pm. For more information, visit or call the Central Library at (323) 722-660.

7pm—L.A. Council District 1 Candidate Forum at Sacred Heart High School. Candidates Jose Gardea, Gil Cedillo, Jesse Rosas & William Rodriguez-Morrison will answer questions regarding the Lincoln Heights Community. Sacred Heart Auditorium: 2821 Baldwin St., LA (Lincoln Heights) 90031. For more information, contact Robert Vega at (323) 574-1063.

Tuesday, Feb. 26

4:30-6:30pm—Eastside Transit Orientated Development Open House at the Boyle Heights Technology Youth Center. Learn about project sites at your own pace & engage in one-on-one dialogues with other participants. The center is located at1600 E. 4th St., LA 90033

6:30-7:45pm—Celebrate African-American History Month at the Montebello Library Lots of surprises and chances to win prizes. The library is located at 1550 W. Beverly Blvd. Montebello, 90640. For more information, call (323) 722-6551.

Wednesday, Feb. 27

4pm—Annual MUSD Spelling Bee at Montebello Intermediate. Students from grades 4th-6th compete for prizes & chance to represent MUSD at the LA County Level Spelling Bee on March 27. Admission is free. School is located is at 600 W. Whittier Blvd, Montebello 90640. For more information, contact MUSD at (323) 887-7900.

5:30-7:30pm—LBCGLA Spanish Business Training Program: Make your business more successful & profitable with help from this 5-week program (meets every Wednesday). Latino Business Chamber of Greater Los Angeles is located at 634 S. Spring St. LA 90014. Register by calling (323) 264-9020.

7pm—Eagle Rock “State of the Town” Address, hosted by The Eagle Rock Association (TERA). Councilman Jose Huizar will be the featured speaker. Location: The Center for the Arts Eagle Rock, 2225 Colorado Blvd. LA 90041. For more information, call (323) 254-5295.

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