Community Calendar: March 28, 2013- April 3, 2013

By EGP News

Today, Thur. March 28

9am-Noon—TELACU Community Capital (TCC) Free Health Care Seminar. Recent change trends in Labor/ employment law and Workers Compensation of interest to managers, supervisors and business owners. Forum is from 9am to 12pm. Space is limited; light breakfast will be served. Location: TELACU Bldg, 4th Floor, 5400 E. Olympic Blvd. LA 90022.  To RSVP or for more information, contact Cristina Castanon by Mar. 27 at cristinac@riscoins.com or (323) 587-6326.

5pm—Thursday Night Movies at the Robert Louis Stevenson Library Kick Off. Movies are free and appropriate for the whole family. Additional movies dates: Apr. 11, Apr. 35, May 9, all at 5 pm. Library is located at 803 Spence St. LA 90023. For more information, call (323) 268-4710.

5-6pm—Easter Egg Decorating at the Chet Holifield Library in Montebello. Children of all ages invited to participate, but younger kids should be accompanied by an adult. All supplies will be provided. Library is located at 1060 S. Greenwood Ave. Montebello 90640. For more information, call (323) 728-0421.

Friday, March 29

6:30-7:30pm—Commerce Veterans Park Presents An Evening with Peter Cotton Tail for children 2-5 years old. Make a craft, create a snack, do the Bunny Hop & join the Easter Parade. Parent participation required. Register at your local park through Thurs, March 28. Fee: $2 per child. Park is located at 6364 Zindell Ave., Commerce 90040. For more information, call (562) 927-1515.

Saturday, March 30

11am Sharp!—Easter Egg Hunt at Commerce Veterans Memorial Park. Free for kids 12 and under. Meet the Easter Bunny and new Commerce Royal Court. Park is located at 6364 Zindell Ave. Commerce 90040. For more information, call (562) 927-1515.

2-4pm—Family Storytime and Easter Egg Hunt at the Bell Gardens Library. Play Loteria (Bingo) & hear stories in English & Spanish. Hunt for Easter Eggs hidden on the library lawn. Free to participate. Library is located at 7110 S. Garfield Ave., Bell Gardens 90201. For more information, call (562) 927-1309.

Monday, April 1

4:00-5:30pm—Adult English Conversation Class at the Lincoln Heights Library. Practice basic English conversation skills with other learners. Free and no advanced registration required. Class meets every Monday through May 20 in the Community Room. Library is located at 2530 Workman St., LA 90031. For more information, call (323) 226-1692.

Tuesday, April 2

4pm—Presentation on Arroyo Seco Confluence  at the Los Angeles River Center: 570 W. Ave. 26, LA 90065. USC graduate student Hu Yingjunh will present his directed design research. Panel discussion on potential of the Confluence. Reception & walking tour of confluence will follow. For more information, visit http://www.arroyoseco.org or call (323) 405-7326.

Upcoming

LA County & LA City Health Expo 2013 on Thurs April 4 at Olvera Street from 11am-3pm. Expo will feature free health screenings, entertainment, cooking demonstrations, and information about common health issues. Olvera Street is located at 125 Paseo de La Plaza, in downtown Los Angeles, across from Union Station. For more information, go to publichealth.lacounty.gov or call 2-1-1.

The “Affordable Housing After the Redevelopment Era: What Now?” will be the topic of a free public forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters Pasadena Area on April 4, 10:30am to 1pm at the Women’s City Club:160 N. Oakland Ave., Pasadena. A panel of housing professionals will look at the current state and future of affordable housing in the region since Gov. Brown pulled the plug on 400 redevelopment agencies last year. Program is free and open to the public. Lunch is available by reservation and costs $20, including tax and tip. Call (626) 798-0965 for reservations.

Commerce Relay for Life on April 6 to Raise Funds to Fight Cancer. Sponsored by the City of Commerce, Commerce Industrial Council &American Cancer Society, the unique 24-hour event aims to increase cancer awareness while raising funds for the American Cancer Society. Teams from all over the community camp out overnight while at least one team member walks or runs around the track in shifts throughout the 24-hour event at the Veterans Memorial Park Baseball Field; 6364 Zindell Ave., Commerce. The event kicks off with a “Survivor’s Lap” at 9am on April 6, and concludes at 9am on April 7. For more information, contact Francine Ayala at (323) 724-8801.

Montebello Library Hosts American Idol Season 6 Songwriter Winner Kelly Corsino on Apr. 6 from 2-4pm. Corsino will help teens explore how poetry & self expression are revealed through music. She will guide teens in re-writing the lyrics to a well-known pop song, improv style, in this free fun workshop. Library: 1550 W. Beverly Blvd Montebello 90640. For more information, call (323) 722-6551

Announcements

The Greater Cypress Park Neighborhood Council is seeking volunteer musicians to perform during the group’s annual Cinco de Mayo community celebration on Saturday, May 4, 2013. For more information call Alexia Teran at (323) 223-6840.

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