Community Calendar: May 2, 2013- May 8, 2013

By EGP News

Today, May 2

4-5pm—Mothers Day Program for Teens at the Montebello Library. Have fun making origami gifts out of paper & meeting new people. For ages 12-18. Library is located at 1550 W. Beverly Blvd. Montebello 90640. For more information, call (323) 722-6555.

5:30-7:30pm— L.A. Union Station Master Plan Community Workshop at the Japanese American National Museum – Aratani Central Hall. Learn more about Metro’s progress on the LA Union Station Master Plan including preliminary draft alternative concepts that have been developed for the site & provide feedback. Museum is located at 100 N Central Ave. LA 90012.

Saturday, May 4

9am-3pm—Too Toxic to Trash: Free Countywide Household Hazardous and E-Waste Roundup—. Residents can safely discard of household hazardous waste such as antifreeze, unused medications, car batteries, used motor oil, paint, pesticides; sharps waste such as hypodermic needles, pen needles, syringes, lancets, and intravenous needles; universal waste including household batteries, fluorescent light bulbs, and electronic waste (e-waste) such as TVs and monitors, computers, VCRs, stereos and cell phones. Drop off site:———- For more information, call LA County Dept. of Public Works at 1(888) CLEAN LA or go to or the Sanitation Districts of LA County at 1 (800) 238-0172 or

9am-Noon—City of Commerce Kids Cute Baby Show at Rosewood Park: For more information, go to

—Lummis Day Fundraiser May 4 at the Heritage Square Museum. See an excerpt from “The Los Angeles Founding Families,” a unique theater piece dramatizing early California history. Enjoy live music, tasty specialties from neighborhood restaurants, sip wine or soft drinks & silent auction in one of L.A.’s most distinctive settings. Heritage Square is located at 3800 Homer St., adjacent to the Arroyo Seco Parkway. Tickets -$30 in advance, $35 at the door – at Galco’s, Antigua Coffee or Paypal at Proceeds support the 2013 Lummis Day Festival, set for Sunday June 2. For more info, email
Monday, May 6

7-8pm—Community Information Meeting on SoCal Gas Advanced Meter Project, sponsored by Arroyo Seco Neighborhood Council. The public meeting will focus on how residents will be affected by the California Public Utilities Commission approved Advanced Meter Project which will begin to upgrade gas meters in LA in July. The meeting will take place at Ramona Hall Community Center, 4580 North Figueroa St. LA 90065. For more information,

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Tuesday, May 7

3-5pm—Anthony Quinn Library Hosts Free Día de los Niños Celebration with Alina Mendez, who will present stories and dances from Mexico. There will be an art activity and book giveaway. The library is located at 3965 Cesar E. Chavez Ave. LA 90063. For more information, call (323) 264-7715.

4-8pm—Free Family Night at Kidspace Children’s Museum in Pasadena. Manipuri Dance Vision will perform the classical Manipuri style of dance in the Stone Hollow Amphitheater. Kidspace is located at 480 N. Arroyo Blvd., in Brookside Park, Pasadena, adjacent to the Rose Bowl. For more information, go to:

Wednesday, May 8

6:30-9pm –“Adults with Autism: The Future is Now” Support Group. Autism Society of Los Angeles Co Chair, Government Relations Judy Mark to discuss how Self Determination plays into accessing & controlling services and advocating for SB 468. Location: Mychals Learning Pl, 4901 W Rosecrans Ave, Hawthorne, 90250. For more information, visit


AltaMed Health Services Celebrates Mother’s Day with Free Health Screening & Entertainment on May 11, Noon-4 p.m. Includes blood pressure and glucose screenings, senior aerobics, live entertainment (Los Pasteles Verdes, Mariachi, Flamenco Dancers), refreshments and more. Learn more about AltaMed’s health & senior services and health insurance enrollment. Location: AltaMed’s East Los Angeles facility, 5425 Pomona Ave, LA 90022. For more information or to RSVP, call Roberto Carrillo at (323) 313-3371. To learn more about AltaMed, visit <> .

Free Small Business, Entrepreneur Conference on May 30 at USC Health Sciences Campus, from 7:30am to 12:30pm. Attend “Applying Strategic Planning to Help Grow Your Business” & learn about government & private resources. Topics: strategic marketing, business plan development, preparing a winning loan application & government contracting. Spanish translation will be available. USC Campus is located at 1969 Zonal Ave. LA 90033. For more information and to register, contact Vikki at (323) 264-9020 or via email at

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