Community Calendar: June 13, 2013- June 19, 2013

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Today, Thurs. June 13

5-6pm—Make Father’s Day Cards at the Chet Holifield Library in Montebello. Want to make something meaningful for Dad? The library will provide a wide variety of art supplies for you to experiment, explore, and perfect your very own creation. Library is located at 1060 S. Greenwood Ave. Montebello, 90640. For more information, call (323) 728-042.

5-6:30 pm & 6:30-7:30 pm—Attention DREAMers! Free DACA/ Deferred Action Workshop at the Robert L. Stevenson Branch Library: 803 Spence St., LA 90023. Bring your passport, photo ID, matrícula consular, school records, medical records, immunization records, bank statements, etc. Workshop in Spanish 5-6pm; English 6:30-7:30pm.

6pm—Mural Ordinance Status Meeting at Avenue 50 Studio in Highland Park. Get an update on the latest draft of the ordinance ready for passage from Councilman Ed Reyes. Avenue 50 is located at 131 N. Ave 50, LA 90042. For more information, call (323) 256-1435.

6pm—Free Business Meet  & Greet in El Sereno hosted by The LA-32 Business and Economic Development Committee, El Sereno Historical Society & Councilman Jose Huizar. It’s a great opportunity to meet new clients & learn how to make your business grow. Location: Hecho En Mexico, 4976 Huntington Dr. LA 90032. For more information, contact Julio Torres, CD 14 – El Sereno Office at (323) 226-1646 or Connie Castro, LA 32 NC at (323) 335-8546.

Friday, June 14

5:30-7pm—Father’s Day Event at the Lou Costello Jr. Recreation Center on June 14. Fathers, grandfathers and father figures invited to BBQ and Indoor Soccer Tournament. RSVP Required for BBQ. The center is located at 3141 E. Olympic Blvd., LA 90023. For more information, call (213) 485-9111. Sponsored by: Council District 14 Jose Huizar, PEPSI, WILL-I-AM, Hollenbeck PAL, Smart & Final, LA Dept. of Recreation and Parks.

Saturday, June 15

7:30am-12 Noon—Monterey Park Community Cleanup Day at Sierra Vista Park. Show civic pride and help brighten a Monterey Park neighborhood. Wear work clothes & gloves to pull weeds, trim branches, paint retaining walls, handrails, picnic tables & playground equipment. Students can earn service hours. Contact the Recreation and Community Services Department at (626) 307-1388 or to RSVP. Park is located at 311 N. Rural Dr., Monterey Park, 91755.

10am-12:15pm—Free 12-week Series of Citizenship Classes at the Benjamin Franklin Branch Library. Prepare for the citizenship interview and exam. The classes are presented by CARECEN in English and Spanish. The library is located at 2200 E. 1st St., LA 90033. For more information, call (323) 263-6901.

11am-12:30pm—Teen Photography Exhibit & Reception at City Terrace Library. Thank the sponsors who made the program possible. Student photography will be exhibited. Refreshments will be served. City Terrace Library is located at 4025 E. City Terrace Dr. LA 90063. For more information, call (323) 261-0295.

12 Noon-5pm—Fiesta De Pio Pico at Pio Pico State Historical Park in Whittier. Free admission to the event that will include live entertainment, historical reenactments, blacksmith & chuckwagon demonstrations, adobe brick making, children’s arts & crafts, panning for gold, tours of historic Adobe, food and much more. Pio Pico is located at 6003 Pioneer Blvd., Whittier 90606. For more information, call (562) 567-7651 or visit

11am-3pm—Kids Day Concert Festival at Our Lady of Guadalupe School Parish in El Sereno. Event will include live entertainment, a craft corner, local food vendors, jumper, games, prizes, raffles & free health screenings. Proceeds benefit Tender Loving Covers which makes quilts for orphans and homeless children. School is located at 4522 Browne Ave LA 90032. For more information call Lisa Almeida at (626)233-1245.

Tuesday, June 18

3:30-4:30pm—Musical Feast With Musician Craig Newton at the Montebello Library. Open to families & children of all ages. Part of summer reading program: “Reading Is So Delicious.” Montebello Library is located at 1550 W. Beverly Blvd. Montebello 90640. For more information, call (323) 722-655.

Wednesday, June 19

5:30pm—Roosevelt High School Music Scholarship Benefit Concert featuring the Roosevelt Alumni Jazz Band & R & B Group performing jazz, Latin jazz, soul and R & B. Admission: adults $10 at the door; High & middle school students with ID $5; elementary students free.  Location: Roosevelt Auditorium, 456 S. Matthews St. LA 90033.


Montebello to Hold Public Information on Proposed Water Rate Increase on Wed. June 19, 6:30pm in City Hall Council Chambers. Sessions are in advance of public hearing on July 10. City officials will provide background information on the water system and a Q&A session. For more information, visit the city’s website at

Free Workshop: How to Get Results from the Immigration System June 22, Benjamin Franklin Library- 1-3pm. Get information on how to apply for residency or hire an immigration attorney, & update on the current immigration bill. Hosted by Benjamin Franklin LAPL and Dream Team L.A. Library is located at 2200 E. 1st St. LA 90033. For more information, call (323) 263-6901. / / Aprenda Como Navegar el Sistema de Inmigración ¿Tiene preguntas acerca de como recibir ayuda de inmigración o como contratar un abogado de inmigración? Asista a este taller gratuito sobre como localizar asistencia en el sistema de inmigración de los Estado Unidos. Además, venga para ponerse al día sobre la reforma migratoria. El evento es presentado por la biblioteca pública Benjamín Franklin y Dream Team Los Ángeles. El taller es este sábado 22 de junio, de 1 a 3pm en la Biblioteca Benjamin Franklin en Boyle Heights.

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