Community Calendar: June 20,2013- June 26, 2013

By EGP News

Today, Thurs. June 20

4-4:45pm— Summer Reading Storytime at the Anthony Quinn Library. Storytime is an excellent way for children to become interested in books, acquire reading skills and have fun doing so! Primarily for K-3rd grade, but everyone is welcome. Includes art activity. The library is located at 3965 Cesar E. Chavez Ave., LA 90063. For more information, call (323) 264-7715.

Friday, June 21

6:30-11pm—Hairspray Dance Along at Grand Park’s Performance Lawn in downtown Los Angeles -between Grand and Hill-200 North Grand Ave. LA 90012. Free admission. Bring your  beehives, poodle skirts and twist away! For more information, go to

Saturday, June 22

8:30am-2:30pm—Free Senior & Caregiver Resource Fair at White Memorial Medical Center in Boyle Heights in partnership with MAOF and Rose Hills. The event will include a variety of free health screenings, information & materials on health issues, continental style breakfast & lunch (while supplies last), entertainment and presentations on Medicare & Medi-Cal, Fall Prevention & Safety, the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) and more. White Memorial is located at 1720 Cesar Chavez Ave., LA 90033.

9am-Noon—Free Fruit Tree Giveaway in Highland Park presented by Assemblyman Jimmy Gomez in partnership with Million Trees Los Angeles. Trees are for private home adoption to people who own or live in City of L.A. Verification will be required (ID/Driver’s License or copy of DWP utility bill). 1 tree per property, while supplies last. Location: Superior Warehouse Grocers Parking Lot, 113 W. Ave 45. (cross street Figueroa). For more information, call (213) 483-5151.

10am-3pm—Free Men’s Health Awareness Day & Health Fair hosted by the USC Edward R. Roybal Institute on Aging. Event will include free health screenings of: blood sugar, body fat, cholesterol, diabetes foot care, bone density, glaucoma, oral health, posture, stroke & vision. Fair will also includes a classic lowrider car show exhibit by the Imperials Car Club, live music & activities for children. Location: USC Campus, USC University Park Campus, 3551 Trousdale Parkway LA 90089. For more information, visit:

1-3pm—Free Workshop: How to Get Results from the Immigration System Benjamin Franklin Library. Get information on 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.

9am-5pm—“The Neighborhoods of Baseball Symposium” at Plaza de La Raza in Lincoln Heights, presented by The Baseball Reliquary, in conjunction with the Latino Baseball History Project and Plaza de la Raza. Event is Free & Open to the public and will include panel discussions on the role of amateur, semi-professional & professional baseball in the Mexican American, Japanese American,& African American communities of Southern California. Box lunch available for purchase. Plaza de la Raza, is located at 3540 N. Mission Rd. LA 90031. For more information, call (626) 791-7647 or email

Sunday, June 23

9am-4pm—CicLAvia – Iconic Wilshire Boulevard. No cars, open streets and the opportunity to view one of the most legendary boulevards in Los Angeles by foot, bike, skates or other non-motorized transport. Runs between One Wilshire in downtown LA and Fairfax Avenue along Museum Row. Additional hubs include MacArthur Park, Koreatown and Mid-Wilshire

2:30-5:30pm—Comedy Rock Relief Show Benefit for the Mark Daniel Flores Music Foundation. Special Host Comedian Rudy Lopez. Performances by Martin Rizo, Stevie Mack, Thraysher & tributes to ACDC, Bon Jovi, Van Halen. Location: A Mi Hacienda, 9613 Whittier Blvd., Pico Rivera. $20 addmission; For more information, call (562) 699-2500.

Tuesday, June 25

5:30-7:00pm —Financial Literacy Workshop Presented by the ELACC. This interactive, in-depth workshop will teach participants how to create & stick to a budget, set financial goals, and save for the future! Location:  Chase Homeownership Center (CHOC), 1241 S. Soto St. LA 90023. Space is limited!  For more information or to register, call Cindy Adame (323) 604-1973 or email to register.

Wednesday, June 26

4-5pm—Teen Summer Reading Kick Off at Bell Gardens Library. In preparation for the delicious summer reading program, teens are invited to unleash their inner artist/chef and create their very own recipe book with index cards. Decorate the cards using whatever materials you desire. The Library is located at 7110 S. Garfield Ave. Bell Gardens, 90201. For more information, call (562) 927-1309.

5-6pm—Fun Science! At the Chet Holifield Library in Montebello. Our performer will show us a lot of different science tricks…some you can even eat! Children under age 5 must be accompanied by an adult for this program. Food ingredients may include dairy products or nuts. The library is located at 1060 S. Greenwood Ave., Montebello, 90640. For more information, call  (323) 728-042.


Senior and Caregiver Resource Fair at White Memorial Medical Center on June 27. The resource fair is presented by Rose Hills & Mexican American Opportunity Foundation in partnership with WMMC. The event will provide information on Medicare and Medi-Cal and changes, the Affordable Care Act, Fall Prevention and Safety, and more. There will also be health screenings, admission is free. The event will be from 8:30 am – 2:30 pm at WMMC located at 1720 Cesar Chavez Ave., Los Angeles CA 90033. For more information visit or call Elizabeth Jimenez (323) 278-3896.

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