Community Calendar: June 27,2013- July 3, 2013

By EGP News

Today, Thur. June 27

8:30am-2:30pm—Senior and Caregiver Resource Fair at White Memorial Medical Center presented in partnership with Rose Hills & Mexican American Opportunity Foundation. Get information on Medicare and Medi-Cal changes, the Affordable Care Act, Fall Prevention and Safety, and more. There will also be health screenings; admission is free. White Memorial is located at 1720 Cesar Chavez Ave., LA 90033. For more information visit or call Elizabeth Jimenez (323) 278-3896.


Friday, June 28

5:30-10pm—2013 Miss Monterey Park Pageant Hosted By the Monterey Park Chamber of Commerce. Young women ages 18-28 will compete for a $1,000 scholarship and the title of Miss Monterey Park. Pageant will be held at Ocean Star Restaurant at 145 N. Atlantic Blvd #201. Price of admission ($25 in advance/$35 at the door) includes eight-course meal with live entertainment. For more information, contact Elizabeth Yang, at (626) 570-9429 or


Saturday, June 29

9am-1:30pm—Sin Turistas Photography Workshop-The Sights & Sounds of Highland Park-will visit 5 storefronts on York as part of an effort to document and express the changing landscape in Los Angles. Review some basics based on skill level, then meet with some of the business owners & hear their stories. Group critique of images at a unique location TBA. Open to all levels of photographers. For more information, visit

9am-4pm—American Heroes Air Show at Hansen Dam Sports Complex. Show is part of the  premier admission-free, helicopter-only aviation event featuring helicopters from local, county, state, private media and Federal / DOD agencies. Hansen Dam is located at 11398 Foothill Blvd., Lake View Terrace 91342. Free parking. For more information, visit

10am—Free Concert to Kick Off Commerce Summer Reading Program. The concert features “Substitute Rock Star: The Mr. Grant Show!” This live comedy rock show is filled with songs that kids will love — and parents will tolerate. It’s packed with music, improvisation, puppets, audience participation and more. Location: Commerce Central Library, 5655 Jillson St. Commerce. Sign up for free reading program, “Reading is so Delicious,” at any of Commerce’s 4 libraries. For more information, call the Central Library at (323) 722-6660.

10am-5pm—4th Annual Bug Fair at Kidspace Museum in Pasadena. Insect enthusiasts, educators, and bug professionals will offer dynamic presentations, conduct demonstrations, and sell insect specimens (living and prepared). Kidspace is located at 480 N. Arroyo Blvd., in Brookside Park, Pasadena. For more information, including price of admission, go to

2pm—Annual Independence Day Parade, Concert & Fireworks Show in El Sereno. Parade starts at Van Horne Ave. & Huntington Dr. & ends at El Sereno Park, where there will be a moon bounce, community booths & more. Live concert at 4pm El Sereno Recreation Center, 4721 Klamath St., & a Fireworks show at dusk. Hosted by Councilman Jose Huizar, El Sereno Stallions Football & El Sereno Bicentennial Committee. For more information, call Huizar’s office at (323) 226-1646.

7:30pm—Historic Highland Park Neighborhood Council Presents Movie Night Under the Stars at the Highland Park Recreation Center: 6150 Piedmont Ave., LA 90042. Free admission. Bring blankets, chairs and snacks. The screening will be E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, so bring the family!



City of Commerce Three-day 4th of July Carnival Celebration at Rosewood Park, July 4-7. Event includes rides, games, food, entertainment and a Fireworks Show on the 4th of July at 9pm. Free admission. Discounted pre-sale ride wristbands available thru July 3 at the Dept. of Parks & Rec at the Brenda Villa Aquatics Center for $17 (unlimited rides.) New wristband needed for each day. Rosewood Park is located at 5600 Harbor St., Commerce.

Metro July 4 Art Tour Leads to Fireworks, Great Food, Special Discounts. The first of three free summer artist-led walking tours (first Thursday of the month) will end at Grand Park and The Music Center’s 4th of July Block Party event, which will feature live music, food trucks and, for the first time downtown, fireworks. Tour covers stories from local artists about their artworks. Meet at 5:30 p.m. at the entrance to the 7th Street/Metro Center Station, northeast corner of Figueroa and 7th Street. Limited space; first come first served. For more information visit and click on Art Tours or call (213) 922-4ART.

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