Community Calendar: July 18, 2013 – July 25, 2013

By EGP News

Today, Thursday July 18

6-8pm—Summer SR 710 North Study All Communities Convening Information Session hosted by Metro and Caltrans in El Sereno. Learn about five transit options being explored that aim to reduce congestion and improve mobility in the San Gabriel Valley, East/Northeast Los Angeles, and the region. The first of three meetings will take place at the Los Angeles Presbyterian Church, 2241 N Eastern Ave. LA 90032. Additional meetings will be held July 20 at Blair High School, 1201 S. Marengo Ave., Pasadena, 9:30-11:30am. For more information, visit metro.net/sr710study.

7pm—LADWP Presentation to Historic Highland Park Neighborhood Council on reporting electricity outages, why outages occur & what to do in an emergency. LADWP reps will take questions on the impact of growth/building on local energy needs. Meeting is open to the public and will be held at the Highland Park Senior Center: 6152 N. Figueroa St., LA 90042. For more .information, visit www.HighlandParkNC.com

 

Friday, July 19

2pm—Conversation With Artist Carmen Argote at ELAC’s Vincent Price Art Museum. Artist/urban planner James Rojas will use Argote’s current installation, 720 sq. ft.: Shape Seeps Through, as a jumping-off-point to discuss how patterns created by childhood spaces drive us to change and to seek comfort in the built environment of both our domestic and public spaces. Free & open to the public. Location: VPAM Large Gallery: 1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez Monterey Park, 91754. For more information, visit www.vincentpriceartmuseum.org.

 

Saturday, July 20

9:30-11am—Summer SR 710 North Study All Communities Convening Information Session hosted by Metro and Caltrans in Pasadena. Learn about five transit options being explored that aim to reduce congestion and improve mobility in the San Gabriel Valley, East/Northeast Los Angeles, and the region.

10am-2pm—Bell Gardens 2013 Business and Community Expo at Veterans Park. The event will feature a job and resource fair, free health screenings, fitness demonstrations, educational workshops and over 50 indoor and outdoor business exhibits. Free admission. Veterans Park is located at 6662 Loveland St. For more information, call (562) 806-2355.

8pm— Metro & Downtown Film Festival L.A. Present Free Screening of “Chinatown” Inside Metro’s Historic Los Angeles Union Station. The Oscar-winning 1974 neo-noir film has long been hailed as one the greatest films of all time & one of the defining movies of L.A. Event is free to the public but RSVP required: www.dffla.com. Show your Metro TAP card at check-in and get access to preferential seating & one free beverage. Picnics ok; no alcohol allowed. Union Station is located at 800 N. Alameda St. LA. 90012. Take Metro for no hassle access.

 

Tuesday, July 23

6-8pm—Summer SR 710 North Study All Communities Convening Information Session hosted by Metro and Caltrans in Monterey Park. Learn about five transit options being explored that aim to reduce congestion and improve mobility in the San Gabriel Valley, East/Northeast Los Angeles, and the region. The meeting will be held at the Langley Senior Center in Monterey Park, 400 W. Emerson Ave. For more information, visit metro.net/sr710study.

 

Upcoming

Town Hall Meeting on July 25 hosted by State Sen. Kevin de León & the Boyle Heights Neighborhood Council a the PUENTE Learning Center. Issues to be discussed include public safety, environment, education and immigration. The meeting will take place at 6pm. There will also be a demonstration performance by The LA Opera artists and members of The Zarzuela Project, a collaboration of The Mariachi Conservatory and LA Opera. PUENTE is located at 501 S Boyle L.A. For more information, go to www.bhnc.net.

Garfield Alumni Foundation First Annual Sports Classic Golf on July 29 at the Montebello Country Club. The Shotgun scramble tournament is limited to the first 144 golfers, with registration starting at 7am. $500 for a foursome/$125.00 individual golfers: includes green fees, cart and on course snacks and awards luncheon. All proceeds are tax-deductible, Proceeds benefit Garfield High School Sports programs and the GAF Scholarship fund. For more information, visit www.garfieldalumnifoundation.org or call Rick Sanchez at (626) 290-3535, Joe Espinosa , (562) 896-4788, or Coach Lorenzo Hernandez, (562) 706-9954

52nd Anniversary “Celebrate Bell Gardens!” Aug. 1-4 at Bell Gardens Veterans Park. Four-day event sponsored by the city & the Lions Club of Bell Gardens. Event will include carnival rides, games, salsa preparation contest, pancake breakfast, and the Miss Bell Gardens Mayor’s reception. Park is located at 6662 Loveland St. For more information ,call Alex Noriega at (562) 806-7650.

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