Community Calendar: September 26, 2013 – October 2, 2013

By EGP News

Today, Thur., Sept. 26

3:30-4:30pm—Eagle Rock Library: Learn about bullying vs. cyber-bullying, victims of cyber-bullying and how these actions affect your future. Library is located at 5027 Caspar Ave, LA 90041. For more information, call (323) 258-8078.

7pm—Montebello Candidates Forum hosted by the Armenian National Committee of America- San Gabriel Valley. Free & open to the public. Topics include the Montebello Hills project, the city’s economic state & public safety. Residents will also have the opportunity to ask questions. Forum will be held at the Montebello Armenian Center: 420 Washington Blvd., Montebello, 90640. For more information, (562) 833-5906.

7pm—Walt Disney Concert Hall Inside Out 10 Year Anniversary Celebration featuring Las Cafeteras and The Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra for a free concert. Seating is first come, first served. No tickets required. Location: Wilshire United Methodist Church, 4350 Wilshire Blvd, LA. For more information, visit


Saturday, Sept. 28

3-5pm—Benjamin Franklin Library In East LA Hosts Immigration & Naturalization Information Session. Get information about the process, immigration reform legislation and how to choose an immigration lawyer. Advice is free & provided by members of the community. No lawyers will be present.  The library is located at 2200 E. 1st St LA 90033. For more information, call (323) 263-6901.

10am—New Location!-River Rally Sept. 28 to Support LA River Plan Study Alternative 20 at Marsh Park. The US Army Corps of Engineers has released their plan for restoring the Los Angeles River and is recommending a more conservative option, Alternative 13, and will start excepting comments on Sept. 20. Program will include speakers, exhibits & entertainment. The park is located at 2960 Marsh St. LA 90039. For more information, visit


Sunday, Sept. 29

9am-3pm—The SoCal Animal Response Team (SCART) 8th Annual Pet Fair in the Parkat the Marine Stadium Park, Long Beach. Proceeds support nonprofit organization’s efforts to respond, train & educate the public to prepare for a disaster and train them to care for their animals before, during and after a crisis. More information visit .

2-6pm—Avenue 50 Studio’s 6th Semi-Annual Fundraiser and Art Auction at the Historical Pico House at Olvera Street: 424 N. Main St. LA 90012. Includes a Silent art auction, poetry, music & refreshments. General admission tickets are $35. For more information, including a list of artists, visit


Tuesday, Oct. 1

3:30-4:30pm—City Terrace Library Knitting & Crocheting Club Meets. Do you love to knit or crochet? Don’t know how but want to learn? Join the group & they’ll help you get started. Library is located at 4025 E. City Terrace Dr. LA 90063. For more information, call (323) 261-0295.

6-8pm—Don Bosco Tech High School Free College Fair-Open to high school & middle school families. Over 100 represented; break out sessions on selecting the right college and paying for it. Free admission & parking; food trucks on site; performance by USC Marching Band. Don Bosco is located at 1151 San Gabriel Blvd., Rosemead, 91770. Register at


Wednesday, Oct. 2 

6-7:30pm—Cypress Park Library Presents Alice Bag, author of Violence Girl: East L.A. Rage to Hollywood Stage, A Chicana Punk Story, who will discuss her book and play music. Library is located at 1150 Cypress Ave. LA 90065. For more information, call (323) 224-0039.



East Los Angeles Women’s Center 16th Annual Mujeres de Paz Candlight Vigil & Procession Oct. 3 in observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Walk with family, friends & survivors in memory & to stand up against domestic violence. Meet at 6pm at the Mural of the La Virgen De Guadalupe at the corner of Cesar Chavez Ave & Mednik. The procession ends at the East Los Angeles College Performing Arts Center Courtyard. For more information, call (323) 526-5819 or go

Free Forum Oct. 3-The Affordable Care Act: What’s in it for you? Hosted by the League of Women Voters Pasadena, 10:30 am at the Women’s City Club, 160 N. Oakland Ave., Pasadena. The program will be open to questions & discussion. about how to assist in an outreach and education effort of the League. Information & reservations for lunch are available by calling the League office, (626) 798-0965. Lunch is $25, including tax and tip. Free parking is available on Madison Avenue behind the Women’s City Club.

Montebello Lions Club Pancake Breakfast Oct. 5 at  the Montebello Senior Center, 8:30am to noon. The cost is $5 per person; proceededs benefit Lions Club’s community service projects, such as the free eye exams that will be conducted Oct. 11 at the senior center from 10am to 2pm. The center is located at 115 S. Taylor Ave. For info, call (909) 598-0554.

Annual Eagle Rock Music Festival Oct. 5.  The festival showcases a variety of innovative, multicultural and local music at various business locations on Colorado Blvd in Eagle Rock. Free to attend. For info, call (323) 226-1617, or visit www.cfaer.

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