Community Calendar: October 17, 2013- October 23, 2013

By EGP News

Today, Thurs. Oct. 17

5:30-7:30pm—Meeting on the LA River Ecosystem Restoration LA River Feasibility Study. Get more information on the US Army Corps of Engineers study to restore and revitalize a stretch of the river from Burbank to Downtown LA. Make comments for the record. The meeting will be held at the Los Angeles River Center: 570 W. Avenue 26, LA 90065. For more information, call USACE Public Affairs, (213) 452-3925.


Friday, Oct. 18

7pm—Free Family Movie Night at Pillar of Fire in Highland Park. “Never back down, never give up, never lose faith” is the theme of the feature film “Facing the Giant.” Pillar of Fire is located at 4900 N. Figueroa St., LA 90042. For more information, visit .


Saturday, Oct. 19

9am-2pm—Garcetti to Host Free Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Application Session at LA City Hall. Participants will receive free step-by-step help in Spanish, English or Korean from eligibility screening to financing application fee options. To RSVP visit: or call 1-888-DREAM-31.

9am-3:30pm—Harmony Festival Car Show and Artisans’ Faire in Monterey Park. Over 100 classic hot rods & modified vehicles will be displayed and judged. Local artisans will sell handmade jewelry, candles, holiday decorations and unique gift items. Food booths, live entertainment, children’s craft workshops & activities for the entire family. Location: Barnes Park: 350 S. McPherrin Ave. For more information, call (626) 307-1388.

9am-12pm— Fall Community Wellness Fair at Beverly Hospital in Montebello. The event  will offer free health screenings, health lectures, exercise demonstrations & free flu vaccines to adults on a first come, first served basis while supplies last. Pulmonary, diabetic foot, blood pressure and glucose screenings are free; blood chemistry panel is $25. Fair is free and open to the public. Beverly Hospital is located at 101 E. Beverly Blvd., Montebello, CA 90640. For more information, call (800) 618-6664.

Noon-2pm—Affordable Care Act Information Session at Burbank Middle School in Highland Park, hosted by Congressman Xavier Becerra. Get information on the law that required you to have health insurance, enrollment opportunities, and the Covered California insurance marketplace. School is located at 6460 N. Figueroa St., LA 90042.


Sunday, Oct. 20

2pm—Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library Celebrates National Family History Month with Program on “Sun Mei and Sun Yat-Sen: The Brother and the Hero.” Local historian and author, Robert K.H. Cup Choy will share stories the history of the Sun Family’s life in Hawaii. A video and Q & A session are part of the program. Location: Bruggemeyer Library Friends Room, 318 S. Ramona Ave., Monterey Park, 91754. For more information, call (626) 307-1368.


Monday, Oct. 21

7pm—BIENESTAR Benefit Latin Factory IX “An Evening in Black” fashion show at Circus Disco in Hollywood. Event showcases exclusive collections of up-and-coming Latino designers & renowned names of the fashion industry. Proceeds support BIENESTAR’s programs and services. Tickets: VIP $75; General $20 in advance/ $30 at the door. For information or to buy tickets, visit


Tuesday, Oct. 22

9am—Public Hearing on AT&T Wireless Facility proposed for 2448 N. Eastern Ave. LA 90022. Hearing Location: L.A. City Hall – Room 1020-200 N. Spring St. (enter on Main Street.)


Wednesday, Oct. 23

7:30-9am—East Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce “Coffee Connections” at Chalio Mexican Restaurant. Learn about small business opportunities to work with LA County; resources & tax information; free entrepreneurial education and more. Chalio’s is located at 760 S. Atlantic Blvd., LA 90022. For more information, visit or call (323) 263-2005.

6-8pm—Caltrans Workshop In El Sereno on Sale of SR-710 Surplus Properties. Caltrans will provide background information and solicit input for the drafting of affordable sales regulations in compliance with existing law for sale of SR-710 properties (single & multi-family housing) no longer needed. Doors open 5pm. Spanish interpreters available. Location: El Sereno Senior Citizens Center, 4818 Klamath Pl., LA 90032.



Montebello Town Hall Meeting with CALTRANS Thurs, Oct. 24 at Montebello City Hall. Residents can ask questions and share their concerns over CALTRANS maintenance. Residents are encouraged to attend the meeting if they have issues with flooding, freeway emissions, freeway noise and security. The meeting will begin at 6:30pm. Montebello City Hall is located at 1600 W. Beverly Blvd. For more information, call (323) 887-1437.


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